Obituaries

Thu
26
Nov

Glenice Lenore Wright

Glenice Lenore Wright was born in Scottsbluff, Nebraska on September 29, 1921 to the late Mr. and Mrs. Louis Jones. She confessed her life to Christ at an early age. She worked as a waitress for many years. She loved the Lord and her church. She enjoyed sewing and bible study. She is preceded in death by her parents; Mr. and Mrs. Louis Jones, siblings loyal; Lyle and Harry Jones, sisters; Arlu and Darlene DeGifford, eldest son; Raul Ray Reagan and his wife Betty Reagan. She was a devoted mother who leaves to cherish her memory a son and daughter-in-law; Dennis and Tress Arbaugh of Hearne, Texas, daughter; Darlene Taylor of Belleville, IL, daughter and son-in-law; Carol and Daniel Beck of Franklin, Texas. She leaves a host of grandchildren as well as great and great-great grandchildren.

Fri
20
Nov

Jeffrey James Allgood

Mr. Jeffrey James Allgood of Hearne, Texas went to heaven to be with our lord and savior on November 11, 2015 at the age of 48. He passed away in the comfort of his home in the arms of his loving wife. Jeff fought an 11-month battle with esophageal cancer. He was one of the most prominent and well respected managers in the corporate world at Loves Travel Stops. He is survived by his wife; Loree K. Allgood, his mother; Jeanette Allgood, 3 sons; Taylor Allgood, Tanner Allgood, and Mackenzie Allgood, three stepchildren; Shelby Easterling, Megan Easterling, and Joe Joe Easterling. a sister; Jaquelyn Giles and brother-in-law; Charles, 4 nieces, 1 nephew; Braedon, Madelyn, Josephine and Brielle. Jeff reunites with his late father Joe Allgood. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, November 14, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church at 2700 West Villa Maria in Bryan, Texas. 

Fri
13
Nov

Donald “Don “Dewitt Rightmire

Donald “Don “Dewitt Rightmire, 80 of Cameron, Texas formerly of Houston, Texas passed away surrounded by family and friends on November 8, 2015. Don was born on December 12, 1934 in Houston, Texas to Dewitt and Zula Rightmire. He graduated from Schreiner Institute in 1954 and from Sam Houston State University in 1959. On November 22, 1967 he married the love of his life Tommie Lou Bennett in Houston, Texas. Donald enjoyed his music, working and retired a few months prior to passing. He loved living in the country and spent most of his time working on his property where he lived for 25 years. Don is survived by his daughter; Cynthia Garcia and son-in-law Rene Garcia, son; Jared B. Rightmire, step son; Kenneth Nicholson, wife; Tommie L. Rightmire, two grandchildren; Selen A. Garcia and Lauren R. Garcia and numerous close friends. He was preceded in death by his parents Dewitt and Zula Rightmire and brothers; Robert, Claude and Jerry Rightmire.

Fri
13
Nov

Dora Charles Simpson

Dora Charles Simpson, 87, born September 8, 1928, of Hearne, Texas passed away on November 1, 2015. Her visitation was held Friday, November 6, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the All Families Mortuary Chapel in Hearne, Texas. Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 7 at St Emanuel Baptist Church, 200 S. Navasota Street, Hearne, Texas, 77859.

Fri
13
Nov

Josephine Amaro Loria

Josephine Amaro Loria, 82, passed peacefully on Tuesday, November 10, 2015 in Franklin, Texas. Visitation will be held at Memorial Funeral Home in Hearne, Texas on Wednesday, November 11 from 5:00 p.m. until 6:00p.m. with Rosary following at 6:00 p.m Funeral services will be held Thursday, November 12 at 2:00 p.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Hearne. Josephine is survived by her five children; Teresa and Louie Gregurek of Hearne, Texas,  Veronica and Raymond Scrimshire of Franklin, Texas, Mary Carol and Clayton Garrison of Gause, Texas, Brenda Loria of Mumford, Texas, and Sam Loria also of Mumford, Texas, seven grandchildren and one great grandchild. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Hearne, Texas and St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Franklin, Texas.

Fri
13
Nov

Donnie Dale Whitfield Orts

Donnie Dale Whitfield Orts, 93, passed away peacefully on the morning of November 4, 2015, at the Broadmoor Senior Living Facility in Bryan, Texas. Donnie was born in the town of Valley Mills in Bosque, Texas on February 20 1922. She was the youngest child of James Gertrude Reeder Whitfield and Thomas Burmer Whitfield. When her family moved to Hearne, Texas  Donnie met and married George N. Orts Jr. on February 22, 1941. They were married just shy of 74 years and had two children; James Michael and Georgia Carolyn. Donnie is preceded in death by her mother and father; James Gertrude Reeder Whitfield and Thomas Burmer Whitfield, daughter; Georgia Carolyn, husband; George N. Orts Jr., Brother; Giles Burmer Whitfield, and sister; Blanche Goodwin. She is survived by her son and daughter in law; Mike and Ettie Orts of Wheelock, Texas, grandchildren; Shelly and Kenneth Speaks, Kim and Charles Becan, and Michael Roll, 8 great grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren.

Fri
13
Nov

Stephen Thomas Nash, Sr.

Stephen Thomas Nash, Sr., age 72, passed away on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 in San Antonio, Texas and was interred on November 2, 2015 in Coker Cemetery, San Antonio, Texas. Tommy was born on October 7, 1943 in Hearne, Texas to John Cleveland Nash, Jr., and Ora Dell Cochran Nash. He grew up in Calvert, Texas, which held a special place in his heart throughout his life. He followed in his father’s footsteps as the President of the Nash- Davis-Campbell Reunion before handing it over to his cousin, Weldon Nash Jr. The reunion first started under the Walnut tree on the John Cleveland Nash Sr. farm in Calvert, Texas. While the farm left the family many years ago, the reunion has continued on and recently celebrated 75 years. Only two days before his death Tommy returned to Calvert with his  brother, Johnny, to relive memories and plant a commemorative walnut tree in the Calvert cemetery near the family plots.

Fri
06
Nov

Kenneth Lee DeZavala

Fri
06
Nov

Rose Mary Sifuentes

Fri
06
Nov

Lorraine Holt Wortham

Lorraine Holt Wortham, 79, of Franklin, Texas, was born October 14, 1936, and passed away on October 26, 2015. Lorraine is survived by two brothers; Joseph and Jack Bush, three daughters; Carol Deboard, Marilyn Rucker and Barbara Leggett, one son; A.B. Holt Jr. and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Funeral services are in care of Memorial Funeral Home in Hearne, Texas. Viewing will be held on Thursday, October 29, 2015 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. with a graveside service to be held at Klein Cemetery on Friday, October 30, 2015 in Tomball, Texas at 11:00 a.m.

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