Obituaries

Wed
19
Apr

Janet Bixby Thompson

Janet Thompson

Janet Bixby Thompson

May 15, 1932

April 13, 2017

Wed
19
Apr

M.J. Raymond

M.J. Raymond

M.J. Raymond

August 5, 1938

April 6, 2017

Wed
19
Apr

Deryl Missildine

Deryl Missildine

Deryl Missildine

October 5, 1941

April 15, 2017

Deryl Missildine, 75, formerly of Fairfield, died Saturday, April 15, in Tyler. Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 18, at Lake Chapel Cemetery with Bro. Ricky Missildine officiating. Pallbearers were Randy Turner, Larry Rice, David Missildine, Sid Fryer, Olen Clary, and Shelton Snow. Mr. Missildine was born October 5, 1941, in Fairfield, to parents Lee Boyd and Ruby Hughes Missildine. He was a retired pipeliner and former owner of M-Co in Freestone, Texas. For the past six years, he had been residing in Tennessee Colony having relocated there from Palestine.

Wed
01
Feb

Glenna Green

Glenna Green

March 6, 1940

January 29, 2017

Wed
01
Feb

W.C. Barger

William Cleofus (W. C.) Barger

November 5, 1925

January 25, 2017

Wed
11
Jan

Rose Gilbreath

Rose Gilbreath

January 12, 1956

January 8, 2017

Rose Gilbreath, 60, of Fairfield, passed away Sunday morning at East Texas Medical Center in Fairfield. She was born January 12,1956, in Corpus Christi, to Thomas and Mildred Rayborn. Rose was a realtor and was very active in the real estate industry. She was active with and loved her church family. The door of her home was always open and the coffee pot going for anyone who stopped by. Over the years Rose served as an advocate of troubled women. She loved people and had a heart of gold. Rose enjoyed bird watching, listening to live music, sewing, cooking, and reading. She loved spending time with her husband, children, and her grandchildren. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend.

 

 

Wed
11
Jan

Peggy Camille Baker

Peggy Camille Baker

June 23, 1933

January 7, 2017

Peggy Camille Baker was born in Richland on June 23, 1933, and went to be with the Lord on Jan. 7. Peggy was raised in the East Texas Oilfield at Turnertown by her mother, Bonnie Moore Holland and her father, Cherry Holland. She came to know the Lord as a child in Turnertown. She graduated from Gaston High School and attended Tyler Jr. College and was part of the Apache Belles, then went on to graduate from the University of Texas in Austin. Peggy had a busy career as a secretary, but her most important role was that of a mother. She married Hulon David Baker, from Grapeland, in 1959. They had three children, Cheryl Pillans, of Winkler; Mari Anne Corker, of Dallas; and David Layne Baker, of San Antonio.

 

 

Wed
11
Jan

Mary Current Adams

Mary Current Adams

October 6, 1954

January 4, 2017

Mary Current Adams passed away Jan. 4, in Dallas, at the age of 62. Funeral services were at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 10, at Blair-Stubbs Chapel in Mexia with Bro. Tommy Lance officiating. Visitation with the family was 1 to 2 p.m., prior to the service Tuesday. Mary was born October 6, 1954, in Fairfield, to Sam and Omah Faye Lance Carter. She was in administration for Texas Baptist for a number of years. Mary was a loving mother and grandmother; her world revolved around her family, especially the grandchildren. She enjoyed family gatherings, arts and crafts, crocheting, and babysitting. Mary was also a devoted Christian whose faith in God was strong.

 

 

Thu
29
Dec

Joe Curtis Pate

Joe Curtis Pate was born to R.E. Pate, Sr. and Lorine Scott Pate, in Donie. He grew up in Donie, and attended Donie and Teague public schools. He was a member of the New Spring Seat Baptist Church of Donie. Joe was employed with Turner Feed and Buffalo Creek Ranch, all of Donie, and M.D. Construction, of Fairfield.

 

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Thu
29
Dec

Malcolm Mims Wood

Malcolm Mims Wood

June 20, 1930

December 23, 2016

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