Obituaries

Wed
29
Nov

Dorothy Nadene Hawkins Brown "Jackie"

Dorothy Brown

Mrs. Dorothy Nadene Hawkins Brown "Jackie"

April 10, 1933

November 18, 2017

The Angelic Hosts came for Mrs. Dorothy Brown in the Fairfield Nursing and Rehab Center of Fairfield among loving family and devoted friends. Memorial services are planned for a later date following her instructions for the disposition of cremation. Born in Crescent, Oklahoma, to John C. and Betty E. Norwood Hawkins, Dorothy graduated from Douglas High School. She and Edward Lee Brown, a native of Teague, were married and lived in Los Angeles, California for a number of years. Dorothy spent many years as a nursing home caregiver, and she and Edward Lee moved back to Teague more than 33 years ago. Dorothy was the oldest of 13 children, had a twin sister, Doris, who preceded her in death, and was a sibling to a second set of twins.

 

 

Wed
29
Nov

Damon Allen

Damon Allen

Damon Allen

October 4, 1976

November 23, 2017

Wed
29
Nov

Bryan Lee Bradley

Bryan Bradley

Bryan Lee Bradley

September 23, 1962

November 20, 2017

Bryan Lee Bradley passed away unexpectedly at home on Nov. 20, in Wortham, at the age of 55. Funeral services were held Saturday, Nov. 25, at Mexia First Assembly, with everyone welcomed to celebrate Bryan’s life. Reverend Jason Ellis officiated and burial followed in Faulkenberry Cemetery.

Wed
08
Nov

Paula Snider

Paula Snider

Paula Snider

June 21, 1949

October 30, 2017

Paula Snider, of Fairfield, passed away on Monday night, Oct. 30, at Christus Mother of Francis Hospital in Tyler at the age of 68. She was born in Fairfield to Avis Lewis on June 21, 1949. She married Barry Snider in November 1968 in Fairfield at Antioch Church. She started working as a waitress and seamstress. She later went to work for the Fairfield Post Office and retired after 30 years. She did photography and genealogy in her spare time. Her greatest accomplishment was a book called Your Antioch Family that won grand prize from the Texas State Genealogy Society.

 

Wed
08
Nov

Gary Edward Bennett

Gary Bennett

Gary Edward Bennett

December 9, 1940

October 30, 2017

Gary Edward Bennett, 76, of Wortham, went home to his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Oct. 30, in Fairfield following a long and brave battle against Mesothelioma lung cancer. Private family memorial services will be held at a later date. Gary was born December 9, 1940, in Wortham, to parents L.T. and Billye Louise Means Bennett. He served his country in the Air National Guard and the United States Air Force. He was a man of many talents and accomplishments. He approached life with great passion and integrity. He was a gifted speaker with an outgoing personality. Gary never met a stranger. He loved nature and outdoors activities; especially hunting.

 

Wed
08
Nov

Homer Ray Brown

Homer Ray Brown

Homer Ray Brown

January 31, 1949

October 29, 2017

Wed
08
Nov

Dillon Cole Hornik

Dillon Hornik

Dillon Cole Hornik

January 28, 1997

November 3, 2017

Dillion Cole Hornik, 20, of Fairfield, passed away Friday, Nov. 3, in Pecos, Texas. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, at Capps Memorial Chapel. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10, at The Cowboy Heritage Church on U.S. 84 between Fairfield and Teague with Mr. Derek Rogers officiating. Interment will follow at the Carlile Family Cemetery in Freestone County.

Dillion was born January 28, 1997 in Tahlequah, Oklahoma to parents Dale and Stormy Jones Hornik. He had been a Fairfield resident since 2012 moving from Ennis. He graduated from Fairfield High School in 2015.

 

Wed
08
Nov

Billy Harold Williams

Billy Harold Williams

Billy Harold Williams

September 17, 1956

October 27, 2017

Wed
01
Nov

Wanda Lou Moore

Wanda Lou Moore

Wanda Lou Moore
March 27, 1942
October 28, 2017
Wanda Lou Moore, 75, of Fairfield, passed away Saturday, Oct. 28, in Fairfield. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31, at Capps Memorial Chapel with Bro. Ed Ridge officiating. Interment followed at Lake Chapel Cemetery. Pallbearers were James Daniel Solley, James Steven Solley, Cheyenne Rosser Moore, Jacob Daniel Moore, Douglas Tapley, and Donald Ray Tapley, Jr. Mrs. Moore was born March 27, 1942 in Malakoff to parents Ellis L. and Myrtie O. Fuller Tapley. She had been a resident of Fairfield almost all of her life. On March 12, 1960 she married Wallace Moore and last March celebrated 57 years of marriage.

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Wed
01
Nov

Granval Jason Nance

Granval Jason Nance

Granval Jason Nance
February 2, 1921
October 26, 2017
Granval Jason Nance graced this earth on February 2, 1921. He departed on October 26, at the age of 96. He is preceded in death by: his parents, Irbie and Mamie Nance; sisters, Janice Richardson, Geneva Denman, and Sarah Allen; mother of his children, Janell Nance; daughter, Linda Sweeney; and his wife, Ora Nance. He is survived by: his daughter, Glenda Hickham, of Manvel, Texas; son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Michelle Nance, of Thornton; son and daughter-in-law, Ronnie and Sue Nance, of Alvin; stepdaughter and son-in-law, Laqueta and Don Posey, of Fairfield; 13 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren; sisters, Martha Angle and Mary McBay; along with many cousins, nieces and nephews. Granval was a gentleman who lived his life by Christian values. He was a loving son, brother, husband, dad and grandad, as well as a loyal friend. After family, his love was the United States Navy.

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