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mlIlU"   PAGE 2A - The Malakoff News - Wednesday, August 22, 2001 Community The Malakoff News Start My Subscription! Yes, I want to subscribe ( ) Please send me a one ryear+,: subscriptiomto The Matff.ews. Flease re-n my subsclption ( ) Name Addess City State Zip + Subscription Rates $17.00 per year in Henderson County " $22.00 per year elsewhere in Texas $25.00 per year outside Texas The Malakoff News P.O' Box 509 Malakoff, Tx. 903-489-0531 i i Commiato Hitek Compttev8 " Pcwts ccessovies Nvailable v evoice Calls Monday thru Friday * 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 102 W. Royall Blvd. Malakoff 489-1807 L _! 202 South Terry St. 1 B lo(kSo+th of the Light 20-70%" \\; BIG SALE Now through Labor Day Open 7 Days a Week 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 903-489-3343 i + "It takes an awful lot of cosmeties i+ to achieve the natural " look. j' / Natural clay gives you the natural look of brick, naturally. ACME [ BRICKP Since 1891 The Best Thing to Have Around Your House Texas Clay Plant 903-753-2679 / 903-489-1331 W. Leo Wade Services for W. Leo Wade, 60 of Louisiana, were at 3 p.m. 'AUg, t 17 at Tomlinson Funeral Home Chapel in Malakoff with Br0ale Norris officiating. Interment followed at Trinidad Cem- etery under the direction of Tomlinson Funeral Home of Malakoff. Mr. Wade was born April 16, 1941 in Sanger, Texas to the late Wilford and Gracie Wade and passed away August 14, 2001 in Shreveport, Louisiana. Mr. Wade has been a lifelong resident of the lake area until recently moving to Louisiana. He married Alice Juanita Collett in March of 1967 in Sanger. He worked as a drillman in the oil industry for 38 years before retiring in 1995. Mr. Wade was of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his wife of 31 years, Alice Juanita Wade on October 28, 1998; parents, Wilford and Gracie Wade and daughter, Diana Roe in 1990. Survivors include his children, Kenneth Wade of Bossier City, Louisiana; Evelyn Voision of Sands Springs, OK and Neil Roe of Arizona; eight grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren. His grandsons served as Pallbearers. Ola Lee Farmer Services for Ola Lee Farmer were at 2 p.m. August 18 at First United Methodist Church of Mabank with Rev. Glen Blackmon, Rev. Mickey Loftis and Mattie and Meg Mojica offi- ciating, Interment followed at Oaldawn Cemetery in Mabank. Mrs. Farmer was born July 26, 1917 in Kanfman County to Henry Franklin and Ola Percy Farmer. She married Ed Gordon on September 19, 1939 and they reared two children, Thomas Frank Richardson and Brenda Bill Richardson. She graduated from Navarro Jr. College as aPsychiatric Nurse Technician and was employed at Terrell State Hospital until her retirement in 1979. She was a member of the order of the Eastern Star and a member of the First United Methodist Church of Mabank. Most importantly, "Mother Pig" asked to be remembered as a "simple woman", a wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother that loved her family, her home and her things. Many hours of her precious life were spent making homemade dolls, quilts, home- made candles, and tireless readings of stories to adoring chil- dren, all of whose lives were blessed by her unending efforts, abundant love and unfailing grace. She Was truly an example of motherhood. She was preceded in death by her parents, sister, Cloy and four brothers, Rubie, Lester, J.D. and Jack Farmer. Survivors include her daughter, Brenda Bill Hargrove and her husband, Guy Thomas; son, Thomas Frank Richardson and his wife, Joan; grandchi|en, Ja Cobb and+her husband, Ed, JeanetteRiehi;hn RiP'son, Julie+dlaw and her Mojica r.kusbanantos, Guy Bill Hargrove and his wife, Allece, Nancy Dougherty and Tommy Evans; great grandchildren, Mattie Lane, Meg Lane, Joseph Mojica, Jeancie Mojica, Julie Hargrove, Hope Dougherty, Jus- tice Dougherty, Gabriel Thomas Evans, Michael Longoria, Leslie Longoria, and Travis Wardlaw; nieces and nephews, Rubie Farmer Jr. and his wife, Jeanice, L.L. Farmer, JR Zajic and his wife, Margaret, Sybil Sluder and her husband Jim Beavers, Lonnie Lighffoot andhis wife, Mary, Frank Farmer, and his son, Jonathan, Keven and Greg Farmer and families. Donald S. Chattin Services for Donald S. Chattin, 65 of Mabank, were at 10 a.m. August 22 at Eubank Memorial Chapel with Rev. Nick Holloway and Rev. John Wilkins officiating. Interment followed at Cedar Creek Memorial Park in Mabank under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home and Cemetery in Mabank. Mr. Chattin was born October 12, 1935 in Canton, Georgia and passed away August 18, 2001 in Athens. He was a truck driver and a former member of Jacees of Oakcliff. He was a member of the Deacon Victory Baptist Church and of Citizens on Patrol. Survivors include his wife, Georgia Chattin of Mabank; daugh- ter, Kay Lunsford of Maxie; brother, Eddie A. Chattin Jr. of Amarillo and two grandchildren. BE INDEPENDENT. When James K "Bob" Morgan began having difficulty seeing the road signs while driving, he decided it was time to have his eyes checked. He chose Robert J. Nettune, M.D. as his eye care specialist. "Bob" is grateful to Nettune Eye Associates for taking care of his'eyes and saving his independence. For over 17 years, your neighbors in Henderson County, have entrusted their eyes to Nettune Eye Associates. Licensed by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners, Robert J. Nettune, M.D. is a leader in the field and offers the latest advanced laser technology and no We're in the neighborhood. Florine Helen Hobin Starek Services for Florine Helen Hobin Starek, 59 of Kemp, were at 3:30 p.m. August 20 at St. Jude's Catholic Church in Gun Barrel City. Funeral Mass followed at 4:00 p.m. Interment was at St. Joseph's Cemetery in Ennis. Mrs. Starek was born in 1919 in Bremond, Roberson County to Mike and Maggie Widacki and passed away in Kemp August 17, 2001. She was one of nine children and passed away almost six months to the day after the passing of her husband of 59 years, John. After moving to Dallas she met Johnnie Starek. The hand- some couple was married in Springfield, Missouri on May 3, 1942 while John was serving in the army during World War II. She was the mother of three children, John Michael, Jennifer "Jessica" and Elizabeth Ann. Although born and raised in a small town, Florine was a "city girl," preferring the cultural and educational opportuni- ties of urban life. She always loved to shop downtown Dallas, espe- cially Titches, Sanger Harris and Niemans. Florine loved to eat out. A prayerful Catholic woman who participated in and led many prayer and bible study groups, Florine was also active in church and charitable organizations. She was a member of the Holy Trinity and St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church Guilds, Catholic Daughter of America, KJZT Czech Club and suppoJled the St. Vincent de Paul Society. She sang in the St. Elizabeth's Funeral Choir. She loved to take food and alms to the Discalced Carmelite Nuns in West Dallas. Once weekly she cooked and delivered dinner to the School Sisters of Notre Dame, first at St. Elizabeth then at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parishes. Baking and cooking were her specialties. Herkitchen often smelled of homemade bread, kolaches, Polish cabbage roll, pinto beans and lasagna. Florine liked to travel. She had a love for rummage and garage sales, running the "Old Blue Top" house sale for St. Elizabeth's parish for years. She also loved gardening. In her healthy years a beautiful flower and vegetable garden was always tended and in bloom. She played tennis and enjoyed swimming. She was preceded in death by her husband, John; brothers, Leon, Edd, K.C. and Fred Hobin and her sister Annie Grudzrecke. Survivors include her children, John Michael and his wife Sandy Opalka Starek of Grapevine; Jennifer "Jessica" and Elizabeth Ann Starek of Aley; grandchildren, Noelle Aimee Starek Tiano and her husband Bill of West V'uginia; Michael John of Corpus Christi and Mikaela and John Paul of Grapevine; sisters, Verna Young of Dallas and Louise Face of Florida and brother, Bill Hobin of Dallas. Donations in lieu of flowers can be made to St. Jude's Catholic Church in Gun Barrel City. + Jessie Carter McWhorter . . , +. +-+.+ .+ l++.,J Services for Jesste Carter McWhorter, 92, were August 19 at 2 p.m. at Shady Oaks Baptist Church of Cross Roads with Rev. Robert Davis officiating. Interment followed at Post Oak Cem- etery in Cross Roads under the direction of Tomlinson Funeral Home of Malakoff. Mrs. McWhorter was bom February 17, 1909 to the late Aurthur D. and Sarah Elmira Owen Carter in Mt. Pleasant and passed away August 16, 2001 in a local hospital in Athens. She worked as a cashier at Dairy Queen for15 years, retiring in 1982. She was a member of Parkview Baptist Church in Malakoff. She was pre- ceded in death by her parents; children, Billie Made Nichols and Marlin Horace Nichols; brother, Marshall Carter; sisters, Bobbie Reed and Leslie Franklin and grandgon, Steve Randal Anding. Survivors include her children, Hilda Jo Anding of Malakoff; Betty Fontenot of Malakoff; Jeanie Hampton of Malakoff and Keetah Holly of Mena, Arkansas; brothers and sisters, Harold Carter of Jacksonville, FL; Horace L. Carter of Sherman; A.D. Carter of Temecula, Califomia; Durwood Carter of Grapeland; Howard Carter of Normangee; Bessie Filbrick of Athens and Jean Turner of Athens; 16 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; 10 great great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Pallbearers were grandsons and great grandsons. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association. Lillian Betts Services for Mrs. Lillian Betts, 77 of Eustace, were at 2 p.m. August 22 at Eubank Memorial Chapel with Mr. Jack Dyer offi- ciating. Interment followed at Payne Cemetery under the direc- tion of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home of Mabank. Mrs. Betts was born August 24, 1925 in Humboldt, AZ and passed away August 19, 2001 in Eustace. She was a home- maker. Survivors include her husband, William Betts of Eustace; daugh- ters, Krystal Betts of Eustace and Iris Mae Wasson of Albu- querque, NM; sons, Rudy O. Betts Of Eustace; Walter L. Betts of Irving and William M. Betts of Eustace; eight grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Pallbearers were Jason Betts, Jeff Betts, William Betts IV, Dennis Parson, Dennis Haney and Tim Huckaby. Donald Allen Fredenburg Memorial services for Donald Allen Fredenburg will be an- nounced at a later date. Services will be under the direction of Anderson-Clayton Bros. Funeral Home of Mesquite. Mr. Fredenburg was born May 20, 1923 in Newark Valley, New York and passed away August 20, 2001 in Mesquite. He was resident of Malakoff for a number of years and worked in General Maintenance. Mr. Fredenburg was also a veteran of the United States Army. Survivors include his wife of many years, Marietta Hults Fredenburg; children, Donald E. Fredenburg; Susan Hyde; Rob- ert Gee; Sheila Peck; Michele Ratliff; Debra Davis; Timothy Fredenburg; Kathy Santos and Donna Fredenburg; brothers, Floyd, Donna and Charles Fredenburg and Paul and Doug "Fredenburg; 19 grandchildren; nine great grandchildren and a host of loving friends and neighbors also survive him.