Obituaries

Wed
18
Feb

Fuller

Charles Fuller, 84, of Pittsburg, died Wednesday, Feb. 11, at Southern Wind Manor in Pittsburg.  Mr. Fuller was born Feb. 7, 1931 in Pritchett. His funeral services were held Saturday, Feb. 14 at 10 a.m. at Erman Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Pittsburg with Virgil Faires officiating. Interment was held at Rose Hill Cemetery in Pittsburg.

Mr. Fuller was a member of the Greer Boulevard Church of Christ in Pittsburg; he worked for Lone Stars Steel, Pilgrim’s Pride and Bo Pilgrim. He served in the Air Force during the Korean War.

He is survived by his children and one son-in-law: Jona Fuller of Pittsburg, Monty Fuller of Pittsburg, Kathy and Bruce Carpenter of Pittsburg; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Mr. Fuller was preceded in death by his parents: Ben Fuller and Katy Lee Plant; his wife, Vashti Horton Fuller, and 15 siblings.

Wed
18
Feb

Craig

Ricky Murray Craig, 64, of Cookville, died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015. Services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11, at South Jefferson Baptist Church in Mount Pleasant with Bro. Gib Johnson officiating. Interment will follow at Farmers Academy Cemetery.

Mr. Craig was born on Sept. 29, 1950 in Mount Pleasant to W.O. Craig Jr. and Katie Hart Craig. He was a pharmacist. He graduated from the Southwestern School Pharmacy in 1974 and was a member of the North Zone Champs All District Football Team of 1968. He was also an ordained preacher.

Wed
18
Feb

Cook

Christine Frances Barton Cook passed on to be with the Lord after a brief illness at ETMC Tyler on Feb. 10. Funeral arrangements were set with Erman Smith Funeral Home in Pittsburg. Graveside services were held Saturday, Feb. 14, at 1 p.m. to honor her memory with love. Officiating was Brother Doyle Rust.
 

Wed
18
Feb

Albright

Dr. Joseph Albright, 88, died Friday, Jan. 23. His Funeral mass was at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church at 10 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 6 and interment was held at the Veterans Cemetery under the direction of Packer Funeral Home.

He served in the infantry during World War II earning three battle stars and a Purple Heart. During the Korean War, he became an Army Bandleader.

Tue
10
Feb

Waters

Funeral Services for Imogene Waters, 83, of Pittsburg were held Feb. 7, at 1 p.m. at Johnson Funeral Home Chapel in Pittsburg. Officiating was the Rev. Huey C. Jones. Ms. Waters was born March 18, 1932 in Gilmer and died Feb. 2 at Pittsburg Nursing Center in Pittsburg. Interment was held at Zion Hill Cemetery in Gilmer.
Tue
10
Feb

Turner

Funeral Services for Curlene Turner, of Pittsburg will be held Friday, Feb. 13, at 11 a.m. at St. Beulah C.M.E. Church in Pittsburg. Officiating will be the Rev. L.C. Bell Jr. Ms. Turner was born Dec. 14, 1933 in Leesburg and died Feb. 6 at her home. Interment is at Cedar Grove Cemetery in Pittsburg.
Tue
10
Feb

Higginbotham

Amanda Rae Higginbotham, 29, of Pittsburg, died Jan. 30, at East Texas Medical Center Tyler. Ms. Higginbotham was born on May 3, 1985 in Pittsburg. Her funeral services were held Friday, Feb. 6 at 10:00 a.m. at Erman Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Pittsburg with Bro. Scott Darby officiating. Interment was held at Rose Hill Cemetery in Pittsburg. Ms. Higginbotham was employed at Pilgrim’s; she graduated from Daingerfield High School. She was a devoted mother and wonderful daughter.
Tue
10
Feb

Ford

Funeral services for the Rev. Lowell Depriest Ford, 76, of Pittsburg, were held on Feb. 9, at at First Baptist Church in Pittsburg. Officiating was the Rev. Byron Allen,
Sr. Mr. Ford was born April 23, 1938 in Pittsburg and died Feb. 2 at his residence. Interment was held at Cedar Grove Cemetery in Pittsburg.
Tue
03
Feb

Turnage

Tue
03
Feb

Hurrington

Funeral services for Ruby Lee Hurrington, 83, were held on Feb. 2, at 11 a.m. at Rocky Mound Church of God In Christ in Rocky Mound. Officiating was Supt. Melton Timmons.
Mrs. Hurrington was born June 29, 1931 in Pittsburg and died Jan. 27 in Oklahoma City, Okla. Interment was held at North Chapel Cemetery in Pittsburg.

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