Obituaries

Thu
09
Jan

James David Pack

Services for James David Pack, 59, of Gilmer were held Friday, Jan. 3, 2 p.m. at Erman Smith Funeral Home Chapel. Pastors Everett Foster and Mike Bridges officiated the service and interment was held at Macedonia Cemetery. Mr. Pack died Wednesday, Jan. 1 in Gilmer.

He was born Jan. 10, 1954, in Pittsburg to Clarence and Flora Pack. Mr. Pack was a member of the First Pentecostal Church of Pittsburg and worked at Pilgrims Pride.

Mr. Pack was survived by his wife Kathy Pack of Gilmer; mother, Flora Pack of Pittsburg; sons and daughter-in-laws, Andrew and Christina Pack of Pittsburg, Josh and April Pack of Mount Vernon and Rodney Pack of Gilmer; brother, Jerry Pack of Pine View; sister and brother-in-law, Barbara and David Judge of Pine View; grandchildren, Alec, Kami, Jonathan, D’Anna, Tyson, Noah, Ryker, and Avery.

Mr. Pack was preceded in death by his father and brothers, Charles and Gerald Pack.

Thu
09
Jan

Gloria McCaslin

Services for Gloria McCaslin will be held Friday, Jan. 10 at 2 p.m at Erman Smith Funeral Home. Interment was held at Leesburg Cemetery. Mrs. McCaslin was born Dec. 22, 1929 in Camp County and died Monday Jan. 5. On-line condolences may be left at www.ermansmithfuneralhome.net

Thu
09
Jan

Lillie Davis Heartfield

Services for Lillie Davis Heartfield, 97, of Mount Pleasant were held Monday, Jan. 6, 10 a.m. at Erman Smith Funeral Home. Brother Walter Allen officiated the service and interment was held at Piney Grove Cemetery. Mrs. Heartfield died Thursday, Jan. 2 in Mount Pleasant.

She was born Feb. 14 1916, in Hunt County to Tilman Pryor and Estella Hamsley Land. Mrs. Heartfield was a long time member of Piney Grove Baptist Church.

Mrs. Heartfield was survived by her sons and daughter-in-laws, Tilman and Tana Davis of Pittsburg and Ronnie and Shirley Davis of Pittsburg; daughter and son-in-law, Betty and Bill Crouch of Pittsburg; twelve grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; ten great great grandchildren;  and sisters Dorothy Simmons of Sam Rayburn, Stella Martin of Dallas and Jean Belew of Lamesa.

Mrs. Heartfield was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands, C.O. Davis and W.L. Heartfield, one daughter, Joyce Davis Springs and grandson Cole Springs.

Thu
09
Jan

Rae Rankin Grimes

A graveside service for Rae Rankin Grimes, 81, was held Tuesday, Jan. 7, at 1 p.m. at Rose Hill Cemetery with Michael Bedevian officiating.

Mrs. Grimes was born Dec. 6, 1932 in Ashland, OH to Harold and Dorothy Marie Shank Poorman. She died Friday Jan. 3 in Fort Worth. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, past President of the P.T.A. in Fort Worth, Mrs. Fort Worth in 1964, a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.

She is survived by her sons Dale Grimes of Houston and John Grimes of Garland; daughters Barbara Bower of Stephenville and Marilyn Allen of Hurst; brother Bob Rankin of Ashland, OH; grandchildren, Monica Grimes, Stephanie Stetson, Rachael Grimes, Brandon Bower, Clinton Bower, Ross Bower, Dan Allen, Brian Allen, Leslie Allen, Trey Grimes and Kelly Van Meter; great grandchildren Katie Grimes, Casen Bower, Aubrey Landry, Gentry Bower, Alexis Allen, Brady Allen and Maren and Matthew Van Meter.

Thu
09
Jan

Orell Bud Cowley

Services for Orell Bud Cowley, 84, were held Wednesday Jan. 8 at 1 p.m. Mr. Cowley was born Feb. 12, 1929 in Pittsburg  and died Monday Jan. 6 at his home in Pittsburg. On-line condolences may be offered at www.ermansmithfuneralhome.net.

 

Thu
09
Jan

Hubert B. Carpenter

Services for Hubert B. Carpenter, 91, of Pittsburg were held Saturday, Jan. 4, 1 p.m. at Erman Smith Funeral Home Chapel. Brother Tim Parker officiated the service and interment was held at New Mine Cemetery. Mr. Carpenter died Wednesday, Jan. 1 in Pittsburg.

He was born May 22, 1922, in Pittsburg to Clint and Roma Etta Langdon Carpenter. Mr. Carpenter served in the Air Force, was a member of the New Mine Baptist Church where he is also served as a deacon, and was a retired mail carrier.

Mr. Carpenter was survived by his wife Patsy Ruth Carpenter of Pittsburg; son and daughter-in-law, Timothy Ray and Shree Carpenter of Gilmer; daughters and son-in-laws, Sharal and Vardell Madding of Longview, and Brenda and Tony Bynum of Mount Pleasant; stepson Russ Cooper and his wife Nancy Cooper of Tyler.

Mr. Pack was preceded in death by parents.

Wed
08
Jan

Obituaries

Bryant
A graveside service was held for Emmitt Gene Bryant, 86, Tuesday, Jan. 7, at 3 p.m. at Leesburg Cemetery. Ray McCormack officiated the services.
Mr. Bryant was born Sept. 26, 1927 in Bailey to Guy and Viola Sudderth Bryant. He died Sunday, Jan. 5 at his home in Newsome. He was a retired heavy equipment operator.
Mr. Bryant is survived sons, Brad Bryant of Bonham and Jeff Bryant of Newsome; daughter, Connie Factor of Pottsboro; brother, Bobby Bryant of Bonham; sister Joyce Fulmer of Bonham; three grandchildren and three great grandchildren
Mr. Bryant was preceded in death by his parents and his spouse, Betty Bryant.
On line condolences may be left at www.ermansmithfuneralhome.net.
Carpenter

Thu
02
Jan

Obituaries

Beckham
Services for Hollis Wayne Beckham, 75, were held Monday, Dec. 30, at 10 a.m. at Erman Smith Funeral Home. Interment is at Rose Hill Cemetery.
Mr. Beckham was born July 28, 1938 in Crosbyton. He died Friday, Dec. 27 in Mount Pleasant.
He was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church, and sold insurance with Reliable Life Insurance for many years.
He is survived by his spouse, Martha Beckham of Mount Pleasant; daughter Debby Williams of Longview; sister-in-law Linda Boyd of Mount Pleasant; four grandchildren and one step-grandchild, 10 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews and very special friend Raymond Tosh of Mount Pleasant.
Mr. Beckham was preceded in death by his parents William Hollis Beckham and Ida Belle Feagley Beckham, his son Troy Wayne Beckham and sister, Verniel Koetting.
Pallbearers were Eddie Spear, Richard Taylor, Cezer Garcia, Caroll Busbee, Jaime Santiago and Mike Mahone.

Mon
23
Dec

Obituaries

Bennett
Services for Milinda Bennett were held Friday, Dec. 20 at 2:00 p.m.  with the Rev. W. R. Washington officiating. 
Interment was in Christian Hope Cemetery in Upshur County. 
Ms. Bennett was born May 17, 1963 in Gilmer. 
Ms. Bennett died Dec. 14 at her home in Gilmer. 
 
Grant
Services for Naomi Grant were held Saturday, Dec. 21 at 11:00 p.m., with the Elder Jimmy W. Smith officiating. 
Interment was in Bolton Cemetery. Ms. Grant was born April 4, 1927 in Pittsburg. 
Ms. Grant died Dec. 13 at The Hospice of East Texas in Tyler. 
 
Morrow
Services for Glinda M. Morrow, 53, of Lone Star were held Monday, Dec. 23 at Gums Springs Church in Douglassville with Rev. Q.T. Williams officiating. Interment followed at Gums Springs Cemetery.
Thu
19
Dec

Obituaries

Carlock
Services for Carlton Wayne Carlock were held Saturday Dec. 14 at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. Patrick Lloyd officiating.
Interment was in Cedar Grove Cemetary. Mr. Carlock was born Feb. 16, 1951 in Pittsburg. Mr. Carlock died Dec. 11 at his home in Pittsburg.
Clifton
Services for Tanya Elaine Clifton, 52, of Lone Oak were held Monday, Dec. 16, 10 a.m. at Erman Smith Funeral Home Chapel. Mrs. Clifton died Friday, Dec. 13 at Medical Center of Plano.
She was born May 26, 1961 in Lone Oak to Bobby Dean Matthews and Faye Laverene Cox.
Survivors include her husband David Clifton of Loan Oak; son and daughter-in-law, Matthew and Jennifer Clifton of Pittsburg; daughter, Magen Clifton of Pittsburg; brother, David Matthews of Pittsburg; sisters, Vicky Skelton of Mount Pleasant, Mellissa Werthen of Mount Vernon and Olevia Matthews of Mount Pleasant.

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