Obituaries

Fri
13
Jan

Glenda Lee Cregger

Born: Feb. 25, 1933
Deceased: Jan. 12, 2017

Glenda Lee Cregger, 83, passed away on Jan. 12, 2017, in Corsicana. Glenda was a feisty, strong and compassionate woman who loved gardening, being outdoors and antique hunting. She will be greatly missed by her son, Robert Lane Smith and his wife Diana and by her seven grandchildren - Kristy Waterman, Brandin Smith, Tiffany Hughes, Blair Weaver, Nicole Finney, Joshua Davis and Jennifer Terrell – all of whom have fond memories of summers spent hatching baby ducks, being chased by geese, helping with yard work and trips to the thrift shops. 
A visitation will be held from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 16 at Corley-Porter Funeral Home, 208 N. Canton Street in Mexia. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. at Point Enterprise Cemetery.
Visit porterfuneralhometx.com to sign the guestbook and leave a message for the family.
Corley-Porter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Wed
11
Jan

Rollin Kerzee

Rollin Kerzee, 87, passed away at 5:55 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, at Lima Convalescent Home.
Rollin was born on Feb. 27, 1929, in Mexia to the late Alton B., Sr. and Addie (Bond) Kerzee. On Oct. 23, 1981 he married Patricia Ann (Lawler) Stein who preceded him in death on Aug. 27, 2006.
Rollin was a member of St. Charles Catholic Church, Eagles Aerie #370, Elks BPOE and I.A.F.F. He retired as the Assistant Fire Chief for the Lima Fire Department where he was the first Arson Investigator for the Arson Unit. Rollin was the former training officer for the Lima Fire Department and enjoyed training volunteer firemen. He worked for the State Fire Marshal office after retirement.

Tue
10
Jan

Elmer Raymond Wilson

Elmer Raymond Wilson, formerly of Coolidge, passed away Jan. 7, 2016 in Groesbeck at the age of 84. Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 11 at the First Baptist Church in Coolidge with the Reverend Chuck Sturgeon and Chaplain Jon Honea officiating. Interment will follow in the Prairie Hill Cemetery. Larry Wilson, Terry Wilson, Ronnie Wilson, Rodney Harrison, Scott Spencer and Donald Erwin will serve as pallbearers. Paul Youngblood will serve as an honorary pallbearer.
Visitation with the family will be prior to the service beginning at 1 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Coolidge.
Raymond was born July 9, 1932 in Coolidge to Wyratt L. and Vesta G. Stafford Wilson. He retired from the Texas Highway Department after completing 24 years of service. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War era. On Jan. 20, 1956, he married the love of his life, Mary D. Kilgo in Garland.

Fri
06
Jan

Mary Current Adams

Mary Current Adams passed away Jan. 4, 2017 in Dallas at the age of 62. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 10 at Blair-Stubbs Chapel in Mexia with Chaplain Karen Hulsey officiating. 
Visitation with the family will be from 1-2 p.m., prior to the service on Tuesday.
Mary was born Oct. 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. She was a member Heights Baptist Church in Richardson.
She was preceded in death by her parents.

Wed
28
Dec

Zack Henson McClintock

Zack Henson McClintock passed away Dec. 27, 2016 at his home in Waco at the age of 92. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m., Friday, Dec. 30 at Blair-Stubbs Chapel with the Reverend Wayne Williams officiating. Interment will follow in the Fort Parker Cemetery.

Visitation with the family will be prior to the service on Friday from 10-11 a.m. at Blair-Stubbs Funeral Home.

Zack was born July 21, 1924 in Groesbeck to James L. and Bertha Sharp McClintock. He attended Mexia High School and graduated in 1942. In March 1943, he entered the US Army Air Corps. After being discharged from the Army, he graduated from North Texas University with a Bachelor’s of Science and Bachelor’s of Administration degrees. Zack began his career with General Dynamics in Fort Worth. He completed his career with Berry-Barnett Grocery Company in Mexia, retiring after 29 years of service as Directory of Customer Service.

Wed
28
Dec

Hubert Michael “Mike” Thomas

Hubert Michael “Mike” Thomas was born to Hubert “H.O.” Thomas and Agrippa Easterling Thomas on Dec. 8, 1946 in Personville. Mike died at the Groesbeck LTC on Dec. 27, 2016 at the age of 70 years.

Mon
26
Dec

Larry James Eubanks

Larry James Eubanks was born July 3, 1951 in Mexia to James Harlin Eubanks and Alma Jean (Shamblin) Eubanks. He passed away peacefully at home on Dec. 22, 2016.

He grew up in the Heights and graduated from Reagan High School in 1969. He attended Texas A&M where he graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting in 1973. He was a proud Aggie. He worked briefly for Arthur Anderson as an auditor before going to Jet Lube Inc., a division of Capital Southwest in 1974.  He became a CPA in 1979 and served as the Corporations President acting board member from 1995 until 2000 when he retired due to medical implications. In 2001, his brother Bill, gave Larry the gift of life by donating one of his kidneys which allowed him 15 more years.

Wed
21
Dec

Bonnie G. Hughes

Bonnie G. Hughes, former longtime resident and business owner, of Mexia, passed away Dec. 19, 2016 in Allen. Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 22 at First Baptist Church with the Reverend Marcus Sheffield officiating. Interment will follow in the Mexia Cemetery. Keith Mack, Drew Cain, Ben Buschur, Tim Hughes, Ethan Hughes, John Posey, John Hughes and Greg Gann will serve as pallbearers.

Bonnie was born March 15, 1931 in Greensboro, North Carolina to Bascom and Ethel Melton. She married her one and only love, Herbert Carlton “Pete” Hughes on June 11, 1949 in South Carolina. They were blessed with three children, David Carlton, Trudy Ann and Jonathan Franklin. 

Wed
21
Dec

Lewis Randle

Lewis “Mr. Man”  “Big Lou” Randle- June 16, 1959 – Dec. 13, 2016

The Angelic Hosts came for Lewis Randle in the early morning of Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016 at the Mile Marker 188, of I-45 in Teague. Viewing will begin at the funeral home, Wednesday, Dec. 21 at 1 p.m. with a Vigil Service from 5-7 p.m. attended by the family.  funeral services will be held Thursday, Dec. 22 at 11 a.m. in the First Baptist Church, 209 N. Sixth Ave., downtown in Teague. Officiating will be Elder Frederick Miles and Bro. Cleo Phillips. Interment will be in the Grove Island Cemetery, Teague.  

Mon
19
Dec

Richard “Buddy” Fogleman

Richard “Buddy” Fogleman, 87, faithfully completed his earthly journey and was joyfully welcomed into the arms of his Lord and Savior on Dec. 18, 2016, in Waco.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 21 at First Baptist Church of Mexia, with the Reverend Marcus Sheffield officiating. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 20 at Blair-Stubbs Funeral Home in Mexia. Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery in Teague.

Buddy and his twin sister, Rachel, were born Sept. 22, 1929, in Teague, the ninth and tenth children of Jim and Vela Jones Fogleman.

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