Larry Joe Smith, of Shiloh, passed away April 29, 2020, in Mexia, at the age of 74. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m., Saturday, May 2, at the Shiloh Cemetery with Brother Frank Pruitt officiating. Pallbearers will be Tom Johnson, Mike Cox, John K. Smith, Mike Bolton, Jonathan Bible and Sammy Scneider. Honorary pallbearers will be Gene Smith, Mike Smith and Tucker Jacob.
Joseph Webster “Joe” Bartlett IV, of Mexia, passed away April 23, 2020, in Waco, at the age of 70. Joe was born Aug. 19, 1949, in Bryan, to Joseph W. Bartlett III and Mittie George “Georgia” Harris Bartlett.
William Thomas Taylor passed away April 20, 2020, in Mexia, at the age of 81. William was born July 13, 1938, in Albertville, Ala., to Willie Russell and Kate Ogels Taylor. He worked for 36 years as a longshoreman, prior to retiring. His wife, Esther Cranford Taylor, was from the Mexia area, so this is where they decided to retire.
Floyd Edwin Johnson, 80, passed away April 20, 2020, at his home in Mexia, surrounded by his loving family.
Terry “Big T” Gore, 72, of Mexia, passed away on April 17, 2020, at Providence Health Center in Waco. A private family graveside will be held on Tuesday, April 21, at 1 p.m. Viewing hours will be held on Monday from noon until 6 p.m. at Jones Funeral Services.