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    Johnnie Faye McKnight

Johnnie Faye McKnight

Johnnie Faye McKnight, age 71, of Crockett went to be with her Lord, August 20, 2016. She was born February 16, 1945 in Crockett to parents, John A. O’Neal and Beadia Byrd O’Neal. She was a graduate of Ralph Bunche High School, attended Prairie View A&M and earned her Bachelors

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Miriam Cecile Beltran

Miriam Cecile Beltran, age 72, of Crockett passed away Wednesday August 10, 2016 in Crockett. She was born August 16, 1943 in Mobile, Alabama to parents, Homer Cecil and Mildred Frances Robinson Pierce.  Miriam Cecile Beltran, age 72, of Crockett passed away Wednesday August 10, 2016 in Crockett. She was

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    Una Mae (Nanny) Prater

Una Mae (Nanny) Prater

Una Mae (Nanny) Prater (94) of Slocum, TX, passed away Thursday, August 18, 2016 in Dallas, TX. She was born September 22, 1921 to Floyd and Willie Ora Averitte. She is preceded in death by husband Fred Prater, daughter Theresa Abernathy, great grandsons John Dow IV and Shawn Jones, son-in-law’s

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    Frank M. Penny, Jr.

Frank M. Penny, Jr.

Frank M. Penny, Jr., 87, passed away Saturday, September 3, 2016 at his residence in Conroe. He was born June 23, 1929 in Crockett to parents, Frank M. Penny, Sr. and Minnie Snook Penny, graduated from Crockett High School in 1949 and eventually served in the Texas National Guard. Frank

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    Walter Eugene Benskin Jr.

Walter Eugene Benskin Jr.

Walter Eugene Benskin Jr., age 87, of Kennard went to be with his Lord and Savior September 1, 2016 in League City, Texas. Walter Benskin was born October 18, 1928 in Llano County, Texas to Walter and Willie Benskin. As a youngster, his mother called him “Sonny”, a nickname he kept

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    Jean Laughlin McLeod

Jean Laughlin McLeod

Jean Laughlin McLeod, 72, passed away Monday, August 29, 2016, after her battle with cancer. Jean was born August 20, 1944, in Goose Creek, Texas, to Geneva and Wilmer Laughlin. She was a proud 1962 graduate of Robert E. Lee High School, where she was active in the Robert E.

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    W.T. Johnson

W.T. Johnson

Mr. W.T. Johnson, age 97, a lifetime resident of Crockett passed away Friday August 12, 2016 in Crockett. He was born April 4, 1919 in Houston County to parents Frank and Miriam Duren Johnson. W.T. proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a

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    Tony Lee Womack

Tony Lee Womack

Tony Lee Womack, age 68, of Deer Park passed away Sunday August 14, 2016 at his residence.   He was born October 31, 1947 in Crockett to parents, Benjamin Lewis and Mattie Lula Crofford Womack. Tony was an avid fisherman and a millwright by trade.   He is survived by his

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    Ruth Ann Freeman

Ruth Ann Freeman

Ruth Ann Freeman, age 76, of Latexo passed away Tuesday August 9, 2016 in Crockett. She was born March 1, 1940 in Lacyville to parents, Hubert and Mildred Shipley. Ruth was a graduate of Latexo High School and retired from the Houston County Tax Assessor Office as a clerk. She

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    Helen Louise Crowson

Helen Louise Crowson

Helen Louise Crowson, age 77, of Crockett passed away Friday, August 12, 2016 in the Winfield Nursing Center. Helen was born August 22, 1938 in Grants, New Mexico to parents, Johnnie Coy Hyett and Wretha Pearl Walker Hyett. She was retired from Crockett Elementary School as secretary after many years.

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