2011-11-19 E-Edition

Boyd vs. Redwater

Bobby Farrar Chambers Turner

Graveside service for Bobby Farrar Chambers Turner, 85, of Aledo was Nov. 17 at Alvord Cemetery with the Rev. Kyle Davis officiating. Turner died Monday, Nov. 14, 2011, in North Richland Hills. Born Aug. 7, 1926, in Nobility to Ivy and Minnie (Holcomb) Farrar, she married Stuart Turner in August 2001 in Bedford. She was a homemaker. Turner was preceded […]

Barbara Nell Talley

Funeral for Barbara Nell Talley, 71, of Rhome is 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at LaJunta Baptist Church in Springtown with the Rev. John Mann officiating. Burial will follow at New Hope Cemetery. Talley died Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011, in Rhome. Born Feb. 1, 1940, in Brownwood to William “Bud” and Doris (Densman) Fisher, she retired from Brink’s Home Security […]

JoAnn Porter

Memorial service for JoAnn Porter, 67, of Slidell is 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20, at First Baptist Church of Slidell with the Rev. Bobby Cates officiating. Visitation is 6 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the church. Porter died Monday, Nov. 14, 2011, in Houston. Born March 18, 1944, in Lubbock to Carl LeRoy and Recy Mary (Wade) Holloway, she retired […]

Richard ‘Dick’ Phillips

Memorial service for Richard “Dick” Phillips, 64, of Bridgeport is 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22, at The Father’s House between Bridgeport and Decatur with Kevin Casey officiating. Phillips died Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011, in Decatur. Born March 26, 1947, in Geneva, Ohio, to Richard A. and Polly (Heaton) Phillips, he was a machinist. He drag raced, designed race engines, read […]

Norma Marie Garlock

No service is planned for Norma Marie Garlock, 85, of Boyd. Garlock died Monday, Nov. 14, 2011, in Decatur. Born Jan. 12, 1926, in Rockford, Ill., to Walter and Eva (Taylor) Young, she married Dalbert Dale Garlock Sept. 13, 1943, in Portland, Ore. She was a homemaker and a charter member of the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge. Garlock was […]

Patrick D. ‘Lucky’ Bailey

Graveside service for Patrick D. “Lucky” Bailey, 63, of Bridgeport is 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at Morrow Chapel Cemetery in Ola with the Rev. Larry Potts officiating. Bailey died Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011, in Decatur. Born Feb. 14, 1948, to Vernon and Nadine (Easley) Bailey in Carthage, he was a truck driver. Bailey is survived by brother Mike Bailey […]

Road work could prevent wrecks

If the highway department would simply widen the shoulder and make a turn lane at Farm Road 2123, Wednesday’s accident wouldn’t have happened. I’m also amazed at the work being done on the other dangerous intersection of Farm Road 51 at Texas 114. Taking down all those trees has increased visibility 100 percent already. Carol Marrs Boyd

Thanks for generous assistance

Last Sunday, my vehicle suddenly backfired and stopped a few miles east of Decatur. I am 75 years old and really needed some assistance. While I was deciding what to do next, a resident of Decatur saw I was in difficulty, stopped and offered assistance. The gentleman concluded that I might be out of gas. He volunteered to travel back […]