Obituaries for July 2019

Frankston Area Obituaries — 1999-Present

Here are the obituaries posted for the current month from information provided courtesy of local and area funeral homes and published on their websites or those submitted by families. If an obituary is overlooked and it is desired that it be posted, please inform us at . Families may request changes or additions, if required. If you have an obituary for a person who has connections with someone or some family in the Frankston-Poynor-LaRue or Lake Palestine area that you want posted to this month or to the archives, and is not currently posted, please let us know at . Obituaries selected or submitted should follow a format which is essentially consistent with other obituaries posted here or by funeral homes and follow standard grammatical style. Through arrangements with funeral homes and/or the families, we will publish pictures with current obituaries. We will add pictures to archived obituaries from the print version of The Citizen newspaper prior to September 2019 when available. Pictures with archived obituaries posted after that will be added in cooperation with funeral homes or on requests from families.  As was the tradition of the Citizen newspaper, obituaries are published at no charge.

(Obituaries listed chronologically by date of death or funeral service.)

Floyd Mizzles

Floyd Mizzles, 90, passed away July 9, 2019 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s.

He was born Oct. 25, 1928.

Floyd was a retired Army Sergeant.

When Alzheimer’s had not gotten the best of him, he loved fishing and working in the garden.

He is survived by his five children, 11 grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

The last three years, he lived with his granddaughter Sherry Ferris and husband Lee Farris and their two children Faith and Wylee Farris.

A memorial service is planned for a later date at Edom Cemetery.

Brett Harden

A graveside service for Brett Harden, 49, of Frankston, was held Sunday, July 14, 2019, at Myrtle Springs Cemetery in LaRue.  

Gerald Hall and Jerry Beard officiated.  

Mr. Harden passed away Thursday, July 11, 2019, in Tyler.

Brett was born February 16, 1970, in Tyler to Bill and Patsy (Cecil) Harden.

He loved his horse, Prince, the outdoors, and bailing hay for numerous people.

Brett found his passion in farming and ranching. He attended Hill Top Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents; Paul and Florence Harden and Clem and Ruby Cecil, uncles; Rodney Hardin, Clem Cecil, Jr., and Donald Cecil, aunts; Helen Shifrin, Carlé Smith, and Rose Carver.

Left to cherish his memory are his parents, sons; Cole and Garrett Harden, sister, Angie Crawford and husband Mike, and nephew, Tyler Parker.

Pallbearers were Kevin McDonald, Alan Westbrook, Keith McDonald, David Crossley, Jay Boles and Robert Kennedy.

Rather than customary condolences, memorials may be made to the Frankston Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 186, Frankston, TX 75763.

Johnie “J.B.” Davis

A funeral service for Johnie “J.B.” Davis, 39, of Frankston was held Monday, July 15, 2019, at Autry Funeral Home Chapel in Frankston. The Rev. George Folmar officiated.  

Mr. Davis was laid to rest at Liberty Hill Cemetery in Frankston.  

Mr. Davis passed away Thursday, July 11, 2019, in Tyler.

J.B. was born June 6, 1980, in Palestine to Johnie Davis, Sr. and Rhonda Bizzell Daughtrey.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather Melvin “Shag” Bizzell and niece Blaire Richie.

Left to cherish his memory are his parents Johnie and Cheryl Davis of Frankston, and Rhonda and Darrell Daughtrey of Powderly.  

He is also survived by sisters Krystal Miller and husband Richard of Frankston, Raven Fields and husband Deon of Frankston, Haley Richie and husband Brian of Reno, Heather Glaspie and husband Justin of Frankston, Shelby Springer of Frankston, Darilyn Krempin and husband Zane of Celina, Amy Ladd and husband Daren of Powderly, brothers Jarod Lott of Jacksonville, Dillon Reynolds many nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Dustin Davis, Josh Hokit, Jeff Davis, Cliff Gray, Mark Greene and Danny Ericson.

(Obituaries posted contain information posted by funeral homes and/or families. Families may request changes or additions, if appropriate or required.)


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