Obituaries for June 2002

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.)

Juanita Holloway

LARUE — Funeral services for Juanita Holloway, 78, of LaRue were held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 5, at New York Baptist Church with the Rev Jack Mills officiating.

Burial was at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 6, in Idabel, Okla., under direction of Foster & Brown Funeral Home, Athens.

Mrs. Holloway died Sunday, June 2, in Athens.

She was born Aug. 1, 1923 in Idabel, Okla., to the late E.W. and Nellie Shankles Wortham.

Mrs. Holloway was a member of New York Baptist Church, a homemaker and a school teacher. She retired from Idabel National Bank.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Calvin Coolidge Holloway Sr.; a sister, Willa Mae Tapley; and a grandson, Calvin Holloway III.

Survivors include her daughter, Liz Harris; a son, Calvin Holloway Jr.; sisters, Nelsie Warren and Virginia Blackstock; a brother, D.W. Wortham; seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Billy Jack Reynolds, Hugh Reynolds, Seaburn Tindel, John Boykin, Dewey Reynolds and Elton Gracey.

Shawn Stanfield

LARUE — Funeral services for Shawn Stanfield, 30, of LaRue, formerly of Malakoff, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 4, at Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home chapel in Athens.

Burial was in LaRue Cemetery.

Mr. Stanfield died Friday, May 31, in Malakoff.

He was born May 27, 1972, in Colorado Springs, Colo., to Gary Don and Orlynne Marx Stanfield.

Mr. Stanfield lived in Malakoff prior to moving to LaRue in 1999. He graduated from Eustace High School in 1991 and from Oklahoma State Horse Shoeing School in 2000.

Mr. Stanfield was a police officer for City of Kerens.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Joey Collum.

Survivors include his wife, LeAnn Baron Stanfield, LaRue; daughters, Alexis Cheyenne Stanfield, LaRue, and Kendra Lynn Ward, Eustace; a son, Steven Wade Simmons, LaRue; father and step-mother, Gary Don and Earline Stanfield, Malakoff; mother, Orlynne Stanfield, Orville, Calif.; grandmother, Mary Marx, Orville, Calif.; step-sisters, Vivian Cooper, Tyler, and Barbara Barker, Kermit; step-brother, Cecil Collum, Crescent Heights; nieces, nephew and other relatives.

Pallbearers were Kalon Rollins, Cleve Maxey, Jeremy Kinman, Cecil Collum, Bud Barker, Dale Duggins, Wayne Duncan, Tommy Hyde and Devin Buckley.

Juanita Jennings McGowan

Memorial services for Juanita Jennings McGowan, 62, of Frankston were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 16 in the Thompson Funeral Home Chapel in Frankston with the Rev. Daryl Dunks officiating.

Thompson Funeral Home in Frankston was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. McGowan died Tuesday, June 11 in Tyler. She was born in Arkansas.

She was a former waitress at Willowbrook Country Club in Tyler.

Mrs. McGowan was a member of the Green Acres Baptist Church in Tyler.

Survivors include husband, Jimmy G. McGowan, Frankston; two sons, Stoney McGowan, Henderson, Ken.; Bobby Hathcoat, Houston; two daughters, Jeanie Carter, Tyler; Suzanne Spillers, Whitehouse; mother, Edna Brown Jennings, Frankston; two brothers, Herbert Jennings, Waskom; Roy Jennings, Mount Pleasant; three sisters, Dorothy Curry, El Dorado, Ark.; Lucille Woodward, Doyline, La.; Janell Howell, Midland and six grandchildren, Hollie and Casey Carter, Whitehouse; Monica and Patrick Spillers, Whitehouse; Quint and Ian McGowan, Henderson, Ken. and several nieces and nephews.

Maydelle Sadler Milner

Graveside services for Maydelle Sadler Miller, 96, of Bangs, formerly of Poynor, were held at 10 a.m. Friday, June 14 at the Moorehead Cemetery in Eustace under direction of Thompson Funeral Home in Frankston.

Mrs. Milner died Tuesday, June 11, in a Brownwood hospital.

She was born May 27, 1906 in Fairy, TX. Mrs. Milner was a retired teacher and a homemaker. She was a Methodist.

Mrs. Milner was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Milner on Feb. 8, 1988.

Survivors include a cousin, Gladys Mahan.

Leonamae Rosenberg

LARUE — Graveside services for Leonamae Elizabeth Rosenberg, 77, of LaRue, were held at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 22, at LaRue Cemetery with the Rev. Richard Palmer officiating under the direction of Foster & Brown Funeral Home, Athens.

Mrs. Rosenberg died Thursday, June 20, in Athens.

She was born Nov. 17, 1924 in Scyene to J.P. and Elizabeth Diggs Grubbs.

Mrs. Rosenberg was a homemaker and a housewife, and was a Methodist by faith.

She was an active member of the LaRue Volunteer Fire Department.

Her brothers, Henry Grubbs and J.D. Grubbs, preceded her in death.

Survivors include her husband, Truett Earl Rosenberg, LaRue; daughters, Leona May and Patricia Bragg, both of Frankston; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; nephew and niece.

Honorary pallbearers were members of the LaRue Volunteer Fire Department, Dr. Kenneth Lemmon and her grandsons.

(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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