Obituaries for November 2010

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.)

Ray Rankin

Funeral services for Ray Rankin, 75, of Berryville, were held Tuesday, Nov. 2, at Autry Funeral Home chapel in Frankston. Interment was at Frankston City Cemetery with the Rev. Scott Wylie officiating.

Ray was born Sept. 18, 1935, in Houston. He served four years each in the U.S. Navy and Air Force. He retired from AMF Tuboscope after 33 years in the domestic and international departments.

Mr. Rankin was preceded in death by his parents, Ray and Katherine Rankin.

Ray is survived by his wife of 48 years Peggy; daughters, Michelle Rankin of Dallas and Renee Scheinbart and husband Greg of Pflugerville; granddaughters, Lindsey and Kristina and fiancé Nick; grandson, Ethan; great-granddaughters, Makenzie and Hailey; sister Delight Kinser of Houston; and nieces, nephews, and in-laws.

Pallbearers were Greg Scheinbart, Eric Pearson, Larry Kinser, Doug Kayem, Billy Earl and Ken Dailey.

Memorials in memory of Ray may be made to The American Heart Association, P.O. Box 841125, Dallas, TX 75284-1125; Hospice of East Texas , 4111 University Blvd. Tyler, TX 75701-6623 or the charity of your choice.

Cecil ‘Kenneth’ Boles

Memorial services for Cecil “Kenneth” Boles, 71, of LaRue were held Sunday, Oct. 31, at the LaRue Baptist Church, with the Rev. Olin Boles and Joshua Wilken officiating.

Mr. Boles died Friday, Oct. 29, 2010, at his residence in LaRue with his family by his side.

Mr. Boles was a resident of LaRue. He was born in the New York Community in Henderson County September 6, 1939 to the late Clint and Minnie (Cecil) Boles.

He graduated from LaPoynor High School, and played basketball at LaPoynor and Jacksonville Baptist College.

He was a banker at First State Bank in Big Sandy, for sixteen years.

While living in Big Sandy he was a member of the school board and city council along with other community activities.

After moving to LaRue, Mr. Boles was a truck driver for over 20 years. He was a member of the LaRue Baptist Church and was active in the community.

Kenneth is survived by his wife, Carolyn Preston Boles; son, Clinton Kenneth Boles; daughters, Robin Boles Kelly, and Rhonda Boles Boyette; and grandchildren, Brianne Kelly, Brandon Kelly, Callie Jo Walker, Bridgette Kelly and Emmaley Kelly, Joshua Handcock and Cody Handcock; great grandchildren, Sean Massey, Aubrey Massey, Katherine Kelly, and Kolby Harris.

Other survivors include his brother, Olin Boles of LaRue and wife, Marilyn; brother-in-law, Billy Preston of LaRue, and numerous nieces and nephews along with a host of Boles and Cecil cousins.

Vloice Redding

Graveside services for Vloice Redding, 89, of Cleburne, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 19, 2010 at Poynor Cemetery with the Rev. J. A. Griffin officiating.

Services are under the direction of Autry Funeral Home, Frankston.

Mrs. Redding passed away Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010, in Cleburne.

She was born September 5, 1921, in Frankston.

Mrs. Redding grew up in Frankston and had lived in Cleburne for the last five years. She was a member of the Assembly of God Church.

She is preceded in death by her husband James Carl Redding who died in 1944.

Survivors include her son, James Redding and wife Patti of Cleburne; two grandchildren, Loice Prudhomme and Carl Redding; and three great-grandchildren Isaiah, Marion and Natalie Redding.

The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, November 18, 2010 at Autry Funeral Home, Frankston.

Norene Elizabeth Huber

A memorial service for Norene Elizabeth Huber, 90, of Arlington, Texas and formerly of Frankston, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 4, at Old Bethel Cemetery near Frankston.

Tom Hightower will be the officiant for the service.

Ms. Huber passed away Saturday, Nov. 13, 2010, in Arlington.

She was born November 14, 1919, in Bullard, to Levi Ellis and Zeliah Cole Ellis.

Ms. Huber was a Baptist and retired.

She is preceded in death by her parents Levi and Zeliah Ellis; sisters, Marie Thomas and Veda Harvey; brothers, Frank Ellis, Joe Ellis and Kenneth Ellis.

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Max and Deborah Ellis of Arlington and sisters, Darlene Norberg of Flint and Dorothy Hunter of California and grandchildren.

(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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