Obituaries for October 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.)

James K. Richard

Graveside services for the Rev. James K. Richard, 94, of Frankston, were held at Frankston City Cemetery on Oct. 11, with the Rev. Andy Harris of Central Assembly of God Church in Houghten, La. officiating.

Burial was under the direction of Autry Funeral Home of Frankston.

Rev. Richard passed away Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010 in Frankston.

James K. Richard was born Nov. 23, 1915 in Phillips County, Kansas to Charles and Bessie Richard. Rev. Richard attended Central Bible Institute in Springfield, Missouri. As an ordained minister with the Assembly of God denomination he pastored churches in Kansas, Nebraska, Missouri, Ohio, Texas, and Louisiana for 58 years in full-time ministry with his beloved wife Velma Mae Richard.

Rev. Richard spent the last four years in the Frankston Healthcare Center.

Rev. Richard is preceded in death by his wife of 62 years Velma Mae Richards.

He is survived by his two daughters, Donna Mae Heisch and spouse Rev. J. R. Heisch of Frankston and Sarah Marie Jenkins and spouse Rev. Glen Jenkins of Corsicana; grandchildren, Carmen Jenkins Austin and spouse Gerald Austin, Tammie Heisch, Rev. Greg Jenkins and spouse Tammy Jenkins, Amy Heisch Spivey and spouse Rev. Kenneth Spivey, great grandchildren Andrew Spivey and spouse Catherine Barrett Spivey, Aaron Spivey, and Audry Jenkins.

The family wishes to express their gratitude to Heart to Heart Hospice and the Frankston Healthcare Center for their compassionate care of Rev. Richard.

Charles W. Wilson Sr.

Funeral services for Charles W. Wilson Sr., 60, of Frankston, were to be held Wednesday, Oct. 20, at the Evangelistic Church in Frankston with Bro. Norman Pope and Garrick Ellzey officiating.

Burial was to be held at Frankston City Cemetery, Frankston.

Services were under the direction of Autry Funeral Home in Frankston.

Mr. Wilson passed away Friday, Oct. 15, 2010 in Tyler.

He was born May 29, 1950 in Port Arthur.

Mr. Wilson was a member of the Evangelistic Church, Frankston and retired from the Frankston Box Factory in 2006.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother and one sister.

Survivors include his wife of 41 years Laura Wilson of Frankston; son, Charles Wilson and wife Angela of Athens; daughters, Shellena Bivens and husband James of Frankston and Angela Nichols and husband Curtis of Frankston; sister, Sharon Ellzey of Elkhart; step mother, Betty Wilson of Mansfield; chosen mother, Novis Weeks; seven grandchildren, Mason Bivens, Phillip Bruno, Justin Nichols, Ashley Wilson, Jeremy Nichols, Samantha Wilson and Sydney Wilson; aunt, Nettie Laughlin of Forrest Hill; and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Mason Bivens, Phillip Bruno, Justin Nichols, Matthew Ellzey, Kyle Grudza, and Eric Tutt.

Honorary pallbearers were Eddie Ellzey and the Evangelistic Church Family.

Geraldine Henderson

Funeral services for Geraldine Henderson, 64, of Frankston, were held Wednesday, Oct. 27, at Autry Funeral Home chapel in Frankston with the Rev. J. A. Griffin officiating.

Burial was held at Frankston City Cemetery.

Mrs. Henderson passed away Sunday, Oct. 24, 2010 in Jacksonville.

She was born December 25, 1945 in San Antonio.

Mrs. Henderson was a homemaker.

She is preceded in death by her parents Jessie and Minnie Pearl Davenport; daughter Minnie Dean Bell; and brother Jimmy Wayne Davenport.

Survivors include husband Robert Henderson; daughter Susan Jenkins; sons Bill Henderson and wife Cindy and Robert Dean Henderson and wife Gina, all of Frankston; five brothers and five sisters; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Jerry Beard, Chris Henderson, Joseph Davenport, Allen Davenport, Kevin Davenport and Shannon McIntyre.

Mary Ann Walding Dickerson

Funeral services for Mary Ann Walding Dickerson, 80, of Frankston, were held Sunday, Oct. 24, 2010 at First Baptist Church, Frankston with the Rev. G. C. Folmar, Charles Dickerson and the Rev. Scott Wiley officiating.

Burial was held at Frankston City Cemetery.

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

Mrs. Dickerson passed away Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010 in Tyler.

She was born January 18, 1930 in Frankston.

Mrs. Dickerson was a member of First Baptist Church, Frankston and retired from Frankston ISD as a teacher with 38 years of service.

She is preceded in death by her parents Alton E. Walding and Minnie A. Ramsey Walding; two grandchildren, Jennifer Ann Tarrant and Charles Jason Tarrant and son-in-law Grady Ellis.

Survivors include her husband, Eugene Dickerson of Frankston; daughters, Sandra Jean Ellis of Jacksonville, Janet Sue Wilson and husband Mike of Overland Park, KS., Denise Ann Tarrant and husband Roger of Frankston and Judy Kay Hyde and husband James of Frankston; sister, Mickye Joyce Fletcher of Dallas; ten grandchildren, John Ellis and wife Brandy, Alicia Eubanks and husband Brad, Cole Wilson, Jason Wilson, Matthew Wilson, Lynzee Witherspoon and husband Ryan, Jarrod Hyde, James Tarrant and wife Jennifer, Justin Tarrant and Josh Tarrant; nine great-grandchildren and nieces Lynda Denman and Donna Will.

Pallbearers were her grandchildren.

Scott Walker

A memorial service for Scott Walker, 65, was held Sunday, Oct. 24, at the Frankston Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5073. A service will also will be held in Fort Dodge, Iowa at a later date. Mr. Walker died Wednesday in Tyler. He was a former Commander of the Frankston VFW Post.

(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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