March 2020 Obituaries


From March, 2020

Les Boles Jr

Leslie James (Les) Boles Jr.


Leslie James (Les) Boles, Jr.

Leslie James (Les) Boles, Jr., 76, of Frankston left for his eternal home on March 7, 2020 in Frankston after a valiant battle with cancer.

He was born on June 30, 1943 to Leslie James (Les) Boles, Sr., and Ruth Helen Boles. He was a graduate of Frankston High School and attended HCJC(now Trinity Valley Community College). He was a Journeyman Pipe Fitter and worked on the Alaska Pipeline. He was a friend to all who knew him.

Left to cherish his memory are Barbara Mitchell of Frankston; daughter, Dee Ann Pascoe and Daran of Hideaway, TX; son, Mitchell Lang and Dee Dee of Frankston; brother Dean Boles and Donna of Duncanville, AL; and sister, Bonnie Piercy and Billy of Duncanville, AL. He is also survived by his grandchildren: Aubreigh, Adam, Jake, Ashley, and Krysta; and great-granddaughter, Kinahlee.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Les Boles, Sr., and Ruth Helen Boles, and daughter Gina.

A graveside service with family members will be held. Condolences may be shared online at Autry Funeral Home.

The family requests memorials be made to Hospice of East Texas.

Henry Yarbrough

Henry Howard Yarbrough


Henry Howard Yarbrough

Henry Howard Yarbrough,91,was born July 5, 1928 to Samuel and Lillie (Norris) Yarbrough, and passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2020 in Frankston.

A private graveside service was held on Saturday, March 28, 2020 at LaRue Cemetery. Bro. George Folmar officiated. Services were under the direction of Autry Funeral Home, Frankston. 

Henry was a past commander of the VFW 5073 for 10 years in Frankston. He was a Korean Veteran stationed in Germany. He also enjoyed fishing. 

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Frankie M. Yarbrough; parents; daughter, Linda Johnston; three brothers and two sisters.

Left to cherish his memory are his daughters, Brenda Lowrance and husband Earnest of Fort Worth and Gloria Darling and husband Butch of Barstow, CA and dear family friends, Jim and Felaine Cross of Frankston. He is also survived by eight grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and several great-great grandchildren.

Louise Walding

Louise Walding


Louise Walding

Louise Walding, 97, was  born Nov. 1, 1922 to Henry and Gertrude (Bomer) Stephens and she passed away Sunday, March 29, 2020 in Bossier City, LA.

She will be remembered for her leadership in the Frankston Garden Club and was a major proponent of the “Yard of the Month” feature which appeared during the growing season in The Frankston Citizen. Her yard was always one of the most outstanding in town. She also had a special interest in beautification of the Frankston Square City Park.

A private graveside service was held Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at Frankston City Cemetery. Rev. Scott Wiley  officiated. Services were under the direction of Autry Funeral Home, Frankston.

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