The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas

January 7, 2014

Death Notices for Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014

Palestine Herald-Press

Debra “Debbie” Allen

Funeral services for Debra “Debbie” Allen, 58, of Latexo, will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Felders Chapel Assembly of God Church, with the Rev. Randy Shipman and Albert Cortez officiating. Burial will follow in Latexo Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Bailey & Foster.

Mrs. Allen died Friday at East Texas Medical Center Crockett.

Condolence calls will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Bailey & Foster Grapeland.

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Coach Joseph Wesley Padgett

Funeral arrangements for Coach Joseph Wesley Padgett, 55, of Grapeland, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church in Grapeland.

Mr. Padgett died Friday.

Arrangements are under the direction of Walker & Walker Funeral Home, Grapeland, TX.


Earl Graham

Earl Dwayne Graham, 74, of Palestine, died Monday at Trinity Mother Frances Hospital in Tyler.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Herrington/Land of Memory Funeral Home.

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MA “Andy” Traylor

Funeral arrangements for MA “Andy” Traylor, 72, of Palestine, are pending at Bailey & Foster.

Mr. Traylor died Saturday at his residence.

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Lewis Clayton

Funeral arrangements for Lewis Clayton, 73, of Natchitoches, La., and formerly of Palestine, are pending at McCoy Funeral Home.

Mr. Clayton died Monday at Palestine Regional Medical Center.


Douglas Carter Sr.

Funeral arrangements for Douglas Carter Sr., 72, of Tennessee Colony, are pending at Emanuel Funeral Home in Palestine.

Mr. Carter died Sunday in Dallas.


Gene Hughes

Memorial services for Gene Hughes, 78, of Trinity, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Emanuel Funeral Home in Crockett.

Mr. Hughes died Dec. 27 in Lufkin.