Services for Ella Dewberry, 84, of Palestine, formerly of Athens, were held at 11 a.m. today at Grant Chapel AME Church in Palestine. Burial followed in Taft-Johnson Cemetery in Oakwood under the direction of Emanuel Funeral Home of Palestine.
Mrs. Dewberry died July 16 in Palestine.
Venora Barrett High
Services for Venora Barrett High, 89, of Dallas and formerly of Palestine, will be at noon Saturday at South Union Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Lawrence Cemetery in Palestine under the direction of Emanuel Funeral Home of Palestine.
Mrs. High died Sunday at Baylor Medical Center in Dallas.
A viewing will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Services for Anthony Shepherd, 49, of Conroe and formerly of Grapeland, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Rising Star Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Mount Zion Cemetery in Grapeland under the direction of Emanuel Funeral Home of Palestine.
Mr. Shepherd died July 21 at Ben Taub Hospital in Houston.
A wake will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at St. Paul AME Church in Houston.