The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas

July 12, 2013

Death notices for Friday, July 12, 2013

Palestine Herald-Press

Catheline “Precious” Smith

Funeral arrangements for Catheline “Precious” Smith, 79, of Crockett, are pending at Emanuel Funeral Home of Crockett.

Mrs. Smith died Thursday at her residence.

Curtis Bentley

Memorial services for Curtis Iven Bentley, 51, of Palestine, will be at 10 a.m. today at Memory Lane Missionary Baptist Church, 2213 Crockett Rd. in Palestine. Arrangements are under the direction of Herrington / Land of Memory Funeral Home.

Curtis died June 30 in Louisiana.

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Infant Aailya Davis

Services for 11-month-old infant Aailya Davis of Oakwood will be at 11 a.m. Saturday At Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Oakwood. Burial will follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Oakwood under the direction of Emanuel Funeral Home of Palestine.

The infant died Tuesday in Children’s Hospital in Dallas.

Jesse Lee Betts

Services for Jesse Lee Betts, 63, of Fairfield, will be at 11 a.m. Monday, July 15 at Jones Chapel United Methodist Church in Fairfield. Burial will follow at Fairfield Baptist Cemetery under the direction of Emanuel Funeral Home of Teague.

Mr. Betts died Tuesday at his residence.

Helen Smith Phillips

Services for Helen Smith Phillips, 84, of Buffalo, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at First St. Holland Baptist Church in Buffalo. Burial will follow at Sand Hill Cemetery in Buffalo under the direction of Emanuel Funeral Home of Teague.

Mrs. Phillips died Monday in Buffalo.

Marcus Dewayne Johnson

Services for Marcus Dewayne Johnson, 36, of Austonio, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at T.W. Berry Chapel at Emanuel Funeral Home in Crockett.

Mr. Johnson died at his residence July 6.