The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas

November 29, 2012

Death notices published Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012


Palestine Herald-Press

Essie B. Walker

Services for Essie B. Walker of Grapeland will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Grapeland.

Mrs. Walker died Sunday at Houston County Nursing Home.

Arrangements are under the direction of Walker & Walker Funeral Home. www.walkerandwalkerfh.com



Ruth Thomas

Services for Ruth Thomas, 81, of Elkhart, were at 1 p.m. today  at Bailey & Foster Chapel with the Rev. Dean Easterling officiating. Burial followed in Garden of Memories Cemetery. Arrangements were under the direction of Bailey & Foster.

Mrs. Thomas died Tuesday at Cartmell Home for Aged.

To view online, leave condolences or sign guestbook go to www.baileyandfosterfuneralhome.com



Letha Martin

Services for Letha Martin, 87, of Houston, will be at 1 p.m.  Saturday at Bailey & Foster Chapel in Palestine with Jordan Byrd officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Comfort Cemetery in Maydelle under the direction of Bailey & Foster, Palestine.

Mrs. Martin died Tuesday in Houston.  

Condolence calls will be received one hour prior to service at funeral home.

To view online, leave condolences or sign guestbook go to www.baileyandfosterfuneralhome.com.



Damion M. Starr

Services for Damion M. Starr, 12, of Palestine, were at 10 a.m. today at Bailey & Foster Chapel in Palestine with Rusty Chapman officiating. Burial was at Woodard Cemetery in Elkhart under the direction of Bailey & Foster.

Damion died Saturday at Children’s Medical Center in Dallas.

To view online, leave condolences or sign guestbook go to www.baileyandfosterfuneralhome.com.



Monty Don “Bear” Redfern

Memorial services for Monty Don “Bear” Redfern, 58, of Palestine, will be from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday at Bar S. Ranch.

Mr. Redfern died Nov. 10, at his residence.  

Donations may be made to the “Monty D. Redfern Memorial Fund” at any Capitol One Bank.

To view online, leave condolences or sign guestbook go to www.baileyandfosterfuneralhome.com.



Jerri Moran

Funeral arrangements for Geraldine (Jerri) Moran, 84, of Palestine, are pending at Herrington/Land of Memory Funeral Home.

Mrs. Moran died Wednesday at Palestine Regional Medical Center.

View online at www.herringtonfuneral.com.



William J. (Bill) Smith

Services for William J. (Bill) Smith, 89, of Palestine, were at 11 a.m. Thursday at Evangelistic Temple with the Rev. Jason Harris officiating. Graveside services with military honors followed at Palestine City East Hill Cemetery. Arrangements were under the direction of Herrington/Land of Memory Funeral Home.

Mr. Smith died Saturday at the Cartmell Home.

Condolence calls were received before the service at Evangelistic Temple.

Memorials may be made to the Evangelistic Temple Building Fund, 3011 N. Loop 256, Palestine, Texas 75801.

View online at www.herringtonfuneral.com.



Annie Mae Brown

Services for Annie Mae Brown, 101, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at South Union Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Dwayne A. Moffitt Jr. officiating. Burial will follow at Stoneham Cemetery in Navasota under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.

Mrs. Brown died Monday at Greenbrier Nursing and Rehab Center.

Viewing will take place Friday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. The body will lie in state one hour before the funeral, from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church.