Emory, Texas 75440 – Tuesday, June 27, 2017 – Volume XVIII, Issue No. 9

Barbara Eubanks

1943 – 2017

Graveside services for Barbara A. Eubanks, 74, of Emory, formerly of Nash, were held on June 26 at Chapelwood Memorial Gardens. Rev. Gene Ross and Patricia Tyree officiated. Burial was under the direction of Chapelwood Funeral Home.

Mrs. Eubanks died June 22, 2017, in a Tyler hospice facility. She was born May 14, 1943, in Haworth, Okla. She was a retired computer specialist with the Internal Revenue Service.

She is survived by her husband, Tommy Eubanks; one son, Jeff Eubanks; one daughter, Pam Stout; four grandchildren, Wilton Stout, Carolyn Stout, Timothy Eubanks and Scott Eubanks; one sister, Alma Wilson; one brother, Bobby Ray; and a number of other relatives.

Online registration is at www.chapelwoodfuneralhome.com.


Harvey Doyle Hantsche

1936 – 2017

A memorial service for Harvey Doyle Hantsche, 81, of Point, is pending with Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home.

Mr. Hantsche died on June 22, 2017, in Tyler, at Hospice of East Texas. He was born May 21, 1936, in Winters, to Theodore and Ethel Vogler Hantsche.

He served in the U.S. Air Force and in the U.S. Navy. During his working years, he worked in construction as an iron worker. He belonged to the Iron Workers Union. Mr. Hantsche was a member of the Masonic Lodge. He married Sheila M. Wittenmyer (Roberson) in Point, on April 13, 2002. Harvey was of the Lutheran faith.

Mr. Hantsche is survived by his wife of Point; brother, Harry Arlis Hantsche and wife Helen of Arlington; sons, Bryon Hantsche and wife Kelly of Rice, and Zane Hantsche and wife Diana of Fullerton, Calif.; Daughters, Rebecca Vaughn and husband Jimmy of Kingsland, Wendy Johnson and husband Robert of McKinney, Sheri Moore of Garland, and Lori Moore of Dallas; grandchildren, Aaron Hantsche, Lydia Hantsche, Michael Hantsche, Eric Hantsche, Nicole Snart, Christopher Luna, Andrew Johnson, Robert Charles (Trey) Johnson, Kaylie Austin, McKenzie Austin, Lucas Sloan and George Logan Sloan; great-grandchildren, Elizabeth Hantsche and Nevaeh Williams; faithful little companion, Susie; members of his AA group of Emory; and numerous other loving family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Ted Hantsche, Jr.; sister, Margaret Jetton; and numerous nephews, nieces and cousins.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, the family wishes donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation.


Lola Lellaine Harris

1942 – 2017

Memorial services for Lola Lellaine Harris, 74, of Alba, are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Saturday, July 1, 2017, at the Alba Community Center, under the direction of the family, with Rev. Jim Pickens and Bro. Jim Russell officiating.

Ms. Harris died June 20, 2017, at her residence. She was born on November 19, 1942, in Alba, to Lawrence Dennis and Lola Mae England Harris. She lived most of her life in the Alba area where she was a member of the Alba Ladies Club and the Golden Quilters. She retired as a line inspector for E-Systems in Greenville. She was a member of the Alba United Methodist Church and the Golden United Methodist Church.

Mrs. Harris is survived by her daughters, Debi Shaddox of Richardson, Amanda Jones and husband Mark of Fort Worth, and Rebecca Shaddox and Mark Roberts of Seattle, Washington; son, David Shaddox and wife Christine of Mentone; sister, Judith Harris Hammer of Alba; and grandchildren, Jacob, Elijah, Embry, Maxwell, and Audrey.

Cremation arrangements are under direction of Wilson-Bartley Funeral Home, Alba.


Connie Varue Selvey

1957 – 2017

A memorial service for Connie Varue Selvey, 59, of Point, will be held on Saturday, July 8, at 2:00 p.m., at Clarks Chapel Church of God near Point.

Ms. Selvey died June 16, 2017, at Medical City in McKinney. She was born Oct. 3, 1957, in Dallas, to William Andrew and DruAnne Hollingsworth Riddle.

She enjoyed baking, growing plants and making crafts with her girls. She was a member of Clark’s Chapel Church of God.

During her working years, she worked in retail management.

Mrs. Selvey is survived by her daughter, Erin Weihrich and husband Trey of Emory; father of Red Oak; brother, William Andrew Riddle, Jr. of Dallas; granddaughter, Elizabeth “Liz” Monique Selvey of Emory; step-daughter, Rae Lynn Selvey of Portland, Oregon; niece, Misty Anne Archibald of Dallas; and numerous other loving family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her mother; and sister, Brenda Anne Snodgrass.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home.


Imozell D. Stuart

1937 – 2017

A family burial for Imozell Stuart, 80, of Emory, was held June 21, 2017, in the Stuart family area of Forbis Cemetery.

Mrs. Stuart died on June 20, 2017, in Dallas, at Texas Health Resources (Presbyterian Hospital). She was born on April 26, 1937, in Point, to Andrew Thomas and Rosa Jobe.

She was a graduate of Point High School, Class of 1955. She married Allen Lee “Cobb” Stuart, June 18, 1955.

During her working years, she worked over 20 years as a legal secretary for LM “Bunker” Braziel. She was a former co-owner of Stuart’s Tree Service. Along with those other jobs, she also was a cattle rancher with her husband, daughter and son-in-law. She was of the Baptist faith.

Mrs. Stuart is survived by her son, Ray Stuart of Emory; daughter, Kay Player and husband Ken of Emory; brothers, Melvin Jobe and wife Lynne of Arlington, and Troy Jobe and wife Norma of Point; sister, Margie Romine and husband Ted of Point; faithful little dog, Gizmo; and numerous other loving family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband in 2008; sister, Martha Butler; brother, Bobby Jobe; and infant brother, Louie Ray Jobe.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Forbis Cemetery “Fence Fund,” P.O. Box 100, Emory, TX 75440.

Arrangements were under the direction of Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home.