Emory, Texas 75440 – Tuesday, November 13, 2018 – Volume XIX, Issue No. 29

Neil Alex Harris

1926 – 2018

A funeral service for Neil Alex Harris, 92, of Point, will be held Thursday, November 15, at 2:00 p.m. at Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel. Bro. Joe Ramsey will officiate.

Burial will follow in Lone Star Cemetery at Point.

Mr. Harris died unexpectedly, yet peacefully in his sleep at his home on November 11, 2018. He was born on February 24, 1926, in Point, to Marshall Ernest and Lucy May Smith Harris.

He married Mary Lou Turner in Emory, on October 30, 1948. He was very proud of his many accomplishments during his life. Those included being a Master Mason; Shriner; Scottish Right; Knights Templar; and Navy Navigator on a torpedo bomber assigned to the USS Saratoga. He retired from Braniff Airlines where he was head of Tax and Payroll. Mr. Harris was a member of the Point United Methodist Church.

Mr. Harris is survived by his wife of Point; daughter, Jeanie Lou Burgin of Dallas; sons, Robert Neil Harris and wife Bobbie of Emory; and Stephen Lee Harris and wife Angie of Plano; grandchildren, Jennipher Burgin; Paige Acevedo; Natalie Abadie; Neil Harris; Lindsey Gaddis and Ginger Harris; great-grandchildren, Evan, Lacy, Vivian, Emma, Juliet; and numerous other loving nieces, nephews and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Marshall Harris, Bill Edd Harris, Melbournne Harris and James Harris; and sisters, Vashti Wiggs, Anna Sonnier, Rose Nagel, Bobbie Barger and Virginia Dooley.

A visitation will be held from 6:00-8:00 p.m., on Wednesday, November 14, at the funeral home chapel.


James “Buddy” Robert Hulse Jr.

1962 – 2018

A memorial service for James “Buddy” Robert Hulse Jr, 56, of Point will be held at a later date by the family.

Mr. Hulse died on November 6, 2018, at a Greenville hospital. He was born on September 17, 1962, in Greenville to James Robert Sr. and Bety Rose Frazier Hulse.

Mr. Hulse (Buddy) married Katina Diane Suel on September 15, 2000, in Deport. He lived the last six years in Rains County. He was a trivia buff and a small-screen western and Perry Mason fanatic. He loved the outdoors, camping and fishing.

He had an infectious laugh that will be missed. He always had a story to share, sometimes hard to believe but often true. He enjoyed entertaining loved ones and guests.

Mr. Hulse is survived by his wife; son, Zachary Hulse of Quinlan; daughters, Shelby Crow and husband Chad of Point, and Cheyenne Little of Ashdown, Ark.; brother, Jerry Hulse of Ashdown, Ark.; sisters, Dixie Hulse of Arkansas, and Dee Anne Lewellen and husband Austin of East Tawakoni; grandchildren, Elvis, Ashton and Bryer; beloved cat, Felix; and numerous other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; nephew, Wayne Smith; and brother-in-law, Ronnie Joe Suel.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Bartley’s Lone Oak Funeral Home.