Obituaries

Huey Lynn Smith

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Funeral service for Huey Lynn Smith, 82, of Sulphur Springs will be held 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020 at West Oaks Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Larry Blackman officiating. Interment will follow at Restlawn Memorial Park with Dillon Smith, Chris Alford, Luke Wright, Wes Cox, Richard Franks and Brandon Huffines serving as pallbearers. Visitation will be held at 1:30 p.m., prior to service.

Earl Nichols

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Funeral service for Earl Nichols, 85, of Como will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Chapel with Bro. William Nathan Gaddis and Mother Barbara Kelton officiating. Interment will follow at Union Cemetery with Bryan Nichols, Bo Dunlap, Richard Taylor, Mark Friddle, Brandon Woodard and Henry “Buck” Nichols serving as pallbearers. Visitation will be held 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2020 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Chapel.

Jim Wilson

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Funeral service for Jim Wilson, 74, of Sulphur Springs will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020 at West Oaks Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jay Porterfield officiating. Interment will follow at Greenview Cemetery with Lance Looney, Key Walker, Reese Walker, Austin Wilson and Colton Wilson serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Don Nelms, Dick Towers, Tom Kirkpatrick, Robert Cook, Larry Looney, Buddy Walker and his coffee drinking club, Jon Patton, Clyde Browning, James Bagwell and Joe Williamson, posthumous. Visitation will be held at 1 p.m., prior to service.

Nelda Pace

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Funeral service for Nelda Pace, 80, of Sulphur Springs will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Restlawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be held 6-8 p.m. Monday at Murray-Orwoksy Funeral Home Chapel.

Ruby Moye Placker

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Funeral services for Ruby Moye Placker, 84, of Huntsville, Texas, were held Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020 at 3 p.m. at Riverside Baptist Church in Riverside, Texas with Rev. Jim Newton officiating. Interment followed in the Bluff Creek Cemetery in Livingston, Texas. Visitation was held 2-3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020 before the service began at Riverside Baptist Church.

Bobby Ray Gardner

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Ray Gardner, 55, passed away Jan. 21, 2020 at CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital in Sulphur Springs. He was born to James and June Orum Gardner March 8, 1964 in Greenville.

Wyvonne Bronson

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Memorial service for Wyvonne Bronson, 85, of Sulphur Springs will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24, 2020 at First United Methodist Church with Jason Dietze and Rev. Ed

Betty Lou Claxton

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Betty Lou (Langehennig-Shelton) Claxton, 76, of Princeton, Texas passed away Monday, Jan. 6, 2020. Betty was born Aug. 4, 1943 to Sutton and Ena (Loggins) Langehennig in Coleman, Texas. Betty

Jerry Titsworth

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Funeral service for Jerry Titsworth, 78, of Sulphur Springs will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24, 2020 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Chapel with Rev. Fred Lewis officiating and Shane

Garry Crowson

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Celebration of life for Garry Crowson, 70, of Dike will be held at the Crow-son’s residence,3257 FM 71 east, Dike, Texas 7543, at 4 p.m. Saturday Jan. 25, 2020. Mr.