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2-B Obituaries

Mrs. Dale Belt Senter

Graveside services for Pat

Helen Kay Strain Anglin

The Angelic Hosts came for

Helen Kay Strain Anglin on Tuesday, December 27, 2011 in the Hillcrest Medical Center, of Waco among loving family and devoted friends. Viewing was held Friday, December 30, 2011 from 10:00 am - 8:00 pm. at the funeral home. Funeral Services were Saturday, December 31, 2011 at 1:00 PM in the First United Methodist Church, 203 North Canton Street, Mexia, TX 76667 with Rev. Vernon Busby and Elder H. V. Chambers, Sr. officiating. Interment was in the Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hwy 84 in Mexia.

Helen Kay Strain Anglin was

the third child born to Oscar, Sr. and Willie P. Strain and was born in Freestone County, Texas on October 29, 1959. She grew up in Mexia and graduated from Mexia High School where she excelled in sports, especially the area of Track and Field. She received a number of awards for excellence in this area. Helen was baptized in the

Alexander Chapel Primitive Baptist Church by Elder H. V. Chambers. Howard Anglin, Sr. and Helen

were married in Limestone County and to this union 2 children were born. She later started a future with Charles Nash. This relationship ended in her death. For more than 16 years, Helen

was employed by CENTEX ARC in Mexia. Kay was preceded in death by

her father: Oscar Strain, Sr; 2 sons:

Jarvus Canady and Raylon

Anglin and 1 sister: Phyllis Chambers. She will be missed especially

for her beautiful smile and her caring spirit. Those who will cherish her memory most are: Her spouse: Charles Nash; Sons: Howard Anglin, Jr. and Kenyata and Caleb Hobbs all of Mexia; Daughter: O’Koye Carter and Trey of Mexia; Her Loving Mother: Willie P. Strain; her sister: Dorothy Strain Canady all of Mexia; Brothers: Oscar Strain, Jr., of Winnsboro, TX; 7 Grandchildren: Quanisha, Trevonn, Kiana, Trederek, Kamiyah, Montrell, and Dupree; 4 Aunts and 1 uncle; a Special Friends: Dolly Shepherd and the CENTEX employees; nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends. Moore’s Angelic Funeral Home

406 Monroe Street, Teague, Texas 75860 provided the professional services for the Anglin Family. Visit their website: to sign the guest book and light a candle.


Latham, 54, wer held on Friday, December 30, 2011, at 2:00 p.m. at Salem Cemetery near Freestone. Rev. Jeffrey W. King of Bethlehem Lutheran Church in William Penn, TX officiated. Visitation was on Thursday

Funeral Services for Mrs. Dale

Belt Senter, 61, were held on Tuesday, January 3, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at the Bowers Funeral Home in Teague. Rev. Alan Van Hooser officiated. Interment followed the services at Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation was on Monday,

January 2, 2011, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Bowers Funeral Home. Mrs. Senter passed away at the

East Texas medical Center in Tyler after battling cancer. She was born in Lubbock, Texas

on August 3, 1950 to parents Jimmy & Bessie Mae Belt, and lived there until she married her husband of 25 years, Steven Senter and moved to Teague in 1985. Mrs. Senter loved to garden, Facebook; she loved her family and her animals. She was very proud of her four kids, her eleven grandkids and her four great-grandkids. Many people will remember her as the manager of Dairy Queen in Teague or Mexia from 1998 until retiring in 2009; or for her famous homemade fudge. Dale loved Teague; she loved her community and was well known and loved by everyone she met as a fun, loving and caring person. On August 30 of last year her and her husband, Steve, celebrated their 26th

wedding anniversary.

Mrs. Senter is survived by her husband, Steven Senter of Teague; children, Stephanie Graham of San Angelo, Amy Barlow & husband Wesley of Mexia, Toni Roach Auten & husband Chris of Ardmore, OK., and Ricky Senter of Teague; Grandchildren, Greg Graham & wife Sonia of San Angelo, Amanda Hall & husband Brandon of Fairfield, Tabatha Hill of Lake Jackson, Jessica Graham of San Angelo, Preston Senter of Oakwood, Jonathan Graham of San Angelo, Austin McNeill of Ardmore, OK., Kelsey Barlow of Mexia, Garrett Graham of San Angelo, Kalem Auten of Ardmore, OK., and Mallori McNeil of Ardmore, OK.; four great-grandchildren; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by

her Mother, Mae Bell; Sister, Joy Redford; niece, Dodie Kirk; and nephew, Larry Gene Edwards. Please visit our website at www. to sign the memorial guestbook or to leave a message for the family.

with the family present from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Mr. Latham passed away from complications from Leukemia on Sunday, December 25, 2011, at Bluebonnet Hills Care Center in Brenham. He was born in Teague on March 17, 1957 and grew up in Teague and the surrounding area. Mr. Latham lived in Brenham for several years then returned to Teague and had recently moved


back to Brenham to be near his daughter and grandchildren. Mr. Latham served in the National Guard for twelve years from 1978 to 1990. He worked as a heavy equipment operator and drove a maintainer for Washington County for several years. Pat enjoyed fishing and spending time with his friends, but his favorite pastime was playing with his grandchildren whom he considered to be his pride and joy. Mr. Latham was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church. He is survived by one daughter, Leslie Maya & husband Arturo and three grandchildren, Alexis Maya, Kayla Maya, and Marc Maya, all of Brenham; his mother, Nettie Latham of Buffalo; three brothers, Jimmy Latham & wife Carolyn of Dallas, Robert Latham & wife Margaret of Donie, and Joe Latham & wife June of McGregor; four sisters, Wenonah Ward & husband Powell (Butch) of Flo, Glenda Alford of Teague, Carolyn Brimhall & husband Karl of Buffalo, and Brenda Sue Armstrong & husband Craig of Benchley; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Mr. Latham was preceded in

death by his father, Ed Latham and one brother, Billy Jack Latham. Please visit our website at www. to sign the memorial guestbook or to leave a message for the family.

Cullen C. Gunter

January 3, 2012 - The “Times” Pauline Lane

Pauline Hagen Lane, resident Dennis Michael Craig

Dennis Michael Craig, Jr., 37 of Fairfield, passed away December 29, 2011. He was born December 4, 1974 in Pasadena. Dennis was a tatoo artist and took care of his kids. He is survived by children,

Michael Aiden Craig, Dylan Keith Craig and Randi Renee Craig all of Fairfield; parents, Connie and Randy Smith of Fairfield; grandparents Margaret Craig of Conroe, Marie Kurshus of Fairfield, Ann Smith of Fairfield; sister, Christina Craig and Danny Sandefer of Fairfield; nephews Daniel Sandefer, Blake Sandefer, Trendell McWhirter, Gauge McWhirter; niece Kylee MaGee; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and other family and friends. Preceded in death by

Steven (Trip) Thomas Williams

Funeral services for Steven (Trip) Thomas Williams, III (age 3) were held on Saturday, December 31, 2011 at the First Baptist Church in Teague at 2:00p.m. Bro. Scott Matthews officiated. Interment followed the services at Dew Cemetery. Visitation was held at the

Bowers Funeral Home from 6:00- 8:00p.m. on Friday, December 30, 2011. Steven was born on July 31, 2008

in Augusta, Georgia to parents Steven Thomas Williams, II and Amanda Sue Simons and passed away on Sunday, December 25, 2011 at Parkview Regional Hospital in Mexia. He is survived by his parents, Steven and Amanda Williams of Teague; sister, Lydia Rayne Williams all of Teague; paternal grandmother, Linda Pevytoe & husband Herman; Maternal grandparents,


Gonzalez & husband Gilbert of Teague and Arthur Simons; as well as numerous Aunts and Uncles. Preceded by grandfather, Steven

Williams Thomas Williams, Sr.; great grandmother, Sara Gonzalez; great grandfather, George Simons; and step grandmother, Annett Simons. Please visit our website at www. to sign the memorial guestbook or to leave a message for the family. _________________________

grandfathers, Othal Craig, Mike Kurshus, Cecil Smith; grandparents, Lillian and Henry Rainer. Visitation was 6-8 p.m. Monday, January 2, 2012 at Griffin- Roughton Funeral Home. Services were graveside 10 a.m. Tuesday, January 3, 2012 at Greenwood Cemetery in Teague with Rev. James Walker officiating. Memorials may be made to help

Cullen C. Gunter, 92, of Fairfield, died Tuesday, December 27, 2011 in Tyler. Graveside services were held 10:00 a.m. Thursday, December 29, 2011 at Lake Chapel Cemetery. Visitation was from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 28, 2011 at Capps Memorial Chapel. Mr. Gunter was born October

27, 1919 in the Young Community of Freestone County to parents W. C. and Lelar Freeman Gunter. He was a lifetime area resident and was a retired self-employed truck driver. He married Ellen Scruggs on June 24, 1944 and she preceded him in death on August 1, 2009. He was also preceded in death by his parents, six brothers and two sisters. Left to cherish his memory are

two children, James Don Gunter and wife Janna Sue of Fairfield; Mary Ellen Golden and husband Richard of Fairfield; a brother, J. C. Gunter of Tyler; five grandchildren, James Gunter, Jr. of Fairfield; Kristi Chick and husband Roger of Bullard; Betty Louise Taylor of Lake Worth; William Herman Golden of Newport, TN; Austin Golden of New Tazewell, TN; one great- granddaughter, Sierra Schick of Bullard; two step-great- grandchildren, Montana and Zachary Chick of Bullard. To view an online obituary, send

a personalized sympathy card, or leave the family a personal tribute, please visit our website at

the children of Dennis Craig at Community National Bank. Griffin - Roughton Funeral

Home conducted funeral arrangements.

of Fairfield, passed away on Tuesday morning December 17, 2011 at Fairview Healthcare in Fairfield. She was born on January 14, 1928 in Dew, Texas to Olie P. Hagen and Ruby Atkisson Hagen. Pauline worked at the Mexia State School as a housekeeper for a number of years. She was a member of the Dew United Methodist Church in Dew and loved to play Domino’s, Crochet, Quilt, and spoil her grandchildren at every chance she had. She was a member of the Womens Auxillary of the VFW Post in Fairfield. She was preceded in death

by her parents, sisters Rose Whittington, Katie Whittington, brother Alfred Hagen, son Gary Wayne Whittington, and her husband Ben Lane Jr. in 2003. Survivors include her children Kathy Logsdon andher husband Bill of Fairfield and Bobby Whittington and his wife Betty of Fairfield. Five grandchildren Keila Zapata and her husband Franco of Blooming Grove, Kenneth Fairly and his fiance Sheila of Houston, Kasey Lane and her husband Jimmy Lane of Elkhart, Brian Whittington and his wife Brandi of Donie, Shandra Bailey of Beaumont, and Ryan Logsdon of Fairfield. Ten great grandchilderen that includes nine girls and one boy. She is also survived by her sisters Christine Glover and her husband James of Diball and Dorothy Chapman and her husband Robert of Fairfield, brother-in-law Gayle Whittington of Dew, special cousin Betty Shane and her husband Jack of McKinney, and a number of

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