February 4, 2004
Constance Marie Zoller
Services for Constance Marie Zoller, 75, Troup, former resident of Tyler, are scheduled for 2:00 pm Wednesday, February 4, 2004 at Tyler Christian Fellowship with Pastor Joe Canal officiating.
Burial will in Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Lloyd James Funeral Home, Tyler.
Mrs. Zoller died February 1 at Hospice of East Texas.
She was born August 29, 1928 in Bryan. She attended St. Josephs Grade School, Bryan High School and McKenzie Baldwin Business College. She had lived in Bryan, Denton, Kilgore, Mexia, Wichita Falls and Los Angeles, CA. She was a member of Tyler Christian Fellowship and a homemaker.
She was a loving and devoted wife and mother of seven, and a grandmother of 19. She was a musician, artist, avid reader, gardener, health enthusiast, seamstress, grade school den mother, Troup High School PTA secretary, secretary to
Cotton Section Agronomy Department-Texas A&M University, a student of the Bible and passionate follower of Christ.
She was preceded in death by her father, Ernest P. Nitch; mother Mary S. Nitch; and brothers, Benjamin E. Nitch and Leopold E. Nitch.
Survivors include her husband, John H. Zoller of Troup; son, Michael E. Zoller of Tyler; daughters, Paula J. Singletary of Bristol, VA, Rebecca D. Canal of Tyler, Mary K. Meade of Boise, Idaho, Teresa C. Meade of Spokane, WA, Melissa A. Symes of Frisco, and Jennifer A. Stephenson of Waco; and sister, Phyllis J. Buffington of Bryan.
Honorary Pallbearers are grandsons, Aaron Singletary, Josiah Singletary, Joshua Canal, Caleb Canal, Gabriel Canal, Joseph Canal, Jesse Canal, Luke Meade, Jachary Meade and Nathanael Meade.
Visitation was held 7:00 pm Tuesday, February 3 at Lloyd James Funeral Home in Tyler. Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society Lung Research or Hospice of East Texas.
Timothy Ray Whigham
Timothy Ray Whigham passed away Monday, January 26 in Houston, Texas. A lifelong Houston resident, Tim began his college career at Blinn and is survived by his parents, Larry and Mary Whigham of Washington, Texas, sister Pam Presswood and husband Mark and children Trey, Aly and Bret of Keller, Texas, as well as numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Services were held Friday in Houston. Memorials may be made to The Navasota Theatre Alliance, 104 W. Washington, Navasota, Texas, 77868, or The Blinn Foundation, Larry & Mary Whigham Scholarship Fund, 902 College, Brenham, Texas 77833.
L.M. ‘Buddy’ Rolan
Oct. 20, 1920 — Feb. 1, 2004
ROCKDALE — Services for L.M. “Buddy” Rolan, 83, of Houston are set for 2 p.m. Thursday at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale.
Bro. Elmo Wilhite will officiate. Burial will be in Hugh Wilson Cemetery in Tanglewood.
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Mr. Rolan died Sunday at Lexington Place in Houston.
He was born in Milam County and had lived in Houston for the past 45 years. He was a craftsman and cabinetmaker. Mr. Rolan was a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps and went on 35 bombing missions during World War II.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Irene Rolan; and a son, Edward Lowell.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Howard and Peggy Rolan of Bryan; two sisters, Joan Roberson of Austin and Alta Raye Griffin of Clute; and two grandchildren.
Florence Ann Wisnoski
Sept. 8, 1936 — Feb. 2, 2004
NAVASOTA — Services for Florence Ann Wisnoski, 67, of Navasota are set for 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Christ Our Light Catholic Church.
The Rev. Tony Castro will officiate. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 12 to 5 p.m. Wednesday at Lindley-Robertson-Holt Funeral Home. Additional visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the church and from 9 a.m. to the time of services Thursday at the church.
A parish rosary and vigil service will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the church.
Mrs. Wisnoski died Monday at Grimes St. Joseph Health Center.
She was born in Anderson. She was a lifelong resident of Grimes County and a longtime resident of Navasota. Mrs. Wisnoski was a member of Christ Our Light Catholic Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Louis John Wisnoski.
Survivors include three sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Rebecca Wisnoski and Johnny and Haven Wisnoski, all of White Hall, and Roy and Mari Kay Wisnoski of Navasota; two daughters and sons-in-law, Janet and Frank Rosenquist of Navasota and Patricia and Wayne Brooks of Franklin; a brother, Floyd Nowak of Navasota; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Sadie Emma Parten
April 28, 1904 — Feb. 2, 2004
MADISONVILLE — Services for Sadie Emma Parten, 99, of Madisonville are set for 10 a.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church in Madisonville.
The Revs. Gary Ladd and Phil Sigman will officiate. Burial will be in Park Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m., at Madisonville Funeral Home.
Mrs. Parten died Monday.
She was born in Sweetwater, Ala., and lived in Madisonville for 70 years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ellis Henry Parten; and two daughters, Meredith Parten and Shirley Parten.
Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Bill and Sara Parten and Cecil and Pat Parten, all of Madisonville; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.
Erna Schroeder Busse
Sept. 27, 1919 — Feb. 3, 2004
NAVASOTA — Services for Erna Schroeder Busse, 84, of Navasota are set for 3 p.m. Thursday at Salem Lutheran Church in White Hall.
The Rev. Wayne Schumpe will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, with the family present from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at Nobles Funeral Chapel in Navasota.
Mrs. Busse died Tuesday in Navasota.
She was born in White Hall and was a homemaker. She was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary and the Salem Lutheran Church in White Hall.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John Busse.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Johnny and Susie Busse of Sealy; two daughters and sons-in-law, Judy and Brad Loden of Athens and Susan and James Brak of White Hall; a brother-in-law, Walter Busse of Navasota; a sister-in-law, Louise Busse of Navasota; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Rebecca Lynn Maness
Nov. 11, 1954 — Feb. 3, 2004
MADISONVILLE — Services for Rebecca Lynn Maness, 49, of Madisonville are set for 10 a.m. Friday at First Baptist Church in Madisonville.
The Rev. Sid Myers of Second Baptist Church and Brandon Maness will officiate. Burial will be in High Prairie Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m., at Madisonville Funeral Home.
Mrs. Maness died Tuesday in Madisonville.
She was born in Biloxi, Miss., and had lived in Madisonville for 18 years. She graduated from Normangee High School and was a member of the Second Baptist Church in Madisonville. She worked as a title manager for Landmark Title in Madisonville for two years and for the late John Oxley as a legal secretary. She taught pre-kindergarten and later first and second grade in Sunday school at her church.
Survivors include her husband, Joe Maness of Madisonville; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Samuel H. and Jennie Evans and Brandon Maness, all of Madisonville; three daughters, Monica J. Deyo of Huntsville and Jessica Lynn Evans and Kaitlan Anne Maness, both of Madisonville; a brother and sister-in-law, Mike and Tina McWhorter of Phoenix; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Rhonda and Gary Whitaker of Flynn and Ramona Pelton of Tulsa, Okla.; her parents, Sammie and Nita McWhorter of the Cottonwood community; four grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the Building Fund at Second Baptist Church, 206 N. McIver St., Madisonville, Texas 77864.
Dennis M. Wager
Nov. 25, 1965 — Jan. 31, 2004
LAKE WORTH — Services for Dennis M. Wager, 38, of Azle are set for 2 p.m. Wednesday at Biggers Funeral Chapel in Lake Worth.
Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Mr. Wager died Saturday at his home.
He was born in Texarkana, Ark. He was a journeyman plumber.
Survivors include his wife, Wendy Wager of Azle; a son, Michael Wager of Azle; two daughters, Nicole Wager and Shelly Wager, both of Azle; two brothers, Danny and Dale Wager; and two sisters, Debbie Westhoever and Diane Rogers.
James Randall ‘Randy’ Hein
Oct. 26, 1956 — Feb. 2, 2004
CALDWELL — Services for James Randall “Randy” Hein, 47, of Caldwell are set for 11 a.m. Friday at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Caldwell.
Burial will be in the Lyons Evangelical Church of Christ Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday and from 7:30 a.m. to the time of services Friday at the funeral home.
Mr. Hein died Monday at Burleson St. Joseph Health Center in Caldwell.
He was born in Harris County and was a longtime resident of the Lyons area. He had been employed in ranching. He was a member of the Lutheran Church.
Survivors include two sisters and brothers-in-law, Linda and Rod McKeehan and Paula and Kevin Huckeba, all of Houston; and several nieces and nephews.
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Blossie Holomon, 44, of El Reno, Okla., died Monday. Arrangements are pending with Glenn Mack Funeral Home in Hearne.
Services for Today
Ernestine E. Harvey, 10 a.m., Missionary Camp Baptist Church in Navasota.
Ruby Strauss, 10 a.m., J.M. Day Funeral Home Chapel in Madisonville, burial Friday in Patton Junction, Mo.
Anna Bell Canady, 11 a.m., Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Bryan, Rest-Ever Memorial Park.
Mildred Louise Calhoun Bunns, 1 p.m., Independent Baptist Church in Calvert, Beauty Rest Cemetery.
Dennis M. Wager, 2 p.m., Biggers Funeral Chapel in Lake Worth.