Obituaries

DOUGLAS WAYNE KYLE

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Douglas Wayne Kyle of Normangee passed away peacefully January 17, 2021 at the age of eighty six and is now reunited with his Heavenly wife of 66 years, Hattie Corene Kyle. Doug was born in Normangee, Texas March 25, 1934 and lived most of his life there. He graduated Valedictorian of Normangee High School and married his high school sweetheart September 4, 1954. He served in the US Army, stationed in South Dakota. Doug worked for many years at Dresser Industries before returning home to Normangee to fulfill his dream of owning his own store. He and his wife operated Kyle’s Korner Grocery in Normangee for thirty years. He served as mayor of Normangee for several years and was long time member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles. He was an avid Numismatist and enjoyed reading.
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BILLIE STRINGER

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Billie Stringer, age 76, passed away January 13, 2021 in Bryan, Texas. A celebration of her life was held 11 A.M., Monday, January 18, 2021 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in North Zulch. Pastor Randall Smith officiated the service. Interment followed in Bethlehem Lutheran Cemetery.
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FRANCINE (HERRIDGE) WILKINSON

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Francine (Herridge) Wilkinson, of Madisonville, TX; 86 years, 3 months, 1 day; passed away on Tuesday; January 12, 2021 in Bryan, TX. The visitation is scheduled from 10-11AM on Saturday, January 16, 2021, at Day Funeral Home Chapel in Madisonville, TX. The funeral services will follow the visitation beginning at 11AM. Eulogy by Allan Williams and Olan Weaver officiating. The burial will follow at Weches Cemetery in Weches, TX at 3PM.
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BETTY JO (COOPER) STOVER

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Betty Jo (Cooper) Stover; 95 years, 5 months, 11 days; passed away on Friday; January 1, 2021 in Madisonville, TX. A private graveside service is scheduled for 1PM on Wednesday; January 6, 2021 at Madisonville Cemetery in Madisonville, TXwith Reverend Jim Jackson officiating.
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MORRIS DERRAL RICHARDS

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Morris Derral Richards was born July 16, 1940 in Bryan, Texas to parents, Elbert Oscar & Lillie Irene (Horton) Richards. He was raised in Freeport, Texas. Soon after graduating high school, Morris enlisted in the U.S. Army, and he was stationed in New Jersey and Georgia. He had later worked for Dow Chemical Company for a period of time and also for the Cal Farley Boys Ranch for five years.
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SYLVIA MARIE SWINNER

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Sylvia Marie Swinner, age 87, of Madisonville, Texas passed peacefully into the welcoming arms of her Lord and Savior the evening of January 12, 2021. She was born August 14, 1933 in Galveston, Texas to father, Valentino Dushman and mother, Margaret (Pinachio) Dushman.
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WINNIE PAULINE GILHAUS

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Winnie Pauline Gilhaus was born December 25, 1929 in Madison County, Texas to William Paul McWhorter and Lillian Anna Peters. She died January 12, 2021 at age 91. She followed several of her sisters to Houston where she worked as a bookkeeper for Bland Willis Cadillac.
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BILLIE CULP

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Billie Culp, 89, of Madisonville, Texas, passed away January 5, 2021 at his home in Madisonville. Funeral services were held 4 P.M., Sunday, January 10, 2021 at Madisonville Funeral Home, Madisonville, Texas with Jon Stevens officiating. Interment followed in High Prairie Cemetery.
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MARTHA MCADAMS CADE FETTERMAN

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Martha McAdams Cade Fetterman (95), died December 10, 2020 in Helotes, Bexar County, Texas. She was born December 3, 1925 in Huntsville, Walker County, Texas to William Floyd McAdams and wife, Bethel Cook McAdams. A graduate of Sam Houston University, she taught business subjects at La Porte High School for 30 years. Martha lived 40 years in Clear Lake City and was a member of House of Prayer Lutheran Church and a past matron of the La Porte Order of the Eastern Star. She was a member of The Ladies Reading Club of La Porte and a life member of the San Jacinto District of the Texas Federation of Women’s Clubs. She actively pursued a hobby of genealogy and was a member of the Captain John McAdams Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Bluebonnet Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas. In later life, Martha moved to Kingwood, Texas, and became a member of the Kingwood Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Raymond Fetterman, Sr. She is survived by her daughter Ellen Cade Edwards and husband Eddy Edwards, her son Edward Jackson Cade, Jr. and wife Paula Whitney Cade, her daughter Terri Fetterman Harrell and husband James Harrell; grandchildren Cade Seimers, Laurie Collins, Lloyd Edwards, Amy Cade Mantooth, Alan Cade, Cody Harrell, and Kathryn Harrell Slosarek; great grandchildren Allison, Ashlynn, Kevin, Kaiden, and Noah Mantooth, Bodhi and Jaxon Collins, and Mabel Slosarek.