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Clarence Ezell Rhoden passed away in Houston Texas on July 17, 2019 after a short battle with cancer and complications from a car accident. He was born on June 23, 1939 in Conroe, Texas to Louis Rhoden and Minnie Ola Tipton Rhoden. He grew up in Cleveland where he had a career in auto sales. He was an avid outdoorsman enjoying hunting and fishing with his family and was known to be a tough domino and card player. He leaves behind no shortage of memories for those who knew him best.

 

Ezell was preceded in death by his father, mother, and brothers Raymond and Harold. He is survived by daughter Leslie May husband Barry, son Kevin Rhoden and wife Dorothy, brothers Dick Rhoden, Louis Rhoden and wife Bettye, sisters Ellen Poling and Beatrice Rhoden, five grandsons and one great grandson. He also leaves a host of family and friends who will miss his kindness, thoughtfulness and quick wit.

 

The family would like to thank his special neighbors, Rob and Donna Wilson, as well as the Houston Methodist staff for all the compassion, care and concern for Ezell.

 

The family will receive friends Monday, July 22 at 9am at Pace Stancil Funeral Home in Cleveland Texas with services immediately following in the chapel. Interment will follow at Bold Springs Cemetery.

 

 

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Patricia Ann Spann, age 69 of Shepherd, Texas, passed away Friday, July 19, 2019.  She was born January 9, 1950 in Shepherd, Texas to parents James Carlton Johnson and Betty Ruth Johnson. She is preceded in death by her father.

 

Survivors include her mother, Betty Ruth Johnson; sons, William David Spann and wife Deetra, Charles Blain Spann and wife Heather; brother, James D. Johnson and wife Karen; grandchildren, Weldon H. Spann and wife Randi, Danielle R. Coker, Heaven M. Spann, Brooke L. Spann, Chody B. Spann and Hadley M. Spann; great-grandchildren, Stetson W. Spann and Keaton H. Spann; along with numerous other relatives and friends.

 

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Sunday, July 21, 2019 at Pace Stancil Funeral Home, Cleveland, Texas. Services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, July 22, 2019 at Pace Stancil Chapel, Cleveland, Texas. Interment will follow at Farley Chapel Cemetery, Shepherd, Texas.

 

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Daniel O’Neil Gannon, Sr., age 73 of Splendora, Texas, passed away Saturday, July 20, 2019.  He was born December 30, 1945 in Brandsville, Missouri to parents Hila Brown and Claude Gannon who preceded him in death along with his loving wife, Linda Gannon; brother, Charlie Gannon; sisters, Kathryn Thomas and Kathy Gannon; and mother-in-law and father-in-law, Leola and Robert Ross.

 

Daniel was a longtime resident of Splendora and retired from Porter Ready Mix as a dispatcher. He had previously worked as a truck driver at Schill Steel for 25 years.  He enjoyed hunting in Missouri and fishing whenever he could.  Daniel loved his family and will be missed by all.

 

Survivors include his children, Daniel Gannon, Jr., Amanda Gannon and Kathy Gannon; grandchildren, Jeremy Gannon and wife Dee, Bridgett Rice and husband Greg; Karyna Ward, Justin Winborn, Corey Winborn, Cameron Dykes, Aiden Ferris, and Lily Ferris; 18 great-grandchildren; numerous nephews, nieces, cousins, other relatives and friends.

 

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at Pace Stancil Funeral Home, Cleveland, Texas. Services will be at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at Pace Stancil Chapel, Cleveland, Texas, officiated by Rev. Carl Williamson. Interment will follow at Pace Stancil Memorial Rest Gardens.

 

 

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Deborah Kay “Debbie” McDonald, age 62 of Cleveland, Texas, passed away Friday, July 12, 2019.  She was born April 1, 1957 in Houston, Texas to Margie Owens Yarbrough and Curtis Yarbrough.  She is preceded in death by her mother, Margie Yarbrough; and brother, Curtis Yarbrough, Jr.

 

Debbie was a spontaneous, loving person who put her family first, and loved spending time with her grandkids. She enjoyed sporting events, especially those where her children or grandchildren were participating.  Debbie was truly a joy to know and will be greatly missed.

 

Survivors include her loving husband, Russell “Scooter” McDonald; father, Curtis Yarbrough; son, Sean Michael McDonald and wife LaDonna; daughters, Misty Rachelle Whitton and husband Jay, Kimberly Felan, and Jimi White; brother, Allen Yarbrough and wife Marie; sisters, Cheryl Wilson and husband William, Janice Chamblee and husband Vernon, Brenda Terrell and husband Wayne, Darla Wilson, Kim Kennedy, and Pam Lowe and husband Terry; grandchildren, Hunter Whitton, Heith Whitton, Rylei McDonald, Shane McDonald, Trent McDonald, Cooper McDonald, Jacob White, Katy Felan, Samantha Geaslan, and John Geaslan; numerous nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends.

 

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Monday, July 15, 2019 at Pace Stancil Funeral Home, Cleveland, Texas. Services will be 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at Pace Stancil Chapel, Cleveland, Texas officiated by Gary Shiflet. Interment will follow at Morgan Cemetery, Cleveland, Texas.

 

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Brenda Joyce Lewis, age 65 of Coldspring, Texas, passed away Thursday, June 20, 2019.  She was born March 30, 1954 in Houston, Texas to parents David and Elizabeth Thompson who preceded her in death.

 

Mrs. Lewis was known for her green thumb. She loved gardening and flowers and also owned the Katy Flower Market. In her spare time, which was rare, Brenda could be found enjoying the outdoors, going out on the boat or just relaxing in nature.

 

Survivors include her husband of 26 years, Jere Lewis; step-daughter, Sara Novak and husband Justin; sister, Emily Moncrief and husband Joe; grandchildren, Sophia Morreno, Emma Morreno and Logan Novak; dog, Maxwell; numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

 

A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, August 10, 2019 at Pace Stancil Chapel, Coldspring, Texas.

 

 

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Jack Allen Owens, age 88 of Cleveland, Texas, passed away Friday, July 5, 2019.  He was born February 18, 1931 in Houston, Texas to parents Odis and Bessie Owens who preceded him in death along with his wife of 50 years, Sherry Hill Owens; grandsons, Jeremy Edgar and Richard Owens; brothers, Richard Owens and Perry Owens; and sister, Vivian Hagan.

 

Jack was a longtime resident of Cleveland, Texas and formerly of Daisetta, Texas.  He was a member of Central Baptist Church, Cleveland Masonic Lodge, as well as the Cleveland VFW. Jack served his country in the United States Navy during the Korean conflict. He worked at the Cleveland Senior Citizens Center. He was a machinist by trade and was naturally mechanically inclined.  Jack will be missed by all who knew him.

 

Survivors include his wife of 10 years, Elnora Owens; son, Billy Owens and wife Teresa; daughters, Teresa Worley and husband Kenneth, and Sharon Edgar and companion James Williams; brother, Wayne Owens and wife Betty; grandchildren, Todd Worley and wife Ann, Jennifer Moran and husband Brian, Erin Worley, and Crystal Quist and husband Wayne; great-grandchildren, Isaac and Gillian Worley, Maddox and Jackson Moran, Iris Roberts, and Sophia and Noah Quist; along with numerous friends, nieces, nephews and relatives.

 

Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, July 20, 2019 at New Hope Baptist Church, Cleveland, Texas. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to the Wounded Warrior Project.

 

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Billy James McAdams, 86 of Cleveland, Texas passed away July 9, 2019. He was born November 7, 1932 in Trinity County to parents JF and JoAnn Cox McAdams who preceded him in death. He moved to Cleveland when he was a teenager, and was very active in school activities. Bill was a graduate of the University of Texas in Austin where he received his Doctor of Jurisprudence. He and his wife Jean moved back to Cleveland after his retirement from the Texas Department of Transportation, where he served as lead counsel in Austin.

 

Bill served on the Cleveland City Council, was active in the Greater Cleveland Chamber of Commerce and the Unity Committee of Cleveland. He was instrumental in the creation of the Cleveland Historical Museum. 

 

Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Jean Noble McAdams; son, Mark McAdams and wife Mandee; daughter, Susan McAdams Petee and husband Doug; and grandchildren, Maverick and Major McAdams, Lindsey and Jordan Petee.

 

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Thursday, July 11, 2019 at Pace Stancil Funeral Home, Cleveland, Texas. Services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, July 12, 2019 at Pace Stancil Chapel, Cleveland, Texas. Interment will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, July 12, 2019 at McAdams Cemetery, Bedias, Texas. Honorary Pallbearers will be Jo Bob Croley, Kenneth Riggs, Joe Bazar, James Manley, Bobby Wood, Dr. Bernard Lewis and Dennis Kirkonis. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Cleveland Historical Museum.

 

 

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James Marvin Whitmire, Sr., age 68 of Cleveland, Texas, passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2019.  He was born September 10, 1950 in Cleveland, Texas to parents Lubie and Lucille Whitmire who preceded him in death.

 

Mr. Whitmire was a 1969 graduate of Cleveland High School. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing. James was a rancher who loved horses. In his spare time he loved to watch the Texans and Astros.

 

Survivors include his sons, James Whitmire, Jr. and Sheila, Keith Whitmire and wife Geri; brother, Michael Whitmire; sister, Diana Johnston; grandchildren, Tanner Whitmire, Tyler Whitmire, and Taylor Whitmire; niece, Rona Leal and husband Miguel; and great nephews, Devin and Kain Leal.

 

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Friday, July 12, 2019 at Pace Stancil Funeral Home, Cleveland, Texas. Graveside services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, July 13, 2019 at Wells Cemetery, Cleveland, Texas.

 

 

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Joe Hillon Guynes, age 81 of Cleveland, Texas, passed away Wednesday, July 10, 2019.  He was born December 29, 1937 in Kennard, Texas to parents Vertie Hathorn and Claude Guynes who preceded him in death along with his brothers, Earl C. Guynes and Hirshell Guynes.

 

Joe retired from the U.S Postal Service after 38 years.  He loved hunting and fishing and spending time with his kids and grandkids. Back in the day, he loved picking guitar and singing Merle Haggard. He was a quiet, loving spirit.

 

Survivors include his wife of 32 years, Sue Guynes; daughters, Theresa Guynes and Karen McGinnis and husband, Tim; in-laws, Darlene Wakefield, John Cheatham, Bill Cheatham and wife Ginger, Jack Smith and wife Virginia, Wayne Cheatham and wife Barbara, LaNita Jackson and husband Marty, and Shannon Cheatham; grandchildren, Coty McGinnis, Ashley McGinnis, Jason Tanner and wife Lisa, Jared Bobo and wife Courtney, and Walker Hart; great-grandchildren, Alex and Audrey Tanner, Declan and Scarlett Bobo, and Willow Hart; numerous nieces and nephews; many fishing buddies and friends.

 

Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Thursday, July 11, 2019 at Pace Stancil Funeral Home, Cleveland, Texas. Services will be 2:00 p.m., Friday, July 12, 2019 at Pace Stancil Chapel, Cleveland, Texas officiated by Rev. Douglas Hollie. Interment will follow at Pace Stancil Memorial Rest Gardens.

 

 

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Vickie Lynn Young, age 61 of Cleveland, Texas, passed away Monday, July 1, 2019.  She was born June 15, 1958 in Arlington, Texas to parents Victor James and Alice Gouge who preceded her in death along with her husband, Roy Young.

 

Vickie was a very social person who embraced social media.  She loved her family and Wa Wa, her dog.   She also enjoyed pedicures, manicures, flowers, and hummingbirds.  She was a cherished friend to many and will be missed by all who knew her.

 

Survivors include her son, Royce Wade Young; daughters, Susan LaMae Young Denton and Amanda Renee Young; sisters, Julie Carney and Kristi Allen; brother, Mark James; grandchildren, Kolby Hvamstad, Cody Hvamstad, Isabella Salazar, Sophie Salazar, Madaline Salazar, Chambers Huffman, Layla Huffman and Jemma Young; along with numerous extended family and friends.

 

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., Thursday, July 11, 2019 at Pace Stancil Chapel, Cleveland, Texas.

 

 

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303 E. CROCKETT
CLEVELAND, TEXAS

281-592-2641