Gary Reeves

Gary Reeves, age 63 of Centerville, passed away January 10, 2018, in College Station, Texas. A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held at 10 A.M., Saturday, January 20, 2018, at the Cowboy Church of Leon County. Pastor Tuffy Loftin will officiate the service. Walters Funeral Home in Centerville is in charge of arrangements.

Gary Ray Reeves was born November 24, 1954, in Houston, Texas. His parents were Franklin Jr. & Lillian (Wade) Reeves. He was a self-employed heavy equipment operator. Gary thoroughly enjoyed his job and working with his equipment.

Gary was an avid deer hunter and enjoyed drag racing—not just watching but racing cars, himself. He was a bit of a daredevil, always willing to try anything once. Gary lived his life the way that he wanted—his way. However, his family always came first. They adored him and he returned that adoration tenfold. Gary had lived in Centerville since 2002, coming from Hockley, Texas and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Centerville.

Gary was preceded in death by both of his parents; beloved son, Garret Reeves and brother, Frank Reeves. Surviving family members include wife, Barbara Reeves of Centerville; son & daughter-in-law, Larret & Jennifer Reeves of Grapeland; daughter & son-in-law, Miranda & Matthew Hubble of Centerville and grandchildren, Blake Reeves, Cheyanne Reeves, Larren Reeves, Garret Reeves, Charmayne Hubble, Brent Hubble, Weston Reeves, Gatlin Reeves, Lilly Hubble & Grace Hubble. Gary is also survived by sisters, Tina Vollmer & husband, Bryan and Lauri Wernecke & husband, Randall, all of Tomball and aunts, Shirley Williams, Maggie Schultz & husband, Vernon & Lorene Wade.

Nancy Bertrand “Tootie” Evans

Funeral services for Nancy Bertrand “Tootie” Evans, 76 of Friday will be held Saturday, January 20th, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. in the Cartwright Memorial Chapel of Groveton Funeral Home with Bro. Lewis Jones officiating. Burial will follow in Zion Hill Cemetery in Lovelady, Texas. The family will receive visitors from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Friday, January 19th, 2018 at Groveton Funeral Home in Groveton, Texas.

Nancy was born on August 3rd, 1941 in Houston, Texas to Charles and Nancy (Hanks) Bertrand. God called Mrs. Evans home on Saturday, January 13th, 2018 in Houston, Texas.

“Tootie” loved all of her family and especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchild. She also loved her “special child” her dog named Maggie. She loved Jesus and going to church and she especially enjoyed meeting people. She always enjoyed getting to know people and she was the best “story-teller,” because she could always remember the intricate details in peoples’ lives. “Tootie” also always enjoyed attending the early afternoon ladies’ coffee club at County Seat. She never met a stranger.

Mrs. Evans was a long time member of the first Baptist church of Groveton and she was extremely active within the church as well as many other organizations throughout the community. She was a past member of Lions Club, Japonica Garden Club, Trinity County Historical Commission, reading club, the Thursday morning Sunday School Bible Study Class as well as being active within the Friday community. She is preceded in death by her husband, Bobbie Evans; her parents, Charles and Nancy Bertrand and a son, Keith Evans.

Mrs. Evans is survived by her loving children: son, Mike Evans and wife, Vickie Evans of Spring, Texas, son, James Evans and wife, Robin Evans of Deer Park, Texas and daughter, Kara Rose and husband, Brian Rose of Humble, Texas; grandchildren: Melissa Massie and husband Teil Massie of Houston, Texas, Hannah Zimmermann and husband, Kyle Zimmermann of Midland, Texas, Madeline Evans of Highlands, Texas, Evelyn, Daniel, Faith and Carolyn Rose, all of Humble, Texas; great granddaughter, Lillian Zimmermann of Midland, Texas and a host of other loved ones.

Services arranged by Groveton Funeral Home, Directors.

Suzanne Russell

Graveside services for Suzanne Russell will be held Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. in the Shady Grove Cemetery.  The family will receive friends Saturday at the Callaway-Allee Funeral Home from 12 noon until 1:30 p.m.  Online condolences may be made at


Nancy Jane Alger

Nancy Jane Alger, age 65, of Centerville passed away January 6, 2018 at her residence. She was born June 5, 1952 in Indianapolis, Indiana to parents, Phillip Hedrick and Ruth Austin Hedrick. Nancy worked as a physician’s assistant in her father’s pediatric practice and continued in the healthcare field as a Certified Nurse Aide for many years around the country. She was a lifelong member of the Presbyterian Church.

She is survived by her husband of 28 years, Sgt. Frank Alger U.S. Army Retired of Centerville; step-daughter, Deborah Alger of Indianapolis, IN; sister, Austin Stowel of Santa Cruz, CA; brother, Phil Hedrick and wife, Kathy of Mariposa, AZ; sisters-in-law, Judith Alseitz of Benton, KY and Joyce Zephryn of Indianapolis, IN; numerous other loving relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Phillip and Ruth Hedrick; and brother, R.A. Hedrick.

A Service of Witness to the Resurrection and Celebration of the Life of Nancy Jane Alger will be held at 11:00 a.m. Sunday, January 21, 2018 at the First Presbyterian Church, Crockett, Texas with Rev. Chad A. Lawson officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the First Presbyterian Church, 715 East Goliad, Crockett, Texas 75835.


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