Lloyd “Sammy” Wesley Wilson
Mr. Lloyd “Sammy” Wesley Wilson, 73, of Groveton, Texas left this world on June 17, 2017 in Houston, Texas. Sammy was born May 18, 1944 in Orange, Texas. He was one of five children born to Jink Wesley Wilson and Lessie (Day) Wall. Sammy had a kind and gentle spirit. His grandchildren were the light of his life and he was so looking forward to the arrival of his grandson Blaine Cooper Wilson in August. He loved to spend time with his family and his friends. He also loved to fish, camp and play 42 at the deer camp. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend to many. He served in the United States Army over in Vietnam and later worked in construction for numerous years doing drywall and sheet rock until his retirement.
Visitation for Mr. Wilson will begin at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 in the Cartwright Memorial Chapel of Groveton Funeral Home until 7:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at Groveton Funeral Home with Brother Lewis Jones officiating. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery in Groveton, Texas
Mr. Wilson is preceded in death by his father Jink Wesley Wilson; mother Lessie Wall; two sisters: Joy Snyder and Florine Davis and his father-
Gary Bernard Jackson
Saturday, June 24, 2017 @ 11:00 am
Lone Star Baptist Church 110 FCR 280
Oakwood, TX 75855
Pastor Larry Raven, Eulogist. Rev. E.L. Jackson, Officiating Minister. Interment following service in Hopewell Cemetery, Centerville, TX.
Friday, June 23, 2017 10 am -
Emanuel Funeral Home -
Final arrangements made by Emanuel Funeral Home -
Rev. Gary Jackson was born on October 26 in Houston, Texas to Spencer Elijah and Lou Jean (Barnes) Jackson. He was the sixth of nine children.
Gary was raised in Houston, Texas and Oakwood, Texas. He attended Eisenhower High School in Houston, Texas.
Gary accepted Christ at an early age and united with Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church in Oakwood, Texas; True Vine Baptist Church. He was called into the ministry at a very young age. He was the church pastor for Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church in Oakwood, Texas, Rocky Mount Baptist Church in Oakwood, Texas; Mt. Moriah Baptist Church in Palestine, Texas.
Gary married Ora Lusk on November 19, 1995.
Rev. Gary Jackson descended to Heaven on June 13, 2017 at Palestine Regional Hospital. He was preceded in death by his parents, Spencer and Lou Jean Jackson; sister, Hallie O. Pinson; grandparents, Hallie and Robert Jackson; Callie and Lucius Jackson; father-
Those left behind to share many sweet memories are: wife: Ora Jackson, Palestine, Texas; son, Gary Jackson, Jr. (La Katetia), Houston, Texas; daughter, Dr. Michell (Jeff) Williams; brothers, Rev. Wayne Jackson, Sr. (Elizabeth), Rev. Bruce Jackson, Sr., Rev. Spencer Jackson, Sr. (Renee), Gerald Jackson, Rev. Everitt L. Jackson, Sr. (Brenda); sister, Deborah Harper (Rev. Ben); one grandchild, Jada S. Williams; aunt, Betty Zellars; mother-
William “Bill” Clark
William “Bill” Clark, age 96, of Crockett passed away Monday, June 19, 2017 at his residence.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. in the Callaway-
Graveside services will be held Monday , June 26, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. in the Woodlawn Cemetery in Houston.
Family will receive friends for visitation Friday evening from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Callaway-