Operation Clean Sweep

Diboll is gearing up once again for Operation Clean-Sweep. On April 18, a group of volunteers and skilled craftsmen will be helping Diboll homeowners with outside “fix-ups.” Projects range from roofing and painting to raking leaves. Churches, school groups, businesses, organizations and individuals are needed to form work teams for the day. Each team will … Read more

Opal Odessa Newberry

Services for Opal Odessa Newberry, 86, of Lufkin, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, February 12, 2015 in the Gipson Funeral Home Chapel, with Bro. Alvin Quick officiating.  Interment will follow in the Fairview Cemetery. Mrs. Newberry was born September 27, 1928 in Diboll, Texas, the daughter of the late Ina Mae (Stanaland) and … Read more

Deanna Lyn Arellano

Services for Deanna Lyn Arellano, 53, of Lufkin, will be announced at a later date. Deanna was born May 2, 1961 in Pana, Illinois.  She passed away Tuesday, February 3, 2015 in a local hospital. Deanna was a special education teacher with Gatesville ISD for 18 years. She enjoyed crafting, shopping, and eating out.  She … Read more

Dewey M. Wolf

Dewey M. Wolf, 73, of Diboll, was born January 9, 1942 in Clarksville, Texas.  He passed away Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at his residence. Mr. Wolf was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.  He served in the U S Air Force and played softball at the Barksdale Air Force base and Bossier Air Force … Read more

Billie J. Smith

Funeral services for Billie J. Smith, 84, of Lufkin will be held Friday, February 6, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. in the Carroway Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Stephen Lantis officiating. Interment will follow in the Garden of Memories Memorial Park. Mrs. Smith was born February 16, 1930 in Bedias, Texas to A.G. Colburn, Sr. and … Read more

Judy Wilson Semlinger

Judy Wilson Semlinger, 74, amazing mother, wife, and friend; lover of red lipstick, diet coke (with ice), and chocolate; and passionate child advocate, died peacefully, surrounded by loved ones on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 in Lufkin, Texas. Born in Dallas to Glisson (Chick) Wilson and Ethel (Jackie) Dozier Wilson on March 26, 1940, Judy graduated … Read more

Carl Ray Vincent

Memorial services for Carl Ray Vincent, 60, of Huntington will be held Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. in the Carroway Funeral Home Chapel in Lufkin with Reverend D. Nick Sholars officiating. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Carroway Funeral Home. Mr. Vincent was born August 14, 1954 in Lockport, Illinois to Leroy … Read more

Linda Gail (Creekmore) Havard

Funeral services for Linda Gail (Creekmore) Havard, 64, of Zavalla will be held Monday, February 9, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at Lancewood Baptist Church with Brother Louie Lawson and Brother Brad Forrest officiating. Interment will follow in the Mt. Hope Cemetery. Mrs. Havard was born May 12, 1950 in Lufkin, Texas to Johnny Creekmore and … Read more

Bobby Ross McClendon

Services for Bobby Ross McClendon, 80, of Lufkin, will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 10, 2015 in the Gipson Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Horace Fletcher officiating.  Interment will follow in the Fairview Cemetery. Mr. McClendon was born June 24, 1934 in Lufkin, Texas and passed away February 8, 2015 in a local … Read more