From the Desk of the County Judge



Fall has officially arrived, the air is crisp and everyone is thankful for the rain. I think we all welcome the change from the hot and dry summer we experienced. As we enter into Thanksgiving and the Holiday Season let us be thankful we live in Leon County and can celebrate the season with family and friends. After six months […]

Jimmy Luther Brewer, Jr.



Funeral services for Jimmy Luther Brewer, Jr., age 52, of Buffalo were held at 11 AM, Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at the Walters’ Buffalo Funeral Home. Rev. Wesley Henson, pastor of the Memorial Baptist Church in Oakwood, officiated and burial followed in the Keechi Cemetery. Jimmy Brewer, Jr. was born January 20, 1961 in Palestine, Texas. His parents were Jimmy […]

Anna Jean Carter



Graveside funeral services for Anna Jean Carter, age 76, of Centerville and formerly of Houston, were held at 11 AM, Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at the North Creek Cemetery in northeast Leon County. Josh Jarvis officiated. Walters Funeral Home in Centerville was in charge of arrangements. Anna Jean (Jensen) Carter was born in Galveston, Texas on July 9, 1937. Her […]

Doug Hagler



A memorial service for Mr. Doug Hagler, 66, was held on Saturday, October 19, 2013, at 10:00a.m. at the Celebration Church in Buffalo. Pastor Chuck Davis officiated. Ervin Douglas Hagler was born in Barbour County, Alabama on July 7, 1947, and passed away suddenly on Wednesday, October 16, 2013, at East Texas Medical Center in Fairfield, TX. He grew up […]

Beatris InaFay Dilling Hemmen



Funeral services for Beatris InaFay Dilling Hemmen, age 95, of Centerville, and formerly of San Antonio, were held at 4 P.M., Saturday, October 19, 2013 at the Walters Funeral Home in Centerville, Texas. Bro. James Gunnels officiated the service. Graveside services were on Monday, October 21, 2013 in the Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio, Texas. “Faye” Hemmen […]

Helen Jordan



Mary “Helen” Jordan was born on Monday, Sept. 17, 1928 in Centerville, Mississippi to Annie Johnston and Joe Theis. She went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013 at the age of 85 years and 25 days. Helen was a member of Stewart Memorial United Methodist Church in Buffalo; a member of the Buffalo Chapter #157 of […]

Horatio Darnell Middleton



Homegoing services for Horatio Darnell Middleton, age 63, of Houston, were held at 12 Noon, Saturday, October 19, 2013 at the Walters Funeral Home in Centerville, Texas. Rev. Joe Robbins, pastor of Oak Grove Baptist Church in the Egypt Community of Leon County, officiated the service and interment was held in the Centerville Community Cemetery. . Horatio Darnell Middleton was […]

Elizabeth Ann “Beth” (Goolsby) Neyland



Beth (Goolsby) Neyland was born in Palestine, Texas and was a lifelong resident of Centerville, Texas. She graduated from Centerville High School in 1966. Beth rodeoed from the age of 12 until her second son was born in 1976. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Centerville and worked as a nursing home administrator and consultant […]

Selma Noey



Funeral services for Mrs. Selma Noey, 77, were held on Friday, October 18, 2013, at 2:00p.m. at First Baptist Church in Marquez. Bro. Billy Bob Evans officiated. Interment followed the services at Winn Cemetery. Visitation was held on Thursday with the family present from 6:00p.m. until 8:00p.m. at Ricks-Bowers Funeral Home in Jewett. Mrs. Noey passed away on Tuesday, October […]

Jeanette Perkins



Homegoing celebration services for Jeanette Perkins, age 58, of Jewett, were held at 1:00 P.M., Sunday, October 20, 2013 at the Walters Funeral Home in Centerville, Texas. Bishop James Williams and Pastor Leroy Haynes officiated the service and interment was in the Friendship Cemetery, west of Centerville. Jeanette Perkins was born on December 17, 1954 in Centerville, Texas to L.T. […]