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Funeral services for Donald Earle “Don” Reily of Lufkin will be held Saturday, January 15, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. at Lufkin First United Methodist Church with Reverend David Meeker-Williams officiating. Interment will follow in the Garden of Memories Memorial Park.

Burl Gene Horton was born May 22, 1932 in a rural area of Huntington, Texas, the son of B.W. and Effie (Walker) Horton, and passed away Tuesday, December 21, 2021 in a Nacogdoches hospital. Growing up on the family farm with his brother and five sisters, he learned the value of hard work, lo…

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Services for Kenneth Brent Shiflett, 73, of Lufkin, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 11, 2022 in the Gipson Funeral Home Chapel, with Bro. Brad Forrest officiating. Interment will follow in the Zavalla Cemetery.

Graveside services for Joe Thomas Crawford, Sr., 87, of Lufkin were held Friday, January 7, 2022 in the Pollok Cemetery with Pastor Tanner Crawford officiating.

Roy Kelly Roberts died Monday, January 3, 2022. Dr. Roberts had been a resident of Lufkin, Texas since July 1970.

Anna Royce (Hughes) McKay, 89, of Lufkin passed away peacefully Monday, January 3, 2022. Funeral services will be held Sunday, January 9, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. in the Carroway Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Trey Ainsworth officiating. Private family interment will follow.

Mr. Troy Lynn Rhea, 72, of Lufkin, Texas passed away on December 30, 2021. Mr. Rhea, a long time resident of Lufkin and the owner of The Paint store. Mr. Rhea leaves to cherish his memories, his mother, Elsie; wife, Alice; 2 sons, and 6 grandchildren.

Services for Joy Walters Huckabay, 92, of Houston (formerly of Lufkin), will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, January 8, 2022 in the Elwyn M. Gipson Memorial Chapel located in the Garden of Memories Memorial Park, 5205 S. First Street, with interment following in the Garden of Memories Memoria…

Funeral Services for Lordell Golden, 91, of Lufkin will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, January 9, 2022 in the Gipson Funeral Home Chapel in Lufkin, Texas. Bro. Steve Cowart and Bro. David Merritt will officiate. Interment will follow in the Sims Rocky Hill Cemetery in Lufkin, Texas.

Memorial services for Douglas Hoover, 74, of Lufkin, will be held Saturday, January 8, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. at Shafer Funeral Home in Lufkin with Bro. Ty Phillips officiating.

Memorial Services for Nichole Pickens, 52, of Karnack, will be held Friday January 7, 2022, at 1:30 p.m. at Shafer Funeral Home in Lufkin, Texas with Captain Jenifer Phillips officiating.

Thomas Harmon Moore, age 84, passed away peacefully at his home in Lufkin on January 3, 2022. He was born November 19, 1937 in Lufkin, Texas to Tom Bates Moore and Margaret (Farrow) Moore.

Funeral services for Ivy May Lawson, 72, of Lufkin will be held Saturday, January 8, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. in the Carroway Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Billy Jack Smith officiating. Interment will follow in the Largent Cemetery.

Services for Earl E. Davis, 83, of Pollok, will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 4, 2022 in the Gipson Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in the Davis Cemetery in Colmesneil.