Obits

Hicks Mortuary is announcing graveside service for Mrs. Margie “Red” Bennett (93) of Center, Texas

Hicks Mortuary is announcing graveside service for Mrs. Margie “Red” Bennett (93) of Center, Texas.
Mrs. Bennett was born January 10, 1927 to Elize Smith and Ethel Lister, Smith in Center, Texas. Mrs.
Bennett died on January 6, 2021 at the local emergency room. Graveside service will be Saturday,
January 9, 2021 at Westview Cemetery in Center, Texas at 1:00 PM. Rev. Anthony Jackson will be
officiation.

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Judy English, age 73, of Mauriceville, Texas went to be with her Lord Sunday, December 21, 2020

Judy English, age 73, of Mauriceville, Texas went to be with her Lord Sunday, December 21, 2020. She passed
peacefully at her home with family at her side.
Judy was born November 16, 1947 in Center, Texas to Lynn and Bernice English. She lived most of her adult life
in East Texas and moved to Mauriceville in 1994.
She started her career at Elloitt and Waldren Abstract plant in the '70's and eventually became a one of the first

Obituary: Jimmy Vincent “Hoot” Gibson, Sr.

Jimmy Vincent “Hoot” Gibson, Sr., 83, was born December 4, 1937, to Swanee Dow and Annie Ruth Toon
Gibson in Uvalde, Texas, and passed away on December 27, 2020, in Hemphill, Texas.
During his life, he served in the U.S. Air Force and was an electrician by trade. Hoot was an avid cat hunter and over
the years raised many hunting dogs. He was well known all over the country for his dogs. Hoot also loved to
fish and caught many huge catfish out of the Sabine River.

Tommy Wilkinson, 66, of Tenaha, passed away Sunday, December 27, 2020

Tommy Wilkinson, 66, of Tenaha, passed away Sunday, December 27, 2020, in Nacogdoches.
Visitation will be held from Noon to 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 30, 2020, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home
in Center. His wishes were to be cremated and no service is planned.
Born January 29, 1954, Tommy is the son of the late Tommy Mitchell Wilkinson and Mozelle Wagstaff Wilkinson.
He enjoyed gardening and spending time with his family.

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Novis Williams Mack, 74, of Carthage, passed away Sunday, December 20, 2020

Novis Williams Mack, 74, of Carthage, passed away Sunday, December 20, 2020, in Carthage.
Graveside service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, December 23, 2020, at Wildcat Cemetery in Tenaha
with visitation beginning at 9:00 a.m. at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center. Bro. Steven Hill will officiate.
Born August 9, 1946, in Tenaha, Novis is the daughter of the late Armory “Bo” Ray Williams and Claire Loyce

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