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Georgia Faye Huffman

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Georgia Faye HuffmanMay 26, 1930 – June 2, 2018
ROUND ROCK – Georgia Faye Huffman, 88, was welcomed into Heaven on June 2, 2018 in Round Rock, TX.
A funeral service will be at 10 a.m. on June 8 at First Baptist Church in Montague with Dr. Bennie Slack officiating.
She will be laid to rest alongside her love, Henry R. Huffman, at Montague cemetery.
Georgia Faye McConnell Allen Huffman was born to George S. McConnell and Faye E. Reed McConnell in Hereford, Deaf Smith County on May 26, 1930, where they lived until her high school years.
During World War II, her father moved to Washington D.C. and worked for the Navy department as an electrician. Georgia attended Eastern High School in Washington, D.C., moving to Dell City in 1946.
She has a bachelor of science degree in English, physical education and music from Sul Ross (College) University. Georgia was a member of Beta Gamma Phi Upsilon and Mu Phi Music Sorority.
It was while at Sul Ross that she met her future husband, Henry (Hank) Riley Huffman. Georgia and Henry married in 1953. Together, they pursued careers in education, traveling to 11 different countries and most of the United States.
Georgia taught school for more than 30 years in Texas. She taught music, p.e., science and English in Odessa, Imperial, Dell City, Grapevine, Newark, Alvord and at Northwest High School in Fort Worth. She also taught at Barrigada Jr. High School in Guam, USA. She enjoyed leading women adult bible study classes in Alvord and Montague Baptist churches. After retiring from teaching, she taught piano students at her home for more than 10 years.
Georgia Faye had a beautiful singing voice and performed in college musicals, sang at many weddings and with the USO in the 1940s. She played piano, organ and saxophone. She played the organ at the First Baptist Church in Alvord, First Baptist Church Montague and Memorial Baptist in Taylor.
She was preceded in death by her father, George McConnell; mother, Faye McConnell; husband, Henry R. Huffman; sister, Betty OBannion and her grandson, Chad Crawford.
She is survived by her children, Margaret C. Hinton and husband Roger, Taylor, Robert G.Allen and wife Debra of Ebbe, WA, John David Huffman, Abilene, and Deborah S. Kunisch and husband Robert, Taylor; along with two forever foster children, Becky Stephenson Wood and husband Bill of Garland, and Henry Buckland Stephenson and wife Debbie of Lipan; 11 grandchildren; 40 great grandchildren; her sister, Dolores Young, Lubbock, her children and grandchildren; and many loving nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to The First Baptist Church of Montague, P.O. Box 306, Montague, TX 76251 or Memorial Baptist Church, P.O. Box 90, Taylor, TX 76574.
Arrangements entrusted to The White Family Funeral Home of Bowie.
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George “Harvey” Littrell

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September 4, 1954 – June 8, 2024
BOWIE – George “Harvey” Littrell, 69, went home to be with the Lord on June 8, 2024 in Denton.
The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on June 14 at the White Family Funeral Home in Bowie. A funeral service will take place at 2 p.m. on June 15 at Victory Church in Decatur with Pastor Allen Bates officiating. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery in Bowie.
Harvey was born on Sept. 4, 1954 in East Chicago at Saint Catherine’s Hospital to James and Janice (Ball) Littrell. He was raised in Hammond, IN and graduated from Griffith High School. He continued his education at Indiana State University where he pursued business management.
In 1980, Harvey moved to Bowie and lived out the rest of his life with his beautiful wife, Beverly. The couple married on June 22, 2002 in Bowie. He worked for Walmart for 17 years in both Bowie and Decatur stores.
Mr. Littrell was known for his love of Elvis, baseball, football and old western movies. He was an avid Cowboys, Rangers and Cubs fan and enjoyed fantasy sports. Harvey was blessed with a beautiful voice and loved singing, which he showed off at karaoke. He attended Victory Family Church in Decatur. Harvey was a dedicated family man. Above all he loved his wife and making and capturing memories with his loving family.
He is preceded by his parents and brother, Larry Littrell.
Harvey is survived by his wife of 22 years, Beverly Littrell; sons, John Butler, Shaun Littrell, George Littrell Jr. and Jeffery Barber; daughters, Jennifer Cubero and Kristina Sheppard; grandchildren, Caitlin Myers, Taylor Garza, Blaise Butler, Boss Poe, Rebekah and Shane Littrell, Tara Sheppard, Zackary and Aiden Cubero; great-grandchild, Christopher Maverick Myers; brothers, Jeff and Greg Littrell; sister, Yolanda Welch and numerous nieces and nephews.
Arrangements entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home of Bowie.

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Shannon Cay Bratcher

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December 29, 1959 – June 10, 2024
BOWIE – Shannon Cay Bratcher, 64, died June 10, 2024.
A memorial will take place at 2 p.m. on June 17 at Advanced Rehabilitation and Healthcare of Bowie.
She was born Dec. 29, 1959 in Seymour to Finis “William” and Jessie Florence (Ellis) Bratcher. Her last years were spent at Advanced Rehab in Bowie.
She is preceded in death by parents William and Flo Bratcher; brother, Finis Bratcher and niece, Sunni Bratcher.
She is survived by her nieces, Mollie McDonald and Hillary Bratcher; nephews, Jett Santos, Donny McDonald, Doug McDonald and Benjamin Rhone and sister-in-law, Debbie Eckeberger.
Arrangements entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home of Bowie.

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Connie Sue Parker Stanley

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December 8, 1953 – June 9, 2024
SAINT JO – Connie Sue Parker Stanley, 70, died June 9, 2024.
A family visitation was from 6 – 8 p.m. on June 12 at Scott Funeral Home in Saint Jo. A graveside service was at 11 a.m. on June 13 at Mountain Creek Cemetery in Saint Jo.
She was born on Dec. 8, 1953 in Gainesville to Floyd Harold and Sybel Joline (Reynolds) Parker.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Floyd and Joline Parker; sisters, Barbara Ann Shugart and Phoebe Boaz and brothers, Billie Joe Parker and Harold Parker Jr.
She is survived by her husband, Michael Stanley; daughter, Michelle Barker; son, Michael Stanley; five grandchildren and numerous extended family and friends.
Arrangements entrusted to Scott Funeral Home of Saint Jo.

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