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David Allen

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February 19, 1947 – January 20, 2021
MONTAGUE – The Honorable Judge David Allen, 73, Justice of the Peace, Pct. 1 died Jan. 30, 2021 in Decatur, TX.
A visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Feb. 3 at Bethel Baptist Church in Nocona. The funeral service will follow at 2 p.m., officiated by Lamoin Champ and Patrick Hill. Interment will follow at Nocona Cemetery.
Pallbearers are nephews, Mike Allen, Chris Tettleton, Steve Tettleton, Bradley Ice, Scott Ice, Marshall Thomas, Scott Thomas and Donald Bond. Honorary pallbearers are Tommy Davis, Thomas Lutton and members of Jean’s Men’s Bible Class.
Allen was born on Feb. 19, 1947 in Spanish Fort to C.K. and Eunice Richardson Allen. He married Linda Kay Thomas on Dec. 29, 1966 and they were together for 54 years. He was a lifelong resident of Nocona. He was a 1964 graduate of Prairie Valley Independent School District and also a member of the State winning basketball team. He also attended Technical Vocational School and worked for Ray Walker for 15 years before owning and operating his own TV repair business for 35 years. David was a lifelong member of Bethel Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon for over 40 years. He served on the Nocona ISD School Board for two terms. Judge Allen was elected Justice of the Peace in 2010 and was in that office from 2011 until the present. He was serving his third term in office and was a member of the Justice of the Peace and Constables Association of Texas.
He was preceded in death by his parents, C.K. and Eunice Richardson Allen; sisters, Betty and Mary and brothers, Sam Allen and Doie Allen.
He is survived by his wife, Linda; daughter, Dava Allen Bailey, Bowie; son, Darrin Allen, Houston; siblings, Alice Harper, Bowie, Minnie Walker, Ringgold, Joan Tettleton, Nocona and Barbara Ice, Bonita; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bethel Baptist Church, 310 7th St., Nocona, Texas 76255 or Jean’s Men’s Bible Class, 106 Main St. Nocona, Texas 76255.

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Rhee Anna Gage

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July 8, 1956 – February 27, 2024
BOWIE – Rhee Anna Gage, 67, lovingly known as MawMaw and Momma Gage, unexpectedly passed away on Feb. 27, 2024.
A memorial service will take place at 2 p.m. on March 8 at the White Family Funeral Home in Bowie.
Rhee Anna was born on July 8, 1956 in Bridgeport to James Sr. and Barbara (Johnson) Price. Known for her kind-hearted nature and infectious sense of humor, Rhee Anna had a remarkable ability to bring joy to those around her. Her family was her world, and her memory will forever be cherished by all who had the privilege of knowing her.
She is preceded in death by her parents and her brother-in-law, James Powers.
Rhee Anna is survived by her husband, Leslie Gage, who she shared 50 beautiful years of marriage with; her children, which she was always a devoted mother to, Michelle Long married to Kurt, Dustin Gage married to Kayla and Derek Gage married to Elaina and her grandchildren, that she cherished her role as a loving grandmother to, Lexi, Cody, Tessa, Teagan and Briar. Rhee Anna also is survived by her brother, Jim Price married to Liz; sister, Susie married to Rodney; her dear uncle and aunt, Bill Johnson and Peggy and her uncle, Bob.
Arrangements entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home of Bowie.

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Barbara “Carol” Davis

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November 5, 1942 – February 26, 2024
BOWIE – Barbara “Carol” Davis, 81, passed away peacefully on Feb. 26, 2024.
The family received friends from 6 – 8 p.m. on Feb. 28 at the White Family Funeral Home of Bowie. A funeral service took place at 1:30 p.m. on Feb. 29 at Carter Lake Road Church of Christ. Burial followed at Smyrna Cemetery in Sunset.
Carol was born on Nov. 5, 1942 in Bowie to Louis and Mattie (Pirtle) Clayton. She was a resident of Sunset in her childhood and moved to Bowie where she remained for the rest of her life. In 1961, Carol graduated from Bowie High School. Carol married Jerry Bob Davis on Sept. 26, 1963 and the couple were married for 51 years, until his passing on Dec. 4, 2014.
She was a dedicated member of the Church of Christ in Sunset and in Bowie. Carol was a hard worker and spent time working as a seamstress and a substitute teacher. Most of her life she spent serving her family. She was a great mom above all else and never missed a contest or dance recital. Her greatest joy in life was being there for her kids and family.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Bob Davis and parents, Louis Wendell Clayton and Bunetia Clayton.
Carol is survived by her sons, Clay Davis and Chad Davis; daughter, Paige Ward and husband Ricky, all of Bowie; grandchildren, Jennifer Kleinhans, Austin Davis and wife Tori, Jesse Davis, Michael Ward and Jeremy Ward and wife Kelsey; seven great-grandchildren; brother, Louis Clayton and wife Diana, Bowie and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts and cousins.
Arrangements entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home of Bowie.

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Cleo C. Posey Case

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December 9, 1938 – December 5, 2023
FORT WORTH – Cleo C. Posey Case, 84, went to be with the Lord on Dec. 5, 2023 in Fort Worth.
A graveside memorial will be at 1 p.m. March 23 at Oakhill Cemetery in Stoneburg.
Mom was born on Dec. 9, 1938 to H.B. and Mildred (Morris) Posey. She graduated from Gold-Burg in 1957. Then she married the love of her life, Virgil Case, on Aug. 31, 1957 until his passing on Jan. 30, 2003.
Mom is survived by three children, David and Valerie, Benbrook, Connie, Bowie and Pennye and Matt, Fort Worth; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; sister, Dixie and Dee Litteken, Scotland and many nieces, nephews, cousins and great friends.

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