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James Chester “Bubba” Flanary, Jr.

Bubba Flanary, age 65, passed away April 9, 2019 in Tyler, Texas following a brief illness. A public visitation was held Friday, April 12, 2019 from 6 P.M. to 8 P.M. at Walters’ Buffalo Funeral Home in Buffalo, Texas.

Born as James Chester Flanary, Jr. January 29, 1954 in Pasadena, Texas, his parents were James, Sr. & Evelyn (Anderson) Flanary. He was raised in the Catholic Church and had lived in Buffalo since 1984, coming from the Houston metroplex. Fondly known as “Bubba,” he had worked for Buffalo ISD as the driver of Bus #5 for twenty-one years. He also helped with maintenance of the school, as well as, working as a mechanic on the buses.

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Edward “Glenn” Jones

Funeral services for Glenn Jones, age 91, of Centerville, were held 2 P.M., Sunday, April 7, 2019 at Walters Funeral Home in Centerville, Texas. Interment followed in the Centerville Cemetery.

Pallbearers: Jeff Ontiberoz, Jason Douglas, Brent Kornegay, Jeffery Cornett, Jay Douglas, Chet Bohnert

Honorary Pallbearers: Tony Boykin, Steve Torno, Peck Meier, Victor Hillman, Tim Franklin

Edward “Glenn” Jones was born March 23, 1928 in Center, Texas to parents, William Henry & Effie Estelle (Smith) Jones—the last surviving child of eight children. Following graduation from high school, Glenn took a few business classes and then began his career at Crane Plumbing as a bookkeeper. Glenn later went to work for Shell Refinery in 1950. He married his sweetheart, Mary Ann Donahoe, July 18, 1953.

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Travis “Bo” Davis

Funeral services for Travis “Bo” Davis, age 83, were held on Friday, April 12, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. at Grace Tabernacle Church in Dew. Pastor Jimmy Davis officiated and Chuck Lopez and Jacob Davis will speak. Interment followed the services at Dew Cemetery and was conducted by Pastor Lloyd Lane with honors provided by the U. S. Army.

Visitation was held on Thursday with the family present from 6:00p.m. until 8:00p.m. at Grace Tabernacle Church.

Mr. Davis passed away on Monday, April 8, 2019, at Baylor Medical Center in Dallas.

He was born at home in the rural Freestone County community of Concord, near Buffalo, to Milton and Marie Davis on June 9, 1935. He attended school in Buffalo and excelled in sports, especially football. Mr. Davis served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War from 1958 to 1961. After his service, he married Peggy on June 7, 1963, and shared over fifty-five years of marriage together.

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Noel Lee Evans

Noel Lee Evans, devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend, passed from his earthly home April 3, 2019 following a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s Disease. He was born September 9, 1951 in Falfurrias, Texas to Billy Jobe and Jean (Lindquest) Evans.

Noel began his career in 1971 working for Brown and Root as a pipefitter. In 1981, he moved to west Texas to work as a plant foreman for Enron until 1995. Following this, he moved to Brazoria where he worked for three years. Noel then had the opportunity to work in Algeria, Africa for four years as an Operation Consultant. In 2001, he signed on with XTO and remained there until his health began to fail and he was forced to take early leave.

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