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  Challis, James E. (Ike)
Challis, Marie Beard
Fuller, Barbara Alyne
Grigg, Horace
Johnson, Joe M.
King, Jane H. F.
McAllister, Genevieve Langham
McKnight, Felix R.
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Powell, Johnnie L.
Rogers, Joe Hudnall
Sizemore, Georgia
Strickland, Marjorie
Threlkeld, Delle Cass
Tolley, Donna Shoemaker
Watson, Joseph P. Jr.
Joe Hudnall Rogers
April 5, 1921 - January 14, 2007
Joe Hudnall Rogers of The Hamptons at Greenridge in Tyler, Texas went to be with the Lord he loved on Sunday evening, January 14, 2007 following a lengthy illness. Services are scheduled for Wednesday, January 17 at 2:00 pm at Stewart Family Funeral Home. Dr. Mike Massar and Dr. B. C. McCoy will officiate. A private burial service will follow at Rusk County Memorial Gardens in Henderson, Texas. No formal visitation is planned.

Joe was born on April 5, 1921 in the community of Farmers Institute near Henderson in Rusk County. He attended New London High School and was a survivor of the 1937 New London School explosion. He attended Texas Christian University in Fort Worth on a full football scholarship. One highlight of his "frog" experience was playing in the 1942 Orange Bowl Game in Miami, Florida. He graduated from TCU in 1943.

Joe loved his country and proudly served in the United States Air Force, 8th Air Force Squadron. As a pilot stationed in England, he flew 19 missions over Germany. He received the Air Medal and numerous other service awards.

After working for 36 years, he retired from Armco / National Supply as National Sales Manager in 1981. He was a member of the American Association of Drilling Contractors, the American Petroleum Institute and other professional, civic and social organizations. He continued to be active in TCU's Ex-Letterman's Association. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Tyler and loved his Fishermen's Sunday school class.

He moved to Emerald Bay in 1981 where he enjoyed playing golf, fishing and other community activities. He recently moved to Tyler.

His first wife, Janice Halsell Rogers, preceded him in death. He is survived by his loving wife of 29 years, Doris Nance Rogers of Tyler, daughter JoLynn Roppolo and husband Tom of Dallas, son Mark Rogers and wife Melinda of Gilmer, sons John Rogers and James Rogers of Dallas, step-son Steve Jepsen and wife Janet of Arp, step-daughter Joellyn Eubank and husband Ray of Dallas; 4 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, and 9 step-grandchildren. He is also survived by brother Randall Rogers and wife Shirley of Emerald Bay, Wayne Rogers and wife Jean of Metairie, Louisiana, sister Clifford Short of Indianapolis, Indiana, sister Christine Daniels and husband Victor of Kingwood and sister Lois Green of Henderson.

Pallbearers will be Gary Daniels, Mark Rogers, Blanton Daniels, Mike Sawall, James Rogers, and Steve Jepsen.

Honorary Pallbearers will be the members of the Fishermen's Sunday School Class at the First Baptist Church in Tyler.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church in Tyler or to a charity of your choice.

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Georgia Lee Sizemore
Harrison Daily Times
December 2, 2004

Georgia Lee Sizemore, 96, of Yellville died Sunday, Nov. 28 (2004) at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Festus, Mo.
Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4 at Yellville First Presbyterian Church. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3 at Burns Funeral Home Chapel in Yellville. Burial will be in Layton Cemetery in Yellville.
The daughter of Henry Issac and Nettie Maud (Placker) Davis was born June 1, 1908 in London, Texas. She was the wife of the late Roy Sizemore.

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Marjorie Strickland
The Daily Camera
April 4, 2005

Marjorie Strickland of Boulder died of natural causes Tuesday, March 29, 2005 in Boulder. She was 80. No memorial services are planned. Avalon Cremation and Funeral Service in Lafayette is in charge of arrangements.

Note: New London Ex-Student Class of '41
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