Obituary: Garth Donald “Don” Sitton

Mr. Garth Donald “Don” Sitton, age 72, passed away October 24, 2013, at his residence after a battle with cancer. He was born in Beaumont, Texas on June 10, 1941, to parents G.B. Sitton and Buene McLain Sitton.
Mr. Sitton was preceded in death by his daughter, Donna Melissa Sitton.
Don is survived by his loving wife of 39 years, Franki; daughters, Lee Welch and husband David, Carmel Myers and husband Jim; sons, Garth James Sitton, Grant Sitton and wife Leslie; grandchildren, Samantha Welch and Jackson Sitton; mother, Buene McLain Sitton; brother, Ronnie Sitton; nieces; a nephew; and his beloved pet yorkie, Rita.
Don was the kind of man who never met a stranger. He graduated from Nacogdoches High School and joined the United States Navy where he served his country for six years. Upon his release he came back to Nacogdoches to attend Stephen F. Austin State University and graduated with his bachelor’s degree. He then went to Louisiana State University where he earned his master’s. He enjoyed teaching at Panola College. In 1972, he began his career in cattle and poultry farming and continued until his illness prevented him from working.
Don was a member of GBU Hunting Club. He was smart, fun to be around, always had something good to say, and loved his family.
A graveside service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, October 26, 2013, at Nat Cemetery on FM 343 with Doug Clark offering the eulogy.
Family and friends are invited to visitation from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday, October 25, 2013, at Cason Monk-Metcalf, 5400 North Street in Nacogdoches.
Pallbearers will be Glen Anderson, Frank Mitchell, Ray Sitton, Phil Lee, Wayne Voirin, and J.D. Miller. Honorary pallbearers will be Pedro, Ricardo, and Jose Guardado.
Memorial contributions may be made to Nat Cemetery Fund, 156 County Road 848, Cushing, TX 75760-5749; or Accolade Hospice, 2708 University Drive Suite #100, Nacogdoches, TX 75965-2971.
Arrangements are under the direction of Cason Monk-Metcalf Funeral Directors in Nacogdoches. Online memories and condolences may be offered at www.CasonMonk-Metcalf.com

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Obituary: Mary Marie Keating Simpson

Funeral service for Mary Marie Simpson, 93, of Center, formerly of Mt. Enterprise, will be held at 2:00 PM , Saturday, October 26, 2013, at Taylor Funeral Home, Timpson, with Bro. Darrel Owens and Bro. Gary Nolan officiating. Visitation will begin at 12:30 PM, Saturday, also at Taylor Funeral Home. Interment will follow in County Line Cemetery, Timpson. Mrs. Simpson passed away Thursday, October 24, 2013.

Born June 25, 1920, in the County Line Community of Panola County, Marie was the daughter of the late Jim Richard Keating and Odessa Burks Keating. Marie graduated from Timpson High School after which she married Red Simpson on December 14, 1940, and she spent her life as a loving wife and homemaker. While Red and Marie had no children, her many nieces and nephews filled the void and became like her own children. She spent many years attending all the special moments in their lives.

Survivors include brother, Leo Keating, Burleson, TX; sisters, Lillie Chadwick of Nacogdoches, TX, JoAnn Gary, of Timpson, TX, and Lanette Els, of Center; nephews, Richard Gary of Tomball, TX, Mark Gary of Spring, TX, Bradley Els of Spring, Jimmy Smith of Nacogdoches, Donald Smith of Center, Mitchell Keating, of Burleson, Jerry Keating of Alvarado, TX, Steven Keating of Alvarado and Woody Keating of Mt Enterprise, TX; nieces, Nancy Kathryn Richard of Spring, Barbara Crouch of Baytown, TX, Dayla Hill of Cypress, TX, Paula Smith of Burleson, Ruth Keating-Allen of Burleson, Susan Nolan of Garrison, Kimberly Pleasant of Nacogdoches and Linda Herrera of Albuquerque, New Mexico; as well as a host of great-nieces and nephews and good friends.

In addition to her parents, Marie Simpson was preceded in death by husband L.D. “Red” Simpson; brothers Harold Keating, Glen Keating and Douglas Keating; sister Donella Jimmerson; nephews, James Jimmerson and Clifton Keating, and niece Betty Cole.

To convey condolences online please visit www.taylorfh.net. Taylor Funeral Home, 511 Ross Graves Dr., Timpson, TX 75975, is in charge of the arrangements.

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October 14 – October 25: Health Inspections

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October 14 – October 25: County Court At Law

Record Of Criminal Actions taken by Nacogdoches County Court At Law

This is the report of the cases where a verdict was decided.



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October 14 – October 25: Building and Sign Permits

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October 14 – October 25: Civil Cases, Divorces, and Marriage Listings

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Civil docket listings for the County Clerk


Civil docket listings for the District Clerk


Marriages

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September 30 – October 25: 145/420 District Court

Record Of Criminal Actions taken in the 145th and 420th district courts.

This is the report of the cases where a verdict was decided. The only cases omitted are juvenile cases.

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October 25: Sheriff Office Daily Activity Log

This is the report from the Nacogdoches County Sheriff’s Office that list the reports from 6 a.m. of the previous day to 6 a.m. of the listed day.

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October 24: Sheriff Office Daily Activity Log

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October 25: NPD Crime Report

This is a complete list of reports responded to by the Nacogdoches Police Department

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