Emory, Texas 75440 – Tuesday, November 18, 2014 – Volume XV, Issue No. 29

Phyllis Ann Filcek

1931 – 2014

Services will be held next summer for Phyllis Ann Pomerville Filcek, 83, of Pinconning, Michigan, formerly of Emory.

Ms. Filcek died in Michigan on November 10, 2014. She was born in Bay City, Michigan, on March 14, 1931, to Hiram and Jenny Pomerville.

She was very devoted to the Lord, St. Michael’s Church and friends and family.

She is survived by seven children, Debra Clifton of Emory, Arlene Monce and Wilbert Filcek of Oklahoma, Roger Filcek, Ken Filcek, Gary Filcek and Brian Filcek, all of Michigan; sister, Marjorie (Rita) Pierson of Michigan; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers; five sisters; grandson, James Tennant; and partner of 25 years, Dale Nichols of Michigan.


Carl Wayne Ford

1932 – 2014

A funeral service for Carl Wayne Ford, 82, of Point was held on November 13 at Ingram Funeral Home in Quinlan. Rev. Danny Calk officiated.

Burial followed at Highland Memorial Park in Terrell. Pallbearers were John Covington, Patrick Covington, Mike Baleu, Phillip Ford, Doyle Wayne Ford and Chip Stephens.

Mr. Ford died on November 10, 2014, at his residence. He was born on March 31, 1932, in Centralia, Oklahoma, to Pete and Toledo Kitts Ford.

He came to Texas at age five and was raised and attended school in Irving. Mr. Ford married Lora Capps on November 19, 1966, and they made their home in Mesquite until 1995 when they moved to East Tawakoni.

He was a Master Plumber until retirement in 1992. He was a member of First Christian Church of Lone Oak where he was a deacon and Elder. He enjoyed woodworking, fishing and hunting.

Mr. Ford is survived by his wife; sons, Gary Wayne Ford and wife Evelyn of Hawk Cove, and James McGuire and wife Renee of Garland; daughters, Linda Kay Jones of San Antonio, and Susan Beth Shanks and husband Bob of Greenville; brother, James “Butch” Ford of Wills Point; sister, Irene Harrington of Lavaca, Arkansas; 14 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Michael Ford in 2012; and brothers, Glen Ford and Jesse Ford.


Joe William “Jack” McLemore

1938 – 2014

Services for Joe “Jack” William McLemore, 75, of Winnsboro were held Saturday, November 15 at Beaty Funeral Home in Winnsboro. Bro. Richard “Nub” Brown and Rev. Mike Langdon officiated.

Interment followed at Willard Cemetery in Winnsboro. Pallbearers were Ron McLemore, Jim Beard, Jeff Wagner, Chris Wynn, Jay Murdock and Larry Moss. Honorary pallbearers were members of the Pot Luck Sunday School Class.

Mr. McLemore died Wednesday, November 12, 2014. He was born December 31, 1938, to the late Alvie Alonzo McLemore and Mae Estelle Vines McLemore. Mr. McLemore served in the U.S. Air Force and attended the First United Methodist Church in Winnsboro. He was retired from Texas Utilities and Winnsboro ISD.

Mr. McLemore is survived by his wife Mary Tom McLemore of Winnsboro; daughters, Lisa Visco and husband John of Portsmouth, Virginia and Janet Wagner and husband Jeff of Coppell; brother, James McLemore and wife Melinda of Como; sisters, Betty Cason and husband Paul, Pam Ladymon and husband Tony, Pat Powell and husband W.J., all of Point; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters; one brother; and one granddaughter, Aimee Visco.