Emory, Texas 75440 – Tuesday, February 14, 2017 – Volume XVII, Issue No. 41

Lillian Loveta Sims Harvey

1926 – 2017

A funeral service for Lillian Loveta (Sims) Harvey, 90, of Emory will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, February 17, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home Chapel in Allen.

Interment will follow at Pecan Grove Cemetery in McKinney, Texas.

Mrs. Harvey died on February 11. She was born on February 28, 1926, to F. Virgil and Dona (Monk) Sims in Altoga. Mrs. Harvey owned her own advertising business. She was of the Church of Christ faith.

Mrs. Harvey is survived by her daughters, Brenda Campbell of Sachse, Carrell Francis and husband Kenneth, and Debra Frey, all of Emory; son, Herbert Harvey of Emory; 16 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; and a host of other loving family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Redith Ann Harvey; her parents; her former husband, Harold Lee Harvey; 6 sisters; three brothers; and two grandsons.

The family will receive friends during a visitation on Thursday evening, February 16, from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the funeral home.


Services Pending

Troy Brimer

Services are pending for Troy Brimer of Emory with Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home in Emory. Mr. Brimer died Monday, February 13. A complete obituary will be published at a later date.


Peggy McAdams

1940 – 2017

Graveside services for Peggy McAdams, 76, were held on Saturday, February 11, at Maple Springs Cemetary in Newsome. Bro. Jimmy Jarrett officiated.

Pallbearers were Morris Hallman, Jimmy Hallman, Claude McAdams, Johnny Spikes, Jeffrey Spikes and Jack Johnson.

Mrs. McAdams died on February 8, 2017, at Hospice of East Texas-Homeplace in Tyler. She was born on December 20, 1940, in Dallas to Morris Storrs and Viola Valree Dean Storrs. She was a jack-of-all-trades and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Emory.

Mrs. McAdams is survived by her husband Bobby Bert McAdams; daughters, Doris Jean Johnbson of Mineola, Carrie Diane Spikes; sisters, June Aberett of Dallas and Willie Mae Cox of Whitney; seven grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Valree Pauline Spikes; a son, Bobby Bert McAdams Jr.; brother, Morris Storrs; and stepdaughter, Rita Jean Rutledge.