Emory, Texas 75440 – Tuesday, March 3, 2015 – Volume XV, Issue No. 43

Ola Barbara Bryant

1929 – 2015

A funeral service for Barbara Bryant, 85, of Emory was held on March 3 at Emory church of Christ. Burial followed in Dougherty Cemetery. David Baker officiated.

Mrs. Bryant died on February 28, 2015, in Sulphur Springs. She was born on October 7, 1929, in Cherokee City, Arkansas, to Horton and Blanche Ellis Allen.

She married H.D. “Bud” Bryant in Emory on October 26, 2002. She was a member of Emory church of Christ, and was in the Women’s Service Club for many years.

Survivors include her husband, H.D. Bryant; son, Floyd Edward “Eddie” Rogers Jr. of Beaumont; brother, Jim Allen of Rogers, Arkansas; sisters, Ozella Young of Garland and Cathy Whipkey of Livermoore, California; grandchildren, Shannon Anderson, Misty Bell, Michael Rogers, Casey Silvey, Amanda Pettit and Trey Rogers; great-grandchildren, Ashley, Catie, Lacey, Cody and Marlee; and numerous other loving family and friends.

Mrs. Bryant was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Floyd Rogers Sr.; daughters, Judy Silvey and Barbara Anderson; brothers, Kendall Allen, Jessie Allen and Elvan Allen; and grandson, James Allen Anderson.

Services were under the direction of Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home in Emory.


Barbara Edith Vaughan

1956 – 2015

A funeral service for Barbara Edith (Dean) Vaughan, 59, of Point was held on February 28 at Lynch Funeral Service in Greenville.

Interment followed in Restland Cemetery in Dallas.

Mrs. Vaughan died on February 24, 2015. She was born on January 26, 1956, in Dallas to Ira Coleman and Gladys Dean. She loved her family and friends, and being a nurse was her vocation and passion.

Mrs. Vaughan is survived by her husband, Bill Vaughan; son, Charles Bennett and wife Stephanie of Lawrenceville, Georgia; grandchildren, Jacob and Constance Bennett; niece, Carrie Clements; nephews, Larry Dean Clements and Jeremy Clements; and sister, Iris Clements.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

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