Atoka Cemetery, Novice, Coleman County, Texas

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Latest update:  Friday, September 21, 2012

The following Friends of Atoka Cemetery passed on in recent years.

If you have additional information about the following people, please let us know.

2012

Burials

Rex Lee CATE

Atoka Cemetery Database: Webpage for Rex Lee CATE, father of Mikel Gorden CATE

Walker Funeral Home

Mr. Rex L. Cate 88 years old of Novice passed away on Tuesday, September 18, 2012 surrounded by his family at home. Rex

was born November 12, 1923 in Coleman County to William Columbus Cate & Mary Elizabeth “Bessie” Jayroe.  After high

school, Rex joined the U. S. Navy and served during WWII. He received his Teaching Degree in San Angelo, and was a

Carpenter of great acclaim. He married Leoda Mae Bullard in Coleman on December 30, 1945, they have shared 66 years of

marriage. Survivors include: his loving wife; Leoda Cate of Novice, 1 daughter; Cynthia Cate of Hamilton, 2 sons and

daughters in law; Rodney & Charlene Cate of Wichita Falls, and Charles & Isabelle Cate of Leander, 9 grandchildren, 14 great

grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, and many friends. Burial will be Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 2:00 P.M. With

Chaplain King of Solaris Hospice officiating. Interment will follow under the direction of Walker Funeral Home.

2011

Burials

Euelena Faye SHIELDS HOLLAND

Atoka Cemetery Database: Webpage for Euelena Faye SHIELDS HOLLAND

Chronicle & Democrat-Voice

Euelena Faye Holland

1/12/2011

Euelena Faye Holland, 65, of Cisco [Eastland Co, TEXAS], died January 11, 2011 in Amarillo [Potter Co, TEXAS]. Funeral

services will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, January 14, 2011 at Stevens Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in the Atoka Cemetery,

under the direction of Stevens Funeral Home.

She was born June 1, 1945, in Brownwood [Brown Co, TEXAS], the daughter of Dolph C. and Callie Anderson Shields. She

collected tea cups and enjoyed sewing.

Survivors include one daughter, Michelle and husband Keith McNutt of Borger; one son, Shawn Eric and wife, Tara Holland, of

Chandler, Arizona; one brother, Doug Sullivan Shields of Odessa and five grandchildren.

• Atoka Cemetery Friends (buried elsewhere)

Frank ARMOUR, died 5 Apr 2011

2010

Burials

Dawl Julian Rackley

Atoka Cemetery Database: Webpage for Dawl Julian Rackley

Chronicle & Democrat-Voice

7/26/2010

Mr. Dawl Julian Rackley, 83 years old passed away on July 23, 2010 at his residence in Novice, [Coleman Co] Texas. Mr.

Rackley was born April 12, 1927 in Benoit, [Runnels Co] Texas to Eddie Lawrence Rackley & Gracie Leotis Johnson Rackley.

Dawl married Dorothy Smith-Clevenger in Lovington, [Lea Co] New Mexico on November 29, 1954, and he was proud to have

celebrated 55 years with her.

Dawl was a World War II Veteran and Lease Operator Pumper until he retired. He and Dorothy moved to Coleman County on

June 29, 1996 and made their home in Novice, where they were known for the Great Pyrenees that greeted everyone as they

drove past the house with a turn around show.

Survivors include: Loving wife Dorothy, 1 son; Randal Wayne Clevenger, 3 sisters and brother in law; Ila Faye Brendsel of

Buena Park, [Orange Co] California, Betty Rodriguez of Aurora, [Arapahoe, Adams, and Douglas Cos] Colorado, and Peggy

M. & Jim Rob McKenzie of Raymore,  [Cass Co] Missouri, 2 brothers and sister in law; Horace Rackley of Portales, [Roosevelt

Co] New Mexico, Sonny Ray & Jane Rackley of Brownfield, [Terry Co] Texas, 8 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, 3 great-

great grandchildren, many nieces, nephews and friends. Dawl was preceded in death by his parents; Eddie & Gracie, 1 sister

Mary Lee Clevenger-Washington.

Visitation will be Tuesday, July 27, 2010 from 6:00 until 7:00 P.M. at Walker Funeral Home 401 Commercial Ave. Service will

be Wednesday, July 28, 2010 at 10:00 A.M. at the Atoka Cemetery in Novice, Texas, with Rev. Patrick Bennett officiating.

Interment will follow under the direction of Walker Funeral Home.

Kelly McConnell PARKER

Atoka Cemetery Database: Webpage for Kelly McConnell PARKER

Chronicle & Democrat-Voice

Kelly Parker, age 46

6/20/2010

Kelly Parker, age 46, died Friday, June 18th, 2010 in Coleman County [TEXAS]. Kelly was born November 2, 1963 in

Coleman, Texas to Ray and Carol Larkin Parker. He grew up in Coleman and graduated from Coleman High School. He was

an electrician and was employed by Rayco Well Service. Kelly was a member of the First United Methodist Church in

Coleman.

He is survived by his parents, Ray and Carol Parker of Abilene, [Taylor Co] Texas; one brother Michael Parker and his wife

Ana of Los Angeles, [Los Angeles Co] California; one sister Lisa Burduroglu and husband Selim of Dallas, [Dallas Co] Texas;

three nieces Niko and Zoe Parker of Los Angeles, California and Leyla Burduroglu of Dallas, Texas.

Memorial services will be Tuesday at 2:00 p.m., June 22, 2010, at Stevens Funeral Home Memorial Chapel. Rev Mike Kerzee,

pastor of First United Methodist Church of Coleman, will officiate. Services are under the direction of Stevens Funeral Home of

Coleman.

The family suggests memorials to Rescue the Animals: 5933 South 1st Street, Abilene, Texas 79605-1229.

Please sign his on-line guestbook at www.livingmemorials.com

• Atoka Cemetery Friends (buried elsewhere)

Pearl SARTOR BOOTH MOATES, died 17 November 2010

Cecil Earl RAY, died 26 August 2010

2009

• No burials

• Atoka Cemetery Friends (buried elsewhere)

Erin Hazel DePRANG BARMORE, died 21 April 2009 

• David Earl DAVIS, died 04 February 2009, ReporterNews.com Obituary

2008

• No burials

• Atoka Cemetery Friends (buried elsewhere)

Margaret Sartor SAINT, died 15 July 2008 

2007

• Burials

MCCAIN Juanita Velma, died 23 June 2007

GARY Billy Jack, died 31 March 2007

• Atoka Cemetery Friends (buried elsewhere)

James Hayes DePRANG, died 17 September 2007

Doris  Zana DePRANG GARVIN, died 31 July 2007

Lora Lee POWELL DePRANG, died 2 March 2007

2006

• Burials

• L. B. SHIFFLET

• Timothy Ray KINCAID

• Billy Jack GARY

• Atoka Cemetery Friends (buried elsewhere)

• Jeanie RICHESON ADKINS

• Monterey ANDERSON GRIMES

2005

• Atoka Cemetery Friends (buried elsewhere)

• Gene Sprinkles, died 17 March  2005, Coleman Chronicle and Democrat-Voice Obituary

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