Judy Beth Cain-WuenscheMemorial services for Judy Beth Cain-Wuensche, 70, of Huntsville, Texas, will be held Saturday, January 7, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in the Trinity Lutheran Church in Livingston, Texas with Father Jim Mayland officiating. Visitation will be held an hour prior to the service in the Trinity Lutheran Church. Interment will be in the Magnolia Hill Cemetery in Segno, Texas. 

Judy Beth was born October 22, 1946 in Livingston, Texas, the youngest child of Sheldon Cain and Gladys (Williams) Cain. She was ushered into eternity by her Lord and Savior on January 3, 2017 in Huntsville, Texas. Judy Beth graduated from Big Sandy High School as valedictorian and Texas Woman’s University in Denton, Texas with a degree in nursing. She worked at Methodist Hospital 

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in Houston under Dr. Michael DeBakey in cardiology for over twenty-five years, and retired with her husband, Fred, to Riverside, 

Texas. She was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Livingston, Texas. She and Fred were active in church as well as the Lions Club. She is preceded in death by her 

parents; grandparents, Nick and Maud Cain, and Bill and Polly Williams; as well as her nephew, Terry Eaton. 

She is survived by her husband, Frederich R. Wuensche of Huntsville, Texas; sisters, Marjorie A. Cain of Segno, Texas and Elaine Cain Eaton of Spring, Texas; niece, Donna Grundy of Cut-N-Shoot, Texas; nephew, Tommy Eaton of Segno, Texas; great-nephew, Nick Grundy of Conroe, Texas; aunt, Vernell Cain of Pilot Point, Texas; along with many extended family members and friends. 


Joseph Paul Schwander III, 86, of Huntsville, Texas passed away on Saturday, January 23, 2016. Paul was born July 19, 1929 in Houston, Texas to Joseph Paul Jr. and Vera Maude Key Schwander. Paul grew up in Webster, Texas and graduated from Webster High School in 1947. He attended Sam Houston State Teacher’s College where he received a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Education in 1951.
Paul married Billie Jean Cox on November 25, 1955 at 1st Methodist Church in Pasadena, Texas. They had one son, Joseph Paul Schwander IV. Paul was in sales for most of his working career. After 27 years with Hoffman LaRoche, he retired as National Sales Trainer for the Animal Health and Nutrition division.
Paul is survived by his wife of 60 years, Jean Schwander; son Paul Schwander of Dayton, Texas,; granddaughter Jaclynn Paige Schwander of Dayton, Texas. Paul is also survived by a sister, Joann Pierce of Houston, Texas; sister-in-law and husband Joan and James Baker of Knoxville, Tennessee; brother-in-law Roy Kenneth Cox of Livingston, Texas and many cousins, nieces and nephews. Paul is preceded in death by his parents. 
Paul had many accomplishments in his career that he was proud of. Among the numerous national sales awards, he was also active in various professional organizations. He served the board and as President of the Texas Allied Turkey association and board and President of the Texas Poultry Federation.
Upon retirement, Paul was also active in the Diamond Head and Hilltop Lakes Home owners association serving on the board of each. Paul was an active member of the Huntsville Lion’s Club, Bearkat partners and a life member of the Sam Houston State University Alumni Association.
Paul and Jean attended First Methodist Church in Huntsville, Texas where he had been very active in his Sunday school class. In life, Paul felt like love and loyalty was the key. Whether friend, family, customer, co-workers or competitor, you might not like or agree with what he had to say, but his opinion was always respected. Paul was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and friend.
Family will receive friends Tuesday, January 26th 6:00-8:00 pm at Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home, Huntsville, Texas. Services for Paul will be held Wednesday, January 27th, 2:00 pm at First United Methodist Church, Huntsville, Texas. Interment will be Thursday, January 28th 2:00 pm at Forest Park Cemetery, Webster, Texas. 
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T. L. Capers, 92, died December 23, 2012. Mr. Capers was born in Oakhurst, Texas on September 19, 1920 to Julius Leondius and Mary Ellen Hitt Capers.

T.L. is preceded in death by his parents, five sisters and two brothers. T.L. is survived by sons Joe & wife Brenda Capers, Carl & wife Cindy Capers, Thomas & wife Shirley Capers and daughter Lynette & husband Bernie Johnson; eleven grandchildren, sister Mary Lou Pridgen; brothers Charles & wife Alma Capers, J.M.& wife Charlene Capers, Jimmie & wife Becky Capers; numerous nieces, nephews, friends and family members.

T.L. and his wife moved a home to Huntsville they had purchased in Houston. This was in November of 1982. T.L. continued to live there until his health required that he should reside at The Woodlands Health Care Center in The Woodlands, Tx. T.L. was honorably discharged from the U.S. Army, serving in WWII and Korea. T.L. was a proud member of Lion’s Club International for 58 years, thirty of those years where with the Huntsville Lions Club. T.L. also was a beloved brother and member of Forrest Lodge #19 A.F. & A.M. Brother Capers also was a Past Worthy Patron of the Order of Eastern Star, a 32 degree Scottish Rite and a member of the Sam Houston Shrine Club of Huntsville. He was raised as a Master Mason by Aldine Lodge #1412 A.F. & A.M. 47 years ago. Masonic graveside honors will be given by Aldine Lodge $ 1412 A.F. & A.M. at Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery. T.L. was known for his hard work, his love of helping those less fortunate and his always jolly joyful wit.


James B. McClanahan Jr, 80, passed away on Sept. 10, 2012.  A 25-year resident of Huntsville, he was born the second of five children to James Bradford McClanahan Sr. and Carrie Bell (Homesley) McClanahan on Jan. 5, 1932 in San Angelo. A loving husband, James is survived by his precious wife of 61 years, Thelma Ellington McClanahan, whom he lovingly cherished.“Jim” loved and supported his church, University Heights Baptist Church. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge for 50 years and delightfully served in the Huntsville Lions Club until his health declined. He retired as a branch manager at Snap-on Tools in San Antonio.

From the early ‘60’s until the late ‘80’s, Jim proudly contributed to the growth of the company in Houston, west and south central Texas. He was passionately dedicated to excellence in his work and enjoyed many, many personal friendships and professional contacts over the years.


Richard Duncan  Richard Bruce Duncan passed away on Wednesday, June 15, 2011 in Huntsville, Texas.He is survived by the love of his life for 27 years, Katy.  He was born on July 3, 1958 in Mountain Home,  Idaho and raised in Northern Colorado and Wyoming. He proudly served in the Marines until 1982. After leaving the military he met and married his wife Katy. They moved to Amarillo where he worked and attended  West Texas State University (now West Texas A&M). After graduation, he took a position at Sam Houston State University in November 1993. He quickly realized that Huntsville was his home. Richard was honored to have served Walker County as Justice of the Peace for Precinct 2 since December 2006.Richard Duncan was an active member of the Huntsville Lions Club since 2007. Richard Duncan will be greatly missed by his fellow club members and friends. He was involved in many of the club activities.  Richard was a member of the First United Methodist Church and very active in the community and involved in many clubs and organizations. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting and fishing. He mentored many children through school programs.Others remembered Richard Duncan in the following comments.  He never met a stranger and was always willing to lend a hand whenever it was needed. He was a problem solver. Would make every effort o find a solution a issue that was amenable to all involved persons. Did not just choose the most expedient or popular resolution to an issue, he would do what he thought was right. Not everyone agreed with him with his opinions, but everyone respected it. Always friendly and had time for anyone with problems or just needing to talk with someone. Praised his staff on their work although he liked to pick fun with them. Known for his answer “Hello Friend” when answering his phone. Loved his wife, family, friends and church. Love his country and did not hide his feelings about that, wished more would follow his examples. We need more like him in our community, would
be a greater place to live.


Gary Warren Hipps Colonel (ret) Gary Warren Hipps Sr. passed away peacefully in his home on Saturday, June 7th. He is survived by his wife Patricia and brother, Dr. Phil Hipps and his wife Peggy who reside in Phoenix, AZ. He is also survived by his three children: Gary Jr. and his wife Colleen, Gaylynn Muyshondt and her husband Mauricio, Trecie Pacione and her husband Adam, his stepdaughter Evelyn Graham and her husband Paul. Gary has 11 grandchildren who affectionately called him, ‘Bid Daddy’. They are: Jonathan and Michael Biehl, Rebecca, Alex, and Cristina Muyshondt, Drew, Anne Cadmen, Thomas and Sam Graham, and Ava and Veronica Pacione. Born in 1937 to loving parents Roy and Alma Hipps in Dallas, he spent his childhood hunting and fishing with his younger brother Phil. He graduated from Sunset High School in Dallas in 1955. Gary continued on to Texas A&M where he was a member of the Corps of Cadets graduating with his BBA in Business Administration as well as receiving his commission in the United States Army in 1958.He led a distinguished 26 year career as an Air Defense Artillery officer serving in Vietnam in 1969 and as a staff member to the Joint Chiefs in Washington, DC.Advancing to the rank of Colonel before retiring in 1986, he went on to work as the Facility Maintenance Director for the Texas Department of Corrections for the next 15 years where he retired in 2001.Always fair-minded, with an unassuming nature and a big sense of humor, Gary was respected and admired by friends and family to whom he gave wise counsel. He will be greatly missed and well-remembered.


John Raymond Mitchell, 49, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, May 19th in Huntsville, Texas. A native of Thomasville, North Carolina, John was born March 19, 1959 to Ramona Boaz Mitchell and the late Joe F. Mitchell. John was married to Michele Allbritton Mitchell of Huntsville on June 26, 1993, who survives him, and they were blessed with two children, Kacie Leigh, 13, and Joseph Cole, 10. John is also survived by his mother of Thomasville, a sister, Martha and husband Bill Adams of Burlington, North Carolina, and a brother Paul Rush Mitchell and wife Vicki of Denton, North Carolina, as well as four nephews and a niece.John earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Furniture Engineering from North Carolina State University in 1982. He worked for many years as a sales representative for Davis Furniture of High Point, North Carolina, and met Michele through his business dealings while she was employed at the Federal Courthouse in Houston.John had an outstanding career in the National Guard beginning in 1985. Upon moving to the District of Columbia area, he served for a number of years with the Maryland Guard, and ultimately finished his career with the National Guard of Texas, where he was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel, his father’s rank, on May 17, 2008. Colonel Mitchell was an artilleryman, and his greatest accomplishment in the Guard was his deployment to Kosovo in 2005-2006 where he served as a member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization peacekeeping force. He earned high accolades from the International Command for his efforts in promoting harmony among the officers and soldiers from the various European countries in furtherance of the NATO mission of peace for that war-torn region.John was a member of Second Baptist Church, Huntsville, and previously First Baptist Church, Thomasville. He held the honor of being an Eagle Scout, was an avid outdoorsman, athlete, and was outstanding in a number of sports at Thomasville High School. He served as an assistant coach on numerous children’s athletic teams. He was a loving father and devoted husband who loved his family very much.

Joe Mac Henry Sr 81, went to be with his Savior and Lord on December 31, 2010.  He was married to Mayme Dell Gladden in 1945. Joe Mac Henry Sr is survived by his wife, Mayme Dell Gladden; daughter, Gaylynn Henry, son, Joe Mac Henry Jr, son, Jimmy Henry and many other relatives and friends.  He started working in the automobile business in 1947. He was recognized as one of the Most Outstanding Ford Salesman in the United States in 1965. In 1972, he started Moore-Henry Motors, Inc. here in Huntsville. Joe Mac Henry Sr. sold his business in 1996 and retired due to health reasons. During this time, he was active with the Huntsville Lions Club for 50 years. His business was the pledge center for MDA for 22 years each Labor Day and kept his business open 24 hours so numerous kids could benefit from this effort with the help of the Huntsville Lions Club. Joe Mac Henry Sr. served as president, vice president, tail twister, board of director, and Lion of the Year with the Huntsville Lions Club. Joe Mac Henry Sr also opened his business for the Huntsville Lions Club every year for one of the clubs successful fund raiser, Huntsville Lions Club Jamboree, which helped numerous local kids with scholarships and other needs. He helps out in many other projects, but is remembered as being a caring person, supportive, and always thinking of others. Joe Mac Henry Sr. also helped out in his community in many activities, but he also invested his time till his health prevented him from some activities. He was a Deacon at his church, Calvary Baptist Church in Huntsville and active with the church. Joe Mac Henry Sr. was also involved with the Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce, Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, Arabia Temple AAONMS of Houston, Forrest Lodge 19 Ancient Free and Accepted Masons of Texas, Sam Houston Shrine Club, and Walker County Fair Association. He also provided scholarships to the Walker County Fair Queens for many years. Joe Mac Henry Sr. was a very dear friend and will be missed by members of his club.


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