Doyce Kenneth Martin, age 80, of Cookville, Texas, passed away Saturday, February 6, 2021 in Tyler, Texas. Doyce was born October 9, 1940 in Naples, Texas to Alphy Durwood Martin and Lois Esther Lindsay.
Eddie Dean Thompson, 74, of Mt. Pleasant, passed away February 4, 2021, at Mother Frances Hospital in Tyler, of Covid-related complications. Eddie Dean was born October 4, 1946, as the youngest of seven siblings. He was preceded in death by his parents, Mary and Robert E. Lee Thompson and five of his siblings: Lester Thompson, Florene Morton, Bobby Lee Thompson, Leonard Ray Thompson, and James “Dutch” Thompson. He is survived by a brother, Charlie Thompson, of Daingerfield.
Jackie Ray Barrett was born on November 1, 1934, in Titus County, Texas to Jimmy W. and Pearl Sloan Barrett.
Melissa Salter, 64, of Paris passed away Sunday, January 31,2021 at Paris Regional Medical Center. Services have been set for Thursday, February 4,2021 at 2:00PM. Bro. Mike Fortenberry will officiate at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Mt. Pleasant, TX. Visitation will be at Fry- Gibbs Funeral Home Thursday from 10-11:00AM.
Marsha Lynn Phillips Brown, age 62, of Mt. Pleasant, passed away, Sunday, January 31, 2021, at her residence. Marsha was born, April 7, 1958, in Clarksville to Jack E. and Ramona Joan Skaggs Phillips. Her parents; and an infant daughter, Ashley Ann Wilburn, preceded her in death. During her career, Marsha was secretary for both Texas Bragg Trailer Company and Mt. Pleasant High School. She was a member of the Church of Christ. Marsha was a 1976 graduate of Clarksville High School. In school she was outgoing and was a majorette, Farm Bureau Queen and Miss Red River County. Marsha loved her family and friends and will be missed by all.