Polk County Enterprise (Livingston, Tex.), Vol. 109, No. 80, Ed. 1 Sunday, October 6, 1991 Page: 2 of 22
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**'GE 2A - THE POLK COUNTY ENTERPRISE, SUNDAY OCTOBER t, 1991
L. 'Htning blamed for another fire
Social Security number changes
LIVINGSTON — Livingston
Volunteer Fire Department
responded to a small storage fire at
10:05 p.m. Tuesday in Indian
Springs to assist the Indian Springs
Volunteer Fire Department.
Livingston Volunteer Fire Chief
Corky Cochnu said the exact cause
of the fire is undetermined.
Two trucks and 20 firefighters
responded to the call.
In other activity, firefighters also
responded to a call Tuesday night
at the Boo Walker residence on
Marston Road where Tlghtning had
struck a television antenna tower
and come down into the house.
Although there was no structural
damage from the fire, the burned
wire going into the residence
scorched the exterior wall of the
house, Cochran said
Three trucks and 25 firefighters
responded to the call.
Recruit completes training
NORFOLK, VA.--Navy Seaman
Recruit Bryan W. Spears, whose
wife, Suzanne, is the daughter of
Frank and Brenda Wilson of
Livingston, recently completed
training at Recruit Training Com-
mand, San Diego.
During the training- cycle,
recruits are taught general military
subjects designed to prepare them
for further academic and on-the-job
Paining in one of the Navy’s 85 oc-
Studies include seamanship,
close-order drill, naval history and
He is a 1991 graduate of Col-
mesneil High School, Colmesneil.
LAKE AREA SURGICAL CLINIC
Kenneth W. Peters M.D„
210 E. Houston' Cleveland, Tx. 77327
Practice including general Surgery
(Gastointestinal, Breast and Hernia Surgery,
Also Colonoscopy, Gastroscopy & Bronchoscopy)
Office Hours Certified By Th« Medicare
by appointment American board of Surgery Accepted
LIVINGSTON - Mrs. Lillian
Cecil Pratt died Oct. 2, 1991 after a
She was bom June 14, 1905 in
Moorefield, Ky., the daughter of
Rufus Edward Blount and Nannie
Dee Willson Blount. Mrs. Pratt
lived in Moorefield until the age of
7 years, at which time her mother
tragically died at ihe age of 25
years. Young Lillian moved to
Smithville, Ky., where she was
reared by her grandmother, Mary
In 1921, Mrs. Pratt graduated
from Midway College in Midway,
Ky. She then attended a business
school in Louisville, Ky. until her
marriage to Clifford Pratt in 1923.
The wedding was held in the town
of Jeffersonville, Ind. on Aug. ^1,
1923. The Pratt couple lived Dn
several locations within the state of
Oklahoma for the next 10 years.
In 1933, Lillian and Clifford
Pratt moved to Livingston, opening
C. Pratt and Co., a dry goods store.
A short time later they had stores in
Liberty and Cleveland as well. In
1958 they sold out to Kerr’s
Department Store chain. Mrs. Pratt
then ppened and operated another
C. Prau and Co. store in Corrigan
from 1960 until 1980, when she
Mrs. Pratt was an honored mem-
ber of the Daughters of the
American Revolution, Robert
Funeral services were held
Friday, Oct. 4, from the chapel of
Pace Funeral Home. Interment fol-
lowed in Resdand Memorial Park;
Survivors include two daughters,
Rose Dee Smith of Campbelbburg,
Ky. and Edythe Ann Smith of
Livingston; and four grandchildren,
Isaac Key Smith of Louisville, Ky„
Lillian Ann Arbogast of Bowling
Green, Ky„ Robert Mark Smith of
Livingston and Frederick Michael
Smith of Livingston.
Pallbearers were Albert J. Ar-
bogast III, Robert Smith, Frederick
Smith, Richard Collins, E. Joe
Pedigo and Lynn Nixon.
Pace Funeral Home was in
charge of anangemeifts.
James R. Lewno
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830 W. Church Livingston
LIVINGSTON - James R.
Lewno, 59, died Wednesday, Oct.
He is survived by his wife, Pat;
sons, Jeffrey, Bradley and Mark;
daughters-in-law, Diane and Karen;
grandchildren, Chad, Ashley,
Alison and Andrew; his mother,
three sisters and a brother.
Services were held Saturday
from SL Michael Catholic Church
in Waubay, S.D.
Shawn Anthony Taylor
, 24 Hrs a Day
As the owner of your home;'you may be
eligible for $5,000, $15,000 or more (Emer-
gency Money) through one of the Federal or
Commercial Loan Programs.
These programs are designed to encourage energy
saving improvements and/or repairs on your home
such as new roofing, central heat & air, lifetime vinyl
siding, new windows, storm blinds, vinyl trim for brick
homes & attic insulation.
GOOD CREDIT / BAD CREDIT / NO CREDIT
Mrs. Foster 1-800-364-0126 or (409) 653-3195
LIVINGSTON - Shawn An-
thony Taylor, age 2 months and 7
days, died Oct. 3, 1991. Shawn was
bom oW^nJly 26, 1991 in Galveston.
He was bom three months prema-
ture and spent his entire life in the
Infant Intensive Care Unit of John
Scaly Hospital in Galveston.
Graveside services were held
Saturday, Oct. 5, from Restland
Memorial Park, with the Rev. Mike
Shawn is survived by his parents,
John and Dawn Taylor III of
Livingston; grandparents, John and
Jean Taylor of Ace and Russel and
Donna Rice of Dallas; great-
grandparents, Carrol and Shirley
Kendrick of Blanchard, Marion and
Betty Rutledge of Cobbtown, Ga.,
Jeannene Daugherty of Baytown,
and Ida Munson of Ace; great-
great-grandparents, Alice Helm of
Selma, Calif., Beulah Collins of
Cobbtown, Ga. and Gladys Mae
Rutledge of Olympia, Wash.;
unde, Dustin Rice of Dallas; and
two aunts, Remember Aiken of
Blanchard and Coby Taylor of Ace.
Pallbearers were Robert Anthony
Munson, David Kendrick, Danny
Kendrick and Robert Parrish.
Cochran Funeral Home was in
charge of arrangements.
LUFKIN - Social Security’s
toll-free telephone number has
changed. As of OcL 1, the number
to call is 1-800-772-1213.
The Social Security number
change is the result of legislation4
requiring most federal government
agencies to convert to a new
telecommunications system called
"FTS 2000." The new system is
managed by a different service car-
rier than the agencies had used in
the past, so SSA had to change its
Since its nationwide implemen-
tation just two years ago, the 800
number has exceeded all projec-
tions of its popularity as a service
option for those who have Social
Security business. Callers find that
their requests can be handled con-
veniently and expeditiously by
phone. In many instances, business
can be completed at the time of the
initial call. Recent studies show
that more than two-thirds of the
800 number callers have indicated
they would prefer to use this serv-
ice again for their next contact with
Using the 800 number and the
assistance of a teleservice repre-
sentative available at that number,
you can change a mailing address;
make an appointment to apply for
benefits; report a missing check; or
simply ask a question.
Service on Social Security’s 800
number is available weekdays, 7
a.m. to 7 p.m. But, the best times to
to discuss taxes
LEGGETT - The Board of
Trustees of the Leggett Independ-
ent School District will discuss and
propose a local tax rate at a special
called meeting at 7 p.m. Monday.
The board will also enter into an
executive session for the discussion
call are early in the morning or late
in the afternoon, Wednesday
through Friday, after the first week
of the month.
IN POLK COUNTY
Case No. G3267
The rest area on Hwy. 59 near
Leggett houses snack vending
machines for travelers on both
the east and west sides of the
highway. A series of break-ins
of these machines has prompted
the sheriffs department to ask
for your help.
The machines are protected
by an iron fence, including an
iron gate secured by a padlock.
Burglars have apparently cut the
padlock with bolt cutters,
damaged the machines by freak-
ing the glass and removed both
product and currency on several
If you have any information
leading to the arrest of the per-
sons) responsible for this crime,
Crime Stoppers will pay up to
Call Crime Stoppers at 327-
STOP or 1-800-336-1484. You
do not have to give your name.
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LIVINGSTON - Bernard A.
Marlow, 83, of Livingston died
Oct. 3, 1991 in Timberwood Nurs-
ing Home in Livingston. Mr. Mar-
low donated his body to Baylor
College of Medicine in Houston for
He was bom June 29, 1908 in
Galveston, the son of Alex Marlow
and Mary Katherine (Klant) Mar-
low. He married the former
Homiselle Chambers on Sept 9,
Survivors include one son, Ber-
nard A. Marlow Jr. and wife Norma
of Livingston; one brother, Alex
Marlow of Texas City; four sisters,
Clara Mae Benson and Annie Hib-
bits, both of Texas City, Julia
O’Conner of Galveston and Mary
Foucheaux of Dickinson; two
grandchildren, Bernard A. Marlow
III of Honolulu, Hawaii and Perry
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1929 in San Antonio. Mr. Marlow
worked for Edison Brothers Shoe
Store for over 30 years. He was a
member of Prospect Hill Masonic
Lodge No. 1247 AF&AM and the
Order of the Eastern Star No. 817
where he was a two-time past wor-
Ray Marlow of Austin; and three
great-grandchildren, Shawn and
Michelle Marlow of Austin and
Chelsea Marlow of Honolulu,
Cochran Funeral Home was in
charge of arrangements.
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HOPE, ARK. - Funeral services
for Priscilla Lodessa McClure, 83,
of McCaskill, Ark., will be held at
2 p.m. Sunday, OcL 6, 1991, from
Salem Baptist Church in Hun-
tington, Texas, with the Rev. James
Forrest officiating. Interment will
follow in Treadwell Cemetery.
Mrs. McClure died Thursday,
OcL 3, in Medical Park Hospital in
She was bom March 2, 1908 in
Bradshaw, Texas. Mrs. McClure
was a member of Pleasant Springs
Baptist Church in McCaskill, Ark.
She was preceded in death by her
husband, Gail McClure.
Survivors include a stepson,
James McClure of Lufkin; two
daughters, Priscilla Verdean Risin-
ger of McCaskill, Ark. and Bonnie
Williford of Livingston, Texas;
three sisters, Molly Johnson of Ok-
lahoma City, Okla., Bobbie Serratt
of Lovington, N.M. and Ivie
Wheeler of Houston; seven
grandchildren; 16 great-
grandchildren; and one great-great-
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in Hope, Ark. is in charge of ar-
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