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Billie Jo Choate of Cooper, Texas

Billie Jo Choate Billie Jo Choate, 91, of Cooper passed away Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. Funeral Services are scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 25, at 2 p.m. at First United Methodist Church of Cooper with Mark Moore officiating. Interment will follow at Oaklawn Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until service time at the Church. Billie was born Aug. 20, 1926, in Pecan Gap, Texas to William “Cap” A. and Ruth Itus Gilbert Sansing. They have preceded her in death as well as her husband Connie “Jelly” Choate, seven brothers; Delmar Sansing, Winfred Sansing, Gilbert Sansing, Robert Sansing, William...

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Virgie Palmer of McLoud, Oklahoma

Virgie Palmer Virgie Palmer, 78 of McLoud, Oklahoma went home to be with her Lord and loved ones that have gone before her on Wednesday, Feb. 21. Funeral services have been set for Saturday, Feb. 24, at 1 p.m. at Fry-Gibbs Funeral Home with Rev. Clyde Quick, Sr. officiating. Interment will follow at Prairie Ridge Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Friday evening from 7 to 8 p.m. at Fry-Gibbs Funeral Home. She is survived by her husband, Jessie Lee Palmer; children, Jeffery Palmer, Donny Palmer, Gary Palmer, Tammy (Palmer) Covington; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; siblings, Anna (Thatcher) Frogge,...

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Ann Sharon Green of Direct, Texas

Ann Sharon Green Ann Sharon Green, 74 of Direct, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. Funeral services have been set for Saturday, Feb. 24, at 11 a.m. at Fry-Gibbs Funeral Home with Rev. Gary Price and Wade White officiating. Interment will follow at Pyles Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Friday evening at Fry-Gibbs Funeral Home from 5 to 7 p.m. Sharon was born in Lamar County, Texas on Aug. 2, 1943, to James and Velma “Jane” Parson. She married Frank Green on August 4, 1961. Sharon worked 32 years at North Lamar School District in various administrative...

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PHS Theater presents ‘The 39 Steps’ Feb. 26

The Paris High Theater Department will perform its UIL one-act play entry The 39 Steps for the community on Monday, Feb. 26, at 7:30 p.m. in the PJHS Weger Auditorium. Admission is $5. The cast of four and supporting crew will compete at the District 14-4A contest at Texarkana College on March 1-2. The 39 Steps is a melodrama adapted from the 1915 novel by John Buchan and the 1935 film by Alfred Hitchcock. The play’s concept calls for the entirety of the 1935 adventure film The 39 Steps to be performed with a cast of only four. One actor (sophomore Alec Finich) plays the...

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