TEXAS INFORMER -
Mary Joyce Taylor
September 6, 1945 - December 8, 2010
On Wednesday, December 15,
2010 at 1:00 PM, funeral services for Mrs. Mary
Joyce Taylor Shedd were held at Mt. Olive
Community Church, Rusk, Texas. Mrs. Shedd was
born to the late Hardy Taylor and
Francis-McKissie on September 6, 1945. She
married the late Tommy Shedd, and to this union
5 children were born, they later divorced.
She worked at Rusk State
Hospital for 26 years where she retired. She
worked in private homes for twenty-seven years.
She was preceded in death by her mother and
father Francis McKissie and Hardy Taylor.
One sister Shirley Foreman, one
son Tommy Shedd Jr. and one granddaughter
Ny’Kashia Bradley. She leaves to cherish her
memory 5 sons: Ernest Shedd, Charles
Bradley, Anthony Bradley, all of Rusk, Texas.
Johnny (Mary) Shedd, Melvin (Samantha) Shedd
both of Jacksonville, Texas. Three daughters,
Brenda (Randy) Hollis, Latricha Shedd McGowan
and Yuvette Taylor (Terri) Stubblefield all of
Jacksonville, Texas. Two sisters Diana (Carl)
Foreman and Lee Autry Atkins of Rusk, Texas.
Ardis Leon Hinton
April 19, 1948
- January 8, 2011
Funeral Services for Mr. Ardis Leon
Hinton were held on Saturday, January 15, 2011 at 1:30
P.M. Mr. Ardis Leon Hinton (Puddin’) was born April 19,
1948 in Jacksonville, Texas. He was a faithful
member of the Sweet Union Baptist Church.
He served as a trustee, usher, member of
the inspirational choir, and was the caretaker of the
He graduated from Fred Douglass High School in
Jacksonville, Texas in 1966. He attended Bishop college,
Dallas, Jacksonville Baptist college and graduated from
Tyler Junior college with an associates of business
He was enlisted in the US
Army from 1969-1972 at Ft. Bliss Texas as a Spec. 4. He
was employed with Ingersol Rand (Trane) for 39 years. He
was united in holy matrimony to Miss LaFrancis Hollis
and to this union three (3) sons were born. He was later
united in holy matrimony to Miss Coylene Newsome on July
24, 2004. To this union no children were born; however
he gained two daughters.
He was preceded in death by
his parents, Audrey Peoples and Adell Grimes Hinton, two
brothers, and one sister.
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Special grandkids that she
raised are: Jeremy Shedd, Joyce Shedd, and Jimendrick
Christopher. She also leaves to cherish her memory 23
grandkids and 15 great grandkids.
Mr. Lewis Bush was a special
father and friend of the family. Ms. Shedd leaves her
best friend Mrs. Diane Lewis, and a host of nieces,
nephews, and relatives that will forever cherish her