Prairie Valley Cemetery (Partial)

Photo by Chris M. Culberson

Hunt County, Cemeteries of Texas

Obits and Submitted by Elaine Nall Bay and Patricia Nall

Prairie Valley Cemetery is located north of Lone Oak; between Lone Oan & Cumby on FM515   


Last Name First Name Birth Death Comments
Dooley Arnie Lee Nov 08 1922 Nov 11 2004 Obit
Shields Fred Oct 14 1879 Mar 02 1903 s/o F. & A. Shields 
Shields Frank  Sep 27 1853 Nov 07 1910 husband of A.A. Shields
Simpson A.A. Nov 03 1866 Jul 30 1927 -
Simpson James M Sep 26 1852 Aug 29 1934 -

Rains County Leader
March 8, 2005

Frances Byrd

Funeral services for Frances Byrd, 86, of Lone Oak were held at the Prairie Valley Baptist Church between Lone Oak and I-30 on Hwy. 513 at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, March 6, with Rev. Tom Witt officiating. Interment followed at Prairie Valley Cemetery.  Mrs. Byrd passed away Thursday, March 3, at Park Haven Nursing Home.  She was born on September 25, 1918, in McCall Creek, Miss. to Audrey and Joseph Wroten.  Mrs. Byrd married Alton C. Byrd in 1946.  She worked as a bookkeeper, and she was a member of the Lone Oak Baptist Church.  She is survived by her husband Alton Byrd of Lone Oak; son and daughter-in-law, Robert W. and Jan Byrd of Greenville; sister and brother-in-law, Josephine and John Henry Browning of Winnsboro, La.; grandchildren, Steve Byrd of Round Rock and Kenneth Byrd of Greenville.  Mrs. Byrd was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Donald R. Wroten.  Memorials may be made to Prairie Valley Family Life Center. Lynch Funeral Service was in charge of arrangements.

Rains County Leader
April 19, 2005

Lynn McGee

Funeral services for Lynn McGee, 49, of Lone Oak will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 20, at Lone Oak Christian Church with Bro. Jim Houston and Bro. Danny Calk officiating.  Burial will be in Prairie Valley Cemetery under the direction of Bartley Funeral Home of Lone Oak.   Mr. McGee died April 16, 2005, at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville.  He was born Oct. 10, 1955, in Greenville.  He served in the Army, was a material cordinator at Ratheon, and was a Baptist.  He is survived by his wife, Jean McGee of Lone Oak; mother, Geneva McGee of Lone Oak; two sons, David McGee of Lone Oak, and Joey McGee of Ft. Lewis, Wash.; daughter, Charity Wacaster of Greenville; brother, Jerry McGee of Lone Oak; sister, Betty Dickenson of Sulphur Springs; and six grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his father, and a brother, James McGee.  Visitation will be Tuesday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Rains County Leader
October 18, 2005
Funeral services for JoAnn Goodwin, 50, of Lone Oak, were held at 4:00 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at the United Methodist Church of Lone Oak with Rev. Wade Lindstrom officiating.  Burial was in Prairie Valley Cemetery.  Pallbearers were Justin Derrington, Justin Overly, Joey Weatherbee, Monte Weatherbee, Cameron Carrell, Jon Foster, Alex Addy, Paul Brown and Josh Letke.  Mrs. Goodwin died Wednesday Oct. 12, 2005, at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville.  She was born in Longmont, Colo., June 3, 1955, to Kenneth Goodwin and Arlene Caston.  She married John Lindsey Nov 22, 1998 in Lone Oak.  She was a nurse and a member of the United Methodist Church of Lone Oak.  She is survived by her husband, John Lindsey of Lone Oak; sons and daughters-in-law, Dusty and Becky Goodwin of Lone Oak, and Bubba and Keri Goodwin of Greenville; grandchildren, Georganna Goodwin and Nicholas Goodwin of Lone Oak, and Reagan Huggins and Rylan Goodwin of Greenville; sister and brother-in-law, Beverly and Andy Addy of Paris; and a son of a special friend, Jon Foster of Lone Oak.  She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Douglas Newland.  Memorials may be made to the United Methodist Church of Lone Oak or the Lone Oak Library.  Coker-Mathews Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Commerce Journal
Mar 22, 2006
Doris Anderson Campbell Adams passed away Saturday, March 18, 2006, in Commerce after a lengthy illness; leaving behind many family members and friends.  Mrs. Adams was the daughter of the late Will and Maggie Anderson. She was born Aug. 26, 1923, in Detroit, Texas.
She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church of Commerce. She was a member of Dicks Golden Girls of Commerce.  Mrs. Adams is survived by three daughters, Melba and husband Douglas Willilams of Campbell, Wanda and husband Jerry Bomer of Commerce, and Barbara Campbell of Houston; nine grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and five great-great grandchildren.
Mrs. Adams was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands, V.L. “Bob” Campbell and Robert Adams. She was the last of six siblings; she was also preceded in death by Albert Anderson, Robert Anderson, Willie Bea Byron, Birdie Shipp and Margaret Johnson.  Deep gratitude is expressed by the family to the staff of CHE, where she lived before becoming ill and to the staff at Oak Manor for their loving care, support and assistance during her last few years. Also special thanks to Presbyterian Hospital of Commerce for its support of our family.  Funeral services were at Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home chapel in Commerce at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday under the direction of Peters Funeral Home of Greenville. Burial followed in Prairie Valley Cemetery.

Greenville Herald Banner
June 9, 2006
CHANDLER — Hubert Edwards, 88, died June 6, 2006, at Chandler Nursing Center. Graveside services are at 11 a.m. Saturday at Prairie Valley Cemetery in Lone Oak under the direction of Chandler Memorial Funeral Home. 
The son of Brad and Cynthia Edwards, he was born March 30, 1918, in Simpsonville.   Mr. Edwards was a self-employed handyman. He was a member of Prairie Valley Baptist Church.  A sister, Ethel Austin of Chandler, survives.  He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Leo Edwards, Elvin Edwards and Earl Edwards; and two sisters, Ruby Herring and Pearl Sims.  Visitation is from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. 

Greenville Herald Banner
Sept 21, 2006
Jack M. Lindenzweig, 84, of Greenville, died the evening of Sept. 18, 2006, at Mesquite Community Hospital. Funeral services are at 2 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church under the direction of Coker-Mathews Funeral Home. Rev. Terry L. Blankenship will officiate. Burial is Prairie Valley Cemetery.   Born Dec. 3, 1921, in Chester, S.C., he was the son of Carl R. and Mamie T. Timmie Lindenzweig. He married Faye Holder on June 14, 1996, in Greenville.  He graduated from the Citadel as a second lieutenant. Mr. Lindenzweig served in the U.S. Air Force as a pilot during World War II. He did flight training on B-24s, B-25s, and B-26s and following his flight training obtained the rank of captain.   He retired from E-Systems in 1981 with 35 years of service. Mr. Lindenzweig was a member of First Baptist Church. He was one of the founders of Hands of Compassion for the church and was minister for the group for more than 10 years.  Surviving are his wife of Greenville; a son, William T. Lindenzweig of Greenville; daughter Sharon Lindenzweig of Watauga; a brother, Bob Lindenzweig of Richmond, Va.; eight grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his wife of 49 years, Billye F. Lindenzweig, and a brother, W.T. Lindenzweig.  Pallbearers are Kevin Lindenzweig, J.D. Manley, Tommy Burk, Billy Wayne Huey, Jimmie Rogers and Bill Domenico. Honorary pallbearers are John Nelson, Clyde Dodd, Royce Litchfield, James Stephens and John Worthy.  Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.