Pleasant Ridge Cemetery

Alba, Wood Co. Cemeteries of TX

 Obit info submitted by Jeanne McNutt(JM) others by  Elaine Nall Bay

Last Name First Name Birth Death Comments
Farrington Arlie Aug 30 1909 Mar 18 2005 see below
Gaddis Roy Jan 29 1922 Jan 11 2005 h/o Evelyne C. Gaddis  Obit
Galyean Margie Sep 19 1925 Jan 13 2006 obit below
Hathcox Ab - - The Rains County Leader, May 3, 1929
Poston Mike 08-26-1981 05-07-1999 in  from obit
Riley Ronald Richard Sep 01 1948 Oct 28 2006 obit below
Scott Mary Elois Woods Nov 231916 Jun 20 2005 obit below
Singleton Arthur Burdett May 04 1941 Feb 2005 -
Stiles George Martin Feb 22 1919 Oct 10 2004 Obit


Rains County Leader
June 28, 2005

Lenard Ralph Brummett

Funeral services for Lenard Ralph Brummett, 83, of Winnsboro were held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, June 24, at Wilson-Bartley Funeral Home Chapel, Alba with Mr. Delton Alexander officiating.  Burial was in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Alba.  Mr. Brummett died Wednesday, June 22, at a Winnsboro nursing care center.  He was born November 26, 1921, in Wood County.  He lived his earlier years in Wood County, before moving to St. Joseph, Mo. for several years. He moved back to Wood County three years ago.  He served in the Army during World War II. He was a truck driver in the road construction industry. He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, and he was a protestant.  He is survived by a step-daughter, Marilyn Anderson of Paris; one grandchild; nephews and spouses, Willis and Lanell Brummett of Pickton, and Bill and Linda Brummett of Combine; and nieces.  He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Ida Flournoy Brummett; wife, Cleta Brummett; and all of his brothers and sisters.

Man Killed by Cave-in At the Alba Mines
Mr. Ab Hathcox of Alba was killed at the lignite mines near that city Thursday morning of last week, caused by a cave-in of dirt and coal. The Alba Herald reports the Tragedy as follows:
"His death was caused by the caving in of the roof and he was buried under dirt and coal. After being extricated it was found his face and forehead were crushed, his right leg broken and also his left arm. He had only been at work a short time when the crash occurred, and he was killed instantly. ‘Uncle Ab" had worked in the mines for many years. He was universally liked by everyone, and was a good man and respected citizen
Funeral services were held at Pleasant Ridge Friday afternoon, conducted by Rev. Geo. Fletcher and Bro. Chaddick. ~ ~ ~ The Rains County Leader, May 3, 1929

Rains County Leader
March 22, 2005

Arlie Farrington

Funeral services for Arlie Farrington, 95, of Quitman were held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, March 21, at Alba Methodist Church with Bro. Bobby Renfro officiating.  Burial was in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Alba, under the direction of Wilson-Bartley Funeral Home of Alba.  Mr. Farrington died Friday evening, March 18, at ETMC-Quitman.  He was born August 30, 1909, in Alba where he lived most of his life. He was a postmaster and rural mail carrier in Alba for 35 years. He served as a Boatswain Mate Second Class BM2C in the U .S. Coast Guard and was decorated for three invasions during WW II: N. Africa, Sicily, and Salerna, Italy. He was the second wave lead boat LCVP. He was a Mason for 65 years, and a member of Alba Methodist Church.  He is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Mary Ginger and Kenneth Patrick of Emory, and Jerry and Larry Shoemaker of Collinsville; three grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Dr. Robert Andrew and Daisy Smith Farrington; his wife, Peggy Woods Farrington in 1999; a brother, Ferrell Farrington; and two sisters, Bobbie Jones and Mozell Campbell.  Memorials may be made to Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, 139 PR 5223, Emory, TX 75440 or the charity of your choice.

Rains County Leader
June 28, 2005

Mary Elois Woods Scott

Graveside services for Mary Elois Woods Scott, 88, of Van Alstyne, formerly of Alba were held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, June 23, at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Alba, with Bro. Charles Long officiating.  Mrs. Scott died Monday, June 20, 2005, at Van Alstyne Nursing Home.  She was born November 23, 1916, in Faxon, Okla., to Claude Andrew and Nettie Park Woods. She grew up in Alba and graduated valedictorian of Alba High School in 1933. She attended East Texas State College in Commerce where she met and married Bush Norris Ewing. They had four children.  Later Mary moved to Midland where she met and married her second husband, Russell Everett Scott on July 14, 1962. They had four children.   She was a retired school teacher, and a member of First Christian Church in Garland.  She is survived by three sons and their wives, Ralph and Carol Ewing of Meridian, Miss., and Andy and Audrey Ewing of Muskogee, Okla., and Dr. Charles Burgess Ewing of Modesto, Calif.; daughter, Mary Jane Farmer of Van Alstyne; 10 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Russell Scott; sisters, Peggy Farrington and Joyce Gilley; grandson, Tony Ewing.  Wilson-Bartley Funeral Home of Alba was in charge of arrangements.

Rains County Leader
January 17, 2006
Services for Margie Galyean, 80, Alba, were held Monday at 2:00 p.m., at Wilson-Bartley Funeral Home with Bros. Robert Stovall and Shane Elmore officiating.  Burial was at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery.  Pallbearers were Darrell Glayean, Tony Galyean, Austin Brickey, Randy Felts, Kyle Felts and Duane Culpepper.  Honorary pallbearers were great-grandchildren, Shayna Lennon, Miranda Leeman, Trey Stubblefield, Cody Sutbblefield, Jonathan Mize and Joshua Mize.  Mrs. Galyean died January 13, 2006, in a Quitman hospital.  She was born Sept. 19, 1925, in Wood County to Austin D. and Ludie Price Brickey and lived most of her life in Alba.  She was a member of First Baptist Church and was a homemaker.  Survivors include daughter, Peggy Mize, Mineola; brothers, Thurman Brickey, Mineola, Lemuel Brickey, Alba, Hershell Brickey, Okla.; sisters, Sue Culpepper and Louella Howell, both of Grand Prairie; three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by husband John "Tim" Galyean; sisters, Wanda McGill and Bonnie Busbee, and a brother, Ferrell Brickey.

Greenville Herald Banner
Sunday, Oct 29, 2006
ALBA — Ronald Richard “Rick” Riley, 58, of Alba, died on Oct. 28, 2006, at Hospice of East Texas Homeplace in Tyler. A graveside service is at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in Alba with Bro. Greg Wright officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Wilson-Bartley Funeral Home of Alba.  The son of Farris Gene and Mary Imogene Sanders Riley, Mr. Riley was born on Sept. 1, 1948, in Greenville.  He lived in Wylie before moving to Alba in 1975. He was member of First Christian Church in Caddo Mills. He was a machinist in the oil field supply industry. He also owned and operated the Flower Box Flower Shop in Alba for five years.  He is survived by two sons Michael and Kelli Riley of Canton and Todd Riley of Alba; three brothers Gene and Leetha Riley of Alba, Roy and Diana Riley of Alba and Randy Riley of Alba; and six grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, George Riley, Bobby Riley and Chris Riley.  Visitation is from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.