Honorary pallbearers were members of the VFW Post 8568 Color Guard. It was there, after spending time in the hospital, that he discovered a passion for the field of medicine and knew that he wanted to become a doctor. J's amazing medical practice in internal medicine spanned over 35 years, beginning at Medical Arts, 1965-1975 (downtown Houston); Ledbetter Clinic/Twelve Oaks Hospital, 1975-2000; chief of staff at the Medical Arts Bldg., 1972 and Twelve Oaks, 1978. of Shepherd, Nora Sue Holbert of Houston and Mary Christine Holbert of Houston; son, Luther James Holbert of Houston; daughter, Jeanette Ann Perkey and husband, Leonard Wayne Perky of Livingston; sons, Kenneth Martin Holbert and wife Joycelyn of Deer Park and Ronnie Lee Holbert of Houston; 13 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren; sister, Lois Ewing of Amarillo; brother, Vaudie Holbert of Floydada and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He is survived by his son, Ian Rodriguez of Kinder, La.; father, Armando Rodriguez of Livingston; sister, Tabitha Rodriguez of Livingston; brother, Ezekiel Rodriguez of Livingston; brother and sister-in-law, Issac and Mary Rodriguez of Woodville; nephew, Norrislee Seward of Nacogdoches; nephews, Kolin Seward and Calvin Seward, both of Livingston; nieces, Aurora and Helen Rodriguez of Woodville; aunt, Cindy Morris of Sulphur, La.; aunts, Maureen and Fay Breaux of Krotz Springs, La.; uncle, Roland Thompson of Cleve-land; uncle and wife, Gabriel and Bambi Castillo of Kinder, La.; uncle and wife, Joe and Peggy John of Livingston; uncle and wife, Floyd and Waynne Poncho of Livingston; uncle, Leamon Poncho of Elton, La.; uncle, Dalton Poncho of Livingston; uncle, Victor Thompson of Livingston; great-uncle and great-aunt, James Cody and Christine Poncho of Livingston; numerous other relatives and friends.

Boots was born on June 25, 1923 in a log cabin in Goodrich, to Prentiss Lamar Acuff and Lula Vera Henderson Acuff.

When her mother was married a few years later to Rafe Henry Smith, six step-siblings came to join them.

Preceding her in death were her father and mother; her stepfather; her brother, Lee Douglas Acuff; her first husband, James Puckett and her second husband, Harwell Cooper and her step-siblings, Elsie Belcher, Lucille Diamond, Clay Smith, Haskell Smith, Vesta Mc Bride and Hubert Smith. Two siblings, Norma Jean Hancock and Jimmy Ray Smith, both of Livingston, survive her.

Her sister-in-law, Opal Mitchamore of Baytown, also survives Boots as do her brother's widow, Mary Ola Acuff of Bay City and numerous nieces, nephews and step-grandchildren and step-great grandchildren and one son.

Boots relocated to Arizona with Harwell and they shared 19 wonderful years together before his death in August of 2009.

In May of 2010 she returned home to Livingston and was cared for by the staff at The Gardens until she relocated to Bay City on April 15, 2014, to be near her caregivers there. In the years that she spent back home in Texas, she and her nephew Bill (always Billy to her) enjoyed reliving the stories of her growing up and taking care of her younger siblings, adventures with friends and Grandma Henderson. During her years at The Gardens she especially treasured visits from her nephews Joe Henry Smith and Wallace (Babe Ray) Atchley.Upon her graduation from Goodrich High School, Boots worked in the retail industry in Livingston.During World War II she married James Puckett and followed him to his military posts in the United States.Cochran Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. MEUTH ONALASKA -- Funeral services for Jeanette "Bushrod" Meuth, 60, of Onalaska will be held at 2 p.m. 12, 2014, in the Cochran Funeral Home Chapel in Onalaska, with the Rev. Interment will follow in Black Jack Cemetery in Walker County. Andy's love in life was his devotion to his four children: Nancy, Judy, Amy and Clay. He and his wife served as Baptist ministers in Indiana, Tennessee and Mississippi, then as foreign missionaries with the Southern Baptists until retiring and moving to Livingston in 1985. He attended public school in Livingston and Sam Houston State University. Curry of Livingston; aunt/mother, Rosemary Dewalt of Livingston; daughters, Veronica M. Pallbearers will be Jessie Ray Jackson, Earnest Jackson, Johnnie R. John was known as a beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. 6, 2014, in Crossroads Baptist Church in The Woodlands, with the Rev. She loved to quilt, make greeting cards and work in the garden.There was never a dull moment in the 30 years they lived in Southampton. He served as minister of music at First Baptist Church, Onalaska, from 1990-97. He was born April 17, 1957 in Memphis, Tenn, to the late Theodore V. He married on March 23, 2005 in Beaumont and was retired. Curry of Houston and Ruby Bertrand of Beaumont; son, Ronald J. Belt (Elmo) of Houston; niece/sister, Rosalind Bell (B. He was born as an only child on May 10, 1933 in Jackson, Tenn. She is preceded in death by her parents and brother, George Zaludek.And when new babies arrived in the new marriage, Boots and her brother Lee Douglas welcomed each of them as each sibling was born to the home and assisted in rearing them.