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Goree is a quaint, quiet town with easy access to the lake, guided hunting/fishing, hunting lodges, RVing, camping and extremely affordable real estate for your very own hunting headquarters. Finally, Goree has the last stop for bait, beverages and snacks before heading to the lake, Millers Creek Reservoir.

Thursday, December 8, 2011

In Loving Memory...

Allene Seale

Times Record News
Published Thursday, December 8, 2011

Allene Seale, 91, died Saturday December 3, 2011 in the Munday Nursing Center. Services will be at 1:00 PM Friday, December 9, 2011 in the First Methodist Church, Munday with burial in the Goree Cemetery, under the direction of McCauley-Smith Funeral Home in Munday, Texas.

Mr Jimmy and Ms Allene giving to the community
Allene was born March 23, 1920 to Ben and Annie Holder as one of ten children. Growing up on a farm in Goree she attended Hefner School and married Curtis Seale in 1936. Together they farmed at Goree. She enjoyed being outdoors, growing a garden, and family get-togethers. She loved to go camping, hunting, and fishing at every opportunity. Always an active member of the community, after moving to town in 1969, she dedicated much of her time to supporting her church, the Goree Memorial Building, and Goree Cemetery and working for the Knox County Meals on Wheels. She loved family and community history, and worked to identify and catalogue the Knox County cemeteries. She was one of a group of volunteers that were honored by the Governor of Texas in 1995 for community service. She was a member of the Goree Methodist Church and later the Munday Methodist Church.

Survivors include two sons; Jim and wife Velma of Spokane Valley, WA, Fred and wife Claire of Shallowater, TX, four grandchildren; Steven Seale and wife Tammy of Broken Arrow, OK, Julie Johnson and husband Paul of Spokane Valley, WA, Jay Seale of Lubbock, and Melissa Seale of Shallowater, and thirteen great-grandchildren;Brittany, Brooklynne, Brianna Seale, Ashley , Seth, Jared, Caleb, Nathan, and Aaron Johnson, Megan and Jaden Seale, and Peyton and Mya Kirk . She was preceded in death by husband Curtis, grandson Josh Seale, and a great-grandchild Kymberly Seale.

Visitation will be Thursday, December 8 from 6 to 7 PM at the McCauley-Smith Funeral Home in Munday.

The family suggests memorials to the Goree Cemetery Association or the Munday First Methodist Church.

Friday, December 2, 2011

In Loving Memory...

SEYMOUR — Ruth Bates, 97, of Stephenville, Texas, died Monday, Nov. 28, 2011, in Stephenville.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Goree Cemetery with Benny Archer officiating, under the direction of Archer Funeral Home of Seymour.
Mrs. Bates was a homemaker.

Survivors include two daughters, Jacqueline Wallace of Stephenville and Roxanna Griffore of Danville, Tenn.; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

(Frank Ross Bates (Goree Class of 1957) was son of Ruth and John Bates. Frank died a few years ago.  Not sure what Goree Class Roxanna (Bates) Griffore was in.  Jacqueline (Bates) Wallace is Goree Class of 1955.)