2011-01-06 / Front Page


Roy Leo Hoven, 94, of San Antonio, Texas died Jan. 8, 2011.
He was born May 25, 1916. He was a native of Jackson. He was a member of Stave Creek Baptist Church in Jackson where he was a deacon and Sunday school teacher for many years. He was a Mason. He was a veteran of World War II serving in the United States Army. He was a diehard Auburn fan and loved gardening. He was a self-employed wholesale distributor.
Survivors include his wife of 67 years, Myrtie Mae Hoven, San Antonio, Texas; one daughter, Debbie (David) Morris, San Antonio, Texas; one brother, David Hoven, Mobile; two sisters, Lottie Ann Counselman, Birmingham, Mary Agnes Mills, Jackson; three grandchildren, Jennifer Duplissey, Kristin Morris, both of San Antonio, Texas; three great-grandchildren, Reagan Audrey Duplissey, Reese Adeline Davis, Flynn Riley Davis, all of San Antonio, Texas.
Visitation will be Thursday, Jan. 13 from 1 p.m. until the 2 p.m. service. Burial will be in Stave Creek Cemetery in Jackson.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to your favorite charity or charities.
An online guest book may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes.com.

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