Citation by Publication/Notice Details

Cause Number : 1900149
Name(s) of party to be served : All Persons Claiming An Interest
Court/County : 276th District Court - Marion County (Marion)
Citation Type : Rule 113 - Actions Against Unknown Owners or Claimants of Interest in Land
Publication Start Date :  11/13/2020
Publication End Date :  12/11/2020
Status : Active
Citation/Notice Text :

CLERK OF THE COURT SUSAN ANDERSON 119 W. LAFAYETTE ST, STE 6 JEFFERSON, TEXAS 75657 PETITIONER'S ATTORNEYCLERK OF THE COURT SUSAN ANDERSON 119 W. LAFAYETTE ST, STE 6 JEFFERSON, TEXAS 75657 PETITIONER'S ATTORNEY Scott Rectenwald 110 W. FANNIN ST. MARSHALL, TEXAS 75670 THE STATE OF TEXAS NOTICE TO DEFENDANT(S): "YOU HAVE BEEN SUED. YOU MAY EMPLOY AN ATTORNEY. IF YOU OR YOUR ATTORNEY DO NOT FILE A WRITTEN ANSWER WITH THE CLERK WHO ISSUED THIS CITATION BY 10:00 A.M. ON THE MONDAY NEXT FOLLOWING THE EXPIRATION OF FORTY-TWO (42) DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF ISSUANCE OF THIS CITATION AND PETITION, A DEFAULT JUDGMENT MAY BE TAKEN AGAINST YOU." TO: ALL PERSONS CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THAT 71.992 ACRE TRACT OF LAND IN THE R. MAXWELL SURVEY, A-266, MARION COUNTY, TEXAS, DESCRIBED, IN VOL. 824, PAGE 193 ET SEQ., THE UNKNOWN HEIRS OF ROBERT SMITH AND JUDEA GIPSON SMITH, including Loretta Smith, Shirley Smith, Carol Jones, Patricia Henderson, Deborah Woods, Lepatsy Hawkins, William Woods, Patsy Wilson Hoof, Kenneth Wilson, Artis Wilson, Sarascena Hoof, Levetha Masters, Sevivian Mary Merrick, Edward Washington, Robert Washington, Homer Washington, Larry Washington, Audrey Washington, Jessie Washington, Jr., Celleste Washington, Blondia Washington Martin, Diana Jordan, Rosa Mcintosh Mitchell, Janice Washington, Maurice Washington, Jr., Norma Jean Washington, Mevlin Mcintosh, Calvin Mcintosh, Barbara Randall, Jessie V. "Sonny" Smith, Prince Earl Wendalle Wilke Smith, Morrell Smith, Ernestine Robinson Smith, Thelma Choice, Verdel Thomas, Elvis Smith, Irene Burks, Princetta Smith, Dorris Haggerdy, Waverline Justice, Barbara Record,Liliie Mae Washington Jones Woods, Judia Washington Lang, Jessie Washington, Sevivian Washington Wilson, Maurice Washington, Rubye Nell Ingram, Cheryl Chambers, Alloise Smith and Idel S. King, if any of the foregoing are alive, and if not then their unknown heirs, Defendants, GREETING: YOU ARE HEREBY COMMANDED TO APPEAR BY FILING A WRITTEN ANSWER TO THE PLAINTIFFS' ORIGINAL PETITION AT OR BEFORE TEN O'CLOCK A.M. OF THE MONDAY NEXT AFTER THE EXPIRATION OF FORTY-TWO DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF ISSUANCE OF THIS CITATION AND THE SAME BEING MONDAY, JANUARY 4, 2021 BEFORE THE HONORABLE JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT OF MARION COUNTY, TEXAS, AT THE COURT HOUSE OF SAID COUNTY IN JEFFERSON TEXAS. SAID PLAINTIFF'S PETITION WAS FILED IN SAID COURT ON THE 2SCh DAY OF OCTOBER 019, IN THIS CASE, NUMBERED 1900149 ON THE DOCKET OF SAID COURT, AND STYLED, ROYE. THIGPEN, III, TRUSTEE OF THE SMITHLAND BRANCH FARM TRUST 2011VS. ALL PERSONS CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THAT 71.992 ACRE TRACT OF LAND IN THE R. MAXWELL SURVEY, A-266, MARION COUNTY, TEXAS, DESCRIBED, IN VOL. 824, PAGE 193 ET SEQ., THE UNKNOWN HEIRS OF ROBERT SMITH AND JUDEA GIPSON SMITH THE NAMES OF THE PARTIES TO THE CAUSE ARE AS FOLLOWS: Roy E. Thigpen, III, Trustee of the Smithland Branch Farm Trust 2011, (hereinafter referred to as "Plaintiff'), is Plaintiff, and ALL PERSONS CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THAT 71.992 ACRE TRACT OF LAND IN THE R. MAXWELL SURVEY, A-266, MARION COUNTY, TEXAS, DESCRIBED, IN VOL. 824, PAGE 193 ET SEQ., THE UNKNOWN HEIRS OF ROBERT SMITH AND JUDEA GIPSON SMITH, including Loretta Smith, Shirley Smith, Carol Jones, Patricia Henderson, Deborah Woods, Lepatsy Hawkins, William Woods, Patsy Wilson Hoof, Kenneth Wilson, Artis Wilson, Sarascena Hoof, Levetha Masters, Sevivian Mary Merrick, Edward Washington, Robert Washington, Homer Washington, Larry Washington, Audrey Washington, Jessie Washington, Jr., Celleste Washington, Blondia Washington Martin, Diana Jordan, Rosa Mcintosh Mitchell, Janice Washington, Maurice Washington, Jr., Norma Jean Washington, Mevlin Mcintosh, Calvin Mcintosh, Barbara Randall, Jessie V. "Sonny" Smith, Prince Earl Wendalle Wilke Smith, Morrell Smith, Ernestine Robinson Smith, Thelma Choice, Verdel Thomas, Elvis Smith, Irene Burks, Princetta Smith, Dorris Haggerdy, Waverline Justice, Barbara Record,Lillie Mae Washington Jones Woods, Judia Washington Lang, Jessie Washington, Sevivian Washington Wilson, Maurice Washington, Rubye Nell Ingram, Cheryl Chambers,·-Alloise Smith and Idel S. King, if any of the foregoing are alive, and if not then their unknown heirs, are Defendants. A BRIEF STATEMENT OF THE NATURE OF THIS SUIT IS AS FOLLOWS, TO-WIT: The suit is to quiet title in Plaintiff to all that certain lot, tract or parcel of land situated in Marion County, Texas being a 71.992 ACRE TRACT OF LAND IN THE R. MAXWELL SURVEY, A-266, MARION COUNTY, TEXAS, DESCRIBED, IN VOL. 824, PAGE 193 ET SEQ AS IS MORE FULLY SHOWN BY PLAINTIFFS' PETITION ON FILE IN THIS SUIT. THE OFFICER EXECUTING THIS WRIT SHALL PROMPTLY SERVE THE SAME ACCORDING TO REQUIREMENTS OF LAW AND THE MANDATES THEREOF AND MAKE DUE RETURN AS THE LAW DIRECTS. ISSUED AND GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND SEAL OF SAID COURT IN MARSHALL, HARRISON COUNTY, TEXAS, ON THIS --13..th._ DAY OF November, 2020. ATTEST: SUSAN ANDERSON, CLERK, DISTRICT COURT, MARION COUNTY, TEXAS BY: 3~ ~ Wu:tft14~_k, if>EPUTY SHERIFF'S RETURN Came to hand on the day of , 2020 at __ _ o'clock __ .M. and executed in Marion County, Texas, by publishing once each week for four consecutive weeks at least twenty-eight days before the return date noted on this citation, in a newspaper published in Marion County, Texas. Service Expenses Mileage Process Server Scott Rectenwald 110 W. FANNIN ST. MARSHALL, TEXAS 75670 THE STATE OF TEXAS NOTICE TO DEFENDANT(S): "YOU HAVE BEEN SUED. YOU MAY EMPLOY AN ATTORNEY. IF YOU OR YOUR ATTORNEY DO NOT FILE A WRITTEN ANSWER WITH THE CLERK WHO ISSUED THIS CITATION BY 10:00 A.M. ON THE MONDAY NEXT FOLLOWING THE EXPIRATION OF FORTY-TWO (42) DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF ISSUANCE OF THIS CITATION AND PETITION, A DEFAULT JUDGMENT MAY BE TAKEN AGAINST YOU." TO: ALL PERSONS CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THAT 71.992 ACRE TRACT OF LAND IN THE R. MAXWELL SURVEY, A-266, MARION COUNTY, TEXAS, DESCRIBED, IN VOL. 824, PAGE 193 ET SEQ., THE UNKNOWN HEIRS OF ROBERT SMITH AND JUDEA GIPSON SMITH, including Loretta Smith, Shirley Smith, Carol Jones, Patricia Henderson, Deborah Woods, Lepatsy Hawkins, William Woods, Patsy Wilson Hoof, Kenneth Wilson, Artis Wilson, Sarascena Hoof, Levetha Masters, Sevivian Mary Merrick, Edward Washington, Robert Washington, Homer Washington, Larry Washington, Audrey Washington, Jessie Washington, Jr., Celleste Washington, Blondia Washington Martin, Diana Jordan, Rosa Mcintosh Mitchell, Janice Washington, Maurice Washington, Jr., Norma Jean Washington, Mevlin Mcintosh, Calvin Mcintosh, Barbara Randall, Jessie V. "Sonny" Smith, Prince Earl Wendalle Wilke Smith, Morrell Smith, Ernestine Robinson Smith, Thelma Choice, Verdel Thomas, Elvis Smith, Irene Burks, Princetta Smith, Dorris Haggerdy, Waverline Justice, Barbara Record,Liliie Mae Washington Jones Woods, Judia Washington Lang, Jessie Washington, Sevivian Washington Wilson, Maurice Washington, Rubye Nell Ingram, Cheryl Chambers, Alloise Smith and Idel S. King, if any of the foregoing are alive, and if not then their unknown heirs, Defendants, GREETING: YOU ARE HEREBY COMMANDED TO APPEAR BY FILING A WRITTEN ANSWER TO THE PLAINTIFFS' ORIGINAL PETITION AT OR BEFORE TEN O'CLOCK A.M. OF THE MONDAY NEXT AFTER THE EXPIRATION OF FORTY-TWO DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF ISSUANCE OF THIS CITATION AND THE SAME BEING MONDAY, JANUARY 4, 2021 BEFORE THE HONORABLE JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT OF MARION COUNTY, TEXAS, AT THE COURT HOUSE OF SAID COUNTY IN JEFFERSON TEXAS. SAID PLAINTIFF'S PETITION WAS FILED IN SAID COURT ON THE 2SCh DAY OF OCTOBER 019, IN THIS CASE, NUMBERED 1900149 ON THE DOCKET OF SAID COURT, AND STYLED, ROYE. THIGPEN, III, TRUSTEE OF THE SMITHLAND BRANCH FARM TRUST 2011VS. ALL PERSONS CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THAT 71.992 ACRE TRACT OF LAND IN THE R. MAXWELL SURVEY, A-266, MARION COUNTY, TEXAS, DESCRIBED, IN VOL. 824, PAGE 193 ET SEQ., THE UNKNOWN HEIRS OF ROBERT SMITH AND JUDEA GIPSON SMITH THE NAMES OF THE PARTIES TO THE CAUSE ARE AS FOLLOWS: Roy E. Thigpen, III, Trustee of the Smithland Branch Farm Trust 2011, (hereinafter referred to as "Plaintiff'), is Plaintiff, and ALL PERSONS CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THAT 71.992 ACRE TRACT OF LAND IN THE R. MAXWELL SURVEY, A-266, MARION COUNTY, TEXAS, DESCRIBED, IN VOL. 824, PAGE 193 ET SEQ., THE UNKNOWN HEIRS OF ROBERT SMITH AND JUDEA GIPSON SMITH, including Loretta Smith, Shirley Smith, Carol Jones, Patricia Henderson, Deborah Woods, Lepatsy Hawkins, William Woods, Patsy Wilson Hoof, Kenneth Wilson, Artis Wilson, Sarascena Hoof, Levetha Masters, Sevivian Mary Merrick, Edward Washington, Robert Washington, Homer Washington, Larry Washington, Audrey Washington, Jessie Washington, Jr., Celleste Washington, Blondia Washington Martin, Diana Jordan, Rosa Mcintosh Mitchell, Janice Washington, Maurice Washington, Jr., Norma Jean Washington, Mevlin Mcintosh, Calvin Mcintosh, Barbara Randall, Jessie V. "Sonny" Smith, Prince Earl Wendalle Wilke Smith, Morrell Smith, Ernestine Robinson Smith, Thelma Choice, Verdel Thomas, Elvis Smith, Irene Burks, Princetta Smith, Dorris Haggerdy, Waverline Justice, Barbara Record,Lillie Mae Washington Jones Woods, Judia Washington Lang, Jessie Washington, Sevivian Washington Wilson, Maurice Washington, Rubye Nell Ingram, Cheryl Chambers,·-Alloise Smith and Idel S. King, if any of the foregoing are alive, and if not then their unknown heirs, are Defendants. A BRIEF STATEMENT OF THE NATURE OF THIS SUIT IS AS FOLLOWS, TO-WIT: The suit is to quiet title in Plaintiff to all that certain lot, tract or parcel of land situated in Marion County, Texas being a 71.992 ACRE TRACT OF LAND IN THE R. MAXWELL SURVEY, A-266, MARION COUNTY, TEXAS, DESCRIBED, IN VOL. 824, PAGE 193 ET SEQ AS IS MORE FULLY SHOWN BY PLAINTIFFS' PETITION ON FILE IN THIS SUIT. THE OFFICER EXECUTING THIS WRIT SHALL PROMPTLY SERVE THE SAME ACCORDING TO REQUIREMENTS OF LAW AND THE MANDATES THEREOF AND MAKE DUE RETURN AS THE LAW DIRECTS. ISSUED AND GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND SEAL OF SAID COURT IN MARSHALL, HARRISON COUNTY, TEXAS, ON THIS --13..th._ DAY OF November, 2020. ATTEST: SUSAN ANDERSON, CLERK, DISTRICT COURT, MARION COUNTY, TEXAS BY: 3~ ~ Wu:tft14~_k, if>EPUTY SHERIFF'S RETURN Came to hand on the day of , 2020 at __ _ o'clock __ .M. and executed in Marion County, Texas, by publishing once each week for four consecutive weeks at least twenty-eight days before the return date noted on this citation, in a newspaper published in Marion County, Texas. Service Expenses Mileage Process Server