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Wednesday, July 1, 2015 • Posted July 2, 2015 • Photos
On Saturday, June 27, 2015 Heaven gained another of God’s true servants. Helen Kasper Willis was born on October 8, 1929 to A.F. (Jack) Kasper and Mamie Leifeste Kasper in Mason, Texas. She could trace her ancestry back to the first German settlers in the Hill Country. She was baptized and confirmed at St.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 • Posted July 2, 2015
William Larry Wilson, 74, was born in Mason County on September 2, 1940. Recently a resident in Harper Texas and a former resident of El Paso, Texas City and Odessa, Texas. A wonderful, devoted father to his family and friends. He was the first college graduate in his family with a Master’s in Business Administration.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 • Posted July 2, 2015 • Photos
Clara Julia McInnis of Mason, Texas, passed away on Thursday, June 25, 2015, at the age of 101. She was born on November 23rd, 1913, in Travis County, Texas, to Alfred and Emma Gertsman Rosenbusch, and was the third of eight children. Clara’s family operated a small farm in the community of Mudd (Pace Bend), Texas, and spoke only German until the children started school.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 • Posted June 24, 2015 • Photos
Dorothy Christine Feuerbacher, age 90 of Weir, Tx., passed away on Thursday, June 18th, 2015. She was born on October 2nd, 1924, in Leander, Tx., to Elvie and Elvin Simpson. She was preceded in death by her husband Wayne Feuerbacher, sister Irene Dedear and brothers Roy, Bobbie and Eugene Simpson. She is survived by her daughters Chris Peters and husband Henry, Teri McClelland and husband Mark and son Robert Feuerbacher and wife Dixie of Mason.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 • Posted June 19, 2015 • Photos
Ann Hedwig Martin passed away on Thursday, June 11, 2015. Survivors include two daughters, Rebecca McCarty and husband Ian of Seattle, Washington, and Lisa Keller of Brady; a brother, Bill Martin, Jr. and wife Priscilla of Loyal Valley; a sister, Judy Bennett and husband Paul of Parker, Colorado; and numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 • Updated June 10, 2015 2:19 PM • Photos
LaJean Hambright, age 85, passed away peacefully on June 1, 2015, in Odessa, Texas. Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m., Thursday June 4, 2015, at Eisenhower Church of Christ with Allen Weakland officiating. Burial followed at Sunset Memorial Gardens. LaJean Buntyn Thomas Hambright was born in Mason, Texas, to Van Tyson Buntyn and Cordie Thompson Buntyn on July 5, 1929.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 • Updated June 10, 2015 2:19 PM • Photos
Ethyl Mae Jordan Byrn was born in Art, Texas, on January 6, 1928. She was the eldest daughter of Frank E. and Ella Eckert Jordan. In 1941, Ethyl’s family moved to Stephenville, Texas where she graduated from high school. She received the American Legion Citizenship Award and was elected Class Favorite two years in a row.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 • Updated June 10, 2015 2:18 PM • Photos
Charlene Thomas, of Brady, passed away on Sunday, June 7, at the age of 75. Visitation with the family will be on Wednesday, June 10 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at Mason Funeral Home. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, at 3:00 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Mason with Rev.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 • Posted June 10, 2015
Vivian Kelso Reynolds, 78, of Redfield, Arkansas, passed away on January 30, 2013. She was born April 11, 1934, in Mason, Texas, to the late Winchester and Bricy Higgins Kelso. She was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. She was preceded in death by: son, Gary Don Reynolds; grandson, Cleveland Reynolds. She is survived by her husband, Boyd Reynolds; son, Calvin Reynolds of Redfield, AR; two grandchildren; three great grandchildren; brothers, J.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 • Posted May 20, 2015
Candelaria Hernandez Luna, 64, of Leander Texas, was called by our heavenly father to her eternal rest on Saturday, May 16, 2015. Affectionately known to her family and friends as “Candy”, she was born in Levelland, Texas to Micaela and Pedro Hernandez, longtime residents of Mason, Texas. A devoted, loving mother and wife, she is survived by her husband, Harry Luna, her son Dennis Rodriguez and fiancé Michelle Wygle, her brother Marcelo Hernandez of Casa Grande, AZ, and her sister Vivi ...
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 • Posted May 20, 2015 • Photos
Patsy Crouch, of Mason, passed away on Thursday, May 14, at the age of 75. Visitation with the family was Friday evening from 5 to 7 p.m. at Mason Funeral Home. Funeral services for Patsy Crouch were graveside at the Gooch Cemetery in Mason on Saturday, May 16, at 10:00 a.m. Survivors include her children Sammy Crouch and wife Paula of Mason, Brenda Hooten of Plano, Pam Beam and husband Joe of Mason, Cindy Smith of Mason and Marcus Garner and wife Sarah of Roy, Washington, a brother, Ronnie ...
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 • Posted May 13, 2015 • Photos
Billie Louise Crouch was born on November 2, 1926, to Ruben and Maye Ake. She went home to the Lord on May 10, 2015. Billie was born in Snyder, Texas and lived most of her l;ife in Mason. On April 20, 1942, she married the love of her life, Carlton Crouch.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 • Posted May 6, 2015 • Photos
Ruby R. (Floyd) Keith, 85, of Brady and formerly of Mason, passed away on Monday, April 27, 2015, in Brady. Services were held at 2:00 P.M. on Friday, May 1, 2015 at Heritage Funeral Home in Brady with burial following in Rest Haven Cemetery. Visitation with the family was held from 1:00 P.M.-2:00 P.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 • Posted May 6, 2015
Ray Starks, formerly of Mason and Kerrville, passed away on Tuesday, April 28, at the age of 72. Mr. Starks is survived by two sisters Jeannine Ketchum and husband James of Burnet and Shirley Ross of Comfort. Ray had lived in Kerrville since the 1960s and for many years, Ray owned and operated Head Masters Beauty Salon in Kerrville. Ray was born and raised in Mason and was a graduate of Mason High School.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 • Posted May 6, 2015
Cooper Ray Burnett, infant son of Robert and Lisa (Click) Burnett passed away Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at the University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City. Cooper Ray was born three months early, on October 31, 2014 at the University of Iowa Hospitals. He was loving and compassionately cared for over the last six months by the nurses and doctors of the UIHC NICU. Along with his parents, Cooper’s family includes his grandparents, Carol (Beans) and Carl Duke of Coopersburg, PA and Bobby Ray and M ...