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Wednesday, March 13, 2013 • Posted March 15, 2013
MONAHANS - Elva Lee Sanders, 101 of Monahans, died Thursday, March 7, 2013 at Monahans Managed Care Center. Services were held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday at Harkey Funeral Home Chapel with Owen Sharp officiating. Burial was at Resthaven Cemetery on Monday in Menard. Arrangements were by Harkey Funeral Home. She was born in Mason County, Texas.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 • Posted March 15, 2013
Ruth E. Durst, age 83 of Kerrville, passed away Thursday, January 17, 2013, in a local care center. She was born November 25, 1929 in Harper, TX to James and Cora Lee (Rogers) Custer. On May 30, 1947, she married Lewis William Durst in Mason, TX. He preceded her in death on May 31, 2008.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 • Posted March 15, 2013 • Photos
Scott Paul Spencer, age 62, of Hilda, TX, passed away Monday, March 4, 2013. He was born to Frank Spencer and Dorothy Brinkoeter Spencer in San Antonio, Texas, on December 17, 1950. He was preceded in death by his father, Frank, and his sister, Beverly. He leaves behind his mother, Dorothy; wife, Cindy; son, Aaron and wife, Cynthia; daughter, Kelly and husband, Shane; grandchildren: Hunter, Guy, Catherine, and Emma; stepson, Phillip; stepdaughter, Carolyn and husband, Charlie.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 • Posted March 13, 2013 • Photos
JUNCTION – Sara White Ringling, 75, of Junction, TX passed from this life and joined her family in heaven on Friday, March 1, 2013. She was born on August 25, 1937 in Sarasota, FL to Edwin James White and Eleanor Higel White-Scott. Sara made homes in Sarasota, FL, Bangs, TX, and Junction, TX.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 • Posted March 6, 2013
Our beloved uncle, Charles Franklin Thomas, Jr., passed away on February 20, 2013, peacefully, in Fredericksburg, Texas, at the age of 91. Uncle Charles was born on October 21, 1921, in Kansas City, Missouri, to Charles Franklin Thomas, Sr. and Georgia Tabitha (Chenault) Thomas. When Charles was a baby, the family, which included his older sister Etta Carol (Thomas) Reed, moved to Brownsville, Texas.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 • Posted March 6, 2013 • Photos
Helen Grace Burnett McCormick, 77, of Amarillo, died Friday, March 1, 2013. Visitation with the family was at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, March 4, 2013, at Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel, 2800 Paramount Blvd. Services were scheduled at 11:00 a.m. with Gene Shelburne and Lyndon Latham officiating. Mrs. McCormick was born March 13, 1935, in Fredonia, TX, to Arch and Pauline Burnett.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 • Posted March 6, 2013 • Photos
Memphis, TX – Funeral services for Josie Morquecho Garcia, 56, of Memphis, TX, were held at 2:00 P.M. Thursday, February 28, 2013, at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Memphis, Texas with Father David Contreras officiating. Burial followed in Fairview Cemetery under the personal care of Hughs Funeral Home of Memphis, TX. Rosary services were at 7:00 P.M., Wednesday, February 27, 2103 at Hughs Funeral Home Memorial Chapel. Josie Morquecho Garcia was born on September 27, 1956, in Frederick ...
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 • Posted March 6, 2013 • Photos
Sgt. Major Alfred (Fred) Cardenas, passed from this life on Friday, March 1, 2013. He was 77 years old. He was born in Satin, Texas, near Waco, on January 2, 1936. He grew up mostly in Austin and spent 25 years in the Army, serving two tours in Vietnam. In 1985, he went to work for the Postal Service and retired in 1996, and he and his wife moved to Mason in 1997.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 • Posted February 20, 2013
Mr. Samuel Martinez, of Mason, passed away on Sunday, February 17, at the age of 52. Mr. Martinez is survived by his wife Pinkie Martinez of DeLeon, three children: Sam Christopher Martinez of DeLeon, Crystal Beamer and husband Carl of Harrisburg, PA and Solita Menchaca of San Antonio; his parents Arculano and Isabel Martinez of Mason; three brothers, Joe Martinez and wife Irene, Daniel Martinez and wife Becky and Chappo Martinez all of Mason and four sisters Rosa Morquecho and husband Ernest ...
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 • Posted February 20, 2013
Daniel L. Walker of Austin passed away peacefully on February 6th, 2013, surrounded by his loving family. Danny was born in San Benito, TX, on January 15th 1946. He loved fishing, all sports, especially High School football, and his real passion was his children and grandchildren. He leaves behind his beloved wife of 30 years, Donice, and the pride and joy of his life, his three sons.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 • Posted February 13, 2013 • Photos
David Aguero Ramos, age 76, of Fredericksburg, passed away Friday, February 8, 2013, at Fredericksburg Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services were held Monday, February 11, at 2:00 p.m. at Mason funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Hector Lopez and Abel Cantu officiating. Interment followed at Bethel Cemetery in Camp Air, Texas.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 • Posted February 13, 2013 • Photos
Our Lord called home to Himself on Tuesday, Dec. 4, Edna Willey, 84, of Arlington. Funeral services were held on Dec. 7 at St. Barnabas United Methodist Church in Arlington. Graveside committal services and inurnment will be at Wimberley Cemetery on Saturday, Feb. 23 at 2 p.m. Edna was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Travis T.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 • Posted February 6, 2013 • Photos
Valentina C. Dominguez, of Mason, passed away on Tuesday, January 29, at the age of 69. Funeral services were held on Friday, February 1, at 10:00 a.m. in the Mason Funeral Home chapel. Interment followed in the Gooch Cemetery. A prayer service was held Thursday evening at 7:00 p.m. at Mason Funeral Home.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 • Posted February 6, 2013 • Photos
Stephen Anthony (Tony) Keller, “Toe Knee,” 60, passed away on January 31, 2013. He was born on January 23, 1953, to Byron and Lois Keller in the original red-brick Seton Hospital on West 26th in Austin, Texas . Tony grew up in Austin, Texas. He attended St. Austin’s and Sacred Heart Catholic Schools grades 1-8, 9 & 10th at Lafayette High, Louisiana and graduated from John H.
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 • Posted January 30, 2013 • Photos
Pearl Emma Leifeste, of Art, passed away on Sunday, January 27, at the age of 100. Pearl was born in Mason County on October 18, 1912, to Adolph Vater and Medora Dannheim Vater. She was raised in the Art Community. On September 18, 1931, Pearl married Reuben Leifeste at the Art North Methodist Church.