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Wednesday, November 20, 2013 • Posted November 20, 2013
Billy Joe Dockal, of Mason, passed away on Wednesday, November 13, at the age of 85. He was born in McCulloch County on October 20, 1928, to Adolf D. Dockal and Viola Palmer Dockal. On December 14, 1947 he married Nina M. Waller at her parents’ home in Mason. They were together for 60 years until her passing in 2008.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 • Posted November 20, 2013 • Photos
Doris Roebuck Hansen, formerly of Sunrise Beach, TX, died October 26, 2013, in Fredericksburg at the age of 94 1/2. She was the first born child of Dr. Fred G. Roebuck and Blanche Stokes Roebuck, who predeceased her. Doris was born in Bearden, Arkansas on January 27, 1919. She lived her early years in Little Rock, Prescott and Pine Bluff, Arkansas.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 • Posted November 20, 2013 • Photos
Doris Elaine Atwood, 77, a warrior in Christ, became united with her Lord and Savior after a long battle with illness on November 11, 2013. Born November 23, 1935, Elaine married the love of her life, Winfred H. Atwood, May 11, 1957. He preceded her in death in 2003. Born and raised in Melvin, Texas, Elaine graduated from Melvin High School, later attending college in San Angelo and Austin.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 • Posted November 20, 2013 • Photos
Carl James Watson, 74, of Mason, TX, passed away at his home, November 13, 2013. Carl was born January 15, 1939, in Comanche, TX, the son of Carl Edward “Jiggs” Watson and Dieletta Hickey Watson. Carl lived most of his early life in West Texas, graduating from Midland High School in 1957.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 • Posted November 13, 2013 • Photos
Dorothy Nell “Dottie” Ramsey, nee Mosley, passed away in San Antonio, TX on her 92nd birthday, October 29, 2013, born on that day in 1921 in Waco, TX. She and her husband Max E. Ramsey owned property in Mason with Dick Stengel Jr. and spent significant time in the community from 1980 until his death in 1998. The little girl, born Dorothy Nell Mosley in Waco, TX, who knocked on back doors to visit neighbors despite her mother’s admonitions to stay in the yard, grew up to be Donnie, the gr ...
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 • Posted November 6, 2013
Gordon Ray Wartenbach died on June 6, 2013, in a Dallas hospital. Gordon was born to Wallace and Selecta Wartenbach on March 30, 1934, in Mason, Texas. He attended Mason public schools and was active in choral groups and music events throughout his school years. After service in the U.S.
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 • Posted November 6, 2013 • Photos
Shirley Larrimore, formerly of Kingsland, passed away on Wednesday, October 30, at the age of 81. Mrs. Larrimore is survived by three sons: Steven Phillip Blakeman of Port Angeles, WA, Scott Dell Blakeman of Montgomery, TX and Robert Dale McLucas of Austin, TX, a step daughter Jennifer Willie of Mason and two sisters Barbara Brend of Sugarland and Beverly Kester of San Antonio. Funeral services for Shirley Ann Jeessen Larrimore were held on Monday, November 4, at 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 • Posted November 6, 2013 • Photos
Virgil Leslie Feazell, 84, passed peacefully on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, at home.  He was born on June 11, 1929, in Midland, Texas, to Virgel Feazell and Myrtle Lindsey Feazell.  He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Rose Marie of Brady, children Shelly, Sherry, Pamela, Michael and Denise, eight grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 • Posted November 6, 2013 • Photos
Frances Haler Priess, 86, long time resident of Mason, Texas went to her heavenly home on Saturday, November 2. Frances Lee Haler was born on December 23, 1926, in Mason to George and Grace Ledbetter Haler. She was baptized in the German Methodist Church in Mason and was confirmed on April 6, 1944, in St.
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 • Posted October 31, 2013 • Photos
K. Marie Beam, 86, of London, Texas passed from this life on October 22, 2013, at a local hospital. Marie was born April 9, 1927, in Eldorado, Texas to Joe F. and Lilly Mae (Mercer) Wilson. In her early childhood she lived on a ranch far from any town where she rode horses and took care of sheep with her father.
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 • Posted October 31, 2013 • Photos
On a bright fall day, October 21, our husband, Daddy, and “Dee-Dee” went home to be with his Lord. Earl Poston was born on August 20, 1932, in Collin County, Texas, to John and Lillie Poston, on a farm near the community of Culleoka. He served his country in the U.S.
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 • Posted October 23, 2013 • Photos
Paul Toeppich passed away Wednesday, October 16, 2013, at the age of 65. He was born to Robert and Ruby (Birk) Toeppich August 4, 1948 in Llano, Texas. Paul was a member of St. James Lutheran Church in Llano. He spent most of his life between Mason and Llano Counties.
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 • Posted October 23, 2013
Jesse “Jay” Kuhne, 91, of Fort Worth, Texas passed away Saturday, October 12, 2013, at his home. Jay was born September 14, 1922, in Runge, Texas, and served in the Army during World War II. He graduated from Texas A&M at Kingsville with a degree in Engineering and was a retired home builder and businessman, as well as a fine gentleman and active member of the Methodist Church.
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 • Posted October 23, 2013 • Photos
Gai Ann Harper, of Mason, passed away on Thursday, October 10, at the age of 64. Survivors include her husband Sam “Buzzy” Harper, of Mason, her daughter Toy Hardin and husband Cole of San Angelo, two grandchildren Case and Caylee Hardin, both of San Angelo, a sister Holly Golden and husband George of Corpus Christi, sister-in-law Yvonne Eckert and brother-in-law Dayton Harper. Gai Ann was born in San Angelo, the daughter of Holland Smith and Hazel Smallwood Smith.
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 • Posted October 16, 2013 • Photos
Ruth Dannheim, of Mason, passed away on Thursday, October 10, at the age of 92. Mrs. Dannheim is survived by her daughters Jennifer Brinlee and husband Dan of Mason and Deanna Handlin and husband Don of Mason, four grandchildren Rebecca Brinlee and finance‘ Tyler Romney, Michael Brinlee and wife Emilee, Coby Owen and wife Stacy, Cheryl Bahm and husband Trey and 13 great-grandchildren.