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Wednesday, October 21, 2015 • Posted October 21, 2015 • Photos
Jo Ann Barwise passed away Thursday, October 15th, at the age of 79. She is survived by her husband, Walter Barise; son, Dr. Britt Barwise & wife Christy of Port Aransas; grandchildren, Kylee & Mason Barwise; sister, Jane Zesch & husband Ronny of Mason. Jo Ann was born January 18, 1936, in Mason, to Sam & Willie Mae Doell Brandenberger.
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 • Posted October 21, 2015 • Photos
Aloise Kuykendall, formerly of Midland, passed away on Monday, October 12, at the age of 90. Mrs. Kuykendall is survived by her daughter Karen Kuykendall Collins and husband Scott of Trophy Club, Texas, two grandsons Tyler James Collins and Chase Allen Collins, both of Trophy Club and several nieces and nephews.
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 • Posted October 21, 2015 • Photos
Annie Ruth Goff, of Mason, passed away on Monday, October 12, at the age of 90. She was born on December 9, 1924, in Coryell County, Texas, to Otis Lee Gordon and Myrtle Holtzclaw Gordon. She lived in Mason for much of her life before moving to Kerrville the last few years to be closer to her daughter. Mrs.
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 • Posted October 21, 2015 • Photos
Alfred Lee Koerner, of Arlington and formerly of Mason, passed away on Sunday, October 11, at the age of 76. Alfred was born in Mason on June 30, 1939, to Eddie Rudolph Koerner and Iva Keith Koerner. He was raised in Mason. On August 3, 1973, Alfred married Sue Goss in Abilene.
Wednesday, October 14, 2015 • Posted October 14, 2015
Annie Ruth Goff, of Mason, passed away on Monday, October 12, at the age of 90. Mrs. Goff is survived by her children Cathy Davis and husband Jim, of Kerrville, Bobby Duffy of Ingram and Billy Duffy of Little Rock, Arkansas, 7 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren along with 2 sisters Barbara Denning of Lubbock and Joyce Basham of Round Rock.
Wednesday, October 14, 2015 • Posted October 14, 2015
Helen Joyce Nicholson Westbrook, age 81, of Arlington, passed away October 5, 2015. Helen spent her entire career helping others as a surgical nurse at Arlington Memorial Hospital and then as a surgical assistant for Arlington Neurosurgical Association. She was a highly respected professional who loved her career and helping others.
Wednesday, October 14, 2015 • Posted October 14, 2015
Alfred Lee Koerner, of Arlington, passed away on Sunday, October 11, at the age of 76. Mr. Koerner is survived by his wife Shirley Sue Koerner, of Arlington, four children: Eddie Koerner of Arlington, Rodney Koerner of Austin, Tammy Koerner Lucio, of Lubbock and Janna Koerner Settles of Combine along with 8 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 • Posted October 7, 2015
Joe Kirk Smith of Brady was born on April 20, 1926, in Algerita, Texas, to Felix (Smitty) and Millie Smith. He passed away at home on Wednesday, September 23, 2015, at the age of 89. Joe Kirk graduated from Brady High School in 1944. He married Billie Jean Burger, his wife of 71 years, on June 10, 1944, in San Saba, Texas.
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 • Posted October 7, 2015 • Photos
The Lord Jesus took Evelyn Janette Spaulding peacefully in her sleep on September 29, 2015. She was born April 21, 1944, in San Antonio, Texas. On January 18, 1964, she married the love of her life Chester Spaulding, Jr., and they were married for 51 years. They had four children, Mark, Chester, Shana and Gordon, and 10 grandchildren and one great grandchild (Evelyn, Carter, Tabby, Zach, Madison, Jacob, Adriele, Alexa, Chase, Cote, Lalania and Asia).
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 • Posted September 30, 2015 • Photos
Homer Joseph “Pat” Patterson, 72, of Kerrville, TX, passed away on September 26th in San Antonio, TX after a brief illness. He was born in Scotts Bluff, NE, to Greta Adeline Williams Patterson and Chester Virgil Patterson on September 21, 1943. He married the love of his life Jimmie Nell White on August 26th, 1965, in Boerne, TX. He served in the Navy at Beeville, TX.
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 • Posted September 23, 2015 • Photos
Lois Kay, Mrs. Carlton Eckert, passed away Monday, September 21st at the age of 73. Lois is survived by her husband, Carlton Eckert of Fredericksburg; daughters: Stacey Eckert of Houston; Teri Eckert-Cox & husband Mark Cox of Denton; grandchildren: Spencer, Gabrielle, & Hayden Cox; brother, Larry Willmann & wife Dian of Mason & mother-in-law, Myrtle Eckert of Fredericksburg. Lois was born November 29, 1941, in Fredericksburg, to Clifford & Helen Itz Willmann.
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 • Posted September 23, 2015 • Photos
FORT WORTH, TEXAS - Michael D. Polk, 62, of Fort Worth, TX, passed away after several years of physical difficulties. He was born November 5, 1952, in Odessa, TX, while his dad was there with an oil company. The family moved back to Fort Worth in 1957, where Michael lived for the rest of his life. He was in the construction business for a few years before getting into another field where he was the manager of an oil well supply company for many years.
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 • Posted September 16, 2015 • Photos
Guadalupe C. Avalos, of Mason, passed away on Wednesday, September 9, at the age of 85. A Rosary was held on Friday evening, September 11, at 7:00 p.m. at Mason Funeral Home. Visitation with the family was Thursday from noon to 5 and throughout the day on Friday. The funeral service was held on Saturday at 11:00 a.m.
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 • Posted September 16, 2015 • Photos
Clinton Blackmon passed away on September 8, 2015, in San Angelo, Texas. He was born March 31, 1928, in William D. Blackmon and Robena Pool Blackmon. He is survived by Rosa Lange, Mason, Tx; Betty Blackmon, Austin, Tx; and, Doris Burke, Waco, Tx. He was preceded in death by sister Charlotte Clayton and brother Howard Blackmon of Mississippi. Clinton served in World War II in Germany.
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 • Posted September 16, 2015 • Photos
Charlene Nash, 81 of Lampasas, Texas, died September 9, 2015, at Trinity Mother Frances Hospital in Tyler. Charlene was born June 11, 1934, in Mason, Texas, the daughter of Arthur William Eckert and Nettie Matilda (Hasse) Eckert. Charlene grew up in Mason. She attended a 1 room school house in Long Mountain, Texas and went on to graduate from high school in Mason.