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Wednesday, November 19, 2014 • Posted November 21, 2014 • Photos
Jodie Everett Wunneburger passed away at LBJ Medical Center Johnson City Tx November 13 , 2014 at the age of 90 years. Joe was born in Paige Tx November 18, 1923 to Sam and Lula Thames Wunneburger. Joe served in the Navy during World War 2 and the Korean War. After his Naval discharge he was a Carpenter by trade.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 • Posted November 21, 2014
Josette Swick Dave, 47 of Blanco passed away on Saturday November 8th at her home. Graveside services will be 11:00 A.M., November 14, 2014 at San Fernando Cemetery #2, 746 Castroville Rd., San Antonio, Texas 78237 under the direction of Crofts – Crow Funeral Home in Blanco, Texas. Josette was born April 16, 1967 in Cumberland, Maryland to JoAnn (Smith) Eslora and James Wenton Swick.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 • Posted November 21, 2014 • Photos
Gary Wayne Williams, 68, passed away at his home in Blanco, TX, Tuesday November 11. Gary was born on November 25, 1945 to Jess Frank Williams Sr. and Lorraine (Burt) Williams in Houston, TX. Gary served in the Navy four years after graduating from Galena Park High School in 1964. After serving in Florida and Japan, Gary went to work for Arco Refinery in Pasadena, TX until he moved to Blanco in 1994. Gary is survived by Donna Redding of Blanco, sons Jesse Williams of Blanco and Michael Willi ...
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 • Posted November 21, 2014 • Photos
Dr. Richard Wayne LaBuhn, beloved husband, father, brother, son, and friend passed away on November 11, 2014, in Blanco County. Dr. LaBuhn was born to Jack and Wanda LaBuhn on January 22, 1970, in New Braunfels, TX. Rick was a loving and devoted husband to Jennie Evans LaBuhn, and beloved father to three daughters, Abigail 11, Lilly Ann 8, and Sydney Lauren 15. Rick dedicated his life to service to children through various school districts.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 • Posted November 14, 2014 • Photos
Long-time resident of Orange, Texas Jewell Hamilton died November 9, 2014 at age 96, surrounded by loving family at her daughter’s home in Blanco, Texas, where she has lived the past few years. Jewell spent most of her adult life in Orange, Texas, and was a long-time member of the First Baptist Church in Orange. Creasy Jewell Fortenberry Hamilton was born September 13, 1918 in Cherokee Community, Tyler County, Texas to Markus Laffett Fortenberry and Cora Weeks Fortenberry.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 • Posted November 14, 2014 • Photos
Larry Dwayne Haley, 50, passed away Monday, November 10, 2014 at his home in Johnson City, Texas. Larry was born August 27, 1964, in San Antonio, Texas to Patricia Ann (Riba) Haley and James Cleveland Haley. He graduated from LBJ High School, Johnson City in 1983 and after various jobs he pursued a career in law enforcement.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 • Posted November 14, 2014
Hilda Mata “Nana” Garcia, 72 of Blanco passed away on Saturday November 8th at her home. Visitation will be on Tuesday November 11th from 3:00 to 6:00 PM with services to follow at 6:00 PM at Crofts – Crow Funeral Chapel in Blanco, Texas. Hilda was born April 8, 1942 in Falfurrias, Texas to Saturnino and Sofia (Benavides) Mata.
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 • Posted November 6, 2014 • Photos
Frank Roosevelt Bushong, 69, of Round Rock, Texas, passed away on October 28, 2014. He was born on August 25, 1945, in Temple, Texas, to James R. Bushong and Leona A. Pringle Bushong. He was raised in Texas and Louisiana, and he graduated from high school in Leesville, Louisiana. He married Christine Elizabeth Moore on August 27, 1965. Frank proudly served his country as a Staff Sergeant in the U.S.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 • Posted October 31, 2014 • Photos
Claron Lee Cage passed away at home surrounded by family. Lee was preceded in death by his father, Claron West Cage, and is survived by his wife, Barbara, mother, Doris Cage, sisters Cindy Waggoner, Irene Cage (Ren Pevoto), and Fern Hardy (Randy), step-sons Steven Wilson (Christa), Nathan Wilson, and Forrest Wilson (Kimberly), eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 • Posted October 24, 2014 • Photos
Kenneth Wede Schuetz, age 73, passed away on Thursday, October 16, 2014, in Abilene, Texas. He was born on August 1, 1941, in Blanco, Texas, to Kermit and Edna (Hudspeth) Schuetz. He served in the United States Navy for four years and was on high alert during the Cuban Crisis. On May 30, 1966, he was united in marriage to Janice Gelvern in Orange, Texas.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 • Posted October 16, 2014
Moses Harry Hesskew, “The Watermelon Man,” 80, of Blanco, formerly from Floresville, passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 11, 2014 surrounded by his family. Funeral services were held at 10am Tuesday, October 14th at Blanco Cemetery. Visitation was held on Monday from 5-7pm at Crofts-Crow Funeral Home in Blanco, Texas.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 • Posted October 16, 2014
Mr. Moore Graham, Jr., “Moe”, 77 of Blanco and formerly of The Grove, Texas went home to be with the Lord on September 29, 2014. Mr. Graham was born on October 5, 1936 in Bell County, Texas to Moore Graham Sr. and Willie Virginia (Rainwater) Graham. Arrangements are through Crofts – Crow Funeral Home in Blanco, Texas.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 • Posted October 3, 2014 • Photos
Please join the family of Tiffany Chesterman Hill in celebration and remembrance of her life. Tiffany is survived by her mother Carol, daughter Skylar, sister Jennifer, niece Brandy, nephew Richard, and many extended family and friends. Tiffany was taken from us suddenly in May of this year and will be greatly missed by all that knew her. A memorial service will be held in her honor on October 4th at the Schertz Funeral home, 2217 FM 3009, Schertz, TX 78154.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014 • Photos
Gordon Duff Biggs, “Dude,” was born on July 18th, 1918 and died on September 11th, 2014. He was predeceased by his parents, Wallie Krueger and James Biggs, and his older brother, James Biggs Jr. Gordon is survived by his loving wife Nancy, of almost 51 years, and his son Gordon Duff Biggs Jr.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 • Posted September 18, 2014 • Photos
Felix Mercado Sanchez, 73, passed away September 1, 2014 at his home in Blanco, TX. Felix was born in Laguna Grande, Mont. Escobedo, Zacatecas, MX to Hipolito and Maria del Carmen Sanchez. He was preceded in death by his parents; and five brothers and sisters, Patricinio, Malacias, Jesus, Eliborio, and Antemia. Mr.