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Wednesday, November 20, 2013 • Posted November 22, 2013 • Photos
Byron David DuVall, 24, passed away November 12, 2013 in Blanco, Texas. He was born in New Braunfels, TX on September 4, 1989. Byron was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents. He is survived by his father, David R. DuVall and his mother, Cheryl Sammons; paternal grandparents, Harold and Peggy DuVall; sister, Amy Reser; two brothers, Jonathan DuVall and Dalton Janysek; two aunts, Pam Boubel and June DuVall, and two uncles, Dan DuVall and David McCampbell.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 • Posted November 22, 2013 • Photos
On the morning of November 16, 2013, Stephen A. "Grip" Weber of Bastrop was called home to be with his Lord after a brief illness. He was 78 years old. Steve was born in Blanco, Texas on October 8, 1935 to August and Olga Weber. He was the youngest of six children born to the couple. Steve graduated in 1954 from Blanco High School where he met the love of his life and high school sweetheart, Evelyn Gourley, also of Blanco.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 • Posted November 22, 2013 • Photos
On 13 November 2013, Kevin “Mike” Gilroy completed his final flight from this earth, ascending on Wings of Angels into the welcoming arms of his Lord. In the course of a lifetime, it is a rare privilege to encounter a person who, through their actions and deeds, serves as an unwavering beacon of light for the virtues of integrity, valor, compassion, and love.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 • Posted November 15, 2013
Opal Etta Sunderlin, 98, of Fredericksburg passed away on November 4, 2013. She was born September 30, 1915, in Olustee, Oklahoma, to Byron Alexander and Cyntha Triplett Alexander. Opal was preceded in death by her parents and her husband of 50 years, Russell Sunderlin, as well as seven siblings, four brothers and three sisters.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 • Posted November 15, 2013
Billie Haning left this earth to see our Heavenly Father who was greeting her with open arms on Saturday, November 9, 2013. She was born on April 7, 1938 in Dallas, Texas. She was not only a wife, mother, sister, granny and friend; she was a former teacher's assistant and a waitress, but mostly a full time mother and wife.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 • Posted November 15, 2013 • Photos
Dennis Ovid Webster, Blanco, Texas went to be with his Lord and Savior on November 6, 2013. Dennis was taken from this world in a jobsite accident. Dennis was born on October 14, 1948 in Jetmore, Kansas. He is preceded in death by his parents, Wilma (Abbott) Babcock and Ovid Webster. He is survived by his wife Loretta of Blanco, Tx, Daughters; Cindy King and husband Tim of Salina Kansas, Sandy Cameron and husband Rodney of Osborne Kansas, Carla Foth of Blanco Tx, Julie Timmons and husband Bobb ...
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 • Posted November 7, 2013
Donald “Gene” Moore, age 76 of Irving, died on November 3, 2013. He was born on August 25, 1937 in Austin, Texas to Raymond and Rose May Moore and worked as a machinist in the aircraft industry until his retirement. He is preceded in death by his parents and his beloved wife Alice Annette Moore.
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 • Posted November 7, 2013
Philip Marshall Anderson passed away on Saturday, October 26, 2013. He was a beloved brother, uncle and friend to many. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert J. Anderson, Margery Hunt (Anderson) Hearn, and his sister Bonnie Miner. He was a genuine hero with a heart of gold. Phil grew up in Ludlow and Springfield, Vermont, graduating from Springfield High School in 1968 and later attended Nathaniel Hawthorne College.
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 • Posted November 7, 2013 • Photos
Mary Jo Paske Liesmann, 65, of Austin, Texas, died at home on Friday, November 1, 2013. She was born October 25, 1948 in Albuquerque, NM, to Bill and Josephine Paske. A native of Waco, Mary Jo graduated from Reicher High School in 1967. She went on to earn her bachelor’s degree in Art History in 1983 from the University of Texas at Austin, while juggling small children at home and a full time job.
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 • Posted October 18, 2013 • Photos
Gladys Norene Barr Reeves passed from this world on October 11, 2013 of congestive heart failure at the age of 93. She was born on December 27, 1919 in London, Texas and died in Blanco, Texas which was her home for most of her life. She eloped with her childhood sweetheart Homer Dorsey Reeves.
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 • Posted October 18, 2013 • Photos
Kenneth Lee Crow, 70, passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 10, 2013. He was born July 19, 1943 in De Leon, TX as the second son to Ira Crow and Pauline Blair Crow. Kenneth lived in DeLeon and, later, Waller, TX where he graduated high school. He received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Education from the University of Houston.
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 • Posted October 18, 2013
Mary Louise Thompson, born March 3, 1928, in Ohio County, Kentucky, and was blessed to live the last year of her life at Live Oak Medical Center Blanco, Texas. Her family would like to express their gratitude to everyone who shared their lives with her. She went to be with her Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ Sunday morning, October 6th, 2013. Mary was preceded in death by her parents Clifford Fay and Mary Maybelle Coleman.
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 • Posted October 10, 2013
Billy Joe “BJ” Hinson, 75, went to be with the Lord on Monday September 23, 2013 at Kirkwood Manor Nursing Home in New Braunfels. He was a second generation pharmacist who followed in his father’s footsteps. He was a pharmacist for 51 years. He worked alongside his father at the family owned pharmacy, Stockton Pharmacy, in Fort Stockton. He was a pharmacist for Walmart for 13 years in Fort Stockton and Brownwood.
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 • Posted October 10, 2013 • Photos
Jamie Garcia, 49, born and raised in Brownsville, Texas, resident of Blanco, Texas, passed away on Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at his residence. Mr. Garcia was a loving son, brother, and uncle. He proudly served his country in the Marine Corps from 1981-1985. He was an avid fisherman, who was deeply loved and will be missed by all. Jaime Garcia is preceded in death by his sister, Raquel (Raquelita) Garcia. He is survived by his father, Luis Garcia Jr.; his mother, Maria Guadalupe Garcia; h ...
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 • Posted October 4, 2013
Nicholas Burison, a hardworking man of integrity, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 25th at his home with his family at his bedside. Nick died of natural causes at the age of 83. He was born in Uniontown, PA, the youngest of 15. He graduated high school in Uniontown and served our country in the army both active duty and reserve.