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Wednesday, April 30, 2014 • Posted June 4, 2014 • Photos
Claron West Cage passed away at home in the company of his family on April 21, 2014. Claron was preceded in death by his parents, Rueben McRae Cage and Stella West Cage, and brother, Rueben Wyatt Cage. He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Doris, son Claron Lee (Barbara), daughters Cindy Cage Waggoner, Irene Cage (Ren), and Fern Hardy (Randy).
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 • Posted May 23, 2014 • Photos
Jr “Pete” Crider, of Marble Falls, passed away on April 22, 2014. Pete was born to Rosa (Gibson) and Joseph P. Crider December 16, 1914. He was born in a house where Horseshoe Bay is located and grew up in the Marble Falls area. This was his home for 99 years.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 • Posted May 23, 2014 • Photos
Kaiser Lorn Birck, 38, passed away at his home in Cypress Mill, TX surrounded by his family on May 14, 2014. He was born in Austin, TX to Vernon and Gretchen Birck. Kaiser will be watching over his wife, Suree Birck, 16 year old step daughter, Alexus Crochet, 4 year old son Braxton Birck and 7 month old daughter Copelin Birck.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 • Posted May 19, 2014 • Photos
Edith “Ann” Braly Jones went to be with the Lord, family and friends on Friday, May 9, 2014 at the age of 78. She was born in Brady, Texas on February 3, 1936 to Sam and Sybil Braly. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Carlton Forrest Jones “P-Nut” and grandson, Forrest Thomas Jones. Ann is survived by her sisters, Ura Mae Pearce and Landa Jim Arthur and her daughter, Carla Hamilton (Donnie), son Forrest “Toker” Jones, daughters Penny Jones (Albert), Landa Lassbe ...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 • Posted April 25, 2014 • Photos
Forrest Thomas Jones came into this world on March 30, 1994 and went home to our Lord April 18,2014 after suddenly collapsing at work. At an early age Forrest was diagnosed with a congenital heart defect which caused him to not be able to participate in sports, which he loved to play.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 • Posted April 17, 2014 • Photos
Margaret “Margy” Smith Sheppard passed away Saturday, April 12, 2014 after complications from a stroke. Margaret was a wonderful mother, fantastic wife of 56 years and beautiful person. Before starting a family she worked as a legal secretary in her home town of Corpus Christi, TX. She and husband, Luke, raised two sons Luke III and Walter.
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 • Posted March 21, 2014
Dallas Ray Lawrence 68 a resident of Spring Branch, Texas, passed away March 7, 2014 in Spring Branch, Texas. He was born March 16, 1945 in Leach, Oklahoma, the son of Robert Earl and Ruth Plumlee Lawrence. Dallas served in the United States Marine Corps. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother Robert “Bob” Lawrence. Survivors include his wife, Shirley Carter Lawrence of the home; one son, Jeremy Ray Kelly of Gentry, Arkansas; one daughter, Keli Shepherd of Massachusetts; ...
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 • Posted March 14, 2014 • Photos
Mary "Jane" Hewlett, 81 went to be with Jesus, family, and friends Monday, March 10, 2014. Jane was born in Holden, MO September 19, 1932 to Walter and Mary Surber of Holden, MO. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Tom Hewlett; daughter, Fonda Hewlett; two sons, Tom and Mitch Hewlett; and two brothers, Jerry and Jim Surber. Jane is survived by her daughter, Terri Burnside and husband David of Blanco; son, O.C.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 • Posted March 7, 2014
Jerry Lee Crossley, 64 of Haskell, Texas and formerly of Blanco, Texas, passed away on Tuesday February 25, 2014. Graveside services were held in the Blanco Cemetery on March 4, 2014 at 2:00 PM under the direction of Crofts-Crow Funeral Home in Blanco, Texas. Jerry was born on March 29, 1949 in Blanco, Texas to Silas and Wilma (Wagner) Crossley.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 • Posted March 7, 2014
Johnnie L. Willgren entered in to rest on Monday, February 24, 2014. She is preceded in death by her husband Gunnar Willgren and is survived by her children: Steve Willgren (Judy), Wanda Madden (Salvador), David Willgren (Leigh Ann); grandchildren: Charles, Ashley, Caroline, Lacey, Dustin, Travis, Erin; great-grandchildren: Jonah and Khalen.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 • Posted February 27, 2014 • Photos
Thaddeus Charles “Thad” McCormick III, 70 of Kendalia, Texas passed away on Monday, February 17th, in a Boerne hospital. At his request there will be a private family memorial service at a later date. Thad was born in Dallas, Texas on May 2, 1943, to Dr. Thaddeus Charles McCormick Jr. and Geraldine (Fogle) McCormick.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 • Posted February 27, 2014 • Photos
Christopher J Byars was born on September 22, 1982 the oldest by 2 minutes of twins. He was born in Houston, Texas and moved to Blanco when he was 6 years old as his Dad had gotten a job at Kelly AFB and saw an opportunity to raise his kids away from Houston.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 • Posted February 27, 2014 • Photos
Sister Isadore M. Jackson Upshaw Yett was the third child born to Willie and Manuel Jackson in Blanco, Texas on April 9, 1915. She received her childhood education at Peyton Colony School and then furthered her education at Southwest Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas. She lived in Peyton Colony all her life. Sister Yett dedicated her life to Christ as a young girl.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 • Posted February 21, 2014
Ann Margaret (Abbott) Wynkoop, 93 of Spring Branch, Tx, passed away on Wednesday February 12th, in a Blanco nursing home. Memorial services will be planned at a later time. Ann was born on June 25, 1920, in New Hartford, Missouri, to Vinton Clark and Johannah Louise (Franson) Abbott. She worked as a secretary for many years in several different production companies.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 • Posted February 21, 2014
Surrounded by her family, Lucia "Lucy" R. Uselton died in Houston at her son’s home on Sunday, February 16, 2014. Lucy was preceded in death by her husband Whitey Uselton and son Fred Vasquez.She is survived by sons Abraham Vasquez and his wife Susie, Miguel Vasquez, and David Vasquez, and her beloved nine grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren. After a 33-year career with Serafy Laboratories in Brownsville, Texas, she married Whitey Uselton in 2000 and retired to the Texas Hill Country.