The world lost a wonderful man and kind soul with the passing of John (JJ) Virtue Jones, 64, on July 24, 2016. JJ was born on Oct. 15, 1951, the son of Homer Virtue and Laura Lee Jones in Rockdale. He was one of seven children. Full Story
BAYTOWN— Mary Ophelia Woolverton Beard Longoria, 107, fell asleep in death on July 7, 2016, at the Baytown Nursing & Rehab Center in Baytown.
She was born at home in the Sand Grove commu nity of Milam County on Sept. 20, 1908, to Daniel C. and Katy (Shepherd) Woolverton. She was the fourth of eight children. Full Story
CAMERON— Isabel Castillo Muniz, 78, of Cameron died Monday, July 25, 2016, at his home.
Funeral services will be 10 p.m. Thursday, July 28, at St. Monica’s Catholic Church in Cameron with Rev. Dimitrij Colankin officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery. Full Story
DALLAS—Carol Susan Naul died July 20, 2016, after a brief illness.
A celebration of life is planned for 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 30, at Manny’s Uptown, one of her favorite places, 7601 Campbell Road, Dallas.
Ms. Naul was born in Rockdale on Feb. 10, 1960, to Lea and Eleanor Naul. Full Story
David Ray, 90, of Richmond, formerly of Rockdale, died Wednesday, July 20, 2016.
Funeral services were held Saturday, July 23, at Phi l - lips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale. Burial with military honors followed at Black Jack Cemetery. Son-in-law Mike Harris and nephew Clint Kent officiated. Full Story
WIMBERLEY—Willis Newman Webb, 79, of Lake Charles, Louisiana, died Monday, July 18, 2015, at his residence.
A memorial “ homegoing” celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 30, at Wimberley United Methodist Church, 1200 CR 1492, just off RR 12 south of Wimberley. A private family burial service will be held earlier in the day at Wimberley Cemetery. Full Story
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