SAN ANTONIO—Lt. Col. Harry L. Edwards (retired), age 91, passed away Jan. 27, 2016, in San Antonio. Full Story
Services for Edmon Garner, 94, of Rockdale were held Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016, at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale. Burial was in I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Rockdale. Rev. Charles Cole officiated.
Mr. Garner died Thursday, Jan. 28, at Scott & White Hospital in Temple.
He was born at Gary in Rusk County on Oct. 29, 1921, to Sanford and Clara (Porterfield) Garner. Full Story
Funeral services for Richard Michael “Mike” Johnson, 44, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p. m. Thursday at the funeral home. In accordance with his wishes, he will be cremated.
Mr. Johnson died Jan. 30, at Little River Hospital in Rockdale. Full Story
CAMERON—Dr. Raymond V. Lesikar, 93, of Cedar Park, formerly of Cameron, died Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, in a Round Rock hospital.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Feb. 2, at Oak Hill Pavilion in Cameron. Burial followed in Oak Hill Cemetery.
Dr. Lesikar was born June 29, 1922, in Milam County to Vincent and Albina (Stanislaw) Lesikar. Full Story
HALLETTSVILLE— Ira Lee McElroy, 86, died Jan. 28, 2016.
Funeral service was held Monday, Feb. 1, at Thiele-Cooper Funeral Home in Yoakum with Deacon Leo Sharon officiating. Burial was at Salem Cemetery.
Mrs. McElroy was born Aug. 26, 1929, in Koerth to Ira and Katie Lee McCord Fitch. Full Story
Teresa Ann Morgan, 42, died Friday, Jan. 22, 2016, at her home.
In accordance with her wishes, she was cremated and no services are planned.
Mrs. Morgan was born June 12, 1973, in Fort Hood to Horst Hindrick and Betty Lou (Edwards) Breuer.
She was a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, graduating with honors in nursing. Full Story
CAMERON— Winona Provasek, 92, of Cameron died Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3, at Marlow Baptist Church with Bro. Wayne Kirk officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery. Full Story
Vernon J. Push, 80, of Rockdale, died at his home surrounded by family on Jan. 24, 2016, after a courageous battle with cancer.
His wishes were to be cremated, so no visitation or services are planned.
Mr. Push was born in Omaha, Nebraska. Full Story
Elizabeth Ann (Vrana) Richards, 39, of Rockwall died Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016, in a Richardson hospital after an illness.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Minerva with Rev. David Reaves officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Zion Cemetery. Full Story
Funeral services for Maurice “Butch” Ryan, 60, of Rockdale will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, at New Jerusalem Christian Center in Rockdale with burial at I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Rockdale. Pastor Dennis Brooks Sr. will officiate.
Visitation is set for 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3, at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale. Full Story
Funeral services for Billie Ruth Shelander, 81, of the Mt. Zion community were held Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, at Mt. Zion Baptist Church. Burial followed at Mt. Zion Cemetery. Officiating were Conley Shelander and Luther Shelander.
Mrs. Shelander died Tuesday, Jan. 26, at Cameron Nursing Center. Full Story
Constance Allison Short died Jan. 28, 2016, in Round Rock due to complications from a stroke.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
Mrs. Short was born in Austin on Jan. 16, 1921, to Albert Howard Allison and Genevieve Evelyn Quinn Allison.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence Carlin Short. Full Story
Nestor S. Vargas, 72 of Rockdale died Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016, surrounded by his family.
Mass of Christian Burial was held Wednesday, Feb. 3, at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Rev. Ramon Frayna officiating. Burial followed at Oak Lawn Cemetery.
Mr. Vargas was born April 20, 1943, in Crystal City to Juan R. and Clemencia (Sepulveda) Vargas. Full Story