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• American Cancer Society, Gaye Bland, memorial chair, PO Box 1630, Rockdale TX 76567.
• American Heart Association, 6801 Sanger, Suite 102, Waco, TX 76710.
• Black Jack VFD, Jesse A. Smith, president, 11191 FM 908, Rockdale, TX 76567. Full Story
Funeral services for John E. Sonntag, 85, of Rockdale were held Friday, Jan. 7, 2011, at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Chapel in Rockdale with Rev. Jack Chelf Jr. officiating. Burial followed in I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Rockdale.
Mr. Sonntag died Tuesday, Jan. 4, in Cameron Nursing Center in Cameron.
He was born Jan. 5, 1925, in Bartlett to Edwin J. and Ora M. (Brooks) Sonntag. Full Story
Services for James Durelle Jackson of Rockdale, formerly of Whitesboro, were held Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011, at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale with Tim Titsworth officiating. Graveside services are scheduled for 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 13, at Oakwood Cemetery in Whitesboro.
Mr. Jackson died suddenly on Saturday, Jan. 8, at his home. Full Story
Ser v ices for James L ouis Buchanan, 65, were held Friday, Jan. 7, 2011, at First Baptist Church in Thorndale with Rev. Jeremy Sheppard officiating. Burial followed in Pleasant Retreat Cemetery.
Mr. Buchanan died Tuesday, Jan. 4, at Scott & White Hospital in Temple.
He was born July 31, 1945, to Ernest and Matilda (Kropp) Buchanan. Full Story
Funeral services for William W. “Bill” Houston Sr., 88, were held Monday, Jan. 10, 2011, at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale. Burial was in Oak Lawn Cemetery in Rockdale with Pastor Dale Wells officiating.
Mr. Houston died Thursday, Jan. 6, in Olin E. Teague V. A. Hospital in Temple. Full Story
Graveside services for Daily M. King, 82, of Rockdale were held Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011, in I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Rockdale with Rev. Margaret Clemings of VistaCare Hospice officiating.
Mrs. King died Sunday, Jan. 9, at Manor Oaks Nursing Home.
She was born Jan. 25, 1928, in Rockdale to William Frederick and Mary (Helmac) Grohman. Full Story
CAMERON—Funeral services for George Kortis, 65, of Temple will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 14, 2010 at Evangelical Brethren Church in Buckholts with Rev. Frank Simcik officiating. Burial will follow in Seaton Cemetery.
Visitation is scheduled for 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 13, at Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home in Cameron. Full Story
CAMERON—Funeral services for Dorothy M. Vansa, 76, of Burlington were held Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011, at Saints Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church in Marak with Rev. Walter Matus officiating. Burial followed in Sts. Cyril & Methodius Cemetery.
Rosary was recited Monday, Jan. 10, at Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home in Cameron. Full Story
CAMERON—Memorial serv ices for Marie Jackson, 93, were held Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011, at First Presbyterian Church in Cameron with Rev. Doug Budd officiating.
Mrs. Jackson died Friday, Jan. 7, in a Cameron hospital.
She was born Jan. 9, 1917, in Benchley to Lee and Minnie (Allen) Josey. Full Story
TAYLOR—Funeral services for Frank Raymond (“Frankie,” “Junior”) Knapek, 77, of Thrall were held Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Taylor with
2.562Msg r. L onnie Urban officiati ng. Entomb - ment followed at Holy Cross Mausoleum in Granger.
Rosary was recited Monday, Jan. 10, at Providence Funeral Home in Taylor. Full Story
TAYLOR—A Celebration of Life Mass was held for Flora Schroeder, 86, of Taylor on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011, at Providence Funeral Home. Burial followed at Taylor City Cemetery.
Mrs. Schroeder died Saturday, Jan. 1, 2011 in Temple.
She was born on Aug. 2, 1924, in Rockdale to Otto D. Timmerman and Mamie B. (Dockall) Timmerman. Full Story
LAMPASAS—Patrick Eugene McCormick, 58 of Lometa, formerly of Milam County, died Friday, Jan. 7, 2011, at his residence.
No services are planned; his body will be cremated.
Mr. McCormick was born Aug. 10, 1952, in Cameron to Eugene (Mac) McCormick and Bennie Jean Smith McCormick.
He married Janet Lee Walsh on Dec. 31, 1991. Full Story
WACO—Memorial services for Thomas Hinson McNiel were held at Pecan Grove Funeral Home in Waco on Monday, Jan. 3, 2011, with Rev. Bill Cox of San Gabriel officiating.
Mr. McNiel died Dec. 25, 2010, at his home in Waco.
He was born Sept. 6, 1941, in Waco to OB and Madge (Hinson) McNeil.
He married Sheila Olfield at Waco in 1978. Full Story
GILMER—An informal memor ia l ser v ice for Mark A rthur Donnelly, 57, of Gilmer will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 16, 2011, at Gilmer Civic Center.
Mr. Donnelly died Jan. 1, surrounded by family members at the home of his brother, David Donnelly, in Rockdale.
He was born July 26, 1953, in Patterson, New Jersey, to Mary and Robert Donnelly. Full Story