Graveside services for Joel Kenneth Marquis, 75, of Houston were held Thursday, March 3, 2011, at Forest Grove Cemetery near Rockdale.
Mr. Marquis died Friday, Feb. 25, after a long battle with cancer.
He was born Feb. 7, 1936.
Mr. Marquis was the original owner of Loma Linda Mexican Restaurants. Full Story
Graveside services for Flora Harriss, 98, of Dallas, formerly of Rockdale, were held Monday, March 7, 2011, in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Rockdale.
Mrs. Harriss died Thursday, March 3, at Hearthstone Assisted Living in Irving.
She was born March 22, 1912, in Thorndale to Charles E. and Matilda (Schienghing) Kurio. Full Story
Private services were held for Sammy J. Claiborn, 82, of Rockdale with Rev. Leslie Adams officiating.
Mrs. Claiborn died Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011, in Richards Memorial Hospital in Rockdale.
She was born Oct. 10, 1928, in Galveston to Samuel and Thelma (Marley) Houston.
In 1951, she married Bobby Fred Claiborn in Freeport. Full Story
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Graveside services for Lucy Wallace, 89, of Houston were held Tuesday, March 8, 2011, in Miner va Cemetery in Minerva.
Mrs. Wallace died Thursday, March 3.
She was born Nov. 5, 1921, in Cameron to Louie and Christine Turner.
She married to Eugene Trevor “Jack” Wallace and they celebrated their 70th anniversary just a few weeks ago. Full Story
Katie Bell Sheppard McFalls Hanks died Jan. 10, 2011, after a brief illness.
She was born Feb. 12, 1905, in the Connelly community near Thorndale.
Her early years were spent in and around the Pleasant Hill community near Rockdale.
Mrs. Hanks has lived the last 40 years in the Dallas area. Full Story
MILANO— Funeral services for H.G. “Bull” Bullock, 81, of Milano were held Saturday, March 5, 2011, at Milano Cemetery with Rev. Greg Spears officiating.
Mr. Bullock died Tuesday, March 1, at his residence following an extended illness.
He was born Jan. 28, 1930, in Houston to Roy and Mae Luce Bullock. Full Story
CAMERON— Graveside services for James A. Terry, 90, of Cameron were held Monday, March 7, 2011, at Oak Hill Cemetery with Rev. James Wheeless officiating.
Mr. Terry died Friday, March 4, in a Temple hospital.
A retired forklift driver for Alcoa, he was born Nov. 17, 1920, in Milam County to Roy and Clora Jane (Acker) Terry. Full Story
CALDWELL— Graveside services for Raymond “Ray” Knesek, 86, of Cameron were held at Wednesday, March 2, 2011, at Caldwell Masonic Cemetery.
Mr. Knesek died Saturday, Feb. 26, at St. Joseph Regional Health Center in Bryan.
He was born Sept. 24, 1924, in Burleson County to Frank and Frances Noska Knesek. Full Story
AUSTIN— Clifton Eugene Seifert died in his sleep at his home in Austin on Dec. 6, 2010, after a fiveyear battle with cancer.
He was born in String Prairie, outside of Lexington, on March 31, 1932, to Anton Emil Seifert and E m ma A ma n da (Marburger) Seifert. Full Story