Betty Jane Cox, 81, of Rockdale died Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, at her residence.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, Dec. 4, at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home with burial following at I.O.O.F. Cemetery. Pastor Greg Spears with Milam County Cowboy Church officiated.
Mrs. Cox was born on Sept. 21, 1932, in Alva, Oklahoma, to Paul and Dorotha (Clarke) Burket. Full Story
Graveside services for Janice Lee Dorsett, 68, of Rockdale were held Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, in I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Rockdale with Rev. Russ Willis of Meadowbrook Baptist Church officiating.
Ms. Dorsett died Friday, Nov. 29, at St. David’s Hospital in Georgetown.
She was born Jan. 14, 1945, at Fort Sumner, New Mexico, to Eddie and Wanda (Beaird) Pharis. Full Story
CAMERON—Funeral services for Josephine Dayne Hayes, 99, of Cameron, were held Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, at the Kathryn W. Green Chapel of Green-Patterson Funeral Home in Cameron with Rev. Carl Hudson and Rev. Gary Maroney officiating. Burial followed at Oak Hill Cemetery in Cameron.
Mrs. Hayes died on Monday, Nov. 25, in a Cameron nursing center. Full Story
Ervin Joseph Hollas, 96, of Rockdale died Monday, Nov.
25, 2013, at his home.
Graveside services were held
Monday, Dec .
2, at St. Monica’s Cemetery in
Mr. Hollas was the son of
Joe and Bertha
Schrieber Hollas and grandson of John and Elouise Hollas. Full Story
Services for Bobbie Jones, 84, of Rockdale are set for 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale. Bur ia l will follow in I.O.O. F. Cemetery in Rockdale with Rev. David Pussman of First Presbyterian Church officiating.
Mrs. Jones died Sunday, Dec. 1, at her home in Rockdale. Full Story
Services for Victoria Lynn Morton, 59, of Black Jack were held Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale with burial in the Black Jack Cemetery. Rev. Jimmy
Mrs. Morton died Wednesday, Nov. 27, at her home in the Black Jack community.
She was born Jan. 26, 1954 in Ketchikan, Alaska, to Duane and Franette (Bryant) Vincent. Full Story
Graveside services for George Edward Piske, 69, of Rockdale were held Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, in Lilac Cemetery near Sharp with Reed Davis officiating.
Mr. Piske died Wednesday, Nov. 27, at his home.
He was born Dec. 27, 1943, in San Gabriel to Gerhardt and Selma (Ottmer) Piske.
He had lived the past 54 years in Rockdale, having moved from Sharp. Full Story
Services for Harold Eugene “ Sleepy” Simpson of Tanglewood were held Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, at Ta ng lewo o d Baptist Church in Tanglewood with Rev. David Atwood officiating. Mr. Simp - son was born March 6, 1943, to William E. (Bill) and Ester Simpson.
He married Ruby Lorena Newman in November 1961.
He later married Terry Kay Crippen in July 1984. Full Story
Graveside services for Raymond Alvin Talafuse Jr., 68, of Thorndale were held Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, in Pebble Grove Cemetery in Maysfield with Pastor James Brymer officiating.
Mr. Talafuse died Wednesday, Nov. 27, in the Temple V.A. Hospital after a long battle with cancer.
He was born Sept. 14, 1945, in Rosebud to Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Alvin Talafuse Sr. Full Story