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Mr. Maultsby
Services for Jack E. Maultsby, 63, of Lometa: Oct. 1 at Howell-Doran Funeral Home Chapel in San Saba. Officiant: the Rev. Darrell Williams. Interment: Lometa City Cemetery.
Mr. Maultsby died Sept. 29 [1999].
Born Sept. 19, 1936, in San Saba to Joseph Edwin and Bessie Manning Maultsby, he had lived in Lometa 22 years and was an auto mechanic by trade. Mr. Maultsby also had served in the U.S. Army.
He married Eva Sutton on Dec. 24, 1959, in Belton.
Survivors include his wife, of Lometa; three sons, Thomas Ed Maultsby and his wife, Virginia, Joseph Anthony Maultsby and Jack David Maultsby, all of Lometa; four daughters, Juanita and her husband, Chris Popham, of Archdale, N.C., Laura Janine and her husband, Steve Jackson, of Temple, Sharon Marie and her husband, Scott Hicks, of Azle, and Janet and her husband, Britt Thompson, of Lindale; sisters Eddie Onesto of Cherokee, Juanita Amstead of San Saba, Frances Fain of Alice, Joyce Gaylor of Abilene, Gertrude Cice of Bastrop and Hazel Adams of Temple.
Other survivors include 13 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild and several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Maultsby was preceded in death by his parents, one daughter and two sisters.
Pallbearers: Joseph Maultsby, Tommy Maultsby, David Maultsby, Johnny Jones, Scott Hicks and Chris Popham. Honorary pallbearers: Bryan Reeger and Marlin Sloan.
The family requested memorials be made to the American Heart Association.
Arrangements: Howell-Doran Funeral Home Inc. of San Saba.

Mrs. Carter
Memorial services for Doris Fonda Carter, 91, Oct. 10 [1999], Windchimes Chapel in Kingsland. Officiant: Chaplain Gene Tyson. Mrs. Carter died Oct. 6.
She was born July 5, 1908, in St. Albans, Vt., the daughter of Howard and Esther Burbank Fonda.
Survivors include a daughter, Judy Shanafelt, of Holland, Mi.; two sons, Alan Carter, of Lampasas, and Ross Carter, of Southborough, Ma; one sister, Vera Teague, of Moorestown, N.J.; one brother, Charles Fonda, of St. Albans; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Arrangements: Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home of Burnet.

Mr. Morgan
Funeral services for Aubrey D. Morgan, 83, of Fort Worth: Nov. 1, First United Methodist Church of Fort Worth. Burial: Greenwood Mausoleum.
Mr. Morgan died Oct. 28 [1999] at Fort Worth.
He was born July 22, 1916, in Burnet County. He was an Army veteran of the World War II, serving as a captain in the Medical Administrative Corps.
Mr. Morgan was a longtime member and former president of the Downtown Kiwanis Club and was a former lieutenant governor of Division I for the Texas-Oklahoma District. He was a member of Masonic Lodge No. 148.
He also was one of the organizers and first officers of the Tarrant County Day Care Association and a member of the Board of Directors of Junior Achievement. He was a member of the Board of Directors of Fort Worth Academy.
Mr. Morgan was a longtime member of the Board of First United Methodist Church in Fort Worth, and chairman of the Offering Committee. He also served on the Board of Stewards and the Finance Committee. He was a member of Ridglea Country Club.
Survivors include his wife, Audine Morgan, of Fort Worth; daughters, Beverly Smoot, and husband, David, and Sandra Stepp, and husband, Mike, all of Fort Worth; grandchildren, Cecilee Taylor, Ashlea Rosenthal and Alicia and Sarah Stepp; and three great-grandsons, Brian, Kodey and Joshua.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Roscoe Morgan, and a sister, Margaret Byrd.
Memorials: First United Methodist Church Foundation Fund or T.V. Ministry Fund.
Arrangements: Greenwood Funeral Home of Fort Worth.

Mrs. Boone
Funeral services for Mary Lydia Boone, 91, of Lampasas: Nov. 23 [1999], Sheppard Memorial Chapel of Memories. Officiant: Jim Rutland, assisted by Minister Reid Schaub. Burial: Oak Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Boone died Nov. 21 at Spring Oaks Terrace Nursing Home.
She was born Dec. 25, 1907, at Brown Ranch Community in Coleman County, the daughter of Thomas E. and Degina Vanderver Field.
Mrs. Boone married Lewis Walter Boone on June 14, 1934.
She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ.
Survivors include two daughters and their husbands, Mary Helen and Tom Jackson, of Denham Springs, La., and Carolyn and Charlie Brown, of Lampasas; one son and his wife, Milton and Kay Boone, of Lampasas; grandchildren, Beverly Boone, of Bedford, Roger Boone and wife, Mary, and Mica Brown, all of Lampasas, Mishaux Tyler and husband, Kevin, of Walker, La., Robert Jackson and wife, Paige, of Denham Springs, and Britt Brown, and wife, Laura, of Flower Mound; and 13 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband on July 3, 1989.
Arrangements: Sheppard Memorial Funeral Home of Lampasas.

Mrs. Wykes
Royaldean Reeder Wykes, 86, died Nov. 14 [1999] at a Georgetown hospital.
Memorial service set for Mrs. Wykes and her husband, Murray, who preceded her in death after 59 years of marriage: Nov. 21 at Georgetown Church of Christ.
Mrs. Wykes was born May 15, 1913, in Winchester, Ill., to James and Bertha Grole Reeder.
She is survived by a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Roy and Joan Wykes, of Harker Heights; four sons and their wives, Jim and Jean Wykes, of Austin, Bill and Mary Elizabeth Wykes, of Othello, Wash., Bob and Pat Wykes, of Richardson, and Tom and Mary Katherine Wykes, of Grand Prairie; 15 grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband; a brother, Bill Reeder; and by a sister, Dorothy Petross.

Mrs. Kendrick
Funeral services for Juanita Faye Kendrick, 85, of Lampasas: April 8, 2000, Sheppard Chapel of Memories. Officiant: Minister Kevin Haynes. Burial: Lakeland Hills Memorial Park, Burnet County.
Mrs. Kendrick died April 6 at Cross Country Nursing Home in Brownwood.
She was born Nov. 22, 1914, the daughter of John and Gertrude Rutledge Smith.
She was married to Daily Kendrick.
Mrs. Kendrick was a homemaker and a seamstress. She was a member of First Street Church of Christ.
Survivors include one daughter, Virginia McBryde, of Trickham; one son and his wife, Bill and Martha Kendrick, of Conroe; two sisters, Amy Wadkins, of Lampasas, and Ruth Russell, of Adamsville; two brothers, Ivan "Buck" Smith, of Briggs, and W.B. "Bud" Smith, of Lampasas; five grandchildren, Lynda and Phil Godfrey, of Gatesville, J.R. McBryde, of Lampasas, T.J. and Sheila McBryde, of Arroyo Grande, Calif., Tony Kendrick, of Conroe, and Eric Kendrick, of Austin; and two great-grandchildren, Cole McBryde, of Trickham, and Kinsey McBryde, of Arroyo Grande.
She was preceded in death by her husband on Oct. 8, 1987; by two sisters, Ruby Castleberry and Resa Nettleship; and by three brothers, Rual Smith, Raymond Smith and Bill Smith.
Pallbearers: Tony Kendrick, Eric Kendrick, J.R. McBryde, T.J. McBryde, Cole McBryde, Mark Smith and John Kendrick.
Arrangements: Sheppard Memorial Funeral Home of Lampasas.

Mrs. Smedley
Funeral services for Ethel Ophelia Smedley, 93, of Lampasas: April 9, 2000, Sheppard Chapel of Memories. Officiant: Minister Elvis Fisher. Burial: Watson Cemetery.
Mrs. Smedley died April 7 at Rollins Brook Community Hospital.
She was born Feb. 7, 1907, at Gail, the daughter of Leroy L. and Luna Eubanks Jones.
She married James King Smedley on Jan. 4, 1929, at Brownwood.
Mrs. Smedley was a homemaker and had worked for Avenue Cleaners in Lampasas for many years. She was a member of Broad Street Church of Christ.
Survivors include four daughters, Syble Nelson, of Houston, Jean Syzdlik, of Friendswood, Dorothy Doggett Taylor, of Buchanan Dam, and Joann Coble Morgan, of Lampasas; three sisters, Helen Smith, of Lampasas, Pearl Elam, of Granbury, and Roxie Rutledge, of Milam, Tenn.; two brothers, Earl "Jiggs" Jones, of Brownwood, and Jim Jones, of Winters; eight grandchildren, Betty McDougal, Anne Knott, Kay McCann, Joyce Burkelbach, Judy Pelon, Lisa Baker, Linda Smedley and Johnnie Lane Smedley; 15 great-grandchildren; and numerous great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband in 1959; by one son, J.W. Smedley, in 1982; one sister, Edith Hamilton; and by three brothers, Delbert Jones, Elbert Jones and Clifford Jones.
Pallbearers: Roy Spurlin, Royce Rhoades, Jack Nobles, Jackie Chapman, Ted Greathouse and Bob Bailey.
Arrangements: Sheppard Memorial Funeral Home of Lampasas.

Mr. Fredenrich
No services are scheduled for Ira Tilden "Tex" Fredenrich, 73, of Lampasas. The body was cremated.
Mr. Fredenrich died Jan. 27, 2001, at his residence.
He was born June 7, 1927, in Weldon, the son of William Walter and Maedell Sills Fredenrich.
Mr. Fredenrich was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a rancher and a Lutheran.
He was a member of the Cold Springs VFW and the American Legion.
He had been a resident of Lampasas since September 2000.
He is survived by three sons; five daughters; and eight grandchildren.
Arrangements: Briggs-Gamel-Funeral Home of Lampasas.

Mr. Day
Graveside services for B.C. Day Jr., 76, of San Angelo, Feb. 1, 2001, Adams Cemetery, Coleman County.
Mr. Day died Jan. 29 in San Angelo.
He was born and reared in Burkett in Coleman County, and had lived in San Angelo for more than 30 years.
He helped make furniture for Carlsbad State School.
Survivors include three brothers, N.R. "Rusty" Day, of Izoro, Edward E. Day, of Winters, and Willie Day, of Overton; two sisters, Lorean Whorton and Ida May, both of Brownwood; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Memorials: Adams Cemetery or Carlsbad State School, just north of San Angelo.
Arrangements: Dodson Funeral Home of Lampasas

Mr. Zuniga
Graveside services for Juan Zuniga, 78, of Briggs: June 2, 2000, Dillingham Cemetery at Briggs. Officiant: the Rev. Milton Odom. Mr. Zuniga died May 31 at Bertram Nursing Home.
He was born June 24, 1921, in Georgetown. He had been a resident of Briggs all of his life.
Mr. Zuniga was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a Catholic.
Survivors include two sons, Noe Sanchez, and wife, Janice, of Briggs, and Johnny Zuniga, of Liberty Hill; two daughters and their husbands, Sylvia and George Escamilla, of Bertram, and Beatrice and Craig Daniel, of Briggs; three brothers; four sisters; 14 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Guadalupe Parrilla Zuniga, and by one sister.
Arrangements: Briggs-Gamel-Wilcox Funeral Directors of Lampasas.

Mr. Brooks
Services for Sid Slaughter Brooks, 70, of Killeen were June 19, 2000, at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home Chapel in Killeen, with the Rev. Weldon Hicks officiating. Burial followed at Killeen Memorial Park Cemetery.
Mr. Brooks died June 17 at a Killeen hospital.
Born Jan. 6, 1930, in Nix, Mr. Brooks was a painting contractor and formed his own company, Sid Brooks & Associates. He did commercial painting for schools in Killeen, Copperas Cove, Lampasas, Florence, Brady, Leander, Taylor, Hutto and Cooper, Texas.
He was reared and educated in the Lometa area, graduating from Lometa High School in 1946.
Mr. Brooks married Mary Parker on Sept. 21, 1964, in Dallas.
He had been a Killeen resident since 1951. Mr. Brooks was a Baptist.
Survivors are his wife of Killeen; a son, Mark D. Stanford of Leoma, Tenn.; a sister, Sibyl Smith of Lampasas; two grandsons; and nieces Sherry and Shelly Gray, and Tina Smith, all of Lampasas.
Mr. Brooks was preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Celeste Brooks.
In lieu of usual remembrances, memorials can be made to the American Cancer Society, 102 Highland Oaks, Harker Heights, TX 76548 or an organization of one's choice.
Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Cowan
Graveside services were held June 18, 2000, at Tow Cemetery in Llano County for Loyd Lee Cowan, 88, of Llano. Brother Doug Aston officiated.
Mr. Cowan died June 17 in Llano.
He was a member of the Church of Christ in Lampasas and was baptized in 1992.
He was born Sept. 28, 1911, in Llano County. Mr. Cowan and his wife, Dovie, married May 23, 1939, in Lampasas County.
He worked as a ranch foreman and had been a Tow resident since 1964, coming from Harris County, Texas.
Survivors are two daughters, Judy Brannon and her husband, Robert, of Waxahachie and Betty Schiel and her husband, Jerry, of Hockley, Texas; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife on Feb. 7, 1998.
Memorials can be made to the American Diabetes Association or Cherokee Children's Home in Cherokee.
Waldrope Hatfield Funeral Home in Llano was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Eldred
Ivy Lydia Eldred, 87, of Lampasas died June 15, 2000, at her residence.
She was cremated. A family burial at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lampasas will be at a later date.
Born Sept. 23, 1912, in London, she attended school in England. Mrs. Eldred was a housewife.
A member of the Church of England, she had lived in Lampasas since 1977.
Mrs. Eldred is survived by her daughter, Ann Ellis, and her husband, Morris, of Lampasas; two granddaughters, Bridget Chapman and her husband, Mark, of Plano and Karen Ellis of Lampasas.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Hubert Leslie Eldred, in 1977.
Briggs-Gamel-Wilcox Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Hernandez
Funeral services for Dimas M. Hernandez, 68, of Coleman were June 17, 2000, at Stevens Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. David Pistone officiated. Burial followed at Coleman Cemetery.
Mr. Hernandez died June 14 at his residence.
Born March 25, 1932, in Pierldos Colorados, Mexico, he grew up in Mexico and Texas. He farmed for many years and pastored Baptist churches in the area. His last pastorate was in Lampasas.
In April 1991 he married Linda Escubedo in Abilene. He was a member of the Cordeo Baptist Church in Santa Anna and was a member of the Southern Baptist Convention.
Survivors include his wife, of Coleman; two sons, Clifford Hernandez of Bangs and Harry Hernandez of Coleman; his mother, Angela Hernandez of San Angelo; three sisters, Chavela Hernandez and Amilia Hernandez both of Mexico City, Mexico, and Estella Fernandez of Chicago; one brother, Leonard Hernandez of San Angelo; a son-in-law, Gabriel Rosales, of Coleman; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Stevens Funeral Home in Coleman was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Stewart
Leo Stewart, 79, of Lometa died June 12, 2000, in Temple.
Services were held June 14 at the Senterfitt Cemetery in Lampasas County, with Pastor G.W. Wheeler officiating.
Born Sept. 20, 1920, in Liberty Hill, he was the son of James Gidding and Virginia Park Stewart.
Mr. Stewart married Von Dell Montine Tatum on Jan. 14, 1956, in Belton. He was a truck driver and a member of the Full Gospel Church in Lometa.
Survivors include his wife of Lometa; two sons, James Leo Stewart and his wife, Teresa, of Lometa and David Lee Stewart of Bend; four daughters, Vickie Dell Bynum of Clyde, Texas, Jennie Diann West and her husband, Jerry, of Lometa, Virginia Elizabeth Farr and her husband, Charley, of Blum, Texas, and Carri Sue Molina and her husband, Martin, of Cleburne; 20 grandchildren, Josh, Dale and Nessa, Michael, Christopher, Colby, Saundra and Paul, Steven, Sheila, Paula and Pat, Brandy and Heath, Cindi, Christy, Charlene, Jessica, Amanda and Martina; six great-grandchildren, Kenzie, Tyler, Justin, Wade, Alexis and Noah; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, seven brothers and five sisters.
The family requested memorials be made to any scholarship fund at Lometa High School or the Senterfitt Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Howell-Doran Funeral Home of San Saba.

Mr. Hightower
Funeral services for Howard Knox Hightower, 83, of Lometa: Oct. 4, 2000, Dodson Funeral Home Memorial Chapel, Lampasas. Burial, Center Cemetery at Lometa.
Mr. Hightower died Oct. 2 at Spring Oaks Terrace Nursing Home.
He was born in Moline, the son of Arl Richard and Viola Mae "Ola" Hightower.
Mr. Hightower attended school in Moline for several years. He graduated from Center High School.
He married Ruby Spivey on Sept. 2, 1939, in Lometa.
He had lived in the Lometa are for 50 years where he was a rancher.
He was one of the founders of the Lometa FFA Rodeo.
Survivors include his wife of Lometa; two daughters and their husbands, Mary and Marvin Marek, of Temple, and Donna and Mike Tanner, of Hamilton; a son and his wife, Richard and Ginger Hightower, of Lometa; three sisters, LaDell Woolley, of Austin, Euva Blodgett, of Goldthwaite, and Edna Spivey, of Weatherford; two brothers and their wives, Berley and Joyce Hightower, and Arl and Beth Hightower, all of Lometa; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Opal Porter.
Memorials: American Cancer Society, Lampasas chapter, 1116 Ford St., Lampasas, Texas 76550.
Arrangements: Dodson Funeral Home of Lampasas.

Mr. Fredenrich
No services are scheduled for Ira Tilden "Tex" Fredenrich, 73, of Lampasas. The body was cremated.
Mr. Fredenrich died Jan. 27, 2001, at his residence.
He was born June 7, 1927, in Weldon, the son of William Walter and Maedell Sills Fredenrich.
Mr. Fredenrich was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a rancher and a Lutheran.
He was a member of the Cold Springs VFW and the American Legion.
He had been a resident of Lampasas since September 2000.
He is survived by three sons; five daughters; and eight grandchildren.
Arrangements: Briggs-Gamel-Funeral Home of Lampasas.

Mr. Day
Graveside services for B.C. Day Jr., 76, of San Angelo, Feb. 1, 2001, Adams Cemetery, Coleman County.
Mr. Day died Jan. 29 in San Angelo.
He was born and reared in Burkett in Coleman County, and had lived in San Angelo for more than 30 years.
He helped make furniture for Carlsbad State School.
Survivors include three brothers, N.R. "Rusty" Day, of Izoro, Edward E. Day, of Winters, and Willie Day, of Overton; two sisters, Lorean Whorton and Ida May, both of Brownwood; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Memorials: Adams Cemetery or Carlsbad State School, just north of San Angelo.
Arrangements: Dodson Funeral Home of Lampasas

Mrs. Creacy
Funeral services for Betty Jean Gourley Creacy, 70, of Evant, April 6, 2001, Gatesville Funeral Home Chapel. Burial, Pearl Cemetery.
Mrs. Creacy died April 3 in a Temple hospital.
She was born Jan. 2, 1931, to Louis and Rowene Dildene Gourley.
Mrs. Creacy was reared and attended school in Dripping Springs where she graduated in 1948 as valedictorian of her class.
She married Durwood Creacy on Aug. 4, 1948. They resided in Belton and Salado before moving to Evant where they had lived for 47 years.
Mrs. Creacy was a member of the Church of Christ, the Pearl Quilting Club and Order of the Eastern Star.
Survivors include her husband of Evant; one son, Larry Creacy, of Burleson; one daughter, Sherry Crain, and husband, Doug, of Stephenville; brothers, Buster Gourley Jr. and Buck Gourley; sisters, Helen Collins and Bobbie Kennedy; grandchildren, Andrea, Brent, Christie, Calandre and Maria; and one great-grandchild, Conner.
Memorials to Pearl Community Center or Pearl Cemetery Association.
Arrangements by Gatesville Funeral Home.

Mrs. Berry
Funeral services for Anna Berry, 94, of Lampasas, June 19, 2001, Dodson Funeral Home. Officiant: Dr. Adrian Coleman. Burial, Oak Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Berry died June 17 at Rollins Brook Community Hospital.
She was born and reared in Burnet County and attended Bethel School before moving to Lake Victor where she graduated from school in 1924.
She married George Wesley Berry on July 12, 1924, in Lampasas.
Mrs. Berry was a member of the Lampasas Chapter Order of the Eastern Star No. 295 and a former member of the First Texas Bank Heritage Club.
She was a member of First Baptist Church and the Dorcas Sunday School Class.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Anna Lois and Willis R. Landers, of Lampasas; a son and daughter-in-law, G.W. and Naomi Berry Jr., of Lampasas; one sister, Carrie Copley, of Burnet; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband in 1973, and by five brothers and three sisters.
Memorials to the charity of one's choice.
Arrangements by Dodson Funeral Home of Lampasas.

Mrs. Syfrett
Funeral services for Wanda Davis Syfrett, 65, of Lampasas, June 19, 2001, Briggs-Gamel-Wilcox Funeral Home Chapel. Officiant: Minister Reid Schaub. Burial, North Brown Cemetery, Mills County, near Goldthwaite.
Mrs. Syfrett died June 16 at Scott & White Hospital in Temple.
She was born Dec. 10, 1935, in Mills County, the daughter of Bernard Crouch "Jack" Davis and Gladys Long Hall.
She was married to Andrew Jasper Syfrett.
Mrs. Syfrett was a homemaker and a Baptist. She had lived in Lampasas since February 2001, coming from Norway, S.C.
Survivors include sons, Timothy Syfrett, of Red Oak, Daniel Syfrett, of Conroe, Terry Clendenen, of San Antonio, and Timothy Clendenen, of Goldthwaite; daughters, Rebecca Brown, of Morgan City, La., and Nancy Strickland, of Red Oak; her mother of Lampasas; one brother, John Davis, and wife, Lois, of Mesquite; and two brothers-in-law, the Rev. Harold W. Syfrett, of Charleston, S.C., and Wilbur C. Syfrett, of Cordova, S.C.
Other survivors include sisters, Vera Warren, and husband, Joe, of Oglesby, and Dianna Buchanan, of La Vernia; one sister-in-law, Louise Stroble, of Ridgeville, S.C.; 15 grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her husband on Feb. 10, 2000; a stepson, Steve Syfrett; and her stepfather, Johnnie "Cobb" Hall.
Memorials to American Heart Association.
Arrangements by Briggs-Gamel-Wilcox Funeral Directors of Lampasas. stodian at Lampasas High

Mr. Stewart
Dallas Stewart, 78, of Lampasas died Oct. 29, 2001, at his residence.
Funeral services are pending. Arrangements are under the direction of Dodson Funeral Home.

Mr. Paulsen
Gary Wayne Paulsen of Lometa died Oct. 19, 2001, at Metroplex Hospital in Killeen. He was 42.
His body will be cremated, with memorial services to be held later in Colorado.
Mr. Paulsen was born May 31, 1959, in Denver to Jimmie Lee Paulsen and Shirley L. Patterson Paulsen Walters. He had lived in Ridgecrest, Colo., before moving to Lometa several months ago.
He was a welder and a member of the Methodist faith.
Survivors include his mother and step-father, Shirley Walters and Bud Walters of Lometa; one brother, Jerrold L. Paulsen of Wheatridge, Colo.; grandmother, Mable R. Paulsen of Arvada, Colo; and two nieces, Jessica Paulsen and Becky Paulsen.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Briggs-Gamel-Wilcox Funeral Directors had charge of local arrangements.

Mrs. Williams
Funeral services were Oct. 23, 2001 at Briggs-Gamel-Wilcox Funeral Home Chapel for Mildred Alice Irvine Williams of Lampasas. The Rev. Mills Caraway officiated the services, and burial followed at Rock Church Cemetery in Rumley.
Mrs. Williams died Oct. 20 at Lampasas Nursing and Rehabilitation Center at the age of 84.
She was born Sept. 12, 1917, in Kempner to Robert T. Irvine and Alma Hallmark Irvine.
After her marriage Feb. 26, 1938, in Kempner to Lawrence Avis Williams, she lived in Crane, Texas, until moving to Lampasas in 1972.
A homemaker, Mrs. Williams was a member of First United Methodist Church in Lampasas.
She is survived by her husband of Lampasas; two sons, Larry R. Williams of Kempner, and Loren Williams of Harker Heights; one daughter, Diana W. Dyer of San Angelo; one brother, Alvin Irvine of Oballa, Fla.; sister-in-law Letha Irvine of Abilene; four grandchildren, Kimberly Dyer, Kasey Dyer, Jessica Williams and Melinda Williams; and nieces, Linda Williams Ball, Becky Williams Reinhart, Patty Williams Edwards and Laura Williams Scott.
Mrs. Williams was preceded in death by a sister, Emily Irvine, and a brother, Clarence Irvine.
The family requested memorials be made to the Alzheimer Association.
Briggs-Gamel-Wilcox was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Garey
A memorial service for Sarah Lavenia "Meme" Garey, 60, of Wichita Falls is Feb. 8, 2002, at 10 a.m. at All-Saints Episcopal Church with the Very Rev. John D. Payne officiating. Burial will follow at Crestview Memorial Park. Mrs. Garey died Feb. 1 at Wichita Falls. She was born May 27, 1941, in Lampasas, the daughter of Charlie Stokes and Dollie Belle Avant Haynie. She married Thomas A. Garey in Lampasas on Dec. 5, 1958. Mrs. Garey worked in sales for J.C. Penney's for more than 13 years, and then Dillard's for over 10 years. She was a member of
All-Saints Episcopal Church, where she was a member of the Altar Guild and taught Sunday School. Mrs. Garey also was a member of ECW and a former member of Laureate Delta Mu of Beta Sigma Phi. Survivors include her husband of Wichita Falls; her mother, Dollie Barbour, and husband, Clarence D., of Lampasas; daughters, Renee Rogers, and husband, Joe, of Midland, and Beth Fancher, and husband, Eric, of The Colony; a son, Jeff Garey, and wife, Paula, of Wichita Falls; sisters, Charlotte Haynie, of Lampasas, and Jane Dillahunty, of Austin; 10 grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father in 1956. Pallbearers are grandsons Joshua Garey and Chance Garey, and Henry Dvorken, Bob Guerin, Daniel Johnson and Mike Latham. Honorary pallbearer is grandson, Chance Garey. The family requests memorials be made to All-Saints Episcopal Church, 2606 Southwest Parkway, Wichita Falls, Texas 76308. Arrangements by
Hampton-Vaughan Crestview.

Mrs. Laird
Funeral services for Winnie Merle Laird, 85, of Fort Worth were held at the Church of Christ in Saginaw. Mrs. Laird died Jan. 23. She was born Dec. 26, 1916, in Burnet, the daughter of Joe and Hattie McGehee. Mrs. Laird was a retired teacher and a member of the Saginaw Church of Christ. Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Jean Laird; a daughter and son-in-law, Janice and Larry Brewer; a sister, Mattie Dale McGehee; grandchildren, Angela Estep, Cristal Carroll, Russell Laird, Valerie Meadows, Larry Brewer Jr. and Ronald Brewer; 15 great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Ruby McGehee; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, D.G. Laird, and by brothers, Johnnie, Willie and Emanuel McGehee, all of Lampasas.

Mr. O'Hair
Funeral services for Robert H. O'Hair, 57, of Burnet were Feb. 4, 2002, at Clements-Wilcox Funeral Chapel with Dan Shipley and Bill McCoy officiating. Burial followed at Tobey Cemetery. Mr. O'Hair died Feb. 2 at Austin Heart Hospital. He was born Aug. 10, 1944. He graduated from Burnet High School in 1964. He attended Barber College in Austin and worked in Copperas Cove for several years. Mr. O'Hair resided in Burnet for 23 years, then moved to Marble Falls and worked at Purestone/J.M. Huber until his retirement Dec. 3, 2000. He was a member of West Oaks Church of Christ in Burnet. Survivors include his wife of 35 years, Glenda; children, Cherie Ann, Dan and Travis O'Hair; grandchildren, Nicki and
Daniel; a sister, Selma Jordan; nieces and nephews; and other relatives. Pallbearers were Jimmy Stinnett, Tommy Pearson, Van Plevan, David Jordan, Don Clark, John Goodall, Ronnie Rodriguez and Mike Cantrill. The family requested memorials be made to the charity of one's choice. Arrangements by Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home of Marble Falls.

Mrs. Zimmerman
Graveside services for Annie Marie Zimmerman, 76, of Burnet were Feb. 7, 2002, at Hillsdale Cemetery near Izoro with Elder Hugh Montgomery officiating. Mrs. Zimmerman died Feb. 4. She was born April 16, 1925, in Dallas, the daughter of Omnis Eston and Ora Lee Edmondson Butler. Mrs. Zimmerman was reared by her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. L.A. Edmondson of the Peabody-Hillsdale Community in Coryell County. She had lived in Snyder for many years and was employed by Bell Telephone Company for more than 30 years. For the past six years, Mrs.
Zimmerman had resided in Burnet. Survivors include one son, Marvin Don Cummings, of Carrollton; two granddaughters, Margo M. Cummings and Elizabeth T. Dean, both of Richardson; three brothers, Bernard I. Butler and Eugene B. Butler, both of Burnet, and Clyde B. Butler, of Milwaukie, Ore.; a half-sister, Jackie Kaup, of Lebanon, Ore.; and eight nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a son, Jimmy Cummings.


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