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Elizabeth Garza
COLEMAN - Elizabeth Dee ``Liz'' Garza, 39, of Coleman died Friday, May 14, 1999, in an Abilene hospital.
Memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Monday in Stevens Funeral Home Chapel.
She was born Dec. 3, 1959, in Hobbs, N.M., and had lived in Coleman for the past five years, moving from Hobbs. She was a hairdresser and a Baptist.
Survivors include her husband, Mike Garza of Coleman; a daughter, Michelle Eileen Garza of Phoenix, Ariz.; her mother, Edna Wright of Coleman; her stepfather, Earl Wright of Coleman; three sisters, Johnnie Mae Bradford of Carlsbad, N.M., Romie Jeanne Nowlin of Warren and Paulinda Sue Boyer of Denton; and three grandchildren.

Carl Jacobson
BRADY - Carl ``Jake'' Jacobson, 82, died Thursday, May 13, 1999, in Brady.
Memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the First Christian Church with burial in Live Oak Cemetery. Arrangements are by Heart of Texas Funeral Home.
He was born June 17, 1916, in Lightner and was a lifetime resident of Brady. An Army veteran of World War II, he was a lineman for 41 years with McCulloch County Electric Cooperative and was a member of the First Christian Church. He was a member of Burton McCord Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3234 and Howard Kilmer American Legion Post 510 in Mercury.
Survivors include his wife, Helen Jacobson of Brady; a daughter, Brenda Hoffman of McCamey; three sons, Robert Carroll of Liberty Hill, Vernon Carroll of Laredo and David Jacobson of Austin; four sisters, Marjorie Smith of Oklahoma City, Elverie Nalls of Luling, Wynell Roper of Brady and Josephine Brown of Mason; a brother, Jarvis Jacobson of Houston; eight grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

P.O. Vines
CRANE - P.O. ``Slim'' Vines, 89, died Friday, May 14, 1999, in a local hospital.
Service will be at 2 p.m. today at the First United Methodist Church with burial in Crane County Cemetery. Arrangements are by Richard W. Box Funeral Home.
He was born June 11, 1909, in Comanche County. He was a retired cowboy and oil-field worker, and was employed at Gulf Oil until his retirement in 1972.
Survivors include, Leta Mae Vines; a daughter, Elouise (Edie) Vines White of Midland; a son, Darrell Lee Vines; four stepchildren, Estella Pike of Arlington, Edward Bangman of Crane, Henrietta Zrabill of Kissimmee, Fla., and Bob Bangman of Ozona; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Raul Lopez
KERRVILLE - Raul G. Lopez, 82, died Friday, May 14, 1999, in a local hospital.
Rosary will be at 7 p.m. today at Grimes Funeral Chapels. Service will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Notre Dame Catholic Church with burial in Garden of Memories Cemetery.
He was born July 12, 1916, in Comfort and was a lifetime resident of Kerrville. He was an Army veteran of World War II, worked as a custodian at the Kerrville Veteran Administration Medical Center and the First National Bank and was a member of the Notre Dame Catholic Church.
Survivors include his wife, Pauline L. Lopez of Kerrville; a daughter, Nancy Melton of Wichita Falls; two sons, Raul L. Lopez Jr. of Kerrville and Larry L. Lopez of San Angelo; a sister, Dora Espinoso of Kerrville; a brother, Rudolfo Lopez of San Antonio; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

I. Ace Howell
SAN SABA - I. Ace Howell, 85, of Kingsland and formerly of San Saba, died Friday, May 14, 1999, in Georgetown.
Service will be at 3 p.m. Monday in Howell-Doran Funeral Home with burial in San Saba City Cemetery.
He was born April 6, 1914, in San Saba County. He was an Army veteran of World War II and the former owner of Howell-Doran Funeral Home.
Survivors include two daughters, Patty Howell Kuykendall of Llano and Dr. Elizabeth Howell Mealy of Georgetown; a brother, John Ben Howell of Chappel; a sister, Verna Lynn of Brownwood; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

DONALD YOUNG
Donald Young, 59, of Big Lake died Saturday, May 15, 1999, at his residence.
Service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 18, at the First Baptist Church with the Rev. J.B. Bitner officiating. Burial will follow in Glen Rest Cemetery. Arrangements are by Johnson's Funeral Home.
Donald was born June 5, 1939, in Pecos. He was a pumper for T.L.J. Inc.
He is survived by his wife, Janet Young of Big Lake; two sons, Mark Young of Big Lake and Michael Young of San Angelo; one daughter, Debra Young of San Angelo; two grandchildren, Jaron Young and Megan Young, both of San Angelo; two brothers, Howard Young of Big Lake and Wade Young of Tow; three sisters, La Vaughn Hill of Big Lake, Helen Dale of Tow and Connie Ivy of Marble Falls; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Pallbearers will be Butch Stout, Bob Stout, Michael Jones, Everet Miller, Drake McKinney, Lloyd Layman, Bobby Ray and J.R. Dunn.

MERTIS LUTHER EVANS
Mertis Luther Evans, 76, of San Angelo died Friday, May 14, 1999, in Shannon Medical Center.
Mertis was born May 26, 1922, in San Angelo to C.C. and Vera (Hemphill) Luther. She graduated from Ozona High School in 1940 and married Waymon C. Evans on Oct. 11, 1941. He preceded her in death on July 4, 1975. Her twin sister, Merle Brown, preceded her in death in 1976.
Mertis retired as a bookkeeper for Elliott Equipment in 1996. She was a resident of San Angelo for more than 50 years and attended West Angelo Church of Christ.
She is survived by a son, Bryan L. Evans of Plano; a granddaughter, Kimberly Evans of Dallas; and three sisters, Pauline Barbee of San Angelo, Florence Hoshall of Burtonsville, Md., and Sybil Brown of Rankin.
Service will be at 1 p.m. Monday, May 17, in Robert Massie Riverside Chapel with Steve McLean, minister of West Angelo Church of Christ, officiating. Burial will follow in Fairmount Cemetery.
The family request that memorials be made to Hospice of San Angelo.

WAYNE WADE HOWARD
BALLINGER - Wayne Wade Howard, 71, of Ballinger died Saturday morning, May 15, 1999, at his home.
Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Monday, May 17, in Rains-Seale Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Winford Gore officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.
Wayne was born June 23, 1927, in Bromide, Okla., to Eugene Howard and Gladys McCartney Howard. He married Gay Jarrett June 13, 1958, in San Angelo. An Army veteran, he retired as a block foreman with the Ballinger Compress. He was a Baptist and a past member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion. He loved his domino playing, his fishing and raising goats and his dogs, which were his constant companions.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Wayne is survived by his wife, Gay Jarrett Howard of Ballinger; three sons, Jeff Howard and his wife, Melissa, of Sweetwater, Lee Howard and his wife, Celia, of Stanton and Mike Howard of Ballinger; his father-in-law, M.L. Jarrett of Ballinger; two sisters, Imogene Tadsen of Conroe and Karen Wedge of Haltom City; and four grandchildren, Kyle and Wade Howard of Sweetwater and Candice and Kelsi Howard of Stanton.
Pallbearers will be Dub Robinson, Ronnie Denton, Robert Behrens, C.J. Robinson, Kelly Chapman, Rick Sonnenberg and Eddie Brown. Honorary pallbearers will be Bennie Jobe, Dause Switzer, Frankie Berryman and W.A. Oatman. 

Virgia Lambert
Virgia Mays Lambert, 75, of San Angelo died Saturday, May 15, 1999, in a local hospital.
Service will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Grape Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Brad Winchester officiating. Graveside service will be at 3 p.m. in Lamesa Memorial Park in Lamesa. Arrangements are by Johnson's Funeral Home.
She was born July 27, 1923, in Sabinal. She was retired from the San Angelo State School and was a member of Grape Creek Baptist Church.
Survivors include a stepson, Dwayne Lambert of Sherman; two brothers, J.R. Mays of San Angelo and Robert Mays of La Puenta, Calif.; two sisters, Lucy Huff and Colleen Simpson, both of Albuquerque, N.M.; seven grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

Tomasa Hernandez
BRADY - Tomasa Hernandez, 79, died Friday, May 14, 1999, in Brady.
Service will be at 10 a.m. today{MON} at St. Patrick's Catholic Church with burial in Rest Haven Cemetery. Arrangements are by Heritage Funeral Home.
She was born Sept. 19, 1919, in Uvalde. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church.
Survivors include three sons, Ray Hernandez of Portland, Ore., Elias Hernandez of Uvalde and Richard Hernandez of Brownwood; three daughters, Sulema Ruiz and Orma Ruiz, both of Brady, and Mary Del Basque of Warden; four sisters, Georgia Ortez of Portland, Marcellus Nevarres of Burley, Idaho, and Chave Reyes and Anita Lopez, both of Uvalde; 32 grandchildren; 47 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Alfred Richardson
COLEMAN - Alfred P. Richardson, 89, died Saturday in a local hospital.
Memorial service was Sunday in Holiday Hill Chapel. Arrangements were by Walker Funeral Home.
He was born March 4, 1910, in Alvarado. An Army Air Force veteran of World War II, he was a salesman and a Methodist. He worked for Gulf Oil Refining Co.
Survivors include several cousins, including Mr. and Mrs. John Queen of Coleman.

Mary Lauderback
CRANE - Mary C. Lauderback, 71, died Sunday, May 16, 1999, in a local care center.
Service will be at 2 p.m. today{MON} at the First Baptist Church with burial in Crane County Cemetery. Arrangements are by Shaffer-Nichols Funeral Home.
She was born March 14, 1928, in Slaton and was a longtime resident of Crane. She was the head appraiser for the Crane Independent School District and was a member of the Eastern Star and First Baptist church.
Survivors include a cousin, Katy Darden of Crane.

Ruby Snipes
McCAMEY - Ruby Snipes, 71, of McCamey died Saturday, May 15, 1999, in an Odessa hospital.
Service will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Eastside Baptist Church with graveside service at 2 p.m. in Fairview Cemetery in Midland. Arrangements are by Shaffer-Nichols Funeral Home.
She was born Aug. 12, 1927, in Plumerville, Ark., and had been a resident of McCamey since 1989, moving from Midland. She was a waitress and a member of the Rebekah Lodge, American Legion Auxiliary and Eastside Baptist Church.
Survivors include a son, Mike Hall of McCamey; a stepdaughter, Sandy Brazil of Midland; a brother, Robert E. Roach of McCamey; a sister, Wanda Covill of San Angelo; two stepgrandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Susana Aguirre
STANTON - Susana Ontiveros Aguirre, 66, of Stanton died Saturday, May 15, 1999, in a Big Spring hospital.
Rosary will be at 7 p.m. today{MON} and Tuesday in Stanton Memorial Funeral Home Chapel. Service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church with burial in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.
She was born May 24, 1932, in Austin and had been a resident of Martin County since 1961. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband, Alberto Aguirre Sr. of Stanton; six daughters, Candy Hinojosa, Esiquia Marquez and Pascuala Herrera, all of Stanton, Victoria Brondo of Kerrville and Theresa Seago and Patricia Aguirre, both of Big Spring; four sons, Johnny Aguirre of Blanca, Colo., Alberto Aguirre Jr. and Louis Aguirre, both of Midland, and Porfirio Aguirre of Big Spring; two brothers, Esteban Ontiveros of Austin and Crecencio Ontiveros of Sand Springs; three sisters, Isabel Martinez and Inez Islas, both of Big Spring, and Rufina Cepeda of Houston; 34 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren.

Melba Davis
COLEMAN - Melba LaNell Davis, 57, of Coleman died Sunday, May 16, 1999, in an Abilene hospital.
Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Coleman City Cemetery Pavilion. Arrangements are by Stevens Funeral Home.
She was born Feb. 12, 1942, in Roscoe and was a lifetime resident of Coleman. She was a financial consultant with Complete Care Services and a member of Elm Street Church of Christ.
Survivors include her husband, Dalton Davis of Coleman; a son, Steve Davis of Eagle River, Alaska; her father, C.N. Davenport of Coleman; and three grandchildren.

Dean Pherigo
FORT STOCKTON - Dean Wesley Pherigo, 39, died Sunday, May 16, 1999, in Lubbock.
Service will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Fort Stockton Funeral Home Chapel with graveside service at 4 p.m. in Coahoma Cemetery in Coahoma.
He was born Nov. 17, 1959, in Coahoma. He was a funeral director and embalmer and was a member of the Church of Christ.
Survivors include his wife, Cynthia Pherigo of Fort Stockton; his parents, Truman and Janie Pherigo of Coahoma; four children, Kevin DeHaven of Fort Gordan, Ga., Chris DeHaven, T.J. Strickland and Amanda Strickland, all of Fort Stockton; five brothers, Larry Pherigo and Bobby Pherigo, both of Coahoma, Chuck Pherigo and Keith Pherigo, both of Fort Worth, and Steven Pherigo of Big Spring; a sister, Linda Denton of Midland; and numerous nieces and nephews.

W.C. Oney
MONAHANS - W.C. ``Dub'' Oney, 70, of Wickett died Saturday, May 15, 1999, in a local hospital.
Service will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday in Harkey Funeral Home Chapel.
He was born March 3, 1929, in Abilene. He was a retired dispatcher for Permian Corp. and a Methodist.
Survivors include two daughters, Sheri O. Durham of Wickett and Carolyn O. Hughes of Houston; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Clyde Jamison
BIG SPRING - Clyde Harold Jamison, 87, died Saturday, May 15, 1999, in a local nursing home.
Graveside service will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday in Ochiltree County Cemetery. Arrangements are Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.
He was born Nov. 18, 1911, in Beaver County, Okla., and had lived in Big Spring since 1946. He was a retired farmer, real-estate agent and teacher. He also was a member of the Church of Christ.
Survivors include two sons, Jerry Jamison of Big Spring and Rex Jamison of Ventura, Calif.; a daughter, Jo Neeta Campbell of Amarillo; a brother, Dwayne Jamison of Tyler; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. 

HERMINA `ERMA' BOLF TIMMINS
Hermina ``Erma'' Bolf Timmins, 82, of San Angelo died Sunday, May 16, 1999, in Meadow Creek Nursing Center.
Service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 18, in Johnson's Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Ron Sutto, pastor of First Presbyterian Church, officiating. Burial will follow in Lawnhaven Memorial Gardens.
Erma was born Nov. 4, 1916, in Runnels County and was a lifetime resident.
Erma was a civil service employee at Goodfellow Air Force Base, Mathis Field and managed the Credit Union at Baptist Memorials. She worked in the Tom Green County Court House and was elected District Clerk in 1966 and retired in 1975.
Erma was preceded in death by her first husband, Cliff Tupper in 1964 and was married to Jack W. Timmins in 1974. He preceded her in death on Jan. 21, 1997.
Survivors include one sister, Lydia Englert and her three children, Harvey Englert and wife, Patty, Duane Englert and wife, JoAnn, all of San Angelo, and Arlene Hoelscher and husband, Jerry, of St. Lawrence; and numerous other nieces and nephews.
Erma was always a part of this family and was continuously involved on all special holidays.
Pallbearers will be Wesley Janek, Lonnie Bolf, Bob Gleason, Dale Burk, Jerry Hoelscher and Steve Calvert.
The family wishes to express a special thanks to the staff at Meadow Creek Nursing Center for their loving care.

GLADYS FRANCISO (HOELSCHER) WILLIAMS
BALLINGER - Gladys Francis (Hoelscher) Williams, 74, of Olfen died at 6:50 a.m. Sunday, May 16, 1999, in Shannon Medical Center in San Angelo.
Rosary will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 18, at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Olfen. Mass will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 19, at the church with Father Stephen Kennelly officiating. Burial will follow in St. Boniface Catholic Cemetery in Olfen. Arrangements are by Rains-Seale Funeral Home.
She was born April 9, 1925, in Olfen to A.W. and Hilda Katherine Wanoreck Hoelscher. She was a farmer and a homemaker. She was a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church in Olfen and the Christian Mothers and Catholic Daughters of America.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husbands, Earon W. Jackson, John S. Davis and Chester Williams.
Survivors include two sons, Emmitt Jackson of Rowena and Tommy Jackson of Ballinger; two daughters, Janis Jackson of Rowena and Cheri Watkins of San Angelo; her grandchildren, Janya Jackson, Angela Fernandez, Dustin Watkins and Quincy Watkins; and three great-grandchildren.

DONALD YOUNG
Donald Young, 59, of Big Lake died Saturday, May 15, 1999, at his residence after a long battle with cancer.
Service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 18, at the First Baptist Church in Big Lake with the Rev. J.B. Bitner officiating. Burial will be in Glen Rest Cemetery. Arrangements are by Johnson's Funeral Home.
Donald was born June 5, 1939, in Pecos to Elbert and Ruth Burditt Young. He was a pumper for T.L.J. Inc. He was a member of the First Baptist Church.
Don was an avid sportsman who loved to fish, hunt and play cards. He often spoke of the good times he enjoyed on the Pecos River with this family and friends. Even when he was too sick to get out of bed he warned family and friends to call before coming over because he was planning a trip to the river.
He is survived by his wife, Janet Young of Big Lake; two sons, Mark Young of Big Lake and Michael Young and wife, Sonja, of San Angelo; one daughter, Deborah Young of San Angelo; two grandchildren, Jaron Young and Megan Young, both of San Angelo; two brothers, Howard Young of Big Lake and Wade Young and wife, Destrie, of Tow; three sisters, La Vaughn Hill of Big Lake, Helen Dale of Tow and Connie Ivy of Marble Falls; two aunts, Charlsie Gregory of Big Lake and Zola Bilbo of San Angelo; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Pallbearers will be special friends Butch Stout, Bob Stout, Mikel Jones, Everett Miller, Drake McKinney, Lloyd Layman, Bobby Ray and J.R. Dunn.
The family would like to express its sincere appreciation to Hospice of San Angelo for their special care and kindness and request that any memorials be made to Hospice of San Angelo.

BLANCHE POFF VENABLE
Blanche Poff Venable, 81, of San Angelo died Sunday, May 16, 1999, in Shannon Medical Center after a lengthy illness.
Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 19, in Laurel Land Memorial Park in Fort Worth with the Rev. Verne Fuqua officiating. Arrangements are by Laurel Land Funeral Home.
Blanche was born March 14, 1918, near Tulia to Blan and Alla Blanche Poff. The family moved to Hereford in 1920, and in the mid 1930s to Redlands, Calif., where she graduated from high school in 1935. She joined the U.S. Women's Army Corps in 1943 and served in a communications division in Europe. After returning home, she pursued a career with the Bell Telephone System and worked in Abilene and Los Angeles. She later became a homemaker.
She married James R. Venable Jan. 11, 1949, in New Orleans. During their lives together, they resided in several cities and towns in Mississippi, Oklahoma, Illinois and Texas, before moving to San Angelo in 1973. She was a member of Sierra Vista United Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a sister and two brothers, as well as four brothers who died in infancy.
Survivors include her husband, James of San Angelo; a son, Richard Venable of San Angelo and his friend, Diane Schmahl; a brother, Grady Poff of Las Vegas; three sisters-in-law, Lil Poff of San Angelo, Bernice Billingsley of Fort Worth and Jeanette Poff of Levelland; and several cousins, nieces and nephews.
The family wishes to express its heartfelt appreciation to Dr. Steven McCloy, Dr. Edward Artnak, Dr. James Yost, the special nursing and therapy staff of the Shannon Skilled Nursing Unit and Outreach Health Services.

Mackie Meza
Mackie Aldrete Meza, 68, of San Angelo died Friday, May 14, 1999, in a local hospital.
Graveside service will be at 9 a.m. today in Lawnhaven Memorial Gardens. Arrangements are by Johnson's Funeral Home.
She was born July 22, 1930, in San Angelo. She was a waitress.
Survivors include a sister, Eloise Jacques of Los Angeles.

Eleanor Kinney
Eleanor Kinney, 81, died Friday, May 14, 1999, in a local hospital.
Service will be at 2 p.m Wednesday at St. Paul Baptist Church with burial in Calvary Cemetery. Arrangements are by Starks Funeral Home.
She was born Nov. 16, 1917, in Robinson County. She was a retired domestic worker and a member of Rose Hill Chapel in Calvert.
Survivors include four sisters, Arealia Ewing, Margie Henderson, Dorothy Jones and Beatrice Riles, all of San Angelo.

Herbert Horeis
Herbert Horeis, 82, of San Angelo died Monday, May 17, 1999, in a local hospital.
Service will be at 5 p.m. Wednesday in Johnson's Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bob Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Midway Cemetery on Arden Road.
He was born Aug. 20, 1916, in Knickerbocker. He was a World War II veteran, a rancher and a test driver for Goodyear.
Survivors include his wife, Gail Horeis, a son, Allan Horeis, and a daughter, Leslie Earnest, all of San Angelo; two stepdaughters, Cindy Bailey of Grape Creek and Sherry Brownrigg of San Angelo; a brother, Walter Horeis of Mertzon; two sisters, Alma Barnes of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, and Annie Mae Harris of San Angelo; five grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Charles Blair
Charles Blair, 64, of Paint Rock died Monday, May 17, 1999, in a local nursing home.
Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Paint Rock Cemetery with the Rev. Paul Terry officiating. Arrangements are by Johnson's Funeral Home.
He was born July 14, 1934, in Ozona and was a lifetime resident of Paint Rock. An Army veteran of the Korean War, he worked in the oil field and was a rancher.
Survivors include three children, Charles Dean Blair, Ray Blair and Becky Rankin; two brothers, Frank Blair and Brooks Blair; a sister, Jean Peabody; three stepchildren; 11 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Mardell Morgenthaler
KERMIT - Mardell Morgenthaler, 79, died Sunday, May 16, 1999, at her residence.
Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in Kermit Cemetery. Arrangements are by Cooper Funeral Chapel.
She was born Sept. 25, 1919, Eastland County and had been a resident of Kermit for 44 years. She was a homemaker and a Baptist.
Survivors include a son, Ernest Lee Stearmer of Hobbs, N.M.; a brother, George Putty of Moab, Utah; two grandsons; and three great-grandchildren.

Isabel Molina
OZONA - Isabel Molina, 81, died Sunday, May 16, 1999, at her residence.
Service will be at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church with burial in Lima Cemetery. Arrangements are by Preddy Funeral Home.
She was born April 30, 1918, in Ozona and was a lifetime resident. She was a homemaker and a Catholic.
Survivors include her husband, Juan Molina of Ozona; three daughters, Hilda Valdez of Cartersville, Ga., Beatriz Galan and Pifi Borrego, both of Ozona; a son, Juan Molina Jr. of Buchanan, Ga.; a brother, Ramiro Luna of Midland; 19 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.

Alicia Galindo
PECOS - Alicia Hernandez Galindo, 64, of Pecos died Sunday, May 16, 1999, in an Odessa hospital.
Rosary will be at 7:30 p.m. today in Pecos Funeral Home Chapel. Service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Christ the King Catholic Church in Balmorhea with burial in Balmorhea Cemetery.
She was born June 9, 1934, in Balmorhea and was a lifetime resident of Pecos. She was a homemaker and a Catholic.
Survivors include her mother, Timotea Hernandez of Balmorhea; three sons, Marcos Galindo Jr., Joe Luis Galindo and Hector Galindo, all of Pecos; three daughters, Polly Campos of Pecos, Janie Jaramillo of Carlsbad, N.M., and Rachel Elizondo of Odessa; two brothers, Luis Hernandez and Alberto Hernandez, both of Balmorhea; four sisters, Virginia Vasquez of Balmorhea, Mariana Minjarez and Cruz Pacheco, both of Pecos, and Cindy Lira of Van Horn; 12 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Martha Young
ANDREWS - Martha Louise Young, 87, of Midland died Sunday, May 16, 1999, in a Midland hospital.
Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. today in Andrews West Cemetery. Arrangements are by McNett Funeral Home.
She was born Oct. 7, 1911, in Sherman and had been a resident of Andrews since 1988, moving to Midland in 1997. She owned and operated Mom's Package Store in Goldsmith and was a member of the Rebekah Lodge.
Survivors include two daughters, Bettie Boyd of Midland and Margie Deck of Andrews; a son, Bill Craver of Rotan; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Frank Speakmon
KERRVILLE - Frank L. ``Franky'' Speakmon, 75, died Sunday, May 16, 1999, in a local hospital.
Service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at St. Peter's Episcopal Church with burial in Garden of Memories. Arrangements are by Grimes Funeral Chapels.
He was born Oct. 24, 1923, in San Antonio and had been a resident of Kerrville for 35 years. A Coast Guard veteran of World War II, he was retired from the Kerr County Courthouse where he had served as building superintendent for 15 years and was a member of St. Peter's Episcopal Church and the Sheriff's Association.
Survivors include his wife, Trilby Speakmon of Kerrville; two sons, Frank ``Mickey'' Speakmon Jr. of Bryan and Michael Lamar Speakmon of Houston; a brother, Thomas L. Speakmon of Fort Walton Beach, Fla.; and five grandchildren.

George Rush
KERMIT - George H. Rush, 92, died Saturday, May 15, 1999, at his residence.
Service will be at 10:30 a.m. today at Cooper Funeral Chapel with burial in Kermit Cemetery.
He was born March 18, 1907, in Waynesburg, Pa., and had been a resident of Kermit for 39 years. He was a retired pipeline construction worker and a Methodist.
Survivors include a son, Barney J. Rush of Denver City; three daughters, Darlene Allison of Washington, D.C., Barbara Del Bianco of Bryan and Ann Jolley of El Paso; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Luis Cisneroz Sr.
BIG SPRING - Luis Cisneroz Sr., 99, of Big Spring died Saturday, May 15, 1999, at his residence.
Service will be at 10:30 a.m. today at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with burial in Mount Olive Memorial Park. Arrangements are by Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.
He was born Aug. 25, 1899, in Del Rio and was a longtime resident of Big Spring. He worked as a laborer for Don Newsom and Jerry Worthy Enterprises and was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
Survivors include a son, Guadalupe Cisneroz Sr. of Greeley, Colo.; six grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; and two nieces.

Frieda Moore
MONAHANS - Frieda Moore, 68, of Blackwell died Saturday, May 15, 1999, at her residence.
Service will be at 11 a.m. today in Harkey Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Monahans Memorial Cemetery.
She was born Feb. 10, 1931, in Albuquerque, N.M. She was a retired restaurant manager and a Baptist.
Survivors include her husband, Robert E. Moore of Blackwell; two sons, Ronnie Moore and Tim Moore, both of Monahans; a daughter, Vicki Nickels of Blackwell; two sisters, Virginia Gierisch of Mason and Avis Brandon of Banning, Calif.; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Nita Wallas
CLYDE - Nita Fay Wallas, 87, of Abilene and formerly of Clyde, died Sunday, May 16, 1999, in an Abilene care center.
Service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Clyde Church of Christ with burial in Clyde Cemetery. Arrangements are by Bailey Funeral Home.
She was born July 5, 1911, in Eolian. She was a school teacher and a member of the Clyde Church of Christ and the Order of the Eastern Star.
Survivors include a son, John Walls of San Angelo; two grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Esau Renteria
FREDERICKSBURG - Esau Rico Renteria, 49, died Monday, May 17, 1999, at his residence.
Vigil service will be at 6:15 p.m. today in Schaetter Funeral Home Chapel. Service will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church with entombment in St. Mary's Cemetery.
He was born Aug. 1, 1949, in Mexico. He was a painter and a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church.
Survivors include his wife, Maria Yolanda Martinez Renteria, a son, Esau Martinez Renteria, and a daughter, Araceli Martinez Torres, all of Fredericksburg; a brother, Melguiades Rico Renteria of Eagle Pass; three sisters, Carmen Zavala of Houston and Narcedalia Renteria and Rosa Santillana, both of Mexico; and four grandchildren.

Carlos Rivera Jr.
FREDERICKSBURG - Carlos Aleman Rivera Jr., 55, died Monday, May 17, 1999, at his residence.
Vigil service will be at 8 p.m. today in Schaetter Funeral Home Chapel. Service will be at 9 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church with burial in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery.
He was born Nov. 19, 1943, in Fredericksburg. He was a painter and a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church.
Survivors include his wife, Rosa Ontiveroz Rivera, a son, Gilbert Rivera, and a daughter, Gracie Del Fierro, all of Fredericksburg; four sisters, Juanita Guevara, Gloria Gonzales, Estela Condarco and Amy Martinez, all of Fredericksburg; seven brothers, Leon Rivera, Jessie Rivera, Johnny Rivera and Alvino Rivera, all of Fredericksburg, Louis Rivera of Wyoming and Joe Rivera and James Rivera, both of Kerrville; and three grandchildren.

Lewis Wade
GEORGETOWN - Lewis B. ``Bunk'' Wade, 77, of Leander died Sunday, May 16, 1999, at his residence.
Service will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday in Gabriels Funeral Chapel with burial in IOOF Cemetery.
He was born May 24, 1921, in Bangs and had been a resident of Eldorado before moving to Georgetown. An Army veteran of World War II, he was the president of Fab Con Products and a Baptist.
Survivors include his wife, Agnes Wade of Leander; and numerous nieces and nephews.

GLADYS FRANCISO (HOELSCHER) WILLIAMS
BALLINGER - Gladys Francis (Hoelscher) Williams, 74, of Olfen died at 6:50 a.m. Sunday, May 16, 1999, in Shannon Medical Center in San Angelo.
Rosary will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 18, at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Olfen. Mass will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 19, at the church with Father Stephen Kennelly officiating. Burial will follow in St. Boniface Catholic Cemetery in Olfen. Arrangements are by Rains-Seale Funeral Home.
She was born April 9, 1925, in Olfen to A.W. and Hilda Katherine Wanoreck Hoelscher. She was a farmer and a homemaker. She was a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church in Olfen and the Christian Mothers and Catholic Daughters of America.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husbands, Earon W. Jackson, John S. Davis and Chester Williams.
Survivors include two sons, Emmitt Jackson of Rowena and Tommy Jackson of Ballinger; two daughters, Janis Jackson of Rowena and Cheri Watkins of San Angelo; her grandchildren, Janya Jackson, Angela Fernandez, Dustin Watkins and Quincy Watkins; and three great-grandchildren.


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