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Homer Morton
Homer L. Morton, 70, of San Angelo died Sunday, May 30, 1999, at his residence
Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Zephyr Cemetery in Zephyr with Chaplain Kenneth Patrick officiating. Arrangements are by Robert Massie Funeral Home
He was born Dec. 15, 1928, in Mereta. He was a Navy veteran and was a musician
Survivors include his wife, Janie Morton, and a sister, Helen Shackleford, both of San Angelo; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Meta Weber
FREDERICKSBURG - Meta Goehmann Weber, 98, died Sunday, May 30, 1999, in a local hospital
Service will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church with burial in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery. Arrangements are by Schaetter Funeral Home
She was born June 21, 1900, in Gillespie County. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church
Survivors include two sons, George E. Weber and Werner Weber, both of Fredericksburg; a daughter, Elizabeth Weber of Johnson City; three sisters, Gertrude Faubion, Ollie McDougal and Elenor McDonald, all of Fredricksburg; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; three step-great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; and one step-great-great-grandchild.

W.W. Foreman
CRANE - W.W. ``Warren'' Foreman, 88, of Weatherford died Sunday, May 30, 1999, in a Weatherford hospital
Graveside service will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in Crane County Cemetery. Arrangements are by Richard W. Box Funeral Home
He was born April 18, 1911, in Ballinger and had lived in Odessa, moving to Weatherford five years ago. He was a carpenter and cabinet maker and worked at Odessa Medical Center Hospital until retiring. He was a member of the Church of Christ
Survivors include a daughter, Sharron Ladell Simpson of Weatherford; a son, Lanny Lynn Foreman of Odessa; a sister, Edith Hicks of Brownfield; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Terry Martin
PECOS - Terry J. Martin, 66, died Friday, May 28, 1999, in Pecos
Service was Monday in Pecos Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Mount Evergreen Cemetery
He was born Dec. 20, 1933, in Willisville, Ark. He was a Baptist
Survivors include his wife, Wanda Martin of Pecos; two stepsons, Darren Hester of Lubbock and Scott Bratcher of Morris, Ill.; a stepdaughter, Janice Hester of Pecos; two daughters, Kim Petterson of San Angelo and Vicki Price of Midland; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Carmen Taylor
SWEETWATER - Carmen M. Taylor, 66, died Sunday, May 30, 1999, in a local hospital
Memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home Chapel
She was born June 14, 1932, in Bakersville, Calif. She was a checker at Village Market before retiring and was a Baptist
Survivors include a son, Raymond L. McKee of Kyle; three brothers, Floyd Brannan of Carthage, A.B. Brannan of Randlett, Okla., and Delbert Brannan of Columbus; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Cecil Keeney
SWEETWATER - Cecil Keeney, 62, died Sunday, May 30, 1999, in a local hospital
Service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home Chapel with graveside service at 4 p.m. Wednesday in Brown Ranch Cemetery in Coleman County
He was born Sept. 8, 1936, in Coleman. He worked for the Texas State Highway Department in the maintenance department and was a Baptist
Survivors include his wife, Barbara Keeney of Sweetwater; a son, Greg Keeney of Abilene; four sisters, Betty Alford, Charlsie Parker and Patsy Martin, all of Abilene, and Billie Moore of Lubbock; a brother, Donald Keeney of Santa Anna; a granddaughter; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Annie Slater
LAMPASAS - Annie Belle Slater, 106, died Monday, May 31, 1999, in a local nursing home
Service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Sheppard Memorial Chapel of Memories with burial in Oak Hill Cemetery
She was born June 28, 1892, in Williamson County. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ
Survivors include numerous nieces and nephews.

Rodolfo Vargas
OZONA - Rodolfo Vargas, 65, of San Angelo and formerly of Ozona, died Sunday, May 30, 1999, in San Angelo
Service will be at 4 p.m. today at Templo Siloe Assembly of God with burial in Lima Cemetery. Arrangements are by Preddy Funeral Home
He was born Sept. 26, 1933, in Ozona. He was a chef and a member of the Assembly of God Church
Survivors include four daughters, Carmen Robledo of San Angelo and JoAnn Mendez, Lisa Tobar and Rosie Gonzales, all of Ozona; two sons, Eliseo Vargas of Ozona and Edward Vargas of Austin; three sisters, Blanca Castro, Lupe Longoria and Linda Rodriguez, all of Ozona; five brothers, Mundo Vargas, Blas Vargas, Richard Vargas, Neto Vargas, all of Ozona, and Beto Vargas of Austin; 15 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Doris Jones
GRAPEVINE - Doris Jane Jones, 70, of Trophy Club died Sunday, May 30, 1999, in Grapevine
Service will be at 10 a.m. Friday in J.E. Foust & Son Chapel with burial in Bluebonnet Hills Park
She was born Dec. 9, 1928, in San Angelo. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ
Survivors include her husband, Dr. Billy M. Jones of Trophy Club; her mother, Lois Hudson of San Angelo; three sons, Jeffrey Hudson Jones, Woodrow Edward Jones and Scott Ellis Jones; a sister, Judy Hudson Moore; and several grandchildren.

JAMIE PAULINE LONG
Jamie Pauline Long, 76, of San Angelo died Sunday, May 30, 1999, at her residence, 4817 Oaklawn.
Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 1, in Wall Protestant Cemetery. Arrangements are by Johnson's Funeral Home.
Jamie was born March 25, 1923, in Blanco County and was a resident of San Angelo for 40 years. She was a homemaker and a Baptist. She was preceded in death by her mother, Claudia Osborn; two sons, Carroll Smith and Alvin Leon Long; and two grandchildren, Ladonda Renee Long and Jim Wade Long. Jamie was married to Manuel Leon Long in 1959 in Odessa.
Survivors include her husband, Manuel L. Long of the home; her children and their spouses, J.C. Smith and Louella of San Angelo, Jim Smith and Delane of Merkel, Travis Long and Michele, Stanley Long and Linda, all of San Angelo, Lois Myers and Alton of Lampasas, Becky Winans, Mary Ruiz and Danny, all of San Angelo, Anthony Long and Suzie of Granbury, Raymond Long of Fort Worth, Bobby Long of San Angelo, Leona Rice and E.M. of Odessa and Helen Smith and Felton of Denison; one brother George Greenhaw of Call; one sister, Emma Drake of Austin; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
The family would like to thank Dr. Parsons and the Hospice of San Angelo, especially Jean, Gene and Anita, for their care and support.

FAY KATHLEEN GRISSETT
MIDLAND - Fay Kathleen Grissett passed away on Friday, May 28, 1999, in Houston.
She was born July 23, 1909, to Charles B. and Annie O. Couger on a ranch near Brad, Palo Pinto County. She was preceded in death by W.J. Grissett, her husband of 56 years and retired general manager of the Big Lake Oil Company at Texon.
She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Charles and Carol Grissett of Louisville, Ky., and David and Marion Grissett of Houston; eight grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and many nieces, nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.
Fay graduated from Sul Ross State College and received a master's degree from the Texas Woman's University. She retired from the Midland Independent School District and she was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Daughters of the Republic of Texas, the Delta Kappa Gamma Society, the Midland Retired Teacher's Association, the Midland Genealogical Society, the Midland Arts Association, the En Amie Club and the Santa Rita Club. Fay was also a member of and past president of the Palette Club and she was an elder of the Memorial Christian Church, where she had been a member since 1956.
Funeral arrangements are being handled by the Ellis Funeral Home and service will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 1, at the Memorial Christian Church, 1001 Andrews Highway, Midland, TX 79701. Memorials may be made to the Memorial Christian Church Food Pantry, which Fay helped to organize.

FELIPE R. CARDENAS
Felipe R. Cardenas of San Angelo went with our beloved Lord Sunday, May 30, 1999, in a local hospital.
Vigil service will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 1, in Robert Massie Riverside Chapel. Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 2, at St. Mary's Catholic Church with Father Terry Brenon officiating. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery. Arrangements are by Robert Massie Funeral Home.
Felipe was born May 26, 1928, in Tankersley to Galindo and Angelita Cardenas. He married Maria Navarro in 1946 in San Angelo. He was a carpenter and worked for many years at Bill Wynne Builders. Felipe was preceded in death by his wife, Maria Navarro Cardenas.
He is survived by three daughters, Gloria C. Gonzales and her husband, Andreas, of Bastrop and Julia Sercos and Emma Gonzales, both of San Angelo; three sons, Felipe Cardenas Jr. and wife, Rosaura, of Greeley Colo., and Freddy Cardenas and Ricky Mark Cardenas, both of San Angelo; two brothers, Juan Cardenas and Elijo Cardenas, both of San Angelo; one sister, Delores Rodriguez of San Angelo; 22 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Ben Tapia, Richard Villarreal, Jessie Samaniego, Daryl Ross, Tony Ross and Joe Arroyo. 

Tommy Clifton
Tommy Wayne Clifton, 45, of Justin died Monday, May 31, 1999.
Service will be at 3:30 p.m. Thursday in Johnson's Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Knickerbocker Cemetery.
He was born July 30, 1953, in Jacksonville. He worked for GTE.
Survivors include his wife, Gloria Jean Clifton of Justin; a daughter, Amy Tyrrell of Waco; two sons, Douglas Clifton of Denton and Chad Clifton of North Richland Hills; his parents, Doyle and Virgie Clifton of San Angelo; a sister, Sandra Held of San Angelo; a grandson; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Barbara Williams
PECOS - Barbara Williams, 80, died Sunday, May 30, 1999, in a local hospital.
Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. today in Barstow Cemetery in Barstow. Arrangements are by Pecos Funeral Home.
She was born Oct, 8, 1918, in Midland. She was a homemaker and a Presbyterian.
Survivors include several cousins.

John Terbrack Jr.
KINGSLAND - John Christian ``Jack'' Terbrack Jr., 87, died Monday, May 31, 1999, in Kingsland.
Service will be at 9:30 a.m. Thursday in Waldrope-Hatfield-Hawthorne Funeral Home Chapel with graveside service at 1:45 p.m. in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio.
He was born Jan. 30, 1912, in New Orleans. An Army Air Corps veteran of World War II, he was a dispatcher for AAA and a newspaper distributor.
Survivors include a son, John C. Terbrack III of New Orleans; a daughter, Trudy T. DeCuir of Sunrise Beach; and a granddaughter.

Thomas Howell
MONAHANS - Thomas Howell, 61, of Fort Stockton died Saturday, May 30, 1999, in a Fort Stockton Funeral Home.
Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. today in Tamarisk Cemetery in Grandfalls. Arrangements are by Harkey Funeral Home.
He was born May 24, 1938, in Monahans. He was a retired truck driver.
Survivors include two sons, Thomas Jay Howell of Virginia and James Gregg of North Dakota; two daughters, Carla Gay Clark of La Mirada, Calif., and Lisa Motley of Midland; three brothers, Donald C. Howell of Grandfalls, Gene Howell of Brady and Joe Howell of Lindsey, Okla.; seven grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Ionah Vinson
WINTERS - Ionah Mae Vinson, 87, of Corpus Christi and formerly of Winters, died Sunday, May 30, 1999, in a Corpus Christi nursing home.
Service will be at 2 p.m. today at the First United Methodist Church with burial in Lakeview Cemetery. Arrangements are by Winters Funeral Home.
She was born Nov. 19, 1911, in Winters. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Winters.
Survivors include three sons, Jim Wayne Vinson of Point Blank, Don Vinson of Corpus Christi and James Kenneth Vinson of Austin; seven grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Jesus Valdez Jr.
DEL RIO - Jesus ``Jesse'' Valdez Jr., 26, of San Angelo and formerly of Comstock, died Monday, May 31, 1999, in Comstock.
Rosary will be at 7 p.m. today and Thursday in G.W. Cox Memorial Funeral Chapel. Service will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Mary Queen of the University Catholic Church in Comstock with burial in Comstock Cemetery.
He was born Feb. 8, 1973, in Kerrville. He worked for Mazur Construction Co. and for Diamond L Construction Co. in San Angelo.
Survivors include his wife, Christie Valdez of San Angelo; two daughters, Andrea Lee Valdez and Savannah Hope Valdez, both of San Angelo; his father, Jesus Valdez of Sabinal; a sister, Daisy Valdez Castillo of Comstock; his grandparents, Alfredo and Paula Garza and Annie Valdez, all of Comstock; and several nieces and nephews.

Wayne Kane
KERRVILLE - Wayne T. Kane 78, of San Antonio died Monday, May 31, 1999, in a local nursing home.
Military graveside service will be at 10:45 a.m. Thursday in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery. Arrangements are by Grimes Funeral Chapels.
He was born May 9, 1921, in Monroe, Iowa. He retired from the Air Force as a lieutenant colonel and worked in sales for Metropolitan Life Insurance Co.
Survivors include his wife, Maria Kane of Kerrville; a daughter; four sons; three stepsons; a sister; a brother; five grandchildren; a great-grandchild; eight stepgrandchildren; and a step-great-grandchild.

Roland Kinsey
SWEETWATER - Roland Luther Kinsey, 92, died Monday, May 31, 1999, in a local hospital.
Masonic graveside service will be at 4 p.m. Thursday in Hylton Cemetery. Arrangements are by McCoy Funeral Home.
He was born Nov. 1, 1906, in Hylton and had been a resident of Sweetwater since 1929. A World War II veteran, he established 7-11 Auto Supply in 1947, retiring in 1977. He was a member of Highland Baptist Church, the Rotary Club and the Masonic Lodge of Hylton.
Survivors include his wife, May E. Kinsey and a son, Ronald Kinsey, both of Sweetwater.

Ricardo Balcazar
BIG SPRING - Ricardo J. Balcazar, 72, died Monday, May 31, 1999, at his residence.
Service will be at 11 a.m. today in Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel.
He was born Feb. 2, 1927, in Fort Hancock and had been a longtime resident of the Brown community before moving to Big Spring in 1989. He worked at the Pay Master Gin in Ackerly for more than 30 years.
Survivors include his wife, Francisca Balcazar of Big Spring; 12 daughters, Adelia Salazar of Hobbs, N.M., Rosa Sharp and Olga, both of Seminole, Rosario Fierro, Adela Robles, Josie Balcazar and Erika Balcazar, all of Big Spring, Lupe Balcazar of Van Horn, Norma Balcazar and Cecelia Urinas, both of Angleton, Cecelia Vazquez of Glendora, Calif., and Esabel Brooks of Oceanside, Calif.; seven sons, Adam M. Balcazar, Ricardo Balcazar Jr., Julio Balcazar, Saul Balcazar and Carlos Balcazar, all of Big Spring, and Mario Balcazar and Joe Mike Balcazar, both of Van Horn; three brothers, Francisco Balcazar of California, Ramon Munoz of Los Angeles and Rodolfo Balcazar of Van Horn; 36 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

ELBERT DAVID HUNT
Elbert David Hunt, 85, of San Angelo died Tuesday, June 1, 1999, at his residence.
Service will be at 10 a.m. Friday, June 4, in Johnson's Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Roy Ramon of Beacon Baptist Church officiating. Burial will be in Fairmount Cemetery.
Elbert was born Sept. 20, 1913, in San Saba County. He married Beulah Lasater Oct. 4, 1947, in Alamogordo, N.M. Mr. Hunt was with Hicks Rubber Co. from 1928-1934; owned and operated a service station from 1934-1953; and then was employed at SESCO and Sheen Electric. He was a member of Beacon Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Beulah Hunt of San Angelo; children, Elbert Donald Hunt of San Angelo, Paula Sue Bruton of Wasilla, Alaska, Wiley David Hunt of Nampa, Idaho, and Dale Thomas Hunt and Patty Lorena Tinney, both of Kerrville; 10 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; three brothers, J.B. Hunt and John Hunt, both of San Angelo, and Thurmon Hunt of Borger; and one sister, Nora Hasty of San Angelo.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
The family requests memorials to the Diabetes Foundation, American Cancer Society and Hospice of San Angelo.

WILLIAM MARSHALL HARRISON
William Marshall Harrison, 83, of San Angelo passed away Tuesday, June 1, 1999, in Shannon Medical Center.
Service will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, June 3, in Johnson's Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Lakan Mariano, pastor of College Hills Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will follow at 3 p.m. in Evergreen Cemetery in Ballinger.
Marshall was born Aug. 22, 1915, in Dangerfield and was a resident of San Angelo for 52 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran and a member of College Hills Baptist Church. He was a former grandmaster of the Knights of Pythias, a former noble grand and district deputy grand master of the Odd Fellows Lodge.
Marshall was a test-tire driver at Goodyear for 28 years, having retired 21 years ago.
Marshall was married to Clois Delora White on April 25, 1936, in Paint Rock.
Survivors include his wife, Clois Delora White Harrison of San Angelo; one son, Charles Harrison and wife, Sue, of San Angelo; one daughter, Barbara Stewart and husband, Jerry, of Orient; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law and their husbands; several nieces and nephews; and special friends.

EDNA PARMER KELLER
Edna Parmer Keller, 94, of San Angelo died Tuesday, June 1, 1999, at her residence.
Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 2, in Miles Cemetery with the Rev. Mark Smith of St. Mark Presbyterian Church officiating. Arrangements are by Johnson's Funeral Home.
Mrs. Keller was born July 26, 1904, in Bell County. She married William ``Bill'' Keller on Feb. 28, 1940. Bill died in February 1978. Edna was a federal employee for 32 years in Dallas, Washington, D.C., and at Goodfellow Air Force Base in San Angelo. She retired in March of 1968.
Survivors are a number of nieces and nephews, including Edna Hunter of Garland, Edward Monahan of Maryland, Mary Sue Clark of Waco and Walter Dolehite of Waco.

MARIE EMMELINE STUART
BALLINGER - Marie Emmeline Stuart was born June 19, 1908, in La Grange, Mo., to James Archibald and Lydia Norwood. She married Troy Sterling Stuart on Jan. 5, 1946, in Ballinger. He preceded her in death on April 10, 1984.
Mrs. Stuart lived in Ballinger from 1929 until 1997 when she moved to Waco. She was deputy county clerk at the Runnels County Courthouse, retiring in 1978 after 40 years of service. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Ballinger.
She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Aline and Bill White of West; grandchildren, Billy White of West and Danny and Janna White of Killeen; one great-grandson, Jameson White of Killeen; and one brother, J.D. Norwood of Abilene.
Service will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, June 2, at Rains-Seale Funeral Home. Arrangements are by Rains-Seale Funeral Home with burial in Evergreen Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Ballinger Cemetery Association, the Gideons or a favorite charity.

ALBERTO R. TORRES
Alberto R. Torres, 65, of San Angelo died Tuesday, June 1, 1999, at his residence.
Rosary will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 3, in Johnson's Funeral Home Chapel. Mass will be at 10 a.m. Friday, June 4, at St. Mary's Catholic Church with the Rev. Terry Brenon officiating. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery.
Mr. Torres was born March 8, 1934, in Del Rio. Alberto married Sofia Vaquera Jan. 1, 1956. He was a rancher and a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church. He was preceded in death by his father, Thomas G. Torres.
Survivors include his wife, Sofia V. Torres; his mother, Petra R. Torres; two brothers, Apolinar R. Torres and Thomas R. Torres III; six children, Dora Deanda and husband, Mike, Thelma Gonzales and husband, Adolph, Alberto Torres Jr. and wife, Irene, Sofia Gonzales and husband, Alfred D. Gonzales Jr., Sonia Perales and husband, Hector, and Noe Torres; 16 grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter, Jaquline Cuellar.


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