Loraine Robbins Berger, 74, of San Angelo died Tuesday, March 2, 1999,
at her residence. Services are pending at Robert Massie Funeral Home.
Charles ``Eddie'' Whitesell, 48, of Carlsbad died Monday, March 1,
1999, at his residence.
Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Belvedere Memorial Park
with the Rev. L.C. Messer, pastor of Full Gospel Assembly Church, officiating.
Arrangements are by Robert Massie Funeral Home.
He was born April 26, 1950, in Konawa, Okla., and had lived in Carlsbad
for two years. He worked as a floor hand in the oil industry and was a
member of Full Gospel Assembly Church.
Survivors include three daughters, Daila Charlene McAnally of Fort
Stockton, Connie Anderson of San Angelo and Tammy Flathouse of Austin;
a son, Ed Chapman of Hamilton; his parents, R.D. and Frances Jordan of
San Angelo; three sisters, Donita Donaldson of Oklahoma City, Deana Whitesell
of San Angelo and Denise Whitesell of Norman, Okla.; a brother, Bill Whitesell
of Carlsbad; six grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Douglas Baker, 65, of Grape Creek died Tuesday, March 2, 1999, at his
Service will be at 9:30 a.m. Friday at Grape Creek Baptist Church with
the Rev. Brad Winchester officiating. Burial will follow in Grape Creek
Cemetery. Arrangements are by Johnson's Funeral Home.
He was born Dec. 23, 1933, in Grape Creek. He was a surveyor and a
member of the Grape Creek Baptist Church.
Survivors include two sons, Ray Neely of Jacksonville and Douglas Lee
Baker of Dexter, Ky.; a daughter, Katrina Boyd of Jewett; his mother, Mary
Rose Baker of Grape Creek; six sisters, Elouise Brown, Coleen Evertt, Ira
Fay Steward, Patricia Cox, Louellen Stewart and Debra Fisher; and eight
KERRVILLE - Fred Thomas Maples, 79, of Ingram died Tuesday, March 2,
1999, in a local care center.
Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. today in Nichols Cemetery. Arrangements
are by Kerrville Funeral Home.
He was born Jan. 17, 1920, in Travis County and had lived in Ingram
since 1955. He worked as a general laborer.
Survivors include four sons, Fred Maples Jr. of Albuquerque, N.M.,
Vergil T. Maples of Buda, Larry A. Maples of Ingram and Robert Remmers
of Fredericksburg; a daughter, Pat Maples of Ingram; 24 grandchildren;
and one great-grandchild.
FORT STOCKTON - Policarpo Lopez, 85, died Tuesday, March 2, 1999, at
Service will be at 11 a.m. today at St. Joseph's Catholic Church with
burial in St. Joseph's Cemetery. Arrangements are by Memorial Funeral Home.
He was born Nov. 13, 1913, in Ojinaga, Mexico. He was a Catholic.
Survivors include a son, Oscar Lopez of Fort Stockton; a brother, Luciano
Lopez of Ojinaga; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
MASON - P.A. Mixon, 92, died Wednesday, March 3, 1999, in a local hospital.
Service will be at 3 p.m. Friday in Mason Funeral Home Chapel with
burial in Gooch Cemetery.
He was born July 9, 1906, in Hattiesburg, Miss., and was a longtime
resident of Mason. He had worked as a field engineer for the Texas Highway
Department for 43 years and was a Baptist.
Survivors include his wife, Sis Mixon of Mason; three grandchildren;
seven great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and a niece and
BRADY - Rex Davee, 45, died Tuesday, March 2, 1999, in Brady.
Memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Friday in Heritage Funeral Home
He was born March 22, 1953, in Brady. He was a truck driver and a heavy-equipment
operator, and was a member of Menard Christian Fellowship.
Survivors include his wife, Bonnie Davee; his mother, Beverly Kammlah
of Fredericksburg; two sons, Michael Davee and Marcus Davee, both of Brady;
a daughter, Misti Davee of Brady; two brothers, Craig Davee of Brady and
Christopher Kammlah of Fredericksburg; two sisters, Sandy Davee of Cleburne
and Kelly Kemp of Marble Falls; and three granddaughters.
WINTERS - Leona Rae Chapmond, 77, of Winters died Tuesday, March 2,
1999, in an Austin hospital.
Service will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the North Main Street Church
of Christ with burial in Northview Cemetery. Arrangements are by Winters
She was born Oct. 28, 1921, in Wilmeth. She was a retired beautician
and a member of the North Main Street Church of Christ.
Survivors include two sons, Jack Bruce of Lubbock and Tommy Chapmond
of Austin; a sister, Faye Campbell of Garland; and two grandchildren.
STANTON - Flora Lujan Madrid, 83, of Midland died Tuesday, March 2,
1999, in Big Spring.
Rosary will be at 7 p.m. today at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Stanton.
Service will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the church with burial in St. Joseph
Cemetery. Arrangements are by Gilbreath Funeral Home.
She was born March 14, 1915, in Fort Stockton, lived in Stanton and
moved to Midland in 1985. She was a homemaker and a Catholic.
Survivors include six sons, Richard Madrid of Midland, Ben Madrid of
Pecos, Frank Madrid of Austin, Leopoldo Madrid of Denton, and Armando Madrid
and Raul Madrid, both of Midland; four daughters, Eva Johnson of San Antonio,
Gloria Martinez of Austin, Rosa Arista of Big Spring and Lupe Madrid of
Midland; three brothers, Manuel Lujan and Alvardo Lujan, both of Odessa,
and Simon Lujan of Presidio; eight sisters, Elvira Calderon, Victorina
Acosta and Maria Hernandez, all of Odessa, Rosa Levario of California,
Isidra Pedraza of Midland, Graciela Brito of California, Anita Carro of
Ojinaga, Mexico, and Aurelia Carro of Chihuahua, Mexico; 28 grandchildren;
28 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
BRADY - Rilla Faye Boyles, 93, died Tuesday, March 2, 1999, in Brady.
Service will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Leatherwood Colonial Funeral Home
Chapel with burial in Rest Haven Cemetery.
She was born Jan. 5, 1906, in San Saba County and had lived in Brady
since 1984, moving from Brownwood. She was a homemaker and a member of
Sunset Ridge Church of Christ.
Survivors include a son, Johnie W. Boyles of San Angelo; two daughters,
Willie Hibbs of San Angelo and Winkie Hendrix of Rochelle; six grandchildren;
14 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
KINGSLAND - Paula B. Davenport, 90, of Kingsland died Tuesday, March
2, 1999, in Llano.
Service will be at 1 p.m. Friday in Waldrope-Hatfield-Hawthorne Funeral
Home Chapel with burial in Lakeland Hills Memorial Park.
She was born July 8, 1908, in Dewitt County and had lived in Kingsland
since 1970. She was a real-estate broker and a member of the Eastern Star,
First United Methodist Church of Marble Falls and Highland Lakes United
Methodist Church of Buchanan Dam.
Survivors include a son, Don Davenport of Palacios; and a brother,
Walter Pieper of Cuero.
COLEMAN - E.W. Scott, 87, died Wednesday, March 3, 1999, in a local
Service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church
with graveside service at 3 p.m. in Townsen Cemetery near Adamsville. Arrangements
are by Stevens Funeral Home.
He was born Nov. 14, 1911, in Coryell County. He was a vocational agriculture
teacher and principal at Coleman High School, was a farmer and rancher,
and worked for Central Texas Opportunities. He was a member of the First
United Methodist Church and the Kiwanis Club.
Survivors include his wife, Juanita Scott of Coleman; a son, James
Terry Scott of Boston; a daughter, Beth Goodson of Port Aransas; two brothers,
Walter B. Scott of Garland and Kenneth T. Scott of Wichita Falls; a sister,
Leta Mae Graham of Breckenridge; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren;
and a niece and a nephew.
KINGSLAND - Vernon Lee Hayden, 69, of Fort Worth died Tuesday, March
2, 1999, in Kingsland.
Service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Waldrope-Hatfield-Hawthorne Funeral
Home Chapel with burial in Kingsland Cemetery.
He was born March 12, 1929, in Maude, Okla., and had lived in Fort
Worth for 26 years before moving to Kingsland a year ago. An Army and Marine
veteran, he worked as an aircraft mechanic and was a Protestant.
Survivors include his wife, Peggy Hayden of Kingsland; three daughters,
Beverly Wells of Fort Worth, and Cathy Futch and Pam Heywood, both of White
Settlement; a brother, Jerry Hayden of Oklahoma; and two sisters, Mildred
Grall and Katherine Eeds, both of Oklahoma.
Felipe Silva Sr.
BRADY - Felipe Silva Sr., 71, of Brady died Tuesday, March 2, 1999,
Rosary will be at 7 p.m. today in Heritage Funeral Home Chapel. Service
will be at 2 p.m. Friday at St. Patrick's Catholic Church with burial in
Rest Haven Cemetery.
He was born Aug. 27, 1927, in Lockhart. He was a brick and tile layer
and a Catholic.
Survivors include his wife, Josefa Silva of Brady; his mother, Juanita
Silva of Snyder; six sons, Felipe Silva Jr. and Victor Silva, both of Melvin,
Raymond Silva of Brownwood, Robert Silva of Winchell, and Manuel Silva
and Lupe Silva, both of Brady; six daughters, Santos Carillio of Devine,
Rita Vela and Irma Flores, both of Melvin, Connie Contreras of Pear Valley,
Susie Moreno of Miles and Hope Nandin of Brady; two brothers, Lupe Silva
of Abilene and Lucio Silva of Garden City, Kan.; two sisters, Maria Silva
of Chicago and Victoria Silva of Snyder; 36 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.
BIG SPRING - Mary Eugenia ``Gene'' Harrington, 85, died Monday, March
1, 1999, in a Nacogdoches nursing home.
Service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the First Presbyterian Church
with burial in Mount Olive Memorial Park. Arrangements by Myers & Smith
She was born May 26, 1913, in Big Spring. She was a PBX operator at
Cosden Oil Refinery and worked for Schermerhorn Oil Co. She worked as registrar
for Big Spring High School for 28 years.
Survivors include her husband, Matthew Harrington of Big Spring; a
daughter, Jane Gregory of Nacogdoches; two grandchildren; a cousin; and
OZONA - Lou V. Deaton, 66, of Ozona died Tuesday, March 2, 1999, in
a San Antonio hospital. Services are pending at Preddy Funeral Home.
KERRVILLE - Cora Mason, 88, died Wednesday, March 3, 1999, in Kerrville.
Services are pending at Grimes Funeral Chapels.
PAULINE SHAW PIXLEY
Pauline Shaw Pixley was born Aug. 13, 1914, in Carlsbad and passed
away Tuesday, March 2, 1999, in Houston at Brighton Gardens, Tanglewood.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Tom Pixley, in 1978.
She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Paul and Bobbie Ann
Pixley of Canyon Lake and Tim and Pat Pixley of Houston; by her daughter
and son-in-law, Pam and Sidney Hale of Colorado City; and by her five grandchildren,
Mark and Keith Pixley, Clay and Amy Hale and Katie Pixley.
Mrs. Pixley retired from the State of Texas San Angelo State School
in Carlsbad in 1979. She was a past member of Rebekah Lodge No. 76 of San
Angelo. She was a past member of the First Baptist Church in Carlsbad.
Mrs. Pixley was a loving, devoted wife, mother and grandmother and
an active member of the Shaw family reunions, held from the 1940s through
the 1990s, that were filled with love and laughter. May she rest in peace.
Visitation for family and friends will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March
4, at Johnson's Funeral Home. Funeral service will be at noon Friday, March
5, in Johnson's Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in Lawnhaven
JOSEPH L. WHITE
Joseph L. White was born April 26, 1919, in Wall, Texas, and passed
away March 1, 1999, at his home in San Angelo.
Service will be Friday, March 5, at 10:30 a.m. in Johnson's Funeral
Home Chapel with Calvin Warpula of the Johnson Street Church of Christ
officiating. Burial will be at 3:30 p.m. in Goldthwaite Memorial Cemetery
with Terry Jackson of the Goldthwaite Church of Christ officiating. Visitation
for family and friends will be Thursday, March 4, at 6:30 p.m. at Johnson's
His father, Tom, died when Joe was 8 years old, and his mother, Flora
(Bates), moved her family of 11 children to Water Valley.
Joe and his brothers were well-known high-school basketball players
in the Water Valley School District, and at Tarleton State he became a
member of the 1940 World Champion Basketball Team.
In February 1941, Joe entered the Army and held the rank of master
sergeant. He served in Europe and participated in the Normandy Invasion,
the Rhineland, Central Europe, and Ardennes (Battle of the Bulge). Joe
transferred to the U.S. Air Force in 1947 and spent 22 years with stations
in the United States and Europe.
After retiring from the Air Force as chief warrant officer-3 in 1963,
Joe spent 19 years in federal civil service, from which he retired in 1984.
He held memberships in Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Retired Officers
Association and was a charter member of Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge.
He was preceded in death by his parents, nine siblings, and in 1992
by his wife, Helene (Ronyetz) White.
Survivors include his only remaining sibling, Johnny W. White of San
Angelo and his wife, Doris Trotter White; daughter, Sandra S. Thompson
of Goldthwaite; stepson, Donald M. Piper of New York City; three grandchildren;
and one great-grandson. He also is survived by two sisters-in-law, Sally
White of San Angelo and Jean White of Florida, as well as several nieces
and nephews. Joe was especially close to his niece, Kay Woodward of Canton,
and nephew, Kelly Walz, and his wife, De De, and daughter, Erin.
The family offers sincere thanks to Dr. Raj Cheruku and his staff at
Shannon Clinic for their sensitive and compassionate care.
The family requests that memorials be made to Hospice of San Angelo.
EVELYN A. TAYLOR
Evelyn A. Taylor, 95, of San Angelo died Tuesday, March 2, 1999, in
a Sterling City nursing home.
Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, March 5, in Johnson's Funeral
Home Chapel, officiated by Pastor Faith Jensen, interim pastor of Calvary
Lutheran Church. Entombment will follow in the Mausoleum at Lawnhaven Memorial
Mrs. Taylor was born May 8, 1903, in Guttenberg, Iowa, to Thomas and
Augusta (Ruthop) Harvey. She married William Thomas Taylor, and he preceded
her in death Oct. 6, 1978.
Mrs. Taylor was active in Home Demonstration, the Garden Club, Eastern
Star and the Royal Neighbors. She was a loving homemaker and a charter
member of Calvary Lutheran Church.
Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, William T. Taylor Jr.
and Joi Taylor of San Angelo; a daughter and son-in-law, Marlys K. Reynolds
and Hugh E. Reynolds of Midland; one grandson; seven granddaughters; 19
great-grandchildren; a sister, June H. Bass of Portland, Ore., a sister-in-law,
Dorothy M. Crane of Sequim, Wash.; three nephews; and two nieces.
The family wishes to thank the doctors and staff of the Sterling County
Nursing Home for the love, care and support of Evelyn Taylor and her family
during her stay with them.
ROBERT HARTWELL `BOB' WILLIAMS
Robert Hartwell ``Bob'' Williams, 76, of San Angelo died at 7:25 p.m.
Tuesday, March 2, 1999, in a local nursing care center.
Bob was born Sept. 9, 1922, in Panhandle. He married Marie Montgomery
on June 1, 1949, in Weslaco and had lived in San Angelo since 1957. He
was a supervisor engineer for GTE for 37 years. He was a member of Park
Heights Baptist Church and a member of the Telephone Pioneers and received
his bachelor of business administration degree from Angelo State University.
He served his country in the U.S. Army Signal Corps during World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Marie Williams of San Angelo; two sons,
Ronald Keith Williams of Memphis and Harold W. Williams of Fort Worth;
one daughter, Tracey Garrett of Christoval; four grandchildren, Amanda
Kay Williams, Brian Williams, Jennifer Williams and Scott Lee; and two
brothers, William Kenneth Williams of Tyler and Ike Williams of Clovis,
He was preceded in death by one grandson, Christopher Michael Lee.
Funeral service will be at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, March 4, in Johnson's
Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. James A. Miller officiating. Burial will follow
in Lawnhaven Memorial Gardens.
ANNA REYNOLDS LONG
Anna Reynolds Long, 58, of San Angelo died to be with the Lord on March
2, 1999, at 9 a.m. after a long, courageous battle with multiple sclerosis
and recurrent breast cancer.
Family visitation at Johnson's Funeral Home will be Thursday, March
4, in the afternoon. Family will be present beginning at 6 p.m. Funeral
service is scheduled for Friday, March 5, at 10 a.m. at St. Luke United
Methodist Church with the Rev. Lynn Young officiating. Graveside service
will follow immediately in Lawnhaven Memorial Gardens.
The story of Anna's life was one of genuine love of God. She was a
righteous woman, walking with God each step of the way. Anna was a blessing
to her family, friends and acquaintances. She never met a stranger. Anna
shared a long-lasting, deeply committed marriage with Tommy Long. They
won the hearts of everyone they met by their courage, strength and perseverance.
As a team, Tommy and Anna continually provided support for those in need.
Anna was born Dec. 25, 1940, in Dallas. She was the eldest child of
George Wesley and Anna Mae Reynolds. She graduated as valedictorian of
Pecos High School in 1958. She attended Texas Woman's University and the
University of Arlington. Anna first enrolled at Angelo State University
in the fall of 1969. She was a student in the first computer-science class
held in the business department, taught by Dr. Fred Homeyer. Anna was the
recipient of Angelo State University's Presidential Award in 1971 for Academic
Excellence and Leadership Honors Program. She graduated with a bachelor
of business administration degree May 12, 1972.
Anna's career path included employment at Texas Instruments, City of
San Angelo Social Services Department and Region XV Education Service Center.
After graduation, she was employed as a systems programmer for General
Telephone Data Services until her retirement in 1987.
Anna was a joiner; she liked being involved in numerous hobbies, clubs
and organizations. She shared years of happiness with Tommy raising pecan
trees on 10 acres in Miles. She was an active member for years in the Western
Hills Garden Club, American Association of University Women and League
of Women Voters. She was a dedicated bridge player and studied every source
available to improve her bridge game. Anna achieved the Silver Life Master
designation in the ACBL duplicate bridge point count when she won more
than 1,000 master points.
Anna was fervent in her lifelong study and worship of God. She demonstrated
her faith in the Lord by sharing with others in many volunteer roles, including
Court Appointed Special Advocates. She acted as a lay minister with St.
Luke United Methodist Church and participated in Discipleship I, II and
III covenant groups at St. Luke's and Trinity United Methodist Church of
Anna loved her husband's country saying, ``Don't worry about the mule
going blind, just load the wagon.'' We are all going to miss Anna. God
has called one of his angels back home.
Anna was preceded in death by her husband, Tommy Campbell Long, on
Aug. 2, 1997, and her father, George Wesley Reynolds, on Aug. 31, 1996.
Survivors include her daughter, Sharon Denise Long and her husband,
Steven K. Madden, of San Antonio; her son, Michael Ray Dingler of Arlington;
her mother, Anna Mae Reynolds of Lubbock; two sisters, Donna Smith and
her husband, Jim, of Lubbock and Jane Chapman and her husband, Bob, of
Plano; two brothers, Fred Reynolds and his wife, Sharon, of Sayre, Okla.,
and Rick Reynolds and his wife, Anita, of Pismo Beach, Calif.; and numerous
nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers are nephews, Warner Smith, David Chapman, Charles Long,
Mark Wiggins, Bryan Waggoner and Bruce Hammond.
The family requested memorials be made to the West Texas Rehabilitation
Center, the Arthritis Foundation, the Multiple Sclerosis Society, American
Cancer Society, St. Luke United Methodist Church of San Angelo, Trinity
United Methodist Church of San Antonio or a charity of choice.
MARY LOU WHITEHEAD SHATTUCK
Mary Lou Whitehead Shattuck of San Angelo peacefully passed away surrounded
by her loving family and friends Wednesday, March 3, 1999, at her home.
Funeral service will be at 3:30 p.m. Friday, March 5, in Johnson's
Funeral Home Chapel, officiated by the Rev. Don Bailey. Burial will follow
in Lawnhaven Memorial Gardens.
Mary Lou was born Nov. 21, 1934, in Georgetown to Wayne O. Whitehead
and Minnie (Cox) Whitehead. She married Donald Pat Shattuck on Aug. 15,
1952, in Big Lake. They raised three loving children in Iraan, where she
was city office manager prior to moving to Thornton, Colo., eventually
returning to San Angelo.
Mary Lou was a strong Christian, secure in her faith in God. She was
a member of Southland Baptist Church.
She is survived by her loving and dedicated husband, Donald Pat Shattuck;
her children, Donna M. Thorp, Donald W. Shattuck and wife, Stacy, and Timothy
L. Shattuck and wife, Pansy Elizabeth; five grandchildren, Christine Thorp,
Patrick Thorp, Sarah Thorp, Nathan Shattuck and Nikki Shattuck; three sisters
Corene Noblitt, Margie Doss and husband, Bud, and Doris Merryfield; a brother,
Bill Whitehead and wife, Shirley; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Don Shattuck, Tim Shattuck, Daniel Elliott, Jim
Noblitt, Travis Elliott and Ralph Garrett.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the following
people who greatly enriched Mary Lou's life, including Bernice Cano, Betty
Bishop, Frances Hernandez, Jeann Bates and all the members of Vista Care
The family requests that memorials be made to Vista Care Family Hospice,
1121 S. Bryant Blvd., San Angelo, TX 76903 or the Multiple Sclerosis Society.