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John Kubicek 
John Kubicek, 92, of San Angelo died Thursday, March 18, 1999, in a local nursing home.
Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Monday in Lawnhaven Memorial Gardens with the Rev. A.J. Kennemer of Edmund Boulevard Baptist Church, officiating. Arrangements are by Robert Massie Funeral Home.
He was born Sept. 16, 1906. He worked in construction.
Survivors include a daughter, Peggy Blake of San Angelo; and three grandchildren, Mike Blake and James Blake, both of San Angelo, and Ann Blake of Hurst.

Holmes Collins Jr. 
Holmes W. Collins Jr., 63, of San Angelo died Thursday, March 18, 1999, in a local hospital.
Service will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the Carlsbad Baptist Church with the Rev. L.C. Messer, pastor of Full Gospel Assembly Church, officiating. Burial will be in Grape Creek Cemetery. Arrangements are by Robert Massie Funeral Home.
He was born Dec. 9, 1935, in Chester, S.C. A Navy veteran, he worked in the cafeteria in the San Angelo State School.
Survivors include his wife, Rebecca Collins of Carlsbad; two daughters, Delana Driggs of Grape Creek and Wendy Gertner of California; two brothers, Gary Collins of Carlsbad and Bobby Collins of Somerville, S.C.; two sisters, Judy Compton of Carlsbad and Ernestine Reynolds of Catawba, S.C.; and six grandchildren.

Lena Beattie 
MONAHANS - Lena Beattie, 94, of Monahans died Friday, March 19, 1999, in Midland.
Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Monday in Monahans Memorial Cemetery. Arrangements are by Harkey Funeral Home.
She was born June 2, 1904, in Shamrock, Okla., and was a longtime resident. She was a homemaker and a member of the Assembly of God.
Survivors include four nieces, Delores Leesher of Midland, Betty Franklin of Carlsbad, N.M., Wanda Spraggins of Monahans and Wilma DeKnegh of Ruidoso, N.M.; and a nephew, Lowell Creamer of Moore, Okla.

Ernest Oliver 
SAN SABA - Ernest Oliver, 83, died Friday, March 19, 1999, in Llano.
Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Monday in Cherokee Cemetery in Cherokee. Arrangements are by Howell-Doran Funeral Home.
He was born Dec. 9, 1915, in Alto and had lived most of his life in San Saba County. An Army veteran, he was a contractor and painter and a member of the Church of Christ.
Survivors include two sons, Leonard Oliver of San Antonio and Joe D. Oliver of Sweetwater; two daughters, Anna Castro and Dianne Scott, both of Llano; a sister, Marie Moses of Houston; 11 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Donella Locker 
SAN SABA - Donella "Susie" Locker, 98, died Friday, March 19, 1999, in San Saba.
Service will be at 10 a.m. Monday in Howell-Doran Funeral Home Chapel with graveside service at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Earthman's Memory Gardens Cemetery in Baytown.
She was born Oct. 25, 1900, in San Saba County, lived in Baytown and returned to San Saba County 22 years ago. She was a homemaker and a Baptist.
Survivors include three stepdaughters, Virginia Johnston and Doris Singleterry, both of Baytown, and Betty Lewis of Arkansas; a sister, Herloyse "Babe" Weaver of San Saba; and several nieces and nephews.

Lois Rash 
KINGSLAND - Lois Rash, 84, died Feb. 15, 1999, in Kingsland.
Memorial service will be at 2 p.m. April 3 in Kingsland Cemetery. Arrangements are by Waldrope-Hatfield-Hawthorne Funeral Home.
She was born Oct. 26, 1914, in Llano and had lived in Kingsland since 1975. She had worked for the Texas Employment Commission.
Survivors include two daughters, Mary Boyles of Dallas and Arlene McKinney of Portland, Ore.; two sons, Kenneth Rash of Minnesota and Anthony Rash of Seattle; two sisters, Fran Jung of St. Hedwig and Jean Barnett of Kingsland; and two brothers, Calvin Tumlinson and David Tumlinson, both of Kingsland.

Julian Perez
JUNCTION - Julian Perez, 53, died Thursday, March 18, 1999, in a local hospital.
Service will be at a later date in San Jose De Aura in Coahuila, Mexico. Arrangements are by Graham Funeral Home.
He was born June 19, 1945, in Esperanzas, Mexico. He worked in the cedar harvest industry in the area and was a member of the Catholic Church.
Survivors include his wife, Maria Perez of Junction; his mother, Hortencia Ortiz Perez of Mexico; two sons, Jorge Alberto Perez and Juan Perez, both of Junction; two daughters, Juana Guajardo of Grand Prairie and Guadalupe Alonzo of Presidio; five brothers; 10 sisters; and nine grandchildren.

Santana Fabro 
KERRVILLE - Santana G. Fabro, 74, died Friday, March 19, 1999, at his residence.
Rosary will be at 6 p.m. today in Kerrville Funeral Home Chapel. Mass will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. John's Catholic Church in Hondo with burial in Our Lady of Guadalupe Cemetery.
He was born Aug. 12, 1924, in Hondo and had lived in Kerrville since 1962. He had worked for James Avery Craftsman, and was a member of the Knights of Columbus and Notre Dame Catholic Church.
Survivors include his wife, Luisa Palacios Fabro; two daughters, Maria De Jesus Garcia of Conroe and Veronica Fabro of Kerrville; two sons, Florentino Sanchez of Levelland and Juan Santana Fabro of Houston; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Tommy Tucker 
PECOS - Tommy Joe Tucker, 21, died Thursday, March 18, 1999, at his residence.
Graveside service will be at 3 p.m. today in Mount Evergreen Cemetery. Arrangements are by Pecos Funeral Home.
He was born Jan. 19, 1978, in Pecos and was a lifetime resident. He was a seismographer and a Baptist.
Survivors include his wife, Dolores Tucker, a daughter, Samantha Tucker, and his parents, Ronnie and Beverley Sandell, all of Pecos; his grandparents, Allen and Dot Williams of Pecos; his grandfather, Leon Walser of Missouri; his step-grandmother, Winnie Clark of Pecos; his stepmother, Kim Tucker of Van Alstyne; two brothers, Donie Tucker of Sherman and Johnny Bishop of El Paso; and three sisters, Rochelle Tucker of Van Alstyne, Deana Sandell of Ardmore, Okla., and Monica Sandell of Dallas.

Jerry Bilbrey 
BIG SPRING - Jerry D. Bilbrey, 67, died Saturday, March 20, 1999, in a local hospital.
Service will be at 2 p.m. Monday in Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with burial in Trinity Memorial Park.
He was born March 31, 1931, in Santa Anna and had lived in Big Spring since 1986, moving from New Braunfels. An Army and Air Force veteran of the Korean War, he was a truck driver, retiring in 1992, and was a member of Birdwell Lane Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Evelyn Bilbrey of Big Spring; a son, Billy Ray Bilbrey of Odessa; two daughters, Sharon Ann Aguirre and Kathy Lynn Barganier, both of New Braunfels; his mother, Beatrice Riley of Odessa; a brother, Curtis Bilbrey of New Braunfels; a sister, Maxine Hensley of Odessa; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Kathy Russell 
EDEN - Kathy Bingham Russell, 66, of Ballinger died Friday, March 19, 1999, in a San Angelo hospital.
Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Monday in Eden Cemetery. Arrangements are by Eden Funeral Home.
She was born Aug. 7, 1932, in Eden and had lived in Ballinger for three years. She was a homemaker and a Baptist.
Survivors include her husband, George Russell of Ballinger; a daughter, Georgia Kathleen Martinez of Ruidoso, N.M.; a son, Ricky Dennis Russell of Wolfforth; three brothers, Kenneth Bingham of Levelland, Junior Bingham of Eden and Gene Bingham of San Angelo; three sisters, Carolyn Crawford of Grape Creek, Lilly Reel of San Angelo and Barbara Robertson of Ardmore, Okla.; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Odie Radke 
FREDERICKSBURG - Odie R. Radke, 81, died Tuesday, March 16, 1999, at his residence.
Service will be at 2 p.m. Monday in Schaetter Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Greenwood Cemetery.
He was born Feb. 11, 1918, in Daisetta. He was retired from Texaco.
Survivors include his wife, Arlene Lewis Radke of Fredericksburg; a daughter, Judy Morgan of Fredericksburg; two sons, Ed Radke of Seguin and Randy Radke of Floresville; a brother, Tiny Radke of Louisiana; a sister, Melba Hauver of Orange; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

James Deveny 
KERRVILLE - Dr. James A. Deveny, 86, died Saturday, March 20, 1999, at his residence.
Service will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Kerrville Church of Christ with burial in Garden of Memories Cemetery. Arrangements are by Grimes Funeral Chapels.
He was born Sept. 29, 1912, in West and had lived in Kerrville since 1984. His osteopathic practice spanned 37 years. He was a member of the Kerrville Church of Christ.
Survivors include two daughters, Ann Provance of Houston and Judi Murray of Claremore, Okla.; three sisters, Ruth Hornbuckle of Kansas City, Mo., Esther Lewis of San Saba and Cinda Kelly of Placerville, Calif.; two brothers, Robert Deveny of Sugar Land and Edwin Deveny of Palos Verdes Peninsula, Calif.; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

W.R. Taylor 
ELDORADO - W.R. Taylor, 73, of Eldorado died Thursday, March 18, 1999, in a San Angelo hospital. Services are pending at Kerbow Funeral Home.

Vera Jameson 
ROBERT LEE - Vera Eva Jameson, 92, died Saturday, March 20, 1999, in a local nursing home. Services are pending at Shaffer Funeral Home.

MICHAEL CURTIS ROSE 
KLEIN - Michael Curtis Rose, 16, of Houston passed away Thursday, March 18, 1999, at his home.
Michael was a student at Langham Creek High School, where he played on the varsity tennis team. Michael brought great joy to our family, and we will always have him in our hearts. He was a strong and courageous young man and even more so during his yearlong battle with cancer.
Michael was surrounded by a loving family with whom he shared his love for hunting, fishing, motorcycles and trucks. He was blessed with loving doctors, nurses, and a great support group at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. He will be lovingly missed by his family and friends.
Michael is survived by his parents, Mark and Kim Rose; brother, Matthew Rose; grandparents, Buster and Ginger York and Clarence and Evelyn Rose; great-grandfather, Frank Keough and wife, Lee; aunts, Carolyn Rose, Ruth McMillan and husband, John, and Tonya Palmer and husband, John; uncle, Jesse York; and numerous cousins and friends.
Funeral service will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 21, at Messiah Lutheran Church, 11522 Telge Road, Cypress, TX. Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday at Klein Funeral Home. Private interment will be held at a later date at the family ranch in Fredericksburg.
For those who wish to make contributions, memorial donations may be made to A.R.K. (a program for at-risk kids), 11522 Telge Road, Cypress, TX 77429.

DR. JACK C. SCANNELL 
MIDLAND - Service for Jack Cotter Scannell, Ph.D., is set for 1:30 p.m. Monday, March 22, 1999, at the First Presbyterian Church of Fort Davis, Texas, with the Rev. Ed Waddill officiating. Interment will follow in the Elm Grove Cemetery in Alpine. Mr. Scannell passed away Thursday, March 18, at his home in Midland. Arrangements are by Pipkin Funeral Home.
Jack was born Oct. 31, 1927, in Alpine to Miles and Dot Scannell. At the age of 2, his father was killed in 1929, while serving in the line of duty with the U.S. Border Patrol. Mr. Scannell did his service in the U.S. Army. Jack was raised by his mother in Alpine. After he graduated from high school, his mother married a longtime Fort Davis rancher, Wade Reid. While Jack continued his formal education at Sul Ross, he also worked on his ranching and nature education at the ranches of the Reids. He never lost his love of the ranch country, so when he wasn't learning or teaching, he was at the ranch. He graduated from Sul Ross with a bachelor of science degree in 1949 and a master's degree in 1961. He was hired as one of the first professors when Midland College opened in 1973. He taught history until his retirement in 1990. He was an expert on Civil War history and lectured at various seminars across the South. He was also considered an expert witness on the Southwest and testified in the trials concerning the land rights which dealt directly with the Overland Stage routes.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Dot Scannell Reid, his stepfather, Wade Reid, and his mentor, Roy Reid, co-owner of the Reid Ranch.
Jack comes from a large family and is survived by many first and second cousins.
The family requests that memorials be made to Bloys Encampment, Fort Davis, TX 79734, in Jack's name.

HUGH E. REYNOLDS 
MIDLAND - Hugh Reynolds, a loving husband and father, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 18, 1999.
He was born to Farest and Dora (Cargill) Reynolds on March 8, 1929, in Merkel, Texas, and resided in Abilene through the fifth grade. His family moved to San Angelo in 1940. Hugh had a love for sports, and in high school he excelled in baseball, basketball and golf. Upon graduation from San Angelo High School in 1946, he joined the Marines and was stationed in San Diego as a rifle instructor. After an honorable discharge at the close of World War II, he returned to Texas to attend San Angelo College, where he played basketball. There he met Marlys Taylor, and they were married in San Angelo on July 2, 1950. He established his home in Midland, where he and his father started Reynolds Engraving Company. After two years in the family business, he left for a six-year stay at Standard Oil Company, after which he once again returned to the family business. In 1974, advancing technology rendered his business obsolete and the family business closed. Shortly afterward, he began a new career as an independent landman and traveled extensively in the United States for several years. He remained involved in the landman business until his death.
Hugh participated in Midland City League softball and basketball and was an active golfer well into his adult life. He dedicated much of his life to the community of Midland through sports, public schools, church and civic organizations. He coached for the newly formed YMCA boys' basketball league in the 1950s and assisted in girls' gymnastics at the YMCA. He was a life member of the PTA, having been president at Bonham Elementary, Alamo Junior High and Austin Junior High. He also served as president of the Lee High School Bandoliers in 1968-69. Hugh had been a member of Golf Course Road Church of Christ since it was established. A charter member of the Pop-Up Toaster Toastmaster Club, Hugh was instrumental in forming the Mexican American Toastmaster Club. In early years, he was a member of the Permian Basin Boy Scout Council and a member of the Jaycees.
His father preceded Hugh in death. He is survived by his wife, Marlys Reynolds of Midland; his daughters and their husbands, Debbi Dunlap and Cherri and Charlie Figari, all of Houston, Terri and Richard Ellis of Floresville and Jogee and Mike Bonnette of Lago Vista; his mother, Dora Reynolds; his sister and brother-inlaw, Jo and Arlen Dickson of Midland; his brother-in-law and sisterin-law, Bill and Joi Taylor of San Angelo; 17 grandchildren, Amy and Jim Vitt, Nick and Melissa Figari, Jennifer and Corbin Russell, Marisa Dunlap, Romi Snyder, Elizabeth Dunlap, Amber Koenig, Brandy Koenig, Brock Snyder, Valerie Dunlap, Walter Dunlap, Daryl Ellis, Brett Bonnette and Alex Bonnette; nephew, Bill Taylor; five nieces, Vicky Taylor, Karen Davis, Laura Taylor, Kim Dickson and Jennifer Dickson; and many, many friends who will miss him.
The family will receive visitors at Newnie Ellis Funeral Home from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 21. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, March 22, at Golf Course Road Church of Christ with Bert Mercer and Ronnie White officiating. Interment will follow in Resthaven Memorial Park.
Pallbearers will be Clifford Cone, Charles Cox, Clark Dunlap, Richard Koenig, Carl Pirtle, Lance Snyder, Bill Taylor and Royce Woolard. Honorary pallbearers are Greg Bartha, Gerry Calhoun, Oscar Dorsey, Leland Howard, John Kirwan, Richard Reeve, Leroy Stewart and C.W. Trainer.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be sent to The American Heart Association, 3525 Andrews Highway, Suite 111, Midland, TX 79703, Golf Course Road Church of Christ, 3500 W. Golf Course, Midland, TX 79703, or The National Kidney Foundation, West Texas, 306 W. Wall, Midland, TX 79701.

GARY LEWIS BROWN
BALLINGER - Gary Lewis Brown, 53, of Ballinger died Friday, March 19, 1999, at 10:41 p.m. in Shannon Medical Center in San Angelo, after a lengthy illness.
Service will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 21, in Rains-Seale Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Winford Gore and the Rev. Bill Hughes officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.
Mr. Brown was born Oct. 27, 1945, in Ballinger to Lewis S. and Ada Patton Brown. He graduated from Ballinger High School and attended San Angelo State University. He later graduated from the School of Pharmacy at the University of Houston in 1976. A Marine veteran of the Vietnam War, he was a pharmacist and a member of the First Christian Church in Ballinger.
He was preceded in death by his father, Lewis S. Brown, in 1965.
Survivors include a son, Matthew Brown of New Braunfels; his mother, Ada Thompson and her husband, James, of Ballinger; a brother, Stephen Brown and his wife, Ellen, of San Angelo; a sister, Beverly Brown of Durham, N.C.; a stepsister, Sherrie Love and her husband, Clay, and their son, Cole, of Talpa; a nephew, Chuck Brown and his wife, Jenni, and their daughter, Megan, of San Angelo; and a special cousin, Pat Bell Smith of San Angelo, and her family.

Carl Steenken Jr.
Carl "Slick" Steenken Jr., 43, of Carlsbad died Friday, March 19, 1999, at his residence.
Service will be at 10 a.m. today in Johnson's Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bob Gauer officiating. Graveside service will be at 4 p.m. in Dugger Cemetery near Seguin.
He was born Nov. 18, 1955, in Stockdale. He worked as a welder.
Survivors include his wife, Libby Steenken, a daughter, Nikki Ascol, and a son, C.W. Steenken, all of Carlsbad; his mother, Sally Thompson of Lake Medina; his father, Mickey Steeken of Stockdale; three sisters, Loretta Barrington of Wichita Falls, and Leann Steenken and Lindsey Steenken, both of Stockdale; a brother, James Steenken of Stockdale; his grandmother, Zea Springs; a granddaughter; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Harold Semple 
MIDLAND - Harold Hugh Semple, 64, died Saturday, March 20, 1999, at his residence.
Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Resthaven Memorial Park. Arrangements are by Ellis Funeral Home.
He was born April 17, 1934, in Caddo, Okla., and had lived in Midland since 1963. He had a pecan orchard, owned and operated the CA&L Shelling Plant and was a member of Bellview Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Patricia Gaines Semple of Midland; a son, Harold Hugh Semple Jr. of Midland; two daughters, Ann Semple Hartline and Cheryl Kay Semple Rice, both of Plano; his mother, Lucille Odell Semple; two brothers, Charles Odell Semple of Midland and Robert Warren Semple of Forth Worth; and three grandchildren.

La Verne Spiva 
FREDERICKSBURG - La Verne Sims Spiva, 79, of Fredericksburg died Saturday, March 20, 1999, in a Gatesville hospital.
Service will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Fredericksburg United Methodist Church with burial in Greenwood Cemetery. Arrangements are by Schaetter Funeral Home.
She was born Oct. 7, 1919, in Fort Worth. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Fredericksburg.
Survivors include a daughter, Diana Dee "De De" Powell of Gatesville; and five grandchildren.

John Meurer 
FREDRICKSBURG - John J. Meurer, 79, of Fredericksburg died Saturday, March 20, 1999, in a San Antonio hospital.
Vigil will be at 7 p.m. today in Schaetter Funeral Home Chapel. Service will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church with entombment in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery Mausoleum.
He was born Jan. 17, 1920, in Gillespie County. He was a retired electrician for heating and air conditioning and was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church.
Survivors include his wife, Lillian Wahrmund Meurer of Fredericksburg; three sons, John E. Meurer of San Antonio, and Vernon F. Meurer and Robert B. Meurer, both of Fredericksburg; three brothers, Hugo Meurer of Austin, Carl Meurer of San Antonio and Norbert Meurer of Corpus Christi; a sister, Nora Nebgen of Stonewall; and eight grandchildren.

Robbie Smith 
MONAHANS - Robbie Joe Smith, 83, died Sunday, March 21, 1999, in a local health center.
Memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Third and Dwight Church of Christ. Arrangements are by Harkey Funeral Home.
He was born Aug. 2, 1915, in Coleman and was a longtime resident of Monahans. He was a member of the Church of Christ.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Smith of Monahans; a daughter, Jo S. Praisnar of Midland; a granddaughter, Anne Englert of San Antonio; a nephew; a niece; and numerous great-nieces and great-nephews.

Vera Jameson 
ROBERT LEE - Vera Eva Jameson, 92, died Saturday, March 20, 1999, in a local nursing home.
Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. today in McKenzieville Cemetery. Arrangements are by Shaffer Funeral Home.
She was born May 4, 1906, in Silver and had lived in Robert Lee since 1981. She was a homemaker and a member of the Southside Church of Christ.
Survivors include a daughter, Elna Duncan of Robert Lee; a sister, Faye Moore of Big Spring; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

Barbara Myers 
LAMPASAS - Barbara Jane Tipton Myers, 64, died Saturday, March 20, 1999, at her residence.
Service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Sheppard Memorial Funeral Home Chapel of Memories with burial in Naruna Cemetery.
She was born July 13, 1934, in Belleville, Ill. She was homemaker and a member of the Naruna Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Craymon A. "Bill" Myers Sr. of Lampasas; a daughter, Barbara Sue Scott of Lampasas; three sons, Craymon A. Myers Jr. of Temple, and John E. Myers and Glenn E. Myers, both of Lampasas; two sisters, Amy Bernice Deerey of Chalmette, La., and Betty L. Smith of Sikes, La.; two brothers, Edward V. Tipton of Fairview Heights, Ill., and Kenneth W. Tipton of Baton Rouge, La.; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Roland Taylor 
BIG SPRING - Roland M. "Bob" Taylor, 86, died Saturday, March 20, 1999, in a local hospital.
Service will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with burial in Trinity Memorial Park.
He was born Sept. 29, 1912, in Kennett, Mo. An Army veteran, he worked for the civil service and was a member of the First Church of God.
Survivors include his wife, Marilyn S. Taylor of Big Spring; two sons, Roland Lee Taylor of Virginia Beach, Va., and Norris Lee Pennington of Kingsland; a brother, Charles Taylor of Flint, Mich.; five sisters, Nadine Schell, Gwen Jarrett, Norma Taylor, Patricia Taylor and Janet Taylor, all of Flint; and two grandchildren.

Helen Arnold 
MASON - Helen Arnold, 84, of Seguin and formerly of Mason, died Saturday, March 20, 1999.
Service will be at 1 p.m. today at the First Baptist Church with burial in Voss Cemetery. Arrangements are by Mason Funeral Home.
She born Nov. 8, 1914, in Beaver, Okla., and was a longtime resident of Mason before moving to Seguin. She was a beautician and a Baptist.
Survivors include three nephews, Don C. Phillips of Seguin, John J. Phillips of Oklahoma City and Dick Arnold of Mason.

Charles Davis 
SWEETWATER - Charles Edward "Squinky" Davis, 43, of Sweetwater died Sunday, March 21, 1999, in a Lubbock hospital. Services are pending at McCoy Funeral Home.

PAULA LOPEZ 
Paula Lopez, 82, of San Angelo died Saturday, March 20, 1999, in a local nursing center.
A prayer service will be at 7 p.m. Monday, March 22, in Gutierrez Chapel of Prayer. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 23, at Nazareth Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Sostenes Infante officiating. Interment will follow in Fairmount Cemetery. Arrangements are by Gutierrez Funeral Chapels.
Mrs. Lopez was born June 24, 1916, in Pettus. She was preceded in death by here husband, Francisco Lopez; one daughter, Lydia San Juanita Lopez; one son, Anestacio A. Lopez; one granddaughter, Angelina Lopez; and two great-grandsons.
Survivors include one daughter, Carolina Ramirez of San Angelo; three sons, Pedro Lopez, Gerardo Lopez and Miguel Lopez, all of San Angelo; two stepsons, Manuel Lopez of Portales, N.M., and Jose Lopez of Lancaster, Calif.; two stepdaughters, Benita Estorga of Portales and Elida Quintero of Houston; three brothers, Raul Aguirre of Beeville, Jose Aguirre of San Antonio and Dolores Aguirre of Kansas City, Mo.; two sisters, Rafaela Mendoza of Beeville and Victoria Arenas of Kennedy; 18 grandchildren; 28 greatgrandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Pedro Lopez Jr., Ricardo Lopez, Gerardo Lopez Jr., Jeremy Lopez, Francisco C. Lopez and Francisco A. Lopez. Honorary pallbearers will be Leticia L. Ramirez, Sandra L. Ramirez, Melissa Ramirez, Gracie Lopez, Alejandra Lopez, Emilia San Miguel and Angie Torres.

STEVEN RICHARD LESLIE 
Steven Richard Leslie, 45, of San Angelo died Friday, March 19, 1999, at his residence.
Service will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 23, in Johnson's Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Fairmount Cemetery.
Steven was born Feb. 14, 1954, in the Panama Canal Zone. He was an employee of the San Angelo Standard-Times.
Survivors include two daughters, Patricia Ann Leslie of Albuquerque, N.M., and Lidia Post of Abernathy; two grandchildren; his father, Charles Leslie of Corpus Christi; two brothers, David Leslie of California and Michael Leslie; and one sister, Karen Leslie of Midland.

SARALEE DAVIS HIGHSMITH HOWARD 
BRADY - Saralee Davis Highsmith Howard, age 65, of San Angelo passed away at her home on Saturday, March 20, 1999. She was born Sept. 22, 1933, in Mexico, Mo.
Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 23, at the First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Sheldon Johnson officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery. Arrangements are by Heart of Texas Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 22.
Saralee was retired from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and had worked in various capacities in Dallas, Washington, D.C., and Cincinnati, Ohio.
Saralee is survived by her loving husband, Bill D. Howard of San Angelo; and her children, Susan Goehring and her husband, Ross, of Jesup, Ga., Sandra Barley and her husband, Donald, and their children, Jordan D. Barley and W. Trent Barley, all of Brady, and David Highsmith of Irving. She also is survived by her stepchildren, Dottie Howard and her children, Kevin Penn, Kathy Penn, Joe Penn and Jamie Howard, all of Irving, Billy F. Simpson and his wife, Penny, and their children, Ken and Ginger Simpson, of Houston and Carla Huie and her husband, David, and their children, Josh Huie and Dusty Huie, all of Lohn.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of San Angelo Inc. through the funeral-home office or to the charity of choice.

Lucy Hilliard
GOLDTHWAITE - Lucy Ella Hilliard, 84, of Lubbock died Saturday, March 20, 1999, in Lubbock.
Graveside service will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in Oakview Cemetery. Arrangements are by Stacy-Wilkins Funeral Home.
She was born April 3, 1914, in Franklin County, Tenn., and had been a resident of Lubbock since 1982. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include four sons, Dwaine Hilliard of Douglas, Wyo., Donovan Hilliard of Amarillo and Darwin Hilliard and Dennis Hilliard, both of Lubbock; three daughters, Zadella Gilliam of Fort Worth, Zanette Mowery of Lubbock and Judy Zant of Odessa; five sisters, Eva Mae Simpson of Arizona, Daphene Stancel of Lubbock, Clodell Stein of San Benito, Ann Mathis of Alden and Mozelle Catlett of Tennessee; three brothers, Don Pryer of Oklahoma City, Ershell Pryer of Houston and Lonzo Pryer of Hobbs, N.M.; 14 grandchildren; and 10 greatgrandchildren.

Burtie Simmons
MENARD - Burtie Lee Simmons, 70, of Menard died Sunday, March 21, 1999, in an Eden care center.
Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. today in Rest Haven Cemetery. Arrangements are by Heritage Funeral Home.
She was born Feb. 24, 1929, in Menard. She was a private nurse and was a member of the United Pentecostal Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Carrie Lackey and Norma Potter, both of Menard; five sons, Jimmy Hollon of Mereta, Bobby Hollon of Sweetwater, Douglas Leverett of Houston, Jerry Leverett of Snyder and Michael Kirl of New Boston; 16 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Carolina Estrada
STERLING CITY - Carolina Flores Estrada, 79, died Sunday, March 21, 1999, at her residence.
Service will be at 3 p.m. today at St. Paschal Catholic Church with burial in Sterling City Cemetery. Arrangements are by Ross Funeral Home.
She was born Nov. 18, 1919, in Big Spring and had been a resident of Sterling City for 50 years. She was a homemaker and a Catholic.
Survivors include five sons, Pedro Estrada of San Angelo, Enrique Estrada of Sterling City, Edward Estrada of San Antonio, Felipe Estrada and Ramon Estrada, both of Sonora; six daughters, Cruz Salazar and Lupe Castillo, both of Big Spring, Rosa E. Montez and Alicia E. Moreno, both of San Antonio, and Adela E. DeHoyos and Theresa Sanchez, both of Sterling City; a brother, Johnny Flores of Big Spring; three sisters, Erlinda Lujan and Maria Marin, both of Big Spring, and Matilda Reyes of San Marcos; 17 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Juanita Wooten
LONG BEACH, Wash. - Juanita Mildred Wooten, 84, of Ilwaco, Wash., died Wednesday, March 17, 1999, in a local hospital.
Private family services were held. Arrangements were by Penttila's Chapel by the Sea.
She was born Oct. 23, 1914, in Albuquerque, N.M., and had been a resident of Santa Anna before moving to Ilwaco. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include two daughters, Gail Carter Harrel of San Angelo and Dixie Lee Pine of Ilwaco; nine grandchildren; and 16 greatgrandchildren.

Nettie Stevens
ABILENE - Nettie Stevens, 78, died Monday, March 22, 1999, at her residence.
Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Elmwood Memorial Park. Arrangements are by Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home, 5701 Hwy. 277 South.
She was born May 14, 1920, in Runnels County and had lived in San Angelo until moving to Brownwood in 1973. She worked for the San Angelo Municipal City Courts and was a member of Pioneer Drive Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Rex Stevens of Abilene; two sons, Ben Stevens of Houston and Ron Stevens of Rowlett; a sister, Dorothy Shannon of Lake Whitney; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Anna Clark
BIG SPRING - Anna Marie Atkinson Clark, 79, died Monday, March 22, 1999, at her residence.
Graveside service will be at 4 p.m. Wednesday in Mount Olive Memorial Park. Arrangements are by Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.
She was born Oct. 8, 1919, in Bowie County and was a lifetime resident of Big Spring. She was a homemaker and a member of Oasis Church of Christ.
Survivors include her husband, Jesse Lee Clark of Big Spring; two daughters, Carolyn Miller of Big Spring and Billie Sanchez of Denton; a sister, Roxie Roberts of Odessa; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Orland Harris
ELDORADO - Orland A. Harris, 89, of Eldorado died Sunday, March 21, 1999, in a San Angelo hospital.
Service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the First Baptist Church with burial in Eldorado Cemetery. Arrangements are by Kerbow Funeral Home.
He was born Dec. 1, 1909, in Buda. He was a rancher and a member of the Community Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Harris of Eldorado; three sons, Lee Harris and Jim Harris, both of San Angelo, and Jackie Harris of Miles; a daughter, Arlene Payne of San Antonio; 11 grandchildren; and nine greatgrandchildren.

Everett Stunz
FREDERICKSBURG - Everett Stunz, 86, of Fredericksburg died Sunday, March 21, 1999, in a San Antonio hospital.
A memorial service will be at 6 p.m. today at the United Methodist Church with graveside service at 1 p.m. in the Methodist Cemetery in East Bernard. Arrangements are by Schaetter Funeral Home.
He was born April 22, 1912, in Hydro, Okla. He was a retired manufacturer and furniture merchant and a Methodist.
Survivors include his wife, Ellen Peace Stunz of Fredericksburg; a daughter, Judy Fester of Denver, Colo.; two granddaughters; and four great-grandchildren.

Marjorie Surman
KERRVILLE - Marjorie Ruth Surman, 74, of San Antonio died Sunday, March 21, 1999, at her residence.
Graveside service will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday in Garden of Memories Cemetery. Arrangements are by Grimes Funeral Chapels.
She was born Dec. 14, 1924, in Tucson, Ariz., and had been a resident of San Antonio for 23 years. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include a daughter, Susan Surman of San Antonio; a son, Phillip Surman of Phoenix; two sisters, Patricia Button of New York and JoAnn White of Ingram; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Beulah Denison
KERRVILLE - Beulah Mae Denison, 88, died Friday, March 19, 1999, in a local care center.
Private memorial service will be today at the Kingdom Hall Jehovah's Witness. Arrangements are by Kerrville Funeral Home.
She was born Nov. 25, 1910, in Brock, Neb., and had been a resident of Kerrville since 1978. She was a homemaker and a member of Kingdom Hall Jehovah's Witnesses.
Survivors include her husband, Carl O. Denison of Kerrville; a daughter, Virginia J. Howard of Houston; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Clifton Holland
FREDERICKSBURG - Clifton E. Holland, 75, died Monday, March 22, 1999, at his residence.
Service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Schaetter Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Willow City Cemetery in Willow City.
He was born July 21, 1923, in Willow City.
Survivors include his wife, Leona Alberthal Holland of Fredericksburg; three sons, David Holland of Fredericksburg and Calvin Holland and Alvin Holland, both of Kerrville; two daughters, Rose Stein and Cathy Behrens, both of Kerrville; his mother, Alma Holland of Fredericksburg; two sisters, Irene Oestreich of Fredericksburg and Mae Casey of Doss; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Dwight Carver
Dwight Carver, 64, of San Angelo died Monday, March 22, 1999, at his residence. Services are pending at Robert Massie Funeral Home.

Charles Greer
KERRVILLE - Charles P. Greer, 64, died Sunday, March 21, 1999, in a local care center. Services are pending at Overby Funeral Home.

Soc Walker
BIG SPRING - Soc Walker, 82, of Goldthwaite and formerly of Big Spring, died Sunday, March 21, 1999, in Goldthwaite. Services are pending at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.

James Lewis
SWEETWATER - James Clinton Lewis, 72, died Monday, March 22, 1999, at his residence. Services are pending at McCoy Funeral Home.

W.R. `DUB' TAYLOR
ELDORADO - W.R. "Dub" Taylor passed away Thursday, March 18, 1999, in a San Angelo hospital.
Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 23, in Sonora Cemetery. Arrangements are by Kerbow Funeral Home.
"Dub" was born Nov. 20, 1925, in Marietta, Okla., to Thomas Lonzo and Tiny Janie Chapman Taylor. He served his country in the U.S. Navy in World War II. He met and married Edwina Bowman in Thatcher, Ariz., in 1951. They moved from Carrizo Springs to Eldorado in 1980.
W.R. was preceded in death by his parents, his two brothers, Alford Taylor and Claude Taylor and his grandson, Michael Taylor.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Edwina of the home; two sons, Lonnie Taylor and wife, Jennifer, of Christoval and Allen Taylor and wife, Shiela, of Carrizo Springs; seven grandchildren, Robert Taylor of San Angelo, Christy Languell of Olympia, Wash., Kelly Taylor of San Angelo, Kenneth Taylor of Mart and James, Jon and Monica Taylor, all of Carrizo Springs; three greatgrandchildren, Destinee Taylor of San Angelo, Ryan and Brandon Michael Languell of Olympia; three sisters, Mary Craig of Camp Wood, Ollie Wilkins and L.A. Hamilton and husband, Bill, all of San Angelo; and numerous nieces and nephews.

CLAUDIA GRACE LOWE BUTLER WILHELM
MENARD - Claudia Grace Lowe Butler Wilhelm, 86, died Sunday, March 21, 1999, at her home in Menard.
Memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 24, at the Calvary Episcopal Church with the Rev. Ralph Shuffler and the Rev. Phillip Taylor officiating. Arrangements are by Heritage Funeral Home. Her remains will be placed next to her husband at the Wilhelm gravesite at the Pioneer Rest Cemetery during a private ceremony. The family requests memorials be sent to the Calvary Episcopal Church in Menard, TX 76859.
Grace was born June 3, 1912, the youngest daughter of Martin Franklin and Lula M. Amos Lowe. After the early demise of her parents, she was adopted by the E.P. Butlers.
Grace attended Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Birmingham Southern in Alabama and the University of Texas.
She was married to Melvin Felix Wilhelm of Menard on June 3, 1931, at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in San Antonio and afterward moved to Menard where they ranched until her husband's demise. She has lived continuously in Menard County since 1945.
Grace was preceded in death by her husband; one sister, Gladys Patterson; and three brothers, Lynn, Allen and Earl Lowe.
She is survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
Special gratitude is acknowledged by the family to her longtime and loving caretakers, Ms. Norma Potter, Ms. Carrie Lackey, Ms. Denise Simmons and Ms. Melissa Towin.
She was a member of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas and an avid reader, especially of Texas history. She enjoyed playing bridge and corresponding with family and friends. She traveled extensively in Egypt, China, Russia, Germany and many South American countries.

DAVID BLAKE MONEY
David Blake Money passed away on Friday, March 19, 1999, in a Seattle, Wash., hospital. He was the son of Rosemary and Steve Calvert and David Keith and Deborah Money.
Blake was born on March 8, 1978, in Billings, Mont. He attended school in San Angelo and was a 1997 graduate of PAYS.
At the time of his death, Blake was attending The Art Institute in Seattle. He maintained a 3.5 GPA and would have earned an associates degree in video production in December of this year.
His ultimate dream however was a career in music, where he could use his talent for writing lyrics and playing his guitar. His passion for music was evident in everything he said, did and touched. He was an accomplished guitarist - self taught - writing much of the music he played, often calling his family to play for them what he had just written. Blake read his Bible daily and found comfort in his strong faith, often saying "Mom, God will handle it." He loved the outdoors and would seek the highest point to do his thinking and to pray.
Blake is survived by his parents; maternal grandparents, Len and Martha Dorrity of San Angelo; his paternal grandparent, Myrtle Money of Portland, Ore.; his maternal step-grandparents, Coy and Joyce Calvert of San Angelo; paternal step-grandparents, Joe and Theresa Licata of San Diego, Calif.; an uncle, Charles Dorrity and his children, Katy, Clayton and Jake Dorrity, all of Plainview; an aunt, Joan Pasco and her children, Erin and Alex of Portland; step-uncles and step-aunts, David and Patricia Calvert, Dwain and Luretta Calvert and their children, Bea, Mark and Sarah; and a special friend, Justin Peercy.
A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 25, at St. Luke United Methodist Church, 2781 Avenue N, in San Angelo.


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