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Obits

Tue
23
May

Bobby Story

Bobby Story

September 22, 1931 ~ May 13, 2017

Tue
23
May

James (Jim) Keith Reeves

James (Jim) Keith Reeves

January 16, 1950 ~ May19, 2017

James (Jim) Keith Reeves, 67, of Buchanan Dam passed peacefully into the presence of Jesus at his home on Friday, May 19, after a long battle with cancer.

He was the son of James Franklin Reeves and Billie Evelyn Thompson Reeves Marsh, born in Lufkin, Texas on January 16, 1950.

The oldest of seven boys, Jim quickly learned responsibility.

He spent a life-time quietly helping others, no matter what the need.

Born with several health issues that he would battle throughout his life, he also learned at an early age how to walk through adversity with grace and perseverance.

Jim graduated from A&M University in 1972 with a Bachelor of Science in what he liked to call “mow and grow”.

Tue
23
May

Lola Bea Gates

Lola Bea Gates

August 17, 1946 ~ May 16, 2017

Lola Bea Gates, formerly of Marble Falls, went home to be with The Lord on Tuesday, May 16, after a short stay at Hospice Quality Care in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Lola was diagnosed with advanced liver cancer in early February.

She made it known that her faith was not shaken and if God called her, she was ready to go.

When things got difficult, her favorite quote was, "After you've done all you can do, just stand."

Lola was born on August 17, 1946 in Summerfield, Louisiana to the late Berry Williams, Sr. and Idell Hill.

Fri
19
May

Wayne Kent Steidley

Wayne Kent Steidley

Wayne Kent Steidley died peacefully in his sleep on May 13, 2017 at the age of 86. Wayne was born on February 10, 1931 on the family farm in Novelty, Missouri, the youngest and seventh child of Virgil and Phoebe Steidley.

Fri
19
May

Ethel (Dee) Gertrude Schultz

Ethel (Dee) Gertrude Schultz

May 30, 1926 ~ May 13, 2017

Ethel (Dee) Gertrude Schultz went home to her Lord Saturday, May 13, at 3 a.m. when she passed away from illness surrounded by family at Midland Memorial Hospital. She had an amazing life, living to the age of 91. She had been in the care of her daughter, Kelli, in Midland for the last eight months. She loved to sew, make crafts, looking at antiques, playing dominoes, and most of all spending time with five generations of family and friends.

Fri
19
May

Jerry Lee McLean

Jerry Lee McLean

Jerry Lee McLean, passed away May 17, 2017. Jerry was born in Oakalla, Texas to Clarence and Evalyn Hale McLean on March 9, 1943.

Jerry attended Mable Falls High School and he was a heavy equipment operator on a D-8 Dozer before he was old enough to drive a car. He later became a truck driver and drove 3 million miles over 46 states without having an accident. When he wasn’t driving a truck, he loved to play golf and fish.

Jerry is survived by his son, Patrick McLean and wife Becky, his brothers Martin McLean and wife Gladys and Edwin McLean and wife Judy, grandson Robert McLean and granddaughter Shelby McLean, all of Marble Falls, Texas, as well as numerous other relatives and close friends.

The family will have a private service at a later date.

Arrangements by Clements Wilcox Funeral Home, Marble Falls, Texas.

Fri
19
May

Helen Marie Mitchell Carpenter

Helen Marie Mitchell Carpenter

April 21, 1919 ~ May 4, 2017

Helen Marie Mitchell Carpenter, age 98, a former resident of Marble Falls and Buchanan Dam died peacefully in her sleep on Thursday, May 4, in Wichita Falls.

Helen was born at the family’s farmhouse near Van Meter, Iowa, on April 21, 1919, to Lloyd and Marie Mitchell.

A bright and inquisitive child, Helen's musical talent was evident at an early age.

Fri
19
May

W.A. "Bill" Alspaugh

W.A. "Bill" Alspaugh

June 7, 1926 ~ May 3, 2017

Funeral services for William Alton "Bill" Alspaugh, 90, of Slaton were held Wednesday, May 3, at 2:30 pm in the Bible Baptist Church of Slaton with Chris Downer and David Jenkins officiating. Burial followed in Englewood Cemetery under the direction of Englunds Funeral Service of Slaton.

Fri
19
May

Robert Wade Jackson

Robert Wade Jackson

November 24, 1959 ~ May 7, 2017

Robert Wade Jackson, 57, of Granite Shoals, passed away peacefully Sunday, May 7 at home, surrounded by loved ones after a short battle with Colorectal cancer.

Born November 24, 1959 in Burnet, to Stanton and Betty (Floyd) Jackson, Robert married his high school sweetheart, Minnie Lou (Candy) Kring, October 25, 1976 in Burnet.

He was a self-employed heavy equipment operator, working in the Highland Lakes area for 35 years.

Robert was a loving husband, father, and devoted family man who was loved and cherished by many.

He was always willing to lend a helping hand and his door was always open to anyone.

He never met a stranger.

Robert was an avid fisherman and hunter that enjoyed spending time in the outdoors with his family, even making the local newspaper a few times with fish he caught and bucks that he shot.

Tue
09
May

Damon Reid Hollingsworth

Damon Reid Hollingsworth

August 9, 1922 ~ February 20, 2016

Spicewood resident Damon Reid Hollingsworth, died peacefully February 20, 2016.

Son of Henry Reid Hollingsworth and Ruth Riddell Hollingsworth, Damon was born August 9, 1922, in Spicewood, the oldest of six children.

Graduating Dripping Springs High in 1940 he played basketball, baseball, ran track, and was an All- American six-man football player.

Because Dripping Springs High went through eleventh grade at the time, Damon attended San Marcos Academy to finish his senior year before attending college at Stephen F. Austin.

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