Obits

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16
Apr

Robert Lee Woodard

Robert Lee Woodard

June 30, 1926 – April 11, 2019

Robert Lee Woodard entered heaven on April 11, 2019, at the age of 92, surrounded by his wife and daughter, looking forward to seeing his Lord and Savior.  The Woodard’s had been living with their daughter in Coppell since May 2018 and he passed away in neighboring Lewisville, Texas. He was born in Coleman, Texas, on June 30, 1926, to Bessie Lou (Thomas) and Henderson Allen Woodard.  He and his brother Harold helped his father on their farm and doing carpentry work. Robert learned a lot from his father and an older bachelor that taught him how to do everything right the first time or he had to do it over until it was right.

He was drafted in to the Army during World War II and served at Fort Sam Houston and Sheppard Field in Texas.  He was honorably discharged on November 26, 1945.

Tue
16
Apr

Gladys Gwendolyn Atkinson

Gladys Gwendolyn Atkinson

September 2, 1933 - April 11, 2019

Gladys Gwendolyn Atkinson, 85, of Marble Falls, passed away peacefully at her home on April 11, 2019.  Memorial Services will be held on April 20, 10:30 a.m. at Pleasant Valley Cemetery, with Mr. Terry Taylor officiating. 

Born Sept. 2, 1933, in Bishop, Texas to Wiley Monroe and Lena Mae Williamson, she graduated from Robstown High School in 1951.  An avid minister of hard work, Gladys spent her life practicing what she preached, beginning her first job at the age of 14, later dedicating 28 years to proudly serving in the Texas State Comptroller’s Office.    

Tue
16
Apr

Philip Wayne Boring

Philip Wayne Boring

January 24, 1940 - April 13, 2019

Philip Wayne Boring, Sr, 79, of Kingsland, Texas, strummed his last chord on April 13, 2019. The lively melody of his life began on Jan. 24, 1940, when he was born to James Eric and Bessie Lee (Pippin) Boring in Austin, Texas. Phil grew up in Austin and attended McCallum High School. At the age of nineteen, he married his 16-year-old sweetheart Betty – marking the beginning of a life-long love song. The tempo picked up when, a year later, Phil and Betty had a son, Philip, Jr.

Tue
09
Apr

Douglas Lee Conaway

Douglas Lee Conaway

April 12, 1948 — April 1, 2019

Douglas Lee Conaway, 70 of Marble Falls, passed away on April 1, 2019, with his wife and dog, Poppy, by his side. He was born on April 12, 1948, to Jack Morris and Ruby (Brigner) Conaway in Brownwood, Texas.

Tue
09
Apr

Ruth Christina Ginsberg

Ruth Christina Ginsberg

March 22, 1928 — March 25, 2019

Ruth Christina Ginsberg passed away on March 25, 2019, in Marble Falls, Texas, at the age of 91. She was born on March 22, 1928, in New Castle, Pennsylvania, to Emery F. and Esther C. McFarland.

Fri
05
Apr

Lydia Frances Giddens Lohman

Lydia Frances Giddens Lohman

March 12, 1942 — March 9, 2019

Lydia Frances was born March 12, 1942, in Burnet, Texas, to Henry Maurice Giddens and Mary Ellen (Hahn) Giddens and passed away on March 9, 2019.

Fri
05
Apr

Samuel Christopher Spiller

Samuel Christopher Spiller

October 12, 1931 — April 2, 2019

Samuel Christopher Spiller died April 2, 2019, at his home in Marble Falls.

Fri
05
Apr

Alfred James (A.J.) Baker

Alfred James (A.J.) Baker

September 2, 1939 — April 2, 2019

Alfred James (A.J.) Baker passed away on April 2, 2019, after a long battle with cancer. He was born Sept. 2, 1939, in Austin, Texas, to Noel James and Martha Stewart Baker and raised by his father and stepmother, Florence Biggers Baker, whom he loved dearly.

Wed
03
Apr

Carl J. Slaughter Jr.

Carl J. Slaughter Jr.

March 10, 1951 - March 24, 2019

Carl J. Slaughter Jr, 68, passed away on March 24, 2019.

He was born on March 10, 1951 in San Antonio, TX to Carl J., Sr and Anna Slaughter.  He attended high school in Harlandale High School then attended college at Texas State University.  He was self employed as a Master Plumber as well as crop duster.  Carl loved reading, politics, riding horses, working cattle and gardening.  In his younger years he was know by friends and family to be fun loving and adventurous, as well as mischievous at times.

He is preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.

Survivors include, his sister, Elaine Slaughter-Lewis and cousin Richard Slaughter.

There was a gathering of friends and family at Carl’s gravesite following his burial Sunday, March 31, 2019 at Slaughter Mountain Family Cemetery, 2032, CR 122, Marble Falls, TX.

Wed
03
Apr

Michael Gene Beard

Michael Gene Beard

March 6, 1954 — March 21, 2019

Michael Gene Beard, 65, of Kingsland, Texas passed away March 21, 2019. He was born to Billy Gene and Clara Sue (Scott) Beard on March 6, 1954 in Odessa, Texas.

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