Obits

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05
Aug

Jesse E. Lewis

Jesse E. Lewis
Aug. 13, 1929 ~ July 20, 2016
Jesse Lewis was born in Smithwick, to Owen Lewis and Effie Henry Lewis on Aug. 13, 1929.
He married the love of his life, who shared the exact same birthday, on June 9, 1961.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Nelson Lewis; three sisters, Bonnie Pope, June DeSpain and Patsy Brim, and one daughter, Rita Templeton.
He is survived by his wife; one sister, Peggy Cain; three children, and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and many other family and friends.
His grandson, Donnie, wrote this about Jesse:
“This is the man who took my grandmother to wife and brought much love and happiness to her.
They became truly as one in all they did.
My grandfather, Jesse Lewis, brought the love and kindness of a good man to a large family, and my mam-maw could not have chosen a better man for the task of leading and caring for their family.

Fri
05
Aug

Jonnie Mae Irby Clark-Whigham

Jonnie Mae Irby Clark-Whigham
July 10, 1929 ~ July 29, 2016

Fri
05
Aug

Margie Ebeling Schroeter

Margie Ebeling Schroeter
Sept. 15, 1918~Aug. 2, 2016
Margie Ebeling Schroeter was born to Edward and Marie Ebeling on Sept. 15, 1918 in Austin, Texas and passed away Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016.
Her family lived in the Shovel Mountain Community where she and her brothers, Pete and Robert Lee grew up.
She attended the school at Shovel Mountain and finished her last two years in Marble Falls where she graduated as valedictorian in 1936.
All of her life was spent near Marble Falls, except for a few years attending the University of Texas and working in Austin at the Southern Gas Company.
She married Arthur Schroeter in Sept. 1941, and they moved to a home in the Double Horn Community.
During World War II while Arthur served in the US Army, Margie taught at the Marble Falls High School and drove the Double Horn students to school in a covered pickup.
After the war, she continued substitute teaching for many years.

Fri
05
Aug

Gail Exum Jones

Gail Exum Jones
Aug. 3, 1941 ~ Aug. 2, 2016

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05
Aug

Lois May Conklin

Lois May Conklin
Nov. 23, 1955 ~ July 16, 2016

Tue
02
Aug

Jonnie Mae Irby Clark-Whigham

Jonnie Mae Irby Clark-Whigham

July 10, 1929 ~ July 29, 2016

Jonnie Mae Irby Clark-Whigham, 87 of Spicewood closed her eyes and went to sleep Friday, July 29,2016.

She was born July 10 1929 In Pickton, Texas.

She was preceded in death by her parents John Alva and Fannie Mae Irby; one sister, Norma Barber, an infant brother, and two grandchildren.

She is survived by three daughters, Carolyn Peterka, Susan Long, and Gwyn Whited; five grandchildren, and numerous great grandchildren, niece and nephews.

She had a big heart, and will be remembered most for her love of life, her wardrobe, and her willingness to lend a helping hand.

She was the Head postmaster at Spicewood from 1950 until 1957. 

Jonnie Mae, surely left her mark in life, in this small Community that she loved so much and lived her last years in Spicewood. 

Tue
02
Aug

Bessie Allmon Story

Bessie Allmon Story

Oct. 13, 1932 ~ July 24, 2016

Bessie Allmon Story, 83, was born on Oct. 13, 1932 in Saginaw, Texas.

Bessie passed away on Sunday, July 24, 2016.

She was the last remaining survivor of six children born to the late Ernest and Georgia Allmon.

She graduated from Northwest High School in Haslet, Texas and then married the late Winford Story in 1955.

She raised two children and then adopted her grandson, the late Bryon Story, after her daughter fell to an untimely death. 

She was heavily involved with St. Peter’s Lutheran Church and the Marble Falls Senior Center where she held various chairs over the years. 

She is survived by her nephew Charles Pickens and family, longtime companion, Garland Terrel, and granddaughter in law, Samantha Rock-Story.   

Bessie had a passion for life, for good food, and good music.

Tue
02
Aug

Fred C. Barrington

Fred C. Barrington

Sept. 23, 1931~July 27, 2016

Fred C. Barrington, a 33-year resident and champion of Horseshoe Bay, died Wednesday, July 27, 2016, in the memory care unit of Spanish Trail Assisted Living. He was 84.

Services celebrating his life will be held at the Church of Horseshoe Bay, Saturday afternoon, July 30, at 2 p.m.

An ice-cream social will follow in the church’s Fellowship Hall.

Internment at the Horseshoe Bay Mausoleum will follow.

Fred and his wife, Connie, were realtors in Horseshoe Bay for 31 years, primarily in their own offices at Barringtons of Horseshoe Bay.

Based on their professionalism, leadership, and sales results, they were honored in 2006 by the Highland Lakes Association of Realtors with its inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award.

Fred and his twin brother, Eddie, were born on Sept. 23, 1931, in Throckmorton, Texas, the tenth and eleventh children of R.W. and Myrtle Haney Barrington.

Tue
02
Aug

William “Bill” Chapline

William “Bill” Chapline

1929 ~ 2016

William “Bill” Chapline went to be with Jesus on Thursday, the 7th of July, 2016.

Bill was born on the 20th of January, 1989, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, to Ed S. Chapline Sr. and Johnnie Mae Dickson Chapline.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Ed S. Chapline Jr.; as well as the mother of his children, Marian Grace Chapline Connell.

He is survived by his wife, Lynne Crowe Chapline of Marble Falls; and his four children, Lolly Chapline Lewis, William L. Chapline Jr. (Diane), Bryan K. Chapline (Beth), Lisa Chapline Brock (John), and grandchildren Jenny Shaw (Rusty), Amy Cohen (Bill), Lindsay Manes (Chad), Charlie Chapline, Amanda Chapline, Michelle Chapline, and Kyle Chapline; great-granddaughters, Shannon, Melanie and Claire Cohen; and great-grandson, Brandon Shaw.

Tue
02
Aug

Catherine Virginia Collum

Catherine Virginia Collum

June 4, 1942~July 10, 2016

Catherine Virginia Collum, age 74, passed away on Saturday, July 10, 2016 at her home in Meadowlakes, Texas after a courageous battle with ovarian cancer.

Born in Abilene, Texas on June 4, 1942 to Melvin and Catherine (Holder) Collum, “Ginnie” spent her formative years with her family in Enid, Oklahoma.

It was there she met and later married John Knight, USAF.

Together they had two children and travelled extensively, both nationally and abroad.

As an officer’s wife, she was integral in managing the household through many relocations.

In 1976, the family moved again to Austin, Texas.

It was there, as a single mother, she supported and inspired her children by attaining her court reporter’s license and by her many years of excellence in her work for the State Board of Insurance.

In 1985 she married John Tryon and soon moved to Granite Shoals, Texas.

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