Obits

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31
Oct

Kenneth Dee Hunter

Kenneth Dee Hunter

Kenneth Dee Hunter was born September 19, 1926 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, to James Alton and Reta Mae (Shuler) Hunter, Sr. He was raised in Johnson County Texas and East Dallas, Texas.

Kenneth went to work at North American Aviation on January 31, 1944 until WWII ended, and then for General Electric Co. on September 4, 1945. While there, he met Vera Lee Milliken and they married January 12, 1946. He had a 42 year career with General Electric Co. as an Electrical and Mechanical Engineer, until his retirement in July of 1987.

Tue
25
Oct

David Hugh “Bubba” Woods Jr.

David Hugh “Bubba” Woods Jr.

David Hugh “Bubba” Woods, Jr., 53 of Johnson City, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, in San Antonio, Texas, surrounded by his loving family. Bubba was born on Feb. 10, 1963, in Austin, Texas to David Hugh Woods, Sr., and Carolyn F. (Rodgers) Woods. He grew up in Buda and graduated from Johnson City High School. After graduation, he started his 35-year career with Pedernales Electric Company as an operator. He married Lisa Samford Painter on January 11, 2013 in Johnson City, Texas. Bubba is preceded in death by his parents David Hugh, Sr. and Caroyln Reynolds.

Bubba is survived by his wife; Lisa Woods of Johnson City, his daughter; Stacee Jo and Amy Nicole Woods both of Johnson City, step-daughters; Serna Lynn, Sarah Jean Painter both of Johnson City and Shayla Celeste Painter of Fredericksburg, sons; Kelan Meade and McKennon Wayne Painter of Johnson City, sister; Linnea Weatherly and husband Michael of Angleton, Texas.

Tue
25
Oct

Kenneth Monroe Holland

Kenneth Monroe Holland

Kenneth Monroe Holland, descendant of a pioneer Burnet County family, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016 in the same house where he had been born 93 years earlier.

The third of four children of Ealy and Olive Hays Holland, Kenneth was raised on the family ranch near Mormon Mill, and graduated from Marble Falls High School in 1941.

Along with many other members of The Greatest Generation, he answered his country's call, serving in the United States Army Air Corps in the Pacific Theatre during World War II.

Upon discharge after the war, he worked as an aircraft mechanic for the Air Force at Kelly Air Force Base, retiring in 1970.

After retirement, he returned to the family ranch, where he spent the next four decades doing all the things he loved - raising cattle, doing construction and landscaping, hunting, maintaining the spread, enjoying family life, and participating in church and community activities.

Tue
25
Oct

Richard Titus

Richard Titus

Jan. 23, 1926  ~  Oct. 16, 2016

Richard Titus, 90, of San Antonio passed away Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016.

He was born Jan. 23, 1926 to Albert Anthony Titus and Lillian Marie Briant.

He went to St. James High School in Port Arthur, Texas. 

He graduated with a college degree from Georgia Tech.
He was married for 20 years and raised nine children.
He worked as an aeronautical engineer for various companies from 1951 until retirement in 1991, to include Boeing, Northrop, Learjet, Swearingen, LTV, McDonnell Aircraft and Bell Aerospace.
He was a veteran of WWII and served in the U.S. Navy.
He enjoyed volunteer teaching 6th – 12th grade math and reading at the Atonement Academy.
His hobbies included reading, tennis and jogging.  He loved steaks and Mexican food.
Richard married Leah Rae Carr on Aug. 12, 1952 in Houston.

Leah passed away on Aug. 6, 2002.

Tue
25
Oct

Janis Sue Troell

Janis Sue Troell

Sept. 5, 1945 ~ Oct. 17, 2016

Janis Sue Troell (nee Dunn) passed away surrounded by her family on Monday, Oct. 17, 2016. She was born to the late Theodore “Pete” and Charlene Dunn in Jim Wells County on Sept. 5, 1945.

Janis attended schools in Alice, Texas and later in Mathis, Texas, where her father ran a machinery parts store.

It was there she met the love of her life, Luther Troell.

They married when she was 18 years old and have celebrated a very full life for over 50 years. From Texas to New York to Dubai and back again, they had many adventures, but the biggest was their family of four daughters and nine grandchildren.

Janis was a loving mother and grandmother and would often say her “babies” were her greatest accomplishment.

Janis loved to travel, whether it was far and exotic or just a drive through the country.

Fri
14
Oct

Gary Allen Reimers

Gary Allen Reimers

April 25, 1980 ~ Oct. 7, 2016

Gary Allen Reimers, age 36, passed away Friday, Oct. 7, 2016.

He was born on April 25, 1980 in Johnson City, Texas.

If you knew Gary, you knew he was always working.

Driving around in his Ford Expedition, pulling that trailer, trimming up trees, and always with a smile on his face.

Better yet, he was always putting a smile on y'alls face!

He never met a stranger and was always looking to make someone's day better.

Gary left us all too soon.

But he left us a piece of himself -his baby girl, Kenzleigh, to love, laugh and keep his memory alive.

She was his pride and joy, the twinkle in his eye, and his greatest achievement.

He and Kenzleigh spent their days together living and learning.

Education was the most important gift he imagined giving Kenzleigh.

Fri
14
Oct

Wilma Caroline Sauriol

Wilma Caroline Sauriol

May 10, 1935 ~ Oct. 7, 2016

 

Wilma Caroline Sauriol, 81, passed away Oct. 7, 2016 in Granite Shoals.

She was born on May 10, 1935 in Blue Island, Illinois to Dan Anthony and Rose (Labriola) Cirullo.

Following her schooling she was a homemaker and loving mother.

She is survived by son and daughter-in-law, Jeffrey and Anna Cooke of Granite Shoals, Texas; son, Clifton Cooke of Kingsland, Texas; grandchildren, Alexia Cooke, Patrick Cooke, Derek Cooke and Jared Cooke also survive with other relatives and friends.

Private family services will be held.

Arrangements entrusted to Edgar & Jenkins Family Funeral Home, 109 North Main Street, Burnet, Texas.

Fri
14
Oct

Louise Smith Trussell

Louise Smith Trussell

Sept. 20, 1930 ~ Oct. 11, 2016

 

Louise Smith Trussell of Horseshoe Bay, Texas and formerly of Falls Church, Virginia, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016 after a long, courageous battle with cancer.

She was born Sept. 20, 1930 in Washington, D.C. to Clifford F. and Helen K. Smith and was raised in Arlington, Virginia.

Louise was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, as well as the Gamma Delta Chapter of Phi Mu sorority at American University.

She served as President of the Northern Virginia Women’s Social Club from 2003-2004.

She also volunteered in the White House and worked as a docent at the Smithsonian’s Udvar-Hazy Air & Space Museum in Chantilly, Virginia.

Louise was a devoted wife and mother.

She enjoyed needlework and reading and had many fond memories of time spent traveling the US with her late husband.

Fri
14
Oct

Skelly Wiz

Skelly Wiz

Oct. 1, 1939 ~ Oct. 7, 2016

 

Skelly Wiz died on Friday, Oct. 7, 2016 in the Regal Nursing Home in Lampasas, Texas at the age of 77 years.

He was born in Louisville, Kentucky on Oct. 1, 1939.

Skelly received a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Louisville.

He moved to Hawaii in the 1970’s with his three children and met Cathy in 1986.

Skelly and Cathy moved to Seattle where their son, Nicholas was born in 1988.

They moved to Texas in 2006.

Skelly is survived by three children, Lauretta Cook McIntosh, Theresa Schenk, and Anthony Cook; all of Hawaii.

He is also survived by two sisters, Mary Ann Jagger and Jan Nessen of North Carolina.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Dorothy Cook, and by his son Nicholas Wiz.

Skelly was very intelligent and was a fantastic father.

He was loved and will be sorely missed.

Tue
11
Oct

Aileen Miller

Aileen Miller

Nov. 27, 1928 ~ Oct. 3, 2016

Billie Aileen Parker Miller passed away in Marble Falls, Texas, Monday, Oct. 3, 2016.

She was born Nov. 27, 1928 in Handley, Texas to Billie B. and Minnie Mae (Brandon) Parker. She moved to Canadian, Texas when her father was transferred with the Santa Fe railroad.

While in Canadian, she attended Canadian High School.

She worked at the "Hemphill County News" where she met the love of her life Reuel Bert Miller who preceded her in death on April 15, 1997.

She married Reuel on Nov. 12, 1946.

They moved to Holdrege, Nebraska where their daughter Linda Darlene was born.

They moved to Marble Falls, Texas in 1963 and opened "Aileen's" dress shop.

She was a partner in "The Colonial Beauty Shop" and later operated "Aileen's Styling Salon". She loved her work and was dedicated to her family.

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