Obits

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Aug

Mrs. Jo Anne Holtzclaw Dearing

Mrs. Jo Anne Holtzclaw Dearing

Feb. 23, 1930 ~ July 23, 2016

Mrs. Jo Anne Holtzclaw Dearing, age 86, died on Saturday, July 23, 2016 at Country Oaks Assisted Living from a heart ailment.

She was born Feb. 23, 1930 to Mr. William Ethel Holtzclaw, Jr. and the former Miss Clarice Marceile Blackmore in Austin.

Her younger sisters Patricia Marceile and Dale Lynn completed the family.

As Jo Anne lived and died in Texas, so did her parents, grandparents, and all eight of her great-grandparents.

Jo Anne graduated from Austin High School in 1949.

Soon after, she married Mr. Olin Clyde Dearing, Jr. on June 27, 1949 in her Grandmother Hattie Blackmore’s living room in Austin.

Mr. & Mrs. Dearing welcomed daughter Jo Lynn on their second wedding anniversary, and son Olin Clyde III two years later, before accepting a job opportunity in Dallas.

This is where daughters Nancy Lee and Elizabeth Anne were born.

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31
Aug

Georgia Alice Vaughn

Georgia Alice Vaughn

Aug. 17, 1930 ~ Aug. 17, 2016

Georgia Alice Vaughn, born Aug. 17, 1930 to Beulah Moore and James Alston in Groesbeck Texas, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016 on her 86th birthday.

Georgia is survived by daughters, Debbie Vaughn of San Antonio, Tammie Vaughn of Granite Shoals, and son and daughter-in-law, Greg and Tami Vaughn of Granite Shoals.

She is also survived by her grandchildren, Brad Chellete of Granite Shoals, Tonya Wooten and husband Matthew Wooten of Granite Shoals and Trey Vaughn of Cottonwood Shores, two great-grandsons Bradley Wooten and Kanyon Vaughn and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

She is preceded in death by her husband Weldon G. "Bud"Vaughn, her mother and father, two sisters and four brothers.

Graveside service Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, 10 a.m. at Marble Falls City Cemetery.

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

Wed
31
Aug

Victor Cruz Salazar, Sr.

Victor Cruz Salazar, Sr.

March 23, 1940 ~ Aug. 12, 2016

Victor Cruz Salazar, Sr., of Marble Falls, Texas, passed away Friday, Aug. 12, 2016.

He was born March 23, 1940 in Taylor, Texas to Enrique and Romana Cruz Salazar.

He is survived by his children: Raymond and Joan Salazar, Rosemary and Daniel Leal, Nora and Enrique Flores, Victor Salazar, Jr., Mary and David Leal, Ismeal and Carmen Martinez, Deborah and Marcelo Hernandez, Jackie and Fortino Marquez, brother Adam Salazar, 85 grandkids and five great-grandkids.

He is preceded in death by his parents; brother Arnolfo Salazar and sister Genoveva Torres.

Victor loved to watch the Dallas Cowboys – he was their biggest fan!

He also loved his porch time and wrestling.

Visitation and Rosary was held on Monday, Aug. 15, 2016 and Funeral Service was held Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Marble Falls, Texas.

Wed
31
Aug

Kyle Stephen McAlister

Kyle Stephen McAlister

Sept. 23, 1950 ~ Aug. 14, 2016

Kyle Stephen McAlister, 65, of Kingsland, Texas went to rest in Heaven on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016.

Kyle was born on Sept. 23, 1950 in Big Spring, Texas to George and Lavonia McAlister.

He was preceded in death by his parents George and Lavonia McAlister, and his brother Clint McAlister.

He is survived by his wife Tara McAlister; son Jake and his wife Toffee McAlister of Midland, Texas; son Travis and his wife Ann McAlister of San Antonio; son Kent and his wife Gretchen McAlister of Denver, Colorado; son Taylor Smith of Midland, and son Hunter Smith of Chicago, Illinois.

He is also survived by his four grandchildren Rhodes McAlister, English McAlister, Campbell McAlister, and Wynn McAlister.

He is also survived by his brother Mike McAlister and partner Sandy Roddy of Irving, and his sister Cindy Hillman and her husband Randy of Big Spring, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

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31
Aug

Bertie Rea

Bertie Rea

March 5, 1935 ~ Aug. 10, 2016

Bertie Rea, age 81, passed away around 7 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016.

She was born Bertie Evelyn Barrow on March 5, 1935 and grew up in and around Round Rock and Georgetown, Texas.

Bertie was an amazing cook, gardener, seamstress and crafter.

After nursing her husband Kenneth Rea through a lengthy illness until he preceded her in death in 2013, Bertie began to have health issues of her own.

She was treated for lymphatic cancer and beat it.

However, she never got over the side effects.

Bertie is also preceded in death by her parents, Henderson and Bertie Barrow; two brothers, Jewell and Reese; four sisters, Rena, Gladys, Mary Corse and Mable Johnson.

Survivors include one brother, Arthur Barrow of Florida; four sisters, Severa Heidel, Bess Boyd, Violent Boyd and husband J.T., all of Kingsland, Texas.

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31
Aug

Jim Garrett

Jim Garrett

March 22, 1959  ~  Aug. 4, 2016

Jim Garrett, a loved and well known lifelong resident of the Marble Falls and Travis Peak communities, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016 at the age of 57 while at home.

Jim was born in Burnet (probably against his will – go Mustangs!) to Mary Lou and Joel Ervin “Erby” Garrett on March 22, 1959.

His sister, Cathy, and brother, Joel, completed the happy family of five.

He attended Marble Falls schools where he was a prominent figure in the FFA and football team. He earned an Associates Degree in Range Management from TSTI in Waco, and a Bachelors Degree in Agriculture from Tarleton State University, where he met his loving wife of 36 years, Deborah Ann Cleveland.

They were married in Stephenville on Aug. 23, 1980.

Upon graduation in Stephenville, he began a long and successful sales career in the agriculture, construction, and building industries in the Central Texas area.

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31
Aug

Mary Margaret Naschert Hartley

Mary Margaret Naschert Hartley

Dec. 8, 1933 ~ Aug. 4, 2016

Mary Margaret Naschert Hartley passed away Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016 in Kingsland, Texas at the age of 82.

She was born Dec. 8, 1933 in West Point, Iowa to Frances (Fraise) and Theodore P. Naschert.

She married Thomas Richard Hartley April 28, 1951.

Together they owned Tom and Mary’s Café in West Point, Iowa before moving to Kingsland, Texas in 1972 and owning Lake LBJ Motel and Lake LBJ Marineland. Mary enjoyed fishing, bingo, Sudoku and crossword puzzles.

Everyone at the marina called her “Mom.”

Wed
31
Aug

Faye Pounds

Faye Pounds

Oct. 21, 1937 ~ Aug. 4, 2016

 

Faye Pounds, 78, of Spicewood, Texas, passed away peacefully Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016 at Kingsland Hills Care Center in Kingsland.

She was born Althia Faye Harrell on Oct. 21, 1937 in Coleman County, Texas. Everyone knew her as Faye and you had better not call her Althia.

On March 10, 1972, she married Billy Bob Pounds in Ft. Stockton.

They shared 44 wonderful years together.

Both being avid golfers, they managed the Pro Shop at the Pecos County Municipal Golf Course for seven years.

This is where she made her one and only Hole in One!

For 18 years, she was the Office Manager at Little John’s Welding.

After retiring they moved to Central Texas to be closer to family.

She loved the outdoors and enjoyed weekends boating with her family.

She was a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother, aunt and friend.

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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.

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05
Aug

Jonnie Mae Irby Clark-Whigham

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

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