Obits

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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.

Wed
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.

Fri
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.

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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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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.

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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

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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. 

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