Category: "Obituaries"

Julia C. Bryan

Julia C. Wilson Bryan passed away June 25, 2009, at the age of 89. She was born on Aug. 27, 1919, in Lockhart, Texas to Floyd and Clarrissa (Dennis) Wilson. She was preceded in death by her husband: Lt. Col. James T. Bryan, USAF (Ret). Survivors include her son, James T. Bryan, Jr. and his […]

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Carolyn Gayle Cappleman

Carolyn Gayle Cappleman, of Luling, Texas, went to her Lord and Savior on Friday June 26, 2009, at the age of 63. Carolyn was born June 30, 1945, in Texarkana to Elton and Virgie Mae Pipkins Ross. Carolyn went to Hooks High School in Hooks, Texas and was voted “Most Beautiful” her freshman year, “Most […]

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James Henrich Haun

James Henrich “Toppie” Haun, 90, died peacefully at his home in Lockhart on June 27, 2009. He was born in Lockhart on Nov. 21, 1918, to Willie F. and Charleen Henrich Haun. On June 4, 1941, he married his childhood sweetheart, Betty Jean Fehr, and they enjoyed 66 wonderful years together. Making their life in […]

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Mary Louise Gideon Hemphill

Mary Louise Gideon Hemphill passed away on June 23, 2009, in Bastrop, Texas. She was born to Rex and Mary Elizabeth Gideon on Oct. 26, 1927, in McMahan, Texas. Mary Lou graduated as salutatorian from Lockhart High School in 1945. Mary Lou worked for Southwestern Bell Telephone for 28 years in Bastrop and Austin. After […]

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Arlene Conley

Arlene Conley, 90, went home to be with her Lord on June 16, 2009. She passed away in Austin, Texas, at the West Oaks Healthcare Center. Arlene was born on Nov. 23, 1918, in Luling to George Lawler and Amy Johnson Lawler. On April 24, 1937 she married Miles DeWitt “M.D.” Conley, and they were […]

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Sgt. Matthew B. Thomas

Sgt. Matthew B. Thomas, 22, of Fort Bragg, N.C., formerly of Lockhart, passed away Friday, June 12, 2009. He was born in San Marcos, Texas on June 14, 1986, to Ron Thomas, Sr. and Cathy Thomas. He is preceded in death by his grandmother Charline Shuptrine. Sgt. Thomas is survived by his daughters, Natalie and […]

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Carolyn A. Howard

Our beautiful wife and mother, Carolyn Ann Howard, passed away on June 6, 2009, at the age of 69. She was preceded in death by her parents James William and Faye Smith Wilson Jr. and stepdaughter, Deanna R. Nigbur. Carolyn is survived by her husband of 22 years, Gene Howard; daughters: Lisa L. Avilez, Charlan […]

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Odus “Dutch” Owen, Jr.

Odus “Dutch” Owen, Jr., of McMahan, passed away on June 3, 2009. He was nearly 86 years old. He was born July 24, 1923, in McMahan. He was the youngest son of Odus and Mary Elizabeth Owen. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Judson Owen. He is survived by two […]

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Vicenta Martinez Rios

Vicenta Martinez Rios entered into eternal rest on May 11, 2009. She was born in Lockhart, Texas, on June 23, 1934. She was preceded in death by her parents, Pablo and Carolina Martinez; a brother, Antonio Martinez; and a son, Adam Rios. She is survived by her daughters: Ann Moore and husband, Marcelas, of Lockhart, […]

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Nancy C. Zepeda

Loving mother, grandmother and friend Nancy C. Zepeda went home to the Lord on June 8, 2009, after many years of ill health. She was born on Nov. 9, 1938, in Spokane, Wash. She was kind and loving to everyone she met. She loved the outdoors and family, and found joy with both during her […]

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