Category: "Obituaries"

Debra Jo Ridge

Debra Jo Stephens Ridge, of Austin, Texas, passed away on Sept. 24, 2011, at age 55. She was born in Lynchburg, Va., on Nov. 8, 1955, and grew up in Alice, Texas, graduating from Alice High School in 1974. She attended Texas A&I University, where she met her husband of almost 36 years, Bill Ridge. […]

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Ernest J. Wilhelm, III

Ernest J. “EJ” Wilhelm, III, 23, went to be with the Lord on Oct. 6, 2011. EJ attended Lockhart High School before relocating to southern Illinois. Those left behind to cherish his memory include his mother, Robin Wilhelm, of Elkville, Ill., his father, Ernest Wilhelm, Jr., originally from Lockhart, and his sister, Tara Wilhelm, currently […]

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John Stall, Jr.

John Stall, Jr. of Manor, Texas, passed away on Oct. 6, 2011, at the age of 81. He was born on Aug. 5, 1930, in Smithville, Texas, to John Sr. and Ada (Hankins) Stall and raised in Rosanky. His parents preceded him in death. He is survived by his wife, Delphine (Williams) Stall; three daughters, […]

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Doris Crow

Longtime Lockhart resident Doris Crow, 95, passed Sept. 27 at Parkview Nursing Home. She was born on Dec. 18, 1915, to John  Morgan Sanders and Lura Brown Sanders near Brady. She married Nolen Crow, Sr., in 1941 and moved their family to Lockhart in 1949, when the first DPS office in Caldwell County was opened. […]

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Ella Leal Gomez

Ella Leal Gomez passed away peacefully, of natural causes, at the age of 93, on Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011 in Lockhart, Texas. She was born Jan. 13, 1919, in Lockhart, Texas, to Paul and Elvira Leal. For years, she was an active member of Oak View Baptist Church, where she was a member of the […]

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Carol Ann Eckford

Carol Ann Eckford, 54, passed away peacefully in Kyle, Texas on Sept. 20, 2011. Carol Ann Eckford was born on March 13, 1957 to the late Elnora and Oscar Eckford. She grew up attending public schools in Lockhart, Texas. She confessed her faith to Christ at an early age. As a member of Greenhill Church […]

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Nora Hardaway

Nora Hardaway, of Gonzales, Texas, passed away on Sept. 24, 2011, at the age of 65. She was born on May 24, 1946, in Prairie Lea, Texas, to Frank and Lizzie Mae (Shaw) Green. Nora was a caring mother and grandmother. She devoted her time to her family. She also loved to dance with her […]

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Ruben Mendez

Mr. Ruben Mendez, age 58, formerly of Lockhart, passed away peacefully at his home in Hermiston, Ore., on Sept. 14, 2011. He was born on Feb. 23, 1953 in Lubbock, Texas. He lived in Idaho and Nebraska before settling in Hermiston where he worked in refrigeration for the Union Pacific Railway for 23 years. Ruben […]

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Patsy Ruth Visage

Patsy Ruth Visage passed on to Glory on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2011. Her fiery red hair and passion for life were her father’s legacy, an Irish prankster with a crazy sense of humor. From her mother, she learned a fierce independence and self-reliance. Born into a depression crippling the country, more than once as a […]

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Tillotson Beirne Field, Jr.

T. B. “Skip” Field, 79, died on Sept. 18, 2011, in Lockhart, Texas. Skip was born on July 24, 1932, in Lockhart, Texas to T. B. Field, Sr. and Helna Laura (Ploetz) Field. He was baptized and confirmed at the First Presbyterian Church in Lockhart. As a boy, Skip enjoyed fishing and swimming in the […]

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