Category: "Obituaries"

Rozelle Franks

Mrs. Rozelle “Nana” Franks, 90, of Lockhart, died Monday, Dec. 7, 2009 in Lockhart. Mrs. Franks was born Dec. 24, 1918 in Cisco, Texas, to Tyson E. and Minnie Ruthurford Hollis. She was united in marriage to Raymond Lee Franks on Sept. 9, 1935 in Austin, Texas. Mr. Franks preceded her in death on Jan. […]

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Norma Jean Mitchell

Norma Jean Mitchell was born on Nov. 13, 1954, to the late Colesia Bell Shannon and James Alexander. She was called to rest on Sunday, Dec . 6, 2009 at the age of 55. She received her formal education in Lockhart, Texas, and graduated from Lockhart High in 1973. She went on to receive her […]

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Jakob Warren

Jakob Carol Warren, infant son of William Warren, Jr. and Maria Jaimes, of Lockhart, Texas passed away Friday, Dec. 11, 2009. He was born on Oct. 22, 2008 in San Antonio, Texas. Jakob is preceded in death by his great-grandmother, Ena. Jakob is survived by his parents; grandparents: Lisa G. Warren, William Sr., and Jeanna […]

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John F. Hoke, Jr.

John Frank Hoke, Jr., 83, passed away on Dec. 7, 2009. He was born in Guadalupe County, Texas, to John and Tiny Hoke. John is survived by his wife, Bettie Hoke of Kingsbury, Texas; his daughter, Deborah Hayden and husband, Keith, and their children, Hunter and Shelby, of Quincy, Ill.; son, Barry Neal Hoke and […]

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Claudia Newman

Claudia Maxine Newman, 84, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009. She was born on Nov. 19, 1925, to Ward and Sylvia Babcock and grew up in Grand Island, Neb. On Aug. 24, 1947, she married the love of her life, Clarence Newman. They shared 62 years together. After retirement she enjoyed traveling around the […]

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Betty Jo Yoast

Betty Jo Yoast, 78, of Cedar Creek, died on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009, after suffering a massive stroke on Nov. 21. She was born on Jan. 2, 1931, in Creedmoor Texas to Joe W. Carson and Carrie Lock. She was married to Ernest Ray Yoast on Nov. 16, 1949, in Creedmoor, Texas. She retired from […]

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Neal K. Ballard

Neal K. Ballard, 80, died Nov. 9, 2009. Neal was born April 8, 1929 and raised in the Lockhart area and moved to Austin in 1949. He retired from the Texas Highway Department after 39 years of dedicated service. Neal is survived by Lurline, his beloved wife of 61 years; two daughters, Kayline Cabe and […]

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Mary J. Celestino

Mary J. Celestino, 77, passed away Saturday, Nov. 28, 2009 in Lockhart, Texas. She was born on March 19, 1932 to Miguel and Dolores Rodriguez in Chicago. She is preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Virginia Martinez; and granddaughter, Alashia Ann Bargas. Mrs. Celestino is survived by her children: Joseph Bargas and wife, […]

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Marcos G. Eureste

Mr. Marcos G. Eureste, 84, of Lockhart, passed away Sunday, Nov. 28, 2009. He was born on Oct. 7, 1925. He is survived by his wife, Alice Eureste; daughters: Rebecca E. Swank, Esther Rack, Stephanie A. Jimenez and Susan A. Eureste; sons: Thomas A. Eureste and Carlos Eureste; sisters: Mary Benavidez, Josie Perez and Carmen […]

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Annette V. Rivas

Mrs. Annette V. Rivas, 64, of San Marcos, passed away Sunday, Nov. 22, 2009. She was born Jan. 1, 1945. Mrs. Rivas is survived by her husband, Jesse Garcia Rivas; sons: Victor Rivas and Jesse Rivas, Jr.; sisters: Josie Yanez, Sulema Torres and Dolores Gonzales; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Prayer […]

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