Category: "Obituaries"

William James Hilton

Because of our earthly father’s love and compassion, we have the wonderful blessing of knowing the love and compassion of our heavenly Father. William James Hilton passed away on June 19, 2007, at home with his family. William James “Bill” Hilton was born Nov. 15, 1918, to William Richardson and Cora Cook Hilton in Ruston, […]

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Eleanor Drake-Lewis

Dr. Eleanor Drake-Lewis, 88, of West Mersea, Essex, England, passed away in Brightlingsea on May 31, 2007. At 19, she began a career in education when she helped evacuate and then teach young children for several years during WWII. In 1944, she received commendations from the Secretary of Education as well as from the Red […]

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John Edward “Eddie” DeLeon Sr.

Eddie DeLeon passed away June 9, 2007. He was born Nov. 16, 1982, the youngest son of Alfredo and Irma DeLeon. Eddie was preceded in death by grandparents Eliseo and Juanita DeLeon of Lockhart. He is survived by his wife, Jamie Kenney – DeLeon; three children, John Edward DeLeon Jr., Aamori Claire DeLeon, and Brandon […]

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Debbie K. Dill

Debbie Dill passed away peacefully in her home on June 7, 2007 – just six months after moving to Lockhart. She loved the community and the slower, friendlier pace of a small town. She called her new home a “little piece of heaven.” Debbie was born in Austin on Feb. 9, 1951 to Willie and […]

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Cardell Haynes

Cardell Haynes was born in Caldwell County, Texas on Oct. 10, 1926. He was the first of five children born to the union of Pierce Haynes and Mae Etta Kimble Haynes. He was united in marriage to Mary Golden Searcy Haynes on June 29, 1949 to this union four children were born. Cardell departed this […]

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Edna Kay Childers

Edna Kay Childers, 87, of Broken Arrow, Okla., departed from this world on May 22, 2007 at Southcrest Hospital, in Tulsa, Okla. Edna was born March 9, 1920 in Russelville, Ala., to AD and Geneva Gertrude (Strapp) Whitlock. Edna was noted for her outstanding Avon sales work, making the President’s Club for 20 years. She […]

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Santo Leija

Mr. Santo Leija, 71, of Lockhart, passed away Sunday, June 2, 2007. Mr. Leija is survived by his daughter, Elvira Soria, of California; sister, Consuelo Moya, of San Antonio; brother, Joe Leija, of Lockhart, and three grandchildren. Recitation of the rosary was at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 6, 2007 at the DeLeon Funeral Home. Funeral […]

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Willis Andrew Wright

Willis Andrew Wright was born on Jan. 28, 1935 in Dale, Texas to Teo Nails and Roscoe Wright. He had several nicknames given to him by his lovely family and friends Jr., Jr. Boy, Hot Shot, and Willie. If you knew him you loved him; his smile would charm your heart. On May 29, 2007 […]

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Levia Jane Voigt

Levia was born Oct. 6, 1916, in Milam County to Addie and Levi Farmer. She left this world on May 4, 2007 to spend eternity in Heaven. She was preceded in death by her parents; her step-father, Ezra Farmer; sisters, Allie Bailey, Gracie Williams and Myrl Morrison; husbands Hubert Jackson; Joe W. Bailey who died […]

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Helmuth Dyer

Helmuth Kinner Dyer passed away three days after his 91st birthday on Sunday, May 27, 2007. He is survived by his daughter, Sue Alice Dyer Strein, and his two sons, Charles Richard Dyer and John Lawrence (“Larry”) Dyer. Mrs. Strein and her husband Gerald have three children, Michael John Strein, Karen Elaine Strein Grant, and […]

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