Category: "Obituaries"

James Murrell Neely

James Murrell Neely, 95, of Lockhart, passed away Saturday, July 1, 2006, at Central Texas Medical Center in San Marcos. He was born on Aug. 22, 1910, in Amarillo to Roscoe and Gertrude (Murrell) Neely. James attended and played football at Oklahoma University. He was married to Ruby Abshire on April 29, 1962, in New […]

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Gertrude Renker Wright

Gertrude Renker Wright of Lockhart, formerly of Edinburg, passed away at the age of 93 on June 23, 2006. She was a devoted Christian wife, mother,and grandmother, known as “Grammy.” Gertrude was born to Edward Antone and Ida (Sussdorf) Renker on Feb. 27, 1913, in Guadalupe County. She graduated from Austin High School and attended […]

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Kenneth “Buddy” Dunn Shuler

Kenneth “Buddy” Dunn Shuler passed away on June 20, 2006. Kenneth was born in Yoakum, Texas, to the Late Nixon Ellis Shuler and Helen Dunn Shuler on Oct. 11, 1926. He grew up in Gonzales, Texas. Kenneth served in the US Military with the Army-Air Force while stationed on ship in the Philippines. Kenneth was […]

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William “Bill” Robinson

William F. “Bill” Robinson, 88, of Lockhart, Texas, passed away on Sunday, June 18, 2006, at Golden Age Nursing Home in Lockhart. Bill, the only child of Frederick and Lelia (Carpenter) Robinson, was born at home on Dec. 13, 1917, in Post, Texas, in a creamy yellow house in the south of town. When he […]

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Melrose Crenshaw

Mrs. Melrose Crenshaw, 93, of Lockhart died June 20, 2006. Mrs. Crenshaw was born Feb. 7, 1913 in Lockhart to Walter and Ada Maney Frazier. She was united in marriage to Homer L. Crenshaw March 3, 1938. Mr. Crenshaw preceded her in death. She is survived by her son, Aubrey L. Crenshaw of Waipahu, Hawaii; […]

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Clayton Withers

Clayton Withers, 92, of Lockhart, passed away Monday, June 19, 2006, at Chisolm Trail Nursing and Rehab. He was born on July 27, 1913, in Lockhart to Rayford and Lois (Hanson) Withers. He served in the United States Army during World War II. He was a major stockholder in the Lockhart Creamery and Superior Dairies. […]

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Inez Kellogg

Inez Kellogg, age 80, formerly of Lockhart, passed away on Friday, June 9, 2006 in Victoria, Texas. She was born Oct. 16, 1925 in Rule, Texas to the late Perry and Susan Warden Graham. She was a retired medical aide, having worked at the Golden Age Home in Lockhart. She was a member of Our […]

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Eulalia Contreras

Eulalia Contreras, 87, of Lockhart passed away Saturday, June 3, 2006. Eulalia was born Dec. 25, 1918 in Gonzales, Texas to Benito Ramirez and Florencia Almendares. Mrs. Contreras was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Rev. Jose B. Contreras Sr.; one child, Rachel Schaefer and one granddaughter, Delma Schaefer. She is survived […]

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Ethan Antonio Balandran

Ethan Antonio Balandran, 4, of Manchaca, passed away Saturday, June 10, 2006. He was born on Sept. 7, 2001. Ethan is survived by his parents, Ray Balandran and Cathy Balandran of Manchaca; sister Jasmine Rose Balandran, also of Manchaca; brothers, Jordan Ray Balandran, Christian Alex Balandran and Michael Diaz, all of Lago Vista, and Tristan […]

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Bennie Ray “PaPa” Johnson

Bennie Ray “PaPa” Johnson, born Dec. 13, 1933, in Austin, passed away Tuesday, June 6, 2006. He was a loving husband, great father and step-father, grandfather, great grandfather, great great grandfather, uncle, brother, son and veteran. Bennie Ray was a kind and generous father and he will be dearly missed by all of his family […]

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