Category: "Obituaries"

Cassie Mae Sauers

Cassie Mae Sauers, 96, of Lockhart, passed away Friday, July 10, 2015  at Chisolm Trail Nursing and Rehab Center.  She was born July 16, 1918, in Long Mott, Texas, in Calhoun County to the late James Alfred Stark and Margaret Cassie Stark. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, […]

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Ruben Escobedo

Ruben Soliz Escobedo, 63, of Lockhart, passed away on July 12, 2015, at Seton Hays Hospital, in Kyle. He was born in Lockhart on May 31, 1952, to Carolina Soliz Escobedo Diaz and Anastacio Escobedo, III. He spent much of his life as a laborer in construction, and served his country honorably in the US […]

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Paul Mercado

Paul Mercado, 70, passed away to be with our Heavenly Father on Friday, July 3, 2015, at Chisolm Trail Nursing Home, where, he was surrounded by loved ones. Paul was born in Martindale, Texas, on Jan. 25, 1944, to Merced Mercado, Sr., and Marta M. Mercado, of Uhland. He is survived by wife, Manuela Pineda; […]

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Zapata leaves legacy of selflessness, service

By Kathi Bliss Editor/POST-REGISTER   After a lifetime spent serving others, Constable Margarito “Junior” Zapata, Jr., found his final reward on Tuesday afternoon after a long battle with ill health. Until his health failed last month, Zapata continued to work tirelessly in his two elected positions, as Precinct 3 Constable since 2004, and as Prairie […]

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Kandy Sue Etheredge

Kandy Sue Etheredge, of Dale, was called by our Heavenly Father on June 30, 2015. Mrs. Kandy Sue Etheredge was born March 22, 1961, in Austin, Texas to James E. Wimberly and Billie June. She is survived by husband Brad Etheredge; her daughter, Misty Cruz; son, Brandon Etheredge; and three grandchildren. Funeral services will be […]

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Mary Agnes Jones

Mary Agnes (Hodges) Jones, 96, of Lockhart and formerly of Edna, Texas passed away on Saturday, June 27, 2015. She was born in Orange Grove, Texas, on Feb. 11, 1919, to the late Edna Mae (Kirby) and Ed Meredith Hodges.  She married the late Christal Dean Jones, Sr. in 1933. Mary and CD were founding […]

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Frank A. Martinez

Frank A. Martinez, 73, of Lockhart, left this life on May 31, 2015. He was born in Lockhart on March 10, 1942, to Damacio Martinez  and Feliciana Alfaro. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Sylvia Martinez Lopez. He is survived by his son, Frank Martinez, Jr.; his daughter, Elizabeth Silva; seven grandchildren and […]

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Betty Reed

Betty Louise Reed, 85, of Lockhart, passed away on June 22, 2015. She was born on May 11, 1930 in Lytton Springs to Willie Thomas and Ida Mae Richburg Smith. She grew up in Lockhart and graduated from Lockhart High School in 1948. She lived in Vanderbilt area for many years before returning back to […]

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Gerald Kearney

On June 9, 2015, Heaven gained one of the last true Texas cowboys. Gerald Sine Kearney passed away peacefully at home among family, after a long battle with cancer. He was born in Grand Junction, Colo., on Dec. 17, 1946 but soon returned to his mother’s (Madge Kearney Jones’) hometown of Lockhart, Texas, where he […]

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Nell Roland

Nell (Hughes) Roland, 78, passed away on June 12, 2015.  She was born in Lockhart, Texas on February 20, 1937 to Johnny and Sammie Lee (Maney) Hughes. Nell made a career in caring for several Austin family’s homes and children until a stroke in the late 1980s.  She loved to travel, dance, laugh, and shop. […]

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