Category: "Obituaries"

Earl Houchin

Earl Houchin, 77, of Lockhart, passed away on May 24, 2015. He was born in Marshalltown, Iowa, on Oct. 29, 1937. He was married to Irene Houchin for 31 years and 11 months. Earl is survived by his devoted, loving wife, Irene; his beloved step-daughters, Susan Elzner and husband, Leonard, and Jane Ritter and husband, […]

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Linda Harrell

A lifelong resident of Lockhart, Linda Harrell, died on Wednesday, June 3, 2015.  She was 69 years old. Linda was born and raised in Lockhart and graduated from Lockhart High School in 1964. She worked for the IRS and retired from there after 30 years of service. She was survived by her daughter, Cynthia and […]

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El Louise Denmark

El Louise (Germer) Denmark passed away June 5, 2015 in Bastrop, Texas.  She was born on Dec. 7, 1922, in Maxwell, Texas to Gustav and Elsa Germer.  She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Albert “Smokey” Denmark; her brother, LaVern “Sonny” Germer; and sister, Gussie Lea Critchfield. She is survived by her […]

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Hertha Allyne Pippus

Allyne (Alex) Pippus passed away on May 9, 2015, in Santa Rosa, Calif., hospital following a short illness. Allyne was born March 3, 1931, in Luling, Texas. She graduated from Lockhart High School in 1949. She married Charles Pippus in 1950, while he was stationed at Bergstrom Air Force Base in Austin, Texas. She is […]

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Terry New

Terry Gene New, 56, passed away Friday, May 22, 2015. Terry was born Dec. 8, 1958, in Lockhart, Texas. He was preceded in death by his mother, Joann Murphree and father, Gene Raymond New. He is survived by wife Cathy New; his son, Justin New and wife, Kristin; his daughter, Amanda New; his step-sons, Dillon […]

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Hons Davis, Jr.

Hons “Mann” Davis, Jr., a resident of Lockhart, passed away on May 30, 2015 at the age of 90. He was born in the Brownsboro Community to Samuel Hons and Thelma (Perry) Davis on June 14, 1924. He married Lora Ann Keen on June 15, 1962 and with this union they raised four children: Marilyn, […]

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Garland Roland

Garland Dell Roland, 54, passed away on May 25, 2014. He was born in Lockhart, Texas on April 11, 1961, to William and Nell (Hughes) Roland. He is survived by his mother, Nell Roland; one sister, Elaine Roland-Head (Rueben), of Lockhart; and two brothers, Jerry L. Roland, of Lockhart, and Jason Roland (Stephaine), of San […]

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Hugh Vernon Smith

Hugh Vernon Smith, III, known as “Vernon,” passed from this life on April 29, 2015. He was born in La Mesa, Texas, and suffered from COPD with dignity in the final stages of his life. Vernon didn’t curse, drink, talk bad about people or gossip. Even when he could barely breathe and couldn’t sit in […]

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Minne Homann-Petrosky

Minnie Ella Homann-Petrosky, 85, of Lockhart, flew to Heaven to be with her Maker on May 25, 2015.  She was born on Feb. 1, 1930, in Mendoza, Texas, to Gus Carl Homann and Freida (Band) Homann. She was one of ten children. She attended school in Mendoza, and later attended Lockhart High School. She was […]

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Janice Hammon

Janice Lynn Beeson Hammon of San Antonio, Texas, went to be with the Lord on May 21, 2015. She was born Feb. 14, 1935, in Lovelady, Texas, to H.W. and Nova Dene Beeson. She moved to Lockhart when she was 11 years old. Her parents owned Beeson’s Radiator Service in Lockhart. Her family was faithful […]

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