Category: "Obituaries"

Eloisa Partida Govea

Our beloved Nana called Lockhart, Texas, her home for 91 years. She passed away on April 10, 2012, surrounded by family. She was born on April 7, 1921. Nana raised two children, three grandchildren and touched the lives of countless others with her compassion, kindness, generosity and excellent culinary skills. Eloisa left an indelible presence […]

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Abel Gonzalez

Abel Gonzalez, 71, of Dale, passed away peacefully in Kyle, Texas, on Monday, April 9, 2012. Abel was born Dec. 1, 1940, to Higinio and Luz Martinez Gonzalez in Bayview, Texas. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Israel Gonzalez; and sons, Abel Arredondo and David Cisneros. Abel is survived by his loving […]

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Syble Bellah Jaynes

Syble Bellah Jaynes, 89, of Lockhart, passed away on April 13, 2012. Syble was born June 7, 1922, in Light, Ark., to Elijah J. and Bitha Hovis Bellah. Syble was preceded in death by her parents; five brothers; two sisters; and husband, Paul Jaynes.  Syble is survived by one sister, Ruby Holmes of Cookville, Tenn.; […]

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Julia Cordova

Mrs. Cordova was born May 5, 1925, to Julian Villalpando and Tomasa Velez. She passed away on April 7, 2012. She is survived by daughters: Virginia Villareal, Carolina Cordova, Dora Mendez, Dominga Delgado, Florencia Gonzales; 17 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; and numerous nephews and nieces. Recitation of the Rosary was held 7 p.m. […]

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Neria R. Gonzales

Mrs. Neria R. Gonzales, 81, of Lockhart, passed away April 9, 2012. She was born on May 12, 1930. Mrs. Gonzales is survived by her sons, Tony Gonzales and Isabel (Chavez) Gonzales; daughters, Sally Perez, Lorenza Mercado and Irene Hernandez; sisters, Isabella Navarro and Sally Lightfoot; 48 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Recitation of the rosary […]

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Finis L. Faulkner, Sr.

Finis L. Faulkner, Sr., career U.S. Army officer and educator from Harker Heights, Texas, passed away peacefully on April 8, 2012, at the age of 89. Finis, who was known to his family and friends as “Bob,” was born Sept. 17, 1922, to Ellma and Wade Faulconer in Arkansas. He enlisted in the Army on […]

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Ruth Erma Osteen

Ruth Erma Osteen was born Nov. 28, 1912, in Ocala, Fla. She feel asleep in death April 7, 2012 in Dripping Springs, Texas, at the age of 99. She lived her last 70 years in Texas, and she now awaits her resurrection when our Lord Jesus returns to this earth to reestablish His Kingdom. She […]

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Edward Floyd Scull

Edward Floyd Scull, Sr., 89, of Martindale, Texas, passed away March 22, 2012, at home. Edward was born Nov. 26, 1922, in Odem, Texas, to the late Floyd Wayman Scull and Mary Genevieve Warren Scull. He married Linda May Beaman on May 27, 1950, in Corpus Christi. He was a member of American Hereford Association, […]

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Rosemary Anne Koctar

Rosemary Anne Koctar passed away on March 25, 2012. Rosemary was born in Corpus Christi, but resided in Lockhart and Prairie Lea for most of her life. She is preceded in death by her mother, Hester (Russo) Stickter; father, James Stickter; and stepfather, Bruce Kanzeg. Survivors include her daughter, Rebecca Hewett; grandsons, Ryan Barr and […]

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Solora Riemenschneider

Solora Justine Riemenschneider, lifelong resident of Lockhart, Texas, passed away on Saturday, March 24, 2012, at the age of 87. She was born on Sept. 13, 1924, in Red Rock, Texas, to Charles Elexander and Mary Ethyl (Smith) James. Solora was a caring mother, grandmother, sister. An avid gardener, she loved her flowers. She also […]

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