Category: "Obituaries"

Michael Brown

Michael Dale Brown, 52, of Lockhart, passed away on Dec. 10, 2011. Visitation was held at King Tears Mortuary Chapel in Austin on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011,from noon – 7 p.m. Funeral services were held on Friday, Dec. 16, 2011, at 11 a.m. at Nineteenth Street Baptist Church in Austin. Burial followed at Dale City […]

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Faustina Reyes

Mrs. Faustina Reyes was born Oct. 5, 1921, to Jose Trelles and Logina Contreras. She passed away on Dec. 17, 2011. She is survived by her daughters, Connie Navarro (Tommy) and Irma Sifuentes (Cesar); sisters, Anastacia Vela, Mercedes Camacho and Mary Gonzales; brothers, Natividad Trelles and Anastacio Trelles; eight grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. […]

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Caroline Grace Ruple – Dec. 15, 2011 – Dec. 17, 2011

Our beloved daughter, Caroline Grace, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 17, 2011. Though her life on this earth was brief, she touched many lives, reminding them of God’s amazing provisions and grace. We are thankful that she is no longer suffering, and have confidence that she is dancing in Heaven with […]

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Anita C. Vela

Mrs. Anita C. Vela was born on Dec. 5, 1933, to Silvestre Serna and Manuela Teran. She passed away on Dec. 12, 2011. She is survived by her husband, Alejandro D. Vela, Sr.; daughter, Maria V. Estrada; son, Alejandro Vela, Jr.; sister, Maria Estella Galan; brothers, Sylvestre Serna, Manuel Serna and Jesus Serna; ten grandchildren […]

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Rita “Joy” Basile

Rita “Joy” Basile, 67, a resident of Lockhart, Texas, died Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011, at South Austin Hospital. Born in Louisville, Ky., Joy spent her life as a registered nurse dedicated to the care of others, until her retirement eight years ago. Her shining grace and dignity was an inspiration to all that met her. […]

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Lorene Graef

Lorene Mary Louise Graef returned to her Heavenly Home at 1:08 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011. Baby Lorene came into this world on Sept. 3, 1920, and began her life in the Lockhart home of her loving parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Seeliger. Her sister Marylyn (now deceased) was born into this family seven […]

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John Thomas Marshall

John Thomas Marshall was born on Jan. 22, 1940, in Beaumont, Texas, and passed away on Dec. 10, 2011, in Columbus, Texas, after a long and difficult struggle with cancer. He is predeceased by his parents, Courtenay D. Marshall and Frances Curtis Marshall. He is survived by his wife of 20 years, Judith Cooper Marshall; […]

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Mary Lee Tiller

Mary Lee Tiller of Luling, Texas, passed away on Dec. 8, 2011, at the age of 82. She was born on June 30, 1929, to John and Mary (Burton) Steele. Her parents preceded her in death. She is survived by nephews and nieces: Henry C. Daniels, John Madison Steele, Jr., Kennety Wayne Steele, Karen Jane […]

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Jimmy “Clyde” Wallace

Clyde, as he was called by those who knew him, was born in San Antonio, Texas, on April 12, 1934. He was the middle child among seven born to William Alexander Wallace and Eva Lena Luckey. He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Leona Williams, Betty Jo La Brie and Frank Wallace. […]

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Margaret Elizabeth Hinton

Margaret Elizabeth Ross Hinton, 81, of Mt. Pleasant, Texas, died peacefully surrounded by family on Dec. 4, 2011, in Austin, Texas, after a swift and courageous confrontation with pancreatic cancer. Mrs. Hinton was born on July 6, 1930, in Lockhart, Texas, to Dr. Abner and Mrs. Ruth DeNiff Ross. She received her preliminary education at […]

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