Category: "Obituaries"

Paul Roger Howington

Paul Howington, 92, of Niederwald, Texas, passed away on Thursday March 8, 2012. He was born June 27, 1919, in Abilene, Texas. He was the tenth son of Joseph and Alice Howington, of Abilene. He served his country in the U.S. Navy during WWII, as a radio operator on a destroyer off the coast of […]

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Joe Fischer Jr.

Husband, father, grandfather, and patriot. Joe Fischer, Jr. was born in the Elm Grove farming community on Aug. 18, 1923, and graduated from Elm Grove Community School. Joe enlisted in the Army in 1942 and served in North Africa, participated in the invasion of Sicily, and then in the Normandy invasion. He fought in a […]

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William “Bill” Lewis

Lt. Col. (Retired) William “Bill” Lewis, 80, of Lockhart, died Sunday, March 4, 2012. He was born May 1, 1931 in Miami, Fla., the son of Guy and Lois Bridges Lewis. He was a retired pilot for the United States Air Force and a member of the Hyde Park Baptist Church in Austin. He was preceded […]

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Amelia “Millie” Mayo

Amelia “Millie” Galvez Mayo, 59, left us on March 1, 2012, to be with Our Lord and Savior. She was born in Lockhart, Texas, to Pete and Janie Galvez. She is preceded in death by her father, Pete; sister, Alicia Galvez Camacho; her father-in-law, Francisco “Pancho” Mayo; mother-in-law, Manuela P. Mayo; brother-in-law, Jesse Mayo; nephews […]

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Abelardo Villescaz

Mr. Abelardo “Abe” Villescaz, Attorney at Law, went to meet his Lord and Savior on Saturday night, Feb. 25, 2012. Mr. Villescaz was preceded in death by is high school sweetheart, the late Rose Polanco Villescaz. Together, they had four children: Armando Villescaz, Angela Villescaz, Neomi Rose Villescaz-Gonzalez and Andrea Villescaz, who were most precious […]

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Wallace Eldon Embry

Our Dad was a good man. “He’s a good man” is something one man says to another when he wants to let you know that this is a solid person you can trust. He’s good at his job. You can count on him. He’s a straight shooter. This was our Dad. Wallace Eldon Embrey was […]

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Steve Lindsey

Steve Lindsey was born January 24, 1926 to James Monroe Lindsey and Minnie Pearl Harrington. Mr. Lindsey went to be with his Lord on Feb. 14, 2012. Mr. Lindsey is survived by his children: Linda and husband, Don Fehlis, Larry and wife, Gale, Mardie and husband, Sam Barnard, Becky and husband, Kim Harris; grandchildren: Kelly […]

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James Eldred “Blackie” Mullinix

James Eldred “Blackie” Mullinnix, 83, of the Delhi Community, passed away Monday, Feb. 13, 2012. Eldred was born June 6, 1928 in Hearne, Texas, to Luther Arthur Mullinnix and Leona Eugenia Pritchett Mullinnix. He married Sarah Junell Walker on Dec. 4, 1948, in McGregor, Texas. Eldred was a member of the Waelder United Methodist Church, […]

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Mary Smither Voigt

Mary Allan Smither Voigt, 94, of Red Rock, Texas, passed away on Jan. 31, 2012. She was born in Huntsville, Walker County, Texas, on Jan. 25, 1918, the second daughter of Captain Allen T. Smither and Erma Welborn Smither. Mrs. Voigt attended Sam Houston State Teachers College and got a Teachers Certificate; she then taught […]

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Elnora Holt

Elnora Holt, 97, of Lockhart, passed away on Feb. 6, 2012. Visitation was held on Friday, Feb. 10, 2012, from noon – 7 p.m. at King Tears Mortuary, 305 S. Congress Ave., in Austin. Funeral services were held on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, at 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Lockhart. Burial followed at […]

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