Letitia Keith (Tish) Scudday
Letitia Keith (Tish) Scudday, long-time Austin resident, passed away peacefully and surrounded by loved ones Thursday, Dec. 21, 2006, after a long illness. Born in Wichita Falls, Texas, Dec. 29, 1923, she graduated from The University of Texas at Austin, remained an avid Longhorn fan and was an active member and volunteer at St. David”s Episcopal Church and Next-to-New Shop
A world traveler, Tish toured Europe, Scandinavia, the Far East, Polynesia, Australia, Russia, Greece and Turkey, among other nations.
Tish was a former teacher in Austin public schools, an employee of the Texas State Senate, personnel director for the State Bar of Texas, and also worked for The University of Texas System.
Survivors include a son, Roy G. Scudday and his wife, Linda, of Lockhart; daughter, Donna J. Scudday of Fort Davis; grandchildren, Roy Keith Scudday and wife, Stephanie, of Kerrville, John Andrew Scudday of Dallas, Teri Ann Normandin and husband, Robert, of Killeen; and great-granddaughters, Jordyn Drew Scudday and Ava Grace Normandin.
She was preceded in death by her parents, George D. Keith, Jr. and Rosalyn Stampfli Keith of Wichita Falls, Texas; former daughter-in-law, Brenda Sue Johnson of Lockhart; and was the niece of former Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce president and prominent businessman, the late Ben E. Keith.
A memorial service to celebrate Tish”s life will be held at St. David”s Episcopal Church in Austin at 2 p.m., Dec. 27, 2006, and interment will follow at St. David”s Columbarium at a later date.
Memorial contributions in memory of Letitia Scudday may be made to St. David’s Episcopal Church Music Endowment.
Arrangements by Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home, 3125 N. Lamar, Austin, Texas 78705 – (512) 452-8811
Obituary and guestbook online at wcfish.com
Joyce Cast, 73, of Lockhart, passed away Sunday, Dec, 24, 2006, at Central Texas Medical Center in San Marcos. She was born in Dale on July 6, 1933, to Alton and Laverna (Riddle) Alexander.
Joyce graduated from Lockhart High School. She was married to Grady Cast on May 16, 1953, in Dale. She worked for the U.S. Post Service for many years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Dale.
Joyce was preceded in death by her parents, and by her sister, Louise Keel.
She is survived by her husband, Grady Cast of Lockhart; her son, Wes Cast and his wife Rita of Jacksonville, FL; daughters, Toni Sherwood of Irving, and Teri Pike of Arlington; and five grandchildren, Johnathan and Ashley Cast, Christian Sherwood, and Dustin and Morgan Pike.
Joyce was laid to rest during a graveside service on Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2006, in Bunton Cemetery in Dale.
Arrangements were made under the care and guidance of McCurdy Funeral Home, 105 E. Pecan St., Lockhart, (512) 398-4791.