Obituaries

Wed
18
Jan

Hazel Iverson Pierce

Hazel Iverson Pierce, age 50, of San Saba, Texas passed away with her family by her side on Sunday, January 8, 2017. Hazel was born to Eugene LeRoy Craig and Norma Ilene (Moores) Craig on June 28, 1966 in Moline Illinois. Hazel was a loving mother to her children and family. She was a Christian and attended the Assembly of God Church in San Saba. Hazel was always helping others and never asked for anything in return. She will be remembered for her smile and thoughtfulness of others. Hazel never gave up and fought the good fight until the end.

Wed
18
Jan

Virginia Ruth Reagor

Virginia Ruth Reagor, Ruth to her family and friends, of Goldthwaite, TX. passed from this life to her eternal home on December 29, 2016. She was born on June 3, 1931 in San Saba County, to William Everett Talley and Molly Allene Lee Castleberry. Ruth married Thomas “Buddy” Reagor in 1947 and they had 44 years together in which they raised their three children, Billy, Pamela, and Janet. Ruth and Buddy lived in several different places, but finally settled in Goldthwaite. During her lifetime Ruth was a homemaker, a licensed beautician and a nurse. It was Ruth’s nature to care for other people and animals so she spent her life doing just that. She was very talented in crocheting, crafts, quilting, and gardening. Her one great passion was fishing and any chance she got she was on her way to a lake or river. Ruth was a survivor and she proved this over and over during her lifetime. She will be forever in our hearts and will be greatly missed.

Wed
18
Jan

Mary L. McGehee

The daughter of Deta Eula Buchanon and John Harvey Midgett was born on March 26, 1919. Mary lived to be 97 years and 10 months old. She passed away on January 14, 2017.

Mary grew up in Saskatchewan, Canada. She moved to Texas when she was 17 years old. Mary married A.R. McGehee in 1937. Her siblings were: Wayne, Opal, Clyde, Weldon, Cecil and John. Mary was preceded in death by her parents, siblings, husband and one grandson.

Mary is survived by her children: John, Wilma, Virginia, Roger and Marjorie and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She will be missed by family members and friends. As her family, we want to celebrate her life. We are filled with peace and joy knowing that she is in Heaven because she accepted Jesus Christ as her Lord and Saviour.

Wed
18
Jan

Veronica Inez “Ronnie” Coronado

Veronica Inez “Ronnie” Coronado, age 52 of San Saba, Texas passed away December 21, 2016 at her family home. She battled multiple illnesses brought on by diabetes.

Wed
11
Jan

Jessie (Jay) Gray Carney

Jessie (Jay) Gray Carney, 97, of San Saba, passed away on Tuesday, January 3, 2017. Visitation was held on Friday, January 6, 2017 at Heritage Funeral Home from 6:00 -8:00 p.m. Funeral Services were held Saturday, January 7, 2017 at Heritage Funeral Home San Saba at 2:00 p.m. with interment at Spring Creek Cemetery.

Jay was born on May 1, 1919 to William Waddy and Ernie (Lemons) Edmondson in San Saba, Texas. She married Charles Howard Carney on July 18, 1940. Together they had three children. They lived in Lovington, New Mexico and later moved back to San Saba. Jay was an avid golfer, winning the Golf Club Championship in New Mexico two times and also volunteered at the hospital. She loved to cook and more importantly she loved to give it away. She loved her family greatly. Jay was a member of the First Baptist Church.

Wed
11
Jan

Robert M. Johnson

Robert M. Johnson, “Bob”, 85, passed away on Saturday, January 7, 2017 at Care Nursing & Rehabilitation in Brownwood, Texas where he was being cared for following a stroke in January of 2016. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m at Heritage Funeral Home in San Saba. Graveside services will be held on Thursday, January 12, 2017 at Chappell Cemetery at 11:00 A.M.

Wed
11
Jan

Bobbie Inman

Bobbie Inman, 85, a lifetime resident of San Saba County, passed away on Sunday, January 8, 2017. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 1:00 P.M. at Heritage Funeral Home in San Saba.

Bob was born in Cherokee, Texas on November 3, 1931 to Eli and Clara Gray Inman. He married Betty Lambert on August 11, 1957 in San Saba and they never looked back. Bob loved to hunt, fish, and anything outdoors with his dogs. Being one of the few lucky puppy's adopted by Bob and Betty must have been an incredible life for the dogs. He loved to cook and was a really great cook. He could tell tall tales all day long but always took extra time with family and friends. He spent over 20 years working for Halliburton on a massive ship that set up the offshore oil drilling platforms from the Gulf of Mexico to New Zealand.

Wed
11
Jan

Paulina “Pauline” Moreno Soto

Born to Genaro and Marguerita “Maggie” Gonzalez Moreno on March 2, 1927, Paulina “Pauline” Moreno Soto passed from this life into her eternal rest on January 3, 2017, at Cottonwood Creek Nursing Home in Cedar Park, Texas, where she had been a resident for the past three years. Visitation was held on Thursday, January 5, 2017 at Heritage Funeral Home in San Saba. Funeral Services were held at the Assembly of God Church in San Saba with Interment at San Saba Cemetery.

Pauline was born in a tent nestled on the river in San Saba, the town that would be her home until the ravages of Alzheimer’s forced her to leave her beloved San Saba and move to her daughter’s home in Leander, and within a few years into the care of a nursing home.

Wed
04
Jan

Patsy Jane Lackey Heine Teltow

Patsy Jane Lackey Heine Teltow passed away at 82 years of age on Saturday, December 31, 2016 at Seton Williamson Medical Center in Round Rock, TX.

Born November 1, 1934 in San Saba, TX to William Rainey Lackey and Alenia Kathryn Ratliff, Patsy inspired the world with her determination, her passion for life, and her enduring commitment to family and friends. Patsy was a long-time Austin resident and later moved to Burnet, TX. She was a member of First United Methodist of Burnet.

Patsy is preceded by her mother and father; her sister Erma; her four brothers, Wade, Doug, Winston and Fletcher; and her grandson Jesse Kyle Heine.

Wed
04
Jan

James Lee Lusty

James Lusty, 93, of San Saba passed away at his home on Friday, December 30, 2016. Visitation was held on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 from 2:00 – 3:00 P.M. at Heritage Funeral Home in San Saba. Funeral Services followed at 3:00 P.M with Interment at Wallace Creek Cemetery in San Saba.

James was born on October 1, 1923 to Verner Franklin and Mallie (Baxter) Lusty in San Saba County. He married Gloria Thornton on August 11, 1945 at the Baptist Parsonage in San Saba. Together they had 4 children. James ranched until he retired. He held a seat on the Richland Springs school board for many years, he was a member of the VFW, the American Miniture Donkey Association, Modern Woodsmen of American and was the original director of the Richland Springs Rodeo Association. James loved his family and loved being around them.

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