Obituaries

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.

Wed
04
Jan

Billie Kathryn Butler

Billie Kathryn Butler passed away at Rollins-Brook Hospital in Lampasas on January1, 2017.

Kathryn was born February 11, 1928 in Sugarland, Texas to Claude and Bertha (Halamicek) Lancaster. She was an excellent student and graduated high school at age 16. She began attending Texas Tech at that young age. Kathryn was a speech major and developed a love of Shakespeare early on. She enjoyed attending the Winedale Shakespeare Festival and when she visited England, made sure to visit Stratford-on-Avon. She was an avid reader and loved plays, poetry and literature. She was proud of the fact that she completed the list of the 100 Greatest Books Ever Written.

Wed
04
Jan

Sylvia Garcia Calixtro

Sylvia Garcia Calixtro 55, of Granite Shoals, formerly of San Saba passed away surrounded by her family on Tuesday, December 27, 2016 in Temple Texas. Sylvia was born to Frederico and wife Martina (Espinoza) Garcia on November 10, 1961 in Ennis, Texas. Sylvia received her certified nurse’s aide certification and worked at several nursing homes throughout her career. She loved to do crafting and cooking. Sylvia was especially attentive to her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. She was always smiling and taking care of everybody.

Wed
04
Jan

Virginia Nell Moore Low

Funeral Service for Virginia Nell Moore Low, 79, of Alto will be at 10 AM, Wednesday, January 4th in the A. Frank Smith United Methodist Church with Rev. Ryan Stratton and Rev. Amanda Stratton officiating. Burial will be held in the Low Family Cemetery under the direction of O.T. Allen & Son Funeral Directors.

Wed
28
Dec

Tommie Alton Tinney

Tommie Alton Tinney, age 75, of Bend, Texas, passed away with his family by his side on Friday, December 23, 2016 in Lampasas, Texas. Tommie was born to Calvin Henry Tinney and Ida Lois (Felts) in San Saba, Texas on July 8, 1941. Tommie graduated from San Saba High School in 1959 and attended Tarleton State University. Tommie married Jane (Liles) Tinney on October 31, 1987. He enjoyed baseball, hunting, fishing, and trapping hogs. Tommie loved his family dearly and spent lots of time with the grandkids.

Tommie also loved being in the country, and ranching.

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