Obituaries

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Sherry Doster

Sherry Doster, age 71, of Zephyr passed away Sunday, May 25, 2014. Memorial Services for Sherry will be at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, May 31, 2014 at Zephyr Baptist Church with Brian Griffin officiating, private interment. Arrangements are under the direction of Blaylock Funeral Home of Brownwood 
 
 
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May

Elizabeth Offenbecker

Elizabeth Offenbecker, age 91, loving mother, and grandmother passed away Friday, May 16, 2014 at the Carriage House, Midland, Michigan, after a short illness. She was born on March 23, 1923 in Thorndale, Texas, one of seven children, to the late Samuel B & Cora Elizabeth (Smith) McDonald. She grew up in Brown and San Saba Counties, and attended Richland Springs High School. She was a member of the Rhodes Missionary Church.  Elizabeth enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She is survived by her four children Linda (Doug) Offenbecker, Ronald (Cheryl) Offenbecker, Jim (Kitty) Offenbecker and Laura (Norm) Lownds, 8 grandchildren,
4 great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews and loving friends. She was predeceased by her husband William on June 16, 1979 and her son Billy. Funeral Services were held Tuesday May, 20, 2014 at Rhodes
Missionary Church with burial in Midland Memorial Gardens Cemetery. 
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May

Peggy Nell Knowles

Peggy Nell Knowles, 79 of Bennington, Oklahoma went to be with the Lord on May 14, 2014. Peggy passed at home, with her husband, Clay by her side, of natural causes. Peggy Nell (Roberds) Knowles was born on August 10, 1934 in Algerita, TX to Edgar and Nell Roberds. She was married to Clay Knowles on October 5, 1972 in Juarez, Mexico. She attended school in Richland Springs, TX. Peggy was the first woman District Manager for 7-
Eleven in West Texas, then went on to drive a hot shot truck for DQ Wise. Her hobbies were quilting, gardening, antique shopping and collecting, traveling and baking and cooking for her family. Peggy was a part of the Bryan  County Antique Tractor Club. Peggy Knowles is survived by her husband of 41 years Clay Knowles of Bennington, Oklahoma; her children, Connie and husband, Greg Cline of Big Springs, TX, sons, Mike Land of  eatherford,
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May

Ms. Diana Terry

Ms. Diana Terry, owner of Terry’s Mobile Home Park in Dripping Springs, Texas, went home to the Lord on May 13, 2014. She was 67 years old. Graveside services were held at Harmony Ridge Cemetery in San Saba at 10:00 a.m. on Monday May 19, 2014. Diana was born in Baytown, TX, but she called home, Dripping Springs, TX. Diana dedicated a large part of her life to serving the public as a nurse’s assistant until she purchased the mobile home park from her father. She was preceded in death by her father, Robert L. Terry, and mother, Helen Terry of San Saba, TX. Diana leaves behind two sons, Donald and Donnie Bonham, of Dripping Springs, TX, daughter- in 
-law, Teresa Bonham, and her two brothers Robert and Danny Terry. Diana was the proud grandmother to Donald’s daughter, Bailey Bonham. Her family and friends will miss her charming smile and sense of humor dearly.
Services were under the direction of Heritage Funeral Home in San Saba   
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May

Donald Ferguson

Donald Ferguson of Goldthwaite, Texas passed away May 5, 2014 at his home. He was 58 years of age. Donald was born April 11, 1956 in Seagraves, Texas to Johnny Ferguson and Rebbecca Pauline Stringer. He married
Sharon Dorris in Lampasas, Texas. He moved to Goldthwaite, Texas from Lampasas Texas and he was affiliated with the Calvary Baptist Church. Following cremation, a memorial service was held Friday May 9, 2014 at Calvary Baptist Church, Lampasas, Texas. Survivors include his wife, Sharon Ferguson, Goldthwaite, Texas; step-daughter and spouse Stacy Relford and Bud, Goldthwaite, Texas; God-daughter, Brittany Ann Morin; foster son, Larry Dale Leverett; sisters, Mary Stringer, Saginaw, Texas, Phyllis Gaines, Andrews, Texas, and Virginia Sloan, Denver City, Texas; brother, Edward Ferguson, Colorado City, Texas and Roy Ferguson, Denver City, Texas.
Arrangements were handled by Stacy-Wilkins Funeral Home, Goldthwaite, Texas
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May

Howard Weldon Harrell

Howard Weldon Harrell, a lifetime resident of San Saba, passed  away Thursday, May 8, at his home in San Saba. Services were held at 2:00 p.m. at Heritage Funeral Home Chapel with interment at China Creek Cemetery.
Weldon was born on January 24, 1932, in San Saba to John Harrell and Irene (Ponton) Harrell. He married Shirley Walker on April 3, 1969. Together they have two beautiful children, Jr. and Lori. Weldon spent much of his life
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May

Nelda Carroll Barr

Nelda Carroll Barr passed away surrounded by her family on April 29, 2014 at the age of 53. Wife, sister, aunt, and great aunt. Born in San Saba, TX on July 11, 1960 to Jimmy Alexander and Shirley Alexander. She was a loving mother to all of her four-legged babies. She is preceded in death by her father, Jimmy Alexander. She is survived by her husband, Ray Barr; Mother, Shirley Alexander Barbe; Brother, Jimmy Alexander Jr.; Sisters, Debra Evans  and Sue Alexander Bullard; 7 nieces and nephews; 13 great nieces and nephews; and all her four-legged babies: Gizmo, Dozer, Rambo, Pretty Girl, Sweet Pea, Missy Fit, Runt Runt, Hitler, Limpy, Mellow, Skeetr and Bun Bun.
Services were held at Simplicity Funeral Chapel at 211 Brooklyn Ave, San Antonio, TX on May 5, 2014 
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Joe Reyes

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Raymond Lyndon Longley

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Laverne Teston Drews

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