Obituaries

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Susie Murie Turner “Meador”

Susie Murie Turner “Meador”, age 37, passed away on Thursday March 17, 2016 in Colorado City, Texas. Susie was born to Darrell Wayne Meador and Lois Ann Sewell on June 7, 1978 in Lampasas Texas. She was a loving mother and had a special place in her heart for helping others. She was a CNA for 20 years and worked for Critical Health Connection and Texas PRN. Susie is survived by her father, Darrell Wayne Meador Sr. and wife, Cathy of Stephenville, Texas; children, James David Turner and wife, Catherine of Mc- Caulley; Virginia Turner and Rowdy Warner of McCaulley; John Turner, of Hamlin; Dakota Bryan of Abilene, Texas; siblings: Darrell &Bonnie Meador Jr., Llano, Texas; Gary and Leslie Meador of McCaulley; Hubert and Jennifer Meador of Stephenville, Texas; Misty Meador of Stephenville; Jason Meador, Stephenville; William Jones of Stephenville, Alfonso Aragon Jr.

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30
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Nancy Jane Peel

Nancy Jane Peel, 85, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Easter Sunday, March 27, 2016. Visitation was held on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 from 6:00 – 8:00 P.M. at Heritage Funeral Home in San Saba. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at 1:00 P.M. at Heritage Funeral Home Chapel in San Saba, Texas with interment to follow at Hillcrest Cemetery. Nancy Jane was born to Jessie Randall and Nancy Caroline (Blackwood) Skaggs on November 23, 1930 in San Saba, Texas. She married J.O. Peel in Comanche, Texas on November 2, 1946. Together they had five children. Nancy loved to sew, make quilts, cook and garden. She loved all of her family deeply. She was very giving and always had an open door and meal for everyone. Most of all, she loved to read her Bible and direct people to the Lord.

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Joanne Millican

Joanne Millican passed away on Good Friday, March 25, 2016 at her home in Temple, TX. A funeral service with Holy Communion will be held at St. Francis Episcopal Church in Temple on Wednesday, March 30, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. Joanne was born in Frederick, OK to Woodrow and Anna Ruth (Turner) Griffin on August 25, 1941. She graduated from Frederick High School and attended the University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University. She was a proud member of the Kappa Kappa Gamma Alumni Association. She received her bachelors degree in accounting from the University of Mary Hardin Baylor in Belton, TX. Joanne married John Millican of San Saba, TX on September 10, 1965 in Bryan, TX. They lived for over 46 years in Temple. She was a Certified Public Accountant and worked in various roles for the State of Texas including for the State Comptroller’s Office, the State Attorney General’s Office, and the State Auditor’s office.

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Mary Elizabeth Starr Munsell

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Reverend Jack Vaughn, Sr.

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Mar

Emma J. McHorse

Emma J. McHorse, age 72, of Kerrville, passed away on Tuesday, March 8, 2016. She was born on July 10, 1943 to Donald and Gladys (Reece) Jones in Dallas, Texas. She grew up in Sabetha, KS, and graduated from Sabetha High School in 1961. Emma then moved to Topeka, Kansas  to attend Clark Business College. She was an Executive Assistant for over 20 years. In June of 1985, she moved to Rapid City, South Dakota to marry George R. McHorse on July 1, 1985. In 1989, she became very active in the Rapid City Chapter of  "Make Today Count", a support group for people with cancer, and other life threatening diseases. Emma rededicated her life to Christ in 1991. When George retired from the U.S. Air Force in January of 1994, they moved to Kerrville, Texas. She was a faithful member of Southern Oaks Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, George R. McHorse, Jr., of Kerrville; one daughter, Tami D.

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Barbara Ann (Dworaczyk) Roberds

Barbara Ann (Dworaczyk) Roberds, 75, of San Antonio, Texas passed away on Wednesday, March 9, 2016 surrounded by her loving family. Services were held on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 1:00 P.M. at Heritage Funeral Home in San Saba, Texas. Interment at China Creek Cemetery. Barbara was born on September 24, 1940 to Mike and Ulela (Wolfe) Dworaczyk in Garfield, Texas. She graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in 1959. Barbara retireworked at Handy-Andy when in High School and started at Wolf & Marx when North Star Mall was built. She met Scotty in 1961 and they married on June 2, 1962. She quit working to be a full time Mom. Together they had two sons, Dan, born in 1963 and Jason, born in 1976. The family lived in a  duplex on French Street from 1962-1964. In Febuary 1964, they purchased their first home for $16,450, $800  down payment and $128 monthly.

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Timothy W. Gates

Tim lost his battle with multiple myeloma on the evening of March 7, 2016, at his home in Joplin, Missouri. Timothy Wayne Gates was born September 16, 1955, in Baltimore Maryland, the youngest son of Francis E. Gates Jr. and Coral-Louise Raymond. After his father died suddenly in 1959, the family lived in several locations across the country. He graduated from McDonald County MO High School in 1973, then served his country in the US Air Force from 1974-75, and graduated from Crowder College in Neosho, Missouri in 1977 with a degree in math. Intending to continue his education, he moved to Iowa City, Iowa in 1977, and met Julie Connett in the fall of 1978. They married on July 21, 1979 in her hometown of Des Moines Iowa. They lived in Portland Oregon for the first year and a half of their marriage, then came back to Des Moines in early 1981. In 1982, they moved to San Saba, Texas, where they lived for the next 33 years.

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09
Mar

Donald Eugene Skelton (Screwdriver)

Donald Eugene Skelton (Screwdriver), 74, of Richland Springs went to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 6, 2016. Visitation was held Tuesday, March 8, 2016 from 6:00 – 8:00 P.M. at Heritage Funeral Home in San Saba. Services were held Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 10:00 A.M. at First Baptist Church in Richland Springs with interment following at Richland Springs Cemetery. Donald was born on September 20, 1941 to James and Opella (White) Skelton in Locker, Texas. He married Ginger Till in Richland Springs, Texas on October 20, 1962. Together they had two daughters, Laura Elizabeth and Kristy Lynne. Donald was City Water Superintendent for Richland Springs for almost 44 years. He was the longtime owner/operator of Don Skelton’s Welding and Hardware in downtown Richland Springs. Donald loved his church where he served as Deacon, loved his community and was very dedicated to his city job. He was a long time member of the San Saba County EMS.

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Beatrice (BeBee) Joy Kordzik Faught

Beatrice (BeBee) Joy Kordzik Faught passed from this life to be with her God and Saviour on Wednesday, March 2, 2016, at the age of 86 years and 7 months, while at her home of over 60 years, surrounded by members of the family she so deeply loved. In the weeks prior to her death she enjoyed reminiscing with her family about their time together as well as her memories of her childhood and youth. Visitation was held at  Heritage Funeral Home in San Saba on Friday, March 4, 2016 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Services were held at Heritage Funeral Home Chapel on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 2:00 P.M. Interment at San Saba Cemetery. BeBee was born on July 7, 1929 in Fredericksburg, Texas to Edgar and Margaret (Zoeller) Kordzik. She grew up as the only child of this farm family during the Great Depression. She and her parents faced many obstacles and setbacks during this time, as did many others.

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