Obituaries

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Amelia Stone Brister

Amelia Stone Brister, 83, passed away December 3, 2013 at Westwood Nursing and Rehab Center in Springdale, Arkansas. She was born January  5, 1930 in Richland Springs, Texas. Amelia was the daughter of Dr. Ira O. Stone and Agnes Howarth Chadwick. Millie grew up in San Saba, Texas. She graduated from San Saba High School in 1949. While in high school, Millie was a Candy Striper at San Saba Memorial Hospital. Millie married   Roy David Brister on October 7, 1950. They were married 50 years. After leaving San Saba, she lived in Blum, Odem, and Orange Grove, Texas. She sang in the choir, helped with VBS, and enjoyed the Women’s
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Richard Wallis Lines

Richard Wallis Lines, 86, of Richland Springs, Texas, passed away on Monday, December 2, 2013, in Brownwood, Texas. Visitation will be held from 6 – 8 p.m. on Wednesday, December 4, 2013, at Heritage Funeral
Home in San Saba. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, December 5, 2013, at Richland Springs Cemetery  in Richland Springs, Texas with Brother Barry Fikes officiating  Richard was born on June
Richard Wallis Lines 1, 1927, in Iowa City, Iowa, to Clyde Allison Lines and Maude (Mason) Lines. Richard served from 1945 until 1967 with first the Navy, then the Army, and, ultimately, retired from the Air Force. He served in both World War II and the Korean War. He married Edith Elmore on September 29, 2002, in Richland Springs, Texas. He had lived in Richland Springs for the past 11 years and attended the Richland Springs Baptist Church.
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Sherry Lynn Crim

Sherry Lynn Crim, age 67 of Lampasas, TX died Saturday December 7, 2013 at her home in Lampasas. Sherry was born October 28, 1946 in Lampasas, TX, the daughter of Charles C. Rasmussen Jr. and Helen Louise
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James P. “Jimmy” Smith

James P. “Jimmy” Smith, 70, of Goldthwaite, Texas passed away Saturday, November 30, 2013 at Temple, Texas. Funeral services were held Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 2:00 P.M. at First Baptist Church in  oldthwaite, Texas. Interment followed at Bar J Family Cemetery in Mills County, Texas. Jimmy was active manager of Barnes & McCullough Lumber Yard and a rancher. Jimmy is survived by his wife, Leonda Smith of Goldthwaite,
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Helga Brigitte Edmondson

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M.J. Wootan

M.J. Wootan was born on July 5, 1925 in Field Creek, Texas and passed with dignity on December 5, 2013. He proudly served our country in the U.S. Navy during World War II. M.J. was a purpose driven businessman with
courage and integrity. His active involvement in agribusiness and land development established him as a pioneer in his community. M.J. was instrumental in founding Llano National Bank and served on the Board of  Directors. In 2010 he received the honorary Hall of Fame Award for Llano County. He was a beloved husband, proud father, loyal friend, mentor and a cherished Papa J. Much time was enjoyed hunting and fishing
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Jennings Bryan Mitchell, Jr.

Jennings Bryan Mitchell, Jr., 90, of Richland Springs, Texas, and longtime Waco resident, passed away Sunday, November 24, 2013. Graveside services were held at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, November 30, 2013, at Waco Memorial Park South (Chapel Hill) with Mr. Ernie Christie officiating. Bryan was born on September 20, 1923, in La Porte, Texas, to  Jennings Bryan Mitchell, Sr., and Bessie Viola (Cline) Mitchell. He served in the US Army  during World War II, and was a part of the battles of Normandy, Northern France, Ardennes and Rhineland, earning a total of 4 Bronze Stars. Bryan worked, and retired from General Tire & Rubber Company in Waco; 
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Mary Kempsky

Mary Kempsky, 93, a longtime resident of Lampasas County, passed away Thursday November 28, 2013. Graveside services were held at 2:00 p.m., December 2, 2013, at Senterfitt Cemetery with Reverend Jennie Tucker
officiating. Mary was born August 8, 1920 in Killeen, Texas, to William and Ellen (Johnson) Cloud. She married Johnnie Kempsky in 1956. Mary loved cooking, baking, and gardening, studied art and enjoyed doing pottery. She was a member of Methodist Church, the Eastern Star, and the Lometa Garden Club. She always received great fulfillment from spending time with her grandchildren. She was an avid reader, loved to quilt, and was
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Jennings Bryan Mitchell, Jr.

Jennings Bryan Mitchell, Jr., 90, of Richland Springs, Texas, and longtime Waco resident, passed away Sunday, November 24, 2013, in Brownwood. Graveside services will be held on Saturday, November 30, 2013, at 1:30 p.m. at Chapel Hill Memorial Park Cemetery in Waco. Survivors include one son, John Mitchell of Richland Springs; three grandchildren; and one sister-in-law. Arrangements under the direction of Heritage Funeral Home in San Saba, Texas.
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Mary “Ann” Vaughn

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