Obituaries

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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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Walter Scott “Scotty” Ellis

Walter Scott “Scotty” Ellis age 56, died Saturday, December 24, 2016 at his home with his mother and brother by his side in San Saba, Texas. It was his wish to be cremated.

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Patsy Ruth Ribb

Patsy Ruth Ribb, 83, a lifelong native of San Saba, passed away on Saturday, December 24, 2016. Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 29, 2016 from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Heritage Funeral Home in San Saba. Funeral Services will be held on Friday, December 30, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at Heritage Funeral Home with interment at Wallace Creek Cemetery.

Patsy was born on August 9, 1933 to Med Gage and Myrtle (Joiner) Gage in San Saba.

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James David “Jimmy” Light

James David Light, age 58, of San Saba, Texas went to be with the Lord on Monday, December 19, 2016 in San Saba, Texas. James was born to Lester Carroll Light and Peggy Joyce (Pack) on December 16, 1958 in Post Texas.

Jimmy graduated high school and started a career in the oil industry. Jimmy always had a smile on his face, and his laugh was infectious. He was a wonderful husband, brother, father, grandpa, friend, and a mentor to those who worked with him in the oil patch. The catfish are happy that he no longer has a line in the river. Jimmy was a legend at cat fishing.

The words on this paper can never convey just what a great man he was. “Heaven gained a good one”, as many friends have stated.

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Ernest Davila

Ernest Davila, 52, of San Saba, passed away, on Saturday, December 17, 2016

Ernest was born to Raymond and Phyllis (Hernandez) Davila on July 3, 1964 in Dallas, Texas. Ernest moved to San Saba, Texas in the mid 1980’s. His greatest joy in life was to hang around family and friends and listen to music.

He is survived by three sons: Enos Davila and wife, Jaime, Eugene Davila and Lucas Perez; two daughters, Amelia Perez and Erica Davila; two brothers, Joe and Steve Hernandez; four sisters, Carmen Quinones, and husband, Jose’ Luis, Raymona Davila, Cecila Huron and Sally Davila and 12 grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Phyllis; his father and one daughter, Rosemary Davila.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to your Charity of Choice.

Please view Mr. Davila’s online memorial at heritagefuneraltx.com

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Joe Edward Polk

Joe Edward Polk passed away December 16, 2016, at Pecan Valley Nursing Home in San Saba.

He was born in San Saba on July 4, 1943, to A. B. Polk and Margaret Frankie Gage Polk. Joe graduated from San Saba High School. After graduation, he worked for several San Saba area businesses and then General Telephone until his retirement.

Joe was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his daughter, three grandchildren, an aunt, several cousins, very good friends Bobby and Diane Galindo, and his constant furry companion “Lady.” No services are planned at this time. Services under the direction of Heritage Funeral Home San Saba.

Please view Joe’s online memorial at heritagefuneraltx.com

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Dorthy Mae Roberts

Dorothy Mae Roberts, 92, of San Saba, passed away on Saturday, December 17, 2016 at Pecan Valley Nursing Home. Visitation will be held on Monday, December 26, 2016 from 1:00 – 2:00 P.M. at Heritage Funeral Home in San Saba. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. at Heritage Funeral Home. Interment at Feazell Cemetery in San Saba.

Dorothy was born on December 10, 1924 to Roy Lee and Ethel Mae (Hornecker) Teague in Frederick, OK. She married Tommie Roberts on April 4, 1949 in Houston, Texas and afterwards they moved to Euless, Texas where she worked for the phone company and was a realtor. After Tommy’s death, she moved to San Saba and lived her life to the fullest. Her greatest joy in her elder years was playing 42 at Eventide Nursing Home and all the activities with the residents there.

She is survived by one brother, Charles Teague and wife, Virginia; one sister, Mary Alene Romair and numerous nieces and nephews.

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Raymond Barrier Jr.

Raymond Barrier Jr., age 83, of San Saba passed away on Friday, December 16, 2016 in Dallas Texas. Raymond was born to Raymond Barrier Sr. & Nettie Olevia Sawyer Barrier on October 15, 1933 in San Antonio, Texas. Raymond attended Texas Country Day School, now St. Mark’s, in Dallas. He graduated from Richardson High School and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Economics from Texas Tech University. Raymond married Emily Paula (Bryant) Barrier on June 23, 1956 in San Saba, Texas. Together they settled on a ranch in San Saba County where they reared four children. Their ranching endeavors included raising Hereford and Black Angus cattle, Rambouillet sheep and Angora goats, as well as hard red winter wheat. Unlike most people and much to the dismay of his successful businessman father, Raymond knew he wanted to be a rancher when he was five years old.

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Donna Jo Blossman

Donna Jo Blossman, age 77, of San Saba passed away with her loved ones by her side on Thursday, December 15, 2016. Donna was born on June 27, 1939 to Barton & Bessie (Malone) Forman in Edinburg, Texas. Donna married Jack Blossman, February 7, 1976. Donna worked at the San Saba Newspaper for many years. Donna and Jack enjoyed traveling and spending time with their close friends until his passing on December 30, 2014. Donna loved taking pictures, helping with the food bank, and giving back to the community and church. She was a greeter for the First Baptist Church and very involved in helping with church functions. Donna loved her family dearly, but she and Jack will be rejoicing in heaven together.

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Veneta Newby Nolen

Veneta Newby Nolen passed from this life on December 4, 2016, at 8:45 P.M., surrounded by her family. Veneta was born on December 17, 1931, in Lohn, Texas to Archie &Versie Myers Newby. She married L.H. Nolen in San Saba, Texas in 1950. Together, they raised three children and were blessed with 55 years of marriage before being parted by her husband’s death in January 2006.

Veneta lived in Richland Springs, Texas for many years before moving to Brownwood, Texas in 1977, where she lived until her death. She was a strong, faithful Christian and a member of the Fourth and Stewart Church of Christ. She was very active in the church, providing meals, teaching children’s class, and hosting visiting preachers.

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