Obituaries

Domingo Duarte Botello

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Domingo Duarte Botello 92, of San Saba, Texas, passed away on Thursday, August 13, 2020. He was born in Pasche, Texas, to Crisostomo España Botello and Maria De Jesus Duarte on February 19, 1928.

John Curtis "J.C." Murray

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John Curtis “J.C.” Murray, 86, passed away August 5, 2020, in Mansfield. He is preceded in death by his wife, JoAnn Murray; daughter, Belinda Murray; and great granddaughter, McKinlee Barrett. J.C. is survived by his son, Timothy; daughter, Kathy (husband Stan); grandchildren: Amanda, Casey, Chris, Ryan and Hailey; great grandchildren: Devin, Grayson. Calvin, Natalye, Weston and Renley; sister, Shirley; niece, Gennie; and nephew, Alan.

Roy Lon Smith

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Roy Lon Smith, 78, of Richland Springs passed away Monday, August 8, 2020, at his residence in Richland Springs. Mr.

Paris Maurene Romero

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Paris Maurene Romero, age 93, passed away on August 11, 2020, surrounded by her family at her home. She was born October 23, 1926, at the family farm in Algerita, Texas, to Nelson and Paris (Wood) Gaddy. Maurene, as she was known, graduated from the University of Texas in Austin on January 29, 1947, with a Bachelor of Arts Degree.

Bobby Ray Burnett

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Bobby Ray, “Fire,” Burnett of Cherokee, passed away on July 25, 2020, at the age of 66. He was born on August 01, 1953, in Mason, Texas, to Arch and Pauline Nicholas Burnett. He was the youngest of seven children. He graduated from Mason High School in 1971 and attended Angelo State University where he received a Bachelor of Business degree and later earned a teaching certification in secondary social studies education. While attending ASU, he met and married the love of his life, Marty (Lethco) Burnett. Their 45-year marriage produced two sons, Robert and Luke, and for the rest of his life you could always find him supporting his sons at whatever activity the boys were involved in. During the 90’s, that meant lots of Boy Scouts, towing kids all over Lake LBJ, hunting, fishing, youth sports, time at the ranch, and rooting for his Dallas Cowboys. Later, that meant trips around the country to help Marty with family genealogical research and attending Professional Bull Riding events.

Lydia Patrick

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Lydia Patrick, 88, of Bowser Community passed away on Tuesday, July 28, 2020, in Brownwood, Texas. She was born to John and Eva Martin on June 9, 1932, in Bowser Community, San Saba County.

Jeffery Jensen

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Jeffery Jensen, age 55, of San Saba, Texas, passed away on July 29, 2020, in San Saba, Texas. Jeffery was born on April 30, 1965, in Anchorage, Alaska, to Julias Jensen and Anita (Lokken).

Lydia Patrick

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Lydia Patrick, 88, of Bowser Community passed away on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 in Brownwood, Texas. She was born to John and Eva Martin on June 9, 1932 in Bowser Community, San Saba County.

Paul Van Clopton

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Paul Van Clopton, 70, of San Saba, Texas, passed away on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 in San Saba, Texas. He was born to Ordney Dennis and Mable (Dean) Clopton on August 14,1949.

Larry Dean Alderson

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Larry Dean Alderson, age 66, passed away on July 27, 2020, surrounded by his family at his residence. Larry was born on August 24, 1953, in Lampasas, Texas, to Thomas Alderson and Mary (Ramsey). Larry spent 30 years of his career as a lineman and seven years as a San Saba County dispatcher before retiring in May. Larry was an active member of San Saba's First Baptist Church. Larry was a mentor to many and will be dearly missed by all.