Obituaries

Johnnie C. Oswald

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Johnnie Oswald age 98, of San Saba, Texas, passed way on October 15, 2020, peacefully surrounded by his family at San Saba Nursing and Rehabilitation in San Saba, Texas. Johnnie was born in Clifton, Texas, on August 11, 1922, to his parents, Walter Oswald and Luella (Canuteson) in Clifton, Texas. Johnnie graduated from Texas A&M University in 1949. He worked for the Federal Government as a Soil Conservationist, and he was also a rancher. Johnnie married his wife Louise (Hampe) Oswald on August 4, 1946, in Clifton, Texas, at Saint Paul’s Lutheran Church. They made their home in San Saba, Texas, when they moved here in 1952. Johnnie was a well respected man and enjoyed his work. He helped many people and was humble in doing so. He cherished his family and friends.

Maria Botello Ramirez

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Maria Botello Ramirez, 90, of San Saba, Texas passed away peacefully on Friday, October 9, 2020, at her residence, surrounded by her loving children and grandchildren. Maria was born April 18, 1930 in Pasche, Texas to Crisostomo and Maria De Jesus (Duarte) Botello.

Tommy G. Soto, Sr.

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Tommy Soto age 74, of Richland Springs, Texas, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 6, 2020, at San Saba Nursing and Rehabilitation. Tommy was born on May 21, 1946 in San Saba, Texas, to Joe Soto and Janie (Gonzales). Tommy made his home in Richland Springs, Texas, where he worked for many years at the Peanut Mill and for the Richland Springs I.S.D. as a mechanic until his retirement. He married Beatrice Soto on July 1, 1967, in Floyd, Texas. They made their home in Richland Springs, Texas, for 53 years. Tommy was a member of Richland Springs First Baptist Church. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and most of all restoring classic cars.

Patricia Everett

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On Friday, September 18, 2020, Patricia Everett went to heaven. She left behind her husband of 59 years, Billy Don, and sons: Devin and wife, Stacy, and Paul; and grandchildren: Samantha, Kellen, Don Paul and Parker.

Richard Lee Dawson

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Richard Dawson, age 68, of San Saba, Texas, passed away on Monday, September 28, 2020, at home surrounded by his family in San Saba, Texas. Richard was born on March 31, 1952 in Houston, Texas to Jack and Wanda (May) Dawson.

William Ermer Goode, Jr.

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W.E. “Junior” Goode, Jr., age 88, of San Saba, Texas, passed way on September 21,2020, surrounded by his family at home in San Saba, Texas. W.E. was born in San Angelo, Texas, to William E. Goode, Sr., and wife, Ophelia (Smith), on June 24, 1935. The family made their home in San Saba, Texas. Junior was a long time resident of San Saba County where he worked for over 29 years for San Saba County as a heavy equipment operator, and he also worked for C. A. Harkey pouring concrete and delivering sand and gravel. Junior was an avid outdoorsman that loved to fish and hunt. Junior loved his family and spending time with them.

Johnnie Ray Woods, Jr.

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Johnnie Ray Woods, Jr., age 53, of San Saba, passed away unexpectedly on June 8, 2020, while a patient at Baylor Scott and White Hospital in Lakeway. Johnnie is survived by his mother, Mary Woods of San Saba, who lived with him.

Burt Worth Isham

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Burt Worth Isham, 84, lifelong resident of San Saba, Texas, passed away on September 17, 2020, after a courageous six-year battle with Leukemia. Worth was born in San Saba, Texas, on November 5, 1935, to Grady and Mattie Isham.

Betty Ruth Johnson

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Betty Ruth Johnson, 91, of Elm Grove, Texas, passed away on Tuesday, August 25, 2020. Betty was born on May 24, 1929, near Winchell, Texas, to Ruff Hunter and May Pearce Hunter.

Johnnie Lou Bradshaw Linn

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Johnnie Lou Bradshaw Linn, 94, passed away peacefully on September 7, 2020. She was born on September 2, 1926, in Colorado City, Texas, to Louise Whittington Bradshaw and William H. Bradshaw. She moved to San Saba in the early 1930s with her mother and four brothers: William H. Bradshaw, Jr., Billy Joe Bradshaw, Albert N. Bradshaw, and O’Donald Bradshaw. She lived the remainder of her life in San Saba. She married Don M. Linn on September 3, 1944, the day after her eighteenth birthday, and together they had three children: Lewis, Bill, and Jayme.