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Tuesday, February 12, 2002

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Dallas O. Currier

Dallas O.Currier, 93, of Abilene, died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2002 at a local hospital. Graveside services with military honors will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Cedar Hill Cemetery, with the Rev. Wayne Oglesby officiating.

Services are under the direction of Community Memorial Funeral Home, 1443 North 2nd St.

Mr. Currier was born March 3, 1908 in Erath County and had made Abilene his home since 1926. He married Oveda Chambers Nov. 7, 1941 in San Angelo. She died Feb. 20, 2001. Mr. Currier served in the U.S. Army during WWII in the South Pacific. He was employed by Banner Creamery and as a ranch hand.

Survivors are a son, Michael D. Currier of Abilene; a sister, Faye Spencer of Arlington; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother, Augusta Lyle Martin Currier; his father, Elijah Currier; six sisters; two half-brothers and a half- sister.

Visitation is 6 to 8 p.m. this evening at the funeral home, 1443 N. 2nd.

Memorials may be made to Hendrick Hospice Care, P.O. Box 1922, Abilene, TX 79604.

ROBERT V. JAMES

ABILENE - Robert V. James, 80, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2002, at a local hospital. Services will be 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at North's Memorial Chapel, 242 Orange, with Dr. Eddie Sharp, Dr. John C. Stevens, Dr. Forrest McCann and Dr. William J. Teague officiating. Burial will be in Elmwood Memorial Park, directed by North's Funeral Home.

He was born September 12, 1921, in Baird, Texas. He graduated from high school in Loraine, TX and entered Abilene Christian College, where he excelled as a member of the football and baseball teams. He met fellow student, Louise Woosley, and they married upon her graduation. He, along with many other college students his age, left for military service prior to his 1942 graduation date and completed his degree in business with the Class of 1946. He was a member of the University Church of Christ.

Mr. James served in the U.S. Air Force from February 1942 to December 1945. Upon graduation, he and his wife were active in the cafe business in Abilene for 13 years, after which they operated a drive-in-grocery for 18 years. The final 10 years of his active work life were spent at Abilene Christian University.

His wife, Louise, of the home; and a son and daughter-in-law, Larry Vance and Laura and their children, Christina Louise and Alissa Ann, of Burbank, California, as well as another son, Robert Louis of Dallas, survive him.

In addition to his children and grandchildren, two brothers, Roy of Lubbock and W.F. of Pensacola, Florida, survive him. He has been pre-deceased by a sister, Elaine.

Bob enjoyed the reputation of being a loving husband, a dedicated father and a thoughtful neighbor. Honorary Pallbearers include Oliver Jackson and Garvin Beauchamp, both of Abilene. The active pallbearers are Gene Sosebee, John R. Jordan, Tom King, Adrian Campbell, Forrest McCann, John Bruce, Jack Currey and Billie Currey.

Memorials may be made to Christian Service Center, 901 Mesquite, Abilene, TX 79601.

Jack Carlton Daniels, Sr.

HASKELL - Jack Carlton Daniels, Sr., 79, died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2002, at a local hospital. Services are 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Eastside Baptist church with Dr. David Page officiating. Burial will be in Willow Cemetery, directed by Holden-McCauley Funeral Directors.

Mr. Daniels was born April 13, 1922 in Haskell to the late Earl Clifton Daniels and Eula Hutchens Daniels. He was a lifelong resident of Haskell. He married Virginia Lee Banks Oct. 6, 1942 in Haskell. Mr. Daniels was a farmer and a member of Eastside Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, of the home; a son, Jack Carlton Daniels, Jr. of Wolfforth; three grandchildren; and six great- grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Eastside Baptist Church, 600 N. 1st East, Haskell, TX 79521.

Ada V. Cox Morren

EASTLAND - Ada V. Cox Morren, 84, died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2002, in an Eastland nursing home. Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Bakker Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jim Andrews officiating. Burial will follow in the Merriman Cemetery.

Mrs. Morren was born March 19, 1917 at Mingus, to Wiley and Martha Ann Fox Terry. She had lived in the Eastland area most of her life. She was employed by Hollywood Vassarette for 27 years. Mrs. Morren was a longtime member of AARP.

She is survived by one son, Terry Cox of Carbon; one daughter, Rita Hyatt of Arlington; one sister, Arleta Mace of Eastland; five grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; nine great-great- grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and a grandchild.

Elmer Lee Smith

BALLINGER - Elmer Lee Smith, 89, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2002, in an Abilene hospital. Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Rains-Seale Funeral Home with Dr. Jeff Reid officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation is from 7 to 8 p.m. this evening at the funeral home.

Mr. Smith was born June 1, 1912 in Floydada to the late Henry and Ida Mae Smith. He married Mary Gravitt Dec. 31, 1933 in Ballinger. He is preceded in death by his wife; a daughter; his parents; and six siblings.
Survivors include four children, Dorothy Gladson of Odessa, Jerry Smith of San Angelo, Doyce Smith of Garland and Randy Smith of Abilene; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Franklin Lee Guy

BRECKENRIDGE - Franklin Lee Guy, 73, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2002 at Abilene Regional Medical Center. Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Chapel at Morehart Mortuary, with the Rev. Charles Kuhn officiating. Military graveside rites will follow at the Breckenridge Cemetery.

Mr. Guy was born Dec. 21, 1928 in Shattuck, Okla. to Bruce and Lena Schultz Guy. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He married Sheila Yoes Nov. 27, 1968 in Eastland. Mr. Guy was self- employed as a meat packer for Pioneer Packing Company for 39 years. He was a member of St. Paul Methodist Church and a 50-year member of the American Legion.

Survivors include his wife, Sheila Guy of Breckenridge; a son, Joe A. Guy of Iowa Park; a daughter, Anora Miller of Abilene; a stepdaughter, Brenda Riley of Breckenridge; three stepsons, Wayne, Howard and Lynn Duggan, all of Breckenridge; and two brothers, J.W. and Don Guy, both of Breckenridge. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sons and a sister.

Memorials may be made to Abilene Regional Hospice Center and may be left at Morehart Mortuary.

Milton E. McAnally

BROWNWOOD - Milton E. McAnally, 71, died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2002 at Brownwood Regional Medical Center. Services will be 10:30 a.m. today at Heartland Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Artie Woodcox officiating, assisted by the Rev. Chris Whitson. Burial will follow in Greenleaf Cemetery.

Mr. McAnally was born Sept. 1, 1930 at Brady to the late Milton L. and Mary Ann McAnally. He had lived in Brownwood for the past 10 years moving from Eden. He was a member of Mid town Baptist Church in Brownwood. He married Jackie Laverne Farr April 26, 1956 in Eden. she died Aug. 10, 1982. He married Mary Sansom Newsom Dec. 5, 1991 in Brownwood. Mr. McAnally was retired from the Texas Highway Dept. after 29 years of service.

He is survived by his wife, Mary McAnally of Brownwood; a son, Michael McAnally of Brownwood; a stepson, Donald Newsom of Amarillo; two daughters, Misti Smith of Brownwood and Melissa Newsom of Lubbock; three brothers, John McAnally of Llano, Jesse McAnally and Sam McAnally, both of Brady; three sisters, Emma Shepert of Pecos, Kathrine Ross of Houston and Evelyn Wynn of Carlsbad, NM; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two stepsons, Larry and Jimmy Newson; three brothers, Joe, Charlie and Tom McAnally.

Memorials may be made to Mid Town Baptist Church Building Fund, 1813 3rd Street, Brownwood, TX 76801.
LADY (JANE) YOUNG CHILDERS

Lady (Jane) Young Childers, 83, died Saturday, February 9, 2002, at her residence. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, February 13, 2002 at Elmwood Memorial Park, directed by North's Funeral Home, 242 Orange Street. Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Paul United Methodist Church with the Rev. Paul Bauernfeind, the Rev. Steve Chappell and Dr. David Hamblin officiating.

Jane Childers was born November 29, 1918 in Roscoe, Texas. She was the daughter of Dr. James Wells Young and Iona Kearse Young. Her two older brothers, Dr. Tom Dobbins Young of Abilene and Dr. James Wells Young, Jr., of Kerrville, preceded her in death.

Jane married the late Abilene attorney Sterling Simpson Childers, Jr. Jane was a graduate of Roscoe High School in 1936. She attended McMurry University and graduated from the University of Texas at Austin. At the University of Texas, Jane was a founding member of the Bit and Spur riding Club and a member of the Chi Omega Sorority. She finished the University of Texas in 1940 with an English degree and a permanent teacher's certificate. Jane also did post graduate studies in linguistics at Loyola University.

Jane was a member of the Propheteer Sunday School Class at St. Paul United Methodist Church in Abilene. She served on many board of directors, including McMurry University, St. Paul United Methodist Church, the Abilene Arts Council, and the Texas Alliance for the Arts and Education. Jane was also involved and supported many local organizations, such as the Pierian Club of Abilene, The Woman's Club, the Junior League of Abilene, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, YMCA, YWCA, Boy's and Girl's Clubs of Abilene, Hospice, Meals on Wheels, The Grace Museum, and the West Texas Rehabilitation Center.

Jane is survived by her three children - Ann Lovell of Dallas, Sue Childers of Arlington, Carl Childers of Abilene; her granddaughter and husband, Angela and Joe Cleveland; and her great- grandchildren, Jackson and Elizabeth Cleveland.

The family asks that memorials be sent to the local charity of your choice.

JOSEPH D. ZUBER

Joseph D. Zuber, 101, passed away after a long illness on Sunday, February 10, 2002, at Hendrick Medical Center.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, February 13, 2002, at 11:00 A.M. at Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home Chapel of Faith, 5701 Hwy 277 South in Abilene, TX. The Rev. Roland Gregory will officiate, with The Rev. Sherry Lyle assisting. Burial will be in Elmwood Memorial Park.

He was born May 3, 1900, in Anthony, Kansas. He was reared in Kansas, and married Nellie May Patterson on April 14, 1920, after attending the University of Kansas for two years. While living in Kansas, he was a farmer for many years, and moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico where he was a hotel owner/operator. In 1945, the family moved to Abilene, Texas, where he was hotel owner/operator. In 1968, the Zuber family began a convenience/ gas store chain in South Carolina and North Carolina. He was an owner and director of the company.

Joe Zuber was a member of University Baptist Church in Abilene where he served as a Deacon for many years. For many years, he was active in the Kiwanis Club of Abilene. He was a 32nd Degree Mason and a Shriner in Kansas.

Joe and Nell Zuber were benefactors to the Abilene community, including having made generous donations to Hendrick Home for Children and Hendrick Medical Center.

Joe's wife, Nellie, preceded him in death in June, 1985. He was also preceded in death by two sons, Charles Joe Zuber and Garland Lee Zuber, and two grandsons, Randy Zuber and Brent Zuber.

Survivors include four sons, Dean Zuber and Calvin Zuber, of Waco, TX and Gordon Zuber and Kent Zuber of Spartanburg, SC; and three daughters, Betty Jo Irwin of Albuquerque, NM, Norma Boozer of Rainbow City, AL and Dorothy Perkins of Abilene. He is also survived by 25 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and 18 great-great-grandchildren.

Memorials in honor of Joe Zuber may be made to University Baptist Church, 2141 Grape St., Abilene, TX 79601; Hendrick Hospice Care, P.O. Box 1922, Abilene, TX 79604-9938; or the charity of your choice.
The family will receive friends at a visitation from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. this evening at the funeral home, 5701 Hwy 277 South.

MICHAEL MANSKE

SAGERTON - Michael Manske, 27, of Sagerton, died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2002, at a Lubbock hospital. Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Faith Lutheran Church in Sagerton with the Revs. Debra Nissan and Mel Swoyer officiating. Burial will follow in the Fairview Cemetery at Sagerton, under the direction of Tankersley Funeral Home.

Michael was born March 10, 1974, in Stamford to Tommy and Kathy Manske. He was a lifelong resident of the area, graduating from Rule High School in 1992 and then attended Texas Tech. He was employed by the Blakely Crop Insurance Co. as a crop adjuster. He was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Sagerton.

He is survived by his parents, Tommy and Kathy Manske of Sagerton; grandparents, Mozelle Manske of Sagerton and Wayne and Levonne Harris of Granbury; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Bryan and Joni Manske of Sagerton and Phillip and Jenna Lea Manske of Rochester; a special friend, Lesley English of Aspermont; two uncles, Jerry and Johnny Manske; two nephews, Tyler and Hunter Manske; and one niece, Leann Manske, and many other relatives and friends.

Pallbearers will be Cato Macias III, Noel Macias, Greg Teichelman, Tommy Casey, Brennan Manske, Chad Teichelman, Mike Sawyer, and Jody Lopez. Honorary pallbearers will be Carmen Adkins, Brad Stuler, Mike English, Cato Macias, Jr., Phil Beasley, Nathan Macias, Chris Brown and Jace Manske. Honorary pallbearers in heaven will be Matthew McCord and Cary Snow. TANKERSLEY FUNERAL HOME Stamford, Texas

Audrey Aline Sutton Morrison

Audrey Aline Sutton Morrison, 79, formerly of O'Donnell, TX, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2002 at an Abilene medical center. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday in O'Donnell Cemetery, with the Rev. Richard Rush officiating, directed by Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home, 542 Hickory.

Ms. Morrison was born Oct. 2, 1922 in Lamesa. She moved to Abilene in 1990 from O'Donnell. She was a homemaker and a member of Trinity Baptist Church in Abilene and a former member of First Baptist Church in O'Donnell.

She was preceded in death by her father, George Leslie Sutton; her mother, Cecil Roberson Holt; and a grandson, Leslie Glen Carpenter.

Survivors include a son, Leslie Casville Carpenter of Abilene; a daughter, Carolyn Sue Marsh of Meridian; two sisters, Shirley Jane Follis of O'Donnell and Patsy Jo Byrd of Post; five grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Bobby Ray Musselwhite White

Bobby Ray Musselwhite White, 59, of Abilene, died Friday, Feb. 8, 2002 in a local hospital. Graveside services are 2 p.m. today in the Elliott- Hamil Garden of Memories, 5701 Hwy 277 South with the Rev. Wayne Oglesby officiating, directed by Community Memorial Funeral Home, 1443 North 2nd Street.

Bobby was born in Roberson, NC and moved to Abilene from Lumberton, NC 18 years ago. He was a Baptist and attended Tabernacle Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Brenda Goodwin of Abilene; a son, Brian Goodwin of Abilene; five sisters, Blanch Walters, Mildred Wilkerson, Quessie Sanderson, Pearlean Newton and Evelyn Lewis, all of Lumberton, NC; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother, Nola Cox Musselwhite; his father, John Lester Musselwhite; a sister, Eva Daniels; and a brother, Elmer C. Musselwhite.

Viewing will be from 10 a.m. to 12 noon today at the funeral home, 1443 North 2nd.

Memorials may be made to the National Kidney Foundation of Texas, Inc., 13500 Midway, Ste 101, Dallas, TX 75244.

Lois Hasten

LEWISVILLE - Lois Hasten, 80, died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2002, at Lake Park Nursing Center in Lewisville. Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church in Lewisville with the Rev. Wayne Daugherty officiating. Burial will follow in Old Hall Cemetery, under the direction of Mulkey-Mason Funeral Home of Lewisville.

Mrs. Hasten was born Feb. 20, 1921 in Ferris, TX to Cuin Cleveland and Mary Ada Elizabeth Melton Upchurch. She married Nolen Hasten on Aug. 26, 1941 in Lewisville. She was a charter member of the Fellowship Baptist Church in Lewisville and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Mrs. Hasten was retired from the Lewisville Independent School District.

She is survived by her husband, Nolen of Lewisville; two sons, Richard N. Hasten of Abilene and Cleveland Hasten of Lewisville; three grandsons; and two sisters, Jewel Hasten of Lewisville and Betty Simmons of Carrollton. She was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.

Ollie Smith

SWEETWATER - Ollie Smith, 76, of Brownwood and formerly of Sweetwater, died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2002 at Brownwood Regional Hospital. Services will be 3 p.m. today in the McCoy Funeral Home Chapel of Memories with Dr. Tavis Monday officiating. Burial will be in Garden of Memories Cemetery.

Mr. Smith was born Nov. 28, 1925 in Port Arthur. He married Johnnie Allen Roden May 10, 1947 in Sweetwater. Mr. Smith worked for the Santa Fe Railroad for 37 years and had lived in Brownwood since 1985, moving there from Sweetwater. He was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII and was a member of Trinity Baptist Church in Sweetwater.

He is survived by his wife, Johnnie Smith of Brownwood; a son, Terry Smith of Saganaw, TX; a daughter, Shelia Logan of Beckville; a brother, Carl Smith of Livingston; four grandchildren; and two step-grandsons. He was preceded in death by his parents, Delton Carl Smith in 1966 and Lillian Lee Sandifer Smith in 1964.

 

Death Notice Obituaries

Aubrey Allen

STEPHENVILLE - Aubrey Allen, 83, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2002. Services are 4 p.m. Wednesday in the Stephenville Funeral Home Chapel, with burial in Valley Grove Cemetery, Stephenville. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Florine M. Badger

SNYDER - Florine M. Badger, 82, died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2002. Services are 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Wright Colonial Funeral Home Chapel with burial in the Snyder Cemetery. Visitation is from 5 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Artie C. Burge

ALBANY - Artie C. Burge, 93, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2002. Services are pending with Godfrey-Neese Funeral Home.

Athol Morris Claborn

MINERAL WELLS - Athol Morris Claborn, 90, died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2002. Services are 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Southside Church of Christ; burial is at 3 p.m. in Sipe Springs Cemetery in Comanche County. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at White's Funeral home in Mineral Wells.

Harold Dean Crutsinger

BROWNWOOD - Harold Dean Crutsinger, 88, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2002. Services are 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Davis-Morris Funeral Home Chapel, with burial to follow in Greenleaf Cemetery. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Christopher Wayne 'Hill' Garcia

STEPHENVILLE - Christopher Wayne "Hill" Garcia, 41, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2002. Services are 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Stephenville Funeral Home Chapel, with burial in Gardens of Memory Cemetery.

Grady Hornung

Grady Hornung, 63, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2002. Services are pending with Community Memorial Funeral Home, 1443 N. 2nd Street.

Stanley Lystad

STEPHENVILLE - Stanley Lystad, 81, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2002. Services are pending with Lacy Funeral Home.

Mamie Turley

COLEMAN - Mamie Turley, 85, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2002. Services are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Stevens Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Coleman County. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. this evening at the funeral home.

Roy Edmond Wilhelm

COMANCHE - Roy Edmond Wilhelm, 79, died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2002. Services are 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Hall & Sons Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery.

Funerals Today

Ruby Walker Allen, 84, 2 p.m. in Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home Chapel of Memories, 542 Hickory; burial in Cedar Hill Cemetery.

KNOX CITY - Dorothy V. Anderson, 83, 2 p.m. in Knox City First United Methodist Church; burial in Knox City Cemetery.

BALLINGER - Tom Bomar, 86, 2 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church; burial in Talpa Cemetery.

COLORADO CITY - Adela Galvan Castillo, 96, 10 a.m. in First Baptist Church; burial in Colorado City Cemetery.

SNYDER - Glen Chauncy, 72, 2 p.m. at Bell-Cypert-Seale Funeral Home Chapel; burial in Hillside Memorial Gardens.

EASTLAND - Paul Carl Holland, 86, 2 p.m. in Bakker Funeral Home Chapel; graveside 3 p.m. Wednesday at Sunset Memorial Cemetery in Odessa.

HAMLIN - Floy A. Biddy Johnson, 81, 2 p.m. at Foster-Adams Funeral Home Chapel; burial in Hamlin Memorial Cemetery.

Iva Lee Maxwell, 88, 11 a.m. in Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home Chapel of Memories, 542 Hickory; burial in Hamby Cemetery.

BROWNWOOD - Milton E. McAnally, 71, 10:30 a.m. at Heartland Funeral Home Chapel.

BALLINGER - Clemmie "Jewel" Whiddon Thomasson, 99, 10 a.m. at Avenue B Church of Christ; burial in Evergreen Cemetery.

Katie Vickers, 94, 2 p.m. at North's Memorial Chapel, 242 Orange; burial in Fort Phantom Cemetery.

HASKELL - Sandra Larned Wallace, 57, 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church; burial in Willow Cemetery.

BROWNWOOD - Emma Louise Watson, 55, 2 p.m. at Heartland Funeral Home Chapel in Early; burial in Greenleaf Cemetery.

Wanda Winston Woods, 80, 10 a.m. in Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home Chapel of Faith, 5701 Highway 277 South; burial in Elmwood Memorial Park.


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