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
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
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
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
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
Survivors include his wife, of the home; a son, Jack Carlton
Daniels, Jr. of Wolfforth; three grandchildren; and six great-
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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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
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
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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
Grady Hornung, 63, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2002. Services are pending
with Community Memorial Funeral Home, 1443 N. 2nd Street.
STEPHENVILLE - Stanley Lystad, 81, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2002.
Services are pending with Lacy Funeral Home.
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.
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
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
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
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