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Thursday, August 29, 2002


Randell Lee Morgan

Randell Lee Morgan, 21, of Lubbock formerly of Aspermont died Wednesday at a Lubbock hospital. Graveside services will be held lO:OO a.m. Friday morning the Aspermont Cemetery officiated by Reverend Jim Salisbury under the direction of McCoy Funeral home of Aspermont.

Mr. Morgan was born in Haskell, Texas, and had lived in San Angelo, Austin, and Lubbock.

Survivors include his Father and Step Mother, Randy and Tamri Morgan of Lubbock; brothers, Reggie Morgan of Lubbock, Ryne Morgan of Lubbock; paternal grandmother, Mary Gillum of Midland; maternal grandparents, Carl and Opal Ilulsey of Aspermont; paternal great grandparents, Travis and Alene Morgan of Aspermont; maternal great grandmother, Florence Smiley of Odessa.

He was preceded in death by his Mother: Dana Hulsey September 25, 1999.

Lee Watts

Lee Watts, 70, of Clyde, Texas, passed away at 11:40 a.m. Tuesday, August 27, 2002 at Hendrick Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, August 30th at Parker Funeral Home Chapel in Baird, Texas. Jim Hall will officiate and burial will follow in the Admiral Cemetery.

Mr. Watts was born November 1, 1931 in Muskogee, Oklahoma. He had lived in Clyde for six years moving here from Van Buren, Arkansas. He retired from Rainbow Bakery in Fresno, California with 40 years of service. He served in the United States Army during World War II. Mr. Watts was a member of the Clyde Church of Christ and the Shady Oaks Golf Course Association. He married Ann Bailey in Las Vegas, Nevada on February 25, 1987.

Survivors include his wife, Ann Watts of Clyde; one son, Russ Watts of Clovis, California; one daughter, Tonya Kirk of Kingsburg, California; three sisters, Lolita Chute of Hilton Head, North Carolina, Ruth Wilson of Hobart, Oklahoma, and Elena Patterson of Siloam Springs, Arkansas; one brother, Ronald Watts of Sarasota, Florida; five grandchildren; and six nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Thelma Johnson.

Antonio Talamantez Aldrete

Merkel -- Antonio Talamantez Aldrete, 59, died Monday, August 26, 2002 in a truck accident near Three Rivers. Mass will be 11:00 a.m. Friday at Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church in Merkel with Reverend Sam Holmsey officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery. Rosary will be 7:00 p.m., today at Starbuck Funeral Home.

Antonio was born January 22, 1943 in San Angelo to Alberto and Olivia Talamantez Aldrete. He married Connie De La Rosa December 31, 1963 in San Angelo. He was a member of Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church and a Eucharistic minister. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus. Antonio worked for White Mines/ Vulcan Materials for 12 years and for Kiowa Peak Industries, for five years. He was owner and operator of Bullwhip Trucking Company.

Survivors include his wife, Connie Aldrete of Merkel; one daughter, Victoria Aldrete-Warren and her husband, Buddy of Abilene; three sons, Tony Aldrete and his wife, Codie of Abilene, Paul Aldrete, Mark Aldrete and his wife Hayley, all of Merkel; his father, Alberto Aldrete of Merkel; four brothers, Udil Aldrete and his wife, Lydia of Abilene, Albert Aldrete Jr. and his wife, Flo of Seattle, WA, Moses Aldrete and his wife, Rosa, Romero Aldrete and his wife, Sonja, all of McKinney; a sister, Sonja Juarez and her husband, Reynaldo of Merkel; grandchildren, Miranda, Tiffany, Mark Jr-, Matthew, Adam, and Byrin Aldrete, Kevin Patterson, Ashley and Amanda Ledesma; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Olivia Aldrete and two sisters, Sylvia Aldrete and Gloria Dearman.

Stanley Shipp

Stanley Shipp, much loved preacher and missionary with Churches of Christ, was killed in an auto accident at 8:15 p.m. Sunday the 25th day of August in Abilene, Texas.

Stanley and Marie were members of the Oak Hills Church of Christ in San Antonio, Texas. Memorial services will be at the Oak Hills building in San Antonio on Saturday at 10:00 a.m.

Stanley is survived by his beloved wife of 56 years, Marie; and his beloved daughters, Pam Sapienza, Penny McIlroy, and Patti Grigg. He is also survived by seven grandchildren, and two great grandchildren, his pride and joy.

He was preceded in death by his parents, O.T. and Olga Shipp, brother, Skipper Shipp, and grandson, Scotty McIlroy.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Haitian Christian Foundation, 425 Cypress, Abilene, Texas 79601, or to the Leukemia Society, 77 West Port Plaza, St. Louis, MO. 63146, in honor of his much loved, Scotty.

Clement Dudensing

Clement Dudensing, 80, of Stamford, died Sunday at his home. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Christ Lutheran Church in Stamford, with the Revs. James Nelson and Stan Leaf officiating with Tankersley Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Dudensing was born Oct. 6, 1921 in Old Glory, Texas to Robert and Selma Dudensing. He was a lifetime resident of the area, a member of the Christ Lutheran Church where he was very active including being the treasurer and on the church council for many years. He married Helen Kretschmer on February 9, 1947. He was a farmer and a carpenter, a veteran of the Army Air Corp. and the Sons of Herman Lodge.

He is survived by his wife, Helen Dudensing of the home; two sons and their wives, Glenn and Debbie Dudensing of Abilene, and Kenneth and Becky Dudensing of Sweetwater; one daughter and son in law, Peggy and Gene Jones of Abilene; one brother, Harvey Dudensing of Stamford; four grandchildren, Matthew and wife, Stephanie Dudensing of San Antonio, Jamie and husband, Mac Redmon of Austin, Michelle Dudensing of Abilene, and Jeffrey Dudensing of Lubbock.

The family requests all memorials be sent to the Christ Lutheran Church, P. O. Box 828, Stamford, Texas 79553.

Vicke Bucior

OVALO – Vicke Bucior, 53, died Tuesday, August 27, 2002, at Hendrick Hospital.  Services will be 10 a.m. Friday, August 30, 2002, at Tuscola First Baptist Church with Henry Flint officiating. Burial will be in Rogers Cemetery, directed by Fry- Bartlett Funeral Home in Tuscola.

Ms. Bucior was born August 25, 1949 to Davis and Marie Fowler Tutt in Abilene. She had been a warehouse manager for Henry Services at  Dyess AFB in Abilene and Carswell AFB in Ft. Worth before moving to Ovalo in 2001.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Melissa Wilson.

Survivors include her father, Davis Tutt of Carrolton; her mother, Marie May of Ovalo; three daughters, Missie Wilson of Temple, Robin Brummett and Carrie Bucior, both of Ft. Worth; one son, K. C. Bucior of San Diego, California; her fiancé, Pat Perry of Ovalo; two brothers, James Tutt of Garland and Wayne Tutt of Sanger; two sisters, Carolyn Neff of Brownwood and Karen O'Neill of Ovalo; six grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Patricia Hardee Aneff

Patricia Hardee Aneff, 61, died Tuesday, August 27, 2002, at an Abilene medical center.

Born to the late Earl Hardee Rembert and Patty Jo Craighead Rembert on July 12, 1941, in Dallas, Texas, she was a descendant of one of the original families that came to Texas with the Austin Colony. Also, two of her ancestors died in the Alamo and a third, Dr. John Southerland, was sent by Travis from the Alamo to try to obtain help during the siege at the Alamo and her grandfather was an early Texas Ranger.

She held a BS in Nursing, a MS in Psychiatric Nursing and a PhD. in Health Sciences from Texas Woman's University in Denton. She was with the first graduating class as a Family Nurse Practitioner from the University of Texas in Arlington. Besides being a Registered Nurse, she was certified as an Advanced Practice Nurse as a Family Nurse Practitioner, Advanced Practice Nurse in Mental Health Nursing, a Licensed Clinical Dependency Counselor and BCIA in Neurofeedback. She was the first Family Nurse Practitioner in Abilene. Her career included work with Dallas County Mental Health and Mental Retardation Center where she helped develop and administer the clinical operation of six drug and alcohol treatment centers serving people throughout the life cycle. She worked with the Key Witness Protection Relocation Program of the Bureau of Prisons and served at a consultant to the Department of Health, Education and Welfare in Washington D.C. to help evaluate drug and alcohol programs in the Southwest region of the U.S. From 1977-78 she was a member of the faculty of the Mary Meek School of Nursing in Abilene.

In the early 1980's she published a book entftled "Ages 0-18, your guild to Abilene." Patricia also established drug and alcohol classes necessary for certification of drug and alcohol counselors at Cisco Junior College and consulted with Woods Psychiatric Hospital in Abilene. From 1987-93 she was an Assistant Professor in the Abilene Intercollegiate School of Nursing.

Among her major accomplishments, she facilitated upper level nursing students acquire the necessary skills to provide safe nursing care and to pass the State Board Examinations with a pass rate of 98%. She co-founded a therapy group at Cooper High School for high-risk students and conducted a control study at the Rose Park Senior Citizen's Program on the relationship of stress to the immune system competence. She also established a children's therapy group at Hendrick Medical Center and treated students with emotional problems. She worked with the National Institute of Public Health of Mexico in Cuernavaca, Mexico to develop an international health database for the country.

Since 1993 she had been in private practice in psychiatric therapy under the name of Health Connections. She developed treatment protocols utilizing Neurofeedback for the treatment of persons with residual problems from strokes, closed head injuries, with ADHD as well as providing psychotherapy to individuals. She served as a psychiatric consultant at the request of Dr. Victor Hirsh designing and implementing programs to benefit cancer patients. She conducted regional workshops for the Texas Organization of Nurse Executives on Teambuilding. She also directed and taught in the AD Program at Cisco Junior College.

Among her numerous community activities, Patricia was instrumental in the initial concept and development of the Frost Center for the Visual Arts at Hardin-Simmons University. She served on the Mayor's Task Force for Health Needs Assessment and County Task Force for Feasibility Study on Inpatient Psychiatric Beds.

She was a Board Member for Cancer Services Network, an Elder for the First Central Presbyterian Church, a Board Member of Presbyterian Medical Care Mission, President of The Big Country Advanced Practice Nurse's Association, and a member of P.E.O. Chapter GN.

Survivors include her husband, James Aneff of Abilene; a son, Chris Sullivan and his wife, Sandra, of Fort Worth, TX; a daughter, Allison Scheel and her husband, Kirk, of Ingram, TX; and a son, Ben Aneff, a student at Texas Tech University. She is also survived by a sister and brother-in-law, Sally and Jim Bartz of Plano, TX; two grandchildren, Madison and Tucker Sullivan; a niece, Paige Eastman of Parker, CO; a nephew, Michael Patterson of McKinney, TX; and a great-niece. Kelly Eastman.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at First Central Presbyterian Church with Dr. Clifford S. Stewart officiating, directed by Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home, 542 Hickory. Her body will be cremated, The family will receive friends at a visitation from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Cancer Services Network, P.O. Box 2026, Abilene, TX 79604, or Presbyterian Medical Care Mission, 302 Medical Dr., Abilene, TX 79601.

Death Notices

Jesus Aguilar

Arrangements for Jesus Aguilar are pending with Abilene Funeral Home.

Don E. Beck

BROWNWOOD -- Don E. Beck, 75, died Tuesday, August 27, 2002. Services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Davis-Morris Funeral Home Chapel, with burial in Mullin Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 - 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Travis E. Brackeen

SNYDER -- Travis E. Brackeen, 70, died Tuesday, August 27, 2002. Services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Wright Colonial Funeral Home Chapel, with burial in Pyron Cemetery.

Harley Carl Clark

BRECKENRIDGE -- Services for Harley Carl Clark will be 2 p.m. at The Lord's Old Time Gospel Church, with burial in The Lord's Old Time Gospel Church Cemetery, directed by Morehart Mortuary.

Maj. Phyllis E. Clark, USAF {RET.}

CLYDE -- Maj. Phyllis E. Clark, USAF {RET.}, 68, died Monday, August 26, 2002. Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Elliott-Hamil Chapel of Faith. Visitation will be from 6 - 8 p.m. at the funeral home, 5701 HWY 277 S.

Daisy Dean

BROWNWOOD -- Daisy Dean, 90, died Tuesday, August 27, 2002. Services will be 11:30 a.m. Thursday in Greenleaf Cemetery, directed by Davis-Morris Funeral Home.

Monroe Rose

SWEETWATER -- Monroe Rose, 76, died Wednesday, August 28, 2002. Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Broadway Baptist Church, with burial in Round Mountain Cemetery, directed by McCoy Funeral Home.

Judy Spruill

MIDLAND -- Judy Spruill, 58, died Wednesday, August 28, 2002. Arrangements are pending with Heartland Funeral Home.

Webster Houston Willoughby

BROWNWOOD -- Webster Houston Willoughby, 89, died Monday, August 26, 2002. Services were 2 p.m. Wednesday in Llano Cemetery, directed by Davis-Morris Funeral Home.

Funerals Today

RATON, N.M. -- Edward Kyle Bodin, 41, 1 p.m. at Trinity Memorial Park.

BROWNWOOD --Cleatus Byrd, 83, 10 a.m. at Windham Cemetery.

STEPHENVILLE -- Winfred J. Driver, 85, 10 a.m. at Stephenville Funeral Home Chapel, with burial in Gardens of Memory Cemetery.

BIG SPRING -- Juanita Marez Salazar, 89, rosary is 7 p.m. at Myers & Smith Chapel.

COLORADO CITY -- Mr. James Kenneth Shoemaker, 62, 10 a.m. at Calvary Baptist Church, with burial in Colorado City Cemetery.

Lee Roy Solley, 68, 4 p.m. at Stephenville First Baptist Church, with burial in West End Cemetery.


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