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Today's Obituaries (May 5, 1997)

Carl Olson

Carl E. Olson, 61, of Abilene died Saturday at his home.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Allen-Korzenewski Funeral Home Chapel, 1443 N. 2nd, with Sidney Martin and Dale Suel officiating. Burial with military honors will be in Elmwood Memorial Park.

Mr. Olson was born in Whitinsville, Mass., and moved to Abilene in 1977. He was a Vietnam War veteran of the Air Force and retired as a senior master sergeant. He was a Baptist. He married Samniang Satlert in 1973 in Thailand.

Survivors include his wife, of Abilene; three sons, Nitas Olson of Amarillo, Nitipol Olson of Las Vegas, Nev., and Mark Allen Olson of Lydia, S.C.; three daughters, Pumari of Abilene, Somthavil Worakanyapsilai of Las Vegas and Holly Howe of Marion, S.C.; two brothers, Philip Eric Olson of Uxbridge, Mass., and Bruce George Olson of Whitinsville; one sister, Marilyn Smith of Haines City, Fla.; and 10 grandchildren.

Hilda Florence Kellerman

GORMAN - Hilda Florence Kellerman, 74, died Sunday at an Abilene hospital.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Gorman Cemetery with Craig Rhoton officiating, directed by Higginbotham Funeral Home.

Mrs. Kellerman was born in New Jersey and was a retired nurse and a member of First Baptist Church.

Survivors include four daughters, Margaret Montgomery of Florida, Hilda Trimble of Cactus, Eileen Latham of Ohio and Joyce Cordell of Gorman; one son, Richard Kellerman Jr. of Weatherford; two brothers, Clifton Stillwell of Woodbury, N.J., and James Taylor of Pamona, N.Y.; two sisters, Margret Call of Cacasocky, N.Y., and Glendlories Pitt of Pamona; 18 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.

Mickey Hooks

BROWNWOOD - Mickey Hooks, 50, of Temple died Saturday in Lake Charles, La., after a traffic accident.

Services will be at 4 p.m. today at Davis-Morris Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Ron Cook officiating. Burial will be in Eastlawn Memorial Park.

Mr. Hooks was born in Brownwood and graduated from Brownwood High School in 1966. He had lived in Temple for 26 years. He was a conductor for Santa Fe Railroad for 28 years. He was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War and a member of Immanuel Baptist Church in Temple.

Survivors include his mother, Jerry Hooks of Brownwood; his wife, Carrol Hooks of Temple; four stepchildren, Duane Greer and Soundra Aycock, both of Moody, Laura Deeds of Brownwood and Gail Price of Charlotte, N.C.; one brother, David Simpson of Burbank, Ill.; two sisters, Nancy Craig of Breckenridge and Betty Cox of Hesperia, Calif.; 11 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Tommie Lenard Posey

COMANCHE - Tommie Lenard Posey, 67, died Friday at a local hospital. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Oakwood Cemetery, directed by Comanche Funeral Home.

Frances Melissa Crafton

CISCO - Frances Melissa Crafton, 94, died Saturday at a local nursing home. Services will be at 11 a.m. today in Breckenridge Cemetery, directed by Chambers-Wilcox Funeral Directors.

Oda Leatherman

STEPHENVILLE - Oda B. Leatherman, 88, of the Cedar Point community died Saturday at a Lubbock nursing home. Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Stephenville Funeral Home Chapel.

Ruth Griffice

BIG SPRING - Ruth A. Griffice, 64, of Arlington and formerly of Big Spring died Sunday at an Arlington nursing home. Services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.

Warren Farrow

BIG SPRING - Warren Farrow, 77, died Sunday at a San Angelo hospital. Services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.

Andres Garcia

ANSON - Andres Garcia, 82, died Sunday in Anson. Services are pending with Lawrence-Adams Funeral Home. Lavelle Greer

Lavelle Greer, 83, of Abilene died Sunday at a local hospital. Services are pending with North's Funeral Homes.


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