Obits

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26
Nov

Dorothy Verna Henderson

Dorothy Verna Henderson, 94, of Lake LBJ, died early Tuesday morning, Nov. 18, 2014. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014 at 2 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church in Marble Falls. Henderson was born in St. Louis, Missouri, on March 15, 1920, one of three children. After graduating from Sam Houston High School in Houston, she attended Texas State College for Women (now Texas Women’s University - TWU) in Denton, partially funding her education with money earned as the first female lifeguard in Houston’s history. Majoring in journalism, she was the editor of the TWU newspaper, the Lasso. She graduated in 1941, eventually worked for the U.S Government and retired from Civilian Personnel as a GS-13. A lover of learning, she went on to earn two master’s degrees from Our Lady of the Lake College in San Antonio.

Wed
26
Nov

Delia Luke

Delia Luke, 94, of Burnet, died on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. She was born on Sept. 9, 1920, in Ardmore, Oklahoma. She was the daughter of Marion Todd Richerson and Sally Lloyd. Delia and her husband G.J. Luke moved to the area in 1978 and started their businesses. She is survived by: her son and daughter-in-law, Barney and Ruth, of Spring Branch; son and daughter- in-law, Billy and Sandra Luke, of Boerne; son and daughter-in-law, Jesse and Brenda Luke, of Burnet; daughter and son-in-law, Carolyn and Wayne Jean, of Burnet; daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Butch Turner, of Burnet; son and daughter-in-law, Butch and Cathy Luke,of Burnet; and daughter and son-in-law, Sarah and Gayland Hamilton, of Marble Falls; 13 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, at 2 p.m. at the Clements-Wilcox Chapel in Burnet. Interment will follow at the Liberty Hills Cemetery in Liberty Hill.

Wed
26
Nov

Virginia Lois Carey

On Nov. 18, 2014 Virginia Lois (Snoodle) Carey went to be with the Lord. Her kind heart, beautiful smile and amazing personality will be missed by many. Virginia was born on Feb. 19, 1936, in Burnet, as one of eight children to James C. and Ruby Briscoe Bibles. She married the love of her life, Robert Carey on Nov. 13, 1955, in Burnet and they moved to Merkel for three years moving to Winters in 1958. SheworkedattheSurplusDryGoodStoreandwasahomemaker. She was a member of the North Main Street Church of Christ. She is survived by her husband, Robert of Winters; son and daughter-in-law, Lt. Col. David Carey and wife Kim of Alexandria, Virginia; daughter and son-in-law, Debbie Goff and husband Garry of Big Lake; grandchildren, Matthew Carey of Little Rock, Arkansas, Kristin Goff of Richmond; and DeAnna O’Bryan of Big Lake; great-granddaughter Brynlee O’Bryan of Big Lake. She was preceded in death by her grandson, Jerrod Ryan Goff.

Tue
18
Nov

Mac Kelley

Mac Kelley of Bertram, died on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, after a brief illness. She was born on July 6, 1930, in Avoca, Texas, the daughter of Walter Pierce and Ajulia Weeks. She was first married to Furman Ray “Hootie” Norwood for over 20 years and they had three children together. He died in November 1994. She later married Carl Lee Kelley, of Bertram, who died in December 2000. She loved to fish, work crossword puzzles and spend time having fun with her children, grandchildren and great-children, who lovingly called her “Grammy.” Kelley was preceded in death by: her parents, Jim and Ajulia Weeks; a sister, Nell Raney; a brother, Jay Weeks; her children’s father and her first husband, Ray Norwood; her husband, Carl Kelley; one son, Carl Norwood, and one great--grandson, Blake Norwood.

Wed
12
Nov

Wallace Edward Montgomery

Wallace “Wally” Edward Montgomery, 73, died on Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014, at the home he shared with wife Barbara, in Tow, Texas. Montgomery was born on July 24, 1941, in Georgetown, Texas, the son of William Sherman Montgomery and Myrtle Elizabeth Montgomery. He married Barbara Jean Wood on Feb. 13, 1965. She survives. Montgomery was retired from Southwestern University in Georgetown. He was preceded in death by his parents. In addition to his wife, barbara, Montgomery is survived by: two daughters and a son-in-law, Virginia and Wesley Moerbe and Vickie Montgomery; four grandchildren and their spouses, Kevin and Loretta Moerbe, Morgan and Jeff Moerbe, Elizabeth and Sam Herkomer and Melaine Hutchens; two great-grandchildren, Hayden and Coley; his brother and sister-in-law James V. “Butch” and Lyne Montgomery, and, four nephews, along with numerous other family members. A memorial service was held for Montgomery on Monday, Nov. 10, at 2 p.m.

Wed
12
Nov

Jack Fred Stanford

Jack Fred Stanford, 84, of Burnet, Texas, died on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014. A visitation with family and friends will be held from 5-7 p.m. today, Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014, at Clements- Wilcox Funeral Home. Stanford’s funeral service will be held Thursday, Nov. 13, starting at 2 p.m. at Clements- Wilcox Funeral Home, with Masonic Burial Services at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Liberty Hill Cemetery. Stanford was born on Sept. 30, 1930, in Burnet, to Platt Stanford and Agnes Faubian Stanford. He was raised in and around Burnet and Lake Victor. Stanford worked as a projectionist at the movie theater in Burnet and later got a job in management at the old Mathis Air Condition Factory in Marble Falls. He attended Southwest Texas State University, where he played on the football team. He moved to Euless where he spent many years working for the Thompson Can Co. He enjoyed participating in his children’s sports activities and enjoyed coaching youth football and baseball.

Wed
05
Nov

Mica Lloyd Dodson

Mica Lloyd Dodson, 41, of Lake Victor, died on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, at Seton Medical Center in Round Rock. Visitation was scheduled Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014, from 6-8 p.m. at the Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home in Burnet, Texas. Graveside services are slated for Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014, at 2 p.m. at the Lakeland Hills Memorial Park. Dodson was born Jan. 12, 1973, in Conroe, Texas, to Robert Jack Dodson Jr. and Vivian Earline Dodson. He attended school at Willis High School and graduated in 1991. He always had a passion for motorcycles, cars and being outdoors When not making others laugh, he used his artist talents painting and working on cars. Dodson was preceded in death by: his mother, Vivian Earline Dodson, of Willis, Texas; grandfathers, Robert Jack Dodson, of Conroe, and Lloyd Arnold, of Lake Victor.

Wed
05
Nov

Joseph Roy Munn

Joseph Roy Munn, 59, died on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. He was born May 25, 1955, to Dan Neil and Frances Elizabeth Kutac Munn in Seguin. He married Martha Ann Stewart on Sept. 27, 1987, and they lived many years in Texas. She survives. Munn was a teacher at Baylor University and Texas A&M University before he moved on to working as an industrial engineer for L3 Communications. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus and an Altar Server. One of his hobbies was building historic model ships, airplanes and cars. In addition to his wife, Martha, of Bountiful, Utah, Munn is survived by: sons and a daughter-in-law, Sam and Carolyn Moody and David Moody, of Waco; an uncle and aunt Mac and Marie Munn, of Austin; cousins, Roy Daniel and Debbie Munn, Sr., of Austin; Wayne and Brenda Munn Price, of Bertram, Ronald and Jan Munn, of Gibsonia, Pensylvania, Ray and Janice Munn Fischer, of Mathis, Scott and Sylvia Munn, of San Antonio, Roy D.

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05
Nov

John Bennett Marselli

John Bennett Marselli, 62, of Burnet, Texas, died on Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, after a battle against lymphoma and other ailments. He was born April 11, 1952, in Houston, Texas, to Carlo Marselli and Doris “Penny” Britton Marselli. He was a resident of Granite Mesa Rehabilitation Home in Marble Falls. Marselli was known to live a life full of faith, always lookingn for the good in everything and everyone. He traveled the world with his family, was considered a “human GPS,” and loved planes and the space program. Although mentally challenged, Marselli never let that keep him from doing or seeing all that life had to offer. He was preceded in death by his father, Carlo Marselli. He is survived by: his mother, Penny Robbins; sisters, Carla Spencer, Linda Bryant and Margaret Berger; a brother, Charlie Marselli, and also his nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. A private celebration of Marselli’s life will be held later by his family at his beloved home on Lake Buchanan.

Wed
29
Oct

Margarito Beltran Jr.

Margarito Beltran, Jr., 50, of Kingsland, Texas, died on Oct. 21, 2014. A funeral mass will be held Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, beginning at 6 p.m. at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Kingsland, with the Rev. Anthony Alphonse officiating. Beltran was bornon July 31, 1964, in Burnet, Texas, the son of Rafaela Beltran and Margarito Beltran, Sr. He enjoyed fishing, cooking, working, family, fixing things and landscaping. He is survived by: his wife, Ofelia Beltran; a son, Dominic Ronny Margarito Beltran, of Port Charlotte, Florida; a daughter and son-in-law, Regina and Bruce Salzman of Chicago, Illinois; his mother, Rafaela Beltran; sisters and a brother-in-law, Dolores B. and Mingo Mendoza and Patricia B. Moreno, all of Austin; Debra A. Lezama and Oscar Melgar of Victoria, Texas; and brothers and sisters-in-law, Benjamin J. and Sandra De La Torre of Victoria, Texas, Sonny and Veronica De La Torre, of Austin, and, numerous nieces and nephews.

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