Our beloved Mother entered her heavenly home at noon on Saturday, June 15, 2019, in Forney, Texas, surrounded by her loving family.

Richard Lewis Griggs, of Kerrville, passed away at home on Friday, June 14, 2019, at the age of 87.

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Hugh Samuel Cavitt II, of Kerrville, Texas, departed this life to live with his Heavenly Father on Saturday, June 15, 2019.

Betty L. Whittier, of Kerrville, Texas, was victorious in her five-year fight with cancer, leaving it behind on her way to a better place on Monday, June 10, 2019, in Kerrville.

Annie Mae Montgomery Hager, 84, of Kerrville, Texas, entered into rest on Wednesday, June 12, 2019.

Edward David Brune, known by most as Ed, left this world peacefully on Sunday morning, June 2, 2019, at the age of 86. He was surrounded by his wife and four children, knowing he was very loved. He maintained his sense of humor and sweet nature until the very end.

Surrounded by family, Jess Draper Asper was peacefully called by the Lord for his “next match” on June 8, 2019, following a five-year battle with Primary Progressive Aphasia, a form of Frontotemporal Dementia.

Clifford Boyd Tucker Boren, passed to be with our Lord on Friday, May 24, 2019, at Retama Manor Nursing Center in Pleasanton, Texas. He was 75 year of age.

Denis W. Gaines Sr., 82, passed away on June 8, 2019, at home in Comfort, Texas. He was born in Sharon, Mercer Co., Pennsylvania, to Harry W. and Ruth (neé Koonce) Gaines on April 8, 1937.

On Saturday, June 8, 2019, John James Domin of Spring Hills, Tennessee, died in his sleep at Hospice Alive in Nashville.

Dan Wallace Bacon left us on June 8, 2019, surrounded by friends, loved ones and beautiful music.

Mary Sue Speck, 88, of Rocksprings, Texas passed away May 14, 2019 in Kerrville, Texas. She was born in Beeville, Texas to Horace Thomas Chilton and Lear Word Chilton on May 31, 1930. The family moved to Austin, Texas where she attended elementary, junior high, and Austin high school. She ma…

Patricia Jones Thornblom, of Kerrville, Texas, passed away on June 5, 2019, just shy of her 87th birthday. Born in Terrell, Texas, to Carl Freeman and Lucille Hopkins Freeman on June 23, 1932, she spent her childhood in Terrell and Longview.

Shirley Bellair Hale, 94, of Kerrville, Texas, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 5, 2019.

FREDERICKSBURG — Lillie J. Garrett Da Costa, 89, passed away on June 04, 2019 in Fredericksburg. Lillie was born March 11, 1930 in Camp Wood to Minnie (Blakeney) and John H. Garrett.

A CAGED BIRD SINGS BECAUSE IT HAS A SONG. ... God delivered Polly Ann Collins to us on August 6, 1963, in Fort Worth, Texas. Her song began there with her parents, Howard and Roma Collins, and her sister, Carrie Collins, who survived her.

GALESBURG — Alejandro “Alex” L. Gutierrez, 95, of Galesburg, died at 3:58 a.m. Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at OSF St. Mary Medical Center in Galesburg.

Mrs. Morris Holekamp nee Gertrude Elizabeth Bohnert of Comfort passed away on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at the age of 95 years.

Edward Ray Helms, 85, passed away on Monday, June 3, 2019, in Kerrville, Texas. He was born in Tigertown, Texas, to Dewey N. Helms and Lorene I. Hudgens on May 26, 1934. He married Anita M. Porter on August 5, 1960, in Bonham, Texas.

Betty Jane Mestayer Tunstall, 82, with family around her bedside, passed away one minute after midnight Sunday, June 2, 2019, quietly at St. Francis Hospital in Bartlett, Tennessee.

William C. Steen passed away Friday, May 24, 2019, at the age of 95.

Isabel Smith Creel Dodson passed away on May 31 at the age of 87. Izzy was born on May 8, 1932, to Benno and Clara Land in Kleinfreinreich, a small German community outside of Fredericksburg. She graduated from Fredericksburg HS and married Don Smith. They moved several times to Robstown, Br…

Charles “Chuck” D. Burnette, age 89, of Kerrville passed away peacefully on Monday May 20th, under the care of River Point Assisted Living facility in Kerrville Texas. Charles was born in Asheville, North Carolina to Inez and Charles A. Burnette on May 10, 1930. The Burnette family relocated…

On Saturday, May 25, 2019, Michael Gary Miles passed away peacefully at his home in Harper, Texas at the age of 68. Mike was born on December 1, 1950 in Bethesda, Maryland (hence his proclivity toward the Washington Redskins) to Roy Michael Miles and Anna Marie Krager Miles. 

Nanci Lou Perkins, age 80, of San Antonio, Texas, went to be with her Lord and Savior on April 29, 2019, after a long battle with Parkinson’s. 

KERRVILLE —Enriqueta “Henrietta” Ortiz Roman, 84, went to be with the Lord on May 29, 2019, surrounded by her family at home.

Rebecca Ann “Becky” McBryde, 76, of Kerrville, passed away on Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at Memory Care of New Braunfels.

Gisela Hecklau, age 100, of Fairfield Glade, Tennessee, passed away Friday, May 24, 2019, at Good Samaritan Society in Fairfield Glade.

Nancy Ann Malone of Kerrville passed away on Friday, May 25, 2019, at the age of 88. She was born on Nov. 28, 1930, to Congressman Robert T. and Virginia Bowden Secrest in Senecaville, Ohio. She was married to Brian Malone.

Lillian Agnes Vlasek Lewis died peacefully at CHI St. Joseph Manor on May 19, 2019, in Bryan, Texas, at the age of 96.

Geneva Hayes, 89, of Kerrville, went to be with the Lord on May 25, 2019 surrounded by her family and loved ones.

Esther Diedrich Conley passed away peacefully on Sunday evening May 19, 2019. She celebrated her 100th birthday three weeks before her passing.

Phyllis N. Spencer, 90, of Kerrville, passed away Friday, May 10, 2019, at Brookdale Skilled Nursing Facility.

David Keith LeMeilleur, age 58, quietly and peacefully left his earthly home surrounded bt his family and lifelong friends on Monday, May 13, 2019, at Dell Seton Medical Center in Austin, Texas. David valiantly battled CNS Lymphoma, a form of brain cancer, for several months before eventuall…

William Woodrow Whatley, 69, of Kerrville, passed away on May 21, 2019, in San Antonio. He was born in Winnsboro, Texas, to Oscar Wayne Whatley and Billie Adele Sledge on October 13, 1949. He married Deborah Ann Harris on August 27, 1969, in Pasadena, Texas.

Inez E. Van Alst, 95, of Kerrville, passed away on May 17, 2019, in Kerrville, Texas. She was born in Poughkeepsie, NY, to Frank and Bertha (Anderson) Stoneman on December 10, 1923. She married Charles M. Van Alst on December 24, 1945.

Ollie Joe Mann, 92, died on May 16, 2019, in Kerrville, Texas. 

John Ray Anderson, age 69, passed away on May 17, 2019, at his home in Hunt, Texas.

K.K. Brunsman died Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at Brookdale skilled nursing facility in Kerrville. He was 96 years old. He was born March 8, 1923, in Greenview, Illinois, the son of K.H. and Millie Hatch Brunsman. He married Mary Elizabeth Estill in June, 1940.

Ellis Edgar Ellebracht at the age of 84 passed away on Thursday, May 16, 2019, in Kerrville.

KERRVILLE — Services for Ollie “Joe” Mann, 92 of Kerrville, who died Thursday, May 16, 2019, are pending at Kerrville Funeral Home.

CANYON LAKE — Services for James A. Rayburn, 77, of Canyon Lake, who died Friday, May 10, 2019, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 18, 2019, in the main chapel at Kerrville Funeral Home.

KERRVILLE — Services for Edward L. Ponsford, 73, of Kerrville, who died Saturday, May 4, 2019, were Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at Fort Sam National Cemetery in San Antonio.

Stuart Robert Palmer, age 76, died Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at his home in Kerrville, Texas.

Tommy Jon (TJ) Lackey, 43, went to be with the Lord on May 7, 2019. He was born in Kerrville, Texas, to Tommy H. Lackey and Jo Anne Hodges Evans on March 25, 1976.

Marion Patricia Matey, 96, of Kerrville, Texas, peacefully passed away surrounded by family on May 4, 2019, at a local care facility.

On Thursday, May 2, 2019, Louis Alvin Thiele Jr., loving husband and father of four children, died peacefully at Brookdale Retirement and Assisted Living Facility in Kerrville, Texas, at age 91.