Mary “Chris” Christine Westphal, born Mary Christine Ginsbach on December 10, 1947, in McAllen, Texas. She passed peacefully surrounded by family at BAMC Hospital in San Antonio on August 30, 2021, around 10:55 p.m. She is survived by Wayne Westphal, her beloved husband of 52 years; her two …

Submit An Obituary

Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

Jack Wesley Sulephen passed away on August 29, 2021, in Kerrville, Texas, at the age of 87. He was born July 18, 1934, in Phil Campbell, Alabama, to John Wesley Sulephen and Connie Mae Cadle, but he grew up in south Florida and attended and graduated Miami Edison High School in Dade County, …

Philip Benjamin “Phil” Jones passed away Sunday, September 12, 2021, at the age of 96 in Austin, Texas. Phil was born April 6, 1925, in Nashville, Tennessee, to Carroll Lee Jones and Anne Amos Jones. Around the age of 11, he overcame a near-fatal case of polio, and came back stronger as a re…

Granny, but sometimes known as Ruth Evelyn Beaver Hollimon, 86, of Center Point, traded in her earthly body for a crown on September 11, 2021. She was born at her family home on the banks of the Guadalupe River on October 29, 1934, to Leonard and Juanita Beaver. She was the fourth of eight c…

  • Updated

MOUNTAIN HOME — Nancy Pauline Crofoot, 84, joined her husband just nine days after him in heaven on the afternoon of September 12, 2021. Their love was always inseparable, when you saw Jim, you saw Nancy right next to him. She was born January 6, 1937, in Bay City, MI, to Omer and Helen Morley.

Karil Neal, 68, of Kerrville, passed away on Saturday, September 4, 2021. He was born at home in Kerrville on February 23, 1953, to Lee and Thelma Neal.

What can be said about G.A. “Buddy” Smith? Much more than he went to be with the Lord on Sept. 4, 2021, at the age of 75. He was born Gordon Allan Smith on June 25, 1946, out of the love of a good man for a good woman — his parents, Gordon W. Smith and Lois M. Smith.

Annie Marie “Ann” Fritz, 80, of Center Point, passed away peacefully on September 8, 2021, in Kerrville. Sylvia and David and their spouses were blessed to be there with her, as Father Rafael Duda prayed over her. She was born in Fredericksburg, Texas, to Louis and Florence Lange of Harper o…

Michael Lynn Connell, 65, passed away from this life on September 2, 2021. Mike was born on May 6, 1956, in San Antonio, Texas.

A Celebration of Life Honoring

Melvin Disbrow Rue passed away peacefully in Dallas, Texas, on Aug. 29, 2021, just one week shy of his 93rd birthday. He was a 25-year resident of Kerrville, Texas, until 1 month prior to his death. Mel was born in West Orange, New Jersey, on Sept. 5, 1928, to Harold and Ruth Elizabeth Rue, …

Kirstyn Katherine Ahuero unexpectedly passed from this life, due to complications from COVID-19, on Tuesday, September 8, 2021, in Bryan, Texas, at the age of 20. She was born in Fort Worth, Texas, on November 10, 2000, to parents Khristopher Keith Ahuero and Sherie Weinheimer Ahuero.

Charles Robert “Chuck” Slauter, 91, went to join the love of his life on September 2, 2021. He and his wife, Sophie, moved to Kerrville in 1961 and opened Shamrock Office Supply, which they owned and operated for 32 years.

Roddy Glenn Martin, 66, of Kerrville, passed away on September 6, 2021, in Kerrville. He was born in Abilene to Sunshine and Bob Martin on April 16, 1955. He married Stephanie Martin on March 8, 1985, in Kerrville.  

Javier M. Campos, MD, age 46, went to his eternal home with our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Tuesday August 31, 2021. Javier fought the good fight, he finished the race, he kept the faith (II Timothy 4:7).

Kristina Merkouris Anderson, 41, passed away on September 7, 2021 in Kerrville, Texas. She was born in Springfield, Massachusetts, to Timothy and Renee Merkouris on February 15, 1980. She married her husband, Samuel Anderson, on September 19, 2009, in Cambridge, Minnesota.

Beloved and trusted are two words that describe Mary Gayle Murphree Wood, 86, who joined her friends, family and her husband who were waiting on her in heaven on August 19, 2021. She was a beloved mother and a trusted confidant to all who became her friend. She was also the calming force of …

Abbie “Tink” Carlene Harshbarger, 77, of Kerrville, TX, passed from this life on September 2, 2021. She was born March 21, 1944, in Uvalde County; the daughter of James Pierson Brummett and Annie Weeze Brummett; one of 4 children.

MOUNTAIN HOME — James Duane Crofoot, 81, passed away from this life on the afternoon of Sept. 3, 2021, in Mountain Home surrounded by his loving family.

Elmo E. “Gene” Rutan, 75, of Kerrville, passed from this life on August 29, 2021, at his residence. He was born June 1, 1946, in Warren, OH; the son of Emery B. and Eshmael Rutan; one of eight children.

M. Irene Schattel, 94, of Kerrville, passed away on August 31, 2021, in Kerrville. She was born in Fall River, Mass., to Napoleon Morrissette and Marie Faucher on October 18, 1926. She was married to Walter Schattel for 47 years before his passing in 2018. They had enjoyed traveling after re…

Jacques “Brandon” Lewis, 69, of Kerrville, formerly of Uvalde, passed away on September 1, 2021, in Kerrville. He was born in Binghamton, New York, to Lanier Bradford Lewis and Milo Lewis on February 26, 1952, and was married to Kay Kirkendall on July 5, 1980, in Kerrville.

SAN ANTONIO — Susan Fuentes Garcia, 67, went to be with her Lord on the morning of August 26, 2021, in San Antonio. She was born on December 24, 1953, in Racine, WI, to the late Amelia Falila and Manuel Sefernino Fuentes.

John Phillip “Jack” Westover, 81, passed away on August 28, 2021, at Focused Care in Woodruff, WI. Jack was born on September 3, 1939, in Springfield, Illinois, to Alma and Robert Westover. After graduation from the University of Illinois in 1961, he married Becky Hosford. Jack was in the Na…

Alan Maxfield, 74, of Kerrville, went to his final reward on Aug. 21, 2021. He was the second son of Rufus A. Maxfield Jr. and Gertrude Eldridge Mayfield of 25 Perfield Road, Central Square, New York.

Jimmy was born July 12, 1973. On August 28, 2021, Jimmy passed from this life to his heavenly home comfortably in his own bed at home with his mother, father and sister by his side.

Marlene Meta Andersen (Degel) passed away peacefully on August 20, 2021, in Llano, Texas. She was born July 18,1950, in Fredericksburg, Texas, the daughter of Max Henry and Edna Clara Degel, passing away almost a month after her 71st birthday.

James Alvin “Jim” Lehne, 78, of Center Point, Texas, passed away Friday, Aug. 27, 2021, in Kerrville, Texas. He was born in San Antonio to Alvin Charles Lehne and Meta Dietz Lehne on May 14, 1943. He married Maudy Koenig Lehne on Feb. 14, 1986.

FREDERICKSBURG — Robert Leroy Fulford Jr., 67, of Fredericksburg passed from this life on Aug. 26, 2021, at his residence after a long battle with colon cancer.

Susan Reed was born March 25, 1955, in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. She passed away Aug. 15, 2021, in Nacogdoches, Texas. She lived a remarkable life of love, adventure, song, Christianity, friendship and optimism. 

Colonel William Edward “Bill” Lewis, aged 97, of Kerrville, Texas, peacefully earned his wings on August 15, 2021, at Peterson Regional Medical Center.

Stephen Glenn Cade, 61, went to be with his Savior on Aug. 25, 2021. He passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, at PRMC. Stephen was born to A.E. (Fred) Cade and Ada Lorene Buxton Cade on Dec. 2, 1959, in Kerrville. Throughout his life, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, collecting firea…

Margaret Beth Mitchell, 83, formerly of Wichita Falls, passed away on Aug. 24, 2021, in Kerrville, Texas. 

Elridge Vernon “Elle” Wolle passed away August 19, 2021, in Kerrville, Texas, at the age of 87. He was born December 13, 1933, in San Antonio, Texas, to parents Vernon and Lillian Wolle.

“Grab your coat and get your hat, leave your worries on the doorstep, just direct your feet to the sunny side of the street.”