Thyrone “Ty” LaRoy Crow

crow_tyThyrone “Ty” LaRoy Crow, 70, of Brownwood, passed away on October 27, 2012, one week before his 71st birthday.  Ty was born on November 1, 1941, at home on Baker Street here in Brownwood, to R.B. Crow and Rene Dodson Crow. He married Juliana Childs in August of 1982. Ty and his wife lived in Brownwood and Ft. Worth before moving to Lawton Oklahoma to care for her parents. Ty lost his sight several years ago, but he never lost his vision. He graduated from Brownwood High School in 1960, and received his B.S. from San Jose State College. He also became an ordained minister on June 6, 2012.

Those left behind to cherish his memory are his wife, Juliana Crow of Brownwood; his son, Michael Givens of Wichita Falls; a daughter, Joanna Parks Anderson of Brownwood; and a stepson, John Childs, of Abilene; Grandchildren Andrew Parks, Jamie Parks, Connor Anderson, David Childs, Brandan Childs, and Calob Childs; and great-grandson, Sean Parks. He is also survived by his aunts, Lillian Crow Holder and Bonita Petty and his Uncle Roy Dodson; sister in law Jennifer Brown and husband Tom; and his brother in law, James Daubenspeck and wife, Patricia. Ty was also quick to tell people that he had 52 first cousins, many of which will miss him so very much.

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Katherine Thomas

thomas_katherineKatherine Ivy Thomas, age 72, of Lake Brownwood died Friday evening at the Brownwood Regional Medical Center following a lengthy illness.
Her body will be cremated under the direction of Heartland Funeral Home of Early and no public service will be held.
She was born August 31, 1940 in Fairfield, Texas the daughter of Fred and Viola Huckabee Ivy. She was married to Charles Thomas in 1955 in Ropesville, Texas and had been a resident of Brown County since 1974. She was a Licensed Vocational Nurse working at the Brownwood Regional Medical Center for many years prior to his retirement. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Early.
She loved to fish and spend time with the grandchildren and was known for her loving and kind spirit to the patients she nursed.
She is survived by her husband, Charles Thomas of Lake Brownwood

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Lois Pfeifer

pfeiferLois Marie Propst Pfeifer, age 90 of Brownwood, passed away October 25, 2012 at a local nursing home. She was born in Grand Prairie, Texas on July 27, 1922 to Ralph King and Ruby Mae Hannan King. Mrs. Pfeifer was raised in Stamford, Texas and also lived many years in Anson and Abilene before moving to Brownwood in 2007. She spent her last few years at Oakridge Manor.She was a long time member of the Church of Christ.

Mrs. Pfeifer is survived by a sister, Lu Jean Albritton of Oregon, as well as her sons Mike Beach and wife Pat of Missouri, John A. Propst of Brownwood, Lee Alan Propst and wife Lisa of Clyde, and daughter LuAnn Bradshaw and husband Roy of Flower Mound. She is also survived by 15 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren. Numerous nephews and nieces and other relations also survive Mrs. Pfeifer.

She was preceded in death by her son, Art Propst, husband Walter Pfeifer, a great-grandson Benjamin Moore and numerous brothers and sisters.

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Glenda Peel

PeelGlendaLeeFuneral services for Glenda Peel, 73, of Brownwood, will be held at 2 PM on Saturday, October 27, in the Netherton Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Brian Hall officiating.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 PM on October 26, at the funeral home.

Ms. Peel passed away on Wednesday, October 24, 2012, at her home in Brownwood, surrounded by loved ones.

Glenda Lee Holland was born on August 30, 1939, in Waxahachie Texas to Clarence and Stella Holland and was raised and attended school in the Brownwood area. Glenda was known as a very loving and giving person that would help anyone in need. She will be greatly missed by all that knew and loved her.

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Hazel Allen

allen_hazelMrs. Hazel Louise Nicholson Allen passed from this life to meet her Lord on Tuesday, October 23, 2012. Blaylock Funeral Home will be in charge of memorial services. There will be a family visitation on Friday, October 26 from 6:00-8:00 PM and funeral services will be held Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 2:00 PM. A private family interment will be Sunday at Greenleaf Cemetery of Brownwood, Texas.

She was born February 27, 1921 at the family home at Cedar Point Community of Brown County as the third child of the late Franklin Harris Nicholson and Nettie Mae Gifford Nicholson of Brownwood. She was a life time resident of Brownwood, Texas.

She attended school at the one room-one teacher school in Cedar Point and Brownwood High School where she graduated in 1938. In 1963 she graduated from the Brownwood College of Business.

During the war Hazel worked for the War Department in Camp Bowie at the Station Hospital as a clerk typist. In the 50’s and early 60’s she was employed by M&M Children’s Shop in Brownwood. On the completion of her business school she went to work as a secretarial clerk at Ross Manufacturing where she retired after 27 years. While retired she worked part time for Valton Sudderth Law Offices and Jerry Richardson Financial Services.

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Jimmy Bunnell

bunnellJimmy F. Bunnell, 96, went to Heaven on Tuesday October, 23, 2012 at the CARE Nursing Center in Early, Texas. Funeral services will be at 1:00 pm, Saturday, October 27, 2012 at Davis-Morris Funeral Home, 800 Center Ave. in Brownwood, Texas. Visitation will be from 6pm to 8pm, Friday October 26 at Davis-Morris.

Jimmy was born to the late George Frank Bunnell and Leota Cordelia Pemberton on June 27, 1916 in Fort Worth, Texas. He had lived in Brownwood, Texas since 1932 and graduated from Brownwood High School in 1934. Jimmy attended Howard Payne College for 2 years and later joined the Army Air Corp in 1942 where he proudly served our country during WW II until 1946. Jimmy was awarded the American Theater Ribbon, Victory Medal and Good Conduct Medal for his service.

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Billy Roy Jones

JonesBillRoyMemorial services to honor the life of Billy Roy Jones, age 72, of Papalote, TX, will be held at Galloway Funeral home in Beeville, TX at 2:00 on Saturday, October 27th.  Friends and family are invited to gather at Taqueria Vallarta at 1611 Washington Street in Beeville after the services.  This was one of Bill’s favorite eating spots.  Please, come with lots of stories to share.

Local arrangements are under the direction of Heartland Funeral Home of Early.

Bill passed away at a nursing facility in Early, TX on October 18, 2012.  He was born January 23, 1940 in Roxton, TX to William Henry and Synthia Claire (Turner) Jones.  He was the fourth of five children.  He graduated from Cotulla High School in 1958 and went on to graduate from Stephen F. Austin University where he met the love of his life, Donna Lee Croft.  They were married on May 26, 1962 in Ft. Worth and eventually settled at their home on 40 acres near Papalote.

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Euna Belle Frost Everitt

EverittEunaEuna Belle Frost Everitt, a beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother left this life to go see Jesus on Thursday, October 18, 2012 in Brownwood, Texas at the age of 98.   Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Sunday, October 21, 2012 at the First Baptist Church in Early, Texas with Rev. Eddie Ailshie officiating.  Interment will follow at the Holt Cemetery in San Saba County.  The family will receive friends 6:00 – 8:00 P.M. Saturday at the Heartland Funeral Home.

Euna Everitt was born on March 28, 1914 in Holt, Texas in San Saba County to W.H. (Hill) Frost and Minnie Ethyl Baxter Frost.  She was the second of seven children.  Through her life she saw many changes but, never lost her love for God and family.  She was known as Grannie to everyone who met her.  She met her husband John Filmore Everitt, Sr. and they were married January 1, 1939 in Brownwood.  They celebrated 52 years prior to his passing.  Together they owned and operated Everitts Grocery in Brady, Texas for many years.  In 1978, they retired and made their home in Brownwood where she was a member of the Southside Baptist Church.  She loved to garden, fish and travel with her grandchildren.

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Jett Morgan Green

GreenJettJett Morgan Green passed from this life on Thursday, October 18, 2012 after a lengthy battle with cancer.

Services will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, October 27 at the Austin Avenue Church of Christ with Jim Brewer of Lubbock and Jeff McLain of Baton Rouge, LA officiating.  Burial will follow in Eastlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Heartland Funeral Home of Early. Visitation will be held Friday, October 26, from 5 to 7PM at the funeral home.

Jett was born September 15, 1946 in Brownfield, Texas to Jett Morgan Green, Sr. and Othelia Franklin Green Dye.  He attended school in Brownfield and Lubbock, Texas, graduating from Lubbock High School in 1965.  Jett worked in finance and banking, holding various positions before going into the insurance business.  During the mid-1980's, Jett met Vicki Morris, a talkative blonde that stood a foot shorter than him.  They married a year and a half later, in the fall of 1987. Together they raised two children, Eric and Erin.

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Harold Davies

DaviesHaroldMemorial Services for Harold Davies, age 64, of Zephyr, Texas will be held Tuesday, October 23, 2012,  at 2:00 p.m. at Davis-Morris Funeral Home Chapel in Brownwood with Richard Williams officiating. He passed away Thursday, October 18, 2012 at his home in Zephyr. Harold was born on January 20, 1948, in Cisco, Texas to Harold Lee and Jewel Esther (Harrison) Davies.

Harold graduated from Cisco High School and Howard Payne University. He was in the U.S. Army and served with distinction in Vietnam from September 1968 to October 1969. Harold served as a deacon for the Early Church of Christ and Cisco Church of Christ congregations, and was also employed as an Engineer at 3M at the time of his passing.

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