Milledge Howard King, age 66, of Brownwood passed away at his residents with his family by his side Monday May 20, 2013.
Services for Milledge will be held at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday May 22, 2013 at Blaylock Funeral Home Chapel with Ryan Smithey officiating, interment will be 2:00 P.M. Thursday May 23, 2013 at Woodland Park Cemetery in Mineral Wells, Texas. Visitation will be held Tuesday evening at Blaylock Funeral Home from 6:00-8:00 P.M.
Milledge was born on March 18, 1947 in Mineral Wells to Bill and Winifred King. He joined the U.S. Navy in 1964 and served 3 tours in Vietnam. He married his loving wife Ginger Barnum King of 23 years in 1989 and they had five kids. In 1990 they moved to Brownwood where he worked for the U.S. Postal Service as a Mailman. Milledge have many hobbies he enjoyed including traveling, reading western books, and he loved reading the Bible.
Milledge leaves behind his wife Ginger King; sons Billy Rodgers and wife Sandra of Coleman, Vyron Funderburk and wife Becky of Rising Star, John Rodgers of Bosier City, LA.; daughters Diana Malmay and husband Roy of Marthaville, LA, Rita Wilson and husband Larry of Rising Star; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sister Lynn Rose James and husband of Irving, Gertrude King Dawson and husband Thurman Eugene Dawson Jr. of Springtown; and brother Homer Pittman Jr. of Waco.
Gerald L.C. Williams Sr., 81, of Bangs left this life on Friday May 17, 2013, surrounded by loved ones. Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at Davis-Morris Funeral Home in Brownwood. Burial will follow at Bangs Cemetery. Visitation was held on Monday at Davis-Morris.
Gerald was born on November 24, 1931. He was married to Lilly Jean Cheesman on December 9, 1950 in Brady.
Gerald is survived by two sons, William Caswell and wife Irene of Bangs and Gerald Williams Jr. of Bangs; two daughters, Betty Seals and husband Jim of Bangs and Barbara Lancaster of Bangs; 15 grandchildren, 45 great grandchildren and 6 great great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death his wife Lilly Jean Williams ; daughter, Judy Ann White: son-in-law, Johnny Lancaster; grandson, Danny Coronado; great grandson, Skylar Seals; his parents, 8 brothers and 2 sisters.
Jack Bennie, age 67, passed away Friday, May 17, 2013 at his home surrounded by his family. Cremation is under the direction of Heartland Funeral Home.
Jackie Wayne Bennie was born on November 2, 1945, in Brownwood, Texas to Marjorie Lee Denton Bennie and Jesse Matlock “Buck” Bennie. He retired from 3M after 34 years in 2002. He served in the US Navy with his last command being on the USS Constellation. A member of VFW and Central Texas Treasure Club, Jack loved metal detecting, fishing, gardening, drinking beer, cook-offs and spending time with friends and family. He was very fond of the Brownwood Community Garden and helped in many ways. Jack had a special place in his heart for his beloved dogs, Candy and Bandit, Hershey, Shadow, Chili and Pester Kitty.
He was preceded in death by his father Buck Bennie, Brother Calvin Bennie and his wife Dorothy, Nephews Douglas and David Jennings, Sister Shirley Jennings and husband Lloyd. Those left to cherish his memory are his wife Janet Ingram Bennie of Brownwood, Children Sherri Salter and Ellis of Brownwood, Christine Bennie Peace of Santa Fe, Tx., Jeffrey Bennie of Brownwood, Bobby Bennie and wife Lisa of Austin, Lisa Bennie Clark of Brownwood, Jeanice Lancaster Padilla and husband Gene of Albuquerque, NM. Grandchildren Brandi Curl of Houston, Jake and Jessica Salter of East Brewton, Alabama, Brandon and Sarah Peace of Santa Fe, Tx., Nicholas Bennie of Brownwood and Grace Bennie of Austin, Victoria and Joel Padilla of Albuquerque, NM., Matthew Padilla of Bernalillo, NM. Great- Granddaughter Lily Beltran of Albuquerque, NM., his mother Marjorie Bennie of Brownwood. He will be sadly missed by Family and Friends. Memorial Service will be held on Friday, June 28th at 7 pm at Jack and Jan Bennie’s Place.
Funeral services for Dr. Paul Louis Fragua, Sr. age 69, of Brownwood, Texas will be held 10:00 AM Wednesday, May 21, 2013 at the Heartland Funeral Home The family will receive friends 6:00 – 8:00 PM Tuesday at the funeral home. He passed away Friday, May 17, 2013 at his residence. Cremation will follow the service.
Paul Louis Fragua was born on September 24, 1943 in Corpus Christi, Texas to Louis A. and Pauline Jonas Fragua. He graduated from Abilene High School, McMurry University and received his Doctorate degree from University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. He worked in Brownwood since 1976 in Obstetrics and Gynecology where he delivered many babies. On August 4, 2000 he married Shirley Fowler in Brownwood. He loved the University of Texas and was a big Brownwood Lions Fan. Later in his life he enjoyed playing bridge with his bridge club.
Wife: Shirley Fragua of Brownwood
Sons: Paul Fragua, Jr. and wife Laura of Arlington, Texas; Forrest Fragua of West Memphis, Arkansas
Step Children: Larry Owings and wife Michelle of May, Texas; Leann Prichard of Gatesville, Texas
A graveside funeral service for Evie Orene Kinsey, age 97, of San Angelo, formerly of Brownwood and Crane, will be at 2:00 PM Monday, May, 20, 2013 in the Rocky Creek Cemetery with Rick Justice officiating.
Orene went to live with Jesus on Thursday, May 16, 2013 in San Angelo. She was born on December 10, 1915 in Carey, Texas to Homer and Alda (York) Kingston.
Orene worked as a cook in the Crane High School cafeteria for 20 years and attended Tabernacle Baptist Church. She leaves many friends in both places.
After retiring from Crane I.S.D., she moved to Brownwood. Orene and her husband D.L. “Kirk” Kinsey loved to fish and camp and they enjoyed their retirement doing that and working in their church, Rocky Creek Baptist.
In March of 2003, Orene moved to San Angelo to live with her daughter. She had Alzheimer’s disease and was a resident at Sagecrest Alzheimer’s Care Center.
Hazel L. Campbell, 73 of Brownwood went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 15, 2013. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM, Sunday, May 19, 2013, at Davis-Morris Funeral Home with Pastor Tim Skaggs officiating. Burial will be private.
Hazel was born on August 21, 1939, in Loraine, Texas to Laymon D. and Lucy Bell Vines. She married Delano “Sonny” Campbell on April 19, 1957 and they came to Brownwood in 1982. Hazel retired after 16 years at Brownwood Middle School where she worked in the cafeteria. She was a member of Coggin Ave Baptist Church who enjoyed sewing, crochet, embroidery, doing puzzles and reading Danielle Steel novels.
Hazel is survived by her husband, Delano “Sonny” Campbell; children, Karen VanderHill and husband Bryan, of Charlotte, North Carolina, Teresa Parvin and husband Rickey, of Brownwood and Sherry McInturf and her partner Clarence of Cypress, Texas; brother, Bill Vines and wife Mary of Gainesville, Texas; sister, Mary Clements of Arlington, Texas; grandchildren, David, James, Reagan, Kelsey, K.C. and great granddaughter, Olivia.
Memorial services for Bryce Zint Reid, DDS, 85 of Brownwood, Texas are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday May 18, in the First Baptist Church in Brownwood. Dr. Richard Jackson, Dr. Rodney McGlothlin and Bill Slaymaker will officiate. A private family burial service will take place at Eastlawn Saturday morning. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Friday, May 17, at Davis Morris Funeral Home in Brownwood.
He passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at the Brownwood Regional Hospital after a recent surgery.
Bryce Zint Reid was born March 26, 1928, in Gonzales, Texas to Rupert Cheatham and Gertrude Zint Reid. He graduated from Gonzales High School in 1946 and was selected to play in the Texas Coaches High School All Star Football game in Corpus Christi in 1946. He graduated from Baylor University in Waco, Texas where he received his BS and MS in Education in 1951. While attending Baylor he was a football Letterman and member of the Baylor Chamber of Commerce. In 1950, he played in the first game at the new Baylor Stadium and played in Baylor's first bowl game-the Dixie Bowl, on January 1, 1949 in Birmingham, Alabama.
Funeral services for Margie Ann Chance, 65, of Brownwood , will be held at 11 am on Friday, May 17, in the Netherton Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Todd King officiating. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 pm on Thursday, May 16, at the funeral home.
Ms. Chance passed away on Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at Brownwood Regional Medical Center .
Margie Ann Baker was born on October 4, 1947, in Brownwood , Texas to Albert Baker and Patty Howser Baker. She was homemaker and a lifelong resident of Brownwood .
Those left behind to cherish her memory are her children, Verna and Mike Anderson of Brownwood , Clarence and Janice Holland of Brownwood , Albert and Dawn Holland of Santa Anna and Philip and Ginger Holland. She is also survived by her brother, Jimmy Baker; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Anna R. Wilkinson Moore, 84, of Bangs, passed away on Friday, May 3, 2013, in a local nursing facility.
Memorial services will be held at 2 pm on Saturday, May 18, at the Church of Christ in Bangs with Michael Light officiating and under the direction of Netherton Funeral Home and Cremations.
Anna Ruth Wilkinson was born on August 5, 1928, at Wallace Creek , San Saba, a daughter of Cleveland Wilkinson and Laura Anna Behrens Wilkinson. She attended school at Wallace Creek , and Married John F. Moore, in Brady Texas in 1949. Anna had worked as a Frame Technician for GTE until she retired. She had lived in Bangs since 1968, moving there from Brady, and was a member of the Church of Christ in Bangs.
Those left behind to cherish her memory are her son; John Randall Moore of Hugeton Kansas ; daughter, Annette Moore Carlozzi of Salem Wisconsin; five grandchildren, Laura Margaret Carlozzi, Nicholas Jordan Carlozzi, Casey Zane Ketterhagen, Lacey J Moore and Kaci DeShae Moore; and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Arthur Wilkinson; her husband, John F. Moore and a daughter, Janet Ruth Moore.