Robert “Bob” Armour, age 74, of Brownwood passed away Tuesday, February 25, 2014 after a long battle with Leukemia.
Graveside Services with full Military Honors for Bob will be held at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, March 1, 2014 at Bangs Cemetery with Richard Hetzel officiating. Visitation will be held Friday evening from 5-7 P.M. at Blaylock Funeral Home.
Bob was born on September 10, 1939 to John and Anna (Gramm) Armour in Harrisburg, PA. After high school he joined the United States Air Force in 1958, serving two tours in Vietnam. Bob retired from the US Air Force as a Master Sergeant in 1979 after 21 dedicated years. Bob attended college after the Air Force receiving two Master Degrees in Business Management and also became a Licensed Realtor. He worked for the US Postal Service in Abilene, Texas and retired after 13 years. He has been a lifetime member of the VFW and American Legion. He was a mason. Bob loved fishing and gambling, and his dog, Bitty.
Bob is survived by his wife of 31 years, Wanda Armour of Brownwood; sons, Bob Armour, Jr. and wife Launa of Scottsdale, AZ, Donald Henderson and partner David Repplinger of Dallas, Mike Armour of Phonenix, AZ, Joe Watson of Longview, Jerry Watson of Emory, and Terry Henderson and wife Kim of Bangs; daughters, Dawn Lee Olsen and husband Randy of Peoria, AZ and Dawn Marie Dyer and husband Todd of Paso Robles, CA; brother, John Armour and wife Cindy of Sacramento, CA; eight grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and two on the way.
Walter Lee Bailey, Sr, age 74, of Brownwood entered the gates of Heaven Tuesday, February 25, 2014 after a long illness.
A Celebration of his life will be held at 2:00 P.M., Friday, February 28, 2014 at Blaylock Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Richard Ivy officiating, interment will follow at Cedar Point Cemetery with Military Honors. Visitation will be held Thursday evening from 4-7 P.M. at Blaylock Funeral Home.
Walter was born on October 25, 1939 to Joe and Thelma (Huckobey) Bailey in Brownwood, Texas. He graduated from Brownwood High School in 1958. After high school Walter joined the United States Army in 1959, he was a Helicopter Crew Chief Mechanic. He proudly served in Vietnam from 1967 to 1968. He retired from the US Army in 1994 after 23 loyal years. He and his wife Linda married on October 1, 1982 in Brownwood, Texas. Walter was a member of the Masonic Lodge #806 and a past Master. He attended Shiloh Bible Church for many years.
Funeral services for Rose Marie Northrup, 43, of Brownwood, will be held at 2 pm on Friday, February 28, in the Netherton Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Brian Hall officiating.
Interment will follow in Greenleaf Cemetery under the direction of Netherton Funeral Home and Cremations. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 pm on Thursday, February 27, at the funeral home.
Ms. Northrup passed away on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 in Fort Worth.
Rose Marie Garza was born on October 13, 1970, to Isaias Garza and Alicia Herrera Garza in Coleman, Texas. She graduated from Santa Anna High School and went on to be an LVN. She had lived in Brownwood for the last seven years, moving here from Santa Anna.
Funeral services for Billy Lynn Carter will be Monday, February 24, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. in the Early First Baptist Church. With Rev. Eddie Ailshie officiating. Interment will follow at the Jordan Springs Cemetery Brown County, Texas. Visitation will be Sunday at Heartland Funeral Home Early, Texas.
Billy passed away Friday evening at Oakridge Manor in Brownwood. He was born July 20, 1944 in Sweetwater, Texas to Edd and Lucille Stuart Carter. He graduated high school from Roby, Texas in 1962. On January 4, 1964 Billy and Loretta Cave were married at Hobbs, Texas. He was a member of Early First Baptist Church where he served as a deacon, Royal Ambassador Director, taught Sunday School and Training Union. Billy was very involved in church mission work, serving in Monclova and Saltillo, Mexico. He helped build a church in Elko, Nevada. He helped with the clean-up efforts after hurricane Katrina in Louisiana.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Mario “CHIEF” Bernal, age 56 of Brownwood, Texas will be held 11:00 AM Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at St. Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church. Interment will follow in the Greenleaf Cemetery. Rosary will be recited 7:00 PM Tuesday at Heartland Funeral Home in Early, Texas. Mr. Bernal passed away suddenly, Saturday, February 22, 2014 at his residence.
Mario was born in Muzquiz, Coahuila, Mexico on December 8, 1957. On June 22, 2000, he married Gracie Ballejo in Brownwood. He worked in the concrete business and was a rock layer. Mario was a member of St. Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church and had resided in Brownwood for many years. He will always be remembered for his great sense of humor. Always making people laugh with his jokes and he loved his work in masonary, concrete.
He is survived by his wife of 16 years Gracie Bernal of Brownwood; sons Mario Bernal Jr and Luis Angel Bernal of Brownwood; daughters Diana &Juan AntonioRodriguez of Early, Crystal and Chris Buitron of Brownwood; step daughters Gracie and Rick Garza of Brownwood, Juana and Daniel Pineda of Brownwood; Consuelo Castaneda and fiancee Alvaro Gonzalez of Stephenville, Texas; his mothersMaria Bernal of Ft. Stockton and Sophia Garcia Hernandez of Muzquiz, Coahuila;nine sistersMaria Hernandez of Ocampo, Coahuila, Oralia Hernandez of Ocampo, Coahuila, Rosa Bernal of Midland, Ermelinda Garcia of Grand Prairie, Dolores Bernal of Ft. Stockton, Matilde Bernal of Gardendale, Paola Hernandez of Muzquiz, Coahuila, Isabel Luna Garcia of Muzquiz, Coahuila, Sandra Luna Garcia Cd.Acuna, Coahuila; eight brothers Daniel Bernal of Slayton, Jesus Bernal of Brownwood, David Bernal of Ft. Stockton, Macario Bernal of Gardendale, Eraclio Bernal of Cd.Acuna, Coahuila, David Bernal Jr. of Fort Stockton, Rodolfo Bernal of Ft. Stockton, Isaac Samudio Garcia of Cd.Acuna, Coahuila; grandchildren Marissa Jaquez, Marco Jaquez and Mya Buitron; step grandchildren Sergio Castillo Jr., Manuel Castillo, Tiffany Castillo, Luis Castillo, Daniel Pineda Jr., Sebastin Pineda, Aliza Maldonado, Ricardo Maldonado Jr. Numerous nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services for Newell Burl Parsons will be Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 11:00 AM in the Heartland Funeral Chapel, Early, Texas. Interment will follow at Eastlawn Memorial Park Early, Texas.
Visitation will Friday February 21, 2014 from 6-8 PM at Heartland Funeral Home. Mr. Parson passed away Thursday in Brownwood, Texas.
He was born January 5, 1924 in Coleman, Texas to Frank and Lou Cupps Parsons. He was a member of the Civilian Conservation Corp. building many state parks and other construction projects. He served his country in the United States Army during WWII stationed in Italy. He was a member of Coggin Avenue Baptist Church. Newell loved to fish, sit on the porch, and take road trips. He was a lifetime resident of Brown County. On January 14, 1943 he and Edith Goodgion, were married in Brown County, Texas. She was the love of his life.
He is survived by three sons; Troy Parsons, Ricky Parsons, and Ivan Parsons all of Brownwood, his daughter-in-law Linda Parsons of Bangs. He is also survived by two sisters; Muriell Lappe of Brownwood and Dorothy Goodgion of Lake Brownwood, ten grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, one great great-grandchild, several sister-in-laws, numerous nieces and nephews.
Georgia Treviño, a loving devoted mother, sister, grandmother (granny), aunt and friend died peacefully February 20, 2014 in Dallas, TX. Georgia was born May 25, 1925, in Lometa, TX and a lifetime member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.
Preceded in death by husband, Ynosencio R. Treviño; parents Alejo and Leandra Salazar, sister Isabel Salazar; brother Felix Salazar.
Survived by: her children, Mary and Alex Guzman of Irving, TX, Ray and Jan Treviño of Brownwood, TX, Linda and Bill Greenlee of Keller, TX, Pete Treviño and Dwight Hake of Dallas, TX; grandchildren, Mario and Leandra Guzman of Irving, TX, Danny and Teri Treviño of Austin, TX, Alisha Mello of Ft. Worth, TX, William and Kim Treviño of Dallas, TX, Jaime Landers of Arlington, TX, Shannon Landers of Stephenville, TX; great-grandchildren, Sophia and Fiona Treviño, Noah Collins, and Larryssa Pierson; sister, Sara Salazar and brother, Tony Salazar of Euless, TX.
Visitation will be held Friday, February 21, 2014, from 6:00pm until 8:00pm, with a rosary service beginning at 7:00pm, at Davis-Morris Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be Saturday, February 22, 2014, at 2:00pm, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church of Brownwood. Burial will follow in Greenleaf Cemetery.
Kenneth Carr, age 81, of Brownwood passed away February 19, 2014 at Brownwood Regional Medical Center. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, February 22, 2014 at Blaylock Funeral Home Chapel with Steve Baker officiating, interment will follow at Rising Star Cemetery. Visitation will be held prior to service from 9-10 a.m.
Kenneth was born on August 17, 1932 to Claude Wayland and Vivian (McKinney) Carr in Bronte, Texas. Kenneth served in the US Army during the Korean War. He moved to Brownwood in 1993. He loved garage selling and reading books.
He is survived by his children, Glenn Carr, Claudine Carr, and Vivian Carr Izer; sister, Freddie (Carr) Lee; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, aunts, and cousins.
Kenneth was preceded in death by his wife, Edna Carr; son, Wayne Carr; two sisters; and one brother.
Linda Lee Clowdus, age 69, of Brownwood passed away Thursday, February 20, 2014 at Senior Care of Brownwood after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease.
Services for Linda will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 22, 2014 at Coggin Ave. Baptist Church with Bill Allen officiating, interment will follow at Greenleaf Cemetery. Visitation will be held Friday evening from 6-8 at Blaylock Funeral Home.
Linda was born to William Thomas Rampy and Georgia Lee Rampy in Abilene, Texas on August 12, 1944. The family moved to Brownwood when she was three years old. Linda graduated from Brownwood High in 1962. In 1960 Ken Clowdus came to Howard Payne, while a student at HPU he worked at Swartz Café where he first met Linda. During her senior year of high school Linda and Ken started dating. After high school she attended HPU for one year and then began working for the Texas Dept. of Transportation District Office. In January of 1964 Ken and Linda married. She worked for TxDOT until retirement in 1994.