Obituaries

Fri
08
Jan

Jack Whitlow

Jack Whitlow, 79, passed away peacefully in his home on December 21, 2015 surrounded by his family. He was born in Bryan, Texas on April 10, 1936 to T B and Louise Sisson Whitlow. Jack was a graduate of Baylor University in Waco, Texas with a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Art. He was employed with Austin Engraving in Waco as a commercial artist. He later worked for Texas A&M Press and for the Houston Chronicle. He later moved to Virginia where he was self-employed as a fine artist at Artists-at-Work and the D’ Art Center in Norfolk. He received numerous awards and recognition for his artistic talent. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Hearne, Texas and after moving to Waco became a member of St. Alban’s Episcopal Church where he served on and coordinated the student bus ministry. He is survived by a sister; Jane Brewer of Virginia Beach and niece; Jacqueline Johnson and her husband Kevin of Carthage, Missouri.

Fri
08
Jan

David “Butch” Scott

David “Butch” Scott, age 68, of Bryan, formerly of West, passed away Tuesday, December 29, 2015 in College Station. A rosary was recited at 4:00 p.m. Friday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church of the Assumption in West, with visitation to follow until 6:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated 10:00 a.m. Saturday, January 2, 2016 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church of the Assumption in West. Military Graveside Rites will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Butch was born April 8, 1947 in Waco, the son of Tal and Margaret (Gerik) Scott. He attended St. Mary’s School and was a 1965 graduate of West High School. Butch received his Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from Baylor University in 1973. On August 1, 1967, he was united in marriage to Lou Conner in Amarillo. Butch served his country in the United States Air Force. He worked his entire life in auto sales at Scott Chevrolet in West, Bolton Chevrolet in West, John McLaren Chevrolet in McGregor and Derek Scott Auto Park in Hearne.

Fri
25
Dec

Charles Samuel Bundage

Charles Samuel Bundage, 71 of Hearne, who was born March 2, 1943 passed away December 12,2015. Funeral services are set for 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 26, 2015 at Progressive Missionary Baptist Church, Hearne, Texas. Arrangements and care were entrust to Glenn Mack Funeral Home.

Fri
25
Dec

James Roy Walker

James Roy Walker, 79, born on October 29, 1936, in Robertson County, Texas. Beloved husband of the late Georgie A. Walker, Father of Clifton L. Walker and Brenda A. Davis. Brother of Johnny Walker and Van Walker. Grandfather of Margie A. Johnson, Clifton J. Walker and Amanda M. Holt. Great Grandfather of Leroy Johnson, Mack Johnson and Jayce Holt. Graveside service was December 19, 2015, at Bryan Cemetery Bryan, Texas.

Fri
18
Dec

W. F. “Willie” Sander

W. F. “Willie” Sander, of Hearne, Texas was born August 18, 1916 in Brenham. He passed away on December 7, 2015 at the age of 99. Visitation was set for Thursday, December 10, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Heartfield-Ritter Funeral Home in Hearne. Funeral services were set for Friday, December 11 at 11:00 a.m. at Grace United Methodist Church in Hearne. Willie was a Naval pilot during WW II where he was presented with the Distinguished Flying Cross in 1945. After the war he moved to Hearne where he married Marjorie Beavers and started his business, The W. F. Sander Company. He was a member of the Lumbermen’s Association of Texas for many years. In the 1960’s he was voted president of the Texas Poultry Federation and was well remembered in Hearne for giving hundreds of turkeys he raised each year, as Christmas gifts. He was very active in local, state, and national activities. In 1992 his wife died and shortly after he lost his business in a fire.

Fri
18
Dec

Gary Walter Marin

Gary Walter Marin - September 26, 1946 - November 17, 2015 Memorial Service will be Saturday, December 19, 2015 at10:00 a.m. at Memorial Funeral Home in Hearne, Texas.

Fri
11
Dec

Willie Fred Sander

Willie Fred Sander, 99 of Hearne, who was born August 18, 1916, passed away Monday, December 7, 2015 at St. Joseph Regional Healthcare. He was the owner of The W.F. Sander Company that included a lumberyard in Hearne. A visitation is set for Thursday, December 10, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Heartfield-Ritter Funeral Home. Funeral service is set for Friday, December 11, at Grace United Methodist Church in Hearne. Interment will follow in Norwood Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to Heartfield-Ritter Funeral Home. A full obituary will be in next week’s edition.

Fri
11
Dec

Sallie Tucker Anderson

Sallie Tucker Anderson passed away peacefully Saturday morning, December 5, 2015 at her home in Calvert, Texas. She was born Sallie Dorman Tucker in El Paso, Texas on May 3, 1935, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Calvert Coleman Tucker, where she loved riding gaited horses and which she represented in an Order of the Alamo Coronation. Sallie began her undergraduate studies at Mary Baldwin College and graduated from the University of Texas as a member of Pi Beta Phi with two degrees. She married on December 6, 1958 at the Church of St. Clement in El Paso, and soon thereafter moved to her husband, Wesley’s ancestral home in Calvert, where she raised her four children; Helen Hopkins Anderson Sampson, Catherine Jane Anderson Manterola, William Townsend Anderson, and Calvert Tucker Anderson. Sallie in proceeded in death by her daughter; Helen Hopkins Anderson Sampson, husband; Wesley Anderson and Sallie’s parents; Mr. and Mrs. Calvert Coleman Tucker.

Fri
11
Dec

William J. “Bill” Bradley

William J. “Bill” Bradley, 76 of Hearne, passed away Sunday, December 6, 2015 at a hospice facility in Bryan. A visitation was held Wednesday, December 9, at Heartfield-Ritter Funeral prior to the graveside service that was held at 2:00 p.m. at Norwood Cemetery in Hearne. The graveside service included military honors. Bill was born in Quanah, Texas on December 29, 1938 to Major Terry Bradley and Elizabeth Wilhemina Allen. He was in the U.S. Army and served in Korea and Vietnam. He was foreman for Angelo Iafrate Construction Company. Bill was married to the late Janice E. Bradley who preceded him in death December 19, 2014. Also preceding Bill in death are his parents; Major Terry Bradley and Elizabeth Wilhemina Allen and a brother; Thomas Bradley.

Fri
04
Dec

Mary Sue Lopez

05/26/1948 -11/24/2015 

Memorial Service held Saturday, November 28, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. At Elliott Baptist Church.

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