Obituaries

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Amy Elayne Srkala Jones

Amy Elayne Srkala Jones, 53, of Houston, was born June 16, 1962, passed away Monday, March 21, 2016 at her residence. Before becoming ill, she worked in the Intake Division of the Harris County Sheriff’s Department. Visitation was held Saturday, March 26, from noon till time of the funeral service that began at 1:00 p.m. at Heartfield-Ritter Funeral Home. Interment followed in Sunnyside Cemetery in Calvert. Services were officiated by Pastor Charlie Miller. Pallbearers were Tomas Bernal, Rachel Grant, Quinn Ashworth, James Ringo, Kelli McMahon, and Stephani Short. Amy was preceded in death by her father; Ervin Srkala and her sister; Edith Srkala. Survivors include her mother; Donna Srkala of Houston, her husband; Robert A. Jones of Houston, her daughter and son-in-law; Amanda Eileen and Justin Ferrell of Huffman, her grandchildren; Sierra, Victoria, and Chad. Arrangements were entrusted to Heartfield-Ritter Funeral Home.

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Maugro M. Gomez

Maugro M. Gomez, 65, born April 21, 1950, passed from this life Thursday, March 24, 2016. He is preceded in death by his parents; Pedro and Merced Gomez, Daughter; Sandra Garcia, and siblings; Seniada Perez, Yolanda Lopez, Joe M. Gomez Sr., and Ernestina Duron. He is survived by wife; Mary Lou Ruiz Gomez, His Children; Mario Gomez Sr., Heather Gomez, Dianna Wells, Maugro Gomez Sr., Jami Gomez, Carlos Ruiz, Connie Martinez, Arlin Garcia, and Johnny Perez Jr.; 30 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren, Siblings; Mary Elda McNair, Ninfa Solis, Silvia Montelongo, Jackie Bernal, Pedro Gomez Jr., and Ruben Gomez. Maugro lived in Hearne, Texas for 47 years and worked for GATX for 32 of those years. He also ran a family owned and operated business “Auto Plus” in Hearne, Texas for 25 years.

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Margie Katherine Walker Dibble

Margie Katherine Walker Dibble, 89, of Gause, was born June 30, 1926, passed away at St. Joseph Hospice in Bryan. One of the sayings she liked to use was, “She flew away to be with the Lord”, and this, she herself certainly did on Tuesday, March 22, 2016. Visitation was held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 24 at Heartfield-Ritter Funeral Home. Funeral services were held Friday, March 25 at Gause United Methodist Church with a burial that followed in Gause Cemetery. Services were officiated by Pastor Kenneth Byrd. Pallbearers were Edward Dibble, Matt Dibble, Robbie Dibble, Keith Dibble, Joshua Dibble, and Austin Dibble. Margie was preceded in death by her parents; Herbert Walker Sr. and Marie Crockett Walker, her husband; Samuel E. Dibble Sr., her brothers; Carl Walker and Buddy Walker. Survivors include her sons; Sammy Dibble of Groesbeck, Texas, Michael K.

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Apr

Miguel Angel Santos Gutierrez

Miguel Angel Santos Gutierrez, 21, of Hearne passed away Tuesday, March 15, 2016. Visitation was from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Friday, March 18, at Memorial Funeral Home in Hearne, Texas.

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Mar

Rosie Lee Redmon - Toliver

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18
Mar

Patrick Randall Rushing

Patrick Rushing, 70, of Hearne died Monday, March 14, 2016. He was born on October 12, 1945, in Temple. Funeral services will be held at 11am Friday, March 18, 2016. Visitation will be before service from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at Memorial Funeral home in Hearne. Patrick “Pat”, along with his daughter, was the owner of Joyce’s Florist in Hearne from 1993-2004. He was a huge fan of all sports especially his Alma Mater Baylor. Patrick was preceded in death by his parents: CT and Emma Rushing. He is survived by his wife of 26 years; Betty, four daughters; Melissa, Bobbie, Joni and Carol, and Numerous Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren.
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Mar

Jack Sisson Whitlow

Jack Sisson Whitlow, 79 was born April 10, 1936, of Virginia Beach, Virginia, formerly of Hearne, passed away December 21, 2015 at his home. A gathering of family and friends is set for Saturday, March 19, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. at Heartfield-Ritter Funeral Home in Hearne.
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Mary Garcia Contreras

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Rosie Lee Redmon - Toliver

Rosie Lee Redmon – Toliver was born to the late Matthew and Anna Norwood – Redmon on January 4, 1914. She departed her earthly life on February 13,2016 at Lampstand Health and Rehab. Services were held Saturday, February 20, 2016 starting at 11:00 a.m. at Independent Missionary Baptist Church. Services were led by Rev. Walter Ward, officiated by Rev. Eddie L. Taylor and featured eulogist Rev. W.C. Adams. She is proceeded in death by her husband Ed Toliver; children, Ed Toliver, Jr., Erma Toliver and Earl Toliver; brothers, Oscar and Nathaniel Redmon; son-in-law’s, Rev. Donald F. Adams and Rev. Clifford Warren. She attended Blackshear School and worked various jobs, her last job being at Texas A&M University.

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Mar

Flora Etta Ridgeway Sessums

Flora Etta Ridgway Sessums, a faithful, loving and Godly woman went to be with her Lord and Savior on February 19, 2016 at the age of 86. Flora was born on November 2, 1929 to Joe and Dora Ridgway in El Campo, Texas. She grew up and attended school in Waxahachie, Texas. Flora married J.E. “Shorty” Sessums on July 10, 1948. They were married for 50 years until his death in 1999. Flora was a member of the Sneed Memorial United Methodist Church in Calvert, Texas. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, “Guinea” and friend to many people. Flora was a retired teachers aid. She found joy spending time in her yard, garden, tending to her chickens, going fishing and cooking. Flora is preceded in death by her parents; Joe and Dora Ridgway, her husband; J.E. “Shorty” Sessums of 50 years, a daughter-in-law; Judy Sessums and a special friend, John Skaines, Jr.

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