Obituaries

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27
Nov

Martha Raye King Reynolds

Martha Raye King Reynolds, (September 10, 1938 - November 23, 2014), 76, of Hearne passed away Sunday, November 23, 2014 at St. Joseph Regional Health Center. She was born in Marquez, Texas on September 10, 1938 to Rayborn King and Doris Watson King. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Hearne and belonged to the Quilting Bee in Bryan. A visitation was set for Tuesday, November 25, from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church. Funeral service is set for Wednesday, November 26, at 10:00 a.m. also at the church with interment to follow at Norwood Cemetery. Survivors include her husband, Tommy Reynolds of Hearne; son and daughter-in-law, Tommy Ray and Stacey Reynolds of Franklin; daughter and son-in-law, Gwendolyn & Jack Sluder of Redondo Beach, California; granddaughters and their husbands, Whitney and Travis Garney; Shelby and Brian Meredith. Memorials may be made to Hope Rescue Center in Hearne or to the charity of your choice.

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27
Nov

John Delbert “J.D.” Howard

John Delbert “J.D.” Howard, June 9, 1933 - November 19, 2014. J. D. was a talented man in many fields. He had a strong work ethic. He was knowledgeable in crop production, and could fix any type of vehicle from automobiles to tractors. He was a skilled carpenter and woodworker. Most of all, he knew the cattle business. For many years, he managed show cattle ranches and traveled the show circuit to all the big livestock shows in Texas. Over the last thirty years, until his retirement in 2008, he managed the commercial cattle business at the Holmes Ranch near Cameron, Texas. J.D.

Fri
21
Nov

Mary Jo Cooper

Mary Jo Cooper, 88, of Franklin, Texas passed away on Sunday, November 16, 2014 in College Station, Texas. She
Fri
21
Nov

Alan Darrow Fulton

Alan Darrow Fulton, 67, of Franklin, Texas passed away on Friday, November 14, 2014 in Bryan, Texas. He was born
on March 12, 1947 to Jessie Darrow Fulton and Reba Jeanette McLeroy. He was a graduate of Franklin High School and was self-employed. He was a life-long resident of Franklin and of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his father.
He is survived by his Mother – Reba Fulton of Franklin, Sister – Karen Smitherman of Franklin, Brother and Sister-inlaw
– Kevin and Bethany Fulton of Franklin, Nephews – Stacy Smitherman, Robert Smitherman and wife Christie, and Nieces
– Alicia Grimes and husband Scott and Chelsea Fulton. Graveside services will be held on Sunday, November 16,
2014 at 2:00 p.m. at the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Toby Foreman will officiate
Fri
21
Nov

Mary Helen Wallace

Fri
21
Nov

John L. Hafley

Fri
21
Nov

Michael Garcia Guerra

39 years of Age passed away leaving behind a loving wife Rosa Rodriguez. Visitation will be held Saturday, November 15 from 6:00 p.m. through 8:00 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Home in Hearne. The funeral service will be held Sunday, November 16 at 3:00 p.m. a burial will follow the service at Norwood Cemetery in Hearne
Fri
21
Nov

Sheila Marie Frier

Sheila Marie Frier, 47, of Cameron, Texas and formerly of Franklin, Texas passed away on Sunday, November 16, 2014 at her residence. She was born on April 25, 1967 in Spokane, Washington to Michael Frier and Patty Harcrow Frier. She was a graduate of Franklin High School and a lifetime resident of Robertson County. She was employed with Sanderson Farms as a secretary. She attended the Robertson County Cowboy Church. She is survived by: Daughters – Kayla Marie Tilson of  Franklin, Kathryn Ann Tilson of Franklin, Sons – Jeffrey Spencer Tilson, Jr. of Franklin, Kyle Dalton Tilson of Franklin, Mother – Patty Sundstrom of Cameron, Father – Michael Frier of Palestine, Sister – Marilyn Parker of Franklin, Brother – Robert Frier of Franklin and 1 Grandchild – Jessie K. Putnam Services are pending at this time
Fri
14
Nov

Mary Helen Wallace

Mary Helen Wallace, 93, of Hearne, passed away Monday, November 10, 2014 while residing at Mexia Longterm Care. Arrangements are pending with Heartfield-Ritter Funeral Home

Fri
14
Nov

Hal Baylor Carrington

Hal Baylor Carrington was born in Marquez, TX on April 4, 1924. He was the second son of Royle and Addie Baylor Carrington. He was a 1942 graduate of Marquez High School where he was a fighting Yellowjacket. It was during his freshman year of college at Baylor University, he made a decision that would forever define who he was. He enlisted in the army and became a staff sergeant in the air corps in World War II, stripping the Nazis of their ar resources in the months after the Normandy invasion. He flew high above Germany in the top turret of a B-26 bomber- the “widow-maker.” After V-day he spent some time in San Antonio, and in 1946 he made a decision that would change his life forever. He became an Aggie. He received his degree in Agriculture education in 1949. But all of his accomplishments did not compare to a very special girl who stole his heart back in his

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