David was born on October 18, 1936 in Atresia, New Mexico to Robert and Lela Teel. He passed away on Friday, December 7, 2018. Visitation will be all day, Friday, December 14, 2018 at First Baptist Church with family present from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. A memorial service will be held at 10:00 am, Saturday, December 15, 2018 at the First Baptist Church in Junction. Arrangements are by West Texas Cremation.
Marlyn Roland was born on December 17, 1950 in Lafayette, Indiana to Charles and Patricia Widner. She passed away on Sunday, December 2, 2018. Services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are by West Texas Cremation.
Con was born on January 30, 1950 in Abilene, Texas to Harold and Constance Hartman. He passed away on November 29, 2018. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 pm, Saturday, December 8, 2018 at Rio Concho Manor. Arrangements are by West Texas Cremation.
He is survived by his son, Wade Hartman; and his daughter, Leslie Dowdy.
Merrill Edwin White was born December 3, 1931 in Logan, West Virginia. The oldest of 4 children Merrill grew up in rural West Virginia fostering an acute appreciation of the outdoors with an emphasis on astronomy, hiking, boating and nature. After graduating from Logan High School in 1948, Merrill immediately enlisted in the United States Air Force (USAF) stationed at Carswell AFB, Fort Worth, TX serving two tours as a radio operator until his honorable discharge in 1957. After a brief stent as a civilian Merrill re-entered the military this time fulfilling his passion for the sea by joining the United States Coast Guard where he served as a Radioman with distinction from 1961-65. Finally finishing his career after serving 3 tours back in the USAF as a Procurement Supervisor he retired from military life for good in 1970 as a SSgt (E5). Merrill traveled the world in the military from Hawaii to the Philippines to stateside duty stations in Arizona, Florida, Mississippi, Ohio and Texas to name a few. As a civilian he worked as a skilled factory laborer throughout the United States as his wandering soul carried him to may scenic destinations throughout America. A voracious reader of literature, an amateur radio operator, a budding astronomer and a dedicated outdoorsman Merrill led a complete life retiring back in San Angelo, Texas fairly close to where his military career all started in Fort Worth, TX. Merrill was proceeded in death by his father, Merle White; his Mother, Ruby Freeman-White; his sister, Aretta White-Phiropoules; his brother, James White; and his sister Vendetta White-Salvati. He is survived by his niece, Rebecca Salvati-Stephens; and nephew, Nicholas Salvati. Merrill's remains will be interned at Riverside National Veterans Cemetery in Riverside, CA.
Isaac Booth Pate, Ike to friends and family, was born on January 13, 1929, in Columbus, Mississippi to Marvin and Lena Pate. He graduated from Sweetwater High School and attended Howard Payne University in Brownwood, TX on an athletic scholarship where he excelled as a Golden Glove boxer and track star.
Ike owned and operated Sportsman’s Lodge Marina on Oak Creek Lake from 1959 to 1982, when he retired and sold the business to his son. He loved the lake and always had a “fishing story” to share. He and wife Darlene continued to live on the lake after their retirement. He loved talking to people, sharing his funny stories, but the family and close friends knew better than to discuss religion or politics with Ike.
Ike married the love of his life, Darlene Drewery, on May 28, 1949 in Sweetwater, Texas. She preceded him in death after 62 years of marriage. He was also preceded in death by his parents, sisters Velma Morris and Ann Huebel; along with brothers James Pate who was killed in WWII, and Floyd Pate.
He is survived by son Randall Pate and wife Ann of Blackwell, TX; Deborah Mulanax and husband Leonard of Sweetwater, TX; Lynn Pate of Bronte, TX; five grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren, and one sister Ruth Pate of Port Arthur, TX.
Above all, Ike loved the Lord, and was a loving husband to his wife, a wonderful Dad to his children and grandchildren, and a great friend to many.
Ike passed from this life to the glories of Heaven on November 25, 2018, after a short illness. Graveside services will be held November 28, 2018, at Fort Chadbourne Cemetery.
August 06,1945 ~ November 14,2018
On November 14, 2018, Clara Sue Haas Pyle, our beloved Guma, left her pain and suffering in this world and passed into her loving Lord's arms surrounded by her family.
Clara Sue was born in Donna, Texas to George and Velma Haas on August 6, 1945. She was a graduate of Donna High School in 1963. She earned her Bachelor's degree in Accounting from Angelo State University in 1992. She retired early at age 62 from Gossett, Harrison, Millican, and Stipanovic, P.C. Law Firm to care for her grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, George W. Haas, Sr. and Velma M. Gerber Haas; her siblings Joe E. Haas, Leila Haas Hoskinson, and George W. Haas, Jr.; great-grandchild Lovley Pyle; mother-in-love Dortha Zelena Pyle Bristol; sister-in-love Patsy Pyle McKaughan; and brothers-in-law: Myrlos Waters, Don McKaughan, Leslie Rhodes, and Alvin Hoskinson.
She is survived by her daughters and their spouses: Susan Pyle Pittman (Dan), Michelle Pyle Service (Scott), and Renee Pyle Spieker (Tres); her grandchildren: Dorothy Pittman Yrios (Randy), Brian Pittman Grimsley (Megan), Melissa Pittman Wood (Justin), Zachary Pyle (Whitney), Devin Blair, Meagan Pittman, and Seth Blair (Rebecca); Elizabeth Williams, Dalton and Colt Service; Austin Fitzgibbon and Justin Pyle; her great-grandchildren: Randi Yrios; Kylie and Lexie Wood; Oakley, Naraa, Huxley, and Connley Pyle; Addisyn Blair and Emerson Morgan; Aiden, Abigail, and Jameson Blair; honorary daughters: Amy Adams Wolslager and Pam Kirk; honorary granddaughters: Zoie Allen and Brittany McGuire; sisters-in-love: Judy Haas Day, June Pyle Waters, Jolene Pyle Rhodes, and Barbara Pyle Waters; and many special cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends.
The family sends special thanks to Dr. John Hunt, Rio Concho Manor and Terrace, Baptist Memorial Rehabilitation, Intrepid Home Health, and Kindred Hospice for their loving care.
There will be a private family memorial held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, Clara requested donations to be made to her grandson, Zachary Pyle, at https://bbfimissions.com/bbfi-missionaries/ > Look Up By Missionary > Pyle, Z. to further his family's service to the Lord in Ulan Baatar, Mongolia.
Arrangements are by West Texas Cremation.
.Macario Perales, 52, died on Sunday, October 7, 2018. He was born in Cochran County to Frank and Adelina Perales. Services are pending at this time. Arrangements are by West Texas Cremation.
He is survived by his son, Macario Enrique Perales; sisters, Alicia Trinidad, Ana Belia Perales; brothers, Bobby Perales, Joe Ray Perales and Rudy Perales.
Carl Young, 78, died on Monday, October 8, 2018. Carl was born in Brady, Texas to Ivy and Bertha Young. Memorial Services will be held at 11:00am, October 12, 2018 at the San Angelo Cowboy Church. Arrangements are by West Texas Cremation.
He is survived by his wife, Glenda Young; brother, Don Young; daughters, Kary Phipps, Lynda Young; stepson, J.D. Martin; stepdaughter, Tami Rodgers; granddaughter, Kristy Nowlain; grandsons; Jerrick Warden, Trent Phipps and Cody Minton.
Oscar Clyde Estes, 76, died Thursday, October 4, 2018. He was born in Eden, Texas to Oscar and Aurora Estes. There are no services at this time. Arrangemnets are by West Texas Cremation.
He is survived by his sisters, Lelah Barret, Linda Holler; brother in law, Charles Holler; numerous nieces and nephews.
Oscar is preceded in death by his brother in law, Bill Barret.
Randy Jordan Reyes, 22, passed away Sunday, September 30, 2018. Jordan was born December 18,1995.
From a very early age he developed his love of soccer. He began playing at the age of 4 for the SASA. He continued to develop his skills as a soccer player and at age 10 went on to play competitive soccer with Coach Lamm and the SA Elite team.During high school he played for the Lake View Chiefs. He was part of the Chief soccer team that won 3 district championships and was the 2nd leading scorer in Lake View History with 78 goals in his 3 years as a varsity player.
Jordan was coached by Clayton Hubbert. Jordan graduated from Lake View High School in 2014 and continued to try to make his dream of playing soccer on a professional level. He was invited to try out for the Kansas City team and then also for an international league. Locally Jordan played alongside his brother for the Mexican Soccer League. Recently their team Manchester United won the league championship. Jordan was given the trophy and as always he brought it to his bluemom and said, “here blue this is for you”. Jordan was a loving sweet soul who met the love his life when he held his son Niko for the first time. Niko was his pride and joy and he did all he could to show his son the love he felt for him. Jordan worked for many years at Pizza Hut on Chadbourne and more recently with Proctor Masonry.
Randy Jordan Reyes is survived by his parents Randy Reyes and Jessica Suarez, his brother Koby Reyes, beloved son Nickoli Zane Reyes, fiancee Sonya Mireles and stepson Zachariah Mireles. He is also survived by his grandparents Ruben and Alma Reyes and Antonio and Christina Suarez. Cherishing his memory will also be numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, coaches, teammates and friends.
A celebration of life will be held at Jordan’s favorite place, his bluemom and grandpa’s home.
Don’t cry for me, I’m not gone.
My soul is at rest, my heart lives on.
Light a candle for me to see
And hold on to my memory.
But save your tears
For I am still here, by your side through the years
Johnny Lee Clay, father, grandfather, brother, Vietnam veteran, and former Park
Manager of Lake Georgetown and Granger Lake, died Monday, September 17, 2018, in
San Angelo. He was 76. A service to celebrate his life will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday,
October 6, in the Sanctuary of First Presbyterian Church of Georgetown.
Johnny was born July 21, 1942, in Okemah, Okla., to Curtis Lee and Charlene
Clay, who preceded him in death. He was also preceded by a brother, Jimmy Dale Clay.
Johnny graduated from Odessa High School in 1961 and attended Central State
College in Oklahoma and Texas Tech.
After marriage in 1963 and working as a camera store manager in Lubbock,
Johnny enlisted in the U.S. Army in March 1966 and requested deployment to Vietnam.
He served with 4th Admin Co., 4th Infantry Division, in the Central Highlands of
Vietnam. After three years of service, he left the Army and re-enrolled in college. He
completed an associate degree at Tarrant County Junior College.
While working full time for the Ft. Worth District of the U. S. Army Corps of
Engineers (USACE), he attended the University of North Texas and earned a bachelor’s
degree, cum laude, in geography and biology in December 1978. He received UNT’s
Ernst Kapp Award for Excellence in Geography his senior year. He was also inducted
into Gamma Theta Epsilon geography honor society that year.
Johnny started his federal government career with USACE in Texas in 1970 as a
laborer at Grapevine Lake, where he remained until 1978, rising through the ranks to
reservoir worker, park technician and eventually park ranger. In 1978 he was promoted
to Park Manager of Lewisville Lake. In 1980 he assumed park and lake duties at the
new Lake Georgetown and Granger Lake. Both lakes are USACE reservoirs on the San
Gabriel River. Johnny was host for Texas and national politicians and dignitaries
visiting the new lake and reservoir after its opening. While at Georgetown, he led a task
force that developed the first automated bookkeeping system for use at lakes in the Ft.
Worth District. He was named Park Manager at Waco Lake in 1992 and retired in 1999.
During his years in Georgetown, Johnny was active as a Georgetown Soccer
Association girls coach, with his brother-in-law Conny Curtis, and as a girls Little
League softball coach, with his sister, Marty Curtis. He also played on a men’s soccer
His hobbies were flying (he held a pilot’s license), bicycling, soccer, carpentry,
computers and photography. He owned many cameras and lenses and shot amazing
photos, including aerials of Lubbock after the devastating F5 tornado in May 1970. He
rode his bicycle for miles around Central Texas and later West Texas, when he moved
to Midland after retirement.
Johnny is survived by three sisters: Martha (Marty) Clay Curtis, Georgetown,
Jane Clay Noordam (John), Fairview, and Susy Clay Warren (Dale), Stephenville; two
daughters, Misty Clay Gandy (Bradley), Eden, and Crystal Clay Campbell (Derrick),
Corinth. He is also survived by seven grandchildren: Devon, Jim and Tatum Kinnibrugh,
and Dalen, Brynnan, Peyton and Isabella Campbell. He is also survived by numerous
nieces and nephews; aunt Lorene Karelis, Yuma, Ariz.; former wife Reda Clay, Burnet;
and John Mark Kinnibrugh, Garden City, former son-in-law.
Those wishing to honor Johnny’s life with a memorial are asked to consider
donating to the Alzheimer’s Association, www.alz.org.
Mary Helen Hernandez Cary, 74, died Wednesday, September 12, 2018. Private memorial services will be held in Fort McKavett. Arrangements are by West Texas Cremation.
She is survived by her husband, John Cary; children, Anna Baker, Paul Baker, and Trina Ellingwood; siblings, Lisa Calderon, Elfida Hernandez and Grace Heinze; grandchildren, Christopher Baker, Dallas Baker, Danielle Plaxton, Stacey Ellingwood, Zoey Ellingwood, and Esai Gonzales; great grandchildren, Jordan Ostrander and Jamie Spears.
Kaye Newcomb, 67, died Sunday, September 2, 2018. Memorial services will be Held at Brookdale South at a later date for Her "Kids" and a Celebration of Life will be held in Temple TX in October. Arrangements are by West Texas Cremation.
She is survived by her sons, Roger Henson and Wife Cydni and Shayne Newcomb and Wife Kristen; grandchildren, Tiffany Ellwanger, Christina Archer and husband Joshua, Cody Henson, Cathrine Hearod and Husband Dakota, Ty Henson, Caleb Newcomb, Hailey Newcomb, and Braydon Newcomb; great grandchildren, Aidon and Celes Cole (Tiffany); sisters, Nancy Shattuck, Helen Odell and Husband Johnny, Dee and Bobby Chesser; and brother, Donald Newcomb.
Mike R. Johnston, 62, of San Angelo, Texas, went to be with the Lord, after a hard fought battle with cancer on Monday, September 3, 2018.
Mike was born on November 21, 1955, in Pampa, Texas, to Dale and Shirley Johnston.
He was preceded in death by his father and step mother, Dale and Marilyn Johnston and his brother, Timmy Lee Johnston.
Mike was a loving generous man to all, loved everything with all of his heart. He was man of many talents. Some may say he was a, “jack of all trades.” He was a hard worker and dedicated husband; father, brother, uncle, grandfather and friend. Mike will forever be missed by many.
He is survived by his wife Mardena Johnston; daughter, Mandee LaBounty and husband Brian of San Antonio, TX, two sons, Michael Wendt and wife Teri of San Angelo, TX and Matthew Woods and fiancé Kaci of McAlister, OK, daughter, Macalee Mills and fiancé Drew of San Angelo, TX. Three brothers, Jack Johnston and wife Tammy of McLean, TX, Eddie Wayne Watson and wife Wendy of Cheyenne, OK and Billy Watson and wife Betty of Poteet, TX. Three sisters, Kelly Stromski and husband Randy of Oklahoma City, OK, Cindy Garrison and fiancé Robert of Guernsey, WY and Chris Riggs and husband Jim of Wichita, KS. Grandchildren, Alexis McLain and husband Drew, Zachary and Ava LaBounty, Zypher, Gracie and Camden Wendt, Alina Tackett, Ryleigh Stephens, Matthew and Michael Torres, aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and many friends.
Memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, September 8, 2018, at The San Angelo Cowboy Church, 4015 North Chadbourne St.
Mike and his family would like to give thanks to Hospice of San Angelo and a very special thanks to Shirley, Debbie, Dena, Charlene, Maggie, Dr. David Cummings and his staff. Thank you for all you exceptional care and loving hearts!
Patricia Nadine Lackey, 73, died Friday, July 20, 2018. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, July 28, 2018 at the Cowboy Church located at 4001 N. Chadbourne. Arrangements are by West Texas Cremation.
She is survived by her children, Belinda Torres, Bobby Kolb, Paula Hill, and Dusty Large; grandchildren, Quintion Allen , Mario Torres, James Bradley , Cody Eden, Toby Ohlemacher, Dana Large, Chad Leach, Staci Leach, Matthew Large, Josh Large, Jacob Large and Jared Lohse; great grandchildren, Tristen Allen, Shailynn Allen, Nikki Allen, Elijah Allen, Abby Flores, Alliana Torres. Grayson Eden, Lilly Ohlemacher, Coltin Large, Jatin Large, Kelsie Jordan, Kaylina Jordan, Colby Jordan, Hailey Leach, Koltyn Robertson, Ashlynn Large, Hadley Large, Jaxton Large, Mavrick Large and Kolby Large; nieces, Lyvonda Price and Denise Phillpi; nephews, Shawn Sheffield and Heath Chesser.
Layne Hopper, 48, died Thursday, July 12, 2018. Services are pending at this time. Arrangements are by West Texas Cremation.
He is survived by his sons, Adam Hopper and Jonathan Hopper; parents, Bob and Maycene Hopper; parents, Roy and Debbie Phillips; brothers, Mark Gunter, Bobby Hopper, Allen Hopper; sisters, Starla Hopper, Jessica Phillips and Shannon Phillips Peterman.
He was preceded in death by son, Randy; and sister, Alicia.
Kenneth Earl Allen, 75, died Friday, June 29, 2018. Services are pending at this time. Arrangements are by West Texas Cremation.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Allen of Ballinger; children, Brent Allen and wife, Latresha of Ballinger; Rhonda Kresta and husband, Clyde of Ballinger; Cheryl King and husband, Carl of Ballinger; Keith Allen and wife, Betsy of Gholson; Shawn Allen of Tulia; Misty Avant of Rockwall and Russell Allen of Plano; grandchildren, Alyssa and Matt Nanninga, Kelsey Allen, Jessica and Ross Lemons, David Kresta, and wife, Jessie, Stephen King, Meagan King, Scott Allen, Tiffany Allen, Felicia Avant, Haleigh Avant, Alexa Garcia and husband, Clyde, Harli Allen, Baylee Allen, Rebecca McDonald; and numerous great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father, Kenneth C. Allen; mother, Margaret Blanton; and son, Robin Allen.
Peggie Sessom, 74, died Tuesday, June 26, 2018. No services are planned at this time. Arrangements are by West Texas Cremation.
She is survived by her son, John Sessom, Jr.; daughters, Sylena Sessom and Kala Sessom; sisters, Mary Jo Wolslager, Ramona Lane and Pam Henderson; grandchildren, Frank Garza III, Kenneth Sessom, Catlin Sessom, Branndi Sessom, Brittni Heflin, Timothy Longoria, John Longoria and Brandon Sessom; great grandchildren, Kayden Heflin, Colton Heflin, Gabriel Volk, Kerstin Perez, and Mason Longoria.
Carl Beasley, 67, died Thursday, June 14, 2018. Private services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are by West Texas Cremation.
He is survived by his brother, Charles Beasley and family; sister, Carol McLaughlin and family.
Betty Jean (BJ) Griffin, 71, died Saturday, June 2, 2018. Celebration of life will be held at a later date. Arrangements are by West Texas Cremation.
She is survived by her husband, Kenneth Griffin; daughter, Sheri Baldwin; sister, Robyn Gauvreau; niece, Jackie Henley; granddaughter, Megan Self; great grandson, Mason Self.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to Kindred Hospice of San Angelo or the American Cancer Society.
Vivian Blaine Shields, 71, died Monday, June 4, 2018. A memorial gathering will be held from 12-2 p.m., Saturday, June 16, 2018 at Assumption of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church in the Parish Hall, 801 Monticeto Dr., San Angelo, TX. Arrangements are by West Texas Cremation.
She is survived by her husband, William Shields; sons, Mark I. McDaniel and wife Kristen, Mathew McDaniel and wife Amy and Christopher M. McDaniel; siblings, Jeff Wooten, Vickie Wooten and Ronnie Ault; grandchildren, Declan, Ellery, Will and Alexa.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations to be made to a charity of your choice.
Donna McCulloch, 59, died Saturday, June 2, 2018. Memorial services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at First Baptist Church in Haskell, Texas,
Survivors include her two daughters, Ebony McCulloch of San Angelo and Rochelle McCulloch of Haskell; two sons, L.J. McCulloch and wife Bethany of Georgetown and D.J. McCulloch and wife Bailey of Burkburnett; father, Daniel Hoover of Haskell; two brothers, Keith Hoover of Haskell and Darryl Hoover and wife Melissa of Shepherd; eleven grandchildren, Caitlan, Jayla, Jessica, Shayla, T.J., Levi, Kadrian, Aliyah, Natalie, Kamryn, and Trinity; one great grandchild, Miya; and numerous cousins, nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.
Sylvia Janet Branson, 71, died Saturday, May 26, 2018. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are by West Texas Cremation.
She is survived by her husband, Robert Branson; son, Brad Branson.
Charles Thomas Clauson, 61, died Tuesday, May 15, 2018. There will be no services. Arrangements are by West Texas Cremation.
He is survived by his wife, Sheila Clauson; son, Charles Thomas Clauson Jr.; daughter, Nicole Clauson; grandson, Colt Thomas Clauson; granddaughter, Ceirra Mae Clauson; grandson, Charles Thomas Clauson III (Tripp); grandson, Ethan Michael Clauson; daughter-in-law, Esther Etienne Clauson.