Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home North

At Weed-Corley-Fish, we’ve helped families honor their loved ones for over a hundred years. All of our conveniently-located chapels are peaceful, soothing places for your family and friends to gather for remembrance and recollection. And our dedication to your comfort, attention to detail, and honor for local traditions assure you of the most dignified and personalized services as you plan your tribute.


Our Obituaries

Marie Hurley Hendrick

January 17, 2019

Marie Hurley Hendrick passed away peacefully at her home the morning of Thursday, January 17th at the age of 80. Visitation will be at Weed-Corley-Fish at 3125 N. Lamar Blvd on Sunday from 2-4pm. Funeral services will be held at St. Theresa's Catholic Church located at 4311 Small Drive in Austin on Monday, January 21st at 3pm. Marie is survived by son, William L. Hendrick and wife,...
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Doris Jean Finkelstein

January 27, 1925 - January 16, 2019

Doris passed away peacefully on January 16, 2019, at her home surrounded by family eleven days before her 94th birthday. Doris was a second generation Austinite and extremely proud of her Swedish heritage. Long before it was fashionable for women to have careers, Doris helped set the standard for working mothers. Doris was married to Willard for 48 years, who passed away in 2000. She was in...
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John J. McKetta, Jr

October 17, 1915 - January 15, 2019

John J. McKetta Jr., known by friends as "Johnny" and by family as "Djiedo," left his loving family on January 15, 2019. He was 103. Johnny was born to John and Mary Gelet McKetta on October 17, 1915, in the coal mining hamlet of Wyano, Pennsylvania. He grew up in a series of Western Pennsylvania coal towns, speaking only Ukrainian until he attended first grade. After graduating from high school,...
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Allen Jay Gunning

November 28, 1938 - January 12, 2019

Loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather Born: November 28, 1938 Boulder, Colorado To: Harold and Bonnie Gunning Baptized: April 17, 1949 Countryside Christian Church Mission, KS Married: Lutanna Markham August 5, 1960 St. Charles...
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Dorothy Lillian Morse Barnard

December 17, 1923 - January 12, 2019

Dorothy Lillian Morse Barnard, 95, a longtime St. David's Episcopal Church worker and retiree of The University of Texas at Austin, went to be with her Savior on Saturday, Jan.12, 2019. A fourth generation Galvestonian, Dorothy was born Dec.17,1923, the daughter of Louise Catherine Ostermayer and Edward John Morse. Dorothy graduated from Galveston's Ball High School in 1940. During her...
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James L. Crowson

August 3, 1938 - January 11, 2019

James ("Jim", "Jimbo", "Gumps") Lawrence Crowson, 80, passed away, Friday, January 11, peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family. Jim was born to George and Elifair Crowson on August 3, 1938 in Duncan, OK. He and his older sisters, Jackie and Wanda, grew up on their parent's farm located near Velma, OK. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 1960 with a B.A. in English...
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Lou Quinius

June 28, 1923 - January 11, 2019

Emma Lou (Wright) Quinius, aged 95, passed away Friday January 11, 2019. She was born June 28, 1923 in Famersville, TX to Dr. W.C. and Corinne Wright. As she loved to say, she "was the only daughter of a country doctor." Lou was an independent woman in many areas. She was the first woman to graduate with a BBA in Transportation from the University of Texas. In the 1970s, Lou was elected...
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Von L. Allen

April 2, 1964 - January 10, 2019

Von L Allen (aka Paul Vaughan) was born April 2, 1964, becoming the third child in what would ultimately be a family of four boys. He died January 10, 2019 after a sudden decline in health. During his early years, his fun-loving spirit and quirky sense of humor endeared him to his family and friends in Long Island, New York. He was especially close to his Italian immigrant grandmother who...
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Marian Marley McCrummen

August 13, 1933 - January 10, 2019

Marian Marley McCrummen, 85, of Austin passed away on Thursday, January 10, 2019. She was born in Austin on August 13, 1933 to James B. and Etta (Gilbert) Marley. She attended Austin High, St. Stephen's Episcopal School and U.T. While in school, she was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta. Marian met and married Thomas Dodson McCrummen, Jr., and they had three children. She was president of the...
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Earnest Frederick Gloyna

June 30, 1921 - January 9, 2019

Earnest Frederick Gloyna passed away at age 97, on January 09, 2019. His life was filled with love of family, country, academic and professional accomplishments and true friends. He shared the adoration of Agnes Mary (Lehman) Gloyna, his wife of 66 years. He was born in Wilbarger County, Texas on June 30, 1921. He was the first child born to Herman and Johanna Gloyna. Earnest had three...
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Thomas B. Buffington

January 3, 1945 - January 8, 2019

Thomas B. Buffington, Founder and Chairman of Buffington Homebuilding Group, passed away at his home on Tuesday, January 8th, 2019. After serving as President of NPC Austin - Central Texas in the early 80's, Tom started his own homebuilding company, Buffington Homes, in 1987. In 1996, Tom joined three national homebuilders forming The Fortress Group, a publicly traded holding company that...
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Robert Allan "Bud" Shivers, Jr.

January 21, 1946 - January 8, 2019

Robert Allan "Bud" Shivers, Jr. January 21, 1946 – January 8, 2019. Bud was born in San Antonio to Allan and Marialice Shary Shivers. He was a lifelong resident of Austin. Bud went to Austin public schools until the 10th grade when he went to The Lawrenceville School in New Jersey. After graduating from Lawrenceville in 1964, Bud attended the University of Texas where he studied finance. In...
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Carol Patterson Niemann

May 24, 1939 - January 7, 2019

This is an amazing story about a woman who was remarkable and humble beyond belief and who was loved by more people than you could possibly imagine. She was a wonderful wife and an untiring mother of three incredible daughters. She became a paraplegic from an airplane crash four months after her marriage 53 years ago and was confined to her wheelchair until the end of her life at age 79. But...
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Sue Robinson

June 21, 1939 - January 5, 2019

Margaret Suzanne Cocke Robinson, "Sue", born on the summer solstice, June 21, 1939, died peacefully at her home on Saturday, January 5th, 2019 after a long battle with early onset Alzheimer's Disease. She was the daughter of Joseph and Margaret Reed Cocke and granddaughter of Austin businessman, Malcolm Reed. Sue celebrated life with love, joy and warmth. She welcomed all, did not judge, and...
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James Russell Cochran

September 16, 1935 - January 4, 2019

James Russell Cochran, 83, passed away on Friday January 4, 2019 in Austin, Texas. Jim was born on September 16, 1935 in Wichita Falls, Texas to Russell and Sybel (Fletcher) Cochran. The Cochran's ran a wholesale magazine distribution business in the garage of their house on Pearl Street. Jim grew up helping with the family magazine business, working on weekends and summers. As much as he...
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Irvin L. Hamilton

July 24, 1949 - January 3, 2019

Irvin L. Hamilton, beloved husband, father, and friend passed away unexpectedly January 3, 2019 surrounded by his family. Though far too brief, Irvin's selfless and genuine love impacted all he met. Born on July 24, 1949 to Edward H Hamilton, Jr. and Margaret Hamilton in Abilene, Texas, Irvin graduated from Abilene High School in 1967. He participated in the Boy Scouts of America achieving...
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Wilfredo Espinosa Hermosilla

March 26, 1928 - December 30, 2018

Beloved husband, father and grandfather, Wilfredo Espinosa Hermosilla, 90, passed away on Sunday, December 30, 2018. Wilfredo worked for the United States military in Vietnam during the Vietnam War where he met and married his wife. After migrating to the United States, he continued to work as an accounting supervisor for Harris County Social Services in Houston, Texas, until his retirement. ...
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Benjamin Langford Geeslin

May 6, 1957 - December 30, 2018

Benjamin Langford Geeslin, age 61 passed away on Sunday, December 30, 2018, on his father's birthday, at Mission Trails Baptist Hospital in San Antonio Texas, from Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, (ALS), or more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease. He was born May 6, 1957 to Jeff and George Ann Geeslin. He was confirmed at, and was a member of, The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd. He...
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Joann Turley Gray

January 29, 1934 - December 29, 2018

Joann Turley Gray passed away peacefully on December 29, 2018 with family by her side. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends. Joann was born January 29, 1934 in Sherman, TX to Thelma and J O Turley. After graduating Sherman High School, she attended TCU on an academic scholarship. She moved to Austin in 1958 with her husband. They were blessed with two daughters and a son. ...
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Vivian Louise (Ludwig) Gray

April 3, 1932 - December 28, 2018

Vivian Louise (Ludwig) Gray, born April 3, 1932 in Waterloo, Illinois, passed away December 28, 2018 in Austin, Texas. Vivian is survived by daughters Jennifer Foucher of Austin and Dana Schwierking (Don) of San Antonio; grandchildren Courtney Cullen, Paige and Holly Schwierking and Aidan, Claire and Caroline Foucher; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr....
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Ann Howard Martin Bair

April 1, 1954 - December 28, 2018

Ann Howard Martin Bair, passed away on December 28, 2018 in Austin, Texas. She was born April 1, 1954 in Wichita Falls, Texas to Frances Griggs Martin and William Howard Martin. Growing up Ann was a kind, charismatic, outgoing girl whose love for the sun developed into a wanderlust for travel. After graduating from Wichita Falls High School in 1972, Ann attended the University of Texas at...
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Edna Widen Whitworth

December 30, 1922 - December 27, 2018

Edna Widen Whitworth passed away peacefully on December 27, 2018 surrounded by family and friends. She was a lifetime resident of Austin, born the middle daughter of Edna and Carl Widen on December 30, 1922 two blocks from the Texas State Capitol in a house that still stands. Edna attended Pease Elementary, Allen Junior High and Stephen F. Austin High School before attending Mary Baldwin...
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Nancy L. Onion

September 21, 1929 - December 26, 2018

Nancy Lee Vogelsang Onion of Austin passed away peacefully at 89 years of age on December 26, 2018 surrounded by family. She is preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Judge John F. "Jack" Onion, Jr. and her parents, Emmie and Helmuth Vogelsang of San Antonio. She is survived by her brother, Curry H. Vogelsang of Sherman Texas and his wife, Barbara Buchanan Vogelsang. She is also survived...
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Russell R. Lucore

July 2, 1949 - December 24, 2018

Russell R. Lucore, 69, of Austin, Texas passed away Monday, December 24, 2018. Russell was born July 2, 1949 in Erie, Pennsylvania to Russell and Elanor Lucore. Russell attended Iroquois High School in Erie, PA where he has been placed in the Sports Hall of Fame. He loved University of Texas Longhorn football, golf, reading and traveling. Russell is survived by his wife, Theresa...
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Mitchell Kane Underwood

May 5, 1964 - December 22, 2018

Mitchell Kane Underwood, of Austin, Texas, beloved son and brother, passed away from complications of diabetes on December 22, 2018, at the age of 54. Kane was born on May 5, 1964, in DeQueen, Arkansas, to Joe and Edie Underwood. He attended DeQueen High School in Arkansas and Anderson High School in Austin. He attended North Texas University briefly, but while there found interest in advertising...
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Arthur Newton "Newt" Bartley

September 16, 1923 - December 21, 2018

"Big Newt" took off to be with his beloved wife Billie Gene on December 21, 2018. Born in Ladonia, TX on September 16, 1923, Newt was an avid sportsman and played football for the Ladonia Rattlers. His time playing for Arkansas was interrupted with Pearl Harbor and he immediately enlisted in the Navy. Because of his high academic achievements, the Navy sent him to Texas A&M, as well as...
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David Eugene Wupperman

April 26, 1945 - December 20, 2018

David Eugene Wupperman, 73, passed away December 20, 2018 in Kyle, Texas, after a short battle with metastatic cancer. A graveside service, followed by interment, will take place at Austin Memorial Park in Austin, Texas, on Sunday, December 30, at 2 p.m. David was preceded in death by his parents, Dr. E.W. Wupperman and Elizabeth Knox Wupperman, and by a brother, George Henry Rowe. He is...
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Elizabeth "Betsy" May Warren

January 27, 1916 - December 18, 2018

Elizabeth "Betsy" May Warren (nee Avery) passed away on December 18, 2018, just short of her 103rd birthday. She was born on January 27, 1916 in St. Louis, Missouri to Albert and Ethel Avery. Betsy received an art education degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and then moved to Chicago where she attended the Chicago Art Institute and played the organ for her Church. She also met...
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James Bryce Kennedy, Sr.

July 21, 1935 - December 17, 2018

James Bryce Kennedy, Sr. passed away peacefully on December 17, 2018, in Austin, Texas, at the age of 83 years. Jim was born on July 21, 1935, to James Houston Kennedy and Mabel McDonald Kennedy in Houston, Texas, being the youngest of five children. Jim attended Jefferson Davis High School, graduating in 1953. A lifelong Boy Scout, Jim was awarded his Eagle Scout in 1951. Jim attended the...
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Helen Murray Baxter

December 19, 1937 - December 12, 2018

Helen Murray Baxter, 80, passed away on December 12, 2018. Helen was born in Wilmington, Delaware on December 19, 1937, to Dr. and Mrs. Roger Murray. She attended Marjorie Webster College in Washington, DC. Over a semester break, she met her husband of 53 years, Charles Edgar Baxter III. Ed and Helen, with their two small children, settled in Austin in 1967. Helen was graduated from The...
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David C. Wardlaw

March 28, 1977 - December 11, 2018

David Courtney Wardlaw, 41, died peacefully in his home in Austin, Texas on December 11, 2018 after battling cancer. He was born on March 28, 1977 in San Angelo, Texas to Anna Trimble Wardlaw and H.R. Wardlaw III. David graduated from San Angelo Central High School in 1995. He was a recipient of the high school Faculty Award, which was based on character, citizenship, and academics. David...
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Joseph Scott Clay, Jr.

October 1, 1927 - December 9, 2018

J. Scott Clay, age 91 of Austin, Texas passed away on December 9, 2018. He was born in Austin, Texas on October 1, 1927. Scott was preceded in death by his father, Joseph Scott Clay, Sr, mother Muriel Gault Phillips and her husband Don A. Phillips and brother Jimmy Clay. Scott is survived by his wife of 63 years, Betty Long Clay. His two children: Donna Clay and Scotty Clay of Austin,...
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Jesse John Brady III

February 20, 1950 - December 8, 2018

Jesse John Brady III, aged 68, passed away on December 8, 2018 from complications of heart disease. John grew up in Austin's Travis Heights neighborhood, and graduated from Travis High School. He earned his bachelor's and master's degrees in electrical engineering from The University of Texas at Austin. A gifted engineer, John had a fulfilling 40-year career building sonar systems with The...
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Nadine Ellen Eckhardt

January 20, 1931 - December 8, 2018

Nadine Brammer Eckhardt, first wife and muse of novelist Billy Lee Brammer (The Gay Place) and second wife of Texas Democratic Congressman Robert C. Eckhardt, has died at the age of 87, Dec. 8, 2018 in Austin, Texas. Namesake for two notable restaurants (Nadine's in New York City's West Village and in Austin, Texas) and for filmmaker Robert Benton's 1987 film, Nadine, Nadine Eckhardt is...
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Mary C. Curtis

October 27, 1921 - December 5, 2018

Mary Margaret Carrington was born October 27, 1921 in Vivian, Louisiana. She was the fourth-born of five children to Samuel Eugene (Daddy Sam) Carrington and Maggie Eula Tull (Mamma Sam) Carrington. Around the age of eight, her family moved to Marquez, Texas, where she lived until she graduated from high school and moved to Austin, Texas, to begin her college career at the University of Texas....
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Cristina Cooper

September 14, 1967 - December 4, 2018

Cristina Cooper, 51 passed away at home in Austin Texas after a prolonged battle with Pancreatic Cancer. Cristina is a graduate of J.H. Reagan high school, and the University of Texas School of Architecture Architectural Studies and received her Juris Doctor in 1992 from the University of Texas School of Law. Cristina worked for the Texas Attorney General's Office, several private law firms, was...
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Janet Joy Allen

June 13, 1935 - December 3, 2018

Janet Joy Allen, age 83 of Austin, Texas, passed away in Salt Lake City, Utah on Monday, December 3, 2018. She is preceded in death by her son Gregory Scott Allen (Michele), parents Edward A. Whalen and Mary W. Whalen, sisters Faith Ondas and Glory Whalen and brother Ronald Whalen. She is survived by her husband of nearly 63 years, James K. Allen; children, Mary Robbins, James Allen and David...
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Curtis John Oates

February 7, 1927 - December 3, 2018

Age 91 of Austin, Texas, passed away peacefully at home on December 3, 2018. He is preceded in death by his son John Charles "Jay" Oates, sister Betty Veloz, nephew Nicky Veloz, great nephew John Rogers. He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Ruby Stevenson Oates, daughter Ellen Carlisle, son Jack Oates and wife Andrea, sister Martha Schaub, niece Cannon Schaub, niece Virginia Rogers, great...
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Don Lloyd

December 13, 1927 - November 29, 2018

Don Lloyd, a 3rd generation Austinite and beloved son, father, grandfather, and great grandfather who loved Texas Longhorn football as well as waving at boaters from his summer lake house dock, died peacefully in his sleep on Thursday November 29th with his wife of 72 years, Geraldine, by his side. He was 90. Born on December 13, 1927 to Walter and Louise Lloyd, Don was the youngest of five...
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Stacie Lanelle Leary

December 30, 1969 - November 27, 2018

Stacie Lanelle Leary, age 48, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 at St. David's Hospital in Austin, Texas. She was born on December 30, 1969 in Littlefield, Texas to James Lee McDonald and Katie Nell Blackstone McDonald. Growing up in Pampa, Texas, Stacie was an active member of both the Mary Ellen and Harvester Church of Christ Youth Group and the Gray County 4-H program,...
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Elizabeth M. DeMark

August 15, 1932 - November 26, 2018

Catherine Elizabeth McCain DeMark passed away on Monday, November 26, 2018 in Austin, Texas at the age of 86. Elizabeth was born on August 15, 1932 in Castro, Texas to Harry McCain and Harriet Boland. Even though her name was Catherine, she always went by Elizabeth or "Liz". She grew up in Plainview, Texas. Elizabeth attended Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. While at Tech, she...
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Patricia Morse McNeely

April 2, 1923 - November 24, 2018

Last Will and Testament of a Poet by Patricia Morse-McNeely 1/24/1947 And when I die, lay my body midst the embers Of Love, and let the flames consume me. And weep not, mourn not that I am dead… But rather rejoice that I am free. For as the flames enclose this vapid shell, This gilded prison of my very soul, The door will...
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Milton T. Webb

April 1, 1916 - November 24, 2018

Milton T. Webb, 102 of Austin, Texas passed away Saturday, November 24, 2018. Milton was born in Austin, Texas on April 1, 1916 the son of Thomas Acie and Gertrude Kempe Webb. He served the Army Air Force in WWII. Milton's favorite interest were his family, hunting, fishing and the casino slots and a winning scratch offs. His loving wife, Jane; and his loving granddaughter, Carolyn...
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Nancy Pelton

September 12, 1938 - November 23, 2018

Nancy Lee Brown Pelton passed away surrounded by family on Friday, November 23, 2018 in Austin, Texas. She was born September 12, 1938 in Corpus Christi and married Wade Allen Pelton in 1958, traveling the country for many years while her husband served as a pilot in the U.S. Navy. She graduated from Texas A & I in Kingsville, and enjoyed a career as a children's librarian, spreading her love...
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Ciro Cid Lopez

November 22, 2018

Jesus promised that he went to prepare a place for us and that there were many mansions in his Father's House. Ciro Cid Lopez went there on Thanksgiving Day, November 22, 2018. Born in Calallen, Texas, lived in Robstown, Texas for fifty years and in Austin, Texas for 34 years he loved God, family and country and many, many friends. His family and friends loved him for his honesty, character and...
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Dorothy Anderson Reeves

December 11, 1926 - November 20, 2018

Dorothy Anderson Reeves, age 91, passed away November 20, 2018, in Austin, Texas. Dorothy was born December 11, 1926, in Corsicana, Texas, to Timothy and Wilma Anderson and was the youngest of five children. She married Ken Reeves on November 12, 1946. She is survived by her daughter, Vicki Meadows and husband John; grandchildren John Meadows, Jr. and wife Robin, Patrick Meadows and wife...
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Dick Dorman Wooten

December 3, 1928 - November 20, 2018

Dick Dorman Wooten passed away November 20, 2018 at the age of 89. He was predeceased by his parents, Ed and August Wooten, and his son, Greg. As an Austin native, Dick attended Austin High School and The University of Texas. While in college, he played clarinet and saxophone in a local dance band – The Swing Kings - and also in Mel Sandlers college band. Dick married Gina Sandlin in 1951,...
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Marcus Ledbetter Yancey, Jr.

June 28, 1925 - November 16, 2018

With great sadness, the family of Marcus Ledbetter Yancey, Jr. announces the death of their dearly loved father. Marcus was born June 28, 1925 and passed away on November 16, 2018 in Austin, Texas. Marcus was born and lived his entire life in Austin. He left this world while sleeping peacefully at Hospice Austin's Christopher House. He had suffered serious injuries this past October in a fall at...
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Richard Raymond Peterson

April 22, 1943 - November 16, 2018

Richard Raymond Peterson entered this life on April 22, 1943, and passed out of this life on November 16, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents, G. Raymond Peterson and Lois Box Peterson. He is survived by his sister, Carol Ann Starr and her husband Frank D. Starr, of Lufkin, Texas; by his niece, Dr. Elizabeth Starr and her husband Dr. Mark Nimkoff, of Southampton, Massachusetts; and by...
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Mary Louise Miller

November 17, 1918 - November 13, 2018

Mary Louise Miller, of Austin, Texas, was born on November 17, 1918, in Evergreen, Alabama. She was the fourth of six children born to Gordon and Jessie Cosper Worley. Dr. Worley was a college educator and in 1933, the family moved to Austin so the children could attend The University of Texas. The family home was close to campus, and Louise remembered fun days of roller skating around the...
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Alice Parsley

March 1, 1929 - November 11, 2018

Alice Parsley passed away peacefully in Austin, Texas on November 11, 2018. She was born in Lubbock, Texas on March 1, 1929 and was raised in Abernathy, Texas by her parents, N.C. Hix and Beatrice Matejowsky Hix. She was awarded a BA in Sociology from Texas Tech where she met and then married Bill J. Parsley in 1950. They remained married until his death in 1990. She was also preceded in death...
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William (Bill) Blood

August 30, 1947 - November 8, 2018

Bill lived in Hereford, Texas until 1950 when he moved to Llano following the marriage of Leona and Don Bruhl. Bill and his sister, Susan, lived and played on the Llano River and spent many wonderful days in Llano and the surrounding Hill Country. In 1959, Bill and his family relocated to Austin, Texas. Bill graduated from McCallum High School in 1965; and the University of Texas at Austin...
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James E. (Jim) Achilles

August 6, 1949 - November 7, 2018

James E. (Jim) Achilles went to be with our Lord and Savior on Wednesday, November 7, 2018. He was born August 6, 1949 in Dallas, Texas, the oldest of seven siblings (Joe, Jan, Jerry, Jeff, Jill, and Jon). He was preceded in death by his father, James Sr., mother Evelyn, and brother Jerry. Jim attended Spring Branch High School in Houston where he was President of his senior class and was an...
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Raymond Gerald Henderson

March 14, 1932 - November 5, 2018

Raymond (Ray) Gerald Henderson was born March 14, 1932 in Spokane, Washington. He died on Monday, November 5, 2018, following a courageous battle against lung cancer. Ray was a man who left little to chance. He knew from an early age that his destiny was in his own hands and so as long as he worked hard and persevered, he would have the life he wanted. He was right. His earliest...
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Daniel Robert Reetz

November 21, 1989 - November 4, 2018

Daniel Robert Reetz was born on November 21, 1989 and passed away November 4, 2018 from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. Danny attended Cedar Creek Elementary, Hill Country Middle School and was a 2008 graduate of Westlake High School. Danny was a member of Cub Scout Pack 91 and Boy Scout Troop 5. Daniel loved sports and outdoor activities. Danny excelled at baseball, snowboarding,...
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Betty Marie House

November 10, 1938 - November 2, 2018

Betty Marie House went to her heavenly Father on November 2, 2018. She peacefully passed away in her Austin home. Betty was born in Austin, Texas on November 10, 1938. Her parents were Chilton Clay House and Lois Gardner House. Betty attended Austin High School and the University of Texas, graduating in 1961. Later she got her master's degree in Counseling. After working for several...
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James Kimbell

August 27, 1926 - November 1, 2018

In loving memory of our very own Superman. James Kimbell. Jim or "Pops" as his grandchildren Scott and Devyn called him passed peacefully from our world to Heaven on the 1st of November. A Loving Husband/Best Friend, Dedicated Father/Mentor and Proud/Fun Grandfather. Pops was 92. Jim was born August 27, 1926 to James and Nettie Kimbell. He grew up in Groesbeck Texas. He graduated from...
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Lilas Janice Shelby Kinch

October 5, 1942 - November 1, 2018

Lilas Janice Shelby Kinch, born October 5, 1942, passed away on November 1, 2018. Lilas was born in Abilene, TX, the daughter of Frances and McDalton Shelby. Lilas grew up in Austin with her older brothers, Donald and Robert, and younger sister Judith. She graduated in 1960 from McCallum High School, where she met her future husband Sam E. Kinch, Jr., whom she married in 1963. In 1964, she...
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Neva M. Scott

September 28, 1915 - October 31, 2018

Neva M. Scott, age 103, passed peacefully at Westminster on Wednesday, October 31, 2018. Neva was born in Rotan, Texas on September 28, 1915 to Lula Bailiff and William Jasper McMahan. She was the youngest of five children and grew up on a farm in McKinney, Texas. As a little girl, Neva developed a life-long love of reading. In grade school, she won several spelling bees and as soon as she'd...
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Mary Ann Weber

June 21, 1935 - October 30, 2018

Mary Ann Adams Weber, 83, passed away peacefully on Oct. 30, 2018. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, cousin, friend and teacher, who will be dearly missed. Mary Ann graduated from La Porte High School in 1953 where was she was a popular twirler, active in many clubs and was selected for the homecoming court. From a very young age, she wanted to be a 1st grade teacher. She majored in...
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Mary M. Hedrick

February 22, 1927 - October 29, 2018

Mary M. Hedrick was born in McMinnville, TN on February 22, 1927 and passed away on October 29, 2018 at Brookdale Assisted Living in Austin, Texas. Mary is survived by her daughter Mary Borden Hedrick who resides at the Austin State School. She is also survived by cousins in Tennessee, Mississippi and Arkansas. Mary had many friends in Austin and was a member of the local DAR Chapter. Mary...
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James Harold Mathews, Sr.

September 15, 1932 - October 29, 2018

On October 29, 2018, James Harold Mathews, Sr. passed peacefully from this world and into the presence of his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Harold was born on September 15, 1932 in Hedley, Texas to Harry and Inez Mathews. He spent the first part of his childhood in the Texas Panhandle then moved with his family to East Texas. In 1953, Harold met and married the love of his life,...
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Sarah Marie Holmes

July 26, 1921 - October 28, 2018

Sarah Marie Kullin Holmes passed away on October 28, 2018 at the age of 97. Sarah was raised in Cheapside, Texas as one of six children. She attended the University of California at Los Angeles and Texas A&I (now Texas A&M Kingsville) and received a Bachelors degree in Education. She taught elementary school for many years and is always remembered fondly by former students and their parents....
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Eleanor W. Jordan

July 7, 1945 - October 28, 2018

Eleanor Worley Jordan rolled with the punches from lung cancer, brain lesions, and cancer treatment for 5 years in amazing good spirits—an example to friends and family of how a good attitude can sustain happiness. Her husband Mel was an excellent caregiver. She had to mature further to accept her dependency on him for driving, making long trips, bicycling on Lady Bird Lake, help with meals,...
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Raymond Miles Chandler

November 12, 1944 - October 27, 2018

On Saturday, October 27, 2018, Ray Chandler passed away peacefully at home in the company of his best friend and angel, Faye. Ray was born in Detroit, Michigan to Raymond and Ruth Chandler, and spent his childhood and early life in Michigan and Kentucky before moving to Austin for his career at IBM in the late 1960's. Ray's skill and ability in technology made him a valuable part of the IBM...
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Martha Ann "Marty" Castleberry

November 10, 1929 - October 26, 2018

Martha Ann "Marty" Castleberry, 88, of Port Arthur, Texas, passed away October 26, 2018, with her family at her side. She was born to the late William Donald and Ann Eastman, November 10, 1928, in Port Arthur, Texas. Marty graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in 1947 and received her Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education from the University of Texas at Austin in 1952. She married...
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Mary Ann Dale

June 25, 1939 - October 26, 2018

Mary Ann Dale, 79, from Austin Texas passed away on October 26, 2018. She was born in Highlands, Texas on June 25, 1939 to Rudolph Strobel and Emma Mary Maklary Strobel. She was the youngest of 9 children raised in the household. She attended Robert E. Lee High School, and then went to the University of Texas at Austin and University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, graduating with a...
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Margaret Joy Stark

December 10, 1922 - October 26, 2018

Margaret Joy Stark was born December 10, 1922 to Charles George Stark and Mary Alice Brown Stark in Fort Worth, Texas. When Margaret was very young, the family moved to Austin to put her older brother Gerald in the Texas School for the Deaf. During her school age years, her parents divorced. She grew up on the Capital View Dairy that her mother owned and operated. Margaret would help out by...
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Laura Robinson Caven

October 6, 1926 - October 25, 2018

Laura Robinson Caven died peacefully on October 25, 2018. She was born to Esther Woodward Robinson and Ralph Robinson on October 06, 1926 in Austin, Texas. She attended Pease Elementary, Allan Junior High and graduated from Austin High School. Laura was a lifelong Austin resident except for a brief period when she and her family lived in Mexico City. Laura attended the University of Texas at...
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Sue Atkins Loyd

June 25, 1934 - October 23, 2018

Sue Atkins Loyd was born to J. S. Meriwether, Jr. and Ila Mae Logan Meriwether in San Angelo, Texas. She died in Austin, Texas and is survived by two children; daughter, Gail Ann Atkins, Austin, Texas; son, Richard Dale Atkins (and Pam, Eric & Adam), Lakeway, Texas; step-son, Sam Loyd (and Alana), Cailin, and Matthew, Fort Worth, Texas; plus four grandchildren, Jessica, Michael, Lisa and...
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Gail Elizabeth O'Connor

November 10, 1952 - October 20, 2018

Gail Elizabeth O'Connor passed away at home on October 20, 2018 from complications of metastatic breast cancer with her family by her side. Gail, 65, is survived by her beloved spouse\partner of 33 years, Susan Krivacic; brother Det O'Connor and sister in-law Ying Fan; her sister and brother-in law Leslie and Nelson Parrish and their children and grandchildren; sister Kent O'Connor; brother and...
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Chamnien "Charlie" Teng

September 6, 1939 - October 20, 2018

Chamnien (Charlie) Teng, 79, passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 20, 2018, in his Austin home. He was born on September 6, 1939, and spent half of his life in Texas. Charlie was a successful business owner and in his retirement, served the Plano Independent School District for over 10 years. Charlie was the ultimate family man – he was a loving and devoted husband and a selfless and...
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Joel Lamar Parish II

March 1, 1942 - October 19, 2018

Joel Lamar Parish II, born March 1, 1942, in Huntsville, Texas, went home to see his relatives on October 19, 2018. Joel attended Spring Branch High School and the University of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas. Joel was a veteran of the Vietnam War, where he fought with the Army Troop E 17th U.S. Cavalry, 173rd Airborne Brigade from 1963-1965. While serving his Country, he made many close friends...
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Betty Pickett Wilson

January 9, 1930 - October 18, 2018

Betty Pickett Wilson, age 88, died peacefully surrounded by her family on October 18, 2018. She was born and raised in Ft. Worth, Texas. Her parents were Mabel and Harry Pickett. Her sister was Sue Sinclair, who predeceased her by only a few months. Betty met Jim Wilson when she moved to Austin and they both worked at the same law firm. She always said she found the smartest young lawyer; he...
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Edwin Clark Edwards

July 9, 1930 - October 18, 2018

He would have described his time with us as, "The best life he could ever have." His generous life began July 9, 1930 in Prairie Lea, Texas. He was preceded in death by his parents SB and Lois Lorene Clark Edwards, and his wife of 54 years and love of his life, Mary Jane Moncrief Edwards. A true family man, Clark will be dearly missed by his brother Sam Edwards and his wife Jean, his daughter...
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Robert "Bob" Davis Jones

December 7, 1934 - October 17, 2018

Robert "Bob" Davis Jones has joined His Lord in heaven to be with the love of his life, his dearly beloved wife, Silver, on October 17, 2018. Our beloved Dad was born on December 7, 1934 in Houston, Texas to Ernest and Bessie Jones. He graduated from Kenedy High School in 1953 having the honor of serving as president of his class the last three years of school along with being President of the...
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Gordon Parker McGill

September 11, 1982 - October 15, 2018

Gordon Parker McGill died peacefully at home in Austin on Monday, October 15, 2018. Parker was a beloved son, brother and friend to many. He was born in Austin, Texas on September 11, 1982 to Charmaine Denius McGill and J. Gordon McGill. Parker attended Saint Andrew's Episcopal School in Austin from first grade until he graduated from Middle School in 1997 and then went on to graduate high...
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Patricia Ann Todd

March 8, 1930 - October 12, 2018

Patricia Ann (Connelly) Todd, 88, died Friday, October 12, 2018, at home in Austin after a long bout with failing health due to a stroke. Patsy, to all who knew her, was born March 8, 1930, in Austin to Webb Louis Connelly and Mary Agnes (Fischer) Connelly. A descendant of some of the earliest settlers of Central Texas, she graduated from St. Mary's Academy in Austin and attended the...
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Judith Ann Brooks

January 2, 1948 - October 12, 2018

Judy Winkel Brooks, 70, of Austin and Llano, passed away Friday, October 12, 2018, in the company of her children at St. David's North Austin Medical Center in Austin, Texas. She was born on January 2, 1948 in Llano, Texas. Judy was raised in Llano where her parents Raymond and Doris Winkel owned and operated a family cattle ranch. She was an all-around athlete at Llano High School,...
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Stuart N. Henry

May 1, 1941 - October 11, 2018

Stuart passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 11, 2018 surrounded by his family. Stuart was born in Dallas, Texas on May 1, 1941 and grew up with his mother, Christine Henry, and two sisters, Barbara and Peggy. He was always as tough as they come, having fought off polio at 10. At 18, he joined the United States Navy. On August 25, 1962, he married the love of his life, Virginia Elaine...
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Ethelynn Beebe

May 4, 1943 - October 11, 2018

F. Ethelynn Beebe, (fondly known as Grammy Effee by friends and family) passed away unexpectedly Thursday, October 11, 2018. Ethelynn was born May 4, 1943 in Kermit, Texas. Although her parents lived in New Mexico, her father, determined she would be a native Texan, drove her pregnant mother across the Texas border to give birth. She was the first child of Margie and Osmer Beebe. Ethelynn...
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Carlos Ricardo Olivares

March 4, 1952 - October 6, 2018

Carlos Ricardo Olivares, 66, passed away peacefully on October 6 surrounded by his close family. Carlos was born and raised in Mexico City where he eventually met his wife Lourdes. Together they moved to the United States in 1983 where they raised their three sons. During his life Carlos worked for Mexicana Airlines for 25 years and Texas Workforce Commission for almost 20. Throughout his...
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Jerry L Fisher

September 19, 1947 - October 4, 2018

Jerry L Fisher of Brownwood, Texas was born September 19, 1947 and was called home by the LORD on October 4, 2018. Jerry was one of five children born to Mary Killough and Walter Dempsey Fisher of Brownwood, TX. Jerry served in the United States Navy aboard the USS Norton Sound for four years and in the reserves for two years. Jerry graduated from Howard Payne University with a BBA in...
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Dorothy Diane Schmidt West

September 14, 1939 - October 4, 2018

Dorothy Diane Schmidt West 14 September 1939- 4 October 2018 Diane was born in Austin, Texas on September 14th, 1939 to Victor Raymond Schmidt Jr. and Elva Opal Morris Schmidt. She was named after her aunt Dorothy "Dot" Schmidt Tomsu, as they shared the same birthdate. The paternal side of her family had a direct male line to Major Johann Jacob Erich Friedrich Schmidt, who was a...
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Jean Haham

April 25, 1936 - October 2, 2018

Jean Haham was born in Paris, France on April 25, 1936 to parents originally from Bessarabia (now part of Moldavia). During WWII he was one of the Hidden Children, separated from his parents, living with a farm family in Normandy. Over 70 years later, in 2016 Jean took pride in becoming an American citizen as he remembered the liberation of France and the Yankee soldiers rolling through on their...
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Martha Jean Pittman

July 17, 1925 - October 1, 2018

Martha Jean Pittman Deceased: October 1, 2018 Age: 93 Viewing/Visitation: Wednesday, October 10, 2018 from 5:00 - 7:00 PM, Weed-Corley-Fish North Graveside Service: Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 11:00 AM, Austin Memorial Park Cemetery Celebrating the life of a wonderful and dynamic woman, Martha Jean Pittman. Martha Jean was born in July, 1925 to Jessie and Clifford Farr in Ottuwma...
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James Terrence "Terry" Young

July 7, 1937 - October 1, 2018

After a wonderfully rich and meaningful life among all he touched, Terry Young passed on to a better existence on October 1, 2018 at his home in Cedar Park with family around him. He was born July 7, 1937 in Pampa, Texas, to Joe and Nell Young. He grew to be a fine young baseball player after the family relocated to the Rio Grande Valley. While still in his teenage years, Terry revealed...
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Barry C. Lewis

September 26, 1940 - October 1, 2018

Barry C. Lewis passed away peacefully on October 1, 2018, just days after his 78th birthday. Barry was born on September 26, 1940, in Houston, Texas to Jerome and Claire Lewis. Barry attended Bellaire High School and the University of Houston. One of Barry's earliest accomplishments was achieving the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts. After college, Barry served in the US Army and received an...
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Joe Lewis Ireland

August 25, 1933 - September 30, 2018

Joe Lewis Ireland Joe Lewis Ireland, age 85, passed away on September 30, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. Born in Austin, Texas to Lewis James and Violet Vivian Ireland. He was a pilot in the Air Force and retired as a Captain. Joe was preceded in death by his wife, Renny Valayne Ireland and his brother Robert Preston Ireland. He is survived by his cousins Marjorie Williams, Mary Louise Taylor...
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Lon Gee

September 16, 1920 - September 30, 2018

Lon Gee, an Austin resident for many years, died September 30, 2018. Lon was born September 16, 1920 in Sulphur Springs, Texas, the son of L.E. and Maggie (Temples) Gee. He was the youngest of ten children. He enrolled in the University of Texas in September 1937, when he was not yet 17 years old, and attended for 3 years. He later graduated from Texas Christian University after 2 years of...
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James Stewart (Jim) Hislop II

June 18, 1945 - September 29, 2018

James Stewart (Jim) Hislop II (Age 73), of Austin, TX (formerly of Round Rock), jumped the fence in the wee hours between midnight and dawn, shortly after Closing Time, on September 29, 2018. He hated mornings, and always said nothing good ever happened to him before the crack of noon. It's impossible to remember Hislop without smiling or laughing hysterically; he was one of the funniest...
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Norman John Ernst

June 24, 1925 - September 29, 2018

Norman John Ernst passed away on September 29, 2018. He was born on June 24, 1925 in Avoca, Iowa to parents John and Linnie Ernst. He was raised in Mansfield, Missouri and lived for fifty years in Bartlesville, Oklahoma where he worked for Phillips Petroleum Company and farmed before moving to his Hollow Rock Creek property near Bastrop, Texas in 2001. For the past ten years he resided at...
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Dianne Wooten Keil

July 6, 1939 - September 26, 2018

Dianne Wooten Keil passed away peacefully on September 26, 2018, surrounded by family and friends. Dianne Wooten Keil was born on July 6, 1939 in Tyler, Texas, to Colquitt Clarkston "Pop" Wooten and Mattie Louise Burden "MaLou" Wooten. The family lived in Tyler, Abilene, Lubbock, and Tulsa before settling in Bellaire, Texas. Dianne was second born of five children; her four siblings survive...
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Sam Garner

August 23, 2002 - September 26, 2018

Samuel "Sam" William Garner left this earthly life September 26, 2018. He will be remembered for the sweetest and gentlest spirit imaginable. Sam turned sixteen years old on August 23, 2018. He was a fierce lover of his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, and was outspoken in his faith. Sam was an avid guitar player and singer. Some would even describe him as a musical savant. His talents were...
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Robert Eugene Luce

January 28, 1933 - September 26, 2018

Bob Luce passed away on Wednesday, September 26, 2018. Bob was born on the family farm in Milam County, Texas on January 28, 1933 to Hubbard Luce and Nellie Stoval Luce. Bob and his mother moved to Austin when he was 8 yrs. old after the death of his father. He was married to Wanda Kay Cloer of Austin in April 1949. He is survived by his wife Kay, son Jon Luce and wife Beverly, daughter Cheri...
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Robert T. (Bob) Present

February 1, 1927 - September 25, 2018

Robert T. (Bob) Present went to be with the Lord in Austin, TX on September 25, 2018. He was born in Brooklyn, NY, on February 1, 1927 to Katherine and Jack Present. He entered the Army in 1945, but due to medical issues, was honorably discharged that same year. He accepted Jesus Christ as his Savior and Lord in Burbank, CA, and was baptized in 1947. He met the love of his life, Mary Jean Oren,...
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Georgia Moxley

January 10, 1929 - September 24, 2018

Georgia Ann Duke Moxley of Austin passed away on September 24th, 2018 at the age of 89. She was born in San Antonio Texas on January 10, 1929 to George Carswell Duke and Lucille Tabitha Hartfield Duke. Her parents both passed away when she was young. Her father passed away about three months before she was born and her mother passed away when she was six. She and her sister Ruth were raised by...
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Dorothy Williams Munyan

May 14, 1930 - September 23, 2018

Our beloved mother, sister, and grandmother, Dorothy Williams Munyan, 88, passed quietly on September 23, 2018, in Austin, Texas. She was saved and baptized at Trinity Baptist Church, in Austin, Texas. Dorothy is preceded in death by her siblings, Eleanor, Howard, Kay, and Clarence; and her daughter, LouAnn. She is survived by her brother, Jack; her sons, Paul Sr. and Brian; her daughter,...
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Richard Edward Coomey

May 14, 1961 - September 22, 2018

We have lost a beloved husband, dad, friend, engineer, and a wicked wit in Richard Coomey. He left us way too soon, way too fast, and way too cruelly. Richard discovered he had an extremely large tumor on his kidney on July 27. He had surgery on Aug. 1. On September 14, Richard was found to have multiple large abdominal cancer masses that had not been present on August 1. He lived via...
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Lucy Lee (Speaker) Grant

September 11, 1933 - September 22, 2018

Born in Columbus Ohio, September 11, 1933, the beloved daughter of Dr. Lewis Philip Speaker and Mary Campbell (Kahn) Speaker of Austin, TX. Lucy grew up in Austin, where she attended the University of Texas, earned a Master of Arts degree in music, was a member of the UT Traveling Madrigals, and a life-long member of Alpha Phi sorority. She was the beloved wife and well-traveled companion for...
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