Obituaries

Wed
27
Jan

Lydia Hulda Knust

Lydia Hulda Knust, 94, of Clifton, passed away Sunday, January 17, 2016 at Hillcrest Hospital. A Memorial service was held at 10:00 am Friday, January 22, 2016 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Clifton. Lydia Hulda Knust was born August 19, 1921. She was the daughter of Henry and Annie Walsleben Hampe. She was the fourth of seven children, born at home east of Clifton on the prairie. She was baptized and confirmed into the Lutheran faith. Lydia married Joe Knust on November 22, 1944 at the St. Paul Lutheran church. They made their home in Bosque county. Joe and Lydia were blessed with four daughters: Barbara, Sue, Nell and Peggy. Lydia and Joe farmed in Bosque County prior to moving to Pecos in the late 1950’s where Joe managed a feed lot. As the girls reached school age, Lydia worked at Anthony’s were she was the Manager/ Buyer of the fabric and pattern department. Upon Joe’s retirement in the 1970’s, they returned to Bosque county.

Wed
27
Jan

Nahwana Nowell

Nahwana Nowell, 82, passed away January 20, 2016 in Waco, TX. All family and friends were invited to come and share their memories of Nahwana and to celebrate her life at a gathering Saturday, January 23, 2016 at the Hilton Garden Inn, 635 E. Pearl St., Granbury, TX. Nahwana was born Nov. 11, 1922 in Vera, Texas, she was married to J.D. Wagner on October 26, 1952; he preceded her in death in January, 2002. She moved to the Clifton community in 2002 and taught school for twenty years in Milsap, TX, Happy Hill Farms and Whitney ISD. Nahwana was preceded in death by her mother; Mary V. Ritchie; father, Aubra B. Ritchie; sister, Geneva Reed and grand-daughter, Stacy Nowell. Survivors: Sarah Doty and husband Kyle of Clifton, TX, Rodney Nowell and wife Valarie of Rockport, TX; Stephen Nowell and wife Pam of Dangerfield, TX; sister, Fleta Parker of Mart, TX; Brother, Weldon Ritchie and wife Gay of Garland, TX; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren and one great-great grandson.

Wed
20
Jan

Alma Key

Wed
20
Jan

Virginia Ann Hunt

Wed
13
Jan

Rae Lynn Tennison

Wed
13
Jan

Ruth O. Crawford

Wed
13
Jan

Clara Adline Rowe Dennis

Wed
13
Jan

Carl A. Aston, Sr

Wed
06
Jan

Morine Hall

Morine Hall passed away December 30, 2015 in Graham, Texas. Funeral service was held at the Oasis of Grace Church in Graham. A graveside service will follow on Thursday at 11:00 AM at the Oswald Cemetery in Clifton, Texas. McMillan- Satterwhite Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Morine was born December 17, 1937 in Coolidge, Texas and was a long time resident of Graham. She was a retired Licensed Vocational Nurse and a member of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church. Survivors include two sons, Russell Hall and wife Joyce of Clifton, Texas and Tony Hall and wife Sylvia of Cibolo, Texas; brother, Charlie Hall of Rockdale, Texas. Morine was preceded in death by her youngest son, Sammy Hall, her parents Jimmie Burkley and Mary Hall, her guardians, Frank and Orene Hall, her sister Mary Alice Sedberry and her twin sister Marine Thompson and by a brother, R.L. Bell Hall. 

Wed
30
Dec

Frances Marie Summers Olsen

Frances Marie Summers Olsen passed away in Waco on Dec. 23, 2015. She was born on Oct. 18, 1932, in Bryan, the youngest of six children born to Max and Edith Plagens. A Memorial Service was held Saturday, Dec. 26, 2015 at Clifton Funeral Home. A resident of near Clifton, Frances is survived by her husband C.E. Olsen, Jr., brother Louis Plagens of Conroe; sister, Alberta Grams of Conroe; sister, Louise Cox of Bryan; son, Keith Summer of Frisco; stepson, Steven Olsen of Kingwood; six grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren. Frances was a retiree of the Southwester Bell Telephone Company. She loved to travel, gamble, spend time with her grandchildren and was an avid bowler. She was preceded in death by her parents, Max and Edith Plagens; brother, James A. Plagens; sister, Elaine Clark and first husband, Preston Summers. Memorials may be made to a charity of your choice. Clifton Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 

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