Obituaries

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17
Feb

Earline Martha Gaskamp

Earline Martha Gaskamp, 93, of Clifton passed away Saturday evening, February 6, 2016 at Clifton Nursing and Rehab. Funeral services were held at 2:00 pm Thursday, February 11, 2016 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Clifton with Pastor Clay McCord officiating. Burial at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery. Earline Martha (Symank) Gaskamp was born on December 1, 1922 to William (Bill) and Bertha (Betty) Richter Symank on the family farm in the Prarie Chapel community of Coryell County. She was the 5th of 6 children, the youngest daughter. She was baptized and later confirmed, both at St. Johns Lutheran Church at Coryell City. She attended school at Prarie Chapel and later at Turnersville. At Turnersville she played on the girls baseball team and was on the first girls team to win a championship. Her early years were spent on the family farm helping with the animals and crops, while her brothers were overseas fighting in WWII.

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17
Feb

James Carpenter

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17
Feb

Mildred Faye Bryn

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10
Feb

Tayten Lee Lemmons

Tayten Lee Lemmons, gained his wings to be with Jesus, Wednesday, January 27, 2016. A graveside service was held at Oakwood Cemetery, with Chaplain Sarah Miller, officiating. He is survived by his loving parents, Eric Lee Lemmons Jr. and Heather Holder Lemmons; brother, Tristen Thomas Lemmons; sister, Reighlee Marie Lemmons; grandparents, Brad and Vidette Dunne ( Papa & NaNa), David Slyter (Pepaw), Eric Lee Lemmons Sr., Terry and Lisa Millsaps (Paw Paw & Grammy) and Dan and Lori Holder; uncles, Jamie and Katie Slyter, Ryan and Amanda Slyter, Justin Holder and Ally Kreder, Jordan and Jessica Millsaps and TJ Millsaps; great-grandparents, Bill and Rosie Hugueley, Wally and Anna Acevedo, Len and Patty Holder and Elaine Attwell.
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10
Feb

Robert Carl Locke

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10
Feb

Mary Frances Wilson Hastings

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10
Feb

Morris T. Bronstad, Jr.

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.

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20
Jan

Alma Key

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