C.E. “Bill” Casselberry passed away at his farm in Silver Valley Friday, November 20, 2015. Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at the Elm Street Church of Christ, 216 West Elm Street, Coleman with James Paul Bailey and Charles Davenport officiating. Burial will be in the Coleman City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday, November 23, 2015 at Stevens Funeral Home, 400 West Pecan Street, Coleman.
Bill was born May 1, 1926 in Baylor County, Texas to Clarence Martin Casselberry and Ruby Mercer Casselberry. He married Bettye Jean May in Burkburnett on July 31, 1949 and they celebrated over 61 great years of marriage.
Cisto Dominguez, 68, of Brownwood, passed away Saturday, November 21, 2015, in Brownwood. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, November 23, 2015, in the Davis-Morris Funeral Home Chapel, with Bill Slaymaker officiating. Burial will follow in Zephyr Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Sunday, November 22, 2015, at Davis-Morris Funeral Home.
Cisto Montablo Dominguez was born June 6, 1947, in Del Rio, TX, to Sixto and Domiga Dominguez. Cisto worked as a fire fighter in Brownwood for many years and thoroughly enjoyed his time there.
Cisto was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Daniel Esparza and Joe Guinn; and his sister, Marie Perez.
On November 18, 2015, at the age of 69, Peggy Jean McCurdy Pruett passed away peacefully from a long battle with lung disease. Peggy was surrounded by her loved ones at Regency Hospital in Ft. Worth, Texas.
Visitation services for Peggy will be held from 6-8pm Saturday, November 21st, 2015, at Davis-Morris Funeral Home, and the Funeral service will be held at 2pm Sunday, November 22nd, 2015, at Coggin Avenue Baptist Church officiated by Pastor Tim Skaggs. Interment will follow at Greenleaf Cemetery.
Peggy was born in Brownwood, Texas on September 20th 1946 to Harold McCurdy and Francis Wright. She graduated from Brownwood High School in 1964. She was a beloved mother, Nana, sister, and wife. She loved watching her children and grandchildren compete in sports. You could always hear her rooting for them in the stands. She cherished traveling across the states to watch her "Rocket" pitch the ball. Santa Clause had nothing on Peggy when it came to Christmas. She loved spending the holidays surrounded by family. She enjoyed her nights at the bingo hall with friends and family. She was always the life of the party and her smile lit up the room. She was compassionate, gracious, loving, feisty, outgoing, and a follower of Christ.
A memorial service for Kelly Donaho, age 45, of Early, Texas will be held 2:00 PM Saturday, November 21, 2015 at the Heartland Funeral Home. Mr. Donaho passed away Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at Brownwood Regional Medical Center.
Myrtle Humphries Hall, 94, of Brownwood went to be with our Lord Tuesday, November 17, 2015.
Visitation for Myrtle will be held from 6-9 PM Saturday, November 21, 2015 at Davis Morris Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Sunday, November 22, 2015 at 2:00 PM. Interment will follow at Greenleaf Cemetery.
Myrtle was born June 15, 1921 in Lipton Switch, AR. She married James H. (Babe) Hall November 13, 1937 in Lubbock, TX. She loved fishing, camping, traveling, and spending time with her family. She traveled throughout the Southwest selling, delivering, and promoting their business, J.H. Hall’s Mounted Longhorns. Myrtle’s parents and family started mounting and selling the longhorns in the 1920’s. They bought the horns from the meat packing houses, cleaned, sanded, and mounted the horns into hat racks and various items, taking them from Texas to California in a wagon or a Model T to sell. Their business flourished after her husband returned from WWII with the starting of J.H. Hall’s Mounted Longhorns in Brownwood, TX.
Myrtle is survived by her children, J.V. Hall of Brownwood, Linda and Ray Eggleston of Brownwood, Rex and Judy Hall of Hewitt. Grandchildren, Deanna and Max Cox of Pflugerville, Stacey and Greg Roberts of Hewitt, and Craig and Stacey Hall of Hutto. 8 great grandchildren, 5 great-great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews, all who loved her dearly. She was a loving mother, grandmother and aunt.
Marguerite Lockwood was born October 12, 1922 in Hamilton, Alabama to Ruth Berry and C. Linton Smith and passed away at home on November 15, 2015. She is survived by her husband of 69 years, Harold Lockwood, three children, Margie Marek, Patricia Partain and Fred Lockwood, four grandchildren, Zachary Lockwood, Rebecca Hardy, Lauren Ott, and Peyton Marek, and four great grandchildren.
A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held at 2:00 PM Thursday, November 19 at First United Methodist Church in Brownwood, Texas. Memorial gifts may be given to Brownwood Public Library.
Marguerite graduated from Brownwood High School in 1939 and the University of Texas in 1943 where she was a member of the Chi Omega sorority. She served her community as chairman of the Brownwood Hospital Board, president of Junior Twentieth Century Club, a member of the Brownwood Library Board and Brownwood Women's Club, leader for both a Cub Scout and Girl Scout troop and Girl Scout cookie chairman. Marguerite and Harold served their church, First United Methodist, as greeters for almost 50 years. She would say that her greatest achievement and love was her family. She was a friend to many and was always interested in the lives and well-being of others. Marguerite was an avid Dallas Cowboy's fan, enjoyed playing bridge, and was an avid reader and crossword puzzle solver.
Dorothy Field, 83, former resident of Coleman, died Monday, November 16, 2015 in Flower Mound.
Gail McClain, age 67, of Blanket peacefully went to be with the Lord Sunday, November 15, 2015, at home.
Visitation for Gail will be held Thursday evening November 19, 2015, from 5-7 p.m. at Blaylock Funeral Home. Funeral services will be private. Arrangements are under the direction of Blaylock Funeral Home.
Gail was born on September 25, 1948, in Maryland. Gail married Richard McClain on November 17, 1967, in Salisbury, Maryland. She loved fishing. Gail was a loving mother, grandmother, and devoted wife of 48 years.
Gail is survived by her husband, Richard McClain of Blanket; daughter, Michelle McClain and Carey Darden of Blanket; grandchildren, Lauran Musick and husband Chance, Selina Jones, Roston and Jordan McClain; great-grandchildren, Brayden and Ethan Musick; brother, Dale Mansfield of Maryland. She is also survived by other relatives and many friends.
James “Jimmy” Lee Dyer, age 45, of Brownwood passed away Saturday, November 14, 2015 at his home.
Memorial services for Jimmy will be held at 3:00 p.m. Thursday, November 19, 2015, at Blaylock Funeral Home Chapel with Chaplain Tim Martin officiating; private interment will follow at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Blaylock Funeral Home of Brownwood.
Jimmy was born to Leroy and Wanda (Dickerson) Dyer on September 14, 1970, in Brownwood, Texas. He was dearly loved by his family and friends.
Jimmy is survived by his mother, Wanda Dyer; daughters, Cameron Dyer and Erin Dyer; brother, Johnny Dyer; two sisters, Pam Ellis and Mary Hales and husband Kenny of all Brownwood. He is also survived by a number of nieces, nephews, and other relatives.