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Annie Mae King Bush

BushAnnie Mae King Bush, 81, passed into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior on Sunday, September 28, 2014.

Funeral services will be held at 10 am on Wednesday, October 1, in the Netherton Funeral Home Chapel with Tim Skaggs officiating. Interment will follow at Holt Cemetery.

Annie Mae King was born on September 19, 1933, to Alex King and Ollie Mae (Flowers) King in Mills County.  On July 20, 1950, in San Saba Texas, Annie married Samuel Bush, the man she would spend the next 64 years of her life with.

She is survived by her husband, Samuel Bush of Brownwood; two daughters, Kathy Harvey and husband Wyn of Longview and Betty Jenkins of Brownwood; five grandchildren; Lauri Holt and Michael Thompson of O’Fallon MO; Michael Harvey and Jeanie Dowell of Gilmer, Amy and Bryan Baccus of Brownwood, Keith Bush and Kim Chesser of Cypress, and Jennifer Jenkins and Adan Garza of San Angelo. She is also survived by nine great grandchildren, Ayden Thompson of O’Fallon MO, Ryan and Reanna Watson, Sapphire Harvey and Lillie Dowell, all of Gilmer, Caleb and Deanna Baccus of Brownwood, Kade Bush and Taylor Chesser of Cypress; daughter-in-law, Mary Bush of Lolita; brother, Marlin King of Brownwood; brother-in-law, Glen Bush and wife Nell, of Brownwood; sister-in-law Joyce Bush of San Saba and numerous nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents; a son, David Bush; two brothers and three sisters.

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Joe Salazar Coronado

Joe Salazar Coronado, age 92, of Brownwood, passed from this life on Monday, September 29, 2014.  He was born on May 23, 1922 in San Antonio.  He worked for many years in the construction business.

Joe is survived by a daughter, Delia Coronado of Brownwood and a son, Ruben Coronado of Lubbock; ten grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Santos Coronado and a son Joe Coronado, Jr.

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Pat Clayton King

kingPat Clayton King, age 86, of Brownwood passed away Sunday, September 28, 2014 at Senior Care of Brownwood.

Funeral Services with Military Honors for Pat will be held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at Blaylock Funeral Home Chapel with Bill Slaymaker officiating, interment will follow at Voss Cemetery. Visitation for the family will be Tuesday evening from 6-8 p.m. at Blaylock Funeral Home. Arrangements are under the direction of Blaylock Funeral Home.

Pat was born on July 10, 1928 to Francis Barnett and Alma (Brown) King in Voss, Texas. He enlisted into the United States Marines in 1945 for 2 years. After leaving the Marines he joined the United States Air Force. Pat served in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam during his military time. He retired as Master Sergeant in October 1967. He married Dicie Livicie Broadway Rodgers on July 26, 1952 in Brady, Texas. After retirement from the Air Force he worked a short time at 3M, and then was employed at Montgomery Wards as the appliance department manager, until the store closed in 1989. In 2003, he landed his dream job working with his daughter at Brindley Bookkeeping. He became the beloved friend of many clients that he cherished so much.

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Grethis Rebecca Gonzalez

A graveside funeral service for Grethis Rebecca Ocampos Gonzalez, age 66, of Brownwood will be at 10:00 AM, Monday, September 29, 2014 in Greenleaf Cemetery under the direction of Netherton Funeral Home.

Mrs. Gonzalez died Wednesday, September 24, 2014 in Abilene Regional Medical Center.
Grethis was born on June 10, 1948 in Nicaragua. She married Charles Gonzalez in 1984 in Miami, Florida and had been a resident of Brownwood for a number of years. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Brownwood Ward.

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Theodore “Ted” Schouten

Theodore “Ted” Schouten, age 75, of Blanket passed away Friday, September 26, 2014 at his home.

Memorial Services for Ted will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, October 4, 2014 at Blanket First United Methodist Church with John Seth officiating. Private interment at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Blaylock Funeral Home.

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Vivian June Potter

potterFuneral services for Vivian June Potter will be held Saturday, September 27th at 2 PM at Heartland Funeral Home in Early.

Vivian June Bullard Potter was born November 15, 1932 to Roy and Viola Thacker Bullard in Coleman, Texas. She passed away Tuesday September 23, 2014 at her home in Early. She was a lifetime resident of Brown County. She was married to Joe Potter July 23, 1953 in Spokane, Washington.

Vivian is survived by her Son Chris Potter, granddaughter Kira Potter, two grandsons Terry and Jay Weatherman, two great-grandchildren Abby and J.C. Weatherman, her daughter-in-law Katherine Carroll Potter. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

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Barbara Jo Williams

Barbara Jo Williams, age 75, of Clyde, died Thursday, September 25, 2014, in Clyde.

Funeral Service will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, September 27, in Stevens Funeral Home Chapel.

Visitation will be held on Friday from 6:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at Stevens Funeral Home, 400 W. Pecan Street, Coleman, Texas. 

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Calvin Neidigh

Calvin Neidigh, age 67, of Lake Brownwood passed away Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at his home.

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Glen Harold Phillips

Glen Harold Phillips, age 90, of Coleman, died Tuesday, September 23, 2014, at Coleman Healthcare Center.  Funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m. Thursday, September 25, in Stevens Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Gary Boyd officiating and assisted by Rev. Daniel Stovall.  Burial with military honors will follow in the Coleman Cemetery, under the direction of Stevens Funeral Home.

Glen Harold Phillips was born on Oct 17, 1923 to the parentage of Lee Elmer and Mayme Elva Harrell Phillips in the community of Echo.  He started school at Ray in Coleman County and graduated from Ford High School in Quinlin, Texas at the age of 16.

He joined the US Navy in March 1943 and was discharged in March 1946.  During this time he served as Seaman First Class in the Armed Guard Division of the Navy.  He was serving on board the Santa Monica guarding the USS Missouri at the signing of the peace treaty in Tokyo Bay that ended WWII.

After the war he worked for the Rock Island Rail Road as a telegraph operator before returning to Coleman County as a farmer/rancher and conservation contractor.

Harold married Marian Katheryn Pitts on June 23, 1948 in Coleman.  This marriage was blessed with three sons (Keith, Darrell and Mark) and two daughters (Glynda and Helen).

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James “Jim” McQueen

McQueenJames “Jim” McQueen, age 82, of Richland Springs went to be with the Lord Saturday, September 20, 2014 at his home.

Jim was born on November 26, 1931 to George and Lillian (Hipsher) McQueen in Valera, Texas. Jim was in the US Army and served in the Korean War. He married Alene Ramsey in 1959 in Capps, Texas.  They moved to Richland Springs in 1982. Jim was a Baptist.  He was a member of the DAV in Helena, Montana and American Legion Post 42.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Alene McQueen of Richland Springs; daughters, Wanda Huff of West, Annella Biggs and husband George of Locker, Eva Gibson of Richland Springs, Helen Bates and husband Jeffrey of Richland Springs; and Liz McQueen of Bremond; 13 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; sister, Lura Baker and husband Robert of Brownwood. He is also survived by numerous other family members and friends.

Jim was preceded in by his parents; daughter, Lura Michelle McQueen; grandson, Brandon McQueen; three sisters, Ruth Walker, Pauline Cross, and Bernice Turman; and brother, Emmett McQueen.

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