A Memorial Service for Cynthia “Cindy” Gayle Goins, age 62, of Early, Texas will be held 4:00 PM Monday, January 27, 2014 at the Heartland Funeral Home. She passed away Friday, January 24, 2014 at Brownwood Regional Medical Center. Cremation is under the direction of Heartland Funeral Home.
Cynthia Gayle was born on August 1, 1951 in Big Lake, Texas to P.T. and Helen Eva Post Reed. On August 21, 1995 she married Gary Don Goins in Brownwood. She had worked in Home Health.
Survivors include her husband Gary Don Goins of Early; son Kevin Smith of Early; daughters Jeri Lynn Smith of Gatesville and Teresa Faske of Austin; daughter-in-law Ashlee Williams of Cameron; Step-son John Albert Goins; brother Robert Reed and wife Kathy of Odessa; sisters Bonnie Isreal and husband Bob of Lubbock, Beverly Williams of Odessa, Brenda Hagle and husband Allard of DeBerry, Rhonda Schultz of Early and Linda Cochran of Early. Also, by the joy and light of her life her 17 grandchildren and by her faithful companion, her dog Speedy. She will be greatly missed by all!
Funeral services for Paul Allen Cline, Sr. age, 68, of Early, will be at 3:00 PM, Sunday, January 26, 2014 in the Heartland Funeral Home Chapel. The family will be available for visitation one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at 2:00 PM, Monday, in Laurel Oaks Memorial Park in Mesquite under the direction of Heartland Funeral Home.
Mr. Cline died Friday, January 24, 2014 at his home surrounded by his family.
Paul was born in Dallas on July 26, 1945 to Lewis Edgar and Beulah Mae (Johnston) Cline. He worked as an over the road truck driver for many years driving coast to coast. He married Donna Karn on July 18, 1988 in Dallas. They have been residents of Brown County for the past eight years.
Paul is survived by his wife Donna Cline of Early, a brother David Cline and wife Becky of Combine; three sons, Paul Cline, Jr. and wife Starleen of Brownwood, Anthony Cline and wife Stacey of Waxahachie, and Ronnie Cline and Tracy Axt of Brownwood; fifteen grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Thurstene Venable Aldridge was born on October 15, 1942 in Brownwood, Texas to Roland Thurston Venable and Mary Eva Lynn Pettis Venable. She passed away Tuesday January 21, 2014 in Brownwood.
Her early years were spent in Brownwood where she graduated from Brownwood High in 1960. She married Bob Aldridge on August 20, 1960. One of her favorite jobs was serving as the Pastor’s secretary at Inglewood Baptist Church in Grand Prairie. Her greatest joy in life was being with her husband of 53 years and her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband Bob Aldridge and her sister Rolanda Venable Willey. Her son and daughter in law, Dr. Robert Thurston Aldridge and his wife Amy and her daughter and son in law Shannon Leigh Aldridge Snyder and Michael Snyder. Her granddaughters Ashleigh McCuller and her Husband Derrick McCuller, Kelsey Eastham, Mary Elise Eastham, Kaitlyn Aldridge, McKenzie Aldridge, Justin Snyder and Wesley Snyder.
Connie Ynostrosa Bosquez was called home after a long illness on Thursday, January 23, 2014 in San Antonio.
Connie was born on December 21, 1940 in Big Valley (Mills County) to Jose & Esther Ynostrosa. She attended Goldthwaite schools and was a 1962 graduate of Gary's Beauty College in Brownwood. She lived in Dallas where she met and married her husband, Joe Bosquez, Jr. in June 1964. She returned to Brownwood to care for her parents, work, and raise her family for 30 years until her recent move to San Antonio. She retired from Brownwood ISD in 2011.
Connie was an active member of her church, Primera Iglesia Bautista serving as WMU Director, VBS Director, Sunday School Director and teacher, church treasurer, GA Leader, Christmas program director, and choir member. She was also a volunteer at the Brownwood State School.
Connie is survived by her spouse, Joe Bosquez, Jr.; three children, Gina Abad & husband Celso, San Antonio; John Bosquez & wife Janet, San Marcos; Felecia Bosquez, Dallas; two grandchildren Jessica Rodriguez and Christopher Thompson, both of San Antoniol; three great-grandchildren, Nathaniel Rodriguez, Matthew Rodriguez, Alessia Rodriguez, all of San Antonio, her siblings, Pat Ynostrosa of Grand Prairie, Tom Ynostrosa of Big Valley, Cruz Padilla of Goldthwaite, Mike Ynostrosa, of Dallas, Ralph Ynostrosa, Sr. of Dallas, Susan Granado, of Garland, Roberta Parsons of Saginaw, Lorraine Galindo of Grand Prairie, Josephine Basquez of Ft Worth, Reyes Ynostrosa, Brownwood and by numerous nieces and nephews.
Doris Lee Tucker Henexson, 89, went to be with her Lord on January 21, 2014, at her home in Gun Barrel City, Texas. Visitation for Mrs. Henexson will be from 6 – 8 PM, Thursday, January 23, 2014, at Davis-Morris. Services will be held Friday, January 24, 2014, 2:00 PM, at Davis-Morris Funeral Home.
Doris Lee Tucker was born on February 19, 1924, to Jim and Janie Tucker in Brown County. She dedicated her life to serving the Lord. She played piano for over 30 years at Bethlehem Baptist Church at Mesquite, Texas. Doris worked until she was 75 years of age. Upon her retirement, she moved to Gun Barrel City, Texas, where she loved watching wildlife, quilting and reading.
Doris was preceded in death by her daughter, Donna Gwen Henexson; her parents Jim and Janie Tucker; three brothers, Edward, James, and Sterling Tucker; three sisters, Dorothy Chapman (her twin), Alene Drinkard, and Imogene Napier.
Doris is survived by two sisters, Juanita Bradley, and Cleo Smith of Brownwood; her brother-in-law Jerry Drinkard; her seven children, Ronald Henexson, Randal and Barbara Henexson, Larry and Vickie Henexson, Gary and Janenne Henexson, Kenneth and Michelle Henexson; two daughters, Debbie and Roy Bray, Dolores and Robert Campbell. She is also survived by numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
John Robert Beasley age 48, passed away Tuesday, January 21, 2014 after a brief illness. Graveside services for Mr. Beasley will be held on Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 11:00 am at Greenleaf cemetery. Visitation is scheduled for Friday, January 24, 2014, at Heartland Funeral Home from 6:00pm until 8:00 pm.
John Robert Beasley, Jr. was born on April 27, 1965 to John Robert Sr. and Fran Beasley in Gainesville, TX. John was a born musician who could play virtually any instrument and especially loved playing in the worship team at Victory Life Church. He was a life-long fan of the Dallas Cowboys and especially Jay Novecek with whom he shared the same football position (tight end) and jersey number (84).
John was a medical technician for Brownwood Region Medical Center for 14 years and was later employed with Schwan’s Food Service for 13 years at the time of his death.
Services for Sherry Ann Hagood, 60, of Brownwood, are pending with Netherton Funeral Home and Cremations.\
Mrs. Hagood died on Tuesday, January 21, 2014, at Kindred Hospital Southwest, in Ft. Worth, Texas.
Graveside services for Cathy Slate, age 57, of Bangs, Texas will be held 11:00 AM Thursday, January 23, 2014 in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery. The family will receive friends 5:00 – 7:00 PM Wednesday at the Heartland Funeral Home in Early. Mrs. Slate passed away Monday at her home.
Cathy Nadine was born on March 17, 1956 in Brownwood, Texas to Bernard and Edna Mae Robertson Smithwick. She lived most of her life in this area and had worked as bookkeeper for Bowman’s Lumber Company for fifteen years.
Jimmie Carol Allen Troyer, age 80, of Bangs passed away Monday, January 20, 2014, in Bangs, Texas. Funeral services for Mrs. Troyer will be held on Wednesday, January 22, 2014, at 2:00pm in the Bangs First Baptist Church, in Bangs, Texas. Burial will follow in Bangs Cemetery. Visitation is scheduled for Tuesday, January 21, 2014, at Davis-Morris Funeral Home from 6:00pm until 8:00pm.
Jimmie Carol Allen Troyer was born on September 21, 1933, in Brownwood, Texas, to Giles and Gladys Mask. Jimmie was born a caregiver and continued to care for others throughout her entire life. She was a lifelong resident of the Bangs area, and Bangs First Baptist Church was her lifelong spiritual home where she had a loving and very devoted Sunday School Class. Jimmie raised 8 children of her own and continued raising children all the way to her first 2 great-grandchildren. Jimmie’s first and foremost love belonged to her family, and she cherished them greatly. She was also a lifelong and avid fisherman. Jimmie met her second husband, Calvin, in church and their relationship blossomed from there. During their time together, Jimmie and Calvin had the opportunity to travel to many different places, and they also had a great fondness for square dancing. Jimmie was a loving wife, mother and grandmother, and she will be dearly missed.