Our Obituaries

Earnest Eugene Gowdy

August 8, 1926 - January 28, 2018

Earnest Eugene Gowdy, age 91 of Brownwood passed away Sunday evening at the Brownwood Regional Medical Center.He was born August 8, 1926 in Lakeview, Texas the son of the late James E. and Jewel Morris Gowdy. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Mid-Western University after graduating from high school and later served in the U. S. Army and later in the U. S. Navy Reserves serving as...
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Anita Fay Owings

February 10, 1945 - January 19, 2018

Graveside services for Anita "Nita" Burney Owings, age 72, of Brownwood, will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at Greenleaf Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 at Davis Morris Funeral Home on Tuesday, January 23. Anita passed peacefully on January 19, 2018.Anita was born on Feb 10, 1945 in Lamesa, Texas to Verner and Mildred Crump. The second of four...
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Alma Delia Tuckness

May 28, 1952 - January 18, 2018

Funeral Mass for Delia Tuckness, 65, of Brownwood will held at 2 PM Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at St. Mary's Queen of Peace Church. Burial will follow at Greenleaf Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6-8 PM Monday, January 22 at Davis-Morris Funeral Home with a Rosary at 7. Alma Delia Bastardo was born May 28, 1952 in Brownwood to Pedro G. and Francisca (Garcia) Bastardo. She graduated from...
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Nicholas Richard Martin

April 9, 1979 - January 16, 2018

Funeral services for Nicholas "Nick" R. Martin, age 38, of Austin and formerly of Brownwood, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, January 20, 2018 at First Baptist Church in Brownwood. The family will receive friends from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home on Friday, January 19. Nicholas gained his wings on January 16, 2018 after a lengthy illness.Nicholas was born April 9, 1979 in Brownwood,...
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Olen Chester Franks

January 27, 1936 - January 16, 2018

Funeral services for Olen Franks will be held Monday, January 22, 2018 at 2 PM at the Davis-Morris Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends from 5-7 PM Sunday at the funeral home. Mr. Franks passed away January 16, 2018. Olen Chester Franks was born January 27, 1936 in Brown County to Ollie and Louise (Whitman) Franks. He attended Brownwood High School, where he excelled in...
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Juan Perez Cardenas

November 20, 1953 - January 11, 2018

Funeral services for Juan Perez Cardenas, 64, of Knox City and formerly of Brownwood will be held Friday, January 19 at 2:00 p.m. at the Davis-Morris Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, January 18 at the funeral home. (Mr. Cardenas passed away peacefully after a brief illness at Knox County Hospital on Thursday, January 11, 2018.)Juan was born in...
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Janis Marie Oney

August 3, 1935 - January 11, 2018

Funeral services for Janis Oney, age 82, of Lake Brownwood will be held at 2 PM Sunday, January 14, 2018 at the Davis-Morris Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM Saturday, January 13, 2018 at the funeral home. Mrs. Oney passed away Thursday, January 11, 2018.Janis was born August 3, 1935 in Archer City to Harry Tilman and Maggie Corrine (Norman) Ivy. She attended...
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Ramiro Cesar Martinez

July 28, 1940 - January 11, 2018

Ramiro Cesar Martinez, 77, of Early, TX, was called home by the Lord on January 11, 2018. Ramiro served 22 years in the US Air Force, retiring as a Senior Master Sergeant. During this time in the Air Force, he relished being a supporting member of the Thunderbirds air demonstration team as a supply specialist. After retiring from the Air Force, Ramiro worked for the Texas Department of Health....
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Alpha Faye Morton

April 7, 1935 - January 7, 2018

Faye Morton, 82, of Brownwood, passed away on Sunday, January 7, 2018.Fay was born April 7, 1935 to Delmar and Minnie Rollins. She married Patrick A. Morton August 12, 1952. She graduated from Arlington Heights High School in 1954. They moved to Brownwood in 1962. She graduated from Howard Payne in 1974. She received her Masters from Tarleton in Stephenville. She taught school in...
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Wilton Davis Jackson

November 16, 1921 - January 5, 2018

Funeral services for Wilton D. "Pilt" Jackson, age 96, of Richland Springs will be held at 2 PM Saturday, January 13, 2018 at the Davis-Morris Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Richland Springs Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM Friday, January 12, 2018. Mr. Jackson passed away January 5, 2018.Pilt was born November 16, 1921 to J. D. and Bessie Ophelia (Wilton)...
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Jerrel Stephens Carman

April 19, 1929 - December 30, 2017

Jerrel Stephens Carman of Brownwood, Texas passed away December 30, 2017. Jerrel was born on April 19, 1929 to Dee Jerrel Carman and Delora Rowland Carman in Jones County, Texas. He graduated from Anson High School in 1947 and attended Cisco Junior College.Jerrel married Wilma Dee Snell on April 27, 1951. He joined the United States Army, serving during the Korean War, attaining the rank of...
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Joe Dale Low

July 29, 1928 - December 29, 2017

Funeral services for Joe Dale Low, age 89, of Brownwood will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at Coggin Avenue Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Eastlawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Monday, January 1, 2018 at Davis-Morris Funeral Home. Mr. Low passed away Friday, December 29, 2017. Joe (follower of Jesus Christ) was a beloved father, devoted...
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Waymon Harold Johnson

July 8, 1936 - December 24, 2017

Waymon Johnson, 81 of DeLeon passed from this life on December 24, 2017. He was born to Mary Anna Keithley Johnson on July 8, 1936 in Monahans, Texas. Waymon was raised in Kermit, Texas by his mother and grandmother Mary Ola Keithley. He married Beverly Brownlee on March 16, 1958 in Kermit. He retired from Cabot and moved to DeLeon in1999.Best known as papa, he loved to fish, he was always...
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Harold Dee Roberson

December 10, 1927 - December 22, 2017

Harold Dee Roberson, 90, passed away on December 23, 2017. He was the elder son of Lucile and Erie D. Roberson of Goldthwaite, born on the family ranch in western Mills County on December 10, 1927. He attended grade school in Big Valley, graduated from Goldthwaite High school and went on to graduate from Texas A&M University.He worked for the USDA Soil Conservation Service in Texas and the US...
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Hilda M. Harlow

April 9, 1914 - December 22, 2017

Hilda Harlow, age 103 & 8 months, passed away peacefully on December 22, 2017. She was a very special lady to her family and friends, her former second grade students, her church (Central United Methodist), and to her Brownwood community.Hilda was the oldest of six girls born to Anna Schroeder and Henry F. Miller of Canyon, Texas. The greatest influence on her life was her mother, who came from...
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Curtis Antone Brandstetter

March 25, 1934 - December 14, 2017

Curtis Brandstetter, age 83, of Brownwood passed away after a lengthy illness on Thursday, December 14, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at Davis Morris Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Indian Creek Cemetery. No visitation is planned.Curtis was born to Walter E. and Katie Clyde Brandstetter on March 25, 1934 on the Coleman/Brown County line. He...
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Santos Aguirre

December 25, 1942 - December 13, 2017

Santos Aguirre, Jr., age 74, of Blanket went to Heaven to be with his Lord December 13, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Memorial services will be held at 2 PM Friday, December 15, 2017 at the Davis-Morris Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be held at a later date.Santos was born December 25, 1942 in Brady, Texas to Santos Sr. and Aurora (Cordero) Aguirre. He served his country in the U. S....
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Esther D. Manriquez

August 22, 1943 - December 4, 2017

Funeral Mass for Esther D. Manriquez, age 74, of Brownwood will be held at 2 PM Thursday, December 7, 2017 at St. Mary's Queen of Peace Church. Burial will follow at Greenleaf Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM Tuesday, December 6, 2017 at the funeral home with a Rosary at 7 PM. Mrs. Manriquez passed away Monday, December 4, 2017.Esther was born August 22, 1943 in La Bandera...
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Ruthie Ann Kelly

July 21, 1940 - November 29, 2017

Graveside services for Ruthie Ann Kelly, age 77, of Bangs will be held at 3:30 PM Friday, December 1, 2017 at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Mills County. Mrs. Kelly passed away Wednesday, November 29, 2017. Ruthie was born July 21, 1940 in Comanche, Texas to Jack and Georgie Lane. She loved fishing, board games, Christmas and her dog, Cocoa. Most of all, she loved her family. Those left behind to...
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Margaret Lou Majors

March 20, 1929 - November 27, 2017

Margaret Lou (Taylor) Majors, beloved mother, grandmother, and great grandmother passed on to be with her Lord and Savior, Monday, November 27, 2017.Visitation will be held Thursday 5-7 pm at Davis-Morris Funeral Home in Brownwood with services in the chapel at the funeral home on Friday at 11am. Burial will follow at Zephyr Cemetery.Margaret was born March 20, 1929, in Ricker to Joseph Richard...
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Stanley Hennessey

December 24, 1954 - November 1, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Davis-Morris Funeral Home, Brownwood, TX.
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Rita Joy Beakley

December 26, 1931 - November 1, 2017

Graveside services for Rita Beakley, age 85, of San Angelo and formerly of Brownwood will be held at 10:30 AM Saturday, November 4, 2017 at the Cox Cemetery in McCulloch County. Visitation will be held from 6-8 PM Friday at Davis-Morris Funeral Home.Rita Joy Horne was born December 26, 1931 to Homer Clint and Thelma Lee (Underwood) Horne in Lohn, Texas. She married Harry Lee Beakley on May 25,...
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Granny Pete Simmons

August 1, 1928 - October 24, 2017

Funeral services for Granny "Pete" Simmons, age 89, of Bangs will be held Thursday, October 26 at 10 AM at the Davis-Morris Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow at Greenleaf Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6-8 on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at the funeral home. Pete passed away Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at her home.Pete was born August 1, 1928 in Buda to Ed and Bessie (Underhill) Allen. ...
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Geneva Aleen Hester

March 23, 1927 - October 20, 2017

Saying goodbye to Grandmother was a competitive sport for her grandchildren with each vying to get the last hug and kiss to end a visit. She was happiest surrounded by them. Sugar cookies, waffles and jelly rolls were abundant and competed for also. Saying good bye now is difficult, but her children and grandchildren were blessed to have her. Geneva Aleen Gifford was born March 23, 1927 in...
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Garland Glenn Aaron

May 29, 1966 - October 16, 2017

Glenn Aaron, 51, of May, went to be with his Lord and Savior on October 16, 2017. He died at his home.Glenn was born on May 29, 1966 in Brownwood, to Wayland Glenn Aaron and Betty Walters. He had been a truck driver for 26 years and was currently employed at Max Mahan in Brady. Glenn loved his job with Max Mahan.Glenn met and married the one and only true love of his life on January 13, 2010. ...
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Mary L. Edgar

October 28, 1924 - October 16, 2017

Mary Lou Eaton Edgar, 92, passed away peacefully at her home October 16, 2017.Visitation will be held Friday, October 20 from 5:30-7:30 PM at Davis-Morris Funeral Home. Graveside service will be Saturday, October 21 at Jenkins Spring Cemetery in Early at 2 PM.Mary Lou was born October 28, 1924 in Bisbee, AZ to S. J. Eaton and Eva Francis Hoover. She married George Edgar on February 14, 1943 in...
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Marilyn Kay Peek

February 1, 1941 - October 14, 2017

Funeral services for Marilyn Kay Peek, age 76, of Brownwood will be held at 2 PM Thursday, October 19, 2017 at Coggin Avenue Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from 1-2 at the church. Mrs. Peek passed away Saturday, October 14, 2017.Kay was born February 1, 1941 in Commerce to William Walter and Florene (Hollowell) Currin. She graduated from Brownwood High School in 1959, attended...
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Seale Tippen Cutbirth

October 26, 1929 - October 13, 2017

Seale Tippen Cutbirth, MD passed away peacefully Friday morning, October 13, 2017. Dr. and Mrs. Cutbirth have resided at The Chatfield assisted living facility in Brownwood, Texas the past three years.Dr. Cutbirth was born in Brownwood, Texas, at the Medical Arts Hospital October 26, 1929 to Sam and Ollie Cutbirth. Dr. Cutbirth grew up in Houston and moved to Wharton, Texas his junior year in...
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Bevalene Russelle Burkeen

February 12, 1958 - October 4, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Davis-Morris Funeral Home, Brownwood, TX.
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Wesley Anderson Bailey

October 3, 1954 - October 3, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Davis-Morris Funeral Home, Brownwood, TX.
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Adam Christopher Ray

June 2, 1976 - October 2, 2017

Adam Christopher Ray - beloved son, father, brother, and friend - of Early, Texas chose to be with his God and Savior on October 2nd, 2017 at the age of 41. Born June 2nd, 1976 in Fort Hood, Texas; Adam was a graduate of Early High School and a gifted self-taught Master Welder, Engineer, and Entrepreneur. As an avid hunter and outdoorsman Adam found beauty in the world as well as all people he...
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Thomas Eugene Hull

July 24, 1938 - September 28, 2017

Funeral services for Thomas Eugene Armstrong-Hull, age 79, of Blanket will be held at 2 PM Sunday, October 1, 2017 at the Davis-Morris Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Rock Church Cemetery in Blanket. The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM Saturday, September 30, 2017 at the funeral home. Mr. Hull went to be with his Lord Thursday, September 28, 2017 at the Western Hills Nursing...
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Eulalio Vasquez Cardoza

June 7, 1936 - September 24, 2017

Funeral Mass for Eulalio Vasquez Cardoza, age 81, of Brownwood will be held at 10AM Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at St. Mary's Queen of Peace Church. Burial will follow at Greenleaf Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at the funeral home with a Rosary at 7 PM. Mr. Cardoza passed away Sunday, September 24, 2017. Eulalio Vasquez Cardoza was born...
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Judy Caroline Allen

February 15, 1943 - September 23, 2017

Graveside services for Judy Caroline Allen, age 74, of Bangs will be held at 2PM Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at Mukewater Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM Monday at Davis-Morris Funeral Home. Mrs. Allen passed away Saturday, September 23, 2017 at her home. Judy Caroline Green was born February 15, 1943 to Willis and Moreen Green in Mullin, Texas. She married Larry Allen...
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Edna Mae Carey

April 18, 1931 - September 22, 2017

Funeral services for Edna Mae Carey, 86, of Cross Plains will be held at 2 PM Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at the Davis-Morris Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Cross Plains Cemetery. Mrs. Carey passed away Friday, September 22, 2017. Edna Mae Stewart was born on April 18, 1931 in Lamesa, Texas (Dawson County)...
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Mercedes Franco Garza

September 24, 1945 - September 16, 2017

Funeral Mass for Mercedes Franco Garza, age 71, of Brownwood will be held at 10 AM Friday, September 22, 2017 at St. Mary's Queen of Peace Church. Visitation will be from 6-8 PM Thursday, September 21, 2017 at Davis-Morris Funeral Home. Rosary will be at 7 PM. Mrs. Garza passed away Saturday, September 16, 2017. Mercedes Franco was born September 24, 1945 to Cosme and Maria (Reyes) Franco in...
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Barbara Jean Vogel

July 29, 1940 - September 15, 2017

Barbara Jean Vogel, 77, of Bangs, Texas went to her Heavenly Home on September 15, 2017.She was born July 29, 1940 at Napoleon, Alabama to Henry and Minnie Brown. Barbara graduated from Napoleon High School and received a business degree from Commercial College.She was married to Herman Vogel July 18, 1959 and moved to Texas. Barbara was a bookkeeper for Herman for several years, worked in the...
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Vera Reve Traweek

March 27, 1925 - September 15, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Davis-Morris Funeral Home, Brownwood, TX.
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Addie Oleta Whiteley

October 19, 1930 - September 8, 2017

Graveside services for Oleta Whiteley, age 86, of Weatherford and formerly of Bangs will be held at 11 AM Thursday, September 14, 2017 at Bangs Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10:00 to 10:45 AM that morning at Davis-Morris Funeral Home. Mrs. Whiteley passed away Friday, September 8, 2017. Addie Oleta Wright was born October 19, 1930 in Italy, Texas to Minor Amos and Sarah Allie ...
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Mary Lou McCleery

January 27, 1925 - August 26, 2017

Mary Lou McCleery, another loss of the Great Generation, went Home to be with her Lord Saturday, August 26, 2017. Lou was born January 27, 1925 in Iowa Park, Texas to Archie D. and Callie (Hayden) Walker. She married Melvin McCleery on September 13, 1945 in San Antonio, Texas. They moved to Odessa in 1952 where they jointly owned and operated Melvin's Clothiers. Lou was an LVN as well. In the...
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Gwendoline Mary Davis

July 6, 1923 - August 3, 2017

Gwen DavisFuneral services for Gwendoline M. Davis, 94, of Brownwood will be at 3pm, Sunday, August 6, 2017 at the Davis-Morris Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Pete Smith officiating, assisted by Deacon Patricia Banks. Interment will follow in Greenleaf Cemetery.Mrs. Davis died at 7:47 pm Thursday at a local nursing home following a lengthy illness.Gwen was born to Harry and Sarah Ann Freeman...
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Homer Bryan Allen

October 24, 1919 - July 27, 2017

Dr. Homer Bryan Allen Jr. went home to be with his Lord on Thursday, July 27, 2017, in Brownwood Texas. He was 97. Homer was born in Temple on Oct 24, 1919, to Dr. Homer Bryan Allen Sr. and Carrie Camp Allen. He graduated from Brownwood High School in 1936. He attended Texas A&M and was on the swim team until 1939, when he accepted an appointment to the Naval Academy in Annapolis. His...
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Kenneth Dean Sager

February 11, 1961 - July 10, 2017

Funeral services for Kenneth D. Sager, age 56, of Zephyr will be held at 11 AM Saturday at the Davis-Morris Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends from 10 AM until service time. Mr. Sager passed away Monday, July 10 as the result of an automobile accident.Kenneth Dean Sager was born February 11, 1961 in Huchinson, Kansas to Donald Jean and Shirley Maxine Sager. He graduated from...
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Shirlene Annette Cox Conley

September 28, 1941 - July 6, 2017

Funeral services for Shirlene A. (Cox) Conley, 75, of Brownwood will be held Sunday, July 9, 2017 at 2 PM at the Davis-Morris Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Eastlawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM Saturday. Mrs. Conley passed away Thursday, July 6, 2017.Shirlene Annette Fowler was born September 28, 1941 in Bangs, Texas to Wylie Monroe "Jack" and Oretha...
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Oran Perry Stark

October 26, 1922 - June 21, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Davis-Morris Funeral Home, Brownwood, TX.
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Ruth Ann Windham

January 4, 1950 - June 19, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Davis-Morris Funeral Home, Brownwood, TX.
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Marjorie Aileen Talley

December 27, 1919 - June 19, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Davis-Morris Funeral Home, Brownwood, TX.
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Georgia Ann Courtney

December 4, 1937 - June 18, 2017

Georgia Courtney, our beloved mother, was called home to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 18, 2017, after a brief illness. Georgia was born December 4, 1937, in Vernon, Texas to Albert and Leah Ballard. Brownwood was her home for most of her adult life where she was a devoted and loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Georgia loved gardening, restoring furniture and building things...
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Larry Dean Boyd

May 5, 1943 - June 17, 2017

Funeral services for Larry Dean Boyd, 74 of Junction and formerly of May will be held at 2PM Thursday, June 22, 2017 at the Davis-Morris Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow at Pleasant Valley Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1-2 PM prior to the service.Larry was born May 5, 1943 in May, Texas to Thurman Columbus and Dorothy Maxine (Davis) Boyd. He excelled as a government...
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Janette Natalie Beamish

January 19, 1933 - June 14, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Davis-Morris Funeral Home, Brownwood, TX.
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Bradley Malone

August 24, 1929 - June 5, 2017

Graveside services for Bradley Malone, age 87 of Early will held at 2 PM on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at Eastlawn Memorial Park. No visitation is scheduled. Mr. Malone died Monday, June 5, 2017. Arrangements are under the direction of Davis-Morris Funeral Home. Bradley Malone was born august 24, 1929 in Clarksville, Texas to Benjamin and Willow "Willie" Malone. He proudly served his country and...
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Charles Curtis Page

December 9, 1966 - June 4, 2017

Funeral services for Charles Curtis Page, 50, of Brownwood will be held at 2 PM Monday, June 12, 2017 at the Davis-Morris Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow at Greenleaf Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4-6 PM Sunday 11 June, at the funeral home. Charles passed away June 4, 2017.Charles was born on December 9, 1966 in Fort Worth, Texas at All Saints Hospital. Growing up in...
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Ethel Cristell McDonald

June 8, 1926 - June 2, 2017

On Friday, June 2, 2017, Ethel Cristell McDonald went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ just six days short of her 91st birthday after fighting a long battle with Alzheimer's while staying at Cross Country Healthcare.Cris is celebrating with her mother, Ethel March (Brawley) Horton; father, Little Claude Horton; husband, Marvin McDonald and her eight brothers, Hosea Markus, William...
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Fernando Alvizo

November 25, 1982 - May 28, 2017

Funeral Mass for Fernando Alvizo, age 34 of Brownwood will be held at 2:30 PM Friday, June 2, 2017 at St. Mary's Queen of Peace Church. Visitation will be held from 6-8 PM Thursday, June 1 with a Rosary at 7 PM at the Davis-Morris Funeral Home Chapel. Mr. Alvizo passed away Sunday, May 28, 2017in Cross Plains in an accident. He was a loving father, son, brother and friend gone too soon....
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Jerry B. Gazaway

June 27, 1941 - May 23, 2017

Jerry B. Gazaway, 75, longtime resident of Brownwood, Texas went to be with his Lord on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. He was living near his daughter in Duncan, Oklahoma the last few months of his life. Funeral services will be Friday, May 26, 2017 at 2:00 at Coggin Avenue Baptist Church where he was a longtime member. Burial will follow in Eastlawn Memorial Park in Early. Visitation will be Thursday...
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Jerry Clyde Spain

September 28, 1937 - May 22, 2017

Graveside services for Jerry C. Spain, 79, of Brownwood will be held at 2 PM Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at Greenleaf Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6-7 PM Tuesday at the Davis-Morris Funeral Home Chapel. He was a Catholic and member of St. Mary's Queen of Peace Church.The son of Clyde A. Spain and Audra Egger Spain, Jerry was born September 28, 1937 in Brownwood. He graduated from Pasadena...
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Mildred Louise Ivy

June 8, 1929 - May 20, 2017

Funeral services for Mildred Pittman Ivy, age 87, of Harlingen and formerly of Brownwood will be held Saturday May 27, 2017 at 11 AM at the Davis-Morris Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Rodney McGlothlin officiating. Burial will follow at Eastlawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 10 AM until service time at the funeral home. Mrs. Ivy passed away May 20, 2017 in Harlingen...
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Rosa Cadena

August 21, 1921 - May 15, 2017

Rosa Cadena, 95 of Brownwood, Texas went to be with the Lord on Monday May 15, 2017. She lived in Brownwood most of her life where her and husband Frank raised their children. She moved to Fort Worth Tx after becoming ill to be with her daughters. Rosa loved life, enjoyed singing and dancing. She enjoyed being around her family as much as possible. Celebration mass will be at St Mary's Catholic...
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Donald Melvin Eddings

July 22, 1929 - May 12, 2017

Graveside services with military honors for Donald Melvin Eddings, 88, of Blanket will be held at 2 PM Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at the Blanket Cemetery. Mr. Eddings passed away Friday, May 12, 2017. No visitation is scheduled.Donald was born July 22, 1929 in Blanket, Texas to Walter Melvin and Nona Beatrice (Allen) Eddings. He grew up in Blanket and graduated from high school there in 1948. He...
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Jose DeJesus Cuellar

January 14, 1933 - May 2, 2017

José de Jesús Cuellar de 84 años de Brownwood, Texas falleció pacíficamente rodeado por su familia el 2 de mayo de 2017. Jesús Cuellar, uno de 5 hijos, nació en San Matías Coahuila México a Abelardo Cuéllar y Paula Menchaca Cuellar el 14 de enero de 1933. La obra de su vida fue en ranchos y las lecherías. Trabajó 45 años para Gore...
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Emma Lee Norwood

April 1, 1928 - April 30, 2017

Emma Lee Norwood, age 89, passed away on Sunday, April 30th, 2017 at 2 a.m. in Montrose, Colorado after a brief illness. The youngest of 6 children, she was born on April 1, 1928 in Robertson, Texas to O.M. and Emma T. Beck. After graduating from high school in1946 she moved to Lubbock, Texas where she met her future husband, C.W. Norwood at Calvary Baptist Church. They married in 1949 and...
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Delano Lamar Campbell

January 28, 1935 - April 27, 2017

Funeral services for Delano "Sonny" Campbell, age 82, of Brownwood will be held Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 2 PM at Coggin Avenue Baptist Church. Burial with military honors is pending with the VA Cemetery at lake Fort Phantom, Abilene, Texas. The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM Saturday at Davis-Morris Funeral Home. Mr. Campbell passed away Thursday, April 27, 2017.Delano Lamar Campbell...
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Delbert Elmer Williams

June 3, 1942 - April 26, 2017

Funeral services for Delbert E. Williams, age 74, of Bangs will be held at 1PM Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at the New Testament Holiness Church in Bangs. Burial will follow at Bangs Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 Monday at Davis-Morris Funeral Home. Mr. Williams passed away April 26, 2017.Delbert was born June 3, 1942 in Scott County Arkansas to William Claborn and Luvena (Cox)...
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Calvin B. Humphries

August 4, 1957 - April 25, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Davis-Morris Funeral Home, Brownwood, TX.
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Jessie Hernandez Acuña

July 27, 1925 - April 24, 2017

Jessie H. Acuña passed away Monday evening, April 24, 2017, after a battle with cancer, with family and friends at his side. Jessie was born on July 27, 1925, in Trent. He attended Trent schools and worked on the family farm until drafted into the U.S. Army in the summer of 1943. After completing basic training at Fort Ord, California, he was sent to Liverpool, England and assigned to the...
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Teresa Martinez

December 9, 1929 - April 22, 2017

Teresa Martinez, 87 of Brownwood, crossed back into the arms of her Heavenly Father on Saturday, April 22, 2017. Born December 12, 1929 to Rey and Sesaria Martinez in Burkett, Texas, Teresa was one of seven children.Ms. Martinez often shared memories of growing up in Burkett, as well as in Coleman. Among favorite childhood memories, she included time spend learning to fish and grow crops on her...
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Gary Bing Rutledge

August 12, 1944 - April 18, 2017

Gary Bing Rutledge, 72, of Brownwood, Texas passed away Tuesday, April 18, 2017.A memorial service will be held at 4 PM Saturday, April 22, 2017 at Davis-Morris Funeral Home.Bing was born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas. He served 20 years in the Navy both stateside and abroad (Japan and the Philippines). Bing also worked 13 years with G.E., aircraft division, stateside and Turkey.Many people...
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Thelma Lorine McCluskey

October 22, 1917 - April 18, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Davis-Morris Funeral Home, Brownwood, TX.
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Eugene Hallum Gibson

October 27, 1928 - April 14, 2017

Eugene H. (Gene) Gibson, Sr. was born October 27th, 1928 in Pioneer, Tx. Gene graduated from Cross Plains High School in 1946, and then graduated from Texas A&M University in 1953 with a degree in Horticulture. After college, Gene worked as agronomist in Weslaco, TX where he met his wife, Esther. Gene and Esther raised two sons, Bruce and Gene, Jr. The Gibson family moved to Brownwood, TX...
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Juan Constancio

May 4, 1956 - April 11, 2017

Funeral mass for Juan Constancio Sr, age 60, of Brownwood will be held Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 2 PM at the Davis-Morris Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Eastlawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM with a Rosary at 7 PM Wednesday at the funeral home. Mr. Constancio died Tuesday, April 11. Juan Constancio was born on May 4th, 1956 in Jimenez Coahuila,...
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James Samuel Morris

September 29, 1942 - April 1, 2017

James Samuel MorrisJim was born in Brownwood, TX on September 29, 1942 to Ernest and Alice Morris. He succumbed to a short illness on April 1, 2017. He was a generous, gentle soul always willing to help those around him. He was preceded in death by both parents.Survivors include his wife Teresa, two sons, Jim in Kerrville and Kael in Brownwood, six grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren,...
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Bobbie Ruth Smith

July 30, 1944 - March 30, 2017

Bobbie (Wood) Smith, a long time resident of Brown County, passed away Thursday, March 30, 2017 at the age of 72.Born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on July 30, 1944, Bobbie was a loving wife, a caring mother, and a fantastic mema. Bobbie had a love for animals like none other, especially her 3 dogs. Bobbie enjoyed fishing, art and gardening. Bobbie could be described as a facetious woman, who...
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Catherine Gail Padilla

August 2, 1951 - March 29, 2017

After decades of service to others, Catherine (Cathy) Padilla ended her earthly journey on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at Hendricks Medical Center in Abilene, Texas.Born in Brownwood on August 2, 1951, Cathy returned here as an adult after living in places as exotic as Florida and Germany. She came home to raise her beloved twin boys, Nathan and Jason Padilla. She wanted to be close to her mother...
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Avis E. PETROSS

May 25, 1915 - March 27, 2017

AVIS ELEANOR DONAHOO PETROSSMay 25, 1915 - March 27, 2017Avis Petross, age 101, passed away in Stephenville, Texas, on Monday, March 27, 2017. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m., Friday, March 31, at Davis-Morris Funeral Chapel in Brownwood, Texas. Burial will follow at Moro Cemetery near Blanket, Texas. Visitation will be Thursday, March 30, from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at Davis-Morris.Avis Eleanor...
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Marion Betty Carter

January 9, 1920 - March 14, 2017

Marion Betty Barnhart Kirbo Carter was known as " Gambo" by her family and friends. Born in Kiefer, Ok on January 9, 1920, she departed this life March 14 2017, in her home, surrounded by her children, to enter the joys of heaven, a prepared place for a prepared people.  At the age of 21 she married evangelist Fred D Kirbo and to this family were born Darryl, Susie and Larry. ...
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Nancy Janice Petty

April 24, 1948 - March 13, 2017

Funeral services for Nancy Janice Petty, age 68, of Zephyr will be held Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 2 PM at the Davis-Morris Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Jim Looby officiating. Burial will follow at Zephyr Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM Wednesday at the funeral home. Mrs. Petty passed away Monday, March 13, 2017.Nancy was born April 24, 1948 in Hamilton, Texas to...
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Joyce Ellen Bodine

November 20, 1947 - March 6, 2017

Funeral services for Joyce Ellen Bodine, age 69, of Bangs will be held at 11:00 am Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at the Davis- Morris Funeral Home with burial to follow at Bangs Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10:30 am until service time on Wednesday. Joyce passed away Monday, March 6 2017.Joyce was born on November 20, 1947 in Sealy, Texas to Adrian and Margie (Box) Bodine. She grew...
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Mary Ruth Ballejo

August 22, 1930 - February 27, 2017

Funeral services for Mary Ruth Ballejo, 86, of Brownwood, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, March 2, 2017 at First Baptist Church in Brownwood. Interment will be at Eastlawn Memorial Park.Mary passed away Monday, February 27, 2017 in Brownwood.Mary Ruth Quisenberry was born August 22, 1930 in Quanah, Texas to Roger Scott and Laura B. Quisenberry. She was a longtime member of Sunset Baptist...
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Micheal Lee Harper

April 26, 1953 - February 22, 2017

Graveside service for Micheal Lee Harper, age 63, of Bangs will be held at 2:00 PM, Friday, February 24, 2017 at the Bangs Cemetery. Micheal and Janie were high school sweethearts. He was a loving and devoted husband and father who went Home to be with his Heavenly Father on February 22, 2017.He is survived by his wife, Janie Norris Harper; daughter Amy Lee Harper, brothers Robert Harper of...
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Bobby Lewis Allen

June 13, 1933 - February 15, 2017

Bobby Lewis Allen age 83 of Bangs passed away peacefully on February 15, 2017 surrounded by his loving family, after a lengthy battle with cancer.Bobby was born June13, 1933 in Hope, Arkansas. His family moved to the Rising Star/Williams area when Bobby was about two-weeks old. Already having family in Bangs, Texas, he moved his young family to Bangs in 1963 and has remained in Bangs since that...
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Betty Jeane Gorden

September 22, 1929 - February 11, 2017

Betty Jeane Ratliff Gorden went to be with her Lord and the love of her life William Jasper (Jack) Gorden, February 11, 2017 at Brownwood Nursing and Rehab. Betty was born September 22, 1929 in Indian Creek to Homer and Winnie Martin Ratliff. The Martin family has been in Brown County since 1879 and the Ratliff family since 1874. The two families were two of the early pioneer families of Brown...
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Alvin Charles Berthelot

July 14, 1927 - February 10, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Davis-Morris Funeral Home, Brownwood, TX.
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Jack Jackson

September 16, 1951 - February 6, 2017

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Angelo Louis Ocasio

October 3, 1970 - February 1, 2017

A memorial service for Angelo Louis Ocasio, age 46, of Irving will be held at 2:00 PM, Monday, February 6, 2017 in the Davis-Morris Funeral Home Chapel. Mr. Ocasio died February 1, 2017. Survivors include his daughter, Briana White of Brownwood; mother, Beverly Taborn of Bangs; one grandson Jonathan Doyle; sisters, Rhonda Shelton of Linna, Ohio and Cassie Ann Jones of Idaho; step-sister,...
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Minerva Fuentes Serrato

August 3, 1949 - January 27, 2017

Minerva Fuentes Serrato was born on August 3, 1949 to Hilario & Alicia Fuentes in Rio Grande City, TX. In 1974 she met Esteban Serrato, in Fredericksburg, TX while working at the same company. They were married on December 17, 1975 in Fredericksburg & soon welcomed their first daughter, Maribelle in 1977. Later that year, they moved to Dallas, TX, & in 1981 they welcomed their second...
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Floyd Wayne Miller

December 4, 1938 - January 22, 2017

"He fills my life with good things. My youth is renewed like the eagle's." Psalms 103:5 NLTFloyd Wayne Miller left his earthly home to go be with Our Lord and Savior on January 22, 2017. Born on December 4, 1938 to Jesse Leonard and Roberta Eva Freeman Miller in Ranger Texas, he proved to be a handful until joining the Air Force on February 14, 1956. In the Air Force he learned to follow...
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Lucille Marick

April 1, 1916 - January 14, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Davis-Morris Funeral Home, Brownwood, TX.
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Francisco L. Garza

January 1, 1943 - December 27, 2016

Funeral services for Francisco Garza, 73, of Stephenville, will be held at 10am, Saturday, December 31, 2016 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Brownwood. Burial will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery in Brady. Visitation is scheduled for 6-8pm, Friday, December 30, 2016 at Davis-Morris Funeral Home, with a rosary service starting at 7pm. Mr. Garza passed away Tuesday, December 27, 2016. Davis...
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Raymond Elliott Hodge

October 21, 1945 - December 24, 2016

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Gerard Edward Adamski

October 13, 1932 - December 22, 2016

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Dewey Lamon Kennemur

October 13, 1937 - December 20, 2016

Dewey Lamon Kennemur was born October 13, 1937, in Midland, Texas, to Ellen Marie Shackelford. He met his best friend and love of his life, Sharon Martin and the two were married in Abilene, Texas on December 17, 1982. Dewey was a loving man and he cherished his family and loved his children and grandchildren dearly; as well as his dogs, which were near and dear to his heart. One of Dewey's...
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James Earl Holland

February 16, 1934 - December 17, 2016

Jim came into this world on his mother's birthday, February 16, 1934 in Paris, Texas. He was the third child of three born to Ernest Bevil and Bessie Erma (Crain) Holland. Most of his school years were in the Dallas School District. He was drafted into the Navy in 1956. He got to see a lot of the world during his enlistment, and he had a tale to tell about every port they entered. After his...
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Jackie Laverne Pruett

July 28, 1939 - December 16, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Davis-Morris Funeral Home, Brownwood, TX.
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Jullianne M. Barrick

August 31, 1938 - December 10, 2016

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Julianne M. Barrick

August 1, 1938 - December 9, 2016

Julianne (Julie) Barrick went home to be with the Lord on Friday, December 9, 2016 at Shannon Hospital in San Angelo following an accident in her home. She was a strong and loving wife, mother, and grandmother. Julie was born on August 1, 1938 to Dorothy Lucille Friday on a farm in Marion County, Kansas, with her grandmother as the midwife. Julie lived in several places in Kansas, Oklahoma, and...
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Patsy Jean Dunn

March 5, 1930 - December 4, 2016

Born on March 5, 1930 in Brownwood, Texas, Patsy Jean Hunt was the daughter of Wesley Powell Hunt, a master mechanic, and Golden McCamey Hunt, an educator and homemaker. While a youth, Patsy ("Pat") found tremendous enjoyment in her family, school, music lessons, art studies, and her many pets. During World War II, the Hunt family took in boarders and soldiers to help the War effort,...
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Margie L. Parrent

March 28, 1927 - December 3, 2016

Margie was born March 28, 1927 to William S. and Sarah (Atchley) Prince in Pine, Oklahoma. She grew up on a farm near Coalgate, Oklahoma. She attended Pine School through 8th grade. After meeting the love of her life, she married him, Lloyd R. Parrent. They were married 67 years. Together they had seven children. Margie was a Tupperware and Sarah Coventry Jewelry saleswoman. In her later...
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Jewell D. Overton

February 25, 1924 - November 30, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Davis-Morris Funeral Home, Brownwood, TX.
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Jerry Lee James

August 3, 1964 - November 28, 2016

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Jerry Russell Johnson

October 5, 1941 - November 23, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Davis-Morris Funeral Home, Brownwood, TX.
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