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PAGE 2A Bomc~q" BULtEnN WEDNF~DAY, AUGUST 10, 2005 Wallace "Ed" Myers Ed Myers, 62, of Burnet, died Aug. 2, 2005. Graveside services were Monday at Post Mountain Cemetery, with Rodney McGee officiating. Born in Little Rock, Ark on Dec. 1, 1942, the son of Wallace and Freida Myers. He was preceded in death by his mother Virginia Rose. Survivors include: son and daughter-in-law Dale and Amy Myers of Burnet; son Scott Myers of Lake Travis; four grandchildren; father Wallace Myers; two brothers; two sisters; and a host of nieces, nephews and other family members and friends. In lieu of flowers pleas'e make donations to the American Cancer Society. Clifton Johnson Clifton Johnson, of Briggs, Texas, died in Round Rock Hospital on Aug. 5, 2005. A memorial was held in his honor on Saturday. Johnson was born in Austin and retired from H-E- B after working as grocery manager in most of their stores for more than 31 years. He was a state certified fire- fighter and served the Leander Volunteer Fire Department for over six years until he moved to Briggs. The family wishes to thank Southern Care Hospice for their love and care for the past week, the nursing staff at Round Rock Hospital and to Lone Star Oncology, Dr. Brian Simkns. All Faith Funeral Home handled the arrangements. Survivors include: sister Loraine Strayhorn; brother Wilford Johnson; son Wm. Michael Johnson; daughter Janet Michelle Johnson Arrangements were direct- ed by Cook-Walden Funeral Home of Austin. John Harlan Roberts John Harlan Roberts Sr 67, of Burnet, died Aug. 7, 2005, after a long battle with cancer. Services were at Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home under the spiritual direction of Rodney McGee, pastor of Hill Country Fellowship Church. Pallbearers were his life-long high school friends, Jeff Rawls of Midland, Tom McElligott of Ruidoso, N.M Butch Hammock of Sisterdale, Allen "Peanut" Hammock of Center Point, Jerry Ford of Houston, and Jesse Cobb of Colleyville. Born Oct. 13, 1937, in Monahans, he graduated from Midland High School in 1956, and moved to Burnet in 1985. He was a charter mem- ber of Highland Lakes Methodist Church in Kingsland. He is preceded in death by his mother, Nina Mayfield Roberts, his father, Hugh Roberts, and his younge!t brother Troy Roberts. Survivors include: his wife of 44 years, Joan "Tooky" Roberts, of Burnet; children Kathy Call and her husband Randy, Debby Cravey and her husband Jarrett of Round Rock, John Roberts Jr. and his wife April of Burnet, and Tim Roberts and his wife Lisa of Round Rock; 15 grandchil- dren and one great-grand- daughter, his sisters, Carolyn Glosson of Abilene and Janna Hunt of Midland; his step- Hawthorne Funeral Home of Kingsland, officiated by Andy Brotsch. Interment followed at Kingsland Cemetery. Pallbearers were George Preston, Bobby Preston, Mike Ferguson, Lea Daughtery, Tony Guerra, and Hector Acevado. Born Sept. 15, 1923, in Liberal, Kans to parents Clarence E. and Margaret (Springfield) Mahan, he served in the U.S./LF. and saw duty in World War II; he worked as a sales rep and regional manager for Ingersoll-Rand Tool Company of Houston, and pursued his passion for playing the guitar. He was a well-renowned and talented guitar player with a life-long love of music. During his lifetime he performed on stages across the U.S. with notables such as Frenchie Burke, Ray Price, Hank Thompson and Johnny Bush. In 1979, he moved to the Hill Country and began a "retire- ment" but devoted every hour he could to "meetin' up with the band" and making some great music. His skill on rhythm guitar and wonderful singing voice brought pleasure to scores and scores of folks as a mem- ber of the Western Rhythm- aires for 24 years. He was a 2003 inductee into the Texas Western Swing Hall of Fame. A much- requested favorite by the pub- lic, he was a perennial per- former at Lions fundraisers. Music and his family were the light of his soul. The gui- tar might be now stilled, but the memories are alive always. Survivors include: son Milton James (Jimmy) Mahan H and wife Dianne of Kingsland; five grandchil- mother Pearl Roberts of dren; 13great-grandchildren; Belton, his sister-in-law Jean and two great-great-grand- Partanen of Midland, and his children. brother-in-law David As a member of Kingsland ing her flowers. Of all of God's creatures of feather and fur, she never met one she didn't love, especially the newborn ones that she could tenderly nurture. Of all the things that she missed the most during the last months of her life was being able to be out in the sun with her hands in the soil. Her husband preceded her in death along with her par- ents, and one daughter, Clara Jo Ramsey. Survivors include: sons D.W. "Bill" Ramsey and wife Claire of Tow and Jerry Ramsey and wife Annie of Austin; sister Elva Drennen of Shelbyville; grandchildren William T. Ramsey and wife Kelly of Fairbanks, .Alaska, Kimberly Ramsey Holland and husband William of Leander, KeUie Jett and hus- band Eric; and seven great- grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Library Fund at Tow First Baptist Church. Arrangements were under the direction of Waldrope- Hatfield-Hawthorne Funeral Homes, Inc. Floy Johannes Floy Maxine Johannes (Engle, Collins, Mackey) died in Burnet on Aug. 5, 2005, of natural causes. Services were Monday in the First United Methodist Church, with Ellen Ely in charge. Burial followed at Lakeland Hills Memorial Park on Ranch Road 4. The daughter of Marion and Bessie Weston Engle, she was born Nov. 8, 1923, in Braddyville, Page County, Iowa, grew up in Falls City, Neb. (under the name of Collins) and graduated from Falls City High in the class of 1940. In 1941 she married Francis L. Mackey, who lost his life in a beating accident Brooks, -Lelon, 23, was arrested on July 20, by BCSO for Thei of Stolen Property of more than $20 but less than $500; released July 21 on $500 cash Ward, Shaun Anthony, 22, was arrested on July 20 by MFPD for Credit Card or Debit Card Abuse Parks, John Terrence, 52, of Austin, was arrested on July 20 by MFPD for Criminal Mischief of more than $50 but less than $500 and released on $1,000 cash surety Canchola, Joe, 17, of Buchanan Dam was arrested by GSPD and released on $I,000 surety bond on July 20 for Failure to Appear Dinino, Anthony, 20, of Marble Falls, was arrested by GSPD and released on $5,000 surety bond on July 20 for Possession of less than 2 ounces of marijuana Mezger, John Jr 20, was arrested on July 20 by GSPD for No Valid Insurance Certificate, Displaying Expired License Plantes and Failure to Appear; released on July 21 on $500 personal recog- nizance bond Robles, Erven Gonzales, 57, of Burnet, was arrested and released on $750 cash bond on July 20 by MFPD for Failure to Appear (DWLS/I) Harlin, Dawn Marie, 28, was arrested on July 21 by GSPD for Failure to Maintain Financial Reponsibility, Expired Registration and Violating Promise to Appear; released on July 24 convicted, time served Milstead, William Ronald, 17, was arrested on July 21 by BPD for Expired 24, of Marble Falls was arrested July 17 for Forgery of a Financial Instrument by MFPD and released "on July 20 on $2,500 personal recog- nizance Thomas, Martin Pryor, 36, was arrested for TheR of Stolen Property of more than $20 but less than $500 by check by DPS and released on $1,000 cash bond on July 21 Amos, Andre Lacharles, 25, of Marble Falls, was arrested by MFPD on July 21 for Possession of less than 1 gram of a Controlled Substance PG 1; released July 22 on $20,000 surety B Davis, Will Jr 41, of Marble Falls, was arrested on July 22 by MFPD for Motion to Revoke Probation on Delivery of Controlled Substance; released July 22 on $10,000 personal recog- nizance Vick, Jeremy, 30, was arrested on July 22 by MFPD for Failure to Identify Fugitive from Justice and Driving While License Invalid; released July 22 on $2,000 surety b Cehand, Joe Melvin, 58, was arrested by BCSO on July 22 for Robbery Slentz-Maxwell, Cassandra, 44, was arrested by BCSO on July 22 for Forgery of a Financial Instrument, Thei by Check of more than $1,500 but less than $20,000 Womble, Patrick Wayne, 43, was arrested by BCSO on July 22 on Motion to Revoke Probation for Unauthorized Use of Motor Vehicle Rojas, Daniel, 26, as arrested by BCSO on July 22 on a Motion to Revoke Probation (Reckless Driving) Snapp; the mother of his son, Partanen of Allen. Lions Club, he would be on the Missouri River in Driver's license, Failure to Dixon, Bertie R, 67, of Jean Bottoms, and the moth- The family wants to thankhappy for memorial contribu- November of 1949. She was Appear, Resisting Arrest, Blanco, was arrested by er of his daughter, Dee all of the wonderful people tions to be made to that orga- employed in the accounting search or transport; released MFPD for Cruelty to Johnson-Cowan; and five who helped during his battle nization in lieu of flowers, field by several different July 26 on $2,000 surety and Animals grandchildren, with their prayers and sup- Arrangements by Waldrope-firms in Falls City in the Personal recognizance bond Parks, John Terrence, port, and the medical staff of Hatfield-Hawthorne Funeral 1940s and 1950s and by the Selma Etta University of Arkansas Home Inc. in Kingsland. Lincoln Hotel in Lincoln, McCord, Nicholas John,P/ease see Jail Io~ page 3,4 Birdwell Keen Medical Services, the ICU until 1954 A #! . ,A A .m [ SelmaEttaBirdwellKeen,and Staff of Seton Central inJewel Williams Maxi!le !,r 'j "] 89, of",Rus ff,]-hghland Lakes ,=,:,=a&oCrcichton i n" eton. . in Burner; rifl tti,Jewel (Williams) t qgy, .:: ql pes We ,m |, 200'S. Water 512-71 5-6009 ] diedAug. 5, lng support of Dr. Brian 87, of Tow, di lAug:'3, 2005, Fort Worth, and made their I Burnet, Texas 78611 [ 2 0 0-5 . Kingston of Burnet. They in Llano. A funeral service home in Arlington, where she Funeral want to especially thank the was held Friday at the First was employed by Jet,To thank you for your support and celebrating | Burnet family who supported Baptist Church in Tow, with Research Center until 1959. ] our 1 year anniversary, we are giving away a us with the city-wide garage the Rev. Gerald Moore offici- After moving to Harlingen, I I 1 Dell Desktop Computer with 17 in. flatscreen I sale, especially the prayers ating. Texas, she was employed in I ! ----I mo.~or The drawing will be hled the16th of I lifted on his behalf. Interment followed at Tow the accounting department of,~ Aug just in time for school/There will be two I The family requests that Cemetery. Pallbearers inchid- G.M.A.C. and transferred other prizes - Need not be present towin" memorials be directed to ed Nathan Garrett, Kennethwith that firm to Houston. services w e r e Tuesday at Hillcrest Baptist Church in Selma Austin; a graveside Keen service was held at Burnet City Cemetery. She was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church and a member of the senior adult choir. She was a longtime employee of Sears and a member of The Sears Retirees and The Red Hat Society. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Clifford Birdwell and W.L. Keen, and a granddaughter, Joyce Rulaine Looper Pittman. Survivors include: her chil- dren Mary Louise Looper and husband Vernon of San Antonio, Joyce Clifteen Samuelson and husband Philip of Elgin, and Darrell Gene Birdwell and wife LaVerne of Pflugerville; 10 grandchildren, and 15 great- grandchildren; also special friends and staff of HiUcrest Baptist Church and staff of Retirement Nursing Center. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hillcrest Baptist Church. their favorite charity or to the American Cancer Society. Wallace "Ed" Myers Ed Myers of Burnet, 62, died Aug. 2, 2005. Graveside services were Monday at Post Mountain Cemetery, with Redney McGee officiating. He was bern in Little Rock, Ark on Dec. 1, 1942, the son of Wallace and Freida Myers. He was preceded in death by his mother Virginia Rose. Survivors include: son and daughter-in-law Dale and Amy Myers of Burnet; son Scott Myers of Lake Travis; four grandchildren; father Wallace Myers; two brothers; two sisters and a host of nieces, nephews and other family members and friends. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the American Cancer Society. Milton James Mahan Milton James Mahan, 81, of Marble Falls died Aug. 4, 2005. Funeral services were held Sunday in the chapel at Waldrope-Hatfield- 0 Larry Berkman Full Service Car Wash Phone 830-693-2557 Across From Wal-Mart Cell 830-613-0346 LET US PAMPER YOU[ Relax in our lobby featuring pictures of area sports heroes, FREE gourmet coffee & wireless intemet, while we clean your car INSIDE & OUT. Prices start at $8.00 OPEN: 8-5:30 M-F, 8-4 Sat 12-4 Sun. Smarr, Randy Morgan, Rick Morgan, Bob Beasley, and Edwin Staats; honorary pall- bearers will be the EMS and Tow Volunteer Fire Department and the Ladies Auxiliary. Born on Sept. 18, 1917, to Annie (Box) and William Taylor Williams in Pearl, Texas, she had resided in Tow since 1950, coming from Coryell County. She was employed as a licensed vocational nurse at Kingsland Hills Care Center and was a member of Tow Baptist Church, Ladies Auxiliary, Tow Ladies Fire Department Auxiliary, and was apart of the Vocational Nurses League. She was married to Dillard D. Ramsey on Nov. 11, 1934, in Pearl. She was bern of country people into a hard life. of farming and ranching, which she loved dearly throughout her life. Of all the things she loved -- nursing, farming, ranching and family -- she longed for the outdoors and worked dili- gently at gardening and rais- For health reasons, they moved to their lake home in Council Creek Village on Lake Buchanan in 1973. Her hus- band died Jan. 1, 1987. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Burnet and a past president of U.M.W; she served two terms as treasurer of the ELBVFD and EMS ladies Auxiliary and six years as treasurer for the Council Creek rfllage Property Owners Association. Preceding her in death were: her parents; a brother Gerald Engle and two half brothers John H. Collins and Boyd Cleigh Collins Jr. Survivors include: sister Freda Parent of Tucson, Ariz a half-sister Elsie June Campbell of Hoyt, Kans as well as several nieces and nephews and one step-son and five step-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers it is requested that memorial gifts be made to the First United Methodist Church in Burnet or to the Methodist Home, 1111 Herring Ave Waco, TX 76708. Please join us Monday, Aug. 15th at 6:30 p.m. for Back-To-School Assembly. Wire Plumbing Electrical Cast Iron wpe & t tanp Rope Tools 13th - 9:00 a.m. on the Square, Bumet, TX the owner has sold property of the store. 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