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•   Lynette Edwards (Sheffield) (1979)  8/1
•   Amy Derrick (Coomes) (1994)  7/1
•   Felicia Rogers (Miles) (1986)  27/12
•   Jim Burleson (1991)  13/12
•   Tim Richards (1983)  13/12
•   Summer Cullins (2001)  27/11
•   Kenneth Windham (Windham) (1961)  26/11
•   Hayden Holson (Holson) (2009)  20/10
•   Sage Watson (2004)  4/10
•   Kalyn Smalley (2016)  17/9
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UPCOMING BIRTHDAYS



•   Karley Clearman (1981)  1/20
•   Felice Mabes (Berg) (2003)  1/20
•   Nathaniel Brown (2008)  1/21
•   Carla Cooley  1/21
•   Noel Lou Hill (Benningfield) (1957)  1/23
•   Russell Brooks (1985)  1/24
•   Melissa Flowers (McClanahan) (1982)  1/24
•   Monica Hernandez (Mirelez) (1994)  1/25
•   Cindy Brookreson (Schranzc) (1971)  1/26
•   Laurie King (Voce) (1993)  1/26
•   Charlene Smith (Rice) (1984)  1/26
•   Stacy Green (Rose) (1988)  1/27
•   Charlotte Woolf (Prather) (1985)  1/27
•   Jeff Lester (1994)  1/28
•   Clinton McClure (2005)  1/28
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ANNOUNCEMENTS

(Lawn Longhorns) - Class Of 1956 VIEW PROFILE

Billie Doris 'Bitsy' Aldridge Hendrix (Lawn Longhorns)

Billie Doris 'Bitsy' Aldridge Hendrix

October 14, 1937 - December 23, 2018

 

Bitsy Hendrix

Tuscola - Bitsy Hendrix, 81, died on Sunday, December 23, 2018. Funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm, Friday, December 28, 2018 in the sanctuary of Lawn Baptist Church, directed by Fry-Smith Funeral Home, Tuscola. Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 27, from 5 to 7pm at the funeral home.

 

Published in Abilene Reporter-News on Dec. 25, 2018

 

TUSCOLA: Billie Doris “Bitsy” Hendrix, 81, passed away Sunday, December 23, 2018. A funeral service will be held at 2:00pm Friday, December 28, 2018 in the Lawn Baptist Church sanctuary, Troy Barrington officiating, directed by Fry~Smith Funeral Home, Tuscola. A visitation will be held on Thursday, December 27, from 5 to 7pm at the funeral home in Tuscola.

Bitsy was born at home in Goldsboro on October 23, 1937 to James and Ozane (Wood) Aldridge. She attended school in Lawn graduating as a Lawn Long Horn in 1955.  

She met C.E. Hendrix and they married her senior year in high school.  After graduating, she joined C.E. at his Navy station and then when C.E. joined the Marine Corp, Bitsy spent the next 22 years as a Marine Corp officer’s wife and mother to three children.

Bitsy and C.E. moved back to Tuscola where she went to work at various jobs until she settled in as an insurance adjuster. Bitsy was a member of Lawn Primitive Baptist Church, she was a part of Altrusa, and served as president for several years.

Bitsy loved to travel, loved her family, and was known for entertaining. Her passion was reading.  She was an avid reader, not passing up the chance to find a good book.

She greeted everyone with a smile and was always ready to give support and encouragement to her family and friends.  Bitsy always maintained a positive outlook to life.    

            Bitsy is survived by her two sons, Eric Hendrix (Lea) of Oklahoma City, OK, Mark Hendrix of Nashville, TN; brothers, Larry Aldridge (Bit), Denny Aldridge (Mary); grandchildren Kalyn Hendrix Estrada (Alex), Erica Hendrix, Mark Hendrix (Lindsey), Kaycee Hendrix Brown (Drew), and Jordan Hendrix Jones (Jeffery); and great-grandchildren Xavier Estrada, Sophia Estrada, Aurora Estrada, Kevin Estrada, Tanner Hendrix, Talon Hendrix and Kendall Howard.

Bitsy was preceded in death by her parents, James D. and Ozane Wood Aldridge, husband, C. E. Hendrix(1987), daughter, Shannon Hendrix Defrees(1995), and grandson, Kevin Michael Hendrix (2015).

In lieu of flowers please make donation to the charity of choice.

Condolence may be left at fry-smith.com

https://www.fry-smith.com/notices/Bitsy-Hendrix

TUSCOLA: Robert Vance Elkins, 82, and his wife of fifty-four years, Von Dean (Rose) Elkins went to their heavenly home hand-in-hand on December 13, 2018.  A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 1:30pm in the sanctuary of Lawn Baptist Church, following interment in Mcbee Cemetery at 11:00am, officiated by Burtis Williams, directed by Fry~Smith Funeral Home, Tuscola. A visitation will be held on Monday December 17, from 5 to 7pm at the funeral home in Tuscola.

            Robert Vance Elkins was born to Robert Jackson and Roxie Anna (Bowles) Elkins on September 3, 1936 in Brownwood. Robert graduated from Brownwood High School in 1955, where he was a member of the United States Naval Reserve. After graduation, he joined the United States Army and was assigned to the Honor Guard in Washington D.C. He had the honor of serving at the J.F.K. inaugural address after his discharge from the Army, he began working for the Texas Highway Department. He retired in 1994 as regional Chief inspector after thirty-six years of service. Because of his knowledge and experience, he was soon recruited by other paving companies to lend his expertise. He continued working until his wife’s health declined a few years ago. Robert was currently serving as Mayor of Tuscola.

            Von Dean (Rose) Elkins was born to Bonnie Monroe and Lottie Mae (Aldridge) Rose on December 29, 1937 in Runnels county. She attended Morton High School for two years before transferring to Lawn High School. She graduated from Draughon’s Business School in Abilene a few years later. Von Dean was employed by Master’s Manufacturing, Thornton’s Department store and finally served over thirty years working for First State Bank of Tuscola where she was a beloved employee.  

            Robert and Von Dean, married on February 8,1964 in Tuscola, where they lived for the next 54 years.

They are survived by their daughter, Rhonda Rene (Elkins) Reilly and her husband Patrick; grandchildren, Demi Albus, Dalton Albus, Dillion Reilly, Ian Reilly, Colter Elkins, Garrett Elkins; great grandchildren, Aden and Tate. Robert is survived by his brother, Jim Elkins and wife Joann. Von Dean is survived by her sisters, Sue Shamblin and husband Doyle; Carolyn Moore and husband Dennis; brother, Danny Rose and wife Karen. They are both survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

They are preceded in death by their parents and son Tony Elkins (2017). Robert is preceded in death by his sister Jennette Munn. Von Dean is preceded in death by sister Jean Rose Shamblin, and brother David Jo Rose.

            They are going to be greatly missed by their entire family as well as the community at large because of the immense amount of love and service they extended to everyone they met. Tuscola will never be the same.

Condolences can be left at www.fry-smith.com.

TUSCOLA: Robert Vance Elkins, 82, and his wife of fifty-four years, Von Dean (Rose) Elkins went to their heavenly home hand-in-hand on December 13, 2018.  A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 1:30pm in the sanctuary of Lawn Baptist Church, following interment in Mcbee Cemetery at 11:00am, officiated by Burtis Williams, directed by Fry~Smith Funeral Home, Tuscola. A visitation will be held on Monday December 17, from 5 to 7pm at the funeral home in Tuscola.

            Robert Vance Elkins was born to Robert Jackson and Roxie Anna (Bowles) Elkins on September 3, 1936 in Brownwood. Robert graduated from Brownwood High School in 1955, where he was a member of the United States Naval Reserve. After graduation, he joined the United States Army and was assigned to the Honor Guard in Washington D.C. He had the honor of serving at the J.F.K. inaugural address after his discharge from the Army, he began working for the Texas Highway Department. He retired in 1994 as regional Chief inspector after thirty-six years of service. Because of his knowledge and experience, he was soon recruited by other paving companies to lend his expertise. He continued working until his wife’s health declined a few years ago. Robert was currently serving as Mayor of Tuscola.

            Von Dean (Rose) Elkins was born to Bonnie Monroe and Lottie Mae (Aldridge) Rose on December 29, 1937 in Runnels county. She attended Morton High School for two years before transferring to Lawn High School. She graduated from Draughon’s Business School in Abilene a few years later. Von Dean was employed by Master’s Manufacturing, Thornton’s Department store and finally served over thirty years working for First State Bank of Tuscola where she was a beloved employee.  

            Robert and Von Dean, married on February 8,1964 in Tuscola, where they lived for the next 54 years.

They are survived by their daughter, Rhonda Rene (Elkins) Reilly and her husband Patrick; grandchildren, Demi Albus, Dalton Albus, Dillion Reilly, Ian Reilly, Colter Elkins, Garrett Elkins; great grandchildren, Aden and Tate. Robert is survived by his brother, Jim Elkins and wife Joann. Von Dean is survived by her sisters, Sue Shamblin and husband Doyle; Carolyn Moore and husband Dennis; brother, Danny Rose and wife Karen. They are both survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

They are preceded in death by their parents and son Tony Elkins (2017). Robert is preceded in death by his sister Jennette Munn. Von Dean is preceded in death by sister Jean Rose Shamblin, and brother David Jo Rose.

            They are going to be greatly missed by their entire family as well as the community at large because of the immense amount of love and service they extended to everyone they met. Tuscola will never be the same.

Condolences can be left at www.fry-smith.com.


 

The City of Tuscola is grieving the loss of Mayor Robert Elkins and his wife Von Dean Elkins which were both tragically killed in an auto accident just North of Tuscola on Hwy 83 this afternoon. Robert and Von Dean were both loved and respected citizens of the City of Tuscola for over 54 years. Our prayers and thoughts are with the Elkins family. The community, council and employees will miss them greatly; we appreciate your patience during this time of loss.

 

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(Bradshaw Coyotes) - Class Of 1937

Everett Loyd Abbott (Bradshaw Coyotes)

Everett Loyd Abbott

June 4, 1920 - June 13, 2018

 

Everett Loyd Abbott, 98, of Katy passed away Wednesday, June 13, 2018. A graveside service will be held at 10:00am on Saturday, June 16, 2018 at Rest-Ever Memorial Park in Bryan.

Everett Loyd Abbott was born on June 4, 1920 in Bradshaw, TX to Horace Oscar and Pearlie Mae (Moody) Abbott. He graduated from Bradshaw High School as well as Sul Ross State College with a BS degree in 1950. Everett married Pansy Woods on May 28, 1943 and to this union came three children. He proudly served in the Amy and was a World War II veteran. Everett was a longtime member of the First United Methodist Church in Bryan. He retired from the Soil Conservation Service in 1979. Everett was much loved and will be greatly missed by his family and many friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents Horace and Pearlie; wife Pansy Woods Abbott; and brother Merriel Abbott.

Everett is survived by his daughter Donna Easterly and husband Gene of Katy; sons Bob Abbott and wife Kathy of Austin and Bill Abbott and wife Lynn of Irving; grandchildren Paul (Dallas) Easterly of Houston, Mark Easterly of Houston, Peter Easterly and wife Georgia of Katy, Chris Abbott and wife Allyson of Cedar Park, Jonathan Abbott and wife Nicole of Austin, Jennifer Stock and husband Mike of Belton, Michele Di Giorno of Dallas, and Todd Di Giorno and wife Rhondi of Keller; great-grandchildren Zachary and Reid Easterly of Katy, Sophia Easterly of Houston, Caroline and Callen Abbott of Cedar Park, Livia and Leighton Abbott of Austin, Aidan, Gavin, Tyler, and Dawson Stock of Belton, and Giavana Di Giorno of Dallas, and Madison, Taylor, and Jordyn Di Giorno of Keller; siblings Evelyn Rolfe of Bryan, James Abbott of Temple, Mary Beth Drake of Abilene; H.O. Abbott Jr. and wife Sue of Tyler, and Ilene Weaver and husband Hubert of Lubbock; sister-in-law Darene Abbott of Lubbock; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the First United Methodist Church of Bryan.

Express condolences at CallawayJones.com.

Class Of 1959 VIEW PROFILE

Stanley Earl Boulter

Stanley Earl Boulter

July 3, 1941 - November 13, 2018

OVALO: Stanley Earl Boulter, 77, passed away Tuesday, November 13, 2018. A funeral service will be held on Friday, November 16, 2018 at 10:30am in the Tuscola United Methodist Church, directed by Fry~Smith Funeral Home, Tuscola. A visitation will be held on Thursday, November 15, from 5 to 7:00pm at the funeral home in Tuscola.

Stanley was born July 3, 1941 in Ovalo, Texas to Gordon and Dorothy (Williams) Boulter. Stanley graduated Jim Ned High School in 1959 and attended South Plains and McMurry colleges. He married Linda Van Cleave August 18, 1962. Stan and Linda had two children Scott and Lanita,

Stan had careers in banking and the auto industry. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He enjoyed hunting, and fishing.

Survivors are son, Scott Boulter wife Trina; daughter, Lanita Boulter; grandchildren Cortnie and Thomas Carpenter, Janae Boulter, Parker Boulter, Amanda Leverich, Will Roden and Latham Roden and their father Jeff Roden; great grandchildren Brody, Skylar and Boston Carpenter, Jodi Flores; brother, Butch Boulter and wife Betty; brother-in-law, Jerry Van Cleave and wife Jonell; and close friends Mac Sayles and J.W. and Leola Allmand; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Condolences can be left at www.fry-smith.com

Alumni Officers Beginning October 2015

Jim Ned Alumni Association

Leslie (Gryder) Ward - President/                      Class of 1998

Crystal (Daniels) Torrez - Sec/Tresurer/      Class of 1998

Alice (Hall) Harp - Parade Chair/               Class of 1995

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