Perri Bell March 26, 1920 January 31, 2017

Perri Bell March 26, 1920 January 31, 2017

Priscilla (Perri) Mann Bell died at age 96 on January 31, 2017, attended by loving family in a hospice unit at a Carrollton, Texas, hospital. After independent living in Carrollton since 2011 with devoted help and care from her son Richard, she was recently hospitalized with an infection of bacteria resistant to antibiotics. Perri Bell

Alfred William “Al” Garrett (1942-2015)

Alfred William “Al” Garrett (1942-2015)

GARRETT Alfred William “Al” Garrett, 72, of Smiley, passed away Monday, June 1, 2015.  Al was born October 19, 1942 in Corpus Christi to Julius Randolph Garrett and Evelyn Morrow Garrett.  Al married Kathryn Ann Todd on July 1, 1967 in Smiley.  Al was a member of the First United Methodist Church, the Methodist Men;

Jerry Gene Saur (1944-2015)

Jerry Gene Saur (1944-2015)

SAUR Jerry Gene Saur, 70, of Luling, passed away Thursday, May 28, 2015.  Jerry was born October 8, 1944 in Bergheim to Edwin and Phillipina Bechtold Saur.  He met and married the love of his life, Cheryl Sue Johnson on October 2, 1964 in Seguin.  Jerry was a lifetime member of the Luling Oil Museum,

Stephen Arthur “Bubba” Pirkle (1940-2015)

Stephen Arthur “Bubba” Pirkle (1940-2015)

PIRKLE Stephen Arthur “Bubba” Pirkle, 74, of Gonzales, passed away Friday, May 29, 2015.  Bubba was born September 20, 1940 in Gonzales to Thomas Arthur Pirkle, Sr. and Gracie Lee Hahn Pirkle.  Bubba married Vlasta Gladys Pesek on July 6, 1963 in Sts. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church in Shiner.  Bubba was a life member

Harold Edward Bass (1947-2015)

Harold Edward Bass (1947-2015)

Harold Edward Bass,67, of Gonzales, passed away Thursday, May 28, 2015.  He was born December 5, 1947 in Atlanta, Ga. the son of Henry H. and Mary Laura Duncan Bass. He is survived by his sister Betty Hull and husband Bill of Gonzales; nephews Chuck Hull and Mike Hull both of Gonzales and Rick Hull

James L “Jim” McDaniel (1938-2015)

James L “Jim” McDaniel (1938-2015)

MCDANIEL James L. “Jim” McDaniel, Sr., age 77, passed away on May 27, 2015 at his home near Nixon.  He was born on April 2, 1938 in Gloster, Mississippi to Bertha Amsom Mullins McDaniel and Roland Butler McDaniel. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Patricia Ann Baxter McDaniel on December 27,

Ernestine “Muggins” Hohensee (1928-2015)

Ernestine “Muggins” Hohensee (1928-2015)

HOHENSEE   Ernestine “Muggins” Hohensee, 87, of Waelder passed away on Monday May 25, 2015 at Shiner Nursing & Rehab in Shiner,. Funeral Services are under the direction of Smith Funeral Home and Richard Resch by family request, and will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow at Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Flatonia with Preston

Kathryn N. Waller (Rundell) (1938-2015)

Kathryn N. Waller (Rundell) (1938-2015)

WALLER Kathryn N. Waller (Rundel) was called home to our Lord and Savior on May, 18, 2015.  Kathryn was born on September 30, 1938, in Corpus Christi. She was predeceased by her son, Gerald Lance McCormick.  Kathryn was survived by her daughter, Paula Denise Garcia (Mark), and her grandchildren, Miranda Celeste Felts and Wyatt Aubin

Joyce Nell Laney (1927-2015)

Joyce Nell Laney (1927-2015)

LANEY   Joyce Nell Laney, 87, of Houston, formerly of Gonzales, passed away Thursday, May 14, 2015.  She was born June 29, 1927 in Gonzales the daughter of Robert H. and Dora Campbell Bush.  She attended Gonzales schools and owned and operated Joyce of Bellaire beauty shop in Houston. She married David H. Laney on

Shiner outscores Burton 34-0 in area-round series

Shiner outscores Burton 34-0 in area-round series

By Mark Lube/sportseditor@gonzalescannon.com   SMITHVILLE — The Lady Comanches softball team thought well on defense and over-thought at the plate in an 11-0 win over Burton in Game 1 of the area round at Smithville High School Thursday night. “The defense did well and Ce Ce(Darilek) did really well,” Shiner head coach Steven Cerny said.”We

Juan Rodriguez Ramirez (1948-2015)

Juan Rodriguez Ramirez (1948-2015)

RAMIREZ Juan Rodriguez Ramirez, age 66, of Nixon passed away on May 8, 2015.  He was born on December 8, 1948 in Gonzales County to Pete and Juanita Rodriguez Ramirez.  Juan was preceded in death by his father and his wife, Maria Regina Ramirez.  He is survived by his children:  Sonia Jimenez Perez, Benjamin Ramirez,

Arlye William Deschner (1929-2015)

Arlye William Deschner (1929-2015)

USMC – Arlye William Deschner, 86, of Conroe was enlisted into the service of our heavenly Father on May 8, 2015. He is survived by his devoted wife of 63 years, Peggy Lea Deschner of Conroe, two loving sons and daughter-in-laws, David Jonathan and Karen Deschner of Cut And Shoot,.Michael William and Brenda Deschner of

Otis Lee Whitehead (1971-2015)

Otis Lee Whitehead (1971-2015)

Otis Lee Whitehead, age 44, passed away on April 23, 2015.  He was born on January 21, 1971, in Houston to Barney and Imogene (Hinze) Whitehead. He was preceded in death by his mother, Imogene Whitehead. Otis is survived by his father, Barney Whitehead; daughter Kennedy Jean Whitehead; brother Thomas Whitehead and wife Andrea Middleton;

Bobbie Jean Scarbrough (1946-2015)

Bobbie Jean Scarbrough (1946-2015)

Bobbie Jean Scarbrough , age 69, passed away on April 24, 2015 at her residence in Smiley. She was born on March 5, 1946 in Clifty, Ark. to Keith Edward Keizor and Mamie Novella (Jones) Keizor.  She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers and three sisters. Bobbie Jean is survived by her

James David Manning (1924-2015)

James David Manning (1924-2015)

MANNING James David Manning, 90, of Fredericksburg, formerly of Yoakum, passed away on Friday, April 24, 2015 at his residence. James was born December 21, 1924 in Brownwood to Myrtle Helen Richardson Manning and James B. Manning, Sr. He married Elyne Jane Krause of Dryer on November 25, 1951. He was in sales the majority

Steven Garcia(1956-2015)

Steven Garcia(1956-2015)

GARCIA Steven Garcia, age 59, of Smiley, passed away on April 26, 2015.  He was born on February 15, 1956 in Smiley to Alcario and Juanita (Gonzales) Garcia. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Daniel Garcia; and his father-in-law, Manuel Cisneros, Sr.  He is survived by his wife, Gracie (Cisneros) Garcia;