• Early

    Johnney Ray Hopper

    Johnney Ray Hopper was born on December 6, 1943 in Winters to William Ray and Anna Lee (Gibbs) Hopper. He attended Winters schools and graduated in 1965. He attended Angelo State University for two years before serving in the US Army for four years. In 1972 Johnney went to work for 3M where he worked for the next 30 years before his retirement. Johnny is survived by his daughter, Brandi Stanley and husband John of Early, a granddaughter, Mattie Jane Stanley; his former wife of 32 years, Connie Alley Hubbard; two sisters, Marlene Gardner and Rae Beck; other family members, Virginia and Pyburn Brown and many friends. He was preceded…

  • Bridge City

    Lener M. (King) Martin

    Lener M. King Martin, 95, of Beaumont passed away October 27, 2016 at her residence surrounded by her family. A celebration of her life will be held on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. in the Claybar Kelley-Watkins Chapel with Pastor Mark Bodwen officiating. Mrs. Martin was born in Shelbyville, Texas and has resided in Beaumont since 1993. She was a nurse and homemaker, and was affiliated with the Church of Christ on Dowlen Rd. She was preceded in death by her father, Willis King; mother, Viola McCulland; son, L.B. Bolton; and granddaughter, JoAnn Martin. Those left to cherish her memory are her children, Joseph Martin of Lufkin, Jane…

  • Bryan

    From Halloween to All Saint’s Day in 24 Hours

    You know it’s coming, the beginning of Fall, as the days lose sunlight more quickly, leaves begin to fall, and the inevitable “We are going to lose Daylight Savings Time now” said by adults who’ve enjoyed the extra hour of daylight for errands (or golf!). To little children, though, the end of the month of October means excitement, costumes, and candy. What was your favorite character, or what person did Continue Reading… The post From Halloween to All Saint’s Day in 24 Hours appeared first on Callaway-Jones Funeral Home.          View Full Notice ? From Halloween to All Saint’s Day in 24 Hours

  • Lancaster

    Kenneth Edwin Carruthers

    CELEBRATION OF LIFE WILL BE SCHEDULED Kenneth Edwin Carruthers of Red Oak, Texas was born August 31, 1946 in Dallas, Texas to Sherman Edwin and Velma Merle (Alphin) Carruthers. He passed from this life on October 30, 2016. Preceded in death by parents; son James Michael Wilson; brother Lang Carruthers. Kenneth is survived by wife Susan (Gray) Carruthers; sons Evan Carruthers & wife Jacy, Robert Stephan Wilson, Koby Lee Carruthers; daughter Karith Leigh Carruthers; 10 grandchildren; 1 great grandchild. View Full Notice ? Kenneth Edwin Carruthers

  • Penitas

    Maria Luisa Trevino

    MARIA LUISA TREVINO LA JOYA – Maria Luisa Trevino, 80, left to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at Amara Hospice in Edinburg, Texas. Mrs. Trevino was born on November 7, 1935 to Juan Alvizo and Maria Del Carmen Alvizo in Saltillo, Mexico. Mrs. Trevino is preceded in death by her husband, Daniel Trevino Sr. her son, Sergio Cesar Trevino, and her parents, Juan and Maria Del Carmen Alvizo. Left to cherish her memory are her children, Daniel (Rosario) Trevino Jr., Simona (Henry) Berrellesa, Silvia (Max) Frias, Francisco Rodriguez, Robert Rodriguez, Raul Rodriguez, Antonio Rodriguez, Consuelo Mendeoza and Simona Ochoa; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, and great-great-great-grandchildren; Mrs.…

  • Whitesboro

    Rhonda Gail Tyler

    Celebration of Life Services for Rhonda Gail Tyler, 63, of Gainesville, Texas will be held Thursday, November 3, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. at Meador Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jody Dyer officiating. Visitation will be held Wednesday, November 2nd from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Rhonda passed away Sunday, October 30, 2016, at Texoma Medical Center in Denison with her family by her side. She was born to John Leonard and Vera Elfa (Stubblefield) Phelps on November 16, 1952, in Sherman, Texas. She married Ronnie Tyler on September 10, 1968 in Whitesboro, Texas. Rhonda was the youngest of 13 children and a twin to Robert Dale Phelps.…

  • Early

    Wanda Young

    The youngest of seven children, Wanda was born on July 14, 1925 in Eola, Texas to Roy and Lillie Parks Blair. Soon after graduating from Coahoma High School she married Peril Henderson in San Angelo in 1945. Wanda worked several places but, most notably BW Merchandise where she met many friends. In 1993, Wanda moved from San Angelo to Brownwood to be near her son and granddaughter. She had a very strong faith and was very active in Grace Baptist Church. Known for her positive attitude and kindness towards others, Wanda will be greatly missed. Survivors include her son Alan Henderson; granddaughter Jackie Henderson; nephews Larry Coor, Barry Massey, Ronnie…

  • Bridge City

    Elton Ray Hodge

    Elton Ray Hodge Elton Ray Hodge, 64, of Orange, passed away on October 26, 2016, in Orange. A memorial service will be held at 4:00 p.m. Saturday, November 5, 2016, at In His Steps Ministries, 2656 B MacArthur Dr. in Orange. The church is located behind the old Sears store. Officiating will be Pastor Steve Neal. Mr. Hodge was born in Orange on May 21, 1952. He was the son of Richard Boyd Hodge and Abbie Rose (Lott) Hodge. He is survived by his wife, Connie Marie Hodge; son, Corey Lynn Pitman and his wife, Tonya Ann; granddaughter, Kristin Pitman and her boyfriend, Isaac Gonzales and their children, Gracelyn Gonzales…

  • Azle

    Janet Backhaus 2016

    Janet Backhaus, 73, loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend passed away Friday, Oct. 21, 2016. A memorial service was held Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016 at First United Methodist Church of Azle under the direction of White’s Azle Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Jan’s memory to Jan Backhaus Heart of Gold Memorial Fund thru Pinnacle Bank in Azle. Jan was born in Eureka, South Dakota to Arthur and Hulda Roth Giedt of Ashley, North Dakota. She was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother. Jan enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and hardanger needle work. She was a school teacher for many years in North…