Maudie Louise Mitchell-Short passed away on Monday, August 16, 2010. She was born on July 31, 1942, in San Angelo, Texas, to Jerome and Fern Mitchell. She is preceded in death by her parents, younger brother, Alton Roy Mitchell, and two half-brothers, Glendon Aldridge and Rubel Aldridge. She leaves behind her husband of forty-four years, Roy Short. Her children are: Sandra Short Billingsley and husband, Michael; David Mitchell Short and wife, Martha; and Gretta Short McKissack and husband, Dudley. Her grandchildren are Abigail and Caleb Billingsley, and Madlyn, Jacob, and Ryan Short. She also has a brother, Voy J. Mitchell and his wife, Marie, as well as two nieces and a nephew.
Robert W. ‘Butch’ Burns, 61, of Stephenville, died Sunday, August 8, 2010 in Fort Worth. Funeral services were held Wednesday, at First Baptist Church in Stephenville with Derrel Thompson officiating. Masonic Graveside Rites will be held at 11:00 a. m. Thursday at Mixon Cemetery in Mixon Texas.
Robert was born August 21, 1948 in Jacksonville, Texas to the late Floyd Evan and Lou Ella Dry Burns. He married Jeanne Siros, December 9, 1967 in Mixon. Robert graduated from Troup High School, attended Gulf Coast Business College, University of Houston, received a certification in Community Relations from the Center of Corporate Community Relations at Boston College, and received his BS degree from Tarleton State University.
Alvis Ray “Bus” Enochs was born in Eldorado, Texas on January 9, 1914 to Jeff and Myrtle Enochs as the third of their eight children. He died July 22, 2010 in Eldorado, Texas at the age of 96 years, 6 months and 13 days.
Young “Bus” was interested in horses, dogs, hunting and fishing and all things cowboy. Many of his best days were spent on hunting or fishing trips with friends.
Carolyn Maxine Montgomery Edmiston, 80, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, July 7, 2010, in Midland, Texas.
Carolyn was born December 31, 1929 to John Bailey Montgomery and Nancy Amelia Alexander Montgomery in Eldorado, Texas. She graduated from Eldorado High School and married a fellow high school graduate, William Phillip Edmiston on July 30, 1948. Carolyn was a devoted wife and mother. She worked for the Midland, Texas Boy Scouts of America Office for over 20 years until retirement.