Beulah Mae Kerr Brownson of Driftwood, TX. Passed away on July 8, 2012 at the age of 89, in Columbus, TX.
She was born and raised in Eldorado, TX.
She is survived by Richard (Tex) Brownson; sons Bates Brownson, Jim (Stormy) Brownson and wife Connie; daughters Joycelyn
Lawrence and husband Wayne, Patsy (Pat) Wenzel and husband Leroy, Barbara Siegmund and husband Ed; 12 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren; sisters Eddie Bea Franklin and Sammie Lea Teague of Columbus, TX; brother Joe Austin Kerr of
Columbus, Texas; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She worked as a revenue clerk at IRS in Austin, TX for 25 years and retired to ranching.
Arrangements handled by All Faiths Funeral Service, South Congress.
Memorial services are scheduled for 1:00 PM on Saturday July 14, 2012 at First Baptist Church in Dripping Springs, TX.
Thanks to Hospice Brazos Valley in LaGrange TX and Trucare Living Centers in Columbus TX.
In lieu of flowers please make a donation to Hospice Brazos Valley in LaGrange TX or a charity of your choice.
Eldorado — Frances Thompson Peters passed away June 24, 2012 in Sanford, North Carolina in the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Kay and Neal Heflin.
Frances was born March 7, 1925 in San Angelo, Texas to Luke and Frances Thompson.
She spent almost 84 years of her life in Eldorado. After graduating as salutatorian from Eldorado High School, she worked in various positions in the community, including secretary at the High School, and then spent thirty-three years at the First National Bank, retiring in 1991.
During World War II she met the love of her life, Elmer (Pete) Peters. They married on January 12, 1946 and were married for fifty-seven years. In addition to their daughter, Kay, they also had one son, Ken.
Frances was an active member of the First Methodist Church and served her church as treasurer for many years. Her other community activities included membership in the hospital auxiliary and serving on the Board of Directors for The Way Off Broadway Players.
Frances was preceded in death by her husband, her son, her parents and her brother, Luke (Bubba) Thompson Jr. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, her special daughter-in-law, Lesa Ritter and husband Duane, granddaughter, Whitney Heflin
Moss and husband Marcus; grandsons Scott Heflin, Dustin Peters and wife Crystal, Ross Peters and wife Ginger. She was the very proud great grandmother of Parker and Jackson Moss and Mia Tercero and Breyson Peters. She also leaves behind four nieces and a nephew, as well as a myriad of friends in the home town she loved so dearly.
Frances was a devoted and faithful servant to her God and to her family and friends.
She was happiest when in the role of doing something for others.
Visitation with the family will be at Kerbow Funeral Home on Friday between 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held at the First United Methodist Church in Eldorado at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, followed by a graveside service.
Memorials can be made to First United Methodist Church of Eldorado or charity of your choice.
SONORA — Delores Adams passed away on June 23, 2012, in Junction, Texas. She was born Delores Faye Fish on May 3, 1917, at the family ranch in Kimble County near Fort McKavett.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Adams; an infant son; her twin sister, Doris McIntosh of San Angelo; her sister, Willie Evans of Fort McKavett; and brother Clarence Fish of Eldorado.
She is survived by sisters Bernice Williamson of Camp Allison and Frances Edmiston of Eldorado; her son John Q. Adams and daughter-in-law Susie of Camp Allison; her granddaughter, Johnna Shay Thibodeau; and great-granddaughter Reese Riley Thibodeau of Houston; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Delores went to the Murr Community Country School and then graduated from Eldorado High School as Valedictorian of her class. She worked for many years at Western Union telegraph in San Angelo, and later enjoyed working with the mentally-impaired at the State Hospital at Carlsbad, Texas.
She was an active worker in the San Angelo West Side Church of Christ and the Cedar Hill Church of Christ near Roosevelt.
She and Gene retired to the ranch on the North Llano River near Camp Allison in 1980. She enjoyed feeding and watching the birds and wildlife. She also greatly enjoyed card and domino games with her relatives, neighbors and friends.
Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 26, in Cedar Hill Cemetery near Roosevelt, Texas. Services were conducted by Kerbow Funeral Home of Sonora, with Clyde Dukes officiating.
ELDORADO — Luis Manuel “Popote” Torres Jr. passed away Thursday, June 14, 2012 in San Angelo, Tx.
Services were Saturday June 16, 2012 at ll:00 am at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with burial in Eldorado Cemetary.
Arrangements were by Kerbow Funeral Home.
Survivors include his father, Luis Manuel Torres Sr. of Ozona; mother Maria Torres of Eldorado; son David Anthony Torres of Sonora; daughters Tina Torres and Savannah Torres of Eldorado; sisters Rosemarie Torres and Sandra Pina of Eldorado; nieces Okshana and Annika Hernandez and Nautika Pina, and nephew Treyton Pina all of Eldorado.
Pallbearers were Hugo Hernandez, Ramiro Perez, Jose Vasquez, Israel Uribe, Santos Trevino and Antonio Contreras.