Eldorado - Auti “Sonny” Turner passed away on Thursday, February 17, 2011, after having pneumonia.
Sonny was born in Nolan County, Texas on august 15, 1933 to Auti and Agnes Turner, who will meet him a the doors of heaven.
He graduated from Roscoe High School and attended management training at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln. He served as president of the Lions Club and served on the Eldorado School board. Sonny worked at Southwest Texas Electric Coop for 25 years.
ELDORADO — " ‘For your thoughts are not my thoughts,' declares the Lord, neither are your ways my ways.' " Isaiah 55:8
Juanita Taylor journeyed to her beloved "Beulah Land," Saturday, Feb. 19, 2011, in Abilene, Texas.
Juanita was born June 28, 1920, in Gouldbusk, Texas, to Wade and Annie Thomas. She married Delbert Hansen Taylor May 17, 1937.
Making Eldorado, Texas, their home, they raised two sons and were happily married 63 years. She moved to Abilene in 2001, to be nearer to family.
A chapel service will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011, at Kerbow Funeral Home in Eldorado. Pastor Steve Rowe of First United Methodist Church will be officiating. Interment will follow in Eldorado Cemetery.
Fannie Elizabeth (Sellman) Wade passed away peacefully on February 14th, 2011 in Junction, Tx., where she had been residing after a recent stay in the hospital. Funeral services will be Friday, Feb. 18, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Sonora. Burial will follow in Sonora Cemetery.
Fannie was born on the 11th day of December, 1924 in McCulloch Co., Tx. near the town of Brady, to John Thomas (Johnny) Sellman and Myrtle Dulcina (Burk) Sellman. The Sellman family moved to Sutton Co., Tx. in 1930, where Johnny and Myrtle estabilished ranching operations. Fannie spent the rest of her life as a resident of Sutton County. A major accomplishment in the life of Fannie was her being named the valedictorian of the Sonora High School class of 1942. She later attended business school in San Angelo, Tx. Fannie married Bill Wade of Eldorado, Tx. on September 18, 1946.
Eldorado - Tom Wesley Enochs was born in Eldorado, Texas on April 10, 1927 to Jeff and Myrtle Enochs as the youngest of their eight children. He died February 9, 2011 in Eldorado, Texas at the age of 83.
Funeral Service will be held at the Eldorado Cemetery Chapel in Eldorado, Texas at 2:00 PM Saturday February 12, 2011. Arrangements are by Kerbow Funeral Home.
Tom grew up in Schleicher County, Texas and graduated Eldorado High School in 1945. He was inducted into the army July 26, 1945 and served a tour of duty in Korea with the 54th Transportation Corps as a Tec 5 at the close of World War II. After his honorable discharge January 20, 1947, Tom returned to Eldorado where he and his brother Holvey entered into the business of chemical eradication of cactus, mesquite and bitterweed. Some of their formulations were used for many years in the county controlling these plants.