GERALD (JERRY) BROOKS McLEOD
Funeral services for Gerald (Jerry) Brooks McLeod were held Saturday, Jan. 31, 2004 in Blanco at the St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church. Burial followed at the Wimberley Cemetery in Wimberley. McLeod passed away Jan. 27, 2004, at 1:15 p.m. losing a heroic battle against cancer.
He was the son of Helen Manning McLeod and William Angus McLeod Jr. of McAllen He spent his childhood in McAllen and Edinburg and graduated from Edinburg High School. He graduated from Texas A&M University in 1958 with a bachelor of science in chemical engineering.
With the exception of a brief first job with Dupont in Victoria, Jerry spent his work career with Texaco Chemical in New York, New Jersey and Houston. After 34 years of executive sales with Texaco, he retired and with Pat, his wife, moved to a home they established in the Texas Hill Country in Spring Branch.
Jerry was a steadfast believer that humans obtained their guidance and care from a higher power and was respectful of the many traditions that nurture and preserve such a concept of God. Baptized a Presbyterian, his life was a testament to his faith. He strongly supported his wife, who was a member of St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church.
He is survived by his wife, Patsy McLeod of Spring Branch; his son, Ray Angus McLeod of Corsicana; daughter, Angellque Lanier of Spring Branch; and sons, Richard Lanier of Conroe, Robert L. Lanier of Gulfport, Mississippi, and Lance Lanier of Wimberley.
He is also survived by his sister, Martha McLeod Doffing and her husband of Houston; brothers, William K. Wilder of Salton City, California, William Vincent McLeod of McAllen, James Angus McLeod of Cat Springs, John Walter McLeod of San Antonio and William Angus McLeod III of San Marcos and their spouses and children. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Travis and Annabelle McLeod, Cathy Lanier Rodriguez of Houston, Chad and wife Leah Lanier of Lousianna, April, Shannon, Patricia and Lance Jr. of Wimberley, Brittany Lanier of Mississippi, Ricky Jr., Nichole, Cali, Tara of Conroe and many nieces and nephews and grandnieces and nephews.
Hortencia Gonzalez was born July 8, 1948 in El Llano, Chihuahua, Mexico to Manuel and Aurora Gonzalez. She passed away on July 17, 2004 in San Antonio.
Survivors are husband Joel (Roberto) Gonzalez of Blanco, two daughters; Letty Gonzalez of San Antonio and Lulu Gonzalez of Bulverde, five brothers; Alfonso, Osvaldo, Uriel, Hector, and Othon Gonzalez, and three sisters; Irma Gonzalez, Mirella Saenz, and Levina Romero. Judge Robert Stem, a family friend will be officiating the service.
Visitation was Tues. July 20, with family present. Services will be Wednesday at 6PM at Crofts Funeral Home, Blanco, TX. Hortencia was a loving wife, mother, and sister, and was ready to help those in need.
Glenn D. McJimsey
Glenn D. McJimsey was born in Dallas, Texas on August 30, 1925 and passed away at the Liveoak Medical Center in Blanco, Texas Sunday, July 18, 2004.
Graveside services were held Tuesday, July 20 with the Rev. Rusty Brady officiating clergy.
He was laid to rest in the Blanco Cemetery located on Spur 163.
He is survived by his wife Lillian Jo McJimsey of Blanco.
JOHN ALICESON DIDWAY SR.
John Aliceson Didway Sr. was born March 13, 1920, to John and Laura Annie (Woodruff) Didway in Travis County and passed away Friday, Jan. 30, 2004, in Fredericksburg at the age of 83.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Grace Didway.
John is survived by one son, Junior Didway and wife Ava of Johnson City; three daughters, Janet Curry and husband Wayman of Henly, Debbi Wittkohl and husband Bubba, and Gayla Grenwelge and husband Milton all of Blanco.
He is also survived by his sister, Bonnie Sharp of Johnson City, nine grandchilren, and six great grandchildren.
ANNIE LOUISE GIBSON
Annie Louise Gibson of Johnson City passed away Monday, Feb. 2, 2004, at Hill Country Memorial Hospital in Fredericksburg.
She is survived by her husband M.O. Gibson; two children, Carolyn Gibson Holler and John Victor Gibson; four grandchildren, Denese Holler, Leah Nicademas, Kimberly Chavis, and Kerri Gibson; six great-grandchildren; two sisters and one brother.
She was preceded in death by her mother and father, Thomas A. White and Lola E. White of Rosebud, and 10 brothers and sisters.
Mrs. Gibson was a retired school teacher from the Northeast school district in San Antonio. She taught school for 32 years.
Funeral services were held at Crofts funeral Home Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2004.
In leiu of flowers, the family requests that donations in her honor be sent to the Ladies Auxiliary of the VFW, Post 8915, P.O. Box 734, Johnson City, Texas 78636.
SIBYL MARY GREENHAW
Sibyl Mary Greenhaw was born Oct. 4, 1924, in Real County and passed away Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2004, in San Antonio at the age of 79.
Sibyl married Jarl Edward Greenhaw March 15, 1941.
She is survived by two sons, James Kenneth Greenhaw and wife Zoe of Blanco, and Jerry Lee Greenhaw and wife Susan of Johnson City; one daughter, Shirley Ann Sieckenius and husband William of Uvalde; and one brother, Clifford Connell of Leesville.
She is also survived by eight grandchildren: Will Sieckenius and wife Stephanie, Holly Herndon, Shane Sieckenius and wife Amy, Carla Greenhaw, Daymon Greenhaw and wife DeAnn, Jami Greenhaw and Scott Hourigan, Brenda Bryant and husband Bill, and Jerilyn Greenhaw; 12 great- grandchildren; and one great- great-granddaughter.
Funeral services were held Jan. 26 at Crofts Funeral Home with the Rev. Rusty Hicks as the officiating clergy. Sibyl was laid to rest in the Miller Creek Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Bill Bryant, Daymon Greenhaw, Britton Sieckenius, Shane Sieckenius, Will Sieckenius and Melvin Sultemeier with Pat Brewer and Lionel Brewer standing as honorary pallbearers.
LOUIS M. “DUGIE” MOBLEY
Louis M. “Dugie” Mobley of Blanco passed away Saturday, Jan. 24, 2004, in San Antonio at the age of 73.
Dugie was born in Sabinal June 18, 1930, to Frank Mobley and Blanche Haby.
He is survived by his wife, Reva, of 53 years, and his children, Grady and Clara Mobley of Blanco, Renee and Paul Cicero of San Antonio, and Steven Mobley of Kerrville; grandchildren Michael, Michelle, and Mark Mobley, Jeremy, Brandon, and Clay Cicero, Misty Fisher, Kelly and Lindsey Mobley; two great-grandchildren, Emma and Evelyn Fischer; sister, Mildred Meredith of Denton; aunt, Maude Nelson of Medina; cousins, Billy and Diana Tabor of Kerrville and Don and Mary Glyn Morrison of San Antonio; and many more cousins, nieces, nephews, and dear friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Dugie spent most of his adult life in law enforcement in a career
spanning 30 years with the San Antonio Police Department, Dallas Police Department, and Blanco County Sheriff’s Department as chief deputy.
He was a member of the Blanco United Methodist Church, the Blanco Rodeo Association, and he was a Master Mason of Blanco Masonic Lodge #216 as well as a Scottish Rite Mason of Dallas.
Dugie joined the National Guard 36th Infantry Division 736 ORD Co. during the Korean War. He was an avid sportsman, enjoying hunting and fishing, and all sports, especially baseball. He was happy doing things with his family. He was a loving husband, Dad, and Papa to his family.
Services were 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 27, at Crofts Funeral Home in Blanco with a graveside service following at Vanderpool Cemetery, in Vanderpool at 3 p.m.
Family were present Monday for visitation at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Blanco EMS, Vanderpool Cemetery Association, Blanco United Methodist Church, or a charity of your choice.