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Miscellaneous Bandera County, Texas Obituaries


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Grady Akin
Grady Akin, Sr., 74, of Lakehills, died Saturday, Nov. 23, 2002, in a San Antonio hospital. He was born July 10, 1928, in Lynn County to William Marshal Akin and Mary Hassie England Akin. Mr. Akin had been a Lakehills resident for 31 years, formerly residing in Brownfield. He was a John Deer farm implement mechanic and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Survivors include daughter, Patricia O. Warhurst of Kerrville; two sons, Grady A. Akin, Jr., and Randy G. Akin, both of Lakehills; sister, Mozell Cloe of Texarkana; and two brothers, Leroy Akin of Lakehills and Arnell Akin of Ardmore, Okla. Graveside services were held Monday, Nov. 25, at Pipe Creek Cemetery with Rev. Ellen Ely officiating. Memorial remembrances may be made to the Lakehills United Methodist Church. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Grimes Funeral Chapels of Bandera.

Martin David Popham
Martin David (Bud) Popham, died Saturday, Nov. 23, 2002, at a San Antonio hospital. He was born on Sept. 12, 1935, in San Antonio to Charlie and Lillian Shedrock Popham. Mr. Popham worked in the family business Popham & Sons as a carpet layer for many years. Mr. Popham is survived by his brothers and sisters, James Popham and wife Mary of Lakehills, C.J. Popham and wife Dorothy of Lavern, LaVern Duncan and husband I.M. of Mico and Ellen Taylor and husband Jerry of Castroville; also, many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews. He will be missed and loved by many family and friends. Graveside services were held Tuesday, Nov. 26, at the Pipe Creek Cemetery with Rev. Ray Popham officiating. All funeral arrangements are under the direction of Wright's Funeral Parlor of Bandera.

Ed Kelley
Ed Kelley died Monday, Nov. 25, 2002.
He had been a landowner in Bandera County since 1974 and a resident since 1990 after his retirement from the international oil business. He is survived by his wife Janet Kelley; a son Scott Kelley of San Antonio; a daughter Claudia O'Neal of Needville; and three grandchildren. A memorial will be held on Friday, Dec. 13, at 3 p.m. at Arkey Blue's Silver Dollar. In lieu of flowers, donations should be sent to the Brighter Days Horse Refuge, Pipe Creek on Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation, Boerne.

Gloria Wehmeyer
Gloria Wehmeyer, 77, of Bandera died on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2002 in Bandera County. She was born March 24, 1923 in San Antonio to William and Lillian H. Zimmerman Inbau. She married Bill Wehmeyer in Eagle Pass on Jan. 3, 1972. Mrs. Wehmeyer was a clerical supervisor for an insurance company, a member of the Daughters of the Nile, the American Legion Auxiliary Post #410 in Lakehills and a member of Hermann Sons, Lodge #81 Survivors include her husband Bill of Bandera, son John McCoy and wife Sandi of Lakehills and grandchildren Julie Williams, Shelli O'Connor, Shane McCoy, Kylynn McCoy, John T. McCoy, Shawn McCoy and Katie Ann McCoy. Services were held on Monday, Dec. 2, 2002 at 11 a.m. at Grimes Funeral Chapel with Rev. Ellen Ely officiating. Graveside services were held Monday at 2:30 p.m. at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery. Pallbearers were Bennie C. Wehmeyer, Freddie L. Wehmeyer, Marvin Gene Wehmeyer, James Baer, Charlie Mark Baer and Bryan Peirson. Memorials may be made to the Disabled Veterans organization. Arrangements were under the direction of Grimes Funeral Chapel of Bandera.

Delcie Lee Smith
Delcie Lee Smith of Tarpley, passed from this life on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2002, in San Antonio, after a long illness. She reached the age of 73 years, five months and six days. Smith was born to Joseph Edward and Laura Cleo (Lowrey) Tillotson on June 24, 1929, in Utopia. On June 25, 1952, she married Floyd Lee Smith at the Baptist Parsonage in Sabinal. She was a homemaker who loved to cook. She also loved watching the wildlife and tamed many squirrels to eat from her hands. Their marriage was also blessed with three sons. Floyd and Delcie celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 25. Smith is survived by her husband, Floyd, along with her three sons and daughter-in-laws which include James Lee and Carol Smith of Hondo; Elmer Allen and Kathy Smith of San Jacinto, Calif.; and Ivey William and Dianna Smith of Tarpley; four granddaughters, Cheryl Fudge and Jaime Smith of Hondo and Maggie and Heather Smith of San Jacinto, Calif; sister, Dona Oates of Mathis; sister-in-law Norine Tillotson of Uvalde; and many nieces, nephews and friends. Smith is preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Leonard Tillotson and Allen Tillotson, both of Uvalde; two sisters, Onetta Lindsey of Pipe Creek and Lillie Mae Turner of Sabinal; and one infant grandson, Timothy Wayne Smith of Hondo. Her life was celebrated with a funeral service on Thursday, Dec. 5, at the Puente and Sons Funeral Chapel in Hondo. She was laid to rest at the Tarpley Cemetery located in Tarpley following the funeral service. George Randall of the Church of Christ of Hondo officiated at both services. Pallbearers for both services included Calvin DeHart, Sonny Schmidt, Andrew Davis, Doc Sheedy, Bobby Ward and Bob Padgett along with honorary pallbearers Joe Arnold, Elroy Lindeburg, Howdy Billings, Jack Lindsey and Lyndon Cook. Those wishing to give memorials may do so by sending them to the American Diabetes Association or to the charity of your choice.

Reid R. "Bob" Flood Sr.
Reid R. "Bob" Flood Sr., who was born March 23, 1930, in Galveston, died Dec. 6, 2002, in Rowlett. He was preceded in death by his grandson, Shaine McClellan; brother, Bill Flood Sr.; and parents, George and Mary Flood. Mr. Flood, a 1948 graduate of Bandera High School, served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict, was a retired chief engineer for Ryder-Aviall, Inc., was an executive aircraft pilot and co-owned Flood Brothers Aircraft Service in San Antonio. He is survived by wife, Audrey Tipton Flood; daughters, Marrion Flood Unruh, Charlotte Greco and Marsha Flood; son, Reid R. Flood Jr.; and numerous grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Services were held on Dec. 10, in Dallas. Interment followed in Restland Memorial Park in Dallas.

Fred W. Oehlke
Mr. Fred W. Oehlke, 71, of Pipe Creek, died Monday, Dec. 9, 2002. He was preceded in death by his parents, Herbert and Margaret Oehlke and daughter, Doris Lundstrom. Mr. Oehlke was a 50 year Union Bricklayer and a Stonemason.
He is survived by his wife Mary of Pipe Creek; sisters, Marge Oehlke, Millie Scheel and husband Don and Kathy Johnson and husband Larry; sons, David Oehlke and J.D. Cameron; daughters, Marilyn Edgett, Linda Landaverde and husband Elder and Margaret Oehlke; step-children, Linda Russi, Karen Jolly, Dwight Sorrell and Fred Sorrell; 18 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Services were held Saturday, Dec. 14, at Grimes Funeral Chapel, with Mr. Martin Smith and Rev. Larry Johnson officiating. Interment followed in Pipe Creek Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Pipe Creek EMS, Pipe Creek, TX 78063.
Arrangements are under the direction of Grimes Funeral Chapel of Bandera.

Christy Burnes
A beautiful light flew heavenward Dec. 18, 2002, as Mrs. Christy Burnes left this world.
She was surrounded at her death, as she was in life, by her loving family and friends.
Merrie Christine French was born in Baytown in 1961, the eighth of nine children born to James and Grace French. She grew up in Baytown, graduated from Robert E. Lee High School in 1980 and married Mike Burnes, also of Baytown, in 1981. She was employed with Shell Oil from 1989 to 2000. The Burnes family relocated to Bandera in 1997, where Mrs. Burnes was living at the time of her death. She was preceded in death by her father James French and her mother-in-law Tuffy Boyle Brymer of Bandera. Survivors include husband Mike Burnes and two children, Will and Josie of Bandera. She is also survived by her mother, Grace French; brothers Gene French and wife Paula, Steve French and wife Terry and David French and sisters Laurie Kader and husband Rodney; Cheryl French and Sherry French, all of Baytown. She is also survived by a brother Danny French and wife Cindy of Houston and a brother Rich French and wife Mary of Georgetown. Other survivors are sister-in-law Jackie Tharp of Houston; brothers-in-law Hank Burnes of Douglasville, Ga. and Pat Burnes of Baytown. All of her brothers and brother-in-law Rodney Kader served as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were M.H. "Cowboy" Brymer, Gene Fee, Mack Forbes and Warren Wheeler all of Bandera, Jimmy Gleason of Crosby and Dr. Dom Munafo of San Diego, Calif. Mrs. Burnes was a sweet and gentle spirit and will be missed by all those who knew her.
Memorial gifts may be made to the Cancer Therapy & Research Center in San Antonio.
Services were held on Sunday, Dec. 22, at Grimes Chapel with Father Stanley Oleksy officiating. A rosary was recited on Saturday, Dec. 21 at 7 p.m. at Grimes Chapel.
Interment will follow in Bandera Cemetery.
Arrangements were under the direction of Grimes Funeral Chapel in Bandera.

Bertha Teague
Bertha Minnie Teague, 94, of Kerrville, died Sunday, Dec. 29, 2002, in a local care center. She was born Jan. 3, 1908, in the Honey Creek Community above Medina, in Bandera County to Johnnie William Dale and Lola Cordelia Austin Dale. On June 30, 1935, she married Thomas Dean Teague in Bandera. He preceded her in death on March 5, 1965. Mrs. Teague was a homemaker and also worked as a mental health worker for 16-1/2 years. She retired in 1970 from the Kerrville State Hospital. Survivors include numerous nieces and nephews including those she adopted for her own, Lola Chipman of Kerrville, Bertha Barth of San Antonio, Carl Bonnet of Mountain Home, Ark., Ruth Ross of Fredericksburg, Dale Bonnet of Alpine, Rodger Bonnet of Medina and Phyllis Doss of San Antonio. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Parelee Bonnet and Ruth Dalton; and two brothers, Johnnie W. Dale and Jessie J. Dale. Services were held Thursday, Jan. 2, at Grimes Chapel with Mr. Rodger Bonnet officiating. Interment followed in Oak Rest Cemetery. Pallbearers were John Bonnet, Terry Koehne, Mike Doss, Christopher Meyer, Charles Chipman and Dustin Williams. Honorary pallbearers were Al Ross, Bob Doss and Monte Chipman. Arrangements were under the direction of Grimes Funeral Chapel of Bandera.

Emmett "Mac" McKenzie
Emmett "Mac" McKenzie, 89, of Bandera, died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2003, at his residence.
He was born Aug. 20, 1913, in Hamilton County. Mac was a Jehovah's Witness, retired from the Union Iron Co., worked on the Alaska Pipe Line and also on Hoover Dam. Survivors include two daughters, Yvonne Page of Tennessee, Tamara McKenzie of Oregon; two sons, Emmett O'Kane McKenzie, Jr., of Nevada and Bud McKenzie of Corpus Christi; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A memorial service was held Tuesday, at Kingdom Hall, with Mr. David Thurmond officiating. Interment was in the Bandera Cemetery.
Arrangements were under the direction of Grimes Funeral Chapel of Bandera.

Isabel B. Rios
Isabel B. Rios, 79, died Monday, Jan. 6, 2003, at her residence. She was born Nov. 19, 1923, in Campbellton to Ignacio and Hacienta Aldana Bermudes. She married Jose Rios in 1943 in San Antonio.
She was a homemaker and a member of the Catholic Church.
Survivors include her husband Jose of Bandera; nine daughters, Gloria Oranday and husband Pete of Bandera, Irene Garza and husband Juan of LaVernia, Hope Young and husband Joe of Bandera, Lucky Lackey and husband Johnny of Center Point, Beatrice Callaway and husband Alan of Bandera, Diane Mendoza and husband Carlos of Lakehills, Rose Rios of Pleasanton, Mary Diaz and husband Eloy of San Antonio and Linda Leday and husband Clifton of Kerrville; four sons, Frank Rios and wife Lupe of San Antonio, Ignacio Rios of San Antonio, Joe Rios and wife Beatrice of San Antonio, Andy Rios and wife Susie of Helotes; one sister, Nicholas Vasquez of San Antonio; 41 grandchildren and 56 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one brother, Frank Bermudes; two granddaughters; and one grandson. A Rosary was recited on Wednesday, Jan. 8, at Grimes Chapel, with Father Gerald Hammel officiant. Interment followed in the Bandera Cemetery.
Pallbearers were George Oranday, Mike Rios, Johnny Garza, Abe Garza, Jr., T.J. Rodriguez, Jr., and Carlos Mendoza, Jr. Arrangements were under the direction of Grimes Funeral Chapel of Bandera.

Steven Patrick Durand
Steven Patrick Durand, of Lakehills, died Jan. 8, 2003. He was born in Santa Anna, Calif., on Feb. 28, 1955, to Donald and Lucy Durand. He married Karlene in Las Vegas, Nev., on Oct. 10, 1987. His military accomplishments were flight training command and acquisition logistics with flight simulators.
He retired as a Master Sgt. After 21 years of service in the U.S. Air Force.
His favorite activities were fishing, hunting, golfing, camping and collecting stamps and coins.
He is survived by his loving wife Karlene Durand; father Donald Durand and wife Betty; seven sons, Greg Durand and wife Andrea, Rick, Scott, Rob, Dirk, Eric and Matt Barlow; two daughters, Rachel Gelsar and Heidi Henson; one grandfather, Edson Scholz; one brother, Paul Durand; six sisters, Deborah Forres, Valerie Spampata, Sheryl Cook, Laura Hanson, Annette Durand and Sarah Durand. Also surviving are, 36 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by mother, Lucy and son Anthony Durand.
Viewing was held Jan. 11, service at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, with Bishop Heller officiating. Interment will be out of state.

Matthew Wood
Matthew Wood, 75, of Pipe Creek, died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2003, at his residence. He was born June 18, 1927, in Detroit, Mich. On Dec. 23, 1950, he married Quince L. King in Leona. Mr. Wood retired after 25 years active duty with the U.S. Army. He was a very skilled carpenter and watch repairman. Survivors include his wife Quince of Pipe Creek; three daughters, Brenda W. Dillard and husband Bennie M. of Pipe Creek, Glenda W. Scales and husband Hurles E., Jr., of Dallas and Machielle W. Denmon and husband Byron E. of Heidelberg, Germany; one son, Michael W. Wood of San Antonio; one sister, Mary Louise White of Detroit, Mich.; and eight grandchildren. Services were held Jan. 17, at Windcrest Methodist Church, with the Reverends Greg Hackett and Ray Davis officiating. Interment was at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Pipe Creek Volunteer Fire Department.
Arrangements were under the direction of Grimes Funeral Chapels of Bandera.

Jessica Sheppard
Jessica Sheppard, 17, of Pipe Creek died on Sunday, Jan. 12 in a vehicle accident near Pipe Creek.
Jessica was born on Feb. 26, 1985, in Las Vegas, Nev. to William Wade Sheppard and Deborah Ann Ottmar Sheppard.
She was a junior at Bandera High School.
Survivors include her father Wade Sheppard and wife Alma of Pipe Creek, her mother Debbie Meyers and husband Mike of W. Va., grandparents Bennie and Pat Barker of Austin and Bill and Gina Sheppard of Pipe Creek; two sisters, Brittani Sheppard of Pipe Creek and Delia Ramirez of Kerrville; three brothers, James Sheppard of Pipe Creek, David Ramirez and Danny Ramirez of Pipe Creek, and two aunts, Kathi Timm of Coppell and Becky Fleetwood of Alaska. Services are scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 16 at 10 a.m. at Grimes Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Jerry Kral officiating. Interment will follow in the Bandera Cemetery.
The family will receive friends and relatives on Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Grimes Funeral Chapel. Arrangements are under the direction of Grimes Funeral Chapel of Bandera.

Tisha Rae Enyart
Tisha Rae Enyart, 24, of Bandera, died Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2003, in a Dallas hospital. She was born April 10, 1978, in Lexington, Ky., to Ricky Miller and Paula Ruth Wortman Miller. She was a member of the New Vision Church of Bandera. Tisha was an awesome woman of God with a true servant's heart who fought for every breath of life for almost 25 years. Survivors include her husband, Roy Enyart and her mother Paula Ruth Miller of Kerrville. Graveside services were held Saturday, Jan. 18, at 4050 Highway 16 South. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to New Vision Church of Bandera, P.O. Box 1059, Bandera, TX 78003. Arrangements are under the direction of Grimes Funeral Chapel of Bandera.

Jesse Lee Hendon
Jesse Lee Hendon, 65, a resident of Bandera County since 1988, died at his home near Bandera on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2003. He was born on Aug. 3, 1937, at Ruleville, Miss., to Norris Manuel Hendon and Minnie Lee Fansler Hendon. On June 3, 1958, in Yellville, Ark., he married Jo Ann Huett, who survives him. In his early years, Mr. Hendon was a home builder with his father-in-law in Mountain Home, Ark. Later he became a heavy equipment operator developing subdivisions and burying underground telephone cable and rural water lines. He owned and operated Jesse Hendon Construction Company prior to his retirement in 1985. He will be remembered for his hard work and dedication to his family and friends, and will be missed by everyone whose lives he touched. Survivors include his wife, Jo Ann Hendon of Bandera; two daughters, Deborah Arnold and husband David of Osage City, Kan., and Teresa Habegger and husband Larry of Norman, Okla.; three sons, Tommy Hendon and wife Susan of Norman, Okla., Michael Hendon and Jesse Allen Hendon of Bandera; a special family member, Malcolm Olsen of Kerrville; a sister, Mary Ann Samuels of Beebee, Ark.; nephew Butch Samuels of Vidor; great-aunt Josie Orr of Thornton, Ark.; 13 grandchildren, Lori Arnold, Ryan Arnold, Amy Habegger, Austin Habegger, Lance Hendon, Landon Hendon, Lynnette Hendon, Aaron Hendon, Reva Hendon, Miranda Hendon, Cameron Hendon, Haley Hendon and Randall Olsen; and two great-grandchildren, Alexis Hardin and Caden Reed. Funeral services were held Monday, Jan. 20, at Grimes Chapel in Bandera with Chaplain Jack Cooke officiating. Interment followed in Bandera Cemetery with David Arnold, Larry Habegger, Elezar Bermudez, Malcolm Olsen, Ryan Arnold and Austin Habegger serving as pallbearers. Lance Hendon and Landon Hendon were honorary pallbearers. The family requests memorials to Vista Care Hospice Foundation, 420 Water St., Suite 104, Kerrville, TX 78028. Arrangements were under the direction of Grimes Funeral Chapel of Bandera.

James Robert Turner, Jr.
James Robert "Bob" Turner, Jr., 82, of Pipe Creek, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 2003, in a San Antonio hospital. He was born Feb. 7, 1920, in Odenton, Md., to James Robert Turner and Rosina Baynes Turner. He was educated in public schools in Maryland and graduated from Anne Arundel High School in 1937. He graduated from the University of Baltiomore Law School with his LLB degree in 1941. He was inducted into the U.S. Army on Feb. 6, 1941, and served in Oahu, New Guinea, Letye and Luzon. During WWII he honorably served his country in the U.S. Army as a platoon sergeant assigned to the 149th Infantry Regiment, 38th Infantry and served 23 months in the Pacific Theatre, where he instructed and led a platoon of 26 enlisted men in a rifle company and was responsible for the care and welfare of his platoon. Among the commendations he received were the Combat Infantry Badge and a Bronze Star. In Dallas, on Oct. 22, 1947, he married Mary Martha "Marte" Wacther, who preceded him in death on July 31, 1998. Prior to moving to Bandera County over 30 years ago, they resided in San Antonio where he was employed by USAA, from which he retired as a senior claim attorney. He was a member of the American Legion 410, the VFW and helped various organizations set up scholarship funds for the students of Bandera High School. He was a member of Bandera United Methodist Church and was active in community affairs. He has been a resident of Bandera County since 1970. Survivors include one daughter, Joan Marie Warren and husband Mark of Pipe Creek; one brother, Melvin Turner of Gambrills, Md.; two grandsons, Turner Augustus Warner and Cole Baynes Warren of Pipe Creek; and numerous nieces and nephews. Graveside services were held at Tuesday, Jan. 21, at Mission Burial Park North in San Antonio, followed by services at Bandera United Methodist Church with Rev. Cheryl Owens officiating. Visitation was held at Grimes Funeral Chapel Monday, Jan. 20. Memorials may be made to the Bandera United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 128, Bandera, TX 78003 or Hospice of San Antonio. Grimes Funeral Chapel of Bandera was in charge of arrangements.

Lucille Stokes
The family and the Medina community grieve the loss of Mrs. Lucille Stokes. She died Monday, Feb. 3, 2002, at the age of 81, during a heart cauterization procedure. Lucille Fay Stokes was born March 26, 1921 to John Grady and Rachel Evelyn (Miller) McHaney, in Fredericksburg.
The McHaneys owned a dairy on Valley View Ranch and later operated the Magnolia Service Station and Medina Lumber Company in Medina. King Henry Stokes and Lu McHaney were married, October 31, 1936.
Shortly after they were married, they built the rock house in Medina, which now is the Love Creek Cider Mill Store. Mrs. Stokes worked in the family business with her dad, John McHaney, at the Medina Lumber Company, until her children graduated from high school in Medina. During much of their marriage, King was in the oilfield working as an independent drilling contractor.
In 1963, they began Stokes Pipe and Supply in Sommerset, Texas.
Then in 1982, they sold their business and moved to Medina full time.
She will be remembered for her community volunteer involvement.
She has served as a member and in leadership positions in the garden club, Eastern Star, and United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Stokes was chosen "Miss Apple Blossom" by Medina Texas Development Corp. in 1992.
Lucille Stokes is survived by her husband, King Stokes; a son, O. King Stokes of Riverside, Belize; and a daughter, Sandra and her husband Louis Vannatter of Medina; a sister, Dorothy LeStourgeon of Medina; and a brother, Jack Grady McHaney of Medina. She had the blessing of two natural grandchildren and nine additional grandchildren: Nathan Vannatter, Jordan Vannatter, Grant Vannatter, Shannon Carbery, Deena Pate, Rhonda Dorsch, Augusta Alex Wooldridge, Tim Sheppard, and Conner Sheppard; and two great grandchildren, Alyssa Vannatter and Tristan Vannatter. A memorial service was held Feb. 8 at Grimes Funeral Chapels in Bandera with Rev. Harold Zirkel and Louis Vannatter officiating. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Grimes Funeral Chapels of Kerrville.

LaJune Baker Moller
LaJune Baker Moller, 64, was born in Marshalltown, Iowa, May 20, 1938, and passed away at her home in Bandera on Feb. 9, 2003.
LaJune was well known for her work in the Bandera area with the welfare of animals being her top priority since the loss of her son four years ago. Prior to his death she was dedicated to helping her son, Robert, raise money for the Kidney Foundation, the Johnny V. Cancer Center and St. Jude's hospital. They were motivated to walk across the United States raising money for the foundation. LaJune was an avid horse race fan, a voracious reader and sports fan. She attended Flying L Non-Denominational Church.
She was preceded in death by her son, Robert Moller in 1999 and is survived by her son Mark Moller of Austin; one brother, Doug Baker and a sister, Karen, along with a host of friends.
A memorial service will be held at the Community of Christ Church on 14th and Hackberry in Bandera on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2003, at 2 p.m. James Ennis and Linda Stein will officiate the service.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the American Heart Association, the Boerne Animal Shelter, the Fritz Freeman Animal Shelter in Kerrville or the Center Point Library will be appreciated.

Eunice Frame Sutherland
Mrs. Eunice Frame Sutherland, 100 years, 9 months and 12 days old, died Monday, Feb. 10, 2003 in a Goldthwaite nursing home. She was born and raised in Medina on April 28, 1902. to Will and Mary Amilia (Chisum) Frame. She married Joe Sutherland in Medina on May 31, 1920. He preceded her in death on Oct. 7, 1970. Mrs. Sutherland was a resident of Goldthwaite for eight years. Prior to moving to Goldthwaite, she was a resident of Kerrville.
She was a homemaker and a member of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
Survivors include her son, John H. "Shorty" Sutherland and wife, Norma Jean; 12 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Sutherland; three daughters, Evelyn Sutherland, Aileen Smith and Gladys DuBose; one son, Shelton Sutherland; one grandchild and two great grandchildren. Services were Feb. 13 at Grimes Funeral Chapels with Mr. Ron Briley officiating. Interment followed at Garden of Memories.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 291231, Kerrville, TX 78029. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Grimes Funeral Chapels of Kerrville.


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