Joyce Kelly of Granbury, retired oil and gas clerk, died Wednesday, Oct. 30 at Granbury Villa after an 8 ½ year struggle with cancer. Joyce was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Granbury.
Funeral: 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at Wiley Funeral Home. Officiates will be Rev. Drew Travis, pastor of First Presbyterian Church Granbury and Brother Harold Barnes.… Read the rest
James Curtis Evans of Lipan passed away on Sunday Oct. 27, 2013. He was born in Mounds, Okla. to Bill and Bertha Gardner Evans. The family moved to Handley, Texas when Curtis was a very young child, Handley was hometown to Curtis.
He joined the US Navy at an early age at the tail end of WWII flying from Algeria to Greece.… Read the rest
Ester Marie Powell Holt, of Kileen and formerly of Granbury, passed away Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, in Harker Heights, Texas. She was 94.
Graveside service: 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, at Holly Hills Memorial Park.
Memorial service: 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, First Baptist Church in Killeen.
Memorials: First Baptist Church Building Fund, Killeen, Texas.
Mrs. Holt was born Aug.… Read the rest
H.B. Keating, 76, of Granbury passed away Oct. 27, 2013 in his home.
Service: 2 p.m., Friday, Nov. 1, 2013, Lakeside Baptist Church, Granbury.
Interment: Holly Hills Memorial Park, Granbury. Visitation: 6-8 p.m., Thursday at the funeral home.
Mr. Keating was born Oct. 26, 1937 in Provo, Ark. to Hiram Valentine and Verna Hill Keating. At 18, H.B. moved from rural Arkansas to Dallas.… Read the rest
Gilbert Garza of Austin and formerly of Granbury, 64, passed away Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, in Austin.
Funeral: 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 1, 2013, at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Granbury. Burial: Holly Hills Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, at Wiley Funeral Home.
Gilbert was born Dec. 27, 1948, in Harlingen, to Manuel and Ofelia Rodriguez Garza.… Read the rest
Steve Parker of Granbury, 47, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, in Granbury.
Funeral: 10 a.m. Friday, Nov 1, 2013, at Wiley Funeral Home. Burial: Rough Creek Cemetery.
Steve was born July 29, 1966, in Weatherford, to James Howard Parker and Nellie Short Parker. He had lived in Granbury since 1966 and attended Granbury schools. Steve was a self-employed welder. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and sports.… Read the rest
Our beloved Toby “Jay” Stevens of Burnet, 51, passed away Oct. 27, 2013.
Toby was born June 9, 1962 in Baytown, Texas to James and Janette Stevens.
He is survived by his loving parents and older sisters Jamie Stevens and Connie Cole and nephews Jesse and Jeremy Cole.
Toby is preceded in death by his best friend and soul mate Melissa “Missy” and both sets of grandparents.… Read the rest
Terry Lynn Fitzgerald of Granbury, 61, went to his eternal home and into the loving arms of his Lord and Savior on Oct. 9, 2013.
Celebration of his life will be at First Baptist Church of Thorp Spring on Nov. 9, 2013 at 3 p.m. Terry was born on Dec. 7, 1951 in San Antonio and grew up in the west Texas area.… Read the rest
Mary Ellen Harpster of Fort Worth, 58, a retired Air Force veteran, wife and mother passed away, Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, at home.
Memorial Service: 11 a.m., Saturday at Aledo United Methodist Church, Aledo.
Mary was born March 2, 1955 in Southern Pines, N.C. to Robert and Evelyn Yonts. She married David Harpster on June 30, 1984 in Anchorage, Alaska.
Mary served her country for 20 years as a nurse in the U.S.… Read the rest
Rodger Truex Preston of Granbury, 71, passed away Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, in Granbury.
Memorial service: 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 28, at the First Presbyterian Church in Granbury.
Memorials: Preserve Granbury.
Rodger was born Sept. 18, 1942, in Cape Girardeau, Mo. to Rodney and Juanita Moore Preston. He was a retail sales owner and a member of the First Presbyterian Church.… Read the rest