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
Steven Dale Durant Sr. of Granbury, 68, was called to the Lord on Oct. 23, 2013. He was born on Dec. 15, 1945.
Service: 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2 at StoneWater Church, Glen Rose Campus.
He was preceded in death by his parents; Reese Durant and Pauline Durant, and his brothers, Cody Durant and Wayne Durant, and also his loyal dog, Misty.… Read the rest
After a short battle with cancer, Velma Kay Holleman passed away Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013. She is a former resident of Granbury.
Funeral: Friends are invited to celebrate Kay’s life at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30 at the First Baptist Church in Santo.
Interment: Following the funeral, at New Hope Cemetery, Lone Camp.
Visitation was Tuesday at Wiley’s Funeral Home in Granbury.… Read the rest
Peggy Jean Willoughby of Granbury, 71, was called home to be with our Lord on Oct. 26, 2013.
No services are planned at this time.
In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to Friends for Animals or American Cancer Society.
Peggy was born Oct. 25, 1942. She married Jack Ray Willoughby on March 8, 1958 and was a homemaker and loved her family, gardening and painting.… Read the rest
Patricia Ellen Crowe of Granbury, 65, passed away on Oct. 17, 2013.
Memorial Service: 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013 at 3000 Hilltop Road in Granbury.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the American Cancer Society.
Patricia was preceded in death by her sister, Linda and her husband Sheldon B. Crowe Sr.
Survivors: Sons, Sheldon B. Crowe Jr., Larry A.… Read the rest