(Cameron) Joe Vansa, 95 of Marak, died Wednesday at his home. Services are 10AM today at SS. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church in Marak, with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Mr. Vansa was born in Marak and retired as a farmer. He also worked for Wall Lake Door, ASCS, and TP&L. He was also a member of SS. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church and KJT. Survivors include:
Adolph Vansa and wife Dorothy of Cameron
Robert Vansa and wife Debbie of Cameron
Bernice Vrazel and husband Alfred of Buckholts
Patsy Gaines of Cameron
8 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren also survive.
Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home of Cameron is in charge of arrangements.
Charles "Pops" Woodworth
(Caldwell) Charles "Pops" Woodworth, 92 of Caldwell, died Tuesday. Services are 11AM today at Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home in Caldwell, with burial to follow in Mahomet Cemetery near Bertram. Visitation will be 2 hours prior to the service. Mr. Woodworth was a retired fence builder.
Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Thelma Lee Hill Drennan
(Hearne) Thelma Lee Hill Drennan, 84 of Hearne, died last Friday in Bryan. Services are 1PM today at Independent Baptist Church in Hearne. Mrs. Drennan was Mayor Pro Tem for the City of Hearne and served on the City Council for several years. Survivors include:
2 grandchildren 5 great grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, and other friends and relatives also survive.
Glenn Mack Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Bessie Mae Robinson
(Rockdale) Bessie Mae Robinson, 95 of Plane, formerly of Rockdale, died Wednesday in a Plano hospital. Graveside services are 2PM Sunday at IOOF Cemetery in Rockdale. Visitation will be today from 5-6:30PM at Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale. Mrs. Robinson was born in San Gabriel and lived in Plano the last 10 years. She was a homemaker and member of First Christian Church. Survivors include:
Errol Robinson and wife Dale of Spring
Debra Becker and husband Ken of McKinney
3 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren also survive.
Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Fred Lee Morris, Jr
(Rockdale) Fred Lee Morris, Jr., 89 of Temple and formerly of Rockdale, died Friday morning in a Temple nursing facility. Funeral services are scheduled for 3PM on Monday, December 5 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale. Cremation will follow. Visitation is 2 hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
Fred was born July 24, 1927 in Lexington, Texas to Margie (Wood) and Fred Lee Morris, Sr. He was a graduate of Lexington High School and University of Texas College of Pharmacy in 1949. He served in the U.S. Army 1949-1953 during the Korean Conflict before being honorably discharged as First Sergeant. On December 10, 1953, he and Mildred Amy Thornton were married in Lexington. He was a member of Oak Park Methodist Church in Temple and had been a long time member of St. Johnís United Methodist Church in Rockdale. He was a member of Rockdale Masonic Lodge #414 AF & AM and Lexington Masonic Lodge #138 AF & AM and member of Rockdale Noon Lions Club. Mr. Morris was owner and operator of Morris Pharmacy in Rockdale for 24 years. Survivors include:
Mildred Morris of Temple
Fred Morris, III and wife Aimee of Burleson
Amy Louise Cowell of Morganís Point
4 grandchildren also survive.Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale is in charge of arrangements.