Jeanene Clark
Friday, 10AM


(Rockdale) Jeanene Clark, 84 of Rockdale, died Wednesday. Graveside services are 10AM Friday at Oak Lawn Cemetery. Visitation will be 2 hours prior to the service Friday, at Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale. Mrs. Clark was born in Rockdale and graduated from Rockdale High School in 1950. She was a member of Murray Street Church of Christ in Rockdale. Survivors include:

Sons:
       Jeffrey Clark and wife Bonnie of Rockdale
       Joe Clark of Rockdale

Daughter:
       Julie Clark of Rockdale

Brother:
       Gene Arledge and wife Boy of Rockdale

Sister:
       Estelle Preasel of Rockdale

4 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, and a number of nieces and nephews also survive.
Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Deeanna Rose DeLeon
Saturday, 10AM


(Temple) Deanna Rose DeLeon, 35 of Temple, died on Sunday at her home. Services will be held at 10AM Saturday at Harper-Talasek Funeral Home with burial to follow at Great House Cemetery. Visitation will be held Friday from 5–7PM with a Rosary to follow. Mrs. DeLeon was born in Temple and graduated from Academy High School. She was a member of Our Lady of the Guadalupe Catholic Church. Survivors include:

Sons:
       Devin DeLeon
       Jacob DeLeon

Parents:
       Connie Jimenez and husband Ralph
       Robert Lopez, Sr. and wife Josie

Brothers:
       Robert Lopez, Jr. and wife Betsabe
       Sean Diehl and wife Jamie

Sisters:
       Amanda Vahue and husband Cory
       Naomi Benvidez
       Bobbie Woolard and husband Rick, Sr.
       Jennifer Allen and husband Dustin
       Delia Torres

14 nieces and nephews also survive.
Harper-Talasek Funeral Home in Temple will be in charge of arrangements.


Lora Hewitt
Saturday, 11AM


(Rosebud) Lora Hewitt, 76 of Bryan, formerly of Rosebud, died Sunday in Bryan. Memorial services will be held at 11AM Saturday in Cook-Gerngross-Green-Patterson Funeral Home in Rosebud. Mrs. Hewitt was born in Tahoka and graduated from Merkel High School in 1959. She moved to Rosebud in 1975 and worked for Rosebud-Lott ISD. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Rosebud. Survivors include:

Daughter:
       Kristi Yett and husband Stephen of College Station

Sons:
       Ricky Hewitt and wife Lacy of Kyle
       Scott Hewitt of Tulsa

Brother:
       Jaime Scott of Michigan

4 Grandchildren and 6 Great Grandchildren also survive.
Cook-Gerngross-Green-Patterson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Emma Lillian Strong
Saturday, 11AM


(Rockdale) Emma Lillian Strong, 89 of Rockdale, died Wednesday. Funeral services will be at 11AM Saturday at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home with burial to follow at Salty Cemetery near Rockdale. Visitation will be Friday from 6-8PM at the funeral home. Emma was born in near Cameron. She lived most of her life in Rockdale. From 1956 to 1984 she lived in Oklahoma. Survivors include:

Sons:
       James Strong and wife Becky of Edmond, Oklahoma
       Phillip Strong Sr. of Oklahoma

Daughters:
       Linda Wilbanks and husband Edgar of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
       Wanda Hazelwood and husband Bill of Lamont, Oklahoma
       Donna Williams of Rockdale, Texas
       Laura Senkel and husband Kenny of Rockdale, Texas

16 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren, and 12 great-great grandchildren also survive.
Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale will be in charge of arrangements.


Ynell Spells
Saturday, 1PM


(Cameron) Ynell Spells, 77, of Cameron, died Saturday in a Temple hospital. Funeral services will be 1PM Saturday at Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Chapel with burial to follow in the Oak Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 5-7PM at Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home. Ms. Spells was born in Lee County. She graduated from Aycock High School. She had worked in food service for many years. She was a member of Jerusalem Baptist Church. Survivors include:

Sons:
       Thomas Spells, Jr. of Cameron
       Leonard David Spells of Marble Falls

Daughters:
       Patricia Reynolds of Cameron
       Gwendolyn Dawson of Temple
       Valarie Butler of Cameron              
       Brenda Clifton of Cameron
       Alesia Howard of Cameron

Brothers:
       Leonard David Marion, Jr. of Temple
       Marvin Marion of Humble
       H. Errol Marion of Oklahoma

Sisters:
       Geraldine Young of Humble
       Florida Ford of Delaware

Longtime companion:
       Arthur Monroe aka “K.C. Mo.” of Cameron

30 grandchildren and 42 great grandchildren also survive.
Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home of Cameron is in charge of arrangements.


Donna Susan Stone
Saturday, 1PM


(Temple) Donna Susan Stone, 69 of Rockport, died Saturday in Rockport. Services will be held at 1PM Saturday at Harper-Talasek Funeral Home in Temple, with burial to follow at Belfalls Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6–8PM on Friday at the funeral home. Mrs. Stone was born in Temple and graduated from Temple High School. She furthered her education at Temple College with an associate’s degree in computer programming and worked for ten years at Texas Hydraulics as a Manager until she received her realtor’s license and then sold real estate in Temple. She worked for Bell County Narcotics Task Force until her retirement in 2010. Survivors include:

Son:
       Shaun Stone and wife Ana

Daughters:
       Robin Tracy and husband Scott
       Renee Legg and husband Daryl
       Carissa Chandler and husband Rusty

Brothers:
       David Russell Sr. and wife Susan
       Randy Russell

8 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.
Harper-Talasek Funeral Home in Temple will be in charge of arrangements.


Ruby Alice Achtruth
Saturday, 2PM


(Taylor) Ruby Alice Achtruth, 97, died Monday. Celebration of Life Service will begin at 2PM Saturday at Providence Funeral Home in Taylor, with burial to follow at the Taylor City Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service time. Mrs. Achtruth was born in Thorndale. She graduated from St. Paul Lutheran School. Survivors include:

Children:
       Ronald Bruce Patschke and wife Joyce
       Virginia Ann Heine and husband Donny
       Peggy Sue Westbrook and husband John

7 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and 3 great great grandchildren also survive.
Providence Funeral Home will be in charge of arrangements.


Loy Woolverton
Sunday, 2PM


(Rockdale) Loy Woolverton, 56 of Rockdale, died Tuesday in a Temple hospital. Services will be 2PM Sunday at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale, with burial in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Rockdale. Visitation will be 2 hours prior to the service. Mr. Woolverton was born in Cameron and lived all of his life in Rockdale. He was maintenance supervisor with the Rockdale Housing Authority and worked for Nelson’s Pest Control before becoming owner and operator of Woolverton’s Pest Control. Survivors include:

Wife:
       Judy Woolverton of Rockdale

Sons:
       Winston Woolverton
       Logan Woolverton both of Rockdale

Mother:
       Delores Woolverton of Rockdale

Brothers:
       Robert Woolverton and wife Rhonda of Burnet
       Russell Woolverton and wife Ruby of Caldwell
       Tom Woolverton of Rockdale

6 granddaughters also survive.
Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale will be in charge of arrangements.


Teresa Lynn Phillips
October 24, 3PM


(Rockdale) Graveside services for Teresa Lynn Phillips, 36 of Rockdale, will be 3PM October 24th at IOOF Cemetery in Rockdale. Visitation will be 10AM-1PM October 24th. Miss Phillips was born in Odessa and attended schools in Odessa and Rockdale. Survivors include:

Mother:
       Edelgard Phillips of Rockdale

Brother:
       Robert William Phillips, Sr. and wife Liddia of Milano

Sisters:
       Lisa Ann Smith and Ricci Curtis of Rockdale
       Tammy Lynn Carrizales and husband Steve of Rockdale

2 caregivers, 9 nephews, a niece, and a number of great-nieces and nephews also survive.
Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.