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Saturday 05/23/2015
Floyd Vernon Cockrell
Posted: May 23, 2015 - 3:30 am

Floyd Cockrell, age 93, of Wharton passed away Tuesday May 19, 2015, at a local hospital. He was born on March 4, 1922 in Drumright, Okla. to the late Alexander and Bessie Jane Ware Cockrell.  

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Marsden John “Pic” Dupuy
Posted: May 23, 2015 - 3:30 am

Marsden John “Pic” Dupuy, 92 years of age, passed away in his sleep at Memorial Hermann in Houston at 7:29 a.m. on Saturday, May 16, 2015.

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Aaron Hargrove
Posted: May 23, 2015 - 3:30 am

Aaron Hargrove, 85, of El Campo died Monday, May 18 at El Campo Memorial.

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Erinn A. Lindsey
Posted: May 23, 2015 - 3:30 am

Erinn A. Lindsey, 4 months, of Wharton died Friday, May 15, 2015.

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Wednesday 05/20/2015
Mary Ann Dorris
Posted: May 20, 2015 - 10:40 am

Mary Ann Dorris, 80, of Wharton passed away Saturday, May 16, 2015 at her residence in Wharton. She was born on Feb. 1, 1935 in Hungerford to the late Adolph and Ludmilla Muniza Sabrsula.  

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Susie Belle Speer Hall
Posted: May 20, 2015 - 10:39 am

Born: Feb. 11, 1918

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Twyla Dawn Jones
Posted: May 20, 2015 - 10:38 am

Twyla Dawn Jones of Clute passed away on Friday, May 15, 2015 at her home. Funeral services are pending.  

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Tyler Ray Perkins
Posted: May 20, 2015 - 10:37 am

Funeral services for ITSN Tyler Ray Perkins, U.S. Navy, 19, of Wharton will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 21 at First Baptist Church in Wharton with Brother Tony Wishert officiating. Interment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Park.

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Elizabeth (Betty) Sherrill Rice Pry
Posted: May 20, 2015 - 10:36 am

Elizabeth (Betty) Sherrill Pry, 87, passed away surrounded by family on May 17, 2015, after suffering a stroke a few weeks earlier.   

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John Yackel
Posted: May 20, 2015 - 10:35 am

John Yackel, 72, of La Grange died Tuesday, May 12, 2015 in La Grange. He was born Jan. 9, 1943 in El Campo to Walter Lee and Vlasta Novak Yackel.

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Monday 05/18/2015
Jeanette W. Ferguson
Posted: May 18, 2015 - 9:33 am

Jeanette W. Ferguson of Wharton died May 5, 2015, at the age of 85.  She was born on July 22, 1929 in Jefferson, Marion County, the daughter of the late George C. Wolaver and Thelma Cooner Wolaver.

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Saturday 05/09/2015
Stan Davis
Posted: May 09, 2015 - 3:30 am

Stan Davis, 68, passed away May 5, 2015. He was preceded in death by his parents, Florence and Harry Davis, and brothers, Jay and Kenny. 

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Jeanette W. Ferguson
Posted: May 09, 2015 - 3:30 am

Jeanette W. Ferguson of Wharton died May 5, 2015, at the age of 85.  She was born on July 22, 1929 in Jefferson, Marion County, the daughter of the late George C. Wolaver and Thelma Cooner Wolaver.

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Roy Martin Grosser
Posted: May 09, 2015 - 3:30 am

April 28, 1929-April 25, 2015

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Wednesday 05/06/2015
Gloria Delaplain
Posted: May 06, 2015 - 3:30 am

Gloria Delaplain, 79, passed away April 29, 2015. She was born Nov. 17, 1935 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa to Marvin and Onalee Gard.  

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Rita C. Morales
Posted: May 06, 2015 - 3:30 am

Rita C. Morales, 81, passed away on May 3, 2015 in El Campo. She was born May 5, 1933 in Goliad to the late Marion and Juanita Garza Cabrera.

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Saturday 04/25/2015
Anderson R. Floyd
Posted: April 25, 2015 - 3:30 am

Funeral services for Anderson R. Floyd, 88, of Pledger will be held at 11 a.m. today, Saturday, April 25, 2015, at New Fellowship Tabernacle Church in Bay City, with the Rev. A.H. Floyd officiating. Burial will follow in Wharton City Cemetery.

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Martin Merecka
Posted: April 25, 2015 - 3:30 am

Funeral services for Martin Merecka, 68, of Boling are scheduled for 10 a.m. today, Saturday, April 25, 2015, at Needville Public Cemetery, Needville Fairchild Road.

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Ramona Rodriguez Robles
Posted: April 25, 2015 - 3:30 am

Ramona Rodriguez Robles, 95, of Wharton passed away Wednesday, April 22, 2015, following a lengthy illness. She was born on Oct. 29, 1919, in a cotton field in Barstow, the daughter of the late Faustino Rodriguez Sr. and Anselma Gomez Rodriguez. Ramona and her beloved husband Rudolph C. Robles were joined in matrimony in 1947. She answered the call of wartime and worked as an assembler at the military base in Corpus Christi during World War II, before making a home for her growing family. She later made a career as a lab assistant at Gulf Coast Medical Center until her retirement in 1985. She enjoyed playing piano prior to her marriage, cleaning her home and crochet, but family and neighbors will most remember seeing her out walking in her neighborhood. She was preceded in death by her husband and son, Joe Robles.

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Alvah “Ann” Wessels
Posted: April 25, 2015 - 3:30 am

Alvah “Ann” Wessels, 81, of Wharton died Monday, April 21, 2015, at a Wharton hospital following sudden illness. She was born on March 9, 1934, in Pacific Junction, Iowa, a daughter of the late Abraham Lincoln Fisher and Linnie Marie Fisher. 

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Wednesday 04/22/2015
Frank De Los Santos Sr.
Posted: April 22, 2015 - 3:30 am

Frank De Los Santos Sr., age 83 of Wharton passed away Wednesday, April 15, 2015 in a Sugar Land hospital following a long illness. He was born on Jan. 19, 1932, in Bay City, the son of the late Cruz and Elvita Cadriel De Los Santos. 

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Wednesday 04/15/2015
Tom T. Araguz Sr.
Posted: April 15, 2015 - 3:30 am

Tom T. Araguz Sr., 82, of Wharton passed away Sunday, April 12, 2015 in a Houston hospital following a chronic illness.  He was born on Dec. 21, 1932 in Rio Hondo, the son of the late Gavino Araguz Sr. and Maria Trevino Araguz. 

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Nelda Davenport
Posted: April 15, 2015 - 3:30 am

Nelda Schilling Davenport went to be with her Lord and Savior on April 10, 2015 in Tyler with her family surrounding her. Nelda was born in Garwood in 1930 to Louis and Edna Schilling. She was the only daughter with three older brothers. She grew up in the small community until she left for school at Southwest Texas Teachers College. There she met the love of her life on a blind date and married him shortly after.

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Bonnie Reina
Posted: April 15, 2015 - 3:30 am

On April 11, 2015, God welcomed his precious child Bonnie Clare Myatt Reina of Boling into his loving arms. She spent her formative years in Friendswood. Bonnie’s parents, Dr. Barney Addison Myatt, a 1945 graduate of Texas A&M University in Veterinary Medicine and Marjorie Clare Rowley Myatt both preceded her in death.

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Gloria Schoenfield
Posted: April 15, 2015 - 3:30 am

Gloria Schoelman Schoenfield, 75, a lifelong resident of the Taiton community, died April 10, 2015 after a two year battle with pancreatic cancer.  She was born on Sept. 22, 1939 in El Campo to the late Frank and Evelyn Rieger Schoelman. She loved being a cattle rancher and also farmed rice and watermelons.  She was an avid hunter and above all, she loved and treasured her family.

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Saturday 04/11/2015
Joe Thompson Jr.
Posted: April 11, 2015 - 3:30 am

Joe Thompson Jr., 63, of Wharton, passed onto the other side Monday, April 6 at Oak Bend Medical Center. 

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Eugene Wilson
Posted: April 11, 2015 - 3:30 am

 Eugene (Fritz) Wilson, 72, of Round Rock died Wednesday, April 8, 2015.

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Wednesday 04/08/2015
Shannon Charolia
Posted: April 08, 2015 - 3:30 am

Shannon Charolia, 45, of Wharton, died March 30, 2015.

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Violet Miller Freitag
Posted: April 08, 2015 - 3:30 am

Violet Miller Freitag, age 83, of Wharton died Thursday, April 2, 2015 in El Campo.  She was born on Sept. 30, 1931, in Tavener, a daughter of Edward and Leona Guthman Miller.

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Calvin John Hohensee
Posted: April 08, 2015 - 3:30 am

Calvin John Hohensee, age 88, of Wharton passed away Sunday morning, April 5, 2015 in a Stafford hospital following a lengthy illness. He was born on July 14, 1927, in Monravia, a son of the late Albert and Rosalie Ehler Hohensee.

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Rogelio C. Montez
Posted: April 08, 2015 - 3:30 am

Rogelio “Roque” Montez, age 77, of Wharton, died Sunday, April 5, 2015 in a Wharton hospital following a long, courageous battle with cancer. He was born on Dec. 2, 1937, in Raymondville, a son of the late Jesus and Eloisa Cisnernos Montes.

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Patricia J. Smaistrla
Posted: April 08, 2015 - 3:30 am

Patricia “Pat” Smaistrla, age 76, of East Bernard died Friday, April 3, 2015 in Rosenberg. She was born on Sept. 27, 1938, in Wharton, a daughter of the late Henry Wobbe Sr. and Helen Maerz Wobbe.

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Saturday 04/04/2015
George Edwin Randle Jr.
Posted: April 04, 2015 - 3:30 am

Funeral services for George Edwin Randle Jr., 26, of Sugar Land will be held at 11 a.m. today, Saturday, April 4, 2015 at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in Sugar Land. The Rev. E. Mathews will be officiating.

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Sandra Reeves
Posted: April 04, 2015 - 3:30 am

Sandy Reeves, 53, of Boling died Sunday, March 22, 2015 at her residence in Fort Wayne, Ind. She was born on July 29, 1961 in St. Louis to parents of Bernice Bennett Jessen and Ronald Reeves. 

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Billy Ray Robinson
Posted: April 04, 2015 - 3:30 am

Billy Ray Robinson Sr., 63, of Hungerford passed on to the other side on Sunday, March 29, 2015.

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Betty Williams
Posted: April 04, 2015 - 3:30 am

Minister Betty Williams, 77, of El Campo, born Sept. 1, 1937 in Wharton, died March 27, 2015.

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Wednesday 04/01/2015
Carolyn Elaine Flagg
Posted: April 01, 2015 - 3:30 am

 Carolyn Elaine Flagg was suddenly called home to be with her Lord and Savior after complications from surgery at age 65 on March 27, 2015. Carol, as known by all who love her, was a devoted Christian wife, mother and grandmother who touched the countless hearts of family, friends and strangers alike.

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Cora Tolliver
Posted: April 01, 2015 - 3:30 am

Funeral services for Cora Tolliver, 66, of Wharton will be held at noon on Saturday, April 4, 2015, at Camp Zion Rising Star Baptist Church with the Rev. C. Owens officiating.

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Saturday 03/28/2015
Spencer Green Sr.
Posted: March 28, 2015 - 3:30 am

Funeral services for Spencer Green, Sr., 82, of Wharton will be held today, Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 2 p.m. at Shiloh Baptist Church in Cedar Grove.

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Ruby Jean Rodgers
Posted: March 28, 2015 - 3:30 am

Memorial services for Ruby Jean Rodgers, age 66, of Wharton will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 4, 2015, at El Campo Kingdom Hall, 507 W. Second St, El Campo. Bro. Felix Meyen will officiate.

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Wednesday 03/25/2015
Roy Lee Marshall
Posted: March 25, 2015 - 3:30 am

Roy Lee Marshall, 67, of El Campo died March 19, 2015. 

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Saturday 03/21/2015
Marjorie Moore Owens
Posted: March 21, 2015 - 3:30 am

Marjorie Moore Owens, 74, of Wharton passed on to the other side Sunday morning at 12:53 a.m. at Oakbend Medical Center in Richmond, surrounded by family. 

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Janie Wendel Prather
Posted: March 21, 2015 - 3:30 am

Janie Mae Wendel Prather, 85, of Bay City died Monday, March 16, 2015, in Bay City.  She was born on February 16, 1930, in Wharton, Texas, a daughter of E.J. and Francis Freid Wendel.

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Wednesday 03/18/2015
Leon Horelica
Posted: March 18, 2015 - 3:30 am

Leon Horelica, 92, of Boling passed away on March 16, 2015, at a nursing home in Needville after a valiant fight with Parkinson’s Disease. He was born Nov. 25, 1922, in Fort Bend County to the late Steve Horelica and Julia Vecera Horelica. 

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Marjorie Owens
Posted: March 18, 2015 - 3:30 am

Memorial services for Mrs. Marjorie Owens, 65, of Wharton will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 21 at East Gate-New Prosperity Baptist Church with the Rev. A.J. Jones officiating.

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Burlon Parsons
Posted: March 18, 2015 - 3:30 am

Burlon Levon Parsons, Jr., 67, of Wharton passed away unexpectedly Monday, March 16, 2015 at Gulf Coast Medical Center. He was born July 26, 1947 in Wharton to Burlon Sr. and Polly Whiddon Parsons.

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Richard Schooler Jr.
Posted: March 18, 2015 - 3:30 am

Funeral services for Richard Schooler, 65, of Wharton will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 21 at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church with the Rev. R.L Harris, pastor, officiating.

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Saturday 03/14/2015
Oscar Litvik Sr.
Posted: March 14, 2015 - 3:30 am

Oscar J. “O.J.” Litvik Sr., age 88, of East Bernard, passed away peacefully in the presence of his beloved wife Sunday, March 8, 2015. Known by many as O.J., he was a native of East Bernard. A whopping 13 lb. baby boy, O.J. was born on Sept. 14, 1926 in East Bernard to Joseph and Clara Pustejovsky Litvik.

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Bruce Marek
Posted: March 14, 2015 - 3:30 am

Bruce Edgar Marek, 91, of Pierce passed away Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at Avalon Place-Wharton. He was born January 16, 1924 in Pierce to Blahus and Viola Wilbeck Marek. Bruce was united in marriage to Josephine Cowden on May 30, 1949 in El Paso. They were married for 46 years. He then married Mary Biedeiger Helm on March 2, 1996 in El Campo. Bruce was a member of Christ Lutheran Church in El Campo. 

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Pedro Mireles
Posted: March 14, 2015 - 3:30 am

Pedro Mireles, age 91, of Wharton, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, March 11, 2015 in  Houston. He was born on April 21, 1923 in Bay City, a son of the late Lorenzo and Florencia Lopez Mireles.

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