Obituaries

Kay Lee Wrage Gunn

Date of Birth: Sept 29, 1932  |   Date of Death: Aug 28, 2016   |   Service Date: 2:00 P.M., Thursday, September 1, 2016. 

Kay Lee Wrage Gunn

Kay Lee Wrage Gunn, 83, formerly of San Marcos, passed away in Dallas, Texas, on August 28, 2016. A Graveside Service will be held at 2:00 P.M., Thursday, September 1st, 2016, at the San Marcos City Cemetery. Arrangements by Pennington Funeral Home, San Marcos, Texas, 512-353-4311. www.penningtonfuneralhome.com

Eva Lee Cowan Murphy

Date of Birth: Nov 17, 1921  |   Date of Death: Aug 29, 2016   |   Service Date: 10:00 A.M., Friday, September 2, 2016. 

Eva Lee Cowan Murphy

Eva Lee Cowan Murphy, 94, of Wimberley, Texas, passed away on August 29, 2016. A Graveside Service will be held at 10:00 A.M., Friday, September 2, 2016, at the Wimberley Cemetery. Arrangements by Pennington Funeral Home, San Marcos, Texas, 512-353-4311. www.penningtonfuneralhome.com  

Francis M. Oxley

Date of Birth: Feb 4, 1931  |   Date of Death: Aug 23, 2016   |   Service Date: 10:00 A.M., Saturday, September 24, 2016. 

Francis M. Oxley

Francis M. Oxley, age 85, of San Marcos, passed away on August 23, 2016. A Memorial Service will be held at 10:00 A.M., Saturday, September 24, 2016, in the Pennington Memorial Chapel. Arrangements by Pennington Funeral Home, San Marcos, Texas, 512-353-4311. www.penningtonfuneralhome.com

Patricia “Pat” Hebbe

Date of Birth: June 8, 1942  |   Date of Death: August 25, 2016   |   Service Date: Visitation: 4:00-5:30 PM, Sunday, Aug 28th. Service: 10:00 A.M., Monday, Aug 29, 2016. 

Patricia “Pat” Hebbe

Patricia "Pat" Hebbe of Kyle, Texas, loving wife, devoted mother and grandmother, passed away on Thursday, August 25, 2016, at the age of 74.  She was born to Roy and Opal (Davis) Guest in Del Rio, Texas, on June 8, 1942. Her parents, and a brother, Jack Guest preceded her in death.  She is survived by her husband, Harry Hebbe, whom she married on July 5, 1963 in San Marcos, Texas; her daughter, Beverly Hunt and husband, Charles; and a granddaughter, Robyn Franklin and husband, Dusty all of Kyle. Family will receive friends at Pennington Funeral Home, 4:00 P.M. to 5:30 P.M., Sunday, August 28, 2016.  A funeral service celebrating Patricia’s life will be held in the Pennington Memorial Chapel, at 10:00 A.M., Monday, August 29, 2016.  Interment will follow at the Live Oak Cemetery in Uhland, Texas. The family would like to send a heartfelt thank you to the wonderful staff at Legend Oaks Healthcare and Rehab. in Kyle, for their kindness and compassionate care of Patricia through the years. Arrangements under the care and guidance of Pennington Funeral Home, 323 N. Comanche, San Marcos, Texas 78666, 512-353-4311. Obituary and guestbook on ...

Geraldine (Geri) Ann Cost

Date of Birth: May 19, 1931  |   Date of Death: August 20, 2016   |   Service Date: 1:00 P.M., Wednesday, August 24th, 2016. 

Geraldine (Geri) Ann Cost

Geraldine (Geri)  Ann Cost passed away on August 20, 2016. Geri was born May 19, 1931 in New Orleans, Louisiana to James G. and Lucy Oestriecher. Geri grew up in the French Quarter in New Orleans. She graduated from Saint Louis Cathedral elementary school and Ursuline Academy. She married D.E. (Gene) Cost on August 11, 1951 in the Saint Louis Cathedral in New Orleans. They recently celebrated 65 years of marriage. During their marriage they were blessed with five children. Geri and family moved to Seguin, Texas when Gene was working for General Motors and was transferred to San Antonio in 1962. In the fall of 1971, the family moved to San Marcos. In 1977 she opened her own clothing store, Geri’s Boutique, at Springtown Mall. Geri enjoyed being with her family and celebrating any occasion. She also had many friends with whom she loved playing bridge. During their marriage, Geri and Gene loved dancing and traveling. In her last few years, Geri enjoyed singing and persuading Gene to dance with her in the living room. Geri is survived by her husband, Gene Cost; Sister Anita Gervais and husband Jerry, five children: ...

Gloria V. Gonzales

Date of Birth: February 5, 1960  |   Date of Death: August 19, 2016   |   Service Date: Visit: 5:00 P.M., Rosary: 7:00 P.M., Wed Aug 24 & Mass: 9:30 A.M., Thurs. Aug 24, 2016. 

Gloria V. Gonzales

Gloria V.  Gonzales, 56, loving wife, devoted mother and grandmother, was called by the Lord on Friday, August 19, 2016 with her loved ones by her side. Gloria was born February 5, 1960 in Casa Grande, AZ, to Galdino and Virginia Velasquez.  She married her sweetheart Antonio in 1983.  They were blessed with 33 years together.  She worked as a lead tax examiner for the IRS for 36 years. Gloria truly lived life to the fullest through simple pleasures with her family. Gloria is survived by her husband, Antonio; children, Corina, Angela and Tony, Jr; grandchildren, Isaac, Jasmine, June and Jaden; her brother, Raymond and sister-in-law, Anita; her brother, Martin and sister-in-law, Rita. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Angelica; her parents, Galdino and Virginia Velasquez; her brother, Carlos and sister, Belia. Gloria was caring and so beautiful inside and out.  She loved her family so much and we truly felt her unconditional love. Family will receive friends at Pennington Funeral Home, 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M., with Recitation of the Holy Rosary at 7:00 P.M., on Wednesday, August 24, 2016. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:30 A.M., ...

Charles “Charlie” Ronald Willms

Date of Birth: June 26, 1933  |   Date of Death: August 15, 2016   |   Service Date: 11:00 a.m., Saturday, August 20th. 

Charles “Charlie” Ronald Willms

Charles "Charlie" Ronald Willms, 83, died at home on August 15, 2016 in San Marcos, Texas. A memorial service in his honor will be held at 11:00 am, Saturday, August 20, 2016, at First United Methodist Church of San Marcos. Visitation will be Friday, August 19, 2016, from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. at the Pennington Funeral Home Chapel, San Marcos, Texas. Charlie was born on June 26, 1933 in Rupert, Idaho to the late Emil C. Willms and Thelma Cox Willms. He married Dianne Johnson December 27, 1955 in San Antonio, Texas. Charlie spent his early years in Burley, Idaho. At 13, he and his family moved to San Antonio, Texas where, in 1951, he graduated from Thomas Edison High School. Charlie proudly served in the US Naval Reserves from 1951-1958 while pursuing his education. Charlie attended Southwest Texas State University for two years before transferring to the University of Texas at Austin where he received a B.A. in Zoology in 1955. He returned to ...

George Forrester

Date of Birth: July 12, 1951  |   Date of Death: August 10, 2016   |   Service Date: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m., Saturday, August 20, 2016. 

George Forrester

George Forrester, beloved husband, father and grandfather passed away unexpectedly on August 10th, at St. David’s Hospital in Austin. He is survived by his wife Melissa, sons John, Steve, Adam and Russ, daughters-in-law Sophia, Melinda, Dorian, and Lisa, his sister Edith and her husband Rick,  niece Heather and her husband Mike, and nine grandchildren. George owned Advanced Business Systems for many years and was active in the Chamber of Commerce and Rotary.  He loved San Marcos and served as a mentor for others within the business community.  He enjoyed travel, classic cars, history, and architecture.  He was always eager to learn, and never lost his curiosity.  At countless times in his life, George shared his time and resources to help others, never seeking any recognition for it, but willing to help because it was the right thing to do.  Life for him meant always looking forward.  Through 31 years of marriage, he made me laugh, gave me strength, and offered good advice.  His uncomplaining courage in the face of progressive muscular dystrophy amazed me every day.  His body failed, but his spirit and intelligence still burned brightly.  He will be sorely missed by family and friends. Rest in peace my darling.  You fought ...

Lawrence “Larry” Robert Horton

Date of Birth: March 23, 1964  |   Date of Death: July 11, 2016   |   Service Date: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM, with Send Off Service 12:30 PM, Saturday, August 13, 2016. 

Lawrence “Larry” Robert Horton

Lawrence “Larry” Robert Horton March 23, 1964 – July 11, 2016 Native Son of San Marcos Larry Horton, home improvement guru, camper extraordinaire, music aficionado, collector of stitches, supreme treehouse builder, lover of all things aquatic, eternal child of wonder, died peacefully Monday, July 11, 2016 surrounded by his loving family. Larry was blessed to have been loved and raised by two families. He was born to Dr. & Mrs. Robert & Kay Horton (both deceased) and was a loving big brother to little sister Amber Kay (deceased) and little brother Steven Wayne (deceased). They were not in his life long, but influenced his life forever. At the age of 4-years-old, he was adopted and raised by his uncle and aunt, Herold “Buddy” Abel, Jr. and Joyce McCormick Abel (both deceased). He spent summers working at his Dad’s welding shop, where he learned from his dad that a man is expected to work hard, to take care of his family, the value of a job well done, integrity in all aspects of your life, and that nothing tastes better after a hard day at work than a cold beer. From his mom, he learned ...

Clifford Wesley Everett

Date of Birth: October 22, 1934  |   Date of Death: July 27, 2016   |   Service Date: 10:30 A.M., Thursday, August 6, 2016. 

Clifford Wesley Everett

Clifford Wesley Everett, age 81, long time Wimberley resident passed away Wednesday, July 27. Clifford, the youngest of seven, was born in Stonewall, Texas and grew up in Gruene and San Antonio. He was self-employed most of his life and spent 34 years living in "Clean Seguin". Clifford is survived by his wife Sylvia Everett, son Jeffery Everett and daughter-in-law Cynthia Everett of League City, daughter Melinda Everett of Wimberley, sister Lucille Armstrong of Phoenix, Al, grandson Austin Everett and wife Kaylee of Corpus Christi, grandson Justin Everett  Houston, and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his father James Eual Everett, mother Margarit Everett, brothers, Charlie, Howell, Bubba, and Billy, sister Mae, nephew Mike Edgar, and niece Cindy Koehler. A Memorial Service celebrating Clifford's life will be held Saturday, August 6, at 10:30 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in Wimberley. Contributions in Clifford's memory may be made to the American Stroke Association. www.americanstrokeassociaton.org. Arrangements by Pennington Funeral Home, San Marcos, TX, 512-353-4311. www.penningtonfuneralhome.com  

Blanche P. Richmond

Date of Birth: April 21, 1918  |   Date of Death: July 28, 2016   |   Service Date: Visitation: 4 PM Rosary: 7 PM, Wed. Aug 3 Mass: 10 AM, Thursday, Aug 4, 2016 

Blanche P. Richmond

Blanche Pelster Richmond, age 98, of Kyle, Texas, passed away on July 28, 2016. Family will receive friends from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M, with Recitation of the Holy Rosary at 7:00 P.M., on Wednesday, August 3, at Pennington Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 A.M., Thursday, August 4, 2016, at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Kyle, with the Rev. Fr. Jason Bonifazi, Celebrant.  Interment will follow at the  Kyle Cemetery. Arrangements by Pennington Funeral Home, San Marcos, TX, 512-353-4311. www.penningtonfuneralhome.com

Pete Mitchell

Date of Birth: March 14, 1942  |   Date of Death: July 24, 2016   |   Service Date: 1:30 P.M., Friday, July 29, 2016. 

Pete Mitchell

Pete Mitchell, 74, of Buda, died on Sunday, July 24, 2016.  He was a member of the Texas Troubadours and was Ernest Tubb’s last guitar player. He is survived by his loving wife, Paula and sons, Greg and Jesse. Visitation will be held at Pennington Funeral Home on Thursday, July 28, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.  Funeral Services will be held on Friday, July 29, at 1:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Buda, with the Rev. Buddy Johnson officiating. Interment will follow at the Barton Cemetery in Buda. Arrangements by Pennington Funeral Home, 323 N. Comanche, San Marcos, TX 78666, 512-353-4311. www.penningtonfuneralhome.com  

Angelita Olivo Faultersack

Date of Birth: October 2, 1943  |   Date of Death: July 16, 2016   |   Service Date: 10:00 A.M., Tuesday, July 19, 2016. 

Angelita Olivo Faultersack

‘Helen’, as she was known, passed away Saturday, July 16th after a long illness.  She was born October 2, 1943, the eldest child of Mary and Paul Olivo of San Marcos.  She married John Faultersack (whom she converted to a ‘Texan’) in 1971, and they enjoyed their next 45 years together, living in San Marcos and San Antonio.  A daughter, Lea, arrived in August of 1976.  Helen is survived by her mother, Mary Olivo, three of her brothers – Frank, Rudy and Juan, all of San Marcos; and three sisters – Terri, Laura and Cathy, all of San Marcos.  Her husband John and daughter Lea continue to live in San Antonio.  Being the eldest of the children of Mary and Paul, she was viewed as a ‘wise elder’, and will be missed greatly. Funeral Services were held in the Pennington Memorial Chapel in San Marcos, on Tuesday, July 19th and interment followed at the San Marcos City Cemetery. Arrangements under the care and guidance of Pennington Funeral Home, San Marcos, Texas, 512-353-4311. www.penningtonfuneralhome.com  

Clemencia Ojeda

Date of Birth: December 20, 1945  |   Date of Death: June 27, 2016   |   Service Date: Private Graveside Service at a later date. 

Clemencia Ojeda

Clemencia Ojeda of San Marcos, Texas, passed away on June 27, 2016, at the age of 70 years.  She was born on December 20, 1945, in San Marcos, Texas, the daughter of Basilio and Cleotilde Salazar. Clemencia married her husband Carlos Ojeda on September 24, 1982 in Arkansas.  She was a devoted wife, caring aunt and she loved her family and friends dearly.  She was a good spirited and happy person who loved music and enjoyed playing Bingo. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Carlos Ojeda; her brothers, Alfonso Salazar, Luciano Salazar and Favaristo “Joe” Salazar; and her sisters, Mary Lou Garcia and Mary Ramirez.  Survivors include her brother, Martin Salazar and wife, Andrea of Lubbock; and numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation was held at 9:00 A.M., Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at Pennington Funeral Home.  A private graveside service will be held at a later date. Arrangements under the care and guidance of Pennington Funeral Home, 323 North Comanche, San Marcos, Texas 78666, 512-353-4311. Obituary and guestbook online @www.penningtonfuneralhome.com  

EVERTS, Jimmie Etta Mayfield

Date of Birth: Dec 15, 1928  |   Date of Death: June 18, 2016   |   Service Date: 10:00 A.M. & 1:00 P.M., Saturday, June 25 and 1:30 P.M., Sunday, June 26, 2016 

EVERTS, Jimmie Etta Mayfield

EVERTS, Jimmie Etta Mayfield 1928 - 2016 Jimmie Etta Mayfield Everts passed peacefully in the early morning of June 18, 2016. Throughout her long, productive life Jimmie was outgoing, fun-loving, thoughtful and an indefatigable person-- beautiful in body and spirit; she never met a stranger and rarely lost contact with a friend. Jimmie was born December 15, 1928 to James Walter Mayfield and Ruby Teaff Mayfield in Merkel, Texas. She was the younger sister of Minnie Alice Mayfield Tippen. The family moved into Abilene, Texas, where the sisters attended school. Jimmie graduated from Abilene High School in 1946. Raised in the Southside Baptist Church in Abilene, Jimmie went to Hardin Simmons University, where she was a member of the Cowgirls. While at Hardin Simmons, Jimmie met Frank Everts, Jr., and they were married August 3, 1948. Upon Frank’s graduation from Hardin Simmons in December 1948, the couple moved to Dallas, Texas. Frank joined the family business and worked for Everts Jewelers. Jimmie established a home and soon had a growing family of Cora Christine (Cissy), Alice Roselyn ...