Obituaries

Thu
30
Jul

Donald James Teeple

Thu
30
Jul

Bernadette Barkouskie Stone

Bernadette Barkouskie Stone, 76, of Mexia, passed away July 20, 2015 in Palestine, Texas. The service will be 10:00 a.m., Friday, July 24, 2015 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with Father Zach Kunnakkattuthara offi ciating. Rosary will begin at 9:30 a.m., prior to the service. Interment will follow in the Point Enterprise Cemetery. Visitation with family will be 5:30-7:30 p.m., Thursday, at Blair-Stubbs Funeral Home. Bernadette was born August 25, 1938 in Cotton Gin, Texas to William Stanley Valentine Barkouskie and Frances Agnes Alexander Barkouskie. She was a graduate of Teague High School, class of 1956. She received her bachelors and masters degrees in education from Sam Houston State University. Her fi rst year of teaching was in the Aldine ISD, but gave 29 years of service to the Mexia ISD before retiring. Her teaching career included special education, 4th grade, 5th grade reading and math and Freshman English.

Thu
16
Jul

Janet L. Owen

Thu
16
Jul

Chresteen (Avant) Uloth

Thu
16
Jul

Jimmie “Jim” Lee Phagan

Thu
16
Jul

Alfred Lenior Heaton

Alfred Lenior Heaton, age 73, passed away Monday, July 6, 2015. He was a beloved father, uncle, grandfather, and great grandfather. Alfred spent many a day fi shing, hunting, going dancing and watching old western movies on T.V. But he mostly enjoyed being around others. Alfred is preceded in death by his parents, Alfred and Ruby Heaton, and a sister Laverne. He is survived by his four children: Belinda Ard and husband Red; Alfred (Bubba) Heaton and wife, Laura; Tracey Wilhite and husband Jesse; and Jeffrey Heaton. He also has a total of nine grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. Grandpa, as he was known, loved each and every one of them dearly. Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, July 9, 2015 at the Groesbeck Funeral Home. Services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, July 10, 2015 in the Groesbeck Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at New Hope Cemetery.      

Thu
09
Jul

Douglas Floyd Green

Thu
09
Jul

Willard Earl Chambers Jr. (Uncle Pete)

Willard Earl Chambers Jr. was born May 8, 1928 in Chickasha, OK to Willard Chambers Sr. and Frances Marable. They moved to Thornton when he was very young. He united with Pleasant  Grove Baptist Church and attended Thornton High School. Upon completion of high school, he enrolled in  Tyler Barber College. Shortly after acquiring his barber’s license, he enlisted in the Army and served overseas tours in Japan and Korea. In
Thu
02
Jul

William Joseph Rosas

Thu
25
Jun

Tony Dean Smith

Tony Dean Smith of Thornton passed away at age 52 on Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at St. Catherine Center in Waco. Visitation will be Thursday, June 18, 2015 from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at the Groesbeck Funeral Home. Services will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Friday, June 19, 2015 at the Groesbeck Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow at King Cemetery outside of Thornton,Texas. Pallbearers will be Clint Parker, Johnny Bell, Butchy Herring, Chris Aills, Keith Sherrod and David Moran. Tony was born on December 20, 1962 to Thomas Smith and Sheila Pierce Smith in Houston, Texas, where he also grew up and attended school. On March 27, 1985, Tony married Kellie Hoffman in Groesbeck, Texas. Tony and Kellie made their home in Thornton where he was a self-employed carpenter who treasured his family and his home life. Tony was preceded in death by a great-aunt, Jessmyr Wilkinson; his grandmother, Mildred Leinwebber; and his grandparents, Gorden and Marcile Smith.

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