Obituaries

Thu
25
Jun

Lloyd Larmore

CSM Lloyd Larmore, Ret., 68, of Taylorsville, passed away Monday June 15, 2015 at the Veterans  ospital in Salisbury, North Carolina after a long illness. Lloyd was born August 5, 1946 in Flint Michigan. He served the United States Army for 16 years on active duty and 14 years in the reserves. He taught seventh and eighth grade science for 19 years in Aransas Pass, Texas. Lloyd is survived by his wife, Danise and three children, Adam Larmore and wife Katie of Taylorsville, Amy Hnat and her husband Andy of Raleigh and Jason Larmore and wife Yogi of Conway, AR. Lloyd and Danise have 11 grandchildren. Lloyd is survived by 8 siblings: Ethel Brock of Wilkesboro, N.C., Robert and wife Phyllis of McKee, Ky., June Prough of Fayetteville, N.C., Johnnie of Eminence, Mo., Lee and wife Joanne of Hildebran, N.C., Bill and wife Jan of Springfi eld, Mo., Sherry Eakins of Eminence, Mo., Francine and husband Ted Smith of Doniphan, Mo.

Thu
25
Jun

Leonard Andy Weems

Leonard Andy Weems, 96, loving husband, father, grandfather and greatgrandfather,went home to be with his Lord on Monday, June 15, 2015. Leonard was born in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee on October 17, 1918 and graduated from Groesbeck High School in 1937. Leonard joined the US Navy on September 26, 1942 and after boot camp was assigned to the Seabees48th Battalion and completed his service as a Petty Officer 2nd Class.  Leonard received an honorable discharge on October 3, 1945. Following his service in the US Navy, he attended Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas. Leonard loved spending time with his wife Emma Jean, his fourchildren and their spouses,  sixteen grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren (with another soon to join the crew). Leonard was a dedicated Cowboy fan, but his great joy was walking and getting some daily exercise. Leonard would visit the Farmers Branch Senior Center at least three to four times a day to walk the treadmill and later ride the bike.

Thu
25
Jun

Florence Elizabeth Adams Wedgman

October 26, 1942 – June 17, 2015 Florence “Flo” or “Nana”  lizabeth Adams Wedgman,72, of Milford and formerly of Limestone County, passed away on June 17, 2015 at Hill Regional Hospital in Hillsboro. Graveside services will be held on Friday, June 19, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. at Samson- Wedgman Cemetery at Oletha, with Reverend Bryan Hallmark offi ciating. Mrs. Wedgman was born on October 26, 1942 in Houston to John Ellis & Myrtle Imogene Gardner Wedgman. She is described as a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother and neighbor, who were always there to help anyone and treat them as her own family. There was not anyone in her neighborhood who didn’t know “Nana”. She retired as a judge for the City of Milford. Among survivors are her husband of 58 years, Harold Loyd “Curly” & “Pawpaw”  edgman; sons, Harold D.

Thu
18
Jun

Una Lazell Browning

Una Lazell Browning, age 92, of Jefferson City, Missouri entered rest on December 8, 2014. She was born November 8, 1922 in the community of Prairie View, Texas to Cassie Jackson and Christopher Columbus “Lum” Kennedy. Zell was happily married to Bill Browning who passed before her. She lived in Houston, Texas before moving to Jefferson City for the last 32 years. She was a member of the Capital City Christian Church in Jefferson City for many years. She loved gardening and was an accomplished artist. Besides her love for family and special friends, she had a special place in her heart for her poodle, Gigi. Zell had been living at Heisinger Bluffs for the last three years. She is survived by two sisters, Mary Carter Slaughter of Houston, Texas and Shirley Peery of Thornton, Texas as well as numerous nieces and nephews. A memorial is scheduled  to be held at the Thornton Cemetery on Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 2:00PM.

Thu
11
Jun

Billy Joe Grubbs

Billy Joe Grubbs, peacefully went to be with the Lord on June 2, 2015 in Waco, Texas at the age of 86 years. Bill was born on November 17, 1928 to R. N. and Cordie Grubbs as the youngest of 9 children. He served in the U. S. Navy from 1946 through 1949 as an Aviation Electronics Technician. Bill married Ruby Turner on June 16, 1951 and was blessed with four children: Penny, Paul, Mike & Amy. Bill was a Master Mason and Member of the Trinity Valley & Springfi eld Lodges and an Endowed Member in the Groesbeck Lodge and his accomplishments included Past Master (1983), the Golden Trowel Award (2000), and appointment as District Instructor – Dist. 22 (2015). Bill was predeceased by his daughter Penny Ann Grubbs Hudson, and grandchildren, Lezlee Ann Wells and Joseph Malcolm Grubbs. Survivors include his devoted wife of 63 years, Ruby, sons Paul A. Grubbs (Shannon) and Michael D.

Thu
11
Jun

Linda Carol Lumpkin Morton

Thu
11
Jun

Carrie Elizabeth McDowell

Carrie Elizabeth McDowell, of Montgomery, passed away in Conroe on Monday, June 1, 2015, at age 90. Funeral services were held on Wednesday, June 3, 2015, in the Groesbeck Funeral Home Chapel, with Brother Cliff Fox of the Church of Christ of Groesbeck offi ciating and her son-in-law, Zeke Jeffrey leading the congregational singing. Burial followed in the Kosse City Cemetery. The Pallbearers were Joshua Jeffrey, Justin McDowell, Robert Clements, John Mc- Dowell, Paul McDowell, and Zeke Jeffrey. Carrie was born on June 6, 1924 to Charles Wesley Jones and Beulah Mae (Ingram) Jones in Franklin. She was raised on a farm where the family were sharecroppers, and attended school in Kosse, until her father passed away when she was 16, and she had to start working to help support the family. She fi rst worked at the Whiteway Café and eventually found work in Dallas in a sewing factory making army tents.

Thu
11
Jun

Eddy Ray Truett

Eddy Ray Truett, of Kosse, passed away on June 3, 2015, at the age of 70 after a short battle with cancer. A family visitation was held Friday, June 5, 2015 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Groesbeck Funeral Home. The funeral was held June 6, 2015 at the Kosse Church of Christ followed by burial at Ebenezer Cemetery in Kosse, Texas. Brother Floyd Stanley of the Church of Christ of Kosse offi ciated the services. Serving as pallbearers were: Wesley Suttle, Dean Stamford, Bradley Milstead, Jason Milstead, Robert O’Neal, John Wesley Lauderdale. Honorary pallbearers were: Men of the Church of Christ Congregation at Kosse, Kosse Café Coffee Club, Claude Downs, Lyndon Phelps, Billy Chatham, Mike Hogan, Bobby Suttle,  James Railsback, Bubba Stone, Bayne Truett and Gordon  Garrett. Eddy Ray was born February 9, 1945 to George W. and  Ruby Fay Truett in Kosse. He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Betty Hunter, and brother- in- law, Joe Hunter.

Thu
11
Jun

David “Dave” Henry Weihausen

David “Dave” Henry Weihausen, age 74, passed away after a lengthy illness. Visitation will be Friday, June 12, 2015 from 10 to 11 A.M at the pavilion in Faulkenberry Cemetery with graveside servicesfollowing at 11:00 A.M with Chaplin Mary Wilburn offi ciating. Dave was born June 26, 1940 in Galveston, Texas. He attended St. John’s Lutheran Church and parochial school during which time he was baptized and reared in the Lutheran faith. In 1970, Dave met the love of his life, Suzanne Hudgins and married on May 15, 1971 in Houston, Texas. Upon moving to Groesbeck in 1973, Dave worked at Ferguson Chevroletc ntinuing his passion of selling cars and trucks. When his children were school age,he became involved in community, school and church organizations. Dave was   member of both United Methodist Churches in Mexia and Groesbeck where he was involved in youth leadership.

Thu
28
May

Dwain Bennett Funderburk

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