Obituaries

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05
Jun

James Paul “Jim” Kass

James Paul “Jim” Kass, of Lake Mexia, passed away on Saturday, May 31, 2014, at the Farmers Market in Groesbeck, at age 71. The family would like to invite everyone for a Memorial Service in his garden at 1684 LCR 374, at 6:30 PM on Friday June 6th. Future arrangements will be made for a Memorial service in his hometown of Dubuque, Iowa, where he will be buried near his parents. Jim was born September 25, 1942, to John Peter Kass and Cecilia Elizabeth (Irmen) Kass in Dubuque, Iowa, where he grew up and attended school. He lived most of his adult life on the East Coast. He served in the U. S. Army a few years, and then worked many years in his early adult life as a lineman in Pennsylvania and New York. He spent many winter days up on an electric pole. Jim then spent approximately the next fifteen years driving a Semi across the United States. He really enjoyed his travels, and the opportunity to visit in all 50 states.

Thu
05
Jun

Dorothy Ben Lowe

Dorothy Ben Lowe, of Groesbeck, passed away Saturday, May 31, 2014, at Limestone Medical Center, at age 89. Graveside services were held on Monday, June 2, 2014, at the Faulkenberry Cemetery Pavilion, with Reverend Tracy Sims of the Central Baptist Church of Thornton offi ciating. Serving as pallbearers were Bob Tramel, Frank Barker, Tyler Barker, Bob Hamilton, Ellis Turrubiarte, Jesse Jackson, Kermit Lowe, and Sam Wiley. Dorothy was born March 6, 1925 to Sam Ben Wiley and Viola Pearl (Briggs) Wiley in Groesbeck. She grew up in Groesbeck and graduated from Groesbeck High School. As a very young girl, she was united in marriage with Dwain D. Lowe. When he entered the U.S. Army during World War II and was stationed in California, she got on a bus and followed him to California, although she had never been out of Limestone County before.

Thu
29
May

Wilna Nell Lucas

Thu
29
May

James Lamar Rasco

Thu
22
May

Billy Vernon Watts

Thu
22
May

Leldon Dwain “L.D.” Wright

Thu
22
May

Clifford Wayne Meredith

Thu
22
May

Iliene Shropshire

Thu
22
May

Ralph Ward Baisden

Wed
14
May

John Clovis Oakes

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