Obituaries

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Alta Faye Stafford

Alta Faye Stafford of Groesbeck passed away Friday February 6, 2015 at Scott & White Hillcrest in Waco. Graveside services will be held 2 PM Sunday February 8, 2015 at Hogan Cemetery with Rev. Tracy Sims offi ciating.
Alta was born in the Box Church community on February 19, 1922 to Alfred and Annie (Lankford) Johnson. She grew up in the Groesbeck area before being united in marriage to Jimmy Biggs. In 1946 they bought a house on
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Athene Imogene Wilson

Athene Imogene Wilson of Groesbeck passed away at the Limestone Medical Center, on Thursday, February 4, 2015. She was 98 years old. Funeral services were held on Saturday, February 7, 2015, in the Groesbeck
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Weems Carl Stoecker

Weems Carl Stoecker, 66, of Groesbeck, TX passed away Thursday, February 5, 2015, at his home on Lake Limestone. An informal gathering of friends and family will be held Wednesday, February 11th at 1:00 p.m. at Blair-
Stubbs Chapel in Mexia,TX to commemorate his life; Masonic Rites will follow. He was preceded in death by his parents Austin and William Stoecker. He is survived by his daughters, Amanda  “Mandy” Stoecker of Atlanta, GA  nd Anna Holub (Jason) of College Station, TX; siblings, William “Ben” Stoecker (Pat) of Sacramento, CA, Austin “Dolly” LeMay (Tim) of Wortham, TX, Mike Stoecker (Beth) of Conroe, TX, Jill Stoecker of Gary, TX; grandchild,
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Hazel Marie Oliver Honeycutt

On September 28, 1922, I became the daughter of Andy J. and Belle Smiley Oliver of Groesbeck, Texas. On that same day I became the sister of Frances and Dorothy Oliver. As a young girl I asked God to come into my life, I became a Christian. I graduated from Groesbeck High School. On December 25, 1939, I became the wife of T. J. Honeycutt. I then became the sister in law to Elizabeth and Ruby Joy Honeycutt. On January 1, 1943 I became a Mom to Lana Jo Honeycutt. Lana was the joy of our lives. I worked as a Secretary several places, I retired from the Texas Department of Correction, Classifi cation Division in Huntsville, Texas. My family began to leave
me, 1st my Mom Belle, my Dad Andy, then my sister Frances Kemp in 1984. In July, 2004 T. J. and I lost Lana Jo. In January of 2008 I lost the love of my life T. J. Honeycutt. Also in January of 2008 I lost a niece Rena
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Feb

Walter Agnew Howell, Jr.

Walter Agnew Howell, Jr. – known to everyone as “Tootie” – left his friends and family in shock and grief with his sudden passing from life, with his wife by his side, on Tuesday, January 27, 2015, at the age of 55. Funeral services were held Friday, January 30, 2015 in the Groesbeck Funeral Home Chapel, with Pastor David Snow of the Shiloh Baptist Church offi - ciating. Burial followed in the Thornton Cemetery. Serving as Pallbearers
were Matt Sledge, Lee Owen, Tim Brewer, Keith Lee, Brandon Ferguson, Jeremy Owen, Thomas Lammons, and Murray Agnew. The Round Table “regulars” at Mary’s Breakfast and Burger Barn were honorary pallbearers.
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Grady Loyd Redden

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Charles Curtis Taylor

Charles Curtis Taylor, SR , 83, passed away Sunday, January 25, 2015. Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, January 31, 2015 at the Waco Memorial Park Mausoleum Chapel with Rev. Lawrence Junek offi ciating. Visitation will  be 6-8 p.m. Friday, January 30, 2015 at OakCrest Funeral Home, 4520 Bosque Blvd. Charles Curtis Taylor SR was born May 6, 1931 in Thornton, TX to Bernard and Eloise (Cox) Taylor. He graduated from Thornton High
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Adrian Carroll Hunter

Adrian Carroll Hunter, 92, longtime resident of Houston, died Thursday, January 29, 2015. Graveside services were held at Eutaw Cemetery in Kosse, Tx on Monday, February 2, 2015, with Reverend Jack Wren of the First  Baptist Church of Kosse offi ciating. A memorial service will be held in Houston at a later date. Adrian was born and raised in Kosse, and was a World War II Veteran. He enlisted and served in the U. S. Army Air Force as an airplane and engine mechanic from 1942 through 1946. Adrian was a professional hair stylist for over 40 years at Emile’s Beauty Salon in the River Oaks Center on West Gray, and subsequently, at Junior’s Hair Salon for fi fteen years. His clientele consisted of many prominent Houstonians as well as celebrities who were visiting Houston. His surviving group of friends and acquaintances in the Houston area will greatly miss his congenial nature,
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Thomas William Kling

On January, 20th, 2015, Thomas William Kling was reunited in Heaven with the love of his life, Sheryl Lynn Isbell Kling. Tom was born in Marlin, TX on October, 29th, 1947 to his loving parents  William Edgar Kling and
Nell Richardson Kling. He grew up in Kosse, TX and attended school in his early years in Kosse and graduated from Groesbeck High School in May, 1966. He attended  SMU and then Sam Houston State University where
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Luis B. Chapa

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