Obituaries

Wed
18
Nov

John Willard ( “J.W.” or “J”) Wellman

John Willard ( “J.W.” or “J”) Wellman, of Lake Limestone, passed away at Providence Hospice–St. Catherine’s in Waco, on Tuesday, November 10, 2015, at age 72. A Memorial service will be held on Sunday, November 29, 2015 at 1:00 P.M. at the Prairie Grove Baptist Church, with Reverend Clifton Jones officiating. John was born in Mart on November 30, 1942, to John Wellman and Hulda (Schmidt) Wellman. After some of his early life in Mart, the family moved to Waco, where he attended La Vega high school, class of 1961. J.W. enlisted in the U. S. Army Reserves, and spent the most of his adult life working in construction, and installing swimming pools. John was united in marriage with Doris Christine Williams when she was seventeen years old. They had a long life together until she passed away on January 25, 2008. John and Doris moved to Lake Limestone about twenty-five years ago. They built a home right on the lake and enjoyed living there even though he fought the yaupons for years.

Thu
12
Nov

Peggy Mason Barnes

Peggy Yvonne Mason Barnes, age 76, of Rocky Face, GA passed away Monday, April 20, 2015 at her residence. She was preceded in death by her parents, Truman Talmadge Mason and Mary Lou (Lenamon) Mason; brother, William Patrick Mason. She was born at Box Church on Nov. 14, 1938 and moved at a young age to the Gulf Coast of Texas. She was a member of Tunnel Hill United Methodist Church in Tunnel Hill, GA and was coowner of Barnes Barn Bar-B-Que in Rocky Face, GA. She was an avid bowler & was a member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority.

Thu
12
Nov

Rocky McLean

Rocky McLean of Groesbeck passed away Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at Limestone Medical Center. Funeral services wire held Friday, November 6, 2015 at the First Baptist Church of Groesbeck with Rev. Tracy Sims and Brother Richard Williams officiating. Burial followed at Fort Parker Memorial Park, with a solo sung by Mrs. Wendy Wilson. Serving as pallbearers were Randy O’Bryant, Michael McGilvray, Richie Wilson, David Jones, Bubba Foley, Daniel Perry, Dwain Tatum, and Lee Garrett., and Steve Hunt, Mike Sutton, Braydin McLean, John K. Kilpatrick, and Pat Goodman were honorary pallbearers. Rocky was born November 21, 1959 in Mexia to Spike Lamar McLean and Marjorie Janet White McLean, a household of three active boys of which he was the oldest. Rocky graduated from Groesbeck High School, Class of 1978. He was #21 on the Groesbeck Goat football team where he was an outstanding player.

Thu
05
Nov

Edwin Everette Plummer, Sr.

Thu
05
Nov

Bennie Ruth Lenamond

Thu
05
Nov

Shelia Madene Sims

Thu
05
Nov

Wiley Edward Hargraves

Thu
05
Nov

Lillian Marie Richardson McElroy

Thu
05
Nov

Frankie Merle White Lewis

Thu
29
Oct

Lillian Brodnax Wallace

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