Obituaries

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05
Jan

Zack Henson McClintock July 21, 1924 – Dec. 27, 2016

Zack Henson McClintock passed away December 27, 2016 at his home in Waco at the age of 92. Funeral services will be 11 AM, Friday, December 30, 2016 at Blair-Stubbs Chapel with Rev. Wayne Williams officiating. Interment will follow in the Fort Parker Cemetery.
Visitation with the family will be prior to the service on Friday from 10-11 a.m. at Blair-Stubbs Funeral Home.
Zack was born July 21, 1924 in Groesbeck, Texas to James L. and Bertha Sharp McClintock. He attended Mexia High School and graduated in 1942. In March 1943, he entered the US Army Air Corps. After being discharged from the Army, he graduated from North Texas University with BS and BA degrees. Zack began his career with General Dynamics in Fort Worth. He completed his career with Berry-Barnett Grocery Company in Mexia, retiring after 29 years of service as Directory of Customer Service.

Thu
05
Jan

Merredith Stewart Oct. 14, 1969 – Dec. 25, 2016

Merredith Stewart, a beloved daughter, sister, aunt and friend, passed away at the age of 47 on Sunday, December 25, 2016. Merredith was born on October 14, 1969 in Houston, Texas to Jerry and Brenda Stewart.
Merredith was a graduate of Sharpstown High School and received her undergraduate degree from Texas Tech University where she was a member of Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority. She worked in the staffing and recruiting field for many years.
Merredith’s friends and family were the highlight of her life. She enjoyed and treasured spending time with them. Her hobbies were running, drawing, and visiting the Hill Country home of her parents. She adored and was adored by her nieces, Sara and Kristen.
Merredith was preceded in death by both sets of grandparents, Matt and Vera Stewart and Ruben and Loree Scharff; and her mother, Brenda Scharff Stewart.

Thu
29
Dec

Clifton Harry Fox April 26, 1927 – Dec. 20, 2016

 

 

Clifton Harry Fox, of Groesbeck, Texas, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at age 89. He passed away peacefully in his sleep at his son’s home. For the past nine years, Clif had lived with, and was under the care of his daughter-in-law and son, Brenda and Clifton Fox, who is a minister for the Church of Christ in Groesbeck. Dad (or “gray-pa” as our family called him) really loved going to worship to sing and hear his son preach.

The family is honoring their father’s wish to be cremated and for his cremains to be buried next to his wife, Joan, in Lebanon Cemetery in Lebanon, Ohio.

A Celebration of Life/Memorial service will be held in Groesbeck on Saturday, January 7, 2017, at 2:00 P.M., at the Church of Christ in Groesbeck, with Richard Williams and his son, Clif Fox officiating.

Thu
29
Dec

Kathy Lynn Webster

 

Nov. 13, 1980 – Dec. 22, 2016

 

Kathy Lynn Webster, of Mexia, passed away at Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center in Waco, on Thursday, December 22, 2016, at age 36,

Graveside services were held Tuesday, December 27, 2016, at Fort Parker Memorial Park Cemetery, with Pastor Randy Ayres of the Word of Life Family Worship Center officiating.

Pallbearers will be James Webster, Larry Montalvo, Robert Rose, Jeremy Stringer, Rodney Bluitt, William Bozeman III, A. J. Estrada, and Ricky Kinsey.

Kathy was born November 13, 1980 at Galveston to Mark Dwayne and Cheryl Lynn (Nichols) Lavergne. She grew up in the Houston area, and she raised her infant son there until moving to several different locations through the years.

Kathy was united in marriage with James Earnest Webster on February 12, 2009 at the Word of Life Family Worship Center in Groesbeck. They made their home in Groesbeck a few years and since have lived in Mexia.

Wed
21
Dec

Billy Glen Holmes

 

Aug. 29, 1956 – Dec. 14, 2016

 

Billy Glen Holmes of Groesbeck passed away Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at Scott & White Memorial Hospital in Temple at the age of 60.

A Celebration of Life was held on Saturday, December 17, 2016 in the First Baptist Church of Mexia with Jimmy Cotton and Rev. Marcus Sheffield officiating.  The family is honoring Billy's request to be cremated.

Urn bearers were John Gilliam, Wade Wiley, Bobby DuBois, Atwell Goins, Sr., Atwell Goins, Jr., Clayton Goins, Lee Buford, Jackie Dillon, Billy Don York, Montey Cain, Kevin Painter, James Tennyson, Blair Carroll, Jesse Shaw, Mark Waddell, Chad Mizell, Ryan Campbell, Thomas Taylor, Steve Gilliam, and Kelly McReynolds.

Wed
21
Dec

Adolph Joe Gonzales

 

Jan. 27, 1942 – Dec. 16, 2016

 

Adolph Joe Gonzales, of Kosse, passed from this world on Friday, December 16, 2016, in Waco, Texas.

Funeral services were held graveside at the Kosse City Cemetery on Tuesday, December 20, 2016, with Reverend Rita Sims of the United Methodist Church of Kosse officiating.

Pallbearers were John Rasco, John McCarver, Tim Cantu, Polo Carrizales, Edward Hays and James Black. Honorary pallbearers were Raymond Huckabee and Bill Stell.

Adolph was born in Houston, Texas on January 27, 1942 to Louis B. and Lillie E. Gonzales.   After moving to Kosse in 1975, he worked for Limestone County Road and Bridge, Dresser Minerals, and Houston Distributors as a truck driver, until his retirement.

Adolph was predeceased by his parents; two sisters; and a nephew.

Thu
15
Dec

Debra Ann Samford Vice Dec. 13, 1953-Dec. 5, 2016

 

 

Debra Ann (Samford) Vice, of Garland and formerly of Groesbeck, passed away at her home in Garland after a long battle with illness on Monday, December 5, 2016, at age 62.

A Graveside service was held on Monday, December 12, 2016, at Mustang Cemetery, with Brother Richard Williams and Brother Cliff Fox of the Church of Christ of Groesbeck officiating.

Debra (Debbie) was born December 13, 1953 to Durwood Lee Samford and Gloria Wayne (Ryno) Samford (Dugan) in Whitney.  She graduated from Groesbeck High School in the Class of 1972.

Debra traveled to Germany to live at only the age of 18, then later graduated from Navarro College and started working as a nurse at Parkland Hospital for 8 years before she became ill. She spent the remainder of her life helping raise her grandchildren. She loved traveling to Arizona, cooking, trips to the beach and of course her dogs. She will be greatly missed by her daughters who loved her very much.

Wed
14
Dec

Kade Alexander Staton Aug. 12, 2016 – Dec. 5, 2016

 

 

Kade Alexander Staton, three month old son of Meagan Young of Farrar and Cody Staton of Wortham,  passed away on Monday, December 5, 2016.  Kade and his twin brother Kayson were born August 12, 2016 at Hillcrest Hospital in Waco. Kade was just old enough to be smiling and laughing, and he could light up a room with his smile.

Funeral services were held Saturday, December 10, 2016, in the Groesbeck Funeral Home Chapel.  Brother Shane Norcross conducted the service.  Burial followed in the Union Cemetery (Freestone County.)

Pallbearers were Stephen Young, Shawn Staton, Chris Norcross, and Cody Cotton.  Honorary pallbearers were Harley Staton and Wyatt Staton.

Wed
14
Dec

Charles Marvin McGilvray Aug. 23, 1934-Dec. 2, 2016

 

 

Charles Marvin McGilvray, 82, died in the faith, Friday December 2.  Memorial services will be held at Faith Lutheran Church, Saturday, December 10 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Ernie Barr officiating. Committal will be Saturday, December 17 at 2:30 p.m. at Fort Parker Memorial Cemetery in Fort Parker State Park near Groesbeck, Texas.

Thu
08
Dec

James Elmo Robison March 2, 1930 – Dec. 1, 2016

 

James Elmo Robison, 86, of Thornton, passed away December 1, 2016 in Waco, Texas.  Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Sunday, December 4, 2016 at Blair-Stubbs Chapel in Thornton with Pastor Randy Ayres officiating.  Masonic Rites will also be conducted at the Chapel.  Interment will follow in the Cobb Cemetery.  Keith Masters, James Robison, Remington Masters, McKenzie Masters, Kristopher Masters and Juston Prichard will serve as pallbearers.  Randal Masters, Kenny Buchheit, Jonathan Tooke, Doug Yarbrough, Mark Cox, Harry Vanskike and Kenneth Copeland will serve as honorary pallbearers.

Visitation with the family will be 5-7 p.m., Saturday, at Blair-Stubbs Chapel in Thornton, Texas.

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