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Thursday, April 11, 2019

Jolene Cusick 

Jolene Cusick of Granbury, 86, passed away April 16, 2019.
Graveside: 12:30 p.m. Saturday April 20 at Laurel Land Memorial Park.
Jo was born May 23, 1932 in Mount Calm, TX to Mary and Louis Scruggs. 
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Alfred A. Cusick; sisters, Flo Bramlett and Jean Eishen; brother, James Scruggs; son James Richard Teague; and daughter in law, Nancy Teague.
Jo is survived by her son, Stephen Teague and wife, Laura of Cresson, TX, son, Mike Teague and wife, Kim of Granbury, TX; step-daughter, Vicki Powers of Joshua, TX; 6 granddaughters, 3 grandsons, 13 great grandchildren, and 1 great-great grandchild. 

Lonada Jane Rogers Freeman

Lonada Jane Rogers Freeman, 77, of Granbury passed away on Saturday, April 13, 2019.  Graveside service: 11:00 AM, Saturday, April 20, 2019, Fall Creek Cemetery.   
Lonada was born on June 8, 1941 in Wolfe City, Texas to John and Flora Wilson.  She loved her family and cherished time spent with them.  She was a master crafter, who enjoyed making ceramics, and painting.  
Lonada was also an excellent upholsterer.  She was a member of Lipan Baptist Church.  She was preceded in death by her husband Charles Freeman, grandson: Markqus Ready, sister: Viola Avery, brother: Melvin Wilson, and niece: Sue Lynn Dupree.    
Lonada is survived by her daughters: Beverly Ready and husband Gerald, Sarah Roger-Avalos and  husband Javier, and Teresa Lewis and husband Quentin, ten grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren,  niece: Brenda Elrod, nephews: Larry Avery, and James Avery, numerous other nieces and nephews, several great-nieces and great-nephews and many loving friends and extended family, and beloved dog, Baby.  

Joseph Domenic Fasci

Joseph Domenic Fasci, of Granbury and Boston, MA passed away on April 10, 2019.  Service: 2:00 PM, Thursday, April 18, 2019, Wiley Funeral Home, Granbury, Interment: Holly Hills Memorial Park, Visitation: 6:00 PM -8:00 PM, Wednesday, April 17, 2019, Wiley Funeral Home.    
Joseph was born on March 8, 1927 in Quincy, MA to Adelaide and Dominick Fasci.  Spending time with his family especially his grandchildren was one of his greatest joys.  Joseph loved teaching his family about their Italian Heritage. 
He served in the US Navy as a Seabee, during World War II.  He loved people and took every opportunity to engage anyone in conversation.  He loved any type of music and loved to dance.   He loved history and books.   
He was the chaplain of American Legion Post 491and VFW Post 7835, and a member of the Marine Corps League, Comanche Peak Detachment 1297.    
He is survived by his children: Joseph P. Fasci, Kathryn Fasci, and Rosemary Fasci and husband Mark Becker, sister: Mary Hibbett, fiancée: Deborah Hargiss, “adopted” daughter: Ginny Ryan, grandchildren: Jessica Ellis, Christine Taylor, and Roxann Eaton, great-grandchildren: Ivy Fasci, Bella Taylor, Thomas Taylor, Tyler Ellis, Rachael Potter, Tabitha Erhart, and Steven Erhart.  

Mildred June Smith Milburn

Mildred June Smith Milburn, of Cresson, Texas passed away April 14, 2019, at the age of 92 in the Isle At Watercrest – Mansfield.  Service: 2:00 PM, Friday, April 19, 2019, Wiley Funeral Home Chapel, Granbury, Interment: Cresson Cemetery, Visitation: 6:00 PM -8:00 PM, Thursday, April 18, 2019, Wiley Funeral Home, Granbury.
Mildred was born in Palo Pinto, Texas to Zack and Jewell Powell Smith.  She attended school in Cresson and graduated from Godley High School in 1944.  Working at Montgomery Ward’s in the mail order department as a hot shot, pulling orders while wearing roller skates.  Mildred met her husband in March while walking around the Cleburne square and married in June.  
Mildred is preceded in death by her husband Carlton Edward Milburn, of Cresson, two sisters, Zackie Doniese Ralph and Mary Elizabeth Epperson.  
Mildred is survived by her sister Linda Jewell Bowie, two sons (Carlton, Jr, of Ft. Worth), and (Larry, of Venus), two daughters (Karon Holt of Benbrook) and (Terri Locke of Cresson), 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.  

Joan Lynn White

Joan Lynn White, 58, of Granbury, passed away on Saturday, April 13, 2019.  Service: 11:00 AM, Wednesday, April 17, 2019, First Baptist Church, Bedwell Chapel, Interment: Holly Hills Memorial Park, Visitation: 6:00 PM -8:00 PM, Tuesday, April 16, 2019, Wiley Funeral Home, Granbury.  
Joan was born on August 26, 1960 in Houston, Texas to James and Sandra White.  She married Mickey Lynn White in Houston, Texas, 38 years ago.  She was the office manager at Print One/ Fast Signs for nine years and worked at Instaprint for ten years.  
Joan loved shopping and spending time with her dogs.  She was known for her great desserts that she made for BBQ cook-offs.  She also enjoyed tending the roses in her garden.  For many years, she was a member of First Baptist Church in Granbury.    
Joan is survived by her loving husband, Mickey White, children: Anthony White and wife Leah, Amanda Smothers and husband Adonis, and Jerad White, grandchildren: Nicole Petschel, Austin White, and Sarayah Smothers, brother: Tim White and wife Julie, cousin: Justin White and wife Carly, and very special friends: Sharon Barnes and husband Mike, Tammy Statum, Tonja Davidson, and Diane and Danny Garrett.  

Eudeene Rae Newland

 2/5/1923 – 4/12/2019
“Deenie” left this earth Friday, April 12th after 96 glorious years.
Born in Binger, Oklahoma, raised in Hot Springs, New Mexico, and was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters, and husband of over 50 years, Walt.    
The Newland family lived most of their lives in Southern California.  Walt and Deenie retired in 1976 and moved back to New Mexico.  Deenie was an accomplished watercolor artist and found beauty wherever she went.   She lived in Texas for over fifteen years, recently residing at Waterview  Senior Living.  Deenie loved animals, art, and spirited conversation. 
She is survived by her daughter Carol Larsen (Siesta Key, FL), her daughter Delia Martin and husband Tommy (Pittsburg, TX), and lifelong friends Bonnie and John Burt (Tucson, AZ).   Friends too many to mention, but all were blessings throughout her life.   
Deenie’s wishes were to join Walt and be interred at Arlington National Cemetery in Washington D.C.   She would be honored to have remembrances made to help the animals at Second Chance Farm, P.O. Box 1085, Granbury, Texas 76048.
Special thanks to Harbor Lakes, Interim Hospice Care, and especially Ronda Herrin, who made her final transition to heaven a joyous one.
Jimmy Anderson

Jimmy Anderson, 78, of Granbury, Texas passed on to his Heavenly home on April 15, 2019.  Services will be held at the Granbury Church of Christ at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 20, 2019.  We will celebrate his life with a visitation which will be held in Big Spring, Texas on Monday April 22, 2019 at 14th and Main Church of Christ from 12 noon – 2 p.m.  Graveside service will follow at Trinity Memorial Park Cemetery at 2:45.  
Jimmy was born in Big Spring to Marvelene and John B. Anderson on July 31, 1940.  He graduated from Forsan High School in 1958.  He married Patricia (Pat) Rogers on September 5, 1959 in Big Spring.  Jimmy graduated from the University of Texas in Austin with a pharmacy degree.  He practiced pharmacy for 50 years.  He was part owner of Leonard’s Pharmacy, Inc. in Big Spring.  Upon leaving Big Spring in 2011, Jimmy continued to work part time as a pharmacist in Granbury.  
Jimmy was an active member of the community in Big Spring.  He served on the YMCA Board of Directors; President of the Big Spring ISD School Board; President of the Dora Roberts Rehab Board of Directors; President of the Big Spring Rotary Club and the recipient of the Paul Harris Fellow and a member of the Jaycees of Big Spring.  He was an avid golfer, hunter, outdoors man and a die-hard Texas Longhorn fan.  He loved working with his hands and loved woodworking.  He always had a project he was working on.  Jimmy was a longtime member and Deacon at the 14th and Main Church of Christ.  Following the move to Pecan Plantation, he became a member of the Granbury Church of Christ.  
Jimmy was preceded in death by his parents, John B. and Marvelene.  He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Pat, two sons, David Anderson and John Paul Anderson; two daughters, Dana Anderson Rogers and husband Kyle; Nikki Anderson Lindsey and husband, Paul.  His grandchildren include Ashley Anderson, Kaci Brooks, Amber Molina, Kassie Millis, Tristen Anderson, Lauren and Lynsey Rogers, Justis and Garrett Lindsey.  Jimmy has seven great- grandchildren, two sisters Louise Hayhurst and Nancy Allen, and one aunt, Hattie Griffith.  He also leaves behind extended family and friends.  
Jimmy will be greatly missed.  Hook ‘Em Horns

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