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Obituaries

Norman Jean Thompson

Norman Jean Thompson

Norma Jean Thompson, 64, of Granbury, Texas passed away on Thursday, April 16, 2020 in Fort Worth. An inurnment will be scheduled at a later date at the Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Norma's name to the American Cancer Society.

Eunice Eloise Boteler Ketchum

Eunice Eloise Boteler Ketchum

Eloise (as she is known to all of her friends) was born in Venus, Texas on 26 February, 1918. She outlasted eighteen Presidents. Eloise attended school in Fort Worth, and Gladewater where she graduated in the first graduation class at Gladewater High School. She was born to William "Bill" Lee Boteler and Itylene Emerson.

Vas Hubert (Bert) Brogdon III

Vas Hubert (Bert) Brogdon III

Vas Hubert (Bert) Brogdon, III, 78, of Granbury passed away on Thursday, April 16, 2020. He will be lying in state from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM, on Monday, April 20, 2020 at Wiley Funeral Home in Granbury. The family's graveside service will be on Tuesday, April 21, 2020, at 2:00 PM, at Holly Hills Memorial Park in Granbury.

Gary Reetz

Gary Reetz

Gary Reetz, the self acclaimed "funny one", passed away on April 11, 2020 at the age of 62. He leaves behind a loving wife, two sons, two grandsons, a sister and an eternal legacy of the countless lives he touched, shaped, and molded during his time with us.

Dean Gilbert Sprester

Dean Gilbert Sprester

Dean G. Sprester, of Tolar, TX, passed away on Good Friday, April 10, 2020 at the age of 77. He was born on July 27, 1942 in Kane, Pa to Earl and Shirley Sprester. Dean graduated high school in Odessa, TX and lived there as a young man, where he still has family, before joining the Army in 1964. Dean lived outside of Tolar in Prairie Creek for over 44 years, was a retired handyman and a member of the Paluxy Baptist Church. He volunteered his time to the church while he was able and enjoyed being a part of the Hillbilly Nut Band with his church family. Dean passed quietly in his sleep after a long, valiant battle with cancer.

Martha Louise Barnes

Martha Louise Barnes

Private graveside services for Martha Louise (Allen) Barnes, 98, of Lufkin, were held at Gann Cemetery with Bro. Ty Phillips officiating. Mrs. Barnes was born August 14, 1921 in Lufkin, Texas, to the late Zack Phillip Allen and Vida (Herrick) Allen, and died Wednesday, April 8, 2020 in Granbury, Texas. Mrs. Barnes was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She worked alongside her sister-in-law/niece, Idaline Barnes at Redland School as a school cook while her children were young. Later in life, she enjoyed working as a salesclerk at Mathews-Miller Department Store for over 25 years until she retired. Mrs. Barnes loved her family and enjoyed spending time with them. She was a lifelong member of Redland Baptist Church. Mrs. Barnes loved gardening and provided the church each Sunday a fresh flower arrangement from her garden. Along with her Sunday School Ruth Class, you would often find her in the church kitchen cooking and cleaning for church functions. Mrs. Barnes also enjoyed crafts of all kinds and won first place many times in her Craft & Ceramics Club. She had a wonderful dry wit and her way of saying things always made her family laugh. She is survived by her son, Stevie Z. Barnes; daughter, Becky Barton; grandchildren, Travis Barnes, Ginger Rowell, Angie Taylor, Amanda Terrel, and Cody Barton; along with 8 great-grandchildren. Mrs. Barnes was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Edgar W. Barnes; and daughter, Connie Barnes.

Garrison Stephen Krupa aka G

Garrison Stephen Krupa aka G

Garrison Lacy Krupa was born October 14th, 1999 in Fort Worth Texas, the son of Gregory Lacy and Tamara (Krupa) Lacy. He attended schools in Burleson Texas until the age of 17, when he moved to Granbury Texas. While in Granbury he pursued careers in landscaping, home remodeling, and food services. Garrison enjoyed hunting and fishing, he also enjoyed classic cars, spending time with family and friends, cooking, and woodworking. He was a kind and generous soul, who never met a stranger.

Terri Ann Theriault

Terri Ann Theriault

Terri Ann Madison Theriault of Lipan, TX joined her Mother and Father in Heaven Saturday morning in Breckenridge, TX surrounded by her family, following a short battle with Cancer. Terri was born in Fair

John G. Pilette III

John G. Pilette III

John G. Pilette III passed away on March 26, 2020 in Tyler, Texas. He was born on November 28, 1972 in Jacksonville, Texas. He attended Jacksonville schools and graduated from Jacksonville High School in 1991. He attended Stephen F. Austin State University and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology in 1998. He continued his education at SFA working on a master’s degree in education.

Elizabeth Stuart King

Elizabeth Stuart King

Elizabeth Stuart King, 96, passed away on Sunday, March 15, 2020. Elizabeth "Liz" was born in Vicksburg, Mississippi, on October 5, 1923. She was one of four daughters of Christine and Solly Buck, all predeceasing her. Elizabeth graduated Valedictorian from St. Francis Xavier Catholic School in Vicksburg, Mississippi, and went on to have careers at LeTourneau Technologies, Vicksburg, Ms.; Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan, Canada; home construction, building 42 homes in Atlanta, Georgia. She later retired to a more quiet life with Robert King in Vicksburg, Ms. Elizabeth exemplified a great Southern Lady who lived life with tenacity and style. She is an amazingly strong role model for her granddaughters. "Liz" moved to Granbury in 2009 and assimilated into the Pecan Plantation Bridge community making many friends here. Liz "Nanny," as she was known to her family, had a love that knew no bounds, and she will be greatly missed.

Elizabeth Stuart King

Elizabeth Stuart King

Elizabeth Stuart King, 96, passed away on Sunday, March 15, 2020. Elizabeth "Liz" was born in Vicksburg, Mississippi, on October 5, 1923. She was one of four daughters of Christine and Solly Buck, all predeceasing her. Elizabeth graduated Valedictorian from St. Francis Xavier Catholic School in Vicksburg, Mississippi, and went on to have careers at LeTourneau Technologies, Vicksburg, Ms.; Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan, Canada; home construction, building 42 homes in Atlanta, Georgia. She later retired to a more quiet life with Robert King in Vicksburg, Ms. Elizabeth exemplified a great Southern Lady who lived life with tenacity and style. She is an amazingly strong role model for her granddaughters. "Liz" moved to Granbury in 2009 and assimilated into the Pecan Plantation Bridge community making many friends here. Liz "Nanny," as she was known to her family, had a love that knew no bounds, and she will be greatly missed.

Kerry Jay Comeau

Kerry Jay Comeau

Kerry Jay Comeau passed away peacefully in Dallas March 18 after a courageous fight against long-term illness. The fifth of six children in a military family, he was born May 25, 1955, in New London, Conn., to Benjamin and Lottie Comeau. Kerry graduated from Arlington Heights High School in Fort Worth, Tex., and received a college education at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches. He met and, in 1977, married Nancy Jean Fullwood at Camp Crucis in Granbury, which always held a special place in his heart. Together they raised three sons and shared many adventures traveling and camping across the United States.

Robert Harry Knuth

Robert Harry Knuth

GRANBURY - Robert Knuth ended his 3-year battle with ALS on March 25, 2020, at his home in Granbury, Texas. Robert H. Knuth was born in Cleveland, Ohio, February 4, 1939 to Eleanor and Harry Knuth of Euclid, Ohio. His father was a well-known commercial greenhouse owner, city councilman, and eventual mayor of Euclid, Ohio.

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