Advertisement

Author: Cheril Vernon

Una Mae (Nanny) Prater

Una Mae (Nanny) Prater (94) of Slocum, TX, passed away Thursday, August 18, 2016 in Dallas, TX. She was born September 22, 1921 to Floyd and Willie Ora Averitte. She is preceded in death by husband Fred Prater, daughter Theresa Abernathy, great grandsons John Dow IV and Shawn Jones, son-in-law’s John Evans and Don Hilliard. She is survived by daughters Rita Hilliard (Slocum) and Freida Evans (Elkhart); son-in-law Charles Abernathy; grandchildren John David (Vanessa) Evans, LaDonna Powell, Robbin (Keith) Langston, William Hilliard, Scott (Jennifer) Hilliard, Stacy Wasson, Andy (Karen) Abernathy and Daisy Coho; twenty-four (24) great-grands, five (5) great-great...

Read More

Frank M. Penny, Jr.

Frank M. Penny, Jr., 87, passed away Saturday, September 3, 2016 at his residence in Conroe. He was born June 23, 1929 in Crockett to parents, Frank M. Penny, Sr. and Minnie Snook Penny, graduated from Crockett High School in 1949 and eventually served in the Texas National Guard. Frank lied to his mom, telling her he was taking art class, while all the time he was using the money to learn how to fly airplanes! He went on to teach his father how to fly and owned several small planes. Frank married the love of his life, Robbie...

Read More

Walter Eugene Benskin Jr.

Walter Eugene Benskin Jr., age 87, of Kennard went to be with his Lord and Savior September 1, 2016 in League City, Texas. Walter Benskin was born October 18, 1928 in Llano County, Texas to Walter and Willie Benskin. As a youngster, his mother called him “Sonny”, a nickname he kept all of his life. He served in the US Army during the Korean War being stationed in Germany and later was honorably discharged as a Second Lieutenant. He married Martha Lue Burk during those years and remained in that loving state of matrimony for 65 years. Together they raised...

Read More

Jean Laughlin McLeod

Jean Laughlin McLeod, 72, passed away Monday, August 29, 2016, after her battle with cancer. Jean was born August 20, 1944, in Goose Creek, Texas, to Geneva and Wilmer Laughlin. She was a proud 1962 graduate of Robert E. Lee High School, where she was active in the Robert E. Lee Marching Band and various other student organizations. Following high School, Jean went on to attend and graduate from Texas Christian University, where she earned degrees in English and History. Additionally, Jean participated in the TCU marching band. After graduation, Jean pursued a 37-year career as a History and...

Read More
Current Weather Conditions
78°
haze
humidity: 78%
wind: 13mph SE
H 80 • L 60
55°
Sun
73°
Mon
79°
Tue
77°
Wed
71°
Thu
Weather from OpenWeatherMap

Advertisement