Our Obituaries

Avalibai Nurji Dhuka

May 5, 1931 - September 27, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden/Capital Parks Funeral Home, Pflugerville, TX.
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Cheryl Faber Moseley

November 6, 1957 - September 24, 2016

Cheryl Faber Moseley, age 58, of Georgetown, Texas, passed away September 24, 2016 at her home after a prolonged illness.She was born in Mendota, IL to Norman and Betty (Poole) Faber on November 6, 1957. She held a BBA in Accounting and an MBA from St. Edwards University in Austin, Texas. After receiving her degrees, she traveled as an auditor for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and...
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Kakuben Mohamedbhai Momin

May 1, 1928 - September 24, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden/Capital Parks Funeral Home, Pflugerville, TX.
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Juan De Dios Hernandez

March 8, 1944 - September 23, 2016

Juan de Dios Hernandez, 72, from Austin, TX, passed away on September 23, 2016. He was born in Nuevo Ideal, Durango, Mexico on March 8, 1944. Juan had a career in facility maintenance at St. Austin Catholic School. Juan had a passion for working a lot with his hands, he often took on home DIY projects and even helped other with projects through the knowledge and experiences he gained. Juan...
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Zeinab Sanaee

December 15, 1927 - September 23, 2016

Zeinab Sanaee, 88, passed away September 23, 2016 from heart complications after surviving a stroke 2 months prior. She was born on December 15, 1927 in Khoy, Iran to Abdollah and Jamileh Sanaee.With her late husband, Hossein Vafaee, she moved to Austin, Texas to be with her children in 1985.She was a devoted mother who enjoyed artwork, flowers and gardening.Zeinab is survived by her sister Azar;...
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Grayson Alwin Becker

September 22, 2016 - September 22, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden/Capital Parks Funeral Home, Pflugerville, TX.
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Dao Nhat Tien

January 1, 1923 - September 22, 2016

Mr. Dao Nhat Tien, 93, passed away Thursday, September 22, 2016, in the comforting presence of his family at Seton Hospital in Austin, Texas. Mr. Dao was born in 1923 in the village of Hoang Xa, Thuong Tin district, Ha Dong province, into a hard working middle-class family of 4 boys and 2 girls.In 1941, at the age of 18, he joined Dai Viet Quoc Dan Dang (DVQDD) led by the great Truong Tu,...
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Raymond Carl Shannon

July 10, 1947 - September 21, 2016

Raymond Carl Shannon, 69, of Georgetown, Texas and formerly of Bradford, Pa. was killed in a tragic automobile accident on September 21, 2016. He was born July 10, 1947, in Bradford, Pa.He graduated from Bradford Area High School in 1965. Ray served in the U.S. Air Force from 1965 to 1969. Following his time in the service, he obtained certifications in Weatherization, Home Inspection, and...
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Maraleen Bruggeman

May 24, 1933 - September 21, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden/Capital Parks Funeral Home, Pflugerville, TX.
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Guadalupe R. Fuentes

September 4, 1926 - September 21, 2016

Guadalupe Rendon Fuentes, 90, of Austin, passed away September 21, 2016. Mrs. Fuentes was known by friends as Lupe. She was born in Mission, Texas on September 4, 1926, to Manuel and Eudelia Rendon. Mrs. Fuentes attended school in South Texas. She was a devoted wife and mother to one daughter and four sons. Mrs. Fuentes' passion was serving others and loved her children more than words can...
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Jesse Freeman White

February 14, 1948 - September 20, 2016

Jesse Freeman White was born on February 14, 1948, in Pittsburg, PA to Alter White and Vietta Bostic White. Jesse was a graduate of Oliver High School in Pittsburg, PA. Jesse went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Pittsburgh (Robert Norris University). Jesse served in the United States Army from 1967 to 1970 as a Military Police; Jesse made Staff Sergeant before...
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Zoheb Amjad Qureshi

June 28, 1989 - September 19, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden/Capital Parks Funeral Home, Pflugerville, TX.
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Yolanda Adolfina Falcon

September 26, 1933 - September 19, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden/Capital Parks Funeral Home, Pflugerville, TX.
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Waldine C. Pokorny

February 15, 1925 - September 19, 2016

Waldine Carlson Pokorny, age 91, passed away peacefully on Monday, September 19, 2016. Waldine was born on the family farm outside of Georgetown, Texas, to Philip and Ruth Carlson on February 15, 1925. She enjoyed growing up in the close-knit Swedish farming community outside of Georgetown, which was centered around the Evangelical Free Church. Waldine graduated from Georgetown High School and...
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Naomi Powers Shrader

February 18, 1934 - September 19, 2016

Naomi P. Shrader was born in Knoxville, Tennessee on February 18, 1934, the daughter of Fred and Nanny Powers. After a valiant fight with Parkinson's and dementia, Naomi passed away, peacefully in her sleep on Monday, September 19, 2016.Naomi graduated from Rule High School in 1952. She and Dalmas T. Shrader married in 1954 and had three children. Their family moved to Austin, Texas in 1968.At...
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Maricarmen Quiroz-Octaviano

April 16, 1995 - September 17, 2016

Maricarmen Quiroz-Octaviano, 21, of College Station, Texas, passed away on Saturday, September 17, 2016. She was born in Tejupilco, Mexico on April 16, 1995.Maricarmen graduated from Reagan High School in Austin, Texas and was a senior studying Genetics at Texas A&M University. She would have graduated May 2017.Maricarmen worked as a promotions assistant at Radio Alegria 1240 AM each...
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Clarence Bernard Lanham

October 29, 1933 - September 15, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden/Capital Parks Funeral Home, Pflugerville, TX.
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Martha Virginia Piza

July 28, 1924 - September 15, 2016

Martha Virginia Hale Piza, 92, of Round Rock, TX passed away on September 15, 2016. She was born in Bell County, TX to Walter Fleetwood Hale, Jr. and Pauline Marie Lisenbe Hale. She was the fourth of five children. She graduated from Stephen F. Austin High School in 1941 and attended The University of Texas at Austin where she met and married Alfredo E. Piza of San Jose, Costa Rica. After living...
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Joyce Marie Burkhart

February 6, 1934 - September 14, 2016

Joyce Marie (Boaman) Burkhart passed away on the evening of September 14, 2016, during heart surgery at the North Austin Medical Center in Austin, Texas. She was 82.Joyce was born February 6, 1934, in Hyde Park, Berks County, PA, daughter of Peter A. and Mabel K. Boaman. Joyce attended Holy Guardian Angels grade school in Laureldale, then Central Catholic High School in Reading, PA, graduating...
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Vivian Louise Bettis

April 29, 1918 - September 14, 2016

Vivian Louise Bettis, age 98, died peacefully on September 14, 2016.Louise was born in Shiro, Texas to Joseph and Dora Stockely Spell. She was married to Jimmie R. Bettis in Houston in March, 1941. Louise enjoyed traveling, reading, and playing bridge. She also enjoyed her Sunday School class and doing volunteer work at First United Methodist Church. Her greatest joy was the time she spent...
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Jose Hilario Menchaca

November 3, 1942 - September 12, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden/Capital Parks Funeral Home, Pflugerville, TX.
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Grady Herman Neal

October 27, 1929 - September 12, 2016

Grady Herman Neal was born on October 27, 1929 in Headland, Alabama to the late James Herman Neal and Annie Lee Thomas. He grew up in Headland, then moved to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where he entered the US Army. While stationed in Texas, he crossed paths with and married the late Ethel Mae Neal. The Lord blessed them with 50 years of holy matrimony before he called Ethel Mae home. As Grady...
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Lee Aubrey Blanton

June 19, 1952 - September 11, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden/Capital Parks Funeral Home, Pflugerville, TX.
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Theophil Stephen Korpolinski

August 12, 1921 - September 10, 2016

Burial arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden Capitol Parks Cemetery.
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Theophil Stephen Korpolinski

August 12, 1921 - September 10, 2016

Theophil (Ted) S. Korpolinski died peacefully on Saturday, September 10, 2016 in Austin, Texas at the age of 95. He was surrounded by his devoted daughter and son, Sharon Camper of Atlanta, Georgia and Ted H. Korpolinski of Richardson, Texas. A first-generation Polish-American, he was born in Niagara Falls, New York on August 12, 1921. Mr. Korpolinski was preceded in death by his beloved wife,...
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Carol Jean Gallo

August 9, 1952 - September 9, 2016

Carol Jean Gallo, 64, of Austin, Texas passed away on September 09, 2016 at 10:35 am in her home. Carol was born Carol Jean Hagstad on August 09, 1952 in Hempstead, New York to her parents, the late Harry and Doris Hagstad.She is survived by her life partner of nineteen years, David "Cowboy" Banks; son Steven Gallo and daughter-in-law Tina Gallo; son Greg Gallo; step-daughter Tiffany Campbell...
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Opal Pauline Johnson

April 23, 1938 - September 8, 2016

Opal Pauline Johnson, "Boots," 78, passed away Thursday, September 8, 2016 at Hearthstone Health Center in Round Rock. Boots loved her family and always put them first. She was kind, loved to sing and dance, and had an infectious laugh. Together with her husband, Boots enjoyed countless trips in their motor home. They shared many great adventures, and met lots of friends.Boots is...
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Justin Denard Robinson

August 7, 1981 - September 7, 2016

Justin "Juice" Denard Robinson, age 35, received his wings on September 7, 2016, while at home in Austin, TX. He was born on August 7, 1981 in Temple, TX to Brenda Walker and Donald Robinson.He graduated from Round Rock High School, where he was a member of the football team. Upon graduation, Justin joined the Army National Guard before moving to active duty with the United States Army. As a...
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Leona CULP

June 1, 1920 - September 6, 2016

Burial arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden Capitol Parks Cemetery.
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Duc Tan Ho

December 31, 1926 - September 6, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden/Capital Parks Funeral Home, Pflugerville, TX.
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Frances Tomasek

July 21, 1938 - September 6, 2016

Frances (Lange) Tomasek, 78, of Providence, Rhode Island passed away on Tuesday, September 6, 2016. She grew up in Temple, Texas, where she attended St. Mary's Catholic school, Temple High School, and Temple Junior College. She graduated from Mary Hardin Baylor College with a degree in Speech and English. Frances loved to dance, and her friend Julie Tomasek introduced her to her prince charming...
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Joe Collis Miles

June 13, 1931 - September 2, 2016

On September 2, 2016, Joe Collis Miles, Sr., went to be with his Lord and Savior, after a brief illness. Joe was born in Austin, Texas, to Cloister and Irene Miles. He attended Fulmore, Allan Jr. High, and Austin High. He was a two-sport athlete in high school, and attended Baylor University on a dual scholarship. During high school, Joe joined the Marine Reserves, and was called to active...
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Leigh Joan Nunez

June 29, 1944 - September 1, 2016

Leigh J. Nunez, daughter of Raymond and Beatrice Neary, was born in Muscatine, Iowa on June 29, 1944.She went home to Heaven on September 1, 2016, surrounded by family and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, son Cory, sister Mary Kaye, and brother Patrick.Leigh is survived by Eddie Nunez, her husband of 48 years, son Sean and daughter Kristi, daughter-in-law Stacey Nunez, son-in...
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Jallaludin Raje Momin

October 15, 1941 - September 1, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden/Capital Parks Funeral Home, Pflugerville, TX.
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Sandra Louise Laird

June 20, 1943 - August 30, 2016

Sandra Louise Laird, 73, of Austin, Texas passed away on Tuesday, August 30, 2016. She was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana on June 20, 1943. Sandra spent most of her professional life as a Nurse; she was an avid Steelers fan and loved listening to her favorite musician, Elvis. She is survived by her sons; Brian Laird, his wife Aletha McClean, Barry Laird and his wife Deborah, her grandchildren; Bryce...
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Arthur Sheldon Kallman

May 6, 1923 - August 30, 2016

Arthur Sheldon "Shelly" Kallman passed away in Georgetown, Texas on August 30, 2016. Shelly is predeceased by wife of 62 years, Janice, and his son Glen Kallman. Devoted father to his sons Glen, Ronnie and his wife Judy, and Steve Kallman and his wife Kris. Lovingly remembered as "Paw Paw" to his 8 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.He was very proud to have proliferated the Kallman...
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Tinh Van Tran

November 21, 1928 - August 30, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden/Capital Parks Funeral Home, Pflugerville, TX.
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Marvin Leroy Stark

October 25, 1931 - August 29, 2016

Marvin Stark, age 84, of Austin, Texas, went home to be with the Lord on August 29, 2016. He was born in Georgetown, Texas on October 25, 1931. Marvin graduated from Florence High School. He was married to Barbara Ann Stark on April 20, 1957. Marvin is survived by his wife, Barbara, son, Greg Stark, and wife, Leslie, of Round Rock, Texas, son, Jeff Stark of Austin, Texas, 2 grandchildren, Lauren...
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Billy Wayne Elliott

October 11, 1934 - August 27, 2016

Burial arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden Capitol Parks Cemetery.
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Kenneth Ray Poole

August 23, 1952 - August 25, 2016

Kenneth "Ken" Ray Poole, Sr., was born on August 23, 1952, and passed on from this earth to Heaven on August 25, 2016 at the age of 64 in Austin, Texas. He was born in Trinity, Texas, the first son of Edward and Mae Poole. Kenneth, known simply as Ken to most, was one of the first babies to be born at the Trinity Memorial Hospital. He graduated from Victoria Jr. College in Victoria,...
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Ronald Dexter Phillips

October 8, 1945 - August 25, 2016

Colonel Ronald D. Phillips, 70, of Pflugerville, died at 1:02 p.m., Thursday, August 25, 2016, at his home in Pflugerville, Texas.Ron was born October 8, 1945, in Lamar, Colorado. His father was a career US Air Force officer and thus he moved many times during his younger years. Ron received an appointment to the United States Air Force Academy in 1963, but a childhood injury prevented him from...
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Clifford James Warren

July 17, 1922 - August 25, 2016

Clifford Warren, 94 of Pflugerville, peacefully passed away on the morning of August 25, 2016 in Pflugerville, Texas. He was born July 17, 1922 in Liberty Hill, Texas to Charles and Cora Warren.Clifford was a World War II Veteran in the United States Air Force.He will be greatly missed by his friends and family that he left to cherish his memories which include his wife of 70 years Gloria Warren...
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Dorothy Ann Menke

September 26, 1934 - August 24, 2016

Dorothy Ann (Roth) Menke entered into the eternal joy of Jesus her Savior at age 81 on Wednesday, August 24, 2016, in Austin, Texas, surrounded by her beloved family. Born in East Detroit, Michigan, on September 26, 1934, of parents Samuel and Lydia Roth, Dorothy attended Concordia Teachers College in River Forest, Illinois, and later served for several years as a first grade teacher at Redeemer...
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Raymond Lawrence Kieke

November 20, 1924 - August 23, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden/Capital Parks Funeral Home, Pflugerville, TX.
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Santos Gamez Alvarez

September 12, 1968 - August 23, 2016

Santos "Butter" Alvarez Jr., beloved son, brother and father was called home on August 23, 2016. He transitioned to Heaven surrounded by his beloved children and immediate family. Butter graduated from Round Rock High School in 1988. He worked 25 years in the manufacturing industry. His passions included; automotive mechanic, watching the Dallas Cowboys, entertaining family and listening to...
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Ngoan Thi Nguyen

April 10, 1936 - August 23, 2016

Ngoan Nguyen, age 80, a resident of Austin, TX, passed away peacefully on August 23, 2016. She was surrounded by her sons and daughters. Ngoan was as beautiful on the inside as she was on the outside. She will be remembered for her kindness, thoughtfulness, and true love for people.She was preceded in death by her late husband, Huong Nguyen; father, Hoa Nguyen, mother Nu Nguyen; Brothers, Hoach...
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Sondra Whiteley Woods

October 8, 1949 - August 21, 2016

Sondra Whiteley Woods, 66, of Austin, Texas passed away on Sunday, August 21, 2016. She was born October 8, 1949 in Cleburne, Texas. She was the daughter of Arthur V. Whiteley and Mamie Evelyn Whiteley. She was a very kind and loving person. Her passion in life included her family, especially her grandchildren, her pets whom she always thought of as family members, and gardening. She loved...
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Elizabeth Ann Nickerson Castaneda

August 23, 1953 - August 20, 2016

Elizabeth Ann Nickerson Castandea, 62 of Round Rock, Texas, passed away on August 20, 2016. She was born on Bergstrom Air Force Base, Austin, Texas on August 23, 1953.Elizabeth graduated from Balboa High School, Panama Canal Zone and received a degree in Administration from Panama Canal Zone College.Elizabeth began her career in the United States Army and after completing her time there, she...
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Lillian Lorene Toungate

January 4, 1924 - August 19, 2016

Lillian Lorene Daniels Toungate of Austin went home to be with the Lord August 19, 2016 at the age of 92 years 7 months and 15 days. Lorene was born January 4, 1924 in Vernon, Texas, the 10th of 11 children born to Wesley Lee Daniels and Nancy Florence Lillian Kirchman Daniels, and was a descendant of the "Old 300" pioneer families who came to Texas with Stephen Austin. Her family moved...
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Beverly Joan Christensen

February 6, 1944 - August 16, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden/Capital Parks Funeral Home, Pflugerville, TX.
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Mark Allan Hufschmid

March 23, 1962 - August 15, 2016

Mark Allan Hufschmid, 54, of Austin, Texas peacefully left this world surrounded by his close family and friends on August 15, 2016.He is survived by his wife of 31 years Margaret, daughter Michelle, granddaughter Kimberly, son Michael, daughter-in-law Valerie, grandson Blake, brother James, and niece Jessica. Mark was born in Tomahawk, Wisconsin on March 23, 1962 and was raised in Kenosha,...
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Carolyn Ruth Demerson

December 20, 1948 - August 14, 2016

Burial arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden Capitol Parks Cemetery.
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Emile Joseph Tayar

November 5, 1954 - August 14, 2016

Emile Joseph Tayar, 61, of Pflugerville, Texas passed away on August 14, 2016. At the age of 20 Emile came from Lebanon to the United States to attend the University of Tulsa and earned a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering. He then attended Michigan Technological University for his Master's Degree and finally Texas A&M University for his Doctorate in Engineering. He was a project...
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Lynda Leigh Troutman

November 12, 1951 - August 13, 2016

Lynda Leigh Troutman (Torn), 64, of Pflugerville, Texas went to be with her savior on August 13, 2016. Lynda is survived by her son, W. Chad Troutman, his wife, Belinda and their children, Hannah and CJ Troutman of Georgetown, Texas. Lynda was the precious daughter of Paul and Meta Torn, Jr. of Manor, sister to Barbara Newlin, Paul Torn III, Danny Torn and mom to her furbabies Molly, Billy and...
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Rosemary Walgreen

March 9, 1921 - August 11, 2016

Rosemary Walgreen, 95, died with peace, grace, and dignity on August 11, 2016, in Round Rock. Born Rosemary Metzger on March 9, 1921, in Lafayette, IN, Rosemary lived for 30 years near her daughters in Breakaway Park, moving to Wyoming Springs Memory Care in 2013. Family was most important to her; she embraced technology and spent countless hours researching genealogy and documenting family...
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Agnes Idella Roberts

August 16, 1925 - August 11, 2016

Agnes Idella Roberts, 90 of Round Rock passed away on August 11, 2016. She was born August 16, 1925 in Gallatin, Tennessee to Earnest and Oma Brinkley.Agnes was very dedicated to her family who she loved very much. She lived her life as a servant to God as a life long church member. She touched many lives with her endless generosity.She will be greatly missed by all that she leaves behind to...
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Ellie Chirag Patel

August 10, 2016 - August 10, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden/Capital Parks Funeral Home, Pflugerville, TX.
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David Lloyd Cooper

December 8, 1951 - August 9, 2016

David Lloyd Cooper was born on December 8, 1951 and passed away at Scott and White Hospital on August 9, 2016 after battling a long illness of heart disease. Born in 1951 in Niagara Falls, New York to Fritz and Barbara Cooper, he joined the United States Air Force, which had taken him to numerous locations throughout the country. His love for travel ultimately brought him to Honduras where he...
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Oscar M. Martinez

October 11, 1925 - August 9, 2016

Oscar was born on October 11, 1925 in General Zuazua Mexico, the only child to Catarino and Guadalupe Martinez. Oscar grew up amongst many cousins around this parent's restaurants. As a young man he enjoyed cars and motorcycles. He went to school at the Albaro Obregon and later when on to study mechanics and machinery design. At the age of 21 he spotted the love of his life - a beautiful...
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Matthew Alan Barker

August 21, 1991 - August 8, 2016

Matthew Alan Barker, age 24, passed away on Monday, August 8, 2016. He was born on August 21, 1991, the son of Ken and Shara (Babyak) Barker. He graduated from Round Rock High School in 2010. Matthew worked for Casa Mechanical until he went to work for TNT Field Service, and then as a subcontractor for EOG in the oil industry. Matthew started his own successful business in 2015. Matthew was also...
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Marilyn Genelle Schlickeisen

November 9, 1938 - August 8, 2016

Marilyn Genelle Anderson Schlickeisen was born in Elgin, Texas on November 9, 1938, the only child of Gene and Florence Anderson. She passed away peacefully on August 8 at the age of 77.The family purchased and moved to the farm near Elgin about the time Genelle was born. She attended school in the Elgin Public Schools and graduated in 1957. She enjoyed school very much and participated in many...
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William Elmer Craig

November 23, 1918 - August 8, 2016

William (Bill) E. Craig, Jr., of Round Rock, TX, passed away on Monday, August 8, 2016, at the age of 97.Bill was born to parents William E. and Margaret Craig on November 23, 1918, in Freeport, PA. He grew up as the youngest of six and graduated from Freeport HS. In 1943, he married Grace Anne Dean and started a family of three children.After high school, Bill worked for his brother's roofing ...
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Doris Pauline Greeson

December 19, 1924 - August 8, 2016

Doris Pauline "Polly" Hearn Greeson, 91, of Austin, died peacefully Monday morning August 8, 2016 surrounded by her family. She was born to Ernest and Susie Hearn in Choctaw County, Alabama on December 19, 1924. She was united in marriage to Jack Greeson on March 20, 1950 in Gulf Port, Alabama. He preceded her in death on March 7, 1970. They were married for nearly 20 wonderful years. Doris...
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Susan M. Leftridge

July 3, 1966 - August 7, 2016

Susan Michelle Leftridge, 50, of Pflugerville, Texas, passed away on Sunday, August 7, 2016. Born July 3, 1966 in Modesto, California, she was the daughter of the late Dianne Kane and Frank Ward Kane Jr. Her husband, Douglas M. Leftridge, preceded Susan in death. She is survived by her five daughters, Kara, Jessica, Meagan, Morgan and Kylee; grandchildren, Josue, Brooklyn, Nolan, Christian and...
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Warren Fred Hastings

January 28, 1926 - August 6, 2016

Warren Fred Hastings, age 90, of Austin, passed away on August 6, 2016. He was born on January 28, 1926 in Fort Dodge, Iowa to Morris Benjamin Hastings and Lydia (Wise) Hastings.He worked at Texas Crushed Stone for many years. He also worked for Steck Vaughn Printing Company, which became Hart Graphics. He was a supervisor there for 22 years. He married Dolly Mae Childress on July 29, 1950 in...
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Annette Doris Gardner

November 16, 1935 - August 5, 2016

Annette Doris Gardner was born November 16, 1935 in Birmingham, AL to the late Turner and Ethel Smith. She was the sixth child of six children. Raised in a Christ centered home, Annette accepted Christ as her Lord and Savior at a young age.Perfect attendance and honor roll performance in the Birmingham Public School system led to a move to New York City, where she lived with her sisters, Edna...
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Virginia M. Noren Fyke

July 4, 1926 - August 5, 2016

Virginia M. Noren Fyke passed very peacefully of natural causes on August 5, 2016, surrounded by her loved ones in Round Rock, Texas. Virginia was born on July 4, 1926 in Round Rock to Walter Noren and Pearl Cauthen Noren. She married Ben F. "Bill" Fyke, the love of her life, on February 16, 1946, and they settled in Round Rock, later moving to Austin and then San Antonio, as the family...
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Harold Elton Lewis, Jr.

March 29, 1943 - August 3, 2016

Harold Elton Lewis Jr., "Sonny", age 73, passed away August 3, 2016, in the care of his loving daughter at his family home where he grew up in Austin, Texas. Sonny was born March 29, 1943, in Houston, Texas to Sebilla Lewis (Billie) and Harold Elton Lewis Sr. (Hal).He attended schools in Austin before joining the Army on April 30, 1960 and serving in Vietnam. He attained the rank of Private First...
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James Nathan Porter

March 13, 1945 - August 2, 2016

James Nathan Porter, age 71, of Austin, passed away on August 2, 2016. He was born in Austin on March 13, 1945 to Melvin Earl Porter and Lola (Sprouse) Porter. James served in the United States Army and the Navy. He received a National Defense Service Medal and the Sharpshooter Award. While in the Army, he served as a Photo Lab Specialist, which led to his life-long love of photography. He...
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David Bret Jeffus

January 14, 1962 - August 1, 2016

David Bret Jeffus (54) passed away August 1, 2016 in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. David was born January 14, 1962 in San Antonio, Texas to Eugene Jeffus and the late Margaret Marshall. He graduated from Lyndon B. Johnson High School in 1980, received both a Bachelor of Arts degree (History Major) with Highest Honors from the University of Texas at Austin in 1984 and a Doctor of Jurisprudence...
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Talal Kamel Jaber

March 4, 1954 - July 30, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden/Capital Parks Funeral Home, Pflugerville, TX.
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Walter James Harden

May 22, 1949 - July 29, 2016

Walter James Harden, SSGT ASAF Ret, was born in Fort Worth, Texas on May 22, 1949, to James and Ura Harden. He was reared in a loving and nurturing home along with his five siblings. Walter graduated from Como High School in Fort Worth, Texas in 1968 and immediately gained his commission into the United States Air Force. During his twenty-year military career, he fought in the Vietnam War and was...
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Emma Jean Dixon

July 14, 1934 - July 28, 2016

Mrs. Emma Jean Easley Dixon, was born on July 14, 1934, in Manor, Texas. Emma was born to Orange Easley Sr. and Mary Easley. She was one of thirteen children. Emma was introduced to Christ at an early age, under the Pastor-ship of Brother Bill Jones.Emma pursued her education at Texas Women's College and furthered her education at Huston-Tillotson University. Emma worked tirelessly for many years...
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Quincy Leon Wray

July 15, 1974 - July 27, 2016

On July 15, 1974, God gave Dickey Lee Wray and Bonnie Rene Mitchell a precious gift, a baby boy named Quincy Leon Wray. At 15 years old Quincy Wray met the love of his life, Shenetra Carothers. Quincy and Shenetra were united in holy matrimony and to this union four beautiful children were born, Quinetra Wray, Quincy Wray Jr., Quinesha Wray, and Anahy Carothers.Those left behind to cherish and...
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Presley Blue Reser

July 27, 2016 - July 27, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden/Capital Parks Funeral Home, Pflugerville, TX.
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Velma Elizabeth Grounds

January 17, 1926 - July 27, 2016

Velma Elizabeth Brown Grounds left this earth to be with our Lord July 27, 2016. She was born January 17, 1926 in Huntingdon, Tennessee and has lived the past 15 years in Cedar Park, Texas. She is preceded in death by her parents and siblings, and her husband, Dr. Chester E. Grounds, Jr. She is survived by her two children and their families. Son Greg Grounds and wife Wendy, their children Alex...
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Danny Poggemiller

July 27, 1950 - July 26, 2016

Danny Lyn Poggemiller, age 65, passed away from complications due to cancer on July 26, 2016 at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX. Dan had a long career installing and designing commercial fire alarm protection systems. He was involved in many organizations within our community in Central Texas including the Amateur Radio Relay League, the Williamson County Amateur Radio Club, the Lone...
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Richard Eugene Hertless

October 3, 1934 - July 24, 2016

Richard Eugene Hertless Sr. was born on October 3, 1934 in Richmond, Virginia to Okie Washington and Lena Butler Hertless. He was married to Mary Elizabeth Stuart on July 22, 1952. It was love at first sight. They met when Mary went to meet her girlfriend's boyfriend. The boyfriend was Richard Hertless. Richard took one look at Mary and ignored his then girlfriend. They were married and moved to...
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Henry Alexander Grice

August 18, 1925 - July 23, 2016

Saturday, July 23, 2016 our sweet Papaw, Henry Alexander Grice, went to Heaven. He lived to be almost 91. In his many years on earth, he changed and shaped so many lives for the better as a U.S. Marine, engineer, and preacher. He passed away in peace surrounded by loved ones, leaving behind his wife, Joan, whom he was madly in love with for over 65 years. He also leaves behind three children:...
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Jo Anne Dearing

February 23, 1930 - July 23, 2016

Mrs. Jo Anne Holtzclaw Dearing, age 86, died on July 23, 2016 at Country Oaks Assisted Living from a heart ailment. She was born February 23, 1930 to Mr. William Ethel Holtzclaw, Jr. and the former Miss Clarice Marceile Blackmore in Austin. Her younger sisters Patricia Marceile and Dale Lynn completed the family. As Jo Anne lived and died in Texas, so did her parents, grandparents, and all...
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Mable Ann Wall

November 1, 1948 - July 22, 2016

Mable Ann Wall, age 67, of Austin, passed away on Friday, July 22, 2016.Mable was very loved by her family.She is survived by her sons, Patrick W. Woods, James E. Woods, Jr., and Ron A. Woods, Ed Wall, Lyle Wall; her daughters, Jeri Lee Wall-Crocker and Roxanne Wall; two granddaughters, Nicole D. Woods, Kyla M. Woods; and grandson, Caden A. Woods. She is also survived by her brothers, William G....
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Loma S. Warren

April 4, 1923 - July 21, 2016

Loma S. Warren, 93, passed away on July 21, 2016 in Austin, Texas.She was born in Llano County, Texas and moved to Austin to go to business school at Nixon Clay. This is where she met and fell in love with her late husband Henry Warren. Loma worked alongside Henry to create a successful grocery business. When they retired, they moved to Onion Creek, where they both enjoyed playing golf and bridge...
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Luvenia Lila Lauzon

June 24, 1923 - July 20, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden/Capital Parks Funeral Home, Pflugerville, TX.
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Edna L. Tom

November 17, 1924 - July 18, 2016

Edna "Weezie" Townley Tom, Age 91, of Austin, TX, passed away July 18, 2016 at Pflugerville Care Center.She was retired from TX DPS after 20 years of service. She was a top bowler in Austin for many years and continued bowling until age 89. She was a very loving, kind and caring person who helped anyone she could and donated to several charities and causes.She was preceded in death by her...
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Cuc Phuoc Van

October 22, 1950 - July 18, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden/Capital Parks Funeral Home, Pflugerville, TX.
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Joe Steve Nemec

September 5, 1928 - July 18, 2016

Joe S. Nemec, born September 5, 1928 to Steve and Ludmilla Nemec in Granger, Texas, passed away Monday, July 18, 2016.He was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Shirley Nemec, on November 14, 2013.Joe is survived by his daughter, Cheryl Cox Page; granddaughter, Nicole Cox; son, Michael Nemec and wife Kathleen; grandson, Stephen Nemec, wife Ashley and great granddaughter, Tristen Elise;...
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Robert Gene Lee

August 12, 1944 - July 16, 2016

Robert Gene Lee, 71, passed away on July 16, 2016, at St David's North Austin Medical Center in Austin, Texas.He proudly served our country as a United States Army soldier. After his honorable service in the US Army, he went on to become a bus driver for the City of Austin. His love of the open road led to him becoming an over the road driver and member of the elite Million Mile Club for...
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Hoi Tay Wong

September 18, 1947 - July 15, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden/Capital Parks Funeral Home, Pflugerville, TX.
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Linda Kristen Torrez

April 4, 1956 - July 14, 2016

Linda Kristen Torrez (nee Pollard) was a loving wife and mother to Gilbert and Kristen Torrez. She was born on April 4, 1956 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and traveled often with her family as her father was stationed in the US Navy. She joined the US Air Force in 1974 after graduating Summerville High School in South Carolina and was stationed in Austin, Texas at Bergstrom Air Force Base. ...
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Eleazar Garza

July 27, 1930 - July 14, 2016

On the morning of July 14, 2016, Eleazar passed away peacefully onto the next journey of his soul and spirit in Austin, Texas. At the time of his death, Eleazar was comforted by his wife, Gloria Garza, and reassured by his family that those who preceded him were awaiting him with love. Eleazar was 85.Eleazar Garza was born in the village of Los Ebanos Texas on July 27, 1930. He was the sixth...
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Mary L. Geron

March 10, 1927 - July 14, 2016

Mary Louise Geron passed away on July 14, 2016, in Pflugerville, Texas, at the age of 89. Born in Coffeyville, Kansas, on March 10, 1927, Mary Lou Epley was the second surviving child of Charles Richard Epley and Bertha Louise Hubartt. She treasured her years growing up in Coffeyville where she participated in many school activities and discovered a life-long love of music and talent for singing...
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Ruth Evelyn Slawson

February 4, 1930 - July 13, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden/Capital Parks Funeral Home, Pflugerville, TX.
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Stephen W. Ford

February 22, 1949 - July 13, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden/Capital Parks Funeral Home, Pflugerville, TX.
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Kimberly A. Keepers

July 15, 1975 - July 13, 2016

Kimberly Ann Keepers, age 40 of Austin, TX went to be with the Lord July 13, 2016 at Christopher House Hospice with her mother at her side. She was known as Kimberly, Kim, "Kimmy", "Kimmie", and "Lady".Kim was born in 1975 to Kathy and Keith Keepers. She graduated from LBJ High School Science Academy in 1993. Kim loved sports and played basketball and volleyball in...
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Ora Elizabeth Black

October 1, 1957 - July 12, 2016

Our hearts are heavy with sadness at the passing of our beloved Ora Elizabeth Black, 58 years old of Austin, Texas. She departed this life to be with her Heavenly Father on Tuesday, July 12, 2016.Ms. Black was born October 1, 1957 to Ira E. Black Jr. and Elise Marie Rodriguez. She attended Reagan High School, and was graduated in 1976 from LBJ High School in Austin, Texas.For several years Ora...
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Shaun Michael Farmer

September 30, 1985 - July 11, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden/Capital Parks Funeral Home, Pflugerville, TX.
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Mary Ellen Eanes

January 6, 1944 - July 11, 2016

Mary Ellen Eanes, age 72, passed peacefully on July 11, 2016. Mary Ellen was born in 1944, in Madison, Wisconsin, the daughter of Dr. Harold Porter and Sophia Burgner. Mary Ellen grew up in West Lafayette, Indiana, and also lived in Wiesbaden Germany, and Lahore West Pakistan, before graduating from West Virginia Wesleyan College in Buckhannon, West Virginia. She was an active member of Alpha...
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Janice Evelyn May

May 29, 1923 - July 10, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden/Capital Parks Funeral Home, Pflugerville, TX.
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Grace Z. McAfee

November 27, 1947 - July 9, 2016

Our hearts are heavy with sadness at the passing of our beloved Mama Grace. She died peacefully on July 9, 2016 surrounded by her family. Grace Z. McAfee was born on November 27, 1947 in Gonzales, TX. Preceding her in death are her parents, Juan Zavala & Elida N. Magallanez and brother, Paul Magallanez. Grace is survived by her husband, Walter McAfee; son, Christopher Ray Rocha; brothers,...
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Virginia Hope Reece

January 4, 1927 - July 7, 2016

Burial arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden Capitol Parks Cemetery.
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