Obituaries

Tommy Wayne Watts

28 September 1943 - 14 August 2016

Tom Watts, a citizen of Smithville, Texas, since the year 2000.  After a year-long battle with cancer, he went home to his Lord on Sunday, August 14, 2016. He left this world surrounded by his wife, his friends, and his family.

Colleen Ruth Renfro Wilson

26 July 1928 - 7 August 2016

Colleen Ruth Renfro Wilson passed away peacefully on August 7, 2016, in Highland, Utah, while being comforted by her adoring daughter Vicky Wilson and surrogate daughter, Janea Johnson.

William Laney Littlejohn

8 August 1941 - 4 August 2016

He's Found His Peaceful Place. William Laney Littlejohn of Houston, TX passed away August 4, 2016 of long term illness.

 

George Joseph Anthony Homolka

28 January 1938 - 2 August 2016

George Joseph Anthony Homolka, Ph.D., passed away on August 2, 2016 in Pelhrimov, Czech Republic. His family, friends and community celebrated his life and mourned his passing at his funeral in Želiv Monastery Cathedral the following week. He was buried in the family crypt below the Chapel of the Fourteen Auxiliary Saints at Zámek Březina, Kraj Vysočina, Czech Republic.

Dr. R. L. Sam Carstens

1 August 2016

Dr. R. L. (Sam) Carstens died Monday, August 1, 2016 at age 94. He was the son of Ava E. Kulow and Fred A. Carstens. He graduated from Iowa State College in 1943 with a degree in Civil Engineering.

Dr. Paul B. Mossman

10 July 1923 - 31 July 2016

Dr. Paul B. Mossman passed away peacefully with his wife, Ann by his side Sunday, July 31, 2016.

Laurene Ann Opdyke

8 January 1945 - 30 July 2016

Laurene Ann Opdyke passed away at home Saturday, July 30, 2016.  Laurene, a Registered Nurse, was born January 8, 1945 at Allentown, Pennsylvania, to Milton Souders and Pearl Mary Tolan.

Ronald Dean Morris

4 February 1954 - 20 July 2016

Ronald Dean Morris was born in Muskogee, Oklahoma, he was the son of Lucille (Hunter) Morris and late Deacon Willie Morris. Ron received his Bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering from University of Tulsa and his Master’s degree in Business Administration from Tulane University.

Michael Albert Banville

15 July 2016

Michael Albert Banville, 76, died on Friday, July 15, 2016 at the Kindred Home in Yuma, AZ following a long battle with Alzheimer's Disease.

Edward Eboch

12 July 2016

Edward Eboch died July 12, 2016, at his home in Chandler, AZ, at the age or 77. He was diagnosed with stomach cancer Thanksgiving weekend 2015.

Mary J. Juszczak

24 March 1921 - 8 July 2016

Mary J. Juszczak, age 95, of the Leisure Village West Manchester died at her home on Friday, July 8, 2016.

Guy Smyth

25 November 1926 - 2 July 2016

The adventure ended July 2, 2016 when Guy, 89, died the way he wanted, in his home, surrounded by his three daughters. Guy was born on November 25, 1926, in Amarillo to Guy Everett Smyth and Evelyn Pitts Smyth. Lying about his age, he joined the Navy at the age of 17 to serve his country during World War II.