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Daniel Jack Brewer Jr.

Daniel Jack Brewer Jr.

Daniel Jack Brewer, Jr. (Jack) was born on June 15, 1930 to Daniel Jack Brewer and Pearl (Crowder) Brewer.

The family included two sisters, Sandra Simon and Joe Lou Chapman. Jack grew up in west Texas, including Ozona, Del Rio, San Angelo and Brownwood.

He married Mary Katherine Flowers, and they lived on her family ranch near Ozona.

He joined the Army as a young man and went to Germany to help with the rebuilding efforts after World War II. He grew up helping his father as a builder, and he learned rock work and masonry from his father.

He continued as a builder, helping build many of the homes, schools and churches in and around Ozona. He loved his work, and he was very fond of his construction crews.

He was a long-time member of the Ozona First Baptist Church, VFW, and the Masonic Lodge. Later in life, he married Alice Hoy Couch, and they lived in Ozona and Brownwood.

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John Doyle Shaw

John Doyle Shaw

John Doyle Shaw of Barnhart passed away on November 28, 2019. Graveside services were held at Cypress Creek Cemetery, Leakey, Texas, on Saturday, November

30. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 7 at 2 p.m. at the Barnhart Community Center.

Doyle was born August 22, 1943, in San Antonio, Texas. Doyle grew up living in various locations while his father served in the military.

He married Frances Hanson on January 28, 1962, in Uvalde, Texas. They met through Frances’ mother, Oddie Lee, who always said that if she was younger, he would have been the man for her. But, given her age, she was happy to welcome him as her son-in-law.

Doyle enjoyed fishing, panning for gold, his grandchildren and great-granddaughters, and his family and friends. Recently, he was delighted to present a few sermons at his church while they were waiting for a new minister. His church family was very important to him.

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Jacob William Scott

Jacob William Scott

Jacob William Scott, 30, passed away on Thursday, November 28, 2019 at St. David’s Hospital in Austin, Texas after complications from a brain stem stroke.

Jake was born on May 29, 1989 to Darryl and Rita Simmons Scott in San Angelo. He was raised in Fort Stockton, Texas.

Jake married his best friend and love of his life, Park Preddy Scott, on December 17, 2011. Their daughter, Piper Mae, was born September 26, 2012. Jake shared a very special bond with his Piper Mae.

Jake was a talented artist, having his work displayed at San Angelo’s Art in Uncommon Places Pop Art Exhibit. He also used this talent in his career as a hair stylist at ARock Salon.

Jake enjoyed the company of his many friends, loving family, and many pets he and Piper shared through the years.

Jake was a member of the Church of Christ.

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OBIT: John Doyle Shaw

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John Doyle Shaw of Barnhart passed away on November 28, 2019. Graveside services were held at Cypress Creek Cemetery, Leakey, Texas, on Saturday, November 30. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 7 at 2 p.m. at the Barnhart Community Center.
Doyle was born August 22, 1943, in San Antonio, Texas. Doyle grew up living in various locations while his father served in the military.
He married Frances Hanson on January 28, 1962, in Uvalde, Texas. They met through Frances’ mother, Oddie Lee, who always said that if she was younger, he would have been the man for her. But, given her age, she was happy to welcome him as her son-in-law.
Doyle enjoyed fishing, panning for gold, his grandchildren and great-granddaughters, and his family and friends. Recently, he was delighted to present a few sermons at his church while they were waiting for a new minister. His church family was very important to him.

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OBIT: Jacob William Scott

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Jacob William Scott, 30, passed away on Thursday, November 28, 2019 at St. David’s Hospital in Austin, Texas after complications from a brain stem stroke.
Jake was born on May 29, 1989 to Darryl and Rita Simmons Scott in San Angelo. He was raised in Fort Stockton, Texas.
Jake married his best friend and love of his life, Park Preddy Scott, on December 17, 2011. Their daughter, Piper Mae, was born September 26, 2012. Jake shared a very special bond with his Piper Mae.
Jake was a talented artist, having his work displayed at San Angelo’s Art in Uncommon Places Pop Art Exhibit. He also used this talent in his career as a hair stylist at A-Rock Salon.
Jake enjoyed the company of his many friends, loving family, and many pets he and Piper shared through the years.
Jake was a member of the Church of Christ.

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Stella V. Fierro

Stella V. Fierro

Stella V. Fierro, 60, passed away November 7, 2019 at Centennial Hills Hospital in Las Vegas, Nev.

She was born April 22, 1959 in Stanton, Texas.

Stella worked as a domestic engineer for many years and then became a food service manager for over 25 years for Dairy Queen.

Stella was a devoted member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Chruch all of her life. She was a member of Cursillistas, Guadalupanas and the choir.

Preceding her in death were her parents, Juan Aranda Fierro Sr. and Josephine Vela Fierro, brother, Fred Vela Fierro and sister, Sharon Fierro.

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Jonny Glen Jones Johnson

Jonny Glen Jones Johnson

Jonny Glen Jones Johnson, 92, of Ozona, Texas went to be with her Lord and Saviour on November 14, 2019 with her family by her side.

Jonny was born to John Wesley and Maggie Jones in Chillicothe, Texas on October 26, 1927.

Jonny inspired many with her positive and cheerful outlook on life. On May 21, 1951 she married the love of her life, Calvin and they had three children.

Jonny was by nature a creative person, bringing her special touch to everything from painting and drawing to cooking meals for her family and friends. As a renowned artist in West Texas, she has art in 23 states and four countries. She was best known for her contagious smile and bringing to life the stories she told. As a woman of God, she always stood true to her faith. Jonny was devoted to her family and loved spending time with her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and friends.

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James Lee (Jimmy) Barbee

James Lee (Jimmy) Barbee

James Lee (Jimmy) Barbee of Fort Stockton, Texas died in his home on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at the age of 92.

He was born August 6, 1927 in Fort Collins, Colorado. At the age of 17 his mother signed for him to join the Navy as a Seabee. He served in the Navy on two ships, the USS Palaw and the USS Midway. He also served at the Battle of Iwo Jima and Okinawa. Throughout his career he received medals for Good Conduct, China Medal, American Area Asiatic, Pacific Area, Philippine Liberation, European African Area, and the Victory WWII Medal. He finished his Navy career in Norfolk, VA as a deep sea diver. He went on to become a Major in the West Texas Civil Air Patrol, Group 16. He was also a Group Commander, a Colonel, in the Confederate Air Force.

After his military career, he pursued a love of knife making. Barbee Knives became a sought after knife not only in West Texas but also worldwide.

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Marion Lois Ward Childress

Marion Lois Ward Childress

Marion Lois Ward Childress of Ozona, Texas passed peacefully in her sleep on Sunday, November 10, 2019 at the age of 82.

She was born in Malverne, Long Island, New York to Charles Russell and Hildagard Rebekah Haight Ward. She and her older brother Emil Russell were raised in Jordan Village, Waterford, Connecticut. She graduated from Williams Memorial Institute in New London, Connecticut in 1955.

In February of 1960 she met Graham Hugh Childress of Ozona, Texas while he was stationed at the Naval Base in New London, Connecticut. They were married on June 18, 1960 at the Naval Base Chapel in New London, Connecticut. After his Naval career in 1967, they moved to the Block Y Ranch in Dryden, Texas where they settled and started a family.

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Cynthia (Cindy) Ann Hopkins Markley

Cynthia (Cindy) Ann Hopkins Markley passed away at her residence in Cedar Park, Texas, October 21,2019. She was born October 7, 1953 in San Angelo, Texas to Jerry and Jackie Hopkins formerly of Sonora. She is survived by her husband Michael Markley of Cedar Park, sister Ronda Stuart and husband Jeffrey of Ozona, brother Wade Hopkins and wife Carolyn of Dallas. She is preceded in death by her father Jerry Hopkins of Roosevelt, Texas, and nephew Justin Caleb Browne Stuart of Ozona. She is survived by numerous nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. Family will have private service at a later date. Memorials can be made to your favorite charity.

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