Darryl Brent Walker, 55 of Brownwood

Darryl Brent Walker, age 55, of Brownwood went to his eternal home to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, March 29, 2020.

A Celebration of Life for Darryl will be announced at a later date once all the social distancing orders are lifted. His full obituary will be released at that time.

Online condolences for the family are encouraged at this time at www.blaylockfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements are under the direction of Blaylock Funeral Home of Brownwood.

2020-03-30T17:13:37-05:00March 30th, 2020|Obituary Posts|

Jesus Rodriguez, 61 of Brownwood

Jesus Rodriguez, age 61, of Brownwood, passed from this life on Friday, March 27, 2020 in Brownwood.

He is survived by his wife, Maria Rodriguez of Brownwood; children, Jose Isaac Rodriguez and wife Monica of Brownwood, Armando Rodriguez of Brownwood, Janet Greenhaw and husband Jamison of Brownwood, granddaughter, Eliana Roadriguez, special daughter, Desa Barcenas; brother, Guadalupe Rodriguez, three sisters, Sylvia Salinas, Juanna Ruiz and Maria Oliva.

The family will gather for a private family graveside service.  The family plans to have a public memorial service at a later date.

Condolences can be offered to the family online at 

2020-03-28T17:10:53-05:00March 28th, 2020|Obituary Posts|

William Lee (Bill) Thedford, 86

William Lee (Bill) Thedford, 86, of Early, passed away on March 26, 2020 in Brownwood.

Bill spent his life in service to others.  He was a career educator and coach until his retirement in 2001. He was a member of the Early Church of Christ for more than 40 years, serving as a deacon & elder.  He was also a dedicated member of both the Kiwanis Clubs of Pecan Valley and Clyde.

Family was vitally important to him and he enjoyed full, rich relationships with them. He loved going to church, watching football & Fox news, playing dominos with […]

2020-03-28T17:37:42-05:00March 28th, 2020|Obituary Posts|

Brenda Neal Arons, 59 of Brownwood

Brenda Neal Arons, age 59, of Brownwood passed away Thursday, March 26, 2020, at St. David’s Hospital in Austin.

Brenda will be laid to rest Wednesday at Eastlawn Memorial Park with Private Family Graveside Services. Online condolences for the family are encouraged at www.blaylockfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements are under the direction of Blaylock Funeral Home of Brownwood.

Brenda is survived by her husband, Les Arons of Brownwood; daughter, Lexi Neal of Brownwood; grandson, Gabriel Valdez; and 3 brothers, Freddy Washburn and wife Susan of Temple, Joe Washburn and wife Barbara of Temple, and Ronnie Washburn of Belton. She is also survived by numerous nieces, […]

2020-03-30T12:46:51-05:00March 27th, 2020|Obituary Posts|

Eddie Cardiel, age 90 of Brady

Eddie Cardiel, 90 of Brady, passed away Friday, March 27, 2020 in Brady.

Due to current guidelines regarding gatherings from the State of Texas, the CDC and local officials, the following will apply for services.

Private graveside services will be held for Eddie.

Eddie will lie in state for public viewing Tuesday, March 31, from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon. Current social distancing recommendations will be observed and the number of visitors will be limited to 10 at any given time. Services entrusted to Leatherwood Memorial Chapels in Brady.


Son – Aristeo “Eddie” Cardiel and wife Sandra of Brownwood

Daughter – Patricia C. Ruiz of […]

2020-03-27T17:04:32-05:00March 27th, 2020|Obituary Posts|

Wanda Estes, 88 of Mineral Wells

Wanda Estes, age 88, of Mineral Wells, died Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at her residence.

A private family graveside service will be held at the Shields Cemetery with Rev. Lee Jackson, pastor of Central Baptist Church in Bonham, officiating.  Services are entrusted to Stevens Funeral Home, 400 W. Pecan Street, in Coleman.

She is survived by her children, Cleta Kay Jacobs and husband J.L. of Weatherford, Joe Wayne Estes and wife Connie of Bonham, Vicki Estes of Mineral Wells; her sisters, Sue Ellen Stepp of Shingletown, California, Dena Swepton of Redding, California; seven grandchildren; and multiple great-grandchildren.

Remembrances and condolences can be expressed […]

2020-03-27T10:32:16-05:00March 27th, 2020|Obituary Posts|

Doris Parker Hughes, 98

Doris Parker Hughes, 98, passed away March 25, 2020 in Amarillo, Texas.  Doris, the youngest of four children, was born October 6, 1921, in Brownwood, Texas to William “Willie” Louis Parker and Carrie Una Gilley of Early.

She is survived by Linda Hughes Croft of Houston, Texas; Donlee Hughes (Kathy) of Harper, Texas; and Janice Hughes Newton (W.J. “Wib”) of Amarillo, Texas; grandchildren Aimee Smitherman (Eric) of Chula Vista, California; Daniel Croft of Houston, Texas; Jared Newton of Amarillo, Texas; and Colton Newton of Austin, Texas.

A private graveside service will be held March 29, 2020 with burial in Jenkins Springs Cemetery […]

2020-03-26T16:07:33-05:00March 26th, 2020|Obituary Posts|

Margaret Keith of Brownwood

Margaret Keith went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, March 23, 2020.  She will be laid to rest next to the love of her life, Edmund Keith, at Eastlawn Memorial Park in a private ceremony on Saturday, March 28, 2020.

Margaret is survived by her sons Bryan Keith and wife Elaine, Kevin Keith and wife Shea; grandchildren Justin, Jessica, Jamie, Cayenne, Kyla, Madison and Abby; seven great grandchildren; sisters Bobbie Petty and husband Stephen and Hazel Billings; and numerous nieces, nephew, cousins and friends.

Margaret loved deeply and was deeply loved.  She will be missed by those whose […]

2020-03-26T15:55:35-05:00March 26th, 2020|Obituary Posts|

Martin ‘Marty’ Donham, 70 of Santa Anna

Martin “Marty’ Donham of Santa Anna, Texas passed to be with his Lord on Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 5:29 am at Care Nursing and Rehab in Brownwood, Texas at the age of 70 years.

A Private Family graveside will be held at the Santa Anna Cemetery with Rev. David McLean and Rev. John Stanislaw officiating.  Interment will follow with services under the direction of Henderson Funeral Home of Santa Anna.

Memorial services will be held at a later published date and time.

Wife – Mary Donham of Santa Anna, Texas
3 Sons
2020-03-27T23:15:46-05:00March 26th, 2020|Obituary Posts|

Griff Mack McConal, Jr., 87 of Cross Plains

Griff Mack McConal, Jr., 87, of Cross Plains, Texas passed away on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 in Cisco, Texas.

Sadly, due to COVID-19 restrictions, the family will have a private funeral service at Higginbotham Funeral Home Chapel with Tom Merryman officiating. Burial will follow at Cross Plains Memorial Park in Cross Plains, Texas.

You are, however, welcomed to show your love and support by lining main street (with social distancing in mind) after the funeral service on Friday, March 27.

The funeral procession will be leaving the funeral home after 2:30 to head to Cross Plains Memorial Park.

Please join everyone as they honor […]

2020-03-26T11:08:56-05:00March 26th, 2020|Obituary Posts|