Our Obituaries

Leonor Badillo

April 11, 1942 - October 11, 2015

Leonor S. Badillo, age 73, passed away Sunday, October 11, 2015 following a lengthy illness. Leonor was born in Loraine, Texas to the late Jose and Maria (Esquivel) Sanchez. She was a very devoted and loving wife, mother and grandmother. She loved cooking for her family and her true passion and joy was singing and dancing.Leonor was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Ramon...
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Wanda Fay Davis

July 27, 1928 - October 3, 2015


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Albert Catano Alsides

February 27, 1953 - September 10, 2015

Albert "Po" Alsides, 62, passed away on Friday, September 10, 2015. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at St. Francis Catholic Church with burial following in Elliott-Hamil Garden of Memories Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday evening at 6p.m. with a prayer service starting at 7p.m. at Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home, 542 Hickory St., Abilene. Albert was born...
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Jack Dean Russell

May 11, 1940 - September 10, 2015


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Jeannine Mariette Barron

August 9, 1936 - September 10, 2015


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Nicholas A. Klumb

January 5, 1947 - August 29, 2015


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Hubert Russell Cockerell

June 16, 1951 - August 28, 2015

Hubert Russell Cockerell passed away Friday, Aug. 28, 2015 at his home in Potosi. Born June 16, 1951 in Breckenridge, Texas, he was the second son of Everett and Louise (Pendleton) Cockerell. According to his wishes, Hubert will be cremated. Visitation will be held Monday, August 31, 2015 from 10am to 11am at Bethel Assembly in Anson with a memorial service starting at 11:00 a.m. Cody...
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Teresa Trinidad Villarreal

February 6, 1935 - August 25, 2015


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Dana Margolies

August 29, 1948 - August 20, 2015


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Leora Dill

September 2, 1922 - August 19, 2015

Leora "Lee" Dill, 92, passed away on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at her home in Abilene, TX. Graveside services will be 10:00a.m., Saturday, August 22, 2015 in Elmwood Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home, 542 Hickory St. Visitation will be from 5 to 7p.m., Friday, August 21, 2015 at the funeral home. Leora was born on September 2, 1922 to the late Kay and...
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Casaundra Washington

April 13, 1977 - July 25, 2015

Casaundra Nicole Jones-Washington, affectionately known as "Cole"; a resident of Abilene, TX, passed away Saturday, July, 25, 2015. Cole was born April 13, 1977 in Abilene to Bracy and Cecelia Jones, she was 38 years old. Cole, a graduate of Abilene High School also received her Bachelor's degree in Education from Abilene Christian University which in turn enabled her to receive her Teaching...
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Margaret Shumate

February 9, 1941 - July 7, 2015


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Eloise Daniel

April 9, 1922 - July 2, 2015

Eloise Berry Daniel, age 93, passed away Thursday, July 2, 2015. Eloise was born in Baird, Texas on September 9, 1922 to the late Ode and Ella Lois (Ivy) Berry. She was the granddaughter of Andrew Jackson Berry who fought along side Sam Houston in the Battle at San Jacinto where Texas won it's independence in 1836. She loved traveling and spending time with her cousins. She was preceded...
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Kenneth W. Sheene

June 22, 1938 - June 30, 2015

Kenneth Sheene, 77, died Tuesday, June 30, 2015. Graveside services will be 9:30a.m., Tuesday, July 7, 2015 in Abilene Municipal Cemetery under the direction of Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home, 542 Hickory St. Visitation will be Monday, July 6, 2015 from 6:00 to 8:00p.m. at the funeral home.
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John Kleinsak

December 3, 1939 - June 19, 2015


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Georgia M. Shifflett

December 31, 1932 - June 18, 2015

Georgia Tarrants Shifflett of Abilene, TX passed away at home on June 18, 2015. The family will receive friends from 6pm to 8pm Friday, June 26, 2015 at the Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home, 542 Hickory Street. A Memorial Service will be held 11am Saturday, June 27, 2015 at the First Christian Church, 1420 N. 3rd Street. Georgia Mae, born December 31, 1932 in Cumby, TX, was the beloved only child of...
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Alford Wesley Stewart

July 18, 1919 - June 14, 2015


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Janet Evelyn Yeager

March 3, 1940 - June 7, 2015

Janet Evelyn Yeager, 75, passed away on Sunday, June 7, 2015. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 11, 2015 at Baker Heights Church of Christ, 5382 Texas Ave, Abilene. Burial will follow at 12:00 p.m. at the Texas State Veterans Cemetery, 7457 W. Lake Rd., Abilene. A visitation will be held from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home, 542...
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Cleta Faye Scifres

October 14, 1932 - May 9, 2015

Cleta Faye Scifres, age 82, passed away May 9, 2015. Cleta was born October 14, 1932 in Parker County, Texas to the late John Adam and Addie Mae (Ballard) Neagle. On November 8, 1952, she married Jessie B Scifres in Judd, Texas. They moved to Abilene in 1963. She was a longtime member of Southern Hills Baptist Church, serving as both church clerk and secretary. Throughout the years, she and...
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Gloria Lee Bell Sears

August 4, 1933 - April 16, 2015

Gloria Lee Bell Sears, 81, passed away on Thursday, April 16, 2015 in Abilene, TX. Graveside services will be held at 2:00p.m. on Monday, April 20, 2015 in Brock Cemetery, Brock Texas under the direction of Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home, 542 Hickory St. Visitation will be Sunday, April 19, 2015 from 2:00p.m. to 6:00p.m. at the family residence, 2057 Anson Ave., Abilene, TX. Gloria was born on...
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Alice LaVerne Hiser

April 9, 1933 - April 9, 2015


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Dan Tom Stoker

September 7, 1935 - April 9, 2015


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Patricia Ann Warren

May 23, 1936 - April 1, 2015

Patricia Ann (Johnson) Warren, 78, passed away on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 in Abilene. Funeral services will be 2:00p.m., Monday, April 6, 2015 at Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home Chapel of Memories, 542 Hickory St. Visitation will be this evening, Saturday, April 4, 2015 from 6:00p.m. to 8:00p.m. at the funeral home. Patricia was born on May 23, 1936 to Ira Johnson, Sr. and Lillie Mae Stevens. She...
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Ronald Dean Wellborn

February 21, 1933 - March 28, 2015

Ronald Dean Wellborn, 82, passed away on Saturday, March 28, 2015 in Abilene, TX. Graveside services will be held at 1:00p.m., on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 in the Elliott-Hamil Garden of Memories Cemetery, 5701 Hwy 277 South.Ronald was born on February 21, 1933 in Lubbock, TX to Carlton and Eleanor Struve Wellborn. He was a very talented builder and worked in the steel building industry. Ronald...
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Jill Scifres

December 28, 1966 - March 22, 2015

Jill Scifres, 48, passed away on Sunday, March 22, 2015 in Abilene. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at Southern Hills Baptist Church, 1741 Edgemont Dr., with Rev. Gary Lawrence officiating. Burial will follow in Elmwood Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home, 542 Hickory St. Visitation will be this evening, Tuesday, from 6:00p...
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Domingo Leija

September 14, 1947 - March 19, 2015

Domingo "Mingo" Leija, 67, passed away on Thursday, March 19, 2015 in Abilene. Funeral services will be 10:00a.m., Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at St. Francis Catholic Church with burial following in the Tye Cemetery under the direction of Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home, 542 Hickory St. Visitation will be 6:00p.m. Tuesday evening with a Rosary starting at 7:00p.m. at the funeral home.Domingo was born...
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Iva Jo White

December 22, 1927 - March 18, 2015

Iva Jo White, passed away on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 in Abilene. Mrs. White was 87 years old. Funeral services will be at 10am on Monday, March 23, 2015 at Grace Methodist Church where she was a faithful member for over 60 years. James Holman will be officiating. Burial will follow in Potosi Cemetery under the direction of Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home, 542 Hickory St. Visitation will be from 6...
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Claude Lanny Fisher

November 2, 1952 - February 5, 2015

Claude Lanny Fisher, 62, passed away on February 5, 2015 at his home in Abilene, TX. A private memorial service is planned for family members only at a later date. Local arrangements were handled by Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home, 542 Hickory St. You may view and sign the guest book at www.communitymemorialfh.com
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Shirley Ann Kirkland

December 14, 1934 - February 4, 2015


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Mary Ophelia Browning

April 11, 1932 - January 19, 2015

Mary Ophelia Murphy Browning, 82, of Tuscola passed away on Monday, January 19, 2015. The family will receive friends at a visitation on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 from 6 to 8pm at Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home 542 Hickory Street. Funeral services will be Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 10am at Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home Chapel of Memories with burial following in Rose Hill Cemetery, Merkel, TX. Mary...
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Mary Emma Little

December 25, 1921 - January 18, 2015

Mary Emma Little, 93, passed away on Sunday, January 18, 2015 in Abilene, TX. Graveside services will be 11:00a.m., Wednesday, January 21, 2015 in Mt. Marion Cemetery, Strawn, TX under the direction of Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home, 542 Hickory St., Abilene. Visitation will be this evening, Tuesday, January 20, 2015 from 6:00 to 8:00p.m. at the funeral home. Mary was born December 25, 1921 in...
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Joe Don Walker

July 18, 1949 - January 17, 2015

Joe Don Walker passed away on Saturday, January 17, 2015 at his residence in Merkel. A visitation will be held on Monday, January 19, 2015 from 5:00p.m. to 7:00p.m. at Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home, 542 Hickory St., Abilene. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, January 20, 2015, at 2:00p.m. in the funeral home Chapel of Memories. Joe Don was born in Lovington, New Mexico on July 18, 1949 to...
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Roy L. Randolph

June 2, 1920 - January 7, 2015

Roy L. Randolph, 94, passed away on Wednesday, January 7, 2015 in Abilene, TX. Graveside services will be 1:00p.m., Tuesday, January 13, 2015 in Abilene Municipal Cemetery under the direction of Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home, 542 Hickory St. Visitation will be from 9:00a.m. to 11:00a.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home prior to the graveside service. Roy was born on June 2, 1920 to the late Louis J....
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Harvey Hickam

April 12, 1930 - January 4, 2015

Harvey W. Hickam, 84, passed away on Sunday, January 4, 2015 at a local hospital in Abilene, TX. Graveside services will be 2:00p.m., Friday, January 9, 2015 in Cedar Hill Cemetery under the direction of Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home, 542 Hickory St. Visitation will be Thursday evening, January 8, 2015 from 6:00 - 8:00p.m. at the funeral home.Harvey was born on April 12, 1930 in Littlefield, Texas...
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Wanda Joy Snider

January 24, 1930 - January 4, 2015

Wanda Joy Snider, 84, passed away on Sunday, January 4, 2015 at a local hospital in Abilene, TX. Graveside services will be 2:00p.m., Friday, January 9, 2015 at Elmwood Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home, 542 Hickory St. Visitation will be Thursday evening, January 8, 2015 from 6:00 - 8:00p.m. at the funeral home.Wanda was born on January 24, 1930 in Ranger...
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Jay Gemberling

October 14, 1985 - December 29, 2014

Revelations 21:4 "And God shall wipe away all the tears. there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain; for former things are passed away." The angels rejoiced as James Jay Gemberling was called home on Monday, December 29, 2014 in Abilene. A visitation will be held today, Wednesday, December 31, 2014 from 8:00a.m. - 5:00p.m. and also on Friday,...
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Donald Joseph Wilder

January 3, 1944 - December 26, 2014

Donald Joseph Wilder, age 70, passed away December 26, 2014 at a local hospital. He was born January 3, 1944 in Winters, Texas to Raymond and Wilma Self Wilder. Donald worked at Wilder Tire Company for many years and served in the U.S. Army. He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Christy Dawn Wilder and brother, Tommy Wilder. Survivors include his grandsons, Aaron Johnson and Colton...
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Georgeann Fann

May 9, 1938 - December 25, 2014

Larry Bruce and GeorgeAnn Fann (affectionately known as Oompa and Granny), went to be with their Lord and Savior on Thursday, December 25, 2014 following an auto accident. Larry was born January 26, 1938 in Greenville, TN and GeorgeAnn was born May 9, 1938 in Durant, OK. They were both dedicated, joyful servants of the Lord and faithful devoted members of the Hope4Life Church, where Larry...
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Larry B. Fann

January 26, 1938 - December 25, 2014

Larry Bruce and GeorgeAnn Fann (affectionately known as Oompa and Granny), went to be with their Lord and Savior on Thursday, December 25, 2014 following an auto accident. Larry was born January 26, 1938 in Greenville, TN and GeorgeAnn was born May 9, 1938 in Durant, OK. They were both dedicated, joyful servants of the Lord and faithful devoted members of the Hope4Life Church, where Larry...
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Rita Whitworth McDougal

September 3, 1952 - December 22, 2014

Rita Whitworth McDougal, 62, passed away on Monday, December 22, 2014 in Abilene. Services will be held at 1:00p.m. on Friday, December 26, 2014 at the Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home Chapel of Faith, 5701 Hwy 277 South with Jason Hudson officiating. Burial will follow in Elmwood Memorial Park under the direction of Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home. Visitation will be Friday morning, prior to the service...
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Dale Pruitt

November 6, 1918 - December 20, 2014

Dale Pruitt, 96, set sail to be with her heavenly father on Saturday, December 20, 2014. She suffered a stroke on December 12th. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, December 23rd at 11:30 a.m. at the Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home, 5701 Hwy 277 S., Abilene. Funeral services will follow the same day as visitation at the funeral home chapel at 12:30 p.m. Burial will be at Rose Hill Cemetery in...
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John R. Burch

March 16, 1924 - December 6, 2014

John R. Burch, Jr, age 90, passed away December 6, 2014. John was born March 16, 1924 in Temple, Texas to John and Stella (Carter) Burch. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Edwina Francis Burch; second wife, Dorothy Burch; son, James T. Burch; daughter, Brenda S. Martinez; son-in-law, Charles R. Trimble; two sisters and one brother. John is survived by his daughters, Doris Trimble of...
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Mary Beatrice Montgomery

February 10, 1941 - December 5, 2014

Mary Beatrice Montgomery, 73, passed away on Friday, December 5, 2014. A visitation will be held on Tuesday, December 9, 2014, at the Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home , 542 Hickory St., Abilene, from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. A committal service is scheduled at 1:00 p.m. following the visitation at the Texas State Veterans Cemetery, 7457 W. Lake Rd., Abilene. Mary Beatrice was a born again Christian...
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John Wesley Holmes

September 4, 1958 - November 12, 2014

John Wesley Holmes, 56, of Abilene passed away on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at a local hospital. Graveside services will be held in Centerpoint, Texas on Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 2:00p.m. under the direction of Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home, 542 Hickory St.John was born on September 4, 1958 in Alamogordo, NM and moved to Abilene in 1968. Preceding him in death were his parents, Daniel...
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Dennis Mayo Williams

August 16, 1952 - November 11, 2014

Dennis Williams, 62, passed away on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 in Abilene, TX. Gravside services will be held on Monday, November 17, 2014 at 2:00p.m. in the Elliott-Hamil Garden of Memories Cemetery. Viewing will be from 10:00a.m. to 1:00p.m. on Monday; prior to the graveside service, at Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home, 5701 Hwy 277 South.
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Bobby Joe Wakham

November 11, 1947 - November 10, 2014

Bobby Joe Wakham, 66, passed away on Monday, November 10, 2014 at his residence in Abilene, TX. The family will have a visitation on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 from 6:00p.m. to 8:00p.m. at Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home, 542 Hickory St., Abilene, TX.
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James Andrew Amos

August 16, 1932 - November 10, 2014

James A. Amos, Sr., 82, passed away on Monday, November 10, 2014 in Abilene, TX. Graveside services will be held at 3:00p.m. on Friday, November 14, 2014 at the Texas State Veterans Cemetery under the direction of Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home, 542 Hickory St. Visitation will be Thursday evening from 6:00p.m. to 8:00p.m. at the funeral home. James was born in Hickman, KY to Angeline (Cross) and...
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Edwin Lee Chappell

August 27, 1931 - October 25, 2014

Edwin Lee Chappell was born in El Paso, Texas, August 27, 1931, and died in Abilene, TX, on October 25, 2014. He is survived by his wife and best friend of sixty years, Laura; daughters, Lee Chappell of Amarillo, TX, Laura Spence and husband Jerry of Abilene, TX, and Kim Feinberg of Albuquerque, New Mexico; his adoring grandchildren and their families, Grady Parr and wife Shelby with their...
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Nita Mae Leggett

August 28, 1935 - October 17, 2014

Nita Leggett, 79, went to Heaven on Friday, October 17, 2014. A celebration of her life will be held at Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home, 542 Hickory Street, Chapel of Memories, in Abilene, TX on Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 2:00 PM.Nita was preceded in death by her son, Brent Leggett. She is survived by her daughter, Lesha Leggett, and son and daughter-in-law, Shawn and Shanice Leggett. She was...
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Calvin James Hudson

April 3, 1933 - October 16, 2014

Calvin James Hudson, 81, passed away Thursday, October 16, 2014 surrounded by his loving family in his home. The family will receive family and friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, October 20th at Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home, 542 Hickory Street, Abilene. Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday, October 21st at the Elliott-Hamil Chapel of Memories. Burial will follow in the Texas State...
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Ruth Eleanora Rodgers

September 18, 1925 - October 7, 2014

Ruth Eleanora Tull Rodgers died October 7, 2014 at a local nursing home. She was born September 18, 1925 in Mexia, Texas to Dr. Raymond H. Tull, Sr. and Ruth Wallace Tull. Ruth's family moved to Abilene, Texas in the mid-1920's where she graduated from high school. While attending Tarleton College she met and married the love of her life, Weldon R. Rodgers. A daughter Tonya was born to them and...
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Albert W. Medlin

August 8, 1948 - September 28, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Community Memorial Funeral Home, Abilene, TX.
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Cynthia Ann Biddy

September 21, 1954 - September 26, 2014

Cynthia Ann "Cindy" Biddy, age 60, passed away Friday, September 26, 2014 in Abilene. She was born September 21, 1954 in Dallas, Texas. Cindy was preceded in death by her sister, Margie Dobbins; brother, Jack Biddy; grandmother, Ruby Allen and aunt, Christine Price. Survivors include her father, George C. Biddy and his wife Wanda; mother, Frances L. Isbell and her husband Frankie; three sons,...
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Paul Paul Garcia

October 1, 1926 - September 25, 2014

Paul Garcia, 87, passed away Thursday, September 25, 2014 in Abilene, TX. Funeral services will be 10:00a.m. on Monday, September 29, 2014 in Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home Chapel of Memories, 542 Hickory St. with burial following in the Cedar Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday evening from 5:00 to 7:00p.m. at the funeral home. Paul was preceded in death by his wife, Victoria H. Garcia; and...
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Yolanda Cuellar

March 16, 1955 - September 19, 2014

Yolanda Cuellar, 59, went to be with our Lord on Friday, September 19, 2014 in Abilene, Texas. Yolanda was born in Laredo, Texas but lived in Abilene for the majority of her life.Yolanda was a benevolent caregiver to her parents, siblings, daughter, and her grandchildren. Her generous demeanor and vivacious spirit towards life made her a best friend and mother figure to her younger siblings....
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Ina Irene Parsons

March 8, 1920 - September 14, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Community Memorial Funeral Home, Abilene, TX.
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Kenneth J. Irwin

January 17, 1957 - August 17, 2014

Kenneth J. Irwin passed away August 17, 2014 at Abilene State Supported Living Center. Chaplain Bill Spencer will officiate a funeral service to honor Kenneth on Thursday, August 21st at 10:00 in the chapel at Abilene State Supported Living Center. Burial to follow at the State Supported Living Center Cemetery. Arrangements under the care and direction of Community Memorial Funeral Home, Abilene...
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Billy R. Tibbs

August 22, 1955 - August 8, 2014

Billy R. Tibbs, age 58, of Abilene went home to be with the Lord Friday, August 8, 2014, surrounded by his family. A memorial service will be announced at a later date. Services entrusted to Community Memorial Funeral Home.Billy was born August 22, 1955 in Waco, Texas to Connally B. Tibbs, Jr. and Johnnie F. Cluck Tibbs. He has been a resident of Abilene since 1962. Some of his favorite past...
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Jerry Williams

July 27, 1945 - July 26, 2014

Jerry Lynn Williams, 68, passed away on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at his residence in Abilene, TX. Funeral services will be 2:00p.m., Friday, August 1, 2014 at Pioneer Drive Baptist Church with Jeff Reid officiating. Burial will follow in Elmwood Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Community Memorial Funeral Home. Visitation will be Thursday evening from 5:00p.m. to 7:00p.m. at Elliott...
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Misty Marie Stewart

December 26, 1963 - July 26, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Community Memorial Funeral Home, Abilene, TX.
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Hazel Irene Hanson

September 26, 1929 - July 11, 2014

Irene Hanson, age 84, of Abilene passed away July 11, 2014 at an area care center. A graveside funeral service will be held at 10 AM on Monday, July 14, 2014 at Oplin Cemetery. Jamey McCravey will officiate. Services are under the care and direction of Community Memorial Funeral Home.Mrs. Hanson was born September 26, 1929 to Archie James Rhodes and Gladys Bailey Rhodes in Paris, TX. She...
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Mary Catarina Aranda

November 25, 1933 - July 7, 2014

Mary C. Aranda, 80, passed away on Monday, July 7, 2014 at a local hospital in Abilene, TX. Funeral services will be 10:00a.m., Thursday, July 10, 2014 at St. Francis Catholic Church with burial following in Cedar Hill Cemetery under the direction of Community Memorial Funeral Home. Rosary will begin at 6:30p.m. on Wednesday evening at Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home, 542 Hickory St. with a...
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Paula Guerrero

May 1, 1927 - July 5, 2014

Paula Guerrero, 87, passed away on Saturday, July 5, 2014, at a local medical center in Abilene, TX. Funeral service will be 11:00a.m., on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at the Elliott-Hamil Chapel of Memories, 542 Hickory St., Abilene. Interment will follow in the Elmwood Memorial Park under the direction of Community Memorial Funeral Home. Visitation will be Tuesday evening from 6:00p.m. to 8:00p.m...
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Etta Laverne Gray

November 22, 1937 - July 4, 2014

Etta Laverne Gray, age 76, passed away in Big Spring, TX on July 4, 2014. She was born in Longworth, Texas to James Avery and Bessie Opal Andrews. She will be dearly missed by her loving family. Visitation will be at Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Graveside Service will be at Maryneal Cemetery on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.
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Destry Dale Rhodes

April 9, 1954 - June 30, 2014

Destry "Dusty" Dale Rhodes, 60, passed away on Sunday, June 30, 2014 at his residence in Abilene, TX. Graveside services will be 2:00p.m., today, Tuesday, July 1, 2014 in the Central Cemetery, 5 miles east of Hawley, TX with Rev. Louis Johnson officiating under the direction of Community Memorial Funeral Home, Abilene, TX. Visitation will be today from 12:00p.m. to 1:00p.m. at the Elliott-Hamil...
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Terry Dell Faulkner

March 7, 1968 - June 26, 2014

Terry Dell Faulkner, 46, passed away on June 26, 2014 at a local hospital in Abilene, TX. Memorial services will be held at 2:00p.m. on Sunday, July 13, 2014 in the Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home Chapel of Memories, 542 Hickory St., Abilene, TX with burial following in the Rochester Cemetery, Rochester, TX. Terry was born on March 7, 1968 in Big Spring, Texas, the first son of Linda Penman Faulkner...
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Frances Manning

May 7, 1944 - June 22, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Community Memorial Funeral Home, Abilene, TX.
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Eddie Michael Bilger

May 22, 1947 - June 17, 2014

Eddie Michael Bilger, 67, passed away Tuesday, June 17, 2014. Services will be at 11 AM Saturday, June 21, 2014 at Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home, 542 Hickory Street, Abilene, Texas.Eddie was born April 22, 1947 in Abilene, Texas to Edward and Frances Bilger. Eddie married Carolyn Rear on November 10, 1978.He is survived by his wife Carolyn, three sons, one daughter, sixteen grandchildren, and seven...
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Felix Homer Dill

August 28, 1944 - June 15, 2014

Felix Homer Dill Jr., 69, of Abilene, Texas passed away Sunday, June 15, 2014 after battling a lengthy illness at Northern Oaks Nursing home with close family by his side. Homer was born August 28, 1944 in Oakland, California to Felix Sr. and Annie (Ann) Dill. After his first birthday, his parents moved to Abilene, Texas; which is what he called home for the majority of his life. ...
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Patrick Shawn Messenger

October 15, 1979 - June 6, 2014

Patrick Messenger, 34, of Abilene, died Friday, June 6, 2014 at his home. Visitation/viewing will be at South Pointe Church, 3050 Buffalo Gap Rd., Saturday, June 14, 2014 from 12:00p.m. to 2:00p.m., followed by funeral services at 2:00p.m. with Matt Taylor officiating. Burial will follow in Rule Cemetery , Rule, TX, under the direction of Community Memorial Funeral Home, 1443 N. 2nd St. Patrick...
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Larry D. Fuller

April 1, 1964 - May 9, 2014

Larry Daniel "Dan" Fuller, 50, passed away Saturday, May 10, 2014 in Abilene. Graveside services will be held at 10:00a.m., today, Tuesday, May 13, 2014 in the Hawley Cemetery with Wilson Bishop officiating under the direction of Community Memorial Funeral Home, 1443 N. 2nd St., Abilene. Serving as pallbearers will be Mike Elrod, Wesley Elrod, Mike Breaux, Richie Breaux, Floyd Bishop, Marty...
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Evelyn Diane Jones

April 1, 1940 - May 8, 2014

Evelyn Diane Jones, 74, of Abilene, passed away on Thursday, May 8, 2014 at a medical facility in Mansfield, TX. Funeral services will be at 11:00a.m. on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at Bethel Church of God in Christ, 634 Cottonwood St., Abilene, TX. Burial will follow in the Elliott-Hamil Garden of Memories Cemetery, under the direction of Community Memorial Funeral Home, 1443 N. 2nd St. Abilene. ...
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Velma Velma Steward

May 20, 1930 - May 2, 2014

Andra Velma "A.V." Steward, 83, passed away on May 2, 2014, at a local medical center. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 6, 2014 in the Community Memorial Funeral Home Chapel, 1443 N. 2nd St., with her son, Pastor Charles Idleman officiating. Burial will follow in the Dudley Cemetery, under the direction of Community Memorial Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 12:00-2:00 p.m....
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Mae Bell Clark

February 1, 1931 - April 6, 2014

Mae Bell Harris Clark, 83, passed away Sunday, April 6, 2014 at her son's home in Merkel. Funeral services will be held at 1:30p.m. on Thursday, April 10, 2014 at Community Memorial Funeral Home Chapel, 1443 North 2nd Street in Abilene, with burial following in Cedar Hill Cemetery under the direction of Community Memorial Funeral Home. Visitation will be held 6:00pm to 8:00pm on Wednesday at the...
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Christopher David O'Hern

January 5, 1981 - April 1, 2014

Christopher "Chris" O'Hern, 33, passed away Tuesday, April 1, 2014 in Stephens County. Memorial services will be held at 2:00p.m. on Monday, April 7, 2014 at Faith Baptist Church, 2300 S. 20th St. in Abilene, with Brother Steve Parker officiating under the direction of Community Memorial Funeral Home. A luncheon will be served at 12:30p.m., prior to the memorial service at the church...
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Tryzale Bolden

October 4, 1988 - March 14, 2014

Tryzale Bolden, 25, passed away on March 14, 2014 at a local medical center in Abilene. The family will be planning a memorial service at a later date. Arrangements were handled by Community Memorial Funeral Home, 1443 N. 2nd St., Abilene, TX.Tryzale was born on October 4, 1988 in San Antonio, TX to Bobby Bolden and Jacqueline Gammage. She attended public schools and was employed as a certified...
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Vicki Lynn Stout

November 12, 1950 - March 8, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Community Memorial Funeral Home, Abilene, TX.
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Treva Wells

March 5, 2014

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Norma Jean Smith

April 20, 1928 - February 19, 2014

Norma Jean Carr Smith, 85, passed away Wednesday, February 19, 2014, at Wisteria Place Nursing Center after a lengthy illness. Graveside services will be 10:30a.m., Saturday, February 22, 2014 in Hamby Cemetery with her son-in-law, Mike Patrick presiding. Visitation will be 6:00 -7:30p.m., Friday at Community Memorial Funeral Home, 1443 N. 2nd St., Abilene.Norma was born on April 20, 1928, in...
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Kimberly Beth Williams

September 12, 1969 - February 9, 2014

Kimberly Beth Williams, 44, passed away Sunday, February 09, 2014, at her residence in Abilene. Graveside services will be 1:00p.m. Thursday, February 13, 2014 in the Tye Cemetery under the direction of Community Memorial Funeral Home 1443 N 2nd St., Abilene. Visitation will be Wednesday evening from 6 to 8p.m. at the funeral home. Kim was born on September 12, 1969 in Abilene, TX. She worked...
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Pauline Loza Reyes

February 9, 1928 - February 8, 2014

Pauline Loza Reyes, 85, passed away Saturday, February 08, 2014, in Abilene. Services will be 10:00a.m. Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at St. Francis Catholic Church with Deacon Marc Main officiating. Burial will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery under the direction of Community Memorial Funeral Home, 1443 N. 2nd St., Abilene. Visitation will start at 6:00p.m. on Tuesday evening with a Rosary...
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Harvey L. Gerard

February 7, 1920 - February 3, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Community Memorial Funeral Home, Abilene, TX.
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Callie Oneta Price Davis

March 18, 1935 - January 30, 2014

Callie Oneta Price Davis, 78, passed away Thursday, January 30, 2014 at a local medical center. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, February 6, 2014 at Community Memorial Funeral Home Chapel, 1443 N. 2nd St., Abilene. Burial will follow in Drummond Cemetery, 252 County Road 316, Abilene, TX, directed by Community Memorial Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at a...
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Suzan Marie McKee

April 14, 1953 - January 27, 2014

Sue "Suzan" Marie Ryan McKee, 60, passed away Monday, January 27, 2014 at her residence in Abilene. Memorial services will be held at 10:30a.m., Friday, January 31, 2014 at the Abilene State Supported Living Center Chapel with Chaplain Bill Spencer officiating. Services are under the direction of Community Memorial Funeral Home, 1443 N. 2nd St., Abilene. Suzan was born on April 14,...
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Daniel Hal Cape

January 14, 1957 - January 26, 2014

Daniel Hal Cape, 57, passed away Sunday, January 26, 2014 at his residence in Abilene. Memorial services will be held at 1:30p.m. on Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at the Abilene State Supported Living Center. Services are under the direction of Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home, 542 Hickory St., Abilene.
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Woodrow Wilson Bearden, Jr.

September 10, 1945 - January 24, 2014

Woodrow "Woody" Bearden Jr., 68, of Hawley, passed away Friday, January 24, 2014, at a local nursing center in Abilene. Memorial services will be at 11:00a.m., Monday, January 27, 2014 at Community Memorial Funeral Home, 1443 N. 2nd St. Woody was born on September 10, 1945 in Anson, TX. He served his country in the U.S. Navy in Vietnam. He married the love of his life, Gloria June Hallmark, on...
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Regie L. Barr

September 1, 1937 - January 15, 2014

Regie L. Barr, 76, passed away Wednesday, January 15, 2014 in Abilene. Graveside services will be 2:30p.m., Sunday, January 19, 2014 in Pioneer Cemetery on Hwy 36, Pioneer, TX. Arrangements were handled by Community Memorial Funeral Home, 1443 N. 2nd St., Abilene.Regie was born on September 1, 1937 to John Watson and Rosetta Clark Barr, Sr. in Wheeler, Texas. He attended public schools and...
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Sylvia Sue Thrasher

September 6, 1947 - January 13, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Community Memorial Funeral Home, Abilene, TX.
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Peggy Lynn Maddox

July 14, 1950 - January 3, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Community Memorial Funeral Home, Abilene, TX.
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Janace L. Tally

March 31, 1937 - December 20, 2013


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Bobbye Jean Burgess

March 9, 1931 - December 20, 2013

Bobbye Jean Burgess, 82, formerly of Abilene, passed away Friday, December 20, 2013, at a nursing facility in San Angelo, Texas. Graveside services will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, December 27, 2013, in Abilene City Cemetery with Jim Henegar officiating, directed by Community Memorial Funeral Home, 1443 North 2nd Street, Abilene. The family will receive friends at a visitation from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m....
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Patricia Ann Copeland

November 1, 1943 - December 20, 2013


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Alisia Faye Villarreal

October 15, 1963 - December 14, 2013


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Bessie Irena Lindsey

October 28, 1933 - December 4, 2013

Bessie Lindsey of Abilene, formerly of Toney, Alabama, died Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at a Ft. Worth hospital. The family will receive visitors on Friday, December 6, 2013 from 7:00-8:00p.m. at Texas Avenue Baptist Church in Abilene. A memorial service is scheduled for Saturday, December 7, 2013 at 4:00p.m. at Texas Avenue Baptist Church with Pastor David Humber officiating. Arrangements were...
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Franklin Lee Gipson

December 8, 1952 - December 3, 2013

Franklin Lee Gipson, 60, passed away on December 3, 2013 at a local medical center in Abilene. Arrangements were handled by Community Memorial Funeral Home, 1443 N. 2nd St., Abilene, TX.Franklin was born on December 8, 1952. He was a carpenter by trade and served his country in the United States Army.He is preceded in death by his parents; Herman Gipson and Ruth Geraldine Cawyer; and a daughter...
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Jackie Lee DeLeon

April 8, 1994 - December 1, 2013

Jackie "Bubba" DeLeon, 19, passed away Sunday, December 1, 2013 in Dallas, TX. Graveside services will be 1:00p.m., Monday, December 9, 2013 in the Elliott-Hamil Garden of Memories Cemetery, 5701 Hwy 277 South under the direction of Community Memorial Funeral Home. Visitation will be prior to the service on Monday from 10:00a.m. - 12:00p.m. at Community Memorial Funeral Home 1443 N. 2nd St.,...
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Doratha Iola Webb

January 25, 1923 - November 21, 2013

Doratha Iola Webb, 90, passed away Thursday, November 21, 2013, in the comfort of her own home. She is now walking in the arms of her Savior. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 26, 2013, in Potosi Cemetery, directed by Community Memorial Funeral Home, 1443 North 2nd Street, Abilene. The family will receive friends at a visitation from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday,...
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Ann Helene Hill

October 3, 1948 - November 19, 2013


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Mason Robert Zachry

November 19, 2013 - November 19, 2013

Mason Robert Zachry, infant son of Bridget Zachry, passed away on Tuesday, November 19, 2013 in Abilene. Graveside services will be 2:00p.m., Saturday, November 23, 2013 in the Potosi Cemetery with Rev. Bob Lindley officiating under the direction of Community Memorial Funeral Home, 1443, N. 2nd St., Abilene. Mason is survived by his mother, Bridget Zachry; grandparents, John and Debra Hill;...
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Marcia Juana Caprice McPherson

November 21, 1945 - November 17, 2013

Marcia "Marcy" McPherson, 67, went to be with the Lord Sunday, November 17, 2013 at her residence in Abilene. Memorial services will be 2:00p.m., on Saturday, November 23, 2013 at Zion Lutheran Church, 2801 Antilley Rd., under the direction of Community Memorial Funeral Home, 1443 N. 2nd St., Abilene. She was born Nov. 21, 1945, in Santa Cruz, California, daughter of the late Richard...
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