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IBiHHllULllliHliililaalLm mt m~ Page 2C + Hays Free Press February 2, 2011 + CRUMI.EY Ruth R. Crumley, 96, of San Marcos died Saturday, Janu- ary 29, 2011, at St. David's Hospital in Austin. She was born October 26, 1914 to Taylor and Bessie (Gibson) Ramage in Scurry County, Texas, the oldest of nine children. She was currendy a resident at Emeritus of San Marcos, and prior to mov- ing there, she resided in her home on Franklin Drive in San Marco~ She married Horace Crum- ley on May 14, 1932 and lived in Wes.t Texas until March 1941 when they moved with their three children, Gene, Alton and Clyde to San Mar- cos. In August of that same year the forth child, Hilda, arrived to join the clan. Hor- ace began working at Camp Gary when construction was begun on that facility and continued to work in the fire dept. and later as Fire Chief until he retired from civil service. Ruth worked as a doctor's assistant to Dr. R. F. Sowell, Sr. for 19 years. She was active in the VFW, East- ern Star and she and Horace were founding members of the Holland Street Church of Christ. Her parents, her husband, five siblings, one son, Alton, two grandchildren and one great-great grandchild pre- ceded her in death. Survi- vors include C-ene and Moe Johnson of Kyle; Grace Allen Crumley of Odessa; Clyde and Linda Lewie Crumley of Corpus Christi and Hilda and Bill Potsavich of Austin; two sisters; one brother, numer- ous nieces and nephews and a host of friends. Her greatest pleasures were her 15 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and six little ones - great-great grandchildren. Nothing pleased her more than to have one of them on her lap. "Mamaw and Granddaddy" were like "best friends" to all the grandchildren. And what memories the "great-grands" were when it came to dying Easter Eggs. She thoroughly enjoyed her fanuly and the neighborhood little ones as well, they all called her =Mamawf Graveside service was held at Memory Lawn Memorial Park on Tuesday, February 1, 2011 with Pastor Lin Pineland of the Holland Street Church of Christ officiating. The family suggests memorial contributions be given to her favorite charities: Holland Street Church of Christ, Me- dina or Cherokee children's homes or the American Can- cer Society. Dane Vaughn Sullivent, 45, of South Austin went to be with his Lord on January 25, 2011. He was a loving and caring husband and father, and his pass- ing will leave a large hole in many people's lives. He was born in Austin, TX to Truman and Barbara SUl- livent. Dane and Karen were married on March 2, 1996. Dane enjoyed the out- doors, especially hunting and fishing with his father and sons and camping with the family. He was preceded in death by his mother, Barbara and grandparents, Jessie and Cleo Dell Suflivent. Dane is survived by his lov- ing wife, Karen; devoted sons, Travis and Trevor; daughter, Chelsea; father Truman and his wife Rosemary; brothers, Darren of Llano, Trey and his wife Tanya; sister, Deann; grandparents, Willie Mae and Walter Hector; aunt, Edith and uncle Bentley Tyler all of Austin. He is also survived nieces, nephews, cousins, and an abundance of friends. The family received friends Friday, Jan. 28 at Harrefl Fu- neral Home, Austin. Services were Saturday, January 29, 2011 at Woodlawn Baptist Church. Burial followed at Live Oak Cemetery in Man- chaca. KAHOX Martha L. Mattox was born in Liberal, Kansas on Sep- tember 14, 1924 m Samuel John and Marie Ellen Ward LaRue. She passed away peacefully on Monday, Ian. 31 at the age of 86 and was a resident of Kyle. She leaves behind many friends who loved her and will miss her deafly. Graveside Services will be on Saturday, Feb. 5 at 2:00 p,m. at Kyle Cemetery in Kyle. gOffi. Memorial services for Buda resident Charles Kenneth Conley, 79, will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5, at Buda United Methodist Church. Conley passed away Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011, after a heroic fight against cancer. Ken was always a hero, and a gentle man. He loved to sit with visitors in Memory Lane Antiques, which he ran with his wife, Eileen Mary Enos, after taking the business over from his sister in the 1980s. He and Eileen were married Sept. 1, 1979. He had wanted to move back to Texas after his many military jaunts, and came to Buda to take over Memory Lane Antiques from his sister, Dorothy Franks and her husband, Lawrence Franks. Ken would talk to anyone in the store about his love of flyin~ his desire to travel to the wine regions of Europe, and his children and grand- children. Ken was a small-town boy, born Nov. 29, 1931 in Halls- villc, Harrison County, Texas. His love of the country came out as he raised miniature donkeys, pampering them as he hand-fed them and showed them off to visitors. He also had a passion for fishing and hunting. Besides seeing him in Memory Lane Antiques, Ken was also known as the man behind Budafest, serving for more than a decade as the man who registered hun- dreds of vendors each year. Ken was a military man, rising to the rank of Lieuten- ant Colonel in the Marine Corps. He first went into the military as an enlisted man, serving in Korea. He returned to the U.S., went through the Marine Corps Fighter Pilot program and then returned i to Korea as a fighter pilot, and later serving as a pilot in WmtNam. He also served as a military attachd in Jamaica. Ken is fondly remem- bered by his two children, son James D. Coniey of San Diego, CA-, daughter Leigh Ann Coniey Raley of Yucaipa, CA, and grandchildren Elodie Coniey of San Diego, and Nathan and Jesse Raley of Yucaipa, and two stepsons, Matthew Enos of Austin and Mark Enos of California. His beloved niece linda Chancel- lor of Houston and beloved nephew Kirk Faust of Gold- thwaite were also considered "part of the family." The children remember traveling summers to go to "Camp Dad," where Ken took them on many harrowing ad- ventures. His famous words, no matter what the predica- ment? =It was the best thing that could have happened." Ken was predeceased by his parents, Ruby Armstrong Couley and J.H Coniey, and his sister, Dorothy Franks. In Ueu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Buda United Methodist Church and the American Cancer Society. Sony-Schuster "ichad & Karmen Sony are pleased to annonnce .the engagement of their daughmr, Headmr Sony, to Matth~ Schmter, son of Gaff & Susan Schus=r of Ohio. Hea&et, a 2005 HHS gnduate and 2009 Bayior graduate, will become a physi~'s assistant upon graduation from UTMB ill December 2011. Matthew is a 2006 graduate of Bowling Green SU with a Bud- n~ & Histo~ major. Wedding phns arc scheduled for Spring 2012. THANK YOU SHEAR IMPRESSIONS for the use of your parking lot during Sunday morning worship. - 7A ./tt bt C/=,A NO\\ {_)PtdX D-\3 \\ tt:k + Mfl'lU} RBJoRr It was only two weeks ago that Kyle officials broke ground on their new public library. Now the city has a new library director to lead the programs and manage the fac'dity. Kyle dty manager Lanny Lambert announced today that Connie Brooks, Kyle's in- teriin library director for the past 17 months, will now serve in the position permanently. "I'm very excited to have someone with the depth of ex- perience in library administra- tion as Connie Brooks,~ Lam- bert said. =connie's 36 years of experience in libraries across our country, combined with her experience with our Kyle library, make her uniquely qualified for this po- sition." Brooks has served as interim library direc- tor since Septem- ber 2009, when Bill Meats retired from the post. Brooks began her career with the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center at the University of Texas. She has also served with the New York State library where she was the first coo U- glmck It 0ut Continued from pg. 1C SAT, ACT, PSAT, PLAN, and SSAT tests, with the GED to be added soon. When bought for one student, this program starts at $100 per course. All you need to access any of these courses with us is a library card. FOr Mgh school students and adults: Organic Gardening I01 on February 19, 2-4 p.m.: Learn the basics of organic garden- ing with instructor Billy Gray. Art Class for Beginners on February 24, 6- 7:30 p.m.: Come brush up those art skills or learn for the first time with instructor Patti Swanson. Spedal programs coming up: For children: Valentine's Extravaganza on February 12, 11 am.- 3 p.m. Arts, crafts, stories and lunch for children 8 years old and up. Callus or come into register your child. Give us a call at 295-5899 or e-mail us at budalibrar~ budalibrary.org. We look forward to seeing you! Join the Friends of the Buda library:, budalibrary- friends@verizon.net ADWARE SPYWARE MALWARE * VIRUSES On-Site Removal (requires broadband intemet access) Nodon Intomet Secudty and Anli.Vitus 2010 Rebates Available to Previous Owners natorofthenation~sfirststate- standing student award. She wide preservation program, also earned a bachelor of arts She also was responsible for degree in Spanish from Mount several programs with the Holyoke College where she Stanford University Library graduated Magua Cum Laude system while serving as head and was elected into Phi Beta of their preservation depart- Kappa. ment. Brooks has been with "Connie has proven to be the Kyle library since January highly motivated to provide 2008. quality services to the citizens "The opportunity to be a of Kyle through our library," part of building the new li- Kyie Mayor Lucy Johnson brary facility, along with the said. "Under her leadership, expansion of omr programs going into the facility, is a truly once in a lifetime opportunity. I feel so blessed to be able to be a part of it," Brooks said. Brooks has a master's de- gree in library science from the University of'lTexas at Aus- fin where she received an out- and with her vision, our new Kyle Public Library will soon become a model for libraries everywhere to follow." There were over 200 appli- cants for the position from as far away as Washington, Flor- ida, Delaware and the Philip- pines. FARMER Debbie Thames Insurance Agency Awro* HOME LIFE * BOAT HEALTH 251 N.FM 1626 t2C* Bt~da, TX 78610 Office: (512) 312-1917 Fax: 312-0688 F_,m~: d~ImmesOamtinxrx~om Moaday-Ffiday, 9am- 5pro iiii. ~ii: i III IIII .... I III llnlllll F U N A L H 0 M E FM 2770 & KoMerg Crossing ms Kirby, Kyle,TX 7864O in Plum Creek Wdh at No Cost Oz~n~on l~ad/tkma/Y~vlo~ New l~d/d/a~ w/th S 12-268-8200 c--m www.HarrellFuneralHomes.com II I II I I GRANNY'S ATTIC 9322 Highway 183 S * Austin, TX. Resale and Consignment Shop Now co=i ments. Call for more information. 512-243-1195 at i= oes You eaa MAwd! 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