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+ Page 2C COMMUNITY Hays Free Press February 17, 201 6 II + BEARD Genevieve Lorrain Beard was born Sept. 25, 1921 and passed on Ill ,eb.., F :I I 2016. She !iii~~ ~!!i " was born in Okmul- gee, OK and came to Texas as soon as she could. She was the mother of Barry Beard, Joan Blackstone, Scott Beard, and KayVance, as well as grandmother and great- grandmother of many. She made many great friends at the Buda se- nior center, Buda Baptist Church, Buda Methodist Church, Lytton Springs Methodist and Baptist Church. A memorial service will be held at Buda Baptist Church at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 20. Contributions are welcome to be sent to the Onion Creek Senior Center. CONSIER On January 6, 2015 Jonah ]ames Consier made his well an- ticipated entrance into the world. Starting from his very first moments, he was all smiles, especially while being held by big broth- er Boaz (Bo). Whereas Bo would do everything with his father ]on, Jonah was always in his mother's arms. People often mentioned the looks of adoration that he would constantly show Marisol. Jonah was the perfect addition to Jon, Marisol, and Bo's family. At three months old, after a trip to the emergency room due to a rash and fever, his family was notified of elevated levels of liver enzymes. This eventually led to his diagnosis of Glycogen Storage Disease Type IV. It was quickly made known that a liver transplant was his only option. Over the next six months, Jonah's life consisted of countless doctors appointments and multiple hospital stays, yet there was never any outward appearance of illness. Marisol and Jonah were together constantly as she nursed, held and slept next to him every night. His contagious smile and exciting hand gestures made the thought of this disease disappear. After a routine appointment at Texas Children's Hospital in late January 2016, Marisol and Jon were notified of an available liver. In preparation for surgery, initial evaluation showed complications with the organ and, as such, surgery was cancelled. Jonah's condition quickly became worse. Since Jonah always showed signs of good health it was unapparent of how sick he actually was. In the early morning of February 14, 2016 the Lord entered Jonah's hospital room and embraced him with open arms. Jonah is survived by his loving parents Jon and Marisol; big brother Boaz; grandparents Nelda and Archie Montemayor, Brenda and Bruce Consier; Aunt Caridad Montemayor and Uncles Archie Montemayor, Josh (and wife Kirby) Consier and Austin Consier. The family welcomes friends for a visitation period on Friday, February 19 from 6-8 p.m and a memorial service celebrating Jonah's life will be held on Saturday, February 20 at 2 p.m. Location for both services will be held at Harrell Funeral Home, 1715 Kirby Lane in Kyle, Texas. In lieu of flowers the family asks for donations be sent to the Association for Glycogen Storage Disease. www. agsdus.org FLETCHER Mary Agnes (Sally) Fletcher, age 71, long time resident of Drift- wood, Texas, passed away sud- denly on Tuesday, Febru- ary 9, 2016. Sally was blessed with a large and lov- ing family and will be fondly remembered as a devoted sister, wife, mother and grand- mother. She worked as the attendance clerk at Pleasant Hill Elementary for many years before retiring from Austin Independent School District. Sally enjoyed spending time with her family and was actively involved with her church and community. She loved reading, quilting, baking, and volunteering her time to others. She spent many hours working for the Buda Lions Club, Driftwood Community Center, Food Pantry and various church ministries. Sally was a true daughter in Christ, a humble servant and an example for others to follow. She will be dearly missed by her loved ones, who know she is at peace with the Lord. She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Agnes Rosipal; her brothers, Richard, Cyril, and Johnny; brothers-in-law, Sylvester Brosch and Jim Merck; nephew, Gilbert Rosipal; and niece, Janet Archibald. Sally is survived by her loving husband of 50 years, Jim; her three daughters, Becky Ivey and her husband, David, Sandee Khoury and her husband, Fredrick, and Paula Baker and her husband, Brandon; seven grandchildren, John, Adam, Jacy, Jordan, Kaylee, Jaden, and Bryce; four brothers, Gilbert, Paul, Herbert and Joe; five sisters, Isabelle, Mary, Gabriele, Trudy and Carolyn; and many cousins, nieces and nephews. The family received friends from 7-9 p.m. on Sunday, February 14, 2016, at St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church in Dripping Springs. A rosary was recited at 7:30 p.m. A funeral mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 15, 2016, at St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church. Interment will be in Driftwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family is asking that memorials be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Society at St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church, 26160 Ranch Rd. 12, Dripping Springs, Texas 78620. Condolences may be sent at: www. HarrellFuneralHomes. corn . HOLDEN Leo V. Holden, age 95, of Austin, passed away Tuesday, February 9, 2016. Leo attended St. Elmo Elementa- ry School and gradu- ated from Buda High School in 1938. He was a lifelong member of Manchaca Baptist Church. Leo served in the 8th Air Force and was a gunner on B-17s in the Europe- an Theater in Germany from 1941-1945. After the service, he delivered bread for Buttercrust and was a Personnel Manager for Quickwash. Leo retired to become a rancher. Leo was preceded in death by his wife of 67 years, Martha Jo Holden, as well as six sisters and three brothers. He is survived by his brother, Arnold Holden, and wife, Lucille; numerous nieces, nephews and a host of friends. The family received friends from 9-10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, at Manchaca Baptist Church. A funeral service followed at 10:00 a.m. Interment was in Live Oak Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Holden Family Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 963, Manchaca, TX 78652 or Manchaca Baptist Church or a favorite charity. Condolences may be sent to: www. harrellfuneralhomes. com. WEAKS LindaWeaks, age 70, of Kyle, Texas passed away on February 11, 2016 with her son War- ren Travis Cox by her side. Linda was born May 2, 1945 and left this became the patient life to go home to be caretaker of her mother with her heavenly father after she also relocated February 11, 2016. to Texas. Linda was the Linda particularly daughter of Dovie enjoyed gardening, and DustyWeaks of cooking, and nurturing Indianapolis, Indiana. old and new friendships. After completing high She was preceded in school, she studied to death by her husband, become a nurse. She Warren Cox; her parents, provided skilled, loving Dovie and DustyWeaks; care to the patients in and sister-in-law, Brenda the ICU at University Hartleroad of Oklahoma Methodist Hospital in City, OK. Indianapolis. During Linda is survived by that time, she made the her son, Warren Travis lifetime friends: Hollie Cox of Kyle, TX; brother- Collier and Chattie in-law, Jerry Cox and Stratton. his wife Anita of Liberty, She married Warren MS; and sister-in-law, Even Cox, her beloved Nancy Pongratz and her husband of thirty-two husband Mike of San years, and moved to Marcus, TX. Texas during the early The date of Linda's eighties where Linda memorial service to be enjoyed her life as a held at the Buda-Kyle mother and dedicated Church of Christ is and loving wife. Linda pending. Texas Crossword and Sudoku sponsored by Texas Lehigh , LP iii iiiiiii 2 1_ ~,~:~ .......................... llili!iiii!il!!iii!i ~:,~:.~ ~:.~:.~:.~:~:.~:. ......................... iiii i i!iili i ............. 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