Ronald Haptonstall, 85, of Marlin, Texas, passed away Tuesday, November 5, 2019 in Waco, Texas. Graveside service will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, November 9, 2019 at Hillcrest Cemetery in Marlin, Texas.
Adam Christopher Perez, 33, entered this world on July 11, 1986 and left this world on November 1. 2019 at his home in Austin, Texas. A visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 7, at Bellmead Funeral Home at 809 LaClede St., with a Rosary to begin at 7:00 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, Nov. 8, at St. Jerome Catholic Church in Waco. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery. A reception lunch will be held for family and friends at St. Jeromes Catholic Church in the Mother Teresa Hall.
Adam graduated from Midway High School in 2004. He attended and received his Pharmacy Tech license at McLennan Community College, in addition he attended Texas State Technical and Austin Community College as well. Adam worked for HEB 15 plus years and was beloved by all.
Adam is survived by his parents, Robert and Rachel Golson, Ignacio and Janie Perez; sister, Sonya Perez; brothers, Nick Perez and Colt Golson; grandparents, Joe and Paula Gonzalez, Ignacio Sr. and Sarah Perez, Bill and Marilyn Golson, Larry and Jerry Mattlage; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, cousins and friends.
Adam was smart, quirky, funny, one speed, kind, passionate, and a host of all other wonderful gifts that God blended together.
Doris Faye (Luedke) House, passed away Tuesday, November 5, 2019.Services will be 1:00 p.m., Saturday, November 9, 2019, at First Evangelical Church, 6347 Interstate 35 South, Robinson, Texas 76706, with Pastor Richard Rust officiating. Burial will be at Waco Memorial Park. Visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Friday, November 8, 2019 at Bellmead Funeral Home.
Doris was born October 27, 1944 to Lydia Ella (Mueller) and Paul Daniel Luedke, Sr. in Waco, Texas. She lived and worked in Waco all her life and attended Waco Schools graduating from Waco High in 1963. She retired from the VA Regional Office.
Doris was preceded in death by her husband, Scoville House, Sr., and her parents.
She is survived by her children, John H Zanter Jr. and wife, Tammy, DeAnna Seale, and Brian Zanter and wife, Mary; step-children, Scoville "Buddy" House, Jr. and wife, Teresa, Randy House and Kim Allen, Darlene House Adams and husband, Mike, and Sherry Zanter; 22 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; siblings, Norma Luedke, Paul Luedke Jr., Linda Perry, Ronnie Luedke and wife, Joy, Shirley Barber and husband, Billy; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Justin Seale, Colby Zanter, T.J. Millsaps, Christopher Cox, Zachary Cox and Corey Crouch.
Filton Douglas Meadows, 92, of Hewitt, Texas died Wednesday, November 6, 2019. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, November 9, 2019, at Grace Gardens Funeral Home in Woodway, with The Rev. Scott Rhodes officiating. Interment will be 2:30 p.m., Saturday, November 9, 2019, at Waco Memorial Park. A visitation with the family will be one hour before the Funeral Service.
Filton was born June 27, 1927 on a farm near Ocee, Texas, to Sam and Stella Meadows. He graduated from Waco High School and then served two years in the U.S. Navy. He was honorably discharged with the rank of Petty Officer Third Class. He then served four years in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was honorably discharged with the rank of Staff Sergeant.
Filton was a machinist, taking great pride in his work. He worked for Rocketdyne in McGregor, Bell Helicopter in Ft. Worth, Marathon Battery in Waco and part time at Triangle Tower in Waco. He was a member of the Brazos Meadows Baptist Church in Hewitt, Texas, and a lifetime member of the DAV organization.
Filton was married to Mary Kathryn Williams with whom he had three children. He later married Gloria Holcek Riddle.
Preceding Filton in death are his parents and brother, Bobby Neal Meadows.
Filton is survived by his wife, Gloria Meadows; two sons, Jerry Meadows and wife, Marsha, of Georgetown, TX, Mike Meadows and wife, Cyndi, of Robinson, TX; daughter, Nancy Beegle and husband, Lynn, of Spring, TX; step-daughter, Mary Coker and husband, Duane, of Lott, TX; sister, Doris Lurie O'Connell of Houston, TX; beloved grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Jackie "Jack" Bennett Holder, 83, of Mart, passed away November 3, 2019 in Waco. Visitation will be from 9:00 to 10:15 a.m., Saturday, November 9, 2019, in the Groesbeck Funeral Home Chapel, 1215 E. Yeagua, Groesbeck, TX 76642. Graveside services will follow at 11:00 a.m., at Kirk Cemetery.
Jackie was born February 23, 1936, to Russell Holder and Lilla Taylor Holder, in the Ben Hur community. He attended Ben Hur Elementary School, Mart Junior High and Mart High School, where he met the love of his life, Mary Martha David. He went on to attend Texas A&M University and graduated in 1958 with a degree in Agricultural Economics. He married Mary Martha on June 6th, 1958, and they were married for 61 years.
Jackie worked for John Deere most of his career. They lived in Brownwood and El Paso but spent most of their John Deere years in Dallas.
Jackie retired to Mart in 1991. He was a life-long deacon and church leader in Dallas, Plano and First Baptist Church of Mart.
Jackie enjoyed working in the yard and always had an amazing garden. In his retirement years, he continued his education and received a certification as a Master Gardener. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and his two basset hounds.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Martha Holder of Mart; daughter and son-in-law, Jana Leigh and Bob Kincaid of Katy; son and daughter-in-law, Jeff and Debra Holder of Plano; grandchildren, Chris Kincaid and wife, Kelley, Courtney Kincaid, Claire Motley and husband Josch, and Anna Holder; and great-grandson, Caleb Bennett Kincaid. Also, he is survived by his brother, Jimmie R. Holder of Bryan and numerous nieces and nephews.
Jackie's generous heart and endearing smile will be forever missed. In lieu of flowers, please make your charitable contributions to First Baptist Church of Mart.
Laurie Larue Tsuchiya, 55, of Waco, went to be with her Lord and Savior, having passed away peacefully at her home in China Spring, Saturday, November 2, 2019, after four years of struggling against cancer. A celebration of Laurie's life will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, November 16, 2019, at Lake Shore Funeral Home. A short gathering of family and friends will take place following the service. Please dress casual.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that contributions be made to Fuzzy Friends of Waco and/or The LaVega Pirates Education Foundation in memory of Laurie Tsuchiya (www.piratesfoundation.org) or call 254-299-6729.
D'Airse Kevion Holder, passed away Friday, November 1, 2019. Visitation will be held from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m., Friday, November 8, at Serenity Life Celebrations, 112 S. 35th St., in Waco. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, November 9, at Life Cathedral Worship Center, 1301 Webster Avenue, in Waco.
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John Griffis passed away Wednesday, November 6, 2019. Services will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, November 11, at First Baptist Church Waco, with Dr. Matt Snowden officiating. Visitation will be 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., Sunday, November 10, at Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey Funeral Home.