Austin Obituaries

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  • 12 hrs ago | via The Clifton Record Online 

    Joe Morris Birdwell

    Joe Morris Birdwell, 85, of Clifton, passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2015 in Hamilton, after a long illness.


  • Yesterday | via The Wichita Eagle 

    Jeremy Brown, Scott Weiland & the Wildabouts gui...

    Musician Jeremy Brown, a guitarist for Scott Weiland & the Wildabouts, died a day before the release of the band's debut album. He was 34 years old.


  • Wednesday Mar 25 | via Burnet Bulletin 

    Robert LeRoy McAnally

    Robert "Bob" LeRoy McAnally, 86, of Dripping Springs, died on Tuesday, March 17, 2015. A memorial service was held Thursday March 19, 2015, at 3 p.m. in Marble Falls at Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home.


  • Tuesday Mar 24 | via KXAN-TV Austin 


    The Senate is likely to call to the floor and debate a bill to lower the franchise tax. Many lawmakers say they strongly dislike the tax, and there could be an attempt to get rid of the bill completely.


  • Tuesday Mar 24 | via Cycle News 

    RIP Dane Westby

    Road racer Dane Westby passed away on Monday, March 23, as a result of injuries suffered in a streetbike accident in his hometown of Tulsa, Oklahoma. According to sources, Westby was en route to his parents' home at the time of the crash.


  • Tuesday Mar 24 | via Motorcycle USA 

    Dane Westby Dies in Streetbike Crash

    Following a motorcycle crash in Tulsa, Oklahoma on Monday night, March 23, 2015, local news stations announced that a motorcyclist had lost his life. It's now been confirmed that rider was AMA Superbike racer Dane Westby.


  • Tuesday Mar 24 | via 

    Hector Jaime

    Hector Jaime, 50, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 22, 2015 at his residence after a sudden illness. He was born in Alice, Texas on January 14, 1965 to Isabel and Bersabe Jaime.


  • Monday Mar 23 | via MTV 

    A$AP Rocky Gets Emotional Talking About A$AP Yams' D...

    A$AP Rocky has plenty to look forward to this year, including the release of his sophomore album, A.L.L.A ., but 2015 began on a painful note for the Harlem rapper, with the sudden death of A$AP Yams - the creative mastermind behind the A$AP Mob, and someone who he will always remember as a brother. News of Yams' death sent shockwaves across the rap community on Jan. 18, when members of the mob confirmed that the 26-year-old, born Steven Rodriguez, had passed away.


  • Sunday Mar 22 | via Daily Journal 

    Margaret Mae Lisby, Franklin

    Margaret Mae Lisby, 89, passed away Saturday, March 21, 2015, at Johnson Memorial Hospital in Franklin. She was a resident of Franklin.


  • Sunday Mar 22 | via Times Herald-Record 

    VC alums, bandmates, brothers talk disabilities

    MONTGOMERY – Before the gigs with groups like the Indigo Girls and the upcoming recording with Joan Baez, Dominic and Sean Kelly's first big performance came when they were 5 years old. In front of schoolmates at Berea Elementary, the twins spoke of their own and their triplet brother Paul's experiences with cerebral palsy.


  • Sunday Mar 15 | via 

    SXSW crash survivors waiting for help

    A Trimble Tech High School alumna badly injured in a fatal crash that killed her boyfriend at the South by Southwest music festival in Austin last year hasn't received much help from a victim's fund, a year later. Curtisha "Tish" Davis, 19, suffered a broken neck, arm and leg after a man fleeing police plowed through a barricade and crashed into festival-goers on March 13, 2014, killing four and injuring more than 20. Her boyfriend, De'Andre Tatum, 18, died in a Austin hospital two weeks later.


  • Thursday Mar 12 | via Canon City Daily Record Newspaper 

    Annie's Mailbox: Sister betrays sibling's trust when...

    Dear Annie: My sister and I traveled independently to Nebraska in order to care for our mother after she was hospitalized. We were there for two months, taking turns sleeping on an air mattress by her bed.


  • Thursday Mar 5 | via Lockhart Post Register 

    Lawrence Schaefer

    Lawrence Schaefer, 80, of Lockhart, passed away on Feb. 27, 2015. He was born on Nov. 27, 1934 in Niederwald, Texas to Egon and Lillie Schaefer.He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Yolanda Schaefer; two brothers, Rudolph and Hilbert Schaefer; and sister, Lillian Schaefer.


  • Thursday Mar 5 | via Mount Vernon Optic-Herald 

    Dudley M. Thomas

    Funeral services for Dudley M. Thomas will be at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 8 at the First United Methodist Church of Mount Vernon.


  • Wednesday Mar 4 | via 

    Adelina G. Pena

    San Diego, Texas- Adelina G. Pena, lovingly known as "Lillie", joined her husband and daughter in the heavenly journey with our Lord on March 2, 2015 after celebrating her 95th birthday. Lillie, a loving and giving wife, daughter, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt and friend, was born on March 1, 1920 in the ranch community called "La Copita" in Concepcion, Texas to Ramon D. and Leonor S. Garcia where she grew up and went to school.


  • Wednesday Mar 4 | via The Wilson County News 

    Lloyd Allen Luker

    Found: Male Heeler dog, on County Road 307, La Vernia, very friendly to people and other dogs. If he's yours call 830-391-5046.


  • Wednesday Mar 4 | via Burnet Bulletin 

    Jessie D. Martin

    Jessie D. Martin, 91 passed away on Feb.18, 2015. She was born in Pottsboro, Texas, on Aug. 18, 1923, to parents George and Virginia Mattheuss.


  • Sunday Mar 1 | via The Daily Gazette 

    Charles E. Stomberg

    He was born Jan. 24, 1953, in Oregon, the son of Charles and Donna Jean Stomberg. He was a longtime maintenance employee at Woodhaven Lakes near Sublette.


  • Feb 27, 2015 | via Austin American Statesman 

    Richard Finnell, early Shiva's Headband drummer, die...

    Richard Finnell, who played drums with pioneering Austin psychedelic rock band Shiva's Headband in the late 1960s before embarking on a journalism career that included many years as the adviser of the University of Texas student newspaper The Daily Texan, died Saturday, Feb. 21, at his home in Austin. He was 69. Born in McAllen, Finnell graduated from the University of Texas and was a member of Shiva's Headband when the group recorded "Take Me to the Mountains," a 1969 release on Capitol Records that was one of the first major-label releases to come out of Austin.


  • Feb 26, 2015 | via Insight News 

    Reflections: James Shelton Jr.

    Mr. Shelton, Jr. was born Nov. 12, 1937 to the late James Shelton, Sr. and the late Alma Shelton of Metarie, La. Formerly married to Joyce Berfect Shelton, Shelton Jr. is survived by their five children William Welden , Monica Wendell, Alicia Warren and Wolanda Shelton.