Mary Frances Ellisor left this world peacefully to be with her Heavenly Father on May 17, 2010 after a brief but courageous battle with MDS. She was born in Eve r g r e e n , Texas on March 29, 1934, the s e c o n d of four c h i l d r e n of Fannie McCants W a r r e n and John Willie Warren. Preceeding her in death are her parents, sister Maxine Ellisor, brother and sister-in-law Bernice and Irma Warren and son Ronnie Earl Ellisor. Remaining to cherish her memory are Alton Ellisor of Huntsville, her husband of 56 years, son Larry Ellisor and wife Jane of New Waverly, son Keith Ellisor and wife Sheryle of Huntsville and daughter Peggy Barron and husband Jerre of LaPorte, TX. Also surviving is her brother J.W. Warren and sister-in-law Jewel of San Saba and brother-in-law Arlie Ellisor and wife Angie of Huntsville. She will be dearly missed by grandchildren Derl Ellisor and wife Stephanie, Stacy McCann and husband Scott, Christopher Cook, Jeffrey Cook and Sara Beth Ellisor- Kutscher and husband Paul. Her fi ve great-grand children, Stephany, Sarah and Sierra Mc- Cann and McKailah and Jordan Ellisor brought her much joy. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Mary Frances lived her life with dignity and grace, and instilled the importance of tolerance, understanding and family in her children. She was an active member of Pine Valley Baptist Church. We will all miss her sense of humor and welcoming hugs. Funeral services were held Thursday May 20 at the funeral home with Brother Bob Hunt offi ciating, and interment will follow at Boswell Cemetery in Huntsville. Pallbearers are Jerre Barron, Derl Ellisor, Scott McCann, Paul Kutscher, John Lee Warren, Greg Warren, Bill Laney and Wayne Ellisor. Honorary pallbearers are Judge James Mature, Christopher Cook, Jeffrey Cook and Jordan Ellisor. The family wishes to thank the doctors and staff of the Cancer Treatment Center of America, Tulsa and the doctors and 7th fl oor nurses at Hillcrest Medical Center, Tulsa, OK for their wonderful care. We especially want to thank Travis Loafman and Keith Shelley with Ventura EMS for bringing Mom safely home so she could spend her last day with her family and friends, and Marty Hearn with Odyssey Hospice for her care and compassion. Those wishing to leave memorial condolences for the family may do so at www.shmfh. com
David Raymond Hoepfl was born on June 1, 1947 in Houston, Texas and passed away on April 27, 2010 in Kingwood, Texas surrounded by his family. He was preceded in death by his parents, Hubert and Agnes Hoepfl . He is survived by his exwife, and caregiver, Pat Hoepfl Lorenz and husband, Ronnie; sons, Shawn Hoepfl and wife, Lorna of Shepherd, Texas, Shannon Hoepfl of Shepherd, Texas; daughter, Tanya Hoepfl of Kingwood, Texas; grandsons, Tyler Hoepfl , Brayden McElfresh and Matthew Willhoite; granddaughter, Meagan Willhoite. A private memorial service will be held with burial at Farley Chapel Cemetery, Shepherd, Texas.
Matthew Edward Holloman, born Oct. 18, 1990 in Houston, died on April 7, 2010 in Coldspring. He is survived by his parents, Rev. Phil and Sherry Runge; brothers and sisters, Mark Holloman Jr., Tabitha Holloman, Elizabeth Hol-loman, Jonathan Runge, Kyle David Schuhsler, Phil Runge Jr., Susie Runge and Stacey Pate and husband Richard; nieces and neph-ews, Drew Pate, Stephany Delong and husband Daniel, April Raggett and husband Cory and Leslie Runge; great-nephew, Connor; grandparents, Darlene Manning, Reba Halverson and Lester Runge; special friend, Andrew Sword and numerous other relatives and friends. Pallbearers were Andrew Sword, Paul Ballard, Jonathan Runge, Warren Sword, Randy Petty and Zachary Watson.