Followed by the San Antonio Spurs, Led Zepplin, dominos and life on the beach.Always quick with a smile, Denise lived life with great passion Denise is survived by Bruce Anderson, Rob Watson, Kristopher Watson, step-daughter June Watson, three step-grandchildren, her parents, step-mother Caroll, In-laws Bob and Karen Watson, sister Susan Swartzendruber (Tim) of Kansas and two nephews.Von’s friendliness, kindness and strong work ethic was shown, but not limited to, helping family and friends with “anything that had a motor”.Von was actively involved with Glebe Lodge, Shriners, Masons, American Legion, and Kena Klowns.Mary Ellen was loved by all and will remain in our hearts forever.Nicole Gregston of Austin Texas, Chelsey Therwhanger of California, Colby Therwhanger of Greenwood Texas, Lauren Goldsmith of Midland Texas, Shelli Kunkel of Lamesa Texas, Brannon Therwhanger of Midland Texas, Megan Therwhanger of Austin Texas and Matt Jordan of Greenwood Texas; 11 great-grandchildren, 1 brother Truman Therwhanger of Sulfur Springs Texas; and several beloved nephews and nieces. on Saturday, December 23, 2017 at Pittsburg Avenue Baptist Church, 709 Pittsburg Avenue, Llano, Texas 78643 with Pastor Danny Meegan officiating. Ray, her three daughters, Adrian Peevey and husband James, Rebecca Haynes and her husband James and Cathryn Ray and fiancé Donald Levlon; her four sisters, Donna Mc Cord and husband Greg, Linda Robertson and husband Jesse, Karen Hoerster and husband Jimmy, and Teresa Kassell and husband Leland; her seven grandchildren, Sherry, Branden, Jonas, Jacob, Chance, Joseph and Ethan; her sister-in-law Linda Cobbs, and many nieces and nephews.And true to Von’s nature, he custom built a very small mini-bike to ride while in full “klown” dress, made to ride, rather than walk the miles of parade routes; also, among his many creative inventions was a fabricated vacuum cleaner, for inflating balloon-twisted characters.
In addition to the house, she was an invaluable “farm hand”--raising chickens, milking cows, tending to livestock, growing a garden and many of the other chores of ranch life.
He is also survived by daughter Vickie Wooten of Llano, daughter Sherry Gray Fikes and husband Elliott of Kingsland, son Boyd and wife Caressa of Round Mountain, son Shane and wife Lori of Llano, nephew Randy Gray and wife Janelle of Cherokee, and nephew Mike Gray and Jewel Early of Llano. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Tow, she loved to sew and had made Stanley’s clothes for over 10 years.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, November 28, 2017 from P. She is survived by her husband Stanley Nixon; sons, Randy Nixon and wife Geneva of Camden, Arkansas and Ticen Nixon and wife Sandra of Plainview, Texas; 5 grandchildren, Brandi, Trista, Travis, Ty, and Tad; and 10 great grandchildren.
David is survived by his wife Mildred of 68 years, daughter Janne and husband Mike Livermore of Horseshoe Bay, grandson Jeff and wife Ariel Livermore of Dripping Springs, and sister Juanita Smith of Blanco.
A funeral service will be held Friday, November 10, 2017 at Waldrope-Hatfield-Hawthorne Funeral Chapel at A. with Reverend Rick Cundieff officiating, interment to follow at Llano City Cemetery. A graduate of Everett High School, Pennsylvania, Von proudly served his country in the USAF during the Korean War.
Mary Ellen is survived by a son Thomas Earl Davis of Tow, two daughters Laura Kay Lindley of Mertzon and Clarice Pittman of Llano, two grandsons Logan Kuykendall Davis of Llano and Thomas Jay Shipp of Van Horn, three granddaughters, Staci Rene Williams of New Braunsfel, Laura Lee Johnson of Blanco and Miranda Leigh Tankersley of Mertzon , twelve great grandchildren and one sister, May Beth Evans Chew of Kerrville.