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Brent ROmero

Brent Romero

June 22, 1959

March 30, 2014

Brent Romero, 54, died March 30, 2014 in his mother’s home in Salado.

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John Conners

John Stephen Conners Sr.

July 29, 1922

February 26, 2014

John Stephen Conners Sr., age 91 of Temple, died Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at his residence.  Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 29, at the Salado Civic Center Gazebo in Salado.

John was born July 29, 1922 in Lexa, Arkansas, to John Michael Conners and Susan Elizabeth Armstrong Conners.  He was preceded in death by his sisters; Frances Conners Johnston, Patricia Conners Hetzler and Mary Susan Conners Prude.   

He attended elementary and secondary school in Memphis, Tennessee, graduating from Catholic High School on May 31, 1940, at Immaculate Conception Church.  He was a veteran of World War II serving honorably in the U.S. Army with the 2nd Infantry Division in Rhineland, Central Europe.  

John’s early career was with W.T. Grant Store Company; after their closing he owned and operated Hallmark Card Stores in Williamsburg, Kentucky, and Springfield, Tennessee.  Upon retirement he moved to Texas, living first in Lubbock then settling in Temple.  He continued to work during retirement, until his death, as a salesman for Prellop Fine Art Gallery in Salado, Texas. 

He is survived by his children:  John S. Conners Jr., Austin, Texas; Pamela J. Bush and husband Gary, Lampe, MO; Judith A. Rasmussen and husband Merle, Blue Springs, MO; and John Michael Conners, Brownwood, TX; and eight grandchildren, fifteen great grandchildren, and a number of nieces and nephews who will all greatly miss him.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105

Scanio-Harper Funeral Home of Temple in charge of arrangements.

Captain Stanley L. Frederick

Fort Hood officials have released the name of a Soldier who died March 16, 2014 from a terminal illness in Houston, Texas.

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Marie E. Jackson

Marie E. Jackson 

June 22, 1933

March 9, 2014

Services for Marie E. Jackson will be Thursday, March 13, 2014 at First Baptist Church, Salado at 2:00 PM. Reverend W. D. Broadway will be officiating.

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Zackery Jay Hoover

Zackery Jay Hoover

March 5, 1998

March 9, 2014

A Memorial Service for Zackery Jay Hoover, 16, of Salado will be at 11:00 AM Friday at the 3C Cowboy Fellowship with Brother Robert Whitefield officiating.

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John T. Schahn

February 8, 1934

February 15, 2014

John T. Schahn, 80, of Salado, passed away February 15. 2014 from congestive heart failure. 

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Winifred L. Hawthorne

February 16, 1925

February 12, 2014

Funeral services for Winifred L. Hawthorne, 88, of Temple, will be held at 10:30 AM Saturday, February 15, 2014, at the Taylor’s Valley Baptist Church with Rev. Jeff Loudin and Rev. Scott Matthews officiating.  Burial will follow at the Greathouse Cemetery.

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Alejandro "Alex" Torres Jr.

December 21, 1983

February 6, 2014

Services for Alejandro "Alex" Torres Jr., age 30 of Salado will be Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at St. Stephens Catholic church. 601 F.M. 2268 Salado Texas, officiated by Fr. Aloysius Nzekwe, pastor.

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Staff Sgt. Mahtehwho B. King

FORT HOOD, Texas -- Fort Hood officials have released the name of a Soldier who died Feb. 5 from an apparent gunshot wound in Killeen, Texas.

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