Funerals

June 24, 2022

 

Ruby Florence “Flo” Yoakum, age 86, died at her home on Monday June 20, 2022, in La Grange. A graveside service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, June 24, at the Liberty Community Cemetery, in Liberty, Texas. Phillips and Luckey in Rockdale.

 

Funeral services for Shirley Jean Franklin, age 68, of Giddings are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Friday, June 24, 2022, at Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings. Burial will follow in the Giddings City Cemetery in Giddings. Visitation will be held on Friday, June 24, 2022, from 7:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. at Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings. Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings.

 

Linda Joan Hering, age 74 of Cyclone, died on Monday, June 20, 2022. Visitation will be held on Friday, June 24th, 2022, from 8:30 am to 9:30 am at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Cyclone with rosary at 9:30 am, Funeral Mass will follow at 10:00 am. Burial at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Westphalia. Hewett-Arney Funeral Home of Temple.

 

Douglas Moehnke, age 70, died at his home on Friday, June 17, 2022. Funeral services will be held at the St. John Lutheran Church in Thrall on Friday, June 24, 2022, at 10:30 AM. Burial at the Taylor City Cemetery. Providence Funeral Home in Taylor.

 

Alice A. Sulak, age 91, of Temple, died on Monday, June 20, 2022, at a local care center. Alice was a longtime proprietor of Sefcik Hall in Seaton, former musician having played the saxophone and accordion, played with the “Jerry Haisler and the Melody 5” and “Adele and the Music Masters”, was in the Texas Polka Music Hall of Fame and Texas Dance Hall Preservation Lifetime Achievement Recipient. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 25, 2022, at 10:00am at Seaton Brethren Church followed by burial at Seaton Cemetery. Visitation will take place on Friday, June 24, 2022, from 5:30pm to 8:00pm at the funeral home. Scanio-Harper Funeral Home Temple.

 

Funeral services for Gary Sims, age 70 of Lexington, are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 25, 2022, at Lexington United Methodist Church in Lexington. Graveside services will follow in the I.O.O.F Cemetery in Georgetown at 2:00 p.m. Visitation will be held on Friday, June 24, 2022, from 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. and on Saturday, June 25, 2022, from 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 a.m. at Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings. The family will be present for visitation Friday evening from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings.

 

Funeral services for Nadine Renee French, age 70, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 25, 2022, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Thorndale. Burial will follow in the Detmold Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Friday, June 24, 2022, at the funeral home. Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale.

 

Alice Marie Pierce, age 81, died on Sunday, June 19, 2022. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, June 25, 2022, at Val Verde Baptist Church in Holland with a graveside service to immediately follow. Scanio-Harper Funeral Home in Temple.

 

Homer Ralph Mullinax, Jr. age 75, of Rosebud, died on Tuesday, June 21, 2022, in a Temple hospital. Funeral services will be held at 4:00 pm on Saturday, June 25, 2022, at the Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home in Cameron. Visitation will be Saturday from 3:00 pm until service time. Burial will be in the Texas Veterans State Cemetery in Killeen at a later date. Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home in Cameron.

 

Gary Bankston, age 72, of Cameron died on Monday, June 20, 2022 in the Baylor Scott & White Hospital in College Station. Graveside services are scheduled for 1:00 p.m. on Monday, June 27, 2022, at Sand Grove Cemetery near Milano. Visitation is also Monday from 9:30 a.m. until11:30 a.m. at the funeral home in Rockdale. Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale.

 

Ricky V. Mendoza, age 46, of Rogers died on Tuesday, June 21, 2022, at his home in Rogers. A visitation will take place on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, from 10:00 am until the time of service at 11:00am at Scanio-Harper Funeral Home in Temple. Burial will follow at Rogers Cemetery in Rogers. Scanio-Harper Funeral Home in Temple.

 

Dr. Daniel Thomas Smith, Jr., age 80, died on Sunday, June 19, 2022, at his home. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Dr. Dan ran a successful dental practice in Cameron for over 48 years. Green-Patterson Funeral Home in Cameron.

 

Charlie Frank Morgan, age 78 of Rockdale, died on Monday, June 20, 2022, at his home near Rockdale. Following the families wishes, Charlie Frank will be cremated and there are no services planned. Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale.