WORRELL, Henry, 61, of Liberty Hill died Tuesday (Feb. 1, 2005). Visitation 6 p.m. today, the Gabriels Funeral Chapel, Georgetown. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, the Gabriels. Burial Wesley Chapel Cemetery, near Andice.

WADE, Linnie Belle

WADE, Linnie Belle, 99, of Georgetown died Sunday (Feb. 22, 2004). Visitation 6 p.m. today, the Gabriels Funeral Chapel, Georgetown. Services 2 p.m. Wednesday, the Gabriels. Burial Wesley Chapel Cemetery, near Florence.

TYSON, Delbert Thomas

TYSON, Delbert Thomas, 61, home health care aide, of Georgetown died Sunday (Nov. 27, 2005). Survived by wife Linda. Visitation 8 a.m. Friday, Cook-Walden/Davis Funeral Home, Georgetown. Services 2:30 p.m. Friday, Wesley Chapel Cemetery, Georgetown.

SUMMERVILLE, Lou Jeannette

Lou Jeannette Summerville, 78, of Dana, Indiana died at 2:35 p.m. Monday, December 29, 2008 in Gracy Woods II Nursing Center in Austin, Texas. She was the retired owner of Summerville Sundries in Dana. She was born June 9, 1930 in Clinton, Indiana to the late Birdie Hanner Hamm and Lula Opal Britton Hamm. On June 27, 1948 she married May Ray Summerville; he preceded her in death December 14, 1969. Survivors include one son, Scott A. Summerville of Nashville, Tennessee; two daughters, Janet (Al) Wargo of Austin, Texas and Jill (Charles) Sparks of Washington, Indiana; three grandchildren, Brandy Bartusch, Heather Yonce, and Stephanie Yonce; three great-grandchildren, Jamie Bartusch, Nicole Bartusch, and Kayden Yonce. She was a 1948 graduate of Dana High School. She was a member of the Dana United Methodist Church and the Dana 49ers. Services are 2:00 p.m. Saturday, January 3, in Overpeck-Gooch Funeral Home at 225 Maple St. Dana, with the Rev. Donald A. Graham officiating. Burial will follow in Wesley Chapel Cemetery at Scottland, Illinois. Visitation is from 12:00 noon until 2:00 p.m. Saturday at Overpeck-Gooch Funeral Home. Memorials should friends so desire, may be made to Circle of Friends, Congregation Beth Israel, 3901 Shoal Creek, Austin, TX 78705. A special thanks to those who cared for Mom with friendship and love, Howard, Paul, Jamie, Maria, Brenda, Cynthia, Tracy, Gracy Woods II, Circle of Friends and Elderhaven Daycare.

LAMBERT, Simmon “Red”

Born May 13, 1932 in Houston and grew up in Georgetown. Loving father to Sidney, Beverly, Valerie, and Barry. US Army veteran. Worked for Buttercrust Bakery 9 years, and McKee Bakery for 32 years, Austin ISD, as a bus driver for 12 years. Deacon at Woodlawn Baptist Church. Member of the Kiwanis club. Was Santa Claus for Shady Hollow Christmas parties for several years. Worked with the American Board of Mission to the Jews. Always cared for children through adoption, fostering and exchange students. Dad was a loving man that enjoyed collecting antiques, nature, model cars, gardening, fishing, fixing stuff, traveling, helping people at soup kitchens, and in disasters. He loved driving the kids to school and worked till he was 78. He started his journey in life quitting school after the 9th grade and got a job to support his family at age 15. With a 9th grade education he worked hard and had a very good life style. Married 3 times, to Celia Moore for 32 years, the mother of his children and to Peggy Nichols for 13. He has left his mark in this world as a compassionate man that would always help someone in need. The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Friday, April 13, 2012 at the Gabriels Funeral Chapel in Georgetown. A service to celebrate his life and faith will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, April 14, 2012 at Woodlawn Baptist Church, 4600 Manchaca Rd., in Austin. Interment will follow in Wesley Chapel Cemetery outside of Andice, TX. Gifts in his memory can be donated to Hospice Austin. (Died Apr. 9, 2012)


Billy Joe Buchanan was born on December 22, 1951 and passed away on February 19, 2006, he was 54. Bill was born in Lampasas, Texas and was a life long resident of Austin. He was preceded in death by his father, Lynn R. Irwin; grandparents, John Hall, Irene Hall, and Thelma Irwin; and brother-in-law, Richard Wallace. Bill was married to Carolyn Ayers for 29 years; three sons, John William Buchanan, Billy Joe Buchanan, Jr. and Sam Buchanan; one daughter, Susan Kaye Buchanan; his mother, Juanita Irwin; one brother, Larry Buchanan and wife Betsy; five sisters, Betty White and husband Rick, Shiela Jackson and husband Calvin, Dianna Buchanan, Brande Merriman, Karen Preece and husband Gaylon, and Sally Wallace; and 14 nieces and 19 nephews. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 23, 2006 in the chapel of Cook-Walden Davis Funeral Home with Mr. Jimmy Griffith officiating. Interment will follow at Wesley Chapel Cemetery, on FM 2338, Andice, Texas. Pallbearers are Ray Simpson, Jimmy Boatman, Kevin Wallingsford, Marvin (Hupie) Nauert, Rudy Barron, Charlie Jackson, Art Alva, B.B. Labruzza and Dan Dodgen. Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association, P.O. 15186, Austin, Texas 78761 or American Diabetes Association, 2499 Capital of Texas Highway South, Bldg A #203, Austin, Texas 78746. – See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/statesman/obituary.aspx?n=buchanan-billy-joe&pid=16823721&fhid=4300#sthash.SVPbB0Cu.dpuf

HOOVER, Lynwood B.

HOOVER, Lynwood B., 85, retired dairy farmer, of Georgetown died Tuesday (Feb. 3, 2009). Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Wesley Chapel Cemetery, Georgetown. Arrangements by Cook-Walden/Davis, Georgetown.

HOOVER, Barbara Ellen Williams

Barbara Ellen Williams Hoover died peacefully at 1:00 p.m., Friday, July 2, 2010, at the age of 97. She was survived by her daughter, Gayle Morris of Austin; grandsons, Steve (Joye) French of Austin, David (Jina) Morris of Pflugerville; granddaughters, Denise (Richard) Moczygemba of Killeen, Marinda Morris of Perryopolis, Pennsylvania, Sonya (Paul) Long of Round Rock; great- grandchildren, Jodi French, Donny French and Walter Moczygemba of Austin, Brak Ann Billingsley of Los Angeles, California, Amos Moczygemba of Terre Haute, Indiana, Whitney Morris and Allison Morris of Pflugerville, Mariah Hayden, Jordyn Hayden and Alex Long of Round Rock; and one great-great granddaughter, Hayley Billingsley of Killeen. Barbara was preceded in death by her husband, George Watson “GW” Hoover (2000), parents, Louis Arthur “LA” Williams (1966) and Marinda Gilmore Williams (1967); brothers, Hester Williams (1975), Walter Williams (1931), Ted Williams (1996), Dan Williams (1998), Albert Williams (2003); sister, Dell Barnes (1997); and daughter, Jeanne French (2007). Barbara Ellen Williams was born June 14, 1913, in Inez, Texas, and raised in Georgetown. She was married in Austinto GW Hoover on April 13, 1934, and lived in Austin all her married life. She was a devoted wife and mother working alongside her husband on 6th Street at Hoover’s Cleaning and Alteration and later at Cut Rate Paint and Wallpaper. She was an accomplished seamstress making beautiful clothes and quilts. She also knitted and crocheted gorgeous sweaters, clothes, afghans and household items. Barbara was an excellent cook and made especially delicious pies and desserts. She had a wonderful sense of humor, loved being with her family and was always supportive and loyal. We will miss our Mamaw and Mother so very much. There will be a viewing with visitation at The Gabriels Funeral Chapel, 393 North IH 35, Georgetownon, Monday, July 5, 2010, from 6:00 – 8:00. The graveside service will be at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 6, 2010, at Wesley Chapel Cemetery near Andice at FM2338 and Fisher Road. In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation to Hospice Austin, 4107 Spicewood Springs, Austin, TX 78759.


Grant Ryan Grabarkewitz, born on November 18, 2003, died peacefully in his parents arms on Tuesday, March 30, 2004. Grant was born with severe congenital heart disease and was able to spend eight weeks at home before undergoing open heart surgery at Children’s Hospital of Austin. Even with all of the extremely wonderful care Grant received in the past ten weeks, it became evident that this world was just too much for his little body. Grant’s life on earth was very short; but his accomplishments are more profound than can be imagined. Grant has shown Mommy and Daddy a side of our hearts we did not know well. Grant established a home town for his brother and sisters by bringing this community together for his family’s sake. He did everything with love and introduced us to neighbors we will cherish forever. Most of all, Grant has cleared a path to Heaven for his family that will be followed until we meet again. Grant is survived by his parents, Clark and Shannon Grabarkewitz; twin sisters, Reagan and Mackenzie; and big brother, Brock. He is also survived by grandparents, Debbie and Garry Brugger of LaGrange and Teddy and Trisha Grabarkewitz of Richland Springs; and one great- grandmother, Beatrice Brugger of LaGrange. Grant has lots of aunts and uncles, Heather and Steven Zbranek of Austin, Mike Brugger of Austin, Sami and Mark Eddleton of Austin, Lauri Grabarkewitz of Bastrop, Teddy and Kim Grabarkewitz of Luling, and Carl and Tricia Hubanek of Georgetown; cousins, Jordan, Jillian, Jake, Wesley, Steven, Peyton, Devon, Tyler, Lacey, Trevor, and Rylee. Grant is also survived by many great- aunts and uncles; second cousins; and many honorary aunts, uncles, and cousins. The family will receive guests for visitation from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Friday, April 2, 2004, at Cook-Walden/Davis Funeral Home in Georgetown. Graveside services will be held on Saturday, April 3, 2004, at 11:00 a.m. Wesley Chapel Cemetery with Pastor Dennis Attabaugh. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Jeffrey Tuck and Brock Grabarkewitz. The family requests memorial contributions may be made to: Pediatric ICU c/o Children’s Hospital of Austin, 1 Children’s Place, 1400 N IH35, Austin, Texas 78701. Cook Walden Davis – Funerals & Cremations.

FRENCH, Jeanne Dell Hoover

Jeanne Dell Hoover French died in a car accident August 16, 2007 at the age of 71. She is survived by her mother, Barbara Hoover of Austin, sister, Gayle Morris of Austin, son, Steven French, and his wife, Joye of Austin, daughter, Denise and her husband, Richard Moczygemba of Killeen. Grandchildren are Jodi and Donny French of Austin, Walter Moczygemba and wife, Jean of Austin, Brak Ann Billingsley of Killeen and Amos Moczygemba of Terra Haute, Indiana. Great grandchild is Hayley Billingsley of Killeen. Jeanne was born in Austin on December 11, 1935 to George Watson Hoover and Barbara Ellen Williams Hoover. She graduated from Austin High School in 1953 then married Weldon Ray French on June 14, 1953. She lived in Austin all her life until 2006 when she moved to Killeen. Jeanne was a kindergarten teacher, a secretary and a Sunday school teacher at various times with the former Brentwood Church of Christ. She worked many years at the Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary as an assistant to the faculty. She was an accomplished painter and co- owner of the former Poor Man’s Art Gallery on Neches, near 6th Street. At age 51, Jeanne graduated from St. Edward’s University with a bachelor’s degree, achieving a lifelong dream. She continued on to earn a master’s degree from Texas State University. She then became a licensed professional counselor. In recent years, Jeanne used her talents as a storyteller in area nursing homes. She completed a mystery novel, wrote a children’s book, published poetry and led workshops and book groups. She also helped facilitate spirituality groups. She worked with Senior Connections at various Central Texas nursing homes, counseling individuals and groups. Jeanne was an excellent seamstress and enjoyed making clothes and beautiful quilts. Jeanne was devoted to her family and multitude of friends. She will be remembered for her indomitable spirit. Jeanne will be profoundly missed by all who knew her. Jeanne will be in state for viewing from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday at the Gabriels Funeral Chapel, 393 North IH 35 in Georgetown. There will be a private burial service at 11:00 Thursday morning, August 23 at Wesley Chapel Cemetery near Andice. Friends and family are invited to a gathering to celebrate the memory of Jeanne’s life at 2:00 Thursday afternoon, August 23, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 600 East 50th Street in Austin. The Celebration of Life will be followed by an informal reception. In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation to Hospice Austin, 4107 Spicewood Springs Road, Austin, Texas 78759. Arrangements by The Gabriels Funeral Chapel 393 N. IH 35 Georgetown, Texas 78628.