Justine Marie Svoboda Pokladnik was born Dec. 8, 1913, in Floresville to Marie (Makovy) and Joseph Svoboda, now deceased.
She left this earth April 21, 2006, to be with the Lord she loved and worshiped, and to rejoin her husband of 65 years, Cyrill “Sid” Pokladnik, and son John.
She is also preceded in death by her brothers Henry and Adolph; sister Pauline; foster sister Lillian Vrana Hamusek; foster parents Norbert and Barbara Kalich, who finished raising her after being orphaned at age 7.
Justine was the past president of the Shore Acres Garden Club; a 50-year member of the Catholic Daughters of America; SPJST (Slovanik Benevolent Order of the State of Texas); KJZT, Circle of Czech Women; Sons of Herman; Germainia Lodge and with her husband charitably contributed to Czech Chairs at U.T. Austin and U.N.T.
Justine and Sid owned and operated Rudolph’s Meat Market and Sausage Factory for 55 of the 111 years it’s been on Elm Street.
The family still owns and operates the market. Justine lived in Mantle Manors tending her garden when not in Dallas.
Justine is survived by daughter Justine Marie Yeager and husband Doug; grandsons Richard Andreason and wife Jennifer; their children Ashley, Alexandria, Emily and Will; Brandon Andreason; Neal Andreason and wife Chele; granddaughters Tara Andreason Cloutman and her children, Cayla, Lauren and Brady; Keri Andreason Jones and husband Scott; great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Rosary was read April 25, 2006, at Sparkman/Crane Funeral Home Chapel. The Funeral Mass was celebrated April 26, 2006, at St. Pius X Catholic Church with the Rev. Msgr. Thomas W. Weinzapfel, Celebrant. Interment was at Hillcrest Memorial Park.
Pallbearers were grandsons David, Richard and Milton Pokladnik and David Poole.
Memorials may be made to SPJST Lodge 84 Dallas Memorial Fund, 2625 Floyd St., Dallas, TX 75204, or CEFT Czech Educational Foundation of Texas.
Arrangements were under the direction of Dignity Memorial Sparkman Crane 10501 Garland Rd. Dallas.
Frances Lacey was born in Warren, Ark. Jan. 4, 1935, daughter of Charles and Carmen (May) Swann.
She was a warrior for herself the first 30 years of her life, and served as a warrior for her Lord the last 40 years of her life.
Frances died Saturday, April 22, 2006, at the East Texas Medical Center in Tyler.
Survivors include her children Leilani Lacey, Jean Ingle, George Lacey and Daniel Lacey; brothers J. Swann, Bill Swann and John Swann; sisters Christine Galloway and Sue Hamilton; 10 grandchildren, one great grandchild, and a host of other family and friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents, and two sisters, Lucille Rippy and Marti Shlenker.
Graveside services were held Tuesday, April 25, 2006 at the Kemp Cemetery, officiated by her sister, Sue Hamilton.
Arrangements were under the direction of Anderson Clayton Bros. Funeral Home of Kemp.
Services for Rebecca Faye Newman, 19, Gun Barrel City, were held Tuesday, April 25, in the Christian Life Center in Gun Barrel City with the Rev. Barry Boatright officiating, under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
Newman was born Oct. 28, 1986, in Irving and died April 22, 2006, in Kaufman.
She was member of the U.S. Navy. She graduated from Mabank High School in three years with honors and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa at Trinity Valley Community College.
Survivors include her father Dr. Wallace G. Newman, Gun Barrel City; mother Dr. Norma F. Newman, Gun Barrel City; brother MM 2 Wallace G. Newman II, Virginia Beach, Va.; grandmothers Iris Williams, Trinidad; and Pat Newman, Ingleside; grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Smith, Spring City, Tenn.; aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends.
Edna Faye Henkel was born May 15, 1947, in Dallas. She was preceded in death by James A. Moore Sr. and Lela F. Moore.
Survivors include her daughters Stephanie Sill, Christina Pierce and Margaret Henkel; son Michael Henkel; grandchildren Heather Sill, Andrew Sill and Anthony Molenda; brothers, Larry Harrelson and James A. Moore Jr.; sister Mary Beck and countless aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
She enjoyed knitting and working crossword puzzles. She was a stay-at-home mom who devoted her time to her children. She also liked to go to concerts to see her favorite singers, Ty Herndon and Darrin Norwood.
She will be missed by all.
Services for Vicky Reneé Bruner, 46, Scurry, were held April 18, 2006, at Anderson Clayton Bros. Funeral Home in Kemp with the Rev. Todd Peavy officiating. Interment followed in Mt. Olive Cemetery in Scurry under the direction of Anderson Clayton Funeral Home in Kemp.
Bruner was born July 15, 1959, in Waco to Bruce Edwin and Charlotte (Lancaster) Caves and died April 14, 2006, in Kaufman. She was preceded in death by a half-brother, Adrian Caves.
She was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include her husband of 30 years David Bruner; daughters Tricia Danielle Hardy and husband Jerry, and Stephanie Reneé Bruner, granddaughter Deseray Cheyenne Hardy; parents Edwin Bruce and Charlotte Caves; sister Cindy Christiansen and husband Danny; brother Clayton Bryant Caves; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers were Roger Henderson, Josh Vaughan, Roger Green, Jaren Easley, Brandon Grimes and Trey Peppers.
Services for Emmer Lois “Blondie” Williamson, 83, Kemp, were held April 23, 2006, in the Anderson Clayton Bros. Chapel with the Rev. David Lewis and Bryant Whiteley officiating. Interment followed in King Cemetery under the direction of Anderson Clayton Bros. Funeral Home in Kemp.
Williamson was born May 31, 1922, in Lodonia to the late Homer Lee and Annie Lee (Mullins) Gilbert and died April 20, 2006, in Athens.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Lois Marie Williamson Aug. 3, 1947, her husband Rubin R. Williamson Nov. 13, 1979, sisters Winnie Bell Houston, Annie Lee Sauer and Ethel Lewis and brother L.N. Gilbert.
Survivors include her children Cathie Marks, Eustace; Mary Baker, Peeltown; Roy Lee Williamson and wife Laverne, Seadrift; Michael Lee Williamson, Mabank; Marcus Williamson and wife Stacy, Payne Springs; Shirley Honea, Burnet; and Linda Haley and husband Jack, Kemp; 16 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers were Dewey Haley, Billy Haley, Kevin Farmer, Richard Williamson, Doug Williamson, Harold Manire, Gary Haley and Eddie Gage.
L.B. Anthony, Sr.
Services for L.B. “Buck” Anthony Sr., 82, Eustace, were held April 24, 2006, at the First Baptist Church in Eustace with the Rev. Paul McKinney officiating. Interment was in Goshen Cemetery in Eustace under the direction of Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank.
Anthony was born Dec. 21, 1923, in Eustace and died April 21, 2006, in Dallas. He was preceded in death by his sons L.B. Anthony Jr., Lynnis Mack Anthony and brother E.H. Anthony.
He was a painter and veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving in World War II. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Survivors include his wife Mary Louise Anthony, Eustace; son Ronald Gary Anthony and wife Debra, Eustace; daughters Rhonda Lynn Kay and husband Gary, Dallas; and Karen Denise Corbin and husband David, Kaufman; 14 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; brothers, R.L. Anthony and wife Berry, Elmo; C.C. Anthony, Athens; nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.