On Thursday, October 10, 2019, Paul “Pablo” Gibson, loving husband, father, grandpa, brother and friend went to see his angels. Pablo was born on November 30, 1958, to Woodard and Alice (Veselka) Gibson. He spent his career working up the ranks at Halliburton and the rest of his time making life just a little sweeter for those who knew him.
Funeral services for Gemalise Jadalene Salazar, 7, of Giddings were held Monday, Oct. 14, 2019 at First Assembly of God Church in Giddings with Pastor Pat Herlitz officiating. Burial followed in the Giddings City Cemetery.
The Rev. Dr. Ray Fred Martens, a faithful servant of the Lord, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family at age 86 on October 5, 2019. He was born February 3, 1933 in Hufsmith, Texas to Ella and Alfred Martens. After his father died unexpectedly when Ray was 10 months old, he and his mother moved to Giddings to live with his grandfather, Rev. Gotthilf Birkmann.
Funeral services for Charles Etta Lewis, 77, of Deanville are scheduled for 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019 at the Bateman Memorial Center in Giddings. Burial will follow in St. Matthew Cemetery in Carmine.
Funeral services for Johnny Ray Bradshaw, 57, of Giddings will be held Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019 at 2 p.m. at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings, with Pastor William Plotts officiating. Burial will follow at the Sanders Cemetery in Mc-Dade. Visitation will be Thursday from 7 a.m. til 2 p.m. at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home.
Calvin Dockery, 78, of Flint, Texas, formerly of La Grange, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, September 20, 2019.
Raymond “Bubba” Alston passed away Sept. 24, 2019, after a long battle with cancer.
Bubba was born Sept. 10, 1951, the son of Joanne and Ray Alston. He worked at Shell Refinery from 1978 to 2008.
He is preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services for Minnie Mae Schulze, 84, of Serbin, were held Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Serbin with Rev. John Schmidt officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.
Funeral services for Shirley Zwernemann, 74 of Houston, Texas were held 2:00 PM on Monday, September 23, 2019 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Round Top, Texas with Pastor Marcia Kifer officiating. Burial followed in Richters Cemetery in Round Top.
Funeral services for Esther Lorene Urban, 84, of Giddings were held Friday, Sept. 20, 2019 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Serbin, with Rev. John Schmidt officiating. Burial followed in the Giddings City Cemetery.