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Obituaries

January 3, 2014

Mary Kathryn Moline Blessing Murray

Mary Kathryn Moline Blessing Murray entered eternal life on Dec. 30, 2013.

The second of two children born to Charles Doak Moline and Thelma Marie Bell on Sept. 7, 1934, Mary was a scholar, athlete, and musician with eclectic interests.

Scholastically she followed her Mother’s footsteps graduating salutatorian from high school (Birdville High School class of 1952). She continued her education as a music major at Texas Wesleyan College.

Mary was a fierce competitor on the high school basketball court and knew the importance of getting the most out of all five fouls.

A master of the pop-up slide she later applied that same competitive spirit to softball and could always be counted on to take the extra base on a base hit. An avid swimmer, there was nothing better for her than flying through the air on the swing at Burger’s Lake or a good turn on a 3-meter diving board.

Her true passion however was music. At the bequest of her father, she began playing the piano at age 7, later developed an enviable soprano voice and also applied her talent to the pipe organ.

Mary impacted hundreds of lives over a lifetime of musical service by sharing her singing and playing piano and pipe organ. She taught piano lessons, although her professionalism and work ethic were living lessons.

For example practice, practice, practice really does make perfect; be early to rehearsal and performance; playing is for the benefit of the audience and to glorify God Almighty not yourself, listen to and analyze what you play; sight read well; when accompanying follow closely helping your singer along the way as needed; encourage young musicians; save the sforzando piston for special occasions to add the crowning glory to full organ, and Wednesday night is positively off limits for any activity except choir practice.

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    Christina (Manley) Snell, beloved daughter, mother, grandmother and friend went to be with her Lord on July 22, 2014, at 10:30 a.m.

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  • 0727 obit Kita Pontremoli.jpg Kita Irene Pontremoli

    STRAWN – Kita Irene Pontremoli, 94, of Fort Worth and formerly of Strawn, passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in Fort Worth.

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  • 0724 obit Dennis Sinks.jpg Dennis Newton Sinks

    Dennis Newton Sinks, 70, beloved husband and friend, passed away Friday, July 18, 2014.

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  • 0724 obit Robert Charles Jones.jpg Robert Charles Jones

    TROY – Robert Charles Jones, 77, passed away Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at his home in Troy, Texas.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0724 obit Huddleston.Mayme.jpg Mayme Lou Huddleston

    EUGENE, Ore. – Mayme Lou Huddleston, 98, died peacefully on Saturday, July 12, 2014, of age-related causes.

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  • 0722 obit Dow, Kevin.jpg Kevin DeWayne Dow

    Kevin DeWayne Dow, 40, went to his Heavenly home on Thursday, July 17, 2014.

    July 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0720 obit Zeula Morris.jpg Zeula E. Morris

    Zeula E. Morris, 92, passed away July 18, 2014, in a Mineral Wells nursing home.

    July 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • HarlenCunninghamObit003.jpg Harlen Wallace Cunningham

    Harlen Wallace Cunningham, 61, passed away surrounded by his family July 18, 2014, in a Mineral Wells hospital.

    July 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Carey, Billie Jean.JPG Billie Jean Carey

    A gathering is scheduled for 3 p.m. Monday, July 21, 2014, at Peach Tree and a graveside memorial services will be scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at Woodland-Park Cemetery in Mineral Wells for Billie Jean Carey, 77, of Roswell, who passed away on July 14, 2014.

    July 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • RobertJenkins001.jpg Robert Howard Jenkins

     Robert Howard Jenkins, 89, passed away July 17, 2014, in a Mineral Wells nursing home.

    July 17, 2014 1 Photo

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