2017-10-10 / Deaths

Mr. Alderson

James Stillman Alderson, 70, of Star died suddenly Oct. 2, 2017 at his home.

Visitation was Oct. 6 at Sneed Funeral Chapel. Funeral service was Oct. 7 at 10 a.m. at First Street Church of Christ. Burial followed in Hurst Ranch Cemetery near Star.

Mr. Alderson, the son of Charles Stillman Alderson and Elizabeth Jane (Kirby) Alderson, was born July 21, 1947 in Lampasas.

He married Sharleen Clary Sept. 4, 1971 in Lampasas. He was preceded in death by his son Kirby James Alderson in November 1975.

Mr. Alderson worked as the only plant specialist in the state for the NRCS.

Survivors include his wife; daughter, Mitzi Reynolds (Patric); sons, Cody Alderson and Kyle Alderson; grandchildren, James and Josh Curry, Kayne, Ethen, Malachi and Paige Reynolds, Wyatt Alderson, Madelin Fisher, and Ellie and Lizzy Alderson; brothers, Dwayne Alderson, Randy Alderson (Marsha) and Myron Ray (Sharon); mother-in-law, Dorothy Collins; brothers-inlaw, Harrell Clary (Marilyn), Charles Clary (Linda) and Boyd Clary (Sheila); and sister-in-law, Kathy Hyatt (Gary).

Numerous nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.

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