Callalily Hodges Butts died on June 4, 2020.

Mrs. Johnson

Charlotte Bingham Johnson, 77, of Lampasas died at home June 10, 2020, surrounded by her family.

Mr. Hightower

Mr. Arl Gordon Hightower, 98, of Clifton died June 5, 2020 at Clifton Lutheran Sunset Home.

Mr. Howle

A memorial gathering at Sneed Funeral Chapel will be held June, 13, 2020 at 2 p.m. to honor the life of Steve Howle.


Amid the crash on Wall Street at the beginning of the Great Depression, the birth of a sixthgeneration Burnet County native went mostly unnoticed. The only child of Leslie and Annie Mae McCoy, Carroll was born 24 October, 1929 in Lake Victor at his Grandparents' Wood's home. Growing up in Burnet County with no electricity or indoor plumbing, Carroll learned to love ranching and taking care of animals. After graduating from Briggs High School, he attended Tarleton State and Texas A&M, graduating in 1951 with an agriculture degree.

Ms. Briggs

Mary Kay Briggs of Lampasas died May 31, 2020 at home. She was 81.

Edwin Jennings Foster, 84, of Lometa died May 30, 2020 at his home.

Mr. Frank

Ad Elbert Frank, 82, of Lampasas died May 26, 2020 at Lilly Springs Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center.


Jerry Lee Haley, of Lubbock, Texas passed away on May 24, 2020 at the Castro County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Dimmitt, Texas. He was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in January 2019 and colorectal cancer in April 2019. He had radiation and chemotherapy JuneJuly. He was admitted into Spring Oaks Nursing Home in Lampasas, Tx, in Aug. Jerry was moved to Castro County Nursing Home in April 2020 to be near his family.

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Mary Evelyn "Granny" Carpenter, 83, of Kempner died May 12, 2020.