Dorothy Lee Harris, 97, joined her Lord and savior that she loved and served so well, on May 22, 2014 at Shannon Medical Center.
Dorothy was born in a small community of Field Creek, Texas in Llano County on March 31, 1917, to Katie Mae and Robert Way King. At the age of 16, Orland Harris came into her life. Dorothy married Orland on Dec. 23, 1933. She often told the story of her father giving her $10 to purchase a wedding dress, but Orland wanted her to wear jodhpurs with boots so they could leave shortly after the wedding via wagon to start their life together in Stonewall County, Texas.
Rosalyn Jones Reynolds, of Midland, Texas died Monday, May 12, 2014 at the age of 91.
She was born August 16, 1922 to Thomas Kirk Jones and Marie Kerr Jones in Eldorado, Texas where she was raised and educated. Rosalyn was a graduate of Texas State College for Women with a B.A. in Education.
On August 24, 1944, Rosalyn married F. Joe Reynolds in San Angelo, Texas. They resided on a ranch near Big Spring, Texas before relocating to the family ranch near Corona, New Mexico.
Mary Barton Robinson, 85, of Eldorado, passed away on May 11, 2014. A memorial service will be held at First Baptist Church of Eldorado at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 14. She will be buried in Marfa with a graveside service during Paisano Baptist Encampment in July.
Mary Allie was born December 29, 1928, in her grandparent’s home in Marfa to Frank and Thelma Mitchell Barton. She graduated from Baylor University in 1950 where she majored in English. Mary moved to Eldorado following her marriage. Active in the community, she was named Citizen of the Year.
Hal Edward Whitten, beloved husband, father, Paw Paw, brother, “Rock Kicker” and friend, passed away quietly at his home in San Angelo on Thursday, April 10, 2014. Hal was born September 23, 1928 in Eldorado, Schleicher County, Texas to Fenna and Lewis Whitten.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Jeri Weddle Whitten; children, Jo Whitten, San Angelo; Lewis and Larresia Whitten, Dripping Springs; Sherri and Ted Landry, Lubbock; Milton and Sharon Fitts, Lake Tawakoni; Clay and Gina Whitten, Wylie. Hal was preceded in death by one brother, Jody Whitten and has one surviving brother, Sam A. Whitten, Sr., San Angelo; brother-in-law Jon and Linda Weddle, Lubbock; sister-in-law, Martha Holland, San Angelo. He has 15 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.