Services for George Abernathy were Jan. 11 at Reeder-Davis Chapel with burial at Hughes Springs Cemetery. Mr. Abernathy was born Oct. 29, 1932 and passed away Jan. 8.
Mayo Givens Kasling of Hughes Springs passed away Dec. 28, 2019, three days before his 94 birthday, surrounded by loved ones. His memorial service was held at the First Baptist Church in Hughes Springs on Jan. 3. Our precious Poppy was born December 31, 1925, to Roy and Virginia Kasling. In school, his favorite teacher was Mrs. Lola Dees who taught him history and Mr. Durrem who taught science. He graduated at 16 years old in 1942 and went to Baylor University where he studied math for a year and a half before he left college for the Navy. In 1945 he got out of the Navy and went back to Baylor where he graduated with a degree in Math and a minor in Physics. He was an avid Baylor supporter and was hoping to get to see them play in the Sugar Bowl on New Year’s Day. He was one of the few people alive who had attended events in all four Baylor football stadiums.One of his first purchases after college was his beloved 1947 Harley Davidson Knucklehead Motorcycle which he is rumored to have ridden many times standing up on the seat as he drove down the main street of Hughes Springs. He still owns it today making him one of the oldest continuous original owners of a single Harley motorcycle.
Services for Tommy Reid were held Jan. 6 at Reeder Davis Chapel with burial at Hughes Springs Cemetery. Mr. Reid was born March 18, 1942 and died January 3, 2020.
Services for Mr. Richard Lee Black were held Jan. 8 at the First United Methodist Church in Hughes Springs with burial in the Harris Chapel Cemetery. Mr. Black was born April 3, 1934 and died Jan. 3.
Elaine Biddy Brabham was born Dec. 21, 1943 and passed away Dec. 29, 2019.Services were held Jan. 2 at Reeder-Davis Chapel in Hughes Springs with burial at Woodlawn Memorial Park.