The 2020 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration was held on Monday, January 20th at the Abilene Convention Center. The theme was “be the change you wish to see in the world” by Mahatma Gandhi. The Master of Ceremonies was chief of police Stan Standridge. The keynote address was given by Colonel Todd A. Bean of…

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Abilene – Maurine Harriet (Brekke) Mallon passed away Friday, Feb. 7, in Round Rock, TX after a brief illness, near her children’s homes at the age of 95. A Memorial Service were held on Saturday Feb. 15 at 2:00 PM at First United Methodist Church in Abilene with Rev. Lynn Moore, officiating under the direction…

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Stephen Lee Flint, 47, of Abilene, passed away peacefully in his sleep on the afternoon of Tuesday, February 4, 2020 after a lengthy battle with congestive heart failure. Stephen was born in Big Spring, Texas on July 12, 1972, to his loving parents, Henry and Jacquelyn (Way) Flint. Stephen grew up in Abilene, where he…

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LaVerne Barton Sneed, age 88, was called home by her Lord and Savior on January 28, 2020 with her family by her side in Abilene, Texas. LaVerne was born December 13, 1931, in Eureka, Texas to Robert and Sadie Barton. She was the middle child of fifteen children. LaVerne attended school in Eureka and Hester…

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Abilene – Georgia Bell “T.G.” Bivens passed from this life on January 19, 2020. She was born on February 22, 1929, in Clarendon, Texas. Her father passed away when she was three years old, and she and her beloved mother, Tommie McNeal, made their life in Clarendon surrounded by their many friends. In November 1946,…

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Roby- Billy Wayne Reed, 87, passed away peacefully at his home in Roby, Tx December 23, 2019. Graveside services were at 10:00 am Friday, December 27, 2019, in the Sylvester Cemetery, under the direction of Weathersbee-Ray Funeral Home. He was born in Gladewater, Tx July 29, 1932, B.W. was the son of the late James…

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