Gainesville Daily Register

Obituaries

December 31, 2013

Obits 12-31

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ROBERT A. (BOB) STONE

COLLINSVILLE — Funeral services for Robert A. (Bob) Stone, 80, are set for 10 a.m., Monday, Dec. 30, 2013 at the Collinsville Church of Christ with Scott Sides and Ricky Patterson officiating. 

Interment will follow in the Collinsville Cemetery. 

Visitation is planned for 7 to 8 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013 at Meador Funeral Home Chapel in Whitesboro. 

Mr. Stone died Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at Texoma Medical Center in Denison.

Services are under the direction of Meador Funeral Home, Whitesboro.

Mr. Stone was born Dec. 29, 1932 near Kenefic, Okla.

He is survived by his son, Brad Stone of Collinsville; grandchildren, Jessica Stone of Denton and Zach Stone of Collinsville. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to the Collinsville Church of Christ Building Fund, P. O. Box 2, Collinsville, Texas  76233.

To sign the only registry, please go to:  meadorfuneralhomes.com.

SUE LYNN RENFROW

Services for Sue Lynn Renfrow, 62, of Gainesville are set for 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 3, 2014 at the Calvary Baptist Church in Gainesville.

Sue was born on Dec. 10, 1951 in Great Bend, Kan.

She died Dec. 26, 2013 in Denton.

She is survived by her husband Rick Renfrow of Gainesville.

You may sign the online registry at www.geojcarroll.com.

HUBERT PHILLIP BEZNER

Hubert Phillip Bezner of Dallas, born Nov. 11, 1925 in Gainesville passed away at the age of 88 on Dec. 28, 2013.  He was a son of Joseph and Margaret Schmitz Bezner. 

Hubie graduated from Lindsay High School and attended St. Mary’s University in San Antonio prior to enlisting in the Naval Air Corps during World War II.  He also served on active duty in the U.S. Naval Reserve Civil Engineering Corps during the Korean War.  Hugh graduated from Texas Tech University with a BS in Civil Engineering in 1949 and was honored as a distinguished alumnus in 1980.  He was employed by Exxon Company USA for 36 years and worked in many locations, both domestic and foreign.  He retired from Exxon in Corpus Christi, Texas in April 1985 as their South Texas Division Drilling Manager.

He married Victoria Mary Kuntz on Sept. 7, 1954 in St. Peters Church, Lindsay.

They have one son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Linda Bezner of Dallas and three daughters, Janet Bezner of Alexandria, Va; Sharon Bezner of Houston and Dolores and son-in-law Alan Hickam of Olive Branch, Miss.

They have two granddaughters, Hallie Bezner and Carla Hickam, and two grandsons, Cole Bezner and Phillip Hickam.

Mr. Bezner is survived by two sisters, Dorothy Zimmerer of Lindsay and Elsie Benenate of Farmers Branch and one brother, Joe Bezner of Lindsay. There are numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and relatives.  He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers William, Al, and Bob and sisters Cecilia Corcoran, Ann Cutaia Zamora, Albina Young, Isabel Galvan and Catherine Kelly.

Mr. Bezner was a member of St. Rita Catholic Church of Dallas, The Knights of Columbus and The Society of Petroleum Engineers.  He was a Licensed Professional Engineer in Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi.

Mass of Christian Burial for Hubert Phillip Bezner, will be 10 a.m. Thursday,  Jan. 2 at St. Peter's Catholic Church in Lindsay with Fr. Philip Petta officiating.  Interment will follow in St. Peter's Cemetery.  Public viewing will begin at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Meador-Clement-Keel Funeral Home in Gainesville.  A Rosary will be recited at 4 p.m.

Donations can be made in honor of Mr. Bezner to the American Cancer Society.  To sign the online registry, go to www.meadorfuneralhomes.com.

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