Lora Lamae Dunbar, 32, of Kingsland died Sept. 2, 2014. She was the daughter of Ricky and Penny Cooper, born in Tyler, Texas, on Sept. 11, 1981. Lora had worked in business, but was currently a homemaker. She loved animals and her family, as well as gardenning and cooking. She is survived by her husband of three years, Chris Dunbar of Kingsland; a son and daughter, Tanner Robertson and Heather Robertson, both of Llano; a father and step-mother, Ricky and Dorrie Cooper, of Mason; her mother, Penny Cooper of White Oak, Pennsylvania, a brother, Scott Cooper of Mason, Texas. A memorial service was held at Putnam Funeral Home on Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, with Rev. David Smith officiating. An online guest register may be signed at www.PutnamCares.com.
Douglas Harold Aston, Sr. passed away peacefully on Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014 at the age of 82. He was born on Feb. 29, 1932 to Greely Ray and Minnie (Ward) Aston in Corsicana. He was a resident of Llano since 1968. He came from Big Spring. Douglas married Jean Thorpe on July 20, 1954 in Lovington, N.M. They were married for 60 years. Douglas was a minister, and he retired from LCRA in 1994. He spent many years serving the Church of Christ. He was preceded in death by his parents, Greely and Minnie Aston. Survivors include wife, Jean Aston of Buchanan Dam; son, Douglas Aston, Jr. of Austin; daughter, Neshia Brown and husband, Dr. Steve Brown of Boise, Idaho; brother, Kenneth Ray Aston of Abilene and he is also survived by his grandson, Stuart Aston Brown of Frankfort, Ky. Visitation was held on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 at Waldrope-Hatfield-Hawthorne Funeral Home in Llano. A funeral service was held on Friday, Aug.
David Carroll Crotty, 81, of Llano passed away, July 31, 2014. He was born to Robert and Dollie Mae (Gallagher) Crotty, Sr. on Sept. 15, 1932 in Houston. Mr. Crotty proudly served his country in the United States Marines during the Korean War. After the war, he became a real estate salesman. He was proud to be a member of Phi Beta Kappa while he was in college and was very intelligent. He was married to Christine, the love of his life and they settled in the Texas Hill Country during their retirement years. David enjoyed watching the stock market and spent countless hours on the computer researching stocks. David is survived by his wife, Christine, of Llano; stepdaughter, Lori Kriegh as well as seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Robert Crotty, Jr.; and sister and stepdaughter Renee C. Harris. There is no service planned at this time.