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Subject: [TXCAMERO] Obits _ The Brownsville Herald _ Nov. 3, 2006 - Guajardo,Mora, Ledezma, Kilt, Chaney, Padron, Barton
Date: Thu, 9 Nov 2006 19:11:20 -0600

The Brownsville Herald - Online Edition

Obituaries - November 3, 2006

GILBERTO GUAJARDO, 56, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 2, 2006, at Valley
Regional Medical Center in Brownsville surrounded by his loving family.
Funeral arrangements are pending under Funeraria Del Angel Buena Vista, 125
McDavitt Blvd., (956) 541-5400.

ANTONIA MORA, 85, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2006, at Sunshine Haven
Special Care Facility in Brownsville. Funeral arrangements are pending under
Funeraria Del Angel Buena Vista, 125 McDavitt, (956) 541-5400.

FELIX LEDEZMA, 61, of Brownsville passed away at his residence on Thursday,
Nov. 2, 2006. There will be no local service. Funeral services and burial
will be held in Matamoros. Time, date and place will be announced at a later
date. Local arrangements under Darling-Mouser Funeral Home, 945 Palm Blvd.,
(956) 546-7111.

JOHN KLIT, 99, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2006, in Olmito. A memorial
service will be held at 10 a.m. today at The Chapel by the Sea in South
Padre Island. Burial will be held in Humboldt, Iowa at a later date. Funeral
arrangements are under Buck Ashcraft Funeral Home, 710 Ed Carey Dr.,
Harlingen, TX (956) 423-3636.

Stuart A. Chaney, 43, passed away on Oct. 30, 2006, in Corpus Christi,

He is preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents.

He is survived by his wife, Lecia; daughter Elizabeth; son Elliott McLain
"Mac;" parents E.J. and Margie Chaney; brothers Mitchell (Susan) Chaney of
Brownsville and Jim Chaney of Wichita; aunt and uncle, Charles and Ginny
Watson; brothers-in-law Keenan (Linda) Elliott, Craig (Jeanette) Elliott;
parents-in-law Lee Roy and Bonnie Elliott; numerous nieces; nephews and

Stuart was born on Aug. 17, 1963, in Belleville, Kansas. He graduated from
the University of Kansas in 1988. Stuart was a wonderful husband, father,
son and brother. He had a passion for helping people, and because of that
passion, he founded Omega Hospice in 1996. Through the hospice, he touched
hundreds of lives. At the time of his death, he was owner/operator of C&C
Powersports in Harlingen and McAllen.

Stuart had a passion for hunting, fishing, and above all else, his beloved
KU Jayhawks. Stuart was an active member of the First United Methodist
Church and an active parent of the Episcopal Day School, where he could be
found coaching his children's basketball teams and chaperoning field trips.

A celebration of Stuart's life will be held at 10 a.m. today, Friday, Nov.
3, 2006, at the First United Methodist Church, 1225 Boca Chica. In lieu of
flowers, the family requests memorials sent to Sunshine Haven Hospice at
P.O. Box 4478, Brownsville, TX 78523-4478.

Serving as pallbearers are Mitchell Chaney, Jim Chaney, Daniel Herink, Gil
Perales, Steve Collins, Doug Murphy, William Tuttle III and Kevin Dillon.

Honorary pallbearers are J. Stuart Chaney, Katie Chaney, Keenan Elliott,
Craig Elliott, Nathan Elliott, Michael Elliott and Matthew Elliott.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Darling-Mouser Funeral Home, 945
Palm Blvd., Brownsville, Texas, (956) 546-7111.

Esperanza del Castillo Padron entered into eternal rest on Sept. 16, 2006,
at her home in Hialeah, Fla.

She was born in Brownsville, Texas, on April 1, 1924, but spent most of her
life in Hialeah, Fla. She graduated from Brownsville High School in 1940.
She also attended Incarnate Word College (grade school) and Brownsville
Junior College.

Esperanza is survived by her husband of 63 years, Guadalupe C. Padron; two
sons, Charles Padron (Margie) and Oscar Padron (Adriana); a daughter, Norma
Maynard (Tom); and several grandchildren. Survivors also include three
brothers, Jose A. del Castillo (Lois), Manfred Del Castillo (Lucia) and
Wayne Ceballos; a sister, Lydia Castañeda (Armando); and aunt Rosa E. del

She was preceded in death by her mother, Cleotilde P. Ceballos; her father,
Oscar J. del Castillo; and brother, Oscar J. Del Castillo Jr.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2006, at the
Garza Memorial Funeral Home Chapel, 1025 E. Jackson St., (956) 542-5511.
Visitation will follow. All services will conclude at the funeral home.

Marjorie Marie Barton of Kingsland, Texas, passed away in Austin, Texas, on
Thursday, Oct. 26, 2006, at the age of 85.

She had been a resident of Kingsland since 1977, coming from Brownsville,
Texas. She was born Dec. 21, 1920, in Covington, Okla., to H.E. and Louise
(Krell) Triplett.

On Sept. 1, 1966, she became then bride of Ben Robert Barton in
Raymondville, Texas. Marjorie was retired as owner of a convenience store.
She was of Methodist faith.

Her survivors include daughter Sandra Center of Lead Hill, Ark.; sons
Michael K. Frazier of San Benito, Texas, and Mitchell C. Frazier of Del Rio,
Texas; grandchildren LynEtte Mason and husband Brian, Travis Wyatt, Michelle
K. Frazier, Hope Ashley Frazier, Michael R.B. Frazier, Michelle Barton,
Jeffery Barton, Stacy Harper Wolkwitz and husband Jonathan;
great-grandchildren Taylor and Ryan Barton, Chole Elizabeth Mason, Wyatt A.
Mason and Colton Wolkwitz.

A loving wife, she was preceded her in death by her husband, Ben Barton, on
Feb 11, 1983; sister Wilma Godfrey; and brother Jack Triplett.

In lieu of flowers at the family's request, memorials can be made to the
American Heart Association or the American Lung Association.

There are no services planned.

Arrangements entrusted ton Waldrop-Hatfield-Hawthorne Funeral Homes, Inc.,
Kingsland, Texas, (325) 388-6767.

The Brownsville Herald
1135 E. Van Buren
Brownsville, TX 78520
© 2006 The Brownsville Herald

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