Earl “ Wayne” Edwards

Earl “ Wayne” Edwards

Earl “Wayne” Edwards, 75, of Breckenridge became another victim of Covid pneumonia and on January 11, 2021 went to join his Savior in heaven with his wife and loved ones by his side. Wayne was born to E. Andrew and Joyce Edwards on July 22, 1945 in Lubbock. He grew up as a farm boy in New Lynn, Texas where he first learned how to work hard. It’s a quality he never forgot. He graduated from Wilson High School in 1963.

Carol Begman

Carol Begeman, age 79 of Breckenridge, passed away Monday, April 5, 2021. Funeral arrangements are pending and have been entrusted to Morehart Mortuary. Service information will be announced once determined.

Charles Cruz Cortez

Charles Cruz Cortez, of Breckenridge, TX, passed away March 18, 2021. A funeral service was held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at the First Baptist Church, Throckmorton with Rev. Dannie Lee officiating. Burial will follow services at Throckmorton Cemetery under the direction of Smith Family Funeral Homes. A visitation was held Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at the funeral home, 107 N. Austin, Throckmorton, TX.

Donny Peoples

Donny Peoples, age 42 of Breckenridge, passed away Wednesday, March 17, 2021. The family will hold a memorial service at 2 p.m., Saturday, March 27 at the Newcastle High School football field with Brad Owens officiating.

Martha Jane McKinnis

Martha Jane McKinnis, 93, of Bella Vista, Arkansas, passed away Monday, March 8, 2021 at Circle of Life Hospice in Bentonville, Arkansas. She was born January 24, 1928, to Virgil L. and Gladys Morgan Milner in Temple, Texas.


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114 East Elm Street

PO Box 871

Breckenridge, Texas 76424

Phone: (254) 559-5412
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