James W. McGehee

James W. McGehee, 84, of Breckenridge passed away Friday, Feb. 12, 2021. Family Visitation was held on Saturday, Feb. 20. A graveside service was held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 20 at Cottonwood Cemetery in Jack County.

Shirley Forrest

Shirley Forrest,

Shirley Forrest, age 83 of Woodson, passed away Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021. A graveside service was held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 20 in the Woodson Cemetery with the Reverend Charles West officiating. Interment followed under the direction of Morehart Mortuary.

Fay Hope Parks

Fay Hope Parks

Fay Hope Parks, age 98, passed away in Ohio on Monday, Feb. 8, 2021. Her funeral service will begin at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 17, in the Chapel of Memories at Melton-Kitchens Funeral Home. The family will have a 30-minute visitation beginning at 1 p.m. the day of the service. Her interment will be at the Necessity Cemetery following the funeral service.

Van Eldon Brimhall

Van Eldon Brimhall passed away suddenly at his home on Friday, Feb. 5, 2021, at the age of 92. “Doc,” as he preferred to be called, was born in Jacksboro, Texas on Nov. 29, 1928. Upon his passing, he was returned to the town of his birth to lie in rest beside his beloved mother.


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Breckenridge, Texas 76424

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