Paul Blount Jr., age 67 of Hempstead, passed away on September 4, 2020. He is preceded in death by his father Paul Blount Sr. and is survived by his mother Patsy Blount; wife Elizabeth Blount; son Paul Blount III and wife Ayano; brother Jason Blount and wife Dora; sister Paulette Blount; grandchildren Paul Blount IV, Natalie Sarah Blount; as well as other relatives and friends.
Paul loved living in the country, motorcycle riding and going on trips with friends. He also enjoyed shooting guns.
Paul’s greatest love was his family and his dog Raven who was always by his side.
Visitation was Friday, September 11, 2020 at Canon Funeral Home. Funeral Services were Saturday, September 12, 2020 at Canon Funeral Home with Pastor Andrew Lehmann officiating. Interment followed at Fieldstore Cemetery.
Kay Griffin Kiker, age 86 of Hempstead, passed away on September 9, 2020. She is preceded in death by her parents Kay and Bessie Griffin and her brother Duey Griffin. She is survived by her husband John Kiker; her daughters Margaret F. Kiker, Leigh Anne Tomlin and husband Allen, Susan C. Koenig and husband Mark; grandchildren John Tomlin and wife Haleigh, Ryan Tomlin, Colin Tomlin, Kayley Tomlin; great grandchildren Emmett Tomlin, Wesley Tomlin; as well as several brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends.
Kay and John began their married life together on June 1, 1963 in Kingsville, Texas. John was the love of her life. She was a city girl that married a cowboy and never understood why it worked so well. They were best friends and it showed in their 57 years of marriage.
Kay taught school for 37 years. She taught 5th grade through the 8th mostly, 7th and 8th were her favorites to teach.
Her family always came first. She loved and protected them fiercely. She was always a lady and greeted you with the warmest, sweetest and most beautiful smile you will ever see. She gave the best hugs! Kay, Mama, Grandma we will carry you forever in our hearts.
Visitation was Monday, September 14, 2020 at St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church. Funeral Services followed with Fr. Xavier Bilavendiran officiating. Interment was at Fairview Cemetery in Stowell, TX.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the charity of choice.
Arrangements are under the direction of Canon Funeral Home.
Annie Bernadette Klepac, 93, of Cypress, Texas passed away Monday, September 7, 2020. She was born April 1, 1927 to Johan Valis and Josephine Kubecek Valis in Hoxie, Texas. She is preceded in death by her husband, Alfred S. Klepac and is survived by her son Daniel A. Klepac and wife Edwina, daughters: Helen Lepore and husband Ron, Joan Kristoff and husband Allen, 6 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.
Visitation was Friday, September 11, 2020 at McWilliams Funeral Home, Hempstead from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm with Rosary at 7:00 pm. Funeral Services were Saturday, September 12, 2020 at 11:30 am at St. Katharine Drexel Church of Hempstead with Father Xavier Bilavendiran officiating and burial followed at St. Martin DePorres cemetery in Waller, Texas.