McLennan County, Texas
THE MART MESSENGER
OCTOBER 2, 2003
Agnes Schmedthorst Wolske Pulley, age 83, of Waco, died Tuesday, September 23, 2003, at a Waco hospital. Services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, September 26, at St. Mark Lutheran Church in Waco with Pastor Jim Price officiating.
Burial followed at Waco Memorial North. Agnes was born near Riesel July 29,1920. She attended school in Mart, Otto and Riesel. She married Otto Wolske on December 4, 1937; he preceded her in death March 11, 1982. She married C.L. Pulley January 7, 1995. Agnes was one of the first production employees at M&M Mars Waco Plant. She retired in 1985.
Survivors include her husband, C.L. Pulley; son, William Wolske and wife Betty of Robinson; daughter, Barbara Cook and husband Stanley of Crawford; step-daughter, Debbie Fetner and husband Gary of Waco; sister, Edna Berg and husband Victor of Lyford; grandchildren, Clint and Kari Wolske, Clay and Sheryl Wolske, Christy and David Sharp, Candice and Kent Lynch; step-grandchildren, Katie Fetner, Jordan Fetner, Alan and Tara Cook, and Kevin Cook; great-grandchildren, Stefan, Haylee and Hunter Wolske, Dillon and Collin Sharp, Ellie and Evin Wolske and one more great-grandchild expected in January. Pallbearers were Earl Wolske, Gene Allen Wolske, Donald Ray Wolske, Glen Ray Berg, Lewis Pulley, and R. D. Pursche. An honorary pallbearer was Darnell De Roulac. Memorials may be made to St. Mark Lutheran Church.
Mae West Robinson, born in 1935 to Jack Hardy West and Jewell Lorena West, passed away in September 2003. She graduated from Mart High School in 1954, and attended several years of college until her marriage to Don Robinson of Mart, in 1956. She then became a devoted mother and wife of 21 years. Mae is survived by two children, Kim and Edward Robinson; two grandchildren, Olivia Isabella Robinson; and three brothers, Sam F. West, J.M. West and Brooks West.
Mae was currently an active shuffleboard player and had won numerous tournaments in and out of state. She was a successful businesswoman and was loved in her community. Her greatest achievement was her children. The things Mae found most important in her spare time were fishing, motorcycling, her grandchildren, and spending time with her family and friends. She was a Christian and was always available as a friend to others. Mom, we love you and we will miss you. Salute' Services were set for 1 p.m.
Wednesday, 0ctober 1, at David Clayton & Sons Chapel in Duncanville.
Jewel Q. Mears, 95, of Marlin passed away Thursday, September 25, 2003 at a Temple hospital. Services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, September 27, at Adams Funeral Home in Marlin with Dr. Richard Jenkins officiating. Burial followed at Hillcrest Cemetery in Marlin. Jewel Hambrick married Milton Mears on March 26,1925. He preceded her in death on February 9, 1978. They lived in the Cedar Springs Community for many years before moving to Marlin.
She was a lifetime member of Cedar Springs Methodist Church and was a past worthy matron of the Eastern Star. In earlier years, she was active in the Falls County Home Demonstration Clubs. She was a seamstress and an artist and shared her talents with her family and friends. She loved to play "Chicken Foot" and "84" and remained active in the Allen House "42" Club until recently.
Survivors include daughters Dorothey Ocher of Victoria, Verna Albright and husband Elmer and Billie Odenbach and husband Bubba, all of Marlin; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.
One granddaughter, Gay Albright preceded her in death. Pallbearers were
grandsons: Elmer Lee Albright, Milton Albright, Mike Ocker, Larry Odenbach, Keith Odenbach and Kevin Odenbach. Memorials may be made to Meals on Wheels of Marlin, Cedar Springs Methodist Church or the Organ Fund at First Methodist Church in Marlin.