McLennan County, Texas
September 1989


Waco Tribune Herald
September 5, 1989

 James R. Kimbriel

James R.(Cotton) Kimbriel, 76, of 4001 Old Mill Road died Monday in a local hospital.  Graveside services will be at 9 a.m. Wednesday at Waco Memorial Park, the Rev. Ron Durham officiating.

Mr. Kimbriel was born on April 28, 1913 in Nevada, Collin County, but moved to McKinney as a youngster. He attended Baylor University on an athletic scholarship and graduated in 1939, the same year he married Dee Armour of Yoakum.

Mr Kimbriel coached football at Midland and Kermit and was a lieutenant in the U.S. Naval Reserve. He moved to Waco in 1947 and was associated with the W. A. Holt Sporting Goods Co. In 1972, he became a partner in Cen Tex Sports of Waco and Temple.

Mr Kimbriel was a longtime member of the Frank Wilson Sunday school class at Columbus Avenue Baptist Church and Masonic Lodge No. 92. He was past president of the Ex-Letterman's Association at Baylor University.

Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Mrs. Jerry (Ann) Secrest of Temple, and Mrs. Jim (Judy) Odom of Mandeville, LA, and four grandchildren.

The family will be at 4001 Old Mill Road after 4 p.m. today.

Family members have designated the individual's favorite charity for memorials.

Wilkerson-Hatch Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Waco Tribune Herald
September 6, 1989

James R. (Cotton) Kimbriel, 76, of Waco, died in a Waco Hospital.

Graveside services 9:00 am Wednesday at Waco Memorial Park with Rev. Ron Durham officiating.

Survivors: Wife, Dee Armour Kimbriel of Waco; two daughters, Mrs. Jerry (Ann) Secrest of Temple, Texas, Mrs. Jim (Judy) Odom of Mandeville, LA; four grandchildren, Jarrad Secrest, James Odom, Jamey Secrest, Ashleigh Ann Odom.

Memorials may be made to a charity of your choice.

Waco Times Herald
September 6, 1989

 Braun, Otto O.

Otto O. Braun, 94, of Waco, died Tuesday at a local nursing home.
Funeral Services 10:00 a.m. Thursday at Wilkirson-Hatch Chapel with Dr. James Bryant Johnson officiating.  Burial in Oakwood Cemetery.
Survivors, son and daughter-in-law, Roy and Ella Braun of Austin; a brother,  Walter Brawn of Baytown, Texas, a grandddaughter & grandson-in-law, Jody and David Jones of San Antonio, one great-granddaughter, Leslie Jones.

(Note:  I copied the obit as printed, I realize there is a discrepency in the spellings)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
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