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Obituaries

John Marion Holloway

JOHN MARION HOLLOWAY

John Marion Holloway, 94, completed his earthly race on Oct. 3, 2020, at approximately 8:30 a.m., in Waco, at Hillcrest Scott & White Baylor Hospital. He was born June 22, 1926, in Roane, to Arthur Burton Holloway and Lula Pearl Reagan. He lived in Roane until entering military service in the U.S. Army’s 11th Airborne Division, the “Angels Division,” and served in the Pacific theater in the Philippines and Japan during World War II. He attained the rank of Sergeant. He was on a troop transport ship headed for the invasion of Japan when an atomic bomb dropped on each of two Japanese cities.

Karel Ayers

KAREL AYERS

Karel Lynn Ayers, of Alvin, passed away Oct. 2, 2020, in Angleton, at the age of 64. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 8, in the Carmel Church at 12412 Highway 36 in Needville.

Debra Ann Hays

DEBRA ANN HAYS

Debra Ann Hays passed away Sept. 30, 2020, in Mexia at the age of 72. Graveside services will be held at 4 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 4, in the Mexia Cemetery with Pastor James Deichler officiating.

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