Gloria Salinas Garcia

Gloria Salinas Goins, of Waco, passed away Thursday, January 19, 2017. Gloria was born August 7, 1950, to Avaristo Garcia, Sr. and Paula Salinas Garcia. She lost her long-fought battle with Alzheimer’s dementia. Her legacy of love touched many hearts. She opened her home and life to many children, homeless people and elderly people who suffered the same disease of Alzheimer’s. Gloria loved the Lord with her life and poured Him into others. She felt her call to ministry as being a “mother” to the motherless Continue reading ...

David E. Sloan

David E. Sloan, 77, of Hewitt, passed away Thursday, January 19th. Memorial Graveside Service: 2PM Thursday, January 26th at Oakwood Cemetery with military honors rendered by the U.S. Army. David was born on August 19, 1939 in Mangum, Oklahoma to Clarence Sloan and Beatrice Armstrong Sloan. Mr. Sloan joined the Army at seventeen years of age. He spent 19 years in the Army which included serving four tours of duty in Vietnam with the 101st Airborne Rangers; MacV Recondo and the 75thInfantry Brigade. For Continue reading ...

Amy Arnold

Amy E. Arnold, 74, of China Spring, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, January 18th. Visitation: 6 to 8PM Friday, January 20th at Lake Shore Funeral Home, 5201 Steinbeck Bend in Waco. Celebration of Life Service: Noon Saturday, January 21st at Columbus Avenue Baptist Church. The family will have a private interment at China Spring cemetery. Amy was born August 23, 1942 in Abilene and was reared in Hamlin, Tulsa, Big Spring and Waco. She graduated from Waco High School in 1960. She then Continue reading ...

Karl Christopher Hyzer III

Karl C. Hyzer III, 23, of Waco, Texas, died January 13, 2017 after a courageous battle with Sarcoma, a rare form of Cancer. He was born March 30, 1993 in Alameda, California, the son of Karl and Becky (Sepulveda) Hyzer. He graduated from High School in 2011 and enlisted in the United States Army as an Infantryman. Following his enlistment he enrolled in Texas State Technical College and graduated August 2016 with an Associate in Applied Science Degree (with Honors) in Welding Technologies. Karl is survived by Continue reading ...

Cassandra “Cassie” Irene Kennedy

Cassandra “Cassie” Irene Kennedy, 68, of Woodway, went to her heavenly home Sunday, January 15, 2017. Memorial Service: 2:00 p.m. Friday, January 20, 2017 at Westwood Baptist Church, 7509 Fairway Road, in Woodway. Cassie was born June 13, 1948 in Cushing, Oklahoma to L.H. “Bud” and Betty Mae Pound. Cassie graduated from Cushing High School and on December 21, 1968 she married Jack George Kennedy. Cassie was a cosmetologist, seamstress, and a very ambitious Weight Watchers Leader. Cassie’s love for her Continue reading ...

Petra “Betty” Castillo Garcia

Petra Castillo Garcia, 87, of Waco died peaceful Saturday, January 14, 2017 surrounded by her family. Visitation: Wednesday, January 18th from 11:00AM to 1:00PM with a Rosary to be recited at 12:00PM at Lake Shore Funeral Home, 5201 Steinbeck Bend in Waco. Graveside Service: Wednesday, January 18th at Santa Cruz Cemetery in Riesel, Texas. Petra was born April 6, 1929 in Coolidge, Texas to the late Pedro and Maria Belemarez Dominguez Castillo. She loved her family deeply and enjoyed taking care of Continue reading ...

Donna Malcom Rogers

Donna Marie Malcom Rogers, 51, of Waco, met her Dad at the gates of heaven January 11, 2017. Visitation: 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Monday, January 16th at Lake Shore Funeral Home. Funeral Service: 12:00 noon Tuesday, January 17th at Lake Shore Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Terry Wilkerson officiating. Burial will follow at Waco Memorial Park. Donna was born on December 15, 1965 to Barnie Gene and Christa Malcom. Donna graduated from Connally High School in 1984. She went to MCC where she earned her Continue reading ...

Carlton Dwaine Knudson

Carlton Dwaine Knudson, 29, of Waco, went to his heavenly home Wednesday, January 11, 2017. Carlton was born June 5, 1987 in San Antonio to Conrad Knudson and Devan Attaway Knudson. Growing up in Sweetwater, he moved with his family to Waco in 2002. He graduated from China Spring High School in 2005. Carlton was loved by all who met him. He had a heart bigger than Texas. He was a loving son, brother, grandson, uncle, father and friend! After his time as a US Marine, he held jobs at Central Texas Path Labs and West Continue reading ...

Cloetta W. Carpenter

In Memorial

Cloetta W. Carpenter, 93, passed away Thursday, January 12, 2017 at Providence Health Center. This is a service notification wherein an obituary may not be available or arrangements may be pending. It serves to provide information about visitation, funeral, interment or status of a loved one, relative, or friend currently being cared for by Lake Shore Funeral Home. Continue reading ...

Mary Lou Berig

Mary Lou Berig, 66, lost her battle with cancer and went home to be with her Heavenly Father and her Savior on January 5, 2017, surrounded by her family at her daughter’s home in Whitney, Texas. Mary Lou was born in Mesa, Arizona on August 16, 1950 in a one room shack with an outhouse to Frank and Juanita Cordell Mathena. As a child, her family travelled and moved a lot because her father worked on dairy farms. Mary Lou married the love of her life, Bill Berig, on July 27,2006. Together they made a home in Continue reading ...