Cody, Fain, Quinonez, Vasquez

ABILENE, Texas - Rebecca Cody, 92, passed away Saturday, January 20, 2007 at her residence in Dallas, Texas. She was born December 3, 1914 to John Edwin Scott Jr. and Ora Mae (Simmons) Scott of the Denton Valley community in Callahan County. She married Carl Cody of Denton Valley in 1935 and the couple moved to California. In 1948, they returned to Premont, Texas, to live and raise their family. They retired and moved to Abilene, Texas, in 1972. They were active members of Fair Park United Methodist Church in Abilene. She was a member and past Noble Grand of Abilene Rebekah Lodge #89. Following her husband's death in 1986, she resided in Abilene until moving to Dallas in 1992, where she lived until her death. She was a member of Ridgewood United Methodist Church in Dallas. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Carl.

Survivors include three daughters, Judith Colquitt of Radford, Va., Carlene Cody of Dallas, Texas, and Penny Cody of Littleton, Colo.; one brother, Dale Scott of Tucson, Ariz.; two sisters, Jamie Turner and Sue Blair, both of Denton Valley; eight grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren; several cousins and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, January 26, 2007 at the Hamil Family Funeral Home in Abilene with the Rev. H. B. Terry officiating. Burial followed in the Dudley Cemetery.

Memorials may be made in honor of Rebecca Cody to the Dudley Cemetery Association, c/o Glenda Smith, 11866 CR 220, Abilene, Texas, 79602. Online condolences may be made at


SAN SABA, Texas - Guy Fain, 81, of Alice, Texas, passed away Monday, January 29, 2007 in Corpus Christi, Texas. He was born July 10, 1925 in Graham, Texas, the son of Dr. Guy Burton Fain Sr. and Ona Bumphus Fain. On January 8, 1947, Guy Fain and Frances Marie Maultsby were married in Austin, Texas. She preceded him in death August 4, 2000. He served in the Armed Forces of the United States from June 1, 1949 until March 23, 1953. While in the service he was a medic in Guam. Most of his life was spent teaching history in the public school system. He enjoyed several years as a Boy Scout Master and was a member of the Church of Christ. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dr. Guy B. and Ona Fain; and by his wife, Frances Marie Fain.

Survivors include his two sisters and their husbands, Jannette (Homer Gene) Wasson of Kerens, Texas, and Annette (Bill) Kidd of Haslet, Texas; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, January 31, 2007 at 1 p.m. at the Howell-Doran Funeral Home Chapel with John Kenner officiating. Interment will follow at the San Saba City Cemetery.

The family requests that memorials be made to the Boyd Church of Christ, P. O. Box 277, Boyd, Texas, 76023, or to the Kerens Church of Christ, 300 Umphreys, Kerens, Texas, 75144.

Arrangements entrusted to Howell-Doran Funeral Home of San Saba.


BENAVIDES, Texas - Lilia R. Quinonez, 88, passed away January 28, 2007 in a nursing home in Ohio after a long illness. She was a homemaker and owned a small grocery store in Benavides, Texas. She was preceded in death by her husband, Luciano Quinonez; and by her brothers and sisters.

Survivors include two sons, Jesus (Lilia) Quinonez and Greg (Leslie) Quinonez, both of Fremont, Ohio; two daughters, Rita Rivera of Garland, Texas, and Berta (Tristan) Trevino of Defiance, Ohio; 14 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, 12 great-great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will begin at 5 p.m. Wednesday, January 31, 2007 at the Mauro P. Garcia Funeral Chapel in Benavides, Texas. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday, February 1, 2007 at Santa Rosa De Lima Catholic Church and burial will follow at the Benavides Cemetery.

Arrangements entrusted to Mauro P. Garcia Funeral Homes, Inc.


ALICE, Texas - Juan Vasquez was born on December 23, 1939 in Alice, Texas. He went to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 28, 2007. He passed away at his daughter's residence in Alice. Juan was born and raised in Alice. He married Ida Pulido in 1959. He was a welder by trade. He also served in the United States Army Reserves for many years. He moved in the 1980s to Grand Prairie, Texas, where he lived until returning to Alice on January 1, 2007 to be with his children. They were able to spend a short 28 days with him and will cherish the memories the rest of their lives. He was happy to be home in Alice and was able to reminisce with some of his old friends, truly enjoying their company. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ida Pulido; his parents, Guadalupe and Consuelo Vasquez; and his brother, Manuel Vasquez.

Survivors include his three children, Melva (Lorenzo) Ramirez, Juan (Dee Ann Vasquez) Vasquez Jr., and Gracie (Bobby) Perez, all of Alice; grandchildren, John David Alvarez, Rafael Alvarez, Amanda Alvarez, Fidel Ramirez, Angelica DeLaGarza, Bethany Perez, Roxanne Perez, Juan "John" Vasquez III, Sarah Vasquez and Alyssa Vasquez; great-granddaughter, Ariana Angelica DeLaGarza; brothers and sisters, Jesus (Romanita) Vasquez, Belen DeLeon, Paulina Tamez, Guadalupe "Lucky" (Dora) Vasquez, Joe "Pepe" (Emma) Vasquez and Teresa (Genaro) Adames, all of Grand Prairie, Texas; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins who loved him dearly.

Prayer services will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, January 31, 2007 at Emmanuel Baptist Church on Hickey Street, with Pastor Guadalupe Martinez officiating. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, February 1, 2007 at Robersons Funeral Chapel with burial following at Old Collins Cemetery.

Arrangements entrusted to Robersons Funeral Home.

-Paid Obituary