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Wayne Mohon, 82 of Dimmitt, Texas, passed away on May 26, 2020, in Dimmitt. A memorial service will be held on Friday, June 5, 2020 at I :30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Dimmitt with Pastor Jonathan Sullivan officiating. Cremation and funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Colonial Funeral Home of Dimmitt.

Wayne was born May 27, 1937 in Aubrey, Texas to H.L. and Mary "Mutt" (Lawson) Mohon. Wayne grew up in Panhandle, Texas and graduated from Panhandle High School after high school he attended Fullerton Junior College and earned his associates degree in Industrial Technology. Wayne then married Cora Fay Bonifield on June 9, 1961 . They had been residents of Dimmitt since 1971. Wayne worked for the Corn Sweetner Plant in Dimmitt for 34 years as a storeroom manager before his retirement. Wayne was a long time member of the First Baptist Church of Dimmitt where he served as a deacon while also serving on several other church committees. He enjoyed doing mission work for the Texas Baptist Men, the Blackaby Ministries and also lending a hand with the Help Hands Ministry in Dimmitt. Anytime Wayne could get away, he was always up for a good fishing and camping trip.

Those left to cherish his memories are two daughters, Beth Raper and husband Joe of Borger, Texas, and Deborah Huseman of Panhandle, Texas; one son, David Mohon and wife Angie of Levelland, Texas; one sister, Cynthia Mohon; one brother Tyrone Luck; seven grandchildren, Andrew Raper of Amarillo, Texas, Kaile Monroe and husband Tyler of Wolfforth, Texas , Brion Raper of Borger, Jill Huseman of Las Animas, Colordado, Mitchell Stevens and wife Chelsea of Amarillo, Ashley Mills of Lubbock, Texas, and Casey McCorkle and husband Dustin of Lubbock; and six great-grandchildren, J ax Monroe, Haidyn Monroe, Keighton Mills, Carson Stevens, Hudson Stevens and Maverick McCorkle. Wayne is preceded in death by his wife, Faye Mohon; parents, H.L. and Mary Mohon; and one brother, Jere Don Mohon.

The family request in lieu of flowers memorials be made to your favorite mission-oriented charity.

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Dr. Theron C. Hawkins went home to be with his Lord on April 1, 2020. He was surrounded by his children, grandchildren and Joy, his wife of 67 years.

There will be a memorial service at Trinity Baptist Church in Kerrville, Texas on Saturday, June 13 at 1 p.m.

Dr. Hawkins was born and raised in Castro County, graduating from Hart High School in 1947. Following graduation, he attended Baylor University in Waco and medical school.

He and his wife Joy moved to Kerrville where he started his medical practice. They lived there until his retirement and then moved to Comfort, Texas.

He was a great, loving man who loved life and all it held. He was a beloved doctor who knew his patients and hospital staff by name. He always had a story or joke; for a sense of humor was a part of his life. His family always knew he could repair anything.

He was an involved member of Trinity Baptist Church in Kerrville, serving in many leadership roles. He led mission trips to Mexico ( 15) and Africa (5) and was involved in the Christian Medical and Dental Association for 63 years. He served in many leadership roles for DMDA and was on the San Antonio Council at the time of his death.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Willis and Fredda (Griffin) Hawkins; brothers, Willis A. Gus and Robert Lewis; and sisters Loramack and Mary.

He is survived by his wife, Joy; children Denine Paterson and husband David, Brad Hawkins and wife Lisa, Maria Burge and husband Walt; grandchildren, Aaron Patterson and wife Kelly, Ragan Patterson and wife Sarah, Danny Hawkins and wife Christy, Kevan Hawkins, Taylor Hawkins, Star Fiori and husband Bradley; great-granchildren, Coby and Kailey Davis, Leighton and Leanor Patterson, Jack Chappell; and many foster children, nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to Trinity Baptist Church Kerrville Building Fund, Christian Medical and Dental Association, San Antonio, or Alto Frio Baptist Encampment in Leakey.

Castro County News

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