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Blood Drive in Coleman on June 27

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A community blood drive will take place in Coleman on Tuesday, June 27. The Meek Blood Center bloodmobile will be parked at Coleman County Medical Center from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m. Meek Blood Center supplies all of the blood used for patient care at Coleman County Medical Center.

“There is no substitute for blood. Our volunteer donors provide 100% of the blood that is used for patient care in 17 area hospitals,” said Frances Baker, donor recruiter.” “Blood donors give the precious gift of life, which allows someone to have another birthday, another anniversary or another holiday with family and friends,” Baker continued.

Each donor will receive a T-shirt, as well as a complimentary total cholesterol test. Those who have eligibility questions may call 325-670-2880. For the latest news and updates follow us at facebook.com/meekbloodcenter.


Santa Anna Cemetery

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The Santa Anna Cemetery Association thanks the following for their recent donations and memorials. All gifts to the cemetery are greatly appreciated. Anyone wishing to make a donation or give a memorial may do so by mailing it to P.O. Box 97, Santa Anna, Tx. 76878

Memorials
In memory of Robert Robinett by David & Sheila Stallings
In memory of A.T. Mendoza by David & Sheila Stallings
In memory of Nancy Cheaney Jackson by Novelle Boylston
by Donnie & Janet Neff
by David & Sheila Stallings
In memory of the Holt, Lewellen, & Smedley Families by Sue Evans Williams


Suzanne ‘Susie’ Bass

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Suzanne ‘Susie’ Bass age 82 of Coleman, Texas passed from this life on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 9:20pm at her residence in Coleman.

Services will be Wednesday at 2:00 pm at First Baptist Church with Rev. John Stanislaw, Rev. Gary Boyd and Rev. Dick Schultz officiating. Interment will follow at the Santa Anna Cemetery with services under the direction of Henderson Funeral Home of Coleman. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 5:30-7:00 pm at Henderson Funeral Home of Coleman.

She was born Suzanne Renegar on August 26, 1934 in San Antonio, Texas to Darwood and Lucile N. Miller Renegar. She was raised in San Antonio moving to Coleman County at age 12 being raised by John and Lucile Miller Hensley and graduated from Santa Anna High School in 1946. Susie inherited from her mother the German values of hard work. She completed formal classes to improve her talent of design and construction, and helped design the Baptist Parsonage and Family Life Center for First Baptist Church of Santa Anna. Susie married Richard Dean Bass June 1, 1982 at Ft Sam Houston, Texas and they have celebrated thirty five years of marriage. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Coleman, Self Culture Club of Santa Anna, former President Ex Student Association Santa Anna High and was a homemaker and decorator.

SURVIVORS Husband – Dean Bass of Coleman, TX
8 Children – Suwanee Smith of Abilene, TX; Lucinda Price of Brownwood, TX; Robin (Ken) Roberts of Abilene, TX; Bill (Kathy) Smith of Santa Anna, TX, Richard (Dava) Bass of Houston, TX; Wade (Mary) Bass of Gainsville, TX; Joe (Sheila) Bass of Lake Charles, LA; James (Robin) Bass of Venus, TX
Brother – John S. (Peggy) Hensley of Santa Anna TX
12 Grandchildren
12 Great Grandchildren
3 Nieces – Jenna (Tyson) Kubena, Jesse (Patrick) Kerr, Pam Bass

Susie was preceded in death by her parents Lucile (Miller) and John Hensley

In lieu of flowers family requests friends consider a donation to Hospice of the Big Country or donors favorite charity.

Henderson Funeral Homes
Coleman & Santa Anna
325-625-2121 325-348-3131


Santa Anna Seniors Rake in an Estimated $102,400.00 in Scholarships

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Scholarships totaling $102,400.00 were awarded to graduating seniors at SAHS who have distinguished themselves in music, art, character, community service and overall academic achievement. The presentations were part of Santa Anna High School commencement on Friday, May 26, 2017.

The scholarships come from SAHS alumni donations, bequests from individuals and families, the Santa Anna Foundation Ex-Student’s scholarship fund, service organizations, colleges the students will attend, and the generosity of businesses in the area.

The following is a compilation of the awards:
2016-2017 Scholarships:
Delaynee Absher:
Claude and Jewel Tyler Memorial Scholarship $500.00
Cisco College High School Achievement Scholarship $2000.00
Santa Anna Ex-Students Association Scholarship $500.00

Blaine Beal: Cisco College High School Achievement Scholarship $2000.00

Bryan Castruita: Cisco College High School Achievement Scholarship $2000.00

Katelynne Craig:
Santa Anna Livestock Association Scholarship $100.00
Cisco College High School Achievement Scholarship $2000.00
James & Evelyn Cliett Scholarship $1000.00

Laci Donham: Cisco College High School Achievement Scholarship $2000.00

Noah Garza: Cisco College High School Achievement Scholarship $2000.00

Taylor Guerrero:
Hartman Family Scholarship $1000.00
Panhandle Plains Scholarship $200.00
Santa Anna Livestock Association Scholarship $100.00
Cisco College High School Achievement Scholarship $2000.00
Santa Anna Ex-Student Association Scholarship $500.00

Jacob Herrod:
CAS Scholarship $500.00
The Herrod Hero Scholarship $1000.00
Drucilla Eberhart George Scholarship $750.00
Circle C Cattlewomen Scholarship $500.00
Cisco College High School Achievement Scholarship $2000.00
Lake Brownwood Lions Club Scholarship $500.00
Santa Anna Ex-Student Association Scholarship $500.00

Kayden Isbell:
Claude and Jewel Tyler Memorial Scholarship $500.00
Cisco College High School Achievement Scholarship $2000.00

Jaylie Jones:
Highest Ranking Graduate $11,000.00
Santa Anna Presbyterian Church Scholarship $500.00
Guthrie Family Scholarship $750.00
Lake Brownwood Lions Club $500.00
Big Country Athletics Hall of Fame Scholarship $1000.00
West Central Wireless Scholarship $500.00
Cisco College High School Achievement Scholarship $2000.00
Santa Anna Ex-Students $500.00
Diserens Family Scholarship 20,000.00

Carson Keeney:
Cisco College Meat Judging/ Agriculture Scholarship $7000.00
Cisco College High School Achievement Scholarship $2000.00
Santa Anna Livestock Association $100.00

Lindsey Marks: Cisco College High School Achievement Scholarship $2000.00

Joseph McCall: Cisco College High School Achievement Scholarship $2000.00

Ethan Mendoza: Cisco College High School Achievement Scholarship $2000.00

Breanna Michon:
Humane Society of Coleman County Scholarship $500.00
Cisco College High School Achievement Scholarship $2000.00
Santa Anna Livestock Association Scholarship $100.00

Shelbie Murray:
Mike Hosch Scholarship $1000.00
Cisco College High School Achievement Scholarship: $2000.00
Santa Anna Livestock Association Scholarship $100.00

Madalyn Perez: Cisco College High School Achievement Scholarship $2000.00

Alexis Washington:
Santa Anna Rodeo Scholarship $600.00
Circle C Cattlewomen Scholarship $500.00
Cisco College Band Scholarship $4000.00
Cisco College High School Achievement Scholarship $2000.00
Santa Anna Ex-Students Scholarship $500.00
Santa Anna Livestock Association Scholarship $100.00

Guy Watts:
Cisco College High School Achievement Scholarship $2000.00
Cisco College Meat Judging/ Agriculture Scholarship $7000.00


Robert Calvin Barkley

Former Santa Anna drug store owner and pharmacist Robert Barkley of Hillsboro passed away on May 22nd. See the Waco Tribune Obituary for the complete obituary.


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