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Our loving mother, Donna Q (Brunk) Rokos, of Powder Springs, Georgia, died on April 13, 2014, at age 72. She was born to Main and Vivian Brunk in Hamilton, Texas, on September 24, 1941. She graduated from Hamilton High School and received her certifi cation as an x-ray technician from St. Paul Hospital in Dallas, Texas. She was a dedicated x-ray technician for 38 years, who retired  from Columbia Dunwoody Medical Center in Atlanta. After retirement, she learned to transcribe braille and provided volunteer services to the Atlanta Braille Volunteers. Donna is survived by her former husband, Jerry Brewer; and their three children, Angela, Tracy and Robert; three grandchildren, David and Elizabeth Mata and Billy Mullinax; and three greatgrandchildren, Peyton, Hailee and Makayla. She is also survived by her brother, Bill Brunk. Donna was predeceased by her husband, William Rokos.

February 17, 1985 – April 12, 2014 Curtis Lam, age 29, of Nolanville, passed away, Saturday, April 12, 2014. Funeral services were at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at
Scott’s Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Kurt Fuessel offi ciating. Burial followed at Greenbriar Cemetery. Curtis was born on February 17, 1985, in Bryan, Texas, to James
Milton Lam and Suzanne Renee Holt. He attended school in Jonesboro, graduating from Jonesboro High School in 2003. He worked with his dad, framing for numerous years, and then began working in the oil fi elds in 2008. He married Erica Brown on May 1, 2010. He enjoyed hunting and fi shing, and was a hard worker that loved his job. Most of all, he loved his family. He is survived by his wife, Erica Lam; father, Jim Lam and wife, Carla; mother, Suzanne Laird, and husband, Garland; sons, Lane, Cody and Arron Dossey; brothers, Kyle Patterson and wife, Mallory and Preston Patterson; step-sister, Makayla Brown; grandparents, Jack and Lavelle Lam and Bozy and Joyce Holt; and
several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Weldon Sheldon, 87, of Evant, died Saturday, April 12, 2014, at a hospital in Hamilton. Graveside services were held Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at Hurst Ranch Cemetery in Star. Mr. Sheldon was born July 11, 1926, to the late Chester and Beatrice Arnold Sheldon in Evant. He was reared and attended school in Evant. He was a farmer and a rancher. He served in the U.S. Navy at the end of WW II. He married the former Virgie Soules, and they resided at Evant. He was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Leslie Sheldon of Evant and Elbert Sheldon of Gatesville. Survivors include his wife, Virgie (Soules) Sheldon of Temple; daughters, Charlotte Looney of Austin, Sue Turner of Austin and Beverly Rodgers of Temple; sister, Eva White of Abilene; four grandchildren; and fi ve great-grandchildren. In lieu of fl owers, memorials may be made to Hurst Ranch Cemetery, c/o Kirby Moore, P.O. Box 325, Star, TX 76880 or to the charity of choice.