Geneva Carroll, 64, of Fairfield, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2022, at her residence. Memorial services were held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30, 202at Capps Memorial Chapel with Pastor Jimmy Cotton officiating. Mrs. Carroll was born Sept. 12, 1957, in Lake Placid, FL, to parents Buck and Bernice Barwick Keen. She had been a Fairfield resident for 30 years since moving here from Florida. She married John Carroll on Oct. 6, 2018. Geneva was known for her love of fishing, cooking and collecting frogs. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters.
Betty J. Alewine was born in Galveston on Sept. 23, 1932, to George Raymond and Ruth Elaine (Burney) Mulcahy. Betty Jo graduated from Teague High School on May 29, 1951. She was married to Tillman West Conovan, from 1953 to 1970, and together they had three children, Sharon Jeane Gregory, Jefferson Raymond Conovan and Kimberly Ruth Conovan. She became Betty J. Alewine in May 1984, when she married Bennie L. Alewine. Betty J. Alewine passed away peacefully on Aug. 27, 2022, at the home of her daughter, Sherri and husband, Mike Gregory, in Teague. Betty J. Alewine lived a strong spiritual life. She had magnificent work ethics and loved God, her family and friends. She had a sweet, loving and kind soul. She loved playing and beating you at canasta. She enjoyed trips to the casino, the Cowboys, Texas Rangers and the Mavericks and had a T-shirt for every game, depending on the team, that she wore as she sat and watched “her team” games on television. Betty Jo loved Homecoming, seeing all her classmates and riding the floats. After retirement in 1992, she pursued her love for antiques, owning Fairfield Antique Mall and then Parker Square Mall, both in Fairfield.
ayo Teddy (Ted) Douglas Mayo was born on the Ellen Austin place just outside of Kerens on Nov. 11, 1940. It was a cold day and he arrived famished, beginning his lifelong appreciation of a timely and satisfying meal. He was the third of five children born to Hardy P. and Hazel Marie Mayo.