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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 9, 2007, New Braunfels, Texas February 2007 HERALDZEITUNG Page 3A OBITUARIES Paid advertisements EDGAHWILLARD JONES Edgar Willard Jones passed away at home early Thursday February He was 83 years of Edgar was born in Black Arkansas on February to John Jefferson and Margaret Lee He was predeceased by a and sisters Thelma Clela and Mabel He is survived by a Harlan a Walk across Texas promotes fitness Mildred and numerous nieces and Edgar is also survived by his precious wife of 61 Vel ma He and Velma had four a daughter Elis abeth Ann Betty who died in and three Thomas Richard and Dennis Albert Thomas Tom and his wife Pam live in League Richard Dick and his wife Dede live in New Dennis and his wife Vicki live in Edgars loving family includes seven grandchildren and six great The grandchildren are Todd Wallace Jones and his wife Maria of Los Califor nia Troy Brandon Jones of League Texas Anna Elis abeth Ross and husband Chris of Pennsylvania Aaron Christopher Jones and wife Ashley of New Texas Ian Alexander Jones of New Texas Victo ria Leigh Jones of Texas and Stephen Albert Jones of The great grandchildren are Liam Wallace and Nicholas David Jones of Los Angeles Tyler Lee and London Christo pher Jones of New Braunfels Jones Michael and Reagan Andrea Ross of Edgar was a World War II serving in the Unit ed States Coast After the he graduated from the University of Arkansas ANDRES FUENTES Funeral arrangements are pending at the Zoeller Funer al Home for Andres who passed away at his resi dence in New Braunfels on at the age of 54 Todays services Alice Ida Comal New with two engineering He remained a lifelong enthu siastic He was blessed with great success throughout his career as an beginning with Phillips Petroleum Company in men holding the positions of Plant Manager of Oxirane Chemical Arco Chemical and retiring in 1986 as Vice Presi dent of Atlantic Richfield Petro Chemical dale He and his wife Velma retired to live in New Braunfels in 1986 and have made their home here since that Edgar and Velma were among the founding families of Christ Presbyterian Church in New Braunfels and have remained faithful members since He had a sincere faith in Jesus Christ as his Savior and His faith was most obvious in his his love for his wife and and his consistent support of his Edgar Willard Jones was a Southern gentle Funeral arrangements will be handled by Doeppen Services will be at Christ Presbyterian 1620 Common Street in New Braunfels at 2 on February His Pastor Dick will Interment will be on Sunday afternoon in the family cemetery at the Triple J By Jessica Sanders Staff Writer For Bobbie competition is a walk in the who works in the Comal County CourtatLaw said shes been participating in the statewide Walk Across Texas program for the past four My team members might take a break and walk during the or well get together after work and walk in the Koepp Our goal is usually just to beat the other Kathleen county extension agent for health said Walk Across Texas promotes fitness by encouraging teams to log miles that they walk while exercising or even perform ing daily County employee teams will begin logging mileage on but start dates vary for different The Walk Across Texas Web site has con version charts that let participants con vert different activities to she Greer said the program is open to any I To learn more about Walk Across call 6203434 or go to People are encouraged to enter on teams of although individuals are also Precinct 3 Commissioner Greg Parker said he plans to start his own Im going to do it and Im signing up my son and my he Were going to be racking up the miles pretty Outoftown or even outofstate teammates also are as long as they call in mileage to their Comal County she If you walk your dog you can count that and you can even count the dog as part of your Greer County Judge Danny Scheel said he probably wont participate in the pro gram because of obligations on his he said Walk Across Texas provides great benefits for those who do take part in Its a great he the county a lot of money and helps keeps employees According tofexas Cooperative Exten sion the program might have saved Comal County million in employee health costs last When people exercise they are so they dont miss as much work and the county also saves on insur ance Greer Because of limited the county cant offer prizes to all But we offer awards to our employees who participate and encourage other compa nies and groups to do the same with their Koepp said her teams goal is usually just to beat the other county the County CourtatLaw group won camp chairs after getting the top score a few years We always say were going to contin ue with it after the said who admitted that hot weather usually cools the teams We always feel so much better when were NBCs Tim Russert testifies in Libby trial WASHINGTON AP NBCs Tim Russert deflected criticism of his ethics and credibility as he completed a heated second day of cross examination Thursday in the trial of former White House aide Lewis Scooter who testified that he never discussed outed CIA operative Valerie Plame with was the final prosecution witness before Special Prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald rested his three week perjury and obstruc tion Libbys attorneys will begin calling witnesses The journalist was subject ed to the kind of interroga tion he usually gives guests on his Sunday television show Meet the as attorneys flashed excerpts of his previous statements on a video monitor and asked him to explain inconsisten A law school Russert avoided several traps defense attorneys laid before He seemed uncomfort able at as they asked him to explain why he willingly told an FBI agent about a July 2003 con versation with then gave a sworn statement say ing he would not testify about that conversation because it was Did you disclose in the affidavit to the court that you had already disclosed the contents of your conversa tion with asked Theodore one of Lib bys As Ive Russert Its a yes or no Wells Id like to answer it to the best of my Russert This is a very simple ques Either its in the affidavit or its not Wells Did you disclose to the court that you had already communi cated to the FBI the fact that you had communicated with Libby Russert Wells wants to cast Russert as someone who cannot be who publicly championed the sanctity of offthe record co nversations but privately revealed that information to Russert said he viewed the FBI conversation and testi mony to prosecutors differ Russerts credibility is under fire because he and Libby tell very different stories about a July 2003 phone call that is at the heart of the The question of which to believe could be a critical jury room Legislation would increase physical activity requirement AUSTIN AP week after President Bush called child hood obesity a costly problem for the two lawmakers are calling for more physical education in Texas schools to help combat obesity related diseases like Their proposal would require moderate to vigorous daily activ ity for all students in kinder garten through eighth grade for at least 30 minutes a More than a third of our stu dents in Texas are putting them at higher risk for numerous chronic diseases including heart said Jane a Republican from who is leading the effort in the We are seeing in adolescents the types of diabetes that we used to only see in the middle Anna Nicoles death wont affect probate fight HOUSTON AP All three principles in the madefor tabloid Anna Nicole Smith legal circus now are But the court battles over millions of dol lars in inheritance she was claim ing are likely to move The claims will survive to her said Charles W Rocky a South Texas College of Law professor who has followed the complicated series of law suits involving Smith and the family of her dead Howard In criminal cases like we had with Ken where the defen dant it was Mar shall But in civil cases where the claim is for your estate and the heirs you have from the estate are able to continue the litigation in the name of the representatives of the Smiths death Thursday in Florida came less than a year after the death of Pierce Mar her chief antagonist in a more than decadelong legal fight over the fortune left by her 90yearold Mar shalls father Howard Mar Pierce Marshall died June 20 in Dallas at At the his family promised to contin ue to keep Smith from Mar shalls oil estimated at as much as The elder Marshall met the former stripper in 1991 at a Houston strip They mar ried in the year after she had been named Playboy mag azines Playmate of the He was 89 she was Marshall died 14 months lat triggering courtroom show downs in Texas and California over the Marshall The legislation would require a physical fitness assessment of all public school students at the beginning and end of each school year and reported to the Texas Educa tion with students names made The TEA would be 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