Donald Joe Hlavaty
Funeral Date: 4/21/2011

Obituary:
Donald Joe Hlavaty, age 72, of Bay City, TX. died Sunday April 17, in Bay City, TX. Born July 17, 1938 in El Campo, TX. a son of the late Vincent Martin Hlavaty and Anna Lomica Hlavaty he was a retired employee of J.P. Graham Oil Well Services, a Luthern and widower of Ola Jean Gardner Hlavaty whom he married April 19, 1958 in Warren, AR. She died January 3, 2004. Also, preceding him in death was a brother Marvin James Hlavaty. Survivors are 1 son Bill Hlavaty, Richmond, TX. 1 daughter Marian “Sissy” Butler, Bryant, AR. 2 brothers Eugene Hlavaty, Rye, TX. and Harry Hlavaty, Carrolton, TX. 1 sister Marian Shimmon, Lakeway, TX. 4 grandchildren Kimberly Noska Sanders, Richmond, TX., Jennifer Noska, Bryant, AR., Susan Nucete Bleyer, Houston, TX. and Jayne Nucete of Washington State. Funeral services were 10:00 a.m. Thursday April 21, Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. Bill Gardner officiating. Janice Sullivan was organist and Mary Fierce was soloist. Burial was in McFarland Cemetery at Banks, AR. by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Eugene Hlavaty, Harry Hlavaty, Jim Gardner, Hershel Tillman, Steve Hlavaty, John Gardner, James Gardner and Michael Gardner. Honorary pallbearers were Richard Foster, Donald Foster, John Tillman, Bubba Gardner and Andrew Gardner.

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Name: Levie Angle
Message: So sorry for your loss.Parker and Angle Families

Name: Lucy Hodges
Message: We express our deepest sympathy to the entire family. Lucy & Tom Hodges

Name: Jo Ann Johnson
Message: Ola Jean, I am so sorry for your loss. May God bless you & all your family. I will be praying for you. Jo Ann Stone Johnson

Name: Tom&Margaret Gibson
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. May you be comforted by our Lord at this sad time.

Name: Barbara Davis
Message: So sorry to hear that your dad passed away. Our prayers will be for your comfort at this time.

Name: Jeri (McKissick) Thormaehlen
Message: Sissy and Billy, so sorry for your loss. We will keep you in our prayers.