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Ernest Brewer

Thursday, October 20, 2022
Ernest Brewer

Ernest Brewer Jr., 84, of Izoro, died Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022, at Baylor Scott and White Hospital in Temple.

A rosary was recited Monday, Oct. 17, at Sneed-Carnley Funeral Chapel in Lampasas followed by visitation.

Mass of Christian burial was held Tuesday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Burial was in Hillsdale Cemetery near Izoro.

Ernest was born April 2, 1938, on the Leon River, the son of Ernest Brewer Sr. and Nannie Lee.

He married Mary Irvilene Blakley on March 21, 1959, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Lampasas.

Ernest was a veteran, carpenter, rancher and outdoorsman and loved tending to his children and grandchildren.

He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Irvilene Brewer, on June 27, 2016; his parents; a granddaughter, Elizabeth Swift; great-granddaughter Kenzie; sisters, Ofell Hill and Janie Parsons; and brother Elmer Brewer. Survivors include his daughter, Teresa Swift and husband Russell; son Stephen Leslie Brewer and wife Donna; grandchildren James Swift and wife Melissa, Jerrod Swift and wife Cheyenne, Marshal Brewer and wife Haylee, Joshua Brewer and wife Brittany, Melissa Brewer and Jason Booth; great-grandchildren Blake, Riley, Baylee, Bentley, Jade, Jovi, Brayden, Brooklyn, Hunter, Avva, Jaylee and Abby; sisters Louise Parr and husband James, Ann Wilson and Jan Paul and husband Bill.