June 28, 1926 - September 3, 2012
Maurine Oliphant of Sabinal passed away on September 3, 2012 in Kerrville at the age of 86. She was born on June 28, 1926 in Sabinal to Sammy and Lucy (Alley) Felts. She married Tommy Oliphant on September 25, 1943 in Uvalde. She is survived by her husband of 68 years; daughter, Darlene Lou Woodward and husband, Darrel of Spring Branch, TX; son-in-law, Louis Joseph Azopardi of Austin; brother, Hubert Lee Felts and wife, Betty of Sabinal; three grandchildren, Tommy Joe Azopardi and wife, Molly; Rene Hedemann and husband, Keith; and Wayne Matthews and wife, Kerri; and nine great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Tommie Lee Azopardi; and a son, Woody Wayne Oliphant. The family will greet visitors on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 from 5-7pm at the Rushing-Estes-Knowles Chapel in Sabinal. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 10:00 AM at the Rushing-Estes-Knowles Chapel with burial following in Sabinal Cemetery. Rev. Leighanne Brechin will officiate. Pallbearers will be Jarrod Azopardi; Kade Hedemann; Dick Story; James Kincaid; George Driskill; and Eddie Mathis. Honorary pallbearers will be Danny Pish and Hubert Felts. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the 1st United Methodist Church in Sabinal.