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Achsa S. Ludlum
    LOMETA -- Achsa S. Ludlum, a retired teacher, died Jan. 13, 1998. She was 80. Survivors include a daughter, Joanna Ford; two sons, Ted Stone of La Porte and Frank Stone of Austin; a brother, Frances Smith of Bishop; and a grandson. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Jan. 15 in Restland Cemetery, Bishop. Sunset Funeral Home, San Antonio. 

Ada B. Yancy
    Ada B. Yancy, a member of Holy Cross Catholic Church, died Jan. 9, 1998. She was 84. Survivors include two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services will be at 1 p.m. Jan. 16 in Rose Hill Memorial Park. Maxwell P. Dunne Funeral Service. 

Consuelo Garcia
    ALICE -- Consuelo Garcia died Jan. 14, 1998. She was 85. Survivors include two sons, Noe and Mario Garcia, both of Alice; four daughters, Esperanza Martinez of San Antonio, Lucy Menchaca of Missouri City and Idolina Canales and Irma Vela, both of Alice; two brothers, Jose and Gilberto Guajardo, both of Alice; two sisters, Refugia Gonzalez of Alice and Eloisa Hinojosa of Corpus Christi; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Rosary will be recited at 8 p.m. Jan. 15 at Ruben M. Garcia & Sons Funeral Home. Mass will be celebrated at 2 p.m. Jan. 16 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. 

Jose Benavidez
    BEEVILLE -- Jose Benavidez, a Catholic, died Jan. 13, 1998. He was 55. Survivors include his wife, Millie; four daughters, Norma, Patricia and Melissa Benavidez, all of Beeville, and Monica Benavidez of San Antonio; a sister, Amelia Medina of California; and six grandchildren. Rosary will be at 7:45 p.m. Jan. 15 at Trevino Funeral Home. Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Jan. 16 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Burial will be in Our Lady of Victory Cemetery No. 2. 

Joseph H. Nock
    ALICE -- Joseph H. Nock, a retired farmer, died Jan. 13, 1998. He was 78. Survivors include his wife, Rose; three daughters, Mary Nock, Evelyn McGuire and Betty Nock, all of Alice; two sons, Jerry and Garry Nock, both of Alice; and three grandchildren. Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Jan. 15 at Holmgreen Mortuary. Services will be at 10 a.m. Jan. 16 at Holmgreen Mortuary. Burial will be in Alice Cemetery. 

June K. Anderson
    ALICE -- June Kathy Anderson died Jan. 9, 1998. She was 45. Survivors include a son, George Anderson of Alice; a daughter, Katherine Hostetler of Alice; and four grandchildren. Memorial services will be at 7 p.m. Jan. 16 at Roberson Funeral Home. 

Lois I. Owens
    ROCKPORT -- Lois Irene Owns, a member of First Baptist Church, died Jan. 12, 1998. She was 81. Survivors include three sons, Glenn Owens of League City, James Gillum of Overland Park, Kan., and Jerry Owens of Rockport; a daughter, Peggy Cade of Abilene; her mother, Louella Irwin of Aransas Pass; a brother, Roy Irwin of Portland; 15 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Services will be at 11 a.m. Jan. 15 at First Baptist Church. Burial will be in Rockport Cemetery. Charlie Marshall Funeral Home & Crematory. 

Manuela Gilpatrick
    ALICE -- Manuela Gilpatrick died Jan. 13, 1998. She was 82. Survivors include her husband, Marion; two sons, Joe Gilpatrick of Alice and Roy Gilpatrick of Victoria; a brother, Gilberto Villarreal of Corpus Christi; 12 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Jan. 15 at Ruben M. Garcia & Sons Funeral Home. Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Jan. 16 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. 

Matthew G. Thomas
    TILDEN -- Matthew Garrett Thomas, a fourth-grade student and member of the 4H program at McMullen County Elementary School, died Jan. 13, 1998. He was 10. Survivors include his parents, Bruce and Alisa Thomas of Tilden; three sisters, Jessica, Kayla and Destinee Thomas, all of Tilden; two brothers, Justin and Bruce Thomas, both of Tilden; two stepbrothers, Kade and Cody Potter, both of Quanah; his grandparents, Bobby and Doris Thomas, Billy and Frances Bennett, all of Three Rivers, and Don and Scarlett Daugherty of Quanah; and his great-grandmothers, Thelma Thomas of Enid, Okla., and Maime Lytle of Anson. Services will be at 10 a.m. Jan. 16 at First Baptist Church. Burial will be in Thomas Cemetery. Galloway & Sons Funeral Directors, Three Rivers. 

Matthew P. Hendricks
    Matthew Perry Hendricks, a Tuloso-Midway High School senior and employee of Corpus Christi Pistol and Rifle Club, died Jan. 12, 1998. He was 18. Survivors include his parents, Joseph and Vickie Hendricks of Robstown; two brothers, Christopher Hendricks of Palacios and David Hendricks of Robstown; a sister, Desiree Branch of Robstown; his grandmother, Marion Hendricks of Corpus Christi; and his stepgrandmother, Betty Sue Hendricks of Corpus Christi. Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Jan. 15 at Memory Gardens Funeral Home. Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Jan. 16 at St. Peter Prince of the Apostles Catholic Church. Burial will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery. 

HENDRICKS
Matthew Perry Hendricks, 18, passed away Monday, January 12, 1998. Matthew was a senior at Tuloso-Midway High School. He was a member of DECA and employed at Corpus Christi Pistol and Rifle Club. Matthew enjoyed surfing, fishing and bird hunting. He is preceded in death by maternal grandparents Hazel Perry Mills and Francis Gerald Perry; paternal grandfather Wayne Hendricks, Sr. He is survived by his parents, Joseph F. and Vickie S. Hendricks of Robstown; two brothers, Christopher Joseph Hendricks (Jennifer) of Palacios, Texas and David Michael Hendricks of Robstown; one sister, Desiree Louise Branch (Tony) of Robstown; a niece, Coreen Klue of Lodi, New York; paternal grandmother, Marion Hendricks; step-paternal grandmother, Betty Sue Hendricks both of Corpus Christi; a girlfriend, Trisha Fox; numerous uncles, aunts and other relatives. Public visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, January 15, 1998 with a Rosary at 7:00 p.m. at Memory Gardens Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, January 16, 1998 at St. Peter Prince of the Apostles Catholic Church, 3901 Violet Road. Interment to follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Tuloso-Midway High School Matt Hendricks Memorial Fund, Attention: Gary Burnett, P.O. Box 10900, Corpus Christi, Texas 78460. 

ESPINOSA
Vicenta Espinosa, 90, passed away Monday, January 12, 1998 in a local hospital. She was a loving and caring mother, grandmother, and great cook who will be dearly missed by those whose lives she touched. She is preceded in death by her husband, Santos Espinosa, Sr., Saulo Yvanez, Santos Espinosa, Jr. She is survived by one son, Adolfo C. and wife Margaret Espinosa of Corpus Christi, Texas; 11 grandchildren, and numerous great-grandchildren. Public visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 15, 1998 at Seaside Funeral Home. Funeral mass will be celebrated at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, January 16, 1998 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment to follow at Seaside Memorial Park. 

REVEREND LEDDY 
Father Aidan J. Leddy passed away Tuesday, January 13, 1998. He was born in Milltown, Co. Cavan, Ireland on January 4, 1931. His parents were Farral Leddy and Mary Fitspatrick. Fr. Leddy was ordained a priest on September 16, 1956 in Kilkenny, Ireland by Bishop Collier. For ten years after ordination, Fr. Leddy served in England as a member of the Oblates of Mary Immaculate. Reverend Aidan Leddy came to the Diocese of Corpus Christi in June of 1966. After serving as Parochial Vicar in Our Lady of Refuge Parish in Refugio, and Christ the King Parish in Laredo, Father Leddy was appointed Pastor of St. Peter's Parish in Laredo. He later served as Pastor in Immaculate Conception parish in Taft; Ss. Cyril & Methodius, Corpus Christi; St. John Nepomucene, Robstown. On February 1, 1994, Father Aidan Leddy was appointed Pastor of St. Anthony's Parish in Violet. Father Leddy also served the Diocese of Corpus Christi in various other assignments. He was Moderator of the Catholic Family Life Bureau; Chaplain of the Newman Apostolate at Laredo Junior College; Diocesan Coordinator of Campus Ministry; Ordinary Confessor, Ursuline Academy Sisters; Defender of the Bond; Tribunal Judge; Dean, Corpus Christi Westside Deanery; and belongs to the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre. He was a member of the Irish Cultural Society, Ancient Order of Hibernians, and was a licensed nursing home administrator, having received a Masters Degree from Our Lady of the Lake. He is survived by two sisters, Philomena Burns of Bellturbet, Ireland and Marie Celine Chapman of Kent, England; four nephews and three nieces. Visitation will begin 5:00 pm, Thursday, January 15, 1998 at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Violet with a rosary to be recited at 7:00 pm. An additional rosary will be recited 5:30 pm., Friday, January 16, 1998 by Most Reverend Roberto O. Gonzalez OFM, Bishop of Corpus Christi. A funeral mass will be celebrated 12:30 pm, Saturday, January 17, 1998, at St. Anthony's with Most Reverend Roberto O. Gonza lez OFM, Bishop of Corpus Christi as celebrant. Burial will follow in St. Anthony's Cemetery. 

WILLIAMS
Frances Williams, 84, passed away in an Aransas Pass Hospital Wednesday, January 14, 1998. Arrangements are pending. 

WUNDT
Dorothy Marie Wundt, 69, passed away in a Houston hospital Sunday, January 11, 1998 after a long illness. She was born in Granger, Texas, on November 18, 1928. Mrs. Wundt was a long time resident of Corpus Christi, Texas and was retired from Nations Bank, formerly Corpus Christi National Bank. She is survived by her husband of 49 years, Gilbert Ronald Wundt; daughter, Dr. Pamela Diane Conyne; son-in-law, Gary Warren Conyne all of Missouri City, Texas; sister, Sandra Kay Oswald of Eugene, Oregon; and numerous nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, January 17, 1998 at the Cage-Mills Funeral Directors, Everhart Chapel with Rev. Charles Galbraith officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the American Cancer Society or Citizens for Animal Protection, 11935 Katy Freeway, Houston, Texas 77079. 

Adela Bolech
    Adela Bolech, a member of St. Theresa's Catholic Church, died Jan. 31, 1998. She was 80. Survivors include a daughter, Madelyn Foley of Dallas; a son, Rick Bolech of Dallas; a brother, Ray Obsas of Waco; and two grandchildren. Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Feb. 5 at St. Theresa's Catholic Church. Burial will be in Seaside Memorial Park. Maxwell P. Dunne Funeral Home. 

BOLECH
Adela J. Bolech passed away on January 31, 1998 at the age of 80. She had been a resident of Corpus Christi since 1942 and was a nurse at Corpus Christi Osteopathic Hospital and Spohn Hospital. She was a member of the Altar Society, the Sierra Club, the Women's Auxiliary of the American Legion and a member of KJZT. She was preceded in death by her husband, Adolph J. Bolech on January 3, 1976. She is survived by one daughter, Madelyn (Mike) Foley of Plano; one son, Rick (Lavon) Bolech of Grapevine; one brother, Ray (Ruby) Orsag of Waco and grandchildren, Megan Foley of Plano and Meredith Foley of Oxford, Mississippi. A Rosary was recited Wednesday, February 4, 1998 at Maxwell P. Dunne Funeral Home. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Thursday, February 5, 1998 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Theresa Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Seaside Memorial Park. 

Angeline G. Hopkins
    BOULDER, Colo. -- Angeline "Ange" G. Hopkins, a former resident of Taft, a homemaker and a member of the Congregational Church, died Jan. 30, 1998. She was 77. Survivors include her husband, William; two sons, Dudley Hopkins of Boulder, Colo., and William Hopkins of Erie, Colo.; a daughter, Barb Tisone of Lyons, Colo.; a brother, Avery Glasson Jr. of Taft; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services will be at 11 a.m. Feb. 5 at Crist Mortuary in Boulder. Burial will be in Mountain View Memorial Park. 

Bernardo S. Gomez
    DRISCOLL -- Bernardo S. Gomez died Feb. 3, 1998. He was 88. Survivors include his wife, Josefina; two sons, Lazaro Gomez of Corpus Christi and Robert Gomez of Alice; eight daughters, Ofelia Puente of Robstown, Oralia Suarez of Bishop, Jo Ann Serrano of Sinton, Bertha Garibaldo, Maria Garza, Janie Colunga, Rebeca and Florinda Gomez, all of Driscoll; 18 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. Mass will be celebrated at 2 p.m. Feb. 5 at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Robstown. Burial will be in De La Luz Cemetery. Ramon Funeral Home, Robstown. 

Bessie R. Sanders
    PORTLAND -- Bessie Rusk Sanders, a former Sinton resident, died Feb. 2, 1998. Survivors include a son, Sigsby Rusk of Houston; a sister, Edna Daily of Alice; and two grandsons. Services will be at 1 p.m. Feb. 5 at Ritchea-Gonzales Funeral Home, Sinton. Burial will be in Sinton Cemetery, Sinton. 

Bill Qualls
    Bill Qualls, a World War II Army Air Corps veteran, retiree from Koch Refinery, former president of Suntide Credit Union and Suntide Recreation Club, a Mason and a Baptist, died Feb. 2, 1998. He was 73. Survivors include his wife, Inez; a son, Dan Qualls of Riverside, Calif.; two brothers, Joe Qualls of Riverside, Calif., and Clyde Qualls of El Paso; and two grandsons. Services will be at 2 p.m. Feb. 6 at Sawyer-George Funeral Home. Burial will be in Robstown Memorial Park, Robstown. 

QUALLS
Bill Qualls, 73, of Corpus Christi, passed away Monday, February 2, 1998, in a local hospital after a brief illness. He was born in Allen, Oklahoma, on June 26, 1924, to Minnie and Auther Qualls. Bill was drafted into the U.S. Air Force in 1942 and served until 1946. After returning from the service, Bill worked for Sun Ray Oil in Duncan and Allen, Oklahoma. In January of 1954, Bill and Inez moved to Corpus Christi, and he worked for Sun Oil as supervisor of the platformer until his retirement in 1980. Bill continued working for Koch Refinery until his accident on May 14, 1983. Since that time, Bill has fought a courageous battle to overcome the difficulties sustained in the accident. Bill was a member of the First Baptist Church of Allen, Oklahoma, the Allen Masonic Lodge No. 81, A.F. & A.M., and was a Past President of the Suntide Credit Union and Recreation Club. Bill played high school football and continued to be an avid sports fan. He loved working with his hands and was a talented craftsman. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, and six sisters. He will be sadly missed by all. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Inez Qualls of Corpus Christi; one son, Dan (Betsy) Qualls of Riverside, California; two grandsons, Chris and Eric Qualls of Riverside, California; two brothers, Joe Qualls of Riverside, California, and Clyde Qualls of El Paso; numerous nieces, nephews and friends, and his care giver of ten years, Olivia Quinonez. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m., Friday, February 6, 1998, in Sawyer-George Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Gary Lowe of Arlington Heights Church of Christ and Bro. James Roberts of Gateway Baptist Church officiating. Masonic graveside services will follow in Robstown Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be his nephews. Honorary Pallbearers will be Roy Delahoussaye, Jerry Thomas, and employees of Suntide Refinery that worked with Bill at the platform. 

Edwarda Diaz
    Edwarda Diaz died Feb. 2, 1998. She was 92. Survivors include a sister, Serapia Diaz of Corpus Christi; and a brother, Manuel Diaz of Corpus Christi. Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Feb. 5 at Memorial Funeral Home, Crosstown. Rites of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. Feb. 6 at Holy Family Catholic Church. Burial will be in Memorial Cemetery, Odem. 

Eloisa H. Zamora
    Eloisa H. Zamora died Feb. 4, 1998. She was 68. Survivors include her husband, Juan; two sons, John and Gerardo Zamora, both of Corpus Christi; a daughter, Gloria Galvan of Corpus Christi; two brothers, Jose Herrera of Corpus Christi and Inocencio Herrera of Channelview; six sisters, Francis Lopez of San Antonio, Baudelia Garcia, Ernestina Gomez, Elva Hammond, Simona Mayorga and Evangelina Herrera, all of Corpus Christi; a half-sister, Nicolasa Gonzales of McAllen; and three grandchildren. Rosary will be recited at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 5 at Memorial Funeral Home, Crosstown. Rites of Christian burial will be at 1 p.m. Feb. 6 at Christ the King Catholic Church. Burial will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery. 

Evelyn G. Holhouser
    KINGSVILLE -- Evelyn Guess Holhouser, former hostess for Roundtable Restaurant and former manager of an RV park in Kingsville, died Jan. 31, 1998. She was 84. There are no immediate survivors. Services were private. Turcotte-Piper Mortuary. 

Flora L. Kuhne
    RUNGE -- Flora Lee Kuhne died Feb. 3, 1998. She was 82. Survivors include two daughters, Kay Atkins of Portland and Ann Golden of Eden; a brother, Albert Huffstutler Jr. of Runge; two sisters, Betty Kornegay of Houston and Katherine Russian of Baytown; four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Feb. 6 at Rhodes Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Runge City Cemetery. 

Gordon J. McGunagle
    Gordon Joseph "Joe" McGunagle, a World War II Army Air Corps veteran and retired Army logistician, died Jan. 30, 1998. He was 72. Survivors include his wife, Lois; a son, Daniel McGunagle of Rockville, Md.; a daughter, Margaret Barrett of Phoenix, Pa.; a sister, Marjorie Bachmann of Akron, Ohio; and a brother, James McGunagle of Florida. There are no services. Sawyer-George Funeral Home. 

Henry F. Summy
    Henry Ford Summy, a World War II Navy veteran, founder of Summy Pest Control, retired postal worker and a member of People's Baptist Church, died Feb. 3, 1998. He was 81. There are no immediate survivors. Services will be at 1 p.m. Feb. 6 at Memory Gardens Funeral Home. Burial will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery. 

SUMMY
Henry Ford Summy, age 81, passed away Tuesday, February 3, 1998. Mr. Summy attended Southwest Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas before entering the U.S. Navy during WWII. He was the founder of Summy Pest Control and was retired from the U.S. Postal Service. Mr. Summy was a charter member of People's Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Clara L. Summy, in 1997. Survivors include a niece, Mary Elizabeth Vega of Port Aransas, Texas and two nephews, Gerald Ratliff of San Angelo, Texas and Jack Summy of Corpus Christi, Texas. Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Friday at Memory Gardens Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, February 6, 1998 at Memory Gardens Chapel with interment following at Memory Gardens Cemetery. 

James E. Smith
    LORENA -- James E. Huddler Smith, a former Beeville resident, died Feb. 3, 1998. He was 30. Survivors include his father, James Huddler of Seadrift; his mother and stepfather, Barbara and Wayne Smith of Lorena; four sisters, Debbie Bowers, Genie Burch, Kathy Cutler and Journi Huddler; and a brother, Ken Smith. Burial will be at 4 p.m. Feb. 6 in Glenwood Cemetery. Galloway & Sons Funeral Directors, Beeville. 

Kaleigh P. Sheffield
    ROCKPORT -- Kaleigh Paige Sheffield, infant daughter of John and Erica Sheffield, died Feb. 3, 1998. Other survivors include her grandparents, Floyd and Patricia Sheffield, Victor and Sally Ralston, all of Ingleside; her great-grandparents, Edward and June Holt of Ingleside, Floyd and Evelyn Sheffield of Nixon, Margaret Wald of Carrolton, Ill., Sandra and Bob McCollom of White Hall, Ill.; and her great-great-grandparents, Stella Miller of Ingleside and Elsie Koehler of Marryville, Ill. Burial will be at 3 p.m. Feb. 6 at San Patricio Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Charlie Marshall Funeral Homes and Crematory. 

Leonard J. Jones
    REFUGIO -- Leonard "Diddy" Jeter Jones, a homemaker, died Feb. 3, 1998. She was 87. Survivors include a daughter, Lenette Pfeil of Refugio; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Services will be at 2 p.m. Feb. 6 at Moore Funeral Home. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery. 

Marguerite Jeffress
    AUSTIN -- Marguerite Jeffress, a Baptist and a former Mathis resident, died Feb. 3, 1998. She was 90. Survivors include a sister, Arlene Roach of Austin. Services will be at 1 p.m. Feb. 6 at First Baptist Church of Mathis. Burial will be in Beeville Memorial Park, Beeville. Cook-Walden Funeral Home. 

Mary K. White
    PORTLAND -- Mary Kathryn White, an assistant vice president of NationsBank and a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, died Feb. 2, 1998. She was 64. Survivors include her mother, Mary White of Portland; two sisters, Pat Kerwin of Houston and Peggy Brown of Portland; and two brothers, William White III of Portland and Michael White of Freeport. Mass was held Feb. 4 at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church. Burial was in Seaside Memorial Park, Corpus Christi. Maxwell P. Dunne Funeral Service, Portland. 

Paul Chavez
    Paul Chavez, retired owner of Paul's Texaco Station on Kostoryz Road and a member of Corpus Christi Baptist Church, died Feb. 2, 1998. He was 64. Survivors include his wife, Mary; a daughter, Milda Sendejar of Corpus Christi; a son, Orlando Chavez of Idaho; his mother, Carlota Chavez of Lyford; two sisters, Trina Uresti of San Antonio and Becky Esparza of Lyford; a brother, Domingo Chavez of Corpus Christi; and three grandchildren. Services will be at 10 a.m. Feb. 5 at Corpus Christi Baptist Church. Burial will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery. Memory Gardens Funeral Home. 

Sally N. George
    SKIDMORE -- Sally Nelson George, a homemaker and Catholic, died Feb. 3, 1998. She was 45. Survivors include two sons, William Goodwin of Papalote, Jon Goodwin of Beeville; her parents, Maubrey and Peggy Nelson of Papalote; a sister, Shirley Ehman of San Antonio; and three grandchildren. Rosary will be recited at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 5 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Feb. 6 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Galloway & Sons Funeral Home, Beeville. 

Valentin L. Bueno
    KINGSVILLE -- Valentin L. Bueno, a former resident of Sarita and retired employee of the Louis Edgar Turcotte Ranch, died Feb. 2, 1998. He was 81. Survivors include his wife, Concepcion; four daughters, Maria Hobbs of Florence, S.C., Dora Hill of Timmonsville, S.C., Olga Weigel of Kingsville and Janie Mata of Pomona, Calif.; four sons, Demencio Bueno of Bay City, Valdemar Bueno of Houston, Ruben and Ismael Bueno, both of Sarita; four sisters, Agustina Guevava of Kingsville, Oralia Garcia of Pasadena, Maria Longoria and Eva Salazar, both of Sarita; a brother, Noe Valles of Houston; 26 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Feb. 5 at Turcotte-Piper Mortuary. Burial will be in Santa Gertrudis Cemetery. 

Zelma M. Stanley
    ARANSAS PASS -- Zelma M. Stanley died Feb. 1, 1998. She was 87. Survivors include a son, Dale Drews of Philadelphia; and a daughter, Dee Buchanan of Port Aransas. Services are private. Charlie Marshall Funeral Homes and Crematory. 

GOMEZ
DRISCOLL, TEXAS - Bernardo S. Gomez, 88 years old, passed away on Tuesday, February 3, 1998 in a Corpus Christi hospital after a sudden illness. Survivors include his wife, Josefina Gomez of Driscoll, Texas; two sons, Lazaro (Estella) Gomez of Corpus Christi, Texas, Robert (Irma) Gomez of Alice, Texas; eight daughters, Bertha G. Garibaldo, Rebeca Gomez, Maria G. (Felipe) Garza, Janie G. (Juan) Colunga all of Driscoll, Texas, Ofelia G. Puente of Robstown, Texas, Florinda Gomez of Driscoll, Texas, Oralia G. (Ernest) Suarez of Bishop, Texas, Jo Ann G. (Rene) Serrano of Sinton, Texas; 18 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. A Rosary was recited at 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 4, 1998 at Ramon Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, February 5, 1998 at St. Anthony's Catholic Church with burial to follow to De La Luz Cemetery in Driscoll, Texas. Pallbearers will be Armando B. Colunga, Felipe Garza, Jr., Juan Colunga, Jr., Larry Gomez, II, J.R. Gomez, Abel Garcia, Douglas B. Garza. 800 Lincoln Ave., Robstown, Texas (512) 387-4051 

HUERTA
David Huerta, 71, of Corpus Christi, passed away Wednesday, February 4, 1998. Mr. Huerta was an aircraft electrician. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and brother. He will be dearly missed. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jose and Celestina Huerta. Survivors include his wife of 52 years of marriage, Hermodea H. Huerta of Corpus Christi; five sons: David (Laura) Huerta, Jr. of Oakley, California, Danny Huerta of El Cajon, California, Ernest (Isabel) Huerta of Corpus Christi, Enrique Huerta of Los Molinos, California and Victor (Lisa) Huerta of Canby, Oregon; one brother, Jose (Maria) Huerta of Kingsville; 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. The family will be receiving friends from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Friday, February 6, 1998 at Memorial Funeral Services, Crosstown Chapel with a rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. that evening. Procession will depart at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday from Memorial Funeral Services, Crosstown Chapel. Rites of Christian burial will be celebrated at 9:00 a.m. Saturday, February 7, 1998 at Holy Family Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Rose Hill Memorial Park. 

KRIBBS
Jack Kribbs, 64, of Corpus Christi passed away Wednesday, February 4, 1998, in a local hospital. Mr. Kribbs was born January 1, 1934 in Moberly, Missouri. He had been a Corpus Christi resident for 18 years having formerly lived in Missouri and Iowa. He retired in 1996 after 15 years of service as the manager of the Earth Grains Baking Thrift Store, formerly Rainbow Baking Company. He had previously been a manager in the hotel and restaurant industry for many years and had been a member of the Optimist Club. He was preceded in death by his wife, Audrey Louise Kribbs, in 1991 and his daughter, Kim Collette Brock, in 1997. He is survived by one son, Jimmy Blaine (Rhonda) Kribbs of Corpus Christi; four daughters: Deborah (Andy) Bibens of Joplin, Missouri, Cheri (Terry) Kruse of Denver, Colorado, Susan (Scott) Kribbs-Yeary of Dallas, Leslie (Bill) Wheeler of Joplin, Missouri; his mother, Gertrude Moore of Clark, Missouri; his step-mother, Darlene Kribbs of Moberly, Missouri; his companion, Caroline Winters and her children, Joseph and Angela of Corpus Christi; two sisters, Donna Carol Kribbs of Clark, Missouri and Virginia (Logan) Hutton of Moberly, Missouri; three brothers, Gary (Sue) Kribbs, Randall Kribbs and Kirk Kribbs, all of Moberly, Missouri; 17 grandchildren. Public visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Friday, February 6, 1998, in the New Funeral Options Visitation Suite. Funeral services are scheduled for 10:00 a.m., Saturday, February 7, 1998, in First Christian Church with Rev. Don Tuttle officiating. Entombment will follow in the Memory Gardens Mausoleum under the direction of New Funeral Options, Inc. 

MALEY, SR.
Elbert O. Maley, Sr., 86, passed away Tuesday, February 3, 1998 at his residence. Public visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Thursday, February 5, 1998, at Seaside Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. at the Seaside Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, February 6, 1998. Interment will follow at Seaside Memorial Park. 

MCDONALD
TAFT, TEXAS - Marjorie McDonald passed away at her home Tuesday, February 3, 1998 at the age of 87 years. She had been a resident of Taft for 63 years and has been a member of First Baptist Church of Taft since moving to Taft. Mrs. McDonald was born in Stith, Texas on August 23, 1910 to Walter and Birdie Bradley. She married Royce Reeves McDonald in 1931. They moved to Taft in 1935 and the family operated McDonald Gin Company until 1970. Mrs. McDonald was active in many areas of the community and her church. She taught a Sunday School class for many years, served as a Trustee, and was active in the WMU of First Baptist Church. She was very active in the PTA in the Taft schools during the years that her children were attending school. She also served on the Tri-County Council of the PTA and was presented a State Lifetime Membership honoring her many years of service to the PTA. Mrs. McDonald was a long time member of the Taft Women's Club as well as a member of the Taft Library Board. She had served as a substitute in the Taft School District for many years. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She will be missed by her family and many friends. She was preceded in death by her husband Royce R. McDonald and a daughter Marjorie Ann McDonald. Survivors include her two daughters, Shirley (Ed) Wiggins of Bowie, Texas and Nancy (Herbert) Grebe of Taft, Texas; one son, Royce (Sue) McDonald of San Antonio, Texas; two sisters, Lila McDonald of Taft, Texas and Veda Barnard of Abilene, Texas; her brother, W.E. Bradley of Denton, Texas; eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be her grandsons: Jim Wiggins, Tom Underwood, Scott McDonald, Michael McDonald, Herbert Grebe, III and Richard Clayton Grebe. Services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, February 6, 1998 at the Colonial Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Dale Pogue and Rev. David Vernon. Interment will follow at Taft Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the South Texas Children's Home, Beeville, Texas, the Taft Library Memorial Fund or First Baptist Church in Taft, Texas. Arrangements handled by: Colonial Funeral Home 204 N. Meyer St. Taft, Texas (512) 528-2511

McKINNEY
Albert G. McKinney, 73, passed away at his residence on Sunday, February 1, 1998. Albert donated his body to the Baylor Medical Science Research Center in Houston, Texas. He had been a resident of Corpus Christi since 1953. He was born in Beaumont, Texas to William Roy and Ernestine McKinney. He is preceded in death by his parents and a brother David McKinney and a sister Esmeralda McKinney. He was a Methodist and a retiree from Southwestern Bell Telephone Company after 40 years of service. He was a member of Gulf Coast Life Telephone Pioneers of America where he served in different offices and chairpersons. His love for fellow Pioneers lead him into many fields of volunteerism with a special interest in the educational field for children. In his early years in high school, he played with the Amarillo Philharmonic Orchestra; was a Demolay; was a lifeguard; taught water safety for the Red Cross; a member of a traveling stage band; loved golf and photography. He attended Amarillo Junior College, the University of Texas, and the University of Georgia. While in the US Navy during World War II he served as a naval pilot flying SNJ's, N21S, and F6F Hellcat Navy Fighters. He is survived by his loving wife and best friend, Wanda McKinney; son, Ken (Cynthia) McKinney of Missouri City; son, Dick (Susan) McKinney of Houston, Texas; daughter, Barbara Woodly of Arlington, Texas; daughter, Cynthia (Pat) Aaron of Leavenworth, Kansas; step-son, Dave Hunnicutt of Port Aransas and Larry Hunnicutt of Rockport. He also is survived by his beloved 17 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren, and a host of friends and Pioneer members. A Memorial Service is scheduled at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, February 8, 1998, at Clifford Jackson Funeral Home Chapel, 4202 Kostoryz. Honorary pallbearers will be his Telephone Pioneer Museum friends and his poker friends. These gentlemen are Gene Henderson, Warren Roberts, Tony Eisele, John Pollard, Chuck Medrow, Ted Tower, Bill Haller, M.O. Day, Ernie Barker, and Ray Prior. It was Albert's desire, that in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the H.R. Brunner Telephone Pioneer Museum, 4605 Kostoryz, Corpus Christi, Texas, 78415, or the Botanical Gardens for the rose garden new addition, or to the charity of one's choice. (512)852-8233

MORIN
Juanita J. Morin passed away Friday, January 30, 1998 in Spohn-Shoreline hospital following a long illness. She is survived by three sons, Lionel (Celia) Morin of Banquete, Texas, Ruben B. Joslin of Banquete, Texas, Narciso (Lamar) Joslin of Alice, Texas; one brother, Antonio (Oralia) Joslin of Alice, Texas; one half-brother, Ramon Joslin of Alice, Texas; four aunts, 15 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, February 5, 1998 at the Roberson Funeral Chapel in Alice, Texas. Mass will be celebrated at 3:00 p.m., Friday, February 6, 1998 at St. Michaels Catholic Church in Banquete, Texas. Burial will be at Banquete Cemetery. Under the direction of: ROBERSON'S FUNERAL HOME Alice, Texas (512) 664-1661 

STINSON
Mrs. May Belle Stinson of Corpus Christi passed away on Wednesday, February 4, 1998 after a lengthy illness. She was 102 years of age. She was preceded in death by her son, Kenneth Stinson. She is survived by a daughter, Martha Jo Booth of Corpus Christi; a granddaughter, Patricia Garvin and two great-granddaughters, Staci and Bridgette Garvin, all of Hillsboro, Illinois. Funeral services will be conducted at 3:00 p.m., Thursday, February 5, 1998 at the Seaside Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Dale Pogue and Dr. Glenn G. Booth officiating. Interment will follow at Seaside Memorial Park. 

TEJEDA
Maria Antonia Lambaria Tejeda, 81, passed away Tuesday, January 27, 1998 in local hospital. She was born May 10, 1916 to Bernaldo and Carmelita Reyna Lambaria. She is survived by her sons, Louis Carlos (Irma) Tejeda of San Antonio, Texas, and Jose Anselmo Tejeda, Jr of Corpus Christi, Texas; daughter, Carmen T. Coronado of San Antonio, Texas; grandchildren: Patrick (Stacy) Tejeda, Jeanette Tejeda, Luis (Christine) Tejeda, all of Corpus Christi, Texas, Albert (Mareya) Tejeda of San Antonio, Texas, Betty Jo Coronado, Peggy Sue (Charles) Hinojosa, Louis John (Mary) Coronado of Corpus Christi, Texas; great-grandchildren: Gabriella Irene Cavanaugh Tejeda, Jennilee Coronado, Marisa Ann Tejeda, Amanda Hinojosa, Trisha Michelle Hinojosa, all of San Antonio, Texas; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends at the Retama Manor Nursing Center of Corpus Christi. A Rosary was recited at 7:00 p.m. January 29, 1998 at the Angelus Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on January 30, 1998 at the Corpus Christi Cathedral. Interment was in the San Ysidro Cemetery in Pleasanton, Texas. 

ZAMORA
Eloisa H. Zamora, 68, of Corpus Christi, passed away Wednesday, February 4, 1998. She is preceded in death by her mother Catalina M. Herrera. She is survived by her husband, Juan Casares Zamora of Corpus Christi; two sons, John Anthony Zamora, Gerardo "Jerry" (Melinda) Zamora; one daughter, Gloria Z. (Joe David) Galvan all of Corpus Christi; two brothers, Jose Guadalupe Herrera of Corpus Christi, Inocencio Herrera of Channel View, Texas; six sisters: Baudelia Garcia, Ernestina Gomez, Elva Hammond, Simona Mayorga, Evangelina Herrera, all of Corpus Christi, Francis Lopez of San Antonio; one half-sister, Nicolasa Gonzales of McAllen, Texas; two granddaughters and one grandson. The family will be receiving friends Thursday, February 5, 1998 from 10:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. A Rosary will be recited at 7:30 p.m. that evening at the Memorial Funeral Services Crosstown Chapel. Rites of Christian burial will be celebrated at 1:00 p.m., Friday, February 6, 1998 at Christ The King Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery. 

ZIMMERMAN
Betty Zimmerman, 66, formerly of Rosenberg passed away Tuesday, February 3, 1998 in Bay City. She was born April 2, 1931 in Midland, Texas to Haley A. and Vela Kennedy Olliff. She was a member of the First Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Craig Zimmerman of Bay City; mother, Vela Olliff of Taft, Texas; sons, Jim Zimmerman of Taft, Texas, Dr. Michael Zimmerman and Dan Zimmerman, both of Bay City; sisters, Ginger Harper of Porter, Texas, Mary Dearson of Ingleside, Texas and Sandy Rossetti of Taft, Texas; grandson, Craig Zimmerman of Dickinson, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, February 6, 1998 at the First Baptist Church with Rev. Harold Sellers and Dr. Michael Zimmerman officiating. Arrangements by: Taylor Bros. Funeral Home Bay City, Texas


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