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Victor Eugene "Gene" Lanfear, Jr.

March 30, 1929 - January 21, 2019

Victor Eugene "Gene" Lanfear, Jr., father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and loving spouse, died Monday, January 21, 2019, at the age of 89 following a brief illness. Gene was born in Kingsville, Texas in 1929 and raised with his younger brother Ray in Corpus Christi, Texas. His childhood was filled with outdoor activities on the beautiful south Texas gulf coast, as well as competitive pickup...
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Faye Anderson Litster

June 1, 1946 - January 21, 2019

Faye Anderson Litster, 72, passed away on Monday, January 21, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. Faye was born June 1, 1946 in Salt Lake City, Utah, the 8th child of Clyde LeRoy and Constance Porter Anderson. She was preceded in death by her parents; six siblings, Mary Lou, Tom, Chris, Lorraine, Elaine, and Brian; four sibling-in-laws; son, Paul Litster; two grandchildren, and two nieces. Faye is...
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Lola Pape Dauer

July 9, 1926 - January 20, 2019

Lola Annie Pape Dauer was called home by our Lord at the age of 92. She was born in New Berlin, Texas and passed away in San Antonio. She will be remembered as a loving wife and kind and caring mother and grandmother. As a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church for over 60 years, she was passionate about her faith and family. Her joy of family led her to care for her grandchildren along with...
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Paul Eugene Napper

February 10, 1925 - January 19, 2019

Paul Eugene Napper, age 93, passed away on Saturday, January 19, 2019, in San Antonio. He was born on February 10, 1925, in Springfield, Missouri, to parents, Nellie M. and Elmer Eugene Napper. Gene graduated from Jefferson High School in 1942 and Texas A&M University in 1946. Paul served in the U.S. Navy during WWII and the Pacific Theater. He operated Kindell Tire Company and was later a...
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Philip T. Roberts

September 28, 1934 - January 18, 2019

Col. Philip T. Roberts of San Antonio, Texas, died January 18, 2019 age 84. Philip was born in Charleston, SC on September 28, 1934. His parents were Richard C. Roberts and Madelyn Roberts Poulnot. He graduated from Saint James preparatory school in Hagerstown, MD, and then attended the Universities of North Carolina and South Carolina, receiving his BA Degree in 1957. In college he was an...
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Ronald L Bowers

August 5, 1968 - January 17, 2019

On Thursday, January 17, 2019 Ronald L Bowers, loving husband, father, and son passed away at the age of 50 years. Ron will forever be lovingly remembered by his wife, Patricia; daughters, Alexa and Marisa; parents, Joan and Lenn Gilbert; parents-in-law, Mike and Maria Brady; his step-brother, Philip Gilbert; sister and brother-in-law, Barbara Brady and Tolga Erdogus; niece and nephew, Lara and...
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Norwood "Ron" Ford

October 13, 1933 - January 17, 2019

Norwood Leron Ford, age 85, passed away on Thursday, January 17, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. Born to Norwood and Lois Ford in Fountain Hill, Arkansas on October 13, 1933. He was a veteran of the United States Army for 27 years. Duty stations included Germany and Vietnam. He was highly decorated, receiving many honors including a Bronze Star and Purple Heart from his tour in Vietnam. He was...
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Martha Couch Dickman

February 23, 1933 - January 16, 2019

We are celebrating the beautiful life of our beloved Martha Couch Dickman who went to be with the Lord on January 16, 2019. She was loved and will be greatly missed by her daughters, Beth Lynn Brown, Martha Ann Dickman, Brenda and husband, Jud Fry; grandson, Wade Fry; and William's children, Jeanie O'Brien and Johnny Johnstone. Family nieces, Elizabeth Anderson, Judy Hamman, Nancy Davis,...
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Addison Baker Duncan

December 29, 1927 - January 16, 2019

Addison Baker Duncan was born on December 29, 1927, in Waco, Texas to Addison Baker Duncan and Frances Higginbotham Duncan. He had two younger brothers, Malcolm P. Duncan of Waco, and Rufus Duncan who passed away in 1998, and one sister, Laura Duncan Trim of Albuquerque, NM. Baker attended Woodberry Forest School in Virginia and graduated from Yale University and earned his Master's Degree from...
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Ronald Craig Branham

January 14, 1940 - January 16, 2019

Ronald Craig Branham, age 79, passed away peacefully Wednesday, January 16th, 2019. Ronnie was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend to all who knew him. Born in San Antonio on January 14th, 1940, Ronnie had a zest for life and an entrepreneurial spirit providing him with a successful career in hospitality and entertainment businesses. He opened up the first discotheque in San...
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Mark "Beuford" McClelland

July 16, 1963 - January 15, 2019

Mark Stephen McClelland, age 55, passed away on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 in San Antonio. Mark was born to Delbert and Patricia McClelland on July 16, 1963 in Little Rock, Arkansas. He worked for over 30 years for Continental/ United Airlines and was also a Lifetime Member of the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo Horse Show Committee. Mark loved spending time with his family, friends and enjoyed...
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Shirley A. Schwartz

February 3, 1941 - January 14, 2019

Shirley A. Schwartz, 77, died on January 14, 2019 in hospice care in San Antonio, TX. Shirley was born on February 3, 1941 in Elberfeld, IN to Bert Poiles and Ruth Gentry Poiles, the youngest of six children: Jacqueline, Charles, Sharon, Pat, and Jerry. Shirley was preceded in death by her parents, her brother, Charles Poiles, and sisters, Jacqueline Hust and Sharon Morris. She is survived by...
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Jo Ann Centeno Brown

February 14, 1954 - January 14, 2019

Jo Ann Centeno Brown, age 64, of San Antonio, died on Monday, January 14, 2019. She was born on February 14, 1954 (a Valentine Baby) to her parents, Joe and Alice Centeno Jr. in San Antonio, Texas. She is survived by her husband Daniel L. Brown; her brothers, Joe Centeno, John Ben Little; and sister, Alice Jo Centeno-Krupp; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Jo Ann attended Incarnate Word...
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James R. Irwin II

September 3, 1945 - January 14, 2019

James Ross Irwin, II was born on September 3, 1945, in San Antonio to Virginia Lee Pulliam Irwin and Paul Ross Irwin. He attended all grades and graduated from Alamo Heights Schools, attended San Antonio Junior College for two years, and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Botany from the University of Texas at Austin. He enlisted in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War and was selected to...
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Jesse L. Chapman

October 25, 1935 - January 13, 2019

Jesse L. Chapman, age 83, passed away on Sunday, January 13th in New Braunfels, TX. Jesse was born in San Antonio to Augustus and Sarah Chapman on October 25, 1935. Jesse is survived by his wife of 64 years, Juanita Chapman; daughter, Judith Crapps; sons, Gary & Greg Chapman; 4 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great grandson; brother, George Chapman. Jesse is preceded in death...
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John R. Hunt , USAF (Ret.)

July 1, 1925 - January 13, 2019

Chief Master Sergeant John R Hunt, Sr, USAF Retired, passed away January 13, 2019 at the age of 93. He was born in Greensboro, NC on July 1, 1925 to Etheloa and Paul Hunt. He grew up picking cotton, working in lumber and sorghum mills, JA Jones Shipyards and a number of other business activities. He was drafted into the U.S. Navy in 1943, served in the Pacific Theater during World War II in...
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William Jewell Weller

February 26, 1939 - January 13, 2019

William Jewell Weller, age 79, passed away on Sunday, January 13, 2019 in New Braunfels, Texas. Born to Jewell Wells Weller and Laurie Magdalene Weller in San Antonio, Texas on February 26, 1939. Bill graduated from Brackenridge High School in 1957 and then went on to San Antonio College. He served in the Air National Guard and retired from Xerox Corporation after 34 years. Bill dedicated many...
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Daniel R. Hillman

September 20, 1946 - January 13, 2019

Daniel R. Hillman, age 72, passed away on Sunday, January 13, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. He was born in Indianapolis, Indiana to Chester Hillman and Rodney Jordan. Danny had a great career in the telecommunication industry, he worked for AT&T and its affiliates, SW Bell Telephone Company and Long Lines for 46 years. He started as a lineman with Long Lines, building towers throughout the...
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Eileen Evelyn Focht

April 7, 1922 - January 13, 2019

Eileen Evelyn Senning Focht was born April 7, 1922 to Alma E. Stange and George M. Senning in South Euclid, Ohio. An only child, Eileen and her parents endured the Great Depression. She graduated from Charles Brush High School of South Euclid in 1940, the editor of the school newspaper. In January 1945, Eileen married Richard Paul Focht of Hardin County Ohio. Together they raised three...
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Mary Eileen Compton

April 26, 1921 - January 12, 2019

Mary Eileen Compton passed away peacefully on January 12, 2019, in San Antonio, Texas, at the age of 97. Mary was most known for her kind, caring nature, her positive energy, and her faith. She never met a stranger, and always had a smile and outreached hand, hug, or word of encouragement for anyone she came to know. The saying "her smile would light up a room" was perfect for Mary. Mary was...
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Gregory Dean Griffith

September 26, 1960 - January 12, 2019

Gregory Dean Griffith, born in San Antonio on September 26, 1960 and passed away on January 12, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Sylvia Griffith. Gregory is survived by his 3 loving children: Benjamin, Isabelle, and Bianca Griffith; brother, Gary Griffith and wife Sheri; sister, Linda Griffith Speights; and nieces and nephews. Greg graduated from San Antonio's Winston...
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Patricia Ann Malone

December 27, 1932 - January 12, 2019

Patricia Ann Malone, 86, died, peacefully, January 12th surrounded by her family. Born December 27, 1932 in Portsmouth, Ohio, the daughter of Martin and Ella Meisel. She is preceded in death by her husband, Col. James Malone, and daughter Nancy. Patricia is survived by her children, Mike and Terri Malone, Patti and Rick Anderson, Marianne Lynch, Jim and Bonnie Malone, Steve and Kathy Malone,...
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Francisco V. Cantu

December 17, 1929 - January 12, 2019

Francisco V. Cantu, age 89, passed away on January 12, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. Born on December 17, 1929 in Couhuila, Mexico to Antonio and Ambrosia Cantu. He was deeply involved in the civil rights movement in the late 60s and early 70s, especially with the Texas Farm Workers Union. A self-employed entrepreneur who owned his upholstery business in the San Antonio area for over 50 years. ...
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Luther Melson Locker, Jr.

June 9, 1939 - January 11, 2019

Luther Melson Locker Jr., "Steve", age 79, was taken to be with the Lord on Friday, January 11 in Boerne, Texas during a tragic car accident. He was born on June 9, 1939 in Morganza, Louisiana to Luther Sr. and Kitty Locker. He served on the destroyer, USS Collette, as a certified diver & boiler room operator during the Vietnam War, where he earned several medals. He was a 1st generation Eagle...
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Ralph L. Henderson

March 24, 1919 - January 11, 2019

Ralph was born in Datto, Arkansas on March 24, 1919. He left this world to be with our Lord and Savior on January 11, 2019. He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Alice Henderson of San Antonio, Texas; daughter, Patricia L. Taegel of Titusville, Florida; daughter-in-law, Alane Henderson; two grandsons, Jeffery Taegel of Halethorpe, Maryland and Vince Taegel of Orlando, Florida. He was blessed...
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Ramiro B. Andrade

April 28, 1945 - January 11, 2019

Ramiro B. Andrade, age 73, passed away Friday, January 11, 2019. He was born April 28, 1945, in San Antonio to Pedro and Socorro Andrade. He had seven brothers and three sisters. He served with distinction in the U. S. Army in Vietnam and upon his return married Hope Andrade. They recently celebrated their 50th year wedding anniversary. Ramiro and Hope were an exemplary model of a supportive...
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Alonzo R Peña

February 10, 1955 - January 11, 2019

Alonzo R. Peña, 63, passed away on Friday, January 11, 2019 in San Antonio. He was born in Falfurrias, TX to Yrineo and Dalia Peña. Alonzo had a great career in law enforcement. He retired as the Deputy Director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). After retirement he enjoyed roping, hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family. He was preceded in death by his parents; a...
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Frank E. Cook

July 24, 1950 - January 10, 2019

Frank E. Cook, age 68, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 10, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. Born on July 24,1950 in Shreveport, Louisiana to parents Hailey and Sue Cook. Frank had a passion for living and loved being around people. He loved his children, Russell and Allison even though they didn't think his jokes to be nearly as funny as he found them. His military parents took the family...
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Lorene Brigman Kramer

October 7, 1923 - January 9, 2019

Lorene Brigman Kramer, age 95, passed away on January 9, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born in New Berlin, Texas to Ed and Lilly Lenz, and moved to San Antonio after high school. She met and married A. L. "Tony" Brigman in 1941 and in 1942 they had a daughter, Carol. After Carol started first grade in 1948, Lorene went to work part-time for Joske's department store. In 1956, she left Joske...
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Hubert Edgar (Ed) Harvey

September 22, 1923 - January 8, 2019

Hubert Edgar (Ed) Harvey passed away peacefully after a long illness on 8 January 2019. Ed was born September 22, 1923, the third of four children to Charles and Piety Harvey, in Warsaw, Missouri. He graduated from Montrose Missouri High School at 15, and went on to receive a B.S. with a double major in mathematics and physics from Central Missouri University in December, 1942. He immediately...
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Max Patino, Jr.

June 18, 1957 - January 8, 2019

A master artisan, Max F. Patiño, Jr., strolled confidently and curiously into Heaven on Tuesday, January 8th in the noon hour. No doubt as he entered St. Peter's gates, he paused to examine the workmanship closely. Max lived life with passion. He delighted in hard work and exquisite craftsmanship. Precision and careful detail were the hallmarks of his work. He loved his work and loved having...
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Donald Paul Gies

January 25, 1933 - January 8, 2019

Donald Paul Gies, age 85, passed away on Tuesday, January 8, 2019. MEMORIAL MASS FRIDAY, JANUARY 11, 2019 9:00 AM ST. JOSEPH'S (DOWNTOWN) CATHOLIC CHURCH 623 E. COMMERCE SAN ANTONIO, TX 78205 Interment will be private for the family. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may send contributions to VITAS Hospice, 8401 Datapoint Dr., Suite 300, San Antonio, TX 78229.
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Paula Julia Price

April 21, 1948 - January 8, 2019

After a prolonged battle with Parkinson's disease, Paula Julia Price, 70, died peacefully at home on January 8, 2019 attended by her loving husband, Fred T. Price. Paula was a lifelong member of the United Methodist Church, an active member of a Christian Writers Group and past long-time member of Toastmasters. Paula is survived by her mother, Mrs. Vera Mae Syptak and siblings, Michael Syptak,...
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Ava Elizabeth (Beth) Gaizauskas

March 17, 1925 - January 8, 2019

Ava Elizabeth Gaizauskas (Beth), 93, of San Antonio left her loving family on Tuesday, January 8, 2019. Beth was born on March 17, 1925 in Petersburg, Texas to the late Mae and Edward Meredith Carmickle. Beth was one of 9 children. She was a graduate of Petersburg High School. Like many in the Greatest Generation, she served her country in WWII. Beth served as a secretary to the base...
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Lorraine Mach

December 9, 1951 - January 7, 2019

Lorraine Mach survived cancer twice in her earlier years but finally succumbed to it after being diagnosed for the third time in 2018. There are no words to describe what she endured, what qualities she possessed that allowed her to persevere, or the courage it took to face it for the third time, but she faced it bravely and with dignity and passed away peacefully on January 7, 2019 in San...
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Sandra Kaye Forrester

December 6, 1947 - January 7, 2019

Sandra Kaye Forrester, age 71, passed away on Monday, January 7, 2019 in San Antonio. She was born on December 6, 1947 in New Braunfels, Texas to Gilbert O. and Lenorce Joyce (Youngdoff) Rieger. She was preceded in death by her parents; and brothers, Richard and Roy. Sandra is survived by her husband, James P. Forrester; son, Lewis Parker Forrester; daughter, Shannan Garza and husband, James;...
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Walter Neal Ague

October 20, 1939 - January 7, 2019

Walter Neal Ague of San Antonio, Texas died on January 7, 2019 at the age of 79. Walter was born in Buffalo, New York to Paul S. and Elizabeth Slaughter Ague on October 20, 1939. His father worked for railroads and newspapers in Kansas, Oklahoma, and North Texas. He was a member of the Denison High School Class of 1957 and graduated from Austin College in Sherman, Texas in 1961. It was at...
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Emory R. Snoddy, Jr.

November 19, 1933 - January 7, 2019

Emory R. Snoddy Jr., aged 85, passed away on January 7, 2019, in San Antonio, Texas. Emory was born in Orange, Texas to parents Emory R. Snoddy Sr., and Lily Snoddy. Emory served in the United States Navy on the USS Sierra. He retired from City Public Service and was also an independent marine and car dealer in San Antonio. He enjoyed telling fishing stories almost as much as he loved fishing,...
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Ted Bernhard, Jr.

December 17, 1927 - January 7, 2019

"Ted" Bernhard, age 91, passed away on January 07, 2019, in San Antonio. Ted was born to Matilda Hering Bernhard and Theodore Daniel Bernhard, Sr. on December 17, 1927 in San Antonio, Texas. Following graduating from St. Gerard Catholic High School, Ted served his country in the Army during the Korean Conflict. Following the Army, Ted married Elizabeth Jean Robinson (Betty), who preceded Ted in...
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Mary Elizabeth Christian

September 22, 1943 - January 6, 2019

Mary Elizabeth was born on September 22, 1943 at Santa Rosa Hospital, the daughter of Doctor Thomas E. and Dorris Christian. Mary attended St. Mary's hall where she excelled in all sporting activities. She attended SMU and graduated from Southwestern at Memphis (now Rhodes) and went on to earn her Master's degree from Trinity University. Mary spent many years as an Educational Diagnostician in...
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Storey Clamp

February 29, 1928 - January 6, 2019

Arthur Storey Clamp went to his heavenly home at age 90, on Sunday, January 6, 2019. Born on February 29, 1928, San Antonio, TX. He was a life long member of First Presbyterian Church. After graduating from Jefferson High School, he spent 3 years in the Army-Air Force as a radio operator. He enjoyed many achievements including his work at Southwest Research, a technician for RCA in Greenland, and...
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Grant Jacson Hernandez

April 13, 1999 - January 6, 2019

Grant Jacson Hernandez, age 19, passed away on Sunday, January 6, 2019 in Austin, TX. Grant was born on April 13, 1999 in San Antonio, TX. He attended Redland Oaks Elementary, Driscoll Middle school and graduated from McArthur Highschool in 2017. Grant was attending college at A&M in College Station, Texas and was majoring in Finance at the Mays Business school. He worked at Genghis Grill...
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Janie Donovan Sierra

October 2, 1927 - January 5, 2019

Janie D. Sierra, 91, passed away on Saturday, January 5, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born in San Antonio, Texas to Maria de Jesus Martinez Donovan and Thomas Lloyd Donovan. She retired from the SAISD after 15 years of service. She enjoyed family gatherings, fishing and spending time at the coast. She was preceded by her loving husband, Augustine H. Sierra; son, George Sierra; daughter...
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Joseph Michael Becker

November 7, 1991 - January 5, 2019

Born November 7, 1991, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Joseph "Joey" Michael Becker was taken too soon at the age of 27, on January 5, 2019. Joey graduated from MacArthur High of San Antonio in 2010 and was most recently employed with SurePest. Joey's greatest passion was his Jeep and was an active member of the Jeep Nation. Joey used his Jeep not only for joy but also to assist those in need during times of...
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Hector Garcia

April 3, 1921 - January 5, 2019

Hector Garcia passed away on Saturday, January 5, 2019, at the age of 97. Hector proudly served his country in the U.S. Army as a Surgical Tech with the 647th Medical Clearance Company during WWII. His time during the service brought him to Normandy, Northern France, Ardennes, Rhineland, and Central Europe. During his time, he was awarded the American Theater Campaign Medal, EAME Campaign...
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Marion Hopkins White

November 29, 1921 - January 5, 2019

Marion, age 97, passed away on January 5, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. Marion was born to Harry & Edna Hopkins on November 29, 1921 in Willimantic, CT. She worked at Colt Firearms in Hartford, CT during WWII where she met her future husband Arthur of 56 years. Her most memorable occupation was as a bookkeeper at the Andrea Hotel in Misquamicut, RI. She was preceded in death by her husband,...
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Julia Irene Jones

July 6, 1924 - January 4, 2019

Julia Irene Jones, age 94, of Cupertino, California went to be with her Lord Friday, January 4, 2019. She was born in Shidler, Oklahoma. She worked as a secretary, real estate agent and homemaker. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother to her husband Calvin C. Jones; daughters, Julia Anderson and husband Shannon, and Jan Holman and husband Richard; grandchildren, Shannon...
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Kenneth W. Evans

February 23, 1936 - January 4, 2019

Kenneth W. Evens of San Antonio, Texas passed away on Friday, January 4, 2019 at the age of 82. He was born February 23, 1936 in Austin, Texas to Claude and Katie Evans. He graduated from Stephen F. Austin High School in 1953 and from The University of Texas with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering in January 1958. He was both a Licensed Professional Engineer and Registered...
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Robert Richards

May 12, 1940 - January 3, 2019

With scholarship in hand, I went off to Austin in September 1958 to attend the University of Texas. My first two years were fairly lackluster, but my Spanish lessons at Sunset High School, Dallas, and in college led to my 1960 Summer Session as one of 15 exchange students to the University of Chile in South America. The trip was one of a lifetime, paid for by the University and the State...
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Reginald N. Edwards, DDS

November 28, 1917 - January 3, 2019

Dr. Reginald N. Edwards, age 101, passed away January 3, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. He was born November 28, 1917 in Joplin, Missouri. He is preceded in death by his wife of 77 years, Jackie Janice Edwards. After high school, Reginald joined the U.S. Army and first worked in a dental lab. Later he qualified for the Aviation Cadet Program and graduated as a 2/Lt and pilot in the Army Air...
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Leila B. Barrlett Powell Rodriguez

September 5, 1928 - January 3, 2019

Leila B. Powell Rodriguez passed away on January 3, 2019. She was born on September 5, 1928 to James K. Bartlett and Agnes D. Bartlett. After graduating from Edison High School, she attended Trinity University. Following World War II, she married a returning veteran, Warren H. Powell. She and Warren had a blessed marriage of over 50 years before his death. Leila lives in the memories and...
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Herb Kelleher

March 12, 1931 - January 3, 2019

Herb Kelleher, the fun-loving and wickedly witty Founder, Chairman Emeritus, and former CEO of Dallas-based Southwest Airlines Co., died Thursday, January 3, 2019. He was 87. Herbert David Kelleher was born March 12, 1931, in Camden, New Jersey, and was reared in nearby Audubon, New Jersey, where he graduated from Haddon Heights High School. He earned a bachelor's degree from Wesleyan...
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Linda E. Tisdale

February 12, 1926 - January 2, 2019

Linda Eubank Tisdale, age 92, passed away on January 2, 2019, after a brief hospitalization. . Linda was born February 12, 1926 in Dayton, Ohio to Eugene Lowry Eubank, a pioneering Army Air Corps pilot, and Helen Kelly Eubank. After multiple moves as an Army Air Corps daughter including New Mexico, Seattle, Orlando, and Washington DC, she graduated from Vassar College and joined her parents at...
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Sarah Brinkley Belew

September 16, 1929 - January 2, 2019

Sarah Brinkley Belew passed away on Wednesday, Jan 2, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas at the age of 89. She was born in Marion, North Carolina to Robert and Chloe Brinkley. She graduated high school at age fifteen, received a certificate as highest ranking student in North Carolina and a full scholarship from the Pepsi Cola Company. She attended Wake Forest University and graduated Summa Cum Laude....
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David Charles Casanova

May 24, 1926 - January 2, 2019

David Charles Casanova May 24, 1926 – January 2, 2019 David Charles Casanova, age 92, passed away on January 2, 2019, in San Antonio. He was preceded in death by his parents, and eight siblings. David Casanova is survived by his loving wife, Minnie, married for 67 years. He is also survived by his four daughters: Darlene Alarcon(husband, Edward), Marla Casanova, Carla de la Fuente ...
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Maria Teresa Felan

February 28, 1939 - January 1, 2019

Maria Teresa Felan, peacefully passed away on January 1, 2019. Maria was born on February 28, 1939 to José and Maria de Jesus Morales in San Antonio, Texas. She married Jesse Felan in 1960. "Ms. Felan" began her 35-year career in education with San Antonio ISD in 1971 as a teacher's aide at Nelson Elementary School. She earned the opportunity to attend Our Lady of the Lake University...
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Kimberly A. Rodriguez

September 20, 1960 - January 1, 2019

Kimberly Anne Rodriguez (née Unger), age 58, passed away on Tuesday, January 1, 2019, surrounded by family. She was born on Sept. 20, 1960 at Fairchild Air Force Base near Spokane, Washington. As a military "brat" Kim lived all over the USA, and in England, and Germany. She was a 1978 graduate of Highlands High School and a 1982 graduate from the University of Texas at Austin. She...
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Robert C. Moore

March 25, 1929 - January 1, 2019

Robert C. Moore, age 89, of San Antonio, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 1, 2019. He was born March 25, 1929 in Norfolk, Virginia to Robert C. and Lula Cowan Moore. Robert faithfully served his country in the Foreign Service. He was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Hildegard K. Moore; his parents; brothers, Woodrow, Richard, Edward and George; sisters, Virginia and...
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Andrew Marsanick

November 23, 1979 - January 1, 2019

Andrew Marsanick, age 39, passed away on Tuesday, January 1, 2019 in Beaver, Pennsylvania. Andrew was born in Phoenix, Arizona on November 23, 1979. He grew up in Albuquerque, New Mexico where he attended the University of New Mexico, and graduated with a bachelor's degree in finance. Shortly after moving to San Antonio, Andrew opened his Construction Company and was always on the go. He...
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Reed B. Moore

August 14, 1943 - December 31, 2018

Reed B. Moore, 75, passed away suddenly on Monday, December 31, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. Born on August 14, 1943 to Dorris and Charles Moore of Lake McQueeney, TX. Served our country as an officer in the United States Army, then continued his service as a Lieutenant in the San Antonio Fire Department. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dorris and Charles Moore. Reed is survived by his...
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Sylvia Dockrey Ellis

February 22, 1926 - December 31, 2018

Sylvia Dockrey Ellis, age 92, passed away on Monday, December 31, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. Sylvia was born in Carlton District, Victoria, Australia, the only child of Mary Sylvia McNamara and Francis Joseph Dockrey. At 21, she went to England as an ice skater and finished her 15-year skating career with Holiday on Ice in Europe. Returning to Melbourne, Australia, Sylvia worked as a...
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Constance "Connie" Hart Phelps

February 7, 1922 - December 31, 2018

Our beloved mother, Constance Alice Phelps went to be with the Lord at the age of 96 in San Antonio, TX. She was born in Somerville, Massachusetts to the late parents Edward J. and Maude A. Hart. On August 23, 1943, she married the love of her life, Ralph M. Phelps, and they shared 49 wonderful years of marriage together. She was a military wife, who had the great opportunity to travel the world...
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Gwen Lee Johnson

September 13, 1946 - December 31, 2018

Gwen Lee Johnson, age 72, died on Monday, December 31, 2018, at the Methodist Hospital with her family by her side. Gwen was born September 13, 1946, in San Antonio, Texas. In 1965, Gwen graduated from Edison High School in San Antonio, where she met her sweetheart Bill Johnson. Following high school, Bill and Gwen wed on August 27, 1965. Gwen first worked at the Waffle House where she met...
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Dolores McCarrick Mitchell

December 27, 1930 - December 31, 2018

Dolores McCarrick Mitchell peacefully passed away surrounded by loved ones on the last day of 2018 after a brief illness. A beloved daughter, sister, wife, aunt, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend, she will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her. She was married to her soulmate, John Keith Mitchell, for over 66 years. From this union they had six children. Survivors...
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Florine P. Vaughn

November 24, 1920 - December 31, 2018

On Monday, December 31, 2018, Florine Parker Vaughn passed peacefully into the arms of Jesus at the age of 98, joining her husband of 38 years, Carroll Lee Vaughn, who preceded her in death in 1986. Her son, Raymond Vaughn, also preceded her in death in 2004 and her son George's first wife of 38 years, Carol Holland Vaughn, in 2008. Florine, or Grandnannie as her family called her, was born...
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George E. Freemyer

December 8, 1942 - December 30, 2018

George E. Freemyer, age 76, passed away on Sunday, December 30, 2018 in Houston, Texas. He was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma on December 8, 1942 to Russell and Cynthia (Slover) Freemyer. George was a retired postal worker who served in the US Army as a Master Sergeant. He liked to keep busy as a school bus driver and loved to watch hockey. He was preceded in death by his parents and wife, Pamela...
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Virginia "Scootie" Huff

September 6, 1930 - December 30, 2018

Virginia Day Huff, endearingly known as "Scootie" by all who knew her and as "Memaw" by her flock of grandchildren, passed away on the evening of December 30th, 2018 surrounded, as in life, by family and friends, love and laughter. Born September 6th, 1930, the beloved only daughter of Myrtle and C.O. Day, Scootie spent her childhood in Shreveport, Louisiana, though her summers were reserved for...
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Judy Ann Teague Denson

October 7, 1941 - December 30, 2018

Judy Denson, 77, of Boerne, Texas, beloved mother, friend and teacher, passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 30, 2018, surrounded by family and friends. Judy was born in Brownfield, Texas, October 7, 1941, to JM and Cymbol Teague. She was a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, and a teacher to us all throughout her life. Judy was married to her best friend, Kent, for 52 years....
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Norman R. Levesque

October 27, 1919 - December 29, 2018

Norman R. Levesque, 99, of San Antonio passed away on Saturday, December 29th. Born in Cranston, R.I. on October 27th 1919, he was the son of Charles and Angelina (Pelletier) Levesque. Norman retired from the Air Force with a rank of Lieutenant Colonel after 24 years of honorable service. He was a veteran of both the WWII and Korean Wars. He was preceded in death by his wife Margret of...
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Frederick Roland Von Buettner, Jr.

March 25, 1929 - December 29, 2018

Frederick R. Von Buettner, Jr., age 89, passed away on Saturday, December 29, 2018, in San Antonio. Fred was born on March 25, 1929, in Chicago, Illinois, to parents Frederick Von Buettner, Sr. and Loyola Von Buettner (née Grant). Fred served his country for over 27 years in the United States Air Force in the aircraft maintenance field. After retiring with the rank of Senior Master Sergeant...
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Karisa "Riece" Cummings

March 3, 1980 - December 28, 2018

On Friday, December 28, 2018, Karisa (Reice) Cummings, loving wife and daughter passed away suddenly at the age of 38. Reice will always be remembered and loved by her husband and best friend Jesse Hinojosa, her dad Walter Cummings and by her brothers Aaron and Adam. Reice was predeceased by her mother Gay Rochelle. Reice will also be remembered by her extended family and dear friends. She...
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Angela Garza Abrego

October 9, 1926 - December 28, 2018

Angela Garza Abrego led a life dedicated to serving God. Born to Eduviges Garcia-Lopez and Librado Garza, Angela grew up on San Antonio's West Side. By the age of 10, she had lost both parents to tuberculosis. Missionaries took in the four Garza children and sent them to Presbyterian boarding schools. Angela completed Cadet Nurse Corps training at Sage Memorial Hospital in Ganado, Arizona....
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Genevieve B. Wicker

August 29, 1924 - December 28, 2018

Genevieve (Genny) Wicker, age 94, of San Antonio, died Friday, December 28, 2018. She was born in Lafayette, LA on August 29, 1924 and moved to San Antonio with her parents when she was 3 years old. She attended Brackenridge High School and then, at age 18, she married James Clifford Wicker. Genny was Vice President of America State Bank for many years. After Clifford's retirement from the U.S....
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Ronald D. Anderson

August 13, 1931 - December 28, 2018

Dr. Ronald D. Anderson, Colonel US Army (Ret.) was born on the family farm outside Halstad, Minnesota on August 13, 1931 and died peacefully in San Antonio, Texas on December 28, 2018. Dr. Anderson received his BA Degree and ROTC Commission from North Dakota State University in 1953. He then joined the Army and went to flight school to become an Army Aviator. His first flying assignment was...
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Rosa H. Lozano

September 24, 1940 - December 28, 2018

Rosa H Lozano, 78, passed away on Friday, December 28, 2018 in San Antonio. She was born on September 24, 1940 in Cuatro Cienegas, Coahuila, Mexico, to Juan Pablo and Florinda Villarreal. She was preceded in death by her husband of 42 years, Arthur A. Lozano, Sr.; sister, Elizabeth Enriquez; brother, Juan Pablo Villarreal, Jr. and brother, Jose Luis Villarreal; Rosa is survived by son, Arthur A...
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Eva Mae Adams Simmonds

May 29, 1925 - December 28, 2018

Eva Mae Adams Simmonds went to be home with her Lord and Savior on Friday December 28, 2018 at the age of 93. Eva was born on May 29, 1925 in Midland, Texas. She graduated from Vernon High School in 1942 and graduated from Texas Women's University in Denton, Texas in 1945. Eva married Winston Simmonds, her high school sweetheart and love of her life upon his return from serving in World War II in...
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Alicia Herrera

March 18, 1931 - December 28, 2018

Alicia Herrera, of San Antonio, passed away on Friday, December 28, 2018 at the age of 87. She was born on March 18, 1931 in San Antonio, Texas to the late Abraham and Juanita Herrera. Alicia was married for 25 years, then divorced. In addition to being a loving and caring mother of two, Alicia was also an educator. She taught kindergarten through 2nd grade for SAISD, and retired after 17...
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Eleanor Jeane Dick

October 11, 1928 - December 27, 2018

Eleanor Jeane (Teets) Dick passed away December 27, 2018 at home in San Antonio, Texas. Eleanor was 90 years of age. She was a devout member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and the daughter of the late Dewey Orval Teets and Freda May (DeBerry) Teets. Eleanor Jeane was born in Terra Alta, West Virginia on October 11, 1928. She was the loving wife of the late William Kenneth...
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James E. Fairley

June 15, 1929 - December 27, 2018

James (Jim) Edgar Fairley, the son of the late John Henry and Willie Mae Fairley was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina on June 15, 1929. He spent his formative years in Fayetteville, attending public school. Jim proudly and honorably served in the U.S. Air Force and spent many years in Europe as liaison personnel at S.H.A.P.E. (Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe) based in Belgium,...
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John Russell "Rusty" Center

September 6, 1950 - December 27, 2018

John Russell "Rusty" Center, beloved husband, father, and brother, passed from this life on the morning of December 27, 2018. He was born September 6, 1950, in San Antonio, the son of J.D. and Bette Philips Center who have preceded him in death. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School, received a Bachelor's degree from Texas State University, and was a math and science teacher at...
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Paul Elizondo

June 12, 1935 - December 27, 2018

Paul Elizondo, Jr., passed away on Thursday, December 27, 2018, at the age of 83. He was preceded in death by his parents, Pablo and Petra Elizondo. Paul is survived by his wife of 54 years, Irene Elizondo; his sons, David Elizondo, Richard Elizondo and John Elizondo; his granddaughters, Adelina, Marissa, and Sofia; and the mother of the grandchildren, Lucinda Elizondo. Commissioner...
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Charles Caspert Phillips

December 17, 1931 - December 27, 2018

Charles Caspert Phillips, passed away on Thursday, December 27, 2018 in San Antonio, TX. He was a loving Husband, Father, Brother, Grandfather and Great-Grandfather. ROSARY WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2019 11:00 A.M. ST. DOMINIC CATHOLIC CHURCH 5919 INGRAM RD. MASS WEDNESDAY,JANUARY 16, 2019 11:30 A.M. ST. DOMINIC CATHOLIC CHURCH 5919 INGRAM RD. Inurnment in Fort Sam Houston...
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Marianna Patton Frost

March 7, 1942 - December 26, 2018

Marianna Patton Frost peacefully went to be with her Lord December 26, 2018 at the age of 76. Marianna was born on March 7, 1942 in San Antonio, Texas to Frank Wilson Patton and Mary Frances Walker Patton. Following her graduation from Alamo Heights High School, Marianna went on to the University of Texas at Austin, where she graduated with a degree in English. As a young lady, Marianna was...
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Mary Jane Elaine Kozuba Lynch

November 16, 1935 - December 26, 2018

Mary Jane Elaine Kozuba Lynch was called to eternal rest on December 26, 2018. Born on November 16, 1935 in Philadelphia, PA, Mary Jane attended Sacred Heart School and graduated from John W. Hallahan Catholic Girls School. She then received her Registered Nursing degree from Misericordia Hospital School of Nursing and her Bachelor of Science in Education from Temple University. Mary Jane went...
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George Bunyan Jones, Jr.

May 26, 1930 - December 26, 2018

George Bunyan Jones Jr., 88, passed away to be with the Lord on December 26, 2018. He was born on May 26, 1930 to George Bunyan Jones and Elba Self in Kosciusko, Mississippi. George proudly and honorably served his country in the US Army (1947 - 1950) and in the US Air Force (1950 - 1976). He began his military career as an Army musician and played the bass horn with the William Beaumont Army...
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Sandi Guerra

October 10, 1963 - December 26, 2018

Sandi Guerra, age 55 left us on December 26, 2018 with her family by her side. Sandi was born Oct 10, 1963 in San Antonio, Texas to Richard T. Garza and Florentina Garza. She attended Jefferson High School and lived her entire life in San Antonio, Texas. Through her life, she held several positions in the Food and Beverage industry. She worked at the Bayous restaurant where she would meet her...
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Angelina "Angie" M. Wise

May 9, 1928 - December 26, 2018

Angelina M. Wise passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Wednesday, December 26, 2018 at her home in San Antonio. Angie was born on May 9,1928 in Pearsall, TX. She lived in Laredo and Seguin before moving to San Antonio. Angie was preceded in death by her father Fransisco Mireles, her mother Viviana Mireles her four brothers Pedro, Ricardo, Adrian and Fransisco Jr. Angie is survived...
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Oscar G. Sandoval

September 22, 1927 - December 26, 2018

Oscar G. Sandoval passed away on Wednesday, December 26, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas at the age of 91. He was born in Seguin, Texas on September 22, 1927. He is survived by his beloved, devoted wife of 64 years, Martha Marotta Sandoval; four daughters: Theresa and husband, Earnest (Gene) Hughes; Sylvia and husband, Robert Kindred; Norma and husband, Don Ketchum; Sandra Sandoval and husband,...
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Emma Watkins Fralix Trevena

April 17, 1924 - December 25, 2018

Emma Watkins Fralix Trevena was born on April 17, 1924, and grew up on a red dirt farm in Philadelphia, Mississippi. Raised by parents with strict work ethics, she was responsible for her share of school work, housework, and farm work, including picking cotton. She always said the only day on which her father tolerated leisure was the Fourth of July! In high school she loved competing in...
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Maria C. Gilliland

June 3, 1957 - December 25, 2018

Maria del Carmen Gilliland, age 61, of San Antonio, passed away on Tuesday, December 25, 2018. She was a lovely mother, wife, sister and friend. Carmen was married to Thomas Dean Gilliland for 42 years. Her proven career was a "Domestic Engineer" raising 3 sons, Thomas William Gilliland, Matthew Dean Gilliland and Raymond Henry Gilliland. Carmen was born in Mexico City and was raised by her...
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Frances Ramsey Warrick

March 4, 1937 - December 25, 2018

Frances Ramsey Warrick, age 81, passed away on Tuesday, December 25, 2018. Frances was a long-time covenant partner and Deacon of First Presbyterian Church. She was a Class of 1959 graduate of the University of Texas at Austin. Frances served her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, in every aspect of her life as daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She served in administrative...
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Jeffrey Reid Campbell

May 23, 1955 - December 24, 2018

Captain Jeffrey Reid Campbell, USN (ret) completed his work on this earth and went to be with his Lord on December 24, 2018 after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Jeff was born in Dallas on May 23, 1955. After two years of broadcasting, he enlisted in the Navy and spent the next 24 years in service to our country as a distinguished helicopter pilot, test pilot, and Chief Information...
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Geraldine E. Simpson

May 2, 1928 - December 24, 2018

Devoted mother and grandmother Geraldine E. Simpson (retired homemaker), age 90, passed away on Monday, December 24, 2018, in San Antonio, Texas. She was born on May 2, 1928 in Baltimore, Maryland to Lester and Genevieve Forrer. She was a retired day care provider and volunteered for many years at Northeast Baptist Hospital. Beloved wife of William H. Simpson for 57 years who preceded her in...
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Marijo Q. Cox

December 30, 1929 - December 24, 2018

Marijo Cox, age 88, passed away on Monday, December 24, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. Born to Lula and Glen Quinby on December 30, 1929 in Pawhusky, OK. Marijo was a member of St. Mark The Evangelist and the garden club. She was the Rodeo Queen of Skiattok, OK in 1949. Marijo traveled with her husband to places including Hawaii, Bahamas and Alaska. She was preceded in death by daughter, Cheryl...
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Helen Ruth Gibbs Leigh Foster

August 12, 1921 - December 23, 2018

Helen Ruth Gibbs Leigh Foster, age 97, entered into eternal rest on Dec. 23, 2018, in San Antonio, Texas. She was born Aug. 12, 1921, to James Gibbs and Helen Leffarth Gibbs at Jefferson Barracks in St. Louis County, Missouri. A former San Antonio resident, she had lived in Denton for 42 years until returning to her family in November. Helen was predeceased by her husband, Horace Foster; the...
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Evelyn Del Gaudio Sylvester

February 13, 1936 - December 23, 2018

Evelyn Del Gaudio Sylvester, age 82, of San Antonio, went to be with the Lord on Monday, December 23, 2018. Evelyn was born in Somerville, Massachusetts on February 13, 1936 to Luigi and Amelia Del Gaudio. Evelyn and her husband, Samuel, were a role model to their children for how a marriage should be lived. Her main interests were shopping and her family, especially her honey bunnies (her...
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Betty Gene Herndon

September 24, 1931 - December 23, 2018

Betty Gene Johnson Herndon went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on December 23rd 2018 Born in San Antonio, TX on September 24th 1931 to William Delbert Johnson and Valeska Freitag Johnson. She was a member of the Brackenridge High School Purple Jackets when she graduated in 1949. After graduation Betty went to work for SouthWestern Bell Telephone Company where she was...
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Zachary Tyler Baillio

November 28, 2000 - December 23, 2018

Zachary Tyler Baillio, 18, of San Antonio, TX was born November 28, 2000 in Orlando, Florida and passed away Sunday, December 23, 2018. He was a senior at Smithson Valley High School where he was adored and admired by his teachers and friends for his courage and deep desire to learn. He gave many school officials multiple opportunities to be innovative, try new methodologies and learn how to make...
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Sharon Dolores Martin Turner

May 1, 1944 - December 23, 2018

Sharon Dolores Martin Turner peacefully passed away, surrounded by her children, on December 23, 2018. She was born in Concord, California on May 1, 1944, where her father was stationed during WWII, but she grew up in San Antonio, graduating from Lee High School, spending a semester at the University of Hawaii, and then finishing her education at Trinity University. She married her lifelong...
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William Stavisky, Jr.

October 28, 1939 - December 23, 2018

William Stavisky died peacefully at Methodist Hospital, San Antonio, TX on 23 December 2018 at 2:15 in the morning with his two daughters by his side. William was born in Taylor, PA on 28 October 1939 to William Stavisky and Julia Hydock. He graduated from Taylor High School in 1958. Then he went on to Lycoming College and graduated with a degree in Political Science in 1962 before marrying the...
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