Margaret Baca Stavinoha, 66, of Wharton, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015, in Houston. She was born on April 21, 1949, in Flatonia, the daughter of the late Herman and Agnes Nikel Baca.
Fannie M. Slone WelchFannie M. Slone Welch, 88, passed away Monday, Aug. 10, 2015 in Brownfield. She was born March 2, 1927 in Gulf, Texas to Frank E. Weaver and Georgia Mullins Weaver.
Cheryl Duplantis Bourg, 71, of East Bernard died Tuesday, July 21, 2015 in Richmond. She was born on Jan. 8, 1944, in Houma, La. a daughter of Herbert and Ruby Duplantis.
Manuel Delgado, 87, of Wharton passed away on Tuesday, July 21, 2015 in a Houston hospital from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He ws born on Nov. 2, 1927, a son of the late Sirilo and Piedad Duran Delgado.
Lorraine Novosad Kucera, 88, of Wharton died Tuesday, July 14, 2015, in Sugar Land. She was born on Oct. 13, 1926, in Yoakum, a daughter of Frank and Antonia Sulak Novosad. She married the late Richard Joe Kucera on May 26, 1945, in Raymondville. They were married more than 53 years before his passing in 1998.
Helen Harris Jones, 67, of Houston, born in Wharton, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 8, 2015.
Pastor Leroy Jones Jr. was born Sept. 21, 1952 in Houston and was the oldest of five children. He was called home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 8. 2015 at Baylor Medical Center in Dallas.
Sylvia Ann Matthys, 79, of Wharton, passed away July 12, 2015 at her home in Wharton surrounded by her loving family. She was born on Oct. 27, 1935 in Wharton, the daughter of the late C.B. and Elizabeth Ione King Williams.
Gaye Reamo, 76, of Wharton died Friday, July 10, 2015 surrounded by family.
Frances Rodriguez, 75, of Wharton and formerly of Los Angeles, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 9, 2015, at her residence following a sudden illness. She was born Jan. 22, 1940 in Los Angeles to the late Emilio and Emilia Ramirez Espinosa.
Barbara Jo Lawrence Young, 89, died on July 11, 2015 after a long illness. Barbara was born in Houston on June 25, 1926, the only child of Joe and Louise Fowler Lawrence. She attended college in Amarillo, came home and married Walter Young, who preceded her in death. They had one child, Walter Young Jr., who was the apple of her eye. She was involved in every aspect of his life, often chaperoning debate trips out of town. He graduated from Wharton High School in 1967 but died in 1979 of complications from juvenile diabetes.
Raymond Andrew Kubesch, 73, passed on July 6, 2015, at his home in Wharton. He was born in Nada on Oct. 16, 1941, the son of Fred and Frieda Meisner Kubesch.
Frances Rodriguez, 75, of Wharton passed away Thursday, July 9, 2015 following a brief illness at a her residence.
Dolores L. Sliva, 88, of Lane City died Monday, July 6, 2015 in Stafford following a long illness. She was born on July 23, 1926, in El Campo, a daughter of Frank and Cecilia Orsak Dressler.
David Mendoza, 62, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 4, 2015. He was born April 26, 1953 to parents Milton and Mary Mendoza. David worked for Dow Chemical for 22 years, after retiring he loved spending time working on and driving around in his beloved Pontiac Firebird Trans Am and listening to Little Joe, his favorite singer. He also loved spending time with his two grandchildren, nieces, nephews and family. Those of you who knew David, know he would help people whenever possible.
Jane Elizabeth Rodgers, 58, of Wharton died Friday, July 3, 2015 in Wharton following a long illness. She was born on Aug. 13, 1956, in Jacksonville, Ill., a daughter of William and Greta Williamson Ducey.
Dolores Sliva of Lane City passed away on Monday, July 6, 2015.
Dale Hardeman of Lubbock passed away on June 24, 2015.
Stanley Ray James, 69, of Boling passed away Saturday, June 27, 2015. He was born on Nov. 1, 1945, in Wharton, the son of Orvel and Vera Morrison James. He was joined in marriage to Hazel Shanks on Dec. 17, 1965.
81 year old, Carl J. Vitera, the seventh and youngest child to Joe and Blanche Vitera, died Thursday, June 25, 2015 at Scott & White Hospital in Round Rock.
Barney E. “Buddy” Bernstein, devoted son and brother to Mache, Moe and Josephine, husband to his beloved Dora Hill, loving and ever present father to Carol Jo, Buck and Bart and sage to seven grandchildren, left this earth on June 24, 2015.
Perry “Pete” Coleman Born Jr. was born on June 14, 1936 in Gladewater. He stepped into eternity with his Lord on June 24, 2015.
Memorial services for Effie Lee Harris, 88, of Wharton will be held at 1 p.m. today, Saturday, June 27, 2015 at Macedonia Baptist Church with the Rev. L.C. Humphrey, eulogist. Interment will follow in Old Bethlehem Cemetery in Newgulf.