Aubrie Erin Hassette, 19 days old, of George West, died on Saturday, Nov. 25, 2006.
She was born on Nov. 6, 2006, in Beeville to Esmeralda Rangel and Raymond Hassette.
She was preceded in death by one uncle, Antonio Rangel Jr.
She is survived by her parents, both of George West; maternal grandparents, Antonio and Virginia Rangel of George West; paternal grandmother, Lisa Hassette of George West; maternal great-grandparents, Rocky and Victoria Rangel of Mexico; paternal great-grandparents, Nora Hassette and Felipe Hassette, both of George West; one aunt, Melissa (Jimmy Minaeu) Colunga of George West; five cousins; and numerous other family members and friends.
Visitation was held today (Wednesday) from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Galloway & Sons chapel in George West with a rosary recited at 11 a.m. Graveside services were held at 3 p.m. today at George West Cemetery with Father Joseph Olikkara officiating.
Pallbearers were Phillip Hassette, Daniel Guajardo, Daniel Garza and Antonio Rangel. Honorary pallbearers were Jimmy Mineau, Daniella Garza, Melissa Colunga and Sheila Guajardo.
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RoyceC. Terry, 85, passed away on November 23, 2006 in Beeville, Texas.
Mr. Terry was born to Reuben Wesley Terry and Beulah Groves Terry on February 12, 1921, in Meridian, Texas. He attended several schools and received his B.A. Degree. The schools that he attended include Howard Payne in Brownwood, Hardin Simmons, A&I in Kingsville, and Baylor in Waco. In 1942 he enlisted in the United States Navy and served in World War II and spent 22 months overseas. He was an aviation machinist mate second class. Mr. Terry married Aurelia Penny on July 12, 1946 in Sherman, Texas. They celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary this past July. He was also a Mason with the Refugio Masonic Lodge and Eastern Star Chapter #422 Beeville. He was a well-known teacher for the Beeville Independent School District. He was a life science teacher for many years. Mr. Terry was a caring person and good friend to all.
He is preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, and two sisters.
Survivors include his wife Penny Terry of Beeville, daughter Theresa Allen and husband Rev
Jack Allen of Tuleta, two grandchildren, Amy Harris and husband Chuck of Frisco, TX, and
Penny Drake and husband Michael of Los Angeles, CA, two great-grandchildren, Kenedy and Karson Harris of Frisco, TX, a brother, R.W. Terry and wife Dale of Garland, TX and numerous neices and nephews and a host of friends.
Family received friends on Friday evening, November 24, 2006 at the Terry residence. On Saturday, November 25, 2006 a visitation was held from 12 noon till 2 p.m. at Galloway and Sons Funeral Home. Funeral service was held on Saturday, November 25, 2006 at 2 p.m. at Galloway & Sons Funeral Home Chapel with interment following at Beeville Memorial park.
Serving as pallbearers were Kyle Mansker, Mark Sugarek, Bill Kinghton, Orleand Tideman,
Richard Zander, Max Luna, John Brockman, Bob Horn, Michael Drake and Vic Barris. Honorary pallbearers were Harold Reynolds, R.C. Jeanes, Joe Vernon, Pat Cude, Herbert Wilder, Claude Jacks, Lee Meyer, and E.G. Holt.
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Alejandro O. “El Pelon” Gonzales, 69, formerly of Beeville, died Thursday, Nov. 2, 2006, at his residence in Lubbock.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 6, at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in Lubbock with Father Ernesto Lopez officiating and Deacon Joe Morin assisting. A rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5, at Guajardo Funeral Chapels. Burial followed at Peaceful Gardens Cemetery in Lubbock.
Mr. Gonzales was born to Jose Angel and Ynez Gonzales on July 28, 1937, in Beeville. He married Angelita Campos on Oct. 6, 1954, in Beeville. He was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Alberto Gonzales.
Survivors include his wife, Angelita Gonzales; five sons, Alex Jr., Daniel, Jose Angel, Edwardo and Abel Gonzales; three daughters, Carolina Vick, Irma Martinez and Angela Silva; two brothers, Gilberto Gonzales of Lubbock and Carlos Gonzales of Beeville; three sisters, Carmel Keller, Margarita Medina and Teresa Gonzales, all of Beeville; 32 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and one adopted grandson, Luis Reyes Jr.
Services were under the direction of Guajardo Funeral Chapels, Lubbock.
Royce C. Terry, 85, of Beeville died on Thursday, Nov. 23, 2006.
He was born on Jan. 12, 1921, in Meridian to Beulah and Wesley Terry. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Mr. Terry was a schoolteacher for more than 30 years at Thomas Jefferson Junior High in the Beeville Independent School District. He was also a Baptist preacher and a member of the First Baptist Church in Beeville.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers; and two sisters.
Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Aurelia Terry of Beeville; one daughter, Theresa Allen and husband Jack of Tuleta; one brother, R.W. Terry of Garland; two granddaughters, Amy (Chuck) Harris of Frisco and Penny (Michael) Drake of Los Angeles, Calif.; and two great-granddaughters.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Galloway & Sons Funeral Home with Rev. Greg Traylor and Rev. Jack Allen officiating. Interment will follow at Beeville Memorial Park.
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Barbara Coffey Key, 64, of Granbury died on Monday, Nov. 20, 2006, in Burleson.
She was born in Jones County, Miss., to Cammie MaGill Ulmer and John Ulmer on June 16, 1942. She married James Walter Key on April 4, 1999, in Laurel, Miss.
She is survived by her husband, James Walter Key of Granbury; her mother, Cammie Byrd of Long Beach, Miss.; two daughters, Lea Ann Coffey (Roy) Lockard of Stafford, and Anita Coffey (Steve) Locke of Jacksonville, Fla.; one son, Charlie C. (Anna) Coffey of McAllen; one stepson, James Edward (Gwen) Key of Hurst; seven grandchildren, Marion May and Walker Lockard, Tiffany and Wesley Coffey, and Justin, Caddie and Mattie Locke; one brother, Don (Dale) Ulmer of Long Beach, Miss.; two sisters, Joyce (Jimmy) Rowell of Pass Christian, Miss., and Betty Altom of Long Beach, Miss.; one half-sister, Jennifer Ulmer Rathe of Covington, La.; one half-brother, John Taylor of Austin; and many cousins, aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. today (Wednesday) at Wiley Funeral Home in Granbury. Interment will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 24, at Dallas/Fort Worth National Cemetery.
Arrangements were by Wiley Funeral Home in Granbury.
Maria Trinidad Munoz, 6 months, of Tynan died on Friday, Nov. 17, 2006.
She was born in Beeville on May 8, 2006, to Susie Munoz and Edward Hernandez.
Survivors from Tynan, include her mother and father; two brothers, Jonathan and Justin Hernandez; two sisters, Katrina and Eddika Hernandez; maternal grandparents, Josefa and Epifanio Munoz Sr.; paternal grandparents, Joe Hernandez of Beeville and Esperanza Hernandez of Rockport; three uncles, Epifanio (Miroslava) Munoz Jr. of Skidmore, Mario (Clarissa) Hernandez, and Joey (Jennifer) Hernandez, both of Rockport; four aunts, Elsie (Leo) Ortiz and April Hernandez, both of Rockport, Diana Hernandez and Sherrie (Vicente Garza) Ramirez, both of Tynan; and one cousin.
Visitation was held today (Wednesday) at 1 p.m. at Evergreen Cemetery in Skidmore. Graveside services were there at 2 p.m. with Father Sebastian V. Thomas officiating. Interment followed.
Pallbearers were Joe Daniel Trevino, Nick Casares and Epifanio Munoz Jr. Honorary pallbearers were Jonathan Hernandez and Justin Hernandez.
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Maria Sonia Ramirez, 34, of Beeville died on Monday, Nov. 20, 2006, at her residence.
She was born on March 10, 1972, in Beeville to Aurora Sanchez Ramirez and Charlie Ramirez Jr. She was a Catholic.
She was preceded in death by her mother and two brothers, Carlos and Enrique Ramirez.
Survivors include one daughter, Hilary Ramirez; eight sisters, Vicenta Ramirez, Sylvia (Manuel) Sanchez and Dalia Renea Ramirez, all of Austin, Leticia (Ruben) Gomez of Fort Worth, Rosa (Robert) Chamberlain of Kyle, Sandra (Nazario) Valdiviez, Margie (Isidro) Barcena and Cindy Ramirez, all of Beeville; and three brothers, Joe Richard (Carmen) Ramirez of Houston, David Banda of Beeville and Daniel Gabriel (Sonia) Ramirez of Austin.
Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. on Tuesday at Treviño Funeral Home. Funeral Mass was celebrated at 2 p.m. today (Wednesday) at St. James Catholic Church with Rev. Balaswamy Pasala officiating. Interment followed at Ramirez Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Robert Ramirez, Julian Gonzales, Matthew Gomez, Gilbert Estrada, Manuel Sanchez Jr. and Joe Anthony Gomez.
Juanita Vela Rencurel, 57, of Three Rivers and formerly of Pettus, died on Friday, Nov. 17, 2006, in Corpus Christi.
She was born on Feb. 18, 1949, in Raymondville to Paula Vela Diaz and Jose Maria P. Diaz. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Pettus and was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her father and four brothers, Kino, Roland, Beto and Rene Vela.
Survivors include her mother, Paula Vela Diaz of Kenedy; her companion, Mark Melvin of Three Rivers; one daughter, Tomasita (Julio) Esquival of Kerrville; one son, Quintin (Angelica) Rencurel of Pettus; three sisters, Maggie and Mary Lou Vela, both of Harlingen, and Viola Vela of Florida; two brothers, Juan and Lupe Vela, both of Kerrville; and five grandchildren.
Visitation was held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Monday at Eckols Funeral Home chapel in Kenedy. Funeral services were held there at 2 p.m. on Tuesday with Brother Moises Gonzales officiating. Interment followed at Pettus Cemetery. Pallbearers were family and friends.
Memorial contributions may be made to South Texas Children’s Home.
Arrangements were by Eckols Funeral Home Inc. in Kenedy.
Kelly Maureen Reynolds Smith, 53, of San Antonio died on Friday, Nov. 17, 2006, at her residence.
She was born on March 10, 1953, in Beeville to Sharry and Charles Reynolds. She graduated from St. Mary’s Hall and the Baptist Memorial School of Nursing, both in San Antonio. She was a registered nurse, practicing for many years in Austin, before moving to San Antonio in 1999.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Hugh Kelly Reynolds and Charles Randolph Howard Reynolds.
Survivors include her husband, Dr. George F. Smith of San Antonio; her parents, Sharry and Charles Reynolds of Orange Grove; two children, Megan Alexis Smith and Garrett Malone Smith; three sisters, Robyn and Teresa Reynolds, both of Orange Grove, and her twin Morna (Lee) Erwin of Knoxville, Tenn.; and numerous other relatives and friends.
Private burial services were held at the Reynolds Family Cemetery on the historic El Rancho Palo Ventana in Orange Grove.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests any memorials to be directed to the Reynolds Family Cemetery Trust, P.O. Box 369, Orange Grove, TX 78372.
An online guestbook is available for signing at www.missionparks.com under the obituary section.
Arrangements were by Mission Park Funeral Chapels North in San Antonio.