Thursday, January 20, 2000
Jim Campbell, 69, passed away Monday, January 17, 2000 in a local hospital.
He was born on September 29, 1930 in Baxter Springs, Kansas to James August and Annie Marie Campbell. Jim served his country in the United States Navy for twenty-three years. After retiring in Corpus Christi in 1974, Jim retired as manager of Eckerd Drugs in 1993.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Eve Campbell, in 1985.
He found love again when he met and married Maggie Picazo in 1993.
Jim is survived by his six children, Vicki McMinn (David) of Corpus Christi, Texas, Tommy Campbell (Audry) of Jacksonville, Florida, Dolly Rutledge (Jeff) of Mechanicsville, Virginia, Susy Wayne (Doug), Nina May (Bill) and Sergio Muniz (Brillanta) all of Corpus Christi, Texas; 15 grandchildren, Rick McMinn of Corpus Christi, Texas, James McMinn of Barksdale Airforce Base, Louisiana, Jeff McMinn of Houston, Texas, Lisa Shuler of Newport News, Virginia, Crystal Campbell of Jacksonville, Florida, Jack Kelley, Javier Kelley, Jason Kelley, Bianca Caballero all of Corpus Christi, Texas, Lance Hurlbert of Jacksonville, Florida, Melissa W. Jimenez, James Wayne of Garland, Texas, Anthony May, Anthony Muniz and Jayden Muniz all of Corpus Christi, Texas; and eight great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held at the Seaside Funeral Home beginning at 12:00 noon Wednesday, January 19, 2000 until 6:00 p.m. Friday, January 21, 2000. A prayer service will be held in the Seaside Chapel at 7:00 p.m. Friday, January 21, 2000. Funeral services will be conducted in the Seaside Chapel at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, January 22, 2000 and interment will follow in the Seaside Memorial Park.
Jack Kelley, Javier Kelley, Jason Kelley, Doug Wayne, Mel Trice and Jaime Briones will serve as pallbearers.
GARY, TEXAS - Dr. May E. Campbell, 88, passed away Thursday, January 13, 2000.
Dr. May Elizabeth Campbell was born November 29, 1911 in Carthage, Texas to Max and Rosa Trammell Campbell. After attending Cathage High School and the College of Marshall, Ms. Campbell taught five years in rural school in Panola County before receiving her bachelor's degree from Stephen F. Austin University in 1934 and her master's degree from the University of Texas in 1938. She taught school in Gary, Spring and Decatur, Texas before serving in the Women's Reserve of the U.S. Navy during World War II. She moved to Kingsville in 1946 where she joined the faculty of the then Texas College of Arts and Industries. She was promoted to assistant professor of English in 1949, then to associate professor in 1962 prior to attaining the rank of professor and conference of her PH.D degree fromt he University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1970. Dr. Campbell retired in 1974 and in 1987 was granted Professor Emeritus of English at Texas A & I University Kingsville, for her "distinguished service to the university." During her retirement, she traveled extensively and enjoyed reading, listening to music and corresponding with her many relatives and friends here and abroad. Dr. Campbel was preceded in death by her parents and three brothers, Rex Campbell, Ray Campbell and Elmo Campbell.
She is survived by her sister, Joyce E. Morton of Gary, Texas; one brother, Lester W. Campbell and Jessie Belle of New Orleans, Louisiana; one sister-in-law, Irene Campbell of Gary, Texas. Numerous nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.
Service were held 2:00 PM Sunday, January 16, 2000.
Lorenza Chapa, age 90, of Premont Texas was united into the hands of God on Wednesday, January 19, 2000.
Lorenza was born August 10, 1909 in Laredo, Texas. She was a member of St. Theresa's Catholic Church in Premont, Texas. She enjoyed life and kept herself busy crocheting, quilting, and working in her garden. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren who spent their summers at her home while growing up. She was a loving mother, sister, grandmother, and great grandmother whose love will always be in the hearts of her family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Daniel Chapa and son Daniel Elton Chapa, both of Premont, Texas.
She is survived by her sons, Alan (Jovita) Chapa of Premont, Texas and Luvin (Alicia) Chapa of Laredo, Texas; daughter, Maria Angelica (Juan) Contreras of Corpus Christi, Texas, Nelda Saenz of Corpus Christi, Texas and Olga (Ray) Pschicholtz of Yuma, Arizona.
A holy rosary will be recited at 7:30 PM., Thursday, January 20, 2000 at Howard-Williams-Turcotte Funeral Home in Falfurrias, Texas.
Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Friday, January 21, 2000 at at 10:00 AM at St. Theresa's Catholic Church in Premont, Texas.
Interment will follow at Premont Cemetery. New Funeral Options for Howard-Williams-Turcotte.
Mary "Jean" Francis, 74, passed away Sunday, January 16, 2000 in a local hospital.
She is survived by her children, Jeanette Poole of New Braunfels, Texas, Lee (Cherilyn) Francis of Corpus Christi, Doris (Larry) Mabry of Houston, Louise (Curtis) Mauldin of Houston and Chester (Kay) Francis of Corpus Christi; one brother, Louis Robison of Tennessee; two sisters, Lois (Fred) O'Bryant and Doris "Dean" Rhodes of San Antonio, Texas; ten grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held in the Seaside Chapel at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 19, 2000 with visitation beginning two hours prior to service time.
Interment to follow in the Seaside Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 4101 S. Alameda St., Corpus Christi, Texas.
BURLESON-Elbert L. Fuller age 80, passed away Sunday, January 16, 2000, in Ft. Worth, Texas. He was formerly a resident of Refugio. Mr. Fuller was born in Leesburg, Texas on January 24, 1918 to Lou Hier and Lola Casulia Hampton Fuller.
Mr. Fuller was a member of the Lexington Baptist Church of Corpus Christi, Texas. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII and grew up in Leesburg, Texas. Mr. Fuller received his B.S. degree and a Masters degree from East Texas University at Commerce. He taught in public schools for thirty-five years. Mr. Fuller was married to Grace Baskin who preceded him in death in 1997.
Mr. Fuller is survived by his son and daughter-in-law: Mr. Gary and Linda Fuller of Burleson, Texas. Three granddaughters: Katheryn, Sherri, and Victoria Fuller of Burleson, Texas. His sister: Mrs. Retta Turnage of Sulphur Springs, Texas.
Services were held Wednesday, January 19, 2000 at Eubank Chapel in Canton, Texas at 10:30 AM with Rev. Ben Stricklin officiating.
Interment followed at Holly Springs Cemetery in Martins Mill, Texas. Services were under the direction of Eubank Funeral Home Inc. of Canton, Texas.
ORANGE GROVE - Justina G. Gaitan passed away January 19, 2000 in a Corpus Christi hospital. She was 93. Mrs. Gaitan was born June 15, 1906 in Salinas Victoria Nuevo Leon Mexico. She was a member of St. John of the Cross Catholic Church in Orange Grove, and alsso attended St. Peter's Catholic Church in Annaville.
Survivors include one daughter, Lupe (Victor) Padilla of Corpus Christi; four sons, Luciano (Frances) Gaitan of Alice, Reymundo (Ysabel) Gaitan of Beeville, Apolonio (Paula) Gaitan of Mathis, and Abel (Olivia) Gaitan of Sandia; one sister, Maria Salinas of Mathis; one brother, Enrique Galvan of Corpus Christi; twenty-one grandchildren, thirty-nine grandchildren and four great, great grandchildren.
Visitation will be Thursday, January 20, 2000 from 10:00AM to 9:00PM at Holmgreen Mortuary in Alice.
A rosary will be recited at 7:00 PM Thursday, January 20, 2000 at the Holmgreen Mortuary Chapel in Alice. Funeral mass will be celebrated at 10:30AM Friday, January 21, 2000 at St. John of the Cross Catholic Church in Orange Grove.
Burial will follow in the Orange Grove Union Cemetery.
Carlota B. Garcia, 89, passed away Saturday, January 15, 2000 in a local nursing home after a long illness. She was born January 27, 1910 in Roma, Texas.
On April 14, 1933 she married the love of her life, Javier F. Garcia. They remained married for sixty-six years until his death in 1999.
Carlota is remembered for her faith in Christ and her love of family. She was a devoted member of Holy Family Catholic Church and was one of the founders. She always believed in staying busy and found time to cook special things for each of her loved ones and enjoyed sharing with her neighbors. She was also an outstanding seamstress and enjoyed gardening, reading, and dancing very much. She was a strong advocate for education and always encouraged her children to follow their dreams. She was a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and will be dearly missed.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Albino and Porfiria Barrera, her son Javier Humberto Garcia and six brothers whom she loved very much, Remijio Barrera, Rafael Barrera, Fidel Barrera, Albino Barrera, Salvador Barrera and Gustavo Barrera and her beloved husband Javier F. Garcia.
She is survived by one sister, Victoria B. Trevino, two daughters, Yola G. Hayes and Lilia Holt, both of Corpus Christi; one son George H. (Jan) Garcia of Australia; seven grandchildren, Nelda Hinojosa (Larry Crider), Carl C. (Amanda) Hayes Jr., Richard A. Hayes, Brad Holt, John Javier Holt, Anthony Garcia and Yolanda Garcia; three great-grandchildren, Nathan D. Hinojosa, Sarah M. Hinojosa, and Miranda C. Hayes. She is also survived by a loving and caring dear friend and companion Cruz Perez who was at her side at her time of great need. The family would like to extend their deepest gratitude to those who cared for Carlota B. Garcia at Alameda Oaks Nursing Home.
Services were held at 1:00 PM on Wednesay, January 19, 2000 at Holy Family Catholic Church.
Interment to follow at Rose Hill Memorial Park.
W. D. "Dub" Hayley, 81, of Corpus Christi, passed away on Tuesday, January 18, 2000 in a local hospital. He was born October 9, 1918 in Ranger, Texas to Ira E. and Lucy Mae Owen Hayley. He was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII and pioneer building contractor in the Tuloso-Midway area. He introduced the first metallic buildings in color in Corpus Christi. Mr. Hayley was a member of the Church of Christ at Riverside, a QB, a private pilot, restored antique cars, and enjoyed football and dominos.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Barbara Jean Hayley and a brother, Ira Hayley.
He is survived by his wife, Loanna Hayley of Corpus Christi, one son, Tommy Hayley of Corpus Christi; two grandsons, Tommy Hayley II, of Corpus Christi and Christopher Hayley of Dallas; three nieces and a nephew.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10:00 AM Friday, January 21, 2000, in Sawyer-George Funeral Home Chapel with H. D. Simmons and Bob Eads officiating. Burial will follow in Memory Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Richard Smith, Lew Larson, Jimmy Emerson, Rick Hayley, Jason Hayley and Thomas Rack.
Those who wish may make contributions to Sunny Glenn Children's Home.
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Douglas Wayne Heath born August 2, 1940, passed away Monday, January 17, 2000. Memorial Services will be held Friday January 21, 2000 @ 10:00 a.m. in the Metropolitan Community Church, 1315 Craig Street, Corpus Christi, Texas.
Bill R. Hickey, 74, a resident of Austin since 1977, formerly of Corpus Christi and Mathis, was called to Heaven by our Savior on Wednesday, January 12, 2000, after a long and courageous struggle with diabetes. He was married to Elsie Baker Hickey for 50 years until her death in December of 1977. Bill was also preceded in death by his grandson, James A. Hickey on November 30, 1999.
Bill retired from Reynolds Metal Company in 1985, after 31 years of service. He was a member of the King Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus while living in Corpus Christi. Bill and Elsie lived at Lake Mathis for 22 years prior to moving to Austin and were members of St. Johns of the Cross Catholic Church.
He is survived by his son, Joe and wife Rose Hickey of Kingsville; daughter, Patty and husband Joe Magee and grandson Michael Magee of Austin; son Bill Hickey and wife Carol and grandchildren Stacy Hickey and Billy Hickey of Austin; his brother Charlie Hickey of Corpus Christi, and many nieces and nephews.
It was Bill's desire that after death, his body be used for the advancement of medical science. His body was sent to the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.
No public service will be held, and the family has asked that memorial masses in Bill's name be directed to St. Paul's Catholic Church at 10000 David Moore Road in Austin, Texas 78748, where he was a member for the last two years in Austin.
GREGORY, TX- Jose L. (Joey) Ortiz, 20, a loving son, brother, and uncle has gone to meet his heavenly Father on January 17, 2000. Jose lived a happy life and left wonderful memories. Jose was 20.
He was preceded in death by grandparents, Antonio & Paula Garcia, Sr. and Lorenzo & Ursula Ortiz.
He is survived by his parents, Jose G. and Genoveva Ortiz of Gregory, a brother, Ricardo (Carmelita) Ortiz of Dallas, two sisters, Lisa (Richard) Couch of Dallas, Sally Ortiz (Ernest Solis, Jr.) of Gregory, nephew, Nicholas A. Solis, nieces, Crystal G. Moreno, Nina M. Ortiz, and Cassandra N. Couch, numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Visitation will begin at 9:00 A.M., Thursday, January 20, 2000 at Maxwell P. Dunne Portland Funeral Chapel with a Rosary to be recited at 7:00 P.M.
A funeral mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Friday, January 21, 2000 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church of Gregory with Rev. Bob Dunn as Celebrant. Burial will follow in Gregory Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Ruben, Roy, Ray, and Ram Rodriguez, Armando Ortiz, Jaime Hernandez.
PORTLAND - Arthur Dolan Lalmansingh, 76, of Portland, Texas passed away Tuesday, January 18, 2000 in a Corpus Christi hospital.
He was preceded in death by his wife Rosie.
He is survived by two sons Seth (Lorraine) Lalmansingh of Houston, Lionel (Shanti) Lalmansingh of Portland; one daughter Hannah (Raymond) Lalgee of Portland; eight grandchildren Rennison Lalgee, Saskia, Soraya, Andy, Mark, Sabrina, Dawn and Matthew Lalmansingh; six great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M., Thursday, January 20, 2000 at Maxwell P. Dunne Funeral Home in Portland. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, January 21, 2000 at Maxwell P. Dunne Funeral Home.
Interment to follow at San Patricio Memorial Gardens.
Mary P. McKenzie, 74, passed away Tuesday, January 18, 2000. She was born December 13, 1925 in Stuttgart, Arkansas to Clarence F. and Nan Parker Pollock.
She was a secretary at Calallen Middle School for 18 years and was a member of Grace United Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, H.J. McKenzie.
Survivors are daughters, Jackie Nan Brown and Shelli Wing both of Corpus Christi; a son, Michael K. McKenzie of Corpus Christi; a brother, Clarence Pollock of Little Rock, Arkansas; grandchildren: Jacob McDearman and Randi Wing both of Corpus Christi and Kristi Brown Oliver of Hampton, Virginia; one great-grandchild, Garrett Michael Oliver of Hampton, Virginia.
Graveside services will be conducted at 2:00 PM Friday, January 21, 2000 in Robstown Memorial Park. Burial will follow.
ROBSTOWN- Bobby R. Milstead, Jr., 42, passed away Tuesday, January 18, 2000 at his residence. He was born June 18, 1957 in Robstown, Texas to Bobby R. and Joyce Schilhab Milstead, Sr.
He was a 1975 graduate of Robstown High School and attended Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas where he was a member of Delta Tau Delta Fraternity.
He was honored as the Super Volunteer of 1988-1989 by the Civics Volunteer Program of the City of Corpus Christi. He was also a member of the First United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his father and grandfathers, Earl B. Milstead and Alfred Schilhab.
Survivors include his mother, Joyce Milstead of Robstown; sister, Rhonda (Ronald) Milstead Choron of Cooper City, Florida; paternal grandmother, Jean Milstead of Pembroke Pines, Florida; maternal grandmother, Della Schilhab of Robstown; nieces, Nicole and Brittany Choron of Cooper City, Florida.
Visitation will begin at 2:00 PM., Friday, January 21, 2000 in Sawyer-George Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at 3:00 PM., Friday, January 21, 2000 in Sawyer-George Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. John Smith, Pastor of First United Methodist Church officiating.
Burial will follow in Robstown Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to the First United Methodist Church in Robstown, Texas.
R. L. Oden, 65, passed away Tuesday, January 18, 2000 in a Corpus Christi Hospital. He was born October 27, 1934 in Burkburnett, Texas to William R. and Mae Briscoe Oden. He attended Texas Tech University and graduated from Texas A&I University.
He coached at Roundtop-Carmine High School, Calallen High School, Gregory-Portland High School, Tuloso-Midway High School and Skidmore-Tynan High School before retiring. in 1969, 1970 and 1971 he coached the Calallen Girls Basketball team to several state tournaments. He coached the Roundtop-Carmine Girls Basketball team to the 1972 State Championship. He also worked at Quality Machine.
He was a member of the Coffee Club at Chela's Restaurant.
He was preceded in death by his father, William R. Oden.
Survivors include his wife, Rozelle Oden of Corpus Christi; sons, David Lynn Oden of Corpus Christi and Matt (Wendy) Oden of Orange Grove; daughter, Susan Annette (Gary) Sharpe of Mathis; mother, Mae Oden of Corpus Christi and granddaughter, Chrystina Sharpe of Mathis.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 3:00 PM Thursday in Sawyer-George Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Robstown Memorial Park.
Active pallbearers will be Harry Rychetsky, Mike Morgan, Ronnie Smethers, Bennie Houghton, Larry Beaman and Charlie Smith.
Honorary pallbearers will be Judge J. T. Ellison, Tonnie Smethers, billy Laurel, Gene Vrana, Mary Lee Stockton, Kirvin Lang, Jim Cameron, Joe Urbis, Mike Sandroussi and many other close friends.
Clyde Martin Postell, 90, passed away on Sunday, January 16, 2000 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
He was born in Batesville, Texas on February 15, 1909 and lived to the 21st Century. He was the oldest of seven children and lived an adventurous life. Clyde was a United States Navy veteran of World War II and served on the U.S.S. Poconoke. He was proud of his military service. After leaving the military he was a Census taker, a manager at the Frito-Lay Plant in San
Antonio, Texas, and a Deputy Manager in the Human Resource office of the Naval Air Station in Corpus Christi. He loved his work and spent many happy
years there. He enjoyed and loved to hunting and did quite remarkably in his younger days, in his later years he grew more sympathetic toward his hobby and stopped. Clyde was a 32nd degree mason of the Oso Naval Lodge and a member of the Scottish Rite. He was proud of his work as a mason and spoke of it often. Clyde never knew a stranger, never turned anyone away from his door, and in turn helped many people in his lifetime. He will be fondly missed by all that knew him.
He is survived by his wife, Pat Postell; his daughter, Stacy Postell; his brother, Pinky; his friends and in-laws. God has you in his hands now; ready for the rewards you will receive for your goodness here on earth.
Funeral services will be conducted in the Seaside Chapel at 11:00 AM Friday, January 21, 2000. Interment will follow in the Seaside Memorial
Melba Ramos, 42, passed away Friday, January 14, 2000 at her residence. She was a loving mother, a good sister, and a good friend who will be missed by all. She is preceded in death by her grandson, John David Ramos and parents, Alfonso and Julia Ramos.
She is survived by her husband, Roberto Rodriguez of Corpus Christi, Texas, daughters, Julia Ann Ramos, Rebecca Aurora Ramos, Melba Nora Ramos and Laura Herlinda Ramos, sons, Roberto Alfonso Ramos and John Paul Ramos, all of Corpus Christi, Texas, brothers, Natividad (Herlinda) Ramos of Corpus Christi, Texas and Gilberto (Elodia) Jasso of Houston, Texas, aunts, Felipa G. Lugo of Cuero, Texas and Josefa G. Gonzales of Sinton, Texas, niece, Senovia Reyna Sifuentes, nephew, Leonardo Reyna Sifuentes, cousin and best friend, Little Lucy Camacho, all of Corpus Christi, Texas.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, January 19, 2000 from 1:00 PM to 9:00 PM with a rosary to be recited at 7:00 PM that evening at Corpus Christi Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held Thursday, January 20, 2000 at 10:00 AM at Corpus Christi Funeral Home.
CORPUS CHRISTI - Gary Rolls, 46, of Corpus Christi, loving husband, father, and grandfather, went to be with the Lord on January 19, 2000. He was born June 30, 1953 in Carlsbad New Mexico. He was a resident of Corpus Christi for the past fifteen years and was employed by L & M Medical Supply as a Respiratory Therapist. He was a member of New Wine Fellowship Church in Corpus Christi.
He is survived by his wife, Susan Rolls of Corpus Christi, two sons; James A. Rolls of Corpus Christi and Thomas K. Olson of Dorchester, Massachusetts, his daughter; April M. Rolls of Corpus Christi; his mother, Jean Bullman-Roy of Aransas Pass, his sister, Jerri Palmer, also of Aransas Pass, his granddaughter; Courtney Aguilar, his nephew Jason Palmer and two nieces; Heather and Holly Rolls with numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Graveside services will be conducted Friday, January 21, 2000 at 11:00 AM at Prairie View Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be made by donations to: New Wine Fellowship Church Building Fund, 13024 Up River Road, Corpus Christi, Texas 78410 or to the First Assembly of God Church, 417 N. Houston, Aransas Pass Texas, 78336. Arrangements entrusted to:
Rose-Mary Espinosa of Corpus Christi, passed away Tuesday, January 18, 2000. She was born January 14, 1944 in Brownsville, Texas.
She is survived by her husband Cruz Espinosa of Corpus Christi, one son, Chris Espinosa of Keller, Texas, one daughter, Michelle (Mark) Rodriguez of Corpus Christi, two brothers, Robert (Blanche) Atkinson of Bakersifeld, California and Albert (Anita) Atkinson of Lubbock, Texas, one sister, Gloria (Mario) Rinche of Corpus Christi, one granddaughter, Emily Rodriguez of Corpus Christi, numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Thursday, January 20, 2000, at Maxwell P. Dunne Funeral Chapel, with a rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. that evening at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m., Friday, January 21, 2000, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, with a funeral mass to be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. that morning. Burial will be at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, January 21, 2000, at Rose Hill Memorial Park.
ROCKPORT, TEXAS -- James Mathew Scott, 38, of Rockport, Texas, passed away Tuesday, January 18, 2000. He was born June 28, 1961 in Baton Rough, Louisiana to James and Lurah Scott. He was a resident of Rockport for the past twenty years and was the Assistant Manager of CarQuest in Rockport. He is survived by his wife Cathy Scott, his son, John Freeman Scott both of Rockport, his mother, Larah Davis of Victoria, two brothers; John Anthony (Stella) Scott and Joe (Tammy) Scott both of Rockport, two sisters: Lurah Alice Scott of Austin and Sarah Jane (Jerry) Dodson of Victoria, his maternal grandmother: Irene Helen Prince of Houston and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held at Charlie Marshall chapel, Aransas Pass, Thursday, January 20, 2000 from 10:00 AM until 9:00 PM and Friday, January 21, 2000 from 8:00 AM until 9:00 PM
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, January 22, 2000 at 11:00 AM at Charlie Marshall Chapel, Aransas Pass with Rev. Charles Fake officiating. Burial will be private.
Otes Roy Simonds, age 62, of Corpus Christi, passed away Sunday, January 16, 2000. He was born on September 27, 1937 in Ada, Oklahoma.
A memorial Service will be today Thursday, January 20, 2000 at 7:00 PM in the Main Sanctuary at First United Methodist Church, 900 S. Shoreline. In lieu of flowers, friends are asked to make donations in Roy's name to the American Cancer Society, 4101 S. Alameda, Corpus Christi, Texas 78411, 857-0134.