Friday, Jan. 22, 1999

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Annetta E. Keeton

    MATHIS -- Annetta Ella Keeton, a retired teacher, died Jan. 20, 1999. She was 94. Survivors include a son, Bryan Keeton of Mathis; three sisters, Harriet Hood of League City, Bea Knaipe of Alvin and Margie Styles of Livingston; a brother, Eugene Goodridge of Alvin; four grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Services will be at 10 a.m. Jan. 23 at Sawyer-George Funeral Home, Corpus Christi. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Odem.

Barbara R. Traynor

    ARANSAS PASS -- Barbara Renee Traynor, formerly of New York City, died Jan. 21, 1999. She was 59. Survivors include her husband, Robert; two sons, Robert Traynor of Arlington and John Traynor of Aransas Pass; and five daughters, Barbara Traynor of Ohio, Patricia Hammock of Indiana, Kathleen Helms of Burleson, Margaret Ledford and Marie Kolkmeier, both of Mansfield. Burial will be at noon Jan. 25 in Calvary Cemetery, Mansfield. Charlie Marshall Funeral Homes and Crematory.

Clyde E. Helbert

    TEMPLE -- Clyde Etter Helbert, a retired Santa Fe Railroad locomotive engineer and a member of Western Hills Church of Christ and the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, died Jan. 20, 1999. He was 91. Survivors include his wife, Edith; four sons, John Helbert of Phoenix, Ariz., Edward and Jimmie Helbert, both of Temple and Joe Helbert of Lawrenceville, Ga.; two daughters, Anna Altizer of Austin and Emma Barnes of Corpus Christi; two brothers, J.C. Helbert of Fairfield and Edward Helbert of Houston; a sister, Bertie Gandy of Temple; 17 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. Services will be at 2 p.m. Jan. 22 at Harper-Talasek Funeral Home. Burial will be in Bellwood Memorial Park.

Concepcion Y. Garza

    Concepcion Y. Garza died Jan. 19, 1999. He was 78. Survivors include his wife, Evarista; three daughters, Maria Garza of Corona, Calif., Rose Mary Bowlick of Perrysville, Ohio, and Norma Chandler of Houston; six sons, Roy, Abel, Johnny, Tommy, Robert and Terry Garza, all of Houston; a sister, Natividad Negrete of Corpus Christi; a brother, Perfecto Garza of Corpus Christi; 28 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren. Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Jan. 22 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Burial will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery. Angelus Funeral Home.

Constance E. Roberts

    GEORGETOWN -- Constance Elizabeth Roberts, a registered nurse and a Catholic, died Jan. 20, 1999. She was 81. Survivors include two daughters, Bettye Enos of Georgetown and Susan Gardner of Ingleside; four grandsons and three great-grandchildren. Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Jan. 23 at Cook-Walden/Davis Funeral Home.

Dora G. Salinas

    Dora Gandy Salinas, formerly of Tampico, Mexico, died Jan. 20, 1999. She was 72. Survivors include her husband, Octavio; a son, Fernando Salinas of Albuquerque, N.M.; three daughters, Dora Whipple, Cyndi Ymbert and Patricia Salinas Perez, all of Corpus Christi; a brother, Guillermo Gandy of Mexico; two sisters, Mavis Gonzalez of Mexico and Maggie Rodriguez of San Antonio; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services

Dora V. Lerma

    Dora V. Lerma, a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church and retired aide to handicapped children, died Jan. 18, 1999. She was 80. Survivors include two sons, Noe Lerma of Roseville, Calif., and Armando Lerma of San Dimas, Calif.; four sisters, Edna Elizalde and Celia Saldana, both of Corpus Christi, Consuelo Delgado and Vidala Luevano, both of Asuza, Calif.; two brothers, Willie Villanueva of Seabrook and Pete Villanueva of Corpus Christi; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Rites of Christian burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Jan. 22 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Burial will be in Rose Hill Memorial Park. Memorial Funeral Home.

Edna A. Marshall

    Edna A. Marshall died Jan. 20, 1999. She was 89. Survivors include a stepdaughter, Clara Sowersby of Orange Grove; a stepson, Dale Marshall of Cheyenne, Wyo.; and several grandchildren. Services will be at 3 p.m. Jan. 23 at Seaside Memorial Park. Seaside Funeral Home.

Isabell Habib

    Isabell Habib, a homemaker, died Jan. 21, 1999. She was 91. Survivors include three daughters, Cathy Park of Skidmore, Theresa Habib and Lorraine Mason, both of Corpus Christi; four sons, Andy, Jimmy, Sammy and Richard Habib, all of Corpus Chirsti; three sisters, Victoria Khoury, Tillie Ferris and Jean Smith, all of Corpus Christi; 18 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Jan. 22 at Maxwell P. Dunne Funeral Home. Mass will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Jan. 23 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery.

Leon W. Eschberger

    ALICE -- Leon W. Eschberger, a former board member of Coastal Bend Production Credit Association and First United Methodist Church, died Jan. 21, 1999. He was 90. Survivors include his wife, Virginia; a daughter, Clara Nichols of Natchez, Miss.; a son, Leon Eschberger of Frankston; 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Services will be at 4 p.m. Jan. 23 at First United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Park. Holmgreen Mortuary.

Lougro Gonzales

    SKIDMORE -- Lougro Gonzales, a retired ranchhand, retired Bee County employee and a Catholic, died Jan. 21, 1999. He was 95. Survivors include two daughters, Otelia Hesson of Nashville and Matilde Hicks of Skidmore; four sons, Manuel Gonzales of El Campo, Thomas, Domingo and Lougro Gonzales Jr., all of Skidmore; 39 grandchildren, 52 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Services are pending. Trevino Funeral Home, Beeville.

Mildred C. Nichols

    Mildred Clare Nichols, a retired saleswoman, died Jan. 20, 1999. She was 77. Survivors include two daughters, Shirley Mims and Judy Blackwell, both of Corpus Christi; a son, Richard Whitley of Fort Worth; a brother, Erman Jolly of Tomball; five grandchildren and a great-granddaughter. Burial will be at 4 p.m. Jan. 22 in Memory Gardens Cemetery. Clifford-Jackson Funeral Home.

Patti L. Becker

    ROCKPORT -- Patti L. Becker died Jan. 20, 1999. She was 46. Survivors include a son, Larry Becker of Rockport; a daughter, Teri Young of South Bend, Ind.; and a granddaughter. No services are planned. Charlie Marshall Funeral Homes and Crematory.

Refugia A. Chapa

    THREE RIVERS -- Refugia A. Chapa, a Jehovah's Witness, died Jan. 21, 1999. She was 94. Survivors include a daughter, Estella Lopez of Three Rivers; 10 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Prayer services will be at 7 p.m. Jan. 22 at Roberson's Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Jan. 23 at Roberson's Funeral Home. Burial will be in George West Cemetery, George West.

Robert Webb

    Robert Webb died Jan. 18, 1999. He was 67. Survivors include three daughters, Marie Webb of Phoenix, Marla Marek of Houston and Ramona Webb of Corpus Christi; a sister, Dorothy Burleson of Fort Worth; two brothers, Crawford and Richard Webb, both of Fort Worth; and two grandchildren. Services will be at 11:15 a.m. Jan. 23 at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio. Seaside Funeral Home.

William Bradford

    William "Brad" Bradford, an Army Air Forces World War II pilot and a retired pilot for the Zoch oil and ranching family, died Jan. 20, 1999. He was 76. Survivors include two sons, William Bradford Jr. of Veneta, Ore., and Robert Bradford of Corpus Christi; and a sister, Billie Hinson of Victoria. Services will be at noon Jan. 23 at Seaside Memorial Park. Colonial Funeral Home, Victoria.

Willie J. Shaw

    SAN ANTONIO -- Willie James Shaw, formerly of Refugio, died Jan. 19, 1999. He was 50. Survivors include his grandmother, Josephine Lott of Victoria. Services will be at 11 a.m. Jan. 22 at Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church, Refugio. Burial will be in Community Cemetery. Moore Funeral Home, Refugio.

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