Matiana Orta, age 86, of Poteet, Texas, passed away Friday, January 16, 2015 in Pleasanton. She was born on February 25, 1928 to Manuel and Mauricia (Hernandez) Peña in Crown. Matiana loved to sew and cook, especially tortillas. She also worked by her late husband’s side in the fields farming. She enjoyed being around her family and most of all, […]


Charles Lee Ulcak died on January 19, 201S, at the age of 87 years. Born in Jourdanton, TX, on May 13, 1927, to Louis Lee and Mildred Kahanek Ulcak, Charles lived his whole life there. The day after graduating from Jourdanton High School, he entered the US Navy and served in World War II. After the war he returned to […]


JoAnn (Ogden) Alaniz, age 68, of Poteet, Texas passed away at her residence on January 15. She was born on August 12, 1946 in Rossville. She is survived by her husband Leo Alaniz, daughter Roxanne Lopez of Poteet, son Albert Ray Lopez and wife Heather of Devine, Texas. As well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Mrs. Alaniz is […]


Funeral services for Mrs. Georgia Benavides were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, January 17, 2015 in the Rush Chapel, Oakdale, with Reverend Greg Willis officiating. Interment followed at Resthaven Cemetery under the direction of Rush Funeral Home, Oakdale. Mrs. Benavides, 66, of Campbellton entered eternal rest on Tuesday, January 13 in St. Elizabeth Hospital, Beaumont. Ms. Georgia was a […]

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