Obituaries

GEORGE ROCHA

George T. Rocha of Poteet passed away March 16, 2020 at the age of 76. He was born in San Antonio on February 22, 1944, to Rodolfo Rocha and Carmen (Tovar) Rocha. George is survived by his beloved wife, Estella Rocha; daughters, Sally Rocha, Shirley Ruelas and Michele Rocha Ruiz (Anthony); brother Robert Rocha; sisters, Janie Ruiz, Carmen Gonzalez and […]

DALE WILSON

Dale Elaine Wilson of San Antonio, passed away March 12, 2020 at the age of 65. Dale was born on August 1, 1954 in San Antonio to Gurley F. and Bertha (Gardner) Frazier. Dale taught for many years for Poteet Independant School District. Dale is survived by her brother, James Frazier and wife Merlin; sister in law, Judy Frazier and […]

RUTH HERRERA

Ruth Herrera went to be with the Lord on March 6, 2020, at the age of 83, surrounded by her family. Ruth was born on January 21, 1937, in Pleasanton, to Willie Y. and Francisca Arguijo. Ruth spent her years housekeeping for many families in the area, and could starch the best pair of jeans. In her later years, she […]

WILLIAM CRITCHLEY

Mr. William G. “Bill” Critchley of Poteet, passed away Thursday, March 5, 2020, at the age of 82, just six months after the passing of his beloved wife, Lorene. Bill was born in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada on Saturday, July 17, 1937, to Augustus and Alice Critchley. He proudly served in the Royal Canadian Army, and he spent the majority […]

WANDA THOMAS

On March 3, 2020, Wanda Lou Thomas went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. She was born August 9, 1940, in Kenova, West Virginia, to Eddie and Myrtle Dishman. She spent her career working as a certified nursing assistant. She was exceptional at her job and won many awards for her care and compassion. She had […]

DAVID QUINOÑEZ

David Quinoñez of Pleasanton, passed away Saturday, February 29, 2020, at the age of 52. He was born in Atascosa County on February 9, 1968, to Johnny L. and Josefa (Rodriguez) Quinoñez. David is survived by his father, Johnny L. Quinoñez of Pleasanton; sons, Hayden Lane Quinoñez of West Monroe, Louisiana and Marco “Buck” Quinoñez of Pleasanton; brother, Larry Quinoñez […]

MARY FAIR

Mary Geneva Fair, 102, passed away February 20, 2020, in San Antonio. She was born August 16, 1917, in Comanche County, to Sylvera Clark Bloyd and Almira Adieline Kee Bloyd. Mary married Stanley Garland Fair January 4, 1942, in Comanche County. Mary grew up on the family farm north of De Leon on the Leon River where their family worked […]

PEARL BURKETT

Pearl Marie Harrell Burkett, longtime resident of Campbellton, passed away Monday evening, February 17, 2020, at her residence, at the age of 92 years, 5 months and 17 days. Pearl was born August 31, 1927, in Dewees, Wilson County, the daughter of Lon Harrell and Annie Hollub Harrell. After attending Camp Ranch school, Pearl married the love of her life, […]

FRANK LEAL

Mr. Frank “Judge” Garza Leal of Pleasanton passed away, February 18, 2020, at the age of 78. He was born in McCoy on April 14, 1941, to Felipe Ximenez and Guadalupe (Garza) Leal. Frank worked as an Atascosa Justice of the Peace, Precinct 1 for over 30 years, and was proud to serve his community. He was a member of […]

JIMMIE HEILIGMAN

Jimmie George Heiligman, age 95 years and 6 months, of Yancey, passed away Saturday, February 22, 2020. Jimmie was born in Yancey on August 22, 1924, the son of George Heiligman and Elsie Faseler Heiligman. Before graduating from Yancey High School in 1943, Jimmie had already started his own trucking business, hauling cattle and grain. He continued this business until […]


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