Obituaries

GERALD LIRA SR

Gerald Rene Lira, Sr. left his earthly habitation Saturday, May 2, 2020. “To be absent from the bodyand to be present with the Lord.” July 1984 he was called to preach the Gospel for 36 years. He was a Certified Auto Mechanic for more than 30 years and a licensed AP Airplane Mechanic for United Airlines and Boeing. Gerald enjoyed […]

BURNEY MANGUM

Burney Clyde Mangum, age 81 of Lytle passed away Thursday, April 16, 2020, in San Antonio. He was born in San Antonio, on Sunday, April 2, 1939, to Andy William and Dorothy (Gooden) Mangum. Burney is survived by his sons, Kelly Mangum and wife Micheleand G.W. “Dub” Riley; brother, Sidney Mangum and wife Mary; and grandchildren, Tristan Scott Mangum, Rylan […]

MACRINA ROMERO

Macrina H. Romero, age 97, of Jourdanton, passed away Tuesday, April 28, 2020, in Jourdanton. She was born on Monday, April 23, 1923, in Jourdanton to Dolores and Eusevia (Cantu) Huizar. She is survived by her sisters, Edubina Madrid and husband Greg, Diamantina Rodriguez, and Albina H. Almazon and husband Roberto, and too many to list, loving nieces and nephews. […]

ANITA PEACHEY

Anita Joyce Peachey was born on April 18, 1930, in Runge. She was one of six children born to Charles and Grace Campbell, a pioneer family of south Texas since 1865. Her family settled in Guadalupe, Lavaca, Karnes and Atascosa counties in Texas. Her great-great-grandfather served in the Texas legislature and practiced medicine in south Texas. Her family extends back […]

FRANK VYVLECKA

Frank C. Vyvlecka began his new life with Christ on April 30, 2020. He was born in Jourdanton on December 23, 1931. Frank is survived by his children, Sheila Duren and husband Mark, Kathleen Welch and husband Craig, Kevin Vyvlecka and wife Karen, and Barry Vyvlecka and wife Cindy. Surviving grandchildren are, Ryan Duren and wife Noranda, their children, Aubri […]

FERNANDO GARZA

Fernando Garza, age 50, of Pleasanton, passed away at his residence surrounded by his family, on Wednesday, April 29, 2020. He was born in Pleasanton to Reynaldo and Manuela (Mendez) Garza Sr., on Wednesday, October 22, 1969. Fernando was President of his class at Pleasanton High School. He really enjoyed working at Karnes Electric Coop as a certified lineman. Fernando […]

STEPHEN RIOS

Stephen “Tito” Matthew Rios, age 35, of Pleasanton, passed away at his residence surrounded by his family, on Saturday, May 2, 2020. Tito was born on March 26, 1985, to Conrado Rios, Jr. and Melinda Garza Hackett. Stephen is survived by his son, Markus Matthew Rios; his parents, Edward and Melinda Hackett and Conrado Rios, Jr. He is also survived […]

WALTON SAWYERS JR

Walton “Buzz” Allen Sawyers, Jr passed away Thursday April, 30, 2020, at the age of 89. This one of a kind man was born November 26, 1930, to Walton Allen, Sr. and Lottie Sawyers and was raised in Freer, Texas. At the age of 21, Walton began his career in the oil industry with Exxon Mobile and retired after 43 […]

RANDY AKERS

Randy E. Akers of Pleasanton, was called home on April 24, 2020, at the age of 68. He was born on August 24, 1952, to Wilson and Laurel Akers. Randy is survived by his wife, Julie G. Akers; mother, Laurel Akers; sisters, Sharon Akers, Elaine Higdon (Bernard); stepsons, Johnny Ray Sotello (Sylvia), Jimmy and Danny Sotello (Marty); nephews, nieces, seven […]

MANUEL RODRIGUEZ

Manuel Rodriguez, age 64, passed away at his home surrounded by his family on April 26, 2020, in Charlotte. He was born on October 8, 1955, in San Antonio, to Benito & Paula Rodriguez. Manuel loved being outside, enjoyed farming, and spending time with his family and friends. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. […]


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