Obituaries

JUDGE J. TAYLOR BRITE

Surrounded by his family, retired State District Judge J. Taylor Brite passed away peacefully at his home in Pleasanton, Texas on January 7, 2019 at the age of 97. His life was defined by his devotion to God, his family, the law, his country, and service to the people of Atascosa County and South Texas. In a career spanning more […]

ALFREDO MORENO

Alfredo G. Moreno,66 passed away Wednesday, January 10, 2019. He was born in Leming to Alberto and Jesusa (Galvan) Moreno. He is preceded in death by his parents, sister Elvira M. Estrada, and brother Guadalupe G. Moreno. Alfredo is survived by his wife Jean Prouty Pena Moreno of San Antonio; Alfredo P. Moreno, Jr. of San Antonio; daughters Teresa D. […]

MARVIN BARING

Marvin John Robert Baring of Jourdanton, passed away Friday evening, January 11, 2019 at the age of 80. He was born in Dobrowolski to Mildred Woelke Baring and Louis Baring on October 27, 1938. Marvin graduated from Charlotte High School in 1956. He was a talented man that could build anything out of wood or metal including furniture, children’s toys, […]

KERI KEY

Keri Lyn Key of Jourdanton passed away Sunday, January 13, 2019 at the age of 57, after a courageous fight against brain cancer. She went peacefully in her home surrounded by her loving husband and family. She was born May 6, 1961 in Heidelberg, Germany to Mondell Hunsaker and Sandra (Clegg) Vyvlecka. She married her soulmate, David Key, on December […]

HELEN CLEMONS

Helen D. Clemons, of Jourdanton, passed away on Sunday, January 13, 2019 at the age of 91. Helen was born on May 3, 1927 to O.G. and Edna (Self) Patterson in Hale Center. She is survived by her daughter, Deana Steinle and husband Al, two grandchildren Marci Steinle and husband Tim, and Dusty Steinle and wife Valerie, and two great […]

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Judge J. Taylor Brite Surrounded by his family, retired State District Judge J. Taylor Brite passed away peacefully at his home in Pleasanton, Texas on January 7, 2019 at the age of 97.  His life was defined by his devotion to God, his family, the law, his country, and service to the people of Atascosa County and South Texas.  In […]

PEGGY NEILL

Peggy Marie (Hoerman) Neill of Orange Grove passed away December 30, 2018 at the age of 82. She was born March 12, 1936 in Jourdanton to Howard and Hazel (Rawlings) Hoerman. Peggy loved painting, gardening, antiquing and genealogy research. She enjoyed being with her family whom she loved so very much. Peggy will be greatly missed by all those who […]

OSCAR STEPHENS

Oscar Eugene “Gene” Stephens, 84 passed away Tuesday, January 1, 2019 at home in Pleasanton. He was born August 2, 1934 in New Braunfels to O.B. and Leotie Gertrude (Threadgill) Stephens. Gene attended and graduated from New Braunfels High School in 1953. He worked for New Braunfels Textile Mill until 1955 when he took a position with United Gas Company […]

ALLEN PRATKA

Allen J. Pratka went to be with the Lord on December 30, 2018 in Pleasanton at the age of 88. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Dorothy L. (Hickl) Pratka of Pleasanton; and their children, Diane Pratka of Pleasanton, Greg (Joy) Pratka of Pleasanton, Rod (Rhonda) Pratka of Comfort, Susan (Brad) Vogt of Canton and Darrell (Maureen) […]

BASILIA CARRASCO

Basilia Garcia Carrasco, 69 of Jourdanton, passed away Saturday, January 5, 2019 in San Antonio. She was born May 11, 1949 to Jesus and Basilia (Aguero) Garcia in Poteet. Basilia enjoyed baking, doing arts and crafts, listening to music and dancing. She also enjoyed children and babysat for many years. Her greatest love was her family. She will be greatly […]


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