Billie Elizabeth Webb Loden passed away November 10, 2019, at the age of 90. She was born in Austin on May 27, 1929, the daughter of T.A. Webb and Clara Vollette Webb.

William Taylor Kemmerer MD

Diane Sturm Austin, dearly loved by family and friends, died peacefully at home in Rockport on October 21, 2019. She was 88. Born in Los Angeles on September 1, 1931 to Andrew and Lorena Sturm, she grew up in North Hollywood, California, where she met and married Bob Austin in 1950. They wer…

Stephen Thomas Jureski, born November 3, 1943 in San Antonio, TX, and a long-time resident of Rockport, TX, has passed away this week at his home.

Thomas "Tom" Lory Heffernan, 84, of Rockport, Texas was called home to the Lord on November 2, 2019. Tom was born in Little Rock, Arkansas, went to high school in Houston, and graduated from Sam Houston State University in 1958 with a degree in Zoology. Upon graduation, he began working for …

Edward “Ed” Alfred Kamuf, Patronville, IN. Born October 10, 1939 in Owensboro, KY to the late Frank G. Kamuf and Mary Florence (May) Kamuf, died Monday, October 28, 2019.

Albert Anthony (Alby) Godinich, Sr.

Elaine Elliott Faulkner-Overturf, daughter of Olie and Flora Elliott, passed away peacefully on October 14th, 2019 at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center in Houston following a stroke.

God wrapped his loving arms around Gwendolyn Ann Chester Smith and called her home on October 19, 2019 after much suffering from advanced Alzeihmer’s. Born December 23, 1944 to Wilma and John Chester in Ardmore, OK. Graduated from Ardmore High School. Earned a BA in education from East Centr…

Jo Ann Johnson, 70, passed away Oct. 7, 2019. She was born April 22, 1949 in DeKalb, IL.

Lena M. Evans, 65, passed away Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. She was born Feb. 2, 1954 in Burnet, TX.

Anita Sanchez Cruz, 75, passed away Monday, Oct. 7, 2019. She was born July 26, 1944 in Taft.

The Honorable Judge Patrick Joseph Daly, 90, passed peacefully from this life on October 6, 2019. He was born on October 20, 1928 to John and Margaret Daly in Houston, Texas.

Don L. Bell, 56, passed away on October 5, 2019. He was born on November 13, 1962 to his parents Rex and Luna Bell in Stamford, Texas.

Stephen D. Siler, 77, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019. He was born Dec. 25, 1941 in Ripley, CA.

Linda K. Cole, 70, passed away Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019. She was born Nov. 21, 1948 in Cushing, OK.

Michael W. Shimek, 73, passed away Friday, Sept. 27, 2019. He was born Sept. 19, 1946 in Washington, D.C.

Edith Morehouse, 83, passed away Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019. She was born Nov. 26, 1935 in Carson City, MI.

Consuelo "Connie" Garcia Castillo, 75, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Friday, September 27th, 2019. Family and friends will gather for a Memorial Mass, Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 10 am at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 209 N. Church St. in Rockport. A graveside service will be at 1pm…

James A. Smith, Jr., 90, passed away Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019. He was born Sept. 13, 1929 in Jacksonville.

Wade Bush, 60, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019. He was born Nov. 11, 1958.

Glenn E. Gomez, 58, went to be with the Lord on September 26, 2019. He was born to parents Nancy and Rudolpho Gomez in Dallas, Texas.

Harry Bumgardner, age 47, died at Angel Bright Hospice in Corpus Christi on September 16, 2019. Harry moved to Rockport in March, 2019, with his mother, Wyn Bumgardner and his beloved dog “Clicker”.

Walter L. Colbath passed away Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019.

George Loyd Bills, 75, passed away on September 16, 2019. George was born to parents George and Lucille Bills.

Kelly Ann Moore Gibson, 57, passed peacefully from this life on September 18, 2019. She was born in St. Paul, MN on October 7, 1961 to Clifford and Joy Moore.

Phillip Clinton Nelson, 66 passed away September 10, 2019. He was born October 23, 1952 in Charlottesville, Virginia to Robert Carlton Nelson and Pearl Dimple Lynch Nelson. He proudly served his country in the US Air Force and after six years was given an Honorable Medical Discharge. Phil ac…

Maureen McGinley Marbach went peacefully to be with her Lord Jesus Christ on Saturday, September 14, 2019, surrounded by her family. Maureen was born on November 11, 1931, in San Antonio TX. Maureen graduated from Incarnate Word College and went on to marry the love of her life, Frank Marbac…

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Barbara Harper, 70, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2019.

Flor E. Pecina, 58, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019. She was born Sept. 6, 2019 in Monterrey, Mexico.

Christopher Earl Sims, 70, passed away on September 1, 2019. Christopher was born on June 16, 1949 to parents Cloyse and Geraldine Sims in Mexia , Texas.

On August 26, 2019, Dorothy “Doady” Bailey Olmsted Drinkwater, 96, passed peacefully at home in bed with her cat Jerry Lee and attended by her daughter Deborah. She was born in Middletown, Connecticut January 21, 1923 where she was educated. She attended the University of Connecticut where s…

Terrell D. Howell, 66, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019. He was born Sept. 3, 1953 in Independence, KS.

Julian Tijerina, 86, of Victoria, was summoned by the Lord on Saturday, August 31, 2019. He was born March 7, 1933 in Victoria to the late Jose and Rafaela Ybarra Tijerina.

Teressa G. Sheppard Brightwell left this earth, peacefully, surrounded by family and loved ones on August 31, 2019. She was 72. Teressa was born on January 30, 1947 to Mary Lee and Royal Van Grumbles, in Devine, Texas.

Belle Pantle, 86, resident of Rockport, Tx for the past 25+ years passed away on August 14, 2019. Born on June 26, 1933 in Tottenville on Staten Island, New York, she attended Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri and served in the Air Force during the Korean War.

Norine C. Rivera, 83, passed away Friday, August 30, 2019. She was born June 23, 1936 in Beeville.

Darrell Dean Frisby, age 65, of Rockport, Texas, passed away on August 24th 2019. He was born in Leesville, Louisiana on September 21st 1953 to Mitchell and Dorothy Frisby. He had a career as a computer operator for the first part of his life and worked as a handyman for the second part of h…

Charles D. Ray, 83, passed away Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019. He was born March 20, 1936 in Pampa, TX.

Norma Lenore Mead, 93, born in Niagara Falls, New York on March 4, 1926, the widow of John F. Mead Sr. moved onto heaven August 17, 2019. Norma has been a resident of Rockport since 2010.

On Friday, August 16, 2019, Bradley (Brad) Robert Bates was taken from us in a tragic accident in Alaska at the age of 40.

Ruby Lee Brown Nesloney, 88, was surrounded by the love of family, friends and her loyal dog Lexi as she was called home to be with her Heavenly Father on August 13, 2019 in Rockport, TX. Ruby was born May 6, 1931 In Winters, Tx to W.F. and Jimmie Brown. She married the love of her life Earl…

Roy M. Snead, III

Charles O. Williams of Ennis & Rockport, Texas passed away August 18, 2019 at the age of 92. He was reunited in Heaven with his beloved wife Jo Ann, son Barry and daughter Claudia. Charlie was born in Barry, Texas July 3, 1927 to Claude & Flossie Williams.

Tri Ngoc Hoang, 87, passed away Sunday, August 18, 2019. He was born July 1, 1932 in Vietnam and had been a resident of Rockport since 1975.

James Patrick Little passed away August 16, 2019 in Rockport, TX. He was 93 years old. He was born February 1, 1926 in Rockport, TX to Odis and Mary Little.

Larry C. Gardiner, 73, passed away Friday, Aug. 9, 2019. He was born Aug. 2, 1946 in Rusk, TX.

Malinda A. Romero, 48, passed away Friday, August 2, 2019. She was born Oct. 7, 1970 in San Antonio.

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