Archive for November, 2015

Kenneth Harmon

Harmon, Kenneth

Kenneth Eldredge Harmon passed away Friday, November 27 at his home with his family by his side. He was born in Kingsville, Texas to Roy Harmon and Tennessee Lawrence Harmon on November 17, 1927. After graduation from Banquete High School and then from his beloved Texas A&M University, Class of ’49. Kenneth served as a captain in the United States Army in Korea.

He and his wife, Jo Ann McNair Harmon, were married 64 years. His daughters Lynn (Bill) Dodge, Jan (Mike) Carper, Cherry (Terry) Sears will always be inspired by his example of what it means to be a Christian husband and father. Surviving grandchildren include: Jenny (Nels) Peterson, Jessie (Branko) Aric, Linlee (Jesse) Carbajal, Matt (Emeigh) Carper, Luke (Kai) Carper, Samantha Sears and Taylor Sears.

Kenneth was a farmer and rancher all his life as well as worship leader and deacon in the Agua Dulce Baptist Church. He was president of Production Credit Association, served on the board of the Education Service Center Region 2, and a member of the Agua Dulce ISD school board for many years.

Kenneth also loved his sister and brother in law, Barbara and Corky Crane and his many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

He loved singing, and some of his most favorite times were standing by the piano while Jo Ann played and he and his girls sang hymns. He loved God and Jo Ann, and he has been an inspiration to many. His life was the epitome of what it is to be a kind, Godly man.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his grandson Taylor Harmon Sears’ name may be made to: tribute.tributecff.org/kennethharmon.

A memorial service will be held at Agua Dulce Baptist Church at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, December 4, 2015.

Virginia “Geno” Campbell

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Campbell2, Jewel Virginia

Virginia “Geno” Campbell, 91, of Corpus Christi, Texas, went to Glory on November 21, 2015. She was born March 3, 1924 in Tuckerman, Arkansas to John Alfred and Statta Virginia Burton Dunn. She was a homemaker and a member of Arlington Heights Church of Christ.

She is preceded in death by her husband, T. C. Campbell.

She is survived by her daughters, Cheryl (John) Reed, Janet (Wes) Bolton and Peggy Simmons; her brother, Lee (Betty) Dunn; her grandchildren, Heather (Chris) Kelly, Amber Reed, Johnathan Reed, Chad (Melany) Greathouse, Krystle Greathouse, Hannah Bolton, Darren Bolton, Jacquelyn (Kyle) Sumner, and Austin (Lisa) Simmons; her great grandchildren, Zachery Collier, Remington Reed, Avery Greathouse, Cadence Greathouse, Jewels Sumner, Sadie Sumner and Jackson Simmons.

Visitation with the family present will be at 1 P.M., one hour before the funeral service.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 P.M. Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at Sawyer-George Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Memory Gardens Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be her grandchildren.

Genevieve “Genny” Edwards George

Genevieve “Genny” Edwards George, age 80, went home to be with her Lord and Savior November 19, 2015. She was born October 3, 1934 in Worland, Missouri to Dick Edwards and Flossie Lenox. She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and four sisters.

Survivors include her husband, Donald L. George of Beeville, Texas; her son, Don (Marsha) of San Antonio, Texas; and her daughter, Janet (Ronnie) of Robstown, Texas; her grandchildren, Michael (Amy) and Jennifer (Conrad) DeLaPaz of Corpus Christi, Texas; her great grandchildren, Jonathan & Shannon Armstrong and Cadence & Anthony DeLaPaz; her brother, Carl Edwards of Pittsburg, Kansas.

Funeral services will be conducted Monday, November 23, 2015 at 10:00 A.M. at Sawyer George Funeral Home Chapel, Corpus Christi, Texas.

Kenneth O. Dungan

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Kenneth O. Dungan, 83, passed away on November 19, 2015. He was born December 25, 1931 in Montgomery County, Missouri to Kenneth and Julia Dungan.

He always took pride that he was a Christmas baby. Kenneth proudly served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He was a long time member of Grace United Methodist Church in Corpus Christi, Texas.

He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and a good friend to many.

He is preceded in death by his parents and sister, Margret Korman.

He is survived by his wife of almost 56 years, Joyce Dungan; son, Larry K. Dungan; daughter, Michelle Grizzell (Shannon); and grandson, Joshua Grizzell.

Visitation with the family will be on Monday, November 23, 2015 from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at Sawyer-George Funeral Home.

A Celebration of Life will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at the Grace United Methodist Church, 14521 Northwest Boulevard, Corpus Christi, Texas 78410.

Interment with military honors will be at 1:00 P.M. Tuesday at the Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to the American Heart Association at: https://donatenow.heart.org/index.html?x=1&utm_source=search&utm_medium=organic&utm_campaign=Donations.

Funeral services entrusted to Sawyer-George Funeral Home, Inc., 12497 Leopard Street, Corpus Christi, Texas 78410. (361) 242-3205 Please visit our web site at www.sawyergeorgefuneralhome.com.

Orville Alton “O.A.” Wilson

Wilson, Orville

Orville Alton “O.A.” Wilson, age 79, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on November 11, 2015.   He was born May 23, 1936 in Rule, Texas.

Orville was preceded in death by his parents, Alton Sanford and Iva Pearl “Ellison” Wilson; four brothers; three sisters; and a son, Dennis Patrick Wilson.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 55 years, Edie Wilson; sisters, Bonnie Holland and Jewel Mayrant; son, David (Vickie) Wilson; daughter, Deborah (Mike) Haven; daughter-in-law, Carolyn (David) Antonetz; eleven grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

Orville proudly served his country and was a veteran of the United States Army. He married his one and only love and life partner, Edie Hajek, in 1960. They raised their family in Calallen, where they lived together for the past 47 years. His hobbies were camping, fishing and most of all….golf. He also enjoyed supporting his children and grandchildren in their many sporting endeavors. Orville was a founding member of Bible Believer’s Baptist Church in Corpus Christi; where he served as a director. He loved his church family dearly.

A memorial honoring his life will be held at Bible Believers Baptist Church, 1701 Rand Morgan Road, on Saturday, November 21st at 10:30 AM a reception will follow.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the church’s mission fund.

Funeral services entrusted to Sawyer-George Funeral Home, Inc., 12497 Leopard Street, Corpus Christi, Texas 78410. (361) 242-3205 Please visit our web site at www.sawyergeorgefuneralhome.com.