Archive for December, 2015

Viola Klare “Vi” Teel

Teel, Viola

Viola Klare “Vi” Teel passed away on December 30, 2015, in New Braunfels, Texas. She was active in civic organizations, serving on the Board of what is now “Corpus Christi Live” for many years. For many years she volunteered at Christus Spohn Hospital. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Corpus Christi.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold L. Teel, Sr., in 1991, and also by four sisters and five brothers.

Survivors include one daughter, Patricia Hutchison of San Marcos, Texas; one son, Harold Teel, Jr. ( Pam) of Bulverde, Texas; five grandchildren, Sherri Tadlock (Weldon) and Ginger Hutchison of Austin, Texas, Trey Teel (Amy) of Saginaw, Texas, Dr. Nathan Lindell (Kim) of Corpus Christi, Texas and Amanda Floyd (Lynn) of Orange Grove, Texas; great grandchildren, Deanna Jamerson, Sarah Bassi, Faith Pieratt, Micah Teel, Jacob Teel, Lauren Lindell, Nevin Lindell, Reagan Floyd, Sydney Floyd, Maddox Floyd, Brooklynn Floyd and Piper Floyd.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 P.M. Monday, January 4, 2016 at Sawyer-George Funeral Home Chapel with Lynn Floyd officiating. Burial will follow in Robstown Memorial Park Cemetery.

Bobbie Lorine Neal Hatch

Hatch, Bobbie

Bobbie Lorine Neal Hatch, 86, of Corpus Christi, Texas passed away on Monday, December 28, 2015. She was born February 15, 1929 in Castle, Oklahoma to Prentise Bill Neal and Lola Mae Harkins Neal.

After graduating from Corpus Christi High School in 1946, Bobbie met George William Hatch, Jr. whom she married in 1947. Early in their marriage she worked for Corn Products Refining Company and later for Citizens State Bank. Her greatest love was her family; she devoted her entire life to her husband, children and grandchildren. She and George enjoyed many years of travel, as well as enjoyable evenings of games, cards and dominoes with old friends. Being an avid fan, her most enjoyable evening was likely watching a Dallas Cowboy game. Bobbie was instrumental in organizing family gatherings and reunions throughout the years. She was also a skilled seamstress and her creative abilities were appreciated by the Southwestern Bell Pioneers Club, Catholic Daughters and St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church as she made doll clothes for charities and enjoyed helping to design and make the religious banners for the church hall.

She is preceded in death by her husband, George, of 58 years; her parents, Prentise Bill Neal and Lola Mae Harkins Neal and brothers, Bill and Jerry Lee Neal.

She is survived by her six children, George Hatch, III, of Beeville, Texas; Kenneth (Arlette) Hatch of Corpus Christi, Texas; Michael (Diana) Hatch of Denton, Texas; Rose (Doug) Ingraham of Pearland, Texas; Charles Hatch of Corpus Christi, Texas; Deborah (Darwin) Anderson of Corpus Christi, Texas; grandchildren, Jennifer Hatch, Tim (Loriana) Hatch, Ted (Lori) Hatch, Sam (Ashlie) Hatch, Arthur Hatch, Tina (Wayne) Miller, Kelly (Daniel) Rex, Jarrod (Stephanie) Hatch, Melissa (Eli) Gonzalez, James Hatch, Laura Anderson, Eric Anderson and Joe Anderson, as well as twelve great grandchildren.

The Rosary will be recited at 10 A.M. Saturday, January 2, 2016 with the Funeral Mass to be celebrated immediately after the Rosary at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church with Rev. Bill Marquis as celebrant.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 4101 South Alameda, Corpus Christi, Texas 78411-1528 or to the National Parkinson’s Foundation, 200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800, Miami, Florida 33131. 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


George L. Horton

Horton, George

George L. Horton, 83, of Corpus Christi, Texas, passed away Monday, December 28, 2015. He was born December 31, 1931 in Caradan, Texas to Elton and Linnie Horton. He married Ruth Ford on November 3, 1950.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Ruth Ford Horton of Corpus Christi, Texas; his son, Davy Horton of San Antonio, Texas: his daughters, Debra (Tommy) Hendricks and Kathy Horton both of Corpus Christi, Texas; his sister, Reta Bell Nicholson of San Saba, Texas; his brother, Roger Horton of Goldthwaite, Texas; 7 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 10 A.M. until Noon Saturday, January 2, 2016 at Sawyer-George Funeral Home.

Graveside funeral services will be conducted at 1 P.M. Saturday, January 2, 2016 at Seaside Memorial Park. Burial will follow.

Colten Andrew Paige

Colten Andrew Paige, 19, of Corpus Christi, TX entered into eternal life with our Heavenly Father on Sunday December 13, 2015.

Colten was born on January 16, 1996 in Corpus Christi, TX. He is the son of Randy and Karen Paige. After high school in Calallen, Colten attended DelMar College as a full time student and worked part time at Sherwin Williams.

Colten was a member of Destination Pointe Church in Calallen and enjoyed hunting and fishing.

He was preceded in death by his Great grandmother, Bernice McClenic, his grandfather, Wilmer Paige, and his aunt, Kimberly Paige.

Colten leaves behind his parents, Randy and Karen Paige; his brother, Taylor Garrison; his grandparents, Oneal and Judy Bozeman, and Sandra Paige.

Colten was the most loving, generous young man who strived to put a smile on your face or engage in a meaningful conversation.

Visitation will be held on Thursday December 17, 2015 from 6pm-8pm at Sawyer-George Funeral home.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10am on Friday December 18, 2015 at the Annaville Baptist Church with Pastor Lynn Floyd officiating. Burial will follow at Robstown Memorial Park on FM 1889.


Glen Marvin Boyd

Boyd, Glen

Glen Marvin Boyd of Odem, Texas, left this world on December 13, 2015 to join our Savior after a brief illness. He was born on July 5, 1955 in Corpus Christi, Texas and is survived by his wife Cindi Boyd; sons, Lucas (Lexi) Boyd and Tucker (Andrea) Boyd; his grandchildren, Maddox and Ryker Boyd and Colt Boyd; parents, Billy and Geraldine Boyd; sisters, Marla (Steve) Martin and Reba Marshall; as well as 25 nieces and nephews and 23 great nieces and nephews; and countless friends and colleagues. Glen is greatly loved by all who know him and will be missed beyond measure – most especially by his family. His love for his family, his kindness and willingness to always help out is only matched by his crazy sense of humor and wonderful personality. “Whoostawassa and ya-te-hay, friends and loved ones.”

Visitation will be held from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at Sawyer-George Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, December 16, 2015 in Sawyer-George Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bill Marquis officiating.

Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Odem, Texas.