Oneta L. Van Winkle
Oneta L. Van Winkle, a longtime resident of San Antonio, passed away, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, at 5:16 a.m. in the Connally Memorial Medical Center in Floresville at the age of 90 years, 11 months, and 19 days. Oneta was born Feb. 26, 1923, in Coy City, Texas, the daughter of Crocket Bynum and Minnie O. Brister Ferrell.
On Dec.12, 1941, Oneta married Jesse Van Winkle in Harlingen. Jesse preceded her in death on April 10, 2010.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her son, Lowell D. Van Winkle; her sister, Melba; and her brothers, Ben Ferrell and John Ferrell.
Oneta is survived by her sons, Jimmy L. Van Winkle and wife Bonnie of Floresville and Jack Van Winkle and wife Vickie of San Antonio; her daughter-in-law, Margaret Van Winkle of San Antonio; her sister, Fay Ollie Wessels; her seven grandchildren, Jimmy Van Winkle and wife Teresa, Darla Van Winkle, Shane Van Winkle and wife Brandy, Dillon Van Winkle, Jack Van Winkle Jr. and wife Jeannette, Jenica McGann and husband Nathan, and Andrew Van Winkle; her 10 great-grandchildren, Jimmy III, Justin, Nicole, Gus, Tate, Emory, Jack III, and Jonathan Van Winkle, and Ella and Bennett McGann.
Visitation was held Sunday, Feb. 16, from 6-8 p.m. in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel in Kenedy.
A funeral service was held on Monday at 1 p.m. in the funeral home chapel, officiated by the Rev. Kyle Key.
Interment followed in the Karnes City Cemetery in Karnes City.