Elizabeth Ann Lerma

1979-2002 Elizabeth Ann Lerma, 23, a resident of Stockdale, died unexpectedly on Saturday, June 15, 2002. She was born in Floresville on Feb. 12, 1979, to Anita (Reyes) and Rudy Lerma Sr. Elizabeth was a die caster and a member of the Iglesia de Christo in Nixon. Visitation was held on Tuesday, June 18, in the Finch Funeral Chapel in […]

2002-06-26 E-Edition

Victoria Ward

1916-2002 Victoria Ward, 86, of Seguin, passed away on Thursday, June 20, 2002. She was born on Jan. 24, 1916. Mrs. Ward was preceded in death by a great-grandson, Jean-Paul Arnett. She is survived by her son, David L. Mounce, of Indiana; grandchildren Deborah Arnett, David D. Mounce, Shelby L. Mounce, and Tammy Vandyne; and, numerous great-grandchildren. Visitation was held […]

South Texas Gardener

QUESTION: You have not written much about drought this spring, even though the Edwards Aquifer has fallen and it looks like San Antonio will be in restrictions again. Why no cheerleading like last year to reduce watering and keep the city out of drought restrictions? ANSWER: San Antonians have pumped 5 percent less water so far in 2002 than they […]

Jasper Lewis Frost

1908-2002 Jasper Lewis “Jack” Frost, 93, of La Vernia, passed away on Friday, June 21, 2002. Mr. Frost was born on Oct. 5, 1908, in Altus, Okla., to Joseph Luther and Dora Wood Frost. He was married on Nov. 28, 1940, to Bessie Jewel Jordan, who preceded him in death. Mr. Frost was a switchman for the Southern Pacific railroad […]

Carmela Lozano

1938-2002 Carmela Gonzalez Lozano, born Dec. 29, 1938, went to her rest on Saturday, June 15, 2002, at the age of 63. She was a loving mother and grandmother who will be missed by all. She was a very strong person with a tremendous amount of faith. She is survived by her daughters, Royin N. Galindo and husband Steve and […]

Bobby J. Collins

1936-2002 Bobby June “Bob J.” Collins passed away at 10:20 a.m. on Father?s Day, June 16, 2002, at the home of his son in San Antonio. All his close family members were present. He had fought a courageous battle with cancer for several years. Bob was born on Dec. 19, 1936, in Miami, Okla. His mother and father, Floyd W. […]

Stockdale organization meets

The Stockdale Community Service Organization held its monthly meeting June 13 in the Stockdale Community Building. Treasurer Mary Bush reported that the bake sale, held on May 11, was a huge success. The organization thanked all the people who purchased goodies and made donations. The organization decided to continue making memorial donations to the Stockdale Emergency Medical Services on a […]

Joseph Bailey Posey

1907-2002 Joseph Bailey Posey, born October 3, 1907 in New Braunfels, Texas, passed away on Saturday, June 22, 2002. He is survived by a daughter, JoAnn Staggs, one son, John B. Posey, a sister, Bonnie Velton, 4 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great grandson.Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, June 24, 2002 at Mission Burial Park […]

Chamber of Commerce membership drive

The Floresville Chamber of Commerce is conducting a membership drive. All businesses and individuals not currently members are invited to join. Chamber directors will host a general meeting open to all current and future members at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 10, in the American Legion Hall in Floresville. Any member who joins will be listed on the Web page, […]