Novelete Yoakum, 95. Our beloved Aunt passed away on March 13, 2023. She is survived by Jocelyn Etti, Michelle Haynes, and Nicole Anyanwu . Her wake is to be held on Tuesday, March 28 from 5 pm to 7 pm at Charlie Marshall in Rockport, Texas. Graveside service and burial at Ft Sam Houston Cemetery in San Antonio, Texas on Thursday, March 30, 2023. Online condolences maybe left at www.charliemarshallfuneralhomes. com
Andrea Longoria, 55, of Aransas Pass, Texas, passed away on March 22, 2023. She was born on November 8, 1967 in the same city, growing up and forming deep roots of love in her hometown. Andrea was a dedicated Certified Nursing Assistant, She devoted her life to the service of others. Her kind, caring, and loving nature made her a treasured asset to her patients and colleagues. Andrea’s gentle heart and strong work ethic demonstrated her commitment to supporting those in need, making a lasting impact on countless lives.
On Thursday, March 16, 2023, Andrew Scott Walker, husband and father, was called home. Andrew was born on August 19, 1985 to Russell Walker, and later in life to Patricia Leatherwood, whom he adopted as Mom. After graduating from Aransas Pass High School in 2003, he enlisted in the Navy, serving as a Master at Arms. Following his service, Andrew moved around, eventually coming back to South Texas, where he met his wife, Melissa. They married on July 2, 2013 and combined their families into one, with a total of four children, Andrew Jr., Anna, Isaac, and Dezi. Andrew worked for Kiewit Offshore Services in Ingleside for 10 years, where he met many coworkers who turned into friends and family. Andrew is preceded in death by his mother, Patricia Leatherwood, his Paternal and Maternal grandparents and many other family members. Andrew is survived by his wife, Melissa, and children, Andrew Jr., Anna, Isaac, and Dezi. Father, Rusty Walker and Stepmother Sandra Mc-Crummen Walker. Brothers, Henry (Sharon), Rudy (Lisa), and Gilbert (Kaitlyn). Sisters, Christi (Charlie), Ashley (Rusty), Raelynn, Nicole, Ashley (Alfonso), Candace, and Emily. And too many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews to count. And the family dog, T-bone. All those who knew him, knew he was private, stubborn, and sometimes abrasive, but he had a heart of gold and will be missed by many. Andrew, you may no longer walk this Earth with us, but you will forever remain in our thoughts and in out hearts, you will never be truly gone. We love you. A visitation will be held on March 26, 2023, at Charlie Marshall Funeral Home in Aransas Pass beginning at 12:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. We invite all to come.
Amos(Ace) Edmunds Sr, of Aransas Pass,Tx. Passed away on February 25, 2023 He was born in Aransas Pass Tx on 1/20/1981 He was married to Veronica Edmunds on 11/11/2004 Amos Edmunds had a career in Retail locations for over 20 years Amos Edmunds had a passion for spending time with his kids, enjoyed fishing, camping, playing football, overall was a huge sports fan everyone who knew him knew him as the biggest Tampa Bay Buccaneers fan. He is preceded in death by his father Timothy Edmunds, his Grandfather Dale Bietendorf and his Grandmother Marjorie Bietendorf.
Esther Margaret (Abbott) Kirkham, 97, passed away on March 9, 2023. She was born on February 25, 1926 in Grandfield, Oklahoma to Seth and Nora Abbott. After graduating from Texas Women’s Teachers College, she married Dr. Neil H. Kirkham and began teaching school. In 1953, she moved to Aransas Pass where they lived for many years before moving to Rockport. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Rockport and a long time member of First Baptist Church of Aransas Pass. She was an avid golfer, a member of the Aransas Pass Garden Club, and loved spending time in the sun at the beach. Esther was a fixture at the Rockport Country Club and always ready to take a trip. She was an amazing mom and grandmother to her 3 kids and 8 grandchildren. In recent years, she has lived in Corpus Christi and the family is so grateful for the love Erika Alba has shown Esther for the last twelve years. It was her care that made Esther’s last years so special.