Paul Jackson Jr.

Paul Jackson Jr., 85, of Cuero passed away Monday, August 10, 2015. He was born March 17, 1930 in Okmulgee, Oklahoma to the late Delia Exum Jackson and Paul Jackson Sr. Paul married his beloved wife, CarraLee Grantham Jackson on October 24, 1950 in Corpus Christi. He served in the United States Navy and was a repairman for Southwestern Bell Telephone Company for 38 years. Paul was a member of the Cuero Masonic Lodge AF & AM #409 and was a 32 Degree Master Mason. He was a long time rancher and a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church.
He is survived by his devoted wife of 65 years, CarraLee Grantham Jackson; daughter, Serena Thamm and husband, Stephen, of Cuero; sons, Mark Jackson and wife, Marie, and Michael Jackson, all of Cuero; nine grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Charles Jackson; and one grandchild.

Shirley Saenz

Shirley Fox Saenz, 57, of Cuero passed away Sunday, August 9, 2015. She was born August 23, 1957 in Cuero to Marvin Fox and the late Mary Gonzales Fox. She married the love of her life, Rick Saenz, on October 26, 1974 at Our Lady of Guadalupe in Cuero. She was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church, and was a loyal supporter and volunteer at St. Michael's Catholic School. She devoted her life to taking care of her family and always cherished the memories made with her family and friends.
 She is survived by her beloved husband, Rick Saenz; daughter, Jenni Pinson (Richard) of Victoria; son, Karl Saenz (Jill) of Cuero; sisters, Tina Orosco (Ray) of Cuero, Stacy Ressman (Stephen) of Cuero; and grandchildren, Kerstyn Saenz, Kylie Saenz, Kloey Saenz, all of Cuero, and Alexa Pinson of Victoria.
 She was preceded in death by her mother; and daughter, Kristi Dawn Saenz.

Randy Meitzen

Randy Lynn Meitzen of Austin peacefully slipped into his eternal rest on Monday, Aug. 3, 2015. Randy was 50 years young and a member of the Sunrise Community Church in Austin.
Randy is survived by his parents John and Lorine Meitzen of Cuero; brothers Rick A. Meitzen (wife Angela) of Granite Shoals and Ray Steven Meitzen (friend Kay) of Johnson City; nieces Sheryl Meitzen of Victoria and Janey Meitzen of Granite Shoals; and nephew Rick A. Meitzen. He is also survived by numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, great-nephews and great-nieces.
Randy Lynn was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Jack and Theresa Meitzen of Cuero and his maternal grandparents, Ewalt and Janey Kruger of Hutto.
At the request of the deceased, a private family memorial service will be held at a later date.
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Elizabeth Mainka

Elizabeth Lillie Eicher Mainka, 84, of Cuero passed away Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015. She was born Oct. 25, 1930 in Sweet Home to the late John Eicher and Marie Novak Eicher. She married the love of her life, Alex Mainka, on Nov. 22, 1955 in Sweet Home. She loved tending, canning, cooking her home grown fruits and vegetables, and caring for farm animals. She was a lifetime member of St. Michael's Catholic Church and always enjoyed going to church picnics. 
She is survived by her daughters, Dorothy Bilbrey (Doyle) of Alice, Karen Palmer (Rex) of Cuero, Lois Lemke (Brad) of Victoria; son, Harvey Mainka (Mona) of Cuero; eight grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; beloved husband; sister, Mary Ulcak; brothers, Emil Eicher, Johnny Eicher, Benny Eicher, Rudy Eicher, and Laddie Eicher.

Royal Johnson Jr.

Royal Napolean Johnson, Jr. entered into rest on July 31, 2015 at the age of 66. He was born on Feb. 4, 1949 to the late Rev. Royal Johnson, Sr. and Berniece Hays Johnson in Cuero, Texas. He served his county in the U.S. Army and was a member of Antioch Baptist Church.
Royal is survived by his stepmother Eura Johnson, his daughter Sunee Johnson and brothers Michael W. Johnson, Sr., Rev. Ronnie L. Johnson, Sr., and Samuel W. Johnson, Sr. (Belinda); his sisters Linda D. Martin, Gilda R. Spencer (Neal), Clara E. Johnson, Terry A. Rosemona (Kerrick), and Nicole L. Mansfield (Tony). He is also survived by three grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; his aunts Mercedee Brawley (Clyde), Earline Coleman (Jessie Lee), Cary Gifford and Audrey Mae Johnson; and his long-time companion Lillian Barnett Jackson.

James Windoskey

James Windoskey, 63, of Yorktown, died Sunday Aug. 3, 2015. He was born March 16, 1952 in San Antonio to the late Otis Windoskey and Toni (Edwin) Wunderlich.
He is survived by his special companion Marcia Mann, daughters Lisa (Angel) Campos, Amy Windoskey, sons James “BB” (Michelle Perez) Windoskey and Timothy Windoskey, grandchildren Brittny, Morgan, Lauryn, Tyler, Taylor, Cecilia, Victor, Giovanni and Christopher and great granddaughter Jentzen.
A memorial service was held at 10 a.m. Thursday Aug. 6 at Massey Funeral Home.
You are invited to sign the online guest book at
Arrangements by Massey Funeral Home, Yorktown, TX 78164.
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James Metting

Surrounded by his family, James D. “Pops” Metting, Sr., 84, passed away July 29, 2015 in Yorktown. He is survived by his wife and best friend of more than five decades, Tonie.  
James was born March 26, 1931, the only child of Erwin and Ella (Gerbert) Metting of Yorktown. His early years were spent learning the trade of homestead farming, and attending Metting School before graduating from Yorktown High in 1948.

Noney Body

Noney (Ninaye) Body, 62, of Cuero passed away Monday, July 27, 2015.  She was born August 21, 1952 in Opelousas, Louisiana to the late Henry and Olivia Lewis Monroe.  Noney married the love of her life, Troy Body on June 20, 1975 at World Mission Church in San Antonio. She attended Victoria College and received her certification to be a Licensed Vocational Nurse. She was an LVN for 22 years and was also a licensed minister. 
She is survived by her devoted husband; daughter, Tami Body of Cuero; sons, Tré Body and Timothy (Kesiaa) Body, both of Cuero; sister, Joyce Ann (Ulysses) Screws of Cuero; and grandchildren, Camden Chavez, Jae'Menn Body, Mariah Body, Camren Body, Camille Body, and Maryssa Body, all of Cuero.  
She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Erma Rose Monroe; and brothers, Gene Monroe, Henry Monroe Jr., Glen David Monroe, and Hosea Monroe.

Deborah Johnson

Deborah Kay Johnson, 62, of Cuero passed away Monday, July 20, 2015.  She was born February 11, 1953 in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma. Deborah was a nurses aide.
 She is survived by her devoted partner, Ruben Garza Jr. of Cuero; stepparents, Al and Anita Luhn of Corpus Christi; sister, Mary Draper of Leavenworth, Kansas; and brother, Floyd Ray Kinard of Rosenburg.
 You may sign the guest book or send condolences at
 Freund Funeral Home, 361-275-2343.
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Walter Ebrom

Walter Julius Ebrom, 76, passed away Monday, July 27, 2015 after a 10 month fight with cancer. He was born in Westhoff on November 11, 1938 to the late Frank and Rosie Ebrom. Walter was a devoted son, brother, uncle, and friend. Walter was a retired Southern Railroad employee. Walter loved to mow lawns. He took pride in his skills and was the best.
He is survived by his sisters, Dorothy Schaffner, Irene Mueller, all of Cuero, Valeria Alex Buesing (Floyd) of Yorktown, Helen Hotz of Eagle Lake, Janie Goehring of Westhoff; brothers, Ben Ebrom, Edmund Ebrom (Sarah), both of Cuero, and Paul Ebrom of McAllen. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, great and great-great nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Elnora Lincke, Cecelia Lockstedt; and brother, Jacob Ebrom.


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