OBIT: Trula Smith Matula
The Victoria Advocate - http://TheVictoriaAdvocate.com Trula M. Matula - VICTORIA
Tuesday, January 31, 2006
Trula Mae "Jackie" Matula, 79, of Victoria, died Sunday, Jan. 29, 2006.
She was born Nov. 22, 1926, in Eldorado, Okla., to the late Samuel Thomas and Winnie Vada Atchley Smith. She was a homemaker and a member of Holy Family Catholic Church and VFW No. 4146 Ladies Auxiliary.
Survivors: daughter, Connie Gayle Sorrels; sons, Floyd Lee Nelson of Oklahoma, Robert Samuel Nelson of Danbury, Edward Wayne Matula and Andrew Patrick Matula, both of Victoria; sister, Ada Roemer of Texas City; brothers, Al Smith of Victoria and Truman Smith of Dickerson; 14 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by: husbands, Robert Nelson and August Matula; sister, Lela Brown; brothers, Wallace Smith and Fred Smith; one grandchild; and one great-grandchild.
Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. tonight at Grace Funeral Home chapel.
A rosary will be recited 7 p.m. tonight at the chapel.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Holy Family Catholic Church, the Rev. Greg Korenek officiating.
Burial will be at Resurrection Cemetery. Grace Funeral Home, Victoria, 361-573-4341.