OBIT: Vera Henry Hempel
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VERA BLANCHE HEMPELLOLITA - Vera Blanche Hempel passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 2, 2008, at her home in Lolita. She was born Nov. 29, 1929, in Hope, to the late Wade and Susie Brown Henry.
Vera is survived by a daughter, Charlene Vavra and husband Alton of Lolita; son, Dennis Darwin Hempel and wife Judy of Rock Hill, S.C.; grandchildren, Leslie Vavra Cruz, Kevin Hempel and Kristopher Hempel; great-grandchildren, Andrew, Aiden and Audri; brother, Garland Henry of Hope. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Henry "Roy" Hempel; infant daughter, Bernice; sisters, Elsie Hale and Josephine Boone.
Visitation services will be held Friday, April 4, from 6-8 p.m. in the Oaklawn Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 5, at 10 a.m. in the Oaklawn Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Dennis Phariss officiating. Interment will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery, Yoakum. Pallbearers will be Dwayne Boone, Johnny Henderson, Danny Duorak, Donnie Hale, Kristopher Hempel and Kevin Hempel.
Arrangements are under the direction of Oaklawn Funeral Home in Edna, 361-782-2221.
Published in the Victoria Advocate on 4/4/2008.