ATHENS-Memorial services for Rafael Rangel Pizana, 71 were held at 11:00 A.M.
Tuesday at the Kiwanis Park Pavilion in Athens.
Mr. Pizana died February 23, 2013 in Athens.
He was born February 15, 1942 in Bend, Texas to the late Julian and Delfina Rangel Pizana. Rafael formerly resided in Corpus Christi three years, Woodburn, Oregon six years, Sinton, Texas six years and moved to Tyler in 2011 from Portland, Oregon where he had lived since 1985. He was a retired aviation mechanic. A well decorated U. S. Army Veteran, Rafael served three tours of duty with the 82nd Airborne in Vietnam and was a prisoner of war for three months.
Survivors include his wife Maureen Mary Pizana; sons Ralph Pizana, Madisonville, Daniel Pizana, Shannon Pizana, both of Portland, Oregon; daughter Caprice Christopher and husband John, Tyler; brother Pete Pizana, Victoria; sisters Norma Lucio, Gloria Ciarese, Tina Aguillar, all of Corpus Christi, Rosie Gonzales, Salem, Oregon, 12 Grandchildren.
You may leave a message of condolence or light a memorial candle for the family at www.carroll-lehr.com .
Athens – Funeral services for Mattie Mullinax, 77, of Athens, Texas are scheduled for 2:00 P.M. Sunday, March 9, 2014 at the Hannigan Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Athens, Texas with Bro. Frank Upchurch officiating. Interment will follow at Patterson Cemetery near Cross Roads, Texas.
Lawanda Jean Austin
Services for Lawanda Jean Austin, 81, of Richardson, Texas, are scheduled for 11:00 am Friday March 7, 2014 at Eubank Funeral Chapel with Bro. Steve Glosup officiating, under the direction of Eubank Funeral Home, Canton.
MURCHISON-Services for Pam Ballow, 62 of Murchison are scheduled for 2:00 P M Thursday at First Baptist Church in Murchison with Bro. Curtis Chandler officiating.
Athens – Funeral services for Jerry Davis, 70, of Athens, Texas are scheduled for 10:00 A.M. Friday, March 7, 2014 at the Hannigan Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Athens, Texas with Bro. Gene Bishop officiating. A private family burial will take place at a later time.
David Kendall Drummond
BROWNSBORO - Services for David Kendall Drummond, 53, Brownsboro are scheduled for 5:00 P M Thursday at the Shelby Chapel Cemetery Pavilion with Rev. John E. Green officiating.
Windy Dawn Pettiette
Services for Windy Dawn Pettiette, 39, of Kilgore will be Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Rader Funeral Home in Kilgore. Interment will follow in the Union Cemetery of Crossroads, TX. Mrs. Pettiette passed away on Saturday, March 1, 2014 in Kilgore.
Jozell Worsham Weesner
BROWNSBORO-Services for Jozell Worsham Weesner, 93 of Brownsboro are scheduled for 4:00 P M Sunday in Carroll-Lehr Funeral Chapel with Rev. Sherman Mayfield officiating.
ATHENS-Funeral services for Malcolm Edwards, 86, of Athens are scheduled for 11:00 A M Monday, March 3, 2014 in Carroll-Lehr Funeral Chapel with Rev. Terry Thomison and Rev. Shane Williams officiating.
ARABI, LOUISIANA-Graveside services and interment for Jimmy Williams, 59, of Arabi Louisiana are scheduled for 4:00 P M Monday, March 3, 2014 at Oaklawn Memorial Park with Tom Williams officiating.
Jason D. Thomas
Athens – A Celebration of the life of Jason D. Thomas, 45, of Athens is scheduled for 2 p.m., Saturday, March 8, 2014 at the First Baptist Church of Athens with Dr. Kyle Henderson and Dr. Tony Romans officiating.
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