Obituaries

Elbert B. Gray

12 October 1933 - 9 March 2024

Elbert B. Gray, 90, of San Benito, TX, passed away on March 9, 2024, in Cross Plains, Texas. He was born on October 12, 1933 in San Benito, TX. He was a proud Texas A&M University graduate of the class of 1956. In 1956, E.B. married Patsy Gray in San Benito, Texas. They had four children.

Margaret Folli

9 March 2024

Margaret (Peggy) Folli, wife of Arthur Folli, died on March 9, 2024. She was 91 years of age. She accompanied her husband Arthur Folli to Saudi Aramco for eight wonderful years, from 1985 to 1994, where Arthur's last position was Acting Director of Policy and Planning. Before that position, he was Head of the Compensation Division for Aramco. Arthur was an expat from Mobil Oil Corporation.

Pat Denyer

3 March 2024

Pat Denyer, wife of Al Denyer, passed away in her home in Mechanicsville, Maryland on Sunday March 3, 2024. Pat and Al lived in Dhahran and Ras Tanura from 1980 to 1990. Pat worked in Dollar Travel.

James Dennis Sanford, Jr.

22 September 1946 - 3 March 2024

James Dennis Sanford, Jr. (77), of Lucas, Texas, departed on March 3, 2024. Born in Ruston, Louisiana, on September 22, 1946, to James D. Sanford, Sr. and Josephine Hughen Sanford, Dennis was forever a son of Louisiana but also a resident of places near and far...

Dawn Elizabeth Kolb

8 August 1977 - 2 March 2024

Dawn Elizabeth Kolb (DH92) died on March 2, 2024. She was 46 years of age. Dawn was the face of the Brat Family and an ABI Board Member for over 19 years, mastering the role of Class Rep Coordinator, Website Director, and Database Director.

Lee Rochelle Green Harmon

20 November 1959 - 28 February 2024

Lee Rochelle Green Harmon, age 64, of Monteagle, Tennessee passed away February 28, 2024. Lee was born at Fort Campbell, KY on November 20, 1959, to Marylin Hemphil and Garvin Munn. Her careers took her to Houston to work w/ Aramco Oil Company and then cellular sales in Nashville.

James Edward Smrkovski

22 February 2024

James Edward Smrkovski died very peacefully in his sleep February 22nd, 2024, the evening before his 85th birthday, in his Minneapolis, MN home surrounded by loving family.

John Lawrence Stephens

31 January 1927 - 21 February 2024

John Lawrence Stephens was born in the Pahsimeroi Valley of Idaho on January 31, 1927. His parents, John William and Ellen Irene Stephens (nee Fogarty) homesteaded in view of Mount Borah. That place was beloved of John. However, at thirteen, he left to attend high school.

Jacqueline Elass

11 August 1931 - 18 February 2024

Jacqueline (Jackie) Elass died peacefully in her sleep on February 18 at the age of 92, in Ashburn, Virginia. She was born on August 11, 1931 to Ralph and Evelyn Jolliffe in Racine, Wisconsin. She spent her early years in two small towns in northern Wisconsin, graduating from New Richmond High School in 1949.

Joseph Elden Cullen

24 February 1940 - 12 February 2024

Joseph Elden Cullen was born on February 24, 1940 to Laurence 'Tut' Elden Cullen and Edna Talbott Cullen in Ronan, Montana. He was the third of their four children (Paul, Virginia, Joe and Carol) and lived in the Mission Valley, Montana area until he went to Army Boot Camp after high school graduation in 1958.

Magdolna Bencze Csaszar

22 September 1936 - 12 February 2024

Magdolna Bencze Csaszar (Magda), 87, passed away peacefully on Monday, February 12, 2024, in Austin, Texas. Magda was a wonderful wife to Albert, a great mother to her three children—Andrea, Norbert, and Albert— a devoted grandmother to her three granddaughters...

Mary Elizabeth Fendley

27 September 1945 - 9 February 2024

Mary Elizabeth was born in El Dorado, Arkansas to Earl Julius and Audrey Clare Hare Jenkins. Mary spent her early years in El Dorado until 1952 when she moved with her parents and sister Martha to Houston, TX. She graduated from Stephen F Austin High School in 1964.