Faye White

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Erma Faye Brantner White, 96, passed away in Cuero, Texas on December 21, 2013.

Faye was born November 10, 1917 in Robertson County (Bremond), Texas to Lee and Orrie Ann Rogers Brantner. She was preceded in death by her husband George Vernon White, her parents, brothers Seth, Clanton, and Harold Brantner and sisters Inez Brantner and Edith Maye Smith.

Faye graduated from Bremond High School where she was on the Tigers' State Championship softball team. During her senior year, she secretly married her sweetheart George on April 26, 1935. They celebrated 74 years of marriage in 2009.

They resided in Midland, Texas, for 25 years where Faye was a tireless proponent in the Parent Teacher Association (PTA) and was honored for her service with a lifetime membership in the National PTA. She also taught many Sunday School classes at First Methodist Church. They retired to Panorama Village, Texas in 1976 where Faye was an active member of the Beacon Sunday School Class and First Methodist Church of Conroe for 31 years. In, 2008, they moved to Victoria, Texas and then to New Braunfels, Texas in 2009.

Faye was an accomplished seamstress, much esteemed cook and a noteworthy opponent in all games. She was delighted in spending time with her daughter, grandchildren, and their friends and is treasured for her amazing bedtime stories and special treats. All who knew her will miss her signature sweet smile and special little wave.

She is survived by daughter Cathy White Brunicardi (Greg Decker) of Weesatche, Texas; three grandchildren Emily Catherine New (Robert Mercado), Tally White Tripp of San Antonio, Texas and Matthew Carlos Brunicardi of New York, New York; and great-grandson Ari Lucero Mercado.

Interment will be at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio at a later date. In her memory, bring a loving smile to all who need one each day. The family wishes to thank the wonderful, loving staff of Hope Hospice and Sodalis New Braunfels, and Mission Nursing and Rehab of Cuero.


Published on yourconroenews.com from Dec. 23, 2013 to Jan. 5, 2014