Memorial services for Aletha Henricks, 84, of Bellville were held on Thursday, Jan. 6, 2005 from Grace Bible Church in Bellville at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Wayne Martin officiating. Serving as honorary pallbearers were Bobby Stewart, Braeg Steward, Calen Stewart, Drew Thurmond, Dan Thurmond, and Matt Thurmond. Aletha was born in Willow, Okla. to parents August and Katie Walton Ueckert. She was raised in the Willow area and attended Willow Public Schools and Palomar College. On Oct. 4, 1941 she married Charles Henricks in Oklahoma City, Okla. She worked as a bookkeeper in the accounting industry. Aletha moved to the Bellville area in the mid 1980's and will be remembered by many as a school crossing guard. Ms. Aletha Henricks died on Saturday, Jan. 1, 205 in Brenham. She is survived by her son, William Henricks and wife, Connie, of Divide, Colo.; and numerous friends and extended family. She was preceded in death by her parents, August and Katie Ueckert; husband, Charles Henricks; son, Charles Henricks; brother, Walton Ueckert; and sisters, Elba McDaniel and Lula Mary Ueckert. Funeral services under the direction of Knesek Family Funeral Chapels, Bellville.
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