Van Alstyne Leader
March 21, 1985
Services for Jerry Isaiah Valdivia, 52, of Van Alstyne
will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in Flesher Funeral Home with burial in Van Alstyne
Cemetery. The Rev. Benton Brown and the Rev. Scott Jordan will officiate.
Mr. Valdivia died Monday in St. Luke's Hospital in Houston.
He was born in New Orleans, La., a son of Mr. and
Mrs. Isaiah Valdivia, and was employed by the Gulf Corp. He was a
member of the Garden Oaks Baptist Church in Houston.
A son of missionary parents, Mr. Valdivia spent his
first 15 years in Chile. He graduated from high school in Harlingen
and took a business administration degree from A&I University in Kingsville.
During the Korean conflict, he was stationed in Germany.
Surviving are his wife, Marilyn Valdivia; son, Douglas
Valdivia of Houston; mother, Mrs. Oline Valdivia of Van Alstyne; and sister,
Caroline Hillyer of Fort Worth.