JESS WILLIAM FAVORS, Chief Petty Officer, retired
U.S. Navy, of Floresville, TX was born Sept. 7,
1922, and died on Feb. 14, 2003 at the age of
80. He was buried with military honors at Ft.
Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, TX.
He graduated in 1942 from Ranger High School at
Ranger, TX and then joined the U.S. Navy and
became a combat veteran of WW II, retiring after
23 years of service. A member of the Masonic
Lodge of Beeville, TX and a member of the VFW
Post #837 in San Antonio.
He was preceded in death by his parents, C.L.
and Martha Elizabeth Favors; brother, Oscar
Lee Favors & sister, Naomi Favors Statler.
At the time of his death, he was survived by his
beloved wife of 14 years, Betty Jo Favors, of
Floresville; daughter, Kristy Edwards Leinneweber
of Floresville, TX; grandchildren, Evan and Shelby
Leinneweber of Floresville, TX, Tess Martinez and
husband Sonny of Denton, TX; great-grandchildren,
Denisha, Zachary, Giselle and Lexie Martinez of
Denton, TX; sister-in-law, Phyllis J. Favors and
her children Oscar Lee Favors, Jr., Martha Ann
Mioni, Mildred Jane Smith, Robert Jess Favors,
Michael Jay Favors and Mary Jo Vonasek; nieces,
Carol Ann Smith, and Martha Sue Dillin; nephews,
Tivis Edward Statler, & Charles William Statler.