QUANAH – Joe Gonzales, 67, formerly of Quanah, died on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, in Vernon. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015 at the Chapel at Smith Funeral Home with Deacon Art Casis officiating. Interment will follow at Quanah Memorial Park under the direction of Smith Funeral Home.
Gonzales was born March 19, 1947 to the late Jesse and Elena Munoz Gonzales in Sabina. He married San Juanita Gonzales on Feb. 14, 1983 in Quanah. He worked for Georgia Pacific for 28 years as a bundle stacker and at Tyson for 8 years as a line worker. He lived most of his life in Quanah, moving to Vernon in 2007.
He is survived by his wife, San Juanita Gonzales of Vernon; two sons, Joe Gonzales and Joe Manuel Gonzales, both of Quanah; three daughters, Frances Gonzales of Quanah, Rosita Mobley of Quanah and Sylvia Ybarra of Corpus Christi, and 14 grandchildren.
Rosary will be held at 7 p.m., Tuesday at Smith Funeral Home Chapel, Quanah.