Betty Jane Durham, devoted wife and mother, passed away October 17, 2014. She was born January 5, 1928, in Louisville, Kentucky. She was married in 1948 to Harold L. Durham Lt. Col (Ret) USAF for 48 years. They met roller skating and competed together. Betty loved life and participated in competitive golf. She served as the President of the San Antonio Ladies Golf Association for numerous years. She enjoyed bridge and loved to entertain and cook. She worked for several years at the Texas Star Inn. Thereafter she worked at the Grey Moss Inn as a pastry chef for more than twenty years. She is survived by her sisters Helen Fryer MI, Lilah Downs KY, her daughters Patricia Bardman PA, Sheryl Cavazos TX, her sons Robert Durham TX, and Richard Durham UT, six grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at Chapel Hill United Methodist Church, Thursday, October 23, 2014. Visitation at 9:00 a.m. and services at 10:00 a.m. followed by burial at Resurrection Cemetery Cordi Marion. In lieu of flowers please make a donation in memory of Betty Jane Durham to the Alzheimer’s Association of San Antonio Office at 7400 Louis Pasteur, Suite 200, San Antonio, TX 78227 or call 210-822-6449.
Jesse Sida passed away unexpectedly on October 2, 2014, at the age of 75. He is survived by his daughter Gabrielle “Gabby” (Greg), sister Marie, and brother Eddie (Rosemary), and many nieces and nephews. He is preceeded in death by his parents, Ignacio and Juanita Sida, sisters Haydee, Janie, Lupita. brothers Joe and Meme, and brother-in-law John. After serving several years in the Army, he joined the Peace Corps. The Peace Corps took him to Machu Picchu. A time which he always reflected upon with great fondness and emotion. He had a great love of books, music, and grilling. In recent years, he returned to his childhood church, St. Alphonsus and was a beloved member of the congregation. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in his name to any of the two charities listed below.