Viola Buntyn, 88

Viola Buntyn, 88, of League City, formerly of Brady, died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2008, in League City. Graveside services were held Saturday, Feb. 9, at Wagram Cemetery, with Gaylon Morris officiating, under the direction of Heritage Funeral Homes. She was born Sept. 4, 1919, in Llano County, to Earl and Stella (Barton) Moore. She married Jake Buntyn Sept. 19, 1936, in Fredonia. She was a homemaker, a breast cancer survivor and a member of the Ladies Auxiliary. Survivors include three daughters, Frances Tybo and Darlene (Susie) Gibson and husband, Jerry, both of Brady and Stella Mae McCormick and husband, Wib, of Dickinson; two sons, Ed Buntyn and wife, Jeannie, of Valley Spring and Manley Buntyn and wife, Danette, of Miles; nine grandchildren, Lisa and Mike Maple of Harper, TyAnn and Mark Smith of Stephenville, Wendy and Richey Austin of Pasadena, Jay and April McCormick of League City, Jess and Marion Buntyn of Denver, Colo., Roy and Tracey Buntyn of Savannah, Ga., Stacey Guy of San Saba, Dee Ann and Kevin Gossett of San Angelo and Caleigh Buntyn of Miles; ten great-grandchildren, Michelle and Shawn Grove of Stephenville, Seth Smith of Bedford, Lesley Kiklowicz of San Antonio, Ashley Austin of Austin, Bethany Austin of Pasadena, Hagan Gossett, Anthony and Macy Moreno all of San Angelo, Ella and Jack McCormick of League City and Clint, James and Donnie Buntyn of Savannah, Ga.; two great-great-grandchildren, Matthew Chambers of Stephenville and Claire Ann Grove of Stephenville and two sisters, Pauline Hasse of Mason and Earlene Turner of Austin. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jake Buntyn; her parents; four sisters, Grace Davis, Lois Simpson, Lucille Walker and Dolly Rae McCarty; a son-in-law, Leslie E. Tybo; a granddaughter, Debbie Bush and a sister, Anna Mae Hardgrave. Memorial contributions may be made to the Susan G. Komen Foundation.

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