Myra Dean Vitrano

Vitrano-Myra 01-02-2016Myra Dean Vitrano, 82, passed away December 20th, 2015 in La Marque, Texas. She was born in Carnegie, Oklahoma on February 17th, 1933 to Erie Grace and Guy Martin Hockman. Myra married Frank Anthony Vitrano on December 26th, 1956, and was a resident of La Marque, Texas for 41 years.

Myra is preceded in death by her mother and father, two brothers, loving husband Frank, twin sons Randy Dean and Danny Dean, adopted daughter Erna Hoyland, and son-in-law Ken Yoakum. She was survived by her two daughters; Claurica Yoakum of La Marque, Texas and Myra Lucille and husband Dennis McKay of Las Vegas, Nevada, her sister; Nell Hockman Taylor, five grandchildren; Cynthia and Eric Gerlock, Thomas and Carey Stephens, Terry and Laura Stephens, Laurica Yoakum, and Ralph Anthony and Daisy Yoakum; numerous nephews, nieces, and great great grandchildren.

Our family wishes to extend our deep appreciation for the support given to Nanny in later years by Marilyn and Dwight Waggoner and Roxanne West.

A graveside service will be held on Monday, January 4th, 2016 at 10am, at Galveston Memorial Park in Hitchock, Texas.


  1. R.I.P. Nanny… you will be Missed

    Tracey Towne
    • Will always have memories of you Mother til we meet again. <3

      Myra McKay
  2. Thank you for being such a dear friend to me for over fifty years…..I enjoyed our conversations about life and good food. You were always so very kind and generous to me and my family and I will be forever grateful. May God bless your family during this most difficult time. Peace and love be with you… in peace.

    Charlie & Paula Matranga

    Charlie Matranga
  3. Thank you for everything you always did for us grandkids… Without you in our lives, we would have lacked so very much! We love and miss you very much!

    With love always,
    Rica Cai

    Laurica Yoakum
  4. R.I.P. Myra. I will always remember the good times when you & Frank would come to our house for game night with mom (Shirley) & dad (Al Story). I will miss our yearly Christmas updates.

    All my Love,
    Jan Story Hogg

    Jan Story Hogg

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