Born in Broaddus, Texas she received her nursing degree in 1952 from St. Mary’s School of Nursing in Galveston, Texas. She retired after 30 years as a registered nurse from the United States Public Health Service Hospital in Webster, Texas.
She was preceded in death by her husband Wesley Means. She leaves behind a son Marvin Means and wife Beth Ann of Texas City; daughter Janice Braunsdorf and husband John of Hitchcock; sister Mary Alice Reynolds of Texas City and sister Charlene Gilder and husband Joe of Arcadia. Grandchildren are Janica Crippen and husband Jim of Tomball; Wesley Braunsdorf and wife Brandy of Hitchcock; Aaron Braunsdorf and wife Michelle of League City and Amie Mitchum and husband John of La Marque. She is also survived by 9 great- grandchildren and 5 great- great- grandchildren.
It was her family, friends and her beloved pets that brought so much joy and love to her throughout her life. She will always be remembered as a wonderful loving, caring and giving woman by all who knew and loved her. We are all so truly blessed to have had her in our lives.
A graveside funeral service will be held at Hebron Cemetery in Broaddus, Texas on Monday, February 15th at 1:00 PM. Funeral arrangements are being provided by Crowder Funeral Home in La Marque, Texas.