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Albina Annie Walleck Joines

     Albina Annie Walleck Joines, 89, of Francitas, Texas, gained her wings on Saturday, February 25, 2023. Albina was born on Thursday, August 24, 1933 to Carl R. and Alma Walleck. 

     Albina married the love of her life, WR “Dub”, on August 29, 1950 in Blessing, Texas. They were married for almost 71 years when he passed away in 2021. 

     She is survived by daughters, Judy and husband Curtis Dykes; Penny Joines; sons, Jimmy and wife Kathy Joines and Clarence and wife Angie Joines. Also survived by their nine grandchildren, Will and Bree Joines, Travis and Cassie Dykes, Jennifer Joines and Tommy Dale, Blaine and Cadi Joines, Janet and Nick Tran, Lynette and Saby Hernandez, Sadie and Derek Girouard, Rebecca and Kolton Keith and Deanna and Cody Garza. Also, their nineteen great-grandchildren, Clayton and Liam Joines, Grace and Emma Moulden, Jase and Allie Dykes, Cooper and Curtis James, “CJ” Girouard, Lien and Ethan Tran, Thomas, Benjamin, Rachel and Abigail Hernandez, Stetson Shimek, Sterling and Jacey Joines, Raelynn and Karlee Keith.

     Albina was a stay-at-home mom to their four children. She loved baking, quilting, sewing, crocheting, puzzles, word search puzzles, fishing, watching her birds, and reading biographies of famous people. She enjoyed playing board games and Skip-Bo with her children, grandchildren and great- grandchildren. She had a passion for playing dominoes with family and friends.

     Visitation was held on Wednesday, March 1, 2023, at Slavik Funeral Home Chapel from 5 pm to 7 pm, with Rosary recited at 6 pm.

     The graveside service was held on Thursday, March 2, 2023 at LaBauve Cemetery in Francitas, Texas at 4 pm with Father Johnson officiating. The pallbearers were, Will Joines, Travis Dykes, Nick Tran, Saby Hernandez, Jr., Blaine Joines, Kolton Keith, Cody Garza, Clayton Joines, Tommy Dale and Derek Girouard. Honorary Pallbearers were all nine grandchildren and their spouses, as well as all nineteen great- grandchildren.

     Services had been entrusted to Russell Todish of Slavik Funeral Home, 209 N. Allen Street, Edna, Texas 77957, 361-782-2152.

Jackson County Herald Tribune

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