Dale St. John

Dale St. John, 81, of Kenedy, Texas died September 28, 2019 in Ozark, Arkansas. She was born on June 2, 1938 in Beeville, Texas, the daughter of the late Melvin Vaughn and Hazel Velma Bryan. She was the oldest of six siblings. In August of 1960, she married the love of her life, Clealan L. Pierce who was killed while serving in the United States Navy on January 4, 1962. She met and later married Charlie St. John on December 20, 1965 in Corpus Christi, Texas. Together they raised three wonderful children.

Dale graduated from Pan American University in 1989 with a Bachelor’s of Art Degree. She was a member of Phi Theta Kappa and Phi Alpha Theta. She received multiple awards in History and graduated with High Honors. She was an advid reader and enjoyed sharing her large collection of books with others.

Dale is survived by her daughters Carla Kuykendall and Marcie St John, both of Dallas, Texas. Her grandchildren Brittany Hall of Ft. Worth, Texas; Nicholas Hall of Eustis, Florida; Raye Ellen Wood of San Antonio, Texas;  Pricilla St. John of Karnes City, Texas; Jessica Jalufka of Allen, Texas; and Coleton and Courtney Henry of Dallas, Texas. Her great grandchildren Tristan, Emma, Cody and Sophie Chittenden of Ft. Worth, Texas; Ryder, Jagger and Harper Hartsfield of Karnes City, Texas; Kristina Wood of San Antonio, Texas; and Ryder Koop of Allen, Texas.   Siblings are Bays Bryan of Kenedy, Texas; Roy Bryan of Florence, Alabama; Richard Bryan of San Antonio, Texas; Reagan Bryan on Kenedy, Texas; and Vaughn Bryan of San Antonio, Texas.   Dale was preceded in death by her infant daughter, Kaiulani Lehua and her only son Karnes County Deputy Sheriff Rex Harrison St. John.
A graveside memorial service will be held at The Kenedy Cemetery in Kenedy, Texas on Wednesday November 6, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. Services will be officiated by Rev. Aaron Corporon.