She was born on March 22, 1940 in Woodsboro, to Albert and Madie Van Ness Sr.
She is preceded in death by both parents; two sisters Linda Joyce Maxwell and Janice Lyvonne Borden; a brother Donnie Edward Van Ness; and a granddaughter, Evan Lynae Preiss.
Survivor’s include a daughter Lynn Preiss of Goliad; two sons Bradley Talbott of Fort Worth and John Talbott Jr. of Refugio; sister Maxine Williams of Refugio; brother Albert Van Ness Jr. also of Refugio, and grand daughter Stormi Preiss.
Visitation was held Saturday, Feb. 9, from 6 - 9 p.m.
Funeral service was conducted on Sunday, Feb. 10, at 2 p.m. at Moore Funeral Home in Refugio. Burial followed at La Rosa Cemetery in Woodsboro.
Pallbearers were Tommy Byerly, Ray Borden, Eulee Borden, Albert Van Ness III, Wes Williams, Aaron Schumann, David Schumann, Ronnie Williams.
Honorary pallbearers will be Steven Van Ness, Justin Van Ness, Ronnie Kelley, Bubba Cantu and Larry Holmes.