She was born May 18, 1956, in San Antonio to Earl and Francis Christine Crayton. She was a nurse’s aide (CNA) for Refugio Nursing and Rehab Center.
Survivors include her husband, Gene A. Bland; one daughter, Tracy Bradley of Waxahachie; three sons, Leslie Bland, of Port Aransas, Gene Bland Jr. of Refugio, and Alex Boyd of Hondo; five sisters, Virginia Harvey of San Antonio, Gladys Coleman or Refugio, Rose Crayton, Margie Boyd, and Sylvia Moody, all of San Antonio; four brothers, Robert Shaw, John Lee Crayton, William Bill Crayton, and Earl Crayton Jr., all of San Antonio; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Visitation was conducted from 6 - 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 9, at Moore Funeral Home Chapel.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Dec. 10, at 11 a.m. at St. Luke Baptist Church. Burial was in Community Cemetery.