In Memory

Venita J. Brewer Gaston (St Flying Tigers) - Class Of 1955

Venita J. Brewer Gaston (St Flying Tigers)

Venita J. Brewer Gaston

January 27, 1937 - March 23, 2013

Venita J. Brewer Gaston

San Angelo

Venita J. Brewer Gaston, 76, of San Angelo, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family and friends on March 23, 2013 in San Angelo.

Funeral services will be held 11:00am Saturday April 27, 2013 at West Angelo Church of Christ with Alvis Fisher of West Angelo Church of Christ, officiating. Burial will follow at 3:00pm at Shep Cemetery. Arrangements are by Robert Massie Funeral Home.

Venita J. Brewer Gaston was born in Abilene, TX to John Newton and Ima Elva Brewer on January 27, 1937. She went to school at Tuscola, TX. She married Kenneth Bob Gaston, her childhood sweetheart, on August 16, 1956, in Abilene, TX. She graduated from South Taylor High School now known as Jim Ned High School. She worked her way up in the banking industry and retired as a Vice-President for Wells Fargo Bank. She was a member of West Angelo Church of Christ, the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the United Daughters of the Confederacy. She spent much of her time traveling and doing genealogy research. She has spent summers in Alaska visiting, sight seeing and working in one of the resort hotel gift shops near Denali National Park. Genealogy research has taken her through Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia and even Alaska where she has met previously unknown relatives and made countless new friends.

Venita J. Brewer Gaston is preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Kenneth Bob Gaston.

Venita J. Brewer Gaston is survived by Brenda Watts and husband Jerry of Hylton, TX, Belinda Hogan and husband Don of Seminole, TX, Robert Gaston of Soldotna, AK Rebecca Dewbre and husband Jim of Breckenridge, seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews and friends.

Memorials may be given to Odyssey Hospice or the American Cancer Society .

The family wishes to extend our sincere thanks to Odyssey Hospice for the loving care shown to our family

Venita's obituary and memorial guestbook may be viewed online at

Published in Abilene Reporter-News on April 26, 2013