Oleta Atwell, age 77, passed away on Sunday, October 29, 2017 in Corpus Christi, Texas.
She was born in Lockhart, Texas on November 20, 1939 to Gladys and Bruce Pendleton.
Oleta was a loving mother and grandmother. She worked at Dena’s Restaurant in Alice for 30 years as a waitress and made many friends throughout her years there. She enjoyed the outdoors, especially being out at the deer lease.
She was preceded in death by parents and a son, Bobby Atwell.
Oleta is survived by two children, Gale Keen of Alice, Dale Atwell and Maria Ciliberti of Vienna, Austria; five grandchildren, Chris Atwell, Timothy Atwell, Justin Atwell, Daryl Keen, and Michael Keen; five great-grandchildren, Avery Atwell, Kylee Keen, Preston Keen, Kaden Keen, and Kenzie Keen; two sisters, Darlene (George) West of Houston, Texas and Arlene Foster of Edgewood, Texas; and many cherished friends.
Family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at Holmgreen Mortuary.
Chapel Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at Holmgreen Mortuary Chapel with Pastor Matthew Wojcik officiating. Interment will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park in Alice, Texas.