Sammie Jeanne (Allison) Espy, 94, passed away at Shannon Medical Center in San Angelo on March 11, 2023 after a brief illness.
She was born in Sonora on October 13, 1928, to Gladys (Dixie) Miers and Sam Houston. She attended school in Sonora and in Missouri at Stephens College. Her most recent residences were Horseshoe Bay and San Angelo.
Sammie’s joys were golf, duplicate bridge, travel , the river, fishing and wienie dogs and schnauzers. She was most proud of her great grand children that called her Granny.
She is proceeded in death by her parents; daughters Allison Espy Powers and Gail Espy; her sons in law Jimmy Powers and Victor Schoenewolf.
Survivors include her grandsons, James Houston Powers of Sonora, and Victor Hugo Schoenewolf III (Tammy Baze) of Menard; daughter-in-law and guardian Rebecca Powers of Sonora; great grandchildren Sam Houston Powers of Sonora, Sloan Schoenewolf of Carta Valley and Quade Schoenewolf of Abilene.
The family would like to thank the staff at Shannon Medical Center, Hospice of San Angelo and Lyndale San Angelo Senor Living for their kind care.
A grave side service will be held at the Sonora Cemetery at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 18, 2023. Following the service we ask that family and friends gather at Webb’s Roadside Grill to reminisce on our dear Sammie. Memorial donations in Sammie’s name can be made to any charity of your choice.