E. Josephine “Jo” Deines, 87, Pharr, Texas, died Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at Amara Hospice Hospital in McAllen, Texas.

She was born Nov. 26, 1929, in Ransom to Nathaniel Starmer Jr. and Lila Hope (Hanks) Starmer.

She married Raymond Deines on Sept. 11, 1949, in Mission. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include two sons, Ricky and Keith, both of WaKeeney; three grandchildren; two great- grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; and a great-great-granddaughter.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Veteran’s Cemetery, WaKeeney.

Memorials are suggested to Kansas Veteran’s Cemetery in WaKeeney, The Laurie P. Andrews PAWS Center, 2451 N. Expr. 281, Edinburg, Texas, 78541 or Food Pantry “Star of Hope” center of Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 1108 W. Hackberry Ave, McAllen, Texas 78501-4370.