Waunita Evelyn (Hiebert) Mendenhall

Charles Franklin and
Waunita Evelyn (Hiebert) Mendenhall
NOLANVILLE, Texas - Charles Franklin Mendenhall, of Nolanville, Texas, passed away on January 6, 2018, and Waunita Evelyn (Hiebert) Mendenhall passed away on January 11, 2018.
Charles was born on December 24, 1933, to Russell and Viola (Warren) Mendenhall. Waunita was born on December 23, 1934, to Jake and Kathryn (Epp) Hiebert.
Charles met Waunita in 1952. It was a romance for the ages. Charles and Waunita only knew each other a week and half before they got married. Together, they raised three children. They were so proud to reach their 65th wedding anniversary just this last year.
Charles proudly served in the United States Navy and was a veteran of the Korean War. Waunita was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.
Charles was preceded in death by his parents, 14 siblings, and son, Charles 'Buddy' Mendenhall Jr. Waunita was preceded in death by Charles, siblings, Eugene Lowrey and Beverly Wells, and son, Charles 'Buddy' Mendenhall Jr.
Together, they are survived by: son, Wayne Mendenhall; daughter, Lou Ann and husband, Chris Lobato; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and numerous other family members and friends.
They will be forever missed.
A Visitation service will be held at Heritage Funeral Home, Harker Heights, on January 17, 2018, at 9:30 a.m. A Funeral Service will follow at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery at 12 p.m.
Condolences may be left online at www.heritage-funeralhome.com