South Padre Island, TX
1935 — 2019
George Bemis Blesse passed away Sunday evening on Sept. 22 surrounded by his loving family at his home on South Padre Island, Texas. He is preceded in death by his parents Frederick V. and Katherine B. Blesse; and his brother, Frederick V. Blesse II. He is survived by his wife of 15 years, Billie Ann Blesse; sister Nita B. Chandler; two nephews, Greg and Jeff Chandler, two nieces; Paula and Theodora Chandler; four stepsons, Steven Hedrick, John, Patrick, and Philip McLemore; three granddaughters, three great grandsons, and a great granddaughter. George was born Sept. 2, 1935 in the family ranch house in Dilley, Texas. He was a 1953 graduate of Brownsville High School, and a 1959...