Mrs. Lepchenske was born July 28, 1937, in Beeville. She worked at Beeville Oaks Club for many years.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Joe and Jessie Gilliam; a son, John Clayton “Clay” Fox; sisters, Lena Jo Gilliam Jameson and Morene Gilliam Worley; and brothers, Albert Gilliam and Earl Gilliam.
Survivors include her husband, Will Rogers “Ske” Lepchenske of Sand Springs, Okla.; six children, Claudia (Odessa) Clark of Springtown, Willard (Cathy) Fox of Brooksville, Fla., Daryl (Mary Jane) Fox of Bruni, Jeffrey Fox of Tiguard, Ore., Tracy Fox Olson of Corpus Christi and Justin Hedrick of Carlsbad, N.M.; 22 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; sisters, Betty Gilliam (Owen) Graves of Sand Springs, Okla., Margaret Gilliam Vickery and Donnie Gilliam Mangum, both of Beeville.
Services were held Tuesday, March 26, at Friendship Baptist Church in Mineral. Burial followed at Glenwood Cemetery with Pastor Phil Russell officiating.
Pallbearers included Brandon Nesloney, Ian Williams, Jason Williams, Stoney Weaver, Mark Mangum and Jason Mangum.
Honorary pallbearers included Colt Fox, Eric Lepchenske, Zach Morita, Garry Don Sugarek and Travis Irwin.