Courtney Jean Cline Mendez, 1989-2019
Benjamin Mendez, Jr., 1985-2019


Funeral services for Courtney Jean Cline Mendez, 30, and Benjamin Mendez, Jr., 34, of Mineola, will be 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 6, 2019 at the Croley Funeral Home Chapel in Gladewater. Interment will follow at Gladewater Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Friday from 10 a.m. until service time. Benjamin and Courtney passed away Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019, in Mineola.

Courtney was born June 18, 1989 in Longview to Edward Wayne Cline and Teresa Sue Wright. Courtney enjoyed spending time with family and friends. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, daughter, sister and homemaker.

Benjamin was born Sept. 16, 1985 in Tyler to Benjamin Mendez, Sr. and Janet Lee Bell. Ben worked as a tool pusher for Davis Energy. He was a sports fan and especially liked watching the Dallas Cowboys and Texas Rangers. Ben enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with family and friends. He was a jokester and loved making people laugh.

Courtney and Ben are survived by Courtney’s parents, Teresa and Chuck Spears and Edward and Kelly Cline; Ben’s parents, Janet and Benjamin Mendez, Sr.; their children, Chance Mendez, Dallas Cadenhead, Ellicia Mendez, Maci Cadenhead and Elizabeth Mendez; Courtney’s siblings, Kendra Michelle Bynog, Amilya Ann Cline, Douglas Weathersby and Dakota Wayne Cline; Ben’s siblings, Johnathan Gage, Ashley Mendez, April Ruiz and Daisy Trujillo and many other family and friends.