In Memoriam: Texas Commerce Bank’s Jerry Charles Hughes

Longtime Texas banker Jerry Charles Hughes passed away on December 8. He was 87. In his early 20s, he joined Longview-based Texas Bank and Trust Co. and converted its accounting system to digital. That launched a career in banking, which lasted until his retirement. In 1970, Hughes accepted a position with American National Bank in Beaumont … Read more

In Memoriam: Joe Winniford, American National Bank of Texas

Longtime Texas banker Joe Don Winniford passed away on September 15. As his obituary states, he was “renowned for his passion for people, charm and humility…an energetic and friendly soul [whose] life was filled with experiences and adventure.” Winniford served in the U.S. Navy for four years, then earned his BBA degree from East Texas … Read more