Oneil C. Mendenhall, 76
Mendenhall, chairman of the board of Fiesta Mart here, died of natural causes at the age of 76.
Mendenhall began his food-retailing career in 1947, working at his family's grocery store in Seiling, Okla. He later operated stores of his own in Oklahoma and Kansas. In 1972, he founded Fiesta Mart here and developed it from a single store to 36 units in Houston, Dallas, Austin and Fort Worth.
For many years, Mendenhall headed Fiesta's perish