Funeral services for Luvenia Sorrell, 83, of Cedar Lane, were held
Saturday, April 6, 2002, at 11 a.m. at First Berean Baptist Church in
Cedar Lane, with the Rev. Murray Griggs, Sr., eulogist. Burial followed
at EdisonCemetery in Cedar Lane.
She was born in Wharton, TX, Tuesday, September 3, 1918, to Ben Moore, Sr. and Ethel Cooper
Moore, and passed away, Tuesday, April 2, 2002, at the Legacy in Bay City.
In life, her faith in God and love for her family were her greatest
Survivors include: daughter, Nina Roberson and the Rev. James Roberson
of Bay City, and four sons, Earnest Sorrell and Naomi of Texas City,
Benjamin Sorrell of Houston, Eddie Sorrell and Shirley of Lake Jackson,
and Eugene Sorrell of Cedar Lane; two sisters, Annie Moore of Cedar Lane
and Irene Henderson and Raymond of Houston; two brothers, Percy Moore
Sr., and Matti and Lawrence Moore, Sr. & Mary, all of Bay City; also
11 grandchildren, six great-grands, two sisters-in-law Elnora Moore, Bay
City, and Eula Moore of Sheppard; nieces, nephews, other relatives and
Preceded her are her parents, her husband, J.B. Sorrell, Sept l7, 1995,
two sisters, Jessie Tims, Elleaner Woodard and four brothers, Ben Moore,
Jr., Cunnie Moore, Sr., Freddie Moore and Leon Moore.
Arrangements were with Duncan-Roberts Funeral Home. A0014B2002AR07
Funeral service for Jessie Lee Williams, 82, of Cedar Lane will be
Saturday November 17, 2001 at 1 p.m. at First Berean Missionary Baptist
Church in Cedar Lane with the Rev. Murray Griggs officiating. Burial
will follow at Edison No. 3 Cemetery in
She will lie in state at First Berean Missionary Baptist Church Saturday
from noon until 1 p.m. Visitation will be Friday from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. at Greens Mortuary.
Jessie Lee Williams was born on July 7, 1919 to parents Louis and Amilia Edison in Cedar Lane. She passed away November 13, 2001 at the LegacyMatagordaHouseHealthcareCenter in Bay City.
She is survived by: her loving children, Rosetta A. Woods and Shirley A.
Hall and Albert Sr. of Cedar Lane; two sons, Jessie James Gee Sr. of
Cedar Lane and Vernon Lee Brown and Earline of Galveston; sister Viola
Gertrude Fletcher of Brazoria; brother Lawerence Edison of Bay City;
sister-in-law, Rosalie Lee Griggs of Cedar Lane; grandchildren,
Reemonica Woods Batiste and DeAndre, Shirley Pena and Abraham, Albert
and Hall Jr., Traci, Ollie A Hall, Margaret Ann Gee, Audrey Pearl Gee,
Jessie James Gee, Jr., Marion Brown, and Kenneth Brown; special great
grandaughter Taquisha Williams; 11 great grandchildren and 7 great-great
grandchildren; special nephew Elroy Griggs of Brazoria and a host of
nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, 2 sisters and 4
Active pallbearers are J. D. Green, Eddie Griggs, Ben Greggs, Lewis
Griggs, Clarence Green, Deacon J. D. Gatson, Deacon Anthony Edison,
Deacon John Wright and Wilbert Smith.
Honorary pallbearers are Jessie James Gee, Sr. Cernon Lee Brown, Willie
Edison, Carl Woods, DeAndre Batiste, Jessie James Gee, Jr. William
Bivens, Albert Hall, Jr., Elroy Griggs, Antwune Southall.
Arrangements are with Greens Mortuary. A00011A2001NV16
Cedar Lane will be held on Saturday, January 13, 2001 at at St. Marks Missionary Baptist Church in Cedar Lane with the Reverend Hebert Hawkins
officiating. Burial will follow at Edison Cemetery No. 3 in Cedar Lane.
Mr. Lewis will lie
in state at St. Marks Missionary Baptist Church on Saturday from to
On December 8, 1912, Lewis Williams was born to the union
of Plez Williams and Rebecca Gee Williams in Cedar Lane. He passed away January 10, 2001 at the MatagordaHouseHealthcareCenter in Bay City.
He is survived by
his wife, Jessie Lee Williams of Cedar Lane; two daughters, Rosetta A.
Woods of Cedar Lane, Shirley A. Hall and Albert hall, Sr., of Sweeny;
two sons, Jessie James Gee, Sr. of West Columbia, Texas, Vernon Brown
and Earline of Galveston, Texas; one sister Rosalie Lee Griggs of Cedar
Lane; nine grandchildren, ReeMonica Woods, Batiste and DeAndre, Shirley
Pena and Abraham, Albert Hall, Jr., Ollie A. Hall, Jessie James Gee,
Jr., Audrey Pearl Gee, Margaret Ann Gee, and Marylin Brown, and Kenneth
Brown; three great grandchildren, a special nephew, Elroy Griggs of
Brazoria, Texas. A host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and
are to be Elroy Griggs, Ben Griggs, Eddie Griggs, Wilbert Smith, Albert
Griggs, and Lewis Griggs.
pallbearers are to be Larnell Hawkins, Jessie James Gee, Sr., Vernon
Brown, Willie Edison, Carl Woods and Albert Hall, Sr.
Greens Mortuary is
in charge of all arrangements. A00011A2001JA12