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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
Edison Cemetery 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 joys.

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 friends.

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

The Bay
City Tribune, Sunday, April 7, 2002


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
Cedar Lane .

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 Legacy Matagorda House Healthcare Center 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 brothers.

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

TRIBUNE, Friday, November 16, 2001

Lewis K. Williams

 Funeral services for Lewis K. Williams, 88,of Cedar Lane will be held on Saturday, January 13, 2001 at 1 p.m. 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 noon to 1 p.m.

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 Matagorda House Healthcare Center 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 friends.

Active pallbearers are to be Elroy Griggs, Ben Griggs, Eddie Griggs, Wilbert Smith, Albert Griggs, and Lewis Griggs.

Honorary 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

DAILY TRIBUNE, Friday, January 12, 2001

Lawrence Edison
CEDAR LANE - Lawrence Edison, 78, of Cedar Lane, died Monday, Jan. 24, 2005.

He was born Aug. 15, 1926, in Cedar Lane, to the late Louis and Arilla Dugard Edison.

Survivors: sister, Viola Gertrude Fletcher of Brazoria.

Visitation will be 3-9 p.m. today at Duncan-Roberts Funeral Home chapel.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at First Berean Baptist Church, the Rev. Murray Griggs Sr. officiating.

Burial will be at Edison Cemetery. Duncan-Roberts Funeral Home, Bay City, 979-245-5197.

The Victoria Advocate, Victoria County, Texas, January 28, 2005

Edison Cemetery #3

Sorrell - Moore Family


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