MARKHAM CEMETERY PICTURES

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William Allen

 


Bernice Marie Carter Andrews

Funeral services for Bernice Marie Carter Andrews, 63, of Bay City will be held 1 p. m. Saturday at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church in Markham with the Rev. Rudolph Martin officiating. Burial will follow at Markham Cemetery.

Visitation hours have been scheduled for 1 to 9 p. m. Friday at the Dixon Funeral Home, Brazoria.

Mrs. Andrews was born July 19, 1928, and died Aug. 29, 1991, at Sweeny House.

She is survived by her husband, Charles Frank Andrews of Bay City; two sons, Samuel Brown Jr. and Kenneth Wayne Brown of Bay City; a daughter, Marion Louise Brown of Florida; a brother, James Carter of Galveston; a sister, Doris B. Moore of Galveston; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers are Wilmer Petteway Jr., Charles Young, Willie Edison, Daniel Young Jr., Jerry Cook and Marvin Harris.

Honorary pallbearers are Samuel Brown Jr., Samuel Brown III, Freddie Williams, Eddie Williams, Andy Moore Jr. and Leon Hebert III.

Arrangements are with Dixon Funeral Home, Brazoria.

The Daily Tribune, September? 1991


Bernice Marie Carter Andrews
 


Darvin C. Barnes

 

EVA BARNES
 

MARKHAM - Funeral services for Eva Barnes, 78, of Markham, who passed away May 20, 2008, will be held Saturday, May 24, 2008, at 11 a.m., at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church, Markham, with the Rev. James Ashton Jr., eulogist. Burial will follow at Markham Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 2 until 8 p.m. at the chapel.

She was the daughter of the late Clay Brazil and Odessa Ashton Brazil.

Arrangements are with Duncan-Roberts Funeral Home, Bay City, 979-245-5197.


Published in the Victoria Advocate on 5/23/2008.
 


Michael D. Barnes

 

Michael DeShawn Barnes, 17, of Houston, will be held at 1 p. m. Wednesday at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church in Markham with the Rev. James Ashton officiating. Burial will be at Markham Cemetery in Markham.

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

Mr. Barnes was born July 29, 1975 in Bay City to Debra Barnes and died May 25, 1993 at Hermann Hospital in Houston.

He was a member of the Baptist church and a high school student.

Survivors include his mother, Debra Barnes of Markham; his father, Wilbert Byrd of Houston; five sisters, Tasheba, Chandilyn, Mona, Shaquita and Monica Byrd of Houston; two grandmothers, Eva Barnes of Markham and Alma Lou Burnett of Houston; a grandfather, J. C. Alexander Sr. of Brazoria; three aunts, Ernestine White of Wharton, Alma Faye Burnett of Houston and Faye Alexander of Dallas; six uncles, Lloyd Brazil of Markham, Willis Barnes of Huntsville, James Alexander, Jr. of Bay City and Albert Byrd, Archie Burnett and Larry Burnett of Houston; seven great-aunts; five great-uncles; four nieces; two great-great-aunts and uncles; and host of cousins, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Darvin Barnes.

Pallbearers will be the Rev. James Ashton, Dwight Sanford, Darrell Campbell, Johnny Brooks, Randolph Hercules, Larry Sanford, Ernest C. Brinkley and Emmanuel Bree.

Honorary pallbearers are Wilbert Byrd, James Alexander Jr., Willis Barnes, Archie Burnett, Bobby Flagg, Roosevelt George, Jesse Flagg, Harlan Hadden, J. C. Alexander Sr., Lloyd Brazil, Albert Byrd, Larry Burnett, Billie Flagg, Travis Amboree, Elijah OíNeal and Alvin Cooper.

Arrangements are with Duncan-Roberts Funeral Home in Bay City.

The Daily Tribune, May 1993
 

Willis Jay Barnes

Funeral Services for Willis Jay Barnes, 51, will be 2 p. m on Saturday Sept. 18, 1999 at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church in Markham with the Rev. James Ashton, Jr. officiating.

Interment will follow at Markham Cemetery.

Visitation will be until 9 p. m. on Friday in the funeral home chapel and from 1-2 p. m. on Saturday at the church.

Barnes died Friday, Sept. 10, 1999. He was born Friday, August 13, 1928 in Midfield, Tex. to Tom Barnes and Eva Brazil Barnes.

Survivors include: mother, Eva Barnes of Markham; four daughters, Charlotte Martin, Sabrina Barnes and Mary Ward all of Houston and Jerilynn Williams of Bay City; four sons, Willis, Jr., Elbert, LaChristopher and Alvin all of Houston; two sisters, Earnestine White of East Bernard and Debra Byrd of Houston; one brother, Lloyd Brazil of Markham; three aunts, Myrtle Sanford, Agnes Brown and Helen Woods; four uncles, Alfred Blackmon, Jessie Flagg, Billy Flagg and Bobby Flagg; special friend, Rosie Lebner of Switzerland; spiritual advisor, Katherine Cox of Dallas; attorney and friend, Roual Schonemorn of Austin; 18 grandchildren; and other friends and relatives.

Pallbearers include: Dwight Sanford, Cleothius Smith, David Sanford, Larry Sanford, Andrew Sardinea, Barrett Sardinea, Cedo Sardinea, Jr., and Cedo Sardenia III.

Arrangements with Duncan-Roberts Funeral Home, Bay City.

The Daily Tribune, September 17, 1999

 



 

BAY CITY [Matagorda County, Texas] - Funeral services for Lawrence Batties, 56, of Bay City, who passed away Dec. 10, 2007, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2007 at Bethel Baptist Church in Bay City, with the Rev. L.C. Cunningham Jr., eulogist. Burial will follow at Markham Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 2-8 p.m. today at the Duncan-Roberts Funeral Home chapel.

Arrangements are with Duncan-Roberts Funeral Home, Bay City, 979-245-5197.

Published in the Victoria Advocate on 12/14/2007.
 


Paul Batties

Funeral services for Mr. Paul Batties, age 49, of Bay City, will be held Sunday, August 25, 1996, at 1 p. m., at Jesus Free Will Holy Temple Church in Bay City, with Bishop J. Johnson officiating. Burial will follow at Markham Cemetery in Markham.

Visitation will be Saturday until 9 p. m. in the chapel of Duncan-Roberts Funeral Home.

Batties was born in Markham, Texas, Wednesday, August 6, 1947, to Irvin Batties and Menervia Ferrell Batties, and passed away Sunday, August 18, 1996, in Bay City, Texas.

Survivors include four daughters, Tonaka Batties, Rhonda Phillips, Iona Preston and Chenikka Phillips, all of Bay City; and two sons, Paul Batties, Jr. of Bay City, and LaQuincey Earl Phillips of Elizabeth, Louisiana.

Also three sisters, Mrs. Christine Johnson of Bay City, Mrs. Daisy Anderson of Egypt and Mrs. Alzenia Bullard of El Campo; and three brothers and one sister-in-law, Lawrence Batties, Johnnie L. Batties and Johnnie B. Batties (& Gladys), all of Bay City. Also one brother-in-law, W. J. Whalon of Hungerford.

He leaves four grandchildren, K. C. Preston, Tia LaRon E. Breaux, JaMichael Blackmon and LaQuincy Earl Phillips, Jr., and a very dear friend, Mary Phillips of Bay City. Also one aunt, Mrs. Betsy Richardson of Egypt, as well as a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and a family of many friends.

Beside his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Vivian Brown Whalon and Mary Alice Brown Barnes.

Active pallbearers will include Cecil Brown, Kenneth Whalon, Felt Brown, Calvin Barnes, Larry Rutherford and Roy Williams.

Honorary pallbearers will include Johnnie B. Batties, Johnnie L. Batties, Lawrence Batties, Charles Barnes, Cliff Laws, Calvin Barnes, W. J. Whalon, Kenneth Whalon, Paul Batties, Jr., LaQuincy Phillips, Kenneth Barnes, Joe Laws, Anthony Ray Johnson, Joe Brown and Ronnie Whalon.

Arrangements with Duncan-Roberts Funeral Home in Bay City.

The Daily Tribune, August 1996
 


Bernice Blackmon

Funeral services for Bernice Blackmon, 63, of Markham will be held at 1 p. m. Monday at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church, Markham, with the Rev. Rudolph Martin officiating. Burial will be in Markham Cemetery.

Visitation will be until 9 p. m. Sunday at Duncan-Roberts Funeral Home and from noon to 1 p. m. Monday at the church.

Mrs. Blackmon was born Jan. 11, 1923, in Markham to Wiley and Elizabeth Dillingham Henry and died Dec. 24, 1986, at M. D. Anderson Hospital, Houston.

She was a member of the Baptist church, Progressive Order of Pilgrims and the Order of Eastern Star.

Survivors include her husband, William Blackmon of Markham; three daughters, Mildred Allen of Markham, Irma Thomas and Georgia Blackmon, both of Bay City; a son, Clarence Blackmon of Houston; a sister, Jewell Brown of Houston; a brother, Burl Henry of Pomona, Calif.; and seven grandchildren.

Pallbearers include Eddie Williams Jr., Freddie Eason Jr., Leon Sanford Jr., Sam Peters Jr., James Peters Jr., Roosevelt George and Elijah Barefield.

Arrangements are with Duncan-Roberts Funeral Home

The Daily Tribune, December 28, 1986
 


William Blackmon

Funeral services for William Blackmon, 83, of Markham will be held at 1 p. m. Wednesday, Aug. 27, 1997, at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church with the Rev. James Ashton Jr. officiating. Burial will follow at Markham Cemetery.

Visitation is scheduled until 9 p. m. Tuesday at the Duncan-Roberts Funeral Home Chapel, and from noon until 1 p. m. Wednesday at Pilgrim Rest Baptist.

Born in Sweet Home, Tex., on Friday, Aug. 7, 1914, Blackmon died Sunday, Aug. 24, 1997, at Matagorda General Hospital in Bay City.

He was a member of the Pilgrim Rest Baptist, where he served as a deacon and held positions in various auxiliaries of the church.

He operated an iron dealership.

Blackmon is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, John Marcellus and Annie Lee Parr of Dallas and Clarence L. Blackmon and Eunice of Houston; three daughters, Mrs. Mildred G. Blackmon Allen of Markham, Ms. Georgia B. Blackmon and Mrs. Irma F. Blackmon, both of Bay City; nine grandchildren, Robert L. Blackmon, Vivian Y. Robinson, LeTicia T. Allen, Clarence L. Blackmon Jr., Wilbert L. Mosley, Tera C. Thomas Bingley, Benita F. Culbreath Scott, Synovia D. Blackmon and Nada E. Blackmon Franklin; three great-grandchildren, Benjamin J. Scott IV, Benita F. C. Alston and Jacorey Bingley; and three sisters, Mrs. L. E. Reddic of Danevang, Mrs. Pearline Robinson of Houston and Mrs. Katherine Grant of Sweet Home.

He also leaves seven godchildren, Shirley Brown Smith, Harold Smith, Moses Smith, III, Timothy Smith, Kimberly Smith, and Irene and Martin Cruz. Dedicated friends include Howard Harper, Ned Brooks Jr., Jesse Lee Flag and Larry Thomas.

In addition to his parents, Blackmon was preceded in death by his wife, Bernice Henry Blackmon, two daughters, Nada L. Blackmon Williams and Julia M. Blackmon, one son, Wilbert L. Blackmon and one grandchild, Fredricka Williams, as well as a number of sisters and brothers.

Arrangements are under the direction of Duncan-Roberts Funeral Home, Bay City.

The Daily Tribune, August 26, 1997
 


Annie M. Boone

Funeral services for Annie Mae Boone, 67, of Markham, are scheduled for 1 p. m. Thursday, Oct. 20, 1994, at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church in Markham with the Rev. James Ashton Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in Markham Cemetery in Markham.

Visitation will be today until 9 p. m. at Greenís Mortuary chapel. Family and friends will meet at the chapel from 7 to 9 p. m. today. The body will lie in state from noon to 1 p. m. Thursday.

Mrs. Boone was born Jan. 20, 1927, in El Maton to Levi and Tazzie Harrison Boone and died Oct. 14, 1994, in Southwest Memorial Hospital in Houston.

She was a member of the Baptist church.

Survivors include three daughters and sons-in-law, Ina Jean Wilcox of La Marque, China Boone Dillon and Ray Dillon of La Marque and Gloria Carter and Lloyd Carter of Markham; two sons and daughters-in-law, Bennie Roy Boone and Cindy Boone of Markham and Leroy Boone and Patricia Boone of Markham; a sister and brother-in-law Martha Tilmon and Will Tilmon of Galveston; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Levi Boone, Jr. and Neicy Boone of Hempstead and James Boone and Wanda Boone of La Marque; two aunts, Martha Johnson and Bertha Johnson of Bay City; two uncles, John Harrison of Bay City and Rev. Melvin Boone of Palacios; four grandchildren, Michael, Tanessa, Robyn Boone of Markham and Roshawn Boone of La Marque; two special devoted friends, Peggie White and Mr. and Mrs. Billy Mack Williams of Markham and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Pallbearers are Darryl Boone, David Castaneda, Robert Cruz, Fredrick Boone, Jesse Palacios and Ray Rodriguez.

Honorary pallbearers are Leroy Boone, Levi Boone Jr., John Harrison, Ray Dillon, Michael Boone, Bennie Roy Boone, James Boone, Rev. Melvin Boone, Lloyd Carter and Roshawn Boone.

Arrangements are with Greenís Mortuary of Bay City.

The Daily Tribune, October 19, 1994
 

MARKHAM - Charles Ray Boone, 49, of Markham, died Sunday, Nov. 19, 2006.

He was born June 21, 1957, in El Campo, to the late Lillian Williams and Irvin Boone Sr.

Services will be 11 a.m. at Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church, Markham, with the Rev. J.C. Ashton officiating.

Burial will follow at Markham Cemetery. Green's Mortuary, Bay City, 979-245-3489.

Victoria Advocate, November 23, 2006
 


Elnora Boone

Funeral services for Elnora Boone, 91, of Markham, Texas will be held at 11 a. m., Tuesday, August 10 at Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church in Markham with Rev. James Ashton officiating. Interment will follow at Markham Cemetery.

Visitation was Monday and family received friends from 7 to 9 p. m. at Greenís Mortuary. Viewing will be held at Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church Tuesday from 10 to 11 a. m.

Elnora died Wednesday, August 4, 1999 at Matagorda General Hospital. She was born March 4, 1908 in Ashwood, Texas to the union of Irvin Brown and Mary Jane Miller Brown.

She is survived by her son and his wife Willie Boone and Selena of Houston; three sisters, Sylvia McDonald and Mary Sayles of Los Angeles and Alice Mae Jones of Markham; three sisters-in-law, Willie Boone of Markham, Martha Johnson of Bay City and Rosie Brown of Houston, two brothers-in-law George Jones of  Markham and Rev. M. L. Boone of Palacios, eight grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and friends.

Pallbearers will be Clint Wyche, Mack Brown, Albert Brown, Ernest Williams, Levi Boone and Wesley Johnson. Honorary pallbearers will be Sylvester Boone, James Boone, Russell Jackson, Roy Wyche, Charles Boone, Irvin Boone Jr., Darnell Boone and Makeba Thomas.

The Daily Tribune, August 10, 1999
 


Lillian W. Boone & Irvin R. Boone

Lillian Boone

Funeral services for Lillian Boone, 59, of Markham will be held 11:30 a. m. Friday at Jesus Free Will Holy Temple Church, Bay City, with Apostle E. W. Wilcox officiating.

Visitation will be until 9 p. m. today at Duncan-Roberts Funeral Home and from 10:30 Ė 11:30 a. m. Friday at the church.

Mrs. Boone was born March 7, 1928, in Bay City to Pink and Hester Tone Williams Sr. and died Jan. 17, 1988, at Ben Taub Hospital, Houston.

Survivors include two daughters, Veneta Thomas and Alice Boone of Houston; two sons, Charles and Ervin Boone Jr. of Markham; a step-son, Darnell Boone of Bay City; five sisters, Mary Sardinea of Markham, Lerella Greer, Evelyn Williams and Rosie Latham, all of Houston, and Amy Colton of Van Vleck; three brothers, Nelson and Eddie Williams of Houston and Pink Williams Jr. of LaMarque; two grandchildren, Makeba Thomas and Tinequa Amie of Houston; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Pallbearers include Cedo Sardinea, Jr., Andrew Sardinea, Calvin Williams, Vernon Williams, Eddie Williams Jr. and Freddie Williams.

Honorary pallbearers include Charles Boone, Ervin Boone Jr., James Grismore, Tyrone Bailey, Anthony Houston and Bruce Williams.

Arrangements are with Duncan-Roberts Funeral Home, Bay City.

The Daily Tribune, January 21, 1988
 


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