MARKHAM CEMETERY PICTURES

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James Boone

 


Roosevelt Boone

Funeral services for Mr. Roosevelt Boone, 74, of Victoria, will be held Friday, March 17, 2000, at 11 a. m., at Jesus Free Will Holy Temple, Bay City, with Bishop J. Johnson officiating. Burial will follow at Markham Cemetery in Markham.

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

He was born in Markham, Texas, Thursday, Oct. 15 1925, to Ida Brown and Morgan Boone, and passed away Monday March 13, 2000 at his residence.

Survivors include: his wife, Mary Spencer Boone of Victoria; two daughters, Kathy Boone of LaMarque and Cynthia Ivy of San Antonio; his stepmother, LouElla Boone of Palacios; two sisters, Victoria Davis of LaMarque and Velva Williams of Sweeny; seven brothers, Howard Williams of Port Lavaca, Monroe Williams, Jr. of California, Ernest Williams of Rosharon, David Williams of Grady, Ark., Perry Williams of Fresno, Howard Roberson of Palacios, and Dan Mayberry of Dallas; also seven grandchildren; three aunts; two uncles; and other relatives and friends.

Active and honorary pallbearers will include Bennie Boone, Levi Boone, Jr. and other family members.

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

The Daily Tribune, March 2000
 


Selena Boone & Willie J. Boone


Selena Gaskin Boone


Funeral services for Selena Gaskin Boone, 73, of Houston, will be held Thursday, April 10, 2003, at 11 a.m., at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church, in Markham, with the Rev. James Ashton, Jr., pastor, and the Rev. Arthur Davidson, eulogist.

Burial will follow at Markham Cemetery.

Visitation will be Wednesday from 3 until 9 pm in the funeral home chapel.

She was born in Markham, Texas, Wednesday, July 31, 1929, to Solomon Gaskin and Annie Davis Gaskin, and passed away Sunday, April 6, 2003, in Missouri City, Texas.

Survivors include: daughter, Leona Boone of Missouri City; two sons, James Boone of Houston, and Sylvester Boone and (Bobbie) of Markham; one step-sister, Ernestine Outley and two step-brothers, the Rev. Sam Laddie and Lionel Laddie; three sisters-in-law, Cleora Boone, Hercelia Martin and Otha Temple; two aunts, Lewella Wyatt and Althea Gaskin, and two uncles, Rev. L. C. Gaskin and Hoover Gaskin; six grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Active pallbearers will be Michael Williams, Mack Brown, Jr., Frank Southhall, Jimmy Wyatt, Clinton Wyche, Albert Brown, Sr., Don White and Michael Temple.

Arrangements are with Duncan-Roberts Funeral Home, Bay City, Texas. A00014D2003AR09

The Bay City Tribune, Wednesday, April 9, 2003
 

Willie James Boone


Funeral services for Willie James Boone, 71, of Houston, will be held Thursday, August 24, 2000, at 11 a.m. at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church, Markham, Texas, with the Rev. James C. Ashton, Jr., pastor, and the Rev. M. L. Boone, eulogist. Burial will follow at Markham Cemetery in Markham.

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

He was born in Markham, Texas, Friday, November 2, 1928, to McKinley Boone and Elnora Brown Boone, and passed away Saturday, August 19, 2000, at Memorial Southwest Hospital, Houston, Texas.

Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Selena Gaskin Boone of Houston, one daughter, Leona Boone of Missouri City; and two sons James Boone of Houston and Sylvester Boone of Markham; one sister-in-law Cleora Boone and a god-sister Eddie Lou Griggs both of Bay City; three aunts Alie Jones (and George) of Markham; Sylvia McDonald and Mary Sayles both of Los Angeles, Calif.; and one uncle, Rev. M. L. Boone of Palacios; also six grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, two nieces, three nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Active pallbearers will include Clinton Wyche, Larry Lucas, Bennie Boone, Wesley Johnson, Clemith Brown, Larry Walker and Bobby Carter.

Arrangements are with Duncan-Roberts Funeral Home. A00011A2000AG23

THE DAILY TRIBUNE, Wednesday, August 23, 2000
 


Verlee Boone

Funeral services for Verlee Boone, 66, of Bay City will be held 1 p. m. Saturday at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church in Markham with the Rev. Melvin Boone officiating. Burial will be at Markham Cemetery. Visitation will be this afternoon. There will be wake at Green’s Mortuary chapel 7 to 9 p. m. The body will lie in state at the church from noon to 1 p. m. Saturday.

Miss Boone was born Sept. 11, 1925 in Markham to Levi and Tazzie Harrison Boone and she died Aug. 17, 1992 at Bay Villa Nursing Home.

She was a member of the Baptist Church.

Survivors include three sisters, Emily Williams and Annie Boone of Markham and Martha Tilmon of Galveston; three brothers, James Boone of LaMarque, Levi Boone Jr. of Hempstead and Willie Boone of Bay City; two aunts, Martha Johnson and Bertha Johnson of Bay City; two uncles, John Harrison of Bay City and the Rev. Melvin Boone of Palacios; a special niece, Gloria Carter of Markham; two grandsons and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Pallbearers will be Darryl Boone, Bennie Boone, Ray Boone, Leroy Boone, Michael Boone and Tim Abbott. Honrary pallbearers will be Samuel Brown Jr., James Boone, Levi Boone, John Harrison, Cedo Sardinea, Lloyd Carter, Ray Dillon, Willie Boone and the Rev. Melvin Boone.

Green’s Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.

The Daily Tribune, August 1992

 


 


 

Willie Lee Boone, Sr.

Funeral services for Willie Lee Boone Sr., 72, of Bay City will be held 1 p. m. Monday at Mother Zion Baptist Church with the Rev. K. J. Griggs officiating. Burial will be at Markham Cemetery in Markham. Visitation will be until 9 p. m. Sunday at Duncan-Roberts Funeral Home in Bay City.

Mr. Boone was born Aug. 11, 1920 in El Maton to Levi and Irene Harris Boone and he died March 25, 1993 at Matagorda General Hospital.

He was a member of the Baptist Church.

Survivors include a devoted friend, Carrie Frierson of Bay City; four sons, Willie Lee Jr. of Bay City, Herman of Palacios, Ronnie of Victoria and Matt Earl of Inglewood, Calif.; three sisters, Emily Mae Williams and Annie Mae Boone of Markham and Martha Lee Tillman of Galveston; two brothers, Levi Boone Jr. of Hempstead and James Lee Boone of Galveston; two aunts, Martha B. Johnson of Bay City and Louella Boone of Palacios; one uncle, the Rev. M. L. Boone of Palacios; 13 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Verlee and Geneva Boone; and one brother, Sam Temple Sr.

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

The Daily Tribune, March 1993

 


Lottie Bowlegs

Funeral services for Lottie Bowlegs, 72, of Markham will be held 2 p. m. Wednesday in Mt. Zion Pentecostal Holiness Church in Markham with the Rev. Eddie Fray officiating. Burial will be in Markham Cemetery.

Visitation will be until 9 p. m. Tuesday at Duncan-Roberts Funeral Home in Bay City and from 1 to 2 p. m. Wednesday at the church in Markham.

Mrs. Bowlegs was born March 30, 1921 in Hallettsville to William and Rose Grandare and died Aug. 6, 1993 at Leisure Lodge Nursing Home in Palacios.

Survivors include the following: three daughters, Adell Young of Houston; Dorothy Edwards of Markham and Elzara Woodberry of Bay City; six sons, Alfred Blackmon of Sweeny; Willie and Gary Woodberry of San Angelo; Joseph Johnson of Dallas; J. W. Jones of Sacramento, Calif. and Henry Bankhead of Huntsville; two sisters, Viola Robinson and Cecelia Taylor of Pecos.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Rose Grandare, a son, James Hall and her husband, Robert Bowlegs.

Pallbearers will be Thomas Baugh, Alfred Blackmon Jr., Terry Blackmon, William Blackmon, Carlos Johnson and Joseph Johnson.

Honorary pallbearers will be Alfred Blackmon, Prince Edwards Jr., John Foley Jr., Robert Hill Jr., Calvin Johnson, Gary Woodberry and Willie Woodberry.

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

The Daily Tribune, August, 1993
 



Theresa E. Brazil

 

Theresa Brazil

Funeral services will be held for Mrs. Theresa Brazil, 53, of Markham, 1 p. m. Saturday at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church in Markham.

Brazil died October 5, 1981 at John Sealy Hospital in Galveston.

Officiating at the services will be the Rev. Rudolph Martin.

She is survived by husband, Lloyd Brazil of Markham; son, Albert Foss of Houston; foster son, Darvin Barnes of Markham; mother, Mrs. Rita Robinson of Houston; step-father, Joe Robinson; sister, Cleola Townsend of Brazoria.

Visitation hours are from 3 to 9 p. m. at Duncan-Roberts Funeral Home Chapel.

Burial will follow services at Markham Cemetery.

Active pallbearers include Ned Brooks Jr., Nelson Sardinea, Harlan Hadden, Cedo Sardinea Jr., Bobbie Joe Flagg and Cleve Jones.

Duncan-Roberts Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

The Daily Tribune, October 8, 1981
 


Hannah Brooks


Funeral services for Hannah Mae Brooks, 69, of Bay City will be held 2 p. m. Saturday at Jesus Free Will Holy Temple Church, Bay City, with Bishop J. Johnson officiating. Burial to follow at Markham Cemetery.

Visitation will be until 9 p. m. today at Duncan-Roberts Funeral Home and from 1 to 2 p. m. Saturday at the church.

Mrs. Brooks was born March 18, 1924 in Wharton to James David and Odessa Ashton Smith and died July 19, 1993 at Matagorda General Hospital.

She was a member of the Pentecostal church.

Survivors include five sisters, Lucille Amboree and Helen Woods of Houston, Agnes Brown, Eva Barnes and Myrtle George, all of Markham; three brothers, Bobby Flagg of Bay City, Billy Flagg of Freeport and Jesse Flagg of Markham; two brothers-in-law Travis Amboree and Roosevelt George; three sisters-in-law, Carolyn Flagg, Carol A. Flagg and Wanda Flagg; a special friend, Sharon M. Spiller, a number of nieces, nephews and other relatives and a family of friends who knew and loved her affectionately as “Mother Brooks.”

Pallbearers include Freddie Ray Brazil, Herbert Fields, Robert Green, Henry Green Jr., Michael Hurst, Dwight Sanford, Robert Stafford and Victor Stanford.

Honorary pallbearers include Travis Amboree, Willis Barnes, Frank Brown Jr., Billy Flagg, Bobby Flagg, Jesse Flagg, Roosevelt George, Jesus Temple Deaconess Board, Missionary Board and the Sanctuary Choir.

Arrangements are with Duncan-Roberts Funeral Home, Bay City

The Daily Tribune, July 1993
 


Lillie Brooks


Funeral services for Mrs. Lillie Allen Brooks, age 77, of Markham, will be held Saturday, April 5, 1997, at 2 p. m., at the Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church in Markham, with Rev. James Ashton, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow at the Markham Community Cemetery in Markham.

Visitation will be Friday until 9 p. m. in the chapel of Duncan-Roberts Funeral Home, and Saturday from 1 to 2 p. m. at the church.

She was born in Bay City, Thursday, Nov. 6, 1919, to William Allen and Georgia Clay Allen, and passed away Monday, March 31, 1997, at Matagorda General Hospital in Bay City.

She was a member of Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church in Markham, where she served in several capacities. Her fraternal affiliations included memberships with the Progressive Order of Pilgrims and the Easter Star.

Survivors include a son, Ned Brooks, Jr., three daughters-in-law; seven grandchildren. Also one sister, Mrs. Rebecca Robinson of Bailey’s Prairie, and one brother, Major Allen of LaMarque. She also leaves two sisters-in-law, Mrs. Nancy Christopher of San Antonio, and Mrs. Alma Robinson of Bay City; as well as a host of nieces and nephews, other relatives and a family of friends which include Ms. Lola Bonner.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ned Brooks, Sr., one son, Maxwell Wright, four sisters and one brother.

Serving as active pallbearers will be the Brotherhood of Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church, as well as Derrick Franklin, U. L. Bivens and Henry Green, Jr.

Honorary pallbearers will include Ned Brooks, Jr., Ned Brooks, III, the Rev. Leonard Brooks, Major Allen, M. K. Robinson, Timothy Young, Sr. and Maxwell Wright, Jr.

Arrangements with Duncan-Roberts Funeral Home in Bay City.

The Daily Tribune, April 1997
 

MARKHAM - Agnes Brown, 71, of Markham, died Tuesday, March 29, 2005.

She was born Feb. 14, 1934, in Midfield, to the late Clay and Odessa Ashton Brazil.

Survivors: daughters, Charlene Smith of Houston and Kassandra Ellison of Dallas; son, Frank Brown Jr. of Markham; sisters, Eva Barnes and Myrtle George, both of Markham; brothers, Jesse Flagg of Markham, Bobby Flagg of El Campo, Billy Flagg of Lake Jackson, and Alfred Blackmon of Van Vleck; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

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

Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church, the Rev. James Ashton Jr. officiating.

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

The Victoria Advocate, Friday, April 1st, 2005

 

Funeral services for Delphina Sardinea Brown, 84, of Houston, Texas will be held Wednesday, January 30, 2002 at 11 a.m. at the Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church in Markham, Texas with the Rev. James C. Ashton, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow at Pilgrim Rest Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday, January 29, 2002 from 12 noon, until 8 p.m. Family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. She was born to the union of John Sardinea and Mary McCall in Allenhurst, Texas. She passed away Wednesday, January 16, 2002 at Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital in Houston, Texas. She leaves her memories to nieces, Ora Sardinea Fields and Archie of Galveston, Sharon Sardinea Kuykendall and A. C. of Houston, Pamela Field Jefferson and Edward of Pearland, Texas, Ednika Williams of Houston; nephews, Andrew Sardinea, Sr and Gertrudeof Houston, Lonnie Sardinea, Jr. of Bay City and Cedo Sardinea and Willie Mae and Nelson Sardinea of Markham and a host of other nieces and nephews, relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by six brothers, Cedo Sardinea, Sr., Amelio Sardinea, Levo Sardinea, William Miller, Charlie Williams, and Rouge Burnett and three sisters, Everline Sardinea Toussant, Lonnie Stephens and Sarah Allen.

Active pallbearers include Lonnie Sardinea, Cedo Sardinea, III, Tydarryl Sardinea, Michael Sardinea Fields, Andrew Sardinea, Jr. and Barrnette Sardinea. Honorary pallbearers include Cedo Sardinea, Jr., MaKendrick Edison, Edward Jefferson, Jr., Roosevelt Edison, Jr., Archie Fields, Jr., Andrew Sardinea Sr., and Nelson Sardinea.

Green's Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements. A00011A2002JA23

THE DAILY TRIBUNE, January 2002
 


Floyd Brown

Funeral rites for Floyd Brown, 18, were held at 10 a. m. Friday from Duncan Funeral Home, with burial in Markham. Survivors include the father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Brown, two sisters, Emmie Marie, Tommie Mae; four brothers, Lloyd, Louis Jim, Ranson and James Irvin, who is serving with the U. S. Navy. All others are local residents.

The Daily Tribune, June 21, 1963
 


 

Frank Brown, Sr.

Funeral services for Frank Brown Sr., 56, of Markham will be held 2 p. m. Saturday at Mount Zion Church of God in Christ, Markham, with the Rev. Henry Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Markham Cemetery.

The family will receive friends until 9 p. m. today at Duncan-Roberts Funeral Home.

Mr. Brown was born Jan. 25, 1933, in Wharton to Fred and Mary Skaggs Brown Sr. and died Jan. 2, 1990, at Matagorda General Hospital, Bay City.

He was a member of Church of God in Christ and was a veteran of the Korean conflict.

Survivors include his wife, Joyce Brown of Markham; six children, Anthony , Frank Jr., Carl, Chris, Gail Elaine and Mary Lucinda; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Brown Sr. of Markham; three sisters, Mable Fisher of Markham, Annie Jean Williams and Betty Liner of Houston; five brothers, Fred Brown Jr. and Curtis Brown of Bay City, the Rev. Henry Brown of Minneapolis, Minn., John Gary Brown of Stockton, Calif., and Albert Brown of Houston; and two grandchildren.

Pallbearers are Leonard Fisher, Calvin Williams, Jessie Stredic, Chris Grice, Frank Brown Jr. and Anthony Ray Brown.

Honorary pallbearers are Fred Brown Sr., Nelson Williams, Leon Liner Sr., Albert Brown, Willie Fisher, John G. Brown and Curtis L. Brown.

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

The Daily Tribune, January 1990

 


Joseph Anthony Brown

Funeral services for Joseph Anthony Brown, 18, of Markham, are scheduled for 11 a. m. Friday at Mt. Zion Pentecostal Holiness Church in Markham with Elders Henry Brown and Fred Jones officiating. Burial will follow at Markham Cemetery.

Visitation will be Thursday until 9 p. m. at the Funeral Home Chapel and 10-11 a. m. Friday at Mt. Zion Church.

Mr. Brown was born Aug. 4, 1976 in Bay City to Curtis Lee and Delia Ramos-Brown and died Sept. 4, 1994 in El Maton.

Mr. Brown was a member of Church of God in Christ. He was a senior at Tidehaven High School where he was senior running back for the Tidehaven Tigers.

Survivors include his mother, Delia Ramos Brown of Bay City; his father and step-mother, Curtis and Sandra Brown of Texas City; two sisters, Angela Marie Brown of Houston and Christina Raquel Brown of Bay City; two brothers, Curtis Brown, Jr. of Brooklyn, NY, and Allen Maurice Brooks of Bay City; maternal grandparents, Martin and Angela Rodriguez of San Antonio; six aunts, Cynthia Ramos Barr of Conyers, Georgia; Evelyn Ramos Estrada of San Antonio; Rosalinda Rodriguez Benavides of Bay City, Mable Brown Fisher of Markham, Annie Brown Williams of Houston, and Betty Brown Liner of Houston; five uncles, Martin Rodriguez, Jr. of San Antonio; Henry Brown of Minneapolis, Minn., John Brown of Stockton, CA, Albert Brown of Houston, and Fred Brown, Jr. of Bay City; two nephews, Tydrrell and Darien of Bay City; and an extended family of great aunts and uncles, cousins, other relatives and a family of friends, which include the Tidehaven Independent School District.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Fred and Mary Scaggs Brown of Markham.

Pallbearers are Marvin Lewis, Robert Brown, Artis Edwards, Jr., Kerry Joe Williams, Mark Ramirez, Derrick Collins, Jerald Davis, and Oscar Mayberry.

Honorary pallbearers are Curtis Brown, Jr., Herman Davis, Jr., Carl Grice, Victor Estrada, Chris Grice, Joey Olquin, Robert Lister, LaHumphrey Williams and the Athletic Department of Tidehaven High School.

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

The Daily Tribune, September 8, 1994
 

Joyce Brown
Feb. 2, 1949 - Jan. 2, 2010

Funeral services for Joyce Brown, 60, of Markham, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, January 9, at Mother Zion Baptist Church, Bay City, with the Rev. Murray Martin, pastor, and the Rev. Fred Jones, eulogist. Burial will follow at Markham Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home chapel.

She was born in Bay City, Texas, February 2, 1949, to J.C. Stredic and Lucinda Grice Stredic, and passed away January 2, 2010, in Houston, Texas.

Survivors include: two daughters, Mary Brown and Gayle Collins (and Ozell), all of Houston; and two sons, Christopher Grice (and Jerilyn) of Palacios, and Carl Grice of Markham. Also three sisters, Patricia Allen (and Paul) of Houston, Alice Grice and Nancy Roberson (and Lee, Jr.), all of Bay City; and two brothers, Jesse Stredic, Jr. and Roy Stredic (and Gloria), all of Bay City. Also a host of other relatives and friends.

Arrangements with Duncan-Roberts Funeral Home, Bay City, Texas (979) 245-5197.

Bay City Tribune, Published January 6, 2010
 


Kenneth W. Brown

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