MARKHAM CEMETERY PICTURES

Photos courtesy of Dale Thames
 


Gerri (Michelle) Hebert Franklin

Funeral Services for Gerri (Michelle) Hebert Franklin, 38, of Bay City, will be held at 2 p. m. on Saturday, Nov. 20, 1999 at Mt. Zion Pentecostal Holiness Church in Markham with Elder Fred Jones officiating.

Interment will follow at Markham Cemetery in Markham.

Visitation will be Friday afternoon until 9 p. m. and family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p. m. in the chapel at Green’s Mortuary.

Michelle will lie in state from 1 p. m. to 2 p. m. at Mt. Zion Pentecostal Holiness Church in Markham.

She died Nov. 17, 1999 at Matagorda General Hospital in Bay City, Tex. She was born Feb. 22, 1961 to Dolphine and Curly Austin.

She graduated from Bay City High School in 1980.

Survivors include: husband, Michael Franklin of Bay City; two daughters, Valencia Franklin and Andria Franklin of Bay City; mother, Dolphine Hebert of Bay City; one sister and brother-in-law, Devora Barefield and Robert of Bay City; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Michael and Sharon Hebert of Bay City, Dorsey Kirk Hebert and Brenda of El Campo, and Elder Duane Hebert and Rhonda of Markham; grandmother, Ezell Porter of Bay City; mother-in-law, Oja Mae Franklin of Wharton; sister-in-law, Patricia A. Bess and husband Ray of Bay City; brothers-in-law, James R. Davis of El Campo, Stephen C. Gardener of Houston, and Jerrell D. Davis of Bay City; a host of nieces, nephews and an enormous family of cousins and other relatives.

She had a family of loving friends.

She was preceded in death by her father Curly Austin.

Active pallbearers will include: Elder Jesse Williams, Elder Anthony P. Wade, Deacon Malcom Burton, Deacon Jessie Davis, Elder Lerome Dixon, Deacon Marvin Lewis, Deacon Kenneth Jones, and Terry Bass.

Honorary pallbearers will include: Michael Hebert, Dorsey Kirk Hebert, Ray A. Bass, Jerrall Davis, J. J. Davis, John and Marks Sr., Septimus Joseph, Elder Duane Hebert, Robert Barfield, Patrick Hosay, James Davis, Troy Davis, and Deacon Archie McDaniels.

Arrangements are with Green’s Mortuary of Bay City.

The Daily Tribune, November 19, 1999
 


Johnnie Franklin


Johnnie Franklin

Funeral services for Johnnie Franklin, 66, of Markham, will be held 12:30 p. m. at Mount Zion Pentecostal Holiness Church in Markham with Elder Fred Jones officiating. Burial will be at Markham Cemetery, Markham. Visitation will be until 9 p. m. today at Duncan-Roberts Funeral Home.

Mr. Franklin was born July 9, 1926 in Danevang to Alonzo Franklin and Lula Gibson-Franklin and died May 1, 1993 at Matagorda General Hospital.

He was a resident of Markham and a World War II veteran of the U. S. Army.

Survivors include his wife, Ojia Franklin of Markham; two daughters and sons-in-law, Patricia and Ray Bess Jr. of Markham and Rhonda and Duane Hebert of Markham; three sons and two daughters-in-law, Michael and Gerri Franklin of Markham, James and Jerrell Davis of Markham and Steven Gardner of Markham; seven grandchildren and host of nieces and nephews.

Mr. Franklin was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alonzo Franklin; a previous wife, Mollie Clay Franklin, in 1972; and two brothers, Lawrence Franklin and Roy Franklin.

Pallbearers will be Larome Dixon, Kenneth Jones, Kenneth W. F. Jones, Cedo Sardinea Jr., Chester Lewis, Leonard Fisher and Bennie Spencer. Honorary pallbearers are Michael V. Franklin, Craig Gardner, Duane Hebert, Jerrell Davis Jr., Ray Bess Jr. and James Davis.

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

The Daily Tribune, May 1993
 


Irene Green

 


Doretha Hester

 

Doretha “Peter” Hester

Funeral services are pending for Doretha “Peter” Hester, 47, of Houston.

Ms. Hester was born Aug. 10, 1946, in Markham and died April 19, 1995 in Ben Taub Hospital in Houston.

She was a member of Jehovah’s Witness.

She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Vickie and Oscar Townsel of Galveston; a son, Ricky Hester of Houston, her mother, Eddie Steve Dunbar of Bay City; two sisters, Eddie Marie “Bunchie” Dunbar and Mary Durgan, both of Houston; two brothers, Edgar “Mickey” Dunbar of Houston and Ricky Dunbar of Killeen; and a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Services are pending with Jackson Funeral Home of Houston.

The Daily Tribune, April 21, 1995
 


BAY CITY - Andrea Sardinea Hill, 40, of Bay City, died Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2006.

She was born Jan. 11, 1966, in Bay City, to Delores Sardinea of Bay City and Andrew Sardinea Sr. of Houston.
 
Survivors: husband, Michael Hill; stepmother, Gertrude Sardinea of Houston; daughters, Paulette Sardinea and Andrilaka Sardinea, both of Bay City; son, Kerverius Sardinea of Bay City; sisters, Linda Sardinea, Tanisha Sardinea, Patricia Sardinea, Sharon Brown, Tara Flye, and Paula Allen; brothers, Andrew Sardinea Jr., Harland Hadden, Tony Hadden, and Robert Brown; and four grandchildren.

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

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Mother Zion Baptist Church, the Revs. Murray Martin and T.L. Richardson officiating.

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

Victoria Advocate, September 29, 2006
 


Leatha Jackson

Funeral services for Leatha Williams Jackson, 50, of Bay City, will be at 12 p. m. Friday, Oct. 16 at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church in Markham, Rev. James C. Ashton, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow at Markham Cemetery.

Visitation will be Thursday until 9 p. m. in the Duncan-Roberts Funeral chapel, and from 11 a. m. to 12 p. m. Friday at the church.

Williams was born in Markham Sunday, Feb. 8, 1948 to Jessie Williams and Emily Boone Williams, and died Friday, Oct. 9 in Bay City. She graduated from Hilliard High School in Bay City.

She then attended Hick’s Beauty School in San Antonio, and then enrolled in nursing school.

Before her death, Williams was employed as an L. V. N. at Monte Siesta Nursing Home in Austin.

Williams is survived by daughter, Ramona; a foster daughter, Stephanie; godson, Jeffrey; four grandchildren, Dushawn, Kisha, Cardell, and Eddie, all of Bay City; sisters, Jessie Lee Parr, Wanda Davis (and Horace) Jeanette Williams, and Anna Williams, all of Bay City, Hester Edison (and Michael), and Rita Hines (and Morris), all of Markham; brothers, C. B. Williams (and Barbara) of Austin, Carnell Williams (and Joyce) of San Antonio, Daniel Williams, and Jeff Williams, both of Bay City, Ralph Williams, and Otto Williams (and Desiree) of Pittsburg, Calif.; aunts Martha Tillman of Galveston, Loretta Greer and Evelyn Williams, both of Houston and Amy Singletary of Van Vleck; uncles, James Lee Boone of Galveston, Levi Boone, Jr. of Markham, and U. N. Williams of Houston; great aunt, Martha Johnson of Bay City; great uncle, Rev. M. L. Boone of Palacios; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives; and a family of many friends.

Williams was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Johnnie Mae Williams and Irene Williams.

Pallbearers will be Romale Green, Bobby Flagg, Michael Edison, Freddie Williams, Horace Davis, Cedo Sardinea Jr., Morris Hines, and Andrew Sardinea.

Honorary pallbearers will be C. B. Williams, Carnell Williams, Daniel Williams, Ralph Williams, Otto Williams, and Jeffrey Williams.

Arrangements are with Duncan-Roberts Funeral Home.

The Daily Tribune, October 15, 1998
 


Moses Jackson


Moses Jones

 


Pearl Jones

Funeral services for Pearl Jones, 84, of Bay City, will be held Thursday, October 25, 2001 at 11 a.m. at Bethel Baptist Church in Bay City with the Rev. L. C. Cunningham Jr., eulogist. Burial will follow at Markham Cemetery in Markham.

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

She was born in Caney, Texas on Monday, October 17, 1917 to Matt Woolsey and Lucy Farris Woolsey. She passed away Thursday, October 18, 2001 at The Hospice, Texas Medical Center in Houston, Texas.

She was known as "Totsie" and had a kind spirit and sincere love for others.

Survivors include: four sons, Herman Woolsey and Warnell of Palacios, Willie Boone, Jr. and Sheila of Bay City, Ronnie Frater and Beverly of Victoria and Matt Williams and Michelle of Pittsburgh, Calif.; 17 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, three nieces, and one nephew, Traci, Tammie, Loraine and Vincent and a host of other relatives and friends.

Active pallbearers will be Sam Brown, Eddie Williams, Mack Brown, Freddie Williams, Clinton Wyche and Sylvester Boone.

Arrangements are with Duncan-Roberts Funeral Home. A00011A2001OT24

THE DAILY TRIBUNE, Wednesday, October 24, 2001



 


Jimmie Kuykendall

 


Michelle Kuykendall

Funeral services for Michelle Kuykendall, 23, of Markham will be held 2 p. m. Saturday at Evangelist Temple, 2922 LeTulle with the Rev. Byron Gaskin officiating. Burial will be at Markham Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6 to 9 p. m. today at Green’s Mortuary chapel.

Miss Kuykendall was born Sept. 10, 1968 in Matagorda County to Thelma and Jimmie Kuykendall and died June 16, 1992 at Methodist Hospital in Houston.

She was a member of Bible Days Revival Church.

Survivors include her mother, Thelma Kuykendall of Markham; two daughters, Kandice Lynne Kuykendall and Tiara La Sha Kuykendall of Markham; Linda Johnson of Ganado and Brenda Scarlett of Bay City and two brothers, Henry Allen of Austin and Ottis Allen of El Campo.

Pallbearers will be Timothy Hayes, Tequil Franklin, Harold Woods, L. D. Johnson, Darrell Scarlett, Douglas Johnson, Larry Johnson and Shannon Johnson.

Arrangements are with Green’s Mortuary.

The Daily Tribune, June 1992
 

Funeral services for Essie Temple Lenzy, 62, will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Evangelist Temple, Bay City. No visitation Wednesday. Arrangements are with Duncan Roberts Funeral Home (979) 245-5197.

Bay City Tribune, Published September 15, 2010
 


James Sidney Mack

Funeral services for James Sidney Mack, 72, of Markham, Texas will be held on Wednesday, September 20, 2000 at 1 p. m. at Mother Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Bay City, Texas with the Rev. A. H. Floyd officiating. Burial will follow at Markham Cemetery in Markham, Texas. Mr. Mack will lie in state at Mother Zion Missionary Baptist Church Wednesday from 12 noon until 1 p. m. Visitation will be Tuesday afternoon until 6:30 at Green’s Mortuary. Family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p. m. at the New Fellowship Tabernacle Church, 600 Matthews Street in Bay City.

On April 5, 1928, a baby boy was born to Theodore Mack and Maude Mack whom they named James Sidney Mack. He grew up in Brazoria County where he attended Public School and graduated from Abraham B. Marshall High School. He passed away September 14, 2000 at Matagorda General Hospital. He was united in Holy Matrimony on February 17, 1950 to Emma Alice Crawford, in 1951 Sidney was drafted in to the Army and was sent to Germany where he served his country for one year and nine months. After coming home from the military Sidney and his wife resided in Los Angeles. They had two children, Michael and Sandra, and also raised Emma’s sister, Alice Marie Stone Belote. He worked as a machinist at Northrop for twenty years before retiring in 1978 when Sidney decided to move his family back to Texas. For about two years Sidney and Emma opened up their own Bar-B-Que business in Markham. After the business closed he went to work for the City of Bay City and was presently working for Burns Security as a Supervisor. His father, Theodore Mack and sister Susie Higgins precedes him in death. He leaves to mourn his passing a devoted and loving wife of fifty years, Emma Alice Mack of Markham, a son, Michael James Mack of Houston; two daughters, Alice Marie Stone Belote of California, Sandra Yvette Mack Dickey, son-in-law, James Dickey; three granddaughters, Felecia Shellnut of California, Candace French and Sydney Mack of Houston; mother, Maude Mack Hawkins of Sargent; stepmother, Clara D. Mack of Magnolia, Texas; eight sisters, Addie Spiller of Bay City, Gertrude Williams of Cedar Lane, Rozell Holiday, Annie M. Woodard, Verna Lee Hawkins, Theola Allison, Theresa Alston all from Brazoria; two brothers, Phillip Mack of Bay City, Joe Alfred Mack of Brazoria; and a host of uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

The active pallbearers are to be Otis Stone, Dorsey Stone, John Stone, Timothy Higgins III, Robert Alexander, Larry Robinson, Jr., and Ron Brown. Honorary pallbearers are Michael Mack, Phillip Mack, Joe Alfred Mack, James Dickey, Jonas Brinkley and Alex Stone.
Green’s Mortuary is in charge of all the arrangements. A000112000SP19

The Daily Tribune, September 19, 2000


Levie Martin

BAY CITY - Gene Moore, 67, of Bay City, died Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2004.

He was born Aug. 22, 1936, in Markham, to the late Arthur Moore and Vella Harrison Morgan.

Survivors: daughter, Rica Bree of Cedar Lane; sisters, Mary Lee Roberts of Houston, and Eddie Steve Dunbar and Bobbie Eaton, both of Bay City; brothers, Gifford Morgan and Willie Courtney, both of Houston, Eugene Moore of Wharton, and Theodore Medina of Bay City; and one granddaughter.

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 Revs. James Ashton Jr. and A. J. Kemper Sr. officiating.

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

The Victoria Advocate, Friday, February 27, 2004
 

MORGAN, Eddie, age 13, died as a result of an auto-pedestrian accident on Saturday night. Funeral services will be held 2 p. m. Tuesday at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church, Markham, Texas with Rev. H. T. Alridge officiating. Morgan, a resident of Markham lived with his aunt, Mrs. Eddie Steve Dunbar. He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Eaton of Bay City. Six sisters, Delorian and Martha Morgan of Houston, Brenda, Debra, Linda and Shawn Eaton of Bay City. Five brothers, Leo Eaton of El Campo, Kenneth, Darrel, Leonard and Boyd all of Bay City. Grandmother, Mrs. Everlina Eaton also of Bay City; Burial will be in Pilgrim Rest Cemetery, Markham, Texas. Duncan Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

The Daily Tribune, February 16, 1970
 


Dorothy Parks

 

Dorothy Parks

Funeral services for Dorothy Parks. 64, of Bay City will be held 1 p. m. Saturday at Ebenezer Baptist Church with the Rev. L. V. Harvey officiating. Burial will follow at Markham Cemetery in Markham.

Visitation hours are until 9 p. m. today at the Duncan-Roberts Funeral Home preceded by a wake to be held from 8 to 9 p. m.

Mrs. Parks was born Jan. 17, 1926, to Jasper and Arthalee Harrison Walker in Markham and died Dec. 26, 1990, at Matagorda General Hospital.

She was a member of the Baptist church.

Survivors include her mother-in-law, Edna Thomas of Bay City; a step-daughter, Anita Fisher of Bay City; a goddaughter, Rachell Eaton of Bay City and a host of other relatives and friends.

Pallbearers are Willie Boone Jr., Lugene Bryant, Edgar Dunbar, Robert Earl Rollins, A. C. Tellerson and C. B. Williams.

Honorary pallbearers are Willie Boone Sr., Charles Courtney, Eugene Moore, Gene Moore, Cleriona Morgan and Gifford Morgan.

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

The Daily Tribune, December 1990
 

Funeral services for Jessie Lee Parr, 70, of Bay City, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, November 7, 2009 at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church, Markham, Texas, with the Rev. J.C. Ashton, Jr., eulogist.

Burial will follow at Markham Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3 until 8 p.m. Friday at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church.

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

Bay City Tribune, Published November 4, 2009
 


Kenneth Ray Parr
Jan. 16, 1980 – Aug. 15, 2007

Kenneth Ray Parr, 27, of Bay City died August 15, 2007 in Huntsville, Texas.

He was born January 16, 1980 in Bay City, Texas.

His father, Eddie Ray Parr, Sr, preceded him in death.

He is survived by: mother, Mary Colonge; sisters, Joyce Marie, Charlotte and Carol Lynn of Houston, Shirley and Kim of Bay City; brothers, Eddie Parr, Jr., Joe Williams, Michael Jimenez and Tim Davis of Bay City and Charles Parr, of Markham.

Funeral services was at 1 p.m. Friday, August 17, 2007 at the Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church in Markham with the Rev. R. Taylor, III officiating. Internment will follow at Markham Community Cemetery, Markham, Texas.

Visitation was from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Friday at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church.

Bay City Tribune, Published August 19, 2007
 


Ida Mae Pleasant

Mrs. Ida Mae Pleasant, 56, of Box 91 Markham, Texas died in Ben Taub Hospital in Houston on Monday, Nov. 8. She was born on Aug. 1, 1920 in Fayette County, daughter of the late Ned White and Florence Cones. She is survived by her son George Dently of Houston; her granddaughter, Toni Dently; one foster son, Otto Williams; two step daughters and four step sons; four sisters, Mrs. Lottie M. Coleman of Rosenberg, Mrs. Sally S. Lewis of Bay City, Mrs. Meddie M. Scott and Mrs. Modie M. Giles of Columbus; one brother, George Woodridge of San Diego, California; one aunt, Mrs. Lottie M. Dunn of Houston. The funeral will be held in the Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church, Markham, Saturday, Nov. 13, at 2:30 p. m. The Reverend A. L. Lewis will be officiating. The burial will follow in Markham Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are through Duncan Roberts Funeral Home.

The Daily Tribune, November 12, 1976
 

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