Matagorda County Obituaries
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HOUSTON - Brian Jackson, 32, of Houston, formerly Palacios, passed away May 21, 2011. He was born Nov. 28, 1978 in Houston to Shan Jackson and Cynthia Tanner Quinn. Brian was a core analyst for Corelab Industries and was a member of the Church of Christ.

Brian is survived by his wife, Julie Jackson of Houston; daughter, Madeline Jackson of Houston; father, Shan Jackson and wife, Linda, of Palacios; mother, Cynthia Quinn and husband, David, of Port Lavaca; grandmother, Maurine Jackson of Port Lavaca; sister, Casey Malone and husband, Ben, of Blessing; brother, Bo Jackson of Port Lavaca; and nephews, Jacob and Caleb Malone of Blessing.

Brian was preceded in death by his brother, Andy Jackson; and his grandparents, Woodie Jackson and Travis and Ethel Tanner.

A time of visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25, 2011, at the Richardson-Colonial Funeral Home in Port Lavaca.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 26, 2011 at the Port Lavaca Church of Christ, with Mr. Wayne DeDear officiating.

Burial will follow at Greenlawn Gardens Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Port Lavaca Church of Christ at P.O. Box 235, Port Lavaca, TX 77979.

Published in Victoria Advocate on May 25, 2011
 

MARKHAM - Doris "Dot" E. Shumaker Jackson was born January 4, 1922 in Oklahoma City, OK to the late James F. Huskey and Mary Ethel Easley Huskey. Dot departed this world April 2, 2011. She was a loving wife and mother, a devoted Christian and a member of First Baptist Church in Markham.

Survivors include husband Claude Monard Jackson; children Samuel Ray Jackson of Richmond, Timothy E. Jackson (Terry) of Markham, Denise Jackson Peters of Needville, Terry Lou (Robert) Shumaker Mikeska of Virginia Beach, VA, Cherri Shumaker Myska of Rosenberg, David E. (Helen) Shumaker of College Station, M. Jay Shumaker of Rosenberg and Kent Allen (Terry) Shumaker of Montgomery, TX; sister Kathryn (Si) Grider of Arthur City, TX; fourteen grandchildren, fifteen great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

Preceded in death by her first husband Captain David M. Shumaker, sister Velora Deason and brother Eugene Huskey.

Funeral service will be 2 PM Saturday, April 9, 2011 at the First Baptist Church in Markham. Graveside services will be 2:30 PM Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio, TX. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or the charity of your choice. Online condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.taylorbros.net. Arrangements are with Taylor Bros. Funeral Home in Bay City. 979-245-4613.

Published in Victoria Advocate on April 5, 2011
 


Margaret Jackson
Jan. 1, 1923 – Dec. 9, 2011
 
Funeral services for Margaret Jackson, 88, of Bay City, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, December 17, 2011, at Jesus Freewill holy Temple, Bay City, where Bishop Michael Hurst is pastor, and the Rev. L. V. Harvey, eulogist. Burial will follow at Eastview Cemetery.

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

She was born in Center, Texas, January 1, 1923, to Enoch Casey, Sr. and Lucy Johnson Casey and passed away December 9, 2011 in Bay City.

Survivors include: two daughters, Margie Dale and Rebecca James and one son Richard Jackson, Jr., all of Bay City. Also two sisters, Hazel Johnson of Bay City and Nettie Garner of Center and one brother, Preston Casey of Bay City; also a host of grandchildren, great and great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Condolences may be shared with the family online at Duncan-roberts@att.net or by fax, 979-245-1537.

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

Bay City Tribune, Wednesday, December 14, 2011      Photo courtesy of Tresmond Scott
 



 
Mayme Lee Jackson

Roselawn Memorial Park

Photo courtesy of Faye Cunningham

Pamela Jane Wright Jackson, 35 of Bay City died April 28, 2003 at Matagorda General Hospital. She was born July 24, 1967 in Dallas, Texas to Billy Mark and Jeanie Cochran Wright. She had been a resident of Bay City since 1998, and was a member of the Matthews Street Church of Christ. She, along with her husband owned and operated Jackson Machinist and Wrecker Service.

Survivors include her husband Calvin “Buster” Jackson of Bay City; daughter, Heather Dawn Jackson; and son, Chris Jackson both of Bay City; mother, Jeanie Wright of Hawley, Texas; sisters, Vivian Romero of Hawley, Texas and Kim Jimenez of Anson, Texas; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Stonewall and Naomi Jackson of Edna.

She was preceded in death by her father Bill Mark Wright

Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Friday, May 2, 2003, at Taylor Bros. Funeral Home with the Rev. Jeffery Fenwick and Bro. Mike Gibson officiating. Interment will follow at Cedarvale Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Stan Leissner, Clayton Irwin, Rick DeLeon, Dave Pevey, Fernando Romero and Robert Jimenez. Honorary pallbearers will be Robert D. Andrews, Edward and David Jackson, Nicholas and Steven Romero, Tyler Jimenez, and members of the Matagorda Co. Sheriffs Department.

Memorials may be made to the Pam Jackson Memorial Fund, % Prosperity Bank, 1600 7th St., Bay City, Texas.

Arrangements are with Taylor Bros. Funeral Home. A00014D2003AR30

The Bay City Tribune, Wednesday, April 30, 2003
 

Robert H. Jackson, Jr.

Roselawn Memorial Park

Photo courtesy of Faye Cunningham

   

PLEDGER - Funeral services for Roy Lee Jackson of Pledger, will be 11 a.m. Saturday, June 4, 2011, at Union Missionary Baptist Church, Pledger, with Rev. Russell Pointer officiating. Burial will follow immediately after services at Union Baptist Cemetery.

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Friday, June 3, 2011 in the chapel of Green's Mortuary. There will be viewing at the church from 10-11 a.m. on Saturday, June 4, 2011. There will be no viewing afterward.

Final arrangements entrusted to Green's Mortuary, 2702 Ave C, Bay City, 979-245-3489.

Published in Victoria Advocate on June 2, 2011



 
Linda W. Jahnsen

Roselawn Memorial Park

Photo courtesy of Faye Cunningham


JERRY PAUL JAMES, SR.


CLUTE - Funeral Services for Jerry Paul James, Sr., 64, of Clute, Texas will be Saturday, January 21, 2012, 11:00 a.m., at St. John Missionary Baptist Church in Van Vleck, Texas, Pastor Ruben Newell, officiating.

Burial will follow immediately after services at St. Mark Cemetery in Bell Bottom, Texas.

Final arrangements are entrusted to Green's Mortuary 979-245-3489.

Published in Victoria Advocate on January 21, 2012
 



 
Mittie Lou James

W. Henry James

Cedarvale Cemetery

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Otto H. Janssen Jr.
(March 23, 1927 - December 20, 2011)
 

Otto H. Janssen Jr., 84, of Bay City died peacefully at home after almost a year of failing health on Tuesday, December 20, 2011. He was born March 23,1927 in Bonus, Wharton County Texas to the late Otto H. Janssen Sr. & Paula Krueger Janssen. Otto was a long time resident of Matagorda County, and owned & operated many businesses in the years he had lived.

He is survived by his wife: Gail Crocker Janssen; son: Otto H. (Rocky) Janssen III; 2 sisters-in-law: Laura Harvey Janssen and Ellen Crocker Lewis; nieces & nephews: Paula Janssen Hendrick, Claude & Linda Janssen Hudson, Simon & Sandra Janssen Zalman, Mike & Karen Janssen Talasek, Charles & Gail Janssen Bass, David Janssen, Lynn Robinson Wood, Brent & Laura Robinson Woychesin, Sidney Ellen Lewis, and Jim & Melissa Lewis Mathis; and associates & extended family: Ernest & Betty Schluter, Carl & Carolyn Schluter, Haskell Simon, Russell & Peggy Cram, Earl Leeton, Thomas & Betty Orsak, Beverly & Devon Creager, Lee & Caroline Vaughan, James M. & Judy Allen, Terrence & Emma Allen, Richard & Nancy Knapik, John & Jennifer Runnells III, G. W. Franzen & Ida Mae Franzen, Mark & Ellen Dodd, Mike & Marilyn Barta, Sam & Gloria Trevino, Margie Dale, Bill & Sarah Hilton, Lula Hinton, C. V. & Mary McKelvy, Ernie & Gracie Cantu, George & Pam Morte, Elaine Cox, George & Mary Anna Deshotels, Billy & Debbie Johnson, and Gene & Emily Cervenka.

The family will receive visitors from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM Thursday, December 22, 2011 at Taylor Bros. Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held 2:00 PM Friday, December 23, 2011 at Taylor Bros. Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Hawley Cemetery in Blessing. Pallbearers will be: Larry Avants, Charles Bass, Russell Cram, Matthew Dodd, Travis Dodd, Cary Orsak, Paul Sliva, and Jim Walters. Honorary Pallbearers will be: Haskell L. Simon, John Runnells III, Tommy Orsak, G. W. Franzen, Lee Vaughan, James M. Allen, Richard Knapik, Billy Mann, Devon Creager, and Earl Leeton. Donations may be made to Shriners Hospital, 815 Market St., Galveston, TX 77550; 100 Club Inc., 1233 West Loop # 1250, Houston, TX 77027; or P. H. Parker VFW Post 2438, P. O. Box 269, Bay City, TX 77404-0269.

The family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to Suzy Thompson, the Bay City Police Department, Chief Barker and Susanne Sullivan; EMS; Dr. Joseph N. Cannon and his staff, Dr. Andrew M. Sher and the staff and nurses of Matagorda Regional Medical Center, Dr. David Ott, Dr. Kapur, Dr. Antoine Younis, and the staff and nurses of St. Luke’s Medical Center; and care nurses: Ernestine Sardinea, Niecy Roberts, Olivia Green, Edna Hadden, Rebecca Martin, Melba Edison, Courtney Roberts, and others.

www.taylorbros.net
 

Carlos Jaramillo, 40, of Bay City, died March 29, 2001 at Gulf Coast Medical Center in Wharton. He was born on December 4, 1960 in Alice, Texas to Oscar and Lorrine Garcia Jaramillo, Sr. Carlos was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, a lifelong resident of Bay City and a machine operator for Jim's Manufacturing in Wharton.

Survivors include: wife, Janie Garza Jaramillo of Bay City; parents, Oscar and Lorrine Jaramillo, Sr. of Bay City; daughters, Melissa Ann and Sara Beth Jaramillo of Bay City; a son, Carlos Jaramillo, Jr. of Bay City; sisters, Sylvia Jaramillo of Angleton and Virginia Cruz of El Campo; brothers, Oscar Jr., Hector, Joe, Noe, and David Jaramillo all of Bay City and Leroy Jaramillo of Brazoria.

Rosary will be 6 p.m. Sunday, April 1, 2001 at Taylor Bros. Funeral Home and the Funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with Rev. Edward Boren officiating. Interment will follow at Cedarvale Cemetery. Pallbearers are to be Anselmo Garza, David Jaramillo, Jr., Rafael Garza, III,Gilbert Garza, Moses Garcia and Marcus Gonzales.

Arrangements are with Taylor Bros. Funeral Home.

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The Daily Tribune, Sunday, April, 01, 2001
 

 VICTORIA - Mildred Cunningham Jarvis, 85, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Wednesday, May 4, 2011 after a short illness.

She is survived by her sister, Janice Harvey; sons, Robert and Charles; daughter, Robin Mokry; grandchildren, Michelle Mokry Bakewell and Matthew Mokry; and great-granddaughter, Liesel Mokry.

Mildred grew up in Palacios, where she loved dancing with the soldiers at the USO. She then joined the Corps of Nurses at the end of WWII. While she was working as a registered nurse at a hospital in Wharton, she was introduced to William Jarvis, a pastoral student working as a teacher in Kingsville, who was not given to dancing. They soon married and served the Lord together at Presbyterian Pan American School in Kingsville and several church communities in northeast and south Texas. After pastoring the First Presbyterian Churches in Falfurrias and Premont for 15 years, her husband retired from the ministry, and they moved to Victoria, where Mildred continued to work at Devereux Foundation until her retirement. She was a volunteer at Citizens Hospital in Victoria until she moved to Memphis for a time with her daughter and participated in the marriages of her grandchildren and the birth of her great granddaughter. Recently she and her son, Charles, moved back to Austin.

Mildred loved her God, family, nursing career and music. She loved working at the church as an officer and with the women of the church and participating in the church voice and bell choirs. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

The family will receive friends on Monday, May 9, 2011 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Colonial Funeral Home.

A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at 10 a.m. at Memory Gardens Cemetery. The memorial service will follow at 11 a.m. at Grace Presbyterian Church, the Rev. Dan Fultz officiating.

Memorial donations may be made to Grace Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund.

Words of comfort may be shared with the family at colonialfuneralhomevictoria.com.

Published in Victoria Advocate on May 8, 2011


O. D. Jefferson

Funeral services for O. D. Jefferson, 60, of Houston, will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, November 12, 2011, at New Jerusalem Baptist Church, in Freeport, Texas, Dr. Sandy White, officiating.

Burial will follow immediately after services at Eastview Cemetery in Bay City, Texas.

Viewing will from 5 until 8 p.m. Friday, November 11, 2011 at New Jerusalem Baptist Church.

Final arrangements are entrusted with Green’s Mortuary 979-245-3489.

Condolences may be sent to greensmortuary@sbcglobal.net.

Bay City Tribune, Wednesday, November 9, 2011

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LaVerne Jennings-Byars, 93, passed away April 1, 2011 at her home in New Caney, Tx. with her family by her side following a stroke

She was born April 11, 1917, in Pearl, Tx. to Johnny Dumas and wife Zelma Fowler-Dumas.

Mrs. Byars spent much of her time outdoors with her plants and flowers.Her interests included family, pets, gardening, sewing and reading.

She is survived by a brother, Johnny Dumas and wife Virginia, sister-in-law Margaret Dumas; sons Willard Jennings and wife Tina, and Chuck Jennings; daughters Peggy Barker and husband Bobby, and Karen Walleck; son-in-law John Jones; several nieces, nephews, many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and also by many friends including Millie Hartman of Palacios.

She was preceded in death by brothers, Ed Dumas and Dalton Dumas; sister Cleda Lewis; and daughter Sherry Jones.
 

Flora Bell (FLO) Jesse, 74, a resident of Bay City, passed away at Baptist Memorial August 11. Survivors include: 4 sisters, Mrs. Hattie Taylor and Mrs. Clota McDoniel of San Saba,Texas, Mrs. Mattie Edwards of San Antonio and Mrs. Irene Moore of Dickinson; 2 nieces and 7 nephews. Mrs. Jesse was a retired registered nurse, a member of the First Pentecostal Church, and had lived in Bay City for 24 years. Funeral services were held Sunday, August 13, at the First Pentecostal Church in Bay City with Rev. M. L. Cole and Rev. H. D. Fleetwood officiating. Interment was at Cedarvale cemetery . Pallbearers were: B. C. McDoniel, James Owen, Bob Owen, Gene Owen, Leland Yarbrough, and Wade Ashcraft. Honorary pallbearers were: Roy Owen, Dr. Charles Shoultz, Dr. Mark Poole, Dr. James Cowart, J.W. Ingram, George Callaway, Fred Hobbensiefken, Wyatt Ashcraft, Ernest Cotton, Ashley Etie, and board members of First Pentecostal Church J. W. Starks, G. A. Smith and E. H. Sherry. Taylor Brothers Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

The Daily Tribune, August 12, 1972
 

BAY CITY - Helen Holmes Johnson, 95, of Bay City, will be Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011, at 11 a.m., at Tyree Chapel AME Church with Elder Coulter. Burial will follow immediately after the services at Paradise Cemetery in Brazoria.

Viewing will be Friday, Jan. 14, 2011, from 4-8 p.m. in the chapel.

Final arrangements are entrusted with Green's Mortuary, 979-245-3489.

Published in Victoria Advocate on January 13, 2011
 

Jessie Mae Sonnenberg Johnson, beloved wife and mother passed away July 29, 2003 at the Avalon Personal Care Home in Houston. She was born August 17, 1927 in Columbus, Texas to the late Otto and Jessie Mae Schroeder Sonnenberg.

Jessie worked for Southwestern Bell Telephone Company beginning in the early 1950’s as a switchboard operator, and retired from the business office at the age of 55 in 1982. She then went on to work for the Bay City ISD in the office at McAllister Jr. High school for 17 years, retiring in May 2000. Jessie was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Bay City, and taught Sunday School for the 3-4 year old class from 1964 to 2000. She was a Girl Scout as a young girl, and went on to be troop leader for her daughter, and then continued her Girl Scout “career” as a co-leader throughout her adult life.

Mrs. Johnson loved music. She played trombone in college and later in the community band. She was an oil-paint artist, and won several awards for her work in amateur shows. Jessie’s latest hobby was doll collecting. Her collection today numbers in the 100’s and she was a member of the BeBe Doll Club of Bay City.

Survivors include: daughter and son-in-law, Becky Shane and Tom Lyons; granddaughter, Stefani Schayne Lyons all of Fulshear; sisters-in-law, Mildred Johnson Mengerelli of LaPorte, Texas, Kay Johnson Poe of Houston, and Beth Sonnenberg of Odessa, Texas; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband Harold Barton Johnson in 1988 and by her son Jeffrey Barton Johnson in 1978.

Funeral service was held 4 p.m., Friday, August 1, 2003, at the First United Methodist Church with the Reverends Kay Johnson and Kevin Young officiating. Interment followed at Cedarvale Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Gary and Allen Green, Ray and Billy Pawlosky, Steve Harrison, and Stacy Schwartz.

Memorials may be made to the Fulshear First United Methodist Church. P.O. Box 100, Fulshear, Texas 77441 or the Alzheimers Association, 11251 Northwest Freeway, Houston, Texas 77092.

Arrangements were with Taylor Bros. Funeral Home. A00014D2003AG03

The Bay City Tribune, Sunday, August 3, 2003
 

Nellie Jane Johnson, 75, of Bay City died June 26, 2002 at Matagorda General Hospital in Bay City. She was born February 25, 1927 in Crockett, TX to the late Julius and Mattie Rhoden Ratcliff. Mrs Johnson was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and a resident of Bay City for the past 25 years.

Survivors include: two daughters and a son-in-law, Linda Atkinson of Conroe and Judy and Mike Burrow of Portland, TX; son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Diane McCarty of Bay City; seven grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband Fred Johnson; sisters, Pauline Riley, Pearl Haufecker and Nettie Ratcliff; and brothers, Lester and Willie Ratcliff.

Funeral service was at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 29, 2002 at Taylor Bros. Funeral Home, conducted by Dr. Joe Cannon. Interment followed at Cedarvale Cemetery.

Arrangements were with Taylor Bros. Funeral Home. A00014B2002JN30

The Bay City Tribune, Sunday, June 30, 2002
 

Services will be held for Mrs. Roxie Bell Johnson, 91, of Bay City, 2 p.m. Tuesday at the First Baptist Church.

Officiating at the services will be Dr. W. D. Baker of the First Baptist Church.

Johnson died June 27, 1982 at Matagorda General Hospital.

Survivors include sons, Ramon and Earl Johnson of Bay City; Mac Johnson of Houston; daughter, Allie Mae Lane of Bay City; brother, Oscar Neel of Austin; daughters-in-law, Myrtle Johnson and Wynelle Johnson of Bay City, Addie Lou Johnson of Houston; 12 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great grandchildren.

Johnson was a resident of Bay City for 64 years and a member of the First Baptist Church.

Burial will follow services at Cedarvale Cemetery.

Grandsons will serve as pallbearers, Charles Stone, Kyle Johnson, Carl Johnson, Robert Johnson, Phillip Johnson and Alvin "Smitty" Johnson.

Services under the direction of Dick R. Elkins Bay City Funeral Home.

THE DAILY TRIBUNE, Monday, June 28, 1982
 

BAY CITY [Matagorda County, Texas] - Thomas Carl Johnson, 67, of Bay City, died Friday, Jan. 9, 2004.

He was born May 8, 1936, in St. Paul, Minn., to the late Emery and Judith Dahlby Johnson. He was a systems analyst for IBM at NASA and taught at Tidehaven High School.

Survivors: wife, Vera Sue Johnson; daughters, Darlene Krug of West Columbia and Donna Cox of Edmond, Okla.; sons, Thomas Carl Johnson Jr., Timothy Eugene Johnson of Lufkin, and Daniel Stephen Johnson of Nacogdoches; sister, Audrey Reddy of California; brother, Jim Johnson of California; four grandchildren; and two stepgrandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church of Bay City, Dr. Michael Zimmerman officiating.

Burial will be at Cedarvale Cemetery. Bay City Funeral Home, Bay City, 979-245-4893.

The Victoria Advocate, January 12, 2004
 

Curtis Jones departed this life February 22, 2011.

He leaves to cherish his memories: one stepson; three sisters, Dorothy Dykes, Carol Taylor, Katie Griffin; a host of nieces and nephews; family and friends.

Visitation will be held from 4 until 8 p.m. March 3 at Eddie Roberts Funeral Home 2500 Ave C.

Services will be held at Jesus Freewill Holy Temple Church at 11 a.m. on March 4, 2420 Ave C, Bay City, Texas 77414.

Palacios Beacon, Wednesday, March 2, 2011
 


James Johnson “Jimmy” Jones
Sept. 13, 1960 – Oct. 20, 2011

James Johnson “Jimmy” Jones was born, Tuesday, September 13, 1960 in Bay City, Texas and died Thursday, October 20, 2011, at his home in Angleton with his family by his side, at the age of 51 years, 1 month and 7 days.

Jimmy married Shirley Yates on August 29, 1980 at the First Baptist Church in Van Vleck, Texas.

He was a member of Life Foursquare Church in Angleton where he volunteered in kitchen ministry. He was a hunter and an avid fisherman. He enjoyed those outdoor activities with his best friends, Robin Stanley, Steve Schultz and Steve Sartin. He was a baseball coach with the Lake Jackson Little League program. Jimmy worked for BASF for 23 years, where he won many awards and served on various committees.

The family would like to thank BASF for the blood and platelets donations.

Jimmy had requested that his memorial service be a fun, uplifting, celebration of his life. He asked that no black be worn.

Jimmy is preceded in death by: his grandparents, Alfred and Norene Nelson, who had lived in Bay City, Texas and Roy and Lilly Lee Jones, who had lived in Barksdale, Texas.

He is survived by: his wife, Shirley Jones of Angleton, Texas; son, Chase Jones and his fiancé Frances and their daughter, Lilly of Lake Jackson, Texas; daughter, Whitney Jones of Angleton, Texas; father, Donald Jones of Van Vleck, Texas; mother; Nickey Jones of Van Vleck, Texas; sisters, Kay Lynn Brewer of Longview, Texas, Joni Maley of Conroe, Texas, Cathy Fry of Van Vleck, Texas and several nieces and nephews.

A Memorial and Celebration of Life service was held at 11 a.m. Monday, October 24, 2011 at the Life Foursquare Church in Angleton, Texas with Cere Muscarella officiating.

The family has requested that memorial contributions in Memory of Jimmy be made to the Life Foursquare Church, 501 Karankawa, Angleton, Texas 77515 of the M. D. Anderson Lymphoma Clinic.

Online condolences may be left for the family atwww.restwoodfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements are under the direction of Restwood Funeral Home, Clute, Texas, 297-2121.

Bay City Tribune, October 30, 2011
 



 
Dorothy M. Jones

Robert S. Jones

Roselawn Memorial Park

Photo courtesy of Faye Cunningham

BAY CITY - Funeral services for Leona Princella King Jones, 87, formerly of Van Vleck, who passed away June 20, 2011, will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 25, at New Fellowship Tabernacle in Bay City, with burial at St. John Cemetery in Van Vleck.

Visitation will be from 2 until 8 p.m. Friday at Duncan-Roberts Funeral Home.

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

Published in Victoria Advocate on June 23, 2011



 
Marion A. Jones

Roselawn Memorial Park

Photo courtesy of Faye Cunningham

Marvin Roy Jones

Lillie Lee Jones

Roselawn Memorial Park

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Opal Jean Jones
 

BAY CITY - Opal Jean Jones, 89, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011. She was born Aug. 9, 1922 to Joseph & Mollie Sims in Austin, AK. Opal worked for 25 years for Franklin Electric in Jacksonville, AR. After the death of her husband Willie "Bill" Jones in 1983 she moved to Bay City to be near her children. Opal loved her family and spending time with her grandchildren. She also loved to garden & spend time with her flowers.

He is survived by his daughter, Dee Stone & husband Don of Bay City; sons: Johnny Jones & wife, Vickie of Bay City and Terry Jones of Beaumont; grandchildren: Tami Stone Bolton & husband, Les, Chance Stone & wife ,Erin, Donna Herring & husband, Rick & Tess Jones; great grandchildren Katelyn Stone, Stone Bolton, Marin Bolton, Sarah Herring & Michael Herring, a number of nieces and nephews and her caregiver Linda Harris.

She was preceded in death by sons Joey J. Jones & Billy Charles Jones; brothers Curry & Henry Sims; sisters: Blanche Haynes & Viola Rae and half-sister Sallie Haynes.

Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until service time Friday, October 7, at the funeral home. Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m., Friday, Oct. 7, 2011 at Taylor Bros. Funeral Home with Rev. Craig Ashcraft officiating. Graveside service will be 2:00 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011 at the Old Austin Cemetery in Ward, AK.

Online condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.taylorbros.net. Arrangements are with Taylor Bros. Funeral Home in Bay City, TX. 979-245-4613.

Published in Victoria Advocate on October 6, 2011

PALACIOS - Pamela Kay Fancher Jones, 53, of Palacios, formerly of Lago Vista, passed away Friday, Jan. 21, 2011. She was born Aug. 5, 1957, in Leesville, La., to the late John Edward Fancher and Geneva Darlene Eddleman Fancher.

She is survived by her husband, Calvin Lee Hill of Palacios; son, John Fancher of Houston; and sister, Johnie Strother of Cameron, La.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 29, at Travis Oaks Baptist Church in Lago Vista.

Under the direction of Artero Memorial Chapels, Port Lavaca, 361-552-2300.

Published in Victoria Advocate on January 28, 2011
 

Margaret S. Jordan, 90, of Van Vleck passed away August 14, 2000 at Bay Villa Nursing Home in Bay City.

She was born in Van Vleck on December 11, 1909 to parents Edwin A., Sr. and Bethinia Hardeman Gibson.

She was a school teacher in Matagorda County and a long-time member of St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Bay City.

She is survived by nephews Neal Gibson of Bay City and Norvall Clapp of El Campo; nieces Vondell Torgerson of Padre Island, Jane Smith of San Angelo, Maxine Gibson of Bay City and Priscilla Roberts of Cedar Edge, Co.

A memorial graveside service will be held at a later date at Cedarvale Cemetery.

Services are under the direction of Bay City Funeral Home. A00011A2000AG16

THE DAILY TRIBUNE, Wednesday, August 16, 2000

Margaret S. Jordan

A memorial graveside service for Margaret S. Jordan, 90, of Van Vleck, will be held on Friday, Nov. 10, at 1:30 p.m. at Cedarvale Cemetery with the Rev. Nick Novak officiating.

Margaret was born Dec. 11, 1909, in Van Vleck to parents Edwin A. Gibson, Sr. and Bethinia Hardeman.

She taught school in Matagorda County for many years and was a member of St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Bay City.

She is survived by: nephews, Neal Gibson of Bay City, and Norvall Clapp of El Campo; nieces, Vondell Torgerson of Padre Island, Jane Smith of San Angelo, and Priscilla Roberts of Cedar Edge, Colo.; niece-in-law, Maxine Gibson of Bay City.

She was preceded in death by her husband H. W. Jordan.

Arrangements are under the direction of Bay City Funeral Home. A00011A2000NV08

THE DAILY TRIBUNE, Wednesday, November 8, 2000
 



 
Alvina Saenz Juarez

Roselawn Memorial Park

Photo courtesy of Faye Cunningham

Funeral services for Jesus Juarez, 52, of Needville, Texas, will be Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2001 at 2 p.m. at Green's Mortuary, 2702 Ave. C in Bay City with Rev. David Allen and Jesse Quintania officiating. Burial will follow at Cedarvale Cemetery in Bay City.

Visitation will be Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2001, from noon until 9 p.m.

Family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. at Green's Mortuary.

Jesus Juarez was born to the union of Jose Juarez, Sr. and Angelita Gutierrez Juarez on Nov. 15, 1948 in Bay City.

He passed away on Thursday, Aug. 30, at Polly Ryan Memorial Hospital in Richmond.

He is survived by two sons: Pete Ray Juarez and Rolando Juarez of Houston; one grand-daughter, Candance Juarez, of El Campo; a close friend, Eva Lara of Needville; five brothers, Edward Juarez of Bay City, TX., Brijido Juarez of Wadsworth, Jose "Pepe" Juarez, Sr., Fernando "Duke" Juarez and Benito Juarez of Tampa, Fla.; three sisters, Rosie J. Quintania of Bay City, Olivia J. Cervantes of Van Vleck, and Guadalupe J. Ortiz of Hereford, Texas.

He is preceded in death by both parents; Jose and Angeleita Gutierrez Juarez, Sr.; two brothers, Felix G. Juarez and Gregoria G. Juarez; and one sister, Eugenia G. Villareal.

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THE DAILY TRIBUNE, Tuesday, September 4, 2001
 

Jose Juarez, Sr. 88, of Wadsworth, Texas died July 3, 2000 at his residence. He was born September 30, 1911 in Oakville, Liveoak Co., Texas to the late Fabricaino and Pabla Marin Barrera. He was a member of the Catholic Church and a resident of Wadsworth since 1939.

Survivors include three daughters and two sons-in-law Rosie J. Quintania of Bay City, Olivia and Pete Cervantes, Jr. of Van Vleck, and Guadalupe and Pete Ortiz, Jr. of Hereford, Texas; six sons and a daughter-in-law Edward Juarez, Fernando Juarez and Joe "Pepe" Jr. and Diana Juarez all of Bay City, Brijido "Mickey" Juarez of Wadsworth, Jesus Juarez of Tampa, Florida; two sisters and a brother-in-law Florencia Tamez of Mathis, Texas and Juanita and Raymond Suniga of Temple, Texas; brother and sister-in-law Edward and Rebecca of Abernathy, Texas; 42 grandchildren, 85 great grandchildren, one great grandchild, five step grandchildren and 11 step great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two sons Gregoria and Felix Juarez and a daughter Eugenia J. Villarreal.

A Rosary Service was held 7 p.m. Wednesday at Taylor Bros. Funeral Home. The Funeral Mass will be 2 p.m. Thursday, July 6, 2000, at Holy Cross Catholic Church with the Rev. Casey Jarzombek officiating. Interment will follow at Cedarvale Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Pete Cervantes, III, Daniel Quintania, Bernardio, E. J. and Rene Villerreal and Leo Hernandez.

Arrangements are with Taylor Bros. Funeral Home.

THE DAILY TRIBUNE, Thursday, July 6, 2000
 

 

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