Robert Taylor, 71, of Cape Carancahua laid down his working tools and went to be with his heavenly Father on Wednesday, January 16, 2013.
Robert was born on January 8, 1942 in Houston, Texas to the late Robert Lee and Iva Marie Hatcher Taylor.
Robert was an avid fisherman, spending much time in his backyard fishing off of his pier. He loved to remodel his homes with his loving boss by his side, his wife Sheila. He was a beloved member of the Blessing Masonic Lodge #411. Robert served his country in the U.S. Army stationed in Germany. Robert never met a stranger. He was a good family man, loving his wife, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Robert is survived by: his loving wife of 31 years, Sheila J. Taylor; children, Ruby E. Alexander, Robert Daniel Taylor II, Dana Suzanne Gerica, Jennifer Earnhardt, Rebecca Lyon, James W. Earnhardt; 16 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sister, Martha Ladd and husband James M. Ladd and numerous other loving relatives.
The family will receive visitors from 4 until 8 p.m. Sunday, January 20, 2013 at the Palacios Funeral Home.
The funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Monday, January 21, 2013 at the Palacios Funeral Home with the Rev. Andy Blair and the Rev. Janell Blair officiating.
Masonic and military graveside services will follow at the Palacios Cemetery.
Arrangements are with Palacios Funeral Home, 361-972-2012.
Online condolences may be shared with the family by sharing www.taylorbros.net
Tribune, January 20, 2013
Annie Doris Thomas, 82, of Palacios, Texas, passed away Wednesday, April 3, 2013. She was born February 9, 1931 in Altair, Texas to Melvin and Rosie Lee Polk.
Sis. Thomas was a hard working lady, her employment included private duty care and later in life devoted her time at home to gardening, caring for her pets, helping others and spending time with her children and grandchildren. She was very special to her family and will be deeply missed by all her knew her.
Sis. Thomas accepted Christ as her Lord and Savior under the leadership of Rev. Leroy Monroe at Pilgrim Rose Baptist Church in Palacios, Texas. She served as a faithful member who truly loved the Lord. Not one day went by without her saying, “Thank You Lord.”
Sis. Thomas is preceded in death by: her husband, Arthur Thomas; her two brothers, Glen and Robert Lee Polk; her sister, Velma Jedkins; her daughter, Betty Hudgins Rashford; and grandson, Tyrone L. Hudgins-Giles.
She leaves loving memories to be cherished by: her three sisters, Olivia King (Henry), Hattie Edwards, Bessie Boone, and one brother, Dwight Polk; seven children, Patricia Hudgins Washington, Barbara Hudgins, Julie Jones, Rhonda Jenkins, Tamara Thomas, Carla Thomas, and Carlton Thomas; 20 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other loving relatives and friends.
Visitation will be at 2 – 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 12, 2013 for family and friends at Green’s Mortuary, 2702 Avenue C, Bay City, Texas.
The funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2013 at First Baptist Church, 202 Main St. Palacios, Texas with Pastor Eric Young officiating.
Visitation will be at First Baptist Church from 10 – 11 a.m. and the Funeral Service will begin at 11 a.m.
Interment will follow at Palacios Cemetery.
The family of Annie Doris Thomas would like to acknowledge with sincere appreciation the comforting messages, floral tributes and other expressions of kindness during this time of bereavement. Special thanks to The Palacios Healthcare Center and Houston Hospice for providing comfort and care during her final days. May God Bless and Keep You.
Bay City Tribune, April 10, 2013
Steven Vincent Thomas, 67, of Bay City went to be with his Lord on Thursday, February 14, 2013. He was born on April 21, 1945 in Dallas, TX to the late Lewis Vincent & Marguerite Thomas. Steven was a mentor and friend to many, and will be in our hearts forever.
Steven was a beloved husband of Lori, beloved father of Peggy Lynn Birdwell and Steven Glen Thomas, beloved grandfather of Kevin, Breana, and Clayton.
The Family will receive visitors from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM Sunday, February 17, 2013 at the funeral home. The funeral service will be held 10:00 AM Monday, February 18, 2013 at Taylor Bros. Funeral Home with Rev. Warren Mutz officiating.
Phil Thurmond, 69, of West Columbia, TX passed away in his sleep on April 14, 2013 at Kindred Hospital in Sugarland, TX where he succumbed to his battle with lung cancer.
Mr. Thurmond was born August 23, 1943 in Wharton, TX to the late Robert Lee Thurmond and Chedeva Bell Beverly Thurmond. He leaves behind to sisters, Nadine Sadler of Montezuma Creek, UT and Darlene Noska of Bay City, TX and sister-in-law, who became a sister, Gay Lynn Thurmond of Blessing, TX. Mr. Thurmond also had a younger brother, Arthur Robert Thurmond, who preceded him in death. He leaves behind three nephews, Derrick Thurmond of Blessing, TX, Robert Thurmond of El Maton, TX and Christopher Walls of Bay City, TX, two nieces Candace Davis of Monticello, UT and Kimberly Walls of Sweeny, TX, three great nephews and three great nieces.
He was raised in Iago on the family farm and graduated from Boling High School. Throughout the years he stayed in contact with his high school friends, who were very important to him.
Mr. Thurmond resided throughout his life in Iago, Wharton, Bay City, Brazoria and West Columbia.
Visitation will be held at Taylor Bros. Funeral Home in Bay City, TX on Thursday, April 18, 2013, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Graveside service will be 11:00 AM Friday, April 19, 2013, at Caraway Cemetery in Nixon, Texas.
Funeral services for Odiest Brown Times, 93, of Bay City, Texas will be at noon Thursday, December 6, 2012 at Vine Grove Christian Church, in Live Oak Community, the Rev. Larry S. Fletcher, pastor and the Rev. Dr. Ramone Burton, eulogizing.
Burial will follow immediately after services at Live Oak Community Cemetery.
Viewing will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Wednesday, December 5, 2012 in the chapel of Green’s Mortuary.
Final arrangements are entrusted with Green’s Mortuary of Bay City, Texas, 979-245-3489.
Bay City Tribune,
December 5, 2012
Clarence Lee Tise of Edna entered into eternal rest on Monday, November 26, 2012.
Clarence was born in Eagle Lake, Texas on January 25, 1941 to Lee “Doc” Tise and Etta Mae Kessler Tise.
Clarence grew up in and around Eagle Lake, Texas. He graduated from Garwood High School then later attended Lee College in Baytown, Texas. Clarence worked in the gas and chemical refinery industry his entire career. He retired from Celanese Chemical Company as the Director of Maintenance after many years of loyal service.
His life revolved around his family and the outdoors. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and loved doing both with his son, Johnny. Clarence assisted with many outdoor activities for the handicapped as well as disabled veterans and Wounded Warriors organization. He was passionate about gardening and he and his wife, Barbara, shared the bounty of their garden with family and friends.
His large family brought him great joy.
Clarence was preceded in death by: his parents, Doc and Etta Tise; and all of his brothers, Sammy Tise, Charles Roy “Buddy” Tise, Bobby Earl Tise, Joe Tise and James Ray Tise, who died as an infant.
He is survived by his loving wife, Barbara Smith Tise, whom he married June 18, 2005. Clarence and Barbara were the best of friends, enjoying football, fishing, and gardening together. He was very proud of their blended family.
Also surviving are: daughters, Mellony Jean Tise Schein and her son Stephen, Tina Lynette Tise Hopkins (Robbie) and their children, Kaci, Derrick, Jennifer, Robert and Rebecca; son, Johnny Wayne Tise (Sonya) and their children, Trevor, Madeline and Leeann; stepdaughter, Kathy Joan Tise Miska (Al) and their children, Samantha, and Layci; stepson, Bertice Lee Tise (La Arnie) and their children, Steven and Joshua; sisters, Nettie Elizabeth Tise Barfield (Clarence “Nuna”) and their sons, Jack and Michael; Gracie Jean Tise Pearson (Roger) and their daughter Carolyn. There are also a host of great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews, friends, and family who loved Clarence dearly.
Pallbearers will be Derrick La Foy, Darrell Tise, Carey Tise, Doug Traweck, Jack Barfield, and Doug Tise.
Honorary pallbearers will be Michael Barfield, Charles Tise, Donald Tise, and Ronald Tise.
Visitation will be held from 5 until 7 p.m. Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at Oaklawn Funeral Home in Edna, Texas.
Funeral service will also be at 2 p.m. on Thursday November 29, 2012 at Oaklawn Funeral Home with the Reverend Robert Krause of First Baptist Church of Edna, officiating.
Burial will follow at Red Bluff Cemetery in Lolita, Texas.
The family wishes to express their heartfelt thanks to Dr. Luca Cicalese and his team at UTMB,
Galveston and Hospice of South Texas for all of their professional and loving care.
Memorials may be made to: Hospice of South Texas, 605 E. Locust Ave., Victoria, Texas 77901 and Serve Outdoors, P.O. Box 238, Markham, Texas 77456
Arrangements are under the direction of Oaklawn Funeral Home in Edna, 361-782-2221.
Bay City Tribune,
November 28, 2012
PALACIOS - Amelia Torres, 90, of Palacios, passed away on Monday,
December 31, 2012. She was born August 10, 1922 in Universal City to
the late John and Olinda Perez Garcia. She was a homemaker.
Published in the Victoria Advocate on January 6, 2013.
Gloria Ann Trujillo, 52, of Fenton, died December 10, 2012.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday, December 17, 2012 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 600 N. Adelaide St., Fenton, with the Fr. David Harvey Celebrant.
Burial will be in Great Lakes National Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 5 until 8 p.m. Saturday, and from 1-3 p.m. and 5-8 p.m. Sunday at Sharp Funeral Homes, Fenton Chapel, 1000 Silver Lake Rd., Fenton and from 10 a.m. until the time of Mass, Monday at the church.
Gloria was born July 16, 1960 in El Campo, Texas, the daughter of Alonzo and Nancy (Perez) Gutierrez.
She was married to Anthony R. Trujillo on January 22, 2000 in Bay City, Texas.
Gloria retired from the U.S. Postal Service in 2009. She had lived in Fenton the past 10 years, coming from Mesa, Arizona.
Surviving are: husband, Anthony Trujillo, Sr.; children, Valerie (Christopher) Revier, Kimberly (Adam) Roberts, Anthony Trujillo Jr., Mario Trujillo, John Oros, Gabriel Trujillo; grandchildren, Rylee, Abigail, Emily, Alexis and Jalen; mother, Nancy Gutierrez; sisters, Sharon (Rafael) Gonzales, Vicki (John) Garza; her loving dog, Ruby.
She was preceded in death by: her father; sisters, Terri, Nan and Brenda; and brother, Johnny.
Online condolences may be posted on the obituaries page of www.sharpfuneralhomes.com
Bay City Tribune, December 15,
Present by Carol Sue Gibbs
Dec. 5, 2012
Apr. 3, 2013