Matagorda County Obituaries
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Lurline Andrews Wadsworth

Funeral services for Lurline Andrews Wadsworth, 97, of Bay City will be held 10 a. m. Monday at St. Mark's Episcopal Church with the Rev. Hugh B. Jones Jr. officiating. Burial to follow in Cedarvale Cemetery, Bay City.

An organ recital by Jules Zimmer of Houston beginning 9:30 a. m. Monday.

Mrs. Wadsworth was born March 18, 1892, in Alto, Texas, to Dr. Judson and Ellen Teague Andrews and died Feb. 16, 1990, at her residence.

She attended school in Wharton and Houston. After graduation she entered Diehl's Conservatory of Music in Houston to further her talent and knowledge of music.

She was a member of St. Mark's Episcopal Church, serving 50 years in the music department of the church. First, she was a member of the choir, then choir directress, assistant organist and finally, served as parish organist for 25 years.

She was a member of the Organists Guild of America, Houston chapter; Bay City Country Club; charter member of the Colonial Dames of America, Mary Rolph Marsh chapter Daughters of the American Revolution and United Daughters of the Confederacy.

She served 17 years as a trustee of the Bay City Independent School District.

She married A. H. Wadsworth of Matagorda and Bay City on December 1, 1910 in Wharton. He preceded her in death in 1968.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Albert H. and Glenrose Wadsworth Jr. of Houston; three granddaughters, Jane Mason of Santa Fe, N. M.; Rosine Stout of Corrales, N. M. and Ellen Wadsworth Sullivan of Austin; a step-granddaughter, Randa Wadsworth of Austin; and three great-grandchildren, J. Howard Rambin IV of Austin, Hayley Dickson and Julia Wadsworth Mason, both of Santa Fe.

Pallbearers include Frank Lewis, Dr. Sul Ross Harrington, Grady Williamson, J. Howard Rambin IV, Duncan Corbett and Jay Payton.

Honorary pallbearers include Wade Ashcraft, Francis Savage Sr., Bert Steves and officers and directors of Heights of Texas Savings and Loan.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the St. Mark's Episcopal Church Organ Fund.

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

The Daily Tribune, February 17 or 18, 1990
 


Herman Wagner

The seven-year-old son of Mrs. Waggonner died following an appendicitis operation in Woodsboro Tuesday. The baby was brought here that night, accompanied by the mother and taken to the home of her mother, Mrs. S. R. Byers. Funeral services were held at the Methodist Church Thursday morning, conducted by Rev. Stearns, after which the remains were taken to the Hawley cemetery east of Blessing for interment.

Palacios Beacon, April 17, 1930

[Child of Eula Bea Byers Wagner and grandson of Samuel Robert Byers, Sr. and Minerva Byers.]
 


Philip A. Warchesik
(November 5, 1938 - April 9, 2014)

Philip A. Warchesik, 75, of Palacios passed away April 9, 2014. He was born November 5, 1938 in Anderson, TX to the late Walter Warchesik and Josephine Hetmanik Warchesik. He was formerly of Houston but spent the last 10 years in his beloved Palacios.  Philip (Donnie) loved both the town of Palacios and the people who live here.  Donnie and his wife Sandra owned and operated the Palacios Antiques and Resale Shop where Donnie delighted in being the official “greeter.”  He enjoyed nothing more than talking with customers and will always be remembered for his easy banter, quick wit and love of joking with customers and friends.

Survivors include his wife of 18 years, Sandra Moran Warchesik; son Curtis Warchesik of Palacios; step children Claudie Holstein of New Caney, TX, Kelly Fred Holstein of Yukon, OK and Micki Lynne Holstein of Palacios; grandchildren Jeffrey Frierson, Norman Michael Johnson, Glenda Cay Nelson, Fred Holstein, Daniel Martinez, Sandra Holstein and Claudia Holstein and his former wife Dorothy Warchesik.

The family will receive friends and relatives from 5pm until 7pm Thursday at the Palacios Funeral Home. Funeral service will be 2:00 PM Friday, April 11, 2014 at the Palacios Funeral Home with Rev. Don Storey officiating. Interment will follow at the Palacios Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Norman Michael Johnson, Jeffrey Frierson, Curtis Warchesik, Kelly Holstein, Claudie Holstein and Curtis Nelson.

www.taylorbros.net
 


Paul Farnum White

October 15, 1952 – April 21, 2014

Paul Farnum White passed away on Monday, April 21, 2014 at his son’s home in Gustine, Texas.

Graveside services were held in Midlothian, Texas by Midlothian Funeral Home. 

Paul was born on October 15, 1952 in Bay City, Texas to Harvey and Lois White of Wadsworth, Texas.  As a young boy, he began working in the rice fields in Matagorda County, Texas, for various farmers, where he also learned to weld on farm equipment.  Paul served with honors in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam conflict, and was a lifetime member of Glen Rose Masonic Lodge. 

He was preceded in death by his wife of 12 years, Nancy Janene White; and his parents, Harvey and Lois White. 

He is survived by his children, Staci Leanne White, Chance Thomas White, Jeff Cumby, Damon Locklear and Stephanie Locklear; grandchildren, Hudson Pirtle, Nash Milecky and Cody White; brother, Randy and Esther White; sisters, Cory and Charles Bordlee, Ruthie and Kermit Gideon, and Patti and Fendol Chiles. 

Paul will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

Bay City Tribune, April 30, 2014
 


William A. "Billy" White - Roselawn Memorial Park - Photo courtesy of Faye Cunningham

 

William A.  White & Nannie V. White- Roselawn Memorial Park - Photo courtesy of Faye Cunningham

 

Oscar Leslie Whittlesey & Laura Leona Whittlesey - Roselawn Memorial Park - Photo courtesy of Faye Cunningham

 

Edward Dudley Wilks - Roselawn Memorial Park - Photo courtesy of Faye Cunningham

 

A. W. Williams & Jessie Mae Williams - Roselawn Memorial Park - Photo courtesy of Faye Cunningham

 

Charles Lee Williams & Agnes Anna Williams - Roselawn Memorial Park - Photo courtesy of Faye Cunningham

 

Clara M. Williams - Roselawn Memorial Park - Photo courtesy of Faye Cunningham

 

Mark Stephen Williams - Roselawn Memorial Park - Photo courtesy of Faye Cunningham

 

James Henry Wilson - Roselawn Memorial Park - Photo courtesy of Faye Cunningham

 

Robert L. "Buster" Wilson & Hattie Bell Wilson - Roselawn Memorial Park - Photo courtesy of Faye Cunningham

 

Jeffery Shane Wise - Roselawn Memorial Park - Photo courtesy of Faye Cunningham

 

Anna S. Wolffarth - Roselawn Memorial Park - Photo courtesy of Faye Cunningham

 

Joe Pat Wolffarth - Roselawn Memorial Park - Photo courtesy of Faye Cunningham

 

Bernice Mae Wooley - Roselawn Memorial Park - Photo courtesy of Faye Cunningham

 

Robert H. Wooley - Roselawn Memorial Park - Photo courtesy of Faye Cunningham

 

David A. Wright & Myrtle L. Wright - Roselawn Memorial Park - Photo courtesy of Faye Cunningham

 

Carrie M. Wyse - Roselawn Memorial Park - Photo courtesy of Faye Cunningham

 

J. Morris Wyse & Naomi P. Wyse - Roselawn Memorial Park - Photo courtesy of Faye Cunningham

 

 

 

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Created
Mar. 28, 2014
Updated
Mar. 28, 2014
   

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