Eloisa Losoya Yanez, 83, of Bay City passed away September 10, 2014. She was born December 21, 1930 in Midfield, TX to the late Estanislado Losoya and Phillipa Gonzalez Losoya.
She was preceded in death by her husband Lupe H. Yanez, Sr., sons Robert & Patrick Yanez, daughters Lucille Rubio & Anna M. Montalvo and granddaughter Lisa Yanez.
Survivors include children Lupe H. Yanez, Jr. & wife Delia of Alvin, Sam Rubio of Winnie, Mack L. Yanez & wife Margaret of Danbury, Charles Yanez of Bay City, Irene Escobar & husband Wally of Bay City, Paula Sedillo of Lake Jackson and Ernest Yanez of Bay City, brothers Robert Losoya, Joe Losoya & Simon Losoya, sisters Leonora Aguilera, Josie Tamez, Belle Castaneda & Delfa Lucio, 26 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
A rosary will be recited at 6:00 PM Friday, September 12, 2014 at Taylor Bros. Funeral Home. Funeral mass will be 10:00 AM Saturday, September 13, 2014 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with Msgr. Gerry Cernoch officiating. Interment will follow at Cedarvale Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Keith Yanez, Sam Rubio, Jr., Mack Yanez, Jr., Robert Yanez, Manuel Figueroa & Rogelio Yanez. Honorary pallbearers will be James Yanez, Patrick Yanez and Arthur Barrera.
Bay City Tribune, September 14, 2014 Photo courtesy of Betty Crosby
Harvey Arnold Yates, 75, passed away at his home in Bay City on September 23, 2013. He was born June 18, 1938 in Bartlesville, OK.
Harvey is survived by his wife Mary Ann Yates,his two sons; Harvey Yates Jr. and Mike Yates, grandaughter Mia Ann Yates and numerous neices and nephews.
A memorial service will be held 4:00 PM Friday, September 27 at Taylor Bros. Funeral Home. Memorials may be made in his name to Faith Family Church of Tarrant County, P.O. Box 164252, FT Worth, TX 76161.
Bay City Tribune,
September 25, 2013
Isidro Ybarra, 58, formerly of Bay City passed away on March 4, 2013, at his residence in Houston, Texas.
He was born on March 22, 1954, in Palacios, Texas to Ralph and Rosenda Briseno Ybarra.
He was preceded in death by his mother.
He is survived by: his father, Ralph Ybarra of Bay City; brother, Venancio (Lucy) Ybarra of Angleton; sister, Oralia (Jimmy) Solis of Bay City; nephews, Venancio, Jr (Lucy) and Rudy Ybarra; nieces, April, Marcy and Crystal Ybarra; great-nephew Daniel Ybarra, all of Houston. He is also survived by his maternal aunts Clara Cruz of Palacios and Sabina Rodriguez of Victoria; paternal aunt, Isabel Ybarra of Bay City; and numerous cousins.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 9, 2103 at Emanuel Baptist Church in Bay City with the Rev. Candido Gonzales officiating.
City Tribune, March 8, 2013
March 30, 1912 – October 29, 1999
Reynaldo Ybarra, 87, of Bay City, died Friday October 29, 1999.
He was born March 30, 1912, in Goliad, to the late Rosa and Albino Ybarra.
Survivors: daughters, Herlinda Alvarado of El Campo and Delores Pena of Houston; a son, Ray Ybarra of Houston; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by: wife, Olivia Ledesma Ybarra.
A Rosary will be held today at Taylor Bros. Funeral Home. Services will be at 10:00 AM Monday, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, with Father Edward Boren officiating.
Burial will be at Cedarvale Cemetery. Taylor Bros. Funeral Home, Bay City, (409) 245-4613.
The Victoria Advocate, October 31, 1999
George Bristo Yeager Jr., was born to George Bristo and Vencie Shrivers Yeager, on August 31, 1921. He went to be with his Lord, May 1, 2015, at the age of 93.
He was a devout Christian man, having devoted his life to serving the Lord, and the First United Methodist Church of Bay City, Texas. He became a member in 1937, and served in many capacities, including: Lay Leader, Sunday-School teacher, member of the Men’s Wesley Bible Class, and served on the building committee for the present church sanctuary.
George graduated from Bay City High School in 1939 and joined the work force at Western Auto, until 1942. At that time, he began his career as a sub clerk, with the US Post Office.
In 1942, while working at the Post Office, George enlisted in the U.S. Naval Reserves and was called to service in 1943. He served his country during World War II as a Lt. J.G., flying F6F Hellcats from the Naval Carrier U.S.S. Shangri-la, stationed in the Pacific Theater.
After basic training and receiving his commission, George came home on leave, and married Dorothy Margerum, from Palacios, Texas, September 4, 1944. She has been a loving and devoted wife for 70 years.
When the war ended, George and Dorothy made their home in Bay City and he went back to his job at the Post Office. There, he continued for thirty-five years, and retired as Postmaster, September 9, 1977.
George contributed many hours of service to the community. He was active in Little League and the Lion’s Club. He was a loyal friend who was always ready to lend a helping hand. His motto was, “Help Somebody today.”
He enjoyed gardening, hunting, fishing, quilting, and embroidering. With Dorothy, they created many beautiful quilts. He also enjoyed planting trees and building fences. The most important thing in life to George was his family. His happiest times were spent fishing with his son, George Robert, working with daughter, Vencie Dee and her horses, or just sitting and quilting with Dorothy.
He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Vencie Yeager; and sisters, Janice Sailor, and Jean Hadley.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy; proud son, George Robert; loving daughter, Vencie Dee; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family would like to convey special thanks to Amy Keffer, MD, Mark Schnee, MD, Gina Hinman and Houston Hospice of El Campo, especially Marie and Linda, for their loving care, helping George along his journey, as he fought the good fight and continued his faith in reaching his heavenly home.
Friends registered at Taylor Bros. Funeral Home from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m., Monday, May 4, 2015.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, May 5, 2015, at the First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Dr. Russ Munch officiating.
Interment followed at Cedarvale Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Bobby Margerum, Kevin Margerum, Tripp Chenault, Jay Chenault, Robbie Chenault and Joe M. Yeager.
Honorary pallbearers were Tillman Daniel, MD, Dwight Hadley, Chris Hartsfield, Tom Fields, Lamar Evans and Mike Mariner.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks for donations to be made to the First United Methodist Church of Bay City; or to Houston Hospice-El Campo, 1102 N. Mechanic, El Campo, TX 77437.
Online condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.taylorbros.net.
Arrangements are with Taylor Bros. Funeral Home, Bay City, Texas, 979-245-4613.
Bay City Tribune,
May 6, 2015
Jeanette V. Yeamans, 83, of Bay City died May 20 at the Matagorda House. She was a member of the First Baptist Church and the Order of the Eastern Star. Survivors include: husband, Charles Yeamans of Bay City; sister, Mary L. Johns of Bronxville, New York; five nieces and two nephews. Funeral services will be held May 23 at 10:30 a. m. at Taylor Bros. Chapel with Rev. W. D. Baker officiating. Interment will be at the Roselawn Memorial Park. Arrangements with Taylor Bros. Funeral Home.
The Daily Tribune, May 22, 1978
Wayne E. Yeamans, 70, of Matagorda passed away Tuesday, November 12, 2013. He was born July 25, 1943 in Bay City to the late Woodrow Yeamans Sr. & Trilby Bond. Wayne was a life long resident of Matagorda. He was employed by Matagorda County Precinct 2, and Colorado River Locks for 31 years. Wayne was very active in the Matagorda community through various charitable groups. He was a member of the Matagorda Volunteer Fire dept. and served on the Matagorda ISD School Board. Wayne enjoyed camping, fishing, hunting, visiting with friends at his barn “Wayne’s Place”, and performing in the band, “Big W. and the Crystals.”
He is survived by his wife of 49 years: Karen Yeamans of Matagorda; 4 children: Cheryl Yeamans of Matagorda; Beth Yeamans of Matagorda; Doug & Amy Yeamans of Boling, and Greg & Pam Yeamans of Wadsworth; and sister: Debra Bradley of Smithville. Wayne was preceded in death by his father: Woodrow Yeamans Sr.; mother: Trilby Bond; sisters: Bobbie Smith and Katherine Roberts; and brother: Woodrow Yeamans Jr.
Family will receive visitors from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM Friday, November 15, 2013 at the funeral home. The funeral will be held 2:00 PM Saturday, November 16, 2013 at the First United Methodist Church of Matagorda with Rev.Virgil Ichtertz officiating. Interment will follow at Matagorda Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jim Gann, George Deshotels, Greg Baker, David Allen, James Ward, and Gary Synatsch. Honorary pallbearers will be: Charles Mladenka, Homer Green, Bill Smith, Ray Culver, Bill Anderson, Carl Lamneck, and Tom Klaiber.
Bay City Tribune, November 17, 2013
Funeral services for Dave Young, 88, of
Bay City, will be held Saturday, November 3, 2001, at 1 p.m. at
Enterprise Baptist Church, Bay City, with the Rev. J. Weldon
Gilbert, pastor and the Rev. Danny Davis of Jordan Grove Baptist
Church of Houston officiating.
Elizabeth Young, 93, of Bay City passed away October 16, 2013. She was born October 31, 1919 in Hungerford, TX to the late William Bond Harris and Dora Lynn George Harris. She was a retired Librarian, a job she truly adored.
She was preceded in death by her husband Jack Wesley Young, Jr., son Jack Wesley Young III and brother Ray Harris. Survivors include son Clark Young & wife Cynthia of Bay City; sister Bonnie Lynn Harris Busch; grandchildren Marcy Craft & husband Frank, Jack Wesley Young IV & wife Kay, Barton Pierce Young & wife Lucy, Richard Young, Rachel Lemaire and Robert Whitley and great grandchildren Chad S. Craft & wife Sayrah, Courtney Elizabeth Craft, Kenzie Layne Young, Chloe Dawn Young, Breeana Pierce Young, Haley, Lane & Ty Lemaire and great-great granddaughter Mary Margaret Ann Craft.
The family will receive friends and relatives from 5pm to 7pm Friday at the funeral home. Funeral service will be 2:00 PM Saturday, October 19, 2013 at First Presbyterian Church with Dr. Mark Stoub officiating. Pallbearers will be Doug Huebner, Richard Knapik, Frank Craft, Chad Craft, Wes Young and Bart Young.
Funeral services for Naomi Boone Young, 83, of Bay City were held at 11 a. m. Saturday, Oct. 10, 1998 at Tyree Chapel A. M. E. Church in Bay City, Rev. R. R. Simon officiating. Burial followed at Eastview Cemetery.
Young was born Feb. 2, 1915 in Lynville, TX to Hampton Boone and Carrie McNeil Boone and died Thursday, Oct. 8 at the Legacy-Matagorda Healthcare Center. She obtained an education from Powell Point High School in Kendleton, TX. There a desire to become an educator matured.
She furthered her education at Prairie View A&M College, obtaining a Bachelor of Science degree, Texas Southern University, obtaining a Master's degree, and then additional studies at the University of California in Los Angeles.
As a retired educator, her professional career spans over 38 years, which included many years of teaching students. She taught at Mable Kennedy School in Cedar Lane, the Jasper Independent School District, the La Marque Independent School District, the Van Vleck Independent School District, and the Bay City Independent School District.
Her examples, principles, and counsel will be remembered by those she served. Young's civic involvement included memberships with the Olive Leaf Chapter #219, Order of Easter Star, and the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. "Sister Young" was a devoted member of Tyree Chapel A. M. E. Church in Bay City where she served faithfully.
Her christian involvement included participation as a choir member, a Stewardess with the Missionary Society, and the Daughters of Allen. She leaves a spiritual legacy to her family and friends, and will be remembered for her radiant smile, charm, graciousness, and zest for life.
Young is survived by her husband of 55 years, Dave Young, Jr. of Bay City; god-daughter and son-in-law, Carrie Armelin Metoyer and Reginald of Houston, Joyce Petteway of Los Angeles; sisters, Erma Boone Stevens and Lottie Boone Witherspoon, both of Bay City; sisters-in-law, Isabelle Young Lewis, and Millie Young Pierce; brother-in-law, Willard Young, all of Houston; nieces, Lois Armelin of Bay City, Brenda Armelin, and Arthurene Boone both of Bay City; nephews, Wellington Armelin, Jr. of Bay City, Hampton Armelin, and Alonzo Roy Armelin all of Bay City; great nieces and nephews; and extended family of relatives including a cousin, Dorothy Walton and devoted nephew Willard Johnson.
She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Maude B. Harris and Fannie B. Armelin; and brothers, Lloyd Boone and Arthur Boone.
Serving as pallbearers were Wellington Armelin, Jr., Roy Armelin, Hampton Armelin, Willie Boulden, Willard Johnson, and Jason Metoyer.
Honorary pallbearers included the Tyree Chapel Sanctuary choir, Stewardess Board, daughters of Allen, and the Missionary Society, as well as the Olive Leaf Chapter #219, OES, and the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority.
Arrangements are with Duncan-Roberts Funeral Home.
Daily Tribune, October 11, 1998
Funeral services for Nicole Lynne Young, 36, of Bay City, who passed away January 10, will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, January 18, at Harvest Time Church in Bay City.
Burial will follow at Paradise Memorial Cemetery in Brazoria.
Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m., Thursday, at the funeral home chapel.
Arrangements are with Duncan-Roberts Funeral Home, 2500 Avenue C, Bay City, Texas, 979-245-5197.
Tribune, January 16, 2013
Lena Lois Younts
Lena Lois Younts, 90, of Bay City
passed away at ther home October 9, 2001, after a brief illness.
She was born March 28, 1911 in Belton, Texas to the late George
Edwin and Lena Leona Calhoun Fuller. She was a member of the
First Baptist Church in Sweeny. Mrs. Younts resided in Temple,
Bay City and Sweeny prior to making her final home in Bay City
in 1997. She retired from the Sweeny Telephone Company in 1962
after 24 years of service. She was very active in the Daughters
of the American Revolution, United Daughters of the Confederacy,
Daughters of the American Colonists, Colonial Dames, and Magna
Charta Dames. Her greatest enjoyment was traveling all over the
Flossie “Bobbie” Yoxtheimer, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, September 8, 2014.
She was born on February 28, 1934, in El Campo, Texas, to the late Louis and Francis Applegate Matura.
Flossie was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She and her husband, Lloyd George, worked at the Texas Theatre for 33 years. Flossie loved the Lord and could not wait to be with Him in heaven.
Flossie is survived by her children, Rob Yoxtheimer and wife Evy, David Yoxtheimer and wife Marcy; grandchildren, Kimi Rozner and husband Mike, and Talia Yoxtheimer; great-grandchildren, Kyson and Kyza Rozner; sisters, Margie Sain, Kathy Corporon, Louise Lansford, Lois Guzman and Ruby Oros; brothers, Lester Matura and Dan Matura; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Flossie is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Lloyd George Yoxtheimer; grandson, Kevin Yoxtheimer; and brothers, Orvel Matura, Leonard Matura, Raymond Matura and J. D. Matura.
Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Wednesday, September 10, 2014, at Taylor Bros. Funeral Home, Bay City, Texas.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, September 11, 2014, at Roselawn Memorial Park, Van Vleck, Texas, with the Rev. Bob Hobbins officiating.
Arrangements are with Taylor Bros. Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.taylorbros.net
Bay City Tribune,
September 10, 2014
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