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Israel Johnson


Robert Earl Johnson


Shenequa Shanee “Nene” Johnson

Funeral services for Shenequa Shanee Johnson, 48, of Brazoria will be Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 11 a.m., at Brazoria First Assembly of God in Brazoria with Pastor Dale Frankum eulogizing and the Rev. Gilbert Franklin officiating.

Burial will follow at Shiloh Cemetery in Cedar Lane, Texas.

Shenequa died December 14, 2013 at Houston Hospice in Houston, Texas.

Shenequa graduated from Van Vleck High School in 1983. After graduation she attended Brazosport College. Upon completion of studies at Brazosport, she pursued her bachelor’s degree and graduated from the University of Houston. Shenequa was employed at Dow Chemical Company as a purchasing specialist. She was also an instructor at Brazosport College for several years.

Shenequa was preceded in death by her father, Robert Earl Johnson, Sr.

Shenequa leaves to cherish her memories her daughter, Jordan Alexandria Johnson of Missouri City; her devoted and loving mother, Bobbie Raye Johnson of Cedar Lane; siblings born to the union of Robert Earl Johnson, Sr. and Bobbie Raye Johnson; brothers, Garland Johnson, Sr. (Faye) of Brazoria and Robert Earl Johnson, Jr. of Lake Jackson; sister, Adrinne Johnson Turner (Gerald) of Missouri City; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Active pallbearers will be D’Angelo Franklin, Steven Franklin, Trevin Franklin, Warwick Franklin, Gerard Singleton, James Smith, Jr., Calvin Ward and Phillip Ward.

Honorary pallbearers will be Garland Johnson, Sr., Garland Johnson, Jr., Jeremy Johnson, Robert Johnson, Jr., Gerald Turner, Tyler Turner, Cedric Fields, Jerry Sadler, Sylvester Washington and Kevin Ward.

Visitation will be Friday, December 20, 2013 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Dixon Funeral Home in Brazoria.

There will be viewing at the church on Saturday, December 21, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. There will be no viewing afterward.

Online condolences may be left for the family by signing her guest book at

Final arrangements entrusted to Dixon Funeral Home of Brazoria at (979)798-9113.

Bay City Tribune, December 18, 2013

William Snook Johnson


Arthur C. Jones


Dewey Jones

Dewey Jones, 80, of Box 47, Cedar Lane, died at his home July 9, 1978. He was born May 5, 1896 at Cedar Lane. He was preceded in death by his parents Frank Jones and Minnie Spiller. A widower he is survived by two sisters Mrs. Annie Fields and Mrs. Lorena Brown of Cedar Lane and a number of nieces and nephews. The funeral will take place at Shiloh Baptist Church in Cedar Lane Saturday, July 25, 1978 at 2 p. m. with the Rev. H. T. Aldridge officiating. Interment will be at Shiloh Cemetery in Cedar Lane under the direction of Duncan-Roberts Funeral Home. Pallbearers include Nelson Brown, Hilliard Fields Sr., John Brown, Eugene Fields Sr., John Henry Woodard and Donald Fields Sr.

Daily Tribune, July 14, 1978

Funeral services for Dorothy Jean Jones, 64, of Freeport will be Saturday, June 21, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. at True Honor Baptist Church in Clute, Texas with the Rev. E. L. Carroll officiating. Burial will be at Shiloh Cemetery in Cedar Lake [Lane], Texas.

She died Saturday, June 14, 2003 at John Sealy in Galveston, TX.

She is survived by three sons, Larry Alexander of CA., Clifford Farrow of Ft. Worth, Marlon Farrow (Charmaine) of Freeport; two daughters, Debra Marshall of Freeport, Janice Hudson of Brazoria; two brothers, Alfred Jeffery (Ida) of Phoenix, Arizona, the Rev. Arthur Jeffery II (Jessie) of Lake Jackson; two sisters, Bessie Goodwin (John) of Brazoria, Betty Carroll (the Rev. E.L.) of Houston; three grandchildren, Alyssa Farrow, Jordan Farrow, Jwana Hudson-Massey and a host of nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends.

Final arrangements entrusted to Dixon Funeral Home of Brazoria.

abstracted from The Facts, June 19, 2003

Earl Wilson Jones

Jones, Earl Wilson, 70, died March 9, at his home in Cedar Lane. Funeral services will be held Sunday 1:30 P. M. Shiloh Baptist Church with the Rev. F. J. Thompson officiating. Interment will be in Shiloh Cemetery. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Sarah Jones, seven daughters: Mrs. Ester Williams, Mrs. Carolyn Stone, Mrs. Vivian Bell, Mrs. Ida Mae Woodard, Miss Rosa Jones, all of Bay City, Mrs. Thelma Sanches, Galveston, Mrs. Addie Mae Jones, New Mexico. Twenty-six grandchildren, two great grandchildren and several other relatives and friends. Stevens & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Daily Tribune, March 13, 1970

Matthew Jones


Millie Jones


Nellie Jones


Rosie Lee White Jones

Funeral services for Rosie Lee White Jones, 74, of Houston, will be at 11 a. m. Saturday, October 19, 2002, at Mother Zion Baptist Church, Bay City, with the Rev. K. J. Griggs, eulogist.

Burial will follow at Shiloh Cemetery, Cedar Lane. Visitation will be Friday until 9 p. m. at the funeral home chapel.

She was born in Matagorda County, Texas, Thursday, December 6, 1928, to Daniel White and Minerva Taylor White and passed away Sunday, October 13, 2002 in Houston, Texas.

She was a very kind person and will be missed by all who knew her.

Survivors include, her special niece, Wilma (J. D.) Gatson of Bay City; two brothers, Kelly White of Houston, and Jerry White of Sacramento, Calif.; also a host of nieces and nephews.

Her nephews and cousins will serve as pallbearers.

She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and two sisters.

Arrangements are with Duncan-Roberts Funeral Home.

Bay City Tribune, October 16, 2002

Sam Jones


Funeral services for Sarah Jones, 92, of Bay City, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, November 20, 2004, at Shiloh Baptist Church in Cedar Lane, with the Rev. Steven Staten, pastor, and the Rev. Charles Roberson, Sr. eulogist.

Burial will follow at Shiloh Cemetery.

Visitation will be Friday from 3 until 9 p.m. at the Duncan-Roberts Funeral Home chapel.

She was born in Brazoria, Texas, April 6, 1912, to Zebedee Brown and Amanda Lemon Brown, and passed away November 13, 2004, at Matagorda General Hospital.

Survivors include: one daughter, Carolyn Stone and Melvin of Bay City; one step-daughter, Ida Bivens of Magnolia; also a god-son, Violin Wayne Plummer; son-in-law, the Rev. Charles Roberson, Sr.; sister-in-law, Lorena Brown; 34 grandchildren; 72 great-grands; 17 great-great grands; and an enormous host of nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.

Active pallbearers will be Wayne Plummer, Perry Knight, Karl Stone, Karlton Stone, Dorell Woodard, Kelvin Woodard, Kenneth Jones and Herbert Fields, Grayson Griggsby.

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

The Bay City Tribune, Wednesday, November 17, 2004  


Walter Jones, Sr.


Funeral services for Willie Lee Jones, 78, of Bay City, will be held Saturday, May 26, 2001, at 11 a.m. at Enterprise Baptist Church in Bay City, with the Rev. J. Weldon Gilbert, pastor, and the Rev. T.L. Richardson, eulogist. Burial will follow at Shiloh Cemetery in Cedar Lane.

Visitation will be Friday until 9 p.m. in the funeral home chapel.

She was born in Gainesmore, Texas, Monday, January 1, 1923, to Willie Jones and Rosalie Griggs Jones, and passed away Friday, May 18, 2001, at Memorial Southeast Hospital, Houston, Texas.

She was a kind person who will be missed by those she touched through nursing, friendliness and love.

Survivors include: four sons, Charles Jones of Garland, Texas, Abner Adkins, Andrei Jones and Welton Jones, all of Bay City; and six grandchildren Shanina Sowells, Andrei Jones, Rosalind Jones, Andrei Jones, Jr., Sandrei Martin and Sterling Jones; one great-grandchild, Areon Jones; three sisters, Edna Simon and Elouise Jones of Houston, and Mary Lee Jones of California; one brother, Willie Jones, Jr. of Houston; also nieces and those who were like daughters, Eddie Marie Ellis, Glenda Lane, Belinda Simmons, Frankie Cole and Joy Lynn Patterson; god-daughter, Talma O'Neal and god-son, Jhoilian Cole; special cousins and friends, Earl Griggs, Ada Lou Hill, Robert Jones and Priscilla Girtman; nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Active pallbearers will be Johnnie Cole, Adrian Ceasar, Erskine Davis, Clem Johnson, Recie Wiley, Melvin Brown, Jr., George Allen, Kenny Smith and Earl Fulwood.

Arrangements are with Duncan-Roberts Funeral Home. A00011A2001MY25

The Daily Tribune, Friday, May 25, 2001

Wilson E. Jones




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