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W. M. Dumpy Tone


Leola Page Trahan

Funeral services for Leola Page Trahan, 65, of Houston will be held noon Saturday at Shiloh Baptist Church in Cedar Lane with the Rev. C. M. Cooper, pastor of Garden Grove Christian Church in Houston officiating. Burial will follow at Shiloh Cemetery in Cedar Lane.

Memorial services will be held 7 p. m. today at Garden Grove Christian Church in Houston.

Mrs. Trahan was born Dec. 23, 1926, to the Rev. R. H. and Mattie Henderson Page in Cedar Lane and died Jan. 20, 1992, at the Methodist Hospital in Houston.

While in Bay City, Mrs. Trahan lived with her aunt, Ella Page. She was a graduate of the A. G. Hilliard High School Class of 1945 and Franklin Beauty College of Houston.

Survivors include a daughter, Vernita Trahan of Houston; her mother, Mattie Page of Houston; her mother-in-law, Mrs. Trahan of Houston; and four aunts and a number of cousins.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Sidney Trahan and her father, the Rev. R. H. “Richard” Page.

Pallbearers will be Phillip Ward, Garland Johnson, Roosevelt Law Jr., Dave Ward III, Robert Earl Johnson Jr. and Calvin Ward.

Honorary pallbearers will be the members of Garden Grove Christian Church of Houston and the A. G. Hilliard High School Class of 1945.

Arrangements are with Carl Barnes Funeral Home, Houston.

Daily Tribune, January 24?, 1992

Austin Walker


Austin Walker, Jr.


Columbus Walker


Harisl Walker


Milvina Walker


Robert Walker


Dave Ward
Nov. 16, 1960 – Nov.  5, 2010

Funeral services for Dave Ward III “Buddy”, 49, of Cedar Lane will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, November 13, 2010, at Shiloh Baptist Church, Cedar Lane, with the Rev. Carl Kemp, presiding, and the Rev. DeAndre Barnes, eulogist. Burial will follow at Shiloh Cemetery.

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

He was born in Bay City, Texas, November 16, 1960, to Dave Ward, Jr. and Ethel Thomas Ward, and passed away November 5, 2010, in Houston.

Survivors include: a daughter, Jasmine Ward of Houston; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dave (Ethel) Ward, Jr. of Cedar Lane; two brothers, Phillip Ward (and Rose), and Calvin Ward (and Patrice), all of Lake Jackson; and one sister, Edna Ward of Freeport. Also two reared sisters, Deborah Edison (and Anthony) of Live Oak, and Sherol Jones of Duncanville; and a god-daughter, Crystal Stone of Houston. Also a host of aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews, cousins, other relatives and a family of many friends including the Van Vleck High School Class of 1979.

Condolences may be shared with the family online at or by fax 979-245-1537.

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

Bay City Tribune, Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Frankie Lee Ward


Marshall White


Betty Louise Griggs Wiley

Funeral service for Betty Louise Griggs Wiley, 60, of Lake Jackson, were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, February 26, 2005, at Brazoria First Assembly of God Church, with the Rev. James Williams officiating.

Burial was to follow at Shiloh Cemetery in Cedar Lane, Texas.

She died Saturday, February 19, 2005, at Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston.

She was a member of True Honor Baptist Church, where she served on the usher board and food committee.

She was employed by the Lake Jackson Police Department.

She was preceded in death by: her parents, Ellis Griggs, Sr. and Gertrude Griggs; grandson, Amir Player; two sisters, Helen Griggs, and Frankie Ward; and brother, Earl Griggs.

Survivors include: son, Adam Wiley, Lake Jackson; three daughters, LaJuan Griggs (Greg), Arizona, Cheryl “Snoopy” Griggs, Angleton, and Tamisha “Mesa” Wiley, Lake Jackson; four brothers, Rev. Murry Griggs, Sr. (Ophelia), Cedar Lane, Elder Eugene Griggs, Sr. (Ruby), Sweeny, Ellis Griggs, Jr. (Catherine), Bailey’s Prairie, and Robert Griggs (Tweety), Houston; sister, Ruby Matthews (Sam), Bay City; eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild; goddaughter, LaTonya Bonner; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Active pallbearers will be the Lake Jackson Police Department.

Honorary pallbearers will be Adrion “Pooka” Griggs, Jermel “Jeda” Griggs, Jordan Mitchell, Rev. Murry Griggs, Sr., Elder Eugene Griggs, Sr., Ellis Griggs, Jr., Robert Griggs, Adam Wiley, Greg Mitchell, Adam “C.J.” Wiley II, Joshua Wiley and Elijah Wiley.

Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, February 25, 2005, at True Honor Baptist Church in Clute.

A wake will be from 6 to 8 p.m. at the church also.

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

Bay City Tribune, February 27, 2005


Matilda S. Wilkins




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