courtesy of Tresmond Scott and Jerrilyn Capers
Cedar Lane—Visitation for Keith “Peter” Grice, 39, of Cedar Lane, who died Tuesday, will be 1 – 2 p. m. today at St. Marks Baptist Church.
Services will be 2 p. m. today at the church, the Rev. Hawkins officiating.
Burial will be at Shiloh Cemetery.
Green’s Mortuary, Bay City, 979-245-3489.
Victoria Advocate, February 24, 2006
Funeral services for Osborne Grice, 92, of Bay City, Texas will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 27, 2017 at New Hope Baptist Church in Bay City.
Burial will follow at Shiloh Cemetery in Cedar Lane, Texas.
Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m., Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at Duncan-Roberts Funeral Home Chapel.
Arrangements with Duncan-Roberts Funeral Home, Bay City, Texas. 979-245-5197.
Bay City Tribune, April 26, 2017
Osborne Potts Grice
Osborne Potts Grice, one of nine children born to the union of Elder Grice and Maggie Henry Grice, was born on Saturday, May 15, 1924, in Wadsworth, Texas. Upon relocating to Bay City, Texas as a young boy, he shared his entire childhood with his siblings, other relatives and friends.
Early in life, Osborne was married to Geraldine Parker, which to this union was born eight children; four sons and four daughters. He later enlisted in the U. S. Navy where he received an honorable discharge. Afterwards, he relocated to Los Angeles, California. There, he was united in marriage to Francis Brown. Osborne became an employee for the City of Los Angeles until he retired. He also was a member of of the V. F. W. Post #2134 where he once served as Post Commander. He remained in California until Francis went home to be with the Lord.
In 1999, Osborne returned to Bay City, Texas, where he remarried Geraldine. They both became faithful members of New Hope Baptist Church. He proved to be a Christian even unto his demise on Thursday, April 13, 2017.
Osborne lived to be a good-hearted person, who was a loving husband, father, brother, son, uncle and friend; but more importantly a great man of God who knew no strangers. He eventually became an ordained minister who truly loved the Lord with all his heart. He was kind and gentle in nature, and would do all within his power to help anyone. He truly will be missed by many.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Elder and Maggie Grice, five children, and a granddaughter; also four sisters, Lucinda, Edith, Virginia and Sarah, and three brothers, Sam, O. D. and Frank.
He leaves to cherish his memories, his wife, Geraldine Grice of Bay City; two sons, Aaron Grice of Chino, California, and Albert Powell (Sandy) of Atlanta, Texas; two daughters, Janice Mullins (Carl) of Walnut, California and Loretta Sancho of Houston, Texas; one goddaughter, Verma Harris of Los Angeles, California; five sisters, Ora Lee Wright, Martha Jones, May Woods, Annabelle Grice and Rose Grice; one brother, Clarence aka Popcorn; also 9 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, 7 great-great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews and other family and friends who will cherish memories of him dear in their hearts.
Funeral services for Earl Griggs, 76, of Bay City, will be held
Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2003, at 11 a.m., at Mother Zion Baptist Church in
Bay City, with the Rev. K.J. Griggs, pastor, and the Rev. T. L.
Funeral services for LaVern Jackson Griggs, 45 of Bailey's Prairie,
will be Saturday, Feb. 2 at 11 a.m. at New Bethel Baptist Church in
Angleton with Rev. Steven R. King, officiating. Burial will be in
Shiloh Cemetery in Cedar Lane.
Funeral services for Pastor Murry Griggs, Sr., 76, of Cedar Lane, will be at 11 a. m. Saturday, Feb. 25, 2006, at the First Baptist Church, Brazoria, Texas, with the Pastor Larry Griggs, presiding, and Pastor Kenneth Bree, eulogist.
Burial will follow at Shiloh Cemetery in Cedar Lane.
Visitation will be from 3 – 6 p. m. Friday at the funeral home chapel, and memorial services from 7 until 9 p. m. at First Berean Baptist Church in Cedar Lane.
He was born in Gainesmore, Texas, June 1, 1929, to Ellis Griggs and Gertrude Tellison Griggs, and passed away Friday, Feb. 17, 2006, in Houston, Texas.
He pastored the First Berean Baptist Church for almost 20 years, and was very active in community and civic affairs.
Among his religious affiliations include the Lincoln Southern District Association of Texas, and the Gulf Coast Ministerial Alliance.
Survivors include: his wife, of almost 58 years, Ophelia Fields Griggs of Cedar Lane; four children, Murray Griggs, Jr. and Charlene of West Columbia, Gloria Sidney and Buster of Missouri City, Gwendolyn Syers and Aaron of Fresno and Pastor Rodney Griggs, Sr. and Helen of Cedar Lane; one sister, Ruby Matthews and Sam of Bay City; three brothers, Elder Eugene Griggs and Ruby of Sweeny, Ellis Griggs, Jr. and Catherine of Bailey’s Prairie, and Robert Griggs and Tweety of Houston.
Also, several grand and great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews, an enormous amount of other relatives and many wonderful friends, including First Berean Baptist Church.
Arrangements are with Duncan-Roberts Funeral Home, Bay City, Texas.
Bay City Tribune, February 22, 2006
Murry Griggs, Sr. photo
Funeral services for Loraine Fields Hadden, 73, of Sweeny, Texas,
will be held Saturday, December 1, 2007, at 11 a.m. at Jesus Free
Will Holy Temple, Bay City, with Bishop Michael Hurst, pastor, and
District Supt. Elbert Jackson, eulogist. Burial will follow at
Shiloh Cemetery in Cedar Lane.
Arie Anna Harrison, 93, of Cedar
Lane, passed away May 5, 2009, in Houston, Texas. Se was born in
Brazoria, Texas, October 24, 1915, to Alonzo ONeal and A.D.
Bay City Tribune, Published
May 10, 2009
Alphonse Hawkins Photo
Funeral services for Bertha Jones Hawkins, 83, of Houston will be held 1 p. m. Saturday at Bethel Baptist Church, Bay City, with the Rev. L. C. Cunningham officiating. Burial will be in Shiloh Cemetery, Cedar Lane.
Friends and relatives may call until 9 p. m. today at Duncan-Roberts Funeral Home and from noon to 1 p. m. at the church.
Mrs. Hawkins was born Sept. 10, 1906, in Matagorda County, Texas, to Isaiah and Nellie Campbell Jones and died Oct. 10, 1989, at her residence.
She received her bachelor of science degree and master’s degree from Texas Southern University with extended studies at the University of Houston. She taught school in Matagorda, Wharton and Brazoria counties, retiring from Abel Elementary School in Wharton County.
She was a member of the Baptist church.
Survivors include two daughters, Ruby Lee McGruder and Zelma Taylor-Brooks of Houston; a sister, Ruth Hunt of El Campo; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; nine foster children; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers include Rayfield Partain, Cleotis Brooks, George Smith, Bertrand Taylor, James Rice, David Taylor, Milford McGruder and J. W. Brown.
Honorary pallbearers include Jimmie Fields, Archie Fields Jr., Hallard Fields, Herman Fields, Gilbert Jones and deacons of Bethel Baptist Church.
Arrangements are with Duncan-Roberts Funeral Home, Bay City.
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