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John Henderson


Laberta Henderson


Lovie Henderson


Maria Henderson


Murray Hilton, Sr.


Funeral services for Eula Mae Sidney Holmes, 88, of Los Angeles, California, were held Tuesday, October 10, 2000 at 10 a.m. at the Wesley United Methodist Church in Los Angeles, California, with the Rev. Leroy I. Brown officiating. Services will be held for Mrs. Holmes on Saturday, October 14, 2000 at 2 p.m. at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church in Cedar Lane, Texas, with the Rev. Steven Staten officiating. Burial will follow at Shiloh Cemetery in Cedar Lane.

Eula, the eldest of nine children, was born to Isaac and Julia Sidney on October 11, 1911 in Matagorda County. She received her elementary education from Mable Kennedy School in Cedar Lane. She then continued her training goals at Jack Yates High School of Houston and later received her degree in education from the Houston College in Houston. After receiving her degree she began her teaching career at Wadsworth and Buckner Prarie, Texas. Eula married the man of her dreams, Washington Holmes (affectionately called "Buddy") They moved to Los Angeles. While in Los Angeles, she taught in Los Angeles Unified School District for approximately 20 years until her retirement.

Eula remained active in maintaining an immaculate household, enjoyed her outdoor gardening, sewing, and would expertly exercise her culinary skills in baking various hot rolls, pound cakes, and tea cakes.

At her journey's end she leaves to cherish her memory, one aunt Lucretia Lewis of Van Vleck; four sisters, Dora Wade of Los Angeles, California, Carrie Burnett of Cedar Lane, Iver Johnson of Dallas, Joyce Hawkins of Houston; two brothers, Kermit Sidney and his wife Hattie of Los Angeles, CA and William Sidney of Cedar Lane; and host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Active pallbearers are Lenard Wade, Jr., Isaac Burnett, Anthony Banks, Alvin Johnson, Alvin Johnson, Jr., Nathan Bailey, Lawrence Burnett, William Sidney, Jr., Buster Sidney, Henry Sidney, Wayne Woodard, Alex Sidney, Jr.

Honorary pallbearers are Carlos Sidney, William Sidney, Alex Sidney, Sr., Roosevelt Green, Samuel Green, Murray Green.

Arrangements are with Green's Mortuary. A00011A2000OT13

The Daily Tribune, Friday, October 13, 2000


Ruth Jones Hunt

Ruth Jones Hunt

Funeral services for Mrs. Ruth Jones Hunt, age 88, of El Campo, will be held Friday, Oct. 25, 1996, at noon, at the Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church, 810 Palacios Street in El Campo, with Rev. E. Sanford officiating. Burial will follow at Shiloh Cemetery in Cedar Lane, at 3 p. m.

Visitation will be Thursday until 9 P. M. in the chapel of Duncan-Roberts Funeral Home.

She was born in Cedar Lane, Texas, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 1908, to Isaiah Jones and Nellie Campbell Jones, and passed away Monday, Oct. 21, 1996, at Diagnostic Hospital in Houston.

She was a member of the Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church in El Campo, and a former member of the Shiloh Baptist Church in Cedar Lane. Mrs. Hunt was instrumental in organizing the first choir in Shiloh.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Mrs. Marilyn F. Lacey (& the Rev. Byrd
Lacey, Jr.), pastor of Greater Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Houston. Also three granddaughters and grand-son-in-law, Cheryl Jones and Jacqueline Smith, both of Houston, and Kim Carter (& Attorney Huey P. Carter) of Crosby.

She also leaves six great-grandchildren, Nate’ Jones, Kaci Jones, Lacey Jones, Paris Carter, Erika Carter and Whitney Smith. Also a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives, and a family of friends.

Beside her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Luther Hunt, three sisters, Ella Jones Lee, Bertha Jones Hawkins and Maryland Jones Fields and two brothers, Matt Jones and Jack Jones.

Arrangements with Duncan-Roberts Funeral home in Bay City.

Daily Tribune, October 24, 1996


Lillie Sibley Jackson


Funeral services for Vinora Williams Jeffery, 87, of Houston will be Saturday, February 15, 2003 at 11 a.m. at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church in Cedar Lane with the Rev. E.L. Carroll, officiating. Burial will be Shiloh Cemetery in Cedar Lane.

She was a member of Charity Missionary Baptist Church in Houston.

She is survived by: two sons, Alfred Jeffery (Ida), Phoenix, Arizona, the Rev. Arthur Jeffery II (Jessie), Lake Jackson; three daughters, Bessie Goodwin (John), Brazoria, Dorothy Jones, Freeport, Betty Carroll (Rev. E.L.), Houston, two brothers, Lonnie Williams, Brazoria, J.C. Williams (Marsha), Houston; fifteen grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Active pallbearers will be Richard Alexander, Edward Carroll, J.C. Alexander, Samuel Goodwin, Garry Carroll, Arthur Jeffery III. Honorary pallbearers will be Milton Evans, Robert Bonner, David Williams, Daniel Williams, William Harriest, John Goodwin.

Visitation will be Friday, February 14, 2003 from 1 to 9 p.m. at the Dixon Funeral Home Chapel and at the church Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m. only. There will be no viewing afterwards. A wake will also be held Friday at the chapel from 6 to 8 p.m.

Arrangements are by Dixon Funeral Home of Brazoria. A00014B2003FB16

The Bay City Tribune, Sunday, February 16, 2003

Eugene Johnson


Eugene Johnson, Jr.




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