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Roselawn Memorial Park, Van Vleck

Roselawn Memorial Park, Van Vleck



Clarence Wilburn Emerson

July 5, 1925 - Sept. 20, 2006

Clarence Wilburn Emerson, 81 of Angleton, Texas passed Wednesday, September 20, 2006 at Angleton-Danbury Medical Center.

He was born July 5, 1925 in Anson, Texas to William C. Emerson and Mary Smith Emerson. Formerly of Bay City, he was a retired operator and shift supervisor from Celanese Chemical and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

He is survived by: his daughter, Judy Myers and husband Gary of Bay City; his son, J.W. "Bill" Emerson of Friendswood; brother, Raymond "Jack" Emerson of Fort Worth; and grandchildren, Rhiannon and Brandy Emerson.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William C. and Mary Emerson.

Graveside funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, September 26, 2006 at Cedarvale Cemetery in Bay City with the Rev. Eric Klimpel officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Words of comfort may be shared with the family at

Arrangements are with Taylor Bros. Funeral Home, Bay City, TX (979) 245-4613.

Bay City Tribune
Matagorda County, Texas
Published September 24, 2006

Cedarvale Cemetery, Bay City


Kenneth R. Etie, 80, of Bay City died October 27, 2002 at Matagorda House. He was born February 8, 1922 in Old Gulf, TX to the late O’Neil Raphael and Ozeia Landry Etie.

He as a resident of Bay City since 1937 and a former resident of El Campo. Mr. Etie was the Golf Pro Shop operator at Bay City Country Club for 20 years, and was a veteran of WW II serving in the U. S. Marines.

Survivors include: wife, Mary Elizabeth Smith Etie of Bay City; sister-in-law, Martha Etie of Bay City; 4 nephews, Neil Etie of Corpus Christi, Louie Etie of Bay City, Kyle Smith of El Campo and Ronnie Smith of Bay City. He was preceded in death by his brother, Ashley Etie.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, October 31, 2002, at Taylor Bros. Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Glenn Easterly officiating. Interment with military honors will follow at Cedarvale Cemetery. Family visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Taylor Bros.

Pallbearers will be Kyle and Ronnie Smith, Louie, Neil and Dustin Etie and Glenn Easterly, Jr.. Honorary pallbearers will be Jimmy Williams, Barney Mason, James Pawlosky, James Mullins, Bill Arlitt, Clay Williams, David Hinton, Babe Markowsky, John Holland and Leonard Braden.

Arrangements are with Taylor Bros Funeral Home. A0014B2002OT30

The Bay City Tribune
Matagorda County Texas

Richard C. Ewing

Roselawn Memorial Park

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