NEWSOM, LOWELL GENE
Gene Newsom - BAY CITY [Matagorda County, Texas]
BAY CITY - Gene "Pop" Newsom, 72, of Bay City, died Tuesday, Dec. 6,
He was born Aug. 25, 1933, in Ganado, to the late Lowell Isaac and Mary
Idell Kay Newsom. He was a U.S. Army veteran.
Survivors: daughter, Melinda Newsom of College Station; sons, Billy
Newsom of the Dallas area, David Newsom and Kevin Newsom, both of
College Station; sister, Clara Matura of Wadsworth; and two
Family visitation will be 5-7 p.m. tonight at Taylor Bros. Funeral Home
Services will be 10 a.m. Friday at the chapel, the Revs. Lee Watson and
Paul Goodman officiating.
Burial with military honors will be at Cedarvale Cemetery [Roselawn
Memorial Park]. Taylor Bros.
Funeral Home, Bay City, 979-245-4613.
The Victoria Advocate,
Thursday, December 8, 2005
NORRIS, HARRY E.
BAY CITY, [Matagorda County, Texas] -- Harry E. Norris, 76, of Bay City,
died Friday, Feb. 1, 2002.
He was born Jan. 3, 1926, in Bay City, to the late Harry and Maude Alice
Lowe Norris. He was the owner of Landmark Real Estate and previously
worked in the rice farming and livestock production business. He was a
member of First United Methodist Church, Bay City Lodge No. 865, Order
of the Eastern Star and Matagorda County Board of Realtors. He was on
the board of directors of the Jackson Electric Cooperative and San
Miguel Electric Cooperative Inc. and former Gulf Coast Shrine Club
president. He graduated from Bay City High School and attended Wharton
County Junior College, the University of Houston and University of
Texas, where he was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity and ROTC.
He was a World War II veteran, serving in the U.S. Navy.
Survivors: wife, Johnna Ruth Norris; son, Harry Allen Norris, Jr. of Bay
City; sister, Margaret Norris Thornton; and one grandson.
Family visitation will be 3-5 p.m. today at Taylor Brothers Funeral Home
Services will be 10 a.m. Monday at First United Methodist Church, the
Revs. Pauline Harvey and Harley Savage officiating. Burial will be at
Cedarvale Cemetery. Taylor Brothers Funeral Home, Bay City,
THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE,
February 3, 2002
Photo courtesy of Faye Cunningham