Jack Robert Wade, Jr., 68, passed away on June 1, 2018. He was born September 14, 1949 in Battlesworth, Alabama. Jack grew up in Northeast Houston and attended Smiley High School. Most of his life was spent in the grocery industry. Starting as a stocker at a Houston grocery store, then became a milk delivery man for Oak Farms Dairy. Soon after, he was able to acquire his first convenience store which, over a 10-year period, became a chain of stores. This lead him to the wholesale grocer industry where he was the principle owner and President of Huntsville...Read More
Author: Cheril Vernon
Ronald Earl Goodson, age 64, of Kennard, passed away at his home Wednesday, June 6, 2017. Ronald was born September 22, 1953 in Liberty to parents, GA Goodson and Mertis Gates Goodson. He graduated from Galena Park High School and received a bachelor’s degree from Baylor University. Ronald was a member of the Pasadena Optimist Club and an avid contributor to multiple charities, including the Boys and Girls Harbor of La Porte, which is now known as Today’s Harbor for Children, the Girl Scouts of America and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Ronald is survived by son, Jeremy Goodson and wife, Kim of Deer Park; daughter, Emily Makosa and husband, Mike of Houston; grandsons, Austin Goodson of Deer Park, Cody Goodson of Deer Park; great-grandsons, Ace and Asher Goodson of Deer Park; mother, Mertis Goodson of Ft. Worth; brother, Frank Goodson and wife, Ann of Baytown; sisters, Carolyn Woodyard and husband, Bobby of Ft. Worth, Marleta Springer of Ft. Worth; mother of children, Janet Barnett of Deer Park; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. He was preceded in death by father, GA Goodson. Memorial services for Ronald Goodson will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 16, 2018 in the Callaway-Allee Memorial Chapel, Dr. Tim Allen, officiating. In lieu of the usual remembrances, donations may be made to Today’s Harbor for Children, P. O. Box 848, Houston, TX 77001-0848, www.todaysharborforchildren.org, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501...Read More
Lynda Louise Abney Wortman, passed away Monday, June 4, 2018 at her residence in Conroe. Lynda was born August 30, 1947 in Houston, Texas to parents, Curtis Abney and Lillie Mae Beavers. Lynda is survived by her loving husband, Eddie Wortman; children, Deanna Renee Odom and husband, David, Freddie Wayne Hiltibrand JR, Helen Hiltibrand Wall, Daniel Morace Hiltibrand and wife, Jan, Kelsey Wortman, Keith Wortman and wife, Melissa; grandchildren, Lacee, Elizabeth, Justin, Freddie III, Lynda, Kenny, Kody, Taylor, Christian, Joseph, Jessica, Lindsey, Shelby and Addison; great-grandchildren, Hanna, Nathan, Devin, Owen, Leland, Fisher, Cayson, Judson, Preston, Ember, Georgia, Kolten and...Read More
Funeral services for Kenneth Darrell Baker, 82, of Lufkin were held Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 10 a.m. in the Carroway Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Jimmy Hedges and Pastor Scott Reed officiating. Graveside services under the auspices of the Lufkin Masonic Lodge #669 A.F. & A.M. will follow in the Garden of Memories Memorial Park. Mr. Baker was born September 6, 1935 in Grapeland, Texas, the son of the late Warren Columbus Baker and Imogene (Gillespie) Baker. He passed away on Saturday, June 9, 2018 in a local hospital. Mr. Baker graduated from Grapeland High School in 1953....Read More
Alice Marie Jones (90) of Grapeland, was a strong woman who was passionate about her family and dedicated to the children she raised and cared for through her daycare. Alice was a devoted wife of 65 years to the late Horral I. Jones, Sr. She never took life for granted and cherished everyone and everything she loved. She was and will remain the greatest mother and meemaw there ever was. Alice leaves behind sons Horral I. Jones, Jr., Horace Jones, Mark Davison, Travis Jones, Trevor Jones; daughters Barbie Jones, Christina Jones; brother Carl Theil; 8 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and 6 great-great grandchildren. The family would like to thank Lisa...Read More
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