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The Galveston County Daily News : Obituaries

April 23, 2014

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Wednesday 04/23/2014
Pending obits for Thursday April 24, 2014

Barbara Cantrell

GALVESTON — Barbara Cantrell, age 74, of Galveston passed away, Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at the Meridian. Funeral services are pending at Carnes Brothers Funeral Home in Galveston.

Rudolph E. Henry Sellers 

GALVESTON — Rudolph E. Henry Sellers, 58, departed this life on Monday, April 21, 2014,at UTMB Hospital. Service arrangements are entrusted to Fields-Johnson Family Mortuary. (409) 762-8470

Bettie Ruth Whatley

HOUSTON — Bettie Ruth Whatley age 81 of Houston passed away, Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at the Houston Hospice. Funeral services are pending at Carnes Brothers Funeral Home in Galveston.

 

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Funeral Services for Thursday April 24, 2014

Froeschl

Graveside services for Charles Froeschl will be held today at Trinity Cemetery in Jefferson, Texas under the direction of Emken-Funeral Home.

Gast

Funeral service for Robert Gast will be held today at 5:00 pm at James Crowder Funeral Home in Dickinson.

Jamison

Memorial Mass for James Jamison will be held today at 10:00 am at St. Patrick Catholic Church under the direction of J . Levy & Termini Funeral Home.

Marek

Funeral service for Mary Marek will be held today at 11:00 am at Galveston Memorial Park under the direction of Hayes Funeral Home.

Sanders

Funeral service for Johnny Sanders will be held today at 10:00 am at Carnes Funeral Home.

 

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Carrie Ann Williams

A memorial service will be held at Carnes Funeral Home, 3100 Gulf Freeway, Texas City, Texas on Friday, April 25, 2014 at 10 AM.

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William Mullins (Bill) Watson

Visitation will be held at Rabenhorst Funeral Home, 11000 Florida Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA, from 6 - 8 pm on Thursday, April 24. An additional visitation will be held on Friday, April 25, at 10 AM at St. George Church, 7808 St. George Drive, Baton Rouge, LA, with a funeral mass to follow at 11 AM. 

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Patsy Ann Rives

A Memorial Service will be held in her honor, Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 1:00 p.m., at Heritage Park Baptist Church, 2732 FM 528, Webster, Texas, 77598. Arrangements through Crowder Funeral Home, Dickinson, TX.

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Jose Villarreal, Jr.

Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 26, 2014 with Funeral Services beginning at 11:00 at Crowder Funeral Home in Dickinson. Interment will follow at Galveston Memorial Park Cemetery in Hitchcock, Texas.

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John Lee Hurd, Jr.

Services will be Saturday, April 26, 2014 at Mainland Funeral Home with visitation beginning at 9:00 AM followed by services at 11:00 AM. Pastor Jerry B. Lee, Jr., officiating Entombment will follow at Hayes Grace Memorial Park. Www.mainlandfhlamarque.com

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Jesusa Martinez Melchor

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Thursday, April 24, at Shrine of the True Cross Catholic Church with a Rosary and Vigil beginning at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, April 25, 2014 at Shrine of the True Cross Catholic Church, 300 FM 517 East in Dickinson.

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Josephine Dantin Ritter

There will be a gathering for visitation on Friday, April 25, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at J. Levy & Termini Funeral Home, 2128 Broadway, Galveston, Texas.  Josephine’s family extends an invitation and welcome to all those wanting to attend.

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Rexann Gilbert Manion

Memorial Visitation will be Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 1:00pm – 2:00pm with the Memorial Service at 2:00pm at the James Crowder Funeral Home in La Marque with Rev. David Nichols officiating.

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Ralph L. Ellis

The Celebration of Life Services for Pastor Ralph L. Ellis will be held on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 11:00 AM at Greater Bell Zion Baptist Church, 5917 Carver in Texas City.  Visitation will begin at 4:00 PM Friday, April 25th at New Creation Body of Christ (Church of God of Prophecy) 6810 Woodrow St. in Texas City followed by a wake from 7:00 to 8:00 PM.  Burial will follow services Saturday at Galveston Memorial Park in Hitchcock.

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Glory D. Smith Hadley

Visitation will begin at 4:00 PM Friday, April 25th at Mainland Funeral Home in La Marque followed by a wake from 7:00 to 8:00 PM.  Funeral Services will be 1:00 PM Saturday, April 26, 2014 at Greater New Light Baptist Church, 6538 N Martin Luther King Ave. in Hitchcock.

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Dale O. Graves, Jr.

A Memorial and Celebration of his life will be held on Saturday April 26, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at Clear Lake Church of the Nazarene, 14310 Galveston Hwy., Webster, Texas.

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George Ervin Batiste

Viewing will be held Friday, April 25, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Carnes Brothers, 1201- 23rd St., Galveston with the Wake from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Funeral is Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Jerusalem Baptist church, 2717 Ball, in Galveston Burial will be held on  Monday, April 28, 2014 at Houston National Cemetery, Houston, TX.

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Brenda Cook

Funeral Mass will be held 10:00 a.m., Friday, April 25, 2014, at St. Mary’s of The Miraculous Medal Church in Texas City.  Burial will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.  Visitation will be 5:00-7:00 p.m., Thursday, April 24, 2014 at Emken-Linton Funeral Home in Texas City.

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James H. Briggs

Visitation will begin at 10 AM on Friday, April 25th at the West Point Baptist Church followed by a funeral service at 11:00 AM with Pastor Kerry W. Tillmon officiating. Burial will follow at the Houston National Cemetery.

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Tony Glen Andres, Sr.

The family will receive guest for the Public Visitation Friday, April 25, 2014 beginning at 6:00 PM.  The Rosary will commence at 7:00 PM followed by a time to pay Tribute and Remember Tony at 7:30PM.  These services will be held at Carnes Funeral Home 3100 Gulf Freeway Texas City, TX 77591.  The Life Celebration will be held Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 10:00 AM at Greater St. Matthews Baptist Church 6333 Hwy 6 Hitchcock, TX 77563.  The burial will follow at Grace Memorial Park Cemetery Hitchcock, TX. The Reverend William L. Randall, Jr. will conduct the services. 

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Tuesday 04/22/2014
Funeral Services for Wednesday April 23, 2014

Calaway

Services for Lloyd Calaway will be held today at 3 p.m. at Callaway-Jones Funeral Home in Bryan, Tx.

Crow

Funeral service for Theresa ‘Christy’ Crow will be held today at 10 a.m. at Carnes Funeral Home in Texas City. Interment will follow at Galveston Memorial Park Cemetery.

Lyons

Memorial service for John ‘Bill’ Lyons, Jr. will be held today at 2 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Dickinson under the direction of Emken-Linton Funeral Home.

Zawislak

Vigil service for Rosalind Zawislak will be held today from 5 – 7 p.m. at Carnes Funeral Home in Texas City.

 

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John Brock Westover, II

Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 a.m. Friday, April 25, 2014, at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church in LaMarque, with Dr. Bob Moore officiating.  

Visitation with the family will be from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Thursday at Hayes Funeral Home, 10412 Highway 6, (409) 925-3501.  www.HayesFuneralHome.com

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Pending obits for Wednesday April 23, 2014

Brenda Ann Cook

SANTA FE — Brenda Cook, 57, of Santa Fe, passed away Friday, April 18, 2014. Funeral services are pending with Emken-Linton Funeral Home in Texas City, Texas.

Ophelia Dodd

LA MARQUE —Ophelia Dodd, 95, of La Marque, passed away Saturday, April 20, 2014, in Austin, Texas.  Funeral services are pending with Emken-Linton Funeral Home in Texas City, Texas.

Josephine Dantin Ritter

Josephine Dantin Ritter, age 85, passed away Sunday, April 20, 2014 at Clear Lake Regional Hospital in Webster, Texas. Funeral arrangements are pending with J. Levy & Termini Funeral Home.

Jose Villarreal, Jr. 

HITCHCOCK — Jose Villarreal, Jr., 37, resident of Hitchcock, Texas passed away. Arrangements are pending with Crowder Funeral Home in Dickinson, Texas.

Carrie Ann Williams

TEXAS CITY — Carrie Ann Williams, 77, of Texas City, passed away Wednesday, April 21, 2014.  Funeral services are pending with Carnes Funeral Home in Texas City, Texas. 

 

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Johnny Michael Sanders

The Family will receive guest for public viewing and visitation, Thursday morning, April 24, 2014, from 9 AM until 10AM, at Carnes Funeral Home, 3100 Gulf Freeway, Texas City, TX. 77591. A Funeral Service will be held at 10AM sharp, also on April 24, 2014, at Carnes Funeral Home. Interment will follow immediately after the funeral, at Houston National Cemetery with full military honors. Memorial Can be Sent to the funeral home.

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Dixie Lee Otems Pines

Visitation will be held on Thursday, April 24, 2014 from 5-7 p.m. and a wake from 7-8 p.m. at Wynn Funeral Home, 602-32nd Street, Galveston, TX.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, April 25, 2014 at St. John Baptist Church, 2917 Sealy  St., Galveston, TX.    Pastor Louis Simpson, Jr.,  will officiate.  Burial will follow at Lakeview Cemetery in Galveston, TX.

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James Francis Jamison

Visitation will be from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at J. Levy & Termini Funeral Home with a service by Rev. Charles Bagley beginning at 6:00 p.m.  A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Patrick Catholic Church at 10:00 a.m. on April 24, 2014 with Father Maynard officiating, assisted by Deacon Sam Dell’Olio.

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Mary Ray Marek

Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 a.m. Thursday, April 24, 2014, at Galveston Memorial Park, with Pastor John Newton officiating.  Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at Hayes Funeral Home, 10412 Highway 6, (409) 925-3501.  www.HayesFuneralHome.com

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Mae Lena (Grohmann) Kainer

A rosary will be held at St Michael’s Catholic Church on April 24, 2014 at 7 P.M. in Weimar and Church services will also be held at St. Michael’s Catholic Church on April 25, 2014 at 10 a.m. 

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Paulito Patina

Visitation will be Thursday, April 24, 2014 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm with a Prayer Service at 7:00pm at the James Crowder Funeral Home in La Marque.  Funeral service is at 10:00am on Friday, April 25, 2014 at the funeral home with Rev. Raul Navarro and Rev. Rosa M. Majano officiating.  Burial will follow at Galveston Memorial Park in Hitchcock, Texas.

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Robert “Paul” Gast

Visitation will be held at 4:00 p.m. Thursday April 24, 2014 at Crowder Funeral  Home in Dickinson, Texas with Funeral Services beginning at 5:00 p.m. 

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Cush Dee Farina, Jr.

Cush Dee Farina, Jr. was born December 19, 1951 in Galveston, TX.  He peacefully passed away at his home in Texas City on Monday, April 21, 2014.

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Monday 04/21/2014
Funeral Services for tuesday April 22, 2014

Baker

Funeral service for Carrie Baker will be held today at 1:30 p.m. at Peace Lutheran church. Burial will follow at Forest Park East Cemetery under the direction of Emken-Linton Funeral Home in Texas City.

Harris

Funeral service for Ila Harris will be held today at 10 a.m. at Bailey Chapel in El Dorado. Burial will follow at Arlington Memorial Park under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home. 

Kujawa

Graveside service for Michael Kujawa will be held today at 11 a.m. at Crystal Beach Cemetery under the direction of Broussard’s Mortuary.

Perren

Funeral service for Dorothy Perren will be held today at 11 a.m. at Emken-Linton Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Galveston Memorial Park Cemetery.

 

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John W. “Bill” Lyons Jr.

Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday (April 23) at First United Methodist Church in Dickinson, Texas under the direction of Emken-Linton Funeral Home In Texas City, Texas.

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Rosalind Zawislak

The family will receive guests from 5-7 pm with the reciting of the Rosary followed by a Vigil Service on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at Carnes Funeral Home-Texas City, 3100 Gulf Freeway 77591.  

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Pending obits for Tuesday April 22, 2014

George Ervin Batiste

GALVESTON — George Ervin Batiste, age 91, formerly of Galveston passed away, Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014 at his daughters residence in Houston. Funeral services are pending at Carnes Brothers Funeral Home in Galveston.

Pastor Ralph L. Ellis

Pastor Ralph L. Ellis passed from this life April 21, 2014.  Arrangements are pending with the staff of Mainland Funeral Home, La Marque, Texas (409) 938-8123.

Eladio Garza

GALVESTON — Eladio Garza age 70 of Galveston passed away, Thursday, April 17, 2014 at the Meridian. Funeral services are pending at Carnes Brothers Funeral Home in Galveston.

Robert Gast

DICKINSON — Robert “Paul” Gast, resident of Dickinson Texas, passed away April 20, 2014. Arrangements are pending with Crowder Funeral Home in Dickinson, Texas.

Glory D. Smith Hadley

Glory D. Smith Hadley passed from this life April 17, 2014.  Arrangements are pending with the staff of Mainland Funeral Home, La Marque, Texas (409) 938-8123.

John Hurd, Jr.

John Hurd, Jr. passed from this life April 17, 2014.  Arrangements are pending with the staff of Mainland Funeral Home, La Marque, Texas (409) 938-8123.

James Jamison

GALVESTON — James Jamison, (Jimmy) beloved Husband, Father and “Pop” passed away at the age of 69, on Thursday, April 17, 2014, surrounded by family and close friends. Funeral arrangements are pending with J. Levy & Termini Funeral Home.

Mary Ray Marek

SANTA FE — Mrs. Mary Ray Marek, 70, passed from this life Sunday, April 20, 2014, in Webster. Funeral services are pending with Hayes Funeral Home (409) 925-3501.

John Brock Westover

SANTA FE — Mr. John Brock Westover, passed from this life Sunday, April 20, 2014, in Galveston. Funeral services are pending with Hayes Funeral Home (409) 925-3501.

David Young 

TEXAS CITY — David Young, 78, received his reward of eternal rest on Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Mainland Medical Center.  Service arrangements are entrusted to Fields-Johnson Family Mortuary. (409) 762-8470

 

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Ronald “Ronnie” Dobson

Visitation will be Wednesday, April 23 from 6PM - 8 PM at the Emken-Linton Funeral Home in Texas City. The family has chosen to have a private funeral service.

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Charles Froeschl

Visitation will be 5:00-7:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at Emken-Linton Funeral Home in Texas City.  Graveside Service will be held at Trinity Cemetery, Jefferson, Texas on Thursday, April 24, 2014.

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Glenn Adrian Ellis Jr.

At his request, a funeral service will not be held. PNut appreciated everyone’s overwhelming concern for his family and children.

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Lloyd Rogers Calaway

Lloyd Rogers “Cal” Calaway, devoted husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, and avid fisherman passed from this life on Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014 in Bryan, Texas at the age of 90 years old.  Visitation will be from 2pm until service time Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at Callaway-Jones Funeral Home in Bryan. Services will begin at 3 p.m.

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Sunday 04/20/2014
Pending Obits for Monday, April 21, 2014

Charles Froeschl

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Funeral Services for Monday, April 21, 2014

Dryden

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Saturday 04/19/2014
James “Jimmy” Edward Teske

A Celebration of his life will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. April 26, 2014 at Runge Park, 4622 Peck Ave., Santa Fe, Texas.

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Linda Sue Rodriguez

A Memorial Mass will be held 10:00 am Monday, April 21, 2014 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Hitchcock, Father John Kappe, officiating. Burial will follow at Grace Memorial Park in Hitchcock under the direction of Carnes Brothers Funeral Home in Galveston. 

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Dorothy Perren

Funeral services will be on Tuesday, April 22 at 11:00 a.m. at Emken Linton Funeral Home with Deacon Joe Hensley officiating. Burial will follow at Galveston Memorial Park Cemetery in Hitchcock.

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Cheri Klaes Leiva

A visitation for Cheri will be held on Monday, April 21, 2014 at 1:00PM with a service to follow at 2:00PM at the James Crowder Funeral Home in La Marque, TX.  Officiating will be Pastor Steve O’Donohoe and Pastor Rudy Rios.

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Michael Ray Kujawa

A graveside service for Mr. Kujawa will be 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at Crystal Beach Cemetery, Hwy 87, Crystal Beach. 

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Theresa Christine Crow

Funeral Services will be Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. at Carnes Funeral Home in Texas City (3100 Gulf Freeway, Texas City, TX 77591). Interment will follow at Galveston Memorial Park in Hitchcock, Texas.

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Frank Ritchie Dryden, Jr.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, April 21, 2014, at the Chapel of The Meridian, at 23rd and Seawall, with the Reverend Ray Pinard officiating.

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Carrie Born Baker

Visitation will be held at Emken – Linton Funeral Home on Monday, April 21, 2014 from 10 AM to 1 PM and again from 4PM to 7 PM.

Funeral services will be held at Peace Lutheran Church on Tuesday, April 22 at 1:30 PM with Pastor Mathew Brackman officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Park East.

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Pending Obits for Sunday, April 20, 2014

James Jamison, (Jimmy) 

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Friday 04/18/2014
John W. “Bill” Lyons Jr.

Fightin’ Texas Aggie, John W. “Bill” Lyons Jr., class of ‘59, died at the age of 76, on Wednesday afternoon, April 16, 2014, at the family ranch in Iola, Texas. He was born October 12, 1937, in Galveston, Texas and was a resident of Dickinson, Texas.

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Pending obits for Saturday april 19, 2014

Carrie Born Baker

TEXAS CITY — Carrie Born Baker, 88, of Texas City, passed away Friday, April 18, 2014, in Galveston.  Funeral services are pending with Emken-Linton Funeral Home in Texas City.

James Jamison

GALVESTON — James Jamison, (Jimmy) beloved Husband, Father and “Pop” passed away at the age of 69, on Thursday, April 17, 2014, surrounded by family and close friends. Funeral arrangements are pending with J. Levy & Termini Funeral Home.

Dixie Lee Otems-Pines

Dixie Lee Otems-Pines, 77, passed away on April 17, 2014 at her residence surrounded by her family. Funeral arrangements are pending with Wynn Funeral Home (409)621-1677.

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Funeral Services for Saturday April 19, 2014

Davis

Funeral service for Rosa Davis will be held today at 2 p.m. at Walter’s Buffalo Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Herrington Land of Memories Cemetery in Palestine.

Pines

Funeral service for Joyce Pines will be held today at 11 a.m. at Fields Johnson Family Mortuary. Burial will follow at Lakeview Cemetery.

Reed

Services for Ester Reed will be held today at 11 a.m. at Greater Barbours Chapel Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Forest Park East Cemetery under the direction of Mainland Funeral Home.

 

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