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The Galveston County Daily News: Obituaries

December 9, 2016

Obituaries

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How to submit an obituary

Always check with the funeral home first. Many funeral homes provide basic information and will write the full obituary for you as part of the services they provide.

Obituaries are a paid feature of the Galveston County Daily News. Cost is based on the length of the obituary. Once received, we will provide a proof and quote.

The deadline to submit an obituary is 12 noon for the following day's edition. They MUST be e-mailed in a ‘Word document’ format EXACTLY as you wish to have published. All photos must be in JPG format with a 300 DPI resolution.

You are urged to ensure the information is accurate and spelled correctly as The Daily News assumes no responsibility for inaccurate information provided to us.

Verification of death is required (death certificate) OR name and phone number of the funeral home or crematory. Without verification, we cannot publish.

Prepayment is required and we accept all major credit cards. Fore more information, call 409-683-5307 or e-mail: obits@galvnews.com


Recent Obituaries

Thursday 12/08/2016
Kristi Dionne Lewis

A Celebration of Her Life will be held Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 7:00 PM in the Chapel of Carnes Funeral Home.

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Jimmie Lawrence Dickison, Jr.,

Visitation will begin at 11:00 AM, followed by a funeral service at 12:00 PM, on Saturday, December 10, 2016.

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Rose Mary Linton Johnson

Saturday, December 10, 2016, a service celebrating her life at 11:00 AM at Avenue L Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Grace Memorial Park Cemetery in Hitchcock, Texas.

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Services for Friday, December 9, 2016

Williamson, Waggoner, Dickson, Matthews

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Marjorie Elizabeth Tillis

A Memorial Service will be held at 10:00am on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at the Crowder Funeral Home in Webster.

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Bernice Stevens-Heyser

Full obituary may be viewed and memorial condolences made to the family at www.shmfh.com.

Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home – Huntsville, 936-291-7300

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LaVerne Phyllis Nielson Bland

A graveside service will be held at 12:00pm on December 10, 2016 at Laurel Land Memorial Park in Ft. Worth, Texas.

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Arthur T. Johnson

Arthur T. Johnson was born to Kate P. Johnson and Nick Carter on April 29, 1946 in Fredricksburg, Virginia and passed from this life November 29, 2016 at his home in La Marque, Texas.

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Maxine Louise Holcomb

Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m., Saturday, December 10, 2016 at Emken Linton Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Grace Memorial Park.

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Willie D. Williams

A visitation will be held Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 9:00 a.m at McKinney Memorial United Church located in La Marque, Texas. Service immediately following at 10:30 a.m. with a graveside at Forest Park East.

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Marge Geary

A memorial service is scheduled for 10 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 12, at St. Mary Cathedral Basilica, 2011 Church Rear St. Galveston, Texas 77550.

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Theresa Beatrice Strimple

A celebration of life and burial of the ashes in the Port Bolivar Cemetery will be scheduled at a later date.

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Wednesday 12/07/2016
Services for Thursday, December 8, 2016

Smith, Leimer

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Johnny Lynn Washington

Johnny Lynn Washington

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Donald Wayne Glenn

Family and Friends will celebrate his life on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at Greater St. Matthews Baptist Church.

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Pendings for Thursday, December 8, 2016

Kristi Lewis, Jeannie Peggy Steinbach, Theresa Beatrice Strimple, William Lee Payne, Anna Marie Alpentzou

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Ruvelle Dickson

Funeral services will be held 3:00 p.m. Friday, December 9, 2016 with a visitation starting 2:00 p.m.at Emken Linton Funeral Home in Texas City, Texas.

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Daniel A. “Dan” Matthews

GALVESTON— Daniel A. “Dan” Matthews, 62, of Galveston, passed away Saturday December 3, 2016. The family will be receiving friends at Malloy & Son Funeral Home 3028 Broadway Avenue J, Galveston, Friday evening December 9, 2016 from 4:30pm-7pm.

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Tuesday 12/06/2016
Brandy Vela

A visitation will be held at Carnes Funeral Home in Texas City, on Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 from 5:00pm until 7:00pm.  A Celebration of Life ceremony will follow beginning at 7:00pm.  

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Albert Burnice “Burnie” Smith

A memorial service will be celebrated at 3:00 p.m., Thursday, December 8, at Regent Care Center, 2620 West Walker, League City

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Joy Ronneay Leimer

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Thursday, December 8, 2016 at St. Mary of the Miraculous Medal Catholic Church in Texas City

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Barbara Jean Ledford Waggoner

Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m., Friday, December 9, 2016 at Emken Linton Funeral Home. Burial Will follow at Forest Park East. 

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Neil Douglas Matthey

Services will be held at a later date.

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Services for Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Owens Sr., Fato, Caldwell Sr., Kelly

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Pendings for Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Daniel A. Matthews, Marjorie Elizabeth Tillis, Jackson "Jack" Clinton Robinson, Concepcion Vasquez, Leon Joseph Napoli, Jr.

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Monday 12/05/2016
Yvonne Renee (Bryant) Williamson

Viewing will be at Forest Park East cemetery in Webster, on December 9, beginning at 10:30 a.m. for family and 11:15 a.m. for the public. Services will be at 12:30 p.m. and graveside service will be at 1:30 p.m.

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Jeffrey W. Fato, MD

 A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment will follow in Mt. Olivet Cemetery Dickinson, Texas.

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Edward Caldwell, Sr.

Viewing will begin at 9AM on Wednesday, December 7, 2016, followed by funeral service at 11:00 AM in the chapel of Fields-Johnson Family Mortuary

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Services for Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Castaneda, Turner

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Tony Ray Kelly, Sr.

Visitation will be held from 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at Faith Family Fellowship Church with Funeral services beginning at 11:00 A.M. Interment will follow in Carthage, Mississippi.

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Pendings for Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Willie Dee Williams, Blake David Block, Joy Leimer, Daniel A. Matthews, Barbara Jean Ledford Waggoner, Jimmie Lawrence Dickinson, Jr., Rose Mary Johnson

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Jo Nell (Bounds) Matthews

Gravesite services will be held at a later date with burial in her hometown cemetery of Wortham, TX. She will be greatly missed.

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Maria Victoria Castańeda

Viewing will be held from 5:00 to 7:00pm, funeral services will begin at 8:00pm on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at Carnes Funeral Home in Texas City.

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Sunday 12/04/2016
Services for Monday, December 5, 2016

Medina

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Pendings for Monday, December 5, 2016

Joy Leimer, Theresa Beatrice Strimple, William Lee Payne

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Morris Leon Owens, Sr.

Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 7, 2016, in the chapel of Hayes Funeral Home, with Pastors Nathan Hendrix and Harry Stafford officiating. Interment will follow at 2:00 p.m. Earthman Memory Gardens Cemetery in Baytown.

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Saturday 12/03/2016
Pendings for Sunday, December 4, 2016

Arthur T. Johnson , Johnny Lynn Washington, Donald Wayne Glenn, Tony Ray Kelly, Morris Leon Owens, Sr.

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Tim Landis Turner

A memorial service will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 6, 2016, at Arcadia First Baptist Church, 14828 Highway 6, Santa Fe, with Dr. Rick Smith officiating. A private cremation was conducted under the direction of Hayes Funeral Home.

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Richard A. Medina

A visitation will be held on Monday, December 5, 2016 at 11am with a service starting at 12pm and a burial to follow. Services will be held at Carnes Funeral Home, 3100 Gulf Freeway, Texas City, Texas 77591. 409-986-9900.

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Jules “Frenchy” H. Herbert, Jr.

Jules “Frenchy” H. Herbert, Jr., 80, of Santa Fe, passed away Thursday, December 1, 2016 at his place of residence.

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Services for Sunday, December 4, 2016

Felter, Sr., Mazzucco.

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Friday 12/02/2016
Services for Saturday, December 3, 2016

Ford, Wray, Cook, Lambright, Rich, White, Green, Rozelle, Taylor, Mitchell, Lively, Guerra, Barrientes, Hayes, Hamilton.

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Robert Ralph Mazzucco

A celebration of Bob’s life will be held Sunday, December 4, at Galveston Country Club at 3:00pm.

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Pendings for Saturday, December 3, 2016

Tim Landis Turner, Richard Medina

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Evelyn Delores Hamilton

Memorial Services will held on Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 1:00 p.m.at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Hitchcock, Tx.

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Thursday 12/01/2016
Petra Barrientes

Petra’s family will receive visitors beginning at 4:30 pm, Saturday, December 3, 2016, at Malloy & Son Funeral Home. A funeral service will begin at 6:00 pm.

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Eugene Hayes

Memorial Services are being held Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 11:00 AM at Bay Area Funeral Directors 5410 FM 1765 Texas City, TX 77591. The family will meet guests following the services in the Banquet Room of the Funeral Home.

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Betty Lou Guerra

A Funeral Service will be at 10:00am on Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 10:00am at St. Mary’s of the Miraculous Medal Catholic Church of Texas City with Father Clint Ressler officiating. Entombment will be at a later date.

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Services for Friday, December 2, 2016

DeLao, Reazin, Stelly, Sanford, Reazin, Garrett, Emmite.

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Eugene Frederick Felter, Sr.

A Memorial Masonic Service will be at 4:00pm on Sunday, December 4, 2016 at the James Crowder Funeral Home in La Marque.

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