Grove Hill Cemetery

Grove Hill Cemetery

Pledger, Texas

Grove Hill Home

Charity Gailes

Funeral services for Charity Gailes, 87, of Pledger, will be held noon Thursday at Grove Hill Baptist Church in Pledger with the Rev. Frank Cones officiating. Burial will be at Grove Hill Cemetery in Pledger.

Mrs. Gailes was born June 1, 1905 in Wharton to the late Hollie and Maria Bailey Johnson and she died Nov. 28, 1992 at her home.

She was a member of the Baptist church.

Survivors include two daughters, Janie Miles of Houston and Eulalia Waddy of Boling; three sons, Chester T. Thomas and Clarence Gailes of Houston and Watson Gailes of Pledger; two brothers, Tillmon Johnson of Corpus Christi and Wesley Johnson of San Francisco, Calif.; 16 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; two sons-in-law; three daughters-in-law; a sister-in-law and special friends, Charlie, Ross, Charles and Todd Harris and Dietrick Waddy and a host of other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John C. Gailes; a sons, Jesse Moore and a grandson, John C. Waddy.

Pallbearers will be Roland S. Waddy Jr., Wayne H. Johnson, Earnest R. Moore, David Laws, A. J. Johnson and Chris Moore. Honorary pallbearers are Chester Thomas, Clarence Gailes, Roland S. Waddy Sr., L. E. Miles, Watson Gailes and the deacon and trustees of the Grove Hill Baptist Church.

Arrangements are with Duncan-Roberts Funeral Home in Bay City.

Daily Tribune, December 2, 1992

Sidney Amboree Higgins

Funeral services for Sidney Amboree Higgins, 83, of West Columbia, Texas, will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 3, 2003, at Grove Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Pledger, Texas with Rev. Derrick Blount, officiating.

Burial will be in Grove Hill Cemetery in Pledger, Texas.

She died Wednesday, April 30, 2003, at Park Plaza Hospital in Houston, Texas.

Visitation will be held from 2:00 p. m. to 9:00 p. m., with a wake service from 7:00 p. m. to 9:00 p. m. Friday, May 2, 2003, at Dixon Funeral Home Chapel in Brazoria, Texas.

Visitation will also be held from 10:00 a. m. to 11:00 a. m., only, Saturday, May 3, 2003, at Grove Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Pledger, Texas. There will be no viewing afterwards.

She was a member of Grove Hill Missionary Baptist Church, where she served as President of the Pastor’s Aide Committee, where she spent many long hours planning and preparing meals for the Pastor, his guests and people of the community.

Survivors include her husband, Robert Higgins of West Columbia; one son, Clarence Amboree Sr. (Ruby) of Houston; three daughters, Estella Stone, Emma Tyler of Houston and Ina Robinson of Angleton; four brothers, Rev. Clarence Amboree (Ruth), Travis Amboree, Hilliard Amboree (Vera), all of Houston, and J.D. Amboree (Idell) of West Columbia; two sisters, Ruth Marshall (Freddie) and Eliza Odom (Cleveland), all of Houston; six grandchildren, Renee Washington (Louis), Beverly Jones, Clarence Amboree Jr. (Charlene), Shafford Amboree, Lewis Jones Jr. (Chantel), all of Houston, and Brandon Robinson of Angleton; five great-grandchildren, Tiffanie Jones, Joshua Cassard, Donovan Amboree, De’Yonna Cassard and Michael Cassard; one God-daughter, Chelsea White; one God-son, Tristen Wooten; a very devoted, loving, caring care-giver and friend, Leona (Tookie) Jackson; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Active pallbearers will be Clarence Amboree Jr., Lewis Jones Jr., Darryl Odom, Odell Marshall, John Phillips IV and Brandon Robinson.

Honorary pallbearers will be Clarence Amboree Sr., Rev. C. W. Amboree, Travis Amboree, Hillard Amboree, J. D. Amboree and Julius Standley.

Arrangements by Dixon Funeral Home of Brazoria, Texas. 979-798-9113.

The Facts, May 2, 2003




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