Cedarvale - Bay City Cemetery
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Arnold Fred Alberts
Arnold Fred Alberts, 82, of Alvin, Texas passed
away on November 7, 2011 in Friendswood, Texas. He was born on April
8, 1929 in Madison, Iowa to Folkert Alberts and Talena (Johnson)
Alberts. He married Wanda Estelle Abshier on August 14, 1954, in New
Gulf, Texas. They resided in Alvin for 43 years. He was a member of
the First United Methodist Church of Alvin. He served in the United
States Air Force during the Korean War at Lackland Air Force Base in
San Antonio, Texas, Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, Mississippi,
and Reese Air Force in Lubbock, Texas. He retired from Monsanto on
January 1, 1990 after 28 years of service.
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Wanda Estelle Abshier Alberts
Wanda Estelle Alberts, 80, of Alvin, Texas passed
away on May 17, 2012, in Friendswood, Texas. She was born on March
28, 1932 in Bay City, Texas to James R. Abshier and Lois E. (Lee)
Abshier. She married Arnold Fred Alberts on August 14, 1954, in New
Gulf, Texas. They resided in Alvin for 43 years. She graduated summa
cum laude from Baylor University in Waco, Texas, with a Bachelor's
of Arts degree from the College of Arts and Sciences in May 1953.
She served as medical technology intern from July 1953 to July 1954
at Baylor University Hospital in Dallas, Texas. She was a homemaker
until 1971, when she started working for Galveston County Memorial
Hospital (now Mainland Center) in Texas City, Texas. She worked at
the hospital for 21 years first as a Lab Technician and later
promoted to Lab Technologist. As a homemaker she was involved in her
sons' activities, and enjoyed cooking, gardening, refurbishing
furniture and lamps, and crafts such as crocheting, shadow boxing,
and ornament making. She was a member of the First United Methodist
Church of Alvin, the United Methodist Women's Group, Friendship
Class, and served as a Sunday school teacher and aide. She was a
long-time member of the Alvin Garden Club.
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Barry Joel Lane Barbour
Ann E. Parker Barnett
Ann Parker Turnipseede
Ann Elizabeth Parker Turnipseede, 60, of Waco, passed away Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at a local hospital. She was born April 8, 1953 to the late Robert H. Parker Sr. & Geraldine Elizabeth Crow Parker.
She is survived by her husband: David Turnipseede of Waco; 2 sons: Scott Barnett and wife Shari of Sweeny, and Clay Barnett of Whitney; daughter: Sally Barnett of Waco; 7 grandchildren: Megan, Dylan, Haley, Landon, Hunter, Erin, and Christopher; sister: Susan Hunt and husband Jim of Dallas; nephew: Alan Hunt and wife Monica of Dallas; niece: Nicole White and husband King of Dallas; 4 great-nieces: Parker, Drew, Isabella, and Daniela; great-nephew: Alan; aunt: Johnna Norris of Bay City; half-sister: Lillian Underwood of Frisco; half-brother: Bob Parker of Cypress; and several other beloved family members. She was preceded in death by father: Robert Henry Parker, Sr. and mother: Geraldine Crow Parker Ramsey.
Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013 at Lake Shore Funeral Home Chapel in Waco. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service in Waco. A graveside service will be 2:00 PM Sunday, October 13, 2013 at Cedarvale Cemetery in Bay City, Texas with Dr. Russ Munch officiating.
Thoughts and memories may also be shared in the online Guest Book at www.LakeShoreFuneralHome.com Funeral arrangements are with Lakeshore Funeral Home in Waco (254) 752-5910.
Ella Mae Bolen
Ella M. Bolen
Funeral services for Ella M. Bolen, 87, of Markham were held at 10 a. m. Monday, Nov. 17, 1998 in the Chapel at Taylor Bros. Funeral Home, Rev. Howard Harper officiating. Interment followed in Cedarvale Cemetery.
Bolen was born Jan. 23, 1931 in Pittsburgh, Calif. to the late Thomas O. and Grace Chapman Self.
Bolen is survived by daughters, Barbara Ruppert of Rockport and Deborah Davis of Salem, Ore.; son, Darvis Bolen of Markham; sister, Dana Becker-Dunn of Mount Lake, N. J.; brothers, M. L. Self of Bay City and Leon Self of Missouri; eight grandchildren; and one great grandchild.
Arrangements are with Taylor Bros. Funeral Home.
Sunday, November 22, 1998
Jeffery G. Boots
Jeffery Gordon Boots, 39, of Bay City, passed away Saturday, August 12, 2006. He was born February 10, 1967 in Norwich, NY to Earl Edwin Boots and Lorna Mae Martin Boots. He was a resident of Bay City for the past 21 years.
Jeffery is survived by his mother: Lorna M. Boots of Bay City; by his sister: Vicky Schafer of Bay City, TX; and his brothers: Kevin Boots and Dennis Boots of Indiana. He was preceded in death by his father: Earl E. Boots and his brother: Christopher Boots.
Visitation will begin at 11:00 AM Thursday at the funeral home. Graveside funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Friday, August 18, 2006 at Cedarvale Cemetery in Bay City with Rev. L. V. Harvey officiating.
Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.taylorbros.net.
Arrangements are with Taylor Bros. Funeral Home, Bay City, TX (979) 245-4613.
Frank B. Boulton Josie L. Boulton
Josie Lee Boulton
Graveside services for Josie Lee Boulton, 86, of Bay City were held 2 p. m. Sunday at Cedarvale Cemetery with the Rev. Joe E. Wrape officiating.
Mrs. Boulton was born Feb. 13, 1906 in Fayetteville, Ark., to Sallie B. and Joe Matthews Branson and died Oct 3, 1992 at Matagorda General Hospital.
She was a member of the Disciples of Christ Church and a former resident of Sargent.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Duewie and Lou Boulton of Sargent; a daughter-in-law, Pat Boulton of Hemphill; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband and a son, Frank Boulton Sr. and Frank Jr.
Services are under the direction of Dick R. Elkins, Bay City Funeral Home.
Daily Tribune, October 5, 1992
Norene Hoke Brollier
Fred Broughton, 64, 251 Selkirk Rd. Bay City, died Monday, October 2, at Matagorda General Hospital. He was born December 18, 1913 in Bay City. The deceased was a retired employee of Groce Wearden Company for 43 years and served on the Board of Directors of Groce Wearden. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Fred Broughton of Bay City, a son, Fred Broughton, Jr., of Houston, daughters, Mrs. Frank Sliva of Bay City and Mrs. Jessica Leslie of San Antonio, brothers, Earl and W. H. Broughton of Bay City and Seldon Broughton of Corpus Christi, a sister, Mrs. Ludolph Heiligbrodt of Bay City and five grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at the Bay City Funeral Home Chapel on Wednesday, October 4, at 2:00 p. m. Rev. W. D. Baker of First Baptist Church will officiate. Pallbearers include Frank Sliva, Frank Hurley, Jr., Dick McCullough, Roy Leslie and Lewis Schuttz. Interment at Cedarvale Cemetery. Services under the direction of Dick R. Elkins, Bay City Funeral Home.
Daily Tribune, October 3, 1978
Lorraine P. Broughton
Lorraine P. Broughton, 66, of Bay City died April 9 at the Diagnostic Hospital in Houston. She had retired two years ago as executive vice president of Bay City Federal Savings and Loan after 41 years of service. Survivors include: son, Fred Broughton Jr. of Houston; two daughters, Mrs. Frank (Barbara) Sliva of Bay City and Mrs. Roy (Jessica) Leslie of San Antonio; two sisters, Mrs. F. A. Hurley and Mrs. R. B. McCullough both of Bay City; five grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, April 10 at 3:30 p. m. at the Bay City Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. W. D. Baker officiating. Interment will be at the Cedarvale Cemetery with pallbearers being: Frank Hurley Jr., Frank Hurley III, Dick McCullough, Russell Law, Jack Worsham, and Glenn White; honorary pallbearers will be the directors of Bay City Federal Savings and Loan. Services under the direction of Dick R. Elkins, Bay City Funeral Home.
Daily Tribune, April 9 or 10, 1979
Prominent Banker Dies in Houston
Funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon for Lorraine P. Broughton who died April 9 at the Diagnostic Hospital in Houston.
Mrs. Broughton had retired from her position as executive vice president of Bay City Federal Savings and Loan in March of 1977. She had been with the local bank for 41 years.
She joined the savings and Loan in January 1936 as a general office worker and was the only one working in the office until 1945. In 1956 she was appointed secretary-treasurer of the association, a post she held until May of 1968 when she was appointed to her new position. She served for a two year term as director of the Gulf Coast Savings and Loan League.
Mrs. Broughton was honored with a reception at the bank upon her retirement.
Services will be held at 3:30 p. m. April 10 at the Bay City Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. W. D. Baker officiating. Interment will be at the Cedarvale Cemetery.
April April 9 or 10, 1979
W. H. "Buddy" Broughton Rena B. Broughton
Rena Elizabeth Bailey Broughton, 97, of Bay City, passed away
Monday, September 19, 2005, at her residence.
W. H. Broughton
Services will be held for W. H. Broughton, 80, of Bay City, 4 p. m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church of Bay City.
Officiating will be Dr. W. D. Baker.
Broughton died May 26, 1983 at Matagorda General Hospital.
Survivors include wife, Rena Broughton of Bay City; daughter-in-law, Nan Broughton of Missouri City; brothers, Earl E. Broughton of Bay City, Seldon Broughton of Corpus Christi; sister Gladys Heiligbrodt of Bay City; grandchildren, Webb Broughton of Beaumont and Laura Broughton Ball of Houston.
Broughton was a member of the First Baptist Church and retired from Texas Gulf Sulphur Company after 40 years.
Burial will follow services at Cedarvale Cemetery.
Services under the direction of Dick R. Elkins Bay City Funeral Home.
May 27?, 1983
Lettie F. Brown
August 2, 1930 – November 14, 1999
Lettie’s physical body passed away November 14, 1999, but her soul returned to God to bathe in His light.
Funeral services for Lettie Frances Brown, 69, of Bay City, will be at 11:00 AM Wednesday, November 17, 1999, at the First United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Tom Crowe and the Rev. Pauline Harvey officiating. She will lie in state at Taylor Bros. Funeral Home on Monday until 9:00 PM and on Tuesday from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM. Interment will follow at Cedarvale Cemetery.
Lettie Frances Brown was born August 2, 1930, in Waco, Texas to the late Thomas and Myrtle Dickerson Sullins. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, a resident of Bay City since 1961, and a member of the Eastern Star.
Survivors include: her husband, Jack Edward Brown of Bay City; daughter and son-in-law, Karen and James Root of Ridgeland, Mississippi; grandson, Micha C. Hill of Oakland, California; and brother, Howard Sullins of Waco.
Pallbearers will be Cecil Mast, Don Pollard, Austin Green, Bill Och, David Hill, and Joe Howard Sullins. Contributions may be made to Hospice Support Inc., 1102 N. Mechanic, Suite B, El Campo, TX 77437. Arrangements handled by Taylor Bros. Funeral Home.
The Daily Tribune, (date unknown) Courtesy of Susie Adkins
Charles A. Budaus
Charles Budaus 48, of Bay City died Friday,
September 15, 2000. He was born October 19, 1951 in El Campo to Ann
Budaus and the late Charles F. Badaus.
Edwin Cihal Thelma L. Cihal
Thelma Lorene Cihal
Services will be held for Thelma Lorene Cihal, 59, of Bay City, 3:00 PM Wednesday, at the First Baptist Church. Cihal died January 2, 1983 at the Gulf Coast Hospital in Wharton.
Survivors include: husband, Edwin “Gin” Cihal of Bay City; mother, Mrs. Ollie Massey of Bay City; daughter, Mrs. Pat Anderson of Austin; granddaughters, Tammy Irwin of Wharton and Denise Anderson of Austin; four nephews and one niece.
Burial will follow services at Cedarvale Cemetery. Pallbearers include: Michael, Steve, Ronnie and Donnie Massey, David Stade, Johnnie Hahn and Dewane Ledwig. Arrangements are with Taylor Brothers Funeral Home.
The Daily Tribune, January 4, 1983 Obituary courtesy of Susie Adkins
Edwin “Gin” Cihal
Funeral services for Edwin “Gin” Cihal, 65, of Bay City were scheduled for 4 p. m. today at First Baptist Church of Bay City with Dr. W. D. Baker officiating. Burial is scheduled for Cedarvale Cemetery, Bay City.
Mr. Cihal was born Sept. 25, 1921, in Collegeport and died Sept. 21, 1987, in Lake Tahoe.
He was the owner of TLC Rental Tool, Inc. and a lifetime member of the 100 Club. He was a veteran of World War II where he served with the U. S. Army.
Survivors include his wife, Kay Fults Cihal of Bay City; a daughter, Pat Anderson of Austin; a stepdaughter, Debra Stade; four stepsons, Michael, Stephen, Ronald and Donald Massey; two grandchildren, Tammy Irwin of Wharton and Denise Anderson of Manor, Texas; two great-grandchildren, Clayton Irwin Jr. and Jessica Irwin; and nine step-grandchildren. He is also survived by Ollie Massey.
Arrangements are with Taylor Brothers Funeral Home, Bay City.
Jana Dian Cole
Funeral services for Jana Dian Cole were scheduled for 2 p. m. today at Taylor Brothers Funeral Home with Dr. W. D. Baker officiating. Burial will follow at Cedarvale Cemetery, Bay City..
Mrs. Cole was born Nov. 28, 1953, to Allen and Adela Bryant in Bay City, and died April 20, 1990, in Bay City.
A lifelong resident of Bay City, she was a member of the Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband, Allan Cole of Bay City; parents, Allen and Adela Bryant of Kingsville; two daughters, Kimberly Gayle Cole and Kelli Lynn Cole of Bay City; a son, Keith Allan Cole of Bay City; three sisters, Peggy Griffith of Kingsville, Gayle Polak of Eagle River, Alaska, and Penni McCurry of Bay City.
Pallbearers include Roy Cole, Raymond Cole, Dan Ehlert, Randy McCurry, Fritz Arlitt and John Arlitt.
Arrangements are with Taylor Brothers Funeral Home, Bay City.
Gordon Lee Cook
Gordon Lee Cook, 44, of Bay City passed away July 2, 1995 at Methodist Hospital in Houston. He was born November 12, 1950 in Bay City to Mark and Oleta Campbell Cook. He was a life long resident of Matagorda County and a member of The First United Methodist Church. He was the director of the Bay City Gas Company; served on the Education Committee and the Board of Directors of the Texas Gas Association; past chairman of the Matagorda County Fairgrounds Committee; was the 1994-1995 president of the Bay City Lions Club; served as Chairman and Director of the Rice Festival; was past president of the Bay City Booster Club; was the founder and served as chairman of the Friends of the Blackcats; was a director of the Blackcat Classic Golf Tournament; was a longtime Little League and Babe Ruth Baseball Coach in Bay City; and was a volunteer umpire for Youth Baseball. He was preceded in death by his father, Mark Cook in 1962. He is survived by his best friend and wife of 21 years, Sheri Humphries Cook of Bay City; his mother, Oleta Cook of Bay City; one daughter, Jessica Cook of Bay City; one sister and brother-in-law, Pat and Charles Louis Williams of Bay City; by two brothers and a sister-in-law, Clifton and Marilyn Cook of Houston and Ronnie Cook of McKinney, Texas; his mother-in-law, Wannie Humphries of Bay City; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Lesa and David Tidwell of Belton, Texas, Jim and Elsa Humphries of Bay City, and Judy and Tommy Rowland of El Campo; by eleven nieces and nephews. Funeral services are scheduled for 10:00 a. m. Wednesday at the First United Methodist Church in Bay City with the Rev. Mike Toland and the Rev. Jim Welch officiating. Burial will follow at the Cedarvale Cemetery in Bay City. Pallbearers include, Mark Finlay, Johnnie Hahn, Crayden Dennard, Brent Marceaux, Warren Trahan, Joey Sliva, Skipper Osborne, and George Deshotels. Members of the Bay City Lions Club will serve as honorary pallbearers. Contributions may be made to the Bay City Lions Club Scholarship Fund. Arrangements are with Taylor Bros. Funeral Home in Bay City.
July 4, 1995
William E. Cook Dorothy D. Cook
William Edward Cook
(December 9, 1915 - February 5, 2010)
William Edward Cook was born in Emmit Arkansas Dec. 9, 1915 to the late William Joseph & Teresa Isabelle Sulzer Cook. He married the late Dorothy Ellis Cook in 1939 and moved to Bay City in 1948. He was a World War II Veteran and was retired as a First Class Machisist with Phillips Petroleum where he worked for over 30 years.
He is survived by his daughters Gwen Templeton and Charlene Harvey; grandchildren Claudette Chanik, Eddie Chanik and Lyndell Joe Chanik; great grandchildren Laurie Bass and Larry Hunt; great-great grandchildren Crystal Bell Bass and Stormy Dawn Bass; brother Imon Cook and numerous nieces and nephews.
will be 2:00 PM Monday, Feb. 8, 2010 at Taylor Bros. Funeral
Home with Bro. Larry Macomber officiating. Graveside services
with Military Honors will follow at Cedarvale Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Ron Harvey, Leo Borak, Dravin Barchet, Joe
Chanik, Bill Jones and John Mohon.
Dorothy D. Cook, 81, of Bay City died March 16, 2003 at Bay
Villa Nursing Home. She was born March 25, 1921 in Hope, Ark. to
the late William Luther and Mary Alice King Ellis. She was
resident of Bay City since 1948 and a member of the Nichols Rd.
Church of Christ.
Claude Curtner Jewel Curtner
Jessie Jewel Curtner
Jessie Jewel Curtner, 66, former resident of Bay City, of West Columbia, died at her home Monday morning. Services will be Wednesday at 2:30 p. m. in the First Baptist Church in West Columbia, under the direction of Baker Funeral Home of West Columbia, with Rev. Harold Parnell officiating. Burial will be in the Cedarvale Cemetery, Bay City. Survivors include her husband William Claude, of the home, one daughter, Mrs. John C. Mohon of Sweeny, one son, Roger Daniel Curtner also fo the home; four sisters, Mrs. Marie Cooper, Utopia, Iris Rainey, Van Vleck, Mrs. Catherine Jones, Garden Grove, Calif., Mrs. Ruth Wood, Azle; one brother, Wallis Rice, Humble. Mrs. Curtner was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Rice of Bay City.
January 30, 1979
William E. Ehlert, Jr. Jean K. Davis Ehlert
William E. “Bill” Ehlert Jr.
Funeral services for William E. “Bill” Ehlert, Jr., 66, of Bay City, are scheduled for 2 p. m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church with the Rev. Mike Zimmerman officiating and assisted by Dr. W. D. Baker. Burial will be in Cedarvale Cemetery.
Mr. Ehlert was born Feb. 3, 1927 in Bay City to William E. and Naomi J. Meschkat Ehlert Sr. and died Oct. 17, 1993 in Matagorda General Hospital.
A member of the First Baptist Church, he served there as a teacher for the Men’s Sunday School Class in the Adult II Department, chairman of the Deacons for 1992 and 1993 and he was chairman of the Missions Committee for the Colorado Association.
He was employed by Phillips Petroleum Co. in Sweeny for 32 years and served in the U. S. Navy during World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Jean Davis Ehlert of Bay City; his mother, Naomi J. Ehlert of Bay City; a son and daughter-in-law, Dan and Karen Ehlert of Katy; two daughters, Kathy Ehlert of Spring and Susie Huebner of Bay City; a daughter and son-in-law Judy and Richard Tinsley of Cypress; a sister and brother-in-law, Margaret and Kenneth Hite of Bay City and 11 grandchildren.
Pallbearers were James Sowell, Woody Riedel, Bob Allen, Frank Craft, George McDonald and Andy Anderson.
Honorary pallbearers are Deacon of the First Baptist Church Men’s Sunday School Class Adult II.
Funeral services are under the direction of Dick R. Elkins, Bay City Funeral Home.
Daily Tribune, October 19, 1993
Davis Ehlert, 71, of Bay City died August 30, 2000 at Holy
Family Hospital in Spokane, Washington. She was born March
2, 1929 in Groveton, Texas to the late Guy and Vera Tempia
Elizabeth Skidmore Davis. Mrs. Ehlert was a member of the
First Baptist Church and a life-long resident of Bay City.
Clarence Wilburn Emerson, 81 of Angleton, Texas passed Wednesday,
September 20, 2006 at Angleton-Danbury Medical Center.
Lester D. Farley Lena M. Farley
Lester Ivan Farmer
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