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Oscar E. George

Oscar E. George Dies In Victoria; Rites Here Monday

Oscar E. George, a native of Matagorda county and resident of the county and Bay City for many years, died at his home in Victoria Saturday, Sept. 15, at the age of 53 years.

Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at 3:30 from Taylor Bros. funeral home, Rev. Harry V. Rankin officiating. Burial was in Cedarvale cemetery.

Mr. George had been employed by the Central Power & Light company for many years, first in Bay City and for the past several years in Victoria.

He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Gladys George of Victoria; his mother, Mrs. Mabel Bailey of San Antonio; three sisters, Miss Alice George and Miss Dorothy Bailey of San Antonio and Mrs. W. H. Broughton, Jr., of Newgulf; one brother, Lamar George of Alice, Tex.

Pallbearers for the rites were C. A. Streiber, W. G. Nixon, Sgt. Clarence Frazier, V. D. Goering, William Blackburn and J. K. Mattox.


Oscar George of Victoria, son of Mrs. Mable Bailey of San Antonio, passed away at his home Saturday from a sudden heart attack.

The remains were brought to Bay City for interment in the Cedarvale cemetery at 3:30 Monday afternoon.

Mr. George was born in Matagorda in 1892 and reared here. He is survived by his wife, his mother, Mrs. Bailey, one brother, Lamar George, and three sisters, and an uncle at Matagorda.

Mr. C. A. Noble and wife went to Victoria at once returning home Sunday evening. Several from Matagorda attended the funeral services in Bay City they included Mr. and Mrs. Noble, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Duffy and others.

Deepest sympathy of Matagorda friends are extended the survivors of this estimable man.

“The Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away—Blessed be His Holy name.”

Matagorda County Tribune, Thursday, September 20, 1945

John T. Gore


Mattie B. Gore


Rowan Green & Neta Green


Birdie May Gregersen


Henry M. Hall

Rites Held For Bay City Youth – Henry M. Hall

Bay City, May 20.—(Sp)—Funeral services for Henry M. Hall, 20, who died Saturday from severe burns received in a car accident April 30, were held at the Matchett-Newman funeral home Sunday afternoon.

Rev. Boyd Hunt of Fort Worth officiated. Burial was in Cedarvale cemetery. Young Hall, an army veteran, is survived by his mother, Mrs. Mary Ada Hall; six sisters, and a brother.

His death is the second caused by the crash, which occurred about two and one-half miles east of Bay City, April 30. The youth and four companions were returning to Bay City from a skating party in Sweeny, when the car struck an abutment of the Buck’s bayou bridge. James A. Roper Jr. was pinned underneath the overturned car and burned to death.

Robert Pruitt and the Hall boy were severely burned. R. C. Taylor had his right leg amputated as a result of the accident. The driver of the car, Floyd Hack, was uninjured.

Houston Post, May 21, 1945

Mike Hobizal


Ruth V. Hobizal


H. H. "Huck" Holcombe


Albertine Holloway


Bertha Horvath


Sandor Horvath


Rush Marion Hubbard
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R. M. Hubbard
- Courtesy of Gale French


Fred Edward Jones


Harry E. Kennemer


Walter Leo Loos


Dusty Lane Owen


Sarah Pentecost


William Pentecost



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