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Courtesy of Betty Crosby
 


Bruce Phillip Anderson

 

Miguel Anzaldua

 


Antonia Aragon

Services were held for Mrs. Antonia Aragon, 37, of Bay City, 3 p. m. today (Monday) at Taylor Brothers Funeral Home Chapel.

Officiating at the services was the Rev. Ismael Marroquin.

Aragon died April 2, 1983 at John Sealy Hospital in Galveston.

Survivors include husband, Jorge Aragon of Bay City; mother, Jauna Avila of Central America; daughters, Ruth Aragon and Debora Aragon both of Bay City; sons, Jorge, Joshua and Daniel Aragon of Bay City; sisters, Elieda Hilaldo and Josephine Hidaldo both of Central America; brothers, Maucelio and Emillio Hidaldo both of Bay City, Luis, Carlos and Victor Hidaldo all of Central America.

Aragon was a resident of Bay City for five years and a Jehovah Witness.

Burial followed services at Cedarvale Cemetery.

Arrangements with Taylor Brothers Funeral Home.

Daily Tribune, Monday, April 4, 1983
 


Mrs. Romana Arias

Mrs. Romana Arias, age 62 years passed away Friday morning at 8:00 o’clock.

She is survived by her husband Lazaro Arias, one son Bruno Arias

Funeral services were held Saturday at 2:00 p. m. from the Latin American Catholic Church with Rev. V. Fullerton officiating.

Matchett-Newman Funeral Home in charge.

Daily Tribune, November 17, 1945
 


Gladys "Ga - Ga" Arlitt

Beulah Gladys Arlitt

Funeral services for Beulah Gladys Arlitt, 89, of Alice, Texas, will be held 2 p. m. Monday at Taylor Brothers Funeral Chapel, Bay City, with the Rev. Hugh Jones officiating. Burial will be at Cedarvale Cemetery, Bay City.

Mrs. Arlitt was born Aug. 8, 1898, in Caney, Kan., and died June 23, 1988, at Hospitality House, Alice.

She was a member of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Dena Finster of Bay City; and Mrs. Allen Bryant of Kingsville; a son, W. B. Arlitt of Bay City; 12 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, W. F. “Pop” Arlitt.

Pallbearers include Carl Anderson, Dale Griffin, John Arlitt, Fritz Arlitt, Michael Finster and Van T. Little. Arrangements are with Taylor Brothers Funeral Home, Bay City.

Daily Tribune, June 25?, 1988
 


Jeanine Marie Bohner

Jeanine Marie Bohner

Funeral services for Jeanine Bohner, 20, of Bay City will be held 2 p. m. Wednesday at St. Peter Lutheran Church with the Rev. Joe Podolak officiating. Burial to follow at Cedarvale Cemetery, Bay City.

Ms. Bohner was born June 23, 1970, in Hampton, Va., and died Jan. 5, 1991, at M. D. Anderson Hospital, Houston.

She was a member of the Lutheran church and has been a resident of Bay City since 1979.

Survivors include her parents, Donald W. and Evelyn Bohner of Bay City; a brother, Warren Scott Bohner of Seattle, Wash.; maternal grandfather, Richard L. Fulgham of South Port, N. C. and paternal grandmother, Ruth Bohner of Defiance, Ohio.

Arrangements are with Taylor Brothers Funeral Home, Bay City.

Daily Tribune, January 7 or 8, 1991
 


P. A. Bond          Gertrude Bond

 

Patricia Ann Brannon

 


Cindy Ann Pena Bryan

Cindy Ann Pena Bryan

Funeral services for Cindy Ann Pena Brady, 22, of Bay City will be held at 10 a. m. Tuesday at Holy Cross Catholic Church with the Rev. Charles Sonnier officiating. Burial will be in Cedarvale Cemetery.

A rosary will be said at 8 p. m. today at Bay City Funeral Home chapel by Rev. Sonnier.

Ms. Bryan was born Jan. 5, 1964, in Bay City to Daniel and Mary Ann Padia Pena and died Nov. 8, 1986, following an automobile accident in West Melbourne, Fla.

She was a member of the Catholic church.

Survivors include her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Pena Sr. of Bay City, a daughter, Danielle Marie Bryan of Bay City; a son, Derick Bryan of Bay City; two brothers, Daniel Jr. and David Pena of Bay City, and grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Teodula Pena of Bay City.

Services are under the direction of Dick R. Elkins, Bay City Funeral Home.

Daily Tribune, October 10, 1986
 


John J. Clayton          Effie M. Clayton

 


Cecil Davie Davis          Beulah Autie Davis

Beulah Autie Davis

Funeral services for Beulah Autie Davis, 82, of Bay City will be held 10:30 a. m. Friday at Sixth Street Church of Christ with Lanier Stevens of Madisonville officiating. Burial will be in Cedarvale Cemetery, Bay City.

Mrs. Davis was born Jan. 26, 1906, in Groveton, Texas, to Peter E. and Emily Gregson Josserand and died Dec. 6, 1988, at Matagorda House, Bay City.

She was a Bay Villa Nursing Home volunteer and a member of the Sixth Street Church of Christ.

Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, C. D. and Lucille Davis of Conroe and James Allen and Claunese Davis of Bay City; a son-in-law, Dudley Ball of Palestine; 13 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.

Her grandson will serve as pallbearers.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil D. Davis, and a daughter, Autie Cecile Ball.

Services are under the direction of Dick R. Elkins, Bay City Funeral Home.

Daily Tribune, December 1988
 


Alvin C. Ferguson          Mary O. Ferguson


Mary Ferguson

Graveside services for Mary Ferguson, 92, of Sweeny will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, 2000 at Cedarvale Cemetery with the Rev. Chester Sassman officiating.

Ms. Ferguson died in Sweeny [on February 8, 2000]. She was born March 7, 1907 in Montgomery, Texas.

She is survived by: her daughter-in-law and her husband Julane and Carl Thumann of Bay City; grandson, Shawn Ferguson of El Campo; two great grandsons, Brandon Brune of Kyle, Texas and Westin Ferguson of El Campo; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Arrangements are with Taylor Bros. Funeral Home.

THE DAILY TRIBUNE, February 10, 2000
 


Donald R. Ferguson

Donald Ray Ferguson

Funeral services for Donald Ray Ferguson, 61, of Bay City will be held 2 p. m. Tuesday at Taylor Brothers Funeral Home with the Rev. Dr. W. D. Baker officiating. Burial will follow at Cedarvale Cemetery.

Mr. Ferguson was born July 19, 1928, to Alvin and Mary Sandy Ferguson in Humble and died July 1, 1990, at Matagorda General Hospital.

He is survived by his wife, Julane Johnson Ferguson of Bay City; mother, Mary Ferguson of Bay City; a son and daughter-in-law, Shawn and Melodie Ferguson of Bay City; and two grandsons, Westin and Brondon Ferguson of Bay City.

Pallbearers are Don Sperry, Tom Herwig, Michael Hawkins, Clovis Boatwright, Charles Schulz and James Hubbard.

Arrangements are with Taylor Brothers Funeral Home, Bay City.

Daily Tribune, July 2?, 1990
 


Hallie Eloise Fondren

Hallie Eloise Fondren

Funeral services for Hallie Eloise Fondren, 79, were held 2 p. m. Monday at First Baptist Church of Van Vleck with the Rev. Joe Ramsey officiating. Burial followed in Cedarvale Cemetery.

Miss Fondren was born May 29, 1914, in Bay City to William Arthur and Pauline Yates Fondren and died Jan. 8, 1994, in Memorial Southwest Hospital in Houston.

A retired lieutenant colonel with the U. S. Army Nurse Corps., she was a graduate of Memorial Baptist Lilly Jolly School of Nursing in 1941. She also attended the University of Maryland and the University of Houston, Domencian College of Nursing in Houston. She was a longtime nurse at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Houston and Matagorda General Hospital in Bay City. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, V. F. W. Post 2438 in Bay City and First Baptist Church of Van Vleck. She was a veteran of World War II and the Korean Conflict. During WWII, she was in the South Pacific where she was awarded a Bronze Star.

Survivors include a sister, Alene Hammond of Sweeny; a brother, Robert W. Fondren of Virginia Beach, Va., and numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers are her nephews, Allen Anderson, W. C. Hammond Jr., Raymond Thomasson, Don Thomasson, Timothy Thomasson and Rodney Matthews.

Honorary pallbearers are Shelbert Reed, Walter Thomasson, Joe Thomasson, Dan Thomasson and Steve Matthews.

Arrangements are with Taylor Brothers Funeral Home of Bay City.

Daily Tribune, January 11, 1994


Photo courtesy of Kenneth L. Thames
 


Gerard Banks Garnett

G. B. Garnett

G. B. Garnett, age 75, expired in Pasadena, and funeral services were held in Bay City Thursday under the direction of Walker-Matchett. Interment was in Cedarvale Cemetery.

Mr. Garnett was a life time resident of Matagorda county, residing in Midfield until a few years ago.

He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Darnell Jerden of Palacios, and Mrs. Ed Yeamons of Pasadena; three sons, J. A. Garnett of Blessing, Frank and G. B. Garnett of New York, to whom The Tribune extends sympathy.

Matagorda County Tribune, December 24, 1936
 


Robert A. Garnett           Cornelia R. Garnett

R. A. Garnett Expires in Lufkin
Funeral Services Conducted From Presbyterian Church

R. A. Garnett, age 73 years, 4 months and 2 days, expired at the home of his son, Phil Garnett, in Lufkin Tuesday at 2:55 PM. Funeral services were held at the First Presbyterian Church here today (Wednesday) with Rev. Ernest F. Deutsch officiating. Interment was at Cedarvale Cemetery under the direction of Walker Matchett.

Surviving are: his wife, of Bay City, one son of Lufkin, and two sisters, Mrs. G. A. Morrow of Millett and Mrs. E. P. Morrow of McFadden.

The Daily Tribune, December 16, 1937                Obituary courtesy of Susie Adkins
 


Roderick Gates          Annie Mae Gates Miller

Roderick Gates

Funeral services for Roderick Gates, 82, of Wadsworth, are scheduled for 11 a. m Wednesday, Feb. 1, 1995, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Wadsworth with Msgr. James Brunner officiating. Burial will follow in Cedarvale Cemetery in Bay City.

A rosary will be said at 7:30 p. m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, 1995, at Taylor Bros. Funeral home Chapel.

Mr. Gates was born Aug. 26, 1912, in Glendale, to Ben F. and Mamie McWhorter Gates and died Jan. 30, 1995, in Matagorda General Hospital in Bay City.

He was a resident of Matagorda County for the last 47 years and resided in Wadsworth for 26 years. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Wadsworth.

Survivors include his wife, Annie Mae Genzer Gates; a son and daughter-in-law, Joe and Sandra Gates of League City; three daughters and sons-in-law, Doris and Johnny Layton Sr. of Wadsworth, Laura and Steve Evans of Barksdale, Karen and James Trobl of Bay City; two brothers, Rex Gates of Copperas Cove and Donald Gates of Pasadena; two sisters, LaVerne Gates Henderson of Angleton and Vonite Gates Droddy of Trinity; seven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, one step-grandson and one step-great-great-grandson and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Erwin and Chatman Gates and one step-brother, James F. Goodwin.

Pallbearers are his grandsons, Johnny Layton Jr., Roderick Gates, Steven Evans Jr., Cory Evans, David Allen and Chuck Abshier.

Arrangements are with Taylor Bros. Funeral Home of Bay City.

Daily Tribune, January 31, 1995
 


George Stanley Genzer          Cecilia Katheryn Genzer

 

Fred C. Gest

Fred Gest Dies of Burns Received in Boiler Blast
Rice Mill Worker Succumbs to Injury Received Attempting To Save A. Keener, Another Employee

Mr. Fred Christian Gest, 49, died at the Matagorda County hospital Wednesday evening at 7 o’clock from burns received Tuesday afternoon at 2:45 when the tubes blew out on the boiler on which Mr. Gest and Mr. Keener were working.

Mr. Keener suffered severe and painful burns on the arms, face, and legs, mostly second degree burns.

Funeral services will be held from Taylor Bros. Funeral Parlor, Friday, at 11 a. m. Reverend Marvin Vance will officiate and Taylor Bros. will be in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Gest is survived by his wife, two daughters, Mrs. Edna Gest Stevenson and Miss Dora Gest, one son, Fred F. Gest Jr. of Houston; three sisters, Mrs. Paul Wilde of Houston, Mrs. R. C. Foster of Newgulf, and Mrs. A. E. Wiebalk of San Francisco; three brothers, Albert, of Bay City, Otto of Boling and Adolph of Angleton.

Daily Tribune, May 22, 1941
 


Lela Gest

Mrs. Adolph Gest – Lela Gest

Mrs. Adolph Gest died this morning after a very brief illness. Becoming alarmingly ill last night she was moved to the Loos hospital where every effort possible was made to save her life, but death came this morning.

She is survived by her husband and children.

A more extended notice will be given in a late issue of the Tribune.

Daily Tribune, December 29, 1923
 


Marcella Q. Gonzales

Marcella Quintanilla Gonzales

Marcella Quintanilla Gonzales, 58, of Houston, is scheduled for 2 p. m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, 1994, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church with the Rev. Edward Boren officiating. Burial will follow in Cedarvale Cemetery in Bay City.

A rosary will be said at 7 p. m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, 1994, at Taylor Bros. Funeral Home chapel.

Mrs. Gonzales was born June 2, 1936, in Wharton to Praxedes and Margarita Cervantes Quintanilla and died Nov. 12, 1994, at Doctor’s Hospital in Houston. A rosary will be said at 7 p. m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, 1994, at Taylor Bros. Funeral Home chapel.

She has been a resident of Houston for the past year and was formerly of Bay City.

Survivors include her mother, Margarita Quintanilla of Bay City; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Barbara and Ruben Saavedra of Houston, Betty and Richard Beliz of League City and Connie Gonzales of Houston; five sons and two daughters-in-law, Richard Gonzales of League City, Dan Ray and Jackie Gonzales and Rito and Ruby Gonzales, all of Bay City, Julio Gonzales Jr. and Arnold Villareal, both of Houston; three sisters, Sophia Valdez, Josephine Gomez and Rosa Montalvo, all of Bay City; three brothers, Ignacio Quintanilla of Bay City, Nick Quintanilla of Van Vleck and Florentino Quintanilla of Bay City and 19 grandchildren.

Arrangements are with Taylor Bros. Funeral Home of Bay City.

Daily Tribune, November 15, 1994
 


Roberta Capps Jamison



 

 

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