Cedarvale - Bay City Cemetery Markers

Cedarvale  - Bay City Cemetery

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John C. Carrington          Heppie C. Carrington


Harry John Clark          Anne Elizabeth Clark

Mrs. Elizabeth Clark Dies Suddenly In Kerrville Sun.

Mrs. Harry Clark, 51, died suddenly Sunday afternoon, December 29 at 1 o’clock at her home in Kerrville. She and her husband were talking when she suddenly collapsed.

Funeral services will be from Taylor Bros. Funeral home at 10 a. m. Tuesday and burial will be in Cedarvale Cemetery.

She is survived by her husband of Kerrville; one son, Tilford Clark and two grandsons of Kerrville; her mother, Mrs. Mamie Klein of Bay City; two sisters, Mrs. O. F. Runnels of Houston and Mrs. Katherine McGill of Bay City.

Mrs. Clark was born and raised in Bay City, graduating from high school here. Soon after her marriage to Mr. Clark they moved to San Antonio where they lived for several years until they moved to Kerrville to make their home several years ago.

Daily Tribune, December 30, 1957

Pauline Blair Cobb


A. C. Harper


Dora Conner Harper

Rites Were Held Here Sunday For Mrs. Dora Harper

Funeral services were held here Sunday afternoon from the First Baptist Church for Mrs. Dora Harper, 89, who died at 2:30 p. m. Saturday in a Houston hospital.

A resident in Bay City since 1900, Mrs. Harper had been a long time member of the First Baptist Church since its charter was formed here. She had attended every annual Texas Baptist Encampment at Palacios since 1905.

She is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Nannie Howard to Houston, Mrs. Gipsy Clark of Tucson, Ariz., Mrs. Alberta McCown of Alvin and Mrs. Minnie Koons of Wharton; fifteen grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Bruce Harper who had been a linotype operator on the Daily Tribune here in Bay City from 1905 until 1936.

Daily Tribune, June 20, 1951

Helen Wilson Hawkins

Helen Wilson Hawkins

Funeral services for Helen Wilson Hawkins, 81, of Bay City will be held 10 a. m. Saturday at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church with the Rev. Hugh B. Jones Jr. officiating.

Mrs. Hawkins was born March 7, 1911 in Bay City to the late W. D. Wilson and Mildred Wilson Harris and she died Nov. 25, 1922 at home following an extended illness.

She graduated as valedictorian from Bay City High School. She attended Mary Baldwin College in Staunton, Va. and the University of Texas at Austin, where she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority.

Mrs. Hawkins represented the Ninth Congressional District at the 1928 Democratic National Convention in New York City. At 17, she was the youngest delegate to participate in the convention.

She was active in the motor corps unit of the Matagorda County Red Cross during the World War II and has served as a member of the Bay City Library Board and the Bay City Cemetery Association.

Survivors include two sons, Paris Eugene Smith of La Palma, Canary Islands, Spain and Kayler Wortham Smith of Houston; two grandchildren, Clark Wortham Smith of Philadelphia, Pa. and Allison Lane Smith of Providence, R. I.; a niece, Sarah Janin Wilson Zerr of Corpus Christi and by her husband and devoted companion, Frank Hawkins.

Pallbearers include Kayler Wortham Smith of Houston, Clark Wortham Smith of Philadelphia, Pa., Martin Wilson Zerr of Corpus Christi, Donald C. Proctor of New York City, Charles C. Collins of San Antonio and Karl X. Jamail of Houston.

Honorary pallbearers are John Zerr of Corpus Christi and Cornelis Nieuwland, Alkmaar, The Netherlands.

Arrangements are with Taylor Brothers Funeral Home in Bay City.

Daily Tribune, November 27?, 1992

E. R. Horn


Ray L. Horn          Mary Jane Horn


W. R. Horn, Jr.           Jessie Horn


H. W. Jordan


Margaret G. Jordan

Margaret S. Jordan, 90, of Van Vleck passed away August 14, 2000 at Bay Villa Nursing Home in Bay City.

She was born in Van Vleck on December 11, 1909 to parents Edwin A., Sr. and Bethinia Hardeman Gibson.

She was a school teacher in Matagorda County and a long-time member of St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Bay City.

She is survived by nephews Neal Gibson of Bay City and Norvall Clapp of El Campo; nieces Vondell Torgerson of Padre Island, Jane Smith of San Angelo, Maxine Gibson of Bay City and Priscilla Roberts of Cedar Edge, Co.

A memorial graveside service will be held at a later date at Cedarvale Cemetery.

Services are under the direction of Bay City Funeral Home. A00011A2000AG16

THE DAILY TRIBUNE, Wednesday, August 16, 2000

Margaret S. Jordan

A memorial graveside service for Margaret S. Jordan, 90, of Van Vleck, will be held on Friday, Nov. 10, at 1:30 p.m. at Cedarvale Cemetery with the Rev. Nick Novak officiating.

Margaret was born Dec. 11, 1909, in Van Vleck to parents Edwin A. Gibson, Sr. and Bethinia Hardeman.

She taught school in Matagorda County for many years and was a member of St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Bay City.

She is survived by: nephews, Neal Gibson of Bay City, and Norvall Clapp of El Campo; nieces, Vondell Torgerson of Padre Island, Jane Smith of San Angelo, and Priscilla Roberts of Cedar Edge, Colo.; niece-in-law, Maxine Gibson of Bay City.

She was preceded in death by her husband H. W. Jordan.

Arrangements are under the direction of Bay City Funeral Home. A00011A2000NV08

THE DAILY TRIBUNE, Wednesday, November 8, 2000


Newell E. Kent           Luther E. Kent


F. G. "Jerry" Ludwig


Infant of W. A. & A. H. McGown


Margaret Ann Trainer Poage


Morris Savage           Neppie Savage


Vaden Miles Smith


James L. Sparks           Bertha B. Sparks


Frances Taylor Steves           Bert Charles Steves


Infant Daughter of W. C. Stowers


Sallie E. Taylor


Eugene J. Wilson


W. D. Wilson


Ida Helen Wortham



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