Published in the Victoria Advocate on June 18, 2013 Photo courtesy of Betty Crosby
Allie May Adams - Cedarvale Cemetery - Photo courtesy of Faye Cunningham
CEDAR LANE - Mildred "Duchess" Urban Adams, 93, of Cedar Lane passed
away Wednesday, May 22, 2013. She was born September 20, 1919 in Bay
City to the late Hubert Weisiger & Ada Myrtle Spivey Bowie. Mildred
was a life long resident of Matagorda County, and a member of Cedar
Lane Baptist Church.
Published in the Victoria Advocate on May 24, 2013
Ismael Smiley Aguilar went to be with his Lord and loved ones on Wednesday, March 27, 2013. Smiley was born on May 23, 1963 in Galveston to the late Domingo and Virginia Hernandez Gazca. Smiley was a loving husband and father who loved to barbeque for his family and friends. Smiley is survived by his wife of 14 years Nora Garza Aguilar, children; Daniel, Smiley Jr., Mike , Marissa, Sarah, Brandon; grandchildren, Jaylynn, Makylah, Aleesah, Aungelie, George lll, Zaydah, Sophia, Mike iv, Amirra, Aaliyah,; brothers, Domingo Jr., Benny, Louis, Sammy; sisters, Pauline, Dora, Stella , Shirley and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at Taylor Bros. Funeral Home. Burial to follow at Roselawn Memorial Park. Visitation Monday from 2:00-8:00P.M. Monday with a prayer service at 6:00P.M. at the funeral home. Serving as pallbearers, Ismael Aguilar, Jr., Daniel McClary, Mike Herrera, Brandon Lee Aguilar, Domingo Aguilar, Frankie Cortez, Benny Aguilar and Louis Aguilar
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Einar John Ahysen, Sr., 81, of Beaumont, died Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at Atria Collier Park, Beaumont. He was born on January 17, 1932, in Port Arthur, to Edna Thibodeaux Ahysen and John Peter Ahysen.
He had been a longtime resident of Beaumont before retiring to the Tyler area, and just recently returned to Beaumont.
Einar was a practicing Christian. He was christened at birth in the Roman Catholic Church. He later served in the Baptist Church. He later became a member of the United Methodist Church and was elected a trustee and a servant wherever he was needed.
Einar’s family and friends will sorely miss him. We look forward to being re-united.
He is survived by: his wife, Nancy Chilton Ahysen; children, Robyn Ahysen Peurifoy and her husband, Mike, of Beaumont; Johnny Ahysen of Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Donny Ahysen and his wife, Jami, of Bay City; David A. Ahysen of Beaumont; Troy Grimes and his wife, Staci; and Gina Acevedo and her husband, Lee, all of Lumberton; eleven grandchildren; twenty-four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
A gathering of Mr. Ahysen’s family and friends for his visitation was at 2 p.m., with his funeral service at 3 p.m., Sunday, April 28, 2013, at Wesley United Methodist Church, 3810 North Major Drive, Beaumont.
His committal will be at Broussard’s Crematorium, Beaumont under the direction of Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont.
A memorial service for interment of Mr. Ahysen’s cremated body will be scheduled at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 152, Bullard, Texas 75757; Texas Home Health Hospice, 5683 East Texas Freeway, Beaumont, Texas 77706; or Wesley United Methodist Church, 3810 North Major Drive, Beaumont, Texas 77713.
Complete and updated information may be found at www.broussards1889.com.
Bay City Tribune, Wednesday, April
Enrique “Henry” Alvarez went to be with his Lord on Thursday, August 29, 2013.
Henry was born May 21, 1928 in Lordsburg, New Mexico to the late Felipe and Maria Montes Alvarez.
Henry was on the school board in Lordsburg, New Mexico for seven years, where he also served as president. Henry was an active member of L.U.L.A.C. of Lordsburg. Henry served his country in the Army’s 82nd Airborne Division. Henry was retired from Conoco/Phillips and was a security guard at STP. Henry loved to paint, giving the paintings to family members. Henry also loved wood-working, carving numerous things for family and friends.
Henry is survived by: his wife of 57 years, Frances Alvarez; by his children, Anna Marie Ybarra and husband Oscar, Edmund Alvarez and wife Ofelia, Diana Teresa Cordoba and husband Greg, Angela Cleland and husband Michael; 19 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews and other family members.
He was preceded in death by: his parents; son, Enrique, Jr., two brothers, Antonio Alvarez and Trinida Esquivel; and sister, Esperanza Lopez.
Mass of the Resurrection will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, September 3, 2013, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with Monsignor Gerry Cernoch, celebrant.
Visitation will be Monday, September 2, 2013, from 1 to 8 p.m., with the recitation of the Holy Rosary at 6:30 p.m., at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Ave., Dallas, TX. 75231.
Taylor Bros. Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.taylorbros.net
Bay City Tribune,
October 1, 2013
Elenora L. Anderson
Elenora L. Anderson, 95, of Bay City
died Monday May 17, 2004.
Billy Travis Arbuckle. 78, of Bay City passed away July 29, 2013.
He was born November 4, 1934 in Quanah, Texas to the late Herbert Cromwell Arbuckle Sr. and Laura Odessa Wilfong Arbuckle.
He was a licensed Pharmacist for 50 years and retired from Eckerd’s in 1999. He was well loved by his patients and cared deeply for their well-being.
Bill loved playing pool, was a Jazz enthusiast and was blessed with great culinary skills.
Survivors include: his wife of 32 years, Leeta Stephens Arbuckle; daughters, Dr. Lorna Kathleen Sheriff and husband Steve of Nacogdoches and Laura Linn Kinnard and husband Clavin of Orange; son, Billy T. Arbuckle Jr. and wife Robin of Orlando, Fla.; step-daughter, Kim Owen Scott and husband Gary of Lake Jackson; step-son, Greg Owen and wife Melinda of Van Vleck; 13 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Two brothers, Herbert C. Arbuckle Jr. and Dr. Bert D. Arbuckle preceded him in death.
The family will receive friends and relatives from 5 until 7 p.m., Wednesday at the funeral home.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, August 1, 2013 at Taylor Bros. Funeral Chapel with Dr. Mike Zimmerman officiating.
Interment will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park in Van Vleck.
His grandchildren will serve as pallbearers.
Memorials in his name may be made by visiting Wounded Warriors Project at www.woundedwarriorsproject.org or calling 877-832-6997.
Online condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.taylorbros.net.
Arrangements are with Taylor Bros. Funeral Home in Bay City, 979-245-4613.
Bay City Tribune,
July 31, 2013
Photo courtesy of Faye
William Brooks Arlitt, 92, of Bay City passed away Tuesday, November 12, 2013 in Houston. He was born February 26, 1921 in Bay City to the late Walter Frederick & Beulah Gladys Arlitt. Bill served his country during World War II as a member of the United States Army. He was a Cradle Member of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, member of Bay City Country Club, and a Life member of VFW Post 2438. Bill was an excellent golfer, an avid fisherman, and he loved being with friends and family. He was loved by all, and will be deeply missed.
Bill is survived by his 2 daughters: Susan Turbeville & Malcom Perkins of Houston and Linda Black of Austin; 2 sons: Fritz Arlitt of Alvin and John & Tina Arlitt of Bay City; 8 grandchildren; and 10 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, and wife: Olive Mary Rowan Arlitt in February of 1984.
The family will receive visitors starting at 10:00 AM Friday, November 15, 2013 at the funeral home. The funeral service will be held 2:00 PM Friday, November 15, 2013 at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church with Rev. Brad Sullivan officiating. Interment will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park in Van Vleck. Pallbearers will be: Douglas Arlitt, Clayton Arlitt, Will Arlitt, Tom Kovar, Malcom Perkins, and Mike Finster.
Donations may be made to St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 2200 Ave. E, Bay City, TX 77414.
PALACIOS - Luz Arredondo passed away on Saturday, December 21st
in Victoria, TX at the age of 58. Luz was born in El Campo, TX
June 7, 1955 to the late Enrique Arredondo, Sr. and Maria H.
Published in the Victoria Advocate on December 23, 2013
- Larry Dean Avants, 59, of Van Vleck passed away Wednesday, May
15, 2013 while vacationing in the Bahamas. He was born to
Herbert and Mary Louise Avants on January 30, 1954 in Corpus
Christi, TX. He is survived by his wife Vicky Cross Avants to
whom he was married on August 4, 1972.
Published in the Victoria Advocate on May 23, 2013
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