Houston County Courier - Obituaries
For the week of September 14, 2008 - September 21, 2008
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Mr. Cloyce (AKA Mr. Gee) Kizzee, age 70, passed away Wednesday, September 10, 2008. Mr. Kizzee was born December 26, 1937 in Kennard to Mr. and Mrs. John A. Kizzee, Sr.
Mr. Kizzee graduated from Jack Yates High School in Houston in 1955 and enlisted in the United States Navy. After being discharged from the Navy, Mr. Kizzee began life as a civilian in Oakland, California.
Mr. Kizzee owned and operated a number of well patronized restaurants and cocktail lounges throughout Berkeley and Oakland, including “Mr. Gee’s Screaming Eagle” and Mr. Gee’s House of Lee.” After retiring from business Mr. Kizzee and his wife Marie moved to Prairie View.
Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Marie; daughter Lawanna Kizzee, of Berkeley, Calif.; son Johann Kizzee (Janet), of Stockton, Calif.; sister Ruthie Lee Jergo (Cornelius), of Richmond; and other relatives and friends.
Preceded in death by his parents John and Reba Kizzee; two brothers; and two sisters.
Funeral Services for Mr. Cloyce (AKA Mr. Gee) Kizzee will be held Saturday, September 20, at 11:00 a.m. at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, Hwy 7, Kennard, Texas.
Singleton & Sons Funeral Home Inc.

Mrs. Dorothy C. Matchett Brown, age 81 of Grapeland, passed away September 13, at Woodland Heights Hospital in Lufkin. Mrs. Brown was born August 4, 1927 in Kennard to Clarence Collins and Violet Arnold Matchett. Mrs. Brown was the oldest of seven children, three brothers, Thomas E. Matchett, Clarence H. Matchett of Houston, and Glenn C. Matchett of Angleton and three sisters, Beatrice Reed Hill of Houston, Lou E. Murray of Lovelady, Sammie Campbell of Lufkin.
Mrs. Brown was a life long Texan and a true Christian lady. Mrs. Brown was admired and loved by the many that knew her. God blessed her with many gifts: understanding, character, friendliness, compassion, a willingness to listen, and a long and full life. Mrs. Brown will be greatly missed by her family, church members and many friends.
Survivors include her husband of 62 years, William A. (Art) Brown; two children Arthur Duane Brown and wife Susan Gaines Brown, of Mountain City and Barry Dean Brown and wife Dorothy Pfullman Brown, of Pflugerville; four grandchildren Michael Brown, Jayson Brown, Angela Moser, April Brown; and four great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by her parents Clarence Collins and Violet Arnold Matchett; oldest brother Thomas Edward Matchett. 
Funeral Services for Mrs. Dorothy C. Matchett Brown will be held Friday, September 19, at 1:00 p.m. in the Grapeland Church of Christ with Gary Taylor officiating.  Interment will follow in the Brown Family Cemetery in Grapeland. 
Bailey & Foster Funeral Home

Mrs. Ingeborg Tucker, of El Paso since 1963, passed away Saturday, September 13, 2008 due to cancer.
Survivors include her daughter Regina Klouda and husband Werner; sons Roy Homer Tucker and wife Nell and Charles Edward Tucker and wife Monika; grandchildren Rebecca Ann, Jay, Samantha and Rachel Joy; great-grandchildren Jeb, Jr. and Kate.
A Memorial Service for Mrs. Ingeborg Tucker will be held Friday, September 19, at 10:00 a.m. at San Jose Funeral Home-East.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
San Jose Funeral Home-East

Ms. Jane Carter Holcomb Brown, passed away at her home in Carrollton in June. Survivors include her son Bill Holcomb, of Crockett; and sister Carol Carter Coleman, of Pales-tine. Ms. Jane Carter Holcomb was cremated and will be interment at the Old City Cemetery with a private ceremony under the di-rection of Bailey & Foster.

Mrs. Sibyl Elizabeth Sexton Beeson, age 91 of Crockett, passed away Wednesday, Sep-tember 17, 2008 in the East Texas Medical Center-Crockett. Mrs. Beeson was born in Crockett on April 19, 1917 to W. J. and Leila Sexton and was a lifelong resident of Houston County. Mrs. Beeson was a member of the Central Baptist Church, Crockett. Mrs. Beeson was a homemaker and volunteer at Nursing Homes, Hospital and the State School for Girls. Mrs. Beeson also taught Sunday school, BTU and sang in the choir. Survivors include her children Barbara Fultz and Clifford Beeson, both of Crockett; brother Dennis Sexton and wife Jane, of Crockett; sister-in-law Lois Sexton, of Trinity; grand-children Kevin Corbin and wife Pat, of Houston, Brett Corbin and wife Kathy, of Ohio, Diana Albrecht, of Houston, Dwight Fultz and wife Susan, of Hock-ley, Joel Beeson, of Crockett, Lethia Page, Steven Page, both of Lufkin and Chad Page and wife Jill, of Iowa; great-grandchildren Jason Corbin and wife Candace, Shawn Sprouse, both of Houston, Kyle Albrecht, of Austin, Dustin Albrecht, of Lockhart, Ashley Albrecht, of Houston, Brice Page, Brielle Page, both of Iowa, Michael Hardman, Lonnie Hardman, both of Utah, Raymond Hardman, Joey Kanester, both of Houston and Brandy Wend-land and husband Keith, of Houston; great-great-grandchildren Kaitlyn and Alyssa Corbin, of Houston, Emmalynn Albrecht, of Lock-hart; numerous other relatives. Preceded in death by her hus-band Joe Beeson; and her daughter Charlotte Page. Funeral Services for Mrs. Sibyl Elizabeth Sexton Beeson were held Saturday, September 20, at 1:00 p.m. in the Calla-way-Allee Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Charles Goodson and the Rev. John Goss officiat-ing. Interment followed in the Evergreen Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Central Baptist Church, 100 North Seventh Street, Crockett, Texas 75835. Callaway-Allee Funeral Home






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