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Big Thicket Messenger - Obituaries
For the Week of June 27, 2007 - July 4, 2007
Copyright 2007 - Polk County Publishing Company



Orosco
Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 13, 2007 for Augustine Orosco, 78, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, with Father Clifton Labbe and Deacon Jose Vetila officiating. Burial followed in Forest Hill Cemetery.
She was born August 28, 1928 in Dorango, Mexico, the daughter of Ciproano and Rosa Marcos Orosco. Mrs. Orosco passed away on Tuesday, June 12, 2007 in Memorial Health System of East Texas in Livingston. Her husband, Jose; her parents; and sons, Fernando Chavez, Heriverto Chavez, Raul Chavez and Juan Chavez preceded her in death.
Survivors include her daughters, Rosa Garcia and Maria Hernandez, both of Livingston; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and brother, Guiarrmo Orosco of Mexico.
Pallbearers were Fernando Sustaita, Antonio Vargas, Juan Sustaita, Jorge Ramos, Alvaro Garcia and Santiago Hernandez.
Cochran Funeral Home, Livingston, was in charge of arrangements.

Schneiter
Funeral services for Tyler B. ‘Ty Bug’ Schneiter, 7, of Dayton, at the First United Methodist Church. Burial followed at Magnolia Park Cemetery in Dayton.
Tyler was born September 29, 1999 in Houston, the son of Casey and Ashley Boyett Schneiter, and has resided in the Dayton area throughout his life.
He was a student at Stephen F. Austin Elementary, member of the DYSA pitching machine Cardinals, and enjoyed fishing, hunting, baseball, calf roping, swimming and snow skiing.
Tyler passed away on Tuesday, June 12, 2007, at the Hermann Hospital in Houston. His great-grandfathers, Keith Mace, Bill Boyett and Ray Schneiter, preceded him in death.
Survivors include his parents, Casey and Ashley Boyett Schneiter of Dayton; sister, Taylar Schneiter of Dayton; grandparents, Terry and Renee Boyett of Dayton and Dr. Harvey and Donna Schneiter of Fannett; aunts, Angela Murphy and husband, Clint, Amber Hall and husband, Andy, Brandy LeBlanc and husband, Clint, and Megan Schneiter; uncles, Cory Schneiter and Cody Schneiter; great-grandparents, Kathryn Mace and Yvonne Boyett, both of Dayton, Carol Parker of Houston, Ann and Jim Fager of Kansas and Dorothy Schneiter of Kansas; cousins, Andrew Murphy and Blake Hall; and numerous other relatives and friends.
In lieu of usual floral remembrances the family requests that donations be made to Tyler B. Schneiter Scholarship Fund, account number 2995697, at Prosperity Bank of Dayton or the Tyler B. Schneiter Memorial Fund at the Beacon Credit Union, 2812 West Alexander, Baytown, Texas 77520, account number 118780, or the Baytown Firefighter’s Credit Union.
Pace-Stancil Funeral Home, Dayton, was in charge of arrangements. 

Schroeder
Funeral services were held Tuesday, June 12, 2007 for Bonny Marcus Schroeder, 82, of Humble, at the Atascocita Presbyterian Church. Burial followed at the Huffman Cemetery.
She was born February 23, 1925 in Flint, Michigan, the daughter of Angelo and Myra Rumbaugh Marcus. She was a former resident of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and has resided in the Humble area for the past 36 years. She was a graduate of the Flint Northern High School, member of the Atascocita Presbyterian Church, Lake Houston Garden Club, the Coast Guard Auxiliary, Atascocita yacht Club, Atascocita Woman’s Club and enjoyed gardening, playing bridge, boating, and spending time with her children, grandchildren and many friends.
She passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 9, 2007.  Her parents; her husband, David Eric Schroeder; and one brother, Harry Marcus, preceded her in death.
Survivors include her son, Marcus Schroeder and wife, Lucy, of Huffman; daughters, Patty Williams and husband, Dan, and Cindy McCune and husband, Bill, all of Humble; five grandchildren, Melissa and Kristin Williams, Meredith McCune and Erika and Heidi Schroeder; sister, Betty Jane DeLaVergene of Flint, Michigan; her dog, Baby; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Pace-Stancil Funeral Home, Dayton, was in charge of arrangements.

Semien
A Mass of Christian burial was held for Clifton Semien, 83, of Dayton, at 11:00 a.m. June 12, 2007, at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church in Dayton. Interment followed at Palms Memorial Park. A visitation for family and friends was held from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. on June 12, 2007, at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church in Dayton.
He was born January 12, 1924 in Basile, Louisiana, the son of Julius Antoine and Lea Perkins Semien. Mr. Semien went to be with the Lord on June 7, 2007. He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Annie Dunning, Anna Ballard and Agnes Brondeux; brothers, Antoine Semien and Camel Semien.
Survivors include his wife, Francis Norene Semien; son, Clifford Martin Semien; four granddaughters; 11 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
Sterling Funeral Home, Dayton, was in charge of arrangements.

Sonnier
Funeral services were held Tuesday, June 12, 2007 for Brittney Lyn Sonnier, 20, at Hillier Funeral Home in Bryan. Interment followed in College Station City Cemetery.
She was born on December 1, 1986 in Houston, the daughter of David and Brenda McRae Sonnier. She died on June 7, 2007.
In high school, she was an officer in the FFA and a member of the National Honor Society. She graduated from Liberty Hill High School in 2005 and was attending Texas A&M University, majoring in Organizational Development. While at A&M, she was president of Texas A&M Horseman’s Association, Vice President of the American Collegiate Horseman’s Association, Vice President of the National Horseman’s Association and was active in the HOSTS, Helping One Student to Succeed program. She worked for the Texas A&M Soil and Crop Sciences department, the Absolute Fun Defensive Driving School, Royal Legend Arabians stable and was a baby sitter. She was a member of the River Bend Church in Austin. Brittney enjoyed spending time with her family, horseback riding, caring for and teaching children and the elderly, snow skiing, and taking care of the animals she loved. She had three horses, Harvey, Reno and Marmie; and five dogs, Shelby, Abbie, Toby, Roxy and a puppy that she rescued from the side of the road, named Champ. She dedicated her life to the Lord in the Spring of 1996.
Survivors include her parents, Brenda and Ryan Cornett and David and Jeri Sonnier; a sister, Mindy Brownlee and her husband, Jeff; a step-brother, Eric Cornett; grandparents, Joyce Sonnier, Gladys McRae, James and Frances Cornett, Beverly and David Worthington and R.L. McRae; great-grandparents, Bill and Dorothy Kervin; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Thompson
 Funeral services for Carter Douglas Thompson, 2, of Humble, were held Friday, June 15, 2007 at Allison Funeral Service in Liberty, with Rev. Ron Davis officiating.
Carter was born on November 11, 2004 in Beaumont, the son of Charles D. Thompson and Jodi Lynn Davis.
Carter went home to be with the Lord on June 12, 2007, at Memorial Hospital in Houston.
Survivors include his parents, Charles Thompson and Jodi Lynn Davis; sister, Cali Diana Thompson, all of Humble; grandparents, Charles and Glenda Thompson of Liberty and Tony and Donna Davis of Mont Belvieu and James ‘Tinker’ and Linda Hewitt of Devers; great-grandparents, Beatrice Davis of Liberty, Clarence Thompson of Vidor and A.E. ‘Bud’ and Marguerite Hewitt of Devers; uncles and aunts, Ty and Lynette Jarry, Clay Jarry, Curt and Teri Jarry, Tim and Cynthia Barrett, Chris and Leigh Davis; many other relatives and friends.
To view and sign the guest book, go to allisonfuneralservice.com.
Arrangements were under the direction of Allison Funeral Services, Liberty.

Watson
Funeral services were held Saturday, June 16, 2007 for Gary David Watson, 53, of Colmesneil in Tyler County, at Pace-Stancil Funeral Home Chapel in Cleveland. Interment followed in Abbott Springs Meadows Cemetery, Corrigan.
He was born in Cleveland on June 9, 1954, the son of D.R. ‘Buck’ Watson and Frances Watson Sr. He died on Saturday, June 9, 2007.
He is preceded in death by his loving wife, Terry Smith-Watson; father, Denman ‘Buck’ Watson; mother, Frances Watson; and brother, Johnny Watson.
Survivors include his daughters, Tressa Provost and husband, Stan, and Joni Muskwinsky and husband, Will; grandchildren, TreLisa Provost, Stan Provost IV and Kaylee Muskwinsky; brother, Denman Watson and wife, Pam; sister, Linda McLelland and husband, Larry; fiancée’, Debbie Guerrero; friends, Justin Methvin and Amber Guerrero; numerous nieces, nephews, and other loving family members and caring friends.
Pace-Stancil Funeral Home, Cleveland, was in charge of arrangements.

Webb
Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 12, 2007 for John Hamilton Webb, 66, in the Cochran Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Steve Waldrep officiating.
He was born February 2, 1941 in Allen, Kentucky, the son of Cecil and Sally Hamilton Webb.
Mr. Webb passed away on Thursday, June 7, at his residence in Livingston. He is preceded in death by his wife, Mary Webb; his parents; brother-in-law, Jack Hutchinson; and brother, Robert Webb.
Survivors include his sons and daughters-in-law, William ‘Billy’ and Lillian Webb of Morristown and Daniel and Pansy Webb of Livingston, Tennessee; daughters and sons-in-law, Gina Sue and John Bundy of Athens, Teri and Robert Cumbow of Conroe, and Tina Dunsmore of Beverly Hills, Florida; sister, Betty Hutchinson of Lancaster, Kentucky; brothers, Cecil Edward Webb Jr. of Burgin, Kentucky and Joe Webb of Nicholasville, Kentucky; 18 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Cochran Funeral Home, Livingston, was in charge of arrangements.
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Woosley
Graveside services for David Donald ‘Don’ Woosley, 72, of Dayton, were held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 16, 2007, at Magnolia Park Cemetery with Rev. Mike Blackburn officiating.
He was born February 11, 1935 in Coy, Arkansas, the son of Luther and Lena Smith Woosley. He had been a resident of this area for several years, previously living in Lonoke, Arkansas. He had worked for R&R Rental as a painter before retiring. He enjoyed fishing, working on old cars, and riding his tractor mowing.
 Mr. Woosley passed away on June 10, 2007, after a brief illness. His parents; mother of his children, Wanda Woosley; step-son, Raymond L. ‘Ray’ Chism; brother, Bobby Woosley; and father-in-law, Raymond Meagher  preceded him in death.
Survivors include his wife of 12 years, Sharon Meagher Woosley of Dayton; daughters, Diana Harper of California, Dawn Nelson of Dayton and Donna Beth of Nevada; sons, Charles ‘Billy’ Nelson Jr. and Richard Woosley, both of Dayton and David Woosley Jr. of Hondo; brothers, James Woosley of Conroe and Jackie Woosley of Houston; sister, Karen Black of Arizona; mother-in-law, Leora Meagher of Missouri; 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.


 

 





 



 

 

 

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