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TRINITY – Services for Stewart McVay, 67 of Trinity were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010, at the Trinity Funeral Home Chapel with Jim Reeves officiating. Burial followed in the Cedar Grove Memorial Cemetery in Trinity. Mr. McVay died Monday, Dec. 6, in Trinity. He was born March 18, 1943, in Houston and was employed as a guard by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Survivors include his wife, Lessie McVay; three children, Regina Wheelus of Trinity, Don Little of Deer Park and Lisa Hobbs; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Trinity Funeral Home directed the arrangements.
Ada Barrett Rasberry
GROVETON – Services for Ada Barrett Rasberry, 51, of Groveton were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010, in the Cartwright Memorial Chapel of the Groveton Funeral Home with Bro. Cotton officiating. Burial followed in the Oaklawn Cemetery in Center. Mrs. Rasberry died Sunday, Dec. 19, in Lufkin. She was born Nov. 26, 1959, in Center, the daughter of Robert Sanford Sr. and Jewel Nelda Newberry Sanford. She was preceded in death by her husband, Granville Rasberry; her father; and a brother. W.C. Sanford. Survivors include her mother, Jewel Sanford of Groveton; a daughter and her spouse, Brandi and Jamison Bill of Center; a son and his spouse, Eddie and Michelle Nash; five sisters and their spouses, Linda Adams and her husband O’Neal McCauley, Betty and Bill Byrd, Oveta Pyburn, Vada and Jimmy Skelton and Jeanie Moore; three brothers and a sister-in-law, Robert “Bubba” Sanford Jr., Mikel Wayne Sanford and David Keith and Shauna Sanford; a special niece, Lexie Jewel Sanford; a nephew and his spouse, Brandon and Mandy Johnson; and a number of other relatives and friends. Groveton Funeral Home directed the arrangements.
TRINITY – Services for Tommy Vaughn, 66, of Trinity were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec.18, 2010 at the Trinity Tabernacle Assembly of God in Trinity. Private interment of cremains will be in the Taylor Cemetery. Mr. Vaughn died Wednesday, Dec.15, 2010 at his residence in Trinity. He was born March 27, 1944 in Abilene, the son of W.T. and Marie Vaughn. He was a member of the Trinity Tabernacle Assembly of God, was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War and was an ironworker with Local 481 in Dallas. After he retired he spent his time helping others, mowing lawns and driving trucks. Mr. Vaughn enjoyed serving as a fire marshall and emergency medical technician (EMT) in Jewitt. Survivors include his wife, Lana Vaughn; four sons and their spouses, Sammy Vaughn of Roganville, William and Kelly Vaughn of Colmesneil, Mike Walker of Blythesville, Ark., and Adam and Lisa Walker of Jewett; two daughters and their spouses, Julia and John Sisk of Arlington, and Susan and Danny Cupit of Marquez; three brothers, Dicky Vaughn and Bobby Vaughn, both of Abilene, and William Vaughn of Marshfield, Wis.; three sisters, Tina Zima of Baton Rouge, La., Lynn Vaughn of Anson and Kandy Little of Abilene; and 12 grandchildren. Brooke Funeral Home of Huntsville directed the arrangements. An on-line family register book is available at www.brookefuneralservice.com
Vernon B. Williamson
TRINITY – A celebration of life service for Vernon B. Williamson, 85, of Trinity will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 23, 2010, at the Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church at 401 Prospect Dr. in Trinity. A luncheon reception will immediately follow the Mass in the church hall. Mr. Williamson died Saturday, Dec. 18, following a three-month battle with brain cancer. He was born March 27, 1925, in Cash. He was preceded in death by a son-in-law, David Moak. Survivors include his wife of over 63 years, Margaret Gillory Williamson; three daughters and their spouses, Shirley and Paul Jauma, Wanda and Ken Renfro and Donna Moak; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a number of other family members and friends. In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations be made in Mr. Williamson’s memory to The Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church or the Knight of Columbus Council #13136, both located at 401 Prospect Drive in Trinity.
Carrie Lee Due Chiles
TRINITY – Services for Carrie Lee Due Chiles, 92, were held at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 10, 2010 at Waller-Thornton Funeral Home in Trinity with the Rev. Lewis Jones officiating. Burial followed at Southpark Cemetery in Pearland. Ms. Chiles died Sunday, Dec. 5, in Groveton. She was born June 17, 1918 in Groveton. She loved to work with children and was a daycare worker for many years. Ms. Chiles was preceded in death by husband Curtis Chiles and her parents Cisrow and Pearl Due Survivors include her long time caregiver, Aunt Mary Stewart; a son, Doyle Smith; a sister, Una Joy Hollingsworth; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and a number of other relatives. Waller-Thornton Funeral Home of Trinity directed the arrangements.
Eldon Derral Coble
TRINITY – Services for Eldon Derral Coble, 78, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 17, 2010 at Waller-Thornton Funeral Home in Trinity with the Rev. Mark Gray Officiating. Burial will follow in Chita Cemetery. Mr. Coble died Friday, Dec. 10, in Conroe. He was born March 11, 1932 in Wakita, Okla., the son of Eldon and Delphia Coble. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy and was a retired auto mechanic. Mr. Coble was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Jessie Irene Coble. Survivors include his wife of 38 years, Lillian Coble; a son and his spouse, Derral Don and Becky Coble; a daughter and her spouse, Pam and Paul Squillante; a step-daughter and her spouse, Cynthia and Wayne See; a step-son and his spouse, Charles Lawrence and Becki Dees; four grandchildren, Michael, Jennifer, Jason and Amy; seven step-grandchildren, Wes, Rachel, Lauren, Shelly, Niki, Christina and Joseph; four great-grandchildren and one on the way; and a number of nieces, nephews and other relatives. Waller-Thornton Funeral Home of Trinity directed the arrangements.
Clara Sue Kennedy Currie
TRINITY -- Services fort Clara Sue Kennedy Currie, 68, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 12, 2010, at Dorcas Wills Memorial Baptist Church with the Rev. Leroy Brown and Pastor Jason Burden officiating. Burial followed in Trinity Cedar Grove Cemetery. Mrs. Currie died Wednesday, Dec. 8, in Lufkin. She was born Oct. 28 1942 in Trinity, the daughter of Glover Columbus “G.C.” and Velma Kennedy. Mrs. Currie was a graduate of Trinity High School and retired from AT&T as a telephone operator. She worked as a private home health care provider. She also loved to help others and liked to spend time with her friends as well as talk on the telephone with her friends and family. She was preceded in death by her parents; and six siblings, Frances Kennedy, Bo Kennedy, Herman Kennedy, Buck Forest Kennedy, Annie Fay Bolton and Glover Columbus “G. C.” Kennedy. She is survived by three children, Neal Ross Currie and wife TTione Baker, Sue Ann Currie Reininger and husband Mickey and Kevin Wade Currie and wife Katie; three siblings, Jean Mazzei, Earl Kennedy and wife Beverly and Roy Kennedy; 10 grandchildren, Bailey Currie, Holden Currie, Lilly Sizemore, Cynthia Sizemore, Marshall Sizemore, Colin French, Aaron French, George McNamara, Michael McNamara and Caitlyn McNamara; and a number of other relatives. Waller-Thornton Funeral Home of Trinity directed the arrangements.
Wallace Lincoln Gearheart
TRINITY -- Memorial services for Wallace “Wally” Lincoln Gearheart, 79, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. at the Calvary Baptist Church in Trinity with the Rev. Randy Lowe and Ray and Sharon Fairchild officiating. Mr. Gearheart died Friday, Dec. 10, in Conroe. He was born Feb. 8, 1931 in Chattaroy, Wash. and was retired from in the U.S. Air Force after serving 22 years and 6 months as well as serving in the U.S. Navy Reserve. While in the Air Force, he served in Vietnam, the Korean Conflict, spent three years in Germany and severed three years in Spain. Following his retirement, he worked as a supervisor for Larry Miller Auto Boy Shop of Houston from 1980-84 and then became self-employed and owned and operated an RV park, fish bait sStand and shrimp boats. He loved the fishing and said it was a job he enjoyed and had fun doing. He also had a gardener’s “green thumb” and would grow many things to share with others. He was preceded in death by a son, Wallace L. Gearheart Jr.; and a great-grandson, Zack Meredith. Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Cleo Gearheart; five children, John Gearheart and wife Denise, Vickie May Gearheart, Judy Ann Gearheart and significant other Johnny Griffin, Daniel Paul Gearheart and wife Susan and Wallace Harold Gearheart; two brothers and their spouses, Raymond and Linda Gearheart, and Stanley and Irene Gearheart; two sisters and their spouses, Mabel and Vance Sims and Elsie and Wayne Springer; nine grandchildren, John Jr. and wife Tylene, Kerriann, Michael, Aaron, David, Melenie and husband Bub, Daniel Jr. and wife Suzi, Jennifer and husband Rex and Dorothy; 13 great-grandchildren and two more on the way; his beloved dog, ToTo; and a number of other relatives. Waller-Thornton Funeral Home of Trinity directed the arrangements.
Fines Lee “F.L.” Harris Sr.
TRINITY – Services for Fines Lee “F.L.” Harris Sr., 84, were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010 at Waller-Thornton Funeral Home with Pastor Jabo Green and the Rev. Lewis Jones officiating. Burial followed in Klein Cemetery in Tomball. Mr. Harris died peacefully on Tuesday, Dec. 7, in Groveton. He was born Dec. 15, 1925 in Heabener, Okla., the last of 13 children born to John Oscar and Lona Ann Harris. He was owner and operator of Harris's Transmission in Houston where he specialized in standard transmissions before he retired. He loved to hunt, fish and spending time outdoors chipping wood. He was known to pick up a can or two because recycling was very important to him. He always gave to others and told his children and friends to do unto to others as I have done unto you. Mr. Harris was known as the candy-man because he loved handing out candy and telling everyone about Jesus. He was a member of Spring Tabernacle Church of Tomball. He was preceded in death by his wife, Juanita Harris; two sons, John Oral and Ricky Lee Harris; and a great-granddaughter, Elizabeth Barnet. Survivors include 11 children, Cecil Harris, T.J. Vance and husband Tommy, Jeanette Huff and husband James, Delbert Harris and wife Pam, Dawana Harris and Donnie, Juanita Morris and husband Wayne, Raelyne Carlton, Lana Matthews and husband Matt, Fines Lee Harris Jr., Rhoda Yackley and husband David, Shelly Harris and Jennifer Woychesin and husband Kenny; 31 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and a number of other relatives. Waller-Thornton Funeral Home of Trinity directed the arrangements.
Delores Geraldine Kane
TRINITY – Services for Delores Geraldine Kane, 59, were held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec.14, 2010 at the Dorcas Wills Memorial Baptist Church in Trinity with the Rev. Jason Burden and the Rev. Ron Conatser officiating. Mrs. Kane died Friday, Dec. 10. She was born Jan. 18, 1951, in Houston and attended Cooper Elementary, Patrick Henry Junior High and graduated from Sam Houston High School in 1969. After a few years abroad, she returned home to work in the family western wear business where she stayed and helped her parents and sister run the business until the end of her time. She enjoyed life with her cousin and life long best friend. They lived together in Huffman for more than 20 years. Delores enjoyed raising puppies and baking many, many cakes in her free time. The two of them decided to build a home on Lake Livingston and enjoyed there quiet lakeside home outside of Trinity. She was an active member of Risin Sun Cowboy Church in Trinity. About four years ago she was diagnosed with cervical cancer and battled the disease, undergoing many treatments at MD Anderson Caner Center and then continuing her fight at Cancer Centers of America in Tulsa, Okla. Through her fight she kept her high spirits and a strong faith and continued to be a caring friend, loving daughter and an inspiring aunt and family member. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Thomas Nealy and Mary Susie Kane as well as George and Claude Long Survivors include her parents, Edward and Opal Kane; her cousin and lifelong best friend, Elizabeth Williams; a brother and his spouse, Roland and Dolores Kane; a sister, Denise Kane; nieces and nephews, Dana Laymance, Kelly Browning, Bradley Edward Kane, Lori Reining, George Eric Kane, and their spouses’ and a number of great nieces and great nephews Waller-Thornton Funeral Home of Trinity directed the arrangements.
Sherry Elaine Kiepe
TRINITY -- Memorial services for Sherry Elaine Kiepe, 55, were held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010 at Waller-Thornton Funeral Home with Pastor Jason Burden officiating. Mrs. Kiepe died Monday, Dec. 6, in Trinity. She was born Feb. 13, 1955, in Atlanta, Ga. and moved to Trinity, from Georgia. She previously served as the manager for White Rock Grocery Store and was currently employed at Trinity Discount Liquor Store. She loved crafts, including cross stitch and sewing, and she had a horse that gave her great source of carefree pleasure when she would ride. Survivors include her husband of five years, Joseph Kiepe; a daughter and her spouse, Michelle and Jason Malley; a son and his spouse, Chris and Karen Malley; her parents, Henry and Marilyn Shields; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Mike and Gisele Shields and Steve Shields; a sister, Pam Meador; two grandchildren, Jordan and Chase; and a number of other relatives. Waller-Thornton Funeral Home of Trinity directed the arrangements.
Kevin Lynn Reeves
TRINITY – Services for Kevin Lynn Reeves, 44, were held at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2010 at Waller-Thornton Funeral Home in Trinity with the Rev. Gerald Reeves and the Rev. Jim Parrish Officiating. Burial followed in Taylor Cemetery. Mr. Reeves died Sunday, Dec. 5, in Trinity. He was born July 10, 1966 in San Jacinto County and served his country in the U.S. Army. He was in telecommunications. While in the Army, he was involved in telecommunications and was stationed in Alaska. He loved the tour because he got to travel the world. He also worked as a steeple jack supervisor in Afghanistan for three years. Survivors include his mother ,Judy Alfred; a brother and his spouse, Richard Wayne and Dana Reeves; a sister and her spouse, Rhonda Annie and Randy Hanka; an uncle and his spouse, Gerald and Delores Reeves; several cousins and their spouses, Rodney and Linda Blair, Nolan Blair, Becky and Richard Quillin, Kenneth Collins, Robert Collins, David Odom, Danny Odom, and Glenda and Raymond Moses; and a number of other relatives. Waller-Thornton Funeral Home of Trinity directed the arrangements.
Gregory Wayne Grider
TRINITY – Services for Gregory Wayne “Greg” Grider, 42, of Trinity were held at 3 p.m. Monday, Dec. 6, 2010, in the River of Life Church in Trinity with the Rev. Mike Loftin officiating. Burial followed in the Cedar Grove Cemetery in Trinity. Mr. Grider died Thursday, Dec. 2, as the result of an automobile crash in Trinity. He was born Jan. 23, 1968 in Pasadena, the son of Martin and Wilma Grider. He attended Trinity High School and as a young man would help his father at Martin’s Bait Shop and Martin’s 7-11 in Trinity. Mr. Grider later went to work full time at the 7-11 and became a butcher and a businessman. Customers were known to drive from Houston to purchase special cuts of meat from his store. During deer season, hunters would ask that he process their kills using a special recipe he had developed. Known for his sense of humor, he enjoyed traveling with his friends for vacations in Mexico and could be found on his days off either on Lake Livingston or four-wheeling in the woods. He also served as president of Martin’s 7-11 Social Club, a livestock buyers group which for the past several years purchased the grand champion steer and other animals at the annual Trinity Community Fair. Mr. Grider was preceded in death by his mother, Wilma Jean Smith Grider. Survivors include his wife of 25 years, Missy Grider; two sons, Chris Grider and Bradley Grider; his father, Martin Grider; a sister and her spouse, Jaime and Robert Barley; his father- and mother-in-law, Joyce and Wayne Robertson; and a number of other relatives and friends. Pallbearers included Kevin Stoneking, Dale Hickman, Jody Appleman, Kenny Cathy, Tony Denman, Jason Ketter, Dwane Allsbrook and Michael Morgan, Honorary Pallbearers were Rich Scott, Bobby Joe Skains, Russel Bell Waller-Thornton Funeral Home of Trinity directed the arrangements.
Oscar “Hutch” Hutchinson
TRINITY -- Memorial services for Oscar “Hutch” Hutchinson, 78, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5, 2010 at the Waller-Thornton Funeral Home with Pastor Jason Burden officiating. Mr. Hutchinson died Friday, Nov. 26, in Conroe. He was born June 18, 1932, in Oregon County, Mo. He was preceded in death by a son, Billy Ray Hutchinson; and his parents, William and Rosie Hutchinson. Survivors include a daughter, Sharon Kay Currie; two sons, Bobby Joe Hutchinson and Troy Eugene Hutchinson; numerous grandchildren; long time caregiver and friend, David Baker and his family; and a number of other friends and relatives. Waller-Thornton Funeral Home of Trinity directed the arrangements.
James Riley Jeffrey
TRINITY -- Memorial services for James Riley Jeffrey, 55, were held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010, at the Waller-Thornton Funeral Home in Trinity with the Rev. Gerald Wheaton officiating. Mr. Jeffrey died Sunday, Nov. 28 in Conroe. He was born Oct. 17, 1955, in Houston and was preceded in death by his parents, Louise and Willie Jeffrey. Survivors include his wife, Lisa Brister; long-time friend, Jason “Pop” Gilder; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Zeke and Brenda Jeffrey and Johnny Jeffrey; his pets, Joy, Linus, and Little Bit; and a number of other relatives and friends. Waller-Thornton Funeral Home of Trinity directed the arrangements.
D.L. Shirley Faye Shiver
TRINITY – Services for D.L. Shirley Faye (Turner) Shiver, 76, of Conroe were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010, at The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints Chapel in Huntsville. Mrs. Shiver died Saturday, Nov. 27. She was born Jan. 8, 1934, in Winter Haven, Fla., the daughter of Paul Thomas and Hallie Susan Turner. She grew up in Winter Haven, where she met her husband, James Louis Shiver. Mrs. Shiver loved to work with her hands and possesses skills in a number of crafts, including crocheting, knitting and needlework. She also was an avid writer and had two books published under her name. She also was known for her expertise in the field of genealogy and was employed as a Bell Telephone/AT&T operator, a laboratory technician and as an office manager. Survivors include her husband of almost 53 years, James “Jim” Shiver; a daughter and her spouse, Loretta (Lori) and Danny Parker,; three sons and their spouses, Paul and Brenda, Jared and Erica, and Jonathan and Katherine; grandchildren, Erik and Kimberly Rod, Sharon, Delton and Dayton Parker, Corinne and husband Robert Attaya, Kristen, Stephen, Jennifer, and James Shiver, Austin and wife Melissa, Brooke, Jeremy, and Cherish Shiver; and great-grandchildren, Braxton and Bryce Rod, and Andrew Attaya. In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that contributions be made to the Lighthouse Hospice; 200 River Pointe Drive, Suite 300, Conroe, TX under the name of Shirley Faye Shiver. Anyone wishing to leave memorial condolences for the family may do so on the discussion board at: www.tvhuntsville.com/Shirley_Faye_Shiver.htm ت Waller-Thornton Funeral Home of Trinity directed the arrangements.
Olin Savan Sonier
GROVETON -- Memorial services for Olin Savan Sonier, 71, of Groveton were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010 in the Trinity County Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6899 in Trinity. Mr. Sonier died Sunday, Nov. 21, in Houston. He was born July 22, 1939 in Katy, the son of Moice Sonier and Bertha Brown Sonier. Survivors include his loving wife, Ima “Polly” Sonier of Groveton; two sons, Kenneth McKee of Groveton and Johnny R. McKee of Coldspring; a daughter, Katherine Wairell of Coldspring; and a number of other relatives and friends. Groveton Funeral Home directed the arrangements. To sign an on-line guestbook, go to the website www.grovetonfuneralhome.com
Mary Etta Starghill
GROVETON -- Services for Mary Etta Starghill, 89, of Groveton were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010 in the Baldwin Chapel Baptist Church in Groveton, with the Rev. David Horace officiating. Burial followed in the Pennington Cemetery in Pennington. She died Monday, Nov. 29, In Lufkin. Born Oct. 6, 1921 in Groveton, she was the daughter of Jim Morris and Ella Coma Morris. Survivors include her loving sister, Mary Alice Pitman; nieces and nephews, Rosceil Evans, Mable Annette Phipps, LaShannon Harris, James Olan Harris, Anthony Page, Ashley Page, Harold M. Phipps Jr., Nina Netter, Amanda LaFleur, Chris Calvin, Net Calvin, Jamichael Calvin, and Crystal Calvin; and a number of other relatives and friends. Groveton Funeral Home directed the arrangements. To sign an on-line guestbook, go to the website www.grovetonfuneralhome.com
Randall Keith Webb
TRINITY – Services for Randall Keith Webb, 63, of Trinitywere held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010, in the Waller-Thornton Funeral Home with Pastor Jim Lang, a long-time family friend from Dallas, officiating. Music was provided by the pastor’s wife, Dana Lang. Burial followed in the Eastern Gate Cemetery in Trinity. Mr. Webb died Wednesday, Dec. 1, under the care of Odyssey Hospice. He was born Sept. 20, 1947 in Lebanon, Mo., the son of Don and Bette Webb. He attended college in St. Louis, Mo., and served four years in the U.S. Army’s Army Security Agency (ASA) at Fort Devens, Mass. Before retiring to the Westwood Shores subdivision near Trinity, Mr. Webb worked as director of operations for Houston Central Industries in Houston, Texas. He was preceded in death by his grandson, Lance Webb; and his mother, Bette Webb. Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Donna Webb of Trinity; a son and his spouse, Scott H. and Heather Webb of Houston; his father, Don G. Webb of Springfield, Mo.; two brothers, Jerry Webb of St. Louis, Mo., and Kirk Webb of Chattanooga, Tenn.; two brother-in-laws, Bill Houston and family as well as Bob Houston and family, both of Midland; four grandchildren, Cody, Mathew, Kayla and Jacob of Kountze; and his mother-in-law, Wilda Frier of Trinity. Pallbearers were Scott Webb, Devan Bradford, Bill Houston, Bob Houston, Jerry Webb and Kirk Webb. Honorary pallbearers were Cody Webb and Matthew Webb. Waller-Thornton Funeral Home of Trinity directed the arrangements.
Edward Morris Herman
TRINITY -- Edward Morris Herman, 78, died Monday, Nov. 22, 2010, at Retama Manor West Nursing Facility in San Antonio. No funeral services are planned at this time. Mr. Herman was born June 20, 1931, in Palisades, Colo., the son of Orin and Elizabeth Herman. He proudly served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict from 1952 to 1954. He retired from Carpenter Union where he was a foreman with Tierra Dry Wall. Survivors include his wife, Barbara Herman; three daughters, Sandra, Cheryl and Pamela; a daughter-in-law, Connie Lieber; a brother, William “Bill” Herman; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a number of other relatives. Waller-Thornton Funeral Home of Trinity directed the arrangements.
Charles T. Lawson
TRINITY – Services for Charles T. Lawson, 85, of Bedias were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010, in the Trinity Funeral Home Chapel with Pat Garrett officiating. Burial followed in the Cedar Grove Cemetery in Trinity. Mr. Lawson died Saturday, Nov. 20, in the Woodlands Manor in Conroe. He was born Oct. 16, 1925, in Clarksville and was a retired pipeliner. Survivors include five children, Anthony Lambert, Virginia Espinosa, Ronnie Lawson, Dianne Mayhew and Michael Norman. Trinity Funeral Home directed the arrangements.
Calvin “Cal” Morgan
HUNTSVILLE – Services for Calvin “Cal” Morgan, 80, of Riverside were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010 at the First United Methodist Church of Riverside with pastors David Morgan and Warren Austin officiating. Burial followed in Riverside Pioneer Cemetery in Riverside Mr. Morgan died Saturday, Nov. 27, at his residence surrounded by his family. He was born May 19, 1930 in Skene, Miss., the son of Calvin and Carrie Morgan. He was married to Dorothy Ingram on Aug. 17, 1952 in Las Vegas, Nev. Mr. Morgan served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War and was a member of the VFW. He also was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Riverside, Team Cities, the Riverside Chamber of Commerce, Riverside Lions Club, Walker County Democrat Club and the Texas Retired Teachers Association. Mr. Morgan worked as an educator for over 30 years, serving in the Pasadena, Pearland, Channelview, and Crosby school systems. He loved to Golf and was an avid deer hunter. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Dale McGregor. Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Dottie Morgan of Riverside; a daughter and her spouse, Lynn and Bob Manley of Van Alystyne; two sons and a daughter-in-law, David and Mary Morgan of Deer Park and Doyle Morgan of Pasadena; a sister, Betty Hawes of Hattiesburg, Miss.; three granddaughters; Jennifer Morgan of McKinney and her fiancée Tim Wagner, Brittany and her husband Quade Furr of McKinney and Audra Manley of Van Alystyne; three grandsons and a spouse, Lt. Lee and Renee Morgan of Oklahoma City, Okla., Zachary Morgan of Deer Park and Clint Manley of Van Alystyne; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Dale McGregor. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to the Odyssey House Hospice, 233 I-45 South Conroe, Texas 77304. An online family register book is available at www.Brookefuneralservice.com. Brooke Funeral Home of Huntsville directed the arrangements.