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East Texas News - Obituaries
Trinity Standard - January 18, 2009 - January 25, 2009

Noel D. Burcham
GROVETON – Services for Noel D. Burcham, 88, of Friday were held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, 2009, in the Groveton Funeral Home with Bro. Lewis Jones officiating.
Burial followed in the Ellis Prairie Cemetery.
Mr. Burcham died Wednesday, Jan. 14, in Lufkin.
He was born Dec. 2, 1920, in Upshur County and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. Mr. Burcham was retired from the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. in Houston and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Groveton.
Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Lois Burcham of Friday; two daughters and their spouses, Linda and J.E. Anderson of Friday and Nancy and Amos Stiborik of Humble; a son and his spouse, Donald Ray and Diane of Pearland; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild; a fishing buddy, Don Adams; and a number of other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers included Josh Stiborik, Jeremy Stiborik, Tim Burcham, Travis Sandifer, Louis Davis and Kyle Crowel.
Groveton Funeral Home directed the arrangements.

Ryan Alexander Garrido
TRINITY – Services for Ryan Alexander Garrido, 13, of Onalaska were held at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2009, at the Rival Church of God with the Rev. Gerald Reeves officiating.
Burial followed in the Taylor Cemetery in Trinity County.
He died Jan. 9 in Houston.
He was born Sept. 19, 1995, in Huntsville and was in the seventh grade at Onalaks Junior High and High School. He was passionate about hunting and fishing and enjoyed the outdoors. He was a member of the Rival Church of God.
The teenager was preceded in death by his grandfather, Herman Spranger.
Survivoprs include his mother and step-father, Marion and Gary Sanford; his father and step-mother, Ronald and Anita Garrido; a brother and his spouse, Cisco “CJ” and Jackie Knorr; a sister, Sonja Knorr; his maternal grandmother, Charlotte Velte; and a number of other relatives and friends.
Waller-Thornton Funeral Home of Trinity directed the arrangements.

Hollijean Pipkin Iorge
TRINITY – Services for Hollijean Pipkin Iorge, 82, of Trinity were held at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2009, at the Waller-Thornton Funeral Home in Trinity with the Rev. Leroy Brown officiating.
Burial followed on at 4 p.m.. Thursday, Jan. 15, at the Conroe Memorial Cemetery.
Mrs. Iorge died Sunday, Jan. 11, at her Trinity residence.
She was born Nov. 15, 1926, in Lulling and was retired from K-Mart in Houston after 20 years as an advertising consultant. She moved to Trinity in 2001 and spent her time doing embroidery and crochet for her family. She also loved to work in her flower beds.
Mrs. Iorge was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse T. Cheek Jr.; and three brothers, Bill Pipkin, Jerry Pipkin and Harold Pipkin.
Survivors include four sons and their spouses, Jesse T. Cheek III, Ron and Jonnie Ruth Cheek, Jerry and Janelle Cheek and Ted Cheek and his fiancé, Dawn; a daughter and her spouse, Jeanie and Arthur Buske; six sisters and their spouses, Virginia and Jay Meeter, Jackie and Miles Slaughter, Helen and Dolen Bartos, Cliffetta and Fred Whitsett, Polly and Don Griffin and Peggy and Mike Bodbinitz;  a brother and his spouse, James and Darlene Pipkin; 22 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and a number of other relatives and friends.
Waller-Thornton Funeral Home of Trinity directed the arrangements.

Nelma Jean Brantley Stephens
TRINITY – Services for Nelma Jean Brantley Stephens, 72, of The Woodlands were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 3, 2009, at the Trinity Church of Christ.
Burial followed in the Clapp Cemetery.
Mrs. Stephens died Monday, Dec. 29, 2008, in The Woodlands.
She was born April 29, 1936, in Trinity County and was a homemaker and mother for many years. In her later years, she was employed by Weiners Department Store.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Edgar and Della Brantley.
Survivors include two daughters and their spouses, Dana and Leland Heuszel of Huntsville and Mary and James Bryer of New Caney; two sons, Randy Stephens and Rusty Stephens, both of Trinity; two brothers and their spouses, Lard L. and Frieda Brantley of Cypress and Edgar Lynn and Sherrill Brantley of Pasadena; a sister, Dona Wall of Tomball; grandchildren, Jennifer and Jimmy Ragsdale, Stephen Heuszel, Janice and Bobby Thompson, Amanda Heuszel, Shaun Cook and  Jesse Heuszel; five great-grandchildren, Austin Ragsdale, Thomas Cook, Travis Cook, Hailey Thompson and Macie Thompson; a number of nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends.
Trinity Funeral Home directed the arrangements.

Charles Doss Sullivan
TRINITY – Services for Charles Doss Sullivan, 61, of Trinity were held at 11 a.m. at the Woodland Hills Baptist Church in Longview with the Rev. Charles Hunt officiating.
Burial followed in Memory Park Cemetery in Longview.
Mr. Sullivan died Wednesday, Jan. 14, in Trinity.
He was born March 1, 1947, in Omaha, Texas. He enjoyed attending automobile auctions and was known as a good mechanic who enjoyed fixing old and new vehicles.
Mr. Sullivan was preceded in death by his father, Alvis Sullivan; and a brother, Boyce Sullivan.
Survivors include a daughter and her spouse, Shana and Anthony “Tony” Nichols; his mother, Marie Sullivan; three grandsons, Chad Williams, Kevin Williams and Brandon Williams; one great-granddaughter, Aubrie Williams; and a number of other relatives and friends.
Waller-Thornton Funeral Home of Trinity directed the arrangements.

Patricia Elaine Trero
JASPER – Services for Patricia Elaine “Pat” Trero, 57, of Brookeland were held at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 11, 2009 at the Stringer and Griffin Funeral Home in Jasper.
Burial followed at Brookeland Cemetery in Brookeland.
She died Jan. 10 at her residence in Brookeland.
A native of Houston and former resident of Jacksonville, Fla., she was born July 9, 1951. She was a stand-up comedian and played the piano by ear. She also was a poet and short story writer. A world traveler, she loved to organize trips and spoke several languages.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Martha Jerome Trero; a sister, Charlene Yvonne Trero; a brother, William Samuel “Sambo” Trero; and two nephews, Damon Cooksey and Stacy Ivy.
Survivors include her father and step-mother, W.S. and Louise Trero; four sisters and their spouses, Sandra Wilkinson, Deby and Tim Ivy, Annette and Larry Mitchell and Jacqueline Trero; and a number of nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles.
The family has asked that memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society.
Stringer and Griffin Funeral Home of Jasper directed the arrangements.



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