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Trinity Standard - Obituaries
For the Week of February 25, 2007 - March 4, 2007
Copyright 2007 - Polk County Publishing Company

Adam Dale Cormier
GROVETON – Services for Adam Dale Cormier, 22, of Trinity were held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2007, at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Mamou, La. with Father Bob Courville officiating.
Burial followed in the New St. Ann’s Mausoleum.
Mr. Cormier died Feb. 11, following a traffic accident near Trinity.
He was born Aug. 5, 1984.
Survivors include his mother, Loretta Cormier of Mamou, La.; his father and step-mother, Dale and Linda Cormier of Trinity; two  brothers and a sister-in-law, Bud Cormier of Mamou, La., and Toby and Bridgette Cormier of Pearland; a sister, Sarah Cormier of Mamou, La., his grandmother, Mary Guillory of Mamou, La.; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Groveton Funeral Home directed the local arrangements.

Gay Lynn Engelhardt
ROSENBERG – Services for Gay Lynn Engelhardt, 46, of Trinity were held Friday, Feb. 2, 2007, at the Hernandez Funeral Home Chapel in Rosenberg.
Burial followed in the Guy Cemetery.
She died Sunday, Jan. 28.
Ms. Engelhardt was born Nov. 26, 1960, in Alvin, the daughter of Lee Roy and Erma Engelhardt. She was preceded in death by her father and a brother, Roy Engelhardt of East Bernard.
Survivors include two daughters, Tammy Shed and Carol Shed of Needville; her mother and step-father, Erma and M.J. Woods of Onalaska; a sister and her spouse, Pam and Rusty Rusnik; five brothers and their spouses, Cecil and Treva Engelhardt of Arkansas, Teddy and Louise Engelhardt of Huntsville, Larry and Debbie Engelhardt of Trinity, Robert and Kitty Engelhardt of Damon and John Glenn and Cindy Engelhardt of Arkansas; a sister-in-law, Geraldine Engelhardt of East Bernard; a grandson, Tyler Benton of Needville; a granddaughter, Mattee Townsend of Needville; her best friend, Joy Bailey of Trinity; and a number of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and friends.
Pallbearers included Stephen Engelhardt, Robert Engelhardt Jr., Seth Engelhardt, A.J. Davey, James Kaack and Matt Hackworth.
Hernandez Funeral Home of Rosenberg directed the arrangements.

Cleo Eloise Simmons Mansell
TRINITY – Services for Cleo Eloise Simmons Mansell, 94, were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11, 2007, at the First United Methodist Church in Trinity with the Rev. Jim White and the Rev. Everett McCollum officiating.
Burial followed in the Cedar Grove Cemetery in Trinity.
Mrs. Mansell died Thursday, Feb. 8, in Huntsville.
Born Dec. 25, 1912, in Marlin, she was the daughter of John Louis and Irene Griswald Simmons. She was a 1931 graduate of Groveton High School.
Mrs. Mansell joined Trinity Chapter No. 186 of the Order of the Eastern Star on Jan. 26, 1953, and served as its worthy matron three times during her more than 50 years of membership. She also held a number of other positions within the organization.
She was the last living member of the Pricilla Club, which originated back during World War II. She was a charter member of the Azalea Garden Club.
Together with her late husband, Oliver Mansell, she distributed the Houston Post newspaper in Trinity for many years. She also served as the hostess for evening dinners and other fuctions at the Westwood Shores Restaurant.
Mrs. Mansell was a member of the First United Methodist Church and past president of the United Methodist Women Organization. She also was a homemaker and was known as a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; one brother, Clyde Scarborough; and a son, Bobby Gene Mansell.
Survivors include a daughter, Jorene Hamilton Williams; two granddaughters, Amanda Hamilton Scott and Rebecca Hamilton Girouard and her husband, Jeremy; one great-granddaughter, Kayla Laine Scott; her former son-in-law, Charles Hamilton; a special nephew, Douglas Tipton; and a number of other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers were Charles Hamilton, Jeremy Girouard, Jason “Bubba” Smith, Douglas Timpton, Wesley Lochridge and Walter Willmann.
Waller-Thornton Funeral Home of Trinity directed the arrangements.

Bill Reid Warren
TRINITY – Graveside services for Bill Reid Warren, 82, were held at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 12, 2007, in the Dodge Cemetery with the Rev. Mike Loftin officiating.
Mr. Warren died Monday, Feb. 5, in Temple.
Born Oct. 14, 1924, he was one of 17 children born to Henry and Dora Elizabeth Kelly Warren. Mr. Warren served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was employed in the transportation industry as a truck driver.
He was preceded in death by his parents; 15 of his brothers and sisters; and a grandson, Kevin Warren.
Survivors include two daughters and their spouses, Reynelda and Jack Shipper and Kathleen and Joe McMillan; a son and his spouse, Billy Wayne and Carol Warren; one sister, Jesse Bell Munson; six grandchildren, Michelle Clopton and her husband, Larry, Cory McMillan, Melanie Loftin and her husband, Brandon, Kyle Warren, Brandon Warren and Shea Goolsby; 13 great-grandchildren, Kasi, Kelsey, Katy Beth, Karly, Laurel, Logan, Michael, Kyla, Jake, Spencer, Cade, Colton and Aerian; and a number of other relatives.
Waller-Thornton Funeral Home of Trinity directed the arrangements.







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