The Galveston Daily News from Galveston, Texas on December 7, 1997 · Page 4
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Galveston, Texas
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Sunday, December 7, 1997
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A4 SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7 1997 GAL^0tSTON COUNTY, TEXAS Audrey Hubbard GALVESTON — Audrey Hubbard, 74, departed this life on Friday, December 5,1997, at a UTMB Hospital, Galveston, Texas. Funeral arrangements are pending with Fields Funeral Home, Inc. Ruth E. Ingram GALVESTON - Ruth E. Ingram, 86, of Galveston, Texas, passed away on December 6, 1997. Service arrangements are pending through Broadway Funeral Home, Galveston. Eddie Mae Donohue Crawford GALVESTON - Eddie Mae Donohue Crawford, 91, died Saturday, December 6,1997, at her residence in Galveston, Texas. Arrangements are pending with Carnes Brothers Funeral Home of Galveston, Texas. Herbert Charles WEST TEXAS CITY - Mr. Herbert Charles passed away Saturday afternoon at his home. Funeral services are pending at Mainland Funeral Home in La Marque. Cariton Edgar Blume GALVESTON - Cariton Edgar Blume, 66, died Saturday, December 6, 1997, at his residence in Port Bolivar. Texas, after a courageous battle with cancer. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, December 8.1997, at First Baptist Church, Port Bolivar, with the Eev. Michael Taylor, the Rev. Sammy Little and the Rev. Gordon Vaughn officiating. Burial will follow at the Port Bolivar Cemetery. Port Bolivar, Texas. Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p jn., December 7,1997, at Carnes Brothers Funeral Home in Galveston, Texas. Mr. Blume was born October 1,1931, in Port Bolivar, Texas, to George and Esther Corca Blume. He graduated from Ball High School with the Class of 1950, marrying Elsie Lee Bouse in. 1951. He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict returning to Port Bolivar to raise his family as a dedicated husband, father and grandfather. He was self employed in the fishing industry as owner of Blume's Seafood, Inc., and in the cattle industry in Winnie, Texas. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Port Bolivar and served as Trustee for the church. Preceded in death by his parents, Mr. Blume is survived by his wife of 46 years, Elsie Lee Blume of Port Bolivar; daughter, Roxanne Smith and husband, f-f-i ^_G A L%• Esi_px c °.ysjy* THE DAny NEWS U.S.P.S. 213400 Founded in 1842 Texas' Oldest Newspaper Dedicated to the growth and progress of Gatveston and all of Galveston County. Published every morning by Gatveston Newspapers Inc., 8522 Teichman Road, Box 628, Galveston, Texas 77553. Second class postage paid at Galveston, ! Texas. The Associated Press is exclusively entitled to the use or republication of all the local news of spontaneous origin printed in this newspaper. Subscription rates by carrier, $12 per month; by maii, $270 per year anywhere in the continental United States, $540 per year outside the United States. Telephone (409) 74*3611 • (4O9) 986-7711 (800) 561-3611 The Gatveston County Daily News welcomes letters to the editor, which should be limrted to 150 words. Morgan; son, Raymond Blume; brother, Curtis Blume and wife Barbara; sister, Bevenor granddaughter, Coleen Smith; grandson, Carlan Smith, all of Port Bolivar; numerous other relatives and friends. Pallbearers will be Johnny Hardy, Marcus Comeaux, Jimmy Hornbeck, Robert Bouse, Charlie Bouse and George Van Etta. Honorary pallbearers are Bernard Guidry, David Hargrave, Leonard Bouse, Darby Mouton, David Edwards, Taylor White and Jackie Blume. Memorials may be sent to "Hie First Baptist Church of Port Bolivar Texas; First Baptist Church of Stowell, Texas, or Hospice of Galveston County, 1708 N. Amburn Road, Suite C, Texas City, Texas 77591-2436. Games Brothers Funeral Home Richard Cecil Creyke GALVESTON - Richard Cecil Creyke, 85, of Galveston, Texas, passed away at a UTMB Hospital, Thursday, December 4,1997. Graveside services will be at 10:30 a.m., Monday, December 8,1997, at Grace Memorial Park in Alta Loma, Texas, with Pastor Tony Sendejas officiating. Burial will follow services. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 pjn. Sunday, December 7,1997, at Malloy & Son Funeral Home. A prayer service will be at 6:00 p.m. at Malloy & Son Funeral Home. My Dad lived 85 years of health and joy being born December 14, 1911, in Chisolm, Minnesota. He retired in 1980 from the Harris County Courthouse. He was a member of American Legion Post No. 47, a former member of Msgr Eorwin Council No. 787 Knights of Colum-bus. He was also a 40- year member of Gulf Coast AA. Club, of which he was very proud. He was a veteran of WWli with the U.S. Marine Corps, He was very much loved by bis surviving daughter Chriss Sendejas and son-in-law Richard; granddaughters, Felicia Hurley and Shanna Paganucci and husband Mark; great-grandchildren, Terry and Karli Hurley, Kandace and Nicholas Pagamieci. Honorary pallbearers are ! When quality counts... 1201 Tremont, Galveston 1 765-8080 Obituaries Obituaries are a paid feature of The Galveston County Daily News. For information about the costs and how to submit an obituary, cail (409) 7443611 or (409) 986-7711, Ext. 275. The daiiy deadline for obituaries is 4 p.m. Funeral home arrangement notices will be accepted until 5 p.m. On Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, obituaries and arrangement notices wili be accepted until 4 p.m. by fax. Obituaries placed by individuals must have written verification of arrangements by an independent source and must be paid in advance. MasterCard and Visa are accepted. Families and funeral homes are urged to ensure that information is accurate, and all names are spelled correctly. The Daily News assumes no responsibility for inaccurate information provided to us. Tiie Daily News is not responsible for lost or damaged photos. Richard Sendejas, Mark Pa- ganueci. Rudy Sendejas, Dave Voight, Tony Sendejas and Felicia Hurley. MaHqy & Son Funeral Home Alma Jewell Kelley GALVESTON - Alma Jewell Kelley, 82, passed away Thursday, December 4,1997, at Columbia Mainland Center Hospital, Texas City. Services will be held on Monday, December 8, 1997, at 10:30 a.m. in the Memorial Room of Broadway Funeral Home, Galveston, with Deacon John Pistone officiating. Burial will follow services Monday at Galveston Memorial Park Cemetery in Hitchcock, Texas. A vigil for Mrs. Kelley will be Sunday, December 7,1997, at 7:00 pan. at the funeral home. The family will receive Mends on Sunday evening after. 4:00 p.m. Although born in East St. Louis, Illinois, July 6,1915, Mrs. Kelley and her family made their home here in Galveston and she was a lifelong resident of the island from her early childhood. She later married Robert E. Kelley Sr. in August, 1934, and was a loving and dedicated wife and mother. Mrs. Kelley not only devoted her time to her family, she also loved gardening very much and enjoyed her time to garden and produce blossoming flowers of all kinds. The delicate attention she gave to her gardening wifl not ever be. forgotten by her family, nor will they ever forget the attention: and love she provided all of them. Preceded in death by her husband, Robert E. Kelley Sr., several brothers, Virgil Jewell, Homer Jewell Sr. and Luther Jewell and one of her granddaughters, Sue Ann Kelley, she leaves behind to cherish her many memories, her two daughters, Patricia Pisciotta and hus- band Gene of Port Jefferson, New York, and Mary Ann Sigel of Dallas, Texas; her only son, Bob Kelley of Hitchcock; one brother, Samuel Jewell and wife Margaret of Galveston, Texas; two sisters-in-law., Helen Jewell and Cloey Jewell, both of Galveston, Texas; her loving grandchildren, John Pisciotta and wife, Kathleen of Setauket, New York, Ted Pisciotta and wife, Laura of Shelton, Connecticut, Patti Arm Pisciotta & fiancee, Morris Rothstein of Rego Park, New York, and Jean Gracia of La Marque, Texas; and three wonderful great-grandchildren. Mrs. Kelley will be sadly missed by all of her family, her nieces and nephews, and many dear friends. Pallbearers will be her grandsons, John Pisciotta and Ted Pisciotta, and nephews, Homer Jewell Jr., Danny Jewell, Penny Jewell and Bill Jewell. In lieu of flowers, Mrs. Kelley's family is requesting that memorials be made to the Ronald McDonald House of Galveston, HUGS of Galveston, Inc., 30114th Street, Galveston, Texas 77550-2611. Broadway Funeral Home Brenda McNeil Brooks TEXAS CITY — Brenda Jean Brooks, 46, passed away Wednesday, December 3,1997, at a UTMB Hospital in Galveston. Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 pan. Monday at the chapel of Mainland Funeral Home in La Marque. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 9th, at the Rising Star Baptist church in Texas City with the Rev. D.N. Benford Sr. officiating. Burial will follow at Mainland Memorial Cemetery in Hitchcock. Brenda was born January 3, 1951, in Galveston. She was a graduate of Lincoln High School and the College of the Mainland FALL SALE Select Rock of Ages & Stone Eternal Memorials on Sale Now. , „ „ e A Come oy or Call for an Appointment 4% W Monument %Jfm • Works 392S Broadway • Galveston • 763-8518 327 Texas Ave. • LaMarque • 93S-S170 Registered Nurses' Program, where she received her R. N. degree. She was a R.N. for 17 years -intil her health failed. She is preceded in death by her husband, Tommie Joe Brooks Sr. She is survived fay her mother Pose McNeil of Fresno, Texas; father, Henry McNeil of Texas City; daughter and sons, Shan a Gibson of La Marque, Bryan Brooks and Tbmmie Joe Brooks, Jr. of Texas City; step-son, Terry Brooks of Texas City; sisters, Bessie (L.C., Sr.) Winston of Fresno, Texas, Gertha (Clarence) Richards of Clear Lake; brothers, Henry (Vivian) McNeil Jr. of South Carolina, Perry (Eva) McNeil of Austin, David McNeil at Texas City; grandchild, JKhory Gibson of Texas City; devoted mother-in-law, Omrnie Simmons of Texas City; devoted friend, Reginald Woods Sr. and a host of nieces, nephews, other family members and friends. Mainland Funerai Home George Clark LA MARQUE — Mr. George Clark, 77, passed from this earthly life Thursday, December 4, 1997, at Columbia Medical Center in Texas City. Mr. Clark,, a retired laborer with Labor Local No. 116, was born September 23, 1920, in Pine Bluny Arkansas. He was a member of Progressive Baptist Church: Labor Local No. 116 and a Veteran of the US Army. He leaves to cherish memories: his loving devoted and caring wife and companion of 48 years, Geneva Clark of La Marque: his children, Patricia (Clarence) Murray, Lydia Clark Haynes, Wanda Griffin and Ronnie Clark, all of La Marque; his brothers and sisters, the Rev. Amos (Sweetie) Clark Jr. of Camden, Louisiana, Daisey Lee Oliphant of Garland, the Rev. Leonard (Maxine) Clark of Texas City, Carrie Lee Clark Evans and Sylvan T. Clark both of Detroit, Michigan, and Clara (Lloyd) Sjowell of La Marque; 12 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, other family members and friends. Visitation will be from 6:00 pjn. to 9:00 p.m. Monday at the Mainland Funeral Home in La Marque. Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Progressive Baptist Church in Texas City, the Rev. Johnathah D. Steele Sr. officiating. Burial will follow at Grace Memorial Park Cemetery in Hitchcock. Mainland Funeral Home David W. McLemore David W. McLemore, born November 16,1957, died December 1, 1997, after a lengthy battle from complications related to AIDS. A resident of Houston, David was born and raised in Texas City. A cum laude graduate in architecture from Texas A&M in 1981, he was also a member of Tau Sigma Delta Honor Fraternity for Architecture. Forced to retire from practicing architecture in 1990, he devoted his free time and efforts to help the HIV infected-affected community. David was a man of great talent, integrity, intelligence and compassion for all human life. There was much he needed to accomplish but his body eventually failed. ' He is survived by his extended family of close friends including, but not limited to: special companion Ed Kuebler, Sandra Frank, Alice Sigurdson, Keith Grammer, Alicia Duplan and Laurie Kuebler, all of Houston, and Ingrid Saenger of Houston and Johannesburg. South Africa. David is also survived by: his parents, Bob and Mildred McLemore of Texas City; sisters, Denise Adams and her husband Mark of Austin and Paulette Mackebon and her hug- band Barry of Houston; nieces Kara and Leah Shirley of Austin; and nephew* Paul Shirley of Auston. n A memorial celebration wifl be at 2:00- p.m., December 13, 1997, at the.Chapel of St. Basil, 3802 Yoakum at W. Alabama ia Houston, with Father Mark Gazin, C.SJ3. and Brother David Crank, O.F.M. officiating. T His remains will be scattered in Sedona, Arizona at a private service. In lieu of flowers, memoe rial donations may be directed to PWA Coalition Houston, 3400 Montrose, Suite 106, Houston, TX 77006. or the charity of your choice. j j^ IN MEMORY OF ^ WALTER L. LITTLE, SR, 12/7/53-7/22/96 Many times we needed you, a million times we cried, If love could have saved you, you would have never died. 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