Dorothy Lorene Catoe
Jan. 30, 1925 March 28, 2001
MIDWAY Services for Dorothy Lorene Catoe, 76, of Midway are set for 2 p.m. Friday at Madisonville Funeral Home. The Rev. Jeff Witcher will officiate. Burial will be in the Allphin Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday and from 9 a.m. to service time on Friday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Catoe died Wednesday in Dallas.
She was born in Madison County. She had been a resident of Midway for the past 12 years and was formerly of Deer Park, Texas. She was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church in Madisonville.
Survivors include her husband, Nick Catoe of Midway; a son and daughter-in-law, Nick Jr. and Marie Catoe of Bulverde, Texas; a daughter and son-in-law, Cathy Catoe Elliott, and Rick Elliott of Forney, Texas; a sister, Louise Morgan of Midway; three grandchildren; and a nephew.
Margie Ree Grantham
June 9, 1928 March 27, 2001
Services for Margie Ree Grantham, 72, of College Station are set for 2 p.m. Friday at Memorial Funeral Chapel in College Station. The Rev. Malcolm Bane, former pastor of First Baptist Church in College Station, will officiate. Burial will be in College Station Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. to service time on Friday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Grantham died Tuesday at College Station Medical Center.
She was born in Goodway, Ala., and lived in College Station for seven years. She was a homemaker. She lived in Silsbee, Texas, for 25 years before moving to College Station. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Silsbee.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Grantham.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Susan and Ronald Sharp of College Station; a sister, Sudie Harrison of Uriah, Ala.; and four grandchildren.
Aug. 12, 1919 March 27, 2001
CALDWELL Services for William Law, 81, of Caldwell are set for 7 p.m. Thursday at Strickland Funeral Home in Caldwell. Mark Conway will officiate. Burial will be in the Vienna City Cemetery in Vienna, Mo.
Visitation will be from 3 p.m. to service time on Thursday at the funeral home.
Mr. Law died Tuesday in Caldwell.
He was born in Bicknell, Ind. He was a retired newspaper publisher for the Caldwell Tribune and numerous other papers. He attended Indiana University. He served as a pilot flying for the Army Field Artillery as part of the 83rd Field Infantry Division during World War II. He received three air medals and an additional bronze oak clusters medal.
Survivors include his son, Stuart Law of Caldwell; two daughters and a son-in-law, Lisa and Mark Conway of Brownsville, Tenn., and Diane Denton of San Diego; a brother, George Law of Darlington, S.C.; and a sister, Christina Law of Caldwell.
Memorials may be made to the National World War II Memorial, P.O. Box 96766, Washington, D.C. 20090-6766 or 1-800-639-4992.
Foy Eddie Boswell
June 11, 1924 March 28, 2001
JACKSONVILLE Services for Foy Eddie Boswell, 76, of Jacksonville are set for 2 p.m. Friday at Renfro Memorial Chapel at Boren-Conner Funeral Home in Jacksonville. The Rev. David Moore will officiate. Burial will be in Tecula Cemetery.
Mr. Boswell died Wednesday in Jacksonville.
He was born in Ellis County, where he was a longtime resident, and was a Baptist. He retired from the Missouri Pacific Railroad as a signal maintenance foreman, was a life member of the Jacksonville V.F.W. Post No. 3984 and a past post commander of the Palestine V.F.W. Post No. 8924. He was a World War II Army veteran.
Survivors include his wife, Sallie Boswell of Jacksonville; two sons, Ed Boswell of Strong, Ark., and Rodney Boswell of Waco; a daughter, Debra Corpora of Hearne; a brother, Hoyt Boswell of DeQuincy, La.; two sisters, Texia Lake of Jacksonville and Myrtle Alexander of Humble; and five grandchildren.
Gary Brown McNutt
April 18, 1950 March 28, 2001
Services for Gary Brown McNutt, 50, of Bryan are set for 10 a.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church in Bryan. The Rev. Bob Richers will officiate. Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. at the Oddfellows Rest Cemetery in Columbus.
Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday at Hillier Funeral Home in Bryan.
Mr. McNutt died Wednesday at his home.
He was born in Baytown. He lived in Bryan for the past 27 years, where he was a human resource manager for the Texas A&M Research Foundation. Mr. McNutt was a member of the Optimist Club, Chamber of Commerce and Better Business Bureau. He was a member of and active in the First United Methodist Church as well as the Bryan Little League North.
Survivors include his wife, Leanne McNutt of Bryan; a son, Jeff McNutt of Bryan; a daughter, Jill Parker of Bryan; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Al and Lisa McNutt of Columbus, Texas, and Tim and Janice McNutt of Austin; a sister and brother-in-law, Linda and Scott Wyatt of Austin; a sister-in-law, Mardi Coers of Houston; his mother, Clara McNutt of Columbus; his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Mary and Jerry Coers of Houston; and one grandchild.
Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Bryan or the American Cancer Society.
Jan. 30, 1940 March 29, 2001
IOLA Services for Earnestine Holmes, 61, of Iola are set for 11 a.m. Saturday at Yarbrough Chapel United Methodist Church in Anderson. The Rev. Hopie Solomon will officiate. Burial will be in Pineywood Cemetery in Anderson.
Arrangements are under the direction of Jones Funeral Home in Navasota.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
A wake service will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Holmes died Thursday at her home in Iola.
She was born in Grimes County and was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband, Freddie Lee Holmes Sr. of Iola; eight sons and four daughters-in-law, Freddie Lee Holmes Jr., Carl Ray and April Holmes and Timothy Earl Holmes, all of Bryan, Michael Glen Holmes of Iola, Frank Lee and Barbara Holmes of Madisonville, Willie Henry Sr. and Nancy Holmes of Kurten, Nathaniel Holmes of Iola and Curtis and Gerry Holmes of Hearne; eight daughters and two sons-in-law, Brenda Joyce and Marshall Mitchell and Tracy Deann Holmes, all of Huntsville, Glenda Faye Holmes and Queen Ester and Robert Mitchell, all of Bryan, Rebekah Holmes of Madisonville and Karen Sue Holmes, Renea Denise Holmes and Juanita Holmes, all of Iola; four brothers, Clay C. Baldwin of Anderson, Adron Baldwin of Harlingen, Alvin Baldwin of San Antonio and James Baldwin of Humble; two sisters, Edwina Mitchell and Alberta Minor, both of Anderson; her father, Henry Baldwin Jr. of Anderson; 23 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
John William Brandenberger
Dec. 3, 1916 March 27, 2001
HOUSTON A memorial service for John William Brandenberger, 84, of Houston is set for 1 p.m. Saturday at Palmer Memorial Episcopal Church, 6221 Main St., in Houston.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Settegast-Kopf Co. Funeral Home in Houston.
Mr. Brandenberger died Tuesday.
He was born in Austin and moved with his family to Houston, where he resided for 83 years. He was a captain in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II, serving as a bomber pilot instructor. He worked for UBS Paine-Webber until his death. He served as financial advisor to many school districts, cities and authorities. He was instrumental in forming the Municipal Advisory Council of Texas.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Brandenberger.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Becky and Tom Cunningham of Houston; two sons and daughters-in-law, Bob and Malla Brandenberger and Gary and Yvonne Brandenberger, all of Houston; a sister and brother-in-law, Frances and Robert L. Cole of Bryan; and eight grandchildren.
Dec. 25, 1927 March 29, 2001
NAVASOTA Services for Hubert Hemann, 73, of Navasota are set for 10 a.m. Saturday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Navasota. The Rev. Donald Kasper will officiate. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Nobles Funeral Chapel.
A prayer service will be at 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Mr. Hemann died Thursday in Navasota.
He was born in White Hall. He retired from J. Youens & Co. after 30 years and then he was self-employed with a service station. He was a member of the Lions Club, Sons of Hermann, Washington Shooting Club, and was a Little League manager and umpire. He served as elder and sang in the choir at Trinity Lutheran Church where he was a member.
He served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Erna Hemann of Navasota; a daughter and son-in-law, Jane and Clell Goodson of Navasota; a brother and sister-in-law, Ernest, Jr. and Esther Hemann of White Hall; six brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Walter Busse of Navasota, Bernie Roese of Washington, Leonard and Joyce Boehm of Anderson, Fred and Ruth Homeyer and Oris and Pauline Boehm, all of Navasota, and Bill and Gloria Boehm of Anderson; six sisters-in-law, Olga Hemann of Brenham, Alice Hemann and Evelyn Hemann, both of Navasota, Esther Schaefer and Gertie Hilley, both of Nederland, and Jean Boehm of Groves; two grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Memorials may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church Air Conditioning Fund or Hospice of Brazos Valley.
Jan. 16, 1913 March 25, 2001
MIDWAY Services for Daniel Bailey, 88, of Midway are set for 1 p.m. Saturday at the Southside Church of Christ in Midway. The Rev. Waynell Nixon will officiate. Burial will be in the Midway Southside Cemetery.
Arrangements are under the direction of Madisonville Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday and from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday at the funeral home.
Mr. Bailey died Sunday at Riverwood Healthcare Center in Madisonville.
He was born in Midway and graduated from Crockett High School and Jarvis Christian College in Hawkins, Texas, Mary Allen College in Crockett and received a bachelor of science degree from Paul Quinn College in Waco. He was a teacher at Marion Anderson High School and concluded his teaching career with the Dallas Independent School District, retiring in 1972.
Survivors include his wife, Ella Phair Bailey of Midway; a son and daughter-in-law,, Mack Sr. and Evelyn Bailey of Austin; two daughters and a son-in-law, Faydean and James Sims of Austin and Naomi Bailey of Port Arthur; seven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Aug. 20, 1980 March 25, 2001
WAXAHACHIE Services for Lilianna Collins, 20, of Waxahachie, formerly of Bryan, are set for 10 a.m. Saturday at the Sanctuary of Praise Church in Bryan. The Revs. Jose Alaniz and Paul Ford will officiate. Burial will be in Bryan City Cemetery.
Arrangements are under the direction of Memorial Funeral Chapel in Bryan.
Visitation will be from 3 p.m. Friday to service time on Saturday at the church.
A prayer service will be at 7 p.m. Friday at the Sanctuary of Praise Church.
Ms. Collins died Sunday in Dallas.
She was born in Houston and was a student at Southwestern Assembly of God University in Waxahachie. She was a member of Sanctuary of Praise Church in Bryan.
Survivors include her parents, Ronald and Jody Collins of Bryan; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Arron and Olivia Collins of Waxahachie and John Collins of Bryan; two sisters, Heidi Collins and Marinda Collins, both of Bryan; and grandparents Henry and Mildred Collins of Vivian, La., and Joseph and Gladys Immormono of Ohio.
Memorials may made to Sanctuary of Praise Church in Bryan.
Lena Falco Corpora
Oct. 11, 1927 March 29, 2001
MARLIN, Texas Services for Lena Falco Corpora, 73, of Marlin are set for 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Marlin. The Rev. Peter Royal will officiate. Burial will be in the Hillcrest Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Adams Funeral Home in Marlin.
A rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Corpora died Thursday in a Spring Branch hospital.
She was born in Highbank in Falls County. She was a homemaker and lifelong resident of Falls County. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Marlin.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Louis Corpora.
Survivors include four daughters, Angela Dominey of Houston, Vincencia Ward of Cypress, Lois Hay of Austin and Theresa Collins of Bremond; a sister, Sara Corpora of Hearne; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.