April 20, 2003
Mable Novella Hollabaugh Cole
November 12, 1909 – April 17, 2003
Funeral Services for Mable Novella Hollabaugh Cole, 93, of Bryan are set for 11 a.m. Monday at First United Methodist Church, 506 E. 28th Street Bryan, TX 77803. Burial will be in the Bryan City Cemetery. The Reverend Bob Richers and Reverend Marlin Fenn of First United Methodist Church will officiate. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday at Memorial Funeral Chapel, 1515 South College Avenue Bryan, TX 77801 and from 10 a.m. until service time Monday at the church.
Mrs. Cole died Thursday at her residence in Bryan. She was born in Knox City, Texas, November 12, 1909. She attended North Texas State Teacher’s College in Denton, Texas, and she also attended Rutherford’s Comptometer School in Dallas. Following school in Dallas she went to work for the Agricultural Adjustment Administration in College Station, Texas. She was a member of First United Methodist Church and the Neighborly Sunday School Class for Fifty-Plus years. She always seemed to find time to volunteer more than 500 hours at Bryan Hospital, bake cakes for those in need, crochet, read books, play bridge and travel.
Survivors include her husband of 66 years, Olen Seth Cole of Bryan, TX; two daughters and sons-in-law, Connie Cole Swing & W. Michael Surrency of Houston, TX, Claire Cole & John A. Lillie of Houston, TX; one sister, Helen Burwell of Houston, TX; four grandchildren, Ross Olen Lillie and his wife Deborah of Houston, TX, Stephen Quinan Swing of Houston, TX, Rhonda Lillie and her husband Clint Rahn of Bryan, TX, Ryan Arthur Lillie of Austin, TX; one great-grandchild, Leianna Rose Lillie of Houston, TX; two nephews, Johnny Williams and Lonnie & his wife Betty Williams, and numerous other nephews. Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church or Hospice of the Brazos Valley.
Memorial Funeral Chapel
1515 South College Ave.
John Dean Carter
1918 — 2003
John Dean Carter, age 85, passed away on Good Friday, April 18, 2003. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dr. Billy Carter and Callie Carter, his brothers, Otis Carter and Jeff Carter, and his granddaughter, Amanda Carter. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Mary Frank Carter, his sons and their families, Johnny and Sallie Carter, Candice Rush, Ben Rush, John Reid Carter; Billy and Jeanne Carter, Clay Carter, Foster Carter, Grant Carter, Jackson Carter; James Otis and Tracy Carter, Montgomery Carter, Joshua Dean Carter, Abraham Carter, Anna Leigh Carter, Jacob Carter, Isaac Carter; his brother’s family, Bobby and Gail Carter, Wesley Carter, David Carter; his sister and her family, Angela and Robert Schleider, Rob Schleider, Rick Schleider, Reg Schleider; his nieces, Davy Westmoreland, Debbie Royse, Marsha Marsh; and his great-grandchildren, Kyleigh Carter, Will Carter and Christian Carter.
John Dean Carter was born on March 20, 1918 in Madisonville, Texas. He was in the grocery business in Madisonville, Texas from 1932 until his retirement in 1994. He graduated from Madisonville High School in 1934 and was valedictorian. He was an active member in his church, First United Methodist Church in Madisonville, Texas, his entire life. He was active in community affairs, including serving as President of the Chamber of Commerce and a member of the Madisonville City Council. He was a man of great generosity and compassion and supported his community, church, family and friends immeasurably.
The funeral, under the direction of Rev. Dick White, will be at the First United Methodist Church of Madisonville on Easter Sunday at 3:00 in the afternoon.
Pallbearers are Clay Carter, Foster Carter, Montgomery Carter, Joshua Dean Carter, Abraham Carter, Wesley Carter, David Carter, Ben Rush and Scott Royse. Honorary pallbearers are the Men’s Bible Class at First United Methodist Church of Madisonville.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church Building Fund, 102 S. McIver, Madisonville, Texas 77864.
Ruby Meier Burgoon
Nov. 30, 1914 — April 18, 2003
Memorial services for Ruby Meier Burgoon, 88, of College Station are set for 2 p.m. Monday at the First Baptist Church in College Station.
Arrangements are under the direction of Callaway-Jones Funeral Home in Bryan.
Mrs. Burgoon died Friday in St. Joseph Regional Health Center.
She was born in Edwardsport, Ind., and lived in College Station six years. She was retired as a registered nurse and was a member of the First Baptist Church in College Station.
She was preceded in death by her husband, L.H. Burgoon.
Survivors include a daughter, Judy McFarland of College Station; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Agnes Core of Cape Coral, Fla., and Dorothy Ann and Rodney Taylor of Mulberry, Fla.; a grandson; and two great-granddaughters.
Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of College Station, the American Cancer Society or to a charity of choice.
Mozelle Meadors Cazey
Sept. 8, 1912 — April 19, 2003
FRANKLIN — Services for Mozelle Meadors Cazey, 90, of Franklin are set for 1 p.m. Monday at the McCauley Funeral Home Chapel in Franklin.
The Rev. Brent Ballew of the New Baden Baptist Church will officiate. Burial will be in Camp Creek Cemetery near Franklin.
Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Cazey died Saturday in Franklin.
She was born in Robertson County and lived in Franklin most of her life. She attended school at Elm Grove and was a homemaker. She was a Baptist.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard Oscar Cazey; a son, Claude Douglas Ainsworth; and a daughter, Nell Loraine Cazey.
Survivors include two daughters, Charlene Brunette of Franklin and Betty Cazey of Austin; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Gerald Don and Wanda Ainsworth and Leonard Odell Cazey, all of Franklin; 10 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, eight great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Carleen Voncile McCuistion Garwood Daggett
Oct. 14, 1908 — April 16, 2003
FRANKLIN — Services for Carleen Voncile McCuistion Garwood Daggett, 94, of Franklin are set for 5 p.m. Monday at the McCauley Funeral Home Chapel in Franklin.
Burial will be at a later date in Miami, Texas.
Ms. Daggett died Wednesday at her home.
She was born in Fort Worth and was a resident of Franklin most of her life. She attended West Texas State University, the University of Colorado, the University of New Mexico and received her bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University. She was a self-employed rancher and was a Catholic. She was a member of the Americans of Royal Descent, Magna Charter Dames, Daughters of the Republic of Texas and the A&M Century Club. She was a published author, public speaker and political activist and once owned and managed the 64,000 acre Hip-o ranch in New Mexico.
Survivors include two grandsons; and three great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice Brazos Valley, 502 W. 26th Street, Bryan, Texas 77803.
Gerald Patrick ‘Pat’ Derrick
May 28, 1940 — April 17, 2003
BRENHAM — Services for Gerald Patrick “Pat” Derrick, 62, of Brenham are set for 2 p.m. Monday at Memorial Oaks Chapel in Brenham.
Teddy Menyard will officiate. Burial will be in Prairie Lea Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 6 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Mr. Derrick died Thursday in Trinity Medical Center Hospital in Brenham.
He was born in Burton and was a graduate of Brenham High School, Blinn College and Sam Houston State University. He taught and coached in Port Lavaca and Spring Branch I.S.D. and later worked in the construction business. He was a member of the Brenham Elks Lodge.
Survivors include a brother-in-law, Gary Mokry and wife Sue of Spring; his companion, Lila Carbaugh; two aunts; a nephew; a niece; and numerous cousins.
Memorials may be made to the Brenham Elks Lodge.
Sept. 4, 1923 — April 17, 2003
ROCKDALE — Graveside services for Lois Hobson, 79, of Rockdale are set for 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Marlow Cemetery near Cameron.
The Rev. Glenn Pipes of Meadowbrook Baptist Church will officiate.
Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale.
Mrs. Hobson died Thursday in Richdards Memorial Hospital in Rockdale.
She was born in Leesville, La., and lived in Rockdale since 1952. She was a homemaker and was a member of Meadowbrook Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Perry L. “Buster” Hobson.
Survivors include two sons and a daughter-in-law, John Perry and Skip Hobson of Cameron and Jerry L. “Chip” Hobson of Rockdale; a sister, Bobbie Wells of Orange; a sister-in-law, Mrs. Curtis Barron of Cameron; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
May 9, 1920 — April 18, 2003
Graveside services for Marguerite Presnal, 82, of Bryan are set for 10 a.m. Monday at Alexander Cemetery in Tabor.
The Rev. Tim Owens of the First Baptist Church in Bryan will officiate.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Memorial Funeral Chapel in Bryan.
Mrs. Presnal died Friday at her home.
She was born in Edge and was a lifelong resident of Bryan. She was a homemaker and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Bryan, where she was involved with her Sunday school class.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert William Presnal.
Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Florence and Herman Siegert of Bryan and Barbara and Ron Barge of New Braunfels; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Osie Mae Rea
Aug. 22, 1911 — April 19, 2003
NORMANGEE — Services for Osie Mae Rea, 91, of Normangee are set for 10 a.m. Monday at the First Baptist Church of Normangee.
Bro. Kip Riley of the First Baptist Church will officiate. Burial will be in Ten Mile Cemetery in Madison County.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Cozart Funeral Home in Normangee.
Mrs. Rea died Saturday in College Station.
She was born in Leon County and was a lifelong resident of Normangee. She was a member of the First Baptist Church and was a Sunday school teacher. She organized the first Brownie and Girl Scout troops in Normangee. She was also a member of the Eastern Star, Progressive Study Club, Home Demonstration Club, Madison County Hospital Auxiliary and the Normangee Service Club.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Rea.
Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Doris and Fred Clark of Normangee and Betty and Albert Lynn Batson of Conroe; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
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John Dean Carter, 3 p.m., First United Methodist Church in Madisonville.