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       Deputy (retired) Andrew Turner, Jr., 90 of Navasota, Tx. was born May 01, 1929 in Brazos Co.,Bryan, Tx. to the parentage of Andrew, Sr & Lillie M. Sabb Turner  and received his early school education in that community,  as well as farming in that area.

  Later in life he moved to Grimes Co., Tx., met and married  the former  Miss Mary jane Minor of Anderson, Tx., to which union six children were born.

   Mr. A. Turner, Jr.  was employed @ Navasota's Triangle Grocery;  Turner, Pierce Fultz Hardware, & worked as a meat processor, during his lifetime.

  Andrew, Jr. was the first black Policeman, in the City of Navasota Law Enforcement Dept.  Upon retirement,  Officer  Turner, joined the Grimes Co,  Law Enforcement Division and retired, after 20 yrs. of svc., as a Grimes Co.  Sheriff's  Deputy.

    He received a Lifetime Achievement award , Dec. 2014, for a combined 46 yrs., in Law  Enforcement. 

Mr. Turner was married to  the former Ms. Ruby M. Banks, to which union, one son, Philip was born;  and to  Mrs. Mary  Smart, both of Navasota.  Mr. Andrew, Jr, was  predeceased by his former spouses. 

  A.T.  enjoyed  his remaining yrs., at his residence, and was provided  care by his children, and  Wellness provider,  Larry Banks and spouse.

Mr. Turner was  also predeceased  by   a brother, Joe Turner; sons, Freddie and David  Turner, and two great grandchildren.

Officer Andrew Turner, Jr. was interred next to his son, David in the ( Earl Frazier  Section )  City of Navasota Cemetery Nov. 04, 2019, with honors provided by Combined Law Enforcement of the Brazos Valley, Tx. & the State of  Tx.


Mrs. Mary  Josephine

 Willis  Edwards

Navasota, West End  neighborhood

September 23, 1944--

---February  21, 2019

Mary was laid to rest, next to her husband,

Robert Earl Edwards,  in the Earl Frazier section of the

 City of  Navasota, Oakland Cemetery.



SAMMIE    LEE 

BLACKSHEAR,  JR.

NOVEMBER 22, 1936--

-FEBRUARY  09, 2019

Sammie  married  Sylvesta Robinson of Grimes Co. Tx., creating a blended  family  of six .  

Sammie  was laid to rest  next to his wife, in the City of Navasota ( Oakland ) Cemetery,  Earl Frazier Section.

LINNEY

  Jack  Linney, Sr., 89, passed  Jan. 14, 2019. 

Jack, Sr. served  his country, 

during the Korean Conflict,

with the U. S. Navy;  

Mr. Linney was cremated the weekend of Jan.17, 2019.