Funeral services for Esther Lee Bowen Young, 75 , of Katy, Tx. and formerly of Richards, Tx. were held Sat., Apr. 22, 2023 at First Baptist Church, Richards, with Rev. L. Dunbar, officiating.
Mrs. Young passed Apr. 08, 2023, @ Choice Hospice, Houston, Tx. following a brief illness. She was born Apr. 19, 1947 to the parentage of Theory & Sallie Fair Green Bowen of Grimes Co.,Tx. She was a lifelong member of Robinson Hill Bapt. Church , of the Pineywoods (Richards) area, serving with the Women’s Ministry and Bible Study , the church choir and Usher Board. She attended the community schools., graduating from Richards High, class of 1967, and furthered her education at Mary Allen College, Crockett, Tx., with a Bachelor of Science degree.
Esther met and married her college sweetheart, Eugene Young of Oklahoma, to which union, two children were born. Preceding her in death, were her husband, Eugene and son Michael Young, her parents, five brothers and two sisters.
Pleasant memories are left with her daughter, Loretta C. Young, of Katy-Houston, Tx., grandchildren, Christopher ( Destiney ) of Cameron, Tx., Christian and Godson, Bryan Lewis of Houston, Tx., and God grandson, Terry Dean of Richards, Tx.; a sister, Hester Bowen Lewis (James) of Houston, Tx. and a brother Bobby Bowen of Baytown, Tx. and other collateral relatives and friends.
Esther was laid rest , next to her son, Michael in the Pineywoods Cemetery, Co. Rd 214 @Co. Rd. 215, Anderson-Richards, Tx.
Edwards, Floyd, 65 , passed Jan. 30, 2023 at College Station's Scott & White Hospital, following a brief illness. He was born March 16, 1957 to the parentage of Leroy Edwards and Maggie Green of Grimes County , Texas . He united in Matrimony to the former Ms. Della Powell, to which union, two daughters were born. He was a resident of Anderson, Tx. , during his latter years and a former employee @ Interstate Steel Mfg., in Navasota. He leaves memories with his children, Stephanie E. Curtis of College Station, Tx. and Stacy E. Woods, of Dallas, Tx. ; a brother, Zeltee ( BLue Star) Edwards, Houston, Tx., sisters, Sallie Ann Edwards, of Houston, Tx., Millian Bowen of Dallas, Tx., grandchildren and other collateral relatives and friends.
Cremation services were preformed February, 2023 .
Brent Marco Jones was born to the late Earl K. Jones and Lonnette Tapp Jones on July 8, 1951, in Columbia, South Carolina, and he passed away in late November 2022
Brent was baptized on August 15, 1965, at Mt. Corinth Baptist Church in Hempstead, Tx.
His early educational experiences include: Prairie View High School and Waller High School, Waller, Tx., from which he graduated as Class Valedictorian, 1969 ; and he received a B.S. degree in Microbiology from Ohio State University ; an M.S. degree and Ph.D. from Texas Christian University, Ft. Worth, Tx. He was a retired Assistant Dean at the University of North Texas, Denton, Tx. He also, worked with the Rohm & Haas Chemical Company.
Dr. Jones leaves to cherish his memory, two brothers, Alvin Landis Jones of Prairie View, Tx and Bruce L. Jones of Fresno, TX, a nephew Kedron Jones of Houston, TX, and other collateral relatives and friends.
Entombment Svcs. for Brent were held , Sat., Jan. 07, 2023 at the Prairie View Cemetery, Prairie View, Tx. 77446
Hester Powell, 69
Hester passed October 31, 2022, following a short illness. She was born in Navasota to the parentage of L P ,Sr .and Della Mae Powell in Navasota and she attended the community schools of her birth. She was predecesed by her Father, L. P . Powell, Sr., brothers, L. P. Powell, Jr. and Willie B. Powell.
She leaves cherised memories with her sons, Michael and Frank Powell, Nine grandchildren , Five Great Grandchildren ; Mother, Mrs. Della Mae Williams, sisters, Della F. Ford of Navasota and Eva P. Lowery and numerous neices, nephews and other collateral relatives and friends.
Cremation Svcs were preformed the week of November 03, 2022
Wesley, Lovie Ann Dean
March 24, 1950 - September 04, 2022
Lovie was born, to Adair Dean, Sr. and Maude Allen Dean of Anderson, Tx. She united in Holy Matrimony to Donald Ray Wesley, Sr. , to which union, sons (Carlton and Donald Ray, Jr.) were born.
Survivors include ; sons, Carlton Wesley , Donald Ray, Jr ; brothers, Joseph L. and Alfred D. Dean, Sr. ; nine grandchildren, three great grandchildren and other collateral relatives and friends.
Lovie Ann Dean Wesley was laid to rest next to her brother, Adair Dean, Jr, in the Coaxberry Cemetery, Hwy 2445, Stoneham -Plantersville community.
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