Obituaries

Fri
06
Nov

Rose Mary Sifuentes

Fri
06
Nov

Lorraine Holt Wortham

Lorraine Holt Wortham, 79, of Franklin, Texas, was born October 14, 1936, and passed away on October 26, 2015. Lorraine is survived by two brothers; Joseph and Jack Bush, three daughters; Carol Deboard, Marilyn Rucker and Barbara Leggett, one son; A.B. Holt Jr. and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Funeral services are in care of Memorial Funeral Home in Hearne, Texas. Viewing will be held on Thursday, October 29, 2015 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. with a graveside service to be held at Klein Cemetery on Friday, October 30, 2015 in Tomball, Texas at 11:00 a.m.
Fri
16
Oct

Thomas E. Foyt, Jr.

On October 6, 2015, Thomas E. “Tommy” Foyt, Jr. passed away, losing his battle with cancer. Tommy was born January 23, 1945 and a resident of Taylor, Texas and maintained a country home in Mumford in the Brazos Valley near Bryan, Texas. Tommy was a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin where he was a member of the DKE fraternity. After graduating from the University of Texas, Tommy enrolled in the University of Texas Dental School in Houston where he obtained his D.D.S. After practicing general dentistry in Houston, Tommy moved to Taylor, Texas where he established a successful dental practice for over 30 years. Tommy had a life long love for fishing, hunting and outdoor life. For many years, Tommy invited friends and family down to the Mumford farm for some exceptional dove hunts and fishing on the family owned stretch of the Brazos River where his uncle Dick maintained a rustic fishing camp.

Fri
02
Oct

Seth Duncan McCormick

Fri
02
Oct

Paula Eschberger Jatzlau

Fri
25
Sep

Dolores Ann Rohde

Dolores Ann Rohde was born on March 7, 1933 to Henry Rohde and Pauline Landis Rohde.  She died September 20, 2015. Dolores was the elder of two children born to Henry and Pauline. Her brother Henry Hamilton Rohde Jr. Was born August 30, 1934. Dolores was preceded in death by her brother Henry Hamilton Rohde Jr. her mother Pauline Landis Rohde  and father Henry Rohde. Dolores is survived by many first, second and third cousins in Houston and surrounding Texas cities. Dolores Ann Rohde was the first grandchild born at Charles and Isabel Landis’ residence in Rockdale Texas. Dolores grew up in Rockdale and was within walking distance to downtown She enjoyed the small town blessings that come from growing up in a community that didn’t have to lock their  doors and the friendly close knit nature  of small towns in Texas. Dolores graduated from Hearne High School in May of 1951. She attended McKinsie-Baldwin Business College in Bryan, Texas in 1951.

Fri
18
Sep

Roger Dale Thompson

Fri
11
Sep

Elbert Augusta “Gus” Long

Elbert Augusta “Gus” Long was born August 6, 1940 in Galveston, Texas to Reuben and Bennie Long. After graduating from Blackshear High School in 1958, he attended Prairie View University, Prairie View, Texas where he would meet his bride, Iowa Oliphant. The couple married June 5, 1962 and moved to Houston, Texas. To this union five children were born. Inspired by his father, who helped build the first bridge in Galveston, Texas, Gus attended the School of Technology in Waco, Texas to further his education in construction and carpentry. Gus worked in the construction industry in Houston
Fri
11
Sep

Ralph Edward Lymas

Fri
04
Sep

Cecil Sanchez

Cecil Sanchez, 79 of Houston, Texas passed away with his family at his side on Thursday, August 20, 2015. Cecil was born on November 29, 1935 to Genovio Sanchez and Catarina Alviso in O’Donnell, Texas Mr. Sanchez is survived by his wife of 48 years, Lucia Salazar Sanchez who was born and raised in Hearne, Texas but resides in Houston, Texas; four daughters; Gina Medrano of Houston, Texas, Belinda Valencia of Houston, Texas. Erlinda Sanchez of Bryan, Texas, and Anita Sanchez of Bryan, Texas; four sons; Tommy Sanchez of Houston, Texas, Jimmy Lopez of Houston, Texas, Rudy Lopez of Houston, Texas, and Jesse Sanchez of Bryan, Texas. Cecil is preceded in death by his daughter, Carmen Sanchez of Bryan, Texas and Grandson Christopher Lopez of Hearne, Texas Cecil served four years in the Army during the Korean War where he received the Purple Heart of Honor and served as a member of the AFAM since 1967. The family received visitors for a visitation on Monday, August 24, 2015 from 3:00 p.m.

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