February 6, 2004

Ruby Bradley

March 20, 1940 — Jan. 29, 2004

CONROE — Services for Ruby Bradley, 63, of Conroe are set for 1 p.m. Saturday at West Tabernacle Baptist Church in Conroe. 

Burial will be in the Montgomery Memorial Cemetery in Montgomery.

A wake service will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday at Psalms Chapel in Conroe.

Mrs. Bradley died Thursday.

She was born in Montgomery.

Survivors include three daughters, Janice Bradley and Debra Bradley, both of Conroe, and Lisa Bradley of Houston; a son, Charles Bradley Jr. of Houston; her mother; Elizabeth Manning of Houston; two sisters, Mary Pierson and Ophelia McMillion; 13 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives.

Luella Williams

Feb. 28, 1923 — Feb. 1, 2004

NAVASOTA — Services for Luella Williams, 80, of Navasota are set for 11 a.m. Saturday at Jones Funeral Home in Navasota.

Burial will be in the Rest Haven Cemetery.

Visitation will be from noon to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Williams died Sunday at a nursing home in Navasota.

She was born in Anderson.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Chester Williams Sr.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Chester Jr. and Patricia Williams of Fort Worth; a brother and sister-in-law, the Rev. J.D. and Birdetta Edwards of Houston; and a grandchild.

Charlene Collins

Aug. 10, 1927 — Jan. 31, 2004

NAVASOTA — Services for Charlene Collins, 76, of Navasota are set for 2 p.m. Saturday at Mount Calvary Baptist Church in Navasota.

The Rev. Gregory Baldwin will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery in Navasota.

Visitation will be from noon to 9 p.m. Friday at Jones Funeral Home in Navasota.

Mrs. Collins died Saturday at her home.

She was a lifelong resident of Navasota.

Survivors include her husband, Seth Collins of Navasota; two sons and daughters-in-law, Willie and Cynthia Collins and James and Tish Collins; six daughters and sons-in-law, Gloria and A.V. Robinson, Diane and Joe McDowell, Regina and Fred Lee, Janice and Thomas Ausby, Sandra and Michael Givens and Debra and Tom Jochim; a brother and sister-in-law, James and Ruthie Henley; a sister and brother-in-law, Ella and Lloyd Shepard; 23 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren.

Alma Hinze Gaskamp

Oct. 14, 1914 — Feb. 5, 2004

BRENHAM — Services for Alma Hinze Gaskamp, 89, of Washington are set for 10 a.m. Saturday at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in William Penn.

The Rev. Eldor J. Harmann will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Memorial Oaks Chapel in Brenham.

Mrs. Gaskamp died Thursday.

She was born in the William Penn community of Washington County.

She was a homemaker and member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church in William Penn.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Gaskamp.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Delwin and Doris Gaskamp of Brenham; a daughter, Karen Gaskamp of Brenham; a brother, Oscar Hinze of Brenham; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Adela Schroeder of Brenham and Doris and Alfred Becker of Navasota; two sisters-in-law, Ella Mae Hinze and Walline Hinze, both of Brenham; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Bethlehem Lutheran Church in William Penn.

Eddie Albert Turek

March 23, 1916 — Feb. 5, 2004

Services for Eddie Albert Turek, 87, of Bryan are set for 1 p.m. Saturday at Hillier Funeral Home in Bryan.

Karl Schrader of Faith United Church of Christ will officiate.

Burial will be in College Station Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday and from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Mr. Turek died Thursday at Providence Hospital in Waco.

He was born in College Station and was a lifelong resident of Bryan. He was a retired air conditioner mechanic with Texas A&M University food services. Mr. Turek was a member of Faith United Church of Christ. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Louise Turek.

Survivors include two daughters, Linda Scott of Hewitt and Janice Vaughn of Amarillo; two sisters, Elsie Mathis and Ola Mae Douglas, both of Bryan; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Rev. Tommie Lewis Sr.

March 30, 1927 — Feb. 3, 2004

ANDERSON — Services for the Rev. Tommie Lewis Sr., 76, of Anderson are set for 11 a.m. Saturday at Greater First Baptist Church in Anderson.

The Rev. L.K. Williams of Second Corinth Baptist Church in Houston will officiate. Burial will be in Veterans Affairs Cemetery in Houston.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at Jones Funeral Home in Navasota.

The Rev. Lewis died Tuesday at Grimes St. Joseph Health Center.

He was born in Anderson and was a lead singer of the Spiritual Six Quartet for 30 years. He was pastor of Coaxberry Baptist Church and was a member of Prince Hall Masonic Lodge No. 402. He had served as pastor of Rose Hill, Center Point, St. John and Midway Baptist churches.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Lewis of Anderson; four sons and three daughters-in-law, Tommie Jr. and Cindy Lewis of Richards, Roland and Helen Lewis of Bedias, Bennie and Annette Lewis of Richards and Alfred Lewis of Richards; four daughters and a son-in-law, Mattie Ordaz of Hockley, Elmary and Maurice Wells of Navasota, Marie Lewis of Richards and Debra Lewis of Missouri City; 26 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

Claude Earl Phillips

Oct. 7, 1923 — Dec. 12, 2003

MENA, Ark. — A memorial service for Claude Earl Phillips, 80, of Mena will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hall Funeral Service in Mena.

Mr. Phillips died Dec. 12.

He was born in College Station and had been a salesman and delivery man. He was a sports writer for The Bryan-College Station Eagle. Mr. Phillips served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

Survivors include a son, Gary Phillips of Mena; a sister, Mildred Greer of San Antonio; a grandson; and a niece.

Hattie M. ‘Pat Spears’ Peterson

April 24, 1930 — Jan. 15, 2004

HEARNE — A memorial service for Hattie M. “Pat Spears” Peterson, 75, of Los Angeles is set for 11 a.m. Saturday at Ella Chapel at Glenn Mack Funeral Home in Hearne.

The Rev. James Crawford of Progressive Missionary Baptist Church will officiate. Burial will be in Greater Riverside Cemetery in Hearne.

Mrs. Peterson died Jan. 15.

She was born in Mumford and attended Mumford School. She moved to San Bernardino, Calif., at an early age and later moved to Los Angeles.

Survivors include a foster daughter, Sunday Skinner of Waco; three brothers, Willie Peterson of Bryan and Charles Peterson and Melvin Peterson, both of California; three sisters, Lannie Johnson of Bryan, Juanita McGee of Waco and Carolyn Peterson of California; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Blossie Renette Heartfield Holmon

Dec. 7, 1961 — Feb. 2, 2004

HEARNE — Services for Blossie Renette Heartfield Holmon, 42, of El Reno, Okla., are set for 2 p.m. Saturday at St. Emanuel Missionary Baptist Church in Hearne.

The Revs. Cedric D. Rouse and James L. Newton will officiate. Burial will be at Greater Riverside Cemetery in Hearne.

Visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. Friday at Glenn Mack Funeral Home in Hearne and from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at the church.

Mrs. Holmon died Monday.

She was born in Denver and was the owner of a home day-care center. She graduated in 2003 with an associate’s degree in child development and was pursuing a bachelor’s degree. In 1996, Mrs. Holmon joined Austin Chapel Full Gospel Ministry in El Reno under the leadership of pastors Franklin and Mary L. Thompson.

Survivors include her husband, Mark Holmon of El Reno; a daughter, Zakesha M. Heartfield of El Reno; three brothers and a sister-in-law, Robert Ealoms of Austin, Aaron Kelly Heartfield of Houston and Adrian L. and Felicia Heartfield of El Reno; three sisters and a brother-in-law, Sheryl Jean Davis of Hearne, Charlene Neal of Oklahoma City, Okla., and Sandra Lee and Melvin Walton of Fort Worth; and a grandchild.

Robert J. Wine

Nov. 21, 1912 — Feb. 4, 2004

CALDWELL — Services for Robert J. Wine, 91, of Caldwell are set for 10 a.m. Saturday at Cooks Point Brethren Church.

The Revs. Norman Haisler and Henry Beseda will officiate. Burial will be in Masonic Cemetery in Caldwell.

Visitation will begin at 8:30 a.m. Friday, with the family present beginning at 5 p.m., at Strickland Funeral Home in Caldwell.

Mr. Wine died Wednesday at Burleson St. Joseph Health Center in Caldwell.

He was born in Burleson County. He was a member of Cooks Point Brethren Church, where he served on the Board of Elders and was a member of the Mutual Aid Society. He attended the Cooks Point School. Mr. Wine was a retired farmer and rancher and was named “outstanding conservation rancher of Burleson County” in 1972.

Survivors include his wife, Tracy Chaloupka Wine of Caldwell; five nephews; three nieces; numerous great-nieces and nephews; one great-great-nephew; and other relatives.

Memorials may be made to Cooks Point Brethren Church.

Obituaries are printed in The Bryan-College Station Eagle as a free public service. The information is provided by the funeral home. More detailed obituaries may be printed for a fee through the advertising department.

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