Lillie Beatrice Densey
Jan. 29, 1930 — Sept. 2, 2004
Services for Lillie Beatrice Densey, 74, of Bryan are set for 1 p.m. Monday at Greater Tabernacle Baptist Church in Bryan.
The Rev. D.N. Jones of Greater Tabernacle Baptist Church will officiate. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 8 to 11 a.m. Monday at Daniel & Son Funeral Home in Bryan.
Mrs. Densey died Thursday at St. Joseph Regional Health Center in Bryan.
She was a lifelong resident of Bryan and was retired from food service as a dietitian. She was a member of Greater Tabernacle Baptist Church, where she was a member of the choir and Mission I and president of the cafeteria.
Survivors include her husband, Ernest Densey Jr. of Bryan; six daughters, Kathy L. Davis of Chicago, Dorothy Hargrove of College Station, Lillie B. Densey, Debra A. Ruiz and Shirley A. Marshall, all of Bryan, and Barbara A. Cardinal of San Diego; five sons, Clarence R. Densey, Charles E. Densey, Robert L. Densey and James A. Densey, all of Bryan, and Ernest Densey III of College Station; 37 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Jo I. Gillentine
June 15, 1931 — Sept. 4, 2004
Services for Jo I. Gillentine, 73, of Bryan are set for 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Bryan.
Monsignor John McCaffrey of St. Joseph Catholic Church will officiate. Burial will be in St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Cemetery near San Antonio.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at Memorial Funeral Chapel in Bryan.
A rosary will be recited at 6 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Gillentine died Saturday at Sheridan of Bryan.
She was born in Tulsa, Okla., and lived in Bryan for 20 years. She was a retired secretary and was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.
Survivors include three sons and a daughter-in-law, Danny Chain and Tommy and Mary Chain, all of Livingston, and Jimmy Chain of Texas City; three stepsons and a daughter-in-law, Marq Gillentine of Houston, Michael Gillentine of Texas City and Gary and Phyllis Gillentine of Pearland; two daughters and sons-in-law, Sue Ann and Tony Scazzero of Bryan and Nancy and John Robinson of Bulverde; a stepdaughter, Janet Gillentine of Las Vegas; a sister and brother-in-law, Patsy and Adrain Armstrong of Texas City; 16 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the St. Joseph Catholic Church School Fund.
James Pugh Grubbs
Nov. 27, 1933 — Sept. 5, 2004
CALDWELL — Services for James Pugh Grubbs, 70, of Deanville are set for 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Strickland Funeral Home Chapel in Caldwell.
Pastors Ron Johnson and Dennis Maddox will officiate. Burial will be in Chriesman Cemetery.
Visitation will begin at noon Monday at the funeral home.
Mr. Grubbs died Sunday at his home.
He was born in Normangee and worked as a rancher, truck driver and master plumber. He was a founding member of Caldwell Christian Fellowship Church.
Survivors include his wife, Betty Grubbs of Deanville; three sons and daughters-in-law, James P. Jr. and Kathy Grubbs and Travis D. and Breta Grubbs, all of Deanville, and Dennis R. and Melgrie Grubbs of Cypress; seven daughters and five sons-in-law, Betty “ReRe” and Vernon Less and Tammie R. and Matt Nelson, all of Porter, Patricia C. “Sisie” Clark and Sharen L. and Jimmie Cope, all of Humble, Barbara A. Grubbs and Tina E. and Rodney Roehling, all of Deanville, and Jerry “Biddy” D. and Paul Womack of New Caney; a brother, David L. Grubbs of Houston; a sister, Viola C. White of Conroe; 14 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Christian Fellowship Church in Caldwell.
Janie M. Jimenez
May 17, 1923 — Sept. 4, 2004
CALDWELL — Services for Janie M. Jimenez, 81, of Killeen and formerly of Caldwell are set for 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Caldwell.
The Rev. Dimitrij Colankin will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday and from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Tuesday at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Caldwell.
A rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Jimenez died Saturday at Scott & White Hospital in Temple.
She was born in Manor and lived in Caldwell, Brownfield and Temple before moving to Killeen. She was a homemaker and was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Killeen.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John Jimenez.
Survivors include five sons and two daughters-in-law, Joe and Michelle Jimenez of Round Rock, Robert Jimenez of Amarillo and Felipe Jimenez, Julian Jimenez and Ralph and Connie Jimenez, all of Temple; five daughters and sons-in-law, Lupe and Lutie Castor of Killeen, Lucy and Johnny Palomino, Martha and Wayne Ashley and Isabella and Steve Guillen, all of Temple, and Carmen and Louis Gutierrez of Round Rock; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Victor and Eulalia Mendez and Manuel and Mary Mendez, all of Caldwell; 25 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.
July 14, 1916 — Sept. 3, 2004
CENTERVILLE — Services for Peggy Wright, 88, of Centerville are set for 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Walters Funeral Home Chapel in Centerville.
Cheryl Moore of Brazos Valley Hospice will officiate. Burial will be in Wright Cemetery near Leona.
Visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. Monday, with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m., at the funeral home.
Mrs. Wright died Friday at her home.
She was born in Shell Lake, Wis., and lived in Centerville for six years. She was raised in Arkansas and also lived in Muldoon, Madisonville and Leona for many years prior to her move. She worked as a clerk in numerous retail stores, including several years at the Perry’s store in Centerville. In her later years she was a carpenter, building her log home in Leona, and also sold smaller items that she made.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon Wright.
Survivors include a son, Doyle Wright of Houston; two daughters and sons-in-law, Pegi and James Spurlin of Leona and Carol and Joe Mikeska of Sugar Land; two sisters, Marlene Ponder of Jamestown, Calif., and Doris Lehmann of Mena, Ark.; 12 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.
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No Death Notices
Betty Lively, 10 a.m., Franklin United Methodist Church, 4 p.m., Southpark Cemetery in Pearland.
Lillie Beatrice Densey, 1 p.m., Greater Tabernacle Baptist Church in Bryan, Oakwood Cemetery.
Susie Murphy, 1 p.m., St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Bryan, 5 p.m., Briscoe Family Cemetery in Richmond.
John Moore, 4 p.m., Mount Pleasant Baptist Church near Franklin, Mount Pleasant Cemetery.