May 22, 2003

Bishop Cleo Cox

March 8, 1940 — May 19, 2003

Services for Bishop Cleo Cox, 63, of Bryan are set for 11 a.m. Friday at the Assemblage of Praise Church in Bryan.

Bishop J. Gregory Jones of Shekinah Temple Church in San Antonio will officiate. Burial will be in the Oakwood Cemetery in Waco.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday at Jones-Washington Mortuary in Bryan. A memorial service will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Assemblage of Praise Church.

Bishop Cox died Monday in Houston.

She was born in Waco and was a minister of Resurrection P.G.T. and a member of the Apostolic Faith Ministries.

Survivors include her husband, the Rev. Michael S. Cox Sr. of Bryan; a son, Deacon Michael S. Cox Jr. of Boston; three daughters and sons-in-law, Pastor Sharyon Cox, Evangelist Karen Cox Ullah and Zafe Ullah and Prophitess Ginger Cox Williams and the Rev. Johnny Williams, all of Bryan; two brothers, Apostle Daniel Kuykendall of Boston and David Kuykendall of Waco; a sister, Dorothy Horne of Waco; and three grandchildren.

Minnie Lee Kidd

Nov. 1, 1913 — May 14, 2003

A memorial service for Minnie Lee Kidd, 89, of Bryan is set for 5 p.m. Saturday at Hillier Funeral Home.

The Rev. Nicolas Dyke of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church will officiate.

Local arrangements are under the direction of Hillier Funeral Home in Bryan.

Mrs. Kidd died May 14 in Bryan.

She was a retired educator and painter.

Born in Huttig, Ark., she lived in Bryan for 64 years. Mrs. Kidd, who received her bachelor of science degree in education from the University of Texas in 1935, retired as head of the English Department at Allen Academy in 1974 after 16 years. She was a special education teacher with Snook Independent School District, a St. Joseph Hospital volunteer and a member of the Texas A&M University English Department Retirees Wives’ Luncheon Club.

Mrs. Kidd was a member of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Lee Kidd Jr.

Survivors include a son, Justin E. Kidd of Las Vegas; a daughter, Rhonda Nelson of Bryan; a sister, Virginia Canterbury Mertz of Nacogdoches; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Allen Academy.

Henry Weaver Nowlin

Feb. 6, 1924 — May 20, 2003

HEARNE — Services for Henry Weaver Nowlin, 79, of Hearne are set for 10 a.m. Friday at Grace United Methodist Church in Hearne.

The Rev. Kenneth Byrd will officiate. Burial will be in the Norwood Cemetery in Hearne.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Heartfield Funeral Home in Hearne.

Mr. Nowlin died Tuesday at St. Joseph Regional Health Center in Bryan.

He was born in Coolidge and was a retired theater operator. Mr. Nowlin was a member of the American Legion, the treasurer for Grace United Methodist Church in Hearne and managed the Chatmas Theater in Hearne for many years. He served in the Army during World War II.

Survivors include his wife, Florine “Flo” Wilson Nowlin of Hearne; a sister and brother-in-law, Dr. Nilwon Nowlin Whittington and Dr. Harold Whittington of Temple; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Lillie Belle Constable

Aug. 15, 1932 — May 20, 2003

CALDWELL — Services for Lillie Belle Constable, 70, of Caldwell are set for 11 a.m. Friday at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Caldwell.

The Rev. Skip Stutts and the Rev. Henry Beseda will officiate. Burial will be in the Macedonia/Hix Cemetery.

Visitation will be form 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday and from 7:30 a.m. to service time Friday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Constable died Tuesday at her home.

She was born in Houston and was a homemaker. She was a life member and past president of VFW Auxiliary Post No. 4458 of Caldwell and Military Order of Cootish Pup Tent No. 11.

Survivors include her husband, Herman Constable of Caldwell; a son and daughter-in-law, Charles Richard and Kate Constable of Fort Worth; two daughters and sons-in-law, Linda and Raymond Dockery of Caldwell and Laura and Paul Patrenalla Jr. of Bryan; two brothers and sisters-in-law, George and Bonnie Hughes of Cleveland, Texas, and Richard and Erma Jenke of Houston; a sister and brother-in-law, Juanita and Jack Thomas of Cleveland, Texas; 18 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Walter ‘P.W.’ McConley

Jan. 4, 1922 — May 17, 2003

CALDWELL — Services for Walter “P.W.” McConley, 81, of Caldwell are set for 11 a.m. Friday at Seven Star Baptist Church in Caldwell.

The Rev. Sims will officiate. Burial will be in the Roland Cemetery in Caldwell.

Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Jones Funeral Home in Navasota.

Mr. McConley died Saturday at Burleson St. Joseph Hospital.

He was born in Chriesman and lived in Caldwell all his life. He had worked at Goodyear.

Survivors include three sons, Wayne McConley and Eddie McConley, both of Corpus Christi, and Larry McConley of Olathe, Kan.; a daughter, Bobbie Faye Johnson of Caldwell; a brother, the Rev. Travis McConley of Caldwell; 15 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Peggy Lea Holick

July 2, 1941 — May 20, 2003

DALLAS — Services for Peggy Lea Holick, 61, of Snook are set for 2 p.m. Friday at the Canton Christian Church in Canton, Okla.

The Rev. Glen Blood will officiate. Burial will be in the Robison Family Cemetery northwest of Canton.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Redinger Funeral Home in Seiling, Okla.

Mrs. Holick died Tuesday in Dallas. She was born in Oklahoma City and graduated from high school in Johnson City, Kansas in 1958. Mrs. Holick owned and operated cafes in several locations. She was a member of the Assembly of God Church in Snook.

Survivors include her husband, Raymond Holick of Snook; two sons, Rick Andrews Jr. of Tulsa and Scott Andrews of Caldwell; three stepchildren, Raymond Holick Jr. and Michael Green, both of Snook, and Cari Kaiser of Aubroy; two sisters, Tammy Threlkeld of Longdale and Betina King of Canton; four brothers, Michael Philo of California, Wayne Miosi of Lawton, John Robision of Canton and Butch Robison of Weatherford; one granddaughter; four stepgrandchildren; and other relatives.

Memorials may be made to the Twice Blessed House for transplant patients.

Virginia B. Martinez

Sept. 23, 1938 — May 21, 2003

CALDWELL — A funeral Mass for Virginia B. Martinez, 64, of Caldwell is set for 9 a.m. Friday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Caldwell.

Monsignor Emilian Foltyn will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

A wake service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Thursday at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home and from 6 to 9 p.m. at the church.

Mrs. Martinez died Wednesday morning at St. Joseph Regional Health Center in Bryan.

She was a retired assembly-line worker for Kellar Chair Co. and a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

Survivors include her husband, Inez Martinez of Caldwell; four sons and daughters-in-law, Joseph and Edna Martinez of Coppell, Thomas and Shelly Martinez of Bryan, Anthony Martinez of Caldwell and Daniel Martinez of College Station; three daughters and sons-in-law, Mary and Jack Teel of Bryan, Lillian and Arthur Maldonado of Bryan and Cecilia and Mickey Owen of Friendswood; two brothers, Paul Barron and Lupe Barron, both of Bryan; a sister and brother-in-law, Demetria and John Garcia of Bryan; and 11 grandchildren.

Marceline McGuyer

May 25, 1915 — May 20, 2003

ROCKDALE — Marceline McGuyer, 87, of Rockdale died Tuesday at the Manor Oaks Nursing Home in Rockdale.

Arrangements are under the direction of Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale.

Mrs. McGuyer was born in Chilton and was a retired switchboard operator and receptionist for Alcoa in Rockdale.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Mike Lee, and her second husband, Vernon McGuyer.

Survivors include a stepdaughter and son-in-law, Verna Beth and Bill Wright of Edmond, Okla.; a step-granddaughter; one niece; and one nephew.

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.

Death Notices

Beatrice Benford, 87, of College Station died Wednesday.

Arrangements are pending with Jones-Washington Mortuary in Bryan.

Paul Martinez, 79, of Bryan died Wednesday.

Arrangements are pending with Memorial Funeral Chapel in Bryan.

Abigaile Renee Spurgeon, infant, of Bryan died Tuesday.

Arrangements are pending with Hillier Funeral Home in Bryan.

Irene E. Higdon, 75, of Navasota died Tuesday in Austin.

Arrangements are pending with Lindley-Robertson-Holt Funeral Home.

Leslie Crabb of Bryan died Wednesday.

Arrangements are pending with Hillier Funeral Home.

Today's Services

Rose Putz, graveside, 10 a.m., Rest-Ever Memorial Park in Bryan.

Robert Alvin King, 10 a.m., Sardis Baptist Church, Sardis Cemetery.

Gilbert Koehne, 10 a.m.St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Brenham, Prairie Lea Cemetery in Brenham.

Hattie Maria Cunningham, 11 a.m., Mount Vernon Baptist Church in Bryan, Oakwood Cemetery.

Mable L. (Gregg) Bush, 10 a.m., Nobles Funeral Chapel in Navasota, Oakland Cemetery in Navasota.

Gladys Nelle (Durant) Hennesey, 2 p.m., Ricks-Bowers Funeral Home Chapel in Jewett, Russell Cemetery.

Frank Coldiron, 2 p.m., Buffalo Funeral Home, Coldiron Family Cemetery.

Douglas Weldon Thomas, 11:30 a.m., Little Flock Baptist Church in Jewett, Little Flock Cemetery.


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