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Obituaries

Jacob Pimentel Sr.

July 22, 1929 — Feb. 7, 2005

NAVASOTA — Services for Jacob Pimentel Sr., 75, of Navasota are set for 2 p.m. Thursday at Christ Our Light Catholic Church in Navasota.

The Rev. Antonio Castro will officiate. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Nobles Funeral Chapel in Navasota. A rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Mr. Pimentel died Monday at CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi-Memorial.

He was born in Brookshire and was a retired automobile engine mechanic. Mr. Pimentel was a member of the Knights of Columbus in Anderson and Christ Our Light Catholic Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Christina Pimentel; and a son, Ricky Pimentel.

Survivors include four sons and daughters-in-law, Jacob Jr. and Donna Pimentel of College Station, Albert and Vera Pimentel and Rudy and Annette Pimentel, all of Navasota, and Ruben and Silvia Pimentel of Conroe; two daughters and sons-in-law, Linda and Paul Padron of Iola and Bertha and Mariano Martinez of College Station; four brothers and three sisters-in-law, Isrido Pimentel, Antonio and Irma Pimentel, Juan and Olga Pimentel and Ernesto and Suzanna Pimentel, all of Corpus Christi; seven sisters and three brothers-in-law, Victoria Reyes, Lupe and Pedro Garcia, Jususa Ramos, Emilia Lares, Dalia Alva, and Maria and Lupe Rodriguez, all of Corpus Christi, and Lina and Oscar Mendoza of Austin; 20 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Christ Our Light Catholic Church.

Josefina A. Montelongo

Sept. 19, 1923 — Feb. 7, 2005

ROCKDALE — Services for Josefina A. Montelongo, 81, of Rockdale are set for 10 a.m. Thursday at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale.

Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery in Rockdale.

Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m., at the funeral home.

Mrs. Montelongo died Monday at Richards Memorial Hospital in Rockdale.

She was born in Buckholts and had lived in Rockdale since 1972. She previously lived in Hearne. Mrs. Montelongo was a homemaker and attended Full Gospel Holiness Church in Rockdale.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Panfilo Montelongo; and a son, Oscar Montelongo.

Survivors include four sons and daughters-in-law, Frank and Helen Montelongo, Henry and Janie Montelongo, Chon and Gloria Montelongo and Freddy and Carol Montelongo, all of Rockdale; four daughters and three sons-in-law, Ernestine and Santos Gonzales, Maggie Rubio and Pauline and Gilbert Cortinas, all of Rockdale, and Lupe and Augustine Castillo of Hereford; a brother, Domingo Aguilar of Rockdale; 41 grandchildren; 72 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Samuel ‘Tommy’ Bennett

Jan. 13, 1941 — Feb. 6, 2005

BRENHAM — Services for Samuel “Tommy” Bennett, 64, of the Greenvine community near Burton are set for 11 a.m. Thursday at Greenvine Baptist Church.

The Rev. Bob Gregory will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Brenham Memorial Chapel.

Mr. Bennett died Sunday at his home.

He was born in Houston and served in the Texas National Guard. He was a pressroom scheduling manager for the Houston Chronicle and retired after 42 years of employment. He was a member of Greenvine Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Patricia “Pat” Bennett of the Greenvine community; a son and daughter-in-law, Jeff and Brandy Bennett of Huffman; a daughter and son-in-law, Lisa and John Jenkins of Conroe; his mother, Eugenia Bennett of the Greenvine community; three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Jeannie Daniels of Buffalo Creek, Colo., Cassandra and Jim Chaffee of Federal Way, Wash., and Susan and Raymond Anderson of Giddings; a brother-in-law, Tommy Crosby and his wife, Nosi, of Cloudcroft, N.M.; a sister-in-law, Kathy Healey of Houston; six grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, Greenvine Baptist Church or Hospice.

Mecom ‘Mickey’ McGlothlin

July 2, 1921 — Feb. 6, 2005

Services for Mecom “Mickey” McGlothlin, 83, of Bryan are set for 2 p.m. Thursday at New Life Tabernacle in Bryan.

Brother Joel Strickland, Robert Hille II and Daniel Wolf will officiate. Burial will be in Bryan City Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Callaway-Jones Funeral Home in Bryan.

Mr. McGlothlin died Sunday at St. Joseph Rehabilitation Center.

He was born in Vernon Parish, La., and had lived in Bryan since 1994. Mr. McGlothlin did carpentry work in commercial construction in Houston for many years. He served in World War II.

Mr. McGlothlin was a 55-year member of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and was a member of New Life Tabernacle.

Survivors include his wife, Nazelle McGlothlin of Bryan; a stepson and daughter-in-law, Benton and Becky Hille of Bryan; a niece; a nephew; a grandchild; and two great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to New Life Tabernacle, 6083 E. Texas 21, Bryan, Texas 77803; or to a charity of choice.

Lenora Pepper

May 15, 1953 — Feb. 7, 2005

Services for Lenora Pepper, 51, of Bryan are set for 10 a.m. Thursday at Northview Baptist Church.

Cecil Rice and Bill Magee will officiate. Burial will be in New Church Cemetery in Edge.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday at Hillier Funeral Home in Bryan.

Mrs. Pepper died Monday at Scott & White Hospital in Temple.

She was born in Kirbyville and lived in Bryan for 15 years. She was a licensed vocational nurse for Scott & White for 13 years. Mrs. Pepper was a member of the Red Hat Society and Northview Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Clarence Pepper Jr. of Bryan; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Benjamin Michael and Susan Diann Young and William Clarence Pepper, all of Bryan; a daughter, Bethany Alice Pepper of Bryan; two sisters, Carrie Morris and Clydia Wessell, both of Bryan; and three grandchildren.

Eloise Montoya

Aug. 13, 1929 — Feb. 7, 2005

Services for Eloise Montoya, 75, of Bryan are set for 10 a.m. Friday at Hillier Funeral Home.

Tim Owens of First Baptist Church in Bryan will officiate. Burial will be in Bryan City Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday and from 9 to 10 a.m. Friday at Hillier Funeral Home.

Mrs. Montoya died Monday at St. Joseph Regional Health Center.

She was born in Mumford and lived in Bryan all of her life. Mrs. Montoya was a homemaker. She attended First Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Adult Bible Study Class 4-5.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Luna Montoya.

Survivors include four sons and daughters-in-law, Ernest James and Martha Montoya, Albert Ronald and Kathy Montoya, Raymond and Lee Montoya and Arthur Aaron and Diana Montoya, all of Bryan; a daughter and son-in-law, Loretta and Pete Garcia of Bryan; two brothers, Lee Ruiz and Joe Garcia, both of Bryan; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Bryan General Building Fund.

Albert Lueck

July 23, 1919 — Feb. 8, 2005

BRENHAM — Services for Albert Lueck, 85, of Brenham are set for 11 a.m. Friday at Eben-Ezer Lutheran Church of Berlin.

The Rev. Teresa Davis will officiate. Burial will be in Prairie Lea Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Memorial Oaks Chapel in Brenham.

Mr. Lueck died Tuesday in Huntsville.

He was born in the Williams community in Washington County. He was employed by Sealy Mattress Co. and Brenham Broom & Mop.

Survivors include his wife, Leola Lueck of Brenham; a daughter and son-in-law, Tammy and Marty Fuller of Huntsville; a brother and sister-in-law, Walter and Esther Lueck of Brenham; two sisters-in-law, Elfrieda Lueck of Brenham and Mary Lueck of Houston; two grandchildren; and numerous other relatives.

Memorials may be made to Eben-Ezer Lutheran Church.

Death Notices

Jack Lee Fugate, 97, of Bryan died Tuesday. Arrangements are pending with Callaway-Jones Funeral Home in Bryan.

Services Today

Nina Frances Valentine, 10 a.m., Callaway-Jones Chapel in Bryan, 1:30 p.m., Houston National Cemetery.

Marietta Grantier, 11 a.m., Memorial Funeral Chapel College Station.

Barry Lamar Hammond, 11 a.m., New Jerusalem Baptist Church in Bryan, Hammond Colony Cemetery.

Gladys Matejka Kovar, 11 a.m., Ocker Brethren Church in Zabcikville, church cemetery.

John Lewis Howes III, 2 p.m., Memorial Funeral Chapel in Bryan.

Jesus “Jesse” H. Natal Sr., Hillier Funeral Home in Bryan, Rest-Ever Memorial Park.

Donald Reed “Rich” Richardson, 2 p.m., J.M. Day Funeral Home Chapel, Park Cemetery.

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