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Obituaries

Ruby Karr Day

Ruby Karr Day

7/25/2014

Ruby Karr Day, 97, of Baytown, passed away on Friday, July 25, 2014, in a local hospital. She was born November 12, 1916, in Seminole, Oklahoma, to Hubert Thomas Karr and Ida Mattie Forbes Karr. Ruby was a realtor in Harlingen, Texas, for over forty years. She was a faithful member of First Methodist Church in Harlingen, volunteered with the Harlingen Historical Museum and was a member of the PTO. Ruby was a strong, independent woman who... Read more

Betty Jane Blalock

Betty Jane Blalock

7/17/2014

Betty Jane Blalock, 76, of Pasadena, TX, passed away on July 17th, 2014, surrounded by her family. She was born on June 15th, 1938, in Anderson, South Carolina to James Guest and Edna Parker. Betty was a loving mother, grandmother and a friend to everyone she met.Betty is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Angela and Randy Aston of Pasadena, TX; sons and daughters- in-law, Scott and Sherlyn Vaughn of Greenville, Sc., Bill and Vicki... Read more

Paula Faye Hughes  Rice

Paula Faye Hughes Rice

6/30/2014

Paula Faye Hughes Rice went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on June 30, 2014. Paula was born on December 11, 1957, in Baytown, TX, to Bobbie Belle and Lester Hughes. She graduated from Ross S. Sterling High School in 1976. She was devoted to the children with development disabilities at The Arbor School in Houston where she taught for many years. Her crowning glory was her children and grandchildren. She loved cats, gardening and... Read more

John Hooper, USMC, Ret.

John Hooper, USMC, Ret.

6/29/2014

Major John Hooper, USMC (Retired), age 93, of Baytown, died peacefully at home surrounded by family after a long battle with Parkinson's Disease on June 29, 2014. He was born on June 28, 1921, in Santa Cruz, CA to Harry and Esther Hooper. On August 6, 1948, he married Connie Smith in Beaumont, TX. John enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps in 1942, completing Officers' Candidate School in 1944. As a Lieutenant, he landed at Sasebo, Japan as... Read more

Herbert "Herb" Bruns

Herbert "Herb" Bruns

6/27/2014

Herbert "Herb" Joseph Bruns was born on May 13, 1939 in St. Henry, Ohio to Victor and Regina Albers Bruns. He grew up in Cold Water, Ohio and graduated from Cold Water High School. He received an accounting degree from Albuquerque University and served honorably in the U.S. Air Force. He was a practicing C.P.A. for TLC Corporation in Houston before his retirement. Herb was a devout Christian, a devoted father, grandfather and husband, and a... Read more

Acie T. Harrison

Acie T. Harrison

6/27/2014

Acie T. Harrison, 81, of Baytown, Texas went to be with Jesus on Friday, June 27, 2014. He was born and raised in Jasper, Texas the youngest of five children. Acie moved to Baytown as a young newlywed with his wife June Roach Harrison, after leaving the U.S. Air Force. He was stationed in Japan during the Korean War, where he was an airplane mechanic.Shortly after moving to Baytown, Acie was one of the first 6 men hired to work at U.S.I.... Read more

George "Pat" McHaney

George "Pat" McHaney

6/23/2014

George Patrick McHaney, "Pat", born in Port Lavaca, Texas, went to be with the Lord on June 23, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Colleen McHaney. He is survived by his wife, Mary Margaret McHaney, his daughters, Rhiannon McHaney and Patricia Vowell, his sister and brother, Treacy McHaney Pattillo and Michael McHaney, and his stepchildren, Thor and Hannah Foster, and his grandchildren, Neil, Lidia, Austin, Grace,... Read more

Marilyn  Cernoch Singer

Marilyn Cernoch Singer

6/15/2014

Marilyn Cernoch Singer, of Baytown, was born on October 29, 1938, in Fayette County, Texas, and died Sunday, June 15, 2014, in a local hospital. She was a 1957 graduate of Robert E. Lee High School. She attended Lee College and later attended classes offered by University of St. Thomas. On June 11, 1960, she married John Singer at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Baytown. Marilyn retired from Goose Creek ISD after 20 years of service in 1995.... Read more

Keith Pickard

Keith Pickard

6/13/2014

Keith Pickard, 63, passed away Friday, June 13, 2014, at his Crosby home. He was born on July 8, 1950, in Orange, TX, to Robert and Geneva Pickard. Keith proudly served his country in the late 60's in the United States Army. He went on to work for Exxon Mobile and retired from there after 36 years. Keith is survived by his children, Shane, Christin, Nikki, Josh, and Preston; five grandchildren, Tyler, Shelby, Coen, Jaxon, and Rylan; brothers... Read more

Amelia  Grace Spurlock

Amelia Grace Spurlock

6/12/2014

Amelia Grace Spurlock was born on June 12, 2014. She is survived by parents, Riley and Souphaly Spurlock; grandparents, Stan and Donna Ralya, and Patty and Glen Vanderbeek; brothers, Kaeden and Trinity Spurlock, and numerous other relatives. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, June 17, at 10:30 am at Cedarcrest Cemetery in Baytown. Read more