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Obituaries

Murles Dexter Gorden

Murles Dexter Gorden

1/14/2007

Murles Dexter "M.D." Gorden, 80, born March 30, 1926, passed away on January 14, 2007. A former Baytown resident, he currently resided in La Ceiba, Honduras. S1/c M.D. Gorden, volunteered for the Navy Escort Aircraft Carrier Petrof Bay, in March 1944, and trained in San Diego. He served in Truk, Satawan, Ponape, S. Palau Is., Leyte, Lingaven Gulf, Subic Bay, Iwo Jima, Okinawa. Medals are ATO; Asiatic-Pacific, 5 Stars; Philllippine Liberation... Read more

Frank Carl Merrill

Frank Carl Merrill

1/12/2007

Frank Carl MerrillFrank Carl Merrill, 80 of Baytown, departed this life at his home on Friday, January 12, 2007. Born in Dansville, NY on May 6, 1926, he was one of eight children born to Walter and Pearl (Bedford) Merrill. He served in the Navy during World War II, and was former member of the VFW. Frank worked as a truck driver, until he retired from Bealine Service in Pasadena. When he wasn't driving cross country, he enjoyed building... Read more

Harry John Bozoudes

1/10/2007

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Mary Ruth Smith

1/9/2007

Mary Ruth Smith passed away Tuesday, January 9, 2007, at a Baytown care facility. She was born August 21, 1922, in Pendleton, Texas, to Frank Hill and Wynnie Ruth (Greene) Bouldin. She was a homemaker and will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, James R. Smith, brother Frank Bouldin Jr., sister Winifred Clinard, and 1 daughter, Mary Sharon Meek. She is survived by son, Wayne... Read more

Omar Coronado Salazar

Omar Coronado Salazar

1/7/2007

Omar Coronado SalazarOmar Coronado Salazar, 73, of Baytown, passed away Sunday, January 7, 2007. He was born May 24, 1933, in Oilton, Texas, to Jose Maria and Rosa (Coronado) Salazar. He served the Army Corps of Engineer during the Korean War. Preceded in death by his parents, daughter, Rosa Salazar and grandson, Jaime Salazar. He is survived by his loving wife, Juanita (Estrada) Salazar; sons, Mario Salazar and his wife, Sandra, Ricardo... Read more

Raul G. Gallaga

Raul G. Gallaga

1/3/2007

Raul G. GallagaRaul G. Gallaga, 77, of Baytown, passed away Wednesday, January 03, 2007, at a local hospital. He was born on March 30, 1929, in Harlingen, Texas, to Ricardo T. Gallaga and Virginia Gutierrez Gallaga. He was a member of Templo Bethel Church and retired from Brown and Root.He is preceded in death by his parents, brother, Adan Gallaga, sisters, Anita Ramirez and Eva Garcia. Raul is survived by his wife of 41 years, Maria... Read more

James D. Hollister

James D. Hollister

12/31/2006

James Donnis Hollister, 72, left this world on 12/31/06 to join his deceased parents, three sisters, five brothers, and his youngest son, Trey Hollister. James was born in Saratoga, Texas, to Francis Edward and Mary Ethel Hollister on 4/29/34. The family moved to Baytown on 1/1/36. James Hollister graduated from Baytown schools. He loved his classmates and remained friends with the Class of '53 for life. He played on the REL Ganders... Read more

Frank Harold Lancon

Frank Harold Lancon

12/31/2006

Frank Harold "Pug" Lancon, 45, of Baytown, went to be with the Lord Sunday, December 31, 2006, while working in Port Arthur, Texas. Born in Texas City on January 18, 1961, he was the forth of five children born to Ira and Lillian (Watson) Lancon. A 1981 graduate of Robert E. Lee High School, Pug was a talented carpenter and pipe fitter who was constantly tinkering, taking things apart and (most of the time) putting them back together. ... Read more

Evangelina Cavazos de Garcia

12/29/2006

Evangelina Cavazos de Garcia, 91, was surrounded by her loving family when she departed this life on Friday, December 29, 2006, at her home in Baytown. She was born to Martin and Eustacia Ramos Cavazos, on December 27, 1915 in Ciudad Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico. She was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church.Preceded in death by her husband, Regulo Garcia, Sr.; she is survived by her children, Eliseo Garcia and wife, Martha, Baldemar... Read more

Terry Alan Johnson

Terry Alan Johnson

12/29/2006

Terry Alan Johnson of Conroe, passed away Friday afternoon, December 29, 2006, in a Houston hospital. He was born September 22, 1988, in Baytown, Texas to Terry Lynn and Denise Lynn (Schank) Johnson. He was a Senior at Willis High School and worked as a mechanic at Jordy Automotive. He enjoyed racing and hunting. He is preceded in death by his grandmothers, Phyllis Hammack and Diane Schank. He is survived by parents, Terry & Teresa... Read more