Obituaries

BADIE VAUGHN SAWYER

BADIE VAUGHN SAWYER

Badie Vaughn Sawyer, Jr., 70, of League City, Texas, passed away on December 21, 2020 in Pasadena, Texas. Vaughn was born November 23, 1950 in New Orleans, Louisiana to loving parents Badie Vaughn Sawyer, Sr. and Mae Etta Sawyer. Soon after his birth, the family moved to Hearne, Texas where he was raised, fell in love with his high school sweetheart and married Barbara Ann Franks on June 26, 1971.

ALICA ANNA JURCA SCHROEDER

ALICA ANNA JURCA SCHROEDER

Alica Anna Jurca Schroeder passed away peacefully on December 20, 2020 at the age of 93. She was born to Frances and Frank Jurca in Needville, Texas. She attended school in Needville and graduated from Richmond High School in 1945. Alice worked at Dow Chemical for four years, and during that time, Leland Schroeder, also from Needville, began to court her. She married Leland in 1948 and they moved to Houston, where they raised their family. She instilled in her six children values of spirituality, honesty and hard work. Alice ensured that faith and spirituality were engrained in all that the family did. Her faith is a gift to be passed down for generations.

JOE KENNETH WITHERS

JOE KENNETH WITHERS

Joe Kenneth Withers, age 74, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Monday, December 14, 2020 in Stockdale, TX. Joe was born to Joe D and Alma (Ansley) Withers in Teague, TX on September 18, 1946.

ALICA ANNA JURCA SCHROEDER

ALICA ANNA JURCA SCHROEDER

Alica Anna Jurca Schroeder passed away peacefully on December 20, 2020 at the age of 93. She was born to Frances and Frank Jurca in Needville, Texas. She attended school in Needville and graduated from Richmond High School in 1945. Alice worked at Dow Chemical for four years, and during that time, Leland Schroeder, also from Needville, began to court her. She married Leland in 1948 and they moved to Houston, where they raised their family. She instilled in her six children values of spirituality, honesty and hard work. Alice ensured that faith and spirituality were engrained in all that the family did. Her faith is a gift to be passed down for generations.

Marian Bishop Martine

Marian Floy (Bishop) Martine was born in Robertson County on July 20, 1923 to William Elisha Bishop and Minnie Lee Bishop. She was the youngest of 4 living children, 2 siblings died in infancy. She died of complication of a stoke on December 7, 2020 at the age of 97 years and 5 months.

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