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Ms. Levonia Minor

   Ms. Levonia  Minor

Services  for Ms. Levonia  Minor, 95,of  Navasota, Tx  were  held  November 04,
  at the  Friendship Missionary Baptist  Church,, Navasota

Ms.  Minor  passed on  Oct. 25, 2017 @ the Grimes St. Joseph Reg. Hospital, Navasota.

Levonia Minor  was  born the first , of eleven children , to  Mary Willie Kennard  Minor &  Randolph Minor , September 29, 1922, in Anderson, Tx.   Lee, (as she was affectionately  known), joined   Friendship Missionary  Baptist  after moving to Navasota, and with  the help of  many outside friends,  she  sponsored  a  yearly paegent, as well as haiving  a  knack for creating  most the greenery  around  the  Friendship  Her hobbies include craftwork, sewing & being a  songstress.

 She  leaves  pleasant memories  with  silbings : Dorothy M. Calvin,  Lillian Ruth M. Wilkes, Joyce M.  Ray , Geraldine M. Wallace-Yusuf, Inell M. Quarles; Master Lee and Jimmy Minor; numerous nieces, nephews  and   other collateral  relatives.  She also leaves  a special daughter-in-kind, Margaret Birdwell. and  special memories with  her friends  the world  over..

    Levonia  was  laid  to rest  at  the feet of  her  parents, in the Berryman  Cemetery, Anderson,  Texas.   

                                  Johnnie Mae Martin WesleyJohnnie M. Wesley                                                               Services for Mrs. Johnnie Mae Wesley, 97,   of Navasota were held  October 30, 2017

 Johnnie  Mae was born to John Martin  and Emma McMillan Martin of  Grimes County, Texas,  November 1919, and she was  a lifetime member of the Truevine Missionary Bapt. Church, Navasota;  and . noteworthy of Service to God and her fellowman, she  was  recognized  as  Truevine's "  Mother of the Church" .

Cherished thoughts are left with a daughter, Mrs. Jo Ann W. Shaw and her husband Charles  of Sacremento, Calif. , a son, Johnny Douglas Wesley and his spouse  Lillian Ann of Navasota, ten grandchildren, twenty - four great grandchildren, five great - great grandchildren, and a host of neices, nephews, and other colateral relatives and friends.

Mrs. Wesley was interred  between her husband, Douglas, Sr. & son , Douglas, Jr. in the City of Navasota , Oakland Cemetery , Resthaven section

Helen Marie Jones

Services  for  Mrs. Helen Marie Jones (Ninnie) , 98 , of Navasota, Tx. were  held September 23rd, .

Mrs. Jones  was one of the First  African American Nurses to practice in the Grimes County, Navasota, Hospital District.

She was predeceased by her parents, Dave Gant, Jr and Rosie Kemp Gant, husband, Mr. Levi Jones, sons , Lee Allen Jones,  Charles Jones and Raymond Jones.

   Ninnie  leaves  cherished thoughts with her  sons,  Willie J. Jones, Sr and his spouse Geraldine of Austin, Tx,  Clarence Jones ,  and his spouse, Martha of Houston, Tx. , ten grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and great- great grandchildren;  neices and nephews  and other relatives and friends.

Helen was interred ,  next to her son Raymond in the City of Navasota Oakland Cemetery, (Resthaven section) . 

Ora Lee Warren Morrison

Ora Lee Warren Morrison

      Services  for Mrs. Ora L. Morrison, 92, of Port Arthur & Houston, Tx. and formerly of Navasota were held  September 21st,, at the Holiday - Jarvis Memorial Chapel on Farquhar Street, Navasota,

   Ora Lee  passed  September 07, 2017 . She was born on January 31, 1925 in Wharton, TX to Annie Mae (Joshua) & Charlie Warren, Jr.  She  was also preceded in death, by, her sisters Annie Lee  Glover, Ruby Lois Warren, Pearl Loretta  Holiday ;  brothers, Charlie Warren III , Drucester , Olden , Searcy, John,  Earl and  a  son, Michael Morrison.

     Ora leaves to cherish her memory: sons: Kermit  C. Morrison, Jr. and his spouse Stella, Port Arthur, Tx; Herbert Morrison and his spouse Betty of  Houston, Tx.,  John Morrison, West Berlin, Germany ; grandchildren, great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.

  Ora  Lee  was  interred, at the feet of her mother and father, in the Historic  Dennis Bryant Cemetery, Co.. Rd. 415, Navasota.

    Pre-Need  services were conducted  by the Ashford & Oliver Mortuary, Navasota, Tx.