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Young, Esther  Lee  Bowen

Funeral services  for  Esther Lee Bowen Young, 75 , of  Katy, Tx.  and formerly of  Richards, Tx.  were held Sat., Apr. 22, 2023 at  First Baptist Church, Richards, with Rev. L. Dunbar, officiating.

     Mrs. Young passed Apr. 08, 2023,  @ Choice Hospice, Houston, Tx. following a brief  illness.  She was born Apr. 19, 1947 to the parentage of Theory  & Sallie Fair Green Bowen of  Grimes Co.,Tx.   She was a lifelong member of Robinson Hill Bapt. Church , of the Pineywoods (Richards) area, serving with  the Women’s Ministry and Bible Study , the church choir and Usher Board.  She attended the community schools., graduating from Richards High, class of 1967, and  furthered her education at Mary Allen College, Crockett, Tx., with a Bachelor of Science degree.

    Esther met and married  her college sweetheart, Eugene Young of Oklahoma,  to which union, two children were born.   Preceding her  in death, were her husband, Eugene and son Michael Young, her parents, five brothers and two sisters.

       Pleasant  memories are  left with  her  daughter, Loretta C. Young, of Katy-Houston, Tx., grandchildren, Christopher       ( Destiney ) of Cameron, Tx., Christian and Godson, Bryan Lewis of Houston, Tx., and God grandson, Terry Dean of Richards, Tx.; a  sister, Hester Bowen Lewis (James)  of Houston, Tx. and a brother Bobby Bowen of Baytown, Tx. and other collateral relatives and friends.

    Esther  was  laid  rest , next to her son, Michael  in the Pineywoods Cemetery, Co. Rd 214 @Co. Rd. 215, Anderson-Richards, Tx.




   Edwards, Floyd, 65 ,  passed  Jan. 30, 2023  at  College Station's Scott & White  Hospital, following a brief  illness.   He  was  born  March 16, 1957  to  the parentage of  Leroy Edwards and  Maggie  Green  of  Grimes County , Texas .                                                                                         He  leaves   memories  with  his  children,  Stephanie  E. Curtis of College Station, Tx. and  Stacy E. Woods, of Dallas, Tx.  ;    a brother, Zeltee ( BLue Star) Edwards, Houston, Tx., sisters, Sallie  Ann Edwards,  of Houston, Tx.,  Millian Bowen of  Dallas, Tx.,  grandchildren and other collateral relatives and friends.

Cremation  services were preformed February, 2023 .


           Brent Marco Jones was born to the late Earl K. Jones and Lonnette Tapp Jones on July 8, 1951, in Columbia, South Carolina, and he passed away in late November 2022  , in Ft.Worth, Tx.   He  was a  retired   Assistant Dean  at  the University  of North Texas,  Denton,  Tx.   

   Dr. Jones  leaves to cherish his memory, two brothers, Alvin Landis Jones of Prairie View, Tx and Bruce L. Jones of Fresno, TX, a nephew Kedron Jones of Houston, TX, and other collateral relatives and friends.

Entombment Svcs. for  Brent  were held , Sat., Jan. 07, 2023 at the Prairie View Cemetery, Prairie View, Tx. 77446


  Ronald Douglas Server, JSD                      

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