|Posted By:||Rayedene Graves|
|Subject:||Re: Booker T. Washington & Niener Marie Hunt|
|Post Date:||September 17, 2012 at 09:55:40|
|Forum:||Galveston County, TX Genealogy Forum|
I don't know any of these people or their heirs but I did find the obits on BT & Niener Marie. Their children are named and where they lived are also in the obits.
Hope it helps.
Rayedene Seal Graves
GALVESTON DAILY NEWS
Nov 18 1985
HOUSTON — Booker T.
Washington, 68, a retired construction
worker, died Thursday at his home.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday
at Mainland Funeral Home of
La Marque, the Rev. Dr. M.C.
Bridges officiating. Burial will
follow, in Mainland Memorial
Cemetery of Hitchcock.
A wake will be held at 7 p.m.
Tuesday at the funeral home.
Mr. Washington was born Nov.
11,1917 in Long Branch, Texas.
Survivors include a daughter,
Margie Washington of Texas City;
four sons, Johnny Washington and
Melvin Washington, both of La
Marque, L.C. Washington of
Galveston and Charles
Washington of Houston; five
sisters, Nellie Simpson, Rubie
Mae Washington, Ruthie Lee
Washington and Crecy Lee
Washington, all of Houston, and
Lola Martin of Timpson, Texas;
two brothers, I.C. Washington of
Long Branch and the Rev. Willie
Washington of Houston; and many
grandchildren, nieces, nephews,
other relatives and friends.
Friends of the family will serve
as pallbearers. Visitors may call
at the funeral home after l p.m.
Tuesday. Memorials may be sent
to the funeral home at 2711 Texas
Ave., La Marque.
GALVESTON DAILY NEWS
Jan 12 1994
TEXAS CITY — Mrs. Niner
Marie Washington, 68, of West
Texas City passed from this life
Tuesday, January llth at Mainland
Center Hospital in Texas City.
Funeral services will be held
at 2:30 p.m. Thur., Jan. 13 at
the Mainland Funeral Home
Chapel in La Marque with burial
following at Mainland Memorial
Cemetery in Hitchcock.
Visitation will be held after 1
p.m. today at the funeral home
where a wake will be held from
Born May 10,1925 in Nacogdoches,
Mrs. Washington was a
homemaker and a member of
Roy Memorial Church of God
in Christ where she was a member
of music department.
She is survived by her children;
Charles W. Washington of
Houston, Louis Charles Washington
of Galveston, Margie
Washington of West Texas City,
Melvin Washington, Johnny
Washington and Opal Rusk all
of Texas City; sister Alma Lee
Simpson of Texas City; 18
grandchildren; five great grandchildren;
a host of nieces,
nephews, relatives and friends.
Pallbearers will be relatives
Memorials may be sent to
Mainland Funeral Home, 2711
Texas Ave, La Marque, TX