Mr. Hedilberto “Beto” Erives, of Navasota, passed away Friday, April 14, 2023 at CHI St. Joseph Regional Health Center. Visitation with family and friends was held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Friday, April 21, 2023, at Nobles Funeral Chapel in Navasota with a rosary following at 7:00 p.m. Services celebrating his life were held at Nobles Funeral Chapel Saturday, April 22, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. with interment immediately following at Oakland Cemetery in Navasota.Read more
Mr. Loyd Finke, 72, of Navasota, passed away Thursday, April 20, at his home. Visitation with family and friends was held Tuesday, April 25, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Nobles Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Wednesday,April 26, at the Grimes County Expo Center with Rev. Tuffy Loftin officiating. Interment will follow in Friedens Church of Washington Cemetery.Arrangements are under the direction of Nobles Funeral Chapel.Read more
Dr. Marilynn Marie Leathart, a renowned accounting scholar and beloved mother and grandmother, passed away on April 9, 2023, at the age of 78. She is survived by her daughter Brandilynn Collins Garrison (Micah), son Larin Collins, and grandsons Micah Jr., Jonah, Isaiah, and Jeremiah, as well as her siblings Madelaine Jackson and Harvey Leathart.Read more
Mary Knowles (Stewart) O’Keefe grew up in the little town of Navasota, Texas. Her favorite coffee mug stated, “Navasota- it’s where my story began,” and for her it began on Wednesday, October 24, 1934. She graduated from Navasota High School in 1953. Mary followed her brother to SMU in Dallas and graduated with a degree in Speech and Hearing.Read more
Vicki Ruth Wilson, a beloved member of her community, passed away on April 11, 2023, at the age of 74. She was married to Dennis Wilson and had two sons, Phillip Davis and Mark Davis.
Vicki was born in Ft. Worth, Texas on February 7, 1949 to the late Reverend Raymond Drews and Trixie Drews of Navasota, Texas. She graduated from Navasota High School in 1967, and then went on to study at Houston Baptist College, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in 1972. Vicki continued her education and received her Master’s degree in 1988 from the University of Mississippi.Read more
Funeral services for Esther Lee Bowen Young, 75, of Katy, TX and formerly of Richards, TX were held Saturday, April 22, 2023, at First Baptist Church, Richards, with Rev. L. Dunbar officiating.
Esther passed April 8, 2023, at Choice Hospice, Houston following a brief illness. She was born April 19, 1947, to the parentage of Theory and Sallie Fair Green Bowen of Grimes County, 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 the Usher Board. She attended community schools., graduating from Richards High, class of 1967, and furthered her education at Mary Allen College, Crockett, with a Bachelor of Science degree.Read more
Rayburn Lee “Butch” Gerke, 76, of Anderson, passed away Monday, April 10, 2023, in Corpus Christi, Texas.
A Celebration of Life was held Saturday, May 6, from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Windrow Events, 14648 Hwy 105, in Plantersville. Dinner was served at 4:00 p.m. His wishes were for all his family and friends to attend and celebrate the great life he had.Read more
Gary Craig Williamson, beloved husband, father, and friend, passed away on April 16, 2023, at the age of
84, at his home in Richards.
A gathering of family and friends will be held Thursday, April 20, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Lindley-
Robertson-Holt Funeral Home. Funeral services will take place 1:00 p.m. Friday, April 21, at Navasota
First United Methodist Church, 616 Holland St., Navasota, TX. A military internment will be held at the
Abshier Cemetery in Hankamer, TX at a future date.Read more