FOGLE, La Verda Galler

Birth: 30 Otober 1924
Death: 22 June 2011

Funeral services for LaVerda Anna Galler, 86, will be held at 10 a.m.
Thursday, June 30, 2011, in Weed- Corley Fish Chapel in Austin with Rev.
Carl H. Schoss officiating. Interment will be at 12-noon at Taylor City Cemetery in Taylor.

Mrs. Galler died Wednesday, June 22, 2011 in Austin.

She was born Oct. 30, 1924, to Mr. and Mrs. Herbert A. Galler.

She attended schools in Texas, Arkansas and Nevada.

Mrs. Galler was employed by Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. for approximately 12 years, working in the Taylor, Bastrop, Austin and Corpus Christi offices.

She was employed later as a claims adjudicator in the insurance department of the Texas Employment Commission for almost 30 years.

Mrs. Galler loved her Lord and was very active in churches where she lived (St. Paul Lutheran Church, Taylor; Christ Lutheran Church, Corpus Christi; St. Martin’s Lutheran Church, Austin and Lord of Life Lutheran Church, Austin). She was a Stephen Minister, took communion to shut-in members, worked as an altar guild member and as president of the guild, served on the evangelism committee, and taught Sunday School and Vacation Bible School.

Mrs. Galler also enjoyed traveling, gardening, ceramic painting, sewing and reading.

Her husband, Henry L. Fogle Jr., preceded her in death in 1960.


Services for Treila M. Galbreath, 90, of Rockdale will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 28, 2012, at First Baptist Church in Thorndale with Rev. Jeremy Shepherd officiating. Burial will follow in Taylor City Cemetery.

Visitation is scheduled for 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale.

Mrs. Galbreath died Monday, June 25, in Cameron Nursing Center in Cameron.

She was born Dec. 17, 1921 in Pratt, Kansas, to Albert Franklin and Maude B.
(Franklin) Paris.

Mrs. Galbreath had lived the past 20 years in Rockdale and was previously a longtime resident of Alvin.

She married Neal Galbreath on Jan. 4, 1992, at First Baptist Church in Thorndale.

Mrs. Galbreath was a homemaker, wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and greatgreat grandmother.

When she was younger, she worked as a checker for Smith Grocery in Alvin as well as a saleswoman in t he women’s department of Dillards Department Store.

Mrs. Galbreath was an avid oil painter.

She was a member of First Baptist Church in Thorndale.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Neal, on June 3, 2005; her parents; and five siblings, Lewis Eugene Paris, Lela Turner, Zella Cox, Mary Travis and Morene Christ.

Survivors are a son, Tommy Welch and wife Marilyn of Thorndale; a daughter, Barbara Scroggins and husband Bobby of Thorndale; six grandchildren, Wynona Schwarz, Tommy Welch Jr. and Steve Simpson, all of Thorndale, Rhonda Brown of Pasadena, Tom Simpson and wife Kathy of Robinson and Craig Simpson and wife Cara of New Richmond, Ohio; 11 great-grandchildren, Megan and Dylan Schwarz, Kassie Barron, Mallory Keeling, Cooper Welch, Dacey, Jared, Barrett, Levi, Shelbi and Colbi Simpson; a great-greatgranddaughter, Emma Grace Niemtschk; and a sister, Lorene Webb of Houston.

LANGE, Milton Carl, Sr.

Birth: Feb. 26, 1921
Death: Jan. 27, 2011

Celebration of Life services for Milton Carl Lange Sr., 89, of Taylor were held Monday, Jan. 31, 2011, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Thorndale. Burial was in Taylor City Cemetery.

Mr. Lange died Jan. 27, 2011.

He was born Feb. 26, 1921.

He married Ervie Falk on Dec. 25, 1945, and she preceded him in death.

Mr. Lange served in the U.S. Army/Air Corps from April 1943 to October 1945, traveling all over the U.S. and Europe. He was a flight engineer and top gunner on a B17 in World War II, flying 35 missions over Germany.

Mr. Lange farmed for many years and then was a farm chemical salesman before his retirement.

He enjoyed being with family and doing anything he was able for the VFW.

Mr. Lange was a life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars and had served as adjutant with Post No. 4009 in Thorndale for several years.

He was also preceded in death by his parents, Ida and Fritz Lange; a brother, Reuben Lange; and granddaughter Ellen Lange Biehle.

Survivor are a son, three daughters, a sister, a brother, a sister-in-law, grandchildren greatgrandchildren and a great-great granddaughter.

Old Black Cemetery

Located in Granger, Texas

This cemetery is withing sight of TX-95 and the junction with CR-387. There are three cemeteries here, The Old Black Cemetery on the left as you turn west on CR-387 and the Old Bartlett Cemetery is on your right and just across from the Old Black Cemetery. Continue West on CR-387 and the Bartlett City Cemetery will be directly ahead. CR-387 turns north and then west and passes along the north side of the Bartlett City Cemetery which is entirely enclosed by a fence.

Latitude: 30°46’28.6″N, Longitude: 97°26’35.3″W

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Old Black Cemetery Obituaries

SMITH, Charles Edward: 30 August 1941 – 11 January 2007

SMITH, Charles Edward

Birth: Aug. 30, 1941
Death: Jan. 11, 2007

Services for Charles Edward Smith Sr, 65, of Bartlett, were held Jan 20 at Mt Ararat Missionary Baptist Church in Bartlett with Rev Daniel Blane officiating. Burial was in Bartlett City Cemetery. He died Thursday Jan 11, 2007.

Charles Edward Smith Sr was born August 30, 1941 in Robstown to Stafford Fanner and Velma Scott. He was a member of Mt Ararat Baptist Church in Bartlett. Mr Smith worked for Ace Hardware (Curtis Lumber) Co of Killeen for
36 years.

He married Alice Crathers in 1961.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his wife, Alice Smith, of Bartlett; four sons, Anthony Smith, Michael Smith, and Kenneth Smith Sr of Bartlett, and Charles Smith Jr of Alvin; two brothers, Curtis Scott of Bartlett and Ralph Stanley Smith Sr of Temple; four sisters, Thelma Howard of Temple, Climmi Mathis of Temple, Stephanie Harris of San Angelo, and Doris Smith of Brenham; 9 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.

Services by Brandford/Dawson Funeral Home Temple, TX.

MONTGOMERY, Cecil Fowler

Birth 31 January 1921 in Bartlett, Bell, Texas, USA
Death 24 September 2008 in Bartlett, Bell, Texas, USA

Cecil Fowler Montgomery, 87, died Wednesday, September 24, 2008. Services were held Saturday, September 27, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Bartlett with the Rev. Leanne Turner officiating. Burial followed in the Bartlett City Cemetery.

Cecil Montgomery was born January 31, 1921 to Walter Lee and Mary Ola (Speegle) Montgomery in Bartlett, Texas.

On August 20, 1946 he married Minnie Calhoun.

Cecil worked as an instrument technician for Mobil Oil Co. for more than 32 years. He was a veteran of WWII, serving as a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army. Cecil was a member of the First United Methodist Church, the American Legion, a Life member of the 36th Infantry Association and the Bartlett Activity Center (BAC).

He was also preceded in death by his wife in April 1983, his parents, and two brothers.

Cecil is survived by his son, Wayne Montgomery and wife Rosmira of Richmond; daughter, Mary Shoemaker of San Antonio; two grandchildren, Laura Cross and Matthew Montgomery; brother, Wallace D. Montgomery of Dallas; and several nieces and nephews.

SNOW, Janice Renee

August 26, 1946 – April 20, 2006

Janice Renee Peace Seffel Snow, age 59 of New Braunfels, died Thursday, April 20, 2006.

Janice was a member of the Church of Latter Day Saints.

Survivors are her husband, William Snow of New Braunfels; sons, John Paul Seffel of L.A. California and G. Christopher Seffel of New Braunfels; parents, Lou and Elizabeth Toussaint of New Braunfels; sister and brother-in-law, Lucretia and Michael L. Lacy of New Braunfels; brother and sister-in-law, Mark and Patsy Pieper of Canyon Lake; brother and sister-in-law, Courtney and Janie Pieper of Austin; step-brother and wife, Rusty and Linda Toussaint of Houston and step-brother and wife, Paul and Peggy Toussaint of Luling.

Funeral services will be on Monday, April 24 at 11:00 a.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints, New Braunfels with burial to follow at Taylor City Cemetery.