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Pool Cemetery
Montgomery County Texas

aka Union Grove Cemetery


From Conroe take Hwy 105 West to Montgomery turn on Hwy 149 north to Union Grove Baptist Church.

Pool Cemetery is listed in the Montgomery County Cemetery book IV for a lookup.

For information on the Pool/Poole Family, click here.


Pool Cemetery Annual Homecoming
 Saturday, July 12, 2014 at 11 am

The Pool Cemetery Annual Homecoming is on *SATURDAY *July  12, 2014 at 11am (the 2nd Saturday every year in July).  The descendants of the families that are buried there are invited to the meeting and get-together in which each family brings food to share. It is a reunion of all the descendants of
the family members that are buried in Pool Cemetery. After lunch is served a business meeting is held in which new board members are elected andupkeep of the cemetery is discussed.

The lunch and meeting is held in the new *AIR-CONDITIONED* Union Grove Church located across the road from Pool Cemetery.  Tables, chairs, plates and tea are furnished, so just bring your favorite dish and be prepared to enjoy a get-together of fellowship and out of this world food.

Some descendants use this gathering as a mini family reunion, bringing photos and family group sheets to share.

Many descendants use this time to bring flowers to the cemetery and  usually are there by 10 a.m.


Betty Lang Walker ==


Photos of Pool Tombstones

You may list me as a genealogy contact for those buried in the Pool Cemetery. Most are descendants of Aaron Burr Pool and his four wives. A private web site for the Pool/Little/Becker/Myers family histories and one for the family photographic archive is available to registered family members.

If you need additional information, please contact me.


Ray Chancellor

(Aaron Burr Pool's grandson)


My mother (Turner/lang), grandparents (Turner/Gregg) and great grandparents (Turner/Hemphill) Gregg/Carlisle) are buried in Pool.  Betty@elc.net

These names were submitted by researchers; however the emails they gave are now no longer valid.  Click here for check these family names.

Carlile (Carlisle), Gregg, Stovall


Obituaries Submitted by Betty

Funeral services for Sheldon Roy Brown, age 66, of Conroe will be held on Thursday, April 23, 2009 at 12:30 p.m. in Cashner Colonial Chapel with Reverend Jack Therrell officiating. Interment will follow in Poole Cemetery, Richards, Texas. Visitation is scheduled for Wednesday, April 22, 2009 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Cashner Funeral Home.

Mr. Brown was born September 27, 1942 in Jacksonville, Texas and passed away on April 20, 2009 in Conroe, Texas. He served his country in the U. S. Navy. Sheldon was a member of the New Waverly Masonic Lodge #458 and a member with ILA #1351 for over 30 years. His daughter, Kimberly Brown, and his father, Martin Henry Brown, both preceded him in death. Sheldon is survived by his loving wife, Mary Brown of Conroe; son, Roy Andrew Brown and wife Becky of Conroe; mother, Jesse Brown of Conroe; brother, Martin Wayne Brown of Conroe; grandchildren, Brandie Brown of Conroe, Jessica Canales of Tivola, Crystal Clinton of Pampa, Stephanie Clinton of Conroe and Viki Hickman of Cleveland; and three great grandchildren. Numerous other relatives and friends also survive. Pallbearers will be Jimmy Baldwin, Joey Baldwin, Gary Brown, Mike Lang, Kenny Lang and Rudy Sanchez.


The world is a darker place today but Heaven is much brighter with the passing of Jessie Mae "Daisy" Turner Brown who was called to light up the Heavens on January 21, 2010 at her home in Conroe, Texas. Mrs. Brown was born 23 March 1922 in Montgomery, Texas, the 5th of the 5 children born to Luther "Lue" Isaac and Sarah Lula Gregg Turner. She was the granddaughter of early Montgomery County pioneers, William Cecil and Emily Jane Hemphill Turner and Hiram John and La Vonia Carlisle Gregg. Mrs. Brown accepted Jesus as her savior in her early childhood and was of the Baptist faith.

Mrs. Brown received her education at the schools of Montgomery, Texas and later moved to Conroe, Texas where she met her husband, Martin Henry "M.H." Brown, who was the projectionist at the Liberty Theater. "M.H." and "Daisy" were married 19 July 1941 and soon moved to Jacksonville, Texas where their 2 sons were born.

In 1946, Mr. Brown was transferred again with his job to Houston where they made their first home on Shepherd Drive and later on East 25th Street. In 1950, Mr. Brown was transferred to the Denver Harbor area where he worked at the Venus and Globe Theaters and lived on Zoe Street. Mrs. Brown worked in Houston for many years in the commercial catering business owning her own fleet of trucks. However, her love had always been in flowers. She became a student of Bess High Professional Flower Arrangement and later opened her own flower shop, The Golden Key, on Heights Boulevard in Houston, Texas where she furnished many beautiful funeral arrangements for Heights Funeral Home. Mr. and Mrs. Brown retired to the Conroe area in the 1970's where they made their home on Jefferson Chemical Road and later on Jeff Cote Road. Mrs. Brown had many hobbies which included decorating beautiful wedding cakes and making ceramic dolls and decorating them with the beautiful clothes she made for them. She continued working with flowers by owning and operating The Golden Key Flower Shop in Conroe.

Mrs. Brown is preceded in death by her husband, M.H. Brown, in 1998; parents, Lue and Lula Turner; step-mother, Rosie Hayden Turner; son, Sheldon Roy Brown; granddaughter, Kimberly L. Brown; sisters, Nina Evaloria Turner, Lois Lorraine Turner and Lula Bell Turner Lang Quarles; brother, William "Bill" Norris Turner; and special nephew, William O. "Bobby" Lang.

Mrs. Brown is survived by her son, Wayne Brown, who has lovingly cared for her for the past 15 years; grandchildren, Treschelle Brown, Gary Brown and wife Carrie, Tara Brown, Lacey Brown Sanchez and husband Rudy Sanchez Jr. and Andrew "Andy" Brown; great grandchildren, Alex Brown, Abby Brown, Audrey Brown, Ethan Sanchez and Brandie Brown.

Mrs. Brown is also survived by her special niece, Betty Lang Walker of Altair, Texas, whom she looked upon as her daughter, giving her support, guidance and love from her early childhood to the present time, always being there for her all her life. In growing up, Betty lived with her aunt off and on for many years and always considered her as her 2nd mother.

Other survivors include, loving niece, Sarah Turner Wilkerson of Conroe who has given of herself to help Mrs. Brown in many special ways from cooking, cleaning and just being there for her; nephew, Ed Turner who looked up to Mrs. Brown for guidance, support and much love and his wife Gale of Goliad, Texas; Hazel Lang, widow of William "Bobby" Lang; Ed "Buster" Walker of Altair, Texas, husband of Betty Walker; niece, Sylvia Brown and husband Wayland of Marshall, Texas; and daughter-in-law, Mary Brown, widow of Roy Brown.

Family was always very important to Mrs. Brown, and her great nieces and nephews were dear to her. She was always there for them in their time of need to help them in any way she could, giving them her support and encouragement. Surviving also are great nieces, Darlene Lang Leathers, Sandra Walker, Sharon Walker Anderson, Janie Turner Hellickson and Barbie Turner Venables; and great nephews, Mike Lang and Kenneth Lang.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, January 25, 2010 at 12:30 p.m. in Cashner Colonial Chapel with Betty Lang Walker delivering the eulogy. Interment will be at Pool Cemetery, Montgomery, Texas. Visitation is scheduled for Sunday, January 24, 2010 from 3 to 6 p.m. at Cashner Funeral Home. Pallbearers for the service will be Mike Lang, Kenneth Lang, Omar Massey, Rudy Sanchez, Jr., Tom Turner and Ed "Buster" Walker. Honorary pallbearers are David Keller and Ed Turner.


Conroe Courier

MAY 1987




Funeral services for Kimberly L. "Kim" Brown, 16, of Conroe will be held in Cashner Colonial Chapel at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 28, 1987, with the Rev. Edward H. May officiating.  Interment will be in Union Grove (Poole/Pool) Cemetery with Cashner Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.  Kim was born at Houston on March 1, 1971 and passed away in a Houston Hospital, Tuesday, May 26, 1987.  She was a member of Grace Baptist Church and was a sophomore student at Conroe High School.  Survivors:  parents, Roy and Mary Brown of Conroe; brother,  Andy Brown of Conroe; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. M. H. Brown, Mrs. Marie Golding and the late J. W. Golding of Conroe; great grandmother, Rose Turner of Conroe; several aunts, uncles, and other relatives.


Conroe Courier

July 1998




Graveside services for Martin H. Brown will be held Wednesday, July 29, 1998 at 10 a.m., at Pool Cemetery with the Rev. Mark Fuller officiating.  Cashner Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  Mr. Brown was born in Angelina County, Texas Jan. 2, 1909 and passed away in Conroe July 27, 1998.  Mr. Brown retired from I.A.T.S.E. Local 279.  Mr. Brown was preceded in death by his daughter, Faye Spears, and his granddaughter, Kimberly Brown.  He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Daisy Mae Brown; sons, Roy Brown and wife, Mary and Wayne Brown; sisters, Jimmie Tidmore and Faye Galvin; grandchildren, Jack Spears, Stuart Spears, Cindy Hunley, Mark Spears, Treschelle Brown, Andy Brown, Gary Brown and his wife, Lisa, Tara Brown and Lacey Brown; six great grandchildren; mother-in-law, Rosie Turner.  numerous nieces and nephews also survive.





Born: July 3, 1918 Montgomery County, TX

Passed away: April 1, 1985, Conroe, Montgomery County, TX


Services 2:00 P.M. Wednesday April 3, 1985

Graveside Union Grove (POOL) Cemetery


Survivors:  Emma Plowman of La Marque, Barbara Freeland of Houston, Sharon Whitehead of Broaddus, and Vickie Chapa of Houston.  Sisters: Dovie Foster of Lufkin and Helen Hayes of Henderson.  Brother: Jake Stovall of Polk Co, TX.  Fourteen grandchildren and four great grandchildren also survive.


Officiating Rev. Bob Cooper

Final resting place: Union Grove Cemetery

Pallbearers: David Veach, Jim Turner, Roy Brown, Willy Veach, Gerald Riley and Wayne Brown


Metcalf Funeral Directors 1401 North Frazier

Conroe, TX 77305




Mrs. Texana M. Gray, better known as "Grandma", passed away January 28, 1943, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Pearl Gregg at Conroe.


"Grandma's" death came at 10:30 in the morning after long years of suffering.


"Grandma" fell May 12, 1938 and broke her hip and received an injury to her back which confined her to her bed for four years, eight months and eight days until death came to relieve her suffering.  "Grandma" bore her cross with patience and was never heard to complain.


Grandma Gray was born December 20, 1858, in La Grange, Fayette County, Texas, and had lived in Montgomery County for the past thirty-two years. She became a member of the Methodist Church at the age of 22 and was a faithful worker in her church.


Funeral services were held at the Pool Church near Richards, Texas, Saturday, January 30, 1943, at 2:30 P.M. with Rev. E. S. Breowner of Richards officiating.


Interment was made in the Pool Cemetery with funeral arrangements under the direction of Metcalf Funeral Home.


Pallbearers were David Stovall, George Baseke, Henry Brooks, and J. G. Gregg.


Survivors are one daughter, Mrs. Pearl Gregg of Conroe, Route 2, and Mrs. Dora Stovall, a niece who "Grandma" raised as her own daughter.  Seven Grandchildren and seven great grandchildren and seven nieces and nephews also survive.  They were all present for the funeral except her oldest grandson, Bill Gregg, who is serving in the United States Army at Fort Bliss in El Paso.





Conroe, Texas


Born: November 3, 1897 Richards, Texas

Died: August 22, 1954 Austin, Texas


Services in Metcalf Chapel, Tuesday, August 24, at 1:00 P.M.,  Rev. Jimmie F. Robinson officiating, with interment in the Pool Cemetery, near Richards.  Body will rest at Metcalf Funeral Home, 1401 N. Frazier.



Two sons, H. J. Gregg of Ft. Worth and Lloyd Gregg of Houston; one daughter, Mrs. Mayola Wallace of Houston; two brothers, Will Gregg of Conroe, Quincy Gregg of Normangee; four sisters, Mrs. Jessie Stovall of Lufkin, Mrs. J. W. DeHay of Ganado, Mrs. Jim Nobles of Navasota, Mrs. Lizzie Williams of Houston; also eight grandchildren.



Curtis Quarles, Charles Gregg, J. G. Gregg,  George Baseke Jr., Bobby Pinkston, and Bill Turner.


Notes: John Henry Gregg was married to Ida Ethel Page





Funeral service for Willie Tilman Gregg, 74 of Conroe, will be held in the Metcalf Chapel of the Pines Thursday, Oct. 7, 1965 at 2 P.M. with Rev G. M. Coe officiating.


Interment will follow in the Union Grove Cemetery with funeral arrangements under the direction of Metcalf Funeral Directors.


Mr. Gregg was a life long resident of Montgomery County.  He was born in Montgomery County, July 9, 1891 and died Oct 5, 1965.  He was a member of Union Grove Baptist Church.


He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Pearl A. Gregg of Conroe; four daughters, Mrs. Bertha Baseke of Conroe; Mrs. Verdell Spinks of Alvin; Mrs. Odell Brooks of Edna; Mrs. Elizabeth Kelley of Conroe; three sons,  Bill & J. G. Gregg of Alvin, Texas and Charles M. Gregg of Conroe; one brother N. G. Gregg of Normangee, Texas , one sister Mrs. Jessie Stovall of Lufkin, 18 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.  Pallbearers will be grandsons.


William O. "Bobby" Lang

Cashner Funeral Home & Cemeteries, (936) 756-2126




Funeral services for William O. "Bobby" Lang, 72, of Conroe will be held on Saturday, July 16, 2005 at 12:30 p.m. in Cashner Colonial Chapel with Pastor Robert Buchanan officiating. Interment will follow at 2:30 p.m. in Union Grove Cemetery. Visitation is scheduled for Friday, July 15, 2005 from 5 to 9 p.m. in Cashner Funeral Home. Mr. Lang was born on Dec. 16, 1932 in Montgomery, Texas and passed away on July 13, 2005 in Conroe, Texas. He was a member of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Hazel Lang of Conroe; daughter, Darlene Leathers and husband Don of Hughes Springs; sons, Michael and Kenneth Lang, both of Conroe; sister, Betty Walker and husband Ed of Altair; grandchildren, Brady Leathers of Forrest City, Ark., Brandon Leathers of Red Water, Jason Lang and wife Melissa of Madisonville and Maria Angel Colburn of Houston; two great-grandsons; two great-granddaughters; nieces, Sandi Walker of Montgomery and Sharon Anderson of Cedar Park. Numerous other loving extended family and friends also survive. Pallbearers will be Craig Young, Brent Young, George Miers, Jason Lang, Chad Baylor, and Dale Hock. Honorary pallbearers are Brady Leathers and Larry Young. You are invited to leave a written tribute for the family on our website at www.cashnerfunerals.com.





Funeral Services for JOY M. HAM MONTGOMERY, 84, of Richards, Texas will be held at 2:00 P.M., Monday, March 24, 2003, at Richards Baptist Church in Richards, Texas with Rev. Bob Berry and Rev. Troy Winslett officiating.  Interment will be at Union Grove (POOL) Cemetery with Metcalf Funeral Directors in charge of arrangements.  Visitation will be 5:00-8:00 P.M., Sunday, March 23, 2003, at Metcalf Funeral Home.  Mrs. Montgomery was born May 25, 1918, in Huntsville, Texas and passed away March 20, 2003, in Bryan, Texas.  Like her husband, J. T. Montgomery, former principal of Conroe High School, Joy M. Ham Montgomery was a career school teacher in Conroe.  In her early retired years in Richards, Texas she was active in church work and historical and genealogical research.  In her later years, after suffering a debilitation stroke, she showed her true grit, perseverance and determination by slowly learning how to read again.  She then went on to read the Bible through seven times, an accomplishment she cherished and we all admired.  For Joy Montgomery, having Christian faith and a great circle of friends and family was her life.  She was a great listener and always had a friendly, loving smile and warm hug for everyone she met.  She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her and will forever be in our hearts.  She is preceded in death by her husband, J. T. Montgomery and sister, Juanita Winslett.  She is survived by her son, Dr. Robin Montgomery and wife Beverly of Richards, TX; sisters, Louise Sandel of Huntsville, Lucille Mann of Conroe and Mary Jewel Mills of Houston; brother, COL. Clarence Ham Juanita of Austin; grandchildren, MAJ. Rosanna Dolphin of Montgomery, TX, Joy Renee Montgomery of Huntsville, TX, Jim Montgomery of Conroe, TX, and Teresa Leach of Richards, TX; 11 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren.  Pallbearers are Roy Harris, Henry Harris, Landon Mitchell, Gary Winslett, and Donny Long.


San Jacinto 14659 East Freeway 713 453-7114

Notes:  Joy was the daughter of Edgar Brown Ham and Rosa Lillian Haymon Ham



Obit of my Mother

Conroe Courier

January 15, 2002




Funeral services for Lula Bell Lang Quarles,84, of Conroe, Texas, will be held Thursday, January 17, 2002, at 10 a. m.  in Cashner Colonial Chapel with Brother Ray Hyden officiating.  Interment will follow in Pool Cemetery, next to Union Grove Baptist Church with Cashner Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.  Mrs. Quarles was born December 7, 1917, on the "Old Gentry Place", which is 7 miles north of Montgomery, Texas to Luther "Lue" Isaac Turner and Sarah Lula Gregg Turner.  She passed away January 13, 2002 in Conroe Medical Center due to a stroke suffered on December 23, 2001.  She was a Baptist.  Mrs. Quarles worked many years in the cafeteria at CISD and retired in 1988.  She continued to be active with her hand made crafts, tending her flower and vegetable garden and to her chickens.  She loved to can her fruits and vegetables and share them with family and friends.  She will be truly missed by so many.  Mrs. Quarles was the great granddaughter of Samuel and Emily Midkiff Turner who settled in the new Republic of Texas in 1837 and the granddaughter of William Cecil and Emily Jane Hemphill Turner and Hiram John and LaVonia Carlisle Gregg, early settlers of Montgomery County, Texas.  Mrs. Quarles was preceded in death by her parents, stepmother, Rose Turner; sisters, Nina Evaloria Turner and Lois Lorraine Turner and brother, William Norris "Bill" Turner.  She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Oscar Curtis Quarles of Conroe, Texas; son, William O. "Bobby" Lang and wife, Hazel Baylor Lang of Conroe; daughter, Betty Lang Walker and husband, Ed of Cuero, Texas; grandsons, Michael Lang, Kenneth Lang of Conroe, Texas; granddaughters, Darlene Lang Leathers and husband Don of Maud, Texas; Sandra Walker of Spring, Texas; Sharon Walker Anderson and husband, David of Cedar Park, Texas; great-grandsons, Jason Lang and wife, Melissa of Madisonville, Texas; Brady and Brandon Leathers of Maud, Texas; great-granddaughters, Maria "Ria" Winter of The Woodlands, Amanda, Emily and Alexandra Anderson of Cedar Park, Texas; great-great-granddaughter, Stormy Lang of Madisonville, Texas; her beloved sister, Mae "Daisy" Brown of Conroe, Texas; sister-in-law, Willie Lee Turner of Conroe, Texas; special nephews Roy and Wayne Brown of Conroe, Texas and many other nephews, nieces, and friends also survive.  Pallbearers include Roy Brown, Wayne Brown and Kenneth Lang all of Conroe, Texas; Jason Lang of Madisonville, Texas and Brady Leathers and Brandon Leathers both of Maud, Texas.  Honorary pallbearers include Andy Brown and Michael Lang.



Conroe Courier

January 15, 2003
Funeral services for Oscar Curtis Quarles will be held on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2003 at 10 a.m. in Cashner Colonial Chapel with Pastor Ray Hyden officiating.  Interment will follow at Pool Cemetery at Union Grove Baptist Church in Montgomery, Texas.  Visitation is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2003 from 6 p. m. to 9 p. m. at Cashner Funeral Home.  Mr. Quarles was born on Nov. 24, 1913 in Groveton, Texas to Oscar Phillip and Henrietta Redden Quarles and passed away in the Willis Convalescent Nursing Home on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2003 at the age of 89.  As a youth, he lived in the Fairbanks, Texas area working on a dairy farm and sharing his early years with his cousin Tommy Jefferson.  During World War II he worked at the Naval Base as a civilian mechanic in Galveston and at the shipyards in Houston doing his part to support our country by helping to build ships.  Mr. Quarles retired in 1973 after working many years in various garages in Conroe as an auto mechanic.  He lived in Conroe over 70 years and was a member of Grace Baptist Church at Beach, Texas for many years.  His father, Oscar Phillip Quarles; infant sister, Martha Quarles; mother, Henrietta Redden Poston and stepfather, Charlie Poston; and his wife of 63 years, Lula Bell Turner Lang Quarles, preceded him in death.  He is survived by his stepson, William O. "Bobby" Lang and wife, Hazel of Conroe; stepdaughter, Betty Lang Walker and husband, Ed of Altair, Texas; cousins, Tommy Jefferson and wife Peggy of Lufkin, Aileen Redden Ratcliffe, and Rudy Redden and wife Marie of Conroe.  Five step-grandchildren, seven step-great-grandchildren and one step-great-great granddaughter also survive.  Pallbearers include Ed Walker, Roy Brown, Wayne Brown, Mike Lang, Jason Lang, and Andy Brown.***** (Betty's stepfather)



1804 6TH
OCTOBER 19, 1957
Mrs. Ada Ann Stovall, 74, of 1804 6th Street, Galena Park, Texas died Saturday morning in a Houston hospital.  Survivors:  Husband, W. E. Stovall, Galena Park; sons Clifford C. Stovall, Bailey M. Stovall, Charles L. Stovall all of Houston; daughters Mrs. Esther Lee Sims, Galena Park, Mrs. T. J. Peel, Montgomery, Texas, Mrs. Frankie Stevens, Mrs. Jimmie Stulken both of Houston; brothers, J.A. Williams, Bryan, B.B. Williams, Montgomery, Texas, N.D. Williams, E. L. Williams, both of Houston; sisters, Mrs. T.H. Lee, Richards, Texas, Mrs. G. C. Cauthon, Highlands; 14 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, number of nieces and nephews.  Burial 3 p.m. Sunday, Union Grove Baptist Church, Richards, Texas, with Rev Williams, Conroe,  officiating. burial in Union Grove  (Pool ) Cemetery.  Howard Funeral Home, OR-2-9431
Authors note: Union Grove Baptist Church and Pool Cemetery are located in Montgomery County, Texas. 
A granddaughter of Ada Ann told me that her name was ADA ANN MIRANDA MISSOURI ELIZABETH WILLIAMS STOVALL and that she made all her grandchildren learn her entire name!  Ada Ann was born 1883.
MARCH 24, 1963
Funeral services for David Stovall, age 77 of Cuero, Texas, were held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, March 24, 1963 at the Union Grove Baptist Church.  The body will rest in the Union Grove (Pool) Cemetery, Metcalf Funeral directors in charge.
Mr. Stovall, a resident of Cuero, Texas for the past 20 years, was a former resident of Richards and Grimes county.  His death occurred Friday, March 22, after Mr. Stovall was stricken with a heart attack while fishing.  He was pronounced dead on arrival at a Cuero Hospital.
Survivors include wife, Mrs. Dora Stovall of Cuero; one daughter, Mrs. Jewel D. Adcock, of Cuero; brother, Bennett Stovall, of Houston; sister, Mrs. M. a. Morris, of Richards, and Mrs. Emma Madry of Big Spring.
Funeral services for Mrs. Susan Jessie Stovall, 81 of Lufkin, Texas were held today at 1 p.m. in Metcalf Chapel of the Pines, and burial followed in Union Grove Cemetery (Pool Cemetery).
Mrs. Stovall was a native of Montgomery County, and died Monday in Henderson, Texas.  She was a member of the Baptist Church, and a former resident of Montgomery County, but had been living in the Lufkin area for the past 14 years.
Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Lola Carter of Houston, Mrs. V.R. Cayton of Galena Park, Mrs. Jessie J. Foster of Lufkin and Mrs. Helen Hayes of Kilgore; one son, Jack Stovall of Livingston; 20 grandchildren; 41 great grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.
Mrs. Stovall was born 24 Oct 1888 in Richards, Texas and died 27 April 1970.  Her husband was Joseph Edward Stovall, who died 1931




Rt. 3 Conroe, TX
April 21 1960
Funeral services will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, April 23, in the chapel of the Metcalf Funeral Home for John Henry Stovall, a 25 year resident of Dobbin, and Montgomery County.  Leonard Gunter, a minister of the Church of Christ of Conroe will officiate, with interment in the Union Grove Cemetery (Pool Cemetery) under the direction of the Metcalf Funeral Home.
Mr. Stovall was born January 17, 1891 near Madisonville, and moved to Montgomery County soon after, where he lived through his childhood.  Mr. Stovall passed away, April 21, at his residence on the Airport Road after a lengthy illness.  Mr. Stovall was a retired oilfield worker and a member of the Church of Christ.
He served as constable of Dobbin for many years.

Survivors include one son, David B. Stovall, of Houston; one daughter, Mrs. C. C. Clark, Sr. of Humble; two brothers, B. J. Stovall, of Houston, D. C. Stovall of Cuero; two sisters, Mrs. Emma Madry, of Big Springs; ;Mrs. Gertrude Morris, of Richards; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.




55 Vinca Street
Freeport, Texas
Aug 11, 1963
Funeral services for Mr. Samuel Watson Stovall, age 79, of 55 Vinca Street, Freeport, Texas were held at 5:00 p.m. Sunday, August 11, 1963 at the Union Grove Baptist Church, Rev. G. M. Coe officiated with interment in the Union Grove (Pool) Cemetery, Metcalf Funeral Directors in charge.
Mr. Stovall was a native of Longstreet Community, being born there February 10, 1884, and had been a long time resident of Richards, living in both Walker and Montgomery Counties for many years.  Mr. Stovall was employed as a bookkeeper in various parts of East Texas and moved to Lake Jackson about six years ago.  Mr. Stovall passed away at the Golden Years Nursing Home at Lake Jackson following a lengthy illness.  His death occurred early Saturday morning, August 10, 1963.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Margaret Eleanor Stovall, of Lake Jackson; two sons, Sam W. Stovall of Lake Jackson; Joseph H. Stovall of Houston and eight grandchildren.




Richards, Texas
William E. Stovall passed away Friday, June 12, 1964 in a Houston Hospital.  He was born in Montgomery county, near Richards, Texas, June 19, 1883 and would have been 81 years old Friday.
He was a retired farmer and was a life long resident of Montgomery County until seven years ago when he moved to Houston, making his home in Galena Park.
Mr. Stovall was a member of the Union Grove Baptist Church, was a member of the W.O.W., member of the Masonic Lodge No. 1116 A. F. & A. M. at Richards, Texas.
Funeral services were conducted at union Grove Baptist Church at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. Jimmie Jones officiating.  Interment was in Union Grove (POOL)  Cemetery under the auspices of Masonic Lodge.
Surviving Mr. Stovall are: Mrs. Esther Lee Sims, Galena Park, Texas; Mrs. Valerie Peel, Montgomery; Mrs. Frankie Stevens, Mrs. Jimmie Stulken, Clifford C. Stovall and Charles L. Stovall, all of Houston, 14 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and a number of other relatives.
Cashner Funeral Home             September 6, 2002
Funeral services for Willie Lee "Sally" Turner, 77, of Conroe, Texas, will be held Saturday, Sept. 7, 2002 at 10 a.m. in Cashner Colonial Chapel.  Interment will follow in Union Grove (Pool) Cemetery with Cashner Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.  Visitation will be Thursday, Sept. 6, 2002, from 5 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.  Mrs. Turner was born Feb 16, 1925, in Elminah, Texas and passed away Sept. 4. 2002 in Conroe, Texas.  William N. "Bill" Turner, her husband, Billie Ann Turner, her daughter, and Jimmy Ray Turner, her son, and two grandchildren preceded her in death.  Survivors include daughter, Sarah Williamson of Conroe, Texas; sons and daughters-in-law, William L. "Bill" and Velma Turner of Conroe, Texas and Norris Edward and Gail Turner of Goliad, Texas; brother, Morgan Robert Lewis of Mineola, Texas.  Eighteen grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends also survive.  Pallbearers will be Billy Turner, Will Turner, Omar Massey, Sam Barnett Jr., Gene Buley, and Denis Denam.

Funeral services for William "Bill" Turner, 82, of Conroe, will be held Friday, May 2, 1997, at 2 P.M. in Cashner Colonial Chapel with the Rev. Charles Fannin and the Rev. Tony Moye officiating.  Interment will follow in Pool/Union Grove Cemetery outside of Richard, Texas.  Visitation will be from 10 A.M. to 9 P.M. Thursday at the funeral home with the family receiving friends from 2 P.M. to 4 P.M. and 6 P.M. to 9 P.M.  Mr. Turner was born Jan. 8, 1915, in Montgomery and passed away April 28, 1997, in Conroe.  He was a member of the International Association of Machinists, Fraternal Order of the Eagles and the National Rifle Association.  Preceded in death by three children: Dolly Turner, Billie Ann Turner and Jimmy Ray Turner.  Survivors: his wife, Willie Lee "Sally" Turner, whom he married on June 13, 1938; children, William L. "Bill" Turner of Willis, Norris Edward "Ed" Turner of Beeville and Sue Massey Williamson of Conroe; mother, Mrs. Rosie Turner of Conroe; sisters and brothers-in-law, Lula and Curtis Quarles of Conroe and Mae and M.H. Brown of Conroe.  Twenty eight grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews also survive.
Notes:  Wife was the former Willie Lee Lewis.  Roosie Turner was Step-mother. Any information on the daughter, Dolly Turner is appreciated.

My great grandfather
Conroe Courier
]January 5, 1939
William C. Turner passed away Tuesday, January 3, at the home of his son near Conroe.  He was almost eighty years old and had lived in Montgomery County forty years.  For the past three years he had lived with his son, W. E. Turner
Surviving him are one daughter, Mrs. Ola Long of Pelly, Texas; four sons, J. S. of Huntsville,  Lou of Montgomery, W. E. of Conroe and W. M. Turner of Poteau, Oklahoma; eighteen grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren.
A short service was held at the Wahrenberger Funeral Chapel before going to Union Grove, where he was buried in the Pool cemetery at 2:00 o'clock, Wednesday.
The Rev Thomas A. Gray conducted the services.
Notes:  William Cecil Turner was my great grandfather.  He was born 1859 in Trinity County, Texas.  His death certificate gives his parents names as Samuel Turner and Emily Midkiff Turner. In 1881 he married Emily Jane Hemphill, who preceded him in death in 1935.

My great grandmother
Conroe Courier
Conroe, Texas
Friday, April 5, 1935
Sunday night, March 24, 1935, at 10:20 o'clock, God called to rest Mrs. W. C. Turner.  She had been ill for several weeks at the home of her son, J. S. Turner.
She leaves to mourn her absence, a husband, W. C. Turner, Conroe, four sons, J. S. of Richards; Lou of Montgomery; W. E. of Conroe; Wesley of Poteau, Oklahoma; and one daughter, Mrs. J. W. Long of Pelly; eighteen grandchildren and ten great grandchildren.
Emily Jane Hemphill was born Sep. 15, 1855 in Ashley County, Mississippi.  She married W. C. Turner Feb 14, 1871.  To this union were born seven children, five of whom still survive.
"Grandma Turner" as she was affectionately called by so many people, spent most of her life in Montgomery County.  She was a devoted wife, gentle, loving mother and was loved by all those having had the pleasure of knowing her. 
When quite young, she was converted , and united with the Baptist church, and remained a staunch Christian until the time of her death.
She was buried Monday, March 25, at 3 o'clock in the Pool's cemetery with Rev. J. T. Luper officiating.  Active pallbearers were grandsons and their close friends.  A Friend
Notes:  Emily Jane Hemphill Turner was my great-grandmother.
Corrections to her obituary are: son Lou was  LUTHER ISAAC TURNER  he went by LUE Turner all his life.  Emily Jane and William Cecil Turner were married 14 February 1881 in Angelina County, Texas.  I have a copy of their marriage license. Emily Jane was born in Louisville, Winston County, Mississippi and died in Walker County, Texas.  Pool Cemetery is in Montgomery County by Union Grove Baptist Church of which Emily Jane was a member.


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