Places

  • Conroe is also known as: Montgomery County / Conroe city.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Rock Cartwright (american football player), Annette Gordon-Reed (author and professor), Brandon Allen (baseball player), Andrew Cashner (baseball player), Kevin Slowey (baseball player), Matt Lepsis (american football player), and Kyle Bennett (professional road racing cyclist).

  • Obituaries for residents might be found in these newspapers: Public News.

History

Conroe is the seat of Montgomery County and falls within the Houston–Sugar Land–Baytown metropolitan area. It is located about 40 miles (64 km) north of Houston. The city is named after northern born, Southern Cavalry officer, and Houston lumberman Isaac Conroe. Conroe founded a sawmill there in 1881. The city originally gained in wealth due to the lumber and oil industries. Originally named "Conroe's Switch", the area saw an influx of residents in the late 19th century due to the lumber demands on the piney wood forest of the area. During the 1930s, due to oil profits, the city boasted more millionaires per capita than any other US city, though only for a brief period of time. Elvis Presley performed at the High School football field on August 24, 1955. Also Los Tigres del Norte performed at the Crighton Theatre in 2009. After the construction of Interstate 45, many Houstonians began to settle communities around Conroe. Within the first decade of the 21st century the city attracted a great deal of new residents from the Houston area. Renée C. Lee said that Conroe around 2002 was a "a sleepy,...

The official website for the city of Conroe is http://www.cityofconroe.org/.

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Conroe Obituaries

It was revealed on May 16th, 2016 that Ronald G Pryde perished in Conroe, Texas.  Pryde was 82 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Ronald G's life.

It was disclosed by Texarkana Gazette on March 16th, 2016 that Alice Hope Yeager (Brantley) died in Conroe, Texas.  Ms. Yeager was 94 years old and was born in Ellet, OH.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Alice Hope's life.

It was disclosed on March 12th, 2016 that Monte K Olson died in Conroe, Texas.  Olson was 53 years old and was born in McGregor, ND.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Monte K's life.

It was reported by Texarkana Gazette on January 22nd, 2016 that Virginia Irene Dempsey passed on in Conroe, Texas.  Dempsey was 90 years old and was born in Durant, OK.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Virginia Irene's life.

It was disclosed by Texarkana Gazette on January 22nd, 2016 that Virginia Irene Dempsey perished in Conroe, Texas.  Dempsey was 90 years old and was born in Durant, OK.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Virginia Irene's life.

It was reported by Texarkana Gazette on January 22nd, 2016 that Virginia Irene Dempsey perished in Conroe, Texas.  Dempsey was 90 years old and was born in Durant, OK.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Virginia Irene's life.

It was noted on March 8th, 2015 that Elizabeth J "Betty" Ishop (Pogue) passed on in Conroe, Texas.  Ms. Ishop was 78 years old and was born in Louisiana, MO.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Elizabeth J "Betty"'s life.

It was disclosed on March 7th, 2015 that Elizabeth J "Betty" Bishop (Pogue) passed away in Conroe, Texas.  Ms. Bishop was 78 years old and was born in Louisiana, MO.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Elizabeth J "Betty"'s life.

It was disclosed by Arkansas Democrat/Gazette on February 11th, 2015 that Emory Lowell Rogers died in Fayetteville, Arkansas.  Rogers was 77 years old and was born in Conroe, TX.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Emory Lowell's life.

It was reported on January 30th, 2015 that Richard Dwane Walter died in Conroe, Texas.  Walter was 82 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Richard Dwane's life.

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Cashner Funeral Home & Cemeteries
5423 21st Ave Ne
Conroe, WA 98185
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Forest Park the Woodlands Funeral Home
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Conroe, WA 98185

Conroe Cemetery News

Conroe community volunteer Mary Spencer
She was well-known all over the state of Texas, no doubt about that," said E.S. "Stew ... she was buried next to her late husband at Conroe Memorial Cemetery. She is survived by her three children, nine grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
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Obituary: Francine Cormack Roach
She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Jimmy Ray Roach; a daughter, Annette Felts of Hazen; a son, Danny Ray Roach of Sherwood; three grandchildren; two brothers, Larry Cormack of Conroe, Texas and James ... be at Lakeside Cemetery in Des Arc.
http://thecabin.net/news/obituaries/2010-11-04/obituary-francine-cormack-roach

The Honorable John R. Heckford
25 grandchildren; and eleven great-grandchildren; sister, Janice Randall of Conroe, Texas; and many other loved relatives and friends. A graveside service with Toby Counts officiating was held on October 23, 2010 at the family cemetery, located in Elk ...
http://bdtonline.com/obituaries/x603540982/The-Honorable-John-R-Heckford

Death notices, 10/29
JUNCTION - Texas Rose "Terry" Nixon, 84, died Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010, in a Fredericksburg hospital. Graveside service is at 2 p.m. today in Junction City Cemetery ... Therisa Massey of Conroe and Craig Neffendorf of Blanco; and sisters Betty Stevenson of ...
http://www.gosanangelo.com/news/2010/oct/28/death-notices-1029/

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