Places

  • Texas City is also known as: Galveston County / Texas City city.

Facts

  • Texas City has been featured in films like: Powder (1995).

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Stone Phillips (tv journalist and journalist), Jeff Gray (baseball player), Nichole Cordova (singer and dancer), E. J. Whitley (american football player), Claude Terrell (american football player), Wes Hamilton (american football player), and Ben Emanuel (american football player).

  • Obituaries for residents might be found in these newspapers: Texas City Post.

History

Located on the southwest shoreline of Galveston Bay, Texas City is a busy deepwater port on Texas' Gulf Coast, as well as a petroleum refining and petrochemical manufacturing center. The population was 45,099 at the 2010 census, making it the third-largest city in Galveston County, behind League City and Galveston. The city is notable as the site of a major explosion in 1947 that demolished the port and nearly destroyed the city. Three duck hunters in 1891 noted that a location along Galveston Bay, known locally as Shoal Point, had the potential to become a major port. Shoal Point had existed since the 1830s, when veterans of the Texas Revolution were awarded land for their services. The name was applied to the community when a post office opened in 1878. The duck hunters were three brothers from Duluth, Minnesota named Benjamin, Henry and Jacob Myers. After they returned to Duluth, they formed the Myers Brothers syndicate, convinced other investors to put up money to buy 10,000 acres of Galveston Bay Frontage,...

The official website for the city of Texas City is http://www.texas-city-tx.org/.

There are currently 4 funeral home listings for the city of Texas City, Texas.

Texas City Obituaries

It was reported on March 1st, 2016 that Roger M "Pappy" Brown passed away in Texas City, Texas.  Brown was 95 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Roger M "Pappy"'s life.

It was revealed by Tampa Tribune on October 22nd, 2015 that Retha F Miss Sapp passed away in Lake Placid, Florida.  Sapp was 95 years old and was born in Texas City, TX.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Retha F Miss's life.

It was noted by Neodesha Derrick on July 24th, 2014 that Debbie Michele Pruitt passed away in Indpendence, Kansas.  Pruitt was 42 years old and was born in Texas City, TX.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Debbie Michele's life.

It was noted by The Lufkin Daily News on July 2nd, 2014 that Jessica Lajean Alberson (Casper) passed away in Texas City, Texas.  Ms. Alberson was 25 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Jessica Lajean's life.

It was written by The Lufkin Daily News on July 1st, 2014 that Faye Sullivan (McBee) passed on in Texas City, Texas.  Ms. Sullivan was 91 years old and was born in Cove, AR.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Faye's life.

It was revealed on September 26th, 2013 that Edythe S MacK passed away in Texas City, Texas.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Edythe S's life.

It was disclosed by Flint Journal on September 2nd, 2013 that Thomas Ared Jr Bennett died in Michigan.  Bennett was 98 years old and was born in Texas City, TX.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Thomas Ared Jr's life.

It was reported by The Lufkin Daily News on August 27th, 2013 that Barbara M Honeycutt passed on in Texas City, Texas.  Honeycutt was 64 years old and was born in Springfield, IL.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Barbara M's life.

It was reported on April 28th, 2013 that Marie Jones (Henderson) passed on in Texas City, Texas.  Ms. Jones was 86 years old and was born in Walters, OK.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Marie's life.

It was noted by Odessa American on February 24th, 2013 that Martha Jane Moore (Maples) passed away in Texas City, Texas.  Ms. Moore was 55 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Martha Jane's life.

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All Funeral Homes in Texas City

Carnes Funeral Home

Carnes Funeral Home is dedicated to providing thoughtful and personalized services.  We respect your wishes and take all the details into account for you. 

Compean Funeral Home

Greg Compean founded the company in 1997 to provide a friendly, affordable funeral home that meets the needs of Houston’s diverse population. He and his family continue to own and operate the company, which welcomes thousands of Houstonians...

Crowder Funeral Home

Crowder Funeral Homes are family owned and operated. James C. Crowder Sr. and his wife Ann Crowder founded the Crowder Funeral Home in La Marque in 1959. The Funeral Home quickly began to expand along with the Crowder family. We now have five...

Grand View Funeral Home

Grand View Memorial Park and Bethany Cemetery has served area residents since 1952. In 1996, Grand View Funeral Home opened, offering the convenience of a funeral home and cemetery all at one location. Stately oak trees and many secular and...

Hayes Funeral Home

Hayes Funeral Home has been owned and operated by the Hayes family since 1972.
We serve the communities of Galveston, Brazoria, and Harris counties.

J Levy & Termini Funeral Home

As the oldest funeral home in Texas, established in 1868 by Joseph and Benjamin Levy, we proudly carry on the tradition of creating a meaningful funeral service that celebrates and honors the memory of your loved one with dignity and respect.

James Crowder Funeral Homes

James Crowder Funeral Homes are family owned and operated, established in 1959, we have been serving families for over 50 years. We have an experienced staff of funeral directors who are devoted to helping you honor the memory of your loved ones.

Navarre Funeral Home Incorporated

At Navarre Funeral Home & Cremation Services, we want to be familiar faces when you are in need of personalized funeral service. As a funeral home that has been serving Baytown and the surrounding area since 1923, first as Paul U. Lee Funeral...

Pasadena Funeral Chapel

Since 1968, Pasadena Funeral Chapel has served the communities of Pasadena and neighboring Deer Park. Families come first with us. Our professional staff is always on hand to listen and help you during your time of need. Whether you prefer...

Resurrection Cemetery

Our professional staff welcomes you to the warm and friendly atmosphere of South Park Funeral Home, which has been serving the community since 1970. We’re here to listen and provide options to meet your needs. Whether you prefer cremation with...

Scott Funeral Home

W elcome to the Scott Funeral Home website. We are the only family-owned and operated funeral home in Alvin, Texas.Our professional and caring staff takes pride in providing high quality and affordable funeral services that meet the special needs...

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Augustus Funeral Home
5423 21st Ave Ne
Texas City, WA 98185
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Bay Area Funeral Parlor
5423 21st Ave Ne
Texas City, WA 98185
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Carnes Funeral Home
5423 21st Ave Ne
Texas City, WA 98185
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Emken Linton Funeral Home
5423 21st Ave Ne
Texas City, WA 98185

Texas City Funeral Home News

Texas Marine dies defending his wife in French Quarter
A Marine from Texas survived combat in Iraq only to be murdered in the ... will meet her for the first time only now, as a military funeral is planned for Corpus Christi, she said. She said her brother was changed by his military service, and confided that ...
http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/nation/7274268.html

Verdual W. Hamlin Jr.: Helping was second nature to funeral director
More than once, Verdual Hamlin called his partner Art Hilbish, of Hamlin & Hilbish Funerals and Cremations in Tavares, to let him know he would be late getting back to the office after a funeral ... which the family drove to Texas and Mexico then ...
http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/os-obit-hamlin-110210-20101101,0,476809.story

Deborah Fleck: City steps up to honor soldier killed in Afghanistan
And as people saw the military funeral procession ... Cannaday touted the city's workforce. "We have more jobs than people," she said about Irving. "And we are the third- largest employment center in North Texas." Oracle's Paulino also said a few words.
http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/news/localnews/stories/DN-wesfleckcol_31wes.ART.West.Edition1.33d2af3.html

Finding way through island's city of the dead, an artist and a family search for answers
A refrigerated truck from the city morgue follows Fordham Street to its stump ... who lives in the Houston suburb of Richmond, Texas. "My goal was to sit down face-to-face with my father one time and have him acknowledge me." More searching revealed his ...
http://www.startribune.com/nation/106394798.html

Ex-Belle Isle mayor valued city's charm
had to fight to keep Belle Isle its own city. Annexation into Orlando had been discussed ... brought Hand, his wife, and their three children from Texas to Florida. He worked for the company, which later became Lockheed Martin Corp.
http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/local/orange/os-obituary-william-carl-hand-20101028,0,6929578.story

Engulfed by the city, a family cemetery endures
A handful of gravestones fill the Bohls Cemetery, which sits in the middle of an H-E-B parking lot at Bee Cave Road and Texas 71. Each one has a story ... in the Austin area and left their mark on the city. John W. Hargis Hall on UT's Little Campus is ...
http://www.statesman.com/news/local/engulfed-by-the-city-a-family-cemetery-endures-1009368.html?srcTrk=RTR_781143

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Carnes Funeral Home
Carnes Funeral Home is centrally located in Galveston County, serving the communities of Texas City, La Marque, Santa Fe, Dickinson, Hitchcock, and the surrounding areas.
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Baker Funeral Homes : West Columbia, Texas (TX)
Baker Funeral Homes provides complete funeral services to the local community.
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Houston Funeral Service Homes | Obituaries
Houston funeral service homes offer obituaries online. Condolences to one of our families can be emailed. ... away October 29, 2010, at Mainland Medical Center, Texas City, TX. ...
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