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2009-10-01 / Obituaries

Myrtle E. Rolan Jones

January 26, 1928 - September 21, 2009

Services for Myrtle E. Rolan Jones 81 of Caldwell were held on Saturday, September 26, 2009 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home. Burial was in the Salty Cemetery near Thorndale with Minister John Boydston officiating.

Myrtle was born January 26, 1928 in Brady, Texas to James Buchanan and Nettie Eugene (Wilson) Rolan. She was raised in Rockdale until the family moved to Houston in 1932. She has lived the past 12 years in Caldwell. She enjoyed dancing.

Myrtle worked as a bookkeeper for Ridgeway Office Supply and later C.E. Glass, both of Houston. She was a homemaker.

Myrtle passed away Monday morning, September 21, 2009 in the Dubuis Hospital of Bryan, reaching the age of 81. She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Willie Raymond Rolan and Ernest Manuel Rolan.

Surviving: Husband, Ray Blackmon of Caldwell. Daughters, Joyce Wyatt of Brenham and Janice Negrete of Spring. Brother, James "Jimmy" Rolan of Kingsland. 4 grandchildren, Mark Wyatt, Amy Davis, Kerry Negrete and Ben Negrete. 5 great grandchildren, Brayden Negrete, Rosalyn Wyatt, Madalynn Davis, Calvin Davis and Kaitlyn Marinez.

Memorials to; American Diabetes Association, P.O. ox 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312.

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