Capps Memorial Chapel

Wed
18
Apr

Charles Ritchey

Charles Ritchey

Charles Ritchey

September 13, 1935

April 13, 2018

Thu
23
Jun

Mildred Ward

Mildred Ward

Mildred Ward
December 28, 1932
June 19, 2016
After a long illness, Mildred Ward went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 19, in Fairfield. Services were held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 22, at Capps Memorial Chapel with Rev. Don Stanaland officiating. Interment followed at Lake Chapel Cemetery. Mrs. Ward was born December 28, 1932, in Bedias, to parents Pierce O. and Mildred Bradbury Williamson; she attended Carl Wunsche High School in Spring. On August 5, 1950 she married Fairfield native Billy Jack (Bill) Ward where they celebrated God’s covenant for almost 66 years. Much of this time they lived in Houston where they raised two sons, John F. Ward, of Houston, and Jesse Alan Ward. In 1981 she and Bill retired and returned home to Fairfield. Mildred, or Aunt Mickie as she was known by so many of her nieces and nephews, was a devoted wife, mother, aunt, cook, and homemaker.

Wed
08
Jun

Janie Prestridge

Janie Prestridge

Janie Newman Prestridge, 64, of Fairfield, left this world to take her place in Heaven on Tuesday, May 31. Visitation was from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, June 12, at Capps Memorial Chapel. A memorial service followed at 2 p.m. with Mr. Mike Prude officiating. Janie was born February 10, 1952, in Fairfield, to parents Dawson and Dorothy Davis Newman. She was a graduate of Neches High School. She was employed at Fairfield Hospital, ETMC-Fairfield and ETMC-Athens for over 30 years. Her greatest joy in life was spending time and playing with her great nephew and great-nieces, Alan, Christal, and Brandy Neal. Although she had no children of her own, she loved kids and they loved her. Two that was very special to her, then and now, Kevin and Brandon Fincher. She is preceded in death by: her grandparents, Will and Ellen Davis; Sterling and Agnes Newman; her father, Dawson Newman; a brother, Alan Petri; a brother-in-law, Gus Steiner; an infant brother; and a niece Brett Steiner.

Wed
08
Jun

Janice Poynor

Janice Poynor

Janice Poynor, 68, of Fairfield, passed away Wednesday, June 1, in Fairfield. Memorial services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, June 6, at Round Prairie Baptist Church with Rev. Chris George and Rev. Ed Ridge officiating. Mrs. Poynor was born August 8, 1947, in San Angelo, to parents Elgie and Flora Virginia Millsap Hilliard. She had been a resident of Fairfield since 2002 moving from Texas City. For a number of years prior to living in Texas City she lived in California. Janice and her husband, Robert, were married on July 18, 1989, in Texas City. She was a member of Round Prairie Baptist Church and a member of Walk to Emaus.

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Wed
01
Jun

Laverne Winstead

Laverne Winstead

Laverne Winstead, 68, of Fairfield, passed away Monday, May 30, in Fairfield. Graveside services were held at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 2, at Russell Cemetery near Jewett with Bro. Don Thornton officiating.
Laverne was born September 10, 1947, in Jewett, to parents William (Billy) and Nora Altha Taylor Durant.

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