Obituaries

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MARTHA MCADAMS CADE FETTERMAN

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Martha McAdams Cade Fetterman (95), died December 10, 2020 in Helotes, Bexar County, Texas. She was born December 3, 1925 in Huntsville, Walker County, Texas to William Floyd McAdams and wife, Bethel Cook McAdams. A graduate of Sam Houston University, she taught business subjects at La Porte High School for 30 years. Martha lived 40 years in Clear Lake City and was a member of House of Prayer Lutheran Church and a past matron of the La Porte Order of the Eastern Star. She was a member of The Ladies Reading Club of La Porte and a life member of the San Jacinto District of the Texas Federation of Women’s Clubs. She actively pursued a hobby of genealogy and was a member of the Captain John McAdams Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Bluebonnet Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas. In later life, Martha moved to Kingwood, Texas, and became a member of the Kingwood Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Raymond Fetterman, Sr. She is survived by her daughter Ellen Cade Edwards and husband Eddy Edwards, her son Edward Jackson Cade, Jr. and wife Paula Whitney Cade, her daughter Terri Fetterman Harrell and husband James Harrell; grandchildren Cade Seimers, Laurie Collins, Lloyd Edwards, Amy Cade Mantooth, Alan Cade, Cody Harrell, and Kathryn Harrell Slosarek; great grandchildren Allison, Ashlynn, Kevin, Kaiden, and Noah Mantooth, Bodhi and Jaxon Collins, and Mabel Slosarek.
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BILLIE CULP

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Billie Culp, 89, of Madisonville, Texas, passed away January 5, 2021 at his home in Madisonville. Funeral services were held 4 P.M., Sunday, January 10, 2021 at Madisonville Funeral Home, Madisonville, Texas with Jon Stevens officiating. Interment followed in High Prairie Cemetery.
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RONALD PONTIUS

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Ronald Pontius, 74, of Madisonville, Texas passed away December 6, 2020 in Madisonville. He was born December 1945 innac, Michigan to parents, Elmer & Aileen Grace (Endleman) Pontius. He grew up in Mission, Texas where he also graduated from high school. Ronald attended the University of Texas at Pan American where he received both his Bachelors and Master’s degrees. He also served his country in the U.S. Air Force.
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WOODROW RENFRO

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Funeral services for Woodrow E. Renfro, 92, of Houston, were held 2 P.M., Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at the Madisonville Funeral Home, Madisonville, Texas Bro. Carl Williamson and burial followed in Jozye Cemetery.
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PEARLINE WHEATON JOHNSON

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On February 9, 1945, Jimmy & Nannie Wheaton gave birth to a beautiful baby girl whom they named Pearline. Pearline accepted Christ at an early age at the Little Rock Baptist Church. She later joined twelve others as they became the founders of Lakeview Baptist Church in Madisonville, Texas. Pearline married Rufus Johnson and with this union came three children. Pearline worked at Reed’s Department Store for over thirty years until they closed their doors. She then worked at D&J Storage for ten, plus years. Pearline was very active at her church and in her community. She served on various boards, such as, City Council, CPS, Son Shine Center, West End Cemetery, NAACP and many more.
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ELOISE KING

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Eloise King passed away on December 31, 2020 at the age of eightyeight after a years long battle with dementia and is now reunited with her husband of forty-two years, Bobby Jack King. Born to Pierce and Lena Walker in Madisonville, Texas on May 2, 1932, Eloise later spent most of her adult life in Houston, Texas.
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Jerry Tim Sigford, Sr.

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Funeral services for Jerry Sigford, 77, were held 2 P.M., Monday, December 14, 2020 at Walters Funeral Home, Centerville, Texas. Bro. Bo Gunnels and Bro. Jim Bob Gunnels officiated the service. Interment followed in New Salem Cemetery in the Centerview Community of Leon County, Texas.