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OBITUARIES 
Bettie Gassiot-Cannon Nola Hazel Gassiot
Carl Edwin Gassiott Rebecca Ann Gassiot-Marie
Elbert Vallie Gassiot Sarah Elsie Gassiot
Evan S. Gassiott Slathern Easton "Bill" Gassiot
Billy Joe Gassiott Vinnie M. Gassiot
Gene Edward Gassiott William A. [Bill] Gassiott
Jo Ella Turner-Gassiott William Leland Gassiott
Mrs. Joseph Edward [Rosa Mae Sandiford] Gassiott William Zan “Bill” Gassiot
Mrs. Joseph Samuel [Emma Elizabeth Billington] Gassiott Leon C. Hogg
Leon  Edward Gassiot Mahala Gassiot-McMean
Lucille L. Gassiot Nathaniel Green Sandiford
Nelma Katherine Gassiot Louid Jack Turner
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Bettie Gassiot-Cannon
April 18, 1914 — June 1, 2001

Source: The Bryan-Collge Station Eagle http://www.theeagle.com/region/records/obituaries/june01obits/060401obits.htm

HEARNE — Services for Bettie Gassiot Cannon, 87, of Baytown, Texas, are set for 10 a.m. Tuesday at the First Baptist Church in Calvert. The Revs. Jimmy Clark and Jeff Riley will officiate. Burial will be in Little Mississippi Cemetery near Franklin. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at Memorial Funeral Home in Hearne.

Mrs. Cannon died Friday at her home. She was born in Polk County, Texas.

Survivors include a son, Claude F. Cannon III of Uvalde; three daughters, Jacqueline E. Day of Midway, Utah, Claudia I. Baker of Houston, and Shirley A. Webb of Baytown; a brother, Vallie Elbert Gassiot Jr. of Lampasas, Texas; a sister, Cecilia Herring of Houston; 11 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bridgehaven Hospice, 2802 Garth Road No. 209, Baytown, Texas 77521.




WILLIAM ZAN ‘BILL’ GASSIOT
 May 18, 1927-May 15, 2002

Source: San Angelo Standard-Times

 William Zan “Bill” Gassiot, 74, of San Angelo was a  husband, father, grandfather, World War II veteran,
 farmer and rancher. He touched the lives of many  people as he served in these roles.  Bill passed away quietly on Wednesday, May 15,  2002. He was born May 18, 1927, to Reed and  Hallie McElreath Gassiot in Coleman.

 He is survived by his wife, Bettie; his three children,  Vicki Gassiot Ford and her husband, Bill, Michael
 Dwaine Gassiot and his wife, Susan, and Billy Don  Gassiot and his wife, Jean Ann, all of San Angelo;
 his grandchildren, Rode and Kris Biggs, Eve and  Will Ford and Zan and Heath Gassiot; brother, Jerry
 Gassiot of Montrose, Colo.; and sister, Johanne  Shipman of Arlington.

 Bill served in the United States Navy during World  War II. He attended Tarleton State and graduated
 from Hardin Simmons University in 1950. He taught math and was a coach in Divide. Bill married Bettie
 Calley on Aug. 5, 1951, and they moved to San Angelo. Bill owned and operated Bill’s Auto Sales.
 In 1977, Bill became an employee of Jim Bass Ford where he served in managerial positions until retiring
 in 1999.

 Bill loved hunting, farming and ranching. He was  co-owner of Crows Nest Ranch with Jim Bass. Bill
 was recognized as Resident Conservation Rancher of Region II in 1999. He felt very deeply about
 water conservation and was involved in mesquite and cedar control.

 He was ordained as a deacon in 1956. Bill was a member of Glen Meadows Baptist Church.  The family requests that memorials be made to Glen Meadows Baptist Church Building Fund or a favorite charity.

 The funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, May 17, at Glen Meadows Baptist Church with the Brother
 Mills Caraway officiating. Graveside service will follow in Lawnhaven Memorial Gardens.

 Pallbearers will be John Bass, Kenneth Hayes, Charles Jackson, Pat Jackson, Al Moreland, Bill Perry, Billy Lewis Sawyer and Duane Sisson.  Honorary pallbearers will be Jim Bass and Bobby York.

Johnson’s Funeral Home


Carl Edwin Gassiott

Source: www.americanmemorials.com

CARL EDWIN GASSIOTT, 94, passed away March 5, 2002. Born in Groveton, TX, he was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Ernest and Elmer, and brother-in-law Rev. J.D. Herrington. Carl graduated from Trinity High School, received his B.S. from Sam Houston State Teachers College and his Masters from the University of Houston. After teaching and coaching at Lovelady High School, he went to work for Humble Oil and Refining Company in Baytown. Carl volunteered to serve his country in World War II and served in the U.S. Army, 90th Infantry Division. He was involved in the campaigns of Normandy, Rhineland, Central Europe, Northern France and Ardennes. Carl was awarded a Purple Heart for wounds suffered in action in Germany on January 24, 1945. After the war Carl returned to Houston and retired from Exxon. Carl was a avid outdoorsman who spent some of the happiest days of his life in the piney woods of East Texas squirrel hunting and fishing. He was a life time member of the V.F.W. and a member of First Baptist Church, Heights. He is survived by his loving sisters Estelle Herrington and Aileen Wilkerson and her husband Harmon of Houston, sister-in-law Maurine Gassiott of Woodville and nephews and nieces E.W. Gassiott, Jr. and wife Rochelle, Bob and Jim Gassiott, Jimmy Wilkerson and wife Patricia, Cody and Katie Wilkerson and Judy Britt and husband Tommy, Becky and Travis Britt. Funeral Services are at Heights Chapel, Saturday March 9th at 1:00 P.M., Rev. Arless Fuller officiating. Interment in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Trinity, Texas. For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church Heights or to a charity of your choice.

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Elbert Vallie Gassiot
Jan. 12, 1918 - May 29, 2003

Source: Lampasas Dispatch Record
http://www.lampasasdispatchrecord.com/obits9.shtml

Elbert Vallie Gassiot, 85, of Lampasas died , at Lampasas Nursing & Rehab.
Funeral services are June 6 at 6 p.m. at Briggs-Gamel-Wilcox Funeral Home Chapel with Claude Frank Cannon officiating. Visitation will follow the service until 8 p.m.
Burial will be at Center Grove Cemetery at Livingston.
Mr. Gassiot was born Jan. 12, 1918, in Polk County, to Vallie Elbert and Betty Carroll Gassiot.
He married Dorothy Havins in 1941 in San Angelo.
Mr. Gassiot was a cabinet maker. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army during World War II and was stationed in North Africa. He earned a Purple Heart.
He worked in the CCC Camp in the late 1930s.
Mr. Gassiot was a member of the American Legion. He was a writer and had almost completed a book.
He was a Baptist and had lived most of his life in Lampasas.
Survivors include a sister, Cecilia Herring, of Riverside, Calif.; and numerous nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife on Jan. 27, 1999; by two brothers, Carroll Gassiot and Evan Gassiot; and by four sisters, Vaudie Weeks, Eunice Bower, Betty Cannon and Birdie Rivers.
The family requests memorials be made to the Lampasas Public Library.
Arrangements by Briggs-Gamel-Wilcox Funeral Directors of Lampasas.

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Evan S. Gassiott

Found in a sign in log for the 1989-90 Gassiot Reunion. It was laminated and can be returned to the owner.
Source: Unknown
Date:     about 6/7 1986
Died:    05 Nov. 1986
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Evan S. Gassiott, 64, of 515 Crescent St. in Bryan [Texas] died Wednesday in San Antonio.

The Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. tomorrow at Hillier Funeral Home with the Rev. David Murphy of Calvary Baptist Church officiating. A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. tomorrow at Center Grove Cemetery near Livingston [Polk Co., Texas].

Gassiott, born in Ollie, Had been a Bryan resident 20 years. He was self-employed as a general contractor in Bryan. Gassiot was a corporal in the Army during World War II, and a member of Adamsville Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Lucille Gassiot of Bryan; two sons, Bill Gassiot of Austin and Bob Gassiot of College Station; a daughter, Judy Denton of Austin; a brother Albert V. Gassiot of Bryan; two sisters, Betty Cannon of Calvert and Cecilia of Groveton; and Five grandchildren. Gale Gassiot of Austin and Jan Gassiot, both of college Station, are his daughters-in-law; Tom Denton of Austin is his son -in-law.
 

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Jo Ella Turner-Gassiott

Source: Lucille Hale   from a news paper clipping in the Beaumont Enterprise  .
Picture of clipping

    Jo Ella Gassiott, 72, of Port Neches, Texas passed away on July 17, 2003 at her residence.

    Mrs. Gassiott was a native of Glenmora, Louisiana, but lived in the Port Neches Groves area for the past 48 years as a homemaker. She was a member of [the] First Baptist Church in Port Neches.

    Services will be held on Saturday, July 19, 2003, at 11:00 a.m. at Ardion Funeral Home Chapel in Glenmora, Louisiana.  Burial will follow to Glenmora Cemetery in Glenmora, Louisiana. Visitation will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 19, 2003, at 11:00 a.m. at Ardion Funeral Home.  Visitation will also be held on Friday, July 18, 2003, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Grammier-Oberle Funeral Home in Port Aurthur, Texas.

    She is survived by her mother, Gertrude Turner of Sulphur, Louisiana: sons, William "Bill" Gassiott of Cypress, Texas, Tom Gassiott of Spring, Texas, David Gassiott of Houston, Texas, and Tim Gassiott of Port Neches [Texas]; daughter, Becky [Gassiott-]Blanchet of Port Aurthur, Texas; 20 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.

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Final Rites For Mrs. J. E. [Rosa Mae Sandiford] Gassiott Held Here March 2  Link
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Last Rites For Mrs. J. S. [Emma Elizabeth Billington] Gassiott Will Be Held Friday Link
Funeral Services For Mrs. Gassiott [Emma Elizabeth Billington] This Afternoon  Link
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Billy Joe Gassiott Victim of Drowning Sunday Afternoon 10 April 1938  Link
Billie Joe Gassiott Drowns At Tremont LinkNews Article   Photo Gravesite Photo
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Last Rites Held For Gene Edward Gassiott Tuesday  Link
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Leon  Edward Gassiot

Source: The New Orleans Times-Picayune, January 13, 1994

Leon [Edward] Gassiot, a gardener, died Tuesday at Elmwood Medical Center. He was 84. Mr. Gassiot was born in New Orleans and lived in Jefferson for 46 years. He was a member of the Jefferson Lions Club and Jehovah Witness Kingdom Halls. Survivors include a son, Leon Esmee Gassiot, and two grandchildren. A funeral will be held Friday at 8 a.m. at Tharp-Sontheimer-Tharp Funeral Home, 1600 N. Causeway Blvd. Burial will be private.

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Lucille L. Gassiot
July 9, 1926 — Aug. 26, 2000

Source: The Bryan/College Station Eagle

    Services for Lucille L. Gassiot, 74, of Bryan are set for 10 a.m. Wednesday at Calvary Baptist Church in Bryan.
    The Rev. David Murphy of Calvary Baptist Church will officiate. Burial will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Center Grove Cemetery in Livingston, Texas, with Mr. Claude Cannon Jr. officiating. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Hillier Funeral Home in Bryan and from 9 a.m. to the time of the services Wednesday at the church.
    Mrs. Gassiot died Saturday in Seaton Medical Center in Austin.
    She was born in Brenham and had lived in Bryan for 34 years.
    She was in retail sales for a local department store and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, where she taught the Adult III Ladies Sunday school class. She also volunteered at the Brazos Church Food Pantry.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Evan S. Gassiot .
    Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Bill and Gale Gassiot of Austin and Bob and Thelma Gassiot of Albuquerque, N.M.; a daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Tom Denton of Austin; a brother, Dick Lueckemeyer of Houston; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Laverne and Nolan Hueske of Brenham and Mildred Meyer of Rosenberg, Texas; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
    Memorials may be made to Hospice Austin, 4107 Spicewood Springs, Austin, Texas 78759.
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Nelma Katherine Gassiot
August 2003

Source: Temple Daily Telegram, Temple, Texas
http://www.temple-telegram.com/funerals/fun0802.htm
Obituary Date - Thursday, August 29, 2002

GASSIOT, Nelma Katherine, 53, Troy, 4 p.m., Temple Garden of Memories. Scanio-Harper Funeral Home, Temple, in charge.
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Rebecca Ann Gassiot-Marie
1965-June 5, 2001

Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune    http://www.nola.com/obits/index.ssf?/obituariesstory/obits0615_25.html
Published: 06/15/01

Rebecca Ann Gassiot Marie, a homemaker, died June 5 of undetermined causes in Fouchon. She was 36. Mrs. Marie was born in New Orleans and lived in Des Allemands for the past eight years. She was a graduate of Bonnabel High School, Delgado Community College and the Business Computer Training Institute, Beaverton, Ore. Mrs. Marie was a former employee of Professional Plant Interiors. Survivors include her husband, Shane Matthew Marie; two daughters, Jennifer Carmella Airhart and Shaylin Cecil Marie; a stepson, Shawn Patrick Clauson; her father, Robert R. Gassiot Sr.; her mother, Carmella Gertrude Favalora; a brother, Robert R. Gassiot Jr.; a grandmother, Carmella Gertrude Favalora; and a grandfather, Joe Melacon. A Mass will be said Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 1908 Short St., Kenner. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery.

Source: L'Observateur
MARIE
KENNER - Rebecca Ann Gassiot Marie, 36, a native of New Orleans and resident of Des Allemands
for eight years, died June 5. She was the wife of Shane Marie and mother of Jennifer Airhart
and Shaylin Marie and stepmother of Shawn Clauson.
She was also the daughter of Robert Gassiot Sr. and Carmella Favalora and sister of Robert
Gassiot Jr.
She was also the grandchild of Carmella Favalora and Joe Melacon.
Services are today at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Kenner, with
interment at St. Mary's Cemetery.

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Nola Hazel Gassiot
Jan. 16, 1919 - Nov. 2, 2000

Source: THE POLK COUNTY ENTERPRISE  Sunday, November 5, 2000
Sent by  Beverly Evins; rockinrb@samlink.com

Nola Hazel Gassiot
    Livingston--Funeral services for Nola Hazel Gassiot, 81, were held Saturday, Nov. 4, 2000, from the Cochran Funeral Home Chapel, with Bro. Frank Hood and Bro. Frank Alford officiating.  Interment followed in Jones Prarie Cemetery in Leggett.
    Mrs. Gassiot died Thursday, , in Clear Lake Regional Medical Center in Webster.
    She was born Jan. 16, 1919 in Onalaska, the daughter of Hamilton and Stella Mae Fowler Monroe, both of whom preceded her in death.  She was also preceded in death by three sisters, Pat Billings, Blondell Fawbush, and Tady McIntyre; and brother, Walter Monroe.
    Survivors include her daugthter and son-in-law, Stella and Morris L. Murphy of Houston; son and daughter-in-law, Joe Eugene and Juanita Gassiot; sisters, Annie Watts of Livingston, Oletta Emmons of Livingston  and Freddie Mae Carlton of Roswell, N. M.; granddaughters, Laura A. Murphy of Houston, Deberah Patterson and husband Patrick of Houston, and Ruby M. Gassiot; great-granddaughter, Ashley Patterson of Houston.
    Pallbearers were Oliver Bond, Tommy Watts, Jimmy Monroe, Franklin Fawbush, and Hugh Foreman .


Sarah Elsie Gassiot
1907 est - May 28, 2001

Source: San Angelo Standard-Times

BRADY [Texas] - Sarah Elsie Gassiot, 94, died Monday, May 28, 2001. Service will be  at  1  p.m.  today at First  United Methodist Church with burial in Rest Haven Cemetery. Arrangements are by Leatherwood Memorial Chapels.
 
Survivors include son, Ronnie G. Gassiot of Brady.


Slathern E. Gassiot
Source: Lake Charles American Press

GLENMORA [Louisiana] - Funeral services for Slathern Easton "Bill" Gassiot, 74, of Port Neches, Texas, will be at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19, in Ardoin Funeral Home. Burial will be in Glenmora Cemetery. Mr. Gassiot died Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2001, in Groves, Texas.

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Vinnie M. Gassiot
Died Feb 11,1999

Source: The Lake Charles American Press, Calcasieu Parish, LA  Area

GASSIOT,   Vinnie M.     LCAP    2/11/1999
DERIDDER [Louisiana] -- Funeral services for Vinnie M. Gassiot, 85, will be at 2 p.m. today, Feb. 11, in Beauregard-Vernon Funeral Home in DeRidder.  Mrs. Gassiot died at 9:25 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10, 1999, in the  Oakdale hospital.   [2nd wife of Perry Wilford Gassiot]
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William Leland Gassiott
    Jan. 12, 1963 - Sept. 22, 2000

Source: THE POLK COUNTY ENTERPRISE  Thursday, September 28, 2000
Sent by  Beverly Evins; rockinrb@samlink.com

    Livingston-Funeral services for William Leland Gassiott, 37, of New Caney were held Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2000 from the Pace Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Joe Beasley officiating.  Interment followed in the Magnolia Cemetery in Onalaska.
    Mr. Gassiott died Friday, Sept. 22, in New Caney. He was born Jan. 12, 1963 in Houston, the son of James Williard Gassiott St. and Bessie Mae Droddy Higgs.  He was preceeded in death by his father.  Mr. Gassiott had been employed in auto maintenance.
    Survivors include his mother, Bessie Mae Higgs of Onalaska; son, Brandon Leland Gassiott of Houston; brothers, Eddie Willis of Palestine, John Willis of Splendora, Joe Willis of Channelview, James Gassiott Jr.
of New Caney and Mark Williard Gassiott of Nacogdoches; sisters, Dorothy Jeffers of Hockley and Wanda Lopez of Houston; stepbrother Robert Higgs of Livingston; and stepfather, Cecil Higgs of Onalaska.
    Pallbearers were John Nathan Durante, George Hayden, Denny Joe Willis, Joe Willis, Shanon Willis, and David Winton.
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William A. [Bill] Gassiott Dies Of Heart Attack   Link

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Mahala Gassiot-McMean
May 11, 2001
Source: ColemanNews.com

Services For Mahala McMeans, 93 05/13/01 9:55 AM
CANADIAN - Mahala McMeans of Canadian, formerly of San Angelo, died Friday, May 11, 2001 in Canadian, Texas. Graveside services will be at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday at Valera Cemetery in Valera, Texas with Rev. Bob Johnson, pastor of Westside Baptist Church in San Angelo, officiating. Services are under the direction of Stickley-Hill Funeral Directors in Canadian. She was born in 1908 in Valera to Jim and Mary Bailey Gassiot. She married Harvey McMeans in 1926 in Valera. He preceded her in death in 1987. She was a bootmaker for Maynard Boot Shop. She was a member of the Westside Baptist Church in San Angelo and had been active in the First Baptist Church of Canadian upon moving there in 1990. Survivors include: one son - Russell McMeans of Lake Buchanan Dam, Texas; one daughter - Hazel Williams of Canadian; one sister - Ruth Laird of Livingston; nine grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren. Memorial contributions can be made to: Hemphill County Hospice, 1020 South 4th, Canadian, Texas 79014.
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Nathaniel Green Sandiford, Father of Mrs. Ed Gassiott Buried At Kelly, La. Link
Funeral services for Louid Jack Turner, 87, will be at 2 p.m. Friday, June 23, in Sulphur Memorial Funeral Home. Link
Leon C. Hogg, husband of Donnie Sue Gassiott.  Link


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