|Birth: ||Jan. 13, 1923|
|Death: ||Aug. 9, 2008|
MATTIE IMOGENE "GENE" BOSSART, PhD., 85, of Houston, died Saturday evening. She was born January 13, 1923 in Jacksonville, Texas to Benjamin Omer and Ethel Holcomb Hood.
Gene was a fresh-faced 16 year old girl when she left the farm in 1939 to build her life. Along the way she was a wife, mother and friend, who fought a war, had a family, earned a PhD and became a well known professional and academic.
Survivors include her children, Steve Bossart and wife Mary Beth of Dallas, Susan Cavazos and husband Emilio of Richmond, TX, Pat Bossart and wife Charlotte of Cypress, Cheryl Starnes and husband Terry of Conway, AR, Tony Bossart and wife Becky of Scottsdale, AZ and Georgia Etheridge and husband Travis of Jacksonville, TX; two brothers, Bertrum Hood and wife Margie and Jerry Hood, all of Jacksonville, TX; 16 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and 12 great great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, August 12, at the Chapel of Houston National Cemetery, 10410 Veterans Memorial Drive. The family will receive friends at the Chapel beginning at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow in the Houston National Cemetery.
Albert Francis Bossart (1910 - 1989)*
Houston National Cemetery
Plot: Sect K, Site 3121
Created by: Diehard Bravo
Record added: Aug 11, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28943674