|Birth: ||Aug. 25, 1926|
|Death: ||Feb. 4, 2007|
Betty Jo Roder was born August 16, 1926 in Houston, Texas and passed away peacefully on February 4, 2007, in her home surrounded by her family, while in the care of the compassionate staff of American Hospice.
Betty Jo is survived by her loving and supportive children, Ernie Roder and his wife, Kathy, Sandy Ewell and her husband Bill, Pam Marek and her husband Ray, Debbie Clark and her husband Tillman. grandchildren B.J. Ewell and wife Marti of Bryan, Heidi Hearn and her husband Coy of Crosby, Abby Marek and her husband Chad of Crosby, Euberta Lucas and her husband Seth of Katy, Ginny Young and her husband Dennis of Crosby, Trey Marek and his wife Deana of Hunstville, Karen Pope and her husband Gregg of Crocket, Cap Roder and his wife Tracy of Crosby, Obie Fuchs and his wife Erin of Crosby, Owen Fuchs of Crosby, Joe Roder of Pasadena, Kurt Marek of Huntsville and Caleb Clark of Crosby. Great-grandchildren are Katelynne, Kendall and Cameron Marek of Huntsville, Maggie Hearn, Tripp and Brody Young, Tristin Fuchs, Lainey Marek of Crosby, Kagan and Cooper Lucas of Katy, Grady and Bryce Pope of Crocket, and Wilsey and Wacey Ewell of Bryan. She was also expecting her 15th great-grandchild in March.
Betty Jo was preceded in death by her loving husband Ernest (Cap) Roder and devoted parents William and Dorris Oberholz.
GomGom as she was affectionately called by her grandchildren and those who knew her grew up in Houston, Texas where she met the love of her life Cap Roder. They moved to Louisiana where they started their life together and began their family. They later moved to back to Houston and eventually moved to Crosby.
GomGom was dedicated to being a loving Christian wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother until the day she left her earthly life to be with Jesus Christ. She loved being a part of her children's, grandchildren's and great-grandchildren's many activities, doing crafts, quilting, gardening and cooking.
When asked shortly before her death, what advice she would give to young people today, her reply was to never start smoking and to never spend more than you can make. We will all remember her support in all of our endeavors. She will be dearly missed by all those who knew and loved her.
Ernest D Roder (1924 - 1980)*
Sterling White Chapel and Cemetery
Created by: TexasWineSnob
Record added: Mar 31, 2007
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