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Ernest Zachary Clouser
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Birth: Sep. 28, 1922
Galveston
Galveston County
Texas, USA
Death: Dec. 6, 2010

ERNEST ZACHARY CLOUSER 88, PEACEFULLY TRANSITIONED TO HEAVEN ON DECEMBER 6, 2010 AFTER A LENGTHY ILLNESS. HE WAS ASURROUNDED BY HIS LOVING FAMILY. HE WAS BORN ON SEPTEMVER 28, 1922 IN GALVESTON, TEXAS TO JOHN HENRY CLOUSER AND HAZEL MARY ZACHARY CLOUSER. HE GRADUATED FROM CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL IN GALVESTON IN 1939, RECEIVED HIS BACHLORS DEGREE FROM PRAIRIE VIEW COLLEGE IN 1943 AND RECEIVED HIS MASTERS DEGREE FROM TEXAS SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY IN 1952. HE ALSO DID ADDITIONAL POST GRADUATE WORK AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA. HE TOUCHED MANY LIVES AND LEAVES AN EXTENSIVE LEGACY OF SERVICE TO HIS FAMILY, STUDENTS AND COMMUNITY. HE WAS AN INSURANCE AGENT WITH ATLANTA LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY IN GALVESTON AND A THIRTY YEAR EDUCATOR WITH THE HOUSTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT. HE SERVED AS THE FIRST COMMERICAL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT HEAD AT PHILLIES WHEATLEY HIGH SCHOOL, TEACHING TYPING, BOOKKEEPING, BUINESS LAW, STENOGRAPHY, ETC. HE SERVED AS ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL AT BURRIS AND HARPER JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOLS. HE ALSO SERVED AS THE PRINCIPAL OF PAUL LAWRENCE DUNBAR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL FROM 1961, RETIRING IN 1979. MR. CLOUSER WAS A LIFE MEMBER OF THE KNIGHTS OF ST. PETER CLAVER, SERVING AS NATIONAL INTERNAL AUDITOR FRO 1947-1949, MEMBER, ALPHA PHI ALPHA FRATERNITY, ALPHA LAMDA CHAPTER, AND MEMBER HOUSTON PROFESSIONAL ADMINISTRATORS. HIS COMMUNITY SERVICE INCLUDED, VOTER PRECINCT JUDGE, TRANSPORATION CHAIR, HOUSTON CITIZENS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, COMMITTEE MEMBER HARRIS COUNTY COUNCIL OF ORGANIZATIONS (HCCO), BOARD MEMBER JULIUS C. HESTER HOUSE, PRESIDENT SOUTHWOOD CIVIC CLUB. HE WAS ALSO A MEMBER OF THE PRAIRIE VIEW ALUMINI ASSOCIATION, HONORARY MEMBER PHILLIS WHEATLEY ALUMINI ASSOCIATION, MEMBER OF GALVESTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY, MEMBER TEXAS GOOD ROADS TRANSPORATION ASSOCIATION. HE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HIS MOTHER, HAZEL M. ZACHARY CLOUSER, HIS STEP-MOTHER, JENA WILLIAMS CLOUSER AND HIS FATHER, JOHN HENRY CLOUSER. HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS LOVING AND DEDICATE WIDE OF SIXTY-SEVEN YEARS, MARGARET PHELPS CLOUSER, HIS SONS, ERNEST FREDERICK CLOUSER, JURIS DOCTORATE AND JUDGE JOEL C. CLOUSER SR., (GLORIA), JUSTICE OF THE PEACE, FORT BEND COUNTY. HE IS ALSO SURVIVED BY HIS BROTHERS, JOHN ZACHARY CLOUSER (CARMEL, DECEASED) AND GERALD ZACHARY CLOUSER (IZORA). HE ALSO LEAVES TO CHERISH HIS MEMORIES, SEVEN GRANDCHILDREN, NUMEROUS GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN AND MANY NIECES, NEPHEWS AND COUSINS. VISITATION WILL BE ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2010 FROM 6:00 PM TO 8:00 PM AND THE CLEBRATION OF LIFE WILL BE ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2010 AT 11:00 AM BOTH AT ST. MARY'S OF THE PURIFICASTION CATHOLIC CHURCH, 3006 ROSEDALE. INTERMENT WILL BE AT HOUSTON MEMORIAL GARDENS CEMETERY. 
 
Burial:
Houston Memorial Gardens
Pearland
Brazoria County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Venus Booker
Record added: Dec 10, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62784189
Ernest Zachary Clouser
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Ernest Zachary Clouser
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