Vallie Rose Westbrook

Vallie Rose Westbrook

November 10, 1919 - March 21, 2019

            Vallie Rose Westbrook, 99, of Sugar Valley, Texas passed away March 21, 2019. She was born November 10, 1919 in Collegeport, Texas to Frank L. and Salomie Lewis Swinford.

            Vallie is preceded in death by her parents; husband, I.J. “Mike” Westbrook; and son, John N. Cole Jr.

            She is survived by daughter, Carol Earnest and husband Bruce of Fort Worth; and son, Terrence Westbrook and wife Tammy of Sugar Valley. 

            The family will receive friends and relatives beginning at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at First Baptist Church in Van Vleck, Texas. Services will follow visitation at 11 a.m. at the church.

            Interment will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park in Van Vleck.

            Pallbearers are Terrence Westbrook, Randy Jernigan, Bruce Earnest, Jim Earnest, Curtis Dykes and Pat Keenon.

            Honorary pallbearers are Rosser Cole and Don Reed. 

            In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to First Baptist Church Van Vleck Building Fund, or the charity or your choice.

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            Arrangements are with Taylor Bros. Funeral Home, Bay City, Texas; 979-245-4613.