Jean Bember, 91, formerly of Galveston, passed away Tuesday, February 21, 2017, at Willowbrook Methodist Hospital in Houston. She was born September 10, 1925, in Kemp, TX, and married the love of her life, John K. Bember, Sr., in 1947. Jean and John made their home in Galveston and had two sons, John, Jr. and Ray. After over 60 years of living on the island, Jean relocated to Houston after Hurricane Ike, where she spent many happy days playing bingo at her new home at Brookdale Champions Houston.
Jean was preceded in death by her husband, John K. Bember, Sr; her brother, Churchwell Cotton; and her sister, Edith V. Pearce.
She is survived by her sons, John K. Bember, Jr., of Texas City; and Raymond G. Bember and wife, Eileen, of Houston; grandchildren: Johnny Ray Bember and wife, Kim, of Texas City; Lisa Bember of Austin, TX; Robert Bember; and George Bember and wife, Christine, all of Fort Worth, TX; and great grandchildren: Jake, Kyle, Donavan, and Chris.
Jean’s family wishes to extend special thanks to the staff at Brookdale Champions Houston for the loving care given to Jean.
Private family services will be held at Calvary Catholic Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Snowdrop Foundation, 7155 Old Katy Road, Suite N270, Houston, TX 77024.