Virginia Gordon, age 85, a resident of Bishop, Texas and a former resident (1956-1999) of Premont, Texas passed away Monday, July 24, 2017 at her residence. She was born October 10, 1931 in Fairfield, Texas to James Robertson and Buelah Lott Robertson. Mrs. Gordon and her husband were the former owners of Gordon’s Cleaners in Premont. In her later years, she was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary – Christus Spohn Hospital Kleberg, Kingsville. She was a former member of the First Baptist Church in Premont and presently a member of the First Baptist Church in Bishop.
Mrs. Gordon was preceded in death (March 25, 1995) by her beloved husband, Tobie Gordon; parents; two brothers, Homer Jesse Robertson and George Robertson; and two sisters, Mildred Dunn Cooper and Mona Lee Vaughn.
She is survived by three daughters, Brenda Walshe and husband Rev. Tim of Kingsville, Texas, Sharon Benton and husband Mike of Bishop and Lanette Hoyle and husband Ricky of Kingsville; one sister, Nell Howard of Montgomery, Alabama; six grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, July 27, 2017 at the Turcotte-Piper Mortuary Chapel. Funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, July 28, 2017 at the First Baptist Church, 311 East Fifth Street, Bishop, with Rev. Tim Walshe, Rev. Clif Abshier and Rev. Lee Ortegon officiating.
Graveside service will be held at 3:30 p.m. Friday, July 28, 2017 at Premont Cemetery, Premont, Texas.
Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church, 311 East Fifth Street, Bishop, Texas 78343 or the First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 389, Freer, Texas 78357.
Services are entrusted to Turcotte-Piper Mortuary, 205 General Cavazos Blvd., Kingsville, Texas.
Prayers for God to comfort you all. God Bless.
Billy RobertsonRowlett, TX
What a wonderful lady!! Having the privilege of knowing her since I was a child. Loved her for the love & kindness she always showed. Brenda, Sharon & Lanette , I see your Mom in each one of you & that is a blessing. Love & prayers to ALL your family.
Carolyn Lindquist BentleyHumble,, TX
Our love and prayers are with the whole family at this time.
JT and Erline LottEddy, TX
Thankful to have known the Gordon family and been their Pastor while I was at Fbc Premont. Have a lot of precious memories to treasure. May God continue to bless and comfort you in the days ahead.
JODA WESTONKilleen, TX
Glad to have had the opportunity of knowing your parents. It is rejoicing, to know your mother is going to be reunited with your dad. May God bless you and your family in the time of mourning that will come.
Bill FinleyAngleton, TX
Thoughts and prayers are with you. God bless your family. Love, Melissa Guidry and family
Melissa GuidryLaredo, TX
We are so grateful that Aunt Zina is in her new Heavenly home for eternity with Toby and her brothers and sisters and all who entered Heaven before her. What a glorious reunion!!
We love you all,
Ann and Jennifer and husband Richard
and son John.
Ann Vaughn Swift and familyHenderson, TX
So sorry for your loss. I know the family has a endured a long road and now to deal with the emptiness. Our prayers are with you and your family during this time. May God be with you.
Jerry and Carolyn FaskeBishop, TX
So sorry for your lost. Prayers to all.
Suzi RobertsonTehuacana, TX
May God's blessings be on the entire family. Praying for all of you as you honor her life.
Keith & Diane BellamyWoodville, TX
Our condolences to the Gordon girls. They were blessed to have such wonderful Christian parents. The rest of us were blessed to know Mr & Mrs Gordon and see the example they set for us when we were growing up. May you all rejoice in your Mother's homecoming!
Gary HamiltonSeminole, TX
May our God bring each of you peace and comfort at this time. Love to you all.
Greg and Julie ViselUvalde, TX
Such a precious lady and wonderful grandmother. So glad to know she's "alive forever more" just like the hymn. God bless her and each and every member of her family..
MicheleRobstown, TX, TX
My Condolences to all of the family. She was such a sweet and kind woman.😇 She will be missed here on earth, but she is at peace now and with our Heavenly Father. Lifting you all up in prayer. I cannot make the service due to work, but I am sending my love . ❤️
Joyce Treybig YoungIngelside, TX
Sending my heartfelt condolences to all the family. Prayers.....🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻
Nita GuajardoPremont, TX
I love you Mawmaw!!!!! Thank you for being a wonderful example to me all these years. I love you with all my heart. I know pawpaw was happy to see you, I'm sure you're dancing on streets of gold. Love you to the moon!!!!!!
Tara StriplingLeague City, TX
We are thinking of you and your family, at this time. We are sorry for your loss but we are rejoicing and very thankful that your mother has joined Jesus and many of your loved ones, in Heaven. What a wonderful testimony. May God's grace, peace and comfort surround you all in these difficult days.
Diane and Roy Boatman
Roy and Diane BoatmanHURST, TX
So sorry for your loss, she is surely in the arms of the angels in heaven,Truly a beautiful person and Aunt!We will miss her!.
Kenneth & Becky and FamilyPleasanton, TX