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Frances Monroe Brantley Homeyer
Carnes Brothers Funeral Home
Frances Monroe Brantley Homeyer, born December 13, 1920 in Paris, Texas died Saturday, February 16, 2008 in Galveston, Texas at Moody House in the Edgewater Retirement Center after a lengthy illness. She was a resident of the Houston and Galveston area for over 40 years and was a member of the Episcopal Church. She was a 1937 graduate of Paris High School and received her Bachelor of Science degree from North Texas State Teacher’s College in 1942 and a Master of Education degree from the University of Houston in 1950. She started her teaching career in Longview, Texas in 1942 where she taught art, then taught third grade for two years in Price, Texas. She taught art in the Houston area starting in 1946, then continued as an art specialist for the Houston Independent School District from 1963 until her retirement in 1971.
She was married in Kansas City on February 19, 1944 to Clarence Clinton Homeyer who preceded her in death in April of 2002.
She is survived by her older sister Mary Brantley Tate of Cookeville, TN and her son James R. Tate, his wife Jan and their children Emily and Graham, all of Cookeville. On her husband’s side she is survived by sisters-in-law Laura Faye Homeyer of Austin, TX, Betty Homeyer of Tomball, Texas, Mary Frances Allison of Dallas and Barbara Homeyer of San Antonio, numerous nieces and nephews, and by her many friends at By The Sea in Galveston, TX. The family wishes to thank the staffs at Edgewater Retirement Center and Hospice Care Team for their care and compassion over the last several months. At her request, her ashes will join her husband Clint’s at sea. No service was requested and none is planned at this point.
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