Theretta Gayden Miller, 57, departed this life on Saturday, February 13, 2010, at her residence.
Theretta was born on December 14, 1952, in Galveston, Texas. She attended Galveston public schools and was a 1971 graduate of Ball High School. A longtime resident of Galveston, before moving to Texas City, she also was member of St John Baptist Church in Galveston.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Gladys Bonner; grandmothers, Catherine Hawkins and Arancie Gayden, and daughter, Renecia Scott.
She leaves with precious memories, her daughter, Tashaka Althea Gayden of Terrell, Texas; grandchildren, Cheretta Smith, Isaiah and Albert Hatter, TyReek, TyRell and Ja’Mari Gayden; great-grandson, Brayden Smith; father, Willie Gayden and wife Bessie; sister, Cheryl Gayden Hicks (Kenneth); brother, Tony Gayden (Lisa); uncle, Richard Gayden and Spencer Green; aunt, Corrine Harris; cousin/sister, Marilyn Dickerson; longtime friends, Cynthia Maddox and Lurnell Howard; host of other relatives and friends.
Visitation will held on Friday, February 19, 2010, 9-10:30 AM, with celebration service at 11:00 AM at St John Baptist Church (2917 Sealy) with Pastor Louis Simpson, Jr. officiating.