PTSD is Not Just a One Day Per Year Observance

As back to school ads appear, we reluctantly prepare to say goodbye to summer, which also included a month-long recognition and a single day, June 27th, which was designated specifically for Green Berets. But the cause is truly in the hearts and minds of many during PTSD Awareness month each June. PTSD Awareness month often … Read more

Can We Have a Funeral if We Don’t Belong to a Church?

  When the loss of a loved one occurs, it is truly important to have a ceremony of remembrance to allow people time to join together in grief, talk about the life and best times and happy memories of the one you have lost, and simply be together. Over the years, churches have been the … Read more

What is the Difference between a Celebration of Life and a Funeral?

When did you attend your last funeral? Think about when and where you were. Did you walk out of the service feeling like the person being memorialized was really described in a way that made you glad to have known them? Or did you feel like you were in the exact same kind of funeral … Read more

The Third Annual When Your Sweetheart Is In Heaven Set for Feb. 14

Callaway-Jones is pleased to announce our 3rd anniversary Valentine’s Luncheon set for Friday, Feb. 14th– “When Your Sweetheart is In Heaven” in our Bluebonnet Room of our Funeral Center. Beginning at 11:30am, individuals among our Callaway-Jones families who’ve lost their spouse or life partner since last Valentine’s Day and their family member or friend are … Read more

Robert “Bob” Rhoades Aduddell

April 4, 1959 – January 25, 2020 Robert “Bob” Rhoades Aduddell was born on April 4, 1959 in Syracuse, New York to Sharon and Richard Aduddell.  He was a Texas A&M alumnus, earning a Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering in 1981. His love of travel was established early with his first job, which allowed … Read more

Cindy Tate

Cynthia “Cindy” Hart Tate, 73, formerly of Bryan-College Station, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Wednesday, January 22, 2020, in Seabrook, Texas. Cindy will be honored with a Celebration of Life at 5pm Sunday, January 26, at Callaway-Jones Funeral Center in Bryan, with Minister Matthew Siebenlist officiating. Lauren Tate Cothran will be providing … Read more

George Lee Parsley

George Lee Parsley September 5, 1935 – January 18, 2020 On Saturday, January 18, 2020, George Lee Parsley passed away at the age of eighty-four. Family will receive guests beginning at 1 pm, Tuesday, January 21, 2020, until the time of the Celebration of Life Service at 2 pm, both at the funeral home. Certified … Read more

Harvey Lee Pruiett

Harvey Lee Pruiett, better known as Lee, 58, of Bryan, passed away Thursday January 16, 2020. Family and friends are invited to celebrate and remember Lee at the graveside service at 11am Monday, January 20, at Restever Memorial Park Cemetery in Bryan. Certified Celebrant Dawn Lee Wakefield will officiate. Services are in the care of … Read more

James William “Bill” Summerlin

February 12, 1930 – January 8, 2020 James William Summerlin, better known as “Bill,” was born in Goldsboro, North Carolina, on February 12, 1930, to parents William Summerlin and Lucille Gregory Summerlin. Before entering college Bill enlisted in the U.S. Navy, where he served his country proudly as a medic.  It was during his time … Read more

Dorothy Geyer Hughes

  September 18, 1923 – December 24, 2019 Dorothy Geyer Hughes, a one-of-a-kind force of nature who lived and loved fully and fiercely, passed away peacefully on December 24, 2019, after a brief illness. She was a young-at-heart 96, reminding anyone who would listen that “90 is the new 70” and that “life is good!” … Read more

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