In 1985/86 she attended Lee College in Baytown, Texas and became a licensed cosmetologist. She was a loving homemaker, always there to see her sons off to school and always there when they came home to give them a hug and a snack.She was a skilled seamstress and baker, a Sunday school teacher and a gardener. She believed her purpose in life was to serve others and was happiest when she had someone to care for.Preceding our loved one is her husband, Delbert Basler, sisters, Opal Brown and Jenny Fritz and brother Floyd Daniels.Also preceding her is her niece, Claralynn by Wilma's sister Opal. Tom's children, Susan Vialpando (Paul), Thea Basler (Paul) and Ryan Basler (April).
Carolyn is preceded in death by her parents, Murrie Jordan and Dicie Birge, her brother Carl Jordan, sister Vada Goulas, and her daughter Phyllis Murphy.Her other beloved niece by sister Opal resides in Georgia, Julianne Sutton (Charles).Wilma loved to craft, enjoyed and loved her family, friends, especially Wanda Coffey and family, Deloris, John and Michael Burom.She is survived by her children; Wayde Sullivan and wife Sherry of Montgomery, Texas, Michael Sullivan and wife Da Lonna of Austin, Texas, Carl Soileau and wife Patty of Whitehouse, Texas, Judy Ballew of Beaumont, Texas and Jan Lopez of Beaumont, Texas, 10 grandchildren; Leslie Holt, Cole Sullivan, Kase Sullivan, Riley Radford, Kyle Sullivan, Reid Sullivan, Angie Kowalski, Shawn Soileau, Joseph Brady, and Brittany Ballew; 10 great grandchildren; Blake Olivia Holt, Callie Coleman, Cammie Coleman, Cate Coleman, Kendall Soileau, Conner Soileau, Olivia Syphrett, Dub Syphrett, Rose Brady, and Mason Brady, brothers; Robert Jordan of Batson, Texas, Jerry Jordan and wife Becky of Batson, Texas, sisters; Sandra Kerr of Winston‐Salem, North Carolina, Anita (Cooter) Kunkle and husband Bert of Houston, Texas, and Jennifer Roussel of Houston, Texas.Her sons wish to thank the caregivers at CURA Health Services – Parkgate Home for treating Carolyn as though she was their own family and Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care for all they did to make her comfortable in the final few days. Ajay Mitter who went above and beyond his appointed role among those tasked with her care over the last year. Mitter vowed to care for her as though she was his own mother and did just that making sure she was treated with the best of care by everyone involved, often extending his rounds late into the evenings and early morning hours just to be sure he could see how she was doing each time she was in the hospital.Saul III along with various cousins, nieces and nephews. of Houston, Texas will be held on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at A. at Houston Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Pearland, Texas. She met Douglas Leon Sullivan and they were married in August of 1962.The family will receive friends on Friday, July 13, 2018 from P. Over the next 24 years they made a home in Daisetta, Texas, raised two boys and were active members of local churches and the community. She and Calvin lived in Beaumont, Texas for 16 years until his passing in September of 2007 after which she moved to Montgomery, Texas to be near her children and grandchildren in early 2008.And when the winds and rains came, She protected me enough; But not too much, she knew I'd need To stand up strong and tough.Her constant good example, Always taught me right from wrong; Markers for my pathway To last my whole life long. And I hope today she feels the love, Reflected back from me.Memorial contributions may be made to Moss Hill Cemetery Association, P. Box 371, Hardin, Texas 77561, or a charity of your choice.Hundreds of stars in the pretty sky, Hundreds of shells on the shore together, Hundreds of birds that go singing by, Hundreds of birds in the sunny weather.Wilma worked many years as a military housewife through many moves and overseas locations. Great grand Children, Lance and Allison Vialpando and Nathan John Basler.She helped keep her family together through hard work and determination. Pam's children, Emily Blevins (Mark) and Timothy Crouch (Michelle).He enjoyed spending time outdoors in nature as well as working on cars. Bidal was preceded in death by his parents, Bidal, Sr.