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“I'm the Act. Dir. for St. James House. I had the privilege of being with Mrs. Kissick when she went Home. I'd gone in to spend some time with her,...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Shirley Bergman - Baytown, TX

“I am the daughter of Avis Franke Halbert...and my mom is a good friend of Bobbie Jean Norris. Alma had come to my home a few years back for a "Gulf...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Cindy Cisco - Baytown, TX

“MR.KISSICK AND FAMILY,I'M SO SORRY ABOUT YOU LOOSING MRS.KISSICK.WANTED YOU TO KNOW MY THOUGHTS ARE WITH YOU TODAY AND DURING THE DIFFICULT DAYS...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: PHYLLIS YOUINGBLOOD - BAYTOWN, TX

“Dear Mr.Kissick, Dottie,Fred,Leah, Alma sang in my parents wedding in 1943. She also made the bride maids gowns for my wedding in 1975. I...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Kathy Linder Kutac - Humble, TX

“Dear family, so very sorry to hear of Mrs Kissick's passing. It has been many years since I grew up accross the street, but I have nothing but the...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Ronnie Alford - Sugarland, TX

“Mrs. Kissick was a truly fine person that made the very best of her life. She was always helping people in many ways. The years I lived on Adams was...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: David and Margaret Lee - Baytown, TX

“Dear Mr. Kissick, We read about Alma's death in the Baytown Sun and wanted to tell you how sorry we are to have to say goodbye to her. We were your...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Billyeanne Neyland - Raleigh, NC

“Dear Family our hearts and thoughts are with you. Aunt Alma will always be our" "Alice Blue Gown". ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Steve & Howard - Tyler, TX


Alma Kissick, 94, of Baytown, passed away Wednesday, December 23, 2009 in Baytown. She was born May 21, 1915 in Kansas City, Missouri to her late parents, Frederick Cherry and Mae Pickup Cherry, was a longtime resident of Baytown and graduated from Robert E. Lee High School. Mrs. Kissick was a Charter Member of Faith Presbyterian Church and the Polio Survivors Group and formerly co-owned a dress shop, on Texas Avenue, during World War II. Alma was an accomplished singer, singing at church, weddings and special occasions. She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Bert Kissick and a brother, Fred Cherry. Survivors include her husband of 64 years, Herbert W. Kissick; son, Fred Kissick and his wife Kim of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; daughters, Dottie Jackson and her husband Douglas of Baytown and Leah Larson and her husband Greg of Ft. Worth; sisters, Bobbie Jean Norris, Dorothy Johnson and Mary Holloway and her husband Gerald all of Baytown; grandchildren, Richard and Robert Jackson, Michael and Christopher Kissick, Byron and Celeste Larson, and Ashley Kissick; great-grandchildren, Taylor, Blake, Marshall, Logan and Tabitha and numerous nieces and nephews. Her family will receive friends at Navarre Funeral Home Sunday from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. A graveside service will be held at 9:00 a.m., Monday, December 28, 2009 at Memory Garden Cemetery and a memorial service will follow at 10:00 a.m., at Faith Presbyterian Church with Dr. Richard Kleiman officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Navarre Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 2444 Rollingbrook Drive, Baytown, Texas 77521, (281) 422-8111.

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