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Vertis McNeese

February 23, 1949 October 19, 2017
Vertis McNeese
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Vertis McNeese was born February 23, 1948 to the late Mr. Jessie James Harris and Erma McNeese in Bellville, Texas. He grew up in the Bellville Community.

Vertis graduated from Austin County High, Sealy, Texas. He played football and other sports. After graduating he moved to Houston, Texas working at a barber shop. Later he joined the Ray Martin Gym, in Houston Texas where he became a professional boxer. Vertis won many fights.

After fighting Vertis became a business owner by opening his Auto Collision Body Shop in Houston, Texas. Vertis was very involved in his community; he provided shelter for the homeless and fed families that were in need.

He also had a love for all kind of sports. He enjoyed playing dominoes but most of all he enjoyed the Family Gathering. Vertis loved his family, he loved cooking barbeque, listening to the blues and watching the Houston Texan football team.

Vertis is preceded in death by his parents; Jessie James Harris and Erma McNeese; one daughter, Staha McNeese, one uncle, Alton McNeese, two aunts, Dorothy Shaw, Pearline Mays and one cousin, Kenneth Earl Mays.

He leaves to cherish his precious memories, his wife, Sherette Patterson, four daughter; Denise Downey McNeese, Cherrl McNeese-Amey (Dominique Amey), Ruthie McNeese and Tamesha McNeese-Brown (Chriss Brown); five sons; Tony and Demario Matthews, Sean McCain, Wayne Miller and Jeremy Jackson (TaQuisha Jackson), two brothers; Jolly (Donna Campbell) Johnson, and J.R. Johnson; one sister; Flora Washington (Melvin Caldwell); 14 grandchildren, Hideo Hanlon, Jr., Ashton Wright, DNym Amey, Dexter Downey, Andre Downey, Elantra Downey, Tazia Harton, Jasmine Willis, Jasline Willis, MaChrissha Brown, Brandon McNeese-Johnson, Zaniyah Jackson, Jeremy Jackson II and many great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.


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Visitation

Saturday

28

Oct

10:00 AM 10/28/2017 10:00:00 AM - 10:45 AM 10/28/2017 10:45:00 AM
Historic Allen AME Church

704 West Carver Street
Bellville, Texas 77418

Historic Allen AME Church
704 West Carver Street Bellville 77418 Texas

funeral service

Saturday

28

Oct

11:00 AM 10/28/2017 11:00:00 AM
Historic Allen AME Church

704 West Carver Street
Bellville, Texas 77418

Historic Allen AME Church
704 West Carver Street Bellville 77418 Texas

burial

Saturday

28

Oct

Jefferson Cemetery
Jefferson Cemetery
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