Hwang Jeang, born May 1, 1930, in Zhu Jie, Zhengjiang province, China, passed away on April 24, 2012.
Her life is a testament to her strength and love for education. She did not flee the Chinese communists for Taiwan in 1948. She left her motherland to pursue her education. She graduated from the Taiwan Normal College and was an elementary school teacher before moving to Libya with her family. She was one of the founders of the Chinese Elementary School in Benghazi, Libya. Due to its civil war, the Jeangs left Libya for the United States in 1970. Wherever she went, she was actively involved with the local Chinese schools and churches. She was a member of the Clear Lake Chinese Church. She was passionate and proud being a Christian.
Hwang was an inspiration to her family and all who knew her. She was widely known as Jeang mama. Throughout her life, she demonstrated true joy, courage and quiet strength, faith in God that carried her through some of life's most challenging circumstances. Hwang is survived by her husband, Hann S. Jeang and her three sons and their wives, Chen K. and Sherry W. Jeang, Ming K. and Shao-Shan Jeang, Teh and Diane Jeang. She is further survived by her eight grandchildren, Janice, Lauren, David, Jessica, Lyndsey, Diana, John and William.
The family has invited friends and relatives to viewing on Saturday, April 28, 2012, at 9:30am, the memorial service at 10:30am, both at Rosewood Funeral Home, 3939 Pasadena Blvd in Pasadena, Texas. Pastor James Hwang will officiate. Lunch will be served at 12 noon at the Hibachi Grill, 155 W. Bay Area Blvd., Clear Lake, Texas.
Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.rosewood.cc.