Funeral services for Ms. Cleo Tyson Jasper will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, December 3, 2010 at the Chapel of Cox Funeral Home of Bastrop with the Rev. Jimmie Herring officiating. Interment will follow at the Redwing Cemetery near Oak Grove under the direction of Cox Funeral Home. The family will receive friends beginning at 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Thursday, December 2, 2010 at Cox Funeral Home, Bastrop.
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Mona Cleo Jasper, a retired shipping and receiving clerk for Sears & Roebuck, was born February 11, 1927 in Oak Grove and she passed away Monday, November 29, 2010 at Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston, Texas. Mrs. Jasper was preceded in death by her parents, James Preston Tyson and Ellen McGrath Tyson; a granddaughter, Jennifer Jasper; a brother, Donald Tyson; step-sister, Ethel Tyson Green; and seven step-brothers, Donald Tyson, Calvin McIntyre, Basil McIntyre, Ralph McIntyre, J.C. Tyson, Robert Tyson and C.T. Tyson.
She is survived by her two sons, James Richard "Dickie" Jasper of South Houston, Texas and Jerry Kenneth Jasper of Austin, Texas; a brother, Hursel Tyson of Oak Grove; sister, Bernice McIntyre of Bastrop; grandchildren, Tammy Herrera, Jay Jasper, Clayton Jasper, Kyleigh Herrera, Danielle Herrera, Kinlea Herrera and Rayne Herrera; and two great-grandchildren.
Serving as pallbearers are Eric Tyson, Jason Madden, Randy Hickman, Bruce Hickman, Shawn Hickman and Randy Hickman.
Published in Bastrop Daily Enterprise from Dec. 2 to Dec. 4, 2010