Before retiring early at the age of 58 due to a diagnosis of fatty liver disease, he had propelled himself into the ranks of management and oversaw a staff of 160 at an Aramark facility in Miami, Florida.
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.Every spring and summer in the 80’s and 90’s you could find George volunteering in some form or fashion at the Willis Youth Athletic Association (WYAA).After spending most of his life in the Conroe, Houston and Willis area, he graced several states (Ohio, Indiana, Alabama, Florida) for his employer.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.Her life revolved around her family and close friends, some of which were life‐time relationships, some more recent through church and bible study, but all were very dear to her.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.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.He enjoyed spending time outdoors in nature as well as working on cars. Bidal was preceded in death by his parents, Bidal, Sr.He will be remembered as a loving husband and father, a hard worker, and an environmentalist. and Gregoria Zabala; two brothers, Luz Zabala and Juan Zabala; and half-brother, Simon Zabala. Carolyn Jordan Soileau, 74, of Conroe, passed away peacefully at CURA Health Services – Parkgate Home on Sunday, July 8, 2018, after a courageous, year‐long battle with cancer.