Edward W. Abrahams
May 1, 1924 – August 13, 2018
Edward Ward Abrahams was born May 1, 1924 in Beaumont, Texas and passed away August 13, 2018 in Houston, Texas with his daughter, Janet at his bedside. He is now with his beloved wife of 75 years, Claytie, who passed away on July 4, 2018, as well as his parents, Edward Abrahams and Margaret Abrahams Gillentine and stepfather, Sam Gillentine, brother Jim Abrahams and sister Margaret Uli in the care of their Savior, Jesus Christ. Edward was honorably discharged from the U.S. Army in November, 1945, spent many years working for BS&B and traveling on business to many interesting places around the world. The Abrahams family was a big, happy family that enjoyed huge family gatherings for the holidays, birthdays and even purple martin parties, Edward and Claytie loved to travel with both dear friends and family. They attended many functions for their grandchildren and great grandchildren, of whom they were so proud. "Big Ed" was inspirational and admired by all who knew him and he would never hesitate to tell you that Claytie was the love of his life. Edward and Claytie attended St.Stephans United Methodist Church and were members of the Adult Bible Class. Edward is survived by his daughter, Janet Martin and husband Tom, grandson, Scott Martin and wife Courtney, granddaughter Kristen Lawler and husband Mike and granddaughter Lauren Taylor and husband Andrew and seven great grandchildren, Coby and Kerby Martin, Mikey, Grey and Ayers Lawler and Alexander and Peter Taylor. In lieu of flowers we suggest donations be made in Edward's name to St. Stephans United Methodist Church, 2003 W. 43rd Street, Houston, Texas 77018. A memorial service for Edward will be held Saturday, September 8, 2018 at Brookside Funeral Home Champions, 3410 Cypress Creek Parkway (FM 1960 at TC Jester) at 1:00PM with reception following.
- Memorial Service Saturday, September 8, 2018
Edward W. Abrahams
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