Vera Mae Trowbridge

March 25, 1928February 16, 2013

Vera Gentry Trowbridge of Grape Creek, 84, went home to be with our Savior on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. She was born on March 25, 1928, to the late Carl and Edna Gentry. Vera graduated from Richland Springs High School and received her teaching degree from Howard Payne College in Brownwood, Texas. On Aug. 2, 1947, Vera married the love of her life, Alton Curtis Trowbridge. She taught school for 28 years, 25 of those at Bradford Elementary School, retiring in 1988. Vera was an active member of Grape Creek Baptist Church. She enjoyed many trips across the United States and a mission trip to Brazil. Vera is survived by her husband; her daughter, Carolyn and husband Ray Delone; son Alton and wife Rulea; son Harlon and wife Danna; and sister Inez Groff. She is also survived by nine grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Vera was preceded in death by brothers Royce Gentry and the Rev. L.R. Gentry. Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, at Johnson's Funeral Home. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, at Grape Creek Baptist Church, interment in Grape Creek Cemetery.


  • Visitation Tuesday, February 19, 2013
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Vera Mae Trowbridge

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Mark Gesch

March 1, 2013

She made 3rd Grade a special place for me.

Peggy (Hinesly) Hitchcock

February 20, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with you

February 20, 2013

I am sorry for your loss, I loved her for the things she did at Grape Creek Baptist Church, I went to church there 25 years, until I moved to town.

Sharon Kirbow

February 20, 2013

I am so sorry for your loss. She was a dear lady and I loved her and her family.

February 19, 2013

Our sympathies for the family from Jeff and Elaine Beeson