Marjorie Belle Fields,91,Bridge City
Marjorie Belle Fields, 91, formerly of Bridge City, Texas, passed away on December 26, 2019, in Bryan, Texas.
A graveside service will be held at 11:30 a.m., Monday, December 30, 2019, at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange, Texas. Officiating will be Reverend Keith Tilley. A visitation and reception will follow immediately after at St. Paul United Methodist Church in Bridge City.
Born in Port Neches, Texas, on March 26, 1928, she was the daughter of Bertram Cayard and Bessie Lee (Schulz) Cayard. Marjorie and her husband, Joe, were both longtime members of St. Paul United Methodist Church, where they were very active and involved. She was a prominent businesswoman and a person of strong character. Marjorie owned several businesses in Bridge City with Joe over the years. They were both involved in many community and civic organizations, including the Chamber of Commerce where she served as the Chamber’s first female president. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Bertram and Bessie Cayard; her loving husband, Billy Joe Fields; and her sisters, Joy Bevil and Dorothy Sterling.
She is survived by her children, Debbye Waller of Baytown, Doug Fields of Florida, and Connie Dean and husband Randy of College Station; her grandchildren, John Waller and wife Heather, Jill Knoeller and husband Mike, Carolyn Ballenger, Jennifer Fields, Monica Taylor and husband Marshall, and Erica Hightower and husband Randy; her great-grandchildren, Madeline Knoeller, Rachel Knoeller, Adam Ballenger, Braden Ballenger, Abigail Taylor, Elizabeth Taylor, Luke Taylor, Hailey Hightower, and Jackson Hightower; her sisters, Kathy Gaudet and husband Dannie and Bertie Seitz; as well as many loving nieces, nephews, and other family members.
Serving as pallbearers will be Mike Knoeller, John Waller, Marshall Taylor, Randy Hightower, Adam Ballenger, and Braden Ballenger.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the St. Paul United Methodist Church Building Fund, 1155 West Roundbunch Road, Bridge City, Texas 77611 or to any hospice organization or charity of your choice.