Funeral services for Grover Wallace "Joe" Transier, age 90, of Rusk will be held at 10:00 A.M. Monday, June 19, 2017, at the Chapel of the Boren-Conner Funeral Home, Jacksonville with Rev. Don Copeland officiating. Burial will follow in the family cemetery near Sardis, TX under the direction of Boren-Conner Funeral Home, Jacksonville.
Grover Transier was born November 6, 1926, in Texas City, Texas to William Jacob and Alice Ann Transier. He had resided in the Rusk area for most of his life. He was a well known cattleman who loved his horses and cattle. He was a Baptist. He passed away on June 15, 2017 in a local Rusk nursing home. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Velma Dean Transier, a daughter, Alice Watson, several grandchildren and a great grandchild as well as all six of his siblings.
Grover is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Grover Wallace "Jody" Transier, Jr. and Rhonda of Lake Stryker, a daughter and son-in-law, Mary and Bill Cowan of Rusk and a son-in-law, John Watson of Rusk, eight grandchildren, twenty great grandchildren and numerous great-great grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Jeff Cowan, James Transier, Jake Transier, Adam Watson, Cody Watson and Jeremy Middleton.
No formal visitation is planned.
Published on June 19, 2017