Contributed by Deborah Peterson
LENA "LEA" DUBOSE, age 80, died on Sunday, March 13, 2005. She was born on
February 19, 1925 in Teague, Texas to Odis and Bea Burleson, where she was
raised and graduated high school. After moving to Houston, she received her B.S.
Degree from the University of Houston and embarked on a career teaching high
school in H.I.S.D. and Sharpstown that spanned over 20 years. Lea enjoyed
playing bridge and sewing. She owned and operated "Lea's Linens", a small
boutique. She was a member of the Church of the Epiphany in Houston. Preceded in
death by her parents, she is survived by her husband of 21 years, Hansford
DuBose; children, Gail Leake, Duncan McCoy, Melody Waggoner, Richard DuBose,
Russell DuBose; grandchildren, Dawn Steinborn, Tami Smith, Keith McCoy, Amy
Cortez, Meghan & Jessica Waggoner, and Casey, Brenna, Kylee, William, Cory
DuBose and Erica Guetlein; four great grandchildren; and sisters, Winnie Kinser
and Dorothy Sarrett. Friends are invited to visit with the family from 6 p.m.
until 8 p.m. on Monday, March 14, 2005 at The Settegast-Kopf Co. Funeral
Directors, 3320 Kirby Drive. A funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m. on
Tuesday, March 15, 2005 in the chapel of The Settegast-Kopf Co. Interment will
follow in Rosewood Cemetery in Humble.
Published in the Houston Chronicle on 3/14/2005