Funeral services for Mary L. Joseph of Houston, TX (New Iberia Native), the former Mary Castillo (90), will be conducted on Saturday, November 19, 2011 at11am at Journet & Bolden Funeral in New Iberia, LA. Visitation will begin at 7am until funeral service time at 11am. Following the service, Interment will be at St. Mathews cemetery on Fulton St (on the hill). James Pate, Jr. will be officiating.
Mary Lee Joseph received her diploma from Waddell's Beauty College on April 26, 1959 as a licensed hairdresser and also received a nursing license during her life in Houston, TX. She was a life-long member of New Loyalty Baptist Church
She leaves to cherish her devoted husband, Clarence Joseph of 68 years; one sister, Martha I. Wilson of Cade, LA; one brother-in-law Calvin Joseph and one sister-in-law Rita Henry, both of Houston, TX;
another sister-in-law; Dorthy Sterling of Detroit, MI; a special nephew; Carlton Joseph (Lilly) of Houston, TX; two special nieces; Mona M. Wilson of Channelview, TX and Joy Noel Wilson of Pearland, TX; one special great niece: Alexis Renee Stelly also of Pearland, TX; very special neighbors/friends; Al McCan and Horace Dow, both of Houston, TX and a host nieces, nephews, other relatives, church members and christian friends. She was blessed on November 20, 1921 at St. Mark Baptist Church in Cade, LA.