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“Connie, your and your family don't know me, but as children visiting our grandparents in the country....Joe, Peggy, Beverly, myself, my sister, and...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Bonnie Evans Tittle

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: Debra M. Hernandez-Harris County Insurance Center

“My thoughts & prayers are with you and your family. Love yaull, Tammy Bell ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: Tammy Bell Simmons

“Connie, I'm so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I have such warm memories of our adventures in drag racing....Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Margaret Cowherd

“Joe was a good friend and Carla and I will miss him very much. I send my deepest sympathies to the family. ”
5 of 10 | Posted by: Steve Hoech

“i remember as a pre-teen back in the mid 50's sitting in my parent's kitchen listening to my 15 year old sister Martha and her best friend Connie...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: billy barnett

“Connie, Debbie, Dena and family. I am truly sorry for your loss. The sadness from his loss is felt across the world by me. Remember all those special...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Larry Plake

“Connie - Gary and I were shocked and saddened when we heard the news. Our heart goes out to you and the girls. Melissa & Gary ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: Melissa & Gary Rollo

“Our prayers are with all of the family in this time of grief and sorrow.God' presence wiill be with you in this time of sorrow as will all of your...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Dale & Letha

“Connie, Debbie and Dena: I am so very saddened and still in disbelief. It hurts me know how heavy your hearts are. I hope that somehow you can...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Lisa Plake


Joe Beene, Jr.
Joe Myrle Beene, Jr., 66, of Baytown, departed this life early Sunday, January 21, 2007 in a Baytown hospital following a brief illness. Born in Pasadena on May 13, 1940, he was one of three children born to Joe and Opal Winchester Beene. He was a graduate of Robert E. Lee High School and member of First Baptist Church in Baytown. After graduating, Joe worked as a welding superintendent at Brown and Root Pipeline. His family owned and operated Baytown Rentals from its beginning in the early 1950s until 1995. On April 14, 1962, Joe married the love of his life and high school sweetheart, Connie Lee Price. Joe will be remembered as a man that worked hard, but played harder. Joe had a passion for hunting or fishing, and was often seen driving around town in his street rod, racing cars or running drag boats.

Preceded in death by his father; Joe was survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Connie Price Beene of Baytown; two daughters, Debbie Baker and husband, Wright of Livingston, and Dena Fuller and husband, Robert of Dayton; mother, Opal Winchester Moseley and her husband, Bill of Tyler; sisters, Beverly Lusk and husband, Darryl of Highlands, Sue Mitchell and husband, Billy of Baytown; four grandchildren, Shyanne Fuller, Trevor Fuller, Ginger Baker and Lindsey Baker; mothers-in-law, Edna Earle Williams of Baytown, and Dorothy Price of Henderson, TX; and very special friends,
Mary and Donn Smith and their son, Gordon of LaPorte.

Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday at Crespo & Jirrels Funeral Home, 6123 Garth Road. Service of remembrance will be Wednesday, January 24, 2007 at 2 p.m. at the chapel of Crespo & Jirrels, Rev. Mike Davis and Chaplain Linda Tolon officiating. Interment will follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery. Honoring the family as pallbearers will be Robert Fuller, Trevor Fuller, Darryl Lusk, Marion Ball, Bryan Gesford, Joel Gesford, Billy Mitchell, Larry Gentry, Wright Baker, and Martin Frazier. Honorary pallbearers will be Tommy Allen Price, Jerry Goodson, Harvey Little, Ronnie Pittman, Donn Smith, Gordon Smith, Martha Barnett Harris, Bob Plake, Donnie Reasoner, Joe Gentry, Rodell Jones, Carl Griffin the employees of ACME Truck Lines and the Brown and Root Barge M211.

For those desiring, remembrances may be made in Joe's memory to Odyssey Hospice or St. Marks United Methodist Church.

Joe was a loving caring person who would always put his family and friends first. A devoted husband, father, grandfather, son, brother and treasured friend to many, he will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.

Arrangements are entrusted to Crespo & Jirrels Funeral and Cremation Services, 6123 Garth Road, 281-839-0700, www.crespoandjirrels.com.