Owen Lee Groves
August 21, 1930  -  March 18, 2018

Owen Lee Groves

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Emken-Linton Funeral Home
5100 Emmett F. Lowry Expressway
Texas City, TX  77591
Thursday, March 22, 2018
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
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Emken-Linton Funeral Home
5100 Emmett F. Lowry Expressway
Texas CIty, TX  77591
Friday, March 23, 2018
10:00 a.m.
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Hayes Grace Memorial Park Cemetery
20708 Hwy. 6
Hitchcock, TX  77563
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I served in the Army.

Owen Lee Groves, 87, of Texas City, Texas passed away Sunday, March 18, 2018 at Mainland Center Hospital surrounded by family.

Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m. Friday, March 23, 2018 at Emken-Linton Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Hayes Grace Memorial Park. Visitation will be 5:00-7:00 p.m. Thursday, March 22, 2018 at Emken-Linton Funeral Home in Texas City, Texas. Steve Mistretta will be officiating.

Owen Groves was born August 21, 1930 in Murphy, Texas. He was an Electrician out of local IBEW 527 for over forty years.

He is preceded in death by his parents, W.E. Groves Sr. and Willie Dee; brothers, W.E. Groves Jr. and J.D. Groves; sisters, Jean Rector and Lorraine Chenault and baby girl Clark.

Survivors include wife of 64 years, Dorothy Groves; daughters, Debbie Thompson (Danny), Linda Clark (James), Kim McDonald (Reagan); sons, Mike Groves and David Groves; grandkids, Mandy Thompson (Alan Paul), Kelli Mistretta (Frank Mistretta), Gerald Clark (Katie Clark), Derek Clark (Meagan Hammonds), Kassi McWhirter (Daniel McWhirter), Ashley Groves, Taylor Groves (Ricky Guillen), Evan Groves, Zachary McDonald, Jacob McDonald, Nicholas McDonald. Great Grandchildren, Nathan McWhirter, Sterling Mistretta, Asher Mistretta and Mia Guillen. Numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers are Gerald Clark, Derek Clark, Evan Groves, Zachary McDonald, Jacob McDonald and Nicholas McDonald. Honorary Pallbearers, Larry Groves, Wayne Rector, Daryl Stewart and Randy Johnson.


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  1. Jeff Beard
    The Woodlands, TX

    David, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. We are keeping you and your family in our thoughts and prayers.

  2. Traci & Ryno
    Santa Fe, TX

    You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  3. Brent & Paulina Biscamp
    La Marque, TX

    We are lifting all of the family up in prayer 🙏

  4. Steve and Cynthia Knape
    Texas City, TX

    We are very sorry for the loss of Mr. Grove's. He will be missed by many. May the memories give you all peace and comfort during these difficult days ahead.

  5. Sharon Carroll
    Spring, TX

    Deepest condolences for the Groves family and friends. I know he will truly be missed by many.

  6. Teresa Savanich
    Dickinson, TX

    I am so sorry for your loss David! My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family.... Teresa

  7. Tiffany young
    Santa Fe, TX

    My deepest sympathies to the Groves family. God Bless.

  8. Lawana Featherly
    Texas City, TX

    I am so sorry to hear of the loss of Mr Groves. He was a great Man and will be remembered in so many thoughtful ways. My thoughts and Prayers are with you all!! Love, Lawana ❤️

  9. Kristen Featherly Catching
    Bacliff, TX

    Dale and I are very sorry for your loss. May you all find comfort in each other during this time.

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