George Washington Glover Jr.

George Washington Glover, Jr., 95, went to be with our heavenly Father on Wednesday, May 20, 2020. He was born in Bogalusa LA on April 30, 1925, to George Washington Glover, Sr. and H’Eloise Aouille Glover. He grew up in Bogalusa, LA, with his sister Merlyn Glover Robinson and enjoyed fishing and hunting.

In 1943 he attended Louisiana State University before joining the United States Army, where he served in World War II as a Squad Leader and Staff Sgt. and was part of Company K, 322nd infantry in Japan. Upon his return in 1946, he met a red-headed young lady, Betty Jane Rogers, and on June 5, 1949, he married the love of his life, and they spent nearly 71 years together, a lifetime as a husband, wife, best friends, and confidants.

In 1950 George graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, LA. After graduation, he went to work as an Industrial Engineer with Ethyl Corporation in Baton Rouge, LA. He transferred to Houston, Texas, in 1952, where he retired after 40 years of service.

George was a faithful Catholic and an active member of St. Paul Apostle Catholic Church in Nassau Bay, Texas. He was a lifetime member of the Knights of Columbus, served as an usher for 50 years, was on the liturgy committee, and counted money once a month.

George was devoted to his family and friends and loved spending time with them. He genuinely had an interest and concern for everyone he met and a way of making them feel special.

He loved living by the water, boating, fishing, playing golf, and spending time with his daughters and grandsons. George was loved by all and will be greatly missed.

George is survived by his loving wife, Betty Jane Rogers Glover, and two daughters, Pam Nix, and Kim and husband Tom Vaughn, grandsons Adam Vaughn, Alec Vaughn, and Tyler Vaughn, sister-in-law Delores Shows, and many nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his sister, Merlyn Glover Robinson and husband Richard Robinson, brother-in-law Donald Shows, and son-in-law Randy Nix.
A private family service will be held at St. Paul Apostle Catholic Church, Nassau Bay, Texas. A memorial service will be held and announced at a later date.

Interment followed at Mt. Olivet Catholic Cemetery I45, Dickinson, Texas. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to your favorite charity or St. Paul Apostle Catholic Church Building Fund.


  1. Dad, I am forever grateful for all you did for me. You are the most loving dad anyone could ever have. All the memories are beautiful! I will miss those hugs and I’ll especially miss you. Your forever in my heart!!! ❤️

    Pam Nix
  2. A kind and gentle giant of a man! One of the nicest souls we’ve ever known. So sorry that he has slipped over but we know where he resides now. Our love to Betty and we will be in touch as soon as possible.

    Joyce & Tom Dill
  3. My Sympathy And Thoughts are with you and your family. May God’s embrace and the love of family and friends comfort you during this time of sorrow.

    Carrie L Garcia
  4. Kim,

    While I didn’t have the privilege of meeting your father, I know he must have been someone very special to have raised an awesome daughter like you. You and your family are in my prayers.

    Ricky Brown
  5. Our sympathy and prayers for the Glover family. George is a true gentleman. We will miss his welcoming smiles at St. Paul the Apostle. Rest in Peace Brother Glover.
    Vincent Berend and Rena Bozak

    Vincent Berend
  6. We met George in the 1980’s. He recruited Dalton and I to be ushers at St. Paul’s. He talked me into becoming St.Paul’s first female usher. We served together for many years. Dalton and George were both surprised that they had a mutual hometown, Bogalusa. Dalton always enjoyed talking to George about Bogalusa. Not too many people around here had even heard it.

    Betty and family, it was a pleasure to know George. Please accept our deepest condolences.

    Caroline and Dalton Pollet
  7. Dear Betty & family,
    We recently read about the passing of George and want to send you our deepest sympathy. Without a doubt George was one of the nicest men that we have ever met. He actually reminded me so much of my father with his height, slender build, and gentle nature. Your friendship with my parents for many years at St. Paul’s will always stay with me. Our prayers are with you at this time as you mourn your beloved husband and father.
    Mary Lou (Hooser) & Jim Pawlowski

    Mary Lou Pawlowski

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