Margaret Renee Raven

Margaret Raven

Our loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, niece, cousin and friend, Margaret Renee Raven was born on November 30, 1956 to Harold Jr. and Bernice Gillis. She was a graduate of La Marque High School Class of 1975, she was a diligent employee of American National Insurance Company; a life member of Rising Star Missionary Baptist Church; she gave civic service through the Mainland Branch NAACP#6201 and as an election judge and clerk. Her unconditional love for her family and friends will greatly be missed.


She is preceded in death by her parents; siblings, Jill Gillis and Harold Gillis, III; niece, Revel Martins.

Beautiful memories will remain in the hearts of her family, daughters, Jasmine Raven (Walter) and Vanessa Raven-Thomas (Devon); grandchildren, Alexandria, Reginald, Kiara and Marcel; sister, Glenda Gillis-Hinton(LaValle); God-daughter, Ebony Jones; a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, cousins and friends.

There will be a public visitation held on Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 9am with a church service to begin at 11am.  Services will be held at Rising Star Baptist Church located at 302 N. Oak Street, Texas City, Texas 77591.