Biography: Willie Arthur Malone, 69 of Clute, TX passed away on Saturday, October 31, 2020. Willie was born November 26, 1950 in Houston, TX to Jo Alice Griffin and Willie Isaac Malone. He was preceded in death by his parents, grandmother, Carrie Bell Griffin; his sisters, Debra Ann Cole, Diana Malone, and Willie Mae Malone; brothers, Clifton Malone (Bo Pete) and MJ Roy, his son Arthur Lee Malone. Willie leaves behind to cherish his memories his wife, Verna Mae Malone; his children, Glenda Bates, Keith O’Neal Malone, Ebony Angel Malone, James Arthur Malone, Samuel Lee Malone, and Debra Denise Malone. Twenty-two grandchildren and one great granddaughter, his brother Larry Ellotta Layman of Freeport, TX, nieces, nephews and numerous cousins. Great friend and nephew, Marcus Roy. Willie truly loved his family, watching football and baseball. Which he was an outstanding player at Brazosport High School. A devoted and hard worker and will be missed by all who loved him. Visitation will be held on Friday, November 13, 2020 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Gardner’s Funeral Home, 507 W. Orange Street, Angleton, TX. Graveside service will be held on Saturday, November 14, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at the Providence Church Cemetery at 1501 CR 34, Chenango TX.