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Beryl Watson Cline

In Loving Memory

Beryl Watson Cline

8/16/1931 - 2/22/2018

Beryl Watson Cline, 86, of Alvin, TX passed away peacefully in his home on Thursday, February 22, 2018.He was born August 16, 1931 to Laurence Cline and Elizabeth Dillon Cline in Northbranch, KS.

He was a beloved, long-time veterinarian in Alvin, serving northern Brazoria County for almost 50 years. Beryl liked singing, hunting, telling stories and jokes, and playing any kind of sports. He loved the Lord, his family and those in his wide circle of good friends.He enjoyed friendly competition, and had an easy laugh, an abundant generosity and a kind spirit. In midlife, Beryl developed a passion for learning Spanish and really put his heart into it, seeking out those who would help him hone his speaking skills. He was active in the Friendswood Friends Church beginning in 1940, and coached the high school Bible Quiz Team to a national championship. Beryl served for many years on the Alvin ISD Board of Trustees, was active in leadership in the Alvin Chamber of Commerce, and achieved 50 years of perfect attendance in the Alvin Rotary Club, of which he was very proud.Over the years, Beryl was honored by these and other organizations for his fine leadership, good character and great work ethic.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Laurence Byron Cline and Elizabeth Dillon Cline and his step-mother Helen Powell Cline, and by his brother Conrad Wanton Cline.

Beryl is survived by his wife of 65 years, Margaret (Tschopp), his four children Charles Cline, Marsha (Warren) Holleman, Charlotte (Robert) Orr, and Paula (Daniel) Diepenbrock, his eleven grandchildren Beryl Cline II, Marie Cline (Arturo) Delgado, Dillon Cline, Annie Holleman, Tom Holleman, Jennifer Orr, Collins Orr, Kelley Orr, George (Lindsey) Diepenbrock, Ted (Lindsey) Diepenbrock and Margaret (Nicolas) Porter, and three great-grandchildren Will Diepenbrock, Leigh Diepenbrock and Graham Diepenbrock, as well as sister-in-law Carol Cline Vaughn and her children Byron (Jackie), Conrad (Phyllis), Karen (Bob) and Bruce (Sharon) and many other relatives and cherished friends.

A memorial service will be held on Monday, February 26, 2018 at 10:00 A.M. at the Friendswood Friends Church, 502 S. Friendswood Dr., Friendswood, TX 77546 with Rev. Bobby Dale Kirkpatrick officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations may be made to Friendswood Friends Church, 502 S. Friendswood Drive, Friendswood, Texas 77546.

Condolences may be sent to the Cline family in care of Jeter Memorial Funeral Home at www.jeterfuneralhome.com.

February 28,2018 - 6:41 am

Rebecca Burford

I'm so sorry for your loss. What a wonderful man & amazing legacy he leaves. May he Rest in Peace and Rise in Glory. Prayers & Love to you all, especially my dear friend Paula who forever holds a place in my heart. God Bless.


March 7,2018 - 11:55 am

Joan Hill

Paula, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. So sorry for your loss. I understand what you are going through. My dad passed away in October.I pray that you are feeling the peace and comfort that only God can provide. (I believe that was you in front of me at church. Sorry that I didn't say hi. This old brain didn't process who you were right away.) Blessings to you and your family.


February 25,2018 - 8:23 pm

Darla Horner Menking

I’m so sorry to hear of Dr Cline’s passing. Paula, I’ve missed you all these years and hope to see you again. You and your family are in my prayers. Sorry I cannot attend the services, as I have a commitment I cannot get out of. Love, Darla


February 25,2018 - 8:00 pm

Rick Allen

A mighty man of God. He will be missed. Love and prayers to the family.


February 23,2018 - 10:11 pm

David Robinson

Beryl was such a joyful man. He and Margaret shared such hospitality with so many. Jan and I send our prayers and thoughts to you.


February 24,2018 - 6:44 am

Janet and Bobby Black

“Uncle” Beryl oh how you will. be missed! The best Sunday school teacher ever! Godly, real, genuine, tough, fun, full of. Compassion and love


February 24,2018 - 6:47 am

celesta 7

He was a very good man and our privilege to Have known him.


February 24,2018 - 7:49 am

Elaine Goddard

Uncle Beryl, I will be forever grateful for you instilling your love of God’s Word into my life as my Bible Quiz Team coach and friend. Love and prayers of Jesus sweet comfort to you, Aunt Margaret.


February 26,2018 - 10:54 am

Darlene Johnson Morey

Our thoughts and prayers are with the Cline family today and in the weeks and months ahead.


February 26,2018 - 7:31 am

Buddy and Janie Lindsey

Beryl was a wonderful friend and vet. Many memories. Prayers to his family.


February 24,2018 - 8:05 pm

Melanie Brown Breneman

My sincere love to the Cline family as they mourn a very godly, special loved one. Prayers for peace to you all.


February 26,2018 - 3:42 pm

Ken & Lou Anne Kellum

Dear Margaret and Family, Lou Anne and I would like to send our love, thoughts and prayers as we remember our cousin and friend, Beryl. As a young person, Beryl had a great influence on my life - especially because of the the life Beryl lived for the Lord. I have many fond memories of special holiday dinners, football games in the yard, and great games of Rook with our siblings. Our time with your family in 2006, when we spent several days with our RV parked in your yard, was such a treasured time together. How gracious and loving you were and we will always hold that time close in our hearts. We love you and pray that God will hold you close to His heart. Ken and Lou Anne


February 27,2018 - 12:31 pm

Maggi Vanos

I remember Dr. Cline so very fondly for all of his loving care of each and every one of my pets that came through his door...or pen, as it were. He was always so patient and kind, and always did whatever it took to heal his patients. He will truly be missed.


February 28,2018 - 11:30 am

Cindi Mats Wardlaw

The family is in my thoughts and prayers, I remember a kind, caring man that taught me the love of animals. My love to the family.


February 28,2018 - 6:47 pm

Jeanne Kellum Switzer

Dear Aunt Margaret, while it has been forever since we have been together, my childhood memories of times at your home with all the Kellums and Clines has been a blessing in my life. Love and prayers to you! Jeanne


March 3,2018 - 5:01 pm

Kim Runge, D.V.M.

Dear Cline Family, Will be forever grateful to Dr. Cline for letting me go on large animal calls with him. Know he was a big reason for me getting into vet school. After 33 years of being a veterinarian, he is still an inspiration to me.


February 26,2018 - 7:28 am

Buddy and Janie Lindsey

Beryl will be missed so much. He was a wonderful friend and a great vet. We have so many memories of his compassion. Love and prayers to his family.


February 26,2018 - 6:56 am

Kristine Losoya

My thoughts and prayers are with the entire Cline family during this time. I pray God wraps his arm around you in comfort. I worked for Dr. Cline towards the end of his career and loved watching him learn Spanish and his sense of humor. He was a wonderful man and treated each of his employees as family. He will be greatly missed by many.


February 24,2018 - 8:48 am

LeAnn Forgy

Our love and prayers to the family.


February 24,2018 - 9:06 am

Deana Horner Spellicy

My thoughts and prayers are with all the family.


February 24,2018 - 10:07 am

Virginia Roberts

Beryl was a godly man and a very special person in our lives. May you find God's peace in his Homegoing.


February 24,2018 - 12:36 pm

Sheila (Snipes) Williams

We of the Snipes family send our love and prayers to the families and friends in loss of a gentle and kind man of God. 🙏❤️


February 24,2018 - 2:55 pm

Glenda Brown

The Glen Brown family sends love and prayers to Beryl’s family. He will be missed by many.


February 24,2018 - 3:53 pm

Mike and Teresa Wentz

Beryl was a blessing to us and our family. Many wonderful memories. Love and prayers to the family.


February 24,2018 - 6:19 pm

Kristen Cline

Uncle Beryl, I will forever hold special memories of you in my heart. You were a wonderful person and postitive role model in my life. I will always remember our Bible Quiz Team Days and how proud you were of me for taking our team to win championship in Kansas. Thank you for teaching me the Bible verses. I can still quote many of them by heart today. You were a tough one! Your faith in God made you shine. Will forever remember you. Each time a bible verse comes to mind, I will say I learned that verse from my Uncle Beryl. You were a huge impact in my life. Thank you. I love you. Fly with the angels Uncle Beryl.


February 23,2018 - 9:38 pm

Tilman Wright AKA Shorty @ Cindy

So sorry for the loss of this Godly Fun Man. We really enjoyed our time in Friendswood and it was because of people like Beryl. happy for him sory for the loss!


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