Our Obituaries

Guise Lam Chai U

June 2, 1920 - January 24, 2018

U Chai Lam, 94, passed away peacefully on the evening of Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at his home in Houston, Texas surrounded by his loving children. U Chai Lam was born in Bac Lieu, Vietnam on July 3, 1924. On April 7, 1947, Mr. Lam was arranged to marry Ken Ho; they were married for 60 years. U Chai Lam worked in his family-owned longan farm in Vietnam. He was a self-taught man, fluent in...
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Richard Lee Mohler

January 25, 1933 - January 22, 2018

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Donald Eugene Hope

September 2, 1931 - January 21, 2018

Donald Eugene Hope, 86, passed away on January 21, 2018 at Tomball Regional Medical Center. He was born September 2, 1931 to Harry and Mamie Hope in Ellenboro, North Carolina. Don proudly served his country in both the Navy and the Air Force and served in the Korean and Vietnam wars, retiring in 1973. He worked for the National Weather Service for 20 years before retiring in 1993. He is survived...
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Dorothy Jean Pate

December 27, 1927 - January 16, 2018

Dorothy Jean Pate, long time resident of Houston, Texas, passed unexpectedly on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, a few weeks after her 90th birthday in her home. Dorothy is survived by her children, Donald Lee, Cynthia Jean, Heidi Marlene, and Johnny Wayne; and her many grand and great-grandchildren. She is predeceased by her mother Vivian Underwood; siblings Eveline Cox, Mary Otis Black and Otto...
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Ignacio C. Mota

February 1, 1940 - January 14, 2018

Ignacio C. Mota was 77 years young from San Pedro De Macoris, Dominican Republic. He was born February 1, 1940. He passed away January 14, 2018 in Houston, Texas.Ignacio was a beloved and devoted husband,sibling, father and grandfather. Friend to all who were fortunate enough to have ever met him. A true definition of what a great human beign should be. A great friend, councelor, mentor, comedian...
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Nguyen Nho

April 2, 1924 - January 5, 2018

NGUYEN NHOTu La NGUYEN NHONSinh ngay 02 thang 04 nam 1924Tai Thua Thien, Hue, VietnamMan phan luc 7:10 sang ngay 05 thang 01 nam 2018Nham ngay 19 thang 11 nam Dinh Dau tai Houston, Texas, USAHuong thuong tho 94 tuoiCha: Nguyen Cau ( Chet )Me: Ho Thi Hai ( Chet )Anh : Nguyen Tan ( Chet )Em: Nguyen Thi Phuoc ( Chet )Ket hon voi Ba Mai Thi Be nam 1950Co 7 nguoi con va 1 duong nuTruong Nam: Nguyen...
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James Wendel Patterson

October 15, 1929 - January 3, 2018

James Wendel Patterson, better known as "Jim" or "Sunshine", passed away at the age of 88 on January 3, 2018. He was born on October 15, 1929. Jim loved four things in life: the YMCA, eating out, puzzles, and playing dominoes. Jim's friends will remember him talking more at the YMCA than working out. He was very much a social butterfly who be described as "one of the sweetest elderly men you...
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Pamela Rainbow Wilkendorf

May 25, 1955 - January 3, 2018

Pamela Ann Rainbow Wilkendorf was born on May 25, 1955 in Cedar Falls, IA and passed away at the age of 62 on January 3, 2018 in Houston, Texas.Pam was a much-loved daughter, sister, aunt, wife and a real-to-life mom to 3 nieces and nephews who needed it when it really counted the most and whom she cherished serving in the role. Pam and her husband Steve first met at the First International Youth...
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Hilda Ruth King

July 11, 1920 - January 2, 2018

Hilda Ruth King, 97 years old, passed away in Houston, Texas on January 3, 2018.She was born July 11,1920 in Pomeroy, Washington, the daughter of Fred & Margaret Hungate. She graduated from St. Ignatius Nursing School in 1940. She pursued her nursing career until her retirement in the 1970s when she took up residence for ten years in St. Thomas. She moved back to the States in 1987. She has...
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Robert Anthony Tubb

May 2, 1958 - December 26, 2017

Robert Anthony Tubb was born on May 2, 1958 in Galveston, TX and passed away at the age of 59 on Tuesday December 26, 2017 in Houston, TX.Robert was a much-loved son, father, and brother.Robert cherished his son Scott and they remained close until his death. He also had a strong love for family and friends. Many of his friends dated back to his childhood in Houston before he moved and became a...
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Joshua James Alvarez

August 24, 1982 - December 26, 2017

Joshua James Alvarez passed away on Tuesday, December 26, 2017. He was born in Houston, Texas on August 24, 1982. Joshua was a research administrator at Methodist Hospital in the Medical Center. He was a recent graduate of our Lady of the Lake University, graduating with a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration. Joshua loved photography, art and music. He enjoyed spending his time with his...
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Douglas Eugene Riles

August 6, 1981 - December 20, 2017

Douglas was born in Houston, Texas on August 6, 1981 to Donald and Elenor Riles. He is the youngest of his siblings, Elenor "Pooh", Donald "Yogi", and Malcolm. Because of his dad's career the family lived in Palestine and Waco Texas and then later returned to Houston.Doug was baptized at age 10 at Scenic Woods Church of Christ. He started at an early age loving others and always being kind to...
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Robert Guinn Heffernan

February 8, 1961 - December 20, 2017

Robert "Bob" Heffernan, 56, passed from this life on December 20, 2017 in Houston, TX after a heroic battle with cancer. Bob was born February 8, 1961 to Robert and Mary Ruth (Fincher) Heffernan. He had many skills--he could build, repair, or cook almost anything. Bob founded multiple businesses in his time, but was most proud of his food trailer, Heffernan BBQ. He enjoyed telling tall tales with...
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Don Howard Smith

May 26, 1934 - December 10, 2017

Don Howard Smith joined our Lord in Heaven on December 10, 2017 while peacefully sleeping at home. He was born May 26, 1934 in Belton, Texas.Don was a dedicated Christian, a devoted husband, a loving dad, a doting granddad and a proud great-granddad. He was a faithful member of the Lord's Church at Hidden Valley Church of Christ from 1962 until his passing. Don proudly served his country in the...
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Phyllis Ann Moberly

October 29, 1939 - November 27, 2017

Phyllis Ann Moberly, 78, passed away on Monday afternoon, November 27, 2017 in Houston, Texas at Memorial City Hospital. She was surrounded by her sons at the time of her death. Phyllis was born on October 29, 1939 in Louisville, Kentucky to John V. and Dorothy Harrington. Phyllis Moberly is preceded in death by her husband, Yerby Stearman. Phyllis Moberly received her Associate Degree in...
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Charles Ray Andrews

July 23, 1928 - November 27, 2017

Charles Ray Andrews (Pop & Grandpa) passed away on Monday, the 27th of November 2017 in Spring, Texas at the age of 89.Charles greatest pleasure was spending time with his grandkids and great grandkids. Charles enjoyed fishing which he did on a regular basis with family throughout his life. He had a love for the steel guitar and hand built numerous and played often. Charles founded Andrews...
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Helen Laverne Pyron

July 6, 1922 - November 18, 2017

Helen LaVerne Pyron of Spring, Texas passed away at age 95 on Saturday, November 18th surrounded by her family. LaVerne was born in Dallas, Texas, the oldest daughter of John and Laura Fisher. She married Metz Pyron in 1941 and over the course of their 54 year marriage they resided in Dallas, Houston and Beaumont, Texas. LaVerne was a manager for Stanley Home Products and was an active member...
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David Lyn Graham

December 28, 1971 - November 16, 2017

David Lynn Graham, passed away Wednesday, November 15, 2017 in Houston. He was born December 28, 1971 in Houston, Texas He is survived by his sisters: Rita Elaine Haverland and Lena Christine Graham. He is preceded in death by his mother: Vickey Jane Soster, father: Harvey Braxton Graham, uncle: Gene Arvey and brother Harvey Braxton Graham.
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Juan Badillo

June 24, 1994 - November 16, 2017

Juan Badillo nació el 24 de Junio de 1994 en Houston, Texas, sus padres, Rosalio y Olivia Badillo. Falleció a la edad de 23 años el 16 de Noviembre del 2017.Asistió y se graduó de Aldine High School. En su infancia, a Juan le gustaba ser bien cariñoso y a la misma ves travieso; se las ingeniaba para divertirse y entretenerse con cualquier objeto a su alcance. Él amaba a su papa y siempre lo...
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Carlos Badillo

March 5, 1988 - November 16, 2017

Carlos Badillo nació en Houston, Texas el 5 de marzo de 1988 sus padres Rosalio y Olivia Badillo. Falleció a la edad de 29 años el 16 de noviembre de 2017.Carlos se graduó de Aldine High School. Era amigo de todos los que conocía, y siempre hacía reír a la gente de cualquier forma que podía, y era conocido como el bromista de la familia. Carlos era muy cercano a su madre. Él era su "pedacito...
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Trella Jean Mueller

April 28, 1944 - November 13, 2017

Trella Mueller was born in St. Louis Missouri on April 28, 1944, and passed away on November 13, 2017 in The Woodlands, Texas.Trella was a wonderful wife and mother. She spent many years being a homemaker, raising her four children in a happy home. She cared for other people's children as well, and was a beloved babysitter. Later, she worked for 10 years at Chase Bank. She specialized in Student...
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Roberta Simmons

August 22, 1922 - November 10, 2017

Roberta Pace Simmons, age 95 passed away on November 10, 2017, in Houston, Texas.Roberta was born Roberta Pace on August 22, 1922, in Madison, Mississippi. Roberta's childhood was one of hardship. Not only did she and her family go through the Great Depression but her father was killed when she was about 5 years old. The oldest son of the eight children in her family had to leave school, become...
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Angela Christine Eason

June 11, 1981 - November 6, 2017

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July 5, 1925 - October 29, 2017

Mary Theresa Kulhanek Ogrodowicz passed away on October 29, 2017 at the age of 92 in Houston, TX. Born to Frank and Antonia Cerny Kulhanek on July 5, 1925 in Wallis, Texas. She was the ninth child of 10 children. Mary graduated from Orchard High School. She met Florian Charles Ogrodowicz at a dance in Houston, Texas, and they were joined in holy matrimony a year later on November 17, 1951. They...
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Marilyn H. Marcus

August 23, 1929 - October 24, 2017

Marilyn Isaacs Grotenstein Marcus, 88 years old, passed away peacefully on October 24, 2017 in Houston TX attended by her daughter Ellen.Marilyn was born on August 23, 1929 in the Bronx, NY, only child of Emanuel and Clara Isaacs. She married Harold Grotenstein in 1950, and they had three children. After their marriage ended she wed Abraham Marcus in 1970. She was the administrative assistant for...
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Joanne Jannise

December 20, 1932 - October 12, 2017

Joanne "J.J." Frizzell Jannise was born on December 20, 1932 in Crockett, Texas to Thomas and Kathleen Frizzell. She passed away at the age of 84 on October 12, 2017 in Houston, Texas.Joanne received her bachelor's degree from the University of Houston, and owned her own business in accounting for 40 years. She enjoyed gardening, and having her daily morning cup of coffee. She was a brutally...
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Darlene Lucille Lindquist

December 24, 1939 - October 12, 2017

On Thursday morning, October 12, 2017 - Darlene Lucille Lindquist went Home to Jesus and reunited with her beloved husband, Ron, in Heaven. Darlene was a Christmas baby, born on December 24, 1939, in Kane, Pennsylvania to Gil and Dee Swanson. She was raised and went to school in Bradford a few miles north of Kane. After graduating from Bradford High School, she went to work at a downtown...
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Nicholas Godfrey Alves

June 26, 1996 - October 7, 2017

Nicholas Godfrey Alves, age 21, passed away on October 7, 2017. He was born on June 26, 1996 in Georgetown, Guyana to his parents Godfrey and Lorraine Alves.He attended Sacred Heart primary school, then on to Totorial High School in 2012 where he was a member of the cycling team. He migrated to New York where he attended the Math and Science High School in Queens, then moved to Texas and...
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John Wesley Randle

March 1, 1942 - October 1, 2017

John Wesley Randle born to Mr. and Mrs. Hoskins and Mattie Randle, March 1, 1942 entered into eternal rest on October 1, 2017. John went to the Houston Public schools where he attended Atherton Elementary, E.0 Smith Jr., and graduated from Phyllis Wheatley High School. He also attended Texas Southern University.He worked several years as a waiter in several private clubs in Houston and later...
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Pearl G. Francis

November 11, 1936 - September 30, 2017

Pearl Gwendolyn Francis nee Palmer, age 81 passed away peaceful on Saturday September 30, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family.She was born on September 11th, 1936 in Scarborough, St. Ann to the late Sadie Louise Palmer and Daniel Palmer. She married Henry Francis on November 27th, 1965; the union produced nine children; Patrick, Nicole, Faith, Opal, Bevon, Kevin, Althea, Elizabeth, and...
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Jesse Tereso Galindo

October 15, 1929 - September 29, 2017

Jesse (Jesus) Tereso Galindo, was 87 years old when he went to the house of the Lord on September 29, 2017 at his home.He was a devoted and loving husband to his wife Eva during their marriage of 67 years and a loving father to his children Jesse, Mario, Martha, Sandra, Jose and Eva. He was a caring grandfather to his 15 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. He was always there for his...
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Devin Jones

February 14, 1997 - September 15, 2017

Devin Christopher Jones, 20, of Houston, TX, passed away September 15, 2017. He was born February 14, 1997 in Round Rock, TX, the son of Alfred and Kathleen (Cortez) Jones. He attended and graduated from Westfield High School in June 2016. During his last year of high school, Devin decided to further his education and dedicate his life to The United States Navy. He graduated boot camp in...
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Edmund A. Dziedzic

August 18, 1931 - September 11, 2017

Edmund A. Dziedzic died peacefully in his sleep on September 11, 2017 at the age of 86.Edmund served in the US Army during the Korean War. He was a retired plant operator for Folgers Coffee Company and a long standing member of the Knights of Columbus. He, along with his wife, Marie are members of St. Matthews The Evangelist Catholic Church.Edmund was preceded in death by his parents Stanley...
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Ezequiel Hernandez Hernandez

August 8, 1952 - September 9, 2017

Rogar a Dios nuestro señor por el eterno descansó de nuestro padre El Señor Ezequiel Hernández Hernández( Don Cheque) Que falleció en Houston, Tx el día 9 de Septiembre del 2017. A sus 65 años de edad. Después de recibir los santos sacramentos y bendiciones de su santidad. Recuerdo de su esposa, hijas y nietos. Descanse en Paz. Vivirás...
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Julia A. Bailey

January 17, 1965 - September 3, 2017

Julia A. Bailey was born January 17, 1965 in Orange, New Jersey. She passed away September 3, 2017 in Tomball, Texas.Julia worked in Home Health Care and Childcare Industry throughout her life. She enjoyed spending time with her family, the elderly, children and animals. Julia had never met a stranger. She was the type of person you wanted to be your friend for life. She appeared in the Tomball...
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Helon Vernice Bryant

February 12, 1948 - August 24, 2017

Helon Vernice Bryant was born February 12, 1948 in Wendell, North Carolina to Eugene C. and Janie E. Bradshaw Richardson. She later moved to Giddings, TX with her family and lived with her favorite grandmother (Julia McBride Bradshaw) until she married and moved to Ft. Worth, TX. From that union came her two children Debbie and Jerrod. Helon was a gifted artist who put her God given talents to...
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Alvilda Hallie Boudreaux

July 7, 1923 - August 23, 2017

Alvilda (Suggie) Brotherton/Batchelor/Boudreaux was born in 1923 and raised in Houston. Suggie was a graduate of Sam Houston High School in 1942.Alvilda is preceded in death by her mother and father; sisters, Eulalia Blair, Elba Lee Bowman and Eloise Davis; brothers, Lionel Brotherton, Dohn Brotherton and Joe Brotherton.Alvilda is survived by her husband, Tracy Boudreaux; two daughters, Pamela...
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Michael Dale Smith

April 24, 1950 - August 17, 2017

Mike was born April 24, 1950 in Fort Worth, Texas. He grew up in the Oak Forest area of Houston and graduated from Waltrip High School in 1969, where he met and later married his high school sweetheart Jackie Ann Thompson. Mike and Jackie were married on August 20, 1971.Mike proudly served in the United States Army from 1971 - 1973. Stationed in El Paso and Killeen, Texas.Mike begin his retail...
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George Colletti

January 25, 1930 - August 15, 2017

After a long battle with Alzheimer's Disease, George Colletti, left his body to be with our Savior on August 15th 2017. He was born on January 25, 1930 to Sam and Katherine (Barbato) Colletti in Houston, Texas. He graduated from Sam Houston High School. George served in the U S Army 14th Regiment 25th Division and served in the Korean War. He was honorably discharged in 1952. George was...
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Audrey Elaine De Lapp Carter

April 2, 1922 - August 14, 2017

Audrey Elaine DeLapp Carter was born April 2, 1922 in Cherokee, Kansas to Carl and Eunice Irene DeLapp. She passed away August 14, 2017 in Houston, Texas.Services will be held at Denton-Wood Funeral Home, 1001 North Canal Street, Carlsbad, New Mexico, 88220, 575-885-6363. She will be laid to rest at Carlsbad Cemetery, 1506 Boyd Drive, 1506 Boyd Drive, Carlsbad, New Mexico, 88220.
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Larry Craig Adams

December 31, 1953 - August 14, 2017

Larry Craig Adams, 63, passed away at home on August 14th, 2017 in Cypress, TX. Larry was born December 31st, 1953 in Fort Riley, KS. He was the only child of Willard Otto Adams and Pauline Fugitt Adams. Most of his professional career was spent in the sales field where he was able to utilize his vast knowledge of auto, residential and commercial electronics. His hobbies over the years included...
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Rodolfo Frausto Ayala

August 9, 1921 - August 13, 2017

Rodolfo Frausto Ayala was born in Waelder, Texas on August 9, 1921. He made his transition peacefully to his Heavenly Father from his home in Tomball, Texas on Sunday evening, August 13, 2017 at the age of 96 years. His stepdaughter, Angelita R. Barnes was at his side, and his dementia specialist, Sonia Pena, via cellular communication.Always a responsible employee, competent worker, and a...
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Joe Chan

April 19, 1951 - August 6, 2017

Peter a.k.a Joe Chan was born on April 19, 1951 in Taishan, Guandong (Canton), China. He came to the US in 1973. On August, 27, 1977, he married Terry Chan. They were married for nearly 40 years. They raised three loving children, Jane, Gloria, and Alan, two grand-children, Marykate and Evelyn.He passed away peacefully surrounded by his loved ones on August 6, 2017 at his home after a long...
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Tracy Marie Garcia

August 26, 1964 - August 5, 2017

Tracy Marie Garcia on Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 4:12 A.M. Beloved mother of Randi Garcia, Ryan Garcia, Remi Garcia, Rodi Camp, and Reno Camp.She is preceded in death by her parents Margie Nocentelli Garcia and Jose Garcia Sr, her brothers Jose Garcia Jr. and Milton King. She is survived by her loving companion Kenneth Camp; grandchildren Summer Garcia, Ye'lle Garcia, Zack Garcia, Kassidy...
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Renee Helene Von Eschen

February 21, 1941 - August 3, 2017

Renee Von Eschen was born on February 21, 1941 in Minneapolis, Minnesota to parents Anthony Patnode and Ann Marie Patnode. She passed away peacefully on August 3, 2017 in Brookshire, TX after an eight year battle with vascular dementia.She was a wonderful mother and homemaker. Renee was a jack-of-all-trades, an accomplished gardener, cook, seamstress, knitter, and artist. She produced numerous...
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Ronald Price Johnson

May 14, 1930 - August 3, 2017

Ronald Price Johnson (1930-2017) passed away peacefully at home in Houston, TX on Thursday August 3, 2017. He is the son of Earl Melvin and Carrie Elodie (Morrison) Johnson. Ron was born in Sedalia, MO. on May 14, 1930. "RP" lived life to the fullest.Ron graduated from Smith-Cotton High School in Sedalia and enlisted in the United States Navy in September 1948. He spent time at the Naval Air...
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Nathaniel Richard McGarrett

February 11, 2003 - August 1, 2017

Nathaniel (Nathan) Richard McGarrett, 14, of Tomball, TX, was granted his angel wings on the 1st day of August 2017 as he lay surrounded by his loving family. As Nathaniel fought his seventeen-month long battle with cancer, he greeted each day with a positive attitude and a relentless determination. Nathaniel was a real warrior among warriors; he never allowed the very real possibilities to...
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Janet Juanita Kennedy

September 19, 1949 - July 23, 2017

Janet Juanita Kennedy (née Haygood) was born in Marietta, Georgia on September 19, 1949 and passed away to be with God on July 23, 2017 in Houston, Texas. Janet was married to Michael J. Kennedy for 40 years.Janet was a beloved wife, mother to four children -- Tim (wife Aurora), Ann, Bridget (husband Joe), and Theresa (husband Ruben) -- and proud grandmother of five (two girls and three...
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Mirtha Maria Roe

March 3, 1927 - July 15, 2017

Mirtha Maria Roe Michel de Morin passed over Saturday, July 15 at 90 years of age at Northgate Assisted Living home in Spring, TX. Her epic life took her from her birthplace in the Dominican Republic to Canada and New York (Brooklyn), where she met her husband, Henry Everett Roe, who she remained married to for almost 50 years. Mirtha was mobile following the death of her beloved husband in 2001,...
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Virgil Lewis Tyner

July 19, 1932 - July 15, 2017

Virgil L. Tyner Jr., 84 passed away July 15, 2017 at home in Huntsville, Texas. Virgil was proud member of the U.S. Army for 21 years in the Signal division until he retired in 1971. He loved working outdoors and especially enjoyed operating his backhoe and bull dozer. He would spend all day digging in the dirt. He was a proud member of the American Legion and enjoyed being around family and...
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Harry Thomas Astolfo

November 28, 1947 - July 7, 2017

Harry Thomas Astolfo III, age 69, of Houston, Texas passed away on July 7, 2017. He was born in Houston, Texas on November 28, 1947 to parents Harry Thomas Astolfo II and Louise Fries.Harry was a Retail Manufacturers Rep for 25+ years and then was a business owner. He was then retired and enjoying his family and grandchildren.He is preceded in death by his father Harry Thomas Astolfo II and...
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Hector Manuel Sotelo

September 26, 1947 - July 4, 2017

Héctor Manuel Sotelo nació en Septiembre 26 de 1947 en México. Falleció el 4 de Julio del 2017 en Houston, TX.Vivió en México y llego a vivir a Houston en 1989. Se dedicó a manejar camiones. Héctor siempre estaba a lado de su hijo. Disfrutaba de su nieto Anthony al cual quería mucho. Él era un persona alegre y bromista le encantaba el soccer, las...
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Isabelle Leone Beavers

January 14, 1934 - July 4, 2017

Isabelle Leone Pickens was born in DeMoines, Iowa to Nellie Warrender and Victor Pickens. Her mother passed at a young age and she moved to Vallejo, California with her father where he met his future wife, Stella. After High School, she worked during war times at the Benicia Arsenal.She later met and married Cash "Charlie" Beavers on October 25, 1953. They had two daughters, Vicki Lynn &...
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Eliza Kirsten Duffie

September 2, 2015 - June 30, 2017

Eliza "Yum Yum" Kirsten Duffie was born September 2, 2015 in Houston, Texas. She passed away June 30,2017 in The Woodlands, Texas.Eliza loved playing with Mickey Mouse and Elmo stuffed animals. She was a happy joyous little angle who could do the "dab". Eliza always had a smile on her face. Eliza loved to stare you down. She had attitude with a huge smile!Eliza is preceded in...
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Sally Annette Love

September 21, 1948 - June 26, 2017

Sally Annette Love [nee Jenkins], 68, died in her sleep June 26, 2017 from complications of Alzheimer's Disease. Sally was living and being cared for in Brookdale Willowbrook, Claire Bridge Home in Houston, Texas. She is predeceased by her parents Sam and Thelma Robertson Jenkins.Sally was born, raised and educated in Austin, Texas. She earned a membership in Mensa of whichshe was very proud. She...
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Colton Jay Enriquez

August 20, 1989 - June 25, 2017

Colton Jay Enriquez was born on August 20, 1989 in Mineral Wells, TX. His family moved to Houston, TX in 1990 where he was raised. He passed away on Sunday June 25, 2017.Colton attended Wells Middle School and graduated from Westfield High School in June 2007. He enlisted to serve his country and was sworn into the United States Navy in June 2007. He was a crane operator at the US Navy Seasbees...
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Marvin Elden Fesler

September 7, 1936 - June 23, 2017

Marvin Elden Fesler, 80, passed away June 23, 2017 in Tomball, Texas.Marvin served in the US Army and later went on to work for Texaco as a tax accountant. He was a director for Harris County Reid Road Mud 1 for over 30 years and worked at Gleannloch Pines Golf Club for many years after his retirement, where he made many friends and will be remembered for his humor, laugh and of course, his trade...
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Peggy Ann Peters

September 1, 1948 - June 17, 2017

Peggy Ann Peters, 68, passed away on June 17th after a long battle with cancer. She was born in Fort Worth. She attended Gulf Port Junior College, graduated from East Texas State University, and received her masters from SMU. She started her teaching career in Richardson ISD, then taught in Spring ISD until her retirement. Her early teaching was elementary students, but her calling was in...
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Duane Eugene Utley

January 8, 1945 - June 17, 2017

Duane Eugene Utley, of Anchorage, Alaska, passed away peacefully after a long battle with diabetes and its complications in Houston, Texas on Saturday, June 17, 2017. He was 72 years old. He and his wife shared many adventures in Oregon, his childhood home, and throughout Alaska.A camping and fishing aficionado, he taught his kids important life skills like how to start a campfire after a week...
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Juan Bautista Torres

June 24, 1933 - June 17, 2017

Juan Bautista Torres falleció tranquilamente a los 83 años, el sábado 17 de junio del 2017 en su humilde hogar. Sus hijos estuvieron a su lado hasta que tomó su último aliento. Por gracia de Dios, se fue en paz. Papi Juan es recordado como bromista y de buen corazón. Pasaba sus días escuchando sus rancheras de Vicente Fernandez. Con su carisma, hacia amigos...
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Anna Leah Matthias

July 28, 1935 - June 9, 2017

Anna Leah Matthias, 81 passed on June 9, 2017 in Spring, Texas. She was born in Houston, Texas on July 28, 1935 to Emmett Carlton Horton and Louise Richardson Horton. She married Richard James Matthias on October 3, 1958. Anna loved spending time with her family, going to re-sale shops, and visiting garage sales on the weekend. Anna is preceded in death by her husband, Richard James Matthias and...
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Joseph Hsien Ying Niu

April 22, 1932 - May 26, 2017

Joseph Hsien Ying Niu, 85, passed away in Houston, Texas at 4:45pm on May 26, 2017. He was born in Nanjing, China in April 1932 and lived a long, full life that traversed the world.Like millions of Chinese at the time, he and his family first bore the brunt of the Japanese Invasion of China, and then was displaced by the Chinese civil war to Taiwan in the 1940s. By 1955, he had moved to Hong Kong...
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Sheryl Ann Goller

July 7, 1951 - May 24, 2017

Sheryl Ann Goller made her journey home to our Lord at the age of 65 on May 24, 2017. For over thirty years, she worked at The Northwest Houston Foot and Ankle Center. During that time, she gained many friends while she cared for her family, which was her true passion. Sherry enjoyed her time most when she was with the ones she loved. Some of her favorite activities included boating, camping,...
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Tan Van Nguyen

August 20, 1935 - May 22, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Brookside Funeral Home - Champions, Houston, TX.
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Fung Lin Liu Chan

October 12, 1916 - May 18, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Brookside Funeral Home - Champions, Houston, TX.
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Charles Leonard Trotter

February 3, 1930 - May 17, 2017

Charles "Charlie" Leonard Trotter, 87, died peacefully May 17, 2017, in Houston TX. He was born on February 3, 1930, in Indianapolis IN. With the love of his life, Wilma Bell Trotter, he would have celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary in August. Wilma was always his object of love, respect and kindness.Charlie had a love of science from an early age and graduated from Butler...
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Cindy Jayne Schuman

April 20, 1959 - May 17, 2017

Cindy Jayne Schuman passed away May 17, 2017 in Houston, Texas. She was born April 20, 1959 in Owensboro, Kentucky. Cindy was an amazing and loving person.Cindy is preceded in death by her mother, Sadie Yates.Cindy is survived by her loving husband, Jeffery C. Schuman; father, James Westerfield; siblings, Robert, Sherri, Glenn, Buddy, and Janelle; and numerous nieces and nephews. Left to treasure...
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Carrie Mae Jackson

November 17, 1930 - May 17, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Brookside Funeral Home - Champions, Houston, TX.
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Louis Gilbert Carrizales

September 17, 1985 - May 6, 2017

Louis Gilbert Carrizales JR. was 31 years old. He was born in Houston, TX on September 17th 1985. He passed away on May 6th 2017. From an early age Louis excelled in school and his studies. He graduated from Westfield High School on June 4th 2005 and went on to graduate from Texas School of Business January 12th 2011 with a Bachelor's in Medical Coding and Billing. He was always reading, whether...
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Marie Bennett

July 30, 1928 - April 24, 2017

Marie Bennett passed away at the age of 88 on April 24, 2017 in Spring, Texas. Marie Bennett was the 3rd of 8 surviving children born to Gilarmo and Carmella Cannino in Hammond, Louisiana on July 30th, 1928. She enjoyed her childhood living and helping on the family farm. She deeply loved all of her relatives and friends. Marie helped her mother and father as much as she could starting at a very...
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Cora Jean Tyrrell

April 22, 1928 - April 18, 2017

Cora Jean Tyrrell, age 88, of Spring, passed away on April 18, 2017 to be with Our Lord. Cora Jean was the beloved wife of Richard (deceased) for 56 years. Cora Jean is survived by her sons William C. Tyrrell and wife Kathleen of Orchard Park, NY; Edward L Tyrrell and wife Candice of Spring, TX; James R. Tyrrell and wife Joann of Philadelphia, PA; four grandchildren, Matthew Tyrrell and wife...
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Linda Jo Maxwell

January 3, 1948 - April 17, 2017

Linda Jo Maxwell was born to Ross and Hilda Byers on the 3rd of January of 1948 and passed away on the 17th of April of 2017 at the age of 69. Linda was married to John Maxwell and spent 40 years traveling and skiing all over the United States & Canada.As a child, Linda was fond of ballroom dancing, reading and writing. Ever since Linda was five, she knew she wanted to be a teacher. She...
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Annette Anderson

December 13, 1938 - April 14, 2017

Darlene "Annette" Anderson stepped into Heaven on Friday, April 14, 2017. True to form as an early riser, she took her leave in the wee hours of the morning, most likely arriving early for her appointment, because you just never know what traffic is going to do. Known by those she loved as Mama, Nana, Annie, or Annette, she lived a life full of love, joy, faith, and laughter. Born in Houston,...
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Mary Audrey Jodzio

July 14, 1934 - April 7, 2017

Mary Audrey Lyle Jodzio, 82, of Magnolia, Texas went peacefully to be with our Lord on Friday, April 7, 2017 at Kindred Hospital in Tomball, Texas.Mary was born in Birmingham, Alabama, July 14, 1934 to Linwood and Ola Lyle, Mary was an excellent student quickly learning her passion was for family and small children. She married in 1952. Mary enriched her life with a large family and was...
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Earl Walton Olson

November 6, 1939 - April 4, 2017

Earl Walton Olson, 77 passed away at his home in Spring, Texas on Tuesday, April 4, 2017. Earl was born at home on the family farm near Elgin, Texas, on November 6, 1939, to Irene Anderson Olson and Philip Jonas Olson.Earl completed his high school studies and attended the University of Texas where he majored in Engineering.His studies served him well as he entered the workforce. His talents...
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Judy Ann Foster

April 26, 1950 - April 4, 2017

Judy Ann Foster, age 66, quietly passed away on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 following a brief illness.Born in Odessa, Texas, she was the daughter of James Greer and the late Julia Greer. Judy was educated in the public schools of Odessa and was an alumna of Permian High School.She met and married the "love of her life", Larry S. Foster on July 4, 1992 and they were inseparable.She was preceded in...
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Neil K. Ampe

July 18, 1928 - March 29, 2017

Neil K. Ampe went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 peacefully at his home. He was born in Hope Kansas on July 18, 1928 to Albert John and Bertha Ampe. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in April 1945. Stationed in Corpus Christi, TX he met his wife, Carrie and her 4 year old son, Cary Michael Pond. Neil and Carrie then had Frank Neil Ampe and Mark David Ampe. Neil umpired for little...
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Nancy Rafael Orta

October 17, 1927 - March 27, 2017

On Monday, March 27, 2017 Nancy Rafael Orta of Ciudad Bolivar, Venezuela passed away at the age of 89 in Spring, Texas.In 1949 he went to work for Mene Grande Oil Company in San Tome, Venezuela. He worked his way up through the accounting department and later became Manager of that department in Caracas, Venezuela. He retired from the oil industry in (1995) after 46 years. He then formed his own...
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Keri Blanchard Guillory

October 25, 1968 - March 25, 2017

Keri Blanchard Guillory, 48, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 25 in Waller County while in the arms of her husband.Keri was a former student of both Channelview and Klein schools; she also attended Sam Houston University. Keri was a current member of Northside Christian Church. She was very passionate about her family and her friends. Keri recently spent countless hours cycling with...
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Gary Wayne Kinser

August 19, 1961 - March 23, 2017

Mr. Gary Wayne "Papa Bear" Kinser, age 55, of Houston, Texas, passed away on Thursday, March 23, 2017. He was born August 19, 1961 in Harriman, Tennessee. Mr. Kinser was a member of the Pentecostal Lighthouse Worship Center in Harriman, Tennessee. Gary married the love of his life, Tina Maddox on March 2, 1995 in Houston, Texas. He was born and raised in Tennessee and some would say he was a ...
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Karolyn Lee Monteyne

January 31, 1945 - March 21, 2017

Karolyn Lee Monteyne, age 72, of Spring, Texas passed away on Tuesday (March 21, 2017) at St. Luke's Medical Center. She was the beloved mother of Rick, Kelley, Kimberly, Kereen and Katheryn. Karolyn was predeceased by her father James Pierce, her mother and step father Leona and Francis DeRoest and her granddaughter, Katelin Eagles. Her memory will forever be cherished by her children Rick and...
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James Canard Navarro

January 18, 1953 - March 15, 2017

James Canard Navarro, 64, passed away Wednesday, March 15, 2017 in Houston, Texas. He was born January 18, 1953 in Claremore, Oklahoma.Jim was a mechanical engineer with Bechtel International for two terms, spanning over 25 years. He attended Oklahoma State Technical University, where he studied engineering. Jim's passions were golf, motorcycles and project cars. He was a true Gearhead. On...
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Lillie L. Duran

March 14, 1928 - March 14, 2017

Lillie Luna Duran was born on March 14, 1928 in Houston, Texas to parents Emilio and Dolores Luna. She passed away in Houston on March 14, 2017.Lillie worked many years at Sakowitz department store in downtown Houston. After the closing of Sakowitz Lillie went to work for Norton Ditto until her retirement.She is preceded in death by her husband of many years, Julian Duran; parents Emilio and...
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Jack Claire Roles

April 4, 1930 - March 12, 2017

Jack Claire Roles, 86, beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother passed away Sunday, March, 12, 2017. Jack was born to G. Claire Roles and Margaret Lucas in New Kensington, PA on April 4, 1930. He was educated at the University of Maryland. Jack entered the U.S. Army in 1953 during the Vietnam conflict and rose to the rank of Lt. Col. He served in Europe as Chief of Mapping and Geodedic...
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Amy Elizabeth Woods

September 2, 1923 - March 6, 2017

Amy Elizabeth Woods (Meme) ~ September 2, 1923- March 6, 2017 ~ Beloved, wife, mother, grandmother & soon to be great grandmother, passed away peacefully in her sleep on March 6, 2017. She was forever faithful & true to the love of her life, Lynn Woods, who passed away only a few short months ago. Even though our hearts are once again broken, we know that she was greeted at the pearly...
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Edward William Richie

July 17, 1934 - February 26, 2017

Edward William Richie, Jr (Bill), 82, born on July 17,1934 in Kansas City, MO passed away on February 26,2017 in Spring, TX after a prolonged illness.Bill's career as a Corporate Tax Consultant in both California and Texas included such companies as Superior Oil and Gas, Cooper Industries, Signal Oil and Gas, Burmah Oil and Gas, Aminoil, RJ Reynolds and Phillips Petroleum. Bill is preceded in...
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Rosa Maria Segovia

April 3, 1951 - February 17, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Brookside Funeral Home - Champions, Houston, TX.
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Emil Wayne Hermis

December 2, 1964 - February 14, 2017

Emil Wayne Hermis at the age of 52 of Houston Texas lost his battle to Leukemia February 14, 2017. He graduated from MacArthur High School and went on to own a successful business named "Hermis Landscaping" He loved to fish and to hunt and just being outdoors. He was fun-loving and enjoyed being a father. He was funny and loved by all. After the death of his father, Ernest James Hermis he then...
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Adam Salazar

December 10, 1990 - February 8, 2017

Adam M. Salazar was born December 10, 1990 in Houston, Texas and passed away February 8, 2017. He was very close with his brother, David and they were inseparable. Even when doing their chores, Adam made sure David's chores were done, even doing them himself, making sure that David received credit. Adam also enjoyed spending time outdoors, music, luxury cars, and was starting to learn to work...
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Warren Roy Moore

January 15, 1959 - February 6, 2017

Warren Roy Moore was born on January 15, 1959, in Cleveland, OH to Walter Ree and Theresa Elizabeth Moore (née Toth). Warren passed away on the evening of February 6, 2017 in a helicopter accident in Galveston Bay. Warren was a longtime and loyal employee of SGS, where he was a senior inspector. Warren loved fishing, coin collecting, and spending time with his family. Brown was his favorite...
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Henry Spence Marquis

September 2, 1931 - January 31, 2017

Henry Marquis was born September 2, 1931 in Cuero, Texas to Lucius Henry and Sally Spence Marquis. Urban Clyde, Gerald Lee, Henry, Ursula Ann and Joel Kenneth were born to this marriage. Henry graduated from Cuero High School May 31, 1948 and hitched hiked to Houston the following morning. He joined the Navy in 1951 but was honorably discharged soon after due to chronic ear infection and hearing...
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Marguerite Luper

August 17, 1926 - January 26, 2017

Marguerite Mary Luper my beautiful, ageless mother was called to heaven on January 26, 2017.Marguerite was born on August 17, 1926 in the Bronx, New York to Therese & Francis McLaughlin. Born with a cleft pallet, she came into this world fighting for her life and continued fighting.scarlet fever, pneumonia and other diseases that most children at that time never survived (including her 3 year...
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Marjorie H. Plummer

March 18, 1925 - January 21, 2017

Marjorie Helen "Mimi" Plummer, a long-time resident of Houston and Spring Texas peacefully entered into God's Kingdom on Saturday, January 21, 2017. Marge was born March 18, 1925 in Peason, LA., the daughter of Rufus Bernard Williams and Mamie Pearl Williams. Marge was a resident of Natchitoches when she married Benjamin Murray Plummer during WWII in 1945.Marge was a loving wife for 55 years to...
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Julia Elizabeth Hendricks

January 14, 1922 - January 18, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Brookside Funeral Home - Champions, Houston, TX.
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Dora Alicia Zuniga

April 8, 1932 - January 17, 2017

Dora Alicia Zuniga passed away at the age of 84 in Boerne, TX on January 17th, 2017. Dora Alicia Zuniga was born in Laredo, TX on April 8, 1932. She had one brother. Dora graduated from Ursaline Academy and after attending Laredo Junior College worked as a secretary. She married Alfonso Jesus Zuniga, Jr. on July 20, 1953. They eventually made their home in Houston, where she raised six daughters...
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Carolyn Faye Decell

August 5, 1938 - January 2, 2017

Carolyn Faye Decell, 78, of Houston, Texas passed away on January 2, 2017.She was born to Ben and Elsie Pugh of Iowa, LA on August 5, 1938. Faye grew up in Iowa and graduated from Iowa High School, and later from McNeese State University with a Business Degree. She married Henry Decell in 1959, and lived in Baton Rouge before moving to Houston in 1963. Faye was a doting mother and grandmother...
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Michael Andrew Teague

August 28, 1958 - January 1, 2017

Michael Andrew Teague was born to Donald and Jeanetta Teague on August 28, 1958 in Brownwood, Texas. He passed away on January 1, 2017 in Houston, Texas. Mike grew up in Tyler, Texas, graduating from John Tyler High School where he enjoyed his time in the marching band and made treasured lifelong friends. Even as a teenager, Mike couldn't wait to start working and quickly proved his value as a...
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Mable Victoria McDaniel

September 6, 1924 - January 1, 2017

Mabel Victoria McDaniel passed away quietly in her sleep at the age of 92 in Conroe, Montgomery, Texas on January 1, 2017.She was born in Krum, Texas and at the age of 16 married Lester Simpson and they had a daughter, Ada-Jo Simpson Basilick. She was working as a welder during WWII in the Houston ship yard which is where she met JL McDaniel. They had a daughter, Beauton McDaniel Dossey.Her and...
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Nguy?n Gia Tân

April 11, 1953 - December 26, 2016

Cáo Phó Gia dình chúng tôi vô cùng dau d?n báo tin d?n thân b?ng quy?n thu?c: Em, Anh, Ch?ng, Cha, Chú, Ông N?i, Ngo?i c?a chúng tôi là: ...
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Vincent Sebastian Ramos

December 9, 1993 - December 25, 2016

Vincent Sebastian Ramos, 23, of Spring Texas was called to be with the Lord on December 25, 2016. He was born on December 9, 1993 in San Antonio, TX to Brenda Jimenez Musil and Vincente Ramos III.Vincent loved hanging out with his brothers, friends, and even joined a motorcycle group. He loved spending a lot of his time caring for Lyum from his infancy till he was one years old. His friend and...
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