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Edward Marcus Chisholm

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Edward Marcus Chisholm left this world Wednesday night with his wife and daughter by his side. In the days preceding his death, he was surrounded by his family and very close friends. Ed was born in Houston Texas on May 11, 1949 as the youngest of three children. He was preceded in death by his parents, Horace and Estelle Chisholm; sister Sally Chisholm and brother David Chisholm. Ed attended…

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Earl Lesure Jr.

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Earl Lesure Jr. of Toledo, OH, passed away into the loving arms of Jesus on December 11, 2017 in Houston, TX. After fighting an almost yearlong health battle, Earl was released from his earthly body while surrounded by his family. He was 67 years old. Earl graduated from Libbey High School in Toledo, OH in 1969. That same year, he was employed with General Mills, and was a faithful employee…

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Frank R. Pierce Jr.

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Frank R Pierce, Jr. passed from this earth to his heavenly home on Thursday, December 7th at 91 years old.  He was preceded in death by his parents Johnny W. and Avis Moore, and Frank R. Pierce, Sr. also son, Kirk Tabor Pierce.  He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Barbara (Bootsie) Pierce of Sugar Land, son Rick Pierce and wife Shelli of Sugar Land, TX, brother Bennie W. Moore and wife…

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Steve Whitton

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Steven Henry Whitton, 62, of Katy, Texas lost his courageous battle with cancer on Monday December 4th, 2017. Funeral services will be held on Friday, December 8th at Champion Forest Baptist Church (15555 Stuebner Airline Road, Houston, TX 77069) with visitation at 2pm and the funeral at 3pm, followed by burial at Carmen Nelson Bostick Historic Cemetery (12317 Holderreith Road, Tomball, TX 77375…

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Stella Lee Heuschkell

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Stella Lee Heuschkell, 73, stepped into Heaven on December 1, 2017 in Houston, Texas.   She was born on October 23, 1944 in San Antonio, Texas to Frank and Cleo Heuschkell, and was the oldest of three daughters.   Stella is preceded in death by both her father, Frank Heuschkell and her mother, Cleo Heuschkell.    She is survived by two sisters:  Priscilla (Tim) Ferguson of Ft. Worth, Texas, and…

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Barbara Wetherell Ogilvie

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Barbara Wetherell Ogilvie passed away on November 29, 2017 at the age of 73, surrounded by loved ones at her home in Spring, Texas. She was born September 23, 1944 in Lake Forest, Illinois, the daughter of the late Carey Nelson (Nels) Wetherell and Margaret Foster Wetherell. She earned a bachelor’s degree in literature from Lawrence University  and a master’s degree from the University of…

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James Morgan Lightbody

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James Morgan Lightbody, 72 passed away Saturday, November 18, 2017 at West Houston Medical Center after complications from colon cancer.   Born August 30, 1945 in New Rochelle, New York to Della and Robert Lightbody. He attended Toms River South and served with pride in the United States Air Force from 1965 until his discharge in 1969.   Jim was an adventurous spirit living in various places…

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Betty M. Sabillon Ramirez

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Betty M. Sabillon Ramirez, 49, passed away on November 17, 2017 in Houston Texas.   She was born on January 1, 1968 in Honduras. She is survived by her loving husband of 25 years, Jimmy Ramirez; 2 sons, Bart and Rory Ramirez; daughter, Jennifer Ramirez; her mother, Mercedes Paz Sabillon; and her 8 siblings. Visitation will be held on Friday, November 24, 2017 from 4 to 8 PM in the Chapel of…

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Carol Ann Felix

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†   Carol Ann Felix   December 25, 1952 - November 11, 2017   Requiéscat in Pace     Carol Ann Giuffré Felix, age 64, beloved sister, aunt, great aunt, Godmother, and friend, departed this life after a long illness on November 11, 2017, in Houston, surrounded by members of her family.  She was born on Christmas Day, 1952, and will forever remain her family’s special Christmas Carol.  She…

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Larry Bennett Heathcock

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Larry Bennett Heathcock was born on December 11, 1957 in Houston, Texas and passed away on November 5, 2017 in Stafford, Texas. Larry is survived by his son Shane Heathcock and girlfriend Maddy, his daughter Desiree Huskey and husband Matt, his mother Margaret A. Heathcock, his brothers Alvin and wife Rockelle, Frank and wife Debbie, Mike, and Troy and wife Pamela, his grandchildren Jarett,…

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Bettye Jo Stembridge

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Bettye Jo Stembridge passed into God's arms on Wednesday, November 2 at 10:15 AM at Brookdale Shadowlake community. With her were her daughter Kat and her son-in-law Ralph.  In her final days many friends from Tallowood Baptist Church, her sorority Beta Sigma Phi, and people who loved her and (as she would say) she "loved right back” were at her side. She was 87 years old. Bettye passed on to…

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Jerry Lavon Looney

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The Book of Life opened for Jerry Lavone Looney, July 10, 1948 to the proud parents of Bishop Willie Looney and Lucy Mae Blanks in Chattanooga, Tennessee. They both preceded him in death. He attended Chattanooga High School and after graduating, he enlisted in the United States Army where he received an honorable discharge. In 1968, while still serving his country, he was married to Ms. Ruth Ann…

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Arthur Purnhagen

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Art was born Arthur H. Purhagen on March 07, 1947 in Rockville Centre, New York.  At the age of 2, he was diagnosed with polio, but he did not let this get him down.  He started racing go carts at the young age of 7 until about 15 when he changed to racing cars.  He had his own go cart shop where he sold and did repair work.  His father owned his own wrecker service.  The shops around town that…

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Eugene D'Vondre Lawrence

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Eugene D'Vondre Lawrence was born in Monroe, Louisiana on January 27, 1993 and passed away in The Woodlands, Texas on October 19, 2017. A visitation will be held at Beresford Funeral Service on Thursday, October 26, 2017 from 12 noon to 1 PM.   A graveside service will be held at Carmen Nelson Bostick Historic Cemetery at 2 PM.

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Gloria Udall

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Gloria Udall was born in Barthell, Kentucky on August 23, 1926 and passed away in Cypress, Texas on October 19, 2017. She is survived by her sons, Steven M. Udall and John B. Udall; daughter, Jeanne Udall; 21 grandchildren, Eric Johnson, James Udall, Nikole Ortiz, Gloria Hemple, Steven M. Udall II, Michael Faires-McClellan, Michael Jensen, Jason Jensen, David Benjamin Udall, Jonathan Udall,…

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Christine Crouch Franks

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  Christine Virginia Franks passed into the presence of Jesus Oct. 14, 2017. She was born Dec. 26, 1924 at the Crouch homeplace in Chireno. The fifth of six children to parents Claude Nero Crouch and Sarah Catherine Williams Crouch, she was known as “Chris” to friends and family. Christine was a direct descendant of the founders of Texas. Her ancestors, David Mouser and Isaac Best, came to Texas…

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Patsy Fergus

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Sugarland – In loving memory of Patricia Joseph "Patsy" Fergus who passed away on October 10, 2017, at West Houston Hospital at 10:50 p.m. Patricia, a registered nurse by profession, worked in Florida and New York for many years before retiring to Houston, Texas. She is survived by three children Bryan, Charmaine, Beverly  and their families;  brothers Carl, Raphael, Ezra and their families;…

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Lee Preston Adams

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On the evening of October 4, 2017, Lee Preston Adams, age 86, living in Spring, Texas came home from the hospital, told the staff at his residence that “he was just worn out and that he needed a nap” and when they came to check on him a hour or so later, he had passed away in his sleep.  Born in Duckhill, Mississippi on Monday, May 25, 1931, he was the second child and first-born son of Lela…

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Darrylin Francine Heard

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Darrylin Francine Heard was born September 17, 1949 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Elger and Catherine Simmons. She was educated in the Detroit Public School System where she graduated from Central High School. She accepted Christ at an early age under the leadership of Pastor J.E. Crouch at New Mount Sinai Missionary Baptist Church. Darrylin loved to sing and direct the choir...in fact,…

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Elena Buezo De Sosa

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Maria Magdalena "Elena" Buezo De Sosa, 77, passed away in Houston on October 1, 2017.  She was born on July 22, 1940 in Guatemala to Martín Buezo and Carlota Landaverry De Buezo. She is survived by her 9 children, Hernan Gamaliel Sosa (& Gladys Sosa), Jorge H. Sosa & (Isabel Ortega), Elsa Guerra (& Horacio Carrera), Carlos Guillermo Sosa (& Norma Sosa), Ana Maria Sosa (& Tod…

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John Howard

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John William Howard, age 64, of Houston, Texas, passed away at his home and was welcomed into the kingdom of Heaven Friday morning, September 29, 2017. Born August 4, 1953, in Dallas, Texas, he was the son of the late H.G. and Lois (Courcier) Howard. John graduated with his Master’s Degree from Texas Tech University in 1978, thus beginning a lifelong passion for the Texas Tech Red Raiders. Upon…

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Father Thomas Dignan

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Last Monday, we were saddened by the loss of our own Fr. Thomas Dignan, who died September 25, 2017, at 7:30 P.M. The death of a holy priest, however, is not a time to mourn, but to give thanks to God for the years he was with us. And as we pray for his eternal rest, we are joined today by his two sisters, Helen Liddiard and Teresa Hull. To them and to the rest of his family and friends, we offer…

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Evelyn Wamble

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Evelyn Wamble, a long-time resident of the Houston area, passed away peacefully September 25, 2017, in her home at Rose’s Retreat in Katy, Texas. Born Margaret Evelyn Posey on August 3, 1922 in Dallas, Texas, she lived a long life dedicated to her family and friends. She graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School and received a B.A. from Southern Methodist University. She married C. Everett Wamble…

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Peter William Fairbairn

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Peter William Fairbairn, 86, of Houston, TX., passed away September 24, 2017. He was born in New York City on February 25, 1931.  Peter grew up in West Hartford, CT. and graduated from the Kingswood School in 1949. He graduated from The University of Pennsylvania Wharton School in 1953 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics.  He was a member of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity. He was…

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Onesimo Zuniga Segovia Sr.

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Onesimo Zuniga Segovia, 89, died peacefully at his home in Sugar Land surrounded by his family on September 24, 2017. He was born to Blas Segovia and Silveria Zuniga. He is preceded in death by his parents, wife of 53 years Maria Rosita Segovia, his sisters Julia, Eustolia, Dolores and brothers Juan and Jose. He is survived by his children Irma Segovia Rios and William, Ester Segovia Blumrick…

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Ruth M. Juneman

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Ruth Murray Juneman, aged 96, passed away peacefully on September 19, 2017 after a brief illness. Ruth was born September 26, 1920 in Delphos, Ohio the daughter of Joseph and Henrietta Goebel Murray. At the beginning of World War II, Ruth moved to Chicago, Illinois to begin her career in haberdashery sales at Navy Pier where she met the love of her life Navy man and Texan, Tom Juneman. From the…

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Mary L. Geist

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Mary Louise (Dybar) Geist, 91, passed away on September 18, 2017 in Missouri City, Texas.  She was born in Houston on July 22, 1926 to John Dybar and Minnie (Williams) Dybar. She is survived by her three daughters, Sheila Roman & husband Guadalupe, Jennifer Parks & husband Daniel, and Kimberly Alford & husband Ron; grandchildren, Katlyn & Marissa Parks; and Alaina & Brianna…

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Tobias Garcia

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Tobias Garcia was born in El Salvador on June 11, 1949 and passed away on September 14, 2017 in Spring, Texas. A wake service will be held Wednesday, September 20, 2017 beginning at 6:00PM at Iglesia Evangelica Puerta Del Cielo (13555 Bammel North Houston Road, Houston, TX 77066) until 10:00AM Thursday September 21, 2017. The burial will follow at Carmen Nelson Bostick Historic Cemetery near…

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Brenda Burke Blackwell

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Brenda Kaye Blackwell, 57, of Magnolia, went to be with the Lord on Monday (September 11, 2017) in The Woodlands, Texas after a long fight with cancer. She was born May 1, 1960 in Fort Worth, Texas where she later met and married Tommy Blackwell on February 14, 1987. She was a long-time resident of Sugar Land where she raised her three children: Daniel, Nick, and Eleesha, before making Magnolia…

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Edith Marie Goble

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Edith Marie (Shugart) Goble was born November 10,1931, in Shreveport, Louisiana to Hershel and Mamie (Williams) Shugart.  Edith's mother passed away when she was 2.  She was raised by her Aunt, Ada (Williams) Prewitt.  Edith passed away peacefully on September 11, 2017 at the age of 85. She was a member of Providence Baptist Church in Pasadena Texas. Edith endured a 20-year battle with Ovarian…

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