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Mary Katherine Searle

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It is with great sadness that I announce the passing of my Mother, Mary (Kay) Searle, on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at Methodist Mansfield Hospital at the age of 90 years. She was born in Cumberland MD and later moved to Charleston WV where she worked for over 30 years at the A & P as a bookkeeper.  She then moved to Florida and on to Houston and last worked at Briargrove Townhomes as an office…

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Guadalupe Esperanza Siliceo Gonzalez

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Guadalupe Esperanza Siliceo Gonzalez "Pitis" for family and "Lupita" for friends, 71, passed away on May 31, 2017 in Houston, Texas.  She was born on December 31, 1945 to Bencar Siliceo Moreno  and Maria Guadalupe Gonzalez de Siliceo. Lupita was born in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, her beloved hometown.  As a single mother and the head of household at the home where she, her mother, two of her…

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Alfred Babafemi Itiola

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Alfred Babafemi Itiola, 73, passed away on May 30, 2017 in Houston, Texas.  He was born on May 7, 1944 in Nigeria.  He is survived by his loving wife of over 40 years, Christie Itiola; son, Babatunde Itiola; daughters, Mrs. Taiwo Onifade, and Mrs. Kehinde Ipinyomi; brother, Tope Itiola; and grandchildren, Funto, Tobi, Tife, and Nifemi. Services are scheduled for Saturday, June 10, 2017 in the…

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Regan Monet Schmidt

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Regan Schmidt was born in Austin, Texas on October 31, 1985. She passed away peacefully on May 26, 2017 at the age of 31 after a life-long battle with leukemia. Regan graduated from Pflugerville High School in 2004 and received her B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas in 2012. Regan possessed a brilliant mind and was an overachiever in every sense of the word.  She never…

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Larry (Lazarus) Dikran Berberian

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Larry D. Berberian, 94, passed away in Houston, Texas on May 24, 2017.  He was born in Istanbul, Turkey on August 15, 1922. Although Armenian, his family moved to Greece when he was three years old. By the age of thirteen he was an upholsterer by trade. He married Despina (Stefanidis) Berberian in 1952. He resided and worked in Brazil before settling in America in the early 1960s. Larry worked…

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Ricardo Arturo Paredes

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Ricardo Arturo Paredes, 72, passed away on May 23, 2017 in Houston, Texas.   He was born on September 28, 1944 in Matamoros, Mexico to Abelardo and Leonor Paredes. He is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Alicia; four sons, Randy Paredes & wife Sandy, Jesus Paredes, Arturo Paredes, and Eduardo Paredes; and one granddaughter, Kimberly Paredes.  He is preceded in death by his parents and…

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Ruby Vernice Knigge

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Ruby Vernice Knigge, 91, went to be with the Lord on May 21, 2017. Ruby was born on December 8, 1925 to Hertha and Herman Knigge in Houston. She was baptized on January 17, 1926 at Messiah Lutheran Church and confirmed at Messiah on April 2, 1939. She graduated from Sam Houston Sr. High School in 1943. Ruby was a career Shell employee and retired in 1989. She enjoyed travelling with her sisters…

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William Ralph Bradshaw

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William Ralph Bradshaw, 92, passed away on May 15, 2017 in Houston, Texas.   He was born on November 30, 1924 in Sweeney, TX to Ralph Edmund Bradshaw and Dessie Rogers Bradshaw. He is survived by his loving wife of 72 years, Dorothy; son, Ralph Bradshaw & wife Deborah; daughter, Diane Bradshaw Dinkins & husband Kim; son, Grant Bradshaw & wife Lisa; 12 Grandchildren and 18 Great-…

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Margaret Grace Winn

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Margaret Grace Winn was born on November 24, 1937, in San Benito, Texas. She was a first generation American and a native Texan. She passed away peacefully on May 15, 2017, and is now praising her Savior in heaven. She is survived by her son: John Neubauer and wife Kim and grandson John III and wife Bethany, daughters: Christine Neubauer, Lisa Longridge and husband Kent and granddaughters -…

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Margaret (Peg) Katherine Brown Dudar

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Margaret (Peg) Katherine Brown Dudar died peacefully on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 14, 2017. She was born on October 16, 1923 in Ann Arbor, Michigan and was 93 years old. Peg was above all a leader. A woman whose life’s work was to care for the poor and who used her education, intellect, tenacity, and humor to make a major contribution to social justice causes in Houston and Harris County for…

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Bob Frederick

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Robert Wayne Frederick, an Army Veteran with the 101st Airborne, parted our lives at age 66 on Mother’s Day, May 14, 2017, at Hermann Memorial Medical Center due to a motorcycle accident in Houston, TX.   Robert served two tours of duty during the Vietnam War, where he earned the following medals: National Defense Service Medal, Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry with PALM, Vietnam Campaign Medal,…

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Harris Green Lee Rea III

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Harris Green Lee Rea, III, (often called Lee) passed into the arms of our Lord and Savior, on May 11, 2017 at MD Anderson Hospital in Houston, Texas surrounded by his wife Carmen and family and friends after a long and courageous battle with leukemia.  He is survived by his wife, Carmen Faye Sunda, his children Harris Green Lee Rea, IV (Lee) and Lillie McCall Rea, his step-son, Joseph Gregory…

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Norma Jean Kirkham

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Norma Jean Kirkham, 91, passed away on May 5, 2017 in Willis, Texas.  She was born on December 24, 1925 in Rio Grande City, Texas to Otto Eugene Smith and Evalyn Adeline (Morgan) Smith. She is survived by her daughter, Michaela Hinson & husband Buddy; grandson, Garrett Webster & wife Somer; and grandchildren, Gage & Isla Webster.   She is preceded in death by her husband, Don Kirkham…

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Linda Ann Leatherwood

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Linda Ann Leatherwood was born on November 27, 1949 in Evanston, Illinois and passed away on May 4, 2017 in Conroe, Texas. She was 68 years old.

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Kehinde Omoniyi Osunseyi

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With a very hearty heart and gratitude to God Almighty for a short, fulfulled life, we announce the passing into eternity of a dearly beloved Pastor, husband, father, brother, and friend, Pastor Kehinde Omoniyi Osunseyi, who, at the age of 49 years, answered the higher call in the late evening hours of Thursday, May 4, 2017 at Memorial Hermann Hospitall in Pearland, Texas. He is survived by his…

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Bach Mai Ngo

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Bach Mai Ngo was born in Saigon, Vietnam on December 16, 1950 and passed away in Katy, Texas on May 3, 2017. She is survived by her daughter Vivian Huynh and husband Minh Ong, and their children Sophia and Joanna Ong. A visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 from 10AM to 12PM at Beresford Funeral Service. A funeral service will follow the visitation.

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Nita Ann Crawford Couch

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Nita Ann Couch, 73, passed away on May 1, 2017 in Sugar Land, Texas.   She was born on January 10, 1944 in Gladewater, Texas. She is survived by her sisters, Gwendolyn Rider & husband Brayton Monte Rider III of Canal Fulton, Ohio and Connie Florence Roebuck of Conroe, Texas; her brother, Terry Neal Crawford and wife Susan of Bellville, Texas; sister-in-law, Diane Crawford of Austin, Texas;…

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Norma Fluitt Milligan

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Norma Joyce Fluitt Milligan     Norma Joyce Milligan died Monday, May 1, 2017, in Southlake, Texas.  She was born to the late Leland David Fluitt and Lillian Belle Dodd Fluitt on June 17, 1933, in Burnet, Texas.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Barth Milligan, Jr. and sister, Mary Sue Mallett.     As a homemaker, she dedicated her life to her family and those she loved.  She was a…

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Maria S. Gomez de Santamaria

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Maria Socorro Gomez de Santamaria, 72, passed away in Houston, Texas on April 25, 2017.  She was born on May 13, 1944 in Mexico to Roberto Gomez and Maria Feliz Palacios de Santamaria. She is survived by her loving husband of nearly 52 years, Rodrigo Santamaria; 3 sons, Jose Rodrigo Santamaria & wife Olga, Armando Santamaria, and Eduardo Santamaria & wife Sylvia; 3 daughters, Maria Del…

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James Ray Hardzog Jr.

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James Ray Hardzog Jr. “Jim” answered the Lord’s call home at age 57 on Saturday, April 22nd, 2017. He was “Not your average Jim.”  Laughter and his love of family and friends were his hallmark, along with a deep abiding faith in Jesus Christ. He married Darlene in 1988. He was well known for being late to everything and put off having children until Darlene said, “Tick tock, tick tock, it’s now…

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Rosamaria Ramirez-Pace

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After almost 4 years of suffering and being in pain, Rosamaria Ramirez-Pace was given her angel wings and granted her peace on April 22, 2017 at 8:25 pm.  Her final days were spent surrounded by family and friends. Rosamaria’s life would seem too short to many, but those who were touched by her understood that the quality of existence far exceeds the quantity of time in which one lives. She…

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Harold Joseph Slaughter Sr.

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Harold J. Slaughter passed away on April 21, 2017. He worked tirelessly for the Houston Chronicle for over 50 years, and always said “He would die with a newspaper in his hand”, and he was right. Shortly after throwing his paper route, he wasn’t feeling well so he drove himself to the doctors office and breathed his last breath. He was a loving father and friend who always wore a smile on his…

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Carmen Cruz

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Carmen Cruz, 46, passed away on Friday, April 14, 2017 in Houston, Texas. Visitation and viewing will be Thursday evening, April 20, 2017 from 5 to 8 pm in the Chapel of Beresford Funeral Service.  

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Brigido Anaya

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Brigido Anaya, 64, passed away in Houston, Texas on April 11, 2017.  He was born in San Carlos, Mexico on June 8, 1952 to Carmelino Anaya and Maria Santos Flores, who both precede him in death. In addition to his parents, he is preceded by his brother, Carlos Anaya. He is survived by his loving wife of 16 years, Juana Maria (Parache) Anaya; his three children, Karina Ortega & husband…

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Julie Ann Tade

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Julie Tade was born in Great Bend, Kansas on March 28, 1956 to Glenn and Rosemary Tade. She died in Houston, Texas on April 11, 2017. She graduated from Spring Branch High School and the University of Houston. She enjoyed her cocker spaniels, listening to James Taylor, talking to her many cousins, traveling to Mexico and working with ceramics.   She is survived by her brothers Tim and his wife…

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Becca Parker

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Rebecca “Becca” Parker, was born on September 26, 2000 in Georgetown, Texas. From that moment, she filled Travis and Brandy’s hearts with so much love and joy. After moving to Houston from East Texas with her parents and little brother, Connor, Becca attended Robison Elementary and then Spillane Middle School. She became very active in the orchestra, playing the violin, and she developed a love…

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Cynthia Fletcher Hugele

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Cynthia Fletcher Hugele was born June 9, 1953, and passed away April 1, 2017, in her home in Houston, Texas. She is survived by her husband, Jim Hugele, her three children, Rachael Walker, Michael Agricola, and Sarah Agricola, her five grandchildren; Ethan, Teralynn, Elise, Hayley, and Benjamin, and her dog, Chandler. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her sister, Adeline…

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Billie V. Whitefield

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Billie Virginia Buntin Whitefield was born at home on December 28, 1921 in the part of Houston now known as the Heights.  She passed away at the age of 95 on April 1, 2017 surrounded by family.  She was the youngest daughter of Amzie Wiley Buntin and Laura Wilma Reader Buntin. She was a 1939 graduate of John H. Reagan High School and attended the University of Houston.  Billie was a longtime…

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Maria Emma Loaiza

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Maria Emma Loaiza passed in her sleep on March 31, 2017, in Houston, Texas. She is survived by a son, Humberto Rico, of Houston, and his wife, and a daughter, Maritza Hord, also of Houston, and her husband; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; many cousins, nephews, and nieces in Colombia who loved her dearly; and many friends in Houston and Colombia. Emma was born December 12, 1926,…

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Wanda Faye Lacy

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Wanda Faye Lacy, 73, passed away on March 25, 2017 in Sugar Land, TX.  She was born on August 4, 1943 in Dyersburg, Tennessee to Robert Wesley Wheat and Jessie Lee (Pascal) Wheat. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by one of her four daughters, Amanda Lambert; and one of her three sisters, Jewel Wheat. She is survived by three daughters, Pam Chalk & husband Fred, Rhonda…

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