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Mark A. Owings

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Mark Allen Owings, 52, passed away on Saturday, March 25, 2017 after a brief illness.  He was preceded in death by his mother, Banette Owings, and is survived by his father Allen Owings and wife Diane, his two sisters, Cassandra Bayack and husband Chris, and Duralyn Owings, and his brother Scott Hudson and wife Katrina.  Memorial services will be 3:00 PM Thursday, March 30 at Beresford Funeral…

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Mark Steven Carey

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Mark Steven Carey, a man of strong faith, was born on September 24, 1967 in Shreveport, Louisiana, and joined his Lord and Savior on March 24, 2017 in Houston, Texas, at the age of 49. He was preceded in death by his father, Bill D. Carey, and grandparents. He is survived by his daughter, Gloria Carey; mother, Dolores Harris and husband Sam; brothers, Craig Carey and wife Joann; Scott Carey and…

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Aziza Nakhle Bitar

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Aziza Nakhle Bitar, 80, passed away on March 22, 2017 in The Woodlands, Texas.   She was born in Lebanon on December 19, 1936. Services will be on Monday, March 27, 2017 at Our Lady of the Cedars Maronite Catholic Church (11935 Bellfort Village Dr, Houston, TX 77031).  Visitation will start at 6pm.  Funeral Mass will be at 7pm. Interment will be on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 11am at Houston…

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Victoria Siehgbeah

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Victoria Siehgbeah was born on March, 15, 1977 in Liberia and passed away on March 21, 2017 in Houston, Texas. Victoria is survived by her loving husband, Alphonso Siehgbeah, her four sons, Prince, Gaye Luis, Eric, Ericson, and Ben Siehgbeah, her three daughters, Mamie, Jaway L., and Slay L. Siehgbeah, her three brothers, John, George, and Richard Pohou, and her two sisters, Sophia and Ophelia…

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John Waldrop Kenneday

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John Waldrop Kenneday Born July 21st, 1924 Went to heaven March 19th, 2017 at 92 ½ years young from complications stemming from a bone infection, something he couldn’t fix with a screwdriver, pliers and some bailing wire.   John was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Bill Kenneday and sister, Rebecca Tart as well as his first wife, Neta Haze.  Left to treasure his memory are his second…

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Antonio Noe Sapon

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Antonio Noe Sapon, 48, passed away on March 19, 2017 in Houston, Texas.  He was born on February 9, 1969 in Guatemala. He is survived by his loving wife of 25 years, Rosario Sapon; son, Jason Sapon; daughters, Yuvisa Sapon, and Stephanie Sapon; his father, Theodoro Sapon; brother, Mario Sapon; and sister, Amalia Sapon. He is preceded in death by his mother, Paula Vicente. Visitation will be…

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Jerry Spell

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Jerry Spell, 77, passed away in Alvin, Texas on March 19, 2017.   He was born on January 10, 1940 in Trinity, Texas.   He is survived by his loving wife of 9 years, Judith Spell; sons, Jeff Vickrey & wife Yvonne, and David Vickrey & partner Rodney Hoover; daughter, Michelle Calvert & husband Scott; and his nieces & nephews, Lisa Duderstadt, Andy Spell & wife Lynda, Darrell…

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Troy Michael Whitley

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Troy Michael Whitley, 51, passed away on March 15, 2017 in Katy, Texas.  He was born on February 23, 1966 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He is survived by his daughters, Kiara Whitley, and Kanisha Antoine; his sons, Charles Madina, and Miguel Antoine & wife Amanda; his mother, Yolanda Ledesma; his grandchildren, Charles Jones, Marquise Antoine, Kevin Washington, Chasity Madina, Chelsea Madina,…

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Robert Lee Syzdek

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Robert Lee Syzdek, 79, passed away in Rosenberg, Texas on March 14, 2017.  He was born on July 27, 1937 in Houston, Texas to Thomas John Syzdek and Juliana Florene (Kwasnica) Syzdek.   He is survived by his loving wife of 38 years, Nettie Marie (Huffman) Syzdek; daughter, Sherry Shipe; son, Toma Powell; grandchildren, Lane Powell, Erica, T.J., Whitney, & Amelia Shipe, and Dixie Ennis;…

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Philip Lee Parker Jr.

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Philip Lee Parker, Jr was born September 8, 1947 in St Louis Missouri and passed away on March 12, 2017 in Houston Texas.  He is preceded in death by his parents Philip L Parker and Willette Valleroy Parker.  He is survived by his sisters Katheryn Henry of Washington and Nanette Kalter of Edinburgh Texas and his wife Sheryl Stout Parker of Houston. Phil graduated from high school in Eugene,…

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John Francis Witzeman

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John Francis Witzeman "Stats" passed away on March 10, 2017 to be with Jesus. John was born February 15th, 1939 and was the son of Adolph and Rita Witzeman of LaSalle- Peru, Illinois. John attended St. Bede’s Academy and Western, Illinois before moving and settling in Houston where he managed Molly’s Westcrest Pub for over 30 plus years in addition to his second love as statistician for the…

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Robert Allen Schneider

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Robert (Bob) Schneider was born August 27, 1937, the 2nd son of Theo & Viola Schneider of San Antonio.  Bob was raised in San Antonio, attending the public schools and graduated from Thomas Jefferson H.S. in 1955.  At Jefferson, Bob played the basshorn in the band.  After graduation, Bob joined the Army and was stationed in Germany as a medical lab technician for 3 years.  After the Army, Bob…

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Louis Reynold Julien

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Louis Reynold Julien, 77, passed away in Stafford, Texas on March 1, 2017.  He was born in Jeremie, Haiti on January 9, 1940 to the late Clarice Saintelus and Amercieux Julien.  He was the 5th of eleven siblings.   He went to Catholic school, after summer school, he went to Seminar of the Father Sacred Heart.  He continued his education in Port-au-Prince.  He received a scholarship to Canada to…

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Edward Hampton Cox

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Edward Hampton Cox, a strong dedicated husband, father and grandfather, embodied Christ’s compassion for others and genuinely loved to give of his time, talent and treasures, died on Sunday, February 26, 2017 at the age of 85.   Edward is survived by his wife of over 56 years, Joanne; one son and his wife, Wade and Kelli Cox; three daughters and their husbands, Dave and Sandra Weber, Larry and…

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Bryan Eugene Patrick

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Bryan Eugene Patrick, 59, died in Houston on February 26, 2017.  He was born in Tyler, Texas on January 26, 1958 to Robert Eugene Patrick and Arlene (Turner) Patrick, who survive him. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his loving wife of 19 years, Melinda Patrick; sons, Dallas Patrick & wife Stephanie, Dakota Patrick & wife Esmeralda, Travis Patrick, stepsons Lee Patchen,…

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Patricia A. Fumic

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Patricia Zimmerman Fumic, age 80, of Houston, passed away on February 20th, 2017. Pat was born in Cleveland, Ohio on March 11, 1936. She grew up in Cleveland, but moved to Houston to start a business with her husband. Pat is survived by her devoted husband of 59 years, Ed; her children, Sue Edquist (Darrell), Ed (Moira), granddaughters, Alex and Austin Edquist, Madison and Emslie Fumic and…

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Joyce Weinzapfel Schneider

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Joyce Weinzapfel Schneider, 68, passed away on February 14, 2017 in Houston, Texas.   She was born on September 13, 1948. She is survived by her five children, Brandt Eric Schneider, Justin Christopher Schneider, Marissa Faith Schneider Waring & husband Daniel, Mark Larson Schneider, and Scott Alexander Schneider; two grandchildren, Daniel Joseph Waring III, and Zachary Owen Waring; and her…

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Rosenda Ramirez Cooper

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Rosenda Ramirez Cooper, 82, passed away in Houston, Texas on February 11, 2017.  She was born in Mexico on February 28, 1934 to Emilio & Ezekila Ramirez.   She is survived by her sons, James Cooper & wife Richel, Bert Marcus Cooper Jr. & wife Wendy, Kevin Cooper & wife Megan; her daughters, Rose Elizabeth Michelle Bertrand & husband Stephen, Beverly Brinkmeyer & husband…

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Lavern Willis Austin

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Lavern Willis Austin, 58, passed away on February 10, 2017 in Houston, Texas.   She was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on November 1, 1958 to Samuel Lee Willis & Thelma Lee Woodfork Willis, who precede her in death. Lavern worked for the Department of Veterans Affairs for 28 years. She is survived by her loving husband of 14 years, Darryl Austin; her son, Keitrick Willis; her daughter,…

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Ronald Joe Tremble

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On February 8, 2017, Ron joined his bride and His Lord in the Kingdom of heaven. Ron fought the good fight his whole life, but when he lost his lifelong sweetheart, Peggy, this past March, his will for living diminished.  He was born on September 8, 1936 in Newkirk, Oklahoma, but he got to Texas as soon as he could and was a childhood friend of his wife to be in Borger, Texas. He was born to…

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Kerney H. McCormick

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Kerney H. McCormick, Sr. passed away peacefully at home in Houston, TX. with family present on February 1, 2017. Surviving are his three sons, Mack and wife Linda, John and wife Barbara, and Tracy McCormick. Kerney also has two special nieces, Jane Cappelletti of Bellingham, WA., and Rebecca Robinson of Edmond, OK. A native of Laurel, Mississippi, he was a graduate of the George S. Gardner High…

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Leonard Henry Sacks Jr.

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Len Sacks of Katy, Texas was born January 9, 1930 in Dora, Alabama and passed away peacefully after a brief illness, January 30, 2017 with family members at his bedside.  Len is survived by his loving wife Sue Lo, of Katy, Texas, a daughter Theresa Rohloff of Scott, Louisiana, and a son Robert M. Sacks of Redmond, Oregon and their families.  Len is also survived by step-children, Dr. Asia Lo, of…

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Donald Ray Betterton

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Donald Ray Betterton, P.E., 79, of Kerrville, Texas was called to his heavenly home on January 28, 2017. Don was a native Houstonian, born September 8, 1937, to Irene Elizabeth and Leslie Betterton graduated from Jeff Davis High School in 1955, He immediately entered the U.S. Navy, Seabees, in 1955, at 17, after being turned down for flight school because he was “too tall”. He became a crew chief…

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Raul Flores

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August Leonard Geraci Jr.

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August L. Geraci Jr. entered into Eternal Life on Friday, January 20, 2017 at the age of 74 years, with his wife, Nancy, of 50 years at his bedside. He was the proud father of Jeffery (Denise) Geraci of Katy, TX and John (Angela) Geraci of Charleston, SC, dear son of the late August L. Geraci and Mary (Terrazzino) Geraci of Chicago Illinois; fond brother of the late Frank (Mary Beth) Geraci and…

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Ghassan Chaouki Hage

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Ghassan Hage, 57, died in Houston, Texas on January 20, 2017, his 57th birthday.  He was born on January 20, 1960 in Lebanon. He is survived by his mother, Nadia Abouchedid Hage; brother, Samir Hage; sisters, Suha Hage, Maha Hage Reynolds, Sana Hajj Alameddine & husband Adnan; nephew, Ibrahim Alameddine & wife Rasha; niece, Dina Hammoud & husband Malek; and great-nephews, Karim…

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Mary Skinner

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Mary Louise Collins Skinner of Houston, passed into the loving hands of the Lord on Thursday, January 19, 2017, with her children by her side. She was 89. After marrying the love of her life, Dave Skinner in Liberty, Texas, the newlyweds moved to the Houston area, where they raised their five children.    Dave and Mary enjoyed 55 years of wedded bliss before Dave passed away in 2000 after a…

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David L. Doss

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David L. Doss passed away on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at the age of 90. He was born on December 12, 1926 in Highlands, Texas to Minor and Annie Doss and graduated from Robert E. Lee High School in Baytown, Texas. After high school David attended the University of Texas at Austin, where he earned his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in 1949. In that same year he wed his sweetheart,…

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Gideon Adeniji

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Gideon Adeniji passed away on January 17, 2017 in Houston, Texas. He was born in Nigeria on February 6, 1976 to Simon and Olufunke Adeniji. A visitation will be held Thursday January 26, 2017 being at 11:00am in the Chapel of Beresford Funeral Service followed by the funeral ceremony at 12:00pm. Burial will follow at the Carmen Nelson Bostick Historic Cemetery near Tomball, Texas.

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James Balsano Jr.

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James Richard Balsano Jr. (Bimmie, Pumpkin), 34, of Houston, Texas, died January 12, 2017. Born July 13, 1982, in Houston, Texas to James R. Balsano, Sr. and Belinda Longoria. He graduated from Langham Creek High School in May, 2001, where he was a member of the Choir Club. He attended Houston Community College in Culinary Arts. James is survived by his father Jim Balsano and mother Belinda…

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