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James B. Sullivan

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James B. Sullivan died in Houston, Texas on Thursday, January 12, 2017. He was born July 19, 1930 in Chicago, IL. He grew up in the west Chicago neighborhood of Austin, attended Resurrection Parish grammar school followed by St. Mel High School. He attended University of Illinois – Navy Pier and graduated University of Illinois – Urbana Champaign. He also served in the U. S. Marine Corp.  …

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Mac McCauley

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Thomas Jessie McCauley Jr., known by all as “Mac”, passed away on January 10, 2017, at the age of 57. Mac was born on August 28, 1959 in Pasadena Texas to T.J. and Juanita McCauley.   Mac is survived by his daughter Brandy Smith, his son Brent Smith, and his grandchildren Cody Harmon, Chase Harmon, McKenzie Loosemore, Hayley Jo Smith, and Danika Loosemore. Mac is also survived by his mother,…

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Paul Samson Christie

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Paul Samson Christie, 76, passed away on January 7, 2017 in Houston, Texas.    He was born in India. He is survived by his loving wife of 30 years, Shirley Weiss; their Daughter, Erica Christie; children of his first wife, Patrick Christie & Karen, Jennifer Kirubakaran & Benny, Angela Christie, Jacob Christie; siblings, Daisy Christie, Winfred Christie & Nirmala, Emanuel Christie…

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James Lester Julian III

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James Lester Julian, III, 82, passed away on January 5, 2017. He was born February 11, 1934, in Houston, Texas. He is preceded in death by his parents, James Lester Julian, Jr. and Katherine Hurlock Morgan; and his loving wife, Claudette Julian. Jim had a joyful spirit, fervently pursued his many passions, and shared his love of life with all he encountered. He attended Austin High School and…

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Larry B. Jackson

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Larry Bruce Jackson, 85, of Houston, Texas passed away surrounded by his loving family on Friday, December 24, 2016.   Larry was born February 1, 1931 in San Antonio to Joe L. and Vera Walker Jackson, grew up in the Heights and graduated from Reagan High School in 1949, having played on the basketball and baseball teams, served on the cheerleading squad and been voted most popular. He attended…

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Joseph Nagy

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Joseph “Joe” Nagy died peacefully at home December 19, 2016 surrounded by his loving family. He was born December 23, 1919 in Divernon, Illinois to Julius and Martha (Gyuling) Nagy. In 1937, Joe graduated from Divernon High School. After graduation, he continued to work at his father’s store and dance hall. Then through the early months of the war, heworked as a machine operator at an armaments…

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Carol Redding

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Carol Redding passed away at her home in Houston on December 12, 2016 surrounded by her family. She celebrated her one-hundredth birthday just a few months before. She was an enthusiastic, adventurous spirit. She loved her friends and her friends loved her. Born in Brooklyn, NY, Carol grew up on Long island, learning to sail in the Great South Bay. Carol loved to travel.  When not in Europe, one…

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Wilma Rose Hammond

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In Loving Memory of Wilma Rose Hammond Born: September 30 1924 West Union, West Virginia Departed this life December 10, 2016 Houston, Texas   Obituary Wilma Rose Hammond 92, of Tomball Texas, passed away on Saturday December 10, 2016 in Houston Texas. Wilma was born September 30 1924 in West Union, West Virginia. She is survived by Sons, Joe, <Denise>, John, <Jacqueline>,…

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Evelyn Watson

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Evelyn Rae (Abernathy) Watson, 70, passed away on December 10, 2016 at her home in Houston, Texas. She was born in Houston on February 8, 1946 to Charles A. Abernathy & Mary Frances (Day) Abernathy. She is survived by her son, Danny Abernathy; granddaughter, Tweety Abernathy; brothers, Sam Abernathy and Henry Abernathy; sister, Gale Bustamento; nieces & nephews: Gary LeCompte, Mike…

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Lauryn Mock

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Lauryn Kay Mock (Nettles), beloved wife, mother, and friend, passed away peacefully on December 8, 2016, in Katy, Texas, after a fierce twenty-month fight with pancreatic cancer. She was born on November 17th, 1962, in Meridian, Mississippi. Lauryn graduated from Lamar Consolidated High School in 1980. She then attended Wharton Junior College for her license as a vocational nurse before…

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Peggy Lee Ervin

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To Celebrate PEGGY LEE ERVIN, 69, passed away December 7, 2016 and is with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ celebrating her arrival. She is survived by her husband Richard Ervin of 37 years, The Diva, Loving daughter Samantha Rice, granddaughter Camryn Rice, grandson Joshua Rice, son in law Ramey Smith, Sister Donna Williams and husband Lanny Williams, brother-in-law JE Quebedeaux and many nieces…

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Melissa Couch

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Melissa Couch, 53, passed away on December 4, 2016 in Houston, Texas. She was born on March 19, 1963 in Houston to John Talmadge Brandon and Betty Edith (Bazar) Brandon. She is survived by her loving husband of 28 years, Mark Couch; her brother, Robert Brandon & wife Diane, and their children, Gary, Sarah, and Will; niece, Heather Hamilton; nephew, David Couch; brother-in-law, Bruce Couch;…

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Ramona Ibarra

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Ramona Ibarra, de 43 años fallecio el 1 de Diciembre del 2016 en Houston, Texas. Nacida el 26 de Enero del 1973 en Guadalajara, Jalisco. Ella es sobrevivida por su esposo, Fernando Ibarra; hijas, Maria F. Ibarra y Clara S. Ibarra; hermanos, Joseluis Ibarra, Juan Jose Ibarra, Juan Ibarra, Aurelio Ibarra, y Jesus Ibarra; hermanas, Irene Ibarra y Maria de la Cruz Ibarra. Ramona era una amada madre,…

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Major George Geist

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Rene Oswaldo Ortiz

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Rene Oswaldo Ortiz, 40, passed away in Sugar Land, Texas on November 24, 2016. He was born on February 29, 1976 in Elgin, Illinois. He is survived by his mother and father; brother, Alex Ortiz & wife Blanca (and their son, Kal-el); sister, Reyna Castillo & husband Gabriel (and their children, Angel, Emily, and Eli Castillo); a half-sister, Michelle Ortiz; aunt, Sanjuanita Hernandez…

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Michael Gaylord Baker

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Michael Gaylord Baker, age 60, passed away suddenly at Memorial Hermann Hospital, in Houston Texas, with his son, Sean Michael Baker at his side. Michael was born on May 28, 1956, in Adrian, MI, to Gaylord and Jean Baker. Michael graduated from Adrian High School in 1974, and from the University of Michigan in 1977. Michael enjoyed a career as an Actuary at Mercer (Kansas City, Mo and Detroit, MI…

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Adrian Barron

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Adrian Barron, 58, died on November 16, 2016 in Houston, Texas at the age of 58 years, 8 months, 27 days. He was born on February 20, 1958 in Monterrey, Mexico. He is survived by his sons, Christian Barron and Julio Adrian Barron; daughter, Alicia Virdiana Barron; grandchildren, Nathan Barron, Carley Valeria Barron, Janette “Nena” Barron, Esteban Isaac Barron, and Nicole Barron; sister, Irma…

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Gerald Joe Tackett

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It has pleased God Almighty in His infinite wisdom to take unto Himself the soul of Gerald Joe Tackett, beloved husband, respected father, treasured grand and great-grand father. This Christian man was a child of God through the gift of baptism and beautifully exemplified God’s love on Earth. As a young man, he graduated from Texas A&M College of Architecture in 1955 and at his death is…

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Charles Willard Davenport

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Senior Master Sergeant Charles Willard Davenport, 78, passed away on November 14, 2016 in Houston, Texas. He was born on March 24, 1938 to Henry and Esther Davenport in Jemison, Alabama. He is survived by his daughter, Linda Olewine & husband Robert Olewine; his son, Robert E. Davenport & wife Julia Isabel Davenport; Brothers, Leonard Davenport, Grady Davenport, James Davenport; and…

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Hazel Whitworth

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Hazel (Carter) Whitworth, born in Fresno, California on May 3, 1919 to the late Ivan and Nancy Hood, passed away at age 97 on November 14, 2016. She received her Registered Nurse degree from St. Francis Hospital School of Nursing in San Francisco, California, then her Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist degree from St. Mary’s Hospital in Duluth, Minnesota. She came to Port Lavaca in 1946 to…

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Rusty James Muga

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Rusty James Muga, 47, passed away on November 7, 2016 in Houston, Texas. He was born on May 5, 1969 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is survived by his parents, Enrique & Hilda Muga; sisters, Rosemary Muga, Elizabeth Murray & husband Michael, and Nadia Muga; daughter, Cortney Muga; and nieces, Celeste Oyervides Muga, and Amelia Murray. Rusty was a beloved son, brother, and friend who had a sense…

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Gerald David Martin Sr.

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Our Dad was many things to us. He was loving, honest, hardworking, generous, thoughtful, faithful and kind. Dad was fervent in his Christian faith and lived it continually and to the fullest, exemplifying goodness and truth. He adored his wife, his family, his grandkids, his great grandkids and was especially fond of his cat. It didn’t take much to please Dad. He most enjoyed the simplest of…

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Herman Daniel Weisser Jr.

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Herman Daniel “Dan” Weisser, Jr., 89, passed away on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 in Bryan, Texas. Graveside Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, November 5, at the Franklin Cemetery in Franklin, Texas with the Rev. Gail Smith officiating. He was born on August 12, 1927 in Terrell, Texas. Dan graduated from the University of Texas with a degree in Electrical Engineering in 1949 and also proudly served…

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Oscar Barnes Jr

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Oscar Barnes, Jr. is called home to his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Ray as Oscar is known is a lifelong Texas resident. He is Dad to three sons, Jim, Don and Rich Barnes. Donna is a beloved step-daughter. Ray leaves his daughters-in-law, Dian, Betsy and Karen. His grandchildren (Peter, Lisa, Wayne, Jamie, Christie, Daniel and Jaclyn) survive him, and carry his hope and legacy of Christian…

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Steven Douglas Adair Sr.

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John William Kirk MD

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Wilbur L. Doehring

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Wilbur L. Doehring, 78 passed away on Friday October 28, 2016. He was born on August 2, 1938 to Vlasta Kocian and George Doehring. Wilbur worked faithfully and tirelessly for the United States Postal Service for 26 1/2 years. He was an active member and acting State Treasurer of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees (NARFE). He is survived by his children; Brenda, Debra, David,…

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Edgar Milton Emery

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Edgar Milton Emery was born in River Rouge, MI, on March 7, 1928 and died on October 27, 2016 of an apparent heart attack in his home in Houston, TX. “Leftie” would have said that 88 was a good number and that he was lucky to have a great family to carry on. He is survived by his daughter, Donna Ontko (George), and grandchildren Robert and John Ontko, and his son, Richard Emery (Heather), and his…

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Barbara Petrutsas

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Eleanor Lenora Hopkins McKee

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Eleanor Lenora Hopkins McKee, our beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, passed away on October 25, 2016 at the age of 92. She was born June 4, 1924 in Atlanta, Georgia, the second daughter of James Elmer Hopkins and Myrtle Faye Denton Hopkins. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lynne Curtis McKee, her son, Matthew Scott, her parents and her brothers and sister. She is…

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