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Jane Ngozi Ode

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Jane Ngozi Ode, 53, passed away on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 in Houston, Texas.   She was born in Nigeria on March 15, 1967. She is survived by her loving husband, Leon Ode; her two sons, Ojore Okoaye and Ojoyemi Okoaye; one brother and one sister.   Services are being planned.  Please check back for more details soon.  In the mean time, please sign the online guest book to let the family know you…

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George Okabayashi

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George Okabayashi, 89, passed away at his home on May 30,2020. He was born in Beaumont, Tx. on February 22,1931 to Minuro and Yoshimi Okabayashi. George grew up in Houston, Tx and was a graduate of Aldine High School 1948.   George was a brother of 9 siblings, he was the only one with an American name due to being born on George Washington's birthday. In his younger days he was active in…

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Mark Anthony Berryman

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Mark Anthony Berryman, 32, passed away on May 20, 2020 in Pasadena, Texas.   He was born on January 11, 1988 in Pasadena, Texas to Gary Lee Berryman and Brenda Hill Berryman. A Graveside service will be held on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at South Park Cemetery in Pearland, Texas.

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Sharon Ruth Hagewood

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Sharon Ruth Hagewood, 78, passed away unexpectedly at her home on May 16, 2020.  She was born on September 11, 1941 in Hot Springs, Arkansas to Royal and Ethel Neighbors. She is survived by her two sons, Todd Anthony Hagewood & wife Samantha, and Brett Hagewood; two grandchildren, Collin Matthew Hagewood, and Heather Lynn Hagewood; great grandson, Collin Matthew Hagewood Jr.; and her brother…

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Geneva Carol Wetzel Buschbom

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Geneva Carol Wetzel Buschbom (49) of Houston, Texas was born on January 17, 1971 in Arlington, Texas and passed away unexpectedly on May, 14, 2020 as a result of complications from COVID-19. “Ginny” was our sunshine, our calm, and our tornado!  She had the superpower to look at each person she interacted with and to know exactly what she should say to build them up, encourage them or just make…

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Joline Frances Corn

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CORN, JOLINE FRANCES, Joline Frances Corn, age 90 of Spring, Texas went home to be with her Lord on May 14, 2020. Joline was born to Dewey and Lucille Riddle on June 17, 1929 in Clarksburg, West Virginia. She had three loving siblings, Kathryn, Ross and Phillip. All whom predeceased her. Joline’s husband of 63 years, Byron Corn, passed away in 2012. She is survived by her devoted family,…

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Melina Isabel Doig

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The world lost a wonderful figure when Melina Isabel Flores Doig passed away on May 13, 2020. A lifelong, fiercely proud Texan, Melina was born in Houston, Texas on October 27, 1978. She was extremely proud of her multi-generational Houston family lineage. In her 41 years, she made life better for everyone who knew her. She was a loving and supportive wife, mother, daughter, sister and friend.…

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Emerson Diaz-Guzman

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Emerson Diaz-Guzman was born on September 19, 1999 in El Salvador and passed away in Houston, Texas on May 10, 2020. Two visitations will take place on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at Beresford Funeral Service.  The first one will be from 10am to 11am and the second one will take place from 1pm to 2pm.  A graveside service will take place following the last visitation at Carmen Nelson Bostick Cemetery…

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Gannie Lee Justice

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Gannie Lee Justice, passed away on May 9, 2020 in Spring, Texas.  She was born February 11, 1934 in Boyce, Louisiana.   She is survived by her loving husband of 70 years, Ray Lee Justice; Grandchildren, Michell, Connie, Erica, Lori, Arnold Jr., Christine, and Tonya; Great-Grandchildren, Shelby, Paul Jr., Jose Jr., Juan, Emersyn and Olivia; Sister, Elouise Marks; a special niece whom she raised,…

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Rany Elassaad

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He was our son, our friend, our companion and a huge part of our lives and hearts. He always lightened every room with his beautiful smile and his kind heart. He helped us build unforgettable memories that will live on for eternity. It is with the deepest sadness and the greatest sorrow that we have to say “until we meet again” to My Rany. A viewing will be held for Rany El Assaad on Thursday…

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Helen Louise Myers

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Helen Louise Myers, 89, passed away peacefully on Monday May 4, 2020 in Tomball, Texas. She was born on August 20, 1930 in Irving, Texas to Hershal and Velma Fay Pullen. She will be laid to rest Friday May 8, 2020 at 2PM in the Sowers Cemetery in Irving next to her parents.

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Paola Contreras

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Paola Contreras, 27, passed away on May 3, 2020 in Sugar Land, Texas.  She was born on November 27, 1992 in Mexico.   In the mean time, please sign the online guest book to let the family know you were here thinking of them.

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Elizabeth K Camacho

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Elizabeth K. Camacho went home to be with the Lord on May 2, 2020 at age 60. Elizabeth was born to Mr. & Mrs. Efren & Esther Abreo on April 24, 1960 in Big Spring, Texas.  While Elizabeth grew up in Big Spring for most of her childhood, she attended high school in Albuquerque, New Mexico and Austin, Texas completing her high school education and graduating from Lanier High School.…

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Donald Mylie Webster

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Donald M. Webster, 81, passed away on May 2, 2020 in Montgomery, Texas.   He was born on August 17, 1938 in Houston, Texas to Albert Earnest Webster and Naomi Eugene (Durham) Webster.   He is survived by his children, Michael Scott Webster, Steven Dale Webster, Annie Morales, Harvey McCracken, Lloyd McCracken, and Brandy McCracken Van Rompaey; grandchildren, Aaron Webster, Nickie Webster, Jason…

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Bernard Anozie Elechi

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Bernard Anozie Elechi, 72, passed away on May 1, 2020 in Houston, Texas.  He was born on November 11, 1947 in Imo State, Nigeria to Elechi & Elizabeth Dike. He is survived by his daughter, Dr. Bernadine Elechi; brothers, Joe Elechi, and Aloy Elechi; his sister, Angelina Ugo; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles and extended family. He is preceded in death by his brother,…

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Michael Palmer

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Michael Palmer (a.k.a. baba, Mike, pops, Grandpa Mike) passed away after being diagnosed with cancer on April 29, 2020, one month after celebrating his 75th birthday. Michael was born on March 27, 1945 in Ocala, FL and raised in New York, NY. He graduated from the University of Kentucky in 1970 with a B.S. in Mathematics. Michael joined the Army and deployed to Vietnam as a radio operator. Sgt.…

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Linda Rose Purnhagen

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Linda Purnhagen, 69, of Tomball, TX., passed away April 25, 2020 after a long battle with cancer.  She was born in Brooklyn, New York.  She married Arthur H. Purnhagen, Jr. on June 12, 1971.  They moved to Houston in 1981 and raised a beautiful family. Linda was preceded in death by her parents, Grace Matthews and Theodore Matthews, her husband Arthur Purnhagen, daughters Grace Marie Purnhagen…

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Ann Marie Ward

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Ann Marie Ward passed into eternal live on Thursday April 24,2020 at the wonderful age of 90. Services will be postponed due to Covid-19 and will be announced at a later date. Ann M. Bell was born Oct. 3, 1929 to Isaac and Josephine Bell in Toledo, Ohio. She was a faithful member of the First United Methodist Church of Houston, TX where she was a true servant to her God and volunteered on a…

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Helen Craig

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Lucy Helen Pigg Craig went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Friday, April 17, 2020 at the age of 106.  Helen was a resident of West University Place for over 70 years. She was a supportive wife, a devoted mother, grandmother and great grandmother, a faithful servant of Jesus Christ, and a loyal friend.   She will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Helen was born on…

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William B. Mutammara

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William Behnam Mutammara, age 90, was called home to be with the Lord on the morning of April 17, 2020. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 45 years Widad Jirjees Sarah, parents Behnam Naoum Mutammara and Hayat Hanna Sarsam, brother Ramzi and sister Muneera. He is survived by his loving sons Ala’ Mutammara of San Francisco, CA and Atheel Mutammara, his wife Sahar Hadad Mutammara,…

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Edgardo Avila

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Edgardo Avila passed away on April 15, 2020 in Houston, TX and was born on Jan. 26, 1956 in El Salvador. A Graveside Service will be held Monday, April 27, 2020 at 1PM at Carmen Nelson Bostick Historic Cemetery near Tomball, Texas.

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Gwen Michelle DeAntonio

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Gwen Michelle DeAntonio, stepped into the Light of God's Loving presence on April 15, 2020.  A candle burned brightly for Gwen since she entered the world 46 years ago on August 7, 1973. Gwen was fiercely loyal and protective of her friends and family.  We will always remember her infectious smile, piercing hazel eyes, and caring personality.  She impacted every life she touched and this loss…

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Mwenya Kenani

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In Everlasting Loving Memory of Mwenya Kenani January 24th, 1999 – April 14th, 2020 Mwenya (AKA Joe) Kenani was born on January 24th, 1999 on the Copperbelt Province in Luanshya, Zambia. He was named after both living grandmothers who share the same name. He was the second born child to Kwame & Jill Kenani of Richmond, Texas. Mwenya has an older brother Chibwe and a younger sister Natasha.…

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Felipe Serrano Huertas

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A great man drew his last breath around 8:30pm on Monday April 13th. Felipe Serrano Huertas was born in Patillas P.R. on September 13, 1941.   He was the son of Liborio and Dorotea Serrano. He left his loving wife Sheila to be in heaven with the Lord.  He was an uncle and father figure to Marc, Nicolas, Randy, and Shane.   He was a meatcutter by trade   He was a man loved by everyone. He…

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Dr. Carmellia Chimezie Nzenwa

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Dr. Carmellia Chimezie Nzenwa, 56, passed away on April 11, 2020  in Katy, Texas.   She was born on July 16, 1963 in Nigeria to Louis and Margaret Ukah. She is survived by her son, Chukwuemeka "Emeka" Nzenwa; two daughters Ginikachukwu Nzenwa and Sorochi - Chidumebi Nzenwa; her mother, Margaret Ugoeke Ukah; 4 brothers, Gerald Ukah, Camillus Ukah, Paul Ukah, and Primus Ukah; and 6 sisters,…

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George Moussa Abdallah

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George Moussa Abdallah, age 76, born on Pentecost Sunday, June 13, 1943 in Tanbourit, Lebanon, was called home to be with the Lord on Good Friday, April 10, 2020. He was predeceased by his loving parents Moussa Abdallah and Teresia Sader, his brother Elias, his sisters Marroun Moussa and Souad Wehbe, his nephews Razzouk Moussa and Bassem Saade. He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years,…

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Walter Bivens

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Walter Bivens passed peacefully at home in Houston, Texas on April 10, 2020 at the age of 87, surrounded by people who love him very much. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Barbara Louise Higginbotham Bivens and their three sons Mark Bivens of Onalaska, Texas, Steve Bivens and wife Dawn of Richmond, Texas, Scott Bivens and wife Rebecca of Houston, Texas and their daughter, Susan Khoobiar…

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Anthony Amadi Ekwenye

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Anthony Amadi Ekwenye, 62, passed away on April 10, 2020 in Katy, Texas.   He was born on September 6, 1957 in Nigeria. Funeral Services are scheduled for 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 30, 2020 in the Chapel of Beresford Funeral Service.  Burial will follow at Carmen Nelson Bostick Historic Cemetery (12317 Holderrieth Rd., Tomball, TX 77375).

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William Homer Mitchell

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In Loving Memory of William (Homer) Mitchell,  On Friday, April 10, 2020 William “Homer” Mitchell passed away into the loving arms of his Lord and Savior. He was 78 years old. Homer was born on April 20, 1941 in Nady, Arkansas to Preston and Mildred Mitchell. He was the eldest of four children. His siblings included: Merlene Hudson, Marvin “Bunky” Mitchell and Melba Kelsey. He is survived by…

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Violeta Gutierrez

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Violeta Gutierrez was born in Guatemala on July 4, 1969. She was called home to be with our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on March 27, 2020. Those that knew her called her by her middle name, Aracely. Aracely left her home-country at the age of 15 in the pursuit of a better life. She lived in Houston for the rest of her life. She had 3 children, Alisson, Luis, and Madeley. She was devoted in…

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