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Douglas Wayne French

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Douglas Wayne French, 59, crossed over to his Heavenly Home to be with the Jesus he loved so dearly September 14, 2018.  Doug was born on March 28, 1959 in Fort Fairfield, Maine to Carl Weston French, Jr. and Ruby Mae Cyr French.  Doug attended Jersey Village High School.  He married Julia Diane West and served in the U.S. Army from June 1977 – June 1980.  Doug is preceded in death by his wife,…

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Juditha E, Francis-Porter

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Juditha E. Francis-Porter, 56, died unexpectedly on September 12, 2018 at her home in Richmond, Texas.  She was born on April 4, 1962 in Antigua, West Indies to Isaac Francis and Hildred Victoria ManWarren Francis. She is survived by her mother, Hildred; her husband, Xavier; her son, Jamar Llewelyn Alfred Carty; daughter, Javan'te Jasmin Delysia Carty; grandson, Jediah Kenneth Carty; and her…

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Bob Preston

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Bob Preston, 60, of Katy, Texas passed away Friday, September 7, 2018 from complications of a stroke. He was born Robert Paul Preston on August 8, 1958 in Detroit, MI to parents Paul B. Preston and Joyce (Preston) Preston.  Bob was a loving husband, father, grandfather, son and brother. While attending Lakeview High School in Saint Clair Shores, MI, Bob met his future wife of 40 years, Sue…

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Johnny Jamerson Jackson

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Johnny Jamerson Jackson, 79, passed away on September 4, 2018 in Richmond, Texas.  He was born on August 3, 1939 in Locust Grove, Oklahoma to Arthur Vinson Jackson and Minnie Rosena (Armentrout) Jackson. He is survived by his wife, Nancy Mae (Gibson) Jackson; his son, Brian Jackson & wife Gina; daughter: Cristie Bahlawan; grandchildren, Ashley Bonilla & husband Gabriel, Brandon Bahlawan…

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Vivian Marie Henricksen

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Vivian Vardeman was born May 29, 1923 to Wess and Ethel Vardeman.  On January 31, 1953, she married Bob Henricksen.  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and older brother and sister - Thomas Eugene "Gene" Vardeman and Opal Channel.  Vivian passed away at her home, Wednesday, August 29, 2018. She was a very classy lady.  She was always smiling, friendly, and outgoing.  She devoted…

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Brittney Christine Hall

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Brittney Christine Hall, 29 of Katy Texas was born into life May 28, 1989 and born into eternity August 14, 2018. She is preceded in death by her mother, Michelle Hall and her grandfather, Alfred Pawlak. She is survived by her daughter, Kapri Reese Raines; her father, Rick Hall; her sisters, Ashley Hall, Angelica Hall, Katrina Greene and husband Scott Greene (and their children Nathan and…

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Christopher Hawke LeFavour

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Christopher Hawke LeFavour, 53, passed away on August 13, 2018.  He was born in Houston, Texas to Barbara and George LeFavour.  He was a beloved son, brother, uncle and cousin who will be deeply missed by his family. Known as Chris, he served in the United States Marine Corps for three years after his seventeenth birthday. He was very proud and honored to have served his country. He was not…

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Jon Sims

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Mr. Jonathan Ray Sims, age 63, died at Memorial Herman Hospital in Houston, Texas, on Saturday, August 11, 2018. Born May 26, 1955, in Wichita Falls, Texas, he lived in Brazoria County for most of his life working as an electrician at Dow Chemical Company. He enjoyed fishing, Nascar, and spending time with friends, family and his pets. Survivors include his Wife, Gay Lynn (Chapman) Sims,…

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Yvonne Marie Chevriere

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Yvonne Marie Chevriere, age 101, was born May 7, 1917 in Allineuc, France.  Yvonne was a long-time resident of Philadelphia, PA but, passed away at St. Luke’s Hospital in Sugar Land, TX. Yvonne married the love of her life, Jean Germain Pierre Joseph Chevriere. The couple were so happy to have found each other and lived everyday happily as if it were their last day together.  Yvonne was one of…

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Sue Smith

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Born Mattie Emma Beauchamp, she was quickly renamed Sis-Sue as a child by her twin brother John Dee Beauchamp, who inherited her tonsils, as well as his own at birth. She was one of the last members of this country’s Greatest Generation, coming into this world only a year after World War I and 16 years after the Wright Brother’s famous flight, she waited only 50 more to see men walk on the moon…

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Edward R. Matzke

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Edward R. Matzke, 76, passed away on July 29, 2018 in Houston, Texas.   He was born on July 26, 1942 in Harris County, Texas to Ernst Gustav Matzke and Ethel Pearl Beckendorf Matzke. Edward is survived by his wife of 49 years Marguerite Scott Matzke; his sister Evelyn Ramey; his brother Ernst G Matzke and sister-in-law Sharon Matzke; and numerous nephews and nieces, grand-nephews and nieces, and…

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Jim Faaborg

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Jim Faaborg was born in St. Augustine, Florida on February 22, 1939 and passed peacefully on July 25, 2018 in Houston. He is preceded in death by his parents George Hanson Faaborg and Lillian Aline (Manucy) Faaborg and a brother Horace Richard Faaborg. Jim is survived by his wife of 47 years, Bonnie Faaborg. He also leaves behind 5 daughters: Peggy Roege, Judy Reineck and her husband, William,…

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Charley Michalk, Jr.

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Charley Michalk, Jr. was born near La Grange, Texas on August 9, 1928. He passed away on July 22, 2018 in Katy, Texas due to congestive heart failure. He was preceded in death by his parents Charles Herman Michalk and mother Ida Marie Zimmermann Michalk, brothers Vastin Michalk and James Michalk. Charley leaves behind his wife Paula Ann Hogan Michalk, sons Mark Michalk, Kenneth Michalk and…

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Rudolph Abraham Nunez

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Rudolph “Rudy” Abraham Nunez transitioned into glory on July 21, 2018.  He was the 7th of 9 children, born on April 27, 1958 in San Antonio, Texas.  Rudy grew up in the Hiram Clarke neighborhood of Houston, Texas and graduated from Madison High School.  He had a close-knit group of friends growing up but never met a stranger.  He met and married his first wife, Terri, and they had three…

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James Lonnie Jones, Jr.

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James L. Jones, Jr. was born on October 31, 1929 in Mobile, Alabama and went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on July 19, 2018 in Houston, Texas at the age of 88.  He was preceded in death by his father James L. Jones, Sr., his mother Lela Mae McLean Jones, son Steven LaFayette Jones and his brother Martin Jones.  He is survived by son Jeffrey McLean Jones, daughter Kimberly Caldwell…

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Esther Mae Dawson

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Esther Mae Dawson passed away in Katy, Texas on July 16, 2018 at the age of 97.  She was born in Kingsport, Tennessee on March 9, 1921 to John Price and Ettie (McGrady) Price.   She was married to Neil Dawson from August 5, 1939 until his passing in January 2000. She was also preceded in death by her daughter Patti Elaine Colapret, son-in-law Edwin R. Morgan, her brother Monroe Price, and her…

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William R. Howerton

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William “Bill” Rhett Howerton was born on January 4, 1939 to two proud parents, Josephine and William A. Howerton, in San Antonio, TX. Bill and Sharon were married for almost 51 years.  They have three wonderful children: Sharon H Limegrover (wife of Richard Limegrover), Kimberly A Calderon (wife of Manuel Calderon III), Staci L Yancy (wife of Tony Yancy) and six grandchildren: Meghan, Ray (his…

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Ignacio Chavez

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Ignacio Chavez, 79, passed away on July 3, 2018 in Houston, Texas.  He was born on February 1, 1939 in Vera Cruz, Mexico to Maclovio and Ausencia Chavez, who precede him in death. He is also preceded in death by his brother-in-law, Vicente Velasco. He is survived by his wife of 30 years, María Chapa; children, Alba N. Chavez-Cruz & husband Richard, José I. Chavez, Edna L. Chavez-Guerrero…

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Elena Banculea

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Elena Banculea, aged 73, went to be with the Lord our Father on June 29, 2018 at 12:57pm following a lengthy and grueling struggle with cancer. She was born in Romania on January 14th, 1945 to Gheorghe and Catinca Apostol. Elena had 6 other siblings and she was the last of all her siblings to pass away. Elena grew up to become a strong role-model and parental figure to her two children, Dan and…

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Manny F. Herradon

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Manny F. Herradon was born in Camaguey, Cuba on October 14, 1962 and passed away in Rosenberg, Texas on June 29, 2018.   In 1979, he graduated from H.L. Boudreau High School with a drafting degree.  He then attended Nicholls State University for two years before later joining the United States Marine Corps.  He is survived by his loving wife, Lesly; son, Maximas; daughters, Amanda, Karley,…

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Nancy Barber

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Nancy Barber was born September 22, 1946 in Decatur, Texas to Owen Robert Hogan and Lucille Frances Martin. Nancy graduated from Arlington High School in 1965. She met David Edwin Barber of Grand Prairie, Texas, on February 14, 1966 and on October 7, 1966, David and Nancy were married. Nancy Barber enjoyed writing poetry, creating stained glass, painting, and other hand crafting arts. Nancy…

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George K. Stevens

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George Kirkland Stevens died peacefully on June 26, 2018 in Sugar Land, Texas at the age of sixty-three. George is survived by his wife, Susan Stevens; his children, Laura and Ross Stevens; and his brother, Charles Stevens. He is preceded in death by his parents Elizabeth and George Stevens, and brothers Philip and Guy Stevens. George was born on September 2, 1954 in Lake Jackson, Texas to…

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Michael J. Haney

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Michael John Haney, 72, of Grapeland, Texas passed away on June 23, 2018.   Michael was born in Terre Haute, Indiana on November 9, 1945. Michael and Dorene were married January 7, 1984 and were married for 34 years.  Michael enlisted in the U.S. Navy, serving his first two years as a radio tech on a nuclear powered submarine, the U.S.S. Sunfish, and ending his naval career on the U.S.S.…

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Jack Neal Lacy

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Jack Neal Lacy, 68, passed away on June 18, 2018 in Rosenberg, Texas.  He was born on July 26, 1949 in Marshall, Texas to Alfred Eli Lacy and Nadine Kuykendall Lacy. Jack was a man greatly loved by family and friends.  For his family he was a strong anchor, and he encouraged and comforted just by his calm demeanor and assurances that whatever the trial might be - “this too shall pass.”  He had a…

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Fred W. Stoerkel

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Fred W. Stoerkel P.E. 84, passed away on Father’s Day, June 17, 2018. He was born in Houston, Texas on May 29, 1934, and was a faithful member of Trinity Lutheran Church (Downtown) serving in many capacities including Congregational President, and Sexton of Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery .  He was Valedictorian of the 1952 graduating class of Burton High School and a 1956 graduate of Texas A…

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Charles Craig Walters

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Charles Craig Walters went to be with the Lord on June 17, 2018 at the age of 57. A Celebration of Life Service at Second Baptist Church/Chapel 6400 Woodway Drive will be held at 11:00 Monday, July 9, 2018. Craig was the proud son of Betty & Charles (Bubba) Walters.  He was born in Houston, Texas, grew up in Meyerland and graduated Bellaire High School.  Craig was a member of the Bellaire…

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Maria Genoveva Estrada Manzanares

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Maria Genoveva Estrada Manzanares was born in El Salvador on January 3, 1918 and passed away in Katy, Texas on June 12, 2018. A visitation will be held Wednesday evening, June 20, 2018 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm.  A second visitation will take place on Thursday, June 21, 2018 from 11:00am to 1:00pm.  A graveside service will take place after the visitation at Carmen Nelson Bostick Historic Cemetery…

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Shawn Yvette Sheppard

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Shawn Yvette Sheppard, 49, of Alvin entered into eternal rest on Friday, June 8th, in Sugar Land after a very brief but valiant battle with cancer.  When she learned of her diagnosis, she declared “We’ve got this covered because we are FAMILY STRONG.”  She also said she was going to come at cancer swinging, so God handed her a bat, she hit a home run and ran into the arms of Jesus!  She always…

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Peter Tiplady

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Peter Tiplady, 66, passed away Thursday, June 7, 2018 in Houston, Texas.   He was born on April 28, 1952 in Birtley, England.   He was "a good mate", loving son, brother, father, husband, grandfather, and great-grandfather. After school at Saint Joseph’s he worked for Caterpillar and Durham Chemical.  He lived an adventurous life and made many friends “mates” every where he went.  He played the…

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Lynne Chamberlain Woodward

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Lynne Chamberlain Woodward, 79, passed away peacefully on June 3, 2018 in Houston, where she lived for over 50 years. She was born in Newark, NJ, but her family moved to Ft. Worth, TX in 1945. She graduated from R.L. Paschal High School in 1957 and went on to attend T.C.U., where she was a member of Zeta Tau Alpha sorority. She moved to Houston in 1961, married Cornelius Bailey (Bud) Woodward,…

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