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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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Thomas Paul Aucoin

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Funeral will be held Thursday, May 31, at St. Jude Shrine, 3101 S. Main, Stafford, 77477.  Visitation with open casket begins at 8:30 followed by Rosary at 9:15. Requiem Mass will begin at 10:00.  Police escort after Mass to Holy Cross Cemetery, 3502 N. Main, Houston, 77009. Note To Florist:  Please deliver all arrangements directly to Beresford Funeral Service by or before 4:00PM Wednesday May…

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Robert Earl Galley

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Robert Earl Galley was born on March 14, 1948 in Navasota, Texas and passed away on May 25, 2018 in Pearland, Texas. A visitation will be held at Beresford Funeral Service on Monday, June 4, 2018 from 10:00am to 12:00pm with the funeral service immediately following.  A graveside service will be held at Houston Memorial Gardens at 2:00pm.  

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Ronald E. Karlich

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Ronald Edward Karlich, beloved husband of Jo Ann ( Joni ) Karlich, was born on Sunday, July 27, 1947 at 6:05 PM in Columbus, Ohio, and he went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 6:20 PM in Houston , TX after a battle with lymphoma of the pancreas and myelofibrosis.  He was the 5th of five boys, born to Joseph and Julia Karlich.  Ron was preceded in death by…

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Antoun Daou PhD

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“So those who enter can see the light” – Luke 11:33 Sic itur ad astra… Antoun G. Daou, PhD., born on January 28, 1978, in Mrayjeh, Lebanon, found eternal rest with The Lord on May 18, 2018. Dr. Antoun Daou was the beloved husband of Rebecca Akl (married in 2013), and the most loving and perfect father for George-Raphael Daou (“G.R.”), born in 2015. He was an ideal son to Georges and Joséphine…

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Donovan Joseph Branham Jr.

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Donovan Joseph Branham Jr., of Tomball, passed away May 17, 2018.  He was born September 4th, 1942 in Baton Rouge to Donovan and Eunice Branham.   He is survived by his son, Devereaux Branham; daughters Anna Lee Branham and Jeanne Wendland; grandchildren Rowdy Wendland and Camrynn Puga; sisters Kathy Ware, Barbara Frazier, Debra Bruce Poindexter, and Joyce Nail; Brothers in law Donald Ware,…

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Vicki Pairgin

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Vicki Pairgin came into this world on July 20th, 1946 and left it to join our Heavenly Father on May 10th, 2018  She was a fearless warrior in the battle against lung cancer and never stopped fighting for another precious day of life.   Vicki’s successful and lengthy career in the banking industry spanned over 40 years.  Once retired, she was fortunate to work part time doing what she loved…

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Carol Ann Wyman

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Carol Ann Wyman of Katy, Texas was called home to be with our Lord on Friday, April 27th, 2018 with her family by her side. She was with us for 71 wonderful years. She was born in Detroit, Michigan where she grew up with her mom, dad, and her five brothers and sisters. She married Richard Allen Kler when she was just 17 years old.  In the 80's they moved to Texas where she was a stay at home mom…

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Frances White Jones

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Frances White Jones passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 in Houston, Texas.  She was born in Meridian, Texas on June 16, 1922, the older of two girls, to Earl and Chloris White.  She attended Baylor University and graduated from the University of Texas at Austin. After moving to Houston, she met and married the handsome John Bill Jones.  The began a family with daughter, Linda,…

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Harry David Payton

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Harry David Payton, 62, passed away on April 22, 2018 in Kingwood, Texas.  He was born on September 9, 1955 to Edford J Payton and Mary (Mayes) Payton in Houston, Texas. Funeral Service will be at 12:30pm on Thursday, May 3, 2018 at the Humble First Assembly of God (1915 Farm to Market 1960 Bypass, Humble, TX 77338, 281-446-7215).    Interment will follow at the Houston National Cemetery at 2:…

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Varouj Tomas Beik Allahverdian

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On Thursday April 19th, Varouj Allahverdian: husband, father, brother, uncle unfortunately passed away after a difficult six-month battle to lung cancer.  He is reunited with his father Onnik and mother Emma. Varouj was born on December 1st, 1953 in Esfahan, Iran in to a large Armenian Christian family of seven boys (him being the second oldest) and one sister. When Varouj was 12 years old, he…

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Milton Jay Anderson Sr.

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Milton Jay Anderson, Sr. was born on June 4, 1928, when rice was still farmed with horses, mules and binders. He thoroughly enjoyed seeing the rice industry develop into what it is today and played his part in its transformation. During his career, he adapted well to changing technology, built his own rice farming operation, and constructed one of the largest rice dryers in Texas. Others…

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Jonathan Lane Ellas

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Jonathan Lane Ellas, 44, died Sunday, April 8, 2018, in his home in Hockley, Texas, where he had spent most of his adult life. He was a graduate of Cy-Fair High School in Houston, Texas. After extensive vocational training, he spent his years as a welder and an automotive mechanic. He later spent time working for Valero. He enjoyed his time helping others in his trade and working with leather…

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Nelson Rafael Penzo

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Nelson Rafael Penzo, 96, a long resident of Katy, Texas, went to glory peacefully surrounded by his loving family at home on April 7, 2018.   He was born in Venezuela on August 5, 1921. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and father-in-law. We have this assurance that He is not dead but alive with our Lord and Savior Jesus: “We are confident, yes, well pleased…

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Doralice Calad de Moreno

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Doralice Cálad de Moreno, 79, was welcomed into the arms of Our Lord on April 4, 2018. While her health was failing, her faith and spirit remained strong until the end. She passed away peacefully in her home, with family at her side. She was born on February 8, 1939 in Colombia, South America to Bernardo and Graciela Cálad. At the age of 17, faced with the untimely passing of her mother, she…

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Manuel Alcazar

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Manuel Alcazar, 63, passed away on March 31, 2018 in Katy, Texas.  He was born on July 27, 1954 in Jalisco, Mexico. He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Julia Alcazar; four sons, Juan Manueal Alcazar, Ricardo Alcazar & wife Martha Patricia Alcazar, Cristobal Alcazar & wife Gisela, and Jonathan David Alcazar; three daughters, Roxana Alcazar & husband Jose Luis Sandoval, Miriam…

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