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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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Rhonda Lynn Watts

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Rhonda Lynn Watts, "Cissie", 57, born October 15, 1960 passed away on March 30, 2018 in Sugar Land, Texas.   She is survived by her daughter, Kaylee Watts and fiancé Dalton Wheeler; her mother, Barbara Schomburg and husband Ted; sister, Karen Fairfield and husband Joe; brother, Richard Kiemsteadt and wife Debi; uncle, David Duewall; and nephews, Mark “Buddy” Compton, Jr. and wife Alissa and…

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Laura Catalina Aya

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Laura Catalina Aya was born on June 13, 1993 in Colombia and passed away in Houston, Texas on March 27, 2018. A visitation will be held on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 11:30am with a memorial service starting at 12:00pm. Laurita ya no esta mas con nosotros pero esta con nuestro señor en el paraiso descansando de su vida un poco cruel y dificil que le toco vivir aqui en la tierra , es un angelito…

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Linda Joyce Beresford

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Linda Joyce Parrish Beresford was born in Dallas, Texas to Lee Reneau Parrish and Ruby Lee Dillard Parrish on January 9, 1942 and she passed away on March 26, 2018 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s. Linda was a wonderful mother, grandmother, great grandmother, friend and teacher.     She was a graduate of the University of Dallas with a Teaching Degree, which was her passion. Linda…

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Melvin Carol Karolyi

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Melvin Karolyi, 75, passed away on March 26, 2018 at his home in Houston, Texas.  He was born on April 29, 1942 in Greenville, South Carolina to Edward and Ethel Karolyi, who precede him in death. His father served in the U.S. Navy and, as a result, he and his family moved often.  Melvin spent the majority of his childhood in Miami, Florida and the rest of his young adult life in Agusta, Georgia…

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Rasaki Gbadamosi

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Rasaki Gbadamosi, loving father, husband, brother, friend, tennis enthusiast, and stubborn businessman died on Sunday March 18, 2018. He had a big spirit and entertaining personality. He came to this country over 30 years ago from Nigeria and built the foundation for a better life for his family. For years he spent most of his days taking his children to practice, coaching, and driving across…

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Ted Scott Jones

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Ted Scott Jones was born in Houston, Texas on April 3, 1951 and passed away in Houston on March 11, 2018. He is survived by his mother, Frances Ann (White) Jones; and his sister, Linda McCormick and husband Mack.  He is preceded in death by his father, John B. Jones. He was retired from the U.T. Health Service Center after over 30 years in communications, and he loved to dance.    He grew up…

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Marie Rafi Sarafian

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Marie Rafi Sarafian, 84, passed away in Houston, Texas on March 8, 2018.   She was born January 1, 1934 in Lebanon. Graveside Service will be on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Houston Memorial Gardens (2426 Cullen Blvd, Pearland, TX 77581).

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Kevin Emile Clarke

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Born in Kingston, Jamaica, Kevin Emile Clarke, 54, is survived by his “Queenie”, Monique Smith; his “Princess”, Camille; his father, Godfrey; his siblings Nigel and Kelly-Ann.  He is beloved by his stepdaughter, Erica and her daughter Harmony, his aunts June Vernon, Jaqueline Bertram and Rhona Clarke, his uncles, Herman Vernon and Neville Clarke and his wife Thelma.  His cousins Wayne and his…

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Edward Schranck

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Edward "Butch" Schranck was born on March 12, 1958 in Houston, Texas and passed away in Houston on March 7, 2018. A visitation will be held on Monday, March 12, 2018 from 10:00am to 12:00pm with the funeral service starting at 12:00pm. Please check back for a more complete obituary.

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John William Keves

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John William Keves, 62, passed away on March 2, 2018 in Galveston, Texas.  He was born on October 6, 1955 in Brooklyn, New York to John Keves and Josephine Dorothy (Pelc) Keves. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife of 34 years, Janet Keves.  He is survived by his 3 children, Laura Mercado & husband Bentley, Thomas John Keves, and Jennifer Keves; his sister,…

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Doris Reeder Connolly

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Doris Reeder Connolly, 100, went to be with her Lord on February 28, 2018. She was born January 14th, 1918, in Cross Plains, Texas. Doris spent her childhood years in West Texas and later moved to Sinton, where she graduated from high school. After graduation, she moved to Corpus Christi where she met and married John Vincent Connolly in 1942. She lived in Houston for 43 years, the last 22 years…

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