Welcome to the services schedule and online obituaries for Beresford Funeral Service. Below is a list of recent services scheduled at our funeral home. Click on the name of the individual to read their obituary, death notice, or eulogy. Click on the Condolences/Tributes links to sign an online guest book, or to leave an online tribute to the deceased. If you do not see the name of the individual you are looking for, then try searching our data bases.

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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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William Joe Porter

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William (Bill) Joe Porter June 4 1932 – March 27 2020   Our beloved husband, father and grandfather, Bill Porter went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on March 27, 2020.   Mourning and remembering him are Helen, his beloved wife of 66 years and his children – Brenda Yount and husband Alex, Cindy Davis and husband Steve, Lisa Porter, Joe Porter and wife Shawn; grandchildren Rob…

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Mary Ellen McClellan

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Mary Ellen McClellan died on March 23, 2020. She was born in Okmulgee, Oklahoma July 26, 1928 to parents, Ivy and Joseph Hassell.    She graduated from Okmulgee High School and attended William Woods College, Fulton, MO.  She received a B. S. degree from the University of Oklahoma in 1950 where she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority and Pi Omega Pi, honorary education fraternity.  That…

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Janet Ngozi Ossai

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Janet Ngozi Ossai was a devoted mother and grandmother who had a good heart towards everyone.  Janet Ngozi Ossai was born on September 2, 1955 in Delta State, Nigeria to Adoh and Mary Ossai. She was very religious and attended church faithfully. She had a passion for catfish farming which she did for so many years in her farmland in Nigeria. But Janet's greatest joy came from being together…

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Caroleene Bashara

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Teresa Lyn Dinsdale

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Norberto Mejia

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Norberto Mejia was born in Mexico on November 22, 1981 and passed away in Houston, Texas on March 2, 2020. A visitation will be held on Monday, March 9, 2020 from 10am to 2pm at Beresford Funeral Service. The funeral service will begin at 2pm. A graveside service will follow at Carmen Nelson Bostick Cemetery in Tomball, Texas at 3:30pm. Please check back for an updated obituary.

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Richard T. Valverde

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With deepest sorrow, we announce that Richard T. Valverde, age 80, was called home on March 2, 2020.  He was born in Houston, Texas on July 26, 1939 to Miguel and Guadalupe Valverde.   A lifelong resident of Texas, he proudly worked in the offshore oil industry for 55 years.  Richard had a passion for his family.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Miguel and Guadalupe Valverde; brothers:…

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Viola Pokluda

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Viola passed away on Wednesday, February 26th and is survived by husband Ralph J. Pokluda, children Ralph A. Pokluda (Carolyn), Pegi Krajca (Pat) and Roger Pokluda (Carmen). She is survived by grandchildren Emily Shelton (Brian), Joshua Pokluda (Megan), Andrew Willrich (Jean), Peter Willrich (Lindsay), Jack Pokluda and Russell Pokluda and great grandchildren Annie and Parker Willrich and Quinn…

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James Allan Gunnels

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James Allan Gunnels, 68, of Houston, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on February 23, 2020. He was born September 16, 1951 in Rising Star, Texas to Elmer and Betty Gunnels. James is survived by his wife, Connie of 35 years. His son, Brent of Houston and daughter, Leann Mohr (James) and granddaughter, Juliette Mohr of New Braunfels. James graduated from Reagan County High School in 1969…

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Mary A. Casey

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Mary Alice Casey entered into eternal life on February 22, 2020,  with her loving family at her side. Mary was born August 15, 1930 in Elizabeth, New Jersey to William A. Long and Margaret T. Long (Gallagan).   Mary was raised in Elizabeth, NJ where she attended Benedictine Academy.  She graduated from the Washington School for Secretaries in 1950.  She worked for the U.S. Department of Justice…

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Leo Fleishman Jr.

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Leo Fleishman Jr. was born in Havana, Cuba before his family moved to Tampico, Mexico when he was a very young boy.  He attended high school at the New Mexico Military Institute before earning his degree in Bachelors in Business Administration from the University of Denver.  Upon graduation, he moved to Mexico City where he began his highly successful sales career with Motorola.  Soon after, he…

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Fannie Edra Higgins

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Fannie Higgins died peacefully on February 18, 2020. Born on August 18, 1933 in St. Augustine, TX to Dollie and Virgil Matkin, Fannie was the youngest of 11 children. She grew up in Ft. Worth and was baptized at College Avenue Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by the love of her life Robert  “Bob” Higgins whom she married in 1951. Together they have three daughters, Pamela Higgins…

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Andre Abi-Nader

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Andre Abi-Nader was born on August 9, 1944 in Lebanon to George and Salma Abi-Nader and passed away in Houston, Texas on February 16, 2020. He is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Reine Abi-Nader; sons, George Abi-Nader and Antoine Abi-Nader; daughters, Catherine Abi-Nader and Sabine Abi-Nader; grandchildren, Kevin, Thea, Matheo, Cherbel, and Michael. He is preceded in death by his…

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Lorenzo Guevara

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Murio en Houston Texas, el dia 14  de Febrero del 2020, al los 22 años de edad, Su Respetable Conyuge Marcella Escoto e Hijos Pharaoh Elias y Mabel Jane Guevara, Su Madre la Honorable Sra Juana Guevara, y hermanos Jairo Guevara, Isaac Guevara y Lesly Guevara, le invitan a Orar y darle su merecida despedida que tendra conduccion en Beresford Funeral Service ubicado en 13501 Alief Clodine Rd.…

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Josephine Ramos

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Josephine Ramos, 50, passed away on February 14, 2020 in Houston, Texas.  She was born in Houston on February 22, 1969. She is survived by her son, Brandon Ramos; mother, Antonia Flores Diaz; siblings, Rita DeLeon, Rosemary “Rosie” Lattanzi, Valentina Vale, Pedro “Pete” Ramos, Alicia “Alice” Owen, Carmen Garcia, Erica Ramos, and Richard Ramos; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles…

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Eileen Moselle Stewart

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Eileen Moselle “Mo” Stewart, age 84, passed away, February 12, 2020, surrounded by loved ones in her daughter Lisa’s home in Houston, Texas.   Mo was a sixth generation Texan born April 12, 1935 in Refugio, Texas. She was the first of two children of Pal and Jo Lankard of Bay City, Texas.  She met the love of her life, Scott Stewart as a teenager. Scott and Mo became inseparable sweethearts and…

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Maria Cristina Reyes

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Maria Cristina Reyes was born on December 15, 1963 in Monterrey, Mexico and passed away in Houston, Texas on February 8, 2020. She is survived by her two sons, Jonathan Reyes & wife Diega, and Damian Reyes;  grandchildren, Jonathan Jacob "J.J." Reyes, and Daniela Roxana Garcia; six brothers, Julio Castillo & wife Delmi, Javier Castillo, Arturo Castillo, Jesus Castillo, Luis Castillo…

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Margaret Clark

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Margaret Anna Clark passed away while at home on February 4, 2020 at the age of 71. She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Donald John Clark, her sister Norma Jean Kitzman, and her parents Donnelly and Myrtle Hawkins. Margaret is survived by her sons Steven, Robert, and Ronald, grandchildren, Daniel, Lizzie, Michael, Kyle, Corey, Reagan, and Caden, as well as great-grandchildren…

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Norman L. Hobbs Sr.

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  Norman Lynn Hobbs Sr., 75, of Guy, Texas gently passed away at home Monday, February 3rd, after an extended illness. He was a loving husband and father, and the best Paw Paw a child could have.      He was born April 8, 1944 in Wharton, TX to Q.D. and Sarah “Dolly” Hobbs and graduated from Wharton High School. He married his love, Colette Wallis Hobbs in 1964 and they raised a close-knit…

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Osita Okonta

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Osita Okonta, 62, passed away on January 29, 2020 in Houston, Texas.   He was born on March 25, 1957 in Nigeria. Funeral Services are scheduled for Saturday, February 29, 2020 in the Chapel of Beresford Funeral Service.  Visitation begins at 9 AM and the funeral will begin at 10 AM.  We will then travel to Woodlawn Garden of Memories for burial.  

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Edgar B. Henderson Jr.

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Edgar Henderson is an American Hero as well as a City of Houston legend. Ed enlisted in the U.S. Marines in December of 1941 at the age of 17. He fought in the Pacific Theater at the Battle of Guadalcanal.    After World War II ended, Ed returned to marry his wife of 76 years, Shirley, a professional artist. Shortly thereafter, they moved to California where Ed started working for Screen…

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Jose Arturo Chazari

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Jose Arturo Chazari was born on May 20, 1967 in Mexico and passed away in Houston, Texas on January 24, 2020. A visitation will take place on Friday, January 31, 2020 at 1pm at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (8th Ward) with the funeral taking place on Saturday at 10:30am.  A graveside will take place at Forest Park Westheimer Cemetery following the funeral service. Please check…

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Sandra C. Parker

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Sandra C. Parker was born on August 16, 1947 in Austin, Texas and passed away in Houston, Texas on January 23, 2020.  A memorial service is scheduled for Monday February 3, 2020 at 11AM at Chapelwood United Methodist Church.

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Maria Emma Ramirez

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Maria Emma Ramirez was born in Mexico on February 19, 1960 and passed away in Cypress, Texas on January 20, 2020. A visitation will be held on Thursday, January 23, 2020 from 11am to 2pm with the funeral service starting at 2pm. Additional visitation time will be available after the funeral until 4pm. Please check back for an updated obituary.

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Caridad Ramirez

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Norma Caridad Ramirez was born on December 24, 1934 in Villa Union, Coahuila, Mexico.  She passed away peacefully on January 18, 2020 at the age of 85 years old. She spent most of her early years in Monterrey, Mexico, before moving to the Houston area more than 20 years ago. Caridad is preceded in death by her parents, Idelfonso and Francisca (Panchita), brothers Alfonso (Poncho), Enrique and…

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Helen Ruth Jordan

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Helen Ruth Jordan went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on January 16, 2020.  She was 89 years old. Helen will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 71 years, Robert, and their daughter, Laura.  Helen will also be forever remembered by her granddaughters, Jennifer (William) Watson and Jaime (Gary) Colby, her great-granddaughters, Anna, Rachel, Allie, Abigail, and Rebecca, and her…

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Charlene Rae Ayala

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Charlene Rae Ayala, 63, passed away on January 15, 2020 in Houston, Texas.   She was born on May 7, 1956 in Orange County, Florida to Charles Raymond LaMance and Evelyn Ethel (Edwards) LaMance. She is survived by her daughter, Christy Caudle; granddaughter, Stephanie Pridgeon; her sister, Frances Nottingham; Sister-In-Law, Maureen LaMance; Significant Other, Frank Mayorga; and numerous nieces,…

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Karl H. Schweiger

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Karl H. Schweiger, 83, of Houston TX, passed away peacefully on January 15th, 2020. Karl was born in Mannheim, Germany on September 23, 1936, son of the late Richard and Anna Maria Schweiger. Karl is preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Anna Maria Schweiger and brother, Richard Schweiger and sister-in-law, Magdalena Schweiger.  He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Gudrun Schweiger, by…

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Paul James Heinke

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After a long battle with cancer, Paul James Heinke of Baytown, Texas passed away on January 12, 2020 at the age of 58. He was born June 12, 1961 in Houston, Texas to Delmas and Jacquelyn Heinke. Paul was baptized at St. John’s Lutheran Church on Sherman Street in East Houston and later served as an acolyte at Our Savior Lutheran Church and Gethsemane Lutheran Church, both in Houston, Texas.   …

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