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Nadia Chaouki Hajj

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Nadia Chaouki Hajj was born in Lebanon on October 1, 1932 and passed away in Houston, Texas on May 20, 2019. She is survived by her son, Samir Hage, daughters, Sana Hajj Alameddine & husband Adnan, Maha Hage Reynolds, and Souha Hage, brothers, Saad Abouchedid, Farid Abouchedid, and George Abouchedid, sisters, Latifa Abouhabib and Salwa Maalouf, grandchildren, Ibrahim Alameddine and Dina…

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Lark Kaskie

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Lark Kaskie age 75, passed away peacefully at her home in Houston on Friday, May 17, 2019.  Lark was born in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1944 to John Clark Kaskie and his wife Rosemary.  Lark was the oldest of five children.  Her four siblings are: Jay, Ray, Keith, and Dawn.  Lark grew up in Texas and went to high school just south of Houston in La Marque.  She then attended the University of Texas…

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Wendell Kay Allred

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On May 15, 2019, Wendell Kay Allred peacefully passed away at home. Wendell was born January 23, 1954, in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, to Dean and Alice Allred. Raised in Littleton, Colorado, as the fourth of six children, he was a very curious and precocious little boy. Some of his favorite childhood memories include activities in the Rockies near his home and annual family vacations to Cooke City,…

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Richard Dotson Holder

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Richard D. Holder, 36, passed away on May 15, 2019 in Cypress, Texas.   He was born on March 24, 1983 in Houston, Texas. He is survived by his mother, Karen D. Ali (and his beloved Step-father Jay C. Ali); Father William J. Marshalek, brothers; Anthony Gonzales, Dustin Ali, Tyler S. Marshalek and Travis Marshalek, sisters: Alexis Ali and Savannah Ali (and her partner Luis Aponte); Uncles: Rodney…

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Lynn Scott Dyes

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Lynn Scott Dyes passed away on May 10, 2019 at the age of 86 in Sugar Land, Texas. He was born in Fayetteville, Arkansas on February 3, 1933. Lynn married the love of his life, Carolyn Traylor Dyes on October 2, 1955 at Bethany Christian Church. He is survived by daughters Lynda Dyes Purnell, husband Brooks, Carrie Dyes Freund, husband Gordon, and Grandchildren, Shannon Purnell Owen (Lee),…

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Antonio Martinez Castaneda

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Antonio Martinez Castaneda paso a descansar Mayo 10, 2019 en Houston, TX En su vida el siempre fue una persona positiva in toda situacion y siempre dispuesto a ayudar a quien lo necesitara. Ese gran comportamiento gano el amor de toda su familia. Fue gran esposo, hijo, padre, hermano, tio y amigo. Es sobrevivido por su esposa Rosa Martinez, Padres, hijos y hijas, nieto, hermanos y hermanas y…

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Larry James Bass

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Larry James Bass, 81, passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 9th, while at home with his family in Houston, Texas.  Son of Loren Orvel Bass, Jr. and Josie Viola Walker of Yale, Oklahoma, Larry was a quick-witted, loving sole, a loyal husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.   Larry enjoyed fine jazz music and was an avid trumpet player.  He loved hunting and the outdoors.   Larry…

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Francis Carlon Markham Bernard

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Francis Carlon Markham Bernard passed away in Houston on Friday, April 26th, 2019 due to complications from cancer.  She was born on January 17th, 1936 to Henry and Frances Markham of Houston.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 19 years, Edward Bernard Sr. on July 9th, 1990.   Carlon was a graduate of University of Houston.  In her youth, she was a leader of a performing and dancing…

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Teri Beth Matthews

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Teri Beth (Debenport) Matthews, 56, of Houston, Texas, passed away peacefully on April 25, 2019.  She was born in Houston, Texas on May 12, 1962, to Beth and Ken Debenport.    Besides helping anyone in anyway that she could, Teri volunteered in the Foundry children’s church and youth programs. She worked in the television industry for most of her adult life.  She was currently employed by KIAH…

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Pastor T. Wellington Taylor

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Pastor T. Wellington Taylor was born on January 22, 1960 in Monrovia, Liberia and passed away in Katy, Texas on April 21, 2019. A visitation will be held on Friday, May 10, 2019 from 7:00pm to 10:00pm at Kingdom City Houston and the funeral will be held Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 11:00am.  A graveside service will be held following the funeral at 3:00pm at Houston Memorial Gardens. Please check…

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Sid Crowley

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James Sidney “Sid” Crowley passed away Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at the age of 69. Sid was born in Houston on January 31, 1950 to James and Sarah Crowley. He is preceded in death by his parents and his brother David Crowley. He is survived by his sister Carol Crowley, nephews Austin, Clay and Patrick Crowley, and cousin Diana Crowley Leeson.  Sid graduated from Robert E. Lee High School in 1968…

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Derrel Fuston

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Alfred Derrel Fuston was born on April 11, 1946 in Matador, Texas to Hazel Lea Twilla and T.R. Fuston and left this life on April 15, 2019 at the age of 73.  Derrel lived his young life in Turkey, Texas.  As a young man he played football and ran track for Turkey High School.  He met the love of his life during his time at Turkey High, Caroll Beth Cotten.  They married on December 7, 1964 and…

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Melba McNeal Hayes

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Heaven has a feisty new angel today. Melba Jean Hayes of Houston, Texas was called to lead the pack on April 13, 2019. Adoring family surrounded her bed as she drifted peacefully away at home. An indomitable, lovable character, there will never be another “Jean”. Melba was born in a small country house on January 22, 1931 in Center Point, Louisiana, the first child of Hudie D. and Myrtie McNeal…

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Ira Francis

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Ira Oakland Francis was born on January 20th, 1960 to proud parents Isaac and Hildred Francis in St. John’s, Antigua, West Indies. He grew up in Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas U.S.V.I. Ira had a love for sports, reading, nature, and most of all music. He was a hard worker and would help anyone he could. He loved his family. He was an amazing father to his children & uncle to his nieces and…

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Mike Terrence Turner

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Michael Terrence Turner, Sr., surrounded by his family, went to be with Jesus on April 11, 2019 in Houston, Texas  after a battle with lung cancer.  He was a very loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He was 75 years old.   Mike was born on May 22, 1943 to C.V. and Ethel Margie Turner in Houston, Texas.  His life was set on course when became a Christian as a teenager in…

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Gary Manuel Alejandro

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Gary M. Alejandro was taken home by the Lord on Sunday April 7th, 2019 at the age of 40.  Gary was born and raised in The Bronx, N.Y. He passed away in Houston, TX  where he has lived for the last 15 years.  Gary loved the guitar and was in a rock band, "Moss", while living in NYC. Gary taught himself how to play the guitar and even taught his nephew Jordan how to play the guitar over…

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Rebecca Morrison Belknap

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Rebecca Morrison Belknap went home to her husband Curtis and youngest daughter Hannah in the early morning hours of April 6, 2019. The pain she had endured for the last two years is gone. She leaves behind her daughters Riann and husband Chris Havey and Ginny Belknap and wife Nissa Marks, her son Curtis and his wife Alkesta Belknap, and Hannah’s fiancé Andrew Bakeman. Becky was Grammy to Kate…

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Gary John Raufeisen

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Gary John Raufeisen, 71, was born November 15, 1947 and passed away peacefully at Scott & White Hospital in College Station on April 6, 2019.  He is preceded in death by his mother, Theodora Raufeisen, his father William Raufeisen and his half-sister Valerie.  He is survived by his older brother Gordon J Raufeisen and wife Barbara, his younger sister Carol Fonville and husband Lee, and three…

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Karen Silverman Daniels

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Karen Ann Silverman Daniels (b. April 17th, 1967) was a mother, author, and lover of laughter. Born in Fort Worth and raised in Houston, Karen spent most of her life in Texas. In Sugar Land, she raised a family of three. She passed away in her home on April 1st 2019. She was preceded in death by her brother, Michael Silverman and her father, William Silverman. She is survived by her husband…

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IB Hayes

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A great man drew his last breath at 2:37 a.m. on March 27, 2019. IB Hayes of Houston, Texas lived an extraordinary life for 92 years. His greatest achievement was being a devoted family man to people who loved him completely for his gentle words and giving ways. His wife of nearly 70 years, twin daughters, five granddaughters, and nine great grandchildren are his legacy. They were by his side at…

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Billie Faye Holmes

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Billie Faye Holmes, 91, born November 1,1927 in Estelline, Texas, went to be with the Lord on March 18, 2019 in Clear Lake, Texas.   Billie attended South Texas Business University before going to Beauty School and opening her own salon, which she ran for many years. Later, she co-owned and operated Vince’s Boat Stop with her second husband, Vincent Caravella, located at Watergate Yacht Basin…

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Jeffery Scott Campbell

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Jeff, we called him Scott, was a friend to many people: family, church, work, neighbors, and people everywhere. He loved his alma mater, Houston Baptist University. He was a member of the Student Senate and served as the school’s student photographer. Jeff was especially delighted when they established a football program.  After graduation he worked for the Data General and EMC Corporations…

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James Roland Mercer Sr.

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Severo Vasquez Estrada Jr.

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Severo Vasquez Estrada Jr. Devoted husband and grandfather Severo Vasquez Estrada Jr, 64, passed away Sunday, March 10th, at his home. Severo was born September 14, 1954 in Sugar Land, TX to Sophie and Severo Estrada Sr. Severo had worked for the Randall’s grocery chain from high school until his retirement in 2018. Severo was known for his endearing charm and gentleness. He was also a…

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Geraldine Sullivan

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On March 10, 2019, Geraldine Anne Minich Sullivan (“Gerrie”) passed away peacefully.  Gerrie was born on a “Lucky Friday the 13th” in January 1933 to her parents Margaret Osanna Scanlan Minich and George Henry Minich in Chicago (Oak Park), Illinois.   An only child, she grew up playing with many cousins and close friends.  Gerrie attended St. Giles Grammar School and Trinity Catholic High School…

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Betty Jo Hallford

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Betty Jo Hallford, 91, born July 1, 1927 in Morrilton, Arkansas, passed away on March 8, 2019 in Sugar Land, Texas. She is survived by her daughter, Terry Birdwell & husband Cody; her grandchildren, Joshua & Heather Birdwell; brother, Paul Hanna; and sisters, June Smith, Mary Cozort Harper; and Landa Mann. She is preceded in death by her husband, James Wayman Hallford; and her parents,…

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Dorothy B. Cobb

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Dorothy Burroughs Cobb, born in Rayville, Louisiana on December 02,1936 passed away on March 06, 2019 at age of 82 in Houston, Texas.   Dorothy retired from Municipal Employees Retirement System, Baton Rouge in 1999. "Maw-Maw" devoted her retired life to her greatest joy, Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren.  Dorothy is preceded in death by parents, George James Burroughs and Florence Smith…

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Lap Tien Ngo

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Lap Tien Ngo, 64, of Houston, TX, born in Vietnam in 1954, passed away in the comfort of his daughter's home surrounded by his family on March 5, 2019. Lap is survived by his son Thị Đình Ngô, daughters Uyên Van Ngô, Uyên Thơ Ngô, parents Ngô Văn Tần, Nguyễn Thị Quá, brother Ngô hữu Thành  vợ và các con , sisters Ngô tuyết Hoa chồng và con, Ngô thu nguyệt chồng và con, and many loving…

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Natasha R. Mubita

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Natasha R. Mubita was born in Zambia on June 24, 1992 and passed away in Brookshire, Texas on March 2, 2019. A visitation will be held at Beresford Funeral Service on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 11:00am.  The funeral service will begin at 11:30pm.  A graveside service will be held at Carmen Nelson Bostick Cemetery in Tomball, Texas at 2:00pm.

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Sylvia Inez Gomez

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Sylvia Inez Gomez, 66, passed away in the early hours of Sunday, February 24, 2019 in Houston, Texas.   She was born in Houston on April 16, 1952 to Pete and Mercedes (Costilla) Gomez. She is survived by her brother, Rodrigo Gomez; her sister, Stella Rivera & husband Mike; nieces & nephews: Monica Gutierrez & husband Isai, Michael D. Rivera, Bianca Rivera, and Jessica Rivera; and…

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