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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Oscar Turner III

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Oscar Turner III (aka “Bubba”), age 81, met his Jesus face-to-face on January 15, 2019, in Houston, Texas, surrounded by his wife and four daughters. Oscar was born on May 21, 1937, in Dallas, Texas, to Oscar Turner, Jr. and Elizabeth Williamson Turner. After following in his dad’s footsteps as president of the senior class and graduating from Woodrow Wilson High School in Dallas, Oscar went on…

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Iren Lamar Gilliard

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Iren Lamar Gilliard was born in Houston on September 27, 2011.   Sadly, the sun set on him far too soon on January 8, 2019. Left behind to miss him are his parents, Jervie Gilliard III and Mary (Semien) Gilliard; his brother, Kobe Bean Gilliard; sisters, Markia Semien, Emerald Semien, and Chloe Gilliard; grandparents, Jervie Gilliard, Barbara Dunning, and John Semien; aunts: Tiffany Aldridge,…

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Nettie Lee Heard Powell

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Nettie Lee Heard Powell was born in Dallas, Texas on August 23, 1951 and passed away in Houston, Texas on January 8, 2019. She is survived by her sons, Raymond Hebert Jr., Robert Hebert, and Benny Hebert; her daughter, Tina Hebert-Hayes; her grandchildren, Willissa Hebert, Ayrialle Hebert, Raelynn Hebert, Arri Hebert, Raymond Hebert, Autumn Hebert, Kaleb Hebert, and Haylee Cook; great -gandchild…

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Michael S. Rogers

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On January 5, 2019, Mr. Michael Shannon Rogers, age 67, went home to be with our Lord.   A native Texan, Michael was born in Houston, Texas where he worked and lived his entire life.  As a patriot, after graduating from Spring Woods High School, he enlisted into and served our great country in the United States Army in the early part of the 1970s.  Michael was recognized as a loyal and dedicated…

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Mildred Ford

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Mildred Ford passed away on January 2, 2019.  She is survived by daughter, Sharron Fox; grandson, Michael Fox; granddaughter-in-law, Dawn Fox; and great granddaughter, Carley Fox.  She was predeceased by husband, Edwin “Bud” Ford and son, Larry Ford.  She was a daughter, wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother and was a nurse for over 25 years.  She will be missed by those of us who are…

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Terry Lee Pettijohn

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Mr. Terry Lee Pettijohn, originally of Bensenville, Illinois, was born on April 16, 1949, to the late Eleanor Kralick Pettijohn and the late Frank Lee Pettijohn.  He passed away at age 69 on December 27, 2018 at his home in Houston, Texas.  He graduated from Fenton High School in 1967 and from the University of Illinois in Urbana Champaign in 1972. Terry was an outstanding musician who traveled…

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Esperanza Briones Loredo

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Esperanza Briones Loredo was born in San Juan, Nuevo Leon, Mexico on March 28, 1934 and passed away in Houston, Texas on December 21, 2018. She is survived by her sons, Agustin, Arnoldo, Antonio; daughter, Yolanda; 17 grandchildren, Deborah, Agustin, Raquel, Belia, Braulio, Jose Guadalupe, Isela, Abel, Yolanda, Valeria, Arnoldo, Talina, Amanda, Arturo, Susana, Yolanda, and Adrian; 25 great-…

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afusat ajayi

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Afusat Ajayi, 68, passed away on December 15, 2018 in Sugar Land, Texas.  She was born in Nigeria on June 26, 1950 to Jinadu and Adikatu Oyebola, who receded her in death. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Charles Ajibade Ajayi; and her brothers and sisters. She is survived by her son, Michael Ajibade & wife Gladys; her daughter, Shadia Vanderhyde;…

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Lynna Kay Shuffield

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Lynna Kay Shuffield, an energetic, award-winning historian, preservationist, author, editor, and genealogist as well as a friend and mentor generous with her time and research, passed away peacefully Wednesday, December 12, 2018, in Houston following a two-year illness. She was 61. She was predeceased by her beloved mother, Betty Knight Shuffield, and is survived by her father, Eugene J.…

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Robert Anthony Dipuccio

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Robert Anthony Dipuccio, 65 of Bayou Vista, TX, passed away on December 11, 2018 peacefully in his home. Robert was born in Galveston on January 12, 1953 to Dick and Sally Dipuccio. He was the youngest of four children. Robert served his country honorably in the US Marine Corp. during the Vietnam war 1971 – 1972. He was preceded in death by his Mother, Sally, Sister Ana, Niece Nannette, Nephew…

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Gladys Katherine Eichler

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Gladys Katherine Eichler, 98, passed away on December 9, 2018 in Katy, Texas.   She was born on September 29, 1920 in Rabbs Prairie, Texas to Charles Hermann Michalk and Marie Ida (Zimmerman) Michalk. She is survived by her brother, Rudy Michalk and wife Jeanne; sister-in-law, Paula Michalk; nephews, Mark Michalk (and Tracy Henson), Kenneth Michalk, and Lanny Havermann & wife Joanne; nieces…

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Ted Purnhagen

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Ted was born Theodore Matthew Purnhagen on March 08, 1979 in Amityville, New York.  He was the 4th of 5 siblings.  He is survived by his mother Linda, sister Stacy, and brother Art.  He is proceeded in death by his father Art and sisters Gracie and Tiffany. Ted was involved a bad car accident at the young age of 20.  This horrific event changed his life forever along with all of those who loved…

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Reginald Abraham Soetanto

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Reginald Abraham Soetanto was born in Indonesia on August 16, 1954 and passed away in Spring, Texas on December 9, 2018. A visitation will be held on Monday, December 17, 2018 from 10AM to 12PM with the funeral beginning at 12PM.  A graveside service will follow at Carmen Nelson Bostick Cemetery at 2PM. Please check back for an updated obituary.

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Louise Dolphin Sidney

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The world received the sweetest gift when Louise Dolphin was born to Ardell Dolphin (deceased) and Lucile Derrick (deceased) in Houston, TX on September 1, 1940. Her grandmother, Mama Etta Richards (deceased), passed on a precedent of transparency and honesty rooted in truth only found in the Bible which provided the foundation of a fruitful life lived. Her mother Lucile, who was larger than life…

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Mary Frances Sawyer

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Frances Sawyer passed away on November 29th. Frances was born on December 27, 1932 in Shreveport, LA to Roderick and Faye Morgan. Graduated from Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, LA in 1954 where she played drums in the marching band. After graduation, taught high school for three years. Married John M. Sawyer in 1956 and moved to Houston where she became the proud mother of two children. In…

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Siân Jordal Gipson

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Siân Jordal Gipson was called home November 27, 2018. She was born on November 27, 2018 in Houston, TX to parents Nisha and Jordal. Her time with us was brief, but filled with so much love. You will forever be in our hearts, sweet baby girl. A graveside service will take place Friday December 7, 2018 at 10AM at the Historic Carmen Nelson Bostick Cemetery near Tomball, Texas.

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Sepehr Pourhakimi

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Sepehr Pourhakimi passed away on November 25, 2018 and was born in Iran on November 4, 1996. There will be a visitation starting at 11AM on Saturday December 1, 2018 at the Iranian Church of Houston located at Westbury Baptist Church 10425 Hillcroft Ave. Houston, TX 77096 and the funeral will begin at 12PM followed by burial at Houston Memorial Gardens in Pearland, TX at 3PM.

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Susie Trevino Aguilar

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Susie Aguilar, AKA Memo, AKA Lala, died peacefully on November 17, 2018 after courageously living with pancreatic cancer for over a year.  Her last breath was to "My Way" by good old Frank Sinatra, surrounded by her whole family.   She was born in San Antonio on September 12, 1936. She was always quite the character, and did it her way, indeed. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends,…

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Amos Junior Barlow

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Amos Junior Barlow, Jay as he was known by friends and family.  Passed quietly from this life November 17, 2018 at Houston Methodist Hospital in Katy.  Losing his battle with colon cancer.   Jay was born May 28, 1944 in Denver, IL, The son of Amos Eugene and Norma Jean (Childers) Barlow.  Jay graduated from Serna High School, Class of 1964.  following his graduation, Jay service in the U.S.…

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Anthony Rodriguez (Pepito)

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Anthony Rodriguez "Pepito", 19, passed away on November 16, 2018 in Houston, Texas.   He was born in Houston on May 31, 1999 to Bernardo and Maria De Lourdes (Almaraz) Rodriguez, who both survive him. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his 5 siblings, Ninfa Leal & husband Lorenzo Garcia, Fernando Rodriguez & wife Leslie Martinez, Lourdes Marisol Rodriguez, Rubi Lucero Garcia…

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Jim Lawson

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Jim Lawson, 78, passed away on November 11, 2018 at his home in Sugar Land.  He was born on April 3, 1940 in Harlingen, Texas to Clifton Allen Lawson and Amy Janell (Moore) Lawson. Graveside service is scheduled for Friday, November 16, 2018 at 11 AM at the Carmen Nelson Bostick Historic Cemetery (12317 Holderrieth Road, Tomball, TX) Please check back soon for a more detailed obituary.  

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Rick Jacoby

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Rick Jacoby, 43, of Spring, Texas passed away unexpectedly into the loving arms of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Friday, November 9, 2018. Rick was born September 17, 1975 in Managua, Nicaragua. After graduating from Westfield High School in 1994, he attended to Sam Houston State University. Rick’s greatest love and pleasure in life was spending time with his wife, four children, his mom…

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Thelma Longard Cheney

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Thelma Jessie Matilda Longard was born in Tantallon, Nova Scotia, on June 26, 1922 to Harvey and Minnie (Levy) Longard. She had one sister, Irma. Her parents separated and she and her mother movd to Oshawa, Ontario, where she had a hard childhood. She graduated from Oshawa Missionary College in 1942.  In January 1949, she began her studies in elementary education at Atlantic Union College in…

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Ivan Princip

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Ivan Princip, 59, passed away on November 7, 2018 in Houston.   He was born on November 9, 1958 in Bosnia to Filip Princip and Maria (Blazevic) Princip. He is survived by his wife, Tera Princip; sons, Filip Princip and Petar Princip; and one grandchild, Nicol Princip. A Graveside Service will be held on Monday, November 12, 2018 at Forest Park Westheimer Cemetery.  

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Timothy Dale Scott

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Timothy Scott passed away peacefully with his loving wife by his side on November 7th, 2018. A devoted husband, loving father, son, brother and beloved “Papa”, he put his family above all else. He was born on August 13, 1958 in Odessa, Texas. He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Karen Scott, daughter Hayley Von Frank, son Derek Scott, granddaughter Evelyn Von Frank, and son-in-law Matthew Von…

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Keith Richard Crouch

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Keith Richard Crouch was born on January 1, 1982 in St. Louis, Missouri. He passed away unexpectedly in Houston, Texas on November 6, 2018. Keith spent most of his life living in Houston. He also spent a few years in California, and at the time of his death he was a resident of Austin, TX. Growing up Keith was a star athlete. He played basketball, football, ran track, and was an all star…

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Donald Keith Vernon

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Donald Keith Vernon, 85, passed from this earth into God’s hands on November 5, 2018.  Donald was born October 5, 1933 in Fort Smith, Arkansas to Virgil and Mildred Taylor Vernon. After serving his country in the US Army, Donald helped shape Houston’s growth through Vernon Masonry and later Brickcraft Masonry.   Donald was a member of Bricklayers Local 7, Associated Masonry Contractors of…

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Marie Landes Olson

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Marie Landes Olson, 90, went to be with Jesus Christ October 30, 2018 in Houston, TX. She was born on October 13, 1928 in Cleveland Township, Indiana to Bernadene Lora Crusen and Charles Garland Landes. Marie grew up in Canisteo and Almond, New York and married Norman Stukey Olson, Sr  December 31, 1946 in Alfred, NY. Marie and Norman had two sons, Norman Jr and Eric. They then adopted two…

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Vassil Vassileff

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Y Jesus dijo ; Yo soy la resureccion y la vida. El que crea en mi aunque muera vivira……Juan 11:25 El vivira por siempre en nuestros corazones. Lo extranaremos pero comprendemos que llego su tiempo,, sabemos que Dios le a llamado para estar a su lado.   En memoria de nuestro amado Vassil Vassileff, estan cordialmente invitados a su funeral que se llevara acabo el dia Viernes Noviembre 9, del…

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Beverly Ann Ray

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    This is a bit of an out of the ordinary obituary, as we know very little about the first 40 years of our sweet Beverly’s life.  We are relatively sure at this time that she was born Beverly Ann Betts on May 26, 1938 in Indianapolis, Ind.  to her mother Thelma Irene Betts and her husband, Mr. Betts (we don’t know his first name), of Marion County, Indiana.  After  Mr. Betts’ death which was…

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