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Daniel Garrido Parra

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Daniel Garrido Parra, 21, passed away July 11th, 2021 in Houston, Texas.   Hewas born on January 24th, 2000 in Cuba to Ekaterina Parra Martinez and Pablo Luis Garrido Sutil. He is survived by his mother Ekaterina Parra Martinez, father Pablo Luis Garrido Sutil, brother Adriel Garrido Parra, sister in-law Shania and his unborn niece. Daniel is also survived by his grandparents Jose Parra &…

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Long Khoa "Tony" Nguyen

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With heavy hearts, the Nguyen family regrets to announce the passing of our beloved Tony Long Nguyen Khoa. His sense of humor and loving heart will be deeply missed.   He is survived by daughter Lilian Nguyen, son Adrian Quoc Khoa Nguyen, his father Loc Khoa Nguyen, stepmother Ngoc Lan Thi Nguyen, sisters Tuong-Anh Dieu Khoa Nguyen, Ngoc Dieu Khoa Nguyen, Yen Dieu Khoa Nguyen, and his extended…

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Joanne Diane (Klingman) Cox

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Joanne was born on October 13th, 1937, to Richard Klingman and Alma Estay.  She was a late-in-life child and was raised by her father Richard who was 54 years old and her stepmother Florence in the City of Los Angeles.  Joanne always had precious memories to share about growing up in the big city of Los Angeles, also known as “The City of Angels”.  She always loved all the hustle and bustle of…

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Hasmik Sarkis Abrilian

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Hasmik Abrilian died in Armenia with her husband by her side. She was born to Krikor and Shake Assadourian in Beirut, Lebanon on April 17, 1960.  She married  Sarkis Abrilian on May 20, 1979, and they lived together in Detroit, Michigan for 5 years before relocating to Houston, Texas. Hasmik is survived by her husband Sarkis Abrilian and her three children: Anto (Mirna) Abrilian, Taline (Deshun)…

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Dr. Robert M. Battle

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Dr. Robert McRee Battle passed away peacefully in West Houston on Thursday, the 17th of June, 2021. He was 87 years old. He is survived by his life partner, Cecilia,  his siblings, Nancy Battle and Jeff Battle (Jackie); his children, Amelia Lantz (Jim), Brian Battle (Corinne), Mara De Luan (Jean), Barry Battle (Heidi) and Brad Battle  (Tina). He was ‘Poppy’ to 17 grandchildren and 2 great-…

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Wilbur Louis Mikeska

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Wilbur Louis Mikeska of Rosenberg, Texas passed away on June 17, 2021 after a brief illness.  He was born on August 2, 1938 in Orchard, Texas.   He was preceded in death by his parents, August & Erna Mikeska of Orchard, Texas and his older brother, Melvin Jerry Mikeska of Rosenberg and his sister in-law, Delores Jean Mikeska both of Rosenberg; and his best friend and companion, Boudreaux,…

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Dimas Jovel

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Dimas Jovel, 62, passed away in Pearland, Texas on June 16, 2021.  He was born in El Salvador on November 6, 1958 to Heriberto Jovel and Candelaria Quintanilla Jovel. He is survived by his daughter, Rocsana Alvarado & husband Ismael; two sons, Dimas Jovel, Jr. & wife Claudia, and Milton Jovel; six grandchildren, Ismael Alvarado Jr, Anthony Alvarado, Makayla Alvarado, Liam Jovel, Eli…

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Jermaine Keith Jr. Sonnier

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Jermaine Keith Jr. Sonnier was born on March 3, 2002 in Opelousas, Louisiana to Meghan Sonnier and Jermaine Keith Andrus.  He passed away on June 16, 2021 in Houston, Texas. He leaves behind his mother, Meghan Aggison; step father, Jarret Aggison; sisters, Jasmaine Sonnier, Jer-Mya Sonnier, and Chalissa Sonnier; brothers, Jamorian Sonnier and Challis Sonnier; his son, 7, and his unborn child;…

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Marissa Boulos Boukarim

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It is with deep sorrow and much love that we mourn the passing of Marissa Boulos Boukarim on Thursday, June 10, 2021, at the age of 30 at St. David’s hospital in Austin, Texas. She was born on September 21, 1990, in Houston, Texas to Nicolas and Anna Boulos. Marissa was a loving wife, daughter, sister, aunt, and friend. She will be lovingly remembered by her husband Elias Boukarim, her sisters…

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Freddy Omar Diaz

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Freddy Omar Diaz was born on July 01, 1969 in La Lima, Honduras to Julia Flores Baquis and Mario Diaz. Freddy had 7 siblings, Edgardo, Eduardo, Hugo, Marco Tulio, Nora, Marlon, and Cintia Yoselyn. Freddy became a father at a young age to Freddy Diaz and Ana Diaz. During his early 20’s he came to Houston, Texas to pursue a better life in the United States. In 1990 he met his wife Marina Diaz.…

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Calvin Allen Hill

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Calvin Allen Hill was the child of Thelma Marie Hill, born on March 3, 1962 in Chicago Illinois. He grew up on the South Side. There he received his early education and attended M.L. King High School. He received Christ early in life. As he was baptized at Paradise Missionary Baptist Church. Calvin was taught and trained to cook by his Uncle David White. He worked at Walker Brother’s and the Big…

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Carl Lynn Maxie

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Carl Lynn Maxie of Magnolia, Texas, passed away at the age of 57 after a courageous fight against Corona Virus on June 8, 2021.  He was born on December 3, 1963 in Many, Louisiana to Carl Maxie and Dorothy Ann Maxie. After graduating from Jasper High School in Jasper, Texas, Carl enlisted in the United States Army. After 20 years of service, retiring in 2004, he was a successful Sergeant First…

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Bobby Joe Chism

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On June 6, 2021 our family lost a most avid sports fan and golfer.  Bobby Chism was a husband, step-father, poppy, uncle, brother and nephew of the Chism clan.  He was born on October 26, 1958 in Denton, Texas to Donald Chism and Barbara Gunn Chism, both of whom have preceded him in death and will welcome him home with open arms.  Bobby was baptized at Copperfield Church on February 22, 2004.  …

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Blanca Esthela Pena de Rodriguez

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Blanca Esthela Pena de Rodriguez was born in Mexico on November 23, 1955 and passed away in Houston, Texas on June 3, 2021. Services are scheduled for Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at Beresford Funeral Service from 11am to 1pm.  A Graveside Service is scheduled for 2:30pm at Paradise South Cemetery. Thank you for visiting this memorial web page.   Please check back soon for a more detailed obituary.  …

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Pamela Johnson Day

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Pamela “Pam” Johnson Day, of Katy, Texas, passed away at the age of 64 after a courageous fight with cancer on May 31, 2021 in Katy, Texas. She was born on December 13, 1956 in San Benito, Texas to Zane and June Johnson.   Pam married the love of her life, Michael “Mike” Day, on August 3, 1974 and graduated from Brownsville High School the following year. Early in their marriage, Mike enlisted in…

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Jane Davis Owen

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Margaret Jane Davis Owen was called to Eternal Life on the 31st of May, 2021. The youngest of three, Jane was born to Myrtle King Davis and Patrick L. Davis, Sr. on the 20th of June, 1925. After graduating from Lamar High School in Houston at the age of 16, Jane attended and later graduated from the University of Texas at Austin, where she became a Delta, Delta, Delta sorority member. While at…

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George Wesley Bruner Jr.

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George Wesley Bruner, Jr, a Christian, a veteran, loving husband, and adoring father took Heavenly flight on Saturday, May 29, 2021 at the age of 93. He was born January 29, 1928, in Houston, Texas to George W. Bruner, Sr. and Irma Klein Bruner.  He demonstrated the call to a life of service to others when at the age of 8, George found himself providing and caring for his young widowed mother and…

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Isaiah Israel Nduku

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Isaiah Israel Nduku was born May 22, 2001 at West Houston Hospital in Houston TX to Lucky Nduku and Enita Odofin. Isaiah was raised by Kayode Odofin after his mother remarried in 2014. His father Kayode makes his living as a Fashion Designer and Entrepreneur, while his mother Enita is an Accountant and Entrepreneur in Houston TX. Isaiah has four sisters, Helen Nduku, Damilola Odofin, Tomiloba…

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Miguel Rubio Lopez

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Miguel Rubio-Lopez of Houston, Tx passed away suddenly on May 29th, 2021 while working at his job at Fiesta where he worked for over 20 years. He was born on May 8th,1951 in La Mission, Hidalgo, Mexico to Lazaro Rubio and Elodia Lopez.    Miguel was a hard working and loving husband and father. Faithful and caring. Always cheerful, generous and kind. He lived to watch soccer and spend time with…

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Sandra Lynne Vaughn

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On May 24, 2021, Sandra Lynne “Sandy” Carter Vaughn passed away at the age of 75 surrounded by her three loving children. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, and friend.  She will be deeply missed by all of those that were lucky enough to know her. Sandy was born on December 14, 1945 in Houston, Texas to Jack Sims Carter and Willie Flynn Vollbaum Carter. She was the youngest of three…

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Harry F. Kral

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Harry F. Kral, 80, passed away on May 20, 2021 in Katy, Texas.   He was born on June 15, 1940 in Zagreb, Croatia to Franz and Draga Kral. He is survived by his daughter, Ursula Griffin and husband Michael.  

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Sheri Renee Adams

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Miss Sheri Renee Adams , 58 years of age, was born in Houston, Texas  on October 21, 1962 to Sharon Embry (mother) and Waymon Adams (father) and passed away in the hospital in Houston on May 19, 2021.   Sheri never married and lived in Houston her entire life.  She graduated high school at Lamar High School in 1981. She was a care giver to both of her grandmothers and father and others who were…

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Andrew Carson MacAllister

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Andy was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey to Edward and Ruth Ann MacAllister on February 16, 1953. His personality was best described by his pre-school teacher in a note to his parents.  "Andrew is incorrigible."    In the early 60s, his family moved to Houston before being transferred to Teheran, Iran in 1966.  While there, Andy attended the Teheran American School and, along with his brother,…

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Kathryn Rose McCall

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Kathryn Rose McCall met the Lord on 18th day of May  at the age of  98. She was preceded in death by her husband Sherwood Pelton McCall Jr., sons Jon and Hal, parents John and Esther Gassen; her siblings John, James, Gerald, Alice and Agnes. She will be lovingly remembered by her siblings Mildred, Jean and Mary (Spouse:Tony); daughters and their partners; Dorothy and Michael, Sheryl and Jamey;…

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Henry M. Stevenson Jr.

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Henry was born on June 14th as the youngest of four children born to the late Dr. Henry Stevenson Sr. and Rosa Belle Stevenson in Emory, VA. Soon after, the family moved to Tallahassee, FL where Henry grew up. He graduated from Tennessee Temple College with a degree in Theology and minors in Psychology and Music.    He married Jeannie G. Stevenson on June 1, 1968 and they settled in Houston, TX…

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Princess Edna Imelda Martha Goldie-Essien

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Princess Edna Imelda Martha Goldie-Essien (nee Uyotta-Akpabio), 94, passed away on May 13, 2021 in Houston, Texas.   She was born on October 25, 1926 in Calabar, Nigeria to Uyotta Thompson Akpabio and Adiaha Etuknwa Akpabio.   A Song Service will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 3, 2021 at the RCCG Restoration Chapel (13406 Beechnut, Houston, TX 77083). Burial will be on Friday, June 4, 2021…

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Chinnamma Joseph

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Chinnamma was born on May 14, 1949 as the eldest of the four children born to the late K. I. Chandy and Lillykutty Chandy Kavanal House, Mazhukeer, Kerala, India. She has 2 brothers, the late Mr. Joy C Kavanal married to Sherly, and Sha Kavanal married to Molly. She also has a younger sister Jolly married to K.U.Thampy. She married  Kalathil Skariah Joseph in April, 1970 and had 2 boys, Alex and…

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Wayne A. Friery

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Wayne Allen Friery, 76, passed away peacefully in the hospital on May 7, 2021, surrounded by his loving family. He was born March 10, 1945 in Houston, Texas to Roland C. Friery and Doris E. (Smith) Friery. Wayne graduated from Reagan High School in Houston in 1963 and graduated from Houston Baptist University with degrees in Sociology and Christianity in 1971. In the middle of his college years…

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Glenda Ann Walters Brown

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Glenda Ann Walters Brown went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on April 28, 2021 at her beloved home. Glenda was born on July 22nd, 1937 in Buna, Texas, to Kathryn Jeanette and Jesse Olaf Walters.  She spent her childhood there, surrounded by a large and loving family.  As a young girl, her family moved to Beaumont, Texas.  She was a student of the Widman School of Dance and dance…

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Renee Elaine Harden

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Renee Elaine Harden, of Houston, Texas, passed away at the age of 71 after a hard fought battle against cancer on April 25th in Houston, Texas. She was born on October 24, 1949 at St. Joseph’s hospital in Downtown Houston, to Opal and R.B. Bayer as the youngest child and only daughter. Renee was a Tigerette on the drill team and graduated in 1967 from Spring Woods High School, in Houston, and…

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