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Petrona de Jesus Villegas Castillo

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Petrona de Jesus Villegas Castillo, 94, passed away on February 24, 2021 in Houston, Texas.   She was born on June 18, 1926 in El Salvador to Rafael and Soledad Castillo. She is survived by her daughters, Agustina Villegas, Martha Julia Villegas, Francisca Villegas, Juanita Villegas, and Blanquita Villegas; grandchildren, Mirna Villegas, Brenda Villegas, Irma Villegas, Yair Gamez, Jocelin…

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Brenda Gale Williams

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Brenda Gale Williams was born in Lake Charles, Louisiana on February 10, 1950 and passed away in Sugar Land, Texas on February 23, 2021. Services will be held on Thursday, March 11, 2021 at Beresford Funeral Service from 10am to 12pm followed by a graveside service at Carmen Nelson Bostick Cemetery in Tomball, Texas. Please check back for an updated obituary.

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Carlos Jaime Rios

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Carlos Jaime Rios was born in Cochabamba, Bolivia on July 27, 1956 and passed away in Houston, Texas on February 18, 2021. Services will be held on Thursday, March 4, 2021 from 10am to 12pm at Southwest Chinese Baptist Church followed by a graveside service at Fields Store Cemetery in Waller, Texas. Please check back for an updated obituary.

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Jacob John Hoffman

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With great sadness we announce the passing of our beloved son and brother, Jacob John Hoffman. Jacob passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on Tuesday February 16, 2021, at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, TX, from complications of leukemia. Jacob was eleven years old and in the sixth grade at Sartartia Middle School. Jacob went by a variety of nicknames, including Jake, Jakey, and Jay-bob.…

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Andrew Robert Stiefler

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Andrew Robert Stiefler, age 32, passed away on Sunday, February 14, 2021 in Spring, Texas, losing his battle with depression. He was born July, 26, 1988 in Houston, Texas to Kurt and Nancy Stiefler. He was a graduate of Klein Forest High School. He received an Associate Degree in Science from Lone Star College in 2009. He went on to earn a Bachelor of Science, Computer Information Systems in 2017…

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John Alex Covington

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John Alex Covington “Johnny” passed away Friday February 12, 2021. He was a proud 92 year resident of Houston, Texas:  born in the Heights, graduating from Reagan high school, and attending Rice University. His early career was spent at Shell Oil in the pilot lab where he became the youngest supervisor ever at that time. HIs attention soon turned from crude oil to tamales as he owned and…

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Mai Bach Nguyen

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Mai Bach Nguyen, 72, passed away on February 12, 2021.  He was born in Saigon, Vietnam.  Mai was a joyful and patriotic man who lived life to the fullest.  He never met a stranger, and to know him was to love him.  He enjoyed traveling and eating at restaurants with his four children - Vu Nguyen, Bang Nguyen, Jane Trang Nguyen-Campo, Jimmy Nguyen, and his grandson, Ronin Nguyen.   Mai…

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Wale Olukunle Odunlami

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Wale Olukunle Odunlami was born in Nigeria on April 23, 1975 and passed away in Richmond, Texas on February 12, 2021. Services will be held at Beresford Funeral Service beginning at 10am on Saturday, February 27, 2021 with a graveside service taking place at Carmen Nelson Bostick Cemetery at 1:00pm. Please check back for an updated obituary.

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Juan Antonio Vasquez

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Juan Antonio Vasquez, 64, passed away on February 12, 2021 in Katy, Texas.   He was born on June 24, 1956 in El Salvador to Theodoro and Maria Vasquez. He is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Olga Celina (Alvarado) Vasquez; sons, Christian Antonio Vasquez & wife Brittany, and Juan Carlos Vasquez; daughter, Nathaly Mitchael Vasquez; grandsons, Christian Antonio Vasquez, Jr., and…

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Phillip Price Williams

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Phillip Price Williams was born in Glendale, California on February 22, 1954 and passed away in Houston, Texas on February 12, 2021. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy; his mother, Bobbi; sons, Steven and Keith (wife Lisa); daughter, Sonya (husband Mike); grandchildren, Seth, Aaron, Annisa, Jasmin, and Ryland; sisters, Deborah and Tara; brothers, Steve (wife Cindy), and Mike (wife Pam); nephews…

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Jeff Burton

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Jeff Burton was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on December 5th, 1965 and passed away on February 7th, 2021 in Houston, Texas. He is survived by his loving wife of 30 years Diana Burton; his daughters, Taylor Michele Miller and husband Kenneth, and Brianna Alyse Burton; granddaughter, Calliope Reign Miller; his parents, Hugh Paul Burton and Elaine Ann Burton; his brother, Jason Stephen Burton and…

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Mark McConnell

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Mark McConnell, age 62, passed away on February 7th, 2021 in Houston, TX.  He was surrounded by his children at the time of his passing.   Mark McConnell was born December 7th, 1958 to Bonnie Robertson and David Hauck in Glendale, CA.  He was married to Scarlett Schiflett on October 12th, 1991.  He shared a loving home with his wife and children for many years.  Mark was a man best known for his…

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Gregory Worthington Thorpe

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Gregory W. Thorpe, 74, passed away on February 7, 2021 in Webster, Texas.   He was born on March 12, 1946 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He is survived by his uncle, Robert Worthington; his cousins, Teresa Davis, Tommy Worthington, Pat Worthington, Anna Worthington, Patricia Worthington, and Anita Worthington. Greg was a lifelong Astro fan and will forever be remembered and loved by his family and…

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Robert Sanford MD

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Robert (Bob) Sanford was born and raised in Jamestown, New York. In 1946, he married Gloria G. Parsons and lived happily with her until her death in 1988.  He served in the Army during both WWII and the Korean War. He attended medical school at the University of Buffalo and later practiced medicine in Modesto, California until 1970. He went on to also practice in Southern California and Arizona…

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Edna Tobias Minton

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It is with great sadness that we share the loss of our dear Edna Tobias Minton, who passed through the veil to her eternal home on January 28, 2021. She was born on April 12, 1968, in Houston, Texas to Adolfo and Maria Teresa Tobias. Edna graduated from St. Pius X High School in Houston, Texas with the class of 1986 and then went on to achieve her bachelor's degree at Houston Baptist University…

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Marrion Bob Jones Jr.

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Marrion Bob Jones, Jr. passed away on January 26, 2021 in Pinehurst, Texas.  He was born October 12, 1960 in Houston, Texas. A Graveside Service will be held on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at 12 noon at Carmen Nelson Bostick Historic Cemetery (12317 Holderrieth Rd, Tomball, Texas 77375).  

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Despina Berberian

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Despina Berberian passed away peacefully at the age of 94 in her home surrounded by family on January 25, 2021 in Houston, Texas.   She was born on September 1, 1926 in Katerini, Greece to Savvas and Rodama Stefanidis. Despina survived a traumatic childhood during WWII when the Germans invaded their family’s home. They imprisoned her father and sent her sister to a concentration camp. She would…

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Maureen Ann Nugent Macygin Garza

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Maureen passed away on Saturday, January 23, 2021 from complications of the Covid-19 virus.  She was born in New York City where she met her first husband, Val Macygin, in the late 1950’s.  They wed and moved to Bayville, NJ and had three children, Holly, Valerie and Skeeter.  After Val’s death in 1976 Maureen married her second husband, Carter Garza while residing in New Jersey. In 2005, Maureen…

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Eduardo Perez

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On Thursday, January 21, 2021, Eduardo Perez, beloved husband and father, passed away at the age of 65 in Houston, TX. He was born on March 1, 1955 in Guatemala and lived the majority of his life in the United States of America with his family. Eduardo dedicated his life in service of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. In the early 1970s, the Lord led Eduardo out of a guerilla militia lifestyle in…

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Mary Katherine Stinson

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Mary Katherine Stinson passed away on January 21, 2021 in Houston, Texas. She was born on January 13, 1954 in Harlingen, Texas to Rose Etta White and James Bernard Hall. In life, Mary was passionate about being a servant of the Most High, playing the twelve string acoustic guitar, and spending time with her grandchildren. She is survived by her four children: John E. Davis, Johna M…

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Salvatore Giaimis

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Sugar Land — Salvatore Giaimis, age 88, died of natural causes on January 20, 2021 at Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital. Mr. Giaimis was married to his beloved wife, Yvette, for 20 years and who predeceased him.  He is survived by his adoring sons, Ronald (Terry) and Alan (Laurie) as well as five grandchildren (Marissa, Angela, Dominic, Joseph and Michael) who he indulged and doted on…

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Catarino Cardona

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Catarino Cardona, 73, passed away on January 19, 2021 in Houston, Texas.   He was born on July 19, 1947 in Mercedes, Texas to Victor and Josefa Cardona. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Lorenza; Sisters and Brothers:  Victor Cardona, Maria Isabel Cardona, Carlos Cardona and Ernesto Cardona; Children: Jaine Prieto Cardona, Raul Cardona, Sandra Cardona and Cindy Ramirez Cardona; and …

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Lanny Allen Carman

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Lanny Allen Carman, born April 7, 1938 to Richard and Marian Carman in Lafayette, IN, passed peacefully from this earth in the early hours of January 17, 2021 at his home in Houston, TX at 82 years of age. Growing up throughout the Midwest and graduating from Springfield High School in Illinois, Lanny started his adult life as a machinist at Caterpillar. After moving to the New Orleans Area, he…

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Christiane Jensen Fairbairn

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Christiane Jensen Fairbairn passed away on Sunday, January, 17, 2021. Christiane was born in West Berlin, Germany to Christian Peter Jensen and Kaethe Helene Metternich Jensen.  She grew up in a loving and caring family who shielded her from the atrocities of WW II.  At the age of 18, her beloved father passed away.  She and her mother remained companions for many years.  On a trip to the…

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Joseph Christopher Partin

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Joseph Christopher Partin, son of Dorothy and Charles Partin, passed away January 17, 2021 after a brief illness on his father’s 100th birthday. Joe was born on November 27, 1957 in Houston, Texas.  He attended St. Rose of Lima Parochial School, Black Junior High, and St. Thomas High School from 1972 – 1976.  He also attended Stephen F. Austin State College for two years studying forestry.…

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Barbara Antoinette Andrew

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Barbara Antoinette Andrew “HP” of Rosenberg Texas passed away on January 12, 2021 at the age of 81 after a courageous fight against a blood disorder illness. Her loving son Perry and daughter in law Mary Ann were by her side. She was born on February 27, 1939 in Berwyn, Illinois to John Zarecki and Helen [Wiencek] Zarecki.  She attended Argo High School in Argo Illinois. She met and married…

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Elizabeth S. Hurtado

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Liz Hurtado, a devoted caring wife, and mother, died the morning of January 11th from a hard-fought battle with COVID-19 at the age of 74. Liz is survived by her husband Jerry Hurtado; her children Jerry, Michael, and Brian Hurtado; daughters-in-law Stacey, Josephine, and Randa Hurtado; grandchildren Jerry, Caeley, Anthony, Xavier, Andrew, Zachary, Braxton, and Preslee; and her brother Michael…

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Lynette Jacobson

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Ellen Lynette Jacobson ran into the arms of Jesus at the age of 88 on January 9, 2021. Lynette was born on August 17, 1932 to Wilma Lee and Vernon Caleb Jacobson of Harlingen, Texas.  At the early age of 3 years old, she contracted the Poliovirus where she suffered paralysis from the waist down. Doctors warned that she would not live a long life yet she went on to graduate from Harlingen High…

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Thomas Z. James

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Thomas Z. James, beloved brother, husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather died of natural causes on January 8, 2021.  Tom was born July 2, 1926, and grew up on a farm in Pocahontas, Arkansas, the second of four children born to Tom and Nell James. He graduated valedictorian of his high school class.  He often said he had three careers:  he was a career officer in the Army Corps of…

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Helen M. Gannon

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Helen M. Gannon passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 7, 2021. Helen was born in Germany on June 14, 1926. She was married 54 years to her late husband John J. Gannon. Helen is survived by her brother Richard, four sons, John P. and wife Letty, Richard and wife Candice, Michael and Kevin, grandchildren: Richard Frank, Christopher, Michelle, Patricia, Brenda, Danny, Heather and Natalie. She…

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