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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Elizabeth K Camacho

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Elizabeth K. Camacho went home to be with the Lord on May 2, 2020 at age 60. Elizabeth was born to Mr. & Mrs. Efren & Esther Abreo on April 24, 1960 in Big Spring, Texas.  While Elizabeth grew up in Big Spring for most of her childhood, she attended high school in Albuquerque, New Mexico and Austin, Texas completing her high school education and graduating from Lanier High School.…

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Donald Mylie Webster

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Donald M. Webster, 81, passed away on May 2, 2020 in Montgomery, Texas.   He was born on August 17, 1938 in Houston, Texas to Albert Earnest Webster and Naomi Eugene (Durham) Webster.   He is survived by his children, Michael Scott Webster, Steven Dale Webster, Annie Morales, Harvey McCracken, Lloyd McCracken, and Brandy McCracken Van Rompaey; grandchildren, Aaron Webster, Nickie Webster, Jason…

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Bernard Anozie Elechi

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Bernard Anozie Elechi, 72, passed away on May 1, 2020 in Houston, Texas.  He was born on November 11, 1947 in Imo State, Nigeria to Elechi & Elizabeth Dike. He is survived by his daughter, Dr. Bernadine Elechi; brothers, Joe Elechi, and Aloy Elechi; his sister, Angelina Ugo; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles and extended family. He is preceded in death by his brother,…

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Michael Palmer

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Michael Palmer (a.k.a. baba, Mike, pops, Grandpa Mike) passed away after being diagnosed with cancer on April 29, 2020, one month after celebrating his 75th birthday. Michael was born on March 27, 1945 in Ocala, FL and raised in New York, NY. He graduated from the University of Kentucky in 1970 with a B.S. in Mathematics. Michael joined the Army and deployed to Vietnam as a radio operator. Sgt.…

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Linda Rose Purnhagen

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Linda Purnhagen, 69, of Tomball, TX., passed away April 25, 2020 after a long battle with cancer.  She was born in Brooklyn, New York.  She married Arthur H. Purnhagen, Jr. on June 12, 1971.  They moved to Houston in 1981 and raised a beautiful family. Linda was preceded in death by her parents, Grace Matthews and Theodore Matthews, her husband Arthur Purnhagen, daughters Grace Marie Purnhagen…

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Ann Marie Ward

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Ann Marie Ward passed into eternal live on Thursday April 24,2020 at the wonderful age of 90. Services will be postponed due to Covid-19 and will be announced at a later date. Ann M. Bell was born Oct. 3, 1929 to Isaac and Josephine Bell in Toledo, Ohio. She was a faithful member of the First United Methodist Church of Houston, TX where she was a true servant to her God and volunteered on a…

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Helen Craig

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Lucy Helen Pigg Craig went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Friday, April 17, 2020 at the age of 106.  Helen was a resident of West University Place for over 70 years. She was a supportive wife, a devoted mother, grandmother and great grandmother, a faithful servant of Jesus Christ, and a loyal friend.   She will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Helen was born on…

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William B. Mutammara

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William Behnam Mutammara, age 90, was called home to be with the Lord on the morning of April 17, 2020. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 45 years Widad Jirjees Sarah, parents Behnam Naoum Mutammara and Hayat Hanna Sarsam, brother Ramzi and sister Muneera. He is survived by his loving sons Ala’ Mutammara of San Francisco, CA and Atheel Mutammara, his wife Sahar Hadad Mutammara,…

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Edgardo Avila

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Edgardo Avila passed away on April 15, 2020 in Houston, TX and was born on Jan. 26, 1956 in El Salvador. A Graveside Service will be held Monday, April 27, 2020 at 1PM at Carmen Nelson Bostick Historic Cemetery near Tomball, Texas.

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Gwen Michelle DeAntonio

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Gwen Michelle DeAntonio, stepped into the Light of God's Loving presence on April 15, 2020.  A candle burned brightly for Gwen since she entered the world 46 years ago on August 7, 1973. Gwen was fiercely loyal and protective of her friends and family.  We will always remember her infectious smile, piercing hazel eyes, and caring personality.  She impacted every life she touched and this loss…

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Mwenya Kenani

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In Everlasting Loving Memory of Mwenya Kenani January 24th, 1999 – April 14th, 2020 Mwenya (AKA Joe) Kenani was born on January 24th, 1999 on the Copperbelt Province in Luanshya, Zambia. He was named after both living grandmothers who share the same name. He was the second born child to Kwame & Jill Kenani of Richmond, Texas. Mwenya has an older brother Chibwe and a younger sister Natasha.…

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Felipe Serrano Huertas

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A great man drew his last breath around 8:30pm on Monday April 13th. Felipe Serrano Huertas was born in Patillas P.R. on September 13, 1941.   He was the son of Liborio and Dorotea Serrano. He left his loving wife Sheila to be in heaven with the Lord.  He was an uncle and father figure to Marc, Nicolas, Randy, and Shane.   He was a meatcutter by trade   He was a man loved by everyone. He…

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Dr. Carmellia Chimezie Nzenwa

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Dr. Carmellia Chimezie Nzenwa, 56, passed away on April 11, 2020  in Katy, Texas.   She was born on July 16, 1963 in Nigeria to Louis and Margaret Ukah. She is survived by her son, Chukwuemeka "Emeka" Nzenwa; two daughters Ginikachukwu Nzenwa and Sorochi - Chidumebi Nzenwa; her mother, Margaret Ugoeke Ukah; 4 brothers, Gerald Ukah, Camillus Ukah, Paul Ukah, and Primus Ukah; and 6 sisters,…

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George Moussa Abdallah

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George Moussa Abdallah, age 76, born on Pentecost Sunday, June 13, 1943 in Tanbourit, Lebanon, was called home to be with the Lord on Good Friday, April 10, 2020. He was predeceased by his loving parents Moussa Abdallah and Teresia Sader, his brother Elias, his sisters Marroun Moussa and Souad Wehbe, his nephews Razzouk Moussa and Bassem Saade. He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years,…

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Walter Bivens

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Walter Bivens passed peacefully at home in Houston, Texas on April 10, 2020 at the age of 87, surrounded by people who love him very much. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Barbara Louise Higginbotham Bivens and their three sons Mark Bivens of Onalaska, Texas, Steve Bivens and wife Dawn of Richmond, Texas, Scott Bivens and wife Rebecca of Houston, Texas and their daughter, Susan Khoobiar…

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Anthony Amadi Ekwenye

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Anthony Amadi Ekwenye, 62, passed away on April 10, 2020 in Katy, Texas.   He was born on September 6, 1957 in Nigeria. Funeral Services are scheduled for 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 30, 2020 in the Chapel of Beresford Funeral Service.  Burial will follow at Carmen Nelson Bostick Historic Cemetery (12317 Holderrieth Rd., Tomball, TX 77375).

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William Homer Mitchell

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In Loving Memory of William (Homer) Mitchell,  On Friday, April 10, 2020 William “Homer” Mitchell passed away into the loving arms of his Lord and Savior. He was 78 years old. Homer was born on April 20, 1941 in Nady, Arkansas to Preston and Mildred Mitchell. He was the eldest of four children. His siblings included: Merlene Hudson, Marvin “Bunky” Mitchell and Melba Kelsey. He is survived by…

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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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Kenneth Ngidi

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GONE SO SOON With painful submission but gratitude to God, the family of NGIDI in Ogwashi-Uku, Delta State, Nigeria announces the passing on to glory of their son, which sad event occurred on March 24, 2020 in Houston, Texas after a brief illness. KENNETH NGIDI Aged 47 years Burial will take place on May 1, 2020 in Texas, USA. He is survived by Mrs. Linda Ngidi, wife Master Kosisochukwu, son…

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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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