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James Powell Sharbrough

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JAMES POWELL SHARBROUGH passed from this life of natural causes at his home in Katy, Texas amidst the loving care of his family on September 13, 2023 He was born on March 10, 1931 in Overton, Texas to James Otho Sharbrough and Lillie Beatrice Propes. After graduation from Henderson High School in 1949, he moved to Houston to seek his fortune. There he met the love of his life, Wanda Jean Scott,…

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Verla Jeanne Hodges

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Verla Jeanne Hodges of Houston, Texas, passed away at the age of 75 on September 12, 2023 in Houston after a courageous fight from injuries caused by her accident on May 9, 2022.  She passed peacefully as her husband, Larry, was by her side when she took her last breath.  Verla was born on May 5, 1948 in Blackwell, Oklahoma to Jack and Gleeola Ferguson. Verla was raised on a farm as a young…

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Edgard Hanna Estephan

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Edgard Hanna Estephan was called to heaven on September 11, 2023 at the age of 59 after a courageous battle with anaplastic thyroid cancer.  Edgard was born on October 27, 1963 in Bcharre, Lebanon to Hanna and Alice Estephan. His early life was marked with numerous difficulties, but he faced every obstacle with a tremendous amount of courage and faith, a trait that stayed with him throughout the…

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Dorothy Carolyn Marshall

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Dorothy Carolyn Marshall ’’Dot” passed away peacefully at her home in Houston Texas on September 8, 2023. She was 99 years old and surrounded by family.  She was born on January 31, 1924 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota to Charles Hough and Carrie Lyons.  She was born with an ear for music and had a gifted talent that started at a young age including playing the piano, organ, harmonica and accordion…

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Manuel A. Soto

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Manny was called home to Heaven on September 4, 2023, at the age of 72 after a long and courageous battle with respiratory cancer. As a result of exposure to Agent Orange while in service to our Country during the Vietnam War. Manny was born on January 8, 1951, in Jersey City, New Jersey to Jose Armando Soto and Catherine Martinez Soto. As a child Manny lived in New Jersey and New York. As the…

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Azeez Abioye Seriki

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Azeez A. Seriki was a beloved husband, father, and friend. He passed away on Aug. 27th, 2023, at the young age of 49. Azeez was born June 21st, 1974, in Lagos, Nigeria to his parents Omolara Seriki and Engr. Sikiru Seriki.  Azeez attended Igbobi College Yaba and Lagos State University, and from there started a career in nance and banking, working at several top banks in Nigeria.  Az as fondly…

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Raymond Earl Morgan

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Raymond Earl Morgan was born January 4, 1945, to Mary Frances and Gilbert M. Morgan in El Campo, TX. He grew up with an older sister Jean in Palacios, riding his bike, accompanied by his dog, all over town, going on adventures with his best friend on the bay.  He attended Palacios schools graduating from Palacios High School in 1964--a proud Shark, he played football, basketball, and went to the…

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Wafica (Wafa') Ghoussoub

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It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Wafa' Ghoussoub, a woman of extraordinary strength and unwavering faith. Wafa's journey began on May 19 1944 in Baalback, Lebanon and her legacy lives on through her remarkable life story and through the children and the grand children that she raised. At the tender age of 17, Wafa' sailed on a journey of love and devotion when she married…

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Mark Steven Michalk

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Mark Steven Michalk, 66, passed away on August 25, 2023 in Katy, Texas.  He was born on February 11, 1957 in Houston, Texas to Charley Michalk Jr and Paula Ann Hogan Michalk. He is survived by his mother, Paula Michalk; his daughter, Rebekah Kelsey & husband Colby; son, Reed Michalk; sister, Peggy Mosher & husband Kirk; brother, Kenneth Michalk; and grandchildren, Brooklynn Michalk,…

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Rachel Elizabeth Ory

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Rachel Elizabeth Ory died peacefully on Thursday, August 24, 2023, from the effects of a brain aneurysm, at the young age of 48. Rachel was born on October 8, 1974, to Ray and Pauline. Though their marriage would end, they would continue their relationship as parents. Ray and Pauline went on to remarry, and out of loss bore love, blessing Rachel with the added treasure of her stepmother Connie…

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Marina Chammas Nehme

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Marina Chammas, lovingly known as Marie, a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and friend, passed away after a courageous battle against cancer at the age of 81 in Houston, TX on August 19, 2023.  Marie was born on May 16, 1942, in Amioun, Lebanon where she was also raised. The daughter of a priest, Marie held tight to Christian values and lived a life of faith. She…

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Joann Rethmeyer Carey

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Joann Rethmeyer Carey, 65, passed away on August 15, 2023 at her home in Houston, Texas, after a long battle with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. She was born on April 27, 1958 in Tulsa, Oklahoma to Herman Grover "Joe" Rethmeyer and Rosemarie (Dougherty) Rethmeyer. She is survived by her loving husband of 42 years, Craig Steven Carey; her father; her children, Elizabeth Carey Bernardy &…

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Rosa Maria Espino Loza

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Rosa Maria Espino Loza, 62, passed away on August 13, 2023 in Houston, Texas.  She was born in Mexico on June 20, 1961 to Ruven Espino and Elena Loza. Services will be held on Monday, August 21, 2023 in the Chapel of Beresford Funeral Service (13501 Alief Clodine Rd. Houston, TX 77082) beginning with visitation at 11 AM, and the funeral at 12 noon.  Burial will follow at Carmen Nelson Bostick…

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Marie Fisher Black Heinke

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Marie Fisher Black Heinke, age 85, went to be with her Lord and Savior on August 12th, 2023 at her home in Houston, Texas. She was born April 6, 1938 to Eleanora Marie Glaser and A.V. Fisher of Houston, Texas.  Marie attended Trinity Lutheran School, Marshall Junior High, and Jeff Davis High School. She was the oldest member of Trinity Lutheran Church at 85 years, also being confirmed and…

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Diana Fountain Wisdom

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Diana Fountain Wisdom was born on December 31, 1956 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and passed away on August 11, 2023, at her home in Houston, Texas, after a brief, brutal fight against cancer. She was sixty-six years old. She is survived by her father Gerald Fountain, who gave her excellent cheekbones, prodigious mathematical and problem-solving skills, and a formidable toughness she cultivated and turned…

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Andrew "Drew" Rios

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Andrew “Drew” Rios passed away at the Texas Children’s hospital on August 9th in Houston, Texas at the age of 22 after facing a 2-year battle with Leukemia. Andrew was born on April 13, 2001 in Houston, Texas to parents Karen Lizzeth Morazan Miranda and Andres Rios. During his childhood, Andrew and his father moved to Jacksonville, Florida where Andrew spent a lot of time with his cousins…

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Ngozi Patience Edeh

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It is with total submission to the will of God that we write the biography of our beloved Sister, daughter, and aunt: The Late Ms. Ngozi Patience Edeh.  Ms. Ngozi Patience Edeh, of Houston, Texas, passed away at the age of 37, after a courageous fight against Stage IV adenocarcinoma of the cervix, on August 5, 2023, in Houston. She was born on April 13, 1986, in Enugu State to Chief Fidelis Edeh…

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Mildred Carrow Whitaker

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Mildred Carrow Whitaker, 79, passed away on Saturday, August 5, 2023. She was born in Cardenas, Cuba on September 28, 1943, to James Edward Carrow and Manuela “Sylvestra” Miranda Carrow.  She was a resident of Baytown for 70 years and an active member of Missouri Street Church of Christ for over 40 years.  Mildred enjoyed listening to music, fishing, camping, gardening, making Jewelry,…

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Eric Ryan Guidry

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Eric Ryan Guidry was born on May 2, 1988, to parents Cheryl Guidry and Jerry L. Guidry Jr. in Corpus Christi, Texas. He departed this Earth on Friday, August 4, 2023, at the age of 35 years old. Eric will be remembered as a kind young man with a tender heart and an eagerness to help others in need. He was full of life and loved to laugh at even the corniest joke. He will be sorely missed by all…

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Jose Dionicio Amaya

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Jose Dionicio Amaya, of El Salvador, passed away at the age of 78 after a courageous fight against multiple illnesses on July 28th, 2023 in Houston, Texas. He was born on May 24th, 1945 in Sensuntepeque, Cabañas, El Salvador to Jesus Amaya and Zara Mauricio. Jose was a hardworking man that loved to watch soccer, fish, and was always happy when he was surrounded by his family and friends. Jose…

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Carola Ariceth Mejia

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Carola Ariceth Mejia, 62, passed away on July 27, 2023 in Houston, Texas.  She was born on April 16, 1961 in El Salvador. She is survived by her daughter, Carolina Nair & husband Hugo; 2 sons, Edison Yurandy Dos Sanots and Yhasue Alberto Mejia; her partner, Alejandro Marron; mother, Sofia de Jesus Mejia; brothers, Willfredo Mejia and Obdulio Velasquez Mejia; sister, Blanca Emerita Mejia;…

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James Lister Mouton Jr.

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James L. (Jimmy) Mouton Jr., 65, of Houston went to his heavenly home on July 21, 2023.  He was born on January 13, 1958, in Houston, TX to parents, James Lister Mouton Sr. and Robbie Powledge Mouton.  Though his life was cut short, Jimmy loved spending time with his family, hunting and fishing. He loved being a faithful believer in Jesus Christ. He was a long-time member of the freemasons. He…

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Barbara Ann Ryan

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Barbara Ann Ryan, 84, passed away on July 18, 2023 in Spring, Texas.  She was born on September 1, 1938 in Cuero, Texas to Lloyd Henry Powell and Lena Veora (Grant) Powell. Barbara married William "Bill" Ryan on September 8, 1956 at St. Michaels Catholic Church in Cuero, Texas. They were happily married for 58 years. Barbara's favorite pastimes were painting and drawing, and shopping. She was a…

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Jose Nicolas Alvarez

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Jose Nicolas Alvarez, amaba s su señor jesucrito. Tambien amaba a su esposa, Vilma de Alvarez y sus hijos y sus familia fue un esposo devote, un padre maravilloso y un buen amigo para muchas personas. Nos gustaria darle las gracias por tomarse el tiempo de sus ocupadas vidas para compartirlos con nosotros en la celebracion de su vida.  Servicio Funerario: Viernes 28 de Julio de 2023 a las 4:00 P…

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Russell Duane Bownds

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Russell "Rusty" Duane Bownds was born in Houston, Texas on August 4, 1958, and passed away in Houston on July 13, 2023. Rusty is survived by his brothers, Richard and Randall Bownds. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, August 5, 2023 at 10am at First Baptist Church Tomball. Thank you for visiting this memorial web page.  Please sign the online guest book to let the family know you…

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Teresa Rena Preston Browder

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Teresa Rena Preston Browder was born on March 27, 1965, in Lufkin, Texas. She was married to George Browder from 1987 until he died in 2017. Teresa was blessed with 6 beautiful children to continue her lineage.  If you knew Teresa then you knew that she was full of spirit, positive energy, and the most resilient person in the room. She was rare, precious, and soft as a cloud, but hard as a rock…

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Thomas Hollowell

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It is with profound sorrow that we announce the passing of Mr. Thomas Hollowell, a beloved husband, father, and grandfather. Born on July 10, 1941, Tom was a beacon of kindness and a friend to all he met. He sadly departed from this life on July 7, 2023, at almost 82 years old.  Known for his friendly and compassionate nature, Tom never met a stranger. He was always quick to share a laugh and a…

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Simon Tam Do

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Simon Tam Do, 92, passed away on July 2, 2023 in Cypress, Texas.  He was born on February 5, 1931 in Hai Phong, Vietnam to Do Phan and Vu Thi Cham. He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Monica Loan Do; son, Tuong Do; daughters, Thu Do and Tin Southern; grandchildren, Allan Huynh, Michelle Huynh, Amanda Pham, Nolan Pham, and Taylor Do Welch.  He is preceded in death by his daughter, Do…

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Moses Babatope Fadiyimu

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Moses Babatope Fadiyimu, a kind and caring man who was an epitome of unwavering love and compassion. He passed away on July 1st, 2023, at the age of 65. A quote he would frequently refer to was “Just a Matter Time”.  He always believed that things would get better and at every opportunity he would help others and ensured that they felt loved.  He was the son of Pa James Elagbemi and Madam Ayi…

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Blanca Estella Martinez

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😞 Hello, I am sharing with a heavy heart, the very sad news that my Mother passed away Saturday morning, July 1, 2023 at 6:08am. My Mother, Blanca Martinez, passed away. 😥 May God rest her soul and Mom is in a better place. My mother was active in the community, church and ministry, when I was growing up in Marble Falls Texas. My mother helped many, many people by being a volunteer, mentor and…

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