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Sid Crowley

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James Sidney “Sid” Crowley passed away Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at the age of 69. Sid was born in Houston on January 31, 1950 to James and Sarah Crowley. He is preceded in death by his parents and his brother David Crowley. He is survived by his sister Carol Crowley, nephews Austin, Clay and Patrick Crowley, and cousin Diana Crowley Leeson.  Sid graduated from Robert E. Lee High School in 1968…

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Derrel Fuston

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Alfred Derrel Fuston was born on April 11, 1946 in Matador, Texas to Hazel Lea Twilla and T.R. Fuston and left this life on April 15, 2019 at the age of 73.  Derrel lived his young life in Turkey, Texas.  As a young man he played football and ran track for Turkey High School.  He met the love of his life during his time at Turkey High, Caroll Beth Cotten.  They married on December 7, 1964 and…

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Melba McNeal Hayes

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Heaven has a feisty new angel today. Melba Jean Hayes of Houston, Texas was called to lead the pack on April 13, 2019. Adoring family surrounded her bed as she drifted peacefully away at home. An indomitable, lovable character, there will never be another “Jean”. Melba was born in a small country house on January 22, 1931 in Center Point, Louisiana, the first child of Hudie D. and Myrtie McNeal…

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Ira Francis

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Ira Oakland Francis was born on January 20th, 1960 to proud parents Isaac and Hildred Francis in St. John’s, Antigua, West Indies. He grew up in Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas U.S.V.I. Ira had a love for sports, reading, nature, and most of all music. He was a hard worker and would help anyone he could. He loved his family. He was an amazing father to his children & uncle to his nieces and…

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Mike Terrence Turner

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Michael Terrence Turner, Sr., surrounded by his family, went to be with Jesus on April 11, 2019 in Houston, Texas  after a battle with lung cancer.  He was a very loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He was 75 years old.   Mike was born on May 22, 1943 to C.V. and Ethel Margie Turner in Houston, Texas.  His life was set on course when became a Christian as a teenager in…

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Gary Manuel Alejandro

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Gary M. Alejandro was taken home by the Lord on Sunday April 7th, 2019 at the age of 40.  Gary was born and raised in The Bronx, N.Y. He passed away in Houston, TX  where he has lived for the last 15 years.  Gary loved the guitar and was in a rock band, "Moss", while living in NYC. Gary taught himself how to play the guitar and even taught his nephew Jordan how to play the guitar over…

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Rebecca Morrison Belknap

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Rebecca Morrison Belknap went home to her husband Curtis and youngest daughter Hannah in the early morning hours of April 6, 2019. The pain she had endured for the last two years is gone. She leaves behind her daughters Riann and husband Chris Havey and Ginny Belknap and wife Nissa Marks, her son Curtis and his wife Alkesta Belknap, and Hannah’s fiancé Andrew Bakeman. Becky was Grammy to Kate…

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Gary John Raufeisen

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Gary John Raufeisen, 71, was born November 15, 1947 and passed away peacefully at Scott & White Hospital in College Station on April 6, 2019.  He is preceded in death by his mother, Theodora Raufeisen, his father William Raufeisen and his half-sister Valerie.  He is survived by his older brother Gordon J Raufeisen and wife Barbara, his younger sister Carol Fonville and husband Lee, and three…

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Karen Silverman Daniels

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Karen Ann Silverman Daniels (b. April 17th, 1967) was a mother, author, and lover of laughter. Born in Fort Worth and raised in Houston, Karen spent most of her life in Texas. In Sugar Land, she raised a family of three. She passed away in her home on April 1st 2019. She was preceded in death by her brother, Michael Silverman and her father, William Silverman. She is survived by her husband…

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IB Hayes

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A great man drew his last breath at 2:37 a.m. on March 27, 2019. IB Hayes of Houston, Texas lived an extraordinary life for 92 years. His greatest achievement was being a devoted family man to people who loved him completely for his gentle words and giving ways. His wife of nearly 70 years, twin daughters, five granddaughters, and nine great grandchildren are his legacy. They were by his side at…

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Billie Faye Holmes

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Billie Faye Holmes, 91, born November 1,1927 in Estelline, Texas, went to be with the Lord on March 18, 2019 in Clear Lake, Texas.   Billie attended South Texas Business University before going to Beauty School and opening her own salon, which she ran for many years. Later, she co-owned and operated Vince’s Boat Stop with her second husband, Vincent Caravella, located at Watergate Yacht Basin…

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Jeffery Scott Campbell

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Jeff, we called him Scott, was a friend to many people: family, church, work, neighbors, and people everywhere. He loved his alma mater, Houston Baptist University. He was a member of the Student Senate and served as the school’s student photographer. Jeff was especially delighted when they established a football program.  After graduation he worked for the Data General and EMC Corporations…

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James Roland Mercer Sr.

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Severo Vasquez Estrada Jr.

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Severo Vasquez Estrada Jr. Devoted husband and grandfather Severo Vasquez Estrada Jr, 64, passed away Sunday, March 10th, at his home. Severo was born September 14, 1954 in Sugar Land, TX to Sophie and Severo Estrada Sr. Severo had worked for the Randall’s grocery chain from high school until his retirement in 2018. Severo was known for his endearing charm and gentleness. He was also a…

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Geraldine Sullivan

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On March 10, 2019, Geraldine Anne Minich Sullivan (“Gerrie”) passed away peacefully.  Gerrie was born on a “Lucky Friday the 13th” in January 1933 to her parents Margaret Osanna Scanlan Minich and George Henry Minich in Chicago (Oak Park), Illinois.   An only child, she grew up playing with many cousins and close friends.  Gerrie attended St. Giles Grammar School and Trinity Catholic High School…

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Betty Jo Hallford

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Betty Jo Hallford, 91, born July 1, 1927 in Morrilton, Arkansas, passed away on March 8, 2019 in Sugar Land, Texas. She is survived by her daughter, Terry Birdwell & husband Cody; her grandchildren, Joshua & Heather Birdwell; brother, Paul Hanna; and sisters, June Smith, Mary Cozort Harper; and Landa Mann. She is preceded in death by her husband, James Wayman Hallford; and her parents,…

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Dorothy B. Cobb

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Dorothy Burroughs Cobb, born in Rayville, Louisiana on December 02,1936 passed away on March 06, 2019 at age of 82 in Houston, Texas.   Dorothy retired from Municipal Employees Retirement System, Baton Rouge in 1999. "Maw-Maw" devoted her retired life to her greatest joy, Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren.  Dorothy is preceded in death by parents, George James Burroughs and Florence Smith…

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Lap Tien Ngo

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Lap Tien Ngo, 64, of Houston, TX, born in Vietnam in 1954, passed away in the comfort of his daughter's home surrounded by his family on March 5, 2019. Lap is survived by his son Thị Đình Ngô, daughters Uyên Van Ngô, Uyên Thơ Ngô, parents Ngô Văn Tần, Nguyễn Thị Quá, brother Ngô hữu Thành  vợ và các con , sisters Ngô tuyết Hoa chồng và con, Ngô thu nguyệt chồng và con, and many loving…

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Natasha R. Mubita

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Natasha R. Mubita was born in Zambia on June 24, 1992 and passed away in Brookshire, Texas on March 2, 2019. A visitation will be held at Beresford Funeral Service on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 11:00am.  The funeral service will begin at 11:30pm.  A graveside service will be held at Carmen Nelson Bostick Cemetery in Tomball, Texas at 2:00pm.

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Sylvia Inez Gomez

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Sylvia Inez Gomez, 66, passed away in the early hours of Sunday, February 24, 2019 in Houston, Texas.   She was born in Houston on April 16, 1952 to Pete and Mercedes (Costilla) Gomez. She is survived by her brother, Rodrigo Gomez; her sister, Stella Rivera & husband Mike; nieces & nephews: Monica Gutierrez & husband Isai, Michael D. Rivera, Bianca Rivera, and Jessica Rivera; and…

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Dora B. Ruiz

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Dora B. Ruiz, 69, passed away at her home in Houston in the early hours of February 19, 2019 surrounded by her family.   She was born in Mexico on December 26, 1949 to Santiago and Frances Bazaldua. She is survived by her daughter, Rachel Puente & fiancée Bernardino Hernandez; her son, Roberto Ruiz, Jr.; her mother, Frances Bazaldua; her grandchildren, Isabella Diaz & husband Gustavo,…

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George Paul Leopolos

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Paul Leopolos, 76, of League City, Texas passed away on February 15, 2019 in Houston, Texas surrounded by family.   He was born in Cisco, Texas on June 27, 1942 to Geroge M. and Juanita (Myers) Leopolos. He and his wife Shirley were happily married for 55 years. Paul served in the Navy in his younger years which began his love of aviation. Paul enjoyed grilling, hunting and spending time with…

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Dorothy Nell Clement

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Dorothy Nell Clement, met Our Heavenly Father on Sunday, February 10, 2019 while at Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital.  She was born October 3, 1944 to her parents Rector Lynn Heckel and Bernice Helen (Chase) Heckel in San Antonio, Texas.  Dorothy graduated from Harlandale High School in San Antonio, Texas; and studied at San Antonio College where she also participated in water ballet.  She was…

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Robert A. Lakkis

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Robert A. Lakkis was born in Beirut, Lebanon on January 15, 1941 and passed away in Houston, Texas on February 9, 2019. A visitation will be held on Friday, February 15, 2019 at Our Lady of the Cedars Maronite Catholic Church from 5:30pm to 6:30pm.  The Rosary will begin at 6:30pm with the Mass beginning at 7:00pm.  A graveside service will be held on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at Forest Park…

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Carlos Roberto Carolino

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English  On Sunday, February 3rd, 2019, Carlos Roberto Carolino (Carlito): husband, father, brother, uncle and grandfather, unfortunately passed away. He was born on July 16,1961 and came to United States of America in 1985 were he was residing since then. Carlos worked as a 18 Wheeler Truck Driver. He loved the Nature and his passion was Music. His compositions, inspired by the Holy Spirit,…

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Theodoros Evangelos Kyriazis

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Theodoros Evangelos "Ted" Kyriazis, 78, passed away on January 30, 2019 in Houston, Texas.  He was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on October 28, 1940 to Evangelos D. Kyriazis and Olga (Yossis) Kyriazis. He is survived by his brothers, Constantine Kyriazis & wife Bengie, and Nick Kyriazis & wife Helen; sisters, Polixeni Linardatos, and Fani Grous & husband Dinos; sister-in-law: Mary…

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Robert Shane Garza

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Robert Shane Garza went to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at the age of 54. He was a beloved father, son, brother, uncle, and cousin who will be deeply missed by his family. Rob was the proud son of Frank and Carol Garza and brother to Patricia Wilson. He was born April 5, 1964 in Stillwater, Oklahoma. He attended Hahn American High School in Germany where he played…

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Oscar J. Reyes Alvarado

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Oscar Jose Reyes Alvarado Mayo 3 de 2001- Enero 21 de 2019   Nos enseñates a valorar y disfrutar las cosas que nos hacen felices.  Extrañemos tu sonrisa, tu alegria y tu amor. Sabemos que desde el cielo seguiras inspirandonos.   Oscar y Mirna Reyes, Brenda Lemus invitan a la celebracion de su vida el viernes 25 de Enero de 2019 en La Iglesia Casa Del Alfarero #4, 17560 Keith Harrow Blvd #A.…

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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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