Our Obituaries

Maria Luisa Rivera

June 21, 1946 - February 24, 2017

Maria Luisa "Licha" Rivera born June 21, 1946 passed away February 24, 2017. She is preceded in death by her father, Arnulfo Serrano and her brother, Ricardo Serrano. Maria will be greatly missed by her husband Hector I. "Nacho" Rivera; daughter, Leticia and her husband Jose Magana; son, Hector I. and his wife Maribel Rivera; grandchildren, Michael, Alyssa and Matthew Magana, Kimberly, Amber and...
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Gennevie Lorenza Govea

February 24, 2017 - February 24, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Brookside Funeral Home, Houston, TX.
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Geneva Pearl Carter

October 24, 1932 - February 24, 2017

Geneva Pearl Craft Carter was born in Bremond, TX on October 24, 1932. She passed away February 24, 2017 in Houston, TX. She is preceded in death by her parents, Fred Izeah Craft and Ruth Princess Hailey Craft; brothers Thomas Wayne Craft and Estel Eugene Craft, and son, Michael Craig Carter. Geneva will be greatly missed by her loving husband of 60 years, Donnie Joe Carter, Sr.; daughter Clois...
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Harrell J. McRae

September 28, 1937 - February 24, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Brookside Funeral Home, Houston, TX.
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Odester Bailey

July 19, 1933 - February 23, 2017

Odester Bailey, 83, of Baytown, Tx, passed away on Thursday, February 23, 2017. She was born in Nacogdoches, TX, on July 19, 1933 to the late Oatus Bentley and Eula Mae Bentley. She was preceded in death by her Husband, Joseph A. Bailey, whose ashes will be interred with her, and six of her seven siblings; Jewel Gary, Lola B. Luman, Oran Bentley, Aaron Bentley, Troy Bentley, and Roy Bentley...
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Roy Paul LaBorde

March 14, 1937 - February 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Brookside Funeral Home, Houston, TX.
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Arlie Alice Eldridge

April 16, 1941 - February 22, 2017

Arlie Alice Eldridge passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at the age of 75. She was born in Houston, Texas on April 16, 1941 to James Elwood and Arlie Elizabeth Moore. She attended Travis Elementary, Hogg Jr. High, and Reagan High School. As a young adult she met the love of her life Frank Milton Eldridge and they enjoyed 52+ years of marriage before Frank went to be with the...
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Barbara Storey Shapley

August 24, 1940 - February 22, 2017

Barbara Sue (Storey) Shapley passed into Spirit on February 22, 2017, after a brave battle from pneumonia and septic shock. Family, a good friend, and her loyal companion dog were by her side as she made her transition.Barbara displayed musical and artistic talents early on, playing the piano by ear at age five, playing violin with the Houston Youth Symphony, and winning an art scholarship to...
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Claudia Janeth Onassis

September 24, 1985 - February 21, 2017

On September 24, 1985, a little warm angel named Claudia was born. As a little girl growing up she was what any parent would love in their baby. She was extremely smart, caring, and loving toward her mom and dad. As a sister, she was there for a shoulder to lean on, thoughtful, and had a witty sense of humor those close to her loved. Her upbeat, goofy, and cheerful personality placed a smile on...
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Roger Delton Hill

December 16, 1943 - February 21, 2017

Roger Delton Hill, born December 16,1943 in Houston, Texas to Delton Chester Hill and Hattie Verlene Lane Hill, passed into eternal life on February 21, 2017. Roger is preceded in death by his wife, Betty Hill. Survivors include sons: Damon Hill, Roger "Rogie" Hill Jr., Toby Hill and wife Adrianna; grandchildren: Ryan Hill, Roger "Rogie" Hill, Chelsea Hill, Chisholm Hill,...
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Helen Marie Breithaupt

October 21, 1922 - February 20, 2017

Helen Marie Breithaupt, 94, went to be with her Heavenly Father on February 20, 2017. She was born October 21, 1922 to William King Anderson and Bessie Amny Anderson in Forney, Texas. She attended and graduated from Forney High School in 1940. Helen became a Christian the summer of 1935 when she was 13 years old. Throughout her life she was a member of Glen Baptist Church and Lindale Baptist...
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Joseph Daniel Phillips

August 16, 1956 - February 19, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Brookside Funeral Home, Houston, TX.
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Dwight W. Strahan

December 2, 1928 - February 19, 2017

Dwight "IKE" Wesley Strahan was born December 2, 1928 in Hugo, Choctaw County, Oklahoma and passed away February 19, 2017 in League City, Texas. He is preceded in death by his wife, Inelda J. Strahan; daughter, Cheryl D. Zeplin; son, James P. Strahan; grandson Stephen Buchanan; parents, Oscar L. and Nannie L. Strahan; brother, Phillip Strahan. Dwight will be greatly missed by his children, Karen...
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Doris Mae Rightmer

February 25, 1925 - February 18, 2017

Most of us know her as "Dotsie" or "Mema". Dotsie entered heavens gates on February 18, 2017 at 6:30a.m. Born February 25, 1925 in Alexandria, Louisiana, Doris Mae Sellars was born to Orie and Laura Sellars. On May 17th, 1942, Doris was united in marriage to Howard Rightmer, the love of her life. Doris was a member of Airline Drive Baptist Church most of her adult life and then became a member...
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Phillip Zane White

September 25, 1953 - February 18, 2017

Phillip Zane White, age 63, died on Saturday, February 18, 2017 in the Memorial Hermann Hospice Hospital in Houston, Texas after a short and difficult battle with cancer. From his birth in Cleburne, Texas on September 25, 1953 to his death on Saturday he provided people around him with love, faith, laughter, and generosity. He was born in Johnson County Memorial Hospital to James Lyod and Isobel...
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Estela C. Sanchez

February 23, 1951 - February 18, 2017

Nacio en la ciudad de Celaya Gto., Mexico el dia 22 de Febrero de 1951. Hija de Angel Celedon y Eulalia Torres. Le sobreviven su esposo Julio Sanchez y sus hijos Ana Maria, Julia, Julio Cesar, Luis Alberto, Fred y Jose. Hablar de ella es recordar una esposa fiel una madre ejemplar, que nos enseno a siempre luchar por los suenos aun con lo poco que uno pudiera tener. Fue sensilla humilde de un...
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Ruth Patricia Chavez

July 31, 1970 - February 17, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Brookside Funeral Home, Houston, TX.
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Myrth Lavell Wilson

November 3, 1919 - February 17, 2017

Myrth Lavell Wilson went to be with the Lord on February 17, 2017. She was born on November 3, 1919 to parents Charles Duval and Kitty Wolerton. Myrth was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother great-great grandmother, and friend that will be dearly missed by all of those who knew and loved her. She is survived by her children: Rose Kubiak, David Wilson, Ruby Holmes (Hilton);...
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Guadalupe Cruz

May 4, 1950 - February 16, 2017

Guadalupe Cruz, de 66 años de edad, pasó el jueves 16 de febrero de 2017 en el Memorial Herman Northeast Hospital.Guadalupe nació el 4 de mayo de 1950 en Estación Manuel, Tamaulipas a finales de Guadalupe Cruz y Felipa Avalos. Él era el más joven de 4 niños.Guadalupe se casó con Idolinda en 1972 y nacieron 5 hijos de esta unión. La familia se mudó...
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Cora Adeline Thompson

September 1, 1927 - February 16, 2017

Cora Adeline Thompson went to be with the Lord on February 16, 2017. She was born on September 1, 1927 to parents James and Erna Boyd. Adeline was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother great-great grandmother, sister and friend that will be dearly missed by all of those who knew and loved her. She is survived by her children: Gwynn Gibbs and her husband Larry, Linda Wilson,...
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Isabella Eliza Torres

February 11, 2017 - February 16, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Brookside Funeral Home, Houston, TX.
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Julio Cesar Zuniga

January 30, 1980 - February 15, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Brookside Funeral Home, Houston, TX.
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Doyle C. Keith

September 3, 1924 - February 15, 2017

Doyle Clifton Keith, 92, passed away on February 15, 2017 and went to be with his Lord & Savior, and reunited with his wife, Wanda Keith.He was born on September 3, 1924 in Cotulla, Texas to Edward and Cordelia Keith. He enlisted in the Navy at age 19. He served our country for 2 years during World War II.After being discharged, he went to work for his brother's A/C company for numerous years...
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Troylene Tsanais

January 5, 1939 - February 15, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Brookside Funeral Home, Houston, TX.
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Wendy Rene Sampson

October 14, 1969 - February 15, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Brookside Funeral Home, Houston, TX.
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Alicia Ann Baird

February 17, 1975 - February 14, 2017

Alicia Ann Baird was born February 17, 1975 in Houston, Texas and passed at the age of 41 in her home, surrounded by family, in Tomball, Texas on February 14, 2017. Alicia spent her time at home with Aron, Tracy, Destiny and Nicole where she loved being pampered by getting her hair and nails done, listening to country music and sitting in her chair watching TV or dreaming while she slept with a...
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Idella M. Ites

December 30, 1927 - February 14, 2017

Idella May Ites, born December 30, 1927 passed away February 14, 2017. She is preceded in death by her husband Edward Ites and her parents, Louis David Calaway and Idell Mae Conlin Calaway. Idella will be greatly missed by her children, Patricia Dupree, Alycia Ites Bohner, Stayton Ites; grandchildren, Jessalyn Brach and Jason Dupree; great grandchildren, Rebecca Brach, Rachel Brach, Liam Dupree...
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Beulah Mae Powell

November 22, 1919 - February 14, 2017

Beulah Mae Powell, 97, went to her heavenly home on February 14, 2017. She was born on November 22, 1919 in Alvin, Texas. Beulah is survived by her son, Alan Powell and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members. Family will receive friends on Friday, February 17, 2017 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm at Brookside Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 2:00pm...
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Ferris Allen Johnson

January 14, 1939 - February 14, 2017

Ferris Allen Johnson joined his sweetheart, Barbara Calvert Johnson, in Heaven on February 14, 2017. He was born January 14, 1939, a native Houstonian and Graduate of the 1957 Class of Aldine High School. Ferris retired from Houston Lighting & Power and the Air National Guard. He was a Lifetime Member of the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo and a Master Mason - Grand Lodge of Texas,...
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Richard Arredondo

January 26, 1965 - February 13, 2017

Richard Arredondo Sr. known as Richie to most was born to Patsy Acosta and Jesus Domingo Arredondo on Tuesday, January 26, 1965, in Houston, Texas. He grew up in the Denver Harbor neighborhood, and later moved to the Heights-Montie Beach and attended Hogg Jr. High, and Reagan Sr. High. At the young age of 15 years old he met the love of his life Irma Vera who he later married on May 12, 1981 at...
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Sophia Eleanor Montecinos

February 13, 2017 - February 13, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Brookside Funeral Home, Houston, TX.
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Vernell Freeze

August 11, 1923 - February 13, 2017

Vernell Freeze went to be with her Lord on February 13, 2017. She was born on August 11, 1923 in Point, Texas to parents Deron and James B. Cason. Vernell was preceded in death by her parents; loving husband of 33 years, Franklin Freeze; sons, Don Freeze, Tony Freeze; grandson, Charles Mahone; brother James L. Cason. She is survived by her two daughters, Sue Hamilton, Sherrie Skrobanek; two...
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Leonard Johnny Michalak, Jr.

November 5, 1943 - February 13, 2017

Leonard John Michalak, Jr born November 5, 1943 passed away February 13, 2017. All who knew the family and Johnny, knew that he was mentally retarded from birth. But a lot of folks didn't know that the medical profession told his parents that he would never live beyond 15 years of age. Thanks to the care given him by his Mama and stepfather and the love he received from this entire...
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Fernando Antonio Martinez

June 20, 2001 - February 11, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Brookside Funeral Home, Houston, TX.
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Anthony Alexander Torres

February 11, 2017 - February 11, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Brookside Funeral Home, Houston, TX.
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Rudy Edward Cazares

August 11, 1971 - February 10, 2017

Rudy Edward Cazares, 45, gained his wings on Friday, February 10, 2017. A native Houstonian, he graduated from Scarborough HS and spent many days on a skateboard, bicycle, or dirt bike. He learned his passion for music at an early age and became quite the avid guitar player. His favorites included everything from Guns N' Roses, Black Label Society, and Pantera to Texas Tornados and David Allen...
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Frank Ores Wisemore

December 2, 1929 - February 10, 2017

Frank Ores Wisemore 87, resident of Splendora, Texas, went to be with his Lord on Friday, February 10, 2017 at home in Splendora. He was born December 2, 1929 in Clark County, Arkansas. Frank is survived by his wife, Virginia Mohr Wisemore; daughter Cindy and her husband Byron Aultman, of Cleveland, Texas; son Donald Schroeder of Splendora, Texas; granddaughter Sara Aultman, of Cleveland, Texas...
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Mona W. McAdams

April 12, 1934 - February 9, 2017

Ramona W. McAdams went to be with the Lord on February 9, 2017. She was born on April 12, 1934 to parents Marvin and Naomi Russell. Ramona was a loving wife, mother, daughter, sister, and friend who will be dearly missed by all of those who knew and loved her. She is survived by her daughter Jodi McAdams and beloved cat Miss Gigi. Ramona is preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Carmon...
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Lydia Parker

June 1, 1926 - February 8, 2017

Lydia (Holzner) Parker1926-2017Lydia, 90 passed on Wednesday, the 8th of February. She was a kind and gentle soul who was a friend to all. She came to America from Aalen, Germany as a War Bride with her daughter, Wilma (14 months) on February 12th, 1948. She was the wife of Sergeant LJ Parker (deceased) who fought in the "Battle of the Bulge" in WWII.Lydia and Wilma were very close and Wilma...
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Margaret Denise Borel

March 9, 1953 - February 8, 2017

Margaret "Denise" Borel, 63, from Houston, TX went Home to Jesus on February 8, 2017 after a long battle with emphysema. She was born March 9, 1953, in Houston, Texas to John Preston Borel and Dora Melba Lee Williams Borel. Margaret is survived by her sister, Sandra Henry; daughter, Monica Barger and son-in-law Jay Barger of Houston, Texas; four grandchildren: Chris Barger and wife...
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Mark Fritzgerald Smith

November 8, 1964 - February 7, 2017

Mark went home to be with his Lord & Savior, Jesus Christ, on February 7, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. He was born on November 8, 1964 in Houston, TX.Mark was a graduate of Kashmere Sr. High "Class of 83". While attending Kashmere, he was active in football and track and field, but his passion was baseball.Even though he had many friends and family in Houston, he decided to move to Los...
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Margaret Elizabeth Wann

January 15, 1920 - February 7, 2017

Margaret Wann Jacobs (97), who had a smile for everyone to the very end, passed on February 7, 2017. She is survived by two daughters (Carol Heil and Kathy Winkler) and a son (Beau Wann), 6 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, and one great-great grandson. She is preceded by Harold Wann, her husband of 57 years who she married in Little Rock, Arkansas and moved to Houston, and Nelson Jacobs,...
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Dorothy Marie Biedrzycki

July 21, 1927 - February 7, 2017

Dorothy Marie (Burr) Biedrzycki, 89, passed away from this life on February 7, 2017 at Memorial Hermann Hospital in The Woodlands, TX. She is preceded in death by her loving husband Joseph W, Biedrzycki; son, Brian Joseph Biedrzycki; daughter, Pamely Kay Biedrzycki; brothers, Elmer Burr and Norman Burr and is survived by son, Allen Eugene Biedrzycki and wife Dana of Crosby, TX; son, Darren...
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Boyd Burnett Giere

July 10, 1935 - February 6, 2017

Boyd Burnett Giere was born on July 10, 1935 in Marlin, Texas, and died in Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital in Houston, Texas, on February 6th at the age of 81. He is survived by Billie (wife), Gavin (son), Gian (daughter), Krystal (daugher-in-law), Boyd (son-in-law), John-Austin (grandson), and his expected grandbaby.During his service in the US Army, he met Billie. He moved her from New York...
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Phyllis Jane Black

September 26, 1952 - February 6, 2017

Phyllis Jane Schnell Black was born in St. Charles, IL, on September 26, 1952. She was a graduate of Villa Grove High School in 1970 and earned her Associate's Degree in Nursing at Parkland College. She was a career registered nurse whose duties spanned from long-term care to hospital setting. Her most recent employment was at Hilltop Nursing Home in Mattoon as their MDS coordinator. She...
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Margarita Castillo

October 17, 1963 - February 6, 2017

Margarita Castillo, born October 17, 1963 passed away February 6, 2017. She will be greatly missed by her husband Sr. Jose G. Castillo; son, Ivan Castillo. daughter, Nidia Toledo and husband Valdo Toledo and grandchildren, Natalie, Omar and Diego Toledo. son, Tobias Torres and wife Rosa de Torres and grandchildren, Keila and Roxana Torres. son, Jose G. Castillo Jr and wife Diane Castillo and...
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Patricia D. Cupp

February 14, 1957 - February 4, 2017

Patricia D. Cupp, 59, of Houston, Texas passed away on February 4, 2017. She was born in Houston, Texas on February 14, 1957. Patricia married Roger Cupp on March 10, 1978. She had a passion for going to the casino and playing the slots with her sisters. Left to cherish her memories are children: Bessie Brittingham and Jim, Susan Cupp, and stepson William Cupp and Annie; siblings: Clinton...
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Eva Yolanda De La Garza

November 24, 1937 - February 4, 2017

Eva Yolanda De La Garza went to be with her Lord on February 4, 2017. She was born on November 24, 1937 in Monterrey, Mexico to parents Juanita and Miguel Garza. Eva was preceded in death by her parents; loving husband of 48 years, Hector J. De La Garza; daughter, Yolanda De Leon. She is survived by her four children, Hector De La Garza and wife Lisbet, Iraserna Taylor and husband Adam, Jesus De...
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Carmon R. McAdams

August 29, 1933 - February 4, 2017

Carmon R. McAdams went to be with the Lord on February 4, 2017. He was born on August 29, 1933 to parents Clarence and Maggie McAdams. Carmon was a loving husband, father, son, brother and friend that will be dearly missed by all of those who knew and loved him. He is survived by his wife of 62 years Ramona Russell McAdams; daughter Jodi McAdams; brother Irby McAdams; his loved cat Miss GiGi...
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Charles R. Zipperer

July 11, 1922 - February 3, 2017

Charles Robert "Jack" Zipperer went to be with the Lord on February 3, 2017. He was born on July 11, 1922 to parents Frank and Linnie Zipperer in Bradenton, Florida. Jack was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, son, brother and friend that will be dearly missed by all of those who knew and loved him. He is survived by his wife of 72 years Sadie Zipperer; sons: James...
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Kathryn King

September 15, 1939 - February 3, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Brookside Funeral Home, Houston, TX.
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Saul Oseias Patino

February 2, 2017 - February 3, 2017

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Maudell Bernice Eiland

July 18, 1922 - February 3, 2017

Maudell Bernice Eiland went to be with her Lord on February 3, 2017. She was born on July 18, 1922 in Rockdale, Texas to parents Eva and Theodore Whitley. Maudell was preceded in death by her parents; loving husband of 45 years, Thomas J. Eiland; four siblings, Claudine Stevens, Norris "Pete" Whitley, Margie Eiland, Bonnie Stuermer. She is survived by her daughter, Carol Syer and husband John;...
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Maria Argentina Reich

June 8, 1945 - February 3, 2017

Maria Argentina Reich went to be with the Lord on February 3, 2017. She was born on June 8, 1945 in Lastres, Spain to parents Angel and Argentina del Valle. Maria was a loving wife, mother, daughter, sister and friend that will be dearly missed by all of those who knew and loved her. She is survived by her husband of 49 years John Reich; children: John Reich and his wife Sharon, their children...
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Charles Edward Thompson

May 19, 1926 - February 3, 2017

Charles Edward Thompson Sr. went to be with his Lord on February 3, 2017. He was born on May 19, 1926 in Dallas, Texas to parents Iva Lee and Joe Thompson. Charles was preceded in death by his parents; loving wife of 45 years, Evelyn Thompson; two sisters, Margaret Bowles, Mary Jo Baughan; two sons, Clifton T. Thompson and Charles E. Thompson Jr.. He is survived by his three children, Steve...
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James Monjaras

November 11, 1970 - February 2, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Brookside Funeral Home, Houston, TX.
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Gloria R. Villalobos

October 11, 1946 - February 2, 2017

Gloria Villalobos, born October 11, 1946. She entered into eternal rest on February 2, 2017. She leaves behind many family members and friends to cherish her memories. A visitation will be held on Thursday, February 9, 2017 from 5-8pm at Brookside Funeral Home. Services will be held on Friday, February 10, 2017 at 10am followed by the burial in Brookside Memorial Park.
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Jim Lincoln

January 27, 1917 - January 31, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Brookside Funeral Home, Houston, TX.
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Nikolaos Andreas Vionis

August 16, 1942 - January 31, 2017

Nikolaos Andreas VionisAug 16, 1942 - Jan 30, 2017Nikolaos was the 8th of ten children of Evagelia Roussos and Andreas Vionis. He was born in Paros, Greece. At the age of 11, the family moved to Athens, where Nikolaos (Niko) finish the elementary. He started working at the age of thirteen at a print shop and at night he was going to high school. He loved to play soccer. He enlisted in the Greek...
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Catherine Piazza

September 22, 1943 - January 31, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Brookside Funeral Home, Houston, TX.
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Aiden Bentley Cabrera

January 30, 2017 - January 30, 2017

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William Ray Hescht

November 12, 1943 - January 30, 2017

William Ray Hescht went to be with his Lord and Savior on January 30, 2017. He was born on November 12, 1943 in Houston, Texas to parents Louise and Charles Hescht. William was preceded in death by his mother, Louise Tillman, and his son, William Heath Hescht. He is survived by his five children, Scott and Courtney Hescht, Heath and Melissa Hescht, Wade Hescht and Andres Pulido, Tracy and Kathy...
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Abe Xayasith

January 1, 1970 - January 29, 2017

Abe Xayasith, 47, of Spring, TX, passed away January 29, 2017.He was born in Laos, Luang Prabang on January 1, 1970. Abe graduated from Wentworth Institute of Technology, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering.He was married to Supinya Pumdaeng on December 12, 2008 in Thailand.Abe had a career in the oil and gas industry with AX Consultants. He had a passion for golf, soccer,...
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Rudy C. Garza

January 1, 1965 - January 28, 2017

Rudy C. Garza Sr. was born January 1, 1965 in Austin, Texas. Rudy went to his new home in Heaven to be with the Lord. Rudy is a very Loving, Big Hearted, Strong man with a Free Spirit. He is a beloved husband, father, grandfather, son, brother, uncle and a good friend to many. Rudy was a man who loved life, and lived it to the fullest to the best of his ability. He loved fishing and being...
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Jackie Elaine Walton

June 2, 1945 - January 28, 2017

Jackie Elaine Scroggins Walton, 71, of Houston, Texas went to be with the Lord on Saturday, the 28th of January 2017. She was born on June 2, 1945 in Hempstead, Texas to Jasper "Jack" Newton Scroggins and Opal Irene Tillery Scroggins. Jackie is preceded in death by her parents; 3 brothers: Edward "Bubba" Lee Scroggins, Howard "Skipper" Wayne Scroggins, and Kennith William Scroggins, I; and 1...
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Joe Wesley Ballard

December 31, 1929 - January 28, 2017

Joe Wesley Ballard, 87, went to be with his Lord and Savior on January 28, 2017. He was born in Brownwood, TX to Joseph William Ballard and Lizzie Kyle Ballard on December 31, 1929. Joe is preceded in death by his wife, Betty Jean Ballard of 61 years; brothers, Leroy Ballard, Scott Ballard and Charles Ballard; sister, LuMae Cross; and grandson, Joseph Wright, along with other family members. He...
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Dorothy Lynn McIlveene Conner

April 22, 1927 - January 27, 2017

Dorothy Lynn McIlveene Conner, born April 22, 1927 passed away January 27, 2017. She is preceded in death by her daughter, Judy Cheree Godsey-Bresett. Dorothy will be greatly missed by her daughter, Diane Dakin and son-in-law, Edward Dakin; grandchildren, Michael Pippen and Troy Bresett.Visitation will be from 1:00 pm until 2:30 pm Thursday, February 2, 2017 at Brookside Funeral Home. Graveside...
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Jose Sostenes Garcia

June 20, 1946 - January 27, 2017

José Sostenes García Guerra era una persona alegre, servicial, y le gustaba hacer bromas con sus amigos. El llego a los Estados Unidos alrededor de 1986, con la ilusión de darle una mejor vivir a sus hijos y esposa. Era una persona trabajadora y leal. Aprendió el oficio del Drywall y en eso se ganó el sustento de su familia.Le gustaba jugar con sus nietos y salir a...
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Vivianna Irene Olivares

January 15, 2017 - January 27, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Brookside Funeral Home, Houston, TX.
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Ada Frances Kuykendall-King

March 7, 1944 - January 24, 2017

Ada F. Kuykendall-King, 72, of Porter, TX, passed away January 24, 2017.She was born in Houston, TX on March 7, 1944. Ada Frances Harryman graduated from South Houston High School.She was married to Howard L. Kuykendall in June 1963.Ada Kuykendall-King had a 25 year career with Galena Park Independent School District. She had a passion for caring for animals and enjoyed spending time with friends...
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Jo Ann Schneider

August 4, 1934 - January 23, 2017

Jo Ann Schneider, 82, gained her heavenly wings on January 23, 2017 and joined her beloved son Melvin Patrick "Pat" for all eternity. Jo Ann Reynolds was born to Basil & Nevada Reynolds on August 4th, 1934 in Ralls, Texas. Jo Ann met her soulmate and life partner Willie Adolph Schneider Sr. in 1951 and they were married on July 31st 1952. Their marriage lasted 64 years and together they had 5...
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Thelma Grace Hooker

February 14, 1931 - January 23, 2017

Thelma was born on February 14, 1931 in Oletha, TX to Mary Ethel and Lee Lon Martin. She is preceded in death by her husband Morris Hooker and daughter Linda Kay Hooker. Thelma is survived by her son Kerry M. Hooker, her sister Esteene Moore, nieces Jeanette Verwold and Thelma Lee Gilmer, granddaughter Alexis Outlaw, great-grandchildren Shelby and Austin and numerous other family and friends...
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Maria Luisa Garza

June 26, 1966 - January 22, 2017

Maria Luisa Garza (known by family and loved ones as Mary) was born to Bertha and Benito Caballero on June 26, 1966 in Dinuba, California. She has two sisters and one brother, Susana Alvarez, Leticia Lazo, and Marcos Caballero.On November 24, 1984, Maria and Armando Garza married and shared 32 years of life together. They raised four exemplary children, Armando Jr., Mayra, Alex, and Arturo Garza....
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Alvin Jessie Stevens

October 13, 1968 - January 21, 2017

In Loving Memory..Alvin Jesse Stevens Jr., son of Brenda M. Harrison was born on October 13, 1968 in Houston, Texas. He attended public schools in the North Forest Independent School District where he was an active member of the ROTC, Band and National Honor Society. At an early age, he was baptized at New Faith Missionary Baptist Church and was a dedicated member. His life will forever remain...
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Annie Mae Gonzalez

October 31, 1920 - January 21, 2017

Annie Mae Gonzalez went to be with the Lord on January 21, 2017. She was born on October 31, 1920 in Oklahoma. Annie was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend that will be dearly missed by all of those who knew and loved her. She is survived by her husband of 75 years Manuel P. Gonzalez; children: John Manuel Gonzalez, Gilbert Gene Gonzalez, Paul Anthony...
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Terry E. Sharit

November 6, 1936 - January 20, 2017

Terry "Ted" Eugene Douglas Sharit, 80, went to be with his Lord and Savior on January 20, 2017. He was born in Panola County, Texas on November 6, 1936 to Homer Eugene Sharit and Dorothy Dix Kirven Sharit. Ted is survived by his loving wife, Vivian of 50 years; children, Sheri Lynn Mikle and husband Bill, Cindy Ann Burkhard, Carrie "Lin" Kelley and husband Bob and Ila Jean...
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Gloria McNamee Malcolm

September 13, 1930 - January 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Brookside Funeral Home, Houston, TX.
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Gladys Lee Jones

July 8, 1924 - January 20, 2017

Gladys Lee Jones went to be with the Lord on January 20, 2017. She was born on July 8, 1924 in Houston, Texas to parents Ode and Cassie Mounce. Gladys was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend that will be dearly missed by all of those who knew and loved her. She is survived by sons: Richard Jones and his wife Jerrie and Michael Jones and his wife Mary Ann;...
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Louis Max Martin

August 14, 1933 - January 18, 2017

Louis Max Martin went to be with the Lord on January 18, 2017. He was born on August 14, 1933 in Houston, Texas to parents Louis and Norma Martin. Louis was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend that will be dearly missed by all of those who knew and loved him. He is survived by his children: Sharon Martin Marsh and her husband Robert, Gwendolyn Carter, Kim Martin Oliver and...
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Dexter Raghunanan

September 10, 1972 - January 18, 2017

The West Indies - Caribbean - Hindu community as well as Houston, TX lost a most beloved Tabla Maestro on January 18th, 2017. Dexter Raghunanan will be remembered as a mentor, a Guru and a Friend to everyone. Dexter Ji was indeed an amazing soul and an exceptional human being. Dexter always had a great penchant toward percussion as a child. His passion for drums was recognized by his Ajee ...
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Marjorie Ruth Bartlett

March 6, 1937 - January 18, 2017

Marjorie Ruth Bartlett went to be with her Lord on January 18, 2017. She was born on March 6, 1937 in Buffalo, New York to parents Ruth F. and Cecil H. George. Marjorie was preceded in death by her parents and loving husband, David Bartlett. She is survived by her three children, Dorothy Hargrave and husband Bob, Thomas Bartlett and wife Edie, Scott Bartlett; five grandchildren, Chase Bartlett,...
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Billie Kathleen Parker

February 17, 1933 - January 18, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Brookside Funeral Home, Houston, TX.
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Virginia LaMarr Wall

November 8, 1930 - January 17, 2017

Virginia LaMarr Wall-Hare, 86, died peacefully on January 17, 2017, with family by her side. Born on November 8, 1930, in Ft. Worth, Texas, the daughter of H. Frederick McGinney and Virginia Pinckney Highberger. Known as LaMarr by her friends and family, she was loved by all who knew her. Hers was a life well lived. She always called Houston her home. With her husband by her side, they raised...
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David Earl Otwell

April 6, 1949 - January 16, 2017

David Earl Otwell went to be with the Lord on January 16, 2017. He was born on April 6, 1949 in Houston, Texas to parents Earl and Mildred Otwell. David was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend that will be dearly missed by all of those who knew and loved him. He is survived by his wife of 48 years Rebecca Otwell; daughters: Shari Otwell-Kitzmiller and her husband J.R. and...
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Julian Huerta Carrillo

February 9, 1923 - January 16, 2017

Julián Huerta Carrillo, nacido el 9 de febrero de 1923 en Durango, México pasó a la vida eterna el 16 de enero de 2017. Vivió la mayor parte de su vida en Villa Unión como agricultor. Era muy independiente y vivía solo hasta su muerte. Todo el mundo lo conocía como "aquel hombre que andaba en bicicleta por todas partes", lo que hizo hasta hace un a&...
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Eunice Lorene Thomas

January 14, 1943 - January 15, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Brookside Funeral Home, Houston, TX.
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Billy James Swinehart

December 29, 1920 - January 15, 2017

Billy James Swinehart was born on December 29, 1920 in Fort Worth, Texas and passed away on January 15, 2017 in Houston, Texas.The family will be holding a memorial service at a later date. Please revisit this site, where photographs and a more detailed obituary will outline this wonderful man's life, in the days to come.
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Frank Carl Woods

January 10, 1925 - January 14, 2017

Frank Carl Woods, Jr. went to be with the Lord on January 14, 2017. He was born on January 10, 1925 in DeRidder, Louisiana to parents Frank and Emily Woods. Frank was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, son, brother and friend that will be dearly missed by all of those who knew and loved him. He is survived by his wife of 67 years Edith Hubbard Woods; children: Shirley...
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Canh Thi Nguyen

January 8, 1925 - January 14, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Brookside Funeral Home, Houston, TX.
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William Holcomb

August 1, 1953 - January 13, 2017

Sunrise: August 1, 1953 - Sunset: January 13, 2017William Holcomb Jr, was born August 1, 1953 in Detroit, Michigan, to the union of Loretta Holcomb(Orr) and William Holcomb Sr. He began his early education in Detroit, Michigan graduating from Pershing High School. In 1976 William began employment with Eastern Airlines where he relocated to Clearwater, Florida for several years. January 1978,...
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Louis Mark Jeffery

November 25, 1935 - January 13, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Brookside Memorial Park.
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Vivian G. Mouser

February 6, 1925 - January 13, 2017

Vivian Grey Mouser, 91 passed away peacefully on January 13, 2017. She was born in Coxheath, Alabama on February 6, 1925.Vivian was a widow who loved God and her family dearly. She loved cooking and baking, especially banana nut bread and fried chicken. Vivian used her talents in the kitchen by working for many years supporting her brother, Bishop W.I. Parten, to feed the children and members...
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Alfred Dawson Daniel

June 2, 1929 - January 12, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Brookside Memorial Park.
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Mary Elizabeth Whitlock

January 12, 2017 - January 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Brookside Funeral Home, Houston, TX.
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Alfred Dawson Daniel

June 2, 1929 - January 12, 2017

Alfred Dawson Daniel, born June 2, 1929 passed away January 12, 2017. His memory will be treasured by his children Andrew Daniel and wife Terri, Kerry Daniel Evans and husband Brian; grandchildren, Ava Lydia Evans, Liam Dawson Evans, Courtney Jacobs, Benjamin Jacobs and extended family and friends. Alfred served in the US Army during the Korean Conflict.Alfred's family would like to express...
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Alicia Carolina Torres

April 15, 1983 - January 11, 2017

Our beloved dancing angel, Alicia Carolina Torres, born April 15, 1983, was called to heaven on January 11, 2017. We are heartbroken that she has left us, but we know she is at peace and dancing in the stars. Alicia was a loving and caring daughter, sister, and mother who always put others before herself. She was known for having a huge heart and taking care of everyone. Her family and...
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Hazel L. Woodyard

December 16, 1929 - January 11, 2017

Hazel Lucille Woodyard, 87, of Tomball, passed away January 11, 2017 in Tomball, Texas.Visitation will be held at Brookside Funeral Home in Houston on January 15, 20172 at 3:00 - 6:00 pm.Funeral service will be held at Brookside Funeral Home on January 16, 2017 at 2:00 pm with Pastor Todd Holts of Impact Family Worship Center officiating. Burial will follow at Brookside Cemetery. Hazel was born...
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Thomas McCaulley

August 28, 1959 - January 10, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Brookside Memorial Park.
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Jose Jesus Camacho

August 5, 1962 - January 10, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Brookside Memorial Park.
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Betty Jean Karm

September 23, 1941 - January 10, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Brookside Memorial Park.
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