• Dickinson,  LaMarque,  League City,  Pearland,  Webster

    Wilfred “Bill” Tinney

    Wilfred “Bill” Tinney passed away on August 29, 2019 after battling Alzheimer’s Disease.  He is survived by his wife Linda Berryman, his brother Robert, and sister-in-law Susan. Bill was born October 27, 1955 in Baton Rouge, LA and attended LSU before going to work in the oilfield industry.  He later attended the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, where he obtained a computer science degree.  He was a computer programmer in Washington DC and New Jersey; in 1992 he moved to the Chicago area, where he met his future wife Linda.  They moved to Atlanta, GA, married in 2003, then moved to Houston.  Since 2005 they lived in Pearland, TX. Bill…

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    Christos Katerinakis

    Christos Katerinakis (69) went to be with the Lord on August 27, 2019 after struggling to overcome his injuries sustained from a tragic accident. Christos was born on August 1, 1950 in Crete, Greece to Annivas and Niki Katerinakis (who preceded him in death). He lived a life on the high seas for the better part of his adult life after graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the Greek Merchant Marine Academy. His life on the ships took him to the ranks of Chief Engineer and later to land based operations in the ship yard. Later, he would take a job at Houston Methodist Hospital in the Medical…

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    Steven Howard Green

    Steven Howard Green, 60, of Pearland, Tx, passed away on August 14, 2019 in Houston, Tx. Steve was born in Houston, Tx to James & Billie Green on October 3, 1958 and was of the Christian faith. He was a 1977 graduate from James Madison High School in Houston and went on to complete Fire & Rescue Certifications along with his Master Peace Officer Certification.  He was a Volunteer firefighter with the Pearland Fire Department for over 30 years where he served the community in many aspects of the department including Assistant Deputy Chief. During this time, he was also the President of International Valve Supplies, a family business for…

  • Dickinson,  LaMarque,  League City,  Pearland,  Webster

    Dwayne Christopher Faslun

    Dwayne Christopher Faslun, 55 a lifelong resident of Houston, TX passed away August 21, 2019 in Houston, TX.  Dwayne was born March 18, 1964 in Houston to Roy and Helen Faslun.  He loved his church family at Southeast Church of Christ.  He also loved his family, cooking and hummingbirds.  He enjoyed listening to his favorite music groups, the B-52’s and Queen.  His favorite eating place was Whataburger where he always had a Dr Pepper.  We will miss his great smile and personality. Mr. Faslun is survived by his sister Margaret Wied; brother Ronald Faslun and his wife Billie; nieces and nephews Tonya Freeman, Charles Freeman, Jarrod Faslun and his wife…

  • Dickinson,  LaMarque,  League City,  Pearland,  Webster

    Keith Evan Higginbotham

    Keith Evan Higginbotham, 51, passed away on Aug. 28, 2019. He is survived by his wife Karen Leanne (Dudley) Higginbotham. Keith’s family will receive guests on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm followed by a Funeral Service at 4:00 pm at Gateway Community Church, 760 Clear Lake City Blvd., Webster, TX 77598. A private family burial will held at a later date. The post Keith Evan Higginbotham appeared first on Crowder Funeral Home.

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    Sharon K Weaver

    Sharon K. Weaver, 83, died on August 25, 2019 in Houston, Texas. She was preceded in death by her parents, Dwight and Ruth Kimble, and her three siblings, Dwight Jr., Ruth Margaret (Beer), and Gerald. She is survived by her husband of more than 60 years, Ken; her children, Laurie, Jeff (Elizabeth), Greg (Moira), and Mike; and her beloved granddaughters, Marisa, Madeline, Lily, Julia, and Annabelle. Sharon grew up in Decatur, Indiana, leaving her with a lifelong interest in local Indiana history and 19th century frontier women. She expressed her sharp intellect through creativity: for instance, sewing, craftwork, and especially writing, early on as a young woman writing for the…

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    Henry Garza, Jr.

    Henry Garza, Jr., 72, of Texas City passed away on Friday, August 23, 2019 in Texas City.  He was born July 27, 1947 in Galveston, Texas to Henry and Stella Garza. Henry graduated from Ball High School in 1967; he served his Country as a United States Marine and became Cpl E-4; after returning home, he worked at Tom Ma Can’s, Dr. Pepper, GISD and Moody Gardens.   He was a member of many clubs and organizations, where he loved hanging out with his friends. They were the Dickinson VFW post #6378, American Legion #554, Elks Lodge #128, and Knights of Columbus of Galveston. He also was a member of St.…

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    Mildred Louise Smith Hickman

    Mildred Louise Smith Hickman, age 97, passed peacefully on Sunday, August 25, 2019, in Whitney, Texas.  Mildred was born in Custer County, Oklahoma on February 25, 1922.  She married John Pinkney Hickman on August 13, 1949, in Commerce, Texas.  John and Mildred lived most of their lives in Dickinson, Texas, where they raised their daughter, Susan Diane Eubank, and son, John Stephen Hickman.  Although her husband passed in May 2013, Mildred continued to live in Dickinson until 2017, when she moved to Whitney, Texas.   Mildred served her community as a home economics teacher in LaMarque and Dickinson ISDs. She enjoyed spending her free time cross-stitching and watching Jeopardy.  Mildred…

  • Dickinson,  LaMarque,  League City,  Pearland,  Webster

    Sherri Lucille Sylvester

    Sherri Lucille Sylvester,46, passed away at home August 16, 2019. Sherri spent her last years in Friendswood, TX but was a life long resident of Alvin, TX and was of the catholic faith. Sherri was a bus driver for Alvin ISD for 22 years and for Friendswood ISD for 2 years.  She had tremendous love for the children she worked with. Sherri is preceded in death by her son, Christopher Dougherty; father, Glen Dougherty. Sherri leaves behind her husband, Mark J. Sylvester; daughters: Kayla Dougherty, Tori Sylvester and Stephanie Burnside, husband Cody; son, Jake Findley; mother, Phyllis Dougherty; sister. Tanya Hill, husband Bruce; nephews and nieces: Joseph Hill, Joshua Hill,…

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    Renwick Preston

    Renwick Preston,67, passed away on Aug 23, 2019 in Houston, TX. He was born on Oct 22, 1951 in Harrodsburg, KY to Harold & Vena Preston. Renwick is survived by: his mother Vena Preston; sisters, Debbie Poulter and husband Alex, Becky Chapman and husband Danny, Cindy Hampton and husband Daryl; brothers, Jon Preston and wife Linda, Dave Preston and wife Jane; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles and many proud to call him friend. When his nation called he answered by joining the Air Force. He worked as a Control System Specialist for S&B Engineering. He had a passion for learning and loved to read a wide variety of subjects…

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    Amanda Celeste Kirby

    Amanda Celeste Kirby, 46, of Texas City, passed away August 25, 2019, in Webster. Mandi was born October 20, 1972 in Galveston, Texas, to Mary and Charles Bailey. Mandi graduated from Hitchcock High School in 1991, graduated from Remington College, and was a proud member of the Southeast Texas Sport Fishing Association. She leaves behind to cherish her memory, her parents; her beloved husband Jay Kirby; mother-in-law Ellen Kirby; step-sons Kristian L. Kirby and spouse Brittney of Dickinson, and Chase C. Kirby and spouse Austin of Houston; sister Dana McDowell and spouse Joel of Waxahachie; brother Keith Bailey and spouse Misty of Santa Fe; grandchildren Colton Kirby and Camryn Kirby;…

  • Dickinson,  LaMarque,  League City,  Pearland,  Webster

    Cleya Enedelia Serrano “Nena”

    Cleya Enedelia Serrano “Nena”, 70, of Dickinson, passed away at her home, surrounded by her loved ones.  Cleya was born December 20, 1948, to Dominga and Moises Hernandez in Nava Choauila, Mexico.  She was a devoted member of Shrine of the True Cross Catholic Church, and will be remembered as a loving wife, sister, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. She was preceded in death by her parents, son, Dagoberto Mendoza, and brother Sergio Armando Hernandez. Cleya leaves behind to cherish her memory her husband Juan A. Serrano; daughters Lorena Dominguez, and Naila Gaitan; sons, Jose Luis Mendoza, Richard Gaitan, Jr., and Jose Moises Gayton; sisters Guadalupe Moreno, Maria Antonia Rodriguez,…

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    John Harrington “Jack” Newding Jr

    John Harrington “Jack” Newding Jr, 78, of Texas City passed away on Sunday, August 18, 2019 in Webster, Texas.  He was born on March 23, 1941 in Galveston, Texas to John and Julietta Frankovich Newding. Jack graduated from Galveston Ball High School in 1959.  He was a resident of Texas City for 55 years, served in the United States Army National Guard, and worked for the Texas Department of Public Safety.  Jack pursued a career as a Boilermaker with Union Carbide and retired after 37 years with the refinery.  He became a Master Mason in 1965 and received his 50-year pin in 2016 at the Texas City Masonic #1118 AF…

  • Dickinson,  LaMarque,  League City,  Pearland,  Webster

    Betty B. Emerson Lipoma

    Betty B. Emerson Lipoma died peacefully at the age of 88 on August 22, 2019, in Dickinson, Texas surrounded by family members. Betty was predeceased by her first husband, Herbert Thomas (“Bud”) Emerson, her sister Olga B. Metz and parents Robert and Gernice Bourgeois. Betty was born on August 13th 1931 in New Iberia, Louisiana and is survived by her husband Phillip Lipoma, of Dickinson, Texas, children, Thomas John Emerson and wife Kathy of Aiken, South Carolina, daughters, Cynthia Emerson Vain and husband John, of Sycamore, Illinois, and Renee Emerson Dollar and husband Harry of Nassau Bay, Texas, grandchildren and stepchildren. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 27, 2019…

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    Henry Thomas Hoke

    Henry Thomas Hoke III (Tom), 65, passed away peacefully on August 21, 2019 in Houston, TX with his family by his side. He was born on February 14, 1954 in Texas City, TX to Henry Thomas Hoke, Jr. and Dorothy Jean Filip. Tom is survived by his loving and devoted wife Doris Hoke and children: Robin, Phillip and wife Justine, Nicholas, and Christina, as well as granddaughters, Olivia and Skylee. He is also survived by siblings Mary Lou and husband Eddie, and Pat and wife Ginger; friend, Carol; and beloved dachshunds, Moo, Gemma, and Frankie. He worked as an office manager for Hoke’s Auto Repair, and managed many RadioShack stores…

  • Dickinson,  LaMarque,  League City,  Pearland,  Webster

    Nomalene Light

    Nomalene Light, 97 , passed away on 8/22/2019 in El Lago Texas. She was born on June 27, 1922 in Houston Texas to Elmer and Stella Kimberlin. Nomalene was married for fifty eight years to George Edward Light. Nomalene is survived by; daughters Patsy Inglet and George Ann McBride; grandchildren Chad McBride and Shelley Johnson; great grandchildren Coraline Johnson and Remmie Johnson. Nomalene was a dedicated homemaker and real estate agent. She was a member of University Baptist Church where she enjoyed her ladies Sunday school class. She will be buried on August 24 at Forest Park Lawndale at 10:00 next to her beloved husband and infant son. The post…

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    Daniel Sebastian Bustos

    Daniel Sebastian Bustos passed away peacefully on August 18, 2019 in the arms of his loving parents, Daniel and Joana Bustos. Even though Daniel was here for a short while, he will be in our hearts forever. Daniel leaves behind his parents and his sister, Lily Aria Bustos; grandparents; Romualdo Bustos, Laurisela Flores, Juan and Consuelo Gonzalez; great grandparents: Delfina Gonzalez Castillo and Maria De Jesus; aunts and uncle: Ana Bustos, Cindi Bustos, Sandra Bustos, Kate Bustos, Nathalia Esmeralda Gonzalez, and Juan Diego Gonzalez. A memorial visitation will be held on Thursday, August 22, 2019 from 6-9 p.m. with a memorial service to begin at 7 p.m. in the chapel…

  • Dickinson,  LaMarque,  League City,  Pearland,  Webster

    Patricia Jean Trombley

    Patricia Jean Trombley was born September 2, 1938 in Atlanta, Georgia. While her formative years were spent growing up in Atlanta, Trish (as her family and friends called her) moved to Houston as a young woman in her twenties. Not too long after moving to Houston, she met her future husband Joe Trombley in 1964. Joe and Trish dated for about a year before marrying in 1965. In 1969, Joe and Trish welcomed their first child (Todd) into the world and in 1971 were blessed with a daughter (Tia). Joe and Trish raised their children in Pasadena, Texas and ultimately retired to the Clear Lake area. Trish was a loving…

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    Vanessa Lee Velazquez

    Vanessa Lee Velazquez, a resident of Sagemont, passed away August 20, 2019 with her loving family by her side at the age of 28. Vanessa was a mother, daughter, sister niece and granddaughter who will always be remembered by the warm and unconditional love she had towards her children and family.  She will continue to live on in our hearts and will always be remembered by all who knew her. Vanessa rejoins her grandfather Valentin Ayala and uncle Victor Robles. Vanessa leaves behind to cherish her memories, sons: Josiah Ayala and Isaiah Canales; parents, Gerardo and Victoria Ayala; sister, Valerie Ayala; brothers: Gerardo Ayala Jr. and Ricardo Ayala; grandmother, Ermelinda…

  • Dickinson,  LaMarque,  League City,  Pearland,  Webster

    James Bradford Howell

    After a long illness, James Bradford Howell left his earthly life on August 14, 2019 at Methodist Clear Lake Hospital in Nassau Bay, Texas surrounded by his wife Edie Howell and daughters, Casey Howell Landrum and Brittany Howell Leggett and friend Genie Smith.  He will be greatly missed and eternally loved by many. Born in Alabama in 1939, his family moved to Houston when he was 5. After graduating from Stephen F. Austin High School, Jim joined the Marine Corps and served honorably, stationed in Japan. After leaving the Marine Corps, he joined the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department for a few years. Homesick for Texas, he returned and attended…

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    Robert J. “Land Pirate” Bottoms, Jr.

    Robert J. “Land Pirate” Bottoms, Jr., 56, of La Marque died in a tragic accident in Georgia on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 with his two beloved dogs Yuna and Jax.  He was born August 15, 1962 in Abilene, Texas to Robert J. Bottoms, Sr. and Sonia Garza Bottoms. Robert was a resident of La Marque, he was a graduate of La Marque High School and he also had an Associate Degree in Accounting. Robert was a Truck Driver for over 20 years; he also worked as a FEMA Inspector after Hurricane Harvey in Houston and after Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.  He enjoyed working on his hot rod, an Oldsmobile Cutlass.  He also loved his…

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    Mark Currington

    Mark Currington, 59, of La Marque passed away Monday, August 19, 2019 in Texas City.  He was born April 5, 1960 in Galveston to James and Florence Currington. Mark was a resident of La Marque, a graduate of La Marque High School Class of 1978 and a graduate of U of H in 1984 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business.  He was a member of First United Methodist Church of La Marque and IBEW. Those of you, who knew him well, knew of his health struggles in recent years. However his friends and family will also remember his better times.  He had a boisterous laugh and friendly nature.  Mark loved…

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    Rodolfo Torres, Jr.

    Rodolfo Torres, Jr., of Bacliff, passed away on Monday, August 12, 2019 at his home in Bacliff at the age of 61.  He was born on November 29, 1957 in LaMarque, Texas to Rodolfo and Florence Torres.  Rodolfo’s passion was living on Galveston Bay and fishing was his greatest hobby.  He also loved his family and friends and his career as a journeyman electrician. Rodolfo is survived by his daughters Nicole Harding and Carmen Torres, brother Gilbert Torres, nephew Chris, grandchild Cassidy and many other loving family and friends.  The Family will receive friends on Saturday, August 31, 2019 from 5-8:00pm at Crowder Funeral Home, 1645 East Main, League City,…

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    Bobbie Jean Neve

    Bobbie Jean Neve, 88, a Pearland resident of 30 years went to be with the Lord on August 18, 2019. Mrs. Neve was of the catholic faith and was a Reading Specialist Teacher for the Pasadena Independent School District for many years. Mrs. Neve was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Jennie Molder; brothers: John Molder and Henry Molder Jr. Mrs. Neve leaves behind to cherish her memories, her daughters: Jennifer Davis-Hoffman, husband Lynn, Jessica Hendricks, husband Roger and Clarice Uthlaut, husband Bill; sons: Elbert “Bill” Lloyd Neve Jr., wife Nancy, Guy Neve, wife Laura and Aubrey Neve, wife Katie; 14 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. There will…

  • Dickinson,  LaMarque,  League City,  Pearland,  Webster

    Donna Lee Golden Hunter

    Donna Lee Golden Hunter, 88, of Friendswood passed away on August 17, 2019. Donna was born in Galveston, TX to Edward and Grace Golden on December 12, 1930. Donna was raised in Galveston and was proud to be BOI. She was a member of St. Patrick’s Parish and graduated from Ball High School in 1948. She enjoyed a successful career at College of the Mainland. While raising her family in La Marque, she served Queen of Peace Catholic Church in a variety of ways. She was a constant source of joy and inspiration to members of her parish and community. Donna was preceded in death by her devoted husband of…

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    Marilyn Sue Klein

    Marilyn Sue Klein, 76, passed away on August 14 in League City, Texas. She was born on May 5, 1943 in Paris, Arkansas to Cecil and Ruby Cowling. Sue is survived by: her husband, Dennis Klein; daughter, Karen Klein Williams; son, Adam Klein, sister, Ann Brown; brother, Cecil Cowling; grandchildren, Grant Williams, Rhett Williams, Reilly Klein, Piper Klein, Greta Klein, and Finnegan Klein; and numerous family members and friends. Sue was raised in Hugo, Oklahoma and earned her Bachelor’s degree in Education from Southeastern Oklahoma State University. Sue was an elementary school teacher for 36 years, with 31 of those years at McWhirter Elementary School in Webster, Texas. She had…

  • Dickinson,  LaMarque,  League City,  Pearland,  Webster

    John Henry Clinkscales

    John Henry Clinkscales, 64, passed away on August 16, 2019 in Houston, TX. John was born October 29, 1954 in Houston, TX. Mr. Clinkscales was a resident of Pearland, TX but formerly a longtime resident of Houston. He was employed with Bay Area Electric for 14 years and attended New Hope Church. John is preceded in death by his parents, James and Annie Clinkscales, and his brother James Thomas Clinkscales Jr. John is survived by his daughter, Amanda Estrada, wife Marie; son, John Clinkscales, wife Melanie; grandchild, Asher Clinkscales; sister, Threisa Clinkscales; brother, Glen Clinkscales; nieces: Jessica Munoz, Leah Clinkscales, Tiffany Clinkscales; nephew Bryan Clinkscales. John lived life to the fullest,…

  • Dickinson,  LaMarque,  League City,  Pearland,  Webster

    Staci Rene McFarland

    Staci Rene McFarland, 51, a resident of New Braunfels, Texas was called home unexpectedly to walk through the gates of Heaven on August 12, 2019. She was born on March 26, 1968 to proud and loving parents, Gary & Lillie McFarland in Galveston, Texas. Staci graduated in 1986 from Santa Fe High School and then went on to receive her Bachelor of Science degree in Education and Art from the University of Houston – Clear Lake in 1995. She pursued and obtained her certification as an advocate for children in ARD, a special education program recognized by The Texas Education Agency. Staci spent her career as a public-school teacher in…

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    Mary Esther Smith

    Mary “Esther” Smith passed away on Sunday, August 11th, 2019 at The Crossings Assisted Living Center in League City, Texas. Born on Friday, January 07, 1927, in Aztec, New Mexico to Thomas Jacques and Lillie Clotilde Pilon Jacques. Esther was raised on a ranch in Bondad, Co. attending a one room schoolhouse. She graduated from Durango H.S. and attended C.U. Boulder for one year. A very progressive and dynamic person. Leaving Durango, Colorado at the age of 20 she ventured to San Francisco, California to support the War effort. It was there she met her husband Jess, known affectionately as “Jack” who passed away in 1965. She remarried in 1971…

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    Anna Snyder

    Anna Snyder passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends on August 11, 2019 at Serenity Gardens in Dickinson, Tx. She was 94 years old. Visitation is at 11:00 with funeral services to follow at 12:00 on Saturday, August 17, at Dickinson First United Methodist Church, 200 FM 517 West, in Dickinson with Rev. Jack Matkin officiating. Graveside services for family members will be at the National Cemetery at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, TX Aug 30, 2019 at 2:00 pm with Rev. David R. Melville officiating. Anna was born in 1925 and grew up on a farm in Pennsylvania during the era of the Great Depression. At the…

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    Opal Louise Platt Hilton

    Opal Louise Platt Hilton, 88, longtime resident of Texas City, Texas passed away peacefully on August 12, 2019. She was born April 28, 1931 in Madisonville, Texas. She is survived by her daughter, Rhonda White Burton and her life was enriched with nine grandchildren, sixteen great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. Now starts her New Beginning. Services will be held at 10 am Saturday, August 17, 2019 at Crowder Funeral Home, Dickinson, Texas with interment following at Galveston Memorial Park. The post Opal Louise Platt Hilton appeared first on Crowder Funeral Home.

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    Kati Jo Van Hoozer

    Kati Jo Van Hoozer, 86, passed away on 08/14/2019 in San Antonio, TX. She was born on August 5, 1933 in Quebeck, TN to John and Nancy Hembree. Katie was preceded in death by her husband John VanHoozer. Katie is survived by: daughters, Nancy Fuka and Susan Van Hoozer; sons, John VanHoozer and Joseph VanHoozer; grandchildren, Lauren Fuka, Christopher Fuka, Paris Van Hoozer, Shaynee Mentzel and Brittany Price; great grandchildren, John Fuka, Genesis, Jayde, Lucas, and Logan Price and numerous family members and friends. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences from Tennessee Tech University. Katie worked as a research Librarian for Redstone Arsenal, a teacher, a Space Station…

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    Jason “Fathead” Alfred Manis

    Jason “Fathead” Alfred Manis, 49, of Texas City, Texas passed away August 3, 2019. He is survived by his parents, Sonny and Barbara Manis, and his son Eli Manis, as well as his brothers, Charles, Mark, and Buster, and by his sisters, Sharon, Shelia, and Cathy. Jason had a special relationship with every one of his nieces and nephews, extended family, and his friends. Services will be held at 6:00pm on Friday, August 16, 2019 at Crowder Funeral Home in La Marque, Texas. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested a monetary donation which will go in direct support of Jason’s 16-year old son, Eli to Amoco Credit Union…

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    Richard H. Holzapfel

    On Tuesday, August 13, 2019, Richard Herman Holzapfel passed away at the age of 80. Richard was born on July 23, 1939 in Alice, Texas to Herman G. Holzapfel Jr. and Ruth Slack Holzapfel. He received his bachelor’s degree from Texas Tech University in 1962 and later began his 34+ year career as a Safety Engineer for NASA’s Johnson Space Center. Richard always had a passion for fishing, wildlife and anything involving the outdoors, as well as great love of baseball. His favorite daily routine was walking his dog, Sugar, to his “Church Under the Trees”. He was admired and loved by everyone that had the opportunity to know him,…

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    Jimmy (James) Doyle Kurz

    Jimmy (James) Doyle Kurz was born, November 15, 1948, in Dallas, Texas to parents Frank and Fredna Kurz. He grew up and went to school in the Dallas area. He passed on to be with the Lord on Friday, August 9, 2019. Jimmy was a veteran serving in the Vietnam era. He joined the United States Air Force in 1968, and honorably served his country. During his service time in 1970, while stationed in West Texas, he met his wife, Linda Joy, the love of his life: and the woman with whom he would spend the next 47 years. Jimmy and Linda were blessed to have 4 children. He is…

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    Barry Paul Shaneyfelt

    Barry Paul Shaneyfelt departed this world peacefully on August 12, 2019 at the age of 75 on his own terms: he was not in a hospital and did not have people crying over him which he specifically said that he did not want. He would be pleased to say “I did it my way.” Barry is survived by a son, Barry Wade Shaneyfelt and daughter-in-law, Allison Bomer Shaneyfelt of League City; a daughter, Robin Shaneyfelt Harrison of Richmond, Texas; granddaughters Morgan and Madison Stewart of League City; a sister, Cookie Shaneyfelt of Houston; an uncle, Calvin Shaneyfelt of Bay St. Louis, Mississippi; and numerous cousins and friends who were family.…

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    James Clifford Pike

    James Clifford Pike, 71, passed away August 9, 2019 in Houston, TX. He was born February 23, 1948 in Houston, TX to Clifford and Dorothy Pike. James graduated from Austin High school in 1965 and continued on to earn a Business Degree from Sam Houston State. James served his country in the U.S. Airforce during the Vietnam War. James was a lifelong resident of Houston and Pearland area. James found a way to both enjoy his love for Bar B Q (he was FAMOUS for his brisket) and his love for serving others. James had a passion volunteering with the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo.  He served on several committees…

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    Baldwin Bridger Jr.

    Baldwin (Baldy) Bridger, Jr., 90, died August 11, 2019. He was born in Savannah, Georgia on September 18, 1928 to Baldwin Bridger, Sr. and Helen Stubbs Bridger. Baldy identified two moments that most positively impacted his life. One was relocating to Houston in 1973 to become the Chief Engineer of Powell Electric. This position allowed him to make the most of his talents and education. During his time at Powell, he became heavily involved with the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). He served on several committees of the international organization and held all the offices, including president, of the IEEE technical society, Industry Applications Society. He received several…

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    Agapita de Guzman Matias

    Wednesday, August 14, 2019 Viewing: Crowder Funeral Home (Clearlake / Webster) Address: 111 E. Medical Center Blvd, Webster, 77598 Time: (10am family only) 11am – 12:20pm Lunch will be provided Eulogy: 1:00pm – 1:30pm (Church) Holy Mass: 1-30pm St Bernadette Catholic Church 1550 El Camino Real, Houston, Texas 77062 Ph: 281-486-0337 Refreshments and punch follows the Mass at the Parish Life Center (PLC) The post Agapita de Guzman Matias appeared first on Crowder Funeral Home.