Houston Obituaries

Houston Obituaries

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  • Tuesday Dec 12 | via Chron 

    Peter Brown, former Houston councilman, dies at 81

    Pete Brown with a map of Washington Street. After very seriously running in 2009, architect and former city council member Peter Brown transformed himself into Houston's leading utopian.

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  • Sunday Dec 10 | via The Daily Republic 

    Gladys Marie Douglas

    Gladys M. Douglas, 77, of Fairfield, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, at home. She was born in Houston, Texas.

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  • Friday Dec 8 | via Dallas Morning News 

    3 Dallas cops indicted, Dan Patrick acts to deter se...

    Panicking and high on cocaine, Tony Timpa was dead within an hour of calling police to a seedy stretch of West Mockingbird Lane in August 2016. The responding officers mocked the 32-year-old as he died, with one officer's knee pinned in his back for more than 14 minutes, according to evidence revealed in a September investigation by The Dallas Morning News .

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  • Wednesday Dec 6 | via Waco Tribune-Herald 

    Phillips, Mildred Lynell

    Mildred Lynell PhillipsFeb. 11, 1941 - Nov. 30, 2017Mildred Lynell Phillips, age 76, of Waco, Texas, made her transition on November 30, 2017, surrounded by her loving family and pet "Sarge".Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., December 8, at OakCrest Funeral Home, Waco, Texas. Celebration of Life will be at 11:00 a.m., December 9, at Pleasant Olive MBC, 1600 League St. Waco, TX., the Rev.

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  • Friday Dec 1 | via KXXV-TV Waco 

    LIVE: DPS trooper killed Thanksgiving day laid to re...

    Watch Good Morning East Texas every weekday from 4:30-7 a.m., East Texas MidDay at 11:30 a.m., East Texas News at 4 and 5 p.m. and KLTV 7 News at 6 and 10 p.m. GMET Weekend airs on Saturday and Sunday at 8 a.m. East Texas News Weekend airs on Saturday at 6 p.m. and 10 p.m., and also on Sunday at 10 p.m. Allen was walking back to his patrol car when he was fatally shot by Dabrett Black, 32. Allen died at the scene. Allen had been a member of the Texas Department of Public Safety since 2002.

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  • Friday Dec 1 | via Houston Press 

    In Defense of the Elf on the Shelf

    I'm not even going to pretend I liked the Elf on the Shelf when my sister-in-law gifted one to my daughter a few years back.

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  • Tuesday Nov 28 | via Waco Tribune-Herald 

    Mendoza, Maxie

    Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

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  • Tuesday Nov 28 | via Daily Mountain Eagle 

    Betty Jane Mullinax

    Mullinax was preceded in death by her parents, Charles Joseph Gilchrist and Melissa Gilchrist; brothers, J.C. Gilchrist, Wilmer Gilchrist, Jerry Gilchrist, Bobby Gilchrist.

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  • Friday Nov 24 | via MyHighPlains.com 

    Funeral Services Set for Fallen DPS Trooper

    Services will be held on Friday, December 1 at the Mexia High School Football Stadium. Pastor Bryan Hallmark will be officiating.

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  • Thursday Nov 16 | via News Max 

    Steve Mostyn, Democratic Mega-Donor, Dies Amid 'Ment...

    Steve Mostyn, a Democratic mega-donor and powerful Texas trial lawyer who was a prominent national backer of liberal causes and candidates, has died after what his wife called "a sudden onset and battle with a mental health issue." Steve Mostyn, a major donor to the Democratic party and a powerful Texas trial lawyer who was among the nation's largest backers of liberal causes and candidates, died Wednesday at age 46 after what his wife says was "a sudden onset and battle with a mental health issue."

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  • Thursday Nov 16 | via The Hill 

    Texas Democratic megadonor dies at 46

    A major Texas Democratic megadonor who supported candidates such as former state Sen. Wendy Davis and former Houston Mayor Bill White has died at the age of 46, according to a statement from his wife. The Texas Tribune reported Thursday that Steve Mostyn, a top Houston trial lawyer who has donated millions to Democratic candidates in Texas and elsewhere around the U.S., died after "a sudden onset and battle with a mental health issue."

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  • Thursday Nov 16 | via Star-Telegram.com 

    Democratic megadonor, Houston trial lawyer Steve Mos...

    According to a statement released by his wife, Amber, Mostyn died Wednesday after "a sudden onset and battle with a mental health issue." "Steve was a beloved husband and devoted father who adored his children and never missed any of their sporting activities.

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  • Thursday Nov 16 | via Tyler Morning Telegraph 

    Democratic megadonor, Houston trial lawyer and White...

    According to a statement released by his wife, Amber, Mostyn died Wednesday after "a sudden onset and battle with a mental health issue." She did not disclose the cause of death.

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  • Thursday Nov 16 | via The Countywide 

    Earl Robert Cantwell III

    Waiting for him there were his parents, Earl Robert Cantwell, Jr. and Evelyn Floerke Cantwell, his infant brother, George Charles Floerke Cantwell as well as his father-in-law, Blaine Luthringer. Robert, the oldest of four children was born in San Antonio, Texas, on September 16, 1943.

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  • Wednesday Nov 15 | via Waco Tribune-Herald 

    Hightower, William B.

    Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

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  • Nov 13, 2017 | via Murfreesboro Post 

    Howard Stanley Ingrum

    Stan was predeceased by his parents, George and Vera Ingrum of Blytheville, AR where he was born on Dec. 2, 1933. Stan was reared with his sister, Joyce, in Blytheville until he left to attend Ouachita Baptist College.

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  • Nov 10, 2017 | via The Daily News-Record 

    Anthony L. Thurston, 68

    Anthony Lynn "Tony" Thurston, 68, passed away quietly in the early morning on Nov. 6, 2017, at home in Texas, surrounded by family and friends. Tony was born on May 14, 1949, in Washington, D.C., to the late Newton A. Goode and Audrey I. Cyrus, and raised in the household of the late Clarence F. Thurston Sr. Tony was drafted in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and served honorably for over two years.

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  • Nov 10, 2017 | via Newark Advocate 

    Walter, Ronald Patrick

    Ronald Patrick Walter NEWARK: A funeral service for Ronald Patrick Walter, 63, of Newark, will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, with Pastor Wally McLaughlin officiating. Burial will follow in Wilson cemetery, where Military Honors will be conducted by the Licking County Veterans Alliance.

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  • Nov 9, 2017 | via Albany Times Union 

    Arrest made in death of Texas police officer killed ...

    More than 40 years after his death, a man in Alabama has been arrested in the murder of Alice police officer Matthew Murphy. More than 40 years after his death, a man in Alabama has been arrested in the murder of Alice police officer Matthew Murphy.

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  • Nov 9, 2017 | via Houston Chronicle 

    More than 40 years after his death, a man in Alabama...

    More than 40 years after his death, a man in Alabama has been arrested in the murder of Alice police officer Matthew Murphy. More than 40 years after his death, a man in Alabama has been arrested in the murder of Alice police officer Matthew Murphy.

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