|PHYLLIS MARIEA BRAUN, loving mother, grandmother, sister,
aunt, and friend passed away on Sunday, October 27, 2002 after a courageous
battle with cancer. Phyllis was born January 26, 1936 in Monroeville, Ohio
one of four children of Frederick Charles and Anna Marie Mariea. In 1954,
she graduated from St. Mary's High School in Sandusky, Ohio and went on
to earn a degree from the Toledo Mercy School of Nursing in 1957. After
raising her family in the Detroit area, she moved to Houston in 1979 and
helped start the aerobics program at the Downtown YMCA. For the past 18
years, she worked as a registered nurse for the Memorial Hermann Healthcare
System in Sugarland in the areas of occupational and preventive medicine.
She spent much of her time caring for others and was generous in offering
her time, home, and friendship. Phyllis was adventurous and athletic. A
member of the Bayou City Road-Runners, she frequently competed in races,
including seven marathons, most notably the Boston Marathon. Phyllis led
an active life and enjoyed a wide range of friends and interests. She may
best be remembered for her love of travel. Well into her rounds of chemo
and radiation treatments, she continued to travel, and even made a trip
to Japan and Micronesia. She is survived by her brother, James Mariea and
wife Georgia of Salem, Oregon, and foster-brother John Clifton and wife
Jean of Orlando, Florida; her four children, Christopher Braun and wife
Imelda of Beavercreek, Ohio, Monica Braun Haddow of Houston, Martin Braun
of Tokyo, Japan, and Carlton Braun and wife Christa of Brighton, Michigan.
She was the proud grandmother of four wonderful grandchildren; Ethan Braun,
Molly Braun, Kailyn Braun, and Carly Braun. Phyllis also leaves behind
a large and loving family of brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, cousins,
nieces, nephews, and a host of dear friends. She was preceded in death
by her parents, Fred and Anna Marie Mariea; her sister Jane Gay Mariea;
and her brother, Neil Mariea. Visitation will be held on Thursday, October
31st, at the Groff Funeral Home, 1607 East Perkins Avenue, Sandusky, Ohio.
The funeral mass will be held 10:00 AM Friday, November 1st at St. Mary's
Catholic Church, 429 Central Ave., Sandusky, Ohio. A Houston memorial service
will also be held 10:30 AM on Tuesday, November 5th at St. Anne's Catholic
Church, 2140 Westheimer, Houston, Texas 77098. Memorial contributions,
if desired, may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 570127,
Houston, TX 77257. " I have fought the good fight, I have finished the
race, I have kept the faith." 2 Timothy 4:7
ROBERT EARL TAYLOR was born July 4, 1949 in Baytown, Texas. He went
to be with the Lord surrounded by his family at home on Friday, October
25, 2002. Wake services will be held on Thursday, October 31, 2002 from
7-9 p.m. at Robey Funeral Home, 403 W. Sterling Ave., Baytown, Texas 77520.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 1, 2002 at 11:00 a.m.
at Central Church of Christ, 1004 Market Street in Baytown with Pastor
Lee Turner officiating. Interment will follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery
on Garth Road.
Arrangements Entrusted to
Robey Funeral Home
"A Family of Helping Hands"
GEORGE A. RHEMAN, JR., 81, of Katy, passed away Friday, November 1,
2002 in a local hospital. Family will receive friends from 7:00 p.m. to
9:00 p.m. Sunday at the Schmidt Funeral Home Chapel, in Katy. Funeral services
will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday at the First United Methodist Church,
in Katy, with Rev. D. Nick Sholars and Dr. Tom Bain officiating. Interment
with full military honors will follow at Houston National Cemetery. Those
wishing to make memorial gifts may do so to the American Heart Assn. or
First United Methodist Church, c/o Schmidt Funeral Home.
Schmidt Funeral Home
1508 East Ave., Katy, TX 77493
PERCY ISGITT, of Houston, died Thursday, October 31, 2002, at the age
of 80. He was born March 4, 1922, in Many, Louisiana to Rev. Henry T. Isgitt,
Sr., and Everitt (Ellzey) Isgitt. After attending Louisiana Tech University
as an Accounting major, Mr. Isgitt entered the US Army Air Corps. He served
in the Pacific Theater during WWII under General MacArthur as a Communication
Specialist and was in the initial landing force on Japan. Mr. Isgitt founded
Southwest Lincoln-Mercury, was on the National Dealer Council, and was
involved in numerous clubs and organizations. He was awarded the Time Magazine
Dealer of the Year in 1980. Mr. Isgitt was an active member of The First
United Methodist Church and Garden Villas Methodist Church, where he served
as Chairman of the Ad logo id = "543"/>ministrative Board, Finance Committee
Chairman, Building Committee Chairman, Sunday School Teacher, and Chairman
of the Board of Trustees. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers:
Prentiss Isgitt, Henry T. Isgitt, Jr., and Kenneth Allen Isgitt; sisters,
Sybil Parschall and Leta Mae Murphy. He is survived by his loving wife,
Linda K. Isgitt; sons, Percy L. "Wayne" Isgitt and his wife, Rita Isgitt
and Franklin T. Isgitt and wife, Deborah Isgitt; grandchildren, Lisa Isgitt,
and husband, Kris Nelsen and Jaime Browning and husband, Tracy Browning,
as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. The family
would like to extend a special appreciation to Dr. William L.Winters, Jr.,
Dr. Jimmy F. Howell and Dr. Juan Olivero. Funeral services will be held
Saturday, November 2, 2002 at 2:00 P.M. at The First United Methodist Church,
10570 Westpark, Houston, Texas 77042, with Dr. Steve Wende officiating.
Interment will follow at Memorial Oaks Cemetery. Serving in Mr. Isgitt's
honor as pallbearers will be: Harold Palmour, Kenneth Bigham, James E.
Wells, III, Raymond Snokhous, William N. Finnegan, Larry McKaskle and John
W. Worsham. Honorary pallbearers will be: Michael D. Murphy, John Murphy,
Robert B. Reynolds, Dr. William L. Winters, Jr., Dr. Jimmy F. Howell, Krister
Nelsen and Tracy Browning. For those desiring, memorials may be sent to
Wesley Academy Scholarship Fund, 10570 Westpark, Houston, Texas 77042 or
to the charity of your choice.
JEFFERY DEAN ANDERSON, 40, of LaPorte came into this world on June
28, 1962 in Mansfield, Ohio to Janice Harper and Ernest Anderson. He left
us on October 30, 2002 to go to his final resting place. Beloved father,
son, brother, and uncle, he is survived by his two sons, Jeffrey and Jonathon
Anderson; and five stepchildren. Other surviving family members are his
mother, Janice A. Harper; sisters, Jean Webb, Kimberly Hill, Lisa Burns,
and Jodi Plew, numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews. Visitation
will begin at 6-8 p.m. on Friday, the 1st of November 2002 at Grand View
Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held Saturday, November 2, 2002
in the chapel of Grand View Funeral Home at 3 p.m. with interment following
at Grand View Memorial Park.
ELIZABETH SUE SARCHET, a native Houstonian and longtime resident of
Humble, Texas died peacefully on October 28, 2002 after a short battle
with cancer. Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, November 2,
2002 in the chapel of Rosewood Funeral Home.
MILES WAYNE CLARK, 95, formerly of Alvin, Texas, passed away on October
26, 2002 in Fort Worth, Texas. He was buried at the Confederate Cemetery
in Alvin, Texas on October 28, 2002. Memorials should be sent to Manvel
Christian Church or Alvin Christian Church.
MRS. PINKIE LEE GREEN is now "Safely Home". Sunrise February 15, 1919-Sunset
October 24, 2002. Services will be held on Saturday, November 2, 2002 at
11:00 a.m. at Pleasant Green Baptist Church, 10912 Wallisville Road, Houston,
Texas 77013 with the Rev. Ervin Gage officiating, the Rev. J. C. Neal,
Senior Pastor. Viewing will be held at 10:00 a.m. one hour prior to service.
She leaves to cherish her memories two daughters, Mrs. Shirley (Archie)
Williams of Valdosta, Georgia, Ms. Carolyn Thomas of Channelview, Texas,
two sons, Mr. Daniel (Ann) Thomas, Jr., Mr. Bennie L. Green (deceased),
seven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, one sister, Mrs. Margie
Green of Houston, Texas, one brother, Mr. Clyde Chappell of Brunswick,
Georgia a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
EDNA DAVIS expired Thursday, October 24, 2002. Visitation Friday, November
1, 2002, 7-9 P.M. at the church. Funeral Service Saturday, November 2,
2002, 1:30 P.M., Blueridge Baptist Church, 9621 Chesterfield, The Reverend
Lloyd W. Scott, officiating, Rev. Ceola Curley, Pastor. Interment Houston
RHONDA RAYNELL RAMSEY, 45, of Kountze, Texas died Thursday October
31, 2002 at her residence. Funeral services will be held Sunday November
3, 2002 at 2:30 P.M. at First Baptist Church in Kountze, under the direction
of Broussard's, with burial to follow at William Hart Cemetery in Kountze.
A gathering of family and friends will begin today from 4 until 9 p.m.
at the mortuary. A native of Liberty, she lived in the Kountze and was
a paralegal for M.D. Anderson Hospital in Houston, Texas. Rhonda is preceded
in death by her beloved Grandfather, Grady M. Hart, and brother-in-law,
Cumby E. Freeman. Survivors include her mother, Vivian "Peachie" Ramsey
of Ivanhoe; father, Wallace Ramsey and wife Bernice of Lufkin; sisters,
Linda Anderson and husband Dwight of Kountze, Helen Neff and husband Keith
of Ivanhoe, Toni Freeman of Heath, Theresa Cowart and husband Don of Grapevine;
brothers, Grady Hart and wife Punkin of Daisetta, Wallace Ramsey Jr. and
wife Sheila of Rockwell; grandmother, Cecil Taylor of Ivanhoe; six nieces;
eight nephews; five great-nieces and four great-nephews. Memorial contributions
may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 834, Kountze, Texas
700 W. Saratoga Hwy.
Kountze, Texas 77625
ALICE BURT "BUN" BROWN, 88, born on August 1, 1914, in Scooba, Mississippi
died on October 30, 2002. Alice was a longtime resident of Houston, Texas,
however for the last several years she lived at the Forum in the Woodlands,
Texas. Her husband, Oliver Edward Brown, preceded her in death in 1986.
She is survived by five children, four daughters and one son, Alice A.
Brimberry of Victoria, Texas, Sara E. Walker of Richmond, Virginia, Florence
I. Hood of Kerrville, Texas, Doris L. Perez of Spring, Texas, and Oliver
E. Brown, Jr. of Houston, Texas; sister, Doris I. Howe of Troy, New York.
She was the proud Grandmother of eleven grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren
who affectionately called her "Great Bun". Alice was a member of Park Place
United Methodist Church where she guided young lives in Sunday School and
Mother's Day Out. She was an active leader in Girl Scouts for many years
and will be remembered by the lives she touched. The family will receive
friends from 1:00 to 2:00p.m. on Saturday, November 2, 2002 in the Forest
Park Lawndale Funeral Home with the Funeral Services to begin at 2:00p.m.
in the Family Chapel. Interment will follow in the Forest Park Lawndale
Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Alzheimer's Association
or the Park Place United Methodist Church.
CARL CONRAD HOFFMAN III died peacefully at home on Oct. 31, 2002. Born
Feb. 1, 1931 to Carl & Sara Hoffman in Sioux City, Iowa. Mr. Hoffman
is preceded by his parents Carl C. Hoffman Jr. and Mr. & Mrs. Edward
F. Andrews. Carl is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Marilyn Whitehill
Hoffman. He is survived by his sister Sue Crick and husband Buford. he
leaves behind four loving children; Carl IV and Raquel, Kurt and Ruth,
Holly & Debra Salser, and Eric, and 5 loving grand children; Jodi,
Jessica and her mother Cathy Killeen, Blake, Sam and his mother Laura Wiig-Hoffman,
and Cameron. Additionally, a nephew Neal Crick and niece Lori Kendrick
and numerous friends and associates. The family wishes to express their
love and gratitude to: Chris, Linda, Trudy, Shirley, and Bob, all with
Vitas Hospice for their loving care through Mr. Hoffman's illness. Memorial
service to be held at Holy Cross Episcopal Church, 5653 West River Park
Dr., Sugarland, Texas 77479 (218) 633-2000, on Monday, Nov. 4, 2002 at
11:00 am. For those who desire, memorials may be made to the charity of
MARTHA T. "RANDY" BROWN
July 24, 1922 October 23, 2002
Loving wife, mother, friend, grandmother, citizen and patriot, Randy
Brown passed away in her home in Telluride, Colorado on Wednesday, October
23. While living in Houston from 1959 to 1977, Randy served as the first
editor of the Harris County Republican newspaper, the "Republican Banner".
She first worked in, then organized and ran, election campaigns at the
local, city and state level. She later reported and wrote a column ("Randy
at Random") for the Houston Press and the Tribune newspapers, and started
her own political advertising agency. She moved to Telluride, Colorado,
in 1977. She is survived by Lauren Shelley Brown, Melissa Brown Gibbons
and Kristin Brown Smith; Karen Kadrovach Banner and Debbie Feste; Dennis,
Taylor and Matthew Gibbons; Luke and Nathan Smith; and Maryann O'Brien.
Memorial services were held in Telluride, Colorado on Sunday, October 27.
Internment will be at Liberty Cemetery in Harleton, Texas. Contributions
may be made to the Telluride Chamber Music Festival Endowment Fund, PO
Box 115, Telluride, CO 81435.
LENA FRANCES ADAMS DEVINE, 78, passed away on Tuesday, October 29,
2002. Mrs. Devine's family will be receiving friends from 6:00 9:00 P.M.
on Friday, November 1, 2002 at Forest Park Lawndale Funeral Home. Funeral
services will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Saturday, November 2, 2002 in the
Main Chapel at Forest Park Lawndale. Interment will follow at Forest Park
East Cemetery in Webster, Texas.
EVELYN L. SMITH, 90, passed away Sunday, October 27, 2002. Visitation
will be held 9AM till a Graveside Service at 1PM, Wednesday, October 30,
2002 at Brookside Funeral Home.
JEANNINE SPOOR VAUT died December 16, 2002 in Corpus Christi, TX. She
was born August 27, 1929 in Old Gulf, TX. to Gene and Ethel Mullens Spoor.
She was a long time member of First Baptist Church of Pasadena where she
lived most of her adult life. She was employed by Shell Oil as a secretary.
She is proceded in death by her husband E. Joe Vaut, her father Gene Spoor,
and her sister Marilyn Spoor Chambless. She is survived by a son Paul Gene
Vaut and wife Janet of Pasadena, daughter Carol Ann Sutton and husband
Robin of Corpus Christi. Also by 7 grandchildren, Beau, Bobi Jo, Ashley,
Hannah and Tucker of Corpus Christi, Lindsay and Nathan of Pasadena. Mother,
Ethel Legg of Caldwell, TX. Sisters: Dovie and George Hejtmanek of Ashby,
TX and Elaine and Hugh Winn of Georgetown, TX. Brother:Herbert Legg, Jr.
of Caldwell, TX. and numerous neices and nephews. Visitation will be at
Grandview Chapel in Pasadena on Thursday, December 19, 2002. 5:00 7:00.
Services will be at Grandview Chapel in Pasadena at 11:00 AM Friday, December
20th, 2002. The services will be officiated by Dr. Charles Redmond of First
Baptist Church. In lea of flowers the family is requesting that a donation
be given to the building fund of First Baptist Church.
FRANCISCO NUNEZ, age 67, was welcomed by angels into paradise on December
17, 2002. His wife, Guadalupe Nunez and their seven children were by his
bedside as he made the transition from this life to the next and he was
surrounded by the love of many grandchildren and family friends. He is
also survived by his brothers, Maurilio and Magdaleno Nunez, 19 grandchildren
and 8 great grandchildren. The family will receive friends on Wednesday,
December 18, 2002 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Forest Park Lawndale Funeral
Home, with a Vigil to begin at 7:30 PM. Funeral Liturgy will be held at
Forest Park Lawndale Funeral Home Main Chapel at 11:00 AM on Thursday,
December 19th. Rite of Committal will follow at Forest Park East Cemetery.
MARY KEATING HARPER passed away on Dec. 16, 2002. Mary was born on
April 16, 1911 on the site of the present Geo. R. Brown Convention Center.
She graduated from Central High School (which was later known as Sam Houston
High School) as Salutatorian of her class. She attended Rice Institute,
and on November 19, 1930, she married Paul John Harper. Mary was preceded
in death by her husband, her parents Patrick Joseph Keating and May Ryall
Keating, her infant son John Patrick Harper, born 1941, died 1942, and
her brother Patrick Keating. Her parents immigrated to Houston in 1907.
Mary was an accomplished seamtress and made many beautiful clothes for
her daughters including both girls' wedding dresses. She is survived by
her daughters Paula Stephenson and husband George, and Mary Lynn Putnam
and her husband Robert. Our dear "Mimi" is also survived by her grandchildren
Terry Overcash and husband David, Becca Aasheim and husband Daniel, Paul
J. Rauscher, Philip Shephenson and wife Jaishree, and Charles Stephenson
and wife Betsy. Survivors also include five great grandchildren: Austin
Ryan Gore, Benjamin Tyler Aasheim, Grace Keating Stephenson, Abigail Thibaut
Stephenson, and Charles Harper Stephenson. Mary's dear sisters Gladys Crayton
and Edith James and her husband, Pat James, and numerous nieces and nephews
also survive her. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to
the Junior Forum or Houston Hospice. Visitation will be Thurs. 19th, 7-9P.M.,
Forest Park Lawndale, 6900 Lawndale. The memorial service will be private.
LARRY ALLEN LENZ, Funeral services for Larry Allen Lenz, 60, of Willis,
TX will be held Friday, December 20, 2002, at 10 a.m. in Tree of Life Lutheran
Church with Rev. Gerald Kline officiating. Interment will follow in Garden
Park Cemetery with Cashner Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Visitation
will be Thursday, December 19, 2002 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Cashner Funeral Home
801 Teas Rd., Conroe, TX 77303
WILLIAM CHARLES FINCH passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday,
December 12, 2002, in the loving care of his family. Born in India on December
4, 1907, he worked his way to America in 1928. While working in the copper
mines he attended the Montana School of Mines. "Bill" valued his citizenship
so highly that he volunteered for the military in WW II even though he
was older than draft age. The army sent him to Chinese Language school
in preparation for two years of engineering in Kunming China. After a distinguished
36 year career with Shell Oil, he retired to pursue a successful career
as an independent geologist. He is survived by his loving wife of 39 years
Evelyn; three daughters, Carol Weichman and her husband Ben of Houston,
Janice Brown and her husband Arthur of Maine, and Susan Watkins and her
husband Boyd of Washington; seventeen grandchildren, and twenty nine great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his first wife, Lou and a great-granddaughter,
Cheyenne. The family will receive friends for visitation from 1:00 pm until
2:00 pm, Sunday, December 15, 2002, with the Funeral Service to begin at
2:00 pm, in the Chapel of J. B. Earthman-Tanglewood Funeral Directors,
5740 San Felipe at Bering Drive, with Rev. Bill William Harms, officiating.
ROBERT G. HERNANDEZ, JR.
May 22, 1926 December 17, 2002
Robert Hernandez entered into eternal rest on December 17, 2002. He
is preceded in death by his wife of 29 years, Lucinda Hernandez and son
Jesse Hernandez. Robert is survived by two sisters Susie and Stella. Two
sons Robert III and David. One daughter JoAnn. Four grandchildren Stephanie,
Bill, Larren and Tiana. One great-grandchild Stanley. Robert was born in
Lockhart, TX. He came to Houston at a young age. He started as a dishwasher
at the Rice Hotel. As a dedicated employee he made his way up to an Executive
Chef. He took pride in his work. Robert will be greatly missed by all of
his friends and family. We thank God for each and everyday he let us have
PoPo with us. A Rosary will be held at Felix Morales Funeral Home, 2901
Canal, Dec. 19 2002 at 7 p.m. Funeral Liturgy will be held at All Saints
Catholic Church on Friday Dec. 20, 2002 at 2 p.m. Interment following at
Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery.
CECIL W. WARD, 85, passed away Thursday, December 12, 2002, in Houston,
Texas. He was born on January, 25, 1917, in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Mr.
Ward was preceded in death by his wife, Ethel Ward. He is survived by his
sister, Pauline Carpenter; and numerous other friends and family. There
will be a visitation held from 5:00p.m. to 9:00p.m. on Thursday, December
19, 2002, in the Forest Park Lawndale Funeral Home. Funeral services will
be held at 12:00p.m. on Friday, December 20, 2002, in the Forest Park Lawndale
Family Chapel. Internment will follow in the Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery.
MS. CHARLOTTE BENTON, departed this life, December 5, 2002. She leaves
to cherish her memories, parents, Ronse Lee and Elsie Benton; 5 children,
2 brothers, aunt, 3 nieces, 2 nephews, 3 cousins, and a host of other loving
relatives and friends. Wake: Friday, 7 9 PM. Funeral Service: Saturday,
11:00 AM. Both at Ross Mortuary. Burial, Paradise North Cemetery.
HELEN MAGUIRE BROWN, 67, passed away Monday, December 9, 2002 in Houston,
Texas. She is survived by her son, Jeffrey Brown; daughter, Caroline Chamness
and husband, David; grandchildren, Patrick, Courtney, Matthew, Stephen;
sisters, Rita Knizewski, Regina Girvan; brothers, James and Frank Maguire.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, December 20th, at 11:00 A.M.
at St. John Vianni, 625 Nottingham Oak Trail, Houston, Texas 77079.
MRS. MILDRED LEE MARSHALL, departed this life, December 3, 2002. She
leaves to cherish her memories; daughter, Carol Joyce Wilson; 1 grand daughter,
2 grandsons, 7 great grandchildren; 1 brother, 3 sisters; 6 nieces, 7 nephews;
a host of other loving relatives and friends. Wake, Friday, 6 9 PM, Ross
Mortuary. Funeral, Saturday, 10:00 AM, Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, 1510
Pannell Street. Burial, Houston Memorial Garden Cemetery.
JUDY S. WILSON, passed away 12/12/02, after a short illness. She leaves
behind her husband, Charles L. Wilson of 35 years; son, Charles, Jr. (Rachel);
daughter, Judy Lynn Wilson Kibbe (Bo); extended sons and daughters; grandchildren;
twin sister, Jane S. Bailey of Kingsville, TX; other siblings, Gloria Gene
Thomas, Pablo Suarez, Jr., Ernesto Suareza and Jimmy Suarez of Bishop,
TX, and Paula Suarez of Houston, TX; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives
and friends. Memorial to be held Tuesday, December 17, from 6-9pm at Eternal
Rest Funeral Home, 4610 S. Wayside Dr. at Loop 610 Houston, Texas 77087.
MR. JOSEPH WALKER, JR. departed this life, December 6, 2002 at a local
hospital. He leaves to cherish his memories, wife Mary G. Walker, loving
family and friends. Visitation, Saturday, 12-14-02, 12:00 noon. Funeral
Service starts at 1:00 PM. Both at Ross Mortuary. Burial Paradise North
LENOX EVANS passed away December 5, 2002. Visitation: Friday, 7:00
PM to 9:00 PM at the funeral home. Services: Saturday, 2:00 PM in the Titus
& Timothy Barnes Cathedral Chapel, Father Eugene Chakkalakal, officiating.
Interment, Paradise North.
TROY TRAVIS BIRDWELL, passed away on Thursday, December 12, 2002, at
the age of 84. He was born in Nacogdoches, Texas to Robert R. and Beulah
Corley Birdwell on December 11, 1918. Troy grew up in Jourdanton, Texas,
moving there with his family at a very early age. He was preceded in death
by his parents, his three brothers, and two sisters. Survivors include
his wife of 54 years, Alma H. Birdwell of Stafford, TX; son, Mark Birdwell
of Spring, TX; daughters, Barbara Gerbracht of Ana Maria Island, FL, and
Kathy Birdwell of Houston; grandchildren, Tiffany, Troy, Thomas, Tamra,
Cadem, and Kristi; numerous nieces; nephews; two sisters-in-law; and a
host of friends. Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 PM Saturday, December
21, 2002 at St. Philip Lutheran Church, 9745 Bissonnet, Houston, with Pastor
Ken Burkhard officiating. A visitation will begin at 11:00 AM prior to
the beginning of the service. Interment will follow at Greenlawn Memorial
Park, 3900 B.F. Terry Blvd., (FM 2218) in Rosenberg, TX. For those desiring,
memorials may be made to St. Philip Lutheran Church, 9745 Bissonnet, Houston,
TX 77036. A tribute to the family may be posted at
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Earthman Funeral Directors
Southwest, 12555 South Kirkwood, Stafford, TX 77477.
Houston Police LIEUTENANT, ROBERT W. HADAWAY, 46, passed away Sunday,
December 15, 2002 in Houston, Texas. Lieutenant Hadaway joined the Police
Academy Class Number 78 on May 23, 1977, and was sworn in as a Police Officer
on September 10, 1977. He was assigned to the Northeast Division, Kingwood
Station. He is survived by his wife Terrilyn D. Hadaway; children, Tansy
Bryson, Ashley and Cody Hadaway, grandchildren; Wyatt and Westin Bryson;
father, Jim Hadaway Sr.; and brother, Jim Hadaway Jr., and sisters Vicki
Taylor and Carrie Hadaway. Lt. Hadaway is preceded in death by his mother,
Wanda Hadaway. Visitation will be held from 6 P.M. to 9 P.M. Wednesday
December 18, 2002. Funeral services will be held at 10 A.M. Thursday December
19, 2002 in the chapel of Rosewood Funeral Home; interment to immediately
follow at Rosewood Memorial Park, Humble, Texas.