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The Galveston County Daily News: Obituaries

February 9, 2016

Obituaries

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How to submit an obituary

Always check with the funeral home first. Many funeral homes provide basic information and will write the full obituary for you as part of the services they provide.

Obituaries are a paid feature of the Galveston County Daily News. Cost is based on the length of the obituary. Once received, we will provide a proof and quote.

The deadline to submit an obituary is 12 noon for the following day's edition. They MUST be e-mailed in a ‘Word document’ format EXACTLY as you wish to have published. All photos must be in JPG format with a 300 DPI resolution.

You are urged to ensure the information is accurate and spelled correctly as The Daily News assumes no responsibility for inaccurate information provided to us.

Verification of death is required (death certificate) OR name and phone number of the funeral home or crematory. Without verification, we cannot publish.

Prepayment is required and we accept all major credit cards. Fore more information, call 409-683-5308 or e-mail: obits@galvnews.com


Recent Obituaries

Monday 02/08/2016
Pending obits for Tuesday February 9, 2016

Margarito Leal, Sr.

GALVESTON — Margarito Leal, Sr. age 87 of Galveston died surrounded by his loving family Saturday, February 6, 2016 at his residence in Galveston. Funeral arrangements are pending at Carnes Brothers Funeral Home in Galveston.

Annie Lucille Sandoval

TEXAS CITY — Annie Lucille Sandoval passed away on February 7, 2016 in Texas City, Texas. Services are in the care of Carnes Funeral Home -Texas City.

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Ruth Avara Reid

Ruth Avara Reid, born on October 20, 1926 has closed her eyes and has left to be with the Lord on Wednesday February 3, 2016. The family will be making private arrangements.

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Dorothy Lee Pourchot

Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, 10412 Highway 6, Hitchcock, TX (409) 925-3501. Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 10, 2016, in the chapel of Hayes Funeral Home.

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Linda Gaye Durrett

Memorial services will be held 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at Emken-Linton Funeral Home in Texas City Texas. Friends may call at 6:00 p.m., Wednesday at the funeral home.

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Funeral Services for Tuesday February 9, 2016

Canada

Funeral service for Myrtle Canada will be held today at 12 noon at Jerusalem Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Lakeview Cemetery under the direction of Fields Johnson Family Mortuary.

Gracia

Funeral service for Ralph Gracia will be held today at 2 p.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in League City. Interment will follow at Forest Park East Cemetery under the direction of Forest Park East Funeral Home.

Querry

Funeral service for Joyce Querry will be held today at 2 p.m. at Firsts Baptist Church. She will be laid to rest in Wofford Cemetery under the direction of Autry Funeral Home of Frankston.

Trepagnier

Funeral service for Harold Trepagnier will be held today at 10 a.m. at St. Mary of the Miraculous Medal Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Mount Olivet Cemetery under the direction of Emken-Linton Funeral Home.

Vogelpohl

Funeral service for Kris Vogelpohl will be held today at 9 a.m. at The Assumption of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church under the direction of J Levy & Termini Funeral Home.

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Sunday 02/07/2016
Joyce Querry

Funeral services for Joyce Querry, age 84, of Poynor, are scheduled for 2 o’clock in the afternoon Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at First Baptist Church, Poynor. She will be laid to rest in Wofford Cemetery. Visitation will begin on Monday, February 8, 2016 and friends are cordially invited to visit with the family from 5 to 7 o’clock in the evening at Autry Funeral Home, Frankston.

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Pending obits for Monday February 8, 2016

Jimmy Hayley

Jimmy Hayley, 78, passed away Saturday, February 6, 2016. Services are pending and in the care of Carnes Funeral Home - Texas City.

Margarito Leal, Sr.

GALVESTON — Margarito Leal, Sr. age 87, of Galveston died surrounded by his loving family Saturday, February 6, 2016 at his residence. Funeral arrangements are pending at Carnes Brothers Funeral Home in Galveston.

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Funeral Services for Monday February 8, 2016

Cole

Funeral service for Rose Cole will be held today at 11 a.m. at J. Levy & Termini Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Calvary Catholic Cemetery.

Milburn

Home Going Celebration for Clary Milburn will be held today at 11 a.m. at Moody Memorial Methodist Church. Burial will follow at Forest Park East Cemetery under the direction of Wynn Funeral Home.

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Kris Anne Konugres Vogelpohl

A Trisagion service will be held on Monday, February 8, 2016 at 7:00 P.M. at The Assumption of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church, 716 19th Street, Galveston, Texas. Visitation will be held prior to the service beginning at 5:30 P.M. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 9:00 A.M. at The Assumption of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church.

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Harold Anthony Trepagnier

Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, February 9, 2016, at St. Mary of the Miraculous Medal Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Mount Olivet in Dickinson, Texas. Visitation will be 5:00p.m. to 7:00p.m, with a Rosary at 7:00p.m. on Monday February 8, 2016 at Emken-Linton Funeral Home in Texas City.

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Saturday 02/06/2016
Rose Vassallo Cole

A visitation in her honor will be held 10:00 am with Funeral Services at 11:00 am, Monday, February 8, 2016 at J. Levy & Termini Funeral Home, Galveston, Texas through the direction of Crowder Funeral Home, Dickinson, Texas. Interment will follow at Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Galveston, Texas.

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Myrtle L. Canada

Viewing will begin at 11AM on, Tuesday, February 9, 2016, followed by funeral service at 12 Noon at Jerusalem Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Lakeview Cemetery.

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Pending obits for Sunday February 7, 2016

Felton Wayne Allums

TEXAS CITY — Felton Wayne Allums, 60, of Texas City passed from this life February 4, 2016. Arrangements entrusted to Mainland Funeral Home, La Marque, Texas. (409) 938-8123.

Lawrence P. Ambroise, Jr.

GALVESTON — Lawrence P. Ambroise, Jr., 90, departed this life on Friday, February 5, 2016 at UTMB Hospital. Service arrangements are entrusted to Fields-Johnson Family Mortuary. (409) 762-8470

Kimberly Byrd

BACLIFF — Kimberly Byrd, 33, of Bacliff passed from this life February 3, 2016. Arrangements entrusted to Mainland Funeral Home, La Marque, Texas. (409) 938-8123.

Lorenza June Murphy

GALVESTON — Lorenza June Murphy, 51, departed this life on Friday, February 5, 2016, at the Kindred Hospital in Webster, TX. Service arrangements are entrusted to Fields-Johnson Family Mortuary. (409) 762-8470

Willie Shankle

GALVESTON — Willie Shankle, 90, departed this life on Friday, February 5, 2016 at The Meridian. Service arrangements are entrusted to Fields-Johnson Family Mortuary. (409) 762-8470

Josephine Simmons

DICKINSON — Josephine "Josie" Simmons, 36, of Dickinson passed from this life February 5, 2016. Arrangements entrusted to Mainland Funeral Home, La Marque, Texas. (409) 938-8123.

Harold Anthony Trepagnier

TEXAS CITY — Harold Anthony Trepagnier, 53, of Texas City, passed away Thursday, February 4, 2016 at Ashton Parke Care Center. Funeral services are pending with Emken-Linton Funeral Home in Texas City, Texas.

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Joyce Kennedy

Memorial Service for Joyce Kennedy will be held today from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the Crystal Beach Community Church, 1020 Diamond Rd in Crystal Beach, Texas.

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Kris Anne Vogelpohl

A Trisagion will be held on Monday, February 8, 2016 at 7:00 P.M. at the Assumption of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 9:00 A.M. at the Assumption of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church.

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Ralph Gracia

A visitation will be held at Forest Park East Funeral Home on Monday, February 8, 2016 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. with a rosary at 7:30 p.m. Ralph’s funeral service will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church 1612 E. Walker Street in League City, Texas at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 with interment to follow at Forest Park East Cemetery.

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Thomas Patrick Gibson

The funeral mass in his honor will be held at 10am Thursday, February 11, 2016 at St. Mary of the Miraculous Medal Catholic Church; 1604 9th Ave. N. Texas City Texas; followed by the graveside ceremony at Mt Olivet Cemetery; I-45S @Hughes Rd, Dickinson Texas.

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Vickie Joan Dee

Vickie Joan Dee passed away suddenly Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016 in Bedias, Texas. She was born in Galveston, Texas on August 7th, 1956. Services are pending.

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Friday 02/05/2016
Pending obits for Saturday February 6, 2016

Ralph Gracia

Ralph Gracia was born on February 1, 1931 and passed away on February 3, 2016. His services will be held at Forest Park East Funeral Home and Cemetery.

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Clary L. Milburn

Visitation begins at 9:00 a.m. and continues until the start of the home going celebration Monday, February 8, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at Moody Methodist Church, 2803 53rd Street, Galveston. Burial will follow at Forest Park East Cemetery in Webster, Texas, under the direction of Wynn Funeral Home.

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Clary L. Milburn

Visitation begins at 9:00 a.m. and continues until the start of the home going celebration Monday, February 8, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at Moody Methodist Church, 2803 53rd Street, Galveston. Burial will follow at Forest Park East Cemetery in Webster, Texas, under the direction of Wynn Funeral Home.

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Funeral Services for Saturday February 6, 2016

Arvidson

Memorial service for David Arvidson will be held today at 2 p.m. at Bayshore Friends Church under the direction of Forest Park East Funeral Home.

Baumann

Funeral service for Stephen Baumann Jr. will be held today at 11 a.m. at Hayes Funeral Home.

Champion

Funeral service for Mary Champion will be held this afternoon at 3 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Alta Loma. Interment will follow at Hayes Grace Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Hayes Funeral Home.

Hughes

Homegoing celebration for Vera Hughes will be held today at 1 p.m. at New Hope Bible Church under the direction of Mainland Funeral Home.

Lanier

Celebration of Life Service for Allen Lanier will be held this afternoon at 2 p.m. at Herrington/Land of Memory Funeral Home Chapel.

Marshall

Memorial service for Hazel Marshall will be held today at 11 a.m. at Mainland Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Hayes Grace Memorial Park Cemetery.

Moody

Memorial service for Bobby Moody Jr. will be held today at 12 noon at 518 6th Ave. North in Texas City.

Prichard

Celebration of Life for David Prichard will be held this afternoon at 2 p.m. at Crowder Funeral Home in Webster.

Robinson

Celebration of Life Service for Timothy Robinson will be held today at 11 a.m. at Rising Star Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Rising Star Cemetery under the direction of Mainland Funeral Home.

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Thursday 02/04/2016
Funeral Services for Friday February 5, 2016

Reed

Memorial service for David Reed Jr. will be held this evening at 6:30 p.m. at Carnes Bros. Funeral Home in Galveston.

Young

Funeral service for Everett Young will be held today at 1 p.m. at The Fellowship of Texas City. Interment will follow at Galveston Memorial Park under the direction of Crowder Funeral Home in League City.

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Helen Maxine Redding

Helen Maxine Redding, 64 of Galveston went to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 31, 2016. Her family will have a small family gathering.

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David Wayne Arvidson

A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at Bayshore Friends Church; 3507 Walsh St. Bacliff, Texas 77518.

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Mary Catherine Champion

Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Friday in the parlor of Hayes Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, February 6, 2016, at First Baptist Church of Alta Loma, with Pastor John Newton officiating. Interment will follow at Hayes Grace Memorial Park Cemetery.

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Pending obits for Friday February 5, 2016

Rose Vassallo Cole

Rose Vassallo Cole, 101, of Galveston, Texas, passed away February 3, 2016 in her home.  Services are pending with Crowder Funeral Home, Dickinson, Texas.

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Wednesday 02/03/2016
Allen Berry Lanier

A Celebration of his life will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, February 6th, 2016 at Herrington/Land of Memory Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor David Watson officiating.

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Funeral service for Thursday February 4, 2016

Rice

Services for Mary Rice will be held today at 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church under the direction of Crowder Funeral Home both in League City.

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Pending obits for Thursday February 4, 2016

Mary Catherine Champion

SANTA FE — Mary Catherine Champion passed from this life Tuesday, February 2, 2016, in Texas City. Funeral services are pending with Hayes Funeral Home (409) 925-3501.

Robert Eugene Franklin

GALVESTON — Robert Eugene Franklin, 79, departed this life on Wednesday, February 3, 2016, at UTMB Hospital. Service arrangements are entrusted to Fields-Johnson Family Mortuary. (409) 762-8470

Leoncia Fuentes

Leoncia Fuentes passed away on February 2, 2016 in Hitchcock, Texas. Services are in the care of Carnes Funeral Home - Texas City.

Otis Lee Sapp

GALVESTON — Otis Lee Sapp, 54, departed this life on Tuesday, February 2, 2016, at UTMB Hospital. Service arrangements are entrusted to Fields-Johnson Family Mortuary. (409) 762-8470

Roy Lee Smith

GALVESTON — Roy Lee Smith, 60, departed this life on Saturday, January 30, 2016, at UTMB Hospital. Service arrangements are entrusted to Fields-Johnson Family Mortuary. (409) 762-8470

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David Leeroy Reed, Jr.

Memorial services are 6:30pm Friday, February 5, 2016 with visitation beginning at 5:00pm at Carnes Brothers Funeral Home in Galveston.

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Vera Lee Hughes

The Home Going Celebration of Vera Lee Hughes of Texas City will be Saturday, February 6, 2016 at New Hope Bible Church, 3801 McKinney Ext. in LaMarque with visitation beginning at 11:00 AM followed by services at 1:00 PM.

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Hazel Guillory Marshall

Memorial Services will be 11:00 AM Saturday, February 6, 2016 at Mainland Funeral Home in La Marque. Interment will follow at Hayes Grace Memorial Park in Hitchcock.

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Timothy R. Robinson

Celebration of Life Services will be Saturday, February 6, 2016 at Rising Star Baptist Church, 302 N. Oak in Texas City with visitation beginning at 9:00 AM followed by services at 11:00 AM. Burial will follow at Rising Star Cemetery.

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Stephen Joseph Baumann, Jr.

Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 6, 2016, in the chapel of Hayes Funeral Home. Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, 10412 Highway 6, Hitchcock, TX (409) 925-3501.

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Tuesday 02/02/2016
Clary Lee Milburn

Visitation will be held on Monday, February 8, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Moody Memorial First United Methodist Church. Funeral service will follow at 11:00 a.m.

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David Charles Prichard

Please come and celebrate his life with us on Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 2 o’clock pm at Crowder Funeral Home, 111 E. Medical Center Blvd, Webster, Texas, reception to follow.

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Funeral Services for Wednesday February 3, 2016

Kavanaugh

Funeral services for Patsy Kavanaugh will be held today at 10 a.m. at the First Baptist Church under the direction of Crowder Funeral Home both in Dickinson.

Love

A Catholic Mass for Linda Love will be held today at 10 a.m. at Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Lakeview Cemetery under the direction of Carnes Bros. Funeral Home.

Wofford

Funeral service for Melissa Wofford will be held today at 1 p.m. at Arcadia Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Grace Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Malloy & Son Funeral Home.

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Joyce Rheanelle Dunn Kennedy

Her memorial service will be held on Sunday, February 7, 2016 at the Crystal Beach Community Church, 1020 Diamond Rd., Crystal Beach, Texas 77650 from 2:00-3:00 pm.

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Lillie “Marie” Pinto

Lillie “Marie” Pinto, passed away January 20, 2016, just a few weeks shy of 100 years old. She was born March 22, 1916 in Olla, Louisiana, the daughter of John Alexander and Lillie (Hopkins) Cox. She married Alex Pinto on June 4, 1938. They made Galveston their home. Marie enjoyed traveling.

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Everett Doyle Young

Visitation will be Thursday. February 4, 2016 from 5:00pm until 8:00pm at The Fellowship of Texas City. The funeral will be Friday, February 5, 2016 at 1:00pm at The Fellowship of Texas City, with interment at Galveston Memorial Park under the direction of Crowder Funeral Home in League City.

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Nancy Anne Hackel Williams

A memorial service will be held at Saint Michaels Episcopal Church, 1601 Lake Rd., La Marque, Texas on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at 1 p.m.

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Monday 02/01/2016
Linda Ada Love

Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at Carnes Brothers Funeral Home located at 1201 Tremont – Galveston, Texas, with a Rosary recital to follow at 7:00pm. A catholic mass burial service will be held on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at Holy Rosary Catholic Church located at 1420 31st Street – Galveston, Texas. Burial will follow at Lakeview Cemetery in Galveston.

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Melissa Ann (Vodovar) Wofford

“A daughter is a little girl who grows up to be a friend.”

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Nancy Anne Williams

A Memorial Service will be 1:00 p.m. Wednesday February 3, 2016 at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church in La Marque, Texas.

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Funeral Services for Tuesday February 2, 2016

Banks

Home going service for Leon Banks Jr. will be held today at 9:30 a.m. at St. John Missionary Baptist Church in Galveston. Interment will follow at Houston Veterans Cemetery.

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Michelle (Shelly) Demetrios Schirner

A memorial service was held on January 9, 2016 in White Settlement, TX.

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Pending obits for Tuesday February 2, 2016

Myrtle L. Canada

GALVESTON — Myrtle L. Canada, 82, departed this life on Sunday, January 31, 2016, at her residence. Service arrangements are entrusted to Fields-Johnson Family Mortuary. (409) 762-8470

Everett Doyle Young

NEW CANEY — Everett Doyle Young, of New Caney, passed away on Sunday, January 31, 2016 in New Caney, Texas at the age of 76. Arrangements are pending with Crowder Funeral Home in League City, (281) 332-2727.

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Mary Alice Rice

Services will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 1612 East Walker, League City, TX on Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 10am.

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Sunday 01/31/2016
Funeral service for February 1, 2016

Funeral service for Neoma Landriault will be held today at 10:00am at James Crowder Funeral Home in La Marque, TX. She will be laid to rest at Hayes Grace Memorial Cemetery.

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