Obituaries

Texas Sailor who died in the USS John S. McCain collision to be buried at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery

— Thursday, September 14th — On Thursday, September 14th, at 12:00 p.m., the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery will conduct a burial service for Mr. John Hoagland III, a United States Navy Active Duty Sailor. Mr. Hoagland enlisted in the Navy on July 7,2015 and achieved the rank of Electronics Technician Second Class.  Mr. Hoagland died Aug. 21, 2017, in the collision aboard the USS John McCain. He graduated in 2015 from Shoemaker High school in Killeen. According to Mr. Hoagland’s obituary in […]

Obituary of Ronald (Ron) Gene Muse

Muse, Ronald (Ron) Gene Ron Muse, age 66, passed away on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at Sterling Oaks Rehabilitation Center in Katy, Texas. A memorial service is scheduled for 4:00 PM on Friday, May 26, 2017, at Faith West Academy, 2225 Porter Road in Katy, Texas, with Keith Walsh officiating. Arrangements have been entrusted to Claire Brothers Funeral Home of Houston, Texas. Ron was born at the Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii, on […]

Cornyn on MSNBC: Gorsuch ‘a Real Test’ for Democrats

‘If Neil Gorsuch isn’t good enough for you, there probably never will be anyone good enough for my Democratic colleagues to allow an up-or-down vote.’ WASHINGTON – Following day two of Judge Neil Gorsuch’s confirmation hearing to fill the Supreme Court vacancy, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) appeared on MSNBC’s For the Record with Greta Van Susteren to discuss the hearing. Excerpts from his appearance are below, and video of his remarks can be found […]

Kimberly Lynn Mcmanus 1960-2017

Katy Funeral Home 23350 Kingsland Blvd. Katy, Texas 77494 (281)-395-7070 Kimberly Lynn Mcmanus 1960-2017 Kimberly  Lynn  Bedford  McManus  born  March  22,  1960  in Houston,  Texas  passed  away  at home in Katy, Texas on Wednesday, February 22, 2017. She  was  preceded  in  death  by  her  parents,  Fine Gordon  Bedford,  Jr.  and  Priscilla  Falke Jannesch.  Mrs.  McManus  is  survived  by  her  husband,  Richard  Sam  McManus;  her  sons, Richard  Heck  McManus  and  wife,  Brandi  and  Glenn  Gordon McManus;  […]

Bonnie Jean Cox April 25, 1933  –  November 12, 2016

Bonnie Jean Cox was born on April 25, 1933, in Frankfort, Kansas, and passed away on Saturday, November 12, 2016, at the age of 83.  She worked at Palais Royal for 25 dedicated years, and has resided in Sweeny, Texas, for the last 10 years. She is survived by her children, Alvin Cox and his wife Maria, Karen White, Robert Cox and his wife Jeanette, and Angela Matthew; nine grandchildren; four great grandchildren; brother, Hubert […]

Funeral Services Set: Fort Bend County Mourns the Unexpected Loss of Constable Ruben Davis

FORT BEND COUNTY – It is with great sadness that the Fort Bend County Precinct 2 Constable’s Office reports the passing of its leader Ruben Davis, Jr.  Constable Davis led the Precinct 2 Constable Office for more than two decades. Constable Davis passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 in the early morning hours at age 61. Since May 1996, Constable Davis served as the Fort Bend County Precinct 2 Constable, where he provided services […]

Obituary for George Leroy Sockrider

George Leroy Sockrider, of Katy, Texas, passed away Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at his home.  He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Eloise Norman Sockrider, and his parents, Kathryn Gill Sockrider and Roy Jackson Sockrider of Lake Charles, La.  He is survived by his son Howard Lee Sockrider and daughter-in-law, Dr. Marianna Martin Sockrider, of Pearland, Texas, and his grand-daughter, Laura Leigh Sockrider, of Austin, Texas. George was born in Lake Charles, La.  […]

In Memory of Matthew Thomas Racer

Matthew Thomas Racer April 27, 1969 - August 10, 2016

April 27, 1969 – August 10, 2016 Obituary Matthew Thomas Racer of Katy, Texas passed away Wednesday, August 10th 2016 at the age of 47. He was born in Houston, Texas on Sunday, April 27, 1969. Matthew is preceded in death by his father, Charles W. Racer Jr. of York, Pennsylvania. Matthew is survived by his loving wife of 24 years, Tara Melinda Racer. They were married in Cozumel, Mexico on July 24th, 1992. He […]

Rosemary Wendorf Nelson Passed away March 7th

Rosemary Wendorf Nelson  (May 2, 1945 – March 7, 2016)  Rosemary Nelson, a longtime resident of Katy, Texas, went to be with Jesus on Monday, March 7th, 2016. She was born on May 2nd, 1945 in Corsicana, Texas to Ed and Mary Wendorf. She graduated from Corsicana High School where she met and fell in love with her husband of 49 years, John Nelson. Rosemary earned a degree from the University of Texas in Education […]

In Memory of Bonnie Bell

  June 11, 1947 – January 17, 2016 Obituary Ms. Bonnie Brehmer Bell, 68 of Katy Texas died at 8:16p.m. on January 17, 2016 at Methodist Hospital in the Medical Center in Houston. She was born June 11, 1947 in Toledo Ohio to the late Rita Maher and John D. Brehmer. Bonnie grew up in Ohio, Pennsylvania and New York’s Long Island until high school – when her family moved to Port Arthur Texas where […]