Obituaries

New Death Notification 11.06.17

To Whom It May Concern: We are requesting the public’s assistance in locating next of kin for the following deceased individuals. We would appreciate you publishing a brief notice in the next few days in the hopes that family or friends may see the information and contact this office. Sincerely, Sharon M. Derrick, PhD Identification Manager Forensic Anthropologist   The information is as follows: MANUEL TEJADA – Hispanic Male, 58 Years: Mr. Tejada died in […]

Funeral Arrangements Announced for Trooper Nipper  

AUSTIN – Services for Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Senior Trooper Thomas Nipper will begin Thursday, Nov. 9, in Belton. Trooper Nipper died in the line of duty as a result of a traffic crash in Bell County. At approximately 3:05 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 4, Trooper Nipper was conducting a traffic stop on the shoulder of I-35 in Temple when his patrol car was struck from behind by a southbound motorist. Trooper Nipper […]

Dexter Louis Clay – August 26th 2017

Dexter Louis Clay was born June 12, 1956 and passed away at the age of 61 on August 26, 2017 at 2:32p.m. in Big Bear Lakes, California, in the beautiful mountains that he loved.  He was raised in the White Oak Terrace subdivision in Northwest Houston, Texas.  And graduated from Eisenhower High School in 1975 where he played and loved football.  The first football thrown by him to Tommy George will be inducted in the […]

Virginia Mae Wells – 10-03-17

Virginia Mae Wells, age 72, of Katy, Texas, passed away on Tuesday, October 3, 2017, at her residence. Ms. Wells resided most of her adult years in Fremont, Nebraska, before moving to Katy in 2012. She was preceded in death by her parents, Leonard and Alberta (Jones) Hurt; husband, Thomas A. Wells; brother, William Hurt and sister, Dolores Bechtel. Ms. Wells is survived by her children: Kenny (Julie) Christensen, Kevin (Wendy) Christensen, Keith (Teresa) Christensen, […]

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 […]