Current Obituaries

Paul Thomas Haver, Sr.

Paul Thomas Haver, Sr. Paul Thomas Haver, Sr., was born on September 27, 1926, and took his departure from this world on July 11, 2014. In death, he joins the love of his life, Mary Kathryn "Kitty" Haver; as well as his parents, Jesse and Edna Haver; and his brother, Jake and wife Joyce. Left to celebrate his life are his four children; daughter, Jan Mitchell and husband Joe; son, Tommy Haver and wife Lena; son, Chris Haver and wife Deborah; and son, Bruce... (more)

Ernest Elmo Straley, Jr.

Ernest Elmo Straley, Jr. Ernest E. "Corky" Straley, Jr., born October 15, 1938 in Midland, Texas to Ernest E. Sr. and Alfa L. Straley, passed away on Wednesday, June 25, 2014, in Houston, Texas. Corky was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest Sr. and Alfa. He is survived by his loving wife, Shaveevan Straley, whom he married on October 18, 1977 in Thailand. He is also survived by his daughters, Shannon Straley of Frisco, Texas, and Michelle Straley of... (more)

Davis Wyatt Wetmore

Davis Wyatt Wetmore Davis Wyatt Wetmore, born May 12, 1939 in Galveston, Texas to Sherman and Alys Wetmore, passed away on Tuesday, June 17, 2014, in Houston, Texas. A visitation with the family will begin at 7:00 p.m. with a Vigil for the Deceased at 7:30 p.m., on Friday, June 20, 2014 at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 10330 Hillcroft Street, in Houston, Texas. A Requiem Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, June 21, 2014 at St. Thomas More... (more)

David Burgin

David Burgin C. David Burgin, age 75, born February 12, 1939 in Somerset, Kentucky to Lester and Lillian Burgin, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, June 16, 2014 in Houston, Texas. David was a newspaper executive who served as editor-in-chief of seven American dailies. In a career of more than 50 years, David served as a mentor to dozens of reporters and writers, including Pulitzer Prize recipients. "Innovation is inspiration" and "A good idea by... (more)

Kelly Devlin

Kelly Devlin Kelly Kissinger Devlin, born May 24, 1970, in Longview, Texas, to Edwin Kissinger and Kathy Hogg, passed away on June 14, 2014, in Houston, TX. Kelly was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Edwin F. and Grace Kissinger; maternal grandparents, Mack and Nancy Yates; and first cousin, Jeremy Chapman. Kelly is survived by her loving husband, Patrick James Devlin; their children, Conor James (age 15) and Tara Ann-Kathryn (age 10);... (more)

Ron Chavira

Ron Chavira A memorial service honoring the life of Ron will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, April 5, 2014 at Joseph J. Earthman Generations, 234 Westcott Street in Houston, Texas (more)

Carolyn Shaw

Carolyn Shaw Carolyn Shaw's life started typically but became a profound spiritual journey; born from adversity and finished on her own terms. Carolyn was born on April 8th, 1934. Her life began normally in Waco, Texas as the daughter of Samuel Guynes and Kathrine Boice. Carolyn, as a young child grew up in a few different places and households; but all of them more typical than not. She particularly adored the time she spent at her beloved Grandmother... (more)

Lawrence B. James

Lawrence B. James LAWRENCE BERNARD JAMES of Houston died March 24, 2014. He was a generous and outgoing man with a wonderful sense of humor and a ready smile. Larry was born in Houston on March 15, 1923 to John Bernard James and Elizabeth Werner James. There he attended Blessed Sacrament Parish School and graduated from St. Thomas High School in 1940. He later earned a B.A. degree from the University of Houston. A proud veteran, he served in Europe with... (more)

Michael D. Woodward

Michael D. Woodward Michael Dewey Woodward, age 64, born April 18, 1949 in Moline, Illinois to Carlos and Maxine Woodward, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 in Houston, Texas. A memorial service honoring the life of Michael will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Palmer Episcopal Church, 6221 Main Street in Houston, Texas. (more)

Rozzano Zamorano

Rozzano Zamorano Rozzano "Rozz" Zamorano, age 44, born February 5, 1970 in Corpus Christi, Texas to Roland and Esveidi Tovar, passed away peacefully on Friday, February 21, 2014 in Houston, Texas. Rozz is survived by his parents, Roland and Esveidi; brother, Ronnie and his wife Sherry; niece, Savannah Marie; as well as numerous members of his extended family throughout south Texas. A graduate of Memorial High School, class of 1988, and contiued his... (more)