Earl Cooke, 96, born March 20, 1921 in Hempstead, died April 2. He was retired from his career at Sandoz Pharmaceuticals, as a Medical Sciences Liaison. Survivors include his son Douglas Cooke, and daughter Susan Cooke Pena, six grandchildren and a great-grandson.
Georgia Helen Copeland, 98, born Jan. 29, 1919 in New Willard, Texas, died April 7. Copeland was a member of Baptist Temple for more than 50 years. Survivors include her children Brian R. Copeland and Susan Sirnic, and two grandchildren.
Opal Starr Doss, 97, born Oct. 23, 1919 in Elkhart, Texas, died April 6. Doss coiffured more than 1,600 heads of hair for Heights and nearby funeral homes. She is survived by her son, Allen Doss, three grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.
Martha Elizalde, 58, born Oct. 8, 1958, died April 4.
James Elbert Padgett, 84, born Aug. 8, 1932, died April 1.
Raymond L Reeves, 95, born April 13, 1921 in Garden Valley, Texas, died April 11. He is survived by his brother Frank, and sister Effie Mae, and a special friend Aline Kidwell.
Lucy Pearl Romero, 85, born Nov. 25, 1931 in Elkhart, Texas, died April 4. She is survived by her children Connie Louise Dean, Tino Anthony Romero Jr., Marvin Romero, Curtis Wade Romero Sr., Deborah Lynn Shelton, Carl Davidson, and 17 grandchildren.
Augustine Gayle Bush Webb, 66, born Nov. 15, 1950, died April 4. She worked faithfully for the IRS for nearly 15 years in the small business department. She took night classes at St. Thomas University in pursuit of her Master of Business Administration and began a long career at Houston Community College where she taught accounting classes and eventually became the Bursar. Webb is survived by her son Jonathan Royce Webb, siblings Yvonne Dalferes, Audrey Jean Bush, Maurice Bush, Rose Bush, Renald Bush, Lorraine Peddada, Patrick Bush, Ann Bush, and Edward Bush.
Evelyn L. Widacki, 86, born Sept. 23, 1930 in Bremond, Texas, died April 14. She is survived by her sister Helen Jenswold, children Eugenia Liebscher, Elaine Van Houten, Mary Jo Janacek and Debbie Wilganowski, 12 grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.