Dr. Alvin Louis Griffith,88, born July 6, 1927 in Port Arthur, Texas, died Feb. 1. Griffith was the founder of Oak Forest Veterinary Clinic.
Agnes E. Haney, 88, born April 6, 1927 in Plantersville, Texas, died Feb. 6, after a brief illness. A resident of Lazybrook for over fifty years, she was a member of SPJST Lodge No. 88 and Sons of Hermann, Edelweiss Lodge. Preceded in death by her husband of sixty-two years, Thomas, she is survived by her children Joyce Coggin, Sheila Brock and Dennis Haney, along with numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Irene D. Zoch, 84, born Dec. 21, 1931 in Talala, Okla., died Jan. 28. Zoch was employed by Exxon Oil Company, retiring after 38 years of service. A faithful member of Trinity Lutheran Church since the 1960s, she served as a choir member and volunteered in various church groups. She is survived by her predeceased husband’s children, grandchildren, and a great-granddaughter. Memorial contributions may be made to the Trinity Lutheran Church Organ Fund, 800 Houston Ave., Houston 77007.
Beatriz M. Villarreal, 77, born March 11, 1938, died Feb. 7. She is survived by her husband, Eriberto Villarreal, daughter Nora Garza, son Oscar Villarreal, brother Margarito Macias, and three grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11. A rosary will be recited at 7 p.m., at Heights Funeral Home. A funeral liturgy is scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 4918 Cochran St.