Mark Vern, 46, passed away May 12, 2015. The family will receive friends Thursday, May 14, 2015 at Klein Funeral Home from 6-8pm. Funeral services will be Friday at 10:30am at Foundry United Methodist Church, 8350 Jones Rd. Interment will follow at Klein Memorial Park-CyFair. The Vern family would like to send a heartfelt “Thank You” to all nurses and doctors on the entire Main 8th floor of Methodist Medical Center, Dr. Beinart, Dr. Kew, Dr. Iyer, Dr. Kammble, the entire bone marrow team and Houston Hospice for their exceptional care. Klein Funeral Home - CyFair NorthWest, 9719 Wortham Blvd., Houston, TX 77065, (832) 678-3900

BILLIE MARTIN HUGHES, 85, of Katy, Texas, passed away Sunday, May 10, 2015, in Houston, Texas. She was born July 23, 1929, in Houston, Texas, the daughter of David Odessa and Anna Cooper Martin. Billie was an active member of the First United Methodist Church in Houston, where she was the prayer group leader. She enjoyed cooking, gardening and especially loved time spent with her family. Billie is survived by her SONS: Nelson Hughes and his wife Susan, of Tomball, Ron Hughes of Katy, and Greg Hughes and his wife, Edita, of Katy; SISTER: Gail Trice and her husband, Mike, of Houston; GRANDCHILDREN: Duke, Tanya, David, Duncan, Anna and Brandon; GREAT GRANDCHILDREN: Jayden, Keegan, Addison, Duke T. and Jessie. She is preceded in death by her brothers, Sydney and Walter Martin. Visitation will be held 6:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M., Wednesday, May 13, 2015, at the Schmidt Funeral Home Chapel in Brookshire. Graveside Service will be held Thursday, May 14, 2015, in the Pattison Cemetery. Friends who wish may make memorial gifts to the: St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Funeral arrangements under the direction of the Schmidt Funeral Home, P.O. Box 248, 819 Waller Avenue, Brookshire, Texas 77423. (281)934-2424 – www.schmidtfunerals.com

Funeral Services for Ms. Corinthia N. Cunningham-Williams “Nikki” age 22 of College Station, TX are scheduled for 11am Sat. May 16, 2015 at Royal High School 34499 Royal Rd. Brookshire, Texas 77423 with: Rev. F. Rollins Eulogist. Visitation will be held at the school on Saturday 9am to 11am with: burial in Brookshire Cemetery Brookshire, TX. Ms. Corinthia “Nikki” a Student at Texas A & M passed away on May 3, 2015. Final arrangements are entrusted to the care of Gooden Funeral Home 1716 Avenue E, Rosenberg, TX 77471 PH: 281-342-9169

HIGINO R. GARCIA, 59, of Brookshire, Texas, passed away Monday, May 4, 2015, in Katy, Texas. He was born November 2, 1955, in Wharton, Texas, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jessie Garcia. Higino grew up and attended schools in Rosenberg, Texas. After graduating from Lamar High School. He went to work for the Hudson Products Corporation where he was employed for over 39 years in International Sales. He lived in numerous places but has called Brookshire “home” since 2009. A simple man, Higino loved golfing, fishing and playing poker. He is survived by his DAUGHTER: Wendy Garcia of Sugar Land, Texas; TWO SONS: Gene Garcia of Brookshire, Texas, and Patrick Garcia of Sugar Land, Texas; TWO SISTERS: Connie Nieto and Nora Mendoza, both of Rosenberg, Texas; and FIVE GRANDCHILDREN: Bethany, Christian, Brianna, Bailey and Madline. Higino was preceded in death by his parents, and his brother, Guadalupe Garcia. Visitation was held Saturday, May 9, 2015, at 5:00 P.M. at the Schmidt Funeral Home Chapel in Brookshire. Memorial Service followed at 6:00 P.M. with Pastor Beverly Vaughn officiating. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Schmidt Funeral Home, 819 Waller Avenue, PO Box 248, Brookshire, TX 77423 - (281) 934-2424 - www.schmidtfunerals.com

Mary McDougall Porter Wilde, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, passed away peacefully on April 23, 2015. She was born October 17, 1930, to John Groves and Catherine McAndrew Porter in Battle Creek, Michigan. Mary graduated as a Registered Nurse from St. Luke’s Hospital in Chicago. She enjoyed her years as School Nurse at St. Thomas Moore Catholic School in Houston. She was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, John (Hal) Wilde, her parents, and brother John Groves Porter, Jr. Survivors include daughters Julie Fred and her husband Randy of St. Mary’s, KS, Cindy Reeves and her husband Randy of Tomball, TX, Laura Turk and her husband Tom of Bulverde, TX, 18 loved grandchildren, 1 greatgranddaughter, and many friends. Mary was a devout Catholic and adoring wife and mother. Visitation and rosary  was Wednesday, April 29 from 6-8 p.m., Klein Funeral Home, Tomball  TX. Funeral Mass was held Thursday, April 30th, 11 a.m. at Prince of Peace Catholic  Church Mary Chapel in Houston, TX. Interment will be in Our Lady of Peace Cemetery in St. Mary’s, Kansas. Pallbearers are her sonsin- law and grandsons. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be directed to The Lighthouse of Houston, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .