Nichols Jr., Hamilton James b. October 18, 1924 d. July 6, 2013 Professional Football Player. For four seasons (1947 to 1949 and 1951), he played at the guard and linebacker positions in the National Football League with the Chicago Cardinals and Green Bay Packers. Born Hamilton James Nichols, Jr. he attended Mirabeau B. Lamar High School in Texas and played collegiate football at Rice University. His studies yielded to his service with the United States Navy (stationed in the South Pacific Theater) during World War II. He returned to resume his athletics...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Forest Park Cemetery, Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
Schatz, Debora Sue b. September 16, 1960 d. June 7, 1984 United States Postal Carrier. Believed to be the first female letter carrier murdered in the line of duty. In August 1985, Congress authorized a name change of the post office where she was based from Westchase Rogerdale Station to the Debora Sue Schatz Station. In January 2001, a new 34,000 sq. ft. post office was dedicated to replace the old building. A memorial to Debora is located inside the new post office.
Tucker, Karla Faye b. November 18, 1959 d. February 3, 1998 Criminal. Convicted of committing murder with a pickaxe, she found religion in prison, and worked to draw support for the prevention of her execution, which was ultimately carried out in February 1998. She was the first woman executed in the State of Texas in 135 years. Forest Park Cemetery, Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
Wilson, Trey b. January 21, 1948 d. January 16, 1989 Actor. Real name Donald Yearnsley Wilson III. A native of Houston, Texas, Wilson is best known for his role as Nathan Arizona Huffhines, Sr. in "Raising Arizona" (1987). He also portrayed the father of singer Pat Benatar in her "Love Is A Battlefield" music video, in which she plays a runaway. His other credits include the films "Drive-In" (1976), "Three Warriors" (1978), "Vampire Hookers" (1978), "Three-Way Weekend" (1980), "Big Blonde" (1980), "A Soldier's Story" (1984), "F/X" (1986), "End Of...[Read More] (Bio by: K) Forest Park Cemetery, Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA