George Mejia, age 55, beloved brother and long term resident of Katy/Houston, Texas, found restful peace with Our Lord in Heaven on Saturday, June 6, 2009, after succumbing to a long-term illness. George was a very kind and humble soul who was loved and will be sorely missed by his immediate family.
The Family will receive visitors at Carnes Brothers Funeral Home on Thursday, June 11, 2009, from 2:00 pm until 8:00 pm. The Rosary will be recited at 6:30 pm. George will be cremated.
A Memorial Mass will be held 11:00 am Friday, June 12, 2009 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Father Niall Nolan officiating. Burial of ashes will follow at La Marque City Cemetery in La Marque, TX.
George was born and raised in Galveston, TX, on March 7, 1954, to parents Elena Navarro and Charles Mejia, Jr. and was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. In 1980, he relocated to the Houston area where he was employed as a clerk at Randall's Food Market in Sugar Land, TX, for 15 years.
George is preceded in death by his parents, sister Lydia Mejia, brothers Henry Flores and Richard Flores, and niece Melissa M. Mejia. Survivors include his sister and care giver Michaelita (Mickie) Mejia of Katy, sisters Maria Guzman of Sugar Land, and Rose Court and husband John of Texas City; brothers Charles Mejia, III and wife Susan of Shreveport, LA, and Victor Flores, Jr. of Texas City; nieces Belinda Castro and Gabriela Soto of Katy, and Dana Castro and Gilbert Gonzales of Fort Worth; nephews Christopher Guzman and Xavier Mejia of Katy; great niece Jasmine T. Guzman of Katy; aunts Mary Alvarado and Dorothy Mejia, and uncle Julius Mejia, all of Galveston. George is also survived by numerous other nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.
Friends may sign the register book and send the family condolences at www.CarnesBrothers.com/contactus. Please include the Mejia name.
"Death is powerless to sever...he is not dead, but has gone on to a brighter, more wonderful dawn."