Mark Lloyd Church passed away peacefully April 24, 2013 at his home after a valiant battle with liver cancer. He is survived by his parents, Lee Roy and Nancy Church of Branson, MO. and his partner and best friend, Ron Dalton of Houston, TX. He is preceded in death by his brother, David Church. Mark was born October 18, 1959, and raised in Walnut, KS, where he attended the Methodist church and was a 3rd degree Mason. He moved to Houston in 1982 to pursue a career in retail management. He loved nature, charity work, animals, gardening, travel, and collecting Depression and Elegant Glassware and was a lifetime member of the Houston Glass Club. A true gentleman, Mark will be remembered for his laughter, integrity, loyalty, kindness and love for his friends and family. We will miss this sweet man, our Mark. A memorial celebration will be held at 6:00 p.m. Monday, April 29th with a reception immediately following at Bradshaw-Carter, 1734 W. Alabama, Houston, TX 77098. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the
(see website) or to help animals: B.A.R.C., P.O. Box 22568, Houston, TX 77227.
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BRADSHAW-CARTER FUNERAL HOME
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Published in Houston Chronicle on Apr. 28, 2013