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Morris E. "Mo" Tarleton Jr.

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With great sadness, we mourn the sudden loss of MORRIS E. "Mr. Mo" TARLETON, JR. who passed away on November 5th. He was born April 2, 1949 in New Orleans, Louisiana to Joan and Morris Tarleton. Mo graduated from Louisiana State University in 1972 with a degree in business. While at LSU, Mo attended ROTC and was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Reserves in 1972. He went on to work for Unisys and the City of Houston in IT project management. Mo married Sherry Mendoza in 1975 and became the proud father of daughters Kimberly in 1981 and Kelly in 1983. His passions for family, friends, and rescuing animals will be greatly missed. Morris is survived by his wife Sherry of Houston; two daughters, Kimberly and Kelly of Houston; his mother, Joan Tarleton of Boxford, Massachusetts; brother Bill Tarleton of Baton Rouge, Louisiana; brother Jeff Tarleton of Reisterstown, Maryland; and many cousins, nephews and nieces. Memorial services were held Saturday, November 8, 2008, at Klein Funeral Home, 1400 West Main, Tomball, Texas 77375. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Noah's Ark Animal Sanctuary, 281-351-6624, www.noahs-ark-sanctuary.org.

Published in Houston Chronicle from Nov. 8 to Nov. 9, 2008
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