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John Russell Houston, Jr
Birth: Sep. 13, 1920
Mercer County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Feb. 2, 2003
Fort Lee
Bergen County
New Jersey, USA

On Feb. 2, 2003, John Russell Houston,Jr., of Fort Lee, NJ, made his transition.

Born in Trenton, NJ, migrated to Newark at an early age. Beloved son of the late
John Russell Houston Sr. and the late Sarah Elizabeth Collins Houston. John was
predeceased by his brother, Henry A. Houston.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara Peggy Houston, and their daughter, Alana,
and from his former union with Cissy Houston, his sons, Gary (Pat), Michael
(Donna) and daughter, Whitney (Bobby), and from the former union with Elsie
Hamilton his eldest son, John Russell Houston III (Barbara); his eight
grandchildren and four greatgrandchildren; also many nieces, nephews, cousins,
other relatives and many many friends.

A celebration of his life was held Friday 11am at St. James A.M.E. Church, 588
Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd., Newark, NJ. Interment followed at the Fairview
Cemetery, Westfield, NJ. Visitation was held Thursday 4pm - 8pm at the church.

Arrangements by WHIGHAM FUNERAL HOME. 
Family links: 
  John Russell Houston (1896 - 1973)
  Sarah Elizabeth Collins Houston (1895 - 1986)
  Whitney Houston (1963 - 2012)*
*Calculated relationship
Fairview Cemetery
Union County
New Jersey, USA
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Record added: Oct 02, 2008
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