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Grady L. Houze, Sr.

May 15, 1934 — February 10, 2023

Gulfport

Mr. Grady Lee Houze, Sr. departed this earthly life on Friday February 10, 2023, in Gulfport, MS, surrounded by his loved ones. He was 88 years of age, born on March 15, 1934, in Frankville, AL, where he attended Washington County School system.

Mr. Grady was a loving and devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He loved spending time with his grandkids and great grandkids. Mr. Grady married his Queen Mrs. Sylvia Houze on June 22, 1958, they have spent 65 lovely years together. Mr. Grady really enjoyed his job as a brick mason, he worked for J.O. Collins. He built many things around the coast, including his neighbor's mailboxes. When he retired in the early 2000's, he would like to sit around and watch tv at his bar/table. He enjoyed soap operas, wrestling, gardening, cooking and sports. He was a New Orleans Saints fan. Mr. Grady was a quiet man who knew his own mind and kept his own counsel.

Mr.Grady was preceded in death by his father William Henry Houze, his mother Bertha Capers, and stepfather Sanders Capers, brother Albert Henry Houze, sister Hattie Pearl Tennort, and son Stevie Houze.

Mr. Grady is survived by his lovely wife Mrs. Sylvia Houze, and five children, Janet (Ray, deceased) Fletcher of Biloxi, MS, Willie(Julie) Houze of Tacoma, WA, Carolyn(Steve) Thompson of Shreveport, LA, Gradie(Jackie) Houze of New Braunfels, TX, Sandra(Joe) McCullom of Gulfport, MS, and ten grandchildren, Victor Williams, Eric Houze, Samantha Kasper, Tatanisha Wright, Tiffany Alexis and Sylvia Houze, Grady Houze Ill, LaTonya McCullom, Bryan McCullom, and Nicholas McCullom, 26 great-grandchildren and a host of close family and friends

Funeral services will be held on Friday, February 17, 2023, at Infinity Funeral Home Chapel at 3:00 pm.  

Infinity Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Mr. Grady Houze, Sr.   For inquiries, please call 228-436-6722.

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