Kathleen "Katy" Damon

May 17, 1927March 30, 2013

Kathleen "Katy" Marshall Damon passed away quietly Saturday, March 30, 2013, surrounded by her children at Methodist West Hospital in Houston, Texas. She was a resident of West University Place for more than 50 years. Katy was born May 17, 1927 in Detroit, Michigan to Frank and Alice Marshall. She graduated from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri in 1948, and became a reporter for the newspaper in Hobbs, N.M. She later worked for the Corpus Christi Caller Times, the Port Arthur News, various public relations services, and was co-owner of Fred Damon Photographics of Houston, TX. She was a regular columnist for the West University Place Argus Weekly in the 1970's. Katy married Fred D. Damon on March 7, 1953, who preceded her in death in 1986. She is survived by her children: Daniel F. Damon of Balmorhea, Texas; Elizabeth Richardson of San Antonio, Texas, and Margaret Dice of Houston, Texas; her grandchildren Kathleen Harty, Robert, Todd, and Michael Richardson; Brian, Parker, and Andrew Dice; and great-grandaughter Aubry Candance Harty. Katy was staunch Democrat, a former Girl Scout leader, past president of the Society Professional Photographers Association, volunteered with the West University Senior Citizen's Center, and was an active participant in West University community activities. The family requests donations made in lieu of flowers to Houston Public Radio, PO Box 4878, Houston, TX 77210-4878 or to the March of Dimes Visitation will be 6:30-8:30 pm on Monday, April 1, 2013 and funeral service will be 10 am April 2, 2013 at Memorial Oaks Cemetery, 13001 Katy Freeway, Houston, TX 77079.


  • Visitation Monday, April 1, 2013
  • Memorial Service Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Kathleen "Katy" Damon

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Jack Krohn

June 5, 2013

your mother was a great person. I spent many years on the SPI board with her. she hosted the SPI board meetings for many years. she will be very missed

April 2, 2013

Dan,Beth,Margaret and families
From Ontario, Canada
Fond memories of visits from you all
Many beautiful pictures by Katy
her family was so special to her
You will cherish many memories
Thinking of you
love Don and Shirley Campbell

Maud Lipscomb

April 1, 2013

Dear Margaret,
Your Mom and I had a lot of fun together beginning with leading your Girl Scout troop, then years later sharing a studio, and finally with your marriage to Kirk having the good fortune of being in the same extended family. My prayers are with you and your boys. Love Maud

April 1, 2013

To the family, during this very sad time, please continue to lean on "The God of All of Comfort" 2nd Cor. 1:3-4.

Sister Deenan Hubbard

April 1, 2013

Dear Dan, Beth Ann and Margaret, you had the most wonderful parents, and it was my privaledge to have known them. It was a blessing to me to watch you all grow up and to watch your parents parent, love, care for and be so proud of each of you. You all are a great example of "family." Thank you for letting me witness it all. Now your parents are together again in the direct presence of their Creator...happy forever.