Marva Keele Culver, age 67, of Katy, Texas passed on April 1,2014 at Houston Hospice.
Marva began her career as a Secretary at Lone Star Gas. She then worked at various positions at Houston Oil and Minerals and Tenneco. She ended her career in the gas business as a contact administrator with Amoco Gas. She was proud to have been one of the first women elected to the Houston Gas Men Association. She then began a career was a reporter for The Katy Times and The Fort Bend Mirror.
Marva attended HISD and graduated from Sam Houston high school in 1964. She continued her education at the University of Houston earning a BA degree in Journalism, Summa Cum Laude and membership in Sigma Tau Delta (the International English Honor Society) in 1992.
Marva is survived by her husband James L Culver. Her cousins Shirley Miller of Spring , Texas and LaVerne Ludwick of Tyler, Texas.. Her nieces Tina Culver, Deanna Culver, Stacie Culver of Smyrna , Tenn.
Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, April 5, 2014 at Waltrip Funeral Directors. Services will begin at 12 Noon in the Waltrip Chapel. Interment will be in Forest Park East Cemetery.