Jeannette Griffith, 83, of Bridge City, died Tuesday, June 16, 2009, at The Meadows. Funeral services were held Friday at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange with burial at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens near Bridge City.
Born in Iowa, La. on April 5, 1926, she was the daughter of Oscar and Edna Breaux. Jeannette was a long time resident of the area, a member of St. Henry Catholic Church in Bridge City and had worked as an associate at Wal Mart in Bridge City.
Preceded in death by her husband, Alva J. Griffith, she is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Edna and Pete Jorgensen of Bridge City; granddaughter, Robyn Lusignan Newburn and her husband, Michael, of Houston; sister, Thelma Kolasci and her husband, Paul, of Bryan; brother, Moody Breaux and his wife, Judy, of Orange; and nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers were Preston Fuller, Phillip Fuller, Ronnie Burton, R.L. Burton, E.J. McKay, Jay Breaux, Robert Breaux and Calvin Wade.
Honorary pallbearer was Jeannette’s brother, Moody Breaux.
The family would like to express their appreciation to The Meadows and Odyssey Hospice for the love and care given to Jeannette.
Also, we wish to thank Sue Bellard for the many hours she spent with her Aunt Jeannette, giving of her time and unconditional love. We love you!
For those who wish, memorials may be directed to Odyssey Hospice, 550 Fannin Street, Suite 1230, Beaumont, Texas 77701-3313 or to the hospice of your choice.