Jean Duplantis, 83, of Bridge City, Texas, passed away on June 17, 2017, in Orange, Texas.Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, June 23, 2017, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City. Officiating will be Reverend Mark Bunch, of St. Paul Methodist Church in Bridge City. Burial will be held at 2:00 p.m., at Davis Cemetery in Jasper County.Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Thursday, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City.Born in Groves, Texas, on May 19, 1934, Jean was the daughter of Henry McCelland Schutter and Lola Allie Mae Bolyard. In 1957 she married the love of her life, “Boots” and they were known as “Boots and Jeans”. She was a faithful member of St. Paul United Methodist Church in Bridge City. Jean worked at Snooper’s Paradise for 39 years. She was a very talented quilter, seamstress, and enjoyed making patterns and crocheting.She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 36 years, H.J. “Boots” Duplantis; and her parents, Henry and Lola.Jean is survived by her children, Connie Hanks and husband Robert, of Orangefield and Russell Duplantis and wife Paula, of Kirbyville; grandchildren, Amy Charlie and husband Andrew, Mark Duplantis and wife Marcie, Lillie Parker and spouse James Oceguera, Robert Wayne “Buddy” Hanks, and Rodney Alan Hanks; great- grandchildren, Ashlynn Howard and husband Steven, James Robert Hanks, Mason Ray Sonnier, Houston James Sonnier, Gabriel Sonnier, Luke Parker and Jathaniel Oceguera; and her cat, Charlie.Serving as pallbearers will be Mason Ray Sonnier, Houston James Sonnier, Gabriel Sonnier, James Oceguera, Andrew Challie, and Robert Hanks. Honorary pallbearer is Mark Duplantis.

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