Category Archives: Obituaries

Betty Parsons

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Betty Jane Parsons, 81, of Orange, passed away Thursday, Nov. 20, at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont following an illness. Born July 21, 1933 in Bald Knob, Ar. to Lonnie Aldridge and Nettie Bell (Rooks) Aldridge, she was a resident of

Rodley Faulk

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Rodley Joseph Faulk, 77, of Bridge City, passed away Nov. 21, at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 25, at St. Henry Catholic Church. Officiating will be Father Steve Leger.

Kenneth Richard

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The Celebration of Life for Mr. Kenneth “Stickhorse” Richard, 58, of Orange will be Tuesday, Nov. 25, at 2:00 p.m. during Memorial Services at St. Therese Catholic Church. He died Nov. 16, 2014 at Baptist Hospital Beaumont. An Orange native,

Curtis Armstrong

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“We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.” -Winston Churchhill Curtis Lavergne Armstrong was born in Orange, May 9, 1921 to Curtis Lamar Armstrong and Mary Ethel Hatton Armstrong. A grandson of

Normandine Vann

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Normandine Gunter Vann, 88, of Orange, passed away peacefully Nov. 20. Visitation will be from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm, Sunday, Nov. 23, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Funeral services will be at 2:00pm, Monday, Nov. 24, at Claybar Funeral Home in

Dorothy Burks

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Dorothy Hebert Burks passed away peacefully Nov. 19, in Richmond, TX. She was born Feb. 8, 1923 in Cow Island, La., to Jerome and Lillian Hebert. She retired from the City of Orange after working for many years in the

Mary Land

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Mary June Land, 90, of Bridge City, passed away Nov. 18, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont. A Mass of Christian burial will be at 2:00pm, Friday, Nov. 21, at St. Henry Catholic Church in Bridge City. Officiating will be Father

Justin Lakey

Justin Douglas Lynn Lakey, 25, of Orange, died Sunday, Nov. 16, in Beaumont. He worked as an iron worker for Performance Contractors. Funeral will be held at Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor Thursday Nov. 20, at 2:00 p.m. Internment will be

Beau McClelland

Beau McClelland, 44, of Orange died in Port Lavaca Nov. 18. He loved taking care of his cows. Visitation will be held at Pine Forest Baptist Church Friday Nov. 21, at 6:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held at Pine

Elvis Jones

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The Celebration of Life for Mr. Elvis Lionel Jones, 51, of Port Arthur, will be Saturday at 10:00 a.m., at the Salem United Methodist Church. Rites of Christian burial will follow in Magnolia Memorial Gardens under the direction of Sparrow Funeral

Paula Wyatt

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Paula Veazey Wyatt, 85, of Orange passed away Saturday, Nov. 15,  at Baptist Hospital in Orange. She was born Jan. 2, 1929 in Pecan Island, Louisiana to Elizabeth (Maier) and Numa Veazey. She has been a resident of the Orange area

Mary Paul

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Mary Agnes Paul, 77, of Orange passed away Saturday, Nov. 15, at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont.Mary was born on March 24, 1937 in Gadeaux, La., to Euphrazie (Meaux) and Joe Bertrand. She had lived in the Orange area for 55

Crystle Wise

Crystal Wise

Crystle Rae Wise was born in Port Arthur, Jan. 6, 1961. She is preceded in death by her partner Gail Graham and recent loss of her 14 year old dog Sasha. Crystle worked for Firestone Polymers in Orange, for 22

Robert Walter

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Robert “Bob” Esco Walter, 72, of Moulton and formerly of Orange, passed away Nov. 14, at U.T. Southwestern Hospital in Dallas. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 19, at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church

Keith Slaughter

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Keith Slaughter, 60, of Orange, passed away Nov. 15, at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont. A graveside service will be 1:00 pm, Wednesday, Nov. 19, at Autumn Oaks Cemetery in Orange. Officiating will be his nephew Wesley Smith. Visitation will be at

Clifford Benoit

Clifford “Cliff” Joseph Benoit, 71, of Hemphill, died Monday at his home in the El Camino Bay community near Hemphill. Cliff was born in Port Neches, to Clifford and Edith Broussard Benoit. He worked as an electrical instrumentation engineer for INE. Cliff

Brittany Sheppard

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Brittany Elaine Sheppard, 30, of Orangefield, passed away Nov. 15, at her home. Funeral services will be at 11:00 am, Wednesday, Nov. 19, at First Baptist Church in Orangefield. Officiating will be teh Rev. Ed Rawls of Silver Oaks Baptist Church

Glen Clawson

Glen Clawson, 63, of Vidor, passed away at his home Wednesday, Nov. 12th. He loved hunting, fishing, football, baseball and riding four wheelers. He trained and owned race horses including his own horse “Legacy of Class”. Glen liked to make

Ruth Walker

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Ruth “Bootsie” Mae Walker, 88, of Bridge City, passed away  Nov. 15, surrounded by her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. The funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 18, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City. Officiating will be Pastor

Pauline Soape

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Pauline Little Soape, 74, a long time Vinton resident, passed away peacefully on Nov. 15, after a gradual decline in health. A native of Hackberry, Pauline attended various schools throughout the South and Southwest United States as her family moved

Velma Dement

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Velma Marie Dement, 82, of Mauriceville passed away Friday, Nov. 14, at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont. She was born July 19, 1932 in Newton County, to Martha Vincent (Levine) and Jim Frank Hutson. She had lived in the Mauriceville area