Category Archives: Obituaries

Agnes Beaty

Obit Beaty

Agnes Belew Beaty, 80, of Buna, passed away Jan. 29, at her home. A graveside service will be at 1:00pm, Sunday, Feb. 1, at Waldrop Cemetery in Beckville. Officiating will be Brother Travis Arden of Brooks Community Chapel. Visitation will be

Joyce Melebeck

Obit Melebeck

The Celebration of Life for Mrs. Joyce M. Melebeck, 73, of Orange, will be Saturday, Jan. 31, at 11:00 a.m. at the Mount Olive Baptist Church. Rites of Christian burial will follow in Magnolia Memorial Gardens under the direction of Sparrow

Sue Brown

Obit S. Brown

Sue Brown, 62, of Orange, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 27, in Orange. Sue was born Jan. 24, 1953 in Orange to Melvin O. and Martha Ann (Baggett) Brown. She was a lifelong resident of Orange and a Homemaker. Sue was a

Margie Jones

Margie Jones, 89, of Winnie died Tuesday, Jan. 27, at The Arboretum Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Winnie. She was born Sept. 26, 1925, in Childress, to Frances Owens and James L. Adams. Mrs. Jones is survived by her sons, James

Harvey Sterling

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Harvey Lee Sterling, 69, of Pinehurst passed away Sunday, Jan. 25, at Baptist Hospital in Orange. Harvey was lifelong resident of Orange; born Dec. 19, 1945 in Orange to Naomi (Curl) and Sylvester Claude Sterling. He served his country in

Rodney LeJeune

Obit LeJeune

Rodney LeJeune, 79, of Nederland, died Sunday, Jan. 25, at Christus Hospital St. Elizabeth, Beaumont. He was born July 27, 1935, in Church Point, La, to Amada Matte and Gabriel LeJeune, and had been a longtime resident of the area.

Elroyce Johnson

Obit E. Johnson

Elroyce Johnson, 79, of Orange, passed away Friday, Jan. 23, at Methodist Hospital in Houston. Elroyce was born in Center, on April 4, 1935, to Dorris and Annie Johnson. He was a member of Cove Baptist Church and recently attended

Willie Amen

Obit Amen

Willie Jo Amen, 91, of Bridge City, passed away January 23, at Oakwood Manor Nursing Home in Vidor. Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 29, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City. Officiating will be Mr. Barry Jones of

Tyrell Sacra

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Tyrell “Pops” Sacra, 81, died Tuesday, Jan. 20, in Dayton, OH. A former resident of Vidor, Pops loved to fish and watch all types of sports. He enjoyed spending time with his family and was passionate about studying the word

Evett Daigle

Obit Daigle

Evett Daigle, 89, of Orange, passed away Jan. 23, at The Sabine House in Orange. A graveside service will be held at 2:00p.m., Sunday, Jan. 25, at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. Lynn Ashcraft. There

Glenda Kinder

Obit Kinder

Glenda Kinder, 63, of West Orange, passed away Jan. 23, at her home in West Orange. Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 27, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. Barry Bradley of First Baptist

Gary Flowers

Gary Paul Flowers, 58, of Bridge City, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 21, at his home. Funeral services will be at 12:00 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 24, at Winfree Baptist Church in Bridge City. Officiating will be Brother Donald Toutcheque. Visitation will

Nancy Drake

Nancy Clayton Drake, 47, died Wednesday, Jan. 21, at her residence. She loved to cook, fish, and listening to Johnny Cash. Nancy especially enjoyed taking care of people and considered herself a loving and nurturing person. She was a loving

Melvin Garrison

Obit Garrison

Melvin Homer “Mike” Garrison, 88, of Mauriceville, died Friday, Jan. 23, at Oakwood Manor Nursing Home in Vidor. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, Jan. 26, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. Ed Rawls,

Madge Sharp

Obit Sharp

Madge Lee Sharp, 86, a lifelong resident of Vidor died Monday, Jan. 19, in Beaumont. She was a member of Pine Forest Baptist Church since 1953 and a long time member of the Benevolent Committee at the church. She was

William Droddy

Obit Droddy

William “Bill” Lloyd Droddy left this world on Jan. 19. Bill was 76 years old and was the son of Addis and Artie Droddy. He was born in Orange, on Oct. 1, 1938. From a very young age Bill instinctively

James Jackson

Obit Jackson

James Roy “Red” Jackson, 78, of Ivanhoe passed away Jan. 14. He was born in Wells, Jan. 13, 1937 to Leroy and Una Peal Minter Jackson. Red married Wilda Ann Duos and they raised four children. He was a butcher

Beulah Odom

Obit Odom

The Celebration of Life for Mrs. Beulah Levier Odom will be held during a Mass of Christian burial, Saturday, Jan. 24, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Anne de Beaupre Catholic Church, 2810 Link Rd, Houston, TX 77009. Rites of Christian burial

Lanora Taylor

Obit Taylor

Lanora Jean Taylor, 75, of Orangefield, passed away Jan. 16, at her home. Funeral Service will be held Thursday, Jan. 22, at 1:00 pm, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City with the Rev. Clifton Rankin officiating. Burial will follow

Keith Jenkins

Keith Leo Jenkins, 41, of Orange passed away Wednesday, Jan. 7. A gathering of family and friends will be Wednesday, Janu.21, from 5:00 until 10:00 p.m. at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Cremation will follow under the direction of Claybar Haven of

Edna Broxson

Obit Broxson

Edna Belle Broxson, 72, of Kenefick, passed away Sunday, Jan. 18, at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital in Lake Charles.   Born March 24, 1942 in Merryville, La., to Wilburn Martin Broxson and Ella Mae (Pollock) Broxson, she lived in Kenefick for