Category Archives: Obituaries

Velma Cormier

Obit Cormier

Velma L. Cormier, 87, lifelong resident of Orange, passed away March 3, at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, March 7, at the United Pentecostal Church in Bridge City. Officiating will be the Rev.

Kay Trahan

Obit Trahan

Kay Trahan, 60, of Bridge City, passed away March 2, at Christus St. Elizabeth in Beaumont. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m., Friday, March 6, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City. Officiating will be the Rev. David Wagner

Charlene Wallace

Obit Charlene Wallace

Charlene Rue Wallace, 76, of Orange, passed away Feb. 27, at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont. Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m., Monday, March 2, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. Randy Branch and the Rev.

Mellie Duce

Mellie Duce, 101, of Orange, passed away March 1, at Orange Villa Nursing and Rehab in Orange. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, March 3, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. Darwin Parrott. Burial will

Butch Wallace

Wallace obit

W. W. “ Butch “ Wallace, 73, of San Augustine, formerly of Orange, passed away Thursday, Feb. 26, at the Colonial Pines Health Care Center in San Augustine. Born July 10, 1941 in Orange, to James “ Buck “ Wallace

Aubrey O’Neal

Aubrey Gordon O’Neal, 83, of Beaumont, passed away Feb. 27, at Jefferson Nursing and Rehabilitation in Beaumont. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, March 1, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. Lynn Ashcraft

Ruth Fournier

Obit Fournier

Ruth Stevens Fournier, 94, of Bridge City, passed away Feb. 23, at Sabine House in Orange. Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 26, at St. Paul United Methodist Church in Bridge City. Officiating will be the Rev. Mark

Neal Westmoreland

Neal Westmoreland, 39, of Orange, died Saturday, Feb. 21. He was born Nov. 30, 1975, to Sheri Lyn Breaux and Richard “Ricky” Dennis Westmoreland, in Dallas. Neal was a disabled veteran spending about five years with the United States Coast

Laura Clary

Obit Clary

Laura Alice Hughes Clary, 93, died at home in Orange, Feb. 23, surrounded by her family. She was born in Taylor, AR July 21, 1921. She was preceded in death by her parents George H. Hughes and Celia Elizabeth Boyette Hughes;

Joseph Hollier

Joseph Louis Hollier, 55, of Vidor, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 17, at his home. Memorial services will be Saturday, Feb. 28, at 2:00 p.m. at Friendship Bible Baptist Church in Vidor. He was preceded in death by his mother, Katherine Alleman

Margie Haley

Obit Haley

Margie Fay Blacksher Haley, 78, of Orange passed away Sunday, Feb. 22, at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont. Margie was a lifelong resident of Orange; born Feb. 26, 1936 to Hazel (Hoffpauir) and Shelby Mulhollan. She was a member of the

Ida Knight

Obit Knight

Ida May Durham Knight, 68, of Vidor died Sunday, Feb. 22, at The Meadows Nursing Home in Orange. A native of Colmesneil, she was a lifelong resident of Vidor. She liked to take pictures, travel, and spending time with her

Nora Schlicher

Nora Juanita Schlicher, 88, of Orange passed away Sunday, Feb. 22, at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont. She was born Nov. 26, 1926 in Orangefield, to Clara (Boudreaux) and Lawrence Sittig. She had lived most of her life in the Orangefield area

James Freeman

James Allen Freeman, 44, of Orange, passed away Feb. 17, at his home. A graveside service and interment will be 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 24, at Deweyville Cemetery. Officiating will be Brother Damon Bickham. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.,

Betty DeYoung

Obit DeYoung

Betty Nixon DeYoung, 84, of Houston, formerly of Port Arthur, passed away peacefully Friday, Feb. 20. The family takes solace in knowing that she is now in the loving arms of our Heavenly Father. She was born on March 23,

Mary Allen

Mary Sue Allen, 66, of Orange, passed away Feb. 15, at her home. A graveside service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, Feb.  25, at Haven of Rest Cemetery near China. She is survived by her boyfriend, Barry Wiggins; daughter,

Dioris Thibodeaux

Obit Thibodeaux

Dioris Marie Thibodeaux, 86, of Port Acres, died peacefully at her home Friday, Feb. 20. She was born Feb. 6, 1929 to Ida and Clovis Lavergne in Church Point, La. Dioris was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt,

Gerald Miller

Obit. G Miller

Gerald Miller, 63, of Orange, died Friday, Feb. 20, at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, Feb. 23, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City with Father Kevin Badeaux officiating.  Burial will follow at

Laura Donnaud

Obit Donnaud

Laura Sue Donnaud, 85, of Little Cypress, died Friday, Feb. 20, at Mid Jeff Extended Care in Nederland. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25, in the chapel of Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Burial will follow

Doris Jackson

Obit Jackson D.

The Celebration of Life for Mrs. Doris Jackson, 93, of Vinton, will be Tuesday, Feb. 24, at 11:00 a.m. at the St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church. Rites of Christian Burial will follow in Hollywood Community Cemetery under the direction of Sparrow

Janice Wilkinson

Obit Wilkinson

Janice M. Wilkinson, 78, of Orangefield, passed away Feb. 19, at Oakwood Manor in Vidor. A memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 22, at First Baptist Church in Orangefield with Bro. Cody Hogden, pastor, officiating. Visitation will