Category Archives: Obituaries

Hank Shores

Obit Hank Shores

Hank Cecil Shores, born Sept. 1,1949 in Orange, passed away peacefully in Alamosa, Co., on Sept. 17. Hank was a 1967 graduate of Orangefield High School, attended Lamar University and the University of Texas at Austin. Shortly after graduating he

John Cleven

Obit Cleven

John Junior “ Sonny “ Cleven, 84, of Mauriceville, passed away Saturday, Sept. 13, at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont. Born Aug. 5, 1930 in Utica, Wi. to John Syvernious Cleven and Josephine Freda (Rahberger) Cleven, he was owner and operator

Leland Sonier, Sr.

Obit Leland Sonier

Leland Sonier, Sr., 72, of Orange, passed away Sept. 14, in Orange. Funeral services will be at 10:00 AM, Thursday, Sept. 18, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Burial will follow at Antioch Cemetery in Buna. Visitation will be from

James DeLoach, Jr.

James Berry DeLoach, Jr., passed away Sept. 11, at Catherine’s Hospital, after a long battle with an illness. He is now happy with his Lord, and family in heaven. James was born March 15, 1963 to James Berry DeLoach, Sr.

Raymond Masters

Obit Masters

Raymond Harold Masters, 67, of Orange, passed away Sept. 13, at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont. A memorial service will be at 2:00 PM, Thursday, Sept. 18, at Cove Baptist Church in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. Travis Hood and the

Opal Bartley

Obit Bartley

Opal C. “Tiny” Bartley 85, passed away Saturday, Sept. 13, at The Meadows Nursing Home in Orange. She was a lifelong native of Orange. , born March 20, 1929, to William and Susie (Moore) Perry who preceded her in death. Opal worked

Ruth Cooper

Obit Cooper

Ruth Ann Cooper, 71, of Orange, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving husband and family, Sept. 12. Funeral services will be at 2:00p.m., Monday, Sept. 15, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. David Millner of Calvary

Holland Bohannon

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Holland “Bo” Bohannon, 98, a resident of the Golden Triangle for over 40 years passed away peacefully from this life, surrounded by his family, Sept. 13, at his home in Port Neches. Holland “Bo” was born June 26, 1916 to

Shane Cassell

Shane Hollis Cassell, 27, of LaPorte, died Friday, Sept. 5, at Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston, of a brain aneurysm, and a massive brain hemorrhage. Shane was born June 17, and grew up in LaPorte. He graduated from LaPorte High

Juanita Vann Sastre-Mayo

Obit Vann Mayo

Juanita Vann Sastre-Mayo, 95, of Orange, passed away on Sept. 12, at The Meadows in Orange. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m., Monday, Sept. 15, at St. Henry Catholic Church in Bridge City. Officiating will be the Rev. George

Charles Johnson

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Charles Henry Johnson, 81, of Orange, died Wednesday, Sept. 10, at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at The Cowboy Church of Orange County, with the Rev. E. Dale Lee officiating. Burial will

Hazel Hooper

Obit Hazel Hoope

Hazel B. Hooper, 91, of New Braunfels, formerly of Orange, passed away Tuesday Sept. 9, in New Braunfels. She was born in Orange, on Dec. 9, 1922, to Davis and Agnes (Morgan) Bertrand. She married John Hooper April 22, 1942.

Daniel Ryder, Jr.

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Daniel T. “Dan” Ryder, Jr., 68, of Orange, passed away Sept. 10, at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont. Funeral services will be at 3:00 PM, Sunday, Sept 14, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. Randy Branch. Burial

Susan Wood

Susan Wood obit

Susan D. Wood, 53, of Vidor, died Monday, Sept. 1, at her residence. A native of Groves, Susan was a longtime resident of Vidor, and a cook with Gary’s Coffee Shop in Bridge City. Cremation arrangements were entrusted with Memorial Funeral

Richard Pachuca, Jr.

Richard Pachuca, Jr., 73, of Orange, passed away Sept. 10, at Baptist Hospital in Orange. Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m., Friday, Sept. 12, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Chaplain Kevin Trinkle. Burial will follow at

Horace W. Mouton

Obit Mouton, Horace W.

Horace W. Mouton, 90, of Orange, passed away Sept. 8, at Pinehurst Nursing and Rehabilitation in Orange. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 11, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Orange, with the Rev.

Virginia Sanford

Obit Sanford, Virginia

Virginia Sanford was born on Jan. 18, 1934 in Orange. Her parents were Forrest and Myra McDonald. She was married to Sandy Sanford, her high school sweetheart, for 54 years until his death in 2010. She attended and graduated from

Janie Ruth Sarver

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Janie Ruth Sarver, 56, of Deweyville passed away Sunday, Sept. 7. She was born June 4, 1958 in Orange to the late Pearl Alberta (Brown) and Melvin Lee Hutson. Janie was a life-long resident of the Deweyville and Orange areas.

Addie Jones

obit Addie Jones

The celebration of life for Mrs. Addie Laura Jones, 76, of Channelview, will be Saturday, Sept. 6, at 11:00 a.m. at the El Bethel Missionary Baptist Church. Rites of christian burial will follow in Hollywood Community Cemetery under the direction of

Jack Watson

Obit Jack Watson

Jack Tann Watson was born to Dr. Victor Dupree Watson & June Watson on March 2, 1947 in Bremerton, Washington and passed away in his home that he was so proud of on Sept. 1, with his family by his

Kenneth Gengo, Sr.

Obit Gengo

Kenneth Dean Gengo, Sr., 79, of Vidor, died Sept. 2, in his home after a long battle with pulmonary fibrosis. Ken was born in Orange to Charlie Gengo and Mabel Flanigan Gengo, on Sept. 24, 1934. After serving in the