Category Archives: Obituaries

Daisy M. Brister

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Daisy M. Brister, 82, of Vidor, died Sunday, March 24, at Oakwood Manor Nursing Home in Vidor. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange, with the Rev. Randy Miller, chaplain

Doyle Eric Ramsey, Jr.

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Doyle Eric Ramsey, Jr., 64, of Bridge City, died Sunday, March 24. A Graveside Service will be at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, at White House Cemetery in Lufkin. Officiating will be the Rev. Horace Fletcher, pastor of Hillcrest Baptist

Marjorie Howe

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Marjorie Howe, 90 of Orange, died peacefully, and joined her husband Marvin Earl Howe on Tuesday, March 12, in Waco. She was born on Aug. 2, 1922 in Akron, Ohio. She lived her life to the fullest, finding meaning in

Ella Mae Hamor

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Ella Mae Hamor, 81, of Deweyville, died Friday, March 22, at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont. Funeral Services will be at 2:00 p.m. Monday, March 25, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens near

Blanche Maurelle McDonald

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On March 20, Blanche Maurelle McDonald joined her husband of 45 years, Paul Manning McDonald, Sr. in our Heavenly Father’s House. Blanche was born April 19, 1923 in Eagle Lake, to Morell Grover Foster, Sr. and Blanche Sophia Seaholm. Blanche

Alvin Paul Brevell Jr.

Alvin Paul Brevell Jr., 74, of Orange passed away on Thursday, March 21, at Orange Villa Nursing Home. He was a native and lifelong resident of Orange; born on Dec. 6, 1938 to parents Elair (Morgan) and Alvin Paul Brevell

Esperanza “Hope” Perez

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Esperanza “Hope” Perez, of Vidor, died Wednesday, March 20, at Vidor Manor. Funeral Services will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 23, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. Paul Sumler, pastor of Our Lady

Mary Elizabeth Young Wilson

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Mary Elizabeth Young Wilson passed away on March 19, in Beaumont, surrounded by her loving family. She was native of Port Arthur; born on Feb. 26, 1938, to parents Martha Elizabeth (Cryer) and John Allen Young. Mary was a lifelong

Lloyd R. Cargill, Sr.

Lloyd R. Cargill, Sr., 81, of Vidor, died Sunday March 17, at Harbor Hospice House in Beaumont. A native of Bell County, Lloyd was a longtime resident of Vidor and was a retired night superintendent with N L Shafer. Lloyd

Henry M. “Buck” Fletcher

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The family of the late Henry M. “Buck” Fletcher will hold a Life Celebration service, Saturday, March 23, at 2:00 p.m., at JB’s BBQ, 5750 Old Hwy 90,  in Orange.

Betty Johnson Boyd

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Betty Johnson Boyd, 70, of Little Cypress, passed away Sunday, March 17, at her home after an illness. Born on July 11, 1942 in Leesville, La., to her parents, Eddie G. (Ford) Johnson and Fred M. Johnson, she had lived

Eileen Ruth Shine Mumbach

Eileen Ruth Shine Mumbach, of Orange, died Sunday, March 17, in Lake Charles. God called her home before dawn on St. Patrick’s Day, a feast beloved to her. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 a.m. Friday, March

Wayne Haley Brockett

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Wayne Haley Brockett, 77, of Beaumont, died on Friday, March 15,  after a brief illness. A lifelong resident of Beaumont, Wayne was born in Fort Worth, on Dec. 30, 1935 to Ellen and A.B. Brockett. Wayne graduated from Beaumont High

Verna Newman

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Graveside services for Verna Newman, 81, of Jasper will be 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, March 19, at Sanders Cemetery in Jasper. Visitation will be from 5:00. – 8:00 P.M. on Monday, March 18, at Stringer & Griffin Funeral Home. Verna died at

Thelma Worsham Hammers Beeson

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Thelma Worsham Hammers Beeson, 99, a resident of Orange for over 60 years, died Saturday, March 16, in Rockwall. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 20, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev.

Earl R. Pickering, Sr.

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Earl R. Pickering, Sr., 77, of Vidor died Friday, March 15, at Harbor Hospital in Beaumont. Earl was a native of Mystic, La., and was a longtime resident of Vidor. Earl was a retired welder/mechanic for Dupont in Beaumont and was

Donald Edward “ Don ” McCluskey

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Donald Edward “ Don ” McCluskey, 63, of Orange, passed away Thursday, March 14, at Baptist Hospital of Southeast Texas in Orange after a long struggle with illness. Born on Sept. 26, 1949 in Carrollton, MS., to his parents, Edward

Ronald “Ronnie” Wane Strahan

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Ronald “Ronnie” Wane Strahan, 67, of Orange, died Friday, March 15, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital in Houston. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 19, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. Joseph

W.L. “Dub” Mattox, Jr.

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W.L. “Dub” Mattox, Jr., 85, of Buna, passed away on Thursday, March 14,  at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont. Funeral Services will be at 10:00 a.m. Monday, March 18, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange, with the Rev. Jeremy Walton

James Farrell Thomas

James Farrell Thomas was born on September 8, 1943 in Knoxville, Tn.  He gave up his spirit on March 14, at the age of 69.  Jim came to Texas in 1974 to work for Sabine Towing & Transportation in Port

Nancy Ann Berwick

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Nancy Ann Berwick, 74, of Beaumont, passed away Monday, March 11, at Vidor Health and Rehab Center. Funeral Services will be at 10:00 a.m. Friday, March 15, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. Paul Sumler,