Category Archives: Obituaries

Glenda Stracener Sands


Glenda Stracener Sands, 67, of West Orange, went to be with her Lord and Savior Tuesday, Nov. 27, at the Medical Center of Southeast Texas. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, in the chapel of

Varghese Paily Kulianickal

Varghese Paily Kulianickal, 52, of Port Arthur, died Monday, Nov. 26, in Louisiana. Funeral Services will be at 4:00 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, at St. Helen Catholic Church in Orangefield with Father Joe Kattakada officiating. Burial will take place at

George “Bo” Williams

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The Celebration of Life for Mr. George “Bo” Williams, 65, of Orange, will be Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at Sparrow Funeral Home. The Rev. Herbert Winston, pastor of White Rose Church of God in Christ of Port Arthur will officiate.

Lee O’Daniel “Bill” Clark


Lee O’Daniel “Bill” Clark, beloved and well known broadcaster,73, of Orange died Sunday, Nov. 25, at the Medical Center of Southeast Texas. The funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, at First Baptist Church in Bridge City

Randall Glenn Medlock


Randall Glenn Medlock, 66, of Orange, passed away Saturday, Nov. 24, at his residence. Born on June 16, 1946 in Rome, Ga., to his parents, Grady Foster Medlock and Opal Ida (Smith) Medlock, he resided in Orange for the last

Donald Paul “ Donnie “ Thibodaux, Jr.

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Donald Paul “ Donnie “ Thibodaux, Jr., 42, of Silsbee, passed from this life on Thursday, Nove. 22, at Baptist Hospital of Southeast Texas in Beaumont after an illness. Born on March 12, 1970 in Baton Rouge, Donnie lived in

Peggy Ann Oliphint


Peggy Ann Oliphint, 78, of Orange, died Thursday, Nov. 22, at The Meadows Nursing Home. She was born on Dec. 1, 1933, to Henry and Annie Hanson in Sherrill County, Ar. A private family service will be held in Heber

Tammie Kaye Dubose


Tammie Kaye Dubose, 48, of Kilgore, died Friday, Nov. 23. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, at St. Helen Catholic Church in Orangefield, with Father George Kidangen officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest

Joan Sue Watts

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Joan Sue Watts, 76, of Port Acres, passed away Nov. 18, at her home. She was born in Detroit, MI. on July 16, 1936 to the late James and Grace Riley McCreary. Joan was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.

Betty Frances Harper

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Betty Frances Harper, 91, of Bridge City, died Monday, Nov. 19, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Monday, Nov. 26, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City. Officiating will be the Rev. Charles

Ray Post

Ray Post, 79, of Vidor died Sunday, Nov. 18, at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont. Ray was a native of Beaumont, and was a lifelong resident of Vidor. Ray was a retired process operator at Texaco Refinery in Port Arthur and

Mark O’Quinn

Mark O’Quinn, 52 of West Orange died Sunday, Nov. 18. He was born Feb. 4, 1960 in Orange. He was medically retired from DuPont in Orange after 32 years. He is survived by his wife of 24 years, Diane, of

Norman Ray Camp

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Norman Ray Camp, 61, of Starks, died Sunday, Nov. 18, at West Cal-Cam Hospital in Sulphur. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Friday at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. The funeral service will be held at 2:00

Marilyn L. Schiesler

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Marilyn L. Schiesler, 69, of Vidor, died Nov. 17, at her residence. Born Feb. 20, 1943, in Beaumont, she was the daughter of Lorene Dora Burgess Johnson and William Vyron Johnson. Marilyn was vice president and secretary of Pat’s Tire

Juanita Arnaud

“A face that will always be on our mind, a smile we’ve seen a million times, two eyes that would light up the sky at night, one last battle she could not fight.” A graveside service will be held for

William Lavelle Greer Sr.

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William Lavelle Greer Sr. left this life Sunday, Nov. 18. Billy was born in Delhi, LA., on July 26, 1944, to Janice and Edderds Greer. He was raised in West Orange, and graduated from Starks High School in 1962. Billy

Lewis H. Williams


Lewis H. Williams, 89, of Orange passed away Friday, Nov. 16. A graveside service will be at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 20, at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens near Bridge City. The visitation will be from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m., Tuesday at

Martha Helena Trahan


Martha Helena Trahan, 98, of Orange, died Saturday, Nov. 17. Graveside services will be at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20, at Evergreen Cemetery. Officiating will be Dr. Andy Pate of First Christian Church. Born in Orange, on Aug. 26, 1914,

Bernard A. Birk


Bernard A. Birk, 83, resident of Orange for 31 years, passed away Saturday, Nov. 17, at is home. Bernard was born Sept. 8, 1929 in Pittsburgh, PA to Carrie and Bernard L. Birk who preceded him in death. He is

Geraldene Davis Bates


“Who can find a virtuous woman? For her price is far above rubies….Strength and honor are her clothing; and she shall rejoice in time to come. She openeth her mouth with wisdom; and in her tongue is the law of

Reverend Leslie Gilbert Hooks, Sr.

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Reverend Leslie Gilbert Hooks, Sr., 83, of Jasper, passed away Friday, Nov. 16, in Jasper. He was born on Dec. 30, 1928, in Silsbee, to Rosella Hollyfield and Leslie Hooks. He was a Baptist Minister and worked in the oilfield