Category Archives: Obituaries

Donald Ray Hogg

Donald Ray Hogg, 48, of Orange passed away on Nov. 1, 2012 at Baptist Hospital in Orange. A visitation will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 5, at Dorman Funeral Home. A funeral service will be

Vertis Kerry Raymer

Vertis Kerry Raymer, 71, of Orange, died Saturday, Nov. 3, at Baptist Hospital in Orange. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens near Bridge

Kurt Fontenot

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Kurt Fontenot, 47, of Buna passed away on Nov. 1, in Beaumont. He was born on Jan. 30, 1965 in Mamou, LA., to parents Sharon “Midge” (Doyle) and Curtis L. Fontenot. He had lived the last three months in Buna,

Elsie Busby


Elsie Busby, 82, of Bridge City passed away Friday, Nov. 2, at her home. Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5, at Second Baptist Church in Bridge City with the Rev. Bobby Hoffpauir officiating. A graveside service

Lee Alan Potts


Lee Alan Potts, 49, of Destrehan, LA, and formerly of Bridge City, died Oct. 31. Memorial services will be at 7:00 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City. Visitation will begin at 5:00 p.m. and continue

Helen Florence Klafka Morgan


Helen Florence Klafka Morgan, 93, of Orange passed away Thursday, Nov. 1, at Baptist Hospital in Orange. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 3, at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church with Father Tom

Sam Moses


Sam W. Moses, Jr., 91, of Orange, passed away Friday, Nov. 2. Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. Monday, Nov. 5, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange with burial following at Jett Cemetery in Orange. Officiating will be

Marleen Fay Gardener Shaw

Marleen Fay Gardener Shaw was born Jan. 11, 1955 to Wayne Gardner and Lollie Fay Johnson and went peacefully to her eternal home Sunday, Oct. 28. Marleen lived her life on her terms, as a beautiful wildflower, never tamed but

Ruby L. Pickard


Ruby L. Pickard, 84, of Orange, died Tuesday, Oct. 30, at Pinehurst Nursing Center. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, Nov. 2, in the chapel Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. Mike Umbenhaur,

Danya L. Trumps

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Danya L. Trumps, 64, of Garland, passed away Saturday, Oct. 27, at the Baylor Hospital in Garland. Born on Jan. 6, 1948 in Lake Charles, to her parents, Milton W. Kolb and Bonnie V. (Sanders) Kolb, she lived in Garland

Marjorie Evelyn “Jackie” Carpenter

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Marjorie Evelyn “Jackie” Carpenter, 82, of Orange, passed away Sunday, Oct, 28, at Harbor Hospital of Southeast Texas in Beaumont. Born on June 9, 1930 in Orange, to her parents, J. E. Carpenter and Viola (Burleson) Carpenter, she was a

Kermit “Bud” Burleson, Jr.


Kermit “Bud” Burleson, Jr., 79, of Orange passed away Sunday, Oct. 28, in Orange. The funeral service will be Wednesday Oct. 31, at 10:00 a.m. at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. A graveside service will be at 2:00 p.m. at

Thomas Lee Ballard


Thomas Lee Ballard, 55, of Orange passed away Friday, Oct. 26. Born in Houston on March 18, 1957, Thomas was the son of James W. and Katy (Griffin) Ballard. He loved football; especially the Houston Texans. Preceded in death by

Blake J. Guidry

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Blake J. Guidry, 19, of Vidor died Oct. 27, in Bridge City. A native of Beaumont, he was a lifelong resident of Vidor. Blake attended Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor. Funeral services will begin at 2:00 pm Tuesday, Oct.

Betty Marie LeBlanc Shiver


Betty Marie LeBlanc Shiver, 61, of Orangefield passed away Wednesday, Oct. 24, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont. A Memorial Gathering will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at the Shiver’s residence at 6747 McGill, in Orangefield. Born in Orange

W.M. “Butch” Herman


W.M. “Butch” Herman, 86, died on Thursday, Oct. 25, at the Medical Center of Southeast Texas in Port Arthur. Born in Orange, on July 18, 1926, he was the son of Willie and Nora Alleen (Henderson) Herman. He married the

James “Jimmy” William Hale

James “Jimmy” William Hale was born Sept. 5, 1953, and passed away Oct. 19, at 59 years of age. He lived in the Orange area most of his life, and had been living in Kirbyville recently. Memorial services will take place

Steven Scott Curtis


Steven Scott Curtis, 31, of Bridge City, was born in Orange on Feb. 21, 1981. He died Saturday, Oct. 20, in a traffic accident. Many things can be said about Scott, but above all things he loved his wife Katie

Lena Marie Allemand Stanley

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Lena Marie Allemand Stanley, 68, of Orange passed away on Monday, Oct. 22, at Orange Villa Rehabilitation Center. She was a native of Kinder, LA; born on Feb. 22, 1944 to parents Dorothy (Fruge) and Wilfred Duhon. She had lived

George Michael Knott

George Michael Knott (known to most as “Mike”), 65, formerly of Orange, passed away in Houston on Oct. 7. Mike was born in Oklahoma City, on July 17, 1947 to parents George and Vera Knott. He resided most of his

Velma Havard

Funeral services for Velma Havard, 80, of Vidor will be 10:00 am Tuesday, Oct. 23, at Farmer Funeral Home, with interment following at Cunningham Cemetery. Visitation will be 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm Monday at the funeral home. Mrs. Havard