Category Archives: Obituaries

Nell Johnson

Nell Johnson, 75, of Mauriceville died Sunday, Dec. 30, at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 2, at Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor, with burial to follow at Farmers Cemetery

Margaret Joan Semar

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Margaret Joan Semar, 70, of Orange passed away on Saturday, Dec. 29, at Baptist Hospital in Orange. Margaret was a native of Ville Platte, La; born on November 29, 1942 to parents Gertie Mae (Shuff) and Ferdinand Duos. She had

Bert Edward Ridgaway

Bert Edward Ridgaway, 90, of Port Arthur passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, Dec. 26, in Houston. Funeral services will be at 11:00 am, Saturday, Dec. 29, at First Baptist Church in Port Arthur, with the Rev. Kyle Morton officiating. Visitation will

Wayne Williams

Wayne Williams, 68, of Call, died Dec. 24 at his home. Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, at Call Junction Baptist Church with burial, and Masonic Rites at Singleton Cemetery near Vidor. Visitation will be from

Joan E. Burgin

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Joan E. Burgin, 77, of Vidor died Sunday, Dec. 23, at her residence. A native of Port Arthur, she was a longtime resident of Vidor. Joan was a homemaker and a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Funeral services

John “Ray” Camp, Sr.

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John “Ray” Camp, Sr., 87, of Pinehurst, died Dec. 24, at Harbor Hospice House in Beaumont. Ray was born June 18, 1925 in New Augusta, Ms. to John and Louise (Beasley) Camp. After moving to Orange in 1942, Ray attended

Thelma Marie Lee Smith

Thelma Marie Lee Smith, 91, of Orange, passed away Saturday, Dec. 22. Born on Feb. 1, 1921 in Lufkin. She lived in Orange for the last 40 years, had previously lived in Beaumont, and she co-owned Smith Lock and Key

Ed Wayne Barton

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Ed Wayne Barton, 74, of Vidor, died Sunday, Dec. 23, at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont. Funeral services will be at 4:00 pm Thursday, Dec. 27, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange. Officiating will be Pastor Maureen Whiteside. Visitation will

Clifford Lynn “Cliff” Raymer

Clifford Lynn “Cliff” Raymer, 56, of Orange, died Sunday, Dec. 23, at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont. Funeral services will be at 10:00 am Thursday, Dec. 27, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange. Officiating will be Pastor Matt Boyle of

Jessie E. Mom Spikes

Jessie E. Mom Spikes, 77, of Port Arthur, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 19, at Christus Dubuis Hospital. Jessie was born June 27, 1935 in Groves, to Otto Powell and Gladys Hester Powell. She was a lifelong Port Arthur area resident

Don Lowe

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Graveside funeral services for Don Lowe, 83, of Orange will be at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 23, at Lone Star Cemetery near Pineland. Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 23 at Stringer & Griffin Funeral Home in

Sandra Lee Tauzin

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Sandra Lee Tauzin, 65, of Fannett, passed away Thursday, Dec. 20, at her home after a long illness. Graveside Service will be at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 23, at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens near Bridge City with Dr. Charles Chesson officiating.

Mary Mazie “Little Leleux” Prejean

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Mary Mazie “Little Leleux” Prejean, 80, of Orange, died Monday, Dec. 17, at Baptist Hospital in Orange. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 2:00 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Orange with Father Joseph

James Barton, “JB” Sonnier Sr.

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James Barton, “JB” Sonnier Sr., 79, of Orange passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 18, surrounded by his loving family. JB was a native of Scott, La., and was born on Dec. 7, 1933 to parents Alicia (Comeaux) and Joseph Sonnier

Amelia Doylene Winn

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Amelia Doylene Winn, 73, of Port Neches, was born in Houston on Nov. 15, 1939 and died Tuesday, Dec. 18, in Port Arthur. She was the daughter of Herbert Doyle Thomas and Mildred Cora (Gustavus) Thomas. She retired from Clark

Stewart Broadwell Olive

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Stewart Broadwell Olive, 89, of Orange, died Monday, Dec. 17, in Houston. He was the second son of Y. Burt and Lillian Broadwell Olive and grew up in Madison County and Jackson, Ms. He served on active duty in the

Hulen William Turner

Hulen William Turner, 78, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 16, in Starks. Hulen was born in Beaumont, to William and Winnie Hall Turner on Jan. 25, 1934. After serving in the U. S. Army, Hulen and his wife, Sarah, moved

Charles Arnold McNeely, Sr.

Charles Arnold McNeely, Sr., 77, of Vidor died Monday, Dec. 17, at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont. Charles was a native of Rose City, he was a longtime resident of Vidor. Charles retired from Gulf States Utilities after 40

Allen Romero

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Allen Romero, 78, of Orange, died Tuesday, Dec. 18, at his home surrounded by his family. Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 20, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. Joseph P.

Juanita E. Goodman

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Juanita E. Goodman, age 88 of Burnet, passed away on Dec. 15. She was born on May 4, 1924 in Beaumont, the daughter of Jim and Maudie Fisher. She was a housewife most of her life. She and her husband

Horris “Hoss” Bounds

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Horris “Hoss” Bounds, 89, of Orange, died Sunday, Dec. 16, at his home. Funeral services will be at 10:00 am Wednesday, Dec. 19, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. Daniel Rose of Community Church