Category Archives: Obituaries

Archie Craig Courmier

Archie Craig Courmier, 62, of Vidor, died Wednesday, Dec. 28 at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont. Visitation will  be held Saturday, Dec. 31, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange with graveside services immediately following at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens near Bridge City. Officiating will

Bob Arnold

The Celebration of Life for Mr. Bob Arnold, 50, of Orange, will be Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at the Mount Zion Baptist Church. The Rev. C.W. Crawford, pastor, will officiate. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Saturday

Judith “Mama Judi” Ann Moore

Judith “Mama Judi” Ann Moore, 70, of Mauriceville passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 27. She was a native of El Dorado, AR; to parents Louise (Scroggins) and Stewart Moore. She had lived in the Orange area for the last 10

Curtis Lee

Curtis Lee, 76, passed away peacefully on Monday, Dec. 26, surrounded by loved ones. He was born in Shreveport, LA, on March 15, 1935. He was a proud graduate of Queen City High School in Atlanta, TX.

Frederick “Fred” Eugene Bills

Frederick “Fred” Eugene Bills, 75, of Orange, passed away Friday, Dec. 23, at his residence. Graveside Service with burial of cremated remains will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, Dec. 30, at Orange Forest Lawn Cemetery in West Orange.

Jack G. Vincent

Jack G. Vincent, 80, of Corpus Christi and a former longtime resident of Orange, passed away Saturday, Dec. 24, at his residence. A mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 A.M. Thursday, Dec. 29, at St. Peter The Apostle

Samuel VanSlyke

Samuel VanSlyke, 76, retired Boilermaker of Orangefield, passed away Wednesday Dec. 22. Samuel was born Dec. 28, 1934 in Pott Arthur, to Everette and Aneta VanSlyke. He was preceded in death by his mother, father, six brothers, and two sisters.

Noreen Cook

Noreen Cook, 85, of Dayton, passed away Thursday, Dec. 22, at Liberty Healthcare Center in Liberty. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m. Monday, Dec. 26, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. Michael Blackburn of

Betty Kathryn “Kitty” Bickham

Betty Kathryn “Kitty” Bickham, 73, of Deweyville, passed away Saturday, Dec. 24, at her home following an illness. Services to honor her life will be at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, Dec. 27, at the First Baptist Church in Deweyville with the

Kegan Thomas Rogas

Orange

Kegan Thomas Rogas, two month old infant son of Brandon and Britney Rogas of Orange, passed away Thursday, Dec. 22, at Baptist Hospital in Orange. Graveside services to honor his life will be at 3 p.m. Monday, Dec. 26, at the

Willie Inez Wilson

Willie Inez Wilson, 86, of Lafayette, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 20, at her residence. Funeral services to remember her life will be at 1:00 P.M. Friday, Dec. 23, at the Friendship Church in Roganville. Interment will follow services in the

Hugh Nathan Hryhorchuk

Deweyville

Hugh Nathan Hryhorchuk, 53, of Deweyville, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 21, at his residence. Services to remember his life will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 23, in the Chapel of Dorman Funeral Home in Orange with the

Betty Jean Trantham

Betty Jean Trantham, 77, of West Orange passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 20, at The Meadows Nursing Home. She was a native of Bald Knob, Arkansas; born on Oct. 27, 1934 to the late Leona (Norris) and Albert Davis.

Stephen E. Pomeroy, Jr.

Stephen E. Pomeroy, Jr., 57 of New Orleans, passed away in Orange on Thursday, Dec. 22, after a lengthy battle with a strong attitude and vigorous fight with cancer. He was born in Galveston, and raised in Orange, graduating from

Madgie DeLoach

Madgie DeLoach, was the fifth child born to the late Sam and Essielean Turner Hobdy. She accepted Christ at an early age at Union Hill Baptist Church, in Calvin, LA. Sis. DeLoach graduated from Pinecrest High School in Winnfield, LA.

She

Evelyn Barker Roberts

Vinton, La.

Evelyn Barker Roberts, 87, of Vinton, La. passed away on Monday, Dec. 19, at The Meadows Nursing Home in Orange. A visitation will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 21, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Dorman Funeral

Kyle James Folk

Kyle James Folk, 26 of Orangefield, passed away in Beaumont, on Dec. 17, with his loving family by his side. He was born to Kenneth Folk and Lana Langford in Childress, TX. on Oct. 21, 1985.

Minnie Jenkins

The Celebration of Life for Mrs. Minnie Jenkins, 88, of Orange, will be Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at the El Bethel Baptist Church. The Rev. Ricky Guillory is the pastor. The Rev. Anthony Reed, pastor of Phillip’s Temple C.M.E. Church

Pastor Leo Anderson, Sr.

Pastor Leo Anderson, Sr., 71, of Orange, passed away Sunday, Dec. 18, at the Southeast Texas Medical Center in Port Arthur. Born in Orange, on July 29, 1940, Rev. Leo Anderson was the son of Rev. Ira Daniel Anderson and

Regan Blake Smitherman

Orange

Regan Blake Smitherman, 51, of Orange passed away on Sunday, Dec. 18. A visitation will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 21, from 2 to 7 p.m. at Dorman Funeral Home; with Memorial Service held a 6 p.m. Cremation

Gloria Ann Jones

Gloria Ann Jones, 82, of Orange, passed away Saturday, Dec. 17, at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont. Friends are invited to join the family for a graveside service at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 21, at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens near Bridge City.