Category Archives: Obituaries

Jimmy Wayne Green

Jimmy Wayne Green, 64, of Orange passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 3, at MD Anderson in Houston. He was native of Orange; born on Feb. 4, 1948 to the late Laura (Ayres) and Elijah Green.

Darrell Gene Jeanise

Darrell Gene Jeanise, 50, of Orange passed away Wednesday, Jan. 4, at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont. Memorial services will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange.

Herschel Ray Oliver

Herschel Ray Oliver, 61, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 07, at his home in Orange. A memorial service will be at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 8, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.

Steve Anthony Arnold

Steve Anthony Arnold, 59, of Orange passed away Tuesday, Jan. 3, at his residence. Memorial Service will be 3:00 p.m. Friday, Jan. 6, at Cowboy Church in Orange with the Rev. Dale Lee, officiating.

Linda Mae Berry

Linda Mae Berry, 64, of Sulphur, Louisiana passed away Saturday, Dec. 31, at West Cal-Cam Hospital in Sulphur. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 5, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange with the Rev. Gerald Price,

Virginia “June” Marks

Virginia “June” Marks, 80, of West Orange passed away Monday, Jan. 2, in Orange. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday, Jan. 6, at Drake Memorial Presbyterian Church in Orange with the Rev. Kevin Trinkle, officiating.

Olevia June Hubert

Mauriceville

Olevia June Hubert, 60, of Mauriceville passed away Sunday, Jan. 1, at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont. Family and friends are invited to a memorial gathering on Saturday, Jan. 7, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. The gathering will be held

Leah Faye Lyon

Leah Faye Lyon, 77, of Buna, formerly of Orange, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 29. She was a native of San Augustine, born on Dec. 29, 1934.

Virginia Baker

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 3, at 11:00 AM in First Baptist Church in Lafayette, for Virginia Baker, 87, who passed away peacefully on Saturday, Dec. 31, at Lafayette General Medical Center in Lafayette.

Mary Ethel Guidry

Mary Ethel Guidry, 82, of Orange passed away Saturday, Dec. 31, at Memorial Hermann Baptist Hospital in Beaumont. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.

Lee McDonald “Mac” Rogers, Sr.

Lee McDonald “Mac” Rogers, Sr., 82, of Orange, died Thursday, Dec. 29, at Renaissance Hospital in Groves. Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Monday at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.

Alan “Nicky” Jackson

Alan “Nicky” Jackson, 67, of Orange, died Thursday, Dec. 29, at his home. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 1, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange, with visitation an hour prior to the service.

Danny “Dano” Swarers

Danny “Dano” Swarers, 61, of West Orange, died Thursday, Dec. 29, at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont. Graveside services will be 3:00 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 31, at Niblett’s Bluff Cemetery in Vinton. Officiating will be the Rev. Joel Warren of McDonald

Billie Jean Sanders Reeves

Billie Jean (Sanders) Reeves, 80, of Vidor, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Dec. 25, at her home in Vidor. Billie Jean was born Dec. 13, 1931, in Hockley, TX, to Charles and Lillian (Bonin) Sanders. A native

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.