Category Archives: Obituaries

Laverne McCray

Laverne McCray, 88, of Jefferson, a former resident of Orange passed away Monday, March 26. Funeral Services will be at 10:00 a.m. Friday, March 30, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange. Officiating will be Brother Rick Linebarger, pastor if

Anabel DeMary Anderson

Anabel DeMary Anderson, 90, of Orange passed away Monday, March 26. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 1:00 p.m. Friday, March 30, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Orange with the Rev. Joseph P. Daleo officiating.

Paula La Salle Campbell

Paula La Salle Campbell, 85, of Port Acres, died Thursday, March 22, at Harbor Hospital, Beaumont. She was born Dec. 5, 1926, in Abbeville, LA to Marie Oniza Roi La Salle and Ambrose La Salle.

Craig Allen Lee

Craig Allen Lee, 46, of Orange passed away on Wednesday, March 21. He was a life long resident of Orange; born in Port Arthur to parents Ruth (Livingston) and William Lee. He was employed with at Tugboat Company as a

Gertie B. Crockett

Gertie B. Crockett of Orange, died at her home on March 15, after a short illness. Mrs. Crockett was active in the community and employed with the City of Orange Housing Authority for eight years. She was a native of

Joseph Arel Edgerton

Joseph Arel Edgerton, 63, of Orange, died Friday, March 23, at Baptist Hospital in Orange. A memorial gathering will be from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. Saturday, March 31, in the Family Life Center of First Baptist Church in Vidor.

Conis P. Peveto

Conis P. Peveto, 86, of Orange passed away Monday, March 26, at his residence. Funeral Services will be at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, March 29, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. George Bloomingdale, pastor of Church

Robert “Bob” Andrews

Robert “Bob” Andrews, 72, passed away Sunday, March 25, at his home in Bridge City. Funeral Services will be at 3:00 p.m. Thursday, March 29, at the United Pentecostal Church in Orangefield. Officiating will be Brother Jeffrey Sanders.

Edgar Naylor Morgan


Edgar N. Morgan, 77, of Mauriceville died Thursday, March 22, at his residence. Funeral services were held on Sunday, March 25, at Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor, with burial that followed at Hamrick Cemetery in Collinsville, Miss.

Jerry Linn Mosley


Jerry Linn Mosley, 57, of Newton passed away on Friday, March 23, surrounded by his loving family. A visitation will be held today, from 5 to 9 p.m. at Dorman Funeral Home. A Funeral Service will be held at 2 p.m.

E.B. Harper

The Celebration of Life for Mr. E.B. Harper, 68, of Orange, will be Monday at 6:00 p.m. at Sparrow Funeral Home. The Rev. Herbert Winston, pastor of White Rose Church of God in Christ of Port Arthur, will officiate.

Appleton Lonnie Stroud

Appleton Lonnie Stroud, 75, of Orange passed away on Wednesday, March 21, in Orange. He was a native of Deweyville; born on March 19, 1937 to the late Lillie Alberta (Perkins) and Lonnie Stroud.

Eugene Paul Hidalgo

Bridge City

Eugene Paul Hidalgo, 72, of Bridge City passed away on Wednesday, March 21, in Orange. A visitation will be held on Saturday, March 24, from 5 to 9 p.m. at Dorman Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held on

Dolores M. Boudreaux Saunders

Dolores M. Boudreaux Saunders, 83 of Vidor, passed away Tuesday, March 20, at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital after a lengthy illness. She was the youngest daughter of Arthur Lowell Boudreaux and Mathilda (Hotard) Boudreaux and graduated from Lutcher Stark High

Ernest “Red” Knight, Sr.

Ernest “Red” Knight, Sr., 87, of Port Neches, died Tuesday, March 20, at Harbor Hospice, Beaumont. Born Aug. 4, 1924, in Raceland, LA, to Ella and Ernest C. Knight, he was a resident of the Mid-County area since 1944.

Joseph Bruce Fontenot

Joseph Bruce Fontenot, 62, of Deweyville passed away on Monday, March 19. He was a native of Kinder, LA; born on March 14, 1950 to parents Verna (LeFleur) and Elwin Joseph Fontenot. He had lived the last 15 years in

Hubert Simar

Hubert Simar of Dripping Springs, passed away at home on March 19, after an extended illness. He was the beloved husband of the late Helen Gillet for nearly 60 years. He was a proud Cajun, born in Iota, LA, in

Robert (Bob) Bland Jr.

Robert (Bob) Bland Jr., 84, of Mauriceville, passed away on Tuesday, March 20, at his home surrounded by his loving family. Services to honor his life will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, March 24, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.

Earl Henry Bilbo

Earl Henry Bilbo, 86, of Orange, passed away Monday, March, 19, at the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Houston. Earl was born on April 19, 1925 in Orange, to his parents, John C. Bilbo and Dora (Stark)

Dorothy Eve Peltier

Dorothy Eve Peltier, 84, of Port Arthur, passed away Saturday, March 17, in Port Arthur. She was born on Feb. 25, 1928, to Clarence and Erasie Hebert in St. Martinsville, LA. Dorothy was a resident of Port Arthur for 65

Joe Miller

Joe Miller, 80, of Orange, died Sunday, March 18, at Orange Villa. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, March 24, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City. Officiating will be his nephew, Brother Gordon Miller.