Category Archives: Obituaries

Robert Jordan Nimitz

Robert Jordan Nimitz, 96, of Orange passed away, April 9, at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont. A Graveside Service will be at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, April 12, at Evergreen Cemetery in Orange.

Marilyn Elayne Wirth Ball

Marilyn Elayne Wirth Ball, after a lifetime as a good and faithful servant, was received by her Lord on April 7. She was 66 years old. Marilyn was born on Oct. 12, 1945, in Russell, KS.

Elizabeth Ann Colleps

Elizabeth Ann Colleps passed away at home in Houston Thursday, March 22. Ann was born in Port Arthur, on Nov. 28, 1946 to Mercer Cameron Eason and Elizabeth Lucy (Steffenhagen) Eason. She worked in the financial services industry for many

John Henry Wilson Jr.

Deweyville

John Henry Wilson Jr., 61, of Deweyville passed away on Thursday, April 05, at his residence. A funeral service was held on Saturday, April 7, at Dorman Funeral Home, with Charles Wilson officiating. Cremation was held under the direction of Dorman

Jeremy Craig Miller

Jeremy Craig Miller, 32, of Nederland, died Thursday, April 5, in Beaumont. Born on August 3, 1979, to Sheila Pady Miller and John Miller, he was a lifetime resident of Nederland.

Carroll Lee Thibodeaux

Carroll Lee Thibodeaux, 60, of Winnie, died Friday, April 6, at his residence. He was born July 26, 1951, to Beulah Clement Thibodeaux and Walter Thibodeaux, and was a lifetime resident of the Winnie area.

Garland Chester Sonnier

Garland Sonnier, 50, of Vidor, died Saturday, April 7, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital, Houston. Son of Bertha Latiolais Sonnier and Abraham Sonnier, he was born May 17, 1961, and had been a lifelong area resident.

Bettye Dunn Guidry

An angel came and called her name and took her by the hand and said her place was ready in Heaven far above, and that she’d have to leave behind all those things she dearly loved. Bettye Dunn Guidry, 85,

Hazel Verdine

Funeral services for Hazel Verdine, 83, of Starks, will be held at 12:00 pm, April 7, in Starks, at the First Baptist Church of Starks. The Rev. John Talbert will officiate. Burial will follow at Doyle cemetary under the direction

Roy Schexenider

Roy Schexenider, 91, of Groves passed from this life into Eternal Glory, Tuesday, April 3, at Oak Grove Nursing Home in Groves. He was born April 28, 1920, near Crowley, LA.

Kenneth Jerry Hubert

Kenneth Jerry Hubert, Sr., 70, of Beaumont passed away Tuesday, April 3, at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont. Cremation will be under the direction of Claybar Haven of Rest Crematory in Bridge City with a memorial service to be held at

Donald Wayne Gobert

Donald Wayne Gobert, 44, of Vidor, passed March 31, near Kirbyville. He was born Oct. 13, 1967, in Oakdale, LA, to Lucius and Dorothy Richard Gobert. He served his country proudly in the U. S. Army during the Gulf War.

Bill Gates

Bill Gates, 68, of Vidor, died Tuesday, April 3, at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont. A native of Wells, TX., he has lived in Vidor for 40 years, and was a retired Beaumont Police Officer, and from the

Myrtle Faye Womack

Myrtle Faye Womack, 71, of Deweyville passed away on April 3, at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont. She was a native of Many, LA; born on Oct. 4, 1940 to her late parents Myrtle (Alford) and Arthur Rhodes.

Kenneth Eugene Williams

The Celebration of Life for Mr. Kenneth Eugene Williams, 67, of Orange will be Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at the Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church. The Rev. C.W. Crawford, pastor, will officiate.

Frankie Ruth Vincent

Frankie Ruth Vincent, 86, of Orange, passed away Monday, April 2, in Orange. A Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 6, at North Orange Baptist Church in Orange, with the Rev. Scott McIntosh officialting.

Elizabeth Ann Colleps

Elizabeth Ann Colleps passed away at home in Houston Thursday, March 22. Ann was born in Port Arthur, on Nov. 28, 1946 to Mercer Cameron Eason and Elizabeth Lucy (Steffenhagen) Eason.

Bettye Dunn Guidry

An angel came and called her name and took her by the hand and said her place was ready in Heaven far above, and that she’d have to leave behind all those things she dearly loved.

Dr. Don V. Richey

Dr. Don V. Richey, 87, of Orange, went to be with his beloved Savior Monday, April 2. He was born in Fellsmere, FL, on May 14, 1924. Rev. Richey was a beloved pastor who served for over 68 years shepherding

Charles Henry Holt

Charles Henry Holt, 81, of Beaumont, passed away Monday, April 2, in Beaumont. A graveside service will be at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, April 5, at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Beaumont with the Rev. Lynn Ashcraft officiating.

Jack Penn Jude Patten

Jack Penn Jude Patten, 19, lifelong resident of Orange passed away Sunday, April 1. A memorial service will be held at 5:00 p.m., Thursday, April 5, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange.