Category Archives: Obituaries

Kate T. Hurley

Kate T. Hurley, 91, of Orange, died Saturday, June 23, at The Meadows in Orange. Graveside Service will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, June 29, at Oak Grove Cemetery in Oak Grove, LA. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00

Steve “Snake” Cady – Vidor

Steve "Snake" Cady

Steve “Snake” Cady, 56, left this world unexpectedly from a heart attack on June 7. A short memorial service will be held at Carnes Funeral Home, 1102 Indiana Street, South Houston on Friday, June 29, at 11:00 am. A Celebration of

Robert “Strick” Strickland

Robert "Strick" Strickland

  Robert “Strick” Strickland passed away on Friday June 22, at MD Anderson. Funeral Services will be held at Claybar Funeral Home in Beaumont, on Tuesday, June 26 at 3 p.m. A gathering of family and friends will be Monday

Claude W. “Wally” Shute – Deweyville

Claude W. “Wally” Shute web

Claude W. “Wally” Shute, 61, of Deweyville, passed away Thursday, June 21, 2012 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont. Services to honor Wally’s life was held Sunday, June 24, at the Calvary Baptist Church in Deweyville with Brother John Fortenberry,

Faye Williams

Faye Williams, 66, of Orange, died Saturday, June 23, at her residence. Cremation is under the direction of Claybar Haven of Rest Crematory. Born in Orange County, on Nov. 14, 1945, Faye was the daughter of Joe and Elaine Duncan.

Bettie Schrieber

Bettie Schrieber, 82, of Orange died Saturday, June 23, at her residence. Funeral services will be 10:00 am Wednesday, June 27, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. David Wagner of Community Church.

Preston Kuhn

 Preston Kuhn, 75, of Fannett, died on Saturday, June 23, at his residence. He was born on July 25, 1936, in Folsom, LA., to Ollie Vonadore Kuhn and Phillip Kuhn. Preston was a truck driver with Trimax Chemical for 30

Imogene McKinney

 Imogene McKinney, 86, of Bridge City, died Friday, June 22, at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont. Funeral services will be 10:00 am Monday, June 25, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City. Officiating will be the Rev. Bobby Hoffpauir of Second

Betty Jane Verrett

Betty Jane Verrett, 82, of Buna passed away Thursday, June 21, at the Medical Center of Southeast Texas in Port Arthur. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m. Sunday, June 24, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Bridge City with the

Rita Margaret Linscomb

Rita Margaret Linscomb, loving wife of Bill Linscomb, went to be with our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, June 7. Rita was born in New Orleans, Dec. 23, 1926, the daughter of Clarence and Josephine Gehbauer. Bill was a native

James Harold “Butch” Johnston

James Harold “Butch” Johnston, 59, of West Orange, died Saturday, June 16, at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont. Butch was born in Bastrop, LA., on July 7, 1952. He was the son of Johnny and Eileen (Soulant) Johnston.

Orange Police Beat

Officers from the Orange Police Department responded to the following calls between June 20, and the morning of June 21: Traffic problem, 1200 block Burton Miscellaneous incidents, 1224 Jayway Warrant service, IH-10 E./Adam’s Bayou

Jessie Ree McCarter

Jessie Ree McCarter, 91, of Orange, died Friday June 15, at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont, after a short illness. Mrs. McCarter was born in Geneva, TX., and later moved to Orange.

Bessie Pearl Mayfield

Mrs. Bessie Pearl Mayfield, 65, of Orange, passed away on Sunday, June 17. Funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m., on Friday, June 22, at the Compro Event Center, 4155 W. Cardinal Dr., Beaumont, with entombment at Magnolia Memorial

Janearl LeDoux Isely

Janearl LeDoux Isely, 77, of West Orange, went on to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, June 18, from her residence. Born on Dec. 8, 1934 in Orange, to her parents, Horace Paul LeDoux and Blanch (Sarver) LeDoux,

Wayne Allison “Cowboy” Wilbur

Wayne Allison “Cowboy” Wilbur, 59, of Deweyville, passed away Sunday, June 17, at Memorial Hermann Baptist Hospital in Orange. Born on Oct. 27, 1952 in Houston, to his parents, Allison Tex Wilbur and Wanda Lynn (Cassel) Wilbur, he lived in

Fern Ellen Eads

Fern Ellen Eads, 72, of Orange, passed away Sunday, June, 17, at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont after an illness. She was born in Brooklyn, NY, on Sept. 26, 1939 to her parents, Carol Sanford Nickolson and Dorothy May (Stewart) Nickolson.

Robin Love Hanks Cathey

Robin Love Hanks Cathey, 56, of Beaumont, died Saturday, June 16. Born May 30, 1956, and lifelong resident of Beaumont, Robin is the daughter of Virginia Sibley Hanks and Pat Hanks. She was employed as the Senior Administrative Assistant in

Valori Marie Lane

Valori Marie Lane, 54, of Lumberton, died on Sunday, June 17. She was born on Oct. 7, 1957, in Beaumont, to Annie Faye Burnett Rachford and Emmett Alvin Rachford. Valori was a dispatcher with Lamar University Police Department.

Audrey Marie Trahan

Audrey Marie Trahan, 79, of Bridge City, Texas died Thursday, June 14, at her home. Audrey was born Nov. 6, 1932 in Rayne, LA., to Francis Terro and Eva Bordes Terro. She was a resident of this area for 60

Larry C. McGee

Larry C. McGee, 80, of Bridge City passed away Monday, June 18, at Memorial Hermann Baptist Beaumont Hospital. Funeral Services will be 1:00 p.m. Thursday, June 21, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange with the Rev. Clifton Rankin officiating.