"More Than 125 Years Of Time Honored Values"


EST. 1889

A Family Concern

In the late 1800's, Alex Broussard, owner of A. Broussard Livery Stable, opened the first funeral parlor in Southeast Texas. That first wood framed parlor was soon replaced by a large brick facility in downtown Beaumont which still stands today. Later, the family firm moved to a large, stately home at the corner of Calder Avenue and Forest Street. In 1958, they moved to one of their present locations in a quiet neighborhood on McFaddin in Beaumont.

Continuing Our Traditions

In this age of constant corporate funeral home buyouts and takeovers, families find comfort in knowing there is still a family owned and operated firm with five generations of compassion, continuity, and dignity. The Broussard family feels strongly about their traditions and their family's obligation to maintain both the high standards of excellence in service and their ability to serve the entire community by always keeping their services affordable.
Harold Paul Craigen

Harold Paul Craigen

Harold Paul Craigen, 63, of Fannett, died Sunday, October 15, 2017, at Lufkin Skilled Care. He was born on February 9, 1954, to Irene Marie Martin Craigen and Johnnie Roy Craigen, Sr., in Hamshire. Survivors include his daughter, Maryann Vandiver; son, Joey Craigen; grandchildren, Landon Vandiver, Laney Vandiver, Cade Craigen, and Brody Craigen; siblings, Gloria Ezell, Alvin Craigen, Jerry Craigen, and Lisa Craigen; and many other loving family members and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents and brother, Johnnie Craigen, Jr. His arrangements are pending under the direction of Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. 409-866-3838...

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Charles Daniel Small III

Charles Daniel Small III

Charles Daniel Small III, 66, of Beaumont, died Sunday, October 15, 2017, at Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas, Beaumont. A lifelong resident of this area, he was born on May 4, 1951, to Sylvia Leona Payton Small and Charles Daniel Small II. Charles loved his family very much and had a green thumb for when it came to growing plants. Survivors include his siblings, Janie Mounce and her husband, Cecil, of Lumberton; Joseph Daniel Small and his wife, Camille, of New York; and Sharon Parish and her husband, Don, of Beaumont; nephew, Jason Riddle; and nieces, Emily Small and Andrea Padilla. He is preceded in death by his parents; sister, Debra Padilla; and father, Earl Tyson Mosley. A family committal was held at Broussard’s Crematorium under the direction of Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Southeast Texas, P.O. Box 1629, Beaumont, Texas 77704....

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Prentiss Scofield

Prentiss Scofield

Prentiss Scofield, 83, of Port Neches, died Monday, October 16, 2017. He was born on August 24, 1934, in Carriere, Mississippi, to Lenora Deese Scofield and James Zachariah Scofield. Prentiss was a United States Air Force veteran. He retired after thirty-five years as an electrician and was a member and officer of IBEW Local #390 in Port Arthur. Prentiss was a longtime member of First Baptist Church in Nederland. He enjoyed all sports, especially football, and was a referee. Survivors include his wife of sixty-years, Pam Scofield of Port Neches; daughters, Kim Parker and her husband, Mike and Karen Snyder and her husband, Gregg, all of Nederland; grandchildren, Brent Snyder and his wife, Amanda; Grant Snyder and his wife, Lauren; Aaran Gassiott and her husband, Brandon; Amy Parker and her fiancé, Johnny Amann; great-grandchildren, Nora, Owen, and Audrey Snyder; Parker Rosas; and Sawyer Gassiott; and sister, Sonya Parish and her husband, James, of Nederland. He was pr...

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Mary Snider Pentecost

Mary Snider Pentecost

Mary Snider Pentecost, 96, died Monday, October 16, 2017. A gathering of Mrs. Pentecost’s family and friends will be from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m., Saturday, October 21, 2017, at the Nita McKnight Parlor, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 3430 Harrison, Beaumont, followed by her funeral at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Magnolia Cemetery, Beaumont. Services are under the direction of Broussard’s, 2000 McFaddin, Beaumont....

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Mary Dixon Craigmiles

Mary Dixon Craigmiles

Mary Dixon Craigmiles, 93, of Beaumont, died Sunday, October 15, 2017. She was born in Whigham, Georgia, on May 2, 1924, to B.E. and Mary Jordan Dixon. Mary was salutatorian at Climax Georgia High School and graduated from Georgia Southwestern College. On December 12, 1948, she married Julian Craigmiles. She obtained a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Georgia State University and taught in the public schools in Griffin before moving to Beaumont in 1964. She and her husband were active members of the Methodist Church all her life and was a dedicated Christian. Since 1964, Mary has been a member of Trinity United Methodist Church and served faithfully in Sunday School, alter guild, UMW, a member of the administrative council and served on many of the church’s committees and activities. She was a member of the DAR and past president of the Beaumont Texas A&M Mother’s Club. In 1995, she obtained a Master’s degree in Library Science from Sam Houston State Universit...

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OUR LOCATIONS

McFaddin Ave

2000 McFaddin Avenue.
Beaumont, Texas 77701

409.832.1621

mcfaddin@broussards1889.com

Major Drive

1605 N. Major Drive
Beaumont, Texas 77713

409.866.3838

major@broussards1889.com

Nederland

505 N. 12th Street
Nederland, Texas 77627

409.722.3456

nederland@broussards1889.com

Silsbee

490 Cemetery Road
Silsbee, Texas 77657

409.386.1000

silsbee@broussards1889.com

Winnie

134 W. Buccaneer
Winnie, Texas 77665

409.296.2211

winnie@broussards1889.com

Kountze

530 W. Monroe
Kountze, Texas 77625

409.246.3466

kountze1@broussards1889.com

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