"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.
James Christian Teare

James Christian Teare

James Christian Teare was born on September 1, 1938 and died Saturday, May 18, 2019 at his home in Beaumont, Texas. Chris was the first-born son of Erin Barry Teare and Joseph Maxwell Teare, Sr. He graduated from St. Anne Catholic School, St. Anthony High School, and The University of Notre Dame. His education provided him with a lifelong love of learning. This led him to the understanding that study, knowledge and a bit of wisdom are inseparable. He received his Masters in History under the guidance from the renowned Historian Doctor Ralph Wooster of Lamar University. He was also a gifted photographer and sketch artist where he studied both in San Antonio. Athletics were an integral part of Chris’ life. As soon as he could grip a baseball there was always one in his hand. In his youth he honed his skills with the help of some of the Beaumont Exporters and American Legion Ball. He also pitched on the St. Anthony High School Varsity and made the 1960 University of Notre Dame Bas...

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Mary Folsom

Mary Folsom

Mary Camille Folsom, 68, of Vinton, Louisiana, died Tuesday, May 21, 2019, at Harbor Hospice, Lake Charles. She was born on August 23, 1950, to Bessie Victoria Smith and Richard Edwin Hatch, in Beaumont. A gathering of Mrs. Folsom’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Friday, May 24, 2019, at Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland. Her funeral service will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, May 25, 2019, at Broussard’s, with her interment to follow, at Oak Bluff Memorial Park, Port Neches....

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Dorthy Faye Hall

Dorthy Faye Hall

Dorthy Faye Hall, 77, of Beaumont, died Tuesday, May 21, 2019. She was born on October 8, 1941, to May Pearl Stiefer Stanfield and Harry J. Stanfield, in Marshall. Dorthy was a faithful member of Westgate Church of Christ and active in the Women’s Prayer Ministry. She loved her children and grandchildren. Survivors include her husband of sixty years, Eddie N. Hall, Sr.; son, Eddie Hall, Jr. and his wife, Kerry; daughter, Tammy Hall; grandsons, Dylan Hall and Derek Hall; brother, Joe Stanfield and his wife, Dixie; sister, Edith Westbrook and her husband, Louis; and numerous nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents; brother, W.D. Stanfield; and sister, Retha Fyffe. A gathering of Mrs. Hall's family and friends will begin at 11:00 a.m., with her funeral service to follow at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, May 23, 2019, at Westgate Church of Christ, 6390 Westgate, Beaumont. Her interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Beaumont, under the direction of Broussard's...

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Rhonda Harless

Rhonda Harless

Rhonda Renee Harless, 40, of Nederland, died Friday, May 17, 2019. She was born on March 3, 1979, in Silsbee, to Glenda Ruth Eason Harless and Ronald Rex Harless. Survivors include her children, Gavyn Lowe and Gage Lowe, both of Onalaska and Griffin Harless and Jillian Harless, both of Singer, Louisiana; siblings, Angela Willis and her husband, J.Y., and Christy Harless, all of Silsbee; Jerry Harless and his wife, Ashley, of Fred; and Nikki Eddings of Silsbee; Rhonda’s fiancée, Adan Zamora of Nederland; aunt, Renee Lane Bell and her husband, Wes, of Kirbyville; nieces and nephews, Andrew, Callie, Matthew, Kayla, Jacob, Devin, Travis, Ashley, Ruthann, Jayci, Johan, Sarah, Madison, Ragain, Maigen, and Little Jerry; ten great-nieces; three great-nephews; and cousin, Ben Lane of Nederland and numerous other cousins. Rhonda is preceded in death by her parents; and her uncle, Mike Lane. A gathering of Rhonda’s family and friends will be 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Thursda...

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Betty McLean

Betty McLean

Betty Welch McLean, 83, of Lumberton, died Tuesday, May 21, 2019. She was born on November 10, 1935, in Memphis, Tennessee, to Myrtle Hodges and Winston Welch. Survivors include her children, Michelle Brewer and her husband, Charles, of Silsbee and James McLean and his wife, Lorrie, of Lumberton; grandchildren, Chad Brewer and his wife, Amy, of Evadale; Kaylee Barnhart and her husband, Caleb, of Buna; Blake Brewer and his wife, Jordan; and Dollie Willis and her husband, Chris, all of Silsbee; Grace McLean and Colton McLean, both of Lumberton; and seven great-grandchildren. Betty is preceded in death by her parents; and brother, Winston Welch, Jr. A gathering of Mrs. McLean’s family and friends will begin at 12:00 p.m., with her funeral service to follow at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, May 23, 2019, at Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee. Her interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Beaumont....

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McFaddin Ave

2000 McFaddin Avenue.
Beaumont, Texas 77701



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1605 N. Major Drive
Beaumont, Texas 77713




505 N. 12th Street
Nederland, Texas 77627




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Silsbee, Texas 77657




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Winnie, Texas 77665




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