For Five
Generations

“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 his 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.

Gloria Juanita Bourgeois Herford

Gloria Juanita Bourgeois Herford went to be with her Lord and Savior on November 24,2022 at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont, surrounded by her loving family. Juanita married Morris Joseph Bourgeois on January 21, 1949, to February 16, 1992, when he passed away. She married Jim Herford April 15, 1996, to September 13, 2020, when he passed away. We had an amazing time visiting with our family today, and so many wonderful memories were shared about Nita. Every time a story was shared; smiles were on all of our faces. Anyone who knew her, also knew how much she loved crafts! She and Bush once owned a business by the name of Bee’s Crafts. To this day, we all have some of their amazing woodwork in our homes. Each year, we were all super blessed to receive the most incredible cards that were handmade by Nita. Whether it be a Birthday, […]

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Nelda Fay Henderson

Nelda Fay Henderson, 87, of Evadale, died Wednesday, November 23, 2022. She was born on September 26, 1935, in Silsbee, to Dacie Alma Burrell Welch and Leroy Welch. Nelda was a longtime member of Buna United Pentecostal Church. Her entire life involved the church and her Lord. She lived to serve and encourage others. She will forever be remembered as a loving wife, mother, and Maw Maw. Survivors include her sons, Roy Lynn Henderson and his wife, Doylene, of Evadale and Jerry Don Henderson and his wife, Candy, of Madisonville; grandchildren, Todd Henderson of Evadale; Tiffany Adams and her husband, Aaron, of Weatherford; Justin Henderson and his wife, Dawn, of Lumberton; Tanya Mansfield and her husband, Jonathan, of Evadale; Aimee Reddish and her husband, Brandon, of Indiana; Kristi Pakebusch and her husband, Greg, of Trinity; Scotty Pakebusch and his wife, Mallory, of North Carolina; and William Smith of Trinity; twenty […]

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Evelyn Choate

Evelyn Choate, 83, of Beaumont, died Wednesday, November 23, 2022. She was born on December 28, 1938, in Alexandria, Louisiana, to Cleo Williams and Jimmy Dick McCaskill. Survivors include her husband, Paul David Choate, Sr.; aunt, Norma Williams; and cousins, Larry Williams and Kim Verdum. She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Paul David Choate, Jr.; and daughter, Joanne Choate. Memorial contributions for Mrs. Choate may be made to Shorkey Center, 855 South 8th Street, Beaumont, Texas 77701. A funeral service for Mrs. Choate will be held 11:00 a.m., Monday, November 28, 2022, at Broussard’s, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont with her interment to follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Beaumont.

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Testimonials

“I felt a true connection to Burton. He seemed honest & sincere with his care for my family!”

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Connie Perrard, Pearland, TX

“I have dealt with Steve Cooper for years…. always impressed with his work ethic, his compassion and his care for families.”

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Cindy and Don Colwell,

“The funeral director, Steve Cooper, is very kind, sensitive to every need, and very professional. He is as good as I have ever seen. He and his staff made everything as easy as it could have possibly been.”

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Charles Duplissey, Silsbee, TX
McFaddin Ave.

2000 McFaddin Avenue
Beaumont, Texas 77701

409.832.1621

mcfaddin@broussards1889.com

Major Dr.

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 77656

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

Kountze@broussards1889.com

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