"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.
Kirby Smith

Kirby Smith

Kirby Todd Smith, 56, of San Antonio, died Saturday September 15, 2018. He was born on March 17, 1962, in Beaumont, Texas, to Phyllis and Carl Lane Smith. Kirby graduated from Forest Park High School in 1980 and received his Bachelors of Business Administration from Lamar University in 1984. As a young child, Kirby became involved in various sports and quickly rose to lead his peers as president of his class and several different scholastic clubs and organizations. Kirby contributed a significant amount of time, along with his two older brothers, father and mother, to the Boy Scouts of America. He received his Eagle Scout Award in 1976 and was a brotherhood member in the Order of the Arrow. Kirby was a member of the Texas Epsilon chapter of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity. He was a collegiate track athlete and cheerleader at Lamar University. After graduation, Kirby moved to Austin, Texas, where he married Kimberly Corley. Together they have three children: Travis Colton Smith, Kyli...

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Charles Kelley

Charles Kelley

Charles Ray Kelley, 88, of Lumberton, died Tuesday, September 18, 2018. He was born on July 26, 1930, in Kirbyville, to Minnie Terry Kelley and Archie Kelley. Charles proudly served his country in the United States Air Force during the Korea conflict and later worked and retired from Gulf States Utility. Survivors include his wife, Lee Kelley; children, David Kelley and his wife, Laura, and Jay Kelley and his wife, Beckie, all of Lumberton; and Markel Kelley and his wife, Angel, of Tomball; stepchildren, Eddie Choate and his wife, Shannon, of Azle; Terri Broussard and her husband, Chris, of Little Elm; Ronnie Choate and his wife, Susan, of Sour Lake; Traci Gavin and her husband, Donald, of Culleoka, Tennessee; and Tammi Choate of Crosby; twenty-three grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; brother, Carlton Kelley of Jasper; niece and nephew, Shonda Brown and Greg Kelley, both of Jasper. He is preceded in death by his parents. A gathering of Charles’ family and friends will be...

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Diane Zdan

Diane Zdan

Diane Marie Zdan, 68, of Silsbee, died Monday, September 17, 2018. She was born in New York, in October 30, 1949, to Beverly Carpenter Muench and Albert Muench. Survivors include her children, Mark Morgan and his wife, Theresa, of Silsbee and Marcie Morgan of College Station; grandchildren, Chasity, Shelby, Dylan, Hope, Alisha, and Lily; great-grandchild, Carter; sisters, Monica, Pam, and Kitty; and numerous nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents; and two sisters. A memorial service will be Thursday, October 4, 2018, at New Covenant Assembly of God Church, 1470 North 5th Street, Silsbee. Diane’s committal was held at Broussard’s Crematorium, Beaumont....

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Ronnie Linder, Sr.

Ronnie Linder, Sr.

Ronnie Joe Linder, Sr., 66, of Beaumont, died Saturday, September 15, 2018. He was born on January 16, 1952, in Monroe, Louisiana, to Maggie Lou Miller Linder and Minor Noel Linder. Survivors include his sons, Jeffrey Linder and his wife, Kimberly, of Houston; Joe Mike Linder and his wife, Amber, of Vidor; and Ronnie Joe Linder, Jr. and his wife, Patti, of Port Neches; daughter, Tanya Melton and her husband, Jerry, of Houston; grandchildren, Chelsea Melton, Peyton Melton, Bayleigh Linder, Kaitlin Linder, Alyssa Linder, Jomike Linder, Lanie Linder, Kennedy Linder, and Maddie Linder; great-grandson, Michael Melton; and sister, Faye Blood. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Franklin Linder; and sisters, Gracie Tindell and Delena Griffin. A gathering of Mr. Linder’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Friday, September 21, 2018, at Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland. His funeral service will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, September...

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Charlotte Seaberg

Charlotte Seaberg

Charlotte Ann Seaberg passed away Sunday, September 16, 2018. She was born on March 24, 1938 and raised in China. Charlotte graduated from South Park High School in Beaumont, Texas, attended Southern Methodist University, graduated from Lamar University, and studied post-graduate at Louisiana State University, and St. Thomas University. Her professional career began as a teacher in the Head Start Program in Beaumont, and she moved on to teach in the Houston Independent School System and Brookshire Schools. She was an expert seamstress and enjoyed fashioning clothes for her mother and herself. She also enjoyed needlepoint, embroidery, and tatting. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in China until 1956 then transferring to First United Methodist of Beaumont. On her move to Houston area, she transferred membership to the Memorial Drive United Methodist Church. She was an accomplished pianist and vocalist, serving the church choirs until her illness. Diagnosed with the deg...

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