Tonya Schwabel

August 03, 1966, November 29, 2017

Tonya Lee Schwabel

Tonya Lee Schwabel, 51, of Nederland, died Wednesday, November 29, 2017. She was born on August 3, 1966, in Concord, California, to Brenda Sue Arnold Kern and Johnny Wayne Kern.

Tonya was an avid outdoorswoman. She was altruistic in every sense of the word. Tonya loved everybody and was everyone’s aunt. She was a spiritual advisor to all. Tonya loved what she preached.

Survivors include her fiancé, Dwayne Rachal, of Nederland; parents, Wayne and Brenda Sue Kern of Beaumont; sister, Trena Lene’ Lankford of Beaumont; step-sister, Rebecca Kern of Silsbee; step-brother, Christopher Kern and his wife Megan of China; niece and nephews, Tristun Lynn Burch, Randall Crump, Colbie Grisham; and many, many more family members and friends.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Tami Lynn Grisham.

Memorial contributions for Ms. Schwabel may be made to an organization of one’s choice.

The family would like to extend thanks to Dr. Oz, his team, and the I.C.U. at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont for all their help and compassion.

A private family committal will be held at Broussard’s Crematorium, Beaumont, under the direction of Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland.

Private Family Committal
5150 Stivers Street Beaumont, TX 77705

Comments (3)

  • Bernie Hutson

    03 December 2017 at 00:01 | #

    Tonya was one of the sweetest friend. She had the faith of Job and will be greatly missed. "Rebel"


  • Tony Arrington

    02 December 2017 at 01:08 | #

    Tonya you will be missed by so many. You loved life and people of all walks of life. You always preached love and never judged a person. You were a true Christian and there is no doubt where you are today. I will miss our conversation. Love you, until we meet again.


  • Amber Latham

    01 December 2017 at 22:11 | #

    Tonya you were and will always be a blessing in my life. I will always remember you as uplifting, inspiring, and full of love to share with everyone who was blessed to meet you. You will be missed by so many!


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