Betty Joan Hext

February 28, 1933 - August 31, 2018

Betty Joan Hext

Betty Joan Hext, 85, of Beaumont, died Friday, August 31, 2018. She was born on February 28, 1933, to Gladys Johnson Goeke and Louis Goeke, in Rosebud. Betty was a devoted mother to her family. Her hobby was creating breathtaking floral arrangements and decorating. She also enjoyed a good healthy challenge consequently Betty was always ready for a good game of cards or a round of dominos.

Survivors include her daughter, Debra Leger-Jordan of Beaumont; son, Chriss Davis and his wife, Cindy, of Irving; grandchildren, Brad Brown of Beaumont; Derick Leger and his wife, Jennifer; Bethany Kennedy; and Stephen Leger and his wife, Jordan, all of Nederland; and Giovanni Alvarez and his wife, Michelle, of Katy; great-grandchildren, Bailey Nicole, Preston Leger, Easton Leger, Jaxon Leger, Aubree Kennedy, Abbee Kennedy, Eli Lee, Adaline Grubbs, Rylee Leger, Samuel Leger, Mazie Kate Leger, Julian Alvarez, and Elijah Alvarez.

She is preceded in death by her parents; grandson, Dustin Colby Leger; brothers, Louis Goeke, William Goeke, and Richard Goeke, and sister, Mary Ruth Garrett.

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 Alzheimer’s Association, 700 North Street, Suite M, Beaumont, Texas 77704 and online at:

Comments (4)

  • NL

    09 September 2018 at 23:36 | #

    My sincere condolences to the family at this difficult time. May you all seek God for comfort, peace, strength and support (2 Cor 1:3).


  • W. J.

    03 September 2018 at 10:35 | #

    To the family of Betty Joan Hext:
    My condolences to all of you. May the memories you shared together and the promises found at John 6:40 and Acts 24:15 provide you with comfort, strength and hope for the future. We long to see their fulfillment soon. ?


  • Deborah Spring

    02 September 2018 at 22:42 | #

    Debra, I was so sorry to hear of your loss. Your Mother was such a joy to be around. I know she'll be missed by everyone. Please stay in touch with Megan and myself. We really miss you. Love you.


  • Emily

    02 September 2018 at 17:58 | #

    Debra, Chriss and families
    So sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. Praying for peace in knowing she is resting in peace.
    Love to all,


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