James Coudrain, Jr.

November 20, 1943 - October 06, 2019

James Coudrain, Jr.

James Joseph Coudrain, Jr, 75, of Kountze, passed away on Sunday, October 6, 2019, after a long battle with cancer. He was born on November 20, 1943, in Silsbee, to Bessie Ella Davidson and James Joseph Coudrian, Sr. James was a United States Army Veteran.

In 1966, he went to work for the Paper Mill in Evadale as a millwright, James retired after forty years. He loved to farm, travel, and fish. James will be missed by all who knew him.

Survivors include Judy Swift and family; three sons, Buster Coudrain and his wife, Cotie, of Mauricville; John Coudrain, of Amarillo; Jerry Coudrain, of Baytown; daughter, Sylvia Powell, of Palestine, West Virginia; granddaughter, Caroline; sister, Vernie Burks, of Mauriceville; numerous, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

James is preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Fahy Strawther, Laverne Coudrain, Bessie Coudrian, and Mary Jane Burkes; and brother, Charlie Wayne.

We were so grateful for Dr. Shariq Ahmad, American Renal in Beaumont, Heart of Texas Hospice and staff, Linda and Kellie McGraw, who helped James and family through the final walk.

A gathering of Mr. Coudrain’s family and friends will begin at 10:00 a.m., with his funeral service to follow at 11:00 a.m., Friday, October 11, 2019, at Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee. His interment will follow at Autumn Oaks Cemetery, Orange.

Broussard's Mortuary - Silsbee, TX
490 Cemetery Road Silsbee, TX 77656
Gathering of Family and Friends
Broussard's Mortuary - Silsbee
490 Cemetery Road Silsbee, TX 77656
Friday, October 11, 2019
10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.
Funeral Service
Broussard's Mortuary - Silsbee
490 Cemetery Road Silsbee, TX 77656
Friday, October 11, 2019
11:00 a.m.
Autumn Oak Cemetery
Hwy 62 At Old Hwy 90 Orange, TX 77630

Comments (1)

  • Galene Weems

    09 October 2019 at 18:22 | #

    My condolences to the family James was a wonderful person I had the privilege of getting to know!


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