Patty Lynn Duhon Rabb

November 16, 1930, August 10, 2019

Patty Rabb

Patty Lynn Duhon Rabb, 88, of Beaumont, left this earth to be with her Lord on Saturday, August 10, 2019. She was born on November 16, 1930, in Abbeville, Louisiana, to Zoé Broussard Duhon and Felix Duhon, Sr. Nanny graduated from French High School as head twirler. She was manager of Walmart in Beaumont and opened countless stores over the years. Nanny was so loved by her workers and especially loved by her family.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Alton J. (Tenny) Rabb; her daughter, Zoe Lynn Rabb Reynard; and her two brothers, Felix and Fritz Duhon.

Nanny is survived by her son, Alton J. Rabb, Jr. and wife, Terri; brother, Morris Duhon and wife, Jeanne; granddaughters, Kari Rabb Hillin and husband, Brandon and Stephanie Presley and husband, Todd; great-grandchildren, Logan and Lance Hillin, Adam, Isabella, Eli, and Summer Presley; and also a great-great-granddaughter, Amelia, due in September. Nanny had many special nieces and nephews who fondly thought of her.

The family would like to express their thanks for the wonderful and loving care given by doctors and nursing staff at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont, especially the staff working on the third floor. Special thanks and consideration goes to Dr. Msonthi Levine and his staff, the home health nursing, particularly Linda, Sonia, and Jamie.

A gathering of Mrs. Rabb’s family and friends will begin at 5:00 p.m., with a Rosary recited at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, August 15, 2019, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m., Friday, August 16, 2019, at St. Anne Catholic Church, 2715 Calder Avenue, Beaumont, with her interment to follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Beaumont.

Please join the Rabb family at Broussard’s Centré, 1775 Calder Avenue, Beaumont, for food and fellowship upon your return from the cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 15829, Arlington, Virginia 22215, or to


Gathering of Family and Friends
Broussard's Mortuary - Major Dr.
1605 N. Major Drive Beaumont, TX 77713
Thursday, August 15, 2019
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Broussard's Mortuary - Major Dr.
1605 N. Major Drive Beaumont, TX 77713
Thursday, August 15, 2019
7:00 p.m.
Mass of Christian Burial
St. Anne Catholic Church
2715 Calder Beaumont, TX 77701
Friday, August 16, 2019
11:00 a.m.
Forest Lawn Memorial Park
4955 Pine St Beaumont, TX 77703

Comments (10)

  • Robert & Phyllis Lee

    17 August 2019 at 17:18 | #

    Prayers and sympathy for your family. May she rest peacefully in heaven with Jesus.


  • Jim and Elaine Leger Texarkana, Texas

    16 August 2019 at 11:12 | #

    One of the great ladies from the old Beaumont North End. Her home was always a welcoming place. Our prayers are with Al and the entire family. I thought she was, truly, a great lady.


  • Joan Cook

    15 August 2019 at 21:00 | #

    Al and Kari, So sorry to hear of the loss of your Mom and Nanny. I enjoyed visiting with her and admired her loyal support back in the old days at MKCHS. Peace and prayers to the whole family.


  • Jacob Coleman

    15 August 2019 at 19:45 | #

    Sorry for loss I will save prayers for you say too you my heart love you


  • Kathryn Hinojosa

    15 August 2019 at 17:26 | #

    Patty was a very loving and beautiful lady. I truly feel Blessed in knowing her and sharing fun times with her at St. Jude. May God Bless her family as they go thru this time. We all celebrate her life and what a wonderful and faithful life she had. She is now in Heaven with Our Heavenly Father and the love of her life, Alton her husband. Love, Kathryn Hinojosa



    15 August 2019 at 00:01 | #

    Many a good time with Patty at Fritz and Helen's house. God Bless her family.


  • Bertha O'Neill

    12 August 2019 at 22:56 | #

    Teri and Al
    You are in my thought and prayers. So very sorry for the loss of Patty. Always enjoyed visiting with her in the beauty shop.. May the peace of Christ be with you and her family.


  • The Mace Family...Shirley,Steve, and Kathy

    12 August 2019 at 21:06 | #

    Prayers and Blessings to you and your family. You are in our thoughts and prayers. The Mace Family



    12 August 2019 at 20:45 | #



  • Sylvia Pesson Weldon

    11 August 2019 at 21:43 | #

    Patty Lynn will always be in my heart and with the Angels. Seguin,Tx


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