Broussard’s Mortuary Kountze


530, West Monroe Street, Kountze, Texas, 77625, United States,

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Broussard’s Mortuary Kountze Obituaries

Dollie Ruth Warren
January 27, 1934 - September 16, 2023

Dollie Warren, 89, of Sour Lake, died Saturday, September 16, 2023.  She was born on January 27, 1934, in Vidor, to Ellen Deason Brister and Louis Brister. Survivors include her children, Dennis Warren of Sour Lake; Debbie Ernst and her husband, John, of Kirbyville; and Donna Lummus and her husband, Jason, of China; grandchildren, Deana Flowers and her husband, Billy, of Sour Lake; Dustin Ernst and his wife, Margaret, of Kirbyville; and Dalton Lummus of China; great-grandchildren, Justin, Janson, Josh, and Jaelynn; great-great-grandchildren, Harpper and Salem Frazier; and sister-in-law, Elva Lois Witt of Trinity.  She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, of sixty-six years, Donald Warren; and siblings, J.C. Brister, L.C. Brister, H.L. Brister, Thester Pitre, Lucille Wilkerson, Ethel Day, Dee French, and Erie Scott. A gathering of Dollie’s family and friends will be 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 19, 2023, at Broussard’s, 530 West Monroe, […]

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Rita Henley Williams
January 17, 1955 - September 15, 2023

Rita Henley Williams, 68, of Saratoga, died Friday, September 15, 2023, in the arms of her beloved daughter, Heather. She was born on January 17, 1955, in Silsbee, Texas to Ruby Carlile Henley and Gilbert E. Henley. Rita was a life-long resident of the Silsbee area and a graduate of Silsbee High School. As an adult, Rita and her dad joked that his position with the Texas Highway Department seriously hindered her ability to get into trouble in high school because his work routes always coincided with her location when she wasn’t where she was supposed to be. Rita began her distinguished career at the Pines Theater in Silsbee where she served up tickets and snacks for family-friendly movies, and she served as a waitress at the Wagon Wheel Café. She then worked as a legal secretary for Kountze attorney Dwayne Overstreet for more than 30 years, handling a variety […]

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Jack Clem Gray
July 20, 1934 - August 9, 2023

Jack C. Gray, Sr., age 89, of Sour Lake, stepped into the heavenly realm to be with his Father God and Lord Jesus Christ at 3:40 a.m. on Wednesday, August 9, 2023.  He entered this life on Friday, July 20, 1934, in Hammond, Louisiana, to his late parents, Henry Theodore Gray and Beatrice Davis Gray. Jack is a United States Army veteran and retired from the Beaumont Fire Department in 1984 after serving twenty-three years as Captain at Stations 3 and 9.  Jack also celebrated sixty-five years of service to the Grand Masonic Lodge of Texas. Jack is survived by his wife, Ruthie Lee Gray; children, Judy Byrd, Keith Gray, Michael Gray, Glenn Gray, Colleen Robinson, Timothy Gray, Jack Gray, Jr., and Dena Tullier; sister, Malva; and holding a special place in Jack’s heart are many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents; wives, […]

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Lydia Bernice Wimer
March 27, 1927 - August 3, 2023

Lydia Bernice Wimer, 96, of Sour Lake, died Thursday, August 3, 2023.  She was born on March 27, 1927, in Batson, to Beatrice Golden Loftin and Hector Loftin. Mrs. Wimer owned her own daycare in Port Arthur for over twenty-five years.  She enjoyed flowers, gardening, and traveling in the RV with her husband, Willie.  She also enjoyed bowling and was secretary to two different bowling leagues.  Mrs. Wimer will forever be remembered as a loving wife, mother, and Granny. Survivors include her daughter, Carol Gonsoulin of Kountze; son, Gary Morse and his wife, Dorothy, of Nacogdoches; grandchildren, Teri Rodriguez; Brent Morse and his wife, Karen; Keli Zimmerman and her husband, Chris; Jeri Kirkendall and her husband, Chris; and Christina Edgar and her husband, Jake; thirteen great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of other family and friends.  She is preceded in death by her husband of over […]

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Debra Kay McCleary
May 28, 1964 - July 22, 2023

Debra Kay McCleary, 59 of Kountze, died Saturday, July 22, 2023. She was born on May 28, 1964, in Kountze, to Roxie Ioana Block McCleary and John Martin McCleary. Debra worked as a bus driver for Kountze ISD for many years and was currently employed with Lumberton ISD. She enjoyed horses, thunderstorms, scary movies, and paranormal tv shows. Her favorite thing to do was spend time with her family. Survivors include her children, William Johnson of Kountze; Christina Chanek of Silsbee; and Roxanna Chanek and her husband, Cade Anderson, of Kountze; mother, Roxie Wacasey of Kountze; seven grandchildren; siblings, Pam Gandy and her husband, Don, of Kountze; Dianne Anderson and her husband, Joseph, of Kountze; Lavern Lamborn and her husband, David, of Woodville; Martin McCleary of Kountze; Donald McCleary and his wife, Stephanie, of Hillister; and David Wacasey and his wife, Amanda, of Kountze;  Shelly Martinez; John McCleary; Kathleen McCleary; […]

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Hollis Ann Deaver
July 4, 2023 - July 4, 2023

Hollis Ann Deaver gained her angel wings on Tuesday, July 4, 2023. She was the beautiful daughter of Morgan and Cade Deaver. She was a true beauty like her mommy and had a head full of curls like her daddy. She is survived by her parents, Morgan and Cade Deaver; grandparents, Lisa and Jerome Cope, Shelley and Chet Deaver, Jimmy Celestine, and Dianne Deaver; her three great-grandmothers, Sherrie Ann Rains, Hazel Celestine, and Mary Kay Hall; great-grandfather, Terry Williams; her aunts and uncles, Maegan and Zane Drake; Caleigh Spence; Lauren Cowart; Joni and Adam Zapf; and Kristi and Kevin Kelley; her big cousins, Henlee Spence, River Drake, and Karter Cowart; and countless other family and friends who all loved her dearly. She is rejoicing in heaven with her great-grandmother, Diana Williams; great-grandfathers, Jerry Rains, C.B. Celestine, and Chester Deaver, Sr.; her great-aunts, Kim Delp and Tania Honeycutt; and her great-uncle, […]

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Paul Elliott Ortego
February 11, 1941 - June 14, 2023

Paul Elliott Ortego, 82, of Port Arthur, died Wednesday, June 14, 2023. He was born on February 11, 1941, in New Orleans, Louisiana, to Adelaide Madeline Hutchison Ortego and Edward Joseph Ortego. Survivors include his wife, Rene Ortego; children, Paul Ortego, Jr. and his wife, Carol, of Conroe; Patricia Goodman and her husband, Charlie, of Weatherford; Darrel Ortego and his wife, Tiffany, of Tyler; Laura Ortego and her husband, David Taylor, of Nederland; and Jason Ortego of Orange; stepchildren, Raelene and her husband, Smitty Smith, of Tennessee; Michael Moore and his wife, Lindsey, of Corpus Christi; and Shayne Moore and his wife, Sarah; siblings, Clifford Ortego of Las Vegas, Nevada, and Russell Ortego and his wife, Mary Ann, of Lufkin; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, and brothers, George Ortego and Ronnie Ortego. A gathering of Mr. Ortego’s family and friends will begin […]

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Beatrice Duce
November 23, 1944 - June 14, 2023

Beatrice Duce, 78, of Kountze, passed away peacefully on the sixtieth anniversary of her and Paul’s marriage, Wednesday, June 14, 2023. She was born on November 23, 1944, in Beaumont, to Eiliene Carter Sharp and David Turner Sharp. Bea, as she was known to her friends and family spent most of her life in Kountze.  After graduating from Kountze High School, she attended Beauty College.  Over her life she cut and curled hair for the ladies of Kountze.  Besides her work she enjoyed spending time with her friends, family and numerous nieces and nephews.  She and Paul traveled extensively throughout the United States.  Her passion was crocheting.  All her family and friends have a crocheted treasure to remember her by. Most recently she enjoyed keeping up with family and friends after she mastered Facebook.  She also enjoyed puzzles and coloring apps. Survivors include her husband, Paul Duce; nieces and nephews, […]

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Margaret Elizabeth Mangum
August 8, 1941 - June 9, 2023

Margaret Elizabeth Mangum, 81, of Kountze, died on Friday, June 9, 2023.  She was born on August 8, 1941, in Kountze, to Thelma Carroll Ripka and Walter Earl Ripka, Sr. Survivors include her daughter, Pamela Burks and her husband, Jerry, of Magnolia Springs; son, Edward Lee and his wife, Angela, of Kountze; sister, Mary Swearingen of Kountze; brother, Walter Earl Ripka, Jr. of Beaumont; sister-in-law, Sue Ripka of Kountze; grandchildren, Misty Anderson and her husband, Justin, of Beaumont; Cody Lee of Kountze; and Jeremy Burks of Magnolia Springs; great-grandchild, Lynlee Anderson; two stepdaughters; and numerous step grandchildren.  She is preceded in death by her first husband, Lynn Lee; second husband, Wiley Mangum; brother, Charles Carroll Ripka; and sister, Earline Read. A gathering of Mrs. Mangum’s family and friends will begin at 1:00 p.m., with her funeral service at 2:00 p.m., Monday, June 12, 2023, at Broussard’s, 530 West Monroe, Kountze.  […]

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Henry Paul Dugat
March 30, 1941 - April 24, 2023

Henry “Peanut” Paul Dugat, 82, of Warren, died peacefully at home Monday, April 24, 2023, with his family by his side. He was born on March 30, 1941, in Sour Lake, to Erna Mae Rhame Dugat and Clarence Paul Dugat. He was employed with the International Longshoremen’s Association of Clerks and Checkers Local 1665 during his Port of Galveston career. For thirty years, he worked full-time on the docks, and maintained a working cattle ranch and soybean farm in Hardin County. After retiring in 1989, he reapplied his full-time attention to farming and ranching. Henry was a volunteer and board member to numerous community organizations in the Sour Lake area. He provided work-study opportunities, along with valuable life lessons and skills, to many young people with interests in farming and ranching vocations. Henry and his wife mark sixty-two years of happy marriage in 2023. Survivors include his wife, Sue Jones […]

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Ollie Adaway Murphy
December 31, 1924 - April 9, 2023

Ollie Adaway Murphy, 98, of Village Mills, died Sunday, April 9, 2023. She was born on December 31, 1924, in Johnson Bayou, Louisiana, to Alice Alphin Adaway and Sebastian Adaway. Ollie enjoyed water skiing in her youth. She found joy in her grandchildren and sporting events. She was an Astros fan, loved the outdoors, and enjoyed sewing, quilting, and crocheting. She will forever remain a loving wife, mother, and MawMaw. Survivors include her daughters, Sheila Ann Murphy of Port Neches, and Catherine Murphy of Village Mills; sons, Patrick Kevin Murphy and his wife, Maria, of Silsbee; Thomas Murphy and his wife, Valerie, of Lumberton; and John Murphy and his wife, Darla, of Bridge City; fourteen grandchildren, twenty-five great-grandchildren, and five great-great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband of 59 years, Pat Murphy; and sons, Johnny Ray Adaway, and Robert Charles Nally. A gathering of Mrs. Murphy’s family […]

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Patricia Sue Robinson
April 18, 1945 - February 17, 2023

Patricia Sue Robinson, 77, of Village Mills, died Friday, February 17, 2023.  She was born on April 18, 1945, in Lake Providence, Louisiana, to Bonnie Harville Myers and E.C. Myers. Patricia loved spending time with her children and grandchildren.  She will be remembered for her beautiful singing, knitting, and planting and tending to her roses. Survivors include her husband of nine years, Arnold Robinson; sons, Mike Robertson of Kountze and Jeff Robertson and his wife, Kandi, of Wildwood; grandchildren, Austin and Justin Robertson; great-grandchildren, Luke and Nash Robertson; sister, Tammy LaCaze and her husband, Wilbert, of Monticello, Louisiana; brothers, Edward Myers of Port Neches and Larry Myers of Louisiana; stepson, Keith Robinson and his wife, Claire, of Sugarland; stepdaughter, Lynda Goldberg and her husband, Phil, of Scottsdale, Arizona; and numerous other loving relatives and friends.  She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, James Robertson; and son, Timothy Robertson. […]

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Eugenia “Kandy” Sanner
November 15, 1928 - February 12, 2023

Eugenia “Kandy” Sanner, 94, of Wildwood, died Sunday, February 12, 2023. She was born on November 15, 1928, in Columbus, to Genoveva Santos Ojeda and Jesus M. Ojeda. Survivors include her children, JoAnn Jenkins and her husband, Richard, of Woodstock, Georgia; David Dempsey of Houston; Terry Sanner and his wife, Sherri, of Fort Worth; Lori Sanner of Houston; and Teresa Sanner of Wildwood; grandchildren, Michael, Lisa, Ryan, Brittany, Chelsea and Ashley; numerous great-grandchildren and ten siblings. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, George Sanner; daughter, Alice Christian; grandchildren, Maurice Sanner and Melissa Burnham; siblings, Duffy Ojeda and Pete Ojeda. A gathering of Mrs. Sanner’s friends and family will begin at 2:00 p.m. with her funeral service at 3:00 p.m., Thursday, February 16, 2023, at Broussard’s, 530 West Monroe, Kountze, with her interment to follow at Village Mills Cemetery, Village Mills.

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Craig Odelle Coplen, Sr.
October 7, 1948 - February 11, 2023

Craig Odelle Coplen, Sr., 74, of Kountze, died Saturday, February 11, 2023. He was born on October 7, 1948, in Port Arthur, to Margaret Mills Coplen and James O. Coplen. Survivors include his wife, Kathy Coplen; sons Craig O. Coplen, Jr. and Carl James Coplen and his wife, Amanda, all of Kountze; daughter-in-law, Carol Lee Coplen of Kountze; grandchildren, Shy Foshee and her husband, Nick, of Kountze; Patience Coplen of Kountze; Morgan Fontenot and her husband, Jansen, of Kountze; Caden Coplen and his wife, Makenzie, of Kountze; Kristen Ingram and her husband, Gage, of Liberty; Abbie Coplen, Cameryn Coplen and Cole Coplen all of Kountze; six great-grandchildren; siblings, Jimmye Duhon and her husband, Larry and Julie Cowart and her husband, Kit, all of Kountze. He is preceded in death by his parents. Craig was a residence of Kountze for the past 50 years, where he served as Kountze school board […]

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Bart Ellis Foreman
July 19, 1960 - February 8, 2023

Bart Ellis Foreman, 62, of Kountze, died Wednesday, February 8, 2023.  He was born on July 19, 1960, in Port Arthur, to Mary Ann Becker and James Ellis Foreman.  Bart proudly served his country in the United States Air Force. Survivors include his fiancée, Diana Ellison; mother, Mary Ann Becker of Lumberton; daughter Savannah Foreman of Raleigh, North Carolina; siblings, Brian Foreman of Kenosha, Wisconsin; Chris Jimmerson and his spouse, Wayne, of Austin; Jill Peloquin and her husband, Brian, of Sulphur, Louisiana; and Jarrel Jimmerson and his wife, Annette, of Cedar Park;  nephews, Dustin and Devon; niece, Lincoln; and great-niece, Avery.  He is preceded in death by his father. A gathering of Bart’s family and friends will be 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m., Sunday, February 12, 2023, at Broussard’s, 530 West Monroe, Kountze.  His committal will be held at Broussard’s Crematorium.  

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Jerry Glenn Carney
October 9, 1947 - January 30, 2023

Jerry Glenn Carney, 75, of Sour Lake, died Monday, January 30, 2023. He was born on October 9, 1947, in Beaumont, to Veta Fannell LounsBerry Carney and Arthur Jewel Carney. Survivors include his son, Bobby Carney and his wife, DeDe, of Sour Lake; grandchildren, Madison Carney and Garrett Carney; siblings, Bobby Lynn Carney and his wife, Dewilyn, of Wildwood, Fannell Vaughn and her husband, Eddie, of Annapolis, Maryland and Ellice Ledet of Sour Lake; nephews, Brian Carney and his wife, Alicia, of El Paso; Brent Carney and his wife, Emily, of Wildwood; Brady Carney and his wife, Jennifer, of Sour Lake; Rob Vaughn and his wife, Kayleigh, of Annapolis, Maryland and Michael Smith and his wife, Kim of Nacogdoches. He is preceded in death by his parents. His cremation was handled by Broussard’s Crematorium.

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Jerry Donald Williams,Sr.
October 16, 1937 - January 29, 2023

Jerry Donald Williams, 85, of Woodville, died Sunday, January 29, 2023. He was born on October 16, 1937, in Honey Island to Farold Nolen Williams and Charley Mac Williams. Survivors include his daughters, Karla Caballero of San Antonio, Donna Kaye Stutts and her husband, David, of Kountze and Kelly Jane Williams of Ivanhoe; grandchildren, Seth Caballero and Drew Caballero all of San Antonio. He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Linda Lucille Gore Williams; son, J.D. Williams and brothers, Norris Williams and Harry David Williams. A gathering of Mr. William’s friends and family will begin at 10:00 a.m. with his funeral service at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, February 1, 2023, at Broussard’s, 530 West Monroe, Kountze, with interment to follow at Jordan Cemetery, Honey Island.

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Grady “Pete” Sales
February 11, 1955 - January 15, 2023

Grady Lavon “Pete” Sales, 67, of Kountze, died Sunday, January 15, 2023. He was born on February 11, 1955, in Kountze, to Wanda Murray Sales and Wiley Sales. Survivors include his wife, Sandy Sales; children, Patrick Sales and his wife, Brandy, of Honey Island; Grady Sales, Jr. and his wife, Kacie, of Honey Island; Jessica Bertrand and her husband, Earl, of Silsbee; Justin McGee and his wife, Elizabeth, of Texas City; Evan McGee and his wife, Jennifer, of Alvin; Kelly McGee of Kountze, and Steven McGee of Katy; siblings, Diane Sales of Jacksonville, Randy Parker of Honey Island, and Vernon Parker and his wife, Lori, of Honey Island; thirty grandchildren, and sixteen great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents; stepfather, Elbert Parker; wives, Frances Sales, and Pauline Sales; grandson, Patrick Wayne Sales, Jr.; great-grandson; Casen Lyles, and brother, Gary Parker. A gathering of Mr. Sales’ family and friends […]

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Royce Paul Boyett
October 29, 1946 - December 15, 2022

Royce Paul Boyett, 76, of Kountze, died Thursday, December 15, 2022. He was born on October 29, 1946, in Houston, to Pauline Bates Boyett and R.C. Boyett. He proudly served his county in the United States Navy and retired from BNSF Railroad. Survivors include his son, Jeremy Paul Boyett of Vidor; grandchildren, Cheyann Baxter, Chelsea Crain, Colton Crain, Daylon Wheeler, and Kayleigh Boyett; five great-grandchildren; and siblings, Robert Boyett; David Boyett and his wife, Ann; and Troyce Boyett and his wife, Bonnie, all of Kountze. He is preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Tallena Crain; sisters-in-law, Joyce Boyett and Peggy Boyett. A gathering of Mr. Boyett’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Friday, December 16, 2022, at Broussard’s, 530 West Monroe, Kountze. His graveside service will be at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, December 17, 2022, at Holland Cemetery, Kountze.

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Linda Lou Quandel
February 17, 1944 - October 21, 2022

Linda Lou Quandel, 78, of Silsbee, died peacefully in her home, Friday, October 21, 2022, surrounded by her family. She was born on February 17, 1944, in Hattisburg, Mississippi, to Jessie Ruth Simmons. Linda’s greatest joy was her family. She was an avid reader and enjoyed traveling in her RV with her late husband. Survivors include her children, Taina Caires and her husband, Christopher and Lisa Anderson and her wife, Donita, all of Silsbee; and Jennifer Rinando and her husband, Mark, of Lumberton; grandchildren, Matthew Wright, Alex Wright, Krysta Simpson, Jesse Caires, Logan Caires, Ashley Monasco, Cameron Rinando, and Carley Rinando; and great-grandchildren, Elliot, Allison, Baby Simpson, Daisee, Dawson, Sawyer, and Lilly. She is preceded in death by her mother, and husband, Bennie Lee Quandel. Mrs. Quandel’s committal will be held at Broussard’s Crematorium. In lieu of flowers, Linda wanted donations sent to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

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Barbara Nickelbur
September 29, 1946 - October 19, 2022

Barbara Nickelbur, 76, of Honey Island, died Wednesday, October 19, 2022. She was born on September 29, 1946, in Cleveland, to Opal Elizabeth Lilley Alexander and William Riley Alexander. Survivors include her children, Beth Chance and her husband, Skipper and Delain Key and her husband, Kelly, all of Honey Island; grandchildren, Anthony Miller and Nelain Cain and her husband, James, all of Honey Island; Phillip Key and his wife, Valerie, of Beaumont; Travis Key and his wife, Kayla, of Orange; Brianna Chance and her fiancé, Tristan Maleno, of Vidor; Hunter Nickelbur of Spurger; and Kieghanna Chance of Honey Island; twelve great-grandchildren; and sister, Ludie Hoke and her husband, Tim, of Silsbee. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Lester D. Nickelbur, Sr; son, Lester D. Nickelbur “Boy”,  Jr.; and brother, William Riley “WR” Alexander, Jr. A gathering of Mrs. Nickelbur’s family and friends will from 5:00 p.m. until […]

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Nancy Ann West
April 13, 1942 - September 26, 2022

Nancy Ann West, 80, of Silsbee, died Monday, September 26, 2022. She was born on April 13, 1942, to Angie Lee Vanpelt Cooley and Robert Franklin Cooley. Survivors include her children, Norvell West and his wife, Christine, of Sour Lake and James West and his wife, Rosie, of Livingston; stepdaughter, LouJene Fregia and her husband, Randall, of Saratoga; siblings, Velma Self of Silsbee and Marie Smith of Lufkin; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Marion Leo West; and siblings, A.C. Cooley, Elmer Cooley, and Hazel Tyson. A gathering of Mrs. West’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Thursday, September 29, 2022, at Broussard’s, 530 West Monroe Street, Kountze. Her funeral service will be 2:00 p.m., Friday, September 30, 2022, at Broussard’s, with interment to follow at William Hart Cemetery, Kountze.

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Clifford Moore
November 9, 1954 - September 5, 2022

Clifford Moore, 67, of Kountze, died Monday, September 5, 2022. He was born on November 9, 1954, in Kountze, to Lillie Mae Lakey Moore and Sidney Moore. Mr. Moore proudly served his country in the United States Navy. Survivors include his children, James Moore and his wife, Ashlee, and Brian Moore; grandchildren, Grace Moore, Sara Moore, Sidney Moore, and Allison Moore, all of Kountze; great-grandchild, Nevaeh; siblings, James Moore and his wife, Patricia and Francis Scarber and her husband, Robert, all of Broaddus; and numerous cousins. He is proceeded in death by his parents. A gathering of Mr. Moore’s family and friends will be 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Monday, September 12, 2022, at Broussard’s, 530 West Monroe Street, Kountze. His funeral service will 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 13, 2022, at Broussard’s with his interment to follow at Jordan Cemetery, Honey Island.

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Charles Brady Shearer
July 31, 1954 - August 14, 2022

Charles Brady Shearer, 68, of Hot Springs, Arkansas, and formerly of Beaumont, passed away on Sunday, August 14, 2022.  He was born on July 31, 1954, in Fort Benning, Georgia, to Mary Perkins Shearer and Charles Hansford Shearer. Survivors include his daughter, Adrienne Shearer of Houston; brother, Raymond Shearer and his wife, Laura of Wildwood; niece, Ashley Ramos and her husband, Juan, of Beaumont; nephew, Zachary Shearer of Vidor; and numerous cousins. He is preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Theresse Shearer; and nephew, John Shearer. A gathering of Charles’ family and friends will begin at 11:00 a.m., with his funeral service at 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 23, 2022, at Broussard’s Mortuary, 530 West Monroe Street, Kountze.  His interment will follow at Village Mills Cemetery, Village Mills.

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Marilyn “Laverne” Crysel
February 15, 1953 - July 26, 2022

Marilyn “Laverne” Crysel, 69, of Kountze, went to Heaven on Tuesday, July 26, 2022. She passed peacefully at home surrounded by her family. Laverne was born on February 15, 1953, in Woodville, to Lerla Gardner Stackpole and Melvin Walter Stackpole. Survivors include her husband, Danny Crysel of Kountze; sister, JoAnn Redmon of Kountze; nieces and nephews, Glynn Redmon Jr. and his wife, Dewanda, of Georgetown; Melvin Keith Redmon of Lumberton; Tessa Johnson and her husband, Charles, of Kountze; Stacy Cole and her husband, Roy, of Kountze; Victoria Hancock and Connor Hancock, both of The Woodlands; and Tray Crysel and Chase Crysel, both of Lumberton; and sister in-law, Deborah Sue Hancock and her husband, Roger, of The Woodlands. She is preceded in death by her parents, and brother in-law, Glynn Redmon Sr. A gathering of Mrs. Crysel’s family and friends will begin at 10:00 a.m., with her funeral service at 1:00 […]

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Casey Jones
March 17, 1982 - September 2, 2019

Casey James Jones, 37, of Vidor, died Monday, September 2, 2019. He was born on March 17, 1982, in Galveston, to Robert Eugene Jones and Lissel Katy Alpers. Casey was a United States Army veteran. Survivors include his father, Robert Jones, of Warren; mother, Katy Jones, of Rockport; sons, Trypp James Jones, of Vidor and Malykye Hollister Casey Jones, of Lumberton; siblings, Lola Elaine Jones, of Kountze; Robert Eugene Jones, Jr and his wife, Nicole, of Warren; John Tilmon Alpers and his wife, Jennifer; Victoria Lyne Jones, all of Lumberton; and Richard Peterson and his wife, Nicole, of Minnesota; aunts, Lizanne Leger, of Vidor; Nancy Duhon, of Houston; Diane Adair and her husband, Tommy, of Warren; uncles, Louis Alpers, of Kountze; Thomas Daniel Jones, Jr and his wife, Sarah, of Graham; Michael Jones and his wife, Tammie; and Tommy Jones; grandmother, Arvilla Jones, all of Warren; great-grandmother, Lola Alpers, of […]

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Edwin Miller
December 5, 1932 - August 27, 2019

Edwin Richard Miller, 86, of Wildwood, died Tuesday, August 27, 2019. He was born on December 5, 1932, in Starkville, Mississippi, to Martha Mueller Miller and Harry Miller. Survivors include his wife of sixty-four years, Patricia Miller; children, Cherie Slaughter of Galveston, Indiana; Kay Cheatham and her husband, Vance, of Decatur, Georgia; Cindy Shimasabi, and her husband, Mike, of Chula Vista, California; and Julie Harris and her husband, James, of Katy, Texas; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Donald Miller. Edwin’s memorial service will be 10:00 a.m., Thursday, September 12, 2019, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 470 Monroe, Kountze.  His committal was held at Broussard’s Crematorium, Beaumont. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 470 Monroe, Kountze, Texas 77625.

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Gerald Williams
July 21, 1935 - August 21, 2019

Gerald Allen Williams, 84, of Silsbee, died Wednesday, August 21, 2019. He was born on July 21, 1935, in Beaumont, to Lucille Thomas and Howard Billy Williams. Survivors include his wife of twenty-four years, Barbara Williams; brother, Bruce; and sisters, Deloris, Babe Ruth, and Glyndon. Gerald is preceded in death by his parents. A private family committal was held at Broussard’s Crematorium, Beaumont, under the direction of Broussard’s, 530 West Monroe, Kountze.

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Daphne Cash
January 5, 1938 - August 4, 2019

Daphne Virginia Eubanks Cash, 81, of Beaumont, died Sunday, August 4, 2019. She was born on January 5, 1938, in Cairo, Georgia, to Lilla Hutchison Eubanks and Lonnie Eubanks. Survivors include her children, Dwayne Courts and his wife, Mary, of Seattle, Washington; Lonnie Courts and his wife, Stacey, of Willis, Texas; Stacie Worthy and her husband, Bruce, of Beaumont, Texas; and Daphne Courts of Leesburg, Georgia; grandchildren, Ryan, Amber, Dalyce, Quinton, Danielle, Alexander, Ashleigh, and Kaleigh Courts, Debra and Gregory Breeden, and Aniston Sugart; twelve great-grandchildren; and her twin sisters, Marilyn and Carolyn. She is preceded in death by her parents; and three brothers. To our beloved mother, thank you for everything you implanted in our lives. You were such an incredible example of love, strength, and determination. We are so thankful for the trust and faith in Jesus you instilled in us. We are comforted now in the knowledge […]

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Carolyn Anderson
February 21, 1954 - July 21, 2019

Carolyn “Susie” Anderson, 65, of Kountze, died Sunday, July 21, 2019. She was born on February 21, 1954, in Port Arthur, to Virginia Raminez Prowse and Robert Prowse. Survivors include her husband of forty years, Roger Anderson; children, Alex Gonzales and his wife, LeAnn, of Frisco; Diedric Gonzales and his wife, Gina, of Kirbyville; Christopher Anderson and his wife, Krystal, of Katy; and Eric Anderson and his wife, Thuyen, of Magnolia; fifteen grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sisters, Virginia Williams and Kathy Hernandez; mother-in-law, Dolores Anderson of Kountze; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other family members, and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents; and father-in-law, Manuel Anderson. A gathering of Susie’s family and friends will be 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 24, 2019, at 1st Assembly of God, 1055 Highway 69, Kountze. Her funeral service will be 3:00 p.m., Thursday, July 25, 2019, at the church, under […]

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