Broussard’s Mortuary Major Dr.


1605, North Major Drive, Beaumont, Texas, 77713, United States,

Texas Funeral Service Commission License #2245

Broussard’s Mortuary Major Dr. Obituaries

Catherine Rose Jordan
April 13, 1944 - June 2, 2023

Catherine Rose Jordan, 79, of Beaumont, died Friday, June 2, 2023, at Magnolia Manor, Groves. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105. Miss Jordan’s arrangements are pending under the direction of Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. 409-866-3838

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Winfred Wayne Wilke
June 15, 1937 - June 1, 2023

Winfred Wayne Wilke, 85, of Fannett, died Thursday, June 1, 2023, at Bonne Vie, Port Arthur. He was born June 15, 1937, in Conroe, to Evelyn Real Wilke and August Wilke. Winfred is survived by his children, Evelyn Ingram and her husband, Daniel, of Fannett and Cecil “Buddy” Wilke and his wife, Buffie, of Silsbee; grandchildren, Daniel Deven Ingram, Kyle Gregory Ingram, Bryce August Wilke, and Brodeigh Wilke; great-grandchildren, Marilyn Rose Ingram, Louie Woodrow Ingram, Molly Marie Ingram, and Oliver Wayne Ingram; and sister, Anna Wilke. He is preceded in death by his mother, Evelyn Real; brother, L.G.; and sister, Ruth. Mr. Wilke’s cremation arrangements were handled through Broussard’s Crematorium, 5150 Stivers Street, Beaumont, under the direction of Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont.

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Ellis Michael “Mike” Frank
May 27, 1939 - May 31, 2023

Ellis Michael (“Mike”) Frank passed away May 31, 2023, at the age of 84, in his home in Beaumont, Texas, surrounded by his loving family and caregivers. Mike was born on May 27, 1939, in Pilot Point Texas.  Mike was adopted at the age of 16 days by Ellis and Gladys Frank of Beaumont, Texas. He was raised in their wonderful loving home and graduated from French High School in 1957. He met his wife, Lynda Parker of Kirbyville, Texas, in January 1959, and they were married June 25, 1960. Mike enrolled in Lamar State College of Technology and joined the Army Reserves. He served in the Army Reserves for five years, spending time each summer at Fort Hood.  He reached the rank of Sargent 1st class, and was honorably discharged.  Mike graduated from Lamar State College of Technology in May 1962 with a BBA in Accounting, and became a […]

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Linda Marie “Momo” Ryman
March 9, 1949 - May 27, 2023

Linda Marie “Momo” Ryman, 74, of Beaumont, died Saturday, May 27, 2023. She was born March 9, 1949, in El Campo, to Alma Malek Petter and Anton Petter. Linda is survived by her children, Kirstie Crowell and her husband, Doug, of Port Neches; and Angela Richard and her husband, Brian, of La Belle; grandchildren, Alexandria Ainsworth, Caitlyn Gomez, Jonathan Doucet, Zachary Ryman, Savannah Martin, Taylor Doucet, Shyann Culpepper, and Trey Zelner; great-grandchildren, Noah Gomez, Emma Ainsworth, Izabella Gomez, and Tyler Ainsworth; sister, Joyce Kramr; and sister-in-law, Carolyn Pena. She is preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Lloyd Ryman. A gathering of Mrs. Ryman’s family and friends will begin at 5:00 p.m., with a rosary recited at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, June 1, 2023, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. Her funeral service will be 10:00 a.m., June 2, 2023, at Broussard’s, Beaumont, with her interment to follow […]

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Anna Jean Theall
June 11, 1928 - May 25, 2023

Anna Jean Theall, 94, of Beaumont, died Thursday, May 25, 2023. She was born June 11, 1928, in Texarkana, to Annie Clyde Dennis Baldwin and Jack Baldwin, Sr. Mrs. Theall is survived by her sons, Joseph A. “Andy” Theall, of Beaumont; James C. Theall and his wife, Evelyn, of Lumberton; daughter, Jean Case and her husband, Curtis, of Beaumont; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and seven great-great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Dalton Theall and her son, John Dennis Theall. Mrs. Theall’s graveside service will be at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 30, 2023, at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, 4955 Pine Street, Beaumont, under the direction of Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. Memorial contributions can be made to R.C. Miller Memorial Library, P.O. Box 3827 801 Pearl, Beaumont, Texas 77701.

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Anna Mae Babin
June 30, 1926 - May 25, 2023

Anna Mae Babin, 96, of League City, died Thursday, May 25, 2023. She was born June 30, 1926, in Thibodaux, Louisiana, to Melanie Arcement Bergeron and Lucien Bergeron. Anna is survived by her children, Ted Babin, Randy Babin, and Mary Antilley and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband, William Babin and children, Bill Babin, Chris Babin, Melanie Anderson, Gerard Babin, and David Babin. A gathering of Mrs. Babin’s family and friends will be from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 31, 2023, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. Her graveside service will follow at 2:30 p.m., at Haven of Rest, 13851 US-90, Beaumont.

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Donald “Donnie” Smart
July 12, 1932 - May 20, 2023

Donald Joseph Smart was born on July 12, 1932, and passed away on Saturday, May 20, 2023.  He grew up on a dairy farm in China, Texas.  After graduating high school, Donnie, as he liked to be called, met his sweetheart, Virginia, after admiring her beautiful green dress and offering her a ride home from work one day.  This car ride led to four daughters, a successful business, and a lifetime of memories.  Shortly after marrying Virginia, Donnie joined the Army.  He was stationed in Washington for a short time but ultimately ended back up in China on that same dairy he grew up on. You can tell a lot by a man’s hands. Donnie’s hands were tough hands. They were strong hands. Those hands held Virginia.  They held his babies. They worked on engines. They showed people his way of doing things. They embraced employees as friends, some even […]

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Brent Bohler
November 9, 1967 - May 20, 2023

Brent Bohler, 55, of Beaumont, died Saturday, May 20, 2023. Brent was full of life, love, joy, and laughter. He was liked by everyone that met him. He loved cooking and hosting get togethers for family and friends quite often. He was the kind of guy that you could count on if you needed anything. He would give you the shirt off his back if you needed it, even if you were a stranger. He loved his Indian motorcycle and riding with that sense of freedom. He loved to joke around and found the humor in everything. He loved eating boiled crawfish with a deep passion, and even won a crawfish eating contest a couple years ago. He loved and cared for his family and always spent time with each of them. Most of all, he loved his wife Lisa, his Darling Bride, with all of his heart and soul. […]

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Gary Michael Snyder
December 22, 1962 - May 18, 2023

Gary Michael Snyder, 60, of Lumberton, died Thursday, May 18, 2023. He was born on December 22, 1962, to Elizabeth Shattuck Snyder and Lawrence Snyder, in Massena, New York. Gary was one of ten children and remained a proud brother throughout all of his days. Gary excelled in his studies throughout his schooling and then ventured on to serve his country in the United States Army. Gary was also very skilled in carpentry and was one of the hardest workers a person could meet. Eventually, these skills and experiences culminated in the success of his very own business in Southeast Texas- Gary’s Home Improvements. Gary was a man of many words, who never met a stranger and thoroughly enjoyed taking care of his fellow man. Random acts of kindness were his specialty and truly fed his soul. He was a Yankee with a giant Texas heart. This enormous caring heart […]

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Imre Mozes
January 1, 1938 - May 14, 2023

Imre Mozes was born on January 1, 1938, in Mosca, a small village in northern Hungary. He left the war-torn country in 1956 during the uprising against the soviets, the Hungarian Revolution, as it’s called.  He spent several years with his adopted American father Willis Byron Eugene Pope and his family, who helped him learn English and helped him in getting a job and driver’s license. In 1961, he was married to Florence Winters, a southeast Texas girl and together raised a daughter and 2 sons.  They lived in Baytown, Texas until the late 70’s where he worked in the grocery store business and had been promoted to manager.  After that time, the family moved to Warren, Texas where the children finished school and he worked road construction until his retirement. His beloved wife, Florence, passed away in September 2011 less than two months before their 50th wedding anniversary. Imre […]

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Ray M. Boudreaux
October 31, 1926 - May 8, 2023

Ray M. Boudreaux, 96, of Beaumont, died Monday, May 8, 2023. He was born on October 31, 1926, in Voth, to John Albert Boudreaux and Minnie Roberta Hall Boudreaux. Ray is survived by his children, Sherian Rae Boudreaux Landry of Lafayette; Deborah Lynn Pitre of Beaumont; Carolyn Peltier of Centerville; and Randall Marbon Boudreaux and his wife, Maria, of Beaumont; grandchildren, Amy Alexandra Pitre, Barry Paul Peltier, Jr., Natalie Rae Peltier Theriot, Jordan Andrew Boudreaux, and Brian Thomas Boudreaux; great-grandchildren, Victoria Rae Theriot and Emma Rae Theriot; and great-great-grandchildren, Kye Michael Burgess and Kate Kameron Burgess. He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Johnnie Viola Condrey Boudreaux; and granddaughter, April Suzanne Clark. A gathering of Mr. Boudreaux’s family and friends will begin at 10:00 a.m., with his funeral service to follow at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, May 13, 2023, at Kountze Methodist Church, 1015 South Pine Street, Kountze. His […]

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Joseph Edward Coco, Jr.
July 1, 1955 - May 8, 2023

Joseph Edward Coco, Jr., of Austin, Texas, unexpectedly departed this life on Monday, May 8, 2023. He was born on July 1, 1955, in Beaumont, Texas, to the union of Jimmie Lou Redmond Coco and Joseph Edward Coco, Sr., of Beaumont. Joe was devoted to his family. He took immense pride in his sons and grandsons. He cherished the times he spent hunting with them on the “Dos Hijos Ranch,” kayaking on the Frio River, and fishing on the bays of Port Aransas. He graduated from Forest Park High School in 1973 where he was a significant golfer. Upon graduating from high school, he attended Lamar University School of Business on a golf scholarship and joined the Sigma Nu Fraternity. He was the life of the fraternity parties and earned the nick name the “Italian Stallion.”  Apparently, he was the only Italian that did not pledge ATO. In 1977, he […]

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Jerry Lynn Page
July 25, 1946 - May 5, 2023

Jerry Lynn Page, a lifelong resident of Southeast Texas, was called home on May 5, 2023, with his loving wife of more than 42 years, Clara Page, by his side. Born July 25, 1946, Jerry graduated from Silsbee High School in 1965 before joining the Air Force. After returning home to the Golden Triangle, he married Clara, his best friend and love of his life on October 25, 1980. As a proud Air Force veteran, Jerry served for over three decades as a reservist, jailer, and deputy with the Orange County Sheriff’s Department. In his numerous retelling of stories from his time with the sheriff’s department, his favorite stories always revolved around Blue Santa or Cops with Kids. Known as an adventurer, wanderer, and traveler, he and Clara enjoyed loading up in the car with his 50s and 60s music blaring or latest book on tape cued up to see […]

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Dorothy “Dot” Kobrin
September 26, 1931 - May 4, 2023

Dorothy (Ms. Dot) Dyer Kobrin was born September 26, 1931, in Camden-on-Gauley, West Virginia. Her parents were John and Ada Maude Dyer. She grew up in Richwood, West Virginia. She was active in the fine arts programs of her high school, band and theater. Upon graduation from high school she moved to Charleston, West Virginia., where she worked for an insurance company. She met Greg Kobrin at Christ Methodist Church and they were both members of The Charleston Light Opera Guild. They were married June 29, 1957. They were active members of the choir at Trinity Methodist and MYF; sang in the choir at Cathedral in the Pines for many years and also served faithfully at Christian Fellowship. She accompanied Greg in his international travels as a consultant in the chemical refining industry. On Thursday, May 4, 2023, she peacefully passed from this world to heaven. She is preceded in […]

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Geraldine “Jerry” Clara Sirman Clubb
December 18, 1927 - May 4, 2023

Geraldine “Jerry” Clara Sirman Clubb, 95, of Beaumont, died Thursday, May 4, 2023, at Harbor Hospice, Beaumont. She was born on December 18, 1927, to Elma Warren Sirman and Albert M. Sirman, in Beaumont. Jerry attended Sul Ross and Lamar University after which she taught middle school science for several years.  Inheriting a love of gardening from her father she enjoyed being surrounded by flowers and plants.  She was also quite the bird watcher making many trips to sanctuaries and nesting habitats as well as participating in the annual eagle count.  Devoted to her family, she spent as much time with and caring for them as possible.  One of her favorite ways to spend time with her family was at the beach.  She often enjoyed taking a morning stroll by the water, fishing, crabbing and making gumbo.  As a lover of books Jerry also instilled a passion for reading into […]

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Glenda Jane Huckaby
July 13, 1937 - May 3, 2023

Glenda Jane Briggs Huckaby, 85, of Tallahassee, Florida, formerly of Beaumont, Texas, met her Savior Jesus Christ on May 3, 2023. She was born in Graham, Texas in 1937, an only child to Glenn Lowell Briggs and Ruth Jane Roy Briggs. Her early life was spent under the open skies of North Texas where she moved frequently with her parents to follow the work of the Gas Company. In her 9th grade the family transferred to Beaumont, Texas, where they lived permanently. Glenda graduated from Beaumont High School in 1955. There she joined the choir and developed a lifelong love of music. After graduation, she began her studies to become a Medical Technologist at Lamar State College of Technology.  While she was there, she met the love of her life, Roy Huckaby, a handsome Marine who was going back for his degree.  They married in 1958 in Beaumont. Daughter Lisa […]

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Paul Edward “Eddie” Wilda, Jr.
May 26, 1943 - April 30, 2023

Paul Edward “Eddie” Wilda, Jr., 79, of Orange, died Sunday, April 30, 2023. He was born May 26, 1943, in Decatur, Illinois, to Caroline Newlin Wilda and Paul Edward Wilda, Sr. Paul is survived by his children, Arlene Warner and her husband, Darryl, of Brookeland; Micheale Thomas and her husband, Corey, of Orange; Amanda Simonic of West Monroe, Louisiana; and Paul Edward Wilda III of Lumberton; grandchildren, Kellie Bleile, Dalton Warner, Vinessa Cooke, Tierney Wilbur, Jarett Rice, Julian Thomas, Justin Thomas, Corey Thomas, Damian Wilda, Whitley Carder, Zoë Wilda, and Ray Dunnam; great-grandchildren, Elijah Bleile, Harper Bleile, Dallas Warner, Carson Cooke, Olivia Cooke, Lexi Wilda, and Jayden Wilda; and siblings, Dee Cappitelli, David Wilda, Kenneth Wilda, Joyce Engle, Laverne Wilda, and Paula Diaz. He is preceded in death by his wife of fifty-two years, Donna Wilda; father, Paul Edward Wilda, Sr.; mother, Caroline Newlin Wilda; mother, Frances Lucille Runyan Wilda; […]

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John Andrew Raney, Jr.
February 4, 1933 - April 29, 2023

John Andrew Raney, Jr., 90, of Beaumont, died Saturday, April 29, 2023, at Buckner Calder Woods, Beaumont. He was born February 4, 1933, in Beaumont, to Viola Mae Creamer Raney and John Andrew Raney, Sr. John was the owner of Raney Plumbing and Heating and was a vice president for twenty-five years of Hancock Whitney Bank (formerly Mid-South Bank and Lamar Bank). He was a member of the Beaumont Jaycees and was a former president of the Beaumont Founder’s Lion Club. John was a member at Trinity United Methodist Church and held several leadership positions within the church. He was on the board of directors at the Business and Professional Men’s Club, Sigma Nu Fraternity; and scout leader, Explorer Post No. 251 for Boy Scouts of America. He graduated from Lamar University and was a life member of Lamar University Alumni Association; and the president of Sabine Neches Plumbing and […]

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Curtis “CJ” Brottem
June 22, 1956 - April 29, 2023

Curtis “CJ” Brottem, 66, of Beaumont, died Saturday, April 29, 2023, at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Houston. He was born June 22, 1956, in St. Paul, Minnesota, to Deloris Bishop Brottem and Joseph John Brottem. Curtis is survived by his wife, Diana Brottem; children, Joey Brottem and his wife, Sarah; Jeremy Brottem and his wife, Crystal; Jared Brottem; grandchildren, Kalee Brottem; Brianna Brottem; Austin Brottem; Connor Brottem; Victoria Brottem; Kate Brottem; siblings, Tom Brottem; Tim Brottem; Dennis Brottem; and Ellie Brottem. He is preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Cheryl Ensley. A gathering of Mr. Brottem’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Thursday, May 4, 2023, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. His funeral service will be 10:00 a.m., Friday, May 5, 2023, at Broussard’s, with his interment will follow at China Cemetery, China. The family would like to extend a […]

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Andrew Thomas Henges
September 17, 2003 - April 29, 2023

Andrew Thomas Henges, 19, of Beaumont, died Saturday, April 29, 2023. Andrew Thomas Henges was born on September 17, 2003, in Beaumont, Texas, to his mother, Jeani, and his father, James (“Jim”).  At that time, the life-long bond between Andrew and his older brother, F. William Henges, IV (“William”) began, and William started training Andrew for his future role as big brother to John Christopher (“Jack”). In addition to his parents and brother, Andrew was loved and influenced by many others including Emily Ponthieu Sheridan, Chrisa Ponthieu Atkins, and Nicole Wingate Albanese who initially came into Andrew’s life as nannies but became like family. Andrew was also blessed with two loving grandmothers, Dorothy Halvorsen Henges and Debbie Davis, who were active participants in his life. Andrew was baptized at Trinity United Methodist Church in Beaumont by Reverend Bob Shields and attended Trinity Play School. At age 3, Andrew was enrolled […]

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Michael James Hebert, Sr.
August 23, 1932 - April 27, 2023

Michael James Hebert, Sr., 90, of Beaumont, left this life on Thursday, April 27, 2023, at home, to go live with his Lord and Master in Heaven. Mike was born on August 23, 1932, in Beaumont, to Mabel and Murray Hebert, of Beaumont. His belief in Jesus Christ as His Lord and Savior gave him the assurance that he would live eternity at the feet of Jesus. That is blessed assurance. Michael graduated from Beaumont High School and received a Bachelor of Science degree from Lamar University, which at that time was called Lamar State College. He retired from the Beaumont Dupont Plant after 38 years. His two sons were the joy of his life. As they were growing up, the three of them enjoyed fishing in the Gulf of Mexico, camping out and handball at the YMCA. He referred to his daughters-in-law as blessings. Mike was a member of […]

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Keith “Tripp” Wayne Stark III
April 20, 2023 - April 26, 2023

Keith “Tripp” Wayne Stark III was born on April 20, 2023. He passed away peacefully surrounded by his parents on Wednesday, April 26, 2023. Tripp is survived by his parents, Keith and Amy; paternal grandparents, Keith and Melanie Stark; maternal grandparents, Mel and Lisa Dollinger; aunts and uncles, Kody and Heaven Stark; Kameron Stark; Casey Dollinger; Zac and Charlsie Dollinger; and Luke Dollinger; cousins, Lakyn Williams; Sutton and Beckett Dollinger; and SJ and Kambrie Stark. Pallbearers will be Kody and Kameron Stark, and Zac and Luke Dollinger. Honorary Pallbearers are Bo Martin and Matt Harrell. A gathering of Tripp’s family and friends will begin at 11:00 a.m., with his funeral service at 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 2, 2023, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. His graveside service will be at 2:00 p.m., at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, 4955 Pine Street, Beaumont. In memory of Tripp, memorial contributions can be […]

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Scott Alden Sager
August 22, 1962 - April 25, 2023

Scott Alden Sager, 60, of China, Texas, died in his home Tuesday, April 25, 2023.  He was born on August 22, 1962, to Lawrence and Claudia Sager. Scott told many stories of his joy-filled and adventurous childhood growing up with family and special friends where his passion for motorsports, rock and roll, and automobiles was born.  An avid competitor, Scott enjoyed motocross racing and was always up for the challenge of racing friends and family. Scott loved helping to raise cows and pigs with his dad as a kid. And if you knew Scott, you also know he never met an animal he wasn’t intrigued by. Giving homes to a variety of pets ranging from dogs and cats to birds and snakes. He loved them all and had little fear of anything. In his early career, Scott followed in his father’s footsteps in the restaurant industry until he eventually transitioned […]

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John Gilbert Diaz
May 13, 1934 - April 24, 2023

John Gilbert Diaz, 88, of Beaumont, passed away Monday, April 24, 2023, at Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas, Beaumont, with his family by his bedside. He was born on May 13, 1934, to Isabel Guerrero Diaz and Theodore Diaz, in San Antonio. John graduated from Beaumont High School and was a veteran of the United States Army having served in Korea. He married Geraldine Luluex and they have three boys and three grandchildren and was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. John became a draftsman for Gulf States Utilities and went on to become a senior piping designer in the petrochemical industry. He enjoyed fishing, camping, and backyard bird watching. Those left to cherish his memory include his sons, Damian Diaz and his wife, Melissa, of Beaumont; Christian Diaz and his wife, Taina, of Conroe; and John Gilbert Diaz II of Pearland; grandsons, Damian Diaz II and Dylan Diaz both […]

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Karen Belle Crooke
December 21, 1946 - April 22, 2023

Karen Belle Crooke, 76, died Saturday, April 22, 2023. She was born on December 21, 1946, in Beaumont, to J.O. Crooke and Addalee Rose Boehm Crooke. She is preceded in death by her parents. Arrangements for Ms. Crooke were handled through Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont.

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Alexander Turance Redditt
October 26, 1946 - April 21, 2023

Alexander Turance Redditt, 76, of Port Neches, died Friday, April 21, 2023, at Oak Grove Nursing Home, Groves. He was born on October 26, 1946, to Billie Jean Jordan and Turance Grice Redditt, in Beaumont, and was a United States Air Force veteran. Survivors include his sister, Cheryl Redditt; brother-in-law, Tom Eldred; nieces, Charlene Nelson, Bethany Gonzales, Jamey Massey, and Rebecca Eldred; nephews, Michael Manee and Stephen Manee; and numerous grandnieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents; sister, Connie Eldred; and his faithful companion, Shadow. Mr. Redditt’s cremation arrangements were handled through Broussard’s Crematorium under the direction of Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont.

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Jack K (JK) Lee
November 21, 1925 - April 20, 2023

Jack K (JK) Lee was born on 21 November 1925, to his parents Eddie and Lola Lee in Houston, Texas. J K passed away at home on 20 April 2023 with family, caregivers, and a nurse at his bedside. He was a husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. Shortly after high school graduation in Harlingen, Texas, JK joined the United States Marine Corps to do his part in the war effort. He was 17 years old, therefore it was necessary for his mother to sign for him to join. He served in the Pacific Tour of Operations. When the war ended, JK returned to Houston where he would renew friendships with childhood acquaintances. It was there at the wedding of a friend when he met the most beautiful red head he had ever seen. This young red head was Billie Ann Thorp who was also in the wedding. He muscled a friend into letting […]

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Sandra White
March 16, 1933 - April 19, 2023

Sandra Poole White, of Lumberton, the most beautiful Earthly angel, joined the heavenly host on Wednesday, April 19, 2023. Sandra was born on March 16, 1933, to Eartie Lee Ammons Poole and Arthur A. Poole, in Beaumont.  She graduated from St. Anthony’s, worked as a secretary for an attorney and plumber while waiting for the love of her life to return from his service in the Korean War.  They married, built a family of 6 within 5 years, and created memories to last a lifetime.  Memories, all too vast to write in this short summary.  In 1974, after caring for her mother, who succumbed to cancer, she took her talents of caring for others to Commission for the Blind and Levacy Eye Center, retiring in 1993.  And recently, for many years, served others as she and her friend, Pat, delivered lunches through Meals on Wheels. She looked forward to spending […]

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Richard Sim Mathews
January 20, 1951 - April 15, 2023

Mr. Richard Sim Mathews, age 72, passed on from this life, April 15, 2023, while holding the hand of his beautiful wife. Rick was born to Bernice (Nichols) Mathews and James Mathews on January 20, 1951, in Beaumont, Texas. He served in the United States Air Force for four years as a Sargent with the 602nd Tactical Air Control Center Squadron at Bergstrom Air Force Base in Austin, Texas. Rick then went on to serve his community for thirty-one years as a Beaumont Fireman. He also followed in his father’s footsteps and built a successful construction business. Rick enjoyed going to the gym, fishing, playing blackjack, riding his Harley and most of all spending time with his family and friends. Those who are left to cherish his memory are his wife, Athena Ferrell Mathews of Beaumont, Texas; brother, James Mathews Sr. and his wife, Melda Mathews of Lumberton, Texas; sister, […]

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Brandon Haley Rogers
October 15, 1974 - April 15, 2023

Brandon Haley Rogers, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and friend, passed away on April 15, 2023, at the age of 48 years. Brandon is survived by his wife, Jennifer Rogers; daughter, Shianne Galuska and her husband, Luke Galuska; son, Trace Rogers; daughter, Isabel Rogers; and daughter, Sophia Rogers. Brandon will be remembered by his siblings, Angela Rogers, Eva Wiggins, and Trevor Rogers. Brandon will also be missed by his professional and social circles of friends. Brandon is preceded in death by his parents, Harvey and Margaret Rogers of Honey Island, Texas. Born in Southeast Texas in 1974, Brandon grew up with a deep appreciation for the outdoors. As a young man, he spent many days exploring the Big Thicket finding adventure and mischief. Brandon loved growing a garden, raising livestock, playing disc golf, snowboarding, glass art, playing his guitar, woodworking, welding jewelry and gifts for his family, going to concerts, and […]

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