Broussard’s Mortuary Major Dr.


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

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Broussard’s Mortuary Major Dr. Obituaries

Carlton “Carl” Elleston Wood III
May 15, 1952 - December 2, 2022

Carlton “Carl” Elleston Wood III, 70, of Beaumont, died Friday, December 2, 2022, at Harbor Hospice, Beaumont. He was born on May 15, 1952, to Tommye Jean Wyche Wood and Carlton Elleston Wood, Jr., in Beaumont. Survivors include his wife, Bea Wood; son, Robert Lyle Patton and his wife, Heather; and grandchildren, Drake Wood Patton and Lori Lyle Patton, all of Beaumont; sister, Becca Wood Rather of Fredericksburg; stepmother, Peggy Wood of Beaumont; and numerous nieces, nephews, loved ones, and friends throughout the years. He is preceded in death by his parents and sister, Mary Jane Wood Rayner. A gathering of Mr. Wood’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 6, 2022, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. His cremation arrangements were handled through Broussard’s Crematorium, Beaumont. Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Carl and his father to the American Diabetes […]

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James “Jamie” Norwood
April 17, 1964 - December 1, 2022

James “Jamie” Norwood, 58, of Beaumont, died Thursday, December 1, 2022, at Harbor Hospice, Beaumont. He was born on April 17, 1964, to Patricia Ann Turner Norwood and Sherrell Ray Norwood, in San Antonio. He was a forty-year resident of Goliad House, later St. Giles, where he made many friends. Jamie enjoyed playing guitar, doing crossword puzzles, and listening to country music. Survivors include his mother, Patsy Ann Norwood of Beaumont; sister, Audrey Pope of Huntington; brothers, Lloyd Norwood and his wife, Donna, of Smithville, Missouri; Brian Norwood and his wife, Lisa, of Beaumont; and Russell Norwood of Tomball; ten nieces and nephews; and one great-niece. He is preceded in death by his father, Sherrell Norwood and sister, Shelley Norwood. A gathering of Mr. Norwood’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Monday, December 5, 2022, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. His graveside service […]

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Theresa Marie Fontenot
June 29, 1947 - November 30, 2022

Theresa Marie Fontenot, 75, of Beaumont, died Wednesday, November 30, 2022. She was born on June 29, 1947, to Violet Elizabeth Fohne and Alex Karicky Mahmod, in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania. Survivors include her sons, William Wright and his wife, Cathy, of San Antonio and Herman Wright and his wife, Audrey, of Buna; daughter, Mary Wright Parfait of Lumberton; sisters, Ruth Woods of Beaumont; Alberta Michalik and her husband, Richard, of Shenandoah, Pennsylvania; and Debra Kessler and her husband, Tom, of Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania; brothers, John Mahmod and his wife, Carol and Joseph Mahmod and his wife, Eleanor, all of Shenandoah, Pennsylvania; fifteen grandchildren; and nineteen great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband, Jessie James Fontenot and son, David Louis Wright. A gathering of Mrs. Fontenot’s family and friends will be from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m., Sunday, December 4, 2022, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. Her funeral […]

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James Randall Newberry
January 31, 1958 - November 29, 2022

James Randall Newberry, 64, of Thicket, passed peacefully in his sleep with his family by his side on Tuesday, November 29, 2022. Randall was born in Port Arthur on January 31, 1958, and was raised in Nederland. He graduated from Nederland High School in 1976 and attended Lamar State University. Before graduating, he started a successful custodial business he owned and operated for nearly ten years. Afterwards he dissolved the business to move to Thicket, Texas, and work in carpet and flooring installing and sales, and retiring from that after fifteen years. Randall maintained his home and property full time. He was a man of many skills and loved to maintain his garden and property, enjoyed fishing, camping, and spending time with his two sons and grandchildren. Survivors include son, James Brandon Newberry; son-in-law, Benjamin Bourgeois; son, Erran Newberry; daughter-in-law, Shyra Newberry; grandchildren, Leila, Eden, Jude, Everett, and Samuel Newberry. […]

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Brandon Wright
April 12, 1965 - November 29, 2022

Brandon Wright, 57, of Beaumont, died Tuesday, November 29, 2022, at Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas, Beaumont. He was born April 12, 1965, in Beaumont, to Carolyn Ann Shakour Wright and Alfred John Wright. He loved hunting, playing poker, hanging out with friends, and having a good time. Brandon had a good sense of humor and was a loving father and a devoted husband and partner. He is survived by his wife, Tracy Wright; children, Destiny Stevison and her husband, Kevin, of Kountze; Misti Carrell; Bailey Wright; and Wyatt Wright, all of Beaumont; Alecia Lancaster; grandbabies, Brody Stevison, J.P. Henry, and Alexis Myrick; siblings, Blaine Wright of China; Jennifer Dearbonne of Beaumont; Trenton Wright and his wife, Stefanie, of Lumberton; and Kim Atkins. Brandon is preceded in death by his parents, Alfred and Carolyn Wright. A gathering of Mr. Wright’s family and friends will begin at 5:00 p.m., with a […]

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Barbara Ann Harris
December 15, 1934 - November 28, 2022

Barbara Ann Harris, 87, of Beaumont, died Monday, November 28, 2022, at Jefferson Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Beaumont. She was born December 15, 1934, in Beaumont, to Eula Lee Trahan Bernard and Ory Oscar Bernard. Barbara was a cherished mother and grandmother who adored her family. She is survived by her daughters, Donna Cole and her husband, Stanley, of Vidor; Sandi Grantham and her husband, Jerry, of Lumberton; son, Jimmy Harris and his wife, Donna, of Vidor; grandchildren, Jennifer Petree; Shannon Derharoutian and her husband, Jack; Mallory Buxton and her husband, Chris; Joanna Carroll; Mark Harris; eight great-grandchildren; and a host of many nieces and nephews. Barbara is preceded in death by her husband, Donald Harris; sister, Betty Luis; and parents, Ory Oscar and Eula Bernard. A gathering of Mrs. Harris’ family and friends will be at 10:00 a.m., with her funeral service beginning at 11:00 a.m., Friday, December 2, […]

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Armon Noel Husband
March 18, 1940 - November 28, 2022

Armon Noel Husband, 82, of Beaumont, died Monday, November 28, 2022, at Harbor Hospice, Beaumont. He was born on March 18, 1940, in Lafayette, Louisiana, to Armon C. Husband and Leva Noel. While still a child, his family moved to Southeast Texas. He married Orvalee Hall in 1967. A graduate of French High School, Lamar State College, and Sam Houston State University, he worked for the Texas Department of Human Resources for more than thirty years. He dedicated his life to the underserved citizens of Southeast Texas, providing Christmas to countless underprivileged children. He was a member of North End- Wesley United Methodist Church since the sixties and a proud member of the Texas State Guard for nearly twenty years. He was preceded in death by his parents, as well as a brother, Donald Husband. He is survived by his wife of fifty-five years, Orvalee; their daughters, Noel Turner and […]

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Cung Van Tran
October 28, 1976 - November 26, 2022

Cung Tran was born on October 28, 1976 in Bao Loc, Lam Dong, Vietnam. He was the fourth of eight children (5 girls and 3 boys). He emigrated to the United States with his parents and siblings in 1991 to Houston, TX . The family subsequently moved to Beaumont in 1992. After his father’s passing in 1998, Cung left high-school in order to support his family. His selfless sacrifice of his youth, and his outpouring of love allowed his four younger siblings the foundation to all obtain college degrees and develop their own successful careers. Cung shared how proud he was of his siblings during his final days. Cung was a devoted husband and father. He married the love of his life, Phuong Duong, in 2007. Cung is survived by his two living sons, Justin (14) and Jordan (12). Cung and Phuong weathered the loss of their third son, Jacob, […]

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Kay Ashley Kotz
July 5, 1939 - November 25, 2022

Kay Ashley Kotz, 83, of Kountze died Friday, November 25, 2022. She was born on July 5, 1939, to Julia Roach Ashley and Gerald R. Ashley in Lufkin, Texas. Kay graduated from Beaumont High School in 1957 and attended Lamar State College of Technology. Kay retired from Gulf States Utility Company where she worked in the building design department for many years. She was multi-talented and gifted artistically which was evident in her work and drawings. She was very energetic and full of life. She never met a stranger and had countless friends and family members who dearly loved her. Kay loved the outdoors, horses, dogs, music, dancing, beer, and being with people. Survivors include her sister, Shirley Walton and husband, Ray; niece, Pam Wisener and husband, Tim, all of Beaumont; nephew, Dr. Ray Walton and wife, Mary Ann, of Fredericksburg; eleven great-nieces and nephews; fourteen great-great nieces and nephews; […]

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Gloria Juanita Bourgeois Herford
September 21, 1928 - November 24, 2022

Gloria Juanita Bourgeois Herford went to be with her Lord and Savior on November 24,2022 at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont, surrounded by her loving family. Juanita married Morris Joseph Bourgeois on January 21, 1949, to February 16, 1992, when he passed away. She married Jim Herford April 15, 1996, to September 13, 2020, when he passed away. We had an amazing time visiting with our family today, and so many wonderful memories were shared about Nita. Every time a story was shared; smiles were on all of our faces. Anyone who knew her, also knew how much she loved crafts! She and Bush once owned a business by the name of Bee’s Crafts. To this day, we all have some of their amazing woodwork in our homes. Each year, we were all super blessed to receive the most incredible cards that were handmade by Nita. Whether it be a Birthday, […]

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DeAnna Shimek
October 24, 1974 - November 23, 2022

DeAnna Shimek, 48, of Beaumont, died Wednesday, November 23, 2022. She was born on October 24, 1974, to Judith Ann Steininger and Charles Edward Gresham, in Beaumont. DeAnna was known for her infectious, contagious laughter and a smile that seemed to permeate light.  She had a way of making everything better with no effort at all.  Those that truly, deeply knew and loved her had a privilege that they never had to earn.  When she loved you, she loved you with the kind of ferocity and integrity that God intended.  She knew her faults and owned them freely.  She knew her weaknesses and recognized them for what they were.  She was also stubborn and frustrating at times, but if you had the gift of being close enough to her, none of that mattered.  She was your best friend, your confidant and whatever you needed her to be at the exact […]

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Donna Kay Webber
October 13, 1956 - November 22, 2022

Donna Kay Webber, 66, of Beaumont, died Tuesday, November 22, 2022. She was born on October 13, 1956, to Lois Nadyne Allison Rambole and Lowell Wayne Johnson, in Danville, Illinois. She loved to sit down and put puzzles together with her loving husband. When they would finish a puzzle and they didn’t have another one to start, they would break out the cribbage board for a few games. The true love of her life was spending time with her grandchildren. Rather it be watching them in sports, plays, band recitals, or just spending time baking cookies. Donna spent her career working as a CNA in the medical field, insuring the best care was given to the seniors in whatever nursing home she worked at. Survivors include her sons, Christopher Hunt and his wife, Keri Taylor, of Lumberton and Jason Hunt and his wife, Roni of Rising Fawn, Georgia; grandchildren, Shelby […]

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Bettie Landrum Bibb
June 17, 1939 - November 21, 2022

Bettie Landrum Bibb, 83, of China, died Monday, November 21, 2022. She was born on June 17, 1939, to Dollie May Whiteman Landrum and Henry Elmer Landrum, in Newton. We have been very blessed to be in the presence of my mom. She always encouraged us to become the best person that we could be.  She loved gardening and always wanted to be outside planting, pruning, and gathering flowers. She loved plumerias and was a member of the Native Plant Society. Whatever she did she was always humming or singing a Godly tune. Therefore, it makes sense she was in the Sweet Adeline’s singing group. We could never have found a more loving and Christian woman. Her every thought was making our lives better and guiding us towards God. We know that God has welcomed her home and that she is already practicing in His Heavenly choir. Survivors include her […]

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Cherie Elizabeth Hebert
June 3, 1952 - November 20, 2022

Cherie Elizabeth Hebert, 70, passed away Sunday, November 20, 2022, at her home in Beaumont, Texas. She was born June 3, 1952, in San Antonio, Texas, to LeRoy and Martha Ochsner. Cherie grew up in Beaumont and graduated from Forest Park High School in 1970. She attended Lamar University for three years and went on to marry Ross Hebert on August 18, 1973. Cherie had a kind and giving heart and was most known for her sense of humor. She loved making people laugh and knew no strangers. She was also an avid animal lover throughout her life. Cherie is survived by her former husband, Ross Hebert; her daughters, Jamie (and Bryan) King, Tracie (and Byron) Lutz; grandchildren, Sarah, Bailey, Andrew, Ellie, Rylee, Eli and Wesley; and her siblings, Leslie Ochsner and Lisa Rushing; as well as nieces and nephews. A gathering of Ms. Hebert’s family and friends will be […]

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Leslie Ann Cobb
January 4, 1935 - November 19, 2022

Leslie Ann Davis Cobb, lifelong resident of Beaumont, was born January 4, 1935. She continued her spiritual journey Saturday, November 19, 2022. Leslie loved her family dearly and enjoyed traveling, music, and reading. She had many friends and made a difference in many lives. She as a graduate of Beaumont High School and attended Lamar University and the University of Michigan. She had a forty-year career with Gulf State Utility Company retiring in 1995 as Vice President and Corporate Secretary of Entergy Corporation. Leslie served on the boards of United Way, the American Heart Association, and the Edison Museum. She was an active member of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church over the years served on the Vestry and a longtime member of the choir. Leslie is survived by her son, David Ogden and his wife, Dianne; son-in-law, Tommy; sisters, Mary Herford, Joyce Boden, and Pat Lynch; brother, Allen Davis; seven grandchildren; […]

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Clyde “Ed” Dickerson
May 5, 1943 - November 19, 2022

The Beginning: Ed was born during World War II while his father was defending our country.  He grew up in West Point, Mississippi where he learned to hunt and fish and excelled at nearly every sport he ever tried.  He went on to play 2 years of college football in Scooba, Mississippi.  From there he continued his education at Mississippi State University where he initially hoped to become a veterinarian with his love of animals, but ultimately graduated with a degree in education. The Middle: He gave back to his childhood community of West Point by teaching and coaching.  His degree in education took him to the tiny town of Big Piney, Wyoming where he moved site unseen to teach and coach in the school system.  This move allowed his adventurous spirit to flourish and provided many opportunities for him to grow all the hobbies he already had and gain more.  His hobbies included […]

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Dean Anderson
January 28, 1937 - November 18, 2022

Dean Anderson, 85, of Beaumont, died Friday, November 18, 2022, at Harbor Hospice, Beaumont. She was born on January 28, 1937, to Belle Fowler Burch and Wilmer Burch, in Orange. Family was at the heart of who Dean was. She took special joy in any family get together and loved her family deeply. Survivors include her son, Randy Anderson and his wife, Linda, of China; daughter, Connie Anderson and her wife, Keri, of Fannett; brother, Ben Burch of Kirbyville and Wayne Burch of LaPorte; grandchildren, Dawn Havens and her husband, Jason, of League City; Jeremy Harrington and his wife, Tara, of Fannett; Aaron George of Groves; and Christi Cutright and her husband, Wally, of Keyser, West Virginia; great-grandchildren, Jace Havens and Addison Havens, both of League City, Cheyenne Harrington and Braylee Harrington, both of Fannett, Henlee Jo George of Vidor, Victoria Cutright of Keyser, West Vriginia, and Aurora Cutright of […]

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Mary Elizabeth Verret
September 15, 1932 - November 13, 2022

Mary Elizabeth Verret, 90, of Beaumont, died Sunday, November 13, 2022, at Jefferson Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Beaumont. She was born September 15, 1932, in Silsbee, to Nelma Wilson Millican and Printis Millican, Sr. Mary is survived by her daughters, Paula Nicholas of Beaumont; Suzanne Whitfield and her husband, Steven; Monica Kemble and her husband, Ken; brother, Printis Millican, Jr. and his wife, Bernell; Bill Millican; sister, Sue Stehle and her husband, James; seven grandchildren; and thirteen great-grandchildren, all of Beaumont. She is preceded in death by her husband, Wiltz Paul Verret. A gathering of Mrs. Verret’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Thursday, November 17, 2022, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 a.m., Friday, November 18, 2022, at St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church, 6825 Gladys Avenue, Beaumont, with her interment to follow at Haven […]

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Jackie Oubre
November 21, 1945 - November 11, 2022

Jackie Oubre, 76, of Sour Lake, died Friday, November 11, 2022. She was born November 21, 1945, in Nederland, to Arrie Neel Mills and Harvey Mills. Jackie was a homemaker, seamstress, and the best cook in the world. She had impeccable taste for decorating, was very funny, and was always gladly helping others. Jackie was a good wife, mother, and “Honey”, as her grandchildren lovingly referred to her. She is survived by her husband, Kenneth J. Oubre; daughter, Amanda Reynolds of Frisco; Robyn Sussman and her husband, Adam, of Lucas; grandchildren, Catherine Blake Chamberlain and her husband, Clayton, of Fayetteville, Arkansas; Macy Reynolds of Portland, Oregon; Madison Reynolds of Portland Oregon; Luke Sussman of Lucas; Ben Sussman of Lucas; niece, Judi Williams of Sugarland; nephews, Andy Wilson and Chris Wilson; and her loving, loyal dog, Max. A gathering of Mrs. Oubre’s family and friends will be from 4:00 p.m. until […]

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Cheryl Sekinger
January 3, 1960 - November 9, 2022

Cheryl Sekinger, 62, of Lumberton, died Wednesday, November 9, 2022, surrounded by her family, at Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas, Beaumont. She was born January 3, 1960, in Beaumont, to Earlyene Smith Seymour and Robert William Seymour. Cheryl is survived by her husband, Jack Sekinger of Lumberton; daughter, Heather Clark and her husband, H.K., of Bridge City; son, Matthew Sekinger of Lumberton; brother, Robert Earl Seymour and his wife, Dixie, of Beaumont; grandchildren, Dylan Copeland of Vidor, and Camden Clark, Cambrie Clark, Campbell Clark, all of Bridge City. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Ashley Copeland. Mrs. Sekinger’s cremation arrangements were handled through Broussard’s Crematorium under the direction of Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. Memorial contributions can be made to The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, P.O. Box 414238, Boston, Massachusetts 02241 or to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 6704, Hagerstown, Maryland 21741.

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Patricia Ann Thompson
June 9, 1930 - November 8, 2022

The Lord Jesus came for our beloved Patricia Ann Thompson, 92, on Tuesday, November 8, 2022. She is survived by her husband of seventy-two years and three of their four sons, Stephen, Mark, and Russell. She was preceded in death by her father, mother, and oldest son, David. She was actively involved in her husband’s ministry as a Baptist preacher all during their marriage and she was a highly regarded high school math teacher. A gathering of Mrs. Thompson’s family and friends will begin at 10:00 a.m., with her funeral service at 12:00 p.m., Friday, November 11, 2022, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. Her interment to follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Beaumont.

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Martha Cupit Allred
May 22, 1935 - November 6, 2022

Martha Cupit Allred, 87, of Beaumont, died Sunday, November 6, 2022, at Harbor Hospice, Beaumont. She was born on May 22, 1935, to Rosalie Garrett Cupit and Thomas Cupit, in Natchez, Mississippi. Martha dedicated her life to taking care of her husband and children. Even though she was not an outdoor enthusiast, to be with her family she went camping, snow skiing, canoeing, and boating. She even hiked the Grand Canyon, Guadeloupe, and Big Ben. Everyone knew there was a gourmet meal at the end of the day. Her passion was focused on cooking delicious meals every night. Martha had a reputation in the neighborhood. All the children on and around Continental Lane showed up at our door to receive fresh bread, delicious deserts, and gourmet dinners. Her dedication to her family showed through her passion in cooking. Attention was taken by her children who could feel the love from […]

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Larry Edgar Ellis
June 30, 1938 - November 6, 2022

Live a good life and in the end, it’s not the years in the life, it’s the life in the years.- Abraham Lincoln Just like Abe Lincoln, Larry Edgar Ellis had a happy childhood in Illinois. He was born in Clinton in 1938 and grew up as a country boy, the second son of George and Ella Ellis (nee Schluneger). He loved outdoor life with his buddy Bill McKinnery, fishing, hunting and camping. He learned his work ethic from his father and grandparents. His dad George and his Uncle Roy owned a gas station and delivered to surrounding farms and businesses; he helped with that business and did odd jobs as a young boy and teen. Both of those men, whom he so greatly admired, were born in a covered wagon in the New Mexico territory while his grandparents were settling and proving up claims there. Hard work was an […]

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Terrie Ann Touchett Walters
May 15, 1967 - November 5, 2022

Terrie Ann Touchett, 55, of Groves, died Saturday, November 5, 2022. She was born on May 15, 1967, to Dorothy Nell Doan Touchett and Nelson Touchett, Jr., in Beaumont. Terrie was a fierce, loyal friend to many.  She suffered from Muscular Dystrophy for many years.  Despite her disease her strong-will and determination always kept a beautiful smile on her face that would light up a room and make even your darkest days seem brighter.  She worked for many years at Huntsman/Indorama.  A devoted employee, only when her disease advanced was she finally forced to consider retired.  She saw the good in everyone and the bright side of every situation.  She never met a stranger and always had a kind word.  She was a cat lover that never turned away an animal in need. Terrie cared for others and her cats with the same passion and love that her savior Jesus […]

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Kenneth Allen Russo
November 10, 1962 - November 4, 2022

Kenneth Allen Russo, 59, of Vidor, died Friday, November 4, 2022, at MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston. He was born on November 10, 1962, to Helen Pearl Thompson Russo and Joseph Anthony Russo, in Chandler, Arizona.  His parents grew up in Alta Loma, Texas, and met at Santa Fe High School.   Kenneth was a United States Air Force veteran and served his country for several years. Kenneth also worked and socialized at the Deaf school in Austin prior to his service in the military. Survivors include his spouse, Donna Russo; daughter, Michelle Rivera and her husband, Jonathan, of Vidor; sons, Justin Wright and his wife, Marie, of Nederland and Matthew Wright of Angleton; mother, Helen Pearl Russo of Bastrop; granddaughter, Raelee Voeges of Vidor; grandson, Mason Reeves of Nederland; granddaughters, Katherin Rivera of Vidor and Alyssa Wright of Nederland; brothers, Joseph Russo II and his wife, Sylvia and John Russo […]

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Jerry Winford Woolwine
September 14, 1950 - November 3, 2022

Jerry Winford Woolwine, 72, of Mobile, Alabama, was called to his heavenly and eternal home on Thursday, November 3, 2022. Jerry was born September 14,1950, in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, to Vallie Marie Bellow Woolwine and Woody Woolwine, Sr. He grew up in Sanford, Mississippi, and Vidor, Texas, where he graduated from Vidor High School. He worked for Continental Grain Elevator in his earlier years and then Exxon Mobil Refinery for 27 years from which he retired. He had an impeccable work ethic and was known to be one of the hardest working guys around. Jerry was a devoted and loving father, grandfather, brother, uncle and family member. He had a charismatic personality and never met a stranger. He was always eager and happy to help someone in need. He was a blessing to many, and he himself was greatly blessed by his wonderfully close friends, sponsor and mentors. He had a […]

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Evelyn Doris Skipper
December 31, 1926 - November 2, 2022

Evelyn Doris Skipper, 95, of Sugar Land, died Wednesday, November 2, 2022, at The Reserve at First Colony, Sugar Land. She was born on December 31, 1926, to Margie Lyday Covington and Ollie Bartholomew Covington, in Port Arthur. Evelyn retired from Southwestern Bell after over 50 years. She enjoyed playing the piano and faithfully played until her passing for church services held at her retirement home.  She also enjoyed quilting, sewing, and painting. Evelyn will be remembered for the best homemade rolls in the world. She was a loving mother, grandmother “Grandy”, and wife, who was married to the love of her life for 67 years. Survivors include her daughter, Kimberly Kaye Soza and her husband, Donny, of Missouri City; grandchildren, Sophia Wren of Chicago, Illinois and Isabella Soza of Missouri City; and her loving church family at Christian Fellowship; and numerous loved ones and friends through the years. She […]

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Clayton Earl Glaze, Jr.
February 17, 1926 - October 30, 2022

Clayton Earl Glaze Jr. of Nome, 96, father, grandfather, great grandfather, great-great grandfather, uncle, and friend, passed away at home Sunday, October 30, 2022, in Nome. He was born February 17, 1926, in Merryville, Louisiana to Clayton E. Glaze, Sr. and Sallie Lou Deason Glaze. Clayton lived a very full life. He helped his father cultivate the land as sharecroppers during the Great Depression. He enlisted in the Navy as a 17-year-old and served in the South Pacific during World War II. Later he married his high school sweetheart, Robbie Yeagin and they had three daughters: Shirley, Kathy, and Kim. Clayton was the North Plant Execution Supervisor for Mobil Refinery and retired after over 33 years of dedication and hard work. He joined the Masons in 1947 and received his 75-year pin in October 2022. Clayton and Robbie raised their family in Beaumont, Texas and eventually decided to move to […]

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Maureen Fertitta Bugel
May 1, 1951 - October 29, 2022

Concetta Maureen Fertitta Bugel (Maureen), 71, of Pearland, was called home to her Savior, Jesus Christ, on Saturday, October 29, 2022. She was born May 1, 1951 in Beaumont, to Johanna Parigi Fertitta and Louis John Fertitta. Maureen was an Early Childhood Development teacher for much of her adult life and loved working with her young students. She enjoyed traveling, shopping for a good bargain, and especially loved spending time at the beach with her beloved family searching for shells, sand dollars, beach glass, and other treasures of the sea. Maureen is survived by her husband of 44 years, George Bugel, her sons; Mikel Bugel and his wife Ashley, of Pearland and John Bugel and his wife, Deena, of Pearland, her grandchildren; Gracie, Avery, Levi, Emily, Kate, Elijah, and Teddy, her siblings; Jo Lois Malain and her husband, John, Henry Fertitta, and Fran Fertitta and her sister-in-law; Betty Crawford. She […]

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Carl Wade Lowe
July 2, 1966 - October 29, 2022

Carl Wade Lowe, 56, of Beaumont, died Saturday, October 29, 2022, at Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas-Beaumont. He was born on July 2, 1966, to Mary Theresa Borque and James Wesley Lowe, in Groves. “Gobby was a free spirit. His creative and zestful nature were infectious. Gobby made friends easily and seemed to never meet a stranger. We shared many moments of laughter and tears that are cherished memories of our lives as siblings. Gobby’s best life was spent on the water with a fishing pole in his hand. He loved being outdoors and was an avid fisherman. He wasn’t what anyone would call “PC”. If you knew him, you know. He was straight forward and loud. Some would say he was mean spirited. His greatest quality was his loyalty. If he was on your side, it was 150% with everything he had. And if he didn’t have it to […]

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