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Broussard’s Mortuary Major Dr. Obituaries

Neal Jacobs
July 30, 1936 - January 26, 2023

Neal Jacobs, 86, of Sour Lake, died Thursday, January 26, 2023, at Christus Southeast Texas-St. Elizabeth, Beaumont. A good man took his final steps home today.  While he may not have led a life that captured the attention of the popular culture, if you were lucky enough to know him well, you are living a much richer life today because of that relationship. On the morning of July 30th, 1936, Dr. S.W. Hill rushed to John and Dorothy Jacobs’ farm outside of Regent, North Dakota, to deliver their second child.  When the doctor left the farm that evening, Maryann had a baby brother, and John and Dorothy had their first son. Neal Jacobs had made his appearance.  This small family would not remain small for very long. He was followed by Cletus, Julia, George, Jerry, Bob, Jane, Tony, and Deloris, with little Bonnie capping off the family of thirteen. On […]

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Lou Ella McDonald
August 22, 1934 - January 26, 2023

Lou Ella McDonald, 88, of Beaumont, died Thursday, January 26, 2023. She was born on August 22, 1934, to Sally Davis Beard and Elmo Reed Beard, in Beaumont. Lou Ella was a teacher. Right out of college, she taught first grade at Nederland for 9 years. She moved to the South Park school district to teach at the School for the Deaf. Lou Ella completed 25 years of teaching at Vincent Middle School in reading and composition. At her retirement party, she was very touched to see all five principals from the schools she worked for over the years walking together to her party. Mom instructed me to tell her family and friends, she loves them! Survivors include her children, Sharon Flanagan and her husband, Bruce and Reed McDonald, all of Beaumont; grandson, Jordan Flanagan and his wife, Suzanne; great-grandchildren, Maddox and Hensley; sister, Patsy Copeland; and nieces, Sally Young […]

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Michael Ray Bourque
November 20, 1954 - January 25, 2023

Michael Ray Bourque, 68, of Sour Lake, died Wednesday, January 25, 2023. A gathering of Mr. Bourque’s family and friends will be from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m., Thursday, February 2, 2023, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. His cremation arrangements were handled through Broussard’s Crematorium.

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Roger Q. Hanks
October 28, 1925 - January 24, 2023

Roger Q. Hanks, 97, of Beaumont, died Tuesday, January 24, 2023. He was born October 28, 1925, in Burleson, to Helen J. Carswell Hanks and H.D. Hanks. Roger is survived by his children, Kay Hanks LeBlanc and husband, Jerry, of Dickinson; Starla Hanks Anderson and husband, Ronnie, of Beaumont; daughter-in-law, Diane Hanks; grandchildren, Michelle Jefferson and husband, Jeff; Courtney Hanks; Ashley McIlvain and husband, Lanny; Roger O. Hanks, Jr.; C.J. Hanks; Victoria Hanks; Jerry Wayne LeBlanc, Jr. and his wife, Alissa; Amanda LeBlanc Psarovarkas and husband, Peter; Kimberly Ware Phelan and her husband, Dade Phelan; and numerous great-grandchildren, extended family and friends throughout the years. He was preceded in death by his wife, Palmer Jane Hanks; parents; son, Roger Olander Hanks; son-in-law, Jerry Ware; and his siblings. A private family graveside service will take place at Magnolia Cemetery, 2291 Pine Street, Beaumont, under the direction of Broussard’s, 1605 North Major […]

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Rosemary Borland Dean
July 6, 1934 - January 22, 2023

Rosemary Borland Dean, 88, died Sunday, January 22, 2023, at Christus Southeast Texas – St. Elizabeth Hospital, Beaumont. She was born July 6, 1934, in Cotton Valley, Louisiana, to Grace Shaw Borland and Alvin Borland. Rosemary was raised in Cotton Valley, Louisiana with her sister, Ann. She graduated from Cotton Valley High School, where she was Homecoming Queen. She then graduated from Louisiana Tech with a teaching degree. Rosemary married Bruce Dean in 1962 and they had a son, Kevin, in 1964. They lived in several cities in the south related to Bruce’s employment as a chemical engineer with International Paper Company. They lived in Springhill, LA, Camden, AR, Mobile, AL and Texarkana, TX where they ultimately retired. Everywhere they lived they met new friends. Rosemary was active in her communities, her churches as a Sunday school teacher and Kevin’s schools. After Kevin was grown, Rosemary worked tirelessly at the […]

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Terry Joe Fussell
March 29, 1941 - January 20, 2023

Terry Joe Fussell was born to Emma Ruth “Tootie” (Knott) and Charlie Bell Fussell in Manhattan, Kansas on March 29, 1941. The youngest of their three children, he lied about his age and joined the Navy at age 17 and served for four years. For several years he enjoyed riding his bike and collecting all the shiny stuff he came across. He never met a stranger and made friends with all he met. After he retired, he and his wife thoroughly enjoyed playing bingo and visiting nearby casinos. This continued after Barbara’s passing. Terry was very devoted to his wife, Barbara, and was by her side daily when she was no longer able to be taken care of at home. The family would like to give a special thanks to the staff at Beaumont Health Care and Gentiva Hospice for the loving care they provided at the end of his […]

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Donald Leger
July 12, 1943 - January 19, 2023

Donald Adam Leger, 79, of Beaumont, died Thursday, January 19, 2023, at Gilbert’s Assisted Living, Beaumont. He was born July 12, 1943, in Gueydan, Louisiana, to Ella Terro Leger and Nolan Leger. Donald is survived by his wife, Ella Leger, of China; sister, Pearl Leger Campbell and her husband, Leon “Happy”, of Fannett; Ida Leger Soileau and her husband, Wilton, China; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other family members. He is preceded in death by his parents Nolan and Ella Leger and brother, Rustin “Rusty” Leger. A Rosary will be recited at 5:00 p.m., with a gathering of Mr. Leger’s family and friends to follow until 7:00 p.m., Thursday, January 26, 2023, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 3:00 p.m., Friday, January 27, 2023, at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, 245 US-90, China, with his interment to follow at China Cemetery, […]

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Todd Wayne Grymes
July 1, 1959 - January 18, 2023

Todd Wayne Grymes was born on July 1st, 1959 in Houston, Texas to Don and Georgia Grymes. He was reunited with his Creator on January 18th, 2022. As a child in Houston, he lived close to his paternal grandparents who took him out frequently to explore the bayous and bays around the city and on many fishing trips. His favorite childhood possession was his bike which he used daily to adventure with his best friend, David. Though he grew up in the city, he preferred the summer and winter breaks spent with his maternal grandparents and great aunts and uncles in Sour Lake, Texas. He spent time with his grandfather and uncles hunting, fishing, crabbing, frogging, trapping, baling hay, working cows, and maintaining fence lines and barns. He also spent time with his grandmother gardening, picking produce, snapping beans, and shelling peas. Through his strong connection with his family he […]

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Marcus M. Grimes
May 15, 1939 - January 17, 2023

Marcus M. Grimes, 83, of Beaumont, died Tuesday, January 17, 2023, at Christus Southeast Texas – St. Elizabeth, Beaumont. He was born May 15, 1939, in Zavalla, to Mattie Bell Cryer Grimes and James William Grimes. Marcus is survived by his wife, Wanda Grimes of Beaumont; daughters, Renee Friddle of Beaumont; Carmen Grimes of Lumberton; son, Tony Grimes and his wife, Melissa, of Shenandough; brother, Johnny Grimes of Orange; sisters, Dorothy Hamilton of Clute; Rose Ellis and her husband, Jerry, of Huntington; grandchildren, David Cardenas; Carlena Tovar; Chase Guillory; Seth Roberts; Katie Roberts; Claire Grimes; Samuel Grimes; great-grandchildren, Jayden Marsden; Dez Tovar; Cyrus Tovar; Madilyn Sullivan; Zane Laird; Lucas Laird; and Carson Kemp. He is preceded in death by his parents; son, Jeramy Grimes; sisters, Viola Noe; Naomi Dykes; Mary Bell Sanchez; and brother, Tommy Grimes. A gathering of Mr. Grimes’ family and friends will be from 3:00 p.m. until […]

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Dr. Manuel Maria-Soosai “Dr. Soosai”
October 22, 1942 - January 16, 2023

Dr. Manuel Soosai passed away peacefully at home on January 16, 2023, surrounded by family and friends.  He was born on October 22, 1942, in Royappanpatty, Tamal Nadu, India.  He was the eldest of 11 children and a devoted father, grandfather, husband and brother. Dr. Soosai excelled academically and graduated from Madauri Medical College in 1967.  He worked at St. Joseph’s hospital in Dindugal India for 3 years. Drs. Soosai and Mary Manuel were married on June 5, 1970, and one year later moved halfway around the world to New York City, where he completed a surgical internship at Coney Island hospital in Brooklyn, NY. During this time, they welcomed a son, Tony Manuel, on December 13, 1971. He then started a residency in urology at Mount Sinai in Manhattan and completed it at Hahnemann Medical College in Philadelphia. After so many years in the cold, Dr. Soosai wanted to […]

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Vincent Joseph “Bud” Marino
March 13, 1929 - January 16, 2023

Vincent Joseph “Bud” Marino, 93, of Vidor, died Monday, January 16, 2023. He was born on March 13, 1929, to Lena Collura Marino and Anthony “Tony” Marino, in Port Arthur, and was a United States Navy veteran. Survivors include his wife, Ella Ruth Marino; children, Gail Tannehill and her husband, Eugene; Cheryl Loftin and her husband L.J.; Marsha Cosby and her husband, Jerry; and Glenn Marino and his wife, Darla, all of Vidor; grandchildren, Ashlie Sherman and her husband, Duke; Lance Loftin and his wife Tara; Maegan Hennessy and her husband, John; Wayne Cosby; Krystal Burns and her husband, Brandon; Landon Tannehill and his wife, Rebekah; and Madison Marino; and eighteen great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents and sisters, Laura Connor and Marie Myers. A gathering of Mr. Marino’s family and friends will be from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Thursday, January 19, 2023, at Eastgate United […]

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Edwin “Ed” Chevalier, Jr.
October 3, 1927 - January 16, 2023

Edwin “Ed” Chevalier, Jr., 95, of Beaumont, died Monday, January 16, 2023, at Christus Southeast Texas-St. Elizabeth, Beaumont. He was born on October 3, 1927, in Beaumont, and was a United States Army Veteran. Edwin J. Chevalier Jr. was born in Beaumont, Texas, at 2120 Angelina St. – near Beaumont High School where he graduated in May 1945. He was drafted and served in the Army as a medic with top secret clearance at Sandia Base in New Mexico.  He also dealt German P.O.W.s, providing basic medical needs.  He said the sand around the original atomic bomb blast had turned to green glass.  His mother was worried that he would be sent to Japan for the reconstruction and warned him not to come home with a tattoo.  Ed’s total service spanned over 18 yrs. with the Army where he was an accountant and payroll clerk.  He was married to Hulene […]

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Alex Miguez
August 2, 1982 - January 16, 2023

Alex Miguez, 40, beloved son, brother and friend of Beaumont, Texas went to be with his heavenly father on Monday, January 16, 2023. He was born on August 2, 1982 in Pasadena, Texas to Delores Ann Miguez and Robert Keith Miguez. Alex had a big heart and loved his family, especially his niece and nephews. He treated them like they were his own and enjoyed playing golf, baseball, basketball and video games with them. Alex had a beautiful smile that lit up any room.  Money and material possessions were not important to him, but he loved hunting, traveling, watching movies and cooking for his family and friends. Alex could get along with anyone from any background that he came in contact with.  He had the ability to effortlessly put a smile on your face and make you laugh. He was the funniest person to be around. His heart was pure.  […]

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Doris Mae Cascio
August 3, 1928 - January 15, 2023

Doris Mae Cascio, of Beaumont, passed away peacefully on January 15, 2023, at Harbor Hospice after a long illness. She fought the hard fight, having lived on this earth for 94 years. She was born on August 3, 1928, in Fletcher, Texas, to Bruce and Lela Will.   Doris worked 25 years for the Diocese of Beaumont. Later, she enjoyed volunteering at St. Elizabeth Hospital.  In June of 2022, she retired from Baptist Hospital after 15 years of service, having given 5,037 hours of her time at the Information Desk. She loved watching game shows and working her “Word Search” books, of which she determined kept her mind “sharp.”   Survivors include her brothers, Ted and Otis Will; daughters, Lela Gilchriest (Buzzie) of Beaumont, Texas; Katherine Cleland (Randy) of Pearland, Texas; grandchildren, Jason Dennis (Megan) of Clear Lake, Iowa; Melanie Dillman (Chris) of Tucson, Arizona; Ginger Robinson of Covington, Louisiana; Dallas […]

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Danny W. Turner
June 7, 1958 - January 14, 2023

Danny W. Turner, 64, of Beaumont, died Saturday, January 14, 2023, at his home, surrounded by family. He was born June 7, 1958, to Jack and Betty Turner in Orange. Danny is survived by his mother, Betty Turner; sister, Terry Glisson and her husband, Chad, of Georgia; niece, whom was like a daughter, Megan Campbell and her sons, Tristan and Tyler Campbell, of Beaumont; plus a very large extended family with many sisters and brothers-in-law, nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews; cousins; aunts and uncles. He is preceded in death by his wife, Barbara; his father, Jack Turner; brother, Jack Turner, Jr.; and mother-in-law, Billie Ellison. Danny was a hard worker with a great sense of humor. He loved fishing, Dallas Cowboys, music, playing pool, and golf as well as family get togethers for fish frys and barbeques. His passing leaves a huge void in all that knew and loved him. […]

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Elizabeth “Betty” Kiefer
December 17, 1937 - January 11, 2023

Elizabeth “Betty” Kiefer, the daughter of Charles and Genevieve Muldoon, was born in Jersey City, New Jersey on December 17, 1937. She was raised in Lyndhurst and moved to Beaumont in 1968, where she spent the rest of her life. She passed away on January 11, 2023. Betty met her beloved husband, Walter, over a bowl of pickles at the Reo Diner in Woodbridge, New Jersey, in 1959. She accepted Walter’s proposal on their third date, and they were married on October 1, 1960. Betty was a loving, kind, and devoted wife. Together, Betty and Walter raised four sons, and they celebrated fifty-four years of marriage before Walter passed away in 2014. Betty served as a Den Mother for Cub Scout Pack 222 and as a Sunday School and Vacation Bible School teacher at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church and Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Beaumont. Through these experiences, she recognized […]

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Bonnie Yvette Marsh
June 15, 1950 - January 11, 2023

Bonnie Yvette Marsh, 72, of Beaumont, passed away on Wednesday January 11, 2023. Bonnie was born on June 15, 1950, to Bonnie Belle Prejean and William Jackson DuBose. She spent her early years growing up in the Beaumont area. Bonnie contracted Polio at the age of 2 but that never stopped her from living life. One of her favorite pastimes was a road trip during the day or at midnight. She loved to ride the ferry or sit on beach.  She was told by many, many of her friends that she should have been a tugboat captain because she would go to river front park and watch for ships. She would take pictures of each ship, she would look up the history and the origin of the ship and she would then track it to its destination After graduating from Bishop Byrne high school, she went to Delgado University before going […]

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Artie W. Tucker
August 27, 1964 - January 11, 2023

Arthur “Artie” Wayne Tucker was born August 27, 1964, in Corpus Christi, Texas, to Mary Ann Branch and Arthur B. Tucker. He was one of four children. He had two sisters, Yvette and Dena, and one brother, Stacy. Growing up, Artie was a fun-loving kid who enjoyed pranking his siblings. He played football, participated in Boy Scouts, and had a passion for fishing. Their family camped often at Garner State Park, and they loved it so much that it became a family reunion spot later in life. As a teenager, his father A.B. taught him carpentry and he utilized those skills often throughout his 58 years. He is remembered as a talented craftsman that could build or fix anything. Artie met the love his life, Traci, after being set up on a blind date by mutual friends. They had a whirlwind romance and after six months they were married on […]

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Bob Crowder
December 14, 1940 - January 11, 2023

Robert Joseph (Bob) Crowder was born on December 14, 1940 in Port Acres, Texas, and passed peacefully in his sleep at his home in Fannett, Texas on January 11, 2023. During his 82 years, Bob was well known for his love of hunting, fishing and the outdoors, his one-of-a-kind sense of humor and storytelling abilities, his loyalty to his friends and adoration for his family, his faith in Christ, and for arguably being one of the best unpaid sponsors of the Lone Star Beer brand in the state of Texas. Bob grew up next to Taylor’s Bayou with his six brothers and sisters in Port Acres, Texas. Tales of Bobby Joe and his siblings many adventures- mostly mischievous- helped them make a name for themselves as the Crowder kids around their little town. Like his siblings, Bob graduated from SFA high school, and then went on to play collegiate football […]

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Mallery Marie Sullivan Cabrera
February 13, 1988 - January 10, 2023

Mallery Marie Sullivan Cabrera, 34, of League City, passed away, Tuesday, January 10, 2023, at MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston. She was born on February 13, 1988, to Cynthia Michelle Sullivan and Timothy Sullivan, in Port Arthur. Survivors include her husband, Dr. Rodrigo Cabrera; son, Noah Cabrera; mother, Cindy Westfall and her husband, Kendall, of Beaumont; father, Tim Sullivan of Anahuac; sister, Crystal Sullivan of Houston; brothers, Trey Westfall of Beaumont and Gunnar Westfall of Port Neches; nieces and nephews, Mackenzie Carrier, Easton Erickson, Cadence Westfall and Matthias Westfall; uncle, Sidney Crews; aunt, Lori Donald; sister-in-law, Lucia Cabrera; brother-in-law, Eric Erickson; mother-in-law, Arely Cabrera; father-in-law, Gilberto Cabrera; grandmother, Evelyn Turner; step grandmother, Ruth Westfall; great-uncle and aunt, Al and Deidre Crews; and cousins, Bailey Williams, Ty Crews, Cole Crews, and Cody Crews. She is preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, William Crews III and paternal grandparents, William Reid Sullivan […]

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Jimmie Rae Angelo
June 5, 1945 - January 9, 2023

Jimmie Rae Angelo, 77, of Beaumont, passed away peacefully Monday, January 9, 2023. She was born June 5, 1945, in Pleasant Hill, Louisiana, to her parents, Elaine Weathersby Thompson and Kirk Thompson. Jimmie started off cutting hair, then became interested in floral design. She started at Market Basket as a florist and worked her way up to supervisor. After their retirement, she and her husband Mike enjoyed traveling to many places (including New York and Alaska), visiting casinos, and spending time with friends and family. Jimmie is survived by her husband of fifty-seven years, Mike Angelo; children, Dilainia Hargrove and her husband, Darin, of Beaumont; step-grandchildren, Kevin, Diane, and Austin; sister, Louise Duke of Georgia; nieces, Tammie Love and her husband, David Love, of Houston Texas; Theresa and Michelle; nephews, Everitte “Rich” Richards and his wife, Julie; Mark Richards and his wife, Elana; godsons, Bradley and Nathan; and numerous other […]

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Cheryl J. Horn
October 16, 1959 - January 9, 2023

Cheryl J. Horn, 63, of Lumberton, died Monday, January 9, 2023, at Harbor Hospice, Beaumont. She was born October 16, 1959, in Frankfort, Germany, to JoAnne Barrington Larwood and Phillip Larwood. Cheryl’s love for adventure started in her 20’s when she had a vision to start a new life. Her journey began in Virginia then she made her way to Texas where she found her career as the human resource officer for the Beaumont district of Texas Department of Transportation. Where she stayed and retired for 30 plus years. During that time, she met Lynn Horn and various friends, she was always a free spirit and never met a stranger. At the age of 35 she welcomed her only child Jordyn into the world. Above all else she cherished being a mother the most. In 2006, Cheryl decided to build a home for herself and her daughter Jordyn. As a […]

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Jasper “J.T.” Leone
November 11, 1934 - January 8, 2023

Mr. Jasper Thomas Leone, 88, of Beaumont, Texas, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, January 8, 2023.  J.T., as he was known to his friends and community, was born in Beaumont, Texas, on November 11, 1934, to the late Dominick and Angelina Napoli Leone.  J.T. was the youngest of four children, all of whom preceded him in death.  His deceased siblings are Mary Theresa Leone, Grace Elizabeth Leone Simon, his older brother and mentor, Vincent D. Leone, and Sammie Napoli, his Godson. Mr. Leone is survived by his daughter, Leslie Anne Leone, his son, Jason Thomas Leone, two grandsons, Joshua and Jasper, Mrs. Delores Leone, Jacquelyn Stephen, Daniel Leone, Vincent Leone, Jr., Paula Mabry and her husband, Michael, Mike Simon and his wife, Sherryl, Ralph Simon and his wife, Kathleen, and many nieces and nephews. Left to cherish his memory are his wife, V.J. Leone, and his stepchildren, Robert […]

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Dallas Jeanette “Dal Jean” Costanzi
June 11, 1943 - January 7, 2023

Dallas Jeanette “Dal Jean” Costanzi, 79, was born in Beaumont, Texas on June 11, 1943, to Dallas Jeanette Saxon Morse and Thomas Nixon Morse, Jr. She passed away on January 7, 2023, at Harbor Hospice House surrounded by her loved ones. Dallas attended South Park High School. Dallas was a truly dedicated woman who always sought out the positives in life. In her early years, Dallas was a member of the South Park Greenie-Dears Drill team and the band. Dallas then moved into the Tax world where she was a Master Tax Advisor, E.A, and spent 43 years preparing Taxes as a franchisee of H&R Block in Lumberton, Kountze, and Silsbee. It is here where the saying goes, “Dallas would call the IRS and tell them what to do instead of the other way around.” Dallas also enjoyed going to Las Vegas where you could find her giving lessons to […]

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Mary Nell Hayes Maxwell
September 1, 1932 - January 7, 2023

Mary Nell Hayes Maxwell was born September 1, 1932, in Urania, Louisiana, to Bunyon and Carrie Hayes. She fell asleep in death January 7, 2023, at the age of 90. She is survived by her daughters, Karen Maxwell McKinney and husband, Ed of Lumberton; Melanie Maxwell Rivers of Beaumont; one granddaughter, Karissa Rokovich of Austin; four grandsons, Matthew Rokovich and his wife, Theresa, of Houston; Nathan Rivers and his wife, Nina, of Lumberton; Chris Rivers and his wife, Aimee, of Lumberton; and Paden Rivers and his wife, Patty, of Yoakum; three great-granddaughters; and four great grandsons. Mary is preceded in death by her parents and four siblings, Luther Hayes, Stanley Hayes, Myrle Dearmon, and Joanne Wiggins; husband, Glen Maxwell; daughter, Marilyn Maxwell Williamson; and great-grandson, Gavin Rivers. Mary and Glen were married August 6, 1948, and shared many happy memories until his death in May 2009. They enjoyed studying the […]

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Roy Bryan Harmon
December 26, 1942 - January 5, 2023

Roy Bryan Harmon, 80 of Sour Lake, died Thursday January 5, 2023.  He was born on December 26, 1942, to Earlena Edith Harmon and Jay Bryan Harmon in Cushing, Oklahoma. He was a retired operations manager and co-owner of ROS Vacuum Service.  He was a faithful member of the First Christian Church of Sour Lake.  He devoted his life to his family and was especially proud of his children, grandchildren and great- grandchildren. Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of sixty-one years, Jo Ann Harmon;  siblings, Ruby Parnell, Margaret Bryant, Carol Dobson and Darrell Harmon; children, Karen Aldrich and her husband, Mark, of Nome; Valaree Rothenberger and her husband, Mike, of Sour Lake; Bryan Harmon of Sour Lake; grandchildren, Tracy Rothenberger, Lindsey Pierce, Leah Fregia, Winston Aldrich, Taylor Bledsoe, Anna Rothenberger, Luke Rothenberger, Hannah Harmon, Hayden Harmon; and great-grandchildren, Tyler, Hunter, Grady, Gracie, Kasen, Kolt, Collier, Liam, […]

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Elaine Crysel Guillory
January 9, 1944 - January 2, 2023

Elaine Crysel Guillory, 78, went to be with our Lord January 2, 2023, at home surrounded by her family four days after the loss of her husband. Elaine was born January 9, 1944, to Bill and Doris Crysel in Luverne, Alabama. She grew up in Beaumont and graduated from Beaumont High in 1962. Elaine married the “Love of her life” Bill Guillory in 1965 and resided in Beaumont, where Elaine was a homemaker. They moved to “The Woods” in Fannett in 1992, where she enjoyed building fires planting flowers and watching all the animals and birds. Elaine loved going to the beach and hunting for seashells She is preceded in death by her parents and husband of 57 years, William “Bill” Guillory. Elaine is survived by her daughter, Dana DeLaCruz and son-in-law, Mark DeLaCruz; grandchildren, Andrea DeLaCruz of Fannett, Amanda DeLaCruz of Austin, William DeLaCruz and wife, Kelby DeLaCruz, of […]

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Raymond Randall Shelton
September 2, 1930 - January 1, 2023

Raymond Randall Shelton, age 92, passed away on January 1, 2023, in Beaumont, Texas.  He was born in Fox, Oklahoma, on September 2, 1930. He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Dorothy Shelton; his son, Randy Shelton; his daughter-in-law, Denise Shelton; his granddaughter, Tiffany Shelton; his nephew and his nephew’s wife, John Kenney and Jane Kenney; and his beloved dog, Bunny. Raymond was preceded in death by his father, Raymond C. Shelton; his mother, Johnnie Rather Shelton; his two sisters, Betty Kenney and Peggy Montgomery; and his nephew, Bruce Kenney. He retired from Cameron Iron Works.  Before retirement, he traveled to Europe, the Soviet Union, Japan, Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, South America, the Middle East and all over the United States as a sales manager.  His work colleagues referred to him as “Ratchet.” Raymond and his wife lived in Houston for over 40 years before moving […]

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Carol Boyer
February 23, 1950 - December 31, 2022

Carol Boyer, 72, of Vidor, died Saturday, December 31, 2022, at Christus Southeast Texas-St. Elizabeth, Beaumont. She was born on February 23, 1950, to Jo Lois Fuqua Ewing and Jay Ewing, in Beaumont. Carol will be remembered for her compassion, care for others, and generosity for her family and friends. She will forever remain a loving wife, mother, and Grammy. Survivors include her husband of 30 years, Michael Boyer; son, Ronald Sciarrilla and his wife, Jill, of Vidor; daughters, Shannon Lee Miller of Vidor and Stephanie Boyer of Michigan; grandchildren, Colby-Jay Sciarrilla and his wife, Kelli; Nyah Sciarrilla; Sofie Boyer; Chelsea McGee and her husband, Justin; and Austin Miller; great-grandchildren, Piper, Taelin, John, Ella, and Alice; sisters, Janet Cotton of Athens, Georgia and Betsy Hanchey and her husband, Ted, of Vidor; and numerous nieces, nephews, and many other loving relatives and friends. A gathering of Mrs. Boyer’s family and friends […]

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Michael Steven Shaw
January 7, 1960 - December 29, 2022

Michael Steven Shaw, 62, of Beaumont, died Thursday, December 29, 2022. He was born on January 7, 1960, to Barbara Wisner Shaw and Robert Shaw, in Kodiak, Alaska. Michael worked for the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department for 26 years where he achieved the rank of Lieutenant. Michael joined the SWAT Team and was designated as SWAT Commander; a title he took great pride in. He retired from the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department in 2018. Michael then went on to work for the Vidor Police Department. He spent his personal time with his family, fishing, riding his Harley and traveling. Survivors include his wife, Cortney Shaw; children, Preston Shaw, Alexis Paul and her husband, Noah; brother, Randall Shaw; two grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents; son, Bryan Shaw; and brother, Craig Shaw. A gathering of Mr. Shaw’s family and friends will begin at 10:00 a.m., with his funeral […]

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