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Broussard’s Mortuary Major Dr. Obituaries

Rachal Lynn Hughes
January 10, 1962 - September 16, 2021

Rachal Lynn Hughes, 59, of Kountze, died Thursday, September 16, 2021, at Harbor Hospice of Beaumont. Rachal was born in January 1962 to Ina Jay and Frank Sadler. She was the oldest of three children and loved her brother, Jeff, and sister, Sissy, dearly. Rachal learned to be a fighter from a very young age. She was diagnosed with a kidney disease at 15 and on October 16th, 1979, at the age of 17, she was blessed with a strong kidney (a Sadler kidney) from her Dad. Throughout this, her mom, InaJay, never left her side… in fact, until Rachal’s very last day on this Earth, she was unselfishly committed to taking care of Rachal, whatever the need. Rachal was also told she would never have children, but years later was blessed with a beautiful baby girl. She spoke of these blessings regularly and to anyone who would listen! She […]

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Lea Wilson Hay
August 5, 1953 - September 16, 2021

Lea Wilson Hay, 68, of Beaumont, died Thursday, September 16, 2021, at Mid-Jefferson Extended Care Hospital, Beaumont. She was born on August 5, 1953, in Houston, to Lillian Liebel Wilson Schubert and Ronald Wilson. Survivors include her son, Jason Hay and his wife, Jennifer, of Lake Charles, Louisiana; brother, Thomas Wilson and his wife, Melinda, of Austin; and grandchildren, Collin Hay, Cooper Hay, and Ryan Purkey. She is preceded in death by her daughter, Laura Purkey; father, Ronald Wilson; and step father and mother, Jack and Lillian Schubert. A family committal will be held at Broussard’s Crematorium, Beaumont, under the direction of Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. Memorial contributions may be made to Julie Rogers Gift of Life Program, 2390 Dowlen Road, Beaumont, Texas 77706.

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James E. Trahan, Sr.
February 9, 1947 - September 14, 2021

James E. Trahan, Sr., 74, of Kountze, died Tuesday, September 14, 2021. He was born on February 9, 1947, in Longview, to Mary Melba Thibodeaux and Thomas Benton Trahan. James is survived by his son, James E. Trahan, Jr. and his wife, Allison, Austin; daughter, Christie Barto and her husband, Jeremy, of Kountze; brother, Robert S. Trahan, Sr., of Houston; sister, Joan M. Trahan, of Beaumont; grandchildren, John-Thomas B. Lucas, Jesse L. Lucas, Colten E. Barto, Keegan A. Barto, all of Kountze, and Henry N. Trahan, of Austin; and nephew, Deacon Robert S. Trahan, Jr. and his wife, Natalia, of Houston. He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Billy Richard Trahan; and sister, Barbara L. Trahan; and sister-in-law, Betty E. Trahan. A gathering of Mr. Trahan’s family and friends will be from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., with his Rosary recited at 6:00 p.m., Sunday, September 19, 2021, […]

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Margaret Ann Cavett
July 24, 1943 - September 13, 2021

Margaret Ann Cavett, who was born on July 24, 1943, and was a lifelong homemaker and resident of Beaumont, Texas, passed away peacefully in her home on September 13, 2021, at the age of 78. Margaret Ann is survived by her husband of 57 years, Leonard Cavett; her siblings, Jim and George Vratis, Suzanne Lemonde, Christine Barker, and Jane Curtis Risher; her daughters, Sharon Strickland (Craig Strickland) and Christine Murphy; her grandchildren, Shelby Kelly (Cormac Kelly), Hannah Strickland, Brian Frederick, and David Frederick (Jamie Frederick). Margaret Ann cared deeply for her heritage and was blessed with both a biological and adopted family. She is predeceased by her parents, Shelby and Eva Lee Mack, and Jim Vratis, Sr. and Wanda Craig Curtis; her brother, Nick Vratis. Margaret Ann took homemaking to heart with her love for sewing, dressing up, and dressing the dinner table. She was a green-thumbed gardener, a lover […]

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Eldridge Leon Mathews
September 14, 1927 - September 13, 2021

Eldridge Leon Mathews, 93, of Lumberton, passed away on Monday, September 13, 2021, at St. Elizabeth Hospital. He was born September 14, 1927, in Jasper, Texas to Eva Magee Mathews and Edward Mathews. He graduated from French High School in 1946. While there he played football and basketball. He served his country in the United States Navy and Air Force and retired from GSU/Entergy after forty-four years of service. He was a member of B.F. Quicksall/Beaumont Lodge for fifty-six years. During his lifetime he always loved music. His favorite was Bluegrass and Western Swing. He could play mandolin, fiddle and guitar. Eldridge is preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Eva Mathews; sister, Geneva Perkins; brothers Delton and Herschel Mathews. Survivors include his wife of forty-nine years, Edythe (Edy); daughter, Landa Bess Sinclair of Zachary, La; son, Edward (Eddie) of Franklin, La; son, Gerald Harbinson and wife Sandi of […]

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Brian Keith Miller
March 14, 1970 - September 12, 2021

Brian Keith Miller, 51, of Beaumont, died Sunday, September 12, 2021, at Christus Southeast Texas – St. Elizabeth, Beaumont. He was born on March 14, 1970, to Sandra Brady Miller and Ben Allen Miller, in El Paso. Brian was a very loving man with a big heart that would do anything for anyone. Brian was always making jokes and teasing someone. He was lovingly thought of as a big goofball by his friends and family. Brian was a member of the YMBL, and a manager in Western Wear retail for 20 + years, at Cavender’s and most recently as the GM for the Horseman store in Orange. Survivors include his wife, Ann Miller; children, Elizabeth Skibby; Joell Pruitt and her husband, Justin; Morgan Schexneider and her husband, Scotty; Tiffanie Trevino and her husband, Chris; Jordan Rieger; and Michaela Rieger; grandson, Stacy Pruitt and future granddaughter, Abigail Stacie Trevino; siblings, Mark […]

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Patrick Paul Baker
March 17, 1943 - September 12, 2021

Patrick Paul Baker, 78, of Anahuac, died Sunday, September 12, 2021, at Houston Methodist Hospital, Baytown. He was born on March 17, 1943, to Marie Page Baker and Thomas Felix Baker, in Anahuac. Pat was a 1961 graduate of South Park High School. He played golf on a scholarship at Lamar University for 1 year before joining the Marines and serving in Vietnam. During his service in the Marines, he was invited and played at the British Amateur at St. Andrews. He then worked for 10 years in Long Island, New York, at various golf courses. After that, he moved back to southeast Texas and managed multiple golf courses, including opening Airport Driving Range, in Port Arthur, before finally retiring to Anahuac, Texas, where he spent his days fishing or playing golf with his friends. He was known by most as Patty Baker or “The Great Bake”. Survivors include his […]

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Robert Darrell Lonadier
May 19, 1963 - September 12, 2021

Robert Darrell Lonadier, 58, of Beaumont, died Sunday, September 12, 2021, at Christus Dubuis Hospital, Beaumont. He was born on May 19, 1963, in Orange to Sarah Sweetin Guin and Robert Daniel Lonadier. Robert loved the outdoors, fishing and tinkering. Robert was a kind, fun loving person. He was an amazing Husband, Father, Son, and Brother and he will be missed dearly. Robert is survived by his wife, Crystal Lonadier; children, Ann Marie Horvath and her husband, Kyle, of Tomball and Raelyn Lonadier, of Beaumont; stepson, Derek Molero, of Austin; mother, Sarah Guin, of Orange; father, Dan Lonadier and his wife, Jean, of Groves; siblings, Jimmy Lonadier and his wife, Svetlana, of New Orleans, Louisiana and Stacy Lonadier, of Vidor; and niece, Harley Lonadier, of Orange. He is preceded in death by his sister, Tina Thiel. A Memorial Celebration of Life service will be from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m., […]

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Rev. Marvin L. Cole
August 17, 1930 - September 11, 2021

Rev. Marvin L. Cole, 91, went peacefully to be with the Lord on September 11, 2021.  He was born on August 17, 1930, to D. E. and Aurelia Cole, in DeQuincy, Louisiana, and he held treasured memories of his childhood on Division Street with his precious sister, Melba Cole Perkins. Bro. Cole would walk to The Pentecostal Church of DeQuincy with his grandmother, Frances Brantley, and at the age of 14, he attended a revival meeting where Sis. Nona Freeman was the evangelist. Bro. Cole received the Holy Ghost in this revival and was baptized in Jesus’ Name by his pastor, Bro. H. L. Bennett. Shortly after this, during a Camp Meeting in DeQuincy in 1945, he received a definite call from the Lord to go into the ministry. His first revival was in Fields, Louisiana in 1946, where some 30 received the Holy Ghost.  Bro. Cole helped establish churches […]

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Shelly D. Dodson
April 11, 1967 - September 11, 2021

Shelly D. Dodson, 54, of Conroe, died Saturday, September 11, 2021, at MD Anderson Hospital in Houston after a two year battle with cancer.  She is preceded in death by her parents, Ernie Dodson and Bobbie Thompson and her brother, Garrick Dodson. Shelly is survived by her uncle, David W. Smith and wife, Diane, of Lumberton; half-sister, Shay Nikole; step-brother, Jay Peoples; and extended cousins, family members and friends. She was truly blessed to have two very special people in her life, Chuck Fowler of Austin and Nina Sharbach of Las Vegas that loved and cared for Shelly always.  Shelly also held a special place in her heart for animals, especially her beloved pet cat, Munchie. Shelly earned a Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Texas and worked as a Clinical Trial Manager in the Clinical Research field. Her cremation arrangements will be handled […]

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Sandra Sue Fuller Ogden
July 26, 1941 - September 10, 2021

Sandra Sue Fuller Ogden, beloved wife, mother, sister, and friend passed away September 10, 2021, at Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas, Beaumont. She was born on July 26, 1941, in Fort Worth, Texas, to Emma Frances and WC Fuller. Sandra was a beautiful person inside and out. A staunch supporter of the Beaumont Police Department where she volunteered countless hours for the last fifteen years. Sandra attended Calvary Baptist Church in Beaumont. “Maw Maw” was a terrific role model for her children and grandchildren as she showed constant love and attention to all. Sandra is survived by her brother, Gene Fuller and his wife, Jo, of Oklahoma; children, Benette Whitney of Beaumont, Bobby Ogden, Jr. of Lumberton, and Bret Ogden and his wife, Janci, of Lumberton; grandchildren, Bobby Ogden III of Missouri, Brittany Pina and her husband, Chris, of Beaumont, and Brandon Ogden of Kountze; and great-grandchildren, Elijah Pina, Corbyn […]

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Mary Anne Goodyear
January 28, 1949 - September 10, 2021

Mary Anne Goodyear, 72, of Beaumont, died Friday, September 10, 2021, at Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas, Beaumont. She was born on January 28, 1949, to Hilda Foux Schwaner and Marion Schwaner, in Beaumont. Mary was a 1967 graduate of Beaumont High School. She enjoyed counting cross stitch and reading. Survivors include her husband, John Henry Goodyear; daughters, Laurie Phelan and her husband, Eric, of Mont Belvieu and Anne Pyron and her husband, Chris, of Tennessee; and grandkids, Seth Wilson, Liam Phelan, Sean Phelan, and Colton Phelan. She is preceded in death by her son-in-law, Hugh Wilson. A memorial service for Mrs. Goodyear will be at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, September 18, 2021, at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 4090 Delaware, Beaumont, with a reception following in the Broce Hall, under the direction of Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. Her cremation arrangements will be handled through Broussard’s Crematorium. Memorial contributions may […]

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Kenneth H. Weaver
December 6, 1946 - September 9, 2021

Kenneth H. Weaver, 74, of China, died Thursday, September 9, 2021, at Christus Southeast Texas-St. Elizabeth, Beaumont. He was born on December 6, 1946, to Lorene and Chester Carl Weaver, in Houston. In 1975, Ken started his law enforcement career, including being elected as Constable of Precinct 5. Since then, he has worked security at Bill Hill, Sergeant for Texas Women’s University Police Department, US Marshal’s Service as a Special Deputy-after that position was eliminated, he became a Private Investigator with Z. Shelton and Assoc., ran a hotshot delivery service for 5th-wheel trailers all over the US with his traveling buddy, Smitty. Most recently he worked as a contract security at the Jack Brooks Federal Courthouse, where he worked closely with the US Marshal’s Service deputies and Federal Judges. However, I’m not sure how much work actually got done between all the pranks. Ken was a loving husband, amazing Dad, […]

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Zhanna Nemerinska
December 2, 1936 - September 8, 2021

Zhanna Nemerinska, 84, of Beaumont, died Wednesday, September 8, 2021, in Beaumont, TX. She was born on December 2, 1936, to Sophia Lazebnik and Nikolay Iosifov, in Odessa, Ukraine. Zhanna was a beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and most importantly a friend to all and the matriarch of the family.  She loved to visit and share stories of her youth, as well as be a listening ear to anyone who needed it. Activities she especially enjoyed were sharing her love of her culture, living and being near the sea and ocean, and visiting with her great grandson.  Zhanna also was a skilled green thumb, as well as an exquisite cook of homemade foods and homegrown preservatives. Zhanna also had a very giving heart and enjoyed giving gifts to others at every opportunity and producing joy to all. Zhanna went by many titles in her life.  In her early years, she […]

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Chesley “Buddy” Pope
October 21, 1933 - September 8, 2021

Mr. Chesley “Buddy” Pope, of Beaumont was born on October 21, 1933, in Corsicana, Texas, to parents, Myrtle Dillard and Venoy Pope. He left this world on Wednesday, September 8, 2021, at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont to join our Heavenly Father alongside his wife, Patricia Pope, and their daughter, Luandrea “Andy” Pope, who both proceeded him in death. He started his career with Magnolia Oil in Corsicana, Texas, and in the 1960’s moved to Beaumont Texas where he started work with Mobil Chemical. His career took him to the farthest reaches of the world which included Italy, Germany, and Saudi Arabia. His hobbies included gardening, tinkering, cooking, boating, and raising cattle. He is survived by his children, Cynthia Pope of Beaumont and Samuel Pope of Lumberton; granddaughter, Cherie Eubanks and husband, Zachary, of Galveston. A graveside service for Mr. Pope will be at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, September 18, 2021, at Mitchell […]

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Shannon Ray Kiker
January 20, 1972 - September 5, 2021

Shannon Ray Kiker, 49, of Silsbee, died Sunday, September 5, 2021, at CHRISTUS Southeast Texas – St. Elizabeth, Beaumont. He was born on January 20, 1972, in Anahuac, to Connie Kimball and. Paige Reynolds. Shannon was a Specialty Combo Welder. He enjoyed woodwork, jewelry fabricating, fishing, and hunting. Survivors include his son, Zachary Kiker, of Beaumont; brother, James Kiker, of Beaumont; and life partner, Jeanne Colley, of Silsbee. He is preceded in death by his parents and brother, Jason Sonnier. A family committal was held at Broussard’s Crematorium, Beaumont, under the direction of Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. Memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, 2200 Space Park Drive, Suite 100, Houston, Texas 77058. He will be missed by a host of friends and loved ones.

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Judith “Judy” Alciatore
October 23, 1944 - September 5, 2021

Judith “Judy” Alciatore, 76, of Beaumont, died Sunday, September 5, 2021. A gathering of Mrs. Alciatore’s family and friends will be from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m., Thursday, September 23, 2021, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1:00 p.m., Thursday afternoon at St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church, 6825 Gladys Avenue, Beaumont. Her interment will be at St. Vincent de Paul Cemetery, New Orleans, Louisiana. Please observe social distancing guidelines. By attending any public event you are acknowledging the risk of exposure to the Coronavirus. Please follow the guidelines provided by the Centers for Disease Control: cdc.gov  

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Angie Barranco Tarrer
August 14, 1925 - September 4, 2021

Angie Barranco Tarrer, 96, of Beaumont, died Saturday, September 4, 2021. She was born on August 14, 1925, in Beaumont, to Salvadore and Venera Barranco. Angie was a member and volunteer at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Angie and her husband of fifty-four years, Ray Tarrer, enjoyed traveling in their motorhome to Colorado and as far away as Alaska. “Maw Maw”, as she was called, loved playing Mexican Train and Skip Bo with her friends and grandkids and the many phone conversations with her best friend of over fifty-five years, Rose Coe. With her passing there is a major hole in all our hearts. The space will never be completely refilled. We are all better people for knowing such an endearing woman, and she will be forever loved and missed. Our family would like to give a special thank you to Joyce Mitchell for the many years caring for Angie with […]

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Glynda Aline Minick
September 24, 1948 - September 2, 2021

Glynda Aline Minick, 72, of Vidor, died September 2, 2021. She was born on September 24, 1948, to Dorothy Aline Nicol Foxworth and Alton Earl Foxworth, in Sour Lake. Glynda was married to the love of her life, Glen Minick for 52 magnificent years. She was a cosmetologist by trade, but she was creative and very passionate about floral design and crafts. She was fan of all sports. The Houston Oilers were her team.  Any fall weekend before you entered into their home you could hear her cheering from outside. If you ever attended any sporting event involving her children, grandchildren, or someone she loved she was the loudest, most spirited in the stands.  She loved spending time with her family and friends that always became family. She loved deeply and accepted everyone. Over the years she was a mother to many and loved by all. Sissy, Honey, Aunt Sissy, […]

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Betty Husarek
- September 2, 2021

Betty Husarek, 93, of Beaumont, died Thursday, September 2, 2021, at Silsbee Oaks Health Care. She was born on February 20, 1928, in Buffalo, New York, to Adele Goerke Maier and Edward Maier. Survivors include her daughter, Lynn Pileggi and her husband, Arnold, of Beaumont; grandchildren, Adam Pileggi and his wife, Stephanie, of East Bonnie Lake, Washington; Andrew Pileggi, of Beaumont; Aaron Pileggi and his wife, Tricia, of Sugar Hill, Georgia; and Wendy Patrick of Sharpsburg, Georgia; great-grandchildren Nathan Pileggi, Isabella Pileggi, Duke Pileggi, Owen Pileggi, Zane Pileggi, Jett Pileggi, Donovan Blevins, and Benjamin Blevins; nieces Kathy Keffer and her husband, Bud, and Dale Nichols and her husband, Greg; great-niece Michele Bermudez and her husband, Chris; great-great nieces Lana Bermudez, Quinn Bermudez, and Nina Bermudez; a host of other nieces and nephews; brother, Tom Davies and his wife, Sharon, of Houston; and sister, Donna Walker and her husband, Clark, of […]

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John Dennis Hidalgo
September 5, 1949 - September 1, 2021

John Dennis Hidalgo, 71, of Sour Lake, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 1, 2021, after a courageous battle with cancer. John was born on September 5, 1949, to Jean Esay Hidalgo and Lola Cecilia (Schneider) Hidalgo. After graduating from Forest Park High School, he enlisted in the United States Air Force, attaining the rank of Staff Sergeant. In 1973, he met and married the love of his life, Rosary Ann (Haygood), and later began a career as an electronic technician, serving the Golden Triangle and Southwest Louisiana for forty years. He was a dedicated employee and respected in his field while providing a wonderful life for his family. While he went by many names over the years, (Nonnie, John Dennis, and Uncle Johnny to name a few), John was proudest to be called Dad to his three children and their spouses, Scott Hidalgo and wife Selena, Courtney Smith and […]

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Luis Covarrubius Carreon
October 18, 1932 - August 31, 2021

Luis Covarrubius Carreon, 88, of Beaumont, died Tuesday, August 31, 2021. He was born on October 18, 1932, in Durango, Mexico, to Soledad Carreon Covarrubius and Enis Covarrubius. Survivors include his wife, Mary Ellen Carreon, of Beaumont; daughters, Bonnie O’Pry and her husband, Kevin, of Lumberton and Emma Finkenbiner and her husband, Jorge Sanchez, of Beaumont; son, Luis Carreon, Jr. and his wife, Sophia, of Houston; daughters, Rosalinda Swearingen and her husband, Charlie, of Lumberton, Jennifer Carreon, of Beaumont; son, Joe Carreon and his wife, Sonya; grandchildren, Valarie Carreon; Felicia Finkenbiner; Ciara Kendrick; Mark Finkenbiner, Jr.; Justin O’Pry; Brittney Hussey; Donny O’Pry; Tiffany O’Pry; Breanna Carreon; Christopher Delgado; Alejandra Carreon; Desiree Carreon; Mary Carreon; Beverly Northen; Kaylynn Meadows; Jacob Rogers; Taylor Benoit; Kyle Swearingen; and Katy Swearingen; Luis Carreon; Kimberly Carreon; and numerous great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents; grandchildren, Dale Rogers and Cody Kendrick; and brothers […]

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Kathryn Hinojosa
December 31, 1950 - August 31, 2021

Kathryn Hinojosa, 70, of Beaumont, died Tuesday, August 31, 2021. She was born on December 31, 1950, in Beaumont, to Alberta Thompson and Carlo Malley. Kathryn was a member of Beaumont International Club, Beaumont Italian Club, St. Joseph’s Altar, and Ladies of St. Jude. Kathryn enjoyed traveling, spending time with family and friends telling stories of the good old days. She had a very special bond with her two grandson’s Ashton and Rylan, and they loved spending time with her. Kathryn and her husband Chris were happily married for 49 years. She will be missed immensely, and her legacy will live on in our hearts forever. Survivors include her husband, Chris Hinojosa; daughter, Dana Holden and her husband, Dave; son, Carlo Hinojosa and his wife, Crystal; grandsons, Ashton Hinojosa and Rylan Hinojosa; brothers, Joe Malley and his wife, Lois, and Frank Malley; niece, Courtney alley Pierce and her husband, Ryan; […]

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Harrison Kelly Jordan
November 9, 1935 - August 30, 2021

Harrison Kelly Jordan, 85, of Beaumont, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Monday, August 30, 2021. Harrison was born in Rayville, Louisiana, to Harrison Jordan III and Marie Kelly Jordan on November 9, 1935. He grew up in Rayville and attended Rayville High School. Harrison was President of the Student Body, President of Student Council, Co-Captain of the Football Team, Voted Most Popular, and in National Honor Society. He later graduated from Louisiana Tech University with a B.S. Degree in Business and Pre-Law. While at Louisiana Tech he was in Kappa Alpha Order, and in National Management Society. Harrison was in the United States Air Force and was an Airman First Class. He worked for Texas Employers Insurance Association and was a Senior Claims Adjustor. For most of his career he worked for Bethlehem Steel in Beaumont as the Director of Human Resources and eventually retired from there. Harrison […]

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John Kibodeaux, Jr.
October 3, 1935 - August 30, 2021

John Kibodeaux, Jr., 85, of Beaumont, died Monday, August 30, 2021, at Brookdale Dowlen Oaks, Beaumont. He was born on October 3, 1935, to Lucy Dearbonne Kibodeaux and John Kibodeaux, Sr, in China, Texas. He was a 1954 Graduate of China High School where he excelled in sports playing on the football and basketball team. In July of 1954, he enlisted into the United States Army under Battery D 35th AAA as a gun crewman. He received the National Defense Service Medal for good conduct.  John had a long successful career, as a truck driver which started with Red Ball Motor Freight, Yellow Freight Truckline, continued with Falstaff, then Del Pappa Distributing which he retired from after over 25 years of service. Throughout  his career he received many awards for excellence and safety.  He enjoyed drinking beer with his close friends and family while reminiscing of the old days. He […]

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Lee Wayne Foux
March 15, 1948 - August 30, 2021

Lee Wayne Foux died August 30, 2021, from Covid complications. Lee Wayne was born March 15, 1948, in Beaumont.  He was a life-long resident of China, Texas where he attended elementary school.  He graduated from Hardin-Jefferson High School in Sour Lake and attended Lamar University. Lee Wayne’s family and friends remember him as a good-hearted jokester with a mischievous, infectious grin who could always be depended on in times of need.  Lee Wayne was a talented draftsman and carpenter, who found satisfaction in building cabinets, gliders, and bed swings for friends and family after retiring. Everyone knows his love for animals; every morning he took Nico and Rusty for their morning ride. And his beloved Jolie Blonde is waiting for him at the Rainbow Bridge. Lee Wayne is survived by his three sons, Jason Foux; Seth Foux and his wife, Dana; and Aaron Foux; sisters, Catherine Foux and Janelle Vahdat […]

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Robert Paul Husarek
September 4, 1925 - August 30, 2021

Robert Paul Husarek, 95, of Beaumont, died on August 30, 2021 at Silsbee Oaks Health Care. He was born to Adolph and Helene Andler Husarek on September 4, 1925, in Buffalo, New York. Robert served his country in the United States Marine Corps during World War II. He is survived by his wife of seventy-three years, Betty Husarek of Beaumont; daughter, Lynn Pileggi and her husband, Arnold, of Beaumont; grandchildren, Adam Pileggi and his wife, Stephanie, of East Bonnie Lake, Washington; Andrew Pileggi, of Beaumont; Aaron Pileggi and his wife, Tricia, of Sugar Hill, Georgia; and Wendy Patrick of Sharpsburg, Georgia; great-grandchildren Nathan Pileggi, Isabella Pileggi, Duke Pileggi, Owen Pileggi, Zane Pileggi, Jett Pileggi, Donovan Blevins, and Benjamin Blevins; nieces Kathy Keffer and her husband, Bud, and Dale Nichols and her husband, Greg; great niece Michele Bermudez and her husband, Chris; great-great nieces Lana Bermudez, Quinn Bermudez, and Nina Bermudez; […]

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Betty Jean Cleveland
June 28, 1928 - August 29, 2021

Betty Jean Cleveland, 93, of Lumberton, died Sunday, August 29, 2021, at Village Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation, Lumberton. She was born on June 28, 1928, to Leota Hodge Lytle and Russell Lytle, in Coweta, Oklahoma. Survivors include her grandchildren, Kimberly Grant and her husband, George, of La Marque; Mark Brown and his wife, Tina Prewitt-Brown, of Huffman; Richard Sandusky and his wife, Amy, of Broussard, Louisiana; and Taylor Driggers of Lufkin; great-grandchildren, Lloyd Ranken and his wife, Lauren, of Spring; Heston Ranken and his wife, Kelsey, of Texas City; Jensen Grant and Joshua Grant, both of LaMarque; Ryan Hawk of Houston; Tyler Brown of Webster; Cameron Brown and his wife, Shelby, of Santa Fe, Texas; and Bronson Sandusky; Leighton Sandusky; and Karson Sandusky, all of Broussard, Louisiana; and great-great-grandson, Greyson Grant. She is preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Cleveland; sons, Stephen Sandusky and Dwight Sandusky; brother, David Lytle; […]

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Terry Steve Jacks, Jr.
November 10, 1962 - August 29, 2021

Terry Steve Jacks, Jr., 58, of Beaumont, died Sunday, August 29, 2021, at Christus Southeast Texas- St. Elizabeth, Beaumont. He was born on November 10, 1962, to Pearl Harbor Denton Jacks and Terry Steve Jacks, Sr., in Beaumont. Terry was a simple man with strong family values that he bestowed to his children.  His passion and unwavering love for Jesus and family could move mountains, he was the calm of the sea and the wisdom of the ages. One would say his personality was one in a million. Melting hearts of strangers was a gift, his laugh was contagious, his love was eternal and his talks about Jesus will never be forgotten. He could carry the weight of the world without fault all while managing to solve all those problems. Terry’s passion flourished in so many directions, becoming a realtor was one of his life changing accomplishments. This allowed him to travel and meet so many on […]

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Donna Marie De Haven
April 11, 1961 - August 28, 2021

Donna Marie De Haven, 60, was a bright and beautiful soul that was taken from us on August 28, 2021, in Beaumont, Texas, at St. Elizabeth Hospital. Donna was originally from Passaic, New Jersey. She was always crafting, cooking, and especially loved creating something new. Donna was an incredible Wife, Mother, Daughter, and Nana. Her heart was made of gold and most definitely impacted everyone she has come across in her lifetime. Over the years, there have been many bonus kids that have come from many different circumstances and called her “Mom.” She always told them how it was and never held back, but they loved her for it. Donna married her high school love, Martin De Haven, 42 years ago, and were still immensely in love like the day they got married. Her grandchildren were her pride and joy and she loved every minute she spent with them. If […]

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