Broussard’s Mortuary McFaddin Ave.
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Broussard’s Mortuary McFaddin Ave. Obituaries
Anthony “Tony” Leon Latino, 71, of Beaumont died Saturday, May 21, 2022. He was born on April 29, 1951, in Beaumont, Texas to Helen Marcell Whitaker and Leon Leonard Latino. Survivors include his sister, Charlene Chelette and her husband, Eddie, of Lafayette, Louisiana; niece, Christina Chelette and her fiancée, Ollie Stark; nephew, Charles Legendre and his fiancée, Ashley; goddaughter, Rebekah Hoffer; and many extended family members and friends. Tony is preceded in death by his parents. Memorial contributions may be made to: Young Men’s Business League: 7250 Wespark, Beaumont, Texas 77705 or ymbl.org; St. Anthony Cathedral Basilica; 700 Jefferson Street, Beaumont, Texas 77701; St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church, 6825 Gladys Avenue, Beaumont, Texas 77706; Sons of Italy Foundation;121 Crown Ridge, Nederland, Texas 77627; Kappa Sigma Fraternity; 1610 Scottsville Road Charlottesville, Virginia 22902. A Rosary will be recited at 5:00 p.m. with a gathering of his family and friends to follow […]
It is with our heavy heart to inform you that Girish Chunilal Tailor passed away, on Monday, May 16th, 2022, in Beaumont, Texas, at the age of 56 (Gaam: Khudvel (chikhali), District: Navsari, Gujarat, India). He had been working at Motel 6, Beaumont, Texas since 2018. He was survived by his wife Jyoti Girish Tailor, Dharmil Girish Tailor (son), Foram Lokesh Vakharia (daughter). A funeral service for Mr. Tailor will be 10:00 a.m., Thursday, May 19, 2022, at Broussard’s Crematorium, 5150 Stivers Street, Beaumont. Due to limited space at crematorium, only close family members and family friends are attending the funeral service. His cremation arrangements were handled under the direction of Broussard’s, 2000 McFaddin Avenue. Zoom Funeral Service link. Topic: Mr. Girish Tailor Funeral Service Time: May 19, 2022, 10:00 AM Central Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us06web.zoom.us/j/83694749402?pwd=Y25pdUhUL2FaYnI0dExFNlMxNkpsUT09 Meeting ID: 836 9474 9402 Passcode: EH4G03 On behalf of […]
Kathryn Freeman Steigerwald, 78, of Houston, died Monday May 16, 2022. She was born on April 12, 1944 in Chicago, Illinois, to Marie Jarl and Bromley Freeman. Kathryn is survived by her daughters, Alyson Michael and her husband, Mike; Kate Steigerwald; and Jennifer Steigerwald; and her grandchildren, George Michael III, Sarah Michael and Jacob Michael; sister, Priscilla Larson; and niece, Kristina Larson. Katheryn is preceded in death by her parents. Katheryn moved to Temple, Texas from Chicago and then on to Houston. She attended The Kinkaid School and from there received her teaching degree from the University of Houston. She retired from teaching to be a stay-at-home mom. She enjoyed volunteering at her daughters’ schools, playing tennis and bridge. Later she received her license to sell real estate. She worked for Madeline O’Brien Realtor. She loved her career and spending time with her friends. After retiring from real estate, she […]
William Edward “Bill” Grantham, 95, of Beaumont, died Monday, May 9, 2022, at Calder Woods, Beaumont. He was born in Corpus Christi on July 14, 1926. He was the son of Oscar and Mamie Grantham. Bill graduated from St. Anthony High School in 1944 and attended Lamar University before joining the United States Army Air Corps. He married his high school sweetheart, Johnnie Conley. He and his wife, Johnnie, started their company Sanitary Supply Co, Inc., in 1966, after being Vice-President with Sanitary Chemical, Inc. for many years. Bill had been a manager for Sanitary Chemical Lab, which was founded in 1937. When the owner sold out due to poor health, Grantham bought the janitorial products line and opened Sanitary Supply on 6790 College in Beaumont. Bill and his son, Larry Grantham, now ran this successful business together. Their customer base has grown considerably, and their territory has expanded over […]
Billy Wayne Rawlinson, of Beaumont, walked through the gates of Heaven on Sunday May 8, 2022 at 5:40 pm. He left us peacefully with wife Barbara and son Lance by his side. He is free of pain at last. His suffering is over. A 6th generation Texan, Billy was born in Houston to Mary King and B.H. Rawlinson on July 26, 1938. He was good natured, easy going, patient and intelligent. A giver, not a taker. He was self-disciplined and never smoked or cursed. Billy’s parents divorced when he was six. He had an older sister and two older brothers that were already on their own. That made him the man of the house for his mother and baby sister Sharron. He took the job seriously. When he was eight he got a paper route with a bicycle he bought on a payment plan. He bought his own school clothes […]
Cyrus Spencer Vara, 20, of San Antonio Texas, passed Saturday, May 7, 2022. He was born on September 12, 2001. Cyrus was a cherished son, beloved brother, awesome cousin, an overall precious family member and friend to many. Survivors include his parents, Rachel and Casey Collins; brothers, Dorian, Jack, Max, and Zachary; grandfather, Gary Collins; aunts, Deedra Collins, Aleana Collins, Maricela Torres, Roxanna Torres, Rebecca Lewis and Trish Vara; uncles, Gilbert Torres, Daniel Torres, and Gabriel Torres; cousins, Marcus and Alec Collins, Evan and Colin Perez, Valerie and Stephanie Carranza, Mercedes Gonzalez, Mark and Miguel Monsivias, Amey, Julius, and Daenerys Torres, Kristy and Rosie Rendon, Matthew and Jake, Aurelia and Xavier Torres, Oliver, Olivia, and Orion Torres, Imogene Reyna and Katelynn Lewis, and many more family members and friends. Cyrus is preceded in death by his father, Paul Javier Vara; grandfather and grandmother, Manuel Sanchez, and Gretchen Esquivel; cousin, Nathan […]
Joseph Carlton Touchet, 93, of Beaumont, died Wednesday, May 4, 2022. He was born on July 31, 1928, in Abbeville, Louisiana, to Mary May Champagne and Joseph Dassas “J.D.” Touchet. Carlton retired as a Field Representative for the U.S. Social Security Administration, after more than 30 years, circa 1960-1990. In his day, Carlton was a natural athlete who was good at everything he tried. He enjoyed growing roses, crossword puzzles, DIY projects, voting, contributing, baking the world’s best cookies, and helping anyone whenever he could. Carlton was a wonderful human with a sharp sense of humor. Survivors include his wife, Ann Bishop Smith Touchet; children, Ed Touchet and his wife, Caroline; Clara Touchet; John Touchet; Edie Touchet Cherubino; step-children Mindy Greenspan and her husband, Kim; Sue Ellen Lassiter; and Lee Smith; grandchildren, Stephanie-Anne Touchet; Carly Cherubino; Paul Cherubino II; and step-granddaughter Melissa Smith; great-granddaughter, Isabelle M. Touchet-Deleon; brothers, Gene Ray […]
Joanna LaBarbera, 82, of Beaumont, died peacefully on Wednesday, May 4, 2022, at Brookdale Champions Senior Living Community in Houston, TX. She was born on February 13, 1940, to Phillip and Elizabeth Dattalo in Beaumont, TX. Her birth name was Giovana. She attended South Park High School and would have graduated with the class of 1958 but chose to get married instead. She later earned her equivalent high school diploma and became an accountant/bookkeeper. Joanna loved spending time with family growing up as a child and teen, and often talked about her trips to see her Gigliotta cousins in Chicago, as well as tell stories about her trips to Galveston and visiting her Maceo cousins, and the famous Balinese Club, as a little girl. Joanna met the love of her life, Johnny LaBarbera when she was working at the Jefferson Movie Theater selling tickets, while Johnny was trying to sneak […]
Lois Ann Rivette, 50, of Beaumont, died Tuesday, May 3, 2022. She was born in Beaumont on September 10, 1971. Survivors include her parents, Becky Lynn Garvin Thibodeaux and Roy David Thibodeaux; daughter, Lauren Caraway; son, Hunter Rivette and his wife, Carrie; grandchildren, Brooke, Kynsell, and Jack Roy; brother, Kelly Earl Thibodeaux; and nephew, Christopher Thibodeaux. Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to The Southeast Texas Food Bank; 3845 Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway, Beaumont, Texas 77705. Cremation arrangements for Ms. Rivette were handled through Broussard’s Crematorium, Beaumont, under the direction of Broussard’s, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont.
Judge Richard P. LeBlanc, Jr. was born in Beaumont, Texas on May 20, 1938 and unexpectedly passed away peacefully in his sleep at his home on May 1, 2022 at the age of 83 years old. More than anything, Richard was a family man. Richard dearly loved and cared for his wife, Cheryl, until her passing in 2016, and he adored his children and grandchildren more than anything. He never missed an opportunity to spend time with them and make cherished memories…whether it was a weekly lunch date, popping up unexpectedly at their house to work in the yard (which he loved to do), go to a sporting event or the countless hunting and fishing trips. As a young man, Richard spent summers on horseback helping family members herd cattle across family lands; was a rice farmer; a honeybee keeper; and one of the first crawfish farmers in the area, […]
Mary Ann Fiorenza, 92, of The Woodlands, formerly of Beaumont, died Tuesday, April 26, 2022. She was born on July 23, 1929, in Port Arthur, to Rose Minaldi Palermo and Joseph R. Palermo, Sr. Survivors include her daughters, Karen Hicks and her husband, Ben; Mary Donaldson and her husband, Kelly; and Sharon McGinnis and her husband, Pat; grandchildren, Michelle Davis and her husband, R.T.; Will Donaldson and his wife, Kacy; Grant Donaldson and his wife, Erin; Mary Claire McGinnis; and Connell McGinnis; great-grandchildren, Madilyn; Maggie; Ryder; Wyatt; and Jett; brother, Tony Palermo, Sr. and his wife, Tina; and numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family members. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of twenty-one years, A.J. Fiorenza; siblings, Francis Walker, Carolyn Palermo, Myron Palermo, Joe Palermo, Jr.; nephew and Godson, Rock Palermo; and niece, Gaylynn Taylor. Memorial contributions for Mrs. Fiorenza may be made to St. Anne Catholic […]
Juana Cos, 69, of Beaumont, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Tuesday, April 26th, 2022. She was born on March 9th, 1953, in San Francisco El Alto, Guatemala. Juana Cos, better known to her family as “Mama Juana,” treasured the time she spent with her family and friends in Beaumont and Guatemala. She was a beloved daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. During her Christian life she served as a testimony to her faith and inspired many who knew and loved her. Her endless generosity, compassionate heart, and loving spirit will be deeply missed and warmly remembered by her family, friends, and fellow church members. Survivors include her children, Leyda Tzul and her husband, Sergio Tzul; Aracely Rabago; Edna Alvarez and her husband, Wuilver Alvarez; Bayron Cristobal Cos and his wife, Juana Lissette Perez de Cos; and Peter Paolo Cos and his wife, Karina Paxtor de Cos; grandchildren, […]
Carol Gaddis, 85, of Beaumont, Texas passed away on Friday, April 22, 2022, after a brief illness. She was born in Houston, Texas on September 16, 1936. She met her husband, Frank J, at Lamar High School and they married in 1955 before he left for basic training in Virginia. They were soon stationed in the Panama Canal and Puerto Rico and Carol often said those were some of the best days of her life. They moved back to Houston, Texas and while Frank pursued an engineering degree at University of Houston, she worked at Texas National Bank. Upon graduation they relocated to Beaumont and set up home. To know her was to know her vivacious laugh, blue eyes, and dimpled smile. Carol enjoyed neighborhood get togethers, especially the Ivy Lane Watermelon Party. She played Tennis, sold Tupperware and Amway all while raising her three children. She loved to sew […]
Marvin Ray Johnson, 75, of Beaumont, died Thursday, April 21, 2022. He was born on August 30, 1946, in Buffalo, New York, to Doris Davis and Arnold Marvin Johnson. He was a retired operator for Mobil Oil. Survivors include his siblings, Elizabeth Kash and her husband, David, of North Tonawanda, New York; Glen Johnson and his wife, Deanna, of Boston, New York; and Mary Jane Johnson of Richmond, Virginia; nieces and nephews, Aaron Shaw, William Kash, Ashley Hefner, Sam Hefner, Eric Johnson, and Matt Johnson; and dear friends, Sunny Anne Holiday and Bill and Patricia Bailey. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 7023 Merrifield, Virginia 22116 Cremation arrangements for Mr. Johnson were handled through Broussard’s Crematorium, under the direction of Broussard’s, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont. His memorial service will be held at a later date in Buffalo, New York.
Joe Reyes, Sr., 92, of Beaumont, died Saturday, April 16, 2022. He was born on November 24, 1929, in Beaumont, to Soccorro Alviar and Ventura Reyes. Joe was very active in fast pitch softball. He retired from Standard Alloys, and later worked and retired from Giglio Distributing. Survivors include his wife of sixty-nine years, Gloria Reyes; daughters, Olga “Ann” Reyes, and Yolanda Arredondo and her husband, Andrew; daughter-in-law, Nancy Reyes; grandchildren, Erica Orta and her spouse, Pierre “Lucky” Bordelon; Amanda Die; Rudy Orta and his wife, Dulce; Danica Selkirk and her husband, Scott; Aaron Arredondo and his wife, Katie; Abel Arredondo and his wife, Ashley; Adam Arredondo and his wife, Valerie; and Joey Reyes III and his wife, Janice; fifteen great-grandchildren, with one on the way; one great-great-grandchild; siblings, Johnny Reyes, Rosie Solis, Pilar Newman, Hope Enriquez, Jessie Reyes, Chris Reyes, Raymond Reyes, Ortence Cowles, and Polly Varela; and numerous […]
Xin Nguyen, 80, of Beaumont, died Saturday, April 16, 2022. He was born on January 1, 1942, in Vietnam. Survivors include his wife of fifty-seven years, Tri Nguyen; son, Hoang Nguyen; daughter, Kim Dung Nguyen; son, Tuan Nguyen; grandchildren, Tommy Phi Nguyen; Kaylee Jade Nguyen; and Jasmine Nguyen; and great-grandchild, Leah Nguyen. He was preceded in death by his parents. A gathering of Mr. Nguyen’s family and friends will be from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., with his Rosary recited at 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 20, 2022, Thursday, April 21, 2022, and Friday, April 22, 2022, at Broussard’s, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, April 23, 2022, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1115 Orange Avenue, Beaumont, with his interment to follow at Magnolia Cemetery, Beaumont.
Mary “Maria” Rojas was born on February 7, 1931 in Beaumont, Texas to Micaela and Zenon Gonzalez. She worked for Frito Lay and Sheperd’s Laundry until she married Frank Rojas in 1965. Together they were charter members of L.U.L.U.C #394, where Maria cooked for all occasions big and small, Christmas, New Years parties, and especially including their booth each year at the Southeast Texas State Fair. Maria was well known for making dozens of tamales for all to enjoy. As members of L.U.L.A.C, they began the local L.U.L.A.C Council #38 for the Hispanic youth. Her home and kitchen were open to all who paid her a visit. Family was very important to Maria. She loved spending time with her husband, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She never refused a request to baby sit, be it one, or all of the many grandchildren. A true matriarch of the family, she was always […]
Raul Rebollar, 34, of Beaumont died Friday, April 15, 2022. He was born on September 1, 1987, to Aurelia “Laura” Campuzano and Jose Jaimes Rebollar. Raul was an industrial carpenter by trade. Raul graduated from Job Corps in Chicago, Illinois. Raul was a sweet man and had a gentle heart with a kind soul. He always said he let his heart get the best of him. He enjoyed spending time with family, cooking out as he liked to call it and loved his seafood. Raul was a family man and was a loving father to his children. Raul recently had found out his fiancé, Veronica, was expecting a child together and was excited to meet baby Rebollar. He loved his nieces and nephews and always made sure he had a gift ready for their birthdays. More recently his favorite places to eat at included Rock’n Crab and he loved his […]
Magdalini “Maggie” Davros, 79, of Beaumont, passed away peacefully Saturday, April 9, 2022. Maggie was born on March 17, 1943, to Efstathia Kostadopoulos Kapsimalis and Demetrios Kapsimalis in Vouno, Greece. She left Greece in 1963 and traveled to Toronto, Canada with a group of her closest girlfriends. Maggie then traveled to Beaumont where she met her beloved husband, Kostas “Gus” Davros. Together they worked side-by-side for over 40 years at J&J Steakhouse and Motel while raising three children. Maggie loved to sew and cook traditional Greek food for her family and friends. She also loved a good time and every opportunity to Greek dance. Survivors include her children, Tina Davros Jones and her husband, Daniel, of Central Point, Oregon; Harry Davros and Tiffany Davros of Dallas, Texas; and Connie Davros Hebert and her husband, Brian of Beaumont, Texas; eight beautiful granddaughters, Alexandria Kelly O’Donnell and her husband, Devin; Gabrielle Kelly Gonzalez […]
Margaret “Marge” Ellen Branigan Culloty, 80, of Beaumont, died Friday, April 8, 2022. She was born on May 18, 1941, in Bay City, Michigan, to Loretta Winifred Forster and Thomas Howard Branigan. Margaret retired from Beaumont Independent School District after 25 plus years of teaching. She was a teacher at BISD Career and Technology Center. Marge was president of Beaumont Teachers Association from 1995 to 1999. However successful she was in her career she remained adamant that her life’s purpose was being the best mother to her three boys. Marge loved having fun with her children, grandchildren, and close friends, including Lois Snider, Dixie Deans, Doris McQueen, and Cynthia Stokes. The family would like to give a special thanks and love to Ellie and Ann for all their support and love over the years. Survivors include her sons, Brendan Culloty and his wife, Kelly; David Culloty and his wife, Jenny […]
Mary Catherine Clem Tsoupakis, 74, homemaker and life-long resident of Beaumont, died Wednesday, April 6, 2022. She died in hospice after a long, painful illness. Thanks to Broussard’s Mortuary for their compassionate services. Born on March 8, 1948, she was the daughter of deceased parents, Mary Davis Clem and Theodore D. Clem. She is survived by two sons, Spiro and George Tsoupakis of Beaumont; brother, Alex Clem and his wife, Sharon Snyder, of Washington, DC; two first cousins, Andrew Davis of Montgomery, TX, and John Davis of San Diego, CA; and former husband, George Tsoupakis of Beaumont. Mary Catherine will be remembered for her devotion to her two sons; friendly interest in others; infectious smile; and soft East Texas accent and expressions. Cremation arrangements for Ms. Tsoupakis were handled through Broussard’s Crematorium, Beaumont under the direction of Broussard’s, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont. Her remains will be interred at Magnolia Cemetery […]
Ernestine M. Byerly, age 89, of Youngstown, Florida, and formerly of Beaumont, Texas, passed away Tuesday, April 5, 2022, at her home with her family by her side. Ernestine was born in Beaumont on March 10, 1933, to the late Flora Myers Benedict Crabtree and Harold G. Benedict. She graduated from Beaumont High School in 1952 and was married to the late Dalton R. Byerly for 69 years. Dalton passed away in September of last year. Although she worked differing jobs here and there, Ernestine was primarily an excellent homemaker for most of her life. She was a member of the Red Hat Club in Beaumont. In her younger years, she was in the Melody Maids, an all-girls choral group that traveled around the world to military bases in order to entertain the troops. She was a member of the Youngstown Campus of First Baptist Church of Panama City, Florida, where she served her LORD in […]
On the morning of March 21, 2022, Barbara Ayer Forbert died at age 81. She was born in Bennington, Vermont to Thomas Ayer and Virginia Morin. Her brother, Edward Ayer, and her parents preceded her in death. She graduated high school in Bennington and from there lived in multiple states throughout the Midwest. She lived in Beaumont, Texas for many years before moving to Houston, Texas to be closer to family. While in Beaumont she joined Temple Emmanuel. During which time she was past president of The Sisterhood. She raised two daughters, Sarah and Rachel, with whom she shared her strength, devotion to faith and exemplary values. She enjoyed spending time with family, traveling, music, art, reading, and giving to multiple charitable organizations. She cherished and valued her time with those that knew her as “Nana”, her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Grandchildren: Chelsea (husband-Aaron), Madison, Sophia & Emily. Great Grandchildren: Kayla, […]
Doris Eloise McDaniel Pevoto, 98, of Beaumont, died Monday, March 21, 2022. She was born on September 24, 1923, in Beaumont to Helen Hagy McDaniel and Lucilius McDaniel. Eloise retired as an executive secretary in the Petroleum State Insurance and South Park High School. Throughout her life, Eloise was active in the community, volunteering with various charities, including Ubi Caritas. She was also a member of the former Beaumont Independent School District “Committee of 100” which helped develop BISD’s student assignment plan when the near-bankrupt district was annexed into the South Park Independent School District. Eloise is preceded in death by her granddaughter, Donya Perkins; her parents and sisters, Georgia Mae “Sister” McDaniel and Patricia “Patsy” Leehin Purks. Survivors include her daughter, Donna L. Littrell of Lumberton; grandson, Jerry Jordan of Lumberton; great-granddaughter, Justine Jordan; and several other family members and friends. The family would like to extend a special […]
Jesse Rojas, 94, of Beaumont, died Thursday, March 17, 2022. He was born on April 5, 1927, in Beaumont, to Guadalupe Gonzales and Luis Rojas. Jesse was a United States Navy veteran having served during World War II. He retired as a welder. Survivors include his wife of sixty-seven years, Rose Rojas; children, Eva Storms, and her husband, Pat; Frank Rojas and his wife, Charmaine; Marge Marchetti and her husband, Andy; Jesse Rojas and his wife, Olivia; and Jayne Cano and her husband, Ben; grandchildren, Bill Storms and his wife, Rachael; Laura Leidig and her husband, David; Rick Rojas; Danny Rojas and his wife, Amy; Joey Marchetti and his wife, Lauren; Tommy Marchetti; Johnny Marchetti; Teresa Marchetti; Peter Marchetti; Andrew Marchetti; Mark Marchetti; Sara Rojas; Ana Rojas; Elizabeth Rojas; Luis Cano; Santiago Cano; Carmen Cano; and Jalissa Martinez; and great-grandchildren, Alexia, Patrick, Anthony, Joseph, Gabriel, Zachary, Genevieve, Joe, and Anthony. […]
Roman Morris Vaughan, infant son of Crystal Payton and Glen Vaughan, died March 17, 2022. Other than his parents he is survived by his sisters, Marvel and Fable Vaughan of Fannett; grandmother, Christina Hardy of Fannett; grandfather, Glen Vaughan of Bogalusa, Louisiana; and several aunts, uncles, and numerous other relatives and friends. Cremation arrangements were handled through Broussard’s Crematorium, under the direction of Broussard’s, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont.
Reed E. Nichols, 76, of Beaumont died Wednesday, March 16, 2022. He was born on September 13, 1945, in Beaumont, to Ellen Barton and Howard Grant Nichols. Reed was a United States Army Veteran who served during Vietnam. Reed was a co-owner of Nichols Company for over fifty years. He loved fishing, traveling, cooking, and baking. Reed especially loved spending time with his grandchildren. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, brother, Pop, and Big Shot. Survivors include his wife of over thirty years, Jana Nichols of Beaumont; sons, Will Nichols and his wife, Kimberlee; and Jeff Wheeler and his wife, Emily, all of Beaumont; daughter, Mary Elizabeth Woodworth and her husband, Tom, of Happy Valley, Oregon; grandchildren, Duncan Nichols Russell and his wife, Anna; Madeline Nichols; John William Woodworth; Henry Reed Woodworth; Haddie Wheeler; and Sofie Wheeler; brothers, Howard Nichols, Jr. and his wife, Sally; Kenneth Nichols […]
Juan “Mango” Salazar, 42, of Beaumont died Sunday, March 13, 2022. He was born on October 28, 1979, in Beaumont. Mango enjoyed fishing and most activities that had him out on the water. One of his favorite places to go often was Pleasure Island. Mango loved his family dearly. Survivors include his mother, Consuelo Rodriguez and her husband, Hector Jimenez, of Beaumont; father, Juan Rivera Salazar; sons, Isaiah, and Jasiah of Beaumont; sister, Erica Puente and her husband, Travis, of Humble; and numerous other family members and friends. A gathering of Mr. Salazar’s family and friends will begin at 9:00 a.m. with his funeral service at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, March 26, 2022, at Broussard’s 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont. His interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Beaumont.
Mark Edward Eberhard, 64, of Beaumont, died Thursday, March 10, 2022. He was born on August 31, 1957, in Beaumont, Texas, to Faye Marie Byerly and Edward Eugene Eberhard. Survivors include his siblings, Kenneth Eberhard and his wife, Kathryn, of Silsbee; Susan Everett and her husband, Robert, of Las Vegas, Nevada; Douglas Eberhard; and Ronda Page, both of Silsbee; and numerous nieces and nephews, family, and friends. Memorial contributions for Mr. Eberhard may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105. Cremation arrangements for Mr. Eberhard were handled through Broussard’s Crematorium, under the direction of Broussard’s, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont.
Myrna Jane Mercer Darby, 84, of Beaumont, died Friday, March 4, 2022. She was born on April 5, 1937, in Luling, Texas, to Zula Mae Cox and Lavard Loys Mercer. She moved to Beaumont, Texas, where she met Joseph Howard Darby at the movies, where he told the guys “She’s the one for me”. They were married sixty-three years, until his death in 2015. Myrna was a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. She was a cook and a caregiver for her family and neighbors. She always told her kids and grandkids that she loved them. Myrna never met a stranger. She was devoted to Jesus and the Blessed Mother and the Catholic Church. She was a member of St. Pius X Catholic Church in Beaumont. Myrna loved singing, saying the Rosary, and praying for people in need. Her favorite saying was “Jesus, Jesus, Jesus”. Survivors include her […]