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Broussard’s Mortuary McFaddin Ave. Obituaries
Honorable Ray Chesson, 66, of Hamshire, died Friday, October 15, 2021. Memorial contributions for Mr. Chesson may be made to Trevor Lee Chesson Memorial Foundation, P.O. Box 186, Hamshire, Texas 77622 or Hamshire Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 153, Hamshire, Texas 77622. A gathering of Mr. Chesson’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 20, 2021, at First Baptist Church, 25304 Hwy 124, Hamshire, under the direction of Broussard’s, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont. His funeral service will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday, October 21, 2021, at First Baptist Church, with his interment to follow at Fairview Cemetery, Winnie. 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
Mary Alice Rivera, 72, of Beaumont, died Thursday, October 7, 2021. She was born on April 4, 1949, in Beaumont, to Catherine Mendiola and Jose Rivera. Survivors include her sisters, Martha Flores and Minnie Delarosa; and numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family. Mary is proceeded in death by parents; sisters, Daisy Guerrero, Carolina Padilla, Esperanza Padierna, and Gloria Carlin; brothers, Sylvester Rivera, Baldomero Rivera, Gilbert Rivera, and Jose Rivera, Jr. Cremation arrangements for Ms. Rivera were handled through Broussard’s Crematorium, under the direction of Broussard’s, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont.
Virginia Austin, 93, of Beaumont, died Friday, October 1, 2021. She was born on March 19, 1928, in Haskell, Texas to Lelia Montgomery and James Cox. She was raised on a farm along with her 3 sisters, however her father passed away when she was just 9 years old. Shortly after, she moved to Fort Worth where she attended school and led the rhythm band, was a cheerleader, and played basketball and softball. She graduated high school and married her dear Jim at 19 in her mother’s living room on January 2, 1947. That love story lasted almost 68 years which was such a testament to the biblical marriage bond they both lived, treasuring, and honoring each other daily. When tragedy struck with the sudden loss of their son David, Jim carried her through the roughest time of her life, but she never lost her faith which she had leaned on […]
Nery Nava Trevino, 64, of Beaumont, died Thursday, September 30, 2021. She was born on May 26, 1957, in Venezuela, to Flor Guariato and Juan Nava. Survivors include her husband, Francisco Trevino; stepson, Mundo Trevino; one sister; three brothers; and numerous nieces and nephews. Cremation arrangements for Mrs. Trevino were handled through Broussard’s Crematorium under the direction of Broussard’s, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont.
Tim Broussard, 64, of Beaumont, died Tuesday, September 28, 2021. He was born on January 4, 1957, in Beaumont, to Dorothy and J. P. Broussard, Jr. Tim was dearly loved by his family and a vast circle of longtime Beaumont friends. We all have fond memories of Tim growing up – he loved to garden and grow green beans at his grandparents’ house, hunting trips, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Easter lunches, family reunions at the farm, family vacations, even working cattle with his cousins Jim and Paul. Seeing his nieces and nephews at family events was the highlight of his day-dying Easter eggs, handing out dollar bills, and a kind gesture to each one of them. Tim loved the outdoors. During high school, he developed a strong interest in agriculture where he was very active in the Future Farmers of America (FFA) program. He would continue his support for the program […]
Lydia Priscilla Griffin, 63, of Beaumont, died Sunday, September 26, 2021. She was born on March 2, 1958, in Orange, to Margaret McPayne and Jerry Welsh. Lydia was a mail carrier for the postal service. Lydia loved being a grandmother. She was known as a very kindhearted person, always generous. Lydia had an infectious laugh you could hear miles away. Survivors include her children, Angie; Thomas; Gary; Donna; Crystal; and Jolene; grandchild, Aiden; siblings, Betty Trahan, and Timothy Welsh. Lydia is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jerry Griffin; siblings, Jerry “Scooter” Welsh, Jr.; Dana Walker; Michael Welsh; and Kenneth Howard. Memorial contributions may be made to the organization of your choice. A graveside service for Mrs. Griffin will be held 11:00 a.m., Friday, October 1, 2021, at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, 4955 Pine Street, Beaumont, under the direction of Broussard’s, 2000, McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont.
James Wista Andrews III, Jimmy, 64, of Kountze, left us on Wednesday, September 22, 2021. He was born on August 29, 1957, in Beaumont to Marian Ann Richardson and James Wista Andrews, Jr. Jimmy spent his entire career in Industrial Sales and, true to his character, remained loyal to the same office for over 45 years of service. Like most, he entered into the industry working in the warehouse, but through hard work and determination, he finished his career as a mentor to the team as it has generationally changed and an owning partner of BK Industrial Solutions. During his free time and early stages of retirement, Jimmy was an avid outdoorsman who thoroughly enjoyed hunting and fishing. In recent years, Jimmy and Darlene moved out of the city and into rural communities where they found a new passion for farm life. Surviving immediate family includes his wife of 40 […]
Paula Lawry Worthy, born in Beaumont, TX to Paulette Faye Rogers and Ronald “Butch” Rogers on January 14, 1971. She was a lifelong resident of Vidor, TX where she raised her four children, Pennie Rogers, Katherine Comeaux, Bryan Comeaux, and Blake Comeaux. She married Larry Worthy on July 18, 2008, and was blessed with four additional children, Christi Castillo, Stephanie Woods, Elizabeth Worthy, and Richard Worthy. She spent her life raising and loving her children, and studying and practicing her faith with her husband, Larry, and her mother, Paulette. Throughout her life, her mother, and her grandmother were often referred to as “the three P’s” which stood for: Pauline, Paulette, and Paula. She would go on to further that tradition with her first child, Pennie. She was then blessed with 19 grandchildren to whom she loved each dearly, and loved spending time with playing, nurturing, and spoiling. She was a […]
Corey Wayne Coffey, age 46, passed away on Saturday, September 18, 2021, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont, Texas. Corey was born on November 9, 1974, in Beaumont, Texas. He attended Hamshire-Fannett ISD and upon graduation he enlisted in the Marines, where he served for the next 5 and a half years. From there he went on to attend LIT where he earned an Associate of Applied Science in Computer Drafting Technology. On Dec. 12, 2015, Corey married the love of his life, Susan Davidson and became a devoted father to Tristan. He was a pipe designer for Richard Design Services where he was an extremely hard worker who never passed up the opportunity for overtime. Corey enjoyed reading in his free time and relaxing with a cold Miller Lite at the lake. He also enjoyed cooking for his friends and family and saw it as his life’s mission to […]
Bryan “Randy” Hollingsworth, 52, of Vidor, died at his home on Thursday, September 16, 2021, due to complications from late-stage lung cancer. He was born on January 5, 1969, in Jackson, Mississippi, to Irma Bryant and Don Hollingsworth. Randy was a beloved father, grandfather, brother, and friend. He enjoyed supporting local music, playing the drums, and fishing with his brother Kevin Hollingsworth. He worked as an electrician with IBEW 479 for many years. Survivors include his daughters, Brandi Hollingsworth and her boyfriend, Richard Eldred, and Jessica Hollingsworth and her boyfriend, Johnny Espinoza; granddaughter, Elianah Avalos; father and stepmother, Don and Carol Hollingsworth; brother, Kevin Hollingsworth and his wife, Jacque; sisters, Glynda Morgan and Deborah Mayo; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother and brothers, Alan Melvin and Larry Melvin. Memorial contributions for Randy may be made to jw.org. This supports the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s […]
All services handled through Geo H. Lewis & Sons Funeral Home, 1010 Bering Drive, Houston, Texas 77057. Lula Pelias Cokinos at age 99 bid farewell to this world on the15th of September 2021, in Houston, Texas. Lula, the youngest of 6 children, was born the 3rd of July 1922, in New Orleans to Michael and Natalia Papayianopoulou Pelias, immigrants from Tripoli, Greece. Lula grew up in the heart of New Orleans with her parents and siblings: Harry, George, Nena, Gus and Jimmy. She was graduated from Sophie B. Wright, excelling in art classes and as a teenager became a member of the New Orleans Lawn and Tennis Club, starting a lifelong pursuit and love of the sport. During World War II, while her brothers assisted with the war effort, Lula worked for her father’s business, The Jackson Wholesale Grocery, located in the French Quarter. The Great Depression, World War II, […]
Elizabeth (Libby) Edwards Evens was born in Russellville, Arkansas on October 19, 1952, to Mr. and Mrs. John (Juanita) Edwards. She passed on September 14, 2021, in St. Elizabeth hospital in Beaumont, Texas. She is preceded in death by her parents and the love of her life and husband of 49 years, Pat Evens. She is survived by daughters Kimberly Evens Schroeder (Billy Schroeder) of Nome and Karen Evens of Apache Junction, Arizona; Grandchildren Jon Evens, Zane Irick, Dillon Schroeder, Brooke, Libby, and Slade Schroeder. Libby was a kind loving person who always greeted everyone with a smile and a big hug to share. She created and cherished beautiful friendships throughout her life’s journey. Libby was an athlete in her young life and continued her love of sports and competition. She was the number one fan of her children and grandchildren’s sports and activities never missing an opportunity to support […]
Rosario Charles “R.C.” Parigi, 74 of Beaumont, died peacefully at his home Tuesday, September 14, 2021. He was born on August 25, 1947 to Sylvina “Luce” Maceo Parigi and Sam Calcedonia Parigi in Beaumont, Texas. R.C. grew up in a loving, Italian family where life centered around faith, family and food. He was one of 19 Maceo grandchildren and one of 42 Parigi grandchildren. As a young boy he spent Saturday evenings playing sandlot baseball and football with his Maceo cousins. Sundays after church were reserved for spaghetti, meatballs and fried chicken for lunch with his Parigi cousins. R.C. attended St. Anne Catholic Church and School where he was an altar server and was very proud to have received an Altar Server award. R.C. graduated from Monsignor Kelly Catholic High School in the class of 1965. He briefly attended the University of Texas, and graduated with his B.B.A. in Accounting […]
Tarianne Noe, 52, of Orange, Texas, passed away on Friday, September 10, 2021. She was born on February 28, 1969, in Orange, to Elsie Faye Chandler and Elbert Lee Daniels, Jr. Tarianne was a certified nursing assistant. Tarianne was the sweetest person, kindhearted, giving, and gentle. She loved her grandchildren. Tarianne loved laughing and making others laugh as well. She also enjoyed playing online video games and coloring. Her favorite TV shows included CSI, Criminal Minds, NCIS, Property Brothers, House Hunters, Tanked and many more. She was loved by so many friends, family, and will be missed by all. Survivors include her fiancé, Alfred Wheatley; children, Nadine Michelle Noe, Jefferson Andrew Noe, Jr; and Brittany Anne Noe; grandchildren, Haidyn Nicole Savant; Alix Drew Noe; Payton Matthew Wood; Andrew Jefferson Noe; Hunter Lee Savant; Jaxon Lane Savant; Mark Gabriel De La Cruz; Skylar Josephine De La Cruz; and Devin Andrew Savant; […]
Shelton McGraw, Sr. of Evadale, died Sunday, September 5, 2021. He was born on November 4, 1941, in Fairdale, to Helen Warden and Sim McGraw. Shelton was a member of The Way Free Apostolic Church. Survivors include his wife, Mary McGraw; son, Shelton McGraw, Jr.; daughter, Rebecca Williams; sons, Pastor John McGraw and Rev. Tim McGraw and his wife, Darla; thirteen grandchildren; seventeen great-grandchildren; sister, Linda Gravis and her husband, Johnny Dale; brothers, Allen McGraw and his wife, Ramonda; and Mark McGraw; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; great-granddaughter, Ashley Nicole McGraw; brother, Loy McGraw; and sister, Mona Widner. A gathering of Mr. McGraw’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Thursday, September 9, 2021, at La Iglesia Apostolica, 777 North 4th Street, Beaumont, under the direction of Broussard’s, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont. His funeral service will be 10:00 […]
Dana Carole Stough Outlaw passed away on September 5, 2021, in Beaumont, Texas. She was born to Charlene Temple Stough and Marcus Dowling Stough in Port Arthur, Texas on May 21, 1952. She attended Thomas Jefferson High School in Port Arthur, and later graduated from Lamar University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Following the receipt of her nursing degree she lived the remainder of her life serving others in various healthcare settings as well as in her own practice. In addition to her unending focus on helping others, Dana was the consummate free spirit. From art, music, traveling, dance, and tai chi to spending time at the beach, the scope of her interests was limitless. Dana was a prolific artist, and her big brown eyes could precisely capture the eyes of any of her subjects, human and animals alike. “Day-Day” found endless delight in crocheting or felting small […]
Dalton Ray Byerly, age 90, of Panama City, FL and formerly of Beaumont TX, passed away on Sept. 4, 2021, at a Pensacola, FL hospital after an extended illness. Dalton was born in Edgerly, LA and graduated from South Park High School. After serving in the USAF during the Korean war, Dalton worked in the oil field for a number of years, beginning as a rock bit engineer and finishing his career as an oil tool salesman. After retiring from the oil field, Dalton owned and operated Dalco Construction Company in Beaumont until his total retirement to Florida in 2012 to be closer to his family. Dalton was an avid golfer and football fan, pulling for his beloved Dallas Cowboys year after year. He was a generous man who loved to tell a story. He made an impression on all he met and was loved by many people. He is survived by his […]
Shirley Ann Stanton, 85, of Vidor, died Thursday, September 2, 2021. She was born on March 11, 1936, in McAlester, Oklahoma, to Pauline Brown and William Stanton. Shirley will be remembered for her love of her family and grandchildren, and for her cooking, especially chocolate Bundt and rum cake. She worked at Lamar University Health Center for over ten years. She enjoyed watching football. Survivors include her sons, Beau Gajeske of Vidor, and Bill Gajeske and his wife, Buffy, of Sour Lake; grandchildren, Michael, “Lauren”, Ryan, Jack, Emily, and Molly; cousins Patti and Betty; and wife-in-law and special friend, Virginia Bailey. She was preceded in death by her parents; and sister, Nancy Stanton. Cremation arrangements for Ms. Stanton were handled through Broussard’s Crematorium, under the direction of Broussard’s, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont.
Diane Redwine, 63, of Hamshire, died Thursday, September 2, 2021. She was born on January 22, 1958, in Vidor, to Hattie Smith and Homer Gilliam. Diane wore many hats throughout her life. She stayed home and cared for her children during their early years. Diane worked as a computer teacher at Hillcrest Elementary for over 10 years. She also was a Real Estate Agent for many years. The highlight of Diane’s life was being wife, momma and GiGi. She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She loved having her house full of her family. She loved having “girl’s nights” and “boy’s nights” with her grandchildren. She was always up for any adventure. She absolutely loved vacationing with her family and experiencing God’s beautiful creations around her. Diane loved serving in her church and was always showing God’s love to anyone who crossed her path. She greatly enjoyed sitting across […]
Paulette Fay Rogers, born in High Island, TX to Lawrence and Pauline Broussard on January 25, 1948. She was a lifelong resident of Vidor, TX. She had two children David Wayne Rogers and Paula Lawry Worthy. Most people that met her knew her as “Gammy”. She devoted her life to her God, and attended the First United Methodist Church of Vidor, TX. Where she created a bond with the members of that church that would blossom into a second family and home. There is where she found her love for quilting. She joined the quilting club where she made quilts for multiple charities, organizations, and family members. She attended a yearly quilting retreat where the quilting club went and solely focused on the work, they were creating for the lives they touched. She taught a Sunday school class and was a member of the choir as well. When she wasn’t […]
Marie Morrell Currie Fourt, of Beaumont, Texas, beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother, went to be with our Lord on Sunday, August 29, 2021, at the age of 98 years old. By the Grace of God her final days at home were peaceful and calm, without illness or injury. Marie was the oldest of 4 children born to Vick Morrell and Tina Palermo Morrell. She grew up on the family dairy farm in Beaumont with her sisters, Genevieve and Joyce and her brother, Frank. Marie attended South Park High School graduating in 1940. Her father died when she was a Senior in High School so her plans to attend college were set aside and she went to work for the Fair Store in Beaumont. It was there that she met her first husband, William J. Currie and they were married on June 15, 1947. Their daughter, Mary Kent, was born […]
Linda Marie Jones Anderson, 63, of Orangefield, died Saturday, August 28, 2021, at Christus Ochsner St. Patrick Hospital, Lake Charles, Louisiana. She was born on June 4, 1958, to Joyce Laverne Crawford Jones and Douglas Eugene Jones. Linda worked as a trauma nurse for almost 30 years with over 20 of those being in the ER at St. Elizabeth and at the Metroplex Hospital in Killeen. She enjoyed the outdoors and camping and going to the Frio River. Linda will be remembered for her love of family and grandchildren. Survivors include her daughter, Jennifer Norris Nugent of Orangefield; son, Jerry Lee Norris and his wife, Ashley, of Sour Lake; grandchildren, Shae Logan, Walker Duke, Andrue, Gabe, and Avery; former husband and father of her children, Jerry Norris, of Sour Lake; brother, William Douglas Jones of Vidor; sister-in-law, Monika Jones of Vidor; her most loved niece, Sonja Jones and other numerous […]
Tommy Parsons, 59, of Port Acres died Saturday, August 28, 2021, at St. Elizabeth Hospital. He was born on October 1, 1961, in Beaumont, Texas to Lester J and Mary Lou Parsons. Tommy worked in Industrial Sales and then followed his passion starting his Residential Repair business. Tommy graduated from Forest Park High School in 1980. He was a member of The Little Flower of Jesus Church, a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 3195, a member of the Eagles and Elk Lodge. He was also a member of Nichol Creek Hunting Club where he enjoyed his time hunting with his son, Cory. Tommy loved to fish, hunt, and spend quality time with family and friends. He also loved his baseball coaching community in Port Acres. Tommy loved working with his hands and was a master at his craft. Tommy especially loved attending church service on Sundays and adored […]
Jimmie Saleme Jr., 81, of Bronson, passed away Thursday, August 26, 2021, at Christus Saint Luke’s Hospital in Lufkin. Jim was born on January 4, 1940, in Beaumont, where he grew up. After graduating from South Park High School, in Beaumont, he went to Lamar University. He was drafted into the United States Army in 1963 and honorably discharged in 1965. Jim lived in Houston and received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Houston in 1974. He worked as a mechanical engineer and draftsman. Jim owned a couple businesses and worked for the United States Postal Service. He lived a full and rewarding life. Jim loved to tell stories about his time in the Army. He enjoyed traveling with his wife Brenda and going to Mass at the Catholic Church, until health problems kept him at home. Not one to complain, he enjoyed watching Golf, Sports, and Movies. Jim […]
Albert Ray Tucker,78, of Katy, died Tuesday, August 24, 2021. He was born on December 21, 1942, in Beaumont, to Elizabeth Whitehead and Leonard Tucker. Albert service in the United States Army Reserves. He retired as an engineer in the oil and gas industry. Albert loved western movies. Survivors include his daughters, Dr. Cristalle Boyle and her husband, Paul; and Dr. Jacinda Celeste Tucker and her husband, Roger; granddaughters, Sydney Martin; and Merrick Martin. Albert is preceded in death by his loving wife, Marie Tucker. A funeral service for Mr. Tucker will be 1:00 p.m., Saturday, September 4, 2021, at Broussard’s, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont, with his interment to follow at Magnolia Cemetery, Beaumont.
Arcadia del Carmen “Callita” Bonilla, 48, of Beaumont, died Saturday, August 21, 2021. She was born on January 12, 1973, in Anamoros, El Salvador to Vicente Ferrer Bonilla and Maria Ernestina Umanzor. Callita Bonilla nacio en Anamoros, La Union, El Salvador. Callita era una persona con un corazon inmenso. Amada por no solo toda su familia pero tambien por muchos mas. Siempre muy feliz y sonriente. Siempre vivira en los corazones de sus hijos, padres, hermano(a)s, mucha familia mas y amistades. Survivors Hijos: Roberto Carlos Urquilla, Diego Jose Urquilla, Fernando Josue Urquilla Padre y Madre: Vicente Ferrer Bonilla (father) y Maria Ernestina Umanzor (mother) Hermanos: Victor Manuel Bonilla (brother) and his wife Xiomara Bonilla, Santos Deysi Bonilla (sister), Juan Alberto Bonilla (brother) and wife Elsa Alfaro Bonilla, Santos Benjamin Bonilla (brother) and wife Xiomara A Bonilla, Nelson Jovel Bonilla (brother) 4 Nieces and 12 Nephews A Mass of Christian Burial […]
Don Pippin, Sr. was born on January 7, 1941, in El Dorado, Arkansas, to Thelma Griffin and Willie Staten Pippin. As a tall handsome teen, he attended El Dorado High School and it was there, at 14 years old, that he would meet his future wife, Jo Ellen. He was smitten and began to court her. They soon fell in love and that their fates were sealed. They were married a year after graduation on September 1st, 1960. Directly after graduating from Southern State College, in Magnolia, Ar. Don began an early career working for the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI). He later decided to join the banking industry, which eventually brought them to Beaumont, Texas in 1975. He devoted 20 years of his personal time working in the Beaumont community to bring the word of God and the news of His saving grace to those in need. Don spent […]
Keith Roberts, 61, of Baytown, died Friday, August 20, 2021. He was born on August 19, 1960, in Beaumont, to Beverly Fay Yentzen and David Roberts. Survivors include his mother, Fay Roberts; children, Andrew Roberts and his fiancé, Stephanie; and Ashley Kinchen; brother, David Roberts; sister, Lisa Roberts; brother, Hank Roberts; and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, David Roberts. Memorial contributions for Mr. Roberts may be made to Julie Rogers Gift of Life, 2390 Dowlen Road, Beaumont, Texas 77706. Cremation arrangements for Mr. Roberts were handled through Broussard’s Crematorium, under the direction of Broussard’s, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont.
Josephine Bouton, affectionately known as Josee, Josie, La Jo, Aunt Jo and meme, was born in Saint Julien du Gua, Ardeche, France on February 10, 1939. After having endured the German Occupation, along with her parents and five siblings, the Bouton family helped rebuild France alongside the Americans. After finishing her education at Cambridge University in Liberal Arts in 1959, Josephine began her career as an educator at Chaumont Air Force Base. There, while teaching French to the American servicemen, Josee met the love of her life, Stanley C. Schwartz, and they married soon thereafter in Montredon Labessonnie, France. After completing military service, and with one child in tow, Josee and Stan moved to Texas where they settled in Beaumont in 1964. Josephine, bringing her Huguenot heritage across the ocean, readily embraced the culture of her new life while always maintaining her French flair and “ joie de vivre” of […]
Linda Ann Skarke, 72, of Beaumont, died Thursday, August 19, 2021. She was born on September 15, 1948, in Lufkin, to L.M. Bentley and Michael Turner. Linda loved spending time with family, cooking, and entertaining. She was a friend to everyone she met. She had a way of making people feel their true worth when she spoke to them. Linda lit up a room with her never-ending positive energy. She valued the sanctity of all life, sitting with many family members as they were sick or dying. Regarding her death, she always said not to be sad; that she was just going on ahead to prepare a place for her family. Survivors include her husband, Ed Skarke; children, Tom Mosley and his wife, Nancy; Laura Dart and her husband, Brian; Eddie Skarke and his wife, Veronica; and Charles Skarke; grandchildren, Lauren Mosley, Matthew Mosley, Troy Davis, Jace Davis, Chelsea Dart, […]