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Broussard’s Mortuary McFaddin Ave. Obituaries
Corey Wayne Coffey, 46, of LaBelle, died Saturday, September 18, 2021. A gathering of Mr. Coffey’s family and friends will begin at 5:00 p.m., with his Rosary to be recited at 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 22, 2021, at Broussard’s, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont. His Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, September 23, 2021, at St. Mary Catholic Church, 9894 Gilbert Road, Fannett. His cremation arrangements will be handled through Broussard’s Crematorium, Beaumont. 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
Randy Hollingsworth, 52, of Vidor, died Thursday, September 16, 2021. He was born on January 5, 1969, in Jackson, Mississippi, to Irma Bryant and Don Hollingsworth. Randy enjoyed live music, playing the drums, and fishing. He worked as an electrician with IBEW 479 and worked for numerous contractors. 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; and sisters, Glynda Morgan and Deborah Mayo. He was preceded in death by his mother; and brothers, Alan Melvin and Larry Melvin. Memorial contributions for Mr. Hollingsworth may be made to jw.org. Cremation arrangements for Mr. Hollingsworth were handled through Broussard’s Crematorium, under the direction of Broussard’s, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont.
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 […]
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, […]
Michael Ray McGown, of League City, Texas, peacefully passed away on August 18, 2021. A sixth generation Texan, Mike was born on June 30, 1946, in Beaumont, Texas to Anne and Paul McGown. After Mike graduated from Beaumont High School, he attended Louisiana State University and University of Houston Law School. After graduation from law school, he joined the United States Army, serving in the Judge Advocate General (JAG) Corps. Following his military service, Mike practiced law in Beaumont and Houston for 47 years, until his death. When Mike was three years old, he met Lynn Jordan at Sunday School at First Methodist Church in Beaumont. After marrying at age 20, they went on to have two children, Mallory McGown and Michael McGown; four grandchildren, Olivia McGown, Jay Paul Rauscher, Jordan Rauscher and Gabriel McGown; and great grandchildren, Harmony and Junior. His is also survived by brother, Patrick McGown and […]
Danny Joe Hocutt passed away on Tuesday, August 17th, 2021 at his home in Kountze, Texas. He was 52 yrs. old. Danny was born on October 11, 1968 in Athens, Texas. He graduated from Tatum High School in 1987. While a student there and as a member of Future Farmers of America, he developed a passion and masterful skill within Meat Lab that ultimately led to an invitation to a State Championship and a lifelong professional journey as a Meat Cutter throughout East Texas. He served the last 20 years with H-E-B working most recently in Beaumont. Danny was a person of utmost integrity, relentless enthusiasm and extreme kindness and was an incredible husband, father, brother, and friend that has left this world too soon! Danny is survived by: his wife: Dena Elder Hocutt his children: Danny Joe(Jaclyn) Hocutt, Kriztian Hocutt and Cody Mullican his grandchildren: Elliot Rogelio, Zane and […]
Frank Allan Eastman passed away peacefully at home on August 16, 2021 with his wife Kay at his side. He was born December 29, 1926 in Shreveport, Louisiana to Leslie and Ganald Eastman. He is preceded in death by his parents, his sister Elinor Simms and husband Hank and brother Philip Eastman. He is also preceded in passing by his first wife Jeanne Tyrrell Eastman. He is survived by his son Ross Tyrrell Eastman and wife Laura; their children Ross Tyrrell Eastman Jr. and wife Bess and daughter Alexandra Leigh Eastman; his sister Peggy Shultes, her daughter Margo Shultes Von Schlageter and husband Ray and daughter Mitzi Marquez and husband Francisco; nephews Kevin and Frank Simms and their families; and nieces Stephanie and Shannon Simms. He had lifelong affection for his surviving Tyrrell relatives as well which include Lynne Campbell Bonham and husband Bill; nephew William J. Campbell, wife Diane […]
Patricia Marie Bartz, 72, of Lumberton, Texas died Sunday, August 15, 2021. She was born on May 11, 1949, in Beaumont, TX to Florence O’Hare and Raymond Robichau. Survivors include her husband, Fred Bartz; Children: Regina Murphy and her husband, James; Richard Bartz and his wife, Zula; Dr. Roger Bartz and his wife, Misty; Grandchildren: Mason Gardner, Attorney at Law; Jacob Major, Ethan Murphy, Caden Murphy, Kyndall Bartz, Weston Bartz, and Joanne Bartz; Step- grandchildren: Britany Murphy, Kelsi Terry, Braden Terry, Alexis Samford, and Alyssa Samford; Great-grandchild: Luke Major; Siblings: Elizabeth “Bess” Perry, Raymond “Ray” Robichau, Phyllis English, Kenneth Robichau, Glenn Robichau, Gary Robichau, Linda Allen, Rodney Robichau, Eileen Bruno, Neal Robichau, and Stephanie Bresee; fifty-five nieces and nephews. Patricia is preceded in death by her parents and brother, Jack Robichau. Patricia was a faith-filled woman whose family meant everything to her. She was completely self-less and was the moral […]
Sandra Gail Holdsworth, 67, of Orange, Texas, passed away Saturday, August 14, 2021. She was born on May 28, 1954, in Bossier City, Louisiana, to Ruby Lee Sepulvado and Richard Durning Holdsworth. Sandy was the heart of her family. Her children and grandchildren meant the world to her. She was so proud of each of them and their accomplishments. She was loving and warm, never hesitating to say “I love you” or “I miss you”. Sandy was a devoted sister and loved her extended family immensely. She absolutely loved sharing stories with family members around the kitchen table. Sandy looked forward to holidays spent with family. She loved holiday meals and decorating her Christmas trees. She had a special story for each and every ornament. Sandy’s hobbies were sewing, crocheting, and quilting. She enjoyed shopping for beautiful fabrics and yarns. Sandy took such pride in making prom dresses, altering wedding […]
Sammy Wayne Stanley, 71, of Vidor, passed away peacefully in his home on Wednesday, August 13, 2021. He was born on November 15, 1949, in Breckenridge, Texas to Dennie Jacquelene Wimberley and Willis Wayne Stanley. Sammy was an oil field worker in the oil and gas industry. Sammy was a man of few words, though few words were ever needed, as his kindness spoke volumes. Survivors include his wife, Debra Clayton Stanley; children, Christopher Stanley; Deanna Stevens, and her husband, Travis; Amber Hall; Jennifer Teeter and her husband, Shane; Joycelyn Nix and her husband, Cal; Paden Stanley and his wife, Veronica; and Quentin Stanley and his wife, Catherine; grandchildren, Lexi Stevens; Lane Teeter; Nick Stevens; Emilee Hall; Tyler Teeter; Justin Teeter; Alexis Hall; Kaden Saunier; Caitlyn Nix; Colten Nix; Makynleigh Stanley; Karter Stanley; Summer Mujica; and Maggie Stanley; and great-grandchild, Elijah Stevens. He is also survive by his sisters, Debbie […]
Reverend Monsignor James Vanderholt, ordained May 25, 1957. Funeral Liturgies for Reverend Monsignor James Vanderholt Sunday, August 22, 2021 2:00 p.m. Reception of Reverend Monsignor James Vanderholt’s Body, St. Anthony Cathedral Basilica, 700 Jefferson Street, Beaumont 6:00 p.m. Vigil Service Monday, August 23, 2021 10:00 a.m. Pontifical Mass of Christian Burial, St. Anthony Cathedral Basilica His Committal will be at Magnolia Cemetery, Beaumont, with a reception to follow in St. Anthony Cathedral Basilica Center. Memorial Contributions may be made to: Diocese of Beaumont Attention: Diocesan Seminarian Formation P.O. Box 3948, Beaumont, Texas 77704 Please see link below for his life story: https://www.dioceseofbmt.org/2021/08/11/msgr-james-vanderholt-author-educator-historian-passed-away/
Jo Ann Harris, 81, of Beaumont passed away Wednesday, August 11th, 2021. She was born on April 8th, 1940 to Leon H. and Rose Marie Henderson in Beaumont. She and Travis Harris married in 1958 and enjoyed 63 years of life together. Jo Ann loved to cook and bake for family and friends and turned that love into a catering business, Harris Catering. She put her love into everything she cooked and baked, and her food filled both stomachs and souls. She also enjoyed her time as a realtor for twenty years. During this time, she was president of the Women’s Council of Realtors. She was also on the T.A.R. committee “Make America Better” at the request from then Governor Mark White to advocate for people with special needs and establish public accessibility accommodations. Her hobbies were vast and various, including raising show dogs, working with horses, gardening, sewing and […]
Joe Bell, 52, of Fannett, died Wednesday, August 11, 2021, at Baptist Hospital of Southeast Texas, Beaumont. He was born on December 5, 1968, to Janet Fern Foster and Reverend Jack W. Bell, in Beaumont. Joe was a wonderful Husband, a loving Dad and best friend to his children, and a proud Pop Pops. He had a huge heart and he cooked the best BBQ you could ever eat. Joe thought the world of his mom and dad, and he loved spending time with his brothers and sisters; often going hunting, fishing, racing, and cutting up whenever they got together. He was the most compassionate, selfless person we have ever known. Survivors include his wife/sweetheart of thirty-one years, April Bell; son, Joel Bell and his wife, Alison; daughter, Angel Bell; son, Dakota Bell; and brother, Jeff Bell and his wife, Beth, all of Fannett; sister, Janita Haley and her husband, […]