Broussard’s Mortuary Nederland


505, North 12th Street, Nederland, Texas, 77627, United States,

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Broussard’s Mortuary Nederland Obituaries

Patricia Fox
January 30, 1959 - September 21, 2022

Patricia Dale “Tricia” Rogers Fox, 63, passed away Wednesday, September 21, 2022, at Memorial Hermann Medical Center, Houston. She was born January 30, 1959, in Port Arthur, to Betty Raines Rogers and Lynwood “Buck” Rogers. Tricia spent most of her life in Texas but had fond memories of her time in California. She was an amazing decorator, florist, and part-time arts and crafts aficionado. Tricia cherished time spent with family. She was a devoted and loving wife, mother, daughter, sister, grandmother, aunt, friends, and second mother to many. Survivors include her husband, Gary Fox; daughter, Amanda Ravey and fiancé, Kristy; son, Philip Fox and wife, Sarah; grandson, Nathaniel Fox; stepmother, Charlotte Rogers; nieces, Eisha Killian; Sara Marchand; Allison Nutt; and Brooke Rogers; and nephew, Nicholas Rogers. She is preceded in death by her parents and brother, Joe Lenwood Rogers. A gathering of Mrs. Fox’s family and friends will be 3:30 […]

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Judith Palumbo
March 4, 1936 - September 21, 2022

Judith Marie Palumbo, 86, of Nederland, died Wednesday, September 21, 2022. She was born March 4, 1936, in Port Arthur, to Helen Grogan Patin and Chester Patin. Survivors include her children, Donna Valenti and husband, John, of Tampa, Florida and Louis Palumbo, Jr. and wife, Rita, of Copperas Cove; grandchildren, Lauren Valenti; Ryan Palumbo; Vincent Palumbo; and Anna Gabriella Palumbo; sisters, Gail Shook and Sylvia Majors, both of Port Neches; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of sixty-four years, Louis Palumbo, Sr.; and grandson, Johnny Valenti. A gathering of Mrs. Palumbo’s family and friends will be 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Friday, September 30, 2022, at Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland. Her graveside service will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, October 1, 2022, at Greenlawn Memorial Park, 3900 Twin City Highway, Groves. The family would like to extend their sincerest gratitude to […]

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Sarah Taylor
January 25, 1927 - September 20, 2022

Sarah Vaudine “Memaw” Taylor, 95, of Nederland, passed away Tuesday, September 20, 2022, at Merit Health River Regional, Mississippi. She was born January 25, 1927, in Timpson, Texas to Annie Mitchell Courtney and Erwin Courtney. Sarah or “Memaw”, as most called her, was a faithful member of First United Methodist Church, Nederland for many years and loved going to her Sunday school classes. She loved visiting with her friends and neighbors any time and all the time. She loved playing card games; her favorite was Hand and Foot Canasta. She would play all day and into the night sitting at the kitchen table and then would spend the next day wondering why her body was so sore. Memaw truly had a full and wonderful life, and she enjoyed every moment. She and Percy, her late husband, enjoyed going to Las Vegas every year with friends and they enjoyed their other […]

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Wanda Butaud
September 24, 1950 - September 18, 2022

Wanda Jane Butaud, 71, of Rosenberg, died Sunday, September 18, 2022. She was born September 24, 1950, in Port Neches, to Lillian Loyd Riley Brandin and Charles Elwin Brandin. Wanda devoted over forty years into her career as a Registered Nurse before retiring in 2019. She enjoyed singing with her church family. She loved to go on cruises, exploring antique and resale shops, and admiring the changes of the leaves during the fall. Above all else, Wanda cherished her grandchildren. They were the light of her life. Survivors include her husband, James Butaud of Rosenberg; children, Charles Sanders and wife, Nicole, of Humble; Reagan Butaud of Cypress; and Jennifer Reed and husband, Joe, of Port Neches; fourteen grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; siblings, Neil Brandin and wife, Rhonda, of Nederland; Cindy Stanley and husband, John, of Burleson; and Melissa Watson and husband, Paul, of Port Neches; and numerous nieces and nephews. She […]

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Renee Moity
October 4, 1972 - September 16, 2022

Veronique “Renee” Moity, 49, of Nederland, died Friday, September 16, 2022, at The Medical Center of Southeast Texas, Port Arthur. She was born October 4, 1972, in Nederland, to Helen Ann Furlong Moity and Clarence James Moity, Jr. Renee worked at The Medical Center of Southeast Texas, Port Arthur for fifteen years. She was active within the Jeep Community and loved being a part of parades and fundraisers with Southeast Texas Jeepers. Everyone knew her as “Showboat”. Renee loved bowling and attending bowling tournaments. She considered everyone at the bowling alley family. Every week you knew she was rooting for her New York Giants and Houston Astros. Anyone that met Renee would say she was the life of the party. She always had a smile on her face and would make you laugh like no other. She will be remembered as a best friend to many, a wonderful sister, and […]

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Margaret Davidson
October 13, 1940 - September 16, 2022

Lottie Margaret “Memee” Davidson, of LaBelle, Texas, passed away peacefully Friday, September 16, 2022. She was born at home in Boykin Springs, a sawmill town near Magnolia, Texas. Memee was the daughter and second of nine children to Devon Oliver Boykin and Bessie May Boykin. Memee was a beloved and devoted wife to Stephen Forbes Davidson. They worked side by side for thirty-eight years tending to their farm, raising their children, and doting on their grandchildren. She was known to be an amazing cook and she always had a home cooked meal and open heart ready for anyone who visited her. Memee was also an avid reader. She had a lifelong love of art and history that she passed down to her children and grandchildren. She was a devoted follower of Christ. As a lifelong Baptist, she loved her church and found strength and comfort in her faith. Memee loved […]

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Betty Mericle
February 26, 1931 - September 14, 2022

Betty Jean Mericle, 91, of Port Neches, died Wednesday, September 14, 2022, at Magnolia Manor, Groves. She was born February 26, 1931, in Kingsville, to Rosa Virginia Ritter Bevil and John Henry Bevil, Sr. Betty was one of seven children. She moved to Nederland with her family at a young age and graduated from Nederland High School in 1947. While in high school she met Amos “Curly” Mericle and on June 13, 1947, they were married. She and Curly had eight children. The family lived in Sulphur, Louisiana prior to moving to Alaska where they lived for over twenty years. Betty would drive from Alaska to Mid-County with her children every summer. The family enjoyed a life of travel and adventure on the open road. Betty also enjoyed spending time with loved ones, cooking for the family, and playing Bingo. Survivors include her children, Rebecca Glidden and husband, Fred, of […]

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Barbara Parks
March 22, 1933 - September 13, 2022

Barbara Sage Parks, 89, of Nederland, died Tuesday, September 13, 2022, at Harbor Hospice of Beaumont. She was born March 22, 1933, in Corrigan, to Siddie Smith Sage and Fred Elliot Sage, Sr. Barbara was well involved in her community. She was a devoted member of First Baptist Church, Nederland where she was active in Sunday School. She was also a member of Port Neches Eastern Star, Red Hat Society, and was a hospital volunteer. Barbara loved needlework and she was known to be a wonderful cook. Above all else, her family was her pride and joy. Survivors include her children, Joe David Parks and wife, Cathye, of Nederland and Cathy Parks Riley and husband, James, of Orange; grandchildren, Ryan Riley and wife, Julie; Kimberly Sage Polk and husband, Blain; David Parks; and Curtis Parks; great-grandchildren, Cade Prejean; Cole Prejean; Case Prejean; Olivia Polk; Katelyn Sage Riley; Ellyana Riley; Aurelia […]

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Nancy Halbur
January 25, 1943 - September 9, 2022

Nancy Halbur, 79, of Nederland, died Friday, September 9, 2022, at Houston Hospice. She was born January 25, 1943, in Huron, South Dakota, to Ellen and Fred Oles. Survivors include her daughter, Kim Halbur of Houston; brother, Robert Oles and wife, Murriel of Loomis, California; sisters-in-law, Connie Oles of Edmond, Oklahoma and Kathy McGeorge and husband, Richard of Eau Claire, Wisconsin; and numerous nieces and favorite nephew. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Douglas Halbur; and brother, Raymond Oles. Nancy grew up in Iroquois, South Dakota and attended Northern State College in Aberdeen, South Dakota, before marrying Doug and moving to Oklahoma where they started their family.  After Doug completed his military service, the family moved back to South Dakota where they resided until moving to Texas in 1984.  She retired after working in the banking industry and enjoyed traveling the world with her daughter visiting over […]

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Lynette Graham
October 18, 1936 - September 7, 2022

Alma “Lynette” Graham, 85, of Nederland, died Wednesday, September 7, 2022, at the Medical Center of Southeast Texas, Port Arthur. She was born October 18, 1936, in Beaumont, to Bethel Hughes French and Lee Jay French. Survivors include her children, Mona Rountree and husband, Bill; Wanda Quinn and husband, Dale; and Michael Graham and wife, Mandy, all of Nederland; grandchildren, Charles David Hughes; Joshua Graham; Makenzie Graham; Evan Penisson; and Jessica Daughtry; great-grandchildren, Cameron Hughes; Jaiden Hughes; Sarah Hughes; Bryce Franklin; and Jagar Daughtry; and sister, Johnese Wilson. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Clinton Benjamin Graham; grandson, Nathan Rountree; and brother, Donald French. Mrs. Graham’s graveside service will be 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, September 14, 2022, at Memory Gardens of Jefferson County, 3098 U.S. 69 Access Road, Nederland, Texas 77627, under the direction of Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may […]

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Jennifer Allen
July 18, 1974 - September 6, 2022

Jennifer Ray Allen, 48, of Port Neches, died Tuesday, September 6, 2022. She was born July 18, 1974, in Beaumont, to Melisa Leigh Keneson Flores and Mahlon James Porter, Jr. Survivors include her husband, Robert Henry Allen III; children, Kayleigh Allen, Raysalyn Porter, and Dregan Allen, all of Port Neches; mother Melisa Flores and husband, Gilbert, of Groves; sister, Jaimie Porter; niece, Jaymesan Porter, both of Groves; mother-in-law, Donna Andrews of Port Arthur; sister-in-law, Jessica Andrews of Groves; brother-in-law, Brian Washington of Port Arthur; stepsisters, Shana Flores of Beaumont and Misty Flores of Lufkin; stepbrothers, Trey Flores of Tyler and Chad Flores of Beaumont; and numerous nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her father, Mahlon James Porter, Jr. and brother, Joshua Thompson. A memorial gathering of Mrs. Allen’s family and friends will be 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 21, 2022, at Broussard’s, 505 North 12th […]

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Joe Hughes
January 24, 1929 - September 4, 2022

Joe Frank Hughes, 93, of Port Arthur, died Sunday, September 4, 2022, at Christus Southeast Texas – St. Elizabeth, Beaumont. He was born January 24, 1929, in Shelby County, to Reby Cecil Truss Hughes and Joe Riley Hughes. Joe was a United States Army veteran. He loved his church, Joaquin Church of Christ, and he enjoyed traveling. Joe lived on the river in Logansport, Louisiana which he proudly referred to as his “Garden of Eden”. Survivors include his daughters, Carolyn Sewell and Juana Countryman, both of Port Arthur; grandsons, Cody Sewell and wife, Angela; David Sewell; and Seth Countryman; great-grandchildren, Cree Nielsen-Sewell and Logan Miller; sister-in-law, Pat Arbuckle; bother-in-law, Buford Huff; and special friends, Buren and Mary Ellen Lowe and Kenneth and Mary Cummings. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Juanell Hughes; two brothers and a sister; grandson, Caleb Countryman; and great-grandson, Michael Wright. Cremation arrangements for […]

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Glenda Goodwin
March 26, 1937 - September 2, 2022

Glenda Myra Goodwin, 85, of Nederland, went to be with the Lord on Friday, September 2, 2022. She was born March 26, 1937, in Port Arthur, to Mary Bernice Ozio Fawvor and Maurice Wilson Fawvor. Glenda worked several jobs and had many roles throughout her life, but her favorite title was simply, “Grandma”. She became known as Grandma to everyone, not just family, and her house was the place to be if you needed a hug, warm smile, or maybe just a listening ear. She loved deeply and always sacrificed greatly on behalf of others. Grandma had a passion for serving and doing for others, and most of all, wanted people to know the saving power of Jesus. She knew that this life was more about the destination than the journey. Grandma was happiest when she was surrounded by those she loved, especially when she was on one of her […]

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Joseph Frederick
January 21, 1932 - August 30, 2022

Joseph Presley Frederick, 90, of Beaumont, died Tuesday, August 30, 2022, surrounded by his loving family. He was born January 21, 1932, in Abbeville, Louisiana, to Noelie and Maurice Frederick. Joseph was a United States Navy veteran having served during the Korean War and a former member of Jaycees. He was affectionately referred to as “Jay” or “Joe” by his family and friends. Survivors include his wife of sixty-eight years, Virgie Frederick of Beaumont; children, John Frederick and wife, Karen, of Nederland and Karol Hutson of Houston; grandchildren, Tara Madden and husband, Peter; April Dallis and husband, Costa; Julie Frederick White; and Joseph Hutson; and great-grandchildren, Athanasios; Sophia Lisenbe and husband, Bryant; Theodoros; Ireland; Lola; Andreas; Ruby; Panagiotis; and Charlotte. He is preceded in death by his parents; son, Joseph P. “Joey” Frederick, Jr.; and siblings, Maurice “Fred” Frederick, Jr., Wilda Wilson, and Dorothy Monteaux. A gathering of Mr. Frederick’s […]

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Rayford “Pawpaw” Paul Gary
May 15, 1935 - August 28, 2022

Rayford “Pawpaw” Paul Gary, 87, of LaBelle, died Sunday, August 28, 2022, at Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas, Beaumont. He was born on May 15, 1935, to Marie Stutes Gary and Clemance John Gary, in Rayne, Louisiana, and served in the Texas National Guard as a medic. Ray opened Ray’s Custom Cabinet’s in 1984 until his retirement in 1997. Since then his son, Roland, has taken over the business. Other than being a skilled carpenter, he was a master gardener, master welder, pipefitter, hog farmer, avid storyteller, great husband, daddy and friend, and the BEST PAWPAW EVER!  Pawpaw wasn’t well educated, but he taught us all so many lessons in life.  His family doctor once said he was a GIANT AMONG MEN! He was. He loved BIG. He fought BIG. His opinion was BIG. Towards the end of his life, he told multiple family members that he never wanted to […]

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JoAnn Henslee
July 12, 1942 - August 17, 2022

JoAnn Henslee, 80, of Nederland, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, August 17, 2022, at Christus Southeast Texas – St. Elizabeth, Beaumont, surrounded by her loving family. She was born July 12, 1942, in Nederland, to Violet Mae Mazerat Carlin and Wilford John Carlin. JoAnn met the love of her life, Don, in 1965 when they were co-workers at a bank in Beaumont. She was only twenty-three years old when he picked her up for the first time in his 1948 Chevrolet and they went to see a Lamar State College football game. They quickly fell in love and nine months later they were married. JoAnn and Don celebrated their fifty-sixth anniversary this past June. Although she was short in stature, JoAnn was a fighter who battled every obstacle put in front of her. She endured a variety of health challenges throughout her life such as scoliosis, cancer, […]

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Edna Louise Hortness
November 27, 1932 - August 14, 2022

Edna Louise Hortness, 89, of Katy, died Sunday, August 14, 2022, at Brighton Senior Living of Katy. She was born November 27, 1932, in Starkville, Mississippi, to Mattie Frances Elizabeth Bolding and William Grimsley. Louise and Buck married in 1953 in Brownsville, Texas. They later relocated to Nederland where they raised their four children. Louise was a fabulous cook and enjoyed sewing and crafting and always put her children first. She never found a book that she didn’t enjoy. Louise loved working in her yard, tending her flowers and plants. She loved all of her grandchildren and enjoyed hearing from them and kept tabs on all of their activities. Later in life she found a passion for collecting dolls. Louise relocated to Katy, Texas in 2015 to be closer to her grandchildren. She loved shopping and had her favorite go-to stores and always took care to look her best. She […]

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William “Bubba” Ray Toups, Jr.
October 23, 1963 - August 12, 2022

William “Bubba” Ray Toups, Jr., 58, of Westlake, LA, died Friday, August 12, 2022, in a Houston hospital surrounded by family. He was born October 23, 1963, in Beaumont, TX to Patsy and William Ray Toups, Sr. He was a 1982 graduate of Nederland High School and lived in the Nederland area most of his life until moving to Westlake, LA thirteen years ago. He was a longtime member of St. Charles Catholic Church in Nederland, TX. He worked as a frontline supervisor at Exxon Mobil for twenty-six years, retiring on December 31, 2021. He had a great love of sports and also enjoyed coaching baseball and football. His favorite teams to cheer on included LSU, Dallas, the Texas Longhorns, Nederland Bulldogs and the Westlake Rams. He also enjoyed fishing, crabbing and watching wrestling, but his true passion was always for his family and grandchildren. Survivors include his wife of […]

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Eric Bailey, Jr.
December 6, 1944 - August 7, 2022

Eric Marvin Bailey, Jr., 77, of Nederland, died August 7, 2022, at Oak Grove Nursing Home, Groves. He was born December 6, 1944, in Beaumont, to Eron Willebee Burran Bailey and Eric Marvin Bailey, Sr. Eric was a United States Army veteran having served during the Vietnam War as a helicopter pilot. Survivors include his nephew, Marcus Owen Phares; nieces, Debora Lynn Hansford, Cynthia Kay Phares, and Susan Elaine Abbey; great nieces, Kaycee Montana Botkin and Karlee Michelle Cooper; great nephews, Dakota Marcus Phares and Dalton Marcus Phares; great great nephews, Chandler Eli Cooper, Nolan Wayne Botkin, and Lucas Allen Botkin; and great great nieces, Presli Grace Cooper, Ella Michelle Cooper, and Suki Marie Phares. He is preceded in death by his parents and sister, Jean Francis Bailey Phares. A gathering of Mr. Bailey’s family and friends will be 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m., Thursday, August 11, 2022, at Broussard’s, […]

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Linda Bradley-Garner
May 19, 1950 - July 31, 2022

Linda Bradley-Garner, 72, of Nederland, died Sunday, July 31, 2022, at Harbor Hospice of Beaumont. She was born May 19, 1950, in Port Arthur, to Marie and Carl Bradley. Survivors include her children, Emily Carrier and Jonathan Janise of Vinton, Louisiana; grandchildren, Traylen Carrier, Taylor Carrier, Tinsley Carrier, and Aiden Janise; sister, Saundra Smith of Nederland; brothers, Joe Bradley and wife, Lizette of Bass Lake, New York and Randy Bradley and wife, Valetra of League City; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other extended family and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents and husband, Chester “Chet” Garner. A gathering of Mrs. Garner’s family and friends will be 1:00 p.m., with her memorial service at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, August 20, 2022, at Wesley United Methodist Church, 3515 Helena Avenue, Nederland. Her cremation arrangements will be handled through Broussard’s Crematorium under the direction of Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland. […]

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Caleb Countryman
November 25, 1984 - July 28, 2022

Caleb Wayne Countryman, 37, of Port Arthur, died Thursday, July 28, 2022, at The Medical Center of Southeast Texas, Port Arthur. He was born November 25, 1984, in Fort Worth, to Juana Hughes Countryman and Wayne Edwin Countryman. If one had the pleasure of knowing Caleb, one would know he was unique. In his best moments, he was a loving father, and his body housed a deep well of an intricate soul. He also had a special relationship with his grandfather. Along with his tenderness, he possessed a mind of incredible intellect, who in his spare time dabbled in astrophysics and computer programming for NASA. For leisure, he immersed himself in video games and computers. Although he is gone, he made a profound impact on those close to him, and he will remain forever within us. “There are men too gentle to live among wolves,” said James Kavanaugh, and Caleb […]

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Cody Marioneaux
November 3, 1991 - July 24, 2022

Cody Lee Marioneaux, 30, of Nederland, died Sunday, July 24, 2022, at The Medical Center of Southeast Texas, Port Arthur. He was born November 3, 1991, in Nederland, to Lydia Ann Benoit Marioneaux and Damon Kent Marioneaux, Sr. Cody was a United States Army veteran. He loved his job and coworkers with Jefferson County Correctional Facility as a part of the Gist Unit. Cody was an avid video game player and he cherished his son, Axel. Survivors include his parents, Lydia and Damon Marioneaux, Sr; son, Axel Wylde Marioneaux; and brothers, David Benoit, Damon Kent Marioneaux, Jr.; and Jody Lee Marioneaux. He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Ivan Benoit and Helen Louise Marioneaux. A gathering of Cody’s family and friends will be 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Saturday, July 30, 2022, at Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland. His cremation arrangements were handled through Broussard’s Crematorium, Beaumont. Memorial […]

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Connie Louise Redditt Eldred
April 17, 1951 - July 20, 2022

Connie Louise Redditt Eldred, 71, of Fannett, died Wednesday, July 20, 2022. She was born April 17, 1951, in Port Arthur, to Billie Jean and Turance Redditt. She was a long-time member of FUMC – Nederland. She loved all animals and enjoyed gardening, crocheting, and cross stitching. She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, and Grandma Connie. Survivors include her husband of twenty-eight years, Tom Eldred, of Fannett; daughters, Charlene Nelson, of Fallon, Nevada, Rebecca Eldred, of Dallas, Texas, and Bethany Eldred, of Fannett; granddaughters, Megan Barnes and husband, Carl; Erin Salazar and husband, Tristen; and Haley Nelson; great-grandchildren, Lyncoln, Bentley, Peyton, and Cyrus; sister, Cheryl Redditt, of Atascosita; brother, Alexander Redditt, of Port Neches; and numerous nieces, nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends. She will be extremely missed by her faithful canine companion, Rowdy James. She is preceded in death by her parents. A […]

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Christina Kathleen Tolbert
May 31, 1994 - July 20, 2022

Christina Kathleen Tolbert, 28, of Port Acres, died Wednesday, July 20, 2022. She was born May 31, 1994, in Beaumont, to Shanna and Scot Tolbert. Christina was very athletic and enjoyed playing softball and golfing. She had a feisty nature and was known for her intelligence and wit. She enjoyed her time working for the Zaban Paradies Center in Atlanta, Georgia, where she helped transition homeless couples into stable housing. She loved spending quality time with her friends and family. She will be remembered as a loving daughter, sister, granddaughter, and friend to many. Survivors include her father, Scot Tolbert, of Woodville; brother, Cameron Tolbert, of Port Acres; grandmothers, Myrna Morgan, of Port Acres, and Doris Shepherd Tolbert, of Woodville; uncles, Jerry Tolbert and wife, Anne, of Woodville and Lance Arnaud and wife, Holly, of Austin; and numerous other loving relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her […]

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Joyce Griggs
January 31, 1937 - July 19, 2022

Joyce Griggs, 85, of Nederland, died Tuesday, July 19, 2022. She was born January 31, 1937, in Lilbert, Texas, to Thelma and James Dennard. Joyce was an excellent cook and was known for her chicken and dumplings and banana pudding. She enjoyed driving around, tending her flower garden, and was a natural caregiver. She was an amazing Christian woman who loved her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren very much. Survivors include her daughters, Kim Soares and husband, Cody, Barbara Denzlinger and fiance, Kevin Resweber; grandchildren, Justin Jackson and wife, Kelly; Adam Jackson and wife, Michelle; Michael Mitchell and wife, Erica; Cory Mitchell and wife, Jennie; Logan Soares; Allison Kinney and husband, Damon; Hunter Denzlinger and wife, Marissa; and thirteen great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Melinda Jackson; and brothers, J.O. Dennard and Max Emmett Dennard. A gathering of Ms. Griggs’ family and friends will be 5:00 p.m. […]

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Val Bridgeman
September 6, 1937 - July 19, 2022

Val Bridgeman, 84, of Fannett, died Tuesday, July 19, 2022.  She was born September 6, 1937, in Nederland, to Eva and Oto Abshire. Survivors include her son, Christopher “Yancy” Doguet and wife, Charlene, of Edmond, Oklahoma; grandchildren, Jacqueline, Rachel, and John; great-grandchildren, Asher, Madison, Gracelyn, Beckham, Maveric, Porter, Ellie, and Izzie; sister, Jonnie Abshire, of Beaumont; and numerous nieces, nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her husband, Perk Bridgeman; son, Nick Doguet; and sisters, Joyce and Sandy. Mrs. Bridgeman’s cremation arrangements will be handled through Broussard’s Crematorium, Beaumont. A private family committal will be held at a later date.

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Thomas Zak
August 15, 1952 - July 18, 2022

Thomas Paul Zak, 69, of Nederland, died Monday, July 18, 2022. He was born August 15, 1952, in New Eagle, Pennsylvania, to Helen and Isadore Zak. Survivors include his wife, Felicia Zak; sons, Jay Zak and Justin Zak and wife, Holly; sister, Pamela Zak; brother, Joseph Zak; and grandchildren, Harper Zak, Harlow Zak, and Braylin Zak. He is preceded in death by his parents. A gathering of Mr. Zak’s family and friends will be 9:30 a.m., with his funeral service at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, July 27, 2022, at Freedom Christian Fellowship, 1413 Port Neches Avenue, Port Neches. His interment to follow at Oak Bluff Memorial Park, Port Neches, under the direction of Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland.

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Florence Barbara Dungan
November 7, 1932 - July 17, 2022

Florence Barbara “Williams” Dungan, 89, of Nederland, died Sunday, July 17, 2022, at The Medical Center of Southeast Texas. She was born November 7, 1932, in San Antonio. She enjoyed crocheting, working in her yard, dining out, and caring for her grandchildren. She faithfully attended annual family reunions in San Antonio. She will be greatly missed by her fifteen year old cat, “Baby,” and two new puppies, “Munchie” and “Finn.” Survivors include her daughters, Deborah Faulk and Kerry, and Cindy McCelvey and husband, Roger; grandchildren, Christine Stark and husband, Chase; Kelly Williams and wife, Stacie; Emily Faulk; Samuel Faulk; Shawn and wife, Tammy; Christopher; and Brent McCelvey; and great-grandchildren, Ashtyn; Camryn; Hudsyn; Lauren; Reece; Nolan; Jaime; Margot; Olive; and Emilie. She is preceded in death by her parents and son, Thomas Williams. Mrs. Dungan’s memorial service will be 3:00 p.m., Friday, July 22, 2022, at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 2425 […]

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Nair M. Fairley
July 12, 1959 - July 17, 2022

Nair M. Fairley, 63, of Nederland, died Sunday, July 17, 2022. He was born July 12, 1959, in Opelousas, Louisiana, to Beverly and William Fairley. He enjoyed spending time at the Neches River, fishing, and watching the boats. He was always willing to help others in need, and will be remembered as a loving husband, father, and pawpaw. Survivors include his wife of thirty-four years, Colleen Fairley, of Nederland; sons, Chris Usie, of Eunice, Louisiana, Nair Matthew Fairley II and wife, Christina, of Rayford, North Carolina, and Colby Whittington and wife, Miranda, of Mauriceville; daughter, Lacey Richard and husband, Chris, of Sulphur, Louisiana; fifteen grandchildren; sister, Joan Broussard, of Vidor; brothers, Kelly Fairley, of New Orleans, Louisiana, and Billy Fairley, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana; and numerous nieces, nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Shannon Fairley; and sister, Mona […]

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Bernice Adell Whitehead
May 7, 1923 - July 15, 2022

Bernice Adell Whitehead, 99, of Groves, died Friday, July 15, 2022. She was born May 7, 1923, in Wrightsboro, Texas, to Ester and John Smith. She was very industrious. When times got rough, she began making drapery, which hung in many Port Arthur homes, businesses, and historical buildings. As an Army wife, she lived in many locations. In younger years, she enjoyed dancing and playing “42.” In memory of Bernice, the family requests everyone to where something red. She loved her family, and was a very faithful member of Trinity Baptist Church, rarely ever missing a Sunday, or Wednesday night services. Survivors include her sons, Wayne Whitehead and wife, Wanda, of Nederland and David Whitehead and wife, Romie, of Groves; eleven grandchildren; seventeen great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Thomas Claude Whitehead, Sr.; son, Thomas Claude Whitehead, Jr.; daughter, […]

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