Broussard’s Mortuary Silsbee


490, Cemetery Road, Silsbee, Texas, 77656, United States,

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Broussard’s Mortuary Silsbee Obituaries

Myrtle Jean Frazier Hooks
October 16, 1929 - December 3, 2022

Myrtle Jean Frazier Hooks, 93, of Silsbee, died Saturday, December 3, 2022. She was born on October 16, 1929, in Silsbee, to Ruby Mae Hartman Frazier and John Monroe Frazier Sr. Survivors include her children, Paula Jean Jenkins of Silsbee, and Gerald Hooks and his wife, Becky, of Buna; grandchildren, Shane Jenkins and his wife, Jennifer; Amy Jenkins, all of Silsbee; Steve Hooks and his wife, Amanda, of Beaumont; Heath Jenkins and his wife, Amanda, of Godley; Jesse Hooks of Buna; and Hyrum Jenkins of Silsbee; great-grandchildren, Colby Jenkins and his wife, Alyssa; Austin Jenkins; Dakota Jenkins; Trinady Hooks; Gunner Hooks; Gavin Hooks; Jermarous Jenkins; Alexis Hooks; and Lily Hooks; great-great-grandchildren, Lux, Lola, and Ali Jenkins; and numerous nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jesse Hooks; son-in-law, Larry Jenkins; great-granddaughter, Presley Jenkins; siblings, Dennis Frazier; Anna Bailey; Virgie Holyfield; Juanita Richardson; and John Monroe […]

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Joyce Ann Gunter
May 13, 1948 - December 2, 2022

Joyce Ann “Moma Joyce” Gunter, 74, of Spurger, died Friday, Decmeber 2, 2022. She was born on May 13, 1948, in Mountain Home, Arkansas, to Imogene Wilson Whaley and Ollie Whaley. Survivors include her sisters, Elizabeth Poncho and her husband, Elwin, and Dona Norsworthy and her husband, Randy, of Spurger; nieces, Vanessa Poncho and Kim Poncho; nephews, Jamie Norsworthy  and his wife, Jessica; Christopher Norsworthy and his wife, Christina, and Michael Poncho; stepsons, Wayne Gunter and his wife, Laurie; Weldon Gunter; and Ronald Gunter; grandchildren, Laura Marie Gunter and her husband, Roger; Paul Gunter and his wife, Alesha; Stacey Gunter; Holly Gunter; Eric Gunter and his wife, Maria; and numerous great-great-grandchildren, great-nieces, and great-nephews. She is preceded in death by her mother, Jean Wilson; husband of 48 years, Malcom Gunter; great-granddaughter, Katie Porras; and sister, Willie Mae Wolfe. Mrs. Gunter’s graveside service will be at 10:00 a.m., Sunday, December 4, […]

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Rosie Mae Lynch
November 4, 1924 - December 1, 2022

Rosie Lynch, 98, of Jasper passed away Thursday, December 1, 2022. She was born on November 4, 1924, in Jasper, to Ida Mae Cooey Kinsel and Gilbert Ashley Kinsel. Rosie loved birds and was an avid gardener. Her love and knowledge of plants and flowers was second to none. In fact, if she was not answering her phone, you could bet, she was in her yard. Rosie was a hard worker and was not afraid of manual labor. She retired from Bethlem Steel as a welder. Survivors include her children, Carroll Williams and his wife, JoAnn, of San Angelo; Mark Williams and his wife, Debbie, of San Angelo; Glenda Gillean of Hilltop Lakes; Angela Rogers and her husband, Bobby, of Buna; and Cynthia Rogers and her husband, David, of Keller; son-in-law, Jerry Folsom, of Jasper; grandchildren, Madonna; Jerry; Randy; Gretchen and her husband, Dale; Tonie and her husband, Jeff; Kimberly […]

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Beverly Joyce Horn
July 3, 1926 - November 26, 2022

Beverly Joyce Horn, 96, of Beaumont, died November 26, 2022.  She was born on July 3, 1926, in Humble, to Mamie Mae Gartman Fulgham and James E. Fulgham. Beverly Joyce Horn was a beautiful Christian wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.  She loved the Lord, her family, friends, and church family.  She was employed by Sun Oil Company as a secretary for ten years before meeting her handsome husband. She valued education and was an Honor student at South Park High School.  She was so proud her daughters and granddaughters all graduated from college.  Always thoughtful with cards and notes, she had the most beautiful, perfect handwriting.  Nothing made her more happy than spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  She loved planning family vacations and was always the one behind the camera taking home movies and photos. She was a beautiful seamstress making many clothes and prom dresses for her […]

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Nelda Fay Henderson
September 26, 1935 - November 23, 2022

Nelda Fay Henderson, 87, of Evadale, died Wednesday, November 23, 2022. She was born on September 26, 1935, in Silsbee, to Dacie Alma Burrell Welch and Leroy Welch. Nelda was a longtime member of Buna United Pentecostal Church. Her entire life involved the church and her Lord. She lived to serve and encourage others. She will forever be remembered as a loving wife, mother, and Maw Maw. Survivors include her sons, Roy Lynn Henderson and his wife, Doylene, of Evadale and Jerry Don Henderson and his wife, Candy, of Madisonville; grandchildren, Todd Henderson of Evadale; Tiffany Adams and her husband, Aaron, of Weatherford; Justin Henderson and his wife, Dawn, of Lumberton; Tanya Mansfield and her husband, Jonathan, of Evadale; Aimee Reddish and her husband, Brandon, of Indiana; Kristi Pakebusch and her husband, Greg, of Trinity; Scotty Pakebusch and his wife, Mallory, of North Carolina; and William Smith of Trinity; twenty […]

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Miriam Jeanette Downing
October 11, 1941 - November 23, 2022

Miriam Jeanette Downing, 81, of Silsbee, died Wednesday, November 23, 2022.  She was born on October 11, 1941, in Overton, to Toy Vernon Stanley and Hamp Paralee Stanley. Mrs. Downing attended Nederland High School before moving to Silsbee.  She owned and operated Stanley’s Nursery in Silsbee for over twenty years.  Blessed with a green thumb, she always had the most beautiful yard.  Besides working in her yard, Mrs. Downing enjoyed traveling in her motor home, reading, animals, and music.  She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, and Maw Maw. Survivors include her husband of sixty years, Kenneth Downing; son, Lynn Burkhead of Silsbee; daughters, Dena Roane and her husband, James, of Silsbee and Jill Downing-Brown and her husband, Bob, of Wimberley; grandchildren, Justin Burkhead and his wife, Cindy; Beau Burkhead; and Gage and Brina Jones; five great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.  She is […]

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Linda DoNelle Reyes
May 15, 1954 - November 23, 2022

Linda Reyes, 68, of Kountze, died Wednesday, November 23, 2022.  She was born on May 15, 1954, in Norfolk, Virginia, to Darlene Finches Yates and Vernon Yates. Survivors include her husband, Raymond Reyes; sons, Gary Morrison and his wife, Lauren, of Kountze and David Paul Reyes and his wife, Jennifer, of Santa Fe, New Mexico; grandchildren, Wrangler and his wife, Jessica, Matthew, Madison, Tanner, Philip, Evan, and Brandon; great-grandchild, Violet; and siblings, Edith Enos and her husband, Wally, of Kountze; Scott Yates of Georgia; Richard Yates of St. Petersburg, Florida; and Vernon Yates of Clearwater, Florida.  She is preceded in death by her parents. Her committal was held at Broussard’s Crematorium. For those wishing to make memorial contributions in Linda Reyes’ honor, please send contributions to Praise Church, 8150 North Major Drive, Beaumont, Texas 77713, or online, include in the memo, “in memory of Linda Reyes-Youth.”  

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Nell Rose Pitts
August 27, 1941 - November 22, 2022

Nell Rose Pitts, 81, of Silsbee, died Tuesday, November 22, 2022.  She was born on August 27, 1941, in Sherwood, Tennessee, to Vina Guess Sutton and Eulis Sutton. Nell retired from Wal-Mart after over forty years of service.  She was a member of First Baptist Church of Silsbee and owned her own fireworks stand.  She loved traveling in her motor home and will be forever remembered as a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. Survivors include her son, Ron Pitts and his wife, Stephanie, of Silsbee; daughter, Pamela Johnson and her husband, Gilbert, III, of Milliken, Colorado; grandchildren, Amber Pattarozzi and her husband, Terry; Gilbert Johnson, IV and his wife, Amber; James Pitts and his wife, Brandi; Jason Johnson and his wife, Jacquelyn; Steven Pitts and his wife, Hannah; and Ashley McCright and her husband, Matthew; great-grandchildren, Chelsea and her fiancé, McKenan, Anthony, Addison, Olivia, R.J., Avery, Abigayl, Gracie, Savannah, Ella, […]

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Julian Parrish Boyd
July 30, 1985 - November 22, 2022

Julian Parrish Boyd, 37, of New Boston, and formerly of Evadale, died Tuesday, November 22, 2022.  He was born on July 30, 1985, in San Bernardino, California, to Katrina Richardson and George Boyd, Jr. Survivors include his children, John Hampton Boyd and Hadleigh Ann Boyd, both of New Boston; mother, Katrina Richardson of Evadale; fiancée, Carolyn Gregory of New Boston; brother, George Hampton Mills and his wife, Katherine Mills, of Dallas; grandparents, Margaret and Buddy Sheffield of Spurger; uncle, John Richardson of Rockland; stepmother, Mary Jo Boyd of Hooks; stepsisters, April Jones and Carrie Jones, both of Hooks; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.  He is preceded in death by his father; grandfather, Johnny Edward Richardson; and grandparents, Lela and George Hampton Boyd, Sr. Julian’s memorial service will be 3:00 p.m., Friday, December 2, 2022, at New Beginnings Church, 1614 FM 105, Evadale.  His committal was held at Broussard’s Crematorium. […]

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Joseph Paul Russell, III
October 24, 1984 - November 7, 2022

Joseph Paul Russell, III, 38, of Silsbee, died Monday, November 7, 2022.  He was born on October 24, 1984, in Galveston, to Carolyn Watts Russell and Joseph Paul Russell, Jr. Survivors include his daughter, Layla Cordova of McKinney; father, Joseph “Joby” Paul Russell, Jr. of Dallas; mother, Carolyn W. Russell of Silsbee; siblings, Jessaca Russell of Silsbee and Lelani Russell and Aliyah Russell, both of Dallas; aunts, Glenda Watts of Silsbee, Rebecca Watts of Austin, and Stephanie Russell Owens of Dallas; uncles, Merkle Judge and Reginald Charles Russell; nephew, Triston Siau; and nieces, Jhaelyn Russell, Ceniyah Anderson, and Seven Roland Marichal Bridges.  He is preceded in death by his brother, Jonathan Marcus Siau; and grandparents, Stella Earline and Robert Earl Watts, Sr. and Ruby and Joseph Paul Russell, Sr. Joseph’s memorial service will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, November 19, 2022, at Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee.  His committal was held […]

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Jack L. Favors Sr.
February 18, 1948 - November 4, 2022

Jack L. Favors Sr., 74, of Evadale, died Friday, November 4, 2022. He was born on February 18, 1948, in Silsbee, to Palma Joyce Bell Favors and Thomas Jackson Favors. He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force. He was also a member of the Masonic Lodge in Evadale. Survivors include his wife, Betty Favors; children, Vanessa McAdams and her husband, Brent, of Brookland; Jack Favors Jr.; and Amanda Cravey, all of Silsbee; stepchildren, David Simon and his wife, Joyce and Stephen Simon and his wife, Casondra, all of Evadale; and ten grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents; and sisters, Bobbie Jett; Billie Maynard; Tommie Parks; and Betty Perkins. Mr. Favors’ graveside service will be at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 9, 2022, at Morse Cemetery, 2640 CR 777, Buna.

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Denzil Ray Stuart
June 14, 1946 - November 1, 2022

Denzil Ray Stuart, 76, of Kountze, died Tuesday November 1, 2022.  He was born on June 14, 1946, in Silsbee, to Hazel Hare Stuart and Duel Ray Stuart. Survivors include his wife, Gail Stuart; children, Jennifer Duncan and her husband, John Paul, of Honey Island and Amanda Collins and her husband, Russell, of Port Neches; grandchildren, Jessica Spivey and her husband, Nathan, of Kountze; Emmaly Ince and her husband, Russell, of Sour Lake; Ryan Rutledge of Kountze; and Catherine Simon and her husband, Chase, and Carter Collins, both of Katy; and nine great-grandchildren.  He is preceded in death by his parents and grandson, Joshua Stuart Morrison. A gathering of Ray’s family and friends will be 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Thursday, November 3, 2022, at Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee.  His funeral service will be 10:00 a.m., Friday, November 4, 2022, at Broussard’s, with his interment to follow at Jordan […]

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Sherry Darlene Sunday
December 21, 1949 - October 28, 2022

Sherry Darlene Sunday, 72, of Silsbee, died Friday, October 28, 2022.  She was born on December 21, 1949, in Lufkin, to Margie Quine Gray and Richard Robert Gray. Survivors include her children, Sammy Reynolds and his wife, Michelle, of Colorado Springs, Colorado; Theresa Reynolds of O’Fallon, Illinois; Suzette Talley and her husband, David, of Silsbee; and Richard Sunday and his wife, Amanda, of Orange; her angel, Roxie Loftin of Silsbee; nineteen grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sister, Trish Davis and her husband, Gerald, of Lufkin; and lifelong friends, Beverly Jones and Gloria Sutherland and her husband, Ronnie.  She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Arthur Sunday; son, Scott Sunday; daughter, Tonya Breaux; and siblings, Robert Gray, Jerry Gray, Debbie Tillar, and Lynn Gray. A gathering of Mrs. Sunday’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Monday, October 31, 2022, at Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee.  Her […]

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Don Larry “L.D.” Thompson
October 30, 1952 - October 27, 2022

Don Larry “L.D.” Thompson, 69, of Lumberton, passed away peacefully in his home Thursday, October 27, 2022.  He was born on October 30, 1952, in Pasadena, to Lona Mae Cotton Thompson and D.C. Thompson. L.D. was a natural born leader.  With an 8th grade education, he worked his way up to Project Manager for Aramco as well as other major refineries.  He enjoyed traveling to many different places like Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Colorado, including Thailand, where he met Pinn and they married February 21, 2002. Survivors include his wife, Pinn Thompson; son, Jeremy Thompson and his wife, Judy, of San Antonio and Justin Thompson of Dallas; daughter, Angie Thompson of Lumberton; daughter-in-law, Renee Carrell; grandchildren, Krysten “Christian” Thompson, Brooke Thompson, Anthony Thompson, Eli Carrell, Ireland Little, and Tyson Fontenot; great-grandchildren, Liam Josey, Miles Josey, Preslynn Thompson, Drelynn Thompson, Oliver Scott, and Noah Scott; siblings, Robert Thompson of Silsbee; Pat Hollister […]

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Edward “Eddy” James Parker
October 31, 1948 - October 27, 2022

Edward “Eddy” James Parker, 73, of Wildwood, passed Thursday, October 27, 2022, surrounded by his family.  He was born on October 31, 1948, in Delmenhorst, Germany, to Ushi Armanski Parker and James Parker. Eddy was a graduate of Logansport High School. He earned his bachelor’s degree at Stephen F. Austin in Forestry Management. Eddy was also a veteran, having served four years in the United States Navy. In addition, he was a member of Pine Lodge Masonic Lodge #642 A.F. & A.F.  and a member of the Wildwood Methodist Church. Eddy was a devoted family man, enjoyed hunting and fishing, and was an avid golfer. He will be dearly missed. Survivors include his wife, Martha Parker; sons, John Parker and his wife, Joni, of Wildwood and Jay Parker and his wife, Kerri, of La Porte; grandchildren, Autumn Price and her husband, Cole; and Andrew, Madeline, Mikaela, and Blake Parker; great-grandson, […]

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Johnny “Pops” Blake
October 11, 1934 - October 27, 2022

Johnny “Pops” Blake, 88, of Kountze, went to be with the Lord, Thursday, October 27, 2022. He was born on October 11, 1934, in Beaumont, to Carrie Moore Blake and Vaughan Blake. Johnny went to French High School in Beaumont.  After graduating, he served his country in the United States Army for three years where he served in the Tenth Special Forces group and was part of the first Green Beret.  During this time, he married his beautiful bride of sixty-nine years, Mable Blake.  After his service, he worked for the gas company, General Electric, and retired from Dupont at the age of 50.  Johnny spent about ten years of his retirement at April Sound, in Conroe.  While in April Sound, he spent his retirement bar-b-queing for his family, golfing, fishing, and working on various building projects.  He moved back to Kountze in 1996 and finished out his days watching […]

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Sandra Jean Laird Langston Mills
September 3, 1939 - October 23, 2022

Sandra Jean Laird Langston Mills, 83, of Silsbee, passed away Sunday, October 23, 2022, at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont. She was born on September 9, 1939, in Saratoga, to Martha and Amos Laird. Sandra was raised in Kountze and graduated from Kountze High School in 1957. She moved to Silsbee in 1980. Sandra was employed by Kirby Forest Industries for twenty-seven years and employed with Texas Home Health for thirteen years before retiring in 1999. Survivors include her son, James R. Langston and his wife, Pam; grandchildren, Ethan Langston and Alayna Langston Pillette and her husband, Arnold; and great-grandchildren, Lilliane and Addilyne, all of Evadale; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husbands, Fred A. Langston and Kenneth Mills; her parents, Martha and Amos Laird; brother, Charles Lee Laird; sisters, Linda Smith and Wilma Taylor; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins. A […]

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William Michael “Mike” Hodges
April 13, 1949 - October 22, 2022

William Michael “Mike” Hodges, 73, of , died Saturday, October 22, 2022. He was born on April 13, 1949, in Philadelphia, Mississippi, to Mary Eloise Crocker Hodges and Walter Glenn Hodges. He proudly served his country in the United States Army. Mike loved fishing and spending time with his children and grandchildren. They were his world. Every Sunday morning he looked forward to his weekly call with his sister. He loved the Lord and his church family. Survivors include his children, Tim Hodges and his wife, Crystal, of Orangefield; Lindsey Hodges and her husband, Bryan Jeselink, of Silsbee; special niece, Lauren Work, of Winnie; grandchildren, Blake Hodges, Shawn Hodges, Dylan Sanford, Allysa Sanford, Kenleigh Jeselink, and Cade Rose; sister, Mary Glynn Collins, of Philadelphia, Mississippi; brother in Christ, Charles Malonson, of Beaumont; and numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Anna Joan Work Hodges; […]

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Christopher “Kyle” Tantillo
July 26, 1970 - October 22, 2022

Christopher “Kyle” Tantillo, 52, of Kountze, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, October 22, 2022, surrounded by his family and friends. He was born on July 26, 1970, in Beaumont, to Helen Ann Kowalski Tantillo and Anthony Gayle Tantillo. Survivors include his wife of 31 years, Tracy Tantillo; children, Adam Tantillo and his wife, Dawn of Kountze; Meagan Ouzts and her husband, Dalton, of Orange; grandchildren, Case, Rush, and Kylie Jo Tantillo; mother and father, Helen and Anthony Tantillo, of Kountze; siblings, Terri Hefty and her husband, Brian, of Houston; Marcus Tantillo and his wife, Shelly, of Kountze; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, and countless other family members and friends. Kyle worked for Brookshire Brothers in Kountze for 19 years where he served as a meat processor and meat market manager. He then left and continued to work for the City of Lumberton in the maintenance department […]

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Margaret Azine Waldrep
June 7, 1928 - October 21, 2022

Margaret Azine Waldrep, 94, of Fred, Texas, was born on June 7, 1928, to Maggie Tanton Walters and Lem Walters, in Silsbee, Texas. She has lived in several towns in Texas with her husband, Harvey, and their family. She died on October 21, 2022, in Lake Jackson, Texas. Survivors include her sons, Harvey Waldrep Jr. and his wife, Rhonda; Gary Waldrep and his wife, Colleen; daughter-in-law, Gail Waldrep, and Carol Couey; five grandchildren, and nine great grand-children. She is preceded in death by her husband, Harvey Waldrep; children, Dennis and Jimmie; and grandson, J.J. Couey. Visitation for Margaret Azine Waldrep, will be from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m., with her funeral service at 2:00 p.m., October 29, 2022, at Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee, with interment to follow at Franks Branch Cemetery, Fred. The family would like to extend a special thanks to Sodalis assisted living and the hospice group […]

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Ronnie Cormier
April 4, 1957 - October 13, 2022

Ronnie Paul Cormier, 65, of Lumberton, died Thursday, October 13, 2022.  He was born on April 4, 1957, in Jasper, to Lena Rudd Cormier and Rene Joseph Cormier. Survivors include his wife, Patricia (Patty) Cormier; children, James Cormier of Georgetown; Christine Do and her husband, Zuy, of Round Rock; Brandon Smith and his wife, Sarah, of DeRidder, Louisiana; and Aaron Young and his wife, Sammi Jo, of Elton, Louisiana; grandchildren, Brayden, Bryce, Kinsley, Kinton, and Tori Smith, Landon and Bryson Celestine, and Hudson and Eleanore Do; sister, Theresa Bridges and her husband, Tommy, of Lumberton; uncle, Ray Rudd of Gillis, Louisiana; and aunt, Geraldine Durso of Silsbee.  He is preceded in death by his parents. A gathering of Ronnie’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Friday, October 21, 2022, at Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee.  His funeral service will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, October 22, […]

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Nelda Jean Marks
January 16, 1940 - October 11, 2022

Nelda Jean Marks, 82, of Buna, died Tuesday, October 11, 2022.  She was born on January 16, 1940, in Wharton, to Lucille Strawther Gregory and Curtis Gregory. Survivors include her husband, Alvin Marks; children, Don Crosson of Buna; Paula Sonnier and her husband, David, of Silsbee; and Stuart Marks and his wife, Lisa, of Pineland; grandchildren, Don Crosson III of Huntsville, Douglas Crosson, Jr. and Melissa Jordan, both of Silsbee, Sonny Linnus of Montgomery, Aarran Crosson of Dayton, Dustin Crosson, Emilea Crosson, Matt Marks, and Tiayali Parish, all of Buna, Keith Johnson of Beaumont, and Steven Steed of Silsbee; and great-grandchildren, Shelby Crosson and Bryce Jordan, both of Silsbee, Haven Crosson of Montgomery, Abigail Crosson of Silsbee, Don Crosson, IV and Daxton Crosson, both of Huntsville, Cooper Crosson and Rylea Crosson, both of Buna, Devon Crosson of Huntsville, Kaden and Dawson Steed of Silsbee, and Gentry Parish of Buna.  She […]

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Teresa Ann Reid
December 11, 1964 - October 10, 2022

Teresa Ann Reid, 57, of Silsbee, died Monday, October 10,2022. She was born on December 11, 1964, in Sacramento, California, to Gloria Ann Masters and Tuxie Peoples Sr. Survivors include her husband, Jimmy Reid Sr; son, Jimmy Reid Jr and his wife, Kayla; daughter, Jasmine Nicole Reid all of Silsbee; siblings, Tracy Bump and her husband, Eddie, of Spurger; Trisher Ford and her husband, Ronnie, of Woodville, and Tuxie Peoples Sr. of Locust Grove, Oklahoma; grandchildren, Landen Wren, Bree Reid, Jaxson Bird, Avery Gates, Payten Reid, Anthony Reid and Stella Reid. She is preceded in death by her parents; stepfather, James Masters and sister, Tabatha Riley.

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Charles Francis Porter
July 25, 1940 - October 6, 2022

Charles “Charlie” Francis Porter, 82, went to be with Jesus on Thursday, October 6, 2022.  He was born July 25, 1940 to Sandy L. and Fannie Bell Porter.  On October 7, 1961, he married the love of his life, Betty Emmons.  He was an amazing husband, father, Pawpaw and friend. Charlie was very proud of his two daughters and their families.  He was loved by just about everyone who met him.  He never met a stranger.  Charlie was fun-loving, energetic, friendly, and outgoing.  His greatest passions in his life were fishing and his family.  He was happiest when he and his family were out on the water reeling in big flounders.  He and his beautiful wife, Betty, were fantastic dancers who loved to jitterbug.  For them, all it took was two couples and a record player to have a party.  And they loved to entertain. Charlie was very creative and […]

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Laura “Jill” Pinder
January 18, 1971 - September 27, 2022

Laura “Jill” Pinder, 51, of Buna, died Tuesday, September 27, 2022.  She was born on January 18, 1971, in Beaumont, to Billie Sue Sarver Brumfield Musgrove and Bobby Dewayne Brumfield. Survivors include her son, Edward Pinder and his wife, Konnitha, of Buna; daughters, Amber Pinder and Aja Pinder; grandchildren, Makayla Smart, Trinity Smart, Madison Smart, Guy Bynum, Savannah Bynum, Celeise Harp, Drake Harp, Elijah Inman, Jr., Kimmy Joe Inman, and Cara Shirley; and siblings, Bobby Brumfield of Evadale; Taunya Langham and Rob, of Vidor; and Bobbie Hughes and her husband, Billy, of Dallas.  She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Edward Pinder; son, Gabriel Pinder; and stepfather, J.L. Musgrove. A gathering of Jill’s family and friends will begin at 10:00 a.m., with her funeral service at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, October 1, 2022, at Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee.  Her committal will be held at Broussard’s Crematorium.  

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Glenn Edward McGilberry
October 8, 1957 - September 27, 2022

Glenn Edward McGilberry, 64, of Nederland, died Tuesday, September 27,2022. He was born on October 8, 1957, in San Augustine, to Dorris Williams McGilberry and Lawrence Edward McGilberry, and grew up in Broaddus. Glenn was a Christian man who had a very strong faith.  He worked many years as a purchasing office manager for various construction companies and was a Hardin County Sheriff Deputy.  He enjoyed fishing and will be remembered for his love of his family and vacations and adventures with them.  He will forever remain a loving husband and father. Survivors include his wife of thirty years, Donna Louise Feick McGilberry; children, Ashley Nicole Kight and her husband, James Blake, of Crosby, and Christopher Glenn McGilberry of Beaumont; grandbaby on the way, Amelia May Kight; nephews, Kevin Albritton and his wife, Dora and John Albritton and his wife, Amie, all of Nacogdoches; sisters-in-law, Karen Lopez and her husband, […]

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Sandra Yvonne Jackson
July 14, 1962 - September 27, 2022

Sandra Yvonne Jackson, 60, of Fred, passed from earth on September 27, 2022, at her home.  She was born July 14, 1962, in Kountze, to Ruby Drake Jenkins and Louis D. “Skeet” Jenkins. “Aunt Sandy”, as she was called by most, was known for her giving nature and affinity for caring for others. She opened her home and kitchen to all. Sandy enjoyed the outdoors, growing all types of vegetables and flowers, and critters of all types. Sandy loved her family fiercely and in recent years her greatest joy was being Nena to her gaggle of granddaughters. Sandy is survived by her husband of thirty-five years, Donald Jackson; daughters, Chevette Melton and her husband, Chris and Camilia Mathis and her husband, Raymond; granddaughters, Ruby, Betty, and Katie Melton and Mary and Raylee Mathis; sisters, Rose Carriker and Doris Poche; brother, Larry Jenkins; and a host of nieces and nephews, both […]

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Daniel Lee Luxton
November 27, 1981 - September 25, 2022

Daniel Lee Luxton, 40, of Tomball, died Sunday, September 25, 2022.  He was born on November 27, 1981, in Port Arthur, to Laura Cherry Luxton and Charles Lee Luxton. Survivors include his parents, Laura and Charles Luxton of Tomball; brothers, Mark Luxton and his wife, Jessica, of Reisterstown, Maryland and Stephen Luxton and his wife, Heather, of San Antonio; sister, Meredith Rycroft and her husband, Bret, of Houston; nieces, Caroline and Catherine Luxton and Charlotte Rycroft; and numerous aunts, uncles, and other loving relatives and friends.  He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Charlie and Pat Luxton and Sarah and Leon Cherry. A gathering of Daniel’s family and friends will be 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Thursday, September 29, 2022, at Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee.  His funeral service will be 10:00 a.m., Friday, September 30, 2022, at Broussard’s.  A second funeral service will be held at  10:00 a.m., […]

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Mary Grace Elliott
September 10, 1942 - September 23, 2022

Mary Grace Elliott, 80, of Vidor, passed away Friday, September 23, 2022. She was born September 10, 1942, in Beaumont, Texas. She met and married the love of her life, Kenneth, September 27, 1963. She was a member of Eastgate United Pentecostal Church. Mary was a 1961 Vidor High School graduate. She acted as the Vidor Christian Academy Principle for two years. Mary loved to spend her afternoons enjoying a cup of hot tea, what she lovingly called her “Tea Time.” She will be greatly missed by her family and friends who loved her. She is survived by her children, Tina Janise, and Troy Elliott and his wife, Katie; grandchildren, Alishia Elliott; Megan Dimas and her husband, Daniel; Mollea Davis and her husband, Nick, and Trevor Elliott and his wife, Courtney, all of Vidor; great-grandchildren, Kheaper, Kolt, Holly, Mia-Lee, Noah, Gracelynn, Elania, Addalynn, Brinlee and Ryann; siblings, Gene Alvis and his […]

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James Mark Fountain
June 16, 1965 - September 23, 2022

Mark was born June 16, 1965 in Lufkin, TX; he was adopted by Bobby and JoNell Fountain from an orphanage in Nacogdoches. Mark, along with three siblings, grew up in Silsbee where he was a life-long resident. Mark graduated from Lamar Institute of Technology with a degree in Instrumentation, however, as many of you may know, he was a jack of all trades. In addition to his expertise in instrumentation, Mark could handle task thrown his way, whether it be electrical, carpentry, mechanical, or even driving a truck cross-country…you name it, he could do it! Along Mark’s path, he had relationships that mended into friendships and some that taught him the pain of surviving grief. Mark was married to a sweet soul that was able to calm his tail down a bit, teach him how to entertain a house full of grandbabies, and even be turned into an extreme dog […]

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