Broussard’s Mortuary Silsbee


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

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Broussard’s Mortuary Silsbee Obituaries

Connie Zatorski
October 1, 1948 - September 20, 2023

Connie Elizabeth Brown Zatorski, 74, of Silsbee, died Wednesday, September 20, 2023.  She was born on October 1, 1948, in Kountze, to Doris Griffin Brown and Cyriel Leaster Brown. Survivors include her children, Ginger Lee Howard of Beaumont; Todd Richard Zatorski and his wife, Jody, of League City; and Troy Lawrence Zatorski and his wife, Kathy, of Frisco; grandchildren, Kyle Seiley of Village Mills, Sara Zatorski of Bedford, Massachusetts, Megan Zatorski of Westminster, Colorado, and Jordan Zatorski, Morgan Zatorski, and Brendan Zatorski, all of Frisco; great-grandchildren, Sevyn Morris and Dylan Seiley, both of Grapevine; and siblings, Dottie Ross of Buna; Penny Ferrell and her husband, Nathan, of Beaumont; and Paul Brown and his wife, Teresa, of The Woodlands.  She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Edmund “Ed” Charles Zatorski; brothers-in-law, Bill Owens and Leslie Ross; nephews, Alex Brown and Josh Brown; and great-nephew, Colt Kirkendall. A gathering of […]

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Iris Marie Robertson
August 4, 1937 - September 13, 2023

Iris Marie Robertson, 86, of Silsbee, died Wednesday, September 13, 2023.  She was born on August 4, 1937, in Port Arthur, to Ira Mae Patterson Raborn and Louis Raborn. Survivors include her children, Jeff Robertson of Silsbee and Lesley Hargrove of Tyler; grandchildren, Kevin Hargrove and his wife, Kristin, of Dallas; Zach Hargrove and Jessie Hargrove, both of Tyler; Hannah Jamison and her husband, Mark, of Houston; and Jenna Morrissey and her husband, John, of China Springs; four great-grandchildren; and brothers, Robert Raborn and John Sweet, both of Houston.  She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Gene Robertson; son, Eric Robertson; and brother, Thomas Raborn. Her committal will be held at Broussard’s Crematorium, under the direction of Broussard’s, Silsbee.

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James “Clinton” Saunders
December 18, 1941 - September 11, 2023

James Clinton Saunders, 81, of Kirbyville, died Monday, September 11, 2023. He was born December 18, 1941, to Dannie Mae Findley Saunders and Elbert William Saunders. He loved his family dearly and always enjoyed spending time with them. One of his favorite ways to do this was by porch sitting as he called it with a hot cup of coffee or a cold beer, he could sit on this porch all day and loved being outside. Jim “Pojo” was a long-haul truck driver who LOVED being on the road, seeing the sites of America and her history in person, one of his favorite subjects! He was a fun-loving soul who loved to go to karaoke with his high school sweetheart Betty Lou and all their dear friends. Jim was a compassionate, loving man, patient and slow to anger he loved his family and treasured all of his time with them, […]

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Katherine Louise Coplen
November 15, 1946 - September 9, 2023

Katherine Louise Coplen, 76, of Kountze, died Saturday, September 9, 2023. She was born on November 15, 1946, in Port Arthur, to Thelma Louise Miller McCullough and T.E. McCullough. Katherine retired as a physical therapist aid. Survivors include her sons, Craig Coplen, Jr. and Carl Coplen and his wife, Amanda; and daughter-in-law, Carol Lee Coplen, all of Kountze; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and sister, Faye Alston of Lumberton. She is preceded in death by her husband, Craig Coplen, Sr.; parents, Vertice Carl and Thelma Louise Faulk; father, Thomas McCullough; and sister, Bonnie Sue Simon. Mrs. Coplen’s cremation arrangements were handled through Broussard’s Crematorium under the direction of Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee.

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Eldon Joseph Soileau
July 24, 1941 - September 9, 2023

Eldon Joseph Soileau, 82, of Beaumont, died Saturday, September 9, 2023, at Harbor Hospice, Beaumont. He was born on July 24, 1941, to Lydia Marie Borque Soileau and Elta Soileau, in Pine Forest, and was a United States Marine Veteran. Eldon was a member of Pipefitter’s Local 195 and served on the Pipefitter’s Pension Plan as Trustee and Chairman of the Board. A lifelong supporter of employee rights, he was very active in local and statewide politics and worked as a volunteer and staff member in numerous statewide campaigns. As President of the Sabine Area Central Labor Council, he kept abreast of legislation before the Texas State Legislature and U.S. Congress and effectively advocated the concerns of construction workers and those employed in the petro-chemical industry. Eldon was later recruited to serve as a Director for the Human Resources Development Institute associated with the National AFL-CIO. While in this position, […]

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James Patrick Core
March 25, 1964 - September 5, 2023

James Patrick Core, 59, of Kountze, died Tuesday, September 5, 2023. He was born March 25, 1964, in Sulphur, Louisiana, to Helen Burton Core and Harold Core. Pat is survived by his daughters, Aimee McQueen and her husband, Michael, of Mauriceville and Rachel Core of Austin; grandchildren, Kyle Ridgaway, Caydence McQueen, and Hadley McQueen; siblings, Donnie Core and his wife, Denise, of Silsbee; Bobby Core of Beaumont; Teri Mitchell of Kountze; Hal Walker and his husband, Steve, of Houston; and Eric Malnassey and his wife, Misty, of Kyle;  numerous nieces and nephews; sister-in-law, Gina Core; and girlfriend, Gina Martel.  He is preceded in death by his mother, Helen Burton Core; father, Harold Core and his wife, Ginney; brother-in-law, Mike Mitchell; and niece, Jennifer Core. A gathering of Mr. Core’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 20, 2023, at Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee. […]

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Dorothy Marie Lewis
February 28, 1942 - September 3, 2023

Dorothy “Dot” Lewis, 81, of Buna, died Sunday, September 3, 2023.  She was born on February 28, 1942, in Buna, to Gladys Wilkinson Harris and Friday Harris. Dot enjoyed watching “As the World Turns” with her sisters and mother every day at 1:00 p.m., until the show ended.  She loved Christmas and enjoyed being with her family.  She will forever remain a loving mother and Maw Maw. Survivors include her daughters, Sonja McMullen and her husband, Doug, of Waller and Kim Mottu and Kechia Mullins, both of Buna; son, Tracy Tillman of Roganville; grandchildren, Russell Wade Bearden, Brittany Jade Mullins, Courtney Quinn Mullins, Summer Breanne Mottu, and Chasity Tillman; great-grandchildren, Kora and Maci; sisters, Jackie Peters and Shirley Luman, both of Evadale; and numerous nieces, nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends.  She is preceded in death by her parents; brother, Larry Harris; and sisters, Ruby McMillian, Maxine […]

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Shirley Raye Bertrand
November 9, 1941 - September 1, 2023

Shirley Raye Jantz Bertrand, 81, of Lumberton, died Friday, September 1, 2023.  She was born on November 9, 1941, in Tyler, to Lanora Hunter Jantz and Orlando Ira Jantz. The family moved to Beaumont, where she attended South Park Schools and graduated in 1959.  Shirley attended Lamar and received a degree in Education.  She taught high school math for twenty-six years.  She loved traveling in the RV, spending time fishing, as often as she could, and china painting with a special group of ladies. Shirley became a Christian while attending Highland Avenue Baptist Church and she later became the church organist at South Park Baptist Church.  She moved to Lumberton and attended First Baptist Church of Silsbee where she played the organ for a few years.  Shirley played the organ in churches for a total of sixty years.  She also played her harp at church and at her home.  She […]

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Esther Ruth Newell
August 1, 1941 - August 30, 2023

“My health may fail, and my spirit grow weak, but God remains the strength of my heart and He is mine forever.” Psalms 73:26 On August 30, 2023, Esther Ruth Newell went home to her Lord and Savior.  Esther was born on August 1, 1941, to Richard Young McDonald and Emma Pauline Farmer McDonald in Lexington, Mississippi.  She marred the love of her life, Kenneth Newell on May 6, 1960, in Quanah, Texas.  Over time she became the mother to four boys and eventually made their home in Lumberton, Texas. Esther’s unwavering love for God was an inspiration to her husband, family, and everyone who knew her.  The love, honor, and respect she had for her husband was biblical and her unconditional love and support for her boys was the definition of a mother’s love. Esther joined her husband traveling and building churches while making new friends along the way. […]

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Claude Martin “C.M.” Carruth
July 19, 1927 - August 18, 2023

Claude Martin Carruth went to be with the Lord and his beloved wife, Mary, on Friday, August 18, 2023, at Silsbee Oaks Health Care, Hardin County, Texas. After living 96 wonderful years, he peacefully passed on to Heaven surrounded by his loving family.  Claude was born on Tuesday, July 19, 1927, in Welch, Louisiana. He was the third son of Henry Thomas Carruth and Gertrude Stagg Carruth.  At the time of his death, this fine Christian gentleman was a faithful member of Crestwood Baptist Church, Lumberton, Texas.  For over 60 years, Claude Carruth was active within the Lumberton and Beaumont communities, where he was highly respected and well-loved. He was always willing to offer his help and his many talents, as well as a sweet smile and kind word to others. To know Claude Martin Carruth was to be blessed. On February 14, 1948, Claude married the love of his […]

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Robert Gerald Sturrock
July 15, 1940 - August 17, 2023

Robert Gerald Sturrock, 83, of Buna, died Thursday, August 17, 2023. He was born on July 15, 1940, in Colmesneil, to Annie Lee Faircloth and James Clinton Sturrock. Gerald was a United States Veteran having served in the Marines. He was a member of Freedom Fellowship of Silsbee. Survivors include his wife of fifty-eight years, Dianne Sturrock, of Buna; daughter, Teri Gorum and her husband, Sheldon, of Silsbee; granddaughters, Sydney Gorum of Lumberton and Morgan Hawkins and her husband, Saylor, of Beaumont; sister, Barbara House and her husband, Thorton, of Kingwood; sister-in-law, Jo Sturrock of Chester; many nieces and nephews, and a host of spiritually adopted family members. He was preceded in death by his parents, and brother, Harold Sturrock. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions for Mr. Sturrock may be made to MD Anderson Acute Leukemia Research Center, P.O. Box 4486, Houston, TX 77210-4486. A gathering of Mr. Sturrock’s […]

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Jim “JP” Wells
April 17, 1930 - August 14, 2023

Jim “JP” Wells, 93, of Lumberton, died Monday, August 14, 2023. He was born on April 17, 1930, to Florence Gilbert Wells and Vernon Wells, in Newton County, and was a veteran of the United States Army. JP has been a Mason since 1956 and a member of Cosmopolitan Lodge # 872 A.F. & A.M., in Port Arthur. He worked for Texaco for twelve years and Dupont for thirty years and served as a reserve officer for the Hardin County Sheriff’s Office for twenty years. Survivors include his son, Greg Wells; daughter, Kelli Pickering and her husband, Gene; grandchildren, Jacob Wells and Jessica Wells of Lumberton, Ashley Cobb and her husband, Matt, of Evadale, and Chelsea Hooker and her husband, Boogie, of Lumberton; great-grandchildren, Dustin Cobb and Siah Hooker; and sister, Betty Sue Wells Loukas of Beaumont. He is preceded in death by his parents; wives, Irene Angelle Wells and […]

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Melva Dawn Evans
February 27, 1929 - August 7, 2023

Melva Dawn Evans, 94, of Sour Lake, went to be with her Heavenly Father, Monday, August 7, 2023.  She was born on February 27, 1929, in Wisner, Nebraska, to Angeline Odessa Jenik Schulz and Erwin Henry Carl Schulz. Melva enjoyed growing up on a farm.  She graduated from Sedgwick High School in 1946, where she was the pianist for the school choir.  After graduating from high school, she attended Barnes Business College in Denver, Colorado, from September 1946 until May 1948, taking classes in accounting, typing, shorthand, and court reporting.  She was a member of the Jane Phillips Sorority. Melva married her pen pal from World War II, Calvin B. Evans of Berwick, Louisiana, on September 28, 1949.  They were married for fifty-six years and had four children. In 1967 she graduated from Lamar University earning her Real Estate License.  Melva was a self-employed Real Estate and Insurance Agent from […]

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Ray B McCreery
May 11, 1939 - August 2, 2023

Ray B. McCreery, 84, of Silsbee, died Wednesday, August 2, 2023.  He was born on May 11, 1939, in Doddridge, Arkansas, to Inez Killian McCreery and Audry Doyle McCreery. Survivors include his daughters, Judi Thompson and her husband, Marty, of Crystal Beach; Cyndi Pickard and her husband, Jerry, Sr., of Rosevine; and Anita Rice and her husband, Jeff, Sr., of Lumberton; grandchildren, Stephanie Ceja and her husband, Erick, of Nederland; Audrey Craig and her husband, Robert, of Wildwood; Hollie Perez and her husband, Jason, of Hemphill; Jerry Pickard, Jr. and his wife, Jessica, of Rosevine; Jeffrey Rice, Jr. and his wife, Kristen, of Groves; Matthew Rice and his wife, Rhiana, of Port Neches; and Erica Clark and her husband, Allen, of Lumberton; eighteen great-grandchildren; stepdaughters, Sheryl Nesloney and her husband, Rick, of Beaumont and Belinda Kirkland and her husband, David, of Shepherd; and sister, Rosalie Jarosz of Keystone Heights, Florida. […]

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Randy Glenn Best
November 24, 1953 - August 2, 2023

Randy Glenn Best, 69, of Lumberton, died Wednesday, August 2, 2023.  He was born on November 24, 1953, in Port Arthur, Texas, to Sue Pipkin Best and Jack Glenn Best. Randy began working at Texaco in 1972. He married his wife Beth, January 31, 1976. They have since been blessed with 2 children, 4 grandchildren and one great grandchild on the way. Randy retired from Shell after 42 years of dedicated service. In his spare time, Randy enjoyed all things motorcycle, singing and playing his horns in church, NASCAR, classic cars, and spending time with his family and friends. He will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved him. Survivors include his wife, Beth Best; mother, Sue Best of Lindale; children, Meryl Hughes and her husband, Stephen, of Vidor and Jared Best and his wife, Stephanie, of Nederland; grandchildren, Dillon Hughes, Ethan Hughes, Jackson Best, and Emery Best; […]

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Judith Louise Bailey
January 16, 1950 - July 27, 2023

Judith Louise Bailey, 73, of Silsbee, died Thursday, July 27, 2023. She was born on January 16, 1950, in Beaumont, to Elaine Kundo Rials and Wilbur Fred Rials. Survivors include her children, Chris Bean and his wife, Brenda Lee-Hulsey, of Kountze; Patricia Bailey of Houston; Charles Dowl Bailey, Jr. and his wife, Debra Ann, of Lumberton; Brian Bean and his wife, Elisabeth, of Beaumont; grandchildren, Sean Bourgeois and his wife, Brittany, of Houston; Jacob Bailey and his wife, Sasha, of Lumberton; Taylor Moreno and her husband, Anthony, of Lumberton; Phillip Bourgeois and his wife, Adreana, of Houston; Charles Gage Bailey of Lumberton; Elizabeth Bourgeois of Houston; Faisal Murshed; Aiyan Murshed; Aiyaz Murshed all of Houston; and Colt Michael Bean of Port Neches; great-grandchildren, Bradlei Bailey; Lyrik Bailey; Karson Bailey; Raelynn Moreno; Reece Moreno; Raiden Moreno; Noah Bourgeois; Landon Bourgeois; Aliyah Bourgeois; and Xavier Guzman; brother, Jerome Rials of Houston. She […]

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Patsy “Pat” Louise Cooper
November 24, 1929 - July 22, 2023

Patsy “Pat” Louise Cooper passed peacefully with family on July 22, 2023, donning her notorious red lipstick as she left this world for the next. Pat was born in Warren, Texas on November 24, 1929. She was the fourth of six children born to Walter Lee and Reeda Kincaid. Throughout her long life she was fiercely independent and resourceful. She graduated from Warren High School at the young age of 16. After that, she began working, traveling, and enjoying all of life’s experiences. In the late 50’s, she met the love of her life, L.B. Cooper, in a café in downtown Beaumont while on her coffee break; they married in a simple ceremony a short time later. In 1965, she was blessed with her only child, her beloved son Preston. She was a dedicated mother and wife, but truly shined when she became a grandmother. Thirty-two years ago, Pat became […]

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John Luther Horton
November 1, 1966 - July 21, 2023

John Luther Horton, 56, of Vidor, died Friday, July 21, 2023. He was born on November 1, 1966, in Beaumont, to Verna May Sanders Horton and Thomas Hoyt Horton. Survivors include his son, John Gabriel Horton and his wife, Nona Anthony, of Vidor; grandchildren, Korbyn Horton, Kymlee Horton, and Karsyn Horton; siblings, Melissa Horton and her husband, James, of Hornbeck, Louisiana. He is preceded in death by his parents; sister, Stephanie Lewing; and brother, Tommy Horton. A gathering of Mr. Horton’s family and friends will begin at 10:00 a.m., with his funeral service at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, July 29, 2023, at Deweyville United Pentecostal Church, 827 County Road 4156, Deweyville, with his interment to follow at Oak Grove Cemetery, Hornbeck, Louisiana.

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Kimberly Denise Horton
March 10, 1967 - July 18, 2023

Kimberly Denise Horton, 56, of Vidor, died Tuesday, July 18, 2023. She was born on March 10, 1967, in Hemphill, to Catherine Teresa Brewer Stroud and Sam Houston Stroud. Survivors include her son, John Gabriel Horton and his wife, Nona Anthony, of Vidor; grandchildren, Korbyn Horton, Kymlee Horton, and Karsyn Horton; mother, Catherine Stroud of Vidor; Brother, Sam Stroud and his wife, Becky, of Vidor; and numerous nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her father, Sam Stroud. A gathering of Mrs. Horton’s friends and family will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Thursday, July 20, 2023, at Church of the Lord Jesus Christ, 21987 Interstate 10, Vidor. Her funeral service will be 10:00 a.m., Friday, July 21, 2023, at Chruch of the Lord Jesus Christ, with her interment to follow at PineHill Cemetery, Hemphill.

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Arnold Dewayne Gill
November 14, 1946 - July 17, 2023

Arnold Dewayne Gill, 76, of Buna, died Monday, July 17, 2023. He was born on November 14, 1946, in Starks, Louisiana, to Janie Perkins Gill and Johnny Gill. Arnold worked for BNSF railroad for 39 years and then went to work for ECONOrail for 17 years before he retired. Survivors include his wife, Barbara Gill; children, Burton Gill and his wife, Jamie, of Silsbee; and Aaron Gill and his wife, Valerie, of Beaumont; grandchildren, Chad Gill and his wife, Ashlee, of Buna; Dalton Gill and his wife, Maycie, of Silsbee; Dylan Gill; Carly Gill; Anthony Gill, Jr.; Dakota Gill; Chase Gill; Angel Gill; Daylon Gill; Keeslyn Graham; Braydon Gill; Kaylee Gill; Ryan Graham; Travis Gill; Aarolyn Gill; five great-grandchildren; sister, Shirley Patenaude of Connecticut; brother Reverend John Harris and his wife, Jerrie, of Arlington. He is preceded in death by his parents; son, Anthony Gill; and sister, Dorothy Lou Tillman. […]

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Dennis Michael Jackowski
August 2, 1950 - July 14, 2023

Dennis Michael Jackowski, 72, of Silsbee, died Friday, July 14, 2023. He was born on August 2, 1950, in Mobile, Alabama, to Bessie Keebler Jackowski and Michael Jackowski. Survivors include his children, Miranda Jackowski and Kasey Foster, both of Mobile, Alabama; Bridget Hubbard and her husband, Brandon and Britney Mason and her husband, John, all of Silsbee; and Noel Jackowski and her husband, Jacob, of Westlake, Louisiana; grandchildren, Benny Coursey, Allen McKee, Macy Foster, Kenley Foster, Dillan Graham, Aliya Boone, Kaydan Graham, Isaac Hubbard, Isaiah Hubbard, Noah Hubbard, Blake Foster, John Mason, Evan Boone, and Leo Lyons; siblings, Peggy Belcher; Gary Jackowski and his wife, Gloria; and Mary Duiett, all of Mobile, Alabama; best friends, Lisa and Charles Lewis of Silsbee and their daughter, Charlie Boone.  He is preceded in death by his parents; grandchildren, Azariah Hubbard and Everleigh Hubbard; and siblings, Barbara Jackowski, Michele Hise, and Robert Jackowski. A […]

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Roberta Faye Loftin
November 13, 1962 - July 13, 2023

Roberta Faye Loftin, 60, of Baytown, died Thursday, July 13, 2023.  She was born on November 13, 1962, in Kountze, to Lela Baxter Mosley and J.T. Mosley. Survivors include her husband, Howard Loftin; children, Melissa Crowley of Baytown, and Ray Smith of Somerville; grandchildren, Cody Crowley, Caison Crowley, Hunter Smith, Carson Smith, Alissa Miller, Ripley Blumantha, Bella Picon, Aggy Picon, Harleigh Picon, Livia Loftin, Theia Loftin, Tristan Crites, Shannah Smith, Kolton Smith, and Austin Smith; stepchildren, Jesse Loftin, Andi Picon, Chris Loftin, and Lori Loftin; great-grandchild, Mavis Crowley; and siblings, Janet Phillips of Corrigan; Jerry Mosley of Silsbee; Jimmy Mosley of Kountze; and Terry Mosley of Jasper.  She is preceded in death by her parents; siblings, Robert, Carolyn, Martha, W.D., and Lela Ann. Roberta’s graveside service will be 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 19, 2023, at Daniels Cemetery, Kountze, under the direction of Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee.    

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James Arthur Cravey
March 31, 1942 - July 11, 2023

James Arthur Cravey, 81, of Buna, died Monday, July 11, 2023.  He was born on March 31, 1942, in Fred, to Rannie Cunningham Cravey and Morad Cravey. Survivors include his children, Christiana Alisha Cravey Beatty of Woodville; James Allen Cravey of Nebraska; Marsha Denise Cravey of Dam B; Jimmie Eileen Keeton Hyatt and her husband, Michael, of Moss Bluff, Louisiana; and Michael Keeton and his wife, Dianna, of South Haven, Mississippi; nineteen grandchildren; fifty-one great-grandchildren; eleven great-great-grandchildren; and sister, Bertie May Houck of Brownwood. He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Angie Cravey; daughter, Cynthia Marie Costillow; and brothers, Ed Cravey, Jr. and John L. Carvey. A gathering of Arthur’s family and friends will begin at 3:00 p.m., with his service at 4:00 p.m., Thursday, July 20, 2023, at Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee.  His interment will follow at Antioch Cemetery, Buna.    

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Bernard James Stott
September 20, 1935 - July 10, 2023

Bernard James Stott, 87, of Silsbee, left this world to be with his Heavenly Father, Monday, July 10, 2023.  He was born on September 20, 1935, in Jasper, to Grace McClanahan Stott and John Stott, Sr. He had been a pastor from 1965 through 2011.  Bernard pastored at Magnolia Baptist Church of Ragley, Louisiana; First Baptist Church of Lecompte, Louisiana; Woodrow Baptist Church of Silsbee; West 14th Street Baptist Church of Houston; Mount Olivet Baptist Church of Fred; Friendship Baptist Church of Buna; and finally, back to Woodrow Baptist Church. Bernard retired from full time ministry in 2011 and continued to supply at different churches until 2018.  He also worked for Gulf States Utilities/Entergy from 1955 until 1963 as a lineman, then returned to work from 1978 until 1997 when he retired as a lineman instructor. Survivors include his wife, Culie Faye Avery Stott; children, David Stott and his wife, […]

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Travis A. Stark
January 31, 1922 - July 9, 2023

Travis A. Stark, 101, of Port Neches, passed away Sunday, July 9, 2023.  He was born on January 31, 1922, in Blox, Texas, to Georgia May Dougharty Stark and George Robert Stark.  Travis proudly served his country in the United States Army during World War II. After serving in the United States Army, Travis began working for Texaco Inc.  He then married Bernis Kraus and they had one daughter, Lyndal Ann.  He later became the proud grandfather of two granddaughters, Rachel and Lisa, and the great-grandfather of five great-grandchildren. Travis spent his life loving God and his family.  He will forever remain in the hearts of all who knew and loved him. Survivors include his daughter, Lyndal Ardoin and her husband, Bill, of Lumberton; granddaughters, Rachel Cameron and her husband, Bill, and Lisa Sawchak and her husband, Nick, all of Lumberton; great-grandchildren, Kade Cameron, Landon Cameron, Travis, Sawchak, Taylor Sawchak, […]

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Garvis Spencer White, Jr.
April 18, 1962 - July 2, 2023

Garvis Spencer White, Jr., 61, of Lumberton, died Sunday, July 2, 2023. He was born on April 18, 1962, in Nederland, to Carolyn Sue Ray White and Garvis Spencer White, Sr. Survivors include his wife, Marilyn White; daughter, Stacey Stanley and her husband, Brian, of Kountze; son, William Dean White; granddaughter, Hannah Stanley; and sister, Raynine Hughes and her husband, Eric. He is preceded in death by his parents. A graveside service for Mr. White’s family and friends will be 10:00 a.m., Thursday, July 6, 2023, at Holland Cemetery, Kountze, under the direction of Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee.

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Zayne Kenneth Harrington
July 2, 2023 - July 2, 2023

Zayne Kenneth Harrington, infant son of Crystal Hargraves and Tyler Harrington, died Sunday, July 2, 2023. Survivors include his parents, Crystal Hargraves and Tyler Harrington, both of Lumberton; siblings, Zed, Zach, and Zella; grandparents, Jeff Bastian of Lumberton, Derick Harrington of Idaho, and Jaelene Jasper of California; aunts and uncles, Cynthia Heflin and her husband, Justin, of Lumberton and Makayla Jasper of Oregon; and numerous other loving relatives and friends. A gathering of Zayne’s family and friends will begin at 2:00 p.m., with his memorial service at 3:00 p.m., Saturday, July 8, 2023, at Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee.  His committal was held at Broussard’s Crematorium.

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Edward Joseph Farkas, Jr.
July 19, 1961 - June 26, 2023

Edward Joseph Farkas, Jr., 61, of Silsbee, died Monday, June 26, 2023.  He was born on July 19, 1961, in New Jersey. Survivors include his wife, Lisa Farkas; children, Eddie Farkas of Silsbee, June Benzing of New Jersey, Lisa Ann Orecchio of Kansas, Amber Hayes, Holly, and Julie; stepson, Raymon Rios; and numerous grandchildren. Edward’s committal was held at Broussard’s Crematorium under the direction of Broussard’s, Silsbee.

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Richard Mark Irving
December 21, 1963 - June 25, 2023

Richard Mark Irving, 59, of Lumberton, died Sunday, June 25, 2023. He was born on December 21, 1963, in Beaumont, to Beatrice Bean Irving and Russell Miles Irving, Sr. Survivors include his daughters, Brittany Irving and Alexandria Irving, both of Tomball, and Summer Irving and Autumn Irving, both of Lumberton; five grandchildren; siblings, Russell Miles Irving, Jr. of Dallas and Robert Irving and his wife, Leatha, of Lumberton. He is preceded in death by his parents, and wife, Beatrice Bean Irving. His committal was held at Broussard’s Crematorium, under the direction of Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee.

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Ethel M. Domingue
August 13, 1920 - June 21, 2023

Ethel Mae Domingue, 102, of Silsbee, died Wednesday, June 21, 2023.  She was born on August 13, 1920, in New Iberia, Louisiana, to Laurence Molbert Dugas and Ulyse Dugas. She enjoyed gardening and traveling in the RV with her husband.  Ethel had a very close relationship with her husband, they did everything together.  She also enjoyed drawing and crafts. Survivors include her sons, Dicky Smith and his wife, Karen, of Georgetown and Jesse P. Domingue of Lumberton; daughter, Rebecca L. Bowden of Beaumont; grandchildren, Renee McMillan and her husband, Tim, of Bridge City and Michael Smith and his wife, Kim, of Friendswood; and several great-grandchildren.  She is preceded in death by her parents; husband of forty-eight years, J.W. Domingue; and son, Jimmy Smith. Mrs. Domingue’s graveside service will be 10:00 a.m., Monday, June 26, 2023, at Greenlawn Memorial Park, Groves, under the direction of Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee.

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