Broussard’s Mortuary Silsbee


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

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Broussard’s Mortuary Silsbee Obituaries

Mary Laurie Jennings
June 15, 1934 - March 23, 2023

Mary Laurie Jennings, 88, of Lumberton, died Thursday, March 23, 2023. She was born on June 15, 1934, in Beaumont, to Frances “Fannie” Newana Allums Wier and Stuart Taylor Wier, MD. Survivors include her husband, Otis Jennings; children, Stuart Wier Ford  and his wife, Pat, and Mary Frances Story and her husband, Mark, all of Houston; grandchildren, Stuart Ford and his wife, Madi; Kelley Eubanks and her husband, Jack; Taylor Baucum and her husband, Brett, all of Houston; and Ford Story and his wife, Bre, of Fort Worth; great-grandchildren, Emmeline, Lyles, Maryatley, Hayes, Miller, Gready, Bowen, and Hadley; nieces, Jane Callender and her husband, Mark, of Beaumont, and Ann Huey and her husband, Martin, of Lancaster. She is preceded in death by her parents and sister, Virginia Huey McDonnel. An interment of Mrs. Jennings cremated remains will be held at Hooks Cemetery, Kountze, at a later date. In lieu of […]

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Sandra “Sandy” Lewis
February 24, 1949 - March 13, 2023

Sandra “Sandy” Lewis, 74, of Silsbee, died Monday, March 13, 2023. She was born on February 24, 1949, in Jasper, to Billie Sue Moore. Sandy worked for several years as a registered nurse. She enjoyed going to the lake at Sam Rayburn and painting. She will be remembered for her polite nature and her unwavering love for her family. She will be forever remembered as a loving wife, mother, and MawMaw. Survivors include her husband of over fifty-six years, John Lewis; son, Paul Lewis and his wife, Angie, of Lumberton; grandchildren, Briant Lewis; Caleb Smart and his wife, Tabitha; Colby Smart and his wife, Ariel; and Emily Smart and her fiancé, Chris Jones; great-grandchildren, Braxton, Carson, Camden, and Evie; sister, Peggye Powell and her husband, Dennis, of Merryville, Louisiana; and numerous nieces, nephews, and a host of other loving relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her mother […]

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Donna Boring
September 7, 1942 - March 13, 2023

Donna “Dutch” Boring, 80, of Silsbee, died Monday, March 13, 2023.  She was born on September 7, 1942, in Enterprise, Oklahoma, to Georgetta Krouse Pierce and William Pierce. Dutch enjoyed cards and dominoes and she loved to cut up and make folks laugh.  She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, and MawMaw. Survivors include her sons, Michael Mitchell and his wife, Judy, of Deer Park; Dudley Mitchell and his wife, Theresa, of Spurger; and Kyle Boring of Silsbee; daughters, Cynthia Schaefer and her husband, Stanley, of Lumberton and Sylvia Flowers and her husband, Terrell, of Silsbee; grandchildren, Derek, Tosha, Jenifer, Joshua, Trenton, Kody, Dustin, Richard, Jacob, Corey, and Mason; twelve great-grandchildren; brother, Charles Nesbitt and his wife, Laura, of Silsbee; sisters, Sharon Coplon of Silsbee; Betty Carroll of Fred; Jorena Cravey and her husband, Prentice, of Silsbee; Karen Bryan and her husband, Delbert, of Fred; and Cheryl Martindale […]

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H. R. “Mike” Holzapfel
October 29, 1946 - March 9, 2023

H. R. “Mike” Holzapfel, age 76, of Lumberton, Texas, passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends on Thursday, March 09, 2023. Mike was born in Beaumont, Texas on October 29, 1946.  He will be remembered as a legendary law-enforcement officer who had a special place in his heart for troubled youth, was passionate about fighting for justice for victims of crime, and ridding Hardin County of drugs. He is preceded in death by his parents, Velma Bass Holzapfel and Henry Holzapfel Sr.; sister, Vickie Connell, grandson, David Hudson II and granddaughter, Jaycee Farmer. Left to honor his memory is his precious wife, Cassie Jean Holzapfel of Buna, children, Sheri Hudson and husband, David, of Alvin, Texas; David Holzapfel and wife, Stacy, of West Columbia, Texas; Mike Holzapfel and wife, Cristy, of Kerrville, Texas; sister, Pat Wilson of Rockwall, Texas; grandchildren, Ryan Hargrove (who was raised by Mike) and wife, […]

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Mary Josephine Puckitt
October 16, 1928 - March 7, 2023

Mary Josephine Puckitt, 94, of Silsbee, died Tuesday, March 7, 2023.  She was born on October 16, 1928, in Haxtun, Colorado, to Celia and Robert Fisher. Survivors include her children, Rick Allen Puckitt and his wife, Colleen, of Kountze and Ronald Craig Puckitt of Pasadena; stepson, Steven Wayne Puckitt of Hitchcock; grandchildren, Steven Wayne Puckitt of Hitchcock; Devin Allen Puckitt of Houston; Deric Jayson Puckitt and his wife, Mary Ellen, and Craig Allen Puckitt and his wife, Kaitlynn, all of San Leon; Keegan Aaron Puckitt of La Porte; and Sabrina, Stacy, Steven, Jennifer, Butch, Carolyn, Debbie, and Tammy; and great-grandchildren, Adira Puckitt and Grayson Puckitt.  She is preceded in death by her parents; children, Steve Johnson and Terri Jean Puckitt; and stepson, Bobby Puckitt. Mrs. Puckitt’s funeral service will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, March 11, 2023, at Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee, with her interment to follow at Daniels Cemetery, […]

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Belvin Cooper Havard
February 7, 1932 - March 4, 2023

Belvin Cooper Havard, 91, of Lumberton, died Saturday, March 4, 2023.  He was born on February 7, 1932, in Morrow, Louisiana, to Carrie Pullen Havard and James Monroe Havard.  Mr. Havard proudly served his country in the United States Air Force/Army. Survivors include his children, Pamela Reagan and her husband, Eric, of Bryson City, North Carolina; Beverly Fowler of Lumberton; Debra Byrd of Sandy, Utah; Tonya Spatola and her husband, John, of Kountze; Tracie Doyal and her husband, Royd, of Kenefic, Oklahoma; and Stacie LaFleur and her husband, Edward, of Liberty; grandchildren, Barbi Nielsen and her husband, Robert, of Warren; Cody Byrd of Sandy, Utah; Kari Griffin and her husband, Seth, of Midland; Dakota Grass and her husband, Brandon, of Buna; Josie Spatola of Kountze; Cierra Briggs and her husband, Bryce, of Pilot Point; Rance Doyal of Kenefic, Oklahoma; and D.J. LaFleur, Chelsea LaFleur, and Hailey LaFleur, all of Liberty; […]

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Bailey Gene Horn
August 26, 1928 - March 2, 2023

Bailey Gene Horn, 94, of Beaumont, died Thursday, March 2, 2023.  He was born on August 26, 1928, in Kirbyville, Texas, to Mattie Phillips Horn and William Asa Horn.  Mr. Horn proudly served his country in the United States Army. Mr. Horn graduated from Spurger High School, then worked various jobs including work as a telegraph operator for the railroad, as a stevedore at the Brownsville Docks, and as a pipefitter for Local 195 for thirty plus years at Neches Butane.  He was a Master Mason at Snow River Masonic Lodge #385 for over fifty years, a member of the Spurger Lions Club and an active member of First Baptist Church in Spurger. He was an excellent carpenter who built homes for his immediate and extended family, and greatly enjoyed working on the farm, growing many different crops which he shared with family and friends alike.  He was generous with […]

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Edna Earle Cook
February 4, 1934 - February 27, 2023

We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of our beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, Edna Earle Cook, who passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 27, 2023 ,at the age of 89. Edna was born on February 4, 1934 in Ora, Angelina County, Texas and spent her life dedicated to her family, her church, and her love of cooking. She was known for her kind heart, her warm smile, and her unwavering devotion to those she loved. Throughout her life, Edna was a devoted wife to her husband, Wayne Lamar Cook who passed away 10 years ago. Together, they created a wonderful family of 5 children. In addition to her role as a wife and mother, Edna was a dedicated member of her church, First Pentecostal Church in Silsbee, TX. She gave generously of her time by volunteering to help those in need and preparing delicious meals for her church […]

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Sharon Larue McBee
May 27, 1961 - February 26, 2023

Sharon Larue McBee, 61, of Wildwood, died Sunday, February 26, 2023.  She was born on May 27, 1961, in Greenville, Pennsylvania, to Betty Forsythe Wild and Don Wild. Survivors include her husband, Randy McBee; children, Ricky Schmoker, II of Bay City; Jason Schmoker and his wife, Katie, of Sour Lake; Travis McBee and his wife, Kelli, of Cypress; and Chelsea McBee of Kerrville; grandchildren, Jared Schmoker, Jacob Schmoker, Addison Schmoker, Aliza Schmoker, Liam Schmoker, Wyatt Schmoker, Hudson McBee, and Huck Schmoker; siblings, John Wild and his wife, Barbara, of San Angelo; John Hayden of Bay City; and Jonna Potter and her husband, Mike, of Phoenix, Arizona.  She is preceded in death by her parents, Betty and Frank PePe. A gathering of Mrs. McBee’s family and friends will begin at 11:00 a.m. with her funeral service at 12:00 p.m., on Friday, March 3, 2023, at Wildwood Baptist Church, 101 Wildwood Drive, […]

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Lillie “Bobbie” Baumann
November 12, 1925 - February 26, 2023

Lillie “Bobbie” Tarver Baumann, 97, of Silsbee, went to be with her savior on Sunday, February 26, 2023, at 6:45 p.m. She died peacefully at her home surrounded by her family. Bobbie married the love of her life, Edwin Howard Baumann, on December 9, 1950. They made their home in Silsbee, Texas and raised their children where she still resided. Bobbie was a retired cook for Silsbee Doctors Hospital with 25 years of service. She was well known for her love of cooking, for her family and especially her yeast rolls and jellies. Bobbie is survived by her children, Sally Blackhall of Cypress; Thomas Baumann and his wife, Pam, of Silsbee; Wayne Baumann and his wife, Beverly, of Silsbee; and Caroline Baumann of Conroe; fifteen grandchildren, twenty-nine great-grandchildren, and eight great-great-grandchildren. She has one living brother, John Tarver. She is preceded in death by her husband, Edwin; parents, Sarah and […]

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Albert Leon Grissom
August 14, 1946 - February 22, 2023

Albert Leon Grissom, 76, of Spurger, died Wednesday, February 22, 2023.  He was born on August 14, 1946, in Spurger, to Annie Odom Grissom and Ottis Grissom. Survivors include his wife of fifty-seven years, Shirley Grissom; daughter, Donna Hudson and her husband, Buck, of Spurger; grandchildren, Christopher Parrish and his wife, Chelsea, of Spurger; Brianna Sumner and her husband, Samuel, of Silsbee; and Savannah Hudson of Spurger; great-granddaughter, Abigail Parrish; and brothers, Gilbert Grissom of Gatesville and Melvin Grissom of Dallas.  He is preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Jenevia Franklin, Louise Stephens, Jim Grissom, Lonnie B. Grissom, Wade Grissom, and J.O. Grissom. A gathering of Albert’s family and friends will be 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Friday, February 24, 2023, at Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee.  His funeral service will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, February 25, 2023, at First Baptist Church, 12676 FM 92, Spurger, with his […]

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Robert Edward Allison
May 11, 1951 - February 21, 2023

Robert Edward Allison, Sr., 71, of Silsbee, Texas and formerly of Chesterfield, Virginia, died Tuesday, February 21, 2023. He was born on May 11, 1951, in Leonardtown, Maryland, to Helen Cathrine Martin Allison and Earl Joseph Allison. He honorably served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam Era and later worked as a heavy equipment operator. Survivors include his wife, Cynthia Allison; children, Robert Allison, Jr. and his wife, April, of Chesterfield, Virginia; and Timothy Allison and Melissa Allison, both of Amelia, Virginia; stepdaughter, Bonnie Moon of Silsbee, Texas; grandchildren, Kelsey Allison, Emily Allison, Haley Cofer, Carter Allison, Tanner Allison, Destiny Pugh, Desiree Pugh, Hunter Kantzler, and Jase Gray; great-grandson, Hudson Lindsey; siblings, Kathy Ruble, Ronnie Allison, Karen McGee, Mary Jane Marks, and Joseph Allison. He is preceded in death by his parents. His committal was held at Broussard’s Crematorium.

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Ray Glover
December 25, 1933 - February 17, 2023

Ray Glover, 89, of Silsbee, died Friday, February 17, 2023.  He was born on December 25, 1933, in Cobb County, Georgia, to Jewell Smith Glover and Robert Glover.  Mr. Glover proudly served his country in the United States Navy. Survivors include his children, Jannetta Nelson and her husband, Billy; David Glover and his wife, Yolanda; and Geina Copeland; grandchildren, Tracy Burch and her husband, Joseph; Lauren Morales and her husband, Caleb; Lexi Velez and her husband, Jacob; Lyndon Copeland; Dillan Glover and his wife, Tiffany; and Bailee Glover and her fiancé, Christopher Cloud; and great-grandchildren, Joseph Burch, Jr.; Levi Burch; Darrell Burch; and Delia Glover. We know you are singing in Heaven’s choir, teaching the young ones how to sing bass. A gathering of Mr. Glover’s family and friends will begin at 10:00 a.m., with his funeral service at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, February 23, 2023, at First Pentecostal Church, 1420 […]

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Pamela Anne Sasser
December 9, 1953 - February 16, 2023

Pamela Anne Luquette Sasser, 69, of Lumberton, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, February 16, 2023.  She was born on December 9, 1953, in Port Arthur, to Mary Helen Landry Luquette and Joseph Marshall Luquette. Pam was a 1972 graduate from Thomas Jefferson High School in Port Arthur.  She attended Lamar University prior to her twenty-two-year career with Gulf States Utilities/Entergy and then with Spindletop MHMR for another twelve years, before retiring. Pam lived life to the fullest, enjoying her many interests such as traveling with her husband, Bob, reading, tole painting, basket weaving, needlework, and taking walks on the beach searching for sea glass.  She always looked forward to warmer weather and spending time in their pool.  Pam was a member and past president of The Spindletop Stitchers and was also a member of The Embroiderer’s Guild of America. Survivors include her husband of thirty-four years, […]

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Nita Fay Nolen
April 18, 1940 - February 9, 2023

Nita Fay Nolen, 82, of Silsbee, died Thursday, February 9, 2023.  She was born on April 18, 1940, in Newton, to Winona Rose Clemson Fullen and John Burtis Fullen.  Nita was the owner and operator of West Texas Style Bar-B-Que, Silsbee. Survivors include her children, Saundra Moak of Silsbee; Alma Byars and her husband, Rocky, Sr., of Silsbee; and Russell Paul Trick, Jr. and his wife, Bobette, of Plum Ridge; grandchildren, Wyatt Cole Trick and Gracie Trick of Plum Ridge; Lindsey Byars of College Station; Bridgette Kelly and her husband, Justin, of Tallahassee, Flordia; and Rocky Byars, Jr. and his wife, Paulina, of Atlanta, Georgia; five great-grandchildren; siblings, Annette Betz and her husband, James and John Bertis Fullen, Jr. and his wife, Mary Lou, all of Newton; and sister-in-law, Joyce McGill of Silsbee.  She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, “Chockie” Nolen; grandson, Justin Thompson; son-in-law, Billy Moak; […]

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Robert Kenneth Downing
December 3, 1939 - February 8, 2023

Robert “Bobcat” Kenneth Downing, 83, of Silsbee, died Wednesday, February 8, 2023. He was born on December 3, 1939, in Tyler, to Ruth William Reeves Downing and Bennie Smith Downing. Robert was a 1958 graduate of Beaumont High School.  Before graduating in 1958, he started serving in the Marine Corp and Reserve from 1958 until 1965 and was a member of the Golden Gloves Boxing.  He was known as “Bob Cat” at Mobil Chemical where he started working in 1961 until he retired in 1998.  During his spare time, he worked at his wife’s nursery. Robert loved rock hunting, racing cars, Dallas Cowboys, traveling with his wife in their motor home, dog shows with their beloved Rottweiler, Bandeaux, and collecting books on military history, but most of all he loved filling his house with love, music, and laughter.  He could tell a story better than anyone and he never met […]

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Crystal Lynn Parmer
October 22, 1959 - February 6, 2023

Crystal Lynn Parmer, 63, of Ozark, Arkansas, died Monday, February 6, 2023.  She was born on October 22, 1959, in Port Arthur, to Patricia June Hopkins Borne and Malcolm Travis Borne. Crystal Lynn Parmer was affectionately known by most as Granny Crystal. She was quick to start a conversation with anyone including absolute strangers and could become a close and caring friend to anyone. Her ability to cook was unparalleled, filled with Texas Cajun flavor, whether it was small portions or for a large crowd. She was well known as an ornate and meticulous cake maker for all of her loved one’s special occasions. Her friends and family will always remember and cherish her as a fun, happy, sacrificial and compassionate person. Survivors include her daughters, Tracie Clay and her husband, Reverend Joe, of Ozark, Arkansas and Sherri Parmer of Groves; grandchildren, Andrew Clay and his wife, Mallory, of Clarksville, […]

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Glenna Lewis Martin
September 1, 1931 - February 1, 2023

Glenna Mae Martin, 91, went to her heavenly home on Wednesday, February 1, 2023, at Silsbee Oaks Nursing Home. She was born on September 1, 1931, in Raegan, Texas, to May and Harlon Lewis.  A 1948 graduate at Silsbee High School, she was the salutatorian of her class. Glenna married Harold Martin on June 9, 1948, and had one daughter, Brenda, who was the center of her world. She was employed by Allstate Insurance as a clerical supervisor for twenty-three years and was known as a hardworking and loyal employee. A talented seamstress, Glenna made most of her and Brenda’s dresses.  She made incredible red velvet cakes that were requested at many family events. One of her favorite weekend pastimes was playing Mexican train with family and friends. She spent many years serving on the Guest Services team at church, where she gave countless hugs and made people feel so […]

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Kenneth John Babin, Sr.
September 5, 1926 - January 31, 2023

Kenneth J. Babin, Sr. journeyed to Paradise on January 31,2023, at the age of 96, after health challenges over the past year.  He is survived by daughters, Sheila Parchman and Tanya Steward; sons, Kenneth Babin, Jr. and his wife, Beverly and Jeff Babin and Karen Samudio; adopted niece, Sharon Kessler and her husband, Gary; nine grandchildren; and nineteen great-grandchildren.  One grandson preceded him in death. Kenneth was the son of Effie and Harry Babin, Sr. and he had three sisters and two brothers, all who have preceded him in death.  He grew up in Beaumont, Texas on Blanchette Street and attended ST. Anthony school. When he was 17, he joined the United States Navy in the late part of World War II, serving in Hawaii with his brother Harry.  He remained a strong American Patriot his whole life. He was also a born again Catholic who loved his Lord.  He […]

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Johnny Mendez, Jr.
January 28, 2008 - January 29, 2023

Johnny Junior Mendez, Jr., 15, of Silsbee, died Sunday, January 29, 2023. He was born on January 28, 2008, in Beaumont, to Mary Helen Crawford Mendez and Johnny Lee Mendez. Survivors include his parents; brothers, Brandon Lee Mendez and Dakota Cody Mendez; grandmother, Helen Ann Crawford; and uncles, Charles Wayne Crawford and his wife, Samantha, and Willie Mendez.  He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Susanne and Salvadore Mendez, Sr. and uncle, Salvadore Mendez, Jr. A gathering of Johnny’s family and friends will begin at 12:00 p.m., with his funeral service at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 7, 2023, at Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee.  His interment will follow at Old Hardin Cemetery, Kountze.

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Joan Bridges
December 6, 1937 - January 27, 2023

Joan Bridges, 85, of Vidor, died Friday, January 27, 2023. She was born on December 6, 1937, in Russell, Kansas, to Lydia Bennett Price and Harry Alvin Price. Survivors include children, Ron Scott of Paradise, Kansas; Jim Scott of Russell, Kansas; Janet Stafford and her husband, Tom, of Menmonies, Wisconsin; Hebert Bridges; Betty Madison and her husband, Lee, of Vidor and JoAnn Porter and her husband, Randy, of Vidor; sister, June Knackstedt of Russell, Kansas; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Herbert Bridges and daughter, Linda Bridges. Her cremation was held at Broussard’s Crematorium.

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Florence “Janie” Meredith
July 13, 1938 - January 25, 2023

Florence “Janie” Meredith, 84, of Village Mills, died Wednesday, January 25, 2023.  She was born on July 13, 1938, in Fort Worth, to Helen Acuff Anderson and George Anderson. Survivors include her husband, Tim Meredith; children, Bill Meredith and his wife, Robin, of Village Mills and Shawn Meredith and his wife, Amber, of Silsbee; grandchildren, Amanda Van Wey and her husband, Aaron, of Cypress; and Bryson Meredith and Jaxon Meredith, both of Silsbee; and great-grandchildren, Cason, Aven, Cooper, Hudson, Quinn, and Reece.  She is preceded in death by her parents and son, Keith Meredith. A gathering of Mrs. Meredith’s family and friends will begin at 11:00 a.m., with her funeral service at 12:00 p.m., Saturday, January 28, 2023, at Village Mills United Methodist Church, 5943 FM 3063, Village Mills.  Her committal will be held at Broussard’s Crematorium.

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Reverend Lawrence Wayne “Skipper” Phillips
August 8, 1937 - January 17, 2023

Reverend Lawrence Wayne “Skipper” Phillips, 85, of Lumberton Tx, went to his heavenly home on Tuesday, January 17, 2023. He was born August 8, 1937, in Texas City, to Homer and Faye Myer Phillips. He proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corps Reserves. He pastored at the First Baptist Church of Loeb for 26 years before retiring in 2005. Skipper moved to Kirbyville at the age of 3. He attended Kirbyville High School where he was a prominent athlete in both football and basketball. He then attended Stephen F Austin University on a basketball scholarship. As a young man he worked at the Kirbyville feed store at which time he met his wife, Coy. They then moved to Port Arthur where he became a firefighter for the Port Arthur Fire Department. Later he worked in the petro-chemical industry at both Dupont and Goodrich-Gulf. Answering the call to […]

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Donald Jackson
April 15, 1957 - January 17, 2023

Donald Eugene Jackson, 65, was born April 15, 1957, in Beaumont, to Mary Jean Caraway Jackson and Hulan Baines Jackson. He passed peacefully from this earth at his home in Fred on Tuesday, January 17, 2023. He is survived by his mother, Jean Jackson; brothers, Douglas and Darrell Jackson; daughters, Chevette Melton and her husband, Chris and Camilia Mathis and her husband, Raymond. Donald was a beloved Pawpaw to granddaughters Ruby, Betty, Katie and Sophie Melton and Mary and Raylee Mathis. He is preceded in death by his wife, Sandy Jackson; father, Hulan Jackson; brother, Hugh David Jackson and nephew, Justin Jackson. Donald was known as “Quack” or “Uncle Donald” to most. He enjoyed anything motorsports related and tinkering with anything with an engine. He also liked cooking and the outdoors, especially fishing. Donald had a one of a kind personality and brought chaotic comedy and laughter to almost every gathering. […]

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Charles Dill
January 18, 1930 - January 15, 2023

Charles Everett Dill, 92, of Silsbee, died Sunday, January 15, 2023. He was born on January 18, 1930, in Silsbee, to Ada Harvard Dill and E. E. Dill. He proudly served his county in the United States Navy from August 6,1946 until December 9, 1949. After the Navy Charles began employment with Sears Roebuck in 1950 until 1952. He then went on to work for Gulfco in 1952, Sheppard Laundry in 1953, Rush Drilling Co. from 1953-1954, OH TV from 1954-1955, and he returned to Gulfco from August 26, 1955 until February 1, 1992. After he left Gulfco he worked for Burns from May 1993 until May 1994. Survivors include his grandsons, Scott Dill and his wife, Shae, of Lumberton and Kent Dill, Jr., of Silsbee; great-grandchildren, Bailey Dill, Bryce Orsak, Kalysta Dill, and Theron Dill; sister, Dorothy Gleitz of Houston; stepdaughter, Jan Whittington and her husband, Charles Wayne, of […]

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Kristin Ipes
September 7, 1988 - January 14, 2023

Kristin Loree Ipes (age 34) of Silsbee, Texas passed away on January 14, 2023 while battling cancer for the past 10 years.  With Kristin’s optimistic attitude and warm personality, many people did not realize the severity of her health maladies.  She was an amazing woman that touched so many peoples’ lives through her teaching, therapy, friendship, and kindness.  Kristin was born on September 7th 1988.  She was close to her family, particularly with her father, John Nelson Ipes.  Kristin and her brother, Bo, grew up surrounded by animals, fishing and love on her father’s ranch in Newton, TX, with their grandparent close by.  Kristin was a fun loving, high spirited, person with a great love for nature.  She was never happier than when she was outdoors fishing, riding horses, working with her animals, and spending time with the people she loved.  She was a cowgirl, free spirit, and excellent business […]

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Martha Laskoskie
November 23, 1952 - January 11, 2023

Martha Laskoskie, 70, of Silsbee, died Wednesday, January 11, 2023. She was born on November 23, 1952, in Kountze, to Lela Baxter Mosley and J.T. Mosley.  She proudly served her country in the United States Marines. Survivors include her husband, Johnnie Laskoskie; son, James Laskoskie of Silsbee; siblings, Jerry Mosley and Jimmy Mosley, both of Kountze, Terry Mosley of Kirbyville, Faye Loftin of Baytown, and Janet Phillips of Colmesneil. She is preceded in death by her parents; son, Robert Weldon Penland; sister, Carolyn McKinnis; and brother, Robert Mosley. Her graveside service will be at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, January 19, 2023, at Daniels Cemetery, Kountze. Her cremation was held at Broussard’s Crematorium.

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Eula Rachel Mansfield
May 16, 1932 - January 10, 2023

Eula Rachel Mansfield, 90, Silsbee, died Tuesday, January 10, 2023.  She was born on May 16, 1932, in Silsbee, to Jessie Hall Blackmon and Henry Mark Blackmon. Survivors include her children, Stephen Mansfield and his wife, Bonnie, of Zavalla; Martha Coker and her husband, Dennis, of Livingston; and Jerry Mansfield and his wife, Lisa and John Mansfield and his wife, Tanya, all of Evadale; grandchildren, Jason Mansfield and Susanne Martin, both of Brookeland; Jeremy Mansfield and his wife, Amber, of Buna; Kari Lewis and her husband, Jeffry, of Atascocita; Brittany Dalton and her husband, RJ, of Evadale; Nancy Mansfield of Zarqa Jordan; and Jacob Mansfield and Jaxon Mansfield, both of Evadale; numerous great-grandchildren; and sister, Mary Ellen Sirmons and her husband, Claude, of Deer Park.  She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Norman Mansfield; grandson, Glenn Mansfield; and siblings, Ray Blackmon, Edward Blackmon, Nathaniel Blackmon, David Blackmon, Ruth […]

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Doris Jean Ingram
June 6, 1938 - January 7, 2023

Doris Jean Ingram, 84, of Evadale, died Saturday, January 7, 2023.  She was born on June 6, 1938, in Hazard, Kentucky, to Samantha Young Haddix and Thomas Haddix. Doris was always laughing and enjoyed a good joke.  She was also an excellent cook.  Her family loved her chicken and dumplings, fried chicken, fried pork chops, and biscuits and gravy.  Doris loved cookies, strong coffee, and trips to the casino, but her most favorite thing was being involved in her grandkid’s activities.  Doris will forever be remembered as a loving wife, mother, and Maw Maw. Survivors include her daughters, Patty Presley and Terri Slone and her husband, Lloyd, all of Evadale; Samantha Graber and her husband, Paul, of Lumberton; and Melissa Taylor and her husband, Robert, of Buna; sons, Ray Ingram, Jr. of Houston and Corbett Ingram and his wife, Shandolyn, of Evadale; thirteen grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces […]

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Ethel Marie “Aunt Wee” Morgan
February 24, 1917 - January 7, 2023

Ethel Marie “Aunt Wee” Morgan, 105, of Silsbee, died Saturday, January 7, 2023.  She was born on February 24, 1917, in Noble, Louisiana, to Lucinda Meshell Lopez and Frank Patrick Lopez, Sr. Survivors include her sister, Dell Remedies of Many, Louisiana; brother, Tommy Douglas Lopez, of Las Vegas; and numerous nieces and nephews.  She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jack Morgan; five sisters; and two brothers. A gathering of Mrs. Morgan’s family and friends will begin at 1:00 p.m., with her funeral service at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 11, 2023, at Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee.  Her interment will follow at 3:30 p.m., at Oil Field Cemetery, Saratoga. The family would like to give special thanks to the staff at Silsbee Oaks Healthcare for all their loving care of Mrs. Morgan.

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