Broussard’s Mortuary Silsbee

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Broussard’s Mortuary Silsbee Obituaries

Joyce Langston Lewis
February 12, 1929 - October 15, 2021

Joyce Evelyn Lewis, 92, of Kountze, died Friday, October 15, 2021.  She was born on February 12, 1929, in Olive, to Winnie Mae Legg Langston and Ira Charles Langston. Mrs. Lewis was the oldest charter member of First Baptist Church of Kountze.  She was a seamstress, treasurer of SCAT and volunteered at Kountze nursing Home and the Kountze Elementary School.  Mrs. Lewis will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, and grandma. Survivors include her daughters, Susan McBride of Beaumont and Beverly McKee of Kountze; sons, Wesley Lewis and his wife, Pam, of Kountze and Cary Lewis and his wife, Evadean, of Hampton, Kentucky; grandchildren, Jed and his wife, Michelle, Bambi and her husband, Mark, Beth and her husband, Jonas, Philip, Weston and his wife, Megan, John and his wife, Courtney, and Kristen and her husband, Chance; fourteen great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of other […]

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James Roland Gunter
June 28, 1937 - October 10, 2021

James Roland Gunter, 84, of Lumberton, died Sunday, October 10, 2021.  He was born on June 28, 1937, in Bastrop, Louisiana, to Helen Bramlett Gunter and Brian Gunter. Survivors include his daughter, Kai Whitmire; grandchildren, Kristen Whitmire and her fiancé, Jonah Fuerstenberg, of Groves; Kaitlin Nichole Huckeba and her husband, Dylan, of Woodville; and Kari Whitmire and her fiancé, Tyler Whiteside, of Silsbee; and great-granddaughter, Adelynn Bell Huckeba.  He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Carolyn Gunter; son, Jeff Gunter; daughter-in-law, Barbara Gunter; grandsons, Jacob and Matthew Gunter; son-in-law, Crockett Wayne Whitmire; brother, Joseph William Gunter; and sister, Betty Lou Bumgarner. A gathering of Mr. Gunter’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Thursday, October 14, 2021, at Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee.  His funeral service will be 2:00 p.m., Friday, October 15, 2021, at Broussard’s, with his interment to follow at Morse Cemetery, […]

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Thelma Read
October 30, 1942 - October 9, 2021

Thelma Earline Read, 78, of Kountze, died Saturday, October 9, 2021.  She was born on October 30, 1942, in Kountze, to Thelma Carroll Ripka and Walter Ripka, Sr. Survivors include her sons, Joe David Read, Sr. of Porter and Robert Read and his wife, Claudette, of Vidor; grandchildren, Chris Read, Joe David Read, Jr., Adam Wyatt, Justin Duke, Derek Read, Vance Read, and Lance Read; numerous great-grandchildren; and siblings, Mary Swearingen, Margaret Mangum, and Walter Ripka, Jr.  She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, John Read, Jr.; daughter, Johnnie Dianne Duke; and brother, Charles Ripka. Mrs. Read’s committal will be held at Broussard’s Crematorium, under the direction of Broussard’s, Silsbee.

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Berl “Trey” Slaydon
January 20, 1968 - October 4, 2021

Berl “Trey” Morris Slaydon III, 53, of Silsbee, died Monday, October 4, 2021, at Christus Southeast Texas-St. Elizabeth, Beaumont. He was born on January 20, 1968, in Kountze, to Beverly Decuir Slaydon and Berl “Billy” Morris Slaydon, Jr. Trey proudly service his country in the United States Air Force during Desert Storm/Desert Shield. He proudly served his community as a Volunteer Fireman for thirty-two years. Survivors include his wife, Amanda Slaydon; children, Jessica Schneider and her husband, Matt, of Spurger; Zackary Slaydon and his wife, Nikki, of Kountze; Tyler Slaydon and his wife, Beth and Libby Harris and her husband, Ethan, all of Silsbee; and Tricia Slaydon, of Lumberton; grandchildren, Madison, Bryce, Olivia, Wes, Stormi, Skylar, Zackary, Blake, Braxton, and Jacob; mother, Beverly Slaydon of Silsbee; father, Billy Slaydon and his wife, Lea, of Silsbee; brother, Chris Slaydon and his wife, Rhonda, of Fred; and stepbrothers and stepsisters, Richard Gilley […]

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Patricia Ellen Allen
May 18, 1928 - October 2, 2021

Patricia Ellen Allen, 93, of Silsbee, died on Saturday, October 2, 2021.  She was born on May 18, 1928, in Carlton, Oregon, to Josephine Black Anderson and Walter Anderson. Mrs. Allen was a resident of Silsbee since 1954.  She was a longtime member of First Baptist Church, Silsbee, where she volunteered in the nursery for many years. Survivors include her sons, Joel Allen and his wife, Kathleen of Reston, Virginia; Doug Allen and his wife, Colleen, of Silsbee; and Kevin Allen of Paris, France; grandchildren, Kimberly Allen of Reston, Virginia; Gregory Allen and his wife, Sarah, of Richmond, Virginia; Billy Allen, and Jill Tarkington and her husband, Danny, all of Silsbee; Nicolas Allen and Etienne Allen, both of La Rochelle, France; and Alexandre Allen of Sacramento, California; and great-grandchildren, Bailey Allen, Anderson Allen, Clint Tarkington, Kristopher Allen, Shelby Tarkington, Kadin Allen, and Marcel Louis Daniel Allen.  She is preceded in […]

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Elvin S. McNeely
July 23, 1938 - September 30, 2021

Elvin S. McNeely, 83, of Silsbee, died Thursday, September 30, 2021.  He was born on July 23, 1938, in Hicksbald, to Virginia Green McNeely and John Henry McNeely. Survivors include his wife, Billie McNeely; son, Elvin Dewayne McNeely, Sr. and his wife, Shelly; grandchildren, Dewayne McNeely, Jr. and his wife, Meagan; Chance Swice; Eric Swice and his wife, Jesica; Ricky Swice and his wife, Candace; and Jimmy Knighten; eleven great-grandchildren; and siblings, Milton McNeely and his wife, Ruth; and Bonnie Droddy.  He is preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Lisa McNeely; brother, John McNeely; and sisters, Claudia Carter and Judy Pina. A gathering of Mr. McNeely’s family and friends will be 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Monday, October 4, 2021, at Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee.  His funeral service will be 2;00 p.m., Tuesday, October 5, 2021, at Broussard’s, with his interment to follow at Resthaven Cemetery, Silsbee. Please […]

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Kenneth Wayne Rulon, Sr.
February 7, 1945 - September 30, 2021

Kenneth Wayne Rulon, Sr. went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, September 30, 2021. He was born on February 7, 1945, to Leonard Rulon and Ruthell Blanchard in Gainesville, TX. He grew up in Kountze, but he made his home in Silsbee for over fifty years. He married his beautiful bride, Valerie, on June 12, 1968, and for fifty-three years she was the love of his life. Their marriage and love is an inspiration to all who know them. Even death couldn’t separate them for long. He was a devoted husband, dad and papaw who always put God and family first. His quick wit brought joy and laughter everywhere he went, and his constant singing of everything from gospel hymns to Elvis Presley brightened every room. He was a proud veteran of the United States Army and served in the Vietnam War. He was a man of […]

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Kathy Jo Simpson
January 10, 1956 - September 29, 2021

Kathy Jo Fontenot Simpson, 65, of Silsbee, was born on January 10, 1956, to Aubrey James Fontenot and Dorothy Fay Biddle Fontenot.  Kathy was her mother’s pride and joy and was a devoted and caring daughter throughout her life.  Kathy took her heavenly flight home on Wednesday, September 29, 2021.  We take comfort in knowing that although she is absent from her body, she is now present with the Lord, our Savior.  One of the final things Kathy said to several of us before she was hospitalized was, “Jesus has always been with me, and He’ll be with me through this, too”.  Kathy knew where her help came from, and she spoke of her faith with assurance. Kathy served as the Court Clerk for Justice of the Peace Como for over twelve and a half years.  Upon his retirement, she ran and was successfully elected as Justice of the Peace […]

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Sandra “Sandy” Humble
July 29, 1958 - September 27, 2021

Sandra “Sandy” Kay Humble, 63, was born July 29, 1958, to Joyce and Harold Tunnell. She went to be with the Lord September 27, 2021.  She and her husband of forty-one years lived in Kountze in the Pine Ridge area where they raised their two children. After giving their hearts to Jesus, Sandy and Harold served the Lord at Fletcher Emanuel in Lumberton for fifteen years. They were active in various types of ministries over the years. Sandy had a heart of compassion for those who were downtrodden. Her distain for the devil and her desire to see people free in Christ made her a ferocious prayer warrior. In January of 2009, Sandy and Harold joined Freedom Fellowship in Silsbee. Sandy was an intricate part of the intercessory prayer team there ever since. Her passion in life was Jesus, Harold, her children, and her grandchildren. She loved to spend time […]

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Melanee Jean Stults
September 21, 1955 - September 25, 2021

Melanee Jean Stults, 66, of Silsbee, died Saturday, September 25, 2021.  She was born on September 21, 1955, in Silsbee, to Billie Jean Spurlock Gibson and Vernice Edmond Gibson. Survivors include her husband, Ricky Stults; mother, Billie Gibson; children, Christopher Smith and his wife, Sara, of Underwood, North Dakota; Laurie Bowles and her husband, Walter and Jeremy Childers and his wife, Theresa, all of Silsbee; Daren Stults and his wife, Victoria, of Wheatland, California; Nichole Stults of Silsbee; and Ryan Stults of Sacramento, California; grandchildren, Jordyn Smith, Ali Bowles, Chloe Bowles, Ashtyn Smith, Melia Stults, Isaiah Stults, Abigail Stults, Alicia Stults, Dawson Smith, Peyton Rollings, Addison Stults, Hope Stults, Olivia Childers, Christan Stults, Devin Stults, and Noah Stults; siblings, Johnny Lee Gibson and his wife, Pat, of Kingston, Tennessee; Jerry Gibson of Silsbee; Janice Thompson of Seymour, Tennessee; James Gibson and his wife, Janice, of Kountze; and Stanley Gibson and […]

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Weldon Forse, Jr.
September 26, 1984 - September 25, 2021

Weldon Forse, Jr., 36, of Silsbee, died Saturday, September 25, 2021.  He was born on September 26, 1984, in Galveston, to Linda Walters Forse and Weldon Forse, Sr. Survivors include his son, Greyson Forse of Fred; sister, Penny Forse of Silsbee; nieces, Summer Forse and Lillie Forse; and nephew Riley Forse.  He is preceded in death by his parents. Weldon’s graveside service will be 3:00 p.m., Friday, October 1, 2021, at Franks Branch Cemetery, Fred, under the direction of Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee. Please observe social distancing guidelines. By attending any public event you are acknowledging the risk of exposure to the Corona Virus. Please follow the guidelines provided by the Centers for Disease Control: cdc.gov

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Scot Terry
January 4, 1974 - September 24, 2021

Scot Matthew Rountree Terry, 47, of Evadale, died Friday, September 24, 2021.  He was born on January 4, 1974, in Dallas, to Sheryl Rountree Terry and Michael Terry. Scot was a loving husband, father, son, brother, uncle, and friend.  He believed Jesus Christ was his Lord and Savior and would wish everyone could have the joy of knowing Jesus as their savior. He fully lived his life and enjoyed every moment.  Scot was passionate about his work at ExxonMobil BPEP in Beaumont, Texas.  He gave freely of his time to Evadale ISD as a board member and chain gang at football games.  He was a member of Central Baptist Church in Evadale, where he served as an RA leader for many years. A big part of living life to the fullest was many hours of fishing with family.  He always claimed to catch the most and biggest fish, but keep […]

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Robin Marie Haire
October 8, 1957 - September 21, 2021

Robin Marie Haire, 63, of Kountze, died Tuesday, September 21, 2021.  She was born on October 8, 1957, in Rome, Georgia, to Maude Louise Ward and Robert Morgan. Survivors include her sons, Michael Perry, Jr. and his wife, Pascha, of Davison, Michigan and Chris Perry and his girlfriend, Andrea Kirkland, of Goodrich, Michigan; daughter-in-law, Sherry Blincoe of Beaumont; grandchildren, Angel Roberts and her husband, Stewart, of Kountze; Tyler Perry and his fiancé , Erin Boyer, of Burton, Michigan; Tommy Haire of Beaumont; and Marley Perry of Goodrich, Michigan; great-grandchildren, Logan, Eralynn, Bliss, and Brynlee; and siblings, Terri Hottum and her husband, John Kitchen, of Owasso, Michigan; Maudie Spitznas and her husband, Tim, of White Lake, Michigan; Sherry Caldwell and her husband, Rick, of Topinabee, Michigan; Richie Wright of Florida; and Vickie Artrip and her husband, Ernie, of Georgia.  She is preceded in death by her parents, Maude and Ed Wright; […]

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Gary Michael Garrison
October 9, 1955 - September 20, 2021

Gary Michael Garrison (Michael), 65, of Silsbee, died Monday, September 20, 2021 at St. Elizabeth Hospital after a brief illness.  He was born the 4th of 5 sons on October 9, 1955, in Haleyville, Alabama, to Ida Laura Cummings Garrison and Dewey Garrison. Michael was raised in the rural community of Lynn, Alabama in a farming family that instilled in him the values of hard work, ingenuity and problem solving.  As a result, Michael was a man who was knowledgeable in a wide-ranging spectrum of skills, from repairing a washing machine, to becoming a world-class expert in complex mining machinery. Michael had the innate ability to advise mining supervisors all over the world on how to increase the efficiency of their operations. He used technology he designed and adapted from technology previously developed for different applications.  Michael’s skills were in high demand, as he traveled to Indonesia, Chile, Canada, Africa, […]

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Eddie Taylor Browning
July 31, 1955 - September 20, 2021

Eddie Tylor Browning, 66, of Silsbee, died Monday, September 20, 2021.  He was born on July 31, 1955, in Lubbock, to Jo Ann Hartman Browning and Edwin James Browning. Survivors include his mother, Jo Ann Browning of Silsbee; son, Justin Browning; granddaughter, Hallie Browning; sister, Debbie Browning; niece, Amanda Sowell and her husband, Lane, of Lumberton; and great-nephews, Jace and Levi.  He is preceded in death by his father and brother, Larry Browning. Mr. Browning’s graveside service will be 2:00 p.m., Monday, September 27, 2021, at Resthaven Cemetery, Silsbee, under the direction of Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee. Please observe social distancing guidelines. By attending any public event you are acknowledging the risk of exposure to the Corona Virus. Please follow the guidelines provided by the Centers for Disease Control: cdc.gov  

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Pruit Arthur Deloach
February 17, 1938 - September 19, 2021

Pruit Arthur Deloach, 83, of Kountze, died Sunday, September 19, 2021.  He was born on February 17, 1938, in Kountze, to Ruby Mae Brown Deloach and Pruit Ray Deloach.  Mr. Deloach proudly served his country in the United States Navy. Survivors include his children, Pruit Albert Deloach and his wife, Kathy, of Huntsville and Debra McConnell and her husband, Paul, of Cameron, Louisiana; grandchildren, Devon Bell, Greg Deloach, and Zach Alexander, all of Huntsville and Mac Marcantel and Katy Marcantel, both of Cameron, Louisiana; four great-grandchildren; and sister, Betty McGongil and her husband Gordon, of Industry.  He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Mary Deloach; son, John Allen Deloach; and brother, John Edward Deloach. Mr. Deloach’s funeral service will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, September 25, 2021, at Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee.  His interment will follow at Old Hardin Cemetery, Kountze. Please observe social distancing guidelines. By attending any […]

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Charlotte Ann Kilpatrick
August 16, 1950 - September 18, 2021

Charlotte Ann Kilpatrick, 71, of Evadale, died Saturday, September 18, 2021.  She was born on August 16, 1950, in Evadale, to Dollie Mae Etue Clark and Robert Douglas Clark. Survivors include her sister, Rhonda Garner and her husband, Benjamin, of Evadale; nieces and nephews, Cassi Hetzel of Vidor, and Codi Holmes and Crystal Holmes and her husband, Chris Crane, all of Evadale; and great nieces and nephew, Stormy Walker, Shelby Holmes, Dusti Hetzel, Frances Hetzel, Debra Hetzel, Amanda Rose, and Bryceten Walker.  She is preceded in death by her parents and husband, Glynn Kilpatrick. Mrs. Kilpatrick’s graveside service will be 10:00 a.m., Thursday, September 23, 2021, at Morse Cemetery, Buna, under the direction of Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee. Please observe social distancing guidelines. By attending any public event you are acknowledging the risk of exposure to the Corona Virus. Please follow the guidelines provided by the Centers for Disease Control: cdc.gov

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Adam Jeffcoat
April 4, 1985 - September 17, 2021

Adam Jeffcoat, 36, of Silsbee, died Friday, September 17, 2021. He was born on April 4, 1985, in Galveston, to Johnnie Faye Arnold and Jimmy “Lamar” Jeffcoat, Jr. Adam was a HVAC Tech with Thermacon. He is survived by his father, Lamar Jeffcoat, Jr. and his wife, Lorrie; mother, Johnnie Gore and her husband, Kyle; best friend and spouse, Amanda Jeffcoat; son, Eli Jeffcoat; daughters, Hanna Jeffcoat and Zelina Jeffcoat; sister, Valirie Starnes and her husband, Shorty; brother, Kyle Gore; niece, Keagon Wolcott; nephews, Gatlyn Starnes, Cooper Starnes, and Konnor Starnes; and extended family members. Adam is preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Johnny “Bean” Arnold; maternal grandmother, Ruby Arnold; and uncle, Bully Arnold. A gathering of Adam’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Thursday, September 23, 2021, at Freedom Fellowship, 8137 West FM Road 418, Silsbee. His funeral service will be 10:00 a.m., […]

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Dorothy Fay Fontenot
January 12, 1935 - September 17, 2021

Dorothy Fay Biddle Fontenot, 86, of Silsbee, left this earth and entered her eternal home on Friday, September 17, 2021.  Dorothy was born in Saratoga, Texas on January 12, 1935, to Sarah Edith Cramer and Arthur Lee Biddle. Dorothy loved the Lord and enjoyed sharing how good God had been to her with anyone who would listen.  She was a devoted mother, a loving grandmother and great-grandmother, and a powerful prayer warrior.  Her presence blessed our lives tremendously, and her absence will forever leave an enormous void. Survivors include her daughter, Kathy Simpson; grandson, Heath Simpson; great-grandsons, Cole and Kade Simpson; special people, Wanda, Jerilyn, Brian, and Alicia; numerous nieces and nephews; and several special friends whom she loved dearly. She is preceded in death by her parents; infant son, Ricky James Fontenot; and brothers, Julius, Pat, and Jerry Biddle. A gathering of Ms. Fontenot’s family and friends will be […]

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Jack JR Connally
December 24, 1958 - September 17, 2021

Jack Connally, 62, of Silsbee, died Friday, September 17, 2021.  He was born on December 24, 1958, in Big Spring, Texas, to Joan McClain Connally and Jack Connally.  Jack worked in the Oil & Gas Industry for many years and retired from Phillips 66 a few years ago. He loved NASCAR, he was a diehard Earnhardt fan, Dale Sr. and Jr.  The last few years, he became an avid “Facebook Commenter/Poster”.  He was also a local food connoisseur and enjoyed posting reviews on the Southeast Texas Restaurant Review page.  He also enjoyed traveling and fishing. Jack loved his family more than anything.  He loved sitting at the kitchen table with his grandson Tristan, talking about random things. He cherished all the visits with his brothers and the large gatherings with his cousins.  He was the life of the party and will be missed. Survivors include his wife, Dana Connally; son, […]

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Gary “Lynn” Fielder
October 18, 1954 - September 14, 2021

Gary Lynn Fielder, 66, of Buna, died Tuesday, September 14, 2021.  He was born on October 18, 1954, in Kountze, to Hazel Moss Fielder and James Lionel Fielder. Survivors include his wife, Wanda Fielder; children, Jared Fielder and his wife, Anna and Jeff Fielder and his wife, Amanda; grandchildren, Gracie, Kason, and Owen; sister, Dianne Gore; brother, Gerald Fielder and his wife, Belinda; and numerous nieces and nephews.  He is preceded in death by his parents and brother, Bobby Fielder. A gathering of Lynn’s family and friends will begin at 12:00 p.m., with his funeral service at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, September 19, 2021, at Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee.  His interment will follow at Morse Cemetery, Buna. Please observe social distancing guidelines. By attending any public event you are acknowledging the risk of exposure to the Corona Virus. Please follow the guidelines provided by the Centers for Disease Control: cdc.gov

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Helen Milner
January 22, 1933 - September 13, 2021

Helen Naomi Milner, 88, of Lumberton, died Monday, September 13, 2021.  She was born on January 22, 1933, in Silsbee, to Bobbie Knighten Burnes and James Wesley Burnes She was a graduate of Silsbee High School and attended Sam Houston State University.  Helen was a member of Silsbee Chapter #298 Order of the Eastern Star. Survivors include her sons, Bill G. Milner, Jr., and his wife, Lori, of Buna; Curtis “Gene” Milner and his wife, Sharon, of Kountze; and Audie Milner and his wife, Sherry, of Lumberton; eight grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and brother, J.W. Burnes of Fred.  She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, B.G. “Curtis” Milner, Sr.; and sisters, Eudora Gregory and Violet Thornburg. A gathering of Mrs. Milner’s family and friends will be 1:00 p.m., until 3:00 p.m., Friday, September 17, 2021, at Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee, with her graveside service at 4:00 […]

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Carolyn Doggett
November 26, 1943 - September 13, 2021

Carolyn Doggett, 77, of Silsbee, died Monday, September 13, 2021.  She was born on November 26, 1943, in Kountze, to Gladys McNeely Broussard and L.C. Spurlock. Survivors include her husband, Ruben Doggett; daughters, Marla Hulet of Beaumont and Keri Arrington and her husband, Greg, of Silsbee; grandchildren, Zachary Hulet of Lumberton, Hannah Hulet and her significant other, Devin Abbot, of Beaumont, Brandon Stumpf and Kyler Stumpf, both of Silsbee, Briana Doggett of League City, and Savannah Doggett of Silsbee; great-grandchild, Beau Abbot; and siblings, Glenda Stites of Port Neches, Sheila Brooks of Nederland,  Crystal Spurlock of Spurger, and Freddie Traver of Fred.  She is preceded in death by her son, Billy Jack Doggett; mother, Gladys Broussard and her husband, Bruce; and father, L.C. Spurlock and his wife, Linda. Mrs. Doggett’s funeral service will be 10:00 a.m., Friday, September 17, 2021, at Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee.  Her interment will follow […]

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Gene Arnold Whisenhant
January 31, 1937 - September 11, 2021

Gene Whisenhant, 84, of Kountze, Texas passed away on Saturday, September 11, 2021, surrounded by his loving family.  He was born in Livingston, Texas on January 31, 1937. Gene is the son of the late Ernest and Tony Whisenhant of Kountze, Texas. Gene was a lifetime member of the First United Methodist Church of Kountze, Texas. Those to cherish his memories are his loving wife of sixty years, Jo Ann Whisenhant of Kountze, Texas;  his four sons and their families,  Cynthia and Lindsey Whisenhant of Woodville Texas,  Kathryn and Wallace Whisenhant, Angela and Leslie Whisenhant, and Amy and Wayland Whisenhant, all of Kountze, Texas; eight grandchildren, Ashley, Barry, Matthew, Mark, Hayley, Kyle, Chase, and Trevor Whisenhant; ten great-grandchildren; two sisters, Ernestine Tevis of Lumberton, Texas and Vivian Overstreet of Kountze, Texas; and many loving nieces, nephews, cousins and relatives. Gene was a loving father, husband, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend to […]

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James Kenneth Bridges
December 27, 1946 - September 7, 2021

James Kenneth Bridges, 74, of Village Mills, died Tuesday, September 7, 2021.  He was born on December 27, 1946, in Vidor, to Ollie Mae Wallace Bridges and Voorhees Degraw Bridges. Survivors include his wife of twenty-three years, Cathy Bridges; children, Kevin Bridges; Sean Bridges and his wife, Melanie; Jamie Mayer and her husband, Terry; Wayne McLaughlin and his wife, Kirsten; and Kevin McLaughlin and his wife, Yvonne; a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and siblings, Shirley Bulgherina; Becky Steele and her husband, Jack; and Bill Bridges and his wife, Audrey.  He is preceded in death by his parents and brother, Buddy Bridges. A gathering of Mr. Bridges’ family and friends will begin at 1:00 p.m., with his funeral service at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, September 12, 2021, at First Baptist Church, 11645 Highway 69 South, Warren 77664, under the direction of Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee.  His interment will follow at […]

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Richard Allen Hooks
January 20, 1965 - September 7, 2021

Richard Allen Hooks, 56, of Spurger, died Tuesday, September 7, 2021.  He was born on January 20, 1965, in Woodville, to Dorothy Jo Lane Hooks and Celia Brooks Hooks, Jr. Survivors include his children, Brandon Hooks of Spurger; Quentin Hooks and his wife, Lacey, of Mountain Home, Arkansas; and Kristen Bruton and her husband, Tyler, of Colmesneil; grandchildren, Kylie Hooks, Jaylynn Hooks, and Sophia Hooks; mother, Dorothy Hooks of Spurger; siblings, Maxey Hooks and his wife, Pat, of Greenville and Carl Hooks of Spurger; and nephew, Robert Callahan of Woodville.  He is preceded in death by his father. A gathering of Richard’s family and friends will be 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Monday, September 13, 2021, at Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee.  His funeral service will be 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, September 14, 2021, at Broussard’s, with his interment to follow at Turner Branch Cemetery, Spurger. Please observe social distancing guidelines. By […]

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Letha Pearl Langford
January 24, 1931 - September 5, 2021

Letha Pearl Langford, 90, of Jasper, died Sunday, September 5, 2021, at Rosewood Assisted Living, Jasper. She was born on January 24, 1931, in Dry Creek, Louisiana, to Eugenia Cole Pate and James Ellis Pate, Sr. Letha is survived by her children, Robert A. Langford, Jr. and his wife, Carol, of Evadale and Barbara Ann Dean and her husband, Roger, of Humble; grandchildren, Adraid Poole and his wife, Sara, of Lumberton; Angela Quillen and her husband, Brad, of Silsbee; and Courtney Dean and Nikita De La Rosa, of New Caney; seven great-grandchildren; and sister, Louise Powers, of Lake Charles, Louisiana. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Robert Adraid Langford, Sr.; and siblings, J.E. Pate and Lillie Mae MaHaffey. A funeral service for Mrs. Langford will be 10:00 a.m., Thursday, September 9, 2021, at Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee, with her interment to follow at Restlawn Memorial Park, […]

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Thomas Chase Lopez
March 17, 1983 - September 4, 2021

Thomas Chase Lopez, 38, of Lumberton, Texas, passed peacefully from this life during the Hour of Mercy on Saturday, September 4, 2021. He was born on March 17, 1983, to Tommy and Brenda Lopez. He is survived by his beloved wife, Amanda; daughter, Katherine; sons, Christian and Gabriel; parents, Brenda and Tommy Lopez; sisters, Cindy Rivas and her husband, Adrian, and Erin Evans and her husband, Mickey; nephews and nieces, Brady and Alicia Rivas, and Brayden, Grayson, and Sarah Evans; and a whole host of aunts, uncles, and cousins. Chase is preceded in death by his grandparents, M.B. and Delores Nelson and Domingo (Joe) and Catherine (Kate) Lopez. A Rosary will be recited by Reverend Andrew Moore, at 6:00 p.m., with a gathering of Chase’s family and friends to follow until 8:00 p.m., Friday, September 10, 2021, at Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee. A Mass of Christian Burial will be […]

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Dorothy Louise Christian
January 28, 1939 - September 3, 2021

Dorothy Louise Christian, 82, of Silsbee, passed away Friday, September 3, 2021, at Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas, Beaumont. She was born on January 28, 1939, in Houston, to Beatrice Moore Wideman and Willie Edwin Wideman. She is survived by her children, Billy Benefield and wife Audrey, of Ashdown, AR and Nan Nugent, of Silsbee; grandchildren, Billy Benefield Jr., of AR, Hanson Nugent Jr., of Silsbee and Stephanie Davis and husband Daniel, of Nashville, AR; nine great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Dorothy is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Oran Talbert Christian; and sister, Mary Wood. A gathering of Mrs. Christian’s family was held at 9:00 a.m., Friday, September 10, 2021, at Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee.  Her committal followed at 11:00 a.m., at Hardin Memorial Park, Silsbee.

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Hattie “Janie” Jones
August 20, 1941 - September 2, 2021

Hattie “Janie” Jones, 80, of Kountze, died September 2, 2021.  She was born on August 20, 1941, in Cleveland, to Donna Green Williford and Levi Williford. Survivors include her husband, Donald Jones; children, David Jones and his wife, Lanette, of Livingston and Carla Reichert and her husband, Steve, of Silsbee; grandchildren, Matthew Jones and his wife, Kara, of Fort Worth; Joshua Reichert and his wife, Samantha, of The Woodlands; Jeremy Reichert of Kountze; Sollie Jones of Little Rock, Arkansas; and Joseph Reichert and Jonathan Reichert, both of Silsbee; and great-grandchildren, Silas, Abram, Levi, Will, and Ethan.  She is preceded in death by her parents and sister, Donna Sue Cowart. A gathering of Mrs. Jones’ family and friends will be 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Thursday, September 9, 2021, at First Baptist Church, 100 West Monroe Street, Kountze, under the direction of Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee.  Her funeral service will […]

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