Broussard’s Mortuary Winnie


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Broussard’s Mortuary Winnie Obituaries

Mary Lorene Craigen Melancon Wagner
August 23, 1929 - March 25, 2023

Mary Lorene Craigen Melancon Wagner, 93, of Fannett, died Saturday, March 25, 2023, at Harbor Hospice of Beaumont. She was born August 23, 1929, in Fannett, to Josephine Holst Craigen and Leo Edward Craigen. Lorene was a faithful Catholic her entire life. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church of Hamshire, where she married Andrus Melancon in 1949. They moved to Beaumont, Texas in 1960, and she attended Our Lady of Assumption. She moved back to Fannett in 1966, and was a loyal member of Catholic Daughters, Altar Society, and choir. She prayed several times a day and said her rosary nightly. If anyone was sick, having problems, or just needed extra prayers, she said an additional rosary for them. She had several pairs around her home and one in her purse. She taught her kids, grandkids, and great grandkids about the Lord. She always tried to live […]

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Sandy Lynn Craigen
July 4, 1961 - March 20, 2023

Sandy Lynn Craigen, 61, of Port Arthur, died Monday, March 20, 2023.  She was born on July 4, 1961, in Beaumont, to Peggy Wilber Craigen and Joseph William Craigen, Jr. Sandy loved traveling, bingo, music, and dancing.  She will be remembered for her zest for life and enjoying it every day.  She will forever remain a loving mother, sister, daughter, and friend. Survivors include her son, Brent James Thrasher of Port Acres; mother, Peggy Joyce Theriot of Port Acres; sisters, Vickie Yeager of Port Acres; Janette Sattler of Hamshire; Lanette Daigle and her husband, Cully, of Fannett; and Terri West of Hamshire; brothers, Jamie Theriot and his wife, Deloris, of Nederland; Randy Theriot and his wife, Jan, of Nederland; and Brandon Breaux of Hamshire; nephew, Ryan McDaniel of Port Acres; and numerous nieces, nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her biological […]

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Judy Arnold
February 7, 1943 - February 26, 2023

Judy Arnold, 80, of High Island, died Sunday, February 26, 2023. She was born February 7, 1943, in Galveston, Texas, to Eva Morse and Lloyd Morse Sr. Judy was the youngest girl of thirteen children. Judy lived a good, Christian life, raising her five children alongside her husband, Floyd Byerley, Sr. She was a member of the Pentecostal Church and raised her children in the same faith. She worked as a homemaker and worked outside of the home when her children were older. She had various jobs in her career; she worked for the school district in High Island for many years and worked as a TDC housekeeper for the prison hospital in Galveston and as a people greeter at Walmart in Texas City. She volunteered her time for the Salvation Army as bell ringer around the holidays for eight years. She used this time to witness to others about […]

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Douglas Kirkland
June 9, 1935 - February 20, 2023

Douglas Kirkland, 87, of Deweyville, died Monday, February 20, 2023, at Christus Hospitals of Southeast Texas – St. Elizabeth, Beaumont. He was born June 9, 1935, in Dumas, to Nellie Ann Woody Davis and Jewell Davis. Douglas was a United States Army veteran. He was a 1st Class Machinist and had many interests. He enjoyed chess, gardening, and fishing in his younger years. Douglas also loved to play pool and was a skilled wood worker and even crafted his own pool table. Survivors include his son, Bill Navarre and wife, Lauren, of Vidor; grandchildren, Patrick Navarre, Alan Joseph Navarre, Josie Permenter, and Kori Navarre; brother, David Kirkland; and sisters, Lois Stevenson, Gorgie Denning and Billy Jean Arrington. He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Rita Kirkland; and brother, Joe Kirkland. A gathering of Mr. Kirkland’s family and friends will begin at 1:00 p.m., with his funeral service at […]

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Penny Smith
November 3, 1935 - February 20, 2023

Lou Ann “Penny” Smith, 87, of Winnie, died Monday, February 20, 2023, at her home surrounded by her loved ones. She was born November 3, 1935, in Beaumont, to Ethel Mary Hayes and Carl Doyle. Penny was a career nurse, working in the Winnie Community Hospital for over forty years, caring for our community with skill and a rare kindness many still remember. In addition, she raised a family of seven children, and worked at various profitable hobbies. She could be seen at the Texas Rice Festival with her crafts for sale for many years before deciding to just enjoy the activities and her grandchildren. She loved the Dallas Cowboys and could be transformed into a one-woman cheerleader to which no one dared oppose. She is survived by her children, Melissa Devillier and husband, Cully of Winnie; Donna Sage of Nashville, Arkansas; Kelly McNeely and husband, Dale of Kountze; Karla […]

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Ruby Cecile Abshire Gould Montgomery
December 24, 1945 - February 12, 2023

Ruby Cecile Abshire Gould Montgomery, 77, of Winnie, died Sunday, February 12, 2023, at Arden Place of Beaumont. She was born December 24, 1945, in Kaplan, Louisiana, to Theresa Ann LaPointe Abshire and Percy Louis Abshire. She enjoyed cooking, bowling, and was proficient with computers. She could outdance anyone, especially to Cajun music. She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, and Mawmaw. Survivors include her husband of over twenty years, Robert Montgomery of Winnie; daughter, Theresa Cathey and husband, Kenny of Winnie; grandson, Kenneth C. “Bubba” Cathey and wife, Betsy of Stowell; sister, Elaine Eckman and husband, Richard of Clear Lake; stepsons, Larry Wayne Montgomery, of Winnie and Stephen Montgomery and wife, Mary, of Lindale; step grandchildren, Caleb Montgomery; Elizabeth Montgomery; Julia Montgomery; Addison Montgomery; Lauren Montgomery; and Kristina Montgomery; nephews, Henry Stutes, Jr. and David Stutes; and a host of other loving relatives and friends. She is […]

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Ted Edwin Swor
September 11, 1931 - February 9, 2023

Ted Edwin Swor, 91, of Winnie, died Thursday, February 9, 2023. He was born September 11, 1931, in Groves, to Ola Elliot and Arlie David Swor. Survivors include his wife of sixty-eight years, Elsie Hargraves Swor; son, Billy Swor and wife, Diana; daughter, Betty Whitehead and husband, Lee; granddaughters, Tiffany Swor and Madison Swor; grandsons, Cade Swor and wife, Sarah; Brad Whitehead and wife, April; and Taylor Whitehead and wife, Lauren; great-granddaughter, Kellan Swor; and great-grandson, Knox Swor. He is preceded in death by his parents; sister, Rose Gerrietts; and brothers, Kenneth Swor; Charles Swor; and Jessie Earl Jeans. A gathering of Mr. Swor’s family and friends will begin at 1:30 p.m., with his funeral service at 3:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 14, 2023, at First Baptist Church, 25304 TX-124, Hamshire. His interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery, Winnie.

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Luthy Myers
September 24, 1929 - January 22, 2023

Luthy Myers, 93, of Bronson, died Sunday, January 22, 2023.  She was born on September 24, 1929, in Jennings, Louisiana, to Luna Crochet Lantz and Jacob Lantz. Survivors include her children, Eldon Lee Myers, Sr. of Winnie; Stephanie Trahan and husband, John, of Bronson; Ellen Fountain of Kirbyville; Lonnie Myers and wife, Laura, of Hillister; and Bruce Myers of Mauriceville; twenty grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and brother, Herman Lantz of Jennings, Louisiana. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Lawrence Myers; children, Danny Lee Myers, Lambert Ray Myers, Sr., Roy James Myers, and Michael Wayne Myers; and sister, Elta Mae Chassion. A gathering of Mrs. Myers’ family and friends will be 12:00 p.m. until 1:50 p.m., with a Rosary recited at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, January 26, 2023, at Broussard’s, 134 West Buccaneer Drive, Winnie.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, January 26, 2023, […]

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Billy Horelica
March 28, 1942 - January 20, 2023

Billy Douglas Horelica, 80, of Fannett, died Friday, January 20, 2023, at Harbor Hospice of Beaumont. He was born March 28, 1942, in Wharton, to Willie Mae Fickle Horelica and Willie Paul Horelica. Billy was a United Stated Army veteran. He loved the outdoors, especially hunting, fishing, and playing golf. He also enjoyed gardening and could fix or build most anything. Survivors include his wife, Patsy Horelica of Fannett; children, Steven Horelica, Mathew Horelica and wife, Missy, all of Devers and Melissa DuBois of Winnie; grandchildren, Wyatt Horelica, Millin Horelica, Mason DuBois, and Maggie DuBois; brother, Mark Horelica and wife, Susan, of Lumberton; and numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, Willie Mae and Willie Horelica. A gathering of Mr. Horelica’s family and friends will be 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 25, 2023, at Broussard’s, 134 West Buccaneer Drive, Winnie. His cremation arrangements […]

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Joycelyn Tully
October 14, 1943 - January 17, 2023

Joycelyn Tully ran into the arms of her Lord on Tuesday, January 17, 2023. Joycelyn was born the third daughter of James Ozro Hughes and Evelyn Grubbs Hughes on October 14, 1943, in Liberty, Texas. She graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas in 1965. After graduation, she started and ran her own insurance company. Joycelyn’s heart, however, was in education. She became the supervisor over all libraries in the Texas Criminal Justice System. In 1993, Joycelyn married Roy Tully and moved her life to Southeast Texas. She ended her career in education as a counselor at the Mark Stiles Unit helping offenders reintegrate into society after serving their sentences. After retirement, she and Roy traveled extensively and enjoyed their family, especially their children and grandchildren. She adored being a Mimi. Joycelyn was a strong Christian and a faithful member of the First Baptist Church in Winnie. […]

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Donald Lynn McCain
June 17, 1961 - January 15, 2023

Donald Lynn McCain, 61, of Winnie, died Sunday, January 15, 2023, at Harbor Hospice of Beaumont. He was born June 17, 1961, in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, to Joyce and Carl McCain. Survivors include his wife, Patsy McCain; children, Joshua McCain and wife, Christina; Jeremy McCain; and Melisa McCain and husband, Christopher; grandchildren, David McCain; Robert McCain; and Aubrey Sue; and siblings, Deborah Owens; Mona Polete; Patty McCain; Sue Miller; James Glenn McCain; Rosemary McCain; Keith McCain; Carla Blouin; Judy Bagnato; and Mark McCain. He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, David McCain, Richard McCain, and Duwain McCain; and grandfather, J.B. “B.B.” Latham. A memorial service for Mr. McCain will begin at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, January 28, 2023, at Cornerstone Church, 3810 TX-124, Winnie. His cremation arrangements will be handled through Broussard’s Crematorium, Beaumont, under the direction of Broussard’s, 134 West Buccaneer Drive, Winnie. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions […]

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Irma Martinez De Chavez
November 16, 1957 - January 11, 2023

Irma Martinez De Chavez, 65, of Winnie, died Wednesday, January 11, 2023. She was born November 16, 1957, in Jalpilla, Mexico, to Juana and Lorenzo Martinez. Survivors include her husband of forty-seven years, Rafael Chavez; children, Yanira Chavez and husband, Eduardo Hernandez; Israel Chavez and wife, Candelaria; Jose G. Chavez and wife, Araceli; Rafael Chavez, Jr. and wife, Rosa Isela; Yaneli Torres and husband, Ramiro; Daniel Chavez and wife, Martha; and Yasmin Collins and husband, Slade; grandchildren, Dioselin; Eduardo; Israel, Jr.; Diego; Dylan; Arianna; Giovanni; Christian; Lupita; Leo; Rafael Jesus; Bryan; Samantha; Jayleen; Reyes; Joan; Iker; Gael; Joshua; Julian; McKenzie; Jake; and Ava; great-granddaughter, Valeria Jimenez; sisters, Maria Santana; Raquel Aviles; Sofia Velazquez; Maria De La Luz Anaya; brothers, Lorenzo Martinez; Salud Martinez; Jaime Martinez; Oscar Martinez; and Javier Martinez. Irma was a very loving person and welcomed everyone to her home as a member of her own family. Her […]

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Betty King
September 17, 1933 - January 7, 2023

Betty Bice King, 89, of Winnie, died Saturday, Janurary 7, 2023. She was born September 17, 1933, to Addie Maggie Lee Cole and Herman Bird Bice. Betty enjoyed baking and cooking. She loved music, especially country and gospel, fishing, and watching the Dallas Cowboys. Above all else, Betty cherished her family, everything she did revolved around them. Survivors include her children, Erwin LeBlanc and wife, Cindy; Evette Kahla and husband, Bob, all of Winnie; Wesley King and wife, Robbie, of Anahuac; and Tony King and wife, Darla; grandchildren, Shelly Abram; Luke Clement; Krista LeBlanc; Tanner LeBlanc; Tye LeBlanc; Shannon Duncan; Westan King; Jessica King; and Devin King; and great-grandchildren, Linnea, Wiley, Tilten, Rylie, Kyler, Aiden, and Victoria. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, John Wesley King; son, David King; and grandsons, Kyler King and Wilfred Erwin LeBlanc, Jr. A gathering of Mrs. King’s family and friends will […]

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Marilyn “Dee” Leger
November 24, 1930 - January 4, 2023

Marilyn “Dee” Leger, 92, of Hamshire, died Wednesday, January 4, 2023. She was born November 24, 1930, in Lacassine, Louisiana, to Essie and Jerdy Vizinat. Marilyn “Dee” married Allen Leger in 1950 and moved to Texas in 1955. She always said this was the happiest time of her life, having children and taking care of her family and home. Throughout the years, she was a great seamstress, sewing all of our clothes, plus cooking three meals a day and washing a lot of cloth diapers. Losing daddy at age 61, she learned to be independent for the first time. She started traveling and spending time with her brother and sister-in-law. They loved to frequent the casinos all over Louisiana – it was another great time of her life. She was a cancer survivor twice. We always called her our “tough cookie.” Later years, she loved to read and work her […]

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Helen Virginia Shaw
August 17, 1932 - January 3, 2023

Helen Shaw passed away at her home, surrounded by her loving family on January 3, 2023. She was born August 17, 1932, in Beaumont, Texas, the daughter of Claude John Roberts, Sr. and Caroline Levy Roberts. Helen was a graduate of High Island High School, Class of 1950. She married Leon Stewart Shaw on February 20, 1953, in Galveston, Texas. They enjoyed 59 years of marriage. A beloved mother, she was always there for her children, lending a helping hand. Helen enjoyed an active social life and she loved to travel. Helen relished spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She especially loved attending East Chambers ball games and watching her granddaughter Kristy Baker coach. As an avid gardener, she was well known for her beautiful and well-manicured flowers and lawn. Helen always had a kind word and a giving heart. She helped so many people over the years in […]

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Melissa Davis
June 30, 1921 - January 1, 2023

On Sunday, January 1, 2023, Melissa Davis, 101, of Santa Fe, entered the gates of Heaven and met her Savior! Melissa was born in Batson, Texas on June 30, 1921.  She was the oldest of five children born to Celestine and Walther Strahan. Melissa was always a go-getter from the start!  She loved learning and would often “get her lessons” by a kerosene lantern at night.  She met the love of her life, Riley Davis, while working in a cafe in Daisetta, Texas.  After two weeks of courtship, they were married on February 28, 1944, in Liberty, Texas, and had fifty-one years together.  Melissa and Riley had six children between them, Charles, Damon, Mike, Patricia, Tommy and Becky, and raised them in Stowell, Texas. After Riley, who worked for the Sun Pipeline Company, was moved from the Texas Valley to the SunField Camp just outside Stowell, they bought an acre […]

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Mike Coots
December 29, 1960 - December 20, 2022

Mike Coots, 61, of Fannett, died Tuesday, December 20, 2022. He was born December 29, 1960, in Glendale, California, to Adella Mae Peirce and Alfred Lewis Coots. Mike devoted years of his life to driving trucks for various companies within Beaumont and the surrounding areas.  He usually could be found hunting or fishing.  He loved his sweet tea and Diet Dr. Pepper.  Mike loved spending time with his family and scratching lottery tickets.  Mike will forever be remembered as a loving brother, uncle, and friend. Survivors include his brothers, Thomas G. Coots and wife, Tammy Coots of Winnie, and Daniel Coots; nephew, Thomas J. Coots and wife, Megan Coots; niece, Ashley Coots and Ty Mullins; great-nephews, Troy Coots, Logan Coots, and Logan Mullins; and great nieces, Makayla Cravy and Kennedi Mullins. He is preceded in death by his father, Alfred Coots; mother, Adella Coots; brothers, Alfred Coots II and David […]

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Elsie Cureton
July 5, 1939 - December 20, 2022

Elsie Cureton, 83, of San Antonio, formerly of Nederland, died Tuesday, December 20, 2022, at Northeast Methodist Hospital, Live Oak, Texas. She was born July 5, 1939, in Galveston, to Carrie Adella Beard and James Arthur Bellar, Sr. Elsie was originally from Gilcrest, Texas where she was able to enjoy her love of spending time on the water. She loved being on the beach or at the lake and enjoyed seafood. Elsie was passionate about going to church. Survivors include her sons, Robert Cureton and wife, Kim, of Nederland and Michael Cureton and wife, Nicole, of San Antonio; grandchildren, Colin and Corey; brother, Chester Matthews and wife, Treva, of Dunnellon, Florida; nieces, Elizabeth and Christie; and nephew, David. She is preceded in death by her parents; brother, James “Pete” Bellar; sister-in-law, Shirley Bellar; and stepfather, Guy Matthews. A gathering of Ms. Cureton’s family and friends will 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 […]

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Robertalee Thibodeaux
March 24, 1949 - December 19, 2022

Robertalee Thibodeaux, 73, of Winnie, died Monday, December 19, 2022. She was born March 24, 1949, in Liberty, to Lillene and Robert Smith. Mrs. Thibodeaux loved following all East Chambers sporting events. She loved sewing, reading, and creating floral arrangements. She was an excellent cook. She also loved camping, but most of all, she loved spending time with her family. Survivors include her husband of over fifty-four years, Kenneth Thibodeaux; sons, Kenneth W. Thibodeaux and wife, Darlene and Kyle Thibodeaux and wife, Courtney, all of Winnie; grandchildren, Dylan Thibodeaux and wife, Sierra; Kody Thibodeaux; Hunter Thibodeaux; Jaxon Thibodeaux; and Haley Hernandez and husband, Alex; great-grandchildren, Augustus Thibodeaux; Sage Hernandez; sister, Shirley Smith and husband, Russ; and numerous extended family members. She is preceded in death by her parents. A memorial service for Mrs. Thibodeaux will be from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m., Saturday, February 25, 2023, at the Mark Huddleston […]

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Susie Lewis
September 14, 1940 - December 14, 2022

Susie Lewis was born in Anahuac, Texas, on September 14, 1940, to the late Albert Smith, Sr., and Corine Rivon. She departed this life on Wednesday, December 14, 2022. Susie was loving, kind, and a hard worker. She worked many years at Winnie Medical Center, later to be named Riceland Medical Center. She retired from Riceland Medical Center in 2019 at seventy-nine years of age. Susie loved spending time amongst her family and friends, especially during the holidays. Susie will truly be missed by her family and friends. Susie leaves to mourn her passing, a life-long partner, George Richardson, Jr.; two grandchildren, Juanika Christmas and husband, Kevin of Baytown and Anthony Williams and wife, Ericka of Dickerson; two brothers, Richard Smith and wife, Linda of Anahuac and Jon Wayne of Wallisville; five great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins, and friends. Susie is preceded in death by […]

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Beulah Banks
April 12, 1938 - December 10, 2022

Beulah May Banks, 84, of Winnie, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 10, 2022, at The Arboretum of Winnie. She was born April 12, 1938, the middle child, to Elmer and Hazel Banks in Mattoon, Illinois. Beulah was born and raised in Mattoon; however, she lived in many states during her life including; Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Montana. Beulah was not very sociable but had a very sunny disposition. Her smile was so genuine and infectious. Many might not believe it, but she was often called upon to sing with her sister for church functions and occasions when she was a teen. Beulah struggled with mental illness but that never kept her from living life to the fullest and LOVING everyone. She lived with her sister and brother-in-law, Reverend D.R. and Evelyn Bolton, since her late 40s. Brother Bolton was a Pentecostal preacher, and this is how Beulah came to […]

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Mildred “Millie” Robertson Frankland
March 4, 1933 - December 4, 2022

Mildred Frankland passed into Jesus’ loving arms on December 3, 2022. Millie was born in State Line, Mississippi, to Modena and John Robertson.  She was one of fourteen children.  She was a loving mother, daughter, sister, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Millie is survived by her daughter, Tammy Riggs of Baytown, Texas; brothers, Ed Robertson of Morgantown, Kentucky and Heidal Robertson of Baton Rouge, Louisiana; sisters, Gertrude Parnell of Leakesville, Mississippi; Violet Kendrick of Willis, Texas; Bonnie Pullium of Avery, Mississippi; and Carol Williams of Leakesville, Mississippi; grandchildren, Amber Mullican of The Woodlands, Texas; Jonathan Chandler of Buna, Texas; Dave Mullican of New Caney, Texas; Jared Chandler of Dallas, Texas; Brendan Mullican of the Woodlands; and Stormy Chandler of Baytown, Texas; great-grandchildren, Skylar Mullican; Rain Chandler; Kaleb Chandler; Blake Mullican; Hailey Mullican; Kelsi Chandler; Madison Mullican; Autumn Mullican; Grae Chandler; James Chandler; and Terence Huggins. Millie leaves behind dozens and nieces and […]

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Rena Beth Martin
August 28, 1943 - December 4, 2022

Rena Beth Martin, 79, of Vidor, died Sunday, December 4, 2022, at Oakwood Manor Nursing Home. She was born at Randolph Field, San Antonio, Texas. At the time her father was in the military and moved to Nacogdoches, Texas at the age of three. She lived there for twenty-one years, then Longview, Texas for eleven years, and Beaumont, Texas for thirty-six years. She was a member of First Baptist Church – Carlyss in Sulphur, Louisiana. She graduated from Central Heights High School in 1961 where she served as class president. Also president of F.H.A. and District Vice President for F.H.A. She served on Student Council for three years, was a cheerleader for four years, a member of 4-H Club and named Gold Star Girl in 1958 and received numerous achievement awards. Crowned 1960 Farm Bureau Queen and was first runner up in District Competition. Later in life, due to her […]

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Helen Marie Bettis
April 13, 1935 - November 29, 2022

Helen Marie Bettis, 87, of Winnie, died Tuesday, November 29, 2022. She was born April 13, 1935, in Beaumont, to Frances and Howard Smith. Survivors include her husband, Kenneth Bettis, Sr.; children, Ken Bettis, Jr. and wife, Trish and Denise Patton and husband, Don; grandchildren, Amber Maldonaldo and husband, Alex; Derek Bettis; Haley Bettis; Brady Bettis and wife, Maria; Todd Patton and wife, Megan; and Blake Patton and wife, Rae; great-grandchildren, Samuel Patton; Addie Kay Patton; Landon Patton; Isaac Maldonaldo; Aurora Maldonaldo; Marco Maldonaldo; and Wyley Bettis; and half-sister, Deborah Gale. She is preceded in death by her parents. A gathering of Mrs. Bettis’ family and friends will be 1:00 p.m., with her memorial service at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, December 3, 2022, at Broussard’s, 134 West Buccaneer Drive, Winnie. Her cremation arrangements will be handled through Broussard’s Crematorium, Beaumont. Memorial contributions in Mrs. Bettis’ honor may be made to First […]

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Stephen “Gabby” Edward George
August 9, 1946 - November 20, 2022

Stephen “Gabby” Edward George, 76, of League City, passed away on Sunday, November 20, 2022. He was born August 9, 1946, in Galveston, to Dorothy Mae Berwick and John Joseph George. Survivors include his wife, Peggy George of League City; daughters, Megan Stafford and wife, Samantha, of Houston and Stefanie Dristas and husband, Gregory, of Boerne; granddaughter, Alyssa Dristas; brothers, Delbert Bull and Michael George; and former spouse, Janeen Rickard. He is preceded in death by his parents, and brother, Dickie George. Steve grew up in High Island, Texas. He graduated from High Island High School where he was voted “Most Cheerful” and “Wittiest”.  After completion of five years of apprentice school, Steve had a long successful career as a Pipefitter and was a Lifetime Member of the Pipefitters Local 211.  For ten years, Steve and his wife Peggy owned and operated South Shore Grocery in Crystal Beach. Steve was […]

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Lovinia Eve Thibodeaux
September 28, 1929 - November 20, 2022

Lovinia Eve Thibodeaux, 93, of Winnie, died Sunday, November 20, 2022. She was born September 28, 1929, in Kaplan, Louisiana, to Loula and Edlar Bourque. Survivors include her sons, Wade Thibodeaux and Kenneth R. Thibodeaux and wife, Roberta; grandchildren, Kenneth W. Thibodeaux and wife, Darlene; Kyle E. Thibodeaux and wife, Courtney; John Wyatt Thibodeaux; and Annie Thibodeaux; great-grandchildren, Dylan Thibodeaux and wife, Sierra; Kody Thibodeaux; Hunter Thibodeaux; Jaxon Thibodeaux; Haley Hernandez and husband, Alexis; great-great-grandchild, Augustus Thibodeaux; and numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband of seventy-three years, Enos Thibodeaux, Jr.; brothers, Wilton and Ovil Bourque; and sister, Ovelia Trahan. A gathering of Mrs. Thibodeaux’s family and friends will begin at 9:00 a.m., with a Rosary recited at 10:30 a.m., Friday, November 25, 2022, at St. Louis Catholic Church, 315 Buccaneer Drive, Winnie. A Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11:00 […]

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Emery Lee LeDoux
May 14, 1937 - November 14, 2022

Emery Lee LeDoux, 85, of Devers, died Monday, November 14, 2022. He was born May 14, 1937 in Jennings, Louisiana to Ruby and Pierre LeDoux. Survivors include his son, James LeDoux, Sr. and wife, Shelia; daughter, Lena Morris; stepdaughter, Carolyn Wagner; sister, Brenda Sue Johnson; grandchildren – Ellen Tucker-Zunker, James LeDoux, Jr., Tonya Melancon, Megan Pickens, Scottie Melancon, Matthew Wagner; seventeen great-grandchildren, eleven great-great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Beulah LeDoux; son, Wade LeDoux; daughter, Abigail Guillot; and brothers, J.D. LeDoux and William LeDoux. There will be a memorial service to be held at a later date. Mr. LeDoux’s cremation arrangements will be handled through Broussard’s Crematorium, under the direction of Broussard’s, 134 West Buccaneer Drive, Winnie, Texas.

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Deidre “Dede” Moore
September 27, 1956 - November 6, 2022

Deidre “Dede” Moore, 66, of Crystal Beach, died Sunday, November 6, 2022. She was born September 27, 1956, in Dunkrik, New York, to Geraldine and Leo Stafford. Mrs. Moore worked in the construction industry with her husband. She enjoyed trips to the casino as well as the beach. She was an incredibly friendly woman who spent her life in service to others, especially to the love of her life, James. Mrs. Moore lived every day to the fullest and she loved having fun. She will forever remain a loving wife and mother. Survivors include her husband of thirty-two years, James Moore of Crystal Beach; daughters, Jessica Krzyzanowski of Houston, Texas, and Amanda Krzyzanowski of Portland, Oregon; sisters, Mary Sealander and Michelle Damon and husband, Milton, all of Forestville, New York; and numerous nieces, nephews, and a host of other loving relatives. She is preceded in death by her parents; sister, […]

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Lizzie Haynes
October 20, 1947 - November 3, 2022

Lizzie Haynes, 75, of Hamshire, died Thursday, November 3, 2022. She was born October 20, 1947, to Mary and Melvin Christner. Survivors include her husband, Fred Renkema; daughters, Bobbie Moses and husband, James and Ronda Burdick and husband, Jeff; son, Jerry Haynes, Jr.; stepdaughter, Cita Dugas; stepson, Coby D. Renkema; sister, Edna Gingerich and husband, Aaron; brother, Eldon Christner and wife, Sharon; nine grandsons; two granddaughters; and multiple great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her first husband, Jerry Lynn Haynes, Sr.; parents, Mary and Melvin Christner; and sister, Esther Christner. A gathering of Mrs. Haynes’ family and friends will be 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Sunday, November 6, 2022, at First Baptist Church, Hamshire. Her funeral service will begin at 11:00 a.m., Monday, November 7, 2022, at First Baptist Church, 25304 TX-124, Hamshire, with her interment to follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Beaumont. Memorial contributions in Mrs. Haynes’ […]

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Patricia “Pat” Warren
September 5, 1946 - October 30, 2022

Patricia Ann “Pat” Warren, 76, of Fannett, died Sunday, October 30, 2022, at the Arboretum of Winnie. She was born September 5, 1946, to Loyis and Lessie Warren. Patricia graduated from Hamshire-Fannett High School where she met the love of her life, Joseph Landry Dugat. They married and had three children. Pat spent many years being a homemaker and later worked in banking.  Then moved on to work for Texas Eastern Pipeline Company where she took great pride in being the first female pumper. She continued her career in the oil and gas field with Griffin- Alexander Drilling Company, and later with Chevron Pipeline Company in Safety and Compliance where she retired.   She had a very strong work ethic and imparted that in her children. Patricia was multifaceted. She loved to spend time with family and friends, fishing, riding motorcycles, and most of all singing, dancing, and playing music.   She […]

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