Broussard’s Mortuary Winnie


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Broussard’s Mortuary Winnie Obituaries

Mary Melancon
November 20, 1935 - June 2, 2023

Mary Melancon, 87, of Hamshire, died Friday, June 2, 2023. She was born on November 20, 1935, in Rayne, Louisana, to John B. Lavergne and Louise Venable. Survivors include her six children, Louise Belsey and her husband, Richard, of Hamshire; Scotty Melancon and his wife, Sue, of Winnie; Helena Dow and her husband, Troy, of Winnie; Blaine Melancon and his wife, Tammy, of Winnie; Vicky Basye and her husband, Milton, of Pasadena; Lance Melancon and his wife Maggie, of Sugarland; eight grandchildren, Chris Goodwin, Erin Hayman, Nick Dow, Chace Dow, Morgan Sossamon, Max Melancon, Alex Basye, and Laura Basye; four great-grandchildren, Gage Howard, Madaline Hayman, Everly Dow, and Rowan Sossamon; and her three siblings, Gloria Comeaux, Cynthia Comeaux, and Tony Lavergne. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Clovis Melancon; and two grandchildren, Charlie Howard and Brandon Howard. A gathering of Mrs. Melancon’s family and friends will begin […]

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Fujiko Sonnier
May 5, 1930 - June 2, 2023

Fujiko Sonnier, 93, of Winnie, died Friday, June 2, 2023. She was born May 5, 1930, in Japan. Survivors include her children, Barbara Ann Sonnier and Bryan Sonnier and wife, Tonja; grandchildren, Patrick Darby and wife, Angela and Brittany Taylor; and great-grandchildren, Caleb Stelly, Madison Stelly, Ashton Darby, Kendra Rayne, Richard Sonnier, Kyra Hall, Cruz Borel, and Dawson Webb. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Joseph Hodges Sonnier; son, Joseph Michael Sonnier; and six siblings. A gathering of Mrs. Sonnier’s family and friends will begin at 9:00 a.m., with her funeral service at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, June 7, 2023, at Broussard’s, 134 West Buccaneer Drive, Winnie. Her interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery, Winnie.

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Annie Dell Leleux
April 25, 1930 - June 2, 2023

Annie Dell Leleux, 93, of Winnie, died Friday, June 2, 2023. She was born April 25, 1930, in Malvern, Alabama, to Jennie McElvain and Wilton McElvain. Survivors include her daughter, Jackie Sue Fox; son, Ricky Jack Cravy and wife, Karen Jean; stepdaughters, Carolyn Breaux and Joyce Bradley; grandchildren, Jason Fox and wife, Shanda; Jera Plasencia; Dean Cravy and wife, Heather; Jack Cravy and wife, Erica; Zach Cravy and wife, Nikki; Hannah Massa and wife, Zack; and Chelsie Cravy; twelve great-grandchildren; and numerous step-grandchildren and great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and extended family. She is preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Bill Grisham and Newman Leleux; son, Charles Cravy; stepson, Glen Leleux; stepdaughter, Melba Williams; and siblings, John McElvain; Rosie Prince; and twin sister, Estelle Harding. A gathering of Mrs. Leleux’s family and friends will begin at 9:30 a.m., with her funeral service at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, June 8, 2023, at Broussard’s, […]

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Lewis “Taco” Joseph Rodriguez, Sr.
July 12, 1959 - May 26, 2023

Lewis “Taco” Joseph Rodriguez, Sr., 63, passed away at 9:53 a.m., May 26, 2023. He was born on July 12, 1959, in Winshire, Texas to Secundino Rodriguez and Rachel Rodriguez. Mr. Rodriguez graduated from Hamshire Fannett High School in 1977 and started working in the oil fields in 1978. He worked as a casing hand and then operations manager in 1996 until 2012. He moved to Elk City, Oklahoma to be operations manager for Byrd Oilfield Services. Lewis made his home in Leedey, Oklahoma and returned to Texas in February of 2023. Survivors include wife, Julie Rodriguez; sons, Lewis Joseph Rodriguez, Jr. and his fiancé, Sandra McAndrew; Robert James Rodriguez and his wife, Becky Rodriguez; Jacob Allen Schleich; daughters, Dena Marie Rodriguez and her fiancé, Matthew Herrin; and Danielle Alynn Medley and her husband, Jon Medley; ten grandchildren; brother, Johnny Rodriguez and his wife, Pauline; sister, Dolores LeDoux and her […]

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Charles Andrew McGaha
October 31, 1936 - May 23, 2023

Charles Andrew McGaha, 86, of Lubbock, Texas, left this life on Tuesday, May 22, 2023. Charles “Chuck” was born on October 31, 1936, in Bellevue, Texas, to Odie Marshall and Clara Bell McGaha. Raised in the oil patch of West Texas, and following High School in Jal New Mexico, he graduated from Texas Western College (now UTEP) majoring in journalism, and mass communications. Comfortable in the public spotlight, he worked for many years in radio, television, and newspapers across Texas and New Mexico. Chuck had five children from his first marriage who he adored and loved: Terry (deceased), Cindy, Steve, Sheri, and Lori. Chuck married Sheila Hamms in 1980, and transitioned careers into adult probation for the State of Texas, retiring in Houston, Texas. In addition to Sheila, and his kids, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren came to be the real focus of his life. In fact, Chuck and Sheila documented everyone […]

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Brenda K. Fontenot
March 27, 1940 - May 22, 2023

Brenda Karon Fontenot was born on March 27, 1940, in Texarkana, Texas, to Morris Davis and Mildred Hay Davis Moser.  On February 7, 1959, she married her high school sweetheart, Charles James (C.J.) Fontenot in Winnie, Texas. There, Brenda and C.J. had been married for sixty-four years and had five children, Chuck, Ronnie, Claudelle, Karon, and Lucy.  Brenda passed away on May 22, 2023, after a brief illness with her ever-faithful husband, C.J. by her side.  Together, they were the epitome of the commitment and love that marriage symbolizes, they were one.  Though times were not always easy, the foundation of their commitment to one another was absolute. Through sickness and in health, they stood by one another. Their parting words were expressions of their love, and it is fitting that Brenda waited to close her eyes and depart this world until she knew C.J. was by her side. Brenda’s […]

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Donna Louise Leger
May 22, 1953 - May 16, 2023

Donna Louise Leger, 69, died Tuesday, May 16, 2023. She was born May 22, 1953, in Beaumont, to Goldie Mae Phelps and Louis Joseph LeJune. She is survived by her daughters, Lisa Phend and her husband, Danny, and Rayetta Hunter and her husband, Keith; grandchildren, Rusty Phend, Dianne Whittington and her husband, Dalvin, Alex Gremillion and her husband, Andrew, Aaron Strickland, Allen Strickland, Allisa Allen and her husband, Chris, Dustin Hunter, Gage Hunter, Wrainy Hunter; great-grandchildren, Layton Phend, Carter Phend, Kinzington Phend, Remi Harris, Oliver Whittington, Frankie Whittington, Ari Gremillion, Little A.J. Strickland, Allyson Strickland, Aaron Allen Jr., Addyson Allen; and siblings, Delbert LeJune, Lyvonne Simon, Beth Day and her husband, Mike. Donna is preceded in death by her parents and husband, A.J. Leger. The family would like to extend a special thanks to UTMB Galveston staff. A gathering of Mrs. Leger’s family and friends will be 5:00 p.m. until […]

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Jerry M. Menard
January 12, 1945 - May 12, 2023

Jerry Menard, 78, of Winnie, went to his home in heaven on Friday, May 12, 2023.  He was born on January 12, 1945, in Anuahac, Texas to Elton and Hazel Menard. Those who had the pleasure of knowing Jerry also know he has lived without a speaking voice since October 1963 (due to a car accident). His family and friends never witnessed him feeling sorry for himself and embraced life to the fullest. He never met a stranger and would talk to anyone he thought would listen – even though his whisper was hard for some to understand. He enjoyed being with his family and cherished the friendships he made throughout his life. Jerry had a soft spot for always having family pets in the home. He loved spoiling them with plenty of food and snacks.  He liked eating out, watching TV, fishing, talking politics and cheering on his children […]

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Mary Heiner Bauer
August 14, 1932 - May 8, 2023

Mary Katherine Heiner Bauer was born August 14, 1932, to Adolph Heiner, Sr and Lydia Schiesler Heiner in Beaumont Texas. Mary was brought to Jesus in Holy Baptism on September 18, 1932, at St. John Lutheran Church in Beaumont, Texas where she publicly affirmed her faith in the rite of Confirmation on April 25, 1945. She was joined in marriage to Robert Bauer on June 26, 1949, at St John Lutheran Church in Beaumont. She devoted herself to her Lord, to her family, and to their rice farm and cattle ranch. In 1973, they became charter members of Hope Lutheran Church in Winnie, Texas. Mary was involved in many activities at the church. She was very active in the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League, enjoying many district and national conventions. She and Robert also supported Concordia Lutheran University in Austin in many ways. She served as a 4-H leader for many […]

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Jerry B. Templin
February 18, 1935 - May 2, 2023

Jerry B. Templin, 88, of La Grange, Texas went to his Heavenly Father’s home, Tuesday, May 2, 2023, after a short battle with AML. Jerry was born to Jesse Robert Templin and Ollie Irene Sanderson (Templin) on February 18, 1935, in Peacock, Texas of Stonewall County. Jerry graduated from Brownwood High School in 1953, where he has kept many lifelong friends and was still a Brownwood Lion at heart. In 1958, Jerry married Velda Carlene Mills of Santa Anna, Texas. Jerry joined the Army National Reserves where he served five years in Fort Hood, Texas. After leaving the Army, Jerry went to work for Union Texas Petroleum which brought his family to Hamshire, Texas. This is where he and Carlene raised their family and made many friends. Jerry always said that Hamshire-Fannett was the perfect place to raise a family. Jerry retired from Mobile Chemical in 1997. His position with […]

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Severo García Guillén
February 4, 1964 - April 25, 2023

Severo García Guillén, de 59 años, de Winnie, murió el martes 25 de abril de 2023. Nació el 4 de febrero de 1964 en México, hijo de Anna Guillén y Chanito García. Los sobrevivientes incluyen a su esposa, Remedios Torres; hijos, Julio García; Adriana García; Tylor García; y Ana Karen García; nietos, Xavi Martínez; Thiago Martínez; Melany García; Evelyn García; Xavo Martínez; y Victoria García; y hermanos, Julia García; Félix García; Juana García; Refijio García; Alfonso García; Benigno García; Sixto García; Javier García; Adrián García; Amadeo García; y Leticia García. Le precedieron en la muerte sus padres y su nieto, Ozil Martinez. Una reunión de familiares y amigos del Sr. Guillén comenzará a las 3:00 p. m. del viernes 28 de abril de 2023 en su casa, Calle West Elm 229, Winnie. Una misa de entierro cristiano será a las 9:30 a. m., sábado 29 de abril de 2023, en […]

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Myrna Lynn Roy
December 1, 1941 - April 20, 2023

Myrna Lynn Roy, 81, of Nederland, died Thursday, April 20, 2023. She was born December 1, 1941, to Veda Bernice Fowler Courtney and Clarence Clifton Courtney. Myrna was a sweet and caring person, always giving to others no matter what she had.  She loved to crochet, knit, and play piano.  She cherished the time spent with family, especially her two granddaughters. Survivors include her children, Aaron Bethke and wife, Susan, of Hamshire and Clifton Roy, of Minnesota; grandchildren, Courtney Bethke and Katie Bethke; and brother, Marvin Courtney and wife, Susan. She is preceded in death by her parents. A gathering of Ms. Roy’s family and friends will be from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 25, 2023, at Broussard’s, 134 West Buccaneer Drive, Winnie. Her funeral service will be 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, April 26, 2023, at Broussard’s, with her graveside service to follow at 3:30 p.m., at Jonesboro Cemetery, Jonesboro.

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Douglas Lee Austin
December 27, 1935 - April 14, 2023

Doug Austin, 87, of Winnie, died Friday, April 14, 2023.  He was born on December 27, 1935, in Mont Belvieu, to Nezell Pinkston Austin and Oral LeRoy Austin. Doug enjoyed fishing and wood working, volunteer Christian builders, and camping.  He was a jack of all trades and loved to tinker.  Doug enjoyed playing the guitar and many other instruments.  Most of all he loved God and was a devoted Christian and loved his wife, children, and all of his family. Survivors include his wife, Ann Austin; children, Angie Aucoin and her husband, Alan, of Kountze DeLaine Coffey of Winnie; Kirk Austin and his wife, Wanette, of Fannett; Hank Austin and his wife, Veronica, of Mayflower; and Marlo Hunt and her husband, Kevin, of Winnie; eleven grandchildren; twenty-two great-grandchildren and one on the way; and brother-in-law, Jerry Devillier and his wife, Mary, of Winnie.  He is preceded in death by his […]

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Elsie Lee Swor
July 14, 1929 - April 12, 2023

Elsie Lee Swor, 93, of Winnie, died Wednesday, April 12, 2023. She was born July 14, 1929, in Fannett, to Leah Carr Hargraves and Harry Hargraves. Survivors include her 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. She is preceded in death by her husband of sixty-eight years, Ted Edwin Swor; parents, Leah Carr Hargraves and Harry Hargraves; brother, Lawrence Hughes; and sisters, Nannie Bee Alvarez; Lena Blanch Carley; and Mae Ruth. A gathering of Mrs. Swor’s family and friends will begin at 1:30 p.m., with her funeral service at 3:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 18, 2023, at First Baptist Church, 25304 TX-124, Hamshire, under the direction of Broussard’s, 134 West Buccaneer Drive, Winnie. Her interment will […]

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Mary Ellen Craigen Daigle
February 22, 1935 - April 11, 2023

Mary Ellen Craigen Daigle, 88, of Fannett, died Tuesday, April 11, 2023. She was born February 22, 1935, in Fannett, to Josephine Holst Craigen and Leo Edward Craigen. Survivors include her daughter, Brenda Marshall and husband, Roger Keith of Fannett; son, Brad Daigle of Fannett; daughter, Denatte Quinn and husband, Marvin of Lake Charles; grandchildren, Mandi Lee Quinn, of Lansing, Michigan and Brittany Salinas and husband, Eric, of Fort Walton Beach, Florida; and great-grandchildren, Colby Ardito, of Lake Charles; Skyler Littiken, of Lansing, Michigan; and Asher Salinas, of Fort Walton Beach, Florida. She is preceded in death by her husband, Jack Nalton Daigle and her grandson, Brandon Keith Marshall. A Rosary will be recited at 4:00 p.m., with a gathering of Mrs. Daigle’s family and friends to follow until 7:00 p.m., Sunday, April 16, 2023, at Broussard’s, 134 West Buccaneer Drive, Winnie. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 2:00 […]

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Esther Rico
January 13, 1935 - April 8, 2023

Esther Rico, 88, of Winnie, died Saturday, April 8, 2023, at Spindletop Hill Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born January 13, 1935, in San Antonio, to Concepcion Diaz Rico and Luis Rico. Survivors include her son, Robert Rodriguez and wife, Linda, of Winnie; daughter, Barbara Broussard and husband, David, of Cibolo; eight grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and siblings, Amalia Rico; Manuel Rico; and Gilberto Rico. She is preceded in death by her parents and sister, Celia Rico. A gathering of Ms. Rico’s family and friends will be 1:00 p.m., with her funeral service at 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 12, 2023, at Broussard’s, 134 West Buccaneer Drive, Winnie. Her interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery, Winnie.

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Henry Kelly Dunnam
January 12, 1950 - April 1, 2023

Henry Kelly Dunnam, 73, of Vidor, died Saturday, April 1, 2023.  He was born on January 12, 1950, in Galveston, to Florence Elizabeth Elkins Dunnam and Marvin Wilson Dunnam, Sr. Henry retired from Goodyear after thirty-eight years of services as a utility operator.  He enjoyed fishing, duck hunting, rodeos, and country music. He will be remembered for his quiet demeanor and his gentle spirit.  He was a loving husband, father, and Paw Paw. Survivors include his wife of thirty-three years, Brenda Dunnam of Nederland; sons, Bryan Dunnam and his wife, Brandy, of LaBelle and Alan Craigen of Evadale; daughters, Wendy Arnold and her husband, Lee, of LaBelle and Debbie Coolidge of Nederland; grandchildren, Alyssa Moss and her husband, Zach; Jacob Woosley and his wife, Jamie; Lena Dunnam and her husband, Travis; Hailey Wanoreck; Tristen Dunnam; Christian Craigen; and Christopher Craigen; Clayton Coolidge; and Cady Coolidge; numerous great-grandchildren; sisters, LaVerne Tankersley […]

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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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