Alzire Schexnaider

November 8, 1928 - December 30, 2022

Alzire Schexnaider, 94, of Nederland, peacefully passed away from this life to be with her loving savior, the Lord Jesus, on Friday, December 30, 2022. She was born November 8, 1928, in Arnaudville, Louisiana, to Ezola and Gussie Arnaud.

Our beloved mother, Alzire “Maggie,” was a wonderful cajun chef and a fabulous baker. She hosted numerous family celebrations and holidays. Maggie also loved going to the lake house at Toledo Bend to fish. She loved gardening and had a green thumb. Her landscaping was beautiful. Maggie was also a big fan of occasionally playing at the casino.

Survivors include her children, Linda Schexnaider Choate and husband, Gerald; Craig Schexnaider and wife, Charla; Donald Schexnaider and wife, Cynthia; and Darlene Schexnaider Johnson; sister, Hilda Higginbotham; grandchildren, Gerald Choate, Jr. and wife, Sherri; Kevin Choate and wife, Amber; Caty Schexnaider; Elizabeth Schexnaider; Virginia Johnson; and Alexander Johnson; and great-grandchildren, Ciarra Choate; Austin Choate; and Kaylee Choate.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Ezola and Gussie Arnaud; husband, C.J. Schexnaider, Jr.; infant son, James Schexnaider; seven brothers; and four sisters.

A gathering of Mrs. Schexnaider’s family and friends will be 10:00 a.m., with her funeral service at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, January 5, 2023, at Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland, with her interment to follow at Oak Bluff Memorial Park, Port Neches.


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Gathering of Family and Friends

Broussard’s Mortuary Nederland
  • 505, North 12th Street, Nederland, Texas, 77627,
  • January 5, 2023
  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Funeral Service

Broussard’s Mortuary Nederland
  • 505, North 12th Street, Nederland, Texas, 77627,
  • January 5, 2023
  • 11:00 am


Oak Bluff Memorial Park
  • 100, Block St, Port Neches, TX, 77651,
  • January 5, 2023

Comments (4)

    Don+&+Syble+Jeffcoat says:

    Craig and Charla, we are so very sorry for your loss. Sending prayers to all your family.

    Mike Tubre says:

    Condolences to the family for Aunt Alzire. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Liz Arnaud Crawford says:

    Sending prayers to all the family. Alzire was a special great Aunt, she will be missed.

    Phyllis King Lee says:

    Prayers and sympathy for you Linda and your family. May she rest peacefully in the arms of Jesus.

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