Darla Denise Schwartz

April 3, 1963 - June 24, 2023

Darla Denise Schwartz, age 60, of Groves, Texas, went to her heavenly home on June 24, 2023.

Darla was born in Port Arthur, Texas, to JoNell and Harry Hebert on April 3, 1963, the youngest and only girl of four children.

She attended Groves schools and graduated from Port Neches Groves Highschool in 1981. Darla started work for Applied Standards Inspection shortly thereafter, which became a lifelong, thirty-eight-year career. From a beginning clerical position, she moved to administrative duties, then management, and finally to company ownership with her superior skills and winning personality. There was very little Darla could not do, and when faced with new challenges, she made it her business to learn with determination and perseverance.

Darla married Emmanuel Schwartz in 1994, and they began building a life together of work and travel and welcomed their beloved son, Jacob in 1998. Darla loved the beach, was a primo shark tooth hunter and fisher woman. She was an adventurous traveler, and a homebody, adored her cats and dogs, and brought ailing plants and flowers back to life in her beautiful garden.  True to her Cajun roots, she was “the” expert gumbo maker for her many family gatherings and loved a good girl shopping trip and fun visits to the casino.

Darla’s greatest gift was her loving and generous spirit for family and friends, and strangers alike. She had a special soft spot for her nieces and nephews, and was a true example of living, loving service to others. Darla Schwartz was a bright light in this world, the salt of the earth, and will be forever remembered with love.

Left to cherish her memory is her husband of twenty-nine years, Emmanuel Schwartz of Groves; son, Jacob Schwartz of Groves; mother, JoNell Hebert of Groves; brothers, Bobby Andress (Emma) of Nederland, Kevin Hebert of Groves, and Robin Hebert of Groves; sister-in-law, Stephanie Schwartz of Magnolia; and a host of cherished nieces and nephews.

A gathering of Ms. Schwartz’s family and friends will be 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Thursday, June 29, 2023, at Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland. Her funeral service will be 1:30 p.m., at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 1350 North 23rd Street, Beaumont, with her interment to follow at Memory Gardens, Nederland.

Memorial contributions may be made to Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas Regional Cancer Center at, 3555 Stagg Drive, Beaumont.


Download Program

Gathering of Family and Friends

Broussard’s Mortuary Nederland
  • 505, North 12th Street, Nederland, Texas, 77627,
  • June 29, 2023
  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Funeral Service

St. Andrews Presbyterian Church
  • 1350, N 23rd St, Beaumont, TX, 77706,
  • June 30, 2023
  • 1:30 pm


Memory Gardens Cemetery – Nederland
  • 3098, Highway 69 N, Nederland, TX, 77627,
  • June 30, 2023

Comments (7)

    Dara Weatherly says:

    I’ve Known Darla omg for years our families use to visit when we were younger. She was a beautiful lady had a beautiful soul. My thoughts and prayers go out to all of y’all! I’m sad that I never Met her husband and son my heart goes out to y’all!!

    johnny r davis says:

    Emmanuel my deepest sympathies to you your son and family.you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

    Johnny Davis

    Debra Cherry says:

    My thoughts and prayers go to the family. I knew Darla only through phone calls and emails for work, but I truly loved all of my interactions with her. She was such a sweet person and I will miss her terribly..

    Scott Hargraves says:

    I am so sorry to hear about Darla passing…she was a beautiful soul and bright light in this world we live in today. ????????????????????????????

    Trey and Kala Barnard says:

    So sorry for the family!

    Virg Calderwood says:

    My thoughts and prayers go to this beautiful family, so sorry for your loss!!
    I loved Darla like a sister in the short time I knew her our personalities just clicked! I will miss her very much but I know she is in a better place love Aunt V

    Tommy Robinson says:

    Thoughts, prayers, and compassion to friends and family.
    John 3:17,
    God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world but that the world through Him would be saved.

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