George Elmos Garza

February 24, 1923 - March 12, 2022

George Elmos Garza was born February 24, 1923, in Noble, Louisiana, and died Saturday, March 12, 2022.

George attended school in Noble, Louisiana, before World War II, where he was in the CCC Camp coming to Beaumont in 1942. George went proudly to serve his country in the United States Army in 1944 in Munich Germany and was discharged June 6, 1946. His decorations and citations include Rhineland Central Europe GO 105 WD 45- EAME Campaign Ribbon with 2 Bronze Stars, Good Conduct Medal, Army Occupation Ribbon-Germany, Victory Ribbon, and 3 Overseas Service Bars. George served in Battery C 976th Field Artillery Battalion.

Working before service time at Dollinger Steel, and then returning there in June 1946 and working until March 1967. Then working at Beaumont Steel until retirement in 1985.

Survivors include his daughter, Brenda Jo Elliot of Beaumont; sister, Gladys Trible of Haughton, Louisiana; grandsons, David Garza and James Garza; great-grandson, Cody Garza; and special daughter by choice, Becky Bloodsworth.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Sarah Garza and his father, George; mother of his children, Geraldine Condrey Garza; second wife, Dollie Garza; son, Garland “Sonny” Garza; daughter, Eva Hyatt; sisters, Julie Mae Garcie and Essie Garcia; and brothers, Lennis Garza and Sam Garza.

A gathering of Mr. Garza’s family and friends will be from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m., Sunday, March 20, 2022, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. His funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m., Monday, March 21, 2022, at Broussard’s, with his interment to follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Beaumont.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Gideons International, P.O. Box 140800, Nashville, Tennessee 37214-0800.

Video

Download Program

Gathering of Family and Friends

Broussard’s Mortuary Major Dr.
  • 1605, North Major Drive, Beaumont, Texas, 77713,
  • March 20, 2022
  • 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Funeral Service

Broussard’s Mortuary Major Dr.
  • 1605, North Major Drive, Beaumont, Texas, 77713,
  • March 21, 2022
  • 10:00 am

Interment

Forest Lawn Memorial Park
  • 4955, Pine St, Beaumont, TX, 77703,

Comments (9)

    Sarah and John Horvath says:

    Brenda, So very sorry about Uncle Georges passing. But so glad he made it to his 99th Birthday – that was really important to him. This video brought back a lot of really happy memories of years past and loved family members.
    Hope you are well…take care,
    Love you, Sarah and John

    Tamara Jarrell & Family says:

    Brenda;
    Sending prayers yours way, only meeting your father on several occasions, he was always gracious. This is a beautiful video and the kids and I were obviously sorry to hear about your loss. You are a strong woman, and we are here for anything you may need.
    God Bless.

    betty r parsley says:

    So sorry about Uncle George
    Loved him and have fond memories

    Karen Osborne says:

    Sending my love, prayers and hugs to you, Brenda. George had a good long life and you made it so special for him with your love and care.

    Kimberly Quan says:

    Rest In Peace, Grandpa George. All my love and support to you, Momma Brenda.

    With love,
    Kimi

    Jerry Howard says:

    My 2nd daddy and PaPa George to all my grandkids. He had his arms on my shoulders as they took my deceased dad out of our house. He agreed to fill that void in my dad’s absence, and he certainly did. Known him since I was 3 years old. Loved him dearly

    Mary Smith says:

    Brenda,

    We were so sorry to hear about your dad. He was such a nice man and your were the perfect daughter to him. Sending prayers and God’s comfort during this difficult time.

    Dr. Smith, Mary and staff

    Randy, Maria, Jordan, and Brian Boudreaux says:

    Brenda,
    I have such great childhood memories of your Dad.
    He will be dearly missed.

    Love the Boudreaux Family.

    Brenda Jo Elliott says:

    Thank you so much.

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