Helen Milner

January 22, 1933 - September 13, 2021

Helen Naomi Milner, 88, of Lumberton, died Monday, September 13, 2021.  She was born on January 22, 1933, in Silsbee, to Bobbie Knighten Burnes and James Wesley Burnes

She was a graduate of Silsbee High School and attended Sam Houston State University.  Helen was a member of Silsbee Chapter #298 Order of the Eastern Star.

Survivors include her sons, Bill G. Milner, Jr., and his wife, Lori, of Buna; Curtis “Gene” Milner and his wife, Sharon, of Kountze; and Audie Milner and his wife, Sherry, of Lumberton; eight grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and brother, J.W. Burnes of Fred.  She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, B.G. “Curtis” Milner, Sr.; and sisters, Eudora Gregory and Violet Thornburg.

A gathering of Mrs. Milner’s family and friends will be 1:00 p.m., until 3:00 p.m., Friday, September 17, 2021, at Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee, with her graveside service at 4:00 p.m., at Mt. Pisgah, Woodville.

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Gathering of Family and Friends

Broussard’s Mortuary Silsbee
  • 490, Cemetery Road, Silsbee, Texas, 77656,
  • September 17, 2021
  • 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
  • County Road 4264, Texas, 75979,
  • September 17, 2021
  • 4:00 pm

Comments (5)

    Carolyn Fowler says:

    So sorry for your loss. My prayers is that God will give you all peace through your time of sorrow. May she rest in peace.

    Evon Rutledge says:

    So sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you all.

    E-Lane Graves says:

    Family, Your mother, Helen was in our Sunday School Class at Crestwood. Because of the Covid she hasnn’t been able to be in class. We all missed her but, of course, understood she needed to home. I wanted to tell you how much we all loved her and will miss her. Also, personally, I was in awe of how strong she was, having to have oxygen with her at all times. She was a sweet woman and I will miss her. She talked fondly of her family and I knew she was loved deeply. In Christ Love, E-Lane Graves

    deborah bartlett says:

    my deepest sympathies to the family.

    Nicki L Barks says:

    I am so so=y for your loss. She was a special women who had endured a lot in her life. I still remember her approving me busting Bill G’s nose that day..lol…Rest In Peace Mrs. Milner. My thoughts and prayers are with you all..

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