James “Jim” Snell, Jr.

August 7, 1925 - October 25, 2023

James “Jim” Snell, Jr., 98, of Beaumont, died Wednesday, October 25, 2023, at Harbor Hospice, Beaumont. He was born August 7, 1925, in Neame, Louisiana, to Lydia Whitman Snell and James Iley Snell, Sr. He was a United States Navy veteran who served in World War II and worked as a route salesman for Lance snack foods for many years.

James is survived by his daughters, Shirley Brown and her husband, Billy, of Beaumont; Pat Albright and her husband, Carl, of Paradise; Debbie Easterwood and her husband, Don, of Sour Lake; nine grandchildren; twenty-two great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and sister-in-law, Annie Denison, of Mira, Louisiana.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Lydia and James Snell; wife, Luella; and granddaughter, Megan Easterwood.

A gathering of Mr. Snell’s family and friends will begin at 10:00 a.m., with his funeral service at 11:00 a.m., Monday, October 30, 2023, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. His interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Beaumont.

Memorial contributions can be made to Julie Rogers Gift of Life Program, 2390 Dowlen Road, Beaumont, Texas 77706.


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Gathering of Family and Friends

Broussard’s Mortuary Major Dr.
  • 1605, North Major Drive, Beaumont, Texas, 77713,
  • October 30, 2023
  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Funeral Service

Broussard’s Mortuary Major Dr.
  • 1605, North Major Drive, Beaumont, Texas, 77713,
  • October 30, 2023
  • 11:00 am


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

Comments (3)

    Jennie Petty says:

    To Uncle Jim and Aunt Lou’s precious family. I am so sorry for you loss again. I know that they are joined back together but will continue to be missed down here. Your folks were always so kind and inviting in their home. They were fun and a precious couple to all that knew them. We will all miss them especially you girls and Annie belle and her family. They were always so close. Please know your all in my prayers and I know God will give you peace My love Jen

    Allison Harmon says:

    I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

    Susan K Porter says:

    Debbie, So sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. I know you will miss him dearly. Our prayers are with you and your family. May God Bless

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