Jeanette Labove Parrish

July 5, 1949 - August 21, 2021

Jeanette LaBove Parrish, 72, of Lumberton, died Saturday, August 21, 2021, after a series of strokes. She was born on July 5, 1949, in Port Neches, to Diola Richard LaBove and Lawrence LaBove. Jeanette loved the beach, enjoyed an occasional trip to the slot machines. She worked as a process server and records manager for Charlotte Smith Reporting for over twenty-five years. Jeanette will be remembered for the love of her family, especially the bond she had with her sisters.

Survivors include her daughters, Renee Venable, of Beaumont and Kim McGrath and her husband, Scott, of Houston; son, Josh Parrish and his fiancée, Margarete Stehle, of Lumberton; grandchildren, Erika, Blake, Emily, and Travis; great-grandchildren, Brayden and Maddie; sisters, Linda Fancey and her husband, Charlie, of China; Kathy Spencer and her husband, Ron of Southlake; and Phyllis Michels and her husband, Mike, of Trinity; former husband and friend, Obie Parrish, of China; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents; brother, Darrell LaBove; and sister, Freda Gilmore.

A gathering of Jeanette’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Thursday, August 26, 2021, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Friday, August 27, 2021, at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, 245 US-90, China, with her interment to follow at Oak Bluff Memorial Park, Port Neches.

The family would like to give a special thank you to Intrepid Hospice, especially Theresa, Christie, and Ruth.

Memorial contributions may be made to Intrepid Hospice, 1480 Cornerstone Court, Beaumont, Texas 77706.

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Gathering of Family and Friends

Broussard’s Mortuary Major Dr.
  • 1605, North Major Drive, Beaumont, Texas, 77713,
  • August 26, 2021
  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Mass of Christian Burial

Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church
  • , US Hwy 90, China, TX, 77613,
  • August 27, 2021
  • 10:00 am


Oak Bluff Memorial Park-Port Neches
  • 618, Block St, Port Neches, TX, 77651,
  • August 27, 2021

Comments (7)

    Gerry Kirkland says:

    The Parrish family. I am so sorry for your loss. Your mom, sister, friend was a sweet lady. I can remember her smiles and always willing to help. Rest in Peace. May you find peace as you hold her memories near your heart.
    God Bless

    Keri Richard says:

    I am so very sorry for your loss. Renee and Erika, you are both in my thoughts and prayers.

    Nancy Fontenot says:

    Josh and family,
    May you find comfort in knowing that while your Mother was here you did everything you could possibly do for her care and comfort. May she rest in peace.

    Virgil & Fay Martel says:

    Renee & Erika we are so sorry for your loss. Prayers for comfort & peace to your family.

    Rodney & Lori Martel says:

    Wonderful woman will be missed. Prayers for her family.

    Lisa Thomas says:

    I love this picture. I remember staying at her home with Renee and Kim in my growing up years.. I am so very sorry for this family’s loss. Prayers for everyone! Love you all!

    Faye Dismukes says:

    Josh—I was so very sorry to learn of your mothers death. I pray she rests in eternal peace and that you are comforted and consoled by your faith and find memories of her. Blessings always, friend.

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