Jo Theresa Angelo Audilet

November 29, 1939 - July 25, 2022

Jo Theresa Angelo Audilet, 82, of Beaumont, died Monday, July 25, 2022, at Harbor Hospice, Beaumont, after a long illness.

She was born November 29, 1939, in Beaumont, Texas, to Jake and Sara Angelo and lived all her life in Beaumont.  She met the love of her life, Raymond L. Audilet and they lived in Beaumont proper before moving to their ranch the “Lazy A”, where they lived out the remainder of their 62 years together.

Jo graduated from Lamar University.  Fresh out of college, she was secretary for the Dean of LU during the day and taught night classes while Raymond was in the army. She later worked as a leasing agent at Park Dale Mall then became the secretary for the business manager of BISD. She completed her long career as a schoolteacher for BISD.

Jo is survived by her husband, Raymond Audilet; sons, Steve Audilet, and his wife Cherise; Ron Audilet, and his girlfriend, Jan Ballard; grandchildren, Hunter Audilet and his wife, Jessica; Summer Audilet and her husband, Jacob Howard; Parker, Heavin, and Grayson Audilet; great grandson, Gatlin Audilet; brother, Jake Angelo and his wife, Sherri; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by their daughter, Cheryl; parents, Jake and Sara Angelo; and sister, Alice Horn.

A gathering of Mrs. Audilet’s family and friends will begin at 5:00 p.m., with a Rosary recited at 6:00 p.m., Thursday, July 28, 2022, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 2:00 p.m., Friday, July 29, 2022, at St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church, 6825 Gladys Avenue, Beaumont, with her interment to follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Beaumont.

Memorial contributions can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105.

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Gathering of Family and Friends

Broussard’s Mortuary Major Dr.
  • 1605, North Major Drive, Beaumont, Texas, 77713,
  • July 28, 2022
  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Rosary

Broussard’s Mortuary Major Dr.
  • 1605, North Major Drive, Beaumont, Texas, 77713,
  • July 28, 2022
  • 6:00 pm

Mass of Christian Burial

St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church
  • 6825, Gladys Ave, Beaumont, TX, 77706,
  • July 29, 2022
  • 2:00 pm

Committal

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

Comments (19)

    Patrice Rabalais says:

    I worked with Jo at West Brook 9th grade center. I loved her sense of humor, love of her faith and family, and she was a great friend and teacher.

    Sue Smith says:

    So very sorry for the loss of your sweet Jo.
    It’s hard, no question. I lost Earl 13 years ago.
    Hang tough, that’s all you can do.
    Best Wishes to you and your family.
    You were a really great boss

    Anthony Giardina says:

    Jo and I were classmates at St Anthony Grammar & High School from 1st grade through high school. She was ALWAYS a gracious person and wore a perpetual smile. Raymond and all of Jo’s family are in my prayers.

    Jo Ann Angelo Barker says:

    Dear Raymond and all the family,
    I am heartbroken over your loss and words cannot convey my sadness. A wonderful person and cousin who touched a lot of lives. She will be missed.
    Jo Ann

    JULIE REDEAUX says:

    My deepest sympathy to The Audilet family, I often wondered where was Mrs. Audlet? She was my 10th grade accounting teacher at Hebert high school. She taught me a lot about accounting. Where Iam today. Always a smile on her face, she will be truly missed.
    Sincerely,
    Julie Allen- Redeaux

    Linda cole says:

    You were the sweetest person I have ever met. I mostly enjoyed our Christmas dinners. So much awesome food. I looked forward to it every year. So kind and generous. I will truly miss you

    Ronnie & Peggy Scarborough says:

    Jake!
    We were sad to hear about the loss of your sister. We send our sincere condolences to you & yours. Also, prayers for your quick recovery from heart surgery.

    Renee Arthur says:

    Jo Theresa will be missed by so many, including me. Prayers for all my cousins, young and old alike. Big hugs and love for all of you. I just wish I could be there in person. I have no way of traveling from North Carolina.

    george shumaker says:

    Jo was such a sweet soul I know she will be greatly missed by her family and friends. Once you met her you could never for get her. You all will be in my thoughts and prayers. Love, Mary Ann & George Shumaker

    Ruth & CJ Sonnier says:

    Raymond,Ron,Steve, so sorry for your loss. You know how I felt about Jo. She was a good friend. I will miss her RIP my dear friend.

    Stacy L says:

    Beautiful soul. Godspeed.

    Margot R. Perez says:

    I will never forget the beautiful July 4th family reunions that Jo and Raymond graciously hosted every year!
    It was such a special occasion to meet and enjoy so many family members. Thank you, Jo and Raymond!
    Love you always,
    Joe and Margot Pérez

    Mandy Steed Walsh says:

    Sending our condolences and prayers to her family…
    Jo was such a good friend to my mom and dad and they shared so many fun times together in Beaumont. She was also my typing teacher in high school, and I learned so much from her! May she rest in peace…

    Sandra Womack says:

    Ms. Jo you will be so missed by many, especially me. You and Mr. Raymond gave me a part-time job almost 10 years ago and you will never know what a blessing that was. I know you are no longer in pain and happy that you will be all our guardian angel. I love you and will never forget you. Prayers for Mr. Raymond and your family. Love to all.

    Cindy Fontenot Audilet says:

    I will miss you Aunt Jo.

    Elizabeth Ferguson says:

    Steve and Ron
    I so sorry to hear this… she been a part of my life since kindergarten… she was a wonderful , sweet and funny lady..I’m praying for all of you.. I’m just phone call away…Love you both
    Liz Noone Ferguson

    JoFrances Manuel says:

    I am so sorry to hear of Jo Theresa’s passing. Prayers offered for her and her family.

    Jake Angelo Jr. says:

    Loving sister. I know you understand that me having open heart valve replacement 7/13, I was told not to travel until after cleared on Aug.4. The flowers are prettier than me anyway. Rest in the arms of Jesus, I will see you soon.

    Your brother Jake Jr.

    Piper Noone Roberts says:

    I will never forget all that she taught me in BPA. She was a gem and loved all of her
    Students.
    Praying for comfort for the family

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