John Edwin Havens

August 6, 1939 - January 27, 2021

John Havens, 81, of Evadale, died Wednesday, January 27, 2021.  He was born on August 6, 1939, in Elizabeth, Louisiana, to Sadie Johnson Havens and Charles Edwin Havens. 

Mr. Havens was a carpenter for American Bridge and retired after twenty-five years of service.  He was a member of Central Baptist Church of Evadale.  Mr. Havens enjoyed hunting, fishing, his family and a good pot of coffee.  Mr. Havens will be remembered for his fun-loving sense of humor.

Survivors include his daughter, Elizabeth King and her husband, Derry; son, Tracy Havens and his wife, Patty; sisters, Nina Bertrand and Mary Gillentine, all of Evadale; grandchildren, Russell Havens and his wife, Kori, of Buna and Shara Johnson and her husband, Ryan, of Evadale; great-granddaughters, Allie Johnson and Reese Havens; and numerous nieces and nephews.  He is preceded in death by his parents, Sadie and Ed Havens and wife of fifty-two years, Joyce Havens.

A gathering of Mr. Havens family and friends will be 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Thursday, January 28, 2021, at Central Baptist Church, 120 PR 8325, Evadale.  His funeral service will be 1:00 p.m., Friday, January 29, 2021, at the church, with his interment to follow at Morse Cemetery, Buna.

The family would like to thank Mr. Havens’ Silsbee Oaks Family for the loving care given to him.

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Morse Cemetery

Morse Cemetery
  • buna b una tx 77662

Funeral Service

Funeral Service
  • 120 PR 8325, Evadale, Texas 77615
  • 01/29/2021
  • 1:00 pm

Gathering of Family and Friends

Gathering of Family and Friends
  • 120 pr 8325 evadale texas 77615
  • 01/28/2021
  • 11:29 pm

Broussard's Mortuary - Silsbee, TX

Broussard's Mortuary - Silsbee, TX
  • 490 cemetery road silsbee tx 77656

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Anita Ricks

Kathy said he “wasn’t reponsing the other day. I have been praying for your family & will continue to do so. He is in God’s hands & will continue to bless each of you...... put your trust in Him ! ?

Anita Ricks

So sorry about your grandfather, praying for all of your family members. I’m sure he is in God’s presence ??

Sammie Jones

I am so sorry i can"t be there today but please know my love n prayers are with ya'll! I will forever love and miss John! He was always telling me everytime i see you, you have a pill for me!

Rhonda Tynes

Elizabeth. Rhonda from dr Patil’s office. Christina told me today of John’s passing and I am so very sorry. I know you are broken hearted and I’m not gonna tell you it gets any easier. But I will tell you all the years of memories will get you through this. He will be missed every day. But he will never leave you in spirit♥️♥️♥️

Ronnie & Peggy Sterling Scarborough/Georgetown, TX

Sad to hear about the loss of your grandfather. I certainly understand the loss.