Joyce Dunham Rash

March 10, 1929 - December 25, 2019

Joyce Dunham Rash, 90, of Lumberton, died Wednesday, December 25, 2019. She was born on March 10, 1929, in Beaumont, to Lillian and Curtis “Blondie” Dunham, Sr. Joyce was a beautiful soul that loved a good laugh with family and friends, Don Ho, and her platinum blonde wig.

Survivors include her son, Dwight Rash; granddaughter, Stephanie Rawlinson and her husband, Todd; great-granddaughter, Chasity Rash; nieces, Brenda Hayes and her husband, Bob, and Lil Weir and her husband, Terry; and numerous nieces, nephews, and dear friends. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Arnold Rash; grandson, Chad Rash; sisters, Dorothy Johnson, Betty Fisher, and Mildred Beard; and brothers, Curtis “Sonny” Dunham, Jr. and Jerry Dunham.

Memorial contributions for Mrs. Rash may be made to Humane Society of Southeast Texas, PO Box 1629, Beaumont, Texas 77704 or Disabled American Veterans, PO Box 14301, Cincinnati, Ohio 45250.

A gathering of Mrs. Rash’s family and friends will begin at 1:00 p.m., with her funeral service to follow at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, December 29, 2019, at Broussard’s, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont, with her interment to follow at Restlawn Memorial Park, Vidor. The family would like to invite everyone to wear purple in honor of Mrs. Rash. 


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Restlawn Memorial Park

Restlawn Memorial Park
  • 2725 n. main vidor tx 77662

Funeral Service

Funeral Service
  • 2000 mcfaddin avenue beaumont tx 77701
  • 12/29/2019
  • 2:00 pm

  • 2000 mcfaddin street beaumont tx 77701
  • 12/29/2019
  • 5:54 pm

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Deborah Laird Walker/Wayne Walker

Stephanie, So sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Eileen Strang Tindall

Dwight - Send prayers and my deepest sympathy on the loss of your mother. Your care and love for her was so well shown throughout the many years I have known you. God be w/you during this difficult time. My thoughts and prayers are with you.