Maurine Bess Nicholson

December 16, 1924 - May 16, 2020

Maurine Bess Nicholson, 95, of Beaumont, died Wednesday, May 16, 2020, at Brookdale Dowlen Oaks, Beaumont. She was born to Maurine Pyburn Ely and Thomas Walter Ely, Jr., on December 16, 1924, in Fairfield, Texas.

Survivors include her son, Tommy Nicholson and his wife, Sheryl, of Bonham, Texas; daughter, Susan Beavers and her husband, Bob, of Nome, Texas; grandchildren, Michael Nicholson, Sarah Moody, Jennifer Mynarcik, Robby Beavers, Billy Beavers, Spencer Nimmo, Stephen Nimmo, and Kim Zapata; sixteen great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. Her greatest joy was her family.

She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-nine years, John T. Nicholson; daughter, Reverend Ann Worrell; brother, T.W. Ely III; and sister, Martha Rose Middleton.

A graveside service for Mrs. Nicholson will be at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 19, 2020, at Hawley Cemetery, Blessing, Texas under the direction of Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Trinity United Methodist Church, 3430 Harrison Avenue, Beaumont, Texas 77706 or a charity of one’s choice.


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Graveside Service

Graveside Service
  • Blessing, Texas
  • 05/19/2020
  • 1:00 pm

Broussard's Mortuary - Major Drive

Broussard's Mortuary - Major Drive
  • 1605 n. major drive beaumont tx 77713

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Elizabeth Nimmo

So glad to have known this wonderful lady - she always had a twinkle in her eye!

Louise Demanade Swan

I loved seeing all of the old pictures. My mother told me, that the two of them became best friends in eighth grade. They had such a wonderful loving friendship for 85 years. She was a great lady.

Billie Ruth Demanade

Loved this beautiful lady ,, my dear friend for over 80 years. My prayers and symphany for all of you..

Dennis Fulton

Suzie, Tommy, I’m so sorry for your loss. What a wonderful person she was. I’ll never forget her contagious laugh at our family reunions. Her love for you guys, Johnny, her mother and grandmother will live forever. I miss you guys. Love ya. Cousin Dennis

Penny Carpenter

Condolences to the family. A special family member! Lots of good memries!

Carla Praznik

Sorry to hear of Maurine passing. I knew Maurine from Trinity United Methodist Church.. She was such a lovely lady..

Kathleen fitzgerald

Such a charming, gracious loving woman ; so grateful to have enjoyed her company and her wonderful family

Penny Hickman

Maurine was a very special lady. She was always friendly and eager to do for others. So glad to have known her for the time that she worked at Rosedale Baptist Church.

Terry Lancaster

A very special cousin and one who will be missed greatly. Never a dull moment while around this lady. She was awesome. Peace to the family.