Melanee Jean Stults

September 21, 1955 - September 25, 2021

Melanee Jean Stults, 66, of Silsbee, died Saturday, September 25, 2021.  She was born on September 21, 1955, in Silsbee, to Billie Jean Spurlock Gibson and Vernice Edmond Gibson.

Survivors include her husband, Ricky Stults; mother, Billie Gibson; children, Christopher Smith and his wife, Sara, of Underwood, North Dakota; Laurie Bowles and her husband, Walter and Jeremy Childers and his wife, Theresa, all of Silsbee; Daren Stults and his wife, Victoria, of Wheatland, California; Nichole Stults of Silsbee; and Ryan Stults of Sacramento, California; grandchildren, Jordyn Smith, Ali Bowles, Chloe Bowles, Ashtyn Smith, Melia Stults, Isaiah Stults, Abigail Stults, Alicia Stults, Dawson Smith, Peyton Rollings, Addison Stults, Hope Stults, Olivia Childers, Christan Stults, Devin Stults, and Noah Stults; siblings, Johnny Lee Gibson and his wife, Pat, of Kingston, Tennessee; Jerry Gibson of Silsbee; Janice Thompson of Seymour, Tennessee; James Gibson and his wife, Janice, of Kountze; and Stanley Gibson and his wife, Gaylynn, of Silsbee; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.  She is preceded in death by her father, Vernice (Pee Wee) Gibson.

A gathering of Melanee’s family and friends will be 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Thursday, September 30, 2021, at First Pentecostal Church, 1420 North 5th Street, Silsbee.  Her funeral service will be 10:00 a.m., Friday, October 1, 2021, at the church, with her interment to follow at Franks Branch Cemetery, Fred, under the direction of Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee.

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Download Program

Gathering of Family and Friends

First Pentecostal Church of Silsbee
  • 1420, N 5th St, Silsbee, TX, 77656,
  • September 30, 2021
  • 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Funeral Service

First Pentecostal Church of Silsbee
  • 1420, N 5th St, Silsbee, TX, 77656,
  • October 1, 2021
  • 10:00 am


Franks Branch Cemetery
  • , , Fred, TX, 77616,
  • October 1, 2021

Comments (8)

    Crystal Burnett says:

    Awww I am saddened to see this. She was one of the sweetest ladies I knew. We worked together at Walmart 18 years ago and I was pregnant with my first kiddo, she was one of my first friends I made there. I can rememer her family being her pride and joy. Praying for her family. She will be missed ❤

    Cindy Cobb says:

    Just hearing about Melanee’s passing. I am in shock. She was the sweetest lady and will be missed so much. Praying for you Ricky for peace and comfort that only God can give.❤️

    Donna Summers says:

    Prayers for her family and friends. She was a special lady and I am lucky to have known her.

    Silton Bergeron says:

    Such a precious person, but I guess God wanted another rose 🌹.
    Praying for you Brother Rick.

    Jennifer Fallwell says:

    I sure am going to miss my friend! I loved her so much.

    Shirley Cook says:

    We will meet again. Praying for this special family.

    Marty mcneel Bingham says:

    Rick my heart hurts so bad to hear of Mels passing. I wish i could be there but i live in Oregon now. But you and the rest of the family are in my prayers. You take care of yourself.

    Donna Grice says:

    My heart goes out to this special family. Jean was instrumental in getting me in touch with my sister, IRENE GIBSON KITCHENS, didn’t realize I had a sister. . So thankful for the time we had together with Jean and Rick. Precious memories. Thoughts and prayers.

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