Peggy Martin Derouen

September 29, 1937 - January 13, 2020

Peggy Martin Derouen, 82, of Beaumont, died Monday, January 13, 2020. She was born on September 29, 1937, in Sulphur, Louisiana, to Alte Mae Ardoin and Ozman Martin. Peggy was an active volunteer at Christus Hospital – St. Elizabeth. 

Survivors include her husband of sixty-three years, Purvis Derouen; sons, Mark Derouen and his wife, Tina; Royce Derouen and his wife, Cathey; and Scott Derouen and his wife, Kim; grandchildren, Josh Derouen and his wife, Allie; Cameron Derouen; Colton Derouen; Gabby Derouen; Andrew Derouen; Jennifer Freeman her husband, Kurt; and Joli Derouen; great-grandchildren, Jackson Derouen; Micah Freeman, and Judson Freeman; sisters, Nell Jean Currie and Anna Rae Granger; and numerous nieces and nephews. 

She was preceded in death by her parents. 

Memorial contributions for Mrs. Derouen may be made to Some Other Place, P.O. Box 0843, Beaumont Texas 77704.

A gathering of Mrs. Derouen’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., with her Rosary recited at 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 15, 2020, at Broussard’s, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, January 16, 2020, at St. Anthony Cathedral Basilica, 700 Jefferson Street, Beaumont. Her ennichement will be held at Houston National Cemetery, Houston at a later date. 


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Loretta Pylant

I am so sorry for your loss .I will be praying for your family

Lois Thompson

Scott please know that you and your family have my deepest and heartfelt condolences. Psalms 30:5 says 'Weeping may endure for the night, but joy comes in the morning '

Cheryl McGarrahan

I am so sorry for your loss. I pray for God to give all of you peace & strength to sustain you during this sad time.

Judy Goates

Didn't have the pleasure to meet her, but knowing her son Scott, and what a special person he is I know she was a special lady. I am so sorry for her families loss. My prayers are with them all.

Ray & Shelly LeBlanc

Our deepest sympathy , love , and prayers .

Jim and Jamie Horning

God has another angel in heaven! Jim and I are blessed that Peggy was our pew partner at church. Peggy was always smiling and had kind words after mass. Jim and I are praying for your family.

Cliff Newman

May she Rest in Peace in the arms of our Lord. She will be greatly missed. Our condolences to her family.

Jack Langston

Purvis, Mark , and family, I'm so very sorry for your loss and praying our Lord and savior will show your family grace.

Vernice Massey

I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers and thoughts will be with your family! She was a very special lady!

Karen Knowlton

My condolences !!

Lois and Jerry Smith

Peggy was such a sweet, sweet lady and always, always had that beautiful smile! She will be greatly missed not only by her loving family but by her many friends as well. Our loving thoughts and prayers are with you, Purvis, and your family. We love you.. Eternal Rest Grant Unto Peggy O Lord, and Let Perpetual Light Shine Upon Her. May She Rest in Peace. Amen

Tonya Sims

Royce, I'm very sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

Ronnie and Sherry Adams

Purvis, Ronnie and I are so sorry to hear of your loss. I am sorry that we never got to really know her. With her illness, I only got to speak to her twice. Ronnie wanted to go to the memorial , but I am his driver and I am in New Braunfels with my brother. The doctor had to redo his shoulder replacement. Ronnie and I send our prayers to you and your family.

J Peavy

Royce & family, I am so sorry for your loss. She was quite a lady.

Carol L Gobert

God Bless You All. I'm so sorry for your lost. I will continue to keep your family lifted in Prayer.