Ramona Brunet Dearing

July 22, 1956 - August 14, 2020

Ramona Brunet Dearing, 64, of Baytown, died Friday, August 14, 2020. She was born on July 22, 1956, to Odile Thibodeaux Brunet and Charles Brunet, in Anahuac, Texas.

Ramona was raised in Winnie, Texas. She studied Business Administration at Lamar University. It was at Lamar University that she met her husband Tom Dearing and made lifelong friends through the “Techsans” and “Cards” campus spirit organizations. Ramona remained involved as a Lamar University Alumni throughout her life.

Ramona spent the last 28 years in Mont Belvieu, TX and taught Business Computer Information Systems as well as several other electives at Barbers Hill ISD and Anahuac ISD. Ramona retired from Anahuac ISD in 2017. In her retirement, Ramona joined Delta Kappa Gamma, an international society for women educators. 

Ramona was known as being incredibly sweet and kind, she knew how to make people feel loved and valued. She was an extraordinary listener and truly made you feel cared for. Ramona always “showed up” for family and friends, she attended every game, event, and grand moment in the lives of those she cared for. In her spare time, Ramona loved spending quality time with family and friends, traveling the world with her husband, reading mystery novels, and shopping. 

Survivors include her spouse, Thomas Henry Dearing; son, Jonathan Dearing and his wife, Jessica Dearing; daughter, Andrea Elenz and her husband, Cody Elenz; goddaughter and niece, Jana Brunet; brother and sister-in-law, Robert Nicks and Debbie Nicks; sister-in-law, Bonnie Baillio; niece, Bridget Neal; and nephews, Jason Nicks and Kirk Brunet.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Charlie Brunet and Odile Thibodeaux; sister, Phyllis Ardoin, and brother, Michael Brunet.

A gathering of Mrs. Dearing’s family and friends will begin at 12:00 p.m., with a Rosary recited at 12:30 p.m., Saturday, August 22, 2020, at St. Louis Catholic Church, 315 Buccaneer Drive, Winnie. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, August 22, 2020, at St. Louis Catholic Church, with her interment to follow at Fairview Cemetery, Winnie. 

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Fairview Cemetery

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Mass of Christian Burial

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Gathering of Family and Friends

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  • 08/22/2020
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Jerrie Walton Hebert

So very sad to here of Monas passing. I went to school with Mona and always thought she was the sweetest person. RIP sweet lady.

Theresa Thomison

My sincere condolences the family. Hugs and prayers. Love y'all, cousin Theresa

Jeanette Weekly

My Sincere Condolences to the Family of Ramona Dearing. She and I were classmates at East Chambers. She was loved by many and will be missed by many. Fly High Sweet Angel!

Nancy and Chris Elenz

Our deepest sympathies go out to Andrea and her family. My God give you the peace that you seek. We are sending love, hugs and prayers to the Dearing family❤️

Phyllis Chandler

i miss you.

Donna Standley

So shocked and extremely saddened about the death of former colleague and Kappa Chi sister. Rest In Peace, Ramona

Jackelyn Ferrer-Perez and family

Words can't possibly express the heaviness in my heart after learning of your mother's passing. My thoughts are with you and I pray that peace finds you today and always. May she rest in eternal love.

Julie Seaton

Blessed to call this special lady my friend for 20 years! We had fun teaching together, laughing, and hanging out. May God spread His arms of comfort around Jonathan, Andrea, Tom, and the whole familY.

Lois Cuniff Griffiths

Mona had the sweetest soul and kindest heart! I went to school with her and respected her. My deepest condolences to family and friends. Heaven has a sweet angel!

Lauren Marchese

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. We are so sorry for your loss.

Caroline Browder

Romona was a dear sweet friend, we attended Holy Trinity back in the day. We spent many hours with our children in CCE. She will be dearly missed and please accept my deepest condolences. May she Rest In Peace and in Paradise. Her family is also in my prayers . ??❤️??

Carla Woodyard

So sorry for the family’s loss. Keeping you all in my prayers. RIP Mona

Betty G. Peebles

You are all in my thoughts and prayers. You will be missed, Ramona.

David and Cindy Day

Oh my sweet cousin you will so be missed. Prayers for you family

Robert and Millie Koonce

Please accept our condolences in the loss of your sweet Ramona. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.

Kerri Dauzat

I am so truly sorry for your loss. I always enjoyed visiting with Ramona. I’m praying for each of you.

Kathrine White

I am so, so very sorry to hear this!! Mona was always the sweetest person! My deepest condolences!! Prayers for your family!!

Jane Neu Thibodeaux

May you Rest In Peace Mona, my prayers are with the family of this beautiful lady.

Gail Loftin

So very sorry to hear about Mona. She and I were classmates at East Chambers and then we were in the same dorm at Lamar.. Rest In Peace sweet friend.

Anita Turner

So sorry for your loss. Romona was a great lad.y. I enjoyed working with her

Melynda Collins

What a sweet lady and friend. I worked with Ramona at Barbers Hill High School and enjoyed working with her. Much love and prayers to her family at this very difficult time.

Concetta and Malcolm Rollins

Mona was such a sweet person. I went to school abd church with her ans she was always so kind to everyone. This is such a great liss. Our condolences to all the family.

Gina Harvey

Such a special lady!! Gone way too soon. Andrea and Jonathan, please know your mother adored you and lived her life with her family’s best interests at the forefront of her life. She will be missed!! May you find peace knowing you have the most precious angel watching over you. Praying for you all.


My sincerest condolences to the Dearing family. Especially Tommy. Can't imagine the grief he will gave to endure when he's awake & alert. My heart aches for all of the family. Will keep all in my thoughts & prayers. ✝ ❤

Jerry Kurtz

My Prayers and Condolences to the Dearing families for the loss of a soulmate, mother and a Beloved family member. Rest in Peace Romona. May God Grace of loving memories be always in your families hearts

Ellis Pellerin

Just heard and so sorry for the passing of Mona Dearing and just want to express my sympathy with comforting prayers for Tommy and family.

Glenda Emenhiser

So sorry. Condolences to the family.. they were special folks.