Rebecca Jane Rabalais

July 12, 1946 - May 10, 2020

Rebecca Jane Rabalais, 73, of Beaumont, went to be with God Sunday, May 10, 2020. She was born on July 12, 1946, to Effie Darbonne Guillory and Tillis Guillory, in Deridder, Louisiana. Rebecca had a passion for teaching and enjoyed being creative with arts and crafts and stamping. She was a member of the Red Hats Group. Everyone enjoyed Rebecca cooking her special gumbos and pies. Her family was very special to her. She has touched many lives with her gentle spirit.

Survivors include her daughter, Eva Marie Rabalais of Beaumont; sisters, JoAnn Crossno and her husband, Champ of Shreveport, Louisiana; Karen Mayeux and her husband, Johnny, of Beaumont; grandchildren, Lillian Atwood of Austin; Juliet Schaeffer, Benjamin Squires, Charlotte Squires, and Magnus Townsend, all of Beaumont; and Caroline Rabalais of Houston; and nephews and nieces, Randy Guillory and his wife, Barbara, of Mandeville, Louisiana; Deidre Remington of Bellville; and Amy Trench and her husband, Jeff, of San Antonio.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Tillis and Effie Guillory; husband, John Wayne Rabalais; and son, Dennis Wayne Rabalais.

A gathering of Mrs. Rabalais family and friends will begin at 10:00 a.m., with her funeral service to follow at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, May 14, 2020, at Wesley United Methodist Church, 3810 North Major Drive, Beaumont. Her interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Beaumont, under the direction of Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 700 North Street, Suite M, Beaumont, Texas 77701; American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 42040 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73123; or The Siegel Rare Neuroimmune Association (formerly the Transverse Myelitis Association) P.O. Box 826962 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19182-6962.

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Forest Lawn Memorial Park

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  • 05/14/2020
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Gathering of Family and Friends

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Kathleen Richings

Deepest condolences to Ms. Becki’s family at this most difficult time. She was such a beautiful, strong and courageous woman who left traces of love with everyone she met. Heaven definitely gained a precious angel with her. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Karen Sanders

Becki was such a good friend to our family during our time in Beaumont. She was an incredible woman, teacher, and friend. She will be dearly missed.

Janis Prestridge

Becki was so loved. She will be missed by all that knew her.

Shirley Loeffler

Becki was an inspiration to all who had the pleasure of knowing her. Such an amazing lady! She will be missed greatly . God is receiving a beautiful angel!. Thoughts and prayers to the family.

Claudia Thomas

Karen, My prayers are with you at this time. You shared so much about your sister and her health with us. She has fought a courageous battle, You were a very caring sister. May Jesus and your precious memories be with you to bring you peace and comfort. Our Love.- Claudia Thomas

Nancy Bazar

Deepest sympathy to Becki's family. What a sweet, sweet friend and a brave woman that we will never forget.

Eileen Slater

Rebecca, you were the most positive, uplifting person I know. You truly made a difference to everyone you met. Your spirit, smile and laugh will be missed by many! Rest In Peace!