Terri Gwen Hecht

December 11, 1958 - April 15, 2021

Terri Gwen Hecht, 62, of Lumberton, passed away on Thursday, April 15, 2021, in Beaumont. She was born on December 11, 1958, in Orange, to Ruth Roy Wolfe and Willie Wolfe, Jr.

Terri retired from Baptist Hospital’s Informational Technology Department and worked for Gulf States Utilities Informational Technology Department. She previously dispatched for Lamar Police Department, Beaumont Police Department, and Orange Sheriff Office. While dispatching she earned her degree in Computer Science from Lamar University.

Terri loved living life to the fullest and had a giving heart. She loved to shop, just ask anyone who knew her. She was always ready for a road trip, vacation, or dinner with the girls in the family. Her favorite vacation was to the Grand Cayman Islands with her sister, sister-in-law, nieces, and dear friend, Kim Duhon.

Terri deeply loved her family, grandchildren, and extend family. She cherished her time with her grandchildren, spending one on one time with them doing crafts and whatever they wanted to do.

Terri was strong in her faith and loved worshipping Jesus. Terri as a member of First Assembly of God Church in Silsbee.

She is survived by her husband of thirty-one years, the love of her life, Jerry Hecht, Sr.; son, by marriage, Jerry Hecht, Jr. and wife, Toni Lynn and son, Chase Hecht and wife, Crystal, all of Lumberton; sister, Jean Dugas of Bridge City; brother, Steven Wolfe and wife, Rebecca, of Little Cypress; grandchildren, Caden Hecht, Bella Rose Hecht, Marie Andrews, Ariel Andrews, Hailey Lynn Harrison, Nicole Harrison, Gracealyn Janae Harrison, and Willow; along with many nieces, great-nieces, great-great-nieces, nephews, great-nephews, and great-great-nephews; and many dear friends.

Terri was preceded in death by her parents, Ruth and Willie Wolfe, Jr.; brother, James Curtis Wolfe; grandparents, Claudia and Willie Wolfe, Sr. and Orelia and Lawrence Roy.

A gathering of Mrs. Hecht’s family and friends will begin at 12:00 p.m., with her funeral service at 2:00 p.m., Friday, April 23, 2021, at First Assembly of God, 950 Highway 96 South, Silsbee, under the direction of Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee. Her interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Beaumont.

Pallbearers will be her nephews, Stephen Hightower, Aaron Dugas, Colby Nelms, Jerrod Dugas, and Zane and Kane Peveto. Honorary pallbearers will be her nephews, Scotty Hallman and Adam Denison.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Multiple Sclerosis, 706 Haddonfield Road, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002.

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Memorial Contributions

Memorial Contributions
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Forest Lawn Memorial Park

Forest Lawn Memorial Park
  • 4955 pine st beaumont tx 77703

Funeral Service

Funeral Service
  • 950 Highway 96 South, Silsbee, Texas
  • 04/23/2021
  • 2:00 pm

Gathering of Family and Friends

Gathering of Family and Friends
  • 950 Highway 96 South, Silsbee, Texas
  • 04/23/2021
  • 8:31 am

Broussard's Mortuary - Silsbee, TX

Broussard's Mortuary - Silsbee, TX
  • 490 cemetery road silsbee tx 77656

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Linda Kelley Bridges

Terri and I have been friends for a long time. My heart breaks to lose her. Jerry my heart and prayers are with you and your family. Terri was such a sweet lady.

Pat Franklin

I am so sorry for Terri and her family. I have been friends with Terri for about 30 years, off and on. She was always full of faith and kindness. She will be sorely missed. Prayers for her family as they will need them.

Gerald Furry

I am very sorry for Terri's leaving us way to early. I was a guard at the Gulf States building on pine street in the early 90's and saw her and others daily as they came in the building. She worked with Phil Brannan and others there on the twelfth floor. SHe interacted with everyone and was a joy to be around.

Kenneth Brown

Jerry, sorry to hear of Terri's passing. Will be praying for you and the family. She will be missed by the old BPD crew!

Randy Stevens

Jerry, sorry for your loss. You’re in my thoughts.

Loli & Bill Fratus

Jerry we're so sorry for your loss. Every time she stopped at our office I was always laughing when we told stories. Stay well my friend.

Susan Snider Russell

Terri we had so many memories together in the 80's, my heart is so broken. I'm praying for Jerry, Chase and your family. You were such a joy to be around. You're at peace with our Savior, I'll see you again my friend.

Jennifer Buckley

Jerry, Chase and family, I am so sorry for your loss! Terri was such a sweet lady and I have such fond memories of her! I will be praying for you all! Jennifer

Don & Syble Jeffcoat

Jerry and family, I am so sorry for your loss. I met Terri when I volunteered in IT at the hospital. We became immediate friends. I recognized her as a sweet, kind Christian woman, a good wife, mother and friend. When she told me about her medical issues, I prayed fervently for her. She was a fighter. Now that her fight is over, she is at peace. I will miss her. Sending prayers of comfort to you and all your family. Rest in peace, Terri, my friend.

Jack Reeves

Godspeed Terri; You brightened the lives of so many people and I will never forget you. I am quite certain that you saved my life more than once and I know that Heaven has a special place for people like you who serve their communities so humbly and with such joy. You and your family will be in my prayers daily. Rest in Peace Ma'am.