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Ted Michael Lyon

February 2, 1951 - November 10, 2015

Ted Michael Lyon Ted Michael Lyon, 64, of Nederland passed away Tuesday, November 10, 2015. He was born on February 2, 1951 in Port Arthur, Texas to John B. and Patsy Soares Lyon. He was a lifelong area resident and was an IT Manager with Gulf Coast Machine & Supply for 41 years. Ted loved spending time with his family and relaxing at his lake house on Sam Rayburn. Funeral services will be held...
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E. Duke Thames

August 12, 1939 - November 9, 2015

E. Duke Thames, Sr., 76, of Lumberton, passed away on Monday, November 9, 2015, at St. Elizabeth Hospital. He was born August 12, 1939, in Beaumont, Texas, to L. Duke Thames and Ruth (Patterson) Thames. He was graduated from Lamar University in 1961 with a degree in Chemistry, then worked for B. F. Goodrich/Ameripol-Synpol in Port Neches until his retirement in 2000. Duke was an avid salt...
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Benard Harace McCoy

March 11, 1925 - November 7, 2015

Reverend Benard Harace McCoy, 90, of Port Arthur, Texas died Saturday, November 7, 2015 at SE TX Medical Center, Port Arthur, Texas after being hospitalized for approximately one week. He was born on March 11, 1925 in Lufkin, Texas (at the Rocky Hill Community) to Benard Daniel and Arzelia Russell McCoy. On June 7, 1943, Harace and Archie Myrl Morehead were married in Huntington, Texas. He...
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Jean Leverett

November 5, 1926 - November 7, 2015

Jean Leverett Jean Leverett, 89, of Port Neches, Texas passed away Saturday, November 7, 2015 at her home. She was born on November 5, 1926 in Houston, Texas to Wesley and Loring Rawlingson McKee. Jean was a lifelong area resident and member of First United Methodist Church in Port Neches. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, November 12, 2015 at Levingston Funeral Home in Port...
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Elridge J. Barrilleaux

March 22, 1938 - November 6, 2015

Elridge J. Barrilleaux Elridge J. Barrilleaux, 77, of Port Neches passed away Friday, November 6, 2015 at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont, Texas. He was born on March 22, 1938 in Avery Island, Louisiana to Clarence and Helen Comeaux Barrilleaux. Elridge had lived in Port Neches since 1970 and was a member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church. He was first employed with Southern Tobacco...
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Anne E. Kasper

February 2, 1934 - November 6, 2015

Anne E. Kasper, 81, of Groves, Texas passed away Friday, November 6, 2015. Anne was born at Methodist Hospital in Dallas, Texas on Feb. 2, 1934 to Ralph and Maureene Stovall. She was married to Edward L. Kasper on Dec. 7, 1958 at the First United Methodist Church of Port Neches. Anne was an active member of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church of Port Neches and a member of the Order of the Daughters of...
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Loretta Ann Lee

December 11, 1938 - November 5, 2015

Loretta McCord Lee, 76, of Port Arthur, Texas passed away Thursday, November 5, 2015 at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont, Texas. She was born December 11, 1938 in Port Arthur, Texas to Carl McCord and Mattie Adams McCord. She was a lifelong area resident and a retired waitress. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Ralph McCord. Survivors include her fiancé,...
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Thomas Phillip Robinson

January 4, 1959 - November 1, 2015

Thomas "Phillip" Robinson, 56, of Groves, Texas passed away Sunday, November 1, 2015. Phillip was born January 4, 1959 in Hammond, Indiana to Grady Thomas Robinson and Myrtle Roberts Robinson. He was a lifelong area resident and self-employed carpenter. Survivors include his wife, Cheryl Robinson of Groves; daughter, Shelly Welch and her husband Jeffery of Groves; son, Thomas Cain Robinson of...
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Willetta Ruth Nations

April 2, 1930 - October 31, 2015

Willetta Ruth Nations Willetta Ruth Nations, nee Coughlin, 85, formerly of East St. Louis, IL, and Crystal Beach TX, died Saturday, October 31, 2015 at Jefferson House Nursing Home, Beaumont, TX. Mrs. Nations was born in St. Louis, MO, and lived in East St. Louis, IL and Highland, IN before moving to Texas. She was an active member of Our Lady of Lourdes in Vidor, and later, St. Therese of...
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Richard James Broussard

September 9, 1937 - October 27, 2015

Richard James "J.B." Broussard, 78, of Groves, Texas passed away Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at Gulf Health Care in Port Arthur, Texas. J.B. was born on September 18, 1937 in Gueydan, Louisiana to Bascam Broussard and Emma Guidry Broussard. He was a lifelong area resident and retired owner and operator of Lawson Radiator Shop in Port Arthur. He was a veteran and proudly served in the U. S. Air...
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Clara Joycelyn Nolan

December 9, 1930 - October 24, 2015

Clara J. Nolan, 84, of Groves, Texas passed away Saturday, October 24, 2015 at Lake Arthur Place in Port Arthur. She was born on December 9, 1930 in Port Arthur, Texas to Adam and Alida DeVilliers McBride. Clara was a lifelong area resident and was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. She retired from Texaco as #1 Operator in the Package Division after 34 years of service. Funeral...
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Harry Elkin Gardiner

November 11, 1922 - October 24, 2015

Harry Elkin Gardiner Harry Elkin Gardiner, 92, of Port Neches passed away Saturday, October 24, 2015 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born on November 11, 1922 in Port Arthur, Texas to Henry Eddison Gardiner and Ella Hoot Gardiner. He lived in Port Neches with his wife Joy since 1948. Harry graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School and earned a degree of Bachelor of Science in...
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William Gary Kole, Jr.

September 9, 1939 - October 23, 2015

William Gary Kole, 76, of Fannett, Texas passed away Friday, October 23, 2015 at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont. He was born on September 23, 1939 in Alexandria, Louisiana to William Gary and Essie Dyer Kole. Wlliam was a lifelong area resident and retired truck driver. He is preceded in death by his wife, Peggy McBee Kole. William is survived by his daughter, Margaret Ross and...
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Lylia Rose Coffman

December 24, 1915 - October 23, 2015

Lylia was a resident of Port Arthur for 76 years and taught school in Port Arthur and Port Neches Groves for over 30 years. She was preceded in death by her husband Jess Thomas Coffman who died in 1998 at the age of 92; and her son, Jim Coffman who died in 1978. Survivors include her three sons, Matt Coffman and his wife Linda of Orlando, FL, Jack Coffman and his wife Cathy of Oklahoma City, Ok,...
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Henry Wayne Minton

June 2, 1929 - October 23, 2015

Henry Wayne Minton Henry Wayne Minton, 86, of Port Neches, Texas passed away on Friday, October 23, 2015 at The Oaks in Beaumont. He was born in Center, Texas on June 2, 1929 to Marlon and Mary Minton. Henry was a United States veteran serving during the Korean Conflict. He worked for Pure Oil, later Union 76 for 39 years before his retirement in 1988. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m.,...
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Gaynor Landry

February 18, 1936 - October 21, 2015

Gaynor Landry, 79, of Port Neches, Texas passed away Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at his residence. Gaynor was born February 18, 1936 in Leroy, Louisiana to Mabry Landry and Neomie Broussard Landry. He was a resident of this area for 55 years and a retired Lab Technician at DuPont with 35 years of service. Gaynor was a member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Port Neches and the Port Neches...
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Jimmy Ray Williams

September 15, 1937 - October 20, 2015

Jimmy R. Williams, 78, of Groves, Texas passed away Tuesday, October 20, 2015. Jimmy was born September 15, 1937 in Port Arthur, Texas to Ulysses Ira Williams, Sr. and Nancy Charping Williams. He was a lifelong area resident and retired from the City of Groves as the Drainage Superintendent after 38 years of service. Jimmy was a member of Lake Bayou Hunting Club and proudly served in the U. S....
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Barbara Elaine Hall

January 12, 1944 - October 19, 2015

Barbara Elaine Hall In Loving Memory of a Wonderful Mother, Teacher, and Friend. Barbara Elaine Hall, 71, of Port Neches, Texas died Monday, October 19, 2015 at home surrounded by her loving family. Barbara was born January 12, 1944 in Port Arthur, Texas to Leo Leslie Hall and Virginia Elaine Haas Hall. She was a homemaker, church secretary, school bus driver, Sunday school teacher, and a...
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Ronald William Warner

December 5, 1958 - October 17, 2015

Ronald "Ronny" William Warner Ronald "Ronny" William Warner, 56, of Port Neches, Texas passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Saturday, October 17, 2015 after a courageous three year battle with cancer. Ronny was born December 5, 1958 in Port Arthur, Texas to Richard Eugene Warner and Patricia Thomas Warner. He was a lifelong resident of Port Neches and a retired Shipyard...
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Julius Edmund Theis

October 24, 1923 - October 15, 2015

Julius Edmund Theis 1923 – 2015 Ed made his crossing to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on October 15, 2015. He lived a happy and productive life with his family and friends. Ed was born on October 24, 1923 to Edmund Wilhelm and Lillie Mae Theis of Hull-Daisetta. They had five children, three girls, and two boys. They moved to Port Neches in 1941 after Ed graduated from Hull...
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Robert Leon Williamson

May 4, 1935 - October 15, 2015

Robert Leon Williamson, 80, of Port Arthur, Texas passed away Thursday, October 15, 2015 at Christus Dubuis Hospital. Robert was born May 4, 1935 in Port Arthur, Texas to Charles Edgar Williamson and Eulena Cook Williamson. He was a lifelong Port Arthur resident and member of Grace Church of the Nazarene. Robert was an electrician and retired from Gulf Oil. He was also a member of I.B.E.W. Local...
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Maria Del Refugio Nunez

February 20, 1938 - October 9, 2015

María Del Refugio/"Cuca" Núñez (el 20 de febrero de 1938 – el 9 de octubre de 2015) Maria Nunez falleció el viernes, el 9 de octubre de 2015 en el Medical Center de South East Texas. "Cuca" le nació a Guadalupe y Telésforo Ochoa el 20 de febrero de 1938 en Teocuitatlán de Corona, Jalisco, México. Fue la mayor de su familia de 11...
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Ivy Darel Ploet

December 11, 1922 - October 9, 2015

Ivy Darel Ploet, 92, of Port Arthur, Texas passed away Friday, October 9, 2015 at Cypress Glen Nursing Home. Ivy was born December 11, 1922 in Port Arthur, Texas to Darrel Ploet and Clemine Castille Ploet. He was a lifelong Port Arthur resident and member of The United Methodist Temple. Ivy was a retired firefighter from the City of Port Arthur and was member of Cosmopolitan Lodge #872. He also...
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Loron Ernest Truett

August 11, 1943 - October 8, 2015

Loron Ernest Truett, 72, of Nederland, Texas, passed away on Thursday, October 8, 2015, in Biloxi, Mississippi. He was born in Port Arthur, Texas on August 11, 1943, to the late Robert Truett and Marguerite Haston Truett-Phalen. Loron graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School and attended Lamar College and San Jacinto College. He was a member of Pipefitters Local 195 and was a certified API 510...
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Mary Lucille Hall

February 5, 1930 - October 8, 2015

Mary Lucille Hall, 85, of Port Arthur, Texas passed away Thursday, October 8, 2015 at Baptist Hospital of Southeast Texas in Beaumont, Texas. Mary was born February 5, 1930 in Port Arthur, Texas to Marcel Landry and Agnes Higginbotham Landry. She was a lifelong Port Arthur resident and was a retired beauty consultant with Walgreen Drug Store. She was also a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe...
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George Wren Dupuis

November 14, 1928 - October 7, 2015

George Wren Dupuis was born November 14, 1928 in Port Arthur, Texas to Aldus A. Dupuis and Inez Wren Dupuis. He died October 7, 2015 in Port Neches, Texas. Wren graduated from Thomas Jefferson High and was a graduate of Rice University in mechanical engineering. He was employed by Texaco for 32 years at Port Arthur and Convent, Louisiana. He was a resident of Port Neches and a member of First...
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Nida L. Garrett

June 5, 1931 - October 4, 2015

Nida L. Garrett, 84, of Port Neches, Texas died Sunday, October 4, 2015 in Houston, Texas. Nida was born June 5, 1931 in Port Arthur Texas to Frank and Irene Sheffield. She was a lifelong resident of this area and a member of First United Methodist Church in Port Neches. Funeral services will be held Friday, October 9, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at First United Methodist Church in Port Neches with Dr....
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Robert Mills

February 16, 1943 - October 4, 2015

Robert "Bob" Mills, 72, of Groves, Texas passed away Sunday, October 4, 2015 at the Medical Center of Southeast Texas. Bob was born February 16, 1943 in Port Arthur, Texas to Jesse J. and Theda Mills. He was a lifelong area resident and retired supervisor from DuPont. He was also a U. S. Air Force veteran. He was preceded in death by his wife, Julia Mills. Survivors include two sons, James Mills...
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Yolanda Vasquez

April 5, 1949 - October 1, 2015

Yolanda Vasquez, 66, of Port Arthur, Texas passed away Thursday, October 1, 2015 at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont, Texas. Yolanda was born April 5, 1949 in Managua, Nicaragua to Rafael Mejia and Sofia Vasquez. She was a resident of Port Arthur for 40 years and was a member of Iglesia Apostolica Church. Survivors include her mother, Sofia Vasquez of Nicaragua; two daughters, Maria del Socorro of...
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Catherine Irene Landry

December 22, 1924 - September 30, 2015

Catherine Irene Landry It is with sadness that we announce the passing of our mother, Catherine Landry, 90, long time Port Neches resident, who died Wednesday, September 30, 2015 in San Diego, California. Catherine was born December 22, 1924 in Lake Charles, LA to Rufus Ott and Irene Porter Ott. After graduating from Hotel Dieu Hospital School of Nursing in Beaumont, Texas, she worked as a...
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Rita Carol Howell

September 15, 1935 - September 28, 2015

Rita Carol Howell 9-15-1935 to 9-28-2015 "When a loved one becomes a memory, a memory becomes a treasure. Treasure the memories." Rita Carol Howell, 80, of Port Neches, Texas died Monday, September 28, 2015 at Christus Dubuis Hospital in Beaumont, Texas surrounded by her loving family. Rita was born September 15, 1935 in Port Arthur, Texas to Otis Gulledge and Eunice Yarbrough Gulledge. She...
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David Paul Burris

December 22, 1928 - September 28, 2015

David Paul Burris, 86 of Groves, Texas passed away Monday, September 28, 2015 at Oak Grove Nursing Home. Paul was born December 22, 1928 in Mexia, Texas to Carl S. Burris and Margaret Rebecca Bailey Burris. He was a resident of Groves for 60 years and member of West Groves Church of Christ. David retired from Star Enterprise (Texaco) as an operator and was also a former member of Sons of The...
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Richard Voight

December 29, 1919 - September 28, 2015

Richard "Bill" Voight, 95, of Groves, Texas passed away Monday, September 28, 2015. Bill was born December 29, 1919 in Bessmay, Texas to Richard and Mamie Voight. He was a lifelong area resident and he graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in 1939, and also graduated from Lamar in 1949 with an Engineering degree, and in 1951 from the University of Houston with a B.S. degree. Bill retired...
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Vickie Lynn Finnerty

September 20, 1959 - September 27, 2015

Vickie Lynn Finnerty, 56, of Groves, Texas passed away Sunday, September 27, 2015. Vickie was born September 20, 1959 in Port Arthur, Texas to S. C. Rich and Helen Young Rich. She was a lifelong area resident and homemaker. She was preceded in death by her parents, S. C. and Helen Rich. Survivors include her husband, Edmund Burke Finnerty; three sons, E. B. Finnerty IV of Beaumont, Ryan Lee...
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James W. Thomas

January 20, 1932 - September 27, 2015

James W. "Jim" Thomas, 83, of Port Neches, Texas, passed away on Sunday, September 27, 2015. He was born on January 20, 1932 in Iraan, Texas to William (Bill) Thomas and Jessie Mae Solsbery Thomas (both deceased). He was always proud of being a native Texan! Jim was a United States Army Veteran and a 1958 graduate of Lamar University. Jim Thomas retired from Chevron-Gulf Oil Port Arthur...
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Harry Harry Triebel

October 15, 1937 - September 26, 2015

Harry Triebel, 87, of Groves passed away Saturday, September 26, 2015 at Calder Woods in Beaumont. Harry was born on October 15, 1927 in Flossmoor, Illinois to Oscar Henry Hugo Triebel and Anna Triebel. He was a longtime resident of Groves/Port Arthur. He graduated from the University of Illinois in 1951 with a degree in Chemical Engineering and was employed at Texaco/Star Enterprise, Port...
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Angela M. Mathews

September 16, 1980 - September 23, 2015

Angela Michelle Mathews passed away Thursday September 23rd 2015 at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont. She was born September 16th 1980 to Tracy and Rhonda Webb Mathews in Groves Texas. A lifelong area resident, she had previously attended Lamar University, pursuing a career as an accountant. She had a great passion for animals, and had taken care of many throughout her lifetime. Although she was a...
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Alvin J. Sonnier

August 18, 1931 - September 23, 2015

Alvin J. Sonnier Alvin J. Sonnier, 84, of Groves, Texas passed away Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at his home. He was born on August 18, 1931 in Abbeville, Louisiana to Purvis and Mabel LeBlanc Sonnier. Alvin had lived in this area since 1952 and was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, IBEW Local #390 and the Groves Knights of Columbus #3491. He was a U. S. veteran serving in the Airforce....
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Darrell Douglas Jones

November 28, 1933 - September 17, 2015

Darrell Douglas Jones, 81, of Nederland, Texas died Thursday, September 17, 2015 at The Medical Center of Southeast Texas in Port Arthur, Texas. Darrell was born November 28, 1933 in Nederland, Texas to Jesse Isiah Jones and Zemma Woolley Jones. He was a resident of Nederland, Texas for 74 years and a former resident of Warren, Texas from 1935 to 1941. He was a retired Local 920 Teamster and a...
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Julio Chavez Martinez

September 18, 1947 - September 16, 2015

Julio Chavez Martinez, 67, of Port Arthur, Texas passed away Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at Mid Jefferson Extended Care in Nederland, Texas. Julio was born in Saltillo, Mexico and was resident of Port Arthur for 9 years. He is survived by his wife, Concepcion Chavez of Port Arthur; children, Elizabeth Cravens of Nederland, Obdulia Delgado of Texas City, Lorene Arredondo of Florida, Yolanda...
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Frances Ford

January 21, 1925 - September 14, 2015

Frances Coyle McClain Barrow Ford was born January 21st, 1925 to parents Ida Alma and Alex McClain, in Deemer, Mississippi. She died on Monday, September 14th in Tyler, Texas. She was the youngest of 12 children. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Edward Barrow, and son, Joseph Edward Barrow, Jr., as well as husband, Charles Paul 'Charlie' Ford. She is survived by her son Robin...
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Paul Dickson

March 1, 1959 - September 13, 2015

Paul Dickson, 56, of Port Acres, Texas passed away Sunday, September 13, 2015. Born to Richard Dickson and Earline Guillot Dickson on March 1, 1959, Paul was a live long Port Acres area resident before moving to Houston 8 years ago. He retired as a supervisor from M-Weld after 25 years of service and was a member of Little Flower of Jesus Catholic Church in Port Acres. Paul was preceded in...
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Vernon Harwood Ferguson

October 23, 1930 - September 13, 2015

Vernon Harwood Ferguson passed from this life on September 13, 2015 surrounded by his loving family and friends after a lengthy illness at home in Groves, Texas. Vernon was born on Thursday October 23, 1930 in Fairland, Texas to parents Sam Riley Ferguson, Sr. and Clara Elizabeth Tumlinson Ferguson. Vernon had 5 brothers, Lee David, Deward Riley, Dewey Lyndon, Sam Riley Jr., Larry Riley, and...
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Edsel F. Duhon

September 4, 1926 - September 11, 2015

Edsel F. Duhon, 89, of Port Neches, Texas passed away Friday, September 11, 2015 at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont, Texas. Edsel was born September 4, 1926 in Sour Lake, Texas to Willis Duhon and Clara Hanks Duhon. He was a lifelong area resident. Edsel retired from Texaco Refinery as a head foreman of the Electrical Department after 38 years of service. He was a member and deacon...
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Randy Joseph Constantine

October 15, 1951 - September 8, 2015

Randy Constantine, 63, of Port Neches, Texas passed away Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at the Medical Center of Southeast Texas in Port Arthur. Randy was born October 15, 1951 in Rayne, Louisiana to Vernie J. Constantine and Thelma Baronet Constantine. He was a lifelong area resident and was a retired handyman with 35 years of service. He was preceded in death by his father, and his sister, Ellen...
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James Ebanks Howell

September 20, 1921 - September 4, 2015

James Ebanks Howell passed away at home surrounded by his children on Friday, September 4, 2015. He was best known to most as Howell. Howell was born on September 20, 1921, to Calvin and Ida Ebanks of West Bay, Grand Cayman, B.W.I. He married his devoted and loving wife Marrie Borden Howell of Mount Pleasant, Grand Cayman, B.W.I., in 1949. Howell and Marrie moved to Port Arthur, TX, in 1950...
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Anthony Campise, Jr.

August 6, 1931 - September 3, 2015

Anthony Campise Jr., 84, of Groves passed away on Thursday September 3, 2015 at The Medical Center of Southeast Texas. He was born August 6, 1931 in Port Arthur, Texas to Anthony Campise, Sr. and Opal Miller Campise. Anthony was a lifelong area resident and a member of Ridgewood Baptist Church. He was a retired painter from Gulf Oil after 30 years of service. He was also a Veteran of the...
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Edward Paul Cooper, Jr.

August 22, 1950 - September 2, 2015

Edward Paul Cooper, Jr., 65, of Groves, Texas passed away Wednesday, September 2, 2015. Ed was born August 22, 1950 in Port Arthur, Texas to Edward Paul Cooper, Sr. and Cecile DeKerlegand Cooper. He was a resident of Groves for 54 years and a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. He was an operator and retired from the safety department at Chevron after 45 years of service. He was...
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Beatrice Ainsworth

December 27, 1931 - September 1, 2015

Beatrice "Bea" Ainsworth, 83, of Port Neches, Texas died Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at The Oaks at Beaumont. Bea was born December 27, 1931 in Ada, Oklahoma. She was a lifelong resident of Port Neches and a member of First Baptist Church Port Neches. She retired from Nederland ISD as the Head Custodian at Highland Park Elementary. Funeral services will be held Thursday, September 3, 2015 at...
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Darwin Wood

September 6, 1944 - August 29, 2015

Darwin "Woody" Wood Darwin "Woody" Wood, 70, of Fannett passed away Saturday, August 29, 2015 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont, Texas. He was born on September 6, 1944 in Port Arthur, Texas to Douglas and Georgia Landry Fagg. "Woody" was a lifelong area resident and member of First Baptist Church of Hamshire. He was retired as a boilermaker and welder and was a member of the Boilermaker...
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Gertrude Mason Jacobs

September 30, 1923 - August 25, 2015

Gertrude Mason Jacobs, 91, of Port Neches, Texas died Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at Holland Place in Nederland, Texas. Gertrude was born September 30, 1923 in Port Arthur, Texas to Rudolph Moreau and Bessie Eve Landry Moreau. Gertrude lived in Port Arthur from 1979 to 2005, moved to Louisiana and returned to Port Neches in 2013 to be closer to her daughter, Patty Mason. Gertrude worked for Dr...
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Beve Lovell

April 7, 1923 - August 23, 2015

Beve Lovell, 92, of Groves, Texas passed away Sunday, August 23, 2015 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born on April 7, 1923 in Port Arthur, Texas to Charles and Maude Landry Root. Beve was a lifelong area resident and member of Val Verde Baptist Church. She retired from the U. S. Postal Service as a postal clerk after 34 years of service. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m.,...
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Anna C. Miller

October 15, 1928 - August 21, 2015

Anna C. Miller 86, of Port Acres passed away on August 21, 2015 in Port Arthur Texas. Anna was born in Port Arthur on October 15, 1928 to Carlos Joseph Zumo and Sarah Lipari Zumo. Anna was a Lifelong resident of the Port Arthur area and a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Port Acres. She was a retired salesperson from Walmart with seventeen years of service. Funeral services will be held on...
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James Wilburn Cooper

February 3, 1921 - August 19, 2015

James "Bill" Cooper, 94, of Port Arthur, Texas passed away Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at Methodist St. John Hospital in Friendswood, Texas. James was born February 3, 1921 in Hillsboro, Texas to Augusta and Ella Cooper. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Port Arthur, and the Lakeview Volunteer Fire Department. James worked for Gulf Oil Corporation and retired after 33 ½ years....
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Kearney John LaVergne

October 7, 1928 - August 19, 2015

Kearney John LaVergne, 86, of Groves, Texas passed away Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont, Texas. Kearney was born October 7, 1928 in Morris, Louisiana to Forest LaVergne and Maline Terro LaVergne. He was a resident of Groves for 60 years and member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Kearney retired after 35 years of service with various shipyards as...
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Sylvia Johnson

July 2, 1935 - August 18, 2015

Sylvia Johnson, 80, of Port Neches, Texas passed away Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at The Oaks of Beaumont. Sylvia was born July 2, 1935 in New Orleans, Louisiana to Theodore Maxion and Leslie Williams Maxion. She was a resident of this area for 42 years and retired as a waitress from the Schooner Restaurant. She was also a member of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by her husband, Louis...
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Helen Louise Marioneaux

September 30, 1937 - August 17, 2015

Helen Louise Marioneaux, 77, of Port Neches, Texas died Monday, August 17, 2015 at The Medical Center of Southeast Texas in Port Arthur, Texas. Helen was born September 30, 1937 in Woodville, Texas to Leon Knight and L.C. Mahaffey Knight. She was a homemaker and a member of Central Baptist Church Port Neches. Funeral services will be held Sunday, August 23, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at Levingston...
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Ken Steed

August 19, 1950 - August 13, 2015

A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at Levingston Funeral Home in Port Neches.
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Judith Moore

September 21, 1935 - August 11, 2015

Judy Moore 79, of Galveston Texas passed away August 11, 2015 at her residence. Judy was born September 21, 1935 in Port Arthur Texas to Nick Norris and Davette Sanders Norris. She was a Resident of Galveston for 2 Years and formerly of Groves for 48 years. Judy was a Housewife and a member of the First Baptist Church of Port Arthur. She was preceded in death by her husband Eugene Moore. A...
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Joanne White Schwing

September 9, 1928 - August 10, 2015

Joanne White Schwing Joanne White Schwing, 86, of Port Arthur, Texas passed away Monday, August 10, 2015 at New Hope Manor in Cedar Park. She was born on September 9, 1928 in Port Arthur, Texas to John Milton White and Olive Triggs White. Joanne was a lifelong resident of Port Arthur and active member of the United Methodist Temple. She graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School and earned a...
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E.J. Nini

September 28, 1930 - August 8, 2015

Emile Joseph "E.J." Nini, III Emile Joseph "E.J." Nini, III, 84, of Sabine Pass, Texas passed away Saturday, August 8, 2015 at his home. He was born on September 28, 1930 in Berwick, Louisiana to Emile Joseph Nini, II and Sidonia Blanco Nini. Emile lived in Sabine Pass for 41 years and was a member of Sabine Pass Christian Fellowship Church. He was retired from Eldridge Construction as a general...
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Paulette G. Dubois

April 24, 1921 - August 7, 2015

Paulette Dubois Paulette Dubois, 94, of Port Neches passed away Friday, August 7, 2015 at Cypress Glenn Nursing and Rehabilitation in Port Arthur, Texas. She was born on 24 April 1921 in Montreal, Canada to Adolfe and Blanche Noulard. Paulette enjoyed teaching, playing tennis, snow skiing, travel, walking, reading, and spending time with family. She was an active member of the Catholic Church and...
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Ronald R. Hardin, Sr.

July 8, 1952 - August 5, 2015

Ronald R. Hardin, Sr., 63, of Groves, Texas passed away Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at St. Luke Episcopal Hospital in Houston, Texas. Ronnie was born in Port Arthur, Texas on July 8, 1952 to the late Thomas R. Hardin, Sr. and Margaret Hardin. He was raised in Groves, Texas, and was a dedicated and respected employee of Motiva Enterprises for 44 years before retiring in 2014. He was a loving husband...
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Clifford Ray Gouner

September 19, 1950 - August 3, 2015

Clifford Ray Gouner, 64, of Baton Rouge, LA died Monday, August 3, 2015 at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center in Baton Rouge. Clifford was born September 19, 1950 in Port Arthur, Texas. He was a graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School and Lamar University. Clifford is preceded in death by his parents, Ray and Dorothy Gouner. He is survived by his sisters, Meredith Avilez and husband,...
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Stevie Rae Hergert

August 18, 1998 - August 1, 2015

Stevie Rae Hergert, 16, of Groves, Texas passed away Saturday, August 1, 2015. Stevie was born August 18, 1998 in Beaumont, Texas. She was a lifelong area resident and member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Beaumont. Stevie was a senior at Port Neches-Groves High School and was also employed as a cashier at Groves Market Basket. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Shirley Combest...
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Evelyn Joyce Raiford

September 28, 1924 - August 1, 2015

Evelyn Joyce Bland Raiford, 90, of Sour Lake, Texas passed away Saturday, August 1, 2015 at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont, Texas. Evelyn was born September 28, 1924 in Orange, Texas to Jasper Monroe Bland and Alta Smith Bland. She was a lifelong area resident and member of First United Methodist Church of Port Neches. She graduated from Port Neches-Groves High School and was named Class Queen in...
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Brody Wayne Strother

June 2, 2004 - July 31, 2015

Brody Wayne Strother, 11, of Nederland passed away Friday, July 31, 2015 at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston. Brody was born in Beaumont, Texas on June 2, 2004 to Lonnie Strother and Stephanie Theis. He was a lifelong area resident and attended Highland Park Elementary and was excited about going to the 5th grade. He was very active in all sports. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday,...
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Charles Lindy McBride, Jr.

January 10, 1956 - July 30, 2015

Charles Lindy McBride, Jr., 59, of Port Neches, Texas died Thursday, July 30, 2015 at MD Anderson in Houston, Texas. Charles was born January 10, 1956 in Port Arthur, Texas to Charles Lindy McBride, Sr. and Llewellyn Richardson McBride. He was a Teacher and a lifelong resident of this area. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, August 3, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Elizabeth Catholic...
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Lee Fulton Moore

March 23, 1924 - July 28, 2015

Lee Fulton Moore, a member of the American Institute of Architects, passed away of natural causes at 91 on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at the Rose Place Senior living facility, where he had been residing for the past four years. He was born on March 23, 1924 in Lexington, KY to Albertine and John V. Moore. After graduating from Henry Clay High School in Lexington, Lee attended the University of...
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Joseph Adley Desormeaux

October 9, 1932 - July 27, 2015

Joseph Adley Desormeaux, 82, of LaBelle, Texas died Monday, July 27, 2015 at his residence. Joseph was born October 9, 1932 in Avery Island, Louisiana to Nelson and Lelia Landry Desormeaux. He was a resident of this area since 1956 and a member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church Port Neches. Joseph was a retired Union Carpenter and a US Air Force Veteran. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held...
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Eva Chiasson Navarre

November 15, 1929 - July 26, 2015

Eva Chiasson Navarre Eva Chiasson Navarre, 85, of Dripping Springs, Texas passed away Sunday morning, July 26, 2015 at Hill Country Care, Nursing and Rehabilitation. She was born on November 15, 1929 in Carencro, Louisiana to Nacol and Ida Clavelle Chiasson. Eva lived most of her life in Groves, Texas and was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 2...
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Jeanne Schlegel Elliott

November 5, 1931 - July 25, 2015

Jeanne Schlegel Elliott went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Saturday, July 25, 2015 at the age of 83. She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Charles Elliott; children, Donna Mason of Groves, Nancy Burditt of Austin, Charles Elliott, Jr. and wife Mary of Nederland, and David Elliott of Little Rock, Arkansas. Jeanne was born on November, 5, 1931 in Wagoner, Oklahoma. She...
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Holly Patricia Romine

July 21, 1962 - July 22, 2015

Holly Patricia Romine, 53, of Port Arthur, Texas died Wednesday, July 22, 2015. Holly was born July 21, 1962 in Orange, Texas to Don Richard and Bess Dillon Richard. She was a homemaker and a member of Faith Baptist Temple in Port Neches. Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 25, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at Church on the Rock (Twin City Hwy @ Hwy 69 South) with Reverend Mark Humble officiating...
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Juanita Sullivan

October 10, 1924 - July 19, 2015

Juanita Sullivan, 90, of Port Neches, Texas died Sunday, July 19, 2015 at The Medical Center of Southeast Texas. Juanita was born October 10, 1924 in Mayflower, Arkansas to Joe Miller and Lillie Satterfield Miller. She was a resident of Port Neches for 48 years and a member of First Baptist Church Port Neches. Funeral services will be held Thursday, July 23, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at Levingston...
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Vivian Crow

October 28, 1925 - July 18, 2015

Vivian Crow, 89, of Port Arthur passed away Saturday, July 18, 2015 at the Atrium Medical Center in Stafford, Texas. She was born on October 28, 1925 in Carmona, Texas to Clarence and Lucille Manning Jernigan. Vivian was a lifelong area resident and member of First United Methodist Church in Groves. She was employed as a realtor and also with H&R Block Tax Service. Funeral services will be held...
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Cecile Crochet

January 21, 1919 - July 14, 2015

Cecile "Sue" Crochet Cecile "Sue" Crochet, 96, of Port Arthur passed away Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at Magnolia Manor in Groves, Texas. She was born on January 21, 1919 in Loreauville, Louisiana to Adalbert and Amelie Broussard Crochet. Sue had lived in Port Arthur for over 70 years and was a member of St. James Catholic Church. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, July 18...
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Scott Layne Bonin

January 28, 1974 - July 14, 2015

Scott Layne Bonin, 41, of Port Neches, Texas passed away Tuesday, July 14, 2015. Scott was born January 28, 1974 in Orange, Texas to Russell Wayne Bonin and Deborah Kay Hardin Bonin. He was a lifelong resident of this area and a member of First Baptist Church in Port Neches. Scott had worked in the Finance Department at Cowboy Honda in Beaumont. A Memorial Service will be held Thursday, July...
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Erin P. Johnston

November 29, 1928 - July 14, 2015

Erin P. Johnston, 86, of Groves, Texas passed away Tuesday, July 14, 2015. Erin was born November 29, 1928 in Glenmora, Louisiana to John Clarence Peninger and Ada Cook Peninger. She has been a resident of Groves for 64 years and member of Groves First United Methodist Church. Survivors include her husband, Homer Johnston of Groves; two sons, Barry L. Johnston of Groves and Dick Johnston of New...
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Juanita Okervall

September 5, 1944 - July 11, 2015

Juanita "Nita" Rose Okervall, age 70 lost her long brave battle with cancer on July 11, 2015. She was at her home surrounded by family. Nita was born on September 5, 1944 in Chinook, MT. She was born to Joseph and Irene (LaMere) LaVadore. When she was 3 years old she was adopted by Alfred "Tux" and Lillian Gardipee of Square Butte, MT. She attended school in Geraldine, MT and Fort Benton, MT. ...
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Philip Todd Weatherly

November 27, 1958 - July 5, 2015

Philip Todd Weatherly Philip Todd Weatherly, 56, of Groves, passed away on Sunday, July 5, 2015 at his home. He was born in Port Arthur, the youngest of eight children, to Horace T. and Barbara J. Weatherly. Phil was the proud owner of P&P Rentals and Supply in Groves and was a member of Encounter Church. Phil's life was rich and full, made even richer by his personal relationship with God. His...
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Rae Wilkinson

December 14, 1928 - June 29, 2015

Rae Wilkinson, 86, of Beaumont, Texas passed away, Monday, June 29, 2015. Rae was born on December 14, 1928 in McComb, Mississippi to Julius Felon Cowart and Reta Mae Cowart. She has been an area resident since 1943 and was a founding member of Friendship Baptist Church in Groves. She also held membership in National P.T.A. Organization, and was Past President of Port Neches and Groves...
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Robert Allison Bowling

March 23, 1930 - June 28, 2015

Dr. Robert Allison Bowling, 85, of Fannett, passed away at home surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, June 28, 2015. He was born on March 23, 1930, to Robert Frazier Bowling and Pearl Allison Bowling. Robert, known as Bob, served four years in the Air Force and attended University of Missouri, Kansas State and Lamar University prior to graduating from Kirksville College of Osteopathic...
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Marguerite Truett Phalen

December 28, 1919 - June 26, 2015

Marguerite Truett Phalen 95, of Beaumont passed Friday June 26, 2015 at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont. She was born December 28, 1919 in Leona, TX. To Leslie Haston and Delia Lynch Haston. Marguerite was a resident of Beaumont for twenty years and was formerly of Port Arthur and was a member of the United Methodist Temple were she was a member of the Christian Women's Group and the...
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Robert John Boudoin

April 9, 1932 - June 24, 2015

Robert John "Bobby" Boudoin, was born April 9, 1932 to Elite Decoux and Robert Boudoin in Lafayette, Louisiana. He died peacefully at home with his wife Jackie, of 60 years by his side on June 24, 2015. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in 1952. He entered the Army and served 2 years in the Korean Conflict. He started his career at Texaco and retired after 43 years. He was an active...
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Miranda Dawn Chase

May 25, 1979 - June 21, 2015

Miranda Dawn Chase, 36, of Port Arthur, Texas passed away Sunday, June 21, 2015. Miranda was born May 25, 1979 in Jasper, Texas to Richard Chase and Joy Sims Moore. She was a homemaker and area resident for 16 years and also a member of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Ciara Joy Garcia and step-brother, Chad Sims. Survivors include her fiancé, Greg Cryer of...
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Lee Dwayne Walker

March 25, 1931 - June 21, 2015

Lee Dwayne Walker, 84, of Port Arthur, Texas passed away Sunday, June 21, 2015 at Christus St. Mary Hospital. Lee was born March 25, 1931 in Davenport, Iowa where he spent most of his young life. He proudly served in the U.S. Marine Corps and worked a variety of jobs before relocating to Texas. He was a resident of Jefferson County for over 35 years and retired from Safety Kleen as a vacuum truck...
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Jody L. Cash

June 16, 1937 - June 20, 2015

Jody Cash, 78, of Port Neches, Texas passed away Saturday, June 20, 2015 at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont. She was born on June 16, 1937 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to Gordon Campbell and Naomi Roberts. Jody had lived in this area since 1947 and was retired as Vice President of Greenlawn Memorial Park. Jody loved to read and history subjects were one of her favorites. She was able to travel...
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Charles Jackson Irons, Jr.

May 4, 1970 - June 18, 2015

Charles Jackson Irons, Jr. Charles Jackson Irons, Jr., 45, of Nederland, Texas died Thursday, June 18, 2015 at his residence. Charles was born May 4, 1970 in Beaumont, Texas to Charles Jackson Irons, Sr. and Jackie Stricker Irons. He was a lifelong resident of this area and a Process Operator at DuPont with 7 years of service. Charles was also a member of Fellowship Baptist Church in...
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Kenneth Wayne Lentschke

December 19, 1938 - June 18, 2015

Kenneth Lentschke, 76, of Port Neches, Texas passed away Thursday, June 18, 2015 at the Medical Center of Southeast Texas in Port Arthur. Kenneth was born December 19, 1938 in Houston, Texas to Archie B. Lentschke and Pauline Ginn Lentschke. He was a resident of this area for 60 years and retired from the City of Groves as a street superintendent after 35 years of service. He was also an avid...
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Jimmie Elwin Williamson

August 3, 1933 - June 17, 2015

Jimmie Elwin Williamson, 81, of Port Arthur, Texas passed away Wednesday, June 17, 2015. Jimmie was born August 3, 1933 in Port Arthur, Texas to John Williamson and Loretta Williamson. He was a lifelong area resident, and a self-employed builder and owner of Mid County Office Warehouses. Jimmie proudly served in the U. S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Survivors include his wife, Mary...
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Michael James Elliot

July 16, 1949 - June 16, 2015

Michael James Elliot, passed away at his home on June 16, 2015 in LaBelle, Texas, at the age of 65. He is survived by his mother, Mary Ann Elliot Kenton; his two daughters, Sandra Damisch and Monique Steudtner and her husband Ronny Steudtner of Germany; also his sister, Charlotte Elliot Layne and her husband Bobby Layne of Austin; grandchildren, William Meadow, Christopher Meadow, Ann Katherine...
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Leonard Anthony Palombo

January 24, 1942 - June 16, 2015

Leonard Palombo, 73, of Port Acres, Texas passed away Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont, Texas. Leonard was born January 24, 1942 in Port Arthur, Texas to Chester Joseph Palombo and Leola Chatagnier Palombo. He graduated from Stephen F. Austin High School in 1960. He retired from the US. Army after 20 years of serving our country in Vietnam and many foreign...
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Tony Allen Herring

August 4, 1925 - June 12, 2015

Tony Herring 89, of Port Arthur passed away Friday June 12, 2015 in Port Arthur Texas. Tony was born in Clebit, Oklahoma on August 4, 1925 to Allen Herring and Martha Kincade Herring. He was a resident of Port Arthur for 65 years and a retired Switchman for Kansas City Southern Railroad. Tony was a U.S. Army Veteran of WWII. A visitation will be held on Tuesday June 16, 2015 from 5:00 p.m. to 8...
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Dorothy Burton Williams

November 1, 1935 - June 12, 2015

Dorothy Burton Williams, 79, went peacefully at her home in Santa Fe, Texas on June 12, 2015. Dorothy was born November 1, 1935 in Winston County, Mississippi to Floyd Burton and Mary Miller Burton. She lived a full life and loved gardening, fishing, dancing and Cajun music. Dorothy was an area resident since 1956 and lived in Sabine Pass for 23 years. She will be missed by those who loved and...
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Estanislao de la Rosa

November 5, 1957 - June 11, 2015

Estanislao "Stan" de la Rosa, 57, of Groves, Texas passed away Thursday, June 11, 2015. He was born November 5, 1957 in Port Arthur, Texas to Augustin de la Rosa, Sr. and Aurora Sanchez de la Rosa. Stan was a lifelong area resident and self- employed master plumber. He was a member of American Legion Post 7. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Sylvia de la Rosa; brothers, David and...
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Randall Cloteaux

August 10, 1919 - June 9, 2015

Randall Cloteaux, 95, of Groves, Texas passed away Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at Christus St. Mary Hospital in Port Arthur, Texas. Randall was born August 10, 1919 in Kaplan, Louisiana to Ulysse and Amanda Clostio. He was a resident of Groves for 70 years and a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church since 1946. He was a loving father and grandfather. Randall retired in 1981 as a Fire &...
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James Lee Rogers

March 5, 1943 - June 8, 2015

James Lee Rogers, 72, of Port Arthur, Texas passed away with his canine companion "Baby Girl" Leia, on Monday, June 8, 2015. James was born on March 5, 1943 in Port Arthur, Texas to Severin Johnson Rogers and Eunice Gondron Rogers. He was a 1961 graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School and retired operator. James was a veteran and proudly served in the U. S. Army. He was preceded in death by his...
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H. Allen Smith

January 9, 1927 - June 8, 2015

H. Allen "Bo" Smith, 88, died on Monday, June 8, 2015, at his residence. He was born on January 9, 1927, in Port Neches, to Masil Houghton Smith and Jack Smith, and was a lifelong resident of the area. Bo served in World War II and the Korean War. He was a shift supervisor at Jefferson Chemical (Texaco) from which he retired in 1986. His hobbies were Indian motorcycles, squirrel hunting,...
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Jose Angel Pulido, Sr.

November 1, 1964 - June 7, 2015

José Angel Pulido, Sr., 50, of Port Arthur, Texas passed away Sunday, June 7, 2015. José was born on November 1, 1964 in Cotija De La Paz, Michoacan, Mexico to Pedro Pulido and Teresa Herrera Pulido. He was a resident of Port Arthur for 22 years and was employed as an insulator for Turner Construction. José was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. Survivors include his...
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Richard Paul Boudreaux

October 20, 1944 - June 5, 2015

Richard Paul Boudreaux, 70, of Port Arthur, Texas passed away Friday, June 5, 2015. Richard was born October 20, 1944 in Thibodaux, Louisiana to Alfred and Eveline Boudreaux. He was a Port Arthur area resident for 34 years and retired as a builder of firefighting equipment from Magnum. He proudly served in the U.S. Army Reserve. Survivors include his wife of 33 years, Becky Boudreaux of Port...
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