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“I am so sorry for your loss. My condolences to the family. I was very honored to take care of the service. ”
1 of 10 | Posted by: Cassie Sandoval - Groves, TX

“We are so sorry for your loss, please know you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. May God wrap you in His love and peace. Greg & Tenna...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Greg & Tenna Walker - Bridge City, TX

“My thoughts and prayers are with the entire family during this time of loss. ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: Karen Collier - Bridge City, TX

“Donna, Ginger and I are so sad to hear about your Dad. I know he will be dearly missed. John & Ginger Ardoin ”
4 of 10 | Posted by: John Ardoin - Port Neches, TX

“Uncle Norwood - your kindness and always smiling face will be greatly missed. Heaven is brighter now with your shining star included. May you be...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Risa McKay - Mauriceville, TX

“Mona,our thoughts and prayers are with you, Darrell and your loving family. ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: Bert and Carol Stevenson - KS

“Deepest sympathy for your loss. Erin is my daughter-in-law and from the way she talks about her Grandfather I know he had a long and amazing life and...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Midge White - Starks, LA

“So sorry for your loss. My prayers and thoughts are with the family. May God bring peace and comfort to your family. ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: Tonie Thompson - Groves, TX

“Donna you have my deepest sympathy. I will be out of town and will not be able to attend. Luv ya Coy ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: Coy Petteway - beaumont, TX

“I wish condolences to all my cousins. Uncle Norwood was a strong, gentle man. He is now with his beloved wife, parents, brothers, sister, Jimmy,...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Jeff Darby - Nederland, TX


James Norwood "Latch" Latiolais, 94, formerly of Groves, Texas died Monday, February 10, 2014. Norwood was born October 19, 1919 in Sulphur, Louisiana to Alexandre Latiolais and Ella Matte Latiolais. He was a resident of this area since 1923 and a retired Pipefitter/Welder at Arco with 30 years of service and a member of Pipefitters Local #195. He was a member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Port Neches and a charter member of Groves Knights of Columbus #3491. He was also a WWII US Army Veteran. Norwood was preceded in death by his wife, Ethel D. Latiolais, son, James N. Latiolais, Jr. sister, Edith Latiolais, brothers, Emery Latiolais and Andrew Latiolais. Surviving relatives include his daughters, Mona Rae Fletcher and husband Darrell of Groves, Texas and Donna Sue Latiolais and husband Huey of Bridge City, Texas; sons, Denny Latiolais and wife Merri of Bridge City, Texas; Tim Latiolais and wife Lynn of Bridge City, Texas; daughter-in-law, Connie Latiolais of Groves, Texas; 22 grandchildren and 35 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, February 14, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church with Reverend Monsignor Bennie Patillo officiating. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park. Visitation for family and friends will be held Thursday, February 13, 2014 from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. with a Rosary Service to begin at 7:00 p.m. recited by Reverend Steve Leger at Levingston Funeral Home in Port Neches.

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