Our Obituaries

Henrietta Jimenez Solis

March 3, 1932 - January 28, 2018

Henrietta J. Solis, 85, of Groves died, Sunday January 28, 2018 in Beaumont, TX. A native of Port Arthur and life long resident of Groves, Mrs. Solis was a 1951 graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School and Port Arthur Business College. She was formerly employed at Texas US Rubber. Mrs. Solis was a member of ST. Peter's/Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. She was a member of the ACTS Society...
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Meo Thi Nguyen

July 17, 1927 - January 28, 2018


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Alice C. Broussard

September 28, 1923 - January 27, 2018

Alice Broussard, 94, of Port Arthur, Texas passed away Saturday, January 27, 2018, at Holland Place Senior Living in Nederland. Alice was born September 28, 1923, in Opelousas, Louisiana to Anthony and Theresa Terracina. Ms. Alice was caring and loving and enjoyed visiting with her neighbors. Alice and her husband were successful, hardworking business owners; owning several business. Alice was...
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Walter Gabriel Boudreaux

December 14, 1933 - January 26, 2018


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Duoc Van Tran

November 4, 1932 - January 26, 2018

Duoc Van Tran, 87, of Port Arthur, Texas, passed away on January 26, 2018, peacefully in his sleep surrounded by his loving family.A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:00 a.m., Saturday, February 3, 2018, at Queen of Vietnam Catholic Church in Port Arthur, Texas. Visitations will be held between the hours of 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 31, 2018, and Friday, February 2...
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Dorothy Mier Toups

August 23, 1931 - January 26, 2018

Dorothy Mier Toups, 86, of Lumberton returned to her heavenly home on January 26, 2018 after a valiant battle with a long term illness. Her devotion to her family and her firm belief in God supported her in her struggle and ultimately gave her peace. Dorothy was born August 23, 1931 in Gueydan, Louisiana to the late Jenus and Zulmae Mier. She was married to Robert G. Toups, Jr. on January 29,...
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Jose Lalo Pompas Leal

May 26, 1989 - January 25, 2018


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Henry Nguyen

November 6, 1960 - January 22, 2018


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Willis Joseph Romero

August 6, 1941 - January 19, 2018

Willis Joe Romero , age 76, of Hemphill, Texas passed away on Friday, January 19, 2018. Joe was born August 6, 1941 in Port Arthur. Joe was a Protestant and a 1958 graduate of PNG High School. He attended Lamar University and was a retired Production Supervisor with Bayer Chemical. He was a Bladesmith.Joe enjoyed hunting and fishing and spending time with his family and grandchildren. A burial...
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James Milton Brabham

December 16, 1929 - January 15, 2018

James Milton Brabham, age 88, of Bridge City, Texas passed away on Monday January 15, 2018. James was born December 16, 1929. A native of Port Arthur, Mr. Brabham served his country in the US Army and retired as a wielding inspector from Gulf Oil. He was raised a Protestant.Mr. Barbham is survived by his son, Kirk Milton Brabham of Bridge City and two daughters, Tana Mears and Jamie Brabham both...
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Chien Van Nguyen

January 31, 1961 - January 14, 2018

Chien Van Nguyen, 56, of Port Arthur, Texas was called home to the Lord on January 14, 2018, at Beaumont Nursing and Rehabilitation surrounded by his loving wife of 30+ years and 3 beautiful daughters.He enjoyed the most in life from working at dusk til dawn to relaxing family vacations. He was a man that was bound to keep a smile on your face when around, it was never a dull moment with him. To...
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Ban Van Tran

June 15, 1933 - January 9, 2018

Ban Tran of Port Arthur, Texas peacefully passed away surrounded by family on Tuesday, January 9, 2018. Mr. Tran devoted his life to God, his wife, Rose Mary Le, and six children. Survivors include sons, Tony Tran, and wife, Rachel; Victor Tran, and wife, Snow; Peter Tran, and wife, Thuy; Paul Tran, and wife, Carina; and Philip Tran; and daughter, Lam Tran. Mr. Tran also leaves behind seven...
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Peter J. LeBlanc

December 31, 1938 - December 24, 2017

Peter Jimmie LeBlanc, 78, of Groves, died Sunday, December 24, 2017, at his home, with his loving wife by his side. A native of Port Arthur, Mr. LeBlanc was a retired welder from Ameripol Synpol, formerly known as B. F. Goodrich. He was a member of the Church of Christ, and an avid Dallas Cowboys fan. Mr. LeBlanc enjoyed spending time outside, traveling, and in the past, loved to fish and hunt...
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Charles E. Beavens

September 3, 1964 - December 23, 2017

Charles E. Beavens, 53, of Orange, died Saturday, December 23, 2017, in Orange. A native and lifelong resident of Port Arthur, Charles was a member of the Church of Christ. He enjoyed pursuing a career of education and listening to music. He was a servant to others.Charles was survived by his parents, Richard & Beverly Jean Beavens and his sister, Marla K. Beavens all of Orange.The family will...
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John Joseph Borel

January 28, 1948 - December 19, 2017

John "Johnny" Joseph Borel, 69, of Port Arthur, Texas passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, December 19, 2017, at St. Joseph Hospital in Houston. Johnny was born January 28, 1948, in Port Arthur, Texas to the late Alton James Borel, Sr. and Mary Alice Durand Borel. He lived in St. Paul, Minnesota until 2015, when he moved to Port Arthur. He attended St. James Catholic Church until the 8th grade and...
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Katheryn L. Mevers

December 21, 1945 - December 17, 2017

Katheryn Louise "Kathy" Mevers, 71, of Port Arthur, passed away peacefully Sunday, December 17, 2017, at The Medical Resort of Bay Area, in Pasadena, Texas, after an extended illness. Katheryn was born December 21, 1945, in Jasper, Texas. Kathy looked forward to attending her French HS Alumni events, Thursday night outings at Larry's French Market, on-line shopping, sewing, and talking for hours...
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Marjorie Chretien Wanzel

December 3, 1922 - December 16, 2017

Marjorie Chretien Wanzel, 95, of Port Arthur, Texas, since 1930, passed away Saturday, December 16, 2017, at Pinehurst Nursing Home in Orange. Marjorie was born December 3, 1922, in Houston, Texas to the late John Hamilton Chretien and Anna White Pointer. She was a sweet, happy, and caring lady. After retiring from Dryden's in the shipping and receiving department, she enjoyed traveling. She was...
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James Bryant

November 8, 1940 - December 12, 2017

James "Bo" Bryant, Jr., 77. of Port Arthur, passed away Tuesday, December 12, 2017, at The Medical Center of Southeast Texas. James was born November 8, 1940, in Port Arthur, Texas to James Curly Bryant, Sr. and Helen Leviege Williams. Mr. Bryant served in the United States Navy as a machinist and retired from Sabine Offshore Services as an operator. James had a passion for working on cars and...
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Miguel Angel Ortiz,

March 12, 1967 - December 11, 2017

Miguel Angel Ortiz, Jr., 50, of Port Arthur, passed away Monday, December 11, 2017, in Port Arthur. Miguel was born March 12, 1967, in Nicaragua to Miguel Angel Ortiz, Sr. and Maria Irma Morales Ortiz. Miguel was quiet person with a funny personality. He loved to joke around and have fun with his friends and family. Miguel worked for The Schooner Restaurant for 20 years as a cook. He was a sports...
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Teresa Ceja

April 24, 1935 - December 11, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Grammier-Oberle Funeral Home, Port Arthur, TX.
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Gloria May Bullion

March 27, 1929 - December 8, 2017

Gloria May Bulliion, 88, of Port Arthur, TX, died Friday, December 8, 2017. She was born in Port Arthur to the late Raymond and Anna Matulik, she was also, preceded in death by her husband, Harvey Bullion; her daughter, Theresa Feemster; her son, Christopher Bullion; Sisters Patricia Bloom, Georgia Quisenberry, Ray Matulik and Margaret Hebert. Mrs. Bullion is survived by her son-in-law, James...
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Billy Ray Brown, Sr.

June 14, 1935 - December 5, 2017

Billy "Red" Brown passed away Tuesday, December 5th, peacefully at his home. Billy was born June 14, 1935 in Shreveport, Louisiana. Billy spent some of his early years in San Angelo but has been a resident of Port Arthur for the past 60+ years. Billy joined the United States Marine Corps in July 1952. He served Active Duty as Aircrash Rescue, spending most of his service time in California,...
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August Dale Barbosa

December 14, 1947 - December 4, 2017

August Dale Barbosa, 69, of Groves passed away Monday, December 4, 2017, surrounded by his family. August was born December 14, 1947, in Port Arthur, Texas to the late Cruz Barbosa and Mary Alice Martinez Barbosa. Mr. Barbosa served in the United States Army. He never met a stranger and was always there to help others. August loved Bob Dylan songs, Harley Davidson motorcycles and never drank his...
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Adela Sanchez

October 31, 1958 - November 27, 2017

Adela Sanchez, 59, of Port Arthur, passed away Monday, November 27, 2017, at The Medical Center of Southeast Texas. Adela was born October 31, 1958, in Nicaragua. She was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church and was a dedicated employee of La Suprema Mexican Restaurant for 36 years, as a cook. She was a dedicated and loving wife, mother and grandmother. Adela was very independent and...
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María Concepción Guerrero

December 25, 1933 - November 24, 2017

María Concepción Guerrero, 83, of Port Arthur, passed away Friday, November 24, 2017, at The Medical Center of Southeast Texas. María was born December 25, 1933, in Mexico to Juan Guerrero and Petra Jaloma. María was a hardworking, strong willed and independent woman who was the Matriarch of her family. She never complained about anything and was always there for others. María was a great cook...
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Wayne Adrian Rice

July 15, 1950 - November 14, 2017

Wayne A. Rice, 67, of Orange, Texas passed away Tuesday, November 14, 2017, at The Medical Center of Southeast Texas. Wayne was born July 15, 1950, in Fort Worth, Texas to George and Margaret Rice. Wayne served in the United States Army. He enjoyed making jewelry and purses out of leather. He loved fishing, hunting, riding horses and watching the original Star Trek. Mr. Rice also cherished his...
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Lenton Lane Childress

August 15, 1949 - November 9, 2017

Lenton Lane Childress, 68, of Port Arthur, died Thursday, November 9, 2017 in Port Arthur. A lifelong resident of Nederland, Lane was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Nederland. Lane served his country in the U.S.Marines was retired from Data Communications with Shell/Motiva. He was an avid Photographer. Lane was preceded in death by his father, Lenton J. Childress; mother, Donna...
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Elbe Joseph Dumas

March 28, 1939 - November 4, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Grammier-Oberle Funeral Home, Port Arthur, TX.
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Glenda R. Domec

June 29, 1942 - November 3, 2017

Glenda R. Domec, 75, of Groves passed away Friday, November 3, 2017, at the Medical Center of Southeast Texas. Glenda was born June 29, 1942 in Port Arthur, Texas, to the late Dennis and Amy Theriot. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Glenda was a great cook and an immaculate homemaker. She enjoyed camping, the beach and being with her grandkids. Glenda was preceded in...
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Edwin J. Nunez

March 18, 1917 - October 31, 2017

Edwin J. Nunez, 100, of Port Arthur, passed away Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at Oak Grove Nursing Home. Edwin was born March 18, 1917 in Crowley, Louisiana to the late Numa and Clarice Nunez. Edwin served in the United States Army and the National Guard of Texas. Edwin retired from Texaco as a supervisor after 42 years of service. Mr. Nunez was very active throughout his life up until he became ill...
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Diane M. Hilliard

January 31, 1935 - October 29, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Grammier-Oberle Funeral Home, Port Arthur, TX.
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Linda Mary Juneau

August 23, 1947 - October 26, 2017

Linda Mary Juneau, 70, of Port Arthur, died Thursday, October 26,2017 in Beaumont. A native of Alexandria, LA and longtime resident of Port Arthur, she was a L.V.N., having retired while working at Southeast Texas Medical Center.Mrs. Juneau was preceded in death by her son Joseph Kevin Juneau. Survivors include her husband Michael David Juneau of Port Arthur; her son David Keith Juneau and his...
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Thomas Equin Baxter

March 2, 1919 - October 21, 2017

Capt. Thomas E. Baxter, Sr., age 98, a resident of Port Arthur, TX, passed away on October 21 ,2017. He was born March 2, 1919 to Thomas H. and Ora Boykin Baxter of Jacksonville, TX. Known as Tommy to family and friends, he served his country in the United States Army, serving in the Military Police, and retired from the Port Arthur police department as a Captain with 40 years of service. After...
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Joshua Alvarez

October 18, 2017 - October 18, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Grammier-Oberle Funeral Home, Port Arthur, TX.
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Lisa Jo Colten

July 17, 1959 - October 18, 2017

Lisa Jo Colten, 58, of Nederland, TX, passed away Wednesday, October 18, 2017. She was born in Port Arthur, TX on July 17, 1959. Lisa graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School and received an Associate's Degree from Lamar University Port Arthur. She was married to David Colten on November 26, 1977. She was a member of St. Charles Catholic Church in Nederland, TX, and was a dedicated Christian....
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James Alfred Lynd

May 20, 1926 - October 18, 2017

James Alfred Lynd, 91, of Port Neches, passed away Wednesday, October 18, 2017, at his residence surrounded by his family. James was born May 20, 1926 in Port Arthur, Texas to the late Barney and Eunice Lynd. James was a World War II Navy veteran and served on the Destroyer USS Cushing in the Pacific Ocean conflicts with Japan. He received his Master's Degree in Psychology from University of...
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Guadalupe Cardenas Figueroa

November 14, 1949 - October 17, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Grammier-Oberle Funeral Home, Port Arthur, TX.
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Audrey A. Pelt

February 13, 1950 - October 13, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Grammier-Oberle Funeral Home, Port Arthur, TX.
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Ramon Manuel Catala

December 19, 1947 - October 12, 2017

Ramon Manual Catala Born December 19, 1947, in the Dominica Republic, Passed away on October 12, 2017. He was a resident of Port Arthur, Texas Proceeded in Death by his parents Pedro Catala and is mother Crusita.He is survived by his wife Aura Catala, Daughters Florence Catala, Yudelkys D. Catala, Elizabeth Catala, Dayanna Catala, and Ana Rizik, sons, Ramon Catala Jr., Jonathon Catala, and...
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Andy Van Dinh

October 12, 2017 - October 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Grammier-Oberle Funeral Home, Port Arthur, TX.
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Mau Thi Tran

July 18, 1943 - October 7, 2017

Mau Thi Tran, 74, of Port Arthur, TX passed away Saturday, October 7, 2017. Mau was born in Vietnam on July 18, 1943. Mrs. Tran was a dedicated wife, a loving sister, aunt, mother and grandmother. Mau along with her husband, Chien raised seven children. Throughout her life, she dedicated her time raising her children, supporting local charities and dedicated to her church.Mau was preceded in...
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Steven James Wilson

March 13, 1967 - October 1, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Grammier-Oberle Funeral Home, Port Arthur, TX.
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Mabel Verdine

February 3, 1937 - October 1, 2017

Mabel Verdine, 80, of Port Arthur, passed away Sunday, October 1, 2017 surrounded by family in Conroe, Texas. Mabel was born February 3, 1937 in Abbeville, La., to the late Roy R. DeMarcay and Lota Marie DeMarcay. Mabel was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend. She and her husband built their home in Kirbyville where they enjoyed being in the woods. Mabel enjoyed having fun...
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Vickie Marie Naville

August 27, 1949 - September 30, 2017

Vickie Marie Naville, 68, of Port Arthur, died Saturday, September 30, 2017, in Port Arthur, Texas. Vickie, was a Native of Lafayette, Louisiana and lifelong resident of Port Arthur. Vickie was a member of St. James Catholic Church, a retired executive secretary at Ameripol Synpol and also with the Port Arthur Housing Authority. She enjoyed arts & crafts, traveling, taking casino trips,...
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Ruby Warner

December 17, 1930 - September 28, 2017

Ruby Francis Warner, 86, of Port Arthur died, Thursday, September 28, 2017, in Beaumont, TX. Mrs. Warner, a native of Garrard County, Kentucky, has resided in Port Arthur, TX for the past 30 years. She attended the Word of Life Church.Mrs. Warner is survived by her two children, Tracy Warner and Lana Sanchez both of Port Arthur and her sister Verna Tshappatt of Cheifland, FL. She also leaves...
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Doris Ruth Teinert

February 2, 1924 - September 27, 2017

Doris Ruth Teinert, 93, of Port Arthur, died, Thursday, September 28, 2017, in Beaumont, TX. Mrs. Teinert, a native of Warda, TX has resided in Port Arthur for more than 65 years. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, where she started the Trinity Lutheran Thrift Shop. She was a member of the Ladies Aide LWN and the Piolet Club.Mrs. Teinert was preceded in death by husband...
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Nam Van Nguyen

November 11, 1948 - September 27, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Grammier-Oberle Funeral Home, Port Arthur, TX.
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Barbara Lee Landry

November 9, 1932 - September 24, 2017

Barbara Lee Klecka Landry, 84, of Port Arthur, Texas passed away Sunday, September 24, 2017 at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont. Barbara was born November 9, 1932, in Yoakum, Texas. She is survived by her loving husband of 64 years, Francis Landry; four children, Laura Landry Overton, of Port Arthur, Adrien Landry and wife, Susan of Jackson, Mississippi, Ellen Landry Hancock and husband, Paul of...
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Stanley Wayne Rising

October 5, 1944 - September 21, 2017

Stanley Wayne Rising, 72, of Port Arthur, Texas passed away Thursday, September 21, 2017, at his residence surrounded by his family. Stanley was born October 5, 1944 in Port Arthur, to Calvin A. Rising, Sr., and Irene Wukasch Rising. Mr. Rising served in the United States Navy. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and gambling. Stanley was a successful business man and entrepreneur. He was also kind,...
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Adella T. CIMINO

May 20, 1924 - September 19, 2017

Adella T. Cimino, 92, of Port Arthur, Texas, passed away Tuesday, September 19, 2017, at her residence. Adella was born May 20, 1925 in St. Martinville, Louisiana. She loved gardening, traveling, cooking and baking. Adella retired from Gulf Oil Refinery after 50 years of service. Adella was preceded in death by her parents; and husband, Claude Cimino. She is survived by numerous nieces and...
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Norma G. Marcantel

May 24, 1940 - September 18, 2017

Norma Gail Marcantel, 77, of Fannett, Texas, passed away Monday, September 18, 2017, at Senior Rehabilitation. She was the widow of Alvin Joseph Marcantel.Norma was born in Port Arthur, Texas to Marks and Laura Mae Levy.Gail was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Fannett. She retired as a book keeper for Market Basket and spent her retirement obsessing over her grandchildren, nieces and...
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David Alvarez

October 17, 1992 - September 17, 2017

David Alvarez, 24, of Port Arthur, Texas, passed away Sunday, September 17, 2017, at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital. He was the son of Antonio Alvarez of California and Maria Velarde of Mississippi. David was employed by Turner Industries as a rigger. He enjoyed going to the shooting range, games and he cherished his son and wife.He leaves behind his parents, Antonio Alvarez and Maria Velarde;...
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Randy Joseph Hearn

January 13, 1951 - September 16, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Grammier-Oberle Funeral Home, Port Arthur, TX.
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Gloria P. Kennedy

March 3, 1928 - September 14, 2017

Gloria Patricia "Pat" Kennedy, 89, of Vidor, TX passed away on September 14, 2017 in Beaumont, TX. The family will receive friends from 2:00 - 4:00 PM Sunday, September 17, 2017 at Grammier Oberle Funeral Home in Port Arthur, TX. A graveside Service will follow at 5:30 PM Big Woods/ Antioch Cemetery in Edgerly, LA. Pastor dale Lee of the Cowboy Church of Orange County will officiate the...
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Tu Thi Nguyen

June 30, 1946 - September 7, 2017

Mrs. Tu Thi Nguyen, 71, of Nederland, Texas passed away Thursday, September 7, 2017, at Cedar Bayou Nursing and Rehabilitation in Baytown. Mrs. Nguyen was born June 30, 1946 to Cay and Mui Nguyen in Vietnam.Mrs. Nguyen was preceded in death by her parents; sisters Ram Nguyen, Riep Nguyen, Ty Tran and Gia Nguyen. She is survived by her loving husband of 40 years, Johnson Pham; daughters, Loan...
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James Howard Richardson

February 17, 1932 - September 5, 2017

James Howard "Jim" Richardson of Nederland, passed away peacefully on the morning of Tuesday, September 5, 2017, at Forever Young Assisted Living in Groves at the age of 85 years, 6 months, and 19 days. He was born February 17, 1932, at his parents' home in Lafayette, Texas, to parents Henry Clay Richardson and Lee Ella (Weaver) Richardson.A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday,...
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Dorothy Helen Lacobie

April 10, 1929 - September 2, 2017

Dorothy "Dot" Helen Lacobie, 88, of, Port Arthur, along with her fur baby, Kitty, passed away Saturday, September 2, 2017, at her residence. Dot was born April 10, 1929, in Pickton, Texas to the late Durward Allen and Maurine Murphy Allen. Dot was a faithful member of Proctor Baptist Church in Port Arthur. She loved working in her yard, playing bingo and putting puzzles together. Dot was preceded...
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Jacqueline McCroskey

December 11, 1964 - August 24, 2017

Jacqueline McCroskey, 52, of Port Arthur, passed away August 24, 2017, in Port Arthur, Texas. Jacqueline was born December 11, 1964, in Crowley, Louisiana to Oural Hanks and Gloria Pilcher. Jacqueline is survived by her loving husband of 32 years, Timothy McCroskey; son, Tyler McCroskey; granddaughter, Jazmine; sisters, Linda Marie and Amanda Doucet and her husband, Kerry; niece, Sarah and nephew...
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Na Pham

January 1, 1923 - August 21, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Grammier-Oberle Funeral Home, Port Arthur, TX.
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Ruby Theresa LeBlanc

January 3, 1932 - August 19, 2017

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Robert Joseph Daigle,

October 4, 1928 - August 19, 2017

Robert J. Daigle, 88, of Fannett, died Saturday, August 19, 2017, in Fannett. Mr. Daigle, a native of Morgan City, served his Country in the United States Navy. A resident of the Sabine Pass and Fannett area for the last 49 years, Mr. Daigle attended St. Mary's Catholic Church and was a member of the Knights of Columbus. He was a retired supply boat captain.Mr. Daigle is survived by his wife,...
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Victoria Luna Valdez

August 16, 2017 - August 16, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Grammier-Oberle Funeral Home, Port Arthur, TX.
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Lillie Agnes Ryan

November 22, 1942 - August 14, 2017

Lillie Ryan, 74, of Port Arthur, passed away Monday, August 14, 2017, at Gilbert Assisted Living in Beaumont. Lillie was born November 22, 1942, in Port Arthur, Texas, to the late Thomas Ryan and Mamie Polite Ryan. She prayed the rosary every day and retired from Chase Bank after many years of service. Lillie enjoyed shopping, gardening, sewing, and watching her favorite soap opera, "The Bold ...
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Tom Jerry Lewis

April 5, 1944 - August 13, 2017

Tom "Jerry" Lewis, 73, of Port Arthur, passed away Sunday, August 13, 2017, at the Medical Center of Southeast Texas. Jerry was born April 5, 1944 in Mobil, Alabama to the late Orbie and Ada Simmons Hutto. He loved to spoil everyone. Jerry was a great cook, but most of all was famous for his crawfish and shrimp. He was employed by Genesis Energy, INC., as Chief Engineer for over 15 years. Jerry...
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Santiaga Garcia

July 25, 1923 - August 5, 2017

Santiaga Garcia, 94, of Groves, died, Saturday, August 5, 2017 in Groves. A native of San Fernando, Zaragoza, Coahuila, Mexico moved to Port Arthur in 1956. She was a member of the Dumas - Guadalupanas. She retired from Luby's as a waitress.Mrs. Garcia is survived by her sister, Abundia Borrego; brothers, Juan De La Cruz, Margarito De La Cruz and Jesus De La Cruz; her daughters, Maria Gonzales...
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Theodore Magnus Gonzalez

August 5, 2017 - August 5, 2017

Infant Thoedore Magnus Gonzalez, God's little angel, passed away Saturday, August 5, 2017, at Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center in Houston, Texas. Theodore was the son to Erek Gonzalez and Marissa Gibson; brother to Isaiah and Evelyn Gonzalez; grandson to Steven Gibson, Tamla Jernigan, Jana Hendricks; and great grandson to Joyce Robins. Theodore was preceded in death by his grandfather, David...
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Socorro A. Gonzalez

July 15, 1933 - August 5, 2017

Socorro Gonzalez was born on July 15, 1933 and died on August 5, 2017. She is preceded in death by her parents Anastacio and Hermelinda Avilez, daughter Dianna Isam, son David Gonzalez, and son-in-law Charlie Cessac. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Jose Mercedes Gonzalez and children Jose and Donna Gonzalez, Jerry Isam, Gina Cessac, Lisa and Mark Fiorenza, Rita and Oran Day, Tina and...
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Juan Garcia Garcia

October 21, 1958 - July 23, 2017

Juan Garcia, 58, of Port Arthur, passed away, Sunday, July 23, 2017, at his home surrounded by his family. Juan was born October 21, 1958 in Mexico to Enrique Garcia and Dolores Aguilar Garcia. Juan was humble and respectful to everyone, always positive and never spoke negative about anyone. Juan was a hardworking, patient, kind and selfless man. He always stayed active and enjoyed working on his...
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Daniel Dale Guidry

July 8, 1952 - July 21, 2017

Daniel Dale "Pete" Guidry, 65, of Orangefield, died Friday, July 21, 2017. A native of Lafayette, LA, Pete retired from Goodyear Chemical where he served in the Plant Protection Division as a Paramedic and Fire Fighter; he was, also, a member of the Wingfoot Club. Pete was an avid fisherman and golfer and enjoyed working at the Bayou Din Golf Club and visiting the casino playing the slots.Pete...
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Brian Alan Bertrand

October 14, 1966 - July 20, 2017

Brian Allen Bertrand, 50, of Port Arthur, died Thursday, July 20, 2017, in Beaumont, Texas Brian is a native of Port Arthur is preceded in death by his Grandparents, Lurcy and Lula Romero and Clarisse Bertrand; Uncles, Jack Bertrand and Milton Bertrand and his Aunt Nannie Lou and Uncle Jay. He is, also, preceded in death by his Father, Emmett Bertrand.Survived by his Mother Elsie Bertrand of...
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Debbye Darlene Styles

May 20, 1957 - July 17, 2017

Debbye Darlene Styles, 60, of Groves, passed from this life on July 17, 2017. She was preceded in death by her mother, Jayne Gregory Waller and father, John Gregory, Jr.; her beloved grandparents, Roderick and Ethel Stubblefield and numerous aunts and uncles. Debbye enjoyed life until many years of sickness prevented her from doing the things she enjoyed. As a young girl, she learned to play the...
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Alton Bruce Childs

September 10, 1957 - July 13, 2017

Alton Bruce Childs, 59, of Vidor, Texas passed away Thursday, July 13, 2017, at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont. Alton was born September 10, 1957, in Beaumont, Texas to the late Alton Benford Childs and Betty Jo Barfield Childs. Alton cherished his children and grandchildren dearly. He enjoyed cooking, fishing, hunting, golfing, and traveling off shore. Alton was an intelligent...
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Luther David Miller

January 11, 1954 - July 10, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Grammier-Oberle Funeral Home, Port Arthur, TX.
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Ivy Joseph Guillot

April 14, 1925 - June 30, 2017

Ivy Joseph Guillot, 92, of Port Acres, passed away Friday, June 30, 2017, at Lake Arthur Place in Port Arthur, surrounded by his family. Ivy was born April 14, 1925 in Morse, Louisiana to the late Gladue and Algae Guillot. Ivy had a love for the outdoors. He enjoyed fishing, camping and gardening. Mr. Guillot also served in the United States Navy and retired from Percy's Station. Ivy was preceded...
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Carlos Enrique Delatorre

August 12, 1990 - June 27, 2017

Carlos Enrique Delatorre, 26, of Port Arthur, Texas passed away Tuesday, June 27, 2017, in Beaumont. Carlos was born August 12, 1990 in Port Arthur, Texas. Carlos was a caring, fun loving and very giving to anyone in need. He was the life of the party with a huge smile. Carlos was care free with a big heart and a man with no enemies. He enjoyed gambling, fishing and cooking crawfish. Carlos is...
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Marie D. Broussard

November 13, 1922 - June 25, 2017

Duland Marie Broussard peacefully departed this life on Sunday, June 25, 2017. Marie was born on November 13, 1922, in Kaplan, Louisiana. She was the only child of Theophile DeBlanc and Lelia Vice DeBlanc. Although she was an only child, she had numerous cousins who were like her sisters and brothers and she spoke often of a happy childhood with so many cousins. She married Clifton Broussard...
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Ulana Marie Doré

July 5, 1923 - June 25, 2017

Ulana "Lane" Doré passed away June 25, 2017. She was 93.Born July 5, 1923, Lane lived her entire life in the Port Arthur area, graduating from St. Mary's High School (1941) and Port Arthur Business College (1942). Lane deployed her considerable secretarial talents in the service of a number of employers, including Gulf Oil, the U.S. Army, the Port Arthur Abstract Company and,...
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Ida Mae Douglas

December 11, 1929 - June 24, 2017

Ida Mae (Follett) Douglas was born December 11, 1929, in Port Arthur, Texas to Edgar E. and Leona (Fischer ) Follett. Ida was baptized in the Methodist Church and confirmed in 1949 at Trinity Lutheran Church. She graduated from Port Arthur College and worked at Kress and Spooner's in Port Arthur. Ida was active at Trinity Lutheran Church, Port Arthur in the Ladies Aid, Lutheran Women's Missionary...
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Ty Thi Tran

May 6, 1935 - June 20, 2017

Ty Tran of Port Arthur passed away peacefully with her children by her side Tuesday, June 20, 2017.Mrs. Tran devoted her life to God, her late husband, and children.Survivors include sons, Randy Tran and wife, Thu, of Lumberton; and Anh Luc Tran of Port Arthur; daughters, Christina Tran and husband, Steve; Rachel Tran and husband, Tony; Lexi VanHorn and husband, Elie; Linda Potts and husband,...
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Vernice Joseph Roberts,

December 9, 1929 - June 19, 2017

Vernice "VJ" Joseph Roberts, Sr., 87, passed away Monday, June 19, 2017, at Mid Jefferson Extended Care Hospital in Nederland, Texas. He was born in Rayne, Louisiana to John Robert and Rita Thibodeaux Roberts on December 9, 1929.A gathering of friends and family will be held from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at Grammier-Oberle Funeral Home in Port Arthur, Texas. A...
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Jean Holland Crochet

November 24, 1926 - June 18, 2017

Jean Holland Crochet, 90, passed away Sunday, June 18, 2017, at his residence. He was born to Adalbert Crochet and Amelia Broussard Crochet on November 24, 1926 in Loreauville, Louisiana. A gathering of friends and family will be held from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., Thursday, June 22, 2017, at Grammier-Oberle Funeral Home in Port Arthur, Texas. A Celebration of Mr. Crochet's life will be held...
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Lucinda L. de Barrera

August 20, 1931 - June 14, 2017

Lucinda L. de Barrera, 85, of Port Arthur passed away Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at home surrounded by her family. Lucinda was born August 20, 1931, in Honduras to the late Francisco Landaverde and Susana Vidal. She was a devout Catholic and was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great-great grandmother. Lucinda was a business woman...
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Victor Joseph Borne

March 22, 1927 - June 6, 2017

Victor Joseph Borne, Jr., 90, of Port Arthur, passed away Tuesday, June 6, 2017, at the Medical Center of Southeast Texas. Victor was born March 22, 1927, in Port Arthur to the late Victor Joseph Borne, Sr., and Susette East Borne. Mr. Borne was an outdoorsman, who loved working in his garden and fishing. Victor was a perfectionist; he was also firm, but with a heart of gold. He served in the...
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June Marie Midkiff

January 3, 1935 - June 4, 2017

June Marie Midkiff, 82, of Port Arthur, Texas, passed away Sunday, June 4, 2017, at Oak Grove Nursing Home. She was born on January 3, 1935, in Broken Bow, Oklahoma to the late, George and Pauline Oliver. June was a graduate of Thomas Jefferson and was married to Dale Gene Midkiff. June was a caregiver to many people for a number of years. She had a passion for her family, teaching Sunday school,...
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Donald Derwood Harrison

November 1, 1936 - May 30, 2017

Donald Harrison, 80, of Port Neches, passed away Tuesday, May 30, 2017, at the Medical Center of Southeast Texas.Donald is survived by his wife, Jo Ann, of 58 years; his daughter Karon Kantor; son, Darron Harrison and wife Candy; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Sadie Harrison; brothers, Douglas Harrison and R.B. Harrison; and...
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Cynthia Fay Waldrep

March 21, 1939 - May 26, 2017

Cynthia Fay Waldrep, 78, of Groves, passed away Friday, May 26, 2017, at Magnolia Manor Nursing Home. Cynthia was born March 21, 1939, in Moncks Corner, South Carolina to the late Robby Hood and Elwood Woodson. Cynthia is survived by her sons, Frankie Howard, Jr. and John Lanclos; daughters, Debby Richard and Donna Reed; brothers, Gary Woodson and Carl Woodson; sisters, Delores Tantillo and...
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Christopher Paul Bullion

June 6, 1960 - May 18, 2017

Christopher Paul Bullion, 56, of Port Arthur, passed away, Thursday, May 18, 2017. He was born in Port Arthur, Texas on June 6, 1960. He was a life-long resident of the area. Chris graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in 1978. He was a process operator with Valero for almost 38 years of service. Growing up, Chris was a member of the boy scouts, Troop 73, and became an Eagle Scout. His...
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Frances Marie Cascio

March 20, 1923 - May 18, 2017

Frances Cascio, 94, of Port Arthur, passed away at her home Thursday, May 18, 2017, after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's. A lifelong resident of Port Arthur, Frances was born in 1923 to Joseph and Mary Distefano. She attended local schools, St. Mary's High School, and graduated in 1941. Primarily a homemaker, she worked at Gulf Oil during WWII, and she held several sales positions at local...
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Jamie Powledge

November 1, 1939 - May 8, 2017

Jamie Sue Powledge of Nederland, formerly of Huntsville, entered into eternal rest with her Savior on Monday, May 8, 2017. A memorial service will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m., Friday, May 19, 2017, at Wesley Methodist Church in Huntsville. The family will receive visitors prior to the service at 10:00 a.m.Jamie was born November 1, 1939, in Madisonville to Jim and Lizzie Belle Jernigan. Her...
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Rebeca Soto

March 15, 1965 - May 6, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Grammier-Oberle Funeral Home, Port Arthur, TX.
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Leopold J. DeBlanc

September 25, 1926 - May 6, 2017

Leopold J. DeBlanc, 90, of Groves, Texas passed away Saturday, May 6, 2017, at Serenity Assisted Care Living. Mr. DeBlanc was born September 25, 1926, in Lafayette, Louisiana to the late Louis Paul DeBlanc and Laurance Comeaux DeBlanc. He served in the United States Army and was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Mr. DeBlanc also retired from Gulf Oil. He, along with his late wife...
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Mao Thi Pham

January 1, 1935 - May 2, 2017

Mao Thi Pham, 82, of Port Arthur, Texas passed away Tuesday, May 2, 2017, surrounded by her family. Mao was a member of Queen of Vietnam Catholic Church. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Mao is survived by her husband, Chu Van Pham; children, Tho Thi Pham and husband Bao Van Nguyen, Yen Thi Pham and husband, Nguyen Van Nguyen, Hung Van Pham and wife Lien Nguyen,...
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Alissa Bich Gonzalez

December 22, 1966 - April 26, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Grammier-Oberle Funeral Home, Port Arthur, TX.
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Daisy Aguilar Arreguin-Aguilar

January 21, 1998 - April 24, 2017

Daisy Arreguin-Aguilar, 19, of Port Arthur, Texas passed away Monday, April 24, 2017, in Houston, Texas. Daisy was born January 21, 1998, to Marcelino Arreguin and Leticia Arreguin-Aguilar in Michoacán, Mexico. Daisy was a 2016 graduate of Memorial High School and was in the process of attending college. Daisy was a loving daughter and sister. She had a heart of gold and was always there...
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Mary Louise Marshall

June 1, 1966 - April 18, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Grammier-Oberle Funeral Home, Port Arthur, TX.
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Lillian Herpin Dartez

May 15, 1918 - April 16, 2017

Lillian Herpin Dartez, 98, of Port Arthur, Texas passed away Sunday, April 16, 2017, at Gulf Health Care Nursing Home. Lillian was born May 15, 1918 in Kaplan, Louisiana to Theodore and Josephine Herpin. In 1935 Lillian married Avner Dartez, Jr., in Kaplan, Louisiana. As of 1948 she has since called Port Arthur her home. Lillian enjoyed sewing and was a seamstress for 45 years. She loved cooking,...
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Ethel Mae Granger

July 25, 1933 - April 8, 2017

Ethel Mae Granger departed this life April 8, 2017 at 11:00 a.m., at The Gardens Altus Hospice in Beaumont, Texas at 83 years of age. Ethel was the youngest of two children born to Nathan and Bennie Dean Loving-Granger on July 25, 1933 in Rayne, Louisiana. She was preceded in death by both parents. The family moved to Port Arthur in the late 1930's when Ethel was young. Ethel attended Lincoln...
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Tinh Pham

January 1, 1935 - March 24, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Grammier-Oberle Funeral Home, Port Arthur, TX.
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Roger Doyle Pipkins

June 19, 1963 - March 22, 2017

Roger Pipkins, 53, of Houston, Texas, passed away Wednesday, March 22 in Zavalla, Texas. He was born in Benton Harbor, Michigan on June 19, 1963 and lived there as a child until his family moved to Southeast Missouri. He attended school in Gideon, Missouri and graduated from Gideon High School in 1981, immediately moving to Texas to make Houston his home. He attended Southern Bible College in...
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Trach Van Tran

October 17, 1958 - March 15, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Grammier-Oberle Funeral Home, Port Arthur, TX.
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