Obituaries

Deacon Frank Hilton Young, Sr.

March 30, 2019

“In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you.” John 14:2 Frank Hilton Young, Sr., 82, of Beaumont, Texas passed away at Baptist Hospital on Sunday, March 24, 2018. Frank w

Mrs. Winda Gayle Kelly

March 29, 2019

Winda Gayle Kelly, 69 of Beaumont, Texas passed away at Baptist Hospital on Friday, March 22, 2019. A life long resident of Beaumont, Winda Gayle graduated from Charlton Pollard High School. She later went to work at Sears working as a customer se

Mr. Robert Earl Jackson

February 16, 2019

Robert Earl Jackson, 76, of Beaumont, TX passed away at his home on Tuesday, February 5, 2019.  He is survived by his wife, Debra Davenport; brothers, Jesse Jackson and Terry Lee Jackson; sisters, Delfa Ann Jackson, Josephine Victoria and Kimberly

Mr. Richard Lawrence Burton, Jr.

February 16, 2019

Richard Lawrence Burton, Jr., 52, of Beaumont, TX passed away at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital on Monday, February 4, 2019.  He is survived by his wife, Lenore Burton; sons, Justin Burton, Dante Pugh (Kenneisha), Evan Burton and Giavanni Burton;

Mr. Emmett Jackson, Jr.

Emmett Jackson, Jr. was born in Port Barre, Louisiana on November 28, 1928 to the late Emmett Jackson, Sr. and Mary Zachary Jackson.  He enlisted in the U. S. Army serving during World War II.  He later went to work as a merchant marine in the

Brother Clifton Francis 'Kit' Rideaux, Jr.

February 9, 2019

Bro. Cliff Rideaux, Jr., affectionately known as “Kit,” departed this life, January 24, 2019, Vallejo, California. Bro. Cliff was born on November 25, 1955, in Beaumont, Texas to Clifton Rideaux, Sr. and Shirley Rose Rideaux. As the eldest of

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Mr. Percy Donatto, Sr.

February 9, 2019

Percy Donatto, Sr., 66 of Liberty, Texas passed away on Monday, February 4, 2019 at the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Houston, Texas. He proudly served his country in he U. S. Army during the Vietnam War, Operation Desert S

Mrs. Alzena Bell

February 11, 2019

Alzena Bell, 91, a former resident of Beaumont, TX passed on Thursday, January 31, 2019 at Walnut Place in Dallas, TX. Memories are left to her children, Veronica Bell (Jonathan Smaby), Ray Bell (Sherrie) and Ofay Bell (Christina); two grandchildr

Mrs. Eunice B. Akins

February 9, 2019

Eunice B. Akins, 83 of Beaumont, TX passed away on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at her home. She was a retired presser from Shepherd Laundry. Memories are left to her daughter, Annette Collins (Ernest); sisters, Annie M. Brown, Dorothy Colquitt,

Mr. James Thomas Mitchell, Jr.

February 2, 2019

James Thomas Mitchell, Jr., 67 of Beaumont, Texas passed away on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital. He worked for the City of Beaumont - Streets and Drainage Dept. There will be a visitation at 9:00 A.M. followed by

Mr. Donald L. 'Gumbo' LaFleur

January 26, 2019

Donald L. LaFleur was born in Lake Charles, Louisiana to Velma Helen Lewis and Delbert LaFleur, Sr. on January 12, 1957. Gumbo worked at Sam’s Wholesale Club in the maintenance department. Gumbo did not meet a stranger and was well known. He

Mrs. Pearl Lucille Richard

January 26, 2019

Pearl Lucille Richard, 68 was a native of Lake Charles, Louisiana and a long time resident of Beaumont, Texas passed away at her home on Saturday, January 19, 2019. She worked as a CNA in the home healthcare industry. Memories are left to her h