Obituaries

Mrs. Betty Riggs

April 7, 2018

Betty Riggs, 77, of Beaumont, TX passed away at her home on Sunday, March 25, 2018. Heartfelt memories are left to her husband, Joseph Lee Riggs; sons, Elroy Willridge, Jr. (Ellen), John Willridge (Mary) and Gregory Willridge (Nikki Larkin); daug

Ms. Avis J. Guidry

March 31, 2018

Avis Jane Guidry, 66 passed away at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital on Monday, March 26, 2018.  Avis leaves heartfelt memories to her son, James Lopez; mother, Martha Guidry; sisters, Mary Guest (Hillary) and Shirley Eli (James); two grandchild

Mrs. Thelma Joe Smith

Thelma Joe Smith, 75, went from her earthly labor to began her transition to her heavenly reward on Sunday, March 25, 2018 at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital.   She was retired from Schlesinger’s Nursing Home as a dietician. She was long-tim

Mrs. Josephine McCloney-Ozen

March 31, 2018

Josephine McCloney-Ozen, 80, of Beaumont, TX passed away on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital.   She will be missed by her sons, Maurice McCloney, Jr. and Glenn McCloney (Laura); daughters, Sharon Flanagan (Andrew), Wan

Mrs. Myrtle Sprott-Deplanter

March 24, 2018

Myrtle Juliette Sprott-Deplanter, 93, of Beaumont, TX passed away on Monday, March 19, 2018 in Beaumont.  She is a retired school teacher from the Beaumont Independent School District.  She is survived by her daughter, Tamara Deplanter of Ora

Mrs. Emma Vinson

Emma Vinson, 97 of Silsbee, Texas passed away at Nixson House Assisted Living - Houston, in Houston, TX on Saturday, March 17, 2018.  She is survived by her sons, William West of Silsbee, TX, Donald Vinson and Larry Vinson both of Houston; daugh

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Mr. Wayne E. White, Sr.

March 17, 2018

Wayne Edward White Sr. was born on December 29, 1953, to proud and loving parents Daniel and Bessie White in Warren Texas.  He is one of eight children born to this union.  His family and friends affectionately knew him as “Butch-Rabbit”. 

Miss Sarenna Breona Lamell

March 17, 2018

Ephesians 2:8-9 For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith-and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God- 9not by works, so that no one can boast. Sarenna Breona Lamell, 21 of Beaumont, Texas passed away at Christus St. Eli

Mrs. Janice L. Wycoff-Banks

Janice Lee Wycoff-Banks, 65, passed away at Baptist Hospital on Wednesday, March 7, 2018.  She was a retired employee with the City of Anchorage, Alaska. Precious memories are left to her father, Edward Wycoff; son, Ronald Banks, Jr.; daughter

Mr. James L. 'Buddy' Goolsbee, Sr.

James L. "Buddy" Goolsbee, Sr., 74, of Beaumont, TX passed away at his home on Tuesday, March 6, 2018. He was a retired railroad engineer with DuPont Beaumont Works. Memories are left to his sons, James Goolsbee, Jr. (Shirley), Winford

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Mr. Leon Jourdan 'LJ or Uncle Jr.' Williams, Jr.

March 10, 2018

Leon Jourdan "LJ or Uncle Jr." Williams, Jr., 91, native of Beaumont, TX passed away at Kaiser Foundation Hospital in San Francisco, CA on Friday, March 2, 2018.   He was a US Army WW II veteran. He made San Francisco his home for the past

Mrs. Leona Elizabeth Valrie

March 5, 2018

Leona Elizabeth Valrie 93 passed away from her earthly labor to begin transitioning to her heavenly reward on Sunday, February 25, 2018 at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont, TX. Precious memories are left to her sons, Lee Valrie (Margarite) and Vernon Va