Obituaries

Mr. Alfred W. Jones, Sr.

Alfred Wesley Jones, Sr. was born in Beaumont, Texas on March 17, 1931 to the late William Johnson and Pollie Jones.   Alfred attended and graduated from school in Beaumont.  Alfred joined the U. S. Army and proudly served his country during the

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Mr. Robert 'Blue' A. Burton, Sr.

Robert Allen “Blue” Burton, son of the late Alton and Rosie Lee Burton was born on December 2, 1941 in Beaumont, Texas. At an early age, he became a devout member of Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church, where later he was appointed a trustee of

Mrs. Mary B. Francis

June 4, 2020

At the age of ninety surrounded by her family at home, Mary Belle Francis, peacefully transitioned to be with the Lord Mary Belle was born September 15, 1929, in Beaumont, Texas to Edith Como-Levy and Clifton Levy, Sr., and was the youngest of five

Mrs. Mary C. Richard

“Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.” Psalm 23:4 Mary Clark Richard was born on December 29, 1921 in Lovers Lake, Texas to the

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Mr. Donald R. Jackson

“Poppa Jack” Donald Ray Jackson was born to David, Jr. and Espinola Evans Jackson on July 31, 1952 in Beaumont, Texas. Donald grew up in a large family in the Pear Orchard community of Beaumont. He attended elementary school and junior high s

Mr. Craig 'Foot Tub' M. Pollard

May 23, 2020

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. II Timothy 4:7 Craig McTroy Pollard was born on November 20, 1964 to his late parents, George Smith and Barbara Pollard in Beaumont, Texas. He graduated from French High

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Mr. Floyd Woolridge, Sr.

May 18, 2020

Psalm 37:23 KJV 23 The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord: and he delighteth in his way. On Tuesday, December 17, 1935 was cold wintry day when Floyd Woolridge was born in Bunkie, Louisiana to the late John and Mary Voorhies Woolridge

Mr. Batiste J. Breaux, Sr.

May 16, 2020

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. II Timothy 4:7 Batiste Joseph Breaux, Sr. was born on February 26, 1963 to the late Harry DeJean and Helen E. Breaux in Beaumont, Texas. Batiste passed away on Tuesday,

Mr. Wardell Rice, Sr.

May 16, 2020

Wardell's Path On September 1, 1936, the late Gertrude and Webster Rice welcomed their tenth and last child, Wardell Rice, into the world.  Born in the rural area of Labelle, Texas, Wardell’s life as a son, husband, father, and grandfather spanne

Mrs. Jessie L. Cluff

May 9, 2020

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. 8Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day. II Timothy 4:7-8 Mrs. Jessie Lee Cluff 03.28

Mrs. Josephine A. Simpson

May 9, 2020

The Life of Mrs. Josephine Alfred Simpson “Oh, give thanks to the Lord, for he is good!!! For his mercy endures forever. Psalms 107:1” Josephine Alfred Simpson was born on October 31, 1936 as the baby to the late Eddie and Alberta Alfred in

Mrs. Arrilla B. Young

Arilla B. Young, 92, of Beaumont, TX, passed away on Monday, May 4 2020, at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont. She was born in Rockhill, Texas to the late Rev. Hardy and Thelma Bryant.  She met and married West Young, Jr. on November 9, 1946. They mov