Obituaries

Chris McKinley

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Chris McKinley, age 26, of Orange, Texas, passed away on Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Jacksonville, Florida. Funeral service will be held at 12:00 PM on Saturday, May 27, 2017, at Dorman Funeral Home, with Pastor Mike Oates officiating.  Rite of Committal and Interment will be held at Autumn Oaks Memorial Park following the funeral ...

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Jerry Edward Berry

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Jerry Edward Berry, 96, of Orange, Texas, passed away on May 24, 2017, in Beaumont. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m., Saturday, May 27, 2017, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friday, at Claybar Funeral ...

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Jerry Gatch

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Jerry Gatch, 70, of Orange, passed away on May 17, 2017. Memorial services will be 12:30pm, Tuesday, May 30, 2017, at Houston National Cemetery in Houston. Born in Beaumont, Texas, on September 22, 1946, he was the son of Lloyd Jordan and Doris Craig Authement. Jerry served in U.S Army during the Vietnam war. He ...

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Gervais Clinton Higginbotham

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Gervais Clinton Higginbotham, Sr., 72, passed away May 21, 2017 in Beaumont, Texas.  He was born August 5, 1944 to parents Gervais and Donna Pearl (Stark) Higginbotham in Port Arthur, Texas.  Gervais proudly served his country in the Army during the Korean War.  He was a pipefitter by trade and a member of the Pipefiters ...

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Mervin E. Bingham

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Mervin E. Bingham, 89, of Vinton, Louisiana, passed away on May 23, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, May 26, 2017, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange, Texas. Officiating will be Reverend Barry Bradley, of First Baptist Church in Orange. Burial will follow at Orange Forest Lawn Cemetery in West Orange. ...

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Adrain Walter Van Devender

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Adrain Walter Van Devender, 71, of Bridge City, passed away on May 22, 2017, at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont. Born in Abbeville, Louisiana, on January 5, 1946, he was the son of Adrain Leon Van Devender and Willie Mae (Gagneaux) Van Devender. Adrain retired, after 34 years, from Inland Orange. He loved NASCAR, and enjoyed ...

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Vera L. Gords

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Vera L. Gords of San Antonio, TX, passed away Thursday, May 18, 2017. Vera was born in Orange, TX on September 29, 1950 to Rosa Stewart Watson and the late Ike Watson. She graduated from Lutcher Stark High School and Stephen F. Austin University. Vera married Robert Gords in July 1974 and they have two ...

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Grady “David” Johnson

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  David Johnson, 73, of Beaumont, Texas, passed away on May 20, 2017, in Beaumont. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, May 25, 2017, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Ronnie Johnson. Burial will follow the service at Orange Forest Lawn Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to ...

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Juanita M. LeBlanc

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Juanita M. LeBlanc, 88, of Bridge City, passed away on May 19, 2017, in Orange.  Funeral Mass will be 1:00 PM, Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at St. Henry Catholic Church in Bridge City. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange.  Visitation will begin at 5:00 PM, Monday, May 22, 2017, and a Rosary ...

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Charlotte Kohler Molley

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Charlotte Kohler Molley, 72, of Orange, passed away on May 17, 2017, in Beaumont. Funeral services will be 10:00 AM, Monday, May 22, 2017, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Father Joseph P. Daleo, of St. Mary Catholic Church in Orange. Burial will follow at St. Mary Cemetery in Orange. Visitation will ...

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