Obituaries

Connie Sue Melancon

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Connie Sue Melancon, 60, of Little Cypress passed away on Friday, April 21, 2017 at her residence. Connie was born on September 5, 1956 in Port Arthur to parents Ernest Chester and Ethel Marie (Hilton) O’Quinn. She had lived in the Little Cypress area for 22 years and was a member of St. Francis of ...

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Dorothy Deshautel Dupree

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Dorothy Deshautel Dupree, 95, of Orange, Texas, went to be with her Heavenly Father on April 21, 2017, in Irving, Texas with her daughter by her side. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, April 24, 2017, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Orange. Officiating will be Revered Joseph P. ...

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Albert Joseph Griffin

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Albert Joseph Griffin Sr., 83, of Bridge City, Texas, passed away on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at The Medical Center of Southeast Texas, in Port Arthur, Texas.   Albert was born on August 8, 1933, in Lutcher, Louisiana, to parents Gladys (Cotham) and O’Neil Louis Griffin, Sr.  He was one of Jehovah’s Witness and an active ...

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Freddy Bert Aven

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Freddy Bert Aven, 69, of Sulphur, LA, died at 5:55 PM on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 in his residence. Mr. Bert was born June 17, 1947 in Orange, TX, where he lived until moving to Sulphur, LA seventeen years ago. He served his country from 1966-1968 in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He ...

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Charlie Faye Guillory

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Charlie Faye Guillory, 86, of DeRidder, Louisiana, passed away on April 20, 2017.   Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Monday, April 24, 2017, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Entombment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.   Visitation will be held prior to the service at 1:00 p.m., Monday, at Claybar Funeral Home ...

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Jacqueline Williams- Moore

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The Celebration of Life for Mrs. Jacqueline Williams- Moore, 66, of Orange, will be Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 11am at Salem United Methodist Church. Rites of Christian Burial will follow in Orange, TX.  under the direction of Curtis Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 10 until 11am at the church. She died April 13, ...

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Evalyn O’Neal Axelson

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Memorial services for Evalyn O’Neal Axelson, longtime teacher and educator, will be held at Grace Lutheran Church, Orange, Texas on April 29, 2017, —- visitation: 11:00 am and a memorial service to immediately follow at 12 noon, officiated by Rev. Tom Haas.   Evalyn’s Urn will be placed at the O’Neal family plot at Blackshear, ...

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Jacqueline M. Moore

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Jacqueline M. Moore passed away on Thursday  April 13, 2017 after a short illness.   She was a native of New Orleans, Louisiana and a resident of Orange, Texas for many years. Jacqueline was loved by family members and people in the community. She was retired from the Sears Store where she had several years ...

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Johnnie Melvin “Skipper” Linder

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Johnnie Melvin “Skipper” Linder, Jr., 74, of Vinton, Louisiana, passed away on April 20, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, April 22, 2017, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City, Texas. Officiating will be Reverend Charles “Butch” Thurman. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange, Texas. Visitation will be ...

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Brandon Lee Christopher

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Brandon Lee Christopher, 35, of Bridge City, Texas, passed away on April 18, 2017, at his home surrounded by loved ones. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, April 22, 2017, at Greenlawn Memorial Park in Port Arthur, Texas. Officiating will be Pastor Donna Wells, of Wells of Agape Ministries. Visitation will ...

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