Obituaries

Jimmy Simon

Jimmy Lee Simon, 56 of Kileen, Texas died on February 24, 2015. Jimmy was a resident of Orange, Texas for forty years and a native of Elizabeth, Louisiana. He made Killen, Texas his home for several years. He was loved by the community along with family members. Jimmy was a 1978 graduate of West-Orange Stark ...

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Mellie Duce

Mellie Duce, 101, of Orange, passed away on March 1, 2015, at Orange Villa Nursing and Rehab in Orange. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Reverend Darwin Parrott. Burial will follow at 1:00 p.m. Ford Chapel Cemetery in Bon Wier, Texas. Visitation ...

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Butch Wallace

W. W. “ Butch “ Wallace, 73, of San Augustine, formerly of Orange, passed away Thursday, February 26, 2015 at the Colonial Pines Health Care Center in San Augustine. Born on July 10, 1941 in Orange, Texas to his parents, James “ Buck “ Wallace and Fannie Marie (Brown) Wallace, he had lived in San ...

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Charlene Wallace

Charlene Rue Wallace, 76, of Orange, passed away on February 27, 2015, at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., Monday, March 2, 2015, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Reverend Randy Branch and Reverend J.B. Prouse. Burial will follow at Wilkinson Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00-8:00 p.m., ...

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Aubrey O’Neal

Aubrey Gordon O’Neal, 83, of Beaumont, passed away on February 27, 2015, at Jefferson Nursing and Rehabilitation in Beaumont. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Sunday, March 1, 2015, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange. Officiating will be Reverend Lynn Ashcraft of Orange, Texas and Dr. Raymond McHenry of Beaumont. Burial will follow at ...

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James Finklea

On February 7, 2015, James R. Finklea (known to virtually everyone as Uncle Jimbo) passed from this earth at the age of ninety to be reunited with his beloved wife Sweet Sue (Georgia Finklea). They married in 1944 and were inseparable until her death in 2000. Uncle Jimbo leaves behind the Jordans (Jeanie, Kevin, Marquel, ...

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Laura Clary

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Laura Alice Hughes Clary, 93, died at home in Orange, TX. February 23, 2015 surrounded by her family. She was born in Taylor, AR July 21, 1921. She was preceded in death by her parents George H. Hughes and Celia Elizabeth Boyette Hughes, her husband of 62 years Robert M. “Bob” Clary, her son George ...

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Ruth Fournier

Ruth Stevens Fournier, 94, of Bridge City, passed away on February 23, 2015, at Sabine House in Orange. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., Thursday, February 26, 2015, at St. Paul United Methodist Church in Bridge City. Officiating will be Reverend Mark Bunch, Reverend Stephanie Hughes, and Brother Adam Nimitz. Burial will follow at Orange ...

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Margie Haley

Margie Fay Blacksher Haley, 78, of Orange passed away on Sunday, February 22, 2015 at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont. Margie was a lifelong resident of Orange; born on February 26, 1936 to parents Hazel (Hoffpauir) and Shelby Mulhollan. She was a member of Church of Christ of Vidor. Margie enjoyed doing her Bible studies and ...

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Nora Schlicher

Nora Juanita Schlicher, 88, of Orange passed away on Sunday, February 22, 2015 at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont. She was born on November 26, 1926 in Orangefield, Texas to parents Clara (Boudreaux) and Lawrence Sittig. She had lived most of her life in the Orangefield area and was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church ...

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