Obituaries

Constance (Connie) Fontenot Bourgeois

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Constance (Connie) Fontenot Bourgeois, 76 of Groves, Texas passed away on January 28, 2016.   Connie was born on October 19, 1939 in Port Arthur, Texas to parents Beatrice (Theriot) and Voorhies Fontenot. She attended St. James and Bishop Byrne Catholic School where graduated in 1958. She was a member of St. James Catholic Church ...

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Shirley Ann Brandon

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Shirley Ann Brandon, 81, of Bridge City, Texas, passed away on January 28, 2016, in Port Arthur. Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm, Saturday, January 30, 2016, at Second Baptist Church in Bridge City. Officiating will be Reverend Bobby Hoffpauir. Burial will follow at Harris Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00pm-9:00pm, Friday, at Second ...

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Samuel Gerald West

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Samuel Gerald West passed away at his home, Saturday, January 23, 2016. Gerald was born May 30, 1964 in Atlanta, Georgia. He was a long time resident of Spring, TX before moving to Mauriceville, TX four years ago. He is survived by his wife of 26 years Lara West of Mauriceville, TX. His children Kourtney ...

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Gary Wayne Sheffield

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Gary Wayne Sheffield, 54, of Vidor, passed away on January 25, 2016, at his home.  Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, January 30, 2016, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City, Texas. Officiating will be Mr. Tony Goins. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange. Visitation will be prior to ...

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Paul Lowell Boudreaux

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Paul Lowell Boudreaux, 91, of Orange, Texas, passed away on January 27, 2016, in Orange. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 3:00 p.m. Friday, January 29, 2016, at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Orange. Entombment will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 5:00-8:00 p.m. with a Rosary Service ...

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Lonnie David Taft

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Lonnie David Taft, 67, formerly a lifelong resident of the Orange and Port Arthur areas, passed away on Monday January 25, 2016 in Floresville. Lonnie was born in Orange, Texas on January 9, 1949 to his parents Joseph E. and Gloria Harrington Taft, who preceded him in death. Also preceding him in death are his ...

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Eva Jewel Bass

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Eva Jewel Bass, 95, passed away on January 25, 2016, in Orange, Texas. Funeral services will be 10:00 AM, Thursday, January 28, 2016, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Reverend Kevin Brown of First Baptist Church Mauriceville and Reverend Damon Bickham of First Baptist Church Deweyville. Visitation will be from 5:00 PM ...

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Mittie Burch LeDoux

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Mittie Burch LeDoux, 76, of Orange, Texas, passed away on January 24, 2016.   Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm, Thursday, January 28, 2016, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Reverend Ed Rawls. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Orange.   Visitation will be from 5:30pm-8:00pm, Wednesday, at Claybar ...

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Jack Arthur Tisdale

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Jack Arthur Tisdale, 85, of Bridge City, Texas, passed away on January 25, 2016, in Orange, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm, Thursday, January 28, 2016, at First Assembly of God in Bridge City. Officiating will be Pastor Robby Holland and Keith Maloy. Visitation will be prior to the service beginning at 12:00pm. ...

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Gwendolyn “Gwen” Ramsey Adams

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Gwendolyn “Gwen” Ramsey Adams passed quietly on January 23, 2016, surrounded by family and friends. Born February 21, 1935, to Morris Desmond Ramsey and Gussie Lee Hammett Ramsey in Bossier City, LA, Gwen and her family relocated to Orange shortly thereafter, where she remained a lifelong resident.    A gathering of family and friends will be Thursday, ...

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