Obituaries

Tommy L. Locke

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Tommy L. Locke, 76, of Kirbyville passed away on Monday, November 16, 2015 surrounded by his loving family. Tommy was born on May 23, 1939 in Shelby County, Texas to parents, Sybil (Powdrill) and Vernon Lee Locke. He had lived in the Kirbyville area since 1992, prior two years in Henderson and from 1980 until ...

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Walter R. Ebanks

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Walter R. Ebanks died November 13, 2015 at age 97. He was born on Grand Cayman Island, came to the USA as a deckhand, and volunteered to serve in the US Army in June 1941. He became a naturalized citizen of the US in Hawaii during World War II. He served as a Technical Sergeant ...

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Ruth Anderson Scales

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Ruth Anderson Scales, 82, entered into eternal peace on Monday, November 16, 2015 at Harbor Hospice of Beaumont Ruth was born on October 4, 1933, daughter of the late R. W. and Mattie Lou Anderson. She graduated from Orangefield High School in 1951. She married Harold Austin Scales on October 24, 1952. They worked beside ...

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Gerald Ann Shrode

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Gerald Ann Shrode, 76, of Orange passed away on Saturday, November 14, 2015 at her residence. Gerald Ann was born on May 30, 1939 to parents Katherine Louise (Dickerson) and Thaylas Ray Killian. She was a lifelong resident of Orange and was a member of Brownwood Baptist Church. Gerald Ann had worked as a waitress ...

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Lloyd “Wayne” Bradley

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Lloyd “Wayne” Bradley, 87, of Orange passed away at his home early Friday morning, November 13, 2015. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm, Monday, November 16, 2015, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City. Officiating will be Reverend Charles Miller and Reverend John Bickham. Born on December 20, 1927, he was the ...

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Gerald Bruce Dykes

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Gerald Bruce Dykes, 78, of Deweyville passed away on Monday, November 9, 2015 at Beaumont Nursing and Rehab. Gerald was born on December 7, 1936 in Soso, Mississppi to parents, Lucinda (Turner) and Bruce Dykes. He had lived in the Deweyville area for 30 plus years and was a member of First Baptist Church in ...

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Clint Earl Sonnier, Sr

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Clint Earl Sonnier, Sr., 57, of Orange, Texas, passed away on November 10, 2015, at his home. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, November 15, 2015, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Reverend Jeff Bell, of Calvary Baptist Church in Port Acres, Texas. Burial will follow at Orange Forest ...

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Arthur Miller

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Arthur Miller, 80, of Orange, Texas, passed away on November 9, 2015, in Orange. Arthur was born on August 4, 1935, in Jennings, Louisiana. He was the son of Marius and Amelie (Premeaux) Miller. Along with his parents he was predeceased by his siblings, Amos, Lillian, Charles, Allie, Alma, Hazel, C.J., and Nell, all of ...

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John Foster

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John Foster, 84, of Orange, Texas, passed away on November 9, 2015, at his residence in Orange. Funeral services will be 2:00PM, Thursday, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange, Texas. Officiating will be Reverend John Warren. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange. Visitation will be from 5:00PM-7:00PM, Wednesday, at Claybar Funeral Home ...

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Willie Bell “ Billie “ Ward

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Willie Bell “ Billie “ Ward, 84, of Orange, passed away Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at the Medical Center of Southeast Texas in Port Arthur. Born on November 23, 1930 in Silsbee, Texas to her parents, Sam Fairchild Humble and Gertrude Leona (Bell) Humble, she lived in the Orange area since 1976, she had previously ...

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