Obituaries

Orys C. “Gunny” Gunstream, Jr.

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Orys C. “Gunny” Gunstream, Jr. On September 20, 2013, the world lost a gentleman and a friend to all. Orys Gunstream slipped the bonds of earth after a lengthy illness. He was a native of Orange, Texas, born August 8, 1926. Orys was known as a family man who loved family gatherings, was a master ...

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Barbara Jean Weeks

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Barbara Jean Weeks, 84, of Deweyville passed away on Friday, September 20, 2013 at Beauregard Memorial Hospital in DeRidder, LA. Barbara was a native and life long resident of Deweyville; born on September 30, 1928 to parents Katie Emmer and Martin Emanuel Smith. She lived last few months in Merryville with her daughter. Barbara had ...

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Earl Hart “Bubba” Savoie, Jr.

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Earl Hart “Bubba” Savoie, Jr., 54, of Orange, formerly of Jennings, passed away Monday, September 16, 2013 at his residence. Bubba was born on September 17, 1958 in Jennings, Louisiana to his parents, the late, Earl Hart Savoie, Sr. and the late, Dolories Donita (Dupont) Savoie. Bubba lived in Orange for the last 17 years, ...

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Phyllis Lavern Taylor

Phyllis Lavern Taylor, 75, of Orange, passed away Friday, September 13, 2013, in her home. A memorial service will be 6pm, Wednesday, September 18, 2013, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Visitation will begin at 5pm, Wednesday at the funeral home. Born in West Columbia, Texas, on July 30, 1938, Phyllis was the daughter of ...

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Katie Vee LaBry

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Katie Vee LaBry, 64, lifelong resident of Orange passed away at her home surrounded by her loving family. A gathering of family and friends will be Wednesday, September 18, 2013 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Cremation will be held under the direction of Claybar Funeral Home. Born in Orange ...

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Antonio Dave “Butch” Bourgeois III

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Antonio Dave “Butch” Bourgeois III, 49, of Lafayette, LA, passed away September 14, 2013 at Lafayette General Hospital surrounded by his family and friends. He was born to the late Antonio Dave Bourgeois Jr. and Bonnie Jewel Broussard on August 5, 1964 in Marshall, TX and moved to Lafayette, LA in 1982 to play football ...

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James Edward “Ed” Riley

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James Edward “Ed” Riley, 77, of Orange, passed away Monday, September 16, 2013 at Senior Rehabilitation in Port Arthur following an illness. Born on April 20, 1936 in Cheraw, South Carolina to his parents, the late, Oretta (Honeycutt) Riley and the late, Clifton Riley. Ed lived in Orange since 1974, he worked as a carpenter ...

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William “Bill” Hartmann

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William “Bill” Hartmann, 84, of Orange, passed away Friday, September 13, 2013, at Baptist Orange Hospital. A graveside service will be 10:30am, Monday, September 23, 2013 at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio, Texas with interment to follow. Born in Fredricksburg, Texas, on April 28, 1929, William was the son of Bruno Hartmann ...

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Robert H. Wallace

Robert H. Wallace, 91, of Bridge City, passed away Saturday, September 14, 2013, at Baptist Orange Hospital. Funeral services will be 10am, Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Bridge City. Officiating will be Allen Wallace and Chuck Osborne. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens near Bridge City. Visitation will be ...

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Goldie M. Johnson

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Goldie M. Johnson, age 89, passed away Saturday surrounded by her family. She was born October 12th, 1923 to Mamie and Charlie Trammel of Mittie, LA. She was raised in Mittie and graduated from Fairview High School in Grant, LA. She married A.C. Johnson on March 1st, 1942. They had three children. Goldie is preceded ...

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