Obituaries

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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Betty Jean Ham Tiller

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Betty Jean Ham Tiller, gracious, gifted and loving, died November 5, 2015, from complications of Alzheimer’s at the age of 84. Born in Cushing, Texas on August 25, 1931, she was beloved by her parents Homer D. Ham and Jakie Edmons Ham and her one brother, Clarence Dan (Josh) Ham. After graduating from Cushing High ...

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John William Lutz, Sr

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John William Lutz, Sr., 81, of Vinton, Louisiana, passed away on November 8, 2015, in Beaumont. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 am, Thursday, November 12, 2015, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Orange with Father Joseph P. Daleo officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange. Visitation will ...

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Polly Ann Decker

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Polly Ann Decker, 74, longtime resident of Houston, and more recently of Orange, passed away on November 9, 2015, at her home. A graveside service will be held at 1:00pm, Thursday, November 12, 2015, at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange, Texas. Officiating will be Brother Roosevelt Payne. Visitation will be prior to the service from ...

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Kevin Mazzagate

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Kevin was born in Orange, Texas and went to school at Orangefield ISD. He later in life earned his GED. He worked as a salesman and also did contractor work.   Kevin lived a life of struggles and reached out to many to help find his purpose. From childhood to adulthood his actions reflected a ...

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Wendy Kay Lanthier

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Wendy Kay Lanthier, 51, of Orange, Texas, passed away on November 8, 2015. A Memorial Service will be held at 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 11, 2015, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Bridge City, Texas. Officiating will be Pastor Paul Zoch. Cremation is under the direction of Claybar Haven of Rest Crematory. Born in Orange, ...

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Garland Daniel Weeks

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Garland Daniel Weeks (Bones), passed away at his residence on November 5, 2015, surrounded by loved ones. Born May 12, 1943 in Shelbyville, Texas to Daniel and Hazel Weeks. He was raised in Orange and was a retired union pipefitter out of Local 195 in Port Arthur. Garland enjoyed spending time with his family especially ...

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Florence “Ponke” Sonnier

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Florence “Ponke” Sonnier, 73, of Orange, Texas, passed away on November 5, 2015, at the Medical Center of Southeast Texas in Port Arthur. Cremation will be under the direction of Claybar Haven of Rest Crematory. Born in Orange, Texas, on June 20, 1942, she was the daughter of Julious Carpenter and Inez Hubbard Carpenter. Florence ...

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