Obituaries

Van Chandler

Van Buren Chandler, 63, of Vidor passed away on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont. Van was born on January 3, 1951 in New Orleans, Louisiana to parents Joyce (Jones) and Louis Dean Chandler. He had lived in the Vidor area for 53 years and worked many years in construction as a ...

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Dora Ogden

Dora Cooley Ogden, 98, of Winnie, Texas passed away on November 27, 2014, at Harbor Hospice. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Sunday, November 30, 2014 at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Sunday, at the funeral home. Born in Ragley, Louisiana, on April 12, 1916, she ...

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Billy Hebert

Billy Carl Hebert, 82, of Orange, passed away Tuesday, November 27, 2014, at his home. Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Monday, December 1, 2014, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Burial will follow at Restlawn Memorial Park in Vidor with his grandsons serving as pallbearers. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Sunday, November ...

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Bill Ogg

William (Bill) Ogg, 74, of Orange, passed away on November 25, 2014, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont. Funeral services will be 10:00am, November 29, 2014, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Reverend Ed Rawls of Silver Oaks Baptist Church, Reverend Les Jacobson, and Reverend Harold Nazworth. Burial will follow at Hillcrest ...

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Jim Molley

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James Joseph (Jim) Molley Sr., 94 or Orange, Texas passed away Monday, November 24, 2014, at the Meadows Nursing home in Orange. He has fought the good fight and is now with his heavenly Father, in the company of the many friends and family that have preceded him. Jim was born February 25, 1920 in ...

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Thomas Gilcrease

Thomas Ray Gilcrease, 73, of Orange, passed away on November 21, 2014 at his home in Orange. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Sunday, November 23, 2014 at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. A final viewing will be at 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., Monday, November 24, 2014 with funeral services to ...

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Rodley Faulk

Rodley Joseph Faulk, 77, of Bridge City, passed away on November 21, 2014, at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at St. Henry Catholic Church. Officiating will be Father Steve Leger. Entombment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange. Visitation will ...

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Curtis Armstrong

Curtis Lavergne Armstrong was born in Orange, Texas on May 9, 1921 to Curtis Lamar Armstrong and Mary Ethel Hatton Armstrong. A grandson of early Orange pioneer John Moses Hatton, Curtis grew up in a time when horses were an acceptable (and often preferred) mode of transportation and cattle drives still occurred across Roundbunch. He ...

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Betty Jane Parsons

Betty Jane Parsons, 81, of Orange, passed away Thursday, November 20, 2014 at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont following an illness. Born on July 21, 1933 in Bald Knob, Arkansas to her parents, Lonnie Aldridge and Nettie Bell (Rooks) Aldridge, she was a resident of Orange since December of 1966, she was a member of the ...

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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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