Obituaries

Yvonne Elois Fulgham Slayter

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Yvonne Elois Fulgham Slayter passed away on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at the age of 92.  She knew Christ as her Lord and we are comforted by the knowledge that she is with Him.  She lived life taking pleasure in small everyday things.  She was loved by her family and had many friends.  She never ...

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Thomas Wayne Garrett

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Thomas Wayne Garrett, age 79 of Orange, Texas passed away on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at his home. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 Pm on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at Colony Baptist Church with Rev. Sam Roe officiating. Wayne was born in Lufkin, Texas to Malcolm Wayne Garrett and Allie  Howard. He ...

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Sybil Mae “Bones” Jeanise

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Sybil Mae “Bones” Jeanise, 74, of Orange, passed away on March 17, 2017, in Beaumont. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at First Baptist Church in Deweyville. Officiating will be Brother Brad Bickham. Visitation will precede the service, starting at 12:00 p.m. . Born in Leesville, Louisiana, on ...

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Shirley Menard

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Shirley Menard, 77, of Orangefield, TX was promoted to Heaven on March 16th, 2017 at Altus Hospice Care Facility in Beaumont, TX after a short battle with cancer. Visitation will be held Friday, March 17th at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange, TX from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. with a Rosary taking place at 7:00 p.m. ...

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Shirley D. Pierce

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Shirley D. Pierce, 90, of Orange, passed away on March 15, 2017, in Orange. Funeral services will be 3:00 P.M., Sunday, March 19, 2017, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Mark Perkins of The West Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange. Visitation will precede the ...

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Joyce Kelley

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Our mother, Joyce Kelley, went to her Heavenly home on March 13, 2017, at the age of 77, after her courageous battle with cancer. She was affectionately known to family and friends as Juice, Granny Juice, Gigi, and if you wanted “The Look”, Doretha, which was her middle name. Funeral services will be held at ...

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Clyde “Wart” Leslie Duncan, Jr

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Clyde “Wart” Leslie Duncan, Jr., 76, of Beaumont, previously of Bridge City, passed away on March 13, 2017. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, March 18, 2017, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City. Prior to the services, a visitation will begin at 9:00 a.m. Born in Alva, Oklahoma, on August 11, 1940, he ...

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Debra Ellis

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First off let me ask: How do you honor the life, the legacy of Debra Kay Hanks Bergeron Ellis? Where would you start? This is a really difficult task as there are not any words that can fully describe a woman who was known as “The Mother Theresa of Mauriceville”. The woman who embraced life ...

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Connie “Bit” Cox

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Connie “Bit” Cox, 70, of Orange, Texas, passed away on March 13, 2017, in Beaumont, Texas. A memorial gathering will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., on Saturday, March 18, 2017, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City. Born in Beaumont, Texas, on December 30, 1946, she was the daughter of James Bennett ...

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Clyde Edwards, Jr

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Clyde Edwards, Jr., 70, of Orange, Texas, departed this life on Monday, March 6, 2017. Funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M., at Mt. Olive Baptist Church, on Wednesday, March 15, 2017. Visitation will be held from 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M., at the church. Burial will follow at Magnolia Memorial Gardens Cemetery, under ...

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