Obituaries

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Margaret Tatom

Margaret LaFay Tatom, 79, of Silsbee, died Thursday, January 8, 2015 at Pine Arbor Healthcare Center in Silsbee. Funeral service was Monday, January 12 at Farmer Funeral Home in Silsbee with burial following in Plainview Cemetery in Pineland. Anative of Geneva, she was a lifelong resident of Silsbee. Survivors include her sons, Jerry Tatom and wife Gay of Harrison,Arkansas, and Keith Tatom, Christopher Tatomand wife Gina and Kenneth Tatom, all of Silsbee; sister, Jeanette Williams of Jasper; and eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
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Douglas Shearer

Douglas A. Shearer, 76, of Lumberton, died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, January 15 at Journey Community Church under the direction of Lumberton Family Funeral Home. A native of Chicago, Illinois, he was a United States Air Force veteran. He worked two years in the Border Patrol, six years for U.S. Customs and the rest of his working career was in the hardware sales business. Survivors include his wife of 45 plus years, Aurora Shearer of Lumberton; daughters, Denine Parker and husband Kurt of Albuquerque, New Mexico and Denise Silva, Debbie Newbill and Cynthia Thompson of the Houston area; sons, Douglas Shearer Jr. and David Shearer and wife Amy of Mandeville, Louisiana; and five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
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Anne MacFarlane

Anne E. “Betty” MacFarlane, 88, of Lumberton, died Monday, January 5, 2015 at Village Creek Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Lumberton. Funeral service was Thursday, January 8 at Broussard’s Mortuary in Beaumont with entombment following in Forest LawnMemorial Park, also in Beaumont. A native of Miami, Florida, she was a legal secretary with Mehaffy Weber Law Firm where she retired. Survivors include brother, Jack Hodgkins; daughter, Carole Freeman Muzzillo and husband Ralph; and three grandchildren and five greatgrandchildren.
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Clifton Curtis Sr.

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07
Jan

Robert Duke Sr.

Robert Walker Duke Sr., 86, of Lumberton, died Friday, Jan. 2, 2015 at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont. Funeral service was Tuesday, January 6 at Broussard’s Mortuary in Silsbee with burial following in Knupple Cemetery, also in Silsbee. A native of Voth, Robert was a United States Navy veteran. He was a retired welder and member of First Baptist Church of Loeb. Survivors include his children, Robert W. Duke Jr., Retha W. Duke and Darin W. Duke, all of Lumberton; brother, Harry Duke and wife Linda of Lumberton; sister, Doris Babineaux and husband Ralph of Beaumont; and eight grandchildren and 13 greatgrandchildren.
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07
Jan

Karrol Schull

Karrol Claudiastine Thompson Schull, 72, of Lumberton, died Wednesday, December 31, 2014. Funeral service was Sunday, January 4 at Broussard’sMortuary in Silsbee with burial following in Leatherwood Cemetery in Lumberton. Survivors include her husband Danny; daughters, Danice James and husband Joey andMilletteWheeler and husband Lee; and five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
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07
Jan

Cynthia Walker

Cynthia JeanWalker, 62, of Silsbee, died January 2, 2015. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 10 at New Hope Church of God in Christ in Silsbee under the direction of Robinson Funeral Home in Silsbee with burial following in Voth Community Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. the day of service at the church. A native of Beaumont, she was a homemaker. Survivors include her sons, Reginald Walker and Randy Walker and wife Jamie, all of Silsbee, Derrick Walker of Beaumont and RobertWalker and wife Camille and Quinton Walker and wife Renee, all of Abilene; brothers, Willie Franklin and wife Sandra of Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Carlton Franklin and wife Willie Fay of Silsbee; sisters, Joetta Long and husband Fred of Beaumont and Izora Walker of Silsbee; lifelong soulmate, R.D. Stubbs; and 19 grandchildren.
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07
Jan

Desolene Franks

Desolene Franks, 93, of Dallas and formerly of Dies Community, died Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at Senior Care Health Center in Dallas. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 10 at Pleasant HillMissionary Baptist Church in Woodville under the direction of Donald E. Coleman Funeral Home in Kountze with burial following in Dies Community Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Survivors include her sister, Bessie Derry of Dallas.
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07
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Jewel Yarborough

Jewel Yarborough, 97, of Kountze, died Sunday, December 28, 2014 at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont. Funeral service was Saturday, January 3 at Mt. Cornith Missionary Baptist Church in Kountze under the direction of J.B. Coleman Memorial Mortuary in Silsbee with burial following at Kirby Cemetery in Silsbee. Survivors include sons, James Earl Yarborough of Navasota, and JoeYarborough and wife Linda and Arthur Yarborough and wife Caroline, all of Kountze; daughters, Gloria Washington and husband Terry of Beaumont and Sarah Sells and husband Charles of Silsbee; and 37 grandchildren, 39 great-grandchildren and 23 great-greatgrandchildren.
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Raymond Booker Jr.

Raymond Casey Booker Jr., 49, of Silsbee, died Saturday, December 27, 2014. Survivors include his fiancé, Jenny Hatton of Silsbee; sons, Raymond Booker II of Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota and Mason Booker of Vidor; daughters, Tammi Booker of Carmel, New York and Sophie Booker of Silsbee; father, Raymond Booker Sr. of Gulf Breeze, Florida; and sisters, DonnaWilliams and husband Mark of Milton, Florida, Samantha Jones of West Frankfurt, Illinois and Angelina Booker-Smith of Vidor. Visitation was held Friday, January 2, 2015 at Lumberton Family Funeral Home.

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