Obituaries

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Rev. Chuck Willis

Funeral services for Reverend Charles E. 'Chuck' Willis Sr. 79, of Silsbee were at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, October 5, 2014 at Farmer Funeral Home with interment following in Knupple Cemetery. Visitation began Saturday from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Mr. Willis died suddenly October 2, 2014 in Silsbee. Brother Chuck was a lifelong resident of Silsbee. He was a retired minister, but still preached on occasion when needed. He was employed as an assistant funeral director at Farmer Funeral Home for 15 years. He was a special person and was loved by all who knew him. Brother Chuck will be greatly missed. Mr. Willis is preceded in death by his parents, Elbert and Millie BylsmaWillis. He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Coleta Murphy Willis; sons, Chip Willis and wife Melody of Clermont FL, Jim Willis and wife Pam of Silsbee, and DavidWillis of Silsbee; daughter, Rita Garcia and husband Shawn of Silsbee; 10 grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
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Mary Dixon

Mary Etta Dixon, 86, of Lumberton, died Friday, Sept. 26, 2014 at Summer Place Nursing and Rehabilitation in Beaumont. Funeral service was Saturday, Oct. 4 at Victory Temple in Beaumont under the direction of Broussard’s Mortuary with burial following in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Beaumont. Survivors include her children, Mary Bernice Swearingen of Lumberton, BernardW. Dixon Jr. of Lumberton, Roland E. Dixon and wife Claudi of Fort Worth and Mary Ruth of Beaumont; sisters, Dr.MarieMcIntosh of El Paso and Betty Brown of New Braunfels; brothers, George Brown and wife Antoinette and Thomas Brown and wife Betty, both of Beaumont; and seven grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.
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Patricia Whitmore

Patricia Whitmore, 59, of Kountze, died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014 at Harbor Hospice Hospital in Beaumont. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 11 at Green Pine Missionary Baptist Church in Kountze under the direction of Donald E. Coleman Funeral Home, also in Kountze. Visitation will start at 10 a.m. until time of service at the church. Survivors include her daughter, Chelsa Whitmore Bunch of Kountze; sons, De-John Whitmore and wife Latera of Kountze and Nicholas McKinney and wife Temeka of Buna; sister, Barbara Silas Robinson and husband Melvin of Nome and Zena Whitmore Henderson and husband George of Silsbee; brothers, Arthur James Whitmore and wifeVicky and John Wayne Whitmore and wife Patsy, all of Kountze; two God sons and eight grandchildren.
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Joyce Swinney

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Dannie Moss

Dannie Fay Huggins Moss, 66, of Kountze, died Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014. Funeral service was Monday, Oct. 6 at Kountze Church of Christ under the direction of Broussard’s Mortuary in Kountze with burial following in Holland Cemetery, also in Kountze. A lifelong resident of Kountze, she was a retired clerk in the retail industry and a longtime member of Kountze Church of Christ. Survivors include her daughter, Shawn Cassel Gunter and husband Paul of Lumberton; sister, Barbara Johnson and husband Fred of Kountze; brother, Charles Huggins and wife Linda of Kountze; and three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
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Marilyn Arnold

Marilyn Fay Arnold, 67, of Lumberton, died Friday, Oct. 3, 2014. Survivors include sister, Arlyn Hollaway and husband, Sammy of Village Mills; and brother, Alan Roberts and wife Gloria of Surgarland; Her committal was held at Broussard’s Crematorium in Beaumont.
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Steve Ross

Steve Ross, 52, of Silsbee died Friday, Sept. 26 at his home. A native of Beaumont, he was a lifelong resident of Silsbee. Survivors include his wife, LaVonda Benoit; mother, Earnestine Smith Dixson; son, Dwayne Ross; brother, Raymond Earnest Reed and wife Carol; and one grandchild. Services pending with Farmer Funeral Home in Silsbee.

 

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Henry Jackson

A graveside service for Henry Lee Jackson, 95, of Silsbee will be at 10:00 a.m. Friday, October 3, 2014 at Resthaven Cemetery in Silsbee. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Thursday at Farmer Funeral Home. Mr. Jackson passed away at Pine Arbor Healthcare Center on September 29, 2014. He was a native of Tomball and a longtime resident of Silsbee. Mr. Jackson proudly served his country in the US Army. Henry is preceded in death by his parents, Wesley and Hattie Caraway Jackson; his wife of 57 years, Mildred Lindsey Jackson; son, Henry Lee Jackson Jr.; one brother and two sisters. Survivors include son, Anthony Jackson and wife Brenda of Silsbee; daughters, Becky Roberts of Sour Lake, Linda Bowen and husband Jay of Rowlett, and Liz Jackson of Garland; grandchildren, Greg Roberts and wife Janilyn of Beaumont,Angela Hall and husband Darrell of Rowlett, and Logan Reyes; and greatgrandchildren, Olivia and Caroline Roberts, Mackenzie Bowen, and Dylan Hall.
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Charlene Hinton

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R.D. Williams Jr.

R.D. Williams Jr., 86, of Lumberton, died Monday, Sept. 29, 2014 at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 3 at Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Lumberton with burial following in Houston National Cemetery in Houston under the direction of Broussard’s Mortuary in Silsbee. Visitation will be from5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2 at the funeral home. A native of Hamburg, New Jersey, he had lived in Lumberton since 2005 and was a retired truck driver. He was a United States Air Force Korean Conflict veteran. Survivors include his children, Debbie Green and husband Harry of Nederland, Steven Duffy and wife Fran of Helena, Montana, Michael Williams and wife Laura of Lumberton, and Raymond D. Williams of Phoenix,Arizona; and three grandchildren.

 

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