Obituaries

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Rhea Simpson Oglesbee

Rhea Simpson Oglesbee, 94, died Monday, May 11, 2015 in Jacksonville. Funeral service was Saturday, May 16 at Broussard’s Mortuary in Kountze with burial following in Old Hardin Cemetery, also in Kountze.
Survivors include daughter, Adele Hedges and husband Dan; and one grandchild.

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Parker Bishop

Parker Lee Bishop, 78, of Lumberton, died Friday, May 8, 2015 at his home after a long hard fought battle with cancer. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 16, 2015 at the First Baptist Church in Lumberton. Survivors include his wife of 26 years, Dorothea “Dottie” Bishop of Lumberton; sons, Hollis Del Bishop and wife Cathy of Dickenson, Len Bishop and wife Lisa of Colorado; step-children, Susan Ann Horelica and husband Mark of Lumberton, Buster Ferrell of Lumberton and Melissa Lee and husband Clint Lemare ofVidor; and ten grandchildren and ten greatgrandchildren.

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Pauline Terrell

Pauline “Polly” Terrell, 90, of Kountze, died Saturday, May 9, 2015 at The Arboretum inWinnie. Funeral service was at 2 p.m. today (Wednesday, May 13) at Broussard’s Mortuary in Kountze with burial following in Felps Cemetery in Thicket. Survivors include son, Kenneth Terrell and wife Becky of Richwood; daughter, Dianne Miller and husband Reed of Fannett; sister, Evie Gates of Bauxite, Arkansas; brothers, Vance Nutt of Benton, Arkansas and Troy Nutt of Malvern, Arkansas; and five grandchildren and six greatgrandchildren.

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Matthew Smith

Matthew Williams Smith, 23 of Brazoria, Texas passed away Sunday, May 10, 2015. He was born July 22, 1991 in Galveston, Texas to Richard Williams and Nichole Diana (Valenti) Smith. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, May 16, 2015 at Baker Funeral Home inWest Columbia with Pastor Robert Moore officiating. Burial will follow atAngleton Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, May 15, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Serving as pallbearers are his loving family and friends. Matthew is survived by his wife,Alissa Blackwell Smith; daughters, Audryna Arthur and Hunner Rose Smith; mother, NickieValenti-Purcell and husband, Mike of Brazoria; father, Bill Brinkley of Gainesville, FL.; brother, Brandon Smith; sisters, Autumn Brinkley of Broaddus, TX., Cloe Brinkley of Gainesville, FL.; grandparents, Larry and Diane Garrett of Fred, TX., Marinell Smith ofAngleton; Margaret Powell

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Margie Rainer

Margie Jerlene Rainer, 81, of Lumberton, died Sunday, May 10, 2015 at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 14 at Broussard’s Mortuary in Silsbee with burial following in
Leatherwood Cemetery in Lumberton. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. today (Wednesday, May 13) at the funeral home. Survivors include son, Reverend Kenneth Rainer and wife Peggy of Arvada, Colorado; daughters, Joy K. Tate and husband Joe and Geraldine Tate and husband Grady, all of Lumberton; brothers, Paul Coleman and wife Mary Ann of Beaumont, Vernis Coleman and wife Judy of Kirbyville and Ray Coleman and wifeMelinda of Kountze; and nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

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Tommy Fuller

Tommy Edward Fuller, 63, of Hemphill, died Thursday, May 7, 2015 at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont. A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday,May 16 at Farmer Funeral Home in Silsbee. Anative of Beaumont and a longtime resident of Hemphill, he worked as a forge shop supervisor for Western of Texas. Survivors include his wife Judy Fuller; sons, James E. McKenzie and Johnny McKenzie; daughter, Tina Taylor; brother, Johnny Fuller; sisters, Peggy Fuller and Linda Coffey; and nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

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Harold Parr

Harold D. Parr, 78, of Buna, died Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at his home. A native of Houston and a longtime resident of Buna, he was a self-employed and a retired fabrication technician. He was also a United States Army veteran.
Survivors include sons, Harold Vernon Parr and Bryon Keith Parr, both of Houston, Robert Ray Parr of Katy, Steven Loller of Newton, and Robert Hare of Katy; daughters, Susan Elaine Plummer of Cuero, Rhonda Blair of California and Danielle North of Tennessee; brothers, Bob Parr of Silsbee and Herbert Parr of Rusk; sisters, Ila Mae Rankin of Lufkin,Margie Rasmussen of Missoula, Montana; and 18 grandchildren and 15 greatgrandchildren. Amemorial will be at a later date.

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David Boudreaux

David Lloyd Boudreaux, 56, of Lumberton, died Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at his home. Funeral service was Saturday, May 9 at Farmer Funeral Home in Silsbee. A native of Beaumont and an longtime resident of Lumberton, he worked at Dragon Products in Silsbee as a truck driver. Survivors include his sons, Nick Boudreaux and wife Danielle of Lumberton and Zach Boudreaux of LaMarque; longtime girlfriend Bonnie Puckett; sisters, Lisa Boudreaux and Sue Mireles and husband Greg, all of Lumberton, Roby Boudreaux of Beaumont, Jennifer Rice and husband Joe of Lumberton and two grandchildren.

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Glenda Gray

Glenda Glenn Gray of Silsbee, passed away Tuesday, May, 12, 2015. Funeral services for Glenda Glenn Gray will be at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Silsbee on Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 2:00 pm. Visitation will be at Farmer’s Funeral Home Wednesday, May 13, 2015 from 5-8 pm. Glenda was a native of Clute, Texas and a longtime resident of Silsbee, Texas. She was a beloved school teacher of 43 years at Evadale ISD and retired three years ago. She considered all of her students as her “kids” and she was very proud to have a chance meeting with each and every one. She was honored to be a part of their lives. She celebrated with and for them and she
mourned with and for them. Her world revolved around her family and her family revolved around her. She will be greatly missed. She was preceded in death by: Daughter, Wendy Gray and parentsMorris andMabel Glenn.

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Gerald Potts II

Gerald Lynn Potts II, 21, died Tuesday, May 5, 2015. A graveside service was Saturday, May 9 at Knupple Cemetery in Silsbee under the direction of Broussard’s Mortuary in Silsbee. Survivors include his father, Gerald Potts and wife Elaine of Silsbee; brother, Harvey Potts of Liberty; and grandfather, William Wages of Liberty.

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