Frances Langston

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Frances Bevil Langston, 87, of Port Neches, died Thursday, July 10, 2014, at Harbor Hospice, Beaumont. She was born in Silsbee on January 10, 1927, and graduated from Nederland High School in 1944. Frances then attended Hotel Dieu School of Nursing in Beaumont, receiving her diploma as a Registered Nurse and earning an Associate Degree inApplied Sciences from Lamar College in 1947. Frances began her sixty-seven year career in nursing working as an office nurse for Lamar Bevil,MD, then as an assistant night supervisor in ER at Hotel Dieu, and then as head nurse in pediatrics. She began working for Nederland Independent School District in 1950 as a school nurse, retiring forty-four years later, in 1995. She also worked many summers at Hotel Dieu and St. Elizabeth Hospitals. After retirement, Frances volunteered her nursing services at St.Anthony Cathedral School and St. Catherine’s School doing their vision, hearing, scoliosis screening and maintained their immunization records, until December of 2013, when she had to finally hang up her nurse’s cap, due to illness. Frances touched the hearts of many people, especially children. There were not many people in the Nederland area who did not know Mrs. Langston, the school nurse. When she would see a former student, not only would she recognize them, she would remember their name. She did

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