Obituaries

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Bobby “Hawk” Jackson 3-23-1950 to 11-3-2016

Beautiful Heaven is rejoicing with an Angel. Happy “67” birthday. We miss you, love you and forever in our hearts.

Wife Rosetta, children, grandchildren, grandkids, family and friends

Wed
22
Mar

Mildred Crain

Mildred Faye Crain, 85, of Kountze, passed away Tuesday, March 14, 2017. She was born in Monticello, Mississippi. Funeral service was Friday, March 17 at Broussard’s Mortuary in Kountze with burial following at Jordan Cemetery in Honey Island. Survivors include her husband, Aaron Crain of Kountze; children, Rhonda Taylor, David Simmons and wife Mary and Danny Crain; siblings, Ray Smith, Dale Smith, Evelyn Randall and Christine Brown; and seven grandchildren.

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22
Mar

Gladys Shoupe

Gladys Marie Anding Shoupe, 91, of Silsbee, died Friday, March 17, 2017. She was born on January 30, 1926, in Sugartown, Louisiana, Vernon Parish, to Elizabeth Welch Anding and Benjamin Franklin Anding. Survivors include her granddaughter, Raynine White Bordelon and her husband, Randy, of Lumberton; grandson, Garvis S. White, Jr. and his wife, Marilyn, of Sour Lake; great-grandchildren, Brandi Campbell and her husband, Eddie, of Lumberton; Brittani Bordelon and her husband, Clint Mobley, of Jasper; Dean White of Baton Rouge, Louisiana; and Christopher Bordelon of Lumberton; great-great grandchildren, Mallorie Campbell, Aiden Campbell, Clint Micheal Bordelon, Ashlynn Mobley, and Hayleigh Mobley; and brother, Benny Anding of Orange. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Elmer Dean Shoupe; and daughter, Carolyn Sue Ray White. A gathering of Mrs. Shoupe’s family and friends was from 4:00 p.m.

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22
Mar

Winnie Hall

Winnie Jones Hall, 87, of Silsbee, passed away Wednesday, March 22, 2017. Funeral service was Sunday, March 19 at Friendship Baptist Church in Silsbee with burial following at Resthaven Cemetery in Silsbee under the direction of Broussard’s Mortuary, also in Silsbee. Born in Big Sandy, she worked at Hardin County NDI and she also received the Community Service Award from the Silsbee Chamber of Commerce on April 7, 1981. Survivors include her children, Jerry Jones and wife Sherlon, Suzanne Powell, V.L. “Rusty” Jones Jr, Rodgel Daugherty and husband Chris and Jeanie Harrison and husband Robert; and nine grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

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22
Mar

Earl Gillentine

Funeral services for Earl Ray Gillentine, 71, of Evadale, were at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, March 19, 2017 at Farmer Funeral Home with a private committal for family only following. Visitation was from 12:00 p.m. Sunday until time of service. Mr. Gillentine passed away March 16, 2017 at Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston. A native of Marshall, Earl was a life long resident of Evadale. He was a member of Central Baptist Church, worked for Air Comfort and proudly served his country in the US Army. Mr. Gillentine is preceded in death by his parents, William and Tommie Crone Gillentine; his wife, Janet Gillentine; and brother, Bobby Gillentine. He is survived by sons, Aaron Gillentine of Evadale and Jason Gillentine and wife Jennifer of Tyler; sisters, Barbara Robertson of Wills Point, Martha Morgan of Rockwall, Anita James of Canton, Lillian Gillentine of Edgewood and Nell Lilly of Canton; and grandchildren Brent and Natalie. Mr.

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22
Mar

Sidney Ester

Funeral services for Sidney Wayne Ester, 80, of Silsbee were at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 21 at Farmer Funeral Home with interment following at Resthaven Cemetery. Visitation was from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Mr. Ester passed away March 18, 2017 at his residence in Silsbee. Sidney was a lifelong resident of Silsbee. He was a retired painting contractor and musician. He is preceded in death by his parents, Louis and Gladys Ester; brother, Richard Ester; and sister, Wilma Daly. Survivors include his wife, Cynthia Ester of Silsbee; children Sidney, Mark, Wade, Troy, Shannon, Crystal, Lisa and Melissa; brother, Lynn Ester; sisters, Billie Cantlon and Gladys Anderson; twelve grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

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15
Mar

Roscoe Davis Jr.

Roscoe Davis Jr., 72, of Silsbee, passed away Saturday, March 11, 2017. Funeral service will be at 12 p.m. Saturday, March 18 at Faith Temple Church of God in Christ in Silsbee with burial following at Kirby Cemetery in Silsbee under the direction of J.B. Coleman Memorial Mortuary, also in Silsbee. Visitation will begin at 10:45 a.m. the day of service at the church. He retired from Kirby Lumberton Company with over 35 years service. Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Rosa Mae Davis; sons, Elton Davis of Angleton and Chiarod Davis and wife LaToyia and Tracey Davis, both of Beaumont; and five grandchildren.

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15
Mar

Ruby Jean Coleman

Ruby Jean Coleman, 79, of Lumberton, died Monday, March 6, 2017. She was born on November 24, 1937, in Fred to Emma Whisenant Eason and Cecil Eason. Survivors include her children, Dwaine Coleman and his wife, Evelyn, of Warren; Sherry Herndon and her husband, Emery, of Spurger; Jerry Coleman of Lumberton; and Judy Jordan and her husband, Darren, of Lumberton; grandchildren, Greg Coleman, Rodney Coleman, Brittany Forsythe, Dylan Coleman, Christie Sylvester, Heather Gore, Billy Herndon, Jason Coleman, Jeremy Coleman, Jessica Coleman, Summer, Jordan, Devan Jordan, and Caitlin Jordan; twenty-five great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; sisters, Geneva Barnes, Irene Arceneaux, Lydia Martin, and Denise Smith; and brothers, Billy Eason, Ross Eason, and Clayton Eason. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband of fifty-nine years, Hubert Coleman; and brothers, David, James, and Matthew Eason. A gathering of Mrs. Coleman’s family and friends was from 5:00 p.m.

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15
Mar

Michael Holcomb

Michael Roy Holcomb, 57, of Dam B, passed away Saturday, March 11, 2017 at his home. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 16 at Farmer Funeral Home in Silsbee with burial following at Knupple Cemetery, also in Silsbee. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. today (Wednesday, March 15) at the funeral home. He was a longtime resident of this area and was an auto mechanic. Survivors include his wife, Sherry Holcomb of Dam B; son, Michael Ray Holcomb and wife Nicole of Vidor; daughter, Devin Jeanise and husband Jordan of Spurger; sister, Ima Holcomb of California; and two grandchildren.

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15
Mar

Cornelia Self

Cornelia Louise “Nelia” Howard Self, 84, of Calico Rock, Arkansas passed away Thursday, March 9, 2017 in Calico Rock. Funeral service was Monday, March 13 at Arkana Baptist Church. A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 16 at Resthaven Cemetery in Silsbee under the direction of Farmer Funeral Home in Silsbee. Born in Scott County, Mississippi, she had worked as a teacher at Rainbow Child Care in Calico Rock before retiring. Survivors include her husband of 32 years, Bernis Self of Calico Rock; sons, Ben Joe Gray and wife Lori of Warren, Donald E. Self of Lumberton and Lloyd A. Self of Wiley; daughter, Brenda K. Self of Austin; and 11 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

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