Obituaries

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Rebecca G. Davis

Rebecca G. Davis, 70, of Silsbee, passed away Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Survivors include her children, Brenda Warren and husband Lance of Beaumont and Scott Davis of Silsbee; and two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. A private family committal was held at Broussard’s Crematorium in Beaumont, under the direction of Broussard’s Mortuary in Silsbee.

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Elizabeth Lonidier

Elizabeth Lonidier, 77, of Lumberton, passed away Thursday, June 21, 2018. Survivors include her son, James Dale Williams of Houston; and brother, George Jones and his wife Charlotte of Lumberton. Committal was held at Broussard’s Crematorium in Beaumont

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Ralph Edward Likins, Sr.

Ralph Edward Likins, Sr., 79, of Beaumont, died Tuesday, June 12, 2018. He was born on January 29, 1939, to Agnes Rita McCue Likins and Floyd Leo Likins, in Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Ralph loved being a student where he received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern Mississippi and a master’s degree from The University of Texas at Austin. He was a member of the United States Army for twenty-two years retiring as a Major where he served as Chief of Staff of Personnel during the Vietnam War. He was a recipient of the Bronze Star and three Army Commendation Medals. Ralph was a Certified Public Accountant for thirty-six years. Survivors include his wife of fifty-eight years, Ruby Likins; son, Ralph Likins, Jr.

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Charles Davis Messer, Sr.

Charles Davis Messer, Sr., 84, of Woodville, died Friday, June 15, 2018, at St. Elizabeth Hospitals, Beaumont. He was born on July 11, 1933, in Kountze, to Mable and Samuel Messer. Charles was a veteran of the United States Army and later he retired after forty years at Temple Inland Paper Mill in Evadale. Survivors include his children, Charles Davis Messer, Jr., and his wife, Barbara, of Silsbee; Cathy Harvill and her husband, Bill, of Elgin; Sandra Gernand, of Jasper; and Charlotte Causey, of McCamey; grandchildren, Charles Davis Messer III, Kimberly Vickery, William M. Harvill II, Cody Brandon Hicks, Greyson Scott Gernand, Emily James, Thomas Causey, and Beau Causey; sister, Barbara Jenkins, of North Carolina and Mary Storm, of Evadale; six great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Charles is proceeded in death by his parents; wife of fifty-eight years, Lou Messer, sister, Frances Jenkins; and brother, Clarence Messer.

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George Thomas Allen, Jr.

George Thomas Allen, Jr., 76, of Evadale, passed away Monday, June 18, 2018. He was born in Gadsden, Alabama on April 12, 1942. His family moved to Orange in 1957. George graduated from Orange Stark High School in 1960 where he was an outstanding athlete. George worked at the papermill in Evadale and retired in 2002 after 43 years of service. He was active in the community, serving on the school board, water co-op and the appraisal district. George was a strong proponent of the Evadale Volunteer Fire Dept. He never met a stranger. George will be greatly missed by everyone who knew and loved him. George is preceded in death by his parents, George Sr. and Grace Allen; son, Chad Allen; grandson, Blake Allen; and sister, Jackie Delahousey.

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Betty Jo Wagstaff

Betty Jo Wagstaff, 86, of Silsbee, passed away Monday, June 4, 2018 at Dubuis Hospital in Beaumont. Graveside service was held Wednesday, June 6 at Morse Cemetery in Buna under the direction of Faith & Family Funeral Home in Batson. A native of Evadale, she had lived in Silsbee most of her life and was a caregiver. Survivors include her sons, Johnny Paul Wagstaff and wife Amy of Silsbee, Virgil Lynn Richardson of Splendora and Larry Glenn Wagstaff and wife Carrie of Silsbee; daughters, Belinda Gayle Muntz Foster and JoAnn Westfall, both of Beaumont; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

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James Leon Burdette

James Leon Burdette, 76, passed away Thursday, June 14, 2018 at his home. Funeral service was Monday, June 18 at Farmer Funeral Home in Silsbee with burial at Beech Creek Cemetery in Spurger. He was an oil field roughneck, retiring in 1990. Survivors include his wife of 34 years, Debora; children, James E. “Gene” Burdette and wife Stacey, Patsy Johnson and Amy Hoke and husband Mike, all of Silsbee, Ashley Gore and husband Matthew of Colorado City, Texas, Allison Burdette of Port Neches, and Tara Powell and husband Brandon of Adams, Tennessee; and 16 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

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Marilyn Winnell Vance

Marilyn Winnell Vance, 77, of Silsbee, passed away Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at a Beaumont hospital. Survivors include her children, Billy Vance and wife Veronica of Silsbee, Dana Rowland of Lumberton, and Jacob Paul Vance and wife Danielle of East Rutherford, New Jersey; sister, Annie Lue Mercer and husband Bob of Grayson, Louisiana; and six grandchildren and seven grandchildren. Upon her request, a funeral service was not held.

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Doris Mudd Haney

Doris Mudd Haney, 86, of Lumberton, died Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at Pine Arbor Health Nursing Home in Silsbee. Funeral service was Friday, June 15 at Broussard’s Mortuary in Beaumont with burial following at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, also in Beaumont. Survivors include her daughter, Doris Davenport and husband Ken of Lumberton; son, Sam Haney and wife Rhonda of Beaumont; and three grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and seven great-great grandchildren.

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Samuel Howard Denmon

Samuel Howard Denmon, 74, of Kountze, passed away Tuesday, June 19, 2018. He was born in Evadale. Graveside services will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, June 23 at Denmon Cemetery in Buna under the direction of Broussard’s Mortuary in Silsbee. Visitation will be from 12 p.m. until 2 p.m. the day of service at the funeral home. Survivors include his children, Stacy Denmon and wife Darla of Cedar Hill, Eric Lee Denmon and wife Melissa of Richmond, Virginia and Teresa Ann Hoffman of Silsbee; sisters, Mary Ellen Swinney of Silsbee, Lavern Elliott of Jasper, Joyce Fay Clark of Vidor and Goldie Winger of Silsbee; and seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

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