Steven Wright

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Steven Earl Wright, 58, died Thursday, July 10, 2014. Survivors include daughter, BrandiWright and husband Rodney Winfrey of Sea Brook; son, Justin EarlWright of Sea Brook; mother, Jane Wright of Lumberton; sister, Kathy Gobert and husband Kenny of Lumberton; and one grandchild. No funeral service. Arrangements under the direction of Lumberton Family Funeral Home in Lumberton. much more than give medications and bandage wounds, she humbly gave of herself to help others who were in need. She said helping students to be healthy and prevent diseases was a wonderful teaching experience for her and that a smile, thank you, or a hug from a student when a health service was rendered was very rewarding. Her gentle, calming touch could put a child’s fear at ease if injured or if frightened during an asthma attack. Often a trip to Mrs. Langston’s office could result in
a peppermint and a smile. Frances was also a great encourager. She believed in getting a good education, and doing your best, while achieving your goals. Many family and friends entered the health care profession, due to her encouraging spirit. Frances had a big heart, always putting other’s needs before her own. She taught home health and baby care for the Red Cross during the Korean War. She also helped families care for their terminally ill patients, free of charge. Frances believed in supporting her profession by being members of the American Nurse Association, National School Nurse Association, Texas Association of School Nurses, Texas Nurse Association, Texas School Nurse Administration Association, Nederland Teachers Association and was a life member of TSTA, where she held positions of president, vice president and was on the Board of Directors of TSTA School Nurses. She even lobbied for the School NurseAssociation during the 1970’s. She also supported her husband, J.D, with the Nederland Babe Ruth League, serving on local and state boards in the 1950’s and 1960’s. Frances was an active member of Wesley United Methodist Church in Nederland, served on many committees, helped lead Jr. High Methodist Youth Fellowship and taught Sunday school to 4th and 5th grade students. She had great faith in God and when down or troubled, she encouraged others to count their blessings and they wouldn’t be down for long. Frances was also known for making her old fashioned molasses cookies. If there was a death in the family, an illness, a holiday, or celebration of any kind, she would treat everyone to her delicious molasses cookies. Survivors include her daughter, Nancy Langston Conway of Beaumont; granddaughters, Amanda Conway Hawthorne and her husband, JJ, of Silsbee and Alyssa Daniele Conway of Beaumont; great-granddaughters, Madeline Grace Miller and Paityn Diane Hawthorne, both of Silsbee; sisters, BettyMericle of Nederland and Donna Bevil of Port Arthur; and many nieces, nephews, and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, J. D. Langston; her parents, John H. Bevil and Rosa Bevil; great-granddaughter, Hannah NicoleMiller; brothers, John Bevil, Max Bevil, and Robert Bevil; and sister, Louise Hemmenway. Agathering ofMrs. Langston’s family and friends was from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Sunday, July 13, 2014, at Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland. Her funeral service was at 10:00 a.m., Monday, July 14, 2014, at Wesley United Methodist Church, 3531 Helena Avenue, Nederland, with entombment to follow at Oak Bluff Memorial Park, Port Neches. Memorial contributions may be made in Mrs. Langston’s memory to “Lamar University Foundation”, for Frances Bevil Langston Memorial Scholarship Fund, P. O. Box 11500, Beaumont, Texas 77710. Special thanks to the staff of Harbor Hospice for their excellent care in the last days of Frances’ life. Complete and updated information may be found at
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