The Port Arthur News
League City, TX —
Annie Elter, 91, of League City, Texas and former resident of Port Arthur passed away at Cornerstone Webster in Webster, Texas on Wednesday, December 26, 2012.
She was born on March 17, 1921 to Susie Corrales Nessour and Mtichell Nessour in Port Arthur, Texas. Annie lived in the Port Arthur area for most of her life before moving to the Houston area seven years ago. She owned and operated Annie’s Beauty Shop in Port Arthur for several years and opened her shop in Houston when she moved there. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Port Arthur.
Visitation will be on Friday, December 28, 2012 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM with a rosary to be prayed at 6:00 PM at Clayton Thompson Funeral Home in Groves. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 AM Saturday, December 29, 2012 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Port Arthur with Rev. Stephen McCrate serving as celebrant. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Clayton Thompson.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her sister Mercedes Duncan, her brothers Wilburn and Mercer Nessour, her husband Lexie Lee Lewis.
Annie is survived by her daughters, Margaret Ann Gillette of Sabine Pass, Texas, Mary Susan Smith of League City, Texas, Sandra Lee White of Houston, Texas and Patricia Ann Coats of Groves, Texas, her son, Lexie John Lewis of Santa Anna, California along with numerous grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren and several great-great grandchildren. She is also survived by her sisters, Gloria Gaskin of Houston, Texas and Betty Stephenson of Wilmer, Arkansas as well as several nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews.