The Port Arthur News
Jewel Bean, 86, passed away Tuesday February 21, 2012 at a local nursing home.
Mrs. Bean was of the Baptist Faith. She was an Executive Housekeeper for Ramada Inn, Port Arthur for many years.
She is preceded in death by her husband Hershel Bean, her parents, Joseph Gayle and Flossie Willis Tomlinson, her son Kenneth W. Bean and son in law Jerry B Hodgen
Survivors include daughter, Bobbie Sue Hodgen of Sulphur; daughter in law Nancy Miller Bean of Church Point, La., son, John T. Hodgen (Linda) of Summersville, WV; five grandchildren, Kenneth Bean, Jr., Paula Hodgen Fortenberry (Kevin) of Lexington, South Carolina, Lori Hodgen Reed of Sulphur, Shelly Hodgen Trahan (Chad) of Hackberry, and Mark Bean (Jennifer) of Church Point; 7 great grandchildren, Madeline and Lodge Fortenberry, Lynsey Reed, Reece and Calli Trahan, Lydia and Olivia Bean.
Visitation will be on Friday at the First Baptist Church in Starks from 10:00a.m. until 11:30a.m Interment will be at Doyle Cemetery in Starks, La. with a graveside service for Mrs. Bean on Friday February 24, 2012 at 12 Noon.
Words of comfort may be shared with the family at hixsonfuneralhomes.com