Arvin Wayne Bearden, 49, of Nederland died Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2007. Broussard’s Mortuary in Nederland.
Roy Paris, 79, of Port Arthur died Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2007. Gabriel Funeral Home.
Michael Edward “Mikey” Conley, 47, of Orangefield died Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2007. Chapel of Dorman Funeral Home in Orange.
Dorothy Clarkston, 84, of Groves died Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2007. Broussard’s Mortuary in Nederland.
Tangela Coleman, 41, died Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2007. Hannah Funeral Home.
Houston Ely, Sr., Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel. 2 p.m.
Michael Edward “Mikey” Conley, Chapel of Dorman Funeral Home. 2 p.m.
Mertice Lee Landry, Clayton Thompson Funeral Home in Groves. 9:30 a.m.
Martha “Marky” Flowers, Broussard’s Nederland. 10 a.m.
Myrtle Ann Etheridge, Claybar Funeral Home. 2 p.m.
Ben Colletti, St. Catherine Catholic Church in Port Arthur. 2 p.m.
ORANGE - Arthur J.
“Charlie” Jacobs, 62, of Orange, TX died Sunday, September 16, 2007 at Christus St. Mary Hospital in Port Arthur, TX.
Funeral will be at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, September 22, 2007 at Mt. Sinia Baptist Church in Orange, TX with burial at Magnolia Memorial Garden Cemetery under the direction of Calvary Mortuary Staff. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Saturday at the church.
He was a lifelong resident of Orange, TX.
Survivors include his wife, Lenora Harris Jacobs of Orange, TX; sons, Jonathan X. Jacobs of Orange and Paul Guillory (Shayla) of Nederland, TX; father, Joseph Jacobs of Orange, TX; sister, Gloria Fiesta Antoine (Gerald) of Orange, TX; brother, Jerry Jacobs (Flora) of Dallas, TX; three grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.
PORT ARTHUR-Clarence “Billy” Allen Sr. passed away on Friday, September 14, 2007 at the Harbor Hospice Care Center, with wife Jean Allen by his side.
He was born September 13, 1927 to Willie Mae Fontenot and December Allen. Billy was a life long Port Arthur native and a dedicated family man. He served in the United States Navy, Merchant Marines and was a retired member of the Local Union 154.
Billy is preceded in death by his parents and one sister Pearlie Mae Allen.
Survivors include, wife Jean Allen, one daughter, DeAnna Allen-Marsh (Raymond), of Flower Mound, TX., six sons Clarence Sr. (Quansonella), Craig and Timmy Allen, all of Port Arthur, Michael of Houston, TX, Cornel of Arlington, TX and Gregory (Kathy) of North Richland Hills, TX. Fourteen grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.
A visitation will be held on Saturday, September 22, 2007 beginning at 9:00a.m. at Gabriel Funeral Home Chapel with services following at 11:00a.m. with the Reverend Floyd Graham officiating.
Robert M. McCormack
Robert M. McCormack of Laurel dies at age 83. Robert M. McCormack passed away on Tuesday, Sept 18th, 2007 at his home in Laurel, MS.
Bob was born in 1924 in Sparks, Nevada, the 5th of 10 children and grew up in Reno and Lake Tahoe, NV, and attended high school in Mill Valley, CA. He went on to graduate from the University of Nevada, Reno, in 1951 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering.
Bob is a long time resident of Laurel, having moved here in 1967 with his wife Jewel of 60 years, who passed away on 2/13/04. Bob & Jewel met during the war at a dance near her home in Port Arthur, TX while he was stationed nearby at Deridder, LA with the AAF.
Bob served in both WW II and the Korean War. He received advanced fighter training at Luke Field, Phoenix, AZ in 1944 where he trained to fly the P-51 Mustang. Bob was stationed in Eswege, Germany with the 107th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron of the 9th Air Force and later in Iceland during the Korean War. After returning from military service during WWII and Korea, Bob worked in the pulp & paper industry for most of his career. He was Plant Engineer of Masonite’s Ukiah, CA, mill before coming to Laurel, where he was the Manager of Maintenance and Engineering until he retired in 1968.
Bob is survived by his 3 sons, Michael and his wife Jennifer of Marrero, LA, Patrick and his wife Linda of Houston, TX and Robert of Eugene, OR; brother, Maurice McCormack of Bishop, CA; sister, Pat Eisenbraun of Estoneido, CA; his sister-in-law Wiley Sue Hassell of Port Arthur, TX,; (4) grandchildren, Amy Marie, Michael McCormack, Erin Mand, Brock McCormack and Great grand daughter, Maple Mand.
Randle Ray Weaver
Randle Ray Weaver, 84, of Bridge City, passed away after a lengthy illness, Tuesday, September 18, 2007, at Medical Center of Southeast
Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, September 21, 2007, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Bridge City. Reverend Bob Boone will officiate. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange.
Visitation will be 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Mr. Weaver was born June 25, 1923, in Mansfield, LA, to Thomas Randle Weaver and Nellie (Johnson) Weaver.
Mr. Weaver retired after 35 years from Texaco Inc. in Port Arthur where he was a supervisor. He served his country in the U.S. Army and was a World War II Veteran serving in the European Theater. He was also a member of First Baptist Church in Bridge City.
He is survived by his loving and devoted wife Helen Linder Weaver of Bridge City, son, Randle Weaver Jr. and wife Virginia of Denver, CO, daughter, Cathy Chatelain and husband E.B. of Port Arthur, son, Charles Weaver and wife Carreen of Nederland, eight grandchildren, three great grandchildren; sister, Jewel Miles of Olla, LA and brother Robert Weaver of Monroe, LA.
Serving as pallbearers will be Charles Weaver, Stephen Weaver, Jesse Weaver, E.B. Chatelain, Jr., Edward Chatelain, Randy Lowe and Zeb Lowe.
Honorary pallbearer will be Steven Miller. 800 Highland / Bridge City, TX 77611 / 409-735-7161 / www.claybarfuneralhome.com
Dec. 3, 1944 - Sept. 20, 2004
Teet, it’s been 3 years since
you’ve been gone, but we
know you are dancing with
the stars and Daddy.
Love and Miss you dearly,
Your sister, Debbie,
Moma, Five Brothers,
Your Husband, Children &
Loving and Missing You,
We’ll Be Together Again.
Mother, Father, Stepmom,
John Henry Sepeda
The years have come, the
years have gone, ten years to
be exact. We continue to live
by the example you set, but
missing you is fact. A fact
that we can never change is
that you will not be back,
but as a family who loves
you so, is that you will al-
ways be our Hero!
We love and miss you, your
wife Lupe, children and