Jane Ellen Goff DeVillier, 70, of Nederland, died Friday, September 13, 2013, at Harbor Hospice, Beaumont. She was born on August 2, 1943, to Alice and Clyde Goff in Port Arthur, and had been a lifelong resident of the area. Jane worked for twenty-one years as an office manager with Insurance Service Company. She later worked at Baptist Student Union, located on Lamar University’s campus. Jane was a member of Port Arthur and Mid-County Pilot Club and an active member of First Baptist Church, Nederland. In addition to teaching Sunday school, she was involved with the church’s Silver Tones Choir, Adult Bell Choir and directed the Children’s Bell Choir in both Port Arthur and Nederland. Jane enjoyed sewing, traveling and especially spending time with her family.
She is survived by her husband of fifty-two years, Kenneth DeVillier; sons, Kenneth Ray DeVillier and his wife, June, of Kingwood, Kraig Alan DeVillier and his wife, Julie, of Nederland and Kory Michael DeVillier and his wife, Mary, of Groves; grandchildren, Kasey, Tracy, Kira, Kody, Kristal, Kayla, Kimberly and Kendal; great-grandchildren, Kirsten, Zayden, Kolton and Luke; and a host of additional relatives and friends.
A gathering of Mrs. DeVillier’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Monday, September 16, 2013, at Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland. Her funeral service will be 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, September 17, 2013, at Broussard’s, with Reverend Doctor Jason Burden officiating. Interment will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park, in Groves.
Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 700 North Street, Suite M, Beaumont, Texas 77701.
Complete and updated information may be found at www.broussards1889.com .