Dortha Jean Lisenby

Published 3:44 pm Thursday, January 12, 2017

Dortha Lisenby, 82, of Port Neches, died Thursday, January 12, 2017. She was born on September 9, 1934, in Port Arthur, to Irene Chun and Herbert Simmons. Dortha enjoyed cooking and taking care of her family.

Survivors include her husband of sixty-five years, Sam Lisenby, of Port Neches; daughters, Karen Hightower and her husband, Bob, of Waco; Sherrie Stickley of Waco; Jeanie Lisenby of Miami, Florida; son, Bruce Lisenby and his wife, Nellie, of Waco and Phillip Lisenby and his wife, Donna, of Nederland; grandchildren, Paul, Zack, Lisette, Janay, Caleb, and Blake; great-grandchildren, Makenzie, Madison, Chloe, Carrigan, Isabella, Morgan, Chevelle, and Preston; and brother, Clifford Simmons and his wife, Lou, of Nederland.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and brother, Jimmy Simmons.

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A gathering of Mrs. Lisenby’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Saturday, January 14, 2017, at Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland. Her graveside service will be 2:00 p.m., Sunday, January 15, 2017, at Oak Bluff Memorial Park, 101 Block Street, Port Neches.

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