Jo Ann Baer Rodrigue

Published 3:54 pm Monday, August 14, 2017

Jo Ann Baer Rodrigue, 86, of Port Arthur, Texas passed away on Sunday, August 13, 2017 at her home.

She was born on October 11, 1930 to her parents, Louis Baer and Jeanne Caillouet Baer in Rayne, Louisiana. Jo Ann has been a resident of the area for most of her life. She retired as owner and operator of Ed’s Bar-B-Que. She served in the U. S. Air Force. Jo Ann was affiliated with St. Joseph Catholic Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters and four brothers and her husband, Oray George Rodrigue.

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Jo Ann is survived by her two sons, Michael Rodrigue of Port Arthur, Patrick Rodrigue and his wife, Cathy of Austin, Texas, her three daughters, Joan Rodrigue Cormier of Austin, Texas, Debra Doroin and her husband, David of Groves, Evelina Warren and her husband, Bruce of Austin, Texas, her six grandchildren, James Cormier, Christine Cormier Do, Meredith Warren, Olivia Warren, Emma Rodrigue and Jack Rodrigue. She is also survived by her two sisters, Yvonne Gary of Trinity, Texas, Kay Weidner of Aubrey, Texas and her brother, Max Baer of Gonzales, Louisiana, along with numerous nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews.

Visitation for family and friends will be on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Clayton Thompson Funeral Home in Groves. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 AM Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at St. James Catholic Church in Port Arthur. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Clayton Thompson.