Barbara Bell Aucoin

Published 4:54 pm Monday, February 17, 2020

Barbara Bell Aucoin, 78, of Bridge City, Texas, passed away on February 14, 2020, in Beaumont, Texas.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, February 17, 2020, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City.

Officiating will be Reverend Mark Bunch of St. Paul United Methodist Church in Bridge City.

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Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange.

Visitation will be from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Sunday, February 16, 2020, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City.

Born in Port Arthur, Texas, on February 15, 1941, she was the daughter of James Thomas Bell and Betty (Speed) Bell.

Barbara graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in Port Arthur.

During her time in high school, she was a part of Red Hussars Drum and Bugle Corps.

Barbara then went on to graduate from Port Arthur Business School.

She worked as the Finance Director for the city of Bridge City for over 25 years.

She spent her spare time volunteering at the McFadden Ward House in Beaumont, and she was also a member of the Red Hat Society.

Barbara enjoyed traveling and was a dedicated shopper.

Throughout her time on earth, she remained a faithful woman who loved the Lord and her family above all else.

Barbara will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

Please pray for a cure for Alzheimer’s Disease.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Betty Bell; and her brother, James Bell Jr.

She is survived by her loving husband of over 50 years, A. J. “Sandy” Aucoin; her children, Troy Aucoin and Keely Rogers of Bulverde, George Aucoin and wife Jill of Bridge City, and Natalie Allen and husband Jerry of Lumberton; her grandchildren, Sean Aucoin and wife Helen, Hunter Aucoin and wife Kamryn, Heather Aucoin, Chelsea Allen, Seth Allen, and Peyton Allen; her great-grandchildren, Hudson, Karrington, and Madeline; and her sisters-in-law, Rachel Bell, Joyce Feltman, and
Vicki Gibson.