Obituaries

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Thomas "Tommy" Wesley Davis Jr.

Tommy Davis, 52 of Vidor died Saturday, July 25th, 2020 at The Medical Center of Southeast Texas in Port Arthur. A native of Beaumont, he was a lifelong resident of Vidor. Tommy was a member Trinity Baptist Church in Vidor and was a truck driver. Tommy was always helping people and made people laugh. Cremation arrangements were entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor. A memorial service was held at 11:00 am Monday, July 27, 2020 at Trinity Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife of 25 years Bridget Davis of Vidor, TX, son Hunter Davis of Vidor, TX, mother Linda Davis Jacks Vidor, TX, and sister Crystal Tapps of Round Rock, TX.

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29
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Corbyn Rutherford

Corbyn Rutherford infant boy of Cory and Echo Rutherford of Jasper, TX died Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020 at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont. Graveside services was held at 9:30 am Monday, July 27, 2020 at Restlawn Memorial Park in Vidor. Corbyn is survived by his parents Cory and Echo Rutherford of Jasper, TX, grandparents Teresa Dunaway of Ohatchee, AL, Jill Rutherford of Vidor, TX and Roy "Sonny" Rutherford of Orange, TX.

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Virge Cam Thomas

Virge Cam Thomas, 89 of Vidor died Thursday, July 23rd, 2020 at Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas in Beaumont. A native of Gist, TX, He was a lifelong resident of Vidor. Virge was a member of First Baptist Church and was an operator for Texaco for 42 years. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and coached little league Baseball. Visitation was 6:00pm Monday, July 27, 2020 at Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor. Funeral services were held at 10:00 am Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at Memorial Funeral Home with burial to follow at Restlawn Memorial Park in Vidor. Virge is survived by his wife of 71 years Betty Thomas of Vidor, TX, son David Thomas of Vidor, TX, daughter Marilyn Oliva of Humble, TX, sister Fannie Carpenter of Beaumont, TX, brother Leonard Thomas of Vidor, TX, 4 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.

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29
Jul

Richard "Frog" Nick Chaison Sr.

Richard "Frog" Nick Chaison Sr., 46, of Vidor died Friday, July 17th, 2020 at his home in Vidor, Texas. A longtime resident of Vidor, who enjoyed playing music on his guitar and drums and writing his own music. A memorial service was held for Richard at 2:00 pm, Sunday, July 25, 2020 at Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor. He was survived by his sons Isaac Chaison of Vidor, TX, Richard Nick Chaison Jr. of Vidor, TX, and Luke Chaison of Vidor, his daughter Lana Chaison of Vidor, father Jeff Chaison III of Mauriceville, TX, mother Joyce Aldrich of Vidor, TX, brother Jeff Chaison IV of Spurger, TX, and 3 grandchildren.

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29
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Allen Lorenzo Jagneaux

Allen L. Jagneaux, 65 of Vidor died Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020 at his residence. A native of Anahuac, TX, he was a longtime resident of Vidor. Allen was a carpenter and served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam era. He enjoyed fishing and was a pro at repurposing, but most of all he loved to dance especially the jitter bug. Cremation arrangements were entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor. A visitation began 6:00 pm Friday, July 24, 2020 at Memorial Funeral Home. He is survived by his wife of 10 years Tami Peck of Vidor, TX, children Nick, Erica, Chris and Jennifer, mother Rose Jagneaux of Vidor, TX, sister Helen Baumgarte of Vidor, TX, 5 grandchildren.

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29
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William Marvin Goode

William Marvin Goode

On July 28, 2020, William (Bill) Marvin Goode, loving husband and father of two children, passed away at age 95.

Bill was born on February 8, 1925, in Beaumont, Texas, to Mackernuss and Lottie Winifred (Deakle) Goode. He served his country during WWII signing up, with his mother’s approval, at age 17 in the U. S. Navy. He received his AA degree in electronics after the war and worked as an electrician for Boeing Aircraft Company, where he was assigned to all of the Apollo moon projects in New Orleans, Louisiana. His original design contribution to the Apollo project is held in the Smithsonian; he was honored at Boeing for that accomplishment with a “Bill Goode Day” celebration. After the Apollo projects were completed, Bill finished his career at the Rocky Flats nuclear weapons facility in Denver, Colorado, where he again created an original design for radiation monitoring equipment, which is still used today in the nuclear complex.

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Hershel Bernard Williams

Hershel Bernard Williams

Hershel Bernard Williams 87, of Vidor. Born on June 22, 1933 to Sue Camille Love and Robert Williams in Quitman, LA. He retired from the City of Groves after 40 years of service. He loved fishing, gardening, and taking care of animals. He was a very loving Husband, Father, Grandfather and Great Grandfather. He was preceded in death by his mom, Sue Camille Love, father, Robert Williams, son Terry Lane Williams, and sister Nadine Williams. He is survived by his loving wife of 37 years Suzanne Kelsey Williams, 2 sons Ronald Williams and wife Rose of Jasper, Russell Williams and wife Tina of Vidor. Grandchildren Kristina & James, Josh, Anne & Shane, Natasha & Daniel, Wayne & Allie, Amber and John Patrick Kelsey III and 17 great grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000 DEPT 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908.

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22
Jul

Billy Wayne Smith

Billy Wayne Smith, 67, of Vidor, TX died Wednesday, July 1st, 2020 at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont, TX. A native of Beaumont he was a longtime resident of Vidor. Billy retired from US Steel Company and worked with Smith Pump and Well Service. He served in the U.S. Army during Vietnam and enjoyed working on hot rods and building computers. Billy is survived by his wife of 7 years; Lani Smith, 2 sons; Danny Smith of Vidor and Ben Smith of Lumberton, TX, 9 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. He is also survived by 1 sister; Peggy S. Ramb of Vidor and 1 brother; Terry Smith and his wife Liz also of Vidor along with numerous nieces and nephews.

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22
Jul

Jeanette "Jean" Marie Constance

Jean M. Constance, 85 of Vidor died Monday, July 13th, 2020 at her residence. A native of Hathaway, LA, she was a longtime resident of Vidor. Jean was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Vidor. She enjoyed gardening and going to the casino's. Visitation will begin at 6:00 pm Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor. A funeral liturgy outside mass was celebrated 10:00 am Thursday, July 16, 2020 at Memorial Funeral Home with burial to follow at Restlawn Memorial Park in Vidor. Jean is survived by her husband of 67 years Norris Constance, sons Ricky Constance, Roger Constance, and Tangi Constance all of Vidor, TX, sister Ella Rougeau Vinton, LA, brother Sammy Crochet of Hot Spring, AR, 14 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren, 4 great great grandchildren.

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Sally McDaniel

Sally McDaniel

Sally R. McDaniel, 91 of Vidor died Saturday, July 18th, 2020 at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont. A native of Meadville, Mississippi, she was a longtime resident of Vidor. Sally was a member of Church of the Nazarene in Vidor and was a homemaker. C r e m a t i o n arrangements were entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at Church of the Nazarene in Vidor. Sally is survived by her daughter Judy Korman of Vidor, TX, son Glenn Lee Toney of Liberty, TX, 3 grandchildren, and 5 great grandchildren.

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