Obituaries

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Metta Jean McPherson Riggle

Metta Jean McPherson Riggle won her ten year battle with Parkinson’s disease and went to be with her Lord and Savior on February 17, 2019. Metta was born in Wheeling County, WV on February 24, 1939. She grew up in West Virginia and Pennsylvania, graduating from West Alexandria High School of West Alexandria, PA in 1957.

Metta is preceded in death by her husband, Ralford, of 48 years; her mother, Thelma McPherson and her brother, Earnest Culley, Jr. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Carol and Dennis Parsley of Mauriceville, TX; her son and daughter-in-law, James D. and Tammy Riggle of Sparta, TN; grandson, Nathan Landolt of Houston, TX; grandson and granddaughterin-law Seth and Jill Landolt of Wylie, TX; grandson, Tyler Riggle of Sparta, TN; sister and brother-in-law Glenda and William Craig of Claysville, PA; numerous nieces and nephews and other extended family and friends.

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Feb

REV. HAROLD McDANIEL

Reverend Harold Winford “H.W.” McDaniel, 87, of Vidor, died Tuesday, February 19, 2019. Elder McDaniel was Pastor of the Church of the Lord Jesus Christ of Vidor from June 25, 1960 until June 25, 2000.

A gathering of Reverend H.W. McDaniel’s family and friends will be 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., Thursday, February 21, 2019, at First Pentecostal Church, 1420 North 5th Street, Silsbee. His funeral service will be 10:00 a.m., Friday, February 22, 2019, at the church. His interment will be 2:00 p.m. at Del Rose Dixson Cemetery, Vidor.

Survivors include his wife, Betty McDaniel; children, Cathy Seigrist, Carol McDaniel and Windy McDaniel; several grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; one great-greatgrandchild; sister, Janice Dixson and brother, Charles Young.

Complete information may be found at: broussards1889.com .

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Feb

Herman “Butch” Walton

Herman “Butch” Walton, 77, of Orange, Texas, passed away on February 14, 2019, at his home in Orange.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, February 18, 2019, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Reverend Jeremy Walton. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange.

Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. until 5 p.m., Sunday, February 17, 2019, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.

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20
Feb

Joyce Hammock

Joyce Hammock, 70, of Sour Lake, TX, died February 14th, 2019 in Beaumont, TX. A native of Nacogdoches, TX she was a longtime resident of Vidor, TX before moving to Sour Lake to live with her sister Peggy. Joyce loved to read and work crossword puzzles and especially enjoyed going shopping.

Visitation was held Monday, February 18, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor. Funeral services were held Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at Memorial Funeral Home with interment following at Restlawn Memorial Park.

Joyce is survived by 3 sons: Manuel Galaviz and Clint Galaviz both of Maysville, OK, and Henry Galaviz and his wife Amy of Nederland, TX, 12 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, and 1 sister; Peggy Griffin and her husband Chester of Sour Lake. Joyce was preceded in death by 1 daughter; Cindy Galaviz, 1 brother; Marvin Hammack, and her parents; George and Christine Hammack.

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Feb

RICHARD “RICK” WAYNE SMITH

Rick W. Smith, 61 of Vidor died Sunday, February 17th, 2019 at his residence. A native of Beaumont, he was a lifelong resident of Vidor. Rick attended Turning Point Church in Vidor and worked for the City of Vidor as a Heavy Equipment Operator. Visitation will begin at 6:00 pm Thursday, February 21, 2019 at Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am Friday, February 22, 2019 at Memorial Funeral Home with burial to follow at Restlawn Memorial Park in Vidor. He is survived by his son Jacob Smith and his wife Saren of Houston, TX, brothers Walter Smith of Hempstead, TX and Jacob Smith of Cleveland, TX, sister Diane Livesy of Kilgore, TX, and 1 granddaughter.

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Feb

ADAM ROMERO

Adam Romero, 91, of Vidor, TX, died Friday, February 15th, 2019 at his home. A native of Youngsville, LA he was a longtime resident of Vidor. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII. Adam worked as a carpenter for most of his life. Visitation will be Friday, February 22, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor. A graveside service and interment will follow at 2:00 p.m. at Restlawn Memorial Park. Adam is survived by his wife; Joyce Romero of Vidor, 5 daughters; Elaine Stevenson of Vidor, Janice Clever of Maurice, LA, Judy Richard of Church Point, LA, Melinda Faulk of Beaumont and Kathy Lewis of Vidor, 2 sons; Early Romero of Delcambre, LA and Ernest Romero of Maurice, LA, 2 step-daughters; Lucretia McDonald of DeRidder, LA and Wendy Gallien of Athens, AL, 2 step-sons; Wesley Fairchild of Vidor and David Fairchild Mauriceville, TX.

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BILLY JAMES DAIGLE

Billy James Daigle, 62, of Vidor died Friday, February 15, 2019 at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont. He was a lifelong resident of Vidor who was an iron worker. His visitation will be from 6:00-10:00 pm and a rosary begins at 7:00 pm Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor. His celebration of life will be Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 2:00 pm at Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor with interment to follow at Restlawn Memorial Park. Billy is survived by his sons Shawn Daigle of Orangefield, Texas and Joshua Clothier of Oklahoma City, OK, daughter Jessie Clothier Knittle of Guthrie, OK, brothers Roy Daigle of Vidor, TX, Bobby Daigle of ID, Nelson Daigle of Vidor, TX, Gerald Daigle of Vidor, TX, Donald Daigle of Austin, TX, and Abby Daigle of Vidor, TX, sisters Judy Brucia of Vidor, TX, Anna Townsend of CO, and Kathy Jarnigan of Vidor, TX.

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MISTY HAYES (HEIDER)

Misty Hayes (Heider), born January 20, 1975, passed away on February 9, 2019. Misty dedicated her life to being a loving wife to Cecil Hayes and Mother to Alexzandra (Alex) Hayes. And step daughter Stephanie Hopson.

She leaves behind her sister Kasandra Jaquez, Brother in Law Doug Jaquez, two nephews, two uncles and many loving cousins.

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13
Feb

Mary Anne Maines

Mary Anne Mains, 61 of Vidor died Sunday, February 10, 2019 at her residence. A native of Port Arthur, TX, she was a longtime resident of Vidor. Mary was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church and was a homemaker. She enjoyed sewing and arts and crafts, but she enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren the most.

Visitation will begin at 6:00 pm and a rosary at 7:00 pm Friday, February 15, 2019 at Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Saturday, February 16, 2019 at Memorial Funeral Home with cremation to follow.

Mary is survived by her daughter Keri Atkins and her husband Alex of Vidor, TX, sister Judy Brucia of Vidor, TX, Kathy Jarnigan of Vidor, TX, and Anna Townsend of Colorado, brothers Roy Daigle of Vidor, TX, Bobby Daigle of Idaho, Nelson, Abby, Billy , and Gerald Daigle all of Vidor, TX, Donald Daigle of Austin, TX, and 3 grandchildren April, Luke and Ariana Atkins.

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MARTHA BROWN HAMILTON

1944 - 2019 A celebration of Martha Brown Hamilton’s Life, age 74, of Jasper was at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, February 9, 2019, at Ebenezer Baptist Church near Jasper with burial following at Hancock Cemetery.

Visitation was held Friday, February 8, 2019, from 4:30 - 8:00 p.m. at Stringer & Griffin Funeral Home in Jasper. Martha died February 4, 2019, at her home. Born in Beaumont and a native of Silsbee, she was a former resident of Vidor. A 1962 graduate of Silsbee High School, she married the love of her life, Gene Hamilton.

Martha is survived by her husband of over 56 years, Gene Hamilton, of Jasper, Texas; a son, Loyd Todd Hamilton of Seabrook, Texas; a daughter, Cindy Weston of College Station, Texas; a brotherin-law, Mark Hamilton of Lake Conroe, Texas, five grandchildren. She is also survived by a host of other family and friends.

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