Obituaries

Wed
03
Apr

RUSSELL “BUSTER” A. MERRELL, JR.

Russell “Buster” A. Merrell, Jr., 90, of Nederland, Texas, passed away on Wednesday, March 27, 2019, surrounded by his family. Russell was born September 17, 1928, to the late Delphine Pelloat Merrell and Russell A. Merrell, Sr. Russell worked for 35 years at Neches Butane Plant. Those left to cherish Russell’s memory are sons, David Merrell of Nederland, and Kenneth Merrell of Vidor; daughters, Glenda Munson of Boerne and Mary Hensley of Wichita, Kansas; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. His funeral service was held 10:00 a.m., Monday, April 1, 2019, at Broussard’s, followed by his interment at Greenlawn Memorial Park, Groves. Memorial contributions may be made to River City Hospice, 1001 South Main, Suite 5, Boerne, Texas 78006. Complete and updated information may be found at: broussards1889.com.

Wed
03
Apr

JOHN WILLIAM PASKELL

John William Paskell, 60, of Vidor, TX died Saturday, March 30th, 2019 in Lumberton, TX. He was a longtime resident of Vidor and enjoyed fishing, hunting, and riding motorcycles. John is survived by his son; Chris Paskell of Vidor, 1 sister; Penny Smith of Vidor and numerous nieces and nephews. Cremation arrangements were entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor.

Fri
29
Mar

MARINELL DOMINICK

Marinell Dominick, 86, of Vidor, passed away with her loving family by her side on March 26, 2019, at her home.

Funeral services will be 2:00pm, Friday, March 29, 2019, at Claybar Kelley-Watkins Funeral Home in Beaumont. Burial will follow at Magnolia Cemetery in Beaumont. Visitation will be from 5:00pm-8:00pm, Thursday, at Claybar Kelley-Watkins Funeral Home in Beaumont.

Marinell worked for TSO for several years in the lab. She and her late husband Sam founded Triangle Blue Print in 1966.

Those left to cherish her memory include her daughter, Jaylynn Lavergne of Vidor; 3 grandchildren; brother, Waymond Durham of Houston.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to American Cancer Society, 4 Bayoubrandt Dr. Ste. B, Beaumont, TX 77706 or the Humane Society, 2050 Spindletop Ave, Beaumont, TX 77705.

Fri
29
Mar

GLENDA JOYCE DUVE

Glenda J. Duve, 73 of Vidor died Sunday, March 17th, 2019 at Vidor Health and Rehab. A native of Washington, she was a longtime resident of Groves, TX before moving to Vidor 10 years ago. Glenda enjoyed music, movies and reading. She also loved cats and jewelry. Cremation arrangements were entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor. Glenda was survived by her sons Johnny Teeters Jr.of Teague, TX and Steve Teeters of Hamlet, NC, daughters Cindy Feldschau of Vidor, TX, Julia and Lisa Teeters both of Vidor, TX, 8 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.

Fri
29
Mar

GREGORY NEIL STANLEY

Gregory Neil Stanley, 43, of Vidor, TX died Monday, March 25, 2019 in Missouri where he was assaulted, which lead to his death. He was a truck driver for many years, a job he truly loved. Gregory will be missed by his friends and family, and all who knew him.

He is survived by his wife, Lantita Stanley; daughter, Christian Stanley; father, Glenn Stanley; stepmother, JoAnn Stanley; mother, Charline Anthony; brother, Tony Stanley; and older brother Adam Stanley.

Services will be held at Memorial Funeral Home in Vidor, TX, Saturday, March 30 from 5-7pm.

Wed
27
Mar

LARRY ALFORD LAYFIELD

Larry A. Layfield, 63 of Vidor died Saturday, March 23rd, 2019 at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont, TX. A native of Beaumont, he was a longtime resident of Vidor. He was a truck driver and loved spending time with his grandchildren. Cremation arrangements were entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor. A memorial service will be held at 10:00 am Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor. Larry is survived by his daughters Heather Pickron, Erica Layfield and Brandy O’Conner, father Alford Layfield, and brother Darrell Layfield all of Vidor, TX and 5 grandchildren.

Wed
27
Mar

BOYD DANIEL YOUNG, SR.

Boyd Daniel Young, Sr. was born December 22, 1939 to Homer Hodges Young and Maude Hare Young in Evadale, Texas. He left this life on Monday, March 11, 2019 and is survived by his wife of over 58 years and their son, Danny. Also surviving him are nieces and nephews, great nieces and great nephews. In 1960 Boyd began working for the East Texas Pulp & Paper Co. then owned by Time, Inc. which became MeadWestvaco in Evadale, TX and is now WestRock. In 1961, Boyd married Charlie Faye Dickerson and they made their home in Evadale. Boyd became interested in the workers’ union and started a long career in union service. A small private family gathering was held at Chinquapin Cemetery in San Augustine County, TX.

Wed
27
Mar

COACH WAYNE RILEY

Coach Wayne Riley, 76, of Silsbee, died Friday, March 22, 2019. He was born on April 13, 1942, in Kountze, to Nellie Creel Riley and Minyard Daniel Riley. Wayne coached at Silsbee High School for many years before retiring. Survivors include his wife of fifty years, Frankye Riley; daughter, Leisa Stokes, of Beaumont; 2 granddaughters,; sisters, Joyce Carlisle of Longview and Frances Riley of Vidor; brother, James Riley of Grand Forks, North Dakota; numerous nieces and nephews; and other extended family. His Funeral Mass will be at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at Saint Mark Catholic Church, 905 North 9th Street, Silsbee. His committal will be held at Broussard’s Crematorium, Beaumont. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Saint Mark Catholic Church, 905 North 9th Street Silsbee, Texas 77656 or Praise Church, 8325 Walker Road, Beaumont, Texas 77713.

Wed
27
Mar

Kenneth James Broussard

Kenneth J. Broussard, 79 of Vidor died Saturday, March 23rd, 2019 at Oakwood Nursing Home in Vidor. He was a longtime resident of Vidor. Kenneth was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Vidor and was a member of Knights of Columbus. He served his country in the U.S. Air Force and was a truck driver for 20 years. He was a family man and enjoyed spending time with the grandchildren, traveling and dancing.

Visitation will begin at 6:00 pm and a rosary at 7:00 pm Friday, March 29, 2019 at Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10:00 am Saturday, March 30, 2019 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church with burial to follow at 1:00 pm at China Cemetery in China, TX.

Wed
27
Mar

Thomas “Tom” Milton Hagler

Thomas “Tom” Milton Hagler, 84 of Vidor died Thursday, March 21st, 2019 at Village Creek Nursing Home in Lumberton, TX. A native of San Augustine, TX, he was a longtime resident of Vidor. Thomas attended Faith Baptist Church in Vidor and retired from Goodyear Chemical Plant as operations supervisor after 37 years. Thomas served his country in the U.S. Army and enjoyed fishing and gardening, but he loved spending time with his grandchildren and great granddaughter.

Visitation was 6:00 pm Sunday, March 24, 2019 at Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor. Funeral services were held at 10:00 am Monday, March 25, 2019 at Memorial Funeral Home with burial following at 2:00 pm at Antioch Cemetery in St. Augustine, Texas.

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