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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Mary Pamela “Pamma” Shivers

Pam “Pamma” Shivers, 71 of Vidor died Thursday, February 21st, 2019 at Oakwood Manor Nursing Home in Vidor. Pam was a native of Many, Louisiana, she was a longtime resident of Vidor. Pam was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Vidor and was an office manager for Dr. Phillips and Dr. Laughlin for 30 years. She enjoyed ceramics, gardening flowers, cooking and eating, but most of all she was an animal lover especially dogs. Pam was tied to and had done a great amount of funding to the animal rescue group Sweet Pups.

Visitation will begin at 6:00 pm Friday, March 1, 2019 at Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Saturday, March 2, 2019 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints with cremation to follow.

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JAMES EDWARD PARKER

James Edward Parker, 81, of Vidor, Texas went to his heavenly home on February 22, 2019 after a long illness with dementia. He was a draftsman of home plans, and worked for NASA’s space programs, Boeing Aircraft, and numerous petroleum companies. He also worked as a metal engraver, movie extra, military reenactor, and aerial photographer.

A Graveside Service for Mr. Parker was held 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, February 26, 2019, at Old Hardin Cemetery, Kountze, under the direction of Broussard’s, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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