Mary Verna McHenry Hawn, 74, of Lumberton, died Saturday, Jan. 24, 2004.
Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 29 at Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Lumberton under the direction of E.E. Stringer Funeral Home in Kirbyville.
She was a longtime resident of Lumberton.
Survivors include her husband of 32 years, David A. Hawn of Lumberton; daughters, Mary Meads of Kirbyville, Wanda Kiefe of Bellville, Deborah McHenry of Lumberton, and Kay Street and Amy Beth McHenry, both of Houston; sons, Wayne McHenry of Jacksonville, Lynn McHenry of Dam B, Paul McHenry of Lumberton and Kirwin McHenry of Troup; mother, Ozea Toups of Louisiana; sister, Irene of Louisiana; brother, Gayneaux of Louisiana; 18 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Herman Otis Graham, 72, of Lumberton, died Saturday, Jan. 24, 2004 at his residence.
Local arrangements were under the direction of Broussard’s Mortuary in Beaumont. His body was donated to the PCC Anatomical Gift Program at Parker College for medical research.
A lifelong resident of Beaumont before moving to Lumberton, he was the owner of Rainbow Paint Contracting and was a United States Air Force veteran.
Survivors include his wife, Julia Graham of Lumberton; sons, Clinton Graham of Groves and Andrew Graham of Baton Rouge, La; daughter, Kathran LeBlanc of Port Neches; sister, Pauline Cooley of Beaumont; and eight grandchildren.
Russell Dunshie-Poore, 31, of Lumberton, died in Del Rio.
Funeral service was held Thursday, January 15, 2004 at Claybar Kelley-Watkins Funeral Home in Beaumont with burial at Claybar Haven of Rest Cemetery.
A native of Beaumont, he was a longtime resident of Lumberton and was self-employed. He was also a United States Army veteran where he was an intelligence analyst.
Survivors include daughters, Alexa, Daysha and Jadyn Poore; sons, Tristan, Lyndon, Michael and Dustin Poore; mother, Sonja Ellis of Lumberton; father, William E. Dunshie of Conroe; and brother, Michael Bonnin of Lumberton.
Gertrude “Suggie” Smyly, 81, of Lake Jackson, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2004 at the Methodist Hospital in Houston.
Funeral service was held Saturday, Jan. 17 at the First Baptist Church in Lake Jackson under the direction of Lakewood Funeral Home also in Lake Jakson. A graveside service was held Sunday, Jan. 18 at Knupple Cemetery in Silsbee under the direction of Farmer Funeral Home also in Silsbee.
A native and former longtime resident of Silsbee, she had lived in Lake Jackson since 1997. She had been a designer for Silsbee Flower Shop and had worked many years for Tennison Clinic.
Survivors include her daughters, Sherry Parker of Channelview and Joanna Ivy of Lake Jackson; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Evie Caroline Carpenter O’Neal, 91, of Orange, died Friday, Jan. 16, 2004 at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont.
Funeral service was held Sunday, Jan. 18 at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Graveside services were held Monday, Jan. 19 at Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery in Pine Prairie, La.
A native of Pine Prairie, she had lived in Orange 51 years and was a homemaker.
Survivors include her son, Gordon O’Neal; two grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Curtis Brunson Harvill, 85, of Silsbee, died Monday, Jan. 19, 2004 at Silsbee Convalescent Center.
A graveside service was held Wednesday, Jan. 21 at Franks Branch Cemetery in Fred under the direction of Farmer Funeral Home in Silsbee.
A native of Fred and a lifeong resident of Silsbee, he was owner of Harvill Sawmill and a retired carpenter.
Survivors include his daughters, Edna Dominguez of Silsbee, Gloria Wheeler of Lumberton and Vicki Fondrick of Buna; sisters, Fay Cook of Silsbee, Ann Dean of Center, Louise Drake of Fred, Barbara Gentry of Victoria and Jimmie Kitzman of Houston; brothers, Jack Harvill of Silsbee and Myers Harvill of Conroe; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Robert Fuller Rogers, 78, of Warren, died Sunday, Jan. 18, 2004 at the Kountze Nursing Center in Kountze.
A memorial service will be held at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 25 at the First Pentecostal Church in Fred.
A native of Elkhorn, WI, he was a United States World War II veteran.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Rogers of Warren; sons, Michael Allen Rogers of Hockley and John Samuel Rogers of Kentucky; daughters, Jacky Mejia of Tomball, Rev. Theresa Chance of Fred and Shirley Faye Bell of Huffman; sister, Betty Kline of Florida; 14 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.