Gilbert Earl Gore, 60, of Silsbee, died Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2004 at Memorial Hermann Baptist Hopstial in Beaumont.
Funeral service was held Friday, Sept. 3 at Farmer Funeral Home in Silsbee with burial at Cunningham Cemetery also in Silsbee.
He was a sign tech for TxDOT.
Survivors include his wife, Sarah Gore of Silsbee; sons, Clinton Earl Gore of Austin and Kevin Gore of Silsbee; mother, Willie Bee Gore of Silsbee; brother, Jerry Gore of Silsbee; sister, Elaine Mallett of Beaumont; and five grandchildren.
Mildred B. Jackson, 71, of Silsbee, died Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2004 at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont.
Funeral service was held Friday, Sept. 3 at Abundant Life United Pentecostal Church in Silsbee with burial at Resthaven Cemtery under the direction of Farmer Funeral Home also in Silsbee.
A native of Pineland, she was a longtime resident of Silsbee.
Survivors include her husband, Henry Lee Jackson of Silsbee; son, Anthony Jackson of Silsbee; daughters, Becky Roberts of Sour Lake, and Linda Bowen and Liz Cuellar, both of Rowlett; brothers, Paul Lindsey of Many, LA, John Lindsey of Spurger and Cecil Ray Lindsey of Silsbee; sisters, Gladys Williams of Many, LA, Doris Litchfield of Port Neches and Helen Lindsey of Silsbee; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Eileen H. Herold, 82, of Lumberton, died Sunday, Aug. 29, 2004 at the Lumberton Rehabilitation Center.
A graveside service was held Saturday, Sept. 4 at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Cremation arrangements were handled by Forest Lawn Funeral Home in Beaumont.
A native of Glendale, CA, she had lived in the Beaumont and Lumberton area for eight years and was a retired executive secretary for Bank of America.
Survivors include her sons, Reed Abel of Lumberton and Steven Abel of Bellflower, CA; and six grandchildren.
Arthur Dabney, 84, of Silsbee, died Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2004 at his home.
Funeral service was held Saturday, Sept. 4 at the First Missionary Baptist Church in Silsbee with burial at Kirby Cemetery also in Silsbee under the direction of Community Funeral Chapel in Beaumont.
He was a United States World War II veteran.
Survivors include sons, MacArthur Dabney and Earl Dabney, both of Silsbee and Alton Dabney and Michael Dabney, both of Beaumont; daughters, Mae Margaret Semien and Cynthia Flanagan, both of Beaumont and Carolyn Evans and Ethel Simmons, both of Silsbee; 22 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and 20 great-great-grandchildren.
Judy Ann Provost, 54, of Silsbee, died Saturday, Sept. 4, 2004 at Memorial Hermann Baptist Hospital in Beaumont.
Funeral service was held Tuesday, Sept. 7 at Farmer Funeral Home in Silsbee with burial at R.S. Farmer Memorial Cemetery also in Silsbee.
She was the manager of the flower department at Lumberton Wal-Mart.
Survivors include her husband, Jerome “Jerry” Provost of Silsbee; daughter, Heather Provost of Silsbee; son, Anthony Provost of Silsbee; brother, Kenneth McKee of Alvin; sisters, Rhonda Ferguson of Silsbee and Loretta Mott of Orange; and four grandchildren.
Lloyd “Dobe” Halbert, 86, of Evadale, died Thursday, Sept. 2, 2004 at Memorial Hermann Baptist Hospital in Beaumont.
Funeral service was held Saturday, Sept. 4 at Memorial Funeral Home in Vidor with burial at Williamson Cemetery also in Vidor.
A native of Beaumont, he had lived in Evadale for ten years and was a retired boilermaker with Local 587 with 43 years service.
He was also a United States Army World War II veteran serving with the 13th Armored Division, and was a member of the “Black Cats”.
Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Betty Halbert of Evadale; son, Harold M. Halbert of Vidor; daughters, Patsy J. Burnett of Silsbee, Nancy G. Rogers, Becky S. Hunter and Phyllis M. Goats, all of Evadale and Mary E. Halbert of Savannah, GA; sisters, Ella Nora Singleton and Norma Rene Hill, both of Vidor; 12 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.
Paul Chester Franks, 75, of Silsbee, died Friday, Sept. 3, 2004 at Kountze Nursing Cemter in Kountze.
Funeral service was held Monday, Sept. 6 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Silsbee with burial at R.S. Farmer Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Farmer Funeral Home also in Silsbee.
He was a former employee of T.E.C, a retiree and he was a United States Air Force Korean Conflict veteran.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Franks of Silsbee; sons, Byron Franks of Fort Worth and Bruce Franks of Port Neches; brother, Orville Franks of Peoria, IL; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Florence Estelle Swarthout, 91, of Silsbee, died Thursday, Sept. 2, 2004 at her home.
Funeral service was held Sunday, Sept. 5 at the First Baptist Church in Silsbee with burial at Resthaven Cemetery under the direction of Farmer Funeral Home also in Silsbee.
Survivors include son, Vance Swarthout of Lumberton; daughter, Sylvia Ann Parker of Southlake; sisters, Louise Greene of Lake Jackson and Mary Ann Taft of Daisetta; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.