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BOTTS, LEO WAYNE “PAPPY”
Graveside services for Leo Wayne “Pappy” Botts, 86 of Jasper, will be Thursday, February 13, 2003 at 10:00 a.m. at Evergreen Cemetery in Jasper. Visitation will begin at 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 12, 2003 at Stringer & Griffin Funeral Home of Jasper. Mr. Botts died Sunday, February 9, 2003 at his residence in Jasper. A native of Garber, Oklahoma and former resident of Newton, he was a longtime resident of Jasper. He was a graduate of Garber High school where he drove his own school bus and attended Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Oklahoma where he played football. He began working construction then became superintendent with Foster Wheeler Corp. & Crest, Inc. until his retirement. He built refineries in seven different countries. He loved in addition to his family, woodworking, hunting and fishing. Survivors include one son; Doug Botts of Jasper; one daughter, Mary Bray and husband Guy James of Jasper; sister-in-law Doris Botts of Enid, Oklahoma; three sisters, Irline Nutting of Lodi, California, Ophia Walls of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and Gladys Gozzarino of Santa Rose, California; seven grandchildren and a special friend and care giver for seven years. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to Lakes Area Hospice at 254 Ethel Street, Jasper, TX 75951. Services are under the direction of Stringer & Griffin Funeral Home of Jasper.

Boudreaux, Barbara Yancy and Infant
{Sept. 26, 1975}
KIRBYVILLE – Funeral for Barbara Yancey Boudreaux, 36, and her infant son was Monday in Causey’s E.E. Stringer Funeral Home. Burial will be at 2 p.m. today in Jean Cemetery near Graham. They died at 11:55 a.m. Friday in an automobile accident near Leesville. A native of Holiday, Mrs. Boudreaux was a former resident of Louisiana and had lived in Kirbyville since 1966. Mrs. Boudreaux’s survivors include her husband, Larry Boudreaux; four daughters, Cheree, Theresa, Laura and Margaret Boudreaux; three sons, Larry, Michael and John Boudreaux, all of Kirbyville; her father, J.E. Yancey of Hawthorne, Calif., and one sister, Emma Lee Horlocher of Torrence, Calif.

Boughan, James Ferguson
Jan 17, 1990
James Ferguson Boughan, 64, of Call died Wednesday at Jasper Memorial Hospital in Jasper. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Kirbyville Memorial Funeral Home in Kirbyville with burial at Trout Creek Cemetery in Call. A native of San Augustine County, he lived in Call 45 years, was a retired operator from Local 450 and a U.S. Navy veteran. Survivors include his wife, Ruby Boughan of Call; a son, James Boughan of Call; a brother, Joe Boughan of Buna; and two grandsons.

Boughan, Mary Miller
Apr. 16, 1978
BUNA – Funeral for Mary Miller Boughan, 96, of Buna will be at 1 p.m. today at Call Junction Baptist Church near Kirbyville with burial in Brookeland Cemetery under direction of Causey’s E.E. Stringer Funeral Home. Mrs. Boughan died at 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Buna Medical Hospital. A native of San Augustine County, she lived in the Buna-Kirbyville area 30 years. Survivors include two sons, Joe B. Boughan of Buna and James F. Boughan of Call; a daughter, Mrs. K.L. Jacks of Pineland; a brother, J.H. Miller of Pineland; four grandchildren 10 great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.

Bowen, Annie Jane
Dec. 22, 1977
JASPER – Graveside service for Annie Jane Bowen, 85, of Jasper was held Friday in Morse Cemetery in Buna under direction of Causey E.E. Stringer Funeral Home of Kirbyville. Mrs. Bowen died Thursday in Mary Dickerson Hospital in Jasper. Survivors include a son, John Calvin Bowen Jr. of Jasper; and a sister, Martha Wallace of Kirbyville.

Boyett, James Estelle
KIRBYVILLE – Funeral for James Estelle Boyett, 71, of Kirbyville will be at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Central Baptist Church with the Rev. Percy Bailey officiating. Burial will be in the Magnolia Springs Cemetery under the direction of Causey’s E.E. Stringer Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be members of Central Baptist Church. Mr. Boyett died Sunday, November 18, 1979 at 6:30 a.m. at his home after an illness. He was a lifelong resident of the Kirbyville community. A retired maintenance employee of the Southwestern Timber Co., he was also a farmer and rancher. He was a member of the Central Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Jewel Everage Boyett of Kirbyville; a son and daughter-in-law, Edward and Bobbie Boyett of Silsbee; a foster daughter, Pauline Davis of Kirbyville; a brother, Lon Boyett of Silsbee; grandchildren, Jerry and Dianne Gore of Canoga Park, Calif., Pete and Nola Baker of Silsbee, and James and Cheryl Boyett of Silsbee; great-grandchildren, Jerry Niles Gore Jr., Terri Gore, Kathy Gore, and Rodney Baker; sisters, Celestria “Sis” Hawthorne, Epsey Hall, Louie Kelly, and Fannie Hamlett, all of Kirbyville.

Boyett, Lon
Feb. 13, 1986
...oilfield foreman
SILSBEE – Funeral for Lon Boyett, 72, of Silsbee will be at 2 p.m. today at St. Mark’s Catholic Church with burial in Resthaven Cemetery under the direction of Farmer Funeral Home. A Christian wake was held at 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home He died Thursday at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont after an illness. A native of Kirbyville, he lived in Silsbee 25 years and was an operator foreman for Chessher Sutton Oilfield Co. Survivors include his wife, Geraldine Boyett of Silsbee; three daughters, Faye Ellis of Jasper, Phoebe Littlepage of Silsbee and Sherry Buckner of San Antonio; two sisters, Epsie Hall and Louie Kelley, both of Kirbyville; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Boyett, Robert Russell
Mar. 12, 1984
Funeral service for Robert Russell Boyett, 80, of Kirbyville will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 14 at Causey’s E.E. Stringer Funeral Home in Kirbyville with burial in Bean Cemetery. He died Tuesday at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont after an illness. A native of Pineland, he lived in Kirbyville most of his life and was a retired custodian from the Kirbyville school system. Survivors include his wife, Marithe Coleman Boyett of Kirbyville; two sons, Robert Boyett of Vidor and John Boyett of Newton; seven daughters, Mary Williams and Patsy McLeod of Lufkin, Mary Frances Coleman of Buna, Betty Sue Goff of Torrance, California, Connie Jean Mcleod, Dorothy......

Boyett, Spicey Norsworthy
Dec. 28, 1984
Funeral for Spicey Norsworthy Boyett, 79, of Vidor was held at 2 p.m. December 30 at Causey’s E.E. Stringer Funeral Home Chapel in Kirbyville with burial in Magnolia Springs Cemetery. She died Wednesday at her home after an illness. A native of Kirbyville, she lived in Vidor one year. Survivors include three daughters, Martha Webb of Dallas, Lorraine Adams of Crossett, Arkansas, and Cora Page of Vidor; two sons, Rev. Archie Boyett of Houston and Donald E. Boyett of Florida; a sister, Gertrude Tomme of Waco; a brother, Archie Norsworthy of Lufkin; 12 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Block, Oscar C.
Aug. 23, 1974
BUNA – Funeral services for Oscar C. Block, 62, of Rt. 2, Box 155 will be at 3 p.m. today in Causey’s E.E. Stringer Funeral Home. Burial will be in Antioch Cemetery. He died at 11 p.m. Friday in the Buna Medical Center. A native of Orange, he had lived in Vidor and moved to Buna 14 years ago. He was a retired pipefitter. Survivors include his wife, Muriel Courmier Block; one daughter, Joan Cosby of San Antonio; two sons, Gene Block of Buna and Michael Block of Evadale and three sisters, Edna Houseman and Lettie Philmon, both of Vidor and Pearl Houseman of Newton.

Boles, Floyd M. “Jack”
Floyd M. “Jack Boles, 87, of Kirbyville died Monday, June 6, 1988 at Jasper Convalescent Center. Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Kirbyville Memorial Funeral Home with burial in Magnolia Springs Cemetery. A native of Shelby County, he lived in the Kirbyville area 50 years and was retired from Texaco Inc. Survivors include his wife, Ozell Boles; and two sons, Charles Mussellwhite and William Mussellwhite, all of Kirbyville; three daughters, Barbara Nichols of Burkeville, and Norma McClelland and Martha Jones, both of Kirbyville; three sisters, Bertha Bounds and Neva Fitts, both of Groves, and Vern Satterwhite of Port Arthur; 19 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Bolton, Charlsey Hays
Feb. 28, 1982
...retired teacher
KIRBYVILLE – Charlsey Hays Bolton, 72, of Kirbyville died Sunday at Autumn Hills Convalescent Center in Friendswood. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at United Methodist Church with burial in Kirbyville Cemetery under the direction of Causey E.E. Stringer Funeral Home. A native of Rotan, Texas, she lived in Kirbyville 46 years and was a retired schoolteacher, billboard company operator, and former member of the Texas Board of Education. Survivors include a daughter, Olivia Bolton of Houston, four sons, Walter T. Bolton of Kirbyville, Charles Bolton of Houston, Hayes Bouton of Dallas and Capt. Dewey Bolton of Fort Knox, Ken. two sisters,; Velma Barnett of Valley Mills, Texas and Gladys Carr of Lake Whitney, Texas; and three grandchildren.

Bond, Lewis A.
Jun. 22, 1988
BUNA – Lewis A. Bond, 66, of Buna died Wednesday at Baptist Hospital. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church in Buna with burial in Antioch Cemetery under the direction of Causey’s E.E. Stringer Funeral Home. A native of Pitkin, La., he lived in Buna 42 years and was a retired agent with Santa Fe Railway and a World War II Army veteran. Survivors include his wife, Marvis Lavender Bond of Buna; a daughter, Susan Oglesbee of Austin; a son, David Bond of Waco; a brother, E.A. Bond of El Dorado, Ark.; and three grandchildren.

Bond, Lewis Preston
Funeral services for Lewis Preston Bond, 73, of Jasper and formerly of Buna are pending and will be announced by Causey's E.E. Stringer Funeral Home. Bond died in the Buna Medical Center at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, August 25, 1971 after a short illness. He is a native of Pitkin, La. And had lived in Jasper 17 years and in Buna and San Augustine previous to that. He was a retired section foreman for the Santa Fe Railroad, a Baptist and a Mason. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Ella Reed Bond; two sons, Lewis Bond of Buna and Eulis Bond of El Dorado, Ark.; four sisters, Mrs. Ethel Caraway of Sugartown, La., Mrs. Margie Martin and Mrs. Delila Davis of Pitkin and Mrs. Julia Ann Finnell of Wichita Falls; five brothers, Beaton Bond of DeRidder, La. And John, Mike, Seborn and Huey Bond all of Pitkin; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Bonner, James
Sep. 23, 1978
KIRBYVILLE – Funeral for James Bonner, 83, of Call Junction is pending at Causey’s E.E. Stringer Funeral Home. He died at 6 p.m. Saturday at Buna Medical Center. A native of Jasper, he had lived in Call Junction for 33 years and was a retired dairyman. Survivors include his wife, Alma Richardson Bonner of Call Junction; two daughters, Janet Sims and Mary Frances Huffman, both of Kirbyville; two sons, the Rev. James Bonner of Vidor and Elvin Bonner of Kirbyville; a sister, Evie Chambliss of Center; 17 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Bono, Velma Louise
Velma Louise Bono, 75, of Kirbyville died Monday, March 20, 1995 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at Our Lady of LaSallette Catholic Church in Kirbyville with burial at Kirbyville Cemetery under the direction of E.E. Stringer Funeral Home in Kirbyville. A native of Many, La., she lived in Kirbyville 53 years. Survivors include her husband, John Bono Jr. of Kirbyville; son, John A. Bono of Kirbyville; brother, Roy Herndon of Kirbyville; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Bostick, Murrell Hopson
Oct. 29, 1984
Funeral for Murrell Hopson Bostick, 79, of Kirbyville was held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Causey’s E.E. Stringer Funeral Home in Kirbyville. Burial was in Bean Cemetery. She died Monday at Bur Mont Nursing Home in Silsbee. Mrs. Bostick lived most of her life in Kirbyville and was formerly employed by the Palace Theater. She is survived by a son, Orville Bostick of Houston; two sisters, Dollie Beard of Kirbyville and Ottis Yeates of Beaumont; a brother, Woodrow Hopson of San Francisco, Cal.; and two grandchildren.

Biscamp, Windi Posey
Windi Posey Biscamp, 23, of Kirbyville died Tuesday, December 6, 1988 at Jasper Memorial Hospital after an illness. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at E.E. Stringer Funeral Home in Kirbyville with burial in Trout Creek Cemetery. A native of Buna, she lived in Kirbyville 15 years. Survivors include her husband, Brent Biscamp; a daughter, Ashley Biscamp; parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.R. Posey; a brother, Lynn Hardy; and sisters, Sissy Porterfield and Mary Posey, all of Kirbyville; and grandparents, Leater Posey of Mauriceville, and Mr. and Mrs. James McClelland of Kirbyville.

Bishop, Alice
Jan. 30, 1978
KIRBYVILLE – Funeral for Alice Bishop, 80, of Kirbyville will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Causey’s E.E. Stringer Funeral Home with burial in Bean Cemetery. Mrs. Bishop died at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Buna Medical Center. She was a lifelong resident of Jasper County. Survivors include three sons, James Bishop of California, and Cecil and David Bishop, both of Kirbyville; a daughter, Dorothy Robinson of Woodville; a brother, Albert West of Kirbyville; three sisters, Lillie Walters of Buna and Mae Buchanan and Velma Wilson, both of Kirbyville, 17 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Bishop, Cecil Ray
Feb. 17, 1984
...plumber
KIRBYVILLE – Cecil Ray Bishop, 49, of Kirbyville died Friday at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont after an illness. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at Causey’s E.E. Stringer Funeral Home with burial in Bean Cemetery. A lifelong resident of Kirbyville, he was a plumber. Survivors include his wife, Yvonne Rogers Bishop of Kirbyville; two sons, Richard A. Bishop and Rayford D. Bishop, both of Kirbyville; four daughters, Karen J. Brown of LaPorte, Linda Sue Naegele of Lake Charles, La., and Nancy F. Bishop and Mary Beth Bishop, both of Kirbyville; two brothers, James A. Bishop of Calimesa, Calif., and David W. Bishop of Porter; a sister, Dorothy Robinson of Kirbyville; and seven grandchildren.

Blackmon, Benjamin
{Feb. 21, 1976}
KIRBYVILLE – Funeral for Benjamin David Blackmon, 74, will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Causey’s E.E. Stringer Funeral Home with burial in Rest Lawn Cemetery in Vidor. He died Saturday at 5 a.m. at St. Elizabeth Hospital. A native of Leesville, La., he had lived in Beaumont several years before moving to Kirbyville in 1958 where he operated a radiator repair shop. Survivors include his wife, Minnie Keel Blackmon; four sons, James Stephenson of Pensacola, Fla., Coy Stephenson of Butte, Mont., Benny Blackmon of Vidor and Howard Blackmon of Lumberton, and four daughters, Alice Babineaux of Groves, Darlene Muirhead of Vicksburg, Miss., Joy Meads of Port Neches and Wilma Sukert of Houston.

Block, Muriel
Jan. 29, 1984
BUNA – Funeral for Muriel Block, 63, of Buna will be at 10 a.m. today at Call Junction Baptist Church with burial in Antioch Cemetery in Buna under the direction of Causey’s E.E. Stringer Funeral Home. She died Sunday at Methodist Hospital in Houston. A native of Orange, she lived in Buna 24 years and was a nurse at the Buna Medical Center. Survivors include a daughter, Joan Cosby of Marietta, Ga.; two sons, Michael Ray Block Sr. of Evadale and Gene Arlan Block Sr. of Buna; two sisters, Mertie S. Payne of San Antonio and Gertie B. Jones of Evadale; a brother, Augustus G. Cormier of Fort Worth; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Biscamp, Verna Lee
Jun. 8, 1994
Verna Lee Biscamp, 69, of Newton died Wednesday at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Smith Funeral Home in Newton with burial at Bleakwood Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. today at the funeral home. She was a lifelong resident of Newton. Survivors include her mother, Janie Rush of Vidor; sons, John Larry Biscamp of Redwater, Raymond Biscamp of Fredericksburg, Va., Gary Biscamp of Beaumont, David Biscamp and Neil Biscamp, both of Jasper, and Brent Biscamp and Brian Biscamp, both of Newton; daughters, Juanita Roberts of Jasper and Patricia Armstrong of Newton; sisters, Armatha Hanson of San Angelo, Clara Garcia of Dallas, JoAnn Manning of Vidor, Evelyn Stewart of Kerrville and Ruth Laguna of Kirbyville; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Biscamp, W.F. “Doc”
W.F. “Doc” Biscamp, 81, of Kirbyville died Saturday, June 8, 1985 at his home after an illness. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Causey’s E.E. Stringer Funeral Home in Kirbyville with burial in Kirbyville Cemetery. A native of Newton County, he lived in the Newton-Jasper area most of his life and was a former logger. Survivors include two sons, Henry Biscamp of Kirbyville and Benny Biscamp of Fawil; two daughters, Ella Prewitt of Jasper and Dorothy Prewitt of Kirbyville; a sister, Lettie Beckcom of Port Arthur; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Biscamp, William Everett
May 8, 1972
William Everett Biscamp, 82, of Pine Grove community, died Monday in a Buna hospital. Biscamp was a farmer and a lifelong Newton resident. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday in the Pine Grove Baptist Church. Burial will be in Bleakwood Cemetery under direction of Griner Funeral Home. Among survivors are his wife, Allie Biscamp, Pine Grove; two daughters, Mrs. Vivian Hryhorchuk, Fields, La., and Mrs. Irene Robbins, Newton; three brothers, Ed Biscamp, Silsbee, Hoy Biscamp, Houston, and George Biscamp, Port Arthur; and five sisters, Mrs. Pearl McCool, Newton, Mrs. Mable Kelley, Newton, Mrs. Florence Pate, Bronson, Mrs. Anna Calhoun, California, and Mrs. Lola Grillette, Liberty.

Biscamp, Emmette E.
{Dec. 12, 1980}
Emmette E. Biscamp, 79, prominent businessman died at 7:20 a.m. December 12 at St. Elizabeth Hospital after an illness. Mr. Biscamp was the executive sales director of Franklin Life Insurance Company; a Realtor and investment broker. A native of Newton County, Mr. Biscamp was the son of John K. Biscamp and Devorean Kelly Biscamp. His great grandfather was Lewis Richard Biscamp, an immigrant from Westphalia, Germany. Mr. Biscamp was also the great-great grandson of Col. G.S. Lewis who was prominent in the political life of the Republic of Texas. Mr. Biscamp was the first insurance man in Jefferson County to become a life and qualifying member of the exclusive Million Dollar round Table, the highest honor in insurance. He maintained offices at 2360 Calder and 3815 Montrose Blvd. in Houston. Mr. Biscamp was chairman of the board of Biscamp Real Estate Gallery of Homes, also located at 2360 Calder. He was a member of the Calder Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Sarah C. Biscamp of Beaumont; two sons, Roy G. Biscamp of Hurst, Texas and Godfrey W. Biscamp of Beaumont; two daughters, Marie Wackym of Beaumont and Charleston, South Carolina and Dolores Vernon of Baytown; two sons-in-law, Dr. Lonnie W. Vernon of Baytown and Col. Fred N. Wackym of Beaumont and South Carolina; a daughter-in-law, Sylvia Williams Biscamp of Hurst, Texas; one sister, Leona Biscamp of Orange; a sister-in-law, Cassie Biscamp of Mesquite, Texas; four grandsons, J. Bryan Lawson of Beaumont, Nick Wackym of Summerville, South Carolina, Emmette E. Biscamp II of Beaumont, Lewis W. Biscamp of Hurst, Texas; seven granddaughters, Susan Lawson Daniel of Moss Beach, California, Holly Vernon Wetmore of Banning, California, Paula Vernon of Baytown, Caryn Del Toro of Baytown, Mary Biscamp Tyson of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Elaine Biscamp of Hurst, Texas and Emily Biscamp of Beaumont; two great grandsons, Jeffrey Bryan Lawson of Beaumont and Lawrence Del Toro of Baytown; four great granddaughters, Lisa Marie Brazil of Moss Beach, California, Mellisa Marie Lawson of Beaumont, Adrianne Del Toro of Baytown and Michelle Wetmore of Banning, California. Funeral services will be Sunday at 2:00 p.m. in L.M. Williams & Sons Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Dudley Wilson pastor of Calder Baptist Church officiating. Graveside services will be held at 4:00 p.m. at the Bleakwood Cemetery near Kirbyville with the Rev. Don Dodge of Longview officiating. Mr. Biscamp’s favorite charity at this time of year was the Empty Stocking Fund. Persons wishing to make contributions to this fund or their favorite charity. Arrangements under the direction of L.M. Williams & Sons Funeral Directors.

Biscamp, Frank
Frank Biscamp, 88, of Kirbyville died Thursday at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Friendship Baptist Church in Roganville with burial in Friendship Cemetery under the direction of Kirbyville Memorial Funeral Home. A native of Bleakwood, he lived in the Kirbyville area all of his life. Survivors include a daughter, Beirce Posey of Pasadena; brothers, Carl Biscamp of Kirbyville and Earl Biscamp of Vidor; a sister Annie McKeithen of Buna; and a grandchild.

Biscamp, Frank R.
Funeral services for Frank R. Biscamp, 85, of Kirbyville will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in Calvary Baptist Church in Kirbyville with the Rev. Haskell Humphrey, pastor officiating. Burial under direction of Causey-Stringer Funeral Home will be in Kirbyville Bean Cemetery. Biscamp died at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, January 13, 1968 in St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont, where he had been since he was badly burned at his residence. A lifelong resident of the Kirbyville area, he was a retired farmer and a member of Calvary Baptist Church. Surviving are two sons, Bill and Lewis Biscamp, both of Kirbyville; one brother, Mose Biscamp of Palestine; nine grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren.

Biscamp, Lessie
Aug. 25, 1993
Lessie Biscamp, 74, of Jasper died Wednesday, August 25 at Hines Health Care in Jasper. Funeral was held Thursday, August 26 in the Olds Cemetery at Jasper. She was a lifelong resident of Jasper. Survivors include son, William D. Biscamp of Jasper; brother, Wallace Olds of Jasper; sisters, Ventie Humphrey of Lumberton, Doll Morgan, and Essie Morgan both of Jasper; one grandchild; and one great-grandchild.

Biscamp, Lewis
{April 7, 1979}
Funeral services for Lewis Biscamp, 68, of Kirbyville were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 7, 1979, in Causey’s E.E. Stringer Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Luther Maddox officiating. Burial was in Bean Cemetery. Mr. Biscamp died at 12:15 a.m. Saturday at his residence. He was born in Newton County and a life long resident in the Kirbyville area. He is survived by his wife, Eunice Lynch Biscamp of Kirbyville; three sons, Dale Biscamp of Jasper, Gene Biscamp of Leander and Dean Biscamp of Evadale; two daughters, Elizabeth Ann Satterwhite of Kirbyville and Verginia Bertrand of Winnie; 23 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

Biscamp, Patsy Ruth
KIRBYVILLE – Funeral services for Patsy Ruth Biscamp, 29, will be at 2 p.m. Monday in Trout Creek Baptist Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery under the direction of Causey’s E.E. Stringer Funeral Home. Mrs. Biscamp was found dead in her home at 9 a.m. Saturday, {June 29, 1974}. An autopsy was ordered by Justice of the Peace J.B. Sanders. Survivors include her husband, Dean Biscamp; two daughters, Kimberly Delores and Sharon Dean Biscamp, all of Kirbyville; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Leon Swarts; two brothers, L.M. Swarts and Don Potter, and one sister, Marilyn Stuart, all of Houston.

Biscamp, S.F. “Bill”
Funeral Services for S.F. “Bill” Biscamp, 60, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the Calvary Baptist Church. Burial will be in the Bean Cemetery under the direction of Causey’s E.E. Stringer Funeral Home. He died about 3 p.m. Friday, March 1, 1974 in a Galveston Hospital. A lifelong resident of Kirbyville, he was a retired carpenter. Survivors include his wife, Daisy Jordan Biscamp; a daughter, Delores Robbins; three sons, Don, Billy and Jerry Biscamp; a brother, Lewis Biscamp, all of Kirbyville.

Biscamp, Tom F.
Aug. 27, 1977
KIRBYVILLE – Tom F. Biscamp, 71, of Kirbyville, died Saturday night at his home. He had lived most of his life in Kirbyville and was a truck driver. Funeral will be at 3 p.m. today at Causey’s E.E. Stringer Funeral Home with burial in Kyle Cemetery near Roganville. Survivors include a son, Ben Biscamp of Houston; a daughter, Tommie Lou Griggs of Alice; three brothers, Frank and Carl Biscamp, both of Kirbyville and Earl Biscamp of Vidor; two sisters, Annie McKeithen of Kirbyville and Evelyn Pollard of Beaumont; and several grandchildren.

Biscamp, Vera Ratcliff
{August 14, 1975}
KIRBYVILLE – A 20-year-old Kirbyville woman died Thursday from an apparently accidental gunshot wound she suffered while target practicing with her husband about 1 p.m. three and one-half miles east of Kirbyville near Farm Road 363. Vera Ratcliff Biscamp was pronounced dead from a 22-caliber rifle shot in the abdomen by Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace Allen Hooks, who said the shooting would be investigated. Dean Biscamp, the woman’s husband, told Hooks he and his wife were shooting in a field when the incident occurred. He said he picked her up after she was shot, put her in his pickup truck and went to the home of Willie Holley on Farm Road 363 where he called for help. Funeral arrangements for Mrs. Biscamp are pending at Causey’s E.E. Stringer Funeral Home.

Biehle, Brandon
NEDERLAND - Brandon Biehle, 21, died Thursday, December 21, 2000, in Austin. A lifelong resident of Port Arthur, he was a student at Lamar University in Beaumont. He was also a member of the Baptist faith. Services will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at Grammier Oberle Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Survivors include his parents, Charles and Sheila Biehle of Port Arthur; a sister, Laura Biehle of Port Arthur; and grandparents, Laura Evelyn Salazar of Port Arthur, Bertha and Lamar Stutz of Kirbyville, and Haven and Ella Hinson of Kirbyville.

Bierhalter, James J.
Apr. 5, 1987
KIRBYVILLE – James J. Bierhalter, 67, of Kirbyville died Sunday at Jasper Memorial Hospital after an illness. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Central Baptist Church in Kirbyville with burial in Magnolia Springs Cemetery under the direction of Kirbyville Memorial Funeral Home. A native of San Augustine, he lived in Kirbyville 45 years, was retired owner and operator of Bierhalter Upholstery and was a World War II U.S. Army veteran. Survivors include his wife, Florene Bierhalter; a son, Marlen Bierhalter; and a daughter, Nelda Herrin, all of Kirbyville; and four grandchildren.

Billingsley, Cole Brooks
Funeral services for Cole Brooks Billingsley, 80, of Kirbyville will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Causey's E.E. Stringer Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Paul Galion, pastor of the North End Missionary Baptist Church, and the Rev. Wesley Felts, pastor of the Deer Creek Missionary Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Bean Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Tommy Luman, Dwight Billingsley, Bill W. Billingsley, Phil Billingsley, Russell O'Brien and Mike Robins. Billingsley died at 4:30 a.m. Friday, October 15, 1971 in his home after a long illness. He was a native of Prescott, Ark. And had lived in the area 31 years. He was a Baptist. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Mary Foster Billingsley; four daughters, Mrs. Ruby Adams, Mrs. Velma Luman, Mrs. Mira Luman and Mrs. Marie Stringer, all of Kirbyville; two sons, Jesse Billingsley of Houston and Henry Billingsley of Kirbyville; one brother, Pete Billingsley of Houston; 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Billingsley, Imogene T.
Imogene T. Billingsley, 63, of Kirbyville died Thursday, October 4, 1990 at Jasper Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m., October 5, at Kirbyville Memorial Funeral Home with burial at Bean Cemetery in Kirbyville. Survivors include her husband, Henry Billingsley of Kirbyville; a son, Phil Billingsley of Call; daughters, Kay Fairchild and Linda Perry, both of Kirbyville and Cindy Morgan of Call; mother, Ella Lou Bass of Kirbyville; a sister, Frances Callaway of Weatherford; and 11 grandchildren.

Billingsley, Mary Elizabeth
Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Billingsley, 76, of Kirbyville, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Causey's E.E. Stringer Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Bean Cemetery. Mrs. Billingsley died Tuesday, May 7, 1972 at her residence. She was a native of Shelby County, and had lived here 32 years. Among survivors are two sons, Jesse Billingsley, Houston, and Henry Billingsley, Kirbyville; four daughters, Mrs. Ruby Adams, Mrs. Velma Luman, Mrs. Myra Luman, and Mrs. Marie Stringer, all of Kirbyville; a brother, B.A. Foster, Troup; and a sister, Mrs. Pearl Kyle, Haynesville, La.

Bingham, Emmette
{Aug. 27, 1976}
BUNA – Funeral for Emmette Bingham, 59, of Splendora will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in Causey’s E.E. Stringer Funeral Home with burial in Morse Cemetery. He died at 9 a.m. Friday in Houston Veterans Hospital after a long illness. A native of Starks, La., Bingham lived in Buna for many years. He was a retired butcher and World War II veteran. Survivors include his wife Johnnie Lee Bingham of Splendora; four sons, Emmette Bingham Jr. and Rex Martin, both of Splendora, Emmette Miller Bingham of Channelview, and Raymond Bingham of Houston; five daughters, Annette and Mary Bingham, both of Splendora, Jean Dunn of Henderson, Rene McWhiter of Houston, and Kay Sandefer of La Porte; his mother, Zanie Bingham of Buna; two brothers, J.L. and W.B. Bingham, both of Buna, and three sisters, Ruthie Smith of Buna, Mildred Coco of Beaumont, and Edith Powell of Orange.

Birdsong, Michael Leon
Mar. 27, 1990
Michael Leon Birdsong, 28, of Kirbyville died Tuesday at his home. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at Kirbyville Memorial Funeral Home in Kirbyville with burial at Magnolia Springs Cemetery. A native of Port Arthur, he lived in the Kirbyville area most of his life and was a construction worker. Survivors include his wife, Roxane Birdsong of Kirbyville; a son, Justin Ross Birdsong of Kirbyville; his parents, Bill and Elvie Birdsong of Kirbyville; a brother, Heath Allen Birdsong of Kirbyville; and sisters, Melissa Dickerson and Melinda White, both of Kirbyville.

Biscamp, Audrey Leslie
KIRBYVILLE – Audrey Leslie Troy Biscamp, 69, of Kirbyville died at 12:10 a.m. Thursday, July 17, 1980 at Mixson Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. today at Causey’s E.E. Stringer Funeral Home with burial in Kirbyville Cemetery. A native of Newton County, she had lived in the area most of her life. Survivors include her husband William B.F. Biscamp of Kirbyville; two sons, Henry Biscamp and Benny Biscamp, both of Kirbyville; two daughters, Ella Prewitt of Jasper and Dorothy Prewitt of Kirbyville; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Biscamp, Carl
Jun. 18, 1989
Carl Biscamp, 72, of Kirbyville died Sunday after an illness. Cremation was Monday under the direction of Kirbyville Memorial Funeral Home. A lifelong resident of the Kirbyville area, he was a retired boilermaker and owner of Biscamp Grocery in Kirbyville and was a U.S. Navy veteran. Survivors include his wife, Lessie Biscamp of Kirbyville; a son, William Biscamp of Kirbyville; a brother, Earl Biscamp of Vidor; and a grandson.

Biscamp, Charles Edward Jr. “Bubba”
Jan. 23, 1986
NEWTON – Funeral for Charles Edward Biscamp Jr., 16 of Newton will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Lewis Chapel Church in Bleakwood with burial in Lewis Chapel Cemetery under the direction of Smith Funeral Home in Newton. He died Wednesday in a Bon Wier auto accident. A native of Galveston, he lived in Newton all of his life and was a student at Newton High School. Survivors include his father and stepmother, Charles E. Sr. and Sharon Biscamp of Newton; a sister, Shelia Ann Barrow of Call; a stepsister, Sonya Newton of Newton; and grandmothers, Alta Mae Kelley of Orange and Mageline Statum of Vidor.

Biscamp, Daisy Edith Jordan
Died June 15, 1987
KIRBYVILLE – Daisy Edith Biscamp, 76, of Kirbyville died Monday at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Calvary Baptist Church in Kirbyville with burial in Bean Cemetery under the direction of Kirbyville Memorial Funeral Home. A native of Newton County, she lived in Kirbyville most of her life. Survivors include a daughter, Delores Robbins; three sons, Don Biscamp, Billy Biscamp and Jerry Biscamp; and a brother, Arnold Jordan, all of Kirbyville; three sisters, Marie Slyder of Irving, Sylvia Hartman and Mary Anderson, both of Houston; 15 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Biscamp, Doyle Sheffield
Funeral services for Doyle Sheffield Biscamp, 66, were held at 2 p.m. at the United Pentecostal Church. Burial was in Kyle Cemetery, Roganville, under the direction of Causey’s E.E. Stringer Funeral Home. Mrs. Biscamp died at 7 p.m. Thursday, {June 6, 1974} at Shady Acres Nursing Home in Newton after an illness. A native of Roganville, she had resided in Beaumont 20 years before she moved to Kirbyville four years ago. She is survived by her husband, Tom F. Biscamp; one daughter, Tommie Lou Griggs of Alice; one son, Walter Ben Biscamp of Houston, and two sisters, Ida Harrison of Houston and Ozella Vinson of Port Arthur.

Biscamp, Rev. Dale Walker
JASPER – Funeral for the Rev. Dale Walker Biscamp, 46, of Jasper will be at 2:30 p.m. today in Tanglewood Baptist Church with burial in Bean Cemetery in Kirbyville under the direction of Causey E.E. Stringer Funeral Home in Kirbyville. He died at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, June 5, 1980 at St. Elizabeth Hospital after an illness. A native of Kirbyville, he had lived in Jasper two years and was a minister. Survivors include his wife, Adelle Greenwood Biscamp of Jasper; a son, Christopher Dale Biscamp of Jasper; two daughters, Dawn Rene Biscamp and Gayla Biscamp, both of Jasper; mother, Eunice Biscamp of Kirbyville; two brothers, Dean Biscamp of Lakeview, Texas, and Gene Biscamp of Leander, Texas; and two sisters, Betsy Satterwhite and Ginger Bertrand, both of Kirbyville.

Biscamp, Earl
Earl Biscamp, 78, of Vidor died Dec. 31, 2000, at his residence. Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Friendship Community Church in Roganville with burial at Friendship Cemetery under the direction of Memorial Funeral Home in Vidor. Visitation will begin at 5 p.m. today at the funeral home. A native of Roganville, he lived in Vidor many years and was a retired carpenter. Survivors include his wife, Inry Daughdrill Biscamp of Vidor; daughters, Lois M. Trotti and Tandy Scott, both of Spring and Lynda C. Hanzel of Kountze; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association of Texas, P.O. Box 26460, Austin, Texas 78755-0460.


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