Our classmate Kenny Mathews was in a horrific wreck this past weekend, in Hardin County, which sent him to ICU with serious injuries.
The above url will take you to the details of the wreck.
The most recent information shared with other classmates from Kenny's cousin is the following:
"He is on the mend and anticipates getting out of the hospital before the week is up. Prayers work so keep them up so he has a successful recovery."
Please keep Kenny in your kind thoughts and prayers for a quick recovery.
Peggy Sterling Scarborough
Our sincere condolences to Sandy Summers & family as her youngest son, Jeff, passed.
Know we are thinking of you during this difficult time.
Well, the surgery is over; took a little over three hours; did two bypasses on a legg that already had four surgerys before this one. Hope it works!
I want to thank each & everyone that sent prayers my way; I promise to do the same.
Thank you for your cards, notes, emails, phone calls, and visits I received when my 94 year old daddy passed this past March 27. Not every girl can say her daddy's been with her for almost 70 years of her life.
Your kindness meant the world to me.
From the bottom of my heart...thank you!
Please remember Terry Wilcox and his family in your thoughts and prayers; he will be having a 4 bypass surgery tomorrow. Thinking of you during this time.
I asked Terry to try and keep us informed as soon as he can.
Peggy, please know you are being thought of during this difficult time by your classmates.
We are so sorry for the loss of your dad.
It is with a heavy heart to inform everyone another one of our dear classmates passed.
David Fritche & Dianne Jamar shared the following arrangements for Johanna’s services.
Visitation is Friday, January 26, 4 to 8 at Claybar Funeral Home (old Kelly Hixon) on 11th street.
The funeral is at 10:30 am.Saturday, January 27, at St. Jude Thadeus Catholic Church on Gladys between Major and Dowling.
Please remember Johanna's husband, Howard, along with her family during this difficult time.
For more information and a photo of Johanna, please see URL below:
It is with a heavy heart to inform classmates that Kendel Gatch passed Sunday evening, Sept. 24, from a long battle with Cancer.
Please remember his wife & our classmate, Sharron Girior, in your thoughts and prayers.
He will be missed at our reunions.
Arrangements for Kendel's service.Visitation : Tuesday, Sept. 266 - 8 pm Lumberton Family Funeral Home in Lumberton TX.Service : Wednesday, Sept. 27, 10 am at First Baptist Church, Silsbee, TX.
Cathee Allen Kethel
Sorry for the late notice, but please remember Richard Karnes' Family this week as they lay his sister to rest. Carolyn Karnes Besson passed this past week.
For more information:
Thanks for the update James Stinson.
Please remember Mary 'Francie' in your prayers as she is going through some health issues at the moment. Remember her and the family in your kind thoughts at this time.
Peggy Sterling Scarborough
It is with great saddness to announce James lost his dad just before the Hurricane Harvey hit the Golden Triangle.
James & Libbie, know your classmates are thinking about you during this difficult time.
Our sincere condolences. Your dad was truly one of the greats of the Greatest Generation.
Copy and paste the url below for information:
Patty, please know you are being thought of during this difficult time by your classmates.
We are sorry for the loss of your dad.
Peggy Sterling Scarborough
NO WORDS from this usually very verbal grieving widow; just profound sorrow in the loss of my soul mate of over 44 years. So grateful for our two sons who have always, and continue to, make their Dad ( and Mom) so proud for the way they deal with family tragedy.
The above information was taken from Lorraine's FaceBook page. It was later discovered John had a heart attack.
This is all I know at this time....
Lorraine, please know your classmates are in shock and keeping you in our kind thoughts and prayers.
Anita, I'm so sorry to hear your Mom passed this week.
I just discovered the news. Please accept our sincere condolences and love.
Our condolences to Ronald losing his mother-in-law.
Classmates: The url below will direct you to the obit from Broussards.
Jeff has been moved to a step down from ICU.
Each day he is improving and now physical therapy is getting him to get up and walk.
His wife is doing better with her issues from the motorcyle wreck.
We know prayers are being answered.
Cathee Allen Kehtel
I copied this from Cathee Allen's FB page.
Please remember her family in your prayers.
I think most of you have heard my son and daughter in law had a wreck on their motorcycle Friday night on their way to Kerrville, TX when their back tire blew out. They life flighted Jeff to to the Trauma ICU at the San Antonio Military Medical Center and Cissy to another hospital. They both need prayers---Jeff has a longer recovery with his injuries as he's still in ICU. Cissy was discharged early Saturday morning and the hospital she was at made arrangements to get her to Jeff's hospital. Thank you for all your prayers for them.
Please remember our classmate, Anne Legg Hoffpauir, in your kind thoughts and prayers.
Anne is going through health issues with colen cancer, but has a plan of direction now and is looking forward to a clean bill of health when all is done.
Also, she is making plans with Sandy Griffin Alexander to possibly attend our Regional Mini-Hill Country Reunion in October. That'd be great!
Take care Anne! Looking forward to seeing you soon.
We are sad to post that our classmate, Lynda Berryman, husband passed this past week.
Cliff's memorial service will be Thursday, May 4th at the
Melancon's Funeral Home in Nederland, TX from 5-7 PM.
Please remember Lynda and her family during this difficult time.
Contact information: email@example.com
It is with a heavy heart to semd sad information about Jason Tumbleson.
Joe & Penny Mudd Tumbleson lost their son this past week.
Visitation will be at 12 PM and the funeral will be at 1 PM, on April 19, in Kingwood, at The Second Baptist Church N. Campus 22770 on US 59.
There will be no grave side services.
Please remember this famiy in your kind thoughts and prayers.
Those wanting to send condolences, their address is:
Penny and Joe Tumbleson
6505 Westwood Circle
Lumberton, TX 77657
Our sincere condolenses.
Our classmate's youngest son, Jason, a fireman, was in a horrific motorcyle accident this past Saturday, April 1, about 7:30 PM. He was life flighted to Memorial Herman Trama Hospital with a massive catastrophic head injury. He made a 180* turn last night for the better to the amazement of the doctors; the family has now moved from a 'gift of life' plan to a "Jason" getting better plan; however, his head injuries are serious; they have an amazing support system with all of the fire departmens & family, but they need many prayers from classmates.
Received word that Ronald Thibodeaux did have open heart sugery today and did great!
Janis ask that her family be remembered in your prayers.
Ronald is still waiting on a liver transplant.
Mary Frances Lambert Boggan
UPDATE: Janis' husband recieved word that docters have found 70-80% blockage in his main artery to his heart. At this time, they are not able to put in a stint. He could be facing bypass surgery...this along with waiting on a liver transplant. Please remember this family in your daily kind thoughts and prayers
A prayer for my old friend David Stephens. We had many good times on and off the golf course. He was smart, funny and mischievous. We will miss you Dave
I am shocked. I will pray for him and his family
I will join all in praying for him and others R26
So sorry to hear about Jack's cancer diagnosis. will be praying for them and children and grandchildren.
Nancy Collins Trowbridge
Taken from Facebook (from Jack's niece) I wanted to reach out to this awesome Facebook family and ask for prayers for my Uncle Jack Gilbert. He has been recentlty diagnosed with Stage IV pancreatic cancer and has the most agressive type. He started chemo on Tuesday (Feb 14, 2017) and needs prayers for healing, strength, comfort and peace. I also ask for prayers for my Aunt Mary Gilbert and my cousins Joe, his wife Julie, Dan, and John as they all surround him and help care for Jack at this time. Power of Prayer is awesome!
Ronald is going to have a liver transplant.
We don't know when, but it's in the works.
Please keep the prayers coming.
Please remember Janis & her husband in your kind thoughts & daily prayers.
Ronald is going through some very extensive medical tests.
Janis will update me as more news is available.
It is with saddness to report Carolyn Spell lost her Mom, Mavis Spell, 93, this past Saturday.
Visitation will be Monday, August 15, 2016, at the Lumberton Family Funeral Home on 766 S. Main St. Services will follow on Tuesday, August 16 at 10:00 am at North End Baptist Church, 5115 Eastex Fwy. Beaumont. Burial will be at Morse Cemetery in Buna, TX.
Please remember Carolyn in your kind thoughts.
Thank you Mary Frances Lambert for sending me the information.
The celebration of his life will be Monday, July 11, at the Church on the Hill in Cedar Hill, TX.
Visitation will be at 10 am, with the celebration beginning at 11 am.
He will be interred at Cedar Grove Cemetery in Trinity, TX.
Please accept our sincere condolences on your loss.
Our classmate, Candy Gillett, lost her husband, Jack, this week.
A private small memorial will be planned for friends and relatives at a later date.
I received a note from James Stinson.
It is with sadness, to inform classmates, Duke Sparks' Mom passed away after suffering stroke.
The funeral will be at Harvest Church.
The funeral home taking care of the arrangements is Stringer-Griffin in Jasper. Visitation: Friday 6-8 ChurchFuneral: Saturday 11:00 Church
Please remember our classmate and his family in your kind thoughts.
Please remember Ted Kehtel, classmate Cathee Allen's husband, in your prayers.
He was diagnosed with a brain tumor and is awaiting further testing and possibly surgery.
The family will appreciate it.
Please remember Beverly and her family in your kind thoughts.
Her Mom passed, Saturday, June 27. We send our sincere condolences.
We received word from Beverly Pearson Garsee that her mother, Doris Pearson, age 93, went to Heaven on 2/28/2015...she will be missed by all who knew her.
Beverly, know we are thinking of you during this difficult time.
Remember our classmate, Chuck McSpadden, in your thoughts...
please read his note about his Mom...Our sincere condolences...
Another sad loss, to report, for two of our classmates. Ronnie's Mom and Anita's Mother-in-Law passed recently.
Dorothy Proctor, 89, of Bevil Oaks passed away February 2, 2015.
Please remember them both in your kind thoughts.
See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/beaumontenterprise/obituary.aspx?n=dorothy-a-proctor&pid=174063226&fhid=26678#sthash.fda60d2h.dpu
It is with a heavy heart to inform you one of our classmates, Joseph Louviere, lost his wife.
Services for Georgia:
Forest Lawn - Beaumont, TX
Visitation - January 28, 2015, Wednesday at 1:00 PM
Services to follow at 2:00 PM same day.
Please remember Joe and his family during this difficult time.
At this time, please remember Patricia Hickey and her family during this difficult time. Her Husband Richard "Larry" Shimek, 68, passed away Wednesday November 12, 2014 at Habor Hospice where he had been fighting a battle with emphysema for six weeks. He received his education in Beaumont where he graduated from French High School in 1964. In August 1968, Larry married Patricia Hickey. They had two daughters, Stephanie and Heather.
Arrangements are pending under the direction of Broussard's, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont (409) 866-3838
Just received word our classmate, Bobby Barlett, lost his Mom, Mary Belle Barlett on October 9, 2014. She was 89 years old. Please remember Bobby and his family during this difficult time.
Art Biggers informed us that his mom passed away today, Sept. 6 at the age of 94. She had several health problems, but cancer weakened her body. Please remember Art and his family during this difficult time.
We offer our sincere condolences to Bill Meredith and his family on the loss of his Mom, Beatrice Meredith, May 20, 2014. Please keep the Meredith Families in your kind thoughts.
Please remember James & Susan Oberg in your kind thoughts; just found out he lost his mom on January 6, 2014. Visitation will be from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM and Service will start at 11:00 AM on Saturday January 11, 2014 at Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Lunch will be provided after Graveside Service.
Please remember Kendel and Sharron Gatch in your kind thoughts & prayers. They are having health issues at the moment.
Also, Cathee Allen who cracked her rib. OUCH!
Pat, please know you have a good friend, all the way from Austin, TX, thinking about you during this difficult time. I know your dad was waiting there, along with their best friends, Mavis Dent & her husband, to pick up their friendship right where they left off. Together again! Love you sweet friend.
At this time, please remember Patricia Culbertson and her family during this difficult time. Her Mom. Sara Jo Culbertson, passed away Sunday morning. Services are pending at Broussards, 1605 North Major Drive.....(409) 866-3838
UPDATE: SARA JO CULBERTSON ARRANGMENTS
VIEWING: Wednesday, December 12 from 6-8 PM
SERVICES: Thursday, December 13 @ 11:00 AM Broussards Funeral Home (see above address)
A gathering of Mrs. Cobb’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Monday, October 29, 2012, at Broussard's, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont. Her funeral service will be 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 30, 2012, at Broussard’s, with interment to follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Beaumont. (Broussard's web site)
Please remember Sandy Summers Walker in your kind thoughts and prayers; after many weeks of hospitalization, Sarah Summers' passed away. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 7, 2012, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. Her funeral service will be 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, August 8, 2012, at Wesley United Methodist Church, 3810 N. Major Drive, Beaumont, TX.
Ann, we are sadden to hear of Ron's passing. Please accept our sincere condonlences for you loss. Sending prayers of comfort your way during this difficult time. Ron was a deacon at Wildwood Baptist Church for many years. Funeral services for Ron will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 24, 2012, at Wildwood Baptist Church, 100 Wildwood Drive, Village Mills followed by burial at Village Mills Cemetery under the direction of Broussard’s, 530 W Monroe, Kountze.
Nancy, we are sad to hear of your dad's passing; sending prayers of comfort your way during this difficult time.
Catchee, wishing you a speedy recovery from surgery; hope you'll be up and running again soon.
Nancy, please accept our sincere condolences on your
brother, Matt, passing. Know we are thinking of you during this time.
Peggy Sterling Scarborough
Classmate, Billy Davis, Dad, Earl Schlicher, passed away June 2011.
I pray that our God will fill you with new strength, hope, peace and faith.
Please remember Sandy's Mom in your prayers; Mrs. Summers' had two surgeries in one day: one for hernia and one for a broken foot in two places.
You might slip Sandy's name in on those prayers, also.
Pat we are keeping you and your family in our prayers. Your Dad was a very special man. May GOD be your rock right now and always. We are all here if you need anything. We love you.
Pat, i'm so sorry for your loss. I remember your dad, he seemed to try to be nice to everyone. You are in our prayers and always in my heart.
It is with a sad heart to update you on Pat's daddy's passing. Pat, please know you are in our kind thoughts during this difficult time for you, Rick, and your Mom.
Abby's donated organs saved the lives of 5 recepients. I would like to thank everyone for the prayers and kind thoughts. She will be missed by all that loved and knew her.
There are no words to express the heart break our classmates have for you and your family. I will be in constant prayer asking Him to wrap and comfort you in His arms for the difficult days ahead. Like I mentioned to you on the phone, when one Buff hurts, we all hurt. Please know your family is loved from near and far; those of us from across the miles, hopefully, you will feel our presence with you in spiritual prayer. Love and peace my friend.
Ronnie & Peggy Sterling Scarborough
Ottie we were so sorry for the loss of your granddaughter, Abby. Just know that we keeping you in our prayers. May GOD be with you all at this time and always. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Love in CHRIST,
Cathee & Teddy
We need to keep Ottie's 7 year old granddaughter, Abby, in our prayers as well as all of her family. She was at her grandfather's house in LA---while he was mowing a rock flew up hitting the arttery in her neck. She is on life support and if I understood correctly there isn't any brain activety right now. Please pray for Abby, all her family and the Doctors treating her.
Remember Cheryl in your kind thoughts and prayers with the loss of her Mother...
Please remember the family of our former band director, Mr. Burgess, in your kind thoughts.
Please remember the family of Joyce Crittenden, in your prayers, as they go through these difficult days...
I remember coach Bess well. Big man with a big smile. Prayers for his family and friends. We are all on the highway and with each loss every day should be more precious.
My heart aches for all old friends who have lost loved ones and for the families of those Buffs who have gone on ahead of the herd. How wonderful to be able to lift our classmates up with unceasing prayer when illness or death befalls one of our own.
I promised an update on Coach Lindsey; sorry for the sad news so soon after my last posting....
Hurshel Stratton lost his dad his week; please remember the family in your kind thoughts.
Bill, so sorry to hear about your Dad. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
John and I are so sorry to learn of your dad's passing. You and your family are in our prayers.
It is with a sad heart, to announce, we lost another one of our former teachers, Mr. Roy Bean. Remember his family during this difficult time.
Please remember Gary Gragg in your kind thoughts. His mom passed away last week and was buried on Jan. 13. I'm sorry I don't have any other information.
Gary, know your classmates are sending their prayers from across the miles.
Any classmates needing/requesting prayer and would like their name or to add a name on our Prayer Page, please contact the classmate for their approval to post the information on our web site. If they would like to remain anonymous, it will be ok to state 'a classmate of ours is needing prayer'; no need to interfere with their privacy if they would rather their name not be posted.