orangeleader.com (Orange, Texas)

Obituaries

January 23, 2013

Juanita Rascoe Ducote

BRIDGE CITY — Juanita Rascoe Ducote

Juanita Rascoe Ducote, 85, of Bridge City passed away Monday, January 21, 2013 in Orange.

 

The funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, January 24, 2013, at First Baptist Church in Bridge City with Pastor Bob Boone officiating. Interment will follow at Oak Bluff Cemetery in Port Neches.

 

A gathering of family and friends will be from 12:00 p.m. until service time at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday at the church.

 

Born in Haynesville, LA on January 31, 1927, Juanita was the daughter of Baxter R. and Dora Lee (Ferguson) Rascoe. She was Dr. J.B. Jones’ nurse for 20 years, a member of First Baptist Church of Bridge City and the Golden Harvest Group. She was also a past member of the VFW Auxiliary. Mrs. Ducote most recently resided at The Meadows Nursing Home where she quickly met numerous friends including the staff there. She loved and cared for her family and friends and they will all miss her tremendously.

 

Mrs. Ducote is preceded in death by her parents, Baxter and Dora Rascoe; husband, Marshall J. Ducote; daughter, Juanita Loper; granddaughter, Karen Loper; brothers, Guy Rascoe, James Rascoe and Calvin Rascoe and sisters, Louise Cates and Faye Streetman.

 

She is survived by her great granddaughter, Jessica Young of Port Arthur; niece, Ouida and Robert Simonton of Bridge City and their family; Robert Jr and Joy Simonton, Kristi and Stuart Bertles both of Bridge City, Micheal and Tina Simonton of Hawaii, Hayley Cook, Christian Simonton, Adley Simonton, Mackenzie Cook, Brett Bertles and Brooke Bertles all of Bridge City and a host of family who all love her.

 

Serving as pallbearers will be her nephews, Tommy Howard, Jason Head, Gary Rascoe, David Rascoe, Brett Bertles, Stuart Bertles, Robert Simonton, Jr., and Christian Simonton. Honorary pallbearers will be Byron Franks and Gerald Morris.

 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Mrs. Ducote’s name to First Baptist Church of Bridge City, 200 W Roundbunch, Bridge City, TX 77611.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • Otis Gene Duhon

    Otis Gene Duhon, 71, of Orange, passed away on July 21, 2014, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont.
     

    July 22, 2014

  • Billy Wayne Smith Billy Wayne Smith

    Billy Wayne Smith, 41, of Bridge City, passed away on July 18, 2014, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Florida Denise Gates Florida Denise Gates

    Florida Denise Gates, 78, of Orange, TX, departed this life on Thursday, July 17, 2014.

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Antionette Ragusa Moore Antionette Ragusa Moore

    Antionette Ragusa Moore, 63, went to her Heavenly home on July 16, 2014, surrounded by her family at her residence in Orange, Texas.

    July 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Loretta Ann Meadows Loretta Ann Meadows

    Loretta Ann Meadows, 73, of Orange, passed away on July 14, 2014, at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont.

    July 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Birla Jane Shankle Birla Jane Shankle

    Birla Jane Shankle went home to be the Lord on July 13, 2014 from her home  in Orange, Texas.

    July 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Deacon L.M. Davis Deacon L.M. Davis

    Deacon L.M. Davis, 102, of North Richland Hills, TX, formally of Orange, Texas, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, July 11, 2014.

    July 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • John Hodge Buller John Hodge Buller

    John Hodge Buller, 88, of Starks passed away on Monday, July 14, 2014 at his residence.

    July 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Frank L. Frederick

    Frank L. Frederick, born on August 30, 1951, in Orange, Texas, passed away on July 11, 2014, in New Braunfels, Texas, at the age of 62.

    July 14, 2014

  • Flora Tuppen Flora Franceine Tuppen

    Flora Franceine Tuppen, 70, of Bridge City, died Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at her residence.

    July 14, 2014 1 Photo

Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide