The Orange Leader
Lavina Faye Stewart Saltzman, 76 of Bridge City, died Friday, November 9, 2012, at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont.
Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 14, 2012, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City. Officiating will be Reverend Bob Boone, pastor of First Baptist Church in Bridge City. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens near Bridge City.
Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home in Bridge City.
Born in Port Arthur on November 7, 1936, Lavina was the daughter of Almon and Emma (Burleigh) Stewart. She worked at DuPont SRW for 30 years as a secretary in the safety department.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Joseph Saltzman; grandson, Heath Duhon; sister, LaFaun Willis; and brother, Roger Stewart.
Lavina is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth and Kim Abbott of Port Neches; daughter and son-in-law, Rhonda and Ronnie Duhon of Orange; grandchildren, Tanya Farwell and husband, Jeremy, Dustin Abbott, Brant Duhon, Kyle Abbott; five great-grandchildren; sisters, Gwen Baker, Ada Garrity, Nelda Bondurant and brother, Dawin Stewart.