ORANGE — George Henry Kevlin Parham of Belize, formerly a resident of Orange, died on November 1, 2012 in Houston, Texas. Born in Belize on November 2, 1920, George moved to the U.S. and served in the Navy in World War II. He lived in Orange from 1945 to 1977 with his wife, Nina, with whom he had 4 children: Mary, Iris, Michael, and Gail. George retired from Allied Chemical in 1977 and moved to Belize where he built a hotel on Ambergris Caye. He is survived by his wife, Marie Parham; his three daughters, sons-in-law Tim Hagerty, Ed Swarbrick, and John Rexses; his grandchildren, Kevlin Hagerty, Blythe, Maria, and Hannah Parham; Alexandra and Caitlin Rexses; Erin Swarbrick; and one great-grandson, Jace Hagerty. George attended St. John’s College in Belize and Lamar State College of Technology in Beaumont. He was a multifaceted man: intelligent, witty, and hard-working, fisherman/hunter extraordinaire, sometime poet, and beloved father. He was proud of his family heritage and his “paradise” in Belize. He will be greatly missed by those who loved him.
Eleanor Shult, age 73, of Orange, Texas, died July 22, 2014 at Golden Years Assisted Living.
Geneva Wanda Harding
Geneva Wanda Harding, 86, of Orange, Texas, went home to Heaven on July 28, 2014, at The Meadows Nursing and Rehabilitation Home in Orange.
Douglas Ray Low
Douglas Ray Low, 64, of the Six Mile Community near Hemphill, died Tuesday night in the home of his sister in Groves, Texas.
Donna Bruner DeLeon
Donna Bruner DeLeon, 60, loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend passed away July 29, 2014.
Patricia Ann “Pat” Zeno-Wysingle
The Celebration of Life for Ms. Patricia Ann “Pat” Zeno-Wysingle will be Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. the St. Paul C.M.E. Church.
Larry Shane McCarver
Larry Shane McCarver, 60, of Orange, passed away on July 28, 2014, at Rayburn Healthcare in Jasper.
Larry K. Smith
Larry K. Smith, 60, of Orange, passed away on July 26, 2014 at his residence in Orange.
Benjamin Carrel Williams
Benjamin Carrel Williams, 85, finished his journey on this earth Saturday, July 26, 2014.
Gloria Ann Kelly
Gloria Ann Kelly, 70, of Orange, passed away on July 27, 2014, at Baptist Hospital in Orange.
Janae Elizabeth Borel
Janae Elizabeth Borel, 10, passed away on Saturday, July 12, 2014, in Orange, Texas.
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