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.
Frankie Parker O'Neal
Mrs. Frankie O’Neal, a native of Arp and longtime resident of Orange, died on December 7, 2013 at the Hamptons in Tyler after a long illness.
Dorothy Marie Morphew
Dorothy Marie Morphew, 83, of Orange, passed away Monday, December 9, 2013, Baptist Hospital in Beaumont.
Thomas Earl Maberry
Thomas Earl Maberry, 60, of Orange, passed from this life into the arms of his Savior on Monday, December 9, 2013 in the early morning after a struggle with illness.
Billie Louise King
Billie Louise King, 84, of Beaumont passed away December 8, 2013 at Harbor Hospice.
Bobbie L. Miller
Bobbie L. Miller, 76, of Orange, passed away Sunday, December 8, 2013, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont.
Itamar DeLafuente, 53, of Mauriceville, passed away Friday, December 6, 2013.
Randy Maroy Brady
Randy Maroy Brady, 56, of Mauriceville, passed away on Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at Christus Hospital - St. Elizabeth in Beaumont.
Jean “Fran” Frances Dokey Presswood
Jean “Fran” Frances Dokey Presswood, 80, of Orange, passed away on Thursday, November 28, 2013, at her home.
Bessie Lecompte LaRose
Bessie Lecompte LaRose, 96, of West Orange, passed away Thursday, November 28, 2013, at her residence.
Victor E. Landig
Victor E. Landig, 81, of Hot Springs Village, Arkansas, crossed over the Rainbow Bridge on December 2, 2013.
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