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.
Ramona Gay Tolman
Ramona Gay Tolman, 44, of Mauriceville passed away on Sunday, April 20, 2014.
William Harold Force
William Harold Force, age 94, died April 21, 2014 at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont, Texas.
Nedra Smith, age 99, died quietly at the Sabine House on April 5, 2014.
Orbia B. Stephens
Orbia B. Stephens, 83, of Orange, passed away on Saturday, April 19, 2014, at home in Orange.
Johnnie Spears Sr
On April 17, 2014, Johnnie Spears Sr. returned to the house of his Heavenly Father.
Murray Lee Harris
Murray Lee Harris, 96, of Tyler, TX, died Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Mother Francis Hospital after a short hospitalization for pneumonia.
Reagan Taylor Alton Dugas
Reagan Taylor Alton Dugas life journey ended on April 15, 2014 from Pancreatic Cancer.
Georgia Romero, 72, of Orange, passed away on Saturday, April 19, 2014, at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont.
Elvina Rose Mims
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Myra A. Wright
Myra A. Wright, 81, of Bridge City, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, April 14, 2014, at Baptist Hospital in Orange.
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