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Bill Jenny '61
William Ray "Bill" Jenny, 73, a former twenty-year resident of Lafayette, Louisiana and resident of Beaumont for eight years passed away on Sunday December 6, 2015 in Beaumont.

Mr. Jenny was born on October 26, 1942 in Beaumont, Texas to his parents Clarence Merle and Louella Babb Jenny who preceded him in death. Also preceding him in death was a brother; Henry Allen Jenny. He was a Christian, an Accountant for Petroquest Energy, a graduate of the 1961 Class of French High School and a Lamar University Alumni, and a United States Army veteran PFC.
William, a devoted husband and father enjoyed gardening, cooking, fishing, working on cars, and taking care of his loyal companions, Toto, Marley, Stryker, Zoe and Jazz.

Surviving Bill are his loving wife of fifty-years; Sandra Walker Jenny of Beaumont, sons; William Brent Jenny of Wheaton Illinois, Thomas Ryan Jenny of Walker, Louisiana, daughter; Jana Jenny Miller of Beaumont, and three grandchildren; Seth Christian Jenny, Evan Matthew Jenny, and Abigail Diane Jenny.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday December 12, 2015 at 1:00p.m. at the Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel in Beaumont.


Carmen Kiefer Massey '76
Carmen Kiefer Massey, 56, went to be with the Lord November 20, 2015 surrounded by family and friends.

She was born in Houston, Texas, April 22, 1958, to Frank Kiefer and Dorothy Gripon Kiefer. The family moved back to Beaumont and Carmen graduated from French High School. Shortly there after she went to work for Park Place Hospital in Port Arthur. There she met and married Tom Massey. In 1982 they had one beautiful baby girl, Christen Nichole Massey. Carmen also found out (1982) that she had polysistic kidneys. So from 1982 til November 20, 2015 she has been fighting a losing battle with this disease. Both kidneys had been removed and a severe surgery on her liver a year ago. Carmen was on Dialysis over 10 years. We nearly lost her on numerous occasions but she was such a fighter, she managed to fight back each time.

Her care taken and companion of 25 years, Jeff Carrier, was by her side and with her thru all these years.

She was preceded in death by husband; Tom Massey and brother; Albert Dee Downer. Survivors include parents; Frank and Dorothy Kiefer, Daughters; Christen Massey Grandchampt (Pat), Brother, Kim Kiefer (Melody); Companion of 25 years, Jeff Carrier, nine grandchildren; Miguel, Alyiah, Thomas, Boni, Samual, Samara, Gabriel, Chloe and Mackenzi.

Visitation from 4-7 pm Tuesday at Levingston Funeral Home in Groves and funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday at Levingston Funeral Home. Pastor Stephen Grohn to officiate. Burial will follow at Oak Bluff Cemetery, Port Neches. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions honoring Carmen to Kidney Foundation or Agape Church, 4400 Lincoln Ave., Groves TX, P.O. Box 818, Groves, TX. 77619 - See more at:


Ann Barrow Holtzclaw '60
Linda “Ann” Barrow Holtzclaw, 73, of Beaumont, died Sunday, November 1, 2015, at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital, Beaumont. She was born on June 30, 1942, in Beaumont, to Gussie Lois Wagner Barrow and Sam Lester Barrow.

A gathering of Mrs. Hotlzclaw’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Thursday, November 5, 2015, at Broussard’s, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont. Her funeral service will be 10:00 a.m., Friday November 6, 2015, at Broussard’s, with her interment to follow at Magnolia Cemetery, Beaumont.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Holtzclaw Foundation, which was established in memory of Alyssa and Tucker Holtzclaw, benefiting local education and charities. Please send contributions in care of Sara Poole to 1670 East Cardinal Drive, Beaumont, Texas 77705.


"Bob" Robert McAlister '60
Robert L. McAlister, Jr., 73, of Lumberton, passed away on Sunday, October 18, 2015 at his home in Lumberton.

Robert was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Beaumont. Survivors include: his loving wife, Carolyn McAlister of Lumberton; daughters, Darlene Irvin and her husband Dan of Fulshear, Shar Thibodeau of Lumberton; brother, Phil McAlister of Beaumont; grandchildren, Danny Irvin, Donald Irvin, and Denise Irvin.

Funeral Services will be 3:00 PM, Saturday, October 24, 2015 at Forest Lawn Funeral Home with the family receiving friends starting at 1:00 PM.

In remembrance of Robert and his love for Christmas please wear your Christmas sweaters, ties and attire for his funeral service


Billy Ray Dykes'64
Billy Ray Dykes was born in Hemphill, Texas on September 8, 1945 to Gladys and Daniel Dykes. He passed away on October 17, 2015 surrounded by family.

Billy was a long time service advisor for car dealerships; however, his favorite times were spent collecting antiques and running the roads. Just last month he was able to fulfill his dream of cruising down Route 66 with an old school friend.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Janina Mathis, sons Darrin Dykes and Brandon Dykes along with wife Saray, daughter Cindy Dykes, stepdaughters Katrina Mathis and Tara Roth along with her husband Justin, his brother Danny Dykes and his wife Carolyn and sister Dianne Livingston and her husband Sam Livingston.

A gathering to celebrate Billy's life will take place at Colony Creek Community Church, 7555 Highway 6 South, Missouri City, Texas 77459 on Saturday, October 24th at 3:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to New Beginnings Ministries, P.O. Box 4040, Port Arthur, Texas 77641


Freddy Mae Bell Hall '69
Freddie Mae Bell Hall, 64, of Beaumont, TX passed away on Sunday, October 11, 2015 at St. Luke Medical Center in Houston, TX.

Freddie was a native of Beaumont and she was retired as a sales-person from Dillard's Dept. Store. Precious memories are left to her husband, Thomas Hall; father, Raymond Bell; children, Donald Hall, Strephen Provost (Lisa), and Kimberly Hall; siblings, Ray Bell (Kim), Patrick Bell (Charisse), Robert Bell, Michael Bell, Scott Bell (Roneika), Theresa Bell, Clara Iwourie and Loretta Hubbard (Randall); two grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be on Saturday, October 17, 2015 at St. Piux X Catholic Church (Bigner Rd. & E. Lucas Dr.) as follows, Visitation 10 a.m. followed by the Rosary at 10:25 a.m. with the funeral mass at 11 a.m. Burial will be at Magnolia Cemetery under the direction of Comeaux Community Funeral Chapel.

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Judith Ann Budd '66
November 6, 1947 - September 29, 2015
Judith Ann Budd, 67, of Beaumont, passed away on Tuesday, September 29, 2015 in Beaumont. Judith was born to William and Ramona Budd on November 6, 1947 in Beaumont, Texas. She was a member of Infant Jesus Catholic Church in Lumberton. Judith enjoyed interior decorating and design and spending time with her grandkids, friends and other family. She loved dogs and was often found dog sitting for family and friends. Judith was a 1966 graduate of French High School and was looking forward to her 50th year class reunion.

Judith was preceded in death by her husband, James Muir; parents, William Ramona Budd; brother, Billy Budd; grandson, Andrew Markham.

Survivors include her daughter, Kelly Jagneaux and her husband Kirby of Beaumont; brother, David Budd of Silsbee; sister, Nancy Pattie and her husband Joe of Beaumont; grandchildren, James Markham and his wife Kassi, Wesley Markham; numerous nieces and nephews.

Graveside Services will be conducted at 2:00 PM on Friday, October 2, 2015 at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.


Billy John Holman Jr. '76
May 8, 1958 - April 27, 2015
Billy John Holman, Jr. of Houston, Texas passed away April 27, 2015 while vacationing in Lake Charles, LA.

Bill was born in Nacogdoches, Texas on May 8, 1958 to Bill and Helen Holman. He grew up in Beaumont, Texas, and graduated from French High School in 1976. He attended Lamar University and graduated from Florida Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science, Aviation Management, in 1990.

At the time of his death, Bill was working for KBR in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates as a project manager. With over 25 years of Aviation experience, Bill's roles included program, project and construction management specializing in airport related projects both domestic and international. Prior to KBR, Bill spent 13 years with the City of Houston at Bush International Airport.

Bill is survived by his wife, Glenda Potter Holman of Huffman, Texas, his sons and their wives, Joshua and Jessica Holman, Blake and Erin Holman, Brandon and Marilyn Ramos, Kyle Potter and Austin Potter. Bill was the proud grandfather of five grandchildren: Brandilyn, Brianna, Jakob, Kinley, and Evelyn. Bill is also survived by his mother, Helen Holman and his sisters and brothers-in-law: Laura Holman Graber, Susan and Wayne Corrigan, and Donna and John Bridger. Bill was well-loved by his seven nieces and nephews: Vash and Olivia Graber, Amanda and Sam Corrigan, and Kathryn, Zachary, and Austin Bridger.

Bill was most passionate about his family and loved spending time with them. He enjoyed traveling, wood-working and construction related projects. He was a loving, generous and supportive friend, uncle, brother, son, husband, father and grandfather. He will be greatly missed.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Bill's name to the MD Anderson Cancer Center at or the American Heart Association at Tribute cards can be sent to Donna Bridger at 2214 Riverway Oak Dr., Kingwood, TX 77345 or


Christy Rae Robbins '85
June 8, 1967 - September 26, 2015
Christy Rae Robbins, 48, of Beaumont, died Saturday, September 26, 2015.

A Rosary for Christy will be recited at 6:00 p.m., with her gathering to follow Thursday, October 1, 2015, at Broussard's, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Friday, October 2, 2015, at St. Pius X Catholic Church, 5075 Bigner Road, Beaumont, with her interment to follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Beaumont.

Memorial contributions may be made to Humane Society of Southeast Texas, P.O. Box 1629, Beaumont, Texas 77704 or to St. Pius X Catholic Church, 5075 Bigner Road, Beaumont, Texas 77708.


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