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.
Dorothy “Dot” Norwood Wallace
Dorothy “Dot” Norwood Wallace, 81, of Orange passed away on Sunday, June 16, 2013 at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont.
Wilbur Pruitt, 70, of Bridge City, passed away Monday, June 17, 2013, at his residence.
Patricia Colleen Brown
Graveside services for Patricia Colleen Brown, 80, of DeRidder, LA, will be held on Wednesday, June 19, 2013, 11:00 AM, at Beauregard Cemetery,
Ronald Lawrence (Ron) DeBlanc
Ronald Lawrence (Ron) DeBlanc, resident of Owasso, passed away Thursday, June 13, 2013 at his home at the age of 36.
Mary Katherine Brown
Mary Katherine Brown died on June 13, 2013 at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont, Texas.
Ruth Stella Shellenberger
Ruth Stella Shellenberger passed away Thursday, June 13th in Wimberly, TX
Eddie "Bubba" Ray McCarver Jr.
Eddie "Bubba" Ray McCarver Jr., 44, of Deweyville passed away on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at Baptist Hospital in Orange.
Betty Lois Swiere
Betty Lois Swiere, 72, of Bridge City, passed away Thursday, June 13, 2013, at The Medical Center of Southeast Texas.
Deborah Carlotta “Debby” VanGent, 57, of Vidor, died Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont.
Catherine Brown passed away Thursday, June 13, 2013 at Christus St. Elizabeth in Beaumont.
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