Obituaries

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Campbell, Bryon Scott

Bryon Scott Campbell was received with open arms from his heavenly father on Saturday March 15, 2008 at the age of 41. He was born Sunday, December 25, 1966 in Nederland, Texas to Scott & Raynell Campbell. Bryon was preceded in death by his brother Kevin Lee Campbell. Bryon is survived by his loving wife Connie Campbell and his beautiful children whom he lived for, daughter, Breeanna Campbell, and son, Blaine Campbell; his parents, Raynell & Paul Bailey of Nederland, TX and Scott & Betty Campbell of Bevil Oaks, TX; Sister, Katie Corpuz of Nederland, TX; mother and father in-law Grady & Mary Stevens of Lumberton, TX, brother in-law Bubba Stevens and wife Donna of Lumberton, TX, 3 nephews and 1 niece. Bryon was a devoted father, husband, son and friend. He was an avid hunter and loved the outdoors. He also loved playing and teaching baseball and basketball. Although his worldly life ended abruptly and too early, the impact he made on everyone he came in contact with will be forever felt. He was very involved in the Community of Splendora as President of the Baseball Association for several years and served on several School Board committees. He was enrolled to run for a position on the School Board election this year. Bryon had a special place in his heart for children. Visitation was held held from 6-9 p.m. Tues. March 18 at Neal Funeral Home Chapel in Cleveland, TX. and services for Bryon will be at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 19. All services were handled under the trusted care of Neal Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Bryon's favorite charities, The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Scholarship Fund 832-667-1000 or the Alzheimer's Association at 1-800-272-3900. Neal Funeral Home 200 S. Washington Ave. Cleveland, TX 77327 (281) 592-2341 Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on 3/19/2008.

Campbell, Christopher Robert Paul

Christopher Robert Paul Campbell, 3-1/2 yrs., lost his battle with cancer on June 21, 2008. He was born in Beaumont on January 26, 2005.

Christopher was a loving child that began each morning by announcing “it’s a beautiful day”. We hope that he knows how much beauty that he brought to the lives of those who knew him.

Christopher is survived by his parents, Angela and Robbie Campbell; his grandparents, Ginger and Jerry Parker of Beaumont, Renee Fruge of Pineland, and Allen Campbell of Beaumont. Also, his great-grandparents, Sue and Bob Campbell of Beaumont, Ruby and Bill Parker of Austin, Thelma Elmore of Nederland and Wally and Roz Frazier of Houston; his aunt, Amy Parker of Houston; and many cousins, aunts and uncles and friends.

Funeral service will be 1:00 pm Thursday, June 26, 2008 at First United Methodist in Beaumont under the direction of Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. A gathering of family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 25, 2008 at the mortuary.

For those desiring to make a memorial contribution in memory of Christopher Campbell may do so at Mobil Oil Federal Credit Union in care of Robert Allen Campbell
Canada, Robert R.

Robert Canada, 49, of Nederland Texas, went to be with the Lord on Monday, March 10, 2008 at Christus St. Mary’s Hospital, Port Arthur, Texas after a valiant 10-year battle with kidney disease.

Rob was born on October 19, 1959 to his parents, Marjorie Breeze Canada and Frederick R. Canada in Bradenton, Florida . He graduated from Manatee High School in Bradenton in 1976, and subsequently traveled around the world as an Oil Inspector Supervisor. He was an avid sportsman and outdoorsman, mostly focusing on catching “the biggest fish” with his friends, which he often did. Above all, he loved and cherished his wife, Jodi and their three children - Collin 15, Courtney 12, and Cameron 8. Rob was preceded in death by his father, Frederick R. Canada, Sr. in 1990. He is survived by his wife Jodi and three children Collin, Courtney and Cameron all of Nederland, his mother, Marjorie Breeze Canada of Bradenton, Florida, sister, Renie Canada (Ed) Dukes of Bradenton, Florida, brother Rick (Karla) Canada of Friendswood Texas, sister, Barbara Dilts of Waldoboro Maine, as well as nine nieces and nephews and a host of friends from Florida and Texas.

Clayton-Thompson Funeral Directors, Groves is in charge of arrangements. Visitation will be Thursday, March 13th from 4 pm – 7 pm at Clayton Thompson Funeral Home, 5200 W. Parkway, Groves, Texas, with graveside services at Oak Bluff Memorial Park in Port Neches at 10:30 am on Friday, March 14, 2008 officiated by Rev. Byron Miller, of Church of the Rock, Nederland . The family wishes to express their gratitude for all of God’s blessings, and the kindness of so many during this time.

Capo, Coley Private graveside services for Coley Capo, 85, of Beaumont, will be held in the Jozye Cemetery in Madisonville, Texas.
Coley was born April 25, 1922 in Beaumont, Texas to the late Sam and Francis Capo and passed away Saturday, March 22, 2008 in Beaumont. He attended St. Anthony Catholic High School in Beaumont and was a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of WWII.
Coley lived and worked most of his life in Beaumont as a jewelry salesman. Upon retirement he moved to Madisonville until his health failed and he returned to Beaumont to be near his family.
He is survived by his wife, Glen Iris Capo of Beaumont; two daughters and sons-in-law, Coleen and John Everitt of Beaumont, Cheryl and Wayne Koenig of Lumberton; three sons, Chuck Capo and wife, Fran of Granite Shoals, Mike Capo and wife, Lisa of Beaumont and Kirk Capo and wife, Vonda of Winnsboro; brother, Jimmy Capo and wife, Ida of Lake Livingston, and sister, Marie Fox and husband Roy of Beaumont.
He is also survived by 8 grandchildren, Alaina Everitt of Lewisville, Brian Everitt of Beaumont, Jason Everitt and wife Lorie of Orange, Matthew Capo of Austin, Jamie Capo of Beaumont and Kelsey, Jordan and Jacob Capo of Winnsboro.
Services are under the direction of Claybar Kelley-Watkins Funeral Home, 1155 N. 11th St., Beaumont, Texas.
Carabine, Leona Myers Leona Myers Carabine, a long time resident of Port Arthur and Groves, Texas passed away to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, February 28, 2008 at the age of 86. She was born on October 14, 1921 to the late Oniel and Levie Myers. She was admired by all who knew her for her devout faith in God, her dignity, integrity and elegance. She enjoyed gardening, sports, reading and games. Her families’ needs were always put first. She formerly owned The Junior Shop in Port Arthur. Afterwards, she worked for over twenty five years in the ladies department at J. C. Penney’s. In the past she was a member of the the St. James Altar Society. She served as President of both the St. James P.T.A. and the Benevolent Patriotic Order of the Does. In earlier days she was a volunteer with the St. Mary’s Hospital Auxiliary.
Leona was preceded in death by her loving husband of fifty one years, Peter John Carabine, Sr. She is survived by her five children, Donna Lewis and husband Paul of Houston, Texas, Dr. Michael Carabine and wife Beth of Carroll, Iowa, Christopher Carabine of Groves, Marla Crippen and husband Blake of Groves and Peter Carabine, Jr. and wife Cherry of Austin, Texas. Surviving are five grandchildren, Paul Lewis, Jr. and wife Robbye of Spring, Texas, Kristen and Stephen Lewis of Houston, Texas, Aaron Crippen of Groves and Collin Carabine of Austin, Texas, as well as five precious great granddaughters, Reagan, Kendyl and Sydney Lewis of Spring, Texas, and Grace and Lauren Lewis of Houston, Texas. She is also survived by siblings, Beatrice Fox of Houston, Texas, Adrian Myers and wife Cecile of Port Neches and Edmund Myers of Nederland.
Visitations will be held on Sunday, March 2, 2008 from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Grammier-Oberle Funeral Home in Port Arthur. A Rosary will be recited at 5:30 p.m. and a Wake service to be conducted at 6:30 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 11:30 a.m. Monday, March 3, 2008, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Groves with Reverend Don Golasinski serving as the Celebrant. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park in Groves. Serving as Pallbearers will be her three grandsons, Paul Lewis, Jr., Stephen Lewis and Aaron Crippen; nephews, Bill Little, Jr., Lennie Myers and Sidney Prince. The family is grateful for the many prayers offered up for her during her recent illness. In lieu of flowers “Memorial Contributions” can be made to Immaculate Conception Catholic Church at 4100 Lincoln Avenue, Groves, Texas, 77619.
Carlile, Euphrasie N.

Euphrasie N. Carlile, 103, of Groves, Texas died Sunday, May 25, 2008 at The Medical Center of Southeast Texas in Port Arthur.

Euphrasie was born March 20, l905 in Port Barre, Louisiana to Alexis Nezat and Odele Gaudet Nezat. She was a homemaker and resident of Groves for 32 years.

A visitation for family and friends will be held on Wednesday, May 28, 2008 from 4:00p.m.-6:00p.m. at Levingston Funeral Home in Groves, Texas.

Funeral services will be at 2:00p.m., Friday, May 30, 2008 at Bowers Funeral Home in Teague, Texas. Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery in Teague, Texas.

She was preceded in death by her son, W. C. "Jack" Carlile.

Survivors include her daughters, Evelyn Quirey of Louis, Texas, Elizabeth Wren and husband, Elvis of Groves, Texas, Sue Anderson and husband Robert Lewis of Bossier City, Louisiana; sons, Harold Carlile and wife, Olimpia of San Juan, Texas, James Carlile and wife, Bonnie of Chalk Mountain, Texas; eighteen grandchildren, Thirty-four great-grandchildren and sixteen great-great grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Murphy Robert, Mickey Quirey, Chuck Carlile, Tony Carlile, Jamey Carlile, Mark Anderson, Bobby Anderson, and Steve Anderson.

Carlin, Treyson Kemp

6/6/2008 - 6/6/2008

Treyson Kemp Carlin, passed away Friday, June 6, 2008 at Christus Hospital St. Mary in Port Arthur.

Funeral services will be 11:00 am, Wednesday, June 11, 2008 at Hillcrest Baptist Church, 3324 Park Dr. in Nederland, under the direction of Broussard’s in Nederland. A gathering of the family and friends will be held one hour before services at the church.

He is survived by parents, Josh and Jessica Carlin of Nederland; brother, Luke Carlin; sister, Raylen Carlin; grandparents, Alan Autrey of Port Neches, Sharie Autrey of Port Neches, Cliff Carlin and wife Janis of Groves; Great Grandparents, Leroy and Ruth Tompkin of Nederland, B.A. and Dot Carlin of Buna, Geraldine Philen of Nederland; aunt, Hannah Andrews and husband Stephens; uncles, Erik Autrey, Brock Carlin and Meagan, Lucas Carlin and Hannah; and a host of family and friends.

Carson, James Weyman James Weyman Carson, 75, of Groves died Tuesday afternoon, March 18, at Renaissance Hospital in Groves. Weyman was born on October 28, 1922 and is a native of Hodge, LA. He was a graduate of Port Arthur College and Lamar State College of Beaumont. He worked as a chemist in various plants locally and out of town and retired as a Chief Chemist at Texaco Chemical Plant in Port Arthur. He also served in the army during the Korean Conflict. Above all, Weyman had a solid foundation set upon Christ and is now at peace at the throne of his Savior. He was preceded in death by both parents and his daughters, Joettie and Regina. Survivors include his devoted wife of 57 years, Josie Beninati Carson; sons, Stephen and Jon; daughters, Victoria and Jenny; brother, Lavance; grandsons, Michael and David; step-grandchildren, Candace and Graig; and nine great grandchildren. Visitation will be held Thursday, March 20, at Clayton Thompson Funeral from 5-8 p.m. The funeral will be held at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Groves on Friday, March 21st at 10 a.m. The burial will be in Quitman, LA at the Antioch Cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers will be Michael Carson, David Carson, David Perry. Henry Galaviz, Cremer Hamilton, and Gilbert Lege.
Carter, Rhoda Debes Funeral services for Rhoda Debes Carter, 88, of Beaumont, will be held on Wednesday, April 9, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Michael's Orthodox Church with interment to follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Please join friends and family for the Mercy Meal at St. Michael's after the burial. The family will receive friends from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday at the Claybar Kelley-Watkins Funeral Home and from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. at St. Michael's Orthodox Church. There will be a memorial service at the church at 7:00 p.m. followed by an additional half hour visitation.
Mrs. Carter passed into a better world on April 6, 2008. She was born Rhoda Debes, to Alma and Gabriel Debes, on February 20, 1920, in Beaumont, Texas. Rhoda lived most of her life in Beaumont but was an adventurous person for the times. She lived in Houston with her sister during part of high school, moved to Detroit, Michigan, to live with her aunt after graduation from Beaumont High, traveled to California with friends before the war, and during WWII, worked at the Pentagon speedily typing classified material to aid the war effort.
She married a boy she knew from her youth, Rapp O. Carter, after the war. They settled in Beaumont and had two children, Margaret Ann and Rapp, Jr. The family followed Rapp's job to Alaska in the late 60s, living in Anchorage twice. While in Alaska, they experienced the pristine beauty of Mount Denali Park and Portage Glacier. Rhoda, who loved to cook and eat delicious food, delighted in seeing and picking the giant vegetables that grew in the Matanuska Valley during the long Alaskan summers.
Rhoda's intellect, as well as her fast and accurate shorthand and typing skills, brought her into the legal field. She worked as secretary and assistant to Federal Judge Lamar Cecil until his untimely death. In her 40-year career, she worked at several prominent local law firms and graduated from Lamar as a paralegal later in her life.
Rhoda retired in Beaumont and spent many years cooking to feed a variety of friends and family members who loved her delicious Lebanese and Syrian foods. She loved to play Bingo and made three trips to Las Vegas, where she had lots of fun, and sometimes even won! During retirement, Rhoda volunteered for 10 years at Henry's Place, a local drop-in center for the homeless.  Rhoda Debes Carter had a huge heart and was compassionate and caring, just like her Mother, Alma. She will be remembered by many for generosity of spirit and her love of people, especially those less fortunate.
Those left to cherish her memory at son, Rapp Carter, Jr., daughter, Margaret Carter, sisters, Helen Richmond, and Alice Arledge; brother, Jim Debes, Jr., and numerous nieces and nephews.
Serving as pallbearers will be Margaret Carter Christopher Cheek, Brian Debes, Jim Debes III, Randy French, Scott French, Melinda Harper, Alex Merritt, and Bob Wortham.
Cartlidge, Chester Ray

Chester Ray Cartlidge, 87, of Groves, Texas died Thursday June 19, 2008 at his residence.

Chester was born September l8, l920 in Beaumont, Texas to Lee Harvey Cartlidge and Mary Revia Cartlidge. He was a resident of Groves for 55 years and retired operator from Fina Oil. He was also a U.S. Army World War II veteran.

Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, June 2l, 2008 at Levingston Funeral Home in Groves, Texas with Chaplain Rick Morales officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Bluff Memorial Park. A visitation for family and friends will be held on Friday evening from 5:00p.m.-8:00p.m. at the funeral home.

Survivors include his wife, Vera Cartlidge of Groves, Texas; and sister, Mary Gillman of Winnie, Texas.

Cascio, Joey Joey Cascio, 33, of Beaumont passed away March 15, 2008 at St. Luke's Hospital in Houston. Joey was an Emergency Medical Technician for fourteen years, having worked for Orange County EMS, Williams Medic-Aid and Stat Care EMS. He volunteered for Cahaba Valley Fire Department in Alabama during high school and later volunteered in Lumberton, Texas. An avid sports fan, Joey supported the Houston Astros and Lamar University Cardinals baseball teams. He worked as a bat boy for the Beaumont Golden Gators baseball team and later worked concession for the Beaumont Bull Frogs baseball team. Survivors include his parents, Victor and Paula Cascio of Beaumont; aunts, Stacey Ramer and husband Robert of Lumberton and Mary Jo Harper and husband Lynn of Beaumont; uncle, Mike Forgas of Beaumont; cousins, Sarah Wells and husband Cody, Jeffery Ramer, Angie Forgas and Joe Forgas; dogs, Hushpuppy and Petey; and other loving family, friends, and co-workers. Graveside service will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, 2008 at Forest Lawn Memorial Park under the direction of Broussard's, 2000 McFaddin, Beaumont. A gathering of family and friends will be 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday evening, March 18, 2008 at the mortuary. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of choice. Complete and updated information may be viewed at www.broussardsmortuary.com. Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on 3/18/2008.
Castle, Vivian Anne 2/23/1943 - 12/14/2008

Vivian Anne Castle, 65 of Port Neches, died Sunday, December 14, 2008 at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont.

Funeral services are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 18, 2008 at First Assembly Of God Church in Nederland, with the Reverend Dan Norman officiating. Interment will follow at Memory Gardens in Nederland. A gathering of family and friends will be Wednesday evening from 5-8 pm at Broussard’s in Nederland.

Vivian was a native of Carthage, Mississippi, and has lived in the area since 1963. In her earlier years in the area, she worked as an X-Ray technician for Mid-Jefferson Hospital. She then worked as a fulltime mom and later as co-manager and owner of Nederland Garage with her husband. She was as devoted to the Lord and her church as she was her family. Vivian was responsible for starting a puppet ministry at her home church and she worked with the Missionettes program for girls. She was also instrumental in helping other churches start ministries in those areas. Over the years she was active in women’s ministries, Sunday school and children’s church programs. “Miss Viv” was also well known and loved during her years at Nederland Garage. She used her position not only to repair cars, but to minister to her customers and employees, allowing customers to pay off their bills if she knew they were struggling and providing breakfast to her employees. Vivian was a witness for the Lord in everything she did and those that she met were better for it.

Mrs. Castle was preceded in death by her granddaughter, Sarah Kemp, and her mother, Alma Sanders. She is survived by her husband, William Wesley “W.W.” Castle of Port Neches, Texas; daughters, Doniece Kemp and husband Kevin of Lumberton, Texas and Annette Reedy of Nederland, Texas; grandchildren, Joshua and Morgan Reedy, Nicole, Rachel, Reece and Landon Kemp; father, Clinton Sanders of Galliano, Louisiana; brothers, Jerry Sanders of Galliano, Louisiana, Rick Sanders and wife Nora of River Ridge, Louisiana; sister, Jan Ziegler of Denham Springs, Louisiana; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and brothers and sisters in-law.

The Castle family would like to offer their appreciation to Dr. Parkus and the nurses. They did more than treat her, they cared for her.

Submitted by Elaine Stone

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