"More Than 125 Years Of Time Honored Values"


EST. 1889

A Family Concern

In the late 1800's, Alex Broussard, owner of A. Broussard Livery Stable, opened the first funeral parlor in Southeast Texas. That first wood framed parlor was soon replaced by a large brick facility in downtown Beaumont which still stands today. Later, the family firm moved to a large, stately home at the corner of Calder Avenue and Forest Street. In 1958, they moved to one of their present locations in a quiet neighborhood on McFaddin in Beaumont.

Continuing Our Traditions

In this age of constant corporate funeral home buyouts and takeovers, families find comfort in knowing there is still a family owned and operated firm with five generations of compassion, continuity, and dignity. The Broussard family feels strongly about their traditions and their family's obligation to maintain both the high standards of excellence in service and their ability to serve the entire community by always keeping their services affordable.
Theda Kirkpatrick

Theda Kirkpatrick

Theda Marie Simmons Kirkpatrick, 88, of Beaumont, died Monday, June 18, 2018, at Calder Woods, Beaumont. She was born on August 7, 1929, to Jewel Cleo Vaughn Conley and Herman Barkley Conley, Sr., in Beech Grove, Arkansas, on Vaughn family homestead. Survivors include her sons, Luther Gary Simmons and his wife, Elizabeth Louise and Jeffrey Gordon Simmons and his wife, Stephanie, all of Beaumont; daughter, Lisa Marie Simmons Fink and her husband, George, of Pine Ridge; grandchildren, Tricia Lynn Simmons Contreras and her husband, Frank, of Meeker; Devon René Simmons Kolander and her husband, Chris, of China; Austin Lee Simmons of Beaumont; George Michael Fink of Pine Ridge; David Laurn Fink of Pine Ridge; Scott Gordon Simmons of Houston; and Christopher Ketchum of Beaumont; great-grandchildren, David Laurn Fink, Jr., Emma Nichole Fink, Zoe Marie Fink, Chase Gordon Simmons, and Alex Simmons; sister, Sandra Deon Conley McClellan of Ozark, Arkansas; sister-in-law, Margaret Conley o...

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Raynold Joseph Thibodeaux

Raynold Joseph Thibodeaux

Raynold Joseph Thibodeaux, the third of nine children, was born on April 13, 1920, to Clement and Eliza Cortez Thibodeaux in Churchpoint, Louisiana. He passed away on Sunday, June 17, 2018. Raynold was a proud veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, serving during World War II in the Asiatic-Pacific Campaign as a Gunnery Sergeant while stationed on the USS Oklahoma in the Hawaiian Islands, Palmyra Atoll, then fighting in the battle of Okinawa. He was a graduate of Southwestern Louisiana Institute (now University of Louisiana at Lafayette) with a degree in civil engineering. After retiring from Jefferson Chemical Company in Port Neches, Texas, he worked as an engineering consultant with Triangle Engineers and Matrix Engineering until he was 80 years old. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 68 years, Murial Kelly Thibodeaux, his brothers Wilson, Wallace, and Clement, Jr. and sisters Virginia, Norma Lee, Nelma Hightower, and Florence Thompson. Survivors include...

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Penny Burwitz

Penny Burwitz

Penny Loraine Burwitz, 57, of Lumberton, died Monday, June 18, 2018. She was born on May 9, 1961, in Lumberton, to Joyce Coffee and James Beard. Survivors include her husband, Todd Burwitz; children, Heather Shaw and her husband, Josh, of Kountze and Constance LaBlanc, of Lumberton; grandchildren, Smitha Keith, Makayla Keith, Abigail Keith, Emma Shaw, Tommy, Eli, Jaylee Wright, and Aiden Wright; mother, Joyce Beard; and brothers, James Beard, Darrell Beard, Rodney Beard, and Roger Beard. Penny is preceded in death by her father; and son, Jason Keith. A private family committal was held at Broussard’s Crematorium, under the direction of Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee....

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Samuel Denmon

Samuel Denmon

Samuel Howard Denmon, 74, of Kountze, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. He was born on August 1, 1943, in Evadale, to Oma Lee Kirkendall and Dudley Edith Denmon. Survivors include his children, Stacy Denmon and his wife, Darla, of Cedar Hill; Eric Lee Denmon and his wife, Melissa, of Richmond, Virginia; and Teresa Ann Hoffman, of Silsbee; grandchildren, Patricia, Erica, Adam, Sydni, Alex, McKenzie, and Samantha; great-grandchildren, Brandon, Paxton, Brylee, and Kelly; sisters, Mary Ell Swinney of Silsbee, Lavern Elliott of Jasper, Joyce Fay Clark of Vidor, and Goldie Winger of Silsbee. Samuel is proceeded in death by his parents; son, Cliton Denmon; and brothers, Larry D. Denmon and Dudley Lionel Denmon. A gathering of Mr. Denmon’s family and friends will be from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m., Saturday, June 23, 2018, at Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road. His graveside service will begin at 2:30 p.m., Saturday, June 23, 2018, at Denmon Cemetery, Buna....

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James

James "Mike" Jennis

James “Mike” Jennis, 62, of Pinewood, died Sunday, June 17, 2018, at MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston. He was born on November 14, 1955, to Mary Catherine Young and James Jennis, in Spokane, Washington. Mike was a lifetime member of the YMBL. He enjoyed and loved his grandchildren, grilling, NASCAR, gardening, and football, especially the Denver Broncos. Survivors include his wife, Marlene Jennis; daughter, Brittany Jennis of Nederland; stepson, Brady Alexander and his wife, Miranda, of California; grandchildren, Madilyn Bachelder and Maylin Alexander; sister, Melissa Ahrens of Wisconsin; three nieces; and his dog, Sallie. He is preceded in death by his parents and brother, Mark Jennis. A gathering of Mr. Jennis’ family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., with a Rosary recited at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, June 21, 2018, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Friday, June 22,...

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OUR LOCATIONS

McFaddin Ave

2000 McFaddin Avenue.
Beaumont, Texas 77701

409.832.1621

mcfaddin@broussards1889.com

Major Drive

1605 N. Major Drive
Beaumont, Texas 77713

409.866.3838

major@broussards1889.com

Nederland

505 N. 12th Street
Nederland, Texas 77627

409.722.3456

nederland@broussards1889.com

Silsbee

490 Cemetery Road
Silsbee, Texas 77657

409.386.1000

silsbee@broussards1889.com

Winnie

134 W. Buccaneer
Winnie, Texas 77665

409.296.2211

winnie@broussards1889.com

Kountze

530 W. Monroe
Kountze, Texas 77625

409.246.3466

kountze1@broussards1889.com

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