James E. Barrow, 86, of Beaumont, died Wednesday, November 27, 2013. A lifelong resident and native of Beaumont, he was born on August 21, 1927, to Marguerite Schmidt Barrow and James Elbert Barrow. A World War II Army veteran, he was a corporal and served as a surgical technician. Survivors include his children, Linda M. Duvall and her husband, Howard of Beaumont; and Laura McKinnis and her husband Rick, of Lumberton; grandchildren, Kim Outlaw and her husband, Michael of League City; Jimmy Duvall and his wife, Lori of Groves; and Ricky Meza of Lumberton; great-grandchildren, Landes Outlaw, Colin Duvall, Joseph Waylon Outlaw, and Kinsley Duvall. He is preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth J. Betty Barrow; brother, Raymond Barrow; and sister, Evelyn Collins. Special thanks to his caregivers, Laura, Roxie, Ada, Sherry, Avis, Theresa, and to Texas Home Health Hospice and to his nurse, Amy Meranda, A gathering of Mr. Barrow's family and friends will be from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m., Friday, November 29, 2013, at Broussard's, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, November 30, 2013, at St. Anthony Cathedral Basilica, 700 Jefferson Street, Beaumont, with interment to follow at Magnolia Cemetery, Beaumont. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Anthony Cathedral Basilica, 700 Jefferson Street, Beaumont, Texas 77701. Complete and updated information may be found at broussards1889.com.
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Nov. 28, 2013