Braxton Elroy Socia , 63, of Groves, Texas passed away Tuesday, March 4, 2014. He was born in Orange, Texas on March 16, 1950 to the late Raymond E. Socia, Sr. and Eula Eloise Yelverton. He was a member of Abundant Life Sanctuary United Pentecostal Church. Funeral services will be held at Melancons Funeral Home in Nederland on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. David Myer and Rev. Joseph Reynolds officiating. Interment will follow at Oak Bluff Memorial Park in Port Neches. A gathering of family and friends will be held on Friday, March 7, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Braxton is preceded in death by his parents; daughters, Glynn Pauline Socia and Donna Jean Alvina Socia; and granddaughter, Courtney Socia. He is survived by his sons, Braxton Elroy Socia, Jr. and Brandon Wilson Socia, both of Groves; daughter, Tonya Pauline Socia of Groves; sisters, Alvina Reynolds of Nederland; Lera Carlos of Groves, and Jacque Boyd of Bridge City; brother, Raymond Socia of Groves; grandchildren, Justin Socia, Baylor Reynolds, Shannon Socia, Jaymi Shelnut, Harley Socia, Trenton Socia, and Brooklyn Socia; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and close friends. Details and registry available at Melancons.org.
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Mar. 7, 2014
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