1930 - 2015 Jean Stewts, 85, of Beaumont, passed away peacefully at her home with her family by her side Saturday, August 22, 2015, after a lengthy illness. She was born on February 9, 1930, to Mattie and Brady Alexander in Huntington, Texas. After graduating from Huntington High School, she married Malcolm Mike LeSassier and soon moved to Beaumont. She had been a charter member of Westgate Memorial Baptist Church and currently a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Beaumont. She raised two daughters, Kathy and Michelle, and later worked at Gibson's, J.C. Penney, and St. Elizabeth Hospital. Jean was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. Survivors include her daughter, Michelle Bean and her husband, Mickey; son-in-law, Don Rucker and his wife, Tina; grandchildren, Chris Rucker and his wife, Theresa; Casey Rucker and his wife, Stephanie; Carrie Murphy and her husband, Justin; and Cody Bean and his wife, Julia; and eight great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents; stepmother, Carrie Alexander; husband, Mike LeSassier; daughter, Kathy Rucker; and her six siblings. A gathering of Mrs. Stewts' family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 25, 2015, at Broussard's, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. Her funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, August 26, 2015, at Broussard's. A graveside service will be at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday afternoon, at Rocky Springs Olds Center Cemetery, CR 176, Huntington. Memorial contributions may be made to Altus Hospice, 370 North 10th Street, Beaumont, Texas 77702. The family would like to thank all of the staff at Altus Hospice for their support and care the last few weeks. Complete and updated information may be found at: broussards1889.com.
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Aug. 25, 2015