Joyce Lucille Maxwell, 86, of Beauxart Gardens went to meet her Savior on May 12th 2013. She was born in Bogalusa, LA. on March 20th 1927 and had recently celebrated her 70th wedding anniversary. A gathering of the family and friends will be from 5-8 PM Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at Faith Tabernacle Apostolic Church, 10169 S. Hwy 69 in Port Arthur where she had been a faithful member for 65 years. Funeral services will be held at 10 AM Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at the Faith Tabernacle with Rev. Dr. Hammer officiating. Interment will follow at Oak Bluff Memorial Park in Port Neches under the direction of Melancons Funeral Home in Nederland. Lucille was preceded in death by her son Douglas E. Maxwell and is survived by her husband, H.N. Jack Maxwell and sons, H.N. Jacky Maxwell and wife, Melodie of Anchorage, AK; Leslie H. Maxwell and wife, Kay of Nederland; brother, Douglas Peterson of Bosier City, LA; sisters, Linda Barthelemy of Nederland and Jean Goodwin of Hornbeak, TN; daughter-in-law, Melanie Maxwell; 6 grandchildren, Cynthia Redding, Stephanie Barrick, Jeremy Maxwell, Douglas Maxwell, Penelope Denny and Kerri Dunbar; and 11 great-great-grandchildren. Serving as Pallbearers will be: George Williams, Skip Parmer, Mark Foster, John Lopez, Marty Arnold and Trent Chamberlain. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Texas Childrens Hospital. Details and registry available at Melancons.org.
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on May 14, 2013