Marion Gladys Burnette DeGutis

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1916 - 2014 Marion Gladys Burnette DeGutis, Grandmama from Georgia, Aunt Marion or Mrs. D. died Friday, October 24, 2014, in Silsbee, Texas, at the age of 98. Marion, who was a quick-witted, feisty farm girl from Virginia, brought joy to her family and friends throughout her life. Her final months were spent peacefully and with little pain, and recently celebrated her 98th birthday with a Dr. Pepper (her favorite), cake, ice cream and many family members. Marion was born on October 8, 1916, in Gladys, Virginia, to Otey Guster Burnette and Mary Hester Kessee Burnette (Granny and Grandaddy), and was the last surviving of their 13 children. She moved to Beaumont, Texas, in 2005 to be closer to Marie and her Texas family. Marion never met a stranger; a trait that she passed to her daughter, Marie. Marion is survived by her daughter, Marie Broussard and her family; grandchildren, Dale Broussard of Nederland, Texas; Tom Broussard and his wife, Donna, of Lumberton, Texas; David Broussard and his wife, Toni, of Spring, Texas; and Marian West and her husband, Steve, of Carrollton, Texas; 12 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. A gathering of Mrs. DeGutis' family and friends will be from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m., Saturday, November 1, 2014, at Broussard's, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont. A second gathering will be from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Monday, November 3, 2014, at Finch & Finch Funeral and Cremation, 124 Flynn Street, Gladys, Virginia 24554. Her graveside service will be 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, November 4, 2014, at Kedron Baptist Church Cemetery, 7862 Brookneal Highway, Gladys, Virginia 24554. Memorial contributions in her memory may be made to Some Other Place, P.O. Box 0843, Beaumont, Texas 77704-0843 or to the . Complete and updated information may be found at:broussards1889.com.

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Broussard's Mortuary
2000 McFaddin Street
Beaumont, TX 77701
(409) 832-1621
Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Oct. 31, 2014
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