Nan Ellen Roscoe

  • "Casey and Bill, I just learned of Nan's passing last nite...."
    - Jack McNeill

1916 - 2015 Nannie Nan Ellen Roscoe, 98, of Beaumont, died Tuesday, October 6, 2015. She was born the youngest of seven children, on November 29, 1916, in Terrell, Texas, to Bettie Portwood Stewart and Walter A. Stewart. Nan left her housewife life in Orange and moved to Beaumont to begin studying nursing at Lamar State College of Technology in 1958. She first completed the Licensed Vocational Nurse Training. The faculty encouraged her to continue for the Registered Nurse Certification which she accomplished as Salutatorian while working the 3:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. shift in Baptist Hospital's Emergency Room. Upon completion of the State of Texas exam, Nan became employed by the Orthopedic Physicians Group of Doctors Alexander, Wallace, Shuffield, McNeill, Smith, Taylor and Clark. She retired in 1983. Nan was deeply dedicated to her family and yet she managed to fit in world travel skipping only the North & South Poles. Nan loved her flowers! Who could ever forget her Lady Banksia Rose! We are so lucky, so fortunate, so everlasting grateful to have been her family. Nan is survived by her daughter, Kay C. Casey Clark and her husband, Bill, of Beaumont; grandchildren, Jonna Clark Mitchell and her husband, Brad, of Boerne; Cullen Clark Lutz and her husband, John, of Amarillo; and William Chase Clark and his wife, Amy, of Three Rivers; great-grandchildren, Olivia Lutz, Layton Lutz, Ellen Ellie Clark, and Annabelle Clark; and several nieces and nephews. A gathering of Ms. Roscoe's family and friends will be from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m., Friday, October 9, 2015, at Broussard's, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont. Her graveside service will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, October 10, 2015, at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, 4955 Pine Street, Beaumont. Memorial contributions may be made to the Nan Ellen Roscoe Memorial Scholarship in Nursing, in care of the Lamar University Foundation, P.O. Box 11500, Beaumont, Texas 77710. Please call 409-880-2117 for questions and assistance. Complete and updated information may be found at:

Funeral Home
Broussard's Mortuary
2000 McFaddin Street
Beaumont, TX 77701
(409) 832-1621
Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Oct. 9, 2015
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