1930 - 2015 Verna M. Prevost, 85, of Beaumont, died Monday, July 15, 2015. She was born to Olinore Reed Manuel and Doreville Manuel on May 31, 1930, in Eunice, Louisiana. Verna lived a rewarding life. On February 26, l949, she was married to Charles H. Prevost. They moved to Beaumont, where she and Charles raised three sons, Gerry W. Prevost, Dale C. Prevost, and Gregory K. Prevost. After graduating from beauty school, she opened a beauty shop in the South Park area of Beaumont, Verna's Beauty Salon. She owned and operated the salon for more than 10 years. Verna and Charlie traveled to many places during their life together. After her retirement, she moved to Harlingen and lived there for several years. Many close friendships were made and Verna cherished this time of her life and spoke of it often. Verna was a member of Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church and St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church. Survivors include her children, Gerry Wayne Prevost and his wife, Mary Kay Prevost; Dale Charles Prevost and his wife, Beth Prevost; and Gregory Keith Prevost and his wife, Paula Prevost; grandchildren, Charles E. Prevost, Alisha Kay Prevost, Coby D. Prevost, Cory L. Prevost, Carisa Patrice Prevost, Makayla Jeanne Prevost, and Kimberla Ashton Prevost. God also blessed her with seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles H. Prevost; her parents; her brothers, Joseph Manuel, Percy Manuel, J.B. Manuel, Howard Manuel; and one sister, Carriene Manuel. Our family would like to thank Summer Place and Pelican Bay for their loving care and concern for our Mother. A Christian Wake for Mrs. Prevost will be at 6:00 p.m., with her gathering to follow until 8:00 p.m., Sunday, July 19, 2015, at Broussard's, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Monday, July 20, 2015, at St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church, 6825 Gladys Avenue, Beaumont, with her graveside service to follow at 12:30 p.m. at Fairview Cemetery, 223 Cemetery Road, Winnie. Complete and updated information may be found at: broussards1889.com
Published by The Beaumont Enterprise on Jul. 18, 2015.