In memory of classmates who have gone before us!
This page list the most resent Obituaries I've received or found online;


My deepest sympathy to the families of the of lost alumni.
Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers!



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Della Rose Willard McDonald - 1964
September 11, 1945 - August 1, 2017
Died in Ft. Worth TX, Survived by husband Bill McDonald of Weatherford, Son Cam McDonald & wife Peggy of Carrolton, Grand daughter Maia Grace McDonald of Carrolton, and Sister Ruth Willard Aubey of Beaumont

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Melody June "Dodie" Wilson '76
1957 - 2017 Melody "Dodie" June Wilson, 59, of Clear Lake, formerly of Beaumont, passed away on April 23, 2017, at Clear Lake Regional Hospital in Clear Lake, Texas. Funeral services will be 10:00am, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at Claybar Kelley Watkins Funeral Home in Beaumont. Burial will be 3:00pm at Forest Park Cemetery, Webster, Texas. Visitation will be from 5:00-7:00pm, Tuesday, April 25, 2017, at Claybar Kelley-Watkins in Beaumont. She was preceded in death by her mother, Peggy Harrison; husband, Burt Wilson and her son, Will Wilson. Dodie is survived by her father, Harlen Harrison of Vidor; son, Robert Wilson of Vidor; brother, James Harrison and wife, Lisa of Fannett; sisters, Peggy Judice and Vickie Brekel both of Hardin County

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Mildred Barton class unknown
was born in Beaumont, Texas, on February 23, 1933 to Ural Bonnette Smith and Buck Smith, and was called home by her Lord on June 17, 2017. At a very early age, she became the organist at Magnolia Avenue Baptist Church. She was a graduate of French High School, Lamar State College (now Lamar University), where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Music. Mildred attended the University of Houston where she earned her Master's Degree in Music Theory.
She had a God-given talent for arranging music, she could play any song in any key and could also play a song after hearing it just once. Mildred was well-known in the world of musicians around the Beaumont area. She spent many years teaching music and choir at Amelia Elementary School and Forest Park High School. Her high school choirs earned sweepstakes at the UIL Contest at the local level, State Contest for the All-State Choir and State Solo Contest in Austin. While at Lamar University, she was invited to play for a reception at the Governor's Mansion in Austin. This was an honor which she cherished. After fifteen years of teaching choir, she received her certification in the counseling field from McNeese State University. At that point, Mildred became a counselor/registrar at Forest Park High School and then West Brook High School. She remained in that position until her retirement. Mildred met the love of her life, Neal Barton while both were teaching at Amelia Elementary School. They were married for more than fifty years and God blessed them with a son, Neal Barton Jr. who is married to wife, Renee, of Tyler, Texas. Mildred was blessed with many cousins. She also stayed in contact with many of her students until her health began to fail. She was a master at the piano but she was at her happiest playing the organ for her Lord at Westgate Memorial Baptist Church for fifteen years.
Her church was extremely important in her life. A gathering of Mrs. Barton's family and friends will begin at 10:00 a.m., with her funeral service to follow at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at Westgate Memorial Baptist Church, 6220 Westgate Drive, Beaumont, with Dr. Raymond McHenry, officiating. A private family committal will follow at Garden of Memories Memorial Park, Lufkin, where she will rest next to her beloved Neal. Arrangements are handled by Broussard's, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. Complete and updated information may be found at: broussards1889.com.

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Unknown Obits
I found these obits doing a search for FHS. classes unknown!
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