Hazel (Pete) Douresseau’s Obit

This obituary can be found in the Beaumont Enterprise‘s archives.

This woman was my paternal great grandmother.

(I hope to add a photo here soon)

Hazel Douresseau
CHURCH POINT – Funeral services for Ms. Hazel P. Douresseau, 82, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church here with burial in the church cemetery. The Rev. Butler will conduct the services. Ms. Douresseau, a resident of Church Point, died Saturday, January 15, 2000, in Lafayette General Hospital. Survivors include: four sons, Adam Douresseau of Los Angeles, Calif., Preston Douresseau, John Douresseau and Andrew Douresseau, all of Beaumont, Texas; five daughters, Barbara Douresseau of Church Point, Savelia Pete of Los Angeles, Calif., Elizabeth Wrighting, Mary Ramsey and Cecelia Joseph, all of Beaumont, Texas; three sisters, Sable Charlot of Church Point, Hilda Smith and Theresa Johnson, both of Beaumont, Texas; three brothers, Paul Pete of Los Angeles, Calif., Variant Pete of Beaumont, Texas, and Tee Rogers of Church Point; 42 grandchildren; 66 great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Ms. Douresseau was preceded in death by her husband, Elijah Douresseau; and a son, Rufus Douresseau. Visiting hours will be observed from 8 a.m. Saturday until time of services in Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church in Church Point. Duhon Funeral Home of Church Point is in charge of arrangements.

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    Good old Google. I saw this reference after following a reference for Church Point and one Cecelia Ann Doureseau-Joseph (listed in the obit as Ceclia Joseph, Beaumont, Texas). I’m actually searching for Joseph’s in Church Point as well as the surrounding areas. The places, religion, and ages seem to match the Cecelia Joseph of Beaumont, Texas married to a John Joseph. If so, we have a “same set” of cousins.

    Garland Joseph
    Austin, Texas


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