February 1, 1929 - December 11, 2020
Gracie Josephine DeCuir, 91, of Port Neches, Texas passed away Friday, December 11, 2020, with her family by her side. Gracie was born February 1, 1929 in Nederland, Texas to Albert and Edolie Abshire. Gracie was a faithful member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church until she became ill. She was a devout wife, mother, and grandmother. Gracie loved her family without question. No matter what happened she shared an unconditional love that touched many. Gracie enjoyed crocheting, cooking, baking, and gardening. She had a love for Cajun music and dancing. Gracie also enjoyed watching the Hallmark channel and the Dr. Phil Show. Gracie is preceded in death by her parents, Albert Abshire and Edolie Guidry Abshire; husband, Walter Joseph DeCuir; 12 brothers and sisters. Those left behind to cherish her memory are her sons, Ray DeCuir and his wife, Jill of Nederland, TX; Reggie DeCuir and his wife, Brenda of Port Neches, TX; Kyle DeCuir of Lumberton, TX; daughters, Wylane Simon and her husband, Johnny of Port Neches, TX; and Regina Zepeda and her husband, Danny of Tomball, TX; grandchildren, Scott DeCuir, Chrissy Fleming, Drew DeCuir, Hayden Fregia, Dalton Fregia, Maddy Trigg, Danny Zepeda, Tyler DeCuir, and Ava DeCuir; and 9 great grandchildren. The family would like to give a special thank you to Jessett, Brooke, and Elsie with Heart of Texas Hospice for the love and care they provided to their beloved mother. “Your wings were ready, but our hearts were not.” A gathering of friends and relatives will be held from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m., with the funeral to begin at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 15, 2020, at Melancon’s Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park in Groves. Due to Coronavirus-19 we request that friends and relatives practice social distancing while attending Gracie’s visitation and service. All guests are required to wear a face mask before entering Melancon’s Funeral Home.
Gracie Josephine DeCuir, 91, of Port Neches, Texas passed away Friday, December 11, 2020, with her family by her side. Gracie was born February 1, 1929 in Nederland, Texas to Albert and Edolie Abshire. Gracie was a faithful member of St. Elizabeth... View Obituary & Service Information
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