November 10, 1928 - August 1, 2017
Joyce Smith DuBose, 88, Beauxart Gardens, passed away Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at Oak Grove Nursing Home in Groves. Mrs. DuBose was born November 10, 1928 in Angelina County to the late John Smith and Maude Sellars Smith. Mrs. DuBose worked as a secretary for the Bald Hill Baptist Church in Lufkin, also a church secretary and member of Calvary Baptist Church in Nederland. Mrs. DuBose is survived by her daughters, Karen DuBose Murph and her husband, Dennis of Needville and Marla DuBose Simmons and her husband, Carlton of Beauxart Gardens; Her son Randy Ray DuBose and his wife, Kim of Lufkin; her sister, Rita Beth Johnson of Houston; sister-in-law, Patty DuBose of Lufkin; grandchildren, Amy Blount and husband, Brandon, Joy Bouget and husband, James, Melanie Bell and husband, Lucas, Leigh Moore and husband, Joseph, Vicki Norman and husband, Dan, Marissa DuBose, Shelby DuBose, Chad Simmons, Alettra Simmons; great grandchildren, Mexia Blount, Garrett Blount, Marshall Lange, Kingston Bouget, Griffin Bouget, Marlie Bell, Bradlie Bell, Madison Moore, Eli Moore, one on the way from the Norman family, Brett Hudson and Camdyn Simmons. She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Billy Ray DuBose and her brothers, Glenn Smith and C.A. Smith. A gathering of the family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at Melancon’s Funeral Home. Services for Mrs. DuBose will be at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, August 4, 2017 at Melancon’s Funeral in Nederland with Rev. Donald Bean officiating. The graveside services will be on the same day at 3:00 p.m. at Garden of Memories Memorial Park Cemetery in Lufkin with Bro. Roger Fancher officiating. In lieu of flowers your memorial contribution can be made to Calvary Baptist Church located at 2515 Canal Avenue, Nederland, TX 77627, Bald Hill Baptist Church located at 128 Leon Tillman Road, Lufkin, TX 75901 and Oak Grove Nursing Home located at 6230 Warren Street, Groves, TX 77619. The family wishes to express their deep appreciation and thanks to the staff of Oak Grove Nursing Home in Groves, for the wonderful loving care they gave to Mrs. DuBose.
Joyce Smith DuBose, 88, Beauxart Gardens, passed away Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at Oak Grove Nursing Home in Groves. Mrs. DuBose was born November 10, 1928 in Angelina County to the late John Smith and Maude Sellars Smith. Mrs. DuBose worked... View Obituary & Service Information
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