Raymond Barnwell, 70, of Beaumont, died Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014. He was born on Dec. 14, 1943, in Pittsburg, to Patsy Chrystelle James Barnwell and John Barnwell, and had been a longtime resident of the area. Mr. Barnwell was a retired school counselor.
Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Glenda Ray Barnwell; children; Amber Barnwell of Houston and Jason Barnwell of Beaumont; brothers, Hood Barnwell and his wife, Glenda, of Mauriceville and Robert Barnwell and his wife, Sandra, of Pittsburg; sister-in-law, Kay Pruett; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A gathering of Mr. Barnwell’s family and friends will begin at 12:00 p.m., with his memorial service to follow at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, at Erman Smith Funeral Home, 315 Rusk St., Pittsburg. Cremation arrangements are being handled under the direction of Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont.