Eva "Jean" Bijeaux
|Date of Birth
||: Sep. 29, 1929
|Date of Death
||: Mar. 16, 2017
|City of Residence
||: Port Arthur, Texas.
|Funeral Home Name
||: Clayton Thompson Funeral Home
Eva "Jean" Bijeaux, 87 of Port Acres passed away on Thursday. March 16, 2017 at The Medical Center of Southeast Texas in Port Arthur.
Eva was born in Port Neches on September 29,1929 to parents Aline (Prevost) and O'Neil Joseph Blanchard. She had lived in Port Acres since 1951 and was a lifelong member of St. Therese Little Flower of Jesus Catholic Church. Eva was a member of the Kaycettes: the women auxiliary of the Knights of Columbus Council #3195. She worked in housekeeping for many years at Mid-Jefferson Hospital and Holiday Inn. Eva was also a volunteer at St. Mary's Hospital as a Pink Lady. She enjoyed sewing and working in her flower gardens. Eva was a loving person who loved spending time with her family and friends. And she will be dearly missed; she was known for her beautiful smile all the time.
She was preceded in death by her parents: her husband Simon Bijeaux: sons, Simon Herman Bijeaux, Billy Bijeaux: her daughter, Sharon "Sherry" McKnight.
Those left to cherish Eva's memory are her daughter, Michelle Davis and husband, Steve: her son, Johnny Bijeaux and wife, Denise of Nederland: her sisters, Betty Anna Brown, Barbara "Bobbie" Blum of Groves. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Joel Bijeaux, Jamie Miller, Jared Bijeaux, Shelly McKnight, Brandi Holt, Joshua McFarland, Stephen Davis, Simon Duck, 11 great grandchildren, and numerous niece and nephews.
A visitation will be held on Monday, March 20, 2017 from 5 PM until 8 PM at Clayton Thompson Funeral Home, with a rosary to be prayed at 6 PM at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 10 PM at St. Therese Little Flower of Jesus Catholic Church and celebrant will be Rev. Rejimon George. Burial will follow at Oak Bluff Memorial Park in Port Neches.