OBITUARY

Joseph Lawrence Martel Sr.

January 30, 1931April 13, 2021

Joseph Lawrence Martel, Sr., 90, of Beaumont, died Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at Harbor Hospice House in Beaumont. A native of Church Point, LA., Joseph was a longtime resident of Vidor before moving to Beaumont in 2017. Joseph proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War. Joseph was a retired operator from Mobil Oil, and spent most of his free time gardening. Funeral services will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, April 19, 2021 at Forest Lawn Funeral Home with burial to follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Beaumont. Visitation will be held from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm on Monday, April 19, 2021 at the funeral home. Joseph was preceded in death by his loving wife Betty Lou Martel, son, Scott Martel, daughter, Kim Phelps, brother, Gene Martel, sister Bernice Martel, and his parents, Gene and Clarice Martel. Joseph is survived by his son, Joseph L. Martel, Jr and his wife Donna, daughter, Ruth Denise McDaniel all of Vidor, brother, Michael Martel of Beaumont, sisters, Bertha Martel, and Barbara Martel, grandchildren, Nina McDaniel, Amber Martel, Kristen Martel, Scotty Martel, Gillian Briggs, and Stephanie Boullion, and numerous great grandchildren.

  • FAMILY

  • Eugene Martel, Father (deceased)
  • Marie Clarice Jannise, Mother (deceased)
  • Betty Lou Martel, Wife (deceased)
  • Scott Martel Clarice, Son (deceased)
  • Kim Phelps, Daughter (deceased)
  • Paul Martel, Brother (deceased)
  • Bernice Johnson, Sister (deceased)
  • Joseph Martel, Jr. (Donna), Son
  • Ruth Denise McDaniel, Daughter
  • Michael Martel, Brother
  • Bertha Chaney, Sister
  • Barbara Fortenberry, Sister
  • Nina McDaniel, Granddaughter
  • Amber Martel, Granddaughter
  • Kristen Martel, Granddaughter
  • Scotty Martel, Grandson
  • Gillian Briggs, Granddaughter
  • Stephanie Boullion, Granddaughter
  • Numerous, Great Grandchildren

Services

  • A Gathering of Family and Friends

    Monday, April 19, 2021

  • A Celebration of Joseph's Life

    Monday, April 19, 2021

  • Burial to Follow

    Monday, April 19, 2021

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Larry Thibodaux

April 18, 2021

We are so sorry to hear about Uncle Joe. Our prayers are with you, Denise and Jay and all of your family. May he rest in peace.
Love, Larry and Karen

Laurie Oneill

April 13, 2021

Uncle Joe and Aunt Donna, We are so sorry for your loss. We love y’all so much and y’all are in our thoughts and prayers.
Love always,
Jason, Laurie and Lexi O’Neill

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