J. E. Hixson & Sons

3001 Ryan Street, Lake Charles, LA


Jean Kaough

September 22, 1944June 19, 2019

Born on September 22, 1944 to Thyra Johnson, Jean was a lifelong resident of Lake Charles. In November of 1968, she married the love of her life, Grady, and they raised four boys together. She had a strong Christian faith and loved her Lord and Savior. Jean’s greatest joy in life was her children and grandchildren. Her retirement allowed many hours of baking and playtime with her grandkids.

Left to cherish her memory include sons Grady Kaough (Karen) of Conroe, TX, Jody Kaough (Katie) of Metairie, Jamey Kaough of Lake Charles, Andy Kaough (Lady Holly) of Lake Charles; grandchildren Courtney Kaough LaBorde (Brandon), Nicholas Kaough, Kailyn Kaough, Kyle Kaough, Riley Kaough, Grace Kaough, Ian Kaough, Alex Kaough, Ryan Kaough, Cagle Kaough and Caroline Kaough; great-grandchildren Logan LaBorde and Lilian LaBorde. She was preceded in death by loving husband of 46 years, Grady Kaough, Sr. and her mother.

Visitation will be Monday, July 8, 2019 starting at 9am at Hixson Funeral Home of Lake Charles, with service following the visitation at 11am at the funeral home. The Reverend Weldon Bares will officiate. Burial will be at Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.hixsonfuneralhomes.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research.


  • Andy Kough, Son
  • Lady Holly Hathaway, Daughter-in-law
  • Jody Kaough, Son
  • Katie Kaough, Daughter-in-law
  • Jamey Kaough, Son
  • Grady Kaough Jr, Son
  • Karen Kaough, Daughter-in-law
  • Courtney LaBorde, Grandchild
  • Brandon LaBorde, Grandson-in-law
  • Nicholas Kaough, Grandchild
  • Kailyn Kaough, Grandchild
  • Kyle Kaough, Grandchild
  • Riley Kaough, Grandchild
  • Ian Kaough, Grandchild
  • Grace Kaough, Grandchild
  • Alex Kaough, Grandchild
  • Ryan Kaough, Grandchild
  • Cagle Kaough, Grandchild
  • Caroline Kaough, Grandchild
  • Logan LaBorde, Great Grandchild
  • Lilian LaBorde, Great Grandchild
  • Grady Kaough Sr., Husband
  • Thyra Johnson, Mother


  • Visitation Monday, July 8, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, July 8, 2019


Jean Kaough

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