September 23, 1935 – February 27, 2019
Services for Maurice Fountain, 83, of Etoile, will be held at 1:00 pm, Saturday, March 2, 2019 in the Gipson Funeral Home Chapel in Lufkin, with Margie Riley and Jerry Fountain officiating. Interment will follow in Shiloh Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 11am -1pm, prior to the service. Mr. Fountain was born September 23, 1935 in San Augustine County, Texas to parents, Elsie and Gladys (Cupit) Fountain and passed away on February 27, 2019 in Etoile. He graduated from Kountze High School and later worked in retail and law enforcement. He is a member of the Baptist faith. Survivors include his wife, Joyce Fountain; sister, Linda Hooper Hollis; sons, Scott Fountain and wife Lanell, Jarrod Fountain, and Randy Warden and wife Susan; daughters, Bridget Fountain, Pam Woods, and Jo Ann Flowers; special friend, Craig Harmon; eleven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; along with numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Mr. Fountain is preceded in death by his father, Elsie Lee Fountain; mother, Gladys Cupit Fountain Hooper; brothers, N.D. Fountain, Buddy Fountain, and Elsie Lee Fountain, Jr.; sisters, Irene Fountain Marble, Sylvia Hooper Laird, and an infant sister, Thelma Fountain. Mr. Fountain will be escorted to his final resting place by pallbearers: Billy Malone, Arthur Riley, Randy Smith, Craig Harmon, Donnie Fountain, and Donnie Joel Adkins. Honorary pallbearers include: James Parker, Wayne Sellers, and Clyde Votaw.
Condolences may be offered at www.gipsonfuneralhome.com Services have been placed in the trust of Gipson Funeral Home.
- Joyce Fountain, Wife
- Linda Hooper Hollis, Sister
- Scott Fountain and wife Lanell, Son
- Jarrod Fountain, Son
- Randy Warden and wife Susan, Son
- Bridget Fountain, Daughter
- Pam Woods, Daughter
- Jo Ann Flowers, Daughter
- Craig Harmon, Special Friend
Mr. Fountain was also survived by eleven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; along with numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Elsie Lee Fountain; mother, Gladys Cupit Fountain Hooper; brothers, N.D. Fountain, Buddy Fountain, and Elsie Lee Fountain, Jr.; sisters, Irene Fountain Marble, Sylvia Hooper Laird, and an infant sister, Thelma Fountain.
- Billy Malone, Active
- Arthur Riley, Active
- Randy Smith, Active
- Craig Harmon, Active
- Donnie Fountain, Active
- Donnie Joel Adkins, Active
- James Parker, Honorary
- Wayne Sellers, Honorary
- Clyde Votaw, Honorary
- Visitation Saturday, March 2, 2019
- Funeral Service Saturday, March 2, 2019
February 28, 2019
We are so sorry for your loss, Joyce. May God give you peace and comfort during this time. We are praying for you and the family. Maurice was a joy to be around and will be missed by all.Love, Janie Andrews and Family
February 28, 2019
Joyce, I was so sorry to hear the loss of your husband. I know he is in a better place with no more pain. I pray for you and your family that God will comfort you all thru this time. We all love you and our hearts are sad for your loss. Don't worry about anything at work, you take your time and come back when your ready. Thinking of you at this time of sorrow....Love, Sandy Parks