Gertrude Marie Bacon

October 17, 1934July 23, 2012

Gertrude Marie Bacon, 77, of Port Arthur passed away on Monday, July 23, 2012, at Mid Jefferson Hospital. Gertrude was born, October 17, 1934, in Port Arthur to the late Lucius and Elvidge Gautreaux. Gertrude was a lifelong resident of Port Arthur and will be greatly missed by many in her community. Her family describes Gertrude as a loving mother and devoted wife. Her greatest joy and achievement in life were raising her family. Gertrude was preceded in death by her parents, brothers, Elroy and Isaac Gautreaux, sister, Ruby Miley, daughter, Rebecca Lynn Bacon and son, James Pierre Bacon. Gertrude was survived by her husband of 61 years, Leo Bacon, sons, Lawrence Paul Bacon and his wife Teresa of Port Arthur; Daniel Lucius Bacon and his wife Betty of Port Arthur; daughter, Vicky Elizabeth Hardin and her husband Ronald of Groves; grandchildren, Lisa Hardin, Sarah Hill, Dawn Castillo, Mindy Anderson, Ronnie Hardin, Jr., Holly Bacon, Windy Patterson, Daniel Bacon, Wesley Hardin, Tori Hardin, Rylee Bacon, Joshua Franks, Michael Carcara, and 22 great grandchildren. A gathering of family and friends will be held on Wednesday, July 25, 2012, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., with a Rosary to be recited at 6:00 p.m., at Grammier-Oberle Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, July 26, 2012, at Grammier-Oberle Funeral Home, with burial to follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park in Groves.


  • Visitation Wednesday, July 25, 2012
  • Rosary Service Wednesday, July 25, 2012
  • Fuenral Service Thursday, July 26, 2012

Gertrude Marie Bacon

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July 25, 2012

I was saddened to hear about Gert's death. I remember her fondly as always having a smile on her face. May you find comfort in knowing that she is healed and at peace in her Eternal Home. Love to all, Angela Granger Baker (Beaumont, TX)

Sheila Ballard

July 24, 2012

Vicky and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Your mother was a wonderful lady. I will be praying for you and your family. May the Lord bless you and comfort you. Love, Sheila