Marian Lynette Bourgeois, affectionately known as “Nette”, was called home by her heavenly Father Monday, June 18, 2018 at the age of 60, at Mainland Medical Center Hospital. Marian was born in Galveston, Texas on June 29, 1957 to Mary Lou & Leonard Bourgeois. Marian was educated in the La Marque School District.
Marian was the fourth child of eight children. She was preceded in death by her mother, Mary Lou Collins Bourgeois; father, Leonard Bourgeois; sister Cathy Bourgeois; granddaughter, Evelyn Bourgeois and her lifelong friend, Darrell Steward.
Marian leaves behind her seven children, Tioka Freeman (Leonard), Kandia Bourgeois (Keneshia), Elizabeth Flenaugh (Johnathan), Tamesha McDuffie (Richard), Cedric Bourgeois (Dominique), Olin Gamble (Megan) and Ashley Williams. She also leaves behind her siblings, Carolyn Franklin (Joseph), Jackie Bourgeois (Carl), Leonard Bourgeois (Robbie), David Bourgeois (Tonya), Phyllis Henderson (James), Terry Bourgeois (Lucy) and Lefornette (Michael).
Marian professed her life to Christ at an early age. She was an active and dedicated member of Rising Star Missionary Baptist Church where she served as a faithful usher on the Usher Board #1 as well as being a part of the Dorcas Circle #2 Mission Auxiliary. Her profession was taking care of the sick as a care provider. She loved working, traveling and cherished praising the Lord. She was a caregiver to family members and cherished helping others.
Marian loved to read her bible, fellowship with the church family, spend time with family, laughing and always smiling. She was a loving and caring person, devoted caregiver, always put others first. She never knew a stranger.
Marian leaves to cherish her loving memory her children, host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
There will be a public visitation held on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at Rising Star Baptist Church beginning at 1pm located at 302 North Oak Street, Texas City, Texas 77591. The service will begin at 2pm with a burial to follow at Rising Star Cemetery. Services are entrusted to the professional staff of Bay Area Funeral Directors. 409-933-4300.