Funeral arrangements made for Lumberton sisters killed in tragic car accident

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Courtney Ray Sterling

(October 29, 1998 - February 4, 2014)

Courtney Ray Sterling, 15, of Lumberton, died Tuesday, February 4, 2014.  She was born on October 29, 1998, in Beaumont, to Dawn Guidry Sterling and Michael Sterling.  Courtney was a freshman at Lumberton High School.  She played the flute in the band and was also in the Color Guard.  She had a beautiful smile and a sweet personally.

Survivors include her parents; grandfather, Jimmie Sterling and his wife, Marilyn, of Toledo Bend; grandmother, Marjorie Satterthwaite and her husband, Terry, of Bevil Oaks; grandfather, Harold Guidry of Beaumont; grandmother, Betty Guidry of Sour Lake; brother-in-law, Timothy Burns of Lumberton; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.  She is preceded in death by her grandmother, Charlotte Guidry.

A gathering of Courtney’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 19, 2014, at Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee.  Her funeral service will be 2:00 p.m., Thursday, February 20, 2014, at Crestwood Baptist Church, 1150 Highway 69 (three miles north of Lumberton High School), with interment at Pine Ridge Cemetery, near Sour Lake, at a later date.

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Connely Renee Burns

(October 15, 1993 - February 3, 2014)

Connely Renee Burns, 20, and her baby boy, Tyson Aaron Burns, of Lumberton, died Monday, February 3, 2014.  She was born on October 15, 1993, in Lumberton, to Dawn Guidry Sterling and Michael Sterling.  Connely was a 2012 graduate of Lumberton High School and worked as a cashier at Hobby Lobby in Beaumont.

Survivors include her husband, Timothy Burns; parents, Dawn and Michael Sterling; grandfather, Jimmie Sterling and his wife, Marilyn, of Toledo Bend; grandmother, Marjorie Satterthwaite and her husband, Terry, of Bevil Oaks; grandfather, Harold Guidry and of Beaumont; grandmother, Betty Guidry of Sour Lake; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.  She is preceded in death by her grandmother, Charlotte Guidry.

A gathering of Connely’s and Tyson’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 19, 2014, at Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee.  Their funeral service will be 2:00 p.m., Thursday, February 20, 2014, at Crestwood Baptist Church, 1150 Highway 69 (three miles north of Lumberton High School), with interment at Pine Ridge Cemetery, near Sour Lake, at a later date.

(from the Broussard's Mortuary website)

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