Stephanie Evette Castille

January 22, 1971 - October 3, 2013

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Stephanie Evette Cook Marks Castille 42, of Beaumont passed Oct. 03, 2013 she was born January 21, 1971 in Beaumont, Texas to Nettie Bean Cook and the late Hayward Marks Sr. She was educated in the public schools of Beaumont, and was a proud graduate of Central High School's Class of 1989.
After graduating from high school, Stephanie attended Delta Career Institute where she received training and was awarded a certificate as a certified nurses' attendant. Her post-graduate certification enabled her to secure work as a certified nurse's aide at The Oaks and at the College Street Rehabitation Center.
Stephanie professed a faith in Christ at an early age, and united with the Universal Church of the Living God, and was baptized under the pastorate of the late Rev. Joseph Barnes Sr. Stephanie was involved in many facets of the church including the Hospitality Committee, the Culinary Committee, the choir, and the women's ministry. Stephanie commitment was exemplified by her deep and abiding love for her Savior, her Church, and for her fellowman. She served in the church faithfully until her faith failed.
Stephanie met, fell in love and was married to the love of her life, James Earl Castille, until his untimely death on June 18, 2012. This family was blessed with three daughters and three sons.
Surrounded by her family and friends, Stephanie's earthly journey ended on Thursday, October 3, 2013. She has now been privileged to behold her Savior's face, and is now united with her husband, James Castille Sr ; her father, Hayward Marks Sr. ; her two sisters, Carla Balque and Debbie Brown and other loved ones who have gone on before her.
Those left to cherish Stephanie's memory include her mother, Nettie Bean Martin; daughters: Keoshia Castille, Jakalia Castille, and Lashondra Castille; sons: James E. Castille Jr., and Isaiah Castille; grandson: Zayden Sears; sisters: Hazel Jackson, Diane Sayrie (Brian), Albertha Bradberry (Aurthur), Hilda Robinson (John) Emma Lopez, Sheila Walters, and Tonya Castille; brothers: Virgil Cook Jr. (Shaketha), Marvin Cook (Pam), Hayward Marks Jr, Allen Ray Marks, Matthew Marks, Danny Lee Marks, Charles P. Marks, David L. Marks, Glendale Marks, and Aristle Marks; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, in-laws, and friends.