Obituaries

Dianne P. Collins

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The Celebration of Life for Mrs. Dianne P. Collins, 73, of Orange, will be Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 11 a.m. at the Starlight Church of God In Christ. Rites of Christian Burial will follow in Magnolia Cemetery under the direction of Sparrow Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 9 until 11 a.m. at the ...

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Carolyn Verret Phelps Miller

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Carolyn Verret Phelps Miller, 80, of Orange, passed away on May12, 2017.                                                                                  Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m., Monday, May 15, 2017, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City. Officiating will be Pastor E. Dale Lee of Cowboy Church of Orange County. Burial will follow at 3:30 p.m. at Bob Herrin Cemetery near Bon ...

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Rodney G. Girlinghouse

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Rodney G. Girlinghouse, 67, of Crosby, Texas, passed away on May 9, 2017.                                                       Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, May 13, 2017, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Pastor Eric Barton of City Church Lufkin. Burial will follow at Orange Forest Lawn in West Orange.   Visitation will ...

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Alton Edward Hare

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Alton Edward Hare, 83 of Orange, died on May 10, 2017, at his home surrounded by his family.   A member of one the founding families of Orange, Alton was born to Henry Edward and Elizabeth “Esther” Hare on April 28, 1934 and was a life-long Orange resident. After graduating from Stark High School, the ...

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Raymond Ben Herman

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Raymond Ben Herman, 66, of Orange, Texas, passed away on May 8, 2017, in Port Arthur, Texas. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Orange. Officiating will be Reverend Joseph P. Daleo. Burial will follow at St. Mary Catholic Cemetery. Visitation ...

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Carroll Reed Smith Teal

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Carroll Reed Smith Teal, age 82, passed away  on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at her home in Orange, Texas. Graveside services will be held at 11:30 AM at Autumn Oaks Memorial Park on Saturday, May 13, 2017 with Rev. John Warren officiating. The family will be receiving friends from 10:00 to 11:00 AM at Dorman ...

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James Austin Heard

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James Austin Heard, age 82, passed away at his home in Mauriceville, Texas on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Memorial  services will be held at 3:00 PM on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at First Baptist Church of Orange with Rev. Barry Bradley officiating. The family will be receiving friends beginning at 2:00 PM, one hour prior ...

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Jesse Carlton “Corky” Harmon

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Jesse Carlton Harmon “Corky” March 18, 1928- May 3, 2017.   After a brief illness with fluid on his lungs, Corky went to heaven by way of Mid Jefferson County Hospital – Nederland. He, with family in attendance, went peacefully to heaven at 4:15 am.   Visitation will be Friday, May 19th, 2017 from 5:00-7:00 ...

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Stephanie Ann Skeeler Friesenhahn

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Stephanie Ann Skeeler Friesenhahn, born on May 8, 1952 in Orange, TX, passed away on May 8, 2017 in Garden Ridge, TX at the age of 65.  Stephanie was a graduate of St Mary’s High School, Orange, TX 1970.  She then graduated from Texas A&M in January of 1974 with a BS in Parks and ...

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Dr. Zeb William Rike, III

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Dr. Zeb William Rike, III, 80, of Benbrook, Texas, previously of Orange, passed away on May 8, 2017.   Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, May 13, 2017, at First Baptist Church in Orange. Officiating will be Reverend Barry Bradley. Burial will follow at Orange Forest Lawn in Orange.   Visitation will be from ...

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