Rena Mendoza Veillon, 89, of Orange, Texas, passed away on August 7, 2018, at her home in Orange.
Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., Friday, August 10, 2018, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Orange. Officiating will be Father Daleo. Burial will follow at Orange Forest Lawn cemetery.
Visitation will be 5:00 p.m., Thursday, August 9, 2018, with a Rosary to follow at 6:00 p.m. at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.
Born and raised in the Cove in Orange, Texas, on September 4, 1928, she was the daughter of Leon Mendoza and Clara (Boudreaux) Mendoza. Rena had an adventurous spirit and loved traveling. She enjoyed shopping, collecting bells, hummingbirds and butterflies. Rena was a true business woman through and through. She loved spending time and visiting her family. Rena will be dearly missed by all those who came to know and love her.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Leon and Clara Mendoza; husband, Harry B. Veillon; grandchildren, Rory Veillon and Dustin Conley; and brother, Leonard Mendoza.
She is survived by her children, Yvonne Veillon of Bridge City, Brenda Mouton and husband Jim of Orange, Barbara Hester and husband Joe of Lake Livingston, Dale Conley and husband Paul of Leander, Rick Veillon and wife Debbie of Orange, and Randy Veillon and wife Susan of Orange; grandchildren, Tiffany Moore, Kayla Veillon, Heather Horn, Heath Mouton, Nick Conley, Justin Veillon, Josh Veillon, Jordan Veillon, Chris Taylor, Ryan Taylor, and William Veillon; great-grandchildren, Hayden Moore, Clayton Moore, Braden Moore, John McCoy Moore, Addison Mouton, Carleigh Mouton, Callen Horn, Hutson Horn, Payden Horn, Liam Taylor, Stetson Veillon, and Levi Veillon.
Serving as pallbearers will be Heath Mouton, Nick Conley, Justin Veillon, Josh Veillon, Jordan Veillon, Chris Taylor, Ryan Taylor, and William Veillon.