Donald Lynn Nance (Donnie) died March 26, 2015 peacefully at his home in Blanco, Texas surrounded by his loving family. He enjoyed the many visits from so many special family and friends in the preceding days. Donnie was born in Orange, Texas on October 13, 1929 to Eugene and Barbara (Smaihall) Nance. He attended Lutcher Stark High School and Lamar State College of Technology in the Department of Diesel Engines. He was also an admired fast-pitch softball pitcher and enjoyed watching all sports throughout his life. Donnie was a U.S. Army veteran and served in active duty overseas. He retired from Chevron after 35 years of faithful service. On December 29, 1972, Donnie married the love of his life Betty Hamilton. Together they raised three boys who respected and admired him greatly. After retirement, Donnie enjoyed tending his yard and garden, fishing at his catfish pond in Woodville, hunting deer and turkeys in Blanco, watching cowboy movies (especially those starring John Wayne) and spending time with his nine grandchildren. Papaw’s pancakes and fried catfish were always a special treat for everyone! He is survived by his loving wife, Betty Nance of Blanco, Texas, sons and daughter-in-laws, Tim Nance and wife Lisa also of Blanco, Gary Nance and his wife Michelle of Dripping Springs, Texas, and Dean Nance and his wife Miranda of Port Arthur, Texas and grandchildren, Mason, Callie Jane, Madison, Caleb, Bret Leigh, Olivia, Zyle, Preston, and Avery Marie. He is also survived by his brother and sisters-in-law, Louis and Carol Nance, Earlene Nance, and Dell Nance all of Orange, Texas and Dorothy Stewart of Roanoke, Texas, numerous nieces and nephews and a host of friends. Donnie was preceded in death by his parents, and five brothers Robert, Wilmer Lee, Bill, James, and Jack Nance. Serving as pallbearers are Tim Nance, Gary Nance, Dean Nance, Mason Nance, Caleb Nance, Zyle Nance, Preston Nance, Ernest Nance, Skipper Nance, Chipper Nance, Lowell Nance, and Wendell Tilley. Honorary pallbearers are Edward Hamilton, Kenneth Hamilton, Bill Hamilton, Howard Dufner, Kenneth Ray, Tolly Shults, and Billy Shults. Visitation will be held from 9-11 am Saturday, April 4, 2015 followed by a celebration of Donnie’s life at Riley’s Funeral Home at 11:00 am in Woodville, Texas with his nephew, Brother Clay Robertson officiating. Burial will follow at Campground Cemetery immediately after the service. Friends and family are invited to share a meal immediately following the burial at New Shiloh Baptist Church Fellowship Hall across from the cemetery. The family would like to extend special thanks to Gentiva Hospice, especially to his nurse, Billy Goerdt, for their compassionate and special care extended to Donnie and his family. Memorials may be made to Gentiva Hospice of San Marcos, Texas or to the charity of your choice.
Jim Hunter, 80, of Orange, passed away on March 25, 2015, at his home. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Sunday, March 29, 2015, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Reverend Jeff Bell. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memori al Gardens in Orange. Visitation will begin at 1:00 p.m. prior to the service. Born in Orange, Texas, on January 5, 1935, he was the son of Roy Maxwell Hunter and Anita (Guillory) Hunter. Jim enjoyed going shrimping and woodworking. He is preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Wanda Sue Hunter; brothers, Byard Hunter and David Hunter; and his grandson, Andrew Powell. Jim is survived by his son, Randy Hunter and wife, Marla of Bridge City; daughter, Denise Granger of West Orange; grandchildren, Michael Powell, Maggie Powell, Amy Powell, James W. Hunter, and Jenny Hunter; great-grandchildren, Nathan Powell and Tony Powell; sister, Wanda Ellis; and his brother, Darrell Hunter. The family would like to say a special thank you to the staff at Southeast Texas Hospice. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Southeast Texas Hospice at 912 W. Cherry Ave. Orange, TX 77630.
Mary Louise Overman, 91, of Hartburg, passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at her residence. Born on May 3, 1923 in Sparkman, Arkansas to her parents, Richard and Mattie (Launis) Roberts, she lived in Hartburg since 1983, she lived previously in West Orange and she had lived in Southeast Texas since 1957. Mary was a loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother and Friend. She was a member of the Oak Grove Tabernacle in Hartburg where she served for many years. Mary had many passions throughout her life which included sewing, crocheting, gardening and reading. Most known for her compassion and love for her family, Mary had an unpredictable sense of humor that has always given smiles and many wonderful memories. Mary is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, R. W. Overman, Jr.; her son, Bert Overman; her grandson, Troy Robinson and her brothers, E. W. Roberts, William Roberts and James Roberts. Those who will most cherish her memory are her sons, Lyle Overman and wife, Janice of Bridge City, Mark Overman of Rome, Georgia and Corbin Overman of Bridge City; her daughters, Glee Lobb and husband, Tommy of Bridge City and Gaye Stafford of Hartburg; thirteen grandchildren, thirty-three great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren. Services to remember and honor Mary’s life will be at 10:00 A.M. Friday, March 27, 2015 in the Chapel of Dorman Funeral Home in Orange with Reverend James Sellers, officiating. Rite of Committal and interment will follow services where she will be laid to rest next to her husband at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens near Bridge City. A gathering of family and friends for a time of reflection will be from 5:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. Thursday at the funeral home. Honoring Mary as pallbearers are Travis Lobb, Jeff Overman, Jimmy Stafford, Scott Malagarie, Kendall Lobb and Robin Molley. Honorary pallbearers are Greg LeBlanc, Shawn Youngblood and Kevin Malagarie. Mary’s family wishes to extend a heartfelt thanks to Amellia Clark and Ricky George of Altus Hospice for the excellent care provided by them.
Hugh Broussard, 77, of Deweyville passed away on March 15, 2015, at his home in Sunset Acres. A graveside service will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 28, 2015, at The Cemetery in Mauriceville, Texas. Reverend Michael Orange will officiate. Born in Sulphur, Louisiana, on June 6, 1937, he was the son of Lambert Broussard and Azema Monceaux Broussard. Hugh was a resident of Deweyville for over 46 years and served in the Army National Guard Reserves for 8 years. He was preceded in death by wife, Lorida Mae Thibodeaux Broussard; daughter, Ramona Gay Twiner Broussard Tolman; son, Brian Broussard; parents, Lambert and Azema Broussard; brothers, Paul, Walter, Alton, and Adam Broussard; sisters, Edith Vincent Benny, Lucille Lyons Trawick, Verna Mae Richard, and Annie L. Broussard Welch. He is survived by his daughters, Tina Claybar of Austin, Texas and Lisa Ramirez of Sealy, Texas; son, Lambert Broussard of Sulphur, Louisiana; grandchildren, Seth LaCombe, Lorida Claybar, Terra Autrey, Garrett Ramirez, Tasha Richard, Brandi Broussard, Blake Twiner, Jr., Brittnie Twiner Stephenson, Tiffany Twiner, Courteney Twiner and Jessica Twiner and 6 great grandchildren.
Joe David Sanders, 70, formerly of Orange, passed away March 19, 2015 at his residence. Born in Orange on August 17, 1944, Joe was the son of Harold and Winnie Sanders. He was a graduate of Stark High School and Stephen F. Austin University. Joe had a long and varied career in education, the petrochemical industry, and homebuilding. He loved the outdoors and, in particular, fishing, golfing, and hunting. Joe was known and loved by many for his kindness, generosity, and, above all else, his sense of humor. Joe was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Hal Sanders. He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Jody and Jennifer Sanders of Fort Worth, and his grandchildren, Elle and Declan Sanders. Joe is also survived by the many family and friends left to cherish his memory and retell their countless “Joe stories.” There will be a casual memorial service at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 26, 2015 at Sunset Grove Country Club. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations in Joe’s memory be made to either the First Presbyterian Church of Orange, Texas for their Lighthouse Soup Kitchen, P.O. Box 129, Orange, Texas 77630 or the Coastal Conservation Association of Texas, 6919 Portwest Dr., Suite 100, Houston, Texas 77024.
Trent Allen Coats, 26, of Bridge City, died Saturday, March 21. Born in Galveston May 18, 1988, he was a life-long resident of Bridge City who loved fishing, camping, building cars, and searching for bargains at any flea market he could find on his many road trips. Allen was survived by his parents, Derek and Angela Coats of Bridge City; brother, Thomas Wilcox of Bridge City; sister, Destiny Coats of Bridge City; nephews, Braylen Lance Wilcox and Carson Ryan Fredieu; niece, Riley Marie Gilbert; and many aunts and uncles. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Olivia Marie Coats and grand-parents, Earl H. and Rose M. Coats of Port Arthur. Funeral will be at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, March 26 at Bridge Point Church on Hwy 1442 in Bridge City, with interment to follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery on Hwy. 69 in Nederland.
Orville W. “Beaux” Nimitz, Jr., 85, of Orange, died Saturday, March 21, 2015, at The Meadows in Orange. Born in Orange on July 30, 1929, he was the son of Orville W. Nimitz, Sr. and Frankie (Gott) Nimitz. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force and had worked as an iron worker. Beaux is survived by his daughter, Debbie Freidell and her husband, Steve of Lawrence, Kansas; son, Jerry Nimitz and his wife, Kim of Medford, Oklahoma; Tim Nimitz of Caldwell, Kansas; daughter, Kathy Elrod and her husband, Ed of Arkansas City, Kansas; son, Steve Nimitz and his wife, Tina of Orange; sister, Shirly Guice and her husband, Walter of Orange; eight grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. At Beaux’s request, no services will be held.
James Allen “Sarge” Sargent II, 63, of Orange, went home to be with the Lord, surrounded by his loved ones in his home on Sunday, March 22, 2015. A memorial gathering will be Sunday, March 29, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. at the Orange Boat Club. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle, and a friend to so many. James was a member of the Union 2484 Millwright Local for over 40 years, where he began his career. He spent the last 15 years working for International Paper in Orange. He was an avid and valued member of the Orange Boat Club for over 20 years. “Sarge” lived for his family, friends, and fishing, Sunday he began the greatest fishing trip of all and will only be “Gone Fishing”. He is preceded in death by his parents, James Allen Sargent I and Margery McMillan Sargent; sister, Carla Sue Frazier, and his daughter, Heather Marie Sizemore. James is survived by his wife of 32 years, Christine Sargent of Orange; sons, James “Little Sarge” Sargent of Devil’s Pocket, Lonnie Lonidier and his wife, Brandy of Orange, Heath Lonidier and his wife, Adrian of Orange; brother, Bill Sargent and his wife, Nancy of Orange; sisters, Donna Daniel of Roanoke, LA, Sheri Ducker and her husband, Jerry of Ozark, Missouri, Joanie Becker and her husband, Randy of West Orange. He was an “Paw Paw” to his pride and joys that others knew to be his grandchildren, Jacob Sizemore, Bailey Sargent, Jordan Daigle, Lane Freeman, Cannan Benoit, Hunter Gotreaux, Gracie Gotreaux, Kallie Gilcrest, Bre Gilcrest, Marissa Gilcrest, and Tara Richey. His great-grandchildren are Brylee Fontenot, Ross Rivers, Ethan Rivers, and Madden Benoit.
Richard Neal Sistrunk, formerly of Vidor, TX, was born November 2, 1953 in Beaumont, TX to Glenn and Jean Sistrunk. A memorial service to honor his memory will be held on March 31, 2015 at 10am, in the chapel at Claybar Funeral Home, Orange, TX. Richard enjoyed fishing, woodworking, and being outdoors. He is preceded in death by his father, Glenn and his grandparents. Richard is survived by his wife of 24 years, Paula; his stepdaughter, Kelli (Trey) Acosta and granddaughters, Camryn and Sianna, all of Galveston, TX. He is also survived by his mother, Jean Sistrunk of Vidor, TX, sisters, Merle (Brad) Bennett of Vidor, TX, Paula (Ted) Gibson of Reno, NV, and brother, Russell (Patty) Sistrunk of Huffman, TX. Richard is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family. The family wishes to extend their love and gratitude to his caregiver and friend Annette Richard. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to Wesley United Methodist Church, 401 North 37th Street, Orange, TX, 77630.
Roger Lee DeGregory, Sr., 67, of Orange, passed away on March 17, 2015, at his home in Orange. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Sunday, March 22, 2015, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange. Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Saturday, March 21, 2015, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Born in Hawthorne, California, on June 18, 1947, he was the son of Frank and Rachael DeGregory. He had served in the U.S. Army and retired from Little Cypress-Mauriceville CISD. Roger loved fishing, spending time with his family and grandchildren and enjoyed making others laugh. He will be greatly missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him. He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Rachael DeGregory and brother, Lester DeGregory. He is survived by his children, Roger DeGregory, Jr. and fiancé, Casey Mikesell of Des Moines, Iowa, Jennifer Chappell of Orange and Terry DeGregory and wife Patricia of Orange; grandchildren, Terry DeGregory, Jr., Brandi DeGregory, Brandon DeGregory, Jenna DeGregory, Rachael DeGregory, Michael DeGregory, Cameron Chappell, Cara Chappell, Cayla Chappell, and Kaleb DeGregory; and brother, Frank DeGregory and wife, Betty Ann of Victor, Montana. Serving as pallbearers will be Roger DeGregory, Jr., Terry DeGregory, Andy DeGregory, Steven Stroud, Tony Young and Dylan Carmaine.
Virginia “Jenny” Sandefer, 87, of Orange, passed away on March 21, 2015, at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., Monday, March 23, 2015, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Chaplain Jason Sandefer of Gentiva Hospice in Livingston, Texas. A graveside service will be 2:00 p.m., Monday, March 23, 2015 at Shiloh Cemetery in Dry Creek, Louisiana. Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Sunday, March 22, 2015, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Born in Beaumont, Texas, on October 7, 1927, she was the daughter of James Prentice Pevoto and Carrie Ann Rogers Pevoto. Jenny grew up in Port Neches, Texas where she graduated from Port Neches High School. She married Morris E. Sandefer on August 1, 1948 at First Baptist Church Orange. Jenny worked at First National Bank in Orange and Bridge City Bank in Bridge City. She and her late husband, Morris, also had a Christmas tree farm in Sugartown, Louisiana after they retired. She loved traveling with her family, going to the beach and spending time outdoors. She cherished her church family at First Baptist Church of Bridge City, where she was a member and taught Sunday school for many years. Jenny was a member of the ladies auxiliary program and volunteered for several hospitals in the Golden Triangle area. She had 3 children, 9 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren and was a loyal fan of each one of them and proud of all their accomplishments. Jenny lived each day treating people with kindness, respect, and love. She will be greatly missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing her. She was preceded in death by her parents, J.P. and Carrie Pevoto; husband, Morris E Sandefer, Sr.; brothers, James Pevoto and wife Daisy and John Pevoto; brothers-in-law, Gene Broom, L.H. Sandefer Jr. and wife, Lillian Ruth and Elton Sandefer and mother and father-in-law, L.H. Sandefer, Sr. and Clara Sandefer. She is survived by her son, Morris Sandefer Jr. and wife, Barbara of Orange; daughters, Cindy Claybar and husband, Ambrose of Orange and Cathy Hatton and husband, Mark of Lago Vista, Texas; sisters, Gale Pevoto Broom of Johnson City, Texas, Dixie Pevoto of Borne, Texas and Clara Sandefer Harlow and husband, Paul of DeRidder, Louisiana; grandchildren, Teresa Carruth and husband, Bryan, Lloyd Sandefer and fiancé, Brandi, Jason Sandefer and wife, Jamie, Richard Sandefer, Angie Claybar, Joey Claybar and wife, Melanie, Brant Hatton and wife, Keyontač, Shannon Federoff and husband, Chris and Melissa Hines and husband, Bill; great-grandchildren, Hannah Carruth, Ian Carruth, Easton Sandefer, Bethany Sandefer, Ethan Sandefer, Carter Claybar, Colton Claybar, Kailey Hines, Mary Hines, Will Hines, Kira Federoff, Curtis Federoff, Aniyah Hearvy, Rhyder Hatton and Rebel Hatton; niece, Mary Beth Castillo and cherished friends, Maxine Slaydon and Milton Hubbard. Serving as pallbearers will be Joey Claybar, Lloyd Sandefer, Richard Sandefer, Bryan Carruth, Brant Hatton and Chris Federoff. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Red Cross, 3901 I10, Orange, Texas 77630.
Johny James, 71, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 20, 2015, at his home in Mauriceville surrounded by family, friends and his pastor. A memorial service will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday, March 26, 2015, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Reverend David Millner of Calvary Baptist Church in West Orange. Born in Truscott, Texas, on June 18, 1943, he was the son of Dale and Alverta James. Johny served in the United States Army and worked for many years as an electrician at IBEW Local 479. He loved being outdoors, especially working with and riding on his tractor or spending time at home with his family and animals. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dale and Alverta James; brothers, David Vernon James and Billy Ray James; sister, Marie Hazel Whited and grandsons, Gabriel James Garza and Eric Wayne Luker. He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Coleen James of Mauriceville; daughters and sons-in-law, Lori and Johnny Garza of Anna, Texas and Tresa and Aubrey Webb of Sam Rayburn, Texas; sons, Bobby James of Anna, Texas and Dale Luker of Sycamore, Illinois; grandchildren, Justin Griffin, Mandy Luker, Madison Garza, Camron Luker, Mason Luker, Xander James, FinLee James and Payton Garza and great-grandchildren, Jacob Griffin and Townes Marcantel. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, 2402 Western Avenue, Orange, Texas 77630.
Ronnie M. Early, Sr., 67, died Monday, March 16, 2015. He was born at Stamford Texas, Sunday, Jan. 11, 1948, the son of Ezra “Louise” and Lizzie Shaffer Early. He was a graduate of Crane High School in Texas and earned a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Texas A & M University. He married Deborah Denmark July 5, 1975, in Houston. He worked in marketing for Baker Oil Tools for 30 years. He and his wife Deborah have owned Wild Birds Unlimited since 2007. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Vicki; brother, Travis. He is survived by his wife, Deborah Early; daughter, Sarah Williamson; and sons, Ronnie Early, Jr. and wife Kristi, Alan Moore and wife Michelle, and Brian Moore and wife Manda; grandchildren, Elizabeth, Heidi, Timothy, Ezra, Silas, Julianna, Lily, Addie, Emma, Isabelle, and Owen; two nieces; two nephews. A memorial service was held Friday, March 20, 2015, at Liberty Church in Broken Arrow. Burial will follow later in Orange Texas. Memorials may be made to Liberty Church Missions at 7777 S. Garnett Rd. Broken Arrow, OK 74012 or Camino Global (For John and Gail Conner, #082620), 8620 La Prada Drive, Dallas, TX 75228.
Ina Jean McCabe Knipp, 76, of Orange, died Friday, March 20, 2015, at her home. Friends are invited to a visitation on Wednesday, March 25, 2015, from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. followed by the funeral service at 5:00 p.m. in the chapel of Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. The service will be officiated by Reverend Mike Umbenhaur, pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Orange. An additional visitation will be held at Brown Funeral Home in Gloster, Mississippi on Friday, March 27, 2015, from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. followed by a service of committal at Union Church Cemetery in Gloster. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Cliff Youens, Donald DeMoss, Harold Day, Ron McCabe, Damon McCabe and Tim Hughes. Ina Jean was born in Gloster, Mississippi on March 23, 1938. She was the daughter of James Lewell McCabe and Lennie C. (Freeman) McCabe. She was a former resident of Gloster and had lived in Orange since 1963. She retired from West Orange-Cove CISD where she was a guidance counselor. She was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, American Association of University Women, Daughters of the American Revolution and First Presbyterian Church in Orange. Preceded in death by her parents, James Lewell and Lennie McCabe and brothers, Ronald McCabe and Lavon McCabe, Ina Jean is survived by her husband, Randolph S. Knipp; son, Chuck Knipp, both of Orange; and her brother, Dalton McCabe of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Ina Jean will be remembered best for the valiant grace with which she handled her disability and health issues, her boundless generosity, love of working with children, classy style, smile and witty and original sense of humor. The family wishes to especially thank Sister Brenda Honeycutt, RN of Southeast Texas Hospice, for her tender care and outstanding commitment to Mrs. Knipp’s comfort in her final days.
Christine Elizabeth (Lynch) Leleux, 45, of Orange passed away on Wednesday at home surrounded by her loving family. Christine was born in Wiesbaden, Germany to parents Marianne Luzia (Kuhnig) and David Seaward Lynch. She had lived the last 16 years in Orange. She was a Licensed Practical Nurse for many years. Christine dedicated her life to others; from being an Army Medical Nurse from 1988 until 1991 during Desert Storm, to healing people's hearts and bodies at a hospital. She enjoyed a good book, loved a well cooked meal, the beach, sleeping on a rainy day and loved spending time with her girls. Christine was a beautiful, bitter sweet, sensitive daughter, sister, friend, nurse, mother, soul and genuine love so powerful we were all lucky to have been loved by such a kind, faint hearted soul. Christine will be missed dearly by all. She was preceded in death by her father, David Seaward Lynch. She is survived by her daughters, Kaitlyn Stewart of Austin, Jenna Stewart of Winnie; mother, Marianne Luzia Lynch of Brownville, PA; sisters, Janine Zahand and husband, Thomas of Brownville, PA, Denese Kerik of Brownville, PA, Misty Humphrey and husband, Elliott of Uniontown, PA, Lisa Kucera and husband, Eric of Daisytown, PA and numerous nieces and nephews. A visitation will be held on Friday, March 20, 2015 from 5 pm until 9 pm at Dorman Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 2 pm on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Doyle Cemetery in Stark, LA.
Bennie Deloy Wells Jr., 80, of Orange passed away on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at his residence. Bennie was born on October 3, 1934 in Madison, Florida to parents Bertha Lenora (Johnson) and Bennie Deloy Wells Sr. He had lived in the Orange area since 1967 and was a member and a deacon of Little Cypress Baptist Church. He had worked as a shift supervisor for many years at International Paper Mill in Orange. Bennie enjoyed going fishing, shrimping, camping and traveling with his wife Doris. Bennie was a loving father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend who will be missed dearly. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife of 56 years, Doris Wells; son, David Wells; brothers, Raymond Wells and Carlton Wells. Bennie is survived by his daughters, Brenda Deshotel and husband, Ricky of Orange, Gina Schardan and husband, Rich of Bridge City; sister, Dorothy Hanks of Ennis, MT. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Brandi Eads, Brad Eads, Corey Bourliea, Candace Bourliea, Chrissy Hammack, Jason Deshotel, five great grandchidlren and numerous nieces and nephews. A visitation will be held on Sunday, March 22, 2015 from 5 pm until 9 pm at Dorman Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held on Monday, March 23, 2015 at 2 pm at the funeral home, with Rev. David Turner officiating. Burial will follow at Autumn Oaks Memorial Park in Orange. Honoring Bennie as pallbearers will be Rich Schardan, Ricky Deshotel, Jason Deshotel, Lee Church, Skyler Booth and Brad Eads.