ORANGE — Donald Edward “ Don ” McCluskey, 63, of Orange, passed away Thursday, March 14, 2013 at Baptist Hospital of Southeast Texas in Orange after a long struggle with illness. Born on September 26, 1949 in Carrollton, Mississippi to his parents, Edward William McCluskey and Dorothy (Bailey) McCluskey. He lived in Orange for over 30 years, he had previously lived in Baton Rouge, he was of the Baptist faith and he owned and operated Shelby’s Coffee Service in Orange. Don enjoyed drinking coffee with friends, fishing, he was a family man and was very generous to those in his life and he will be most remembered as being a Quintessential Southern Man. Don is preceded in death by his parents and his son, Harold Leigh. Those who will most cherish his memory are his wife of 27 years, Eloise Prudhome McCluskey of Orange; daughter, Susan McCluskey Williams of Miami, Oklahoma; son, Eddie Edward McCluskey and wife, Stephanie of Miami, Oklahoma; sister, Martha Ferguson and husband, Steve of Chattanooga, Tennessee; brother, Franky McCluskey and wife, Sherry of Carrollton, Mississippi; eight grandchildren, two great grandchildren as well as numerous members of his extended family. Services by which to remember Don’s life will be at 5:00 P.M. Saturday, March 16, 2013 in the Chapel of Dorman Funeral Home in Orange. A gathering of Don’s family and friends will be from 1:00 P.M. until service time on Saturday at the funeral home. Cremation will follow services. Honorary pallbearers are Colby Lesher, Eddie McCluskey, Zack Leigh, Kyler Brown and Trey Kessell. Friends may sign the register book and leave condolences at www.dormanfuneralhome.com.
Cynthia K. Bolser
Cynthia K. Bolser, 59, of Orange passed away on Friday, May 17, 2013 at Medical Center of Southeast Texas in Port Arthur.
Mrs. Mary C. Campbell
The Celebration of Life for Mrs. Mary Cross Campbell, 88, of Austin, TX will be Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at the Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church.
Ruth W. Crawley
Ruth W. Crawley, 90, of Covington, Louisiana, formally of Orange, passed away May 15, 2013, at her residence.
Brek Michael Jenkins
Brek Michael Jenkins was born and passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at the Southeast Texas Medical Center in Port Arthur.
Brinley Stafford, 84, of Deweyville, passed away Thursday, May 16, 2013, at his residence.
Davie Ruth Thompson
Davie Ruth Thompson was called home to our Lord on May 16, 2013.
Dr. John E. Wade, III
On May 12, 2013, Dr. John E. Wade, III, age 60, of Joplin, MO passed from this earth.
Ernest Williams, 87, of Orange, Texas, passed away on Wednesday, May 15, 2013.
Grover C. Bishop
Grover C. Bishop, 89, of Bridge City, died Monday, May 14, 2013, at DuBuis Hospital in Beaumont.
Michael L. Matthews
Michael L. Matthews, 51, passed away May 8, 2013 in Canada after a sudden illness.
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