The Orange Leader
Donnel W. McCann, 74, of Orange, died Thursday, November 8, 2012, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont.
Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, November 13, 2012, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange. Officiating will be Mr. Darrell Powell, minister of West Orange Church of Christ. Private burial will be at Oak Bluff Cemetery in Port Neches.
Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Monday, at the funeral home in Orange.
Born in Conroe, Texas on May 14, 1938, Donnel was the son of Donnel Earl McCann and Annie (Collins) McCann. For 27 years, Donnel was an English teacher and taught at West Orange-Stark ISD for 22 of those years. He also was a member of West Orange Church of Christ.
Preceded in death by his parents and son, Kevin Keith McCann, Donnel is survived by his wife of 40 years, Judith McCann of Orange; daughter and son-in-law, Heather and Mike Baxter of Phoenix, Arizona; and son and daughter-in-law, Heath and Jennifer McCann of Columbia, Missouri.
He is also survived by his grandchildren, Brandon, Marissa and Brooklynn McCann, Sean and Brooke Baxter; sister, Frances Ray; brother, Larry McCann; and sister, Sherry Little.