Hazel Bergeron, 87, of Orange, died Thursday, Dec. 30, at her home.

Funeral services will be 2:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 3, 2011, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange with the Rev. Jeff Bell officiating. Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery in Orange.

Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Sunday, at the funeral home in Orange.

Born in Fisher, La. on June 4, 1923, Mrs. Bergeron was the daughter of Mary A. (Mercica) and Shorty Eli Slaughter.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters; three brothers; and one son.

Mrs. Bergeron is survived by her sons, Clyde Richardson of Orange, C.E. Richardson of Nederland; son and daughter-in-law, Alex and Keturah Villarreal of Deweyville; son, Robert Villarreal of Bridge City; daughter, Yolanda Lockwood of Nederland; daughters and sons-in-law, Marlene and Dennis Foreman of Orange and Cynthia and Mike Hagan of Orange.

She is also survived by her 13 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and sisters, Helen Mott of Orange and Jessie Thornton of Pasadena.

The Bergeron family would like to thank Southeast Texas Hospice and Dr. Micha Amsden for the care given to Mrs. Bergeron during her final days.

Serving as pallbearers will be Shelton Crochet, Ronnie Slaughter, Bosco Slaughter, Jack Eubanks, Charlie Devore and Michael Hernandez.