The Celebration of Life for Ella R. Everett, 74 of Orange will be Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at the St. James Baptist Church. The Rev. Hardy O’Neal, pastor, will officiate. The Rev. Donald Rhodes will deliver the Celebration Message. Rites of Christian Burial will follow in Magnolia Memorial Gardens under the direction of Sparrow Funeral Home.

Visitation will be Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at the church. She died December 30, 2010 at Renaissance Hospital in Groves.

A native of Henderson, TX, she resided in Orange 40 years. She retired from the West-Orange Cove School District as Head Custodian after 33 years of service. She was a member of the Usher Board at the St. James Baptist Church.

Survivors include a son, Willis Jones of Orange; daughters, Shirley Jones of Orange and Jewelene Guillory of Beaumont; brothers, Johnny Anthony and Brady Anthony, both of Henderson; sister, Myrtle Lee Anthony, also of Henderson; grandson, Christopher LaStrape, and great grandson, Christopher LaStrape, Jr.