Betty Ray Vasek, 80, of Orange passed away on Monday, March 14,at Baptist Hospital in Orange. A visitation will be held on Thursday, March 17, from 5 pm until 8 pm at Dorman Funeral Home.

A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, March 18, at 10 am at the funeral home, with

The Rev. WW Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens near Bridge City .

She was a native of Deweyville, born on Nov. 21, 1930 to parents John Nelson and Bertha (Stansbury) Nelson. She was a life long resident of the Orange area and she had worked at the Equitable Bag Company.

Her greatest joy in life was spending time with her family, especially with her grandchildren. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, aunt and friend who will be dearly missed.

She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Bertha Nelson; husband, Robert “Bob” Vasek and five siblings.

She is survived by her sons, Joe Hamerly and wife Carolyn of Orange, Danny Hamerly and wife Lisa of Orange, Steve Vasek and wife Shana of Clarksville, TN; grandchildren, Melanie Schlemmer, Jessica Burch, Randy Hamerly, Brettne` Vasek, Keaton Vasek, Kaleigh Vasek and a large extended family.