Dorace Rhea Ingram, 87, lifelong resident of Orange passed away Thursday, July 14.

She was born Jan. 9, 1924 in Orange to Horace Utley and Alma Earl (Stephenson) McGill.

For the majority of her life she was the organist at First Baptist Church of Orange and she assisted her husband in running and operating his medical practice.

Mrs. Ingram is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Dr. Robert Andrew Ingram and daughter, Ruth Elizabeth “Betsy” Johnson.

Her nieces, Patty Wiggins of Las Vegas, NV, Martha Boudreaux of Port Neches and Vickie Vacek of Sugar Land are left to cherish her memory.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in memory of Dorace to a charity of your choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.