LaDoris “Doris” West

LaDoris “Doris” West, 75, of Orange, passed away on Friday, Sept. 9, at St. Mary Hospital in Port Arthur.

A funeral service was held on Tuesday, Sept. 13, at Dorman Funeral Home

with a burial that followed at Autumn Oaks Memorial Park.

She was a native of DeRidder, La.; born on March 5, 1936 to parents Ila (Moses) and Homer Cooley. She had lived in the Orange area since 1957 and was a member of Old First Orange Baptist Church of Orange. She retired from Little Cypress Mauriceville ISD as a cafeteria manager. She enjoyed sewing, going fishing, doing cross word puzzles, jigsaw puzzles and working in her yard. Doris loved spending time with her family and she will be dearly missed.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilburn H. West.

She is survived by her daughters; Leila West of Beaumont, Jane Campbell of Orange, Mary Picard and her husband Dean of Orange; son, Wiley West and his wife Kathleen of Bridge City; sisters, Deloris Linderman and her husband Orville of Breman, Ind., Mildred Everett of DeRidder, La.; brother, Jesse Cooley and his wife, Judy of Hillsboro, Texas.

Also left to cherish her memory are her grandchildren Bobby Shute and wife, Catherine, Tori Erickson and husband Tim, Trent Bickham and wife Leah, Blake Shute, Jennifer Frederick and husband Tyler, Samantha West, Zac Picard, Kimberly West, Westly Campbell; six great grandchildren and one on the way.

Bobby Shute, Tim Erickson, Trent Bickham, Zac Picard, Tyler Frederick and Blake Shute served as pallbearers.