Jesse J. Offord, 73, of Orange, died Thursday, Dec. 22, at Baptist Hospital.

The funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 7, at New Pilgrim Baptist Church, located at 1597 Hilibrandt Rd., with burial at Sacred Heart Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m., at the church.

Survivors are: wife, Lena Offord; two daughters, Arlene Coleman (Willie) of Beaumont, Jackie Galloway (Lee) of Arlington; one son, Kevin Offord, Sr. of Orange; one sister, Berneda Cline of Baton Rouge; 11 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.