Eva Elois McClain, 81, of Orange passed away Wednesday in The Woodlands.

Funeral Services will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday Jan. 14, at Little Cypress Baptist Church with the Rev. David Turner officiating. Interment will follow at Hudson Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Friday at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.

Mrs. McClain was born Nov. 29, 1930 in Orange to Travis and Verna Mae Katherine (Lechner) Hudson. She was a partner of a catering company until her husband passed away and then she went to college and received her Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts. She was a very talented artist who enjoyed painting in different styles.

Mrs. McClain was a long time member of Little Cypress Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School and was very active up until her illness.

She is preceded in death by her father, Travis Hudson; husband, Harmon McClain; sister, Juanita Cooper and brother, Travis C. Hudson Sr.

Those left to cherish her memory are her mother, Verna Mae Katherine (Lechner) Hudson of Orange; sons and daughters-in-law, Ray and Bonnie McClain of Crowley, LA, Don McClain of The Woodlands and Tom and Laura McClain of Austin; grandchildren, Cole McClain and step grandchildren, Robbie Marquis and Shane Marquis.

She is also survived by her step great grandchildren, Caitlin Marquis, Grant Marquis, Connor Marquis and Kobe Marquis and brothers, Willard Hudson and wife, Doris of Orange and Ronald Hudson of Milsap.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Little Cypress Baptist Church, 3274 Little Cypress Drive, Orange, Texas 77632.