Orange

Eunice Trussell Holden, 99, of Orange, passed away Friday, March 30, at The Meadows Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Orange.

Services to honor her life will be at 2 p.m. Monday, April 2, at the Little Cypress Baptist Church with the Rev. David Turner, officiating. Rite of Committal and Interment will follow services at Hudson Cemetery in Orange. A gathering of family and friends for a time of reflection will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Dorman Funeral Home in Orange.

Eunice was born on October 5, 1912 in Orange, as one of eighteen children to her parents, M. C. Trussell and Easter (Poole) Trussell. Eunice was a lifelong resident of Orange, she was a member of the Little Cypress Baptist Church in Little Cypress and she retired as a Food Service Worker with the Little Cypress – Mauriceville School District in 1978. Eunice enjoyed raising chickens, she was an avid gardener who loved growing flowers, she had a very strong work ethic and she enjoyed spending time with her family.

Eunice is preceded in death by her parents; her daughter, Florence Geraldine Holden; her husband, Maylon Holden; her sons, Jack Douglas Holden Sr. and Benny Carrol Holden and also her numerous brothers and sisters.

Those who will most cherish her memory are her daughters, Sylvia Carnley of Orange and Darlene Hollie and husband, R. L. of Starks, La.; her sons, Cecil Holden and wife, Sue of Deweyville and Frank Holden of Indian Lake; her sister Annie Lee Borel of Orange; eighteen grandchildren; forty four great grandchildren and forty seven great great grandchildren. Eunice is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and members of her extended family.

Services to honor her life will be at 2 p.m. Monday, April 2, at the Little Cypress Baptist Church with the Rev. David Turner, officiating. Rite of Committal and Interment will follow services at Hudson Cemetery in Orange. A gathering of family and friends for a time of reflection will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Dorman Funeral Home in Orange.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.dormanfuneralhome.com.