Ruby Ray Ann Malhiet Bergeron, 66, of Orange, passed away Thursday, June 6, at Baptist Hospital in Orange after an illness. She was born on Oct. 19, 1946 in Orange, to her parents, Jack Dempsey Vercher and Viola Malhiet. She was a longtime resident of Orange, and had also lived in Aurora, Co.

Ruby was of the Baptist faith, and she worked as a Certified Nurse’s Aide in Nursing Homes in Colorado, and was a homemaker. Ruby enjoyed sports, fishing, taking care of people and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.  

Ruby is preceded in death by her parents; her daughter, Tina Marie Smith Bergeron; her second husband, John Howard Bergeron, and her brothers, Jack Vercher and Joe Vercher.  

Those who will most cherish her memory are her daughters, Laura Trusty and husband, Kenneth Fild of Orange, and Wendy McKnight and husband, David of Orange; sons, Joseph Janise and wife, Sandra of Orange, Jacob Jeanise and companion, Dena Gwilliams of Orange, John Bergeron and wife, Tina of Orange and Rodney Bergeron and wife, Tabitha Smith of Vinton; sister, Mary Vercher of Texas City; brothers, Billy Dupree and wife, Arhonda of Baytown and James “Frog” Vercher and wife, Mary of Orangefield; 22 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, and numerous extended family and friends.  

A gathering of Ruby’s family and friends will be from 5:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. Sunday, June 9, at Dorman Funeral Home in Orange. Cremation will be held following the gathering.  

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