Loretta Ann Meadows, 73, of Orange, passed away on July 14, at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont.

Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m., Friday, July 18, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. Jeff Bell of Southeast Texas Hospice in Orange. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange.

Visitation will be Thursday, July 17, from 5:00-7:00 p.m., at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.

Born in Corning, Oh., on Nov. 4, 1940, she was the daughter of Frank West and Margaret Quigley West. Loretta served in the U.S Army and worked as a registered nurse for Southeast Texas Hospice. She enjoyed taking care of her family and her patients at work, taking her grandkids to Dairy Queen, and shopping with her great-granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter E. Meadows; sister, Barbara West; and her brother, Jim West.

She is survived by her children, Walter K. Meadows and wife, Mona of Starks, and Carol Taylor of Little Cypress; grandchildren; Breeana Miller and husband, Chans, and Steven Taylor and wife, Ashly Soileau; great-grandchildren, Tori Bland, Gaberiel Bland, Baylee Bland, Alyssa Bland, Steven W. Taylor, and Bryson Taylor; sisters, Mary Detlor, Jan Van Horn and husband, Chester, Betty Spencer and husband, Robert, Sally Williams, and Martha Wolf and husband, Randy.

Serving as pallbearers will be Luther Bennett, Hunter Perkins, Chans Miller, Frank Strokos, Roman Beaumont, and Jordan Bennett.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Southeast Texas Hospice: 912 W. Cherry Ave. Orange, TX, 77630.