Erma Jean Burrows Will, 82, of Orange, passed from this life Wednesday, July 30, at Baptist Hospital of Southeast Texas in Orange.

Born on April 25, 1932 in Shepherd, to Calvin Burrows and Dorothy (Spears) Burrows, she lived in the Orange area 45 years, and had previously lived in Lumberton. She was a member of In His Steps Church in Orange, and a homemaker. Erma was a very outgoing person, who enjoyed sharing her faith in Christ Jesus. She enjoyed flowers, spending time in the outdoors and spending time with her family.

Erma is preceded in death by her parents and her sisters, Rosalee Redd and Allie Burrows.

Those who will most cherish her memory are her husband of 64 years, Homer Will, Sr. of Orange; daughters, Sue Neal and husband, Steve, and Brenda Barker and husband, Harold all of Orange; sons, Joseph Will and wife, Susan of Orange, Homer Will, Jr. and wife, Pam of Burnet, and Donnie Will and wife, Judy of Orange; sister, Peggy Peters of Zavalla; brother, Phillip Burrows of Beaumont; grandchildren, Kim, Bubba, Amanda, Melissa, Misty, Bridget, Heather, Regina, Clint, Donnie, Jr., Chad, Curtis and Felisha; 29 great grandchildren, as well as numerous members of her extended family.

Services to honor Erma’s life will be at 10:00 A.M. Monday, Aug. 4, in the Chapel of Dorman Funeral Home in Orange, with the Rev. Steve Neal, officiating. Rite of committal and interment will follow services at Autumn Oaks Memorial Park in Orange.

A gathering of Erma’s family and friends for a time of reflection will be from 5:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. Sunday at the funeral home.

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