Charlotte Ewing, 90, of Orange, passed away July 4, in Orange.
A Mass of Christian burial will be at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, July 8, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Orange, with the Rev. Joseph P. Daleo as celebrant. Burial will follow at St. Mary Cemetery.
A Visitation will be held from 5:00-8:00 p.m. with a vigil at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 7, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.
Born in Orange, Oct. 27, 1924, she was the daughter of Louis Valsin and Ann Nola (Hotard) Donaldson. Charlotte lived her faith and shared that faith with her family. She was a wonderful example of Christ’s love to everyone she met. She was a lifelong member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and was a member of the Bengal Guards at Orange High School.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas M. Ewing, Sr., two sisters and two brothers.
She is survived by her children, the Rev. Tommy Ewing, Jr. and wife Billie, Stephen Ewing and wife, Barbara, and Mary Lou Lanning and husband, Robert “Bubba”, all of Orange; grandchildren, Lisa Bland, Shelby Granger, B. J. Ewing, Jeffery Ewing, Nick Lanning and Kristen Sladaritz; 14 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild and sister, Wanda Simar.
Serving as pallbearers will be B. J. Ewing, Jeffery Ewing, Steve Bland, Bobby Granger, Nick Lanning, and Sean Sladaritz.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary Catholic Church at 912 W. Cherry Ave. Orange, TX , St. Mary Catholic School at 2600 Bob Hall Rd Orange, TX, or to The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Research Center at P.O. Box 4486 Houston, Texas 77210-4486.