The Celebration of Life for Mrs. Luvear G. Lee, 86, of Orange, will be Thursday, Sept. 3, at 1:00 p.m. at the Mount Sinai Missionary Baptist Church. Rites of Christian burial will follow in Magnolia Memorial Gardens under the direction of Sparrow Funeral Home. Visitation will be Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the church.

She died Aug. 26, at Baptist Hospital Orange.

A native of Greenville, LA, she resided in Orange since 1952. She retired after working for the St. Mary’s Rectory.

A dedicated member of the Mount Sinai Church, she was a founding member of the Food Program, a Deaconess, sang in the adult choir, and worked in the Mission.

She is survived by daughters Linda Lee and Delphia Judge, both of Orange, Pastor Wilma Roberson (Rev. James) of Cleveland, OH and Cheryl Thorne (Hubert) of Fresno, TX, son Cedric Lee of Orange, sisters Vivian Gaines of Greenville, LA, Laura Washington of Orange, and Merry Goings (Michael) of Montgomery, TX, aunt, Frankie Long of Greenville, LA, 13 grandchildren, and 16 great grandchildren.

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