Doris Ann James, 90, of Orange, passed from this life on Saturday, Sept. 12, at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont.

Born on Aug. 27, 1925 in Tuscaloosa, Al. (the next to the oldest of six children), to Rufus Theron Lollar and Ruby Pearl (Olive) Lollar. She was a longtime resident of Orange and worked as a nurse’s aide in the healthcare industry. In her previous years, Doris enjoyed doing yard work. Her family will most fondly remember her for being there taking care of her family as a wife, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt.

Doris is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Ray James; grandson, Cullen James; brothers, Kenneth Lollar and Bill Lollar and sisters, Johnnie Ash, Merle Owen and Melba Henry.

Those who will most cherish her memory are her daughters, Barbara Ann White and husband, Wilmer of Cravens, La, Patricia Lacouture and husband, Larry of Baton Rouge and Cherry Diane Maricle of Cravens; sons, Stan J. Gilliam of West Orange, Jimmy Ray James and Johnny Lee James both of Orange; 17 grandchildren, Dawn, Danny, Dara, Aimee, Susan, Toni, Jason, Joni, Angela, Brad, Joshua, Jordan, Amanda, Hannah, Sarah, Dallas and Jason; 18 great grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.

Graveside services to remember and honor Doris’s life will be at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, Sept. 15, at the Gravel Hill Cemetery in Cravens, with the Rev. Jeffery James, with the Gravel Hill Baptist Church, officiating. Interment will follow services, where she will be laid to rest next to her husband.

A gathering of Doris’s family and friends will be from 5:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. Monday, Sept. 14, at Dorman Funeral Home in Orange.
Condolences may be expressed for the family at www.dormanfuneralhome.com.