The celebration of life for Mrs. Beatrice (Bertha) Alphonse, 73, of Orange will be Saturday, Oct. 3, at 11:00 a.m. at the Orange Gospel Assembly Church. Rites of Christian Burial will follow in Hollywood Community Cemetery under the direction of Sparrow Funeral Home. Visitation will be Saturday from 9:00-11:00 a.m. at the church.

She died Sunday, Sept. 27.

An Orange native, she attended Emma H. Wallace High School and was a graduate of Oval Bible College of Lake Charles, LA.

Survivors include her step-children, Lionell  Alphonse, Jr. of Houston and Nedra Francis (Johnnie) of Orange and numerous other nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Offer sympathy expressions at www.sparrowfuneralhome.com.