Pynkie Lua McCall, 88, of Orange, passed away May 18. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, May 21, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Orange. Officiating will be Father Joseph Daleo. Burial will follow at St. Mary Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5:00-8:00 p.m. with a Rosary at 6:30 p.m., Friday, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.
Born in Iota, La., Sept. 30, 1927, she was the daughter of Cleophas Bourgeois and Mary Lou (Simar) Bourgeois. Pynkie was a very devout catholic and attended St. Mary Catholic Church all of her life. She was a member of the St. Mary Altar Society and worked in the soup kitchen. She was a very loving mother whose priority was her family.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Travis C. McCall, Jr.; daughter, Marion Thomen; son, Mark McCall and her great-grandson, Keldon Hardy.
She is survived by her children, Clinton McCall and wife Becky and Patrick McCall and wife Denise, all of Orange, Brian McCall and wife Ramona, of Eugene, Or, Timothy McCall and wife Donna, of Round Rock, Christopher McCall and wife Cathy, of Spring, Gary McCall and wife Chomsun, of Pflugerville,and Philip McCall and wife Norma, of Orange, half-brother-in-law, Mike McCall, of Virginia; 19 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren.
Serving as pallbearers will be her sons, Patrick, Brian, Timothy, Christopher, Gary and Philip McCall. Honorary pallbearer is her oldest son, Clinton McCall.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Southeast Texas Hospice or to St. Mary Soup Kitchen at 912 W. Cherry St. Orange, TX 77630.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Pearl, Kay and the staff of Family Care and a special thank you to Dr. Mike, Mary McKenna and the staff of Southeast Texas Hospice.