Vera Tracy Brister Hughes, 73, of Orange, passed away July 7, in Orange.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, July 10, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Pastor Robert Edwards, of True Faith Tabernacle in Orange. Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery in Orange.

Visitation will be from 5:00-9:00 p.m., Saturday, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.

Born in Orange, March 21, 1943, she was the daughter of James Clarence “J.C.” Brister and Lacy Raywood (Burch) Brister. Vera was a member of True Faith Tabernacle in Orange. She enjoyed spending her time making candy and doing arts and crafts.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Drewnetta Brister and Martha Ellen Johnson; and her brother, Lanny Lynn Brister.

She is survived by her children, Lacy Jo Hinson and Janetta Marie Young and husband Paul, all of Orange; step-son, Edgar LaBleu III, of Vidor; grandchildren, Deranda Wilkerson, Tami Shafer, Phala Jeanette Young and Miyah Young; great-grandchildren, Trent Wilkerson and Jaydan Wilkerson; brother, Danny Wynn Brister and wife Rita, of Beaumont; her sister, Julia Louise Brister, of Orange; along with numerous nieces and nephews.

Serving as pallbearers will be Aaron Williams, James Williams, Terry Brady, Barry Burch, Korey Valka, Kevin Smith III, Damon Thomas and Quinton Hawkins. Honorary pallbearers are Trent Wilkerson and Raymond Wilkerson.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the nurses and staff of The Meadows for all of the love and care they gave to Vera.