Lola Granger Tarter Duncan, 97, of Orange, passed away peacefully Saturday, Aug. 27, at The Meadows of Orange.
Services will be at 10:00 AM,Monday, Aug. 29, at Dorman Funeral Home in Orange, with a committal service to follow at Bland Cemetery in Orange. Visitation will be one hour prior to funeral services Monday, Aug. 29, at Dorman Funeral Home.
Lola was born Monday, March 3, 1919, to the late Ella Gertrude (Newton) and William Raymond Granger in Orange, where she was raised in the Winfrey Community. As a member of the Winfrey Community, Lola attended the Old Winfrey School before transferring to Orangefield High School. Lola was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star for over 55 years. She was an active member of the Second Baptist Church in Bridge City, for 57 years where she taught Sunday school for many years. In 2015, Lola became a member of the First Baptist Church in Orange. Lola was described by those she loved as a wonderful woman who was loved by everyone she met. Traveling was something that Lola thoroughly enjoyed doing with her family; she was described as always being ready to go! She was also a wonderful cook who enjoyed baking and cooking good Southern food.
Those who will be honoring Lola as Pallbearers are David Smith, Scott Malagarie, Donnie Sledge, Wade Gauthier, Malcom Davis and Herman Dupuis. Honorary Pallbearers are George Duncan, Felix Smith, Tom Brooks and Charlie Phillips.
Those preceding Lola in death are her parents; son, Jimmy Lynn Tarter; brothers, Ovie Granger and Williard Granger; first husband Elmer Tarter and her second husband Robert Duncan.
She is survived by her son Bobby and his wife Phyllis of Bridge City, granddaughter Alison Tarter, sister Nora Davis of Orange, brother-in-law George Duncan and his wife Janet of Bridge City and many other relatives whose lives she touched and who loved her.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Orange County Meals on Wheels.