J. Reneé Klein, 46, of Orange, Texas, passed away on May 30, 2017, at her home surrounded by loved ones. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, June 4, 2017, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City, Texas. Officiating will be Brother Bill Collier. Burial will follow at Mose Granger Cemetery in Orangefield. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Saturday, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City. Born in Orange, Texas, on October 30, 1970, she was the daughter of Jimmy and Beverly Norwood. Renee found her calling helping others as a social worker. She was a very hardworking, outgoing woman who taught her children to work hard, achieve their goals, and never give up. Renee was a role model to her children, who she always put first, loved her grandbabies, and always cheered the loudest at any of their events. She will be greatly missed by those who had the pleasure of knowing her. She was preceded in death by her mother, Beverly Rougeau-Norwood; and her son, Fisher Wade Hughes. Renee is survived by her father, Jimmy Norwood and wife Trina, of Merryville, LA; children, Grant Klein and wife Megan, of Bridge City and Colton Klein and Chelsae Durham; grandchildren, Blake, Caleb, and Landon Klein; siblings, Julie Norwood-Walker and husband Bobby, of Orangefield and Chad Norwood and wife Sara, of Merryville; aunt, Janet Rougeau-Abrego; nephews, Shiloh Walker and Danny Walker; niece, Jasey Courville; along with numerous cousins, other family, and friends. Serving as pallbearers will be Shiloh Walker, Bobby Walker, Dane Courville, Chad Norwood, Danny Walker, and Bubba Stephenson. Honorary pallbearers are Blake Klein, Caleb Klein, Landon Klein, and Jimmy Norwood. As a lover of animals, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Humane Society of Southeast Texas at PO Box 1629 Beaumont, TX 77704 or to Texas Children’s Hospital at Office of Development, Ste. 5214 PO Box 300630 Houston, TX 77230-0630.

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