Louise Yount, 81, of Orange , passed away Monday, February 4, 2008 at Memorial Hermann Baptist Hospital in Beaumont . Funeral services will be at 10:00 A.M. Friday, February 8, 2008 in the Chapel of Dorman Funeral Home in Orange . Interment will follow at the King Cemetery in Hartburg. A gathering of family and friends will be from 5:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. Thursday at the funeral home.
Born on March 17, 1926 in Cadron Township , Arkansas to Tobias T. and Loy Lee (Reece) Lane, she was a sixty year resident of the Orange area, had previously lived in Little Rock, Arkansas and was a homemaker. Mrs. Yount enjoyed monitoring and sharing the weather forecast, spending time with her family especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, watching the news and keeping up with politics, fishing, looking at flowers, cooking and watching Dallas Cowboy football.
Mrs. Yount is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Raymond M. Yount; sisters, Elizabeth Caldwell, Avanell Golden and Nadine Bartley. She is survived by her daughter, Emearl Bilbo of Orange; sister, Lorene Yant of Conway, Arkansas; grandchildren, Tammy Hanson and husband Michael of Lumberton and David Bilbo of Orange; great-grandchildren, Christopher Hanson of Lumberton and Meghan Bilbo of Orange; numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.