Effie Trahan, 84, of Orange, passed away Wednesday, July 30, 2008, in Memorial Hermann Baptist Hospital in Orange.
Service were Saturday, Aug. 2, in Claybar Funeral Home in Orange, with the Rev. Joseph Daleo officiating. Interment was in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.

Born Nov.  8, 1923, in Orange to Willis and Elizabeth (Pittman) Goodman, she was a former member of the Orange Crack Unit, Orange Lions Club and the Cajun Dance Club.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilson A. Trahan; son, Willis Foreman; stepsons, Larry Trahan and Bobby Wayne Trahan, and eight brothers and sisters.

Survivors include her son, Dennis Foreman of Orange, daughters, Delores Arnett of Orange, Carolyn Hetzel of Port Arthur and Lisa Arvizo of Mauriceville; and stepchildren, John Harold Trahan, Dennis Trahan, David Trahan, Earl Trahan, Rhonda Trahan and Joyce Holloway; nine grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, five great-great grandchildren and brother, Dempsey Goodman of San Antonio.