Patricia Ann Taggart, 63, of Orange, died Friday, June 19, 2009 at her home. Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Tuesday at  Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m., Monday, at the funeral home.

Patricia was born on Jan. 3, 1946, in Orange and was the daughter of Jessie Irving and Myrta Lee (Nance) Smith. She was a retired nurse at Saint Patrick Hospital of Lake Charles, La.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Dorothy Johnson; and brother, John ”Jr.” Barnes.

Those left to cherish her memory are her daughter, Melissa Cordts and her husband Christopher of Houston; son, Murrey Taggart and his wife Angela of Orange; grandchildren, Patrick Taggart, Jessie Cordts, Jace Cordts, Jared Cordts, and Madison Taggart; and brothers, Thomas “Sleepy,” J.W.  and Billy Joe Smith.