Adella Pauline “Lucille” Johnson, 67, of Orange, passed away Thursday, July 9, 2009 in Orange.  A memorial service to remember her life will be at 2 p.m., Saturday, in the Chapel of Dorman Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. Barry Bradley, pastor of the First Baptist Church in Orange. A gathering of family and friends will be from 11 a.m. until service time on Saturday at the funeral home.  

Born on March 31, 1942 in Pitkin, La., to Fred Paul and Luanna (Odom) Paul, she lived in the Orange area for 56 years, she graduated from Little Cypress High School, was a member of Little Cypress Baptist Church and was a homemaker.  Lucille was a great cook, she enjoyed spending time with her family; especially her grandchildren and her great-granddaughter she was an avid reader, enjoyed working word search puzzles, speaking on the telephone and she enjoyed watching the Lifetime Channel on T.V.   Lucille had worked since childhood.

Lucille is preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Bill Paul and Freddy Lee Paul; and her two sisters, Johnnie Mae Flynt and Wanda “Pokey’ Clements. 

Those who will most cherish her memory are her children, daughter, Adella Pauline “Lucy” Gravett and her husband Terry Ray of Orange; son, Lance Fredrick Johnson of Orange; sisters, Faye Davidson and her husband R. W. of Mauriceville and Ione Buxton and her husband, Bob, of Deweyville; grandchildren, Stephen Fisher, Chase Gravett and Benjamin Kyle Johnson and her great-granddaughter, Myiah Grace Fisher.