Frieda Ann Benedict, beloved mother and grandmother, 45, of Orange, died Saturday, Jan. 22.


service will be 10 a.m. Saturday, January 29, at Claybar

Funeral Home Chapel in Orange. Cremation will be under the direction of

Claybar Haven of Rest Crematory in Bridge City.


in Yokata Air Force Base, Japan, on June 24, 1965, Frieda was the

daughter of Thomas Owen Benedict Sr. and Elfrieda (Stewart) Benedict.


in death by her mother, Frieda is survived by her parents, Thomas

Benedict Sr. and his wife, Hazel; daughter, Nicole Renea Trero and her

husband, Sam; son, John Douglas Dyer; and daughter, Shanequa Ann Clark.


is also survived by her grandchildren, Tristin Lane Trero, Victoria

Chanel Trero and Kason Caelob Ingram; and brother, Thomas Benedict Jr.