Mr. Jeff Runnels, 84 passed away on Sunday, April 17, at Christus St. Catherine Hospital.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, April 27 at 1:00 p.m. at Mt. Sinai Baptist Church in Orange, where the Rev. Calvin C. Jones is pastor. The Rev. John Doyle, III will officiate.

Burial will take place at Magnolia Gardens Cemetery under the direction of Colonial Memorial Chapel Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 11:00am to 1:00 p.m. at Mt. Sinai Baptist Church.

A native of Mangham, LA., he joined the Armed Forces on Oct. 18, 1954. He began working for DuPont Chemical Plant in 1946, where he had perfect attendance, retiring in 1986.

Jeff led a full life, he loved fishing, hunting and playing Dominoes and his daughter, Clare.

Mr. Runnels is survived by his loving daughter, Clare Foster, Son- in- law, Raymond; Three grandchildren, Rayven, Raygen & Sophie Foster. Two bothers, Frank Runnels and Phillip Runnels. Step children, Frank Reed, III and Christy Reed, and a host other relatives and friends.