Leona LaBleu Hutton, 83, lifelong resident of Orange passed away Sunday, June 26, in Port Arthur.

Funeral Services will be at 2:00 p.m., Friday, July 1, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange with the Rev. Steve Neal officiating. Interment will follow at Evergreen Cemetery.

A gathering of family and friends will be on Thursday from 6 to 9:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mrs. Hutton was born Dec. 11, 1927 in Orange to Edgar LaBleu, Sr. and Willie M. (Beattie) LaBleu. For 35 years she worked and ran Evergreen Cemetery along with her husband, Leonard. She was also a member of Cove Baptist Church.

She is preceded in death by her parents; son, Charles Clawson; sisters, Pearl Dixon and Evelyn LaBleu and brother, Vernon LaBleu.

Those left to remember her is her husband, Leonard G. Hutton; daughters and sons-in-law, Violet and Frederick Herachetta, Leona Mae and Karl Fields and Evelyn Clawson; son and daughter-in-law, Dale “Butch” and Candy Clawson; 14 grandchildren; many great grandchildren and multiple great-great grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister, Clara Murphy; brother, Edgar LaBleu, Jr.; aunt, Ethel LaBleu and numerous nieces and nephews.

Serving as pallbearers will be Larry Pedder, Sr., Larry Pedder, Jr., Larry Suárez, David Pedder, Jr., Dale Clawson, David Pedder III and Karl Fields. Honorary pallbearers will be Kurviest Murphy and Kevin LaRose.

The family would like to thank all the nurses and staff at Gulf Health Care Center for all of their kindness and care during this difficult time.