Gladis G. Chance, 79, of Orange, passed away Monday, Oct. 31, at Baptist Hospital in Orange.

Funeral services to remember her life will be at 10:00 A.M. Thursday, Nov. 3, in the Chapel of Dorman Funeral Home in Orange with Brother John Fortenberry, officiating. Interment will follow services at the King Cemetery in Hartburg.

A gathering of family and friends for a time of reflection will be from 5:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Gladis was born on June 21, 1932 in Joaquin, to her parents, Albert Willis and Annie Mae (Weatherford) Willis, she was a longtime resident of the area, she was a homemaker and she was of the Baptist faith. Gladis will be remembered for assisting others and spending time with her family.

Gladis is preceded in death by her father, Albert Willis; her mother, Annie Mae Bergeron; her husband, Robert Lee Chance, Sr.; her daughters, Carolyn Martin and Gloria Phillips; her sister, Katie Bell Kibodeaux and husband, A.C. and her brother, Emery Willis.

Those who will most cherish her memory are her sons, Robert Lee Chance, Jr. and wife, Betty Sue of Deweyville and Weldon Ray Chance and wife, Phylis of Bridge City; her grandchildren, Tammy Cossey, Benny Standley, Patrick Standley, Stacy Woodson, Kenneth Brones, Thomas Campbell, Robert Chance, III, Michelle Glover and Mandy Rector; 14 great grandchildren; a host of extended family and friends.