LaDelle Carter Stanford, 87, of Orange passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 2, at The Meadows Nursing and Rehab.

A visitation will be held on Friday, Nov. 4, 2011 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Dorman Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, Nov. 5, at 1 p.m at the funeral home, with Rev. Dan Calkins officiating. A graveside service will follow the service at 2:45 p.m. at Resthaven Cemetery in Silsbee.

She was a native of Hamburg, Ark.; born on Jan. 31, 1924 to the late Anna B. McCoy and Ruben Joseph Carter, Sr.. She had lived in Silsbee until 1968 when she moved to Orange and she was a member of Little Cypress Baptist Church. Her joy in life was spending time with her family and grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Leroy Stanford; twin sister, LaNelle Carter; sister, Maxine Land; brothers, Watson Carter, George C. Carter and David L. Carter.

She is survived by her daughter, Patricia Shaw of Orange; sons, Gary Stanford and wife, Stephanie of Houston, Richard Stanford and wife, Cathron of Houston; brother, Jack Carter and wife, Joan of Mississippi; eight grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and one great-great grandson.

Serving as pallbearers will be Brian Stanford, David Stanford, Brendan Lee, Dylan Lee, Paul Lee and Wayne Hunter. Honorary pallbearer will be Stephen Shaw.