Betty Jean Trantham, 77, of West Orange passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 20, at The Meadows Nursing Home.

She was a native of Bald Knob, Arkansas; born on Oct. 27, 1934 to the late Leona (Norris) and Albert Davis.

She had lived the Orange area since 1959 and was a member of McDonald Memorial Baptist Church. She retired from West Orange ISD after 35 years of serve in the cafeteria as a cook. She enjoyed cooking and feeding everyone, gardening, camping and helping with the youth sporting events.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Davis; husband, Bobby Harold Trantham and five siblings.

She is survived by her children, Marsha Fleming of Houston, Bobby Trantham and wife, Lorrie of West Orange, Harold Trantham and wife, Pat of Buna, Lynn Trantham and wife, Kathy of Spring, Linda Trantham and partner, Kelly McCaleb of Sugar Land; cousins, Karolyn Dorion and husband, Tony of Pinehurst, Marshall Long of Brooklyn, TX; fourteen grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.

A Funeral Service was held on Thursday, Dec. 22, at 11:00 am at McDonald Memorial Baptist Church in West Orange.

Officiating will the Rev. Joel Warren. Burial was at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens near Bridge City.

Funeral Services under the director of Dorman Funeral Home.