Glenn Edward Orr, Jr.
Glenn Edward Orr, Jr., 84, a native of Hattiesburg, MS., and resident of Orange, died Tuesday, Jan. 17.
Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, Jan. 20, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Damon Bickham, pastor of First Baptist Church Deweyville, the Rev. Lee Walker, pastor of Caddo Valley Baptist Church, and Mr. Jonathan Weldon.
Visitation will begin at 9:00 a.m. Friday, prior to the funeral service.
Born in Hattiesburg, on Oct. 5, 1927, Edward was the son of Glenn Edward Orr and Earline (Montague) Orr. His love of the Lord Jesus Christ led him to serve as a Deacon and teacher in the Baptist church for over 50 years.
He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy during WWII. Edward was a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi. He worked as an Engineer for Bell South for 37 years, spending most of that time in Metairie, LA. He was a big man with a big heart.
He is preceded in death by his mother and father, Mr. and Mrs. Glenn E. Orr; and sister, Phyllis Orr Komp.
Edward is survived by his wife of 62 years, Margaret M. Orr; four children, Glenn Edward Orr, III and wife, Sherry of Orange, David Montague Orr of Watts, OK, Phyllis Orr Walker and husband, Lee of Arkadelphia, AR, and Mary Orr Weldon and husband, Gerry of Orange; 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Memorial donations may be made to First Baptist Church Deweyville Mission Offering, P.O. Box 79, Deweyville, Texas 77614.