Sibyl Jann Rasberry
Sibyl Jann Rasberry, 86, of Orange, died Tuesday, Feb. 21, at her home.
Friends are invited to a visitation to be held on Sunday, Feb. 26, beginning at 11:30 a.m. at the First Christian Church in Orange with funeral services following at 1:00 p.m. Officiating will be Dr. Andy Pate, pastor of the church.
Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery in Orange with Pleas Evans, Jack Burney, Howard Bass, Jack Moore, Arthur “Sonny” Pacher, and Tom Windham serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Jim Sell, Mark Oldham, Billy James, and Don Covington.
Born in Kosciusko, MS., Jann was a daughter of Joe J. Chestnutt and Freda Dee (Barfoot) Chestnutt. She has been a resident of Orange since 1962 and was an administrative assistant in the laboratory at the former Orange Memorial Hospital.
Jann organized the first literary club in Orange and loved to tap dance. She was a faithful member of First Christian Church in Orange where she served on the hospitality committee.
Preceded in death by her parents, Joe and Freda Chestnutt; sister, Joan Mazzagatti; and sons, J. Scott Rasberry and Michael Steven Rasberry, Jann is survived by a church family who loved her and will miss her greatly.
For those who wish, memorials may be directed to First Christian Church, 611 North 9th St., Orange, Texas 77630.