Sylvia Moran, 92, of Orange, passed away July 4, at her residence. Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. July 5, and services to honor Sylvia’s life will be at 2:00 p.m., in the Chapel, at Claybar Funeral Home, following the services will be the burial at Autumn Oaks Cemetery.
She was born on Oct. 29, 1919, in Arnaudville, La. She was the daughter of Zula Gilbeau Fruge and Edward Lastie Fruge. She was an accomplished artist, and seamstress. Sylvia and her late husband, Glenn, loved to square dance and travel; they visited 49 of the 50 states; the mid-west and north-west many times. Alaska was a favorite, visiting six times.
Sylvia is preceded in death by her parents (Zula and Edward Fruge), her husband of 52 years, Glenn Moran and her niece Debra Leger Dean.
Those who will cherish her memory are her daughter, Sherry Lester and husband, Thomas Lester; stepson, Glenn Thomas Moran and wife, Jackie; grandchildren, Natalie Hayes and husband, Michael; Keith Lester and wife, Angela; Dr. Kenneth Lester and David Lester; her great granddaughters, Ashley Clark and husband, Chris, Evan Gray and husband, Jeremy; Krystal and Amber Lester; great grandson, Bryan Hayes; her great-great grandsons, Adrian and Colin Clark; her sisters, Louella Ravencraft, Mildred Leger, and Gloria Wade; two nieces, Dr. Carol Fetters and Cindy Idom; and two nephews, Larry Leger and Lonnie Leger.
Honoring Sylvia as pallbearers are Keith Lester, Dr. Kenneth Lester, David Lester, Michael Hayes, Chris Clark and Bryan Hayes. Honorary pallbearers are: Larry Leger, Lonnie Leger and Jeremy Gray.
Special Thanks goes to her Caregivers, Angela Lester and Texas Home Health Hospice.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary Catholic School, 2600 Bob Hall Rd. Orange, Texas, 77630.