Jean Levingston, 87, of Orange, died Thursday, July 12, at her residence. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Monday, July 16, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange. Burial will follow at Orange Forest Lawn Cemetery in West Orange.

Visitation will begin one hour prior to the service on Monday.

Born in El Reno, OK., on Nov. 11, 1924, Jean was the daughter of Dempsey and Lovenia (Gallien) Perkins. She was a homemaker, and a member of First United Methodist Church in Orange where she had served as Treasurer of her Sunday School class.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Melvin Levingston; son, Darryl Levingston; brother, Marvin Perkins; and sister, Peggy Prejean.

Jean is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Dudley and Linda Levingston of Orange; two grandchildren, Christopher Levingston and David Levingston; two great-grandchildren, Laurie Levingston and Daniel Levingston; sister-in-law, Hester Perkins of West Orange; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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