Marjorie Evelyn “Jackie” Carpenter, 82, of Orange, passed away Sunday, Oct, 28, at Harbor Hospital of Southeast Texas in Beaumont. Born on June 9, 1930 in Orange, to her parents, J. E. Carpenter and Viola (Burleson) Carpenter, she was a lifelong resident of Orange, she was a member of the Wesley United Methodist Church and she worked with the DuPont Sabine River Works Plant in Orange.

Jackie enjoyed bowling, reading, working puzzles, dancing and helping others. Jackie will also be remembered for helping the youth group at church.

Jackie is preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Frances Garrett and her niece, Jackie Morriss.

Those who will most cherish her memory are her great niece, Whitney Ormond and husband, Ross of San Antonio; her brother-in-law, James Garrett of Texarkana as well as numerous members of her extended family.

Graveside services for Jackie will be at 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, Oct. 31, at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens near Bridge City with the Rev. Randy Branch, officiating. Interment will follow services which are under the direction of Dorman Funeral Home in Orange.

For those who desire memorial donations, please make a donation in memory of Jackie to the Salvation Army. Condolences may be sent to the family at