Nelda Ann Carpenter LeJeune
Nelda Ann Carpenter LeJeune, 72, of Orange, passed away Thursday, Oct. 10, at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont.
Born Jan. 19, 1941 in Pittsburgh, TX., she was the daughter of Roy Carpenter and Verdis Nell (Bishop) Carpenter, she lived in Orange for the last 40 years. Although she was a homemaker, she had previously worked as proofreader for the Times-Herald Newspaper in Dallas during the time of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Nelda was a member of the Hartburg Baptist Church, and was a loyal fan of Elvis Presley, and collected many pieces of memorabilia of him. She enjoyed going to flea markets and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.