Juanita M. Sullivan, 83, of Orange, died Tuesday, November 19, 2013, at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont.

Funeral services will be 10am, Saturday, November 23, 2013, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Joshua Nobles and Reverend David Wagner. Burial will follow at Orange Forest Lawn Cemetery in Orange. Serving as pallbearers will be Timothy Sullivan, Brandon Sullivan, Brady Sullivan, Steve Lege, Bryce LeJeune, and Michael Sullivan

Visitation will be from 5pm to 8pm, Friday, at the funeral home.

Born in New Iberia, Louisiana, on February 23, 1930, Juanita was the daughter of St. Cyr LeLeux and Edmonia (Norris) LeLeux. On July 19th mama was stricken by sickness. She fought and rallied up several times. Last night, November 19, 2013, she was too tired to fight. Mama moved to her new home in glory with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. She reunited with love ones, including Daddy and Nanny and all is well. She was a loving mother and Mawmaw.

Juanita was preceded in death by her husband, Tom Sullivan; son, William “Bill” Sullivan; grandson, Sean Sullivan; sister, Ramona Lege; and son-in-law, Tommy Nobles.

She is survived by her sons, Clyde Lovell Sullivan and wife, Jackie, Wayne Sullivan and wife, Kaye, Cha Chee Sullivan and wife, Toni; daughter, Tonna Turner and husband, Rob; daughter-in-law, Barbara Sullivan; eleven grandchildren; and twenty-six great-grandchildren.

The family would like to send a special thank you to Odyssey Hospice and Golden Years; especially Mary.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Golden Years Assisted Living; 16532 Texas 62, Orange, Texas 77630; (409) 745-9096.