Juanita Coline Manuel, 72, of Orange, passed away on Thursday, April 10, at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont.

Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m., Monday, April 14, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Mr. Don Swanson, Mr. Chris Eppler, and Mr. Justin McCorkle of Mauriceville Church of Christ. Burial will follow at Wilkinson Cemetery in Mauriceville.

Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., Sunday, April 13, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.

Born in Bay City, on Au.t 12, 1941, she was the daughter of Robert M. Vanness and Bertha Lillian Vanness. Juanita enjoyed collecting antiques and cooking.  She was a member of Mauriceville Church of Christ and attended Bible Study class.  She loved her family and will be deeply missed by all those who knew and loved her.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and grandson, Cole Robert Johnson.

She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Bill Manuel, of Mauriceville; daughters, Sherry and Neil David of Groves, and Sharron and Monty Wood of Mauriceville; sons, William “Beaver” Manuel and Roseanna Spears, and Garry “Robbie” Manuel all of Mauriceville; grandchildren, Megan Borel, Daniel Wood, C.J. Johnson, Kayla Manuel, and Lyndie Manuel; great-grandchildren, Coy and David Johnson, Carson and Brydon Borel; brothers, James Robert Vanness of Angelton, Gary Wayne Vanness of West Columbia, and Roy Lynn Vanness of Conroe.

For those wishing to make memorial contributions, they may be made to Mauriceville Church of Christ, P.O. Box 900, Mauriceville, Texas 77626.