Ann Bell Olliff, 84, of Orange, passed away July 11, at Calder Woods in Beaumont.
Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 14, at First United Methodist Church in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. John Warren. Cremation will follow under the direction of Claybar Haven of Rest Crematory.
Visitation will begin at 1:00 p.m., prior to the service.
Born in Raymondville, Jan. 11, 1931, she was the daughter of William Albert Bell, Jr. and Mary Adele (Small) Bell. Ann taught as an elementary school teacher in Starks and was a member of First United Methodist Church in Orange. Ann lived a very full life, loved to travel and enjoyed the mountains and the coast.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, William Albert Bell, III and her longtime friend, Eleanor “Schultzie” Shult.
She is survived by her loving siblings, Peggy Artz and husband, Bob of San Antonio, their children PegAnn, Rusty, Wendy and their families; Charles Bell and wife, Donna of Orange, their children, Andy, Gray, Jason, Matt and their families and her niece, Renee DeLeon and her family. She is also survived by her only son, Jim Olliff and wife, Jan of Orange and their family; granddaughter, Sarah Anne DeBlanc and husband, Mathew of Dallas and great grandchildren, Jake Austin and Halli Raye and step-granddaughter, Mande Lisbony and husband Steve, of Orange and their children, Hannah Faith and Jude Clayton. Being surrounded by her loving family was a very important part of her life.
Ann was a very caring and giving person and would be honored if you would make a contribution to a local charity in lieu of flowers.