Velma Louise Borel, 82, died Tuesday, July 21.

Borel was a longtime resident of the Golden Triangle area before settling down and making her home in Vidor. She was a member of the Pirate Sam Travel Club of Vidor and also of Community Church of Orange. Borel loved spending quality time with her family and friends and will be greatly missed.

She is survived by her loving husband of 65 years, Earl Borel; daughter, Pam Dixon and husband John of Brookeland; sons, Dannie Borel and wife Debbie of Bridge City and Troy Borel of Vidor; brother, Clerphe Barnabas Gaspard; six grandchildren, Allen Dixon, Brandy Falls, J.J. Dixon, Derrick Borel, Jason Dixon and Dillon Borel and 16 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by five sisters and three brothers.

Funeral services were Friday, July 24, at Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor, with interment at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange.

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