Lillian Moore Abshire, 95, of Orange, passed away Sunday, Jan. 18, at her home.

Celebration of Life Mass will be at 10:00 AM, Wednesday, Jan. 20, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, with Father Joseph Daleo officiating. Interment will follow at St. Mary’s Catholic Church Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00-8:00 PM, Tuesday, Jan. 19, at Dorman Funeral Home, with a rosary service at 7:00 PM.

Lillian was born April 23, 1920 in Orange, to the late Frank Moore and Corrine Carpenter Moore. She was a faithful member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church. She worked for many years as a nurse for Francis Ann Lutcher Hospital and Orange Memorial Hospital. She enjoyed sewing and loved her family.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband Whitney Joe Abshire; infant son David Lee Abshire and grandson Alton Paul Durio; sisters, Mary Celeste Curry and Ada Bergeron and brothers, George Moore and Paul Moore.

Survivors include her three daughters; Betty Lou Davis and husband Johnny and Nora Jane Abshire, all of Orange and Mary Lillian Banaszak and husband Norbert of Harrison, AR.; son, James Whitney Abshire and wife Sandra of Orange and sister Edna Mae Seilhan; eight grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren and 13 great-great grandchildren.

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