Sharon Bilowich Davis, 68, of Orange, passed away Aug. 25, in Beaumont, after a long battle with MDS (Myelodysplastic Syndrome.)

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, August 30, at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Orange. Officiating will be Father Sinclair Oubre. Burial will follow at a later date at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.

Visitation will be Monday, Aug. 29, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange, from 5:00-8:00 p.m. with the Rosary recited at 6:00 p.m.

Born in Orange, Dec. 1, 1947, she was the daughter of John “Ski” Bilowich and Dale Riggs Zeto Bilowich. Sharon graduated from Lutcher Stark High School in 1966. She attended beauty school and worked as a hair stylist for many years. She then attended Lamar-Orange where she received her Certified Nurse Assistant certificate. She worked at Orange Memorial Hospital for several years. Following a brief retirement from nursing to care for her father, Sharon accepted a position with Delta Downs Casino in Vinton, as a guest relations attendant and worked there prior to becoming ill. Sharon loved bowling and got her love of sewing from her mother. Sharon was very involved with her grandchildren and volunteered in the kitchen to prepare meals for the youth group.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Those left to cherish her memory include her children, Melissa Davis Usie and husband Randy, of Orange and John M. Davis and fiancé Jenny Crisman, of Beaumont; grandchildren, Andrew Usie and Katelyn Usie; brother, Frank Zeto and wife Marie, of Orange; sister, Rose Simar and husband Bill, also of Orange; niece and Godchild, Laura Dougharty, niece, Liz Foshee; nephews, Mike Zeto, Nick Zeto and Mark Simar; along with several great-nieces, great-nephews and one great great-niece.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to A.S.K. (Adaptive Sports for Kids) at P.O. Box 332, Nederland, TX  77627 or Keysis Youth Ministry at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church 4300 Meeks Dr. Orange, Texas 77632.