Ara “Sue” Hennigan, 74, of Orange, Texas, passed away on January 14, 2020.

Born in Orange, Texas, on September 2, 1945, she was the daughter of Roufis Barras and Bernice Hudnall. Sue was a member of Hartburg Baptist Church and spent many years working as a Dietician for Changing Seasons Nursing Home in Vidor, Jones Health Center in Orange, and at The Meadows Nursing Home in Orange. She loved her family dearly and will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Roufis and Bernice; children, Tammy Hennigan and Jimmy Lee Blake; and her brothers, Russell Barras and William James Barras.

Sue is survived by her daughter, Ann Hennigan Carr; sister, Mary Frances Barker; step-children, Michael Hennigan, Patty Morris, Tony Hennigan, Carolyn Hennigan, Janice Hollingsworth, and Margie Falgut; numerous grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and other loving family and friends.

The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Sue’s nieces, Barbara Slaughter and Cindy Hoffpauir, for the many trips they made taking Sue for treatments in Beaumont and being there to help in any way they could.

A memorial service for Sue will be held at a later date. Cremation is under the direction of Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.

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