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Lois Orr

October 13, 1915 — October 16, 2009

Lois Morrison Orr, 93, of Ft. Worth, formerly of Greenville, went into the restful arms of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Friday, October 16, 2009 at Lexington Place Nursing and Rehab in Richland Hills. She died of natural causes surrounded by her family after a full and wonderful life. Funeral Services for Ms. Orr will be held on Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at Wesley Methodist Church at 11:00 A.M. with the Rev. Paul Gould officiating. Burial will follow in Memoryland Memorial Park. Family will receive friends and family from 6-8pm Monday at Peters Funeral Home. Lois, a long time resident of Greenville, and later of Lake Tawakoni, was born in Kingston, TX to Elva and Ollie B. Morrison on October 13, 1915. She married Raymond F. Orr, her husband of 68 years, in 1932 and they made their home in Greenville. Lois and Raymond had one child, Ramona. As a mother, Lois was involved in school-sponsored activities and in Greenville civic clubs. She volunteered thousands of hours of service as a Pink Lady for the Hunt County Hospital Auxiliary over a period of years. Lois was proud of her American Native heritage. While in Greenville, Lois was an active member of Wesley Methodist Church where she taught Sunday School in the primary department and sang in the adult choir. She made friends easily and treasure lifelong friends in Greenville. In 1967, Lois and Raymond moved from Greenville to Lake Tawakoni where the enjoyed their home at Fox Point. Lois was a member of Faith Baptist Church in Quinlan and later rejoined Wesley Methodist where her membership remained until her death. Lois loved her lake home and its beauty and solitude and lived there until shortly after the death of her husband in 2000. While at Fox Point, Lois enjoyed close friendships with many neighbors whom she treasured and loved. Lois lived in Fort Worth near her family the last 5 years of her life. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Ramona and David Sagen, two grandchildren, Renee Mitcham and husband Michael and Roxanne Koury and husband Michael, five great grandchildren, Clara, Kaitlyn, and Hannah Mitcham, and Daniel and Rachel Koury, and an extended family of nieces, nephews, and cousins. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the charity of your choice.
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