(Orange, Texas)

October 18, 2013

Frances Dyson

The Orange Leader

ORANGE — Frances Dyson, 91, of Orange, passed away Thursday, October 17, 2013, at Oakwood Manor in Vidor.


A graveside service will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, October 21, 2013, at Evergreen Cemetery in Orange. Officiating will be Reverend Kevin Brown, pastor of First Baptist Church in Mauriceville. Serving as Pallbearers will be Dan Sadler, Justin Hutto, Weldon Smith, Christian Johnson, Steven Roe, Richard Harper and Gene Harper.


Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Sunday, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.


Born in Cisco, Texas on May 6, 1922, Frances was the daughter of Bernard Oliver Brady and Ruby (Jemerson) Brady. Following the death of her mother, her father married Virgie Brady who raised Frances as her own daughter. Frances retired as supervisor from Cliff’s 7-11 convenience stores. She was an exceptional seamstress. Her greatest joy was sewing clothes for her children and grandchildren. Frances cherished her children, grandchildren and family and will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.


She was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil Travis Dyson; children, Mary Lou Sadler, Billy Dyson and Bobby Dyson; and sisters, Doris Cooper and Madie Harper.


Frances is survived by her daughter-in-law, Gwen Dyson of Orange; grandchildren, Heather Dyson, Robin Dyson, Daniel Wayne Sadler, David Lee Sadler and Suzanne Lenae Hutto, all of Orange; great-grandchildren, Taylor Hutto, Josey Hutto, Jenna Hutto, Tyler Hutto, Hanna Sadler, Abby Sadler and Carley Lowe; sisters, Diane Pinder and husband, Diddy of Vinton, Louisiana and Billie Gresham and husband, Ed of Arlington; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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