(Orange, Texas)

October 18, 2013

Willie Kate Moreau

The Orange Leader

ORANGE — Willie Kate Moreau, 81, of Orange passed away on Thursday, October 17, 2013 at her residence.

She was a native of Birmingham, Alabama; born on July 3, 1932 to the late Katherine (Wilkerson) and Willy Clyde Mills. She had lived in the Orange area for 42 years and was a lifelong Methodist. Willie enjoyed gardening and caring for her children. She received her Bachelor's Degree in Registered Nursing from the University of Kentucky. Mrs. Moreau was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend who will be dearly missed by all.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Willy Mills; brother, Willy Clyde "Dub" Mills, Jr..


She is survived by her sons, Dal Moreau III and wife, Debbie of Orange, TX, Luke Moreau and wife, Cindy of Needville, TX, Chuck Moreau and wife, Suzanne of College Station, TX, David Moreau and wife, Sydney of Orange, TX; sisters, Thelma Dowland of Milam, TN, Patsy Mills of Hyde Park, NY. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Tiffany, Ryan, Brandon, Ashley, Cory, Chandler, Laura, Lindsey, Dustin, Mallory, Matt and five great-grandchildren.

The family will hold a private Memorial Service in her honor on Sunday, October 20, 2013, at her request. Services were held under the direction of Dorman Funeral Home.  Condolences may be sent to the family at

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