orangeleader.com (Orange, Texas)

Obituaries

November 5, 2013

Maurine Davis Lazenby

ORANGE —    Maurine Davis Lazenby was born September 7, 1922 in San Augustine , Texas to Jimmy Davis and Callie Garrett.

   She was the eldest of four daughters.  She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters, Ollie Curl and Lillie Mae Parks.

   Maurine was educated in San Augustine, Texas School District. Maurine united in holy matrimony to Othera Brooks and to this union five children were born. Her husband and two children preceded her in death, a son, James Lewis Brooks , a daughter, Edna Mae Davis.

   Maurine was awarded “Woman of the Year” in 1994 by her civic organization, Eureka Progressive Civic and Art Club for services rendered. She was very active in this organization.

   She met and married John M. Lazenby, in Orange , Texas on March 31,1951. No children were born to this union.

  Maurine was a homemaker and a domestic.

   On October 31, 2013 she entered her final place of rest.

   Maurine leaves to cherish her memories two sons: Otis J. (Emma) Brooks, I of Fort Washington , Maryland, David A. (Pat) Brooks, I of Marshall, Texas and one daughter Antionette “Callie” Brooks Sterling of Orange , Texas, One sister, Mahilda Moore of Dallas , Texas. Two brothers, Tommy Davis and Rayford Earl Davis. Sixteen grandchildren, thirty-four great grandchildren and fourteen great-great grandchildren.

   Homegoing services will be at Starlight Church of God in Christ, 2800 Bob Hall Road, Orange Texas at 11:00a.m. Saturday, November 9, 2013.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • Ramona Gay Tolman Ramona Gay Tolman

    Ramona Gay Tolman, 44, of Mauriceville passed away on Sunday, April 20, 2014.

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • William Harold Force William Harold Force

    William Harold Force, age 94, died April 21, 2014 at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont, Texas.

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Nedra Smith Nedra Smith

    Nedra Smith, age 99, died quietly at the Sabine House on April 5, 2014.

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Orbia B. Stephens Orbia B. Stephens

    Orbia B. Stephens, 83, of Orange, passed away on Saturday, April 19, 2014, at home in Orange.

    April 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Johnnie Spears Sr. Johnnie Spears Sr

    On April 17, 2014, Johnnie Spears Sr. returned to the house of his Heavenly Father.

    April 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Murray Lee Harris Murray Lee Harris

    Murray Lee Harris, 96, of Tyler, TX, died Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Mother Francis Hospital after a short hospitalization for pneumonia.

    April 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Reagan Taylor Alton Dugas Reagan Taylor Alton Dugas

    Reagan Taylor Alton Dugas life journey ended on April 15, 2014 from Pancreatic Cancer.

    April 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Georgia Romero Georgia Romero

    Georgia Romero, 72, of Orange, passed away on Saturday, April 19, 2014, at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont.

    April 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Elvina Rose Mims Elvina Rose Mims

    In loving memory of Elvina Rose Mims

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Myra A. Wright Myra A. Wright

    Myra A. Wright, 81, of Bridge City, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, April 14, 2014, at Baptist Hospital in Orange.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide