Claudie Marie Jones, 76, of Orange passed away Saturday, August 25, 2012 at her home. Funeral Services will be at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange. Officiating will be Reverend Joseph P. Daleo of St. Mary Catholic Church. Interment will follow at St. Mary Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home in Orange. Born in Orange on March 27, 1936, Claudie was the daughter of Olefide and Mae (Hogan) LeBlanc. She retired from the state of Texas after working for over 30 years from what is now known as the Department of Health and Human Services. After retirement Claudie and her husband, Charles spent their time at Lake San Rayburn relaxing and fishing. She was also a member of St. Mary Catholic Church. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Charles David Jones; nephew, Larry Hudson and brother, Ralph LeBlanc. She is survived by her son, Mike Jones of Orange; daughter and son-in-law, Lisa and Mark Scott of Houston and granddaughters, Marli Scott of Houston and Rebekah Jones of Mooringsport, LA. She is also survived by her sister, Lillie M. Henderson of Orange; nephew, Stephen Hudson of Houston; numerous nieces, nephews and family who all loved her dearly.
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Aug. 28, 2012